Tag Archives: vitriol

No Hate

In the Star Observer, Tim Scriven writes about CAAH (Community Action Against Homophobia), spiritedly defending the organisation’s production of post-election t-shirts labelled “Fuck Tony Abbott”. CAAH has taken the admirable step of signalling early that they won’t nod sagely while he destroys lives, mumbling that at least he has a “mandate”. They’re carving out a… Read More »

Picketing funerals is a moral outrage

I’ve been aware for some time of the immoral and reprehensible behaviour of the Westboro Baptist Church. Amongst a plethora of other spiteful activities, they regularly picket funerals of dead soldiers and anyone else they think will gain them attention in order to spread their message of hate and vitriol. I even personally attracted the attention… Read More »

Poison dipped in chocolate in still poison

In my previous post, I mentioned a few reasons why I don’t always feel proud of Australia, and felt that it was important to talk about that on Australia Day. My first point, for the record, was: I am a second class citizen. This is the 14th year my partner and I have been living… Read More »

Ah yeah, you're a paragon of journalistic integrity, PC World

So, more than a week before Apple has their event to release a new product (which everyone in the world is now convinced is a tablet), PC World brings out a review of why it will be a heap of crap. Presumably they’d like us to think they have extremely powerful prescience, but I think… Read More »