A Prayer For Commuters – Updated With Fresh Road-Rage!

From my Twitter, my little prayer (even though I don’t pray, unless I’m tripping) for me and anyone else risking their lives daily just to get to and from work inside a motor vehicle. Feel free to incorporate it into your pre-take-off routines.  May it protect you from death and catastrophic injury… Wick Burner UPDATE! Yesterday, in real life, I was saved from death or catastrophic injury by a higher being, or something. An attempt was made to run me off the road at ~110km/h by an impatient methamphetamine user with anger-management issues, bad fashion-sense, debatable personal hygiene standards, an absence … Continue reading A Prayer For Commuters – Updated With Fresh Road-Rage!

Answer The Damn Question!

Almost every time I see or hear a politician in an interview, I can be heard screaming “Answer the damn question!”  Same goes for business leaders, bureaucrats, CEO’s, media ‘personalities’, company spokespersons, and all the other time-wasters and obfuscators who refuse to participate in any variety of ‘plain talking’. Seems everyone is too scared to just simply speak the truth.  Covering the backside has taken priority over facts and real information.  And I blame most, if not all, of the world’s ills on this apparent inability to just. answer. a. question. I could rattle off pages of the ills I speak … Continue reading Answer The Damn Question!

Arrival

Landing succeeded smoothly – always a great relief – and the beautiful semi-Polynesian hostesses had made the flight more than bearable.  Making my way through customs and quarantine was a breeze.  I was a low-risk Australian, apparently. Once through the maze of partitions, I was met by the Doctor’s apprentice and escorted to a waiting car. The drive avoided the metropolitan sprawl completely and we ascended from near sea-level farming land into wooded hinterland and then along winding mountain roads.  What could have been a very relaxing ride was actually more like a rally drive – being lurched around the cabin … Continue reading Arrival

Narcissistic Billionaires – Re-Posted!

Dredged up from the archives, from before I was who I am today, this has been one of my posts of enduring popularity.  I think it gets lots of hits just because it has the word ‘fuck’ in it more times than it probably warrants, but there you go… Enjoy this old bit of junk from over 2 years ago.  Aaah, those were the days…   The world seems to be bubbling over with outspoken mega-rich individuals, promoting themselves and some delusional policy or social program, usually with painfully obvious self-interest at the core of their messages.  These people are … Continue reading Narcissistic Billionaires – Re-Posted!

$ervices Rendered – Re-Post

NOTE: Another post that I’m dredging up from February.  Re-posting this, just because it disappeared for a while, and today it was commented on by someone who tried to insult me by using bad words… (see below the post). So, the Australian Taxation Office has handed ~$880 Million to News Corp… What. The. Fuck? It is portrayed in the mainstream media as a “long-running court battle”.  Well, I call bullshit. “The money represents years of claims for exchange rate losses run up by News following a 1989 restructure of the empire.” What the fuck?  That’s just international business, right?  Exchange … Continue reading $ervices Rendered – Re-Post

Foxes In The Henhouse

ADDENDUM: I posted this back in February, and it is still valid, I think.  Since then, the foxes have been salivating at their seemingly endless menu of victims, and have eaten quite a few more helpless souls.  And the Number 1 fox, doing his utmost to divert attention from his and his government’s cruelty and ineptitude, has (in no particular order): declared war on Russia found and then lost a missing plane failed to retrieve ‘bodies, and parts of bodies’ (and save them from the ‘ravages of heat, and of animals’) that were disgorged from another plane in Ukraine and also declared … Continue reading Foxes In The Henhouse