I’m fed up with a negative government

I am beginning to think Australian politics is looking like the American system. When a vote is required for what ever reason, the opposition will take an opposing view and delay or even stop the acceptance of the vote. In America the medicare system proposed by the President, was opposed by the senate and the … [Read the full story]

She’s hot

Hello lovers of hot-ness. This lovely young lady is Hailey Clauson. She’s all over the net, so, a bit difficult to say we don’t know who she is. She’s American, but with a name like Clauson, I don’t think her routes would have started in the USA. She’s been a cover star for the Sports … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1799

American Astronomer, Andrew Elliott Douglass, witnesses the Leonids meteor shower from a ship off the Florida Keys. Douglass wrote in his journal that the ‘ whole heaven appeared as if illuminated with sky rockets, flying in an infinity of directions, and I was in constant expectation of some of them falling on the ship. They … [Read the full story]

Vacuum-Cleaner Dylan wins Nobel Peace Prize

So, Bob Dylan has won a Nobel Peace Prize. Dylan has become the 259th American to have won a Nobel Peace Prize. My friend brought me a ticket to see Bob Dylan about 20 years ago (some friend – thanks a lot Al). I went along, you know, to see what the big deal is … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1964

On this day, Stanley Kubrick released his black comic masterpiece, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb opens in theaters to both critical and popular acclaim. The movie’s popularity was evidence of changing attitudes toward atomic weapons and the concept of nuclear deterrence. The movie focused on the actions … [Read the full story]

Snoop Dogg/Lion will educate children about weed

Snoop Dogg is going to coach children in American Football…he’s also going to educate them in marijuana. The rapper is planning to educate the eight and nine-year-olds under his care at the Orange County Junior All America Football League about his love of…marijuana. The hip-hop star…who’s now reinvented himself as reggae singer Snoop Lion…explained: “It’s … [Read the full story]

The Stalking Cat dies at 54

Some say he was eccentric, others say he was crazy, but the man who earned a Guinness World Record for extreme body modifications to look like a tiger has died. Dennis Avner, a US Navy veteran better known by his Native American name Stalking Cat, was 54. The man with overgrown fingernails, fangs and a … [Read the full story]

A man called Jackmeoff is arrested…

An American man from Florida with an unfortunate name…or a strong commitment to practical jokes…was arrested last week on a litany of charges in Fort Lauderdale. Jackmeoff Mudd, 54, was arrested on charges of assault, disorderly conduct, resisting an officer, possession of alcohol in an open container, and violation of probation. He is being held at … [Read the full story]

John Daly behaves himself…for a change

Flamboyant American John Daly was on his best behaviour at Melbourne’s Woodlands Golf Club on Monday in his first public appearance since disgracing himself at the Australian Open. Seemingly unfazed by the uproar over his first-round walk-off at The Lakes, Daly was at his candid and entertaining best as he fronted up for the Melbourne Golf … [Read the full story]

Poppy fields don’t need eradicating…but something does…

There’s some good news in Afghanistan. The opium poppy production was halved last year. This was because of a crop disease…NOTHING to do with what the troops were doing. I’ve always thought the American obsession with eradicating poppy crops was pointless. Why deny the locals with their best chance of beating starvation? It’s one war that … [Read the full story]

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