IT’S ONLY A MOTORBIKE, GET OVER IT

Initial ABC News reporting indicates that a young indigenous Australian was run down while riding a stolen motorcycle: About 200 protesters gathered outside the courthouse this morning ahead of the expected appearance of a 55-year-old man, who has been charged with manslaughter over the death of 14-year-old Elijah Doughty. The boy was riding a stolen motorcycle on […]

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IT’S YOUR FAULT I’M AN IDIOT

An ABC News exclusive over the past weekend: It is almost a cliche how quickly women are shamed, even when they are the victims of criminal behaviour as appears to be the case following reports of the exposure of a major child pornography ring in Australia. The news that teenage boys and men had been secretly stealing […]

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TERMINATOR FAILS TO TERMINATE

Having boasted of two previous abortions as acts of a woman exercising control over her own body, Clementine Ford announces the joyous birth of her first child – which will, of course, be genderless. Please read on after recovering from the thought of a Ford pregnancy and the distressing mental images possibly brought to mind.

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QUOTE ACCURATE

A brief, tense exchange between Anglican Rector Ian Powell and Bill Shorten: “You described people who weren’t in favour of changing the definition of marriage as ‘haters who come out from under rocks’. Can I ask you not to speak like that?” Rector Powell said. Mr Shorten said he was not being quoted accurately and did […]

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SOCIALISM REJECTED

Bolivian socialism gets a thumbs-down from actual workers: The Bolivian government says its deputy interior minister has been kidnapped and killed by striking miners. Lack of personal autonomy seems to be the problem: Protesters have been demanding more mining concessions, the right to work for private companies, and greater union representation. The dumb-assed miners obviously can’t […]

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MOTORWAY STICKUP

Don’t drive in the north of France at night and if you must, don’t stop: A group of migrants hoping to reach the UK ambushed a truck driver in Calais in an attempt to use the vehicle to cross the border… Nothing new: [The truck driver] said this kind of blockade was commonplace on the journey, […]

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