lifejackets of truth

August 30th, 2004

In an unusual move, the Senate will resume, as scheduled, today and sit until late tomorrow afternoon, when the writs will have been issued for the October the 9th poll.
That will allow the Opposition parties to re-form the Senate inquiry into the children overboard affair.
This is heartening. It will never bring back the dead, the damaged or the drowned, or compensate us for the Howard years that followed, but it will go towards helping me to heal.

Green, green class of Brown (and Wilkie)

August 29th, 2004

He’s done it!
Johnny has finally committed to a date.
I’m off to stuff recycled envelopes with recycled paper.

Johanna; off like a stale bottle of wee

August 29th, 2004

Johanna Griggs : Anchor, Games of the XXVIII Olympiad Highlights on Channel 7.
She has obviously been encouraged by management to add little morality and bitchiness pieces.
She overstepped the mark yesterday when as Marion Jones and her teammates were disqualified in the 400 metre relay, Johanna spoke to camera saying
"There would be a lot of people out there that would think that this is justice."

So Johanna, have you checked the news lately?
Marion is alleged to have used banned substances.
Just like I might allege that you, Johanna, like to have a bit of

before you go on camera to keep that perky, upbeat glow going…
Care to provide a sample?

Johnny the lubricated

August 28th, 2004

Frankly, I’d be more comfortable if, like his best mate George W., he were Johnny the inebriated, Johnny the befuddled or just plain Johnny on vacation.
Call the election Johnny so I and millions of other Australians can vote you OUT!

hoping my drug dealer shows up on time…

August 25th, 2004