Month: October 2016

They Get How Much at the Human Rights Commission?!

By now, everyone is aware of Bill Leak’s infamous cartoon.

TMR has elected to reproduce it here as a firmly extended central digit to the left – which loves taking offense for the sake of taking offense and which specialises in encouraging people who otherwise couldn’t care less to join their crusade (seriously, I take my hat off, they’re really good at doing this).

I’m not going to provide yet another opinion on the merits of the cartoon itself. That’s for you to decide. Long may you continue having the freedom to do just that.

Bias and conflict of interest

The point of this post is to debunk the accusations of bias and conflict of interest that have been raised (I bet you weren’t expecting that) and to expose the egregious waste of public money that is the Human Rights Commission (you were probably expecting that).

Go make yourself a cup of coffee (or prepare a stiff drink) and stick around: you’ll be blown away by some of the numbers.

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Joining the Dots – One Wind Farm at a Time

The day after the South Australian storms, it was obvious to TMR and anybody with above Gump-level IQ what had happened and why.

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Greens Issue Senate Motion to Condemn Trump

The Greens have issued a motion which asks the Senate to condemn various comments made by Donald Trump.

I would have thought that someone, anyone, in the media would have called this out for the hypocritical joke that it was. Lucky I didn’t hold my breath waiting.

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Venezuela in Australia

The City of Fremantle has decided to give ‘co-operative’ land development a try. It’s not going to end pretty.

Even if you don’t live in Fremantle or Western Australia, you should still care about this – because if it’s not already happening in an area near you, it could well be soon enough.

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We’re All Gonna Fry

As Perth completed its coldest September in 120 years of record, it didn’t take long for Jo Nova to be on the case:

In the last 120 years in Perth there has never been a September as cold as this one. We know that thanks to Chris Gillham, who has been tracking Western Australian weather in detail for years at WAClimate.net.

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