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Graphical Manipulations #124: Beasts, Toads, Ugliness, Rats, Rabbotts, Happy Chappies & Flag Power!

Well!  It’s been one of those weeks, one of those ummm weeks and we’ve all been getting on with the business, the business of good government!  794 more words

Myth busted (again): 27% of UK Muslims sympathising with Charlie Hebdo attack isn't a tiny minority

It’s a substantial and significant minority. This is shocking:

One in four British Muslims sympathise with terrorists behind the Charlie Hebdo attacks, a new poll shows.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has responded to the sudden death of opposition leader and arch-nemesis Boris Nemtsov, by announcing he will be taking the reins of his rival’s party in the upcoming election. 263 more words


Islamic State threat to behead Aussie Senator

Islam is so fragile and weak that debate about it cannot be allowed, otherwise its obvious shortcomings would be laid bare.

Rather than have to argue why this pre-medieval ideology wants to drag the planet back to the 7th Century, much easier to shriek ‘Islamophobia!’ and ‘Racist!’ or threaten physical harm. 364 more words

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Tony Abbott's Good Government just "Recycled Rubbish"

Tony Abbott has characterised his new “leadership style” as “recycled rubbish” in the wake of a new Fairfax poll that shows the beleaguered Prime Minister regaining some ground against Bill Shorten and the Federal Labor Party. 163 more words

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Poll Revival? If He Survives, Abbott Must Change

FOR THE SECOND TIME in a week, a new opinion poll has signalled a dramatic recovery in Coalition support, with the less-than-reliable Fairfax-Ipsos poll’s 51-49 lead to Labor apparently validating the four-point rise recorded by Newspoll last week. 1,411 more words