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Steve Davies - Canberra, Founder, Ozloop.org Custodian, Apsbullying.com, B.Ed | about.me

Steve Davies, is a former public servant with over thirty years experience working in the public service in various roles. Founder of OZloop and custodian of APS Bullying. 216 more words


Hillary's 13 dirty words

A group called the HRC Super Volunteers has launched a war on the 13 most sexist words in HillaryWorld.  To lend assistance to this very important mono-partisan message, I provide a sample of the kind of context these sexist words can cut and sting. 98 more words


Layman's Ten Commandments (reprint from email)

Layman ‘s 10

Someone has written these
beautiful words. It ‘s a must read.

Try to understand the deep meaning of it.

They are like the ten commandments to follow in life all of the time! 275 more words

Taking notes 45: Singapore radical: Lee Kuan Yew

by Sanjay Perera

Old age hath yet his honour and his toil;

Death closes all: but something ere the end,

Some work of noble note, may yet be done,

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Basil the bully

Basil Boom Boom Morrison doesn’t seem to like the idea of democracy. At the Local Government Commission hearings, he has regularly commented about the problem of Councils needing to answer to the electorate and regular elections. 247 more words


Cuba isn't "open" just because the US says it is

American television handyman Bob Vila is now in Cuba, so the island nation must be opening up, right? Since last December’s historic announcement that the US and Cuba would re-establish diplomatic relations, there has been a flurry of public speculation among US media on what the changes will mean for tourism, immigration, business, and baseball. 880 more words