As Kellyanne Conway wisely said of Trump, he knows the difference between what offends and what affects. This is the key to his brilliant tactics. Do something that affects, and distract by doing something that offends, something generally irrelevant of little or no consequence that gets his critics all riled
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Since the sun was formed in a mass of burning gases in a grand galatical ballet, burning gases or burning elements have provided all of our light. Whether natural light or man made, we’ve had a particular natural wavelength that has defined our illumination. But of course some unimaginative politicans
What positives could you possibly bring up about Senator Stephen Parry’s letter re: Bill Henson?
a) That it is spelt correctly?
b) That it contains relatively good punctuation?
c) That he has included a mobile phone number, which may allow you to call him and tell him how stupid this letter
For a liberal, equal respect demands too much and more than is necessary. For passionate religious believers (and liberal ideas of toleration
Interesting statistics regardless of where you stand on the issue of the
U.S. involvement in Iraq – here’s a sobering statistic:
There has been a monthly average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq theatre of
operations during the last 22 months and a total of 2,867 deaths.
That gives a firearm death
The Economist has published an interesting report on the growing pains, opportunities and stories of an emerging global city – Dubai. It raises an interesting point about freedoms in the City-State.
Even Skype, the free internet-phone service, is banned in order to protect the local telecoms provider. It remains to