Well, it was a particularly brutal week, punctuated by the awfulness of Nauru, and a rather vivid plane crash. But hey, we all laughed at Julian Assange. That’s something, right?
What a week it was. Indonesia was rocked by an earthquake, the banks did poorly and one gent immortalised himself with a phone charger.
They might have been chased out of the Middle East, but Islamic State is now setting up shop on our doorstep.
As a visitor to Bali, I felt compelled to help in the face of the Mt Agung crisis. As I walked up the side of a volcano to rescue animals left behind, fear and doubt followed close behind me.
The news from Indonesia gave me a jolt. We, a nation that routinely legislates against human rights, have “serious concerns” about another nation’s violations. While we do not condemn SSM with a cane, we do so with a fountain pen.
Monday morning. Joy. What happened while you were asleep? Indonesia took to the streets once more, the Brazilian team lost to the plane crash was honoured, and Australia suffered a slow news night.
Lord. I woke up on the wrong side of everything this morning. What happened while you were sleeping? Sharapova got banned, and midgets got relevant.
You call that a Jail? Ugur Nedim looks at the Indonesian government’s proposal of building a maximum security jail – staffed by Crocodiles.
With Indonesia ablaze, as is his blood pressure, Rob Idol states that change needs to start not just there, but here too.
Following Barnaby Joyce’s visit to Indonesia, Max Walden believes him to be our best hope in patching our tattered relationship with our biggest neighbour.
Michael Burrill wraps this week’s current affairs, with favourites Scott Morrison, Jacqui Lambie, Ricky Muir and Alan Jones each making appearances… #cantquitetell #newsorcomedy