And a good harmony day to you. What happened while you were asleep? Well, QandA took on fake news, the Turnbull gov made a point on 18C and a large chicken was…large.
As a proud and angry leftist, I’ve discovered something: our vociferous criticism of the Coalition has swayed them in absolutely nothing.
Earlier in the week, notable brewers Coopers teamed up with the Bible Society of Australia to talk about same-sex marriage, leaving a bitter taste on the lips of their customers.
Monday. Why always you? What happened while you were asleep? Beer met the bible to discuss same-sex marriage, NZ shot back into relevance and Breaking Bad, “the movie”, debuted.
I’m a 50-something lesbian and have been with my partner for 31 years, but when marriage equality rolls around, I won’t be getting married.
It seems that the same sex marriage issue will roll on in perpetuity, thus, the proposal of a radical yet simple solution that will sate all parties.
Oh, the week it was. We found out that Trumble is sleeping on the couch, AusPol kicked back into its petty stride and Fox Sports fought a bloke who televised a fight.
Not content with a burning van outside his office, Lyle Shelton’s comments on marriage have immolated the bridge between logic and the rest of us.
What an end to a week. Death for breakfast, be it the same-sex marriage plebiscite, a cherished warrior poet, or all of us on social media.
The election of Donald Trump as the 45th POTUSA has stemmed from our own apathy over what is undoubtedly an untenable situation. While some say to just ride it out, some say it’s time to get angry.
Something seemed very familiar about how the plebiscite is being handled. As it turns out, I’ve seen that movie before. Tell me about, stud.
I’m not for same-sex marriage, nor am I against it; I merely feel a reality check is needed – on both sides of the issue – John Moneir
2015. What a crazy, horrible and beautiful year it was. Youtubers Vox take us through every grating event. In four minutes or less!
Derryn Hinch held strong opinions on capital punishment and organ donation, but after some research, he’s changed his mind.
Timothy Cootes pens a reply to Kevin Donnelly’s article in support of the Abbott decision on same-sex marriage.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap features the climate change debate, the Dyson Heydon problem and the reasoning behind Jacqui Lambie’s bill.
After the marriage equality decision, Rob Idol looks upon the recent history of democratic rule-bending and casts a no confidence vote.
Michael Burrill mounts a counter-argument to reactionaries claiming that political correctness has gone too far…unfortunately for them, bigotry cloaked in faux concern or outrage is still bigotry.
Looking beyond the current groundswell for same-sex marriage, Steven Barnes points out for our future in the region, Barnaby Joyce’s recent comments makes sense.
After the same sex marriage ruling in the US, James Walsh finds several objections to modern day Christianity’s use of the Bible as a defence.
Mike Welsh lives in Utopia (re: Canberra), but after the recent Nick & Sarah Jensen fallout, he just can’t tolerate the intolerance of the so-called “tolerant”.
Bill Shorten’s sermon to the ACL may have impressed Mike Welsh, but he doubts they’ve been converted “(good) Book, (party) Line and (hymn) Singer” to the Labor creed…