Thursday, April 24, 2008

Headlines Thursday 24th April

He’s even a pest in New Zealand
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (06:38 pm)
Even New Zealand is complaining:
DOC ranger John Skilton said the potentially invasive rudd and goldfish had negative effects on native species and waterways.
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The guy in my mirror looks best
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (06:52 am)
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A Rudd circus, summiteer tells
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (06:37 am)
Miranda Devine was one of the 1000 “best and brightest” at Kevin Rudd’s summit
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Her teacher told her to thank nice Rudd
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (05:40 am)
A frustrated father, normally no huge fan of mine, has had enough and is wondering if he’s becoming a conservative, too. Let him describe what they are doing to his daughter at school
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Flannery under the weather
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (12:05 am)
Here’s Alarmist of the Year Tim Flannery three years ago
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Reason wins at the global warming bookshelf
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (12:03 am)
There’s a market for reason on global warming - at least at the bookstore. Lubos Motl ranks the climate books selling best at Amazon, from realist (usually dismissed as “sceptical") to out and out Flummery
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al-Qaeda signs Kyoto
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (12:03 am)
No surprise, of course, but al-Qaeda’s leaders are global warming believers, too, and as cross with Western emitters as al-Gore
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Quack cure
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (12:03 am)
Simon Singh points out one more absurdity of homeopathy - still taught here in TAFE colleges, to our shame - that had escaped me
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Best and brightest barbarian
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (12:03 am)
Marieke Hardy, one of Australia’s 1000 “best and brightest”, is back from Kevin Rudd’s summit, and some readers of her blog are disappointed she didn’t make more of a contribution (I’ve censored the language, but you can read the unexpurgated version here)
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Bill of rights is fewer rights for voters
Andrew Bolt – Thursday, April 24, 08 (12:03 am)
Former premier Bob Carr is right about the bill of rights backed by Kevin Rudd’s “best and brightest”
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Why the RBA witchdoctors need the sack, fast
Alan Jones
Everywhere you look today you'll see headlines about inflation. That it's leaped to a 16 year high, a 4.2 per cent jump for the year to March. Talk of another likely interest rate rise by August. Talk that mortgage rates could go to more than nine and a half per cent. Wayne Swan, the treasurer and the government saying they can understand the pain people are feeling around the kitchen table. But of course, Wayne Swan and Kevin Rudd were at pains during an election campaign only months ago to blame the then government for petrol prices, food prices, house prices, rent increases and child care increases, to name a few.
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Road collapse recalls tragic accident
Joel Labi
Part of major Central Coast road has been washed away by floodwaters only kilometres from a section of the Pacific Highway which collapsed in heavy rain last year, killing a family.
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Panic over 'penis snatching' sorcerers
Richard Maxton with Reuters
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested 13 suspected sorcerers accused of using black magic to steal or shrink men's penises.
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