Monthly Archives: February 2010

Quote of the Moment: “I took more hell for being fat than I took for being an absolute raging drug addict.” Kelly Osbourne.

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Quote of the Moment: “The number of children who are born subsequent to a first abortion with handicaps has increased dramatically. Why? Because when you abort the first born of any, nature takes its vengeance on the subsequent children. In … Continue reading

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A leading business magazine has recommended that marketers learn from cults. The article ‘In Building Communities, Marketers Can Learn From Cults’, on the website of ‘Forbes’ magazine, promises to give “tips for attracting ecstatic followers who will spread your brand … Continue reading

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An American section of the Catholic Church has ended a foster-care program rather than recognise gay couples. Catholic Charities, which runs social service programs in the District of Columbia, transferred its entire foster-care program to another charity in anticipation of … Continue reading

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An American school has been accused of spying on students through webcams installed in computers. Lower Merion school district in Philadelphia provided roughly 2,300 high school students with Mac laptops last autumn in what its superintendent, Christopher McGinley, described as … Continue reading

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Mid-ranking staff at the Australia Post logistics business had their bonuses capped at 5 per cent even as senior decision-makers received bonuses of more than 15 times that amount. Last financial year Post Logistics Australasia, which operates the postal service’s … Continue reading

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A convicted conman who operated one of Australia’s biggest podiatry services and who has been investigated twice for suspected fraudulent Medicare billing is free to continue profiting from it. In a three-year period in which he has been investigated twice … Continue reading

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Pauline Hanson has announced her intention to become an immigrant. Ms Hanson told Woman’s Day that she will sell her Queensland property and resettle in Britain. Ms Hanson’s father was English and her mother was Irish, which means she can … Continue reading

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Young people and families are seeking help from welfare and crisis organisations, and being turned away, in increasing numbers. An Australian Council of Social Service survey found requests for accommodation continuing to rise as people were forced to drop out … Continue reading

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The 100th Australian has been wounded in Afghanistan. A soldier suffered minor wounds on Friday when an improvised explosive device exploded in the Mirabad Valley, in Oruzgan province. Later in the day another Australian soldier suffered serious wounds from another … Continue reading

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