• On Jobs (not Steve)

    The Unemployment Rate of Selected EU Countries (source: Google Public Data) People who religiously adhere to, or defend a doctrine are to be treated with suspicion. Nowhere [more...]
  • Nine Eleven

    "A plane just crashed into the World Trade Center" someone said, anticipating my query. I watched the live report for a short while, and as I was about to leave (it was about 11 at night) the second plane crashed into the south tower. [more...]
  • Gun Control

    Guns will always be a controversial subject. For the record, I think guns are really cool. I've never owned a gun, and before living briefly in the US have never lived in a culture where gun ownership or use was widespread. [more...]
  • Preferential Voting Explained

    I’m pretty sure that every kid in Australia learns this at some stage of their schooling, or is supposed to. Some may have forgotten, and many didn’t care enough [more...]


Saturday, July 24, 2010 // 11 Comments

Caesar meets his end There is an Australian election coming up on the 21st of August, which is exactly four weeks away. I am considering becoming involved in some way. You [more...]

Partij voor de Vrijheid

Saturday, June 12, 2010 // 4 Comments

Dutch election results by municipality Contrary to popular belief, I don’t like to be nasty to people. While it is certainly true that I have a pugnacious side to my [more...]

My Say

Wednesday, November 30, 2005 // 0 Comments

The Age newspaper’s online edition has a fairly regular “your say” section in which people can write in with their opinions. I have posted once or twice in [more...]