South Australian Police Officer Murders Wombat with Rock While Friend Celebrates.

You killed him, bro!”

(The linked report below shows some pretty fucked up footage, so tread lightly.)

ABC News reports…

South Australia Police are investigating a video that appears to show an off-duty officer badly injuring or killing a wombat by throwing rocks at it.

I know there’s certain sectors of the community that will rigorously defend police officers no matter how abhorrent their behaviour is, but surely we can all agree that the killing of a defenceless animal, with a rock, just for fun, is a pretty shitty thing to do.

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Short Thought 058

You know you’ve lost a little of your rebellious roots and have become one of the bland, bourgeois middle class, when you call up Birds Eye to complain about the ratio of carrot to non-carrot vegetables in your Shanghai Stir Fry mix.

Betrayal In Vegetable Form
#TheOriginalFireHasDiedAndGoneButTheRiotInsideMovesOn.

Japan Tackles Crying Flying Children.

In a move that’s bound to upset and provoke the more… sensitive members of the community a Japanese airline has introduced a new tool that lets you dodge infants when you book your seat.

Japan Airlines (JAL) website states:

“Passengers traveling with children between 8 days and 2 years old who select their seats on the JAL website will have a child icon displayed on their seats on the seat selection screen.”

Barwatch – Episode 001

As long time readers will know, I often find myself in bars.

Here in my bar, I feel drunkest of all
Here in my bar, I feel safest of all, I can drink all the beers, It’s the only way to live, In bars

Bars/pubs/saloons/taverns/inns, call them what you will. Sitting in a comfortable bar watching the world go by while nursing a beer, or bourbon as the case may be, is my idea of bliss.

I’m also an avid watcher of people.

Often these two worlds collide and I find myself inventing little backstories for my fellow patrons.  This is that.
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Real people. Imaginary conversations. These are their stories.

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Insane Australian Christian School Principal says Insane Things; is Insane.

Adults attacking a kid for speaking her mind is pretty much the hobby du jour for everyone who is threatened by climate change, or young people, or females, or people that have dissenting opinions, or young females that have dissenting opinions on climate change.

But this clown and his hubris take the cake.

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