I am a tea addict, but not in politics.

‘Tea Party’ to whip up a political storm | News.com.au. Australians should remember the initial burst of that similarly platformed One Nation (often called ‘One Notion’ by the sane among us), that  drove the then conservative government of John Howard to start the trend of freaking out about ‘boat people’ (Tampa and children overboard and […]

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December 16th, 2012 by Romana Challans

Top 10 Shocking Attacks from the GOP’s War on Women

Found this list in a comments section (on Fark.com, on a thread where a Repub Senator advocates throwing acid in the faces of Dem women fighting for equal pay rights!) Now, as much as  would like to say, no, this is hyperbole – it isn’t. All these are verifiable. Dammit. 2012,and the GOP seems to […]

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June 2nd, 2012 by Romana Challans

If you are gay, you can’t die for your fellow soldiers? Really?

I am constantly astonished by the small minds that equate courage with sexuality. That assume all soldiers are nothing but sex fiends who cannot control themselves – well, how else to explain the negative attitude to the repeal of DATD? “You want to be commander in chief? You can start by standing up for the […]

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October 4th, 2011 by Romana Challans

Politics du jour…Freaky Friday, or women and men in politics

We have a woman PM, Julia Gillard.. We have on, not as shiny Caribou Barbie, aka Sarah Palin, (cynically bought in to try to gain the disaffected Hillary Clinton voter base, when Obama won nomination), butwon the role as an outstanding politician (come on, no matter weter you like or dislike her, everyone HAS to concede […]

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June 24th, 2010 by Romana Challans

Extra bits

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Space Hero Glenn: Save Our Space Shuttles Newspapers Are Still Dying, But the News Is Not Going Anywhere. Eco-Friendly Designs from New World Home Work Smart: How To Avoid “The Busy Trap” Infographic of the Day: The World’s Most Dysfunctional Countries, Ranked Related articles by Zemanta Veteran astronaut begs […]

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June 23rd, 2010 by Romana Challans

Ok, lady, i will join you in the garden…

…it just doesn’t matter how many years i have. I have lived life so intensely and fully, i have done my metaphoric dancing in the garden. Ok, some not so metaphoric occasiosn either, i am very comfortable in my own skin. Quit frankly, i have no intention at this stage to get to 70. The […]

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June 23rd, 2010 by Romana Challans

Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog – and Awesome BP Coverage

Image by Cory M. Grenier via Flickr Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog! has been doing an amazing job of keeping track of the disaster,( a global disaster, make no mistake), that is the BP oil spill – and the politics that are as oily and polluting as the spill itself. Here are just a few posts. […]

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June 21st, 2010 by Romana Challans

The audacity of responding to a dope

Image via Wikipedia Remember that a US Senator had the audacity, the awful awful grovelling insensitivity to apologise to BP because the Government demanded rightful restitution for affected people? Well, every once in a while, Vice President Biden takes that foot out of his mouth and says something powerful and eloquent. This response to Rep. […]

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June 20th, 2010 by Romana Challans

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make people think….

Political Bookworm – 10 fictitious Tea Party beliefs ] “Against fools, the very gods themselves contend in vain…”

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May 23rd, 2010 by Romana Challans

Be careful what you wish for…

Political Irony › Danger! Danger! Republican Robinson!.

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May 22nd, 2010 by Romana Challans