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Your merit good is not meritorious, therefore it has been cancelled

Instead of doing, you know, actual work last night (how do I hate thee HMRC, let me count the ways), I spent quite a bit of the evening reading articles and responding to the news that new Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has cancelled (I’m not sure if that’s the right word, but never mind) the […]

Knave of Hearts

Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney has had a heart transplant and is now recovering in hospital, his office has said. It said the surgery had been carried out on Saturday at the Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. Mr Cheney, 71, has had heart problems for much of his adult life, suffering five heart attacks since […]

Hicks and disgorging profits II

Almost a year ago, I speculated on this blog that the Federal government would not move to strip David Hicks of the profit he gained from the royalties on his book, saying: …it seems the Australian government is caught between Scylla and Charybdis. On the one hand, if it leaves Hicks with the money, it […]