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The Swear Bear Bunch

Alistair Campbell and Peter Capaldi were left red-faced after their sponsored swear-athon was accidentally broadcast into a creche. Tony Blair’s former spin doctor was at City trader BGC’s charity day with actor Capaldi who plays foul-mouthed communications director Malcom Tucker in The Thick of It. The pair initially got involved on the trading floor to […]

WTF, fined for swearing?

The ABC reports that Victoria is bringing in laws whereby police can fine people who use indecent or offensive language: The Victorian Government plans to introduce laws this week that will give police permanent power to issue on-the-spot fines to people who swear. Under the proposed legislation, people could be fined close to $240 for […]

The Herd Mentality and the fall of Rudd

The thing that has been fascinating me about the last week in politics is the evidence of the herd mentality (psychologically speaking). The herd doesn’t move direction until one person breaks ranks, and then suddenly everyone is following the new direction. I’m talking, of course, of the sudden political demise and dethroning of KRudd. A […]