The Null Device


In the economically depressed nation of Argentina, entire neighbourhoods are disappearing from the telephone network, as desperate thieves steal telephone cables and sell them for copper.


Someone should launch a class-action lawsuit against the federal Liberal Party in Australia for false advertising, on the grounds that there is no way in which their ideology can be said to be "liberal" in any remotely sane definition of the word. Case in point: this piece about our illustrious Prime Minister steadfastly refusing to criticise anti-Muslim comments by Australia's equivalent of Jerry Falwell. (If I recall correctly, Michael Kirby didn't receive this level of deference from the PM; it seems that you have to be a seething reactionary demagogue.)

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