Tasmanian Times

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Economy

NATION: The Joe Hockey Real Estate Primer Part 3

Lemmings have had really rotten press for a long time and it’s all Walt Disney’s fault.

It seems like forever that his name has been synonymous with clean and cutesy family entertainment, but in hard times he was just one more moneyed sociopath out of a number of power and nubile- obsessed swine who could make and break careers at a whim and in the McCarthy era it became deadly serious.

Between Disney,Tail Gunner Joe, Richard Nixon and the president of the screen actor’s guild Ronald Reagan, dozens of supposed communist sympathizers in Hollywood and elsewhere were blacklisted including Charlie Chaplain. So no-one was too big except Allen Ginsberg who didn’t give a damn and taunted them at the hearings. “You should have seen me reading Marx!”

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  1. phill Parsons

    June 29, 2015 at 12:52 am

    Hockey’s pork pie factory trots out failed economic theory, innumerate constructions and gobbledeggok to explain why the economy has stalled.

    But in the shops, the small businesses and in the homes people know from their daily experience that the Treasurer has stalled the economy.

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