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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: WALKING ABOUT September 28, 2013

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So we might feel like going home. Dexter and Hannah always feel like going out and about. Then they know where home is.
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ANGELA MERKEL’S THIRD ELECTORAL SUCCESS September 25, 2013

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Angela Merkel has been returned as the German Chancellor, and Christian Democrats will be the majority party in the Bundestag. Which parties will form government and how many members will be elected has not been resolved.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: ALL THINGS MUST PASS September 21, 2013

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The rain came again on Monday, and it was heavy enough for the creek to be flowing again. The bush fire season will nonetheless probably be severe. And there were severe floods in Colorado.
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HOAXES GALORE September 20, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, CLIMATE CHANGE.
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This is perhaps the authoritative source the Australian Government will be relying on to support their Climate Change policies. Perhaps not.
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TO HELL WITH SCIENCE, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND HUMAN CONSEQUENCES September 17, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, CLIMATE CHANGE.
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Today, the new Federal Government will be sworn into office. Yesterday, Tony Abbott announced his Cabinet and Ministry.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: GOING OUT (AND RETURNING) September 14, 2013

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Everything has a season. The earth keeps turning on its tilted axis and following its’ elliptical path around the spinning sun. One planetary system among the many, and who knows how it all keeps going.
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POST-ELECTION: DEMOCRACY AND COMMUNICATIONS September 13, 2013

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Journalism is a wonderful thing to behold, and that and it’s publication probably accounts in small part to the health of democratic process, not least democratic discussion and policy formation.
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POST-ELECTION CLIMATE September 9, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, Global Warming (climate change).
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For me the critical issues were: asylum seekers and climate change.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: “NOW AND AGAIN . . .” September 7, 2013

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Really, really looking forward to tomorrow. The Australian people cast their democratic , with the full knowledge of the outcomes, especially in the Senate. Dexter and Hannah can sense the feeling of expectation.
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WHAT WAS THE ELECTION ABOUT? September 6, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics, Democracy.
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Who knows, whether it is nothing much, or something significant? Does it really matter that Tony Abbott is due to become Prime Minister, at least for the next three years?
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BOMBING SYRIA September 1, 2013

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Senator Carr, who for rest of ┬áthis week, is Australia’s Foreign Minister was fulsome in his support of President Obama’s decision to bomb Syria apparently because of the use of chemical weapons.

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