BECAUSE SOMEONE HAS TO CARE, THE AMERICAN EDITION – Another grim milestone, this time from across the Pacific: The national debt exceeded $21 trillion for the first time on Thursday, …

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BECAUSE SOMEONE HAS TO CARE – It’s official – the “conservative” Coalition government has now accumulated more government debt in five years in office than its predecessor, Labor, had in …

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PLEASE MAKE THE BAD MAN STOP – Australian politics (or, rather, politician) hits a new low: Barnaby Joyce is being slammed for comments suggesting he may not be the father of …

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MAKE IT RAIN, DEER – Your bizarre political story of the day: Donations of deer semen, one of Texas deer breeders’ most precious commodities, account for more than half of …

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NO SEX, THANKS; WE’RE MINISTERS – This reform is proudly sponsored by Canberra hookers: Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has banned sexual relationships between Commonwealth ministers and their staff, saying …

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“INDIGENOUS VOICE” – Has it really been ten years since Kevin Rudd’s national apology to Indigenous people? Time flies. An indigenous voice will be added to parliament if Labor wins …

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THIS IS WHY WE ELECT CONSERVATIVES – Or at least kinda-conservatives: In 1960, there were approximately 20,000 pages in the Code of Federal Regulations. Today there are over 185,000 pages, …

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