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Australian State Getting Ready For Same Sex Marriage

The opponents of marriage equality for heterosexuals and homosexuals have argued that that equality isn’t tolerable because same-sex marriage isn’t traditional. New South Wales is preparing to be the next place to declare: Tradition schmadition!  The parliament there is now preparing legislation to make same-sex

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A Bill Less Boring

Some people would like to get rid of physical money altogether. I’m not one of those people, but I do think that American coins and bills could use a bit more pizzazz.

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Oil Drillers Circle Wagons As Their Failure Continues

Chemical dispersal agents sprayed on the Timor Sea oil spill have not been effective in preventing the spill from making landfall and causing environmental damage. The number of Indonesian islands known to be suffering from contamination now include Rote, Sumba, Tote Ndao, Landu and Ndana.

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Oil Spill Repair Delayed Yet Again

In spite of the tremendous mess that PTTEP has made out of the Timor Sea with its technical incompetence already, the company was able to purchase yet more drilling rights in the Timor Sea just yesterday.

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Emaciated Dolphins Suggest Ecological Disaster In Timor Sea Oil Spill

In spite of its responsibility for the Timor Sea oil spill, and its inability to stop the spill from continuing in spite of three attempts with its most advanced technology, PTTEP Australasia was just awarded the right to drill in several new locations in Australian waters. The company now has Australian government permission to conduct just the same sort of operations that led to the Timor Sea spill in the first place.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?