Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fiddling and Burning

I’ve been through several stages over the climate change issue, starting with fear and terror, moving through to thank-god-I-won’t-be-around-for-the-worst-of-it, rumbling along to my present unsustainable (probably) position of (and this is going to sound mean) humanity-deserves-what’s-coming. Ultimately, I don’t believe … Continue reading

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Choice: Punitive Sanctions, Chastity Or Contraception

The amount of venom the DPB attracts is amazing and very cruel.   Certainly there will be women who abuse it but others need it.   Almost as amazing is Paula Bennett’s selective and blunderbuss approach to warning off beneficiaries from having … Continue reading

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