Posted on December 11, 2008 by reb
It has come to my attention, that I have been accused, somewhat obliquely I might add, of not quite getting into “the Christmas spirit.” To countenance this speculation, and to demonstrate that I am perfectly capable of “having a good time” (if it’s absolutely necessary), I am today getting into the swing of things by launching our very own “Invent your own Christmas Carol Competition!”
Here’s how it works…
The idea is that you choose the general sing-along tune to any one of those rotten old carols that we hear everywhere at this time of year, BUT, (more…)
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Posted on December 3, 2008 by reb
Welcome to Midweek Mayhem,
The place where we get to talk about anything and everything, – now with non-denominational seasonal festivities!
Christmas. A time when we all come together to celebrate the birth of Christ, and all the good things he brought to the world through his teachings and selfless example.
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Posted on November 21, 2008 by johnmcphilbin
Gerry Harvey, the man who wanted the government to introduce a two tier wage system, one for immigrant workers and the other for locals. Claims it was getting too expensive to hire stable hands. Pay pittance for immigrant workers and abandon locals, so why doesn’t this surprise me:
THE retail king Gerry Harvey may have a personal fortune of about $1.6 billion but the Harvey Norman founder thinks donating to charity is “just wasted”.
Asked in a new book about the role he and Harvey Norman play in the community, Mr Harvey said giving money to people who “are not putting anything back into the community” is like “helping a whole heap of no-hopers to survive for no good reason”.
He said he believed in helping “develop people to their potential” because “when they achieve [their potential] they will put a lot more back into the community”.
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