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MacroBusiness Monday, February 17, 2014 - 01:02 Source

Find below the iron ore charts for February 14, 2014: Some more post holiday demand has appeared as the early year steel build is underway.  That’s the good news. There’s two more data series that makes it all look as shaky as the San Andreas fault. Port stocks have now hit the highest level ever [...]

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MacroBusiness Monday, February 17, 2014 - 01:02 Source

Global Macro / Markets: Emerging Markets could get cheaper: but they’re cheap – Financial Times North America: The Untouchable Profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – New York Times Bold turn for subprime car loan deals – Financial Times Wells Fargo edges back into subprime as U.S. mortgage market thaws – Reuters Monoposony Begets [...]

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North Coast Voices Monday, February 17, 2014 - 00:16 Source

Senator David JohnstonThe AustralianIn which Australian Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston appears to imply that being Australian means you don’t lie and being a furriner means you do....

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North Coast Voices Monday, February 17, 2014 - 00:15 Source

This Liberal Party member of the NSW Parliament must hold the parliamentary record for time wasting at taxpayers' expense.Here is a typical example..........NSW Legislative Council Hansard 27 November 2013:ZOMBIESPage: 26523The Hon. Dr PETER PHELPS [7.20 p.m.]: I speak about a significant development in the cultural malaise greeting the West, and I speak of nothing else than zombies. Yes, zombies. Zombies are the proverbial canary in the cultural coalmine.

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Peter Garcia-Webb Monday, February 17, 2014 - 00:02 Source

A number of stroke poems have been written over the years, often by a person who has had a stroke. This poem could be useful for a person who has had a stroke, or for carers of such people, whether family or professional. Please send it on by Facebook, Twitter or simply by emailing the URL. A Stroke I wake again, light now, a restless night When dark sleep fled, try as I might To bring its dreams and rem and rest from toil To joust again with life’s persistent boil. What’s this? An object neath the sheet in bed? […]

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Red Bluff Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 21:16 Source

Spent an inspiring Sunday afternoon with Clive Porabou, Mekamui (Bougainville) filmmaker and musician, at a viewing of his documentary After The War.

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The Political Sword Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 19:30 Source

Two events occurred in January that have alarming parallels. The Book Thief was released in cinemas across the country and Education Minister Christopher Pyne announced yet another review of the school curriculum. The movie is based on the book by Australian author Markus Zusak. A synopsis of the story is here. While one would assume that there is some literary licence in both the book and movie, the burning of books in 1930’s Germany is fact.

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The Tally Room Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 12:00 Source

Littlepara1-2PPLittle Para is a Labor seat at the northern edge of Adelaide, mostly covering the Elizabeth area.

The ALP’s Lee Odenwalder won the seat in 2010, and holds it by an 11.3% margin.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 10:39 Source

Public GoodWhile the Abbott government continues to swing their wrecking ball, it would appear many people are waking up to just how extreme-right this government is. ‘Australia must be destroyed’ by Tim Dunlop is a good summary of the unfolding horror.

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Digitopoly Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 08:11 Source

NBCUni_CT_616x328_ComcastNBCU_1_0Comcast and Time Warner want to merge their cable operations in the US. They are the two largest Pay TV companies but the merger would result in them having 30 percent of the US pay TV market.

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North Coast Voices Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 06:30 Source

Ronald Leslie Doyle Boswell, who has been a Queensland National Party senator since 1983, displays his obvious raw talent and possibly the results of his private school education at  St Joseph's College Gregory Terrace in his statement of registrable interests lodged with the nation's parliament.Looks like Senator Boswell wasn't pay

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you said it... Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 01:51 Source

Meet Aaron Robertson of Ballarat who does not want the Muslims of Bendigo to have a mosque. So keen is he to rally troops to the cause he even formed his very own “Defence Leage (sic)” back in September with its very own manifesto.

And one lone member – Aaron himself.

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you said it... Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 01:51 Source

Meet Aaron Robertson of Ballarat who does not want the Muslims of Bendigo to have a mosque. So keen is he to rally troops to the cause he even formed his very own “Defence Leage (sic)” back in September with its very own manifesto.

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