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The Office of Forbidding Midday Alcohol Consumption

October 30, 2014 - 10:30 -- Admin

And you thought the nanny state was bad enough in Australia. Well the city of Shangqiu in Henan province has gone a step further. In 2007 it set up the Office of Forbidding Midday Alcohol Consumption to reduce alcohol consumption at government-funded lunches. No nipping out for a quiet glass at your own expense either. Officials were forbidden from consuming alcohol during the day.

Antony Green shows us just how much less than 50% Labor needs to win in Victoria

October 28, 2014 - 06:26 -- Admin

That wonderful one-man resource Antony Green has another of his helpful seat calculators on the Victorian state election. It helps immensely in interpreting what the opinion polls might mean in terms of seats won if repeated on polling day.Take that Labor 52% two party share shown today by Galaxy.