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Lazy Sunday!

Since we don’t live by politix alone (I sincerely hope), what did people get up to this weekend? Join in, share some tales, regulars and lurkers all!

Japan votes

Today Japan votes in an election of the House of Representatives, the house that elects the prime minister. Wiki tells us: Japanese general election will be held on 30 August 2009 for all of 480 seats of the House of […]

Saturday Salon

An open thread, where at your weekend leisure, you can discuss anything you like.

Ironies for the stupid

John Howard sez: [A Bill of Rights would transfer] decision-making authority to unelected judges accountable to nobody in the barest theoretical sense. … I’ve always held the classical view that the public elects members of parliament, who pass laws hopefully […]