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Here’s the new LP home

Head on over thisaway. As said on my earlier announcement, we are about to switch the larvatusprodeo.net domain to point at the new server, but propagation may take some time.

Posted in blog-admin

Don’t groan: we’re moving you all again

We have a new server for LP up and running, and are about to switch the larvatusprodeo.net domain to point at it. This means that I need to migrate all these latest Exile posts over there for you to enjoy

Posted in announcements

Open 2010 Election Thread #3

Please keep the general election campaign talk (breaking news etc) on these Election Open Threads, and keep discussions on the other posts focussed on the topic presented by the author.

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Posted in federal election 2010

National Security Committee Meetings and past and present PMs

Seriously, just how many senior members of Cabinet really need to be present for every single NSCC meeting?

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Posted in federal election 2010, government, media

2010 Open Election Thread #2

Please keep the general election campaign talk on these Election Open Threads, and keep discussions on the other posts focussed on the topic presented by the author.

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Posted in federal election 2010

Wednesday Whimsy

This week’s Whimsy thread is hosted by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte.

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Posted in levity

2010 Election Open Thread #1

This is the first in a series of Election Open Threads. Please keep the general election talk on these Election Open Threads and keep the other posts focussed on the topic.

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Posted in federal election 2010

Endless rehashing of the Labor leadership change: supplementary thread

Since we’d like commenters to stay on topic, we are providing this thread for all those who wish to continue to discuss the merits of the change from Kevin Rudd to Julia Gillard.

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Posted in politics

Spotlight the Spin

A weekly look at stories various PR people tried to bury in the tail end of the news cycle before this last weekend. What are they hoping that we won’t talk about this week because it’s old news now? Let’s give those stories some oxygen, link to blogs discussing them, and reanimate their shambling zombie corpses.

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Posted in media

Asylum Seeker debate ratchets up the rhetoric

A sampling of what’s around the papers this morning:

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Posted in immigration

Gulf Oil spill: nightmare over?

It is a sign of how cautious the main parties have become in the wake of numerous publicity gaffes that nobody was prepared even to hint that the nightmare of oil billowing into the clean waters of the Gulf was over.

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Posted in environment

On the election trail

Julia Gillard (left) and Tony Abbott (right) - nice touch - face off in front of Parliament House in a graphic with a big question mark superimposed over the flagpole

Continue your discussion of the opening salvos in the active election campaigns.

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Posted in elections

Welcome back to LP Minor!

Please treat this as a Salon thread, and talk about whatever takes your fancy.

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Posted in announcements

Renovation Salon

So, the main blog is being revamped. This may take a few hours if everything goes well, or a few days if the gremlins start playing up. Have at an open thread here in the meantime, folks.

Posted in announcements

The big purple blog is back.

Hurrah! Posting will now resume at the proper place (see RSS module in the sidebar for links to recent posts at our main site).

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Posted in blog-admin, blogosphere
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