Posts Tagged Hird

Journalists Are The New Black


It is often stated that charcoal is the darkest substance known to man. This neglects new man-made materials, like carbon nanotubes, which can absorb more than 99% of all visible light. However, there is a new contender. Something even less reflective: the modern journalist. I find it more than a little disconcerting that representatives across […]

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A Standing Question


The primary tactic in the AFL’s supplements saga remains to shift the focus onto the Essendon Football Club and James Hird. It is employed by the AFL, by the media, and by the general public. To these people I have but one simple question: ¬†What exactly did they do? The most disturbing allegation levelled at […]

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The AFL’s Corruption Case


Essendon’s 2012 supplements program has once again reared it’s ugly head. However, this time it is more definitive. Mystery still surrounds the details, but if nothing else, the public now has a clear indication of to whom they should be listening. The late, great Christopher Hitchens once spoke of the concept of “radical evil”: “The […]

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