Hoist the black flag

“Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats” Henry Louis Mencken

I had two recent flag outrages sent in, one from Stephanie showing  a hills version,  and one from Matt with a city slicker abomination. That’s Perth isn’t it? The city where there’s not much difference between Hillbilly and Super Nerd.  The Super (superrrrr?) vehicle does perhaps have the worst advantage in that the company also has a ridiculous name, but hand out a banjo, marry your cousin, or replace your motherboard,  Perth is the place to be. These are both horrible.



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33 Responses to Hoist the black flag

  1. Vic Demised says:

    … the last refuge of the scoundrel. Does anyone know where I can purchase a Libyan flag? I’d like to glue one to the top of my head.


  2. Rolly says:

    Stomach turning perfidy.
    Commercialised jingoism and redneck rebellion.


    • B.T. says:

      Or just patriots who love their country?


      • skink says:

        Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them!



      • Rolly says:

        When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart.
        Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882), Journals, 1824


        • Emerson? Einstein? These two old fart quotes make me want to take up flag waving. Is there nothing from Sid Vicious or Charlie Sheen?


          • Bento says:

            Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don’t let them take you ALIVE.
            – Sid Vicious


          • Bill O'Slatter says:

            Your guide to history by LA
            “Marx was a silly old fart
            who bit his mates for a tenner
            Einstein while not inclined
            to the wine stein
            lit the odd one with a bunsen
            saving the planet from destruction
            Ralph Waldo Emerson bent over
            while the tennis was on ….”
            All those flags have built up me patriotic fervour and I’ve got to let it rip ” Frrrrt ” warming up. Straya I love youse so , for I am young ,stupid and free, oi! oi! oi! See Ratbag23 it’s easy.


      • stu says:

        Patriots? Hang on, where am I? Oh yeah NOT the US of A

        wave your flag on Oz day if you feel you must but FFS it’s now March, take the damn things off of your cars and return this marketing tool to the used car salesmen, they need it more than us during this economic freefall.

        Patriots ahahahaha


      • Rolly says:

        “Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.”

        George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950)


  3. Bento says:

    It looks like Superrr Nerd might have a bit of joke action going on on the rear window, too.

    A quick perusal of his website would seem to confirm this:

    Refreshingly appropriate use of apostrophes, however.


  4. skink says:

    “To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag.”

    Pauline Hanson

    or maybe it was Warwick Capper


  5. Ljuke says:

    This is like a sober acid trip.

    -Charlie Sheen


  6. BrownBook says:

    I reckon the ute guy could actually be taking the piss, as ludicrously over-the-top that it is.

    Please, please be taking the piss.


  7. Sergej says:

    Lazy Aussie. Yourt wish is my command (your post 05/03/2009 re patriotism. See charlie Sheen at http://prisonplanet.com/articles/april2006/150406sheenchallenges.htm


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