Rich man, poor man

In January you will receive notification of your assets checked against your pension qualification. This means my pension will be stopped. Because of my savings and private pension and my preparations for the future, I will be penalised for being careful. In the news a politician has been threatened with having his $100,000 pension stopped. … [Read the full story]

God help America

As an Australian I am used to politicians being usually simple minded but with good intentions. They don’t usually last long and are then replaced quite quickly. So it is mind numbing to watch a soap opera called the ‘US Presidential Race for the White House’. Back stabbing, dirty tricks, slurs and attacks on their personal lives. … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1951

Forcefully marking the continued importance of the West in the development of nuclear weaponry, the government detonates the first of a series of nuclear bombs at its new Nevada test site. Although much of the West had long lagged behind the rest of the nation in technological and industrial development, the massive World War II … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a week it’s been. I always feel insecure when pollies tell us they are looking to give us better defence and a safer world. Look at what’s happening in the USA…there’s a president who does not want to spend money during a depression on war. He looked on as Egypt changed governments and Europe … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a week it’s been. Celtic robbed in Spain and a budget robs everyone else. How we still give millions of dollars to foreign countries and spend millions more on infrastructure and boat people. How much did we get from Carbon Tax? Still don’t know! Well, spend it anyway. Perhaps we should have a poll … [Read the full story]