Who is on the side of the pensioner?

With Australian pensions becoming reduced due to new rules, which will apply on January 2017, I ask are we not entitled to a pension? At the end of World War 2, a great number of troops were coming home and it was a time of growth – the population was expanding. People turning away from a … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1942

On this day, Thailand, a Japanese puppet state, declares war on the Allies. When war broke out in Europe in September 1939, Thailand declared its neutrality, much to the distress of France and England. Both European nations had colonies surrounding Thailand and hoped Thailand would support the Allied effort and prevent Japanese encroachment on their … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

An election will be fought out this September and issues of importance should be discussed over the coming months. Do you consider personal and private revelations are important? Do you consider back stabbing and leadership challenges are the order of the day? Of course it would be helpful if either party could establish a leader … [Read the full story]

World predictions for 2013

Next year has the magical number thirteen to generate good and bad over the coming twelve months. Europe is going through a tough time…it will get even tougher next year. Watch out for the UK to cause a few heart stopping moments for the Germans and French. In America the President will find his second … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

(Tommy is on holiday, so this week, his column has been compiled by his mother-in-law). What a strange week I’ve had…it all concerns Europe. Governments in Europe have been either for or against gay marriage. The French wife of a prominent politician is for gay marriage because she has friends in the entertainment business. I … [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]

The Darkness could sell like Hot Cakes

The Darkness have unveiled ‘Every Inch Of You’, the first track on their new studio album ‘Hot Cakes’. The band announced full details of ‘Hot Cakes’ and have now revealed its opening track. Full of the band’s usual risqué humour, the track features singer Justin Hawkins wailing “suck my cock” in falsetto before he explains … [Read the full story]

Will there be another war?

Years ago my grandad told me he crossed the world to do battle. Later my dad told me he crossed the world and he also did battle. They went to help their mates fight the Germans…and they won. Today the Germans are again dominating Europe. Not with soldiers, but with cash. The French all elegance … [Read the full story]

Manchester United lost millions last year

Manchester United’s parent company, set up by its American owners, recorded a net loss of $169.86 million last season. The cost of setting up a bond scheme to replace high-interest bank loans hit the Glazer family’s Red Football Joint Venture Limited, costing $104.96 million. Unlike the previous season, the Red Devils did not sell any … [Read the full story]

Married couples cheat when it’s cold

Apparently, the cold weather is driving more married couples to cheat, according to dating website Illicit Encounters, which claims membership is up. People don’t want to go out, so they spend more time on their computers. That must mean that almost every married couple in Northern Europe must be having an affair.

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