On this day…in 1935

In New York City, two recovering alcoholics, one a New York broker and the other an Ohio physician, found Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), a 12-step rehabilitation program that eventually helps countless people cope with alcoholism. Based on psychological techniques that have long been used in suppressing dangerous personality traits, members of the strictly anonymous organization control … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Already this year’s election is prompting pollies to garner television coverage. Expect future Prime Minister hopeful Kevin Rudd, to appear more often on screen and in print. There’s been a sighting of the abducted missing child who was snatched in Portugal.  She would now be ten years old.  There was a possibility that she’d been … [Read the full story]

Xenophon against casino deal

Anti-gambling senator Nick Xenophon says any sponsorship deal between South Sydney and the Star City casino would seriously tarnish the NRL club’s reputation. The NRL’s gambling sponsorship controversy is set to escalate after Fairfax reported the Rabbitohs would this week announce a multi-million dollar jersey sponsorship agreement with the Sydney casino. It will come hot … [Read the full story]