Syria out of control – they’re out of body bags

Rescue workers in Syria have ‘run out of body bags’. A recent attack on the Omar Bin Abdul Aziz Hospital means that every city in the east of the city has now been hit. The city Aleppo has been divided between the government in the west and rebel control in the east since 2012. Syrian … [Read the full story]

President Trump could make the US great again

Donald Trump has won the race for the White House and become the 45th President of the United Sates of America. President Trump spoke the words: “It is time for us to come together as one people” “The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no more” “We will finally take care … [Read the full story]

Will Turnbull pay attention to Indigenous issues?

Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has been in conversation with Indigenous Advisory Chairman, Warren Mundine. Turnbull has purportedly committed to working with Mundine on Indigenous issues. Warren Mundine was very angry and upset when he wasn’t consulted before calling a Royal Commission into the abuse in the Northern Territory detention centres, Mundine has been pushing the government … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a week for Australia. It’s not what happened here, but rather what we must learn from foreign news. The terrible execution of hostages in Algeria carried out by Muslims in support of Malians and terrorists held in western countries. The result in troops being sent into action will escalate action both in France and … [Read the full story]

Unemployment in Spain is a record high

The unemployment rate in Spain has shot up to 26.02 per cent, with nearly six million people out of work. The National Statistics Institute said on Thursday the rate rose by one per cent in the last quarter of 2012 from the third quarter. It said 691,700 more people lost their jobs in 2012. The … [Read the full story]

Complaint lodged over fake Bryant Facebook page

The Tasmanian government has lodged an urgent complaint over a fake Facebook page purporting to be Port Arthur mass murderer Martin Bryant. The page includes several photos of Bryant, who killed 35 people in a 1996 shooting rampage, and distasteful comments attributed to him. Tasmanian Attorney-General Brian Wightman has asked Facebook to remove the page … [Read the full story]

The rules of law must apply

Do you remember before the Olympics in London huge riots and unrest spreading to other UK cities? Now we are seeing killings and riots across the Middle East. Why, you must ask, is there so much mayhem? I’m afraid there will always be an element of trouble makers, and those who seek to gain from … [Read the full story]

Caltex refinery in Kurnell is to close

Australia’s peak motoring body fears Caltex’s decision to shut its Kurnell site has left the country exposed to fuel supply risks and price volatility. Caltex will shed more than 330 jobs as the Kurnell site in Sydney is transformed into a simple fuel import facility over the next two years. The closure follows a recent … [Read the full story]

What is the cost of boat people?

The financial problems in the world today could be summed up by armament  costs.  Fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan cost the Russians enormous amounts of cash. Look at what has happened to the states that made up Russia. Ukraine and Belarus, they are struggling and selling highly dangerous arms to potential war seeking third world … [Read the full story]

All is not well in Spain

A sad tale from Spain this week, about a young couple and their friends. It seems Juan who is married to Angelina was having an affair with Juliana. Angelina came home early one day and caught them in a tryst. That’s not a Spanish word for a bed. Rushing away, Angelina went to inform Juliana’s … [Read the full story]

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