Is it too much to ask for Wolrd Peace for Xmas?

When I was a lad my dad was a butcher, and Christmas was a time when he had to stay late at work to clean and truss turkeys. He worked right up until late on Christmas Eve, and yet Christmas was a time of laughter and excitement as we waited to open our presents. Two days … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1969

In August 1969, the massive, three-day Woodstock Music & Art Fair had proved that hundreds of thousands of young people could gather peacefully even in a seemingly chaotic environment rich with sex, drugs and rock and roll. Four months later, it would become clear that Woodstock owed its success not to the inherent peacefulness of … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU (Sunday Round-Up)

Another week of spin and pollies ducking the issues they promised when elected. Both parties highlighted issues relating to education, policing and health. Crime is increasing…especially violent crime. The promise of more police officers recruited to the force has been a miserable failure. There’s going to be more doctors and nurses to boost our hospitals … [Read the full story]

Drink beer…and you’ll have sex on a first date

Want to know if your date will have sex on the first date? There’s one way to find out – ask if they like beer. Interested in a long-term relationship? Find out if they would like to live on a boat or enjoy horror films. These are the surprisingly simple questions that can tell you … [Read the full story]

Singh found guilty after killing three in Victorian crash

A man from Victoria has been found guilty of culpable driving after he hit an oncoming car, killing three members of one family. The Victorian County Court has heard Gurwinder Singh, 25, lost control of his Ford Falcon after overtaking a semi-trailer before crashing into a VW Golf, driven by Basil Rehe, 55. Mr Rehe, his wife … [Read the full story]

Conrad Murray apologised to the Jacksons

Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray has finally apologised to the tragic star’s parents for the first time…almost two years after his death. Murray, 58, denies killing Michael Jackson but until now has never said sorry for his death while under care at his Hollywood home in June 2009. But as he faces an involuntary manslaughter … [Read the full story]

Sucker Punch…hot girls, hot outfits and plenty of killing. What more do you want?

Some film critics will praise Sucker Punch for being feminist. Others will likely complain that the movie’s misogynist. And there’s bound to be a few who reckon it’s deconstructivist, hypermodernist, and even a trifle abstractonist. But the way that I like to look at it is…it’s a lot of fit women running around killing people. … [Read the full story]

Colonel Gaddafi’s not all that bad

“Colonel Gaddafi is a down to earth bloke, and he’s not a big head” People are having a go at Colonel Gaddafi,but in reality he is a down to earth guy who hasn’t got a big head at all.He’s been a Colonel for 40 odd years,the leader of his people & hasn’t even promoted himself … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1940

On this day, German aircraft blanket incendiary bombs over London, setting both banks of the Thames ablaze and killing almost 3,600 British civilians. The German targeting of the English capital had begun back in August, payback for British attacks on Berlin. In September, a horrendous firestorm broke out in London’s poorest districts as German aircraft … [Read the full story]

A drugged 14 year old assassin

A 14 year old accused of being a drug cartel assassin told police in Mexico City that he carried out four executions under threat of being killed himself. Edgar Jiminez Lugo said he was also drugged before each killing.

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