The truth – freedom from politics and religion

When asking for a plebiscite on gay marriage, why is the argument used – free rights under the law for gays. This means the plebiscite does not ask for gay marriage but for similar rights for all people. What the change in law really means is please allow gays to marry. If this was the … [Read the full story]

Why is the Bible called the Bible?

Moses was responsible for the book called The Torah which means The Law. Many other books written by learned Jews were added over the years. It was in Alexandria that the books were combined and translated into Greek. Alexandria was built by Alexander the Great.  After his death one of his generals became leader of … [Read the full story]

History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out of university. As a lad I was able to talk to my Grandad, he told me about the First World War. Not from history books, but from the sights and … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1965

In New York City, Malcolm X, an African American nationalist and religious leader, is assassinated by rival Black Muslims while addressing his Organization of Afro-American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights. Born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1925, Malcolm was the son of James Earl Little, a Baptist preacher who advocated the … [Read the full story]

Australian Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan

Muslims across Australia have filled mosques and public spaces to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The festival of Eid al-Fitr traditionally occurs with the first sighting of the new moon and brings to a close the end of a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset. Heavy rain failed to dampen … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

A young man butchered in a London street and the two men who confront the police are shot. Dozens of bystanders look on, but are too afraid to tackle mad men with knives and choppers. The men claim people in their country are being butchered and they are claiming an eye for an eye. Yet … [Read the full story]

The 13th rant – a look into the 21st century

Russia is having a strange troubled start to the year 2013. The concrete cover at Chernobyl is starting to crack up. Then meteors drop down causing damage to six cities, injuring over a thousand people and damaging more than three thousand homes. The cost is estimated in millions. Since the break-up of the Old Russian … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

It was Easter last week – do we remember our childhood and the message of Easter, Bible stories and the resurrection of Jesus Christ? Do you remember stories from the Old Testament and the warnings about sin and punishment? Do you really think this is the time for processions supporting gay marriage…for political decisions to … [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]

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]

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