Democracy – is it a gift or burden?

The USA held a democratic election in which the majority of the people elected a new president. Is it then permissible for protesters to act against the will of the people? – Let me explain this in terms of democracy. Women marched and protested the result. The reasons given were the new president was accused … [Read the full story]

Time to assess the world today

2017 is the year to understand why we are in a crisis around the world – we must start with the past. Democracy although semi introduced by the Greeks (semi because women and the poor could not vote), was given prominence by the Magna Carta, before democracy Kings, Emperors and┬áCeasars ruled the world and almost … [Read the full story]

Why moan, Meryl – you have nothing to moan about

If you were honoured by your peers with an award for years in the movie industry, you would probably be thankful for the recognition your talent deserves. Imagine how damaging your acceptance speech is when it denigrates into a political diatribe. Attacking the President of your country and the millions of Americans who voted for … [Read the full story]

Predictions for 2017

I have my predictions for 2017 – some are obvious, but in todays political climate I suppose we aren’t going to be surprised at anything anymore. Hopefully┬áthe war in Syria will end in 2017 – I think it will. The USA, Russia and Iran will work together to try and bring peace to Syria. Trump … [Read the full story]

Trump – a Bull in a China shop

Donald Trump it seems has no diplomacy on switch. He’s a business man, surely he has another mode aside from the ‘Bull in a China shop’, which he manages to adopt for most of his breathing day. Why would the President of the United States of America be provoking other countries with his claim that … [Read the full story]

Goodbye Barack Obama

President Barack Obama is making his final speeches on the success of his eight years in office. Watching his stilted speech, with great long gaps and pauses, is tantamount to watching an actor giving a monologue…before exiting the stage. He talks well without actually explaining what he is talking about. He claims exorbitant successes, especially … [Read the full story]

I’m fed up with a negative government

I am beginning to think Australian politics is looking like the American system. When a vote is required for what ever reason, the opposition will take an opposing view and delay or even stop the acceptance of the vote. In America the medicare system proposed by the President, was opposed by the senate and the … [Read the full story]

Not my President – but majority voted Trump

Well of course he is not my President, I am Australian. But thousands of Americans tweeted ‘he is not my President’. There have also been protesters lining the streets proclaiming ‘he is not my President’. If the people voted and chose Trump for President, then who are they to condemn the right of the people. … [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 the election affect Australia financially?

It is now time to think in depth about the US presidential election and the long time effects. Firstly to us in Australia the initial impact is nominal. Change always sees a rise or a slump in shares and currencies. The market hates uncertainty. This does not mean we are in for a recession, it … [Read the full story]

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