Is it Presidential Elect, Dallas or Neighbours

Reading the latest news about the Presidential Election reminds me of an episode of Dallas or even an episode of Neighbours. Only in  America can they elect a Trump and then spend hundreds of pages of news and TV coverage attacking the man they voted into office. It makes you proud to see democracy at work. … [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 the 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]

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]

Do we really care about those who suffer in war?

Who said the world is going to hell in a hand cart? Who ever it was, they’re getting closer to the truth every day. War is hell, and when two tribes go to war the result is death and destruction. But in todays world with TV and media coverage, the pictures are disturbing. Yet nothing seems … [Read the full story]

The Great Divide – the ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Nots’

When I was a lad I could not wait to leave school and start work, earn money, buy clothes, buy smokes and start going out to clubs and pubs. It was a time of almost full employment. At fifteen years old, I could start a job on Monday – and if I didn’t like it, would … [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]

Is Trump going to be like FDR?

We wake up to a new world. A world in which the media in both Television and Newspapers have been proved wrong. A world in which polls have become a laughing stock, in which only the neurotic can believe they have any significance. Political analysts and pundits who claim prior knowledge to everything from God … [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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