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 Ceasars ruled the world and almost … [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]

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]

Elephants are forbidden in the Indian Super League

Many years ago soccer was not even practised in the streets of Calcutta or Bombay. It was even considered the sport of the poor. But after seeing how the US has promoted the game and are very successful, it is time for the continent of India to play the game. They are in their 3rd … [Read the full story]

So bored with Australian coverage of US election

Am I the only one in Australia to be overwhelmingly bored stiff with the television coverage of the US election? Do I care who is competing for the presidential race? Bad manners, diatribe, accusations, rigging,  criminal threats…these are only a few of the  digs at the opponents. The whole affair is a nightmare, a soap opera, … [Read the full story]

As greedy as a pig

US authorities are investigating how a US farmer was eaten by his hogs. The district attorney’s office says 70-year-old Terry Vance Garner never returned after he set out to feed his animals on his farm near the Oregon coast. A family member later found Garner’s dentures and pieces of his body in the pig enclosure, … [Read the full story]

A ghost attacked my wife

A US man who was arrested on charges of assaulting his wife has told police that a ghost was actually responsible for the attack. Michael F. West, 41, from Wisconsin, was charged this week with strangulation, battery, disorderly conduct and resisting or obstructing an officer. He was arrested after police were called to his home … [Read the full story]

Is Dwarf Tossing coming to Melbourne?

A politician wants to make “dwarf tossing” legal in Melbourne. But Victorians shouldn’t expect such a competition in their capital city any time soon. It’s the city of the same name in the US state of Florida where the push is on to provide employment opportunity for little people. Republican Ritch Workman filed the proposed legislation … [Read the full story]

Man in wheelchair robs bank at gun-point

Police in Phoenix, in the US, are on the lookout for a gunman who robbed a local bank of $70,000 while in a wheelchair. Detectives said the man rolled into a branch of AmTrust Bank in south Phoenix overnight and demanded money from a teller at gunpoint. After the teller complied, the man placed the cash … [Read the full story]

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