Recently John Winston Howard spoke to the Lowy Institute, defending his government’s decision to take Australia to war in Iraq in 2003. This against massive national and international protests against the US-led invasion of the time, which has since proven to have been based on – at the minimum – poor intelligence. At worst, a lie perpetrated for the purposes of regime change in direct contravention of UN Charter Chapter VII. In other words, an international crime. Today we see yet another retired public servant of that era coming out with her own definitive claims that Howard lied to the [...]
There’s a little piece of theatrics being broadcast on ABC1 this evening, all about the contentious subject of Climate Change.
I sit here at 23:33 hours, 31 December 2011, with a cleansing ale preparing to tentatively welcome in the New year, 2012
The current on-going debate over a few thousand asylum seekers (not illegal immigrants as seems to have become the common meme) has engendered a side-debate now in regard to Australian culture.
Well, Hooplah and Lack-A-Day! The PM’s Carbon Price mechanism looks just like the one scrapped this time last year.