So….David Leyonhjelm reckons that Sydney hostage business wouldn’t happen….sorry, PROBABLY wouldn’t happen, in Texas or Florida. He clearly didn’t do his research, which at the very least should have consisted of a Google on the terms “Hostage Situations Texas” and “Hostage Situations Florida”.
Here’s a tip for those of you taking an interest in Australian politics, in this desertified media landscape. The Global Mail and The New Daily are two of the newest and most refreshingly non-conservative oriented online media outlets available today. I particularly enjoy the writing style of Mike Seccombe at TGM while the no nonsense, unopinionated, factual reportage being provided by TND is refreshing, and in my view, what a ‘newspaper’ really ought to be all about. News, not some bigoted or biased so-called journalists personal opinion, conflated to appear as fact. Hello, News Limited? Yes, I’m looking at you, […]
Today’s editorial appearing in The Melbourne Age. It speaks not volumes, but libraries of volumes. There is a better way forward. Australia has no need of dog-whistling, bible-thumping, narrow-minded political opportunists or poll-driven, electorally fearful and inconsistent leadership as representatives in our Parliament. We need people of character, moral standing and a willingness to stand by their genuine Australian ethos. Australia doesn’t need A change…..Australia simply needs TO change.
Here’s to a subject which is annoying me of late, and doubtless annoying the piss & pick-handles out of a lot of others as well.
I’ll pose the simple question from the outset. Why should my tax-payer dollars be directed towards private, non-government education institutions?
The Drum is always a good read. Sometimes contentious, sometimes fatuous, and often thought provoking. Today’s effort by Jonathon Green falls within the first & latter categories in my view.
The opening verse of Deep Purple’s ‘Burn’ seems appropriate to this post.
credit to John Birmingham (@johnbirmingham) for his suggestion earlier this week. He made me think.
I sit here at 23:33 hours, 31 December 2011, with a cleansing ale preparing to tentatively welcome in the New year, 2012