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The party can never be criticised, humiliated, embarrassed or held up for incompetence. The Party can never be wrong. And even when it is, it isn’t
Sunday Morning Mental Floss — The Forgotten People The problem with the Sir Robert Menzies, 1942 “Forgotten People” speech reference, when viewed through the rear vision mirror of 2020, is that we’ve over-corrected to the extent that no one is forgotten at all any...
How Russiagate Began With Obama’s Iran Deal — Who is Michael Flynn and why is he important? — Lee Smith
Trump wasn’t a cause of Spy Gate as it’s become known, he was a casualty of it. Flynn was Obama’s Director of the Defence Intelligence Agency and was appointed to that job in 2012. His demise however stemmed from the taking out of Osama Bin Laden the previous year in 2011.
We can only guess that other states aren’t already in play as part of China’s long term plans on a giant world war two strategy table, being moved around with croupiers rakes and war-gamed from their fluorescent festooned, subterranean and bomb-proof Belt and Road war room.
This ANZAC art reminds me of the metaphor, ‘Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants’, the 12th century expression made popular by Isaac Newton a few centuries later.
In reality they are just attempts by otherwise unimpressive, second rate political mediocrities to recast their political careers as falling somewhere between Menzies and Churchill.
Australia is the worlds largest EXPORTER of liquid natural gas with the largest reserves, and we are about to expand the storage for IMPORTED liquid natural gas to supply NSW and Victoria.
I’d rather have Donald Trump in charge of this Coronavirus business and the extraction of any reparations from China in whatever form, than Mr big talking, Mr do nothing, smooth operator and business as usual, Obama. Mr big talking ‘red line’, in Syria, Obama. Mr...
What is it with the Lear Jet elites and their self serving book titles designed to frame theIr morally vain authors as deep, noble, contemplative and above the fray as they try and retcon or rewrite and airbrush their history? This week it’s the unflushable, Turnbull...
The government is going to have to address energy costs and make them attractive once again by very delicately threading the political needle between the cost of renewables versus the cost of coal-fired power.