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Of fascists and guns

July 24, 2015 - 07:50 -- Admin

One of the fascists on the bus from Sydney to the Melbourne Reclaim Australia rally had a gun.

Remember when Man Haron Monis took over the Lindt cafe in Sydney and held people hostage in December?  He too had a gun. The difference was he was identifiably different, a Muslim. He got some of his hostages to wave an ISIS flag at one stage.

Is former ALP Chief Minister Jon Stanhope about to jump from Labor’s sinking ship?

July 23, 2015 - 16:35 -- Admin

Former Labor Party Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Jon Stanhope has an article in a local Canberra weekly newspaper, City News, condemning Labor for voting for the Border Force Act. In the article, The horrors of the matey bipartisanship, Jon says something very interesting.

Is former ALP A.C.T Chief Minister Jon Stanhope about to jump from Labor’s sinking ship?

July 23, 2015 - 16:35 -- Admin

Former Labor Party Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Jon Stanhope has an article in a local Canberra weekly newspaper, City News, condemning Labor for voting for the Border Force Act. In the article, The horrors of the matey bipartisanship, Jon says something very interesting.

Gary Foley: the farce of recognition

July 22, 2015 - 14:35 -- Admin

Gary Foley has written the following on Facebook about the recognition campaign:

I have seen it suggested that the debate about constitutional recognition merely involves discussion about the wording of proposed change. The simple truth is that there is NO argument in Black Australia about the wording. That is an illusion generated by the tiny minority of mostly black middle-class advocates of recognition.

Of sharks and pepper spray: the ‘moanstream’ media in Australia

July 20, 2015 - 10:36 -- Admin

The top news in Australia today is a surfer being attacked by a shark. In South Africa.

None of the ‘moanstream’ media (as far as I can tell) mention the Victorian police pepper spraying medics who were attending a person whom the cops had indiscriminately pepper sprayed and who was having breathing difficulties and needed to be taken to hospital.

The fifty first woman this year has died at the hands of her partner but other than talkfests there is no mention of that either.

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