Archive | May, 2012

Houla: Syria’s tipping point?

The Syrian city of Houla has become the latest to feel the might of the murderous Assad regime, with over one hundred of its citizens having been massacred on Friday and almost half of those victims being children.

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The Problem with Men’s Health

One of the great lies of feminism is that women’s health is more fragile than men’s health.  This lie is used to justify excessive privileges in spending on women’s health problems by governments.  Governments spend extra money on women’s health because they chase votes rather than focus on the best interests of the entire nation.  […]

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Schapelle Corby’s welcome mat

It was announced today that Schapelle Corby has been granted yet another reduction in her prison sentence.  A further five years will be slashed off her original 20 year sentence and there are reports that she could be back in Australia as early as August.  When Corby does return, what sort of welcome mat will […]

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Behind the Craig Thomson scandal: Labor’s cynical political game

“I just don’t think (the denials) passes the believability test.” – Paul Howes, former head of AWU I respect Paul Howes.  He is right.  He is a union leader who tells it as it is. What is he right about? The Craig Thomson scandal has cast a dark stain across parliament and the union movement.  […]

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Marriage should be earned

So, Barack Obama has decided to come out in support of Gay Marriage.  Australia’s Prime Minister, Julia Guillard, in contrast decides to stay in opposition to gay marriage.  These proclamations are political opportunism on both sides, I would suggest. Rather than debating the merits of gay marriage, I have instead a proposal on how to […]

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