An extract: “History is written by the winners…..that is why there are so many empty pages in French history books.” Take the time to view – it is very entertaining.
Dave Sweeney from the Australian Conservation Foundation says Australia has a direct moral responsibility for any nuclear fallout. Fair enough as long as we accept that Japan has a direct moral responsibility for Aussies killed in accidents involving Japanese vehicles. Same logic. The Greens and Lefties will be crowing about the danger of Nuclear power
Went south to Melbourne to help my forward scout from Vietnam celebrate his 60th. On the way I dropped into Belmont Hospital in the Hunter region to pay my respects to an old mate from RAAF Lang School class of ’66 and Vietnam class of ’70 who was on hist last legs. Had a couple
GREENS leader Bob Brown is facing mounting condemnation after calling on coal companies to foot the bill for the Queensland flood recovery. Pig ignorant bastard! Should be locked up in stocks in the biggest coal mining town in Australia so people can throw all their rotting vegetation at him.
I must admit Anna Bligh did a good job over the week of the crisis in Brisbane – she definitely “talked the Talk”. People with the attention span and memory of a lighting bolt are obviously easily taken in by “the Talk”. How about this for over the top adulation… “It’s hard to find enough
Here is a link to the best before and after shots of the floods – just slide the bar over. Courtesy daughter Liz
Sunny weather in Brisbane invokes a surreal atmosphere as I know that the city will be flooded, albeit in sunshine. Two of my children, one near Ipswich and the other at West End are safe but isolated without power. It would appear that I will be totally safe where I live just 11 kms north
I last posted “It’s Raining in October and was mildly upbeat about the 150 ml we had got overnight. Four months and almost 2,500 ml (100 inches) later I’m less upbeat. When I got up this morning the shock of the Toowoomba disaster with 8 dead and 72 missing has left me in shock. Two
From friend Jean Madden
THE man who brought Australia the phrase “but wait, there’s more“, Demtel promoter Michael Milne, was jailed today for eight and a half years on tax charges dating back to 2004. Eight years six months more to be precise.