Category Archives: International

So you don’t think it can get any worse, do you?

Do you want to be afraid, really afraid? Tucked away at the very end of an article today on political reading lists for the beach this summer was this on behalf of Bill Shorten: . . . and US senator … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics, International | 19 Comments

Massie v Gruber

“I submit to you that my constituents are not your children”.

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From the Hansard: Craig Laundy talks about Palestine

Mr LAUNDY (Reid) (11:37): I rise today both to second the motion that the member for Calwell has brought to the chamber and to speak in favour of it. My predecessor spoke about going to Palestine. I have not had … Continue reading

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A social disaster in the US

Posted in Economics and economy, International | 13 Comments

There’s a world out there

No charges to be laid so we will waste this place. Obama almost sounds like a real president. Everyone knew what was coming so a very brave decision. From Drudge: Obama begs for calm as rioters set fires in Ferguson… … Continue reading

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David Kilcullen – What are we fighting for? Islamism and the threat to liberal ideas

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You can see why UKIP is starting to win seats

BEFORE . . . How insufferable these people are! This was the front page of The Age a couple of days ago: UK Tories slam Tony Abbott on climate policy. The attitude of Prime Minister Tony Abbott to the global … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, International | 72 Comments

Obama on illegal immigrants

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Open borders USA

The wrap up from The Daily Mail, ‘We’re not going to deport you’: Obama announces amnesty for millions of ‘anchor baby’ parents and illegal immigrant children – as long as they’ve been in US for five years. The headline points: … Continue reading

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He knows so little about so much

This is what you don’t get in the mainstream press in the United States: THE Queensland government, as host of last weekend’s G20 ­summit, is incensed over what it sees as an ill-informed, insulting speech from Barack Obama about climate … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics, Global warming and climate change policy, International | 24 Comments