God Save the Queen

With the UK about to decide if it wants to remain in the EU, the arguments for and against Brexit rage on. When the UK did not adopt the EU common currency it might be argued that it was never convinced anyway and this is just the next step.  When the EU... Read More

When a speech can be too good - ask Hillary

Hillary Clinton’s brilliant crafted acceptance speech putting her as the first female contender for the white house unfortunately will cement a win for Donald Trump. That is the problem when you are too good. It was another speech. The average voter is... Read More

Easter memory

Easter For those millions around the world stopping to reflect on the significance of Easter this weekend, it would be a good time to reflect on the conundrum posed by the saying “No good deed will ever go unpunished”. As an ultimate sceptic and... Read More

Revenge porn

Before embarking on a journey of revenge, dig two graves: Confucius.    Australia witnessed one of the most remarkable TV interviews this week with a crew following disgraced whistle-blower Cathy Jackson and her paramour Fair Work Commission Vice... Read More

Age discrimination

Australia makes a big deal in regard to anti-discrimination especially in the workplace.    All Australian employees regardless of who they work for, or the size of the company, have rights to be protected from unlawful discrimination. Unlawful... Read More

Want to buy a bridge?

Headlines shout sale of Darwin Port to Chinese. Chinese energy and infrastructure group Landbridge, a privately owned Chinese company has obtained a 99 year lease of the Port of Darwin for $506 million after it was privatized by the Northern Territory... Read More

Life is not fair

Image: courtesy Freedommouthpost Life is not fair but for governments it should be seen to be fair. Governments of the West believe that they govern on high standards. Fair enough, that is no less than what the voters expect. Everyone knows that this... Read More

Trump winning profile

Looking at the psychology of the Trump campaign, to put it simply, he is saying what many people would say were they in a position to say it. And he does not really care since he is in a “win win” situation, should he pull off the Presidency he wins and... Read More

Guns don't kill people

It’s on again. Another mass shooting in Oregon USA and in Australia a lone 15 year old gunman assassinates a police worker at their Headquarters. The Americans have volumes of statistics on why and why not people should have guns and it appears that... Read More

Night of the long knives

It seems as if Australia finds it impossible to stick to one leader. Last night for the first time the Liberal Country Party coalition replaced a Prime Minister in office. One of their mandates for winning from the Labor Party at the last election was... Read More