18.10.19. 06:30 AEDT: US Vice-President Mike Pence has announced the United States and Turkey have agreed to a five-day ceasefire in Syria. Mr Pence says there will be “a pause in military operations for 120 hours” to allow the US-allied Syrian Kurds to withdraw. The agreement essentially gives the Turks what they had sought to achieve with their military operation in the first place — the removal of the Kurdish forces from the so-called safe zone. More
Internal Labor rumblings are emerging over Kristina Keneally’s handling of the home affairs portfolio after the senator was accused of unilaterally breaking bipartisan conventions on national security. Senator Keneally blindsided her colleagues on Monday night when she dumped an agreement the government claims to have had over a Coalition bill to expand police powers at airports. More
Well that was some revelation. According to social commentator, columnist, and feminist Jane Caro AM, climate change is responsible for starting wars. Speaking on 3AW last week in support of Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, she told an incredulous Neil Mitchell: More
In a speech in Albury last month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison told his audience that he was praying for rain in drought-affected areas. “I pray for that rain everywhere else around the country,” he continued. “And I do pray for that rain. And I’d encourage others who believe in the power of prayer to pray for that rain and to pray for our farmers. Please do that.” More
After the prize was awarded to Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, many cried foul.
“Yes, he’s signed peace accords and ended terrible killing and violence between two states, but has he vowed to drone-strike thousands of people across the whole world?” asked one Twitter user when the winner was announced. “I’m just not sure we should be giving this award out to just anyone who labors to prevent violence and bring peace on earth.” More
Basically it require drivers to listen to a Greta Thunberg lecture before purchasing petrol.
In more detail, they are required to watch a 20-minute lecture by the 16-year-old climate activist before they purchase gallons and gallons of harmful fossil fuels.
“We want to make sure drivers are informed,” said Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, who says he will sign the bill into law, hopefully by Christmas holidays. More
18.10.19 Labour and the Greens are the real Australian liberals with a few in the Liberal and National party suffering that ‘Liberalism’ mental ailment. Watch them on TV, they want to display their kindness and care for their fellows whilst controlling us to ensure their own benefit. We all must sacrifice and suffer to benefit their cause, yet as John C. Goodman explains in his excellent description of American liberals, they don’t actually care about the results of their inane stupidity. More
At last the bloody Greens and their ever controlling ecological dreams and fantasies will be shelved in favour of common sense and just urgency. Now let’s all see it actually happen rather than another review while our country dies.
Sweeping emergency powers will be used to keep towns hit by severe drought from running out of water, including abandoning environmental approvals for some projects and placing residents ahead of the health of rivers. The Australian can reveal some of the new measures allow the NSW government to temporarily stop allocating water for the environment in favour of getting it to towns. More