Capital Crime

With every day that passes, the news from Australia’s capital, Canberra – is increasingly horrifying. It was only a week and a half ago that the public learnt of the alleged rape of former Liberal Party staffer who worked at Australia’s Parliament House, Brittany Higgins. On Monday the 15th of February 2021, ABC News reportedContinue reading “Capital Crime”

The flood cometh!

Who would have thought that the Australian Parliament House rape allegation could get any worse. Perhaps we’re just blinkered if we don’t think it can in fact get worse. In the period of just seven days, there are four allegations of rape or inappropriate sexual situations by four women. It’s understood that all allegations areContinue reading “The flood cometh!”

Witch hunt or failure to secure democracy?

Not something I wanted to wake up to on a Sunday morning. Maybe it’s the reason I slept through my alarm. Being a Sunday, this story will feature in the next edition of my podcast which will be released 9am tomorrow morning Australian Eastern Daylight Time (+11 hrs GMT). Speaking of time, I believe theContinue reading “Witch hunt or failure to secure democracy?”

Disappointing disappointment

I’m almost speechless with disappointment at how the Business Council of Australia is disappointed that Victoria is entering a five day lockdown, not because of simply COVID-19, but the more dangerous UK variant. I feel like I say this until I’m blue in the face, business is putting profit over people’s lives. Not just people…Continue reading “Disappointing disappointment”

A wasted opportunity

Democrats could find another way to bar Donald Trump from high office, using a little-known clause in the constitution’s 14th amendment, according to a leading US legal scholar. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-09/democrats-could-have-plan-b-after-donald-trump-impeachment/13132534 My take on this is, what’s the point of impeachment when an unfortunate greater number of people will vote to not convict despiteContinue reading “A wasted opportunity”