Abbott & the seige mentality

Looking back: the siege mentality

Coming events

Early September, I knew the Sydney siege was on the agenda; I just didn’t know what it would look like or where or when it would happen. But Abbott appeared to be promoting a siege mentality (for his own reasons) and for me, this sort of thinking usually leads to nasty outcomes.

Why would I say Lest we forget?

A more personal reflection of the Whitlam days and other similar irrelevancies

Here is a personal note by an old leftie looking back on Whitlam's 3 big years from Remembrance Day 11th of the 11th 2014

Looking back: Anzac Day marches in a small country town

For the first few years of my life, watching Anzac Day marches each year in the small country town of my birth, I was convinced they ended every public statement of honour and respect for the Diggers with the declaration:

“We will remember them (unless we forget)!”

March In May: More Evidence that The Time is Right for a New Constitution for Australia

Lack of democracy - the community is being ignored

People are getting fed up with our lack of democracy particularly when concerns of the community are ignored whilst decisions are made in favour of remote ‘investors’ – at the expense of everyday Australians.


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