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Coalition of the...gullible?

I’ll refrain from using phrases like ‘we all know’, ‘it’s common knowledge’, and so on, but it seems obvious to me that the world is a lot more complex than those in control would like us to believe, a lot more dangerous, and sadly, a lot more profitable. 904 more words

This might as well be true...

Despite claims to the contrary made by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, nobody actually knows for certain at this point what brought down flight MH17. Or if they do, they’re not telling. 553 more words

Are you a leaner?

Thousands of articles have been written detailing the many ways in which the Budget is designed to screw Australians in the face help the Australian people. 1,490 more words

Politics

Greens: PM Abbott exposes government incompetence

Christine Milne, leader of the Greens, stated the Australian people have seen this week how the Abbott government will crash in its attempts to manipulate the Senate on carbon pricing and its destructive budget. 135 more words

Australian News

Antagonizing Palestinians, Australia’s linguistic blunder snowballs

By Nicola Nasser*

Reacting to antagonized Palestinian snowballing protests to her government’s decision on June 5 to reverse a 47-year old bipartisan consensus on describing eastern Jerusalem as “occupied,” Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on June 13 denied any “change in the Australian government’s position.” 1,468 more words

Jun 9 - Columba

Columba of Scotland
Abbot of Iona + Missionary
9 June 597

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A Prayer

O God, who by the preaching of your blessed servant Columba caused the light of the Gospel to shine in Scotland: Grant, we pray, that, having his life and labors in remembrance, we may show our thankfulness to you by following the example of his zeal and patience; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. 350 more words

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