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War history and the Commonwealth Pivot to Asia

There is something interesting developing between Japan and the old British-led ‘Commonwealth of Nations‘. Long out of fashion, the Commonwealth has been popping up again in an unexpected guise – the grouping of like-minded nations forging alliances with Japan. 945 more words


Abbott's Medtech Revenues Up, Despite Vascular Division

Abbott’s ($ABT) medical device revenue was $1.37 billion in the second quarter, an increase of 1.2% year over year. Meanwhile, the diagnostics division reported quarter sales of $1.19 billion, a 4.8% increase, the company revealed July 16.


You Call THAT a Dick ?

Doggerel by Emmjay

There was shouting in the car park
And the word had got around that
The mad Syberian timberwolf was in the mood for a meal of hound. 320 more words


Australia: MH17 Dead Remembered At Church Services

MH17 victims remembered at church services across Australia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (C) and his wife Margaret attend a service for victims of Flight MH17 with Peter Cosgrove (L), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, at St. 534 more words

What’s Plato got to do with competitive federalism?

What could a genius who lived in classical Athens possibly tell us about Australian federalism?

According to Plato, the highest reality is not what we perceive as the material world but is rather the fundamental essence of material objects and things, an essence that is transcendent both in time and space. 834 more words


Senate backs refugee children over Abbott cruelty after motion by brought forward by the Greens

The Senate has voted in support of a motion calling on the Immigration Minister to act in the interests of a group of refugee children who have gone into hiding in South Australia. 176 more words

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Death to Tony Abbot

If they let this vicious bastard,
Pass his budget through the senate,
He’ll screw the battlers through the floor and out the other-side.
I didn’t vote for the evil bat-eared budgie-smuggler did you? 121 more words