When the 2002 ASIO bill was introduced to the Federal Parliament, it was analysed and debated for 12 months, sometimes by more than one parliamentary committee, leading to crucial changes and bipartisan support.
At the time, the Prime Minister declared that “through the great parliamentary process that this country has I believe we have got the balance right”.
Back in the day...You used to be embarrassed to say if you were religious. You would be (rightly) mocked and scorned. Laughed out of the room in fact!
But now it seems there are heaps of bible-thumping, tongue wagging, Christian lunatics around. Who all love to loudly proclaim their Faith and tell all and sundry how they are Born Again Jesus lovers. And what's even worse is that some of these fuckwits are now in our political parties and holding the Reins of Power!
A sneak peek at NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet's underwear.
Greetings from the beach
In these days of fear, desperation and inanity, driven by the irrational behaviour of our current world leaders, once again, our man at the beach steps forth and in a wisdom filled moment fills our hearts with hope, strength and sanity.
The problem of time has consumed the minds of the greatest philosophers and scientists. What is it? How long is it? Will it ever end?
Now. Some progress has been made…
In the past a man could find paid employment relatively easily. In those days I know many who left school at the age of 15 and basically stepped out of the school gates into work with either the local town council or with Farmer Jim down the road.
Wasn’t so hard then.