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Somebody should have reminded me it was election year this where remenants of our society and western
culture democrartic system going back to the ancient greeks, persians and romans who gets to run a country by a particluar
ethos and guided by a doctrine or manifesto gets to steer the...
All posts relating to this years election I will put here-
This years election will probably be as big as a major
election in the 70's as to the outcomes for Australia
now and in the future.
One of the volleys fired. Let the slanging...
Hello this is ElSpeedo.
Welcome to the political chat room. Here you can discuss a variety of
issues in politics (from magazines, newspapers, TV , internet, word of mouth etc)
that interest you or others. We accept a variety of viewpoints and are
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Who can join the PDG? Absolutely anyone who is a member of the FordAustraliaForums.com and interested in political issues and social justice. You are not welcome if your only motivation to post is to stir trouble and silly one line replies will be removed. If you are unsure about anything I've said...
A Russian Mig blows a UAV out of the sky. Accidental bombing of Georgian
targets- two breakaway provinces and Ossetia to add. Not good news
Georgia's defence ministry produced a video which appeared to show footage of the unmanned...
Its back to the old Hunt For Red October days.
Russia's deputy PM has told the BBC the country's Black Sea Fleet will vacate its naval base in Sevastopol in 2017 if the Ukrainian government demands it. Speaking exclusively to Panorama,...
I've just watched Today Tonight on Ch7 just now.
They had a follow up to the story of the reporter John Sweeney that lost his cool after going on a story about Scientology to see what its all about i guess. It showed that Sweeney had been followed around and constantly watched by patrons of the...
Muslim Brothers, the most important of the Islamist organizations, which have been simultaneously repressed and tolerated, are making pacts with their former devils: they have forged alliances with the secular leftwing Tagammu Party during campaigns of solidarity with Palestine, and on February 27,...
With degenerate politicians from the center left and right
and high level corruption and anti-EU sentiment now gives a ample arena
for the far right and left to emerge to full the void.
Hitler afterall came from Austria not Germany and the virus of
extremism and the primitive answers to all...
Or is it in denial?
Or is it the beginning of the end?
Our holy of holies (In the American intelligence community that is - our version is the Australian ONA)-...
I have noticed some talkings about the media- who owns it, what they report, why and the financial benefits. Gone are the days when ex-WWII vets reported from the front-lines warts and all replaced by hairblown fly-ins from a beauty pageant. Our society is given a veneer to go off even though thier...
so i have to vote* on saturday,bi-election 4 the electorate of mayo(no i didnt vote 4 a.downer,How ironic a former foreign minister who stood by the invasion of iraq now a un peacekeeper in cyprus,ROFL,Labour didnt bother fielding a candiatate and the liberal bloke is 31 and a johnny arse licker...
From a NSW Liberal Member - GOOD RIDDANCE.
New South Wales has been plagued by the same endemic problems since the second re-election of Bob Carr, which did nothing for the state of NSW, and has now let NSW be slated behind the other major states as a powerhouse of legislation and political...
The chorus is growing. We live in interesting times.
No major coverage in Australia or America as you would expect...
This is interesting,
Ehud Olmert is to step down due to a corruption inquiry.
I am proud to be the prime minister of a country that investigates its prime ministers
Israeli prime minister
Well it had to happen sooner or later. Countries know
what the words of 'economic conquest by stealth'
know what globalisation means. Russia ended globalisation
& now they are getting more richer- the opposite now
is the US. A thaw in the Cold War has also spelt the end
to the financial free...
Just remember to pay us for approval- the political party that is
Has anyone heard any talk about how an ETS may affect the classic car scene? In some countries they have legislated to tax old cars off the road. My point is that there are old cars & there are old lovingly maintained classic cars.
I live in a strange country.
I had Pearl Harbour on TV last night: here they run TV with the original soundtrack and subtitles on one of two audio channels which you can choose from and all the bad guys were not translated, I could half follow it, but it looked like it was dubbed. Possibly a...
After the ever-so democratic election which saw Robert Mugabe sworn back in as president, A German firm has stopped selling the country bank note paper.
German firm halts bank note sales to Mugabe regime
By MATT MOORE, AP Business Writer Tue Jul 1, 4:30 PM ET
FRANKFURT, Germany - A German...
Here is something I came across that may interest some....
Fuel: The Mass Debate
Or How to Knock About 50c a Litre Off the Price Of Fuel
First and foremost this debate should be centred on Diesel NOT Unleaded. Why? You
may ask. Just look at the increase in supermarket prices for your...
Quiet birds sing in Gaza and the crackle of gunfire and shells go silent.
As for how long and for what side to start it again is uncertain.
I've picked a few which have altered the course of history to this day....
The Middle East has not been the same since. Funny what they said after
Civil War is a bad thing. The American Civil War...
Funny you know before September 11 and our adventures in Iraq & Afghanistan oil is just getting higher and higher.
There both laughing all the way to the bank.
I agree lets have a oil price collapse. Like the IT boom- nothing...
Screw the EU.
Most Hungarians also agree apart from our loathsome PM who refuses to leave.
Globalisers can globalise their own little theifdoms themselves and not
by meetings and agreements which do little over national standings.
...Meanwhile in Brussels.
Derranged Politicians plot in...
A recession is long overdue as Mr Greenspan says.
Growth has been overheated in the resources sector
and now with carbon credits in the EU, property
doldrums in the US, inflationary pressures, BoP
and speculators mucking things up. 1987? 2007?...
Looks like where headed for another repeat like in Burma
Tibetan protests against Chinese rule have spread to another part of China, after days of demonstrations and violence in Tibet's main city, Lhasa. Clashes between Tibetan...
Rubbishing Christianity is a sport over here- heaven forbid you ever rubbish
Islam- you may get shot by a Muslim zealot. In a world full of double standards
I think they need to grow up. If you cannot take criticism your pretty childish.
I think with all this ruccus Im going to watch it now....
I think this should be a National referendum on Nuclear Power.
If it come to this ill be voting yes.
And i live in North Haven near the Port Adelaide proposed site.
Some may also remember a civil war in Macedonia recently as well.
The whole peninsula since the end of the Balkan War still has deep wounds and blood
feuds going some time back. Weather you are Serb, Croat, Bosnian or Muslim
there are many views to this conflict often in some cases little room...
Just a way of testing new weapons and or removing toxic stuff from re-entry.
How many other craft have went though re-entry without needing this?
Russia has accused the US of using a plan to shoot down a broken spy satellite as a cover...
With everybody from Gen.Sanchez onwards George is sure running out of friends. Maybe he should just go the local constabulary and hand himself in. It would be easier than the other option. The old saying is when you speak your mind your mates & colleagues sure- but the blue blood inbreds if you...
*USTax System Explained: Bar Stool Economics*
Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all
ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes,
it would go something like this:
The first four men (the poorest) would pay...
What the FARC? Super, please enlighten us on the situ at the moment.
It looks like wars and rumors of war are springing up all over the place
at the moment. When troops are stationed near borders it ain't a good sign.
Ecuador has urged...
I believe as soon as possible we have nothing to do with the UK now these days.
Just like the USA, Canada and Mexico don't want the NAU-
apart from a few who would profit enormously over it.
Hard work telling their dodgy pollies this though. The EU
has always been a joke- its just- Germany, Italy, France
the UK and 'everyone' else. As I've always said there is too
Im getting fed up with very one sided news reporting of late by the big end of town
here's another opinion-
The Number 1 one country to run your dirty dough. You can bankroll
nazis, third world coups, stockmarket buyouts hey its all business-
the business of avoiding other peoples business.
Including our own I believe...
At least nine...
With the southern 'semi-autonomous' area of Lebanon jointly owned by Hezbollah and Syria sending
another navy ship to watch things go down. Lobbing missiles at Isreal and dirupting the Lebanese
govt whenever they feel like it.
Looks like they are headed towards the past again- another civil...
Yep, good idea Kevin. Now you're going to breed a generation of Aborigionals who'll resent the government for not giving them any money. That'll really help the situation.
While this may seem like small news, if you look a little deeper into it, it's telling us a fair bit about the new Russia. 40 years ago Russia was a superpower, but only 15 years ago they were really struggling. Come 2008, they are forgiving USD12bn debts! This sends a pretty clear massage that the...
I don't get it - Australia get's a Labour Government and the first thing they do is allow American carriers free access to Australia.
People working for Qantas etc... don't count as Workers?
How on earth can letting foreign businesses into Australia be a first priority for the workers party?
I don't think they have ever seen so many storm clouds at once.
Devestated at the election first up, then their annointed successor quits (read, whimps out) the party.
As for the leadership, Abbott just couldn't keep his mouth shut, instead saying while he won't run now, he will in the future,...
Jakarta: Former dictator Suharto, an army general who crushed Indonesia's communist movement and pushed aside the country's founding father to usher in 32 years of tough rule that saw up to a million political opponents killed, died on Sunday. He...
Russian Kremlin hackers attack Estonian sites. Showing to their 'little brothers'
whos the boss. A number of ip addresses were traced back to Kremlin computers.
After all with Organized Crime, Cyber Crime and Money Laundering capital of the...
Iran here we come...
The War Against Terrorism- steps up a gear...
Cuban Missile Crisis II here we come.
The vote in that country has been criticized in a number of countries
Now the leader/s seems to be sponsoring militias (Sudan style) to take
out any opposition- whoever they may be.
Thirty Kenyans including many...
This cannot be a good thing for the region!
I guess now we sit and watch what's going to happen. This could easily blow up the powder keg that is Pakistan.
Over China's dead body it does.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says Washington is strongly opposed to Taiwan's plan for a referendum on United Nations membership. Ms Rice said applying to the UN in the name of "Taiwan" was a...
Quite a suprise but hey the SAS also exercises with Kopassus as well.
India and China are due to begin a joint military exercise, the first of its kind between the world's two largest armies.
The exercise is taking place between 20...
the russian government and priminister just handed power over to president putin.
reason due to current climate condition's
bearly noted on news
the chess piece's slowly coming to check mate
So am I the only person who feels rather insulted that the DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER has chosen to buy an imported vehicle as her Limo. I do think that this shows how much importance the Labour Government is putting on Australian manufacturing. Ms Gillard chose 300c over Ford or Holden (enviromental...
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