Officially termed an “incident” (as opposed to a “massacre”), the events of March 16, 1968, at My Lai - a hamlet in South Vietnam - are widely portrayed and accepted to this day as an aberration. While the record of U.S. war crimes in Southeast Asia is far too sordid and lengthy to detail here, it’s painfully clear this was not an isolated “incident.”
morally bankrupt, despicable, contemptible, loathsome, hateful, detestable, idiotic, hypocritical...
The Senate is set to reject the Federal Government's second bid to deregulate universities.
The International Court of Justice (CIJ) ruled Thursday a prior ruling by an Ecuadorean court that fined the U.S.-based oil company Chevron US $9.5 billion in 2011 should be upheld.
One day I'll be Leader, and on that day you'll learn
Every day I wake up with a psychic morning glory
In December, when a mentally ill Texas man convicted of murder was poised to be executed—and a number of prominent conservatives were calling to postpone the killing—Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) declined to criticize the pending execution.
from Crikey …..
Not the most important part of the story, but terrible Tony is back. Or is he?
The "lifestyle choice" remarks are either a new disaster come from speaking his true mind or a calculated insult, designed to get an effect.
On Saturday, 7th March, Richard Denniss joined Alan Jones and Peter Martin in speaking at a rally of more than 1200 people at Bowral, NSW. The crowd were gathered to show their concern over consequences of coal mining operations proposed in the Southern Highlands.
You will need to go a very long way and look very carefully to find a worse decision than yesterday’s one to restore Automotive Transformation Scheme funding until the car industry shuts up shop in 2017.
Some decisions are bad policy but good politics, or vice versa. Some are good decisions but are poorly implemented, or vice versa.