A More Assertive China

I for one was grateful for China’s new assertiveness at Copenhagen. I am less impressed by the combination of insecurity about its internal politics and disregard of world opinion that is increasingly evident in China’s represssion of dissent, and limiting of its citizens’ access to news sources. TheĀ eleven year sentence imposed onĀ 53 year old professor …

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Yemen Attacks Al Qaeda

Yemen has conflicts with Al Qaeda in the South, and Al Houthis (a Shiite separatist group) in the North. Neither group has widespread support in Yemen. Al Qaeda is seen as a threat by the West, because it has links to terror organisations around the world. But Al Qaeda has little popular support in Yemen, …

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Taxpayer Funded Stupidity

1. I had occasion to visit the regional hospital in Geraldton a couple of days ago. Staff seemed competent and concerned for their patients. So far, so good. Ouside the main entrance was a vendng machine for syringes and needles. This is a photo of the machine, and of my $3.00 worth of needles and …

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The End Of The Anglican Communion

The election of Mary Glasspool as assistant Bishop of Los Angeles will be the end of the Anglican Communion. Ms Glasspool is a practising lesbian who has lived for twenty years with her partner. This election comes six years after the election of active homosexual Gene Robinson as bishop of New Hampshire. The unequivocal witness …

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