RECREATIONAL GUN OWNER

In the wake of the Florida school massacre Australia is often held up as the example of a country that successfully rid itself, via a buyback scheme, of dangerous semiautomatic weapons. Not even: The investigation began last year when the man was stopped in his car by Shark Bay police on the remote North West Coastal […]

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RIGHT YET WRONG

As previously noted, penis-equipped transgender female prostitute C.J. Palmer “has been sentenced to six years prison for engaging in sex and transmitting HIV to a male client even though ‘she’ was aware this might occur. Palmer will likely be held in a male prison, which is fair enough because ‘she’ is actually a man.”

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UNCHECKED “FACTS”

ABC political “Fact Checker” (the ABC’s caps), and host of The Drum and Planet America, John Barron, provides “analysis” of President Trump’s White House meeting with a group affected by school shootings from Columbine to the recent Florida massacre:

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AUSTRALIA LEADS, CANADA FOLLOWS

Peter Shawn Taylor, editor-at-large of Maclean’s, examines similarities between Canada and Australia’s colonial experiences: What do Australia and Canada have in common? Both are modern multicultural societies borne of British roots. Both are heavily reliant on resources and trade. Both have a passion for globally obscure professional sports. Both are largely empty in the middle. It’s […]

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THE “R” WORD

Back in the 1950s and 60s, people with intellectual disabilities were frequently referred to as “retarded”, as in their intellectual development was, for whatever reason, impaired. Idiot (IQ 0 – 25), imbecile (IQ 26 – 50) and moron (IQ 51 – 70) were technical terms used to categorise persons according to their level of mental […]

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