Last year, Air New Zealand was ranked the second-safest airline in the world by the Germany-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre, or JACDEC. Obviously I figured QANTAS would be ranked first, but no, bloody Finnair was ranked first. WTF? So where’s QANTAS? Even Dustin Hoffman knows QANTAS is the safest airline in the world!
Fair dinkum, I need a round of golf. It’s just too depressing to peruse the endless accounts of child sex abuse that pollute my computer... the faltering email words, the trembling, barely audible phone voices of those struggling with shattered lives.
Graeme Paul Hancock, 31, had just been released from prison where he had served five years for the sexual assault, including rape, of three children aged five, seven and nine.
If anyone starts a digital diatribe with, “In my day...”, we draw the shutters because, on the whole, we have benefited much from the modern information revolution. But we have lost much too, like the once enchanting pleasure of communicating with kids who now barely acknowledge you before returning to an inter Iphone war of misspelt text words.
Well according to his psychiatrist in court, it was because he was touched inappropriately as a very small boy!
Charges against the HSU National Secretary and former ALP President, Michael Williamson involved $20 million defrauded from the HSU (East) branch. But the fraudster pled guilty to an amount of only $1 million. Now why would that be?
The Age has today dug up retired Lieutenant Commander Barry Learoyd to say he was baffled that the Australian Navy didn’t know where they were when they “inadvertently wandered” into Indonesian waters numerous times.
The Left is white with rage that Abbott has been able to stop the boats. It is blind to 1200 deaths at sea yet wide-eyed to New Guinean savages killing one Iranian on an island detention centre that Rudd reopened.
Syrian rebels celebrated severing a man’s hand with live coverage via Twitter on Friday. It was reported the man, who had been accused of stealing, had requested the amputation to, “cleanse his soul”.
If ever a multi-national Australian company should be exposed to international shareholding, majority or otherwise, it’s the globally competing QANTAS! Only short-sighted Labor unions would stand in the way.
My Dad thinks you are terrific and my Mum thinks you are sort of okay. My Aunty Mavis calls you a dreamboat, but Mum says she’s just got oldtimers disease or something.
The Federal Court today overturned Justice Rares’ decision to disallow James Ashby a hearing regarding sexual harassment complaints against Peter Slipper. If Justice Rares’ ruling was designed to keep the Gillard Government in power he succeeded, but he did Slipper no favours, today he was lumbered with Ashby’s court costs.