I celebrate Australia Day because it’s who I am. I am Australian. My wife & kids are Australian. My neighbours, either side of my home and about 25 million more are Australian.
This Australia Day, there will, as usual, be many Aboriginal people protesting the arrival of Europeans in 1788. They will be telling the world how terrible this has been for the Aboriginal people and that they want their country back. I just want to say that I fully support their right to say this.
You may have noticed that these days, when you try to discuss important topics with some people, that they can quickly become heated and emotional.Pointing out facts which challenge people’s world view is often met with a barrage of insults and name calling.
In Australia, following the initial moves of the Whitlam Labor government in 1973, further official national multicultural policies were implemented by Malcolm Fraser’s conservative Liberal government in 1978.
In the last article, I talked about how capitalism and property rights were a step towards freedom. The previous system of Feudalism had ruled pretty much all agricultural societies from the beginning.
While reading online articles and stories, I often come across comments made by people who rarely supply their real name yet leave a lasting impression by adding something valuable to the main topic.
Our Westminster- based political system is far from perfect. Our major parties now appear to be increasingly influenced by powerful interests who promote policies hostile to traditional Australian values.
“Would you mind dropping me into Manchester please Harry?” “Sure thing boss,” I replied enthusiastically.” I liked the old man and enjoyed chatting with him. Most importantly however, it was a rare chance to drive him around in his car.
It’s often tempting to blame ignorance or laziness for the continual inability of the Australian press to name the left wing extremist organisations responsible for almost all political violence in this country.
Pheeew! That was a hectic couple of days. I’m no computer genius but according to my tech guy, we were HACKED!