The Pickering Post
Sunday, 14th February 2016

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Larry Pickering

Larry Pickering

Four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, has returned to the fray over concern that the integrity of news dissemination is continually being threatened by a partisan media.

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Me, Bubba and Banjo

One day we were given homework by the English teacher, Bubba Powell. He was the spitting image of Kevin Rudd with his ruddy baby face, insipid little quivering mouth and white hair. He was dentally challenged and avoided baring his grey, uneven teeth.



GIVE ME THE CHILD UNTIL HE IS SEVEN…

The power of indoctrination prior to the age of reason is finite, everlasting and transcends all intellectual reason. Most of all it is underestimated. If a parent tells a young child that Father Xmas exists, the child will believe it is so.



Justice Ain't Justice

Our penal systems vary and are based on dogma. Religious dogma. The Islamic woman who is raped, and cannot produce witnesses to testify that she was, will be stoned to death. The European woman who is raped and can point a finger at her “violator” will have him gaoled… in a “correctional center”.


DOUBTING DARWIN

The theory of evolution is as simple and as logical as creation is outrageous. Every species has what is perceived as sexual attraction. Except its real purpose is not sexual, it is survival… the sexual component is a mere conduit for the greater purpose.



A FAIR TAX SYSTEM?

...Fat Chance!

My problem has always been my abrasiveness. If I figure something is wrong or unfair, I go in boots and all.It has come back to bite me often but I don’t give a fuck. Too many incompetent people gain important positions in private enterprise and government through blatant brown-nosing.



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ABBOTT EYES AN ISLAMIC REFORMATION

...good luck with that!

If you take all the bad things out of Islam, there’s very little left but a few pages of a now-meaningless Koran and clearly Abbott hasn’t read it anyway. Reform Islam? What a bloody stupid suggestion!

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