The Pickering Post
Thursday, 13th December 2018

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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.


It is difficult to imagine how our $20 billion new generation F-35 joint strike fighter will combat the new generation of war games. China may have stolen the plans but they will be of little use because current rules of engagement involve cyber warfare, IEDs, suicide bombers, guerrilla door-to-door warfare, kidnappings, and terrorist attacks. None of which has a role for the F-35.

Vaporising every Islamic Jihadist training facility on the planet can be achieved with drones, but there is no will for that, considering the US already has 4,000 troops assisting with Ebola in the same region as Boko Haram fighters remain free to murder thousands in the pursuit of their competitive brand of Jihad.

It’s doubtful the West has anticipated the kind of war that has already started. Don't discount suicide bombers in the channel tunnel, major shopping centres and underground rail. Toy drones delivering explosives to airports or aircraft on final approach, reservoirs, major sporting venues, houses of parliament, schools, rail lines carrying peak traffic over bridges, buses and shipping, not to mention cyber attacks on electricity grids, transport and phone networks.

Does anyone really believe radical Islamists are not already planning these attacks?

We are fighting a pointless undeclared war raining bombs on utes in Iraq while assiduously denying it has anything to do with Islam. The Islamic Jihadists might want to disagree with that assumption.

Forget media rhetoric... we are losing this war!

Since 1901, the Australian Constitution has not required a sitting government to gain parliamentary approval for the decision to deploy forces overseas or, in the rare cases that it has occurred, to declare war via the Governor General.

Convention requires a declaration of war be brought before the Parliament at the earliest opportunity but what does “convention” mean? It meant little in 1975!

It’s constitutionally problematic whether an Australian Prime Minister could declare war on Islamic Jihad, which has no discernible nationhood, despite the fact that Islamic Jihad has declared war on the West and that Australia is currently bombing the crap out of Islamic Jihadist installations.

But it’s an undeclared war we can never win while Western leaders refuse to identify, let alone deal with, the threat.

A declaration of war would more than likely require a UN Security Council resolution, which won’t happen, and Australia would not act alone without NATO involvement which includes the soft Left Merkel, Obama and Hollande. It would also need the executive approval of Obama, and that certainly won’t happen if such a resolution included terms like “Islamic Jihad” or, as he puts it, “workplace violence”.

There have been attempts since 1985 by the Australian Democrats, and more recently by the Australian Greens, to remove the unilateral power of the government to commit Australia to war which would, as a matter of course, enable emergency powers.

So, let’s put a line through the possibility of a declaration of war. Emergency powers could be sought by Abbott but the ALP, Greens and much of the cross bench would never agree to any Prime Minister having such power, much less agreeing to Tony Abbott acquiring it.

But, here’s what CAN actually happen: Abbott can introduce into the House exceptional anti-terror legislation. “Exceptional” in that it equates to current public sentiment, which right now is extremely hostile to Islamic Jihad. Internal polling would show the extent of that hostility.

The Bills would of course be rejected in the Senate twice, thereby giving Abbott the trigger for a double dissolution. The inability to cater for the safety of the nation would be a compelling message to take to the hustings and very few would see the hapless union thug, Bill Shorten, as an alternative prime minister in a proper election, particularly in a time of crisis.

Providing the proposed anti-terror legislation was within the bounds of reasonableness, Abbott would almost certainly win, achieving a clean-out of the current obstructionist Senate yobbos. Effective measures to deal with the Islamic Jihadist threat would then be available to the Government.

But there is one impediment to that scenario; Abbott must first visit a speech therapist to learn how to mouth the word Islam.


Just as we can tell when it's a real crisis- when the rulers act like it's a crisis- so too with wars. When the rulers engage fully. that's a war. Such as the constant warfare against the freeborn white people of the anglosphere.

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If not for the chosen ones there would be no muslims here

It's very simple . The elites want us to love Muslims in our own homes and hate them overseas

Fuck I wish the ADF would just seize power and declare martial law. Then round up the lefty traitors to our country and off em. That would be a step in the right direction, our democracy is broke.

For fuck sake, I have plenty of respect for women, part of the reason that I am so concerned about the threat of Islam is that I have a wife, a daughter, a sister, a mother and nieces, who I do not want to see disrespected under the Islamic scourge, you sanctimonious fuck wit. As I said ignore my expletives and look at the content that I am highlighting. If you cannot see the threat contained than you are a bigger moron than I can imagine.

Could be business interests .

Nope 1969, we still had a Liberal government. Australia was still a great place to be then. I just hate Ragheads with a passion. Ignore my expletives, the only thing offensive about my post is the contents of the link. Don't forget we are at war, harden up or FO.

paa - The leftoid enemedia's irresponsible attitude just highlights the need for strong penalties. A few communist whingers in the clanger will be a bonus.

That's what's happening on Manus Is.Disraeli.All media are banned.But that doesn't stop the ABC from broadcasting any and all material and conveniently calling it "unverified" but it's still shown on the air to the horror of ALL Australians,according to those traitors like Rent A Tool.The sooner they all starve to death the better,as far as I'm concerned.Everyone I speak to agrees that we should replace Security with Jenny Craig and Weightwatchers Incorporate.$10 a day...?Guaranteed weightloss,and if that doesn't work we'll get our resident dietician Dr.Fuzzy Wuzzy to rip your fat head off.

I would have thought Islam was the uniting force ...

See...when White Youth Unite....they be Neo-Nazis...When mussies do its because they be bored.....and we need to give them activities.....Collage anyone?

Your right Eq.But we have a perfect case study right here at home.Despite all the evidence of corruption,a Royal Commission,the results of labor detris in every venue they've governed,yet people still vote for them.In Ashgrove you've got labor ahead this morning.You've got a mother of three,and a claim of being a minister in a government that the electorate dismissed big time against a man who made Major in the Australian Army.You don't reach Major for being good at needlepoint,commended by GG Peter Cosgrove.Newman was a great success at Lord Mayor and despite opposition from the labor installed judiciary managed to make it safe to open a Tatoo parlour(ladies only)yet people still vote labor.

DJT... Getting oil out of the ground, refining it, transporting it and bringing it to market costs money, lots of money. How you can say the profits from halal certification (which has basically no cost to the provider) are minor compared to oil profits is a bit off the mark. For instance Saudi Arabia's GDP (their total income from all sources) is only about $750b compared to Australia's $1.5t and the Saudi's have to pay their costs out of that...

Equaliser, this is not about ISIS recruits being bored and having nothing to do. Islamism attracts people who want to express their lowest, most bestial animal instincts of bloodlust, murder and mayhem. In addition, because Islam is based on violence according to its own writings, only the most bestial, violent males have survived to pass on their violent genes through multiple wives and sex slaves and the weaker, gentler males have been removed from the gene pool. You thus have high levels of psychopathy among Muslims reflected in their cruel and barbaric acts with no remorse.

How about Flagon Decorating?


Sadly, this practice is no longer confined to Third World or Islamic countries. A recent article in Melbourne’s Herald Sun[3] reported that 600 women were treated last year for the effects of FGM in one hospital in Melbourne (Australia).

That is one hospital in one city in one year. This pattern is probably being repeated in other Western nations with Muslim populations. The article quotes health professionals who suspect people are taking their daughters out of the country to have this procedure performed or are even doing it in Australia.

Famous women’s rights activist Germaine Greer recently weighed in on the debate. On a TV panel show she expressed the opinion that FGM is “a legitimate facet of cultural identity”. She also insisted it had absolutely nothing to do with religion and implied that we shouldn’t judge these people too harshly as Western women are mutilating themselves with tattoos and piercings[4].

This argument completely misses the point that mutilating your own body is a personal decision, but to forcibly mutilate the body of another person, particularly a defenceless child, is both legally and morally wrong.

This would have to be one of the most appalling examples of Cultural Relativism ever. The fact that it comes from a women’s rights activist leaves me in a state of disbelief.

Why? They have done sweet FA!

By the time our pollies and judiciary et around to it, it will be too late. We're stuffed!