The Pickering Post
Saturday, 29th April 2017

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... but you'd never know that from our media

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.


“Death to Turkey,” says Egypt, “death to Egypt,” says Turkey, “death to Turkey,” says Libya, “death to Libya,” says Turkey, “death to Iran” says Saudi Arabia,“death to Saudi Arabia,” says Iran, “death to Saudi Arabia,” say the Yemeni Houthis, “death to the Houthis,” says Saudi Arabia, but all agree as one when it comes to, “death to Israel and America”. What a bloody mess!

                 A female votes for al-Assad with blood from her pricked thumb

No doubt Bashar al-Assad is yet another Islamic monster the world could well do without, but a multi-candidate election in Syria in 2014 gave him another term in which to stave off the rag-tag bunch of rebels left over from the Arab Spring. These rebel groups number in the thousands. 

There are no fewer than a hundred identifiable Islamic terrorist clans that support myriad offshoots of violent jihadists, all armed by Obama’s CIA, and intent on a piece of the booty when and if al-Assad falls.

In 2012 most of the 250 parliamentarians elected to the Syrian Parliament were Assad supporters, either Ba’ath members or groups aligned with the ruling party. In that election the Ba'ath Party and its allies won 168 seats in the 250-seat legislature.

Funny but whenever the West is set against a foreign power the ruler quickly becomes a “tyrant” and the government a “regime”... it sort of verbally adds to the illegitimacy of the nation.

Well here are a few facts that never grace the airwaves here. Gas has always been a weapon of choice in Arabic conflicts. Gas has always been stockpiled in Syria, Turkey, Iran and Iraq despite the claims of Obama, Kerry and Loretta Lynch. And where do these rebels and tyrants hide these stockpiles? 

Yep, in and around schools, hospitals and anywhere near where children play. Dying children is an essential photo opportunity in war.

So, how can one assume, given the constant shower of bombs that are falling in and around Syrian suburbs, that one did not land on an existing gas stockpile?

Islamist rebels always embed themselves in civilian areas. It is doubtful al-Assad purposefully gassed Syrian women and children. No international Brownie Points there.  

And shocking as it is, it is only “collateral damage” when committed by our forces.

Given the extensive caches of gas secreted in Syrian suburbs it would be difficult to avoid detonating many of these hideous weapons along with the appropriate publicity and propaganda blame-games that follow.

It could well be that al-Assad dropped the gas himself. I contend that that is unlikely, given the predictable world-wide uproar over visually witnessing children dying a horrible death. But the West refuses to give al-Assad any benefit of the doubt about anything... maybe because of Putin who has single handedly destroyed much of ISIS.

I mean, al-Assad is in the same position as were Hussein, Gaddafi and Mubarak, except that he had the temerity to resist the coup with the help of Putin. Perhaps Putin saw the fall of Libya and Iraq as having a disastrous effect on the region. Perhaps Putin is right.

Perhaps Putin’s bombing of the rebels had the same effect as bombing ISIS. After all, there is no way to tell them apart and no way to control the competing rebel forces’ decades'-long bloodbath if Assad is toppled. Syrians only want their homes back.

I dare say that it is easier to deal with one tyrant than a palace full of a thousand competing jihadist tyrants.

View the list of rebels, including the Muslim Brotherhood, the Taliban, Iran and Turkey here:

President Trump has pivoted to claim Putin as a serious enemy, but he may pivot again once he meets with him to discover the other side of the 6-year conflict Obama was hopelessly mired in.

I stuck my neck out last week in suggesting Beijing may well have had a gutful of North Korea and would likely remain hands free if the US decided to act.

                                      Trump puts his case at Mar-a-Lago

President Xi went even further than that in suggesting he may decide to take out Pyongyang’s nuclear facilities himself... an astonishing stance for Beijing despite a clear and close alignment evident between a rampant Iran and North Korea. Suddenly the US and China are in the same boat sailing the same way.

A weekend in Mar-a-Lago may well see Vladimir and the Don sailing the same way in the same Syrian boat.

Higher IQs in the White House have made a remarkable difference. 


If Trump ever needed a place to build a fence......PLUS build one rather large bomb, job done. Thank you and good evening.

Frame up by kike owned media of Assad[same as Gaddafi ,Hitler ,Idi Amin,Osama ,Saddam Hussein where does it stop ???? [bet the gas attack was done by Mossad ] since Israel desperately wants Syria to become part of greater Israel and dump all the Syrians,Muslims ,Africans etc in Europe to kill off their [most ]hated the White races ,now I can wait for another Kike attack on my computer and daily harassing phone calls ,Truth must Hurt !!!

Just reading an email from Cory Bernadi. You would not believe this but taxpayers are paying for an open day to visit mosques due to Islamophobia.

Hello hello , anyone out there ??

457 Visa Presser around 2.15 EST. SKY24 or ABC24 .

Turdbull announces 457 Visa to be scrapped ASAP.


The number of 457 visas handed out in the past year plummets, in contrast to Bill Shorten’s time as employment minister.

So glad my hard earned is going to such a wonderful cause. FUCK THIS SHIT !!!!

Meet The Robots That Will Build Your Next House

The U.S. residential construction industry employs 100's of thousands of people each year in various skilled trades that earn hourly pay rates ranging from minimum wage to $100 per hour, or more. Of course, just like the auto industry, many of those jobs can be done at a fraction of the cost and with much greater precision by industrial robots.

The fucking witch Bishop running on about NK being a direct threat to Australia. The only real threat to Australia you skinny bint is YOU!


I love how Assad was elected in an election where international observers did not detect any irregularities, but he is somehow illegitimate. On the other hand we have Erdogan who holds a referendum to give himself total power, international observers observe intimidation and violence against no voters and there has been almost nothing said about it.

Back to topic: If there's any place on earth appropriate for muslims,'s the desert..-...and God new that.

Just got my Power Bill. Says i put 2.9 tonnes of the life giving "gas of life" into the atmosphere. And my reward for helping to save the Earth and stop mass starvation? $884.To all Green idiots. Thanks for nothing.

What difference a day makes, Prickly yesterday:..THORN Mon 17 Apr 2017 12:21:22 pm

I don't bait anybody. You are paranoid....... And Prickly today :...THORN Tue 18 Apr 2017 06:48:16 am

I'm not sure IE will be around too much longer. He definitely needs a carer. Demented........... And again today, no baiting, just masturbaiting. ..... waldo...again Tue 18 Apr
waldo...again Tue 18 Apr 2017 09:21:37 am
OMG Indignant Elder must have been pushed out of bed early today.

THORN Tue 18 Apr 2017 10:11:50 am
Maybe he wet the bed?
No, no baiting here at all

If there was a power outage, would the button pushers be unable to push the buttons?

North Korea fired a submarine-launched missile on Wednesday that flew about 500 km (311 miles) towards Japan, a show of improving technological capability for the isolated country that has conducted a series of launches in defiance of UN sanctions.

Having the ability to fire a missile from a submarine could help North Korea evade a new anti-missile system planned for South Korea and pose a threat even if nuclear-armed North Korea's land-based arsenal was destroyed, experts said.

Hey blokes . Cars guide just flashed to me , Jag XK120 ..1950 Convertable. White / Tan leather int. $ 120.000 . Dream on. Beautiful sunny day , hot blond in the jump seat , box of viagra in the glove box . OOOH EE.!

Thorn – TAEPODONG 2 MISSILE has a range 0f 4000-8000 kilometres it hasn’t been built yet or tested.

TAEPODONG 1 MISSILE has a range of 2000 kilometres and is operational.

Given that Darwin is 6000 kilometres from North Korea and Brisbane is 7800, Sydney is 8500 Melbourne is 9400 kilometres away I doubt very much Australia has anything to worry about.

You might ask the questions, but I’m giving you the answers, do your own bloody research.