Well, much like Highlander, there could only be one… One #AusPol topic this week, that is, as 18C drunkenly steered RMS Political Discourse awry.
Thursday, you’re beautiful. What happened while you were asleep? Well, London was attacked on two fronts, North Korea embarrassed itself, and Freud clicked his tongue from beyond the grave.
Morn-o. What happened while you were asleep? Well, we saw a new side to Clive Palmer, the same old side of warfare, and a welcome, furrowed brow on QandA. Hooray.
Merry Christmas to you and yours. For those looking for a dash of reality on the grandest day of all, here’s what happened in the week that was.
The two Sydney men charged with planning a terrorist attack could face a lifetime behind bars under the government’s recent legislation.
With the general consensus in Europe being suspicion toward the US, they’ve started quietly forming their own combined army via a joint bank account.
Morn-o! What happened while you were asleep? Terrible things. Trump spoke the tongue of logic, violence hurt many people and Patti Smith flubbed her lines.
Oh Monday morning. You brute. What happened while you were asleep? Well, the NY attacks are now terrorism, but not IS, Manchester lost to Watford, cue the lols, and the actress who brought us Liesl, left us.
The attack in New York was deliberate, but it wasn’t Terrorism. We knew little else, so the Twittersphere just filled in the gaps.
In the wake of the Minto attack, combating terrorism is a serious pursuit made only more difficult by its continued misrepresentation.
Islamic State targeted Australia yesterday, yet, scarily, for many of us whose youth is linked to the violence of 9/11, the effect of these words don’t reach us.
The reaction to the Reclaim Australia raid represents a dangerous precedent, for labelling them as “terrorists” will see the gap between opinion grow larger.
The violence of today, has its roots in the past. As the bloodied pages of history has taught, the carrot is needed alongside the stick to create change.
As our nation changes, where the division between church and government lies needs to be part of the conversation.
The first stone in the long path to the violence seen in Nice last week was laid by the actions of the West. It’s time to stop preaching what we don’t practice.
The week that was, was not very good: more violence in Turkey and France, US political criticism got childish, Sanders supporters full of hot air.
Top o’ the morn. What happened while you were asleep? Well, the lawyers were called over the Brexit, we might not know our Election results until Friday, and the Vikings are out.
Europe once again heard the doorbell of terrorism on its doorstep, the UK continues to get worse post Brexit, and Australia voted, but we don’t have a leader.
The Turnbull government purports freedom of press and reporting, but her actions are in stark contrast to these words.
In the wake of another anti-terrorist operation in Sydney, are the NSW police more interested in generating headlines than seeing lasting results?
This week, Malcolm declared his millionaire budget, Trump saddled the GOP elephant and Egypt named their most dangerous terrorists…Tom and Jerry?
Having lived in both countries, the reaction to Terrorism in Belgium and Turkey are markedly different.