Harper's highlighted more than one word in a symbolic musical prayer. By Mark Bolton OPINION The line in the Australian national anthem (which is NOT the original version [see below]) that describes Australia as "YOUNG" (and has done since becoming official in 1984), has ALWAYS excluded Indigenous people. Therefore, Harper is 100% correct. Then, the … Continue reading Should the real Advance Australia Fair please stand?
Hit The Road, Joe By Mark Bolton OPINION/THINKING OUT ALOUD Not being an economist it's impossible for me to understand the ins and outs of the financial system/USD -- and how we all must fit within and around the USDollar. Consider this -- the much anticipated Petro Yuan is now a couple of days … Continue reading Decline and Fall?
If we must ban anything, let's ban these terms. Political Correctness Gone Mad and un-Australian.
As Paul Kelly so beautifully describes in his emotionally moving song, "Invisible me, you might feel something brushing, it's only nothing - just Invisible Me" -- death as we mortals call it does not mean an ending.
Sunday Night The recent Channel 7/Sunday Night segment re: the 1974 McCulkin murders, and the 1973 Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing was nothing more than insulting and disrespectful to all involved. I've not ventured to have a look at the version Channel 9/60 Minutes aired the same night, May 28 2017 -- I know it … Continue reading Sunday Night – 60 Minutes of ’60 Minutes’
The above meme was posted to Facebook on the 24th April 2017. It was posted by a beautiful and loving soul by the name of Carolyn, and I know she will want you all to find this for yourself. This post describes Carolyn - NOT! The one person in the entire world Carolyn … Continue reading Carolyn
A question..... What four words will send middle-class, white western (mostly) men, and shock jocks into a frenzy? Answer..... Woman; Muslim; Young and Outspoken. Quiz..... Woman + Muslim + Young + Outspoken = ? Answer..... Yassmin Abdel-Magied. Quiz..... Yassmin Abdel-Magied + ANZAC Day + ABC = ? Answer..... The greatest middle-class, white western (mostly) men, … Continue reading Hijacking ANZAC Day?
OPINION Meet Thelma Grace Bolton It was today one-hundred years ago, Thelma Grace Bolton was a thirteen year-old girl in the care of her uncle and his family. Her uncle, Monday Bolton was a teacher at Amberley State School, where he, his wife Eleanor, their five boys, and niece Thelma resided. I have no idea … Continue reading 25 April 1917
OPINION Nothing Is Impossible Max Laughan is a young teen who has an amazing mind. He came to fame last year because he has allegedly invented a way to harvest free energy from the atmosphere. Is Max the equal to Nikola Tesla the world has been waiting for? Or is Max just a gifted kid who … Continue reading Power Is Ours, NOT Theirs
PERSONAL; COMMENT 4th March 1987 It is almost impossible to believe that my father has been gone from this world for thirty years today. This is pretty much how I recall that day... At about 4.30pm, 4th March 1987, the news reached me that our father was no longer with us in the traditional 'with … Continue reading The Eagle 26/8/35 – 4/3/87