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FACTS OF THE MATTER: Trump, Russia and the 2016 U.S. presidential election

May 17, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

FACTS UNDER OATHGRAHAM: OK. Do you stand by your testimony that there is an active investigation counterintelligence investigation regarding Trump campaign individuals in the Russian government as to whether not to collaborate? You said that in March...COMEY: To see if there was any coordination between the Russian effort and peoples...GRAHAM: Is that still going on?COMEY: Yes.GRAHAM: OK. So nothing's changed. You stand by those two statements?COMEY: Correct. ……SEN.

Of Gas and Hot Air

May 15, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

Energy security became a major political issue following a storm-induced blackout in South Australia late last year.  Instead of the massive storm which knocked over the transmission towers being the “villain”, the Prime Minister and his Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg  blamed the state’s level of renewable (wind) energy for the outage. They have persisted with this version of events regardless of all the evidence to the contrary.In the months since then politicians and others have had a grea

Meet the NSW members of parliament who voted to keep abortion a crime in their state

May 14, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

“We came up against the mistruths and the misinformation put out by the Catholic Church, the Australian Christian Lobby and other anti-abortion groups. But these deeply conservative institutions can’t hold back the movement that has started. Religion, whether it is mine or anyone else’s, should not deny someone their rights and choices.Young people overwhelmingly supported this reform because they can see the hypocrisy. No amount of scare campaigns can hold back the tide.

What on earth has Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison been inhaling?

May 13, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

Australian Treasurer and Liberal MP for Cook Scott Morrison displaying his disconnect from reality…..The Guardian, 11 May 2017:Scott Morrison’s plan to test wastewater to identify welfare recipients on drugs will only highlight the high levels of drug use among professionals working in “the finer leafy suburbs of Melbourne and Sydney”, an expert on th