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April 22, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

The president doesn’t want to shoot this hostage [ObamaCare], but Democrats should be calling him up and begging him not to shoot the hostage. They should be grateful for the chance to negotiate a deal in which he merely cuts off all the hostage’s fingers. After all, who is the public gonna blame for the hostage’s murder: the people who loved it, or the guy with the gun shouting all of this through a bullhorn?

Every man and his dog may soon have access your personal medical history if you live in Australia

April 21, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

A federal government digital medical information storage and retrieval system, which will eventually contain information on every person permanently residing in Australia and which was hacked even before it publicly went online, is now going national – and it still has significant privacy problems.

Clarence Valley councillors bite the bullet in order to save the local government area from threat of a state government-imposed imposed administrator

April 20, 2017 - 09:23 -- Admin

Mayor: Jim Simmons    A/General Manager: Ashley Lindsay                                                                              

On the Australian Waterfront Everything Old Is New Again In 2017

April 20, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

Chris Corrigan has returned to his old stomping ground.Swap April 2017 for April 1998, Malcolm Turnbull for John Howard, Sally McManus for Greg Combet and Paddy Crumlin for John Coombs and what have you got?Perhaps the start of a replay of the Patrick Corporation Pty Ltd versus Maritime Union of Australia waterfront dispute, in which then Patrick managing director Chris Corrigan and his Liberal-Nationals political allies attempted to kill off the union representing dock and maritime workers a