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Sunday, 17 November 2019

Cardinal Pell may appeal to the High Court


Impossible Twice Over

This is from Andrew Bolt on Australia's Sky News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze5jHaDB4pk


Here is the piece I wrote for Salisbury Review magazine earlier this year: http://darylmccann.blogspot.com/2019/06/australias-dreyfus.html 

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Remembrance Day Ceremony, November 11th, 2019



The Battle of Hamel, July 4, 1918


Today, millions across the world will pause to remember those who lost their lives in the Great War, World War I. Many people do this each year, but this year the moment will be of even greater significance, as it will mark a century since the official signing of the Paris Peace Treaties in 1919 that officially announced a new era of peace in Europe and the world. The actual fighting had ended the year before, on the 11th of the 11th at 11.00 am, which is why we come together to remember and try to make sense of the horror unleashed between the years 1914 and 1918.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Caroline B. Glick defends Trump's Syria policy

Sultan Erdogan gives the Muslim Brotherhood salute
Click makes a reasonable argument but I am yet to be convinced: https://www.israelhayom.com/opinions/trump-did-not-betray-the-kurds/  Glick blames "the Pentagon" for failing to re-think America's relationship with Erdogan's Turkey, but should not that kind of re-do come from the Oval Office? I am just reading that Turkish alliance troops have now "liberated" over 700 Islamic State fighters from a prison in northern Turkey. Why should we be surprised?