A Twenty-Three Percent Price Hike For Iron Ore.
Yeah….. Twenty-Three Percent….. Guess where, to who and why…….and by the way…….23% is just for starters because of…….. But…….. But……. This is in Australia……. It can’t happen here, right ? You gotta tell me that it can’t happen here….. PLEASE ! Riiiiiiiiiiiight. Don’t you realize yet that it’s a spiraling effect on a global basis due to the…….. What ?…..What do you me…… Read………………. === | Read More »
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[Updated]….. Stranded coal carrier threatens Great Barrier Reef.
UPDATE…….. 11:29 am Australian time, Monday 5 April 2010. Stranded coal carrier threatens Great Barrier Reef. http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-world/stranded-coal-carrier-threatens-great-barrier-reef-20100405-rmbl.html Australian authorities were attempting to stabilise a stranded Chinese coal carrier which is threatening to break up on the Great Barrier Reef and spill more oil into the pristine waters. The Shen Neng 1 ran aground on Saturday when it hit a shoal off the eastern state of | Read More »
Reminder – It’s Earth Hour, So Turn On Everything – Plus some news of the world.
I knew that for the past few days, I was remiss in posting something here at RedState, but couldn’t remember what the something was. At 4:15am, I awoke, smiling quite the nicely with returned memory…….. Hundreds of millions to switch off lights Saturday for Earth Hour. http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9EMRMIO1 SYDNEY, March 27 (AP) – (Kyodo)—Iconic landmarks such as the Tokyo Tower, China’s Forbidden City, New York’s Empire | Read More »
Journalist Tells of Harrowing Protest Experience in… Israel?
Over the last few weeks dozens of Iranians yearning for a more democratic government, striving to beat back the oppressive Mullahs, desperate to live free, have been killed in the streets of Iran during democratic protests. In China Uighurs and members of the religious sect Falun Gong are constantly attacked, imprisoned, tortured and killed for their ethnicity or beliefs by Chinese officials. Not long ago | Read More »
Oz realizes Obama’s America cannot be relied upon
U.S. supremacy is on the wane under President Obama, and Australia can no longer depend on its number one ally to protect it. That’s the assessment of the Rudd government, and it is taking steps to ensure that Australia can defend herself. A white paper, Defending Australia In The Asia Pacific Century: Force 2030, outlines a range of possible security threats, including instability caused by | Read More »
Will an Australian infant’s death finally force antivaxxer introspection?
Now that antivaxxer hysteria has permeated the culture in America and abroad, the inevitable effects are being felt. Phil Plait has a post on an Australian child that contracted whooping cough in a region of the country with lower than average vaccination rates. The child in this case has died. Australia where vaccination rates have dropped considerably. The child in this case has died. The | Read More »
Leftwing Media ‘Group Think’ Not Just in America
Andrew Bolt has a fine takedown of The Age newspaper in Australia’s Herald Sun today, April 17. It details quite nicely that not just the U.S. media is wallowing in leftwing “group think”. His is headlined “Picture is kiss of death for George Bush prejudice” and lays out the complete lack of historical research of even recent events perpetrated by The Age newspaper in its | Read More »
Compasionate Liberal – and Australia
Perhaps I am not seeing this, but has our sensitive, compasionate President Obama made any public or private comments regarding the wildfire tragedies going on in Austrailia. It is time to cut the campaining and begin behaving in a Presidential manner, and that does mean communicating with our international friends, as well as our enemies.
The Perfect Dunk Open Thread
Effective dunk? Check. He slammed it home with authority. Patriotic dunk? Check. He did it in the red, white, and blue. Mean dunk? Check. He put his hand on the head of the Australian center to vault over him, in Australia, in front of the home country crowd. Vince Carter might have made the perfect dunk that year. Open thread. Update: Oh yes, and he | Read More »
A message to the Greenies out there: you are not alone.
I know that your self-appointed burden can be sometimes hard for you to bear. Not enough people seem to care about what you care about, and you wonder whether you’re just shouting to the same people over and over again. That’s the sort of thinking that leads to solitary drinking in cheap apartments at 3 AM; but if you’re doing that, well, stop. It’s just | Read More »