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Have You Come to Love Big Brother?

One of the most terrifying scenes in 1984, one of the most terrifying books ever written is the scene where Winston breaks down and weeps as he realises that he has learned to love Big Brother. The psychological abuse that led to Winston succumbing was intense, constant and horrific. Orwell …

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MSM dying by its own hand

Mainstream media stenographers masquerading as journalists  have been furiously clinging to the belief that it was Russia that hacked the DNC  server and distributed Hillary Clinton’s emails to WikiLeaks. This is despite the Forensic analysis  conducted by the former technical director of the NSA William Binney and other technical experts …

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Did Australia Spy On The Trump Campaign

One of the very interesting and largely ignored aspects of the entire Trump collusion delusion farce is the insistence by George Papadopoulos that Alexander Downer and by extension Australia were actively involved in spying on the Trump campaign. Most Legacy media journalists refuse to investigate Papadopoulos’ claims.   That’s a red …

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When faith meets political correctness

Amidst all the hand-wringing finger pointing and  allegations of media bias in relation to the Australian federal election result there has been little analysis of what may be a sleeper issue in our society. During the election campaign a prominent Rugby Union player, Israel Folau had his player contract cancelled …

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Is your news simply a narrative?

Somebody once said that history is written by the winners. A  similar saying could be applied to the news.  In effect the news as reported by the mainstream legacy media is told by those that control the flow of information. It is very rare to get the full picture from …

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Australia the Police State

The Australian government has once again taken the opportunity to remind Australians that they live in a police state.  Today, police armed with the necessary warrants raided the home of Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph editor, Annika Smethhurst who had earlier reported on government plans to give greater spying powers to the …

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Lessons the Left Refuse to Learn

The “shock” Australian election result wasn’t that much of a shock to me. In fact, it all seemed eerily familiar. Any one with the ability to get outside their bubble and actually feel the pulse of the electorate knew that there was no great mood for change. Sure, the dislike …

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The Assange Problem

Regular readers of this irregular and somewhat erratic publication know where I stand on the treatment of Julian Assange. Some may have noted my apparent silence after his extraction from the Ecuadorian arrest and subsequent sentencing. Social media followers may have seen my constant re-tweeting of Julian’s supporters posts but …

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Julian Assange Should Be an Election Issue

At the time of writing, there is genuine fear circulating among Assange supporters. Ecuador have been making noises about handing Assange over to the UK (ostensibly for a bail violation but in reality to extradite him to the US). There has been a unified response from supporters on both the …

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Thoughts About The Melbourne Free Assange Rally

” I thought that there would be more people here,” said an elderly lady. I agreed. True, in the end there may have been between 300 and 500 people gathered around the Melbourne city library front steps. As an event that keeps Assange front of mind and puts his plight …