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Naked City: The good, the bad, and the oddball!

Browse any major news website today and apart from the distressing stories about Gaza and Iraq you’ll inevitably find a section devoted to the oddball and the quirky. Like the feel-good story that rounds off the six o’clock news these snippets of near irrelevancy are obviously designed to soften the blow of the often-gruesome reality […]

Airline atrocities? Let’s talk about Iran Air 655

The Federal Police must be earning a heap of overtime these days. Not so many weeks back, Abbott had a bunch of them rushed to Christmas Island in anticipation of 157 pathetic Tamil asylum seekers being, perhaps, landed there. In the event, Scott Morrison decided to incarcerate the asylum seekers aboard a customs vessel headed […]