Category: War and Defence

What are we doing in Iraq?

Posted by – 9 October, 2014

I’m not sure we are doing a whole lot of good in Iraq at the moment. The RAAF seems reluctant to launch bombing raids into Iraq and when they do they are fairly minor in nature. We are unwilling to deploy ground troops in Iraq, for good reasons, but lets not pretend that air strikes are going to get the job done. For reasons that are no exactly apparent, the Federal government is also unwilling to go after the same terrorists in Syria. We are also being led from behind by Obama, who does not exactly have a strong track record in Iraq. It was his hasty withdrawal from Iraq which is why we are back in Iraq. And what about NATO member and regional neighbour Turkey? They are yet to take any practical military steps to stop the terrorists from becoming stronger, so I can’t see a strong national interest reason on why we would. The Federal budget is also meant to be in crisis, but the Federal government is not acting like it. I’m no peacenik but lets be honest – we are not achieving much in Iraq because we either can’t or don’t seem to won’t to. So why are we there to begin with?

Thanks Gillard!!!!

Posted by – 2 August, 2014

Not exactly reassuring.

THE risk of terror attacks on Australian soil, including on public transport networks in capital cities, is significantly ­increased because the Gillard government downplayed a report on the dangers posed by returning home-grown jihadists.

The blunt assessment was ­issued yesterday by Anthony Whealy QC, the former judge who chaired a 2013 counter-­terrorism review and who sentenced Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf to five years’ jail.

Clearly the sentences for such offenses need to be toughened.

‘Not the Qantas Club guys that went array’

Posted by – 4 June, 2014

Just Obama releasing 5 terrorists from Club Gitmo for one US Army alleged deserter.

Our sanctions on Russia are a joke

Posted by – 19 March, 2014

Australia has joined the EU and the USA in sanctioning 11 Russians for the invasion of the Crimea. If that is the best Australia can come up with then Putin will essentially have free reign over Eastern Europe. There is no one that will stop him.


We are starting to get a taste of a post-USA world.

Its time to ramp up Defence spending

Posted by – 4 March, 2014

Is anyone uneasy about China’s support for Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine?

Russia has said China is largely “in agreement” over Ukraine, after other world powers condemned Moscow for sending troops into the country.

China claims most of the South China Sea, large sections of Japanese and South Korean airspace and parts of India.

Treason = Mark Scott

Posted by – 20 November, 2013

treason (n.)
early 13c., from Anglo-French treson, from Old French traison (11c.; Modern French trahison), from Latin traditionem (nominative traditio) “a handing over, delivery, surrender” (see tradition). Old French form influenced by the verb trair “betray.” In old English law, high treason is violation by a subject of his allegiance to his sovereign or to the state; distinguished from petit treason, treason against a subject, such as murder of a master by his servant.

Brendan Nelson should resign

Posted by – 19 November, 2013

The following interview on 2GB indirectly makes a pretty strong case for the head of the Australian War Memorial Brendan Nelson to resign.

Cultural vandals

Posted by – 29 October, 2013

Looks like the War Memorial is run by the pro-ALP anti-God brigade.

THE Australian War Memorial has abandoned a proposal to remove the words “known unto God” from the Tomb of the Australian Unknown Soldier after the personal intervention of Tony Abbott. The memorial’s governing council decided at its meeting in August to replace two inscriptions on the tomb at the Canberra memorial with words from a speech by Paul Keating.

Seriously, the entire council should be sacked, including none other than Australia’s leading anti-Christian bigot Peter Fitzsimons and the rank fool Brendan Nelson. I’m not certain the council can be trusted to run the AWM now that it has been revealed that they place Paul Keating above God.

To replace an inscription chosen by men and women who lived and fought in the Great War with the words of a living political figure, however, and a controversial one at that, is a frightening act of hubris that politicises our most sacred memorial…

I think this example is symbolic of how the tax-payer funded political left want to replace religious belief, the Constitution and the Monarchy with their own heroes.

Syria – what’s it got to do with us?

Posted by – 29 August, 2013

I find it amazing that Rudd is considering leaving the election campaign to go to the G20 conference to talk about Syria. Maybe he realises that he is going to lose the election and so might as well have one final overseas junket?

In any case, I don’t think launching a few missiles into Syria is going to stop anyone from using chemical weapons. Let’s face it, Syria is on the other side of the planet; we have no connection whatsoever to Syria; our Navy does not have long range cruise missiles and we are not about to send over a squadron of Hornets with their JASSMs. So from Australia’s perspective, as horrible as the situation is, Syria is basically a non-issue. There is nothing we can or are prepared to do other than talk.

I wonder who the ADF will be voting for?

Posted by – 23 August, 2013

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I’ve never seen a Tony Abbott post receive so many ‘likes’ so quickly.