Biggles…

The bunch of Biggles supposedly running this country are living in a bygone era at our expense. In a time of budget crisis when expenditure is being cut in all areas they have committed us to purchase 60 fighter aircraft at a cost so far of over $20 billion. To my recollection ‘the winners’ of the last two significant wars, The North Vietnamese and the Taliban had almost nothing in the way of navy or air forces. One thing they did have were leaders that knew what they were doing, so I guess that puts us at an even greater disadvantage. ‘Lions led by donkeys’

Ripped off…

14th April 2014. A long study by renowned French economist Thomas Piketty, revealed in his book ‘Capital in the 21st Century’, indicates a growing disparity in world wealth. This disparity¬† sees the obscenity of the top 1% of people owning 35% of world wealth and is primarily due to the exorbitant salaries and options leading business people either award themselves or have their cohorts award them. He further states that there is no valid economic reason to justify this remuneration. ‘Crooks by any other name’

Sludge…

9th April 2014. So once again we have an expensive enquiry into aspects of the cesspool of Australian politics. Once again no doubt the corrupt¬† will be thrashed with a feather. Everyone is getting tired of the leniency afforded to corrupt politicians and white collar criminals. If we are going to have ‘The Rule of Law’ the penalties must be a deterrent to these cretins and those following them. ‘A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. ‘