Another year is behind us. It’s been the most torrid since the
end of WWII. I don’t need to elaborate. Yet it has not bowed us.
The human organism has a vast capacity to adapt and accomodate.
While some have complained, most have simply ‘sucked it up’.
When we entered 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was
‘livin’ the dream’. He had narrowly won the 2019 election and
after a few months of pushing the tautological fiction that the
Australian budget was already in surplus next year, he was kicking
back in Hawaii with ‘Jen and the girls’ having a grand old time.
The world is redolent with danger. Even small children know
the dangers in their playground: he knows he can fall from
the monkey bars; she knows she can be injured by the seesaw
if it gyrates unexpectedly. Every bulletin of news reminds us of dangers
Given recent events in Australia, you could say the price of political ideology
is $1.2Billion, as that is the settlement the Coalition government negotiated
to make the ‘robodebt’ class action go away without a court case. Probably
more telling is there appears to be nothing for the thousands that are suffering
long term psychological effects as a result of being falsely accused of large debts...
Guiliani You know him well. He’s been in the public eye for decades.
Now, he’s Donald Trump’s attorney, caught in the middle of Trump’s
futile campaign to wrest the presidency from Joe Biden, the
acknowledged and certified winner of the recent election.