It’s become unfashionable to talk about The System as a mechanism for oppression, but let’s ask ourselves the ever-relevant question made famous by Cicero: cui bono?
Some thoughts on the military intervention in Egypt
It must be very unnerving to be living in Egypt right now.
So how many times have you watched this video today?
I could listen to people repeating these sentiments across all institutions day after day after day after day.
Message from the Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, AO, to the Australian Army following the announcement on Thursday, 13 June 2013 of civilian police and Defence investigations into allegations of unacceptable behaviour by Army members.
Of course the flight patches had to be pink
“Today’s flight was awesome,” Lockley said, noting it was the first time reservists and active duty personnel have flown on the same aircraft.
Why the 9 months delay?
I’ve also been waiting for one single news story on the matter to point out that it’s not just the soldiers at risk, it’s also the sexual partners of every single one of those soldiers over the last 9 months, some of whom may end up infected when that could so easily have been avoided by timely notification. So far I’ve seen nothing even mentioning the possibility.
Quick Hit – Two cadets removed from ADFA
Update on ADFA Skype incident. “Following this court appearance, both cadets were removed from the academy pending the outcome of administrative and court action,” the spokesperson said.
Lessons from My Lai & The Extras
How can we raise our children to be willing to take a stand against injustice in favour of integrity? Where do we start?
Lest We Forget
Because it’s Anzac Day, I’ve spent much of my time looking over the various diaries/letters of my greatuncles who took part in the Great War.
Defence Minister Stephen Smith defends female cadet
Defence Minister repudiates victim blaming in sex scandal at ADFA.
In Support of Captain Bridget Clinch
Captain Bridget Clinch is a pretty awesome woman. It’s because of her that the Australian Defence Force changed its policy, which banned people undergoing or contemplating gender reassignment from serving. She risked the job she loves — the job she’s… Read More ›