Sources: TIME |The Dalai Lama Has Been the Face of Buddhism for 60 Years. China Wants to Change That, BBC | Who really came up with China's 'four new inventions'?, Dalai Lama Had to assume Tibetan political office at 15 when Mao Zedong invaded Fled to sanctuary in India May be the last 'free' Dalai… Continue reading Chinese makeovers
The following is a true statement: I + IX = X Like hell it is! It is, really. You're nuts! One plus nine IS NOT ten... What? It doesn't say that... Aaaarrrgh! Hey, what's wrong with you, why don't you get it? Oh, you're looking at it from over there. Here, why don't you come… Continue reading Shift a little, would you just?
Source : George Takei [13 May 19] Alabama State Senate laid a bill to pretty much ban abortion - whether through rape or incest - at any stage of pregnancy and the doctor gets a 10 year minimum. The intent is likely to have the inevitable challenge in the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade… Continue reading Oh blessed be!
Source “If anything paints a clearer picture on the state of Australian politics today it is this; after Waleed made that genuine, thoughtful, and reasoned contribution on Friday night - a plea for our community to come together - the Prime Minister of our country threatened to sue,” Macdonald said. I have the highest respect… Continue reading The Project hits back at Scott Morrison’s ‘ugly’ claims about Waleed Aly
Full article: Sydney Morning Herald Excerpt.. Tim Winton's Palm Sunday plea Start the soul-searching Australia Palm Sunday commemorates the day an itinerant prophet spoke truth to power. Jesus of Nazareth arrived at the gates of Jerusalem in a parody of imperial pomp. ... Jesus used to say things like this. If a child asks you… Continue reading Stirring Palm Sunday speach by Tim Winton
You have a crippling credit card debts and have lost the goodwill rating on one of the banks. You receive a windfall of $1000. What do you do.. .. Spend it or bank it? If the latter, great. Now the difficult question: Would you give it up so that our country could do the same… Continue reading About debt..
Source Hanson crew seeks 20M from NRA to water down gun laws and undermine government How sick is that?
Source: ABC What's sad is not that we had a task force of four reduced to zero, but that it is the only such force in Australia with the scope to cover white supremacist threats. You know, those people who would be called terrorists if they were 'non-white' or had beards like Arabs. What is… Continue reading A single police officer in the Bias Crime Unit tasked with monitoring hate crime across NSW – ABC News
A boat was docked in a tiny Mexican fishing village. A tourist complimented the local fishermen on the quality of their fish and... asked how long it took to catch them. "Not very long" they answered in unison. "Why didn't you stay out longer and catch more?" The fishermen explained that their small catches were… Continue reading A full life, but…
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