Posted: October 30th, 2015 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Hard Pill to Swallow, News, Ramble, Revolute, Socially Engineered, Standout | Tags: australia, Australian Politics, Lady Margaret Thatcher, Malcolm Turnbull, OPINION, Standout, Tony Abbott, Will Ferrell | Comments Off on Tony Abbot Impersonates Will Ferrell Impersonating George W Bush
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has used a speech in London to call on European leaders to close their borders to asylum seekers or risk imperilling their nations.
Abbott used the occasion to promote the Coalition’s hardline asylum seeker policies as a solution to Europe’s migrant crisis, which has seen hundreds of thousands of people, mainly from the Middle East, cross into the continent.
The former PM urged regional leaders to act by “turning around boats and denying entry at the border for people with no right to come” :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: April 9th, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: News | Tags: Lady Margaret Thatcher | Comments Off on British PM Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher Dead at Age 87
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87 following a stroke. As Britain’s longest-serving 20th century Prime Minister and the only woman to have held the job, Lady Thatcher presided over a decade of radical change in Britain, carving out a reputation as the most loved or loathed Prime Minister in memorable history. Lady Thatcher died peacefully on Monday morning, said Lord Tim Bell, a spokesman for the Thatcher family. Her death has been marked by tributes and celebrations. Regardless of your point of view, Lady Thatcher was surely the most powerful woman of the 20th century. In an amusing sidebar, Lady Thatchers death has caused a little twitter confusion. Many of those celebrating her passing marked their tweets with the hashtag #nowthatchersdead causing panic among fans of the US singer Cher, as some took this to read: “Now that Cher’s dead” :: Read the full article »»»»