Thousands of armed protesters gather at state capitols in the U.S.

Thousands of gun advocates gathered peacefully Saturday at state capitals around the U.S. to rally against stricter limits on firearms, with demonstrators carrying rifles and pistols in some places while those elsewhere settled for waving hand-scrawled signs or screaming themselves hoarse. The size of crowds at each location varied – from dozens of people in […]

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Are guns really the problem?

I just returned from a trip to Israel, where firearms are plentiful. Every citizen can get guns. They are encouraged to do so to make their country safer. And it is safer as a result. In fact, you might recall that before terrorists in Israel began resorting to suicide bombings, they first tried shooting up […]

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Sydney Smash’s Heat Record 115.7

SYDNEY endured its hottest ever day on Friday, with records smashed across the city and thousands of people suffering from the heat. The mercury topped 45.8 at Sydney’s Observatory Hill at 2.55pm, breaking the previous record set in 1939 by half a degree. The city’s highest temperature was a scorching 46.5 degrees, recorded in Penrith […]

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Netanyahu tell’s Obama to fly a kite.

Tensions with the US, Israel’s closest ally, were laid bare this week with leaked comments attributed to President Barack Obama warning that the expansion of settlements was driving the Jewish state towards “near-total isolation” and reportedly saying: “Israel doesn’t know what its own interests are.” “No one decides for the citizens of Israel,” Mr Netanyahu later told […]

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Internet Freedom and Copyright Reform: Aaron Swartz’s Suspicious Death | Global Research

The Wall Street Journal headlined “An Internet Activist Commits Suicide.” New York’s medical examiner announced death by “hang(ing) himself in his Brooklyn apartment.” Lingering suspicions remain. Why would someone with so much to give end it all this way? He was one of the Internet generation’s best and brightest. He advocated online freedom. Selflessly he sought a […]

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