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Australian opposition leader describes burqa as “confronting”


Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has confessed to finding the burqa “confronting” while defending Liberal candidate Ray King for describing the Islamic attire as a “sign of oppression”. Asked whether he supported the statements by Mr King, who drew a link between the burqa and criminality at a fund-raiser, Mr Abbott admitted he found it “a … Continue reading

June 26 2012 China Daily Mail Headlines


Rule of law in China a long way away Posted by chankaiyee2 ⋅ June 26, 2012 ⋅ 2 Comments In China, two well-known sayings make despotic officials very happy. One is “the heaven is high and the emperor, far away”; therefore even if the central government is good and has formulated good laws, regulations, rules, codes, … Continue reading

June 1 2012 China Daily Mail Headlines


China factory surveys signal wider economic weakness Posted by China Daily Mail ⋅ June 1, 2012 ⋅ Leave a Comment China‘s economy betrayed signs of a broadening slowdown as surveys of its vast factory sector showed momentum eased in May, signalling a deeper-than-forecast deterioration in demand at home and abroad and the likelihood of more … Continue reading

Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 05 A Few Cold Beers


Murphy drank his beer down in one swallow, to the cheers and applause of the cop and his co-workers. He had stopped thinking of him as “the cop” and now referred to him as “Sergeant Joe,” in reverence to the cop’s temporary promotion. Joe was aware that he owed his promotion to Murphy, an ex-crim … Continue reading

Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 04 Lesson One


It had been a long time since Murphy had worked with a partner, and working back in a police station seemed a little strange. He was usually a loner when it came to this type of work, but he recognised that things had changed. Even when based at the station, in his early years with … Continue reading

Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 03 Cotton Fields and Cotton Wool


Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 03 Cotton Fields and Cotton Wool Murphy was trying to be as diplomatic as he knew how, but sometimes that was difficult. He knew the cop meant well, but being a detective, why couldn’t he figure out that asking questions was sometimes dangerous? Murphy decided to play a wild card, hoping … Continue reading

Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 02 On The Inside


Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 02 On The Inside “Murphy remembers his time behind bars, and his forced return to The Service” Murphy watched as the detective scanned the files on the computer. They both knew they had the evidence they needed to get the guy they were after; to cripple his operation permanently. The detective … Continue reading

Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 01 Hind Sight


Murphy’s Law: Deadly Dreaming 01 Hind Sight “The Beginning of the First Murphy Memoirs, in the Aboriginal Community of Woora Warra” As he left the Aboriginal town of Woora Warra, that had been his home for almost a year, Murphy pondered that, in life, we make many mistakes. Some of us wish we could change … Continue reading

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