Foolish politicians driven by extreme green ideology are wasting Australia’s resources.


Australia’s nuclear resources are largely wasted. We have abundant geological potential for uranium and other nuclear fuels, we know how to explore and extract them.

Unfortunately, with bans and restrictions that change every election, and approval processes that take either some years or forever, only three mines are operating. Australia is also the only G20 country to ban clean silent low-emission nuclear power.


Australia’s waste and sterilisation of coal and oil shale resources is also an international disgrace.

Solid hydro-carbon resources are very concentrated stores of value but cannot be used without temporarily disturbing other resources such as soils, vegetation and stored water.


Freehold land rights throughout the British Commonwealth once included mineral rights, and there was no conflict between landowners and miners.

Sadly, avaricious governments stole those rights, and the royalties that once went to free-holders now go to governments.

This separation of surface rights from underground rights is the source of continual conflict. Greens then harnessed landowner resentment into anti-mining crusades.


Expanding national parks and heritage areas has been a powerful green tool to prevent exploration and sterilise coal and oil shale resources as have the destructive laws that give priority to coal seam gas, water or arable land resources.

Farms can be generously compensated to relocate, forests can be replanted, top soils can be set aside or re-created and water and gas can be extracted prior to mining.

But solid mineral and energy resources can only be mined or sterilised. All past civilisations have recognised this resource imperative.


Australia’s oil and gas resources are largely untested. There was great excitement and headline news in the past when oil/gas was discovered in places like Moonie, Barrow Island, Bass Straight and the Timor Sea.

Alas, those exciting days are gone and oil exploration is being slowly killed by green bans, enquiries and the application of death-by-delay to every stage of the process.


Fracking has opened up huge shale-oil and gas resources in USA. We can be sure that China, Russia, India and Brazil will soon follow. But of course it is banned in Australia.


The EU drives the war on hydro-carbon energy. But France can afford to despise carbon energy – they have nuclear power. As can Scandinavia and many other countries with hydro power and Iceland with geo-thermal power.

Germany is a green energy poster child – but it is German coal, French nuclear, Scandinavian hydro and Russian gas that keep the lights and heaters burning in Germany.

Even the green-EU gets over 70% of its electricity from nuclear and hydrocarbons and about 17% from hydro.

Chooz Nuclear Power (That’s not a typo, it’s the name of the powerstation in the beautiful Ardennes which produces a massive 3000MW – plus some steam )

No country on Earth can rely entirely on wind and solar power but silly resource-rich Australia is going to try – all in a futile attempt to control global temperature.


Scattered tribes of aborigines once occupied Australia without using the coal, oil, gas or uranium beneath their feet.

They mined stone tools and ochres and burned a lot of hydro-carbon fuel (biomass) to clear undergrowth, promote grass, fight enemies, trap and roast wildlife and warm their gunyahs.

Australia’s Mega Fauna became extinct on their watch probably unable to cope with aboriginal spears, fires and dingos plus stressful climate changes. Aboriginal fires produced heaps of CO2 and aerial pollution, but they created vast grasslands supporting kangaroos, emus, bustards, parrots and finches.

The first Australians invented the barbecue long before Paul Hogan got here

History shows that a much smaller population could indeed survive in Australia without using mineral hydrocarbons, but life with zero man-made emissions would be grim.


And, as our aborigines discovered, if we do not use Australia’s resources, someone else will.

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I find it staggering that there is now a push for a ‘conversation’ on nuclear power. Does any one recall the ‘conversation” that gave us unreliable and unfit for purpose renewable power sources such as windmill turbines that ruin the landscape, do not produce baseload power and are subsidised (paid for by the taxpayers) to the tune of $700,000 each? We elect and pay for politicians who make these country destroying decisions. We have been had.

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I remember some years ago when it was reported on the ABC that the ski fields would be of no use and they would turn them into hiking clubs. The ski lodges are close but due to the fact you can’t get there, the roads are close because of snow. Don’t these people EVER get called out? If I caught a plane that said it was going to Sydney and ended up in Hong Kong I’m sure questions would be asked!

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More loopiness from MSNBC, check out this goose on youtube. “MSNBC analyst Frank Figliuzzi drew a numerical connection on Monday between neo-Naziism and the Trump administration’s decision to fly flags at half-mast until Aug. 8 in honor of the victims of a pair of mass shootings. “If we don’t understand how they think, we’ll never understand how to encounter them,” he said. “The president said that we will fly our flags at half mast, until August 8. That’s 8/8. Now, I’m not going to imply that he did this deliberately, but I am using it as an example of the… Read more »

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Cricket Australia to declare Bradman as not the greatest ever, because he didnt have to compete against females…as a result all Cricket Australia records will now be burnt Bolshie Style…Cricket Australia is no doubt set to announce at female quota for the Australian cricket team….apparently orange peelers, bench warmers wont count…and guess who runs cricket Australia……whistle whistle….

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We must see China – the opportunities and the threats – with clear eyes
By Andrew Hastie
August 8, 2019 — 12.00am

Like many people across the world, I saw 9/11 as the geopolitical moment that would shape the 21st century. It shaped the next decade of my own life. But I was wrong.

The most significant geopolitical moment of the 21st century had already happened, five months earlier. And most of us, distracted by more dramatic events, failed to see it. It came on April Fool’s Day, 2001.

https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/we-must-see-china-the-opportunities-and-the-threats-with-clear-eyes-20190807-p52eon.html

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Foreign affairs expert agrees with Andrew Hastie over ‘Nazi Germany’ China warning

https://www.3aw.com.au/we-need-to-state-firmly-where-the-red-lines-are-experts-call-on-australia-to-take-china-threat-seriously/

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Hmmmm …..

Democrats were all over the headlines for a couple of weeks

– Internal fighting against the far-left
– Probe into the origins of the Russian collusion
– Democrats about to be exposed (sex island underaged girls)

URGENTLY need distraction ..

Solution … El Pasco … Wal-Mart killings

Killer is far-left democrat … unlikely to want to kill illegals

Did ANTIFA (or other swamp persons) .. groom him?

His attack has certainly taken the heat of the Democrats and allowed new attacks on Trump (gun control) …. and a new catch-cry splashed around everywhere … white supremacist !!

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Epstein and the Eugenicists

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New post up by Howell

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Erdogan Vows to Protect ‘Identity and Culture’ of ‘Kinsmen’ in Crimea from Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced alongside his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday that his country considered the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea “illegal” and that Ankara would strive to help “our kinsmen’s existence in their historical motherland Crimea.”

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2019/08/08/erdogan-vows-protect-identity-culture-kinsmen-crimea-russia/

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POMPEO: U.S. WILL ‘BE READY ON THE DOORSTEP PEN IN HAND’ TO SIGN POST-BREXIT TRADE DEAL

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Because Jews & Muslims detest shell food and pork does this mean that those not of those religions serving in the military world wide can’t be served these foods ?

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SIKH UP TO HERE
Sikhs Ask Media to Stop Calling Pakistani Muslim Rape Gangs ‘Asian’

The Network of Sikh Organisations (NSO) has called on the media to stop referring to grooming gangs that are predominantly comprised of perpetrators from a Pakistani Muslim Pakistani as “Asian”, which inaccurately incorporates much of the British Hindu and Sikh communities.

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/08/08/sikhs-call-media-stop-referring-pakistani-muslim-rape-gangs-asian/

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AMERICAN FARMER SUPPORT FOR TRUMP RISES DESPITE CHINA’S TACTICS

https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2019/08/08/american-farmer-support-trump-rises-chinas-tactics/

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