Response to Media; Death of Osama bin Laden

On May 1, 2011 Pres. Barack Obama appeared on national television with the spontaneous announcement that Osama bin Laden, the purported organizer of the tragic events of September 11th 2001, was killed by military forces in Pakistan. Within moments, a media blitz ran across virtually all television networks in what could only be described as a grotesque celebratory display, reflective … Read more

Malcolm Turnbull leaves government – is he the first Australian politician to do this on Twitter? First in the world?

In a move to make government more efficient, Malcolm Turnball is (still) shadowing Barrack Obama’s lead, and taking the easy way out in 140 characters or less: First, the Obama family called off a visit to Australia on Twitter about one month ago, and then a few days later the trip is postponed with rumours … Read more