JooLiar (sounds as if she) Â owns the minerals:
“You don’t own the minerals. Governments only sell you the right to mine the resource, a resource we hold in trust for a sovereign people,’’
Professor Sinclair Davidson says Gillard actually mistakes and mistates the law.
- First,Â her government doesn’t own the minerals. The states do.
- Second,Â the mining companies own the minerals once they pay the states royalties.
Example? Here’s the Western Australian Mining Act:
Subject to this Act and to any conditions to which the mining lease is subject, the lessee of a mining lease … owns all minerals lawfully mined from the land under the mining lease. Â Â The politics of divisionÂ (Bolt)
The enemy that can’t be named:
So we go after fantasy constructs, like ‘Islamists’, al Qaeda, ‘extremists’ and end up like dogs chasing their own tails. There is one word to describe what we are up against, and its Â spelled Â I-S-L-A-M. And unless that is understood, we are going backwards. Islam will dominate and drive us into extinction.
Australia has relisted four groups as terrorist organisations, with three considered a potential threat to diggers in Afghanistan.
Parliament’s Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, in a report tabled on Monday, said Ansar al-Islam (AaI), the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) should continue to be listed as terrorist organisations.
An exercise in futility.
Never buy a used bike after the Sydney Mardi Gras!
More obfuscation, taqiyya & distortion:
De-terrorising the jihad concept
By DR MOHD ZAIDI ISMAIL
AS noted by a number of observant intellectuals and analysts, negative words such as “terrorism”, “extremism”, “radicalism” and “fanaticism” have often been used against groups or individuals having or expounding different â€“ especially fundamentally opposing â€“ worldviews and positions.More from a member nation of the Global Movement of Moderates atÂ The Star Online
A SYDNEY man whose Islamic marriage included a contract that he pay his wife a $50,000 ”deferred dowry” if he left her is arguing the contract is unenforceable under Australian law.
Mrs Mohamed’s barrister, Peter Lange, said courts in the US and Britain had ruled such Islamic dowry contracts were enforceable and his client should be paid. Â Â Story atÂ smh.com.au
The Warming Fraud
Australian temperature fixerÂ Tim FlanneryÂ tells PBS:
China is doing exceptionally well … they are on track to stabilise their emissions.