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ANZAC DAY 2018, We will remember them!

ANZAC DAY 2018, We will remember them!

The acronym ANZAC was first devised in 1915 for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who went in support of the 'Old Country' to answer the Empire's call when World War 1 broke out. They were born into a baptism of fire against the Turks at...

Ken Boddie

Ken Boddie

Valid observation based on our refusal to learn from history to date, Ian. I suggest, however, that our days of “bags of smoke and straight up the middle” are disappearing. I foresee that the ‘Haves’ will rely more and more on AI (such as drones with facial recognition) to fight remotely in comfort, whereas the ‘Have Nots’ will continue to bring their fight into our cities and civillian gatherings.

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Ian Weinberg

Ian Weinberg

Respects. Salute Ken Boddie As a former military officer I lament the folly of mankind to repeatedly engage in futile and tragic conflicts. But invariably we lay down our lives for the leaders, the politicians and for the power mongers to appease their self-interests - while on the other side there are those who are forced to defend against the onslaught of the aggressors. The cynical side of me believes that we will never transcend this dark side of human nature and will indefinitely be burying our innocent dead who were led to the slaughter out of patriotic duty.

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