Indeed I DoI know it is a cliche' but we are indeed the lucky country. I have travelled to many countries but I am always happy to come home. We have a (small 'l') liberal democracy and, notwithstanding some redneck pockets, we are fairly tolerant.
This is why it saddens, or indeed angers, me to see politicians from both major parties appealing to the ba
The gay marriage issue is similar. Opinion polling prior to the last federal election showed an overwhelming majority of the population was in favour of this. But not in the crucial outer suburban marginals in Sydney and Melbourne where the noxious evangelical christians have taken hold. An utter disgrace.
One last rant. If I ever see another car with a bumper sticking reading "Australia - love it or leave it" or "**** off, we're full" I will temporarily put aside my ob