BOOK REVIEW: PRISON JOURNAL: Volume 1, The Cardinal Makes His Appeal by Cardinal George Pell Ignatius Press, San Francisco, Freedom Publishing Books, Melbourne Paperback: 348 pages Price: AUD$39.95 Reviewed by Peter Westmore
The U.S. presidential election has displayed once again not only deep flaws in the business of polling data gathering but also the distortions in Western democracies perpetrated by an inherently biased media that works against mainstream views rather than attempting to understand them. The same problems are occurring in Australian politics too, though to a lesser extent. That is likely due to the fact that in the United States voting is not compulsory. But the growing power of social media is increasing the trend even here.
PRC’s goal is to become “the leaders of the world, all under heaven” PRC defence spending increased 60 per cent even as GDP shrank 35 per cent PRC duplicitously signs agreements then blatantly violates them Retired United States Navy Captain Jim Fanell recently gave a livestream online presentation to the NCC, exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) aggressive moves towards global domination. Captain Fanell spent nearly 30 years as a naval intelligence officer specialising in the Indo-Pacific, with an emphasis on China’s navy and its operations, including as director of Intelligence for the U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Since November 3, the two contenders in the American election and the media have been on high alert. The refusal by Donald Trump to concede defeat in the U.S. presidential election has prompted paroxysms of rage in the media, and the implication by some that Trump is planning an unconstitutional coup to remain in power.