Posts belonging to Category Trial by Fire'

Jihadi flag waves in armed cafe hold-up\ Cafe in lockdown in the middle of the Sydney CBD, broad daylight. There are reports that two gunman have taken hostages, some of which are standing with their hands up at the windows in the popular Lindt chocolate shop, which has two or three entrances. There is also a black and white flag being

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First Australia, now Canada.

Source TERROR has struck the heart of Canada today after a gunman shot dead a ceremonial guard at the war memorial, before being killed in the halls of Canada’s parliament. A known jihadi walks up to a soldier at the memorial (What price your extensive gun laws NOW, Canada? Didnt stop this guy, did it?)

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The Time Traveller – Pause and reflect

This story has made the rounds several times. In light of this little piece of news, I believe that the story needs to be retold. A cautionary tale for all..well before its time. And one we will do well to listen to. Source Greetings Readers, Friends, and Other Visitors: The Time Traveler appeared suddenly in

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Quick update

Just wanted you to know that barring any major developements, the bushfire emergency in NSW is over…for now. An army of 3000 volunteers from all over Australia got together, and through what can only be called a masterwork of planning, preparation and coordination, backed up by brave souls who dared walk into that inferno, the

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The fire came by

Follow the latest details here AS NSW burns into the night, with new fires starting even at 8pm, firefighters are bracing for another dangerous day tomorrow. As seven fires have taken hold and burning out of control, dubbed “the worst in a decade or more” by RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, he has tonight warned containment

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Boston Marathon: bombs detonated

Source TWO bombs have exploded at the Boston Marathon, killing two people, including an eight-year-old child, and injuring more than 50. The White House is handling the incident as “an act of terror” and US President Barack Obama said “we will find out who did this and hold them accountable” About 2.45pm local time (4.45am

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Pray for us

From NORTH and West Queensland faces severe fire danger, with an outback heatwave predicted in coming days.Birdsville is tipped to peak above 46 degrees, with locals warned to stay indoors at the peak of the heat to escape extreme conditions. Queensland Fire and Rescue Service officials have issued the severe fire danger warning for

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This is a Test of my Postingfu.

Just hope I don’t get a ticket like I did on my drunken driving test.

I bid you stand, and remember.

They say this land makes for hardy souls. Harsh and unrelenting, freezing rains and floods, fires and storms, wonders beyond description, and terrors to chill the soul. This land breeds men, known as Diggers, keepers of a tradition spanning centuries, honoured and respected by their fellows, and feared by those who stand against them. This

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Support Your Local Sheriff

There are connections here. First, there is the tail end of my meanderings on January 10, If not here, where? If not now, when? And it seems to tack on to my post Short on words [for me], long on content [by someone else] yesterday. Some explanation. Here in Colorado, and throughout much of the

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Short on words [for me], long on content [by someone else].

I was sent this by a Patriot friend from West-by G*D-Virginia. 6 million hits in 4 days. Due notice that the Oath will be honored, by military and civilian. LC Subotai Bahadur, Lord Pao An

Our most precious blood

It is with deep regret and sorrow that I announce the death of another Australian soldier in Afghanistan. His name and details have not yet been released. He was killed by an IED roadside bomb, less than a few months after arriving. He is the 29th to die in this conflict, where we have fought,

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Please, God, let this not be true

Source “Senior Libyan rebel “officers” sold Hizballah and Hamas thousands of chemical shells from the stocks of mustard and nerve gas that fell into rebel hands when they overran Muammar Qaddafi’s military facilities in and around Benghazi, debkafile’s exclusive military and intelligence sources report. Word of the capture touched off a scramble in Tehran and

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Test to Destruction

One of the people I most admire online is Richard Fernandez, AKA Wretchard, who is the host of BELMONT CLUB. He is bloody brilliant, and I wish I could write half as well as he. I commend his work THE THREE CONJECTURES to the attention of all; because it is the best explanation of why

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