Category: POLITICS

Success in the political arena is not due to loyalty

Peter Adamis Abalinx 20 March 2017 According to Winston Churchill, Politics is not a game, but a serious business. Even by today’s standards that quote still stand true and therefore one must be always vigilant against falling into the trap of believing that success in politics is due to loyalty. Success in politics means using all…

The battle for the hearts and minds

Peter Adamis Abalinx 16 March 2107 World War 1 was termed as the War to end all Wars and yet despite the millions that died, WW2 proved even worse with three times the amount of deaths.  Some say that WW3 has been going on since the Cold War ended and that it has become a…

What is an EMR in Victorian Politics

Peter Adamis Abalinx 12 March 2017 Many will probably automatically believe that the acronym stands for an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is a computerised version of a paper-based medical record.    We’ll let us put everyone’s mind at rest and tell like it is. The letters EMR stand for Eastern Metropolitan Region.  The EMR covers electorates to…

Are values ethics and morals still relevant in politics

Peter Adamis Abalinx 11 March 2017 Liberal party beliefs and values.      I am reminded of the Liberal Party beliefs and wonder just what the organisation hierarchy is doing to ensure that our beliefs are being followed. A copy of those beliefs is provided to the reader as a reminder of what we as Liberals stand…

Pulling no bloody punches

Peter Adamis Abalinx 10 March 2017 The Liberal party in Victoria is in between two whirlpools each vying to seduce and suck into their sphere of influence. What is more is that in a recent article by Rob Harris, National politics reporter, Herald Sun March 10, 2017 stating that “Membership is a matter for the…

The Challenge and the Political Poison Chalice

Peter Adamis Abalinx 3 March 2017 THE FOUR DELTAS. The four Deltas are used by the political schemers to undermine the President of the Liberal Party in the Victorian Division are: Distraction, Delay, Distort and Destroy. I know of them because I have used the same concept myself during the early years of the 1990s’ and…

Immigration and Border Protection Senate Hearing

Peter Adamis Abalinx 1 March 2017 Listening to the Senate hearing on immigration and border control by senator Malcolm Roberts.  I concluded that the Senator was doing a great job although it was obvious that Muslims were his target.  A copy of the article may be downloaded by clicking on: IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION SENATE HEARINGS…

The old the bold and those still serving

Peter Adamis Abalinx 23 February 2017 The old, the bold and the grey are merely words to describe the plight of many veterans who are suffering silently at home, nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation, streets, old age facilities and some in mental complexes designed to support those who have suffered as a result of their service.…

When is a spade a spade

Peter Adamis 23 January 2017 Those who have served will recognise the entrenching tool and that when digging a spade is a spade.  Gosh how I hated digging all night, during the day and when we were exhausted we still kept on digging. Now that I have the reader’s attention, please note that this article…

Cobber Digger Mates and Mentors

Peter Adamis 18 January 2017 Those who have served the nation, worn its many uniforms and contributed to the security and longevity of this country we call home – Australians will not need to be told what the words “Cobber Digger Mate” mean. Better qualified, experienced and far more knowledgeable people than I can provide…