Parliament should decide on war
Retired Australian Army officer Cameron Leckie writes that he and Defence Force Veterans and their families are signing the petition "No War Without Parliament".
(Parliament should decide if we go the war, December 5)
Veterans are signing because they have experienced war.
Wars that were based on lies as Leckie points out " by our Australia's great ally" in it's " ideological struggle against communism".
An ideology shared by Australian politicians who were "all the way with the USA".
US President Trump gave Morrison a medal for Australia supporting his policies.
It is time that parliament decided if we go to war not those who have never held a hose or experienced war.
Reg Wilding, Wollongong
An apology needed for Hazzard
A few weeks back Matty Ryan ridiculed Brad Hazzard's prediction of 25,000 daily cases of Covid19.
Now that Mr.Hazzard's statement has been shown to be correct, will Mr. Ryan offer an apology and concede that Mr Hazzard knew what he was talking about?
This is why Mr. Hazzard is NSW Minister for Health and Mr. Ryan isn't.
Keith Norris, Bellambi
Nuclear power debate
Amy Hiller criticizes the reported remarks of Lee Evans MP about the use of nuclear power in her 'Nuclear debate needs transparency' (7/1).
All she can come back with are the tired old last-century arguments against nuclear power.
At this time the EU wants to label gas and nuclear as "green" sources for investment, despite internal disagreement over whether they truly qualify as sustainable options.
It seems the EU can't think of any other way to accelerate the phase out of coal. It wants more investment in gas and nuclear power to transition to "a low-carbon green energy mix".
It's claimed by the press Europe's power mess has primarily resulted from the rushed diversification of its baseload power away from coal, and the dumping of nuclear.
It has ill-advisedly relied on Russian natural gas and bidding wars with China for liquified gas.
It also realises imported French nuclear power will not always be available, and the sunshine and wind will often disappear.
It is now being said 2022 will be the year when energy and climate realism finally break through.
Richard Burnett, Wollongong
The irrational woke
Unfortunately I tend to agree with R. Burnett (a world ruled by woke 5_1 )
Matty Ryan, Fairy meadow
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