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#ICYMI : My interview with the remarkable Bill Grayden, 99, one of the last of the Menzies-era Liberals, served in federal/state politics, WW2 veteran, journalist, reflecting on his career and the secrets to a long and productive lif @australian  #auspol 

[new article] My interview with the remarkable Bill Grayden, 99, one of the last of the Menzies-era Liberals, served in federal/state politics, WW2 veteran, journalist, reflecting on his career and the secrets to a long productive life @australian  #auspol 

One genocide I haven't included in my "Forgotten Genocides" series is the Eastern Front of WW2. People think of Nazi killings of >13M Soviet civilians as "war", but actually most of it was part of a planned extermination of Slavs.

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On Monday, the @washingtonpost  reported on the lies & waste in our 18-year war in #Afghanistan . On Wednesday, we were asked to vote for the largest defense budget since WW2 and another $4.5 billion to continue this war. I said no. #NDAA 

Gee - this is the price of pound silver in the U.K. guess what the bcc announced when it spiked straight up? Huge conservative win, biggest since ww2 and it looks like @BorisJohnson  will finally listen to the people and make for the Brexit! I though the pound would crash?!?!

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A 'SIGNIFICANT STEP' The family that owns Krispy Kreme and other food brands announced a multi-million dollar donation after an investigation revealed that their Nazi ancestors used slave labor during WW2.

In the papers today... a 99 year old Christmas tree owned by Kay Ashton in Sheffield. It was bought for sixpence in Woolworths in 1920!🎄 It even survived an air raid during WW2#BBCBreakfast 

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Democratic global growth rate (per capita) remained at 3.7% in 2018. The only time after WW2 when it was negative was in 1961 because of the Great Leap Forward.

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The holiday lighted boat parade sets sail through downtown on 12/21. Get yourself a unique view when you board the historic @amervictory  ship docked in the Channel District. Come early to explore this WW2-era ship -- one of the few like it in the world.

In our latest podcast, @SimonParkin  tells the incredible story of a real life game of battleships that transformed British fortunes during WW2

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Thank you to all of America's veterans for your service. Fun fact: Stan’s official US Army title during WW2 was ‘Playwright.’ #VeteransDay 

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Not to report that the Uk is in the midst of the most dangerous political/economic waters since WW2 would be irresponsible. It behoves all of us to interogate every element of what the Government is attempting to do.

Nearly 3,000 people are outside Japan’s embassy in Seoul protesting the lack of an apology for WW2#comfortwomen . Today commemorates victims of sex slavery in South Korea #위안부피해자기림의날

Number of fatal gunshot victims in US in last 50 years exceeds entire population of Dallas. Exceeds US military deaths in WW1 & WW2 combined

By all rights, 21-year-old Bob Dole should have been dead after being shot by Germans in WW2, and 20-year-old George Bush after being shot out of the sky by the Japanese. Today, the 95-year-old Senator Dole salutes and says goodbye to the 94-year-old President Bush.

I was reading donations and realized from my chat that I missed the nastiest bronze star I've ever seen on COD:WW2. LMAO.

Someone please tell White House Australia has more troops fighting ISIS in Iraq than any other ally + has fought at our side since WW2

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