November 28th 2009

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Articles from this issue:

CANBERRA OBSERVED: National sorrow over plight of forgotten Australians

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: Are we about to create another Stolen Generation?

EDITORIAL: ETS: Rudd's one-way ticket to hell

POLITICS: Whither the Liberal Party?

COVER STORY: Brian Mullins (1925-2009): a true Australian hero

CANBERRA OBSERVED: National sorrow over plight of forgotten Australians

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: Are we about to create another Stolen Generation?

FINANCIAL CRISIS: Splitting the megabanks for financial stability

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Afghanistan: Obama's no-win rhetoric

WAR ON TERROR: Grim lessons of the Fort Hood massacre

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: Rudd's 'Indonesia solution' has been in place since 2007

HEALTH CARE: Labor unleashes class war on doctors

NEW ZEALAND: John Key sells New Zealand short

COLD WAR: The year the Berlin Wall fell

UNITED STATES: Obamacare: the ego has landed

ABORTION: An abortion-provider changes her mind

Statesmanship needed (letter)

American health cover (letter)

Some orphanage carers were admirable (letter)

BOOK REVIEW: THE VOCATION OF BUSINESS: Social Justice in the Marketplace, by John C. Médaille

BOOK REVIEW: THE THIRTY-SIX: A story of a boy's miraculous survival in wartime Poland, by Siegmund Siegreich

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Statesmanship needed (letter)

by Landon Burch

News Weekly, November 28, 2009

After reading Bill Muehlenberg's review of Christopher Caldwell's book Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West (News Weekly, October 31), I am more than ever convinced that the West, having reached and passed its peak, has become uninspired, apathetic and gullible.

As such, it has allowed its countries to become overwhelmed by unarmed invasions by backward and alien cultures which demand social benefits and separate rights.

If Western civilisation is to be saved, it desperately needs a leader with the power of oratory of a Churchill or Menzies to lead us out of the depths of social, moral and cultural decay to which we have sunk - just the sorts of things that incite Muslim extremists to commit the inhuman atrocities that they do.

Landon Burch,
(ex-military intelligence),
Bowral, NSW

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