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If you want to grow a beard in the Royal Navy you need to submit a request form to stop shaving. You then have two weeks to grow what you can, after which you present yourself and it’s determined whether it looks respectable enough to keep. (source)
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Loses it a bit towards the end, but the beginning is worth your time. David looks like he’s comfortable and in the right place. I think National can take the training wheels off him now.
Why is Fairfax protecting a terrorist enabler?
A New Zealand woman who travelled to Syria last year for what were believed to be humanitarian reasons is understood to be trying to negotiate with Australian officials to return to Sydney.
The woman, who has dual New Zealand-Australian citizenship, was said to be offering to help authorities with information about networks in the region.
The woman, who Fairfax has chosen not to name over fear for her safety, lives in Sydney’s Bankstown and was previously married to a man from the city.
She is the latest in a string of people who have travelled to the troubled region who now want to return home. One member of Islamic State (IS), a former health worker from Victoria, has reportedly told Australian authorities he wanted to return and warn would-be jihadists against joining the terror group. Read more »
June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years. I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure. I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.
Another epic Whaleoil clip that has become a political meme.
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