Whaleoil General Debate

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Face of the Day

Ex-National MP Wayne Mapp has outed himself as one of the quality and unassailable sources of Nicholas Hager’s Hit and Run book.   Read more »

Word of the day

The word for today is…

luciferous (adj) – Bringing or giving light.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Light-bringing, emitting light,” 1650s, from Latin lucifer “light-bringing” + -ous. Figurative use “affording means of discovery” is earliest (1640s) and more common.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 31

8 Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves;
ensure justice for those being crushed.

Thursday nightCap

Britain First’s Jayda Fransen on London terror attack: ” there is no point waving a candle”


What if?

Drones. They will be everywhere

Nerf bullets breaking the sound barrier. Yes, really

Daily Roundup