The Nuclear Peace Ship which is visiting Australia to make sure that Hiroshima/Nagisaki never happens again. Video here (no transcript)
For more than 25 years a ship known as the peace boat has sailed around the world, promoting the cause of nuclear disarmament. Today it docked in Sydney, with some special passengers on board - survivors of the atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the closing days of the Second World War.Mum's comment: "Australia doesn't have any nuclear weapons. Perhaps they should visit Iran, Pakistan, India and give the message to them."
The other item of interest was
Israel pounds Gaza for third consecutive day.
The Middle East is at flashpoint, with Israeli jets pounding Gaza for the third consecutive day. World leaders and the United Nations Security Council have called for a halt to the violence after more than 300 people have reportedly been killed, including civilians and children.Tzipi Livni was interviewed and her interview is dispersed through the report.
That woman ain't gonna take no crap from anyone. I like her.
Honestly, with the Palestinians moaning about how hard done by they are it could be a lot worse. Not using civilians as shields is a start, but loving their children more than they hate Jews would make a big change.
But I don't think that's going to happen.