Brad Emery

Brad Emery

Brad Emery is a freelance writer, a contributor to an online investor magazine and works as a media manager for the NSW Minerals Council.  He is currently working on his first full length novel set in the NSW outback.

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Disarming Australia by stealth

Disarming Australia by stealth

22 Jan 13 “He who seeks peace should prepare for war” wrote Roman scholar Vegetius during the latter part of the Roman Empire.…... Read more

Tried to be mainstream but they’re still the loony left

Tried to be mainstream but they’re still the loony left

10 Jan 13 Watching the Greens involvement in public debate is like watching a runaway train. No one knows who’s driving; no one…... Read more

Dreaming of an internet speed faster than Usain Bolt

Dreaming of an internet speed faster than Usain Bolt

17 Dec 12 The world can only exist with a properly working internet service. The World of Warcraft that is; and Facebook and…... Read more

Seizing the chance to reimagine Star Wars

Seizing the chance to reimagine Star Wars

01 Nov 12 The king is dead.  Long live the king. George Lucas has finally handed over the rusty and somewhat tarnished Star…... Read more

In stormy times, it’s the leaders who shine

In stormy times, it’s the leaders who shine

31 Oct 12 Natural disasters can be horrific and Australians have suffered our fair share over the years. Australians generally have a big…... Read more

For Dog’s sake let’s shoot these ferals

For Dog’s sake let’s shoot these ferals

08 Oct 12 He’s the poster boy for bogans, sporting a mullet that would make Warwick Capper blush and has a wife who…... Read more

Get Up! needs to own up to its motives

Get Up! needs to own up to its motives

15 Sep 12 In the words of Bob Marley, GetUp! – stand up. GetUp! should stand up and tell Australians who they really…... Read more

Video games don’t stab people, idiots stab people

06 Aug 12 Here we go again; video games blamed for creating a generation of murderers and rapists. It seems that whenever authorities…... Read more

World of Warcraft: the army’s best training ground

World of Warcraft: the army’s best training ground

10 Jul 12 Why train one weekend a month, two weeks a year to develop your social awareness, leadership potential and teamwork capacity…... Read more

The Greens missed their chance to embrace the Bush

The Greens missed their chance to embrace the Bush

11 Jun 12 Could feral goats be smarter than Greens politicians? Having hunted for many years, I can tell you that feral goats…... Read more

So it’s “a joke” when it’s about the other side?

So it’s “a joke” when it’s about the other side?

01 Jun 12 Sexism is not ok with Tanya Plibersek and her office; but apparently slander is. Plibersek has been forced to remove…... Read more

My love for this country is bigger than Texas

My love for this country is bigger than Texas

24 Apr 12 “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could,” reads the bumper sticker of a…... Read more

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From: Hasbro, go straight to gaol, do not pass go

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