COMMENT: We're always between a rock and a hard place, it seems.
Steve Evans Have no illusions. A resumption of the Korean War - because that’s what it would be - would be a war that made the scale of death and destruction in the Middle East seem minor.
Post-traumatic stress disorder has long affected our police who confront terrible scenes in the duty.
Amanda Vanstone In one very real sense the upcoming vote to allow, or not, same sex marriage isn't about that at all.
One of the most distinguishing posters of the Obama Presidency was an image of his face, under rolling colours, with the single word "Hope" emblazoned across the bottom in bold capitals. There is little doubt Barack Obama won with the promise of "hope".
Mark Kenny In perhaps his single best speech as Labor leader, Bill Shorten announced he would campaign strongly for reform as he scythed into Malcolm Turnbull's fog.
Gerry Hueston Aside from the environmental implications, I am most concerned by the broader end of the wedge that this reform represents for charities.
Rachel Baxter Armidale's new Hydrotherapy Pool needs community support.
Gerry Hueston COMMENT: I am most concerned by the broader end of the wedge that this reform represents for charities.
I watch on in total dismay and disappointment as a handful of dissidents, a mix of so-called progressives and conservatives, wrangle in the media over same-sex marriage, slowly destroying Turnbull and his government.