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Richard Delo

Retired Army Officer, RN, father of 10

Richard Delo is a retired Army Officer, an RN, and a father of 10.
I Vote To Review Compulsory

I Vote To Review Compulsory Voting

The right to not cast a vote at all if one is not satisfied with any candidate or party is as fundamental as the right to cast a vote for what one believes in. Forced participation does not guarantee a true reflection of will of the voters. This is especially true in our party driven political system.
28/09/2016 3:13 PM AEST
Our Government Is Censoring Its Own

Our Government Is Censoring Its Own Performance

There is something going on here in Australia that transcends the norms of a free society and creates the specter of more totalitarian regimes. We all need to stop and think if this is a road we want to go down.
27/05/2016 2:46 PM AEST
Atheists Do Believe. They Believe They Should Be Left

Atheists Do Believe. They Believe They Should Be Left Alone

It would be great if everyone could open their minds to the possibility that there are people who think in a completely different manner than yourself. These people are not a threat to you. They are your neighbours, your doctors and nurses, your teachers and co-workers. Let’s allow everyone the right to believe what they feel is best for them and not take their being different as a personal insult.
17/05/2016 3:26 PM AEST