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April 1, 2015

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WordMean Purchased by News Corporation. -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Germanwings Airbus A320 Plane Crashes in French Alps, All 148 People on Board Feared Dead -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Jewish and Islamic Schools Given Millions of Dollars of Security in Australia Amidst Terrorist Fear -

Monday, March 2, 2015

New Australian IVAN MILAT Series Irritates Thousands Convinced We Should “Forget All About Him” -

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Flaws of Western Feminism, Oppression and That Old Equal Pay Debate -

Monday, February 23, 2015

Australia Resorts to Guilt and Threats Against Indonesia, Attempting to Spare Bali Nine Members From Execution. -

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Australian Mandatory Government Data Retention Con Will Cost $400m for Your “Freedom” and “Safety” -

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Everything Is Offensive. Everything Is Sexist, Racist and Derogatory. -

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Ross Ulbricht Convicted for Black Market Site SILK ROAD -

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Qatar Airways Buys Stake of British Airways and Iberia Parent Company -

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Delta and Southwest Planes Landed After Twitter Prankster Claims to Have Smuggled Bombs. -

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Why Does Depicting Prophet Muhammad Annoy Some of the Muslims? -

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Gamblers, Transgenders, Voyeurs and People With Fetishes May Be Unable to Hold Driver’s Licence in Russia in Effort to Crack Down on Road Accidents. -

Friday, January 9, 2015

[COMPLETE COVERAGE] Airbus A320 AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Goes Missing. -

Sunday, December 28, 2014

MMXIV: The Year in Review -

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Protests in Missouri After Teenage Black Man Shot Dead by Police -

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Sydney Hostage Crisis Ends: The Event That Was a Convenience to the Australian Government? -

Monday, December 15, 2014

(UPDATED) Sydney City in Lockdown After Man Takes 13 Hostages in Cafe -

Monday, December 15, 2014

“MH17 Shot Down by Ukraine, Mistaken for Putin’s Plane” -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Pirate Bay Raided in Stockholm -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Baby With One Heart, One Body but Two Faces With Brains Expected in Australia: Couple Already Has 7 Children and Receiving Welfare Benefits.

CaptureWhen the exclusive story was aired on Australian televisions’ terribly useless investigations program A Current Affair, it was one that had many (including myself) curious and concerned over how a pregnant woman and her partner are expecting a baby with two legs, two arms and one body – all with the vital organs a healthy baby will need to survive. The issue? The baby shares two faces on one skull – eyes, nose, mouth, brains and all – connected on a single stem.

The rare duplication, known as diprosopus, is so rare that only 35 cases have ever been recorded, there are, however, no living survivors.

Renee Young and Simon Howie of Sydney are both out-of-work, claiming welfare benefits with their 7 children. This fact alone will certainly encourage criticism. Though unconfirmed how much they were paid for the exclusive, it is believe that the story was sold to A Current Affair which could also be classified as a fraudulent income if receiving government supplements.

Ms Young, who is classified as disabled in terms of receiving benefit for her rheumatoid arthritis was 15 weeks when doctors suggested that for the welfare of the child; abortion should be considered.

“It’d be the same as being a child with autism or down syndrome … I don’t believe in terminating the baby if it’s healthy and growing fine, and everything is going to plan,” Mr Howie said – a comparison that doesn’t exactly situate itself properly with a rare disorder like this.

The body would have to facilitate two people, the heart would be beating for two and the digestive system as well as all other vital organs would be working extra hard to keep the children alive. Under medical and scientific scrutiny, this doesn’t seem like an overly possible instance.

Advising doctors have stated that there are very low chances of the child (or children) surviving, but if they do it will prove very costly – but not for the couple; another fact that tends to irritate many as the family lives in a four-bedroom council house whilst relying solely on government pensions as income.

On further technicality, the mother of the child will receive two baby bonuses even if the children only survive a few days.

The welfare of the child(ren) are of concern here and responding to the question of whether the parents would need to begin working again to support the numerous problems that will enslave the life of the two-headed baby, the couple insisted they’d get jobs if they had to. If they’re able to work then they should be employed at the moment, no? Perhaps paying for the kids they already have.

So the ultimate issue here is this: Is it cruel to abort a problematic being with an impending medical hell awaiting them, or is it crueller not to?

  • Tax Payer

    This story on ACA made my blood boil. A couple of selfish baby making machnes who sponge off the Government at every opportunity and are now being handed another chance to claim more? Get a job mate, if you are fit enough to do it with your missus then chances are that you can do a days work!

  • tforge88

    Yep, such a fucking ACA story.. the baby won’t live very long but I guess they’ll be able to cash in. Never understood the reasoning behind the baby bonus.

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