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Labor View From Bayside Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 18:10 Source

As a former Northern Territorian I had to track down these stories about Foundation 51: From Crikey:

Has the NSW disease spread to the big end of town in the Top End? What are the links between the CLP and the secretive Foundation 51?With the top end of town in the Top End – the CLP’s Foundation 51

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Labor View From Bayside Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 16:32 Source

Some tweets to brighten up your day if Joe Hockey's economic voodoo is worrying you:

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The Stump Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:42 Source

I am yet to see Wes Anderson’s latest (and according to Crikey’s Luke Buckmaster “in many respects his greatest”) film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, but I eagerly anticipate doing so. And after reading Anka Muelstein’s essay  about the writer Stefan Zweig, whose work inspired Anderson’s film, it seems as appropriate way as any to reflect on Operation Sovereign Borders.

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Damian Smith Friday, April 25, 2014 - 13:43 Source

They shall not grow old, as we who are left grow oldAge shall not weary them, or the years condemnAt the going down of the sun, and in the morning We will remember them

Will we? Do we truly remember them?

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A Senex View Friday, April 25, 2014 - 10:04 Source

ANZAC Day is a national day of pride. A day of pride in the enduring spirit of mateship and ingenuity.

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The Stump Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 09:56 Source

So this brown-skinned Muslim disabled single mother goes to a lecture by a libertarian socially conservative human rights commissioner… It sounds like a joke told by an Andrew Bolt fan after a long night at the pub.

“What’s my punch-line?” I wrote on my facebook page as I waited for Tim Wilson to appear for his in-conversation with Sally Warhaft at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne.

“Left hook,” a friend responded, before correcting herself. “Oh. You said punch-line. I just saw Tim Wilson and punch. My bad.”

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Things Bogans Like Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 19:20 Source

We have been harsh on the bogan, in the sincere belief that we were also being fair. We told you that the bogan is an empty vessel, a gaping maw just begging to have celebrity-of-the-month gossip regurgitated into it. We dared to suggest that the bogan stands for nothing, falls for everything, and possesses no enduring convictions beyond the urge to demonstrate its own loathsomeness.

Lies. All of these were lies. The bogan is actually a classicist; a person of timeless taste. The bogan is a… candle in the wind. Because the bogan likes Marilyn Monroe.

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Things Bogans Like Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 19:20 Source

We have been harsh on the bogan, in the sincere belief that we were also being fair. We told you that the bogan is an empty vessel, a gaping maw just begging to have celebrity-of-the-month gossip regurgitated into it. We dared to suggest that the bogan stands for nothing, falls for everything, and possesses no enduring convictions beyond the urge to demonstrate its own loathsomeness.

Lies. All of these were lies. The bogan is actually a classicist; a person of timeless taste. The bogan is a… candle in the wind. Because the bogan likes Marilyn Monroe.

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The Angle Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:11 Source

Home ImprovementsHome improvement projects are fun and exciting, but can also be a challenge when you are doing it all yourself. Even if you do choose to employ professional services for your home improvement project, there are things to consider and you want to make only the best choices. Read these tips provided to get a good idea of where to start and what you will encounter.

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The Angle Monday, March 31, 2014 - 14:41 Source

Small Kitchen MakeoverYour kitchen is probably one of the greatest investment strategies in your house, and when you’ve had it set up your likely to be trapped with it for a several years, minimum.

The kitchen is usually the hub of the property where you can spend lots of your energy and effort, so you want it to look fresh, new and up-to-date. In addition you buy appliances like food processor.

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A Senex View Friday, March 28, 2014 - 14:34 Source
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Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 16:55

When Anthony John Abbott was born to an English father and a first-generation Australian mother at a general lying-in hospital in York Road, Lambeth, London, on 4 November 1957, his parents did not register him as an Australian infant born overseas or immediately apply for Australian citizenship on his behalf.Presumably because at that time Richard and Fay Abbott thought they would be permanently living in England and raising a family there.He therefore had only one official nationality status – as a British subject and citizen.In fact

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