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Taking Politics Out Of Climate Change Research – Twiggy Forrest To The Rescue

January 23, 2020 - 10:11 -- Admin

The politics of envy has been raising its ugly head again. Some of the poorer sporting clubs who didn’t get grants are complaining about various well-off clubs being given large sums to complete various works. I’m sick of these poor types complaining just because they haven’t got enough money to buy their own politicians. And,…

The consequences of a callous, incompetent government

January 23, 2020 - 09:53 -- Admin

A quick scan of today’s news paints a very sorry picture of a callous, incompetent, ideologically-driven, and arguably corrupt, government. Aboriginal youth are being detained at a rate of more than 20 times that of non-indigenous young people in the justice system. There is rising unmet demand in Australia for accommodation for people who are…

Australia Day 2020 … Boycott!

January 22, 2020 - 21:49 -- Admin

On Australia Day 2020 I intend to sit that one out, preferably out in the bush somewhere, as far away from the flag-waving and nationalistic hype as I can possibly get. I find the whole charade sickening. It is not that I have anything against the existence of an Australia Day as such. A stipulated…

Comedy without art (part 5)

January 22, 2020 - 16:00 -- Admin

By Dr George Venturini   Racial harmony is more than anything else an aspiration, given the present condition of minorities in Australia. Ghali Hassan has frequently written about the difficulty encountered by Australian of the Muslim faith, often demonised despite or perhaps because they form a small community: 2.6 per cent. Muslim identity, of course, is…

As prophetic as I may be

January 22, 2020 - 06:00 -- Admin

1 I don’t see myself as being particularly gifted in prophetic wisdom, but on at least three occasions in 2019 I said that it would take an event of catastrophic proportion to wake the Australian population from its malaise over climate heating. That it has happened gives no pleasure to my words. That they make…

Enemy of the good

January 21, 2020 - 18:22 -- Admin

For many years I have been furious with the Greens for their sabotage of Labor’s ETS in 2009. Perhaps the policy was flawed. Certainly it did not go far enough. But it would have been a start. Imagine if the CPRS had begun more than a decade ago? Rather than a decade of arguments over…

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How much will it cost – the ridiculous hypocrisy of Morrison and Frydenberg

January 21, 2020 - 08:36 -- Admin

When Bill Shorten couldn’t put an exact figure on how much Labor’s climate policies would cost 11 years out from the deadline of 2030, Scottyfrommarketing and our work experience Treasurer, ably abetted by a compliant media, excoriated him. It was a ridiculous question to ask in the first place to which Shorten gave the best…

Scott Morrison Commits His Cabinet To Meeting And Beating Matt Kean

January 20, 2020 - 18:21 -- Admin

NSW Environment Minister, Matt Kean, recently suggested that some federal Liberals are pushing for more action on reducing emissions and arguing that we shouldn’t be using carryover credits from Kyoto. When Scott Morrison was asked about these comments he told us, “Matt Kean doesn’t know what he’s talking about, he doesn’t know what’s going on…

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