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Je Suis Andrew Bolt – How Andrew Was Subjected To Terrible Treatment Over 18C!

March 19, 2017 - 08:52 -- Admin

Remember the headlines about the death of free speech. Remember the editorials? The Herald-Sun saw it thus: “But should there be a law to protect people from being offended? Gagging people from fairly and legitimately held opinions is censorship. It is a basic denial of freedom of speech, which was pointed out by Attorney-General George…

Sally McManus, the hero

March 18, 2017 - 17:11 -- Admin

Sally McManus is the hero of workers. Turnbull is welcome to try to villainise her, but in doing so, he’s only making himself the enemy. In her first television interview as head representative of people who work, McManus was involved in what media-insiders call a ‘gotcha moment’. Courtesy of the get-me-a-gotcha-moment-in-place-of-any-useful-political-analysis-queen, Leigh Sales. In their…

We, as a human species, have a deep and abiding obligation to this planet and to the generations that will come after us

March 18, 2017 - 16:56 -- Admin

2010 Sydney Launch: Zero Carbon Australia: Stationary Energy Plan  Malcolm Turnbull: (eight days before the 2010 federal election) Transcript You know, it’s an interesting thing, Quentin made the point that this issue, this issue of clean energy and climate change has not been at the forefront of this election. And Bob Carr just said to…

I’m a politician and you’re not so shut up – the weirdness of Peter Dutton

March 18, 2017 - 10:10 -- Admin

It takes a pretty screwed up world for there to even be rumours of Peter Dutton being touted as a future leader. We could talk about his dismal failure as a Health Minister, rated by the industry as the worst ever, or his failure as Immigration Minister to find any solution for the poor souls…

Day to Day Politics: Talk about a Circus

March 18, 2017 - 06:00 -- Admin

Saturday March 18 2017 “Just because we are governed by clowns it doesn’t mean we have to laugh.” The unedifying, undiluted, unplugged Jay and Josh press conference, or more appropriately called circus SA, between two monkeys on steroids showed Australians just why our politics has degenerated into a three-ring circus. In this instance, however, my…

Federal Court rules asylum seekers can keep mobile phones in detention

March 17, 2017 - 18:13 -- Admin

Media release The Federal Court in Sydney today (17 March 2017) has ruled that asylum seekers have the right to continue their legal fight to keep their mobile phones while in onshore immigration detention, following a class action brought by human rights lawyers the National Justice Project to prevent Serco and Border Force from seizing…

See you Jay and raise you a fluoro vest

March 17, 2017 - 07:00 -- Admin

It was with great gusto and fanfare that our previously ineffectual Prime Minister announced his game-changing solution for energy security in Australia. We will have, in a year or two…..drum roll please….a feasibility study! Don’t get me wrong – when you are messing with river flows and drilling into mountains, a feasibility study is a…