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“Strong in the arms … “

February 16, 2018 - 16:05 -- Admin

There seems to be a kind of continuity in this latest mainstream media (MSM) “Sgt Schultz” plea over the Barnaby Joyce whole kit ‘n’ caboodle when they say in a plaintive squeal; “I know nuffink!” … which, considering social media’s eye-rolling acceptance of THAT reality, they suddenly now seem to be all over the situation…

A belated ‘Recognition’ and a ‘new policy’ (Part 1)

February 16, 2018 - 14:00 -- Admin

Part Nine of a history of European occupation, rule, and brutal imperialism of Indigenous Australia, by Dr George Venturini. A belated ‘Recognition’ and a ‘new policy’ On 11 October 2007, in one last opportunistic electoral manoeuvre, Prime Minister Howard announced his support for “The eight time: Constitutional Recognition for Indigenous Australians” in a new preamble…

Turnbull’s latest bag of tripe

February 16, 2018 - 11:48 -- Admin

One hardly knows where to begin. Yesterday, Head Galoot Malcolm Turnbull announced that in an effort to curb the apparent enthusiasm of his ministers for shagging their staffers, he was adding a new rule to the ministerial regulations, forbidding sexual relationships. Only ministers are denied these pleasures: backbenchers can carry on as usual. Turnbull has…

A Trivial Enquiry

February 15, 2018 - 12:38 -- Admin

Here’s a light-hearted little yarn for the weekend. A Melbourne story. It is true in every way, myself witnessing some of it and having got the details from the man’s wife. The last I heard, he was being studied by one of the Melbourne unis as to why he had not yet died from such…

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Day to Day Politics: If you throw mud it usually comes back to hit you in the face, Barnaby.

February 15, 2018 - 06:00 -- Admin

Thursday 15 February 2018 During the 2016 election campaign the National Party ran a television advertisement of 2 women chatting and inferring that Tony Windsor was having, or had had, an affair. They were eventually forced to take it down but it greatly upset Tony Windsor and his family, and it was one of the…