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A Question of Character

July 14, 2015 - 10:43 -- Admin

Has Australia ever, so blindly, elected a man so negatively characterless? So ignorant of truth and transparency. So insensitive to those who cannot help themselves. So willing to endorse and foster inequality. So illiterate of technology and science. So oblivious to the needs of women. So indifferent to diplomacy. So inept at policy formation and its implementation. So prone to the language of absurdity. So pugnacious, so confrontationist, so self-righteous, in his attitude toward others.

It’s Time We Appreciated These People!

July 13, 2015 - 20:13 -- Admin

Earlier todayI was feeling sorry for myself because it was wet and raining and the car was in the street and I wanted to go out but I’d get wet because I don’t have an umbrella. But then I dipped my toe into the media offerings from the ABC and I suddenly grew some perspective and realised there are people worse off than I am. Did anyone else notice this today?

Let’s tell Greg Hunt what we think

July 13, 2015 - 17:02 -- Admin

At last, an email from the Labor Party not asking me to sign a petition. Instead, urging me to get directly in touch with the Environment Minister Greg Hunt to voice my disapproval at his government’s wholesale attack on renewables.

I’m happy to do that. This is an important issue to me.

I’d be happier though if tens of thousands of people did it, as unless we make a loud noise we’re simply wasting our time.

Tony Abbott: it’s called the House of Representatives, not the House of Rulers

July 13, 2015 - 11:57 -- Admin

Dear Mr Abbott, you’re not the King. This is not Old England. And it’s definitely not Game of Thrones writes Kate M.

Heads should roll declared Abbott a few weeks back, after the ABC dared to do what every other TV channel was doing by replaying Zaky Mallah’s appearance on Q and A.