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Tony Abbott: the Australian Grocery Trade and the Greek Debt Crisis

July 12, 2015 - 15:49 -- Admin

I am convinced, if I wasn’t already, after watching a press conference in which the Prime Minister was asked a seriously genuine question about the Greek and Chinese economic situations that he now believes in his own political infallibility. So much so that he thinks people have factored in the thought that his inane answers to questions are acceptable. His political career is littered with irrational doings and sayings and his lying is legendary. However, this one takes first prize.

Labor Obsessed

July 11, 2015 - 09:32 -- Admin

It’s time for the political class in Australia to admit that they’re well and truly addicted to the Labor Party. I’m not just talking about the obvious Labor-obsessives, including Labor’s own community of politicians, staffers, supporters, donors, members and affiliated unions.

Matthew 7: 3-5

July 10, 2015 - 16:39 -- Admin

Tony Abbott, when asked if his Royal Commissions were political stitch-ups, said that the RC into the Home Insulation Programme was put in place because “four people died and the families wanted to get to the bottom of it so to keep faith with the families the government established the Royal Commission.”

My Thoughts on the Week That Was

July 10, 2015 - 16:29 -- Admin

Saturday 4 July

1 Andrew Robb in response to a question about the Coalition’s attitude to the co-sponsored Private Members Bill on same sex marriage said:

“None of the millions of families out there who are concerned about their jobs and paying the bills will thank us for being preoccupied for weeks and weeks with this issue”.

National Rallies call for welfare change

July 10, 2015 - 11:14 -- Admin


March Australia is hosting the National Welfare March at a number of locations around the nation this weekend.

“The time is now”, said Loz Lawrey, a March Australia volunteer. “Attitudes to welfare and welfare recipients have to change. We’ve been talking to Centrelink clients and they tell us it’s high time for this campaign. Australians expect fairness and equality, not a regime of fear-mongering and austerity”.

The Framing of The ABC, Bill Shorten and Why We’re Being Invaded!

July 10, 2015 - 09:49 -- Admin

“If you spoke to any Coalition MP – even those appear on it – they’d admit the program does lean to the left.”

Coalition Senator James McGrath

Last night after reading the above quote, I immediately began to ponder what a rough deal Collingwood gets from the umpires week after week – ask any Collingwood supporter and they’ll all admit that umpires do lean toward the other side…