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The Australia Tree

July 6, 2015 - 18:26 -- Admin

A metaphor occurred to me today about the Abbott government and I felt it was good enough to share. There’s nothing like a good metaphor to clarify how you feel about something; in this case to remind us how destructive and dangerous the Abbott government is for our country.

The Idiot’s Guide to avoiding Terrorists under the bed

July 6, 2015 - 17:25 -- Admin

“When Abbott was voted in, various jokes circulated about Australia returning to the 1950s.  It seems that these weren’t too far from the truth” writes Kate M.

In the 1950s

When communism reached Vietnam in the 1950s, paranoia struck the country! Anyone you knew could be a ‘red’. And there was a fairly good chance there were ‘reds under the bed’.

Goodbye Tony Abbott: Let’s keep the States and abolish the Commonwealth of Australia!

July 5, 2015 - 18:56 -- Admin

By Keith Davis

(The beauty of playing Devil’s Advocate is that you can say anything you like. So let’s have a bit of fun and imagine what it would be like if Tony Abbott was subject to some of his own policies.)

Every morning when I wake up and have a squiz outside the front door the kookaburras pooping off the power lines remind me that I am a locked in resident of the Commonwealth of Australia.