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Polyamory, says Betz, But I’m More Concerned About Pandora’s Box And The Judo-Christians!

July 3, 2015 - 18:45 -- Admin

“If you undo the institution of marriage by redefining it for the latest movement or the latest fad, you will open the Pandora’s box,” he (Eric Abetz) said.

“Like what?” host Kieran Gilbert asked.

“Well polyamory clearly, polamory (sic) is one of those….let’s not be under any illusion that once you start unpicking the definition of marriage, there will other consequences.”

Channel 9 News.

Andrew Nikolickspittle

July 3, 2015 - 09:52 -- Admin

When Tony Abbott faced a leadership spill in February, newly elected MP Andrew Nikolic seized an opportunity to ingratiate himself with his boss.  In what can only be seen as a very bold and somewhat presumptuous move for a newbie, Nikolic very publicly wrote to his colleagues urging them to vote against the spill.

Tracking Abbott’s Record: June Update

July 2, 2015 - 15:00 -- Admin


Tony Abbott has been in power since 7 September 2013. From that moment, he and his government have broken promises and hurt Australians. This post will be regularly updated to keep track of the Abbott Government’s broken promises and everything his Government does to hurt Australians. Each separate item will have a link to a source. Broken promises appear in bold and in a separate fully referenced list at the end.

God bless

July 2, 2015 - 09:13 -- Admin

“May God bless you, may God bless your work, may God bless the country you are helping to protect and prosper.”

So said Tony Abbott at the swearing in of his latest security appointment, Roman Quaedvlieg, the commissioner of Australia’s newly created Border Force which merges the frontline functions of Customs and Immigration.