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Keeping your head about you

June 26, 2015 - 15:59 -- Admin

AIMN reader Colin Price has a say:

Here is an angle to the Zaky Mallah/ABC circus that may not have been picked up on: By using the term “Heads Must Roll” at the ABC – Does Prime Minister Abbott intend to commit an act of terror against ABC Staffers by beheading them?

Of course that is not what he means literally, so why is OK for Tony Abbott to be making comments that can be taken out of context, but not someone such as Zaky Mallah?

Fool me once….

June 26, 2015 - 14:26 -- Admin

Watching the Abbott government is like watching the rerun of a movie with the same script but worse actors.

Consider Howard in 2001 as he approached an election.  The government had performed very badly in opinion polls and a series of by-elections throughout 2001, largely due to a slump in the dollar and loss of business confidence.

Allegiance to Australia bill – separation of powers is not the issue.

June 25, 2015 - 16:34 -- Admin

With Labor rolling over on 3 pieces of important legislation in the last week, and the threat of an early election being sprung while Bill Shorten faces the royal commission into union corruption looking like a very real possibility, (news has come to hand that Liberal MPs have already begun putting corflutes up) Team Abbott is looking well placed for another term in office, much to our national disgrace.