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You pay for Coalition advertising

April 8, 2019 - 08:28 -- Admin

Unfortunately, money is crucial to success
in elections and this coming election is no different. The money raised by
political parties is used to buy advertising, send out flyers, print posters, produce
expensive television advertisements, undertake professional social media
campaigns, and to run focus groups and opinion polls1. So, a
political party that cannot attract sufficient funds is hamstrung in the lead

The shallow end of the Kenny gene pool

April 7, 2019 - 08:30 -- Admin

You have to feel sorry
for the Kenny family, having to put up with the idiocy of Chris. He is a
Murdoch hack in the worst sense of the word, and that is saying plenty. His
lies are almost continuous, and he will do anything to try to prop up the
Coalition parties, especially the far right of that party, and lies are mostly
what the Liberal far right have left.

The $185 million dummy spit

April 3, 2019 - 08:29 -- Admin

After Prime Minister Scott Morrison went
down in history as the first PM to lose a vote (for the Medevac bill) on the
floor of the House of Representatives for many decades, he tried to convince
that electorate that it was necessary to open up the detention centre on
Christmas Island. This was despite the security services telling him that this
was unnecessary, as anyone transferred for medical treatment could be returned

Murdoch ‘ruperter’ Caroline Overington is an idiot

April 2, 2019 - 10:53 -- Admin

Murdoch ‘ruperters’
are looking even more ridiculous as they go to extraordinary lengths to follow
the diktats of their owner and attempt to support the unsupportable; the
Morrison government. I only see the occasional idiocy from these poor buffoons when
they venture out from behind their paywall into the real world. That is because
I refuse to pay for the rubbish they dish up. One of the funniest I have heard

Incitement to violence?

April 1, 2019 - 14:14 -- Admin

The Liberal Party have
put out an apparent campaign clip1  which begins with Julia Gillard extolling the likely
virtues of Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, as prime minister, where she
says “I think he’s going to be terrific”. This transitions into a clip of
Shorten side by side with Arnold Schwarzenegger at a Run for the Kids event
from early 20182, The caption indicates that Shorten says: “I’m

Bishop gets slapped down, again

March 4, 2019 - 14:30 -- Admin

Julie Bishop announced her retirement from parliament a few days ago and blew through from the chamber before she was forced to suffer the drivel uttered by Prime Minister Scott Morrison in ‘tribute’ to her career. After departing, she said it was important that local branch members, rather than party powerbrokers be allowed to decide who would replace her as the candidate for the seat of Curtin in the next federal election.