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Bugger the barnacles! Abandon Ship now, Mr Abbott, before it's too late for all of us.

So you just told the crew that you might knock the barnacles off, Mr Prime Minister? Or should that be Cap’n Pugwash? Brilliant! We don’t know who writes your material, even though we taxpayers are paying a fortune in salaries and bonuses, but the latest metaphor takes the (ship’s) biscuit for black comedy. 875 more words

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Abbott government announces major cuts to ABC funding; lies about election promise.


Abbott and Turnbull collude to deny election promise.

“It is an absolute principle of democracy that governments should not and must not say one thing before an election and do the opposite afterwards.” 1,260 more words

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Alan Jones blows Abbott off on air over G20.

When Alan Jones blew off his old pal Tony Abbott on air this Monday, Sydney sat up and took notice. The relationship between the nation’s talkback… 1,470 more words

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Abbott government crisis: G20 Show undergoes urgent revamp.

Public derision from any quarter is confronting to anyone. But members of political elites are especially susceptible. When one is derided by 6 billion people, it may well hurt just that little bit more. 1,075 more words

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It's a shipfront

Tony Abbot promises to shirt-front Putin …

My partner Pip says Russia has now SHIP-FRONTED Abbot

What do you think?


The shirt front that roared.

When Tony Abbott threatened to ‘shirt front’ Putin, he put a lot on the line. He told journalists that he was going to shirt front the Russian president on the sidelines of G20 summit over the tragedy of the Malaysian airliner crash in the Donetsk Region of Ukraine in July. 940 more words

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The Black Abbot of Puthuum by Clark Ashton Smith

The Black Abbot of Puthuum by Clark Ashton Smith

Zobal the Archer and Cushara the Pikebearer had been sent on an important mission by their King! 742 more words

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