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Spin Doctoring this Saturday - Tony Tries to Wag the Dog

You’ll have to excuse the possible mis-spellings in this post as I’m currently shaking in fear due to the increase in the Terror Threat by our illustrious leader.   723 more words

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Abbott Government Must Move On From Arthur Sinodinis

AN ARTICLE in the Murdoch press — reporting that sidelined Assistant Treasurer Arthur Sinodinis wants “to rejoin the Abbott team” once his duty to co-operate with an ICAC investigation into donations has ended — ignores the political reality that for now at least, the only place Sinodinis should be is on the backbench. 1,901 more words

Liberal Party laundering front EightByFive an ‘avalanche of bullshit’?

As sordid details continue to emerge out of the ICAC about the murky dealings of the NSW government that has already seen the fall of former Premier Barry O’Farrell, his Police Minister Mike Gallacher and a litany of other corrupt Liberal (and Labor) toadies, it now seems the “sham company” at the heart of the growing corruption scandal, EightByFive, may have been named after an “avalanche of bullshit”. 476 more words

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United Front absorbs ICAC, and other stupidity

29 Aug 2014 | Big Lychee

In the past, Hong Kong has usually had moderate politicians, reasonable media voices and neutral bureaucrats and business people with the wisdom and good humour to maintain some basic cohesion.

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In a corrupt town the dirty cop is king – remembering Peter Godber

It’s 1973 at the start of another long, hot summer in Hong Kong and already it stinks. The jokes about Hong Kong and its Fragrant Harbour have long been stale but visitors still crack them. 1,743 more words

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