A SURPRISING POLL for Sydney’s Daily Telegraph finds that an astonishing 67% of voters want a fresh federal election — a double dissolution — to clear the Senate of obstructive minor parties and “Independents” and get a workable Parliament; the legalities of such an election are unclear , and in any case the move is unlikely based on the behaviour of the ALP. 797 more words
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There’s been a lot going on since my last post. You must forgive me, I’ve had university exams and poor time management in general. A new feature, what I will be calling The Sunday Spill will be a hybrid news and opinion piece on all the big issues over the past week. 501 more words
Dear Prime Minister Abbott
A polite request from a fellow Australian.
Please stop insulting our indigenous peoples:
“As we look around this glorious city, as we see the extraordinary development, it’s hard to think that back in 1788 it was nothing but bush…” (T.Abbott) 264 more words
Australia The Nanny State, Team Australia and the dysfunction of Putin-fighter Tony Abbott and death-starer Julie Bishop.
Australia has a real problem with control.
Australia is known internationally and by historians and political commentators as “The Nanny State”.
This is because Australia is over-regulated and the government at all levels is over-controlling and treats people like babies. 936 more words