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Senator James Ashby: Why not?

Is Ashbygate assassin James Ashby on the way to become a One Nation senator? Sydney bureau chief Ross Jones sees just four obstacles in his way. 6 more words


Government? Who needs it?

So, Australia hasn’t had a proper government for around three years. The Abbott experiment was a mad scrum of throwback ideas, awkward doorstops and daily outrage followed by months of inaction. 301 more words


Sometimes, life seems as useless as a half baked potato.
You can’t eat it, because its half raw.
You can’t replant it because its half cooked. 20 more words


The Two Weeks that Were - August 28 to September 10

The fortnight began with discussion about same sex marriage, with Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten both saying the time is right. However, Shorten says that Turnbull will stuff up the plebiscite, and is suggesting that he and Labor may block the plebiscite in parliament. 548 more words


While Malcolm Turnbull's away, Tony Abbott comes out to play

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has raised eyebrows among his colleagues for speaking out on indigenous affairs, political donations and superannuation policy while Malcolm Turnbull has been travelling overseas. 12 more words


Why Texas Republicans would be better off with Hillary Clinton as president

Good morning Austin:

I was a bit startled when the massive Washington Post 50-state poll  on the presidential race released Tuesday identified Texas as a purple swing state. 2,949 more words


Abbott's Birthday & Christmas List