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Fact check: Is it a crime to attack a royal commissioner?

  • The claim: Tony Abbott says it is a criminal offence to attack a royal commissioner.
  • The verdict: There is a criminal offence for “insulting” a royal commissioner but experts say the provision is likely to be unconstitutional because it impinges on the right to comment on political matters.
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Australia’s Brutal Treatment of Migrants - The New York Times

The government’s policy would be a terrible model for other prosperous countries facing huge numbers of people fleeing wars and persecution.

Source: Australia’s Brutal Treatment of Migrants – The New York Times


Abbott does it AGAIN!

According to the “Independent. Always” (except of obvious political leanings) SMH, Tony Abbott has done it AGAIN!

He’s made a comparison between the National Socialists and ISIS. 163 more words

Tracking Abbott's Record ''August'' Update - » The Australian Independent Media Network

  Tony Abbott has been in power since 7 September 2013. From that moment, he and his government have broken promises and hurt Australians. This post will be regularly updated to keep track of the Abbott Government’s broken promises and everything his Government does to hurt Australians. 20 more words


How an Oxford man went into journalism and became a Tory PM – and learned to play dirty

While touring in the north of this land, I read Salisbury, Victorian Titan, by Andrew Roberts.  At 850 pages, not all of which I have read, it is at least twice as long as it should be.  991 more words