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Washed Up: With Nothing To Offer, Wayne Swan Should Quit

THE UNPLEASANT NEWS that useless, sanctimonious former Treasurer Wayne Swan will contest next year’s federal election adds nothing to the ALP’s case for a return to office; a divisive failure in the Rudd-Gillard years, Swan is largely responsible for the reprehensible mess Labor left the budget in, and revelled in fomenting hatred and class envy. 1,140 more words

the Goebbel's conspiracy ...

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the media can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie.

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Comedy

Big government not so smart

Published in On Line Opinion (Fortitude Valley), 26 May 2009
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=8962

Treasurer Wayne Swan’s second budget speech will not be remembered for long. It was probably one of the most boring presentations we have ever heard from any politician. 712 more words

General

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Wayne Swan, former Treasurer and author of The Good Fight, chats to John Purcell

Wayne Swan was the rock in one of the Labor Party’s most tumultuous periods in their history. He talks to John Purcell about his new political memoir The Good Fight. 210 more words

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Former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss Dead At 63

BY NOW most of Australia has heard the news that former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss has died today, aged just 63, three weeks after the passing of his idol Gough Whitlam; the former Premier deserves acknowledgement for some worthy reforms in Queensland, but sober consideration of the shortcomings of his government — and its legacy — should temper the torrent of praise and adulation his passing continues to elicit. 967 more words