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Under Rudd, Gillard, Swan & Tanner, Labor Saved Australia During The GFC

Australia survived the GFC because the Labor party was in power at the time with the right people in charge. Ken Henry says Rudd was better prepared for GFC than any other leader in the world. 379 more words

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No cuts for Drugs!

Fran and friends are fretting (the alliteration is deliberate) about proposed cuts to drug rehabilitation programs to reduce the federal deficit. In fact, even though frontline services won’t be impacted, it still devoted a considerable slab of air time – including interviewing ice addicts – to the subject. 195 more words

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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Big government not so smart

Published in On Line Opinion (Fortitude Valley), 26 May 2009

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