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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

Australian Author

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

'their' ABC, trashed ...

Just like Alice down the rabbit hole, ‘their’ ABC lacks reality:

[…]  But mostly, instead of challenging, diverse, fact-based and intelligent reporting and discussion, the ABC joins the Fairfax tabloids and left-wing websites in a mindless pursuit of jejune click bait.

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Comedy

"Politics by the Book" - join me in debate on the value of politicians to the life of the nation.

It is fast becoming an essential building block of an aspirational political life to write a book about your career at a carefully chosen moment. 3,244 more words

Government