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The Question of Question Time

We all know Parliament Question Time is a bit of a joke, right?  You can get that perception from merely watching people live-Tweeting it. Lots of teeth-gnashing, hand-wringing and beating of heads against walls.  There’s little doubt it needs reform, … Continue reading

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Not every untruth is a lie.

The following is an article posted at the AIMN Network back in 2013.  I’m bringing it home where it belongs. It contains a couple of now out-of-date references to Abbott but you can apply them to whomever you desire.

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Well, that was depressing.

The election result, that is. Then again, I suppose that’s only true if you voted Labor, Greens or any of the progressive minor parties or anyone that came nowhere, much like the progressive minor parties. For Coalition voters and members … Continue reading

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Yes, Labor can win an election in 2016

For months now it’s seemed as though the Labor Party’s political fortunes rested on factors almost entirely out of its control, i.e. the fortunes of the Coalition. Shorten seemed to many to be a dud, a mistake not of their … Continue reading

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The hyperbole and histrionics that is Bob Ellis

Warning: for the sake of ease of language the following opinion piece utilises a simplistic model of the Left-Right dichotomy of the Australian political landscape. The political vanguard that is the commentariat of the Internet-Left is always swift to jump … Continue reading

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