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North Coast Voices Friday, December 9, 2016 - 00:15 Source

And so the downward spiral continues.........UNCLASSIFIEDSENATOR THE HON GEORGE BRANDIS QCATTORNEY-GENERALLEADER OF THE GOVERNMENT IN THE SENATE

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En Passant Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 20:44 Source

Still free

I walk with the dog every day
Past the dam of sunken dreams
The ducks were there today
With six children in tow
Four shepherds protecting them
From dogs and men,
And other predators

They are safe from us
As they glide the water
To their distance
The ripples ride the surface
And reach us on foreign shores
The other side of nowhere
In the midst of city

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AustralianPolitics.com Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 18:57 Source

Data on the ALP's results in federal elections since 1910, as measured by seats won in the House, primary votes and two-party-preferred votes.

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John Quiggin Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 17:59 Source

While working on my long-forthcoming book, Economics in Two Lessons, I came across an interesting article by Edwin Dolan published (with commendably openness to criticism) in the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. The conclusion

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John Quiggin Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 17:10 Source

The site outage that has kept the blog off air for several days has now been resolved, so here’s a once-off Thursday Message Board, for comments on any topic. Civil discussion and no coarse language, please.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 16:20 Source

As I listened to Sue Boyce on the Drum telling us, in an exasperated “why can’t you understand” sort of tone, that we can’t have a price on carbon because it isn’t politically expedient, it really hit home to me that my family’s future is now in the hands of Cory Bernardi and George Christensen.…

The post Political expedience appeared first on The AIM Network.

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Harrangue Man Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 16:04 Source

I went to help an old lady onto the bus—she had two cast-clad legs and six grocery bags hanging off her arm. She said thanks but no thanks, because I could only help by taking the bags and she explained they needed to stay on her arm for when she got off.She then talked at me for the rest of the trip.

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En Passant Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 15:56 Source

This is a Queensland Labor Party ad in the run up to the Queensland State election in 2015, when they were elected. The Party, in government, approved the Adani mine.

 

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Harrangue Man Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 15:56 Source

I had my remaining natural hip scanned for degradation. Yes, some of that, but I don't need surgery yet—my comfort will determine when it gets done.In the meantime he gave me praise for doing the right thing—exercise biking being the best exercise for a failing hip because it tones the muscle that keeps it together.He had a work experience person in and he explained to her that I had been young for my surgery and that the damage to my left hip was likely caused during gestation; by the position I lay within my mother and the way she lay as well.

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Renew Economy Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 15:14 Source

The market is now pricing wholesale electricity contracts for next year at levels higher than what prevailed when the carbon price was in place.

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Renew Economy Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 14:32 Source

QUT engineers mimic the design of a fly's eye to create a nano-material that could significantly boost solar cell efficiency.

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Renew Economy Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 14:31 Source

It's obvious there is not much rational thought in some quarters of the conservative parties, and Malcolm Turnbull will come to regret his change of tone on climate change just as Kevin Rudd did.

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Renew Economy Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 14:14 Source

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been tapped to run the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump administration.

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Renew Economy Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 14:10 Source

RES, Lloyds Register look at 100MW battery storage plant in SA to show cheaper and more secure option than new transmission lines or gas plants.

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