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Political and Media Contests: Which Side (Eye) are YOU on?

May 12, 2022 - 14:58 -- Admin

By Melissa Marsden   A photo says a thousand words, and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese’s decision to appear alongside Alan Jones has brought about an onslaught of questions about where Albanese’s priorities ought to be. The fiery discussion ensued following Albanese’s Twitter post of a photo alongside outspoken and controversial radio commentator Alan Jones. Child abuse…

Frydenberg May Yet Be Lazarus With A Triple Bypass Just Like Howard…

May 10, 2022 - 18:36 -- Admin

One of John Howard’s more famous quotes was, when asked about whether he’d contest the leadership after John Hewson lost in 1993, “That would be like Lazarus with a triple bypass.” Lazarus, for all you heathens, was someone that Jesus raised from the dead, so Howard was suggesting that to become leader again, he’d need…

Greg Norman: Saudi Arabia’s Sportswashing Emissary

May 10, 2022 - 12:57 -- Admin

As with previous breakaway religions thrilled by the prospect of the new, breakaway sporting competitions offer a chance to reassess doctrine, administration, and philosophies. It has happened in football, cricket, and rugby, often controversially, and almost always indignantly. The attempt to create a rival competition is now taking place in a sport famously described as…

A once in a century chance (part 3)

May 9, 2022 - 18:15 -- Admin

Continued from Part 2. Why an Albanese Government Should be Elected My Morrison Must Go article set out a number of reasons why an Albanese Government should be elected, but let us drill down a little further regarding the policies which the ALP have announced or have recorded on their website. This is not change…

Do your job competently

May 9, 2022 - 18:00 -- Admin

By 2353NM   Finland and Sweden are currently exploring joining NATO. The about face from long term neutrality has come about because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The ABC reported recently that there has been a significant shift in the attitude of the Finnish and Swedish Governments from ‘don’t poke the (Russian) bear’ to a position…

Morrison’s religious discrimination act is a sop to homophobes – pure and simple

May 9, 2022 - 10:11 -- Admin

Scott Morrison has announced his determination to go ahead with his failed religious discrimination act, without the promised concurrent amendments to the sex discrimination act to protect gay and transgender students. According to Morrison, there is no problem. “We’ve been having this conversation for about the last four years, and on each occasion, it has been…

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