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Ideology

Okay, I departed my blog for several years… needed time to get over things… much more positive times with the ousting of Abbott. For today I just want to make a short comment on ideology… we all subscribe in someway to … Continue reading

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Media laws and independents

My prediction is that those independents who work with the government on a deal to support the proposed media laws will be re-elected and those that don’t will face defeat.   So on my call Wilkie and Oakeshott are gone, and … Continue reading

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Julia 457’s and media reform

I am not convinced that Julia Gillard’s leadership is under imminent threat, despite the media frenzy.  It would seem to me that she has been going hard on things like 457 visas and media control, because she knows that if … Continue reading

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Briliant!

Well, well, well.  Rarely have I had such a laugh, Adam Giles Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, the first person of Indigenous descent to lead a government in Australia, and a conservative at that. This is the ultimate double … Continue reading

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Economics

People just don’t get government and ‘overseas’ debt, when it’s good for governments to spend and on what sort of things.  There is so little debate about this sort of stuff, instead it more often boils down to a non … Continue reading

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The Ox and the Fury

I caught a great band at Cool Summer Fest which I reviewed.  You can check them out on youtube – The Ox and the Fury.  How I like it, full on and melodic with an in your face message.  Funny cause, … Continue reading

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Real Estate

This morning I read the real estate section of the Sunday Age.  It made me feel so detached from the everyday concerns of the modern Australian and all they aspire too. The collective knowledge and wisdom of the human race … Continue reading

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ABC’s Q & A broadcast from the N.T.

Did anybody watch Q&A last October when it was filmed at the Darwin Entertainment Centre.  That mad bag of hot air Rosalie Kunoth-Monks sure likes the sound of her own voice, and yet she doesn’t actually say anything except for … Continue reading

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Abbott’s threat to repeal the carbon tax

Yeah well Abbott can rave on all he likes, and it is sort of good he does so, cause the more he does the bigger the hole he digs himself.  If he wins the next election, unless he does so … Continue reading

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Commercial uses of national parks

Surely our national parks services could use their expertise in land management to make money selling carbon and re vegetation credits, instead of  encouraging tourism and other ‘commercial’ style ventures.

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