BlogRandom Notes - Idle Thoughts
Like George Orwell’s Winston Smith adjusting figures from the Ministry of Plenty, this no longer seems like forgery but “merely the substitution of one piece of nonsense for another”.
What thinking Australians are thinking... Bill Shorten complains that the revival of the Australian Building and Construction Commission creates a different set of rules for construction workers to everyone else. Why is he surprised? The CFMEU has always worked to a...
Kelly O'Dwyer The Assistant Treasurer, was asked on Q&A last night about the latest incarnation of Malcolm Turnbull and whether voters were being asked to vote for the 2009 "Labor lite" Malcolm Turnbull who was big on the boilerplate issues of the Green/Left and...
The root cause of many the problems we confront, as with most things, is government inserting itself into an area it has no business being and imposing and forcing an ideology that should be a natural, organic and evolving process. The cultural mix has to find its own balance.
Australia is in a dark, diabolical place. For some while I and I'm sure many others have been wrestling with this dilemma of who to vote for. Back in my on air days at 2GB, during Malcolm Turnbull’s first go round as opposition leader I referred to the Liberals as...
What-a-Day. From Palm Beach to Dee Why. The mood is the same. Ugly. People everywhere, waiting on their porches with their baseball bats.
“…It is instead a choice between bad and worse, with the reality to come worse still.
On the one hand, we have a Government that claims to be lowering taxes when it is in fact raising them to historically high levels.
But bad as the Liberals are, Labor will be even worse and just as deceitful.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten last week promised — as if it was a good thing — to impose another $65 billion of taxes over the next decade, all to be frittered away on yet more spending…”
The man arrived in Australia with his second wife and their first-born daughter in February 2013. His first wife and their four children soon followed, and the whole family lived together until that November, when the first wife left Australia without her children, and the second wife fled to a women’s refuge in Sydney’s west. She was pregnant at the time with the man’s sixth child.