It’s like the 1980s all over again

History is repeating itself in the upcoming election. The last double dissolution election was held in the 1980s and the last time the Liberal Party led us into a double-D election was also during the eighties. The 1980s kicked off with a Prime Minister named Malcolm, just like today. The leader of the Liberal Party … Continue reading It’s like the 1980s all over again

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

Remember the glory days of Australian politics? When hating the Greens was as Australian as disparaging Asians or beating your wife? When most people voted based on ill-informed loyalties rather than the policies of those they elected? A time when the media had yet to expose the self-serving antics of State MPs and the public … Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Green

Sir George, Protector of the Queensland

What better way to get into the spirit of Easter, than to be spoon-fed outdated and far right-wing views.¬†George Brandis has, this week, reminded us why voting Liberal means voting for yesterday's tomorrow. In an interview with online magazine Spiked! the Attorney-General has described as "medieval, the approach of these true believers in climate change". … Continue reading Sir George, Protector of the Queensland

Someone Needs To “Coward Punch” Some Sense Into The NSW Government

Yesterday Barry O'Farrell, the endless fount of wisdom that he is, announced new laws designed to curb this "recent spate of alcohol-fuelled violence", including restricted trading, lock-outs, and mandatory minimum sentencing. While everyone seems to be reacting to the new alcohol laws, I have this to say, BOO-FREAKING-HOO. If you're still out and needing to … Continue reading Someone Needs To “Coward Punch” Some Sense Into The NSW Government