Tag: Australian values

Phase 2 of Trump’s American Autocracy Has Arrived, and It’s as Bad as Your Worst Fears | The Smirking Chimp

Lesson’s taught by Abbott/Morrison/Dutton gifted to Trump (ODT)

Do you smell something? That’s the stench of freedom dying, and it’s coming from America’s southern border, where refugee children seeking U.S. asylum as they flee murder, rape and degrading conditions in Central America have instead been tossed into a growing gulag of squalid concentration camps, created by an administration desperate to cling to four more years of power.

via Phase 2 of Trump’s American Autocracy Has Arrived, and It’s as Bad as Your Worst Fears | The Smirking Chimp

Josh Frydenberg and Ed Husic: Inside the Labor and Liberal MPs’ unlikely friendship

Liberal cabinet minister Josh Frydenberg and Labor rising star Ed Husic have long had each other’s backs.

When Husic was criticised for swearing his oath of office on the Koran, Frydenberg went on radio to defend him. A few years later, it was Husic’s turn. When others in his party suggested Frydenberg had questions to answer regarding his citizenship, Husic – publicly – told them to pull their heads in.

Both men know a bit about not fitting in.

via Josh Frydenberg and Ed Husic: Inside the Labor and Liberal MPs’ unlikely friendship

It’s the Australian values test for immigrants. Get it right or get in the van! | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

Senator Ian the Climate Denialist Potato is overseeing the implementation of the Australian Values Immigration Test

via It’s the Australian values test for immigrants. Get it right or get in the van! | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian