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Secret recording raises new questions over denial of ‘deal’ between One Nation and LNP – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Further evidence emerges in relation to claims about discussions of a private deal between One Nation and the LNP ahead of the next Queensland election. Source: Secret recording raises new questions over denial of ‘deal’ between One Nation and LNP … Continue reading

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Trustworthy sycophants: How Australia became America’s lapdog. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

In memory of Desmond John “Des” Ball AO (20 May 1947 – 12 October 2016) When George H W Bush first publicly coined the phrase New World Order, a term previously proscribed to conspiracy buffs, it came as both a … Continue reading

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No Prime Minister, gay marriage hasn’t gone away

Same-sex marriage now joins serious climate change policy as one of Australian politics’ unachievables, where the machinations of parliament sit entirely at odds with the demonstrated popular will. Source: No Prime Minister, gay marriage hasn’t gone away

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Why do 13 Coalition backbenchers need to racially offend and insult? – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Today, the first sitting day of a new parliament, thirteen, yes thirteen coalition backbenchers defied their Prime Minister and called for an amendment to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act that would see the words “insult” and “offend” removed. Thirteen … Continue reading

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Coalition environment committee chairman takes aim at solar subsidies | Environment | The Guardian

Craig Kelly says he wants wind and solar funding to be redirected to research into ‘technological breakthroughs’ because existing renewables had ‘little effect’ Source: Coalition environment committee chairman takes aim at solar subsidies | Environment | The Guardian

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Lies Americans are told about Universalised Health…. Michael Moore’s ” Sicko”|Right Wing Australia Complains…Movie

Sicko – American Healthcare Documentary (2007) – YouTube ▶ 2:03:13 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thkBLpRwdSM Mar 15, 2015 – Uploaded by paagleTV Acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to investigate the American healthcare system. Sticking to his …

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Liberal candidate resigns over Frankston brothel ownership

A Coalition candidate has quit after it emerged he owns a brothel called Paradise Playmates. Source: Liberal candidate resigns over Frankston brothel ownership

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The Calibre of Australian Liberals

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Tony Abbott is haunting Malcolm Turnbull as surely as Rudd haunted Gillard

Humility is the first step towards redemption, and as a religious man, no one knows this better than Tony Abbott. Source: Tony Abbott is haunting Malcolm Turnbull as surely as Rudd haunted Gillard

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Budget papers show steep decline of Australian economy under Coalition

The Budget papers reveal an Australian economy in much worse shape than it was under Labor. Alan Austin unpicks the data. Source: Budget papers show steep decline of Australian economy under Coalition

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Knees and elbows | The Monthly

It is fair to say that the revenant candidate for the seat of Indi, Sophie Mirabella, would never win a nation-wide popularity contest. At the end of the 2013, the normally placid independent Tony Windsor bade her farewell from parliament … Continue reading

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Five Reasons The Myth About Liberals Running The Economy Best Must Die – New Matilda

OPINION: The party of safe economic hands? Not so much. It’s time to blow this hard-to-kill myth out of the water, writes Costa Avgoustinos. 1) Bad Social Values Mean Bad Economic Decisions Like everyone, the Liberals’ economic decisions are tied … Continue reading

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Trainwreck Tax Plan: The Wheels Are Falling Off Turnbull’s Government – New Matilda

Income tax for the states. Really? Yes, really. That’s the plan Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is putting to the states and territories at the Council of Australian Governments meeting tomorrow in Canberra. The Coalition has been looking ragged for much … Continue reading

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Abbott, Credlin and the book that could hurt the Coalition – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A new book detailing dysfunction within Tony Abbott’s prime ministerial office will cause upheaval in the Coalition and may even fuel a thirst for retribution over his ousting. Source: Abbott, Credlin and the book that could hurt the Coalition – … Continue reading

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Cutting Climate Science, Funding Fossil Fuels’ Growth: Welcome To The Age Of Innovation – New Matilda

Just weeks after we learned budget cuts to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) will force the loss of 110 climate researchers at the agency, the Federal Government is funding a new ‘growth centre’ for the fossil fuel industry. Christopher … Continue reading

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Turnbull government expects to lose 10 seats as snap early election talk increases

Malcolm Turnbull’s ascendant Coalition government is bracing for a backlash from voters that could cost it as many as 10 seats. Source: Turnbull government expects to lose 10 seats as snap early election talk increases

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Josh Frydenberg’s arguments in favour of Adani mine are farcical

The argument that burning coal exported by the Adani mine project will deliver health benefits to the world’s poor is plain rubbish. Source: Josh Frydenberg’s arguments in favour of Adani mine are farcical

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New Report: Australian Islamic State defectors tell the true story

Islamic State defectors have spoken out, including two Australians, shattering many of the myths about the I.S. and its fighters. Gerard May reports. Source: New Report: Australian Islamic State defectors tell the true story

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Malcolm Turnbull’s first task: soothe the angry beast in the Liberal Party

The Liberals have lost touch with mainstream Australia, and now conservatives could drag the new PM down before he starts. Source: Malcolm Turnbull’s first task: soothe the angry beast in the Liberal Party

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Liberal Party To Let Tony Abbott Keep Being Prime Minister In His Head

By The Shovel on September 17, 2015 Saying it was ‘harmless’ and that ‘we should just let him have his fun’, members of the Coalition front bench have agreed to let Tony Abbott keep on thinking that he is running … Continue reading

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One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Australia has power to save tens of thousands of Syrian refugees

The government should be ashamed that it has detained on Manus Island the few Syrians who have reached here. Source: Australia has power to save tens of thousands of Syrian refugees

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Here’s who to blame for our coming recession

The aims behind forcing car makers to close were superficial, and the ramifications will be dreadful. Source: Here’s who to blame for our coming recession

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My Thoughts on the Week That Was – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday 29 August 1 I have reluctantly taken the decision to no longer refer to Tony Abbott as “Prime Minister” in my writing. I say reluctant because I generally believe in respect for the position itself. However the performance of … Continue reading

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Please, think of the poor satirists before you shaft the PM

Please, think of the poor satirists before you shaft the PM.

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Abbott’s Position Unsustainable. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Abbott’s Position Unsustainable. – » The Australian Independent Media Network.

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Abbott government may be out on a limb with voters over climate action as emissions announcement looms

Abbott government may be out on a limb with voters over climate action as emissions announcement looms.

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Of clowns and treasurers: Joe Hockey and the myth of Coalition economic management | The Monthly

Of clowns and treasurers: Joe Hockey and the myth of Coalition economic management | The Monthly.

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Australian households the most indebted in the world. Abbott and Hockey said the figures are beautiful all is well.

Economic gloom for Australia

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As we near the end days, things will get wilder.

Coming soon (for your enjoyment): The final implosion of Menzies’ creation

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LNP Climate Change Strategy

Tony Abbott and his mates’ new path of climate change obstruction

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Governments can do many things that won’t happen on their own; funding science is one of them.

How to keep our best scientists

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Turnbull Says It’s Absurd To Charter A Chopper From Melbourne To Geelong: “Why Not Just Use Your Own?

” By The Shovel on July 16, 2015 Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has refused to back under-fire Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, saying he cannot understand why she chose to charter a helicopter between Melbourne and Geelong, when using a private helicopter … Continue reading

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“Tony Abbott is happy to ban his Cabinet Ministers from appearing on Q and A, yet he allows his backbench to attend islamophobic rallies, undermining our counter-terrorism efforts, without objection,”

Labor: Why Will Abbott Let MP Speak At Reclaim Australia Rally But Not On Q&A?

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I want a government that governs for 23 million Australians

July 16, 2015 Written by: Roswell I want a government that governs for 23 million Australians. Not for some greedy, aging expatriate billionaire who looks at his country of birth as nothing more than a profit centre. Not for some … Continue reading

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Coming: the Age of Australian Corporatocracy

Coming: the Age of Australian Corporatocracy.

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The current federal government – aware that they have little support in the 18-24 age group – would never do anything to encourage them to hop on the electoral roll. The less that get to vote the better.

Youth Votes Matter

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Government pulls the plug on household solar

Government pulls the plug on household solar.

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Julie Bishop is negotiating to return 1000 asylum seekers to Iran

First Half of 2015: 570 Prisoners Hanged to Death in Iran

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Abbott walks in the footsteps of his political godfather: Abbott’s Poll Dancing

Abbott walks in the footsteps of his political godfather.

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Talkin’ shit on the tee-vee – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Talkin’ shit on the tee-vee – » The Australian Independent Media Network.

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Tony Abbott’s rhetoric on Muslims is damaging and dangerous | Gay Alcorn | Comment is free | The Guardian

Tony Abbott’s rhetoric on Muslims is damaging and dangerous | Gay Alcorn | Comment is free | The Guardian.

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Abbott Response ‘Creepy’ As More Evidence Emerges Nauru Contractors Spied on Sarah Hanson-Young | newmatilda.com

Abbott Response ‘Creepy’ As More Evidence Emerges Nauru Contractors Spied on Sarah Hanson-Young | newmatilda.com.

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George Orwell’s Final Warning

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Co-operating Australia expected prisoners to live or die by `our standards’ not Indonesian justice

Co-operating Australia expected prisoners to live or die by `our standards’ not Indonesian justice.

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Labor framed as the villain again – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Labor framed as the villain again – » The Australian Independent Media Network.

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A change at the top is inevitable….Editorial Peter Martin

  Tony Abbott’s tenure as Prime Minister is all but over. The division within the Liberal Party’s parliamentary ranks is clear, with 39 of its MPs yesterday voting in favour of a leadership spill. It is true that 61 voted … Continue reading

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Stay on Tony until the next election which wont be rigged. All Australia has to do is defeat Murdoch. Thank the electorate for the Senate.

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PM – Abbott unlikely to be rolled: Hewson 06/02/2015

PM – Abbott unlikely to be rolled: Hewson 06/02/2015.

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Abbott, Murdoch, Credlin and the point of no return

Abbott, Murdoch, Credlin and the point of no return.

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