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Day to Day Politics: Destroying what we stand for. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Sunday 23 April 2017 It’s a lazy Sunday. There’s not much on. Rain is falling on corrugated roof creating a rhythm of thought-provoking questions that are not easily put aside. The word democracy keeps insinuating itself upon me. I know … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The man with the cowboy walk. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Thursday 6 April 2017 1 Trump and Abbott are very much alike in so much as they are liars of the highest standard. What separates their uniquely nefarious qualities is that Abbott admits to it while Trump cannot see that he … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Taking credit when none’s due. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Sunday 2 April 2017 1 For all his bluff and bluster, a perpetual smile, together with the occasional stunt, it seems to me that Nick Xenophon really doesn’t achieve much. Such is the case with the Government’s Tax Cuts for … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Both beyond redemption. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Sunday 26 March 2017 You have to wonder about the sanity of people like Pauline Hanson. Three weeks ago she advocated parents have their children take a non-existent test before vaccinating  them. She followed that up hours after the London … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The Trump Report No 10. Creating his own case for impeachment. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 6 March 2017 There can be no doubt that the President of the United States of America is mentally deficient. Alarmingly so. “You’re fake news” he yells at a journalist. Then he proceeds to ban any media outlet from … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The Trump Report No 4. The impending disaster. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Thursday 5 January 2017 Author’s note: The arrival of a blatant liar, one who has taken it to unprecedented levels, as the 45th President of the United States necessitates close and regular scrutiny. When uttering the words “Donald Trump” we in … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The Trump Report No 3. The Messiah cometh. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 19 December 2016 “I am the way the truth and the life” said the Messiah. 1 Without wanting in any way to compare him with Jesus one cannot but help noticing the similarities with Trumps messianic messages. Now I’m … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The Trump Report, No 2 – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Tuesday 13 December 2016 Author’s note: The arrival of a blatant liar, one who has taken it to unprecedented levels, as the 45th President of the United States necessitates close scrutiny. The Trump Report will appear regularly in Day to … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The death of truth as we know it. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 14 November 2016 How important is truth in politics? As a writer who happens to love the way words can be constructed to shape a thought, send a message, express love, anger or convey an action I am lost … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Can he deliver? No. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Friday 11 November 2016. The theorising has begun. How did it happen that this moronic individual became leader of the United States of America? The most powerful nation in the world. Some say the Democrats selected the wrong candidate. There … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: 19 Applicants for every job. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Wednesday 12 October 1 Sometime in September, I cannot remember the date, Social Services Minister Christian Porter, was addressing the National Press Club. He was talking about ‘welfare dependency’ and as is the conservative way, the speech was an announcement … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: From an uncouth mouth spills vile vomit. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 10 October 2016 To call it a storm of criticism might be a little understated. Probably the word avalanche best describes the overwhelming reaction to Donald Trump’s latest revelation of crass incubus. Now on top of the video CNN … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: When did it all go wrong? Part six – ‘If you’re racist, don’t read it’. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 3 October 2016 Author’s Note: Thus far in this series I have covered ‘Where it all began’, ‘Newspapers’, ‘Electronic media’, ‘Rightwing feral opinion’ and ‘Democracy torn asunder’. At the beginning I said that my observations would be random. This … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Here is the answer. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Sunday May 2 2016 1 In my post yesterday I wrote this: And there was Turnbull on Friday doing door stops saying; “Do we want to reduce emissions? Yes we do”. “Do we want renewables? Yes we do”. “All the … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Small matters of political truth. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Tuesday 27 September 2016 1 A study by none other than the University of Melbourne has found that just one electorate in Australia is against gay marriage. The study shows that MPs are significantly behind public opinion on the subject. … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: A Nutt case at the Press Club. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday 25 September 2016 Thinking things were a little quiet politically, I thought I would take some time off to write a series about the ‘Demise of Australian Democracy’. But as they say, “a week is a long time in … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics. Who would you trust? – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 19 September 2016 1 Those with long memories will recall that Sir Robert Menzies said that he had received, in the form of a letter, an official invitation from the South Vietnam government to participate in the war against … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: “That’s just super” said the rich – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday 17 September “Never in the history of this nation have the rich and privileged been so emboldened”. 1 Not having attended his own Press Conference to announce his backflip on Superannuation, it must have personally outraged the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: What a pack of ineffectual fools. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Sunday 11 September 2016 1 On the eve of Malcolm Turnbull’s first year in office on Wednesday, what has become clear? The thing that is indelible in my mind is that we now know that he wanted the job more … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The Age of Enlightenment and Free Speech. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Friday 2 September 2016 Free Speech and an Enlightened Society. I have written about free speech, hate, racial discrimination and the state of our democracy on many occasions and this question will not leave me. Why is it, in ‘the … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Abbott tells Turnbull how to govern. Seriously. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Sunday 28 August 2016 Before Tony Abbott came along Australia had never elected a Prime Minister so ignorant of technology, so ill informed of science, so oblivious of the needs and aspirations of women, and so ideologically out of touch … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: ‘Laughably incompetent’ – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Tuesday 23 august 2016 1 Over the weekend the subject of Marriage Equality once again reared its head. Surely enough is enough. If ever a government was laughably incompetent on legislating the will of the people it has to be … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Measuring one atrocity against another. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday August 13 2016 On Wednesday the Guardian published the Nauru files, which reveal in staggering detail the scale of abuse and trauma of children in Australian offshore detention. It is said that a picture paints a thousand words and so … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: In case you didn’t know. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Friday 29 July 2016 1 The phenomenon that is Donald Trump and the vote against Brexit tells us that there is a worldwide dissatisfaction with the concept of historical party politics and democracy as we know it. The mass violent … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The ABC of injustice. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Thursday 27 July 2016 The ABC’s revelation about the manifestly unreasonable treatment of teenage boys in detention in the Northern Territory should come as no surprise to anyone. It is the ABC with programmes like Four Corners, Media Watch and … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: What others say about . . . – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Day to Day Politics: What others say about? Friday  July 22 2016 A selection of thoughts from my many friends who express opinions. 1 Tim Leeder: ”Less than half of Australians want a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, with support plummeting … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Priceless. Men like him have never really grown up. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Tuesday 12 July 2012 I really couldn’t let this pass. You know when you are watching someone make a fool of themselves and you find yourself cringing. Such a time was while in bed on Monday night Q&A. My wife … Continue reading

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Day to Day: Politics: The book that never Bolted. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday 16 July 2016 1 I was walking through our local newsagency this week when I happened to notice a book titled “Worth Fighting For”. The author’s name was Andrew Bolt. Not knowing that it was a new title I … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Our politics is badly flawed. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Wednesday 6 2016 1 As the following days bleed one into another what sort of government we will have for the next three years will slowly be revealed to us. We may even go back to the polls. What has … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: An Abbott waiting for the second coming. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

1 As if to support my contention yesterday that if the Coalition wins the election Tony Abbott will at some time challenge for the leadership of the Liberal Party, Peter Dutton confirms it. Dutton says that Turnbull will be under … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Abbott still living in dreamland. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 23 May 2016 1 “This is my legacy, this is Malcolm Turnbull’s legacy, this is our legacy, and that’s why it’s so important that we re-elect a Coalition government on July 2.” (Tony Abbott). A legacy as I understand it … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The average punter wouldn’t know. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Day to Day Politics: The average punter wouldn’t know. Friday 13 May So much happens ‘day to day’ in an election campaign. How much of it gets through to the average punter? How much permeates their minds and leaves such … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Budget blues bullshit, and blunders. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Friday 6 May 2016 You would think that a Prime Minister and his Treasurer who are proposing to cut company tax to 25% over the next ten years would have some idea of what the cost to the taxpayer might … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: It’s bloody simple when you think about it … a Royal Commission, that is – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Wednesday 13 April. 1 Labor proposes a Royal Commission into the financial sector. Particularly the banks. The establishment and those of a conservative ilk cry foul. ASIC, a major regulatory body say they continuously investigate crime and have adequate powers. … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: I have never seen them so angry. The nutters I mean. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday April 9 2016 1 The Crickey BludgerTrack analysis of combined polling this week has it 50.8-49.2 to the Coalition. After a few weeks where it appeared the trend to Labor had tapered off, the BludgerTrack poll aggregate records a … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: My after Easter catch up. Bolt looks to Sky. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Tuesday 29 March. 1 After a short break it’s a bit difficult to know where to start, Oh well, let’s start with Bolt. After 5 years of poor ratings with ‘The Bolt Report’ on 10 it seems he is looking … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: A society for the common good – that’s what I want – » The Australian Independent Media Network

‘Sometimes, just sometimes ones own problems can be resolved by helping others with theirs’ Source: Day to Day Politics: A society for the common good – that’s what I want – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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Day to Day Politics: Turnbull’s diversionary tactics. |‘Why would you reward a party who has demonstrably governed so badly in its tenure of governance another three years’

Tuesday 22 March 2016 1 How ironic of Malcolm Turnbull to choose one of Tony Abbott’s pet pieces of legislation to seek a DD election. The irony here of course is that the ABCC legislation is largely based on the … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: I have been Trumped. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Friday March 18 2016 When I wrote my piece titled ‘Only in America: Looking at Trump from Down Under’ I must confess that secretly in the labyrinth of my being I thought the American people were too intelligent to succumb … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The Evil Priest – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Wednesday 2 March 2016 1 Cardinal Pell in giving evidence to the Royal Commission into the abuse of children uttered two of the most debauched sentences ever spoken by an Australian cleric. “I didn’t know whether it was common knowledge … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Tax reform cannot be done because the rich might suffer, – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday 27 February 2016 Never in the history of this nation have corporations, rich individuals, and the Government that supports them, been so openly brazen. The Australian Tax system is absolutely riddled with rorts for corporations and the privileged. The … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: The Abbott/Turnbull Government – give credit where credit’s due – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Friday 26 February 2016 1 Its only fair, regardless of one’s political ideology to give credit where credit’s due. The Abbott/Turnbull government has done something truly remarkable. At the last election it accused the Labor party of being the worst … Continue reading

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