Tag: The Shovel

New Veterans Affairs spokesman Barnaby Joyce begins mammoth tour of all 1,135 RSL front bars | The Shovel

In what he describes as a ‘fact-finding mission’, the Coalition’s new Veterans Affairs spokesperson Barnaby Joyce has set out on a three-year tour that will see him get to personally know the bar facilities of every RSL club in the country.

Source: New Veterans Affairs spokesman Barnaby Joyce begins mammoth tour of all 1,135 RSL front bars | The Shovel

Gentler, kinder Dutton to insult minority groups more affectionately from now on | The Shovel

Announcing that it was time for the electorate to see his softer side, new Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says he will continue to relentlessly deride minority groups, but in a more cuddly way.

Source: Gentler, kinder Dutton to insult minority groups more affectionately from now on | The Shovel

Old Dog Thought- Australia you showed the world how to defeat Murdoch, return a government for all Australians, and regain International respect

Fighting Fake News with REAL 1/6/22; Double 7s = 77 Majority; The New Ministry; The Shovel= Truth in Humour;

Albo surprised to find PM’s office hasn’t been touched for past 4 years | The Shovel

Heading straight for Parliament House after arriving back from Tokyo, Anthony Albanese was surprised to walk into his new office today to find that it hasn’t been occupied since mid 2018.

Source: Albo surprised to find PM’s office hasn’t been touched for past 4 years | The Shovel

“We promise to do whatever it takes to keep you safe,” Republican Senators assure NRA | The Shovel

US Republican Senators have responded quickly to the latest mass shooting, assuring gun advocacy groups that they have no reason to feel anxious or afraid tonight.

Source: “We promise to do whatever it takes to keep you safe,” Republican Senators assure NRA | The Shovel

Old Dog Thought- The dirty desperate deal done by Morrison/Palmer but not dirt cheap

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Old Dog Thought- He won’t put pen to paper on Climate Change. He won’t Nationalise Insurance. But he will make us and future generations pay.

Remember where’s Wally. Try and play Where’s Scott

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Old Dog Thought- If you thought Cash for Comment was a conspiracy then the first day proves you right. You won’t see this in the next 6 weeks

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Morrison correctly states the cash rate is $500,000 (for an Alan Tudge harassment payout) | The Shovel

Keen to prove he understands the key figures better than his Labor counterpart, the Prime Minister confidently stated this morning that the cost to pay out a former staffer to compensate for the harassment she received from one of your cabinet ministers is half a million dollars. “That’s the cash rate. Once you take into consideration lawyer’s fees, bank fees and other transaction costs it would be closer to $600,000,” Morrison clarified, quick to show off his attention to detail.

Source: Morrison correctly states the cash rate is $500,000 (for an Alan Tudge harassment payout) | The Shovel

Old Dog Thought- Murdoch, Costello’s, Stokes, and the IPA 6 week Billion Cash in v Australia and the ALP

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Scott Morrison finally apologises for delays in getting photographers to flood-ravaged communities | The Shovel

In an emotional mea culpa today, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has admitted he got it wrong on the Government’s response to the devastating east-coast floods and should have had photographers on site much sooner.

Source: Scott Morrison finally apologises for delays in getting photographers to flood-ravaged communities | The Shovel

Government saving disaster fund for genuine disasters, like worse-than-expected polling in marginal seats | The Shovel

Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery, Bridget McKenzie, has resisted calls to use the nation’s disaster fund to help flood-affected areas, saying it needed to be set aside for genuine disaster support, such as improved rowing facilities in the at-risk seat of Warringah on Sydney’s north shore.

Source: Government saving disaster fund for genuine disasters, like worse-than-expected polling in marginal seats | The Shovel

New flood assistance fund announced for Kooyong | The Shovel

Scott Morrison has announced a $35 million flood-assistance fund that will be made immediately available to households in the eastern Melbourne suburbs of Hawthorn, Canterbury and Camberwell. The funds will be used to build protection against a potential disaster in Josh Frydenberg’s marginal seat of Kooyong.

Source: New flood assistance fund announced for Kooyong | The Shovel

“We’ll protect you from China,” says government struggling to get ADF into Aged Care | The Shovel

A government that hasn’t been able to effectively mobilise troops to help elderly Australians get in and out of bed reckons it can handle a fight with the second largest military in the world. Defence Minister Peter Dutton, whose department has so far only managed to place 129 out of a promised 1700 defence force personnel into Aged Care facilities, says only the Coalition can defend Australia from the rising threat from China.

Source: “We’ll protect you from China,” says government struggling to get ADF into Aged Care | The Shovel

“Like other Aussies, Jen and I get our groceries flown in after a tender process coordinated by McKinsey” | The Shovel

The PM denied he didn’t know the price of basic food items. “That’s simply not true. I know, for example, that a barramundi from Humpty Doo in the NT costs around $18,000 a kilo, when you factor in refrigeration and express flight costs”.

Source: “Like other Aussies, Jen and I get our groceries flown in after a tender process coordinated by McKinsey” | The Shovel

Old Dog Report-” tracking and testing has crashed, and Liberal Party corporate mates Harvey Norman and Chemist Warehouse are profiteering. Michael West looks at the price of Scomo’s “personal responsibility”.( Michael West Media)

Sydney lockdown, Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Covid-19

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Old Dog Thought- They were first to create the term “illegals” for asylum seekers. Now new laws were snuck through to protect themselves. Yet Morrison’s favorite and commonly used word is “appalled”

May be an image of 2 people and text that says 'Morrison government rushes through new laws that allow lifetime detention of refugees. The legislation is an attempt to shield the Morrison Government from legal challenges currently in the courts against lifetime detention of refugees. LIBERAL Morally grotesque Nobody does it better.'

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Old Dog Thought- Jackpot: Trump sliced and diced voters and showed the power of money, media & ratings. MSM invested 4 years in a guaranteed ad return on the election. Money counts.

May be an image of 3 people and text that says '3 years, countless scandals, and STILL NO Federal ICAC 2015 Dutton's au pair intervention 2017 Joyce's watergate buybacks 2018 Frydenberg's $444 million grant to the unknown "Great Barrier Reef Foundation." 2018 Morrison promises Federal ICAC to the public 2019 Taylor's dodgy council documents 2020 McKenzie's sports rorts revealed 2021 Tudge's car park rorts revealed Porter's $1 million blind trust TODAY The Morrison Govt shut down vote on ICAC in Parliament!'

Fighting Fake News with REAL 26/11/21/ Putting ICAC away; 10 Standout Lies; Let god’s miracle coal fix it; The Shovel; ABC; Return of Religious Discrimination; Wheeler Dealer just like Trump;

Old Dog Thought-Morrison say the ABC an Independent Statuary body under our Constitution is a Nobody; Is introducing new Voter ID Laws to reduce voters when there’s no fraud. Soon to come non-compulsory voting? Australia your being Americanized

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Peter Dutton named new ABC news anchor | The Shovel

Defence Minister Peter Dutton’s portfolio has been extended to including hosting ABC’s seven o’clock bulletin, in a move designed to ensure Australians hear the right news. Mr Dutton – who will take on the role in addition to his existing responsibilities – has extensive media experience and is seen as having a better grasp than his predecessors of the types of stories Australians should hear.

Source: Peter Dutton named new ABC news anchor | The Shovel

Old Dog Thought- We voted for a PM and got a Golem-“golem, in Jewish folklore, an image endowed with life. The term is used in the Bible (Psalms 139:16) and in Talmudic literature to refer to an embryonic or incomplete substance. A stupid and “clumsy person”; A blockhead, a Klutz

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Old Dog Thought- Assange should have joined Morrison’s LNP where everyone escapes prosecution and is protected

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Old Dog Thought- We are traveling down this road to nowhere when we just sit in silence behind America and jump to please. Biden didn’t even know Morrison’s name

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Old Dog Thought- Liberals and Nationals are abandoning ship like Republicans are the GOP. Morrison is turning to War as Conservatives always do to save their ass

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Old Dog Thought-from twitter- two outbreaks which is more dangerous . The Delta variant attacks the lungs and the Murdoch variant attacks the brain.

Fighting Fake News with REAL 13/8/21; Australia- Corruption is Winning; Winners & Losers; Virus in the ACT; ABC on its knees; Cities and the Future

Old Dog Thought-

Yes, I'm stuck in the middle with you
And I'm wondering what it is I should do
It's so hard to keep this smile from my face
Losing control, yeah, I'm all over the place
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right
Here I am, stuck in the middle with you
Coalition climate change deniers

Fighting Fake News with REAL 11/8/21; The Shovel, IPCC Report, Climate