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October 2009



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My interview Razor Sharp 18 February
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp on Tuesday 18 February. (0)

My interview Razor Sharp 11 February 2014
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp this morning. The Royal Commission, car industry and age of entitlement get a lot of the coverage. (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. (0)

Time for a House Un-Australian Activities Committee?
Tony Abbott thinks the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Un-Australian. I am looking forward to his government setting up the House Un-Australian Activities Committee. (1)

Make Gina Rinehart work for her dole

Sick kids and paying upfront


Save Medicare

Demonstrate in defence of Medicare at Sydney Town Hall 1 pm Saturday 4 January (0)

Me on Razor Sharp this morning
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace this morning for Razor Sharp. It happens every Tuesday. (0)

I am not surprised
I think we are being unfair to this Abbott ‘no surprises’ Government. I am not surprised. (0)

Send Barnaby to Indonesia
It is a pity that Barnaby Joyce, a man of tact, diplomacy, nuance and subtlety, isn’t going to Indonesia to fix things up. I know I am disappointed that Barnaby is missing out on this great opportunity, and I am sure the Indonesians feel the same way. [Sarcasm alert.] (0)



Archive for October 16th, 2009

Bring Brinda here

Apparently a 9 year old Tamil girl, Brinda, is such a threat to the very existence of Australia that our beloved Prime Minister himself rang the Indonesian president to ask him to stop her boat and the 260 Tamil asylum seekers on it from reaching Australian waters.   Good one Christian Kev. Here’s part of what […]


1000 new Specsavers jobs; boat people ready to fill them

On Facebook recently Lindsay Tanner, Australia’s Minister for Finance and Deregulation, talked about attending the opening of the new Specsavers headquarters in Melbourne.  They announced 1000 new jobs.  So I wrote this on Lindsay’s Facebook account: ‘I know 260 people who would love to work there if the Government you belong to had the human […]

Refugees: from Howard to Rudd the racist song remains the same

Nowhere is the policy continuity from John Howard to Kevin Rudd clearer than in the Labor Government’s treatment of refugees. The Indonesian solution – getting Indonesia to stop refugees from arriving in Australia – is in fact worse (if one can have degrees  of inhumanity) than the Pacific solution. And so now 260 Sri Lankan refugees sit in a boat […]