Archive for November 20th, 2009
I am thinking about developing a league table for politicians. I would use unemployment rates, average incomes, education levels, that sort of thing in the electorate, to judge their worth. Such rankings would be invaluable. I think it only fair there be transparency so a person can choose which electorate to live in and hence [...]
I have just been reading in the Illawarra Mercury in Maccas at Fairy Meadow – they do great soy chai lattes, seriously – about Jennie George retiring from Parliament at the 2010 election. My esteemed union leader, Stephen Jones from the Community and Public Sector Union, is the hot tip for the position. The national executive will parachute [...]
The Stupak Amendment passed during the House debate on health care in the US is a blow to women’s abortion rights–poor women in particular.
Why not increase our refugee intake to match our skilled migrant intake? Open our borders; let humanity finds its true home.