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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)



Archive for February 7th, 2009

Crap corner – Coalition ‘blind-sides’ Labor on stimulus package

Dennis Shanahan is the political editor of The Australian newspaper.  In this weekend’s edition (7 February), in an article called  ‘Coalition’s surprise move on the $42 billion stimulus package turns the tables’, he writes: Malcolm Turnbull has blind-sided the Government over the $42 billion stimulus package and left Kevin Rudd politically flat-footed and frustrated. In […]


Screw the banks, comrade Kevin.

National Australia Bank tells us it won’t pass on any more interest rate cuts. Screw them, Kevin.  And their mates at the other Big Four Australian Banks,  the Commonwealth, ANZ and Westpac. How much of my money have the competition protected Big Four received to stay stable?  How much is the deposit guarantee from us […]

Benbrika: thought crimes or terrorism?

Remember the front page stories about terrorists planning to bomb the Melbourne Cricket Ground?  All bullshit. And that’s not just another of my rants. The sentiment (if not the words) belong to Justice Bernard Bongiorno who in Melbourne this week sentenced Abdul Benbrika and some of his supporters to long prison terms for their thoughts. […]