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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 'Immigration'

A simple man’s guide to the major parties’ population policies

Instead of attacking immigrants, why not tax big business and squeeze their profits to pay for decent public transport, decent public housing, decent hospitals and decent schools and universities?

The Greens and anti-humanism

There is a contradiction at the heart of the Greens in Australia. They want change, often progressive social change, but they want it in the context of an ageing and putrefying profit system whose capacity to pay for reform is becoming less and less. For example the Greens have suggested an interim measure – increasing the price of carbon […]

Refugees: Rudd continues Howard’s brutality

Rather than rejecting refugees, we should welcome all those fleeing the hellholes we have created or helped create.

Labor culling the Public Service

Labor’s public service jobs cull so far: 150 from Geoscience Australia; 180 from the Australian Bureau of Statistics; 800 from Immigration; A possible 3000 or more from the ATO; and An unknown number from Medicare. Isn’t it time for public servants to fight back against Labor’s jobs’ slaughter? If you have any additions or updates for Labor’s job cull, let […]

Immigration and discrimination

Like Sarah Palin, Bernhard Moeller has a child with Down Syndrome. Unlike Palin, Bernhard is a productive member of society. He is a very good doctor in Horsham and his patients love him.