ELECTION 2013

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Re: They all look and sound alike!

Post by grandduke » 22 Nov 2013, 14:58

Austalian apartheid or the English old boys club. :wink
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Re: They all look and sound alike!

Post by Buck_naked » 22 Nov 2013, 15:11

Yep, they are a class above the average rat, but a rat is still a rat. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: They all look and sound alike!

Post by donander » 22 Nov 2013, 19:23

Waste of a topic Dreamweaver ....

Wait! How many are Catholics? 8-[ :lol:
The last interglacial had less ice, higher sea levels, and warmer temperatures than this one. So, according to the evidence so far, human activity must have a COOLING effect.

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Re: They all look and sound alike!

Post by Teddy » 13 Dec 2013, 07:27

donander wrote:Waste of a topic Dreamweaver ....

Wait! How many are Catholics? 8-[ :lol:
Correction,they are Roman Catholic,the word Catholic means universal(one church of Christians) not just one particular denomination! :biggrin:

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An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Warrigal » 14 Dec 2013, 05:49

As Parliament closes for Christmas, Tony Wright, National Affairs Editor for The Age, provides a long and detailed review of the Coalition's first three months in office. He is a hard critic, but is he wrong?

http://www.smh.com.au/national/feeling- ... 2zcyl.html

Dennis Shannahan in The Australian is somewhat gentler in his assessment.
And a lot shorter in detail.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion ... 6782833013#

And then there is self assessment

http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politi ... picks=true
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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Biggdad » 14 Dec 2013, 08:42

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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Buck_naked » 14 Dec 2013, 09:40

The first year needs to be brutal, - slash, burn, reform, apply chemotherapy, and hope the patient recovers by the end of 3 years.
Its gonna be ugly.
Scott Morrison deserves a knighthood for his weekly boat report, brilliant! Its amazing how delaying the reporting a few days takes the heat out of the issue.
Prepare for plenty of squealing pigs as they have their taxpayer funded trough taken away.

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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by grandduke » 14 Dec 2013, 16:32

Hey Buck clean the potting shed out you could be living
in it soon. :wink
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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Warrigal » 14 Dec 2013, 17:35

I couldn't resist this one from the Global Mail. It's headed "Boofhead Politics" and is a brutal assessment of the first 100 days.

http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/bo ... itics/778/
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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by grandduke » 14 Dec 2013, 18:33

Yep Mike said it all and my assessment was right. :wink
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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Warrigal » 15 Dec 2013, 16:30

From the Horse's Mouth

(Yes that's right, Grandduke - his mouth. Now go and stand in the corner for what you are thinking!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSYIvNdU ... e=youtu.be
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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Warrigal » 15 Dec 2013, 18:05

Here is his, that is Tony Abbott's, report on his first 100 days in office.

(Actually, he's early because he wasn't sworn in for 11 days so 100 days is due on Boxing Day, but hey, let's not get picky.

You can read it here: http://www.pm.gov.au/sites/default/file ... 8-57355521

So far, it's all ticketty-boo
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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Warrigal » 17 Dec 2013, 09:45

Someone has been very busy compiling all the links to the Abbott government's first 100 days in office.
They are categorised under useful headings for easy reference.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/18eG ... W8wTLI/pub
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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by Warrigal » 17 Dec 2013, 10:52

A prize for the first member to spell out everything that Tanberg is referring to in this cartoon.

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Re: An early assessment of the Abbott Government

Post by grandduke » 17 Dec 2013, 12:24

Achievements, what are they. :character-oldtimer:
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