I was brought up in a Press whose motto was “publish and be damned”, but the legend of the intrepid reporter died with Alan Reid.
Imagine an imbecile called John. John votes Labor. John has been in the same job for the past 20 years. For the period in 2003 – 2007 every year his employer gave him a sizable bonus. Then in 2007 Labor was elected to government.
Government tax revenue has steadily risen over the past five years and is expected to reach $340 billion in the current financial year.
More Joyous could have had 100 vets look at her before and after the race, they may not have seen the problem... because the problem was with the trainer, Gai Waterhouse.
The Gai/Singo alliance was a marriage made in heaven until the grubby game of big-time bookmaking re-entered the Waterhouse family. It then became a dirty divorce waiting to happen.
Clive Palmer’s antics prove you don’t need to be smart to be rich. Australia’s mining boom fortuitously threw up some odd characters and Palmer is by far the oddest, so what’s behind his ill-fated new political party? Actually a severe case of frustration.
According to many posters on this site Abbott will be just as bad as Gillard. They may well be right, but who knows? Nobody knows.
There’s nothing more tragi-comical than 50 excited US cop cars, with sirens screaming, chasing one enterprising miscreant down an eight-lane highway.
A pitbull terrier recently wandered into a Melbourne home and attacked a four-year-old girl. The girl’s five-year-old cousin tried to help but was savagely mauled and had to watch while the dog tore her cousin to pieces and left.
PM Gillard was clearly chuffed that NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell had accepted her Gonski deal. Abbott was not as impressed.
Did I read that right? Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, is appearing before ICAC for supporting a tainted coal mine in the NSW Hunter Valley.
I am having objectivity problems trying to understand how an apparently normal religious person can aspire to heavenly rewards by destroying the lives of others.
Labor legislation to excise our borders, with Opposition support, has been languishing in the Senate for months. Now, why would that be?
Sky Channel’s Peter (well I believe you Prime Minister) van Onselen has well and truly dirtied his nappy by disclosing a private political comment he thought he overheard to a third party. As a consequence he will need to wear that dirty nappy for a long time to come.
A courier delivers a package to a bank but has omitted to remove his bike helmet. Security is immediately called and the courier is bundled outside and told his helmet must remain on his bike.