It was difficult listening to Paul Murray interview the Prime Minister this morning. Murray makes no secret of his support for Gillard, as do most in the Fairfax stable, but it appeared akin to interviewing his mother with carefully screened callers causing no embarrassment to either of them.
Caucus members are reaching for the Mylanta as the AWU fraud scandal is set to derail McTernan's dirty plans for Gillard's re-election.
There's no need to worry, relax and enjoy the ride.
The ALP's primary vote has jumped 6 points to 38 per cent, according to Newspoll. A curious although not unexpected result considering both Gillard and Abbott have been successfully putting out fires.
The terms of reference of the McClellan Commission are practical. There needed to be some perimeter of reference or it risked a time-scale of millennia. This Commission will see Peter McClellan QC well past dementia.
Serial pest of the extreme Left, strident ALP supporter and regular ABC contributor, John Pilger, runs a magazine fittingly called "Green Left".
A middle-aged woman rang the police, "There's a man next door exposing himself, come quick." The police arrived and peered out each window: "We can't see a man exposing himself, Ma'am."
The worst of radical womanhood is to set to have a meaningful role in this year's election.
My small but very close family had our New Years lunch yesterday
The longer we can prevent a bushfire, the greater the eventual bushfire.