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Wednesday, 26th November 2014

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Larry Pickering

Larry Pickering

Four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, recently returned to the fray over concern that news sources are being threatened by the Gillard Government.

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THE COALITION NEEDS TO FIRE ON ALL FOUR

The timing is out, there’s little spark and what there is is retarded, the mixture is all wrong and it has a compression ratio 2:1. Where’s the verve, the moxie, the compassion from a vintage Party that was swept to power in record numbers? Where’s the ex-boxer with the guts to get up off the canvas, wipe away the blood, get on the front foot and start swinging?



FOR WHOM THE CLOCK TICKS

Most fair-minded Aussies would expect the ABC, when facing cuts, to look first at its own payroll consisting of those outrageous salaries it went to extreme lengths to cover up. Half its yearly budget of $1.2 billion is spent on paying staff it can obviously do without 400 of.



MUSLIMS FIGHT BACK AGAINST HALAL LOSSES

Islamic organisations are now fighting back to protect a billion dollar industry that thrives on labelling Australian products as “halal certified”. Now that the extortion racket has been exposed, Aussie shoppers are shunning the “certified” products to the dismay of Australian manufacturers and processors.


DON’T DO A DEAL WITH A MUSLIM

... unless you have a good supply of brown paper bags

In 2012, the Cole inquiry's findings led to a court case that found the Australian Wheat Board, between 2001 and 2005, had circumvented UN agreed sanctions on Iraq and paid millions to the Saddam Hussein regime to secure wheat contracts in a food-for-oil scam.


THIS SITE HAS BEEN HIJACKED!


MONKEY BUSINESS



SENATE OUT OF CONTROL

...as Abbott is sounded out on a DD

When a political Party is swept to power, as Abbott’s Coalition was, it seems undemocratic that it is prevented from enacting its legislation, no matter how odious it may be, by a rag-tag unrepresentative Senate... half of whom were elected in another political age.


"AUSTRALIA'S WARMEST NOVEMBER IN FIVE YEARS!"

...oh, so November was actually warmer six years ago?

But over in the US it is the coldest series of winters in living memory. "I can't remember and I don't think anyone else can remember this much snow falling in this short a period," said Mark Poloncarz of Erie County in Buffalo New York.


EXPOSED! World’s largest Islamic charity a front for terrorism


PAULINE IS PUMPED, PRIMED AND READY TO ROLL

Why is Abbott doing so poorly in the polls despite the electorate’s distaste for Labor’s recent and current history? Labor’s incompetence and criminality is still fresh in swinging voters’ minds, but their options are few.


UAE AND SAUDIS NAME AND SHAME TERRORIST GROUPS

... but omit their terrorists of choice

Last Saturday the United Arab Emirates blacklisted 82 separate organisations, including Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic State (ISIS) as terror groups in line with Federal anti-terrorism legislation.


Over-the-top cops?


THE LEFT MUST NOW REASSESS ABBOTT

Don’t know about you but I have always loved the Chinese people. I love their culture, their honesty, their work ethic and their yummy food. I spent countless nights of my youth in China Town playing fan tan ‘til daybreak. We would sit talking over many beers for hours although none of us could speak the other’s language.


ERNA GRABS A PROBLEM BY THE BALLS

The new Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, known more affectionately as “Iron Erna” began a program which targets and deports immigrants who have ties to radical groups or have committed violent crimes while in Norway.


GELD GELDOFF

The unquestioning media said nothing when that member of the lauded UK intelligentsia, Bob Geldoff, caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands of children. No-one ever accused Geldoff and his “Feed the World” campaign of this atrocity. Why?


YOU WOULDN’T BUY A USED CAR FROM THIS MAN

...so why buy climate change?

The University of Queensland, along with a bevy of the ALP Left, was the perfect venue for guaranteed applause when President Obama promised to achieve something that he will never need to deliver.

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