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Monday, 25th September 2017

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Larry Pickering

Larry Pickering

Four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, has returned to the fray over concern that the integrity of news dissemination is continually being threatened by a partisan media.

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IT'S WISE FOR THE LIBS TO BE BACKWATCHING

...even if it's too soon to start counting

The Libs believe their current crew is electorally acceptable... well not all the Libs believe that and many in the Labor Party don’t believe it either. But like it or not the Conservative crew is too few in number to challenge Turnbull just yet, and Turnbull knows it.


ONLY 14C A DAY FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF STOMACHING THE ABC?

...okay, so let them charge us, just like Sky Channel does

But we aren't forced to pay for Fox’s Sky. In an unusual democratic arrangement we have a choice. And considering that Fox is now wall-to-wall ads, many have given up on the bloody thing and are returning to the struggling free-to-air channels. Fox has even set up a special phone line to talk you out of cancelling your subscription.


I THINK WE'VE DONE IT BABY!

... ya know what I'm sayin'

The US is about to lose us the free world, and we all had plenty of warning. The tragedy is that Donald Trump could never have won as he was not part of the beltway Establishment in a watershed election for both Parties. So the well-oiled Democrats prevailed for the third time and it is effectively “four more years" for Obama and the destructive Left.



CORRECTION


THE LEFT HAS FINALLY GOT ITS GRUBBY HANDS ON CARTOONS

When I first started cartooning for Fairfax I often wondered why cartoons were always vetted. If I wrote a story or completed my column there was no argument about the substance, after all it carried my byline. Funny thing was that my cartoons also carried my byline (I signed the damned things). Yet a cartoon was seen as something dangerously persuasive that needed editorial attention.


MOSUL SET TO BECOME ANOTHER ALEPPO

...as God only knows who’s actually taking it back

When 70,000 soldiers descend on 5,000 it’s a good bet that the more numerous army will prevail, but at what cost? Mosul is a city of 2 million. That figure has shrunk by half as civilians heeded the many warnings of an imminent Iraqi invasion and flood through Turkey to Germany and relative safety.


LOOKS LIKE A GAY OL' TIME IN THE WHITE HOUSE

... but poor ol' Bill and Donald are straight!

Yoko Ono, when asked, said of Hillary, “We met many times during the New York Vietnam War protests in the 1970s, and became very intimate. We shared many of the same values about sexual equality, fighting against the authoritarian, patriarchal, male-dominated society we were raised in”. “We had a brief romantic fling when I was with John in Manhattan and Hillary was studying at Yale”, she told reporters at a press conference.



“IT WAS LIKE HE HAD SIX ARMS, HE WAS LIKE AN OCTOPUS”

... well, she’s right about an octopus having six arms but she shouldn’t have said she was “not too upset” about having her tits fondled?

The more than 30 year old allegation by a now 74 year old woman who says, “I was not that upset if he had stayed above my waist”, sounds a little accommodating of the Don's advances. And the differing story about her disappearing first-class armrest and that, “when he put his hand up my dress I was out of there”. It all appears a little too much fabricated indignation.


TOP COPS HAVE BECOME RADICALISED

... politically that is

Again the police publicly maintain that young Muslims are being radicalised and deradicalised. This contention is about as naive and inept as their handling of the Lindt Cafe siege. Deputy Police Commissioner, and the very average Cath Burn, again tried to suggest yesterday that the Muslim community is needed to “dob in” its radicalised youth. And that shows Commissioner Burn’s basic misunderstanding of Muslims and what Islam means.


IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN

So here we go again in the doldrums that follow the footy finals. Fourth grade ethnic soccer scores spilling over from SBS, our Test batsmen couldn’t hit the water if they fell out of a boat, politics confined to gays and dishlickers... all that’s left of any interest is the US elections.



HINCH CALLS TRUMP A SEXUAL PREDATOR?

WTF?... Hinch of all people

I first met Derryn Hinch at the SMH and I took an immediate dislike to his small man’s arrogance. It’s fair that I say that because this piece is about the ugly side of Hinch and his willingness to go anywhere or do anything to get his face noticed and his predatory nature (he will call it skills) with women... and I have no time for Kiwis anyway.


HILLARY HITS THE CANVAS IN THE SECOND ROUND

What’s most annoying is that people I have known in the media and politics displayed shock and horror at Trump’s pussy clip. Yet these blokes have conveyed their lascivious wont to me over a particular female during a visit to a urinal, and now they choose to play the holier than thou role.



THE STENCH OF THE CORPSES AND THE CLINTONS

Former Senate President of Haiti, Bernard Sansaricq, told a destitute crowd of dehydrated, hungry and homeless Haitians that the Clinton Foundation had stolen "billions" from the Haiti relief fund following the 2010 earthquake that left more than 300,000 people dead due to their flimsy shelters and structures, and an outbreak of cholera.


DOWN AND OUT IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

If you travel around 1100k north from Adelaide you will find a dotted line that separates SA from NT. Rub it out. Then travel another 200k north and declare Alice Springs the new Capital of SANT. Shift every Tasmanian to SANT and repopulate Tasmania with endangered species including Kevin Rudd who is still searching for a meaningful role as a leader of something. Pobblebonk frogs will do.


BEHIND EVERY GREAT WOMAN IS A DICKHEAD!

We’ll need to wait to see if Theresa May is great but she is making the right noises considering she campaigned against Brexit. Even the dumb Poms know when they are being ripped off by the EU Globalists and Tony Abbott is there to tell them how to stem the flow of illegal immigrants sucking their welfare budget dry while establishing Shariah ghettoes.

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