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Thursday, 14th December 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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LOOKING FOR A NEEDLE IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN

To find a lost plane in a vast ocean, first determine where it most likely crashed and then mark that point as the last place to look.


AN ABORIGINAL VOICE OF SANITY

...are you listening Adam?

The jeering was loud. Almost deafening in its unison - as hundreds of voices simultaneously uttered a long, slow “Boooooo” at the defiant man who stood before them from his position of power and privilege.


We need to chat, Bronwyn


GO GOODESY!

... just go

Why did we adore Lionel Rose but hope Mundine gets sat on his arse? Why did we love Polly Farmer and Syd Jackson but dislike Adam Goodes? Because we are Australian! We are racially agnostic and we are colour blind. We can choose who we will like and we will always give everyone of every race and colour a fair go providing we are given a fair go in return.



HOW MUCH DO YOU LOVE THE PARTY BRONWYN?

...because you are hurting it by staying

Those on your Left have hooked you ol' girl... they are in the process of reeling you in and soon you will feel the coup de gras of the gaff and the knife, so stop struggling and accept the inevitable fate of the cannery. There is no escape now.


AFL BLAMES THE CROWD!

... WTF?

Now I’ve heard everything! The AFL and every sports commentator in the country is admonishing the crowds for booing Adam Goodes. Well, now the crowds can add Lewis Jetta to their list of people worthy of booing because, although the AFL might be able to eject a 13-year-old girl from the MCG, it can’t eject 50,000 fans who paid to have their say.


"I S’POSE A TONGUIE IS OUT OF THE QUESTION?"

So gay people want equality eh? Well I reckon it’s the poor straight bastards like me that cop the rough end of the pineapple. If ever equality gets dished out in equal portions, we should be first in line.


UNHAPPY CLAPS FOR A SHAMEFUL SCAM

I had visitors yesterday but still kept an eye on the ALP Conference and in particular Bill Shorten’s new “road to Damascus” boat policy... but there was something wrong! Something didn’t fit.


NORTHERN TERRITORY A STATE?

... what you bin sniffin’ bro?

Organising a quorum from the Legislative Assembly will be the hardest part because at any one time most of them are off up the Cobourg Peninsula on corroboree, pissed as parrots and punching each other’s lights out arguing over who’s got the biggest rainbow serpent.


TURNING BACK THE ALP, ONLY WHERE IT’S SAFE TO DO SO

...but it’s not safe for Bill to do so!

It’s a Whitlam style “crash-or-crash-through” gamble on a high risk boat policy in an attempt to succour the electorate’s middle ground. Shorten is attempting to out Abbott Abbott with a ridiculous 50% RET, much like his nonsense 5% company tax cut proposal that one-upped Abbott’s 1.5%. What a joke this bloke Shorten is!



STEPHEN HAWKING’S TIME MACHINE

Over many years I have listened with intense interest to Stephen Hawking’s string theorems and black hole time-travel fantasies, believing he must know more about the cosmos than anyone else. Now that he’s declared he is off with some rich Ruskie bloke to find intelligent life in galaxies and hitherto unknown solar systems, I’m convinced he’s been playing with his um, gums all along.


FAAARK! STOPPING THE BOATS WAS EASY COMPARED TO STOPPING THIS WELFARE?

Why is it that polls curiously show a justifiable distrust of Bill Shorten yet show a constant affection for Labor? Well, the electorate has reached an entitlement tipping point where it simply cannot afford NOT to vote Labor.


OAKES IS BLIND TO BRONWYN'S SPRING SESSION

Laurie Oakes is adamant that the Speaker will stay. “Tony Abbott is the love child of John Howard and Bronwyn Bishop”, he claims, and he could be right about that. But he is wrong about her staying on as Speaker of the House. In all probability Ms Bishop will need to fall on her own sword before Parliament returns for the Spring Session. This is not going away.


PAEDO RING NO P.I.E. IN THE SKY

...and 60 Mins story no exclusive

[The following is a report from pickeringpost.com 15 months ago.] An alarming report in the Mail On-line has accused Lord Justice George Fulford, (pictured) adviser to the Queen, of being a key backer of the outrageous “Paedophile Information Exchange” group known as PIE.


IS ABBOTT ABOUT TO BURN BRONNY?

...Tony Burke thinks so

The man leading the push to kill Bronwyn Bishop, Manager of Opposition Business in the House, Tony Burke, is on a winner. Or so he believes. There are few excuses for Bishop’s lapse in common sense and unjustified feelings of entitlement as Speaker of the House, but Tony Burke’s position is no less odious because the vast majority of Australians see radical Islam as a threat... and Tony Burke can’t afford to.



DON'T YOU TALK TO ME ABOUT EXPENSES TONY!

Over five grand for a chopper from Melbourne to Geelong? Bloody hell! For a 15 minute leisurely flight up the M1? It seems the chopper hire company also needs to answer a few questions. That’s $21,000 an hour fly time, so what were the “extras”?


SHOULD BARNABY BUTTON UP?

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