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Friday, 31st March 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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ICAC AND McCLYMONT HOT ON RICHO’S TAIL

SKY’s attempt to sanitise Graham Richardson is a disgrace and made more obscene by Richardson’s attempt to sanitise himself using a willing and giggling Alan Jones as a co-broadcaster. But Alan might have to find himself a new best friend if ICAC and Kate McClymont of the Sydney Morning Herald have their way.


PUBLIC SERVICE TO GET JOE’S LAP-BAND SURGERY

It won’t need Senate approval, it will not affect business or consumer confidence, it will reduce the deficit and it’s not before time. The obesity is chronic and it should have been Joe Hockey’s first target rather than pensioners, motorists and sick people.


YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO BE IN THE TRENCHES WITH THIS WOMAN

While Obama progressively releases known terrorists detained at Gitmo and elsewhere back into the arms of Middle Eastern Islamic operatives he has also released the Senate Committee report of the CIA’s interrogation techniques in the wake of 9/11.



"IS THIS WHERE I GO, AK AK AK AK AK?"

Hard to understand the fuss about a $5 GP co payment when we’re purchasing at least 72 of the Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter which is the most expensive weapons system ever to reach the blueprint stage. The trillion dollar project has been plagued by design flaws and massive cost overruns without any clear air in sight.


CENTRIST PARTY FOR XENOPHON?

...don’t think so Nick

It’s just a jump to the Left, and then a step to the Right and it’s... “let’s do the time warp again!” Then back to the Centre in a frantic attempt to garner votes by being all things to all people.


BASTARD BANKS

...and politicians

There have been 500,000 readers of this post in 17 hours; Politicians of Australia, the people are speaking - and you had better listen!


"WHAT'S WRONG WITH PETER SUPPORTING ME?

...most of Egypt did!"

Peter Greste, Qatari's Al-Jazeera journalist-at-large has been languishing in jail for many months under the order of an Egyptian Court. During Mohammed Morsi's (pictured) brief stint as President of The Muslim Brotherhood Government it was found Greste had supported his terrorist regime.


COSTLY CHILD CARE OR FREE MOTHER CARE

The best child care available is time with Mum. Time spent in those formative years with Mum can never be replaced and that’s just one of the reasons Abbott’s PPL is a shocker with more holes than a crumpet.


WALKLEY AWARDS A DEBASED ANACHRONISM


SHORTEN CHANNELS HOLLANDE ON ISLAM

Socialist President of France, Francois Hollande claimed recently that, “Islam is perfectly compatible with the values of France". Labor Leader in Australia, Bill Shorten claimed recently that, “Labor stands shoulder to shoulder with Australia’s Islamic community”.


TASSIE, THE LAND OF ODD

It’s surprising the odd things Tasmania produces... things like Lambie, Milne, Wee Willy Wilkie, everything Green, a lot of things that are sexually confused and everything that’s Left of centre.



WOULD YOU FEED THIS LOT?

I brought up the possibility of a double dissolution a couple of weeks back, to the sounds of silence, but now it is beginning to gain momentum. Even media’s Left has suddenly realised no government on earth can continue in this way. A flawed electoral system has struck a fatal blow to democratic process.


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A HALAL SLAUGHTERMAN

... the cat is finally out of the bag

Anyone who hasn’t been sleeping under a rock now knows the practice of halal certification is a highly sophisticated, spectacularly lucrative, international extortion racket.


THE SAUDIS’ WELL-OILED CHOP CHOP SQUARE

The Royal House of Saud, terrified that its ally the US is closing in on oil self-sufficiency, has defied OPEC and slashed oil prices in order to cripple the massive US shale oil industry and effectively stem further oil exploration.


THE PETA PRINCIPLE

Good advice in Opposition may not be as good in Office. PM advisers, married couple, Peta Credlin and Brian Loughnane, have sought to protect and isolate Tony Abbott from his own Ministry and, in the process, it’s making a lot of people angry and making the Prime Minister look like an idiot.


BIG DRUG SEIZURES MEAN BIG TROUBLE

The AFP drug haul of a record three tonne of ecstasy (MDMA) and ice (crystal meth) was successful in “keeping billions of dollars worth of dangerous drugs off our streets”. If only that were true. Actually, the only success achieved was that of an AFP public relations coup.


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