The measure of a man is not how high he climbed but who he climbed over and Malcolm Turnbull had borrowed one of Bill Shorten’s knives. Over many dark nights he moved on Abbott’s deputy who had an intense hatred for Peta Credlin.
How can you tell the latest reshuffle scoop was invented, generated and distributed by snotty nosed cadets in the Press Gallery? Well, because it’s only they who believe, or pray, that Malcolm Turnbull will take Australia to the Paris “climate change” Conference at year’s end.
Ignoring Secretary of State John Kerry’s warning, Vladimir Putin has sent freighter aircraft loaded with military equipment and combat-ready troops into Syria in preparation for an all out assault on Syrian rebels who are closing in on Bashar al-Assad.
Turkmen, Yazidis, Kurds, Armenians, Roman Catholic Arabs... if he looks hard enough Tony Abbott might even find a few ethnically persecuted Babylonians still wandering around. But all 12,000 will come from those in camps and not from those flooding Europe.
You’re just a voice in the wilderness, you have never held a megaphone, you are not a journalist, you have no experience in public speaking and you don’t even know one person in the media. You feel powerless and impotent and yet you know there is something terribly wrong... and that you should do something about it.
“I took over and started steering. The waves were so high and the boat flipped. I took my wife and my kids in my arms and I realised they were all dead”, said the father of that little drowned boy. But the father was never on that rubber dinghy. He was safe in bed in his Turkey supplied home.
This little boy’s mother and his older brother who also drowned were genuine refugees and they were just three of a 500,000 humanitarian tragedy in northern Syria where ISIS is on one side and Assad the other... does Obama still sleep well? You bet he does. Yet it was he who encouraged the Arab Spring uprisings and then walked away with no thought for the consequences.
I wrote about this a year ago, when I thought, “That sounds a bit funny, what does he mean by, ‘all States must agree?’”, so I went and looked up the GST Act of 1999. Well, it’s there all right! Sort of.
The ABC and Fairfax, in a relentless barrage of misinformation, outright lies and an incandescent hatred of Tony Abbott, are throwing everything bar the kitchen sink at wresting the pivotal seat of Canning from the Coalition. They believe if Canning goes, so too does Abbott, but does Shorten really want him gone as much as media’s Left does?
If Dyson Heydon stands down he will have given credence and legitimacy to the worst Labor and its moribund unions can offer and he will have tainted his own reports... he will have agreed that there was a perception that he was biased. But whose perception was that?
An estimated 70,000 people who have overstayed their visas are virtually impossible to locate because of stretched resources according to the AFP. The number has dramatically increased from a reported 62,000 five years ago.
Labor and corrupt unions’ favourite corrupt law firm, Slater & Gordon, is under an ongoing ASIC investigation concerning a, a’hem, “book-keeping error” totalling $90 million.
Commissioner Heydon would not have spent more than a week preparing legal argument if he intended standing down. No, if he intended to depart there would be no legal argument required, he would just shoot through to a well-earned break in autumnal Tuscany or maybe Province.