The Pickering Post
Wednesday, 22nd February 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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CAN I HAVE THE LAST DANCE WITH YOU?

...or how to trash the House before the new tenants arrive

Similarities between the last days of the Gillard Government and the Obama Administration are eerily similar with social experiment implosions, foreign policy meltdowns, out of control debt, dismantled borders and a quota of at least one idiotic decision per day.


IMMIGRATION IS GOOD

... it's just Islam that is bad

The nasty taste of a disastrous Islamic immigration experiment should not extend to all immigrants. We can credit good immigrants with contributing to our lifestyle, our wealth and our standing as a first-world Asian power but, as Howard said, “We will choose who comes here” and that makes today’s High Court ruling a critical high-water mark on the boat battle.


HIGH COURT SET TO RULE AGAINST MORRISON

Injunctive relief temporarily preventing Australia handing 153 Tamils back to the Sri Lankan Navy, mid-ocean, simply calls for a brief time-out for both parties to plead their cases, but there seems little doubt the High Court will find Sri Lanka as repulsive as it found Malaysia. But long term it will have no effect on Morrison’s “Sovereign Borders” policy.


A COMPREHENSIVE RC INTO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

... so where have all the Imams gone?

The terms of reference of the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse are broad-ranging and almost without parameters. It has now turned its attention to swimming coaches after having ripped into every religious sect exposing paedophilia.


Steal my wife...


WHY THE CO-PAYMENT CAN'T BE LESS

Joe Hockey’s attempt to minimise flak from a proposed co-payment by limiting it to seven dollars will prove pointless. Around 35% of a budget for each new Government “initiative” is usurped by administration costs and that 35% component rises exponentially with a falling return.


WHAT SENT CLIVE GREY?

There is no more dangerous path to tread than to be an enemy of both major Parties... and Clive Palmer is certainly that. For the moment he has effectively become the Federal Government, as he said he would.



MALCOLM NO LONGER IN THE MIDDLE

... in fact, he is well on the outer!

‘The Australian’ reported this morning that former Liberal Party deputy leader, Neil Brown QC, and The Australian’s columnist, Janet Albrechtsen, have been appointed to the, "Independent Nominations Panel" overseeing Board positions at the ABC and SBS.


ABC, FAIRFAX DESPERATE TO BREAK MORRISON'S BOAT RECORD

Reports last week that 153 “refugees” had departed from India and were heading for Australia proved incorrect. “We know what an Indian boat looks like”, said a regular contact of Pickering Post’s. It was also reported there was a water shortage and sick children were aboard who were vomiting. These reports have since been proved false.



WHAT POINT IS THERE IN HANGING A DEAD MAN?

Judicial penalties should reflect societal values and are usually imposed in the context of the time that the crime was committed and the crimes of Rolf Harris were committed from the 60s to the early 80s.


THAT'S NOT A RACQUET, IT'S A WAND!

Early this morning I yelled upstairs to the missus, “Get down here, there’s some history happening.” I actually wanted her to make a cuppa, ‘cos she isn’t really into sport and there was no way I was leaving the TV. She didn’t come down.


ROLF'S LAST CURTAIN CALL

I don’t believe he is in any sense a paedophile. Rolf Harris is just a dirty old man. He is a talented octogenarian from another age where girls learnt to fend for themselves. Under the shadow of a despicable Jimmy Savile and in a climate of paedophile purges, he was always a gonner.


HOW TIM CARMODY GOT THE PLUM QLD CHIEF JUSTICE JOB

Campbell Newman’s leap from Mayor to Premier was an indication of the LNP’s shallow talent pool rather than an indication of Newman’s ability.


THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS WAS BLOCKED

...so we took the road to Mosul

While we watch Wimbledon tonight, members of the ISIS will be stopping vehicles on the road to Mosul to determine if the occupants are Sunni or Shia. A series of questions will be asked on the Koran, and if those answers indicate they are of the Shia tribe, each will be gunned down and beheaded separately in front of the others.


OK TO QUOTE THE BIBLE, SMITHY

... but not the Koran

The wife of the prophet Mohammed was a 6 year-old girl, A’isha… she, herself, is quoted in Sahih, Book 008, Number 3310:


Wild animals don’t kill other wild animals for fun... but this wild animal does


Jeeeesus again!


Jeeeesus!

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