Hostile takeover vultures are circling the corpse of Fairfax ensuring there is no sign of life before swooping in to safely digest the entrails of a once proud beast.
Julie Bishop’s Indonesian counterpart, Mohammad Marty Natalegawa, is in posturing election mode when he says Australia’s spying could impede Indonesia’s current cooperation on people smuggling. Is Marty suggesting an original lack of cooperation? Yes he is! But he didn’t mean to say it.
I battled with another bidder at Inglis sales to secure an ordinary looking yearling for a measley $7,000. "Why would you want that horse?", the other bidder asked. "To win the Melbourne Cup with", I replied.
The ALP knows it has time on its hands and it intends to use it to placate the loony Left. There is no doubt the Carbon Tax will go despite Labor giving the electorate a two fingered “up yours” salute.
Why is it that Queensland premiers believe they are a law unto themselves? Our Constitution provides a treasured right of assembly and a right to freedom of association, as surely as it did to those violent uni students in Melbourne and the coming unions’ furore over Abbott’s IR.
Australian Greens are more concerned with stuff like illegal arrivals and gay marriage than they are with endangered species. For the most part they are shunned by international Green groups as far too politically radical.
When Albanese promised he would not allow the Carbon Tax Repeal Bill to pass the Senate, he meant it. When Shorten promised the same, he didn’t mean it. And the first nail in Bill’s coffin has been driven home with a Left-handed hammer.
The late Don Chipp once gave me some advice, he said: “Larry, no-one learns anything while they are talking.” Since then I have listened to everyone... except Al Gore that is.
Hidden among the hate mail I received about the recent AIDS story was this:
The New South Wales Appeals Court ruled on May 31 of this year that Australians need not tick either "male" or "female" on official documents requesting their gender. Oh really?
The ABC has once again trawled the depths of fantasy for support for the unsupportable, and no prizes for guessing who they came up with: The scammer who has made the most money from the global warming fraud, Al Gore. The culpable Greens were nowhere to be seen for comment.
The High Court will have a problem with the ACT’s legislation. If enacted it may well be a toe in the door to some conjugal oddities.