Watching test cricket is like watching concrete set at the best of times and okay, okay, the Aussies weren’t competitive but it’s no wonder a devotee called Kerry Packer found it necessary to invent an entertaining form of the game.
Company tax reduction from 30% to 28.5% does not represent a 1.5% saving, particularly for multi-nationals, simply because companies have never paid 30%.
Just when I thought we were over six years of silly decisions, you come out with an absolute pearler! Will you buy me one too?
Some audience members who claimed to be uncommitted, certainly outfoxed Galaxy’s selection process.
Democracy is as foreign to the Arab world as strong-man autocracy is to us. White-hot tribal hatred, bubbling just below the surface for thousands of years, needs tyrannical dictators to contain it. The West’s solution was to kill the tyrannical dictators.
When Julia Gillard appointed the Libs’ lost soul, Peter Slipper, to the Speaker’s chair, she knew of his quirky fascination with traditional dress. And he insisted he wear it. What was in the wardrobe of the Speaker’s self-contained apartment made interesting viewing.
On the eve (perhaps) of Schapelle Corby’s release on parole from the hell hole that is Kerokoban prison, disturbing, unanswered questions still haunt many who have followed her case... and a condition of her bail is that she must stay in Bali. Why is that?
Julia Gillard said in her parting Press conference that she had paved the way for another future female Prime Minister. Maybe she was referring to Uncle Kev because he is as close to a woman as one can get without a trans gender operation.
Kevin Rudd has almost no chance of re-election. His star has fallen in the same way it did before and Aussies recall uncomfortable memories of the shallow person without substance who they were once, and are now again, embarrassed to call their Prime Minister.
The greatest problem government agencies or sports administrations have is that drugs are becoming available quicker than they can be identified, and they can’t ban something they don’t know about yet.
It was staggering to see Abbott’s off hand “sex appeal” comment make the lead story on Sky News and many newspapers this morning.