The Pickering Post
Tuesday, 12th December 2017

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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.



It's a bloody big building for seven ordinary judges and the High Court is not required to follow case law, it can create it. And the first appearance of dual-national pollies will be a mere directions hearing for cases that might need a Governor General’s intervention on a grander scale than John Kerr’s. This won’t be settled before December.

More stuff-ups than a Chinese teddy bear factory... so it's hard to rely on this gaggle

If the Court finds that these mugs were not elected legally then all subsequent legislation that relied on their vote is necessarily negated. And then what’s to prevent further claims that all previous governments’ legislation could be in doubt. 

Julia Gillard alone banged through 600 Bills, mostly with a majority of one using the despicable Peter Slipper as Speaker.

You would think the High Court would need to ignore the Constitution and reinstate these dual nationals to save a calamitous crisis. But the High Court is the defender and interpreter of our Constitution and it should act appropriately. But what Australian judges have ever acted appropriately, or even judiciously for that matter?

The only sure bet is that the Governor General Cosgrove (above) will take a short walk up the road to have a chat with these stuffed shirts and blouses in the High Court. 

Maybe because the old Lefty GG once awarded Julia Gillard with the highest Australian honour possible. Hmmm.

And there is f***-all that is honourable about that woman.




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Prediction: Our high court (lower case to reflect my approval) will find 5/4 that the lefties under scrutiny will be fine, the Malcolm Roberts's in our parliament will be gone. But the real kicker will be proof incontrovertible that the high court is totally fallible without unanimous agreement. And if you follow that logic ALL fucking lawyers are not worth a pinch of shit, elected or not.

Sue the countries who steal your identity and make you a national when you do not wish to be a citizen of that country and you never asked to be a citizen. From my perspective the laws of that other country DO NOT pertain to anyone not born there unless they want those laws to pertain. There should be no requirement to opt out, only a requirement to opt in. If all the countries report the number of citizens they think they have because of these archaic laws, there is probably only 5 billion people in the world because a couple of billion have been counted twice...

In my mind The Australia Act (Cth and UK) 1986 renders our Constitution null and void. As Malcolm says, Australia is already a republic.
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 (UK)
The Australia Act 1986 is the name given to a pair of separate but related pieces of legislation: one an Act of the Commonwealth (i.e. federal) Parliament of Australia, the other an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. While each Act gives its short title as "Australia Act 1986", in Australia they are referred to, respectively, as the Australia Act 1986 (Cth) and the Australia Act 1986 (UK). These nearly identical Acts were passed by the two parliaments, to come into effect simultaneously, because of uncertainty as to which of the two parliaments had the ultimate authority to do so.

The Australia Act (Cth and UK) eliminated the remaining possibilities for the UK to legislate with effect in Australia, for the UK to be involved in Australian government, and for an appeal from any Australian court to a British court.[1]

Meanwhile, back at the farm .....

Will past politicians be made to refund the monies paid if the High Court rules that way??

What about the Muslims that have snuck into our parliament over the last few years? They can not give allegiance to Australia as their allegiance MUST be given to Allah and if Allah is not a foreign power, then I don't know what the hell is. Section 44 of OUR constitution states that anyone that gives allegiance to a foreign power can not enter OUR parliament.

I suggest that at the time of writing the Commonwealth Constitution, its writers were delivering a Constitution for a British colony. Australia had a Union Jack in its flag, a British Monarch as head of state and we were clearly a colony in the British Commonwealth. We were BRITISH SUBJECTS, and when the poms referred to dual citizenship or allegiance to a foreign power, they meant any country that wasn't a part of the British Empire. If the High Court consider the original intention they should conclude that NO-ONE born here is or was anything but a British citizen. This logic should protect Barnaby Joyce because NZ would have been a British colony too. David Ettridge.


The issue should be whether a Commonwealth nation is a 'foreign power', given that we all swear allegiance to the same head of state. In fact the question first was asked back in 1999 whether Britain was a foreign power in relation to section 44 of the Constitution. It related to the same appeal made to disqualify a One Nation Senate candidate in Qld, who was a British dual citizen. The ruling was a 4 to 3 majority, so was not really a clear ruling. The dissenting judges including Kirby, believed that the high court had no jurisdiction, and the power rested in the parliament to decide on the eligibility of candidates. So the issue is not clear cut, but the high court has ruled in the past against dual citizens. It dosn't look good for a few of them.

LP, you mention that despicable person Juliar Gillard in your article. Perhaps she and many others were dual citizens. Why has the ALP embarked on this crusade to out dual citizens it should also look at it's own nest of present and past crawlies.

We're already stuffed

The correct decision should be that none were validly elected but there will be a political decision. Remember the Mabo bullshit decision and Roe v Wade in the US. These judges are the servants of the politicians. They will make it all go away.


Muhammad said women are deficient of intelligence!

Pull on an Islamic head dress raise your hand and scream "Look at me, look at me, I agree with Muhammad, I am STUPID!"

Muhammad was WHITE!
Muhammad was a dwarf and fat!

I emailed this to Senator Brandis hope he can read it through the tears.

Senator Brandis you admonished Pauline calling it a stunt and causing offence to people of the Islamic faith.

I say this to you Senator Brandis, I am offended by you supporting people of the Islamic militaristic ideology!

I am offended by everyone that follows the fat white dwarf named Muhammad.

Muhammad was WHITE!
Muhammad was a dwarf and fat!

I am offended by people of the Islamic militaristic political ideology for the last 1400 years murdering people because they were not Muslims.

I am offended by weak spineless politicians like you for not protecting the citizens that fund your lavish lifestyle, 25% of the world had politicians like you now the countries are now oppressed by the Islamic militaristic political ideology.

I am offended by the media that keeps talking about moderate Muslims; there is only one Quran that they all follow, the same one that ISIS, Boko Haram, Al Qaeda, J.I., etc follow.

Egypt was once a Christian country today the Muslims are engaging in genocide of the Christians in Egypt, blowing up Churches with parishioners still in them, stopping busses and machine gunning to death all the Christians on them.

I am offended by people that have never read any Islamic texts and proclaim Islam a religion of peace.

I am offended by radio announcers that read out emails from Muslims that I as someone that reads about the violence that is Islamic doctrine and researches Islam and knows that the email is a total lie, the Muslims must be rolling in their Mosques laughing at them for being so ignorant to know virtually nothing about Islam that they read out the lying email which misleads the masses.

I am offended by the biased media that refuses to report on the continual violence that is Islam to the core!

I am offended by Labor and the Greens for backing Islam to the detriment of Australia.

I am offended by the LNP for the same reason.

I am offended by Governments that refuse to acknowledge that we are at war with Islam, Muhammad declared war on the Infidels 1400 years ago, their murderous rampages have so far taken over 25% of the world.

I am offended by Derryn Hinch for not going hard (in fact he is not even soft) on Islam as paedophilia is a core part of Islam, even being endorsed by the Quran! Quran 65:4

I am offended by people that have never even read one word of "The Reliance of the Traveller"

I am in a nut shell offended by everything Islamic!

You could replace just about every single abc employee with a robot.

Laws already passed will stand that has been decided previously but there are now at least 40 members who contravene section 44 because of entitlement to foreign citizenship, have dealings with government through even legal aid to a law practice, being insolvent etc, The founders did a good job and knew the character of politicians attracted to Parliament like blow flies to a dead roo. The Governor General and the state governors need to meet and appoint a caretaker Government pending a double dissolution in 6 months with properly vetted candidates.

A middle-aged women came out of the bathroom naked and said to her husband; "I wish I had bigger tits". He replied. "After your shower everyday you should rub your tits with toilet paper and they should get bigger." After a couple of weeks of her doing this she said to her husband that there had been no change and that they were not getting any bigger.He replied; "That's funny, the toilet paper seemed to have work on your arse".

2001 before New South Wales was officially named

In one of those peculiarities of history, New South Wales was only officially named and had its boundaries declared in 2001, two hundred and thirty one years after James Cook first uttered the name in 1770 when taking possession of an area covering most of eastern Australia. The reason why this peculiarity arose relates to the territorial evolution of Australia. So after James Cook, the colony of New South Wales was established and named by way of imperial proclamation in 1788 by the then Governor in Chief of New South Wales, the Royal Navy officer Arthur Phillip. At this time, New South Wales was defined (by Britain) as covering approximately half of the Australian continent.[55] New South Wales was further increased in size to around two-thirds of the Australian continent in 1828. All the Australian states and two territories, bar Western Australia, were then created from New South Wales during the 1800s and early 1900s. Each new state and territory, bar the Australian Capital Territory, were created by Britain through letters patent and they were constitutionally connected to Britain. As the new States and the Australian Capital Territory (the Northern Territory was made from South Australia) were created, they steadily reduced the size of New South Wales. At no stage over this period of time, as New South Wales shrunk, was the boundary of New South Wales ever officially defined. The remains of New South Wales were only finally and officially defined in the New South Wales government gazette, by boundary and name, on 24 August 2001 by the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. The results of this meant that although New South Wales was the progenitor state of Australia, the text of the gazettal defines New South Wales in terms of its borders with the other states that were created from and after it:[56]