The Pickering Post
Friday, 22nd March 2019

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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.


Jacqui Lambie has shown her intellectual remoteness from the political process. If she really believes she can succeed by threatening to reject all of Abbott’s legislation unless she gets her way, then she’s due for a bolt of reality.

It’s stupid, impertinent, insolent, disrespectful of the Senate itself and it won’t work. Each piece of legislation should pass, or not pass, the Senate on its perceived merits. 

Jacquie seems to have forgotten she represents the people of Tasmania who may well benefit from ensuing legislation.

Personally I believe the Government’s decision, via a remote tribunal, to halve an ADF pay rise and reduce relocation allowances and leave entitlements is embarrassingly mean spirited.

With the Government still borrowing (not paying off) $1 billion every month, Abbott’s signature PPL policy should be the first casualty. 

Second should be the halving of 6,000 single-issue QUANGOS the Government unnecessarily supports. 

Third, our protected ABC that pays out half its bloated $1.2 billion budget in excessive wages to its Labor sympathisers. 

Fourth, well you could go on forever, but the cost of a respectable ADF pay rise wouldn’t make the slightest dent in any one of the above.

So Jacqui is right to want to right this wrong but oh so wrong to try to achieve it in this way. 

Imagine if every Senator pulled the same tantrum, parliament itself would be rendered inoperative.

Little Miss Lambie should pull her head in and consider how many of her 6.6 per cent of first preference votes will melt away without those millions from Cloive’s Chinese friends.


I hope they do

Lambie had initially called for Australians to silently protest against the Government on Remembrance Day by turning their backs on any Coalition MPs speaking at events to commemorate the occasion.

Think you may be wrong there Jo Sucks. But of course you'd get that wrong.

Saw Team Stupid Captain walking into "The Cube" in Beijing right behind Vlad. It occurred to me that if he has abandoned the plan to give Vlad a "shirt-front" (smart move on his part), he was in the perfect position to give him a damn good "push in the back!"

Noosa Duck 9 hours ago
Fuck wit
I think he was talking about you eagle boys!

If you're talking about Gunther Noosa Duck I fully concur!!!!!!

Fuck wit

Oh Gunther the wisdom of your words is so humbling if you had a brain you'd be bloody dangerous but I don't feel the public have anything to fear! Your armour is empty and that's why we get so much noise from you.

you wouldnt be related to Eaglesee from joecell would you?

Gee I can see your computer skills are so advanced you've learned how to Cut & Paste.......what a smart girl you are!

Well you're a pretty fart smella, I mean smart fella, why don't you enlighten us all with your endless wisdom and quick wit?
eaglem 3 hours ago
It's a's a man with two orifices that both produce shit and spray it out! Maybe he should learn from Stephen Conjob how to wear red underwear on his head.
eaglem 8 minutes ago
Not as bad as yours Jo Sucks, do you take dancing lessons so you know when to change feet?
eaglem 11 seconds ago
Ho Hum, another weak response from the forum Troll.
And you me a "forum troll!"

Ho Hum, another weak response from the forum Troll.

"Jo Sucks?" Hahaha! You are a funny fellow Eagle Boys!

Not as bad as yours Jo Sucks, do you take dancing lessons so you know when to change feet?

Hahahaha! Ya got 'em Gunther. All lined up like skittles! I suspect the minders have finally figured out how bad his "foot-in-mouth" disease really is!

Depends on your sense of humor Marcoeloco2 and the way you view things.

you guys are kidding me right?

ban rugby nah they have given tomo a notice more than once
but rugby nah

No Blow!

I see people who can't take a joke.