The Pickering Post
Monday, 22nd October 2018

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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.


I had visitors yesterday but still kept an eye on the ALP Conference and in particular Bill Shorten’s new “road to Damascus” boat policy... but there was something wrong! Something didn’t fit.

He almost choked up a tear as he explained the anguish he was suddenly suffering over the hundreds who drowned at sea and how his conscience had finally become his master.

My bullshit meter’s high tensile needle suddenly snapped.

Where were the hard Left of the Senate? Why were Wong and Plibersek arranging proxy votes to placate the rage of their Left electorates? It seemed only those delegates who were not apprised of the scam were demonstrating.

Why wasn’t the Left of Caucus tearing Shorten’s throat out? Why this warm glow of collegial compromise over such a long-standing, divisive issue as boat turn-arounds?

Something else was afoot and it was becoming clearer by the second. Richard Marles and Bill Shorten were in the middle of pulling off a political master-stroke only ALP insiders knew about.

The rank and file were kept ignorant to lend legitimacy to the tactic. Not even a nonplussed Coalition understood it.

Let’s unpick what just happened: The Coalition’s despised Sovereign Borders’ policy has been a raging success and Shorten could not afford to go to an election with that point of difference.

He needed to destroy what would have been Abbott’s primary weapon of attack otherwise he had no chance of election success.

Labor’s new boats policy includes, “an option to turn around boats where it’s safe to do so”... identical to Sovereign Borders except for that innocent little word “option”. Well, I could claim an option to turn gay tomorrow, but it’s not going to happen and if Shorten is claiming an option to turn around boats, that too is not going to happen because in Government it would rip the ALP apart.

This new policy “option” is so against everything Labor stands for that it could only be adopted in Opposition as a means to gain Government. A carbon copy of Gillard's carbon tax.

I mean seriously, did it really take eight years before 1200 drownings suddenly started to tug at Shorten’s conscience? Or was it that an election is due next year?

The wash-up of this master stroke is that Labor has no intention to turn around a single boat! And this pre-election bullshit is something the hard Left will wear only to gain Office and then it’s full steam ahead. Turn-backs cannot possibly happen under Labor without a terminal split in the Party.

The Greens will benefit electorally from the scam but their preferences can only go to Labor anyway. Clever!


2017 will be Australia’s annus horribilis. Labor will be in power and refugees will flood onto our shores, just like in Europe now. We will become a dysfunctional state.
"The Creators of the World's Misfortunes"
by Joseph Goebbels
"....One could not understand this war if one did not always keep in mind the fact that International Jewry stands behind all the unnatural forces that our united enemies use to attempt to deceive the world and keep humanity in the dark. It is, so to speak, the mortar that holds the enemy coalition firmly together, despite its differences of class, ideology, and interests. Capitalism and Bolshevism have the same Jewish roots, two branches of the same tree that in the end bear the same fruit. International Jewry uses both in its own way to suppress the nations and keep them in its service. How deep its influence on public opinion is in all the enemy countries and many neutral nations is plain to see that it may never be mentioned in newspapers, speeches, and radio broadcasts.
There is a law in the Soviet Union that punishes anti-Semitism, or in plain English, public education about the Jewish Question by death. The expert in these matters is in no way surprised that a leading spokesman for the Kremlin said over the New Year that the Soviet Union would not rest until this law was valid throughout the world. In other words, the enemy clearly says that its goal in this war is to put the total domination of Jewry over the nations of the earth under legal protection, and to threaten even a discussion of this shameful attempt with the death penalty...........
............It is an old, often-used method of International Jewry to discredit education and knowledge about its corrupting nature and drives, thereby depending on the weaknesses of those people who easily confuse cause with effect. The Jews are also masters at manipulating public opinion, which they dominate through their network of news agencies and press concerns that reaches throughout the world.
The pitiful illusion of a free press is one of the methods they use to stupefy the publics of enemy lands. If the enemy press is as free as it pretends to be, let it take an open position, for or against, on the Jewish Question. It will not do that because it cannot and may not do so. The Jews love to mock and criticize everything except themselves, although everyone knows that they are most in need of public criticism. This is where the so-called freedom of the press in enemy countries ends. Newspapers, parliaments, statesmen, and church leaders must be silent here. Crimes and vices, filth and corruption are covered by the blanket of love. The Jews have total control of public opinion in enemy countries, and he who has that is also master of all of public life. Only the nations that have to accept such a condition are to be pitied. The Jews mislead them into believing that the German nation is backward. Our alleged backwardness is actually proof of our progress. We have recognized the Jews as a national and international danger, and from this knowledge have drawn compelling conclusions.
This German knowledge will become the knowledge of the world at the end of this war. We think it our primary duty to do everything in our power to make that happen............"

We need a Fitzgerald Royal Commission.

Hey Harry I found it thanks. Dodo, how are you old bean. Is there an identity crisis?

Thanks Stoney.

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My wheels are spinning AFP

It's a licorice all sorts AFP that clip, a bit hetro,but I can see why you are interested.

She is trying to flip me Hadds, I'm tempted. Be strong Harry,

A little bit of sexual healing.

Mike is a Shire Boy Portia de Rossi. He is the epitome of all that is right with Oz. The only way he would lean your way is to grab another beer.

I do agree HH. Has the Leso streak about it. Bitter and twisted trying to be a bloke.

You are all wrong. It's a Queen Leso.....Harry stakes his marbles. You are all often right, but not on this one.

I'll go with Owen.

Renny said some nasty things about you short skirt and I stuck up for you AFP. I let you into my inner sanctum and now you out me. I now know we can never be friends, I felt we found common ground, but you were just playing me. I don't know how the others could ever trust you.....Judas. You told me so many things the other night about what was going on and all these characters, but unlike you, I won't kiss and tell.

I love being in a clique, I said clique, you dirty minded girls.

You can name me Arcy, I give you full and frank permission. Go ahead.

I now use my initials instead of my first name and middle initial

Shorten Studies Israel Option For Aussies’ Super
One of the themes we have long followed here at is this blogger’s conviction that Australians will inevitably be caught up in the wave of government theft of citizens’ superannuation that has been slowly but surely sweeping the Western world since the GFC.
Indeed, as we have documented many times, the tide has already gone out in preparation for the big wave’s arrival on our shores, with Labor having quietly implemented a sneaky Liberal party policy aiming to direct your employer to send your future super payments to a special new department at the ATO, not directly to your super fund.
We have previously seen that PM-in-waiting Bill Shorten, Minister for Superannuation, has described Australians’ $1.3 Trillion in individual superannuation savings as “our sovereign wealth fund”, a “significant national asset”.
In today’s Australian newspaper, we learn that Shorten is off to Israel to meet and greet, and investigate the Israeli superannuation fund industry.
Your humble blogger’s sceptical eyebrow was raised sharply on noting that, while the emphasis of the story is that, purportedly, Bill is visiting Israel “to examine ways for the retirement savings system to help kick-start the Australian venture capital business” – a disturbing development in its own right – Bill’s spokeswoman let a very different kind of cat out of the bag:
SOME of the leading figures in the multi-trillion-dollar superannuation sector will join federal Financial Services Minister Bill Shorten on a visit to Israel later this week as the government examines ways for the retirement savings system to help kick-start the Australian venture capital business.
Joining Mr Shorten on the visit will be Australian Prudential Regulation Authority deputy chairman Ross Jones, MLC chief executive Steve Tucker and Challenger Group retirement income chairman Jeremy Cooper, author of the contentious Cooper Report on the superannuation sector.
During the visit, co-ordinated by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and the Israeli embassy, the group will meet executives of leading Israeli financial services companies, including its largest insurance group, Migdal, and fellow insurer Clal Insurance Enterprise Holdings.
It will also meet officials of the Capital Market, Insurance, and Savings Department, which supervises insurance and the long-term savings market.
Mr Shorten is also planning one-on-one meetings with Bank of Israel governor Professor Stanley Fischer, chief scientist Avi Hasson and Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
“The chamber is very excited about the Shorten-led trade mission,” said AICC chairman Paul Israel, who is based in Tel Aviv. “For the first time Australian pension funds will be exposed to the vibrant and innovative Israeli venture capital and hi-tech scene.”
Mr Israel said the week-long trade mission would investigate how Israel — with 7.2 million people, a third of the size of Tasmania, 60 per cent desert, only 63 years old with limited natural resources — had produced more start-ups than large, peaceful and stable nations such as Japan, India, Korea, Canada, Britain and Australia.
It would look at Israel’s superannuation, tax reform, venture capital and seed fund models, as well as its innovation and entrepreneurship culture, he said.
A spokeswoman for Mr Shorten said it was important that super funds looked beyond traditional assets classes and the government was keen to remove investment barriers to them.
She said the trip was designed to improve Australian super funds’ understanding of Israel as an investment destination, particularly in light of the strong venture capital sector there.
Hold on. Wasn’t the purpose of the trip to examine “ways for the retirement savings system to help kick-start the Australian venture capital business”?
Mr Shorten also hopes Australian super funds can get an understanding of how Israel’s pension funds go about investing in innovative and early stage companies.
“Innovative” and “early stage”.
That is bankster and speculator code for “high risk”.

Looks like we have someone from getup here.