Rape, Lies and Socialism

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is the former head of the International Monetary Fund. Whatever happened in his New York hotel bedroom on May 14th, prosecutors are right to drop rape charges against him. “The nature and number of the complainant’s falsehoods leave us unable to credit her version of events beyond a reasonable doubt, whatever the truth …

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What Oakeshott and Windsor Should Be Saying Now

Andrew Wilkie wouldn’t recognise a pimple on his own nose. But Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor just might. This is what they should be saying: After the general election I believed the interests of my electorate, and the people of Australia, would best be served by a Labor government. I was wrong. This government has been …

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A Government of No Consequence

Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese today threw his support behind Mr Thomson, saying he “absolutely” believed the Member for Dobell’s denial of wrong-doing. “I have the view in life that when someone tells you something you believe them,” Mr Albanese said today. That would be fine it Mr Albanese applied the same rules to everyone. I …

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