Double Disillusionment

My wife asked me on the way into Kingscote yesterday if I thought a double disillusionment was likely. She meant double dissolution, and corrected herself immediately. But it is a great phrase. For the Labor Party, a double disillusionment is more likely than a double dissolution. Malcolm Mackerras predicted on Thursday that the Liberals would lose in Higgins …

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Darn!

Anyone who says nature abhors a vacumn has never read the Adelaide Sunday Mail. 112 pages of nothing, plus multiple vacumny inserts. I bought a copy yesterday for the second time in my life. I had breakfast at McDonalds, and glanced through the Sunday Mail while munching my hotcakes. I was interested in their poll …

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Libs Come To Their Senses

Maybe Tony Abbott did not ignore my fax. And maybe Kevin Andrews was willing to run just to test the level of support for Malcolm Turnbull, with another stronger candidate in the background. In any case, it looks like there will be a vote on the Liberal leadership on Monday. It is absolutely clear now that …

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Just Faxed To Tony Abbott

The Hon Tony Abbott Fax No  (02) 6277 8407 Dear Mr Abbott, Please stand for the leadership of the Liberal Party. I know you are reluctant to do so, and I understand the extra pressure the leadership would put on you and your family. Malcolm Turnbull, for all his positive qualities, cannot win an election …

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Karma Neutral – Somebody Would Fall For it

He, he. This is hilarious. The first street guy interviewed has no idea how indulgences work – they are not about buying the right to sin, which is exactly what Karma Neutral and carbon neutral trading schemes are all about. But hey, that’s a small point. Watch and enjoy: And here’s another labour saving, conscience saving, …

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