A Government That Does Nothing

Or at least, a government that does very little, would be a pleasant change. Evidence suggests that the more government does, the worse off people are. The problem with the Gillard government is not that is has accomplished nothing. The problem is that it has accomplished nothing at such great expense.

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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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NSW Labor To Voters: If We Give You Money Will You Vote For Us?

Answer: No. Kristina Keneally has one significant advantage in announcing policies (I use the word loosely): she doesn’t have to worry about being around to implement them. With that knowledge, it’s a surprise that the fag end of New South Wales government hasn’t gone much further than yesterday’s $250 electricity rebate giveaway. Why stop there? …

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