Julia Gillard Must Stand Down

In the mid 1990s Julia Gillard had a sexual relationship with a corrupt union official, Bruce Wilson. At the time she was a partner in law firm Slater and Gordon. Julia Gillard has attempted to squash any discussion of that relationship, and of her involvement in setting up an illegally constituted entity – the AWU Workplace Reform …

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John Howard Earns Order of Merit

I am not sure ‘earns’ is the right word, but it is, as Governor General Quentin Bryce noted in her congratulations to John Howard, ‘a rare and singular honour for his service to Australia.’ It is rare in that only 24 persons can be members at any one time (other members include Baroness Thatcher, Prince …

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Nice Doggy

Our state member of parliament, Michael Pengilly, has been in trouble for the last few days because he called the prime minister a dog. Anyone who uses Twitter is a twit. It is too easy to put thoughts out there which, however instantly regretted, cannnot be taken back. Twitter posts are too short to allow for …

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This Is A Bit Rude

Antipodean Greens have established themselves as the rudest on the planet, with the New Zealanders easily winning the local derby. Tomorrow Prime Minister Julia Gillard will address the New Zealand Parliament in Wellington in what her Kiwi counterpart, conservative John Key, had hoped would be a first. The Greens vetoed a plan to invite Julia …

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