What just happened? I’m starting to think the spill was a set up to kill the leadership question and present a united front. Only Gillard and Swan nominated for the positions of Leader and Deputy so what was it all about? Me, I’m happy that Gillard looks like leading the government to the polls as
JULIA Gillard is facing dissent in the cabinet and caucus over her attack on 457 visa rorts, with critics claiming the crackdown is damaging the government’s credentials with business. The government has credentials with business?
Virgin Australia (VAH) has felt the cost of the carbon tax, announcing a net profit after tax of $23 million, down $28.8 million on the same period last year. The company estimates the impact of the carbon tax at $24.4 million. But not to worry says Combet, the business is still profitable; AUSTRALIA’S aviation industry
Another day in hell for Julia as The Australian front page details all her troubles. The ALP must hate them for regularly pointing out how hopeless they are and whilst in denial, they waste time blaming the messenger. Mumbles has a piece on how they have always got their leadership selection wrong over the last decade
The Greens and the ALP are undergoing a trail separation. Christine Milne says, amongst other things, that the ALP have put the interests of Evil Big Mining ahead of the country. I think she’s talking about the ALP’s decision on the Tarkine reserve. Bourke decided to base his decision on jobs rather than endangered species,
Illegal refugees are sewing their lips together in Nauru. Apparently they are disappointed that they didn’t progress straight to a life of social security wealth. Pity we couldn’t talk some of the Human Rights spokespeople into doing something similar, or at least shutting up about our unwanted trespassers. Others are on a hunger strike. Yawn!
Craig Thomson at his filing hearing; “What was disappointing about today was it became clear that not only was last Thursday wrongly done by the police, but after 18 months in relation to investigating this matter they still don’t even have witnesses that they’re able to produce for us in terms of some of these
Gillard announces election to be held on 14 Sep handing the Coalition a huge advantage. Day One – ALP Craig Thomson arrested and charge with 149 incidences of fraud. Day Two - McClelland announces retirement Day Three - Ms Roxon and Senate leader Chris Evans announce retirement How’s it all working out for you so far Julia?
Blewitt takes a caning as Gillard. points out that he is not be trusted as, among other sins, he consorts with prostitutes. We shouldn’t believe anything he says and should take Gillard’s word before his. Blewitt’s consorting with prostitutes must be different than Thomson’s consorting as his word is to be trusted and his voted