Tuesday 30th of August 2016

Gus Leonisky's blog

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mutton dressed up as lamb...

insults versus vilification...

The house of reps members are heading over to the Senate for the speech by the governor general, Sir Peter CosgroveBill Shorten and Malcolm Turnbull are walking together.

idiots chosen for their knowledge of lolly wrapper knock-knock jokes and Chinese fortune cookie proverbs....

experts...

The climate sceptic Liberal MP Craig Kelly has been appointed chairman of the backbench environment and energy committee, with National party MP Kevin Hogan as secretary.

car crash economics...

not even a car crash...

 

the battle of the media billionaires...

media moguls

It's hard to know where to start... 

moving the deck-chairs chez les zucchinis

S H-Y

South Australian Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been stripped of the immigration portfolio, in a major internal reshuffle.

"I fought hard to keep the immigration portfolio, but ultimately it was a decision of the leader of the party," Senator Hanson-Young said in a statement after The Greens meeting in Melbourne.

bad politics...

 

olympolitics

bernie sells out...

 

on revolution...

Bernie Sanders is set to launch a new organization fighting for progressive change across the country, but are the former presidential candidate’s supporters disenchanted?

no budging on budget...

 

lollipops...

these little bourgeois should be in prison...

HYPE

20 march 2016: The New South Wales Government has said it will allow a private operator to bid to run a medium-security jail on Sydney's north-western outskirts, while announcing that prisons that fail to cut reoffending rates will be put to competitive tender.

a dirty US war...

a dirty US war....

The dirty war on Syria will be settled on the battlefield.  International law is broken.

Powerful nations continue to enjoy impunity for their crimes, and they have no reason to expect that they will be prosecuted.

his legend preceded him...

putinus

The major American news network claims that the FBI is looking toward Russia for hacking into the New York Times and other news organizations. Where CNN got this information is unknown.

some are deliberately ignorant, some are blindly right-wing partisan, some are insane, some are tolerable ...

a pot of senators

Hearing the shrill from the new mad senators is mind numbing... And some of them will get to stay six long years... Let's hope that the new ignorant lot starts to study reality beyond their long-learned prejudices... Let's hope that the ultra right-wing mongrels start to see that their sponsors, the rich, are rorting society under the premise of dripping-down on the plebs and that the lefties abandon harsh refugee policies. Let's hope that all see that the planet is at a slow turning point of sort, with CO2 climbing sky high to dangerous levels due to our burning of fossil fuels. Global warming is real.

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