Monday 29th of May 2017

the governm'nt love youse...

love youse

Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull says drug testing welfare recipients and potentially managing their spending is "a policy based on love".

quite pleased with himself... you will pay more tax.

scomo...

Too busy to watch the Treasurer deliver his budget speech in Parliament last night?

Don't worry.

We're like that awesome mate at uni who went to all the lectures then shared the notes with you.

incompetence and conspiracy mix...

csiro

Most government cockups happen when politics interferes with good administration, resulting in stupid decisions. Conspiracy, which requires careful thought, is rarely present.

guns and no roses...

gunning...

Former federal Labor opposition leader turned media commentator Mark Latham has announced he will join the Liberal Democrats Party, headed by David Leyonhjelm.

Mr Latham revealed his decision in a post on his Facebook page, saying he was returning to politics to "play a role in fighting for our national values".

puppeteers of the middle orient...

turnaround...

Has Mossad infiltrated the CIA? The answer could be an overstatement. But is Israel controlling the US government? The answer is complex and not a question of “control” but that of persuasion. When the magician tells you you’re a chicken, you’re a chicken. You believe you’re a chicken. 

together, the camembert...

the camembert

Sanity has prevailed... extremism has been defeated. The soft-centred Macron wins the day by more than 65 per cent of the votes while 25 per cent could not be bothered and 12 per cent voted for the General de Gaulle... 

Macron announces he is going to make sure there will be no need for extremism in the country. And all is well that finishes well says Monsieur Voltaire...

deconstructing the privatisation scam ….

deconstructing the privatisation scam ….

It is increasingly evident how pernicious the privatisation myth is. Two recent examples have underlined it: the failings in Australia’s privatised energy grid and the usurious pricing in airport car parks. Both examples demonstrated that it is folly to expect a public benefit to inevitably emerge from private profit seeking.  

defining "culture" at the cross roads...

"the"gate by moonlight (picture by Gus)

A new poll shows that more than half of Germans support the idea of introducing a “dominant culture” as recently presented by the country’s Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. His proposals ignited debate in political circles and on social media.

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