Tuesday 9th of February 2016

the NSW repo man...

 

repo man

"Secure, affordable housing that is connected to transport and jobs, to education and support services, is a crucial piece of the puzzle for reducing poverty and disadvantage in this state," she said.

Ms Howe said she believed the fund had the potential to deliver "far more" than 3000 additional homes.

IPA chief executive Brendan Lyon said the fund "will see thousands of people get stable housing and tailored support services, but it also begins to trial new ways to solve the public housing backlog".

However, opposition spokesman for social housing, Tania Mihailuk, questioned why the government needed to subsidise developers in "a booming housing market" with rents "on the rise".

a troublesome pair of religious budgies does the usa...

tony's religious budgies.

Who is paying for the proselytising trips of Tony Abbott and Kevin Andrews to the USA? Taxpayers? Churches? Are these trips going down as investigation for parliamentary purposes when we know they're not?

 

 

Tony Abbott's sister and same-sex marriage campaigner Christine Forster has expressed concern about his upcoming visit to anti-gay marriage and anti abortion Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) group in the US this week.

the tin man ...

the tin man ...

Politicians say a lot of things in public, and so it’s only natural that occasionally they will use words incorrectly. Lampooning sometimes follows, and in most cases the mistakes should be quickly forgotten and forgiven. (The exception being gaffes, where an inadvertent truth is revealed, but we can talk about that another time – I’m sure it won’t be long until we have an excuse.)

the abominable "NO" man ....

the abominable "NO" man ...

It's all starting to fray badly around the edges for Malcolm Turnbull, writes Bob Ellis.

I myself malcolmus republicus is waiting for the old banana to wilt...

malcolm bananas

 

"With great respect to those who don't share my views and recognising our proud history of European settlement in this country and beyond, over 200 years and more, I will lend my voice to the republican movement in this country," General Morrison said in his acceptance speech on Monday night.

the australian dream ...

the australian dream ...

 

Is Australia really a multicultural safe haven of equal opportunity? Or is racism more prevalent than ever before?

freezing his nuts off...

selfie

 

Joe Hockey has had a very chilly reception in Washington DC as he starts his new job as Australia's Ambassador to the United States. 

Mr Hockey has arrived in the US capital to take up the plum diplomatic job, just in time to experience the "snowmageddon​" that is sweeping the area first-hand

He has posted several photos to Twitter showing the Ambassador's residence blanketed in snow, as well as a  "snelfie" (snow selfie), complete with slight grimace and hoodie. 

 

god bless america, her guns, her greed, her glib idiots, goosestomping to a white house, an alaskan moose and yip yip yaphank...

god bless america

US Republican front-runner Donald Trump says he could stand in New York's Fifth Avenue "and shoot somebody" and not lose voters.

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