Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi has criticised Cabinet minister Malcolm Turnbull's response to conservative columnist Andrew Bolt as "unwise", "inappropriate" and "too strident".
According to Mungo MacCallum, we have already seen denial and anger from the Prime Minister, who is currently in the process of bargaining (which will doubtless end in depression). The only question remaining is, what sort of acceptance will we see come 2016?
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been roasted on a satirical US TV show that presented a highlight reel of some of his stickiest slip-ups and cringe-worthy comments.
HBO satirical news program Last Week Tonight with John Oliver aired a segment mercilessly lambasting Mr Abbott, and presenting clips of his most embarrassing career gaffes in a tongue-in-cheek effort to explain why his personal approval rating may have plunged to 30 per cent.
Progressive thinkers can't afford to disagree among ourselves as paralysis sets in.
A Federal Government backbencher says he would be happy to face random drug tests if the measure was put in place for welfare recipients and taxpayer-funded employees.
Liberal-National Party MP George Christensen says those in receipt of taxpayer benefits should be able to demonstrate they are drug-free.
from the Monthly …..
Sunday June one 2014... Comparing the awful Telegraph on the left and the reasonable Herald on the right... Actually the Telecrap pushes the ultra-rabid rightwing agenda, while the Herald is often in the middle...
Chickens raised for slaughter are bred to grow three times faster than normal. Many die from heart attacks. Some starve to death because their infant legs can’t carry their adult bodies to feed. Sows spend much of their lives pregnant, giving birth in tight steel cages with concrete floors.
HE insists it was a coincidental rendezvous, but two days after dining with Clive Palmer Malcolm Turnbull has admitted an “obvious” fact: the Coalition has to schmooze the PUP leader.
“We ought to be talking to him, engaging with him,” he said before adding “obviously not ceding ground”.