What is it with the extreme Left and its thirst for authoritarianism? According to one lawyer, we need a ‘world court’ to deal with ‘false claims by climate sceptics’:
As a percentage, how much of our total taxes do you think should be spent on social security and welfare? Before you come up with your number, try to think of all the things we expect our federal government to do when it comes to health, education, defence, major infrastructure, international relations and disaster relief (just to name a few).
Good, now keep your nominated percentage in mind.
You can see why the unions were lobbying so hard to have Deyson Heydon removed and to try and have the Royal Commission shut down. It’s amazing to think that these guys thought that they could get away with such brazen conduct:
When socialists are in power, it’s often only a matter of time before they run out of other people’s money.
It takes a lot to get Moody’s off their backsides and downgrade the credit rating of a ‘wealthy, well-diversified economy’, so full credit to Hollande’s administration for this achievement reported on Sky News:
Adam Goodes is a champion footballer and one of the very best of his generation. By all accounts, he’s also an absolute gentlemen who gives a lot back to the community.
Malcolm Farr of news.com.au is more to the Left than Jimmy Hendrix’s guitar handedness was. So it comes as no surprise when he gives Shorten the ‘simply unknown’ treatment in referring us to David Marr’s ‘Faction Man’ essay. At the risk of knocking your socks off, I can inform you that David Marr is a ‘progressive political and social commentator’.
Three days ago, I wrote that Turnbull’s biggest challenge was all about the money.
If it wasn’t Ergas, I’d have thought that my material had been swiped!
Two days ago, I suspected that Turnbull was going to have his refugee resolve tested. Firstly, there was Jaffari who set himself on fire. Then there was the open letter to Turnbull penned by asylum seekers at Manus Island.
Now, there’s a lot more to come as Greg Sheridan of The Australian outlines: