Federal Labor appears to think that the government is spending too much money by putting $6 million into developing a smartphone/tablet language app for children.
Given that Labor annihilated well over $400 billion of our money on ill-conceived junk, its comments here are about as useful as a convicted paedophile giving child healthcare tips.
Continue reading “Finance – Labor Style”
Turnbull and Morrison simply refuse to accept any responsibility for fixing the federal budget. To recap, we have:
Continue reading “Turnbull Keeps Spending”
Emily Moulton of news.com.au asks whether WA squandered its ‘mining riches’:
IT HAS been billed as a once in lifetime boom, one that brought unprecedented riches to the ‘wild west’. But what has Western Australia actually got to show for the mining boom?
For many years, WA was long been regarded as the poor, long-distance cousin, the one you saw at family get-togethers but never really paid much attention to.
Aside from demonstrating her sheer ignorance to a whole state of people and the contribution they have made to our country (17% of national GDP in 2013-14), Continue reading “At Least WA Has Something to Show for it’s Debt”
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.
Continue reading “Families Making $150,000 a Year Don’t Need Welfare”
Three days ago, I wrote that Turnbull’s biggest challenge was all about the money.
I am honoured that someone of Henry Ergas’ eminence agrees with me. For those without a subscription to The Australian, Andrew Bolt provides a meaty excerpt of the article here.
If it wasn’t Ergas, I’d have thought that my material had been swiped!