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#FFSF Piss off the bloody Factions!

31 Jan2014
I am going to upset many of my mates on Twitter, but I have to say it, ALP have seriously underwhelmed me as an Opposition party, in fact, when I see factional rubbish like the’ SA Farrell vs Weatherill’ [...] Read More...

$200 Marriage Counselling voucher is offensive & smells to me

23 Jan2014
Reading the news this morning and coming across “Federal Government offers newlyweds $200 voucher to attend marriage counselling” I nearly choked on my coffee, I thought when that was suggested prior to the [...] Read More...

Why is a cop held to a higher standard of integrity than an MP?

18 Jan2014
So far our shiny new ‘No Surprises, No Excuses’ Government has been anything but what was promised in that statement at the Liberal launch in August 2013. I will leave it to the policy experts to detail all [...] Read More...

@jackietrad on fire with #poorprem

18 Jan2014
Having said that, I have been really cranky that since Bill Shorten got the top job for the ALP he has been pretty much AWOL. We all remember in the previous Government how you would be watching Sky or ABC24 and [...] Read More...

Shorten, Abbott deliver new year message. Not really...

02 Jan2014
So... Last year on New Year’s day I was feral, all morning I saw both PM Julia Gillard AND OL Tony Abbott delivering their New Year’s messages, this fake ‘balance’ incensed me so much I did a post “Prime [...] Read More...

#VLAD Look over there... Bikies!

21 Dec2013
Friends, Australians, Country-Person’s where is your VLAD outrage? Warning: This rant contains the mangling of famous sayings & serious dripping sarcasm ;-) Read More...

Real Life or Twitter, a Grub is a Grub

25 Nov2013
Everybody loves to bash Social Media, particularly Twitter, everyone from media talking heads, politicians & sportsmen to B Grade celebrities have had their say in print media & television decrying the nastiness [...] Read More...

Clive Palmer media hysteria is an insult to voters in Fairfax

03 Nov2013
I am getting really fed up with reading all the ridiculous hyperbole in regard to Clive Palmer , finally, being named as MP for Fairfax. This is my backyard and I have had enough. I am not personally a fan of [...] Read More...

She’ll be right... Not!

29 Oct2013
Question: Your kid or partner was stung by something that swelled really quickly & looked nasty, what would you do? Answer: Immediately go to Doctor as something about the situation just did not sit ‘right’ [...] Read More...

#FFSF Warren Mundine's racist tweet is beyond the pale

04 Oct2013
I will start with a statement: “I despise racism, homophobia, religious intolerance, sexism, you name it... I honestly fail to comprehend how human beings cannot be respectful of each other FULL STOP.” I do [...] Read More...

When did we become complacent and take our eye off the ball?

18 Sep2013
What saddens me more is that there is very little outrage about this situation? Within 24 hours we had vague comments by the likes of David Speers on Sky which normally started with “The ALP have criticised.. [...] Read More...

Where are the 'Women of Merit'?

16 Sep2013
The whole of Ms Gillard’s period of Prime Ministership after her now world famous Misogyny Speech we have been told that Mr Abbott does not have a “Woman Problem”. No, No, No, I have been told many times [...] Read More...

We took an Each Way bet in the Senate, there is NO Mandate

09 Sep2013
The vast majority of media have achieved their objective of getting Mr Abbott the top job, so I fail to understand why they are continuing to just repeat verbatim whatever comes out of the Coalition PR department [...] Read More...

KRudd! I've a better line for you: Folks are dumb where I come from

28 Aug2013
WARNING! I will offend in the below, most is said in the most sarcastic tone, visualise red creeping up the neck from Blood Pressure and you will get an idea. I am normally a very proud Queenslander, State of [...] Read More...

I am the audience of The New Front Page

26 Aug2013
As a punter, books written on media, particularly ones based on the relationship between traditional media institutions and the internet fascinate me. Not because I have any wonderful attraction to wanting to be a [...] Read More...
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