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Clive’s sexism: Hallelujah the media see the light

04 Jun2014
I would seriously suggest that before you - the media* - go lecturing us punters about outrage in regard to sexism that you take a good hard look at yourselves, your past inaction invalidates you and does NOT give [...] Read More...

Ricky is too busy for PM Abbott, what about the rest of us?

30 May2014
Senator elect, Ricky Muir has pretty much dissed any discussions with PM saying "he cannot get time off from his job at a rural sawmill in regional Victoria". Now I really like Judith Ireland, I like the way she [...] Read More...

Frances Abbott scholarship: Corner PM for answers or his daughter?

23 May2014
I don’t know about you, but I am one of those daggy old fashioned types that honestly feel that ‘family’ of high profile people should always be off limits to media and in turn, we the public. Read More...

Look! You Punters just don’t understand 'time honoured' traditions ok?

05 May2014
I saw some awful reports in regard to poor Joe Hockey, our esteemed Treasurer, 'being for sale' in the paper this morning. Scurrilous journalism at it's best.  Sky News was right onto this outr [...] Read More...

Unhand that Women's Service Sir!

28 Apr2014
I had already started to write about Family Violence before I became aware of the decision of the NSW State government to put Women’s Refuge services out to tender. This decision seems frighteningly irrespon [...] Read More...

Barry O’Farrell gives punters Easter cheer

19 Apr2014
Ok we all know that Sydney is the centre of the Universe; just ask every major paper and the TV Stations. This week has been particularly bad for those that are not fortunate enough to live in the most important [...] Read More...

Pulling The Wool Over Our Eyes

19 Apr2014
I read today a story in the courier mail online news. Titled - "As Tony Abbott puts the Budget together, he is being haunted by statements of campaigns past" MALCOLM FARR NATIONAL POLITICAL EDITOR NEWS.COM.AU [...] Read More...

Help us help you! #MyBroadbandvReality Super Sized

13 Apr2014
We need your help! The NBN as we 'expected' it died this week. Sadly it did so with a whimper, worse, it has had very little media exposure at all. Read More...

Queensland needs an Upper House and bi-partisan CMC & PCMC

05 Apr2014
Queensland, unlike other states in this country does not have an upper house such as a Senate, this is called a ‘Unicameral Legislature’, again, a terminology I have found in recent times, is unknown by many [...] Read More...

The Queensland Government is just taking the piss now!

28 Mar2014
OK I am calling it! The pay rises for Queensland Government politicians is bullshit! I understand that politicians need a decent pay. What I don’t understand after watching the news & reading papers around [...] Read More...

Finally! @YaThinkN's inner #Bigot has a chance to fly free with the repeal of #18C

25 Mar2014
Alrighty, I am all for free speech. Hell, even ripe speech, you should hear me when a neighbour turns his chain saw or dreaded leaf-blower on early Sunday morning, my speech will be flowing very freely. As an [...] Read More...

#‎MyBroadbandvReality Achievement Unlocked ;-)

14 Mar2014
Pretty cool win in the last few days. Our social media crowd-sourced submission to the Senate Select Committee on the NBN, actually got mentioned in the Senate hearings on the 12th of March, to Mr Ziggy Switkowski [...] Read More...

What do you use the Internet for?

11 Mar2014
Ok, I know we asked for your help in regard to our “#MyBroadbandvReality submission to the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network”, and we appreciated all the help we received, but our [...] Read More...

Senator Ludlam has 'been noted’

06 Mar2014
I have been fascinated watching twitter in the last 24 hours going off with the astonishing “Senator Ludlam welcomes Tony Abbott to WA” video. Being a fan of democracy, obviously many I associate with are of [...] Read More...

My Broadband vs Reality

20 Feb2014
Mr Broadband aka Malcolm Turnbull the Federal Member for Wentworth and our esteemed Minister for Communications did a press conference this afternoon. I don't have the written transcript of the press conference [...] Read More...
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