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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...

#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...

WTF! Tony Abbott is your BOSS Ms Scott, not your friend!

19 Aug2013
I am really busy at work at the moment & was going to let #SexAppeal go, thinking that others would step in & fill the void on the TV Stations & Newspapers as obviously they are corporate environments so very we [...] Read More...

Trust me, I do Volunteer ‘Stuff’

10 Aug2013
Yesterday I read a very good article by Jennifer Wilson “Let’s talk about trust”, how both Prime Minister Rudd and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott are both trying to pull the “Trust me, No! Trust me more. [...] Read More...

Due to the previous Governments mismanagement we have no choice but to...

07 Aug2013
Only a few days into the election and a lot of what Mr Abbott has been saying is sounding eerily similar to what Mr Newman said before the last Queensland State election. Setting up the stage for how bad the [...] Read More...

Tomorrow when the war began! Australia's 'national emergency'

25 Jul2013
Not the movie, the wonderful Tomorrow series written by John Marsden, where Australia was invaded but we never knew or were told who exactly it was that invaded us. Today’s coalition press conference was a bit [...] Read More...

PNG: That's what's going on, nothings fine I’m torn

19 Jul2013
I'm all out of faith, this is how I feel... I may be cold, not naked on the floor, but I am shamed :( I know Natalie Imbruglia's song was not about Asylum Seekers, but gee, at the moment, a lot of those words [...] Read More...

#FFSF Take a good hard look at yourselves

19 Jul2013
What has happened to this country? It is like the chicken & the egg scenario, are we drawn to sensationalism because it is handed to us by the media OR do the media mete out the ridiculous hyperbole because the [...] Read More...

#FFSF Keeping it Classy Australia

28 Jun2013
The blood sport that has been our politics has been particularly unedifying and to be perfectly frank, has depressed the hell out of me. I don’t mean the fanbois type cheering of Rudd vs Gillard camps, or the [...] Read More...

Politicians, Media & Feminists beware, our Youth pay more attention than you think

23 Jun2013
My daughter Caitlin ( @LacyMartini ) had her first foray into public activism yesterday and I have to say I was both thrilled and scared for her. I was thrilled that as a young person she was entering the [...] Read More...
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