Category Archives: Kevin Rudd

University Days

Kevin Rudd 29th November ___________________________________________________________ BACK AT THE HUNTING LODGE, President Rodrigo Duterte tells me more about Kevin Rudd, whom he knew during his younger student days, studying Chinese together at Hong Kong University. In the first few months, our … Continue reading

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On Safari

Philippine Warty Pig 27th November ___________________________________________________________ ON SAFARI WITH PRESIDENT DUTERTE in western Luzon. The rare sighting of a Warty Pig turns the conversation, naturally, to Kevin Rudd. Duterte’s regard for self-serving politicians has always been philosophical: a kind of … Continue reading

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August 18, 2019

Rudd – Stupid Look DANIEL ANDREWS’ WEIRD smile reminded me of Gillard’s description of the stupid look on Rudd’s face every time he came out of his private, ‘Think Tank’ room. According to Gillard’s memoirs, far from formulating Labor’s ‘Big … Continue reading

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Manus Triumph

‘Peter The Great’ Ticker-tape parade? After the latest victory at the now closed Manus Island facility, where the 800-odd IMA (illegal Maritime Arrivals) have been finally forced to bugger off somewhere else, it’s probably a little too early for victory … Continue reading

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Rudd – Joy and Dancing in the Streets

Leigh Sales (“What the hell have I got to do with this???”) To the Humane Society in Balmain today – deep inside enemy territory. My motion to euthanise the senile Gillian Triggs out of deep compassion is carried unanimously and with enthusiastic applause, despite loud objections … Continue reading

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UN Reject

  “Oh, pooh!” Poor old Kevin. A few years back, 22 million preferred to elect a mad monk in budgie-smugglers rather than Rudd to lead the country. And now this. First, Kevin’s not fit to run Australia. Now Turnbull declares he’s not … Continue reading

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Rudd At the UN?

UN Secretary General Kewin Wudd (An artist’s impression) I can’t make up my mind about Rudd’s bid for the UN Secretary General post. Of course his credentials perfectly match the  job description (published on their website), so I can’t quibble about that: “Fatuous … Continue reading

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Surely Not!

SURELY NOT!!!!!!!!!! How can this possibly be? Talking about spectres, the ghost of Labor is back again. Fuck a big black duck: How can this possibly be???!!! How this little prick has come back from the dead defies all rational explanations. No … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Abbott – Et Tu, Julie?

Uncontrollable outpouring of tears from Australia’s new PM today after he pulled the knife out from Abbott’s back, wiped the blood off, and started chopping up a dozen onions in front of the cameras. “I am truly, so sorry I … Continue reading

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Shenhua: A Blot On The Landscape – 3

OF COURSE Tony Windsor was one of those treacherous Independents who helped support the Greens-Gillard Reign of Terror during those awful years, until Rudd came back from the back-benches, knifing Gillard brutally in the back and seizing power in a vicious … Continue reading

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