Tag Archives: The Greens

Greens Gob-Smacked

“A third of our members aren’t as stupid as I thought …” Who needs an alarm clock? The sounds of gob-smacked Green jaws dropping into their breakfast bowls all across our nation this morning was enough to wake anyone up. As … Continue reading

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Out, Damn Spot.

 Adam Bandt The Greens have long tried to cover up their sense of guilt over the drowning of 1200 boat people by attacking the very solution that put an end to their recklessness– the Coalition’s Border Protection Policy. Now that … Continue reading

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Greens Defence Policy

Peter Whish-Wilson Greens Defence Spokesperson Of course the Greens oppose the $50 billion submarine contract and the rest of the 54 ship-building projects announced by the Coalition, opting to build a few canoes in Adelaide instead, just to prove the Coalition’s … Continue reading

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Give Islam An Inch …

Creeping Shariah in Indonesia The caning of the 66 year old Christian woman for selling alcohol in the Indonesian province of Aceh last week is more proof of the insidious and diabolical nature of Shariah Law. Once any of it … Continue reading

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Protection Racket Hijacked

Dismay and disbelief across Muslim Australia today as community leaders condemned Abbott’s latest Islamophobic outrage.  Amid scenes of consternation, of much wailing and gnashing of teeth, reminiscent of much of their community’s grief over the thwarted mass-murder attempt on a train in France a few … Continue reading

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Beware Of Greeks Accepting Gifts

Imagine my surprise at the ‘Really Stuffed Zucchini‘ Greek restaurant in downtown Brisbane today when my attempt to display solidarity with the Greek people by declining to pay for my lunch was politely, but firmly rejected. After a bit of a contretemps … Continue reading

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18c or not 18c? That is the question.

I’m in two minds about the possible repeal of section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act because of its implications for my column. On the one hand, with 18c still in force, I feel I would be grossly offending the … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Elections (Part 2)

The instant I touch down at ‘Uncle Bob’s Green and Gay International Airport,’ the hopelessly deluded Larissa Waters’ dream of Tasmania’s Utopia is in shatters. Sixteen years of rule by deranged progressives has turned it into Australia’s worst nightmare. Out … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Elections (Part 1)

An urgent phone call from New York today has me off to Tasmania, seconded at the last minute to the UN’s team of international observers monitoring the elections. Since it was officially listed as a third-world country after the Labor/Greens … Continue reading

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If A Tree Falls In The Forest, And Nobody Is There to Hear It …?

“If Scott Ludlum talks garbage in the Senate, and no one is in the chamber to hear it, is it still garbage?” The answer is, of course, yes. Despite the chamber being that (completely empty), through the benefit of TV … Continue reading

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