What an absolute bullshit article this is. Written by an American right-wing thinktank pushing a conservative agenda with absolutely no understanding of Australian politics, Australian Liberalism, the Australian economic landscape or demographic. A TEA Party in Oz??? Not bloody likely!
Airbus nears search zone for teen sailor Abby Sunderland Base operating cost for an A330-300 comes out to A$6,372.73/block hour, according to CASA. A 14 hour round trip out of Perth comes out to just a tad under A$90,000. Hope Daddy has plenty of folding stuff stacked away. QANTAS and Western Australia’s emergency services will want their costs covered.
I’m sick to death of hearing & reading about the Resource Super Profits Tax, aren’t you?
Greg Sheridan isn’t a journalist I have a great deal of regard for.
Remember this? It took a week or so, but Julia Gillard’s office came through for me. They’re just a cheap and nasty biro, not at all unlike the government which spawned them, however to me, they’re keepsakes. Oddities from a time when Australian society was ashamed to stand up and say, “Yeh, I’m proud to be Australian” because none of us were really. Can we stand up & say it now? Too early to tell, but at least the air’s fresher these days, metaphorically speaking anyway.
While we’re on the subject of editorial influence, I can’t help but wonder of who’s volition this comes from. “On Saturday morning November 24, 2007, I (Caroline Overington) had an encounter with the Labor candidate for Wentworth, Mr George Newhouse, in circumstances that I sincerely regret. I hope that Mr Newhouse and I can put this incident behind us and I wish him all the best. The Australian regrets any embarrassment Mr Newhouse has endured and also wishes him well.” Ooooh, how that must have hurt!
What’s more telling about this article are the comments which follow it. Eleven years of inaction are weighing heavily on this government
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