The RBA did what it telegraphed last week and dropped the cash rate by 25 basis points. Government is now using that rate cut as propaganda, claiming a duel income family on $120k/annum before tax, with a $400k mortgage, are $3,000/annum better off.
I don’t accept Katharine Murphy’s premise of not reporting on this sorry business, simply because she couldn’t verify the yarn. She shoots herself in the journalistic foot in at least two points in her “don’t-shoot-me-I’m-a-journalist” piece. “I’ve known Joyce, and his former wife Natalie, for ages. We all grew up in the same part of the world.” yeh….uh huh….and??? “The feedback I got in the time I had available to make inquiries was people weren’t speaking on the record.” In the time she had available??!! If that’s not a cop out, I’m not here and I’m not writing this. Let’s […]
Over the weekend just gone, we’ve seen an abject failure of the political system as we all thought we understood it.
‘none so blind as those who will not see’
Culture wars…….we seem to have these on-again-off-again ideological stoushes every single time conservatives enter government.