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Albo sticks it up extremist Greensparty #auspol

Deputy Prime Minister Albanese: “I’m a strong environmentalist, but I’m opposed to the extremism and sloganism of the Greens and we will take it on.”

Backlash against “rigged” local government referendum grows #auspol

Tim Wilson from the IPA speaks for many worried about the integrity of the local government constitutional referendum, where the Yes case will receive $10M+ of taxpayers’ and ratepayers’ funds while the No case will only get $500K.

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For the election savants among you: Detailed analysis of likely Senate result from Tasmania #auspol #politas

For the election savants among you: Detailed analysis of likely Senate result from Tasmania by the extremely thorough Dr Kevin Bonham.

Which occupations vote Greensparty? The answer – mostly – won’t surprise you #auspol

The list of occupations most likely to vote for the Greensparty is truly a celebration of inner-city wankerdom, starring social professionals, environmental scientists, visual artists and craftists, graphic designers, social workers, lawyers and even judges(!), intelligence agents(!), welfare workers, psychologists

When Howard was PM, Greensparty and ALP haters endorsed CD saying “Gun Him Down” and he’s a “Filthy Slut” #auspol

Andrew Bolt, a much more polite, decent and intelligent man than given credit for by some who don’t like his political views, was one of the first and most emphatic to condemn Fairfax Radio Howard Sattler’s crude attack on the

PM to attend Hazel Hawke’s funeral on day scheduled for last caucus meeting before federal poll

The Opposition has granted PM Gillard a pair for June 25th, so she can attend Hazel Hawke’s funeral. This also happens to be the last scheduled caucus meeting before the planned federal election.

The federal election could be as late as November 30th

While the PM has foreshadowed her intention to call the federal election for September 14th, it could still be held earlier or as late as the end of November this year.

LOSING THEIR SOUL: Since Bob Brown’s departure, the nasty underbelly of the Greensparty is on display

The Greensparty's latest internal scandal, involving a discrimination claim against it by a former candidate and activist suffering from depression, has rocked the smug, secretive party. Coming on top of multiple reports of unpaid staff and abusive treatment, many are wondering whether the party is capable of acting consistently with the values they claim to have.

CLIVE WASTED: We so wanted to love Australia’s Ross Perot but he’s making it impossible

Clive Palmer could have been a contender if he'd positioned himself as a high-achieving champion of limited government, prosperity and aspiration. Instead his Palmer party is increasingly looking like a very silly, ill-considered vanity project that could leave him humiliated despite spending many millions of dollars at the next election. Is it too late for Clive Palmer's party to avoid becoming the next Titanic?

GETTING OLD: 60-year-old Christine Milne calls 59-year-old Martin Ferguson an “old-stager”

Slagging people off for being too old for public service is mostly an impertinence best left to those who turned it into an art-form: the Baby Boomer generation. They've mostly been notoriously tough to move on from positions of power themselves. There's no better example of that than the oldies dominated Greensparty that has the oldest political party leadership and yet constantly refers to "old parties." Yesterday, their leader Christine Milne even slagged off retiring Labor legend Martin Ferguson as an "old stager." Would it be impolite to point out her age?


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