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THE SLIPPER DROPS: But conservative dreams of an early election go unfulfilled

Nick Mack is outraged about the smears against Tony Abbott being a misogynist and thinks middle Australia isn't buying the latte sipper talking points.

POLITICS OF PERSONAL DESTRUCTION: Slipper quits, government reaps what it sowed

Former Speaker Peter Slipper has been treated very shabbily indeed by both sides of politics. Now he's resigned, we hope he torments the lot of them.

LIFE OF THE PARTY: James Ashby accused of procuring unwitting young men for HIV positive millionaire mate for pleasure palace “partying”

Speaker Peter Slipper's accuser James Ashby has some serious credibility issues he needs to explain. We dig deep in Sunshine Coast muck to shed new light on the character of this devious and dangerous young man.

BRISBANE BUZZES: Was James Ashby paid $50,000 to make his sexual harassment complaint against Slipper?

Political insiders are well aware of widespread talk that Speaker Peter Slipper's harassment/Cabcharge accuser James Ashby was paid $50,000 (with promise of free legals) to initiate Federal Court proceedings against him. Ashby - and those associated with him - could be getting into all sorts of trouble if it's true.

BLOWBACK: Peter Slipper saga might end up bad news for the Coalition

Many think there's a lot more to the James Ashby ambush of Speaker Peter Slipper than meets the eye. The Coalition will be hoping their young bomb-thrower stays solid. If Ashby was encouraged by Slipper's political rivals to dish the dirt, they are taking a big punt the flamboyant young man won't blab.

BIG SHOES TO FILL: Peter Slipper to become Speaker, government to gain selfless Harry Jenkins’ vote

The minority Labor government will have its numbers boosted by one as a result of Harry Jenkins resigning as Speaker and their decision to support Liberal MP Peter Slipper in the role.

JOKESHOT: It’s a shame we can’t live export Rob Oakeshott

Country member of the House of Representatives Rob Oakeshott revealed his inner fool once again yesterday, inadvertently or recklessly nearly taking out a well-regarded Speaker, embarrassing the government, inconveniencing the Opposition and making Club Fed in its entirety look even less adequate than normal.

ANOTHER ONE: VEXNEWS is first with the worst again on Slipper preselection woes

image VEXNEWS readers are always the first to know. In yet another VEXNEWS exclusive, back in September we revealed that former Liberal minister Mal Brough was preparing to take out Peter Slipper for LNP preselection for the safe seat of Fisher.…

DIRTY POOL: Peter Slipper’s mates refute campaign of fear and smear

It's been a hell of a week for Queensland Liberal Peter Slipper but his supporters say he's just begun to fight.

HEF’S HELLFIRE: The War on Slipper cuts to the car chase

Colourful NSW Liberal Senator Bill Heffernan is said to have told parliamentary colleagues a very colourful tale about Peter Slipper, a car chase and a Sydney dungeon. Sources close to the Senator emphatically deny this.

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