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Free money

The concept of free money is great. The counterfeiter and the swindler both pay their respects. People who love their jobs – who say, I would do this work for free – know the respectable side of the concept. 313 more words

Political Economy

Harry Reid admits Mitt Romney paid his taxes

 We all remember during the 2012 Presidential election when Harry Reid took to the Senate floor and emphatically stated the following:

“As we know, he has refused to release his tax returns.

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'First Russia. Now this.' Urge to compare Romney's NCAA bracket to Obama's is irresistible

Who wins tonight’s game between Duke and Wisconsin remains to be seen, but up to now, Mitt Romney’s NCAA bracket has pretty much nailed it: 236 more words

US Politics

Alistair Coe's Gungahlin quandary

Canberra Liberals deputy leader Alistair Coe is against the Capital Metro light rail project. This is no surprise to anyone.

But Coe’s re-election hopes in 2016 could lay on the people of Gungahlin – those same people who stand to gain the most from the first stage of Canberra’s tram network. 472 more words


Mitt Romney Says 'Binders Full of Women' Comment Didn't Hurt Him

Mitt Romney defended his oft-mocked presidential campaign comment about having “binders full of women,” dismissing the notion that it hurt his White House chances after recently opening up about some of his mistakes during the 2012 race. 148 more words

Canberra Liberals' website is living in 2002

It’s been 14 long years in opposition for the Canberra Liberals.

Although you wouldn’t know it from the party’s website, which claims the “Stanhope Labor government… plans on a loss-making budget next year”. 79 more words


"Duty" by Bob Gates, Secretary of Defense

As a moderately partisan voter, I found it instructive to read Bob Gates’ book, “Duty,” about his service as secretary of defense to presidents of two different parties. 190 more words

2012 Election