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Romances of the White Day

A real-time review by Des Lewis

ROMANCES OF THE WHITE DAY

Stories by John Howard, Mark Valentine and Ron Weighell

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That Tony Abbott Song

By Mike Welsh

Given I’d knocked out scores of corny ditties for radio shows, including for Prime Ministers Howard (little Johnny H) and Gillard (Julia G the Ginger Dreamboat), and not to forget the Rudd Rapp, in the spirit of partisan political piss-taking I felt obligated to work on one for the (almost) latest Lodge occupant. 295 more words

Tony Abbott

The Buck Stops here...

I watched a lengthy interview of Paul Keating the other day.  It traversed his time in politics with Bob Hawke  Keating and Hawke are  both ex Prime Ministers of Australia, with Keating serving as Treasurer to Hawke.  724 more words

Politics

Peter Costello Declares: 'I Could Have Been Queen Of England!'

Former treasurer and serial smirker Peter Costello has told The (un)Australian in a soon to be published interview piece, that, had circumstances been different, he would have been declared the Queen of England. 203 more words

The UnAustralian

Memo to Reince Priebus and Republican National Committee: HIRE Lynton Crosby for 2016 GOP Campaign!

Chairman Preibus and Republican National Committee members.  We are getting closer to the beginning of the 2016 presidential campaign and the imperative to defeat Hillary Clinton and began restoring fiscal solvency, administrative integrity and competence, and morality to national economic, foreign policy/national security, and social policy.   355 more words

Conservative Politics

“I’m just a boy whose intentions are good; Please don’t let me be misunderstood.”

A photo in the current issue of The Monthly shows Bob Hawke and John Howard seated together at a public event to honour the memory of a deceased Prime Minister. 495 more words

Life

May 6th, 2004 - John Howard tries to kill off renewable energy in Australia.

This site doesn’t normally go for super-long quotes. But the following is just a bloody corker, from page 11 of Clive Hamilton’s 2007 “Scorcher: The Dirty Politics of Climate Change” 523 more words

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