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Captain Cook was the first QUEUE JUMPER – This Country needs a Fucking Shake Up (Wake UP)

Yeas, I know I feel the need to post this song periodically, but, after the last month or so, with BORDER FORCE and the like, I totally think it’s time again Well I’m left sitting here staring into a beer shaking my head at the same ol’ loathing and fear Stranger in my own land,…

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On the so-called “conscience vote”

So, there’s this thing in Australian politics where, despite signing up for a certain party and normally being help to vote to what the party thinks, means thaat individual members of parliament are allowed to make a “Consceince Vote” when it comes to matters where, basically, religion may come into play. A conscience vote or…

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So, there’s no more Lambie and The Brick in PUP

We had thought that THIS was the end of Lambie and the Brick… But, there’s only one member of the Palmer United Party left in the senate, after Lazarus and Lambie left…. @phonakins @TheRoastTV @humphriesmark Something like this I imagine :) pic.twitter.com/ybtY1DU1wk — Jazz Twemlow (@JazzTwemlow) March 14, 2015 \ A sad sad day Classic…

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Un- and Under- Employment, Mental Illness, and me

Mulling over a few things today, prompted a little by the welfare reform report and various opinion and news pieces generated by it, along with discussion by friends about the good and the bad of the proposals and their potential to help and hinder those needing support. I also, just now, realised that it’s been…

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No, Tony Abbott, you can’t dismiss social media as ‘electronic graffiti’ (via The Conversation)

No, Tony Abbott, you can't dismiss social media as 'electronic graffiti' By Collette Snowden, University of South Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s announcement of a knighthood for Prince Philip on Australia Day sparked both a mainstream and social media storm. But Abbott’s response to this backlash, when he casually dismissed the public expression of incredulity…

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