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Winning elections as easy as ABC

Winning elections as easy as ABC

In a perfect world, elections should be free and fair, and based on the relative merits of the policy proposals provided by each political..

July 1, 2016 with 4 Comments
Who are you Tony Abbott

Who are you Tony Abbott

‘Who are you?’. A simple enough question and, in most cases, should elicit a straight forward response. When asked of a prime minister,..

February 25, 2015 with 2 Comments
Tony Abbott loses the plot again

Tony Abbott loses the plot again

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the Prime Minister Tony Abbott, he makes the bizarre decision to award Prince..

January 26, 2015 with 3 Comments
Tony Abbott and an Australian coup

Tony Abbott and an Australian coup

Much has been mentioned about the military coup in Thailand last month, but there has been a more significant attempted coup, albeit a..

June 8, 2014 with 5 Comments
Election 2013: The final countdown

Election 2013: The final countdown

The Final Countdown was a grand hit in 1986 by the Swedish band Europe and, finally, here we are: it’s the final week of the Election..

September 1, 2013 with 1 Comment
WikiLeaks: A leaky boat?

WikiLeaks: A leaky boat?

The WikiLeaks Party ‘was never meant to be a front for [The Greens]’, Julian Assange said from London yesterday, in an interview with..

August 30, 2013 with 15 Comments
Day 7: The grate debate

Day 7: The grate debate

We’ve mentioned in previous postings, that for Kevin Rudd to seize the election campaign and put the ALP back on track, he’d..

August 11, 2013 with 0 Comments
Day 6: Candidates lost, perhaps the election as well

Day 6: Candidates lost, perhaps the election as well

To lose one candidate in one day is a tragedy, but to lose two is carelessness. I realise this is paraphrasing a cliché from The..

August 10, 2013 with 0 Comments
Day 5: The pink batts are released

Day 5: The pink batts are released

No, the headline is not about some sort of vampirical fantasy, or a new T20 cricket franchise. It’s about those thin sheets of..

August 9, 2013 with 1 Comment
Day 3: Politics as usual

Day 3: Politics as usual

This is turning out to be a very strange election campaign. Perhaps it because former Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, made the ill-fated..

August 8, 2013 with 0 Comments
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