Tag Archives: Tony Abbott

Of Vices and Newspaper Men

Thomas Mitchell [twitname]Thom_Mitchell[/twitname] It’s easy to satirise The Daily Telegraph. The News Corp paper has ceased any pretence of fairness or balance. Screaming headlines during the 2013 election – like the notorious “Kick this mob out”, “Does this guy ever shut up”, and the priceless, and pretty weird, “Hair brained; …

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What we could buy instead of shiny new jets

The Abbott government focused much of its election campaign on the supposed budget “emergency”. They’ve cut funding for higher education, welfare, foreign aid and environmental programs. In contrast, the government has also recently committed $12.4 billion to a new batch of Joint Strike Force (JSF) fighter jets, which will cost …

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