What did the judge find? Drum roll:
So one former Labor prime minister had her renovations paid for with stolen money and did not tell the truth about it, and the man wanting to be the next Labor Prime Minister in all probability wanted it hushed up. So finds the royal commissioner.
And this is a story the ABC and many Canberra press gallery journalists refused for years to cover or take seriously.
Michael Smith is vindicated, and deserves an apology, from a lot of people. Michael Smith and Bob Kernohan pictured. I’d suggest Bob should be compensated, and Smithy should sue. Read about it here.
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Michael Smith has the details:
The crooks and liars are named, and charges are recommended. It’s a who’s who of Labor and the Unions
From the land of flakes, fruit and nuts, some sanity:
Yes, someone (Debra Saunders) at the SF Chronicle, in a rare moment of clarity.
I have a theory as to why Americans don’t worry all that much about global warming: High-profile purveyors of climate change don’t push for reductions in greenhouse gases so much as focus on berating people who do not agree with their opinions. They call themselves champions of “the science” — yet focus on ideology more than tangible results.
Their language is downright evangelical. […]
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Extraordinary sacrifices at their ABC:
The terrible injustice continues:
He said other reporters who had worked for more than 10 hours covering the Martin Place siege were also targeted for redundancy.
More than 10 hours! What extraordinary dedication. Why, some of them may have even missed their aftrenoon yoga classes.
Shaking my head … and a missed story in the SMH. Continue reading
A real milestone reached today …
200,000 page views.
Now, 200,027 views
Nearly 1,200 followers I thank especially, and hope to live up to your trust.
It’s taken … 7,824 Posts
While some of my favorite blogs get this in a day, or a week or a month, I am still ecstatic to get this far from a little ‘ole country town like Broome.
Thanks to all those who come here to see pindanpost, I will try to keep up the posts though I do have a big work load in helping get the indigenous business I consult for on a sound footing. Things have been proceeding along at a great pace, with yet another maintenance contract of a new public park starting this week.
A new playground is a feature, and all trees and shrubs are indigenous to the Kimberley, and supplied by our nursery. Other pics show our workers ‘doing it tough, a number of them are part of doing ‘Work for the Dole’ as a preliminary to jobs becoming available as the business expands.
Sturt’s Desert Pea
I hate having to tell ‘their’ ABC, but guys, it hasn’t warmed in 20 years (worst luck, I wish it would). That means you have little idea what you are talking about, just believe everything you are told if it fits the agenda. Why don’t you ask a few simple questions?
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