Twitter Updates

  • President Rudd’s holiday reading – http://twurl.nl/zi6kbi – Phillip Coorey on republican sentiment on this cannot-be-defended day. #
  • PM goes to extremes in playing Mr Tough Guy – http://twurl.nl/j4bs1i – Hugh Mackay on Kevin Rudd’s new-found penchant for hyperbole. #
  • Mackay is an astute observer of public sentiment, one of the first to detect the reasons for John Howard’s falling support. Take note KR… #
  • New blood and more protection for the PM – http://twurl.nl/0w8jlw – Glenn Milne on the rise of the Rudd govt’s baby-faced political killers. #
  • Milne makes a number of good points, including the observation that the Liberal Party’s rejuvenation lags way behind the ALP. #
  • Milne also explains the Rudd reshuffle in terms of factional and leadership power-plays. He also notes the big loser: Bill Shorten. #
  • Mr Fielding has been to Washington – http://twurl.nl/vhsjq6 – and we’re not getting an Emissions Trading Scheme any time soon. #
  • Fielding’s climate change seminar was hosted by The Heartland Institute – http://twurl.nl/yi53bh – Ayn Rand, Friedman, Hayek, et al. #
  • @CraigThomler Who…? in reply to CraigThomler #
  • Listening to brad fallon speak at universal events seminar in melbourne – looks like seo is not really on the agenda #
  • @aamory Family First got 1.88% of the primary vote in 2004. The Greens got 8.80% of primary vote. Fielding elected on prefs – right ratio? in reply to aamory #
  • RT @abcnewsTas: Bob Brown’s Senate seat at risk over $240,000legal bill – http://u.mavrev.com/8nh4 #
  • RT @BreakfastNews: Will Sen Fielding come on to debate solar flares? RT @fridley: he is too busy arguing the Earth is flat… #
  • RT @channelone: Conservatives Gain In European Elections – http://tinyurl.com/nc6aqf #
  • RT @trevoryoung: A feature article by Time mag this week highlights the gulf between it and The Australian – http://twurl.nl/ykxkd3 #
  • @kirsty_wilson Now you’ve made my Tweetdeck all wet and sudsy… in reply to kirsty_wilson #
  • RT @WSJ: Diabetes Study Questions Treatments – http://bit.ly/COjC1 #
  • This is a handy tip for WordPress users on getting the most out of Google XML Sitemap plugin – http://twurl.nl/g8seed #
  • RT @SkyNewsPolitics: Farming Minister ‘Sacked’ from Government by Gordon Brown for refusing to pledge loyalty – http://tinyurl.com/nmxxgv #
  • RT @KateKendall: How can @theage have less than 300 followers? @HeraldSunonlin is better at 1,500 but why didn’t they go for @Herald_Sun? #
  • Perhaps they can’t spell “online”? @KateKendall #
  • RT @TrendTracker: In case you think you’re having a tough time at work, consider this guy’s job – http://bit.ly/mOew3 #
  • Gordon the Unlucky – http://twurl.nl/kyzad7 – Paul Krugman on why Gordon Brown is a tad unlucky… #
  • A third of a century ago… RT @nprpolitics: On This Day In 1976: Jimmy Carter Wraps Up Dem Prez Nod – http://tinyurl.com/nt22aq #
  • Well, shiver me timbers… RT @bbcworld: Sweden’s Pirate Party wins a seat in the European Parliament – http://tinyurl.com/mhzbss #
  • The Pirate Party – http://twurl.nl/q61xeo – a political party devoted to reforming copyright laws. #
  • The Social Media Give-and-Take – http://twurl.nl/hwz02w – interesting blog post from @LisaMorosky #
  • Blogs Falling in an Empty Forest – http://twurl.nl/14ey2s – if a blog appears and no-one is around to read it… #
  • Rising Above IQ – http://twurl.nl/0m6pkn – Nicholas Kristof looks at intellectual endowment compared to perseverance and drive. #