Twitter Updates

  • @australian Your tinyurls are cut-off and don’t work because the tweets are over the 140 limit. in reply to australian #
  • Turnbull baulks at early poll – http://twurl.nl/2tj4i0 – The Age reports Turnbull lobbies Business Council of Aust for support on emissions #
  • Turnbull must take this chance to stamp his authority as leader – http://twurl.nl/kstozw – An incisive analysis by Michelle Grattan. #
  • @Sophie_Gill Good to meet you tonight – my fingers are a bit cold also! in reply to Sophie_Gill #
  • Belles of the ball can’t find nice things to say about each other – http://twurl.nl/p23m6d – Annabel Crabb on the Parlt’s Mid-Winter ball. #
  • @PWebb2120 – good to meet you tonight at #tweetupmellers. #
  • I’m all syringed and can hear properly again…it’s quite a sensual experience…highly recommended… #
  • Rudd staffer accuses Turnbull of bullying over car dealer – http://twurl.nl/6xkrbw – end of session shenanigans or is this developing? #
  • Full text of file note from Rudd adviser Andrew Charlton in relation to comments made by Turnbull at Mid Winter ball http://twurl.nl/rssnrp #
  • @rdegan I’ve got the N95 and very happy with it. Tossing up between N97 (haven’t seen it yet) or an iPhone. What do you think? in reply to rdegan #
  • Watching the absurd Sen. Eric Abetz doing his Perry Mason act with Treasury officials over the OzCar issue. #
  • @alicam IQ has free-to-air in capital cities. I know country areas don’t always have free-to-air, eg. Ballarat doesn’t get Ch10. in reply to alicam #
  • Back from coffee & chat with @a_web_designer – we solved the mysteries of the internet whilst getting in a bit of gossip & Filipino politics #
  • Meanwhile, Kevin Rudd is under attack over OzCar – http://twurl.nl/cwrclm – and has held an unusual Friday night press conference… #
  • Lindsay Tanner & Tony Abbott are on Lateline trading accusations over the so-called OzCar affair. #
  • Treasury official Godwin Grech claims contact from PM’s adviser Andrew Charlton re assistance to Qld car dealer John Grant. #
  • Rudd denies any contact/representations made on behalf of John Grant by his office. Computer systems search has produced no email as alleged #
  • The Australian newspaper claims to have a copy of an email sent to Grech from Rudd’s office which it will publish shortly. #
  • This isn’t “taking out the trash” @nicodonnell – it’s damage control by the PM who is facing his most deadly challenge yet. #
  • “Taking out the trash” – expression for releasing embarrassing information during a quiet media time or to bury it during a busy time. #
  • RT @bbcworld: What happens when a pilot dies mid-flight? http://tinyurl.com/lxdx26 || In Australia, Julia Gillard takes over… #
  • Govt says OzCar email does not exist. Lindsay Tanner refers to fake documents which humiliated SA Opp. Leader Martin Hamilton-Smith. #
  • PM Rudd says searches of adviser Andrew Charlton’s email show no evidence of any email as alleged. PM&C Dept can find no email in system. #
  • Rudd says Treasury cannot locate any correspondence from Charlton or PM’s office. #
  • PM’s adviser Andrew Charlton says he had never heard of John Grant until Grant was named in Parliament. #
  • Rudd has announced that he has asked Auditor-General to investigate allegations regarding representations in relation to John Grant Motors. #
  • @CherylFehlberg I haven’t looked at it yet… where did I put that URL… in reply to CherylFehlberg #
  • The Treasury official, Godwin Grech, has conceded his memory is faulty and may be unreliable but he recollects an email from Rudd’s office. #
  • Steve Lewis, journalist with News Limited papers, apparently has a copy of alleged email from Rudd’s office to Godwin Grech at OzCar. #
  • PM stands by OzCar denial – http://twurl.nl/ldbugq – ABC online news report on tonight’s developments. #
  • Federal Parliament sits next week for the last time before the winter recess – this issue will mean it’s a lively week. #
  • Rudd has asked Auditor-General to investigate and report by July 31st unless a more extensive investigation is required. #
  • Well, I suppose I can cope with this… http://twurl.nl/gyl6jm – @CherylFehlberg #
  • RT @LiberalAus: Statement from the Leader of the Opposition on OzCar allegations – http://tinyurl.com/nu8b2x #
  • New avatar… #
  • And now for the ultimate compliment I can pay anyone… I’m going to retweet a quote from @Sznq, even if she didn’t acknowledge Aristotle! #
  • RT @Sznq: “Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.” – Aristotle (384-322 BCE) #
  • You mean Imelda? || RT @a_web_designer: You would not like Marcos’ Avatar, perhaps? 😛 #
  • RT @a_web_designer: That will be a shoe avatar. #
  • I was thinking of a still shot from a Dovie Beams home movie – @a_web_designer – although I gather she only made audio recordings… #
  • Information on the Dovie Beams sex scandal – http://twurl.nl/80poec – makes Monica Lewinsky look like a rank amateur. #
  • RT @a_web_designer: How about this one? – http://twitzap.com/u/0zQ – “The Torrid Love Triangle That Shook The World” – Marvellous! #
  • Whose Side Are We On? You Have to Ask? – http://twurl.nl/veccni – Peggy Noonan, Iran, Aggressive Political Solipsism & Twitter #iranelection #
  • RT @nytimeskristof: Khamenei’s tough speech and the Basij’s boldness give me a very bad feeling that Iran is headed for a Tehran Tiananmen. #