Twitter Updates

  • Crisis endangers Swan’s career – http://twurl.nl/gwrwyd – Lenore Taylor says Wayne Swan appears to have misled Parliament. #
  • Ute beaut – http://twurl.nl/2pitzd – The Australian’s Sid Maher explains the crisis threatening the two most senior men in the Rudd govt. #
  • Nervous man who came in from the cold – http://twurl.nl/ns5nii – The strange story of Treasury official Godwin Grech. #
  • End of a dream: Costello’s unfulfilled ambition – http://twurl.nl/4qxsrd – Shaun Carney contemplates a career stymied by a tougher player. #
  • Why Howard still denies his deputy’s economic legacy – http://twurl.nl/ay76di – Peter Hartcher on the “visceral hatred” of Howard/Costello. #
  • Wayne Swan speaking to media: accuses Turnbull of dealing with fake OzCar email, calls on Turnbull to explain his involvement. #
  • Swan: I stand by the comments I made to Parliament about John Grant and OzCar. Nothing said yesterday contradicts what I said. #
  • Swan: There was no outcome for John Grant. I have only met him several times, once bought a used car from him. #
  • Swan: Grant was referred to my office by Bernie Ripoll, Grant’s local member. I spoke to Grant for few minutes & referred him on to DLO. #
  • Swan: Absurd commentary in papers today, eg that faxes sent to my home machine. Sometimes hundreds of pages are sent to that machine daily. #
  • @JamesHunter6789 It all seems pretty thin.. no email to be found anywhere.. no outcome for the car dealer.. Swan may be on shakier ground. in reply to JamesHunter6789 #
  • RT @a_web_designer: Vict Premier’s site was developed in #Joomla. http://twurl.nl/ujne07 They need to ugrade to Joomla Version 1.5 soon. #
  • RT @SkyNewsAust: BREAKING NEWS: PM says the AFP will investigate the source of the email that alleges wrongdoing over the OzCar controversy. #
  • I was away the day they handed out good looks… RT @youstruckgold: hey. That new pic Is a bit severe! #
  • @youstruckgold Are you free for a coffee? in reply to youstruckgold #
  • Kevin Rudd, speaking to the media today, says the alleged OzCar email is a fake, and calls for some honesty from the Opposition. #
  • Yep, @Sznq – that was the triple whammy quote: syrupy, banal and vomit-inducing… #
  • RT @lboland: is the e-mail real ? #
  • No-one can find it, even on multiple departmental computer systems @lboland & the Libs haven’t produced a copy…if it smells like a fake… #
  • No pictures of Elvis in my pack… RT @alicam: It’s true: each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. #
  • Ah…the choice I’m facing…RT @Sznq @stephenfry says Nokia’s N97 is a huge disappointment compared to new iPhone – http://twurl.nl/1hy22g #
  • @JamesHunter6789 I’ve had the N95 for past two years… haven’t seen N97 yet. Like the camera, MP3 player, other features in N95. in reply to JamesHunter6789 #
  • The Liberal Party has pre-selected Joshua Frydenberg in the federal seat of Kooyong. He will succeed Petro Georgiou at the next election. #
  • RT @BernardKeane: judging by the commercial news tonight this has turned very bad for the Opp. Unless this email turns up, Turnbull’s toast. #
  • @Chris_pinkapple In Higgins they used to expect their member to become the leader… in reply to Chris_pinkapple #
  • Do you remember @Chris_pinkapple what Ann Richards, former Democratic Governor of Texas, said about George Bush senior….? #
  • “Poor George,” she drawled in that marvellous southern accent. “He can’t help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth.” #
  • I’ve been playing with Market Samurai today. I think I will be seriously addicted to this Keyword tool from now on. Indispensable. #
  • RT @lyndons: 2 million pages of British newspapers 1800-1900 now online – http://bit.ly/DDeIS An incredibly fascinating historical resource. #
  • “I spied on top Aussies” – http://twurl.nl/3nezyo – former ASIO agent tells of spying on Jennie George! #
  • Twitter’s Difficult Gift To Journalism – http://twurl.nl/e05ckl – New Matilda piece by @julie_posetti #
  • RT @Colvinius: http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com aggregating more tweets from Tehran than I can post. #iranelection #
  • There’s no such thing as a virtual revolution – http://twurl.nl/wrx6fs – David Rothkopf says it’s hard to separate twaddle from twitter. #
  • News of Iran, edited in Newton (Boston) – http://twurl.nl/3tpp8e – the story of upstart website http://tehranbureau.com #iranelection #