My Latest Twitter Updates

  • South Australian Opposition Leader, Martin Hamilton-Smith, has survived a leadership challenge this morning by 11 votes to 10. #
  • RT @PremierMikeRann: Lib leadership vote has turned into a shambles. They are now having a 2nd vote! So divided,so disloyal to each other. #
  • As the ethics inquiries continue, vicious, lightweight nut-job Palin throws in the towel – http://twurl.nl/gqf8ob#
  • …oh, and she did it for her family and to save taxpayers' money. Spare me… #
  • RT @PremierMikeRann: This bitter Civil War inside the SA Libs goes back 40 years…too busy fighting each other rather than fighting for SA. #
  • The Case Against Richard Nixon – http://twurl.nl/e4uskm – Wash.Post's The Fix debates Nixon's right to be in the Political Hall of Fame. #
  • @PeterKesina Nixon's funeral was quite simple – see my site here http://twurl.nl/0op6jq – I suspect Reagan's was more lavish. in reply to PeterKesina #
  • The member for whatever it takes – http://twurl.nl/tueua3 – intriguing profile of Christopher Pyne. Epitome of "the politics of politics"? #
  • "Turnbull may be beyond repair" – http://twurl.nl/rezd3e – George Megalogenis ponders whether Utegate has made Turnbull unelectable. #
  • Hamilton-Smith re-elected Sth Aust Liberal leader 11-10 but calls new ballot for next week – http://twurl.nl/7m73df – say goodnight, Martin! #
  • SMH reveals political party donations by a billionaire – http://twurl.nl/27fcll – what to worry about most, his race or occupation? #
  • The real issue is foreign donations – http://twurl.nl/zcxpms – and the Senate has blocked attempts to outlaw this. #
  • "Behind the mysterious Dr Chau" – http://twurl.nl/051hdg – Chau Chak Wing, the Guangzhou-based Australian citizen & political donor. #
  • RT @copyblogger: Sarah Palin makes George Bush look like an aerospace engineer (that means "rocket scientist" for all you Sarah Palin fans). #
  • "Lib think tank running on empty" – http://twurl.nl/wwb1so – the "book-burning right" and the "book-writing right" in the Liberal Party. #
  • "A man unsuited to structured thinking" – http://twurl.nl/vpek5t – Peter Hartcher excoriates Steve Fielding, Australia's very own Palin. #
  • RT @copyblogger: Blocking people who think Sarah Palin would make a good president is not only fun, it's a moral imperative. #
  • RT @stephenfry: I bloody knew it! That titty-arsed self-help wank was all hooey. Bow down before empiricism, quacks – http://tr.im/qQfX #
  • Three cheers for Stephen Fry…now if only the relentlessly positive brigade on Twitter could be dealt with. @john_larkin http://tr.im/qQfX #
  • "Turnbull would love to be on Rove" – http://twurl.nl/8bd6sv – Laurie Oakes on comedy and politics. #
  • RT @mfullilove: Marvelling at Palin's ability to confound – 10 possible reasons for her strange resignation: http://tinyurl.com/mqokjf #
  • Twitter Comes to the Rescue – http://twurl.nl/nmoznx – interesting accounts of complaining travellers from @michellehiggins (NYT) #
  • "Sarah's Straight Talk" – http://twurl.nl/st5n28 – Gail Collins (NYT) on Palin: the best thing you'll read today about that ridiculous woman #
  • 'Behind the Facade' – http://twurl.nl/1vtkpo – Bob Herbert sees Michael Jackson as emblematic of a society opting for fantasy over reality. #
  • We the Bachelors – http://twurl.nl/q0c63x – on this 4th of July, a look at the way bachelors used to be treated in the 18th century. #
  • @lyndons I suppose it depends on what kind of sex you're into… in reply to lyndons #
  • Now that I know Jockipedia exists – http://twurl.nl/gk2ery – I can ignore it…but this was interesting: http://twurl.nl/0srwdi #
  • RT @ComplexNumber: Why The Economist is thriving while Time and Newsweek fade http://bit.ly/pBfnU | The Atlantic #
  • RT @Lilylauren: Ever notice that if you scream in a library everyone just stares at you but if you scream on an aeroplane everyone joins in. #
  • @lmdallatorre I remember this problem… can still recall an empty front page at 3am Friday with Shepparton print run due at 5am… in reply to lmdallatorre #
  • @lmdallatorre Leave 5am, arrive 7am (speed limits?) leave 10am. One editor nearly killed in accident in car driven by Libby Gorr's brother! in reply to lmdallatorre #
  • @lmdallatorre PJK quote is here: http://twurl.nl/hframd in reply to lmdallatorre #
  • @lmdallatorre Phillip Ayres did a good bio of Fraser; War Without Blood – Russell Schneider; Fraser PM – Patrick Weller (definitive study). in reply to lmdallatorre #
  • @lmdallatorre Richo's right about the volume of books. Eg Fraser – handful; Whitlam – dozens. Quality is a different issue. in reply to lmdallatorre #

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