My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Alan Kohler is disappointed with the iPad and doesn't think it will save newspapers: http://bit.ly/dxuuuC #
  • That really killed me… RT @Colvinius: I choose to believe that JD Salinger has not died, but just taken reclusiveness a step further. #
  • People are always ruining things for you: Holden Caulfield. #
  • "The more expensive a school is, the more crooks it has" – Holden Caulfield on what My School will never tell you. #
  • RT @rod3000: Bunch Of Phonies Mourn J.D. Salinger http://onion.com/aMxPaR via @TheOnion #
  • @rod_benson More truth from Holden: "In every school I've gone to, all the athletic bastards stick together." in reply to rod_benson #
  • Extract from Nanny Savva's new book on Costello's "reluctance to strike": http://bit.ly/cPLQuR #
  • Twitter and the democratic process… http://bit.ly/d3twSm @KendrickMeek @marcorubio – but did they actually speak to one another? #
  • Teenage angst, an author's alienation and a pitch-perfect portrait: http://bit.ly/9nSuSX – Michiko Kakutani on Salinger (NYT) #
  • @Colvinius We're surrounded by phonies, even in the New York Times! in reply to Colvinius #
  • @MarkCroxford You're a mind reader! I've been looking for something like this… investigating now. Thanks. in reply to MarkCroxford #
  • But not on Sky…! RT @theburgerman: Charlie Brooker – How To Report The News: http://bit.ly/9TNuDr #
  • @MarkCroxford Do you use Dropbox? It's superb for file sharing and has an iPhone app. in reply to MarkCroxford #
  • RT @latikambourke: Rudd Govt backs down on halving the cataract rebate and reduces it by just 12% instead of the 51% it wanted. #
  • http://twitpic.com/109lbt – I just stumbled across one of my favourite campaign buttons – 2002 Victorian election. #
  • The 2008-09 annual financial disclosure returns from political parties/donors will be released by the AEC at 9am Monday http://bit.ly/dsCQSU #
  • @MarkCroxford Yes, did a test boo, listened to one of yours and followed you too! in reply to MarkCroxford #
  • Frank McAlary, the "dancing man" of WW2 is dead: http://bit.ly/dxEdwX – see picture here: http://bit.ly/cWWCg3 #
  • The Cairns Post should be more concerned about English: http://twitpic.com/10a48k #
  • Ok, I'll bite… RT @theburgerman: …on Sky News Multiview is the Brisbane Institute's 'Climate Change: Facts and Fictions' debate. #
  • RT @theburgerman: It features Christopher Monckton & Prof Ian Plimer v Prof Barry Brook & Courier Mail journalist & blogger Graham Readfearn #
  • And this is the Board of the Brisbane Institute: http://bit.ly/d1LlQL – Runge, Bacon, Munro, Spiro, McKnoulty, Moody, Nolan, Greenfield. #
  • And the Brisbane Institute sponsors: http://bit.ly/ahP4GB #
  • You have to love a newspaper that puts Salinger on the front page: http://twitpic.com/10a798 – wouldn't happen here. #
  • @Pollytics I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that it might expose the sad state of my social life on this Friday night… in reply to Pollytics #
  • Is Chilcot Mandarin or monster? Armando Iannucci says the answer is: "Well, you'll have to ask Mr. Blair that." http://bit.ly/bsOV4q #
  • @smurray38 Do you know what time (AEST) Blair is on? in reply to smurray38 #
  • @KeziahHill If you've not seen the film footage, it's even better. in reply to KeziahHill #
  • @theburgerman Thanks… on 601 or Multiview? in reply to theburgerman #
  • @ComplexNumber I just read the Slate piece… all that nonsense about Chapman and Hinckley ruins it, don't you think? in reply to ComplexNumber #
  • @ComplexNumber Salon is in the middle of its "nightly maintenance"! in reply to ComplexNumber #
  • RT @downesy: Seriously, @smh_multimedia, you can't let crap like this headline get through! Where are the subs? http://twitpic.com/10abde #
  • @downesy So the cops are sharpening/reshaping the Heathcote hills? in reply to downesy #
  • RT @SkyNewsAust: Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair begins giving evidence at the Iraq Inquiry. Watch it live online: http://bit.ly/2aVjlb #
  • This is a rare moment in political history. Imagine George W Bush appearing at an inquiry like this. #
  • What's the best hashtag for Chilcot? #iraqinquiry? #chilcot? #blair? #
  • @theburgerman Did you know you've got some kind of bot using your name? http://bit.ly/bilpLx in reply to theburgerman #
  • @theburgerman The profile web address redirects to Amazon… in reply to theburgerman #
  • RT @struzzina: "Did you have an actual meeting to discuss the options paper? You did not have anything like a cabinet meeting" #Chilcot #
  • RT @struzzina: "how diverse was the range of advice you had?" Blair " I was never short of people who disagreed with me" #TonyBlair #Chilcot #
  • RT @BBCLauraK: TB says 'removing Saddam' was always an option – note he says 'removing' not disarming – will panel pick that up? #
  • @thewetmale @theburgerman Suspended! Some kind of spammer, I suppose. #
  • @downesy An empathic victory over your opponent is the ultimate in feel good psychobabble. in reply to downesy #
  • @theburgerman @thewetmale It's the ultimate online compliment to have your identity hijacked! I can't even give mine away… #
  • Blair: Sept 11 changed US mindset and mine, but not European leaders… that was a concern for me. #chilcot #
  • RT @_Jock: Not watching #Chilcot, if I wanted to be patronised by a warmongering, religious nut I'd visit my mother more often. #
  • RT @BBCLauraK: Blair ..agreed with Bush on 'end & means' of dealing with Saddam at Crawford – was that a promise of military action or not? #
  • Blair: I never regarded Sep 11 as an attack on America. I regarded it as an attack on us. #chilcot #
  • The Washington Post's original review of 'The Catcher in the Rye' (June 17, 1951) http://bit.ly/bAKiuW #
  • RT @Politics_co_uk: Blair agrees he told Bush if UN route failed, UK would still be with him. http://tinyurl.com/yhghb8r #iraqinquiry #
  • From Blair to Salinger seems ridiculous but this piece about publisher Roger Lathbury's book deal is sadly moving: http://bit.ly/cv5yZS #
  • This obituary by Charles McGrath in the New York Times is the best and most complete I have seen about Salinger today: http://bit.ly/ayxuM1 #
  • "The calculus of risk" is Blair's pet phrase. Eerily reminiscent of the 1% doctrine. #chilcot #
  • RT @BBCLauraK: Blair says '2010' question should be asked: if he hadn't acted Saddam might have developed & used weapons, killing a million #
  • RT @Politics_co_uk: We're onto the moment when he realised that there were no WMD & his relationship with Blix. http://tinyurl.com/yhghb8r #
  • RT @BBCLauraK: Inquiry nearly winding up for break – Blair totally unrepentant and appears in charge – but trouble on legality after lunch? #
  • @WNBSprague Blair remains a powerful and persuasive performer but I haven't seen all the earlier witnesses and don't feel on top of it all. in reply to WNBSprague #
  • @downesy And they've got Bateson's name as Bates on the video! in reply to downesy #
  • @AndrewBartlett Budgie smugglers twitpic? Gift your viginity? Announce defection to Family First? The possibilities are endless. in reply to AndrewBartlett #
  • Savva: Journalists/politicians relationship is "symbiotic, parasitic, narcissistic & toxic" http://bit.ly/dCaKFY -never see that on Twitter! #
  • "Modern political journalism is a protection racket" – Peggy Noonan, quoted by Savva, quoted by Oakes: http://bit.ly/dCaKFY #
  • @MacYourselfhome The extracts http://bit.ly/cPLQuR http://bit.ly/dmjBrQ are a tad gossipy and self-important but we can overlook that… in reply to MacYourselfhome #

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