My Latest Twitter Updates

  • http://twitpic.com/17u7u2 – Malvern Road just isn't the same without Peter… #
  • Now driving through the heart of Kooyong listening to #qt. There must be a word for this simple pleasure… #
  • That last response from Gillard to Pyne sure sounded good on the car radio. #qt #
  • March 11 anniversary 1: Following the March 5 election, PM Malcolm Fraser left office on this day in 1983, replaced by Bob Hawke. #
  • March 11 anniversary 2: Following the March 2 election, PM Paul Keating left office on this day in 1996, replaced by John Howard. #
  • File this one away… RT @smh_news: Bookmakers have Labor as favourites to win the Tasmanian election: http://bit.ly/cCB07s #
  • And of course they meant "fewer seats", not "less seats"… @smh_news … although… #
  • @rod_benson And the newspapers and journalists who commit these atrocities are the first to decry the decline of teaching standards…! in reply to rod_benson #
  • @rod_benson Bugger… I should have just said "decry teaching standards". Off to Gillard Grammar School for me! in reply to rod_benson #
  • @rod_benson I blame Twitter, of course… in reply to rod_benson #
  • Democracy in Australia may not be broken but it is bent, says Tony Fitzgerald, lamenting an amoral political culture. #PM #
  • Tony Fitzgerald's swan song: Australian democracy is bent: http://is.gd/acnzf – transcript and audio from PM. #
  • A lesson in clarity and directness for every minister in this Greg Combet interview with Fran Kelly on RN Breakfast: http://is.gd/acojr #
  • An object lesson in how to twist anything to suit your local obsessions: http://is.gd/acp6p – to think I took this on my perambulations… #
  • The Parrot actually apologises for interrupting this guest: http://is.gd/acpDw – he doesn't berate, yell or even disagree with him either… #
  • @OddMaude I love your avatar… where in the USA you connected with? in reply to OddMaude #
  • This is the Joe Hockey speech being discussed on #Lateline now: "In Defence of Liberty" http://is.gd/acqvt #
  • @dingotookmybaby I know, I know… the anger, aggression, outrage, invective, etc makes me go harder on my nightly jaunt! in reply to dingotookmybaby #
  • @jillianblackall Aside from mis-spelling Gandhi, the speech reads quite well, very Fraserian. Give it a go… you know you want to! in reply to jillianblackall #
  • Because I've been wading through the Fraser memoirs, I think Hockey might have been doing the same: http://is.gd/acqvt #
  • @jillianblackall It's an imperfect world full of imperfect people. Disillusionment is futile. in reply to jillianblackall #
  • Do you have a champion inside Cabinet, Jones asks McGorry on #Lateline and it's the only question he avoids answering directly. #
  • @itisliz Perhaps more hopeful than positive? #
  • Leahy cartoon: the rubber stamps http://is.gd/acxQm #
  • RT @mfullilove: RT @amworldtodaypm US will regain supremacy over next 40 years, says futurist. http://bit.ly/bJ8KvR #
  • @mfullilove Similar argument to George Friedman's 'The Next 100 Years'? in reply to mfullilove #
  • A beat-up but one of those stories that only does harm to a politician's reputation: http://is.gd/aczWq – Herald-Sun gunning for Brumby #
  • Welcome to the first murdochracy: http://is.gd/acDzk – It's Aust, says John Pilger, in a wide-ranging spray at the fealty paid to Rupert. #
  • @smurray38 Clearly a case of great minds… in reply to smurray38 #
  • @smurray38 I did laugh discreetly over the Sheridan lines… in reply to smurray38 #
  • @mfullilove It's that solar energy space war I'm worried about… in reply to mfullilove #
  • Mexico's Carlos Slim wrests world's richest man title from Bill Gates: http://is.gd/acK13 – Latin American & Asian entrepreneurs rising. #
  • There are some very strange people running for the South Australian Legislative Council: http://is.gd/acOGb #
  • Comrades Whitlam and Fraser exchange books: http://is.gd/acPtw #

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