My Latest Twitter Updates

  • RT @smurray38: Tabloid frenzy: Salvos with Turnbull outside Opium Den RT @TurnbullMalcolm: … http://twitpic.com/1sanu3 #
  • The Liberals have chosen candidates for the ACT seats of Canberra & Fraser: http://auspol.info/dsFVv7 – you will never hear of them again. #
  • Corangamite definitely, but Chisholm, Holt and Hotham? Josh Gordon gives Brian Loughnane a free run: http://auspol.info/c9c2d2 #
  • "I feel let down by Rudd but I don't want to vote for Tony Abbott either." http://auspol.info/c3nzZw – the decisive factor this year? #
  • Future of news in the app of the gods: http://auspol.info/bfy2AN – iPad apps from Aust media outlets are on the way. (Quotes @theburgerman) #
  • Malcolm Turnbull's Sunday Profile interview with Monica Attard (RN) starts in a couple of minutes, streaming here: http://auspol.info/aNkbh4 #
  • Turnbull says he knew about Malcolm Fraser's resignation from the Liberal Party… #
  • Turnbull says asylum seeker "push factors" are enormous/gigantic; says we'll only know after the election if Abbott has got the policy right #
  • @Chrisquirk As Joh would have said, he's got one foot on each side of the barbed-wire canoe… in reply to Chrisquirk #
  • Turnbull asked if he agrees with Petro Georgiou that Lib policy is "cruel". Says he's looking to debate in party-room & more "elucidation". #
  • Turnbull: Absent a price on carbon, you cannot move to a low-carbon economy…govt has no policy…coalition has abatement policy… #
  • Turnbull: Coalition abatement policy could "theoretically" work… #
  • Was it frustrating to watch Abbott's fortunes rise and rise, Turnbull is asked. Says he's always pleased when the Liberal Party does well… #
  • As the richest politician, can you be a man of the people, Turnbull asked. I have strong convictions and will be judged on that, he says. #
  • How Norway makes money from mining: RN RearVision program on now: http://auspol.info/9Tls51 #
  • RearVision uses an audio clip supplied by me of Rex Connor speaking on the Loans Affair in 1975. Archives contain no audio tapes of this. #
  • Transcript and audio of RearVision is available here: http://auspol.info/91rI5G #
  • @theburgerman A group of businessmen apparently bought a house for Menzies after he retired, so perhaps it's him… in reply to theburgerman #
  • What's wrong with my next re-tweet…? #
  • RT @MikeJohnsonMP: LNP powerbrokers could learn a lot from the Salvation Army about winnings hearts & friends! And that is the gospel truth! #
  • @xposya Aside from that… in reply to xposya #
  • @theburgerman I've never done that list! Who's in your XI? in reply to theburgerman #
  • NSW byelection poll shows biggest swing in history: 27% against Labor in Penrith – http://auspol.info/bCe1TW #
  • Labor ructions continue in Gilmore: http://auspol.info/cWrVTv – those pickles, chutneys and jams are a sad loss… #
  • @theburgerman @crackers_76 Barton, Deakin, Reid, Hughes (studied Law whilst MP), Bruce, Menzies, Holt, McMahon, Whitlam, Hawke & Howard. #
  • @theburgerman Hehe… terrifying synchronicity… Hawke & Hughes never worked as lawyers, as far as I can tell. in reply to theburgerman #
  • @theburgerman I get 8 trade unionists: Watson, Fisher, Cook, Hughes, Scullin, Curtin, Chifley, Hawke – it's a narrow description, however. in reply to theburgerman #
  • The Herald-Sun is cranking up its anti-Brumby campaign, if this editorial is anything to go by: http://auspol.info/d2Nb7F #
  • @Chrisquirk Not really – only a dumb party allows its members to be setup by a hostile paper looking for contradictions & criticisms. in reply to Chrisquirk #
  • Bill Clinton has not shrunk from the political spotlight: http://auspol.info/bhcicf – interesting piece on the state of the Democrats. #
  • @lyndons What have you lost? in reply to lyndons #
  • If you haven't seen "The Gathering Storm", watch it in a few minutes time on ABC1. Here's the first 10 minutes: http://youtu.be/6R61ZZDcr2k #
  • Ronnie Barker's role as Churchill's butler in "The Gathering Storm" was his last television appearance. Magic. #
  • @lyndons And very annoying when the series links fall out whenever Foxtel do one of their overnight downloads and you have to reboot the IQ. in reply to lyndons #
  • @lyndons (holding head) Touch wood, I haven't seen that one before. in reply to lyndons #
  • David Laws, "retired millionaire" at 28, Mr. Integrity, down and outed: http://auspol.info/a6wdJh – one of the best accounts from The Times. #
  • @MarkCroxford I think it was called World War 2… in reply to MarkCroxford #
  • Further Thoughts of a Novice E-Reader: http://auspol.info/cHxDDs – an interesting argument against e-books and the fakery of e-readers. #
  • YouTube Wants You to Sit and Stay Awhile: http://auspol.info/ah8XEW – they want to push you into "passive-consumption mode"… #
  • Two views of Obama's presidency in light of the oil spill: Dowd http://auspol.info/ck7LEg Rich http://auspol.info/c3F8Y9 #
  • Poll results bode well for Rudd: http://auspol.info/cXSq7R – John Watson debunks the breathless and ahistorical analysis of recent polls. #

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