My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Perhaps @auspost could have carded the book from @crikey_news for more secure collection from the Post Office? http://twitpic.com/1uoffa #
  • Prompt response… RT @auspost: If you would like to lodge a delivery complaint DM me your address and full name. #
  • Just told @auspost I'm reluctant to complain because I think the postal service is consistently excellent but a parcel in full view? #
  • A good value freebie for renewing Crikey subscription http://twitpic.com/1uojkv – not forgetting the socks, of course. #
  • RT @JudeEkerick: "Despite 6300 reports of child abuse each week, Austs rank the problem lower than the cost of petrol" http://bit.ly/bFzo1s #
  • Permit me a little moment of pride in a former student who's doing good things: http://auspol.info/9V1Qxo – Rachel Ball on boat arrivals. #
  • Hehe… RT @BernardKeane: At The Stump: Kevin Rudd and the Vast Left Wing Conspiracy – an historian's take http://bit.ly/ag7lWQ #
  • RT @sspencer_63: Anyone spot the 2nd Newspoll today? ..not the miners on p1, the one on p23 that finds 77% support the super guarantee rise #
  • ABC 774 is having a discussion about 5-year parliamentary terms. Caller suggests 6 month to 12 month terms to prevent wild swings of policy. #
  • Finished reading Marr's Quarterly Essay on Rudd: http://auspol.info/dadw8p – just as he couldn't explain Howard's ongoing success #
  • …he uses trivial, amateur, pop-psychology to not explain Kevin Rudd. A ripping good read, but rehashed biography and sheds no real light. #
  • @eirinn22 Well that's hardly a logical argument in support of his thesis… in reply to eirinn22 #
  • Yes, a "tortuously argued hypothesis": http://auspol.info/9OR0Cu – from @LarvatusProdeo #
  • .@eirinn22 I'd argue the point with you but I might be accused of living out my childhood traumas… #
  • The Canberra Times website has this article tonight: http://twitpic.com/1uqnss – but Macdonald is in the Leg Council, so no by-election… #
  • @xposya Really? Typos and suchlike I can cope with but this kind of sloppiness is inexcusable. in reply to xposya #
  • "We'd never seen anyone who smiled as much" – Pru Goward's sparkling analysis of Kevin Rudd. #qanda #
  • @smurray38 The teaching of history has been quietly strangled for many years… in reply to smurray38 #
  • So what are all these people who want a double diss. on the ETS going to do in a few months: vote Green and preference the Liberals? #qanda #
  • @EdwardWButler Hehe… in reply to EdwardWButler #
  • An audience member who doesn't want politics to be so political… it's turning into one of those nights… #qanda #
  • @smurray38 I got more students interested in politics with the Loans Affair and the Dismissal than any other issue. Seriously. in reply to smurray38 #
  • @smurray38 I hope you didn't miss my reference to The Strangler? in reply to smurray38 #
  • @smurray38 A telex machine? Is that like an early model iPad? in reply to smurray38 #
  • RT @_mightyQuinn_: Kevin did just donate a bike to our St jochims primary school fete. #qanda #
  • Oh, Pru, you just can't do that! #qanda #
  • @theburgerman It could only be worse if they had David Oldfield on #qanda #BelowTheBeltDigAtSkyNews in reply to theburgerman #
  • @firstdogonmoon Worth listening to this LNL interview with Sheedy: http://auspol.info/bgayVE in reply to firstdogonmoon #
  • @samanthamaiden She didn't wear them on First Tuesday Book Club. I switched off. in reply to samanthamaiden #
  • @theburgerman Yes! "How much rage do you have in you, Mr. Rudd, how much rage?" in reply to theburgerman #
  • @theburgerman You've done it now… in reply to theburgerman #
  • Sheedy: Sport, music, theatre and books are the 4 great connectors in Australia. I never realised I was in the majority… #qanda #
  • Now we're on to the social change wrought by the AFL and the NRL. Excuse me whilst I pick myself up from the floor… #qanda #
  • Sport, drinking, whingeing and being intolerant: alternative list of the 4 great connectors from an anonymous #WonkDrinks participant. #
  • @Senexx Yep, as Keating said, I'm just camping out. in reply to Senexx #
  • Is it un-Australian to admit that I couldn't identify this Israel chap? #
  • When's Tony Blair on? At least I'm likely to have heard of the people he talks about. #qanda #
  • @julie_posetti The vibe!! That's political journalism at its best…! in reply to julie_posetti #
  • What's disappointing about this lot is not the daily message lines but that they can't adapt and personalise the message to their own style. #
  • Lateline has half a million viewers? #Lateline #
  • According to Glenn Dyer in Friday's Crikey, Lateline had 249,000 viewers on Thursday… #
  • Is this foundation what the Americans call a "faith based initiative"? #
  • US journalist Helen Thomas, 89, has been disinvited from a graduation address because of these comments: http://youtu.be/HHHokb2QCjg #
  • Washington Post report on the Helen Thomas incident: http://auspol.info/9IPMmG #
  • @Tzarimas Her job? in reply to Tzarimas #
  • Edmund Barton's party: the Hot Seat contestant gets it wrong and Eddie McGuire gets his history wrong too: http://twaud.io/bVY (audio) #
  • Duelling BP Twitter feeds: http://auspol.info/aEL8XE – the contest between the official @BP_America and the satirical @BPGlobalPR. #
  • Victoria Police have an official @VicPolRecruit account – the recruit, Stephanie Attard, has to tweet 5-20 times a day. #
  • Polls, hype and a dose of reality: http://auspol.info/cWVrPy – Gerard Henderson with some media watchdoggery on outlandish poll claims. #
  • @lyndons Victoria Police are master media manipulators – this seems to be another example of them moving with the trends. in reply to lyndons #

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