My Latest Twitter Updates

  • State DLP on brink of collapse: http://auspol.info/bz5AaY – a headline to take you back several decades. #
  • Michael Kirby: his working life a joy, his private life a miracle: http://auspol.info/a59h0U #
  • On Sky, O'Farrell points out the Libs won all 21 booths on primaries in the #Penrith by-election, compared to 2/21 last time. Says it all. #
  • Josh Gordon's election tip has been added to my "predictions" folder for later assessment: http://auspol.info/d4JOBe #
  • @smurray38 Leave the basket-weavers alone, you brute… in reply to smurray38 #
  • The singular Charles Waterstreet on his gripping encounter with Portnoy's Complaint & G-G Deane's interrogation: http://auspol.info/dpOeOR #
  • Microsoft + Dow Jones = Globish http://auspol.info/aaANdR Robert McCrum's book on the reign of English. Ch1: http://auspol.info/d3Yfed #
  • More Globish: there's a @Colvinius interview with Robert McCrum here: http://auspol.info/cEuTP3 #
  • 86 iPhone users in the US House of Representatives, compared to 9,140 BlackBerry stalwarts. http://auspol.info/b7RVXl #
  • Broadband is a civil rights issue: "One nation, online" http://auspol.info/b9mqRt #
  • My svelte form? … RT @empatt: @mfarnsworth Hey, saw this today at the NGV and immediately thought of you. http://twitpic.com/1ye6lb #
  • Democracy, by-lines and the cult of celebrity: http://auspol.info/ayqY6F – @Drag0nista on journalists as participants. #
  • @BernardKeane It's none of those things. It's whether you're on TV, in the newspapers or in Crikey… in reply to BernardKeane #
  • @BernardKeane There is dispute about hashtags. One school of thought says it's bad if you're after Google juice. Depends why you're here. in reply to BernardKeane #
  • I'll bet Swan hasn't invited Costello, Willis, Dawkins, Kerin and Keating to dinner: http://auspol.info/9NX1fi #
  • Or Howard for that matter… #
  • Rudd's media release detailing the Agreement between NBN Co and Telstra: http://auspol.info/cKiI4G #
  • RT @AntonyGreenABC: #penrith #nsw2011 Postal and pre-poll votes counted. LIBs 66.5%, swing increases to 25.7%. #
  • @Drag0nista I recently read the Alan Reid biography – makes today's "participants" look pretty lame. in reply to Drag0nista #
  • A Prime Minister and his mojo… stellar political reporting from 60 Minutes is on now… #
  • Rudd: Our first task is to keep the economy going… #60Minutes #
  • Oh dear, can you imagine Howard, Keating, Hawke, Fraser or Whitlam letting that catalogue of alleged failures go without comment? #60Minutes #
  • Rudd: "There's a massive fear campaign about at the moment… we're determined to continue with reform." #60Minutes #
  • Richardson: "I think Labor's losing the argument and it will get worse day by day." #60Minutes #
  • Rudd: "We have a robust method of decision-making… we nut things through." #60Minutes #
  • Therese Rein: "They say he's motivated by anger…I've known him for 35 years and he's driven by compassion." #60Minutes #
  • Rudd: "My views on climate change haven't changed one bit… the Liberals rejected the legislation 3 times." #60Minutes #
  • Q: "How does it feel to be called a gutless wonder?" #60Minutes #
  • Q: "If someone was brave enough to tap you on the shoulder, would you stand aside?" #60Minutes #
  • Rudd: "Gillard is going to make a fantastic Prime Minister." Q: "When?" Rudd: "One day." #60Minutes #
  • I was right…. it was stellar. #60Minutes #
  • My Father's Gift to Me: http://auspol.info/95UAzY – Nicholas Kristof on an immigrant's gift to his only child. #
  • The Man Who Left, the Father Who Came Back: http://auspol.info/c4UBV7 #
  • What Broke My Father's Heart: http://auspol.info/9DDSjk – a pacemaker wrecks a family's life. Read, weep and wonder. #
  • Yes, People Still Read, but Now It's Social: http://auspol.info/aKEx7t – another contribution to the multitasking and concentration debate. #
  • RT @smurray38: How Supertramp may or may not aid Presidential speechwriting http://bit.ly/9HxVDW #
  • Newspoll: ALP 52-48 (via @mumbletwits) – ALP primary 35, Coalition 40, Greens 15. #
  • Newspoll: Primaries – Liberal 36 (-2), Nationals 4(+1) = Coalition 40 (-1) … ALP 35 (no change), Greens 15 (-1), Others 10 (+2) #
  • Newspoll: ALP Two-Party-Preferred in last 6 surveys: 56, 54, 49, 50, 51, 52 – http://auspol.info/d0u0Xu #
  • Newspoll: Better Prime Minister question: Rudd 46 (-3), Abbott 37 (+4), uncommitted 17 (-1) http://auspol.info/d0u0Xu #
  • Newspoll: Tony Abbott Satisfaction question: Satisfied 38 (+1), Dissatisfied 49 (unchanged), Uncommitted (13 (-1) http://auspol.info/d0u0Xu #
  • Newspoll was conducted by telephone, all states, city and country, 1,147 voters, margin of error +/- 3% http://auspol.info/d0u0Xu #
  • @mpbowers Enough of Romeo & Juliet – can you remember a time when people didn't say that? I'm with Alan Jones: pick and stick! in reply to mpbowers #
  • @mpbowers Clearly, with 3 consecutive increases in the ALP 2PP, the Caucus is going to have to dump Gillard on Tuesday… in reply to mpbowers #
  • @katemunro I have the same complaint. And I've never been called to jury service. All that civic duty going to waste. in reply to katemunro #

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