My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Sussex Street death squads are a real problem for our country, says Tony Abbott. #
  • @crazyjane13 I think it means it was so wonderfully overstated that I had to record it. in reply to crazyjane13 #
  • Rudd and Howard should have a commiserations drink together: http://auspol.info/94XXud #
  • Shaun Carney deftly placed the ALP death squads in perspective in this piece in The Age today: http://auspol.info/9VFyE2 @crazyjane13 #
  • Confessions of a former magazine writer: http://auspol.info/d7eFui – apparently Ralph was staffed by bookish men who wanted to be novelists. #
  • @JudeEkerick If only I'd known… in reply to JudeEkerick #
  • It's very interesting to watch Gillard's reactions to Alan Jones in the A-PAC replay of her morning interview: http://a-pac.tv #
  • This is the Coalition's "Real Action Plan for Better Mental Health" released today: http://auspol.info/9QreYu (PDF 10pp) #
  • A reminder from Treasurer Wayne Swan that the third round of tax cuts starts tomorrow: http://auspol.info/cSOlmO #
  • Malcolm Turnbull quotes Coriolanus in this discussion of Rudd's fall: http://auspol.info/9AXD6f – it was the first Shakespeare I ever read. #
  • Prime Minister Gillard's website is up and running: http://auspol.info/9fjsMY – and this list is growing: http://auspol.info/cB3760 #
  • Last night, Phillip Adams responded to criticism by Media Watch of LNL's coverage of Rudd's overthrow: http://auspol.info/dcd47X #
  • Just think: tomorrow Julia Gillard overtakes Frank Forde's record-breaking term as Prime Minister: http://auspol.info/atFB8e #
  • @Pollytics I've even taken time out from my preparations for the 10th anniversary of the GST's introduction… in reply to Pollytics #
  • Lindsay Tanner: Democracy is a great contact sport. It's the alternative to violence. #Lateline #
  • Tanner: I'm always comfortable with the ALP making majority decisions. #Lateline #
  • RT @kazonis: Shouldn't the 10th anniversary of the GST be held next year? 10 years + 10%? #
  • Which particular giants of the previous generation of politicians was Tanner referring to? Who's been the quietest ex-PM? #Lateline #
  • RT @godwingrech: Sir Robert Menzies has been keeping a low profile recently… #lateline #
  • 24 hours to backup the hard drives preparatory to moving to the new beast. Outlook PSTs, iTunes, bookmarks, RoboForm. What have I missed? #
  • External drives are marvellous but even with firewire it takes a while to move 800 gig… #
  • Did anyone notice what Ch 7 news did tonight when reporting the analogue TV shutdown in the Sunraysia district? #
  • Minister Conroy conducted a countdown in front of a TV showing Channel 9's Today show. The screen turned snowy when the signal was cut. #
  • Channel 7 edited their footage to not show the Channel 9 program behind Conroy. They cut to the snowy screen after the shutdown. #
  • @Pollytics Ch 10 quoted a local retailer saying that a lot of people bought set-top boxes when told they could now receive Ch 10… in reply to Pollytics #
  • Just catching up on 7.30 Report… Marr was right about Rudd's incredible emotional control and resilience. "Let bygones…" indeed. #
  • And for what it's worth, my mother thinks Rudd got a rough deal. But I think she was planning to vote for John Forrest anyway… #
  • Cricket Australia chairman describes Howard as an "eminent person" whilst African & subcontinent nations veto him: http://auspol.info/awhW3O #
  • Peter Roebuck has an intriguing piece on the politics of the ICC and says they feared John Howard: http://auspol.info/dwKUqz #
  • Lindsay Tanner: Out of Africa but not yet embraced by Australia http://auspol.info/bSP7fO #
  • @lapuntadelfin Pardon?? in reply to lapuntadelfin #

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