My Latest Twitter Updates

  • RT @thetowncrier: Our prime minister's favourite TV show is The Bill… The more we find out about Julia, the more we shake our heads. #
  • Will Julia Gillard outlast The Bill? Final episode due later this year… @thetowncrier #
  • @sunnyhall If it is, she's clearly not a Welsh nationalist. in reply to sunnyhall #
  • Hair apparent: http://auspol.info/d3aKg3 – Charles Waterstreet says Rudd must have been blind… #
  • Gillard meets her match: http://auspol.info/a3SzfL for this frontpage: http://twitpic.com/229bcj #
  • And just to record the Prime Minister's arrival on Twitter: http://twitpic.com/229gf0 #
  • RT @marghutton: Does Labor provide publicly accessible info on unauth. boat arrivals like this: http://tinyurl.com/sievs ? If so, where? #
  • The Treasurer's Economic Note today provides a good set of links to MRRT-related information: http://auspol.info/9Zivob #
  • Twitter for politicians – a conversation, not an attack ad http://auspol.info/amCsOd – from @Drag0nista #
  • RT @newsbee: Press Office just confirmed @JuliaGillard is the real deal…@KevinRuddPM hasn't changed his Twitter name. Could get confusing. #
  • To paraphrase Sir Humphrey, "the nation can't have two prime ministers"… @newsbee #
  • Reprising more gratuitous advice for politicians on Twitter: http://auspol.info/b17J17 #
  • @marghutton He may be planning on re-using it… in reply to marghutton #
  • A friend texts me from Madrid and says the mining tax deal made news there although not as much as Spain winning in the World Cup… #
  • Now he tells me it was only on CNN & BBC. But Richmond winning its third game in a row is genuine news apparently… @mrsnickhodge #
  • Byrd and the Bard: http://auspol.info/b7Hpyh – Robert Byrd's death this week "marks the passing of an entire style of literate politics". #
  • RT @WestWingReport: On This Day, 3 Presidents died. In 1826, Adams & Jefferson; in 1831, Monroe. And Calvin Coolidge was born in 1872. #
  • John Adams & Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. #
  • Humanity's Database: http://auspol.info/cXlhA9 Review of "The Facebook Effect", a book which provides "a creepy new awareness". #
  • There's a real estate boom in the United States Capitol: http://auspol.info/cnbKmw – this is what seniority really means. #
  • RT @WilliamBowe: Newspoll: 54-46 to state Coalition in WA. ALP down 5% to 32%, Greens up 5% to 16%, LNP down 1% to 44% http://bit.ly/cHdw7U #
  • Voters get a taste for miner miracles: http://auspol.info/dlbjav – Phillip Coorey says the hungry beast political cycle has been truncated. #
  • Gillard ranks as a failure on education: http://auspol.info/aRiZZT – Kenneth Davidson on reprehensible funding, computers, NAPLAN, et al. #
  • Bob Carr discovers the Reds were in the beds all along: http://auspol.info/by9DqY #
  • A succession that may have a happy ending: http://auspol.info/bcLofb – Graham Richardson plots the path of Rudd's rise and fall. #
  • Poor editing in the third last paragraph of Richo's article. "Challengers" should be "challenges". http://auspol.info/bcLofb #
  • Consensus between peak groups needed for real reform: http://auspol.info/bq9J25 – Nicholas Gruen is the must-read for this Monday. #

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