My Latest Twitter Updates

  • The #HillaryOz speech and Q&A is being live tweeted by @HutchHussein – seems like a wide-ranging forum. #
  • RT @erdemkoc A Sunday stroll with #HillaryOz http://twitpic.com/34lcts #
  • Half-way through reading 'Confessions of a Faceless Man' http://twitpic.com/34qklg – hard to tell how frank it really is, but interesting. #
  • After meeting with Rudd at The Lodge, a colleague of Howes remarks: "Kevin would be ordering the staff to disinfect the room after we left". #
  • Howes on Hockey: "He certainly does a better job appearing on 'Sunrise' than he does developing policy." (p49) #
  • Howes on his first encounters with Gillard: "I thought she was just another hard-nosed operative with little interest in policy or ideas." #
  • Howes on Gillard now: "Over the years…and as Deputy PM, she has struck me as being one of the most outstanding politicians and leaders." #
  • Howes on Latham: "The similiarities between Latham and the man he hates so much, Rudd, are not lost on me." (p67) #
  • Howes on Abbott's "cringe-worthy slogans": "They are even worse than ours, and that's saying something – that takes real effort." (p78) #
  • @ern_malleyscrub I tried Wikipedia once – never again. Too many rules and obscure conventions. #
  • @ben_hr You're only saying that because you're lapping up Lazarus Rising. #
  • @CbnGal Different books… but both contemporaneous history with its attendant weaknesses. #
  • @mattlwood He's quite generous to some of his opponents… #
  • @Get_Shortened So far I wouldn't say he overstates his role. Could be modesty! #
  • @crazyjane13 It's an interesting idea. Many of us are most agitated by people we won't admit are quite like us. #
  • @clubwah I'm only half-way but he's heading down that path. #
  • @guruann You won't believe what happens after polling day… #
  • @ben_hr That's the collection of essays on Labor? Haven't got that yet. #
  • @guruann You won't need 3 weeks – it's short and easy to read. The plane over should do it! #
  • Elsewhere, Maureen Dowd says George W. Bush's memoir is "deftly crafted and utterly selective": http://auspol.info/bIAsHo – The Decider! #
  • @RWKrajewski Neither did he. Simpson's reference: "I dreamed of being a baseball." #
  • @AnnaInTheWood I'm not the person to ask – I read all this stuff as a matter of course. It's interesting but not the definitive story. #
  • Has Gillard condemned Hillary Clinton for her outrageous attack on Vegemite? #
  • Liberal Party treasurer, Michael Yabsley, resigns, attacks Stockdale & Loughnane, and warns of party insolvency: http://auspol.info/9CybU3 #
  • Liberal dose of angst: http://auspol.info/9CybU3 – Niki Savva explains the background to Yabsley's resignation. #

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