My Latest Twitter Updates

  • "I don't like to say the traffic camera is faulty, it's just that parts of the camera system are not meeting our rigorous testing standards" #
  • You know you're home in Melbourne when Ch9 news leads with football, faulty traffic cameras, online shopping and cricket… #
  • Ch 9 reports that actor Gus Mercurio has died. #
  • Interesting video of Theodore Olson & David Boies arguing the same-sex marriage case in US federal appeals court: http://auspol.info/hQOVAX #
  • Olson and Boies were on opposite sides in Bush v. Gore in 2000. They have joined forces to support the same-sex marriage proponents. #
  • PBS NewsHour also has an interview with Jimmy Carter talking about his book "White House Diary": http://auspol.info/hi3P3T #
  • @downesy Premature Election. #
  • Malcolm Turnbull on the big political lesson of the year: the need for courage, eg Rudd's lack of courage on climate change. #730Report #
  • @JudeEkerick You'll always meet a Victorian Police Commissioner when you go out to dinner… #
  • Turnbull: This is where politics is so fascinating in a ghastly way… people will forgive you a certain amount of incompetence… #
  • Turnbull: …. but they'll never forgive you if you don't believe in something. #730Report #
  • O'Brien: You've moved away from my question. Turnbull: Years of sparring with you has given me this dexterity… #730Report #
  • @JudeEkerick That was an attempt at a Christine Nixon joke… she went to dinner on Black Saturday and copped a lot of criticism for it. #
  • Wikileaks and the Long Haul: http://auspol.info/ieDpJA – one of the better discussions of WikiLeaks by Clay Shirky. #
  • RT @Journalisti: BREAKING. Julian Assange has been arrested. -Sky News #
  • "Platforms are for suckers": http://auspol.info/ik6fPU – other people's platforms not a good idea for business or personal brand building. #
  • .@RicRaftis As Al Jazeera reported hours ago! http://youtu.be/cSFLfre8Zts #
  • FOX News is lauding California Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein for this WSJ article on WikiLeaks today: http://auspol.info/g8Goz5 #
  • December 7: A day that will live in infamy. http://twitpic.com/3dqdxt A good gallery of pictures here: http://auspol.info/fygm7r #
  • @handyjellyfish FOX has temporarily dropped their "west coast Californian ultra liberal Democrats" label for Feinstein! #
  • @iamtheblob I might be wrong but I thought I heard that Fairfax has a piece by him as well. #
  • @iamtheblob What are you up to? #
  • .@iamtheblob I particularly like "The Convergent Topographies of Recreational Bushwalking…" etc. http://auspol.info/hT1ON0 #
  • @iamtheblob You mean you've mastered coasting?! #
  • Conan Doyle's home under threat… story on The Undershaw Preservation Trust site: http://auspol.info/gzqsGU (via @Markgatiss) #
  • @samanthamaiden The Crucible will just never be the same for me after tonight… #
  • Republican Peter King of New York is on FOX News now – says WikiLeaks is a terrorist organisation & compares it to aiding Hitler. #
  • @James_Jeffrey @samanthamaiden I saw Goody Maiden in the Press Gallery with Rupert Murdoch! #
  • The Assange column in The Australian: http://auspol.info/i2dKpE #WikiLeaks #
  • @iamtheblob It's the first time I've looked at it in ages. I play a game where I count the number of seconds till Obama/Dems are sledged. #
  • @iamtheblob I've never made it to 30… #
  • The Australian reports that Geoffrey Robertson has agreed to act for Julian Assange. #
  • The anti-Rudd campaign is gathering pace: http://twitpic.com/3dr99d http://twitpic.com/3dr9mm #auspol #
  • @Crabbometer Thanks… I was just looking for that. #
  • United States Condemns Rudd: http://auspol.info/h7jwFt – SMH has WikiLeaks documents showing US embassy views of Rudd as PM. #auspol #
  • US Canberra embassy on Rudd: control freak… snap announcements without consultation… significant blunders… DFAT out of the loop… #
  • US embassy reported to Washington that morale in DFAT was low, Smith given mundane, ceremonial duties and dismissed as being "on vacation". #
  • Wealth overrides fairness in school results: http://auspol.info/gizlda – and I just assumed My School had fixed that… #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin What, you mean be a journal of record? #
  • @BiteTheDust I'll bet the CMS can't cope with 3468 of them. #
  • @BiteTheDust I've never seen that many on The Drum. Around 7pm it only had around 2000 so it's been a busy night – no moderator on duty? #
  • Why Julian Assange is no Daniel Ellsberg: http://auspol.info/fPmzWh – indiscriminate data dump versus a great democratic act. Exactly. #
  • Todd Gitlin: "Surely, overall, the diplomats are better judges than the wild street mobs of the Internet." http://auspol.info/fPmzWh #
  • @NeilMcMahon I've been finding the online adulation of this strange man a little bit hard to take and that piece hits the mark. #
  • @zombiemao You're obviously part of the conspiracy!! #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin Yes, and there's confusion/conflation about the role of the media as compared to Wikileaks. #
  • Assange has been refused bail in a London court. #

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