My Latest Twitter Updates

  • RT @markknoller: Former National Security Advisor tells CBS News he hears "authoritatively from the WH" that bin Laden has been killed. #
  • NY Times report on Bin Laden death: http://auspol.info/kLtdVD #
  • So where's the death certificate? #
  • FOX News is something to behold at the moment. "Nah, nah, nah, na nah, nah," says Geraldo Rivera. No mention of Obama. #
  • RT @acarvin: CNN says they had "actionable US intelligence" to send a "US asset" to take out Bin Laden. #
  • "Obama is dead," says Rivera on FOX News, then corrects himself… #
  • @SpudBenBean @geeksrulz Hehe… very good. #
  • RT @shalailah: Incredible – crowd assembling outside White House cheering death of Bin Laden. Some holding American flags. Many tourists=CNN #
  • The sideshow is underway now. #
  • @NeilMcMahon But reported first on television? First tweet I saw was of CNN report. #
  • RT @markknoller: Crowd outside WH has grown to several hundred. They're chanting "USA. USA." #
  • @randallgill Here's the Bush speech: http://auspol.info/myPSks #
  • Obama approaches… #
  • Obama: The US has conducted an operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. #
  • Obama talks of 9/11, nearly 10 years ago… describes scenes from that day… "yet the worst scenes were the ones we didn't see that day." #
  • Obama: On Sep 11, 2001, in our time of grief, Americans came together… we were united as one American family… #
  • Obama says it took many months to confirm and plan the attack on a compound in Pakistan… #
  • Obama: No Americans were harmed in the attack… #
  • Obama: We must and we will remain vigilant at home and abroad. #
  • Obama: Our war is not against Islam… Bin Laden was not a Muslim leader… #
  • Obama: Justice has been done… #
  • Obama: Today's achievement is testament to the greatness of our country… we can do whatever we set our minds to… #
  • Audio of President Obama's announcement of the killing of Osama Bin Laden: http://twaud.io/rrMN #
  • RT @markknoller: Off camera in East Room as Pres Obama made statement were VP Biden, SecState Clinton, CIA Dir Panetta; Chm Jt Chfs Mullen. #
  • RT @SenJohnMcCain: We finally got him, justice has been done. Read my full statement here: http://tinyurl.com/3auckey #
  • RT @GWBPresCenter: Statement by President George W. Bush on the death of Bin Laden: http://ow.ly/4KUr0 #
  • Abbottabad… is that in Warringah? #
  • RT @TPM: Bill Clinton: Death of bin Laden 'a profoundly important moment' http://tpm.ly/kAFEc3 #
  • Transcript & audio of Obama's statement on bin Laden, and statements from Bush, Clinton, McCain & Boehner: http://auspol.info/a5PelL #
  • Stratfor: "We know little beyond what we have been told, but we know it matters." http://auspol.info/k811od #
  • RT @Paris_David: #OhFox http://twitpic.com/4s76an #
  • RT @Paris_David: But then again, #OhBBC too http://ow.ly/4KVer #
  • RT @DavidCornDC: This was no cave. #osamabingone #conventionalwisdom #
  • RT @LisaMillar: Outside White House with thousands of celebrating people. It's absolutely crazy and extraordinary. Crowd is wild. #
  • RT @nytimes: Obituary | Osama bin Laden: The Most Wanted Face of Terrorism http://nyti.ms/iYl1td #
  • Amid Cheers, a Message: 'They Will Be Caught' http://auspol.info/igekCG – but "the dead are still dead." #
  • "Get to work" http://auspol.info/kzav0D – how the bin Laden announcement leaked out. #
  • Alexander Downer: "It may not be very appropriate but I have to admit to being very excited." #
  • RT @michellegrattan: John Howard says bin Laden's death ''a great blow for justice'' for the Australian Bali victims http://bit.ly/muuj3N #
  • RT @nytimespolitics: On Social Networking Sites, Presidential Mystery Does Not Wait for the President http://nyti.ms/mUxmvH #
  • RT @774melbourne: Death of Osama Bin Laden 'pretty irrelevant': Robert Fisk http://bit.ly/kEC3TK #
  • CNN: "Osama bin Laden was shot in the head during a U.S. raid, a congressional source familiar with the operation says." #
  • A little flashback to John Howard's 2007 comments on Obama and al-Qaida: http://auspol.info/jvLgC7 #
  • Gillard: I trust that today's news comes as some small measure of justice for those who still grieve the loss of their loved ones… #
  • Gillard: I welcome this news… #
  • Gillard: Whilst al-Qaida has been hurt today it is not finished… our war against terrorism must continue. #
  • Gillard: We will continue the mission in Afghanistan. #
  • @nick_osborne @Chrisquirk Thanks – deleted. Should have just listened to Gillard… #
  • Gillard: Every Australian will be touched by this news today… and reflect on the fact that justice has been done. #
  • Gillard repeats her line about people remembering where they were when they heard the news about bin Laden's death… #
  • @DarrenFerrari She has an unerring ability to strike the wrong note on all occasions. #
  • Howard repeatedly says bin Laden's death reminds us of the centrality of intelligence agencies in our defence and fight against terrorism… #
  • Howard: Mission of troops in Afghanistan is just… the "top evil man has been taken out"… #
  • Howard: The number one evil-doer in recent years has been removed and that is unconditionally and overwhelmingly a good thing. #
  • Howard:bin Laden's death is psychologically important to US who saw 9/11 as a more significant invasion of sovereignty than Pearl Harbour. #
  • A day for a 2-line front page headline in the NYT: http://twitpic.com/4s913q #
  • @TommyTudehope "Monster" on website: http://www.nypost.com/ #
  • Greg Sheridan says he doesn't normally "feel a tingle run up his leg" but Obama's speech was "pitch perfect". #PMAgenda #
  • Hehe… RT @latingle: he certainly doesnt … @mfarnsworth Greg Sheridan says he doesn't normally "feel a tingle run up his leg" #
  • Baltimore Sun: http://twitpic.com/4s9a7u #
  • RT @RAGreeneCNN: Breaking: Osama Bin Laden buried at sea in keeping with Islamic tradition, US official tells @natlsecuritycnn #
  • "The son of a bitch is dead. Ding dong." http://auspol.info/mTHB8M – restrained editorial in Murdoch's New York Post. #
  • Pakistan "assisted" in the raid on bin Laden's compound, Stephen Smith tells #abc730 They were "pleased" with the result too… #
  • Pearson's economic development strategy: education. #4Corners #
  • A big news day, an interesting 4 Corners, a good jab at Singo and Jones on Media Watch… but I draw the line at Mirabella on #QandA .. #
  • @cjjosh Perhaps Conroy could knock up a selective filter for me? #
  • @cjjosh Just quietly, I think Mr Crean might put us all to sleep first. #
  • @cjjosh Thin gruel… #
  • The 20-20 Summit… ah, memories. #QandA #
  • @janiekibble Haven't you heard of the mute button? Get a grip. #
  • Simon Crean comes to #QandA with an "announceable". Lindsay Tanner's sideshow lives. #
  • Who was that country bumpkin? #
  • @airefueg So there's policy and then there's politics? How charmingly naive. #
  • @airefueg Let's call it a draw and just slag off Mirabella. #
  • @awrd Thanks – unfortunately only a fraction of what could be said. #
  • RT @GhostWhoVotes: #Newspoll 2 Party Preferred: ALP 47 (+2) L/NP 53 (-2) #auspol #qanda #
  • Tony Windsor: "The world is run by those who turn up." #QandA #
  • @AndrewCatsaras Provided they're from a dominant, coastal, populist electorate… #
  • @FreeHugsTommy Not according to this site: http://auspol.info/jywcoq #
  • @AndrewCatsaras Couldn't agree more. Then they might stop whinging on Twitter…! #
  • Clive Williams: Better a dead martyr than a humiliated rallying point: http://auspol.info/lcmNQd #
  • Another educational cock-up in the making? http://auspol.info/lAbwsK #
  • @ElissaMilne Anyone who's ever worked in a school knows good people will miss out to the game-players. #
  • The Newspoll tables here: http://auspol.info/mC1Ss1 (PDF) LNP 53-47, Primaries ALP 33, LNP 44, Greens 12, Others 11. #
  • The Secret Team That Killed bin Laden: http://auspol.info/jEsJK9 – A "double tap – boom, boom – to the left side of his face" (via @KJBar) #
  • RT @romenesko: New York Times printed an additional 165,000 copies of today's paper. http://journ.us/mishNS #
  • @richardtuffin I had to think for a minute there…! #
  • The scene in the Situation Room: http://auspol.info/jIx3Ec – Obama received "audio and visual" updates as the bin Laden assault toook place. #
  • At least there's one sensible account of what Twitter did today: http://auspol.info/lDoDlY #
  • Hope Hewitt (1915-2011), career woman who led life of learning: http://auspol.info/irOX8y #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin Some very silly things get said every time there's a big event. Easy to forget most people still just discovering Twitter. #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin Have you read the stream for @ReallyVirtual? Very droll. #
  • Obama speaking at the White House: "We can all agree this has been a good day for America…" #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin I got caught by that for about a minute – came through one of the news agencies. Instant Photoshop lessons arrived. #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin I find now that people come on and then quickly disappear. And we're all being swamped by the big names. Hard to be heard. #

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