My Latest Twitter Updates

  • "The government has been advised that it will not work." #qt #
  • "How can you say Nauru won't work when it did, and Malaysia will work when it hasn't?" #qt #
  • "The government's advisers are the same people who advised the Howard government." First Howard justification timed 2.04pm. #qt #
  • Adam Bandt: Will Plan B be onshore processing? #qt #
  • We're working regionally… and every member here has an obligation to consider the national interest… #qt #
  • In the national interest, Mr. Pyne leaves. #qt #
  • A corrupt cabal… #qt #
  • "I have accepted the advice of the economists." #qt #
  • It's a day for extreme silliness. First this: http://t.co/LflkjerQ Now this: http://t.co/CVPyBAzV (via @3AW693) #
  • Abbott's Matter of Public Importance knocks out Bob Katter's. #qt #
  • Anger, frustration, vituperation … #qt #
  • Abbott: "Now they say the real enemies of offshore processing are the people who invented it." #qt #
  • Abbott: "The government found a solution and invented a problem." #qt #
  • For the sake of decency… #qt #
  • Abbott: "The only position she hasn't had is the one that works.. she stands for everything because she believes in nothing." #qt #
  • Chris Bowen responds to Abbott's MPI speech and there are about 7 or 8 government members in the chamber to support him. #qt #
  • Two of whom have now moved down to take up positions in view of the TV cameras… #
  • @Prronto Indeed… #
  • Rob Oakeshott sitting on a huge toilet in front of Parliament House. A gift for the purveyors of puns and metaphors. #ABCNews #
  • Abbott: "The right kind of offshore processing is in the national interest…with human rights protections…like the Howard govt did. #730 #
  • Refoulement is the word of the week. #abc730 #
  • Abbott: Bad policy from a bad government should not be rewarded with a blank cheque to the executive. #abc730 #
  • @MarkCroxford Watch out, those black helicopters from the UN World Government are coming to get you… #
  • @HutchHussein There are no words. #
  • RT @Simon_Cullen: Here's Euromoney's Press Release about Wayne Swan's award: http://t.co/bQzjgRDO #
  • "Swan receives his award for his careful stewardship of Australian's finances and economic performance..during and since the GFC." #
  • "Australia's position within the global financial community has never been stronger than it is today." http://t.co/bQzjgRDO #
  • Euromoney's extended interview with Finance Minister of the Year Wayne Swan: http://t.co/fBfRAnSb #
  • Euromoney on Australians: "Through their gloomy prism, things are grim, & they're pointing fingers at the govt." http://t.co/fBfRAnSb #
  • Euromoney: "Indeed, during this 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union, there's something of Gorbachev about Swan and Labor.." #
  • If Gillard and Swan are Gorbachev, that makes Kevin Rudd Konstantin Chernenko… #
  • Obama's Dilemma: U.S. Foreign Policy and Electoral Realities. http://t.co/gBg0YZUL – George Friedman (Stratfor) #
  • @GrogsGamut Must be Beazley or Latham… but the jokes don't seem to work too well if we go down that road… #
  • @pollymorgan More of a Putin, I would have thought… #
  • @The_Screendoor @GrogsGamut Well, Yeltsin did turn the tanks on Parliament… but he was trying to save Gorby so that one doesn't work! #
  • @The_Screendoor @GrogsGamut Whatever it is, I think Kevin Rudd should be wary of ice-picks in the back of the head. #
  • Always a losing battle: http://t.co/6ZWeynHH – Shaun Carney says Gillard chose a fight on asylum seekers she could not win. #
  • Faulkner challenges Gillard on offshore scheme: http://t.co/6EXeWIHB #
  • Dreyfus: "If we do not support the Prime Minister and the government, we're fucked." http://t.co/6EXeWIHB #
  • @paulwiggins Yes. #
  • The Age: It's time to change the asylum-seeker debate: http://t.co/kzde3YCd – "the govt must accept the reality of onshore processing" #
  • Ross Cameron: "Tony Abbott's only real job is to get his team a credible shot at the Treasury benches." http://t.co/CQOQhmrc #
  • Paul Kelly: Tony Abbott fails the boat test. http://t.co/HLSeCMlu – but "Gillard will be humiliated. Labor will be discredited." #
  • Hilarious piece from Euromoney on the political football that is Finance Minister of the Year award in Australia: http://t.co/ReqIkjfZ #
  • Euromoney 1/2: "Keating's instinctive reaction was to tell us 'to just fuck off' and 'I couldn't give a fuck", … #
  • Euromoney 2/2: ".. while curtly offering what appeared to be travel advice, suggesting we visit some place called 'buggery'." #

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