My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Oops… #
  • No lunchtime is complete without a good royal cringe from Gillard… #
  • I spoke too soon – here's Abbott: "Fellow monarchists" …"the magic of monarchy" .. "Bjelke-Petersen Denmark's greatest gift to Australia" #
  • "This splendid couple … an inspiration to the wider world." #
  • "It's not about winning, it's about succeeding," says the Crown Prince. #
  • @Steph_Philbrick Too kind… #
  • #QT in the House… Abbott asks about modelling for the carbon tax. "The facts don't change, however much you yell about it," says Gillard. #
  • The coalition is acting as a collective? #qt #
  • Roxon to Jenkins: Does your warning to those on your left include those in the advisers' boxes? #qt #
  • Yes, they should sit there quietly, says the Speaker. In fact, so should everyone. And Peter Dutton can't even turn sideways. #qt #
  • And on and on and on … #qt #
  • A dark day for the party of Menzies. #qt #
  • Every living Liberal leader… #qt #
  • The Forgotten People… #qt #
  • "We've updated the MySchool website." #qt #
  • 780,000 commuters have been delivered to Australian schools, says Mr Garrett… #qt #
  • This Labor government… #qt #
  • Blood oath… #qt #
  • Bunnies in a basket: http://t.co/876qyWcG #
  • #QT over for November 22 but here's Mrs. Bishop from the grassy knoll. #
  • Joe Hockey's time in Year 8 Religion classes were the best three years of his life, says Craig Emerson. #TheOldJokesAreTheBest #
  • @natecochrane Judge a man by the quality of his enemies! #
  • The last word amidst all the nonsense today about Newspoll should be with @mumbletwits http://t.co/msPmrjwH #
  • Who will attend this funeral? http://t.co/lrY5Dj0h … RT @SBSNews: Danielle Mitterrand, wife of ex-French president, dies #
  • The Umbrella Man: http://t.co/V8GKdLVY – A video Op-Doc from NY Times on this 48th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. #
  • Does the U.S. Need Troops in Australia? http://t.co/a9FmApWc – recent events through US eyes (and Hugh White's…) #
  • The supercommittee's collapse and Obama's tactic of minimal engagement: http://t.co/C3cEPw8Y – strategy or leadership failure? #
  • The world and people Mary Ellen Field is describing makes the crazies at News International seem almost normal. #ILeadAShelteredLife #
  • @jonkudelka Nicely put. #
  • Just watched last week's episode of The Slap… marriage, in the end, is about negotiation. Whereas in the House, 73 beats 71. #MiningTax #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin Not yet… Bandt has moved a suspension of Standing Orders… Harry rules Bandt out of order… #
  • Final vote on the #MiningTax being held now… #
  • @KateEllisMP Oh god, I assumed they were bundled! #
  • Bill number 1 of 11 has been passed on the second reading but the Libs have called a division on the third reading also. Ten bills to go. #
  • @BZB No, but there will be another 20 divisions by the looks. Maybe 45 minutes or so. #
  • Some tweets are worth preserving… RT @AlboMP: The noalition lose MRRT vote despite there relentless negativity #
  • There's a second #MiningTax bill passed, 73-71. Eight bills left. #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin Too kind. BTW, I got your top secret invitation… looks like right suburb, wrong city… #
  • Mr Shorten has some government amendments to the next bill… #
  • RT @stephenjonesALP: Abbott snoozing in the Chamber through the MRRT votes. #
  • Mrs. Bishop announces with pleasure that the Opposition will be supporting the amendments. "They copied mine," she says. #MiningTax #
  • Even at this hour, Bronwyn Bishop can't help herself… the Speaker annoyed… another division… bells ringing for 4 minutes… #
  • @myrrz Thanks. It will happen again – gets easier every time! #
  • @miranda18may Like a drowning man… #
  • "His readers accuse him of flagrant right-wingery" … http://t.co/qaNETVka … hehehe #
  • @katedoak Thanks – what are you up to? #
  • @BiteTheDust I've posted a comment on that piece: http://t.co/qaNETVka #
  • Another bill passed 72-69 – looks like some of the Opposition members are wilting… #
  • RT @KateEllisMP: Deary me now Ruddock's dozed off. Did they filibust for all those hours so we could have some sort of group nap. Weirdos. #
  • Paul Kelly says on the mining tax Labor's scramble is prevailing against the Coalition's best blows. http://t.co/syJIaLAn #
  • Another one passed at 72-70. Speaker Jenkins says "Welcome back, Katter". #MiningTax #
  • SMH claims exclusive report that former Nats Sen Bill O'Chee alleges News Ltd offered him a "special relationship" http://t.co/IkARCJ7T #
  • O'Chee alleges News Ltd said he would be "taken care of" if he crossed the floor on a digital television bill. http://t.co/IkARCJ7T #
  • RT @stephenjonesALP: CoAlition dropping like flies. Greg Hunt now on the nod. The strain of saying No. #
  • Ross Gittins says it's good the mining tax is being passed, despite Abbott allowing foreign miners to butcher it. http://t.co/EN5BfNI1 #
  • Six bills now passed – five to go… last few votes have all been 72-70. #MiningTax #
  • Tony Crook moves his amendments and wishes his wife a happy birthday. This is Parliament at 2.22am. #MiningTax #
  • Speaker Jenkins says it's still the 22nd of November parliamentary-wise. Anyone warned yesterday remains warned. #
  • RT @stephenjonesALP: Nobody should have to be in the same room as Chris Pyne at 2.25 am #cruelandunusual #
  • @KOBCO That one is tweet of the day. #
  • RT @stephenjonesALP: Abbott will snot Field Marshal Fadden if he wakes him up again during the #MRRT votes #
  • @RobMitchellMP The Member for Throsby does a nice line in comedic tweets! #
  • Some good political material popping up on YouTube, such as this biography of E.G. Theodore: http://t.co/Pa1kvQWq #
  • And a new addition to the Paul Keating video archives is this 1995 response to a John Howard censure motion: http://t.co/XpBHV2rk #
  • The Mining Tax bills have now been passed by the House of Reps. Albanese says 250 bills now passed and moves the adjournment. #

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