My Latest Twitter Updates

  • "He wasn't interested in being ill, the way most ill people are." Ian McEwan on Hitchens: http://t.co/lJaLnXsc (via @Colvinius @palafo) #
  • SMH ed: "Labor stares into the abyss" http://t.co/KG0TPy4R – "Voters..have made up their minds about this govt, whoever is running it" #
  • A good piece from Kirsty McLaren in the Canberra Times on the number and role of women in the federal minstry: http://t.co/WLWPc2ri #
  • An interesting piece on Nicola Roxon: "Stress remains on getting balance right" http://t.co/sp0AtuEZ #
  • Arguments for and against a Medicare-style dental scheme: http://t.co/qD6C34Ri #
  • @Senexx It had a good amalgam of the arguments – very filling… #
  • @deniswright I think there's 20 women the Leg Ass, compared to 24 prior to election and 13 in the Council, unchanged. Need to doublecheck. #
  • Very interesting piece on Rob Oakeshott, Lyne, the Nats, minority government and human nature on Inside Story: http://t.co/iNYbT28Y #
  • @smurray38 Thanks for that – a handy list. Nearly 50% of the Labor caucus – huge success…! #
  • 124,000 paid parental leave recipients since January 1 and 126,000 predicted by the end of the year, according to govt. #7News #
  • A few days ago, but worth the wait… Maureen Dowd skewers Newt Gingrich: http://t.co/QXVLeEJA – "Future Shock and present schlock" #
  • @smurray38 @deniswright Notice if you exclude the ACT on size grounds, Queensland leads the way? #
  • Time, Distance and Clarity: http://t.co/dvARafcG #
  • A day in the life of the founder of Foursquare: http://t.co/a3z6CfGe – "I like reading the phone in bed" #
  • In the Spin Room after the GOP debate, glimpses into the campaigns' weak spots: http://t.co/2DAu0X3z #
  • @deniswright Remember that old joke about north Queenslanders' suspicion of the Deep South? They meant Brisbane. #
  • @NeilMcMahon You cannot be serious! #
  • Julia Gillard: not becalmed, just calm – http://t.co/hchTkYSR – @MishaSchubert says Gillard emphasises her temperament over Rudd's. #
  • Living on the edge: http://t.co/xiuAZEiz – Bruce Guthrie says it's been a year of diminished authority for leaders everywhere. #
  • @profsarahj It's only Dec 18 – Keating rolled Hawke on Dec 19 and the Scullin govt fell on the same date. It ain't over till it's over!! #
  • "Gillard faces uncertain year as the dogs keep barking" – http://t.co/QeyJ5Yz8 – Michelle Grattan worries about Reuben 2… #
  • @profsarahj And 44 years ago on this date we couldn't even find the Prime Minister! It would be negligent to switch off now. #
  • @profsarahj It's a dirty job posting links on Twitter but someone has to do it. #
  • @profsarahj Tony Abbott might go swimming again. You never know… #
  • Paul Daley says Senator Nick Sherry is "the most courageous politician I've come across". – http://t.co/OAmALxTN #
  • @profsarahj But since we're a Monash lady and gentleman, I am prepared to give your advice full consideration at the appropriate time. #
  • James Campbell says Julia Gillard is the "Lucille Ball of Australian politics" – http://t.co/uG1nEW4E – ok, @profsarahj is right… #
  • @profsarahj I am filing that tweet in my Predictions folder. Fame or ignominy awaits you. #

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