My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Another GOP debate in Florida now under way on CNN. Starting to feel like a daily event… #
  • Rennie Ellis: Iconic Images. http://t.co/3U7xR8VR – interesting 1970s photos from Australian Geographic. #
  • Paul Tully on the Queensland election: http://t.co/r78SywkB #
  • Annabel Crabb: The tale of the redhead and the rug salesman. http://t.co/P8XvBI3Z #
  • RT @Rory_Medcalf: What happened in PNG yesterday? http://t.co/gkpKtfGC via @LowyInstitute #
  • Gingrich: Any president faces decisions so enormous they should go to God for advice… #
  • Daniel Henninger may be right: http://t.co/vbJjXRtO #
  • Basic but handy briefing paper on the Queensland state election from Hawker Britton: http://t.co/Xh00BLIK (6pp PDF) (via @mumbletwits) #
  • Security questions raised: http://t.co/XkcHjqQv – Jack Waterford on yesterday's security "miscalculation" and judgment "awry". #
  • Ben Eltham: The Mob Violence That Wasn't. http://t.co/dMPkQHV7 (New Matilda) #
  • Morgan Poll (phone, Jan14/15, 21/22): LNP 52 (-2), ALP 48. http://t.co/vkFvER9V #
  • Morgan Poll Primaries: LNP 42.5 (-2.5), ALP 38.5 (+1.5), Greens 12 (+1.5), Others 7 (-0.5) http://t.co/vkFvER9V #
  • Missed this last week… "Thinking outside the (drop)box" http://t.co/uK04XiOF #
  • There's an audio clip from May 1989 on this page of Nats MP Michael Cobb speaking on his flag desecration bill: http://t.co/TxqIlflk #
  • RT @theburgerman: Here's the question put to Opposition Leader Tony Abbott yesterday, and his response | http://t.co/kCnykqgD #
  • New York Times report of the Australia Day protest: http://t.co/OqbHdkYY – with incorrect name for ABC… #
  • Political animals: http://t.co/By8P6mi1 – The Economist on physiology and politics. Are we hardwired to be left or right? #
  • The Frame Game: http://t.co/aIR3Yg75 – @MrDenmore on yesterday's beat-up. (via @telester) #
  • Channel 7's lead story on the protest: Midas shoe maker offers shoe with straps; overseas news coverage; Yahoo7 searches up… #
  • And Jeff Kennett says it's frightening… #
  • And it was bigger than the royal wedding on social media… #
  • And the headline intro: "The Australian flag burned and spat on in another day of protests…" #
  • And of course, they wonder whether Hollywood agents are trying to track down the name of Gillard's security man… #
  • And now, live coverage on Sky of the return of Gillard's shoe… #
  • As they say, you couldn't make this up. #
  • @markatextor Haven't you ever lost a shoe? Show some compassion, you bastard. #
  • RT @rosspeakeCT: Gillard has sacked her media person who passed on the whereabouts of Tony Abbott yesterday. #
  • @roooney83 They lost the link… #
  • Thank god ACA is covering real news: a council love rat, baby whisperers, outback catwalks, wrong house colours & cheapskate super savers. #
  • @djmattyg007 I've got my full speed broadband back – nothing is as torturous as that! #
  • @Wendycarlisle Cobblers. #
  • @kcarruthers Just tune in on Monday – there's bound to be a follow-up. #
  • One for the afficionados: Vol 4 of Robert Caro's LBJ biography is out this year – http://t.co/a4Dbmjlj #
  • @smurray38 And there's no easy way to say it… he's getting on now… #
  • @fafner100 Yes, indeed. It's a gift in so many ways. #
  • @deniswright I was just thinking that about my email inbox… #
  • @smurray38 That piece whetted my appetite but what a sad final line: "So often I reach for the phone these days and there's nobody to call." #
  • @lyndons Have you seen this Powerpoint of Costa Concordia pictures: http://t.co/31mi2bwg – it's 6mb Powerpoint. #
  • @simon_lees And it gets better after that. Stick with it. #
  • @lyndons It's sort of lavish but with a touch of Carry On Concordia about it… #
  • I'm thinking analogue now. Thought I'd listen live to @FridayLate but it's already on the website: http://t.co/MoywfvTU #
  • Stanford Study Explains Internet Trolls: http://t.co/xjl2i0Vv – well, so they say… (via @JuliusFlywheel) #
  • Inconsistent, whimsical Gingrich being written off again after Florida debate: http://t.co/z9BrtjWS #
  • Gillard gets treated like a rag doll: http://t.co/i49cN12V – Laurie Oakes on the "angry mob" & "clumsy" security that let down the PM. #
  • Speedo politics scuttles any solution: http://t.co/1Uf1uX7P – but Mike Carlton also has something nice to say about Tony Abbott… #
  • Debra Jopson: Australia confronted again with its own angry Aboriginal face. http://t.co/zJE3zznX #
  • Adele Horin gives in to the Kindle, even though it's akin to the sensible man your mother wants you to marry. http://t.co/HAO3UBug #
  • @deniswright Yes, I thought she was going to stick with books and then she caved completely. I can't do it – still prefer the real thing. #
  • @deniswright Yet I live on the screen for newspapers, magazines and the like. The lesser beasts, the lesser technology. #
  • A peek at the best and worst of Gillard: http://t.co/JaKCSl8p – Katharine Murphy is one of many this weekend pondering events. #
  • @roseg We live in strange and troubling times. #
  • How an unpretentious charmer became fixated on a conspiracy of liberals: http://t.co/PGoheBuG – from David McKnight's book on Murdoch. #
  • PM plays poor hand on issue of problem gambling: http://t.co/pEkmIoPk – Mike Steketee says Gillard has form for putting off decisions. #

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