He Was Gough, Not God


Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.
The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones;

Gough Whitlam has died. Ending a life of service to his nation.

Now the pygmies come out of the woodwork to denigrate and destroy. It began in the condolence motion in the House of representatives within hours of Gough’s death.

They gather to bury Caesar, not to praise him.Gough1

The Oedipal Christopher Pyne could not refrain from gloating at the death of a man as far above him in ability as Mount Everest is above an ant hill. “My mother was crying out of joy when Whitlam government was sacked.” he said in what was supposed to be a condolence speech.

It is yet to be seen just what place Gough will have in Pyne’s Australian History Curriculum. Will his good be interred with his bones?

This morning I read how the incompetent Colin Barnett has reacted. “While he changed Australia’s thinking and modernised Australia, Gough Whitlam should not be remembered as “a great prime minister“.

The noble Brutus
Hath told you Caesar was ambitious:
If it were so, it was a grievous fault,
And grievously hath Caesar answer’d it.

Even those on the Left have come out with their criticisms.

Yes he changed Australia but he was from the Victorian Right Wing of the ALP and so was not a true Socialist. Yet without that move to the right by the ALP the Liberals would have stayed in power for another 30 years. Australia had changed. The working man, the Unionist was a fading force in Australian politics. The ALP had to change and Gough led that change. It gave the ALP an additional 30 years of life.

Gough led the changes in Australia’s psyche which allowed us to stop cringing. He allowed us to raise our head and look the world in the eye.

He hath brought many captives home to Rome
Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill:
Did this in Caesar seem ambitious?
When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept:
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff:

Gough created an Australia which was a better place for the average man.

Gough created Medicare, Free University courses, the end of Conscription and removed sales tax from the Pill. He made many many other changes and improvements to the Australian way of life. Even Malcolm Turnbull has said, “What people remember of Gough Whitlam is a bigness, a generosity, an enormous optimism and ambition for Australia.”

Yet the Left will never forgive Gough for his betrayal of East Timor. And rightly so. It was a grievous fault and deserving of condemnation.

Gough was not a great organiser of a Government. Due to a number of events, not all of his, or even Australia’s making, his Government descended into chaos.

Yes, Gough was, as you are and I am, a flawed human being.

For the only person who has never made a mistake is the man who has done nothing.

I will be remembering all that Gough Whitlam did. The good, the bad and the inspired.

The Human Gough of reality, not the Divine Gough of myth.

O judgment! thou art fled to brutish beasts,
And men have lost their reason.
Bear with me; My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar,
And I must pause till it come back to me.

Poll Sum; 21st Oct


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This past fortnight saw 7898 people polled

Data as at Tuesday night, 21th October.

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Polls Included and Totals Polled.

Three Polls,  Galaxy 2/10, Morgan 6/10, Essential 7/10 were deleted

Three Polls, Morgan 20/10, Newspoll 20/10, Essential 21/10 was added.

Any polls which come out after midnight Sydney/Melbourne time will be included in next week’s charts.

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Percentages converted back to Raw Numbers

Simple maths convert the published % to raw numbers using the electors polled.

Liberal and National Party numbers are combined.

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Note:- Newspoll lumps PUP voters with “Others”. I split them out at as near to 50-50 as I can with whole numbers. That seems to be how the numbers for other polls fall.

Two Party Preferred

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Translating this into electoral numbers,

assuming 15 million electors

we have a National Two Party Preferred of

L-NP 7,143,000 Votes

ALP 7,857,000 Votes

Which leads to – – -

THE DIFFERENCE CHART

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A difference of 714,000 voters.

a swing of 39,000 voters to the ALP

MINOR PARTIES

The two biggest minor parties will have a major impact come election day.

Here is how they are going.

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POLLING SOURCES

For this post

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POINTS FOR DISCUSSION

1:

For this week at least, the swing has begun to move back towards the Left. Just 39,000 voters but it is a start. I expect to see a concerted MSM push to get that swing moving the “Right” way.

2:

The Greens have lifted their vote to almost 11.5% while PUP hits yet another low! PUP is now below 3.5% and continues to lose relevance everywhere except in the Senate!.

3:

Iraq-war #3 and shirt-fronting visiting National Leaders have done nothing to improve tony abbott’s popularity or the popularity of his Government.

 

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Over to you, the discerning reader.

The AFP Is Now God!


George RobertsBE TERRIFIED, IT IS PATRIOTIC!

If you thought the reach of the AFP was limited to Australia, think again.

They apparently now have jurisdiction outside of Australia. In a country we solemnly promised not to invade!

This Twitter Stream from George Roberts, the ABC’s Indonesian Correspondent, shows that no matter where you are, you are subject to AFP bullying!

I can remember when we Australians were proud to live in a country where our leaders could walk freely among their fellow Australians. Talk with the average guy. Interact with them. Not, as in other countries, living behind a bubble of paranoid security.

That Australia, along with the “Fair Go” and our “Mateship” has now been destroyed by this Government who know what they are doing and are terrified of the consequences!

THE GEORGE ROBERTS’ TWEET STREAM.

In reply to another tweeter, George Roberts tweeted:-

Poll Sum; 15th Oct


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This past fortnight saw 7948 people polled

Data as at Tuesday night, 14th October.

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Polls Included and Totals Polled.

One Poll  Essential 30/09 was deleted

One poll, Essential 14/10 was added.

Any polls which come out after midnight Sydney/Melbourne time will be included in next week’s charts.

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Percentages converted back to Raw Numbers

Simple maths convert the published % to raw numbers using the electors polled.

Liberal and National Party numbers are combined.

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Note:- Newspoll lumps PUP voters with “Others”. I split them out at as near to 50-50 as I can with whole numbers. That seems to be how the numbers for other polls fall.

Two Party Preferred

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Translating this into electoral numbers,

assuming 15 million electors

we have a National Two Party Preferred of

L-NP 7,162,500 Votes

ALP 7,837,500 Votes

Which leads to – – -

THE DIFFERENCE CHART

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A difference of 675,000 voters.

Exactly the same as last week

MINOR PARTIES

The two biggest minor parties will have a major impact come election day.

Here is how they are going.

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POLLING SOURCES

For this post

morgan poll essential poll galaxy poll

 

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POINTS FOR DISCUSSION

1:

The swing, which had been slowing, has stopped for this week at least. This is despite the war, despite Bill Shorten’s apparent lack of action. Could it be that tony abbott is imploding? Remember this poll was taken before the bizarre “shirtfront” statement. It will be interesting to see what effect that has on the abbott polling next week.

2:

The Greens continues to poll above 11% while the PUP vote has now declined to nearly 3.5%. This is around the National Party vote.

 

 

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Over to you, the discerning reader.

Poll Sum; 8th Oct


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This past fortnight saw 7939 people polled

Data as at Tuesday night, 7th October.

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Polls Included and Totals Polled.

Four Polls, Reachtel 18/09, Morgan 22/09, Newspoll 22/09, Essential 23/09 was deleted

Three Polls, Galaxy 2/10, Morgan 6/10, Essential 7/10 were added.

Newspoll published a compendium of their past six fortnightly polls and so I chose

(Yep – My Post, My rulez!)

to leave them out. I don’t want three month old responses here!

Any polls which come out after midnight Sydney/Melbourne time will be included in next week’s charts.

Poll08a

 

Percentages converted back to Raw Numbers

Simple maths convert the published % to raw numbers using the electors polled.

Liberal and National Party numbers are combined.

Poll08b

Note:- Newspoll lumps PUP voters with “Others”. I split them out at as near to 50-50 as I can with whole numbers. That seems to be how the numbers for other polls fall.

Two Party Preferred

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Translating this into electoral numbers,

assuming 15 million electors

we have a National Two Party Preferred of

L-NP 7,162,500 Votes

ALP 7,837,500 Votes

Which leads to – – -

THE DIFFERENCE CHART

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A difference of 675,000 voters.

A further swing back to the Right of 45,000 voters..

MINOR PARTIES

The two biggest minor parties will have a major impact come election day.

Here is how they are going.

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POLLING SOURCES

For this post

morgan poll      essential poll      galaxy poll

 

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POINTS FOR DISCUSSION

1:

The swing back to the Right continues and will, probably within three weeks, reach the critical 52/48 mark. After that the Murdoch Empire will begin smelling victory and so start the planning for a Double Dissolution in pre-budget 2015. Please discuss.

2:

The importance of the Greens continues to increase while the PUP vote continues to decline.

 

 

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Over to you, the discerning reader.

Peta Credlin; Uncovered


FAMILY BACKGROUND

Obituary, John L CREDLIN. From the Mount Wycheproof Ensign and East Wimmera Advocate, Friday 3 September 1915

Obituary, John L CREDLIN. From the Mount Wycheproof Ensign and East Wimmera Advocate, Friday 3 September 1915

The Credlins first settled in the small farming community of Wycheproof, in the Mallee some 230 Km North-West of Melbourne in 1873. Joyhn Luen Credlin had been born in Elmore in 1860 and moved to Wycheproff with his parents.

He married Mary Josephine who died in 1923.

haroldcredlinAmongst the wider family was a Leo Credlin who played 16 games for the Carlton Football Club player from 1922 to 1925. He also played one match for North Melbourne in 1930. Leo never married.

Researching through “Trove” I found there was a Constable Edward Loius Credlin who seems to have spent much of his working life from the late 1800’s in Bendigo, living in Morrow Street.

Unconnected and irrelevant fact; There is a Credlin Reef off the coast of Mackay in Queensland.

Parents

Len Credlin, circa 1970

Len Credlin, circa 1970

Brenda Credlin

Brenda Credlin

Born around 1940, Len Credlin attended Wycheproof Primary School

After leaving school, Len a devout Catholic and  a DLP supporter noted for carrying rosary beads in his pocket. A tall man, he worked as a contractor, farming on the side.

He married Brenda Mary Barry, a graduate of Santa Maria College in Northcote from the late 1950’s. She had been employed at Melbourne’s Southern Cross Hotel and was “tall for a woman”.

The family, with their four children moved to St Leonards, at the mouth of Port Philip Bay around 1985 where they opened a general store.  As was standard in a family business all the children were involved in the store.

Len and Brenda went their separate ways some time before Len died. In the store he had always seemed a little unhappy, as though he was pining for the farm life he had left behind.

Nigel, their only son, went on to play with the Geelong Falcons and was drafted by Fitzroy at pick 31 in the 1995 AFL draft. Hawthorn picked him up in the 1997 pre-season draft at No. 20 although he does not seem to have played an AFL match. He is still involved with the VFA in an administrative role.

 EARLY LIFE

In 1971, Peta Credlin, the eldest, was born in Wycheproof to Len and Brenda. Beginning school at St Michael’s School in Wycheproof proved an outstanding student, remembered by one of her teachers as “Smarter than me”. About 1985 the family moved to St Leonards. This move was possibly made so that Peta could become a student at Sacred Heart College, Kyneton. Here she was a standout student and was elected deputy captain in 1989, her final year. She discovered her love for public speaking and debating during a Rotary high-school exchange program in California. Amongst other activities, she was an important member of the school debating team and was apparently nicknamed “Full Back”. Credlin was noted for correcting her teachers should they make any mistakes. Even then, her knowledge and confidence were formidable.

Away from school, she seems to have been the one who stood aloofly in the store, wearing her school uniform and watching what the others did. Possibly supervising even then.

UNIVERSITY

She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne. Apparently having little to do with the campus political life, she did join a branch of the Liberal Party for a short while. Credlin continued with her studies apparently on a part time basis and by 2009-2010 she had completed a graduate diploma in legal practice and had been admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria at a time she had been demoted by Malcolm Turnbull,.

EARLY WORKING LIFE

Assuming her graduation was about 1994, there is an unexplained gap of five years until she suddenly appears, in 1999, as an applicant for a position as political staffer with Liberal Senator Kay Patterson. Normally, Human Resources people are drawn, with insatiable curiosity, to unexplained gaps in employment.

After working for several years on Kay Patterson’s staff, Credlin moved to become an advisor to Senator Richard Alston, Minister for Communications in the Howard Government.

RACING VICTORIA

She then left politics, and worked for three years as public relations manager for Racing Victoria. This was one of just two positions outside politics held by Credlin. After John Howard lost the 2007 election she moved to Sydney and worked with the Jockey Club. credlinpic1

Ed Note:-In my research I have keep coming across Credlins involved in racing in Victoria. Perhaps racing is a family interest which may have held Peta’s attention for several years after her graduation from Melbourne Uni.

Headhunted to manage public relations, she was a natural promoting glamour at the track. Women who worked beside Credlin apologise for singling out the hats for special mention. But her millinery at spring carnival events was magnificent. Melbourne designer Paris Kyne dressed her in elegant finery with curled pheasant feathers and black lattice brims. He’s kept the handwritten “thank you” notes she sent him.

In this position she was involved in an ABC TV programme where she commented on the role of women in Racing.

I think women have come a long way in terms of being racegoers but the business side of racing I think we need to work on more and we need to, I guess, celebrate the women who put on the show, not just accessorise it. . . . . . Racing is one of the only sports where men and women compete equally on equal terms right across the board, whether it’s as an owner or breeder, jockey, trainer. And I think as a sport, if we don’t capture a new market and that new market is overwhelmingly women, women certainly have plenty of financial power these days, we will be a sport in decline. . . . . . The change will come when you have more and more women trainers and owners championing the role of women riders and ensuring that they get a leg up into the saddle as quickly as the men do”

While she was with Vic Racing, she still kept an interest in politics. When Jeff Kennett’s Liberals lost government, Credlin massaged the new Labor team. “I assumed one day she’d play a senior role in the political landscape,” says Racing Victoria’s Bernard Saundry.

PRIVATE LIFE

Kate Legge of The Australian reported on November 05, 2011 ” Kay Patterson played credlin2matchmaker. In October 2000 she read a newspaper story about “the 42-year-old bachelor” Brian Loughnane, newly appointed head of the Victorian Liberal Party, a man “consumed by politics” whose only known hobbies, apart from horse racing, were US politics and political paraphernalia. He had grown up in Colac, near where Credlin hails from. Patterson cut out the article and stuck it on Credlin’s computer. “You need to marry this man,” she pronounced to hoots of laughter.

After fruitless efforts to arrange an introductory cup of tea, Patterson engineered a role for Credlin at Victorian headquarters during the November 2001 federal campaign where she and Loughnane worked long and late, often the last to leave. The night before they wed, at St Patrick’s cathedral in December 2002, John Howard offered Loughnane the federal directorship based in Canberra. This job is as good as it gets for a veteran trouble-shooter.”

 

 BACK IN POLITICS

Tired of the commute between Melbourne and Canberra, where her husband, Brian Loughnane, was based, Credlin returned to her career as a political staffer in 2005 with Senator Robert Hill help him steer WorkChoices and the Telstra sale through the Senate.

Aborting an arranged, head-hunted job with consulting firm Gavin Anderson, Credlin accepted an invitation from communications minister Senator Helen Coonan to become her chief of staff. “She ticked all the boxes,” Coonan recalls. “She’s well rounded, she’s got an astute political brain, she understands the issues, how to deal with amendments and legislation as well as the dynamic of the Senate.”

When the Howard Government was defeated at the 2007 federal election, Credlin moved to Sydney to work at the Jockey Club until she was asked by Brendon Nelson, who had been elected federal Liberal leader and Leader of the Opposition.

When Malcolm Turnbull challenged Nelson for the party leadership, Nelson counselled her to join Turnbull’s team and she was appointed his chief of staff. This was a time where her infallibility was tested. Her Senate prowess crumbled late one night during a crucial vote on Labor’s fiscal stimulus credlin7package when Coalition senators were left floundering. Soon afterwards Turnbull demoted her to deputy. Some staff wanted her gone. It was a poisonous time. Relations between Turnbull and Loughnane were spiky. But Credlin prevailed. During her tenure as deputy she booted four media assistants from a large office which she bagged for herself. She began a Masters of Law, gaining mostly high distinctions, and completed her certificate for admission to practice. “She was never in the office,” declares one of the team. although she was demoted to deputy during this tenure.

When Turnbull himself was challenged and defeated by Tony Abbott in December 2009, Credlin became Abbott’s Chief of Staff. It was reported that people were screaming, ‘Oh my God! The cockroach lives on!”

Kate Legge wrote “Credlin cut her political teeth serving Liberal ministers in the Senate before becoming the only senior adviser in Opposition to survive the last three leadership changes – Brendan Nelson, Malcolm Turnbull, Tony Abbott – shifting loyalty from one to the next. Detractors among her peer group call her “the cockroach” for this enviable instinct for self-preservation but a hard shell and an unbreakable spirit are necessary armour in combat. As Abbott fixes on the top job, Credlin is in line for the prize position of prime minister’s chief of staff.

ATTEMPTED MURDER

News Ltd on May 20th, 2013 reported that, “TONY Abbott has called his chief of staff Peta Credlin “outstanding” after she was caught drink driving on the night of the Opposition Leader’s budget reply speech. Mr Abbott said Ms Credlin was “an outstanding chief of staff, really credlin8outstanding”.”Yes, she has made a mistake, she has done the wrong thing, she accepts she made a mistake and will go through the ordinary process every Australian in this position goes through,” Mr Abbott said.Mr Abbott, who was speaking to the media after a visit to a print factory in the Sydney suburb of Silverwater today, added that Ms Credlin had been caught drink driving “during her private time”.

Well, Peta Credlin is not actually a murderer.

NOT QUITE! More by good luck than good management.

She was drunk and lucky. Stopped by a policeman before she hit a car with a mother and five year old on board or a late night pedestrian or a – – – Any one of a hundred scenarios.

DRUNK PEOPLE WHO DRIVE EVENTUALLY KILL PEOPLE!

On 25th September, 2013 after the change of Government, ABC Online news reported, to the total surprise of absolutely no one, “Prime Minster-elect Tony Abbott’s chief of staff has avoided punishment on a drink-driving charge in the ACT Magistrates Court. Peta Credlin, 42, arrived at court flanked by her high-profile defence lawyer and Mr Abbott’s press secretary. Ms Credlin was charged with low-level drink-driving in May when ACT police caught her returning home from Mr Abbott’s budget reply speech. Ms Credlin pleaded guilty to blowing 0.075 during a breath-test, but today avoided having a conviction recorded.

Ms Credlin’s lawyer argued for the charge to be dismissed due to her otherwise clean driving record and the punishment already received by having the matter play out in the media. Her lawyer also told the court that incoming Attorney-General George Brandis, had written to the court describing Ms Credlin’s exemplary character and how she had a 21-year unblemished driving record. Magistrate Maria Doogan noted that Ms Credlin pleaded guilty at the earliest possibility. “I find the offence proven but I’m not recording a conviction,” Magistrate Doogan said.

I’m sure many other Australians charged with the same offence have been grateful for the Court’s understanding in this way.

 

IN GOVERNMENT

In December, 2013, just four months after the Election, Senator Ian Macdonald said, in Parliament, “But I have to advise them (The Prime Minister’s Office) and my constituents that I will not have unelected advisers in the Prime Minister’s office telling elected politicians who are actually in touch with their constituencies what should and shouldn’t be done.”

Credlin’s micro-managing, what appears from the outside to be a finger-pointing, bullying and dedicated control freakishness have created many enemies, most of whom choose not to stand and fight. In 2011, Kate Legge reported on these traits, ‘One Coonan adviser counts eight out of 10 staff members who left the former minister’s office during Credlin’s tenure. A trickle of Abbott advisers have departed this year, each for different reasons.

Barry Everingham wrote an interesting summary on Credlin’s influence in Government in Independent Australia on 4th Oct, 2014.credlin6It should be noted that when Abbott was delivering his address at the UN to an almost empty chamber, our Ambassador to the UN and our representative on the Security Council – the experienced and universally respected Gary Quinlan ‒ was sidelined by Abbott. But who should be there at his side, in the seat of honour — of course, the ubiquitous Ms Credlin.

Everingham continues, It is becoming increasingly obvious that Abbott is under her political spell — and it needs to be asked if it is she who has been responsible for some of the more outrageous Abbott thought bubbles recently landed on an unsuspecting and increasingly bewildered electorate. . . . . . . Time to open that can of worms and see what slithers out.

IVF Interview

That influence extended to the use of Abbott’s office refrigerator as a storage facility for Credlin’s IVF efforts. In January 2013, in a badly disguised effort to overcome the perceived anti-Abbott bias of the female half of the electorate, Credlin gave an interview with Marie Claire. The Daily Telegraph chose to sensationalise a part of that interview.

Samantha Maiden reported, after her own, hurridly arranged interview with Credlin,Ms Credlin revealed Mr Abbott offered to “run interference” for her as she went through IVF, storing her fertility drugs in his parliamentary fridge and clearing out his official bathroom for her use. “He made it sound like it could work,” Ms Credlin said. “(Abbott’s) just such an optimist. He’d say, ‘It’s OK. You’re going to try again’. You can wallow in it. I never want to be one of these people whose whole life gets defined by whether I had kids,” she told The Sunday Telegraph. “You’ve also got to dust yourself off and keep going.”

That same interview revealed major differences between Abbott and Credlin with respect to women’s rights. “Ms Credlin says she told Abbott before working for him in 2010: “I will just never agree with you on abortion. I think you are opposed to it, desperately opposed to it and you would ban it if you could. But Mr Abbott replied: “Well that’s just bullshit. I believe it should be safe, legal and rare.”

 

ICAC

Peta Credlin has been caught up in the NSW ICAC Inquiry. A collection of emails had been suppressed but later released. What they revealed was damning! The emails reveal that, in March 2011, while the Coalition was in opposition, Ms Credlin used a major donor to the Liberal Party, Brickworks, as part of Tony Abbott’s campaign against the carbon tax. Ms Credlin, the chief of staff to Mr Abbott, is married to Brian Loughnane, the party’s federal director. Brickworks was one of the largest corporate donors to the Liberal Party, giving $384,000 in a nine-month period from July 2010 to April 2011. As well as its brand Austral Bricks, Brickworks also lists property development as a core business.credlin3

The ICAC has heard that Brickworks used the Free Enterprise Foundation, a shadowy Canberra-based organisation, to channel $125,000 in illicit donations to the NSW Liberals for the March 2011 state election. Since 2009, property developers have been banned from donating to NSW political parties, but it is legal for such donations to go to federal parties. One of the previously suppressed emails reveals that, on March 1, 2011, Mr Nicolaou sent Ms Credlin an email titled “Re Carbon Tax” advising that Brickworks was “a very good supporter of the Party.”

 MY CONCLUSION

Credlin has become the giraffe in the room. At six foot and with an erotic grace which precludes the usual pachydermic allusion she dominates this government like no other person.

Everything the Abbott Government does and says must be looked at through a “Credlin-lens” because everything, from staffing appointments, slogans and daily talking points up to and including policy comes from her!

Unelected, unaccountable and unstoppable!

Both Parties Hate Cyber Space


What happened to our internet freedoms?  Back in December 2007, less than a month after gaining Government, and just a week after being appointed Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Steven Conroy made his intentions plain.

The ABC online News reported, “Conroy announces mandatory internet filters to protect children

Telecommunications Minister Stephen Conroy says new measures are being put in place to provide greater protection to children from online pornography and violent websites. Senator Conroy says it will be mandatory for all internet service providers to provide clean feeds, or ISP filtering, to houses and schools that are free of pornography and inappropriate material. Online civil libertarians have warned the freedom of the internet is at stake, but Senator Conroy says that is nonsense.”

Five years later, devout Catholic Conroy was still at it. News Ltd trumpeted in 2012, “Senator Conroy not dropping internet filter despite being ‘unlikely to get anywhere

On the Q&A program last night, viewer William Rollo from South Australia asked Senator Conroy whether Labor’s support for the filter was pointless, given that it may not have the numbers to get through Parliament.
“The Coalition aren’t backing it… and the Greens aren’t too keen on it either. Under the new paradigm it’s realistically unlikely to get anywhere. Do you therefore think it’s fair for voters to see your insistence on this policy as a time and money waster?”  However Senator Conroy said a review of the Refused Classification category of content still had to be undertaken before legislation was introduced to Parliament.  “You don’t, simply because you’ve got a lot of criticism, say ‘well I’m going to run away from that policy’,” he said.

Australian Sex Party president Fiona Patton warned filter critics not to take the Coalition’s opposition to the scheme for granted.”(Shadow Treasurer) Joe Hockey may have said he won’t support the filter as it stands, but certainly Tony Abbott out at Rooty Hill, of course, said that he would do whatever he could to stop people looking at filth,” she said.”

Conroy’s desire for a secret internet “Black List”,condis3 ostensibly to block paedophile rings but wide open enough to block any site for any reason was constant.

Is it any wonder that when George Brandis suddenly produced legislation to grab meta-data from everyone and to allow ASIO and its acronymical fellow departments to use “back-door” technology to enter everyone’s computer and take any information or to make any changes desired, that Conroy and his ALP fellow travellers jumped on the band wagon?

There are those amongst our leaders who see Religion and National Security as one and the same.

A hatred of freedom, especially on the Internet is part of the DNA of the ALP Right. Just as it is a part of the Liberal Party, the Party that lies to you every time it speaks its name!

It is time to cry for the Australia which once was free and fair and proud of itself!

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There should be no surprise that the ALP accepted the Brandis intrusion into the internet usage of every Australian.

They have been trying to do it for years themselves!

 

 

 

 

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