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The winds of change, or Flannery’s flim flam to be “cloud funded”

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According to media reports the abolition of the Climate commission will save the long suffering  people about half a  million bucks a year, almost chump change in the greater scheme of things but how it has  upset the AGW luvvies, with many of them getting upset that the government should do precisely what they promised on the campaign trail would be right up there with getting new stationary  by abolishing this useless quango. Some one should explain to the luvvies that if the Australian people want to find out about the subject they can do the same as everyone else and just use the internet. Because its always been the case that the likes of Flannery et al have NEVER produced a single instance of unique research all that they have ever done is to rehash the many papers and pseudo-scientific claims of impending doom as if they are some sort of holy writ.  The fact that Flannery now claims that he and his fellow Profits of the Green religion are now going to carry on their “work” while begging for public support should make for an amusing aside to discussions of the topic. I just can’t help wondering if the AGW luvvies will dig deep enough to make up for Flannery’s now absent 180 grand a year stipend or if the cold hard reality of them having to spend their own money (rather than that of the taxpayer) is in action.

While we are on the subject of the internet  who has not noticed that Malcolm Turnbull has got the NBN board to all fall on their swords?  It both delights me to see the nincompoops who have done such a crappy job on Labor’s signature high-tech infrastructure project fired and to see that we now have a the prospect of the very necessary upgrading of our internet services in the hands of a minister who understands how to run something properly  and that we may just have in prospect a change in the debate from the flights of  of fantasy about what a warp drive will do on the electric super highway to what has to be done to properly deliver on the promise.

Cheers Comrades

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2 Comments

  1. Flannery was hired by a Labour Govt. as a spin merchant. Can you blame him for that. Even if he did portray it in the name of Science , like a terrorist might invoke an appeal to their religion.

  2. Stuart.W says:

    Yes he was hired as a spinner, and what gave him more currency was the Howard Govt previosly made him Australian of the year. It was one of the few mistakes John Howard has to put hand up for. I notice with interest though his newly formed “Climate Council” won’t be disclosing the source of donations received, now he’s been cut from the Govt teat.

    He’s never got anything right and should be made to use his own money, but that’s not the way hypocritical “capitalists” like he, Suzuki and Gore work.

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