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Dancing In The Dark


Singing, dancing politicians are an embarrassment, no matter which side of the political spectrum you are on.

Mary Jo Fisher, a Liberal senator from SA, recently showed she was far from up to the job with her performance in Question Time of ‘Time Warp’ from the Rocky Horror Show. After being arrested for a number of shoplifting offences she resigned her singing and dancing gig in Parliament and has since sought treatment.

Scarily, Trade Minister Craig Emerson has since staged his own horror movie. Dancing and singing to a cheap backing track of the Skyhooks’ hit, ‘Horror Movie’, Craig’s horror movie was right there on our TV screens, and it was on the ‘six o’clock news’. Remember, this is the man who represents us overseas in matters of trade.

Unfortunately it was right there on overseas TV screens too. Way to go, Trade Minister.

But don’t let the music stop there, especially as our ‘world’s best treasurer’ likes to rock’n’roll. Wayne Swan, better known to most of the population as ‘the goose’, has revealed that he takes inspiration from multi-millionaire rock singer Bruce Springsteen. While genuflecting to millionaire Bruce he takes umbrage at the fact that mining bosses in Australia make similar money.

Sadly the goose doesn’t realise that our mining moguls pay a huge amount of tax, and the thousands of people they employ also pay tax.

And it is this tax that props up the government. Instead, the goose wants to kill the mining industry and redistribute the existing wealth.

Given that the goose and the government have already run up Australia’s largest ever deficit, isn’t it time to say ‘stop the music, I want to get off’?






  1. deknarf says:

    I can recall a foreign minister who used to like dressing in fishnet stockings! Must admit it would be preferable if all politicians stopped trying to act like the rest of the populace — it’s so embarrasingly unnatural! :-O

    PS: Liking your own blog Ian — that’s a bit narcissistic!

  2. Richard Ryan says:

    Dolly Downer what a f**k-wit, did you see curly in Parliament when Bush was giving a speech, Dolly was having a orgasm listening to Bush. The only politician I know, who has an arsehole at both ends of his digestive system—-all bullshit.

  3. Iain Hall says:

    Check the By-line for this post and you will see that I am not the author of this post, that honour goes to GD so naturally there is no narcissism involved in me praising his efforts here 😉

  4. Ray Dixon says:

    Swan’s music tastes are a bit off the mark but so is your comment that the mining tax will destroy mining companies. Getagrip, GD, it doesn’t apply until they start making super profits. And those super profits are not going into the Aus economy if they’re not taxed.

  5. deknarf says:

    Except if he’s a relative! ;-O

  6. GD says:

    yes, deknarf, Downer did dress in stockings, but he was off the clock. These clowns are purportedly running the country while indulging their teenage music fantasies. Even worse, these teenage fantasies apparently inspire the world’s worst treasurer when he’s in the office.

    You’re ok with that are you?

    Is it any wonder we now have a $200 billion debt for future generations to pay back?

    You’re ok with that?

    Dolly Downer’s fishnets cost nothing other than his self-esteem.

    Can’t say the same for the actions of these Labor clowns.

  7. Richard Ryan says:

    GD! If I was the Taliban——–Dolly Downer would be the first on my hit-list—–AWB liar, and political conman. GD what about the billions spent on wars based on lies–such as Iraq, Afghanistan——the biggest supplier of raw material for heroin—to feed the greedy West, helped by the CIA—-AS FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS, GD you don’t give two f%cks about them—the Liberal mantra—-“I am alright jack”.

  8. Richard Ryan says:

    Yes GD you are all Liberal propaganda—–Shalom.

  9. Iain Hall says:

    Lets see, being accused of providing “Liberal propaganda” compared to your endorsement of groups like the Taliban, hmm which is more morally defensible??

  10. Richard Ryan says:

    America supported the Taliban and bin Laden for years and called them “freedom fighters” against the Russians–is that not strange? snigger-snigger with GD dancing in tune to the beat of American war tom-toms. check mate! Shalom

  11. Richard Ryan says:

    America at one time or another supported all the great Tyrants of the world, to suit their own self and political interests, at one time or another.

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