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Tell Julia what you think of the ALP

The ALP want to know what its “members and supporters” think about it and to that end they are running a survey:

click to tell Julia what you think about our oldest political party

Of course as I get their email I did the survey….
Cheers Comrades

Undemocratic Thuggery: Labor Commits To Ignore Election Outcome

Yale you have done very well here to point out the villainous nature of the left leaning parties when it comes to this most pernicious tax and spend regime. Further the fact that he has even said this should be retold every-time that the Labor party claims that it believes the next election is winnable by Gillard because thsi sort of thinking is absolute evidence that they are lying (again) about their election prospects.

Cheers Comrades

The obligitory Joel Fitzgibbon post

Joel Fitzgibbon

Joel Fitzgibbon

My blogging has been a little lighter than usual lately,  mainly because I have been madly swinging the angle grinder and working the welder in my workshop. In a bit less than a week I have managed to get the new chassis more than half way there It is amazing how fast you can go when you are essentially making a copy of something that you have done before , the nutting out time that was such a big part of your first effort is just not required. In any case I have spent lots of time planing this rebuild so now all I have  to do is the actual work.
While I have been working I have been listening to good old Radio National and one recurring story has been the woes and worries of our Defence Minister. What an entertainment it has been so far;  gifts and largesse aplenty, admissions that prove to be inadequate, followed by grovelling apologies for failing to disclose “free” air travel. As scandals go this one is a beauty . Now we discover that the lady in question has connections to the Chinese military…

THE wealthy Chinese businesswoman who befriended Defence Minister Joel Fitzgibbon and showered him with gifts is a leading member of an organisation with strong ties to the Chinese military.

Helen Liu, who was born in the northeastern Chinese province of Shandong and is now an Australian citizen, is a member of the editorial committee of Shandong Ming Jia.

The organisation, which translates as Shandong Celebrities Family, promotes the work of leading people from Shandong.

It has extensive membership within the China’s military, the Peoples Liberation Army, especially its logistics division.

Ms Liu has attracted enormous attention after allegations reported last week that Mr Fitzgibbon had been the subject of a covert spy operation by officials from his own defence department because of his relationship with her.

Ms Liu, who has had many property development interests in China and Australia, is among members of the Shandong Celebrities Family network whose activities are regularly covered by its own colour magazine.

According to the claims, departmental officials regarded Ms Liu as a possible security risk.

I just cant wait for each new revelation , each new residency of the spinmiester chair,  Julia Gillard on “Insiders” was a hoot, Brother Number One did a great “serious school mistress” impersonation. Each day I look forward to new instalment in this saga but as I can usually foresee how the plot of any drama will play out and I just have this feeling that the final act will be a minister falling on his sword.

Staying tuned Comrades

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