Author Archives: Jarrah

Sometimes the system works

Thank you, Premier Kristina Keneally, Opposition Leader Barry O’Farrell and Nationals leader Andrew Stoner for allowing a conscience vote in the NSW lower house on the Adoption Amendment (Same Sex Couples) Bill (No.2). Why every vote is not a conscience … Continue reading

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Public loss, private gain – but not where you expected

At the moment, you can’t walk 10 paces down Marrickville Road without seeing one of these: They were paid for by the Marrickville Chamber of Commerce. I hope they didn’t pay too much, because they are just crudely stencilled signs … Continue reading

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That looks familiar…

I didn’t watch the Liberals’ campaign launch, but according to the Sydney Morning Herald, Tony Abbott commended the review’s plan ”for lower, simpler, fairer personal income taxes and an end to the money-go-round that traps people in poverty”, with the … Continue reading

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This dude gets it

Moral disapproval alone is an improper basis on which to deny rights to gay men and lesbians. The evidence shows conclusively that Proposition 8 enacts, without reason, a private moral view that same-sex couples are inferior to opposite-sex couples… Proposition … Continue reading

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LDP press release #6

Liberal Democrats say no to big government climate schemes

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LDP press release #5

Greens are economic vandals

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LDP press release #4

Labor being wagged by Green tail

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Sorry, I’m not convinced

Mr Albanese sent me a letter today, spruiking federal Labor’s achievements (because there are no State Labor achievements). He assured me that “I am interested in your views on matters which affect the Federal Government.” I’m certain that isn’t true, … Continue reading

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LDP press release #3

Liberal Democrats reject cigarette packaging laws

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LDP press release #2

Contractor tax law changes are a rip off

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