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on the campaign trail... kissing babies, hugging demented old folks and wearing loud lollipop vests with reflective strips...
Benjamin Franklin was a polymath, a revolutionary and a lighting conductor.
It’s called the dead cat strategy. Here, according to Sam Delaney in the Guardian, is how Boris Johnson describes it:
There are various formats of conservatives in the USA. The two main branches are the mildish conservatives and the CONservatives — or in other words the paleoconservatives and the neocons, with some crossover due to the religious traditionalists and evangelicals.
The Australian Federal Police are raiding Labor Party offices in Melbourne over the alleged leak of documents from the National Broadband Network.
Shadow finance spokesman Tony Burke confirmed the raids on Thursday, saying they were in relation to allegations about documents which revealed that the NBN roll-out was slower and more expensive under the Coalition than under Labor.
A new report from the CSIRO mapping Australia’s innovation and investment priorities out to 2030 has put its energy focus squarely on fossil fuel exports and the technologies required to best exploit them, under a number of different possible future scenarios.
News you won't read in the mediocre press....
'Australia is my favorite European country': Twitter competes in wittiness following Eurovision