Thursday 11th of February 2016

Gus Leonisky's blog

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fast and furious...

smelly

Former defence minister David Johnston is being tipped to fill the role of Australia's consul-general to Hong Kong and Macau.

private medals...

 

private robert

Robert is fighting to save his ministerial career after revelations of a “personal” trip to Beijing in August 2014 to celebrate a deal involving Nimrod Resources, an Australian mining company headed by major Liberal party donor Paul Marks.

gregly humbled by the accolade of best minister in the world... the first greg joke ever!

 

gregly

Poor Greg Hunt. No one deserves this. Least of all Greg.

The Best Minister in the World?

Imagine his return to the Cabinet room.

wrong human for human rights...

 

wrong man...

Four Australians with better human rights credentials than Philip Ruddock

I have given up...

I have given up on reporting on all the climatic storms around the globe. But a couple of "big" ones have forced me to get on deck.

winter storm

Here we have a "massive storm" on the US coast that did a bit of damage to one of the cattle-class ships for tourists, plus a storm in the UK where the winds and rain are yet again creating more floods. Imagine the waves approaching Scotland towering about 19 metres! (that's about 65 feet). At present these monster waves are diminishing to 12 then 8 metre waves in the next couple of days.

 

 

the war in a country called legalese...

 

legal eagles

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop – and others in the Government – have made a number of contradictory statements about the legal basis for Australia to bomb Syria. Barrister James O'Neill reports.

as jeb bush says, donald's head needs to be examined...

trumpshit

Donald Trump certainly isn't trying to hedge on whether he'd support using waterboarding to combat terrorism.

Quite the contrary.

nothing but the nuz...

malcolm turbull makes the nuz...

World Rugby is investigating whether New Zealand's dramatic last-gasp pool draw with Australia at the Sydney Sevens came with eight Kiwi players on the field.

not a question of politics... wink wink say no more...

 

hum...

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he’s yet to be convinced of the benefits of increasing the goods and services tax unless it boosts economic growth and employment.

The government, which is expected to hold an election in the second half of the year, is looking at an overhaul of the taxation system, including a potential increase in the GST to 15 percent from 10 percent.

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