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November 28, 2021

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The Nationals’ spin is that ‘they’re not going to be rushed into making bad decisions without having all the facts on the table’. Seriously, the facts have been on the table for a decade, they can’t handle facts, they’ve made a litany of poor decisions regarding climate change policies while ignoring the protests of their farming constituents.

How is this corruption-infested, incompetent rabble going to get out of this mess? Will we be subjected to another rorting campaign like (Nationals) Bridget McKenzie’s infamous ‘sports-rorts’ scandal. Then came the Building Better Regions rorts, where money meant for regional infrastructure was spent in marginal metropolitan seats on swimming pools.

Then, the daddy of all rorts, the Commuter Car Park rort, (Pork and Ride), where millions were promised, to alleviate congestion in marginal seats, and mostly never built. This seriously bad government cannot continue. Labor government with afederal ICAC. Now.

Keith Duncan, Pimlico


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8 COMMENTS

  1. Keith . You must have missed my question in our last chat so I will ask again. Why do you always revert to baseless name calling and ad hominem when someone challenges your narrative? The mere [correct] suggestion pork barreling and corruption infests both Labor and the LNP brings out your cranky pants and you label me a conservative blowhard. The time before you labeled me a climate denier for suggesting Tim Flannery made dud predictions. You use this tactic every time. Not a great look for a representative of any political party I wouldn’t think.

    • Oh David, has someone been calling you terrible names? How awful, you poor thing, you must be devastated. Seriously, you should know by now I don’t answer questions from you or anybody else unless I want to. Actually, I don’t care what you or your blowhard, nom-de-plume, conservative mate thinks about anything I write, and I certainly don’t need any advice from you about being a representative of a political party, I’ve been doing it for a long time; maybe you and your mate should consider getting a life and writing something for publication, if either of you have something sensible to say. There you are, I have respectfully answered you.

      • Keith. I expect your name calling and ad hominim , I know it is all you have. I actually feel sorry for you. So consumed with hatred and frustration which shows in all your writing. Maybe it come from loosing the unlosable election and handing Morrison 3 years of power. I’d be cranky if I belonged to a mob that lost through incompetence and I had to sit in the back seat for 3 years.

        • Oh David, would I be correct in assuming that there is an element of hostility in your reply? But I must remind you yet again that no amount of cheap egregious slurs upon either my person or the Labor Party is going to get my attention. However, being a person of kind heart, I will give one last piece of advice, take a Bex, have a good old lay down, listen to some gentle music to sooth the inner self; you really can get somewhat boring with your constant sniping at other people writing letters to the editor; you should try it some time, you may surprise yourself.

  2. David Fitzgerald seriously keith pretends
    to represent the Labor Party … just look at all his posts ….okay Mr Duncan ask Captain Albo
    what it will cost Australians for Net Zero ?
    What ever that means ? Keith this i dont
    Understand the 21st century labor party
    Is so Greens party orientated your policies
    are very similar why do you not just merge.
    as for name calling keith certainly your favorite is Deniers !! Climate change deniers that is ..also whatever that means !! When infact your are in denial because you pontificate and lecture yet live a hydrocarbon heaven life every day.. as for
    Mr Flannery David has this man no shame?
    Well apparently not … never Challenged by
    The ABC for his outrageous predictions why ?
    The very notion that the past 50 years is some form of tipping point for the planet
    Is laughable really.. oh lastly keith why is China , Russia, Indonesia not attending
    Glasgow ??

    • Barrow my man, you back again and still ferreting down the same rabbit barrow. Please don’t insult the Greens with your description of 21st century ALP as Greens party orientated. The Greens and current day ALP are miles apart on the big issues. The ALP these days tries as hard as it can to imitate the Liberals, like – frank credits, negative gearing, capital gains, asylum seeker and refugee, continuing and boosting fossil fuel usage despite pledging Net Zero Emissions 2050. The Lib/Nat/Lab troika is alive and well. On climate you back on point with your Denier rubbish but when you got your head stuck down that rabbit barrow it impossible to see what is happening above yeah. Jinping, Vladimir and Joko will be happy to help answer your last question, just go and ask.

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