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The Weak in Politics on Friday 17th April 2015

The Weak in Politics on Friday 17th April 2015

Friday 17 April, 2015
It’s so unreasonable that China now only pays around $40 a tonne for WA’s iron ore & expects the other states to forego their GST to make up the difference.
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘How the hell’s Joe going to carve up the GST to satisfy all the states?’
‘He’s going to convert it into loaves and fishes’

Heard down the Queensland corridors of power

‘I hear Anna Palaszczuk is going to change party rules for selecting
parliamentary candidates’
‘That’s probably going to rule out Craig Thomson

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

‘Why has Mike Baird already started on the second Harbour Tunnel?’
‘Well Clover’s cycle lanes are going nowhere so hopefully this will give them a new direction’

I want to be absolutely clear about this

When the Brick With Eyes leaves politics will he become a lookout in the Great Wall of China?

Conniving with Clive

Experts are amazed that Dio Wang, the PUP Senator from WA, has survived working with Clive for so long. If he survives for much longer he could be considered for a role working with Peta Credlin.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘Any sign of Bill having an idea yet?’
‘Yes but it’s so long since he had the last one he didn’t realise what it was’

Green and Bear it

The Greens latest corporate tax policy seems to be about squeezing companies so hard they can’t afford to emit any carbon.


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This is the column with insights that all the other publications seem unable to cope with. That’s arguably because they take politics far too seriously.

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