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The Lie Detectors – coming to a computer screen near you

Monday, May 24th, 2004

“The Lie Detectors” – it sounds like a movie title, and perhaps it is, in the way it is being used by Australia’s most fragile mainstream party, The Australian Democrats, as their campaign theme for the next election. I must admit, the title and the bleak background on the campaign posters that I saw on […]

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On the ‘net Greens handle election announcement the best

Tuesday, January 13th, 2004

Last post on the use of the ’net and Queensland politics I was awarding points to the National Party for their www.governmentwaste.com.au site. This post when I look at the official sites of the major parties they aren’t doing so well. Peter Beattie announced the election at 12:30 p.m. today. By 3:00 p.m. or thereabouts […]

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The very model of a modern ex-Prime Minister

Wednesday, November 26th, 2003

Former Australian Prime Minister and life member of the Liberal Party Malcolm Fraser has joined the cyber age and posted a petition “To End Detention and Separation of Families in Australia” at www.petitiononline.com. I won’t be signing the petition, although I am troubled by many of the issues involved, but as of writing 8,451 people […]

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