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Backing down on 18c: Looks like another broken promise

The rumours I’ve been hearing are true. Attorney-General George Brandis is preparing to water down a controversial plan to scrap sections of the Racial Discrimination Act that restrict racist insults and hate speech, after an avalanche of submissions signalled concerns … Continue reading

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Day 15 of a broken promise

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Day 14 of a broken promise

A very good speech to be sure and the full text can be found here: Should the Coalition win the election, there will be no nasty surprises and there’ll be no lame excuses. No surprises and no excuses. The Coalition’s … Continue reading

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Day 13 of a broken promise

From Our Plan Real Solutions for all Australians: From Twitter: Then these statements: We are Liberals who believe in smaller government, lower taxes, greater freedom – Nov 24, 2010. People can be confident that spending, debt and taxes will always … Continue reading

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Day 12 of a broken promise

Update: Andrew Bolt interprets the photo as wowserism. Apparently Treasurers who cut Government spending should not smoke cigars: Memo to Joe Hockey In the following weeks you will also not be allowed to: Raise a glass Drink champagne Eat at … Continue reading

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Day 11 of a broken promise

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Day 10 of a broken promise

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Day 9 of a broken promise

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Day 8 of a broken promise

Key ministers including Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann have argued that a tax increase was one of the few ways to ensure those on high incomes bore some of the pain from the budget. What Joe Hockey and … Continue reading

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Day 7 of a broken promise

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