Dear Bill (Shorten)

You’ll probably be Prime Minister next May, given the current Government rabble. Friends who know you tell me you’re a good man, but from what I see on TV and read, you’re very difficult to believe in. And your performance yesterday – in Parliament and on TV – was so disappointing. It was the last day of Parliament for the year (not your fault). Yet there you were, bickering over the optics, the politics, not discussing what your Party’s principles or policies would be if/when you are in government, not motivating or building credibility with a cynical electorate.

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Iraq War Championship Results: Australia 3 UK 179 US 4,500 Iraq 500,000

The European football championship is almost over.  22 teams have lost and only France and Portugal are left, though it is possible to argue that Iceland and Wales are winners, given their expectations.  But an analysis of the 10 year long (some would argue still continuing) Iraq War Championship – the Chilcot Report – was released this week.  Many have wondered just who ‘won’ this event, but Chilcot made it clear.  Everyone lost.  And Chilcot explained why.Read More »