Met with Bob McMullan

I arranged a meeting with my local representative to discuss the Government’s ISP censorship proposal. It was a fairly good meeting, although Mr McMullan was fairly non-committal. He did say that he has always been against censorship and that he would make up his mind in due course. I left him with this information pack… Continue reading Met with Bob McMullan

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Flag Waving Patriotism

What’s with the flag waving this year? In previous years, I don’t recall people flying Australian flags from their cars. The last two days, I have seen several on the roads. This kind of patriotism makes me nervous. It is dangerous, and opens the door to bigotry and intolerance.

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ACT Citizens Disenfranchised

My first major disappointment in the new Labor government. This argument shouldn’t be about whether homosexual marriage is right or wrong, it’s about whether citizens of the ACT have the right to govern themselves. As a territory, we already do not have the full set of rights the states have. If we do not have… Continue reading ACT Citizens Disenfranchised

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LOL POLS

I can’t say I understand the whole LOLCATS thing, but these LOLPOLS are brilliant.

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Australian Election 2007

I live the Federal electorate of Fraser. Bob McMullan is virtually guaranteed to retain this seat. I don’t have a problem with McMullan, and think he’s a reasonable performer. Although the ACT is under represented. Fraser had 116,527 people on the roll in 2004, and Solomon in the Northern Territory had only 53,873 people. You… Continue reading Australian Election 2007

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