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An axe or a scalpel?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Neither label would be accurate. Queensland government’s half-hearted attempt to reduce the State deficit and the size of the swollen public service [Fog of Chaos – Newman’s cuts] seems to be faltering. Not … Continue reading

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Newman’s cuts

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger When Newman and his Liberal National Party so resoundingly trounced Labor in the last Queensland State elections they inherited a plethora of festering problems. The outrageous State debt is probably the most serious … Continue reading

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Queenslandské volby

Rudolf Výborný Očekával jsem výsledek se zájmem, průzkumy veřejného mínění jasně naznačovaly, že zvítězí LNP, ale výsledek voleb je vždy nejistý. Navíc, Labor hned od začátku volební kampaně se rozhodla obvinit z kriminality vůdce LNP, Cambell Newmana. Nečestně, protože vědomě nepravdivě, … Continue reading

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A bit late, but…

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger One could say twenty years too late, but it seems that some Queenslanders finally woke up. Preliminary results from Saturday show that Liberal National Party will have 74 seats in the Parliament, Labor … Continue reading

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Face value

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Propaganda about political opponents is one thing, and the assessment of human beings on their appearance is another. It is every person’s choice how much weight to give each. I do not mention … Continue reading

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Pre-election musing

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The Queensland’s elections campaigning will mercifully end one day. But do not underestimate a politician cornered, who, until his/her oh so graceful concession speech on the election night, will deceive, denigrate and defame … Continue reading

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Annie’s Health hazards

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Not so long ago a prisoner escaped from a Queensland prison, as they are want to. Apparently dangerous, he was on the lam for some time before recapture. My older readers may recall … Continue reading

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Electioneering

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger After the tragicomic distraction of julia/kevin kerfuffle in the Australian capital, the attention of the nation, at least according to the Left media, turned to the Oscars, races, Gillard’s achievements and yes, maybe, … Continue reading

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Murky waters indeed

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Whilst I am far from alleging any conspiracy, especially on the part of a socialist government, I suspect that our Labor Annie* surely remembered and applied the Sir Humphrey Appleby’s maxim on commissions … Continue reading

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Sensible shoes next time, Julia

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger While we are being amused by the Australia Day Labor antics, it could be useful to remember that in politics the things almost never are what they seem to be. And the time-proved … Continue reading

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Fistful of dollars

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger This is the time when all good men and women come to the help of the party, Labor party that is. And all good socialist men and women, of course. Our Premier, Anna … Continue reading

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Anča proletářka

PAVEL JACKO “forget politics, join ALP and your financial future is secured” Mám to štěstí, že mě v parlamentu queenslandském zastupuje naše premiérka Anna Blight* a ve federálním ministerský předseda Kevin Rudd. Bohužel zatím ani jeden ani druhý se mě … Continue reading

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