Taking a break can lead to breakthroughs

May 23, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.   An update from us… The election is over but there’s some way to go to get the federal parliamentary show on the road – and that’s also the story for us here at Politics Today.  We’ve enjoyed what we’ve been able to do for you during the election campaign, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. […]

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Win or lose, we go shopping after the election

May 23, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Monday, 23 May 2022   Quote to note “I can’t stop myself from saying that the defeat of Morrison suits me fine.”  Said France’s outgoing foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Clearly still holding a multi-billion dollar grudge, Le Drian had another go at outgoing PM Scott Morrison’s “brutality and cynicism” before casting forward to better days. “I […]

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Elections belong to the people

May 20, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Friday, 20 May 2022   Quote to note “Russian elections are rigged. Political opponents are imprisoned or otherwise eliminated from participating in the political process. The result is the absence of checks and balances in Russia and the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq … I mean Ukraine.” Nervous […]

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If you don’t fall down, you aren’t trying hard enough

May 19, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Thursday, 19 May 2022   Quote to note “The stigma associated with UAPs has gotten in the way of good intelligence analysis … pilots avoided reporting or were laughed at when they did.” For the first time in more than 50 years, the US Congress has held a public hearing into UFOs… or "unexplained aerial phenomena", as […]

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I’m muffin without you

May 18, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Wednesday, 18 May 2022   Quote to note “There were times you couldn’t give me away.” Former Prime Minister John Howard might have been PM from 1996-2007, but long before that, he was a pretty unpopular opposition leader… He was even called “Mr 18%” for his shocking poll numbers. These days he’s a force for the Libs […]

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Always drink upstream from the herd

May 17, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Tuesday, 17 May 2022   Quote to note “The risk of being the lone fool was much greater than being one of many fools.” Macquarie Uni politics professor Murray Goot reckons one of the reasons the polling companies got it so wrong in 2019 is because they "herded together” behind a Labor victory. Goot thinks that risk […]

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Putting yourself first is not selfish

May 16, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Monday, 16 May 2022   Quote to note “Our campaign has heard reports of a number of Monique’s supporters failing to number all of the boxes on the ballot.” Said a spokesman for Teal Kooyong candidate Monique Ryan following her decision to not allocate preferences on her how-to-vote cards. Ballot papers that don’t have a number in […]

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You save yourself or you remain unsaved

May 13, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Friday, 13 May 2022   Quote to note “The loudest yeller doesn’t get the next question.” Said Labor leader Anthony Albanese to the press pack yesterday in one of several testy exchanges. And hasn’t he been on a journey with the media this campaign… Starting out with an ‘ask me all the questions’ posture, he’s become more […]

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The wombat is a joy

May 12, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Thursday, 12 May 2022   Quote to note “When we talk about zero-Covid, we don’t think that it’s sustainable, considering the behaviour of the virus now and what we anticipate in the future.” Said World Health Organization boss Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of China’s policy to crush every coronavirus outbreak. The statement was blocked on China’s internet […]

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Our praises are our wages

May 11, 2022

No images? Click here Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Wednesday, 11 May 2022 And apologies for the delay this morning – the tech gods were not on our side…    Quote to note “The world is experiencing more than just a realignment in power. The global rules-based order is being manipulated and subverted. The future will likely be less advantageous to Australia than that we once […]

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