Category Archives: Truthiness

Understanding ‘Abbott-Speak’ – Truthiness to English Dictionary

Listening to Tony Abbott speak can be confusing. One day he’s saying something like “Let me be as categoric as I can, the GST won’t change, full stop, end of story“. Then, in the very first budget brought down by his government, the GST is immediately put under the spotlight – leading up to last week, where he praised the States for

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So exactly how Fascist is Australia – on a scale of One to ‘Hitler would be Proud’?

Conclusion: Be alert and alarmed,
Whilst Abbott is unlikely to be seen sporting a short mustache anytime soon, his Government’s policies are chipping away at our personal freedoms. This is a far greater risk to our way of life than any terrorist army on the other side of the world.

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Six degrees of engagement

At the last federal election, a guy in Brisbane set up a site called dontbeafuckingidiot.com, which the author described as being a ‘sweary, angry, yet accurate comparison of policy’.  He received nearly half a million hits.  Old news now – but it’s relevance today is the letter he wrote following the election. Here’s some of what he said: The strength

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