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Australian Politics and Society

Barry’s Circle Jerk: Alcohol Summit 2014

“Circle Jerk: 1) When a group of males sit in a circle, jerking each other off 2) When a bunch of blowhards – usually politicians – get together for a debate but … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

RIP Sydney: 1788 – 2014

Barry O’Farrell, the NSW premier, head of the self-proclaimed “Liberal” party – a political ideology dedicated to the rights and liberties of individuals and businesses – has just announced his … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 39 Comments

Alcohol: A Product Fellas Gotta Have

By Nick Kenny. If you live in Australia, chances are you’ve had a bender. Chances are you’ve hit the town on a Friday or Saturday night at some stage, and … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 3 Comments

Fear and Loathing in the Land Down Under

By Nick Kenny  “For those who’ve come across the seas, we’ve boundless plains to share” – Advance Australia Fair, second verse. Thousands upon thousands, impoverished and desperate, climbing onboard some awkward … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Better High for a Better Australia

By Nick Kenny Weekend before last, a friend of a friend who definitely wasn’t me dressed up in full regalia, then went around the streets of North Ryde pinning up … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Angry Bogans and Political Whores – How the ALP Got it So Wrong

By Nick Kenny “The only thing I wouldn’t do is sell my own arse – but I’d have to give serious thought to it” – Tony Abbott Excellent vision, terrible … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

“Who wants to be a millionaire?”: The Great Liberal Swindle

 By Nick Kenny The French call them “raconteurs” – experts in the art of story-telling. Tony Abbott is the best in the business. As he quotes at length from the … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 2 Comments
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