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Old 9th February 2018, 01:38 PM
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I think it is very much in the Nation's interest that it is reported as soon as it becomes known when a senior government minister has a blackmailable secret.
Who knows what foreign power or media mogul has not requested favours to keep a lid on it? Add to that list big COAL miners/ who is to say his fondness for lumps of coal may not have other motivators?
Yeahbutt Bruce, the conservatives KNOW that they are the good guys!
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I think it is very much in the Nation's interest that it is reported as soon as it becomes known when a senior government minister has a blackmailable secret.
Absolutely. That is an important angle that has largely been ignored thus far.
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Old 9th February 2018, 04:08 PM
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Absolutely. That is an important angle that has largely been ignored thus far.
The conservative idea of security is to have a big heap of penis-gunz and suck corporate arseholes with tax-cuts.
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Old 10th February 2018, 01:36 AM
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I'm thinking Barnaby Joyce will be forgiven for his indiscretion. He's just a red blooded bloke, a real man really only doing what comes naturally. Even though we all know it was wrong and he's paying for it the poor fool.

I'm thinking Tony Abbott would be of this opinion.

Joyce won't be scandalised as some pariah in the mind of the straight male the way Peter Slipper was stigmatised in mainstream media after James Ashby victimised him, pathological snake in the grass.

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What’s now dubbed “Ashbygate” – his pursuit of Slipper for alleged sexual harassment, a long and messy case described by then prime minister Tony Abbott as a “squalid, sordid, miserable period in our national life” – took a heavy personal toll. The outgoing young man people would quickly warm to is a closed book. He works 80-hour weeks and is obsessively private. His *reputation, however, is larger than life.
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Barnaby may well be forgiven for his indiscretions. But it remains to be seen whether the Turnbull government will be forgiven for what might be seen by some (myself included) as corruptly enabling those indiscretions.
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Barnaby may well be forgiven for his indiscretions. But it remains to be seen whether the Turnbull government will be forgiven for what might be seen by some (myself included) as corruptly enabling those indiscretions.
Two special jobs, never before filled, suddenly materialise, serendipitously, so Barnyard's new squeeze has access to a six-figure paypacket?

And (at least for the one in Canavan's office) the job suddenly isn't needed afterwards?

This is so suss.
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Barnaby may well be forgiven for his indiscretions. But it remains to be seen whether the Turnbull government will be forgiven for what might be seen by some (myself included) as corruptly enabling those indiscretions.
Two special jobs, never before filled, suddenly materialise, serendipitously, so Barnyard's new squeeze has access to a six-figure paypacket?

And (at least for the one in Canavan's office) the job suddenly isn't needed afterwards?

This is so suss.
If true, which ATM it seems to be, is beyond suss. Personally I think it may be bordering on corrupt.
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Barnaby may well be forgiven for his indiscretions. But it remains to be seen whether the Turnbull government will be forgiven for what might be seen by some (myself included) as corruptly enabling those indiscretions.
Two special jobs, never before filled, suddenly materialise, serendipitously, so Barnyard's new squeeze has access to a six-figure paypacket?

And (at least for the one in Canavan's office) the job suddenly isn't needed afterwards?

This is so suss.
As someone who works in the federal government public service, where we are facing cuts left, right and centre and being told we don't have the budget for staff we desperately need, this really, really, REALLY pisses me off.
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The next postal survey.

Twitter is aflame that he won't last the month or week.
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And, that got stupid really quickly, seriously what exactly is wrong with these people? First we shouldn't get involved in someone's private life, then they want to make a law against it?


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THE Barnaby Joyce affair has raised the prospect of Australian laws banning bosses and staff getting close and personal after hours.


Independent member for Indi Cathy McGowan today raised the prospect of an Australian sex ban to apply to MPs, but stopped short of offering legislation.
I mean seriously, are these people idiots? First, making a law against it won't stop it, you are just making a law that people will break. Second, there wouldn't be a need for a law if these people, who are supposed to be the leaders of our country, had the least smidgen of ethics and secular morality in them. The fact they don't appear to have that smidgen means we should just stop electing them, just how hard is it to keep your cock in your pants?


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The legislation was primarily aimed at ending sexual harassment of junior staff and helping victims make complaints, including legal advice.
Isn't there already a law against sexual harassment? So making a new law that essentially bans the exact same thing there is already a law against is going to do what? Nothing, thought as much.


http://www.news.com.au/national/poli...1e5e2e5a9b7a91


Naturally they are just following America's example;


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The pacesetting move was a law banning sex between members of Congress and staff this week passed unanimously by the US House of Representatives.
Hint to the Australian parliament, if you are doing something just because the US has already done it, you are probably making a mistake, next thing you know we will be withdrawing from the Paris peace accord. Stop copying America, at the moment that are being led by a conservative (supposedly) buffoon backed up by a fundamental religious political par.....oh fuck what am I saying, sigh!
All such a law would do is give bosses a reason to fire their targets so they can then fuck them again.
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