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Old 23rd Jun 2010, 16:33
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Hmas Rudd Hits Iceberg...

HMAS RUDD appears to be on course for the infamous iceberg which is said to have accounted for 'Titanic'.

Could it be that Mr Albanese will be given a 'diversion' should the weather turn untenable, or will he survive the 'Tempo' and return to the CAVOK??

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Old 23rd Jun 2010, 18:59
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If, by grace of god, the good ship RUDD manages to weather the storm, I think his mutinous crew might not be so "forgiving". Much has been left to be desired with this ye ship. And rightly so.

I think the HMAS Gillard might be a fine vessel to take over duties from the aging HMAS Rudd, for she has a mightier engine, and the pulse of the crew.
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Old 23rd Jun 2010, 19:22
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...but who will stoke the boiler?...
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Old 23rd Jun 2010, 21:21
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Arrrr.... That be a new age boiler that needeth no stokin'......
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Old 23rd Jun 2010, 21:42
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Knoweth this...they get back in, the Ostrayan public will be looking over the side for the wheels...
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I really hope Kevie gets back, mainly because the first woman PM in Austrlia is a title of honor and prestige...and not at all suitable for Julia Gillard

I suppose the question for the greater good is ..which will most likely lose the next election the easiest
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Old 23rd Jun 2010, 23:27
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Might be best for the whole lot to sink and disappear. the sooner they go the better.
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Old 24th Jun 2010, 00:15
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Take your domestic political angst to Jetblast, fellas, - where it belongs..
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Old 24th Jun 2010, 00:29
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Get your work choices and bible ready for sunday school.
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Old 24th Jun 2010, 00:30
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...but who will stoke the boiler?...
A hair products salesman by the name of Tim Mathieson is stoking the old boiler's boiler!

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Old 24th Jun 2010, 00:34
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The Ozzie yobbo voters wanted "Little Kevie" from Sunrise!

All they got was Krudd!

Haha - the whole thing is hilarious!

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Old 24th Jun 2010, 00:41
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You got it spot on Doc.

Somebody said she is or was a communist. Is this true
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Old 24th Jun 2010, 00:46
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Gosh, you sound a little cynical.
Frigatebird. If you don't like it, don't read it. simple.
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HMAS Rudd sunk

Gillard new PM
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How the Australian public at large will accept a Prime Minister in a defacto relationship is yet to be seen, it is new territory.

The lady is talented and smart, if she is as savvy as the party believes she will settle the dust and unite the troops.

The public loved k Rudd until they saw through the veneer, I hope this time the Governance is somewhat more inclusive of others and less a one person shooting match.

We need a new Minister for Transport, maybe the incumbent backing the loser is a ticket to oblivion, one can only hope !!

No matter what, a new day dawns.
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Sorry for the delay Gentlemen, the deck chairs have now been rearranged.
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Old 24th Jun 2010, 01:46
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Great, just what we need, another trumped up wannabe moderator


I'm just waiting for the Downfall parody to appear on You Tube.
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Politics is full of opportunism, and this is an opportunistic and crafty move as ever. The Labor power brokers know that Rudd is dead in the water, what with his obsession with emissions trading and carbon capture... his blue-arse-fly tearing around, mistaking movement for action... his failure to rein in Conroys fascist control of the Internet... and his style of micro-managing and failure to delegate.

Julia is a pretty ruthless operator, I reckon, and she has a lawyers smooth tongue, and also has a pretty good handle on negotiating ability.
However, she would appear to fall down in the economic/business credentials area.
As many mates have commented, you wouldn't let the average pollie run your corner shop, selling sweets to the kids from the school next door - they'd go broke, such is their lack of basic business sense.

The Labor mob have pretty craftily figured that a woman PM is a sure fire winner to garner a lot of the female vote. Anyone who garners a large portion of the female vote is on a winner.
My money is on Julia rolling Abbott (just), at an election to be held within a VERY short space of time, before Julia makes any serious mistakes, and before the "new broom" gloss is worn off.

The problem is, that Abbott and the Libs can't produce a very satisfactory alternative vision for a lot of people. Costello warned about Abbotts inability to even understand basic economics, such as jotting your income and expenditure down on a notepad, and balancing it at the bottom. How Abbott would get even a basic grasp on the economics of an entire countrys economy, is the $64 question.
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Here you go:

Kevin Rudd's Downfall - Video



LMFAO at the deck chairs
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Old 24th Jun 2010, 01:51
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Is Gillard her own person or a hand puppet of the Factions/unions? Too bad the present govournment does not have the intestinal fortitude to put it to the people, especially in light that there could be an election called within the next year.
What has changed other than the Labor leader has red hair and wears women's clothing? Gillard is one of the gang of four and is responsible for as many if not more bad decisions as Rudd.
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