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Tony Abbot is such a smarmy little cocksucker but this morning’s doorstop seemed just a little too rehearsed and premeditated. That’s the one where he complained that Julia Gillard was cruising through question time with “a shit-eating grin.” He actually pre-excused himself for using the phrase and then went on...

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  • September 12, 2009

Nursing a grudge THERE’S never any money for nurses, but there’s always extra money for teachers. Considering their performance in the classroom is appalling, why are they always in line for more money? Teachers are entitled to four weeks’ annual leave, so why do they take another eight weeks’ annual...

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  • May 16, 2007

Forest friendly THE article by Tracee Hutchison “They don’t get it” (Opinion, 12/5) and subsequent letters by Don Stokes and Karina Kanepe (14/5) display a disturbing ignorance about forests, wood and climate change. Deforestation in Indonesia is disastrous because it permanently removes forest cover. But this is vastly different from...

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  • May 16, 2007