New specs for PM
Prime minister Scott Morrison has a new pair of glasses – a full-frame, dark-coloured number, not unlike what almost everybody is wearing today – male and female.
The rimless-front-and-plastic-sides number he’d been wearing for ages was looking a bit doggy, so the change is not before time.
OK for you and me, but not for the federal pollies
Federal politicians are wrestling with what type of anti-corruption organisation they should legislate to bring in – the states have them for some time, but the feds seem to be having great difficulty in deciding what they want.
Everyone from the prime minister down is having his/her two bob’s worth, but little agreement to date.
One irksome proposal is that federal politicians would be exempt from any investigation or prosecution, no matter what they were to get up to.
It would be OK for you and me to be investigated and/or prosecuted, but not a politician.
What a hide the politicians have to even consider legislation to that effect, let alone actually passing enacting legislation.
Is it any wonder the nation has lost faith in politicians, seeing them largely as nothing more than self-seekers?
Another year is drawing to an end, with this column the last for 2018 – unless some can’t-wait-to-report news comes up before our
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