Julie Bishop cutting short a long planned trip to the Philippines, seems to suggest something dramatic is mounting within the Liberal Party. For as Malcolm Turnbull appears unable to control his backbenchers over the proposed gay marriage plebiscite, it therefore seems the Prime Minister has lost control over the Liberal partyroom. While a potential challenge… Continue reading Bishop to cut trip short amid Libs drama
Understanding the scope of Malcolm Turnbull’s extraordinary miscalculation in claiming the Liberal party is ‘not conservative’, requires a brief trip down memory lane. The year was 2013, and as this author was often swamped by rabid Leftists in his first year of University, the Aussie Conservative Blog’s ideological roots were taking hold. Meanwhile, conservatives championed… Continue reading Malcolm Turnbull’s political suicide and historic revisionism
If Turnbull wants to ban laptops on international flights from high- security risk countries, perhaps he should jump to the chase in better securing Australians, via putting an indefinite suspension on flights from such areas? Perth Now, by Claire Bickers, May 16, 2017: MALCOLM Turnbull has confirmed the federal government is considering a ban on… Continue reading Malcolm Turnbull says government considering laptop ban on international flights
Two days ago, I was somewhat cynical of Malcolm Turnbull’s proposed changes to the 457 visa program, with the move resembling a short-term political stunt. Regardless, Turnbull’s ambition to establish himself as an ‘Australia First’ Prime Minister has continued, with his government proposing tougher citizenship tests for aspiring migrants, which would more stringently assess English competency and the… Continue reading Malcolm Turnbull reveals tough new citizenship crackdown
Yesterday, Malcolm Turnbull announced that he would be cutting the 457 visa program, which provides Australian residency for some 100 000 foreigners. According to our Prime Minister, this decision was motivated by a desire to place ‘Australians first’. But knowing Turnbull’s record of supporting left leaning policy and back pedaling, I doubt the sincerity of these newfound… Continue reading Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to slash 457 visas
It is important for all politicians to seek appeal among traditionally ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ voters in order to achieve electoral success. However, voters also crave decisiveness, which Malcolm Turnbull woefully lacks. “PM Malcolm Turnbull’s lack of guts is heart of his problem”, Herald Sun, March 11, 2017: THIS will truly be the winter of Malcolm… Continue reading PM Malcolm Turnbull’s lack of guts is heart of his problem
In fairness to Marise Payne, she may be a lovely person, and provide good company in private. But this non- imposing woman, who was confused last year about the role of her job, appears set to meet with the legendary US Secretary of Defense, General James ‘Maddog’ Mattis. From all that we have heard from President Trump,… Continue reading Marise Payne to meet with General Mattis?