The Ryan Independent

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The Australian feels “No need to panic about global warming”

February 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Posts

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Credit where it’s due.

September 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Posts

Reading  The Australian is no longer a straightforward matter. At one level is the traditional business of scanning for interesting stories (i.e.  sifting through for those not already well aired electronically), skipping the dull bits and homing in on the personal favourites. Nothing special there… every newspaper reader develops such comfortable reading habits. Nor is [...]

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The Weekend Australian ignores privacy principles in disclosing the location of Tim Flannery’s home

August 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Posts

It took the effrontery of the Weekend Australian to stir this dormant blogger from his posting slumber.  Today’s edition sees them publish a Google Earth image clearly marking the location of Prof. Tim Flannery’s home on the Hawkesbury River, which took me less than 45 seconds to locate in Google Earth and doubtless would take [...]

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Why Michael Johnson should no longer be Ryan’s MP

May 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Posts

If this morning’s story in the Australian, “Liberal Michael Johnson sought $12m windfall with secret China deal” is correct, it will likely end his political career.  And rightly so, especially if any of  these alleged activities were undertaken on parliamentary time or using parliamentary office and electorate resources, as suggested in the story, since this [...]

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