2022 Election

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blindboy started the topic in Saturday, 13 Nov 2021 at 7:46am

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soggydog Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 1:56pm

Yeah it’s crazy, no rentals available around our town too yet people are allowed to set up air b&b’s in residential areas. I have to laugh. A young couple bought a house in our street and set it up as n air b&b immediately. Next door to the rowdiest house in the street. Their first client had their car wind screen smashed on the first night of business. I gave the boys a small golf clap. Not sure what that does for their star rating.

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velocityjohnno Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 5:25pm
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On the great ocean road atm. Many retail businesses closed or only opened restrictive hrs with pretty much everyone with signs in the window wanting staff. Even if people were available to fill the jobs where do they live with rentals non-existent?

That one is such a hard one, for eg in this area or the snow with cafe/restaurant staff, adventure tourism staff, services etc. A couple of solutions are living many-to-a-house, living with M&D, living in a van, living in the nearest town and commuting - multiples-to-a-house. And if the hours are intermittent then the salary each week for rent/food/entertainment is not guaranteed and there's extra hustle. It makes the dole look secure. My 2c is the van lets you work and get ahead :)

A solution in the snow is they have the lifties and resort staff living in big complexes, sometimes with subsidised rent... I'm sure the local property owners would love to be next door to that.

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velocityjohnno Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 5:32pm

"The part about recognising architects, engineers and accountants trained in India is also curious, given the flow of professionals will be one way from India to Australia. This is concerning as the Indian tertiary education system is far inferior to Australia’s, meaning professional standards would be degraded."

the bit in DSDS article... whoa. If you are in architecture, engineering, or accountancy, kiss your arse goodbye. Also my kids and their futures, shit, they'll have to be way more ruthless and actually own the businesses so as to be on the right side of this. The working young & studying of Australia just got thrown under a bus. OK, we've been given notice. Well, our assets should keep going up so there's that.

(Also, any of you worked on a big Indian run construction job? I have. While I love their religion and find them to be thoughtful, well spoken, kind and considerate people, yeah, with the construction, wow, things will be different. On the flip side, things might get done fast and on budget and be sort of what is ordered. But I'll be teaching the kids ruthlessness nonetheless.)

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andy-mac Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 7:06pm

I think that a lot of generally well paid white collar professions are going to go through major changes, both inevitable and not positive. Why pay an Australian accountant, engineer or architect top dollar where you could possibly have this work done overseas with the use of the internet? Does not really matter where the person is physically located. Not saying it is a good thing, but will happen. Had a guy I knew based in Bali who was doing villa design for expats etc. He was middle man, actually had people doing the plans in Russia and India who he would pay less than half what he would charge his customers in Bali. Ethical? Dodgy? Maybe not, maybe but it worked and he did alright out of it.
Have read that there are already software programs that produce better advice and outcomes than an actual real person legal professional.
Times are a changing, and very quickly. The most secure jobs in the future will be of the nature where a physical body is required whether skilled or not such as aged care, nurse, tradies etc .
Saying that there will probably not be enough jobs to support population and ideas such as Universal Basic Income may need to be explored which would require huge changes with the tax system.... AI and automation has just started and the flow on effects will be huge
Yes we live in interesting times....

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velocityjohnno Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 7:10pm

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andy-mac Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 7:11pm
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Yeah, and you thought it was getting crowded now!! Haha

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velocityjohnno Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 7:43pm

It will be mad.

And last quip at what has just been announced, the biggest mind snap is that this will effectively suppress wages of working people (hell - standard of living, environment etc etc) and it's been announced by the party that stands up for the interests of working people.

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DudeSweetDudeSweet Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 5:19am

Wait till the Australian Labor Hire Party announce their expanded visa program for elderly parents of all these highly skilled food delivery service technicians from India. I’m sure they will proudly announce the policy to import millions of ageing, unskilled and unwell grandparents as of utmost benefit to the Australian economy, environment and society.

VJ….the vid above is so spot on.

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harrycoopr Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 1:35pm

Hilarious! The detritus of the former "government"! Scummo wanted it all!! What a merry band of pransters. Even worse than Howards End.

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DudeSweetDudeSweet Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 1:42pm

Albo is stoked that the MSM is using the Scomo debacle as smokescreen to hide his betrayal of Australians with the neoliberal mass immigration push and the energy tax on every East coaster thanks to his swallowing gas cartel cock.

Life is not easy under Albanese.

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stunet Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 1:51pm

If I'm reading all this correctly, aside from the utter shitshow that was the Morrisson government, two journalists from the Oz - one of them the Political Editor - knew about what was happening for many months, and, more seriously, they knew it before the last election but withheld the information.

Imagine if ScoMo got back in. How would that be defensible? They were effectively withholding info that'd turn an election.

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andy-mac Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 2:03pm
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If I'm reading all this correctly, aside from the utter shitshow that was the Morrisson government, two journalists from the Oz - one of them the Political Editor - knew about what was happening for many months, and, more seriously, they knew it before the last election but withheld the information.

Imagine if ScoMo got back in. How would that be defensible? They were effectively withholding info that'd turn an election.

The Murdoch organisation is the media arm of the IPA, where the Liberal Party are the political arm. They are all intertwined with the same goals.
The media has form with this kind of behaviour when with the 2019 election they withheld information on Joyce's affair and subsequent pregnancy with his staffer, although other media organisations such as Independent Australia were reporting on it.
Buried until after election. Hope Rudd's Royal Commission into media gets up at some point as for a democracy to work, it needs an effective 4th estate...

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Supafreak Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 2:08pm

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GuySmiley Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 4:56pm
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If I'm reading all this correctly, aside from the utter shitshow that was the Morrisson government, two journalists from the Oz - one of them the Political Editor - knew about what was happening for many months, and, more seriously, they knew it before the last election but withheld the information.

Murdoch Media a cancer on democracy

Imagine if ScoMo got back in. How would that be defensible? They were effectively withholding info that'd turn an election.

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harrycoopr Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 4:59pm
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Albo is stoked that the MSM is using the Scomo debacle as smokescreen to hide his betrayal of Australians with the neoliberal mass immigration push and the energy tax on every East coaster thanks to his swallowing gas cartel cock.

Life is not easy under Albanese.

Haha dude... you don't know. But yr tinpot dictator is the biggest FAIL yet. Keep the laughs coming!

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GuySmiley Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 5:14pm
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stunet wrote:

If I'm reading all this correctly, aside from the utter shitshow that was the Morrisson government, two journalists from the Oz - one of them the Political Editor - knew about what was happening for many months, and, more seriously, they knew it before the last election but withheld the information.

Imagine if ScoMo got back in. How would that be defensible? They were effectively withholding info that'd turn an election.

Correcting the above….. Murdoch Media a cancer on democracy

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adam12 Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 5:27pm

Stu "If I'm reading all this correctly, aside from the utter shitshow that was the Morrisson government, two journalists from the Oz - one of them the Political Editor - knew about what was happening for many months, and, more seriously, they knew it before the last election but withheld the information.

Imagine if ScoMo got back in. How would that be defensible? They were effectively withholding info that'd turn an election."

Simon Benson is Bridget McKenzie's boyfriend but apparently this all came as a shock to her.
Benson and Chambers both work for the company that at the same time were bombarding Victoria with the Dictator Dan narrative.
Ministerial responsibility is one of the lynch pin fundamentals that made the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy the superior of all others. John Howard shat on it then killed it for short term conservative politics and ideology. Scomo appears to have dug it up to shoot it a few more times.
The hilarious part is that it appears Benson and Chamber's book and the disclosure was a misguided attempt to paint Morrison as a savior prepared to 'do what it takes'
They won't govern again for a decade, if ever. Morrison will be gone before the next Parliament sits..

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Supafreak Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 5:46pm

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DudeSweetDudeSweet Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 7:22pm

Of course we know who’s running the ALP ministries.

The gas cartel run the ministry for energy and the business council run immigration ministry.

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harrycoopr Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 7:35pm
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Of course we know who’s running the ALP ministries.

The gas cartel run the ministry for energy and the business council run immigration ministry.

Lol yr hilarious too! Honestly how would you be as a Liberal believer/voter.... It's so embarrassing and UNedifying, not to mention unethical. Bananaby, Spud Dutton, Michaelia Crash, Alan Sludge... what a pot full of shit!

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harrycoopr Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 7:54pm

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truebluebasher Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 at 9:07pm

Boos-fest Prime Minister appoints his cabinet.
I choose...

Dishonourable Emergency El Presidente Scomo
Federal Minister for everything & Patron Saint for everything else!
President : Home Affairs / Treasury / Finance / Health / Industry /Science / Energy & Resources
Hillsong's #1 Freedom of Religion Fighter
The Good Lord's Donor & Pastor of Govt funded Multi Million dollar Victory Life Centre
Gods official Preacher of Untrustworthy Govt Sermons

Patron Saint of Together for Humanity
Patron Saint of The Commonwealth Games
Patron Saint of Aussie Paralympics
Vice Patron Saint of Aussie Clubbies
Patron Saint of the National Portrait Gallery
US Chief Commander of the Legion of Merit
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_of_Merit
UK International Rules based Order "Grotius Prize"
Israel World Zionist Jerusalem Prize
Still alive in the Quadie

NRL Cronulla #1 Tickle Holder or Shoulder Tackle or maybe 'Cold Shoulder'...think that must be it!)
https://www.scottmorrisonmp.com.au/biography/
See : It does say "Tickle Holder"...reckon he'd love to be their '#1 Ticket Holder' as well...in his dreams!

Daggy Dad winner 2018/19/20/21/22/23/24/25...

Patron Saint of MDAF
Patron Saint of Michael Tynan Memorial Challenge
Patron Saint of Alana and Madeline Foundation
Patron Saint of Jenny & the "Kidz Foundation"
Patron Saint of Kookaburra Kids & Jenny!
Minister for Little Women protesters who wouldv'e been shot in any other Country.
Patron Saint George of the Dragons
Patron Saint of Grom Sharks
Co Patron of a Golf Club
Honorary VIP Qantas Chairman's Lounge
Honorary VIP Virgin Club Lounge
Royal Yacht Flotilla (Regional Honorary VIP)
Honorary VIP Sydney RSL
Honorary Vic Race Goer
Honorary VIP Scout Master
Honorary Multi Club Clubbie
Honorary Multi Footy Club Boofhead
Honorary Marconi Head Kicker
Footy Finals Freebies/Change Room Preacher & Slobbery Hugs!
Defender of Centre Court from those ratbag booing Serbs.

Post Election Games (50/50 Rules or just make it up!)
Premier & Minister/s of Olympic Games
As Federal or State Govt changes then remaining Premier / Minister (Roles)...
Write to & thank then evict former Govt appointees
(Unanswered Question!)
Meaning (Likely) Scomo + Appointees are evicted once served a letter by sitting Games Leader/s
Premier and or Games Minister/s then equally appoint new committee members...
This is the best tbb could find...(It is interesting as it daintily tip toes thru this weeks muckraking!)
Very few if any even know what role Albo plays in the Olympics? (Qldurr tbb has no clue!) Just sayin'!
Get ready for this...
PM Albo is expected to appoint his Sports Minister to the OCOG Board...(Huh! How & why Albo?)
Do we have another minister for Everything...if not! Then what is Albo's bossy Olympic Ideal?
Wouldn't mind betting Albo granted himself these Olympic powers outta thin air...(Who will ask?)
https://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/7762232/wells-likely-on-brisbane-o...

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truebluebasher Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 9:30am

Captain Goodvibes : "The Captains Pick of a Pickled Sandwich tastes a little hamfisted to me!"
Weetbix Gromz : "How many do you do!"
TV Addict : Click > [Hour of Power!] "Wow! That sounds Cool...Vomit Bucket...quickly!"

https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/explainer-scott-morrison-was-sworn-in...

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/politics/federal/mps-question-governor-...

The Dismissal :
"Well may we say ...
...God save the Queen's bastard offspring ... coz nuthin' will save our televangelists emergency!"

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andy-mac Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 9:25am

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Even Honest John won't save Scomo's legacy. Worst PM in Australian history, never thought Tony would lose that title...
What a shit show.... Popcorn please...

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AndyM Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 10:37am

Haha, that's pretty good.

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stunet Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 12:08pm

ScoMo holding a presser at 12:15.

A resignation is the obvious reason but I have a feeling it won't be forthcoming and he'll double down.

But fuck, who knows with him?

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andy-mac Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 12:32pm

Morrison is deluded, responsible for every drop of rain ffs. Just resign...

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AndyM Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 12:33pm

"Section 34AAB of the Acts Interpretation Act also says that a minister who administers an Act may authorise another minister to act on behalf of the first minister in exercising powers under the Act. The authorisation must be in writing.

It is possible this power was used if, for example, the health minister agreed to exercise it. But it would not cover cases where the first minister did not choose to grant such an authorisation and did not know about it."

https://theconversation.com/explainer-scott-morrison-was-sworn-in-to-sev...

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stunet Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 12:33pm

He's incredible. Just the most fantastic actor.

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stunet Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 12:35pm

Subverts the Westminster system in a way never before known, not even during war time, and he's brazenly defending it.

The whole "protecting the country" schtick of his is just bollocks. He got COVID, he still worked, just did it from home, as would other Ministers if they got COVID.

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andy-mac Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 12:38pm
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Subverts the Westminster system in a way never before known, not even during war time, and he's brazenly defending it.

The whole "protecting the country" schtick of his is just bollocks. He got COVID, he still worked, just did it from home, as would other Ministers if they got COVID.

But only he could understand the weight and responsibility that was on his shoulders and no one else....

Give the bloke another shovel....

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AndyM Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 12:49pm

Yep never interrupt your enemy while he's making a mistake.

I've said it before, fella's a genuine sociopath, standing right there in front of us.

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DudeSweetDudeSweet Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 1:08pm

The only people who the Actual Rulers of Australian allow to become eligible for Prime Minister these days are either sociopaths or spineless clowns.

We had Scomo the Serial Weirdo , now we’ve got Albo the Sackless Wonder Clown. The result isn’t much different. Albo acts hard on corruption whilst the East Coast Gas cartel and Business Council pat him on the head for making noise about an ICAC whilst simultaneously letting the Big Rorts continue unimpeaded.

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andy-mac Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 1:11pm

"I was steering the ship in the middle of the tempest."

All hail Scotty.....

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zenagain Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 1:15pm

I can't believe what I've been reading about this whole shit show and Dutton failing to condemn it speaks volumes. Cut from the same cloth I reckon. God I can't believe I used to vote on the conservative side of politics. I've come full circle.

And to say this whole debacle was done out of public interest and in good faith is just astounding. Anything done in secrecy is rarely done in good faith, perhaps with the exception of a surprise birthday party but I can't think of much else. This reeks of pure shit-fuckery and if that scumbag keeps his job we're being taken for mugs.

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stunet Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 1:27pm
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And to say this whole debacle was done out of public interest and in good faith is just astounding. Anything done in secrecy is rarely done in good faith, perhaps with the exception of a surprise birthday party but I can't think of much else. This reeks of pure shit-fuckery and if that scumbag keeps his job we're being taken for mugs.

Amen, Zen.

Twenty minutes ago I called him a "fantastic actor" but after watching the whole presser I'm now not so sure. There's a feeling that he wasn't acting at all, that he truly believes what he was doing was for the national good - an excuse used by every tinpot dictator.

The whole Christian exceptionalism must also play into it somehow.

Should be the last time ScoMo gets called a "conservative". Same goes anyone who sides with him.

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harrycoopr Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 1:52pm

Scomo the Martyr!
Befitting his belief in Jesus and the Truth.
The Truth will set you free Scotty!
Oh the hilarity... it's priceless.

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GuySmiley Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 1:52pm

Stu …” There's a feeling that he wasn't acting at all, that he truly believes what he was doing was for the national good - an excuse used by every tinpot dictator.

The whole Christian exceptionalism must also play into it somehow.

Should be the last time ScoMo gets called a "conservative". Same goes anyone who sides with him.”

That’s it in a nutshell, he does believe his own bullshit. His unerring belief in his prosperity gospel based faith allows any words or deeds that aids the retention of power. The trashing of political conventions isn’t an issue for people like Morrison.

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harrycoopr Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:02pm
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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hytbSnPfDUo

Even Honest John won't save Scomo's legacy. Worst PM in Australian history, never thought Tony would lose that title...
What a shit show.... Popcorn please...

Tears of mirth flowing...whoever put that together deserves a Logi or some other award. Total classic.
Love the way they keep wheeling out Little Johhny as if he has any credibility. That Grub has zero credibility and respectability. My god what a lineage of Liberal PM Sociopathic Morons.

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truebluebasher Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:05pm

Dragon: "Ok! We admit it...Scomo sings & plays all the instruments on April Sun in Cuba!"

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Supafreak Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:10pm

I’m looking forward to Scotty’s performance at an ICAC, when it comes to lying he has no shame. Best have some fire extinguishers on hand though for when his pants burst into flames .

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Rabbits68 Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:11pm
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Dragon: "Ok! We admit it...Scomo sings & plays all the instruments on April Sun in Cuba!"

Haha! Brilliant!

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adam12 Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:18pm

It would not be against convention for a PM in a pandemic to double as Health Minister if he tells not just the Minister but gazettes it so the public is informed. That's why Hunt was told, but not telling the public and his subsequent self appointments in secret show his true intent. Morrison was keeping the secret to use against opponents within his Cabinet and party, it was leverage. He now rewrites history putting himself as the white horse riding Messiah but it was rank power politics, he only cared about his job and his power.
He will quietly fuck off soon.

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bonza Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:23pm

“We don't trust in governments”... Scott Morrison July 2022

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truebluebasher Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:47pm

Scomo also recently acted as Albo's Offshore PM / Governor General
Yes! During Albo's New Parliamentary Term...( Oh! Please be so!)

tbb is not joking...
Wanna know why Scomo skipped the 1st week of Parliament?
So wot was more important?

28 July 2022 During Voldemort's recent shadow national emergency...(One of those!)
Ex PM Scomo flew out to Japan as Albo's rep...(Shh!)
To award an AO to a Japanese Billionaire Cult Leader...(Backdated 26th May 2022..cough! cough!)

Note Scomo has 28 days to declare his daggy dad impersonation of current General PM Governor
25th Aug 2022 Tune into Parliament...should be a hoot!
Pass the Popcorn or Vomit bag...ether either...doesn't matter!

(What's the big deal!)
Well Scomo is neither the PM or Governor General...he just acts as if he is...he's also #1 Oz Pastor!
Nor was it even in Australia...so Wotz the problem if we let him stray...
Did Jenny attend..."Yes!" so we're all good then?
https://www.news.com.au/national/politics/japanese-billionaire-linked-to...

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Supafreak Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022 at 2:51pm

I would like to hear from any small businesses that thank the Scott Morrison Party everywhere he goes. …………anyone out there ?