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Old 11th April 2018, 02:38 PM   #1521
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Well Abbott is at it again:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-1...denial/9640784

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Former prime minister Tony Abbott has laid into Malcolm Turnbull and some senior members of the Government, accusing them of being "clever with words" and getting their "knickers in a twist" over a news report about Australia's migration policy.
Aren't we glad Abbott so gracefully exited the job as prime minister with those words:

'There will be no wrecking, no undermining, and no sniping'
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Old 12th April 2018, 01:41 PM   #1522
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Who remembers that, anyway?
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Old 20th April 2018, 02:23 PM   #1523
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So we have a storm brewing now about Christian faith healers, "Praying the Gay Away" with, as reported, very harmful effects on the gay folk targeted.

The Heath Minister has been petitioned to intervene but refuses to. Now the new Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack, has endorsed this action - or lack thereof.

Given his publicised remark regarding gays back in the 1990's this is hardly surprising:

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“Unfortunately gays are here and, if the disease their unnatural acts helped spread doesn’t wipe out humanity, they’re here to stay.”
To be fair he did apologise for this remark some years ago, but I wonder how much political expediency had to play in that action. Given his lack of apparent interest in the problem at hand we can be forgiven for our cynicism.
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Old 21st April 2018, 04:54 PM   #1524
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No-one who was paying attention thought that this would go away when equal marriage passed.

Meanwhile, the Greens want to legalise marijuana.
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