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Michael Smith
Sydney, NSW
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The right thing for Andrew Probyn, the ABC and Senator Kenneally to do would be to apologise right about now. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Michael Smith News
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Everything's Scott Morrison's fault, even the things that aren't. NSW SPECIAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO THE RUBY PRINCESS REPORT On 15 March, Prime Minister Scott Morrison told Australians he was putting in place “bespoke arrangements” for arriving cruise ships and he promised cruise ships would be “directly under the command... Continue reading
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This extract couldn't be clearer about Keneally and ABC false claims that Peter Dutton's Border Force were responsible for the Ruby Princess mishap - the commission's full report is here. And here's our story from two weeks ago. Friday, 31 July 2020 On Thursday, 30 July 2020 the ABC's 730... Continue reading
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A workplace bullying claim against broadcaster Ray Hadley has been settled out of court. The 2GB presenter’s former panel operator and producer Chris Bowen was suing Hadley in the New South Wales District Court claiming damages for mental harm. At a preliminary hearing in June Bowen alleged the talkback tyro... Continue reading
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UPDATE Thanks to Rumpole and other readers who've let us know about the stunning backflip - this Bill is apparently not going ahead. Here are the links to the Bill Crime and Corruption Amendment Bill 2020 Introduced by: Hon Y D'Ath on 13/08/2020 Stage reached: Referred to Committee on 13/08/2020... Continue reading
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Today in international waters, Iranian forces, including two ships and an Iranian "Sea King" helicopter, overtook and boarded a ship called the 'Wila.' pic.twitter.com/455UQ5jwHT — U.S. Central Command (@CENTCOM) August 12, 2020 Continue reading
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TAB PUNTER PLONKS $100,000 ON DONALD TRUMP TO WIN 2020 US ELECTION WITH less than three months until the 2020 United States presidential election, one TAB punter has declared their hand plonking $100,000 at $2.15 on Donald Trump. The TAB customer in question will make a $115,000 profit if Trump... Continue reading
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From January last year. Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris ripped the brutal attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago, where cops said the assault was possibly a hate crime. “@JussieSmollett is one of the kindest, most gentle human beings I know. I’m praying for his quick recovery,” the California... Continue reading
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We remember Trooper Jason Brown, SASR Today we pause to remember the life and service of 8255847 Trooper Jason Thomas Brown, SASR, who was killed in a bloody gunfight with insurgents on the 13th of August 2010, whilst patrolling in northern Kandahar, Afghanistan. Jason enlisted in the army straight out... Continue reading
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Looters smash the doors of the Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville with families and their sick children inside: pic.twitter.com/H1hkwJBaIv — DIANE PATHIEU (@pathieuabc7) August 11, 2020 Continue reading
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With thanks to Sky News. Queen approves Victoria Cross for Teddy Sheean 12/08/2020|8min Governor-General David Hurley has announced Her Majesty the Queen has approved the posthumous awarding of the Victoria Cross to Teddy Sheean, after almost 78 years. The 18-year-old Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean ignored orders to abandon ship in 1942... Continue reading
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I miss Tulsi! Thanks to BushBabe for reminding us of this moment. Continue reading
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Fascinating to see how the Trump campaign uses this. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she believes women who say they felt uncomfortable after receiving unwanted touching from former Vice President Joe Biden. "I believe them and I respect them being able to tell their story and having the... Continue reading
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A NSW Bushfire Enquiry concluded: “Hazard-reduction burns should be greatly increased”. What a breath of good sense. If there is no fuel, there can be no fire. They also urge a return to indigenous fire management. Aboriginals burnt anything and everything, at any time, for any reason. They had no... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Michael Smith News
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Creepy Joe. pic.twitter.com/yEsfN7nmvq — Dominik Tarczyński MEP (@D_Tarczynski) August 11, 2020 Continue reading
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One day we're going to have to deal with the world again. Continue reading
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