What is it with rooting ratbag politicians and denial of the obvious?
It took 10 months for Craig Thomson’s alleged offending to be detailed in court, but it was racy when it arrived.
n opening the case against the former federal MP in Melbourne Magistrates Court, prosecutor Lesley Taylor, SC, told magistrate Charlie Rozencwajg she would give him a ‘‘flavour’’ of what to expect in the summary trial.
That ‘‘flavour’’ came in the saucy details of the alleged misuse of Health Services Union credit cards on escort agencies, sex workers and pornographic movies in hotel rooms while on work trips.
There were sex workers Tracie and Alina. Read more »
Labour and the teacher unions claim that teacher registration protects the kids.
That isn’t working so well with more and teachers ending up before the courts. The Herald reports:
A teacher who had an inappropriate relationship with a Year 13 student and suggested they enter into a threesome with another boy has been ordered to pay more than $6000 in costs to the Teachers’ Council.
The teacher, whose name is suppressed, was censured for professional misconduct earlier this year by the New Zealand Teacher’s Disciplinary Tribunal for her behaviour. Read more »
Hands up if you re a bogan.
Apparently there is a bit of bogan in all of us as ‘outrage’ breaks all over Australia over the word bogan.
I’ll bet real bogans don’t even care.
Clive Palmer has dismissed the leaking of an internal email from one of his MPs, which described voters as “bogans”, as the actions of a disaffected former candidate exacting revenge against the Palmer United Party.
The mining magnate also said he had an affection for bogans and had “spent most of [his] life as a bogan”.
The email, allegedly sent by a Queensland MP in Mr Palmer’s party, Alex Douglas, reportedly describes voters as “bogans” living “empty lives” fueled by a “diet of grease”. Read more »
The Herald has named the 3 ratbags under investigation for cheating:
Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns is one of three players being investigated by the ICC over allegations of match fixing.
Bowler Daryl Tuffey and batsman Lou Vincent are the others. Read more »
Is Grant Robertson still plotting?
This from his personal website, where he still seems to think he is Labour’s Deputy Leader.