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Why we can’t take Mina Zaki at her word on her dual citizenship

Mina Zaki, Liberal candidate for the federal seat of Canberra, may or may not be an Afghani dual citizen. We don’t know for sure because Zaki left a key piece of documentation off of her disclosure with the AEC. Here’s why she should, despite her objections, tell us more.

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What won’t Justin Milne do for love (from Liberals)? [updated]

It’s unfortunate that the ABC Board sacked Michelle Guthrie, at least it was for Chairman Justine Milne’s facade. Any previous accusation that the ABC was becoming more like commercial news previously could’ve been placed at Guthrie’s feet. After all, she was a “Murdoch hatchet-woman” who was supposed to run the ABC into the ground so that selling it would be reasonable. Instead, it seems, it was quietly appointed Chairman Justin Milne pulling the strings all along.

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Death and Pestilence: Three Days In The Life Of Malcolm Turnbull

To suggest that Malcolm Turnbull’s week has started badly would be an understatement. After arrogantly suggesting that the Super Saturday by-elections would be “close”, now he has to deal with a corruption scandal many months in the making and yet another thorn in the side of his Government’s offshore processing policy. And it’s only Tuesday.

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The benefits of Blu-Ray, as explained by a bot I paid $20

In recent months, I’ve been looking for ways to speed up the process of writing for this blog. Today, I considered that one way of doing that might be to use a bot that would write articles based on a short description of the topic and I would use it as a starting point to create this websites. Clearly this was a terrible idea.

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Sex ban is a band-aid solution, corruption ban would be a cure

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today announced that the ministerial code of conduct will be amended to explicitly prohibit sexual relations between Ministers and their staff. The problem? It doesn’t actually fix the problem that the people have with Joyce.

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Zed Seselja ignores democratic mandate his party manufactured

April 14, 2019: Updates for clarity and removing errors

The proposed second stage of the light rail system in Canberra has a snag – it’s passing through land reserved to the Federal Government – and traitorous senator Zed Seselja really wants you to know that.

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