Election secret: Don’t mention capitalism’s storm clouds … Malcolm Turnbull swings from banker to wanker … Little Englanders praise Abbott and turn against Europe … Israel promotes bouncer to Defence Minister … Rupert Murdoch strikes again … Capitalism is the new dirty word During Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 US presidential race, his principal strategist James…

Fine Cotton “patsy” John Gillespie named in Panama Papers … the Kerry Packer connection revealed … ATO should try something new – collecting taxes … dangers for Malcolm Turnbull in marathon campaign … Mystery man in Panama Papers When the Panama Papers scandal was serialised around the world in April, the media in Australia highlighted…

Sky TV presenter Peta Credlin rubbishes PM Turnbull … Dumb media fails election coverage test … Murdoch lawyer takes charge at ABC … How Musso was bankrolled by MI5 … Mandela arrested on CIA tip-off … Credlin factor infects election The Federal Election campaign has produced two “zingers”, both delivered by Peta Credlin, Tony Abbott’s…

STOP PRESS. Global Scoop! Rich bastards and multi-national companies don’t pay tax. Really!! … America’s squillionaires to be outed next … how Panama Papers will help Bernie Sanders in Big Apple primary … speechwriter Bob Ellis re-assessed Fat cats caught in Panamagate A truckload of documents from Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca has exposed a…

With very good reason, most of the coverage of the US presidential primaries is occupied by billionaire Donald Trump, a New York real estate huckster. Regrettably, however, it has overshadowed the performance of Bernie Sanders, the Democrat senator from Vermont and self-described socialist. The 74-year-old Sanders, born in Brooklyn in 1941, is being outpolled by…

Keen supporters of the ABC and SBS were up in arms this week when Malcolm Turnbull’s Coalition government revealed its clear intention to merge the nation’s two public broadcasters. Those wishful souls who turned to Bill Shorten’s Labor Party for resistance were sorely disappointed. The truth is that an ABC/SBS merger has been on Labor’s…

Late Traffic News Long overdue road safety signs spotted on a main road near the Bruce Highway in Queensland declare: DON’T SLEEP AND DRIVE Australia’s sub-prime economy is sinking fast In 2008, sub-prime mortgages brought the US banking system and Wall Street to their knees. Thousands of mortgagees were kicked out of their homes, businesses…

Slipping into Federal Election year, the Liberal Party of Australia is split between two hostile forces. Supporters of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull are on one side and disciples of sacked prime minister Tony Abbott are on the other. In Liberal Party terms the split is a “left” (Turnbull) versus “right” (Abbott] affair. The intensity of…