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    High Court grants injunction over asylum seeker boat

    high court looking after our little sri lankans
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    Indians can't bowl - Where has the rumour come from as I myself and many indian friends arwe competent fast bowlers ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    High Court grants injunction over asylum seeker boat

    high court looking after our little sri lankans
    Lawyer mentioned in the article is the son of my ex business partner

    He has political aspirations so not surprised that he has cropped up here

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    Today the government successfully moved a gag of a debate in the Senate in order to bring on a vote which it subsequently lost.

    Maybe the best exercise in number crunching since Billy Sneddon called a spill for the Lib leadership then voted against himself.
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    if im andrew bolt and jono is waleed aly then pews is definitely david leyonhjelm
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    Can I be Nick Xenophon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    Can I be Nick Xenophon?

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    One of the greatest things about Leyonhjelm's maiden speech was the fact that Xenophon was sitting right behind him with the ****tiest of all time on his face throughout the whole thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dermo View Post
    if im andrew bolt and jono is waleed aly then pews is definitely david leyonhjelm
    I want to get behind this but apparently David's favourite show is the Bolt Report, and I'm not sure if I'm prepared to love you that much.

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    I still maintain that the greatest thing about that bloke's maiden speech is that I haven't had to listen to it.

    He's one ****ing Senate crossbencher, elected by mistake, with next to no power. He's not the second coming of Jesus who will lead us into a righteous Libertopia (as much as an oxymoron as that is). Come back to me when the LDP can actually achieve something.


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    I heard some of the new bloke's speechesuoud have to regard him as any sane person does the rest of the lolbertarians after hearing it - mediocrity.

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    the only reason he's there is because a lot of people (my mum included) mistook the liberal democrats as the liberal party on the senate voting sheet.

    i didnt vote for him but it's certainly going to be a welcome voice amongst utter ****s like jacqui lambie and sarah hanson-young (burgey or jono to make a joke about me being sexist within the hour)

    the current state of the senate is a blight on the nation

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    Quote Originally Posted by dermo View Post
    the only reason he's there is because a lot of people (my mum included) mistook the liberal democrats as the liberal party on the senate voting sheet.
    It definitely contributed, no doubt about that, especially since the LDP was in Column A. They actually almost got a spot in 2010 without that though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dermo View Post
    i didnt vote for him but it's certainly going to be a welcome voice amongst utter ****s like jacqui lambie and sarah hanson-young (burgey or jono to make a joke about me being sexist within the hour)
    (hes not actually gonna be a welcome voice)

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    While the children cause chaos, the adults deliver next week lower power prices
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    Quote Originally Posted by howardj View Post
    While the children cause chaos, the adults deliver next week lower power prices
    Libs have been made to look like ****wits this week by a guy with a vested interest in seeing their legislation passed

    Embarrassing fail

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