Category Archive: US Politics

The Outsiders – February 2013

The Outsiders (Daryl, Tom, Mike and Dylan) look at the last month in politics including the announcement of the September 14 election date, Craig Thomson’s arrest, the resignation of Ministers Chris Evans and… Continue reading

Morning Report – Thursday, 26 April 2012

Good morning readers, and welcome to Thursday, 26 April 2012. It was on this day in 1925 that a second round run-off election was held in Germany. They were the first direct elections… Continue reading

Live and Local FM – 23 April 2012

This week, we look at the latest scandal with Speaker, Peter Slipper, the US elections, the results from the first round of the French elections, and the same-sex marriage survey results. The Body… Continue reading

Morning Report – Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Good morning readers, and welcome to Wednesday, 11 April 2012. It was on this day in 1974 that the Federal Parliament was dissolved by Governor General Sir Paul Hasluck, on the advice of… Continue reading

Morning Report – Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Good morning readers, and welcome to Wednesday, 7 March 2012 It was on this day in 2007, that members of the UK House of Commons voted ten times on a variety of alternative… Continue reading

Morning Report – Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Good morning readers, and welcome to Wednesday, 29 February 2012. It was on this day that Australia’s first Governor General, the 7th Earl of Hopetoun, Lord John Hopetoun, died. The Earl, who also served… Continue reading

Morning Report – Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Good morning readers, and welcome to Tuesday, 14 February 2012. It was on this day in 1966 that the Australian currency was decimalised. Federal Politics Newspoll has Tony Abbott back in front as preferred… Continue reading

Sunday Open Post – 5 February

As we enter the 2012 Parliamentary year, the final week of the summer break showed our politicians in full flight in a sign that political discourse will be just as heated as it… Continue reading

Morning Report – 2 February

Morning readers! Here is the news for the 2nd of February. Federal Politics FWA and Craig Thomson  The Opposition says it has proof of inappropriate dealings between the Government and the independent tribunal… Continue reading

Morning Report – Wednesday, 1st February

Good morning readers, and here is the news for this morning, Wednesday 1st February. Federal Head of the Health Services Union, Kathy Jackson, calls for a review into the Craig Thomson investigation In… Continue reading