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Abbott warns business not to waste money on carbon permits

Tony’s getting set to take down the carbon tax. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has warned businesses not to invest in carbon offsets, because a future Coalition government will rescind the carbon tax. Mr Abbott told a tax forum in Sydney … Continue reading

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Come clean, Tony

Is Tony Abbott a skeptic? Does anyone know for sure? Does he know for sure? He is on the record as saying the science behind climate change is “crap”. Now he tells us he’s a believer, and is pushing a … Continue reading

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Abbott confident in scrapping tax

With the government determined to leave us with this toxic tax (that we don’t want) long after they’re gone, confining it to the pages of history seems rather tricky. It is reassuring to see the opposition equally determined to abolish … Continue reading

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Julia’s right, history will judge MPs

Julia Gillard seems to be very conscious of how history will perceive her. HISTORY will judge how every member of parliament votes on Labor’s carbon tax, Julia Gillard has declared… “The final test is this: are you on the right … Continue reading

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We love you, Tony

Greg Combet: The federal government has taken aim at Tony Abbott, saying the Opposition Leader is the main impediment to Australia dealing with climate change. That is certainly high praise indeed. Good onya, Tony. The fact is that Tony Abbott … Continue reading

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Repealing the Tax

The coalition has promised to repeal the carbon dioxide tax if (when) it wins the next election. Wonderful. We can put a stop to Gillard’s economically destructive ways before the damage is irreparable. There is a problem however. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Say YES to Democracy, Say NO to the Carbon Tax

Tony Abbott is going to try to get a bill through parliament that will result in a plebiscite on the carbon tax. It will be the first such plebiscite since the conscription votes of the first World War. It is … Continue reading

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Skeptical politicians speak up

It is well known that the number of skeptics in Australia is rising. Robert Manne laments this fact while greenies attribute it to the overuse of scare campaigns. I think it is due to a return to sanity and realism … Continue reading

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Speaker soft on slur

I caught a bit of question time in the lower house today. Yes, okay, fine I’m a very boring person. I was appalled at the disgraceful use of the word ‘denier’ by the prime minister and the treasurer. It was … Continue reading

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Australia fights back!

Look how far we’ve come! Think back to 2007, when global warming hype was at its peak. The IPCC fourth assessment report was released, and despite its lack of evidence, consolidated the hysteria of the greenies. Tim Flannery was awarded … Continue reading

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