Tips and rumours

Oct 9, 2017

Tips and rumours

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From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Malcolm Roberts has cost of living answers. Governments and political parties love a summit — and now One Nation’s Malcolm Roberts is having his own “Cost of Living Summit“, and the list of speakers will make you consider shelling out the $20 cover charge (a decent price point considering the theme). To be held this Friday (the 13th, but we’re sure we shouldn’t read anything ominous into that), there’s usual subjects Mark Latham, Ross Cameron and Alan Moran, but we feel bad for The Australian‘s Adam Creighton — Roberts calls him Alan on the website. From what we can surmise, we gather the main issue in cost of living pressure is going to be tax, followed by the environment, the website says:

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5 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. Dog's Breakfast

    “Our cost-of-living summit will demonstrate how excessive government interventions have created a mess in the energy market ”

    So selling off the govt owned assets, and de-regulating the market didn’t create the mess in the energy market, nosirrreee, it was their continued excessive govt intervention.

    FMD, no amount of rational thought or clear evidence is enough for these dunces. What excessive government intervention are they talking about I wonder – not allowing gas and coal companies to rape and pillage every surface of the earth without any consultation with the owners of that land, or those who may want to use it after the gas is gone? Is that the government intervention they are talking about?


    1. Steeleye

      If they are so definite about what their summit will ‘demonstrate’, then what is the point of the summit? Why don’t they just cut to the chase and issue a statement of their views? – it would save a fair bit of time and money.
      I can’t agree with your character assessment at the end of your comment, Doggy. Arseholes serve an essential function, whereas Roberts is as useful as the proverbial.

  2. AR

    That list of speakers is a perfect example of the robust & rabid Right.

  3. brian crooks

    could malcolm be contemplating a snap poll off the back of shortens announcement of cuts to the franking credits, we have just been phone polled in the new england electorate, obviously a liberal inspired poll to test the waters, if the next news poll shows a swing back to the coalition I`m sure malcolm will take the gamble and rush off to see the governor general , this might just be shortens shot in the foot moment

    1. AR

      Talcum gamble? Such a decision would require political nouse & courage, neither of which he has ever shown.

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