Joe, who really does look like a sweet, deluded midlife guy who genuinely believes that Fonzie is cool, does not think things through.
If Australia is to overhaul its defamation legislation, the first step would be to have the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to do a full-scale inquiry.
Corporations are getting away with ever more tax evasion while assistance to the needy, children and those on welfare continues to fall. Hats off to Scott Morrison and Joe Hockey.
Pretty much the only area of the economy that has improved under Malcolm Turnbull (and, earlier, Tony Abbott) is company profits -- but even then, only for a select few companies. And those working in construction haven't been so lucky.
Staggering as it seems, Australia has had a worse treasurer than Joe Hockey. His name is Scott Morrison.
Remember when the Coalition said it would solve Australia's debt and deficit problem? Tell that to the $500 billion debt, which is getting worse by the minute.
In an open letter to the Treasurer, economics reporter Alan Austin shows how Scott Morrison can announce a surplus in today’s federal budget and start paying back the bad debt he has been stacking on.