I want my politics on the front page of the paper. Even on a Murdoch owned paper. It will be uncomfortable. You will be hearing about politics till you are sick of it. We know the alternative: politics in back rooms; and politicians that represent themselves instead of us. Every single lower house politician knows their vote counts.
I welcome a National Broadband Network with no internet filter. Cost be damned, it is what I want. In 3 years time I'll complain about the cost, but I've been whining about those for a long time. I am tired of a laggy disconnecting connection to WoW.
If you want majority government, its simple. Don't vote for the independants. Vote below the line in the senate.
A vote for majority government looks like this
Vote 1 Major Party A
Vote 2 Major Party B
Vote 3+ the rest.
If you voted above the line, if you put the independants between Labor and Liberal, you voted for this minority government. As for me, I vote for minority government. I beleive that government should get out of our faces.
A vote for minority government looks like this
Vote 1: Good Independant
Vote 2: Another Good Independant
Vote 5: Major Party A
Vote 6: Major Party B
Vote 7: Bad Independant
The rest of you vote like this:
Vote 1: Major Party A
Vote 2: Good Independant
Vote 6: Bad Independant
Vote 7: Major Party B
This is a vote of
I won't submit readers to many political posts. The last time was election day. Today is when we know what government we will get.
To quote Mr Oakeshott : "This is going to be a cracking Parliament. It's going to be beautiful in its ugliness."