Browsing All posts tagged under »Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull«

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull On Poll Slide

August 13, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Newspoll suggests that the Australian Liberal Party Government recovery is over – and now Liberals MPs are wondering why they must keep backing Malcolm Turnbull’s dud electricity policy. Support after preferences is still at 49 per cent to Labor’s 51, but the Liberals’ primary vote has dropped and Malcolm Turnbull’s lead […]

Climate Change Australia – No, Prime Minister, Warming Isn’t Making More Droughts

August 7, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here we go again: Australia’s Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull says climate change helps cause droughts, dismissing suggestions Australia abandon global emissions reduction targets. ABC presenter and warmist Fran Kelly this morning pushed the same line – global warming now had to be made front and centre of drought policy. Pardon? This […]

Australian Politics – The Labor Party Rejected Turnbull’s Offer To Join. Alas, The Liberal Party Didn’t

July 31, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the Labor Party had more sense than the Liberal Party did. It rejected Malcolm Turnbull offer to join, saying he was too much of a Liberal. He then became Prime Minister of a Liberal Government despite being too Labor. Malcolm Turnbull wanted to become Kim Beazley’s shadow finance […]

Australian Politics – Super Saturday By-Elections: The Leader In Strife Is Prime Minister Turnbull

July 29, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ For months the media story was that Labor leader Bill Shorten could be destroyed by today’s byelections. But with almost everything running for the Turnbull Government – media coverage, the Emma Husar scandal, Anthony Albanese needling Shorten, One Nation preferences switching to the Liberals in Longman – Labor has won Longman […]

Australian Politics – Liberal Party Betrayed: Prime Minister Turnbull Offers Carbon Tax, Deeper Cuts

July 27, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ You have been conned. The Liberal Party members have been betrayed by their leaders. (Here in Australia, the Liberal Party is the major political party from the conservative side of the political fence) Liberal Party MPs voted to scrap the carbon tax; now the Turnbull Government sneaks in a new one. […]

Australian Politics – Isn’t The Pressure On Prime Minister Turnbull Instead?

July 22, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, there have been so many articles suggesting Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten is finished if he loses any of the five by-elections next Saturday. But with polls now running against the Liberals – even in seats like Braddon and Longman which they were tipped to win – shouldn’t […]

Australian Politics – ACCC Backs Abbott: Help Build New Power Generator

July 11, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Tony Abbott and the Nationals are right and Malcolm Turnbull wrong, judging by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s report on electricity. Yes, government should subsidise or guarantee contracts to allow a new generator – probably coal – to be built: The competition watchdog has called for radical reform of the […]

Australian Politics – Tax Cuts Don’t Save Prime Minister Turnbull: Labor Party Still Leads 53% to 47%

June 25, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Turnbull Government passes a big tax cut plan. The media turns on Bill Shorten. Yet nothing – nothing – seems able to shift the polls Turnbull’s way, with the Fairfax Ipsos poll having Labor still ahead of the Government, 47 per cent to 53. Australian voters rate Prime Minister Malcolm […]

Climate Change Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Carbon Tax Hits Hurdle

June 19, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s objection to this carbon tax is the better:  Labor is warning that a government proposal to impose 10 years of legislated emissions cuts on the electricity sector will be too weak and will undermine its support for Malcolm Turnbull’s signature ­energy policy, which also faces the […]

Australian Politics – Essential Poll: Turnbull’s Government Trails The Labor Party 48% To 52%

May 15, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Now a third poll shows the Coalition Government led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull still trailing Labor, despite its Budget giveaways and the Labor Party’s citizenship embarrassment. The Essential poll has the Government lifting a point to be 48 per cent to Labor’s 52. Newspoll had no change: 49% to 51. […]

Australian Politics – The Budget: Heading In The Right Direction, But Small Steps

May 7, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Good as far as it goes:  The Turnbull government is also expected to confirm in ­tomorrow night’s budget that it will return the balance sheet to surplus in 2019-20, a year earlier than forecast but by only a slim margin, while announcing an extra $24.5 billion in new infrastructure spending across […]

Australian Politics – Okay Now For Prime Minister Turnbull, But Abbott Can’t Say It

April 24, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Back in 2015: Malcolm Turnbull has delivered a slap-down to Tony Abbott for lecturing European leaders over their refugee policies as he arrived in Berlin. Abbott last month used a speech in London to urge European leaders to copy his tough policies against people smugglers by turning back boats at sea […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull Kind Of Admits He Was Wrong On Banks

April 23, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer embarrassed herself yesterday in trying to avoid admitting the Government was wrong to block a royal commission into the banks for so long. In fairness, that admission was for someone senior to make, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull now has a go: “You are all right […]

Australian Politics – Just Blame Abbott, Malcolm

April 22, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Another shocking week for the Australian Government led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Time to blame Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott again. It’s clearly his fault of the AbbottAbbottAbbott that: shocking evidence at the royal commission showed Malcolm Turnbull was wrong to protect the banks from an inquiry for so long; […]

Australian Politics – China Warns Australia

April 19, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A worry as China gets touchier:  China’s ambassador to Australia has warned that the relationship between the two countries has been marred by “systematic, irresponsible and negative remarks” about China, and trading ties could be damaged if the situation is not repaired. In a frank interview with The Australian at the […]

Australian Politics – Australia: A Sitting Duck

April 17, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Maurice Newman perfectly describes the disillusion of many conservatives with the Turnbull Government:  Malcolm Turnbull’s preference is to remain above the political fray rather than take the fight to the Labor Party. But then, having signed the Paris climate agreement, introduced a special bank tax, launched a royal commission into banks, […]

Australian Politics – Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott Is So Right That He’s Wrong

April 15, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Feel the fear. They’ve told us for years Tony Abbott is finished. Yet the ABC’s Insiders today devotes around 10 minutes to attacking, ridiculing and misrepresenting him. And Miranda Devine today lists half a dozen things Abbott has said that were absolutely right – and angrily tells him to shut up. […]

Australian Politics – China Bullies: No Visas For Our Government Ministers

April 12, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ China is acting like a thug, with bullying tactics that should make us worry even more about its influence here: China has gone cold on Malcolm Turnbull’s government over recent anti-China rhetoric, reportedly refusing to grant visas to senior ministers. Prime Minister Turnbull this morning admitted there was “some tension” in […]

Australian Politics – Four Contenders Put Up Their Hands For Prime Minister Turnbull’s Job

April 10, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Three Liberals have now announced they are interested in being leader after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and one won’t rule it out. The stampede is starting, with Peter Dutton, Josh Frydenberg, Scott Morrison and Julie Bishop at the head of the herd. Peter Dutton yesterday: There’s 149 people in federal parliament […]

Australian Politics – Good Question, Best Not Asked By Tony Abbott

April 8, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Hurting Turnbull more than helping himself in an interview best not given: FORMER Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared “life is not fair” as the Turnbull Government prepares to notch up 30 bad opinion polls — the same number reached by Mr Abbott when he was dumped as leader. Speaking exclusively […]

Australian Electrical Power Generation – Sheridan Versus Kelly: Sense Versus Rage

April 6, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A superb column by Greg Sheridan, contradicting the howl of rage from warmist Paul Kelly: The Turnbull government’s energy narrative has completely collapsed in a welter of indecipherable internal contradictions and ridiculous figures plucked from the air in a way that inevitably brings to mind the last days of the Gillard-Rudd […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Cheer Squad Number One: ‘Communication Skills’

April 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Let’s start holding people to account as Malcolm Turnbull hurtles to his 30th losing Newspoll next week – behind Labor for 18 months. On the day Turnbull took the Prime Ministership I wrote: He stole it by boasting of superior communication skills he does not have. This was Turnbull’s boast, the […]

Australian Politics – Warmist Prime Minister Turnbull Faces Revolt From Coal Fired Power Supporting Group Of Politicians

April 3, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull lost the Liberal leadership in 2009 because he was a warmist wanting a form of carbon tax. The same issue could cost him again: Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee is being challenged by a group of Coalition MPs who have formed an internal faction to pressure […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull’s 29th Losing Opinion Poll Is His Most Grim

March 26, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ His 29th losing Newspoll is damning for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.   Two thirds of voters say they don’t like Labor’s latest tax plan, but Labor’s primary vote still goes up – and the Government remains 47 per cent to 53 behind. It seems nothing will persuade a lot of voters […]