Archive for April 5th, 2014

Today’s West Australian Senate re-election

I have two hopes for today’s Senate re-election in Western Australia.

1. Enough seats are won by conservatives for there to be a conservative majority in the Senate.

It’s impossible for the Coalition to get an outright majority by my count as winning all six seats would only get them to 37 seats in the Senate (39 is a majority) but it is possible for them win enough seats to have a conservative majority once certain crossbenchers are taken in to account. Four Coalition seats in today’s election (achievable with a very small swing to them compared to the 2013 election) plus one other conservative winning a seat should make it possible for there to be a conservative majority in the Senate on most issues.

2. Bye bye Scott Ludlam.

Even if he was to be replaced by another Green I’d be happy. His speech in which he came up with all sorts of inaccurate statements about Tony Abbott being some sort of racist was an embarrassment…it was almost as ludicrous as Julia Gillard’s infamous misogyny speech. The country would be better off with anyone other than Scott Ludlam in the Senate.

Good luck and vote well Western Australia; The country is counting on you.


2 comments April 5th, 2014 at 01:10pm

NRL Tips: Round 5

Having not put my tips in before last night’s matches, they are deemed to be an incorrect tip. The one exception to that rule is invoked on the Roosters V Bulldogs match though as I always tip the Bulldogs at all times and so for that match I am deemed to have tipped the Bulldogs.

Roosters V Bulldogs
Broncos V Eels — tip not entered
Sharks V Warriors
Panthers V Raiders
Dragons V Rabbitohs
Storm V Titans
Tigers V Sea Eagles
Cowboys V Knights


April 5th, 2014 at 12:54pm

AFL Tips: Round 3

Unfortunately I was out of action for a decent chunk of yesterday with a migraine and thus did not get my tips in before last night’s match. As per the rules, that match will be counted as an incorrect tip.

Hawthorn V Fremantle — no tip entered
Western Bulldogs V Richmond
Adelaide V Sydney
Gold Coast V Brisbane
West Coast V St. Kilda
Collingwood V Geelong
GWS V Melbourne
North Melbourne V Port Adelaide
Essendon V Carlton


April 5th, 2014 at 12:50pm


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