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This week, I have been mostly reading:
Tony Abbott should follow Paul Keating's example and contribute something useful to public life
Treasurer Scott Morrison says to forget about relying on the age pension - You first, Scott!
Tony Abbott’s campaign to make Turnbull look weak on terrorism is a losing battle
Julie Bishop takes on Tanya Plibersek over claims about the impact of climate change
Julie Bishop chided for 'joke' about rising seas flooding Marshall Islands - Still haven't got that learning-from-mistakes thing down yet.
The Vuvuzelas and Onion Boys – Megaphones Pining for Abbott
Anthony Albanese drives a bulldozer over Tony Abbott's 'infrastructure PM' legacy
'No one to learn from' Ken Henry slams APS collective amnesia
Australia doesn't have a problem with alcohol. We have a problem with violence - In vino veritas. You don't do anything while drunk that you haven't thought about while sober.
Julie Bishop had empty government VIP jet fly from Canberra to Perth to pick her up from charity dinner
Tony Abbott in post-PM phase needs to work out how to shore up his legacy
David Leyonhjelm Got Absolutely Owned In This Online Argument About Guns - Yeah, it's Buzzfeed, but the moral of the story is that there is a distinction between gun control and "Thur terken our gerns!"
Woman on train to Footscray threatened and told to 'get out of Australia'
Sexting, porn and raunch to form part of 'respectful relationships' classes
Why 2016 could be shattering for Republicans
Donald Trump & the GOP are literally killing middle America
Want to Cut Government Waste? Find the $8.5 Trillion the Pentagon Can’t Account For
Thousands More Women Donating to Bernie Sanders Than Hillary Clinton
BBC reporter’s sobering advice to America: ‘Break’ the NRA or your mass shootings will never stop
Dog reportedly shoots Toledo pizza delivery man
7-year-old girl killed at MI soccer practice after ‘paranoid’ man with concealed carry license opens fire - So, how do you stop a good guy with a gun?
Why Do We Humanize White Guys Who Kill People?
Paul Ryan Just Accidentally Made a Great Case for Raising the Minimum Wage
Did your MP vote to bomb Syria?
It’s time to smash the cosy Question Time chumocracy
Former Military Chief: Iraq War Was A 'Failure' That Helped Create ISIS
Ex-US Intelligence Chief on Islamic State's Rise: 'We Were Too Dumb'
The strange case of Julian Assange
Will Reducing Meat in My Diet Really Help the Climate? tl;dr. yes.
From Fifa to guns, let’s stop accepting the unacceptable
Former Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland has died at 48
This one song teaches you basically everything you need to know about music theory
George Lucas: To feel the true force of ‘Star Wars,’ he had to learn to let it go
22 Times We Reached Peak Guardian In 2015 - In which Buzzfeed bags the Graun for being trivial?
Waleed Aly Effortlessly Nailing A Pink Floyd Solo At The Walkleys - Thanks a lot, Waleed! Just be brilliant at everything I've ever tried to be merely good at.
Fundamentalism is 'a disease of all religions': Pope says it is not just Islam that has extremist factions
Humour and satire: (It's dark this week)
Afraid of guns? Buy more guns! The circle of life in America
A pattern of emergencies
‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens - Keep scrolling down.
Clickbait of the week:
Heartwarming Illustrations Show That True Love Is In The Little Everyday Things
The least boring photo on my camera roll:
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