Thursday, May 05, 2011
A diplomat is one who thinks twice before saying nothing.
It is better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
- Mark Twain
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell will have to debate the controversial Barangaroo development in Parliament now that protesters have amassed more than 10,000 signatures opposing the Sydney project. Independent MP and Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore was formally presented with the signatures today, the first working day of the new Parliament. There is significant concern across the community about the future of Barangaroo - a very important public site, adjacent to our city and on our precious harbour, Cr Moore said at the presentation outside State Parliament Barangaroo
Mr Keating chairs the Barangaroo Design Excellence review panel and has taken aim at Ms Moore's support for a review of 22-hectare development in Sydney's East Darling Harbour precinct Keating unleashes the lip on 'muesli-chewing' Moore
CODA: All the world is mad save for me and thee, and sometimes I wonder about thee: It’s always nice when former Prime Minister Paul Keating chimes in with an opinion on Australian politics, isn’t it? In a world where nothing is certain, at least you can always count on his sharp tongue to deliver a verbal whipping that is both insightful and reflecting the state of his mind Mad Bastard with bleeding heart
In the race of life always back self-interest…at least you know it's trying G'day scumbags: I have never killed a man but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure
-A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up. - Paul Keating, a gentle needle A negative impression of Ramrods' manager
Paul Keating lives with his mum in Potts Point and he is dating actress Julieanne Newbould who I always knew as Jules. Jules
Everyone has the right to be stupid but you're abusing the priviledge. -- Keating sees red over charge and wins the day
Ironically, Laws and Keating might also be connected in the Cash for Comment inquiry. We have to consider people like pork and exploit them to the max -- Mr Constantinidis's lawyer, Philip Beazley, said his client was too unwell to appear in court and entered guilty pleas to three charges under the Taxation Administration Act on his behalf Achillies ''Big Al''Constantinidis
PS: It was a cold winter day. An old man walked out onto a frozen cold river, cut a hole in the ice and dropped in his fishing line. He was there for almost an hour, without even a nibble, when a young boy walked out onto the ice, cut a hole in the ice not far from him. The young boy dropped his fishing line and minutes later he hooked a Largemouth Bass. The old man couldn't believe his eyes but chalked it up to plain luck. But, shortly thereafter, the young boy pulled in another large catch.
The young boy kept catching fish after fish. Finally, the old man couldn't take it any longer. "Son, I've been here for over an hour without even a nibble. You've been here only a few minutes and have caught a half dozen fish! How do you do it?"
The boy responded, "Roo raf roo reep ra rums rrarm."
"What was that?" the old man asked.
Again the boy responded, "Roo raf roo reep ra rums rarrm."
"Look," said the old man, "I can't understand a word you're saying.
The boy spit the bait into his hand and said, " You have to keep the worms warm!