Thursday, April 10, 2014

Foreign Matters & Fuhrer-directive

Preposterous ass, that never read so far
To know the cause why music was ordain'd!
Was it not to refresh the mind of man,
After his studies or his usual pain?
~ William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew

Former foreign minister Bob Carr lifts the veil on arguably the most towering - and eccentric - ego in Australian politics in his new book, boldly declaring after attending a meeting of world leaders that he “cannot feel humble
Bob Carr's Diary reveals former foreign minister's diva demands

TREASURER Joe Hockey has refused to allow a foreigner to buy a house in Sydney in what some experts say could be a new direction in government policy.
Joe Hockey rejects foreign house buyer