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17-08-2013 15:20 #211
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17-08-2013 15:22 #212
I found his description in another article of Aborigines and Aboriginals as an 'adornment' extremely insulting.
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17-08-2013 15:27 #213
Also, Gillard is more left than Rudd - although Rudd certainly does hold some core Labor values, mostly only where something has had a personal impact on him in his life though. I believe he "changed his mind" on marriage equality as he saw it as an area Labor was losing votes to the Greens. Which makes this hard line boats policy even more inexplicable.
17-08-2013 15:31 #214
I find the idea if the spectrum of left to right interesting. I loved watched sh!tsville on ABC in the last couple of months. The fuel who used to be liberal but is now libertarian certainly had interesting views.
Lol just realize I outer myself as an ABC watcher:P
17-08-2013 15:36 #215
I guess one of my big sticking points with Gillard was cutting single parent pay by $150 per fortnight. That's not a left decision to further disadvantage the most statistically vulnerable families in the country. Nor is cutting the BB while supporting PPL. Not that supporting PPL is not left, but reducing BB, which usually is for one income families...
17-08-2013 15:43 #216Senior Member
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She was too scared of the fallout after inheriting the 'we will return the budget to surplus' line from the fiscally conservative Rudd.
17-08-2013 15:45 #217
17-08-2013 15:53 #218
17-08-2013 15:53 #219
There are many factors influencing how people vote - level of education is a big part of that, occupation, preference for personal gain vs a more social view, location, ability to comprehend policies, ability to cut through the campaign 'spin/rhetoric/cr@p', sources of information, family history/preference. It certainly isn't an easy decision! And I think generalisations only meet some of those components.
17-08-2013 15:55 #220
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