Skip to comments.Australian minister warns of Republican 'crazies'
Posted on 09/21/2012 9:19:05 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia's deputy prime minister warned Friday that the greatest threat to the U.S. economy are the "cranks and crazies" in the Republican Party, a rare foray into American domestic politics that was blasted by the opposition.
Wayne Swan, who also is treasurer and his center-left Labor Party government's ranking finance minister, took aim at the tea party during a speech to a business forum, breaking a convention among Australia's major parties to steer clear of U.S. domestic political debates.
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What a douchebag Wayne Swann is. He cannot find anything, economically, to criticize the former Prime Minister Howard with so he attempts to pick on Republicans and hope that somehow people make a link between conservatives on either side of the pond.
A desperate douchebag at that!
Stupid Malcolm bloody Turnbull. And Thomas Keneally too, but he has the excuse of being a Mick.
Center left labor party? More like far left commie rats. He’s no doubt a proponent of multi-culturalism as well. How are those Muslims in Sydney treating you, Swan?
Poor Australia, having an idiot deputy prime minister such as that. I can understand, we have Obama, Pelosi, Reid, McCain, Boehner on and on.
The political class the world over are mostly jack-azzes.
If they are coming at Conservatives via Australia, zer0 has made himself a phone call pleading for HELP. It’s not working out, for the democRATS, folks. They are through! Hey, Mr. Carpenter we need more nails for this box. Don’t want to let these democRATS escape ever again.
When Obama loses in a landslide, it’s going to be such a joy to watch the rest of the world pop a critical vessel.
“More like far left commie rats”
Well, there is this:
It is worth remembering that Julia Gillard is a member of the socialist Australian Fabian Society, and began her political career in the orbit of the Communist Party of Australia.
From the Sydney Morning Herald
I’m sure our Australians friends can confirm or deny this.
Jim, You won’t believe this, but it happened yesterday at the Doughnut shop I stop to visit my old retired buddies once in awhile. The hippie was there, and in his prime.
From the article: “.....Australia’s deputy prime minister warned Friday that the greatest threat to the U.S. economy are the “cranks and crazies” in the Republican Party,.......”
Insanity! “Cranks and crazies” are the core of the Democrat Party in this country.
I was confronted yesterday...THIS IS THE TRUTH, A TRUE STORY....by a typical Leftist Old Hippie with one of the most asinine, ridiculous commentary I’ve ever heard in my life.
Long story short the guy was on a roll ridiculing the Right commenting sarcastically how everything is Obama’s fault, and on, and on trying to be condescending, and draw those of us sitting there into a contest over Obama. We all kept quiet, and let him go on his way.
He then went into a spiel about how encyclopedias aren’t printed anymore, because of the great Wikipedia. He somehow then segued into that “Wiki” had recovered from the assault by “Sarah Palin’s people”, and had changed the rules so “THEY” could never alter history on “Wiki” again. He was seriously describing to us how “Sarah Palin’s People” had gone into the “Wiki” files, and altered everything to her favor, and that the “Wiki People” had to come up with a new means to keep the information pure, and honest, so thanks to “Sarah Palin’s people” Wikipedia is now more accurate, and honest than ever before.
Nobody commented. Nobody responded to this guy, and for good reason.
I smiled, bade good day to my old retired friends that I drop by that doughnut shop to visit with occasionally, and left. I got into my car before I couldn’t hold back my laughter anymore.
God bless Sarah. She squared away Wikipedia.
Like all leftists, he is not bound by manners, convention, reason or agreements. Leftists say whatever they want despite what has happened in the past — but watch out if a conservative does the same thing. The same leftists will cry foul and make it seem like it is the most horrendous thing in the history of mankind.
A far left member of a foreign government doesn’t like conservative Republicans. So, what else is new?
oh goody another commie chimes in....
This from our friends down under is shocking.
I can see how the collective dominionists have trouble with individualism, liberty, and the idea that people who earn money should be able to keep and invest it. How can people like that be controlled? The very idea of free and independent citizens defies the Marxist, welfarist paradigm.
My thought is this FRiend ... zer0 and his crowd spent an amount of money (ours btw) and bought himself a backup plan. Politicians who accept the cash are obliged to make payment. This is simply a payment for a payment. When one is bought and paid for, one speaks out or has someone else speak out. Since the Deputy PM spoke out, there must not have been anyone else (down under) willing to take the fall. Coordination is key. Send out the clowns or setup the fall guy.
We must dump our Fabians to encourage our Aussie Conservatives, ie Liberals to dump there horrendous Laborites!
yep everyone we should sweat it ... LOL
It's what you do when you can't
find hold an honest job...
Thanks Free ThinkerNY. And g’night (again). Or maybe g’morning...
I couldn’t believe my ears! Trust me, the average aussie would have wondered what possessed him to make a ridiculous statement like that. It must have been directed at the hundred thousand or so US expats in Oz.