I like to read poetry about Socialism. Macramé, disco-dancing, backgammon, and meeting people are all favourites.
Any drink with a miniature umberella in it.
Simon commented on Dave's question: “Because I'm too frightened to be interviewed on his TV Show”
Simon commented on Robert's question: “Siphon off enough to build a few wind turbines to make the dumb voters think the tax grab is somehow positive for the environment. The "green jobs" will be for the turbines manufactured in China. Why pay more than slave wages? Clean Energy Economy is the 2012 version of IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, WAR IS PEACE etc”
Simon commented on Madeline's question: “Don't confuse successful negotiation for capitulation, Madeline - she only was able to form government by agreeing to their demands. Did you know that Gillard forced Rudd to dump his ill-fated ETS on the basis that the hoax was finally being unmasked and it would be electoral poison. That's the reason for her about-face... it was condition #1 set by Bob Brown. #2, the boats keep coming. A few bribes thrown Oakeshott and Windsor's way and Bob's your uncle (pun intended). Wilkie strung along like a clueless chump was merely a bonus, and the...”
Simon commented on Eyal's question: “That she was competent enough to run the country. FAIL”
Simon commented on Guy's question: “Hi Guy. The rest of the world don't give two hoots what we do. The "spirit of doing something" is an expensive empty gesture (at best), but really just a tax revenue grab. She can't raise the GST because that would require agreement of the States and Territories. What better way to gouge more money to waste by pretending it's all for the environment. Suckers. Anyhow if you are the Guy I think you are (from Neutral Bay in the mid-late 90s, in marketing) you are a bright fellow who will figure it out.”
Simon commented on Lola's question: “By king out Labor/Greens for 30 years, or better still - forever.”