Thursday, January 29, 2004

Australia: The gospel according to Farr

Malcolm Farr this morning in Sydney has written an article about the opening of the ALP national conference designed to showcase Mark Latham with a speech on values and opportunities.

This is not Farr fronting his first article on an ALP conference for the Daily Telegraph, Farr will no doubt use the next three days to outline his articles on what Mark Latham will do as a Prime Minister?

But beware Malcolm, Mark Latham's a bit smarter than that!

For starters they have a firm agreement with the government.

That the Liberal party own Federal Parliament and Labor own the States?

Those on the right stand to profit in the neo-liberal ideology. In fact they own the Australia party and this is what this is really all about Malcolm.

But you can fool some of the people some of the time but not all of the people all of the time.

So how do they sell it? That's what this conference is all about Malcolm, for starters the $11,000 a table will draw in a short list of the rich right wing factions to help foster large bank accounts, just like joining the club before you actually get shares in Australia.

The Libs sell off the country to the US including US bases on Australian soil, under the guise of training camps, then they have back up for their plan.

In return they get a Free Trade Agreement that will boost their profit margins at the expense of the peasants.

The object is to line pockets and who cares what person or organisation is labelled as a terrorist. They're not getting thrown in the bin and stored when the shit hits the fan. It's the peasants who die from the struggle of life making sacrifices for their country.

In what will be seen as an echo of the Un-Australian Newspaper articles about, [war criminal], honest John Howard's Government's policies, Farr will probably say I will urge Australians to be more community minded and volunteer for more community activities.

Farr has most likely an expectation that Mark Latham will flesh out his concept of a "ladder of opportunity", beginning with his opening speech on "Enduring Labor Values" because he's heard it all before.

So why is Farr the Chief Political reporter at the Telegraph? Perhaps because he's read the Gospel according to Mark! One wonders?

Perhaps there is no one else at the Telegraph that likes the job as Chief political reporter for the lowest of the low corporate media?

According to the conference agenda sent to Farr, Labor will have a record 400 delegates attending but the conference has been trimmed back from five days. At least that's what they told Farr.

Labor thought that would wind him up to give them maximum coverage of the ALP conference.

How's that for values and opportunities! Latham's a man of his word. Not like that lying Howard.

Farr will be expecting Vigorous debates on policies for asylum seekers, industry and trade.

But Farr will report that, factional negotiations over the past week have eliminated contentious matters, which might have disrupted the process of selling Latham as the next national leader.

How else can you climb the ladder of success? If not in a positive way? I mean you don't hang out your dirty washing in public and expect to get opportunities do you?

Just like Bob Carr Mark Latham intends to publish his ideas as well, with books like,

"Values and opportunities" Climb the ladder of success.

"Enduring Labor Values" How to be more community minded and volunteer for more community activities"

You see Latham won't need Malcolm Farr's article. So get that into you Malcolm. He can do this himself and do a better job explaining!

Like this morning he will be introduced by party president Carmen Lawrence for what probably will be his third standing ovation in two days.

The first came yesterday when Latham spoke at the election launch of Queensland's Labor Premier Peter Beattie in Brisbane.

The second was last night at a central Sydney hotel, where guests paid up to $11,000 a table to help raise money for his election campaign.

And at the Queensland function, he gave a taste of his conference agenda by pledging to work with states on education and health.

By criticising Howard's attack on values taught in some public schools and by reminding everyone about Howard's lying and the fact that he does not lead by example.

Who's leading by example?

Latham gives you this guarantee, as prime minister, he won't be sitting on the sidelines, a negative, whingeing, carping commentator like the Daily Telegraph, The Un-Australian Newspaper and John Howard taking pot-shots at government schools.

He won't be starting wars and blowing people to bits for no good reason, like Howard.

In fact Latham intends to give all his preferences to the Greens, if they get up this time around, because of his colleague, Simon Crean's hopeless opposition to Howard this past year.

The Prime Minister yesterday maintained his criticism, accusing public schools of teaching arguments against the war in Iraq.

The tactic is "fear and terror" at all material times Howard wants Australian's to live in fear. How diabolical in terms of winning an election.

Doesn't he know that to 'live with fear is a life half lived'? Whoops, Latham shouldn't give you any more of his current ideas? That would make another good book?

Howard said, "The teacher unions a year ago encouraged teachers to discuss the war on Iraq in the classroom that was code for attacking the Government's position."

But Latham doesn't want to offend, [war criminal], George Bush. He just doesn't want to be put on the arse licker tag like Howard.

Sorry I withdraw that!

Actually George Bush is Latham's favourite Martian. Accept Latham just doesn't see eye to eye on some things like, "weapons of mass distraction" or "preventive strikes" against other nations etc. Or "axis of demons". People the neocons think may become a threat somewhere down the track, unless Bush wipes them out first?

Remember at all material times, Mark Latham is a man his word and he would never go back on anything he believed, unless of course his position as leader of the ALP meant he had to be seen to be trying to save this country from the wrath of Howard.

Only then could Labor create the illusion, in the grand scheme of things, that they don't really own Australia or have some conspiracy to sell it off and make huge profits, instead of nurturing nature and promoting community values.

Howard said, "I'm not saying they should have been promoting the Government's position. What I'm saying is they have a particular responsibility not to use the classroom for that kind of thing."

NSW Teacher's Federation Maree O'Halloran denied a political line had been pushed and said the curriculum for both public and private schools had included an examination of war.

Not a bad lesson? That this is the "Coalition of the Killing's resource war's in the Middle East" and the "War on Liberty."


Should we examine "wars" at school?

Should we examine "wars if our leader promotes wars", at school?

Should we examine "preventive strikes on our neighbours", at school?

Should we examine "preventive strikes on our neighbours, if our Prime Minister promotes it", at school?

Should we examine "whether our Prime Minister should lie", at school?

Should we examine "whether our Prime Minister should lie, if that is what he does continually, at school?

Is that the Westminster System?

By Malcolm Fart posted 29 January 04


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