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Articles by Greg Barns

The Oz’s Matt Denholm loses the plot

“With the South Australian election also on a knife-edge, Labor faces the possible loss of two state governments, potentially creating an irresistible momentum for Tony Abbott and the federal Coalition”  says Matt Denholm in this morning’s Australian. Not sure what Matt and his editors at The Oz smoke these days, but to draw the conclusion […]


The real wolves in sheeps clothing

Throughout this election campaign the ALP, and the Premier David Bartlett in particular, have harped on about the Greens being the wolves in sheep’s clothing.  He would certainly have been right a few years when the fundamentalist old trots and eco-warriors ran the Greens.  But Mckim and his fellow Greens like Cassy O’Connor are desperate […]


Tasmania ’10: new lows in vacousness, lies and sheer gutlessness

This year’s Tasmanian battle has set new lows in terms of vacousness, lies and sheer gutlessness on the part of the key players, says Greg Barns.