Rorts - Pork Barrelling - whatever you call it

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  1. Lizzie

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    Take back all of the grants and redraw. I don't think that'd make anyone happy either.
     
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    It's ok, labour's politicians are out of jail now and so they can campaign again.

    Maybe they could promise free 100Mb internet for everyone.
     
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    Federal ICAC would be a good start...
     
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    Why would they want a federal watchdog? It'd only expose their corrupt dealings:

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    Govt again blocks fed corruption watchdog
     
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    Hehe
    Ground hog day again
     
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    Whether or not this had a material effect on the election is irrelevant - it's the intent that matters. Seems like blatant political corruption to me and further evidence that we clearly need a strong federal ICAC.
     
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    So developer contributions are banned but contributions for development in marginal seats are corrupt. :confused:
     
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    You're normally a very sensible chap, so I think this might be a bit tongue in cheek. On a serious note, I'm sure you would agree that the use of government funds for obvious party political purposes is not acceptable in a proper democracy (for any political party, Labor included). This is banana republic stuff.
     
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    yes agree
    Property developer detailed donation to NSW Labor in suicide note, ICAC told
     
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    Great reasons to have a strong federal ICAC. Also note that list doesn't include Sir Joh, because he was too old to try. His achievements alone would dwarf most of that list. :D
     
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    There's not a sensible bone in my body. :rolleyes:
     
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    We need to drain the swamp. A federal ICAC would be a good start.
     
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    Name one pollie you would trust to run the country out of the lot we have at the moment. I cant think of one ... :(
     
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