It is the Sabbath, so let us set aside the mouse, rake or Mixmaster and join hands in prayer:
Please, Great Bunyip, don't rob us of tomorrow's Question Time. Let her swing for awhile yet. Of this we ask. Amen
UPDATE: Well, Question Time came and went and she is still there. For now.
Please try to give some warning of the coup Prof so I can get down to ABC Southbank.ReplyDelete
I have never seen a bearded human head explode before.
The Irish Lion
Oh God, thankyou for the best laugh I have had today. Amen.Delete
Prof you may achieve more if you address your supplication to the Trinity - The Great Bunyip [Praise be upon Him], The Great Pumpkin [Praise be upon Him and Charlie Brown] and the Rainbow Serpent who pops up at any site worth developing [Praise be upon Him and the royalties which follow]. That should do it. I have left out the Rabid Zionist T Abbott as he can look after himself well enough. L'chaimReplyDelete
And also upon you.
Nothing but good can come out of this: Kevin Rudd will wreak an awesome vengeance on his foes; Gillard will resign her seat and cause a General Election and Tim Matheson will be out of the Lodge.ReplyDelete
Bill Shorten perhaps?Delete
bigger dill than gillardDelete
Look here Bunyip we love you and give hommage for your presence on the holy web on the Sabbath etc but fess up some more details for sad atheist sleuths like us who are desperately running the blog sites atm or we will only visit your site 5 times a day in future, Okay?! We sadly cannot threaten you with anything else (damned Howard)ReplyDelete
Labor wants to get in before it is too late. The Libs reckon they have the goods on Gillard, and reckon they have her beat, but want her to flounder until it is too late to change leaders. That way they either have to keep Gillard, or have to dump her right before the election. In short: the Libs want to keep Gillard.ReplyDelete
'do her slowly"....ReplyDelete
Bernie West Geelong
Yuck! The very thougt...in any context...Delete
The above is not my comment. Bernie Slattery, Geelong West.Delete
Bernie West from Geelong not Slattery ya nong.Delete
I live in Anne st first name Bernard last name West.
Try using a comma in the right place. I was a bit concerned that your comment was inflammatory and as I'm a frequent blogger, I might be attacked over it. I too live in Ann St (not Anne St, that's in Newtown, not Geelong).Delete
Professor, are you speaking of the Rake's Progress here, or did you just spend the weekend in the sand traps?
Bunyip have you been imbibing the communion wine again? No posts I see, or are you just watching re-runs of the dismissal..ReplyDelete
naughty lazy Bunyip, just like other Gods ?
Say it isn't so, post the blogs, and I will give absolution.
And I will be back to check once I have seen the other sites..
please don't be teasing us!ReplyDelete
And while we're at it, lets resolve to stop referring to Wilson as Gillard's "boyfriend" or their sordid relationship as a romance. Would you please come up with a more representative descriptors? Say, "adulterous partner" and " sexual affair" Boyfriens and Romance when applied to these two debases decent relationships. Their wasn't much "love" intheir union, it was more of a conspiracy to thieve and destroyReplyDelete
Time to fetch the thesaurus for the meaning of screw. An interesting word! Wilson screw AWU, Gillard screw Wilson,the Greeks' screws in Gillards bathroom Rudds recognition of being screwed by the faceless men, who in turn like the odd recreational screw on the side and the real Screws who shall look after after all of them one day.Delete
Yes, 'boyfriend' is a juvenile term which may unfairly assist perceptions of her claim to be 'young and naive' and romance entranced. On the other hand, 'Adulterous relationship' defines the reality better, but may be too censorious (too legal? too religious?) for the general populace (there is a lot of adultery about, after all). 'Sexual affair with a married man' is probably the best descriptor for an adult, where others are left to make their own value judgements about such choices. In the same way, voters will be free to judge regarding her behaivour as a lawyer, an Officer of the Court, and as a fit and proper person to hold the Office of Prime Minister of Australia.Delete
If she survives this week, that is what she will face. If she is gone, Labor has to live with her legacy.
One believes he traditional expression for Ms Gillard was 'temptress' but...well...you woudn't be...would you? Not even with somebody else'sDelete
Don't tease us Prof...ReplyDelete
okay Bunyip I forgive (but mostly never forget these days) sorry about the lazy thing I will put you back up on the shelf with the rest of the pantheon..ReplyDelete
The yabby has returned to our holy land waving her claws around on TV, so what's up next according to your oracles ??
Dexter Rous reinforces a good point.ReplyDelete
The ABC likes using the term "boyfriend" in order to mislead and trivialise the long and rotten relationship.
I note Timmy the Loafer is not referred to as the "boyfriend", yet he fills the same role.
See James now you're doing it.It's not "the Loafer" it's the Bludger.Delete
Oh, Great Bunyip, let your sources be as reliable as old friends ready to let slip the odd hint, and let the future be free of ginger-tinged senior elected officials. Golly I hope you're on the money, for few things would give me more pleasure!ReplyDelete
Professor B. Oh yes, before bed tonight I shall pray. I can't wait for Question Time this week. I really do hope Gillard stays on for the election. I do think little of the Australian public and am fearful of one KRudd doing a come back... Love your blogg :)ReplyDelete
big noses mate has a freind only minutes from the big house he cleans etc ??he is very close to that person, he is not welcome back in sheppReplyDelete
"he is not welcome back in shepp"Delete
As someone who resides close to Shepp, I'm sure a few heads will turn if he ever came back.
Interesting to read what his mates have been up to over the years. This is a saga that has been running for some time. Wasn't aware he was one of Tim's mates. Shouldn't be surprised though.
And so say all of us!ReplyDelete
Gone by Friday, replaced by Rudd & Shorten on joint ticket.ReplyDelete
Shorten may have his own problems in relation to the same matter.If Gillard were to fall it would increase the pressure to dig deeper.Little Billy and Thunder Thighs Roxon could come under scrutiny.Delete
If it isn't Rudd, then anyone else would look like an obvious chair-warmer. If it is Rudd then the bloodletting that would follow would be worth a movie or mini-series in the future. If Labor were to suddenly win an election under Rudd after all of this, then the cult of personality will have completely replaced all objective political awareness in this country, thank you lame-stream media.ReplyDelete
Your God ( Great Bunyup) is non-existant.ReplyDelete
Waist of time really!
Please provide definitive proof of the non-existance of this or any other God. Unless you are allknowing [and I doubt that] then your assertion is merely that, an assertion without proof. You may of course be right but you can't prove it.Delete
As is your spelling, on both charges.Delete
Age itself brings the ever-expanding "waist" of time.Delete
Well, age and cakes.
acouple of responses to posts:ReplyDelete
" do her slowly" reminds of southern Bar B Q, although the pig doesn't suffer, in this case perfect
SandTraps - yes that probably was the inspiration - they have cased colorful inspirations to me as well
the boyfriend is OK with me - I've seen that butt,and anything closer to bringing a visual is certainly appreciated
High Draws to you Prof
Your Friend the Egg Suckin Dog - US
Only 90 minutes to Question Time...I am on my knees alongside you.ReplyDelete
Let's hope she stays there to lose the election with Swan Song, our national village idiot.ReplyDelete
" ... and Tim Matheson will be out of the Lodge"ReplyDelete
Quick ... do an inventory of the silverware!
" ... do her slowly"
God has never given us a night dark enough for that.
The Irish Lion
Doesn't the English language already provide a term for the girlfriend of a married man ?ReplyDelete
The word is .. ( drum roll )...mistress
"..... because people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I am not a crook. I have earned everything I have got.”ReplyDelete
Richard Millhous Nixon November 1973.
If Woodward and Bernstein had followed the ABC/Fairfax "conclusive proof before going to print" model, Nixon would have happily retired from office in 1978 with an unblemished school report.
The Irish Lion
J Gillard's appearance tonight reminds me of John Gorton, RIP, and his defence of charges of neglect of duty at a critical time:Delete
[badly paraphrased from my missing copy of "A Time to Speak" - Edward St John] "A satirical magazine ["Private Eye"?] struck the right note ... on the one side, the word of a green MP [St John], supported by a young female no-doubt tipsy journalist [Geraldine Willisee], against the solemn words of whole edifice of respected authority: the Prime Minister [John Gorton], supported by the US ambassador, himself a [church dignitary], and senior staff ... and not one person in a thousand believed the Prime Minister's version."
... er ... Jan 1977 ... at the end of his 2nd term ...Delete
The Australian Woodward and Bernstein will only be found in the Blogosphere. Mainstream journalism is dead, killed by co-opted media proprietors.Delete
Anonomous at 1.09, dare I say, the Prime Mistress?ReplyDelete
" ... do her slowly"ReplyDelete
No man could drink that much beer.
Julia Gillard.....it's like tryinng to shake off a rabbit trap.ReplyDelete
I started my first real slush fund,ReplyDelete
Did it on Slater and Gordon time.
Thought it was covered up
Until the summer of ‘95
Me and the guys from the Union
Had a scam that was quite bold,
Except Ralph’s back, Bruce’s gone,
And I’m stuck with the lies I told.
Oh when I look back now
The money seemed to last forever
And if I had a second chance
I wouldn’t have gotten that Greek builder
They should have been the best days of my life…
Ain’t no use in openin’ a file
When you’re doing work on the sly
Spent my evenings down in Fitzroy
Thinking you were my guy
Standing on my renovated porch
Though I didn’t really like the craftmanship
I scraped together a couple of receipts,
But it wasn’t good enough for the partnership
They should have been the best days of my life…
Back in the summer of ‘95
Man we were getting nervous
Our stories were coming apart
Bruce took the money and ran,
And I was left with my broken heart
Now my past is coming back to haunt me
The list of questions growing long
Thinking about that old slush fund,
And everything I did wrong
Back in the summer of ‘95
(Apologies to Bryan Adams)
My (nearly) fearless prediction since the night of the long knives was that she will be around for a looooong time. How did I "know" this? I looked up her zodiac - she shares her star sign with Margaret Thatcher AND Vladimir(?) Putin...ReplyDelete
Pssssssssst: has she resumed her swinging-from-the-chandeliers with Graig Emerson again? He seems to be unwarrantedly cocky again these days.