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Polly Peck Articles from 2005
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Polly Peck    December 12, 2005  
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Fabulous Phil works his magic on the family law amendments, and talks about his 34 years with Mrs Fabbo. He also gave a marvellous lecture to the C.E.W. Bean seminar warning that right now the next Lord Haw Haw is probably lurking in the ranks of the press gallery … Meantime, Bunter Downer lays the ground for a few more executions of Australians by our friendly neighbours ... more

Polly Peck    December 7, 2005  
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The terror laws pass and Fabbo Ruddock is over the moon. This is a victory for human rights, he insists. Polly Peck traces another frantic week in the media for the attorney general, who throughout his performances keeps his Amnesty badge nicely gleaming ... more

Polly Peck    November 24, 2005  
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The senate committee examining the Anti-Terrorism Bill spent its last week with plenty of challenging witnesses. The committee members themselves did not pass up the opportunity to display some epic grandstanding, point scoring and back-biting. Polly Peck was there with her notebook to record democracy in action ... more

Polly Peck    November 14, 2005  
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Little Johnnie subjected to fearful grilling on terrorism by Dunny Jones and Brillo Pad Laws … There’s one word for Bunter Downer – “flog” ... Fabulous Phil clarifies resignation implication at High Court doorstop ... more

Polly Peck    November 7, 2005  
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Mendacity fills the airwaves as Little One, Bunter and Fabbo spruik their stuff. Naturally, the PM was ably assisted by the Golden Tonsil’s languid interrogatories, but the AG’s usual gobbledegook met a strong challenge during an interview on the BBC’s Hardtalk ... more

Polly Peck    October 30, 2005  
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God on trial. Lawyers take on “intelligent design” at Canberra’s St Thomas More forum. Polly Peck was there with her notebook and managed to record some of the curious arguments from an all-star cast: Lord Denning, Karl Marx, David Hume, Pythagoras, Socrates, et al ... more

Polly Peck    October 24, 2005  
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Our Sundays are now ruined by Little Johnnie and Fabulous Phil grabbing the spotlight to dazzle us with their new tricks … Also, Golden Tonsils, fresh from his campaign against “pillow-biting”, puts Fabbo through his paces on whether the exciting new sedition laws might prevent broadcasters being vile ... more

Polly Peck    October 14, 2005  
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Polly Peck gets to grips with an insult drenched week in Canberra … Fabulous Phil accuses Labor of offering “little more than salad dressing” on family relationships … And Fabbo’s “interview” with Ray “Slaughterhouse” Hadley ... more

Polly Peck    October 10, 2005  
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Tubby Callinan appears at the Canberra Readers and Writers Festival and talks about inspiration, characters and family … Lillian, Bomber and Fabbo strut their stuff ... more

Polly Peck    September 30, 2005  
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Welcome to Terrorville, where judges act as “individuals”, where lawyers are put in a box and where house arrest can be extended on a “rolling basis”. Mick “Kelpie” Keelty says this is a win for democracy. Trouble is, Bomber Beazley is even more gung-ho. Polly Peck gathers all the droppings from a horrible week ... more

Polly Peck    September 16, 2005  
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A week in the life of attorney general Ruddock. Fabuloso agonises about whether he’s done enough to deal with a “real threat in broad terms” ... more

Polly Peck    September 9, 2005  
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Polly’s been in a whirl all week but has managed to discover that two of the great drones of the government, “Fabuloso” Phil Ruddock and Eric “The Alligator” Abetz, are in sizzling form ... more

Polly Peck    September 2, 2005  
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All the talk is about Costello this, Costello that. In the barnyard cackle we’ve overlooked the obvious contender for the Prime Ministership – “Fabulous” Phil Ruddock. Better still, what about the High Court, or somewhere ... more

Polly Peck    August 19, 2005  
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Fabulous Phil’s cronies to decide the location of the new family relationship centres … Big Kev Andrews and his missus have a night out at Canberra’s St Thomas More forum … Liberal mates soak up big bikkies on government IR propaganda … Bomber wants Little Johnnie to ring Bambang about Abu Bakar Bashir ... more

Polly Peck    August 13, 2005  
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Our Canberra field agent is keeping an eye on the affairs of state. The matter in hand is Fabulous Phil Ruddock’s message to big biz that terrorism is everywhere, so let’s hold hands and cuddle-up closer ... more