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Polly Peck Articles from 2007
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Polly Peck    December 4, 2007  
Capital Offences

Wave goodbye to the dark side as Fabulous Phil Ruddock paddles off down the River Styx in his barbed-wire canoe … Greetings to Attorney General Robert McClelland, who brings a congenial change of tone. Of course, great expectations invariably are dashed ... more

Polly Peck    November 27, 2007  
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The election outcome might mark an end to mean-spirited, small minded government … The “awesome” Malcolm Turnbull … Work ahead for 07’s new Attorney General … Thank God Ruddock’s gone ... more

Polly Peck    November 21, 2007  
Capital Offences

Madness grips the campaign for Wentworth. Maybe it’s because too many lawyers are involved ... more

Polly Peck    October 23, 2007  
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A breathtaking 35 legal appointments were announced by Fabulous Phil Ruddock in the weeks before the election was called … ACT judiciary depleted by death of Terry Connolly and retirement of Ken Crispin ... more

Polly Peck    September 13, 2007  
Capital Offences

Phil (Action Man) Ruddock is everywhere – pumping out a million announcements, plotting with Bunter about Little Johnnie’s leadership and rattling off endless statistics about all his good works ... more

Polly Peck    July 17, 2007  
Capital Offences

Fabulous Phil Ruddock confirms his neverending story by saying he has no plans to retire … quite right too, when he can still opine so wisely on the application of anti-terrorism laws to the Star Wars films and the local relevance of Donnie Rumsfeld’s dictum on “known unknowns” ... more

Polly Peck    March 13, 2007  
Capital Offences

Kelvin Thompson’s mishap with a badly written reference to help a gangster get a liquor licence has raised ethical standards in Canberra to gleaming new heights, thanks to those ornaments of rectitude – Fabulous Phil, Treasurer Smirk and Bunter Downer ... more

Polly Peck    March 6, 2007  
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Who’s Fabulous Phil Ruddock’s mystery writer crafting his speeches for judicial ceremonies? ... Shadow AG had dinner with Jack Thomas, but provided no “moral support” ... Fabbo thinks military commissions are great … Why won’t a liar and a hypocrite sue to restore his precious reputation? ... more

Polly Peck    February 13, 2007  
Capital Offences

Polly Peck goes to the Confidence in the Courts knees-up in Canberra. Smiler Gleeson, Fabulous Phil Ruddock, McMurdo P and P Cashman led an all star, all singing, all dancing cast. By the end of the weekend confidence in the cobwebbed and creaky institution had never been higher ... more

Polly Peck    January 17, 2007  
Capital Offences

Fabulous Phil Ruddock’s latest twists and turns on the Hicks’ case … Military Commision appointments no different from the civil system, claims AG … Confabulations galore from Howard and Ruddock … more