Coronial hoo-haa a-go-go

johnboy 17 March 2005 2

Bored as we all are of fire news there remains a certain frisson in seeing how events unfold. In my view it’s a heady mix of public ignorance and Liberal incompetence that kept the Gubmint from feeling real heat on this last time around.

Turning to recent events:

– First the Canberra Times brought news that real legal opinion (as opposed to Our Brave Leader’s angry voice) didn’t think a coronial inquiry was at all adequate to investigate a catastrophe of this sort.

-Then ABC online reported that Mr Stanhope, in his attempts to avoid what I would call a real inquiry, is going to change the law to mean whatever suits him (again) so he can have a coroner (only not the current one, or anyone who will upset him) do the business.

This is what happens when you have strong government without checks and balances kiddies.

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2 Responses to Coronial hoo-haa a-go-go
Thumper Thumper 11:04 am 28 Aug 05

Why does this not surprise me. I did say that the comrade would not go down without a fight, albeit, now it appears a bit more clandestine.

One really has to deduce that, with the effort put in by the government to stop any inquiy into the fires, that they really do have something to hide.

Which would appear to be the simple fact that no-one was warned.

Its a joke, except its not funny.

Then again, the opposition had the chance to use it to their advantage and yet didn’t. Guess they are still kicking themselves.

Weak opposition, arrogant unaccountable governing party.

Samey same for the Feds.

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