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Karin McDonald to stand down

By Gungahlin Al 23 January 2008 41

ABC is reporting that ALP MLA in Brindabella Karin McDonald won’t contest the next ACT election in October.

Also, ALP preselections open next month.

Apparently she hs an “exclusive” interview in the City News due out today about it all…

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LIC 12:17 am 27 Jan 08

I was wondering when I heard her announcing her retirement whether she’d served enough time to max out her super.

I-filed 9:33 pm 25 Jan 08

How much unfunded superannuation will this nonentity entitle herself to?

Mælinar 4:25 pm 25 Jan 08

btw, CC’s not fat pandy, quite skinny infact. I’d compare her to a rake but it wins on intelligence.

Ingeegoodbee 3:55 pm 25 Jan 08

Crazy Chester has nailed it – “…I admit calling them “whores” … a definite insult to workers in the sex industry.”

Exactly, If you paid money to a hooker you expect to see a result – but with Ms McDonald we got what exactly – seven years of … anyone, anyone, anyone, Bueller?

VicePope 3:47 pm 25 Jan 08

EMD – apart from boring trivia like geography and constitutional issues, why don’t we feel free to hitch the ACT’s wagons to whichever national or regional star seems sanest at the time. The Vics – no real problems, if you like constipated AFL goths. NSW – a sewer full of morons. Tassie – we’d lose on the headcount. Queensland – a banjo for every child. SA – vhildren? where are they? WA – they might as well be OS anyway.

emd 2:26 pm 25 Jan 08

I think I would prefer that we become an outpost of Victoria than suffer either the ALP or Liberal offerings for self-government.

If we did become an outpost of Victoria, could we get some more Fitzroy-style cafes? And maybe a more creative local arts scene, and improved chance of attracting big-name touring bands?

Mælinar 8:59 pm 24 Jan 08

Leave it to CC Pandy.

Pandy 8:48 pm 24 Jan 08

Rolling Flakily Larfing Madly At mOi

Mælinar 8:08 pm 24 Jan 08

Chester – what is RFLMAO ?

Pandy 8:05 pm 24 Jan 08

Chester how do you as a 46yo nude life model look? Fat perchance?

VicePope 7:36 pm 24 Jan 08

Chester – there are things people might think, but probably shouldn’t say and I think you’ve said some of them. Can I assume you have a therapist? If so, you should tell him or her what you have been saying on this thread (and perhaps others) because it might be important in some way.

el ......VNBerlinaV8 7:09 pm 24 Jan 08

FFS. Time for the moderation queue.

Gungahlin Al 5:26 pm 24 Jan 08

Well all I can to that is “Chester’s back”…

chester 4:15 pm 24 Jan 08

Well I’ve now been referred to the Domestic Violence Crisis Service by an ACT Government agency and they’re offering to assist me with intimidation by the ACT Government.


There’s one person here with a very small penis complex. His name is Jon Stanhope. Everybody who buys into his BS is, in my books a whore, because they’ve sold their soul to the devil.

The Devil is Jon Stanhope.

The dude is a sick, twisted, f*ck. Come to terms with it people.

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again. My politics is far left. Stanhope and Co. are as crooked as all get out. Wake the f*ck up people. Jesus Christ, Canberrans are an embarrassment. Look at the Thwara Bridge debacle.

Just how much BS will you people swallow?

bd84 1:34 pm 24 Jan 08

I think the word “who?” says it all. lol

Dante 12:32 pm 24 Jan 08


Ingeegoodbee 12:22 pm 24 Jan 08

It might have somthing to do with the fact thar Zed’s restructuring his ministry-in-waiting and Standope’s left with the task of which side of the Titanic to set the deck-chairs up on.

barking toad 12:09 pm 24 Jan 08

The labor kiddies are a bit testy today aren’t they?

Mr Evil 11:56 am 24 Jan 08

They’ll find another Labor poof to keep the seat warm – It’ll be some back room hack with the personality of a pot plant and the charisma of syphillus. I speak the truth.

(Hope that appeases the masses) 🙂

Ingeegoodbee 11:22 am 24 Jan 08

Whatever. Dosn’t change the fact that I’m right does it.

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