PEANUTS FOR BATTLERS
APPARENTLY the Federal Budget will return to surplus by the end of the year 2020, if we believe the tooth fairy.
This will be achieved by throwing a few peanut deductions to the family battlers who will pay more impost for petrol, electricity, water rates, public transport and council utopia, while miracle man Scott Morrison rewards the corporate business directors who always pay minimal tax, if any, in the trickle down economy.
Perhaps France will supply the $64 billion submarine contract on the lend lease plan, then Germany will supply the first batch of armoured troop vehicles in exchange for the National Art Gallery collection.
Not even Julia Gillard and Wayne Swan were ever this creative in deficit hedge fund baloney humbug.
Recently, Michaelia Cash announced on the ABC new manufacturing jobs in Geelong.
Hopefully she will also stimulate the WA economy with the proposed Peel business park. DAVID COOMBS, Halls Head
In the ocean, another protected species (Whities) regularly hunt surfers and swimmers to eat.
I think the whole point of the channels being dredged in the estuaries at ratepayers’ expense is to once again protect and subsidise the secretive City of Mandurah's protected species, the Land Shark. JANEANNE CUMMING, Falcon