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Israel Folau found guilty of breaching contract

The real battle was never with the tribunal, it’ll be with the courts.

He was always going to be found guilty considering the code of conduct:

For more on Folau, read this piece when the issue first broke. (Go on, it took, hours, at least give it a scan!)

So many holes on Shorten’s case

But worst of all, listen to the way he speaks of his opponents. no wonder they feel free to throw eggs at them and assault them in the street.

Egg thrown at PM

This is what happens to the PM when you celebrate it happening to people like Fraser Anning:

As always, the media in Australia is hopeless. just listen to these questions.

When politicians are scared for their safety, events like this won’t happen.

Read the whole thing.

Trump-Russia continues

The Democrats should be worried. Trump was right. There was spying:

At a contentious hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General William Barr dropped a big hint about his investigation into the conduct of the Trump-Russia investigation.

“Many people seem to assume that the only intelligence collection that occurred was a single confidential informant and a FISA warrant,” Barr said. “I would like to find out whether that is in fact true. It strikes me as a fairly anemic effort if that was the counterintelligence effort designed to stop the threat as it is being represented.”

Here is what he meant. There has been a lot of discussion on the Right about the FBI’s use of a confidential informant, an England-based college professor named Stefan Halper, to spy on some Trump campaign figures, including the sometime foreign policy volunteer advisers George Papadopoulos and Carter Page. There has also been talk about the FBI’s use of a FISA warrant, a court-approved permission to wiretap, against Page.

The three-letter agencies should be worried.