The economy hates the Liberal Party

Why is it that every time the Labor Party gets elected into government, people lose their jobs, we end up with deficit and debt?
Joe Hockey, Liberal Party Treasury Spokesman, May 6, 2009.

Australian retail sales rose 2.2 per cent to $19.3 billion in March, defying market expectations of a 0.5 per cent rise.
The Australian, May 6, 2009.

The jobless rate has unexpectedly dropped to 5.4 per cent in April from 5.7 per cent in March, official data shows.
The Australian, May 7, 2009

I look forward to hearing the loyal opposition celebrating this good economic news. Isn’t it great that people are continuing to find work in such a difficult economy?

Service Stations?

Service stations; what a quaint name for a place where the chance of anyone providing anything remotely resembling service is as likely as Bill Heffernan, Gearge Pell and Fred Nile going to Ellen and Portia’s wedding. I hate service stations. It’s not the high price of petrol that gets to me, although of course I miss the days of paying around sixty cents a litre, it’s everything else that makes filling up your car that little bit more unpleasant. Continue reading “Service Stations?”