Tarnya Smith claims Australia’s NAPLAN online ‘bungled’ by Qld – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

The Queensland LNP’s Shadow Science Minister Tarnya Smith appears not to understand the NAPLAN program.

Deep in Murdoch territory, a booth in Dunkley might have the final say on which is the party of snollygosters

  by Angus Barnes August 20, 2013 A recent radio show lamented the demise of neat-sounding words.  Snollygoster was the first discussed, and it was suggested one of the reasons for its disuse was because there are no politicians left who aren’t snollygosters (that is, someone guided by personal advantage rather than by consistent, respectable principles). The Murdoch press during this campaign paints a different picture.  Quite clearly, there is one party full of snollygosters and another with higher ethical standards.  Whether Murdoch’s media influence wins the day will remain a point of eternal conjecture, though his papers’ campaign  stance will serve as a good starting point for the powerful […]