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Zombies, lobotomies, carbon tax and Cameron

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Senator Barnaby Joyce 

Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water  Leader of the Nationals in the Senate  Senator for Queensland 

Zombies, Lobotomies, Carbon Tax and Cameron

December 03, 2010 16:19

I have just heard the voluminous display of union brow beating by Senator Doug Cameron on television this afternoon.

It is fascinating to listen to Senator Cameron stating that nuclear energy economically just doesn’t stack up.

Against coal he is probably right, but his economic concerns seem to be lacking when his colleague Senator Conroy takes us down the path of what could be a $50 billion project after we add lease costs and finance costs on top of Mr Conroy’s euphemistic belief that the only costs are up front costs.

Ms Gillard’s principal objective for the coming year seems to be a price on carbon yet Ms Gillard says she personally has no interest in nuclear. I can do the analysis very quickly for what this means for Australians. It means your price of power, that is currently going through the roof, is going to accelerate.

Accelerate away from pensioners’ capacity to warm themselves in winter, cool themselves in summer and cook for themselves at all times. It appears that after listening to discussions with Julia Gillard that her key objective is going to be to increase the price of the basic fundamentals of life and reduce your standard of living because single handedly she is going to change the direction of global climatic conditions from a room in Canberra.

Anyway in the mean time Senator Doug Cameron will go on with volume in proxy for research and the belief that the more you prattle on with the line the less the community will concentrate on your track record of incompetence in delivery.

Dougie, if you rail against zombies while talking mindlessly over other panellists on TV, a Labor party tactic when struggling in a debate, it is a bad look- possibly a statement of self realisation.