Australian Police Raids Target News Media Over Leaked Documents
The New York Times: News Analysis
The following article conatins information that brought on a raid of the ABC by the AFP
The Afghan Files
Defence leak exposes deadly secrets of Australia’s special forces
The framers of the Australian Constitution envisaged ordinary people spending one or two terms in parliament and then returning to their normal lives. What we've ended up with is a political elite who make careers out of being in parliament, and their main aim is "to be continually elected and stay on the gravy train".
Every four years (state elections NSW), and every three years (Federally), we elect halfwits (sometimes with allegations of criminal behaviour) who are no smarter than we are, and we expect them to sensibly govern on behalf of us.