The Hon. Charlie Lynn ‘The Firm’ is an exclusive political body run by factional chieftains. It rivals Labor’s legendary ‘Sussex Street’ in the ruthless exercise of political power in NSW. ‘The Firm’s’ authority allows it to defy the wishes of Continue reading ‘The Firm’ – NSW Liberals Factional Underbelly
The Hon. Charlie Lynn Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s knighting of Prince Philip on Australia Day was a barbeque stopper on the day most Australians have a barbeque. And didn’t the commentariat wind them up! Most of the flame came from Continue reading Tony Abbott’s Barbeque Stopper – Horror! Horror! Horror!
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council The recent threat by the Shooters Party to derail Premier Mike Baird’s economic development plan has generated serious concerns about the relevance of the NSW upper house. Shooters MP, Robert Continue reading NSW Liberal Party Needs to Clean up Its Political Whorehouse
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council NSW is set to endure a state of political paralysis for decades as a result of the ongoing ICAC inquisitions. The public saga surrounding developer donations is a political tragedy Continue reading ICAC Victims of the Shameless
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council Trust in our political institutions has been shattered by the raft of Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) investigations over the past year. At the time of writing pundits have no Continue reading Political Corruption in the Premier State
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council After a recent rally to save the heritage of an army unit I served in at Middle Head the now elderly son of a World War I veteran introduced himself. Continue reading What’s Giving Back Got to Do with Success?
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council There were no surprises in the recent 2014 Readers Digest ‘most trusted professions’ survey. Paramedics topped the list while politicians and door-to-door salesmen continue to languish below the bottom rung Continue reading NSW Politics: Factional Warlords, White Bread Hacks and Misogynists
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council Respect for NSW politics has taken a battering with ICAC’s recent trawl through its underbelly. The hearings have led to the downfall of a Premier, a Minister and a couple Continue reading Factional Cancer Riddles Politics in NSW
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council Recent ICAC (Independent Commission Against Corruption) hearings have shone a laser light up the orifice of politics in NSW. Western Sydney commuters, growing old in gridlocked road systems, have up Continue reading Corruption Scandals Jump the Political Divide
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council The most important job in NSW is the job of Government. Get that right and the potential of the state will be unleashed. Get it wrong and we are destined Continue reading Abbott Government Needs to Unshackle Our Economic Potential