‘The Firm’ – NSW Liberals Factional Underbelly

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

Tony Abbott’s Barbeque Stopper – Horror! Horror! Horror!

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!

NSW Liberal Party Needs to Clean up Its Political Whorehouse

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

NSW Politics: Factional Warlords, White Bread Hacks and Misogynists

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