Leadership: Forget Those Who Brung You at Your Peril

The Hon. Charlie Lynn The political assassination of Prime Minister Tony Abbott was highly damaging to our international reputation as Australia has now seen off five Prime Ministers in five years. Only one, John Howard, was seen off by voters. Continue reading Leadership: Forget Those Who Brung You at Your Peril

‘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