Gillard flip-flops on carbon tax

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  • As if the cost of living isn't enough Julia.
    Levies and now a carbon price - where does it all end?
    Why are you appeasing the Greens at the expense of ordinary Australians??
    Do you know just how difficult it is to survive at the moment?? I bet you don't with your feet up at the Lodge.

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    Maureen
    Date and time
    February 24, 2011, 3:06PM
    • what we need is an Egpyt type of revolt. All costs will be passed on to the end user

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      Mark
      Date and time
      February 24, 2011, 3:11PM
      • I'm still waiting for Ms Gillard to detail how many degrees her carbon tax will reduce global temperatures by?

        Without that key bit of information it is impossible for taxpayers judge if it is worth it or not.

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        G. David
        Date and time
        February 24, 2011, 3:36PM
        • The Gangreen party has won. We are all stuffed thanks to Gillard Labor and the irrelevant indipendents. They should be proud of it.

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          Wendyt
          Date and time
          February 24, 2011, 3:43PM
          • JooooLier and the Gangreens give me an alternative source of power and I will gladly take it, but in the meatime get the hell out of our lives. They need to go.

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            Milton
            Date and time
            February 24, 2011, 4:06PM
            • Correction Joooo_Liar

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              Milton
              Date and time
              February 24, 2011, 4:15PM
              • PM Julia Gillard has betrayed Australia by inaction over man-made climate change. Australia's domestic plus exported greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution has increased under Labor and is expected to increase to about 150% of 2000 level by 2020 whereas top climate scientists and analysts say the CO2 pollution of Australia (a world leader in per capita GHG pollution) should be reduced to zero by 2020 (Google BZE). Pro-coal, pro-gas, pro-oil Labor is an accessory to 10,000 Australians deaths each year from the effects of pollutants from carbon combustion (3,000 from coal burning for power, 2,000 from vehicle exhausts and 3,000 from other combustion, excluding bush fires). Accordingly, vote 1 Green and put Labor last (the Libs are worse but Labor betrays Labor voters).

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                Dr Gideon Polya
                Date and time
                February 24, 2011, 4:27PM
                • The rorting ranga would have you believe that the Christchurch earthquake was a direct result of coal mining!
                  A carbon tax is the only way Gillard can get the budget into surplus by 2012.
                  She certainly is a disgrace... but then again, aren't most lawyers...???

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                  Gerard
                  Date and time
                  February 24, 2011, 4:36PM
                  • More Labour lies, we should not be surprised, Bracks lied about the tollway and crown, Brumbie lied about everything, the crazy thing is, we voted for them.

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                    Enoch Powell
                    Date and time
                    February 24, 2011, 4:57PM
                    • At least I was able to vote on a GST at an election. Why didn't you tell us you were going to introduce one you evil woman before we voted?
                      You are an embarassment to Australia lady.

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                      Donald
                      Date and time
                      February 24, 2011, 5:11PM

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