“ … and she said, we’re all like pigs slapped down some lane, our grassbrains singing toward the blade … ” (Charles Bukowski).
So now that we’ve got a new secretary of the ACTU, elected to the accolades of the many … I heard her first speech to the National Press Club, refreshing in its “unpolished” honesty; direct and firm in its delivery with no mistaking the intent and decision. We’ve heard enough from spivs and spielers. And she answered the questions from the Press Gallery with short, sharp, succinct replies. No messing around with that coterie of cunning bastards!
But it’s no use setting her up on a pedestal and then hanging her out on her own to take all the flak from the cowardly LNP and the mainstream media (MSM), for that is about to happen as sure as night follows day. We’ve already heard from the leader of the Government that he didn’t think he could work with her. as if he ever could “work” with any union or union leader. The Murdoch media will be already on her case, researching all the weak spots and vulnerabilities before they are all over her like a bad attack of the pox. Montezuma’s Revenge! Those filth best attuned to attacking all those less capable of defending themselves, like the most craven bullies, will be pushing their lap-dogs in the Parliament to come down on the unions like a ton of bricks. We have to be ready for them, for they underestimate our strength as much as they overestimate their capability.
The MSM runs on bluff. They are will-o-the-wisps, all smoke and mirrors. The LNP/IPA crowd are cowards, all of them. Gutless cowards every man-Jack /woman-Jill. There is no real threat from that quarter, but it is their pay-masters who will be out there slinging the stones and arrows, seeking to get as many of the voting public on-side to do as much damage to union credibility as possible through those miserable creatures in their pay; the journalists. These will lead the attack, and it is these we will have to strike back at. And strike back with all the verbal ammunition at our disposal, for we are no longer the quiet passive voice of the silent majority – no longer passive listeners to those carping from the tower of the MSM platforms delivering their version of the stories of strikes and stoppages. We now have our own media platform and we know how to use it! We will now control the story, we will deliver the truth, we will be what the MSM has failed to be: the legitimate Fourth Estate to our democracy!
No! With the election of the new ACTU secretary, and her delivery of the ultimatum of; “No more … no more” cutting of the wages of workers and the cheating of low-paid workers and the destruction of our social services, the barricades have been erected and now we; the people are needed to man those barricades, for it is no use expecting either the unions or the leaders of the unions to cop the flak on their own. We have to be here covering them and ready and willing to counter-attack when the time is needed … for it will come, as sure as night following day, it will come as it has come every time the working class. The producing class has stood up to the vile and violent ruling class. So whenever any of the MSM comes out with an attack upon the union and/or its leadership, consider it an attack upon ourselves – for that is what it is – and then attack back at that individual journalist. And spare no measure when doing so, for they will not show any consideration nor mercy toward any one of us they want to destroy..
Consider how they attacked relentlessly the Gillard Government through Julia Gillard herself.
Consider how they attacked the Whitlam Government through Gough Whitlam himself.
Consider how they attacked the Dunstan Government through Don Dunstan himself (and his partner; Adele Kohl).
Consider how they attacked Carmen Lawrence, Paul Keating and any number of Labor leaders and those Union leaders and members (through the TURC. Kangaroo court) … too numerous to mention..
Consider most of all as a reminder of their viciousness: How they attacked that one citizen on QandA who just asked the one simple question. One question and he was hunted down and vilified to the point of having to seek shelter from the cowardly witch-hunt. It could well have been anyone of us. And there were others, many others and groups of the vulnerable. The Murdoch press specialise in cruel vilification. So do not feel the slightest sympathy for these criothans. They are but traitors enjoying the largess showered upon them from a foreign national intent on using his media platform to destabilise, demoralise and sabotage the interests of our State. His creatures sheltering under the protection of their Australian passports while they do his bidding. Traitors to both their nation and the people.
So come out when the dogs of the LNP/MSM/Business Council of Australia (BCA) are let loose upon the citizens. Come out and join the community to fight against those bastards who would steal our sovereignty and plunder our resources and pay no taxes for the pleasure … a privilege granted to them from their political lap-dogs.
So come onto the streets and onto the pages of social media in defence of all our rights, and reflect that though you may be the first of your family to be able to attend a university and receive that good education, let it not be the last. And let your children have the chance too of moving out of the poverty-trap set and sprung by the “born-to-rule” class. If we do not owe it to the past generations who suffered and struggled for the working classes, we do owe it to the future generations who will need good, fair governance.
So come out one. Come out all to “man the barricades” and shout the slogans and sing the anthems of the people. Shout the demands for the people. And let the grasping, cruel, greedy trash of the LNP/IPA/BCA fully understand that these demands are by the people!
So if you want to know where dogs go to die, they slink off to some hole in the ground … some den of iniquity to lick their wounds and with their tail between their legs curl up in a foetal ball and expel their last breath of air – just like a defeated LNP apparatchik.