Posts Tagged ‘Election’


“Budget surpluses or deficits are not economic decisions forced upon us by economic ‘facts’. They are political decisions. Decisions around the level of taxation (revenue collection), service provision (government spending), inflation and unemployment are also political decisions – not economic ones” – Kay Rollison, 14 February 2015, Debt and Deficit Duplicity,

“There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men” – Proverbs 30:14 

“Poverty is the worst form of violence” – Mahatma Gandhi



Trust me, says a creepy serial liar!

Written by Max Gross

First published Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Dazed, dumbfounded but undaunted, Max Gross rises from his crypt to confront Australia’s blasted political landscape and confirm the worst. (more…)


Written by Max Gross

First published in abridged form at Xenox News Wednesday, 4 May, 2016

“The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable” – John Kenneth Galbraith, US (Canadian-born) administrator & economist (1908 – 2006)

I was thinking of analysing the first and last Turnbull government Budget.

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Written by Max Gross

The reign of muddling Malcolm Turnbull PM looks set to be more fleeting than even that of the abysmal Tony Abbott.

Watching his pop poll percentage shrinking, this week Turnbull rolled the dice in a desperate attempt to cling to his recently acquired prime ministership. (more…)

AmeriKKKan Psycho!

Posted: March 17, 2016 in USA
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Is the USA about to be trumped? If so, BYO bucket and mop, people!

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Written by Max Gross

First published Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Dazed, dumbfounded but undaunted, Max Gross arises from his tomb to confront Australia’s political landscape and confirm the worst.

Dear readers of Xenox News, let’s start with a few quotes:

“All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.” – Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797), orator, philosophical writer, political theorist, and British Parliamentarian.

“…if you want to put a price on carbon, why not just do it with a simple tax?” – Tony Abbott, Opposition Leader, July 29 2009, Sky News Interview. (more…)

Z-Day Oz Election 2013

Posted: March 11, 2016 in Australia
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Written by Max Gross

First published Friday, 06 September 2013 

We have entered hideously dark times, where scientific reason is dismissed, common humanity is scoffed at and the bigger the lie, the louder the cheers. Xenox News’ raving reporter Max Gross awaits the book burnings with bated breath.

Body language is a helluva thing. It often speaks volumes. And the amount of sweat pouring down Joe Hockey’s beetroot red face while releasing the Fiberal’s so-called costings spoke louder than his vacuous words. And the look in his eyes! It was the look of a man who desperately hopes his deceit won’t be exposed. (more…)