Abbott’s War of Class.

Abbott’s War of Class

With the LNP claiming almost daily, that the ALP are waging a class war, I felt compelled to look at what’s really going on and who are the real culprits in the class war debate.

The truth is that the ALP are trying to achieve balance in a system which has been sharply skewed in favour of the wealthy, to the detriment  of the majority of Australian citizenry, and it’s the LNP that are trying to skew legislation to further benefit the rich.

 So it turns out that it’s   Abbott’s war of class.

Abbot speaks extensively

About a war of class

And the divisiveness of Labor,

But he’s talking through his arse

It’s about right wing projection

And his propaganda spin

And another silly slogan

That has little truth within


It’s about his mates like Rinehart

And that Murdoch lot as well

And their crazy ideologies

And their puppets, right wing hell

That they want to foist upon us

In the name of all that’s fair

But the dinkum truth is, it’s the rich

About whom, they really care


The carbon “tax” they say is bad

And hurting everyone

But the truth is something else again

Of credibility, they have none

Their alternate plan will aid the rich

While the poor, will be left hurting

As the big polluters get tax payer funds

For the carbon they are spurting


On super they say the war is waged,

Against the richest retirees

That’s 16,000 millionaires

Who’s income tax they’d freeze

While millions of the lowest paid

Will cop another slug

From Abbott and his LNP

The right wing, class war, thug


He’ll also hit the lowest paid

With taxes they must pay

By reducing the tax free threshold

To what it was, in Howard’s day

Along with cuts for pensioners

And the school kids bonus too

As they seek to save some money

By flushing futures down the loo


They’ll tax 3,000 businesses, so

Wealthy women can be paid

At pay rates quite exorbitant

For personal choices made

Whilst many from the poorer set

Who lacking moneys voice

To have the family they desire

Still struggle with the choice


So when Abbott talks of class war

He’s speaking of his own

The ones who think they’re born to rule

Who’s wealth is clearly shown

In all their vested interests

In the way they play the game

To win, no matter what the cost

Is always their main aim


And Labors class war’s just another

Of Abbott’s many lies

To redirect the focus

From the dishonest things he tries

Like ruining reputations

Treating many just like fools

But the saddest thing, is the LNP

Are Murdoch’s… biggest… tools



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33 Responses to Abbott’s War of Class.

  1. kate ahearne says:

    Hi Truthie. Well, you’ve done it again. This class war thing has been allowed to simmer away without anyone taking effective aim at it. There are so many issues that need to be taken up and scrutinised. It makes me tired just thinking about it.

    Anyway, as you might have guessed, my favourite line is, ‘But he’s talking through his arse…’

    Meanwhile, while you have been composing this lovely pome, we have a new post at Fair Media Alliance about Julian Assange, and all those good folks who would like to see him killed/murdered/assassinated – whatever, and who have used the media to spread their hate and their incitement to murder.

    Happy day.


    • Truth Seeker says:

      Hi Kate, thanks for your comment 😀 and you continued support 😎

      Yes there are many statements that they get away with as there is no mainstream scrutiny of anything that the LNP says, so it’s up to the likes of you and me and the other great blogs like CW, IA, AIMN, TPS etc to do the work that they should be doing 😦

      I have been very busy the last couple of days and have much reading to catch up on, which I hope to do today and tonight, but we have builders starting tomorrow so still lots to do 🙄

      I look forward to reading your latetst, which I am sure is up to your usual, fine, standard 😀

      Keep up the good work 😎

      Cheers 😀 😎


  2. C@tmomma says:

    Truth Seeker is a Truth Teller!
    Keep telling it like it IS!


  3. martha says:

    wants to take every thing away and give nothing,
    i wonder where he gets his examples from
    when he says he is a Christian well i don’t believe it,, he just uses the word

    Christians and non Christians alike care about people and what happens to them

    he does not care on bit of us, in fact i wonder if he even likes his fellow aust.

    the word power is used to much in the lnp vocab for my liking.


    truth seeker see my post at the pub re a poem you will work out who i am

    so nice to know some one else walkes and believes in the angels.


    • Truth Seeker says:

      Martha, Thanks for your comment 😀 and yes I do know who you are, and appreciate your kind words and support 😎

      I wrote a poem a while ago called “Leadership LNP Vs ALP” which compares the diferrences, and would appreciate your feedback, if you have the time 😀

      Cheers 😀


      • martha says:

        thank you have read it yes fit the thought I had very well

        if only the pm could read you peoms

        is your local member labor I was wondering if your local member would
        like to read your poems


        • Truth Seeker says:

          Martha, Unfortunately my local member is Peter Slipper and I doubt he would be particularly interested 😯 and sadly this is a very strong conservative area.

          Having said that, there is a lot of dissatisfaction with Newman so I am hoping that there may be a backlash against him and Brough in Sept. 😀

          There are certain ALP members who are actively informing them of sites like mine, so they may well get to read some of my poems. 😀 I know PMJG’s father was a fan of poetry so you just never know 😉

          Cheers 😀


  4. Roger says:

    Class, one of the many qualities Abbott doesn’t have. Great pome Truthie


    • Truth Seeker says:

      Roger, welcome to my site 😀 and thanks for your comment and kind words 😎

      Yes, you are absolutely right there is no class in the man (?), only class warfare. 😦

      Cheers 😀 😎


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  7. cartoonmick says:

    An interesting time in Australian politics.
    Deception to the left of us, deception to the right.
    All are participating in varying degrees.
    From a personal view, I love it.
    It gives me plenty of material for my Editorial Cartoons.




    • Truth Seeker says:

      cartoonmick, welcome 😀 and thanks for your comment 😎

      It is indeed an interesting time in Australian politics 😯

      And there is plenty of fodder for the creative mind 😀

      Cheers 😀


  8. cornlegend says:

    Great effort again Truthie,
    As it is Labour Day I thought you may be interested in a little old songbook my dad left me.
    It always reminds me of you, with your continuing fighting spirit.
    Songs to fan the flames of discontent. Industrial Workers of the World

    The Little Red Songbook was first published by a committee of Spokane, Washington locals in 1909,[1][2] (It was originally called Songs of the Workers, on the Road, in the Jungles, and in the Shops—Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent.)[3] It includes songs written by Joe Hill, Ralph Chaplin, T-Bone Slim, and others. The early editions contain many of the labor songs that are still famous, such as “The Red Flag,” “The Internationale,” and “Solidarity Forever.” Thirty-six editions were published between 1909 and 1995.
    you can download a pdf copy if you are interested.
    I find some of the songs inspiring, but if nothing else, it is a good history of workers struggles from the early 1900s on.


    • Truth Seeker says:

      cornlegend, morning mate 😀 and thanks for your comment 😎

      Haven’t seen you around much since your return from hols, hope everything is OK?

      Thanks for the thought, and I will check out the little red songbook when I get a chance, as we have builders starting this morning, and it’s shaping up ti be another busy week for us.

      My sister arrives from the UK on Thursday for a couple of weeks, and it’s her birthday on Saturday.

      Not sure how much writing I’ll get done, but will just have to play it by ear 😀

      Cheers 😀


  9. cornlegend says:

    Didn’t realise what a mountain of stuff was waiting for me at home, after hols, especially one that included an unplanned week.
    Hope you have a wonderful visit with your sister.
    Take it a bit easy mate, and enjoy your family.
    The fight will still be there when you return, and, maybe, like me , you will feel revitalised.
    Best wishes mate


    • Truth Seeker says:

      Thanks mate 😀

      Yes, it’s amazing how things can build up when you go away for a week 😯

      Glad everything is OK 😀

      I will still be around, as although she will be staying with us, she will be spending a lot of time with my parents, as they are getting old, and due to the state of the tory run UK economy she’s not sure if and when she will be able to get back out. 😦

      Cheers 😀


  10. jock says:

    I have been visiting your musings for a while now and am impressed how well you put my/your thoughts into words. I’m heartened that i’m not the only one who thinks like that. Could you or one of your regulars point me in the right direction. I have trouble finding like minded websites. Who are TPS, AIMN, CW. I have found the IA and the Conversation. Is wordpress a home site for like minded people?


    • Truth Seeker says:

      Jock, thanks for your comment 😀 and I agree it’s good to find like minded sites. 😎

      The sites you asked about are all on my blogroll, at the bottom of the right hand panel.
      TPS = The Political Sword
      AIMN = Australian Independent Media Network
      CW = Café Whispers

      Hope that helps 😀

      Cheers 😀


  11. jock says:

    Thanks for the info. I only have limited daily internet time so its good to be able to get straight to the things that matter without spending hours trawling through right wing rubbish. I need a daily fix of spirit lifting news and commentary. Really appreciate your poetry just hope there are enough like minded people to stop Abbot.


    • Truth Seeker says:

      Jock, glad to help, 😀 and most of the sites on my blogroll are good sites with plenty of stuff worth reading, THE PUB is another one worth checking out 😀

      Glad you like my poetry, and I am flattered that you use some of your limited internet access on my stuff 😎

      Cheers 😀 😎


  12. cornlegend says:

    Truthseeker, thought you might like this one, and not a NODE in sight !


  13. Truth Seeker says:

    Cornlegend, nice one 😀 Thanks for the link, certainly shows what to expect from the LNP, I think that that’s indicative of everything they’re offering 😀

    Cheers 😀


    • Truth Seeker says:

      cornlegend, mate, they sound OK, but with only motherhood statements and no policy detail it’s hard to tell.

      Maybe something to keep an eye on for the future, but I don’t think this is the time to try the unknown?

      Cheers 😉


  14. cornlegend says:

    No, me either at the moment, but I was still in maximum frustration mood when I posted it.
    Like you say, who knows in future ?
    Too soon to election to not support ALP, but not mentioning the scumbag leader


  15. cornlegend says:

    ready for a stiff scotch ?
    All that painting done yet. ?
    I might need a good painter if we get one of the joints up there.
    I hate the mongrel job. 🙂


    • Truth Seeker says:

      cornlegend, mate, well and truly 😀

      Paintings still not finished, although we’re getting close 😯

      I wouldn’t want to be relying on me for painting, mate it’s a case of two minutes on the brush or roller, and five minutes to catch my breath 😦

      Like you, I hate the mongrel job too 😉 the only part that I enjoy is the scotch at the end 😀

      and I still haven’t even started the leadlights, although I am getting myself psyched for it 🙄

      Cheers 😀


  16. nurses1968 says:

    Truthseeker, would you mind if we printed a couple of your poems so we can put them on the work notice board alone with the website address


  17. nurses1968 says:

    Apologies, that was mean’t to be along not alone


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