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33% of respondents approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – a drop of 5% since the last time this question was asked in August.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned his ministerial colleagues they would have to resign from the frontbench if they were to vote in support of same-sex marriage and said he would be disappointed in any backbenchers who voted to support change.
The Prime Minister famously said last year that coal was "good for humanity" – a statement that one MP observed this week had been "imprudently delivered with a fervour that suggested he had a bible in one hand and a shovel in the other" – and ever since, he has for one reason or another appeared to tip more and more of the government's political eggs into the coal basket. It's been a nightmare for the industry because Tony Abbott has now made coal a deeply political issue.
There has been all the hate showered on other forms of energy, particularly renewables and those unsightly wind turbines, as part of some binary division of the world divided into the saintly world of coal versus climate change believers.
he stubbornly backs Coal Mining and reduces any funding for renewable resources.
originally posted by: MysterX
a reply to: markosity1973
Thanks for the nice comments markosity...but to be honest, i think the majority of people feel the same way we do, it's juts the vocal minority that has a bee in it's collective bonnet about Gay marriage, not the majority of people.
I agree about the service based Vs. Manufacturing based economies too. The UK is a service based economy now too...manufacturing is still here, but a shadow of our former levels for which we earned the 'Great' in Great Britain.