When I was growing up, my parents, in tough times, looked at me and would say to me and my brothers and sister, “honey, it’s gonna be OK.” And they meant it. They meant it. It was gonna be OK.
But some of you cover me, I say, go back to your old neighborhoods. Talk to your contemporaries who aren’t as successful as you’ve been. There are too many people in America — there are too many parents who don’t believe they can look their kid in the eye and say with certitude, “honey, it’s gonna be OK.”
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In anticipation of tomorrow’s Budget announcement.
Here’s a snapshot of what you’ve been missing:
From 4 May, on the AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin’s statement that he was offended by “ill-advised and misguided” cartoons that portrayed the AFP as culpable in the deaths of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
From 27 April, on the allegations from Chan and Sukumaran’s defence lawyer that bribes were sought and then escalated by presiding and appeal judges in their cases:
And, from 26 April: Australia ‘public enemy number one’ of UN climate talks, says Nobel laureate