Post by Petzl
Greens leader DiNatale quits
And this is what he said about it:
"This morning I have taken one of the most difficult decisions of my
life, to step down as Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens.
It’s not a decision I’ve come to lightly -- leading this movement in
Canberra and in communities everywhere for almost five years has been an
incredible honour -- but it’s a decision I feel I have to take.
If there’s one thing I’ve learnt over this journey, it’s that the job
can’t be done without supporters like you. That’s why I want you to be
one of the first to hear why I’ve decided to say farewell.
The truth is, there are some small reasons for my decision and one big
Representing a political party in federal parliament is a uniquely
demanding job and, over the years, I’ve found it more and more difficult
to hear my sons tell me, “Dad, I wish you weren’t a politician because
you’re never home”.
My boys, who are 9 and 11 years old, have only ever known their dad as a
busy, tired and sometimes grumpy politician. As my young boys quickly
grow up to become young men, I want to spend more time by their side than
a relentless political schedule allows.
For some of you, I know this news will come as a bit of a shock. But
there is so much to be optimistic about. Here is what fills me with hope
for the future of our movement, and our country:
Last year, the Greens achieved our second best federal election
result ever and, if it’s repeated in 2022, we will elect three new
senators and, potentially, hold balance of power.
In recent decades, the vote of the two major parties has steadily
decreased while the Greens vote has continued to climb. We are
undoubtedly the third major force in Australian politics, and we’re
The Greens put the climate crisis on the agenda last election, and
this is just the beginning. Every election is now a climate change
The Greens movement goes from strength to strength, with
representatives at every level of government, a record number of
volunteers last election, our biggest campaign ever being run right now
(climate emergency) and a party room full of inspiring and committed MPs
leading the charge in Canberra.
I became a Greens MP to fight for a future that sees governments care for
people and look after the environment, and to hold the other parties to
account. Ten years later, I’m proud to have led a party that demanded
marriage equality and worked with the LGBTIQ+ community to win it, to
have been the driving force behind much-needed royal commissions into the
banking, finance and disability sectors, to have won cross-party support
for a federal anti-corruption commission, to have negotiated billions for
Medicare-funded dental care, and to have championed medicinal cannabis
and an end to the war on drugs.
And there’s no better example of why we need the Greens in power, than
our achievement in establishing a price on carbon in partnership with the
Gillard government. This world-leading legislation shows what cooperative
politics can achieve and is the brightest moment this country has had
during a decade of climate wars and shameful denialism. Progress happens
when people come together to demand it, and never before have so many
voices pressured the government to take urgent climate action so I am
confident we can do it again.
I don’t know what comes next for me. What I do know is that there will be
more time at the farm to cuddle my boys and support my wife in her career
– she has sacrificed so much to support mine. They’ve been absolute
heroes these past ten years, but they’re not alone. It’s you that I want
to say a special thanks to you -- all of you. As Greens MPs, we are proud
to give voice to a thriving grassroots movement that is bigger than any
one person. You give us the energy and passion to get up every day and
take on Morrison, Murdoch and all the other powerful vested interests
holding back progress. I will never forget seeing your smiling faces at
local community events, protest marches and voting booths all over the
country every single election. It’s seared into my memory and I cannot
thank you enough.
And the following is the AGW denialist fake news spin brought to you by
Post by Petzl
in desperation before Scott Morrison MP
Royal Commission into Arson Emergency Australia Fires proves that
climate activists were behind hundreds of suspiciously lit fires.
There will be NO "Arson" Royal Commission. Suck it up.
The only thing a Royal Commission would likely to investigate would be
the hard-right LNP's by now third term negligence in dealing with the
causes, the management and results of this AGW enhanced recent disaster.
Post by Petzl
Replaced by Adam Bandt, not publicly stating, disclosing he was a
communist and anti-Semitic in "Green" clothing,
Bandt is NOT a communist! Fake news detector activated.
Bandt is not Antisemitic, however demonstrably you and your ilk are!
Post by Petzl
Bandt infiltrated the
"Greens" under false pretenses
Idiotic assertion as per usual.
I assume he will be a lot more forceful leader of the Greens than DiNatale
was, which could only be a good thing for that party.
Post by Petzl
"It cannot be overstated, ...
...how sever is all that alt-right hate village idiot Petz is capable of
spewing towards the Greens.
Ördög (Your scary shadow that says "Booo" in the dark)
Don't argue with the alt-right terrorism apologist/supporters, the
neocons and neo-liberals, the hard-right, the misogynist and white
supremacist racist creeps:
idiots like Petz, Felix, B.J. Foster Lion's farts, Mad Ned Latham,
the Little Jonzie Howard troll in his current reincarnation, that
septic Yank trolling freak-show, Mattb and randomly blown-in
Goggle Groups trolls.
They drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!