Full Name: Cory Bernardi.
Title: Senator.
Electorate: SA.
Political Party: Australian Conservatives
Entered House: 2017-02-07
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A month or so ago I turned 50 and my mother gave me my secondary school reports. To be frank reading them only highlighted just how incredible it is that I am actually a senator at all. The teachers' comments were basically code for 'Your son is an opinionated pain in the backside.' Not much has changed some might think. It was clear that I was a rebel of sorts albeit I didn't have much of...
2019-12-04

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This is a very specific question so I ask the minister to be directly relevant to it. Is the minister aware of any senator who stands approximately six feet five inches tall and has devoted their political career to rallying against socialism and Marxism? If so what would he say to that senator right now?
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I note the minister mentioned socialism and I remind him that socialism's close comrade is Marxism which paradoxically uses divisive identity politics as a means to reduce social cohesion and to overthrow capitalism. Minister what is the government doing to save Australians from the Marxist agenda?
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Wait until you hear the question! My question is to the Minister for Finance Senator Cormann. Minister socialism is a political and economic ideology that rejects the free market and supports bigger taxes bigger government central planning government price fixing and the nationalisation of industry. Can the minister—
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I'm happy to do it again.
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I should start again; will you reset the clock?
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Minister socialism is a political and economic ideology that rejects the free market and supports bigger taxes bigger government central planning government price fixing and the nationalisation of industry. Can the minister please explain why the government hasn't implemented such policies and can he share with the Senate any examples of the consequences of the socialist policy agenda and...
2019-12-03

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As if we haven't had enough conversation about communists and socialists subverting Australia's democratic traditions we're going to go back into a debate where the Left—the licorice allsorts of Marxists socialists communists and Green totalitarians—want to continue to stifle the government's opportunity to control who comes through Australia's borders through an orderly...
2019-12-03

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It's times like these that I feel the only words that are appropriate are politics makes for odd bedfellows on occasion. A more motley bunch of bedfellows supporting this motion I suspect you will never see in this place. But in lending my support to the motion I include myself in that because we are this strange crew all concerned about the Chinese Communist Party's influence in...
2019-12-03

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I inform the Senate that at 8.30 am today 12 proposals were received in accordance with standing order 75. The question of which proposal would be submitted to the Senate was determined by lot. As a result I inform the Senate the following letter has been received from Senator McKim Pursuant to standing order 75 I give notice that today I propose to move that in the opinion of the Senate ..
2019-12-03