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WHY did Julia Gillard agree to appear on the ABC's Four Corners program? What was she thinking? Now federal Labor has no chance of winning the next election. Steve Barrett, Glenbrook
WHY did Julia Gillard agree to appear on the ABC's Four Corners program? What was she thinking? Now federal Labor has no chance of winning the next election. Steve Barrett, Glenbrook PoliticsI WONDER what the Syrian residents of Homs make of all the petty leadership squabbles plaguing the Labor Party.Joel Feren, ElwoodI DIDN'T much like Vegemite in the first place. Now I detest it.Myra Mortensen, ToorakWHERE was media frenzy when "core and non-core promise" John Howard involved us in the bloodshed of Iraq, based on the lie of "weapons of mass destruction"?Joan Boyd, St KildaJULIA Gillard is the Liberals' best asset. Don't go, Julia, we would miss you.Geoff Seidner, East St KildaDID Julia Gillard pinch Michelle Grattan's cornflakes one morning?Frankie Rowlands, Mount DandenongThe economyI ASSUME union secretary Leon Carter and his members drive only Australian-made cars and wear only Australian-made clothes or is it only bank workers' jobs that should not be exported (The Age, 15/2)?Dave Torr, Hoppers CrossingGERMANY'S success is attributed to its local manufacturing servicing niche areas. Victoria can make and use trains here but our government misses this great opportunity.Beverley Broadbent, East BrightonAS USUAL, Ross Gittins is right on the money (Comment, 15/2). With unemployment holding steady at 5.2 per cent, why the spin?Andrew Remington, TravancoreHealth systemWHY not means test patients using the public health system as well. Maybe that will stop the abuse of the public health system.Merilyn Tabor, Point LonsdaleTHE health insurance rebate has not benefited members, rich or poor. All the rebate and more has been captured by health providers and insurers.Forbes Sprawson, HamptonBanksIF YOU have superannuation, you are a shareholder in at least one bank.Lee Matthews, St KildaTHERE seems to be a lot of anguish about the big banks' profits. Imagine the anguish if they were losing money and failed. Remember the State Savings Bank of Victoria.Alan Harrison, MorningtonFinallyGERMAN financial administration of Greece would be the surest way to save the Greek economy and protect European economies.Russell Blyth, BerwickTHE Paris Metro I know, Lisa Dooley (14/2), isn't sparkling clean. It is rickety, grubby, filthy, dangerous, and stiflingly hot.David Thomson, St Kilda
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