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WA Voters: Disrupt the Disruption. Let’s Blow This Shit Up!


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WA voters! Lend me your ears! Ask yourself this: “Do I want to be a disruptor? OR Do I want to disrupt the disruption?” You are in a game. Today, you need to decide which role you play.

It Is Just A Game

There is absolutely no doubt we are in the middle of a game. A game fuelled on by the media and populist politics. A game played to see just how many people don’t really care about politics. They are asking you today when you vote (and the media are testing you on this) “How much do you actually care about Western Australia?”

The media have played this game for a while now. It’s a fun game for the media. Because this game fuels suspicion and a divide amongst us all. It sees politicians scrambling. This agenda is a game to see how the politicians respond to this disruption. For those who feel like a star and are “having your voice heard for the first time.” Well in this game you are the pawn, not the King.

Why this is a game of disruption is that forever there has only been two sides to choosing our votes in this country and it is the way it will always be. The Liberal/National Conservative anti-worker parties versus the Laborist Pro work at parties. Work or the inability to work for whatever reason is central to everything we do.

The struggle between these two sides is endless. How much power and autonomy do the conservatives try to take from the workers, the disadvantaged and the poor? What will the worker parties do to protect this? The fight is real. This fight against conservatism can be captured in three spheres: welfare, workers and unionism and protest groups.

Other minor parties and independents have always served as one issue parties such as environmentalism, animal justice, gun lobbyists, farming and agriculture or LGBTIQ rights as examples.

The Party of Disruption

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party are not true Conservatives. For example, her economic adviser is a totally free market, user pays libertarian. It is very clear after voting for the ABCC, supporting cuts to penalty rates and being very anti union, the Pauline Hanson One Nation party is indeed an anti-worker party. The are certainly not a pro-worker party.

In saying this, Pauline Hanson does not lead a single issue party either. The One Nation party is simply set by an agenda of disruption. To disrupt everything. The good and the bad. They have not thought about how to deal with the ramifications of this.

Both major parties need to take into account all of the single issues the other minor parties advocate for. For example, they respond to environmentalism in a conservative or a progressive way. The extreme of conservatism or progressiveness may differ depending upon the issue.

Pauline Hanson’s agenda is to disrupt every single minor or major issue and to hell with the outcome. To hell with society and to hell with the people of Western Australia. The main objective for Pauline Hanson is power.

Her candidates who have left the party are consistent on this. Pauline is about power for Pauline. Being from Queensland, and following her since the 1990’s when she turned on Indigenous people in my community; hand on my heart, this is very, very true.

Harming Society. Harming Our People.

The media has actively fuelled this on. They have fuelled on what they label as the ‘Pauline Hanson Phenomenon.” This insinuates, Hanson’s appeal is more widespread than it is, and to give it a cool sounding edge – that it is acceptable to participate in.

However, the media know full well that massive disruption in our economy, in business, for our workers, in the community sector, and in a public services could really truly harm our society and our people irreversibly.

They are actively encouraging voters classed as disruptors to see if this game could become a reality. A real life of real chaos for four years ahead of voters with no rhyme nor reason.

But why? Why would the media do this? What is in for the media is that this generates a lot of stories and a lot of advertising revenue, which equals a lot of profit for them. 

The Minor Parties Are Pushed Aside

Pauline Hanson is disruption personified and everyone who votes for Hanson is considered a disruptor. An army of disruptors. Like the KISS Army, but way, way, way less cool.

At the moment, the media wants you to believe this is cool. However, after buying it and after unpacking it at home, you will soon release it is just a piece of junk. Just like all the adverts in their magazines and newspapers, they position words, meaning and symbols to present what they want you to think is cool. Their game is not fairness and full representation of all voices in politics. It is not democracy. It is sales.

Don’t believe me? Major parties aside: ask yourself this, how many minor parties are there and how many minor parties have been in the spotlight this election?

That’s right! Just one party. The Pauline Hanson One Nation party. 

Who Doesn’t Give A Stuff?

What the media is really pushing when they are pushing you to be this ‘disruptive voter’ is how many voters don’t really care about themselves, their family, friends, the community, their state, and their country? How many people will show they don’t give a stuff about Western Australia, by giving disruption their number one vote. How will this disrupt Federal Politics and Queensland Politics and how many stories are there in this!

In a nutshell the media is asking voters in Western Australia today how much of your state are you prepared to blow up?

You Need To Blow This Shit Up!

To be a disruptor you need to disrupt the media and the populist politics it has embraced. You need to blow this shit up! Don’t blow up Western Australia. You need to choose the alternative, because the media wants this disruption that Hanson brings to become cool. It sells their papers and their advertising. If simply being a minor party was the best for change, they would be shoving the Greens down your throats.

This is vitally important. It is you who needs to live in the aftermath of this this disruption. The media, just like me, will bang on the keyboards long after your decisions today, regardless of the outcome.

Think of it as when alternative music becomes mainstream and it simply isn’t cool anymore. We have all been there. Anarchy in the UK and punk hair became tiresome after a while and we turned to pop synth, Karma Chameleon, ragged clothes and boots (OMG I miss my boots soooo much!). 

Today Become a True Disruptor

To be a real disruptor on voting day, you actually need to vote to disrupt the disruption. You need to choose to disrupt the media and disrupt the populist politics of Hanson. Because simply, it is not cool anymore. Don’t give them what they want! You need to blow this shit up! Today!

The only way this can be achieved is very simple. Ask yourself, do you choose the side of the anti-worker Conservative parties or do you choose the side of the pro worker Laborist parties?

Subsets of the major Liberal Conservative parties or the Laborist Workers parties are found in either conservative or progressive minor single issue parties. The key is if you do choose these minor parties first, where do you put your preferences for the major party? Who do you preference to Govern from the major parties? Because one of the major parties will govern after today. That is a fact.

Regardless of whether you achieve this by first preference vote, or via preferences, at the end of today, Colin Barnett’s Liberals or Mark McGowan’s Labor will Govern Western Australia.

The only party that should be last on your ticket is the disruption party and that is the Pauline Hanson One Nation party. Don’t let this fly-in blow up your state. She lives in Queensland and doesn’t give a stuff about us either!

Best of luck with your decisions today and from all the way over here in Central Queensland I wish your state of Western Australia all the best for the next four years.

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About trishcorry

I love to discuss Australian Politics. My key areas of interest are Welfare, Disadvantage, emotions in the workplace, organisational behaviour, stigma, leadership, women, unionism. I am pro-worker and anti-conservativism/Liberalism. I am a proud member of the Australian Labor Party and you will find my blog posts written from a Laborist / Progressive Slant.

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23 thoughts on “WA Voters: Disrupt the Disruption. Let’s Blow This Shit Up!

  1. Ripper of a post, Trish…It is just a game to those MSM traitors who have sold their opinions and their persons to foreign corp’s and nationals for little more than a Judas purse. I am hoping that the LNP / ONation gets hammered to obliviom today..they deserve it!..well done…

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    Posted by freefall852 | March 11, 2017, 11:46 am
  2. Trish, excellent thinking post. 1 nation have no policies, they wait for others to raise policy then carp and criticize they are a nothing party please WA votersw don’t be fooled into believing that one nation offers an alternative, they are just de facto Liberals, who want to keep this hopeless incompetent government of Barnett’s in power. You deserve better than that, vote for a change for the better, vote Labor.

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    Posted by townsvilleblog | March 11, 2017, 1:16 pm
  3. Reblogged this on Townsville Blog..

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    Posted by townsvilleblog | March 11, 2017, 1:17 pm
  4. Oh what a beautiful morning
    Oh what a beautiful day
    I`ve got the wonderful feeling
    Because we blew the PHONyLITION away

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 6:32 am
  5. My booth is one of the most conservative in WA
    Darren Forster is in a very close contest as the earlier count didn`t look as promising
    here https://www.elections.wa.gov.au/elections/state/sgelection#/sg2017/electorate/KAL/results

    Call I received last night may take 2 days

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 6:41 am
  6. I`ll leave bean counting to the bean counters now

    The result is brilliant and if we lost in our electorate it wasn`t from lack of trying

    The numbers received from all booths internally have Darren in with some chance [as at 9pm last night]
    That`s what I was told when I arrived home

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 6:58 am
  7. Now that I`m fully awake I see the info was wrong and our man lost and that AEC count was final
    Voter turnout was <60%

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 7:06 am
  8. The total tally looks about correct for the Kalgoorlie electorate going by numbers from the 2013 election

    You have to remember the First Australians enrolled always leave a higher than average non voting numbers

    For example: currently the Wongi Nation are having “Lore” ceremonies at Cosmo Newbury,which means many hundreds are at “country” doing men`s business

    Aboriginal culture has astronomical dating as the full moon period culminating today has significance

    There is no breakdown on what to do as per “our” way of thinking as to “culture”& “country” because they are a First People and timeless compared to us

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 7:21 am
    • Interesting I was thinking about a similar thing last night explaining it to my daughter. Her question was “but won’t indigenous people vote against one Nation” it could be a priority of the new government to design laws in conjunction with their tribes to capture their vote fairly. And to get more representatives in parliament.

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      Posted by trishcorry | March 12, 2017, 7:25 am
  9. Oh dear,how can I really explain what the governments in Western Australian have done to the Aboriginal peoples
    [and all govs across Australia}

    How can I even begin to fathom the horror of the genocides/imprisonment & apartheid done to them

    That will come from future others within their own culture to properly dissect and never from us as the occupying invader

    For personal reference just look to the Americas to see how immature as society we really are

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 7:34 am
    • Yes never from us. My idea is that every bill should pass through an indigenous rep group for tribes in each electorate. I get frustrated at the lack of representation and input. I get annoyed at the collectiveness of it all. What the Darumbal people may see as important may be very different than a tribe in Sydney or WA or other states.

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      Posted by trishcorry | March 12, 2017, 7:38 am
  10. Currently Clinton Prior is walking from Perth to Canberra for Aboriginal justice
    The arrests and harrassments have begun at a Port Augusta smoking ceremony
    Follow him here and on Facebook

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 7:48 am
  11. I believe my last reply might be in spam

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 7:50 am
  12. We have to remember this Trish

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 8:01 am
  13. It cam through,it was the Clinton Prior one,all good mate

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 8:09 am
  14. Let me make this clear how redneck the electorate of Kalgoorlie really is
    From the current total of 11,350 Leg Council ATL votes counted PHON polled 1335 of them
    Twice the States average

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    Posted by Bighead1883 | March 12, 2017, 8:48 am

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Trish Corry

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I love to discuss Australian Politics. My key areas of interest are Welfare, Disadvantage, emotions in the workplace, organisational behaviour, stigma, leadership, women, unionism. I am pro-worker and anti-conservativism/Liberalism. I am a proud member of the Australian Labor Party and you will find my blog posts written from a Laborist / Progressive Slant.

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