Episode 107 – 1 August 2017
In this episode of the podcast, the Fist is joined by The Squeaky Wheel.
4:56 The Fist offers a dinner party tip for men
6:22 We kick off with a Sikh family who want their son to wear a patka when attending school and we debate the merits of their case. The Fist plays Devils Advocate.
32:28 The Victorian Deputy Premier has decided he is not in favour of voluntary euthanasia laws and surprise surprise he is a staunch Catholic who is seemingly only persuaded by personal experience.
40:16 The Fist proposes a register of politicians religious affiliations similar to a political donations register.
42:29 A couple of recent articles compare the current conservative split in the Liberal party to the DLP split in the Labor Party, however, the difference is that Cory Bernardi’s Party will always give preferences to the Liberals so Malcolm should let them go and enjoy life without the troublesome right wing.
50:28 Tim Manda has a problem with gender diversity in the Parole Board and The Fist plays a clip from a recent LNP conference featuring duelling banjos. We discuss the merits of targets for cultural diversity in government and private organisations.
1:14:01 We expose and interesting twist to the Charlie Gard story which comes about as the UK courts had to consider an assisted dying application at the same time.
We think our patrons and play a clip from John August.
1:24:29 The Fist repeats his suggestion that we do away with dual citizenship all together but the Squeaky Wheel provides a good reason for keeping it.
1:30:11 And we finish with a look at Donald Trump, who he has sacked and who he is yet to sack and can he pardon himself?
Shadow ministry 4 female and 14 men
Dual citizenship – why allow it at all?