It is always good to slip in a personal connection before a rant. The Federal Government insulation scheme mess up has constantly been niggling at me. Fen has prompted me to have a rant, so there is the personal.
At least the money spent on schools as part of the economic stimulus, often unwisely it seems, is not life threatening. I wonder what Melbourne Grammar will spend theirs on. How could they possibly find anything else to spend money on? Gold linings for their swimming pools perhaps?
No, it is the life threatening home insulation that really troubles me. I have been around long enough to not be too surprised by things governments do. Maybe in the past governments led us towards a light shining on a hill, but not now. They are very reactive. From the moment Garrett was elected by the people as a Labor Party member, you could see where he was going to go.
What really troubles me is the rip off of people by the people. Bosses concerned for their workers welfare, zilch. They electrically fry them in roofs and care not. Peoples houses burning down, sometime with the people in them, the overlords of the installers care not. None could even say to their workers, who they probably paid a very minimal amount, take care to not staple through electric wires. Take care not to cover downlights. It was only about getting their greasy hands on poorly overseen government expenditure. Government expenditure is our money.
You insulation overlords are a disgrace to Australia and you make me feel very ashamed. With my money you have ripped people off and put many in danger. If you are foreign born, then I would ship you back to where you came from and if you are Australian born, I would ship you off to where you don't come from.