Liberal senator James McGrath makes radical call for GST rise, privatisation of ‘left-biased’ ABC Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/liberal-senator-james-mcgrath-makes-radical-call-for-gst-rise-privatisation-of-leftbiased-abc-20140716-3c1j8.html#ixzz37cXWXItW

An incoming Liberal senator has set out a radical libertarian program in his maiden speech, calling for the GST rate to rise to 15 per cent, federal health and education departments to be abolished and for the immediate sell-off of youth radio station Triple J, with the rest of the ABC to also be privatised if it fails to address perceived left-wing bias.
Former Liberal party deputy director James McGrath also defended people’s right to make homophobic comments, as well as “hurtful and bigoted and stupid and dumb things”.
Mr McGrath also flagged plans to introduce a private members bill that would “bring back true voluntary student unionism” as he argued the GST should rise to 15 per cent and include items that are currently excluded, such as fresh food.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/liberal-senator-james-mcgrath-makes-radical-call-for-gst-rise-privatisation-of-leftbiased-abc-20140716-3c1j8.html#ixzz37cXUN86s

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