Class war here to pay for war overseas and spies everywhere
The government has increased ASIO and other spy agency spending by
$630 million a year. The war in Iraq will cost an extra $500 million a
So who is going to pay for this? You and me, through more Budget cuts.
Treasurer Joe Hockey told AM:
‘ There have been a number of initiatives already announced which are
very important, such as increased funding for security, we need to
identify the savings that help to pay for those sorts of new
Hockey will announce the details of the billions in new cuts to pay
for war and to cover the previous Budget measures the Senate rejected in
December in the mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) budget
Abbott and Hockey are bringing the class war home. The message from
the Abbott government couldn’t be any clearer. The war in Iraq is going
to accelerate the war on workers and the poor, the sick, the disabled,
the young, the old and the unemployed here in Australia.