Dryblower on tax and politicians eying the mining industry

KEVIN Rudd, the man who tried a decade ago to whack the mining industry with a super-tax, is back in the headlines and while Dryblower reckons he’s a spent force there is also no doubt that fat profits from high mineral prices have painted a bullseye on the back of mining.

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Described as "friendless" in his renewed drive to increase taxes on miners because "they're ripping off taxpayers", Rudd might not have much of an audience at home but in other countries with big