Wednesday Forum: September 13, 2017

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  1. H B Bear

    Greenfilth Senator Peter Whish-Wilson is vewy vewy angwy.

    Whish-Wilson has just realised the Greens are a laughing stock? He needs to get out more.

  2. Bruce of Newcastle

    I probably missed the answer to this:
    Did Federal Government ban 2 stroke engines?
    Did Australian Conservative Party support this?

    Rick – Bernadi’s blogpost yesterday is here:

    Sneak attacks amid Senate chaos

    the passage of an earlier bill should really ring alarm bells.

    In their perceived wisdom, the government have sought to comply with their international climate change agreements by making some common household items more expensive.

    Right now, they have targeted the leaf blower, weed-whacker, lawnmower and outboard motor with expensive new emissions standards.

    It’s a kind of carbon tax that can be extended to any motorised device at the whim of a Minister.

    That means a Minister can apply the new carbon tax onto your chainsaw, motorbike, generator, car or tractor at any time. I’d suggest the new rules are only just the beginning … and there is next to nothing we can do about it.

    Labor, Liberal, Greens, National and One Nation parties all stated they supported the bill.

    I’m pleased to say I didn’t, but regret that I couldn’t stop it.

    So it may not be “banned” as such although that seems to be in offing. Taxed, yes. Forced to include emission control stuff, yes. I suspect the latter will make stuff like 2 stroke whippersnippers unusable, so it probably is an effective ban. That seems the aim, since it is climate crap related not pollution or health related.

  3. calli

    And I saw my first bird that wasn’t in a cage today. It looked anxious.

  4. Snoopy

    Yes. No. However PHON did and are now pretty, pretty, pretty sheepish about doing so.

    I think only two MP’s in the whole parliament voted against; Bernardi and Leyonhjelm.

  5. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    THE NATION
    Jewish leaders condemn ‘insulting’ Australia Day holocaust analogy

    The Australian
    5:16PM September 14, 2017
    1
    Simone Fox Koob
    Journalist
    Sydney
    @SimoneFoxKoob

    A Melbourne councillor’s comparison of Australia Day with a celebration of the Nazi holocaust has drawn ire from Jewish groups and the government, who have labelled the comments “thoughtless and insulting”.

    Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton, part of the Moreland Council in Melbourne’s inner-north, made the comments after the council voted to remove all Australia Day celebrations from January 26.

    The council will keep citizenship ceremonies on January 26, though the federal government is currently reviewing whether it will allow councillors to retain the right to administer them.

    Earlier today, Ms Bolton said she was proud the council had taken a “big step forward” by recognising January 26 as the start of the invasion and genocide of indigenous people by the British.

    “What happened to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from that date was a holocaust. Celebrating that date would be like celebrating the Nazi holocaust as Germany Day. It is absolutely reprehensible,” she said.

    Dr Dvir Abramovich, the chairman of Jewish community group the Anti-Defamation Commission, said Ms Bolton’s contribution was tainting the debate and called on her to apologise for the analogy.

    “(She has) crossed so many red lines I stopped counting. When will elected officials like Ms Bolton understand that is never acceptable to abuse and manipulate the Holocaust in an effort to beat down and demonise her opponents, score cheap political points and publicise her cause.”

    “There is no comparison between Australia Day and the systemised, industrialised annihilation of millions of innocents by Hitler’s infrastructure of death … this inappropriate analogy not only does a disservice to the historical record, but is also is an insult to the victims, the survivors, and to those diggers who sacrificed their lives in the battle to defeat the Third Reich.”

    However, Ms Bolton stood by her comments this afternoon, telling The Australian: “The Holocaust is a very hurtful thing to the Jewish community … But there are other similar experiences in other continents which may not have involved gas ovens but were attempts to commit genocide.”

    “The reason I’m drawing the comparison is to dramatise what happened to Aboriginal people. Many Australians are in denial about our history,” she said. “I don’t shrink from using that comparison and I think we do have to recognise the atrocities committed in the past.”

    From the Oz. The Socialist Alliance continue to set new standards in bad taste.

  6. Snoopy

    Rickw, fact sheet on the 2-stroke legislation here.

  7. Tel

    I think only two MP’s in the whole parliament voted against; Bernardi and Leyonhjelm.

    You know Hanson and Hinch mean well, they are lovable in their own ways… but sadly not too bright.

    BTW, I’m not saying it’s an easy job.

  8. Bruce of Newcastle

    Greenfilth Senator Peter Whish-Wilson is vewy vewy angwy.

    He put forward a motion to praise climate scientists? LOL, great timing!

    Former NASA GISS Scientist: ‘NASA GISS is a monument to bad science that truly should be torn down’

    Everyone assumes climate scientists are noble. Fighting to save the planet. What nonsense. Not even close.

    Me included. I (Dr. Duane Thresher) am a climate scientist too. As I have said I went into climate science so I could study what I wanted, get paid, and be left alone, and that is one of the better reasons to go into climate science.

    Even the ones (see ahead for the others) who, like myself, honestly put in the years of courses and research necessary to be a real climate scientist are often twisted by it, made much less than noble. They put in a lot and give up a lot. And then nobody takes them seriously, not even other scientists.

    I’ve used the Climate Depot version of the headline, since it is more descriptive. The guy is an ex GISS climate scientist. NASA GISS’s lurid temperature graph is the one the climateers all use, despite it being completely unsupported by the real world temperature data.

    RTWT, the next para after the bit I quoted is great fun (vindicates this classic cartoon). Someone might like to send it to that nice Mr Whish-Wilson for comment…

  9. Baldrick

    I think only two MP’s in the whole parliament voted against; Bernardi and Leyonhjelm.

    Which is a pretty sad indictment for the rest of them.

  10. Mick Gold Coast QLD

    From cohenite at 4:20 pm:

    “A good man, murphy, a good labour man.”

    Heh, heh, heh – right up there with “good” men like Al Grasby. They were about to formally test his goodliness when he saved his reputation by carking it just in time.

  11. egg_

    John Howard was a horrible PM but we must all admit he governed for normal people and not the freaks.

    Hence, the Q&A freak show on TheirABC.

  12. johanna

    Geriatric Mayfly
    #2497137, posted on September 14, 2017 at 7:55 am
    Brian Parker our dear old “Sparkles” no less, from the Trade Union Royal Commission

    Can’t believe that Sparkes is still in the job of CFMEU Secretary. On the stand at the TURC, he sweated and lied and revealed himself to be a bear of little brain (but plenty of rat cunning, it seems.) Also, no doubt he knows where plenty of bodies are buried.

    It’s been interesting that since the TURC the courts are increasingly fed up with fines for breaches by individuals being paid for by the very wealthy union. They are starting to include provisos that the individuals have to pay out of their own funds – although where those “funds” come from is another matter.

    In a just world, the Tax Office and whoever is in charge of money laundering would be on these crooks like white on rice. Oh, well, we can dream …

  13. zyconoclast

    according to this
    http://www.aemo.com.au/Electricity/National-Electricity-Market-NEM/Data-dashboard#nem-dispatch-overview

    Tasmania is propping up the entire NEM.

    God bless the incestuous, bogan welfare recipients.*

    *Cat Tasmanians excluded from the last three descriptors.

  14. alexnoaholdmate

    Hetero sex now attracts a $100 levy if it continues for more than 10 minutes.

    Meh. Won’t make any difference to me…

  15. alexnoaholdmate

    Nearly nine out of 10 Indigenous adults living in remote areas of the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope in the workplace, a study has found.

    Oh, I wouldn’t worry.

    Another decade or so and it will be the same for white students too.

    Equality will be maintained.

  16. candy

    Governing for the freaks.

    Well, I wouldn’t like to call a little child’s mum a freak, but Louise Pratt is the very reason, the 100% example, why I will vote “no”.
    That little chap is part of the 2nd “stolen generation”, and being surrounded by very dubious caregivers.

  17. Gab

    Nearly nine out of 10 Indigenous adults living in remote areas of the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope in the workplace, a study has found.

    Taxpayers spend $33 bil a year on Abo schemes and still the Abos don’t have literacy skills.

    Money well spent, eh? Wonder where it’s all going?

  18. Infidel Tiger

    She’s not just a freak. She is a depraved freak.

    She should be in an asylum and her child placed in a righteous home far away from her.

  19. lotocoti

    as well as grants for small publishers that will be capped at $1 million.

    Sweet.
    I have a sis who produces kiddies’ books.
    I wonder how much Trumble will pay her to include some light fisting.

  20. test pattern

    ‘Nearly nine out of 10 Indigenous adults living in remote areas of the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope in the workplace, a study has found.’

    CDU lobbying for more money the only way it knows how. Simon Says –

    ‘The vice-chancellor of Charles Darwin University says it may be “almost impossible” for the university to survive if the Federal Government’s proposed changes to higher education funding are implemented.

    “The university is not sustainable in that sort of situation, as a young university we struggle now, we’re only just cash positive,” Professor Simon Maddocks said.

    “These sorts of measures would make it almost impossible to see Charles Darwin University surviving into the future.”

    Professor Maddocks warned such a scenario would have serious impacts on access to education for Indigenous students, for the Northern Territory economy and would undermine government policies on developing northern Australia.’

    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-04/cdu-at-risk-under-federal-education-changes/8773540

  21. Tel

    Remember how Saudi Arabia are now chairing the United Nations Human Rights Council? Remember that?

    Well it would appear the same UNHRC are also investigating Saudi war crimes in Yemen. Nothing to see here!

  22. zyconoclast

    Bruce is another fine labor lad. Now, as a little mental exercise, I want you all to imagine Bruce rooting Gillard; position optional

    Imagine if you will, Julia doing Bruce with a strap on.

    (Don’t Blame me, cohenite started it.)

  23. Tintarella di Luna

    Imagine if you will, Julia doing Bruce with a strap on.

    Oh you are naughty …. but I like you —

  24. Rabz

    Nearly nine out of 10 Indigenous adults living in remote areas of the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope in the workplace

    Gee, you mean they’re just like all those illiterate innumerate ahistorical ignoramuses being churned out en masse by public schools in urban areas?

  25. alexnoaholdmate

    Imagine if you will, Julia doing Bruce with a strap on.

    Easy.

    All I have to do is remember what Gillard did to the country for four years – and then put Bruce’s head on it.

  26. Rabz

    My poor li’l great nephew has been stricken with a case of hand and foot and mouth disease and so his birthday bash on Sunday has been cancelled.

    Sad. 🙁

  27. Helen

    Nearly nine out of 10 Indigenous adults living in remote areas of the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope in the workplace

    Well it is obvious – we are not spending enough money on them!

  28. Baldrick

    Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University ‘vote no’ rally

    Police have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging students to vote “no” in the same-sex marriage postal survey drew hundreds of counter-protesters.
    About 200 students gathered around a few students who were making speeches and holding signs that read “It’s ok to say ‘no.'”
    The confrontation occurred shortly after midday on Thursday near a stall that is believed to have been set up by the university’s student-run Catholic society.
    Kishor Napier-Raman, 21, who is a law student at the university and an editor of the student newspaper Honi Soit, said, “The Catholic society tried to have a ‘vote no’ rally with the promise of free kebabs, but it seemed to have been quickly surrounded by a much bigger counter-rally.
    “There were maybe 15 ‘vote no’ people there and hundreds of ‘vote yes’ people. [The counter-rally] had a megaphone and the ‘vote no’ people were saying things like, ‘You’re drowning out our voices,’ ” Mr Napier-Raman said.

  29. johanna

    Diversity and Comics came up with the term “No Escapism” to describe this. Escapism — which sports and comic books used to be — was a nice, psychologically healthy escape from the conflicts of the real world.

    But ESPN and Marvel have decided you will not be permitted any escapism. Instead, you will only have No-Escapism — when you tune to ESPN or buy a Captain America comic, you will be subjected to constant strident political propaganda.

    You will be permitted no peace, and allowed no escape from Big Brother’s constant propaganda messaging:

    Reminds me of a 1960s Bruce Petty cartoon – before he went soft in the head. I have a print copy but can’t find it online.

    Anyway, it is set in China during the Great Bloody Cultural Revolution. It depicts a huge wall of propaganda about Our Glorious Leader and so on. Nobody is reading it.

    In the bottom right hand corner is a small square marked “Sport” with a huge throng of readers flocking around it.

    Plus ca change and all that.

  30. Tel

    Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University ‘vote no’ rally

    Ahhhh, but in Sydney, the Mayor is not entitled to tell the police to stand down.

  31. zyconoclast

    Imagine if you will, Julia doing Bruce with a strap on.

    Easy.

    All I have to do is remember what Gillard did to the country for four years – and then put Bruce’s head on it.

    No scotch on the keyboard.
    I’m about to go get one to salute the comment of the day. Cheers.

  32. test pattern

    ‘Almost nine out of 10 adults surveyed in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope competently within the workplace or in education, new research shows. A report by Charles Darwin University…’

    u lot r so fucking naive

    ‘Ms Stewart said Indigenous adults who sought post-school education..’

    …need money to go to CDU and

    ‘The group will make recommendations to the Federal Government in Canberra this week’

    ie no funding cuts and more money for CDU

    http://www.cdu.edu.au/newsroom/indigenous-literacy

  33. egg_

    Remember how Saudi Arabia are now chairing the United Nations Human Rights Council? Remember that?

    Well it would appear the same UNHRC are also investigating Saudi war crimes in Yemen. Nothing to see here!

    The UN are nothing but a bunch of Corruptocrats?

  34. cohenite

    u lot r so fucking naive

    I could use a lot of words to describe the inmates here but naïve isn’t one of them. Brain-dead bastards!

  35. Tintarella di Luna

    Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University ‘vote no’ rally

    Where’s the chrome-domed, jelly-jowled suppository of all legal wisdom?

  36. alexnoaholdmate

    So. Another incident of hate towards the No crowd to add to the quickly-growing list.

    In the other column we have… um… some posters nobody saw (except for Monty’s special friend, who apparently saw “hundreds” of them when no one else did) –

    – Claims of injury by a moving car, which police have confirmed never happened

    – and another Rudd who cut himself shaving.

  37. Tom

    Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University ‘vote no’ rally

    Having been thoroughly diseducated by their Marxist betters, the stupidest Australian generation ever born don’t even know who Stalin was and how many millions he killed. And yet, here they are, being good little Stalinistas.

  38. Gab

    Oh yeah, so what happened to Rudd’s “godson”? Is he still in hospital? Didn’t hear anything about it on the wireless today.

  39. Chris

    So indigenous adults 75% are illiterate?
    Most of the younger, few of the older.
    Our generation including our Aboriginal neighbours, went to school, learnt to read, write and all. In English.
    Then a generation didn’t fucking bother. Attendance was not enforced, notional teaching in local languages (spoken by the kids and three of their five aunties) meant it locked them off from education as well as employment.

  40. slackster

    If this is real I hope this guy does 30 years:

    https://i.imgur.com/ng5ZKTu.jpg

  41. Top Ender

    Lifted from Jerry Pournelle’s page. RIP.

    If a foreign government had imposed this system of education on the United States, we would rightfully consider it an act of war.

    Glenn T. Seaborg, National Commission on Education, 1983

  42. Tel

    So indigenous adults 75% are illiterate?

    The trouble is that the schools refuse to teach English and instead teach some tribal dialect spoken by 50 other people and the sort of thing no employer will ever pay for.

  43. Peter

    This will never make the nightly news unless, of course, the perpetrators turn out to be “No” campaigners.

    Apparently there was an attempted mail robbery in Canberra today, police are investigating.

    Like the attack on ACL headquarters, this news is destined for the forgettery.

  44. Herodotus

    Samantha Maiden and Daisy Cousens were on the Bolt Report as “The Panel”.
    Maidens came out with the tired old thing about power generators “needing certainty”.
    Certainty is now the universal salve for business issues, according to the left. It has been given the kudos of diversity.
    It no longer matters whether the certainty is certainty about a sensible solution, such as removal of all the bad things in the energy playing field.
    Certainty can be a “clean energy target” or a “renewable energy target” or any other bit of crap that the leftist and green cohorts wish to impose, with certainty.
    She went further and implied that since the carbon tax had been removed and prices have still risen, there’s some problem with the hypothesis that a carbon tax is bad.
    No hint that all the rubbish that now cripples the energy situation is bad.
    Daisy was cute and sensible.

  45. rickw

    Yes. No. However PHON did and are now pretty, pretty, pretty sheepish about doing so.

    I think only two MP’s in the whole parliament voted against; Bernardi and Leyonhjelm.

    So if you plucked those two from parliament, and fucking shot the rest, you would have done a great public service?

  46. Snoopy

    Sam Maiden. One of Canberra’s best journalists. What more needs to be said?

  47. Boambee John

    test pattern
    #2497722, posted on September 14, 2017 at 7:37 pm
    ‘Almost nine out of 10 adults surveyed in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope competently within the workplace or in education, new research shows. A report by Charles Darwin University…’

    u lot r so fucking naive

    So are you saying that they do have the skills to cope in the workplace, and this is all fake news?

  48. rickw

    John Howard was a horrible PM but we must all admit he governed for normal people and not the freaks.

    No, 1996, a prerequisite for the savage fucking that Australians are in the early stages of receiving.

  49. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    If this is real I hope this guy does 30 years:

    https://i.imgur.com/ng5ZKTu.jpg

    Isn’t such conduct a criminal offense? Any bush lawyers help out?

  50. johanna

    The 75% of Aboriginal adults being illiterate thing is a huge bonus to the tiny percentage who command the narrative in the MSM. This elite are sucked up to by the MSM and governments, although their connection to the most miserable Aboriginal communities is exactly zero. Tony Abbott is closer to those unfortunate people than our usual suspects-on speed-dial toffs are.

    These parasites live off the goodwill of other Australians, and have never spent their holidays building homes for Aboriginal people as Tony Abbott has. They are Deshpicable, in the full Daffy Duck sense.

  51. Robber Baron

    Imagine if you will, Julia doing Bruce with a strap on.

    Oh you are naughty …. but I like you

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    When will a journalist expose her lifestyle? Australia deserves the truth.

  52. rickw

    Isn’t such conduct a criminal offense? Any bush lawyers help out?

    As I understand it, tampering with mail is a serious Federal offence. I’m not sure if there is bonus points for interfering in a plebiscite.

  53. Zatara

    Zulu – Criminal Code Act 1995 (Australia), Chapter 10.5: Postal Services

    471.1 Theft of mail‑receptacles, articles or postal messages

    (1) A person is guilty of an offence if:

    (a) the person dishonestly appropriates:

    (i) a mail‑receptacle; or

    (ii) an article in the course of post (including an article that appears to have been lost or wrongly delivered by or on behalf of Australia Post or lost in the course of delivery to Australia Post); or

    (iii) a postal message; and

    (b) the person does so with the intention of permanently depriving another person of the mail‑receptacle, article or postal message.

    Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.

  54. Gab
    #2497730, posted on September 14, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    Oh yeah, so what happened to Rudd’s “godson”? Is he still in hospital? Didn’t hear anything about it on the wireless today.

    I think most sane people noticed his “wound” needed little more than a quick wipe from a betadine swab and a jelly baby to make the boo boo all better.

  55. stackja

    2GB Francis No campaigner interviewed.

  56. Andreas

    If this is real I hope this guy does 30 years:

    https://i.imgur.com/ng5ZKTu.jpg

    It was a ‘joke’ apparently, AusPost have said he doesn’t work for them.

  57. Tintarella di Luna

    Mitch M.
    #2497384, posted on September 14, 2017 at 12:41 pm
    Stimpy:

    Studies help explain link between autism, severe infection during pregnancy

    Very important result because il-17 is the “autoimmune” cytokine(messenger molecule, especially in relation to immune function).

    A very interesting post and comment by Fergus
    #2497386, posted on September 14, 2017 at 12:44 pm

    Infections would have been more common years ago.

    Perhaps it is to do with the gut and what we eat — a friend was telling me about the GAPS diet which has been researched by a Doctor Natasha Campbell-McBride — my friend’s daughter (diagnosed with dual diagnosis of intellectual disability and schizophrenia) has been on the diet now for about a year and it has made an enormous difference to her daughters speech, she is much more lucid, speaks much more clearly and the episodes of schizophrenia have abated considerably.

    I found Dr McBride-Campbell’s research very interesting given that our modern lives include foods which are often highly processed or grown in soil which has been degraded or over-fertilised all of which has happened with such speed that our digestive systems can’t cope.

  58. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    I think most sane people noticed his “wound” needed little more than a quick wipe from a betadine swab and a jelly baby to make the boo boo all better.

    I’d sew him up the way you sew up a cut sheep in a shearing shed – with a length of dental floss and a darning needle. That should make him yelp!

  59. srr

    Ezra Levant: What Zuckerberg won’t tell you about privacy
    Rebel Media
    Sep 7, 2017
    Ezra Levant of TheRebel.media isn’t worried about violent robots of the future, but about what AI is already doing in our personal lives: https://www.therebel.media/what_mark_

  60. zyconoclast

    Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University ‘vote no’ rally
    Where’s the chrome-domed, jelly-jowled suppository of all legal wisdom?

    1. These would be the same police wearing purple uniforms at shopping centres to virtue signal their love of trans things.

    2. He is probably practicing for the first night of his honeymoon in anticipation a successful yes vote in the postal survey.

  61. Tintarella di Luna

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    Lifetime supply of mousse, Schwarzkopf Shampoo and Conditioner, and Ranga-Red from L’oreal

  62. I’d sew him up the way you sew up a cut sheep in a shearing shed – with a length of dental floss and a darning needle. That should make him yelp!

    If he came to me with that when i was at sea i’d get the ABMED to throw in a couple of homeward bounders so he could get experience suturing.

  63. Snoopy

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    More importantly, is Tim still patron of the Men’s Shed association?

  64. What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    That muffin won’t butter itself you know

    God i feel unclean just typing that.

  65. Tintarella di Luna

    Gab
    #2497730, posted on September 14, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    Oh yeah, so what happened to Rudd’s “godson”? Is he still in hospital? Didn’t hear anything about it on the wireless today.

    Could it possibly be fake news? otherwise the ABC would have been cock-a-hoop and had him on as a double act with Benjamin Law, on every radio station and the morning shows and Lisa and Karl would have had a chance to blather more inanities ad nauseum.

  66. Tintarella di Luna

    I wonder if there’ll be a purple patch on display in Sydney at the Mounted Police compound on Sunday. Just to make the whole circus worthwhile, NSW Police should never miss an occasion to virtue signal.

  67. H B Bear

    No mention of TLS or her boyfriend on the Shit Happens Network 6pm news when reporting on the Finn inquiry.

  68. alexnoaholdmate

    The fact we’ve heard nothing further about the terrible homophobic attack on Rudd’s godson should tell you everything you need to know about the veracity of that claim.

    PS – if these are the (allegedly) terrible hateful passions that this plebiscite arouses, why was it Rudd government policy to hold a plebiscite until he left office?

  69. John64

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    Just before they were booted out of the Lodge, Aussie Tim purchased a block of land on the Goulburn River between Jamieson and Kevington and stuck a caravan on it.

    I’d start looking for him up there.

  70. egg_

    another Rudd who cut himself shaving.

    Has KRuddy had a selfie-stick grafted to his head, yet?

  71. Snoopy

    I was checking the QPS Twitter account to check for updates on the progress of the investigation into the Bulimba gay hate assault case and found this.

    A 39-year-old male sergeant from the Community Contact Command has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service and will be tasked to perform non-operational duties.

    The officer is being investigated for allegations of unprofessional dealings with colleagues and members of the public.

    I wonder if his enthusiasm for contact has been judged excessive?

  72. Infidel Tiger

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    He and Therese Rein are in therapy together. Being a beard for a lezzo is no easy task.

  73. rickw

    It was a ‘joke’ apparently, AusPost have said he doesn’t work for them.

    Of course Muslim Post would say that.

  74. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    If he came to me with that when i was at sea i’d get the ABMED to throw in a couple of homeward bounders so he could get experience suturing.

    Either way, anesthetic would be unnecessary.

  75. Boambee John

    It was a ‘joke’ apparently, AusPost have said he doesn’t work for them.

    He thoughtfully provided a photo, does anyone recognise him? Will his photo appear in the MSM, with a request to identify him?

  76. BrettW

    A lot of Price / Bolt show about discussing what happened at Sydney Uni today when some Catholic students set up a stall indicating it was OK to vote No. A much larger group of Yes supporters (Queer Society and Socialist Alliance were mentioned) turned up to protest at their presence and said had no right to be there. One of the students who called in gave a very good account of what happened (including flipping their food table over, insults and threats etc).

    This is the Uni that has Bandana man on the board. Bolt / Price rightly pointed out the actions would come under the new legislation and wondered what Brandis will do about it.

    The official police response was pathetic.

    Well done those Catholic students as they plan to continue their actions in the face of the bullies.

  77. P

    Tintarella di Luna #2497457, posted on September 14, 2017 at 2:07 pm

    “an equal commitment to freedom of religion and the rights of churches, ministers of religion and religious institutions to act according to their faith and doctrines”.
    These loathsome toads don’t mention a commitment to the religious rights of the smallest minority of all – the individual

    Disappointing for me today to read the statement of the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese in which I live.

    Spent some time checking out statements issued by other Bishops of the Catholic Church in Aus.

    This statement I believe addresses the religious rights of the smallest minority of all – the individual.
    Note the credentials, MCL, JCL, of the Bishop whose statement I listed.

  78. Snoopy

    Inexplicably, the QPS Twitter account has nothing on the high profile celebrity Bulimba homophobic hate assault at all.

  79. Infidel Tiger

    Michael Cheika has defended the rights of his star fullback Israel Folau to speak out against same-sex marriage.

    Oh thank heavens for that. I almost thought we were living in a Stalinist state.

    The old jokes about “I don’t care about gay marriage as long as they don’t make it compulosry” are no longer funny.

  80. rickw

    spark ignition engines rated at 19 kilowatts and below used in household and commercial operations, including: lawn mowers, ride-on mowers, mulchers, brush/line cutters, generators (includes onboard marine), pumps, chain saws, and other small handheld or pushed/pulled equipment.

    There’s going to be a lot of 20 kw equipment imported, exactly the same reason there’s a lot of 49cc engines imported.

    Government needs to just FUCK OFF and leave people alone, they’re fucking them enough over electricity prices, now they’re fucking them over their gardening equipment and outboards.

  81. Snoopy

    A 20 kw brush cutter would be a beast!

  82. egg_

    Has Kokoda Kev Kardashian, the Tarin Kowt Scout, figured out Kim Jong-un’s next move in 5D chess?

    “Don’t move, or Japan gets it!”?

  83. Geriatric Mayfly

    A pic leering out of The Oz of that Sue Bolton, the gift of the Socialist Left to Moreland Council. In her twisted mind the Holocaust has its equal in Australia because of ‘the genocide.’ She looks remarkably like Doris Bagshawe. I wonder, if by any chance, they are related.

  84. egg_

    now they’re fucking them over their gardening equipment and outboards.

    But, but… what about “Two Tards in a Tinny” starring Timmeh! Flannery?

  85. egg_

    A 20 kw brush cutter would be a beast!

    “Jackie Lambie – come on down!”

  86. Zatara;
    One of the points I made to my sister about this postal ballot was that:
    1. This is an attempt to have a Referendum without the safeguards that a Referendum bestows upon itself.
    2. This is a practice run for changing the Constitution without a Referendum – Aboriginal Recognition comes to mind.
    3. The whole exercise is about creating a precedent and making Parliament supreme over the Constitution – The Republic comes to mind.
    Far fetched, I hear you say?
    Just wait until after, if the Yes vote gets up, as the Left start confabulating “Postal Ballot” for “Referendum Lite”

  87. Boambee John

    Winston at 2105

    Doesn’t matter what they say, the procedure to change the Constitution is quite clear. Even the most “creative” High Court judge would choke on that one.

    This effort is not about changing the Constitution, but about how Parliament should go about its Constitutional responsibilities.

  88. Gab

    Just wait until after, if the Yes vote gets up, as the Left start confabulating “Postal Ballot” for “Referendum Lite”

    Hmmm, this would be the same left that vehemently opposed the postal ballot even taking this issue to the High Court.

  89. jupes

    Latho was very good tonight on his segment with Bolta.

    The subject was the way Myanmar was dealing with its Muzzos – the Rohingyas. The Rohingyas terrorist arm had attacked 30 police stations and the Myanmar army’s response was to boot one third of the 1 million Muzzos out of the country (so far). Quite reasonable in my view, given that western countries will all have to go through this process sooner or later if they don’t want to convert to Islam.

    Nevertheless Bolta was back into his handwringing mode about the “over reaction” of the Myanmar army and seemed to expect Latho to agree with him. Fortunately Latho would have none of it and reckoned Myanmar’s actions were fair enough especially given the sheer number of terrorist attacks. He gave very short thrift to Di Natale’s moronic demand that Australia start accepting Myanmar’s terrorists and their enablers.

    Bolta appeared miffed. He’s normally pretty good with questions of immigration and Muslim terrorist attacks, but can sometimes be too quick to fall for the media narrative of Muslims as victims.

    Latho is a champion.

  90. Boambee John;

    Even the most “creative” High Court judge would choke on that one.

    Want to have a wager that someone has a go for a hearing in the next 12 months?

  91. jupes

    The old jokes about “I don’t care about gay marriage as long as they don’t make it compulosry” are no longer funny.

    And probably illegal.

  92. Des Deskperson

    I was taken to a lecture the other night delivered by one Raymond Gaita.

    I only had a vague idea who Gaita was. I knew that he was a ‘moral philosopher’, that he was a mate of Robert Manne’s and wrote fro Quadrant when Manne was editor, that he wrote a memoir about Romulus, his father – called ‘Romulus, My Father’- that had been filmed and that he seemed generally to be your typical three Rs – Republic, Reconciliation and Refugees – compassionista.

    Anyway, Gaita talked mainly about how and why he came to write the memoir and, despite a tendency to revel in his own humility and to overly tout his own erudition and sensitivity, he was quite interesting.

    But in the last five minutes, he couldn’t help himself. He came out with a cheap, lazy and neither erudite or sensitive sneer at Trump – to the delight of the semi-decrepit audience of Canberra ‘progressives’ – and then he declared that, through the person and actions of Angela Merkel, Germany was redeeming itself from its Nazi past.

    Well, at least he didn’t mention SSM!

  93. srr

    James Woods‏Verified account @RealJamesWoods 7h7 hours ago

    The most beautiful First Lady in the history of America.
    https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/908179689499439104

  94. zyconoclast

    I wonder if there’ll be a purple patch on display in Sydney at the Mounted Police compound on Sunday. Just to make the whole circus worthwhile, NSW Police should never miss an occasion to virtue signal.

    Purple, mounted police. I geddit.

  95. jupes

    Bolt / Price rightly pointed out the actions would come under the new legislation and wondered what Brandis will do about it.

    LOL

  96. H B Bear

    When it comes to dealing with a terrorist minority the Sri Lankans are the gold standard. Keep fighting and drive them into the sea.

  97. Shy Ted

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?
    Tim can be seen much of the time in the superior suburb of Brighton, Adelaide where TLS owns a million $ home. TLS nowhere to be seen. Tim dresses very flamboyantly and makes Liberace and Julian Clary look drab. Tim has a young male housekeeper. They both seem to have taken walking lessons from Christopher Pyne. I have a friend in the next street. I carry a camera when I visit now. It’s a sight to behold. Hairdresser, wasn’t he?

  98. stackja

    Andrew Bolt & Steve Price, Thursday September 14
    Andrew Bolt and Steve Price discuss the day’s politics.
    Download this podcast here

  99. jupes

    When it comes to dealing with a terrorist minority the Sri Lankans are the gold standard. Keep fighting and drive them into the sea.

    Exactly. No negotiations or ‘exit strategy’ for them, rather they set out to kill every last one of the Tamil Tigers. It worked its arse of too. They won a superb victory and now they have peace.

    Of course being the 21st century, most western nations and the UN want to prosecute them for war crimes.

  100. Shy Ted

    I was taken to a lecture the other night delivered by one Raymond Gaita.
    Mr Gaita also popped up on Late Night Live with Philip Adams alongside Katherine Murphy from the Guardian. The were talking about bias in the media. Not every outlet is as balanced as the ABC or The Guardian. Mr Gaita may be the most profound and serious man who ever lived. But not a great dinner guest if amusing banter is the go.

  101. Zatara

    Winston @ 9:05,

    I completely agree with each of your points.

    Every time I hear the postal opinion poll described as a “vote” by the MSM and the left I wonder how bloody stupid the public has to be to let them continue to subtly change the reality by changing the terms of reference.

    As the saying goes, we get the government rogering we deserve.

  102. Shy Ted

    Just watched an excellent recorded episode of Vikings. They went to Muslimland, asked no questions, cracked heads and sent them all to paradise. Just a thought.

  103. Peter Castieau

    Jupes,

    Your summary is correct about what happened on Bolta tonight.

  104. Des Deskperson

    “Tim dresses very flamboyantly and makes Liberace and Julian Clary look drab. Tim has a young male housekeeper.”

    Back in early 2008, I was sitting in an outdoor cafe in Manuka, ACT when he and his de facto plopped themselves down at the next table.

    I was immediately struck by the fact that he looked and behaved – limp wristed, fluting fingers, giggling, yoo-hooing passing friends – like your typical screaming queen from a Cecil and Cedrick joke c.1960.

  105. lotocoti

    and wondered what Brandis will do about it.

    Blubber.

  106. BrettW

    What are the odds of any of the following speaking out about the Sydney Uni bullies (I mean the Yes side) :

    Penny Wong, Shorten or Bandana man.

    Sorry Jupes ! That will be another LOL for you.

  107. rickw

    When it comes to dealing with a terrorist minority the Sri Lankans are the gold standard. Keep fighting and drive them into the sea.

    Most of SE Asia can attest to the fact that trimming the edges of cancer does not cure cancer.

  108. Des Deskperson

    “Mr Gaita may be the most profound and serious man who ever lived. But not a great dinner guest if amusing banter is the go.”

    Gaia read from a script at his lecture and only answered one question – in a very long-winded and otiose way – because he has to dash off to the ABC – presumably for the late Night Live interview you heard.

    I suspect it would be a chore to have to sit next to him on a bus.

  109. Andrew

    Nearly nine out of 10 Indigenous adults living in remote areas of the Northern Territory do not have the literacy skills to cope in the workplace, a study has found.

    To be fair, neither to 7 out of 10 white kids from western Sydney

  110. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    When it comes to dealing with a terrorist minority the Sri Lankans are the gold standard. Keep fighting and drive them into the sea.

    I don’t have a reference, but the Sri Lankans decided that the methods used by the French Army in Algeria were the way to deal with a terrorist minority, and human rights were a secondary consideration.

  111. Boambee John

    Des D

    Idle question, whatever happened to former Chief Minister Rosemary Follett?

  112. Infidel Tiger

    WTF is that turd Trump doing on DACA and the wall?

    This is a joke.

  113. Infidel Tiger

    Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
    Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military? Really!…..

    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
    …They have been in our country for many years through no fault of their own – brought in by parents at young age. Plus BIG border security

    What a fraud and a complete xunt of a man.

    Everything he stood on is out the window.

  114. zyconoclast

    When it comes to dealing with a terrorist minority the Sri Lankans are the gold standard. Keep fighting and drive them into the sea.
    Exactly. No negotiations or ‘exit strategy’ for them, rather they set out to kill every last one of the Tamil Tigers. It worked its arse of too. They won a superb victory and now they have peace.
    Of course being the 21st century, most western nations and the UN want to prosecute them for war crimes.

    The Philippines should take note.
    Evacuate the right people.
    Bomb and bulldoze the entire island into a carpark, like the Russians did in Chechnya.
    Move suitable population back on the island.

  115. Infidel Tiger

    Ann Coulter @AnnCoulter
    At this point, who DOESN’T want Trump impeached?

    Ann Coulter @AnnCoulter
    “Put a fork in Trump, he’s dead.”

    It’s over. The fat fraud has cooked it.

  116. Infidel Tiger

    Laura Ingraham @IngrahamAngle
    When does American working class w/out real wage increase in 15yrs & who send their kids to overcrowded public schools get amnesty?

  117. Laura Ingraham @IngrahamAngle
    When does American working class w/out real wage increase in 15yrs & who send their kids to overcrowded public schools get amnesty?

    Trump has got Ingraham talking like Piketty. Never thought I’d see the day. Have to give the man daps for his trolling ability, it is unsurpassed.

  118. cohenite

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    Does anyone think he actually rooted Gillard?

  119. Infidel Tiger

    Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
    There will be no amnesty!
    #MakeAmericaGreatAgain #ImWithYou

    That was 12 months ago. What a lying swine.

    Where is Fisk?

  120. Harlequin Decline

    jupes
    #2497468, posted on September 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    What an absolute travesty of justice. The bastards who let this fiasco drag on for years and scapegoated a soldier doing his job in a theatre of war should be had up for treason.

  121. Des Deskperson

    “Idle question, whatever happened to former Chief Minister Rosemary Follett?’

    According to the following:

    https://www.canberra.edu.au/about-uc/honorary-appointments/profiles/follett,-rosemary

    “Rosemary Follett has had an extraordinary career in both politics and public service, leaving a considerable mark on the ACT. ”

    You will see that most of her post-Chief Minister, err, career, has been the usual list of sinecures that Labor mates find for each other although she has also ‘recently trained as a volunteer guide for the National Arboretum’, although I’m not sure what training would be required here.

    She is by all accounts a very ordinary person indeed. Around the traps, she was known as the lobster. Plenty of meat in the tail but shit for brains. .

  122. Bruce in WA

    What useful role does “former first bloke” Tim play in TLS life now?

    Does anyone think he actually rooted Gillard?

    No. From what I have heard, they BOTH preferred to bat for their own side.

  123. It is on days like today that I like to visit Ace of Spades.

    Good morning kids. Well, isn’t this a nice little surprise to wake up to. Evidently, the word has gone out that President Trump has made a deal with the Democrats to put a law on the books officially granting citizenship to the 800,000 illegal aliens covered under the ex-president’s unconstitutional executive order known as DACA. But wait, there’s more! Not only will there be no funding at all for the Border Wall but buried in the fine print is the pathway to citizenship for millions more foreign invaders. Winning!

    If all this is about getting back at Mitch McYertle and Paul Ryno for sabotaging his legislative agenda, this law is exactly what they and their base, the Chamber of Commerce want. And they got him to renege on a central pillar of his campaign. Sorry, but there is just no way to spin this as any sort of victory, political or otherwise. We know the Deep State hates PDT and are sabotaging him at every turn. But this is inexcusable to me. Naturally, I thank G-d in Heaven that Hillary was not elected. But that sauce has all but evaporated. I trusted the fact that as an outsider, he would at the very least slam on the brakes, even if he couldn’t throw it in reverse and floor the gas pedal. And now, with all this talk of a last ditch effort to finally do something (notice I did not say “repeal”) about Obamacare and the parallel yammering about Medikare-Fur-Alles, PDT might make another deal that actually greases the wheels towards full on socialized medicine. Circling back to DACA/DREAM Act deal, the operating word is “IF” the reports are true. I can’t see it as not being accurate. Schemer and Nunzio would not consciously open themselves up to a Twitter barrage from PDT. Well, at least Hillary Clinton will never be…. Oh, wait a second.

    Glorious.

  124. Infidel Tiger

    Jonathan Swan @jonathanvswan

    Campaign Donald J. Trump in Aug 2016: “We will immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive amnesties”

    LIAR!

  125. Infidel Tiger

    Even Srr can’t spin this deception.

    If Trump is impeached or dies in a mysterious accident it will be a good thing.

    What an horrible xunt of a man. At least Hillary was honest about her agenda.

  126. Des Deskperson

    “No. From what I have heard, they BOTH preferred to bat for their own side.”

    Remember the ABC TV ‘satire’ about Julia and Tim that was actually a piece of pr0-Gillard propaganda in that it tried to make them look like an ordinary, decent, fallible but loveable Aussie mum and dad coping with life in the Lodge rather than a couple of freaks with with very strange backgrounds indeed, in terms of relationships?

  127. Snoopy

    At least Hillary was honest about her agenda.

    Beyond put a pussy in White House, what was it, Tiges? No googling, now.

  128. Infidel Tiger

    Sam Newman “this country is rooted”

    Spot on.

  129. Harlequin Decline

    A 20 kw brush cutter would be a beast!

    I worked with a guy who had a few idle moments and turbo charged his lawnmower. I wonder if the new regs need to take that sort of thing into account.

    BTW I believe the fuckers are introducing some sort of impost on the equipment to fund the compliance bureaucracy. Just what the country needs, another bloody government department.

  130. Trump has denied the deal was done, but he can’t deny the logic of the deal happening eventually. Ryan and McConnell give him only failure. The DREAM Act has widespread support, even from Republican voters. There is no reason why Trump can’t screw his base on this one. He betrays everyone not related to him eventually.

  131. Infidel Tiger

    Ryan and McConnell will be 69ing each other with joy about this deal.

    Finally some legislation those lefty swines can all cream pie each other over.

  132. cohenite

    No. From what I have heard, they BOTH preferred to bat for their own side.

    That’s probably why Wilson was such an angry man.

  133. JC

    I don’t believe in being hexed and other shit like that, but I’ve had the 5th major dental work prior to heading overseas. How fucking weird. This is the third root canal .

  134. Stimpson J. Cat

    Stop being hysterical you big bunch of girls.
    It’s called negotiation.
    F$cking hell.

  135. Infidel Tiger

    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
    ·
    Mar 20, 2013
    Amnesty is suicide for Republicans.Not one of those 12 million who broke our laws will vote Republican.Obama is laughing at @GOP.

    This stupid stupid man should read his old tweets.

  136. Infidel Tiger

    Stop being hysterical you big bunch of girls.
    It’s called negotiation.
    F$cking hell.

    Name one negotiation in politics that ever has broken rightward?

  137. Infidel Tiger

    Root canals are 19th century medicine.

    You will more than likely die from the bacteria they release.

    Good luck.

  138. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    What an absolute travesty of justice. The bastards who let this fiasco drag on for years and scapegoated a soldier doing his job in a theatre of war should be had up for treason.

    Military legal officers should be like Military Police. NO direct entry – you have to serve a set term in another Corps, preferably Field Force, before you can either go to university, or have your legal qualifications accepted by the military.

  139. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said any move on illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children would have to be tied to security, disputing Democratic congressional leaders who said they had reached a deal with him on the issue.

  140. Snoopy

    You will more than likely die from the bacteria they release.

    Wow! You are not joking.

    The man had died after a massive brain infection several days after the completion of root canal treatment on a maxillary molar.

  141. Stimpson J. Cat

    Name one negotiation in politics that ever has broken rightward?

    You can be negative all you want.
    I prefer to be patient and have faith in the God Emperor.
    This is only the surface.
    The ride has only just begun.

  142. Ant

    BREAKING: Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump to protect young immigrants; will include border security, but no wall.

    — The Associated Press (@AP) September 14, 2017

    Pelosi, Schumer on dinner with Pres. Trump: Both sides have “agreed” to immigration reform package and border security, “excluding the wall” pic.twitter.com/C7z36lwPTW

    — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) September 14, 2017

    Haw haw. Ass-clown.

  143. Oh come on

    Angry Ant! It’s been a while.

  144. Stimpson J. Cat

    Hey Ant, how’s Ted going these days?

  145. Snoopy

    Ant! Long time, no see. Still believing Democrats, I see.

  146. Andrew

    No one seriously wants DREAMers gone. The shit hit the fan when the Kenyan wanted to reward the PARENTS who committed the crime. The kids aren’t the guilty ones here. DAPA was an atrocity. Dems are so stupid they don’t even know they’re being led into cheering for DAPA abolition. Pelosi is quite literally senile and more mentally incompetent than Illary.

  147. Infidel Tiger

    Ted now whacks of to Milfs on Twitter which is still not as disgusting as what Trump and Pelosi have been up to.

  148. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Name one negotiation in politics that ever has broken rightward?

    Tones got some through. Settle down petal.

  149. Infidel Tiger

    All dreamers have to be deported. They are illegal aliens and criminals.

    A nation of laws.

  150. Infidel Tiger

    Zippy dont tell me you are going to forgive Trump for this?

    Man you’re a fag. Sack up, dude.

  151. Andrew

    Pelosi, Schumer on dinner with Pres. Trump: Both sides have “agreed” to immigration reform package and border security, “excluding the wall”

    So these morons have just agreed to massive rollback of Kenyan immigration policies (T666 gets everything he wanted, as he never wanted DACA repealed). And T666 gets them to agree to bigly increase in border security including upgrades to existing wall. He never wanted a full wall – that was always metaphoric.

    So much winning.

  152. Infidel Tiger

    Trump never wanted DACA repealed?

    He campaigned on that exact promise!

    “He’ll change. He only beats me when he’s had a bad day”

  153. Confirmation from POTUS: Leaving the White House for Florida this morning, Trump told the pool that “the wall will come later,” adding that a deal is “fairly close” with Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell both on board, but both sides have to “get past the border security.”

    More quotes from Trump:

    “We’re working on a plan — subject to getting massive border controls. We’re working on a plan for DACA. People want to see that happen. You have 800,000 young people, brought here, no fault of their own. So we’re working on a plan, we’ll see how it works out. We’re going to get massive border security as part of that. And I think something can happen, we’ll see what happens, but something will happen.”

    “We want to get massive border security. And I think that both Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, I think they agree with it.”

    “Mitch is on board, Paul Ryan’s on board. We all feel — look, 92% of the people agree on DACA — but what we want is very, very powerful border security, okay?”

    So it’s everything Obama wanted but couldn’t get from Congress on DACA, plus Obama’s border security policy rebadged. Chuck and Nancy 2, Republicans 0.

  154. C.L.

    Act, Brandis, you lying fraud …
    Yes thugs assault Christians on campus:

    Police have been called to the University of Sydney after a confrontation erupted between students running a food stall to promote the No campaign and supporters of same-sex marriage.

    Students from various groups on campus, including the Catholic Society, were holding an informal free food stall on campus at around midday on Thursday when a large crowd of same-sex marriage supporters quickly formed a counter-rally nearby.

    Footage from the scene shows heated arguments and clashes between members of the two groups, before a group of about ten police officers arrived at around 12.30pm.

    One of the participants of the No campaign event Francis, who declined to give his surname for safety reasons, said between 50 and 70 protesters formed a large crowd in front of their stall and used a megaphone to speak over them, throwing glitter and food products at their placards.

    “They started throwing glitter at us, starting taking our own food, the hummus, and threw it on one of our members,” he said…

    Police were forced to intervene after one man violently attempted to grab a “It’s Okay to Say No” sign from the hands of a member of the Catholic Society.

    The Australian.

  155. Infidel Tiger

    Trump is bringing in amnesty. Oh my fucking God.

    Fuck me, we all knew he was a fraud but we didnt expect him to be a chicken shit little bitch.

    Even Hillary was against amnesty! This is incredible

  156. C.L.

    Did anyone seriously expect a hundred thousand Mexicans to be renditioned and frog-marched to the border?

  157. Andrew

    “Trump never wanted DACA repealed?”

    No. Read the pre election interviews.

  158. The Freedom Caucus is getting bent over and rogered again on this one, fully endorsed by Ryan and McConnell. There is a new governing coalition led by Chuck and Nancy, and they are the powerless opposition. They might even break the Hastert Rule on this one, that’s how contemptuous they are of the wingnuts.

  159. Infidel Tiger

    Yes. That was Trump’s exact campaign promise.

    These aren’t the 30,000,000 undocumented illegal immigrants, these are 800,000 illegals that are known. They could be deported in 45 mins on a righteous country.

    The open border loons have got their dream President.

  160. Infidel Tiger

    “Trump never wanted DACA repealed?”

    No. Read the pre election interviews.

    Shut up and stop being a fag. Trump fucked you in the arse, the least you can do is pretend you don’t enjoy it.

    Read his tweets where he explicitly promises to deport them.

  161. JC, make sure you have the hotline open. Fisky must be feeling pretty low this evening.

  162. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    IT, can we wait to see what actually happens rather than get caught up in the theatrics of negotiations, like monstie’s j’ism inspired emissions. PDT negotiating with the commies will pull many of the GOP numskulls back into line. Let’s see what happens. Dreamers are not even 10% of illegals.

    I’ve been to LA, it’s fucking new mexico.

  163. Oh come on

    Antifa have bitten off way more than they can chew. Neither side should be gearing up for violence – it’s a terrible idea. That being said, if there is to be a series of clashes, it’s pretty obvious who’s going to lose. The simple fact is that the people who antifa are targeting are better armed, better trained, more numerous and can coalesce into a far more organised movement when push comes to shove.

    I’m not just talking about genuine far-right extremists, although it would be bad enough if antifa were only homing in on actual white supremacists, ie. David Duke types. They alone would kick antifa’s whiny butts any day. But antifa is branding just about *any* pro-Trump group as white supremacist. That’s a fatal strategic blunder. Antifa seems hell-bent on violently confronting millions of ex-military types, 2nd amendment fans etc. Oh dear. This is going to end messily.

  164. harrys on the boat

    2 things telling me this Trump deal isn’t too bad. One, IT is going off his tits, to be expected as the Tiges are one game off a GF. And Two, m0nty, who makes up fake dyke dinner parties is dribbling on like it’s a win for his side, which means it clearly isn’t.

  165. Infidel Tiger

    Zippy thanks to Trump all of the US will soon resemble LA.

    Ivanka must have shown daddy her titties to get this nonsense happening.

  166. harry, remind me how that Obamacare repeal is going.

  167. Infidel Tiger

    The saving grace is that we know Trump is not a man of his word so everything he has promised Chuck and Nancy may come to nought.

  168. C.L.

    You mean 800,000 court cases an 800,000 appeals etc.
    Was never going to happen.
    Australia couldn’t deport Man Monis. One bloke.
    The main game is securing the border from now on.

  169. Infidel Tiger

    David Burge @iowahawkblog

    Replying to @iowahawkblog
    I’m no theologian, but maybe the scripture regarding The Wall was a parable for man’s infinite capacity for gullibility

  170. DONALD TRUMP: THE WALL IS ACTUALLY JUST RENOVATION OF OLD FENCES

    President Donald Trump admitted that he wasn’t actually going to build a great new wall on the southern border but repair existing fences and build selective strategic border structures.

    “The WALL, which is already under construction in the form of new renovation of old and existing fences and walls, will continue to be built,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday morning.

    The president confirmed the fears of many supporters who worry that his campaign promise of a single “great wall” of “hardened concrete” and “rebar and steel” would go unfulfilled.

    The promised wall was a feature of Trump’s agenda, as he mocked current border infrastructure.

    Trump thinks he’s playing Plants vs Zombies.

  171. Infidel Tiger

    Remind me again why Marco Rubio wasn’t elected?

  172. C.L.

    I think you’re getting carried away about a traditional post-meeting narrative spin from the Democrats. There’s no evidence anything was agreed on and set in concrete.

  173. Infidel Tiger

    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
    Marco Rubio would keep Barack Obama’s executive order on amnesty intact. See article. Cannot be President.

    Hahaha!

    Fucking Trump.

    At least we got Gorsuch..

  174. harrys on the boat

    I think Rubio only lost when he was endorsed by Louise Mensch.

  175. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Looks like monstie’s missus can chill this month as monstie got his jollies from chuck & pelosi freakshow. Lucky…

    Meanwhile I am going to crack open my Hennessy XO and check my humidor.

  176. Everything Trump does these days is in direct opposition to a tweet he made years ago. It’s uncanny.

  177. Infidel Tiger

    The good news is that he has just ensured he will be primaried and will lose in 2020.

    Hopefully he’s impeached too.

  178. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Meanwhile in Feel the medicated Bern, privileged old millionaire white man rolls out communist fantasy

  179. Andrew

    “Trump never wanted DACA repealed?”

    No. Read the pre election interviews.

    Shut up and stop being a fag. Trump fucked you in the arse, the least you can do is pretend you don’t enjoy it.

    Read his tweets where he explicitly promises to deport them.

    How did he fuck me?? I never wanted the DREAMers deported.

    The fact that you and mOron agree should tell you what a fucking idiot you’re being. Maybe I can explain it to you in a simpler illustration.

    Me: mOron, give me $1000.
    mOron: How about I give you $800?
    Me: I’ll take it.
    mOron: [hands over $800] Yay me, he gave in to all my demands! So much winning! I got exactly what I wanted in the negotiation! I am so smart! I am so smart. S-M-R-T, I mean S-M-A-R-T! [house burning down as he torches his HS diploma]
    IT: Andrew just fucked himself and all his supporters – he went into the negotiation saying he was demanding $1000. This is the worst moment in history – he’s such an idiot.

  180. twostix

    The republicans have nobody to blame but themselves, they could have passed his platform in a day.

    Plus I thought we all love Reagan, this is just Reagan 2.0.

  181. Stimpson J. Cat

    IT go and have a lie down for f$cks sake before you have a heart attack.
    Jesus Christ.

  182. Harlequin Decline

    The Pickering cartoon was mentioned previously. Here is the link.

  183. Infidel Tiger

    Reagan is much like John Howard – a disgrace.

  184. harrys on the boat

    Chuck and Nancy’s post meeting scissoring, does have a similar ring to Swanies consecutive surpluses statement.

  185. Stimpson J. Cat

    Reagan is much like John Howard – a disgrace.

    God you’re grumpy today.
    Did your kids just get a new lesbian school teacher or something?

  186. Infidel Tiger

    This is what happens when your cabinet is stocked to the gills with Gollum Sachs vampires and establishment failures.

    The swamp has drained the tired old man of his lifeblood.

  187. harrys on the boat

    The Tigers are on the verge of a grand final, and IT is losing the plot. It’s only going to get worse.

  188. Infidel Tiger

    You think I’m losing it, you should see breitbart and Ann Coulter.

    Trump is a dead man.

  189. twostix

    M0nty being a dreg of the Australian white collar middle class is too dumb to see that his democrat masters have come to jesus and sold him and the other losers out.

    Not My President Nazi Russian Traitor! sounds a bit dumb when you’re having cosy back room negotiating sessions with him.

    All that’s over now, watch as that whole lunatic episode simply evaporates, like “Rape Culture” did in Australia as soon as Bill Shorten was officially investigated for rape.

  190. Andrew

    Even Hillary was against amnesty! This is incredible

    Illary was for both DACA and DAPA, you loon. Since you clearly know nothing at all about the topic, do yourself a favour and call the hotline.

  191. Infidel Tiger

    So we agree that Trump and Hillary’s immigration policies are now identical.

    Why was he elected?

  192. Hey Andrew, what is the $800 that Trump is getting in your scenario? No wall, border security stuff that Obama would have approved, pisses off his base… seems like the only currency he will receive is the loving embrace of the New York Times for plucky bipartisanship. For him that is enough, but you are left with nothing.

  193. harrys on the boat

    Why was he elected?

    It gave us all a good laugh?

  194. Infidel Tiger

    Is he still a nazi Monty?

  195. I never said Trump was a Nazi, IT. He just pandered to them to win their adoration.

    Evidently he wants some adoration from other quarters now.

  196. Infidel Tiger

    (((≠))) @ThomasHCrown
    ·
    5m
    what if steve bannon was the only thing keeping trump in line

    We all knew this would happen once Javanka took charge.

  197. twostix

    Trump is moving to the cultural centre while giving cover for the right go rightwards and drag the overton window with them. Normal people want someone who appears to be equal distance between what they percieve are the opposite ends of the spectrum, the leader has to be that, while giving his base cover to further carve out their position in the culture and nation so allowing him to move in that direction.

    It’s what Tony Abbott attempted to do here. Unfortunately lacking a non-autistic undertanding of the world some people had a meltdown and proudly tore Abbott, the most conservative PM this communist country could possibly sustain, down and so gave us Malcolm Turnbull and our current nightmare.

    Strangely this is some sort of personal success to these people and they think Americans should follow their excellent strategy of losing everything all the time.

  198. Andrew

    So we agree that Trump and Hillary’s immigration policies are now identical.

    Why was he elected?

    You clearly don’t even know the difference between the two policies, as well as not knowing what Illary’s stance was on either. You’re too ignorant to engage with here.

  199. twostix

    M0nty only said that Trump was a rapist Russian spy and traitor who was going to be impeached and imprisoned.

    Also that he’s a Nazi.

    Obviously the democrats don’t agree as they look very happy to be working with him on various issues to me.

    Clearly all that stuff (russia! rapist!) was just shut-in internet lunatics whipped up by extremist fringe media printing fake news.

    Not representative of anything or anyone.

  200. Infidel Tiger

    You clearly don’t even know the difference between the two policies, as well as not knowing what Illary’s stance was on either. You’re too ignorant to engage with here.

    I accept your surrender and abject humiliation and wish you well in your future endeavours.

  201. I invoke Vox’s two-day rule. Let the dust settle then judge where Trump is at. And as twostix says, calm the fuck down. School girl hysterics have given us Turnbull.

  202. twostix

    I really can’t get over how badly the democrats have just abandoned the m0nty’s of the world.

    Some really nice photos coming out of Trump working late into the night with them, all very friendly.

    Not at all like those internet cranks have been potraying that situation as. The president making bi-partisan deals, dealing with the Korean situation, looking after Texas.

    Just turned out to be a regular run of the mill American president, didn’t he?
    Not at all like the lunatic caricature the left created about him during their autistic sperg out.

    (Probably shouldn’t have dealt yourselves out of the game, losers).

  203. Mark A

    dover_beach
    #2497934, posted on September 15, 2017 at 12:37 am

    I invoke Vox’s two-day rule. Let the dust settle then judge where Trump is at. And as twostix says, calm the fuck down. School girl hysterics have given us Turnbull.

    I think they are in a feeding frenzy DB, without realising the practical realities of his actions.
    Loved to see their faces when reality of the situation dawns on them.
    Although they have no shame or self consciousness, they just go underground for a time.

    What’s the point of being the most powerful man in the world and unable to do anything because your own side is against you. He has to act for the benefit of the whole of the US and he just did.

  204. C.L.

    I don’t really know why Australians give a shit, to be honest.
    It’s important for international order that borders be rigorously maintained.
    That part of it all is certainly important.
    What to do with 800,000 litigants is another – pragmatic – question altogether.
    The smart thing would be to throw a bone to the “Dreamers” and stay the course on borders.
    That’s all I see here. Not exactly a nothing burger but certainly an air burger.

  205. May have been posted already…
    Mark Stein on Tucker Carlson discussing Illary blaming a yuuuuge list of people for her loss (with Illary’s name not appearing on the list) …
    “… reminds me of O.J. Simpson saying that he is going to track down the ‘real killer’ of Nicole”.

  206. Top Ender

    Great fraud of postal survey exposed

    The Australian12:00AM September 15, 2017

    PAUL KELLY
    Editor-At-LargeSydney

    John Howard has called out the great fraud of the same-sex marriage vote.

    This is about far bigger issues than just changes to marriage law, with religious freedoms being put at risk by an irresponsible political class.

    In the process, the former prime minister has launched an assault on the Turnbull government with a lethal charge — that it misleads the Australian people and fails to honour the values the Liberal Party is supposed to uphold.

    Howard warns a Yes victory will lead to the erosion of already inadequate religious freedoms. In a considered statement, he accused the government of seeking “to wash its hands of any responsibility” for the essential protections needed after the ballot if the Yes camp prevails.

    His message is blunt: the religious protection issue must be confronted before the vote, the position the Turnbull government utterly rejects. While Howard is too smart to use the word “betrayal”, his branding of the Yes case cham­pions as “completely disingenuous” leaves nobody in doubt about the gravity of the situation.

    Howard also punctured the absurd pretences of senior Coalition and Labor figures that legalisation of same-sex marriage will not have far wider ramifications. With the Greens pledged to attacking religious freedom exemptions and senior LGBTI figures campaigning for the Safe Schools program to be made compulsory after the vote, the assurances offered by the Yes camp simply defy credibility.

    Howard is not just attacking the Liberal Party. His critique applies to all Yes case advocates who argue religious freedoms will be protected when they have failed singularly to advance or explain how this will happen.

    The Labor Party is in the forefront of this fraud. But Howard’s criticism applies with force to the Turnbull government and touches an underlying sentiment — that the government just wants the issue off the agenda as soon as possible for electoral reasons.

    The former PM says it is vital the government spell out before the vote what protections it envisages for parental rights, freedom of speech and religious freedom. Given the experience in Britain, the US and Canada, Howard says this has become a “compelling” obligation. His advice to the Turnbull government is unpalatable but Howard is correct.

    In an unmistakable warning that this is an imperative issue for the Liberal Party, Howard says failure to spell this out equates to saying these issues do not matter: that is, religious and parental freedom does not matter.

    The government’s insistence that its responsibility only involves freedom protections in relation to the wedding ceremony is increasingly recognised as deceptive and inadequate. The real issue is protections for institutions and individuals in the wider society.

    This is where the impact of same-sex marriage will be felt.

    The significance of Howard’s comments is the pressure they will put on leading conservatives in the Turnbull cabinet who back the No case but so far have been silent. Their silence will become an untenable position. “Same-sex marriage will not be the end of the debate,” Howard said. He warned that Labor wanted to review ­religious exemptions from anti-discrimination law and that the Greens wanted to remove them. In this context, the concerns expressed about religious protections in future were “legitimate”.

    Frankly, Howard’s critique of the government could hardly be more serious — that it hasn’t dealt honestly with the people and that unless it comes clean with the public, it is expecting people to vote without being fully informed.

    Link – comments open

  207. Tom

    Glenn Marshall (Private Eye).

  208. egg_

    It’s what Tony Abbott attempted to do here. Unfortunately lacking a non-autistic undertanding of the world some people had a meltdown and proudly tore Abbott, the most conservative PM this communist country could possibly sustain, down and so gave us Malcolm Turnbull and our current nightmare.

    Far too generous – Abbott was a third string leader – hiding in the bunker from the Press from day one – Trump lead the News cycle with his tweets – he made the News and called out CNN Jeff Kennett style (re Aunty).
    Way off the mark.

  209. In an unmistakable warning that this is an imperative issue for the Liberal Party, Howard says failure to spell this out equates to saying these issues do not matter: that is, religious and parental freedom does not matter.

    The government’s insistence that its responsibility only involves freedom protections in relation to the wedding ceremony is increasingly recognised as deceptive and inadequate. The real issue is protections for institutions and individuals in the wider society.

    This is where the impact of same-sex marriage will be felt.

    Every single one of the Yes signatories in the Liberal Party has declared that marriage, parental, and religious freedom, don’t matter to them. They are either indifferent or positively eager to further erode each of these in order to empower the state further. The great paradox of the last five hundreds years is that individual freedom depended upon a ever more powerful state, such that none of the intermediary institutions of family, club, business and trade association, enterprise, and church, either singly or in concert, could counter the power and authority of the state. That bargain stuck many years ago has earned a mighty interest and the state is going to demand its due shortly, and there will be nothing between you and the Leviathan to retreat behind. And you will deserve it.

  210. Gab

    spark ignition engines rated at 19 kilowatts and below used in household and commercial operations, including: lawn mowers, ride-on mowers, mulchers, brush/line cutters, generators (includes onboard marine), pumps, chain saws, and other small handheld or pushed/pulled equipment.

    Any reason given by turnbull as to why he’s banned/slapped more taxes on these items – I mean the purported reason other than just to simply raise taxes?

  211. Bruce of Newcastle

    Pickering

    If only they could marry!

  212. Fergus

    Where’s ssr’s update on the Trump machinations, good at interpreting the art of the deal.

  213. Fergus

    Gab, to take revenge on Tony’s Tradies and other small practical business types and dads who like to keep their little kingdoms clean ( while making a lotta noise).

  214. Herodotus

    What’s with this “Editor-at-large” thing? He’s a columnist.

  215. Fergus

    Bollards. Now, they could be made beautiful if you grew trailing plants from them, bougainvilleas maybe. Even have community herb gardens. Cactus don’t need much water.
    Statues, that’s it statues. Of only the righteous of course. Like the Qantas bloke, Tony Jones, Ali, that Karl bloke on morning tv,. They might even put one up of the gay bloke who wants to rape hetros.

  216. Fergus

    Opps, with an equal number of females of the righteous types. Girl blokes and girl girls.

  217. Herodotus

    The ABC yesterday interviewed Lionel Murphy’s biographer Jenny Hocking, who seemed to be saying repeatedly “nothing to see in these released documents”. This is the same woman who is relentlessly seeking the release of palace documents relating to the Whitlam dismissal.

  218. Fergus

    The Thoughts of Chairperthing Fergus. Might write a book and followers could then ask “What would Fergus do?”

  219. Fergus

    No more wise musings. Not working doesn’t pay the bills, despite all of my Potential Greatness.

  220. Baldrick

    Any reason given by turnbull as to why he’s banned/slapped more taxes on these items – I mean the purported reason other than just to simply raise taxes?

    Pollution, apparently. You’re no longer allowed to beautify the landscape without paying a Gaia Tax.

  221. rickw

    Any reason given by turnbull as to why he’s banned/slapped more taxes on these items – I mean the purported reason other than just to simply raise taxes?

    Government now believes that they have a right to regulate and control every aspect of Australians lives.

    Government an inch from everyone’s face will not end well.

  222. Baldrick

    The facts will make interesting reading, but I see TheirABC has already ruled it was an argument about same-sex marriage:

    A man who allegedly punched former prime minister Kevin Rudd’s godson during an argument about same-sex marriage has been charged with assault.
    Police alleged the 48-year-old Murarrie man punched Sean, 19, at a bus stop in Bulimba on Monday.
    The older man has also been charged with public nuisance offences and is due to face the Brisbane Magistrates Court next month.
    The alleged assault occurred on the same day rainbow flags were ripped down from a roundabout on the same street.

  223. Whalehunt Fun

    This is just the light bulbs stupidity done again with two strokes playing the part of the bad guy.

  224. OldOzzie

    Time capsule reveals rank smell of NSW politics 30 years ago

    What is shocking about revelations in the inquiry papers into Lionel Murphy is the extent of the “web of influence” involving police, judges, lawyers, criminals and politicians in NSW and Canberra that sought to corrupt the system and do favours for mates. Some of the favours weren’t criminal, some were, but they were all corrupt because they traded on insider knowledge, a network of friends and influence and protection from those not necessarily in the game.

    Like a scandalous time capsule, the Murphy papers released in parliament yesterday after being buried more than 30 years gave off the rank smell that surrounded NSW politics for decades on both sides.

    Reading the commission’s inquiries, transcripts of telephone conversations, lawyers’ notes and police files is like reading a script for a Chicago crime movie full of bent coppers, crime tsars and a warped, politicised legal system.

    But it has to be remembered that this was Australian politics in the 1970s and 80s and the first time since Federation that a High Court judge had been charged with criminal offences, subjected to a parliamentary commission of inquiry and ostracised by the rest of the High Court bench.

    The Murphy papers make it clear that many of the most salacious allegations against the former attorney-general and High Court judge were deemed to have been fabricated, thought to be false or lacked evidence, especially with the high bar of what amounts to misbehaviour under section 72 of the Constitution.

    But enough of the truly substantial claims were left to be pursued by the commission, which had amassed a set of allegations for Murphy to answer ranging from seeking to bribe police officers, having criminal intervention in legal actions, seeking to harm a QC out of revenge, using menaces to force an MP to make a false parliamentary statement to aid Abe Saffron’s lawyer and intervening in leasing of public land and in a court case to help his reputedly “little mate”.

    The inquiry finds Murphy was using his political connections before and after joining the High Court to seek favours great and small for those in the know from those in power.

    The commission of inquiry investigated Murphy as attorney-general seeking preferential treatment in government rental housing for Junie Morosi, found it to be true but trivial. Trivial but typical of the attitude of being able to help out those you could in return for favours and exchanges of support. This was more than helping a mate or the petty theft of public services. It was a sign of a wider sense of plunder and corruption that had existed in NSW for decades.

    We should remember that most of the allegations and evidence stored in a four-drawer safe for 30 years — some right, some wrong — were aired in the 80s by a vigorous media in the face of fierce political and legal pressure. Speaker Tony Smith was right to release the papers to parliament just to remind the politicians of today that bad behaviour doesn’t stay buried.

  225. notafan

    Above article gives a little insight as to what happened at Sydney University

  226. Tom

    What’s with this “Editor-at-large” thing? He’s a columnist.

    From memory, about 30 years ago, the Paywallian needed an ego-stroking title for Paul Kelly when they relieved him of the editorship. Needless to say, the editors-in-chief that have followed — like Chris Mitchell and the current Paul “Boris” Whittaker — are real editors-in-chief who have overseen massive commercial success, not jumped-up reporters like Kelly.

    On its slide in oblivion with Fakefacts, The Age made similar mistakes after they appointed a series of nobodies to the editorship after the heady days of Graham Perkin and Creighton Burns.

  227. Presbyterian minister stands tall on ssmarriage

    Great courage. Well done, that man.

  228. Entropy

    What’s with this “Editor-at-large” thing? He’s a columnist.

    An editor at large is different to a columnist in that
    1: they are paid more;
    2: they can submit whenever they feel like it;
    3: no one is game to edit their column; and
    4: they are paid more.

  229. Baldrick

    No arrests were made

    From nota’s link:
    Police had to restrain a protester who lunged at Catholic Chaplaincies team leader Tony Mattar in an attempt to tackle him to the ground.
    Mr Mattar, a Lebanese Australian, was also smeared with hummus and opened condoms, while another Catholic was kicked in the shins as he resisted repeated attempts to steal his “It’s ok to vote ‘no’” sign.

    Charming stuff.

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