Monday Forum: June 4, 2018

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  1. Leigh Lowe

    MsDolittle
    #2728062, posted on June 4, 2018 at 8:15 pm

    Doc reckons he is about to start posting at the Cat in the next day or so….reckons he needs a little help and support from the fine minds here. 

    Great.
    I have some questions.
    There’s the rash which comes and goes, the dicky knee, the hair loss and a few other things I don’t want to discuss in mixed company.

  2. egg_

    The 28 “female friendly” bays in the City of Perth Pier Street carpark — out of a total of 700 bays — are located close to the entrance and exits.

    Do a Klinger for a good parking spot?
    Self-identify as female?

  3. Makka

    Hahaha, I love this article. By pulling out of NAFTA Trump not only rids the US of those parasites and carpetbaggers in Mexico and Canada. He’s also simultaneously shafting China – big time.

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2018/06/03/trade-talks-intentionally-obtuse-canadian-foreign-minister-chrystia-freeland-discusses-tariffs/#more-150068

    It’s happening in Australia as well. How much Kiwi produce is actually grown and processed in NZ??

  4. Snoopy

    Infidel Tiger
    #2728171, posted on June 4, 2018 at 9:24 pm
    Qantas will now refer to Taiwan as a Chinese territory, after a request labelled as ‘Orwellian nonsense’ by the White House.

    What a disgrace that company is.

    Any Qantas shareholder with an decency would sell their shares.

  5. Snoopy

    Infidel Tiger
    #2728171, posted on June 4, 2018 at 9:24 pm
    Qantas will now refer to Taiwan as a Chinese territory, after a request labelled as ‘Orwellian nonsense’ by the White House.

    What a disgrace that company is.

    Any Qantas shareholder with an ounce of decency would sell their shares.

  6. nemkat

    Someone on another forum has suggested that Alexander Downer must be a big dog in the Five Eyes Intelligence racket, since he was able to bypass Australian Intelligence, and report directly to the U.S. State Department.
    If that’s so, and it’s the best explanation so far, maybe the Yanks will lean on the ALP to let Georgina Downer have an easy run in Mayo.
    The Greens have already played their part in the Boat Race, selecting a joke candidate.

  7. OneWorldGovernment

    Here’s a bloke that betrayed his country and probably shot to death Seth Rich.

  8. Some History

    Hi, Jen. I’m just parking the car out front. I’ll be up in an hour.

  9. Fisky

    We are watching Downer very closely. If it even looks like he was involved in the failed anti-Trump coup, he must be hounded from all future right-wing cocktail parties and functions. Never let this man rest until he comes clean!

  10. Armadillo

    Smells of a cover up, no wonder the Cops were uninterested.

    Hmmm……somethings not right here. I’d speculate that “the boss” knows a lot more about this. Perhaps he was a mate of the local plod and explained exactly what happened. Kids were pissed and one of their black fella mates got wiped out in an accident. Stupid kids panicked. Seems to explain the lack of an investigation. They already knew exactly what happened.

    I also note that Haines was from a large “Aboriginal Family”. Perhaps the plod were concerned what would happen if the truth came out. Payback might have been a real concern at that time. Not sure where this boxer from the Police Boys Club comes into it. I’ve never heard of him. Duck getting towelled up by someone in a local pub sounds more like one of the Hatch boys handiwork.

    They said that most of those involved have committed suicide or are dead. Reminds me that one of the Hatch’s of about that age got killed in prison a few years back.

    There were some pretty wild boys about town at that time.

  11. Some History

    That’s very skillful 60 point parking.

  12. Armadillo

    Happened right at Country Music Week when the bikies used to show up as well. There was an allusion to that in the first episode, but they seemed to drop any reference to that particular angle tonight, along with the theory of a stolen drug crop being involved.

  13. OneWorldGovernment

    Fisky
    #2728213, posted on June 4, 2018 at 9:45 pm

    We are watching Downer very closely. If it even looks like he was involved in the failed anti-Trump coup, he must be hounded from all future right-wing cocktail parties and functions. Never let this man rest until he comes clean!

    Don’t be silly.

    He will have high status with Lucy’s Turnbull Team as well as the ALP.

  14. Top Ender

    More from Infidel Tiger’s reference:

    Qantas Airways Ltd says it plans to change its website to refer to Taiwan as a Chinese territory, not an independent nation, but that it needs extra time to comply with the request from Beijing.

    China’s aviation regulator in April gave three dozen airlines a May 25 deadline to remove references on their websites or in other material that suggest Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau are part of countries independent from China.

    The White House has described the move as “Orwellian nonsense”.

    Self-ruled Taiwan is claimed by Beijing as a Chinese territory, and has become one of China’s most sensitive issues and a potential military flashpoint. Hong Kong and Macau are former European colonies that are now part of China but run largely autonomously.

    Qantas and some other airlines had requested at the time for an extension to decide how they would respond to the request.

    Link

  15. egg_

    The vehicle and its sudden disappearence sounds like a big clue – some witnesses may come forward?

  16. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Doc reckons he is about to start posting at the Cat in the next day or so

    Hairy doesn’t come here. We have a negotiated agreement about that. 😀

  17. OneWorldGovernment

    Armadillo
    #2728225, posted on June 4, 2018 at 9:52 pm

    Happened right at Country Music Week when the bikies used to show up as well. There was an allusion to that in the first episode, but they seemed to drop any reference to that particular angle tonight, along with the theory of a stolen drug crop being involved.

    Armadillo

    Which family member/s are receiving the cash benefits from his death?

    If none then they are using a dead body to ‘gee’ up some sympathy to get money; and

    If there is a payout going on then someone wants to get their hands on it.

  18. Some History

    Qantas Airways Ltd says it plans to change its website to refer to Taiwan as a Chinese territory, not an independent nation, but that it needs extra time to comply with the request from Beijing.

    Alan Joyce has indicated that Ben Dover will be handling the matter.

  19. OneWorldGovernment

    OR get the current payment increased.

  20. OneWorldGovernment

    AND

    if there are some bikies involved then walk away.

  21. cohenite

    Nunes is impressive. Gowdy looks like a weasel. Downer is weird. Who else was involved or did fishnet do it himself.

  22. OneWorldGovernment

    Have I told you about magic?

  23. Top Ender

    China is good at salami tactics.

    Jim Hacker in Yes Minister didn’t know what this meant. Sir Humphrey explained it meant something that was achieved “slice by slice.”

    One it is achieved, like building islands in the sea, China can quite rightly say: “Well, you never objected when this happened, or this happened” and so on. And so there you have it: new bases in the South China Sea, or the gradual move to taking Taiwan, and Lo – a new and stronger China emerges.

    A slow but steady build-up rather like Germany in the 1930s. It will be interesting to see where China is in 2030.

  24. Some History

    Good segue.

    Don’t You Know It’s Magic (1972) – John Farnham

  25. Armadillo

    If there is a payout going on then someone wants to get their hands on it.

    $500,000 reward according to tonight’s show. Someone “in the know” will be thinking pretty hard tonight.

  26. OneWorldGovernment

    cohenite
    #2728259, posted on June 4, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Nunes is impressive. Gowdy looks like a weasel. Downer is weird. Who else was involved or did fishnet do it himself.

    no no no.

    Rae says that fishnet only did that once for some party!

    Makes you wonder though when the black hands from south unaustralia shove their fist up Australia’s arse!

    When do we start bombing Mayo?

  27. Bruce in WA

    Sir Richard Burton?

    Not Sunday night, but here’s some Sunday night viewing. Turn the volume up.

  28. Makka

    The Resistance is growing but probably too late;

    Bologna: Italy’s new Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini started his new role by declaring his country could no longer serve as “Europe’s refugee camp”, as he pledged to press European Union officials for asylum law reform.

  29. Steve trickler

    Clever.

    A very fitting piss take on the PC brigade.

    Alternative Math | Short Film



  30. OneWorldGovernment

    Top Ender
    #2728262, posted on June 4, 2018 at 10:10 pm

    China is good at salami tactics.

    Jim Hacker in Yes Minister didn’t know what this meant. Sir Humphrey explained it meant something that was achieved “slice by slice.”

    One it is achieved, like building islands in the sea, China can quite rightly say: “Well, you never objected when this happened, or this happened” and so on. And so there you have it: new bases in the South China Sea, or the gradual move to taking Taiwan, and Lo – a new and stronger China emerges.

    A slow but steady build-up rather like Germany in the 1930s. It will be interesting to see where China is in 2030.

    ch started about 2008, if not before.

    Philippine folk were reporting it because their fishing boats got bashed away but no-one took notice.

    Some people have reported Dutch Arabians going through to the South of the Philippines especially after some people being offered US$’s to train!

    Some people just report this shit to American ex-whatever and hope someone takes notice.

    Australia’s mob are fucking useless and under the thrall of Jungians.

  31. rickw

    Alan Joyce has indicated that Ben Dover will be handling the matter.

    The buggery leprechaun does realise that China will put deviants like him up against the wall first?

  32. cohenite

    Homo activist Burns’ pursuit of Gaynor has been circumvented by a HC decision limiting NCAT’s jurisdiction:

    https://www.lawsociety.com.au/sites/default/files/2018-06/Constitutional%20from%20LSJ_June%202018-2.pdf

  33. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    A slow but steady build-up rather like Germany in the 1930s. It will be interesting to see where China is in 2030.

    On the precipice of a demographic apocalypse.

  34. DrBeauGan

    Bruce in WA, the toccata was great!!

  35. zyconoclast

    While driving, I heard Jaquie Jaquie Lambie on Q&A
    Is she their new go to retard bogan?

  36. Bruce in WA
    #2728306, posted on June 4, 2018 at 10:37 pm

    ROLLERBALL

  37. OneWorldGovernment

    https://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2018/06/282922.htm

    Press Statement
    Mike Pompeo
    Secretary of State
    Washington, DC
    June 3, 2018

    On the 29th anniversary of the violent suppression of peaceful demonstrations in and around Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, we remember the tragic loss of innocent lives.

    As Liu Xiaobo wrote in his 2010 Nobel Peace Prize speech, delivered in absentia, “the ghosts of June 4th have not yet been laid to rest.”

    We join others in the international community in urging the Chinese government to make a full public accounting of those killed, detained or missing; to release those who have been jailed for striving to keep the memory of Tiananmen Square alive; and to end the continued harassment of demonstration participants and their families.

    The United States views the protection of human rights as a fundamental duty of all countries, and we urge the Chinese government to respect the universal rights and fundamental freedoms of all citizens.

  38. Bruce in WA

    Oh, you play the drums in Mummy and Daddy’s garage?

    That’s naice (/Mrs Brown)

  39. Steve trickler

    Bruce in WA
    #2728273, posted on June 4, 2018 at 10:18 pm.

    Excellent.

  40. JC

    This country has gone freaking crazy. The two supermarkets are in the process of banning the sale of plastic straws. You know, we’re nowhere reaching peak leftism yet. I once someone refer to the peak as leftwing singularity. We’re nowhere near the top.

  41. Bruce in WA

    The two supermarkets are in the process of banning the sale of plastic straws.

    Already banned on cruise ships — can’t even take your own on board.

  42. zyconoclast

    David Pocock fears anti-gay social media posts by professional athletes will reverse steps taken to make sports more inclusive, but says his differing views with Israel Folau won’t affect Wallabies harmony.

    A rejuvenated Pocock is oozing excitement about the chance to wear Wallabies gold again as he prepares to make his Test comeback in Australia’s three-game series against Ireland.

    Oozing excitement?
    I think they have an antibiotic for that.

  43. JC

    There are a lot of people here who fulminate against leftists and their acts of insanity. I hate to break it to you, but you will go mad doing this, as there is no end in sight leftist lunacy will stop being imposed on the rest of us. It has to get to the point where the average person will vomit at the thought of leftism.

    They actually banned plastic straws! Think about that for a sec.

  44. zyconoclast

    Umpires were forced to call off a girls’ football match in Melbourne’s inner north-west after the game descended into an all-in melee which saw players “slapping each other”.

    The “brutal” fight, involving “a whole heap” of players, took place in the last quarter of the under-18s Essendon Doutta Stars and Tullamarine match at Buckley Park in Essendon on Sunday.

  45. JC

    The add to the plastic straw ban, CBA was fined for $700 million for allegedly taking an easy approach to transferring money around the world.

    How is that possibly justified other than through leftist logic? That’s just stealing.

  46. Geriatric mayfly

    The two supermarkets are in the process of banning the sale of plastic straws.

    I gather it has something to do with protecting marine life. So it cannot be all that bad. I recall when ring tops were totally detachable from drink cans. These in turn were being ingested by fish. The problem was quickly solved by making the rings fixed to the can. I imagine straws will undergo some modification as well.

  47. Makka

    They actually banned plastic straws! Think about that for a sec.

    When our schools devoted taxpayer money, school time and teacher resources to teaching our kids abo languages, not spoken or known outside of bumfuck Bushville NT I knew then we were beyond help.

  48. OneWorldGovernment

    JC
    #2728343, posted on June 4, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    There are a lot of people here who fulminate against leftists and their acts of insanity. I hate to break it to you, but you will go mad doing this, as there is no end in sight leftist lunacy will stop being imposed on the rest of us. It has to get to the point where the average person will vomit at the thought of leftism.

    They actually banned plastic straws! Think about that for a sec.

    PM Theresa May thinks it’s a jolly good thing to outlaw the straw.

    She also thinks that no-one should ever talk about that scum Tommy Robinson.

    Be careful JC.

    The AFP straw police will track you down if you protest too much

  49. JC

    How do you justify any of what you’ve said, mayfly.

    It’s ridiculous.

  50. zyconoclast

    When our schools devoted taxpayer money, school time and teacher resources to teaching our kids abo languages, not spoken or known outside of bumfuck Bushville NT I knew then we were beyond help.

    That is a noun and verb in that part of the world.

  51. zyconoclast

    MI6 advert seeks to ditch ‘mythical’ James Bond image

    Security service says it hopes advert showing a mother comforting her child will help recruit more diverse workforce

    To help improve diversity, the agency is reviewing some of the nationality criteria. Currently, candidates must be British and have at least one parent who is British or has substantial ties to Britain. Having one foreign-born parent rules out many potential recruits.

  52. JC

    Makka

    I think you just live your life as well as you can and try to ignore it. This push and push to where everything is leftism … the repudiation will be absolutely fucking ugly.

    I had to go a police station today to get something signed/witnessed. I had a young cop who was flamboyantly gay at the counter helping me out.

    Just live your life and quietly watch it all go to shit.

  53. Makka

    I mean, what’s the abo word for wheel, billy tin, trousers , house…? They didn’t have a clue about them until they were hit with the civilization bat a couple hundred years ago. Of what use is a language to our kids that drones on about lizards, rivers, rocks, sky and snakes?

  54. Steve trickler

    Plastic bags no longer available at my local. New laws. Banned.

    But, you can buy a “reusable” plastic bag for 10 cents.

  55. JC

    Security service says it hopes advert showing a mother comforting her child will help recruit more diverse workforce

    Huh, almost snap.

    I had a young cop who was flamboyantly gay at the counter helping me out.

  56. zyconoclast

    An advertisement that shows the diversity of the force – and a cheeky sense of humour – has been released by New Zealand police. The video features 70 staff members from a range of ethnic backgrounds and is designed to boost law enforcement numbers. It has been viewed more than 1.7m times.

  57. JC

    Of what use is a language to our kids that drones on about lizards, rivers, rocks, sky and snakes?

    After Latin, then German and then English, it’s the new international language of science and engineering. Stop knocking it.

  58. Snoopy

    I had to go a police station today to get something signed/witnessed. I had a young cop who was flamboyantly gay at the counter helping me out.

    Poor kid’s gaydar was off the scale.

  59. max

    Just live your life and quietly watch it all go to shit.

    You see a lot of Asians in Australia , kids in high schools and unis, doing just that.

  60. Snoopy

    Peanut Head won’t be enjoying Richo on PML.

  61. Makka

    You see a lot of Asians in Australia , kids in high schools and unis, doing just that.

    Yep. Head down, arse up working away at their futures. Strong families.

  62. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    I mean, what’s the abo word for wheel, billy tin, trousers , house…?

    “Boiling water,antibiotics, Royal Flying Doctor, written language..”

  63. zyconoclast

    UK Labour’s flagship human rights campaign – which has attacked low-wage jobs and argued in favour of banning zero-hours contractsis using unpaid volunteer interns to carry out its work. Labour Campaign for Human Rights has recruited dozens of ‘volunteers’ over the past five years. Despite the roles being unpaid, the ‘volunteers’ are required to commit 2-3 hours per week, and there are only a limited number of positions available. LCHR’s advisory board includes Sadiq Khan, Keir Starmer (who has appeared as their guest of honour), Stephen Twigg, Andy Slaughter, Catherine West, Clive Lewis and Corbyn adviser Katy Clark.

    Work undertaken by unpaid ‘volunteers’ includes roles advertised as ‘Communications Officer’ and ‘Activism Coordinator’. This February six were taken on to “help us run our campaign on Brexit & human rights”. In January two ‘recent graduates or students’ were asked to help with events, write articles and liaise with MPs. These are clearly jobs that merit payment. Apparently the Labour Campaign for Human Rights isn’t so big on the right to be paid for your work…

  64. JC

    You see a lot of Asians in Australia , kids in high schools and unis, doing just that.

    You can’t stop it, Max. It’s all systems go for leftism. The only optimistic thing is that historically all leftist revolutions like the one we’re living through in the West eventually turn to shit. You end up with a period of serious repression where the worst are taken out and we get back to some sort of normality. … I hope.

  65. JC

    You see a lot of Asians in Australia , kids in high schools and unis, doing just that.

    The Asian vote in the US is around 65% for leftism and there is no reason to believe it’s much different here. How does that help anything?

  66. C.L.

    Just tried to buy a book on Amazon. Forgot about the Turnbull bollard.
    Priced an Australian-sold copy.
    $60+.
    What a shithole joke this country now is.

  67. Makka

    Just live your life and quietly watch it all go to shit.

    It won’t be in Australia, if I can help it.

  68. Bruce in WA

    Breaking: Anyone here from WA with a rifle calibre over 300 WM, expect a letter from WAPOL demanding immediate justification from it, or confiscation.

  69. JC

    It won’t be in Australia, if I can help it.

    First of all, you not here and haven’t been for a while, as you’re in the dark continent earning money.

    WTF are you going to do, write an angry letter to leftists in the same style as Hans Blix?

    I hope I don’t have to start calling you Makka Blix from now on. This is a massive bush fire that’s gone through every nook and cranny of this country. It will take a massive crisis to kill it.

    Face facts, we’re fucked.

  70. cohenite

    Breaking: Anyone here from WA with a rifle calibre over 300 WM, expect a letter from WAPOL demanding immediate justification from it, or confiscation.

    So the 308 is out?

  71. Makka

    Just tried to buy a book on Amazon. Forgot about the Turnbull bollard.
    Priced an Australian-sold copy.
    $60+.

    Yesterday I bought a 700ml botthe of Bundaberg Rum. Off the shelf in an everyday supermarket in Africa. Oz$25. In Oz that’s often over $45. So with a nice profit, it can be sold overseas after shipping, importation costs and duties, warehousing and shelving costs nearly 40% cheaper on the other side of the world.

    That’s how much we are being shafted. Think ; energy, food, fuel, communications, cars etc. The markups and taxes are obscene. And it’s not enough, ScoMo needs to shaft us further on GST for o/seas purchases. Shithole alright.

  72. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Breaking: Anyone here from WA with a rifle calibre over 300 WM, expect a letter from WAPOL demanding immediate justification from it, or confiscation

    Glad I handed in the old .303, when we left the farm

  73. Makka

    Face facts, we’re fucked.

    Obviously. I said that already.

  74. Makka

    In Oz that’s often over $45.

    Typo; often over $40.

  75. Bruce in WA

    Additionally, anyone with what WAPOL defines as “large calibre” can expect increased short notice, random storage inspections.

  76. Bruce in WA

    Breaking: Anyone here from WA with a rifle calibre over 300 WM, expect a letter from WAPOL demanding immediate justification from it, or confiscation.

    So the 308 is out?

    Dunno yet. Imagine it’s based on “power”, so perhaps .308 could be OK?

  77. max

    It will take a massive crisis to kill it.

    I agree. That is the only way: our rude awakening.

  78. JC

    I recall the election in Victoria that resulted in throwing out a hugely successful liberal government under Jeff Kennett. I had watched from a distance and thought that he had done an excellent job over the 7 or 8 years, but the talk was that he had become too arrogant and the punters decided to go for a retard like Steve Bracks. Bracks gave us Hulls, who stacked the judiciary something awful.

    Kennett was chucked because he was a little arrogant. What a mess this place is.

  79. C.L.

    Labor Party and its supporters fund attempted murderer:

    PM pub abuser on attempted murder charge.

    A man fined for abusing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at a Brisbane pub is behind bars after being charged with attempted murder.

    Nicholas John Gordon, 26, was taken into custody on Sunday after allegedly attacking a woman whom he knew.

    She suffered significant facial injuries and cuts to her hands in the incident at a Carina Heights home.

    Gordon didn’t apply for bail when he came before Brisbane Magistrates Court briefly on Monday.

    He made national headlines last month after hurling abuse at Mr Turnbull during a “politics in the pub” event at Carindale.

    He was later fined $756 over the incident, and former ALP senator Sam Dastayari set up a web page asking for donations to “buy him a beer”.

    It has so far received $1079, more than enough to pay the fine.

    Opposition leader Bill Shorten said at the time that “if you’re a politician who doesn’t expect a bit of advice from the cheap seats, well then you’re dreaming.”

    It’s no exaggeration to say that ALP support for Gordon encouraged the near bashing to death of a woman.

  80. Oh come on

    How counterproductive is the plastic bag ban going to be?

    Firstly, what minute proportion of total landfill does the plastic from the soon-to-be illegal plastic bags occupy? Don’t quote tonnes of waste or however many times a week’s worth of plastic shopping bags will wrap around the world. The answers may seem a lot (particularly to earnest primary school children), but let’s see the amount in perspective with the total amounts of other waste that we aren’t outlawing.

    Now. How many plastic bags can be manufactured for the energy and material required to manufacture one green bag? How many times is a green bag used, on average, to do the job of a disposable plastic bag before the green bag is discarded or misplaced?

    ‘Single use’ plastic shopping bags are re-used by many for bagging rubbish and other purposes, but let’s just stick with bagging rubbish for now. The plastic bags are going, but we still need rubbish bags, so I guess we’ll have to start buying genuinely single use rubbish bags. How much extra waste is this generating? How does it compare to the waste generated by plastic shopping bags?

    Lots of people are going to forget their green bags all the time when they go shopping and, on many occasions, they will not purchase a bag or enough bags to carry their goods. Result? Additional dropped and spoilt/broken grocery items than if groceries were bagged without charge. What is the environmental impact of this additional wastage, and how does it compare to that of ‘single use’ plastic shopping bags?

    I’m sure there are more but that’s what I could come up with in a pinch. It’s all but guaranteed that the plastic bag ban will quickly end up being counterproductive on the very bases used to justify the ban.

  81. max

    Industries with a future in Australia:

    1. Illegal cigarettes

    2. Gun running

  82. Makka

    That is the only way: our rude awakening.

    Yep, 2 terms of modern Labor should do it. It’s our only hope.

  83. JC

    OCO

    Don’t confuse logic and good policy as that doesn’t apply anymore. There will be no reflection on how “counterproductive” the bag and straw ban will be, because leftists no longer think that way. They don’t care.

    The things they care about are like religious experiences to them.

    I recall there were conversations here about how badly the Kenyan was doing in terms of getting the US economy moving along. The realization then hit me. He didn’t care about economic growth, as that was third order objective.

    Leftists no longer care about efficiency and economic growth. In fact they don’t want these things.

  84. Bruce in WA

    Industries with a future in Australia:

    1. Illegal cigarettes

    2. Gun running

    3. Black market straws and plastic bags

    4. Full-sugar soft drinks

    5. Red meat

    6. ICEs

  85. max

    Labor/ Liberal here in Australia won’t change what’s coming. It will start somewhere else, perhaps Europe or China, and the dominoes will crash.

  86. Makka

    Leftists no longer care about efficiency and economic growth. In fact they don’t want these things.

    They haven’t cared about or wanted those things since Marx. For them it’s only about authoritarian control and exercising power.

  87. JC

    Labor/ Liberal here in Australia won’t change what’s coming. It will start somewhere else, perhaps Europe or China, and the dominoes will crash.

    Yea, I agree with that. I won’t start here, but like most things will be imported.

  88. C.L.

    This made me laugh …
    We live an age of camera-toting busy-bodies masquerading as Good Samaritans …
    From the UK Daily Mail:

    Shopper’s fury as dog is left ‘howling and crying’ inside a hot car for 20 minutes in a Sainsbury’s car park as temperatures soared to 75F.

    That’s under 24 degrees, celsius.
    That dog is not distressed. It’s wondering WTF all those idiots are doing staring at it.

  89. OneWorldGovernment

    JC
    #2728381, posted on June 4, 2018 at 11:58 pm

    I recall the election in Victoria that resulted in throwing out a hugely successful liberal government under Jeff Kennett. I had watched from a distance and thought that he had done an excellent job over the 7 or 8 years, but the talk was that he had become too arrogant and the punters decided to go for a retard like Steve Bracks. Bracks gave us Hulls, who stacked the judiciary something awful.

    Kennett was chucked because he was a little arrogant. What a mess this place is.

    Jeff Kennett was and is a tucking lier and a full on useless arrogant human being. Mate of zuckwit Mal Fraser.

    I noticed that the useless prick got a job with Beyond Blue and his tenure there was followed by Gillard which just shows that birds of a feather flock together.

    Even back then the so called liberals were worming up the arze of whomever.

    That Bracks came along is fully liberal disfunction that they wanted.

    Zucking Liberal Party of Australia/Victoria.

    I would burn their zucking offices down and knee cap the so called leadership.

    And tell me nothing about the xunt Peter Costello.

  90. max

    Iceland and Greece have foreshadowed what the opening salvo will look like.

    Cash withdrawals limited to 60 units a day.

    Cryptos useless unless you’re running a Swiss account.

  91. Bruce in WA

    Expected fuck all from our sweaty ex-Navy lawyer Labor Premier — and to date I have been far from disappointed!

    Night all.

  92. Oh come on

    I know, JC. I know. You know what is really, really sad? We’ve been here before. Well, we have in WA. Possibly in other states too, I don’t know. But anyway, here the plastic bags have been banned before, it was subsequently determined that the ban actually exacerbated the problems the ban was supposed to minimise, the ban was abandoned, the major supermarkets started providing free plastic bags again.

    It was a state ban, though. A federal ban is a different kettle of fish. Like Trumble’s ban on incandescent lightbulbs. Every time I replace a stupid crappy overpriced lightbulb that blew after a few months with another stupid crappy overpriced lightbulb – when an incandescent would have done the job for years – it is obvious to me that the purported energy savings is a false economy. However, the incandescents will never come back. The feds will never admit they were wrong. It’s bipartisan.

  93. max

    Kennett’s treasurer was – well – a treasure.

    They made a great team.

  94. Bruce in WA

    However, the incandescents will never come back. The feds will never admit they were wrong. It’s bipartisan.

    God, how I wish you were mistaken. But you’re not.

  95. None

    The army has now reached peak stupid as has The Daily Telegraph reporting:

    ARMY WANTS ‘XENA WARRIORS’, NOT PRINCESSES

    EXCLUSIVE ARMY chiefs have been urged to embrace the fighting spirit of Xena: Warrior Princess to form all-women combat units and to follow principles used by Batman in forming the Justice League to improve the modern army.

    who f****** needs Sarah Sea Patrol when you have the ADF chiefs.

  96. OneWorldGovernment

    Bruce in WA
    #2728387, posted on June 5, 2018 at 12:13 am

    Industries with a future in Australia:

    1. Illegal cigarettes

    2. Gun running

    3. Black market straws and plastic bags

    4. Full-sugar soft drinks

    5. Red meat

    6. ICEs

    7. Cleaning up after home invasions

    8, Policing neighbourhoods

    9. Protecting schools, hospitals and ambulance/fire brigades

    10. Shotgun carrying guards outside of most shops.

  97. None

    It’s no exaggeration to say that ALP support for Gordon encouraged the near bashing to death of a woman.

    Yep. The asswipe gave her facial injuries – that signals uber nasty and personal. Heading for fatal

  98. Oh come on

    Breaking: SCOTUS found in favour of the Colorado Christian baker.

  99. C.L.

    None’s link and story:

    Army Major tells chief they need to base teamwork on Batman in Justice League.

    ARMY chiefs have been urged to embrace the fighting spirit of Xena: Warrior Princess to form all-women combat units. But it appears one fantasy role model is not enough — they’ve also been told to follow principles used by Batman in forming the Justice League to improve the modern army.

    The suggestions are contained in a discussion paper on the official army website, which says society is on the cusp of a “Xena Return” as warrior women reach their full potential and the Army should move quickly to exploit this advantage.

    “Don’t be scared of Xena, enable her and get out of the way,” says the document, referencing the cult ’90s TV series starring Lucy Lawless.

    But author Major Elizabeth Boulton suggests Xena platoons perhaps should not be subject to male physical standards.

    “Army should aim to be the home of ‘Xena’ personalities (no matter what they look like on the outside and what form their strength comes in — which of course is not always physical),” she says in the 237-page paper.

    “The idea of using all-female teams is untapped in the Australian Army. Should the physical standard be lowered for women seeking to join the Special Forces (SF) or should a female only SF capability be established?”

    Major Boulton’s introduction to the paper advised top brass to follow the principles Batman used to form the Justice League of superheroes to ensure future battlefield needs are met by using the widest possible skill set.

    “To face the threats of the future, (Batman) realises he needs to assemble a super team, people with widely different skills but who, in common, are good and strong of heart,” she wrote.

    The latest push for female inclusion in the military comes after The Daily Telegraph revealed last week that only 24 of 154 women have passed physical fitness tests and joined a combat unit. It follows the publication last year of a paper by an Army captain deployed in the Middle East suggesting sending prostitutes to “service” combat soldiers on the front line to relieve stress.

    Major Boulton, who joined the ADF in 1990 and was deployed in East Timor and Iraq, consulted 20 members of the Army to prepare the paper.

    But former Army officer Bernard Gaynor said: “This document reaches peak levels of insanity. It is political correctness on steroids. It is beyond lunacy. The fact it was published at all shows that senior leadership within the Army have lost all touch with reality.”

  100. Fisky

    Leftists must accept that they have been defeated, and they will like it! From now on, Christian bakers get to bake whatever they want, and smarmy, dishonest gay activist trolls will be declined service, told to leave the premises, and they will have no legal gestapo options at all. Eat shit, scum, you lose bigly!

  101. None

    An advertisement that shows the diversity of the force – and a cheeky sense of humour – has been released by New Zealand police. The video features 70 staff members from a range of ethnic backgrounds and is designed to boost law enforcement numbers. It has been viewed more than 1.7m times.

    All the people who did the stunts in that ad wrte men. All the women did was run. New Zealand cops are so fantastic that we get all their crins over here. There is a disproportionately high number of New Zealanders in our jails and most of the one-punch killers hete are Kiwis.

  102. Fisky

    Christians should march into homosexual bakeries and demand they bake cakes with Bible verses on them. Hopefully, the SCOTUS will find that all homosexuals are required to paste Leviticus verses on cakes, based on the new legal doctrine that anything Leftists want, they don’t get, and anything they don’t want, they have rammed down their throats.

    This is how the world works now, and Leftists must outwardly show that they like it.

  103. C.L.

    A Q&A with “Major” Elizabeth Boulton here.

    A snippet:

    Q: Army is still often perceived as an extremely masculine work environment – is this view now dated?

    A: Yes, that is definitely dated. Even just recently I saw some media coverage about men in the field, and the wives left at home, and I felt a bit irritated. Nowadays we have some male partners staying at home looking after the kids while their female partners deploy. However that view ignores gay people as well.

    She is studying for a PhD in “climate change” – which will no doubt terrify the Taliban.

    It’s time for a new age of Enlightenment: why climate change needs 60,000 artists to tell its story.

    To overcome this impasse, climate communication needs to engage people at a philosophical, sensory and feeling level. People need to be able to feel and touch the new climate reality; to explore unfamiliar emotional terrain and be helped to conceive their existence differently.

    How is this to be done? The world must turn to its artists: storytellers, film-makers; musicians; painters and multi-media wizards, to name a few.

  104. C.L.

    DRUDGE sums it up:

    SUPREMES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BAKE THAT CAKE!

    An utter humiliation and and an unrecoverable, infamous rout for gay lobby leftists.

  105. Oh come on

    It’s so good. You know what? If Hillary had have won in 2016, the Christian baker would have lost 7-2. Thomas and Alito would have voted for – there’s your 2. Justice Whoopi Goldberg, in the place of Gorsuch, would have voted against. And of course Roberts and Kennedy would have soiled themselves and voted with the Executive (admittedly, Kennedy would have soiled himself anyway). Plus the emboldened liberal 4.

    That’s 7-2 for the gaystapo *if*…..Hillary had’ve won.

  106. C.L.

    A furious and emotionally destroyed New York Times:

    Supreme Court Sides With Baker Who Turned Away Gay Couple.

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sided with a Colorado baker on Monday in a closely watched case pitting gay rights against claims of religious freedom.

    Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, writing for the majority in the 7-2 decision, relied on narrow grounds, saying a state commission had violated the Constitution’s protection of religious freedom in ruling against the baker, who had refused to create a custom wedding cake for a gay couple.

    Narrow grounds! Ahahahahahaha.

  107. Oh come on

    SCOTUS is that capricious.

    Anyone who pulled the lever for Trump solely on the basis of his judicial picks must be feeling pretty damn good right now.

  108. None

    I can’t see how it’s a narrow when it’s actually a very sensible judgement that also calls out the nasty gaystapo types. Well done to the to liberal judges he also saw sense:

    The justices, in a 7-2 decision, faulted the Colorado Civil Rights Commission’s handling of the claims brought against Jack Phillips, saying it had showed a hostility to religion. In doing so, the commission violated his religious rights under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

  109. Snoopy

    The Supreme Court sided with a Colorado baker on Monday in a closely watched case pitting gay rights against claims of religious freedom.

    They’re definitely feeling butthurt.

  110. None

    She is studying for a PhD in “climate change” – which will no doubt terrify the Taliban.

    it gets worse by the minute. She’s worse than Sea Patrol she’s just another tax hoovering leftist fwit.

  111. Oh come on

    LOL the NYT is soooooooooo incredibly butthurt. Look at the colossally whiny conclusion to the article linked above:

    The Supreme Court has long recognized a First Amendment right not to be forced to speak, they said. In 1977, for instance, the court ruled that New Hampshire could not require people to display license plates bearing the state’s motto, “Live Free or Die.”

    Get that you knuckle-dragging God-botherers? SCOTUS has ruled you cannot be forced to display something that reads “Live Free Or Die”! Take that.

    The gaystapo are supposed to find this sign off as ironic, poignant, perhaps bitter. Like all collectivists, they just don’t get it.

  112. None

    God The Daily Telegraph are such prepubescent tossers: Barnaby’s $150k interview a ratings flop. Even the Sydney Morning Herald points out it was a surprise TV show ratings winner for the TV show which aired it. But more importantly not one DailyvTelegrapg journalist is outraged that one or more of our parliamentarians thought to have a baby killed for political expediency.

  113. Oh come on

    Snap, snoopy. So very, very butthurt.

  114. stackja

    Kennedy supporting religious freedom. Kennedy supported Roe/Wade. Kennedy supported homosexuals in the past.

  115. None

    Bernard Gaynor is more dangerous outside the army then in it. I’m glad people are finding him a useful contact. He’s given the media scoop after scoop but the arsehole media don’t give a toss about the vexatious claims being made by the gaystapo against him, not unlike the vexatious serial claimant harassing Sonia Kruger at the moment

  116. None

    Kennedy is about to die and half senile. Hill stand before the only judge that matters soon.

  117. OneWorldGovernment

    It’s fortunate that UNaustralia have our very own HRC, Human Rights Counsel, and we can ignore that foolish decision made in some court in America.

  118. None

    Why should the identity of that man be kept secret? Why should he be protected from the Justice he so richly deserves? And why isn’t the Chic who performed that second marriage not in jail with him?

  119. None

    Any girl who goes to Lebanon and returns with a husband should be instantly taken away from that man – almost certainly guaranteed a forced marriage and married to a freaking lunatic. Said lunatic should be sent back to Lebanon and barred from reentry for life if the woman complains or the family complains they can go back with him

  120. Oh come on

    Interesting how the NYT are focusing like a frikkin laser on Kennedy’s vote. It wasn’t even a swing vote! 7-2, ya dickheads! Who gives a shit what Kennedy wrote? Two of the four consistently liberal justices voted against it! Isn’t that worth further investigation, rather than parsing Kennedy’s judgement?

    Oh yeah, that’s right. Kennedy tipped the scales in favour of SSM because of the feelz. Poor lefties. They thought a majority of SCOTUS justices would be consistent in their disregard for the constitution when ruling.

    You could almost feel sorry for the stupid fuckers. They’re just coming around to the fact you can never rely on SCOTUS to do either its job or not do its job?

  121. OneWorldGovernment

    The prosecutor argued his extremist Islamic beliefs had influenced the killer….

  122. Oh come on

    Drudge’s lead image is awesome.

  123. Oh come on

    Damn it’s a shit cake anyway.

  124. Fisky

    Can someone please point me to any evidence proving there was a serving US President between 2009-2017? I’ve looked around, but can’t find any traces of a human having occupied the office.

  125. OneWorldGovernment

    Fisky
    #2728431, posted on June 5, 2018 at 1:35 am

    Can someone please point me to any evidence proving there was a serving US President between 2009-2017? I’ve looked around, but can’t find any traces of a human having occupied the office.

    Maybe check the planet of the apes?

  126. Fisky

    I vaguely remember there being a lot of excitement c.2008 about some Senator guy. Not sure what happened to him.

  127. OneWorldGovernment

    Fisky
    #2728434, posted on June 5, 2018 at 1:41 am

    I vaguely remember there being a lot of excitement c.2008 about some Senator guy. Not sure what happened to him.

    America was the only country in the world where CO2 production went down.

  128. OneWorldGovernment

    Mind you 97% of scientists ignore CO2 belching out from above ground and under water Volcanoes AND forest fires and burning off.

  129. Oh come on

    Well what happened was that the God-President who served the two terms after GWB subsequently realised he had been sent down to Earth “ten or twenty years too soon”, so he travelled forward in time and will start his first term in 2036. The stupid fucker didn’t repair the tear in the space-time continuum, though, which explains the confusing gap. Yep, he’s going to be that incompetent. Worst saviour ever.

  130. None

    So has Brian Burston joined the Liberals yet?

  131. Oh come on

    Drudge has upgraded the Christian baker ruling to a red text headline. Hahaha

  132. OneWorldGovernment

    I demand that all coal fired power stations be shut down NOW so I can have cheap solar and wind power electricity.

    And if Lucy and Mal don’t do it immediately then it is proof positive that Lucy and Mal are in the pay of fossil fuel cartel.

  133. OneWorldGovernment

    We demand that only Lesbien, Bisexual, Queer and Transexual teachers be allowed in schools.

    For the equality.

    No men of course.

    And any ho that has befouled its self by birthing a thing should also be banned from teaching as your child may get the wrong idea.

  134. OneWorldGovernment

    We demand that the head of the ADF wear a dress to show inclusiveness.

  135. Death Giraffe

    I should put some smiley faces after my last post, least people think I reslly wsnt to fight Stimpy.
    That is how half these things start you know!

  136. OneWorldGovernment

    We demand that glorious immigrants that arrive undocumented be placed in Point Piper and Toorak.

  137. OneWorldGovernment

    We demand that company taxation be 75% of their sales. After all, if it wasn’t for us buying their stuff they would have nothing at all.

  138. None

    We demand that glorious immigrants that arrive undocumented be placed in Point Piper and Toorak.

    good idea

  139. OneWorldGovernment

    I hope it demands “x” schools.

  140. None

    Forget China, it’s worse

    The ANU has taken millions from Dubai, Iran and Turkey, raising queries about its rejection of a Western civilisation 

    Iran?

  141. We demand that the head of the ADF wear a dress to show inclusiveness.

    Thanks for the suggestion, however Admiral Shindy shall be wearing a Burkha.

  142. We demand that only Lesbien, Bisexual, Queer and Transexual teachers be allowed in schools.
    For the equality.
    No men of course.

    Homophobe!

  143. Barnaby has a political future after all:

    Barnaby Joyce has been urged to consider his political ­future by John Anderson, amid a push for his political comeback.

    The second-biggest dickhead to ever lead the National Party says Barnaby should go.
    Barnaby must stay!

  144. None

    I didn’t understand it as John Annderson saying he should go but just to be careful about what he does and to consider Sebastian’s future. This is the media trying to take the role that is rightfully ours as voters.

  145. OneWorldGovernment

    Serena at the Pub
    #2728452, posted on June 5, 2018 at 3:20 am

    We demand that only Lesbien, Bisexual, Queer and Transexual teachers be allowed in schools.
    For the equality.
    No men of course.

    Homophobe!

    no no no
    men are only excluded because patriarchy

  146. None

    Interesting. Campion suggested that it was National Party conservative(s) who suggested she have an abortion and yet today we have Turnbull rejecting the claim. Isn’t up to the leader of the nationals whatever his name is to reject it? For the record I have no reason to disbelieve Vikki Campion on this. No one in politics is a shrinking violet. They’re all bastards to some degree or another. This is a typical move of anyone working in Canberra. I hope some other women find the courage to step up and spill the beans. A different kind of #metoo movement.

  147. Leigh Lowe

    Mark Knight’s scrapyard is not bad.
    Better than some of his recent stuff.

  148. Tom

    Sarah Sanders’ Monday masterclass in treating the White House press scum exactly as they treat Trump went like this (paraphrased):

    J’ismist: Why won’t Trump appear here to answer our questions? Why hasn’t someone told him to shut the fuck up on Twitter?

    Sanders: Because it wouldn’t change the way you misrepresent him. And he uses Twitter to bypass you clowns. Hahaha!

    There were about three genuine questions in the entire briefing. The rest were attempted gotchas.

    Then I had to switch off when CNN’s man inside Fox News, Shepard Smith, came on for his daily Get Trump disinformation hour, with all his lefty press scum mates sprinkled through the hour as a supporting cast. Smith isn’t a journo – just another -Trump-deranged activist like Jim Acosta — but is used by Fox as a troll, so the lefty zombies fleeing CNN in their hundreds of thousands can tune in for some comfort food before the pro-Trump night shift.

  149. Tom

    Dumbing down Australia update — wage rises are free money from the magic money tree:

    Almost two-thirds of voters believe increasing the minimum wage will create jobs, a new poll has found.

    The Australian Council of Trade Unions-commissioned poll of more than 1500 people was done shortly before Friday’s Fair Work Commission annual ruling on the national minimum wage.

    The commission boosted pay for Australia’s lowest-paid workers by 3.5 per cent to $719.20 a week, or $18.93 an hour.

    The poll found 64.2 per cent of those polled supported the idea that expanding the minimum wage would increase the amount people have to spend, creating demand and jobs.

    Almost 36 per cent of voters agreed a minimum wage rise would increase costs for small business, costing jobs.

    The ACTU had been calling for a $50 rise, while employers were arguing for a $13 a week increase for more than 2.3 million Australians.

    ACTU secretary Sally McManus said big business had too much power and wanted to cut wages to make themselves richer.

    AAP didn’t say who conducted the poll, but it’s obviously the work of the Ponds Institute.

  150. Bruce of Newcastle

    Almost two-thirds of voters believe increasing the minimum wage will create jobs, a new poll has found.

    That’s what 40 years of a Marxist school curriculum gets you. Sigh.

  151. Top Ender

    I heard Jaquie Jaquie Lambie on Q&A
    Is she their new go to retard bogan?

    JJ is currently unemployed. Reckons she will get back into politics.

    Doubtless ABC fly her to the studio, put her up, and give her a handsome fee.

    Curious.

  152. Tel

    To overcome this impasse, climate communication needs to engage people at a philosophical, sensory and feeling level. People need to be able to feel and touch the new climate reality; to explore unfamiliar emotional terrain and be helped to conceive their existence differently.

    How is this to be done? The world must turn to its artists: storytellers, film-makers; musicians; painters and multi-media wizards, to name a few.

    In brief: they intend to crank up the bullshit level.

    That’s unlikely to work, people are over it and the climate really isn’t warming all that much for anyone to notice. We aren’t running out of polar bears and it’s perfectly normal for glaciers to break off and float in the ocean, it’s been happening since forever.

  153. Tel

    Mark Knight’s scrapyard is not bad.
    Better than some of his recent stuff.

    Everyone writes off PeaHon which is weird because she still has plenty of voter support. Strange how quickly the pundits forget that the reason PeaHon did badly in Queensland is the major parties closed ranks and the Libs instructed their followers to preference Labor, leading to an ALP victory.

  154. Tel

    The second-biggest dickhead to ever lead the National Party says Barnaby should go.
    Barnaby must stay!

    So sorry, but Barnaby should quietly and gracefully retire from politics. He once served a useful purpose as a debt hawk, but nowadays he has lost the plot and the Nats need to find a real leader who can put the nation first and leave his cock out of it.

  155. Splatacrobat

    MUM!!!!………The left are eating themselves again!!!

    The unintended consequence of building Totem Poles of Privilege. Which group is top head on the pole this week? Read on……

    “It’s arguably the most woke literary journal in the country, but Meanjin’s editor, Jonathan Green, has been forced to apologise for the latest cover, which obliterates an indigenous word, in favour of the #MeToo hashtag.

    Green, who is also an ABC presenter and former Sunday Age editor, says it was his “blindness” and “carelessness” that resulted in the word Meanjin — an indigenous word for the land upon which Brisbane now sits — on the June cover being crossed out, in order to make way for a hashtag, which in turn promotes an essay by the feminist writer, Clementine Ford.

    “I regret it. It’s a reminder of my privilege to not see what now seems so obvious,” Mr Green said yesterday.

    Ms Ford, and two other writers whose work appears in the issue, have also apologised for not seeing a problem with the cover when it first went to press and, in acknowledging the “ongoing trauma of whiteness in this country” have pledged to donate their fees to services for indigenous women.”

  156. rickw

    Let’s bring in a few thousand more like this one.

    They’ve been importing these animals since the Lebanese Civil War.

    More than 40 years of Treason by successive generations of politicians.

  157. Top Ender

    Obviously ABC like to get Jacqui-Jackie on as a guarantee of something “outrageous”:

    Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce did not have the self-control to “keep it in his pants” and is paying the political and personal price for an office affair, Jacqui Lambie believes.

    The former Tasmanian senator and leader of the Jacqui Lambie Network said Mr Joyce’s actions go “beyond a mid-life crisis”, citing the work of sailors and soldiers who spend years apart from their wives.

    “If you can’t keep it in your pants, you’re going to pay the price. It’s as simple as that and now he’s paying the price for that,” she told the ABC’s Q&A program.

    “When you’re in politics, if you haven’t got someone on the outside that’s giving you a boot up the rear end every now and then, you’re stuck in your little bubble with your entourage.”

  158. Tom

    Green, who is also an ABC presenter and former Sunday Age editor, says it was his “blindness” and “carelessness” that resulted in the word Meanjin — an indigenous word for the land upon which Brisbane now sits — on the June cover being crossed out, in order to make way for a hashtag, which in turn promotes an essay by the feminist writer, Clementine Ford.

    Green and his missus, Sally Health, have destroyed the magazine. Meanjin used to be a leftard “literary” publication, but it’s now evidently just a dumping ground for the bilious rants of Fakefacts’ anti-intellectual Lady Pages frightbats like Ford.

    Like the rest of the left’s tribal sinecures, Meanjin is now just a make-work scheme for unemployables, paid for by taxpayers, while publications like Quadrant have been defunded by the Carlton mafia that includes Green and Heath, who control the Literary Board of the Australia Council.

  159. Peter Castieau

    Did anyone watch the 4corners fake news on Russia/Trump?

    Is it worth watching a replay?

  160. John Constantine

    https://www.awa.asn.au/AWA_MBRR/Publications/Latest_News/MDBA_amps_up_strategy_to_protect_environmental_water.aspx


    “Importantly, the evidence is showing that water alone is not enough to achieve environmental change of the magnitude needed to secure the future health of the Basin system.

    “We also need works and other reforms – like those tied to the Basin Plan amendment currently before Parliament ”

    We are such a wealthy country that our trillion dollars in debt allows us to deindustrialise the agriculture of our food bowl and be unswerving in carrying out our obligation to dump the water of the murry darling basin out to sea. As we mass import millions of socialist voters from peasantistan and send them to stock welfare plantations in the basin towns, to fundamentally transform agricultural service towns into welfare service towns.

    Debtfunded.

    Comrades.

  161. John Constantine

    The policies of the left have worked though.

    Dumping the water of the murray darling basin dams unused out to sea in the middle of a dry spell, mass importing millions of disposable cannon fodder males from the demographic that panics the House of Saud and borrowing a trillion bucks:

    Made us so wealthy that ahmed from their govvie job at Australia Post can try and sell his house to a chicom warlord for forty-four million dollars.

    Comrades.

  162. Fisky;

    We are watching Downer very closely. If it even looks like he was involved in the failed anti-Trump coup, he must be hounded from all future right-wing cocktail parties and functions. Never let this man rest until he comes clean!

    Is there anyone on either sides of politics, who isn’t somehow connected to the Washington Swamp?
    The more that gets dragged up from that mess, the bigger it gets.
    ATM, it seems to cover over 50% of the Western world, and has major tributaries from the ME.

  163. calli

    Garrison then daylight. 😄

  164. Top Ender

    publications like Quadrant have been defunded by the Carlton mafia

    I wonder if people like Gina Rinehart know of Quadrant and its funding state.

    A few lazy $100k would go well towards helping its future.

  165. John Constantine

    Has their Downer ever willingly gone to a right wing function?.

    All he needs now is to hold his place sucking on the Clinton crime family teat, and he is in muddy-sty piggy heaven.

    Comrade Oinks.

  166. OWG;

    Downer is weird. Who else was involved or did fishnet do it himself.

    It’s odd that Downer is only recently become well known as “Dolly” Downer.
    Given the historical links of persons with that nickname, is someone trying to tell us something about extra curricular activities undertaken by certain Swamp Dwellers?

  167. Andreas

    He was later fined $756 over the incident [abusing Turnbull in a bar], and former ALP senator Sam Dastayari set up a web page asking for donations to “buy him a beer”.

    Wow, talk about brazen hypocrisy. Quite a different attitude when it was him being abused in a bar.

  168. Cactus

    I keep thinking we have hit peak stupid and then another thing rolls through that makes me think no – not yet.

    This plastic straw thing is so dumb. I first came across this issue in a Newtown pub with a bunch of lefties who are my friends (why cant I meet any righties?). Anyway I had bought some cocktails (my round) back from the bar and I apologised to the ladies that there were no straws at the bar. They all solemnly said, “no, of course not this is a no straw bar.” Silly me asked “what the hell is a no straw bar?” Well apparently a bunch of hipsters drinking cocktails are killing turtles by the boatload through choking on straws.

    I asked, how many straws from Newtown pubs or Australia for that matter do you think make it out into the ocean. Blank looks. I asked if straws from Newtown pubs were clogging waterways, wouldn’t you see them in Sydney Harbour from time to time. You know Sydney which has the most density of people to a major waterway in Australia? Blank looks. I proffered that while I don’t have much concrete figures to hand, but based on my travels and how the world works, if I had to guess, 90-95% of rubbish in oceans would come from developing countries river systems (Ganges/Yangtze/Nile etc). So isn’t that the problem?

    I’m getting quite the reputation for being a selfish prick. Think of the turtles why doncha?

  169. “what the hell is a no straw bar?”

    You need to visit a hay bar.

  170. Boambee John

    Oh come on
    #2728383, posted on June 5, 2018 at 12:02 am
    How counterproductive is the plastic bag ban going to be?

    I suspect that it will only be the bags at the checkout. The flimsy bags in the fruit and vegetable section will still be there, the meat will still be in plastic trays with clingwrap over them, and so on through the store.

    Pathetic virtue signalling!

  171. rickw;

    Alan Joyce has indicated that Ben Dover will be handling the matter.

    The buggery leprechaun does realise that China will put deviants like him up against the wall first?

    The Leaping Leprechaun knows that when you get to a certain level of importance, all is ignored. He, of course, like most Leftists know they are untouchable because “Important”.
    Stalin and Mao’s holiday camps were full of self deluded fools of this kind.

    After the Revolution comes the Purge, and those types always start with their own people first.

    Tattoo it on their perverted arseholes where their friends can view the message.

  172. cohenite

    Bruce of Newcastle

    #2728505, posted on June 5, 2018 at 7:57 am

    Imam Tawhidi is isn’t muslim enough for Facechook.

    Anti-Extremist Muslim Imam Tawhidi Banned From Facebook After Mocking Hamas

    Disgusting, just evil in the most banal way. FMD, at least the baker won and Tom’s cartoons are great; otherwise it’s wall to wall left fuckwittery.

  173. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    publications like Quadrant have been defunded by the Carlton mafia that includes Green and Heath, who control the Literary Board of the Australia Council.

    Under a Liberal government. Meanwhile Quadrant, one of Australia’s oldest and most respected magazines of record, struggles by on sales and subscriptions, while maintaining breadth of perspective in topics covered and a traditional approach to quality.

    Clem Ford and others have stridently announced how they will ‘forego’ their payment from Meanjin and offer it to charity to compensate for the perceived cover ‘problem’. They see this as some sort of big deal, so perhaps they are very well paid, as given its high level of funding Meanjin can well afford to splash funds around to contributors. Big of these women to discard some government money. In spite of its necessary financial stringencies, Quadrant still offers a small payment to contributors as a point of honour. I, and I am sure many others, quietly tell them to put it back into the magazine, where, as the old saying goes, ‘every little bit helps’.

    If governments are going to fund small magazines (and there is a good case to say they should not) then the funding should be equally spread across the spectrum of social and political interests. To see such left-wing dominance and obstruction of this valid aim is just another instance of the cultural failures of the Liberals even when in power.

  174. C.L.

    Muslim gouges out wife’s eyes and slaughters her in front of their three young children

    Who are we to judge?

  175. Boambee John

    But author Major Elizabeth Boulton suggests Xena platoons perhaps should not be subject to male physical standards.

    Form her Xena platoon, put her in command, and let the strenuous field training exercise commence.

    May she get her dearest wish.

  176. How counterproductive is the plastic bag ban going to be?

    Initially. Not good.

    I intend to load trolley to the max and demand free bags to carry the goods.
    Their choice is provide free bags or keep the goods.

  177. Bruce of Newcastle

    I wonder if people like Gina Rinehart know of Quadrant and its funding state.

    Keith and Roger need to put a “donate” button on the Quadrant Online website.
    I’ve had two letters asking for donations in the last few weeks but sorry I’m not going to write cumbersomely then get rung up then recite my card details over the phone.

    Put a credit card donation function on the website, and preferably add a Paypal widget as many blog have. It is simple and pretty secure, although that means registering with Paypal.

  178. Mak Siccar

    Calli, shame on you – no trigger warning!

  179. Top Ender

    Gar-goolie-goolie-whatisname was on the rampage but he was too dangerous for a carload of coppers to swarm onto….

    Victoria Police have admitted an elite unit twice declined to arrest a man accused of the Bourke Street car rampage, despite being warned he was likely armed and a serious threat to public safety.

    Some nine hours before six pedestrians were killed and dozens more were mown down in January 2017, the Critical Incident Response Team rejected requests to intercept Dimitrious Gargasoulas after he was identified as a suspect in a machete attack, according to Fairfax newspapers.

    Senior police said officers were unwilling to take risks in line with the introduction of a “zero harm” car pursuit policy in 2015. Gargasoulas had been known to speed off dangerously when he was approached by a marked police car on previous occasions.

    Gargasoulas has pleaded not guilty to six counts of murder and 28 charges of attempted murder over the Bourke Street mall incident on January 20, 2017.

    He is due to face a five-day investigation hearing on June 12 before a jury, which will determine if he is fit to stand trial.

    Oz.

  180. cynical1

    Almost two-thirds of voters believe increasing the minimum wage will create jobs, a new poll has found.

    Hur, hur, hur.

    Those GST inclusive imports just had the playing field levelled.

    Thanks, Sally.

  181. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Pathetic virtue signalling!

    Indeed, especially as these carry-away bags are the ones most likely to be reused (dog and cat poop specials*) and the least likely to end up drifting around in the oceans or clogging run-off drainage outlets.

    * although our canine and feline friends are next on the list to go

  182. Snoopy

    calli
    #2728523, posted on June 5, 2018 at 8:20 am
    New ADF uniform.

    Major Boulton looks nothing like that. She’s very petite.

    Excellent infantry material.

  183. John Constantine

    Their left openly paying thugs to harass not left enough figures in public.

    Purge them from the streets.

    Comrades.

  184. Bruce of Newcastle

    This plastic straw thing is so dumb. I first came across this issue in a Newtown pub with a bunch of lefties

    Greens hate birds.
    Blue plastic straws are highly prized by bowerbirds!
    If plastic straws are banned the females will go on strike.
    Generations of them have become used to larger and larger blue plastic treasures.
    It’s the bowerbird version of inflation.

  185. Percy Popinjay

    The ANU has taken millions from Dubai, Iran and Turkey, raising queries about its rejection of a Western civilisation

    Joh Leak’s take.

  186. Percy Popinjay

    I first came across this issue in a Newtown pub with a bunch of lefties who are my friends (why cant I meet any righties?)

    Cactus, you should attend some of the Sydney Cat beverage shindigs. Usually held on Friday evenings.

  187. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Whatever crime Robinson may have committed on paper, everyone with eyes to see knows that the real crimes for which he is being punished are these: being white working class; speaking home truths about the problems posed to social cohesion in Britain by Islam when the Establishment’s position remains that this is impolite and that we should all bury our heads in the sand and pretend that those problems don’t exist.
    So long as this state of affairs continues, the gulf between ordinary people and the political elite is going to grow and grow.
    It’s the kind of rift from which revolutions emerge. Tommy Robinson is already the people’s hero. If he becomes the people’s martyr too, then it will be a mistake the Establishment most certainly comes to regret.

    Yes. The legal smugness which Tommy’s arrest has elicited, as shown in the linked article from which the above quote is also taken, demonstrates the sheer breathtaking arrogance of the leftist elite. Their actions, from acclaiming the imprisonment of Tommy Robinson in Britain, to the HRC lawfare on ordinary Australians, show their roughshod willingness to attack and destroy every person and every thing that bespeaks opposition to their Gramscian project and their failure to protect national borders.

  188. Some History

    For anyone interested.

    Volume up.

    70s Classic.

    Melanie Makes Me Smile (1970) – The Strangers

  189. Baldrick

    Senior police said officers were unwilling to take risks in line with the introduction of a “zero harm” car pursuit policy in 2015.

    … but to so much when it came to pursuing an elderly Catholic Cardinal and the prospect of a good public lynching.

  190. Percy Popinjay

    Latest Ozzie developments in collectivist lunacy:

    – Plastic straws and single use plastic bags banned by colesworths
    – The ADF to be transformed into a morbidly obese lezzo/tranny justice league run by Xena and the Batperson
    – Jizzathon Green makes an absolute idiot of himself (again)
    – Qaintarse kisses chicom butt

  191. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Cactus, you should attend some of the Sydney Cat beverage shindigs. Usually held on Friday evenings.

    Tell more, Percy. Boys’ own, or not?
    Hairy and I are going more public these days.
    We’ve both met up with Tinta, for instance.
    And with Rafe.
    And with Doomlord. *quakes*

  192. Roger

    Joh Leak’s take.

    Spot on.

    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

  193. Percy Popinjay

    Lizzie – we want to expand the attendance list. There are now six cats who participate.

  194. Snoopy

    Jeffrey Toobin, CNN Legal Analyst: Will the SCOTUS bakery decision will allow religions that hold that interracial marriages are a violation of God’s Law to discriminate against interracial couples?

  195. Rae

    It’s odd that Downer is only recently become well known as “Dolly” Downer.

    Odd that he’s had the “Dolly” tag since 1996? As recent as last century.

    Given the historical links of persons with that nickname, is someone trying to tell us something about extra curricular activities undertaken by certain Swamp Dwellers?

    You seem to be the only “someone” doing so.

  196. Shy Ted

    Even the cover of Meanjin is white! And the black lettering is crossed out in RED! Which is Aboriginal blood! I think Jonathon Green knew exactly what he was doing.

  197. stackja

    The end was near for Cairns and, for that matter, for the Whitlam Government. On 4 June 1975, Cairns misled the house by denying the existence of a letter, signed by him, to a Melbourne businessman offering a brokerage fee for the raising of a government loan.

  198. Chris

    Industries with a future in Australia:

    1. Illegal cigarettes

    2. Gun running

    3. Black market straws and plastic bags

    4. Full-sugar soft drinks

    5. Red meat

    6. ICEs

    I think this ignores the way seriously big fortunes are now made in Australia; monetise a subsidy stream. ‘Day car for da childrens’ becones Early Learning Cnetres with PhD staff and crack accounting teams; ‘Employment Linking for Jobs for Dole Bludgers’ becomes ‘Compulsory Appointments at This Private Contractor so Rudd Gets to be a Millionaire Too’.
    And now the NDIS.
    An unlimited subsidy stream! Open the money tap and just LIE under it with your mouth open.

  199. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    THE WORLD
    US court rules baker has right not to bake cake for gay wedding

    The Australian
    8:57AM June 5, 2018
    Cameron Stewart
    Washington Correspondent
    @camstewarttheoz

    The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple in a much anticipated decision which upheld the need to respect religious tolerance over claims of discrimination.

    But the Supreme Court in its 7-2 decision also took steps to try to ensure that the ruling did not open up the floodgates to broader discrimination against gay people in service industries.

    The court stated that similar cases in the future must be resolved “with tolerance, without undue disrespect to sincere religious beliefs, and without subjecting gay persons to indignities when they seek goods and services in an open market.”

    The case examined the competing constitutional rights of same-sex couple Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins and that of the religious baker Jack Phillips, pitting questions of religious freedoms against those of anti-discrimination.

    The broad themes of the case mirrored the renewed debate in Australia over the protections for and the limits of religious freedom in the wake of the same sex marriage vote.

    Mr Craig and Mr Mullins filed a civil-rights complaint against Mr Phillips after the baker declined to bake a wedding cake for them in his Denver bakery in 2012 saying it was against his religious beliefs

    From the Oz

  200. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    THE WORLD
    US court rules baker has right not to bake cake for gay wedding

    The Australian
    8:57AM June 5, 2018

    Cameron Stewart
    Washington Correspondent
    @camstewarttheoz

    The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple in a much anticipated decision which upheld the need to respect religious tolerance over claims of discrimination.

    But the Supreme Court in its 7-2 decision also took steps to try to ensure that the ruling did not open up the floodgates to broader discrimination against gay people in service industries.

    The court stated that similar cases in the future must be resolved “with tolerance, without undue disrespect to sincere religious beliefs, and without subjecting gay persons to indignities when they seek goods and services in an open market.”

    The case examined the competing constitutional rights of same-sex couple Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins and that of the religious baker Jack Phillips, pitting questions of religious freedoms against those of anti-discrimination.

    The broad themes of the case mirrored the renewed debate in Australia over the protections for and the limits of religious freedom in the wake of the same sex marriage vote.

    Mr Craig and Mr Mullins filed a civil-rights complaint against Mr Phillips after the baker declined to bake a wedding cake for them in his Denver bakery in 2012 saying it was against his religious beliefs

    From the Oz.

  201. Cactus

    Percy – might be interested in Sydney Cat drinks some time. How do you organise & how often – how many Sydney Cats? Not keen on publishing email address etc.

  202. Robber Baron

    selecting a joke candidate.

    I no longer identify as a former employee of KPMG.

  203. Cactus

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/06/04/majority-believe-feds-broke-law-to-stop-trump-from-winning-presidency/

    So aside from the healine – around 1/3 of democrats think that the Feds spied on Trump? And that number is lifting. Wow. This thing is not going in Meullers favour – nor is it in favour of the blue wave.

  204. Baldrick

    Stupid.Fucking.Liberals

    Katharine Murphy ✔ @murpharoo
    Malcolm Turnbull on his drought tour: “Well, the climate is changing. I know it becomes a political debate. But there’s no doubt that our climate is getting warmer.”
    1:55 PM · Jun 4, 2018

  205. Fisky;

    Christians should march into homosexual bakeries and demand they bake cakes with Bible verses on them. Hopefully, the SCOTUS will find that all homosexuals are required to paste Leviticus verses on cakes, based on the new legal doctrine that anything Leftists want, they don’t get, and anything they don’t want, they have rammed down their throats.

    This is how the world works now, and Leftists must outwardly show that they like it.

    Must remember to go into a gay pub – you know – the ones where they put up a sign saying that Straights aren’t welcome? And ask for a drink.

  206. Bruce of Newcastle

    Very entertaining piece by a lady called Emerald Robinson on Trump’s victory over the sport SJWs:

    The NFL: It’s Game Over

    Do I even need to tell you who won? Where others see only bad publicity, the President sees opportunity. He saw that the NFL was going to side with the media’s Rococo Marxists and millionaire Black Panther athletes, so he wrapped himself in the flag and grabbed a sword. And he’s been dining on beef ever since.

    😀

  207. cohenite

    Bernard Gaynor and the latest on the burns persecution of him via the ADB:

    http://bernardgaynor.com.au/hold-anti-discrimination-board-account/

  208. The Barking Toad

    Stupid.Fucking.Liberals

    Katharine Murphy ✔ @murpharoo
    Malcolm Turnbull on his drought tour: “Well, the climate is changing. I know it becomes a political debate. But there’s no doubt that our climate is getting warmer.”
    1:55 PM · Jun 4, 2018

    I watched that cringeworthy interview yesterday – he was incoherent. Then when he started on about climate/drought/water it just got worse.

    Even the blowies avoided him – except for the one that got in his ear.

    He’s Rudd with different hair.

  209. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Lizzie – we want to expand the attendance list. There are now six cats who participate.

    Ask Tinta for my email. I’ll come sometime, especially if she does with the Sundowner.
    I trust Hairy could be an honorary Cat, distinguished in dispatches.
    If not, I gets ta flirt wit’ you all. 🙂

    I am under instructions from a new mentor though (tougher than Johanna) to get a move on with the book so my going out days are limited before we head off to Africa and Europe for three months.

  210. SUPREMES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BAKE THAT CAKE!

    An utter humiliation and an unrecoverable, infamous rout for gay lobby leftists

    Glorious day.

  211. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    And he’s been dining on beef ever since.

    Attaboy!!

  212. Major Boulton

    These people have completely trashed the ADF.

  213. OWG;

    America was the only country in the world where CO2 production went down.

    Jokes aside, you just may have a point.

  214. Bruce of Newcastle

    But there’s no doubt that our climate is getting warmer.

    I had a look at the satellite data for May, which came out Friday. Still lower than May 2002.
    On average 2018 has been cooler than 2002 all year so far.

    Atmospheric CO2 has risen over 10% in 16 years, yet it has done nothing except make the Earth greener.

    Someone might like to tell Malcolm Turnbull the climate isn’t actually getting warmer.

  215. egg_

    there’s no doubt that our climate is getting warmer

    Mal Gore has spoken.
    The Science is settled.

  216. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Must remember to go into a gay pub – you know – the ones where they put up a sign saying that Straights aren’t welcome? And ask for a drink.

    Careful Winston. They might try to change you.
    You don’t need that sort of heartbreak. Your new heart couldn’t take the shock. 🙂

  217. EvilElvis

    Anyone else having issues with posts disappearing and having to continually put in your posting details as it clears everytime the page is refreshed?

  218. EvilElvis

    Ok, just realised there’s a new ‘save your details’ button. Progress…

    As you were, good folk!

  219. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Mal Gore has spoken.
    The Science is settled.

    Someone tell Mal to kayak out from Point Piper to nearby Pinchgut.
    The sea levels haven’t changed noticeably since Captain Phillip arrived.

    But Mal’s a zealot. The worst sort of tyrant. No evidence will change him.

  220. stackja

    EvilElvis
    #2728601, posted on June 5, 2018 at 9:37 am
    Ok, just realised there’s a new ‘save your details’ button. Progress…

    As you were, good folk!

    My guess:

    General Data Protection Regulation guidance for Australian businesses
    Wednesday, 31 May 2017
    The OAIC has published new guidance for Australian businesses on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements.

    From 25 May 2018 Australian businesses of any size may need to comply with the GDPR if they have an establishment in the European Union (EU), if they offer goods and services in the EU, or if they monitor the behaviours of individuals in the EU.

  221. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    On average 2018 has been cooler than 2002 all year so far.

    It’s bloody freezing here in Vaucluse this morning. And pouring with Flanneries too.

  222. Mitch, that review essay by Maudlin was very good. Feser on Maudlin on time and the fundamentality of physics and the philosophy of cosmology.

  223. Boambee John

    Toad at 0927

    I watched that cringeworthy interview yesterday – he was incoherent.

    He is always incoherent. I suspect that he is developing a memory problem, and can’t remember the talking points Lucy gives him when time comes to use them.

  224. EvilElvis

    Thanks, stackja.

    or if they monitor the behaviours of individuals

    There’ll be a few EU monitors getting tipped over the edge if they go deep here!

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