Wednesday Forum: August 1, 2018

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  1. John Constantine

    https://www.asx.com.au/asxpdf/20180727/pdf/43wtk2rbw6sl9b.pdf

    The kallium lakes potash project is more market favoured than the reward minerals one, all small Australian projects have to long term consider the capacity of BHP and others to ramp up world scale production from world lowest cost mines.

    I was only checking over the potash thing this afternoon, as it was showering nice settling rain and I had the cap raising document for the RWD offer on the desk, closes Wednesday and potentially offers the short term trade to strip the attatching oppies while recouping most of the risk capital.

    The potash developments in Australia are each going to need the same capital investment as a medium size windfarm, without the windfarm rorts. In a decades time it will be a pity to see the windfarms reach end of life, having contributed less than nothing to a devastated economy, while all the smaller real projects were starved of capital.

    Poor Fella My Country.

  2. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    It’s happening!

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    Today’s @realDonaldTrump approval ratings among black voters: 29%

    This time last year: 15%

    http://bit.ly/preztrack @POTUS @realDonaldTrump

    Set them free Donny.

  3. JC

    It’s happening!

    I hope so, but how many times have we been disappointed as they always wondered back to the reservation. All the D’rats need to do is promise them more money and they will head back to the plantation’s front gate.

    Maybe they see the African-American in Trump.

  4. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Trump is the most American person in history.

    Maybe they see the African-American in Trump.

    He is also the blackest. The only white thing about him is his love of golf.

  5. Zatara

    JC, I don’t disagree with you about the Koch brothers. I was just making the point of how easily the Left converts a demon into a saint and vice versa.

    Weinstein was da man before enough wimmin publicly complained about him to make him radioactive to the Lefties. Roman Polanski’s accusers never reached that critical mass even though he was convicted so he’s still on the May Day card list.

    A year ago some couldn’t throw enough shit in the Koch brothers’ direction, accusing them of every nefarious act they could think of because they financially supported Republican campaigns. But since the boys are on the outs with Trump at the moment they have been cleansed of all sin and are beacons of Leftist light.

  6. JC

    JC, I don’t disagree with you about the Koch brothers

    Yea I know.

  7. Roger

    Pope Changes Catechism:
    “Recourse to the death penalty on the part of legitimate authority, following a fair trial, was long considered an appropriate response to the gravity of certain crimes and an acceptable, albeit extreme, means of safeguarding the common good. Today, however, there is an increasing awareness that the dignity of the person is not lost even after the commission of very serious crimes.”

    Interestingly, God instituted the death penalty on account of the dignity of the person:

    שֹׁפֵךְ֙ דַּ֣ם הָֽאָדָ֔ם בָּֽאָדָ֖ם דָּמֹ֣ו יִשָּׁפֵ֑ךְ כִּ֚י בְּצֶ֣לֶם אֱלֹהִ֔ים עָשָׂ֖ה אֶת־הָאָדָֽם׃

    Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man. (Genesis 9:6)

  8. DrBeauGan

    I think that what black Americans see in Trump is a man who talks sense in simple words and doesn’t try to bullshit everyone. They like it. Hollywood sees the same thing. They hate it.

  9. woolfe

    You luck buggers over east are currently paying nearly $300 for electrickery at the moment.

    Price QLD NSW SA VIC TAS
    Energy $291.85 $296.63 $284.38 $290.00 $267.23

  10. DrBeauGan

    Interestingly, God instituted the death penalty on account of the dignity of the person:

    This is one of the occasions on which I agree with God. So do games theorists. It’s called tit for tat.

  11. Confused Old Misfit

    Bring back hanging, drawing and quartering! I too agree with God.

  12. JC

    You really got to love America at times. Stuff like this just makes me admire the joint so much.

    Did you know that the Constitution may prohibit states from setting uniform minimum-wage policies? Me neither.

    But a federal appeals court ruled last week in favor of a group of plaintiffs challenging Alabama’s Minimum Wage Act. According to the court, the plaintiffs have “a plausible claim” that the law “had the purpose and effect of discriminating against Birmingham’s black citizens, in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.”

    Read on
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/does-the-constitution-mandate-minimum-wage-hikes-1533078622

    The case dates to 2016, when the Birmingham City Council enacted an ordinance that raised the city’s hourly minimum wage to $10.10 from the federal minimum of $7.25—a nearly 40% increase. A day after the law took effect, Republican Gov. Robert Bentley signed the Minimum Wage Act, which nullified the increase and mandated a single minimum wage throughout the state. Black fast-food workers sued, joined by black lawmakers and the NAACP, but a district court dismissed the case. The plaintiffs appealed, and last week’s decision by the 11th U.S. Court of Appeals returns the case to a lower court to consider the discrimination claims.

    As ever, backers of the wage hike pitch it as an antipoverty measure. Birmingham’s City Council president said opponents are “keeping their boots on the necks of people in desperate need of financial relief” and that people “cannot pull themselves up by the bootstraps if they can’t afford to buy boots.”

  13. Baldrick

    Early days yet, but I’m banking on the hottest August ever come September 1:

    Weatherzone ✔ @weatherzone
    A series of snow-bearing cold fronts could push Australia’s natural snow depth towards two metres by the end of next week

  14. zyconoclast

    You luck buggers over east are currently paying nearly $300 for electrickery at the moment

    What about WA?

  15. Baldrick

    Just in case anyone was hoping for a guilt free weekend –

    ABC The Drum ✔ @ABCthedrum
    “Many Aboriginal men don’t understand that Aboriginal women were not treated in Aboriginal culture in the way they have been taught by white people. They’ve adopted a very white Australian attitude towards Aboriginal women.” Marcia Langton

  16. egg_

    ‘An Afghan man has been accused of strangling to death a nine-year-old girl who was forcibly given to him by her family as a child bride to pay off a debt.’

    Did he post $5ok Libertarian Open Borders Bond money?

  17. egg_

    “Many Aboriginal men don’t understand that Aboriginal women were not treated in Aboriginal culture in the way they have been taught by white people. They’ve adopted a very white Australian attitude towards Aboriginal women.” Marcia Langton

    Langton has been happily married to Whitey for decades.
    /Hypocrite

  18. H B Bear

    Marcia schooling the Noble Savages.

    You go girl.

  19. zyconoclast

    The Purpose of Public Schools

    Bruce Deitrick Price – The traditional view is simply stated: the purpose of public education is to take each child as far as each child can be taken. Who can disagree with that?

    If a school is aiming for less, that school would seem to me to be guilty of malpractice or false advertising. Doesn’t the word “education” imply a striving for excellence? At the end of each school year, children are presumed to know more than at the start. Isn’t that a reasonable presumption?
    Somewhat bizarrely, given what’s going on in our public schools, the Education Establishment might claim they agree. Oh yes, of course, that’s exactly what we want to do.
    But that’s not what they have been doing for a long time.
    H. L Mencken famously proclaimed: “Th[e] erroneous assumption is to the effect that the aim of public education is to fill the young of the species with knowledge and awaken their intelligence, and so make them fit to discharge the duties of citizenship in an enlightened and independent manner. Nothing could be further from the truth. The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.” And that was in 1924!
    Mencken describes what he had concluded is the real “aim of public education.” It’s low and ignoble, which brings us to the eternal question: is all the failure in our schools happening by incompetence or intent?
    One has to suspect intent because, starting around 1905, John Dewey and his progressives laid out a blueprint for dumbing down the schools as a way to turn the US into a socialist country.
    A recent book called “Credentialed to Destroy” argues that this dumbing down is not just a conspiracy, but a conspiracy organized in much greater detail than most people could imagine. Robin Eubanks, the author and a lawyer, argues that all “reforms” and all agencies have the same goal: creating a passive citizenry.
    The basic strategy is to remove facts and knowledge from the classroom, using whatever pretext is handy. The point is to keep the kids engaged in empty discussions, empty projects, empty testing. At the end of each school year, astonishingly enough, many students know hardly more than at the beginning of the school year.
    Samuel Blumenfeld, in a book published just before his death earlier this year, concluded: “K-12 education is a criminal enterprise from top to bottom.”

  20. Habib

    You really got to love America at times. Stuff like this just makes me admire the joint so much.

    Compare and contrast here. Counter jumpers, burger flippers and coffee pourers carry on like pork chops about dipping out on a portion of penalty rates, while trousering $20+ an hour for fuck all. Note here was the first place in the world where Ronald went robot, when they’ve priced themselves out of the declining market, they’ll go on the rock&roll and bitch about the lack of opportunity.

    This is why the US is a superpower, and this dump is a failing state.

  21. egg_

    I also read a study on Roman education, it was extremely depressing. Hard science/maths etc were extremely low ranked

    Same with the Chinks.

  22. Habib

    Yup, it was honkies that taught them to treat the missus as a chattel and give her a good touch-up if she gets lippy. And that kiddies are fair game for a fiddle if the sap’s rising.

  23. DrBeauGan

    We have bishop Alcuin of York and Charlemagne to thank for Western education, with the trivium and quadrivium. At least, until the sixties.

  24. egg_

    Emma and Lachlan have split up

    I’d Wiggle with Emma.

  25. zyconoclast

    The US is spending a large amount a time, money and effort removing as many monuments to white men and then starts honoring foreign non-white mass murderers.

    Genocide Junction
    New York’s city council looks to honor an advocate of racial murder.

    In New York City, street co-namings—in which a thoroughfare takes on an additional, ceremonial name in honor of a distinguished figure—rarely generate much fuss, and their approval is typically pro forma. But yesterday, a city council committee voted to co-name a street in Brooklyn after Jean-Jacques Dessalines, emperor of Haiti after the island won its independence from France in 1804.

    The council’s designation of a two-mile stretch of Rogers Avenue in Brooklyn as Jean-Jacques Dessalines Boulevard sparked some controversy because Dessalines was an enthusiastic advocate of racial murder. Following the defeat of Napoleon’s forces and their retreat from Hispaniola, Dessalines named himself Governor-General-for-Life and decided to wipe the slate clean. Heeding the words of his personal secretary Louis Boisrond-Tonnerre, framer of the Haitian Act of Independence, who declaimed, “we should use the skin of a white man as a parchment, his skull as an inkwell, his blood for ink, and a bayonet for a pen,” Dessalines ordered the murder of virtually every white man, followed soon afterward by all white women and children, in the new nation. Between 3,000 and 5,000 people were butchered in a few months.

  26. zyconoclast

    About $85 Zyco

    Can you send some over here?
    Willing to pay a 10% premium.

  27. thefrolickingmole

    egg_

    I havent read much on the Chinese style of education, I do know they basically turned their backs on becoming a seafaring nation out of choice after initially doing a fair bit of exploring.

    I do compare the Roman “form over function” as having one of those historical echoes in the proliferation of speech codes and accepted wisdom being parroted in areas of our uni system.

    I currently seeing on facebook a friends daughter attending university starting to post the whole many genders/white privilege crap, I give it 6 months before her hair is a bright purple and shes discovering shes a militant lesbian who dont need no man.
    Stuff which is pervasive and apparently inescapable.

    You have to be carefully educated to be so “wise”,.

  28. JC

    Habib
    #2780149, posted on August 3, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    Yup, it was honkies that taught them to treat the missus as a chattel and give her a good touch-up if she gets lippy. And that kiddies are fair game for a fiddle if the sap’s rising.

    You often hear about the fiddling part. Is this occurring within the family or outside? Family as in immediate family.

  29. Makka

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    I laughed so hard today watching @PressSec wipe the floor with #WhinyAssJimAcosta, this video got me thinking of it again.

    https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/1025243014934003712

    That’s easy 3 metres he threw that hipster soy boy!

  30. Tel

    JC, I don’t disagree with you about the Koch brothers. I was just making the point of how easily the Left converts a demon into a saint and vice versa.

    Harnessing the true power of insincerity.

  31. egg_

    thefrolickingmole
    #2780156, posted on August 3, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    The Sinos had many ancient inventions, such as the odometer, but never studied ‘Science’ per se.
    An (Aussie) Chinese lass was promoting a book on same on Aunty a few years back, but I can’t recall the title.

  32. Farmer Gez

    Media Watchdog.
    Frank Brennan.

    So there you have it. We the public will NEVER have access to the substance of the judgment in the Wilson proceedings. This is outrageous. It is not the rule of law. I dare to suggest that if the judgment related to any person other than a Catholic bishop and to any issue of law other than failure to report child sexual abuse, there would have been all manner of academic, professional, media, and human rights groups expressing at least a note of mild concern. We’re moving into dangerous waters.

    Meanwhile my favourite blonde, virtue signalling and knower of all things Mummy journalist, Susie O’Brien, tells us that Wilson is hurting victims by having the gall to even appeal the magistrates judgement.
    She wrote column in the Heraldsun today that would have you think she is well informed on the case despite having no access to the magistrates findings.
    Susie O’Brien is not a curious journalist. Any journalist worth their salt would be demanding access to documents from court cases that have profound implications for citizens of this nation.

  33. Geriatric Mayfly

    Been out all day but just picked up this exchange from earlier: Zulu Kilo Two Alpha
    #2779842, posted on August 3, 2018 at 1:21 pm
    If I want Ethnic jibber jabber I will watch The Gods Must Be Crazy.
    Dar is geen hoop vir jou nie, Stimpson, jy sal’n okunde man ste
    rf.
    While waiting to pick up a hire car at Nelspruit airport and being completely ignored by the busy, busy, busy couple (blanc) behind the counter, I listened with interest to their jabber in Afrikaans. A completely foreign language from which I could pick no clues which might marry it to English in some way. It puzzled me as to how a complete language could develop to such a level of fluency in so short an interval of historical time. Or is it really some sort of sophisticated pidgin?’ Waiting for Zulu.

  34. Top Ender

    Evie Amati found guilty of attempted murder over 7-Eleven axe attack

    A transgender woman who claimed voices were telling her to “kill and maim” before she attacked three strangers with an axe in Sydney’s inner west has been found guilty of attempted murder.

    Evie Amati, 26, had pleaded not guilty to wounding Benjamin Rimmer and Sharon Hacker with intent to murder at Enmore’s 7-Eleven and attempting to wound pedestrian Shane Redwood with intent to murder in the early hours of January 7 in 2017.

    But after two days of deliberations, a NSW District Court jury on Friday found her guilty of the three charges, rejecting claims Amati was suffering from a “mental derangement” at the time.

    Amati sobbed and her cheeks turned red as she learned her fate before she was comforted by her barrister Charles Waterstreet.

    Mr Rimmer was in the public gallery to hear the verdict while Ms Hacker arrived seconds after it was delivered.

    “I really hope she’s able to have some sort of rehabilitation because ultimately that’s what justice is about. It’s to make sure people become better people than what they could be at the time,” Ms Hacker said outside court. The jury was shown shocking CCTV footage of the attack.

    It shows Amati strolling into the convenience store and speaking to a customer – Mr Rimmer – while holding an axe. He testified that he initially thought it was a party prop.

    She swings it with both hands into Mr Rimmer’s face before he falls to the ground with blood gushing from the wound.

    Amati then swings the axe at Ms Hacker, striking her in the head. Luckily her thick dreadlocks cushioned the blow.

    Amati then leaves the store and confronts Mr Redwood, who uses his backpack to fend off a blow.

    Amati told the jury she was hearing voices and was not in control of the “sinister smile” on her face.

    She said she had taken what she believed was an ecstasy pill that night, drank alcohol and smoked two joints.

    “I only really had one more memory … that voice that had been telling me to kill and maim, and inflict pain on people, and start the rise of hell on earth,” Amati said.

    She maintained she could not remember the attack nor having seen her victims before the day they testified in court.

    Judge Mark Williams adjourned Amati’s matter for sentence on September 12.

    AAP

    Oz complete article

  35. Roger

    Or is it really some sort of sophisticated pidgin?’

    A.k.a. a creole language.

  36. mh

    SWEDEN: FOUR AFRICAN MIGRANTS GANG RAPE DISABLED WOMAN

    Four African migrants from Eritrea have been charged with gang raping a disabled woman in Bromma, Sweden.
    The incident took place on the night of May 5th when the migrants held down the woman via her arms and legs, causing severe bruising, before violently assaulting her both vaginally and anally.
    The rape was so brutal that it caused a “a crack in the woman’s abdomen area,” according to the prosecutor in the case….

    https://www.infowars.com/sweden-four-african-migrants-gang-rape-disabled-woman/

  37. Habib

    Endemic, especially in the failed remote settlements. Intro and extra familial. Child marriage is traditional.

  38. Cassie of Sydney

    I have just watched Tucker Carlson’s interview with Tommy. Tommy looks quite traumatised. He has lost a tonne of weight.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRDDj-SzA5s

    The UK has submitted to the death cult.

  39. Infidel Tiger

    I have just watched Tucker Carlson’s interview with Tommy. Tommy looks quite traumatised. He has lost a tonne of weight.

    The kitchen in the gaol was run by muzzies so Robinson could only eat food brought in by supporters in case he was poisoned.

  40. Snoopy

    The evidence is in. SBS News:

    In the past cheap imports hurt Chinese soy farmers but tariffs could secure their futures.

  41. Farmer Gez

    In the past cheap imports hurt Chinese soy farmers but tariffs could secure their futures.

    No. Stealing American patented bio tech will secure Chinese soy farmers future.

  42. Roger

    The UK has submitted to the death cult.

    For now.

  43. Snoopy

    No. Stealing American patented bio tech will secure Chinese soy farmers future.

    They wouldn’t do that.

  44. John Constantine

    https://www.asx.com.au/asxpdf/20180716/pdf/43wjshxt2cr5jw.pdf

    Surf and Turf.

    Transforming a top end cattle station into one of the worlds largest land based seafood operations.

    Not a tip, just a look at the capital and infrastructure required to ramp production in Northern Australia for wealth and employment, and tiger prawns. Not relying upon rainfall.

  45. John Constantine

    Holy xenografts, Captain Kangaroo.

    https://www.asx.com.au/asxpdf/20180803/pdf/43x1zccrmykv2s.pdf

    Get your kangaroo tendons and ligaments cemented in to replace your ruptured human ones.

    Allegra orthopaedics can come and get their raw material from the ones hopping around me backyard right now.

  46. Farmer Gez

    Interesting times in the grain market.
    Rumours that cheap and prompt Black Sea grain may dry up as the heat has damaged crops and export bans are on the cards for Ukraine.
    The European crop has also taken a smallish but significant hit from the same weather.
    Eastern Australia, apart from SA and Southern Victoria will produce very little, and even that will be swallowed up by stock feeders.
    Mills are in a tough bind as any long term supply contracts will see them locking in lossses at current and forward prices.
    The Yanks are having a good season and will have plenty. Beggars can’t be choosers in supply. Trump wins again.

  47. .

    Has anyone actually heard Michelle Wolf talk?

    She sounds like a drunken child who destroyed her brain on coke, with a valley gal accent.

    I’m not joking. I’m not for personal invective, but holy crap that White House correspondents dinner was a disgrace.

    Pretty funny she will have at Pence, Huckabee and Trump, but she won’t have a go at the idiot Scientologist that “stars” [or Scientology] in The Handmaid’s Tale (old cat lady communist feminist terror porn).

    Old news I know, but just fucking abysmal.

    Bring back Norm McDonald. THE FURNACE OF AMBITION!

  48. .

    If they can graft someone else’s mouth onto my face, stuff Capn Kangaroo, I can be Clutch Cargo.

  49. stackja

    Thuggee suppressed by police. Today probably infringe on civil liberties?

  50. cohenite

    I have just watched Tucker Carlson’s interview with Tommy. Tommy looks quite traumatised. He has lost a tonne of weight.

    The kitchen in the gaol was run by muzzies so Robinson could only eat food brought in by supporters in case he was poisoned.

    What has happened to Tommy is british class warfare at it’s most diabolical. The people involved in both instances of Tommy’s convictions for contempt and imprisonment have I’m sure no awareness of the threat islam is but would be very aware of a minion like Tommy acting out of place and order.

    The sentencing by this man is a disgrace. The judgment by the Lord Chief Justice makes that plain. The subsequent treatment of Tommy in prison was equally diabolical.

    Of interest is the fact who sentenced Tommy to jail was hearing the trial of the muslims who are described in the Chief Justice’s judgment as Asian men.

    And this at 25:

    The passage we have quoted from his sentencing remarks shows a wider concern that the appellant’s broadcast was prejudicial to the interests of justice in the trial just coming to an end. His reference to a possible application to discharge the jury could not have stemmed from the appellant repeating anything the jury had heard in the course of the trial, but rather from other prejudicial matter. The more generally prejudicial remarks included generically derogative remarks on the ethnic and religious backgrounds of the defendants.

    Quite simply the sentencing judge did so not so much out of concern for any impact on the present trial of the Asian men but out of what he perceived were denigrations of islam.

  51. Death Giraffe

    Door.
    I’m stuffed.
    ..


  52. zyconoclast

    Czech films fake migrant drowning video off coast of Crete
    (link previous post)

  53. Steve trickler

    Worthy speech to consider, from Dr. Alexander Gauland.

    Background audio and theatrics is noteworthy.



  54. Gab

    But 5 hours of fun, Arky 🙂 And you succeeded.

  55. calli

    Door.
    I’m stuffed.

    Sweep up, slacker!

  56. Death Giraffe

    A truck driver turning right as I sat at the lights took my drivers side mirror off on the way back from bolt purchase today.
    Not bloody happy.
    Had my arm on the windowsil.
    Would have had that too if I hadn’t seen him coming.

  57. calli

    The sentencing by this man is a disgrace.

    Bugman.

    Who hopes the crocodile will eat him last if he sends it plenty of prolemeat.

  58. mh

    The sentencing by this man is a disgrace. The judgment by the Lord Chief Justice makes that plain. The subsequent treatment of Tommy in prison was equally diabolical.

    Didn’t all the Oz journalists come out supporting the sentencing? Janet Albrechtsen? I don’t read that filth, but Cats were commenting on the diabolical opinion pieces in the Australian.

  59. Gab

    Steve T – fantastic speech. His predictions will come true and Australia is going the same way.

  60. Snoopy

    Andre Rieu: Live in Sydney on Foxtel Arts.

  61. Top Ender

    Well, for various reasons, I’m building a trebuchet in the backyard this weekend.

    Should be big enough to throw a basketball 50 metres with luck.

    Hopefully finished by Monday pm – long weekend here.

    If it is this good I will be happy.

  62. cohenite

    Land takeover’ was wrong and must be given back

    The Australian August 3, 2018

    Aboriginal leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu has told the federal government it must face up to the fact the colonisation of Australia was wrong and illegal and more land should be handed back to traditional owners. Dr Yunupingu, a 70-year-old land rights activist and leader of the Gagudju clan of the Yolngu people, opened the 20th Garma Festival in East Arnhem Land, where he made the remarks, on Friday.

    The Dilak Authority representing the Yolngu people had agreed this week to tell the government Australia’s colonisation was wrong and it endorsed last year’s Uluru statement calling for an Aboriginal voice in parliament through an independent indigenous advisory body.

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull rejected the voice in parliament proposal as undemocratic only weeks after attending Garma last year but a parliamentary committee consisting of coalition and opposition MPs put it back on the agenda in a report last week.

    “We are in the mood for asking the government these questions: do they really own the dugongs, do they really own the turtles do they really own the birds,” Dr Yunupingu told a crowd including Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion. “These were terrible things that happened.

    “Now that Aborigines have risen on today, what we are doing now is fronting up to government.

    “Dilak met and agreed to tell the government this was wrong, Captain Phillip was wrong, it was a wrong law and wrong takeover and it must be given back to the landowners.”

    Northern Territory and Labor Indigenous Senator Malarndirri McCarthy said the momentum to guarantee an Aboriginal voice in the Australian parliament will be a key theme at this weekend’s Garma Festival.

    “(The Prime Minister’s) own colleagues on this parliamentary committee have said well it should actually be on because that is the evidence we’ve received from over 380 submissions and oral evidence given to the committee,” she said

    Garma is held by the Yothu Yindi Foundation in East Arnhem Land and is one of the most significant Aboriginal festivals with 2500 people expected to attend. Award-winning author Richard Flanagan will be a guest speaker.

    AAP

  63. Death Giraffe

    TE.
    The trick with trebuchets is to take a lot of time experimenting with the sling length and release hook angle after you finish building it.

  64. Death Giraffe

    Also putting the trebuchet on wheels increases power considerable.
    It allows the weight to decend in a straight line instead of in a curve.
    Made hundreds over the years with students.
    From little model ones up to the size to throw a basket ball across the oval.

  65. .

    Um…

    Isn’t Arnhem Land owned by the people up there and it is semi-autonomous, and also like an internal semi enclave with a quasi-border?

  66. Habib

    TE, it’ll need to be bigger if you’re going to load with Bolshevik bourgeois.

  67. Top Ender

    I’m hearing you DG. I read up about the wheels – will be going for them.

    Have not got my head around exactly how to do the sling yet, but will be looking at plans and videos again and again.

  68. Geriatric Mayfly

    . Award-winning author Richard Flanagan will be a guest speaker.

    Always a few whitey pests on call to ginger them up.

  69. Steve trickler

    Gab
    #2780241, posted on August 3, 2018 at 8:54 pm
    Steve T – fantastic speech. His predictions will come true and Australia is going the same way.

    Hello.

    It was frank and honest.

    The reaction from the media and it’s reporting now becomes the story.

    Let’s see how the flip it?

  70. .

    This guy is a goddamned legend


    Sophie Vos
    1 year ago
    That must be a very large mug

    2K

    fabricadojoe
    fabricadojoe
    1 year ago
    Jacob was NEVER a child. He was born fully formed, clutching a copy of ‘The Financial Times’. Allegedly.”

    “Real issues about sustainable food…”

    Stupid labor bint…”The Bill would create a duty on the Secretary of State to prepare a Code for Sustainable Food to promote the procurement of healthy and sustainable food by public bodies. This Code could be made compulsory if uptake was not sufficiently extensive.”

    A good example of fascism and the executive gobbling up power.

  71. Snoopy

    Raving leftist Mad Pat Karvelas is at Garma for TheirABC.

  72. Boambee John

    ‘Land takeover’ was wrong and must be given back

    The Australian August 3, 2018

    What are the words from the American Declaration of Independence?

    “When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another …”

    Time to negotiate a separation. Native title is held over about a third of Australia. Declare the areas under title the Republic of Aboriginalia. Let the government of that republic tax the inhabitants. If they accept that as final settlement, thej they get the existing infrastructure for free. Otherwise we negotiate a price.

    It should last about a decade before the Chinese take over.

  73. “I only really had one more memory … that voice that had been telling me to kill and maim, and inflict pain on people, and start the rise of hell on earth,” Amati said.

    So he/she/zir was listening to the diatribes of Maxine Waters and AntiFa.

  74. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    ‘Land takeover’ was wrong and must be given back

    What happened to Mick Dodson’s “armed Aboriginal resistance?”

  75. Gab

    Aboriginals now own dugongs? I thought they were just the “custodians”/ Whitefella bad, whitefella money good.

  76. Gab

    Good news. Sharia law has been recognised by a UK court for the first time.

    This will end fabulously.

  77. cohenite

    They’re now armed:

    Gun used in Pakenham carjacking

    Emily Ritchie The Australian August 3, 2018

    A group of up to seven men of African-appearance are wanted by Victoria Police after allegedly threatening a driver at gunpoint in a carjacking in Melbourne this afternoon.

    The male victim was driving in Pakenham, in Melbourne’s southeast, this afternoon around 2.40pm when the attack occurred.

    It is understood the man had just parked on Savage Street when up to seven men approached his gold Holden Commodore sedan before threatening him.

    “One of the men produced a firearm and demanded the victim get out of his car,” a Victoria Police spokeswoman told The Australian.

    “One offender then left in the vehicle. The others fled on foot.”

    The car was then found abandoned just a five-minute drive away on Gallery Way.

    “The victim was not injured during the incident,” the spokeswoman said.

    Police have described all the offenders, who are still on the run, as African in appearance.

    A woman who lives on Savage Street told The Age the incident was “incredibly worrying”.

    “It’s incredibly worrying to think this is going on, it’s just lucky no-one was walking down the street and became involved … an innocent victim,” she said.

    “It’s extremely disturbing to think it’s going on right where we live. It’s frightened me enormously.”

    This is the second Melbourne carjacking in just eight days, after a woman was pistol-whipped in the mouth during a carjacking in Melbourne’s outer southeast last Thursday night.

    1/ Police say up to seven men were involved in the carjacking in Melbourne’s outer southeast.

  78. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Good news. Sharia law has been recognised by a UK court for the first time.

    How long has Australia had “Koori Courts?”

  79. Snoopy

    Indie folksters Mumford & Sons are copping flak on social media after a photo was posted of the group hanging out with right-wing academic Jordan Peterson in their London studio.

    Some fans (and non-fans) have described the photo — which was posted to Instagram by Peterson back in May, but has since resurfaced on Twitter — as “gross” and “unfortunate”, while others have latched onto finally having a reason to dislike the British four-piece.

    Ha, ha, ha, ja, ja, ja.

  80. Gab

    Special treatment for muslims alive and well in Australian courts of law. They hate Christians but, so some things never change. A muslim attacks another muslim but the attacker is left off becuase he’s a muslim. The victim speaks out against the usual muslim narrative so not only does a muslim attack him but our courts support the attacker.

    https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/law-order/prosecutors-have-abandoned-their-case-against-a-man-charged-with-assaulting-sheikh-mohammad-tawhidi-in-an-adelaide-car-park/news-story/34e5740487f7f63c7ef89a6c4474b31c

  81. Death Giraffe

    Where’s Stimpson?

  82. Death Giraffe

    Why isn’t there a new thread?

  83. Death Giraffe

    Where the heck is everyone?
    Are Fridays always like this?
    Is it me?

  84. Mindfree

    In St John Newfoundland
    Oldest city in north america so told with the oldest street Water street where we had dinner last night
    Hsve eaten lobster (Thats right lobster with the claws not like cray we get in oz)
    Magnificent scenery aroumd this city – now onto Twillingate

  85. Bruce in WA

    Are Fridays always like this?
    Is it me?

    Yes.

    Yes.

  86. Confused Old Misfit

    Fogo, Twillingate, Moreton’s Harbour
    All around the circle!

  87. C.L.

    The Rabbitohs Supremacy.
    Wow.

  88. JC

    Snoopy
    #2780242, posted on August 3, 2018 at 8:56 pm

    Andre Rieu: Live in Sydney on Foxtel Arts.

    Oh Lord.

  89. Snoopy

    Bingo! One cast. One bite.

  90. JC

    Snoopy
    #2780282, posted on August 3, 2018 at 10:41 pm

    Bingo! One cast. One bite.

    Of course. Issuing fishing licenses and Andre Rieu. A full and interesting life.

  91. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Are Fridays always like this?
    Is it me?

    Yes.

    Yes.

    Only if you insist, Archibald. I’ve spent the day doing volunteer work, for a community project.

    I’m now drinking good Scotch, and watching the last series of “Foyles War.” Life is good.

  92. None

    Funny how the sheets despise our marriage laws and then when they need to get some cash but they like them again https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/08/01/british-court-recognises-sharia-law-landmark-divorce-case/ sorry mate if you are stupid enough to spurn the law to bonk under sharia you can be stupid enough to suffer under it as well. Sharia you should never be recognised under any shape size or form. The Brits are fuckwits.

  93. Nick

    Police have described all the offenders, who are still on the run, as African in appearance.

    A woman who lives on Savage Street told The Age the incident was “incredibly worrying”.

    Now there’s an ironic juxtaposition.

  94. Nick

    What happened to Mick Dodson’s “armed Aboriginal resistance?”

    They are waiting for the Government to do it for them.

  95. zyconoclast

    type this into google news and see the list of stories from the sharp rise of violent crime across the UK

    Knife crime is now at record highs – but what is driving the increase?

  96. Steve trickler

    This music mix continues to amaze many people from around the world. The first 9 minutes was a WTF! smile on the face. After that, enjoy the mix. You decide.

    Great mixing skills!



  97. Top Ender

    Right!

    Trebuchet planning done – one bottle of spirits consumed by the team.

    Just snatching a moment here while supposedly warming up the reds and port and cheese. (Cold here in the Top End)

    Consensus, plus a bit of biffo, says 90x90mm base and frame timber. (Steve is in the pool, involuntarily, for talking crap about this bit.)

    Argument about a) the sling, and b) the release of same, and c) the wheels – Bunnings may let us down here…

    Anyway, check out this archetype…

  98. Gab

    Knife crime is now at record highs – but what is driving the increase?

    It’s a mystery. We need Sherlock Holmes to solve it.

  99. Death Giraffe

    New thread, dumb arse.

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