Wednesday Forum: November 28, 2018

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  1. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    And, the true socialist always sees themselves are part of the ruling elite (they never aspire to a world where they are a factory worker), and the ruling elite will take care of it all.

    Well said, Mother Lode – could it be that that’s how the resident Fascist hyena Leftie of this blog, thinks of itself?

  2. Motelier

    Hello everyone, I have been lurking, but too busy to realy get into comments.

    But did you know slavery is a thing of concern to our pollies. Not only do the have to pry into every Australians lives, the now force companies to do that t here and overseas in their supply chain.

    Read all about it!

  3. Dr Faustus

    Turnbull is responsible for Liberal Party chaos: Joyce

    Mr Joyce has described the former prime minister as a ‘poisonous’ person who threw him under the bus and went on to sabotage the very party that supported him.

    Somewhere, carefully hidden from public view, Shorten gives a little wriggle of pleasure.
    He can imagine Powerful Women on the make offering him charity shags, once he becomes Prime Minister instead of Albanese.

  4. Snoopy

    More than 250 runners have been caught cheating during the Shenzhen Half-Marathon in China, with organisers handing out hundreds of bans after last weekend’s race.

    The majority of the bans were for runners taking shortcuts — 237 people were caught on traffic cameras cutting through bushes — while several other runners were found to be wearing fake bibs.

    This story is almost a perfect analogy of Australia’s foreign student industry. But for the “caught cheating” bit.

  5. Tom

    What was Richaarrddd Denniisss thinking?

    Marxist robots don’t think, Humphrey. They deconstruct.

    (This message was approved by the Ponds Institute).

  6. Old School Conservative

    Death Giraffe
    #2875585, posted on November 30, 2018 at 7:26 am
    I go back to education.
    I do not think enoigh of you inderstand the level of indoctrination or how long it has been going on under your noses.
    Successful indoctrination.
    Large numbers are coming out with world views that are antithetical to everything you require to survive.

    I agree.
    Two anecdotes in support.
    1. This week’s student strike against climate change. It’s happening because kids as young as 5 have been lied to, encouraged by parents and teachers, and not taught properly.
    2. 10 years ago I saw in-school exam papers which asked questions starting with statements that stipulated that AGW was a long-settled truth. 10 years ago!

    I do hope Jordan Peterson’s on-line university gets going, and can be replicated for primary and secondary students in Australia.

  7. stackja

    Minister says protesting students are learning ‘how to join the dole queue’

    Resources Minister Matt Canavan says students “don’t learn anything” by walking out of school and protesting, as a major climate change march looms.

    Children as young as five will rally in cities across the country today, calling on the federal government to take more action on global warming.

    More than 200 primary and high schools are taking part.

    Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan tells Alan Jones he’s all for students learning about science and energy sources, but they shouldn’t be marching out of their classrooms.

    “I want kids to be at school to learn about how you build a mine, how you do geology, how you drill for oil and gas,” he says.

  8. Dr Faustus

    Labor wants more Australian musician success stories and has promised $28 million for various music projects if it wins the next federal election.

    “Labor’s music policy all comes back to one single objective: we want to inspire the next generation of Australian artists and to see more international success stories,” Labor Leader Bill Shorten said in a statement on Friday.

    Why doesn’t Labor have a pottery policy?
    Or an interpretive dance policy?

  9. Mother Lode

    The Australian Institute, a left wing think tank

    Not often you see a left wing think tank called one – normally it is an independent think tank, or just think tank.

    Like John Faine is a radio commentator, while Alan Jones is a Right Wing radio commentator.

    Or Clammy Ford is a columnist, while Tim Blair is a (Far) Right Wing columnist.

    And I do wish people would learn to distinguish between ‘independent’ and ‘impartial’. Most people independently form opinions that place them to one side of a supposed geometrical average for the population at large. I wouldn’t have as much of an issue with the ABC not being independent (it would be nice for them to acknowledge the people who keep them on air) if they were impartial.

  10. Mater

    And, the true socialist always sees themselves are part of the ruling elite (they never aspire to a world where they are a factory worker), and the ruling elite will take care of it all.

    As I said a couple of days ago, Socialism is contrary to human nature and can only survive at the tip of a bayonet.
    Without fail, supporters of socialism always (wrongly) believe that they’ll be holding the bayonet.

  11. Atoms for Peace., ,

    Doing a half marathon in Shenzen and lunging down the air pollution. No wonder they had cheats.

  12. Rae

    Wussia, Wussia – Mueller is tightening the noose.

    The web of lies spun by Mr Trump’s associates over Russia is tightening, and with it the net cast by special counsel Robert Mueller who’s looking at possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in 2016.

    Softly, softly …

  13. C.L.

    “Labor’s music policy all comes back to one single objective: we want to inspire the next generation of Australian artists and to see more international success stories,” Labor Leader Bill Shorten said in a statement on Friday.

    Well, we already have state comedians.
    For that matter, we already have state rockers. Not one of them has a rebellious bone in his body.
    But – and I do warn sensitive readers – the Daily Mail reported yesterday that …

    Another moment of shock came when Jimmy Barnes dropped an F-bomb live on TV – and it aired uncensored.

    As he accepted his the ARIA award for best soundtrack for his biopic documentary Working Class Boy, the foul-mouthed rocker lived up to his reputation.

    After thanking his manager, wife and kids, Jimmy thanked his siblings: ‘John, Dot, Linda, Alan and Lisa who lived through the f—–g life with me’.

    Although the statement barely raised an eyebrow in a room full of hell-raisers, those watching at home would have heard the swear word without a bleep, as it aired at around 8.20pm.

  14. struth

    The more a government funds thew arts the worse they are.
    And the more politicised they are.

    I have great joy asking those bleeding hearts in the music industry who think they should be funded because they picked up a guitar, how much good new music came out of the USSR during the golden era (1950’s through to about 1990) when the unfunded artists of the capitalist west blew the world away musically.

  15. zyconoclast

    Renewable generation installation has accelerated to such an extent it is on track to provide almost 80 per cent of the electricity market by 2030, according to research from consultancy Green Energy Markets.

    As renewables — with their low cost base — make gas and black coal less competitive, pushing them out of National Electricity Market’s generation auction, prices received by generators will tumble and margins will be crushed.

    “The amount of solar capacity we’re on track to have operational by 2021 will mean competitive conditions in the wholesale market between around 10am to 3pm will be akin to what we tend to experience late at night between 2am and 5am even if you take Liddell out,” Mr Edis said.

    Big generator AGL has maintained it will close its aging, black-coal-fired Liddell generator in New South Wales in 2022, despite strong protests from the Federal Government.

    “That suggests very low power prices set by the marginal cost of black coal generators — roughly $35-to-$40 per megawatt hour —which are likely to be below the levels required to make a solar farm financially viable,” Mr Edis predicted.

    Those low prices, when it is windy or sunny, will put pressure on Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s ability to lend, which is required by law to exercise financial diligence with its investments.

    “Without a revenue top-up via the NEG, the CEFC may judge that further finance to renewables projects is inconsistent with its objectives to obtain a financial return at or above the government bond rate,” Mr Edis said.

  16. Des Deskperson

    ‘For the progressives, the 1950’s represent conservatives.’

    Yet there are elements of life in 50s Australia that today’s progressives, judging by their rhetoric, would have loved. After all:

    Trade union membership, particularly in key industries was much higher, and unions had a key role in the government’s centralised wage fixing system;

    this system determined wages and conditions primarily on the basis of social justice – the ‘living wage’ – rather than neo-liberalist concepts as efficiency and productivity

    unemployment was consistently between 2 – 3%, with ‘Aussie jobs’ protected from competition by government trade and immigration policies ( racism is, of course, abhorrent, but as every union leader seems to believe, black, brown and yellow people don’t do things quite as well as we do)

    government services were provided bye dedicated and professional public servants, not outsourced to profiteers

    Many more Indigenous Australians are able to live authentic traditional lives and preserve their culture.

    And that’s just for starters.

  17. Atoms for Peace., ,

    Will the artistes be funded on the basis of merit or diversity?

  18. C.L.

    This story is almost a perfect analogy of Australia’s foreign student industry. But for the “caught cheating” bit.

    I think the Shenzhen Half-Marathon cheating story is the perfect embodiment of China itself.

  19. Infidel Tiger

    In a bid to stem “sexual aggression” the French city of Nantes has mandated that men and women use opposite footpaths on its main thoroughfare.

    Seems sensible.

    Next we need to teach Chinese how to ambulate on footpaths and in shopping centres.

  20. zyconoclast

    Renewable generation installation has accelerated to such an extent it is on track to provide almost 80 per cent of the electricity market by 2030, according to research from consultancy Green Energy Markets.

    “The amount of solar capacity we’re on track to have operational by 2021 will mean competitive conditions in the wholesale market between around 10am to 3pm will be akin to what we tend to experience late at night between 2am and 5am even if you take Liddell out,” Mr Edis said.

    “That suggests very low power prices set by the marginal cost of black coal generators — roughly $35-to-$40 per megawatt hour —which are likely to be below the levels required to make a solar farm financially viable,” Mr Edis predicted.

    Those low prices, when it is windy or sunny, will put pressure on Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s ability to lend, which is required by law to exercise financial diligence with its investments.

    “Without a revenue top-up via the NEG, the CEFC may judge that further finance to renewables projects is inconsistent with its objectives to obtain a financial return at or above the government bond rate,” Mr Edis said.

  21. C.L.

    Confirmed: Morrison likely to be ousted:

    ‘We are not changing the leader again’

    Christopher Pyne quashes speculation that former deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop could make another tilt for the top job.

    The Australian.

  22. Bruce of Newcastle

    U.S.: The Senate Moves to End U.S. Involvement in Yemen

    De nada.
    If Russia won’t sell toys to Saudi then Ukraine certainly will.
    The proxy war between the Shi’a and the Sunni ain’t going to stop because of the US Senate.
    Knives, if it comes to that, are cheap.

  23. Snoopy

    In the real world the testimony of a proven liar is given no regard. But it’s all Dirty Bob Mueller has so he’s got to run with it.

  24. Infidel Tiger

    If we can impart just two pieces of knowledge to the Chinamen, it is that chopsticks are ridiculous and that haggling is rude and an affront to decency.

    You come from a low trust society where we people eat with sticks and spit in the street. When you come to Australia, you follow our way of doing things from now on, gabish?

  25. H B Bear

    Sigmund Blot has diagnosed Lord Waffleworth’s problem. Mummy issues.

    He should have seen a real shrink when he was in the US. Where is Dr Mal Wishy-Washy when you need him?

  26. Winston Smith and others note, “Our strengths are that a threat will only realistically come from the north.

    Men, SURPRISE is a Principle of War.

    Many times on exercise I achieved success by attacking at night from an impossible direction after a long concealed approach.

    Hey! What about Beersheba!!!
    Look it up please.

    So never exclude a whack at Bass Straight oil, Melbourne, Woolongong Newcastle etc.

  27. C.L.

    I sometimes watch that Bondi Rescue.
    The save about a dozen Chinamen a day.
    Can’t eat, can’t drive, can’t marathon, can’t swim.

  28. Bruce of Newcastle

    The more a government funds thew arts the worse they are.

    Struth, you are looking at it the wrong way.
    You should put in an application for $1 million.
    Offer to sing the Internationale at the start of every gig you do.
    And promise to get someone to do a smoking ceremony and welcome to country.
    You’ll romp it in!

  29. Old School Conservative

    Further support for the indoctrination thesis, this time from BuzzFeed.

    Jean Hinchcliffe, a 14-year-old student from Fort Street High School in Sydney, told BuzzFeed News that many of her peers are distressed by climate change and feel as though the government isn’t listening to scientists.

    “Every young person I know is passionate about it,” she said. “We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news. We all know that it’s true.

  30. Mater

    And, the true socialist always sees themselves are part of the ruling elite (they never aspire to a world where they are a factory worker), and the ruling elite will take care of it all

    It’s funny because one of the most common defences rolled out to prove that Hitler wasn’t a socialist is “how could he be, he quashed the Trade Unions”.
    Actually he replaced them with the German Labour Front and Strength Through Joy organisation. In essence, he socialised the Union Movement…and what a socialist’s wet dream it was.
    That said, it must have been hard for those who thought they’d end running the show to be beholden to the ‘State’.

  31. Bruce in WA

    Do not pray for easy lives.
    Pray to be stronger men.

    JFK

  32. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Spot of spacechooking for agricultural Cats – wheat harvest here, in the Wild West.

    14.9 % protein, 82 hectoliters, 1.1% screenings, at 1.5 tonne per hectare. Life is good.

  33. Mother Lode

    Labor wants more Australian musician success stories and has promised $28 million for various music projects if it wins the next federal election.

    What do they consider comprises musical success?

    Do they think the answer to every question is spending?

    It is the Underpants Gnomes all over again.

    We pour money into music industry > ? > Successful, popular and internationally renowned music

  34. EvilElvis

    Modern women are now realising that the feminist mantra of “We can have it all” was a giant crock. I suspect that many who would like to give up work to raise their own children no longer have that option.

    Unfortunately for some this is the case. Unfortunately for the rest of us the 50 plus female empty nester/never had kids crowd are the squekiest wheels when it comes to social justice issues. Bored, single women who can’t bare not to feel good about their empty lives by virtue signalling as madly as possible.

  35. duncanm

    Jean Hinchcliffe, a 14-year-old student from Fort Street High School

    Every young person

    Any 14yo that says ‘young person’ is wholly captured.

  36. bespoke

    monty, what job pays more to men then women?

  37. John Constantine

    Their whole point of overthrowing western industrial civilisation is that the proles then live in the amenity of the streets of the cities, where they can throng and perform bespoke tasks for the Landsharks and the crime cartels and the Homo Davos class.

    Getting the kiddies to do protest marches to fill in the empty days is preparing them for the food shortage queues and ration riots and the show trials where the unsound are beaten to death in the streets by the mobs after confessing their thoughtcrimes.

    The emotional comfort of forming an unthinking mob while being rewarded with a day off school, the reward of feeling special, the thrill of having access to secret knowledge in your heart that the Enemies of the People can never know.

    Big thing for a five year old.

    Be one of the biggest memories of their year

  38. Notafan

    I see struth still thinks we should hand over our children to the state for the instillation of morals, ethics and values

    Sure schools are brainwashing kids, because their parents let them

    Most of them think the same way their kids teachers do

    If people are concerned enough they will home school

  39. H B Bear

    Bored, single women who can’t bare not to feel good about their empty lives by virtue signalling as madly as possible.

    So they go off and make tea and coffee for the GetUp swampies and Lock the Gate crew. Before heading off to a Friends of the ALPBC meeting and the Byron Bay Writers Festival. There would be a great comedy series for a bunch of blokes in drag but I suspect you would have trouble getting the ALPBC producers to commission it.

  40. Notafan

    Hmm the French aren’t stupid they see sharia law being introduced in Nantes

    Also goes back to the comment regarding the attitude of muslim men to the hijabless -what the right hand possesses fodder

    That thing in Nantes

  41. Mater

    Unfortunately for some this is the case. Unfortunately for the rest of us the 50 plus female empty nester/never had kids crowd are the squekiest wheels when it comes to social justice issues.

    Without kids, they are looking for something to define their lives. Unfortunately, that usually means trying to define other people’s lives.

  42. H B Bear

    Big thing for a five year old.
    Be one of the biggest memories of their year

    All we ever got was an excursion to the Tip Top bakery and a free Hungry Jacks bun.

  43. Notafan

    None of my children have been captured by the left

    Fancy that

  44. H B Bear

    These girls know what’s up #climatestrike

    Fvck ScoMo is something we can all get behind. If that first chick is taking the day off school she should really go and get a decent haircut.

  45. Boambee John

    more Australians still recognised Ms Bishop than the Prime Minister, with 82 per cent of respondents saying they had heard of her versus 75 per cent for Mr Morrison

    More Australians attend sporting events where Bitchop is a regular attendee?

  46. Nob

    Labor wants more Australian musician success stories and has promised $28 million

    The crap sound of government sanctioned music.

  47. Bruce of Newcastle

    These girls know what’s up #climatestrike

    I wonder if the one on the left even knows what coal is?
    Or that it was made from CO2 by plants?

  48. None of my children have been captured by the left

    One of mine has.
    But he is also earning close to $0.5M USD pa from hard right commerce, so I’m hoping the $ will swing him round as he ages.

  49. Peter Campion

    Today’s letters submission may give Cats a chuckle…

    The Editor

    From the ABC’s website, “Crocodile attack rates have surged more than 20-fold in Timor-Leste in less than a decade — and experts think crocs from the Northern Territory could be to blame.”

    Yep, under-informed greenie do-gooders have tripped over the “Law of Unintended Consequences” yet again.

    From the ABC’s story, “A successful conservation [approach] for crocodiles in one country, basically a developed country, has had serious ramifications on the rate of fatalities on another country, a developing country.”

    So there you have it; greenies saved crocs here and they went next door and are eating our neighbours. Why does anyone ever listen to greenies?

    (103 words)
    Peter Campion

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-25/crocodile-attack-timor-leste-east-northern-territory-grahame/10519552

  50. Boambee John

    Zulu

    Well said, Mother Lode – could it be that that’s how the resident Fascist hyena Leftie of this blog, thinks of itself?

    m0nty once announced his hoped for position in the coming fascist left dictatorship.

    Didn’t take that much notice at the time, but I think it was head of the secret police.

  51. Roger

    Without kids, they are looking for something to define their lives. Unfortunately, that usually means trying to define other people’s lives.

    ‘She’s the sort of woman who lives for others – you can tell the others by their hunted expression.’

    C. S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters.

  52. Senile Old Guy

    Asked on Nine’s Today why the Liberal Party didn’t just “let Julie Bishop run the show” given her popularity, Mr Pyne responded: “We have a leader, it’s Scott Morrison. We are not changing the leader again.”

    This is a new meme: Bishop is popular. Where is it coming from? Like Turnbull, she is probably popular with people who will never vote for the LNP.

    The Australian Institute, a left wing think tank, found more Australians still recognised Ms Bishop than the Prime Minister, with 82 per cent of respondents saying they had heard of her versus 75 per cent for Mr Morrison

    The Australia Institute: a group of people, followed by people, who would never vote LNP. But, hey, the left wing MSM like them.

  53. For the progressives, the 1950’s represent conservatives.

    Which is funny coming from the ideology whose economic foundations come from the 1848 rantings of a degenerate Kraut.

    And their idea of energy generation? From the 14th Century.

    Their new best mates and top of the victim totem pole? Backward 7th Century goat herders.

    The “culture” they want to celebwate and protect? 40,000 BC indolent, brutal tribes whose most brilliant invention was a hunting stick and a farty log.

    Yep, real fucking “Progressive”.
    Leftards hate the 1950’s because they want 1984.

  54. bespoke

    Notafan
    #2875712, posted on November 30, 2018 at 11:20 am
    Sure schools are brainwashing kids, because their parents let them

    When you’ve got no choice in a mandated system that controls the future of your kid Iv had to hold myself back sometimes. All it takes is one vindictive teacher to poison the rest against your kid.

  55. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Didn’t take that much notice at the time, but I think it was head of the secret police.

    You and I would have dossiers on us, no doubt?

  56. Notafan

    Apparently the left loved Turnbull too

    They just didn’t vote for him

    Julie Bishop being loved by the populace is a big fat lie

    #womenwhovoteforwomenbecausetheyarewomen

  57. Boambee John

    OSC

    I do hope Jordan Peterson’s on-line university gets going, and can be replicated for primary and secondary students in Australia.

    I would like to see Arky’s on line maths school get going.

  58. Snoopy

    The Australian Institute, a left wing think tank, found more Australians still recognised Ms Bishop than the Prime Minister

    Once seen, those arms can never be forgotten.

  59. Peter Campion

    Leftards hate the 1950’s because they want 1984.

    Well said, Mr Rusty.

    BTW, my “It’s OK to be White but not Green” T-shirts came, thank you. Nice work – sadly 3XL is too small for this barrel-chested brute, but they’ll fit my barrel-chested sons. <(-;

  60. Mother Lode

    Actually he replaced them with the German Labour Front and Strength Through Joy organisation. In essence, he socialised the Union Movement…and what a socialist’s wet dream it was.

    Exactly.

    The German union movement (as in many countries) had long since been infiltrated by the Soviets. Hitler wanted to control the German unions – just as the Soviet government controlled the Russian labour organisations.

  61. Roger

    Labor wants more Australian musician success stories and has promised $28 million…

    I propose a rock opera on the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd years.

    Ghosts of asylum seekers drowned at sea could form the chorus, commenting ironically as the plot unfolds.

  62. Old School Conservative

    Kids on strike with no consequences?
    Send each child absent from school a bill for their share of school resources.
    It costs money to provide land, buildings, teachers, photocopiers and smart boards – even if the little petals are on strike.
    Learn a little about the blow back from real life strikes.
    (Except for the cowardly employers who still pay striking workers.)

  63. C.L.

    Jean Hinchcliffe, a 14-year-old student from Fort Street High School in Sydney, told BuzzFeed News that many of her peers are distressed by climate change and feel as though the government isn’t listening to scientists.

    “Every young person I know is passionate about it,” she said. “We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news. We all know that it’s true.”

    LOL.

  64. Notafan

    Those kids were from Castlemaine

    Offspring of woke country folk who see what the real problems are in Australia

    Oh wait

  65. Des Deskperson

    ‘It’s funny because one of the most common defences rolled out to prove that Hitler wasn’t a socialist is “how could he be, he quashed the Trade Unions”.

    Ironically, if that’s the correct use of the term, pretty much the same thing happened in the certifiably socialist Soviet Union. The ‘All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions’ was part of the Communist government apparatus. Anyone attempting to form a genuine trade union under Stalin would have been immediately shot.

  66. Notafan

    We’ve seen it on TV.

    It must be true!

  67. H B Bear

    Prof van Wrongselen dishes up another serve of wrongology – and it’s a beauty.

    Criticisms of past inaction aside, maybe the phrases can sit together: because while Bishop’s actions might be too little too late for some, it’s certainly better late than never to hear her roar.

    The vocal not-to-be-intimidated Bishop we are starting to see now would be a far better Prime Minister than Scott Morrison, who seemingly doesn’t know what he really believes in.

    Teh Australian’s Twitter subs either have a highly developed sense of irony (or more likely none at all) with the headline, “The real Julie steps up.” The real Julie is heading the same place the real Julia ended up – straight over the cliff.

  68. areff

    Press release just received from Melbourne University Press. Ms Adler’s sheltered workshop has screwed the pooch again:


    Dear Media Friends

    We have just received the following advice from the County Court of Victoria kindly requesting us to contact all who have received the announcement that C ardinal by Louise Milligan won the 2018 Civic Choice Award of The Melbourne Prize. Would you please kindly read and remove the announcement from any of your platforms?

    “Please note that the matter of the Director of Public Prosecutions v George P e l l is currently before the County Court of Victoria. The trial is currently before a jury and his Honour Chief Judge Peter Kidd is presiding over this trial.

    “This press release has been brought to the attention of his Honour.

    “The Chief Judge is sufficiently concerned about it that his Honour will be raising the press release with Counsel in Court immediately after lunch today.

    “I kindly request that in the mean time the press release be removed from your website, social media or any other platform that is currently published on. I note that there is a suppression order in relation to these proceedings and as they are currently on foot, the sub judice rule applies.

    “Further, I request that you contact everyone who has received this release and alert them to the matters above.”

    Many thanks

    Emma Rusher
    Head of Marketing and Sales
    Melbourne University Publishing

  69. Eyrie

    “The more a government funds the arts the worse they are.
    And the more politicised they are.”
    The more a government funds ANYTHING the worse it is.
    And the more politicised they are.
    FIFY, Struth.

  70. Bruce of Newcastle

    From the ABC’s website, “Crocodile attack rates have surged more than 20-fold in Timor-Leste in less than a decade — and experts think crocs from the Northern Territory could be to blame.”

    Peter – The poor things were fleeing.

  71. Mater

    Those kids were from Castlemaine
    Offspring of woke country folk who see what the real problems are in Australia
    Oh wait

    Nope. Castlemaine used to be the Hot Rod capital of Australia. Real Bogan stuff but honest, hard working people.
    Of late, it has been the victim of a mass influx of cashed-up Melbourne ‘Tree Changers’.
    The main characters within the ‘Friends of the Earth’ organisation, now live there.
    They move around the state, as a group, from town meeting to town meeting convincing local councils that specific initiatives have wide spread popular support with their constituents.
    A REAL cesspit.

  72. Oh come on

    Dozens of hours, nice. Tapes, lovely tapes! And it’s about Russia reportedly, not the Stormy stuff.

    No wonder Trump has been whining. The string section is winding up for the big crescendo.

    So the Cohen development is definitely going nowhere. Thanks for confirming that, m0nts.

    PS. You’ve been using that crescendo metaphor for months. Might want to change things up a bit.

  73. stackja

    C.L.
    #2875687, posted on November 30, 2018 at 10:58 am

    JB would be like Carmen, Joan and Julia.

  74. Peter Castieau

    Delivered a motorhome yesterday that cost the owner $208,000.

    State and government taxes totalled $31,000.

    They made more out of it than my boss!

    FMD!

  75. Oh come on

    Why not install Bishop as PM? It’ll drive another stake into the heart of the LP, which can’t be a bad thing.

  76. Boambee John:

    Rather than a mech brigade, better to send senior NCOs and junior/mid ranking officers (no-one below corporal or above major).

    Your point is well taken – that the retention rate of enlisted is not long enough for value to be gained from the deployment – but I believe one of the reasons for the low retention rates is that the enlisted are bored.
    A vignette for you: 1993 in the Mess at Latchford Barracks, the young woman CC waiter was taking orders from the Subbies. Everyone noticed a campaign ribbon and I looked around the table and the predominant facial colour was green. All the Subbies were envious as hell. She had something they all wanted – experience in a war zone. It didn’t matter what the ribbon was for, she had done what they had signed up for and their chance of getting the experience was virtually nil.
    The same thing was evident among the medics at the med center. They wanted to get out there and have a bloody good go at what they trained for.
    That’s why I believe a rotation of units is a good answer.

  77. C.L.

    So the prize given to the Milligan book is grounds for a (second) botched trial.

  78. Eyrie

    Bishop only got 11 votes from the parliamentary party, including hers. She’s deluded.

  79. struth

    I see struth still thinks we should hand over our children to the state for the instillation of morals, ethics and values

    If you were a bloke I’d call you an utter fuckwit.

    Fuckwit doesn’t fit the female as a descriptive term for an obtuse, stubborn, argue for the sake of it, bee in the bonnet, lying when you can’t win an argument( by stating people said things they did not), unable to comprehend basic English, with a religious superiority complex based on needing to hang off the word of other humans in a religious bureaucracy, type of woman who has way too much to say for herself for her limited intellect.

    Maybe “fuckwit” should be the descriptive word here, being it all about equality these days.
    I can think of none more apt.

  80. Des Deskperson

    ‘I propose a rock opera on the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd years.’

    Hmmm. Remember ‘Keating; the Musical’.

    It was billed as a ‘satire’ but it was actually a suck-holing panegyric with Keating as a compassionate and sexy visionary and Howard as a spastic dwarf.

    The same thing would happen to your rock opera once the luvvies got their hands on it. A decent, far-sighted government done in by the misogynists, the shock-jocks and the backroom boys. Abbott would be portrayed as a hideous shambling ogre.

  81. H B Bear

    Why not install Bishop as PM? It’ll drive another stake into the heart of the LP, which can’t be a bad thing.

    Yep the Lieborals need to start governing for the LOLs.

  82. zyconoclast

    The Trump administration is expected to announce in the coming days its highly anticipated federal rule banning bump stocks, according to a report.

    “Bump stocks turn semiautomatic guns into illegal machine guns. This final rule sends a clear message: Illegal guns have no place in a law-and-order society, and we will continue to vigorously enforce the law to keep these illegal weapons off the street,” a senior Justice Department official told CNN Wednesday.

    The new regulation will require bump stock owners to destroy or surrender their devices within 90 days, according to outlet.

  83. rickw

    Delivered a motorhome yesterday that cost the owner $208,000.

    State and government taxes totalled $31,000.

    They made more out of it than my boss!

    FMD!

    Australian Governments are parasitic.

  84. rickw

    The new regulation will require bump stock owners to destroy or surrender their devices within 90 days, according to outlet.

    DJT, good luck with shitting on your voter base.

  85. struth

    Bishop has come on because the UN have got nervous after sco mo didn’t sign the sovereignty over to the UN as he was supposed to, and before the refugee one is due to be signed, he has to go.
    He wouldn’t dare back out of Paris, though.

    Wasn’t he way more popular in the preferred PM stakes?

    This is just another sign, while we watch children who have been brainwashed by UN education policy, of just how far the corruption is and how completely and utterly under attack we are.

  86. stackja

    New breakthroughs in combatting tech support scams
    Nov 29, 2018 | Courtney Gregoire – Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit

    On Nov. 27 and 28, over 100 local India law enforcement officials from Gurgaon and Noida raided 16 call center locations identified as engaged in tech support fraud by Microsoft, resulting in 39 arrests so far. These call center operations fraudulently represented themselves as affiliated with a number of respected companies including Microsoft, Apple, Google, Dell and HP. The New York Times reports that Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Pal Sharma stated “the scammers had extracted money from thousands of victims, most of whom were American or Canadian.” Microsoft alone has received over 7,000 victim reports associated with these 16 locations from over 15 countries.

    Anyone may receive an unwanted phone call or experience a pop-up window on your device with a “warning” that your computer has a problem requiring immediate tech support. These messages are often very convincing and use scare tactics to entice consumers into contacting a fraudulent “tech support” call center. Call center operators typically encourage the victim to provide remote access to their device for “further diagnosis” before charging the victim a fee – typically between $150 – $499 – for unnecessary tech support services. In addition to losing money, victims leave their computer vulnerable to other attacks, such as malware, during a remote access session.

    This latest raid comes just six weeks after the successful raid operation by the Delhi Cyber Crime Cell of 10 call center locations resulting in the arrest of 24 individuals and the seizure of substantial evidence including call scripts, live chats, voice call recordings and customer records from tech support fraud operations. The case was also registered by the Delhi Cyber Crime Cell on the basis of a complaint by Microsoft.

  87. Boambee John

    Winston

    Your point is well taken – that the retention rate of enlisted is not long enough for value to be gained from the deployment – but I believe one of the reasons for the low retention rates is that the enlisted are bored.

    That comes rather too close to an argument that we should stay in Afghanistan (or some other low scale war) to improve retention.

    The subbies would be covered by my suggestion, if the medics want to see blood second them to Friday and Saturday night duty at an inner city emergency ward.

    BTW, neither of our proposals has a snowb a ll’s chance in H e l l of happening. See embassy/Jerusalem case.

  88. zyconoclast

    This is just another sign, while we watch children who have been brainwashed by UN education policy, of just how far the corruption is and how completely and utterly under attack we are.

    All schools are public schools.
    Some just cost more and have better facilities. The real advantage these have is you self segregate away from most of the violent, low IQ, diversity crowd.

  89. rickw

    “Every young person I know is passionate about it,” she said. “We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news. We all know that it’s true.”

    Every young person in late 1930’s Germany would say pretty much the same thing about a slightly different issue.

  90. Mater

    The subbies would be covered by my suggestion, if the medics want to see blood second them to Friday and Saturday night duty at an inner city emergency ward.

    We used to do that with our Combat Medics.

  91. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    The subbies would be covered by my suggestion, if the medics want to see blood second them to Friday and Saturday night duty at an inner city emergency ward.

    Special Air Service Regiment used to send their medics to the emergency wards at Royal Perth and Fremantle hospitals – at least one mouthy drunk took a swing at the medic, to get dumped on his ar$e…

  92. Mother Lode

    Any day now. Any daaaaaay…..

  93. John Constantine

    After all the bastardry from coca cola amatil to bring down the Abbott government by demanding subsidies for their SPC ardmona rump business, they announce today they are getting rid of it.

    After the victorian government kicked money in.

    Crony socialism, best way to run a business.

    Poor old Shepparton, used as a voteherd welfare plantation, will SPC stay operating, or is sugary canned fruit a dying business?.

    Obviously using shepparton as a host community for an even larger refugee dispersal area is the politically correct result.

    Comrades.

  94. Bushkid

    “We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news.

    And therein lies the problem, kid. In your very short 14 years of life you have seen nothing, learned nothing, experienced nothing.

    You’ve grown up in a very sheltered bubble, exposed only to what the MSM, your misinformed parents, your malignantly indoctrinated teachers have allowed you to be exposed to and have beaten into your not-yet-mature brain so you really have no concept of critical thinking or of considering any alternative point of view. These people have not been kind to you at all.

    Get out of your air-conditioned home and school and shopping malls. Get out of your limited world of social media and on-line conformity. Get out into the wider world, even here in your own country, get your hands dirty working alongside country kids as they help generate income on the family farm. Spend time listening to old people (yes, those icky, wrinkled boring people who’ve lived many decades, in some case a whole century) who have lived through changing and tumultuous times. They’ve seen and heard it all before – and in some case know from bitter personal experience that you, in your 14-year-old childs existence, have absolutely no clue what you’re talking about.

    Instead of wagging school and posing outside politicians offices so you look good on farce book or twit-wits, why not go to a decent library and get out one of those boring old books about world history that were written before your parents were born and before any inconvenient historical facts were shoved down the memory hole. Seek out different ideas and opinions, those that oppose or clash with your teachers. Realise that there’s so much you don’t know and aren’t being told.

    Oh, and read Orwell’s 1984 and Animal Farm too. They might just give you an inkling of what’s going on.

  95. struth

    We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news.

    Said the Hitler youth about the glorious Nazis.

  96. calli

    An anthem for the New Youth:

  97. Mother Lode

    Hmmm. Remember ‘Keating; the Musical’.

    It was billed as a ‘satire’ but it was actually a suck-holing panegyric with Keating as a compassionate and sexy visionary and Howard as a spastic dwarf.

    It also finished by having Keating winning the 1996 election and Howard slinking away humiliated but cursing under his breath,

    I believe Keating saw it many times – apparently unperturbed by the inaccuracies – and clapping like a seal at his favourite bits.

    The man was utterly devoid of shame at being seen in public licking his own bits.

  98. Bruce of Newcastle

    New breakthroughs in combatting tech support scams

    Microsoft and Telstra’s technical support staff with oddly Paki-sounding accents are well known at Café Bruce. The birds take no notice.

    I was interested by this article today.

    Australians help bust Manila fraudsters

    Philippine police have arrested eight foreigners allegedly operating a scam that offers fraudulent stocks to retired workers and pensioners abroad, police say.

    Authorities tracked down the suspects with the help of private investigators from Australia who were handling complaints from Australian pensioners who were defrauded, said Guillermo Eleazar, a regional police director.

    “The Filipinos were hired as telemarketers,” he said. “They would talk to the victims to convince them to invest on stocks that do not exist.”

    The suspects call or communicate with at least 50 potential victims, mostly foreigners, every day through social media accounts, according to investigators.

    “Not all of the victims are lured into investing, but if they are able to dupe one or two victims a day, that already serves as an accomplishment for them,” Eleazar said.

    So a boiler room in the Philippines was managing to con one or two Aussies per 50 contacts to invest large sums in shares that didn’t exist.

    We have (a) too much money in this country and (b) too few brains.

  99. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news.

    What I learned about at school was about the forthcoming ice age (not the drug, the frozen water ice) and Paul Erlich’s book “The Population Bomb.” on how the world was going to stave to death.

  100. calli

    I learned about Silent Spring, whereupon millions died from malaria.

  101. Notafan

    but I believe one of the reasons for the low retention rates is that the enlisted are bored.

    Even the international posting are boring

    worse if anything
    basically confined to base
    hardly surprising should you be posted somewhere in the ME

  102. John Constantine

    Bayer owns monsanto, maker of roundup.

    To fire twelve thousand workers worldwide, maybe sell off the ten billion dollar animal health division.

    Their abc declare this a good start.

    Their abc also call their cathy mcgowan stalinist abc backed rural independent movement Australias Orange Revolution.

    The rural independent orange revolution party looking for a replacement for saint cathy to pass their safe seat down to.

  103. Mother Lode

    Yesterday I suggested a trail of Krispy Kremes, leading to a full box beneath a 10 tonne weight, as an possible approach to Monty’s re-education.

    Suddenly I learn that the free enterprise, beautiful solicitous efficient free enterprise, has anticipated my needs.

    Thus

  104. Cactus

    It is disturbing how so many people in the press cannot divorce their views from the reporting. A bunch of people offering their free advice to the Liberal Party on how it can be saved from ‘right wing wreckers’ if only they got with the left wing programme. Somehow all the right wing policies that broadly 40-60% of the electorate would want (issue dependent) are somehow beyond the pale.

    This should be headlined “Delusional Left Wing Journalists offer advice to the Liberals on how to outflank Labor on the left”.

    https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/liberals-who-think-they-must-burn-the-party-to-save-it-are-deluded-20181129-p50j3t.html

  105. H B Bear

    Crony socialism, best way to run a business.

    It’s the Australian way. Just ask Geoff Dixon.

  106. Cactus

    Matt Canavan – looks like perhaps he might be a smart political operative. He has made front/top page of both the SMH and the Age with some great quotes. They obviously think he is a dinosaur and everyone will laugh at him. But he is getting his enemies to advertise a key message the Liberals need the electorate to hear. Could this be deliberate political nous?

    Trump got elected spending less money by the media foolishly carrying his messages for free…

    https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/climate-change-protest-will-lead-to-dole-queue-minister-tells-students-20181130-p50jbt.html

  107. ZK2A:
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6441577/Bassam-Hamzys-deprived-life-bars-laid-bare.html
    What I would give for a Truth Drug and the opportunity to use it on that collection of human excreta called the Hamzyz Family.

  108. Notafan

    I can only assume you had not much to do with your one child’s upbringing struth

    Those parents that care do

    I’m sick of your hysterics, you are incredibly inconsistent with your ‘rants’

    Your claim regarding the Titanic was incorrect

    Yes some men are heroes that doesn’t make you all heroes

    The most sickening events in human history have been orchestrated by men

    Your suggestion re going tribal was just stupid

    You constantly drag me into your comments, and throw hissy fits when I respond

    can I not have a mind of my own?

    I don’t tell lies btw

    its a moral thing

  109. struth

    I learned my teachers were left wing freaks who complained they weren’t getting the respect they didn’t deserve.
    The PE teachers were off on camps rooting students as they were only a few years older anyway.
    The science teachers were nearly dead old senile buggers and the English teacher liked flashing the gash while sitting on her desk facing us.
    One student teacher (all were to be given a go in SA at the time) came to school with his long hair matted and filthy, John Lennon glasses on and grey tracky dacks held up with rope.
    Picture Neil from the young ones.
    I had a maths teacher have the whole class ridicule me because I stated I would never vote Labor.
    This was about the same time the Police were a new band and high in the charts.
    These days, people I know unfortunate enough to take school groups away on bus trips often can’t tell who the teacher is when they arrive to pick the group up.

    Arky and many decent people are the result of the complete and utter destruction of our education system.
    Look at him.
    He’s a mess!!!!!!!

    Ironically I had a few teachers follow me on the convoy from Adelaide to Canberra.
    One beautiful old lady , full of integrity but completely embittered by the way she was forced out of education.
    She wasn’t forced out by being right wing.
    She was forced out by wishing to remain neutral.
    She drove her little car all the way to Canberra and was a person I will never forget.
    Salt of the earth.
    It all starts in our scoo…..shcewel, skool…….schools.

  110. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    I learned my teachers were left wing freaks who complained they weren’t getting the respect they didn’t deserve.

    I remember a Lefty teacher, prominent in the anti Viet Nam war movement, being smashed into the next postcode, by the father of a soldier who had just been killed there…

  111. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    David Leyonhjelm introduces bill to slash taxes

    Adam Creighton
    Economics Editor
    @Adam_Creighton
    38 minutes ago November 30, 2018
    1 Comment

    Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has introduced a bill to abolish more than nine taxes and slash the overall take by more than $600bn over three years, including introducing a ‘flat tax’ of 20 per cent of workers’ incomes.

    The politically charged bill, introduced yesterday into the Senate, the second last week of parliament for the year, would set both the personal and company tax rate 20 per cent, lift the tax free threshold to $40,000, and abolish tobacco, alcohol, and fuel excise.

    “High taxes stop Australians from spending their own money. High taxes also discourage Australians from saving, impede investment and employment, and impose unnecessary compliance costs on individuals and businesses,” Senatoe Leyonhjelm said, introducing the bill.

    “Such a massive tax reduction is warranted because tax involves using coercion to take someone’s property, and so should be kept to a minimum,” he added.

    An accompanying Parliamentary Budget Office costing said the reform would see collections slump $187bn in the first year of operation, rising to $221bn by the third. “Sin taxes are stratospheric in Australia and are totally disproportionate to associated taxpayer-funded health costs,” the senator said.

    From the Oz. Game on.

  112. H B Bear

    I learned my teachers were left wing freaks who complained they weren’t getting the respect they didn’t deserve.

    Teachers are the worst for this. Even worse than muzzies.

  113. C.L.

    Young climate protesters deliver a message:

  114. thefrollickingmole

    We have (a) too much money in this country and (b) too few brains.

    We also have a population that knows deep down any investment in Australia is a mugs game as the government will either regulate it out of existence, tax it to death or “assist it” into being controlled by some maaaates.

    Same reason housing is insanely expensive, because its about the last vestige of a “safe investment” for an unsophisticated investor.

  115. struth

    I don’t tell lies btw

    its a moral thing

    Is that because you make sure others see you go to church so you can lecture everybody?

    The most sickening events in human history have been orchestrated by men

    Not western men, you typically civilization ignorant bint.

    My son, as I have stated here before, is a fine upstanding, right wing young man.

    I fought the schools as a parent and spent many unnecessary hours of my life countering the bullshit the schools were preaching.

    Yes some men are heroes that doesn’t make you all heroes

    Where in the world did you get that great crock of shit from?

    Case in point.
    I have not only never said men are all heroes, and I’ve never even said some.
    You are just so out of your depth here, you are deluding yourself and reading what you think is written, not what I actually said.

    And remember, you were the smartarse that started all of this by not comprehending what I wrote in the first place.
    I have tried to be nice with you and it got me nowhere.
    It is no hissy fit, Nota, it’s just you getting the fight you asked for.
    And there’s plenty more from me if you want it.
    You are making an idiot of yourself the more you keep this up, as it’s blatantly obvious to all who read this blog that you are misquoting me, lying and dribbling all manner of shit, because you haven’t a decent argument.
    We realise you don’t take losing well, but please for your own sake, comprehend what you are reading, and then think twice before sticking your other foot in your mouth.

  116. thefrollickingmole

    David Leyonhjelm introduces bill to slash taxes

    In sure the Liberals will be first in line to support this, followed by Derryn Hinchs liver seeking the sweet release of death from its host.

  117. Robber Baron

    What do they consider comprises musical success?

    I’m gonna compose a musical titled “It’s Springtime for Shorten.” It’s gonna be bigger than Berlin!

  118. Senile Old Guy

    David Crowe, via The Age, telling the LNP what they need to do.

    There is no perfect answer for any political party debating its direction. What is so debilitating for the Liberals is the constant argument that saps the party’s energy in disputes about climate change, the treatment of women, religious freedom, gay rights and more.

    All left wing issues, except religious freedom, which the LNP does not seem to defend much anymore.

    Any Liberal who believed in the legacy of Robert Menzies would have heeded a warning from an MP like Julia Banks to adjust to the modern world.

    Yes! He really wrote that. The solution to losing to the ALP is…yes, going further left.

    The blame game over Banks is another example of the toxic culture. Liberals who blame Turnbull for all their woes conveniently forget all the time Abbott spent bagging the government in speeches and in the media.

    Crowe conveniently forgets that Turnbell left Abbott out of cabinet, on the back bench, and the LNP has a tradition of allowing the bank bench to comment on issues. Crowe also conveniently fails to mention that Turnbull, when in cabinet, leaked against Abbott continually and pulled stunts to embarrass the government and Abbott.

    Those who condemn Banks for leaving the Liberals still cosy up to Cory Bernardi, who deserted the party less than two years ago.

    Bernardi left because of the left wing course the LNP was taking and he started a new conservative movement. Banks appears to be having a tantrum and says she was going to quit anyway.

  119. Oh come on

    Let me get this straight. Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying, and now he’s going to be Mueller’s star witness? Gee he sounds like a super credible guy. I can see why m0nty is so gleeful.

  120. Senile Old Guy

    Apologies! Block quote fail.

  121. Mother Lode

    Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has introduced a bill to abolish more than nine taxes and slash the overall take by more than $600bn over three years, including introducing a ‘flat tax’ of 20 per cent of workers’ incomes.

    Sadly this will go nowhere in itself. This policy doesn’t have ‘a snowflakes chance in open debate’ of being legislated.

    It could be a catalyst for a broader discussion on taxes, I suppose, although I doubt many people have the mental furniture to grasp it. They have all been brought up on keynesian ideas and have had inculcated into them the idea that the government has absolute authority over everything.

    It helps with branding the LDP for the upcoming election, I suppose. Definitely not to be confused with the Liberals if they are talking about reducing taxes.

  122. Bruce of Newcastle

    Well done David L!
    We’ve been waiting for such a statement.

    John Howard attempted to get WorkChoices through the Senate 47 times before finally succeeding.
    You can argue the merits or otherwise of the bill, but you can’t argue his commitment.
    Rubber to the road.

  123. C.L.

    The fact that Cohen is charged with the notoriously phony ‘crime’ of lying to Congress tells you immediately that he gave Mueller nothing of any use for Getting Twump.

  124. Mother Lode

    In sure the Liberals will be first in line to support this, followed by Derryn Hinchs liver seeking the sweet release of death from its host.

    Put in a rider to reduce excise on grog and Hinch will be making a stand (albeit an unsteadily swaying one) for the principle of lower taxation.

  125. Oh come on

    I mean, seriously. m0nty and his ilk are turning cartwheels because Cohen gave 70 hours of testimony to Mueller – UNDER OATH!!!

    Cohen has just pled guilty to lying under oath. Golly gosh it’s going to be incredibly difficult to undermine the credibility of this guy’s testimony, isn’t it.

  126. Speedbox

    Death Giraffe
    #2875604, posted on November 30, 2018 at 8:26 am

    Sadly, I think you’re correct. The soft totalitarianism engages ever so gently but will increase as time passes. The masses won’t realise until it is too late (and maybe not care). There are a range of other issues that can affect but fundamentally, I also agree with Mater: At some point, ……… we’ll need to pay our debts and start paying for the socialist lifestyle. That’s when it’ll get ugly.

    Australia doesn’t live in a vacuum and the inexorable march to the Left is a global phenomenon. Sooner or later there will have to be a reckoning and that reckoning will be, from both the philosophical and physical standpoints, to the death.

  127. Infidel Tiger

    Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has introduced a bill to abolish more than nine taxes and slash the overall take by more than $600bn over three years, including introducing a ‘flat tax’ of 20 per cent of workers’ incomes.

    The politically charged bill, introduced yesterday into the Senate, the second last week of parliament for the year, would set both the personal and company tax rate 20 per cent, lift the tax free threshold to $40,000, and abolish tobacco, alcohol, and fuel excise.

    “High taxes stop Australians from spending their own money. High taxes also discourage Australians from saving, impede investment and employment, and impose unnecessary compliance costs on individuals and businesses,” Senatoe Leyonhjelm said, introducing the bill.

    Magnificent. Pie in the sky, but magnificent.

  128. Monty, you obviously haven’t read beyond the headline. Cohen has led with the nothing burger of all nothing burgers. He says he (Cohen) was still waffling about numerous things that never came to pass after the Iowa caucus and, at the same time, saying he hadn’t even been to Moscow. He has nothing to save himself from all of the bad crimes he has been exposed of committing. If I were Cohen I’d be more afraid of the prosecutions that will put him away forever than I would be about Mueller who is closer than ever to becoming yesterday’s fish and chip wrapper.

    Cohen would be most afraid that Mueller has evidence that he went to Prague. If he does, it’s all over.

  129. thefrollickingmole

    Londinistan…

    Female genital mutilation cases more than double in a year in UK
    Social work assessments show ‘alarming rise’ to 1,960 cases reported in 2017-18

    Whos to blame??
    The analysis, by the Local Government Association, also reveals that abuse of children linked to faith or belief – including witchcraft and spirit possession – has gone up by 12%.

    The Amish, Catholics and witches???

    Oh and how are they dealing with it?

    It has been more than three decades since FGM was made illegal in the UK, but there is yet to be a successful prosecution. The first case, in 2015, resulted in an NHS doctor being acquitted in less than 30 minutes.

    So as you can see its being treated super serial over there.
    Not one prosecution…

  130. Bruce of Newcastle

    Last day of the month is always entertaining.
    Already today I’ve had two Indian gentlemen inquiring how much discount am I getting from my energy supplier?
    Those KPIs don’t fulfil themselves.

  131. Oh come on

    Cohen would be most afraid that Mueller has evidence that he went to Prague.

    No, m0nts, if Cohen didn’t actually go to Prague he wouldn’t be afraid of this at all.

  132. Let me get this straight. Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying, and now he’s going to be Mueller’s star witness? Gee he sounds like a super credible guy. I can see why m0nty is so gleeful.

    It’s all about those tapes that Cohen kept of his phone calls. His testimony will be useful to illustrate points from the tapes. The tapes won’t lie.

  133. No, m0nts, if Cohen didn’t actually go to Prague he wouldn’t be afraid of this at all.

    Still waiting on any evidence that disproves anything in the Steele dossier.

  134. Without kids, they are looking for something to define their lives. Unfortunately, that usually means trying to define other people’s lives.

    Nailed it better than Muttley’s chin.

  135. Oh come on

    Actually, I think Cohen would be most afraid that Mueller has evidence that he is the Zodiac Killer.

    Maybe someone disagrees. What Mueller-held evidence do you think Cohen would fear the most?

  136. Bruce of Newcastle

    The fact that Cohen is charged with the notoriously phony ‘crime’ of lying to Congress tells you immediately that he gave Mueller nothing of any use

    Apparently he got a month wrong.

    In August last year, Cohen told congressional investigators in a statement that in January 2016 it was decided the Moscow development “was not feasible for a variety of business reasons and should not be pursued further”.

    Cohen said that efforts to construct a Trump property in Moscow, the Russian capital, actually continued until June 2016

    Time crime!

  137. the notoriously phony ‘crime’ of lying to Congress

    LOL, the Cat’s very own Comical Ali strikes again.

  138. CL;
    http://reports.weforum.org/global-competitiveness-report-2018/competitiveness-rankings/
    Australia is #14.
    I have a funny feeling the report is not worth the paper it’s printed on. These figures obviously do not reflect the damage done by open borders lunatics, deep green lawfare, or the damage done to infrastructure by Marxist saboteurs.
    Australia at #14 is a turd rolled in glitter.

  139. Still waiting on any evidence that disproves anything in the Steele dossier.

    Muttley places the onus on proof on the accused.

    I’m shocked 😴

  140. Oh come on

    Still waiting on any evidence that disproves anything in the Steele dossier.

    No, it is incumbent upon you to prove the events contained in the Steele dossier happened.

  141. Bruce of Newcastle

    Still waiting on any evidence that disproves anything in the Steele dossier.

    M0nty – I’m still waiting on any evidence that disproves you are an alien from Alpha Centauri.

  142. Mother Lode

    Any day now. Any daaaay……

  143. Boambee John

    Cohen would be most afraid that Mueller has evidence that he went to Prague. If he does, it’s all over.

    Does anyone, apart from the lackey of the fascist left, believe that such evidence would not have already leaked if Mueller had it?

    We have had two Muellerweens and two ThanksMuellers, but so far not much meat to chew on.

  144. Infidel Tiger

    Godfreys co-founder John Johnston, who returned to take control of the ailing vacuum cleaner retailer at the age of 99, has died.

    That sucks.

  145. No, it is incumbent upon you to prove the events contained in the Steele dossier happened.

    Not me, Bobby Three Sticks.

  146. Roger

    “High taxes stop Australians from spending their own money.”

    The working classes can’t be trusted to spend their own money wisely.

    The government knows best.

  147. Mother Lode

    No, it is incumbent upon you to prove the events contained in the Steele dossier happened.

    Oh no!

    It will be like Christine Blazing-Fraud all over again if you apply that absurdly onerous standard.

  148. Death Giraffe

    Coming soon: Bird Cam.

  149. Oh come on

    m0nty has used the crescendo metaphor to describe some development in the Mueller investigation at least twice. He’s been predicting Trump’s imminent demise since Mueller was appointed. At this stage, m0nty is heading for a major breakdown.

    m0nts, have you thought about how you are going to cope if Mueller turns up nothing of any substance?

  150. thefrollickingmole

    Monty believes Putin has a tape of Trump/hookers peeing on a bed that Obama once used.

  151. Let me get this straight. Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying, and now he’s going to be Mueller’s star witness? Gee he sounds like a super credible guy. I can see why m0nty is so gleeful.

    Wrongologists will wrongologise.

  152. Oh come on

    Not me, Bobby Three Sticks.

    No, of course not *you*, m0nty. You’re a witless idiot who couldn’t be relied upon to sell pencils on a street corner.

  153. H B Bear

    Godfreys co-founder John Johnston, who returned to take control of the ailing vacuum cleaner retailer at the age of 99, has died.

    That is not a good omen.

  154. M0nty – I’m still waiting on any evidence that disproves you are an alien from Alpha Centauri.

    And none of this “human genes” crap. Everybody knows that it can potentially be replicated. So you need to prove that is impossible also.

  155. Death Giraffe

    You’re a witless idiot

    ..
    Monty is not an idiot.
    Nor is he naïve.
    He just runs the calculation different to you and I and comes up with a different solution.
    For sure that solution eventually involves a life of eating shit.
    But he may survive, and we not.

  156. Rohan

    Roger
    #2875738, posted on November 30, 2018 at 11:40 am
    Labor wants more Australian musician success stories and has promised $28 million…

    I propose a rock opera on the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd years.

    Ghosts of asylum seekers drowned at sea could form the chorus, commenting ironically as the plot unfolds.

    And it must include a reworded cover version of Midnight Oil’s “Beds are Burning”. To cover the pink bats scheme. It must have a stylistic video backdrop of an 18-19 year old getting electrocuted in a roofspace while stapling foil insulation in place. Then segueing to the chorus with Peter Garrett and KRudd doing the Garrett spaz dance in front of a street with all the houses on fire.

  157. C.L.

    Cohen would be most afraid that Mueller has evidence that he went to Prague.

    LOL.
    Cohen in Prague, Manafort in the Ecuadorian embassy, Custer at the Alamo.
    Early onset Monty.

  158. BTW, my “It’s OK to be White but not Green” T-shirts came, thank you. Nice work – sadly 3XL is too small for this barrel-chested brute, but they’ll fit my barrel-chested sons. <(-;

    That must be one helluva barrel! I don’t know if they accept returns for being too big for the largest size but I’ll find out.

    You could always give it to Barnaby and ask him to wear it to Parliament. That would be epic on stilts on the roof of the Burj Khalifa.

  159. thefrollickingmole

    Heres the summary of the steele crap.

    Summary

    – Russian regime has been cultivating, supporting and assisting TRUMP for
    at least 5 years. Aim, endorsed by PUTIN, has been to encourage splits and
    divisions in western alliance

    So in other words no Trump involvement…

    – So far TRUMP has declined various sweetener real estate business deals
    offered him in Russia in order to further the Kremlin’s cultivation of him.
    However he and his inner circle have accepted a regular flow of
    intelligence from the Kremlin, including on his Democratic and other
    political rivals

    In other words Trump HAS NOT accepted a bribe. It is ALLEDGED they did take material offered.

    – Former top Russian intelligence officer claims FSB has compromised
    TRUMP through his activities in Moscow sufficiently to be able to
    blackmail him. According to several knowledgeable sources, his conduct
    in Moscow has included perverted sexual acts which have been
    arranged/monitored by the FSB

    Pee pee – poo poo which has monty turgid with excitement, however for some odd reason these have never leaked despite the person doing so being able to effectively name their price.

    A dossier of compromising material on Hillary CLINTON has been collated
    by the Russian Intelligence Services over many years and mainly
    comprises bugged conversations she had on various visits to Russia and
    intercepted phone calls rather than any embarrassing conduct. The
    dossier is controlled by Kremlin spokesman, PESKOV, directly on PUTIN’S
    orders. However it has not as yet been distributed abroad, including to
    TRUMP
    . Russian intentions for its deployment still unclear

    So Im not sure how that squares up with the allegation above of “regular flow of information” unless its non Clinton related guff.

    https://archive.org/stream/TheSteelDossierTrumpIntelligenceAllegations/The%20Steele%20Dossier%20-%20Trump-Intelligence-Allegations_djvu.txt

  160. Infidel Tiger

    The Godfrey’s dude should be cremated, have his ashes spread, vacuumed up, and buried in one of his bags.

  161. Death Giraffe

    It is a very revelations solution is Monty’s.
    You may say, what is the attraction of living in a socialist hellhole with none of our freedoms or available goods?
    Yes. But he gets to watch us burn.

  162. H B Bear

    Nah reverse the hose and blow the old guy out like a celebratory firework.

  163. C.L.

    Hoover bit of respect please, IT.

  164. Bruce of Newcastle

    Coming soon: Bird Cam.

    I could sell footage on the internet.
    Lunchtime today I gave food to the magpies on the carport roof.
    The female koel decided she was hungry, so she crash landed in the middle of them.
    Hissing vs squawking.
    Outnumbered four to one she decided discretion was the better part of valour.
    And retreated abjectly to the camellia.
    Mr Koel then saw his chance to comfort her in her distress.
    He did so quite vigorously.
    After a bit of feather rearrangement pretty Ms Koel then came to me for some lunch.
    Which she accepted gracefully.

    Is http://www.koelxxx.com an available domain?

  165. Mater:

    No mystery. She was in Mozambique.

    Another stupid bloody millenial who believes the world revolves around them and that the sun shines out of their arse, bringing light to the world.
    Then, in violent country that has travel warnings up to its hairline, she comes across the Bloody Great Big Wall of Reality and Racial Hatred.
    That learning curve is bloody steep, but some people just won’t be told because “It couldn’t happen to me because I’m careful.”
    What a waste of a life.

  166. Death Giraffe

    Get yourself a YouTube channel Bruce.

  167. BTW did the section 44 citizenship drama expel anyone who wasn’t British, Irish, Welsh or Canadian?

    It did catch a few New Zealanders.
    The casual observer would think s.44 is for anglo-saxons only, as it seems to be blind to Greeks, Egyptians, Malaysians, & the like.

  168. We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news.

    A Government that had the slightest idea would immediately convene an emergency Royal Commission with sweeping powers to investigate and prosecute the deliberate and systematic indoctrination of school children. Then spend every waking hour exposing example after example of Socialist Scum and their vile, murderous ideology poisoning the future of the country. Only finally backing away when the people have dragged the rotten spivs through the streets to the tumbrils and demanded their kids are left alone to be raised right.

    In other words the SFL will soon be signing cheques for the climate cultists to be taught for a further 8 hours a week and replacing Maths lessons because numbers are racist.

  169. John of Mel

    The ever resourceful cats, I need your help. I remember seeing article (link?) about Australian education where the author compared education spending in the last 15-20 years to test results where we are placed below Kazakhstan in maths.
    Does anyone have it stored in their favourites by any chance?

    Thank you!

  170. Woolfe

    Here ya go Monts

    Donald J. Trump

    Verified account

    @realDonaldTrump
    15m
    15 minutes ago

    “This demonstrates the Robert Mueller and his partisans have no evidence, not a whiff of collusion, between Trump and the Russians. Russian project legal. Trump Tower meeting (son Don), perfectly legal. He wasn’t involved with hacking.” Gregg Jarrett. A total Witch Hunt!

  171. Woolfe

    And

    Donald J. Trump

    Verified account

    @realDonaldTrump
    3m
    3 minutes ago
    Alan Dershowitz: “These are not crimes. He (Mueller) has no authority to be a roving Commissioner. I don’t see any evidence of crimes.” This is an illegal Hoax that should be ended immediately. Mueller refuses to look at the real crimes on the other side. Where is the IG REPORT?

  172. Andreas

    Manafort in the Ecuadorian embassy

    Well of course he was, who else do you think was the cat burglar seen attempting to scale the embassy wall?

  173. 132andBush

    M0nty – I’m still waiting on any evidence that disproves you are an alien from Alpha Centauri.

    He is, Bruce.
    He crash landed on earth in a spaceship with a huge letter B on its hull.
    By a strange quirk, the letter B in the Alpha Centaurian script looks exactly like a flaccid penis here on earth.

  174. JC

    There is something totally fucked up in the US where a prosecutor goes looking for a crime, doesn’t find one and then makes up crimes called lying to the FBI…. and that becomes the central crime.

    Very disturbing.

  175. Bruce of Newcastle

    Very nice Arky! Looks comfy.
    I don’t do vids but here are the marital couple in a photo I took Monday.
    The male is black and the female light brown with spots.

  176. Death Giraffe

    What do you think that blackbird will like to eat, Bruce?

  177. H B Bear

    There is something totally fucked up in the US where a prosecutor goes looking for a crime, doesn’t find one and then makes up crimes called lying to the FBI…. and that becomes the central crime.

    Very disturbing.

    The success rate of US prosecutions would embarrass your average tin pot African country. So hardly surprising. About as good as their voting procedures.

  178. Top Ender

    Outrage over ‘grotesque’ auction of Nazi memorabilia

    A Jewish group has criticised an auction tomorrow of historical military memorabilia that includes Third Reich items such as a portrait of Hitler, a dagger with the etched motto “Alles fur Deutschland” and a Luftwaffe ring given to officers for bombing England.

    The auction by David G Smith Auctions is being held in Bredbo, near Cooma, includes military items from Germany, Japan, America and Britain.

    Anti-Defamation Commission chair Dvir Abramovich called the auction grotesque and outrageous.

    “It is a kick in the stomach to the victims, to the survivors who suffered and who lost relatives in the Holocaust, and to the Australian soldiers who died fighting to vanquish the Nazi regime,” Dr Abramovich said whose organisation fights anti-Semitism.

    “The Nazis committed monstrous crimes using the imagery and symbols being offered here, and trying to profit from these bloodstained items is abhorrent and demonstrates a lack of decency.”

    He said auction houses should not promote and display paraphernalia that represent genocide.

    “We call on David Smith to demonstrate moral and corporate responsibility and to immediately discontinue selling such items,” he said.

    “There should be no room for hate in our country, and it’s time for state and federal government to draw a line in the sand and to ban the sale of such materials.”

    Don Mahoney, from David G Smith auctions, said his father and uncles brought home souvenirs from fighting the Germans and Japanese in World War II.

    “We sell history and souvenirs that were brought home by our Diggers,” he said.

    “We can’t change history.”

    Mr Mahoney said it was important to acknowledge history instead of sweeping it under the rug.

    He said he had sold the memorabilia since 1973 to politicians, bankers, accountants and solicitors.

    “We’ve never had a neo-Nazi come along,” he said.

    “People just collect history.”

    In October, Melbourne auction house Downies withdrew Nazi artefacts from sale in response to criticism from Jewish groups.

    Oz complete article

  179. Top Ender

    Outrage over ‘grotesque’ auction of Nazi memorabilia

    A Jewish group has criticised an auction tomorrow of historical military memorabilia that includes Third Reich items such as a portrait of Hitler, a dagger with the etched motto “Alles fur Deutschland” and a Luftwaffe ring given to officers for bombing England.

    The auction by David G Smith Auctions is being held in Bredbo, near Cooma, includes military items from Germany, Japan, America and Britain.

    Anti-Defamation Commission chair Dvir Abramovich called the auction grotesque and outrageous.

    “It is a kick in the stomach to the victims, to the survivors who suffered and who lost relatives in the Holocaust, and to the Australian soldiers who died fighting to vanquish the Nazi regime,” Dr Abramovich said whose organisation fights anti-Semitism.

    “The Nazis committed monstrous crimes using the imagery and symbols being offered here, and trying to profit from these bloodstained items is abhorrent and demonstrates a lack of decency.”

    He said auction houses should not promote and display paraphernalia that represent genocide.

    “We call on David Smith to demonstrate moral and corporate responsibility and to immediately discontinue selling such items,” he said.

    “There should be no room for hate in our country, and it’s time for state and federal government to draw a line in the sand and to ban the sale of such materials.”

    Don Mahoney, from David G Smith auctions, said his father and uncles brought home souvenirs from fighting the Germans and Japanese in World War II.

    “We sell history and souvenirs that were brought home by our Diggers,” he said.

    “We can’t change history.”

    Mr Mahoney said it was important to acknowledge history instead of sweeping it under the rug.

    He said he had sold the memorabilia since 1973 to politicians, bankers, accountants and solicitors.

    “We’ve never had a neo-Nazi come along,” he said.

    “People just collect history.”

    In October, Melbourne auction house Downies withdrew Nazi artefacts from sale in response to criticism from J3wish groups.

    Oz complete article

  180. CL:

    I sometimes watch that Bondi Rescue.
    The save about a dozen Chinamen a day.
    Can’t eat, can’t drive, can’t marathon, can’t swim.

    I sometimes watch that Bondi Rescue. Why?
    The save about a dozen Chinamen a day. Again why?
    Can’t eat, can’t drive, can’t marathon, can’t swim. Who cares?

  181. There is something totally fucked up in the US where a prosecutor goes looking for a crime, doesn’t find one and then makes up crimes called lying to the FBI…. and that becomes the central crime.

    Very disturbing.

    It’s called Totalitarianism. Tons of examples of it last century. Show trials, gulags, concentration camps, Struggle Sessions, Killing Fields.
    It’s what the left does best; false accusation, death, murder, destruction.
    It’s already here in “lite” form (at the moment). Bill Leak, Callum Thwaites ring any bells?
    It will be ramped up to “Lenin Lite” when Shorten arrives.
    The first person to be sentenced and imprisoned in this country for an emotional crime (hurting feelings, wrongthink) will occur in the next 5 years. Guaranteed, take it to the bank.

  182. Mother Lode

    Monty believes Putin has a tape of Trump/hookers peeing on a bed that Obama once used.

    I would bet that an analysis would reveal it was Obama’s piss.

    The sight of that bestial wife of his, emerging from the bathroom still with half a chicken stuck in her teeth, looming ever larger as she approaches, fabric of her lingerie groaning with the strain, eyes like tiny pinholes opening onto cruel ancient fires – and then “I feel like having me a little man tonight – and you’re plenty little”.

    The most redoubtable man’s sphincters would momentarily loosen – Obama’s would not have a chance.

  183. mc

    Arky, when I try and watch your bird video I get a message saying youtube has removed it for violating their terms of service.

  184. Boambee John;

    m0nty once announced his hoped for position in the coming fascist left dictatorship.
    Didn’t take that much notice at the time, but I think it was head of the secret police.

    All Leftists imagine sitting in the comfy chair, shining lights into the hapless proles eyes, while the two gorillas behind the HP occasionally give a memory aid to unsatisfactory answers.
    It never occurs to them the roles of hapless prole and questioner may become reversed.
    But when it is done, the refrain is always “If only Stalin knew about this!”

  185. Oh come on

    There is something totally fucked up in the US where a prosecutor goes looking for a crime, doesn’t find one and then makes up crimes called lying to the FBI…. and that becomes the central crime.

    Federal prosecutors are far too powerful overall. Currently, it is financially impossible for all but the rich to go to trial and contest charges laid against them. The practice of plea bargaining means the guilty nor the innocent receive justice.

  186. Boambee John

    m0nty
    #2875831, posted on November 30, 2018 at 1:22 pm
    No, m0nts, if Cohen didn’t actually go to Prague he wouldn’t be afraid of this at all.

    Still waiting on any evidence that disproves anything in the Steele dossier.

    Still waiting on any evidence that proves anything in the Steele dossier.

    Fixed for you. Until your glorious fascist left dictatorship is in place, Magna Carta still applies.

  187. Trump quotes a Fox News anchor plus Dershowitz, professional defender of long lost causes. Yeah that’s going to work, LOL.

  188. There is something totally fucked up in the US where a prosecutor goes looking for a crime, doesn’t find one and then makes up crimes called lying to the FBI…. and that becomes the central crime.

    Ken Starr says what?

  189. Mark A

    mc
    #2875892, posted on November 30, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Arky, when I try and watch your bird video I get a message saying youtube has removed it for violating their terms of service.

    Yup, it’s the pick-axe and the manic facial expression that done it.
    There is no room for frivolity on YouTube anymore.

  190. Top Ender

    Outrage over ‘grotesque’ auction of Nazi memorabilia

    A J3wish group has criticised an auction tomorrow of historical military memorabilia that includes Third Reich items such as a portrait of Hitler, a dagger with the etched motto “Alles fur Deutschland” and a Luftwaffe ring given to officers for bombing England.

    The auction by David G Smith Auctions is being held in Bredbo, near Cooma, includes military items from Germany, Japan, America and Britain.

    Anti-Defamation Commission chair Dvir Abramovich called the auction grotesque and outrageous.

    “It is a kick in the stomach to the victims, to the survivors who suffered and who lost relatives in the Holocaust, and to the Australian soldiers who died fighting to vanquish the Nazi regime,” Dr Abramovich said whose organisation fights anti-Semitism.

    “The Nazis committed monstrous crimes using the imagery and symbols being offered here, and trying to profit from these bloodstained items is abhorrent and demonstrates a lack of decency.”

    He said auction houses should not promote and display paraphernalia that represent genocide.

    “We call on David Smith to demonstrate moral and corporate responsibility and to immediately discontinue selling such items,” he said.

    “There should be no room for hate in our country, and it’s time for state and federal government to draw a line in the sand and to ban the sale of such materials.”

    Don Mahoney, from David G Smith auctions, said his father and uncles brought home souvenirs from fighting the Germans and Japanese in World War II.

    “We sell history and souvenirs that were brought home by our Diggers,” he said.

    “We can’t change history.”

    Mr Mahoney said it was important to acknowledge history instead of sweeping it under the rug.

    He said he had sold the memorabilia since 1973 to politicians, bankers, accountants and solicitors.

    “We’ve never had a neo-Nazi come along,” he said.

    “People just collect history.”

    In October, Melbourne auction house Downies withdrew Nazi artefacts from sale in response to criticism from J3wish groups.

    Oz complete article

  191. Boambee John

    Ken Starr says what?

    So you agree?

  192. Mark A

    Top Ender
    #2875902, posted on November 30, 2018 at 2:45 pm
    “We can’t change history.”

    Mr Mahoney said it was important to acknowledge history instead of sweeping it under the rug.

    Bizarre to say the least.
    I belong to many military history and archeological groups.
    Even in Europe you don’t have this fervor of suppressing the sale and study of historical items.

    What next? Should our future overlords be opposed to aboriginal history…

  193. Boambee John:

    That comes rather too close to an argument that we should stay in Afghanistan (or some other low scale war) to improve retention.

    The units to help defend Israel would have to be part of a mutual defence agreement, otherwise it wouldn’t get past Parliament. The Israelis have defence support technologies we could use – I believe the Merkava 4 with its design protection for its crew, to be superior to the Abrams. Licensed production in Australia would be a very good idea, but only if it were produced in a Union Free Zone.
    Putting our troops in dangers way in Afghanistan apart from our Treaty obligations has been a mistake.
    The iron Dome tech would be nice to have, as well.
    The Israeli experience with female soldiers could also teach us important lessons.

  194. Boambee John

    Winston

    We could purchase/produce Merkava 4 and Iron Dome if we so desired. It is the will that is lacking.

    The [email protected] experience with women service personnel is available to us. Our leaders, civilian and military don’t want to know.

    And the weak kneed effort on moving the embassy demonstrates their lack of will in all of these matters. Imagine what message Turdbull would elicit from Indonesia at the first hint of a mutual defence agreement with [email protected]? And what benefit would [email protected] gain, other than the sales which do not need such an agreement?

    First the purge, then the improvement.

  195. Senile Old Guy

    What a deeply evil party the Greens are:

    Drivers could soon be fined thousands of dollars for speeding or running a red light under a proposal linking penalties to income. A Greens proposal, supported by the Territory government, calls for the system of flat fines to be scrapped.

    Purely evil. You make more; they’ll find a way to take more off you.

  196. Death Giraffe

    Yep.
    Flagged and removed.
    Guess someone on here is a real drip.
    Spent ages yesterday providing that bird with shade and setting up.
    Some child on here has flagged it.
    This is who you are dealing with folks.

  197. Boambee John

    SOG

    Typical Slime thought bubble. Greens supporters are generally in the upper income brackets, they will kill this off.

  198. Death Giraffe

    Video was only linked on Catallaxy, just so you know who you are dealing with on this site.

  199. Cactus

    So if your income is linked to the fine. How many people will sign Stat Dec’s that their friend/son/neighbour was in the car.

  200. Bruce of Newcastle

    Arky – They’re mostly are insect eaters. Live meal worms might be a possibility. Easiest to leave her to her own devices I’d think, and she’ll reduce your insect and spider population for you.

  201. jupes

    Some child on here has flagged it.
    This is who you are dealing with folks.

    So what does that mean? Has someone contacted youtube and complained so it was removed?

    I don’t suppose you are able to find out the nature of the complaint.

    A bird video FFS.

  202. bespoke

    Death Giraffe

    What was in it that could be the reason?

  203. Mark A

    Death Giraffe
    #2875915, posted on November 30, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Video was only linked on Catallaxy, just so you know who you are dealing with on this site.

    Not so Arky, it appeared in my gmail soon as you posted it. I subscribed to your Utube channel so anyone else who is a subsc. would have received it too.

    And no, it wasn’t me complaining, I assure you.
    Had to be someone who didn’t know the background story of you going out of your way to provide a good nesting place for the bird instead of evicting her.

    Just except the strange world we live in.

  204. Notafan

    Was Arky being mean to a grey nurse?

  205. Andreas

    So what does that mean? Has someone contacted youtube and complained so it was removed?

    I think the process is automatic. Don’t think there’s any mysterae about who might have flagged it.

  206. 132andBush

    Video was only linked on Catallaxy, just so you know who you are dealing with on this site.

    FMD!

  207. Mark A

    jupes
    #2875919, posted on November 30, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    Some child on here has flagged it.
    This is who you are dealing with folks.

    So what does that mean? Has someone contacted youtube and complained so it was removed?

    I don’t suppose you are able to find out the nature of the complaint.

    If you didn’t see it, he had a pick-axe in hand and looked menacingly at the bird for a few fleeting seconds.
    I’m positive that’s what triggered it.
    May not even needed a complain, this sort of thing is frowned upon by Utube moderators.

    Beheadings? Not so much.

  208. Mother Lode

    What a deeply evil party the Greens are

    They have inexhaustible supplies of chutzpah though.

    They have just been discovered to be riven with the ‘sexual harassment’ the like of which they routinely denounce in their opponents, demanding they be fired from their jobs, prosecuted, branded, and ground into the dust.

    Thanks to their being darlings of the MSM their hypocrisy is never spoken of, so they are able to continue to stalk and attack their opponents typically far better people than them – and since we are talking politicians much of the time that is a hell of an indictment.

    They are truly bad people.

  209. Bruce of Newcastle

    Wasn’t me. I just watched the first minute or so on the OT then made a comment here without bothering to go to YT at all.

  210. BoN;
    Mother Lode is correct to say it won’t get through.

    Well done David L!
    We’ve been waiting for such a statement.

    But the debate about taxes has to be put to the electorate even if they reject it, because then the electorate will have to own the decision to go with punitive tax levels.

  211. H B Bear

    Drivers could soon be fined thousands of dollars for speeding or running a red light under a proposal linking penalties to income. A Greens proposal, supported by the Territory government, calls for the system of flat fines to be scrapped.

    The penalty is based on the act being punished not the individual committing it. Suddenly the Greens stop looking at people as groups and want to treat them as individuals. Totalitarians.

  212. Makka

    “We’ve spent our whole lives hearing about it, we’ve learned about it at school, we’ve seen it on the news. We all know that it’s true.”

    And as long as they live under their parents roof , don’t pay tax and don’t pay exorbitant power bills they will continue to believe that AGW rubbish.

  213. Death Giraffe

    Looks like the Youtube algorithm might have flagged due to tags or description.
    Probably not some stooge here.
    Probably.

  214. Bruce of Newcastle

    WInston – Of course it won’t. Howard tried over and over to get WorkChoices through not expecting it would pass but to demonstrate his intention. Then when he got the numbers in the Senate it passed. That was a bad strategy though because he misread the deplorables, who trust management less than Paki cold callers.

    At least he tried. DL gave up on s18c and the religious protection provisions for SSM with barely a squeak. That showed to us prospective LDP voters he really didn’t care about such protections so long as he got the stuff he wanted.

    So good on DL for this move. He should resubmit it each week until the election.

  215. thefrollickingmole

    Drivers could soon be fined thousands of dollars for speeding or running a red light under a proposal linking penalties to income. A Greens proposal, supported by the Territory government, calls for the system of flat fines to be scrapped.

    And not even original

    A driver who hit headlines around the world for getting clocked in Switzerland at 290km/h (180mph) faces a world record fine of a million francs.

    In Switzerland – perhaps surprising for a country that is normally rich-friendly – speeding fines take into account the motorist’s income as well as the speed.

    The Swede is now facing the maximum possible penalty of 300 days of fines at SFr3,600 a day – a total of SFr1,080,000 ($1.02 million).

  216. Makka

    Magnificent. Pie in the sky, but magnificent.

    It certainly is. Good on you DL.

  217. Bruce of Newcastle

    Looks like the Youtube algorithm might have flagged due to tags or description.

    Hmm. You may be right. Blackbirding is a word with connotations, so blackbird might be too.

  218. The political fightback starts with manipulating those feeding at the trough.

    Point out to your ALP politicians (soon to be the only party) that you will vote for someone else unless …

    They don’t know you have never (and never will) voted for them.

  219. Snoopy

    Now Neil deGrasse Tyson is being #MeToo’d.

    Honestly, these women are absolute nuts. And not in a fun way.

    Men, don’t employ women. Don’t socialise with female colleagues. Too many of them are poison.

  220. Des Deskperson

    ‘Drivers could soon be fined thousands of dollars for speeding or running a red light under a proposal linking penalties to income. A Greens proposal, supported by the Territory government, calls for the system of flat fines to be scrapped.’

    The average annual salary in Canberra is around $94,000.

    Greens MLA Ms LeCouteur, who proposed the scheme. is on a base annual salary of $163,382.

    Good to see that she’ll be putting her money, as they say, where her mouth is.

  221. Zyconoclast

    followed by Derryn Hinchs liver seeking the sweet release of death from its host.

    🤣

  222. Mater

    “It is a kick in the stomach to the victims, to the survivors who suffered and who lost relatives in the Holocaust, and to the Australian soldiers who died fighting to vanquish the Nazi regime,” Dr Abramovich said whose organisation fights anti-Semitism.

    Those very same soldiers probably bought those very same souvenirs home?
    I’m also pretty sure that those same Australian soldiers would be more horrified at the nanny state carry on and the totalitarian tendencies which are arising in their country. I doubt you’d be able to kick them in the stomach as they’re turning too fast in their graves.

  223. Oh come on

    Year eight student Zel Whiting also took aim at the Prime Minister.

    He said he was increasingly frustrated with the Government and its “lack of awareness or activity on climate change and its dangers”.

    “Mr Morrison says schools are not parliament,” he said.

    “Mr Morrison, take a seat. You are about to be schooled.

    You’re entitled to your opinion kid but there’s no need to be a brat.

    “If everybody can contribute minor things that help the environment, such as using less plastics and not leaving your lights on — very small things — if everybody in Australia did that, we could really make a difference,” he said.

    Sigh. No. Doing that would make virtually no difference at all.

  224. Good to see that she’ll be putting her money, as they say, where her mouth is.

    It must be uncomfortable when she sits down.

  225. thefrollickingmole

    Snoopy.

    Nearly every one of those is a bloke trying his luck and stopping when the woman wanted them to.
    As much as i think the bloke is an overhyped knob none of those amount to an assalt.

    cue spooky music…///
    Unfortunately, the night only got more awkward as Tyson, who is married, reportedly put on romantic music and replayed the most graphic parts.

  226. If everybody can contribute minor things that help the environment, such as telling your local gangrenes to fsck orf, burning off at the appropriate time and lynching ecoloon teachers — very small things — if everybody in Australia did that, we could really make a difference,” he said.

  227. Mother Lode

    I really think we need to get the progressive’s paws out of education.

    Someone suggested today’s silly kiddy strike (withdrawing their labour – that’ll show us!) as the final straw that should warrant a Royal Commission.

    The government has a direct stake in this since they have decided to become education providers and made themselves responsible for what gets taught.

    It is not like this is just a one off being cynically used as an excuse. The kids are clearly being indoctrinated.

    To the extent the indoctrination might correspond to their own parent’s beliefs the schools are unnecessary. To the extent they are doing so in opposition to parent’s beliefs they are undermining families. What is a kid programmed to believe AGW to make of a parent who does not believe – especially as they will have been told how terrible ‘deniers’ are, how they hate people, are selfish, are stupid etc.

    And some things, once taught, if not directly contradicted by subsequent experience or monty-esque rake-between-the-eyes clashes with reality, will stay entrenched.

  228. Baldrick

    A J3wish group has criticised an auction tomorrow of historical military memorabilia that includes Third Reich items … Anti-Defamation Commission chair Dvir Abramovich called the auction grotesque and outrageous.

    These are the same nutjobs that were against any changes to 18c.
    Here’s an extract

    The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission urged both the Coalition and Labor to hold firm against the crossbench crusade.
    “Strong racial vilification laws are an essential and necessary tool in addressing and countering the unique harm caused by bias-motivated hate speech,” chairman Dvir Abramovich said. “Repealing this law would send the wrong signal and message, especially to young people.”

  229. DrBeauGan

    “If everybody can contribute minor things that help the environment, such as using less plastics and not leaving your lights on — very small things — if everybody in Australia did that, we could really make a difference,” he said.

    Sigh. No. Doing that would make virtually no difference at all.

    It would make no detectable difference to the physical world. But it would make the nags and scolds feel better and everyone else feel worse. That’s a positive outcome for the nags and scolds.

  230. Snoopy

    Unfortunately, the night only got more awkward as Tyson, who is married, reportedly put on romantic music and replayed the most graphic parts.

    Mole, I was thinking about highlighting that outrage. “replayed the most graphic parts”. LOL.

  231. Oh come on

    The value of the fine reflects the severity of the offence. Wealthy people may find the financial penalty less of a burden, but so what? That’s the advantage of being wealthy. Demerit points cannot be bought, however. Losing one’s driver’s licence is a fairly universal deterrent for drivers.

  232. Tel

    I believe the Merkava 4 with its design protection for its crew, to be superior to the Abrams. Licensed production in Australia would be a very good idea, but only if it were produced in a Union Free Zone.

    lol!

    If we had the Union Free Zone then suddenly a lot of things much become good ideas.

  233. Atoms for Peace

    When we go on our meanders, we take a plastic bag and pick up crap that would otherwise end up in the local creek. I call it my bush pig patrol. Amazing what ends up on the country lanes. As an aside, diversity fruit pickers make one section of road look like a town dump.

  234. Muddy

    Greens MLA Ms LeCouteur, who proposed the scheme. is on a base annual salary of $163,382.

    Good to see that she’ll be putting her money, as they say, where her mouth is.

    Minus the historic reparations discount for her gender, another discount if she is homosexual or other, a substantial discount for constituents not pronouncing her name correctly, and she’s not left with much of a fine. If she manages to identify as indigenous, the taxpayer will owe her a tidy sum.

  235. Confused Old Misfit

    WashPost Trashes ‘Gaffe’-Prone Melania: She Is ‘Just Plain Bad At This’

    Progressives, liberals democrats or whatever are just plain nasty, mean, inhuman, dirty, mentally scrofulous and abhorrent.

  236. Oh come on

    I can’t wait for the Democrat primaries to start. It’ll be great watching that bunch of leftists tearing each other to shreds.

  237. Tel

    Hmm. You may be right. Blackbirding is a word with connotations, so blackbird might be too.

    If YouTube is seriously deleting videos of blackbirds, because they contain blackbirds then the platform has pretty much jumped the shark. Look for an alternative host for your videos, there must be plenty of others.

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