Monday Forum: January 28, 2019

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  1. Stimpson J. Cat

    The current CEO is a Greek, by the way 🙂

    Greeks have historically been very smart JC.
    They lose IQ points for having invented homosexuality and lesbians though.

  2. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    SYDNEY – Scour Forbes magazine’s 2012 annual list of Australia’s richest people and the following statistic leaps out: five of the nation’s top 10 billionaires are Je-wish.

    South African emigre Ivan Glasenberg, the chief executive of Glencore, is second on the Forbes list with a fortune estimated at around $7 billion; Westfield Group chief Frank Lowy, a Czech-born Holocaust survivor who arrived penniless in Australia via Israel in 1952, is fifth and worth almost $4.5 billion; property tycoon Harry Triguboff, the son of Russian Je-ws who was born in China before immigrating to Australia in 1947, is sixth with about $4 billion; Anthony Pratt, the boss of the cardboard recycling giant Visy, whose father came as a refugee from prewar Poland, is seventh with an estimated $3.5 billion; and Australian-born businessman John Gandel, the son of Polish-immigrant parents, is listed eighth with $3 billion.

  3. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    cant post the link through spaminator

    SYDNEY – Scour Forbes magazine’s 2012 annual list of Australia’s richest people and the following statistic leaps out: five of the nation’s top 10 billionaires are Je-wish.

    South African emigre Ivan Glasenberg, the chief executive of Glencore, is second on the Forbes list with a fortune estimated at around $7 billion; Westfield Group chief Frank Lowy, a Czech-born Holocaust survivor who arrived penniless in Australia via Israel in 1952, is fifth and worth almost $4.5 billion; property tycoon Harry Triguboff, the son of Russian Je-ws who was born in China before immigrating to Australia in 1947, is sixth with about $4 billion; Anthony Pratt, the boss of the cardboard recycling giant Visy, whose father came as a refugee from prewar Poland, is seventh with an estimated $3.5 billion; and Australian-born businessman John Gandel, the son of Polish-immigrant parents, is listed eighth with $3 billion.

  4. Makka

    Donald J. [email protected]·1h
    In the beautiful Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the coldest ever recorded. In coming days, expected to get even colder. People can’t last outside even for minutes. What the hell is going on with Global Waming? Please come back fast, we need you!

    Awesome!

  5. Infidel Tiger

    Donald J. Trump

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    In the beautiful Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the coldest ever recorded. In coming days, expected to get even colder. People can’t last outside even for minutes. What the hell is going on with Global Waming? Please come back fast, we need you!

    The Greatest.

  6. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    can’t post the link cause of spaminator
    5 of top 10 Australian billionaires are J*ws
    South African emigre Ivan Glasenberg, the chief executive of Glencore, is second on the Forbes list with a fortune estimated at around $7 billion; Westfield Group chief Frank Lowy, a Czech-born H*locaust survivor who arrived penniless in Australia via Isra*l in 1952, is fifth and worth almost $4.5 billion; property tycoon Harry Triguboff, the son of Russian J*ws who was born in China before immigrating to Australia in 1947, is sixth with about $4 billion; Anthony Pratt, the boss of the cardboard recycling giant Visy, whose father came as a refugee from prewar Poland, is seventh with an estimated $3.5 billion; and Australian-born businessman John Gandel, the son of Polish-immigrant parents, is listed eighth with $3 billion.

  7. stackja

    Amazon Australia: World’s richest man Jeff Bezos company fails to make mark in Oz
    Sally Coates, The Daily Telegraph
    January 29, 2019 1:10pm
    Subscriber only

    The company that made Jeff Bezos the richest man in the world has failed to make the same mark on Australian soil, despite fears it would destroy local business.

    Amazon Australia celebrated its first birthday, but according to a bombshell report by news resource for e-commerce retailers Power Retail, only 6 per cent of consumers have engaged with the online giant.

    Amazon is the biggest e-retailer in the US, hitting $1 trillion value last year, only the second American company ever to do so after Apple, and growing founder Jeff Bezos’ fortune to almost $150 billion.

  8. JC

    Stimpson J. Cat
    #2920686, posted on January 29, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    The current CEO is a Greek, by the way 🙂

    Greeks have historically been very smart JC.
    They lose IQ points for having invented homosexuality and lesbians though.

    It was very funny once with Birdie going off at the banksters tying in the Rothschild’s and “J’ws” like Jamie Dimon. His last name threw the birdster off as he assumed he was j’@wish. I’ve never seen him so abusive toward me when I pointed it out to him that no he was Greek.

  9. thefrollickingmole

    You mean Bobbie or Roberta, no?

    I see you fell for my trap…. Bob it is….

  10. Infidel Tiger

    TruCon SoftCok: Global warming is real and we need a sensible plan to combat it.

    Trump: Fuck this. We need Global Warming more than eva!

  11. JC

    Stack

    2 people slightly injured in an accident in western New Mexico. both fine though.

  12. Stimpson J. Cat

    I am certain that once Israeli scientists cure cancer completely in a year’s time Bird will embrace them with open arms.
    Everyone will.

  13. Infidel Tiger

    Amazon Australia celebrated its first birthday, but according to a bombshell report by news resource for e-commerce retailers Power Retail, only 6 per cent of consumers have engaged with the online giant.

    Amazon Australia is a flaming garbage pile.

    I hope Bezos is destroyed physically, mentally and financially.

  14. stackja

    JC
    #2908637, posted on January 16, 2019 at 10:31 am
    I’m just kidding, mh.

  15. JC

    He’s such a good troll.

    Donald J. Trump

    @realDonaldTrump

    If Roger Stone was indicted for lying to Congress, what about the lying done by Comey, Brennan, Clapper, Lisa Page & lover, Baker and soooo many others? What about Hillary to FBI and her 33,000 deleted Emails? What about Lisa & Peter’s deleted texts & Wiener’s laptop? Much more!

    Brennan goes for the lure.

    John O. Brennan

    @JohnBrennan

    Your cabal of unprincipled, unethical, dishonest, and sycophantic cronies is being methodically brought to justice. We all know where this trail leads. If your utter incompetence is not enough to run you out of office, your increasingly obvious political corruption surely will.

    Brennan of course had Seth Rich killed.

  16. DrBeauGan

    A fair number of people in the moderately high IQ range, say 125-140, use their brains for constructing complicated arguments for doing or believing something really stupid. New York dzhwz are an example. Someone less intellectual but more concerned with meaning and consequences is less likely to buy the bullshit.

    The capacity for confronting unpleasant truths and dealing with them has nothing to do with IQ but is far more useful to society.

  17. Eyrie

    I only bought a couple of kindle books from Amazon.com.au
    Fuck you Bezos, I’d rather buy from the US site.

  18. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    IQ is an incredibly limited way of measuring a persons “worth”.

    This is the crux of the problem that if we admit people are different then it apparently follows that they have different “worth” and horrible consequences follow. IQ is not a measure of someone’s worth, it’s a statistical predictor of their behaviour and likely outcomes.

    And as far as the economic value of someone it would almost certainly be correlated to IQ, yet it make no difference whatsoever to our society as people’s “worth” is an individual issue, as far as our society is concerned everyone has equal value in front of the law. That is the most important pillar of our society in terms of protecting people from the tyranny of difference which panics leftoids.

    What does IQ actually measure? I have come to the conclusion it measure one’s ability to predict. That is the ultimate skill required to survive and thrive. We see the results statistically. With a tiny percentage of the population the smartest on average group are disproportionately represented in the highest wealth measures.

    The ability to identify patterns and relationships average people can’t see, ie to accurately anticipate, is a critical factor of success and prosperity. In fact we find this at every level of the brains function, the brain is setup to predict and anticipate everything, it is the very core of consciousness.

  19. DrBeauGan

    Zippy, your post re African IQ was interesting and worth thinking about. My view is that the geometric tests are culturally biased and the conclusions fatally flawed in consequence. But that’s up for debate. The argument “this insults black people so shut up,” is too silly to be considered.

  20. EvilElvis

    I’m taking my meds STFU.

    Should’ve gone to Specsavers…

  21. DrBeauGan

    Zippy, I agree that brains are for predicting the future. And some are better than others at doing it. But there is a certain amount of domain specificity. Predicting the behaviour of prey well can get you better fed, but if you specialise in this you might get cracked over the head by your girlfriend for not predicting her.

  22. Des Deskperson

    Have any Canberra Cats been into Civic recently?

    The hardware on the ‘tram ‘ route down Northbourne Avenue is pretty much complete and the trackside has been landscaped with what looks like considerable time and expense – mulched, new eucalyptus saplings, a variety of native grasses and ground covers, several hundred thousand dollars of ratepayers’ money.

    Anyway, it’s all dying and long before the tram itself will ever turn a wheel in service. It’s being overtaken by huge and hideous infestations of paspalum and other pests, it’s all turned ugly and slovenly in a matter of a couple of months.

    It’s been hot in Canberra but there’s also been plenty of rain. It’s not the climate, it’s because the plants have been lazily and sloppily shoved into the ground and then neglected. It’s a paradigm of the ACT Labor/Greens government and its employees’ laziness, incompetence, wishful thinking, lack of foresight and an inability to think things through. DaNang has better civic governance!!.

  23. Boambee John

    C.L.
    #2920621, posted on January 29, 2019 at 1:23 pm
    The face of woke.

    From this report in the left-wing Daily Mail:
    Yumi Stynes calls Kerri-Anne Kennerley a ‘COCKROACH’ and cancels her appearance on Studio 10 as their Australia Day ‘racism row’ rages on and protesters gather outside the network’s HQ.

    Terrorists are now after Kennerley

    Yumi is not as yuumy as she seems to think she is.

  24. feelthebern

    Headline in the SMH …
    Z10n1st plot to close Palestinian Oncology Hospitals.
    If the cure becomes available it will create an interesting moral dilemma for any BDS types who get cancer

    Leigh Lowe wins the internet today.

  25. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    A fair number of people in the moderately high IQ range, say 125-140, use their brains for constructing complicated arguments for doing or believing something really stupid.

    completely agree

    The capacity for confronting unpleasant truths and dealing with them has nothing to do with IQ but is far more useful to society.

    methinks that’s more about ego than IQ.

    I think most people realise that as they get older that the crap they believed when they were younger is mostly crap.

  26. Atoms for Peace

    Last time we were in Canberra, what passed for a CBD struck us very much down at the heels.
    Very drab and grey.

  27. feelthebern

    They should rip up every eucalyptus tree in Canberra & replace them with rich mahogany.

  28. Boambee John

    “The same model/malaise that has had a deleterious effect on quality of life in the great cities will now be applied to regional cities.”

    The pricks want to make sure that no potential centres of resistance survive.

    Seriously, is there some way that the regions can secede from the inner parts of the capital cities?

  29. Snoopy

    Harken, you seem like a smart lad. Please explain how BOM calculates Australian average annual temperatures.

  30. Anne

    George Papadopoulos
    @GeorgePapa19

    “Alexander Downer was asking me a lot of questions about what Trump would do about Huawei if elected president. The US just filed criminal charges against the Chinese company, Downer used to be on the board of, for committing espionage against the US. Think.”

  31. feelthebern

    I demand Alexander Downer be “perp-walked” in front of the global media.
    I demand he share a cell in a federal prison with a guy called Bubba.
    I demand the entire Downer clan be made reverse boat people from Christmas Island & sent to Indo where they hopefully get eaten by gay whales that McAfee chap has ridden.

  32. Makka

    George Papadopoulos
    @GeorgePapa19

    “Alexander Downer was asking me a lot of questions about what Trump would do about Huawei if elected president. The US just filed criminal charges against the Chinese company, Downer used to be on the board of, for committing espionage against the US. Think.”

    No wonder this grub Downer was doing his level best to stitch up Trump with the Steele dossier.

    It’s hard to appreciate the massive shock to the US and Global elite when Trump was elected. An uncontrolled POTUS? Unthinkable!

  33. JC

    harksie

    The problem is that this is 2018. Al Gore, Jim Hansen and the climategate cabal told us about a decade ago that we would no longer see these low temps by now, especially since the world is much more saturated with C02.
    Furthermore the ice caps would melt and we would be witnessing the end of skiing as a recreation sport by about now.

    But we are.

    On the other hand, you UWS arts graduate canute, every out of the ordinary weather event that isn’t about freezing cold temps is immediately faulted as gerbiling. Forgive us if we use the same arguments about cold weather back to you, you laughable canute.

  34. Boambee John

    Barken Mad

    You know, like in how, if you are talking a global average temperature, having a very area on part of the Earth for a few days does not necessarily mean that the global average temperature has gone down much, or at all. It all depends on how hot the other areas of Earth have been at the same time!

    When the earth on any given day can experience a temperature range of up to 90C, what is the real value of a global average temperature? Particularly one based on a limited number of measurements at fairly random locations?

  35. Neil

    Got this from Bolt about what they were predicting in 2003

    https://www.heraldsun.com.au/blogs/andrew-bolt/one-more-year-to-see-if-this-nonsense-comes-true/news-story/194720442056b3156cc3ffc5c24d9996

    Some examples given of probable scenarios in the dramatic report include:
    -Britain will have winters similar to those in Siberia as European temperatures drop off radically by 2020.

    -By 2007, violent storms will make large parts of the Netherlands uninhabitable and lead to a breach in the aqueduct system in California that supplies all water to densely populated southern California.

    -“Catastrophic” shortages of potable water and energy will lead to widespread war by 2020.

  36. Black Ball

    Is Harken Now actually Turnbull The Younger?

  37. feelthebern

    As of July 1st, if you are bidding for a government contract, you need to have a “Satisfactory Tax Record”.
    This will be another way to handicap small to medium businesses.
    I wouldn’t have a problem with it if it was applied consistently.
    But it won’t be.

  38. Stimpson J. Cat

    “Alexander Downer was asking me a lot of questions about what Trump would do about Huawei if elected president. The US just filed criminal charges against the Chinese company, Downer used to be on the board of, for committing espionage against the US. Think.”

    I know people think the Chinese are just great inscrutable people, but we must never forget they are Commies first, people second.
    And Downer wears stockings.

  39. JC

    Harksie is ALGore, Jim Hansen, Doc Pachauri all rolled into one.

    Doc Pach was great. He was kind like the first steam engine out of the station to me #metooed.

  40. cohenite

    It has just occurred to this angel that DrB, who had good knowledge of mathematics, apparently, can explain to you all the idea of averages. You know, like in how, if you are talking a global average temperature, having a very area on part of the Earth for a few days does not necessarily mean that the global average temperature has gone down much, or at all. It all depends on how hot the other areas of Earth have been at the same time! Have I blown your minds yet?!

    You’re almost right dickhead but not for the right reasons. The alarmists use the GAT to spread their doom and gloom avoiding 2 things:

    1 Temperature records have been adjusted to meaninglessness.
    2 It is not the GAT which is a measure of the state of the globe but the earth energy balance (EEB). This paper sums up the point:

    http://pielkeclimatesci.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/r-321.pdf

    “[6] At its most tightly coupled, T is the radiative temperature
    of the Earth, in the sense that a portion of the radiation
    emitted at the top of the atmosphere originates at the Earth’s
    surface. However, the outgoing longwave radiation is proportional
    to T4. A 1C increase in the polar latitudes in
    the winter, for example, would have much less of an effect
    on the change of longwave emission than a 1C increase
    in the tropics. The spatial distribution matters, whereas
    equation (1) ignores the consequences of this assumption.
    A more appropriate measure of radiatively significant surface
    changes would be to evaluate the change of the global
    average of T4.”

    T4 is the effect of Stefan Boltzmann (SB). Simply put the radiation from a surface varies to the power 4 of temperature change. Therefore, for instance a 50C rise in temperature has a different change in radiated energy depending on the current value:

    From 200K-250K radiated energy increases from 91-222 W/m^2 – an increase of 131 W/m^2.
    From 300-350K radiated energy increases from 459-851 W/m^2 – an increase of 392 W/m^2.

    How does this relate to the GAT? A 10C rise in temperature in a colder region such as the poles will not cause a change greater in the EEB than a 1C drop in temperature in a warmer region such as the tropics. Since the GAT averages all the regional temperatures together this gives a false representation of the EEB if the radiation emitted is simply based on that GAT. What has to be done is each region must have it’s radiation emissions calculated before there is a global averaging as depicted in the following equation:

    (A + B)^4 > A^4 + B^4

    (A + B)^4 is the GAT and this will give a higher departure from the EEB than A^4 + B^4

  41. Memoryvault

    Is Harken Now actually Turnbull The Younger?

    Close, Black Ball, very close.
    But “Turdbull The Lesser” fits even better.
    It’s very hard to be less than nothing.

    .
    (No, all you maths geniuses, I’m not talking about numbers)

  42. JC

    Cronkite

    You’re just as bad as the alarmist idiots with their proof positive proofs that are nothing but meaningless crap.

    Where’s the evidence that equation works other than a figtree of one’s imagination.

    Evidence! Go!

  43. Stimpson J. Cat

    Have I blown your minds yet?!

    Why don’t you start by blowing me lower and working your way up.
    Slow and steady wins the race.

  44. Memoryvault

    I know people think the Chinese are just great inscrutable people, but we must never forget they are Commies first, people second.

    Stimpy,
    My Chinese rellies are about as “commie” as a bank manager who did his training at the ATO.

  45. Stimpson J. Cat

    Stimpy,
    My Chinese rellies are about as “commie” as a bank manager who did his training at the ATO.

    They could potentially either be genuine Australians, or that is exactly what they want you to think.
    Think about it.
    There are so many Chinese in China that they could overthrow the Commies in a day if they wanted to.
    Why haven’t they?
    Hmmmmm?
    I’ll tell you why.
    Commies.

  46. JC

    It is not the GAT which is a measure of the state of the globe but the earth energy balance (EEB).

    Okay, demonstrate with evidence that there is someone out there with proof they are able to show what is the earth’s energy balance on any particular day without knowing what is the exact state of cloud cover at that point in time. Height and types of clouds are important. We don’t have the technology to determine this with the accuracy required for small changes in temps.

    Go!

    Let’s keep in mind that even 2% estimate of cloud cover would cause a material change.

    Since the GAT averages all the regional temperatures together this gives a false representation of the EEB if the radiation emitted is simply based on that GAT. What has to be done is each region must have it’s radiation emissions calculated before there is a global averaging as depicted in the following equation:

    Bullshit.

    What the hell is a region if not just a construct in the human mind. Where does a region begin and end? Why? What occurs if this regional construct of yours is changed etc?

    Seriously, stop making shit up. You’re just as bad as the gerbilists.

  47. Memoryvault

    Cohenite,

    Much as I would like to agree with you, in this case JC is right –
    The application of the Stefan Boltzmann formula to global warming was discredited back around 2010.

  48. Leo G

    if you are talking a global average temperature, having a very (cold) area on part of the Earth for a few days does not necessarily mean that the global average temperature has gone down much

    Harken’s ill-timed “global average” concept lacks depth.

  49. Stimpson J. Cat

    What the hell is a region if not just a construct in the human mind. Where does a region begin and end? Why? What occurs if this regional construct of yours is changed etc?

    Where do your ironed jeans end and my denim shorts begin?

  50. Memoryvault

    They could potentially either be genuine Australians

    I’m not talking about the four Chinese sisters-in-law that I now have, all living in Australia.
    I’m talking about the half million or so in-laws I subsequently inherited as a result of those marriages, who all used to love holidaying with us when we were on Bribie Island.
    They all still live in China. By choice.
    Better business opportunities, less government regulation, generally freer environment all round.

  51. Myrddin Seren

    SYDNEY – Scour Forbes magazine’s 2012 annual list of Australia’s richest people and the following statistic leaps out: five of the nation’s top 10 billionaires are Je-wish.

    South African emigre Ivan Glasenberg, the chief executive of Glencore, is second on the Forbes list with a fortune estimated at around $7 billion;

    FFS – Ivan doesn’t live here and hasn’t in 20 years.

    He only came here to get residency while South Africa was still verboten due to Apartheid.

    As soon as the passport came through he swung by the Immigration Dept to pick it up and then flew out to the Marc Rich office in Hong Kong to start his unmatched progression to World’s Top Commodity Trader.

    He would most likely laugh at you if you asked him how he feels to be on any list in a piss-ant country like Australia.

  52. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    It has just occurred to this angel that DrB, who had good knowledge of mathematics, apparently, can explain to you all the idea of averages. You know, like in how, if you are talking a global average temperature, having a very area on part of the Earth for a few days does not necessarily mean that the global average temperature has gone down much, or at all. It all depends on how hot the other areas of Earth have been at the same time! Have I blown your minds yet?!

    Fark thats stupid

  53. JC

    Where do your ironed jeans end and my denim shorts begin?

    Artie started this bullshit about me having an ironed pleat in my jeans, all because I once took my stuff to ma for washing and pressing and she ironed them with a pleat….which I complained here about.

    What Artie doesn’t tell you is that I once made fun of him because he admitted to moisturizing his carcass. I suggested that was pretty gay. That was the payback.

  54. Stimpson J. Cat

    Stop worrying about the weather.
    In 30 years we will all be wearing Hi-Vis rags hiding in the shadows burning batteries to keep warm as we hide from the AI Google/Uber robot car patrols delivering food and meat slaves for our Female Sexrobot Overlords.

  55. Stimpson J. Cat

    he admitted to moisturizing his carcass. I suggested that was pretty gay. That was the payback.

    I hope it was locally based Artisanal moisturizer, not Grigs Aldi tier moisturizer.

  56. stackja

    Sydney man wanted for multimillion dollar scam in US
    Lucy Hughes Jones, The Daily Telegraph
    January 29, 2019 3:14pm
    Subscriber only

    US authorities are trying to extradite a Sydney man wanted by the FBI for his alleged role in one of the biggest telecommunications scams in American history.

    Michael John Pearse is accused of being part of a ring that fleeced more than $196 million from American mobile phone users for unsolicited text messages on “horoscopes, celebrity gossip and trivia facts”.

  57. Myrddin Seren

    MV Peter

    I’m not talking about the four Chinese sisters-in-law that I now have

    Just out of curiosity, does this mean you have four brothers who all married Chinese ladies

    or

    Your wife is Chinese and has four sisters ?

    Just asking because One Child Policy and all the demographic anomalies that has created.

  58. stackja

    Another CNN White House report believed by the gullible.

  59. Memoryvault

    FFS – Ivan doesn’t live here and hasn’t in 20 years.

    Sad but true, Myrridin.
    I came across a similar list (may have been the same) that included Rupert Murdoch.
    He’s been an American citizen since the 1980’s.
    I don’t know how many decades it’s been since he actually lived here.

  60. Stimpson J. Cat

    Better business opportunities, less government regulation, generally freer environment all round.

    Oh it’s wonderful.
    I’ve seen the new Chinese schools.
    Cameras in every hall and every classroom to ensure that everyone is on the same page.
    The very definition of freedom.
    Beautiful.

  61. Bruce of Newcastle

    Hark – The satellite TLT temperature averaged over 2018 was almost exactly that of 2002. In that time pCO2 went up a massive 10%.

    Unlike the terrestrial datasets which mainly draw their recent data from airports (with increasing amounts of asphalt and jet exhausts) the satellite AMSU instruments collect data from nearly the whole globe.

    Meanwhile Arctic sea ice is well above the average of the last decade.

    The cold weather affecting the US and Europe is a feature of the solar minimum. We had similar cold events in 2010 (remember the sat pics of the UK entirely covered in snow?) We’re back to solar minimum activity again, and again we’re getting cold weather especially in the NH. Thus the Sun has a very significant effect upon decadal global temperatures, and indeed over the last century as it hit the highest level of activity for about 9,000 years. The Sun caused almost half of the global warming last century.

    What we’re seeing is consistent with the natural variations in the Sun and the oceans. CO2 does not explain this data, since if it did there’d be a temperature rise, not a two decade pause.

  62. thefrollickingmole

    Is Bolton clever enough to write shit on an uncovered pad because he knows the press will try and read it?

    Is it a way of putting pressure on recalcitrant peoples?

    Or is he just a human/Walrus hybrid who made a mistake?

    where they hopefully get eaten by gay whales that McAfee chap has ridden.

    Cetacean frottage confirmed!!!

  63. cohenite

    Maybe SB and the EEB can be applied to head prefect’s IQ. Since his brain runs hot the energy balance of his pointy little head would fluctuate wildly in comparison with say another part of his anatomy which would be relatively colder in comparison.

    Much as I would like to agree with you, in this case JC is right –
    The application of the Stefan Boltzmann formula to global warming was discredited back around 2010.

    Head prefect is never right, just loud; he’s like an inverse barometer of rightness and his approach to alarmism is now that both alarmists and sceptics are equally dumb; which of course suits his globalist position. But enough of the troll, you did note the paper I based my comment on:

    http://pielkeclimatesci.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/r-321.pdf

    Where has it been discredited?

  64. Infidel Tiger

    Bolton is a despicable human who should be in jail.

    Why in hell’s name Trump has him around I will never know.

  65. Memoryvault

    Just out of curiosity, does this mean you have four brothers who all married Chinese ladies

    All Aussie BiL’s, married to Chinese girls (three of the BiL’s are Marilyn’s brothers.
    Started when her baby brother went up to work in one of the first Joint Venture schemes.
    He was up there for over a decade and met her in that time. They got married in China.
    The others met their future wives while up there visiting the married couple.

  66. Stimpson J. Cat

    White House spokesman’s explanation for Bolton’s “5,000 troops to Colombia” memo on his legal pad: “As the President has said, all options are on the table.”

    His Dealer overcharged him for Coke and now somebody is going to pay!!!!

  67. Memoryvault

    I’ve seen the new Chinese schools.

    It takes a while for Socialism to wreck a successful free enterprise democracy, Stimpy.
    It takes just as long for a Communist state to become a free enterprise powerhouse.
    Baby steps, but it’s happening. It’s why my in-laws can so easily see the reverse unfolding here.

    .
    Time to bring in the washing.
    Back son.

  68. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    My Chinese rellies are about as “commie” as a bank manager who did his training at the ATO.

    They are fairly greedy and reasonably tame, bordering on lame. The women are almost universally uninteresting.

  69. Makka

    Bruce demolishes Farkwit. Good to see.

  70. Leigh Lowe

    feelthebern

    #2920717, posted on January 29, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    Headline in the SMH …
    Z10n1st plot to close Palestinian Oncology Hospitals.
    If the cure becomes available it will create an interesting moral dilemma for any BDS types who get cancer

    Leigh Lowe wins the internet today.

    No, no, bern.
    It doesn’t work like that.
    You can’t just unilaterally hand out awards.
    You have to fill out a nomination form, find four
    referees, get a police check, send off the form and wait.

  71. Tom

    Have I blown your minds yet?!

    You’re the dumbest human ever born, so yeah — you’ve made us understand how effective the idiocising of our education system has been. And how big your vagina has to be to get the tick of approval from the other idiots who admire you.

  72. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Better business opportunities, less government regulation, generally freer environment all round.

    it’s a libertarian utopia!

  73. thefrollickingmole

    EU deputy shitweasel does what shitweasels do best..

    Frans Timmermans, the European commission’s vice-president, said the movement, first triggered by a proposed rise in fuel tax in France, highlighted the need to share the burden.

    He was also critical of people and groups who condemned attempts by the EU and national governments to encourage changes such as dropping single-use plastics or driving cars with lower emissions.

    “This is the game of those who deny climate change or who deny the need for sustainability,” he said. “They say: ‘They are going to take everything away from us. They are going to take our cars away from us, they are going to take our steaks from us, they are going to take all the things that make life nice away from us. So let’s not go there.’

    “It is a false contradiction. If we put our policies in the right order, we have a sustainable society without lowering but even increasing our levels of wellbeing. Is wellbeing only economic growth? Only salaries? Or is wellbeing also being able to breathe clean air and drink clean water?”

    Hes being a sophist shitweasel, conflating prosperity, pay and “nice” things as threatening air and water… Therefore if you dont follow his leadership you must want “nice things” more than life?

    He also signals the EUs preparedness to take on board and alter its trajectory in the face of its own citizens protests…

    Timmermans said there were calls for the EU and member states to slow down in making major societal changes in favour of sustainability, but he warned: “The time is now.”

    What, you were expecting him to listen?
    Awful people
    The worst.

  74. Lysander

    Should I be worried that our friends from the ABC show MW have followed me on twitter?? Bit strange as they only usually follow legitimately tagged twitter users…

    I wonder if it relates to our friend the Prince and 4 Feb sentencing coming up…

  75. Memoryvault

    They are fairly greedy and reasonably tame, bordering on lame. The women are almost universally uninteresting.

    I wouldn’t say that out loud around any of my resident SiL’s, Zippy.
    I suspect that they could be almost as vicious as my Irish Catholic redhead.

    Almost.

  76. Leigh Lowe

    George Papadopoulos
    @GeorgePapa19

    “Alexander Downer was asking me a lot of questions about what Trump would do about Huawei if elected president. The US just filed criminal charges against the Chinese company, Downer used to be on the board of, for committing espionage against the US. Think.”

    Guess what?
    The old un-corroborated report of a chat in a bar cuts both ways.
    And that grub Downer running errands for his Chinese paymasters has more of a ring of truth than the stuff reportedly said by Papadopoulous to Downer.

  77. RobK

    You know, like in how, if you are talking a global average temperature, having a very area on part of the Earth for a few days does not necessarily mean that the global average temperature has gone down much, or at all. It all depends on how hot the other areas of Earth have been at the same time!
    What a waste of pixels. Ecoloons obsession with record hottest daz evva, when there is a one tenth degree increase over adjusted records, but fail to recognize the flip side as their butt freezes.

  78. Memoryvault

    it’s a libertarian utopia!

    Can’t be, Zippy.
    They don’t believe in open borders.

    That’s the benchmark for Libertarian Philosophy around here, isn’t it?

  79. cohenite

    SB absolutely applies to Earth’s climate and atmospheric conditions; SB determines, along with Wien’s Law, the amount and type of radiation, leaving the surface of the Earth. The type is infra red, the amount, I have explained above. The measurement is done accurately by NOAA. It’s a done deal and on the basis of that we can conclusively state there is no missing heat hiding in the ocean or any where else; like Elvis it’s left the building and this kills alarmism stone dead.

    Can someone other than the head prefect troll point out what I’m missing.

  80. Bruce of Newcastle

    Should I be worried that our friends from the ABC show MW have followed me on twitter?? Bit strange as they only usually follow legitimately tagged twitter users…

    Lysander – Since you are a serial FOIing foe and since so many of them seem to be married to Labor Party pollies or apparatchiks I think the answer is hmmm.

  81. Baldrick

    Yumi Stynes calls Kerri-Anne Kennerley a ‘COCKROACH’ and cancels her appearance on Studio 10

    I think Fairfax is going to be in for another big payout with this headline:
    Protesters demand 10 sack ‘Kerri-Anne KKKennerley’ following racism row

  82. Lysander

    lol! that’s what I thought Bruce (although my serial FOI-ing was only one FOI that continues to run mediation now into 20th month)

    🙂

  83. JC

    Can someone other than the head prefect troll point out what I’m missing.

    Evidence. Decent, solid evidence instead of posting gerbil babble.
    Not a huge ask.

  84. areff

    I suspect that they could be almost as vicious as my Irish Catholic redhead.

    You haven’t been set upon by a Napoli shewolf. Now that’s ferocity

  85. Speedbox

    A Russian woman scorned/insulted is also a sight to behold.

  86. Empire 5:5

    Muh Red Line.

    Muslim Brotherhood legend BathHouseBarry (aka Traitor44®) loses Saudi protection:

    Former US president Barack Obama lied to Saudi Arabia when violating the redlines he famously declared regarding Syria’s use of chemical weapons and then not acting when they were used, a former senior Saudi official said in an interview with Independent Arabia.

    Bandar bin Sultan served for years as head of Saudi intelligence as well as the Saudi ambassador to the United States. In the interview, he recalled a last phone call between the late Saudi King Abdullah and Obama, during which the Saudi leader told the US president: “I did not expect that [after] this long life, I would see [the day] when an American president lies to me.”

    Obama, bin Sultan said, “would promise something and do the opposite.” He said that the president took the Middle East back 20 years and also spoke critically of the Iran nuclear deal and how the former president spoke publicly about curbing Iran’s activities, but then went behind Saudi Arabia’s back and negotiated the nuclear deal.

    https://m.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Top-Saudi-official-says-Obama-lied-set-Middle-East-back-20-years-578922

  87. Confused Old Misfit

    Evidence. Decent, solid evidence instead of posting gerbil babble.
    Not a huge ask.

    Since the whole question is theoretical and beyond a general indication of a natural rise in global temperatures since the end of the last ice age and as empirical evidence for the theory is still being gathered it really is a huge ask.
    Not that anything would satisfy you.

  88. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Former US president Barack Obama lied to Saudi Arabia

    Obummer’s dad is a shiite

  89. Empire 5:5

    “Alexander Downer was asking me a lot of questions about what Trump would do about Huawei if elected president. The US just filed criminal charges against the Chinese company, Downer used to be on the board of, for committing espionage against the US. Think.”

    Give it a rest Papa. Who would believe a man who served as his country’s FM for 11 years and was publicly photographed in fish-nets and stilettos, could possibly be compromised?

  90. DrBeauGan

    Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)
    #2920817, posted on January 29, 2019 at 6:10 pm
    Former US president Barack Obama lied to Saudi Arabia

    Obummer’s dad is a shiite

    I misread that at first.

  91. Empire 5:5

    Obummer’s dad is a shiite

    Which one? The Kenyan or the Indo?

    His fast track in the US was financed by sunni.

  92. dover_beach

    It’s a done deal and on the basis of that we can conclusively state there is no missing heat hiding in the ocean or any where else; like Elvis it’s left the building and this kills alarmism stone dead.

    I’ve always understood it not mattering. If the ‘missing heat’ was hidden in the deep ocean it was then irrelevant so far as contemporary or near future AGW was concerned.

  93. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    “This is the game of those who deny climate change or who deny the need for sustainability,” he said

    from the people who have rendered their populations unsustainable with low fertility rates.

  94. JC

    Misfit stop being an idiot. There’s been almost zero warming since 1998 despite a universe of Co2 going into the atmosphere. Moreover, the models and other observations from the gerbilists have been wrong. Wrong means they are invalidated. That’s it. End of story.

    We don’t need contra, harebrained theories from the likes of stupid Cronkite to tell us the anthropocentric theory is majorly fucked. We already know.
    There’s zero reason to dredge up stupid, unproven theories to nix the gerbilers. By doing that, you’re just playing their game and you don’t need to do that.

    I would actually welcome a provable theory that AGW is wrong, however when you ask the Cronkite to present the evidence, he abuses me for even asking. Tell me how that attitude is any different to someone like Harksie who comes on here posting half baked nonsense and offers no evidence to his stupid assertions. It’s no different.

  95. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Which one? The Kenyan or the Indo?

    the kenyan

  96. Confused Old Misfit

    contemporary or near future AGW

    is irrelevant.
    Not to unequivocally say it does not exist.
    But it is irrelevant.

  97. Twostix

    I wouldn’t say that out loud around any of my resident SiL’s, Zippy.
    I suspect that they could be almost as vicious as my Irish Catholic redhead.

    Almost.

    You’re such a henpecked boomer cuck mv.

  98. Memoryvault

    Can someone other than the head prefect troll point out what I’m missing.

    You’re not “missing” anything, Cohenite.
    You just complexicate things with complexicated, unnecessary complexications, that’s all.

    The sun shines on the planet, warming everything.
    The land (30% of the surface), loses that heat at night.
    The oceans (70% of the surface) retains it better.

    Over time, the heat energy transfers back to the atmosphere through several means, the pricipal being evaporation.
    That evaporated water vapour rises until loses energy to the atmosphere, and forms drroplets, giving up the energy to the atmosphere. The droplets are called “clouds”.
    The droplets aggregate into drops, and return to earth as precipitation.
    The released energy is radiated back into space.
    QED.

    Yes, there are lots of other things going on, lots of things.
    But that’s the gist of it.

  99. Myrddin Seren

    Obummer’s dad is a shiite

    Which one? The Kenyan or the Indo?

    What about the one who was a COMMUNIST !

  100. Lysander

    MV, the only thing I’d add to your very good “rant” is that when the Earth warms, evaporation occurs and results in clouds, while humidity may go up, heat does not. Clouds stop further warming from entering.

    I think every single argument about AGW is based on this unknown point: Climate sensitivity. How much do you lose to cloud creation and how much then gets bounced off clouds back into space. Right?

  101. What a breakthrough!

    When the Sun rises things warm up (mostly).
    When the Sun sets things cool down (mostly).

    Where’s that grant application form?

  102. cohenite

    I’ve always understood it not mattering. If the ‘missing heat’ was hidden in the deep ocean it was then irrelevant so far as contemporary or near future AGW was concerned.

    The ocean heat content is crucial because it allows the alarmists to do 2 things:

    1 Explain away the lack of warming. This is important because you will recall during climate gate when the emails between alarmist scientists were released one of the leading alarmist scientists, Kevin Trenberth, had admitted in private that:

    The fact is that we can’t account for the lack of warming at the moment and it is a travesty that we can’t.

    Having the missing heat at the bottom of the ocean waiting to come out and attack temperatures again gave the alarmists an escape route for the lack of correlation between CO2 increase and temperature.

    2 Create a new crisis point, the ocean, because one of the main ways the ocean is predicted to rise is through steric action; having heat go into the ocean allowed them to continue to make predictions about ocean warming, coral bleaching, sea rise etc.

    The use of SB and outgoing longwave radiation as measured by NOAA combined with the ocean temperature readings by the ARGO floats have, in my opinion, really nailed this escape route by the alarmists.

  103. Bruce of Newcastle

    I hope someone at PG&E flips the switch to ‘off’.

    PG&E To File Bankruptcy Within Hours; Joins Lehman And WorldCom In Tragic Trifecta

    Confirming earlier reports that distressed California utility PG&E had rejected a proposal by some of the world’s most prominent investors that would keep it out of bankruptcy, moments ago Bloomberg reported that the board of the embattled utility which is facing $30 billion in wildfire liabilities, voted late Monday to file for bankruptcy protection as soon as midnight.

    So because Greens refuse to allow forest management, thus building up humungous flammable loads in forests, the Californian electricity company is getting its arse sued off for sparking a big and deadly fire.

    Greens get to pay nuffink.

    If it had been a lightning strike that’d sparked the fire no one would have to pay.

    PG&E has struggled with Cali’s insane energy policies for decades. They’ve been done over by Enron, the Democrats, Greens, Arnie’s wet Republicans and the socialists.

    Time to flip that tiny little switch to off. One single mouse click. California surely can live without electricity while the mess is being sorted out. Surely.

    Victoria next.

  104. JC

    I can’t believe there are people trying to outdo the gerbilists with da science. There’s no need. They have already told us the science is settled, so the thing to do is keep repeating their observational evidence doesn’t offer any proof so the entire theory is WRONG. That it!

    The latest gerbiling coming out of the US government gerbiling establishment told us this. By ~2100, if nothing is done to mitigate gerbiling, the US economy, which is likely to be a marker for the rest of the world, would be damaged by a loss of 10% to GDP in 2100. In 2100, GDP would be 10% smaller according to these nincompoops.

    It’s a fucking rounding error! Furthermore mitigation would cost far more than the expected damage which means you do diddly squat.

    But, if you’re really really concerned about AGW all we need to do is swap to un-hobbled nuclear power and case is closed. That way, cronkite can focus on his first love, which is baiting Muslims.

  105. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    I suspect that they could be almost as vicious as my Irish Catholic redhead.

    Asian women are all bark and no bite, like yaping chihuahuas, pales in comparison to say the jealous hot Latina.

    Nobody has commented on AOCs psycho eyes, she’d be a wild one.

  106. cohenite

    I would actually welcome a provable theory that AGW is wrong, however when you ask the Cronkite to present the evidence, he abuses me for even asking.

    That’s a lie head prefect. In respect of abusing you I don’t need an invitation.

    MV all good. At this stage of alarmism where, from the punters’ view, the argument and cost has moved to renewables as a solution there is less attention on the dreadful alarmist science. But increasingly I hear pollies and media defaulting to the ‘science’ as their solutions of renewables are revealed as duds.

    It is essential in my opinion that readily digestible slogan like counters to the alarmist science be thrown back at them. I take your point about simplicity and it is this lack which hamstrung the sceptics before when the science was discussed. So I guess I’m asking for sensible sound bites to refute the alarmists.

    My suggestions:

    1 CO2 increase is natural
    2 The temperature record is not accurate/it was warmer 130 years ago so the BoM has ignored those records

  107. Empire 5:5

    Greens get to pay nuffink.

    The bill for the CA fires is being footed by the feds via tax transfers. And progressives wonder why flyover folks think they’re either deluded or lying.

  108. Memoryvault

    I don’t even really know why this debate is actually happening, here, now.
    The “Climate Wars” were fought back in 2005 – 2012.
    Propaganda, politics and political expediency won.
    Science and common sense lost.

    Time to move on.

    Also time tp feed the choocks.
    A woman’s work is never done.

  109. Shy Ted

    Yumi Stynes calls Kerri-Anne Kennerley a ‘COCKROACH’ and cancels her appearance on Studio 10 as their Australia Day ‘racism row’ rages on and protesters gather outside the network’s HQ.
    Also known as advertising.

  110. cohenite

    The latest gerbiling coming out of the US government gerbiling establishment told us this. By ~2100, if nothing is done to mitigate gerbiling, the US economy, which is likely to be a marker for the rest of the world, would be damaged by a loss of 10% to GDP in 2100. In 2100, GDP would be 10% smaller according to these nincompoops.

    One of the things which irritates me about you head prefect is you’re just discovering these well covered issues to do with alarmism, in this case the cost/benefit analysis used by the alarmists. People like Nordhaus and Lomborg have previously attacked this and if you want a summary of some of these cost/benefit analyses it is here:

    In a landmark study that should shift the terms of the debate over what to do about global warming forever, Yale economist William Nordhaus has found that the favored programs of Al Gore and Sir Nicholas Stern would cost the world more than unmitigated global warming. He found that global warming under a business as usual case would inflict damage on the world amounting to $22 trillion. Sir Nicholas Stern’s proposed course of action would reduce that damage to $9 trillion, but at a cost of $27 trillion, for a total cost to the world of $36 trillion, $14 trillion more than unmitigated global warming. Al Gore’s package of measures would reduce global warming costs to $10 trillion at a cost of $34 trillion, for a total cost of $44 trillion, twice the total cost of global warming. A variety of measures aimed at keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius would have similar benefits and costs to the Stern proposal. Nordhaus proposes a modest carbon tax as the best way to tackle global warming, providing the most benefit at the least cost, but does not fully analyze a resiliency/adaptation approach such as that advanced by Prof Julian Morris and others, including CEI. Nordhaus’ study should demonstrate that the policies proposed by alarmists are so harmful to the world that they should no longer be seriously considered by policy makers. Instead, the debate should switch to which of the policies suggested by Nordhaus or Morris would be the best way forward.

    I’ll try to be more patient with you head prefect but I’ll probably fail because you’re a dickhead.

  111. Shy Ted

    11 out of 40 Buzzfeed journos to lose their jobs. Let’s hope Alice Workman is 2 of them.

  112. vlad

    Another pleasant evening in pleasant (online) company beckons. Er, yeah. Maybe I’ll go see what’s happening on Twitter.

    Apparently Feynman and his sister both took IQ tests at the same time – and his sister scored one point higher. From memory they were both in the 120’s.

    Feynman’s sister took a PhD for work on cosmic rays. But there was only one Nobel in the family.

    That’s why I refer to Feynman and his sister – and not Feynman and her brother!

  113. calli

    Yumi Stynes calls a colleague a “cockroach” for daring to mention the cruel abuse of children in remote communities.

    I know who the “cockroach” is.

    But we live in a post-truth world. Yumi will be loved, Kennerley will be shelved.

  114. rickw

    The “Climate Wars” were fought back in 2005 – 2012.
    Propaganda, politics and political expediency won.
    Science and common sense lost.

    Time to move on.

    Not really. People will give anything a thumbs up as long at doesn’t personally affect them.

    The whole issue will get a good second look now the consequences are being felt.

  115. vlad

    I think Fairfax is going to be in for another big payout with this headline:
    Protesters demand 10 sack ‘Kerri-Anne KKKennerley’ following racism row

    There is no Fairfax any more, and good riddance. It’s Nine, remember, Nine, spelt N-E-I-N.

    Cheap, sleazy Nine tabloid journalism. Always.

  116. John Constantine

    https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/china-is-not-russia-says-former-foreign-minister-alexander-downer-20180428-p4zc60.html

    Their downer reads from his chicom paymasters shopping list.

    Apparently the Tyrant for life of all the chicoms is australias great mate, and the russians are hiding under our beds ready to slit our throats un the dead of night.

    Comrade Maaaaaates.

  117. JC

    That’s a lie head prefect. In respect of abusing you I don’t need an invitation.

    Everything is a lie to you when your caught out. Only thing is that other people can read what I’ve said and they can judge for themselves what it is that I’ve lied about. I haven’t of course. You’re such a fraud.

    One of the things which irritates me about you head prefect is you’re just discovering these well covered issues to do with alarmism, in this case the cost/benefit analysis used by the alarmists. People like Nordhaus and Lomborg have previously attacked this and if you want a summary of some of these cost/benefit analyses it is here:

    We’ve been discussing these well covered issues here since 2006 or so when the report from the weasel in the UK, Nicholas Stern came out with his garbage, you ridiculous grub. You’re not the best in class, you’re the worst.

    I’ll try to be more patient with you head prefect but I’ll probably fail because you’re a dickhead.

    Stick to giving us theories on earth energy balance, Cronkite. Such a freaking fraud.

  118. rickw

    Their downer reads from his chicom paymasters shopping list.

    Australian Politicians are great value for money, cheap to buy and always on message!

  119. calli

    China is not Russia says Downer.

    Well, that’s a relief. As a former Foreign Minister, it’s a remarkable insight. And geographically correct.

  120. bespoke

    Harken Now
    #2920721, posted on January 29, 2019 at 3:50 pm
    Hark! People of Catallaxy

    I like this this fresh newish Troll the old one is broken and can only manage a “you mob” occasionally. Poor thing.

  121. Nick

    How come Lefties protest ad nauseum about the social disruption that colonisation caused, yet mentioning examples, makes you a racist ?

  122. JC

    1 CO2 increase is natural

    That’s stupid and unpersuasive because the immediate repsonse from any half baked gerbiler is that the carbon were are emitting is stored in the ground as coal. That part is not natural in the sense that it hasn’t circulated in the atmosphere for millions of years.

    2 The temperature record is not accurate/it was warmer 130 years ago so the BoM has ignored those records

    The temp record is faked. That of course is believable and persuasive with some good examples.

  123. Boambee John

    JC
    #2920843, posted on January 29, 2019 at 6:44 pm
    I can’t believe there are people trying to outdo the gerbilists with da science. There’s no need. They have already told us the science is settled, so the thing to do is keep repeating their observational evidence doesn’t offer any proof so the entire theory is WRONG. That it!

    This is the correct response.

    It was never about science, only ever about the lust of fascist leftists for power over others, combined with their hatred of those who do not willingly submit to them and envy of those more successful than the fascist leftists.

    All those wakademics, public servants and their ilk see people like JC who make more money than they do, or have no interest in letting the fascist leftists give orders on how they should live, and fume at their very existence. Hate, envy and lust for power are their only characteristics.

    Don’t bother arguing “the science”, it was only ever a means to start a scare campaign, and now is only of interest to grant grabbers.

  124. Black Ball

    Fine time for the aircon to shit itself. Luckily I have a newspaper on hand to fan my sweaty brow. Maybe a set of oversized sunglasses a la Anna Wintour will keep me even cooler throughout the evening.

  125. cohenite

    Memoryvault

    #2920848, posted on January 29, 2019 at 6:51 pm

    I don’t even really know why this debate is actually happening, here, now.
    The “Climate Wars” were fought back in 2005 – 2012.
    Propaganda, politics and political expediency won.
    Science and common sense lost.

    Time to move on.

    Also time tp feed the choocks.
    A woman’s work is never done.

    Speaking of women’s work I’ll let you tell Jo Nova the battle was lost!

  126. Memoryvault

    Don’t bother arguing “the science”, it was only ever a means to start a scare campaign, and now is only of interest to grant grabbers.

    + 100% correct, John.

  127. calli

    BJ, I find anyone spruiking Gerbil Worming always tries to get me to argue “da science”.

    When I turn it around and ask them to do the same, ie. convince me with a scientific argument, they fall suddenly silent.

    If you’re going into battle, pick your ground. Don’t let the enemy dictate a single thing.

  128. calli

    Wet sheet on the clothes airer in front of an open door, Black Ball.

    Trust me, it works.

  129. cohenite

    1 CO2 increase is natural

    That’s stupid and unpersuasive because the immediate repsonse from any half baked gerbiler is that the carbon were are emitting is stored in the ground as coal. That part is not natural in the sense that it hasn’t circulated in the atmosphere for millions of years.

    I was referring to quantities. Of the 410 ppm of CO2 currently circulating in the atmosphere about 3% or 18 ppm are of human origin. By logical extension only 3% of the modern temperature increase of about 1C is therefore attributable to humans; that’s within the margins of error.

    I think it’s a good point.

    And you should be aware that while the alarmists concentrate on coal burning because that way they can control the economy, another major source of human emissions is respiration. People breath in air with 410 ppm of CO2 and breath out air with a concentration between 4000 – 8000 ppm depending on their age and fitness; given your lack of fitness you’re probably at the bottom of the range.

  130. mh

    stackja
    #2920702, posted on January 29, 2019 at 3:11 pm
    JC
    #2908637, posted on January 16, 2019 at 10:31 am
    I’m just kidding, mh.

    What’s up, stack?

  131. egg_

    Wet sheet on the clothes airer in front of an open door

    Or a spray mist on the nuts, but the neighbours might complain.

  132. cohenite

    Don’t bother arguing “the science”, it was only ever a means to start a scare campaign, and now is only of interest to grant grabbers.

    Grant grabbers not with-standing every policy maker will default to the science. The science has to be revealed as a joke; to the media and the pollies.

  133. egg_

    Or dunk nuts in iced water, per IT IIRC?

  134. Bruce of Newcastle

    Also time to feed the chooks.

    MV – You only have chooks! Luxury!
    Photo just now: peewees, a magpie, a currawong and a heron.
    Bonus one of my gravatar bird who arrived for his dinner.
    The dry weather has increased clientele at Café Bruce.

  135. mh

    Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    ·
    6h
    In the beautiful Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the coldest ever recorded. In coming days, expected to get even colder. People can’t last outside even for minutes. What the hell is going on with Global Waming? Please come back fast, we need you!

  136. Tailgunner

    If trips then Trump will win in 20

  137. Tailgunner

    Ach, not even close.

  138. Black Ball

    Calli and egg, all options being considered! 🙂

  139. Tailgunner

    Damn, there are some fine looking broads out this evening on Swan St.
    Go Australia!

  140. vlad

    POTUS has said it better than I ever could – yet again.

    There’s an ice age coming: we know that for certain. And we’ll be glad of all the Global Warming we can get when it does.

  141. calli

    Global Waming

    I’m sure he does it on purpose.

  142. Tailgunner

    Has Monty been around on another Premature Victory Lap?
    Lol

  143. calli

    Global Waming is far preferable to Global Covfefe.

  144. Tailgunner


    Donald J. Trump

    @realDonaldTrump
    So, lets get this right. Steve Jobs dies and leaves his wife everything-billions of dollars. Now his wife has a boyfriend (lover). Oh Steve!
    3,021
    11:42 PM – Aug 19, 2013

  145. Tailgunner

    Donald J. Trump

    @realDonaldTrump
    [email protected] Katy, what the hell were you thinking when you married loser Russell Brand. There is a guy who has got nothing going, a waste!
    9,360
    10:52 AM – Oct 17, 2014

  146. Tailgunner

    And we’ll be glad of all the Global Warming we can get when it does.

    Vlad, it’s Global Waming now, comrade!
    Nailed it.
    Go Trump, you magnificent bastard!

  147. Tailgunner

    Waming/Wamen?

    Stimpy is Trump-CONFIRMED!!

  148. egg_

    11 out of 40 Buzzfeed journos to lose their jobs. Let’s hope Alice Workman is 2 of them.

    Ms Workperson?
    Pray tell what Buzzfeed is that, a chaff bag?

  149. Zyconoclast

    White House spokesman’s explanation for Bolton’s “5,000 troops to Colombia” memo on his legal pad: “As the President has said, all options are on the table.”

    That really would be fun to watch. I love it when the US meddles in South America. It’s like a elephant in a China shop.

    How many dead US soldiers before we stop laughing.

  150. Bruce of Newcastle

    [email protected] Katy, what the hell were you thinking when you married loser Russell Brand.

    “I kissed a girl” is autobiographical?

  151. Tailgunner

    AOCs psycho eyes, she’d be a wild one.

    WBAFFI/E
    Would Bang,And Film For Insurance /Evidence

  152. Tailgunner

    Bruce, you’ve been killing it lately.
    More please!
    Great stuff.

  153. egg_

    China is not Russia says Downer.

    Confucius say don’t trust man who wear stockings.

  154. Tailgunner

    What date can we start calling Ant out for the election?
    This time next year?
    Come back, ant – Lion Ted2024!!

  155. egg_

    [email protected] Katy, what the hell were you thinking when you married loser Russell Brand.

    Katy wore the strap-on?

  156. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Lowana seem rather pale for an indigenie…

    An open letter to ‘racist’ Kerri-Anne Kennerley

    Dear Kerri-Anne Kennerley,

    I must say, I have always enjoyed seeing your warm face on TV but your Studio 10 segment yesterday confirmed something I was unaware of — Yumi Stynes called it — you sound like a racist.

    So just in case you ever read this, let’s start by debunking your word vomit.

    Lowanna Gibson is a retired international figure skater and archaeologist. She grew up in Sydney’s west and is a proud member of the Gamillaroi people

  157. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Katy wore the strap-on?

    took lessons from madonna

  158. Tailgunner

    Donald J. Trump

    @realDonaldTrump
    Howard Schultz doesn’t have the “guts” to run for President! Watched him on @60Minutes last night and I agree with him that he is not the “smartest person.” Besides, America already has that! I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!
    91.4K
    12:41 AM – Jan 29, 2019

    WhoTF will be dumb enough to run against the God Emperor?
    #Nobrakes!!

  159. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Has Monty been around on another Premature Victory Lap?

    let’s ask manboobs wife..

  160. Black Ball

    Watergate was before I was born. Woodward and Bernstein wrote for the Washington Post if I remember correctly from All The President’s Men. Would these 2 journalists have gone after say, President Hillary Clinton with as much fervour? With all manner of subterfuge surrounding her campaign? Journalism today is clickbait, nothing of substance. Much like Yumi Stynes, make up some shite for eyes on tv sets. More entertainment watching My Kitchen Rules.

  161. Fisky

    How wonderfully enriching to be stuck in a mile ling traffic jam in Perth on a non school day too! Long live the Ponzi!

  162. egg_

    Has Monty been around on another Premature Victory Lap?

    let’s ask manboobs wife..

    Let’s hope he was wearing a sports bra, or he’ll be back in outpatients.

  163. cohenite

    How wonderfully enriching to be stuck in a mile ling traffic jam in Perth on a non school day too!

    Those pesky Chinese.

  164. Empire 5:5

    WBAFFI/E
    Would Bang,And Film For Insurance /Evidence

    AOC has a terrifying gob full incisors.

    SNP
    Smoking not permitted.

  165. miltonf

    Would these 2 journalists have gone after say, President Hillary Clinton with as much fervour? With all manner of subterfuge surrounding her campaign?

    Of course not- no enemies left. They are trying to give Trump to Nixon treatment. Even wheeling out Woodstein. I think that they tried to do the same to Reagan but he was too personable I think. When i look at the last 50-60 years it seems these awful families- Kennedy, Bush and Clinton has treated the US as a personal play thing.

  166. Bruce of Newcastle

    WhoTF will be dumb enough to run against the God Emperor?

    Gunner – He’s double-daring Schultz because he wants him to run! These are from today:

    Former Obama aide joins Howard Schultz’s team. Democrats aren’t happy. (CNN)

    Trump practically begs ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to run for president (The Week)

    Democrats are begging Howard Schultz not to run for office — and threatening a Starbucks boycott if he does (Business Insider)

    Even more hilariously Schultz says he’s a centrist candidate. I suppose Lenin was centrist too, relative to Stalin and Trotsky.

  167. miltonf

    Marxist tycoons- seems like a contradiction.

  168. Tailgunner

    Trump is god.
    Is that in the Catictionary?

  169. Tailgunner

    How wonderfully enriching to be stuck in a mile ling traffic jam in Perth on a non school day too! Long live the Ponzi!

    It’s probably the Aboriginal Resistance up ahead blocking an intersection.
    Happens in Yarragrad all the time.

  170. Bruce of Newcastle

    Watergate was before I was born. Woodward and Bernstein wrote for the Washington Post if I remember correctly from All The President’s Men. Would these 2 journalists have gone after say, President Hillary Clinton with as much fervour?

    BB – Woodward and Bernstein have epic cases of TDS. They ain’t happy with the Orange One.

    I liked their work with Deep Throat, but increasingly they are trashing their own reputations now.

  171. miltonf

    But as BB says, if Nixon had been a Democrat Watergate would never have been an issue. LBJ was mindblowingly corrupt too I believe.

  172. egg_

    How wonderfully enriching to be stuck in a mile ling traffic jam in Perth on a non school day too!

    Common ling or pink ling?
    You ling, we bling.

  173. Roger

    How wonderfully enriching to be stuck in a mile ling traffic jam in Perth on a non school day too! Long live the Ponzi!

    No point preaching to the choir, Fisk; complain to your local member!

  174. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Google tweaks search results on topics the company deems “controversial,” two Google sources revealed to Breitbart. Sometimes, the company even changes the results manually—something its chief executive, Sundar Pichai, denied in sworn testimony.

  175. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Thousands of offended Muslims have signed a petition demanding that Nike remove a “blasphemous” and “offensive” shoe that they claim has “Allah” inscribed on the sole.

    They claim that the logo on Nike’s Air Max 270 trainers resembles the word “Allah” in Arabic script, “which will surely be trampled, kicked and become soiled with mud or even filth.”

  176. Snoopy

    One thousand cattle perished over Christmas. Now another 500 dead and a further 1000 at risk.

    Where’s the RSPCA on prime time television kicking down doors with television cameras in tow?

  177. Roger

    How come Lefties protest ad nauseum about the social disruption that colonisation caused, yet mentioning examples, makes you a racist ?

    While the social disruption neo-colonisation (i.e. mass immigration coupled with multiculturalism) causes is an unalloyed good.

  178. Boambee John

    Bruce of N at 2029

    I liked their work with Deep Throat, but increasingly they are trashing their own reputations now.

    And for all the high minded pretensions written at the time, Deep Throat turned out to be a disgruntled FBI man, passed over for promotion!

    Follow the money (that he missed out on when he was passed over). I wonder is there another disgruntled FBI/CIA/DoJ type lurking there, ready to spill the beans on Comey, Brennan, McCabe et al?

  179. Nick

    Roger, I’d love to see a Cat page listing such contradictions

  180. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    A docker from Humberside has been investigated by police over a limerick he posted on Twitter after an officer claimed it constitutes a ‘hate incident’ against transgender people.

    Harry Miller, 53, from Lincoln was contacted on Wednesday by a community cohesion officer following a complaint that had been made about the plant and machinery dealer’s social media posts.

  181. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri, is considering the implementation of “Witnessing Whiteness,” a new program that will encourage white students to discuss and come to terms with their own racism and white privilege.

  182. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    WASHINGTON—U.S. sanctions on Chinese firms that steal U.S. technology are yielding results. State-owned chipmaker Fujian Jinhua is reportedly poised to cease operations as a result of Washington’s penalties for stealing intellectual property (IP).

    Financial Times reported Jan. 28 that the Chinese company would go out of business by March as a result of the U.S. crackdown. The company was accused of stealing trade secrets from Micron Technology, the largest U.S. memory-chip maker.

    Citing sources familiar with the situation, the report said Fujian Jinhua is rapidly running out of imported materials that are crucial for its operations as a result of Washington’s export ban.

  183. Zyconoclast

    National Trust should stop ‘privileging heterosexual lives’ in family histories at stately homes

    The National Trust should stop emphasising the role of families in the history of stately homes because it “privileges heterosexual lives”, one of its most senior curators has said.

    Rachael Lennon, the Trust’s national public programmes curator, said that “inherited and partial” narratives about family estates meant that “same-sex desire and gender diversity have generally been given little space”.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/01/25/national-trust-should-stop-privileging-heterosexual-lives-family/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

  184. Bruce of Newcastle

    Thousands of offended Muslims have signed a petition demanding that Nike remove a “blasphemous” and “offensive” shoe that they claim has “Allah” inscribed on the sole.

    Oops, all that dosh they threw at kneeler Kaepernick has been wasted.
    Nike, you have been purged.

  185. Dr Faustus

    “It is outrageous and appalling of Nike to allow the name of God on a shoe. This is disrespectful and extremely offensive to Muslim’s and insulting to Islam. Islam teaches compassion, kindness and fairness towards all.”

    It is outrageous, appalling, disrespectful and extremely offensive to English speakers to apostrophise the plural of Muslims.

  186. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Google tweaks search results on topics the company deems “controversial,” two Google sources revealed to Breitbart. Sometimes, the company even changes the results manually—something its chief executive, Sundar Pichai, denied in sworn testimony.

    anyone giving odds on pichai being indicted for misleading congress?

  187. Rockdoctor

    Hmm Kerry-Anne vs Yumi. I have no idea what this is about & I really don’t care at the end of the day. I zone out when I hear racism now.

    Kerry-Anne goes off my TV every time she opens her mouth about Politics especially after her forays on the Midday Show a couple of decades back, she is an absolute lightweight that should keep to her strengths being entertainment. Now Yumi, should have stayed to the V Channel with Jabba but I guess she was on the wane so off to other adventures she went and obviously The View like shows are to her taste. As for her forays into politics they are as clueless as Kerry’s, she became the fall guy when they insulted Ben Roberts-Smith (Notice the odious Negus got off scot-free) but that doesn’t detract from the complete lack of substance on display when she goes there. She gets zapped as well.

  188. Mark A

    Harken, mathematicians don’t do averages.
    Accountants and BOM boffins do.

  189. Confused Old Misfit

    Where’s the RSPCA on prime time television kicking down doors with television cameras in tow?

    “We have to start looking seriously at whether or not the model under which a number of Indigenous pastoral operations are conducted is the appropriate one,” she said.

    “Many Aboriginal people raised this issue with us themselves, saying it is very hard to make the sorts of business decisions that you have to make in running an operation like a cattle station in the [Aboriginal] community structure.”

    Tells you why.

  190. Bruce of Newcastle

    U.S. sanctions on Chinese firms that steal U.S. technology are yielding results.

    Quite so.
    Telstra went up nearly 8% today. Top gainer on the ASX.
    I found out why when I saw the news…

    TPG pulls plug on mobile network, blaming Huawei ban (Oz, paywalled)

    TPG chief says decision stems from Huawei ban and has nothing to do with the proposed Vodafone merger.

    Seems they went all in on Huawei’s cheap 5G-with-free-PLA-service and were snookered when ASIO and the 5 Eyes gave Huawei the evil eye.

    Party time at Telstra!

  191. DrBeauGan

    Rachael Lennon, the Trust’s national public programmes curator, said that “inherited and partial” narratives about family estates meant that “same-sex desire and gender diversity have generally been given little space”.

    This is true. Likewise, the contribution of perverts and twisted sickos to astronomy and road construction has been shockingly underplayed in the literature. The world is waiting for a full treatment of the contribution to gardening of those who get off on buggering corpses. It will be a blockbuster when it comes.

  192. dover_beach

    The National Trust should stop emphasising the role of families in the history of stately homes because it “privileges heterosexual lives”, one of its most senior curators has said.

    Rachael Lennon, the Trust’s national public programmes curator, said that “inherited and partial” narratives about family estates meant that “same-sex desire and gender diversity have generally been given little space”.

    Madness. The product of a diseased mind. They intend to erase all memory of the past and serve us a confected liberal paean to progress.

  193. cohenite

    Follow the money (that he missed out on when he was passed over). I wonder is there another disgruntled FBI/CIA/DoJ type lurking there, ready to spill the beans on Comey, Brennan, McCabe et al?

    Spill what beans, there’s nothing left to spill; all the evidence about those bastards has been lying around like a dog turd for months. Mueller must have to take a 3 mile detour around it every morning.

  194. Zyconoclast

    Migrant with flesh-eating bacteria detained at US border

    https://apnews.com/82a4ade6d3174990b14315853b3f806f

  195. struth

    At least tits shorten has been up front.
    For years the left have been trying to get owner drivers off the road, using all means available.

    I am off the road, not willing to put up with the conditions and the harassment given to small business employee drivers and owner operators.

    Without a doubt, I can confidently tell you that I am an extremely experienced driver and better and safer at it than all of you posting here.
    That’s not bragging.
    That’s just a fact.
    I have driven the biggest loads to ever be hauled on Australian roads, I am a diesel mechanic by trade, have done numerous driving courses, I’m a qualified multi combination driver trainer and my about b35 years of driving heavy vehicles has a clean record, I have had the lives of thousands of families sleeping while I drove their coach through floods and fire, etc.
    However, the TWU do not want my types on the road, preferring a union member who cannot speak English, and can’t even reverse to be in charge of 70 plus tonnes rolling down the highway, let alone anyone with a bit of road craft.

    Shorten has promised to rid the roads of people who are driving their own rigs, to be replaced by monkeys driving for unionised Tolls and the like.

    For all of you who think truck driving is unskilled, lets look at the road deaths after Shorten gets in, compared to now, when many of us, under Liberals, have already packed it in anyway.

    You can’t cert IV experience.

    What a shit hole.

  196. Snoopy

    “Many Aboriginal people raised this issue with us themselves, saying it is very hard to make the sorts of business decisions that you have to make in running an operation like a cattle station in the [Aboriginal] community structure.”

    It’s almost as difficult as feeding children.

  197. John Constantine

    Harm elimination.

    The libs have launched a safe roads super review.

    With the far safer cars, why are the roads not safer?.

    How about our legacy road and bridge network is being cannibalised to feed the big population Ponzi scheme.

    Import third world drivers, get third world traffic.

    Comrades.

    (Obviously the road network should be rationed to the good and the great.)

  198. Confused Old Misfit

    Struth,
    You need to go to the US.
    They’re looking for 50K drivers.

  199. struth

    How many of our politicians are bought by either China or the UN globalists?

    We are seeing evidence thrust in our faces day in and day out, showing us where their paid for loyalties lie.

    Alexander Downer, what a chinky dink.

  200. struth

    Struth,
    You need to go to the US.
    They’re looking for 50K drivers.

    I’m 52 years old, mate.

  201. Mater

    Roger, I’d love to see a Cat page listing such contradictions

    How is this different to the policy of multiculturalism?

    Sykes-Picot: The map that spawned a century of resentment

    Because it inaugurated that era, and epitomised the concept of clandestine colonial carve-ups, Sykes-Picot has become the label for the whole era in which outside powers imposed their will, drew borders and installed client local leaderships, playing divide-and-rule with the “natives”, and beggar-my-neighbour with their colonial rivals.

    The resulting order inherited by the Middle East of the day sees a variety of states whose borders were generally drawn with little regard for ethnic, tribal, religious or linguistic considerations.

    Often a patchwork of minorities, there is a natural tendency for such countries to fall apart unless held together by the iron grip of a strongman or a powerful central government.

    Sykes-Picot bad, multiculturalism good.

  202. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    I’m 52 years old, mate.

    and what, Trump is 72

  203. Shy Ted

    A docker from Humberside has been investigated by police over a limerick he posted on Twitter after an officer claimed it constitutes a ‘hate incident’ against transgender people. Was it this one?
    I knew a young lady, a tranny
    Who now has a d-ck, not a f-nny
    Man boobs replaced t-ts
    On 2 golf balls he sits
    And the likeness to Monty’s uncanny.

  204. Confused Old Misfit

    I’m 52 years old, mate.

    Some letters or email inquiries don’t cost you anything but time.
    Some one with your kind of experience could end up in a supervisory position PDQ.

  205. Bruce of Newcastle

    Shorten has promised to rid the roads of people who are driving their own rigs, to be replaced by monkeys driving for unionised Tolls and the like.

    We all believe you Struth.
    We saw what Dan the UFU Man did to the volunteer fireys in Victoriastan.
    Shorten is leading the charge to exterminate individual SMSFs and force all wukkas to put their involuntary dosh into halal industry super funds.
    One ring to rule them all and in the darkness bind them.

  206. JC

    Zip

    I’m coming up to Sydney in a week or so. If you Uber with the living room, I was wondering if you could drive us around . But you have to wear a uniform though.

    Whats the day rate you charge.

  207. Leigh Lowe

    The National Trust should stop emphasising the role of families in the history of stately homes because it “privileges heterosexual lives”, one of its most senior curators has said.

    Rachael Lennon, the Trust’s national public programmes curator, said that “inherited and partial” narratives about family estates meant that “same-sex desire and gender diversity have generally been given little space”.

    There can be no better illustration of David Burge’s theorem …

    1.Identify a respected institution.
    2. kill it.
    3. gut it.
    4. wear its carcass as a skin suit, while demanding respect.

  208. struth

    I’ve got old parents and a grandson who’s birthday is today, (he’s ten).
    Why should I go to the United States and miss out on all that of which I love, I want, and need to do here.

    Blowing a few enemies of Australia away, is far more likely the course of action I feel like taking.

  209. rickw

    American Civil War V2.0, analysis with some great John Wick interludes:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=U9s-L5MbjpM

  210. Confused Old Misfit

    Why should I go to the United States

    Money.
    Freedom.
    But the choice is yours.

  211. rickw

    Blowing a few enemies of Australia away, is far more likely the course of action I feel like taking.

    Hmmm, I think the link I just posted might be of relevance!

  212. DrBeauGan

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=U9s-L5MbjpM

    Blocked in my country on copyright grounds, Rick.

  213. Confused Old Misfit

    Video unavailable
    This video contains content from Studiocanal, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds.

    Says the link you just posted!

  214. struth

    Rachael Lennon, the Trust’s national public programmes curator, said that “inherited and partial” narratives about family estates meant that “same-sex desire and gender diversity have generally been given little space”.

    It’s not a narrative you stinking lowlife bitch who should never have been allowed out of the kitchen, it’s historical fact.
    And you are employed by the national trust !!!!!!!!!!!!
    FMD, we’re rooted.

    We have feminine hysteria rampaging unchallenged in our nation, indeed our civilisation.
    We need to get them back into their comfort zones, bloody quickly.

  215. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    I’m coming up to Sydney in a week or so. If you Uber with the living room, I was wondering if you could drive us around . But you have to wear a uniform though.

    sure, the back seats are little tight though… hope you don’t mind

  216. mh

    Two whinges about free to air tv.

    1. BBL – why aren’t CH7 showing the cricket tonight? Any rhyme or reason? Maybe Shaun and Mitch killed it off with their tragic performances last night.

    2. SBS, our partially taxpayer-funded broadcaster. Why the fvck are they showing the latest flop from that sack of shit Michael Moore tomorrow night? Where is the questioning of SBS from the Coalition on showing political propaganda that is not even popular with anyone?

  217. rickw

    Anyone giving odds on pichai being indicted for misleading congress?

    Nope, culturally he told the absolute truth!

  218. JC

    No probs. I’ll take the front seat. 🙂

  219. EvilElvis

    How wonderfully enriching to be stuck in a mile ling traffic jam in Perth on a non school day too! Long live the Ponzi!

    Freeway heading north, Fisky?

  220. struth

    Money.
    Freedom.
    But the choice is yours.

    I totally agree, indeed once I had been to the States when I was younger, I came back here with a different attitude.
    This place is a shit hole for people like me, and so that actually puts you all in the same boat, just about.

    I do want to go to the States, but like most people that stay when they shouldn’t, when they know their country is going under, it’s because of family responsibilities.

  221. Confused Old Misfit

    because of family responsibilities.

    Mibne are all progressive liberals and democrats.
    Couldn’t wait to put am ocean between us!

  222. rickw

    Video unavailable
    This video contains content from Studiocanal, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds.

    Says the link you just posted!

    You desperately need a VPN! Or to visit Majuro!

    I think the fundamental analysis is good, destruction of nation by immigration, plus the recent and rapid decline, since the Dems decided that they didn’t electorally need White Men anymore. (Has anyone told Munty?)

  223. struth

    Tolls trucks are speed limited to 90 kph for safety.
    In 100 kph zones this means the traffic builds up behind them and impatient car drivers and the like end up passing in dangerous circumstances.
    Increasing the amount of traffic passing other traffic is a backward step, a very big backward step when it comes to road safety, but Toll gets to thump their chests about obeying speed limits.

  224. bespoke

    struth
    #2920977, posted on January 29, 2019 at 9:28 pm
    Struth,
    You need to go to the US.
    They’re looking for 50K drivers.
    I’m 52 years old, mate.

    You’ve still got at least twenty good working years in you.

  225. Diogenes

    Import third world drivers, get third world traffic.

    On a visit to Bangkok I was amazed at the amount of traffic, and impressed by the fact that lane markings were for guidance only, ie if one side of the road was wide enough for 2 (or 3 or 4 cars) the traffic self organised into 2 (or 3 or 4 lanes) , and merging was done the way it should (zippering) not the way aussies merge

  226. vlad

    Vlad, it’s Global Waming now, comrade!
    Nailed it.
    Go Trump, you magnificent bastard!

    I stand corrected.

  227. EvilElvis

    You can’t cert IV experience.

    Amen.

  228. vlad

    1940 sub mint Batman 1 comic a steal at $79k US.

    I’ll say! Whoever buys that will be glad they did in ten years’ time.

    Past my bedtime now. Good night.

  229. John Constantine

    The great ocean road is a death trap for those without experience.

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-02/tourists-should-prove-driving-skills-to-help-cut-road-toll:-mp/9297088

    According to VicRoads, 21 per cent of crashes along the Great Ocean Road from July 2012 to June 2017 were caused by international drivers.

    Not counting recently mass imported australians.

  230. Snoopy

    On a visit to Bangkok I was amazed at the amount of traffic, and impressed by the fact that lane markings were for guidance only,

    Brazil is the same. No road rage or unnecessary tooting, either. When I asked a local why he explained that you never know who is carrying. An armed society is a polite society.

  231. Tel

    Tolls trucks are speed limited to 90 kph for safety.
    In 100 kph zones this means the traffic builds up behind them and impatient car drivers and the like end up passing in dangerous circumstances.

    I’m ok with that providing:
    * They strictly stay on the left and leave the right hand lane for overtaking (which is the law).
    * They never attempt to overtake one truck past another (which should be the law).
    * They don’t bitch and sit patiently when they themselves get stuck behind a P-plater doing 80kph.

  232. John Constantine

    Vicco’s salt lakes and mountains are in or near national parks and gravel road networks.

    It is pointless to warm people that the kangaroos and emus crush packed into the parks deliberately charge and ram cars at night, they laugh it off like a dropbear leg pull.

    Until it happens to them at sixty-odd miles an hour on gravel.

  233. Snoopy

    I’m ok with that providing:
    * They strictly stay on the left and leave the right hand lane for overtaking (which is the law).

    What’s this right hand lane of which you speak?

  234. Dave in Marybrook

    a p-plater doing 80kph
    What is this p-plater of which you speak?

  235. John Constantine

    A lot of vicco roads that i drive on are one car width of bitumen, with oncoming traffic slowing down and moving one side of their vehicle onto the gravel.

    Better to move all the way onto the gravel to let a truck past, so the multiple wheels don’t throw up multiple stones. [ windscreen smashing stones.]

    High trust cultures can make crappy roads like this work. Low trust cultures can’t.

    Comrades.

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