Monday Forum: May 13, 2019

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  1. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    a Clive Palmer ad played and it was more impressive than anything the Liberal low energy team had put out in 5 weeks.

    A girlfriend and I secretly confided to each other in a girls’ coffee group of solid Liberals and a sprinkle of Labors that although we’d never vote for him in a million years the Palmer advertising was the most entertaining, impressive and energized thing in the whole of this campaign.

  2. John Constantine

    https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/sep/01/first-ever-trials-on-the-effects-of-microdosing-lsd-set-to-begin

    Once their shorten looting cartel empower their abc to run Death Panels for dissenters, a little microdosing might make the end of days more endurable.

    Also noted is how chewing raw organic Coca leaf enables the stomach to ignore hunger pangs and takes the suffering out of starvation rations.

    Silicon Valley geeks say it sharpens their thinking and enhances creativity. Other people say it lifts the fog of depression. A novel experiment launching 3 September 2018 will investigate whether microdosing with LSD really does have benefits – or whether it’s all in the mind.

    Microdosing using psychedelic drugs – either LSD or magic mushrooms – is said to have become very popular, especially with people working in the Californian digital tech world, some of whom are said to take a tiny amount one or more days a week as part of their routine before heading to work. It’s not for a psychedelic high, though – it’s to make them more focused.

    Microdosers tend to use either tiny amounts of LSD – as little as one-fifteenth of a tab – or of psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms. The study is recruiting just those who use LSD, because of the difficulty in disguising even ground-up mushrooms in a capsule.

    But it’s illegal. So how many people are microdosing is unknown and there is only anecdotal evidence of the effects and any downsides. In a bid to learn more, the Beckley Foundation, which was set up to pioneer research into mind-altering substances, and the unit it funds at Imperial College London, will launch the first ever placebo-controlled trial of microdosing on Monday, 3 September 2018.

  3. Farmer Gez

    Bill de Blasio is running for President.
    Another gift for Trump.
    A dyed in the wool socialist who has never had a decent job outside politics. A slick fake who doesn’t even use his real name – Wilhelm.

  4. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    I just watched “Paramedic” or some such, where an 82-year-old husband had to agree to turn off his wife’s life support after a massive stroke. When he said about her not being next to him when he woke up, like she had been for so many years, that was “tear inducing”.

    I’m glad to see a Cat guy (Bruce in WA) admitting to such feelings as it is not just women who feel this.

    Although we certainly do love our men. When Hairy was in hospital recent getting a stent in his ‘widow maker’ heart artery, I crawled into his side of the bed just to feel closer to him. Imagining life without him was impossible. Although all loving spouses have had their bad moment contemplating it.

  5. John Constantine

    Psycho-vitamins.

    If we regard their abc as a gulag where wymynsys are penned and fattened on rations of prescribed psycho-junkfood hormone replacement/weight control/ birth control/antidepression pills in bulk, it appears that macrodosing on legal medications results in a hysterical herd of sobbing and enraged offendosauruses.

    Microdosing of magic mushrooms can’t be worse than what their cancer clustering abc produces on legal macrodosing of prescription pills.

    Comrades.

  6. John Constantine

    Amanda Feilding, director of the Beckley Foundation, has spent her life supporting research into psychedelic drugs. “Since I first learned about LSD in 1966, before it was made illegal, I became aware of its great potential value for health and cognitive enhancement,” she said.

    She gets a lot of correspondence on microdosing from San Francisco, she said. “I think it is spreading but it is impossible to tell how much it is happening because no one knows. There has been a lot of talk about it in the last few years.” At low doses, she says she thinks of it “almost as a psycho-vitamin”.

    “I think it could give a boost to vitality, an improvement in mood possibly.” People have reported that it has lifted their depression, while others say it makes them feel more excited about their work.

  7. dover_beach

    I see news.com.au is running the line that Abbott’s tribute to Hawke was insensitive because it drew criticism on Twitter.

    What a bum of a news outlet.

  8. Cassie of Sydney

    “mh
    #3014194, posted on May 17, 2019 at 12:17 am
    When I was searching for that Lynyrd Skynyrd YouTube clip today, a Clive Palmer ad played and it was more impressive than anything the Liberal low energy team had put out in 5 weeks.

    Palmer destroyed GetUp, made the case for coal, as well as making the case for voting for his Party all in a 30 second video.”

    Yep….agree…and yes, whilst Palmer has the bucks….the ads are really, really good….they are concise, sharp and quickly get to the point. Have you also noticed how he’s using women….and how they are very effective at spruiking the message. Palmer’s ads don’t just make the case for coal… they also make the case, very effectively, for nuclear. One of his ads starts with the line…”the best welfare is a job”…well golly gosh….that’s not rocket science is it? And that succinct (and very accurate) little line immediately separates Palmer’s party from the party of welfare dependancy..the Labor party. Once upon a time in Australia, the Liberal party, you know….that same Liberal party that Robert Menzies created to be the voice for the lifters…not the leaners, would have come up with that line. But no, the limp, wimp Liberal party of 2019 are too busy being mute and are missing at sea on such basic Liberal philosophy. I don’t like Palmer but his adverts are effective and are pushing through…….along with Pauline he’ll do well in QLD…..and speaking of Pauline….did anyone see her throw the garbage back on Channel Nein yesterday? That’s what you gotta do…you throw it back…it isn’t rocket science.

  9. Cassie of Sydney

    And speaking of minor parties….as I wrote last night I watched Cory on Bolt last night….he came across as “abject” and “resigned”….that’s not good enough for anyone going into battle. Now I have voted already and I voted under the line in the senate. I preferenced the AC number one and number two…with Molan number three. I hope that the AC gets up in the senate but Cory has got to do better….he’s got to get out there….he’s got to get traction and he’s got to get some notoriety. Why bother giving birth to a party if you’re unwilling to go into labour first?

    Am I being too hard on Cory?

  10. bespoke

    I see news.com.au is running the line that Abbott’s tribute to Hawke was insensitive because it drew criticism on Twitter.

    He will be band shortly for hate speech.

  11. bespoke

    Am I being too hard on Cory?

    No just frustrated like the rest us, Cassie.

  12. Dave in Marybrook

    I’d loooove Abbott- or Alan Jones!- to resurrect the “died of shame” line right now.

  13. mh

    I see news.com.au is running the line that Abbott’s tribute to Hawke was insensitive because it drew criticism on Twitter.

    What a bum of a news outlet.

    Joe Hildebrand helps run it. Do I need to say any more?

  14. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘offendosauruses’

    Love it. Stealing it.

    Fat squealy GetUp moles, you have a new identity.

  15. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Zanetti good on the CFMEU backing Shorten as he preaches to Morrison on homo hell.

    The big China threat is the international toons’ focus today.

    Cassie – re Cory, I don’t think you are being too hard, but Cory’s nature is to be polite and reasoned. In this sense, he is being true to himself; but such a personality is unlikely to win elections. I have a couple of times on PML seen him get quite worked up, but it is not something that he can do readily or all the time. That’s why the Aust Cons have positioned themselves for the long game as a Party founded on principles, not on an individual’s charisma; if they last that long, is my proviso. We can only hope it’s a hare and tortoise thing in the end, after a few elections perhaps and if we’re unlucky a toilet-inducing case of the the shi .. ummm the Shortens.

  16. Bruce of Newcastle

    The big China threat is the international toons’ focus today.

    Huawei has been sprung again, this time by the Dutch.

    Dutch Intelligence Reportedly Investigated “Backdoor” Discovered In Huawei Equipment

    Pretty clear that China has been using their industry as an arm of the PLA for a long long time. They still have a vast chip on their shoulder which harks back to the Opium Wars, plus the Marxist-Lenininst manifest destiny stuff.

  17. Knuckle Dragger

    Lotsa talk last night about the amount of political leaders on both teams who traded in for newer models either in or out of office.

    I know this factor may influence some, especially those of faith, but on this subject I will say:

    I don’t give a fat rat’s plague-ridden arse hair what they do in their private lives, as long as they’re not ritually slaughtering orphans in rope dungeons and fixing their heads to the wall on plaques.

    We are not the moral police, nor should we be. I don’t care if the PM has fabulous dress and interior design sense, or loves being whipped in gimp suits, or is the biggest pants man in modern history. They are there to run the country, not be a moral arbiter.

    If that was the case people would be voting for Fred Nile, who while admired by some would have no idea how an economy works, let alone the country.

    The Russians, when the Lewinsky thing and the other infidelities of Billy Clinton came to light, couldn’t understand why people were up in arms over it. They thought it was the sign of a virile and strong President.

    This faux booing of politicians who exhibit the slightest display of human instinct is stupid. Pretending to be holier than thou and appealing to every section of the community is even more stupid.

    ‘Oooooooh, he left his wife.’ So fvcking what? He’s not there because he’s awesome at being married, he’s there to make sure the country doesn’t end up like Uganda.

  18. John Comnenus

    I wonder how deferential the obituaries will be for Tony Abbott? He will be remembered as the most controversial, divisive, reactionary etc etc

    No one will give two tosses about decency when Abbott dies. Some will even rejoice.

    That tells you everything you need to know about the Left. They are bitter haters.

  19. Knuckle Dragger

    Which dovetails nicely with the Bernardi thing.

    ‘Oh, he seems like SUCH a nice man,’ they titter over cake and sangers.

    Well, he’s not there to be nice. He’s there to kick heads and restore some goddamn sense into that mutant circus of a Parliament. And (as nice as he is, very beige and pleasant and inoffensive) he’s not doing it.

    Swap him out with Bosi, who can then let himself off the chain. That’d shake ’em up a bit.

  20. Knuckle Dragger

    There’s a reason why they said ‘Ah, those inscrutable Chinese’ on Get Smart all the time.

    They think in centuries. We think in 24 hour news cycles.

  21. None

    Knuckles I know you have the morals of a sewer rat but just because you don’t care in the hope no one would care about your own immorality it doesn’t mean others don’t. These guys don’t just leave their wives which is bad enough they cheat on them and as far as I’m concerned if your spouse can’t trust you then neither can I. I learnt very quickly in my working life that any person who’s cheating on their spouse is untrustworthy and disruptive because they inevitably use other people’s time money and resources to carry on their affairs snd pull in a whole pile of innocent people into their Web of Lies. I don’t want to work with them near them for them or have them working for me and I certainly don’t want them running the country.

  22. Peter Castieau

    Firstly to answer JC’s query regarding my prediction that Bill won’t win. I have been at Joondalup pre-poll for 16 days (admittedly in a safe Liberal seat) but have also been to Morley and Midland too.
    The body language, looking at who is taking what HTV slips, Labor volunteers not turning up, members of my own social golf club who have always voted Labor saying they won’t this time, and members of the public telling me the same at the booth. Plus that polling the other day (Galaxy I think) that showed Labor behind in a heap of seats they were banking on.
    I sense the retirees tax , negative gearing, possible death taxes and failure to tell us the cost of 50% renewables are all key.

    To answer armadillo about what share AC will get I think we will fall short and believe 4% will see us out. I’d blame this largely on the Clive advertising factor and Pauline’s tears. It’s hard to cut through millions of dollars and strip club stories. The only media we got here was an an attempted slime by the West’s Ben O’Shea.

    We have done a lot of grass roots campaigning so it will interesting to see the outcome of that verses huge dollars or an ongoing candidate circus from PHON.

  23. Geriatric Mayfly

    he’s there to make sure the country doesn’t end up like Uganda.

    But the tenor of your post is about Ugandan Discussions.

  24. None

    The left don’t like Abbott because they fear him. They s*** in their pants over any man who stands on any sort of principle much less a man who also happens to believe in god. It’s the same hatred that’s being hurled at Izzy Folau. Good grief we’ve got another weepy gay f****** well carrying on blaming easy for his drug habit or something.

  25. calli

    I know I’m a cynic, but I wonder who wrote that open letter.

    It would be interesting to have a style analyst have a forensic peek at it. Of course, that will never happen.

  26. bespoke

    You don’t need to b the leader of a party to be it’s voice, KD. Bosi could be the Trump to Bernardi’s pence just in reverse.

    I agree with personal lives not being important, though. Be we are in the minority.

  27. Geriatric Mayfly

    Our Nick serves up a chair on a Rome tennis court. ‘Let’ called. So he walks off.

  28. Cassie of Sydney

    I don’t really like anyone who cheats on their wives, spouses, partners, husbands, dolls or whatever. What I can’t stand is the f*cking hypocrisy……..Shitten, married to Debbie Beale, gets a media free pass for knocking up Chloroform, who at the time was married to another man. In contrast…Barnaby is front page news for weeks and weeks.

  29. None

    I’m hoping you’re right about Bill not winning, Peter especially now with the Hawke Factor thrown in. Well I suspect some people are going to bowl a bit out of sentimentality I’m kind of hoping others will remember that pork would never go after retirees or their nest egg.

    I’m getting a sense that the Australian Conservatives won’t be successful even though I still plan on voting for you guys tomorrow in the Senate. But in the game of politics you have to be in it for the long haul.

  30. Knuckle Dragger

    Fair points None. It wasn’t meant to be a narky statement.

    I’m very good at my job because I’m very good at my job. The people who have vastly benefited from me being good at my job, in fact those who are still alive because of it wouldn’t give a flying fvck if I came home from the hot dog stand and rest the rest of the evening dressed as a giant fish, dry humping the dog.

    And, just so you know, when I was married and despite plenty of offers, I kept relevant parts of me very much in my pants. My point is I don’t need to be all things to all people to do the job I’m paid to do.

    Love your work btw.

  31. None

    Callu, C.L. pointed to an interview the other day with Bob Hawke where he said Bill’s never going to light up the world but he’s got a good cabinet or some such b*******. The only person who could write that letter would be Blanche.

  32. Bruce of Newcastle

    Lotsa talk last night about the amount of political leaders on both teams who traded in for newer models either in or out of office.

    Important safety point for spouses: never ever allow the other half a biographer of the opposite sex…

  33. bespoke

    I expect people will withdraw there support for Trump in the name of consistency, Not!.

  34. calli

    We are not the moral police, nor should we be. I don’t care if the PM has fabulous dress and interior design sense, or loves being whipped in gimp suits, or is the biggest pants man in modern history. They are there to run the country, not be a moral arbiter.

    I agree with you about the “moral police”, Knuckles. That’s why these old gals come in handy.

    However, it’s important to look at the whole cloth. A cheater is also a liar, can’t be any other way. I’m wary of proven liars because they will lie to me at the drop of a hat. It’s always been a game of weighing up the good against the bad, as with Trump.

    Proficiency in the job comes first. If they are crooked dumbos, they are fair game.

  35. Cassie of Sydney

    “bespoke
    #3014279, posted on May 17, 2019 at 8:07 am
    You don’t need to b the leader of a party to be it’s voice, KD. Bosi could be the Trump to Bernardi’s pence just in reverse.

    I agree with personal lives not being important, though. Be we are in the minority.”

    In politics you have to let Ramsay Bolton’s hounds loose….it’s the only way now. Trump realised this in 2015 and 2016….when you are up against the left you have to use “their tactics”. Pauline does to a degree…she’s had over 20 years of slime and smears….even imprisonment…..that’s why I liked what she did yesterday on the vacuous rubbish Channel Nein morning programme…the leftist bimbo tried to smear Pauline only to have it thrown back at her.

  36. None

    Not just a free pass Cassie, Shorten and his moll got wheeled out as the perfect coupke and the entire charade of having some slut – yes I used that word – write books about how to be the perfect parent. FMD

  37. Notafan

    None makes a good point regarding trust.

    I suppose there is a difference between a fornicator and an adulterer.

    I always had a soft spot for Hazel.

    And I agree, hard to believe Hawke wrote that letter.

    I do hope Mr Hawke took Israel’s suggestion on board.

  38. Cassie of Sydney

    “None
    #3014284, posted on May 17, 2019 at 8:13 am
    Callu, C.L. pointed to an interview the other day with Bob Hawke where he said Bill’s never going to light up the world but he’s got a good cabinet or some such b*******. The only person who could write that letter would be Blanche.”

    Agree….I know for a fact that Hawke lost his marbles a while back…..he definitely did not write that letter because he was incapable of writing that letter.

  39. None

    Knuckles I suspect you have more backbone and principle than you let on.

  40. Cassie of Sydney

    None
    #3014289, posted on May 17, 2019 at 8:17 am
    Not just a free pass Cassie, Shorten and his moll got wheeled out as the perfect couple and the entire charade of having some slut – yes I used that word – write books about how to be the perfect parent. FMD”

    Agree entirely….and I particularly like your four letter description of her….because that’s what she is. I’d use a much nastier four letter word to describe her.

  41. Geriatric Mayfly

    I always had a soft spot for Hazel.

    Unfortunately, she became an icon for feminists. ‘He done her wrong.’

  42. None

    Cassie it would be the ultimate disrespect to the man the left pretend to revere to use him so cynically. But I’ve yet to meet a Lefty with principles. They’d f*** over their own mothers. I just read an obit somewhere where Hawke’s daughter said that he made peace with the family finally in recent years and I’m really pleased to have read that.

  43. one old bruce

    God bless your sweet innocence None. I’m afraid you didn’t learn much about men and women ‘in your working life’ then. 3 types of men: hard amoral tough leaders, innocent naive team players, and manipulative psychopaths. The latter used to be sorted by threats of violence which they run away from, but now that ‘vigilante’ and ‘summary justice’ stuff is banned so they thrive. Violence made us moral and fair, settling things man to man. But those days are gone more’s the pity.

    Now manipulative psychopaths rule aided by ’empathic’ women, in government and the mass media.

    Great male leaders are often adulterous, it seems to go with the job. But the rise of psychopaths is a recent thing aided by ‘tolerance’.

  44. Notafan

    You are right Calli about the weighing up

    Still, we can yearn for an honourable man.

    One of the reasons Abbott still has numbskull and his ilk exercised and why I want to see the likes of Kevin Bailey in the parliament.

    Googled Tony Abbott Bob Hawke this morning, Abbott owns a lot of real estate.

  45. None

    Imagine if Tony Abbott wherever accused of rape. Do you think the media would go softly on and like they did with Shorten?

  46. Notafan

    Cardinal Pell is a leader and none of the above.

  47. Cactus

    I support you last few posts Knuckle Dragger. I find Trump personally distatseful as a person. Vulgar, braggart who cheats on his wife. This part would only matter if I had him in my life as a friend or an acquaintance. I probably couldnt stand to be around the guy.

    But he is in practical terms doing all the right things that I want to occur. He actually fights bare knuckle brawl style for things I care about. So I am a big supporter of him as a politician.

    Latham? Never thought I would support the guy and he is a flawed individual no doubt. But in the NSW election I voted for him because he was in my belief going to fight.

    Right wing politicians usually in my estimation have no fight. Most of them anyway. That is why we keep ceding ground on freedom, taxation etc to the left.

    So forgive me. I dont give a fuck about the private lives pf politicians unless it impacts on policy and my life.

  48. mh

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  49. one old bruce

    One of my ancestors is the great 19th century liberal Joseph Hume. But we are descended from his mistress not his wife, which is why we fled London for colonial anonymity. Great grandfather was a prominent 1890s Sydney businessman, he had 4 wives… The current era is in some ways worse than Queen Victoria’s time.

  50. Knuckle Dragger

    Well None, I’ll say this:

    I have, as you kindly mentioned, probably do have the morals of a sewer rat. Mind you, this affliction is not uncommon in single men, particularly those who have had the experience of marriage.

    But even I have golden rules which I won’t break. I will not latch onto anyone with a current boyfriend or hubby. Just no. You’d be amazed at the amount of women out there who want to use some bloke as a type of vehicle to either prove a point or to get out of a relationship. I won’t be a part of that, thank you. You’ve still got to look at yourself in the mirror.

    Actually, that’s not a bad nomination speech. KD’s Come Get Some Party. You Know You Want To.

  51. Notafan

    More like men with power are more subject to great temptation because a certain type women relentlessly chases them.

  52. bespoke

    Yep, Cassie Bosi or some one like him should be given the roll of spokesman.

  53. None

    Bless you old Bruce, I’ve worked with and for all sorts of men and I particularly despise the weak men and I’ve stood up to a couple of Psychopaths in my time and won. I don’t buy the rest of it about adulterous men in fact the adulterers might fly high for a short while and they inevitably crash. You can play hard without playing the ladies.

  54. Cactus

    Great post One Old Bruce. Forgive me but I think Team America World police said it beat with the drunk at the bar opining on Dicks, Pussies and Assholes. Truly if you havent seen that 2min part of the movie you need you you tube it.

    https://youtu.be/sEJ7l0kfDic

  55. Tom

    one old bruce
    #3014296, posted on May 17, 2019 at 8:26 am

    Now manipulative psychopaths rule aided by ’empathic’ women, in government and the mass media.

    Spot on, Bruce!

  56. mh

    More like men with power are more subject to great temptation because a certain type women relentlessly chases them.

    Imagine any woman chasing a married Barnaby Joyce and fathering his child if he was a still a bush accountant.

  57. Cassie of Sydney

    “None
    #3014298, posted on May 17, 2019 at 8:26 am
    Imagine if Tony Abbott wherever accused of rape. Do you think the media would go softly on and like they did with Shorten?”

    Yes…just imagine for one minute if Abbott had a rape allegation/accusation against him…remember back in 2013 when the hysterical left…led by “their ABC” accused Abbott of punching a wall back in the 1970s? Anyone remember? I remember the ABC leading a news bulletin with that accusation. Has anyone heard the ABC lead with a news bulletin on Shorten’s rape allegation?

    Nope.

    We on the right in this country desperately need some brawlers…….I don’t care if they are controversial….we need men and women to stand up to the left and say “COME AND GET ME” AND “F*CK YOU”.

    That’s what Trump did and why he commands my respect. And is he such a vulgarian? Clinton and Hawkie were much, much more more vulgar than Trump. I doubt Trump has ever put a cigar up a girl’s vagina.

  58. None

    See Knuckles, I knew you had principles. I am sorry to hear that your marriage didn’t work out and from my own observation that hits men particularly hard and it often takes a couple of years to get your perspective back. I’m sorry that women can be such bitchea in divorce too. But you also want your children to have a father with a good name. Even if you dodn’t have kids protecting your name is the best thing you can do for yourself. OK lecture over now.

  59. mh

    That’s what Trump did and why he commands my respect. And is he such a vulgarian? Clinton and Hawkie were much, much more more vulgar than Trump. I doubt Trump has ever put a cigar up a girl’s vagina.

    None. Behave!

  60. None

    Oh I remember the whole nonsense about the punch Cassie and even when evidence was bought out that she was lying they still persisted. I don’t have a problem with people punching back – I laughed when I read that Pauline had bitchslapped that stupid bint on Channel 9. And I don’t find Trump vulgar in fact I respect him because he is well aware of his faults and has never run away from owning them (my favourite was when Melania rocked up in a pussy bow blouse after that episode) In this day and age it’s a lot harder for the men because media is dominated by women who pull out the gender card and f****** crybaby gays he just cried out everything like today’s gay in the Sodomy Moaning Herald blaming Izzy for his drug habit. You would have thought someone like Malcolm Turnbull who is financially independent and had nothing to lose – much like Trump – could have really taken it up to these gwits but in fact he was the biggest soft cock coward that ever walked this dear old continent.

  61. None

    Cassie is just telling it straight mh. Trump doesn’t even smoke.

  62. bespoke

    Just a guess but Bernardi’s base is built on people that want change without the nutter’s.

  63. None

    Imagine any woman chasing a married Barnaby Joyce and fathering his child if he was a still a bush accountant.

    Look I know women can work all sorts of miracles but I don’t think fathering is one of them. And actually I thought it’s a miracle Barnaby was married in the first place. Still at least he is aware and has openly admitted that he f***** up.

  64. Bruce of Newcastle

    Still, we can yearn for an honourable man.

    The party system doesn’t favour this at all. An honourable man like Abbott cannot be controlled by the faceless party éminence greasers.

    Trump’s choice of Mike Pence as VP was inspired since he is an honourable man. The Left fear him as a Christian and the Republican party mafia know they can’t control him. So impeaching Trump is not an attractive option for either of them.

  65. Knuckle Dragger

    One of Hawke’s best lines:

    ‘Do you know why I have credibility? Because I don’t exude morality.’

    Take note, Shorten. And you too Morrison, for that matter.

  66. lotocoti

    They are there to run the country, not be a moral arbiter.

    Once upon a time, a scion of the Canberra press gallery following Kevni 07 on the campaign trail, turned up to have his daily song of praise edited.
    His cameraman expressed a similar opinion, albeit in a rather more forthright manner.
    (Something might’ve also been said about wanting a PM who was a cucking funt, not my mate.)
    The exalted one was not a happy ex weather boy.

  67. None

    Cardinal Pell is a leader and none of the above.

    Touché Nota.

  68. Leigh Lowe

    Farmer Gez

    #3014245, posted on May 17, 2019 at 6:58 am

    Bill de Blasio is running for President.
    Another gift for Trump

    Latest …
    Springfield (Oregon) Mayor Joseph Quimby has also thrown his hat into the ring.

  69. None

    Do you know why I have credibility? Because I don’t exude morality.’

    Credibility a bit like that b******* letter he wrote supporting Shorten then hahahahaha. Deluded till the end, poor bastard.

  70. mh

    Look I know women can work all sorts of miracles but I don’t think fathering is one of them.

    Haha! I got distracted by Emily Wotshername.

    She knows how to get a message out, even if it’s a sicko one.

    https://twitter.com/emrata/status/1129069289321816064?s=20

  71. areff

    Vic TAB: 5-1 on the Coalition getting up. Well worth a flutter, maybe a plunge.

  72. bespoke

    This ones interesting. German/Austrian troops collaborating with Allies to rescue prisoners. Briefly refers to [email protected]@@rs anti- smoking campaign. Most of all is that the Austrian resistance to Germany was larger then I thought.

    LINK.

  73. None

    People, if South Australians manage to boot SHY tomorrow there may be hope for Australia yet. Then again South Australians have never done anything but disappoint. Useless tossers.

  74. dover_beach

    None makes a sound point, a scoundrel in private will be a scoundrel in public.

  75. None

    mh, a woman who likes to present herself as an anorexic prepubescent is very unlikely to need an abortion . More likely protection from p* dophiles you think she’s a 9 year old. Don’t act like a p*dophile. If you’re going to oggle at least oggle at someone who looks like they’re over the age of consent.

  76. Knuckle Dragger

    After their massive arse-kicking at Stalingrad in early 1943, German POWs from Austrian divisions went to great pains to distance themselves from the Wehrmacht.

    The Russians didn’t give a rat’s arse. Shot and starved on the march to the gulags like everyone else.

  77. Well worth a flutter, maybe a plunge.

    I’m all in!

    My money is on Little Tits by 5 lengths.

  78. thefrollickingmole

    None

    If 9 year olds had hooters like those Id be more convinced of the “Hormones in chickens” tinfoil theories.

  79. Arky

    3 types of men: hard amoral tough leaders, innocent naive team players, and manipulative psychopaths

    ..
    A cynic.
    You leave morality to the realm of women it will be all fucked up.
    A leader who acts truly amorally won’t last.
    We exist in a moral plane. Don’t make me give you examples, you know this.

  80. stackja

    MSM upset by TA comment. Has Sue Hawke said anything?

  81. stackja

    incoherent rambler
    #3014341, posted on May 17, 2019 at 9:22 am
    Well worth a flutter, maybe a plunge.

    I’m all in!

    My money is on Little Tits by 5 lengths.

    And Australia loses the race.

  82. bespoke

    Bruce of Newcastle
    #3014324, posted on May 17, 2019 at 8:55 am
    Trump’s choice of Mike Pence as VP was inspired since he is an honourable man. The Left fear him as a Christian and the Republican party mafia know they can’t control him. So impeaching Trump is not an attractive option for either of them.

    Yes with out him as a balance Tump would’t have a chance with evangelicals .

  83. thefrollickingmole

    UK PM announcing her expected exit date.

    May agrees to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote
    1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early June

    After which she will be well rewarded by the EU for blocking Brexit and making a muddle of it.

  84. EvilElvis

    ‘Oooooooh, he left his wife.’ So fvcking what? He’s not there because he’s awesome at being married, he’s there to make sure the country doesn’t end up like Uganda.

    KD, I agree, but that whole post is BS. When was the last time you thought of a pollie…

    “Geez, he’s a straight up prick for dumping his wife, but he’s doing a great job of running the country/portfolio etc”.

    Never happens.

  85. bespoke

    A leader who acts truly amorally won’t last.

    All the iconic leaders of communism stayed in power for a long time.

  86. None

    I wish you daughters, Mole.

  87. thefrollickingmole

    ABC setting anew benchmark for being able to ignore large grey wrinkly things with trunks trumpeting in rooms.
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-17/gas-exports-blamed-for-electricity-price-rises-job-losses/11121120

    Australians are reeling from electricity prices that have soared more than 130 per cent since 2015. Among the reasons for the rocket-rise: profiteering by wholesalers and the so-called ‘gold-plating’ of the electricity distribution network. But the real culprit? Gas.

    Key points:
    Analysts say gas prices determine the marginal cost of electricity on the east coast, meaning it is responsible for recent price rises
    Gas prices in Australia were $4 a gigajoule in 2015 before spiking to nearly $20 two years ago, and $10 now
    Asian gas prices for imports are now cheaper than Australian domestic prices, leading to the idea of importing Australian LNG
    “It’s the gas price that determines electricity price on the east coast, but neither [political] party wants to own up to that because they’ve both been culpable in allowing this situation to develop,” MacroBusiness economist David Llewellyn-Smith said.

    Gas is a vital part of the electricity generation market.

    But the “situation” Mr Llewellyn-Smith is referring to is that Australia is on track to overtake Qatar this year and become the world’s largest gas exporter.

    Australia is now exporting so much gas there is not enough available at a reasonable cost to create electricity domestically or for it to be used by industry. That is causing huge problems for anyone who pays a power bill, as well as local manufacturers.

    Nothing to do with spaktarded ideas like this??

    At the end of November, WA’s premier Mark McGowan announced the lifting of a blanket ban on fracking, although the practice will now only be permitted in 2% of the state.

    WA’s move comes after the Northern Territory gave fracking the green light in April.
    Following a separate scientific inquiry, the government lifted its own moratorium on 51% of the territory, with the remaining 49% still covered by the ban.


    South Australia
    At the start of November, the South Australian government announced a 10-year fracking ban across the agricultural-rich Limestone Coast region in the south-east of the state.


    Victoria
    On the opposite side of the coin is Victoria, which in March 2017 became the first state in Australia to permanently ban all onshore unconventional gas exploration and development, including fracking and coal seam gas (CSG).

    Conventional gas exploration is also currently prohibited, although this ban will expire in 2020

    Tasmania
    The Apple Isle introduced its moratorium on fracking in 2014 and this was reconfirmed in October this year, with the ban now in place until 2025.

    ….
    New South Wales
    While NSW does permit unconventional exploration, the state government considers itself as having the “toughest” regulations in Australia – specifically in relation to CSG.

    In 2014, amid pressure from environmentalists and farmers, the NSW Government froze new CSG exploration licences and introduced exclusion zones, making residential areas in 152 local government areas of the state, including Sydney, “off limits” to new CSG activity.

    Queensland
    By contrast, the sunshine state is more broadly “pro-development” with no moratoriums on unconventional gas exploration and development currently existing for any regions.

    As a result, most unconventional gas produced in Australia comes from here, with the state’s Bowen and Surat basins being the main producers of CSG.

    FFS its a political price rise, absolutely SFA to do with exports causing shortages.

  88. dover_beach

    All the iconic leaders of communism stayed in power for a long time.

    None of it lasted.

  89. Bruce of Newcastle

    After which she will be well rewarded by the EU for blocking Brexit and making a muddle of it.

    And for destroying the Conservative Party.
    Good idea to postpone her escape until June because Ms May going in May would fix that particular May Day in the annals of the Conservative Party forever as a day of infamy.

  90. Knuckle Dragger

    EvilElvis,

    Trump.

  91. stackja

    Bruce of Newcastle
    #3014360, posted on May 17, 2019 at 9:52 am

    Infamy! They’ve all got it in for me!” has been voted the funniest film one-liner. Kenneth Williams uttered the words as Julius Caesar in 1964 romp Carry On Cleo.

  92. EvilElvis

    EvilElvis,

    Trump.

    I know, mate.

    We’re in Australia though, still clutching our rosary beads of morality and salaciousness, waiting for our Messiah.

  93. candy

    MSM upset by TA comment.

    And Scott Morrison cautions TA to shut up and stop saying nasty things about Bob Hawke, when in fact he said very fine things.

    I do believe they know TA will lose tomorrow and it is the one thing Scott Morrison wants – to be rid of Tony Abbott and pursue his Turnbull policies either as PM or opposition leader. Scott Morrison is a good family man but in the workplace I would say you could trust him as far as you could throw him. Hence that picture of him with his arm around Turnbull, saying “he’s my PM”, when he knew he had the numbers to roll him in the next day or so. Beware of Pentacostal types. They are not who they seem.

    Sad day for TA coming, I think. All things end, and I think it is the end of conservatism.

  94. stackja

    Is DT still President? MSM said he was gone last year. Most confusing.

  95. Infidel Tiger

    Tony Abbott is gone and that is probably for the best. If Shorten goes as well, the national healing can begin.

    Conservatism can never go. It’s the natural state of righteousness.

  96. Dr Faustus

    Shuddering with the pain and grief of bereavement, Bill Shorten pulls the love of Oild Hawkie around his shoulders like an authentic possum-skin cloak:

    “I already feel a responsibility to millions of people to win but sure, I want to do it for Bob as well tomorrow,” the Labor leader told Nine’s Today on Friday.

    “I don’t want to let his memory down. I think a lot of Labor people will feel the same way.”

    Sincere Bill Shorten – the Man Who Won’t Set the World on Fire – has done the calculations and knows which way the loose lo-info voters will break.

    Good Bloke that Hawkie Tribute voters: 75%;
    That Shorten’s not fit to wipe Hawkies Arse voters: 25%.

    Winner.

  97. Bruce of Newcastle

    ABC setting anew benchmark for being able to ignore large grey wrinkly things with trunks trumpeting in rooms.

    Ditto the BBC:

    BBC Question Time: NO Brexit Party panellist despite leading polls week before EU election

    In last night’s programme, broadcast from Elgin in Scotland, no member of Nigel Farage’s eurosceptic movement will feature, despite leading in many opinion polls just seven days out from the European Parliament elections. Instead, the flagship political broadcast will feature politicians from the Tories, Labour, SNP and Liberal Democrats, as they desperately seek to close the gap on Mr Farage’s grassroots party, before the UK goes to the polls on May 23.

    The latest YouGov survey of voter intentions put the Brexit Party ahead on 34 percent of the vote.

    Labour leads the trailing pack on 16 percent, Lib Dem 15 percent, Green Party 11 percent and Conservatives on just 10 percent.

    Oops, how terrible, we forgot to invite the party which is polling more than the next two combined.

  98. Morsie

    The left subscribe to ” whatever it takes”.I was told years ago by Blanche’s publisher that Bob and Blanche were living as man and wife in Canberra.When he became leader out went Blanche and back came Hazel.Never any mention of this in the media.

  99. bespoke

    dover_beach
    #3014358, posted on May 17, 2019 at 9:49 am
    All the iconic leaders of communism stayed in power for a long time.

    None of it lasted.

    Sure but the context is leaders.

  100. Oh come on

    If the loss of TA is a great loss for conservatism, it’s already dead.

    The only thing you can say about Yabbott is that he looks good compared to Trumble and ScoMo. Not really a high bar to jump.

  101. “candy
    #3014364, posted on May 17, 2019 at 9:59 am”

    Candy…for God’s sake….show some optimism.

    I don’t think TA will lose tomorrow.

  102. stackja

    2GB report: roof repair scammers in court. Meanwhile election campaign continues.

  103. Dr Faustus

    Kenneth Williams

    Finest screen actor of the 20th Century.

  104. Oh come on

    If Shorten leads the ALP to anything other than a landslide victory tomorrow, it ought to be regarded as a catastrophic failure of Shorten’s leadership. That’s how bad the coalition is.

  105. “Morsie
    #3014369, posted on May 17, 2019 at 10:03 am
    The left subscribe to ” whatever it takes”.I was told years ago by Blanche’s publisher that Bob and Blanche were living as man and wife in Canberra.When he became leader out went Blanche and back came Hazel.Never any mention of this in the media.”

    Yep.

  106. stackja

    Oh come on
    #3014375, posted on May 17, 2019 at 10:05 am

    Australian voters gullibility being tested again. Nothing to do with any party.

  107. None

    Trust me if Morrison loses tomorrow Tony Abbott will be leader of the opposition and Shorten will shit himself.

  108. stackja

    What will MT gain from the election result?

  109. None

    Stack – don’t they have an election blackout for 48 hours before polling day? I don’t know I have studiously avoided all election coverage this time round – highly recommended – and have even forgotten what the usual routine is.

  110. None

    I read that Bob Hawke even won some sort of father of the Year award. I wonder which f****** corrupt lefty organised that. Bob Hawke was such a fake in so many ways.

  111. Caveman

    TA wont lose. Reading too much into MSM BS.
    I put Abbott and Sharma in a double.

  112. stackja

    Federal election 2019: Day 37 of the campaign
    Tom Minear, News Corp Australia Network
    May 16, 2019 11:16pm
    Subscriber only

    Bill Shorten faced an uncomfortable question on the Today Show where Deborah Knight asked him why people didn’t like him as much as Bob Hawke, as he said he was more eager to win the election than ever following his death.

  113. None

    I’ll put it on the Bob Hawke thread so I’ll put it here too. Blanche will now go ballistic Green and end up with her own show on the ABC. Money on she wrote the letter endorsing Shorten.

  114. Caveman

    I want to do it for Bob as well tomorrow

    Did Tits wave the letter around ?

  115. Infidel Tiger

    Trust me if Morrison loses tomorrow Tony Abbott will be leader of the opposition and Shorten will shit himself.

    Absolute bollocks.

    For starters Abbott is going to lose easily.

    Secondly he is as popular as shorten.

  116. None

    Mucho asSharma is just a wet sloppy boy, Caveman I really do hope he wins just to see Phelps cry and go on and on about refugees or whatever her Legacy is and I also hope the first thing oaMorrison government will do is repeal that stupid doctor refugee nil. But of course I live in Fantasyland.

  117. Leo G

    If Shorten leads the ALP to anything other than a landslide victory tomorrow, it ought to be regarded as a catastrophic failure of Shorten’s leadership. That’s how bad the coalition is.

    The Coalition can’t even counter Labor’s fantastical Benjamin Button plan for intergenerational wealth transfer.

  118. None

    IT you’re such a gullible fool. No one gives a flying toss about preferred PM accept the media who have nothing else to do. John Howard always had a bismol popularity figures but one 4 elections. The only thing that matters is the primary vote.

  119. dover_beach

    Wow. Sargon of Akkad takes this BBC bint to the woodshed. Brutal.

    Brilliant. Public broadcasters need to be burnt to the ground.

  120. Eyrie

    Anybody know why the ASX is on a roll with the looming threat of a Venezuela style government?

  121. None

    The Libs primary vote is actually higher than Labors so labour is going to need and get the preferences to get over the line. And where this really will matter is those few marginals that the lives of been targeting while ignoring the rest of us.

  122. candy

    I want to do it for Bob as well tomorrow

    Sometimes you wish BS would just something really honest, like Hawke was a great PM who was genuine in trying to reconcile unions and business, but he philandered with hundreds of women and was drunk most of the time and Hazel had a rough life with him. Even Bob Hawke would appreciate that honesty.

  123. None

    If TA wins ( and I think he actually won with an increase majority last time didn’t he?) That’s going to do the f****** lefties heads in because they spend hundreds of thousands campaigning in Warringah. That would be so sweet. Anything to see lefties have an existential crisis.

  124. Caveman

    If Phelps didnt pull that wacky stunt with the reffos , I would think she would have a 50/50 at best but she burnt the electorate.

  125. bespoke

    thefrollickingmole
    #3014342, posted on May 17, 2019 at 9:23 am
    None

    If 9 year olds had hooters like those Id be more convinced of the “Hormones in chickens” tinfoil theories.

    Your not seeing it though the eye’s of drama junkie that has an unhealthy obsession with the mechanics of anal sex and prepubescent girl parts.

  126. twostix

    I think it is the end of conservatism

    The end of Cold War era US bowtie pundit Conservatism(TM) is over yes.

    We’re in the middle of a great revolution, the post WW2 baby boomer driven political framework is finished – including the laughably clownish “conservatism” which has conserved absolutely nothing of any use except wealthy pockets for the generation who controls it at the expense of their children and grandchildren.

    As it was in the 1910’s, the old world order is dying and the field is now clear for new politics. The left know this and are sending wave upon wave to gain control of as much of the landscape as possible. Non-leftists on the other hand, between meekly complaining on Facebook, are busy being worried about how they can afford to put their babies in quasi state run daycares so they can upgrade to that 2018 model Prado.

  127. Bruce of Newcastle

    Anybody know why the ASX is on a roll with the looming threat of a Venezuela style government?

    Oz dollar under 70c puts a rocket under the miners. The banks have been flat this year.

  128. “None
    #3014392, posted on May 17, 2019 at 10:19 am
    Mucho asSharma is just a wet sloppy boy, Caveman I really do hope he wins just to see Phelps cry and go on and on about refugees or whatever her Legacy is and I also hope the first thing oaMorrison government will do is repeal that stupid doctor refugee nil. But of course I live in Fantasyland.”

    I’ll stick my head out and say that Sharma will win tomorrow…I can’t wait to see the lesbian slag blame all and sundry for her loss…she’s getting desperate….trying to paint herself as a “social progressive but an economic conservative”…yea right…pigs might fly. It was interesting 10 days ago..I went to a gathering in Sydney’s biggest Synagogue where there was a televised hookup with the Rabbi who survived the San Diego shooting…Sharma was there but Phelps was AWOL. She doesn’t feel comfortable among orthodox Joooos. The truth is that last year the slag received a lot of help from GetUp but this year they are focusing on other seats and so they are absent…..and I know this because I live in the bloody seat.

  129. twostix

    If Shorten leads the ALP to anything other than a landslide victory tomorrow, it ought to be regarded as a catastrophic failure of Shorten’s leadership. That’s how bad the coalition is.

    You know that’s not how it works.

    Gillard lost the 2010 election and was able to govern like a one party state.

    Abbott won in a landslide and was hobbled and dragged down by every institution in the country – starting with the Turnbullians giving the ABC the green light to publish classified documents to wreck our relationship with Indonesia.

  130. Eyrie

    BoN, it isn’t just the miners. Coles, Woolies, Wesfarmers are all up strongly.???

  131. Leigh Lowe

    Caveman

    #3014400, posted on May 17, 2019 at 10:27 am

    If Phelps didnt pull that wacky stunt with the reffos , I would think she would have a 50/50 at best but she burnt the electorate.

    Yep.
    The “conservative leaning independent” fig-leaf is gone.

  132. Top Ender

    I’m gonna call a Liberal victory by 10 seats.

    Reasons:

    – Labor’s relentless attack on retirees will solidify their vote

    – Fear of death duties eventually coming in will scare off many 40 year olds (and upwards) who might get a legacy from the olds this way

    – Many people fearing being told they will be forced to buy an expensive inefficient electric car

    – Resentment at rising electricity prices, and Labor being seen to promise more of the same

    – Shorten not presenting as well as Morrison as being a genuine person

    – local factors such as Labor states lack of economic performance being passed on as a protest vote

    – general distrust of Labor’s handling of the economy. (Hawke’s death may well focus more interest on his performance compared to modern Labor’s “promising all and figuring it out later” approach)

    So who’s keeping the predictor competition scores, and what’s the prize?

    Ok I will do the former but not provide the latter.

  133. Armadillo:

    Sportsbet paid out the Labor Government win last night.

    Can you explain what that means?
    I just checked and my bet slip appears unchanged.

  134. Leigh Lowe

    Sportsbet paid out the Labor Government win last night.

    I think that is a particular trick online gambling sites do.
    They “pay out” by making funds available for “re-investing” but not withdrawal.

  135. None

    Oh my goodness that BBC b**** interviewing Sargon. I don’t think she even once let the guy answer the question. What an absolute f****** fascist b****. I’m so glad I was nowhere near her because I would have probably lost it and smacked her in the mouth and I’ve never done that to anyone, ever. That guy deserves a medal. And then after the interview she goes and reads all these reinforcing comments from the usual hyperventilating commenters with the same boilerplate tripe about how horrified they are. You would probably think that only rape victims watch BBC or else half the f****** UK has been raped if you believed them and I certainly don’t. The interview should have ended when he pointed out it was a joke tape on there she could prove it wasn’t. Oh my god I have never seen anything so disgustingly unprofessional. She’s just a bully, a cry baby lying bully, nothing more nothing less.

  136. Bruce of Newcastle

    The end of Cold War era US bowtie pundit Conservatism(TM) is over

    No. What it is is all the Western world major right wing parties have been successfully colonized by the left per O’Sullivan’s First Law. Merkel’s party is classic. The Libs with Photios in the driver’s seat are getting closer to the end state. The Tories these days are green as grass.

    Righty popularism is just disgusted conservative voters booting out the lefty parasites who’ve taken over the party that’s supposed to represent them. Which the lefty parasites understandably resist. We’re about due for another global cleanout and restart of the cycle.

  137. Mark A

    twostix
    #3014405, posted on May 17, 2019 at 10:37 am

    Abbott won in a landslide and was hobbled and dragged down by every institution in the country

    He went AWOL for 6 months and didn’t fight for what he promised.

  138. feelthebern

    Indo is becoming is & hopefully will continue to be an economic miracle.
    Needing letters of credit from banks for all import & export has resulting in corruption declining.
    COO & COR initiatives by other countries & purchasers means they are already leap frogging the tech in some parts of the Australian economy.
    With prosperity comes de-religionisation.
    That’s the best thing that could happen to Indonesia.

  139. feelthebern

    I posted on the Indo thread.
    Worthy of the open thread I think.

  140. Bruce of Newcastle

    Coles, Woolies, Wesfarmers are all up strongly.???

    People still have to eat after the election. 😀

  141. Roger

    Sportsbet paid out the Labor Government win last night.

    When this was raised on ABC radio last night, Bernard Keane – of all people – pointed to the discrepancies between the narrowing polls and bookmakers’ odds, suggesting a bet on the Coalition was looking very worthwhile.

  142. max

    Why would Tony Abbott lose ?

    Get Up have spent thousands and have smothered the electorate with propaganda. Normal people see through it and don’t like being harassed in the streets by spitting bullies.

  143. None

    That’s music to my ears Cassie- that you think that she will lose. And how pathetic that she couldn’t rock up to a synagogue. Doesn’t Wentworth have a big Jewish community? Doesn’t she represent them as well? And it goes to show how soft her support is for her to need get up. It’s the same with that other stupid Benton Warringah who has god knows how many front groups backing her. That Johannes Leak cartoon said it all.

  144. None

    That’s music to my ears Cassie- that you think that she will lose. And how pathetic that she couldn’t rock up to a synagogue. Doesn’t Wentworth have a big J*wish community? Doesn’t she represent them as well? And it goes to show how soft her support is for her to need get up. It’s the same with that other stupid Benton Warringah who has god knows how many front groups backing her. That Johannes Leak cartoon said it all

  145. feelthebern

    This thread has turned quite nasty.

  146. Bruce of Newcastle

    With prosperity comes de-religionisation.

    Yeah nah. That giant sucking sound is Turkey going down the plughole. Eurasian Tiger no more.
    Indo will go exactly the same way for exactly the same reason.

  147. notafan

    He went AWOL for 6 months and didn’t fight for what he promised.

    Let’s not repeat prog myths and fables

    It doesn’t even make any sense

    Where was he, what was he doing

    for one he was sorting out the Indonesian crisis manufactured by the ABC

  148. “feelthebern
    #3014425, posted on May 17, 2019 at 10:56 am
    This thread has turned quite nasty.”

    In what way?

  149. None

    10 seats is generous top Ender. I say a 2 seat margin is about the best they can hope for. But I really have no feEl for what people are thinking so I have no idea who’s going to win. We’re fucked either way it’s just a matter of how fucked.

  150. twostix

    He went AWOL for 6 months and didn’t fight for what he promised.

    He mistakenly thought people were sick of hearing about the federal government every minute of every day.

    He didn’t understand that good portion of the population are literally mentally addicted to this shit like soap opera junkies.

    He abolished the carbon tax and took a baseball bat to the entire leftwing apparatus.

    How much do you expect one man who didn’t even have the ideological support of his party elite and couldn’t rely on his supposed ‘base’ to stick with him the moment the heat came on, to do?

  151. Roger

    With prosperity comes de-religionisation.

    Saudi Arabia bucks that trend.

    And it is Saudi Wahhabism that is the chief problem in Indonesia

  152. thefrollickingmole

    Sargon of Akkad takes this BBC bint to the woodshed.

    The entire interview was based on other peoples reaction to a joke.

    The BBC now considers twitter/youtube reactions to videos as newsworthy.

    As long as they follow the party line, comrades.

  153. notafan

    Another thing that Abbott did while he was ‘missing’ was start to stop the boats, commening on 18 Sept 2013

    operation sovereign borders

  154. twostix

    What it is is all the Western world major right wing parties have been successfully colonized by the left

    Nah Trump exposed the “Conservative” class as crypto leftwing goons who simply love losing and enjoy being on the bottom at the political class’s cocktail party after parties.

  155. notafan

    Abolition. The Climate Commission was abolished in September 2013 by the newly elected Abbott Liberal Government, as a stated streamlining and cost cutting measure.

    and another thing

  156. Top Ender

    C’mon then pundits.

    Coalition predicted to win/margin:
    Top Ender / 10

    Labor predicted to win/margin:

  157. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Walter
    53 minutes ago
    Shorten the wealthy, privileged, top end of town silvertail has the audacity to accuse retirees of tax avoidance.

    Comment, from the Oz. Well said.

  158. thefrollickingmole

    Why would Tony Abbott lose ?

    Im predicting a lot of people have “moved” into the electorate (20 per house) for electoral purposes in order to ensure that outcome.

    It will be “revealed” by some of then gloating on twatter after the election, the AEC will investigate and do nothing about an obvious corruption of the system and the Short-bus which Australia has become will continue on the road to retardville.

  159. Infidel Tiger

    Sportsbet paid out the Labor Government win last night.

    Paddy Power the gambling giant who own Sportsbet, famously paid out on Hillary.

  160. None

    The BBC now considers twitter/youtube reactions to videos as newsworthy.

    Gosh haven’t you worked out the left wing media yet. First of all they create some sort of controversy in this case this BBC bunt was posting somebody’s tweets and videos to another journo to get her reaction. Post the reaction t get a reaction on social media from all the usual suspects totalling about 3 with 500 Twitter and other social media accounts between them. They don’t call it an echo chamber for nothing(. Bam! there is some outrage on social media. Wham! there’s your news story. This is a very tried and tested method and 100% predictable

  161. feelthebern

    The Indo’s embracing of tech more so than any other Asian country except China, is the reason why it is already an economic powerhouse.
    Indo is not Bali.

  162. None

    twostix

    #3014435, posted on May 17, 2019 at 11:03 am
    😅

  163. feelthebern

    Sharma will win & win well.

  164. None

    OK top Ender I’ll put down the coalition by 2 seats.

  165. notafan

    He mistakenly thought people were sick of hearing about the federal government every minute of every day

    Nevertheless there are twenty pages of transcripts of Tony Abbott’s public remarks on the PMC website.

  166. feelthebern

    If Oaky wins, I have to move to Texas.
    I’m on the record saying so.

  167. Caveman

    Libs min 3 seats

    People ive spoken to when the topic of election comes up ,once they know your on the same page they are relieved as they fear getting vilified, and I think that must be prevalent in the community.

  168. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger

    #3014442, posted on May 17, 2019 at 11:06 am

    Sportsbet paid out the Labor Government win last night.

    Paddy Power the gambling giant who own Sportsbet, famously paid out on Hillary.

    Bookmakers love churn.
    They will credit your election “win” on Thursday, hoping you will put it back on Friday night football or Saturday races.
    The more laps your money does the closer it gets to being picketed by the bookie.
    Of course, if your winning election bet turns out to be a loser, your account is debited and you will have to top-up the account.

  169. thefrollickingmole

    None

    I dont think Ive seen it that blatant before.
    Im used to twatter (see Abbott today for example) being used to “introduce” controversy, but that interview was almost 100% based on anonymous commentators bullcrap.

    “Have you been raped” as a gotcha question in an interview???

  170. No JC, the irony is that Fisk is twitter libertarian and he’s complaining that he’s not complaining.

    I suppose a sociology degree does funny things to the mind.

  171. Rebel with cause

    The Left don’t much care about moral purity. Hence the tears for Bob Hawke who was a serial womaniser with a drinking problem. And the broader ‘whatever it takes’ element of implementing leftist policy.

    The Left have also weaponised the Rights concerns regarding moral purity to undermine Right of centre candidates. Attack their morality and watch the votes bleed away. Donald Trump is one of the few that has managed to overcome this, primarily through his steadfast refusal to admit any wrongdoing.

  172. feelthebern

    We won’t know the winner until all the pre-polls are counted.
    So anyone expecting anything until Tues-Wed next week is a tad silly.
    Then it will be another couple of weeks for the Senate.
    & then another couple of weeks if the AEC doesn’t like the result for them to lose or find a million more votes.

  173. “is a”

    Turns out I am semi-literate so maybe I never understood what I was being asked…

    A quantitative discipline probably does that to the mind…

  174. Real Deal

    Labor by 6-8 seats. I hope I am wrong and the Coalition win but I am not hopeful. GetUp have manipulated this election, I hope one day they get smoted right royally.

  175. Jesus christ man. This shit makes me want to go live in some out of the way place.

    So is this the “male privilege” I keep hearing about?

    Note that the woman (who was already in a relationship with someone else) was actually the aggressor.

    Original story here:

    Expelled Columbia journalism student accused of intimate assault sues university over ‘anti-male’ bias

    He alleges they went up to a water tower atop an apartment building, where they kissed and the woman began to pull Feibleman’s face into her breasts. They made their way to the female student’s room for more kissing, he claimed, but that’s where Feibleman’s consent ended.

    The woman began begging him for sex, saying, “Please because I can’t let you go without it,” according to the suit. Feibleman claims she then forcibly tried to perform oral sex on him, despite the fact that he had clearly refused. He even cited the woman’s boyfriend as one reason he didn’t want to fool around with her.

    Angered by his rejection, the female student allegedly berated Feibleman for half an hour — and she even bit him, the New York Post reported.

    At some point, Feibleman apparently suspected he’d be accused of sexual misconduct, according to the New York Post, so he used his phone to begin taping their encounter in her room. When the woman leveled accusations against him, Feibleman was able to turn over the 30-minute recording to university investigators.

    But the evidence was not enough to appease investigators, who also felt that the woman was too drunk to even consent to sex. Columbia is holding Feibleman responsible for sexual assault, expelling him and withholding his degree even though he technically graduated.

    Timcast
    Published on May 16, 2019

    Man Is Falsely Accused, Presents VIDEO Evidence, Gets EXPELLED Anyway

  176. Stimpson J. Cat

    No JC, the irony is that Fisk is twitter libertarian and he’s complaining that he’s not complaining.

    Isn’t Fisky a teacher or in educating of some sort?
    These Commie types of people can’t be trusted.
    He has way too many rostered days off to rant on Twitter.
    Also he is racist towards the Autistics.
    Not nice!
    😁

  177. Stimpson J. Cat

    Remember, The Liberals will win.
    If I am wrong I will shave my head like Britney.

  178. Exit Stage Right

    Top ender,

    Put me down for LNP win by 4 seats. I sense a return to the Blue corner in the dying hours of this campaign as electors face installing a Communist Govt led by Billy Liar and gag at the prospect. Maybe I am just being optimistic for the Libs, but I have a feeling in my waters. This does not correlate with betting odds, but now Malcolm has gone I think some degree of sanity will prevail. Please….

  179. Stimpson J. Cat

    Never underestimate the power of a Boomers greed!
    – Stimpson J. Cat.

  180. thefrollickingmole

    What a awful, awful story.

    Pakistan doctor held after 400 children diagnosed with HIV
    Authorities investigating if Muzaffar Ghangharo, who has Aids, knowingly spread virus

    A doctor has been arrested in Pakistan after more than 400 children and 100 adults tested positive for HIV, with authorities investigating whether he intentionally infected them.

    Authorities say the outbreak in Larkana, southern Pakistan, apparently began when Muzaffar Ghangharo, who has Aids, infected patients in early April. He was arrested this month and police are trying to determine whether Ghangharo knowingly spread the disease.

    Not being a fan of sharia type punishments, but in this case…

  181. Top Ender

    Coalition predicted to win/margin:
    Top Ender / 10
    Exit Stage Right / 4
    Caveman / 3
    None / 2

    Labor predicted to win/margin:

  182. Eyrie

    I really hope this is a re-wind of the situation before Abbott got deposed by the Termite. Abbott would have easily won the 2016 election with a much greater majority than Trumble got.
    If so, without the Truble anomaly, the Libs will win but I’m not that hopeful as idiocracy is progressing at frightening speed.

  183. thefrollickingmole

    Labor predicted to win/margin:

    8 for me.
    Both parties primary votes will shit themselves, but flows to Lab will see them cruise home.

  184. Top Ender

    Nation’s newspapers publish their election editorials

    Less than 24 hours before the polls open, the nation’s media have published their election editorials canvassing the Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s steady hand and Opposition leader Bill Shorten’s “progressive” agenda. The resounding advice to voters from across the editorials is to do the research.

    The Mercury wrote: “Do not just roll your arm over and back in the side your dad always supported, or for the candidate or leader who has delivered the most memorable campaign sound bite.”

    In an election campaign that has been filled with grandiose promises and dirty tactics, The Mercury’s advice was echoed by all of the papers.

    The Australian has endorsed Mr Morrison, but not without first giving the Coalition a critical review of the last four years.

    “Mr Morrison is pragmatic and a good communicator… but the serial chaos within the Coalition, including with the Nationals, has been a deadweight on it’s support,” The Australian wrote.

    “Although the Coalition has had a mixed two terms in office, its record on the economy and border protection is far superior to the six years of Labor rule under Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard.

    “Labor is retreating from the nation’s successful synthesis of pro-growth deregulation and social progress. Mr Shorten would give Canberra more control over resource allocation and final say in wages and taxpayer subsidies to unionised workers, and would impose high costs on heavy industry to cut carbon dioxide emissions.’’

    The Courier Mail called Mr Morrison a “one-man campaign” who rose up after the chaos of the ousting of Malcolm Turnbull. It urged voters not to vote for Labor, who, for all their ambitious promises cannot provide detail or assurances on how it will hit everyday Queenslanders.

    “Self-funded retirees, small business owners and those who’ve save to invest in property or share all have legitimate concerns about Mr Shorten’s agenda,” The Courier Mail wrote, warning voters about Labor’s tax plan and skyrocketing energy prices under Mr Shorten’s climate policy.

    The Daily Telegraph also condemned Mr Shorten’s lack of detail and told voters now is the time for “a steady hand on the tiller”.

    “(Labor’s) approach is attractive to those wealthy enough to absorb significant risk and loss. But for people who are beginning their working careers, or who have young children and a first mortgage, those risks and potential losses are not quite so easily dismissed.”

    “The Coalition saves money. Labor spends it,” The Daily Telegraph wrote.

    The Herald Sun warned its Victorian readers they were in charge of some of the most contentious seats — Higgins, La Trobe and Deakin — and gave its support to Mr Morrison.

    “The 2019 federal election sees Coalition and Labor platforms diverge to an extent not seen in decades,” they wrote, but warned voters away from Mr Shorten’s “socialist-like wealth redistribution ideology”.

    The paper was blistering about the Greens: “A vote for the Greens — whether in Higgins or Kooyong — is a vote for economic and social chaos.”

    The Adelaide Advertiser also swung against the Labor party’s sweeping reforms, in favour of a steady Coalition government.

    “The Liberals’ steady-as-she-goes agenda represents the safest bet for this state. Without the instability that has crippled the coalition and severely depleted its frontbench, it would be hard to argue to oust a government on such solid economic footing. By contrast, the Opposition has a high-taxing, big- spending agenda amid international headwinds,” The Advertiser wrote.

    The NT News gave their endorsement to Mr Shorten in the wake of a chaotic coalition government.

    “During its two terms in office, the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison government has largely failed to deliver for the Territory. If you don’t want the next three years to be a lost opportunity for the Territory, it is important you vote Labor,” The NT wrote.

    Both The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age threw their support behind Mr Shorten, telling voters it was a time for a change. “The Herald believes that above all else voters must use this election as a chance to put an end to that cycle of instability and with that in mind there is no choice but to endorse Bill Shorten and the ALP,” the editorial read.

    “Certainly, both parties have shared in the bloodletting of the past decade but over the past six years Mr Shorten has built up a united team that looks like it will stick together,” it wrote.

    The Age said voters had to choose between Mr Shorten’s “socially progressive reform agenda driven by a comprehensive review of taxation and spending priorities” and the Coalition’s infighting and “lack of comprehensive vision”.

    “This election is not about the size of government for both sides are proposing budgets of similar magnitude. It is about the function of government,” The Age wrote.

    The Guardian’s Australian outpost gave its full support to Mr Shorten in an editorial jumping from US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal to the school student’s climate strikes. Voters must, according to the Guardian, vote for the environment.

    “For decades, Australia has seen this existential crisis looming and failed to act on it,” The Guardian wrote, “the Coalition appears deaf to the rising clamour from the electorate.”

    “We have always considered Guardian Australia readers capable of making their own voting decisions, but in 2019 we urge readers to heed the fact that Labor is the only party with a credible climate policy and a chance of forming government on Saturday,” The Guardian said.

    The Australian Financial Review came out in favour of Mr Morrison and the Coalition yesterday, as the best option for Australia.

    “Yet for all its faults, and without great enthusiasm, the Financial Review believes that a returned coalition government, with a clear parliamentary majority, would be in Australia’s best interests,” they wrote.

    Oz link

  185. Tom

    This thread has turned quite nasty.

    Nah, Bern. People are just jumpy.

    Tomorrow’s the most important day for Australia in a generation.

  186. The ALP will have 75 seats, the LNP 67 and “independents” and Greens will have 9 seats in the lower house.

    The ALP and GRN could possibly govern as a coalition. I don’t think Jimmy Neutron would risk losing an election 3 months time.

  187. IN three months time.

    This MS Surface Cover keyboard has seen better days…or “Damn iPhone!…”

  188. Real Deal

    6 – 8 seats for Labor. Morrison has campaigned well; but GetUp will get the ALP/Greens into government, sadly.

  189. To those who have seen Sargon lately:

    “Dr Simon Weaver is an academic researching offensive jokes…”

    Ho ho ho, has he looked in a mirror?

  190. Exit Stage Right

    I predict that all the suburban and country seats in Qld (apart from Katters Kingdom) will turn blue as people are so pissed off with the blatant stalling over the Adani mine, particularly if they know that a smaller mine in the same area just got approval by the Qld Govt with nowhere near the roadblocks faced by the Adani crowd.
    Just can’t see why anyone would vote Labor after they have announced what waits for us if they are elected.

  191. Infidel Tiger

    Zali Steggall and Rob Oakeshott to be kingmakers.

  192. I predict that all the suburban and country seats in Qld (apart from Katters Kingdom) will turn blue as people are so pissed off with the blatant stalling over the Adani mine, particularly if they know that a smaller mine in the same area just got approval by the Qld Govt with nowhere near the roadblocks faced by the Adani crowd.

    The same people voted in Pony Gal and Comrade Trad without a care in the world.

  193. Roger

    “The Herald believes that above all else voters must use this election as a chance to put an end to that cycle of instability and with that in mind there is no choice but to endorse Bill Shorten and the ALP…Certainly, both parties have shared in the bloodletting of the past decade but over the past six years Mr Shorten has built up a united team that looks like it will stick together”

    Right, we’re all agreed then: we drive over the cliff.

  194. Farken ‘ell.

    I might be a fan boy but this Carl Benjamin fellow might have enough chutzpah to make a good PM of the UK of GB & NI.

    His latest thing with that BBC harridan is as good as Thatcher’s…“NAME THEM!”.

  195. Top Ender

    Frank – want to simply the numbers for me for your prediction?

    Cat Election Predictor

    Coalition predicted to win/margin:
    Top Ender / 10
    Exit Stage Right / 4
    Caveman / 3
    None / 2

    Labor predicted to win/margin:

    thefrollickingmole/ 8
    Real Deal / 6–8

  196. “Infidel Tiger
    #3014487, posted on May 17, 2019 at 11:52 am
    Zali Steggall and Rob Oakeshott to be kingmakers.”

    Then we’re really stuffed. 100% renewables here we come….and the subsequent economic collapse.

  197. Shy Ted

    As a proud delcon, if I hadn’t postal voted, which I have, I’d see Bob’ death as the gift above all others for the SFLs. “Bob was a great Labour PM for blah, blah, blah. But after Bob we got Paul, 19% interest rates, $70bn debt etc. Kev 07, deaths at sea, policy debacle, debt etc. Julia carbon tax, debt, policy chaos etc. The Labour party of Bob Hawke bears no resemblance to the ALP of today. None.” But they didn’t and so didn’t get my vote.
    Pity me in Mayo – LNP vs Greens vs ALP vs Centre Alliance (Greenies) vs Palmer vs Animal Justice Party. But not so in the Senate – Fraser Anning, PHON, AC, SFF and more. The big parties didn’t get a look in.
    But in my little circle of colleagues and acquaintances the minor parties have barely registered and they get their political info from the ABC so $10 says Bill. And I just don’t believe the polls.

  198. We can have all the stabilidee! in the world with crippling debt, carbon taxes, endless government borrowing, never to be paid off debt and a wholesale reduction in civil liberties.

    The USSR was stable for decades. It was also hell on earth.

  199. Some History

    Oops, how terrible, we forgot to invite the party which is polling more than the next two combined.

    Farage cannot be allowed to dictate Britain’s future. He must be thwarted

    Tony Blair

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/11/farage-cannot-be-allowed-to-dictate-britains-future-he-must-be-thwarted

  200. notafan

    I’m not predicting, just hoping

    Libs by 2, with AC holding balance of power in the upper house

  201. I say the ALP will win by 8 seats in a hung Parliament.

  202. Roger

    The same people voted in Pony Gal and Comrade Trad without a care in the world.

    Dot, a lot has changed up here.

    The QLD head of the CFMMEU conceded many of his members would vote for Palmer over the ALP principally because of the latter’s attitude to Adani and coal mining generally. They know heavy industry will go without coal. They are voting to keep their jobs.

  203. If anyone reckons they can predict the Senate right now after Saturday they’re just bullshitting.

    In the long run the new voting rules are clearly in place as an anti-competitive measure to ensure we’re ruled over by our low-rent-Bourbons(TM) (the ALP-GRN-LNP uniparty) forever, Hanson probably gone in three years too.

  204. update to assist TE:

    Coalition predicted to win/margin:
    Top Ender / 10
    Exit Stage Right / 4
    Caveman / 3
    None / 2

    Labor predicted to win/margin:
    thefrollickingmole / 8
    Real Deal / 6-8
    Frank Walker / 8

  205. Caveman

    Did Hawke die on the steps of the Opera House?

  206. bespoke

    No idea at at all not even a wishful guess. I’m chicken.

  207. “notafan
    #3014499, posted on May 17, 2019 at 11:58 am
    I’m not predicting, just hoping

    Libs by 2, with AC holding balance of power in the upper house”

    Am not sure what will happen in the Reps but I have a sad feeling that the AC aren’t going to do very well…however the parties that will do well will be ON and Palmer United.

  208. The same people voted in Pony Gal and Comrade Trad without a care in the world.

    Dot, a lot has changed up here.

    Yeap. The Qld state govt was in crisis last night.
    The Adani issue has played badly for them.
    State MLA’s are extremely distressed at the abuse they’re copping whilst handing out HTV to the hoi polloi.

  209. Some History

    Spotlight on Gang Green.

    Gang Green is hopeful:

    New polling in the Victorian seat of Higgins suggests the Greens candidate, Jason Ball, could take the seat from the Liberals in a major upset on 18 May.
    https://twitter.com/Greens/status/1127908773199093761?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

  210. Farage cannot be allowed to dictate Britain’s future. He must be thwarted

    Tony Blair

    But a referendum is a tool of a dictatorship.

    So we need another referendum.

    LOL. What happens when the plebs keep voting for Brexit and for Brexiteers?

    “Only the EU commission can save us from European dictators”

    Bizarro world.

  211. None:

    I read that Bob Hawke even won some sort of father of the Year award. I wonder which f****** corrupt lefty organised that. Bob Hawke was such a fake in so many ways.

    I remember the press/union conspiracy before Hawke got set up as Australia’s saviour.
    The unions would go on strike over the brand of toaster in the tea room, management would sit down to deal, the wukkas would go out on strike again for free bread, then a toast allowance for one of the wukkas.
    The interminable strikes, go slows, work to rules, etc would continue until the cry went up “Hawkey will sort it out!”
    The Messiah Fixxes It!
    oorah.

  212. Some History

    Gang Green and the Twilight Zone

    The Greens plans for climate action will create 180,000 new jobs in a clean energy economy as we replace coal with 100% renewables.
    https://twitter.com/Greens/status/1127913910491701248?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

  213. Eyrie

    Tony Blair really is a vile piece of work isn’t he? I remember the late Frank Devine saying he didn’t like the look of him when Blair first got elected.

  214. Top Ender

    Cat Election Predictor

    Coalition predicted to win/margin:
    Top Ender / 10
    Exit Stage Right / 4
    Caveman / 3
    None / 2
    Notafan / 2

    Labor predicted to win/margin:

    Frank Walker from National Tiles / 8
    thefrollickingmole/ 8
    Real Deal / 6–8

  215. Eyrie

    “The Greens plans for climate action will create 180,000 new jobs in a clean energy economy as we replace coal with 100% renewables.”
    And destroy about 5 million other jobs in the economy.

  216. Roger

    Farage cannot be allowed to dictate Britain’s future. He must be thwarted

    Tony Blair

    What he means is “the people must not be allowed to decide Britain’s future. They must be thwarted.”

    Vile creature, Blair.

  217. feelthebern

    Zali Steggall and Rob Oakeshott to be kingmakers.

    Then I am definitely moving to Texas.
    I’m thinking I will set up an office in Austin.
    Then have a beach house down in Corpus Christi.
    Happy to start up a Cat compound, Branch Davidian style but without the incest etc.

  218. feelthebern

    If the BREXIT party polling is replicated in next weeks EU elections, it will have zero impact on the UK.

  219. Johno

    T E
    Coalition by 6 please.

  220. feelthebern

    You’re right Tom.
    People are on edge.
    As Bill Burr says, people are twitchy.

  221. Leigh Lowe

    How does McGowan look in Indi?
    That has been vewwy, vewwy quiet.

  222. feelthebern

    We need an octopus at Sydney aquarium to tell us who will win.

  223. Infidel Tiger

    No one of sound mind has a beach house in Texas.

  224. Some History

    “The Greens plans for climate action will create 180,000 new jobs in a clean energy economy as we replace coal with 100% renewables.”
    And destroy about 5 million other jobs in the economy.

    In Gang Green thought (term used very, VERY loosely) that’s a great deal: 5 million “dirty” jobs traded in for 180,000 “clean” jobs. What’s not to like?

  225. feelthebern

    I’m flu-ridden at home.
    Channel surfing and watching non-Tucker Fox (always sketchy).
    Two things.
    1) Kellyanne Conway is the strongest woman in the US.
    2) How is Alexander Downer not in a US black site right now.

  226. Leigh Lowe

    Jason Ball to win Higgins?
    So who did the poll?

    An interview poll of 400 respondents in Higgins undertaken for the Greens by Environmental Research & Counsel

    Mmmyes.
    Solid statistical basis for poll … not.

  227. “Leigh Lowe
    #3014527, posted on May 17, 2019 at 12:27 pm
    How does McGowan look in Indi?
    That has been vewwy, vewwy quiet.”

    She’s not running….she has appointed a successor to run…methinks the Libs will snatch back Indi.

  228. feelthebern

    No one of sound mind has a beach house in Texas.

    Why not?
    You just bug out when the weather gets twitchy.

  229. This Texas beach lifestyle appeals to me.

    Might have to live in a pill box on high ground to deal with the awful cyclones though.

    http://www.tx-sharkfishing.com/

  230. Mindfree

    Vile creature, Blair.

    Add his wife to that statement – she was behind a lot of the pro-immigration policies and stacking the judiciary a la Hulls to rule in favour of muslim radicals – Sadiq Khan owes a lot to Cherie Blair

    In fact London now is as a direct result of the Blairs. I cannot link to it but Dellingpole wrote a cracker of an article last year outlining this as well as a total demolition job done by Sir Roger Scruton (you know that guy who was just screwed over by the May Tories after the New Statesmen slimebull twisted his interview with out of contexts misquotes)

  231. feelthebern

    Corpus Christi isn’t Galveston.

  232. Mindfree

    Vile creature, Blair.

    Add his wife to that statement – she was behind a lot of the pro-immigration policies and stacking the judiciary a la Hulls to rule in favour of the radicals I cannot name – Sadiq Khan owes a lot to Cherie Blair

    In fact London now is as a direct result of the Blairs. I cannot link to it but Dellingpole wrote a cracker of an article last year outlining this as well as a total demolition job done by Sir Roger Scruton (you know that guy who was just screwed over by the May Tories after the New Statesmen slimebull twisted his interview with out of contexts misquotes)

  233. Infidel Tiger

    You ever seen a Texan beach?

    Yikes.

    Get a lake house.

  234. John64

    Zali Steggall and Rob Oakeshott to be kingmakers.

    Steggall I kinda get; but how anyone with even one functioning neuron inside their head can contemplate voting for Rob Oakeshott (easily the most ludicrous individual elected to parliament in recent decades) has got me completely stuffed.

  235. Mitch M.

    From Frank’s link …

    In fact, more Danish women are happy to be wolf whistled than called a feminist, according to the survey. Fully one third say it is acceptable, the highest proportion than in any country other than Nigeria. …
    Only 4% of men and 8% of women in Denmark questioned in the survey said they had a ‘very favourable’ impression of the #MeToo movement, compared to 16% and 34% in Sweden, and 19% and 24% across all the countries in the survey.

    Yet in many Western countries the wolf whistle is construed as sexual harassment.

  236. Saturday night’s lefty head explosion recipe:
    Abbott comfortably retains Warringah
    Sharma comfortably takes Wentworth
    Senators Sea Patrol & Larissa Waters both lose their Senate spot to a Pauline Hanson candidate
    Fraser Anning re-elected to the Senate.

    If any of those occur, I want to be watching their ABC in real time.
    It’ll be as sweet as that 30 minute clip of the Young Turks when it dawned on them that the Hildebeest was being defeated by the Trumpster.

  237. Roger

    If the BREXIT party polling is replicated in next weeks EU elections, it will have zero impact on the UK.

    The UK European elections are effectively a second referendum on Brexit.

    If the ballots reflect the polling, two things will have to happen domestically:

    May will have to go and the Tories will move a no deal Brexit in October with WTO rules as a contingency.

    It will be a much needed enema in the constipated rectum of Westminster, administered by the people.

  238. Top Ender’s Cat Election Predictor

    Coalition predicted to win/margin:
    Top Ender / 10
    Exit Stage Right / 4
    Caveman / 3
    None / 2
    Notafan / 2

    Labor predicted to win/margin:

    Frank Walker from National Tiles / 8
    thefrollickingmole/ 8
    Real Deal / 6–8
    Bespoke / 11-14

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