Monday Forum: May 21, 2019

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  1. calli

    Rambler, history tells us it’s a very, very old idea.

  2. Rambler, history tells us it’s a very, very old idea.

    If they knew their history, they wouldn’t be warmies.

  3. because I was at Uni.

    So you have a thing about what Kedron Park Teachers’ College was called?
    Call it anything you like.
    I was there for two years 1966-67.
    My callup arrived during 1967.
    My enlistment was delayed during the remainder of my teachers’ college course, and during 1968 when I taught 44 year 5 kids at Goondiwindi.
    My medical was held at Warwick in September 1968.
    I was marched in to 3TB at Singleton on 28th January 1969.
    It was a Tuesday.
    Make sure you check the calendar now, in case I “lied”.
    Definitely OCD.

  4. Knuckle Dragger

    I see Four Leaf Tayback has once again donned his metaphorical hat.

  5. Boambee John

    The more significant divide was always between the Nguyễn in the South and the Trịnh lords in the north.
    They fought a protracted civil war (1627–73) called Trịnh-Nguyễn phân tranh by the Vietnamese.

    So the idea of a unified Vietnamese nation had some whiskers on it?

  6. Rockdoctor

    Frank Walker from National Tiles
    #3024416, posted on May 24, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    I am far from an expert of this subject but my thoughts are there’s a fair bit of propaganda around about downplaying Communist aggression in SEA. A colluege who has a Thai wife from Sa Kaeo Province from a district hard on the Cambodian border neighbouring province Banteay Meanchey which was at the forefront of the Cambodian troubles and an undeclared low level conflict between Communist forces & The Royal Thai Army from 1983-1989. I have talked to her at length and is a lovely lady and even invited to their village once which I stayed for a couple of days to the determent of my liver being Thai New Year/family hospitality. There are relics of the conflict everywhere, UXO’s/some mines, some villages still have the concrete culverts covered in weeds that were bomb shelters, one of the old refugee camps on the border highway is now a small town but still has the guard boxes & boom gates there.

    Anyway she has been told that there are academics that discount the Communist aggression in neighbouring countries some to the point of outright dismissing it. She gets frustrated and animated because she and her family spent time as a child hiding in hasty pits dug by her dad in the yard when the conflict became kinetic and she is adamant as her family it was Communists trying to turn Thailand into Communism. Her words: People had no running water or electricity but as poor as we were we heard enough about Communism to reject it. Our King was good man we all loved him it would have meant he would go, no more markets that we Thais love and my father have to lose what little land he has but still farm. We may not have education but we aren’t stupid people, these people who say this may have education but they are stupid.

  7. Mitch M.

    Stick your dog in a burqa.

    And everyday walk it past the local mxosque

    Silly coppers, couldn’t take down him down but the dog did the trick …

  8. Boambee John

    So you have a thing about what Kedron Park Teachers’ College was called?

    I don’t care what it was called, but you should. You are the one with a thing about semantics. There is a subtle difference between a diploma granting teachers’ college and a degree granting university that you might care to address.

  9. Stimpson J. Cat

    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    Rex Tillerson, a man who is “dumb as a rock” and totally ill prepared and ill equipped to be Secretary of State, made up a story (he got fired) that I was out-prepared by Vladimir Putin at a meeting in Hamburg, Germany. I don’t think Putin would agree. Look how the U.S. is doing!
    8:29 PM · May 23, 2019

    Build The Wall!!!

  10. There is a subtle difference between a diploma granting teachers’ college and a degree granting university that you might care to address.

    Yeah very subtle.
    So subtle that it is entirely irrelevant to the sequence and timing of events, which you (and others) have questioned.
    Go find a different rabbit hole.
    This one is boring.

  11. Mater

    Ok, I’ll simply it for you, Bob.

    If:

    Both statements are true.

    Then:

    I was not “deferred“.

    Is a lie!

  12. calli

    You did something between school and tc.

    No worries. Many did. My curiosity is now piqued.

  13. Geriatric Mayfly

    Stop the silly sign time in Melbourne as “climate change” protestors make people feel positive about them by blocking the streets.

    Coincidence? Not one of those triangular Greens signs to be seen amongst them. Usually, they are bobbing about and held aloft by the usual cadre of soapaphobics.

  14. Leigh Lowe

    The Minogue/Reed rope case is very interesting.
    A few weeks ago these cold case ropes got a run on Melbourne evening news with, I think, the offer of a reward and announcing the setting up of an information caravan.
    I went into my standard “stupid coppers” rant …

    “What the fuck are they doing setting up an information caravan 30 years after the event. What are the odds of a witness travelling the same route or living in the same house 30 years on. And the caravan is nowhere near the where the abductions took place … (clinking sound of penny dropping) … unless they are trying to shake some prick loose.”

    Plod now saying that they have heaps of phone intercepts to analyse, and I wouldn’t mind betting that it has been put around that someone close to the (alleged) perps has suddenly gone from the bones of their arse to financially comfortable, which has caused a bit of panic and chatter.
    If this has gone the way I suspect, I dips me lid to the Plod involved … well played, chaps (and ladies).

    Compare and contrast with the mouthy dicks running the Ristevski investigation. Threw too much stuff around in public which resulted in buckets of inadmissables and enabled Borce to downgrade it from murder to manslaughter.

  15. Knuckle Dragger

    Calli,

    My money’s on French Foreign Legion.

    Oh wait.

  16. Geriatric Mayfly

    Silly coppers, couldn’t take down him down but the dog did the trick …

    Brutus was trying to pants him. Leg nor tasty enough. Took some metal object to unlock the jaws. Good dog Brutus, a less repellent shin bone for you.

  17. cohenite

    Silly coppers, couldn’t take down him down but the dog did the trick …

    Which is why the 2nd amendment is so important. One of the great lies of Western law is police protect citizens.

  18. calli

    Labouring? Insurance? Banking?

    The Beloved worked in an anodising factory before his traineeship kicked in.

    Gave him an appreciation of how the other half lived. When there was another “other half”.

  19. Leigh Lowe

    Yes…..Pell did it.

    Huh?

  20. rickw

    I had completed one year of teaching at Goondiwindi State School in 1968.

    Class of 68 Goondiwindi State School, the real victims in all of this!

  21. Tugger

    Seeing the pics of those brainwashed kids protesting, this time about global warming, angers me because it’s clear they have been indoctrinated by their teachers. Surely it is illegal for a teacher or Uni lecturer to force feed students their ideological religious and political dogma rather than stick strictly to the subject. All lessons should be taped and any teachers found to be using the class room as a recruiting centre for the next generation of subversives should have their contract torn up. Just like Izzy Falau. Who is with me on this?

  22. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7065897/Thousands-protesters-wave-Abolish-Australia-signs-Sorry-Day-rally-Sydney.html

    First it was climate change, now it’s “National Sorry Day.” Snowflakes of the world, unite.

  23. Ok, I’ll simply (sic) it for you, Bob.

    And I’ll “simply” right back.

    Read #3024478, posted on May 24, 2019 at 4:29 pm

  24. DrBeauGan

    calli
    #3024425, posted on May 24, 2019 at 3:17 pm
    I will really enjoy DrBeau’s Cuban travelogue. He seems to be a grassroots tourist, unlike me.

    Having spent a few years at the pointy end (albeit slightly blunted) in the third world, I’m more than happy to pour my money in via a resort.

    Resorts and five star hotels tend to be the same except for the décor. I like variety, or diversity as they call it now. As long as it doesn’t involve trannies or poofs.

    I’m not going to Cuba because I like communist regimes, I’m going because I like cigars. 😁😎

    Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot. Is it because Alliantz think Cuba and the Dominican Republic are dangerous shitholes, or the 90 day duration, ot am I hopelessly out of date?

  25. rickw

    Which is why the 2nd amendment is so important. One of the great lies of Western law is police protect citizens.

    That ROP member could have been at someone with a machete and the police would have been acting even more timidly.

  26. Some History

    The climate zombies on the news.

    “Rebel for Life”

    “Climate Change Warriors”

    Even Adam Ant (Gang Green) made an appearance.
    The Ant has the charisma of tumbleweed… or should that be
    Trumbleweed?

  27. Seeing the pics of those brainwashed kids protesting, this time about global warming, angers me because it’s clear they have been indoctrinated by their teachers.

    Yeah – this “brainwashing” and indoctrination is a real problem.
    Take, for example, the brainwashing on the ANZAC Day Commemoration website for schools which for a decade falsely claimed that all National servicemen who fought in Vietnam were volunteers.
    Terrible……

  28. calli

    I hope they recycle all that corflute and vinyl.

  29. Graham

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7065897/Thousands-protesters-wave-Abolish-Australia-signs-Sorry-Day-rally-Sydney.html

    I wonder if any of the people holding up the less than literate signs – e.g. ‘Wer’e’ and ‘Self Defense’ – have any self awareness? Ignorance and stupidity in bucket loads in those protests.

  30. The climate zombies on the news.

    Lying on the road. (interpret that as you wish)

    Where can I hire a steamroller?

  31. calli

    I would have more respect for them if they were nude.

    The environmental and social cost of textiles is astronomical.

  32. Knuckle Dragger

    If – IF – this climate warmcoolery had any substance behind it, and I was reading the intellectual mastery manifested in the signs of the children, I’d think to myself ‘When you can spell, get back to me’.

    Still, they must be awfully upset knowing they’re going do die at 25. No wonder they’re not at school.

  33. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    fuck off numbers, you’re a broken record, nobody gives a shit about you or that you can’t get over your past. eat shit and die already

  34. Bruce of Newcastle

    Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot.

    Those million US dollar ransoms do add up. Don’t come back earless DrB.

  35. calli

    The Cat needs to start an Ear Fund.

    I’ll chip in for your ransom DrBeau.

  36. DrBeauGan

    Bruce of Newcastle
    #3024522, posted on May 24, 2019 at 5:29 pm
    Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot.

    Those million US dollar ransoms do add up. Don’t come back earless DrB.

    $2,500 is about $2,499:50 more than anyone would pay for me, BoN.

  37. DrBeauGan

    calli
    #3024523, posted on May 24, 2019 at 5:33 pm
    The Cat needs to start an Ear Fund.

    I’ll chip in for your ransom DrBeau.

    How much, Calli? 😎

  38. Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot.

    Coz insurance companies don’t buy into the bullshit that Cuba has superior medical care.
    Insurance companies know Cuban hospitals are unsanitary shitholes.
    You’ll have to be medevaced to Mexico or somewhere if you get really crook.

  39. Tel

    Surely it is illegal for a teacher or Uni lecturer to force feed students their ideological religious and political dogma rather than stick strictly to the subject.

    They dressed it up as science to dodge the obvious accusation that they are meddling in politics.

    Interesting … we only discover how the various institutions lean on each other like a house of cards, after the Long March has started yanking cards out of that house.

    For example, science depends on education teaching kids how to think rationally and how to use the Scientific Method. Science also depends on maths and the spirit of objectivity. At the same time education depends on science to provide material to teach. All of this depends on honesty, and in order to be honest you must be willing to stand up to power when necessary. Constraint on raw power depends on rule of law which implies some sort of understandable and workable law exists.

    Law depends on language, because without language you cannot read or write any law. Language depends on the meaning of words, and meaning depends on history to provide long term continuity … documents such as the Australian Constitution had a meaning at the time they were written and in order for that meaning to remain stable, we need to keep in mind something about the people who wrote that Constitution. Words on their own are insufficient to serve any purpose, only words plus associated meaning can have an effect. Hugin and Munin.

    The Long March has nibbled every corner of the edifice, and that’s a good thing to help remind us where those corners should be, so we can go fix them up and renew everything once more.

  40. Johno

    Boring little shit isn’t he ZIPPY? Every day is groundhog day with him. He comes on ,sprouts complete and utter hysterical crap, gets his skinny little backside kicked, deflects, sidesteps, declares himself the winner.
    Next day rinse and repeat. Definite stuck in ’70s syndrome, never grew up ,never moved on.
    Boring!!!!!!!!

  41. Some History

    For anyone interested.

    Haven’t had these for a while. Some light relief at the end of a most interesting week.

    The “creative” use of English by the Chinese.

    https://imgur.com/DJn9EeM

    https://imgur.com/fY1kuXQ

  42. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot. Is it because Alliantz think Cuba and the Dominican Republic are dangerous shitholes, or the 90 day duration, ot am I hopelessly out of date?

    some commbank cards from memory, and some amex include travel insurance if you use their card to book.

  43. calli

    What’s an ear worth to youse, Buster?

  44. calli

    Lol, History.

    I have a “Please Slip Carefully” photo in my collection.

  45. I’ll chip in for your ransom DrBeau.

    Yes. We all know why elephants have big ears.

    A. Noddy didn’t pay the ransom.

  46. bespoke

    1735099
    #3024384, posted on May 24, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    A kind offer, but completely unnecessary.
    I have a pretty strong network of people I served with.
    They appear completely unembarrassed by my presence and my questions about “opt-outs” at any number of reunions over the last twenty years.
    I haven’t yet found one who remembers such a parade, but many remember “rumours”.
    Funny that…..

    Presuming they aren’t imaginary ‘semi-populated’ I no for a fact your not so cocky in person and the rest avoid triggering you into another flashback.

    So your going after a vanity PH.D in pursuit of fresh ordinance for your pathology. Proving that give something away for free bludger’s exploit it.

    * John offered to introduce him to people that witnessed ‘opt out’ he tuned it down. Case closed.

  47. Roger

    Jackie Trad refusing to rule out a rise in coal royalty rates in next month’s state budget, which could make Adani unviable. She really is a nasty piece of work.

  48. woolfe

    Insurance companies know Cuban hospitals are unsanitary shitholes.

    But they are cheerful unsanitary shitholes.

  49. Johno

    DrBeau, My NAB Visa Platinum card gives me free travel in sewer ants.Talk to Terry he knows the ropes

  50. Mater

    Ok, you win Bob. I’ll join the Leftie universe.

    Deferred ≠ Deferred

  51. Mark A

    #3024531, posted on May 24, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    some commbank cards from memory, and some amex include travel insurance if you use their card to book.

    Westpac Visa Platinum does it, even covers existing illness for minimal extra.

  52. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Boring little shit isn’t he ZIPPY? Every day is groundhog day with him. He comes on ,sprouts complete and utter hysterical crap, gets his skinny little backside kicked, deflects, sidesteps, declares himself the winner.
    Next day rinse and repeat. Definite stuck in ’70s syndrome, never grew up ,never moved on.
    Boring!!!!!!!!

    I usually scroll past his sisyphean regurgitations, but every now and then not paying attention i’ll step in one his sloppy immediately recognisable turds.

    seriously numbers needs a psychiatrist, his behavior is abnormal

  53. Eyrie

    Regarding the Children’s Climate Crusade in Melbourne:
    Mum can you drive me over to Ellen’s place for the party tomorrow evening?
    No dear, remember we must not use fossil fuels.
    Mum the school is having an excursion to xxx next week. I need $50 for the bus fare
    No dear, that would use fossil fuels and no you can’t charge your laptop, iphone as that also uses fossil fuels.

  54. bespoke

    I’ll ransom you DrBeau if we can split the money.

  55. Some History

    Calli,
    I left the following link for you at the end of the Election 2019? Not sure if you saw it.
    It can come in handy for “climate rebels without a cause”.

    50 years of climate alarmism
    https://realclimatescience.com/fifty-years-of-failed-apocalyptic-forecasts/

  56. Infidel Tiger

    It’s great to see the left are learning so much from last weekends election.

    It’s been a humbling but worthwhile experience for them.

  57. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Mum can you drive me over to Ellen’s place for the party tomorrow evening?
    No dear, remember we must not use fossil fuels.

    Mum, all the others are flying to Bali for “schoolies. Can I go?
    No, dear, remember we must not use fossil fuels.

  58. Chris

    some commbank cards from memory, and some amex include travel insurance if you use their card to book.

    DO NOT RELY ON THIS.
    Call them; you have to activate it before you travel and there are strict T&Cs!

  59. Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot.

    That’s a ripoff unless you have some chronic problem that puts you at risk.
    My insurance for the USA and Cuba was about a fifth of that, and I have a DVT problem which can be an issue on long flights.
    Incidentally, there was no difference between the cost based on the two destinations.
    In other words, the cover would have been the same whether I went to the USA, Cuba, or both.

  60. Mum, all the others are flying to Bali for “schoolies. Can I go?

    No numbers, you’re 71 years old. It is time you bought your own ticket.

  61. Infidel Tiger

    Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot.

    Unless you have several chronic diseases and are planning a moon landing, get another quote.

  62. calli

    Thanks, History. I have a Population Bomb on the bookshelf, bought in ‘70. In retrospect, it’s rather funny in its predictions.

    Your link is Bookmarked. 🙂

  63. Some History

    I have a “Please Slip Carefully” photo in my collection.

    https://imgur.com/Dx5X8rf

    https://imgur.com/orQ7hlD

  64. DrBeauGan

    calli
    #3024533, posted on May 24, 2019 at 5:41 pm
    What’s an ear worth to youse, Buster?

    It’s how much my ear is worth to you. Not much, I’d guess.

    Bespoke, we might be able to get 20¢ out of Calli if we catch her on a good day.

  65. Exit Stage Right

    Numbers, I would say DVT problems are the least of your worries.

  66. Johno

    DVT Deranged Vietnam Tales

  67. bespoke

    $20 Bunnings gift card, DrBeau.

  68. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Call them; you have to activate it before you travel and there are strict T&Cs!

    yes read the fine print, the one time I had to claim, I realise I hadn’t used my amex and the card I did use wouldn’t payout due to some fine print

  69. Jackie Trad refusing to rule out a rise in coal royalty rates in next month’s state budget, which could make Adani unviable. She really is a nasty piece of work.

    Jackie Trad refusing to rule out a rise in coal royalty rates in next month’s state budget, which could get Jackie voted out.

    Fixed it for them.

  70. Infidel Tiger

    ‘He’s got huge power now’: MPs nervous about Morrison’s ‘presidential’ style
    Some MPs are nervous about whether the Prime Minister’s autocratic style will creep into the cabinet room.

    90% of journalism is just the journos fever dreams being published.

  71. Leigh Lowe

    Bruce of Newcastle
    #3024522, posted on May 24, 2019 at 5:29 pm
    Incidentally, my travel agent has recommended travel insurance costing $2,500+. This seems a lot.

    WTF!
    I know insurance is expensive for trips to the US, but that is ridiculous.
    The last time we went there for four weeks a couple of years ago, it was something like one-third of that (and both of us having declared previous health issues).

  72. Bruce of Newcastle

    50 years of climate alarmism

    I saw this one today on a tweet somewhere: Al Gore AOC
    Seems like a good one to give to Ms Palaszczuk for her upcoming meeting with big Al.

  73. Leigh Lowe

    some commbank cards from memory, and some amex include travel insurance if you use their card to book.

    Hmmm.
    Read the fine print, particularly on medical stuff.
    A lot of people get sucked in by having $25 m of public liability (which is largely fucking useless) but bugger all in medical or evacuation coverage.

  74. Leigh Lowe

    Oops sorry.
    I thought we were talking US, not Cuba.
    Not sure what that might cost.

  75. DrBeauGan

    WTF!
    I know insurance is expensive for trips to the US, but that is ridiculous.
    The last time we went there for four weeks a couple of years ago, it was something like one-third of that (and both of us having declared previous health issues).

    I have type 2 diabetes which is getting less of a problem as the 800 fast kicks in. That’s all. Maybe they figure that if I stay 90 days it is three times as likely I’ll have a problem as someone spending 30 days. Dunno.

  76. Infidel Tiger

    Most travel insurance won’t cover you for drunken tomfoolery either.

    Useless!

  77. Top Ender

    Protestors lying down in streets blocking traffic really need soaking in water.

    Especially in a southern part of Australia in May.

    Now the federal election has decided we’re not a bunch of big girls’ blouses (and we can say “big girls’ blouses”) a few state governments need to man up (another “Yes!” moment) and hose them down.

    We cannot expect it from the Australian version of California – Victoria – but apparently NSW has a conservative government.

    Then again it will be interested to see how many of these protests disrupting traffic – and presumably commuters complaining loudly to MPs – that Daniel Andrews is prepared to put up with.

  78. cohenite

    seriously numbers needs a psychiatrist, his behavior is abnormal

    Stock standard for the left.

  79. egg_

    14,547 have signed. Let’s get to 15,000!

    Wind Farms for Warringah

  80. Leigh Lowe

    OK.
    The AEC have moved Bass into the Liberal win column.
    They now have two doubtful seats – one with Libs leading and one with the Liars leading..
    Macquarie … 88% counted, Libs leading by 125, with the 2PP on postals breaking to the Libs 56.7% to 43.3%. Looking good for Libs.
    Lilley … Liars leading by 879 with 85% counted. Postal votes going to Libs 54.4% to 46.6%. On that trend, I think the Libs could win that one by maybe 100-200 votes (possibly up to 400 votes). But hard to know.
    Going out on a limb here, but I think the Libs will snag Lilley and take it to 79 seats.

  81. Tel

    I have type 2 diabetes which is getting less of a problem as the 800 fast kicks in. That’s all. Maybe they figure that if I stay 90 days it is three times as likely I’ll have a problem as someone spending 30 days. Dunno.

    Tell ’em you use Roundup every day in the garden, wink wink. They will catch your drift I’m sure.

    See what I did there? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  82. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger
    #3024576, posted on May 24, 2019 at 6:32 pm
    Most travel insurance won’t cover you for drunken tomfoolery either.
    Useless!

    Yes, I seem to remember that chick staggering into a Buick in Las Vegas.
    Bzzzt.
    No cover.
    I tend to do most of my drunken tomfoolery in the hotel room … but enough about that.

  83. DrBeauGan

    Oops sorry.
    I thought we were talking US, not Cuba.
    Not sure what that might cost.

    On the face of it, Cuba should be cheaper, but if anything goes wrong I’d demand to be medevacced to the US. If I were in a position to be demanding anything.

    I’m half inclined to not bother to insure at all. I am disgustingly healthy and my immune system is killer gorilla. Worst problem usually is a dire rear from eating foreign food or drinking their fluids. My practice is to stick mainly to sealed cans of diet coke. I’m told that in Cuba it tastes like liquidised copper.

    I could afford to lose more weight. I usually do in foreign parts. France excepted.

  84. egg_

    Al Gore AOC

    ManBearPig vs the Green Nude Eel?

  85. Roberto

    Going out on a limb here, but I think the Libs will snag Lilley and take it to 79 seats.

    Let’s hope. If so, deducting one for the Speaker, that would give the Coalition a working majority of 6?

  86. Infidel Tiger

    A cousin of mine fell off a balcony in Vietnam.

    Turns out going to a full moon party and indulging in local magic products doesnt cover you and your medical team flying home to Australia business class in the insurance terms and conditions.

  87. Leigh Lowe

    I have type 2 diabetes which is getting less of a problem as the 800 fast kicks in. That’s all.

    Try cancer for both of us.
    No probs.
    Slightly higher premium, but I think it was less than $1000 total and only about $150 more for the pre-existing.
    I will try to find our last insurer, but they was really good. You did the complete health questionnaire on line, and it was totally interactive and smart. If you say you have never had a heart problem, simply move on. If you say you have had cancer, it opens up all the supplementary questions …what type? what was treatment? how long ago? is it terminal? still having treatment?

    So very detailed, and leaves no doubt about disclosure and gives you an instant quote online without sending off shitloads of paper and waiting for 2-3 weeks.

    I think it was Allianz, but might have been 1-Cover.

  88. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger
    #3024586, posted on May 24, 2019 at 6:48 pm
    A cousin of mine fell off a balcony in Vietnam.

    Pushed by the VC?
    Did he mention he was in the top 1% of land-lords at any stage?

  89. Johno

    Ahem. If that be the case I think I have the sole 6 majority ticket in the thingo etc.

  90. Sydney Boy

    If an obvious piss-take of a petition such as wind farms for Warringah can get 15k votes in just a few hours, I guess that speaks volumes about the veracity of the usual left-wing rubbish that gets trotted out on change.org.

  91. Roberto

    I’m half inclined to not bother to insure at all.

    I’ve seen some astronomical travel insurance claims. You really should insure.

  92. Here you go Johno:
    Top Ender’s Cat Election Predictor

    Coalition predicted to win/margin:
    JC / 18
    Top Ender / 10
    The Countess / 8
    Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare / 7
    Johno / 6
    Knuckle Dragger / 5
    Tailgunner / 5
    Winston / 5
    Exit Stage Right / 4
    Caveman / 3
    Fleeced / 3
    Woolfe / 3
    Areff / 2
    Evil Elvis / 2
    Harlequin Decline / 2
    Indolent / 2
    None / 2
    Notafan / 2
    Rebel with cause / 2
    Goanna / 1
    Helen / 1
    Zippy / 1

    Labor predicted to win/margin:

    incoherent rambler / 30+
    Entropy / 15
    Bespoke / 11-14
    Des Deskperson / 10
    Percy Popinjay / 10
    Pete M /10
    Fisky / 9
    Frank Walker from National Tiles / 8
    thefrollickingmole/ 8
    Real Deal / 6–8
    Cassie of Sydney / 4-6
    123andBush / 3-6
    Dr Faustus / 5
    Bear necessities / 4
    Eyrie / 4
    Bruce in WA / 3
    2dogs / 2
    Old School Conservative / 2

    Hung parliament:

    Arky

  93. struth

    We have children in panic and protesting in the streets because arseholes like numbers have been their teachers.
    It’s pure child abuse.
    It’s the UN global socialist agenda, and is not hidden.
    It all starts in our schools.
    Our public schools should be immediately overhauled.
    Any teacher found to be putting forward a political view to students should be arrested.
    It should be a crime.
    It all starts in our schools.
    Those poor kids are shitting themselves.

  94. Johno

    Wot!! That petition isn’t real?

  95. Johno

    Thank you Mr Sow Krates. Whilst not wishing to gloat. Told YAAAA!!!!!

  96. DrBeauGan

    I think it was Allianz, but might have been 1-Cover.

    I just found One Cover and got a quote for under $1,900.

    Thanks for the suggestion. 😁

  97. DrBeauGan

    If I lie about my age it makes a huge difference.

  98. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    I’m half inclined to not bother to insure at all. I am disgustingly healthy and my immune system is killer gorilla. Worst problem usually is a dire rear from eating foreign food or drinking their fluids. My practice is to stick mainly to sealed cans of diet coke. I’m told that in Cuba it tastes like liquidised copper.

    zika might still be an issue

    as well as
    https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/cuba

  99. calli

    Notice: I did not predict anything.

    I have form in sports wrongology (ask my poor children), so I refrained. Quiet confidence was all I could admit to.

    ScoMo had better deliver. Hopefully, he is teachable (in the right way). On that, I have less confidence. Please ScoMo, prove me wrong.

  100. Farmer Gez

    Theresa May is resigning.

  101. Cardimona

    Brit PM May on Sky says she’s quitting as leader from June 7th.

    About bloody time…

  102. calli

    Gawd. Just watched a tattooed bride go past. Yikes.

  103. Tel

    … zika might still be an issue …

    I’m guessing that are Doc is past child bearing age.

    If I lie about my age it makes a huge difference.

    These days we don’t say “lie” … instead we say, “identify as”. Either way biology probably won’t be fooled.

  104. Tel

    Theresa May is resigning.

    That joke gets less funny as more people keep telling it.

  105. Tom

    Let’s proclaim May Day to mark the failure of the British state to protect its citizens from the fascist EU. Arise, Sir Nigel!

  106. Eyrie

    Sky news broke from a lady “Sharri” journo detailing what an arsehole Shorten is. Pity.

  107. Crossie

    Theresa May resigning and still clinging to office with her talons. Why on 7th June, why not now?

    Now claiming a legacy that is meaningless or doesn’t exist.

    I can’t believe that UK was saddled with this female Malcolm for so long.

  108. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    another
    https://borgenproject.org/top-diseases-in-cuba/
    Zika, Dengue,Chikungunya, HepA

  109. Eyrie

    God she drivelled on for long enough instead of just saying” I’ve been a miserable useless failure and I quit right now”.
    Useless bitch.

  110. Mitch M.

    I have type 2 diabetes which is getting less of a problem as the 800 fast kicks in.

    Try high fat low carb. Keto style. Not typically recommended but recent trials show favourable results but that might not be hitting Australia yet. The problem with low calories intake is for some people the body slows the basal metabolic rate.

    Nutr Diabetes. 2016 Sep 19;6(9):e230. doi: 10.1038/nutd.2016.36.
    Short-term safety, tolerability and efficacy of a very low-calorie-ketogenic diet interventional weight loss program versus hypocaloric diet in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    Goday A1,2,3, Bellido D4, Sajoux I5, Crujeiras AB6,3, Burguera B7,8, García-Luna PP9, Oleaga A10, Moreno B11, Casanueva FF6,3.
    Author information
    Abstract
    Brackground:The safety and tolerability of very low-calorie-ketogenic (VLCK) diets are a current concern in the treatment of obese type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients.

    OBJECTIVE:
    Evaluating the short-term safety and tolerability of a VLCK diet (<50 g of carbohydrate daily) in an interventional weight loss program including lifestyle and behavioral modification support (Diaprokal Method) in subjects with T2DM.

    METHODS:
    Eighty-nine men and women, aged between 30 and 65 years, with T2DM and body mass index between 30 and 35 kg m(-)(2) participated in this prospective, open-label, multi-centric randomized clinical trial with a duration of 4 months. Forty-five subjects were randomly assigned to the interventional weight loss (VLCK diet), and 44 to the standard low-calorie diet.

    RESULTS:
    No significant differences in the laboratory safety parameters were found between the two study groups. Changes in the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio in VLCK diet were not significant and were comparable to control group. Creatinine and blood urea nitrogen did not change significantly relative to baseline nor between groups. Weight loss and reduction in waist circumference in the VLCK diet group were significantly larger than in control subjects (both P<0.001). The decline in HbA1c and glycemic control was larger in the VLCK diet group (P<0.05). No serious adverse events were reported and mild AE in the VLCK diet group declined at last follow-up.

    CONCLUSIONS:
    The interventional weight loss program based on a VLCK diet is most effective in reducing body weight and improvement of glycemic control than a standard hypocaloric diet with safety and good tolerance for T2DM patients.

    PMID: 27643725 PMCID: PMC5048014 DOI: 10.1038/nutd.2016.36
    [Indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

  111. Bruce in WA

    Only managed to listen to about 5 minutes of Theresa May’s self-serving, virtue-signalling tripe! “Legacy”? I don’t think it’s one you want to mention too loudly.

  112. DrBeauGan

    Zippy, my quack gave me a printout of something similar. I’m not intending to get a blood transfusion, still less share a needle with a junky. My biggest threat is mosquitoes according to the quack. Loads of insect spray and repellant. Repelente de insectos. I’ve already looked up the Spanish.😊

  113. Cardimona

    Useless bitch.

    + 1

  114. Crossie

    Nigel Farage May be (ha, ha) the most popular leader in Britain at the moment but some other turkey will end up leading the Brits up or down the garden path.

  115. Farmer Gez

    Sky news broke from a lady “Sharri” journo detailing what an arsehole Shorten is. Pity.

    Spot on.
    I was enjoying the sight of Sharri and the story of grubby Bill.

  116. Bruce in WA

    another
    https://borgenproject.org/top-diseases-in-cuba/
    Zika, Dengue,Chikungunya, HepA

    Contracted this in Bali. Was literally months before I could say I was 100% over it. Nasty.

  117. Peter Sawyer

    It all starts in our schools.
    Our public schools should be immediately overhauled.

    Not to worry Struth.
    Now that you have elected a Liberal government I’m sure it will be one of the first things they fix.
    Right after they bring the ABC into line.

    .

    Ha ha hee hee ho ho . . .

  118. calli

    Mitch M.

    Yes!

    I was going to recommend. Go Beau!

  119. Eyrie

    Dr BG, I’ll second Mitch M. on the keto diet for you. Mrs Eyrie has made quite a study of the whole thing.

  120. Top Ender

    From Gerald Henderson – just out….

    MISSING THE BIG BOB HAWKE STORY

    Bob Hawke died on Thursday 16 May 2019 — a brief obituary was published in MWD last Friday.

    The late Bob Hawke was in poor health — so his death of was not unexpected. Needless to say, the Thursday evening news and current affairs programs were replete with prepared obituaries to Australia’s twenty-third prime minister. This was more than matched by the print and online newspapers on Friday — and the newspaper coverage extended to Saturday.

    Except for, er, Morry Schwartz’s The Saturday Paper. A Sandalista type arriving in a coffee shop in Fitzroy North or Newtown on Saturday morning and opening a copy of The Saturday Paper found that it contained nothing about the late Bob Hawke. Nothing at all. It was as if he was still with us. But, alas, this was not so.

    Now here’s MWD’s modest proposal. Morry Schwartz’s boutique newspaper for leftists should be honest and call itself The Thursday Afternoon Paper.

  121. duncanm

    Zika, Dengue,Chikungunya, HepA

    DDT would sort out 3/4 of these

  122. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    … zika might still be an issue …

    I’m guessing that are Doc is past child bearing age.

    it’s an issue if you are likely to impregnate or have unprotected sex down the track with wyminses, can be transmitted sexually. its recommended to avoid unprotected sex for 3-6 months after going to a know zika area. it has known rare but severe complications

  123. Crossie

    I hope the next UK PM has children and a stake in the future. We have seen enough of the childless leaders who have no problem with selling out or abandoning their countries and fellow citizens to any incoming culture or ideology.

  124. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Loud and clear, Memory vault

  125. memoryvault

    It all starts in our schools.
    Our public schools should be immediately overhauled.

    Not to worry Struth.
    Now that you have elected a Liberal government I’m sure it will be one of the first things they fix.
    Right after they bring the ABC into line.
    .
    Ha ha hee hee ho ho . . .

  126. Leigh Lowe

    Going out on a limb here, but I think the Libs will snag Lilley and take it to 79 seats.
    Let’s hope. If so, deducting one for the Speaker, that would give the Coalition a working majority of 6?

    Yes.
    Prima facie it would be 79 to 72, but taking out a speaker, leaves it 78 to 72.
    But that would be putting ALL minors and independents in the Liars column.

    The Green Bandit and Wilkie are a lock-in for labour, but the other independents, particularly Hatter, need oxygen.

    This is no hung Parliament, so they will need to sidle up to ScoMo to show they are useful to their electorates.

    Nup. Not a “razor thin” majority as the wishful thinker at the Hun tried to report yesterday.

  127. DrBeauGan

    Mitch M.

    Yes!

    I was going to recommend. Go Beau!

    It’s pretty much my version of the 800 fast. I get through half a bottle of champagne a day, 300 calories, which doesn’t leave much for food. So carbs don’t get a look in.

    Except one day a week I have a pigout, In case the cigars don’t provide all the vitamins and minerals I need. I’ve lost about 15 kg so far, so it works, even with the pigout and the plonk.

  128. egg_

    I hope the next UK PM has children and a stake in the future. We have seen enough of the childless leaders who have no problem with selling out or abandoning their countries and fellow citizens to any incoming culture or ideology.

    Childless Darwin Award nominees are a burden in Management in general.

  129. Eyrie

    Dr BG the fat and protein has plenty of calories it is just that the fat makes you feel full so you don’t eat as much of it and hence take in fewer calories. The metabolic pathways are different also.

  130. Leigh Lowe

    DrBeauGan
    #3024598, posted on May 24, 2019 at 6:58 pm
    I think it was Allianz, but might have been 1-Cover.
    I just found One Cover and got a quote for under $1,900.
    Thanks for the suggestion. 😁

    Ha, ah.
    Try Allianz.
    Cuba could be the issue.
    One thing Commies love is sticking it to Western tourists.
    Doctors are no exception.

  131. Fisky

    Uh oh. Macquarie margin down to 71 votes. Lots of stuffed ballot boxes are coming in. I think the Liars might just pull it off!

  132. Geriatric Mayfly

    Loads of insect spray and repellant

    As a skin application spray is pretty wasteful and tends to miss bits. A creme (some have UV blocker too) is a bit greasy etc but probably the best. But not 100%. I missed a section of wrist about half a centimetre
    wide around the watchband. Those bloody NZ west coast sandflies were straight on to it.

  133. Crossie

    memoryvault
    #3024636, posted on May 24, 2019 at 7:25 pm
    It all starts in our schools.
    Our public schools should be immediately overhauled.

    Not to worry Struth.
    Now that you have elected a Liberal government I’m sure it will be one of the first things they fix.
    Right after they bring the ABC into line.
    .
    Ha ha hee hee ho ho . . .

    Still better odds than if Shorten and Labor won on Saturday as they expected.

  134. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Zippy, my quack gave me a printout of something similar. I’m not intending to get a blood transfusion, still less share a needle with a junky.

    you might not be intending but its a 3rd world shithole who knows what happens, how many have scooter accidents in bali?

    when I was traveling in se asia I took a few tubes of skoot with me, spray it in the corners of the room and anywhere mosquitos might lurk, didn’t get bitten once. the tubes are small and concentrated, last forever, still have a couple left.

  135. Leigh Lowe

    its recommended to avoid unprotected sex for 3-6 months after going to a know zika area.

    Presumably Mrs L believes we are located in a known zika area.
    That is the only explanation I have.

  136. Infidel Tiger

    Tess May brexits!

    Thank God!

  137. egg_

    Environmental activist Bob Brown says his planned road convoy to protest the proposed giant Adani coal mine in Queensland will be bigger than the protest to stop the damming of Tasmania’s wild rivers in the 1980s.

    His foundation’s “Stop Adani Convoy” plans to travel from Hobart to the coal port of Bowen on the Queensland coast over a fortnight starting from April 17, Mr Brown told the Herald.

    No wonder the hypocritical Climate Clown Cavalcade faceplanted.
    /Irony free zone

  138. LNP Insider

    I recommend checking out this video by LNP Lilley candidate Brad Carswell.

    Not central casting thank goodness.

  139. Knuckle Dragger

    No.

    No no no no noooooo……

    Libs by 6? Jesus wept COME ON you bastards! I want my arseless chaps goddammit!

    Stupid fvcking Labor. Can’t even lose right.

  140. Bruce of Newcastle

    Why on 7th June, why not now?

    June 6th is the 75th anniversary of D Day.
    One should always wait a day for things to settle down before you defect.

  141. LNP Insider

    I recommend checking out this video by LNP Lilley candidate Brad Carswell.

    Not central casting thank goodness.

    https://youtu.be/GqEPxCGhPnI

  142. BrettW

    Al Gore and Premier Anna talking about Climate Change and Economics.

    Brilliant timing !

    Anna is probably changing her talking points.

    Just need a few “climate deniers” in the audience to ask some awkward questions about Gore’s wealth and electricity guzzling mansion and Anna’s backflip with pike and it could be quite entertaining.

    Good to see Adani has got the CFMMEU brothers in Qld fighting each other. Qld head Ravbar not a fan but surprisingly the head of the mining part of the Union wants the jobs. All we need now is for the miners to break away as their Union is not representing their interests.

  143. Knuckle Dragger

    Naturally, I have tipped the 2019 Premiers to beat the Swans tonight.

    I even tipped them to win by 50 points or more. And yet, for some reason tonight I feel a grave disturbance in The Force.

    A friend who barracks for the Steamhouse Queens is nipping at my heels via text.

    Something is not right.

  144. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger

    #3024649, posted on May 24, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Tess May brexits!

    Thank God!

    Fuck, this has been the best week ever.
    I am half expecting a hot naked babe to fall through the ceiling whilst I watch a comet hit the SCG.
    OK, no comets.

  145. struth

    Give your arse a go memoryvault.
    You didn’t need my permission to swing your awesome plan into action.
    How was that going to go again?
    By the way.
    Good evening to you.

  146. Leigh Lowe

    Good to see Adani has got the CFMMEU brothers in Qld fighting each other. Qld head Ravbar not a fan 

    Shows how disconnected they are.
    One M for Mining and another M for Maritime.
    The union should be all over it.
    Same in Victoria.
    F is for Forestry.
    Nup.
    Fuck you chainsaw boy.
    Learn to code.

  147. Knuckle Dragger

    White fat dude in R.M. Williams pants, black T shirt and wearing liquid paper on his forearms blowing through a souvenir didgy at the SCG. Mercifully, the start of the game chased him off the paddock.

  148. Geriatric Mayfly

    Why on 7th June, why not now?

    Also Orange Man Bad on his way. That new frock for the Buck House nosh up can’t be sent back.

  149. Arky

    You keep your hot naked chicks in the attic?

  150. Mark A

    Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)
    #3024647, posted on May 24, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    when I was traveling in se asia I took a few tubes of skoot with me,

    Does it survive the luggage area? Pressure wise?
    Or did you carry it on board with you?

  151. Leigh Lowe

    LNP Insider

    #3024654, posted on May 24, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    I recommend checking out this video by LNP Lilley candidate Brad Carswell.

    Not central casting thank goodness.

    https://youtu.be/GqEPxCGhPnI

    Looks like an A-grade bloke.

  152. Eyrie

    Luggage area is pressurised, Mark A

  153. Leigh Lowe

    Arky

    #3024664, posted on May 24, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    You keep your hot naked chicks in the attic?

    Only the ones who need to be chained up.

  154. memoryvault

    Still better odds than if Shorten and Labor won on Saturday as they expected.

    Of course it is, Crossie.
    Shorten and Labor would have effectively eliminated Independents and small parties from future Federal elections, effectively made it impossible for people to withdraw their super as a lump sum on retirement, and tried to steal more of it via taxes and charges. Then, around Christmas or soon after, home loan interest rates would have started to head for the stratosphere.

    However ScoMo and the Liberals will effectively eliminate Independents and small parties from future Federal elections, effectively make it impossible for people to withdraw their super as a lump sum on retirement, and try to steal more of it via taxes and charges. Then, around Christmas or soon after, home loan interest rates will start to head for the stratosphere.

    Yes, I see your point.
    Definitely better off under Liberals.

  155. struth

    Communist
    Fuckwits
    Making
    Money
    Extorting
    Untaxed

  156. Empire 5:5

    Why on 7th June, why not now?

    The week of POTUS state visit. She departs after DJT.

  157. Boambee John

    1735099
    #3024487, posted on May 24, 2019 at 4:40 pm
    There is a subtle difference between a diploma granting teachers’ college and a degree granting university that you might care to address.

    Yeah very subtle.
    So subtle that it is entirely irrelevant to the sequence and timing of events, which you (and others) have questioned.
    Go find a different rabbit hole.
    This one is boring.

    More verballing.

    Show me where I have questioned the “sequence and timing of events”. I have questioned your accuracy in claiming to have been at university when you were at a teachers’ college. You rabbitted on earlier about semantics, but are very loose in your own semantics.

  158. Nick

    Ahhh, a week where I haven’t had to hear what Julie Bishop thinks, about anything.

  159. BrettW

    How many days before Jackie Trad switches to the Greens ? However she is doing a great job of ruining the Labor chances for next election.

  160. struth

    There will probably still be a catallaxy files after three years now mv.
    There would not hav been under labor.
    Libs will be soft to medium socialism.
    Labor would have been Venezuela.

  161. stackja

    Farmer Gez
    #3024603, posted on May 24, 2019 at 7:06 pm
    Theresa May is resigning.

    Cardimona
    #3024604, posted on May 24, 2019 at 7:06 pm
    Brit PM May on Sky says she’s quitting as leader from June 7th.

    About bloody time…

    And the next PM will do what?

  162. Arnost

    Go Boris!

    A clever and funny man. I want him in just for the comedy value. I reckon it’ll be a race between him and Trump as to who makes the left meltdown most with inappropriate teweets.

    (Trivia: Did you know that Boris’ grandfather was Turkish and changed his name to Johnson from Kemal?)

  163. cohenite

    I thought numbers had a PhD and he hasn’t even got a diploma; is that right?

  164. memoryvault

    Give your arse a go memoryvault.

    Try it yourself Struth.
    Your arse is bound to be able to offer something more useful than your brain.

  165. Infidel Tiger

    The pics of May crying while resigning are giving me the biggest schaudenboner.

  166. Cardimona

    And the next PM will do what?

    Exit the EU?

  167. Arky

    The pics of May crying while resigning are giving me the biggest schaudenboner.

    ..
    Link please.
    I too want a schraderboner.

  168. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Does it survive the luggage area? Pressure wise?
    Or did you carry it on board with you?

    stuck them in luggage, didn’t have an issue with them. they are really small, like 1.5cm wide, maybe 15cm high. each squirt is metered, says 400 squirts, I’d say that’s probably right. no customs said anything about them, probably cause they are so small.

  169. calli

    Of course they have.

    Because nothing says “Justice for Wymmynses” like a six figure payout.

  170. calli

    Is it safe to buy animal print flats again?

    Thank you Theresa.

  171. struth

    Numbers has TDS, RSI, KRAFT, PMS, STDs, PTSD, ADS, the DT’s, who knows about a PhD?

  172. Anthony

    Didn’t Bob take Morry’s place in Blanche’s marital bed?

  173. struth

    You could have at least said good evening before you attacked me so viciously MV.

  174. Knuckle Dragger

    He has cheese?

  175. Tel

    However ScoMo and the Liberals will effectively eliminate Independents and small parties from future Federal elections …

    Zero chance of that happening.

    Here’s the Senate swing towards PeaHon 2019: NSW +0.86%, Vic +1.01%, Qld +1.01%, WA +1.48%, SA +1.62%, Tas +0.94%.

    The minor parties are here to stay.

  176. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Numbers has TDS, RSI, KRAFT, PMS, STDs, PTSD, ADS, the DT’s, who knows about a PhD?

    You bastard, that’s a pre dinner drink and a new keyboard you owe me.

  177. Roger

    The QLD Treasurer has gone rogue.

    Put the popcorn on.

  178. Leigh Lowe

    Mrs L watching GoT in the other room.
    I walk in to see fire breathing dragon laying waste all in sight.
    Me : “Still watching the election coverage?”
    Snort, cackle.
    .
    My God, the winning.
    Isn’t it something.

  179. Leigh Lowe

    The QLD Treasurer has gone rogue.

    Put the popcorn on.

    Update?

  180. Zyconoclast

    Build The Wall!!!

    +100

  181. Roger

    Update?

    Refused to rule out increasing coal royalties rate in upcoming budget, thereby rendering Adani unviable.

  182. struth

    Even though MV is a very hurtful man who can say very hurtful things, he is right about one thing Leigh Lowe.
    We haven’t won anything.
    We just haven’t lost as quick.

  183. Roger

    And that after her government reaped a $4bn windfall after under estimating coal revenues.

  184. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    The pics of May crying while resigning are giving me the biggest schaudenboner.

    if you stack too many schaudenboners it might become a permanent condition….

  185. Leigh Lowe

    The pics of May crying while resigning are giving me the biggest schaudenboner.

    Please.
    Don’t say Theresa May and boner in the same paragraph.

  186. Gab

    That person should be banned, LL!

  187. calli

    We just haven’t lost as quick.

    Persactly. I hope he’s teachable. All the dross is gone. He has no excuse.

  188. Knuckle Dragger

    struth,

    MV isn’t hurtful.

    The world is against him. Has been for years.

  189. Tel

    This was a big result for the Greens too, here’s their Senate swings:

    NSW +1.17, Vic -0.82, Qld +3.02%, WA +1.39%, SA +5.29%, Tas +1.35.

    That really consolidates the Greens position as a party on the Left that cannot be ignored. Only Victoria moved against the Greens, everyone else moved towards them. There’s strong signs of increasing polarization amongst Aussie voters. People on all sides of politics are dissatisfied with the mainstream parties.

  190. struth

    The pics of May crying on a schaudenboner would make you resign?

  191. calli

    It’s #winnish not #winning.

    The proof of the pudding, blah, blah.

  192. Roger

    That really consolidates the Greens position as a party on the Left that cannot be ignored.

    Over to you, Albo.

  193. Leigh Lowe:

    My God, the winning.
    Isn’t it something.

    Yep. Bloody fabbo week.

  194. Let’s just run through this scenario: (and take into account, please, my propensity to transpose proper nouns and stuff my argument up.)
    Pony Girl has done an about face and is demanding the Adani mine go ahead – something she was trying to frustrate a few days ago.
    Jackie Trad, her deputy, is now refusing to say she won’t raise the tax on coal in the next election, which will derail the Adani Mines costings.
    What the hell is going on?
    Is the mine going to be halted with Pony Girl having plausible deniability for the obstruction?
    Is Jackie trying to depose her boss?
    I can’t work out what is going on.

  195. memoryvault

    You could have at least said good evening before you attacked me so viciously MV.

    This is “vicious!!??

    Not to worry Struth.
    Now that you have elected a Liberal government I’m sure it will be one of the first things they fix.
    Right after they bring the ABC into line.

    You find that vicious?

    Sorry if your delicate feelings got all hurties diddums.
    Maybe your Mummy can find a nicer playgroup for you.

  196. John Constantine

    those involved in the transport task that provide support need to ensure the safety of their drivers, vehicles and loads for the benefit of other road users,” NSW Police Chief Inspector Phil Brooks said.

    “The vehicles we have seen and the issues we have identified have obviously been seen by others in the chain who will now face the consequences of the lack of commitment to safety and compliance.”

    https://www.bigrigs.com.au/news/nsw-sting-nets-defects-top-cop-says-bosses-must-an/3736244/?fbclid=IwAR0cv8fL1OPbWApQRi_LaT1DHOJIjcZO0WvhwcXQRyVCkb9wQrwqVeGZzfc

    Lack of commitment to the revolution is a thoughtcrime.

    Comrades.

  197. Leigh Lowe

    Even though MV is a very hurtful man who can say very hurtful things, he is right about one thing Leigh Lowe.
    We haven’t won anything.
    We just haven’t lost as quick.

    I am prepared to go with it.
    Let’s not dismiss the Shorten “dodged bullet” factor because that is yuuuge.
    Of course I don’t want ScoMo to sit on his hands but in some respects that three year breathing space is important, in and of itself, in two areas.
    Firstly, the climate scam. The swampies are becoming increasingly shrill, desparate and OTT in their doomsday predictions. Three years will see the air go out of that cause I predict.
    Secondly, is border protection. The European experience will get worse before it gets better and more Australians will realise how lucky we are to have our moat.
    As for “tax da rich to save da world”?
    It’s gone for a generation.

  198. Cassie of Sydney

    Tearesa May brought all of this on herself. May, always a remainer, should NEVER have become PM back in 2016…having done so she then blundered by calling an early election in 2017 even though the Tories been gifted a healthy majority by Cameron. So how did she campaign? Just like our Turd here campaigned in 2016…..badly, really badly. Her authority never recovered from that dismal electoral performance. She made the fatal mistake of underestimating Corbyn….you should never underestimate an enemy. May’s legacy….well it’s probably going to be catastrophic….a Corbyn government.

  199. Roger

    I can’t work out what is going on.

    Trad does not have the numbers, besides which direct challenges to an incumbent are not part QLD ALP culture.

    If she follows through on increasing coal royalties it’s a massive passive aggressive dummy spit which, however, might just see her retain her seat in 2020. Thus she lives to fight another day. Would love to be a fly on the wall at the next Cabinet meeting.

  200. Geriatric Mayfly

    when I was traveling in se asia I took a few tubes of skoot with me,

    I notice it boasts being DEET free. The exact opposite is recommended for places like tropical Africa.
    Bushman brand seems to cover most bases.

  201. struth

    No MV.
    You made a very hurtful comment regarding my brain and my arse.
    I have feelings you know.
    I’m only flesh and blood.
    I will not correspond with you sir, until I recieve a “good evening” or similar from you.
    Until then my arse farts in your general direction.

  202. memoryvault

    The world is against him. Has been for years.

    The world isn’t against me, Knuckle Dragger. I saw the writing on the wall a long time ago, and I’m comfortably set up for what time I have remaining. Ditto for my family.

    It’s the rest of you I grieve for. Not only is life about to right royally kick you in the teeth, you’re all too blind to see it coming, much less try to do anything about it.

    Forgive me if I spend my little remaining time tying to wake you all up.

  203. Knuckle Dragger

    Bushmans is excellent, and the only stuff that works in the tropics.

    Don’t get it on your watch though, unless you’re a big Salvador Dali fan

  204. jupes

    Daniel Wells going off in Sydney!

  205. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    better than viagra

  206. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Bushmans is excellent, and the only stuff that works in the tropics.

    Second that one, KD.

  207. cohenite

    This was a big result for the Greens too, here’s their Senate swings:

    NSW +1.17, Vic -0.82, Qld +3.02%, WA +1.39%, SA +5.29%, Tas +1.35.

    I wonder if that is the highest proportion they have ever got.

    The thought that filth support is rising is a real concern and I would put it down to ideological infiltration a la Gramsci and general fucking with the yoof.

  208. Leigh Lowe

    Winston at 8:29.
    Now, that is a situation where ScoMo should do nothing.
    Let Pony Girl and Trad bung on a bitch fight.
    Truth is, Trad knows it is over.
    She is just posturing to shore up support among the smashed avocado set.

  209. Crossie

    One M for Mining and another M for Maritime.

    Silly me, I thought it stood for manufacturing. We haven’t had that since late 80s.

  210. struth

    The great wisdom of MV Yoda.
    Pray tell us Mas’ er, of our plight for we have neither the great strength of grey matter that you possess and we look to you, all of us, for guidance.

  211. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    I notice it boasts being DEET free. The exact opposite is recommended for places like tropical Africa.
    Bushman brand seems to cover most bases.

    it’s not the same thing, its for indoor use, clears out your room without stink it it up

  212. Siltstone

    Pony Girl has done an about face and is demanding the Adani mine go ahead – something she was trying to frustrate a few days ago.
    Jackie Trad, her deputy, is now refusing to say she won’t raise the tax on coal in the next election, which will derail the Adani Mines costings.
    What the hell is going on?

    From my comment on another thread:
    I want to see Adani as a viable coal exporter. However, I would not mind seeing a big rise in coal royalties, but only on BHP – as a form of poetical justice. BHP have been threatening the Minerals Council of Australia with retribution if they do not adopt greenie climate change policies. This is the same MCA who saved BHP’s bacon by running a very effective campaign against Swan’s mining super-tax. Proposals for super taxes come and go and the next time one comes for BHP, you and your greenie mates are on you own as far as I am concerned. We should never forget, in Australia, the big end of town is all for Big Government, Big Unions, Big Business.

  213. struth

    Bushmans gives you five to six minutes relief from bush flies.
    At the most.

  214. Crossie

    However ScoMo and the Liberals will effectively eliminate Independents and small parties from future Federal elections, effectively make it impossible for people to withdraw their super as a lump sum on retirement, and try to steal more of it via taxes and charges. Then, around Christmas or soon after, home loan interest rates will start to head for the stratosphere.

    I know it’s very selfish of me but I hope that they will get around to making it impossible to withdraw a lump sump from my super after I have done whereas Labor would have done it by October.

  215. memoryvault

    You made a very hurtful comment regarding my brain and my arse.

    And who actually introduced arses into the conversation, Struth?
    Just a helpful reminder, in case you’ve forgotten.
    The very first line of the very first comment you made to me this evening –

    “Give your arse a go memoryvault.”

  216. jupes

    Bushmans gives you five to six minutes relief from bush flies.
    At the most.

    That’s pretty good.

    Those bastards are determined.

  217. struth

    I accompanied it with a good evening.
    I have no problem with you abusing me it’s just that I want a civil good evening first.

    Where’s ya fuckin’ manners you old prick?!!

  218. John64

    If she follows through on increasing coal royalties it’s a massive passive aggressive dummy spit which, however, might just see her retain her seat in 2020.

    Mining royalties $4.7 billion in Qld’s FY1819 budget. Only an incompetent imbecile of a Treasurer such as Comrade Trad would jeopardise the rivers of gold that keep the state solvent.

  219. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    MSM seems impartial…
    Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies
    The move marked an escalation in Trump’s efforts to “investigate the investigators,” as he continues to try to undermine the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe amid mounting Democratic calls to bring impeachment proceedings against Trump.

  220. Knuckle Dragger

    That chinless post-climbing girly-talker Dane Rampe would benefit greatly from an elbow to the face.

  221. Knuckle Dragger

    Half time. Pies have kicked 5.10.

    This is not inspiring.

  222. Roger

    Only an incompetent imbecile of a Treasurer such as Comrade Trad would jeopardise the rivers of gold that keep the state solvent.

    I suggest Aesop’s Fables, especially one regarding a certain goose, were not a feature of young Jackie’s education.

  223. John Constantine

    https://7news.com.au/news/environment/tony-abbott-extinction-rebellion-protestors-chase-former-pm-in-sydney-c-130560?fbclid=IwAR2dqgCkd8OVAM-P_KnvlgnEsj08UdNW_8RViuNPaYj7iWTJAfzdXzQqNJM

    Their mao got the village peasants to join in a mob and kick dissenters to death, so everybody was demonstrating commitment to the revolutionary struggle.

    Comrades.

  224. egg_

    Stop Adani Sydney
    September 22, 2017 ·
    Last night, Anthony Albanese MP asked some of us “When will you people f*ck off?‘ Our answer is, “When you #StopAdani!”

    Seriously though, Mr Albanese says that Labor doesn’t support the $1billion public loan of money to Adani, which is a great start.

    But just last month in August, Mr Albanese voted – AGAINST – an amendment calling for the government to stop Adani’s coal mine – an amendment that McGowan MP, Wilkie MP, and Bandt MP all voted for.

  225. Nick

    This is not inspiring.

    Be prepared for GF day KD 🙂

  226. bespoke

    So men’s night has began with the first cock fight. And no ladies in sight cool!

  227. struth

    There’s no cock fight.
    That’s MV and me being nice to each other.

  228. John64

    Wayne Swan
    @SwannyQLD
    The Libs are the very last people to trust with a slowing economy. They opposed everything Labor did to prevent a recession during the GFC. If the Libs had their way Oz would have suffered 100s of thousands of job losses.

    The Goose has been beclowning himself on Twitter even more than usual in recent days.

  229. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    So men’s night has began with the first cock fight. And no ladies in sight cool!

    Friday night on the Cat. The first punch gets thrown 9p.m. West Aussie time, they start on the furniture by 10, and the cops will be here soon after. Callie will be there with a skip next morning. Rinse and repeat.

  230. Leigh Lowe

    Siltstone.
    I kind of agree that fair royalties need to be paid but, seriously, Trad would be trying to cripple them.
    I also agree that ScoMo needs to rev up business to do some heavy lifting and stop caving in every time two fags on Twitter have a hissy.
    The banks and BHP for starters.
    But, above all else, ScoMo needs to pass a “Strategic National Projects Act” to cut the ground from under state EDOs and the rolling delays put up by Greenpeace etc.
    Once six months pass, any late objection on behalf of the black throated budgie must be accompanied by a bond which compensates the developer for vexatious delays.

  231. Cassie of Sydney

    “bespoke
    #3024753, posted on May 24, 2019 at 9:06 pm
    So men’s night has began with the first cock fight. And no ladies in sight cool!”

    I’m here. Should I depart….is this men only time?

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