Tuesday Forum: June 18, 2018

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  1. Knuckle Dragger

    Alexander the Great
    Heinrich Himmler
    Xerxes II

  2. Leigh Lowe

    Tintarella di Luna
    #3048673, posted on June 21, 2019 at 7:53 pm
    Cactus what about one donation in the name of Ben Doone and the other in the name of Phil McCavity

    It seems a lifetime ago that Rex Hunt used to refer to the boundary umpires as Ben Dover and Phillip McCavity.

  3. EvilElvis

    I’m not the fudge packer I’m the fudge packers son

  4. EvilElvis

    How many characters are we allowed?

  5. Black Ball

    I think they were going to wear it on their armbands during the warm-up.
    Not wearing it would be racist.

    Did anyone take a knee?

  6. Tintarella di Luna

    It seems a lifetime ago that Rex Hunt used to refer to the boundary umpires as Ben Dover and Phillip McCavity.

    ‘Twas a lifetime ago – I was young then, irresponsible and unreasonable – little has changed except stress fractures of the soul now all show on my face

  7. Knuckle Dragger

    Adam Bandt
    Bob Brown
    David Duke, Grand Wizard of the KKK
    Edward II of England

  8. Leigh Lowe

    There was talk overnight about the potential for Australia’s answer to Arjuna Ranatunga, Usman Khawaja yelling at the Bangers in their own language.

    Yeah, after he burnt Maxxie with the run-out, I suggested he should field close in and yell “Yes … No … Wait … Go Back … Sorry, comrade” in Urdu when the Bangers were batting.

  9. Knuckle Dragger

    The Westboro Baptist Church
    Fred Nile
    Elton John
    Barry Liberace

  10. Tintarella di Luna

    Izzy Fund now at $400,361

  11. Leigh Lowe

    And, the 8:00 o’clock total is $400k.
    Keep those phones a-ringin’ folks.

  12. Bruce of Newcastle

    Greedy bastards.

    Bollocks.

    You get to set whatever you want as a tip. I chose to give them $5, which was a lot less than the default. I checked my card just now. They charged me what I donated plus $5, no more no less. Maybe they also charge Folau a cut of the donation itself. Paypal does that, a hefty 5%. I pay it because they provide an excellent service. 1 Timothy 5:18.

  13. Cassie of Sydney

    “Oh come on
    #3048655, posted on June 21, 2019 at 7:40 pm
    Another great Sod Off Swampy moment. Manhandle the fuck out of those trespassing ecofascists!”

    Thanks for that OCO…I really enjoyed watching that. But given the state of the UK at the moment….how long before the UK plod arrest and charge the man who gave the female fascist skank some of her own medicine?

  14. Mick Gold Coast QLD

    Sauntering indifferently through the on line Foxtel program for tonight and I find:

    2019 Women’s State of Origin, live from North Sydney Oval, NSW v Queensland

    at 7:30pm, prime time on Friday night, on Channel 9, which I assume is still the 1st or 2nd most watched TV channel!

    Do people – lots of people – watch this nonsense? Am I missing something?

  15. Leigh Lowe

    And nearly 5,000 donors.
    This is slightly bigger than the average Twatter-storm which cause companies to withdraw Australia Day t-shirts from sale, sack ‘slamophobes in their midst, put up a rainbow flag, whatever.
    But Qaintarse will dismiss this as a few Alt-right fundamentalists.

  16. Speedbox

    I see that Julia Missoginee Gillard got a run.

    Total now just a tick over $403k.

  17. None

    Donation ideas
    A Penny Wong has already donated; but you could have a lot of fun with the politicians. I’m thinking ;
    Trent Backdoor Zimmerman (NSFW; maybe too scatological… so maybe Trent Rainbow Zimmerman)
    Tim LoveisLove Wilson
    NoShow ScoMo
    Albo ThaiHappyEnding
    Tanya NamelikeaBadBeer Plibersek
    Bob AdaniFail Brown
    Sarah FailWhale SeaPatrol
    Malcolm Furball (Turdball might be too scatological)

    Auntie et al favourites:
    Leigh Cattle Sales
    Emma Alberscreechy
    Tony Snowcone Jones
    Ita Butt Nose Outtahere
    Squalid Aly
    Peter FitzCommaSimons
    etc

  18. Leigh Lowe

    And Richard Branson and the Virgin Team have chipped in as well.
    FMD, I need to get at this.
    All the good names are being bagsded.

  19. Knuckle Dragger

    David Bowie
    Michael Gomorrah
    Ian Roberts
    Jimmy Swaggart

  20. None

    Bruce -in Australia gofundme takes over 2% of donation amount plus a transaction fee for each donation so your tip is over and above all that.

  21. Black Ball

    James Sicily is often compared to the great Dermott Brereton in terms of swagger. Until Sicily starts running through opposition team huddles, he isn’t fit to carry Brereton’s bag.
    https://youtu.be/mwQsMOq7Isg

  22. Armadillo

    I could definately see a platform whereby you raise funds via donations to achieve a specific goal.

    For example, funding FOI requests. If enough people want to hold a Gevernment to the coals over a specific issue, pay someone to do it. Doesn’t cost a lot of money to lodge them, you just need someone with the time and knowledge to do it properly. Ask the right questions. Raise $250 or $500 or whatever the fee you negotiate with the “lodger” is.

    Here is the thing. People get pissed off with Governments all of the time, but they don’t know how (or couldn’t be bothered getting off their arses to do something about it). It’s all “too hard” or “too much hassle”.
    FOI’s are good way to start shining lights.

    A $5 or $10 donation might actually achieve something if a few “like minded” people band together on an issue. Much like Folau, except on a smaller scale.

  23. Knuckle Dragger

    James Sicily is a whiny little bitch who complains about everything, down to the ball not bouncing the right way for him.

    Unlike Brereton, Ayres and Dipierdomenico, he lack the talent go with the swagger.

  24. max

    Michael Portillo tripping across Ireland in a bright green jacket and orange trousers. LOL.

  25. Bruce of Newcastle

    Bruce -in Australia gofundme takes over 2% of donation amount plus a transaction fee for each donation so your tip is over and above all that.

    Not too bad then. I support a charity OS who I give to by Paypal. Easier that direct debit and less AUSTRAC. It’s a sign of the times that I fear our own government when I give to charity.

  26. EvilElvis

    Sarah Hansen Young’s Whale Watch foundation

  27. Leigh Lowe

    I was trying to think of the donor with the most potential to make heads explode.
    I think this would do it:-
    $200,000 … Gina Rinehardt.

  28. Leigh Lowe

    max

    #3048705, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    Michael Portillo tripping across Ireland in a bright green jacket and orange trousers. LOL.

    No, no, no.
    The jacket is definitely ‘mint’ and the trousers are ‘tangelo’.
    Men!

  29. EvilElvis

    Priscilla Queen of the Desert

  30. Top Ender

    Knuckle Dragger:
    “… it doesn’t matter if you yourself want to be as gay as the volleyball scene in Top Gun.”

    I say!

    Steady on old chap.

    You mean, each of the 274 times I’ve watched Top Gun, and then played through that scene in slo-mo, that…

    Doesn’t matter.

  31. Black Ball

    Yes the 1989 Grand Final was magnificent. Football at its best. Tough, high scoring, champions playing with collapsing lungs. Blues.

  32. max

    No matter where he is Portillo has an unerring capacity to find a cake shop.

  33. EvilElvis

    Michael Portillo’s Pants

  34. Leigh Lowe

    On second thoughts, the slacks are mustard.

  35. EvilElvis

    Michael Portillo and Tim Wonnacott are on my dream dinner party list. Not sure what that says about me…

  36. Armadillo

    Has ISIS made a donation yet?

  37. Armadillo

    What about the Taliban?

  38. Bruce of Newcastle

    Portillo is OK.

    MICHAEL PORTILLO has performed an epic U-turn, confessing that after 16 years of dreading Boris Johnson’s leadership, he has come round to the idea that it is “a very good thing.”

    The former Tory minister made the astonishing u-turn on BBC’s This Week show after confessing to being in awe of Mr Johnson’s giant lead in the Tory leadership contest. He admitted to host Andrew Neil: “I have been on this programme for 16 years saying I did not want Boris to be a leader. But I feel a sort of enthusiasm that he is going to win by a landslide.

    That’s a very decent endorsement for the Permanent Minister for Railways.

    Michael Portillo makes astonishing Tory leadership admission after 16 years (14 Jun)

  39. Leigh Lowe

    Ha, ha.
    We watch Portillo all the time and compete to come up with the gayest description of the clothes.
    Watermelon, mint, rose blush, lipstick and cafe latte have been previous winners.
    Green, orange, blue and red just don’t cut it.

  40. Bruce of Newcastle

    from not for. I will learn to edit. I will.

  41. None

    OMG that Tory MP that turfed out that stupid bint – Make him p.m. quick. Love how he eyed her and then just grabbed her and turned aher around and marchEd her out. Where the f*** was Security? She had a sash all over her. What if she’d been some fuck wit to Hardy suicide bomber? Still fantastic she got her come uppance. The BBC woman hyperventilating. Equality sister.

  42. Cassie of Sydney

    “Bruce of Newcastle
    #3048724, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:23 pm”

    I like Michael Portillo…..and I love his railway programmes.

  43. Tintarella di Luna

    Watermelon, mint, rose blush, lipstick and cafe latte have been previous winners.

    Has dog-cock pink been used as a descriptor?

  44. EvilElvis

    Mustard kiss, Leigh?

    I’m not convinced that won’t be on urban dictionary or in the Viz profanisaurus.

  45. Leigh Lowe

    EvilElvis

    #3048720, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    Michael Portillo and Tim Wonnacott are on my dream dinner party list. Not sure what that says about me…

    Portillo is a very engaging presenter and I reckon you could throw any number of subjects at him and tap into sone really interesting perspectives.
    We were robbed.
    The Poms Permanent Minister for Railways is Portillo.
    Australia?
    Tim Fucking Fisher.

  46. None

    A comment I copied earlier from the Anti Izzy Folau gofundme page lauding their own tolerance. Amended for the spaminator:

    Iggy O’Dwyer

    1 hour ago

    Israel is an embarrassing c*nt with antiquated ideas that don’t represent Australia. Go fuck yourself Izzy.

  47. None

    Tintarella di Luna

    #3048730, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    loooooooooòol

  48. Leigh Lowe

    Has dog-cock pink been used as a descriptor?

    Um, no.
    That is covered by “lipstick”.
    When our dog Spot (not his real name) gets a little excited, Mrs L tells him to “put the lipstick away”.
    For the record, IT, I did not initiate the dog cock topic.

  49. Armadillo

    Some of the Rugby Clubs need to start donating. In fact, most of them. That will send a message.

  50. EvilElvis

    Or a few donations need to be put in their club names to out more numpties. Heads popping like Kingsman!

  51. Tintarella di Luna

    Iggy O’Dwyer

    1 hour ago

    Israel is an embarrassing c*nt with antiquated ideas that don’t represent Australia. Go fuck yourself Izzy.

    The tolerance of the intolerant – ain’t it grand. And that toxic leprechaun really shows what this embolden clowns will do if they have power — a bit like that Aarons fellow who admitted that they would have ‘executed’ their enemies if they’d got any power:

    …Aarons is an authority for the proposition that if the communist party had gained power in Australia, it “could have executed” not only its outspoken enemies but also those who were opposing communism unintentionally. There should be no surprise here. After all, that is precisely what communist regimes were doing at the time in Eastern Europe and parts of Asia.

  52. Knuckle Dragger

    There is nowhere near enough coverage on this blog of the dog-cock and its import in this day and age.

    Sinc, dedicated thread please.

  53. Armadillo

    I’m surprised that Virgin Airlines and all the other international airlines haven’t kicked the tin yet.

  54. Tintarella di Luna

    When our dog Spot (not his real name) gets a little excited, Mrs L tells him to “put the lipstick away”.

    I was merely asking for the sake of accuracy

  55. Speedbox

    I know this has been mentioned upthread, but the extent of the Folau contributions should be a concern to Rugby Australia.

    Over 5,000 people have actually got off their backsides and donated money. The next couple of days will be more instructive but contributions of $1m+ from over 10,000 contributors cannot be ruled out.

    This is serious stuff and a $1m+ war chest for legal fees is not to be sneezed at. (I know he has a target of $3m). And the truth is that gofundme is for the ‘little people’. If, say, Gina Rinehardt did want to contribute, it would never be via gofundme, anonymously or otherwise. Therefore, I have no doubt that other, more significant contributions, will flow (quietly).

    If RA and RNSW thought Folau was going to quietly into the night, they made a big mistake. Also seeming to do the bidding of Qantas and other sponsors was a PR blunder.

  56. Roger

    Israel is an embarrassing c*nt with antiquated ideas that don’t represent Australia.

    At the end of the day such chronological snobbery is not only fallacious, it can’t avert the obvious truth that you can’t bring forth the next generation through sodomy or scissoring.

    The future belongs to the conservatively religious folk, who tend to have above replacement fertility rates.

  57. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘a PR blunder’

    That’s like saying WW1 was a bit of a woopsie, or that Mike Tyson could go a bit.

  58. Notafan

    Israel needs to get cracking then Roger.

  59. Nick

    I hope some asks Goodes what he thinks of gays.

  60. Speedbox

    Knuckle Dragger
    #3048746, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    I am not usually one for over-statement but yes, it was a colossal overreaction and handled like the proverbial clusterfuck.

  61. Leigh Lowe

    Armadillo

    #3048737, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    Some of the Rugby Clubs need to start donating. In fact, most of them. That will send a message.

    Rugby is screwed anyway.
    FMD, there was talk that, if the Melbourne Whoevers had made the finals, they wouldn’t have been able to fund the venue.
    Fast forward 12 months when an Australian under-age team is told there is no funding for, say, a tour of NZ, whilst the Vicar of Rugby is sitting on $800 k per annum and is throwing money at a court case that most of them think is either a loser and/or unjust.

  62. Robber Baron

    Gaëtan Dugas must donate!

  63. max

    Like Boris, his main rival has some disarming quirks. He did a walking tour of Afghanistan after military service there. He got by using his knowledge of farsi dialects. During the spasm of drug confessions he admitted that he’d used opium when invited to an Afghani wedding because ‘it would have been impolite not to.’ He has no chance against Boris but he’s still young so may resurface later.

  64. bespoke

    Scott Morrison
    Still President, Trump.
    Friends of the ABC.

  65. Notafan

    Friends of the ABC

    Excellent.

    Parliamentarian friends of the ABC

  66. Zyconoclast

    Why the age of electric flight is finally upon us

    Aerospace firms are joining forces to tackle their industry’s growing contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, with electric engines seen as one solution. But will this be enough to offset the growing demand for air travel?
    This week’s Paris Airshow saw the launch of the world’s first commercial all-electric passenger aircraft – albeit in prototype form.
    Israeli firm Eviation says the craft – called Alice – will carry nine passengers for up to 650 miles (1,040km) at 10,000ft (3,000m) at 276mph (440km/h). It is expected to enter service in 2022.
    Alice is an unconventional-looking craft: powered by three rear-facing pusher-propellers, one in the tail and two counter-rotating props at the wingtips to counter the effects of drag. It also has a flat lower fuselage to aid lift.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48630656

  67. Armadillo

    mOnts, it’s blokes night at the Cat. Let’s talk.

  68. cohenite

    Oh come on

    #3048655, posted on June 21, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    Another great Sod Off Swampy moment. Manhandle the fuck out of those trespassing ecofascists!

    The pity is as the fat arsed bitch was turfed out crying climate emergency along with her sterile fat mates, the speaker at the Tory function intoned that it was ironic because it was his government which had undertook to have zero emissions and the cork up his backside was proof of that.

  69. Roger

    Israel needs to get cracking then Roger.

    Yes, and Maria is already 32.

    I sincerely wish them all the best in that regard.

  70. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘sodomy or scissoring’

    I have some thoughts on this.

    A good 90% of lesbianism consists of horrendously unimpressive, hairy, loud, morbidly obese, untalented brontosaurus-thighed females taking on the practice due to their basic inability to interact with others in the milieu of daily life.

    Being a lesbian then magically makes them special, and their opinions and worldview count for much more than the average female. It also allows them a pass into the victimhood martyrdom that would, in the normal course of events, be denied them.

    The other 10% are hot chicks and should be knighted.

  71. None

    On second thoughts why did that Tory MP immediately turned into a limp dick. Never apologize always escalate
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7166671/Greenpeace-protester-forcefully-grabbed-Tory-MP.html

  72. Nick

    He got by using his knowledge of farsi dialects.

    Hell be able to speak to half of the electorate then.

  73. Armadillo

    Why the age of electric flight is finally upon us

    The Flannenburg?

  74. Cassie of Sydney

    Well done Miranda Devine. She has just redeemed herself on dingbat leftist Sharri Markson’s programme…..Miranda came out strongly and eloquently defending Izzy. As for Sharri…..a vacuous privileged bint with nothing in her head.

  75. Leigh Lowe

    You’re right Speedbox.
    The accepted wisdom is that, if x number of customers send in a complaint, that equates to 10 or 20 times that number who are equally as pissed off.
    This is what informs the corporate reaction to 50 adverse re-tweets and causes PR panic.
    So, if 10,000 people donate $1 meg (with scores using pseudonyms that are a clear swipe at Qaintarse) how do the PR ponytails interpret that?

  76. Zyconoclast

    The Flannenburg?

    😀

  77. max

    Pedro, you must be very happy – gold now through the US1400 resistance..

  78. None

    The Australian is now talking about is is 5.6 million Property Portfolio no doubt it’s probably leveraged to the hilt and he probably can’t make the mortgage payments but why should he lose his livelihood at around 30 and be vilified so that he never stands a chance of working again. F*** the media f*** the chattering class

  79. Infidel Tiger

    Sharri is a deranged vegan leftbot.

  80. Zyconoclast

    how do the PR ponytails interpret that?

    They double down with a man bun and a hipster beard.

  81. EvilElvis

    David Marr’s dog

    Barrie Cassidy’s super contribution

  82. Nick

    So, if 10,000 people donate $1 meg (with scores using pseudonyms that are a clear swipe at Qaintarse) how do the PR ponytails interpret that?

    Homophobia

  83. Infidel Tiger

    The one thing that has made me very sus of Israel is that he is a vegan.

  84. Cassie of Sydney

    “Infidel Tiger
    #3048769, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:57 pm
    Sharri is a deranged vegan leftbot.”

    I hate vegans.

  85. None

    Oh my god Miranda has redeemed yourself? How did that happen? And I agree with you Cassie, Sharri Markson it’s just a leftist bint. The way she went after Barnaby Joyce was not because of any issue of politician’s impropriety- because if it was you could have picked hundreds of others as well – but simply because he campaigned against gay marriage and of course sodomy must win. She is an untrustworthy shrew and very much an activist journalist who is far more transparent then she realises.

  86. None

    Sharri Markson would be a really good name to put on the easy donation page.

  87. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger

    #3048769, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:57 pm

    Sharri is a deranged vegan leftbot.

    She’d be a handy **** if she had a mute button.

  88. Leigh Lowe

    Yeah, Nick at 8:58, there was a touch of the rhetorical about my question.

  89. Cassie of Sydney

    “She is an untrustworthy shrew and very much an activist journalist who is far more transparent then she realises.”

    Well said None. I remember her saying, during the whole Joyce saga, that basically it was okay to go after him because he had been against SSM. What a fucking trash merchant.

  90. None

    Nearly 422 K I really hope he makes half a million before the night is out. The media is going 8 s*** now over his Property Portfolio – what they don’t get is that having an army of ordinary Australians behind him really puts the screws on or maybe they do get it that it’s also sending a big fu to everyone in the chattering class, media included. So happy we no longer sub to the Australian.

  91. Bruce of Newcastle

    Why the age of electric flight is finally upon us

    My aching sides! This propaganda is hilarious.

    The energy density of the best Li ion battery is a tenth that of aviation fuel. Weight in aircraft is everything, which anyone knows about when their luggage gets left behind because too many landwhales had to be seated on the flight.

    Simple logic says if Gaia is boss then aviation is best done using green fuel with ten times the energy density of bloody batteries. Dead easy to make fuel from green energy and CO2. That way you don’t have to fly all that extra weight of batteries everywhere you want to go.

    The fact that these people are so technologically stupid just shows the craziness of the whole Gaian religion.

    Rant off.

  92. None

    Yeah but they’ve got li-polymer batteries now which are lighter. Too bad about the lower energy density I suppose.

  93. None

    “Trash merchant”. Nailed it.

  94. Perfidious Albino

    Jane Caro
    Yassmin Abdel-Magied
    Paul Barry

  95. Muddy

    None
    #3048776, posted on June 21, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    and very much an activist journalist

    Please cease using the word ‘activist.’ Every time you do so, you compliment a feral parasite who wishes to reduce you to dust by using their preferred title. It’s like saying “My, that was a rather vigorous thrusting with that rusty star picket. Do you work out?”

    Please find a less erroneous and less complimentary alternative. The defense of our way of life begins with the language we use.

  96. Some History

    Pang! Zip! Kapow! Bam! All over Australia, Lefty heads are exploding. Bomp! Fraz!
    And one of the great explosions is coming from Pete the Poyret. Poor Poyret. Kaboom!
    Pete has posted the following 2 links. The gofundme page has raised $2095/$30000 in 9 hours.

    https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-two-journalists-combat-homophobia

    https://www.smh.com.au/sport/rugby-union/as-a-good-christian-man-folau-s-word-should-be-his-bond-20190621-p5201s.html#comments

  97. Knuckle Dragger

    21 degrees in Darwin.

    This is ridiculous. I may have to go inside.

    As the Lebanese gent said when pulled over by the jacks,

    ‘Awwwwwwthisisboooolshittoffisaaaaaaa.’

  98. Some History

    After so many head explosions, the Poyret was advised to have a head scan.

    https://imgur.com/uSNuzaU

  99. Armadillo

    The Australian is now talking about is is 5.6 million Property Portfolio

    Where did they get the info from?

  100. Mick Gold Coast QLD

    From Tintarella di Luna at 8:25 pm:

    ” Watermelon, mint, rose blush, lipstick and cafe latte have been previous winners.

    Has dog-cock pink been used as a descriptor?

    Hah! Haven’t heard that one for 40 years – it was fabulously funny then and it is still.

  101. mh

    Roger
    #3048745, posted on June 21, 2019 at 8:40 pm
    Israel is an embarrassing c*nt with antiquated ideas that don’t represent Australia.

    At the end of the day such chronological snobbery is not only fallacious, it can’t avert the obvious truth that you can’t bring forth the next generation through sodomy or scissoring.

    Settle down Roger. This is a family blog!

  102. Leigh Lowe

    A good 90% of lesbianism consists of horrendously unimpressive, hairy, loud, morbidly obese, untalented brontosaurus-thighed females …

    I have heard that description dozens of times.
    Mostly from gay men.
    Not kidding.
    The most viscious, bitchy homophobic comments I have heard by a long way come from gay men talking about lesbians.
    The explicit sexual commentary (on a subject they know nothing about) would do Peter Slipper proud.
    Seriously, some of them talk with genuine disgust about lesbians, and in the next breath they scream about the mildest slight from a straight as homophobic.

  103. Nick

    Pirate Pete doesn’t realise that every time he opens his gob, he gives the Folau appeal more publicity.

  104. MatrixTransform

    Mr Folau … $425,437 of $3.0M goal raised by 5,265 people in 2 days

    The Teach Israel Folau Tolerance and Compassion … $100 of $3.0M goal raised by 5 people in 14 hours

  105. Knuckle Dragger

    Quite right LL.

    And the lesbians themselves refer to the straight chicks as ‘breeders’ as though it’s some form of insult.

    Quite the opposite, I would have thought.

  106. bespoke

    $100 of $3.0M goal raised by 5 people in 14 hours

    Numberwangs coven?

  107. Armadillo

    Blokes night has 2.5 hours to go. Time to rumble.

  108. Leigh Lowe

    The energy density of the best Li ion battery is a tenth that of aviation fuel. Weight in aircraft is everything, which anyone knows about when their luggage gets left behind because too many landwhales had to be seated on the flight.

    Years ago I went to a presentation by a aeronautical metal fatigue engineer (who was Scandinavian with a very thick accent and a deadpan delivery).

    “I haf made my career from zis. First ven I vas young I vas shaving metal from ze airframe – little bit here, little bit zere – so zat they could put more fatter magazines in ze seat pockets. Now zese fery same structures are failink, und I am fixink vat we should neffer haf done in ze original designs.”

  109. Nick

    Oh oh Leigh, you mentioned Shaving.
    I’m waiting for septuagenarian outrage.

  110. Knuckle Dragger

    Oh dear.

    I thought the Teach Israel Compassion GoFundMe thing was comedy but it seems to be, er, a thing.

    ‘Why is their so much religion in the world and so little tolerance.’

    They’re giving their donations to charity. Perhaps Sister Carmel’s School of Elementary Grammar and Spelling would be appropriate.

  111. Rockdoctor

    areff
    #3048487, posted on June 21, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    Unless he changed names which is a possibility not what I know of. LOL could be a small world however…

  112. MatrixTransform

    We have a corporatist unaccountable elite demanding what is said and how, and by what method.
    Testable only in court
    We have an unaccountable opinionated horde of plebes demanding what retribution will look like.
    mouthing off
    backing the others up
    like they think they’re immune or special (hi numpty)

    Tell me how this doesnt look like actual fascism.

    This isnt about the limitations of what a person like Mr Folau can utter … or when…or how.
    This is rapidly becoming something else.
    Its about the limitations of the corporate mob and the gibbering mob and their overreach

    AFL’s flying hi-vis behavioural moderation hit squads anybody?

    everything rides on this

  113. Bruce of Newcastle

    Oh oh Leigh, you mentioned Shaving.

    I suspect Gillette and Qantas are an item.
    That fresh feeling and all that.

  114. bespoke

    As undefeated champion ill let the low class have ago, Arma.

    Stoush! Go!

  115. Knuckle Dragger

    $432K.

    Unbelievable.

  116. Leigh Lowe

    Oops.
    Trigger word alert.

  117. Infidel Tiger

    I love it. With every article defaming and castigating Folau, all the rancid media plebs do is further promote his cause.

    When righteousness is restored, we are so going to enjoying executing these horrendous creeps.

  118. None

    Not just lesbians Knuckles. Gays, trans everybody who’s not hetero refers to us as “breeders” which I think is very illuminating.

  119. Armadillo

    “I haf made my career from zis. First ven I vas young I vas shaving metal from ze airframe – little bit here, little bit zere – so zat they could put more fatter magazines in ze seat pockets. Now zese fery same structures are failink, und I am fixink vat we should neffer haf done in ze original designs.”

    I’m pretty sure the designer of ball point pens didn’t anticipate primary school kids removing the “innards”, chewing up bits of paper and using them as “spit ball” blowpipes.

    Nor did the the designer of the “Orchy Bottle” anticipate kids would cut up their parents garden hoses.

    It’s the law of “Unintended Consequences”.

  120. Infidel Tiger

    Rugby Australia couldn’t raise $400k in a year.

  121. Black Ball

    Lovely argument on Facebook regarding Folau. Apparently free speech is more complicated than what I construe it to be, according to my Lefty mate. Needless to say, he barracks for Melbourne Demons so poor lad hasn’t had the best of times, so uses this forum to pontificate on a matters central to Leftists. Tedious at best.

  122. jupes

    James Sicily is often compared to the great Dermott Brereton in terms of swagger. Until Sicily starts running through opposition team huddles, he isn’t fit to carry Brereton’s bag.

    Doesn’t have the talent either. I watched a replay of the 1983 grand final the other day on Fox Footy. Brereton was only 19 years old but I would have given him the Norm Smith.

    A champion.

  123. Knuckle Dragger

    Shaving.

    Shaving shaving shaving shaving.

    Waxing.

  124. jupes

    Yes the 1989 Grand Final was magnificent. Football at its best. Tough, high scoring, champions playing with collapsing lungs. Blues.

    I was at the ‘G that day. Great game.

  125. jupes

    I love it. With every article defaming and castigating Folau, all the rancid media plebs do is further promote his cause.

    Alan Jones in the Australian today reckons that RA has employed a journalist to do just that.

    Didn’t mention his name, but I suspect he works at the same paper. LOL

  126. Black Ball

    In that link jupes I believe he snagged 5 in a 1982 semi final against Norf. Loved the big stage and strutted accordingly. Champion indeed.

  127. Steve trickler

    Very clever work with the visuals. Floydian.



  128. Knuckle Dragger

    Watched the ’89 GF on TV in a teensy tiny little town just outside of – gulp – Toowoomba.

    Obviously, the Vietnam comparisons were stark.

  129. None

    $6

    Bill Shorten & his GAY Greens

    Just Now

    OK which one of you was that?

  130. Leigh Lowe

    This isnt about the limitations of what a person like Mr Folau can utter … or when…or how.
    This is rapidly becoming something else.
    Its about the limitations of the corporate mob and the gibbering mob and their overreach

    AFL’s flying hi-vis behavioural moderation hit squads anybody?

    everything rides on this

    Exactly right.
    In my previous job there was a devout Christian woman, aged in her 30’s with young kids. She wore a cross and had a tiny religious picture on her desk. No problem so far, but how long before someone is triggered and she is called in for a fireside chat in HR – lose the picture on your desk. What does she do? She needs the job, so she quietly packs the photo away.
    But she is a little mystified the next day when there is a little end of Ramadhan celebration at work.
    It is important.
    More than many care to admit.

  131. Nick

    One of my most memorable Grand Finals was in Manila. Each time a goal was scored, cheerleaders dressed in the scoring team’s colours would come out, dance, and flash those assembled. Ahhhhh, Asia.

  132. Knuckle Dragger

    Irony: noun;

    ‘A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often wryly amusing as a result.’

  133. MatrixTransform

    and flash those assembled

    the Philippines are very interesting place, that’s for sure.
    The bar staff in Cebu telling me how good they were at sex was a give away.
    biatch beat me at pool too …which is no mean feat

  134. jupes

    In that link jupes I believe he snagged 5 in a 1982 semi final against Norf. Loved the big stage and strutted accordingly. Champion indeed.

    Brereton kicked 8 in a losing grand final in 1985. Unlike Gary Ablett who kicked 9 while losing to Hawthorn in the ’89 granny, he missed out on the Norm Smith.

  135. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger

    #3048811, posted on June 21, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    Rugby Australia couldn’t raise $400k in a year.

    They could if they rissoled the Vicar.
    The other avenue to raise cash and broaden the appeal of the game would be to run a Pacific Sevens comp whilst the AFL are running their pissy AFLX shit.
    But that would involve a lotta, lotta Christians.

  136. Nick

    PR hacks meeting:
    Hack one : look, we’ve got a footballer of colour who is taking a stance and is being pilloried
    Hack two: Goodsey is a legend, standing up against racism and hatred, I’ve got a film, media , FitzSimons, you name it, all ready to go
    Hack one: erm no, it’s Israel Folau
    Hack two: we will denounce him as a hater. I’ve FitzSimons ready to go…

  137. Konbanwa Troops

    Interesting discussion up thread

    Shall we commence the evenings entertainment with a taste of the classics from a South East Asian Quartet

  138. Nick

    the Philippines are very interesting place, that’s for sure.

    Bar fines and getting told off by the mama san. Sigh.

  139. Armadillo

    Its about the limitations of the corporate mob and the gibbering mob and their overreach

    It’s actually about power and money. You can’t fight town hall.

    Or perhaps you can. The thing they most fear is twofold. Firstly, people banding together and taking the piss out of them. Secondly, people banding together and fighting them financially via the legal system.

    Controlling “Freedom of Speech” and Government (where the laws are made) is imperative, along with the resources that being in Government brings you.

  140. Knuckle Dragger

    Yes, LL and Dillo.

    And the thing is, like most of the other monumental cock-ups going around, it was completely unnecessary.

  141. The youngest of the Jugulums and myself have a competition to pick how much is sung in English with Kpop artists, he can speak Korean, i can’t.

  142. Macbeth

    feeltheburn, you may: 96

  143. Leigh Lowe

    Can anyone name one … just one … administrator of any sport in Australia who isn’t a complete oxygen thief?

  144. None

    Leigh Lowe

    #3048835, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    Pass

  145. Nick

    I’ll go one further LL, when was the last time an administrator wasn’t an oxygen thief ?

  146. Knuckle Dragger

    Ross Oakley.

    Downhill ever since.

  147. Armadillo

    Can anyone name one … just one … administrator of any sport in Australia who isn’t a complete oxygen thief?

    Scratches head. I’ve got nothing.

  148. On the upside he has forgotten how to speak a lot of Japanese in the last 2 years.

    this is about 35% english singing (i kid you not)

  149. None

    439k

    I’m really happy male hit the half-a-mil by midnight but geez even for $450,000 a day is not bad

  150. Infidel Tiger

    Great to see the IPA getting behind Folau… oh wait, they haven’t done jack shit.

  151. Done Deal

    Leigh Lowe
    #3048835, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:07 pm
    Can anyone name one … just one … administrator of any sport in Australia who isn’t a complete oxygen thief

    They set the rolled gold standard with Dawn Fraser and kept right on rolling from there

  152. None

    konbanwa Carpesan. The only English words I could work out in that clip were “oh my”. Am I warm?

  153. Armadillo

    I was going to suggest whoever runs the Sheliahs beach volley ball, but then I realised they must be a total plod. Seriously, it should be outranking the AFL, ARU and NRL combined. At least TV rankings wise.

  154. Leigh Lowe

    Knuckle Dragger

    #3048832, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    Yes, LL and Dillo.

    And the thing is, like most of the other monumental cock-ups going around, it was completely unnecessary

    Unnecessary to you and me, KD, but not to the SJW crusaders.
    A canny RA CEO would have firmly explained to the Toxic Leprechaun that Qaintarse needed to mind their own fucking business.
    You explain that it could rebound on Q badly in rugger world if they are seen to be interfering in an employment contract (not to mention illegal).
    You might also gently hint that pulling sponsorship in a hissy-fit leaving RA destitute might play well in Oxford Street but could look very ordinary outside inner Sydney.

  155. Tintarella di Luna

    I see there was a modest donation to Easy Flower from Fitzsimmonsucks Pocock

  156. None

    Oops someone just tipped in 900 I wonder if they meant to donate just 90. Still, a lot of people are tipping in 100. They should get to 450k tonight I think.

  157. konbanwa Carpesan. The only English words I could work out in that clip were “oh my”. Am I warm?

    Not even close

  158. None

    $25

    Drew Mitchell is a Leftist Stooge

    26 mins ago

  159. konbanwa Carpesan. The only English words I could work out in that clip were “oh my”. Am I warm?

    They are saying “all mine”

  160. None

    Actually that’s not a bad idea take the piss out of all the sports journal who are piling on to Israel Folau.
    Drew Mitchell is certainly amongst them.

  161. None

    Oh no I really Carpe? A Korean woman did my hair for many years. I could never understand her englidh either.

  162. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Ben Wyatt: Optus Stadium Nicky Winmar statue points way to better future
    Ben WyattThe West Australian
    Monday, 10 June 2019 11:11AM

    Neil Elvis (Nicky) Winmar performed countless memorable acts on the football field during his distinguished career with South Fremantle, St Kilda and the Western Bulldogs — but it was his brave action in Round 4 of the 1993 season which transcended sport and became a defining image in the history of social justice in this country.

    As the full-time siren rang out at the St Kilda-Collingwood match, WA-born Winmar, who had been subjected to racial abuse throughout the game, lifted his jumper and pointed to his skin and declared “I’m Black and I’m Proud”.

    The subsequent image, captured by photographer Wayne Ludbey, has become an image which represents Aboriginal pride and opposition to racism in Australian sport.

    As a State, we should be proud to host such a statue at our stadium after the man himself was committed to seeing the statue on Noongar land.

    After all, it’s that Noongar land that continues to produce many of the country’s top footballers.

    Of all the indigenous players in the AFL, incredibly, a third are proudly Noongar. It’s an amazing statistic and highlights the incredible production line of talent that this area has become and one we should be rightly proud of.

    But this statue is not just a celebration of a sporting moment. It was more a moment which brought the fight against racism into the spotlight.

    For too long racism was just seen as part and parcel of the rough and tumble of sport.

    My colleague Mick Murray tells the story of playing country football around WA in the 1960s and 1970s.

    He recalls playing on supremely talented Aboriginal players, who would be subjected to regular racist abuse on the field and then confronted by “Whites Only” signs on the doors of public toilets back in town after matches.

    Revisionist bullshit of the first order. I never saw any such signs on any such facilities – this was rural Western Australia, during the 1960’s and 70’s, not South Africa.

  163. None
    #3048845, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    Also – and it takes some doing.

    Baby Baby (in the chorus)
    You are Fantastic
    Go ahead – Fly
    My heart

    My youngest son kills me on the Korean music translations.

  164. Armadillo

    A canny RA CEO would have firmly explained to the Toxic Leprechaun that Qaintarse needed to mind their own fucking business.

    It really is weird. Qantas and ARU management are both in the branding business. They managed to turn both their brands toxic in one fell swoop.

    None of this has anything to do with “flying safe” or “the game they play in heaven” (chuckle).

    It’s about the idealogical beliefs of their two CEO’s (and probably other senior management). Those fuckers don’t own the company. The shareholders do.

  165. None

    Drew Mitchell’s Twitter is berating Izzy because other trending gofundme cases are for sick kids with cancer (but they’re not actually for the cancer treatment but rather to support the family to take time off work to support their kids). Moreover each of those campaigns have raised more than their target amount and are still raising money and so are not being denied any dollars. After all Drew Mitchell is quite free to donate to as many sick kids go fund me campaigns as he likes. All this hollow posturing and virtue signalling.

  166. Tintarella di Luna

    Dr Jeremy Sammut, has written an article (a bit long but worth the read) about the Suburbs sending a message to the corporate elites, pity about the message not computing:

    The quiet Australians’ rejection of Labor’s “progressive” agenda has exposed the cultural divide between inner-city elites and ordinary people in the outer suburbs and regions who hold more traditional views.

    What the election result also should do is burst the insider bubble surrounding so-called corporate social responsibility, which is leading companies to support progressive social causes publicly.

    Many corporate elites — like many members of the political class — tend to live, work and socialise with like-minded elites and do not question self-reinforcing progressive agendas. However, issues that may be uncontroversial in Sydney’s Point Piper are not uncritically accepted in places such as Penrith and Picton.

    This is why the increasing amount of virtue signalling being undertaken by companies is not only bad for business; as the Israel Folau case shows, it is also bad for the future of Australia as a civil society in which people with different views can work and play together. Unfortunately, there are few post-election signs Australian business is reconsidering the political meddling by major companies in social issues that have little, if any, connection to shareholders’ interests.

    Instead, in recent weeks a slew of major companies has declared support for constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians. This renewed bout of corporate politicking was evidently pre-planned in anticipation of a Labor Party victory, which had pledged to fast-track a constitutional referendum on an indigenous voice to parliament.

    The election result has not only exposed the political tin ear of the corporate sector. It also has exposed the contradiction at the heart of the CSR push being enthusiastically embraced at the highest levels of business.

    The standard argument for CSR is that showing companies care about more than profit, and that they support the interests of broader groups of stakeholders in the community, is good for brands and reputations.

    However — as last month’s federal election result should clearly indicate — in reality, corporate involvement in divisive social issues on which there is no community consensus can have negative brand consequences.

    Companies — Qantas being the obvious example — risk acquiring reputations for “being political” and alienating the millions of Australians who don’t share so-called progressive views and values. The problem is that CSR has become an “industry” inside Australian business, with a vested interest in pushing companies to do more and more CSR.

    The army of CSR managers and consultants employed in HR, “people and culture” and corporate affairs divisions has an activist mindset and is intent on transforming companies into political players campaigning for “systemic change” such as constitutional recognition.

    The “industry” wants to make CSR a way for corporate elites to fundamentally politicise the role of companies by playing politics with shareholders’ money.

    The way CSR politicking can damage company brands and be bad for business should encourage corporate leaders to take a more hard-headed approach.

    The difficulty, however, is that those inside the corporate world who are not on board with progressive agendas can face professional repercussions that jeopardise career advancement.

    This suggests that effectively countering the influence of the CSR industry that is institutionalised and gaining momentum across business may require changes to ground rules and frameworks used to govern how CSR decisions are made.

    So now, in the wake of the election, might be an opportune time to push back against the CSR push by introducing a new principle — called the community pluralism principle — into the management of companies.

    This would overtly counter the current approach to “social responsibility” by holding directors and chief executives accountable for making sure CSR activities don’t stray into meddling in contentious political issues and instead ensure that companies properly respect the pluralism — the different views and values — of the Australian community.

    If this pluralism principle were inserted into company constitutions at the initiative of a new kind of anti-activism by a silent majority of shareholders fed up with the diversion of company resources into political activism, this would allow the quiet Australians to send a powerful, bubble-busting message about ending corporate political meddling.

    Alerting corporate elites about the need to keep companies out of political issues also would be a positive development given the bigger issue at stake: the hyper-politicisation of society. This is the belief that all individuals and organisations — including companies — need to take a political stand by supporting progressive causes.

    The implications for Australia’s future as a civil society have been spotlighted by Rugby Australia’s sacking of Folau for expressing his Christian faith in a way deemed to have violated a “diversity and inclusion” CSR agenda.

    In a democratic country that respects the fundamental freedoms of all, companies — like sporting codes — should be places where citizens can overcome our political and other differences, and join together for good and truly inclusive purposes, be it playing games or producing wealth-generating goods and services.

    The choice facing business is whether it divisively contributes to further fostering the hyper-politicisation of society in the name of CSR, and establishing (as Folau’s sacking demonstrates) de facto political tests of employment dressed up as a commitment to so-called diversity.

    The alternative path — which is where the community pluralism principle leads — is for companies to remain part of a genuinely civil society. This means they must be sincerely inclusive by respecting the only kind of diversity that ultimately matters in a democracy: the diversity of political and religious opinion that is the foundation of a free society.

    Jeremy Sammut is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies. His book Corporate Virtue Signalling: How to Stop Big Business from Meddling in Politics (Connor Court) was published this week.

  167. Nick
    #3048859, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:37 pm

    englidh

    No wonder..

    In Esperanto it means English

    What a multi lingual hub the Cat is

  168. Leigh Lowe

    OK.
    AFL – Gillon McPolo-Pony. Has taken a sport that people would crawl over broken glass to watch to something they can barely tolerate. Preceded by a bloke (Demetriou) that makes Eddie Obeid look like Mother Theresa.
    NRL – Peter Beattie. Staunch supporter of the Cronulla Goldfish.
    Soccer – David Gallup. Walked away from the smoking wreckage of the NRL to screw up the round-ball game. Can’t totally blame him though. The dead hands of the Lowys have been all over soccer for ever. Remember the $40 meg we spent to get one (1) vote to host the World Cup 2022? Dot’s Qatari buddies scored that one.
    Sheilas Soccer – Coach gets sacked for taking on the labia mafia. Under legal pressure board member admits that she just defamed the guy to sink him. She’s got cancer. Karma.
    Cricket. James Sutherland. The longest “asleep at the wheel” stint since MH370. Succeeded by Kevin Roberts who ran the pay dispute fuck-up last year.
    The envelope please … the winner is ..
    The Vicar!!!!

  169. Armadillo

    Seriously, you give these idiots one job to do. Promote the brand.

    Nah. They want to project their idealogical views. Fuck the customer. It’s just bizarre.

  170. None

    Oh I think I got one of the Fly’s Carpe! It was when one of the women did a hand movement. Yay. I have absolutely no friggin idea what the song is about but so well done to Carpe Jr. I don’t mind K-pop – it’s all bright and bouncy and schmalzy but like sick sugary sweets, after 3 minutes of it, it starts making you feel giddy and sick .

  171. If anyone wants to have a go at the AKB48 tune you are in for a world of translating pain

    God i feel so smug i am a South Park parody

    Seriously about a third of that is in english

  172. MatrixTransform

    Bar fines

    pineapple juice for me please

    …OMFG … you shoulda seen the size of the Russian guys sitting at the bar.

    …no wait, that was Thailand

    For the record, I always kept it in my pants when overseas.

    Also, now that I’m mid 50’s regretting that somewhat

  173. Armadillo

    It’s akin to Racing Australia promoting itself as the “King of Sports”, whilst simultaneously campaigning for the overthrow of the monarchy.

  174. None

    Leigh Lowe

    #3048865, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:42 pm

    This should be making sports journalists careers but what do they push down our throat instead? Sodomy sodomy.

  175. None
    #3048867, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:44 pm

    It is hard to pick the language None and not a fan of that type of music myself but my youngest son bombards me with it every week, bless his little cotton socks.

  176. None
    #3048872, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    Esperanto. 😅

    You’re Welcome

  177. Armadillo

    King of Sports

    Before you ask, yes that was deliberate. They also have NFI what their brand is.

  178. None

    Good article by Dammit, Tinta. Thanks for posting it. Is his diagnosis is correct but I can’t see how his proposed Solution is going to change anything. It just sounds like more corporatist ******.

  179. Speedbox

    $450k from 5,604 contributors.

  180. cohenite

    Izzy on &450K.

    Time for bed and a Jack Vance novel.

  181. Armadillo

    The ARL are trying at least. Bit hard when every second week there are reports of a rape, drugs, theft, extortion or one of your star players pissing in their own mouth.

  182. Cassie of Sydney

    “Armadillo
    #3048866, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:43 pm
    Seriously, you give these idiots one job to do. Promote the brand.

    Nah. They want to project their idealogical views. Fuck the customer. It’s just bizarre

    Not bizarre….it’s what the left do…..they politicise everything to destroy everything. It is their raison d’etre. And seriously…the absolute idiots who thought it would all end with SSM……to all you fucking morons…..that was just the fucking beginning of the revolution….it was akin to October 1917. There is so much fun to look forward to….re-education camps, gulags, purges, six year olds being taken away from their parents to be groomed. Within ten years we’ll be combating the push to lower the age of consent…to what age I wonder….my guess is that they will start with the age of fourteen. The push to accept “Peter Asty” and “Peter File” as normal will start within the next few years. Within the next decade we will see activists invading churches, synagogues and temples….they’ll steer clear of mosquitoes because they are such fucking cowards. I tell you…the fun is just beginning.

  183. None

    It sounds like a lovely game to play with your son and something that he will fondly remember when he gets older. May he always be a blessing to you, Carpe. They grow up so fast.

  184. None

    450k woo hoo. I’m being a bit optimistic hoping that they will hit 4 million by midnight my time that you never know.

  185. Leigh Lowe

    None

    #3048871, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    Leigh Lowe

    #3048865, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:42 pm

    This should be making sports journalists careers but what do they push down our throat instead? Sodomy sodomy

    I should point out that if your objective is sodomy and you are pushing it down someone’s throat you need to turn the manual up the other way.
    But I digress.
    Sports journalists are worse than political journalists for their insider wokeness.
    I know that the AFL has “journalist accreditation” which can be pulled at any time. The guy who uncovered the biggest story in decades (the covering up of the addiction to illegal drugs of ***** ******** and ### ########) got his accreditation whipped off him in 30 seconds flat.

  186. MatrixTransform

    akin to October 1917

    snap

  187. Leigh Lowe

    Speedbox

    #3048877, posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    $450k from 5,604 contributors.

    Not quite 5,604 individual comtributors.
    Allan Joyce has contributed 103 times.

  188. None

    Cassie I may as well put in a blanket agreement with 99.99% of everything you write. You get it and yes you are definitely right that things are going to get far far worse before they’re ever going to get better if at all. I noticed that Andrew Bolt is running around thinking that we’ve got the Messiah this time. Good grief Andrew Bolt is still an unreconstructed lefty. No we don’t Andrew. It’s sodomy central and the gaystapo is certainly coming to a house of worship near you.

  189. Tintarella di Luna

    Is his diagnosis is correct but I can’t see how his proposed Solution is going to change anything. It just sounds like more corporatist ******.

    At least he’s called it out – I think the worst thing to happen to the corporate world are HR departments

  190. None

    Mrs Alan Joyce also contributed.

  191. Tintarella di Luna

    Mrs Alan Joyce also contributed.

    Now that’s misogyny if ever there was

  192. Armadillo

    Individual sporting clubs need to be having a good hard look at what is going on.

    They are the owners of the sport, not the fully paid toffs at the top.

    Lawn Bowls is a good example.

  193. Speedbox

    Leigh Lowe
    #3048885, posted on June 21, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    Actually, there has been a startling array of famous and infamous names appearing in the contributor column. Names that, to be honest, I would never have expected. /sarc

  194. Mick Gold Coast QLD

    From None at 10:28 pm:

    ” $25

    Drew Mitchell is a Leftist Stooge”

    One of a cabal including Adam Two-Fathers, Matt Giteau and Clyde Rathbone who beavered away assiduously to see Robbie Deans on his way. David Nucifora and Ewan McKenzie also displeased Two-Fathers and suffered the same fate.

  195. None

    Chinta don’t get me started on HR departments. What gets me is that anyone who has spent any time in corporate opa knows that companies regularly restructure and that when they do inevitably you shave off your non core business first and HR departments are inevitably non-core non-value-adding businesso units.And yet despite knowing this immediately after yet another painful restructure they begin to f****** build up these little fascist HR fiefdoms yet again. I realised that was because whenever there was a round of redundancies all the good people would leave and you got left with the Deadwood because managers were too gutless to force the redundancies of the Deadwood. And the dead will eventually gravitated towards HR and usually that dead wood was deadbeat female.

  196. mh

    Uber Eats Driver Charged for Masturbating in Car After Delivery

    Vinicius Porto was caught red-handed by the 23-year-old New Jersey woman to whom he delivered food.

    When Porto made his delivery to the unnamed woman, she told police that she noticed the bag of food was not sealed. When she stepped outside to question the driver still parked in his vehicle, she found him masturbating
    https://www.breitbart.com/crime/2019/06/20/uber-eats-driver-charged-for-masturbating-in-car-after-delivery/

  197. Infidel Tiger

    Folau is up to $450k. That is mind blowing.

    The fetid and rancid elite must be going apeshit.

  198. mh

    Mast urbating is a banned word here.

  199. Mark A

    Leigh Lowe
    #3048885, posted on June 21, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    Well my little attempt to quick wealth didn’t work.

    Invested $350, got $270 back, sure way to the poorhouse.
    But I started off a 4K win from a $52 ticket, so a long way to go yet.

  200. mh

    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    ·
    19m
    President Obama made a desperate and terrible deal with Iran – Gave them 150 Billion Dollars plus I.8 Billion Dollars in CASH! Iran was in big trouble and he bailed them out. Gave them a free path to Nuclear Weapons, and SOON. Instead of saying thank you, Iran yelled………Death to America. I terminated deal, which was not even ratified by Congress, and imposed strong sanctions. They are a much weakened nation today than at the beginning of my Presidency, when they were causing major problems throughout the Middle East. Now they are Bust!……..On Monday they shot down an unmanned drone flying in International Waters. We were cocked & loaded to retaliate last night on 3 different sights when I asked, how many will die. 150 people, sir, was the answer from a General. 10 minutes before the strike I stopped it, not……..proportionate to shooting down an unmanned drone. I am in no hurry, our Military is rebuilt, new, and ready to go, by far the best in the world. Sanctions are biting & more added last night. Iran can NEVER have Nuclear Weapons, not against the USA, and not against the WORLD!

  201. None

    Thanks Leigh and Mick for those Insights on sports journalism. I might start paying a little more attention I think.

    What has moved me looking through easyflowers donation list is that there are quite a lot of $5 donations with people using what looks like real names and among those are a couple who I believe are farmers doing it tough at the mo. Even if those two are not who I think they are ( they could just happen to be other people with the same name) they and the other $5 tipsters are indicative of the little guy who just wants to be part of this fight because they recognise that it is bigger than just Izzy Folau and his right to play rugby. This is why the media fuckwits are so wrong to have a go at Izzy for asking for money because in one way Izzy is fighting for all of us to be free from these corporate bullies and these people who have donated want to be part of that fight.

  202. None

    Good call by Donald Trump.

  203. Knuckle Dragger

    Tinta,

    Two absolute rippers in one day. Well done, madam.

    (Oh. Inappropriate connotation.)

    Well done, ma’am.

    (Shit. Same thing.) Well done. Ms Luna. (Nope. Too presumptuous.)

    Good work, girly.

  204. None

    $100

    Qantas HR Dept

    17 mins ago

    😅😅😅 that’s the way to do it Aussies. Make fun of the fascist bastards. I see Peter Fitzsimons also threw in a tenner hahaha

  205. Knuckle Dragger

    In other news, the Teach That Uppity Brown Man a Goddamned Lesson GoFundMe page has rocketed along to $100.

  206. Old School Conservative

    We were cocked & loaded

    Well if that’s what the President of the USA says, that’s what I’m going to use too.

  207. None

    Oh well done Riccardo Bosi for stepping up. He has set some ambitious goals but dammit if you don’t have a goal you’ll never get anywhere.

  208. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘cocked and loaded’

    Locked! Locked and loaded, goddammit man!

    Didn’t Four Leaf teach you anything while he was there?

  209. None

    455k. He probably won’t make half a million in the next 45 minutes but he will certainly have 500 k by tomorrow morning for sure. Excellent. That should definitely see him past Fair Work conciliation and probably into the first round of Federal Court.

  210. Leigh Lowe

    None

    #3048902, posted on June 21, 2019 at 11:26 pm

    Thanks Leigh and Mick for those Insights on sports journalism. I might start paying a little more attention I think.

    Tom’s your man if you want chapter and verse on the morons who commentate on sport.
    How many dickheads?
    A milky-way star count.

  211. Steve trickler

    From the Archives.



  212. Armadillo

    Good call by Donald Trump.

    You can bet your arse that Iranian proxies throughout the Middle East (in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Afghanistan and elsewhere) are copping a flogging as he typed that message.

    I suspect the word “sights” wasn’t a typo. He doesn’t write a “Twitter” without at least 10 eyes reviewing it. I suspect there has been assassinations of some top IRG general as well.

    It’s a message all right.

  213. Knuckle Dragger

    Dillo,

    For sure. Covert yet kinetic sanctions.

  214. Knuckle Dragger

    Actually, ‘cocked and loaded’ might have deliberate too.

    The first draft probably had it as ‘locked and loaded’, but DJT may have been given a gentle elbow by a staffer: ‘Mr President, that’s the phrase that drooling cretin in Orstraylia uses.’

    ‘The non-tipper?’

    ‘Yes sir.’

    ‘Fuck that. Find another word that rhymes with it.’

  215. None

    Thanks Leigh. Tom doesn’t seem to say much at least not when I’m here but when he does I always suspect that there’s a lot of weight behind his words.

  216. Knuckle Dragger

    Sub-continental fielding at its finest.

    Sri Lankan dude runs along the boundary, chasing ball. Picks up ball 3m from boundary. Goes to throw ball. Hat falls off, blows across boundary line. Fieldsman starts to chase hat over boundary line, ball in hand. Realises just in time. Falls over. 3 runs.

  217. Leigh Lowe

    That should definitely see him past Fair Work conciliation and probably into the first round of Federal Court.

    This isn’t just about the money.
    It has totally exploded the myth that Folau was a crazy happy-clapper shouting at the clouds all by himself.
    Qaintarse PR will be thinking about what size barge-pole they need to push the rotting corpse of the Vicar away.
    Even with $450k in the kick, Rugby Australia must know they are done. They are on the bones of their arse and fighting this will ruin them.
    You can tell by the shrill squealing in the media how desparate this is “He’s pinching donations from other Christian charities” … “He’s got $5 million in property” … “This breaches GoFundMe’s rules”.
    And the most pathetic of all comes from the Swamp-Vicar itself … “GoFundMe is for sick kiddies, not for legal fees.”

  218. Armadillo

    how many will die. 150 people, sir, was the answer from a General.

    The mullahs might have lost that exact number tonight, in various locations.

    It would be enough to turn your beard grey, especially if they are “people” of importance to the regime.

    People they thought the US and their allies didn’t know about. Or that they believed they couldn’t “get to”.

  219. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘GoFundMe is for sick kiddies, not legal fees’

    No way. Not even that putrid Death Row skank would say that, surely?

    She must be way closer to seppuku that anyone dared to dream.

  220. Knuckle Dragger

    The Yanks should abduct a few Iranian Navy frogmen and bury them alive, Saddam-style.

  221. Armadillo

    The Bletchley Park mob were recruited by answering correctly a cryptic crossword.

    Donald just had to “dumb it down” for the mullahs.

  222. Knuckle Dragger

    I declare this thread extinct.

  223. None

    $7m man Folau raking in public cash
    p
    YOUTUBE VIDEO He’s set up a GoFundMe page asking for donations to help his legal fight against Rugby Australia, but sacked Wallaby Israel Folau has no shortage of property assets.

    The Daily Telegraph is having fits. There are about 700 comments on this article but I can’t see which way they’re meaning. In any case elite sportsmen have very short careers and only make good money for a few years and they essentially have to set themselves up for life in those few years. I have no doubt that he would have several properties but I bet they’re all mortgaged to the hilt and that he was depending on his current contract now cancelled to service the mortgages. In any case why should you have to lose his houses as well when he’s already lost so much. I have no problems donating to Izzy and the Lefty morons at The Daily Tele and the Australian and elsewhere don’t understand that many of us don’t.

  224. Armadillo

    And who did Donald visit recently? Yes, the Queen. And where did Elizabeth visit?

    No wonder there was the photo of them chuckling.

    Join the dots.

  225. None

    Oh very much agree Leigh. You’re summarised it perfectly full stop this it’s what I’ve been trying to say for most of the day is that people want to support Izzy, they want to participate in this fight because it’s a fight they want to win for themselves as well. I have no doubt there’s a fair bit of Cyclops going on and I’d love to know who Alan Jones think has been given the job of taking down anything Izzy says. And as I pointed out before the other 3 trending campaigns for sick kids are for money to support the families not for medication for the kids. We the people are already paying for that through our public health system.

  226. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger

    #3048898, posted on June 21, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    Folau is up to $450k. That is mind blowing.

    The fetid and rancid elite must be going apeshit.

    He doesn’t need $3 meg to ruin RA.
    $450k is plenty.
    I reckon he has a couple of big money backers anyway, but this is brilliant. 5,000 individual donations totalling $450k.
    FMD, the ABC think the earth has tilted on it’s axis if 50 people turn up to a numpty extinction rally.
    What do they make of this.

  227. Armadillo

    The Yanks should abduct a few Iranian Navy frogmen and bury them alive, Saddam-style.

    How much did Obama pay for the American Navy hostages to be released?

    Don’t count on the Mullahs offering more that 30 reals per person.

  228. Steve trickler

    A lot of faces look a you.



  229. Bruce in WA

    For any WA Cats — tomorrow is the anniversary of Cammo’s (Eoin Cameron’s) sudden death. The ABC morning show is reportedly having a bit of a memorial. I wouldn’t listen to the ABC if you paid me … but if he’s on I’ll make a point of listening.

    He was no lefty-luvvie and I know the ABC would have lurved to sack him — but his ratings were way too high.

    Vale Eoin and sympathies to the War Office.

  230. johanna

    Leigh Lowe
    #3048919, posted on June 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

    That should definitely see him past Fair Work conciliation and probably into the first round of Federal Court.

    This isn’t just about the money.
    It has totally exploded the myth that Folau was a crazy happy-clapper shouting at the clouds all by himself.

    Persackly.

    I don’t share his religious views, but have donated, and suspect that I’m not Robinsona Crusoe in that regard.

    Probably the celestial beings who run rugby thought that they could crush this little brown person like a bug. Well, he has got a very solid case, not just in Fair Work but also in common law, for example for libel and for unlawful deprivation of his source of income. I hope he takes them to the cleaners.

    I’ve been catching up on old freddes, and belatedly thank Carpe for that great K-Pop clip (Abracadabra by the Brown Eyed Girls) and, even better, P’s clip of Chuck Berry’s ‘C’est la Vie’ from 1972. The Chuckster was not usually noted for his restraint or subtlety, but this was a masterful example of both – superb. He was a bad man, but a righteous musician.

    As for the revelations about Lizzie’s – errr – elisions of the truth.

    I’m shocked, I tells ya. Reeling. Dazed and confused. Who’d a thunk it? 🙂

    If we learn that LL is really a transgender bull dyke, my mental breakdown will be complete.

  231. DrBeauGan

    I am alive and well in Havana. I found a taxi driver from the airport who had a friend who has an appartment for €50 a day.

    I have also found a source of good cigars and one of bad cigars. I have changed €500 to cuc. I explored the neighborhood without getting lost.

    So far, so good. But the internet sucks.

  232. Mark A

    For struth, transporting the largest wheel loader

  233. Mark A

    DrBeauGan
    #3049883, posted on June 23, 2019 at 2:37 am

    Enjoy Dr. BG.
    To me Cuba sounds like an expensive place. (Unless you didn’t mean Euro?)

  234. DrBeauGan

    To me Cuba sounds like an expensive place. (Unless you didn’t mean Euro?)
    « Previous 1 … 8 9 10

    You should see the prices of hotels.

  235. DrBeauGan

    To me Cuba sounds like an expensive place. (Unless you didn’t mean Euro?)
    « Previous 1 … 8 9 10

    You should see the prices of hotels!

  236. Mark A

    DrBeauGan
    #3049888, posted on June 23, 2019 at 3:30 am

    You should see the prices of hotels!

    Maybe I was expecting prices somewhat according to local living standards?

    I don’t know.
    Well, at least the Cubans haven’t lost their business sense.

  237. None

    BG! Glad you are alive and well. I was starting to think that you’d found a hot little Cuban mama instead of a humidor. Please stay alive and well.

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