Monday Forum: July 30, 2018

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  1. Leigh Lowe

    Hmmm.
    Sinc has been editing a lot out of late.

  2. Mak Siccar

    Curses! Just missed the podium!

  3. Woolfe

    Dot I think any benefactors would be better off paying for their own anti UniParty adverts rather than donating money. You then get 100% bang for bucks and can say what some parties wont. Joanne Novas graph of power costs would be a good start.

  4. Confused Old Misfit

    Top ten?

  5. Mak Siccar

    Coming soon to an Australia near you.

    https://www.infowars.com/thought-crime-german-woman-receives-large-fine-for-criticising-refugees-on-facebook/

    A German cleaning lady received a fine of 1,650 euros for criticising refugees and the country’s asylum policy, news outlet Wochenblick reports.
    The woman committed her ‘Orwellian thought crime’ on Facebook, as she said this about refugees:
    “Sh*t on the state, steal from people, rape, swirling the eggs, demand money from us and sue the state. That’s what they can. They’re more valuable than gold, our super-skilled people.”
    The cleaning lady’s plea for help to the German judiciary was not heard. On the contrary, the district court of Dachau fined the cleaning woman because of “sedition” (§ 130 StGB).

  6. Makka

    The fantasy of an immigration moratorium is around the corner too, Makka.

    I bet it goes up after the next election and Tits is PM.

    I have to agree dotty, on both points.

    The LNP can however retain Govt if they adopt Abbott’s messages. They won’t of course because Turdball now owns the Libs and Mal is owned by his UN globalist handlers.

  7. .

    Don’t worry Mak Siccar,

    FaceBook is starting to be the subject of legal claims of securities fraud.

    Hopefully, it goes tits up, along with twatter.

  8. JC

    Calm down, makka. Stop to outbursts.

  9. JC

    Facebook has a fucking cap of US$500 billion down from 6 hundi a few days ago.

  10. Carpe Jugulum

    Top twenny

    Woo Hoo

  11. stackja

    Fire breaks out at pub in Sydney’s inner west
    The Daily Telegraph
    42 minutes ago
    Subscriber only

    SMOKE is billowing from a pub in Sydney’s inner west after a fire broke out at the General Gordon Hotel.

    Fire crews are responding to the fire in Burrows Avenue, Sydenham. The pub is alight on the second floor with a large volume of smoke coming from the building.

  12. Robber Baron

    McDonalds is offering unlimited free wifi.

    I am sitting opposite an online business. Looks like a husband wife team have set up shop. Laptops open, blue tooth, pads and pens. They are selling a product but l just can’t quite hear all the conversation.

    From time to time they get up and order one item from the menu. Both are lard arses so l assume they enjoy the food and it is cheaper than renting an office.

    The things you see!

  13. stackja

    Fire crews battle a blaze at Sydenham’s General Gordon Hotel

    BREAKING: Six fire crews are attempting to put out a huge fire burning at a popular Sydney pub — a year after the owners forked out $18 million for it.

  14. Robber Baron

    They are selling some sort of playground equipment.

  15. bundyrum

    Saw a you tube video recently that the UN is short of cash, i hope like hell skeletor hasn’t seen it.

  16. Bruce in WA

    The pub is alight on the second floor with a large volume of smoke coming from the building.

    Really? According to Google Maps street view, the pub has only a ground floor and a first floor — or has the DT suddenly adopted the American system of naming building floors?

    If it’s anything like the West Australian, they sacked most of their editors in favour of grammar checkers.

  17. JC

    NYTimes leftwing beta columnist goes into hallucination mode. Imagine Trump defeat in 2020 against pocohantas and Eric Holder. Never go full hallucination.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/29/opinion/columnists/trump-loss-re-election-2020.html

  18. Mak Siccar

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    #2776172, posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:09 pm
    Don’t worry Mak Siccar,

    FaceBook is starting to be the subject of legal claims of securities fraud.

    Hopefully, it goes tits up, along with twatter.

    The demise of Facecrook is to be welcomed. However, the restriction on freedom of speech now being imposed by the government and judiciary (in this case, German but other countries will inevitably follow) is very worrying.

  19. Some History

    For anyone interested.

    Volume UP.

    Don’t Sleep in the Subway (1967) – Petula Clark

  20. H B Bear

    The Huns have always loved rules. And jackboots.

  21. cohenite

    Turdball and polls: he wins personal ones over tits but his party loses the general poll. The reason for this is the leftie elite like turdball more than tits but would never vote for the conservatives. How stupid are the conservatives not to understand this.

  22. jupes

    How stupid are the conservatives not to understand this.

    It’s been a long time since the Liberals could describe themselves as conservatives.

  23. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    The cleaning lady’s plea for help to the German judiciary was not heard. On the contrary, the district court of Dachau fined the cleaning woman because of “sedition”

    The irony…

  24. Tintarella di Luna

    Ciao gatti al numero trenta qualcosa

  25. Some History

    For anyone interested.

    Volume UP.

    Rock The Boat (1974) – Hues Corporation

  26. cohenite

    It’s been a long time since the Liberals could describe themselves as conservatives.

    True, but it’s all relative.

  27. Tintarella di Luna

    The demise of Facecrook is to be welcomed.

    Like rains on 99% of NSW — my hope is that the hubristic pride of that little smug-faced twerp is rewarded in full measure – Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction a haughty spirit before a fall — well the share price of Facecrook certainly took a fall and deservedly so.

  28. Leigh Lowe

    BREAKING: Six fire crews are attempting to put out a huge fire burning at a popular Sydney pub — a year after the owners forked out $18 million for it.

    Is Graham Richardson a shareholder?

  29. Bruce in WA

    Is Graham Richardson a shareholder?

    Winner!

  30. H B Bear

    Conceptual Melbournibad dog-boxes. Here.

  31. stackja

    Gough had an adoring media. The new media adore BS.

  32. lotocoti

    The reason for this is …

    The Turnbull Coalition Winning Team would rather be liked by the right sort of people, not the Right people.

  33. JC

    Turdball and polls: he wins personal ones over tits but his party loses the general poll. The reason for this is the leftie elite like turdball more than tits but would never vote for the conservatives. How stupid are the conservatives not to understand this.

    That tells you the electorate is majorly left wing. The rot started with Abbott signing up to every single liars party big spending program. He left nothing out.

  34. stackja

    HBB architecture has lost the plot.

  35. Leigh Lowe

    From the old fred …

    BHP love regulations and have thrived on lobbying for more of it to keep competitors at bay… Have heard they are at it again with employment medicals that go above & beyond the Coal Board Medical (Not good enough apparently) as well as starting to Psych screen contractors as well at Gonyella something that I recently got wind of.

    Hmmm yes.
    Our company had a BHP wymminses visit us last Friday to lecture on their gender equalidy push.
    The blurb said, “she will discuss the challenges in BHPs diversity journey and highlight some of the biases we will have in our business“.
    Absolute cerdaindy.
    Not biases you may have.
    Biases you will have.
    I suspect the psych vetting will be strongly framed around detecting toxic masculine attitudes which you no doubt will have.

  36. Des Deskperson

    ‘Ciao gatti al numero trenta qualcosa’

    Bon Giorno Signora Moonlight. Ho una gatta, chiama ‘Stella’. Sieda esterno al sole.

  37. Boambee John

    From the old thread

    Dot

    I support much of what you say on immigration, particularly now that you have recognised that (truly) skilled immigration will bring in much lower numbers, and cannot be “mass” immigration. I also support not signing the proposed Migration Compact and withdrawing from the UN (I suspect that struth would also agree on those two points).

    However, until we can change the composition of our Quisling Parliament, we are stuck with reality. My target at the moment is the Migration Compact. If we sign, we will be flooded with unskilled, illiterate, peasants immediately eligible for welfare and citizenship.

    I suggest that rather than dreaming of a high skilled immigration program with no welfare and delayed citizenship, you focus on preventing the imminent disaster. When the LDP gets those super majotities in the Reps and the Senate will be time enough for your plan.

  38. .

    At that time, Order 66 will be executed.

    I AM THE SENATE

    etc

  39. H B Bear

    HBB architecture has lost the plot.

    Checkout the scale of them compared to the Eureka tower. Anyone who has had had the misfortune to drive around Southbank and South Melbourne will appreciate a few hundred more apartments jammed into the place. Throw in Docklands and walking around these places at ground level is an utterly soul-less experience.

  40. Geriatric Mayfly

    Conceptual Melbournibad dog-boxes. Here.

    Another architectural yawn. Don’t they have to make a percentage provision in these apartment complexes for the ‘housos’ these days? Can’t see where their dog-boxes might be located in the grand scheme of things.

  41. stackja

    Today Menzies would be called left wing.

  42. Tintarella di Luna

    Mark Latham’s takeaway from the by-election in Perth:

    Fun Fact from Saturday’s Perth By-Election:

    Labor’s Patrick Gorman (who used to work for Kevin Rudd) has been elected with 22.4% primary vote as a proportion of the seat’s total enrolment.

    Once non-voters (over 35%) and informal voters (9.3%) are subtracted from the total, that’s all he got.

    This tells us three things:

    1. Labor is fooling itself if it thinks there is big public enthusiasm for its leader and policies. Labor has held Perth since 1983, yet its new member could only attract 22.4% of the seat’s enrolment to vote Number One for him. Among those who did vote formally, over 60% went for independents and minor parties.
    2. Our democracy is in a sick state. People are disillusioned with major party politics and apathetic about the process, the two-horse race between Labor and Liberal that continues to take the country backwards. It’s a sad day for Australian democracy when someone gets in under so-called compulsory voting with less than a quarter of enrolled voters going his way.
    3. The Perth By-Election result is an advertisement for voluntary voting. If people don’t want to vote because the process is so lousy, why should they have to? Why do non-participants have to face government fines? A growing number of people attend the polling place and deliberately vote informal, solely for the reason of avoiding the fines. It makes no sense to compel them to go through this sham process, wasting their time and the electoral officials counting the votes. Voluntary voting, which most countries around the world practice, is a far better system.

  43. Speedbox

    Interesting article a few days ago in an investment briefing publication. This is a heavily edited version.

    Aesop’s fable perfectly describes the situation which Facebook [NASDAQ:FB] now finds itself in.

    While they were looking to the stars, they forgot about the people that brought them to such success. With all their developments and future visions, they simply forgot that people deserve privacy. And yesterday, that hubris came back to punch them in the face.

    At the close of the markets yesterday, Facebook’s market cap was US$629.52 billion. By the open of the market Thursday morning (US time) it was US$508.91 billion.

    Think about how much wealth just flew out the doors. That’s the equivalent of McDonalds [NYSE:MCD] being worthless in an instant. From $120 billion to $0 like a light switch turning off. Never before has a mega-cap stock fallen in price with such viciousness.

    Why did it happen? Well, a number of reasons but Europe has just put in place a new set of laws called GDPR. The full title is the General Data Protection Regulation. In short, it means that every company in Europe (and the UK) has to get an opt-in from people to access their data. Instead of hoarding and selling user data, companies now need explicit permission. If they don’t, it’s a big fine coming their way.

    Facebook, just like every other company operating in Europe, needed to tighten up their data collection. However, they’ve made an absolute meal of it.

    Everyone wants a piece of your digital identity. Corporations and the government want everything they can get. But there’s only one person who should own your identity.…you. You should control who gets access to it. You make the decisions on how, when and where your identity can be used. You get some kind of reward from those who ask you for it.

    Action to take: Delete your personal Facebook account.

    I wonder if the tide is slowly turning against Facebook. A similar sentiment also seems to be emerging towards Elon Musk. Sure, there will always be those who use Facebook just as some will proclaim a Tesla – but I sense a subtle shift? (speaking of which…..the latest Model X SUV Tesla starts at $250k!! Options will send it to near $300k. FMD .)

  44. stackja

    2GB police operation Greenacre.

  45. jupes

    Today Menzies would be called left wing.

    Menzies was an enthusiastic supporter of the White Australia Policy.

    That would make him a Nazi in today’s political discourse.

  46. Tintarella di Luna

    Bon Giorno Signora Moonlight. Ho una gatta, chiama ‘Stella’. Sieda esterno al sole.

    Una gatta chiamata Stella che si goda al sole? – certo un gatta molto piacevole

  47. Makka

    That would make him a Nazi in today’s political discourse.

    Alt-Right fascist , would be my estimation of Menzies’ handle today. An extremist who would need police protection wherever he publicly spoke. He’s be banned from entering Vic.

  48. Baldrick

    54th Battalion A.I.F

    Buckley, Alexander Henry (1891–1918)
    On 1 September 1918 Buckley’s battalion was involved in an operation aimed at clearing the area between Mont St Quentin and Péronne, a medieval walled town surrounded by a moat. The 54th’s task was to take the ground between Péronne and the River Somme, then move in on Péronne ‘if not too strongly opposed’. Advancing in drizzling rain and under heavy fire, it took the first line of enemy trenches but was held up by a nest of machine-gunners. Accompanied by Corporal A. C. Hall, Buckley stalked these gunners and rushed the post, shooting four men and taking twenty-two prisoners. The Germans retreated to Péronne, entering the city by a large bridge which they destroyed. The only remaining bridge on the battalion’s front was a foot-bridge defended by machine-guns. With three other members of his company, Buckley tried to force his way across under heavy fire but was killed in the attempt. He was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross, the citation for which praised his ‘initiative, resource and courage’.

  49. Tintarella di Luna

    Update on Pudding Face litigation – nothing served yet.

  50. Des Deskperson

    ‘Una gatta chiamata Stella che si goda al sole? – certo un gatta molto piacevole’

    Stella al sole? non ho creduto quella. Bene.

  51. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Could Australia soon have a new sovereign? Aboriginal groups want indigenous leaders to be recognised as equal to the Queen after lobbying Prince Charles for a new treaty

    Daily Mail.

  52. C.L.

    Could Australia soon have a new sovereign? Aboriginal groups want indigenous leaders to be recognised as equal to the Queen after lobbying Prince Charles for a new treaty

    Coming soon: Bentleys abandoned in the bush when they run out of petrol.

  53. Tintarella di Luna

    Des Deskperson

    You have a stellar Stella there and enjoying the winter sunshine too, oh for the life of your cat and my dog – I had a lovely dog called Stellar sadly went to the sunny backyard in the sky a couple of years ago, she was very loved, my big boy misses her so much, they had a great understanding, she more than he.

  54. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Throw in Docklands and walking around these places at ground level is an utterly soul-less experience.

    The Soviets are still using the exact same methods.

    Everything must be soul destroying.

  55. C.L.

    This asylum seeker’s death from a leg infection has been ruled preventable

    You have to laugh at the pro late-term abortion left clutching what remains of their pearls over this.
    The left has virtually exterminated people with Down Syndrome.

  56. testpattern

    ‘Keiji Suzuki: The Japanese Lawrence of Arabia who helped end British Rule in Myanmar’

    ‘Suzuki is reported to have said in May 1942: “Independence is not the kind of thing you can get by begging for it from other people. You should proclaim it yourselves. The Japanese refuse to give it? Very well then, tell them that you will cross over to someplace like Twante and proclaim it and set up your government. What’s the difficulty about that? If they start shooting, you shoot back.” ‘

    https://teacircleoxford.com/2018/07/26/keiji-suzuki-the-japanese-laurence-of-arabia-who-helped-end-british-rule-in-myanmar/

  57. stackja

    WAP was ALP invention. MSM kids don’t know history.

  58. stackja

    C.L. leftist don’t see the link.

  59. stackja

    Obscure source taken? No.

  60. 1. Labor is fooling itself if it thinks there is big public enthusiasm for its leader and policies. Labor has held Perth since 1983, yet its new member could only attract 22.4% of the seat’s enrolment to vote Number One for him. Among those who did vote formally, over 60% went for independents and minor parties.
    2. Our democracy is in a sick state. People are disillusioned with major party politics and apathetic about the process, the two-horse race between Labor and Liberal that continues to take the country backwards. It’s a sad day for Australian democracy when someone gets in under so-called compulsory voting with less than a quarter of enrolled voters going his way.
    3. The Perth By-Election result is an advertisement for voluntary voting. If people don’t want to vote because the process is so lousy, why should they have to? Why do non-participants have to face government fines? A growing number of people attend the polling place and deliberately vote informal, solely for the reason of avoiding the fines. It makes no sense to compel them to go through this sham process, wasting their time and the electoral officials counting the votes. Voluntary voting, which most countries around the world practice, is a far better system.

    Thanks Tinta.
    I can’t disagree with any of that.

    Emperor Trumble (and likes of) and the ALP are against optional voting primarily because of the ego hit when they are elected with 10% turnout.

  61. Tintarella di Luna

    The left has virtually exterminated people with Down Syndrome.

    Yep 95% of all suspected Down’s Syndrome babies are exterminated.

  62. Leigh Lowe

    You have to laugh at the pro late-term abortion left clutching what remains of their pearls over this.
    The left has virtually exterminated people with Down Syndrome.

    Hmmm.
    Rachel Griffiths was on morning TV last week spruiking her latest project which is a movie about Michelle Payne.
    Michelle’s brother Stevie (who has DS) plays himself in the movie.
    Every single one of the TV ladies fell over each other to declare how “valuable” and “beautiful” and “diverse” it all was.
    Every single one of the TV ladies would have been screened in pregnancy and deleted an embryo as soon as they found it had DS.
    Hypocrites.

  63. Thunk about it. Neither tits nor trumble are worth the walk to a polling booth.

    In fact neither is worth the steam off a dead dingoes shit.

  64. Leigh Lowe

    Yep 95% of all suspected Down’s Syndrome babies are exterminated.

    It struck me in Spain (and to a lesser extent Italy) the number of Downs kids walking around with their families … and how rare that is here.

  65. .

    Could Australia soon have a new sovereign? Aboriginal groups want indigenous leaders to be recognised as equal to the Queen after lobbying Prince Charles for a new treaty

    Uh, we’ve been unquestionably legally independent since 1986.

    The Queen has been titled the Queen of Australia since 1953.

    I’m not having Auntie Betty, who is 1% Aboriginal; reigning over me as a possum skin princess.

    This either sheer fantasy or sheer futility.

    A totally useless exercise in virtue signalling.

    I’d gladly take Justice Callinan as mein El Presidente over this SJW joke any day.

  66. C.L.

    It struck me in Spain (and to a lesser extent Italy) the number of Downs kids walking around with their families … and how rare that is here.

    Even when I was a lad you knew quite a few DS folk and their families.
    Quite rare now.

  67. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Yep 95% of all suspected Down’s Syndrome babies are exterminated.

    One day we will be able to solve homosexuality with the same technology.

    The Indians and the Chinks are at the forefront of solving the female baby problem too.

    It’s a wondrous age to be alive in.

  68. H B Bear

    Voluntary voting would eliminate the clustering that is the modern UniParty. That is why it will never happen.

    And the $2 per primary vote or whatever it is that the taxpayer throws in for the privilege of being forced to vote.

  69. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    The first trimester of pregnancy in Australia is completely about the medical profession trying to kill Downies.

    Test after test to make sure you aren’t carrying a mong and making sure you won’t to term.

  70. stackja

    India still not letting widows survive?

  71. Tintarella di Luna

    It struck me in Spain (and to a lesser extent Italy) the number of Downs kids walking around with their families … and how rare that is here.

    Leigh I know many families with Down’s Syndrome children but I must say most of them are in their 20s and 30s this is some interesting information the worldwide rate of 1:700 born with Down’s Syndrome — Australia is 1:1,100 due to the high termination rates.

  72. Mother Lode

    NYTimes leftwing beta columnist goes into hallucination mode. Imagine Trump defeat in 2020 against pocohantas and Eric Holder. Never go full hallucination.

    I saw that.

    Just as funny (but in a slightly different way) are all the aching pained believers enraptured having glimpsed this shimmering apparition. They once again dare to hope!

    It is so jarring seeing Fauxcohontas and Bernie Sanders lauded as heroes, and then match that up against who they actually are.

  73. Anthony

    Most recent popularity polls suggest that Crooked Hillary would romp in a three-way contest between Turnbull, Shorten and Crooked.

  74. Rockdoctor

    Leigh Lowe
    #2776216, posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    😄

    Pretty well much describes what I have been hearing. BHPB have long been into the womyns thing too but much more aggressive it about these days. I remember 2011 them giving all the girls a chance to listen to Gillard in Moranbah and the usual photo shoot that goes along with this stuff.

    As for men, a lot are starting to get jack of the prioritisation of genders. Used to be just hushed whispers but I was witness to an open bitch (pun not intended) the other week by some even young guys about it. Also BHPB are being sneaky, they advertise full time but then if the only candidates are male they try the switcheroo by telling them it is contract for 12 months but you will be in the box seat when you reapply, I don’t know anyone who has fallen for the bait yet except the young. BHPB are missing out on some highly credentialed people because they are male and hiring from what I have heard some very underdone girls not far off graduates for senior positions. I don’t think the damage will be felt for a while, if ever as they will probably bring on contractors to quietly clean up behind the scenes to save face. A lot of guys aren’t even bothering applying to BHP & Rio at the moment but smaller players like Peabody who only play lip service to gender are taking these guys on board. Welcome to the brave new world…

  75. stackja

    Low turnout led to vote law.

  76. Leigh Lowe

    Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    #2776271, posted on July 30, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    The first trimester of pregnancy in Australia is completely about the medical profession trying to kill Downies.

    If I reject a Downie from my childcare centre or tell a dwarf he can’t have a job because he is a short-arse and can’t see over the shop counter they will descend on me like a tonne of bricks.
    If we say at a dinner party that we deleted a foetus for the same reasons we will get lots of sympathetic pats on the arm and tearful hugs.
    It is an unusual society in which we find ourselves.
    Fucked up, one could say.

  77. Senile Old Guy

    The 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties defines a treaty as an ‘international agreement concluded between two states’. An Aboriginal treaty, therefore, would require recognition of Aboriginal nations and sovereigns, something which has never been done by the Australian government.

    So no treaties within the country.

    Australia could soon have a new sovereign or sovereigns equal to the Queen if indigenous leaders are successful in designing a treaty.

    The indigenous can rarely agree on anything.

    Victorian Greens MP Lidia Thorpe is among those calling for treaty between the Australian government and Aboriginal representatives on equal terms.

    The Australian government is the government for all Australians.

    The issue was raised with Prince Charles by Yolngu clan leaders during his visit to the Northern Territory in April in the form of a special letter stick.

    Because nothing indicates your progress as a people like a “special letter stick”.

    ‘Treaty is between two sovereigns and to be asking the government to at least acknowledge that Aboriginal people … maintain their sovereignty, I don’t think that’s too much to ask,’ Ms Thorpe said.

    It should not be too much to ask that people understand what a treaty is, but Ms Thorpe is a Green. The Aboriginal people never had a sovereign, or sovereignty, so there is nothing to maintain. They were a collection of largely independent tribes.

  78. H B Bear

    Low turnout led to vote law.

    So what? Don’t vote, can’t complain. The Liars and GetUp could still get people out to vote. The Lieborals would have to have a set a policies that were worth voting for. That would be a problem for the dripping wet Turnbull Coalition Team election winning machine.

  79. Leigh Lowe

    Also BHPB are being sneaky, they advertise full time but then if the only candidates are male they try the switcheroo by telling them it is contract for 12 months but you will be in the box seat when you reapply, I don’t know anyone who has fallen for the bait yet except the young. BHPB are missing out on some highly credentialed people because they are male and hiring from what I have heard some very underdone girls not far off graduates for senior positions.

    Exactly.
    And they are beating their suppliers up with it too.
    What is really funny is that they want a level of cheap design labour from India and China rolled into some jobs and guess what? The gender profile of the cheapies from India and China is overwhelmingly male.
    We have loaded a number of under-qualified sheilas into bids with the more credentialed male as an alternate. Again, guess what happens? They hint that the bloke would be a better fit, but of course the decision is never made by them.

  80. Boambee John

    Baldrick
    #2776234, posted on July 30, 2018 at 3:06 pm
    54th Battalion A.I.F

    How about a post on the “other” Buckley VC.

    The one who deserted from a VD hospital, re-enlisted under another name, was awarded the VC, then asked the King could he have his medal under his real name, and his desertion forgiven. Requests were granted.

    I can never remember his other name, or which was his real one.

  81. stackja

    Will NDIS mean fewer disabled? Or more? Only not disabled?

  82. The problem being with eliminating a category of humans is that once that that is done, who is next?

    ITs, PHON voters, LDP voters?

  83. stackja

    And VC winner Brown who MIA at Singapore.

  84. Leigh Lowe

    stackja

    #2776293, posted on July 30, 2018 at 3:55 pm

    Will NDIS mean fewer disabled? Or more? Only not disabled?

    WTF are you talking about the disabled for?
    The NDIS is about jerbs for the “caring professions”.
    Do try to keep up.

  85. stackja

    IR they came I was not… they came I…

  86. jupes

    The issue was raised with Prince Charles by Yolngu clan leaders during his visit to the Northern Territory in April in the form of a special letter stick.

    Another 20th or 21st century invention.

    Only a fool wouldn’t call bullshit on this garbage. Only an absolute moron would encourage it.

  87. stackja

    Hotel smoke alarms in the past.

  88. IR;

    Thunk about it. Neither tits nor trumble are worth the walk to a polling booth.

    In fact neither is worth the steam off a dead dingoes shit.

    Dingoats, mate.
    Dingoats.

  89. Senile Old Guy

    The SJW crowd are getting stuck into MasterChef because…white male dude will win.

    Ben joins Sashi Cheliah and Khanh Ong in the all-male finals, with many claiming theorising that Ben will take home the title. ‘Predicting Ben’s gonna win because he’s a straight white dude,’ one viewer wrote. Another asked: ‘#MasterChefAU will get its male winner. But will it get the white male winner it so adores?’

    Let’s take a gander at the last nine winners, will we?

    Notice how they are all white and male? Perhaps Julie Goodwin identifies as a white male when at home? Perhaps Adam Liam, who is a bloke, identifies as white? Wikipedia must be wrong (again) because they have: “Liaw is the son of a Malaysian-born Chinese father, Dr Siaw-Lin Liaw, and a Singaporean-born English mother, Dr Joyce Hill AM.”

    In fact, the last three winners have all been female! The last was Diana Chan (typical Caucasian name):

    Diana went from chartered accountant to MasterChef in one swoop, taking out the coveted title in 2017. She was consistent with her dishes through out the competition and stuck to serving up a taste of Malaysia, where she was born and lived until age 19.

    I know, I know, this is SJW world where actual facts do not matter: it’s the vibe.

  90. stackja

    LL you seem confused.

  91. JC

    Shit.

    (2006) China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corp signs $8bln JV with Westinghouse then takes 75,000 technical docs on its latest AP1000 reactor.
    (2006) Westinghouse’s PA servers are repeatedly penetrated by the Chinese, technical and R&D docs are stolen.
    (2015) China breaks ground on the CAP1400 nuclear reactor, a Westinghouse AP1000 clone.
    (2018) Brookfield buys bankrupt Westinghouse for $4.6bln.
    (Today) China is building reactors in Pakistan and Romania, with scheduled projects in Argentina, Britain and Iran. They’re bidding on Saudi, South African and Turkish projects.

    I used to read stories in the Westinghouse reactor. It’s really good.

  92. .

    What is really funny is that they want a level of cheap design labour from India and China rolled into some jobs and guess what? The gender profile of the cheapies from India and China is overwhelmingly male.
    We have loaded a number of under-qualified sheilas into bids with the more credentialed male as an alternate. Again, guess what happens? They hint that the bloke would be a better fit, but of course the decision is never made by them.

    My mole in the NSW RMS (DMV) tells me that basically if you’re a man, you won’t get a job as an outsider unless you’re an engineer. All of the “softer” positions in the environment, HR and so on are going to women.

    The fat useless idiot who runs the joint (and also threatened “criminal investigation” over leaking “state secrets”) also reckons that an old grader driver in a rural area was wrong to point out that most (not all) women don’t want to be engineers or grader drivers. “Women can do any job…” old fat useless mate, the employment figures show they don’t want to.

    He is a total SJW retard and running for 50/50 equality no matter what.

    Senior mgt positions are now subject to quotas, anyone who is like a Federal SES (on contract, paid very well but can be sacked at will) basically never questions any of this, they ALL go along with it.

    It is only the most senior graded clerks who are too old and assume they will never get a contract/departmental head type of position who have the balls to speak up.

  93. .

    But will it get the white male winner it so adores?’

    He’s a transgendered lesbian with a male presenting clitoris.

  94. .

    Wow.

    Surprised that got through!

  95. Do non-smoking laws/regulations apply to vapers (including non-nicotine vapers) ?

    Or does the state need to spend a billion dollars to upgrade signs to read “NO INHALING – penalties apply”

    Anyone know?
    Has it been legally tested?

  96. Dr Fred Lenin

    The NYT communist “writer” predicting Trumps defeat by the decromat frauds ,obviously can’t get an appointment to see a psychiatrist ,they are flat out “treating “suicidal actors and “elite”hilarity supporters , the millionaires get priority ,you notice how the filthy rich support the global communists ?

  97. .

    Do non-smoking laws/regulations apply to vapers (including non-nicotine vapers) ?

    Interesting question. The answer as of April this year is, unfortunately, YES.

    https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/health-problems/nsw-joins-other-australian-states-bans-vaping-in-public-spaces/news-story/ae6678e3f16701470178a1c1df54c719

    Oh dear lord we suck as a country.

    NSW joins other Australian states, bans vaping in public spaces
    STATES across Australia are introducing laws that could see a person fined as much as $550 if they do the wrong thing.

    Oh lord, have mercy on us, for we truly do suck and blow.

    AUSTRALIAN smokers have been slapped with another setback after the NSW government announced e-cigarette smokers will face fines of up to $550 if caught smoking in public spaces or public transport.

    NSW Parliament passed legislation, the Smoke-free Environment Amendment Bill 2018, that bans vaping from the same spaces in which cigarettes are banned, despite compelling evidence on e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products published by Public Health England (PHE) that found e-cigarettes are saving thousands of lives each year.

    What a country.

  98. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Treaty is between two sovereigns and to be asking the government to at least acknowledge that Aboriginal people … maintain their sovereignty, I don’t think that’s too much to ask,’ Ms Thorpe said.

    No, but I’ll bet the subsequent claim for compensation and reparations would make even Greenies eyes water.

  99. Speedbox

    I must be necessarily brief with precise details but a few months ago a mate rang me from BHP. Said he was urgently looking for a person to fill a Supervisory role. He needed to fulfill a quota. Didn’t have time to go via the usual advertising path. A recommendation would suffice. It didn’t matter whether the person was qualified or not in the particular field, provided they had a university degree. Any degree would do, but it must be a female.

  100. Des Deskperson

    ‘He’s a transgendered lesbian with a male presenting clitoris.’

    Well, Ben’s surname is Borsht, so that makes him a non-Anglo, a person from a linguistically and culturally diverse background, what we used call in the APS a ‘NESB 2’, a disadvantaged group as far as employment was concerned .

    Anyone criticising him is a racist.

  101. .

    I too have another story like that.

    A recruiter I know does finance stuff.

    Found a CA with five years work experience post-CA, great references, excellent academic grades, specialised in insolvency on some really impressive stuff. For a 100k job, could probably actually earn 130k or more.

    Client knocked them back (a four pillars bank) – “that’s nice but we are looking for a female”.

    Here’s just an example of what the four pillars of the banking industry are doing to the labour market:

    https://www.commbank.com.au/about-us/opportunity-initiatives/opportunity-from-good-business-practice/our-approach-to-diversity/respect-and-inclusion.html

    It’s just pandering. I do not care about someone’s background. On the other hand, I do not want to give them a medal for their cojoined twin, etc.

  102. Some History

    Col Trumble has called in Labor’s ex strategy consultant.

    https://imgur.com/49a2PG3

  103. Geriatric Mayfly

    Australia could soon have a new sovereign or sovereigns equal to the Queen if indigenous leaders are successful in designing a treaty.

    Desperately trying to imagine all the panoply of the coronation. But there are certain images I just cannot get past, and they are best left unsaid.

  104. GM. Someone said a crown goes with the job.

    Who doesn’t like crown lager?

  105. Geriatric Mayfly

    Clive Mathieson will replace Peter Woolcott as Malcolm Turnbull’s chief-of-staff.

    I’ve forgotten. Who is Mrs Woolcott again? Is it the Battered Sav?

  106. Des Deskperson

    Peter Woolcott AO is the new Australian (Commonwealth) Public Service Commissioner

    https://www.pm.gov.au/media/appointment-australian-public-service-commissioner

    He’s APS royalty, currently Turnbull’s Chief of staff. .

    His dad is Richard Woollcott, Labor mate, former Ambassador to Jakarta under Whitlam, ‘soft’ on mass-murderer Suharto.

    I’m surprised he has any time for the Coalition, since he was recalled early as Ambassador to Italy so that Amanda Van Sized could be given the job.

  107. calli

    I’m sure they’ve made it up to him, Des.

  108. Whalehunt fun

    Sad the Tasmanians allowed non aborigines to pretend to be aboriginal. A DNA test needs to be mandated. Anything more than 5% non abor DNA and you are off the welfare.

  109. wivenhoe

    since he was recalled early as Ambassador to Italy so that Amanda Van Sized could be given the job.

    Perhaps he was still receiving his income, with perks, so there was no change except address

  110. Tintarella di Luna

    Will NDIS mean fewer disabled? Or more? Only not disabled?

    The way it’s going it’ll be the latrer because the severely disabled for whom the NDIS campaign was mean to help aren’t what are deemed flagship candidates to spruik about how wonderful the NDIS services are, how many opportunities they now have to be rocket scientists and financial advisers with the ‘right’ support blah blah blah

  111. wivenhoe

    SS, beat me to it, calli.

  112. Tintarella di Luna

    Peter Woolcott AO is the new Australian (Commonwealth) Public Service Commissioner
    https://www.pm.gov.au/media/appointment-australian-public-service-commissioner
    He’s APS royalty, currently Turnbull’s Chief of staff. .

    Is he the same Peter Woolcott married to the Battered Bittered Sav?

  113. wivenhoe

    Is he the same Peter Woolcott married to the Battered Bittered Sav?

    Yes.

  114. since he was recalled early as Ambassador to Italy so that Amanda Van Sized could be given the job.

    The food bills must represent a sizable part of of the deficit.

  115. stackja

    PW Wikipedia spouse Tanya Hollows.

  116. H B Bear

    Who could forget Fat Mandy’s Italian lessons that the taxpayer picked up. Trough lyfe.

  117. Baldrick

    Boambee John
    #2776292, posted on July 30, 2018 at 3:55pm
    How about a post on the “other” Buckley VC.

    That’d be Maurice Vincent Buckley aka Gerald Sexton.

  118. H B Bear

    Is he the same Peter Woolcott married to the Battered Bittered Sav?
    Yes.

    No.

  119. wivenhoe

    PW Wikipedia spouse Tanya Hollows.

    Not if it is the PW who was Chief of Staff,to Turnwaffle.

  120. Tintarella di Luna

    Tinta another PW?

    of course you are so right stackja, it’s Vincent Woolcock. Sorry about that got my Woolcotts and Woolcocks mixed up.

  121. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    That’d be Maurice Vincent Buckley aka Gerald Sexton.

    My compliments, Baldrick, and thank you.

  122. JC

    Jeez, these cars a flying out the door today.

  123. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    The Bittered Savv is married to Vincent Woolcock.

  124. Farmer Gez

    Japanese Lawrence of Arabia.

    With regards to his motives, we may never know whether he was truly committed to Burmese independence or simply took actions that he thought were in Japan’s best interest.

    Thems the facts or not.
    The Japanese were fighting our British allies in Burma. Lucky for the author that time reduces the treacherous nature of this crap. A fairly shameful post Testy.

  125. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Desperately trying to imagine all the panoply of the coronation. But there are certain images I just cannot get past, and they are best left unsaid.

    Remembering the “Aboriginal dancers” in front of Police Headquarters in Perth, when the Commissioner issued his apology – two of them had blonde hair and blue eyes – yes, any coronation would be nauseating, to say the least.

  126. wivenhoe

    of course you are so right stackja, it’s Vincent Woolcock. Sorry about that got my Woolcotts and Woolcocks mixed up.

    Then you all have my sincere apologies’ I took the wrong track.

  127. stackja

    Fire breaks out at pub in Sydney’s inner west
    Sam McBeath, The Daily Telegraph
    14 minutes ago
    Subscriber only

    A FIRE has destroyed the historic General Gordon Hotel in Sydney’s inner west following a workplace accident during a routine renovation.

    Emergency services responded to the pub on Burrows Ave and Swain St, Sydenham just before 1pm on Monday following reports of heavy smoke and flames being seen spreading rapidly throughout the building.

    One local resident said he was told by builders working on Swain St that the fire was the result of an unfortunate freak accident involving power tools.

    “One of those blokes said an angle grinder had hit a phone and it sparked and the gas went up,” David M said.

    The General Gordon’s bistro was currently under renovations after the Lantern Hotels Group sold the pub to a Sydney publican backed by White & Partners for $18.1 million last year.

  128. stackja

    Tempe local Carla, 32, had parked her car directly out the front of the General Gordon and arrived back at the car to see the hotel in flames with emergency services cordoning off the area.

    “When I got back I could just see flames and people running around everywhere,” she said.

    My car is outside the front of the pub and there were a few explosions which covered it in bricks — it’ll definitely be dented in some form now.”

    The Art Deco pub takes its name from Sir Charles George Gordon, an Australian military general who won awards and medals for his involvement in overseas campaigns in the 1800s.

    The building itself was designed by Australian architect Sidney Warren, the man behind Paddington’s Light Brigade, the Lansdowne in Broadway and The Old Clare at Central Park.

  129. Nick

    Hi Balders, further to your Mussie question, lo and behold, I had one day in Flam, Norway, where they were everywhere. Not the full letterbox types and seemed to be on holiday. I haven’t seen a lot anywhere else including 5 days in Copenhagen.

  130. stackja

    Woolcott is married to Tanya Hollows (the daughter of Fred Hollows) and has three children, Charles, Nicholas and Isabella.

  131. Tintarella di Luna

    s

    tackja
    #2776412, posted on July 30, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    thanks

  132. Baldrick

    Cheers Nick. I might have to put Scandinavia back on my holiday destinations.

  133. Gab

    Been working all day so don’t know if trunbull has surfaced from Lucy’s bunker to face the media.

  134. At the trumble house:

    Loosey: “Are you going to address the peasants about the election results?”
    Mikey: “NO. They didn’t vote for me!”

  135. jupes

    A fairly shameful post Testy.

    That’s all he does.

    I’m amazed anyone reads his bilge.

  136. Delta A

    Trough lyfe.

    Love it!

  137. zyconoclast

    Doug Ford To Slash Toronto City Council Seats Nearly In Half

    Ford says having fewer city councillors will save taxpayers $25 million.

  138. .

    Ford said his Progressive Conservative government will introduce legislation to cut the number of council seats from 47 to 25, aligning city wards with federal ridings — a plan that wasn’t outlined during the spring election campaign or mentioned in the province’s throne speech earlier this month.

    Okay, that is actually very reasonable.

    47 councillors for a local government is unheard of elsewhere.

  139. zyconoclast

    ICE [USA] Protest Leader Arrested as Sick P*d*ph*l* History Exposed

    Micah Rhodes, the 24 year old leader of the anti-Trump protest group “Portland’s Resistance,” has been arrested… again.

    Earlier this year, according to Oregon Live, Rhodes was convicted “on three counts of second-degree sexual abuse for having illicit sexual contact with a 17-year-old girl in Washington County and a 17-year-old boy in Multnomah County.”

    Rhodes was 20 and 21 years old when he committed the s3xual abuse in 2014 and 2015.

    Rather than follow the state sentencing guidelines and send Rhodes to jail for two to two-and-a-half years, Multonomah County Circuit Judge Jerry Hodson and Washington County Circuit Judge Janelle Wipper decided in separate hearings to order five years of probation for Rhodes instead.

    Now, less than a month after his second sentencing, Rhodes has been arrested for — you guessed it — being around minors without permission.

    At a protest outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office located in Southwest Portland, Rhodes was spotted in the vicinity of protesters under the age of 18. – READ MORE

  140. zyconoclast

    ‘Christian democracy’ to crush multiculturalism in EU vote next year – Hungary’s Orban

    Illiberal “Christian democracy” will replace multiculturalism after the European Parliament vote in 2019, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has predicted, adding that the EU elite have failed the people and should step down.
    The European Parliamentary elections in May 2019 will decide the fate of the European “elite” and they’re “visibly nervous” about it, Orban told a crowd of ethnic Hungarians in the Romanian town of Baile Tusnad on Saturday.

    It’s time for the current Western leadership of the EU to go, as it has failed to protect the bloc from immigration, he said.

    Their big goal is to transform Europe, to ship it into a post-Christian era and into an era when nations disappear – this process could be undermined in the European elections. And it is our elementary interest to stop this transformation,” the PM said.

    The liberal values and multiculturalism promoted by Brussel will crumble in the face of what he called “Christian democracy.”

    According to Orban, “Christian democracy is not liberal… It is illiberal, if you like.” This ideology rejects not only immigration and multiculturalism, but Communist values as well, he explained.

    Next year’s vote will be “a big moment” that will see Europe “saying goodbye not simply to liberal democracy… but to the 1968 elite,” he said, referring to a wave of liberal protests in Europe and US that paved the way for the decline of conservative ideologies.

    “There’s a general shift towards the right in the whole of Europe,” the PM told his audience, adding that, in order for a shift to “illiberal democracy” to happen, the European elections must be focused on “one common theme – immigration.”

    The immigration issue has been the reason for ongoing strife between Orban and the EU, as Budapest leads a group of Eastern European nations resisting Brussel’s push to settle asylum seekers there using a quota system. Hungary famously erected a 110-mile long security fence on its border to prevent refugees from making it into the country at the peak of the European migrant crisis in 2015.

  141. zyconoclast

    George Soros Fined For Trying To Influence Elections In UK

    Notorious globalist billionaire George Soros’ group Best For Britain has been slapped with a fine by the Electoral Commission for operating illegally during the Brexit campaign.

  142. max

    UK Parliament Publishes Full 2002 UN Report On Sex For Aid In West Africa

    This history of abuse is especially heinous, as individuals associated with the United Nations are protected from prosecution by diplomatic immunity.

    The Guardian reported on the extent of flagrant abuse committed by UN Peacekeepers across the globe, writing: “Embarrassment caused by the misconduct of UN forces [in] Haiti, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, Cambodia, East Timor and the Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC) … [troops] … were regularly having sex with girls aged as young as 12, sometimes in the mission’s administrative buildings.”

    In 2015, United Nations forces from France were reported to have raped and sodomized refugee children in the Central African Republic (CAR). The incidents were said to involve children as young as nine years old. Press reports indicated the existence of a dynamic eerily similar to that described by the UNHCR report years earlier, wherein French forces lured children with food, handing out bottles of water after sodomizing them. Alleged abusers in this instance included forces originating in France, Chad and Equatorial Guinea.

    That this atrocity took place thirteen years after the partially-published UNHCR reported similar abuses by aid workers tells us more than we need to know about the nature of ‘aid work.’

    We can now state with confidence that the systems put into place to aid populations in crisis have provided a framework and a cover for extreme, widespread predation. This fact has been evidenced repeatedly over the years, in different countries, implicating a vast array of humanitarian organizations. The situation as it exists on the ground is vastly different to the concept of ‘charity’ or ‘humanitarian work’ as it is sold to us in the developed world.

    What does one say in the face of atrocities committed against children in crisis-affected regions around the world, over not years but decades? Abuses that employ the donations and tax funds of well-meaning people who believed their contribution is used help the needy? How does one find the words to encapsulate the extent of such inhumanity? How can we conclude a report on a type of abuse that does not end with this article, is never in the past tense, but is in this moment occurring and will happen in the future thanks to the ephemeral enforcement of real accountability? For children and communities around the globe, there is no end.

  143. .

    Zycono

    Do you think that article is over-egging the pudding?

    If the contact was consensual, there’d be no crime in Australia.

    A 20-year-old being attracted to a 17-year-old does not really fit the slur.

  144. Nick

    Balders, it’s not cheap, a cruise is a good way of seeing a selection of places. This summer has been an amazing one, it’s not normally so hot and dry. it’s not cheap here, but worth seeing at least once. I’ll go back to Norway again during winter time.

  145. Fleeced

    The rot started with Abbott signing up to every single liars party big spending program. He left nothing out.

    He had a few ideas of his own, too – including maternity leave. And now Abbott is saying there’s no votes in corporate tax cuts. That’s where he thinks the Libs are going wrong.

    Fme, he’s hopeless. ALP in power will be a disaster, but the Libs must be burned to the ground. Maybe something decent will take its place, but it really is a pathetic mess.

  146. TheSemiMentalBloke

    “Hello Thailor” doesn’t sound so funny anymore.

  147. JC

    Mission Impossible looks okay.

  148. Snoopy

    The Guardian reported on the extent of flagrant abuse committed by UN Peacekeepers across the globe, writing: “Embarrassment caused by the misconduct of UN forces [in] Haiti, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, Cambodia, East Timor and the Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC) … [troops] … were regularly having sex with girls aged as young as 12, sometimes in the mission’s administrative buildings.”

    To be fair, UN peacekeepers in East Timor were also found to be sexually assaulting goats. It’s not just all kids all the time.

    Or perhaps it is.

  149. Geriatric Mayfly

    This summer has been an amazing one, it’s not normally so hot and dry.

    Nick, recall in the long distant past arriving at Flam station. The locals would meet the train, and invite likely looking suspects back to their homes for B&B. Amicable touting would best describe it. We ended up in a farmhouse, and one could not wish for better. Plunging almost into the backyard was a waterfall from a hanging valley. The owners apologised many times for its poor performance, owing to an exceptional summer. So they do have them, possibly on a very long cycle.

  150. To be fair, UN peacekeepers in East Timor were also found to be sexually assaulting goats…

    Get it right.Lotsa piece keepers but iIt was just one slutty goat.

  151. Nick

    Wow, GM. Flam’s hinterland is certainly something that should be on people’s bucket list. You are lucky to have seen it like that too.

  152. Tintarella di Luna

    Chris Mitchell’s ripper of an article – I had to stomach looking at that vacuous gobshite Carbon Cate to read this – you are spared the nausea:

    Left struggles with fundamental truths concerning energy debate
    Groupthink seems to be preventing many journalists at left-wing media outlets from realising they have been on the wrong side of the renewable energy and power prices story for a decade.

    This newspaper argued as far back as the Howard years that a ­renewable energy target was ­incompatible with a carbon trading system designed to produce a market for cost abatement. Then prime minister John Howard and opposition leader Kevin Rudd both took limited trading schemes to the November 2007 election.

    Not long after, journalists from Fairfax Media and the ABC began taking issue with The Australian’s criticism of rooftop solar subsidies. We said these would do little to reduce carbon dioxide output from baseload power stations but would dramatically lift prices to consumers too poor to pay for rooftop sets.

    READ NEXT

    Lay down your rhetorical arms
    ORRIN HATCH
    Now there is independent proof the left media was wrong. This month the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission and Australian Energy Mar­ket Operator released reports that show The Australian has been right about the effects of ­renewables.

    Remember the outcry against the “Carbon Cate” stories by The Sunday Telegraph about the Sydney Theatre Company’s instal­lation of a $4.5 million rooftop solar system at the Wharf Theatre when Cate Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton, was director of the STC? Blanchett went on to campaign with other actors in television commercials about ­renew­­­­­­­­­­­­­- ables in 2011 under then prime minister Julia Gillard’s carbon tax.

    Today, around the world, rooftop solar feed-in tariff concessions are being unwound, even in Germany, long the poster child for green warriors but a massive user of imported Australian coal and Russian gas to ensure reliable base­load power.

    Climate change hysteria reached its peak in the Gillard years. Academics and journalists wrote that as editor-in-chief of this paper I should be charged with crimes against humanity for pointing out the facts: renewables would send industry offshore and play havoc with electricity prices.

    Well, power-intensive industries have been sent offshore, where they add more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than they would here because power here is mainly generated from higher-quality, less-polluting coal.

    AEMO, distinctly pro-renew­ables, said on July 17 that the nat­ional power market would need to rely on baseload coal-fired power for at least another 20 years and called for policies to extend the lives of power stations nearing the end of their normal operational timeframes. The ACCC report ­released on July 11 said renewables had pushed out dispatchable power and made the network less reliable. Household solar subsidies had been paid for in higher prices to other consumers and business. It backed contributing economics editor Judith Sloan on “the gold plating of electricity networks” by state governments.

    But at Fairfax, The Sydney Morning Herald economics editor Ross Gittins was lamenting on May 29 that he really should confine all his columns to discussions of government inaction on climate change. Ignoring the ACCC on coal on July 16, he assembled all the reasons Indian company Adani’s proposed Galilee Basin project in Queensland, which would be the world’s biggest coalmine, would not create jobs.

    The Herald’senvironment editor, Peter Hannam, at least reported the ACCC’s findings fairly, but in a comment piece he criticised it for focusing on power prices rather than climate change. Yet Fairfax does not come close to our ABC for renewables evangelism.

    ABC Radio National’s Saturday Extra stand-in host Andrew West interviewed ­finance blogger Mich­ael West on July 21 about Adani. Michael West claimed, unchallenged, that the mine would not be economically viable, despite coal prices at six-year highs. India was leading the world in adoption of green power and would be at 55 per cent renewable power by 2030, he claimed.

    In fact, India is at 16 per cent ­renewables today and is building 132 new coal-fired power stations according to research by the Australian parliamentary library. Its prospects of ever reaching 55 per cent renewables are remote, as Germany is finding out, struggling to meet its 30 per cent ­reduction target.

    At The Drum nightly on ABC TV spruikers for renewables — particularly prominent renewables investor John Hewson and the University of Melbourne’s Simon Holmes a Court — are always given precedence over commentators with rational points about the power market. And for some reason a parade of people who know nothing about electricity generation are regularly given a platform to display their “correct” feelings (rather than facts) about coal and renewables.

    Jane Caro flapped her hands wildly on July 9 and pronounced “any suggestions of any new coal-fired power stations is a criminal act”. Do people who say such things know coal is the ­nation’s biggest export earner and 1600 new coal-fired power stations are under construction worldwide this minute? For a historical perspective on the importance of coal to ­hum­anity, Caro could read a piece by global warming believer Bjorn Lomborg in this paper on July 20: “For the well off in both rich and poor countries around the world, lives are enriched by plentiful ­access to energy that provides light, fresh food and clean water … Yet there is a disturbing movement in the West to tell the 1.1 billion people who still lack these myriad benefits that they should go without.”

    Taking care of the poor used to be central to the politics of the Left. No more. This is an issue where left-wing journalists always side with the wealthy, like the merchant bankers around the world who invest billions in the government-guaranteed and subsidised global wind power scam.

    Anyone who doubts it is a scam should look at why wind subsidies are being dismantled in Europe. This paper published a two-part analysis on the issue by veteran Herald-Sun finance journalist Terry McCrann on July 14 and 21.

    McCrann’s first piece analysed prices for wind-generated power the previous weekend in South Australia. Almost all SA’s power that weekend was from wind because it was blowing hard. At one point the price of power hit zero (something that happens regularly in Germany). Across the weekend power averaged $44.89 a megawatt hour. Then the wind stopped and by Monday the price hit $14,000/MWh, “the maximum allowed” in the national market. Across that whole day it averaged $700.60/ MWh.

    Wrote McCrann: “How can you build a system on prices which fluctuate from day to day by over $650 a MWh?”

    Lomborg wrote here on July 14 outing major nations around the world for announcing heavy greenhouse gas cuts but falling far behind their targets. He argued that even meeting the Paris Agreement global emissions reduction target would mitigate only 1 per cent of forecast global warming this century.

    And by 2040, “even with carbon being taxed, the International Energy Agency estimates that ­average coal will still be cheaper than average solar and wind ­energy”. More than $100 billion was being spent globally this year alone on subsidies for solar and wind, “yet this technology will meet less than 1 per cent of the globe’s energy needs”.

  153. areff

    Sir Charles George Gordon, an Australian military general who won awards and medals for his involvement in overseas campaigns in the 1800s

    There you have it: what happens when j’ism-school grads work in newsrooms where all the subs have been fired.

  154. zyconoclast

    Do you think that article is over-egging the pudding?

    If the contact was consensual, there’d be no crime in Australia.

    A 20-year-old being attracted to a 17-year-old does not really fit the slur.

    Rhodes was 20 and 21 years old when he committed the sexual abuse in 2014 and 2015.

    According to this
    https://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/oregon-age-of-consent-lawyers.html

    What Is the Age of Consent for Sex in Oregon?
    In Oregon, the age of consent for sex is 18 years old. This applies to everyone; it applies to both men and women, and to both heteros3xual and homos3xual conduct.

    Exceptions for Adolescents
    Unlike many other states, Oregon has made exceptions in its age of consent laws for adolescents who are under the age of consent, but are close to the same age. In general, anyone 14 years or older can consent to have s3x with someone who is no more than 3 years older than them. The older adolescent will not be accused of statutory [email protected] if there was valid consent.

  155. Des Deskperson

    Who could forget Fat Mandy’s Italian lessons that the taxpayer picked up. Trough lyfe.

    Particularly as Van Size had, a few years earlier, been bravaed by the Canberra Italian community after she had delivered a speech opening the Canberra Italian Cultural Centre in fluent Italian.

    So either she didn’t actually need the lessons or she faked the speech. Neither is particular creditable but I think it was probably the latter.

  156. Makka

    Fme, he’s hopeless. ALP in power will be a disaster, but the Libs must be burned to the ground. Maybe something decent will take its place, but it really is a pathetic mess.

    Fair summary. Something to take the Libs place will really depend on the electorate I think. If Australians remain so disengaged and ignorant to how the country is run then I can’t even see them getting behind a new alternative to the Uniparty. The US had Trump to shake them up. Australia has ….. ?

  157. .

    zycono

    The age of consent is 18, but at what age can you get married in Oregon?

  158. areff

    Is he the same Peter Woolcott married to the Battered Bittered Sav?

    No, she is Mrs Woolcock

  159. zyconoclast

    The age of consent is 18, but at what age can you get married in Oregon?

    From 2 sources.

    Oregon Marriage Age Requirements Laws

    As with most states, once you turn 18 in Oregon, you can get married with only a few additional restrictions. However, a few states have no statutory age limits, and some states allow younger partners with a child (or expecting a child) to get married. Oregon’s marriage age laws do allow minors aged 17 to get married with parental consent.

    Who can marry in Oregon?
    In Oregon, you must be 17 years old before you can marry. If you are under 18 years old, you must have the written consent of a parent or guardian before you can marry. An exception applies if you have no parent or guardian living in Oregon. You may not marry a first cousin or anyone nearer of kin to you (unless they are your first cousin by adoption).

  160. Steve trickler

    What a wicked little plane! It’s called, Draco.

    Built for bush flying. 680-HP turboprop.. Flight ceiling around 28,000 feet ( Has oxygen tanks ). Lights from a 737.

    And it can take-off and land on a postage stamp…..kidding. But almost!



  161. .

    I don’t think it is fair to sledge someone like that using State law as a yardstick where you can get married younger than the age of consent. The laws of that state are evidently not infallible.

    His parole conditions seem ridiculous as well.

    17-year-olds go to College and university here and in the US.

  162. Bela Bartok

    It really is the end of days…
    Daughter’s catholic school subjects next year (11):
    Religion: study of aboriginal spirituality and Islam
    Mod Hist: Che – the man. With coloring in poster contest of his amazing face. (Not kidding)
    English: refugee stories; climate change with Al Gore
    Biology: urgent action on climate change
    PDHPE: managing diversity and their special exercise needs

    These kids are coming out brainwashed.
    Grads at work talk about the immediate need to remove all plastic and that our ‘sustainability’ must be the key selling point. And that we must ‘show the world’ how to do it and the rest will follow.
    Oh, and we should give the government all our personal data, because only the guilty have something to hide.

    It’s a whole level of stupid that can’t be deprogrammed…

  163. zyconoclast

    Does anyone know if this is correct?

    From Americanthinker.com

    How Mitch McConnell Stole the 2016 Congressional Elections

    How he did this is simple. In 2017, Senate Leader Mitch McConnell simply refused to have the Senate vote on 569 bills passed by Congress. Since the Senate did not vote on a bill, those bills had no influence on congressional policy. All the hopes and dreams American voters had to see programs of their choice realized through the House and Senate were quashed by one person.

    Now came step two. Senate leader McConnell, needing to pass a federal budget, met with the other members of Congress – House speaker Paul Ryan, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer – and wrote their own bill of appropriations, an “omnibus” bill. Since the 569 bills passed by the House were never voted on by the Senate, they were not part of the omnibus bill. The omnibus bill was written by the Washington oligarchy: the four leaders who practiced their two-step process of nullifying the House and Senate and writing their own bill. Only when the four oligarchs had written the omnibus bill were the House and Senate allowed to have a vote. Then, threatened with a government shutdown, the president gave in and signed it.

  164. Baldrick

    Another Fauxservative revealed:

    ABC The Drum ✔ @ABCthedrum
    “We need to combat the effects of climate change, as we are doing internationally. We do need an international approach to it. No, I haven’t changed my views at all.” Georgina Downer

  165. .

    study of aboriginal spirituality and Islam

    They don’t really make sense together. Studying Islam might be useful to understand current conflicts, but they probably do not teach what you read here.

    Mod Hist: Che – the man. With coloring in poster contest of his amazing face.

    Absolutely awful. If this is the lower level subject, please do the higher level one. Please inform her of his crimes, stupidity and foibles.

    English: refugee stories; climate change with Al Gore

    This has nothing to do with anything. Where is Shakespeare? Where is Tennyson? Where is Orwell?

    Biology: urgent action on climate change

    Climatology is more physics, chem and mathematical modelling.

    PDHPE: managing diversity and their special exercise needs

    Makes sense as a business owner, but usually completely unnecessary even so.

    MATHS
    CHEM
    PHYS
    IT

    GO STEM OR GO HOME

    DEAR MILLENIALS, STOP MAJORING IN STUPID BULLSHIT!

    (YEAH SOME SWEARING!)

    English? Can’t you’re daughter read and write after 10 years of school?

    Then all of her teachers ought to be SACKED!

    You don’t “HAVE” to go to uni either. Trades are good.

    STEM in high school is a good basis for the trades anyway.

  166. .

    The omnibus bill was written by the Washington oligarchy: the four leaders who practiced their two-step process of nullifying the House and Senate and writing their own bill. Only when the four oligarchs had written the omnibus bill were the House and Senate allowed to have a vote. Then, threatened with a government shutdown, the president gave in and signed it.

    That seems like bullshit, unless the House has some really stupid rules empowering the speaker.

  167. testpattern

    ‘anglers’ rights activist Craig Garland’

    This quote is from today’s Fin Review editorial. What sorta bubble does the author live in? And did anyone proof read his/her editorial? And if they did, what sort of bubble does he/she live in? If they can’t get basics like this right –

    Mr Garland is a professional fisherman not an anglers’ rights actvist, and the Fin Review would be better employing this editor quoted below and getting rid of the other idiots –

    ‘What the ABC is not going to do however is point out the hypocrisy of the person who signed off on the Macquarie Harbor expansion plan based on “dead wrong” science when he was Federal Environment Minister at the time, Tony Bourke, campaigning for the Labor Party in the seat of Braddon with a promise to “ban super-trawlers”.
    Or the hypocrisy of the Liberal Party who ignored the effect of Tassals seal relocations on north west fishermen until media coverage shamed them into acting and who now attempt to attack the personal integrity of the Independent candidate for Braddon, Craig Garland, for the crime of attracting votes away from the party who snubbed its own constituency In Braddon protecting and covering up for the salmon industry….The salmon industry is destructive to the fishing industry because political parties will not be honest with the Australian public about the environmental cost of its growth. They’d rather ignore it, downplay it and say another commercial fishery closure saves the world.’

    https://www.facebook.com/APFisherman/posts/1774379106011939:0

  168. H B Bear

    Another Fauxservative revealed:

    Wow. That is a surprise.

  169. Snoopy

    Grads at work talk about the immediate need to remove all plastic and that our ‘sustainability’ must be the key selling point.

    Ask them to define sustainability. Then ask them to nominate a sustainable industrial process.

  170. Makka

    Another Fauxservative revealed:

    Her ticket to the trough was refused. She’s a Downer, she’ll be back.

  171. testpattern

    ‘She’s a Downer’

    Alexander. Sometimes you just have to skip a generation. Australia will thank you for it. Let sleeping dogs lie and try and do a better job with the grandkids.

  172. cohenite

    The punters are obviously reading this about turdball:

    http://stopturnbull.com/

    The section The 7 most outrageous public remarks of Malcolm Turnbull’s Prime Ministership is interesting especially no 6.

    Turdball is a complete piece of shit.

  173. Rockdoctor

    Grads at work talk about the immediate need to remove all plastic and that our ‘sustainability’ must be the key selling point.

    I heard the same BS coming out of millennial’s mouths in of all places a coal mine office. I was on the outer after the plastic bag ban for a bit because I questioned it and considered it ineffectual virtue signalling. It’s not just the indoctrination, it’s the sheer hypocrisy that gets me…

  174. testpattern

    Nullagine 1902

    LASHLAND LORDS

    There are three police stationed at Nullagine…Two of these police are men, and the third no name will describe. What he is may be best ascertained by relating a few facts concerning his cruel and cowardly conduct. In the rainy season, when all the creeks were in flood, the natives seeing the water rising
    recognised that the wisest thing for them to do was to make for the hills for safety from the floods. This policeman, observing them making for the caves, procured his, or rather the Police department’s long stockwhip and galloped after and rounded the unfortunate natives to drive them back. In doing this
    he used the whip with a freedom that looked like cowardice in desperation. Some of the blacks were old and feeble, old men and gins who could not possibly get out of his way and it was on their backs that the lacerating lash was so relentlessly and vigorously applied.’

    ‘In another case also the n….. proved the better man. In this instance it was his own native assistant. The latter had done something to displease the tyrant, and he commenced to pummel the black with his fists.
    But the n….. saw his chance and fell to likewise, giving the bobby the worst hiding he ever had in his life. For defending himself so valiantly the poor n….. received two months’ imprisonment.’

    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/57217572?

  175. Snoopy

    Her ticket to the trough was refused. She’s a Downer, she’ll be back.

    Sorry Georgie, too many proles know of your Dad’s shameful work on behalf of the Clinton crime syndicate. Go back to the IPA or get a real job. Hey! maybe Hillary is hiring.

  176. Makka

    These kids are coming out brainwashed.

    The year 11 and 12 subjects I presume were chosen end of year 10. Was the subject content not known then?

    I know when our daughter was choosing hers (Catholic girls college) , her mates tended to fall into 2 groups when it came to their choices. Those who wanted to find an comfortable ride into a decent ATAR and the harder core who did the difficult STEM subjects because they were competitive and good at their subjects. English was mandatory so was Religion. She didn’t do anything like what you describe, so I’d have to surmise that the school Council has chosen such rabid leftist content for those subjects. The result might well be reasonable ATAR results but the child will be somewhat brainwashed without regular bleaching. At least until she’s working and understands how her tax dollars are spent.

  177. Some History

    Snoopy
    #2776453, posted on July 30, 2018 at 5:49 pm
    The Guardian reported on the extent of flagrant abuse committed by UN Peacekeepers across the globe, writing: “Embarrassment caused by the misconduct of UN forces [in] Haiti, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, Cambodia, East Timor and the Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC) … [troops] … were regularly having sex with girls aged as young as 12, sometimes in the mission’s administrative buildings.”
    To be fair, UN peacekeepers in East Timor were also found to be sexually assaulting goats. It’s not just all kids all the time.
    Or perhaps it is.

    Brrm-Tishhh 🙂

  178. Snoopy

    It’s sad that we are blessed while East Timor orphanages are going without.

  179. cohenite

    Latham on Bolt gives me the shits; he can only talk sense.

  180. zyconoclast

    Latham on Bolt gives me the shits; he can only talk sense.

    Latham only makes sense when he is kissing Milo

  181. Snoopy

    Tasmanian Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey said the major parties need to reconsider how they pre-select candidates.

    Ms Hickey also wanted to see more women pre-selected at the federal level by the Liberal Party.

    Because Georgina Downer was so successful.

  182. zyconoclast

    The year 11 and 12 subjects I presume were chosen end of year 10. Was the subject content not known then?

    My advice, when asked, if you want to go to uni, study the difficult, useful stuff.
    When needed, parrot the SJW junk till they love you. No need to get burned early.
    Play the game.

  183. C.L.

    Utterly incredible:

    Surveillance footage shows one of President Obama’s senior officials following a woman around a DC Metro station and taking a picture up her skirt with his cell phone.

    Surveillance footage exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com shows one of President Obama’s senior officials following a woman around a DC Metro station and taking a picture up her skirt with his cell phone.

    William Mendoza was caught on security cameras carrying out the vile act while he was executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education.

    As a result of his actions, the married father pleaded guilty to attempted voyeurism and resigned from his $140,000-a-year Department of Education post in Obama’s White House.

    His arrest and conviction were never made public until DailyMail.com acquired the report of the investigation and the footage through a Freedom of Information Act request.

    The entire press corps concealed the story.

  184. Cassie of Sydney

    “cohenite
    #2776518, posted on July 30, 2018 at 7:24 pm
    Latham on Bolt gives me the shits; he can only talk sense.”

    Hi Cohenite…I have just watched the segment on Bolt with Latham. Latham is 150% correct about everything he spoke about. Why does that give you the “shits” or are you being “facetious”.

  185. Top Ender

    Tim Blair: Time for PM Malcolm Turnbull to go
    Tim Blair, The Daily Telegraph
    July 29, 2018

    MALCOLM Turnbull keeps failing to meet his own standards. It’s becoming a habit.

    Justifying his move to knife Tony Abbott, as everyone will recall, Turnbull cited the Coalition’s defeat in 30 consecutive Newspolls.

    Turnbull matched that number in April. He’s now registered 36 Newspoll hammerings.

    Now comes another, possibly more telling, missed benchmark.

    Ahead of the weekend’s Super Saturday by-elections, Turnbull declared the battle for Longman in Queensland to be a duel between himself and Labor leader Bill Shorten.

    “The contest is between me and Bill Shorten as the prime minister and the opposition leader,” he told the ABC.

    “It’s a test of the parties, but it’s really about the people of Longman deciding whether they want to vote for Bill Shorten and his higher taxes, fewer jobs, lower wages and less economic growth.”

    Great call, champ.

    Longman was easily held by Labor, while the LNP’s primary vote has declined from more than 44 per cent in the 2013 election to 39 per cent in 2016 and now to probably below 30 per cent.

    Turnbull vowed yesterday to look “humbly” at the message in Saturday’s by-elections.

    He ought to humbly resign.

  186. Tintarella di Luna

    Why does that give you the “shits” or are you being “facetious”.

    Got it in one Cassie. I particularly liked his comments on the invisible but unmissable Minister for Defence about her Pinking the Pinky campaign

  187. Death Giraffe

    Here we go again..


  188. calli

    Bela Bartok
    #2776493, posted on July 30, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    Bela, without knowing a thing about your situation, is it possible to move her? Is there another private school that she could “finish” in? Even if it costs the earth?

    She is worth more than that joke of a program.

  189. Snoopy

    I’ll bet that’s instant coffee.

  190. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    LASHLAND LORDS

    Pest Tattern regards the “Sunday Times” as serious journalism?

  191. calli

    Grads at work talk about the immediate need to remove all plastic and that our ‘sustainability’ must be the key selling point.

    I think Millenials should lead the way. Show us oldies how to live without plastic.

    Ready, Set…Go!

  192. cohenite

    Why does that give you the “shits” or are you being “facetious”.

    Miss Southern does irony.

  193. Tintarella di Luna

    Here we go again..

    Is that really you Death Giraffe? and you smoke a pipe? that is terribly attractive, you little tease you. OMGoodness and you’ve drawn blood I hope you put some Medipulv on that, it looked nasty. Good to see you’re getting the right nutrition — fascinating

  194. Snoopy

    Is that really you Death Giraffe? and you smoke a pipe?

    Short wind. Explained!

  195. cohenite

    re: Miss Southern and the refusal by a senior walloper to exercise her right to walk past a mosque in Lakemba. Steven conroy interviewed by Bolt compares Miss Southern to a holocaust denier and therefore walloper was within his rights.

  196. Steve trickler

    Death Giraffe
    #2776529, posted on July 30, 2018 at 7:38 pm

    Nice lunch, Giraffe.

  197. C.L.

    Re the press corp covering up the arrest of a senior Obama official for up-skirting at DC metro:

    THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST: Surveillance footage shows one of President Obama’s senior officials following a woman around a DC Metro station and taking a picture up her skirt with his cell phone.

    A friend on Facebook comments: “See, this is how it works. Obama officials who get arrested and convicted of even pervy crimes get no news coverage at all. As the story says, ‘His arrest and conviction were never made public until DailyMail.com acquired the report of the investigation and the footage through a Freedom of Information Act request.’ Don’t tell me no White House reporter knew about this in July 2016. They knew. And now they’re too busy going after Brett Kavanaugh’s wife to even follow this up. The bastards.”

    They are scum. Trump rightly calls them the “enemy of the people.” That’s what they are.

  198. Peter Castieau

    Looking good DG. Great men’s shed you’ve got there.

  199. calli

    Heh. It’s not a real project unless you bleed on it.

  200. Makka

    Open borders grub and despicable human Soros ups his spending 400% in support of the left;

    Liberal billionaire George Soros’s nonprofit spent more on lobbying during the second quarter of 2018 than he has in any previous quarter, disclosure forms show.

    The Open Society Policy Center, a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(4) nonprofit that deals with domestic and international advocacy efforts that is a separate entity from Soros’s Open Society Foundations, reported spending $10.37 million between April 1 and June 30—an increase of nearly $8 million from the first quarter of the year when the center reported spending $2.52 million on its lobbying efforts.

    https://freebeacon.com/politics/george-soros-spent-10-37-million-lobbying-during-second-quarter/

  201. Baldrick

    Death Giraffe
    #2776529, posted on July 30, 2018 at 7:38 pm

    QRB (Qualified Rough Bastard) confirmed.
    Nice work.

  202. Tintarella di Luna

    Heh. It’s not a real project unless you bleed on it.

    calli I’m hoping to do that in the future – on Sunday I went to a Bunnings DIY to learn about drills. I now know the difference between a metal drill bit, a wood drill bit and a masonry drill bit. Now I just need to buy a drill I’m thinking of buying a Ryobi one that can be a standard drill and a hammer drill — what do you think?

  203. Gab

    One of your best yet, Arky.

    it’s got action, suspense (when you bent over in front of the camera … will he or won’t display plumber’s crack? No, I’m not giving going to tell you. No spoilers from me!), drama, gore and humour. And a bit of cooking thrown in too! The camera loves your mug and your face too and you sound good on screen.

    Not sure a firewall should be constructed using wood, but I’m no expert.

    The car is coming along nicely.

  204. Tintarella di Luna

    it’s got action, suspense (when you bent over in front of the camera … will he or won’t display plumber’s crack?

    Gab I was thinking exactly the same

  205. Cassie of Sydney

    “cohenite
    #2776538, posted on July 30, 2018 at 7:52 pm
    re: Miss Southern and the refusal by a senior walloper to exercise her right to walk past a mosque in Lakemba. Steven conroy interviewed by Bolt compares Miss Southern to a holocaust denier and therefore walloper was within his rights”

    Just to watched that filthy moron Conroy. Now that is hysterical….comparing Lauren Southern to a Holocaust denier…..funny analogy considering that the Lakemba mosque is probably frequented by real Holocaust deniers.

  206. Tintarella di Luna

    The car is coming along nicely.

    Death Giraffe I think your work is captivating, just to help someone whose knowledge of welding and such is very rudimentary, do you have a picture of what your project will look like when completed? so I can map the progress. Thanks

  207. Gab

    s that really you Death Giraffe? and you smoke a pipe? that is terribly attractive

    Agreed.

  208. calli

    Ryobi or Makita. Have fun!

  209. Tintarella di Luna

    Is that really you Death Giraffe? and you smoke a pipe? that is terribly attractive

    Agreed.

    Nice voice too

  210. calli

    Gab I was thinking exactly the same

    #metoo 😂

  211. Eyrie

    “Not sure a firewall should be constructed using wood, but I’m no expert.”
    Oak apparently makes a reasonable re-entry heat shield. Might not be the lightest but works. Or so I’ve read.

  212. Gab

    Yes he has a lovely timbre to his voice, Tinta. I’d like to hear him with a French accent, though. Just for contrast.

  213. struth

    Arky’s got the fillies all flustered……he he

    reminds me of this……….

  214. calli

    Did Conroy sob at the thought of Holocaust denial?

  215. Tintarella di Luna

    Ryobi or Makita. Have fun!

    Thanks Calli I saw the Ryobis but didn’t have much time to look around — I’d already been away from home for an hour and a half but during the week I’ll do a few comparisons, I have a sister who is a master with the drill, I am terribly envious so I’m determined to start doing stuff that needs to be done, I don’t want to wait around for someone to come and do it for me, I reckon if I can make two babies with little more than sperm and an egg I reckon learning the niceties of doing stuff with a drill will be a doddle.

  216. old bloke

    Steve trickler
    #2776489, posted on July 30, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    What a wicked little plane! It’s called, Draco.

    Did you watch “Ewan and Colin McGregor: RAF at 100” on SBS last night? They showed a similar short range landing and take-off plane operated by the SOE during WWII (can’t remember the name of it).

  217. Death Giraffe

    Your interest means a lot.
    Thanks.
    I was intending to do some sit down interviews with other cats to post on Youtube.
    That was the original purpose of building an editing computer, buying good cameras and microphone, and learning these skills.
    Hopefully will have something more substantial soon.
    For these Model A videos, a considerably amount of editing time goes into eliminating any visible crack.
    You are welcome.

  218. Snoopy

    Now I just need to buy a drill I’m thinking of buying a Ryobi one that can be a standard drill and a hammer drill — what do you think?

    In my humble experience don’t expect a budget battery powered drill like a Ryobi to cut the mustard as a hammer drill. Maybe the professional battery drills such as Makita are ok. 240 v is the cheapest and most reliable option IMO.

  219. Tintarella di Luna

    Yes he has a lovely timbre to his voice, Tinta. I’d like to hear him with a French accent, though. Just for contrast.

    he’d need a beret but, and a trench coat, and Gauloises

  220. Gab

    Yes, I did remark about your excellent editing skills on one of your earlier videos, Arky.

  221. testpattern

    A partial win for the Mardudhunera People 27 JULY 2018

    THE COURT ORDERS, DECLARES AND DETERMINES THAT:

    1. Subject to paragraph 2, native title exists in the Determination Area in the manner set out in paragraph 4 of this determination.

    ‘the Determination Area amounts to approximately 9530 square kilometres of land and waters. It largely relates to four pastoral leases, being Yalleen, Yarraloola, Mardie and Karratha Stations. There are also several leases, roads, numerous small reserves and unallocated Crown land within the Determination Area.’

    http://www.judgments.fedcourt.gov.au/judgments/Judgments/fca/single/2018/2018fca1108

  222. Tintarella di Luna

    Yes he has a lovely timbre to his voice, Tinta. I’d like to hear him with a French accent, though. Just for contrast.

    Thanks Snoopy, I’m wanting to hang a couple of those plastic hose holders on a couple of spots around the house — I’ll need to drill into brick.

  223. Snoopy

    For these Model A videos, a considerably amount of editing time goes into eliminating any visible crack.

    Try bib and brace overalls.

  224. Tintarella di Luna

    For these Model A videos, a considerably amount of editing time goes into eliminating any visible crack.

    I wasn’t worried about what you are smoking though — the pipe is really sweet.

  225. Gab

    Maybe just the beret, Tinta. What is it they used to say in haute couture? A little goes a long way – or was that vegemite?

  226. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    They showed a similar short range landing and take-off plane operated by the SOE during WWII (can’t remember the name of it).

    Westland Lysander, designed as an Army co operation aircraft, used by S.O.E?

  227. Bela Bartok

    calli
    #2776530, posted on July 30, 2018 at 7:43 pm
    Bela Bartok
    #2776493, posted on July 30, 2018 at 6:47 pm
    Bela, without knowing a thing about your situation, is it possible to move her? Is there another private school that she could “finish” in? Even if it costs the earth?
    She is worth more than that joke of a program

    It’s a disgrace… buts she’s already at the 3rd most expensive school in lower NS. The one before (2nd highest) was even worse. Public school and she’d be forced into GetUp.
    There’s a bit of Shakespeare, but it’s offset with a graphic novel, and/or contemporary issues (tragedy)- hence climate change. She was forced to watch Al Gore today.
    The indoctrination isn’t working – we have a common swear-word in this house ‘Communist’ and she knows how to use it. That, or Greens Voter (same diff).
    Daily deprogramming

  228. Tintarella di Luna

    A little goes a long way – or was that vegemite?

    I thought it was a lubricating item but it was so long ago I’ve totally forgotten. – perhaps you’re thinking of “less is more”, but I agree perhaps just the beret will do.

  229. They are scum. Trump rightly calls them the “enemy of the people.” That’s what they are.

    They must be pursued mercilessly and unrelentingly. You don’t ease off when the enemy is at its weakest, you redouble your efforts in the pursuit of their destruction. Never take your foot of their neck, and invite a friend to kick them in the balls.

    Sinistra delenda est.

  230. struth

    The indoctrination isn’t working – we have a common swear-word in this house ‘Communist’ and she knows how to use it. That, or Greens Voter (same diff).
    Daily deprogramming

    God bless you.

  231. Gab

    Less is more – that’s the ticket!

  232. Gab

    I actually wrote that in an English accent. Don’t know why.

  233. Tintarella di Luna

    I actually wrote that in an English accent. Don’t know why.

    I could tell. I’ve had one shot of Black Sambucca too many, I will need to retire early lest I have another and wake up nauseous

  234. .

    Giraffe you magnificent bastard.

    You smoke a nice style of pipe as well.

    What do you smoke? I’ve only really gone through a few different brands. Borkum Riff and Dr Pat mostly.

    Yanks reckon Borkum Riff is rubbish and Dr Pat is rated highly, but IMO it ain’t that good.

    The Cherry Cavendish is a lot better than the plain and vanilla.

  235. .

    “Minister for Loneliness”

    Mentally ill children are in charge.

    We ought not to recognise their authority, just fear legal sanction vis a vis bugmen and brainless oiks.

  236. mh

    Ray Hadley on his morning show today said that he had sent correspondence to the NSW Police Commisioner wanting clarification of his views on the Lauren Southern incident with the cop in Lakemba on Friday. Hadley was erring on the side of there having been a rights violation.

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