Wednesday Forum: December 26, 2018

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  1. Roger

    An illegal immigrant killed an Indian-American police officer.

    The left are insane not to understand this problem.

    But…who’ll tend the gardens in Malibu?

  2. struth

    An illegal immigrant killed an Indian-American police officer.

    The left are insane not to understand this problem.

    It’s all based on a hatred of the west, so to them , this is not a problem.
    However, like the true hypocrites they are they take the Cher position, and never leave it.

  3. Nelson Kidd-Players

    We were seaside last night but at Edithvale rather than Chelsea, although the difference really only comes down to which side street you find parking in.

    Didn’t see any action, but as we were leaving two squad cars and three black ‘Public Order Response’ vehicles went past.

    Good to know there were no arrests. We must have been in no real danger, after all.

  4. I wonder if they understand “If you play in Africa, you play by African Rules.”

    My money is on the Celestials at this stage.
    They’ve built how many (Thirteen?) Chinese Police Stations in South Africa (I mean “Chinese Police/South Africa Friendship Stations”)
    I’ve a feeling the “Soweto Street” will for no reason at all will now find it not necessary to burn down or loot shops owned by Chinese South Africans.

    The New Baas not the same as the old White Baas, and the African Street knows it.

  5. Top Ender

    Just sent this letter to the editor of the Hobart Mercury:

    Good morning Mercury,

    I need to advise you of certain things that have been taken away, possibly without permission.

    In my yearly visit to the State of Beauty I noticed that someone has stolen your airbridges at the airport. I can’t imagine anyone would be allowed to build an airport without these essential devices to ensure visitors aren’t rained on as they disembark the aircraft.

    Perhaps the same thieves stole half of the walkway which is supposed to protect you from the rain as you walk to your hire car. There is a sort of leafy design in the overhead cover, which allows rain to penetrate as you walk.

    They could also have taken away the capital letter for the alternative name to Mt Wellington. I can’t imagine Aboriginal people cared about capitals, not having a written language.

    There’s a software developer missing in action as well – none of the three parking meters I tried down at your wharf would take my credit or debit cards.

    Best of luck finding the thieves.

    Top Ender
    Darwin

  6. C.L.

    Doing around 12 to 15 km a day most days.

    Don’t overdo it. You’ll get flat, which reduces the benefits and increases injury risk (especially to heals, ankles and achilles).

  7. Confused Old Misfit

    Can anyone help me with some positive boomer attributes…

    They (we?) will eventually die off.
    It is a pity that the asshole known as Monty lacks the intellectual ability to comprehend the concepts David Flint is presenting.

  8. Nelson Kidd-Players

    Mt. Wellington should perhaps be renamed Mt. Bendix. I found it to be quite hard on the brake pads!

    Being too poor to afford to buy a capital letter was an affliction I noticed in other aboriginal names in and around Hobart, TE. Obviously not enough subsidies available.

  9. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    When I think of the privileged Boomer effwits I wish would just pop their clogs (peacefully) and leave the rest of us to get on with living in the modern world with all its complex delights, an image much like that of David Flint appears in my mind.

    Still hoping for a sizable inheritance, oh Fascist hyena?

  10. John Constantine

    Conestoga khawaja.

    Rolls along well on the flat, but goes down in flames when surrounded by Indians.

  11. P

    On Christmas day Stanislaus County Sheriff officer Cpl. Ronil “Ron” Singh took a picture with his wife Anamika and his five-month-old son. Here.

  12. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    My money is on the Celestials at this stage.
    They’ve built how many (Thirteen?) Chinese Police Stations in South Africa (I mean “Chinese Police/South Africa Friendship Stations”)

    I should imagine that Celestial methods of interrogation would make the infamous Bureau Of State Security look benevolent by comparison?

  13. Money quote from Roger’s link re Malibu becoming a “sanctuary” city:

    “Heck … we would be paralyzed and no one’s houses would be cleaned,” the former surf shop owner said.

  14. C.L.

    Michael Cohen makes fun of McLatchy “report” on Twitter:

    Michael [email protected]

    I hear #Prague #CzechRepublic is beautiful in the summertime. I wouldn’t know as I have never been. #Mueller knows everything!

    The tinfoil Democrats have arrived to clarify his denial:

    Michael Coh[email protected]

    NO.
    ——————-

    Scott [email protected]
    [email protected] the shit, Michael. You think it’s cute to say you’ve never been to Prague when it could be a suburb of Prague or on the outskirts. Answer this question, smart guy: Have you ever been in the Czech Republic ever? For any reason? At any time? Ever?
    976 replies 842 retweets 2,030 likes

  15. C.L.

    That’s right, folks.
    The left is now arguing that, sure, Cohen wasn’t in Prague Prague.
    But he may have been on the outskirts.

    On the other hand, they believe Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch discussed the weather at Phoenix airport during the election campaign. Case closed.

  16. Roger

    “Heck … we would be paralyzed and no one’s houses would be cleaned,” the former surf shop owner said.

    Australian version justifying mass 3rd world immigration:

    “Heck…we would be paralyzed and no one’s bottoms would be cleaned”, the former surf shop owner said.

  17. Infidel Tiger

    “Heck … we would be paralyzed and no one’s houses would be cleaned,” the former surf shop owner said.

    Heaven forbid they pay real wages to Americans.

  18. Roger

    “Heck…it’s demographic suicide, but at least our houses will be clean.”

  19. Other key information from Roger’s link:

    Malibu is about 92% white and one of L.A. County’s wealthiest cities.
    Only about 6% of Malibu is Latino

    During the meeting, Rosenthal read a letter from a resident who couldn’t attend; …
    Our city depends on a Hispanic population to support our comfortable lifestyle,” Rosenthal read.

    the sanctuary movement has simply been a push to get people without legal status more involved in government. In places such as San Francisco, local governments have begun to cut ties with federal immigration officials and have refused to fully cooperate with them.

    Buried in the article is this gem:

    …most of the relatively few residents who spoke up several hours into a late-night meeting expressed opposition to declaring Malibu a sanctuary city.

  20. Cohen was convicted of lying to the Feds. Not sure why you believe his word on Twitter.

    And no, before you ark up, I wouldn’t trust his word on the witness stand at trial either. That’s why Mueller is taking his time gathering evidence so that he doesn’t need Cohen’s endlessly self-serving testimony.

  21. thefrollickingmole

    On the other hand, they believe Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch discussed the weather at Phoenix airport during the election campaign. Case closed.

    And Bills multiple flights to the island lair of a convicted prostatot peddler who secured a conviction deal so lenient its unbelievable were just to select a new humidor for his extensive cigar collection.

  22. Callie:

    Nothing beats gangrene. Nothing.

    That sounds like a dare, Calli.
    Are you sure you want to go there?

  23. pete m

    lol monty – maybe he’s taping Cohen’s dog barking for the killer clues!

  24. thefrollickingmole

    Mullerween, already..?

    Keep moving those army groups towards Berlin, Steiner is about to spring his trap on the Russians soon….

  25. Tel

    There you go, four types of debt as a ratio to M1.

    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/graph/fredgraph.png?g=mw5K

    Conclusion: recession is some way off and the Fed seems to have gotten away with it. The credit leverage situation is reasonably stable in the scheme of things. Debt successfully monetized!

  26. Roger

    During the meeting, Rosenthal read a letter from a resident who couldn’t attend; …
    “Our city depends on a Hispanic population to support our comfortable lifestyle,” Rosenthal read.

    That should read “our city depends on an illegal Hispanic population to support our comfortable lifestyle”…if they employed legal Hispanics they’d have to pay them proper wages.

  27. Andreas

    The left is now arguing that, sure, Cohen wasn’t in Prague Prague.
    But he may have been on the outskirts.

    Clearly he met the Wussians in Prague, Oklahoma.

  28. johanna

    “Heck … we would be paralyzed and no one’s houses would be cleaned,” the former surf shop owner said.

    Yeah, I always wonder when I see those US House Hunters episodes how the lady of the house is going to keep the five bedrooms and bathrooms and quarter acre living room/kitchen and 3,000 square feet of floor to ceiling windows and the six chandeliers and the pool and entertaining area clean.

    The answer must be that (a) these people are incredibly wealthy or (b) they are paying their cleaners next to nothing. Since the answer is rarely (a), it must be (b). To maintain a house like that paying Australian wages leaves you only with option (a).

    No wonder wealthy Republicans are at one with the Democrats on maintaining the flow of cheap illegal labour. Their wives would string them up otherwise.

  29. struth

    And no, before you ark up, I wouldn’t trust his word on the witness stand at trial either. That’s why Mueller is taking his time gathering evidence

    The understatement of the year.
    He’ll take another two years at least, with all the powers the FBI have, just to ascertain whether or not Cohen was even in the country, which they obviously haven’t done yet.
    It all takes time, so much fucking time.
    Yet Monty thinks it’s all perfectly understandable………………………..

    Keep dribbling bullshit until Trump is gone.
    That’s all they’re doing.
    A media cycle to placate left wing nutters and give them a reason to keep breathing.
    And keeping themselves out of the can in the process.

  30. jupes

    Mitch Marsh to save the day!

  31. Tel

    That should read “our city depends on an illegal Hispanic population to support our comfortable lifestyle”…if they employed legal Hispanics they’d have to pay them proper wages.

    And tax! And Social Security!

    But yeah, you do wonder how anyone can believe that one particular racial group is NECESSARY for an economy, without being extremely racist. Of course, he really means illegal cheap workers and merely associates that with a racial group.

  32. jupes

    How good is Jasprit Bumrah?

    He’s got to be the best fast bowler in the world at the minute.

  33. Leigh Lowe

    jupes

    #2893442, posted on December 28, 2018 at 1:12 pm

    Mitch Marsh to save the day!

    Mmmyes.
    Sounds plausible.

  34. egg_

    the President of the United States having conspired with a hostile foreign government to install him as their puppet

    Sounds like the logic of a basement dweller drone pilot.

  35. egg_

    I always wonder when I see those US House Hunters episodes how the lady of the house is going to keep the five bedrooms and bathrooms and quarter acre living room/kitchen and 3,000 square feet of floor to ceiling windows and the six chandeliers and the pool and entertaining area clean.

    How many Mexicans per square per hour does it take to clean?

  36. John Constantine

    SVL silver mines goes for a run in the quiet new year period.

    Not a lot of silver exposure on the asx, so a newsletter tip can make a minnow like this move, especially in silly season.

    Slightly disgruntled as i took a placement in these at the last cap raise and thought it was good trading to sell down the ords and only sit on the oppies. Long dated [ near three years to go] close to the money oppies, the SVLOB looking good for a silver gamble, but could have done better.

    Others preferred at todays prices.

  37. C.L.

    Wanted: Cronulla veterans.

    ABC Online: Melbourne beachgoers at Chelsea foreshore attacked, robbed by group of youths.

    A group of youths in Melbourne has been accused of attacking male beachgoers and stealing from the bags of swimmers in a series of incidents police have described as deeply disturbing.

    Police were last night called to Chelsea Beach, in Melbourne’s south-east, where the group is alleged to have assaulted five men, one with a glass bottle and others with a yellow plastic cricket bat.

    Police said the group — whose members were described as being of African appearance and aged in their late teens and early 20s — “approached” the unattended belongings of swimmers on the beach.

    A male swimmer who confronted them was assaulted by the group, which then fled with mobile phones and purses, police said.

    It is alleged they attacked three other men aged 25 to 30 shortly afterwards, stealing the mobile phone of one of them.

    Superintendent Sharon McKinnon said the attacks were unprovoked.

    She also said it was not unusual for there to be incidents on hot nights on the city’s beaches, especially involving young people.

  38. C.L.

    How good is Jasprit Bumrah

    I’ve never tried it.

  39. Infidel Tiger

    Very good intel that the African gangs terrorising Melb businesses are the paid henchmen of Sydney bikie gangs.

    Diversity is our strength.

  40. Leigh Lowe

    How good is Jasprit Bumrah?

    He’s got to be the best fast bowler in the world at the minute.

    Apart from Mitch Marsh of course.
    He is (ahem) “in a class of his own.”

  41. Infidel Tiger

    Those arrests followed Facebook posts urging vigilante groups be formed by members of the Vietnamese community to battle what was claimed to be increasing violence by youths of African appearance.

    The arrests were made after police were called to the Sunshine train station where they found a large group of youths at 10.30pm last night.

    Modern australia in a nutshell.

    We need Vietnamese immigrants to save us from the jungle bunnies.

  42. C.L.

    America’s oldest veteran – the cigar-smoking, whiskey-drinking Richard Overton – has died, aged 112.

  43. Tom

    She also said it was not unusual for there to be incidents on hot nights on the city’s beaches, especially involving young people.

    Translation: you’re on your own, poor dumb peasants. Vicpol won’t do its job on orders from the top office. PS: you’ll be immediately arrested if you try to fill the vacuum we’ve created.

  44. H B Bear

    I’ll bet most of the Mexicans in Cali are required by US agri-corps to make their horticulture businesses economic.

  45. John64

    Mitch Marsh departs after a glorious 9.

  46. Stimpson J. Cat

    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    This isn’t about the Wall, everybody knows that a Wall will work perfectly (In Israel the Wall works 99.9%). This is only about the Dems not letting Donald Trump & the Republicans have a win. They may have the 10 Senate votes, but we have the issue, Border Security. 2020!
    6:10 AM · Dec 28, 2018

  47. rickw

    She also said it was not unusual for there to be incidents on hot nights on the city’s beaches, especially involving young people.

    Jungle Bunny weather / Predator weather?!

    Can’t wait for winter.

  48. C.L.

    Richard Overton, pictured.
    Survived Pearl Harbour, Okinawa and Iwo Jima.

  49. Infidel Tiger

    Australian cricket is at its lowest point.

    Woeful

  50. MCG’s lacklustre ­wicket must be urgently fixed …

    The wicket seems ok for one of the teams.

  51. egg_

    Border Security. 2020!

    The Rust Belt deplorables* will win, again!

    *DepCon1

  52. Infidel Tiger

    Both teams can bowl only one can bat.

  53. thefrollickingmole

    Speaking of visas/ Vietnamese & the corruption of Australias rorting classes.

    I now have it on good authority (the horses mouth so to speak) a sham marriage for an Aussie visa will set you back around $100,000 now.
    Plus another 20 of legal fees and flights etc.

    Dots idea of a price on immigrants is already in use, only the money goes to those enterprising enough to do it themselves.

    Apparently this chap and his actual wife (but not on paper) make a living being “married” for visas.

  54. Leigh Lowe

    The days of Swampy Marsh plying the selectors with Vasse Felix at the annual fix-it BBQ during the Perth test are over.
    It has to be 1990 Grange from now on.

  55. Armadillo

    Death Giraffe is going to end up “Dead Giraffe” if he keeps this up.

    I’ll give him 10 points for thinking ahead though. Pushing that Model A around Perth is going to require enournous strength and fitness. It’s not as if he’ll have any help, as no one will want to be seen dead riding around in a Model A. He’ll be all on his Pat Malone. Might as well start the training now. By the time it’s finished in 10 years time, he should resemble the Incredible Hulk (provided the fungus doesn’t eat him from the feet up).

    #Iwontridewithyou

  56. rickw

    A male swimmer who confronted them was assaulted by the group, which then fled with mobile phones and purses, police said.

    Old Australia being beaten into submission by our latest cultural enrichment. In more civilised countries he would have been able to shoot the pricks.

  57. Leigh Lowe

    Australian cricket is at its lowest point.

    Woeful

    It’s ok because
    Australia cricket coach Justin Langer wants players to be good blokes who could ‘marry his daughters’

    Possibly among the top three most annoying characters in Australian sport, just behind Choc Mundane and Lisa Ondieki.
    The affected “I’m a great bloke” drawl totally shits me.

  58. zyconoclast

    The days of Swampy Marsh plying the selectors with Vasse Felix at the annual fix-it BBQ during the Perth test are over.

    Update: Vaseline required

  59. Leigh Lowe

    C.L.

    #2893468, posted on December 28, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    Richard Overton, pictured.
    Survived Pearl Harbour, Okinawa and Iwo Jima

    So many snowflake triggers in one photo.
    The stogie, the gun, the WW2 vet cap, the gas guzzler in the driveway, the $5.99 Walmart check shirt.

  60. Bear Necessities

    The only thing missing from Mr Overton’s photo is a blonde sitting on his knee.

  61. Leigh Lowe

    And so it begins.
    “Mitch Marsh’s bowling workload affects his batting”.
    Yeah, so he gets a game because he is a “handy bowler” but shouldn’t bowl too much because it makes him too tired to bat.
    Swampy’s mates are hitting the phones already.

  62. Infidel Tiger

    It’s ok because
    Australia cricket coach Justin Langer wants players to be good blokes who could ‘marry his daughters’

    The decline in Australian sport since skin fold measurements were chosen above ability has been astounding.

  63. Eyrie

    “Drone owners are just another casualty of Australian Bureaucrats obsession with being complete wankers at every opportunity.

    Any bushfire is replete with a large number of eagles and hawks riding the fire thermals searching for easy prey. How ever do fire fighting aircraft operate under these conditions??!!”

    Went with a mate to a drone conference in Dalby a couple of months ago. The ex CASA bloke running it reckoned aviation was safer because of regulation. Well I guess so, there is a lot less of it in Australia because of CASA regulation.

  64. Armadillo:

    Death Giraffe is going to end up “Dead Giraffe” if he keeps this up.

    I normally wouldn’t agree with you, but on this occasion I will.
    We could get a GoFundMe page going to buy him some donkeys to pull the Model XYZ around.
    We wouldn’t want DG to kark it in this festive season, would we?
    …and I hear the Libs have a donkey sale on ATM.

  65. Leigh Lowe

    The decline in Australian sport since skin fold measurements were chosen above ability has been astounding.

    No doubt there are scores of Gus Gilmours and Derek Kicketts running around minor comps with a swag of rejection letters in their kit-bags.

  66. Infidel Tiger

    Jeremy McGovern looks like a normal bloke but is an absolute freak footy player.

    Snuck through the system.

    Merv Hughes wouldn’t bet a look in these days. The Waugh Twins never ever went to the gym. Got fit by batting.

  67. Just looking at the Data Dashboard Table for electrickery in Australia. Is there a table I can refer to to get % of capacity? One that included price would be helpful. I understand that generating capacity will increase with price, but cannot find it.
    Ta.

  68. Anne

    Bless their little Deep State HAARP.

  69. Anne

    Has the Cabal just taken out a Power Plant in Queens, New York?

    The skies lit blue. Certainly doesn’t look like a normal explosion.

    https://breaking911.com/happening-now-mysterious-blue-lights-flood-sky-over-nyc-as-queens-residents-report-explosions/

  70. Elle

    Inner city Sydney near Hyde Park – SWAT vehicles and numerous police cars just speed past my office, sirens blasting. Can’t find anything on-line yet.

  71. Leigh Lowe

    Merv Hughes wouldn’t bet a look in these days. The Waugh Twins never ever went to the gym. Got fit by batting.

    And Dougie Walters?
    Nup.
    Gets into ALL the sponsors products … CUB and Benson and Hedges.

  72. egg_

    We could get a GoFundMe page going to buy him some donkeys to pull the Model XYZ around.

    M0nster?

  73. Infidel Tiger

    Has always pissed me off that Keith Miller is lionised by the same people who want to ban smoking, drinking and rooting.

  74. H B Bear

    The decline in Australian sport since skin fold measurements were chosen above ability has been astounding.

    Inverse relationship between the number of coaches, player salaries and performance. Just like the Australian education system really.

  75. Roger

    Matthew Wade is averaging 63 in the Shield.

    Yet whenever commentators discuss who deserves a look-in he’s never mentioned.

  76. RobK

    From AEMO dashboard:

    AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

    Possible intervention to manage power system security in South Australia (SA) Region

    The synchronous generating units expected to be synchronised in SA from 29/12/2018 0100 hrs to 29/12/2018 0830 hrs in Pre-dispatch published at 28/12/2018 1300 hrs are inadequate to maintain sufficient system strength in SA and hence a secure operating state. 

    AEMO currently estimates that, in the absence of sufficient market response by 28/12/2018 1600 hrs, AEMO may need to intervene by issuing a direction requiring one or more SA synchronous generating unit(s) to operate or remain synchronised to maintain power system security in SA.

    Extra cost to customers to have RE.

  77. Death Giraffe

    Why are armadillos so unkind?

  78. P

    Anne #2893500, posted on December 28, 2018 at 3:14 pm
    https://breaking911.com/happening-now-mysterious-blue-lights-flood-sky-over-nyc-as-queens-residents-report-explosions/

    Anne, you probably wont believe it but this came up on my home page just after I’d watched “We are the plan” -‘some of us see it, some of us feel it’ or something like that, and it had the blue electrifying light at the start.
    I had just finished an hour long video Trump exposes Queen Elizabeth’s secret plan to take over the world. This link was on the open thread of The Last Refuge today, so I then began to check out Q again.

  79. Mark from Melbourne

    Why are armadillos so unkind?

    Because Giraffes are freaking huge creatures renowned for their anti-social attitudes and bad foot fungi?

  80. Zyconoclast

    Yet whenever commentators discuss who deserves a look-in he’s never mentioned.

    Obviously not worthy to marry Langers daughters

  81. Roger

    Australia still plagued by destructive policies of John Howard, our worst prime minister

    Something Lefties and conservatives can find common ground on.

  82. Armadillo

    There’s a bloke I have a beer with at the local Bowlo who is a sound engineer. Top of his field and does gigs for top Aussie and sometimes visiting international acts. Also a very accomplished guitarist. Not quite a Phil Emanual, but not far off it.

    Guys a bit of a “Mad Proffessor” after having 2 car accidents and suffering anxiety and depression. His solution was to get a psychology degree so he could deal with his own problems. He now helps others via a website. All round nice guy.

    He’s got a recording studio at home, and has recorded cicadas backwards. He’s then played the recording forward at half speed into the garden. Makes the noisy bastards go completely silent for a good hour. Him and a mate have also been experimenting a similar system for dealing with bats. Now looking at hooking it up to a motion sensor system or playing it at a frequency unable to be heard by the human ear.

    Interesting stuff. Makes you wonder how many other pests might be suceptible. Mice, rats, pidgeons, rabbits, crop eating birds, flies, toads (or even carp with an underwater microphone). If you could “crack the animal code” it would have enournous implications.

    I’ve suggested he consider an alternate approach as well. Maybe the “Pied Piper Theory”. Maybe you might want to lure, rather than repel. For example, feral pigs, cats or perhaps cane toads to a place of entrapment. Or even a “mustering tool” for cattle or sheep with a sound system mounted on the back of a quad bike.

    This stuff has been around for years with varying degrees of success. Everything from the duck whistle and scarecrow to vibrations and scents. What’s interesting is a sound engineer manufacturing sounds using different sounds (backwards or forwards), differing speeds and sound frequencies.

    Might be a worthy field of research for Miss A when she finishes her BOS.

    Much more productive than watching Giraffe videos on how to lose a bucket of sweat for no discernible reason. Chainsawing off his own head would make him 10 pounds lighter and much more attractive. Viewers also wouldn’t have to waste 10 minutes of their lives listening to that horrible Kiwi accent. I turned off at the two minute mark. At least with the “chainsaw version”, I’d get to watch through to the end.

  83. Infidel Tiger

    I never believed id see such a weak Australian cricket team.

    Awful.

  84. Bruce of Newcastle

    inadequate to maintain sufficient system strength in SA

    Current problem child is NSW – we are using nearly 11 GW. Wholesale price $283/MWh.
    It’ll be fun next week. The blocking high in the Tasman Sea looks like remaining all next week.
    Those cheap Chinese air conditioners are going to get a real workout.
    Likewise the grid.

  85. Tom

    The follow-on is now as stigmatised is surfing in the monsoon or dancing in the rain. All because modern bowlers are mummy’s boys who need a beauty rest before they perform. The spirit of Lillee and Tommo is dead, even on the Injun side.

  86. Mark from Melbourne

    Why would you not enforce the follow-on, unless you were given the word by the promoters that they’d like there to be a day 4, with some crowd?

  87. Death Giraffe

    Play this in your backyard.
    Keep any living thing away for a ten mile radius.
    Would you take car advice ftom one of these?

  88. Mark from Melbourne

    The follow-on is now as stigmatised is surfing in the monsoon or dancing in the rain. All because modern bowlers are mummy’s boys who need a beauty rest before they perform.

    True, but they’ve been in the field for all of TWO sessions!

  89. Jim Williams

    Arky, you are probably at the age when advice from old blokes is not well received, but here goes. Running long distances on hot days makes your heart work extra hard (synergestic effect),for no good reason.

    Better for health, fitness weight loss, and beneficial mental/emotional wellbeing to run in the early morning, or night time, if you can avoid getting mugged.

    Hate to lose your great posts on the Cat, to a blown coronary head gasket or top hose.

  90. Zyconoclast

    Those cheap Chinese air conditioners are going to get a real workout.

    That’s why you buy A/C made in Japan.

  91. Armadillo

    Why are armadillos so unkind?

    We keep a list. Payback is an integral part of the Armadillo “Code of Honour”. I’m hoping to earn my golden shell.

  92. Bruce of Newcastle

    Interesting stuff. Makes you wonder how many other pests might be suceptible.

    Lovesick male koels go on and on and on. There’s a YT vid of a guy recording a koel with his phone, then playing it back at him at max volume. Shut him up beautifully.

  93. Death Giraffe

    I’m hoping to earn my golden shell

    ..
    Does that come before or after the pink fairy shell?
    ..
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rGKDwMErB_U

  94. Senile Old Guy

    Hazlewood gone for a duck! Australia all out for 151.

    Pathetic. India leads by 300. Obvious how this goes.

  95. Leigh Lowe

    Fill up with petrol and stock up on 7-Eleven Slurpees now.
    After tomorrow Indian shop attendants will be insufferably uppity.

  96. Roger

    I never believed id see such a weak Australian cricket team.

    You’re too young to remember the 1980s then?

  97. Armadillo

    I’m starting a new page to detail your insults and indiscretions, Death. FFS, it’s not even New Year.

  98. rickw

    Australia still plagued by destructive policies of John Howard, our worst prime minister

    Yep, third world immigration ramped up and the means of dealing with the consequences banned.

    Far reaching with dire consequences.

  99. Makka

    You’re too young to remember the 1980s then?

    How many times did we see the lonely figure of AB making his way to the crease at 3 or 4 with Australia 2/25 or something. To face some sweaty Windies giant intent on taking his head off. It was a rough period.

  100. Death Giraffe

    What?
    All I can hear is this

  101. H B Bear

    Australia still plagued by destructive policies of John Howard, our worst prime

    Right conclusion but largely for all the wrong reasons. Hard to take a j’ismist called Crispin seriously.

    Howard’s legacy is looking more ragged with the passage of time, except among the blue rinse, dyed in the wool Lieborals who don’t realise the party is falling down around their ears.

  102. Infidel Tiger

    Imagine Jasprit Bumrah coming through the Australian system. They would have canned him long ago with that action.

    Not a chance.

  103. Death Giraffe

    Jasprit Bumrah

    ..
    I believe you catch that from handling pink fairy armadillos without boiling them first.

  104. Fisky

    Right conclusion but largely for all the wrong reasons. Hard to take a j’ismist called Crispin seriously.

    If we are ever to bring down the Big Australia Ponzi economy and put this country on the right footing again, we will need to forge a cross-partisan coalition. Anyway, leaving aside a few details, the overarching diagnosis of why we’re stuffed is pretty good –

    Let’s go wider afield. On housing affordability, Howard introduced the capital-gains-tax concession; bolstered the first-home buyers’ grant; and boosted immigration – all putting pressure on housing demand. Investor entry into the housing market took off from the moment the capital-gains-tax concession began. We wallow helplessly in the backwash of these idiotic decisions.

    Speaking of tax, Howard introduced the over-60 superannuation tax holiday, other super concessions, family payments to middle-income households, age-based tax concessions, and lots of income-tax breaks for middle to higher-income households. These have been difficult if not impossible to wind back and have increased inequality in Australia.

    In short, Howard squandered the mining boom on buying votes and allowing miners to be lightly taxed.

  105. Roger

    How many times did we see the lonely figure of AB making his way to the crease at 3 or 4 with Australia 2/25 or something.

    Given the dire situations he so often came on to face up to, Border’s record is phenomenal.

    Alas, nobody seems to have his type of grit anymore.

  106. DrBeauGan

    In short, Howard squandered the mining boom on buying votes and allowing miners to be lightly taxed.

    Whereas he should have taxed miners into oblivion.

    He had many failings but looks good compared with his successors.

  107. calli

    m0nty
    #2893378, posted on December 28, 2018 at 11:45 am
    When I think of the privileged Boomer effwits I wish would just pop their clogs (peacefully) and leave the rest of us to get on with living in the modern world with all its complex delights, an image much like that of David Flint appears in my mind.

    Seriously?

    He was born in ‘38. The oldest Boomer evah!

    Try the (Not So) Silent Generation.

  108. mh

    Going to catch up now on the day’s cricket. I’m hoping Australia are putting together a handy middle order partnership.

    Aussie Aussie Aussie….

  109. DrBeauGan

    He was born in ‘38. The oldest Boomer evah!

    Making him 80 and twice as sharp as m0nty. Probably more.

  110. Senile Old Guy

    Going to catch up now on the day’s cricket. I’m hoping Australia are putting together a handy middle order partnership.

    Hahaha! Seriously?

  111. H B Bear

    Investor entry into the housing market took off from the moment the capital-gains-tax concession began.

    The capital gains tax “concession” was largely an accounting change to simplify the insane record keeping requirements of Keating’s CGT indexation rules to ensure that tax is only applied to gains in excess of inflation.

  112. calli

    Bother…I bit.

    Naughty corner for me.

  113. Fisky

    Hooray for Big Australia! Flammable cladding and collapsing walls is our Strength!

    It’s Okay to Be Green
    It’s Okay to Be Green
    @Nettythe1st
    “A damning 2015 report from Engineers Australia found that 85% of new strata units were defective on completion and the certification system in NSW had “broken down”.”

  114. H B Bear

    In short, Howard squandered the mining boom on buying votes and allowing miners to be lightly taxed.

    The Liars, on the other hand, would have tipped it into the black holes of health and education via their unionised maaates.

  115. dover_beach

    leave the rest of us to get on with living in the modern world with all its complex delights,

    Amusing ignorance.

  116. In short, Howard squandered the mining boom on buying votes and allowing miners to be lightly taxed.

    The transition of the Cat to being the voice of the DLP is pretty much complete.

  117. Death Giraffe

    Try the (Not So) Silent Generation.

    ..
    Rename all these generations:
    2000 to present: Generation Z. – Generation the Last.
    1980 to 2000: Millennials – Generation Indoctrinated.
    1965 to 1979: Generation X – Generation Couldn’t be Arsed
    1946 to 1964: Baby Boomers – Generation Degenerate.
    1925 to 1945: Silent Generation- The Surly Generation.
    1900 to 1924: G.I. Generation- Generation Memorial Garden Fertiliser.

  118. JC

    Elle
    #2893502, posted on December 28, 2018 at 3:16 pm
    Inner city Sydney near Hyde Park – SWAT vehicles and numerous police cars just speed past my office, sirens blasting. Can’t find anything on-line yet.

    It was on the news. Someone was found smoking a cigarette in the outside area of a cafe.

  119. thefrollickingmole

    If only someone had a clue as to what was driving prices so insane…

    anyone?

    Buller?
    Buller?
    Buller?

    UK hit by 57 energy price rises in 2018 as cap looms
    This year is worst for number of increases, with average of £74 added to annual dual fuel bills

    This year has proved the worst ever for the number of price rises energy suppliers have inflicted on consumers.

    Energy firms announced a total of 57 price increases in 2018 compared with 15 last year, according to new analysis.

    Some of the challenger firms upped tariffs as many as three times across the year and several of the big six that dominate the market raised them twice. Altogether, an average of £74 was added to annual dual fuel bills.

    The worst offender was Economy Energy, which hit its 250,000 customers with a 38% price rise in October, equivalent to a £311 increase.
    The firm recently reassured households it was trading normally after it missed a deadline for paying renewable energy subsidies, which is usually a sign a firm is struggling. Eight suppliers have collapsed this year.

    The next four worst offenders for price rises were all small suppliers. Scottish Power was the worst of the big six, with a total increase of 9.4%, or £109 extra a year, closely followed by the market leader, British Gas.

    Lily Green, the head of research at the auto-switching service Look After My Bills, which compiled the figures, said: “Small and large energy companies are raising prices across the board and not just once – but two or three times a year. People can’t be expected to keep up with it all.”

    The number of energy suppliers has almost tripled in the past five years, with challenger firms seizing around a fifth of the market share.

    In 2013 there were only six price rises. Even after stripping out the effect of more players in the industry, 2018 was a record year for the number of increases.

    Prices have been pushed up by spiralling wholesale electricity and gas costs facing suppliers, which are the single biggest component of energy bills.

    Gas prices, which usually decline in summer as demand goes down, continued to rise across the summer as companies bought supplies to replenish storage facilities run down by the cold snap at the end of last winter. The price of carbon in the EU, which feeds through to energy costs, has also been high because of anticipated carbon trading reforms taking effect in January.

    Around 11m households on default tariffs will experience some relief on 1 January, when the government’s price cap takes effect. The measure is expected to save those homes an average of £76 a year.

    However, customers of the small suppliers Fischer Energy, Pure Planet and Outfox the Market, which price below the cap, can all expect increases in January.

  120. jupes

    I think Pat Cummins disagrees with my statement that Bumrah is the best fast bowler in the world!

  121. Senile Old Guy

    India having their own collapse but still lead by 325.

  122. Snoopy

    Did Monty’s fabulous multi million dollar property portfolio have Boomer origins?

  123. Elle

    It was on the news. Someone was found smoking a cigarette in the outside area of a cafe.

    Hehe

  124. Elle

    Bother…I bit.

    Calli, you don’t bite very hard. More effort please.

  125. Lindsay Shepherd being sued by the two academics who invented a complaint against her, so she recorded the “discipline” meeting they forced her to attend.

  126. Tel

    In short, Howard squandered the mining boom on buying votes and allowing miners to be lightly taxed.

    That’s been clearly proven wrong, if you check both the price of minerals on the commodity market and the price of Perth real-estate (as an indirect indicator of boom) you see those were both high many years after Howard was booted. What’s more, the ALP’s genius mining tax never collected much because the big companies like BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Xtrata would not allow it.

    The miners pay the same tax as any other corporation, and there’s no reason they should be taxed any differently. The mineral royalties are set by the states and Howard wasn’t in any position to mess with that, although the redistributional nature of the GST formula might operate as a discouragement to those states that pick up significant royalties (WA being the obvious example). Since that GST formula gets tinkered and jiggered all the freaking time, there’s blame for all parties in that one. Every state should simply get back what they earn, simple formula, end of story.

  127. Boambee John

    Death Giraffe
    #2893387, posted on December 28, 2018 at 11:52 am
    If Monty hates boomers I may have to modify my view of them.
    Can anyone help me with some positive boomer attributes so I don’t have to stay in agreeance with the commie swine? (no offence intended Monty)

    Let me give you another negative about Boomers.

    m0nty’s parents were probably Boomers.

    m0nty is so stupid that he doesn’t realize that he keeps wishing for his parents to die.

    Or perhaps he is so evil that he really does wish for his parents to die.

  128. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Did Monty’s fabulous multi million dollar property portfolio have Boomer origins?

    That’s different – a sizable inheritance is the rightful due of your typical Fascist hyena.

  129. Tel

    Lindsay Shepherd being sued by the two academics who invented a complaint against her, so she recorded the “discipline” meeting they forced her to attend.

    You can quickly understand why all attempts at compromise and negotiation with such people end in failure.

  130. Death Giraffe

    m0nty’s parents were probably Boomers.

    ..
    Leave the Monty olds out of it.
    They have suffered enough.

  131. mh

    Orange Man Bad

    Chuck Schumer
    @SenSchumer
    It’s Christmas Eve and President
    @realDonaldTrump
    is plunging the country into chaos. The stock market is tanking and the President is waging a personal war on the Federal Reserve—after he just fired the Secretary of Defense.
    4:37 AM · Dec 25, 2018

    Nancy Pelosi
    @NancyPelosi
    It’s Christmas Eve and
    @realDonaldTrump
    is plunging the country into chaos. The stock market is tanking and the president is waging a personal war on the Federal Reserve — after he just fired the Secretary of Defense. #TrumpShutdown
    5:00 AM · Dec 25, 2018

  132. Muddy

    Strangely, the obviously white supremacist Antarctican sporting teams have still not been banned.

  133. calli

    Eek. Are Pelosi and Schumer Borg-driven?

    Don’t answer. It’s obvious.

  134. Infidel Tiger

    Given the dire situations he so often came on to face up to, Border’s record is phenomenal.

    Alas, nobody seems to have his type of grit anymore.

    My favourite Australian batsman ever.

    His record against the Windies is freakish.

  135. Infidel Tiger

    Imagine what our bowlers could do with two good batsman in the line up?

    Smith and Warner should have their cocks sandpapered for what they have wrought.

  136. Infidel Tiger

    leave the rest of us to get on with living in the modern world with all its complex delights,

    The progressive mindset is so naive and child like.

    Currently reading Nassim Taleb’s Skin In the Game. Absolutely brilliant book, and without doubt the best bits deal with the Montys of this world who are entirely clueless to how history has shaped us.

  137. Senile Old Guy

    STUMPS: India is 5-54, leading by 346

    Australia has no hope.

  138. After randomly assembled unidentifiable thieves struck at a St.Kilda beach, we now have a daylight brawl
    between religiously unknowable groups men from the kebab capitals of the Middle East.
    Police are urging the public to go to the beach. Safety in numbers must be the reasoning.

  139. thefrollickingmole

    Currently reading Nassim Taleb’s Skin In the Game. Absolutely brilliant book

    Seconded, fantastic read and does a good job of explaining why so many apparently clever people make such idiotic decisions about “others” who arent them.

    Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Verified account

    @nntaleb
    6h6 hours ago
    More Nassim Nicholas Taleb Retweeted Ramona
    Performance
    Real world performance

    Nassim Nicholas Taleb added,
    Ramona

    @ramonarobot
    Replying to @nntaleb
    What is a good indicator (if any) to predict good performance?
    37 replies 48 retweets 349 likes
    Reply 37 Retweet 48 Like 349

  140. Confused Old Misfit

    1925 to 1945: Silent Generation- The Surly Generation.

    You’re bloody well right!
    Aussie cricket team = 11 Beta Males. They need more diversity.

  141. calli

    I suspect there are many no-hopers sweating on their parents dying.

    It has been ever thus.

    It’s the shamelessness that’s disturbing.

  142. Confused Old Misfit

    Smith and Warner should have their cocks sandpapered for what they have wrought.

    With 40 grit.

  143. Mark from Melbourne

    Australia has no hope.

    Rain… of which there is forecast to be some (but not enough methinks).

    Makes Kohli’s decision even more inscrutable. All he has done is waste valuable time.

  144. Confused Old Misfit

    Chinese schools make pupils wear micro-chipped uniforms to thwart truancy

    Bloody good idea too!

  145. Infidel Tiger

    Frolickingmole: Skin in The Game will be studiously avoided by all that should read it.

    It would hurt them too much.

  146. thefrollickingmole

    Taleb just taught me an awesome new word…

    Pedophrasty
    Definition: Argument involving children to prop up a rationalization and make the opponent look like an asshole, as people are defenseless and suspend all skepticism in front of suffering children: nobody has the heart to question the authenticity or source of the reporting. Often done with the aid of pictures.
    Pedophrasty has its most effects on actors, journalists and similar types who are intellectually insecure, deprived of critical judgment, and afraid of being classified as violators of some norm of political correctness.

    Im pretty sure hes seen monty posting here as well, heres some of his other titles.

    Bigoteering
    Originates with Tim Ferriss, describes tagging someone (or someone’s opinions) as “racist”, “chauvinist” or somethinglikeit-ist in situations where these are not warranted.
    ….
    Nabothizing
    Production of false accusation, just as Jezebel did to dispossess Naboth.

    In many legal systems, since Hammurabi’s code, calumnies and false accusations are punished as if the accuser committed the infractions himself. (Obviously, there is a need for symmetry: penalties for crimes are proportion to the crime, hence inflicting such penalty on an innocent person should be penalized under the same logic).
    ….
    Partializing
    Exploiting the unsavory attributes of one party in a conflict without revealing those of the other party . Example: “He is a dictator”, giving the illusion that the alternative is the Swedish parliament not some worse faction.

    ….

  147. Leigh Lowe

    Senile Old Guy

    #2893594, posted on December 28, 2018 at 6:13 pm

    STUMPS: India is 5-54, leading by 346

    Australia has no hope

    Probably not.
    Dropped and missed catches cost them 70 runs in India’s first dig, and the chance to get into the tail and go through them.
    And if … a big if … just one Aussie gets 80 instead of 20 that knocks 130 minimum off that lead, at just over 200 right now.

  148. Senile Old Guy

    And if … a big if … just one Aussie gets 80 instead of 20 that knocks 130 minimum off that lead, at just over 200 right now.

    Dreaming! I predict another collapse.

  149. Anthony

    Has there ever been a more appropriately named DH than this Indian E Coli?

  150. bespoke

    Death Giraffe
    #2893532, posted on December 28, 2018 at 4:03 pm
    I’m hoping to earn my golden shell
    ..
    Does that come before or after the pink fairy shell?
    ..
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rGKDwMErB_U

    Pink Fairy Armadillo

    LOL! Arky wins. It’s more freakily grotesque then I imagined.

  151. Leigh Lowe

    Confused Old Misfit

    #2893600, posted on December 28, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Smith and Warner should have their cocks sandpapered for what they have wrought.

    With 40 grit.

    Angle grinder.

  152. Infidel Tiger

    Has there ever been a more appropriately named DH than this Indian E Coli?

    Best player in the world.

    We only hate him because he is brilliant and plays how we should.

  153. Leigh Lowe

    Best player in the world.

    We only hate him because he is brilliant and plays how we should.

    No, no.
    Justin Langer wants players who could marry his son.

  154. Top Ender

    Sydney again:

    A Sydney bus driver has been sprayed in the face at least six times with what’s believed to be capsicum spray in an attack described by police as “despicable”.

    A State Transit Authority bus was being driven along Oxford Street in Sydney’s inner east about 10.30pm on Thursday when the driver stopped and told a man waiting at the bus stop he could not get on because it was full.

    The man, who sat on the dash of the bus, began to abuse the 38-year-old driver before spraying him in the face with a chemical, suspected to be capsicum spray, and fleeing the scene, police said.

    Detective Superintendent Gavin Wood said the man sprayed the bus driver in the face at least six times which resulted in the driver becoming incapacitated.

    The 38-year-old began having trouble breathing and was treated at the scene by paramedics.

    Oz

  155. Roger

    Smith and Warner should have their cocks sandpapered for what they have wrought.

    Balls would be more appropriate, surely.

  156. Roger

    Smith and Warner should have their cocks sandpapered for what they have wrought.

    Surely their balls would be more appropriate?

    Bancroft could do the deed.

    Not one of them would ever consider ball tampering again after it.

  157. Crossie

    And no, before you ark up, I wouldn’t trust his word on the witness stand at trial either. That’s why Mueller is taking his time gathering evidence

    The understatement of the year.
    He’ll take another two years at least, with all the powers the FBI have, just to ascertain whether or not Cohen was even in the country, which they obviously haven’t done yet.
    It all takes time, so much fucking time.

    The point of whole investigation is not to find proof of Trump’s non-existent collusion with the Russians. The idea is to keep the focus off Hillary and her real law-breaking with her personal email server while she was the Secretary of State. Not only was the sever unsecured and most likely hacked by every other country’s spies but Obama communicated with her using a pseudonym and over the same unsecured server.

    Hillary broke the law, Obama broke the law and everyone around them knew it and covered it up. MSM are curiously uncurious about the whole thing but salivate at every feint from Mueller.

  158. Leigh Lowe

    The worst possible result for Australia is that Swampy’s boys both cobble together fifties loaded with dropped catches, thick edges and french cuts.
    That will justify another three years in the test team.

  159. Roger

    Smith and Warner should have their cocks sandpapered for what they have wrought.

    Their b^lls would be more appropriate, surely?

    Bancroft could do the deed.

    Not one of them will ever consider b^ll tampering again.

  160. Confused Old Misfit

    Justin Langer wants players who could marry his son.

    Is Langer Minor a switch hitter?

  161. The Poject doing a giggly puff piece with Jacinda Adern.
    Put your food to the side. Vomit inducing.
    Oh gosh! Isn’t she just wonderful.

  162. jupes

    No, no.
    Justin Langer wants players who could marry his son.

    It would be funny if one of his daughters married Usman Kuwaja.

  163. thefrollickingmole

    So hows that opening up the services to ladies working for you?? (US version, Im sure ours is worse)

    A record 16 out of 100 Navy women are reassigned from ships to shore duty due to pregnancy, according to data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group.

    Overall, women unexpectedly leave their stations on Navy ships as much as 50 percent more frequently to return to land duty, according to documents obtained from the Navy. The statistics were compiled by the Navy Personnel Command at the request of TheDCNF, covering the period from January 2015 to September 2016.

    The evacuation of pregnant women is costly for the Navy. Jude Eden, a nationally known author about women in the military who served in 2004 as a Marine deployed to Iraq, said a single transfer can cost the Navy up to $30,000 for each woman trained for a specific task, then evacuated from an active duty ship and sent to land. That figure translates into $115 million in expenses for 2016 alone.

    “This is an avoidable cost and expense, leaving a gap for other people to pick up the work slack,” Eden said.

    “A pregnancy takes you out of action for about two years. And there’s no replacement,” said Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, a nonpartisan public policy organization. “So everybody else has to work all that harder,” adding that on small ships and on submarines, “you really have a potential crew disaster.”

    Navy Lt. Cmdr. Nathan Christensen told TheDCNF the Navy tries to plan for the unplanned.

    “Just as we deal with other unplanned manning losses due to injury or other hardships, we work to ensure that pregnant service members are taken care of and that commands are equipped to fulfill their missions when an unexpected loss occurs,” he said.

    In January 2015, 3,335 women were pregnant aboard military vessels, representing about 14 percent of the 23,735 women then serving such duty, according to the data.

    But by August 2016 that number reached nearly 16 percent, an all-time high. The Navy reported that 3,840 of the 24,259 women sailors who were aboard Navy ships were pregnant.

  164. thefrollickingmole

    In May 2015, Admiral Michelle Howard announced a quota of 25 percent of women on all ships. “We’re going back and looking at the ships — all of them — and what percentage of women are on the ships. Over time, we’ll modernize them to make sure we get to about 25 percent on each ship,” she said.

    Former Navy Secretary Ray Mabus in September 2015 pushed the new policy, stating that the Navy SEALs and all other combat jobs in the Navy should be open to women, with no exemptions as part of the Pentagon’s new “gender-neutral” employment policy.

  165. Infidel Tiger

    The NSW drinks container deposit scheme has cost consumers about $250 million in increased prices.

    I live in hope that one day we will have mass public executions of the ruling class.

    It will be a pious yet joyous occasion

  166. thefrollickingmole

    Hahahahahahahahah
    AHHHH hahahahahahahahahah

    In the annals of leftist self flagellation long may this day live.

    Greatest Female Tennis Player in History Martina Navratilova Says That It’s Not Fair for Men to Compete Against Women; Trans Activists Attack Her Until She Deletes the Tweet and Apologizes


    ‘Clearly that can’t be right. You can’t just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women. There must be some standards, and having a penis and competing as a woman would not fit that standard,’ tweeted Martina.

    Martina’s main accuser is Dr Rachel McKinnon, an academic philosopher, transgender activist and competitive cyclist who won a women’s event at the UCI Masters Track World Championship, earlier this year. McKinnon, who I will refer to as ‘he’ and ‘him’ as his behavior appears to me to be classic male machismo, demanded that Navratilova apologize and criticized the comments. Martina did apologize, and deleted the tweet, but this was not anywhere near good enough.

  167. Roger

    “A pregnancy takes you out of action for about two years. And there’s no replacement,” said Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, a nonpartisan public policy organization. “So everybody else has to work all that harder,” adding that on small ships and on submarines, “you really have a potential crew disaster.”

    So neither the US politicians nor the navv brass, who mandated and implemented the affirmative action policy respectively, considered its impact upon…ahem, manning levels?

  168. Tintarella di Luna

    Martina did apologize, and deleted the tweet, but this was not anywhere near good enough.

    Martina is a craven sell-out, certainly doesn’t have the courage to tell the truth and stand by it, in short, she’s no Margaret Court

  169. Roger

    I live in hope that one day we will have mass public executions of the ruling class.

    A day of reckoning, you might say.

    Macron already has a helicopter on standby in anticipation…

  170. John Constantine

    Weekend blitz in Bordertown saw 230 drivers carrying an average two kilos of fruit each fined the 375 dollar fine for bringing vicco fruit into South Australia.

    Hundy grand from stale pale car drivers better business than intervention between Apex Predators and the proles that deny their right to share wealth.

  171. Infidel Tiger

    The Macron/Turnbullist type is surely the harbinger of a great reckoning.

    This can’t go on.

  172. Armadillo

    Wow. Any Cat budding psychoanalysts about?

    It’s a pretty amazing interview with a British ISIS “fighter”. Make up your own mind.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=d0EeZi7zf-Q

  173. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    “A pregnancy takes you out of action for about two years. And there’s no replacement,”

    So, a certain Australian politician, who was pregnant twice in ten years of service, would have rendered how much effective service?

  174. Armadillo

    I challenge anyone to tell me ISIS isn’t of “the left”.

  175. Woolfe

    Obviously planned parenthood need to have a presence on the ships.

  176. Armadillo

    Over time, we’ll modernize them to make sure we get to about 25 percent on each ship,” she said.

    The obvious answer is to put all the Sheliahs on the one ship? Tie it to the dock and use it as a floating office.

  177. jupes

    So, a certain Australian politician, who was pregnant twice in ten years of service, would have rendered how much effective service?

    Zero.

  178. Armadillo

    If the Yanks haven’t got any unseaworthy vessels, we could swap them for one that actually floats.

  179. Mother Lode

    A Sydney bus driver has been sprayed in the face at least six times with what’s believed to be capsicum spray in an attack described by police as “despicable”.

    They described it as ‘despicable’ because they could not describe it as ‘a top priority’.

    This is because they are missing one vital piece of information – that information being proof that the miscreants are Anglo-Saxon male Christians.

    Once that is procured they will pull vast numbers of police off RBT and speed trap duties to bring wrongdoers to justice regardless of race, gender or creed.

  180. bespoke

    Obviously planned parenthood need to have a presence on the ships.

    But they will only target black service women.

  181. Eyrie

    “Weekend blitz in Bordertown saw 230 drivers carrying an average two kilos of fruit each fined the 375 dollar fine for bringing vicco fruit into South Australia.”
    I live in hope that one day the drivers who were fined stop just past the checkpoint after the fine was issued and word up those similarly knobbled. When about 200 pissed off citizens are standing around the dickheads doing this might just take notice before they are strung up.

  182. mh

    CNBC’s Jim Cramer: We Need the Fed to ‘Shut Up’ — I Don’t Trust Jay Powell at All
    27 Dec 2018

    Thursday on CNBC’s “Mad Money,” host Jim Cramer said he did not trust the current Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome “Jay” Powell.

    Discussing the volatility in the stock market, Cramer said, “I need the Fed to shut up. I don’t trust the Fed at all. I don’t trust Jay Powell at all. Jay said everything that caused a tremendous selloff. You have to got to start recognizing how powerful his words are.”

    He continued, “He took the president by surprise in a way that was really brutal. He took Congress by surprise. Jay has to start thinking, ‘I have these monthly meetings, a great time to talk about what I see in the economy, not about the forecast.’ He did the country a great disservice. I think he has to start thinking about how powerful his words are.”

    He added, “He has to start recognizing we are in an unchartered territory. It’s a good time to be quiet. I think being quiet and being sensible and tempering your comments and not speculating about how many rate hikes you have, those are prudent things. The Fed is confusing recklessness with prudent. It’s an extraordinary time.”

  183. Confused Old Misfit

    Eyrie
    #2893651, posted on December 28, 2018 at 8:24 pm
    Life is hard.
    Harder when you have to obey laws & regulations.
    Hardest when you break them and are caught!

  184. Eyrie

    We used to hang highwaymen. Now we put them inuniform and pay them.

  185. Armadillo

    Now we put them in uniform and pay them.

    Even Neds Mum wouldn’t let him play with this lot as kids.

  186. Confused Old Misfit

    The complicated case of transgender cyclist Dr. Rachel McKinnon

    I think they need to introduce weight for age scales for the trannies.

  187. Steve trickler

    With all the fuss generated from SJW wankers around “Baby it’s cold outside” …. this made me laugh.😂 Great timing.

    New to the ears.



  188. calli

    Shy Ted…

    My family is now wondering why I’m laughing.

    And I don’t dare tell them.

    The winner has to be the “accidental” toothbrush.

  189. Bruce of Newcastle

    Posting this for a friend

    Bummer.

  190. Confused Old Misfit

    Weekend blitz in Bordertown saw 230 drivers carrying an average two kilos of fruit each fined the 375 dollar fine for bringing vicco fruit into South Australia.”

    I live in hope that the idiots who knew they were breaking the law but thought they’d get away with it turn around and go back to Victoria!
    They’re all probably labor voters anyway!
    Rules are for little people!

  191. rickw

    Macron already has a helicopter on standby in anticipation…

    We can only hope that Macron’s pilot is indisposed when it hits the fan.

  192. rickw

    Police are urging the public to go to the beach.

    What’s their recommendation on weapons?

    Will there be a sudden surge in the popularity of beach baseball and beach clay target shooting?

  193. Elle

    Shy Ted! LOL. 🤣
    For a blog which has many who despise sodomy and anything anal; there sure are quite a few posts focusing on the south side of town. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Bless you, Jerry Seinfeld.

  194. Confused Old Misfit

    What’s their recommendation on weapons?

    Nothing heavy.
    Hand weapons only.
    Knives, spears, hand grenades, etc.

  195. Eyrie

    Crew served weapons not allowed.

  196. DrBeauGan

    Dr. McKinnon stands six feet tall and weighs 200 pounds.

    I’m sure she’s a charming girl when you get to know her.

  197. Did Monty’s fabulous multi million dollar property portfolio have Boomer origins?

    No. I have not inherited a penny from anyone, nor has anyone helped me with deposits or mortgages.

    I know that you lot struggle with the concept of a self-made man, dragging himself up by his bootstraps out of the dole queues and into the middle class through capitalist wealth creation, also being a lefty like me. It confounds your strong priors. People like me exist, nonetheless.

  198. Oh come on

    The most ridiculous thing about the Cohen in Prague conspiracy theory is that if it were true, it would have been public news years ago. The paper trail would be thousands of kilometres long – customs records, hotel and travel bookings, credit card records, lord knows how much CCTV footage. Yet all there is is some sketchy and unverified claims of a single media outlet about mobile phone use that no other media outlet will touch, despite virtually all of them being desperate to see Trump hung out to dry and are subsequently willing to run just about any old bullshit if it makes Trump look bad. Yet the McClatchy claims are too weak even for them! That is pretty bloody weak. No, Cohen in Prague didn’t happen. You’d be a fool if you thought it did. As you were, m0nty.

  199. Oh come on

    I know that you lot struggle with the concept of a self-made man, dragging himself up by his bootstraps out of the dole queues and into the middle class through capitalist wealth creation, also being a lefty like me. It confounds your strong priors. People like me exist, nonetheless.

    You’re being a blowhard, m0nts. The level of self-justification is revealing. Going through tough times at the moment?

  200. rickw

    capitalist wealth creation, also being a lefty like me

    Continually pissing all over what gave you a chance, that makes sense.

  201. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Continually pissing all over what gave you a chance, that makes sense.

    Harsh, but fair.

  202. You’re being a blowhard, m0nts.

    Hello OCO, welcome to Catallaxy Files, where the motto is blow hard or go home, and everyone follows it.

  203. Oh come on

    m0nty really cuts a tragic figure these days. It’s rather sad to see how he carries on.

  204. sdfc

    No. I have not inherited a penny from anyone, nor has anyone helped me with deposits or mortgages.

    Time to sell Monty.

  205. Death Giraffe

    You’re being a blowhard, m0nts

    ..
    You miss the point.
    Monty is a self- made blowhard.

  206. Oh come on

    Hello OCO, welcome to Catallaxy Files, where the motto is blow hard or go home, and everyone follows it.

    So you concede you are a blowhard, but that’s okay because you reckon everyone else is, too? Um maybe think about changing your therapist, m0nts. They aren’t giving you good advice.

  207. bespoke

    I know that you lot struggle with the concept of a self-made man, dragging himself up by his bootstraps out of the dole queues and into the middle class through capitalist wealth creation,

    Then not put your self out as an example, monty? rather then enabling others not to do the same.

  208. Oh come on

    Hello OCO, welcome to Catallaxy Files, where the motto is blow hard or go home, and everyone follows it.

    So you concede you are a blowhard, but that’s okay because you reckon everyone else is, too? Um maybe think about changing your head doctor, m0nts. They aren’t giving you good advice.

  209. egg_

    People like me exist, nonetheless.

    Tits or STFU.

  210. Frank

    Monty is a self- made blowhard.

    Sort of like a self saucing sausage really.

  211. Infidel Tiger

    I know that you lot struggle with the concept of a self-made man, dragging himself up by his bootstraps out of the dole queues and into the middle class through capitalist wealth creation, also being a lefty like me. It confounds your strong priors. People like me exist, nonetheless.

    Dude! Public breakdowns are unseemly.

    Man up!

  212. Elle

    I’ll give you this, Monty – you sure do get all the attention from the blokes. 🤔

  213. Death Giraffe

    So Monty is:
    Tribal.
    A troll who posts at this blog just to annoy.
    Acting politically at all times against his own interests.
    A heart attack waiting to happen.
    ..
    Wake up to yourself.

  214. So you concede you are a blowhard, but that’s okay because you reckon everyone else is, too?

    On this site? Yep.

  215. Bruce of Newcastle

    I know that you lot struggle with the concept of a self-made man, dragging himself up by his bootstraps out of the dole queues

    See, there is where you go wrong M0nty. We don’t draw upon dole queues. We work.
    Ok I admit the bureaucracy that is now known as Centrelink once gave me $50 and told me to FO. I was a kid just turned 18.
    I haven’t been back.

  216. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    I’ll give you this, Monty – you sure do get all the attention from the blokes. 🤔

    Monty is the token lefty on this bog, ever since Numbers Bob exited.

  217. bespoke

    Elle
    #2893690, posted on December 28, 2018 at 9:44 pm
    I’ll give you this, Monty – you sure do get all the attention from the blokes. 🤔

    No need to be jealous Elle. 🙂

  218. Frank

    I’ll give you this, Monty – you sure do get all the attention from the blokes.

    An outpouring of unchecked repressed homo-eroticism you think?

  219. John Constantine

    Their andrews quisling occupation regime

    https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/12/28/14/13/thicker-plastic-bags-could-be-banned-in-victorian-shops

    The fifteen cent plastic bags you can buy at the supermarket offends the totalitarian nazi Tyranny.

    fifteen cent bags are used by those failing to be fully enthusiastic in complying with Tyranny, and are evidence of thoughtcrimes.

    Banning all plastic bags for everyone Is Our Strength.

    Central planning of all plastic bag use is exactly what Tyranny is all about.

    And why we have paramilitary State death squads.

    Comrades.

  220. Elle

    Absolutely no jealousy, bespoke. It’s great to watch 🙂

  221. Oh come on

    On this site? Yep.

    m0nts. On this site there are one or two regulars that sometimes carry on like you just did, but they’re old and thus can be forgiven for a spot of self-indulgence now and again. Coming from you, it’s just sad. As I said earlier, you cut a tragic figure these days.

  222. Oh come on

    they’re old, they’ve paid their dues

    …I should have written.

  223. bespoke

    It’s great to watch

    I bet you do….

  224. Elle

    An outpouring of unchecked repressed homo-eroticism you think?

    Frank, you may have it on the head.

  225. Acting politically at all times against his own interests.

    I don’t see it that way. You may agree with Thatcher that there is no such thing as society, which is nonsense, but okay, whatever, call it something else. We are part of the human race, which does exist, and one of the lessons of biology is that ecosystems thrive when they are diverse, and can die out if a monoculture takes over. I think this lesson can be applied outside the hard sciences to the humanities. That is a big reason for me being a lefty.

    Is this altruism? Perhaps not. I see myself as an individual but also part of the human race, and my children have to live amongst other humans. My selfish genes want to propagate like everyone else’s, I just have more of a galaxy brain understanding about what that means.

  226. Old School Conservative

    Twice in a short space of time M0nty expresses his desire for boomers to die.
    Just a joke?
    Or a deep seated pathology.

    Of course, no-one here is so leftist as to generate a reprisal against his hidden threats. No one would publish the real name of a hate speech promulgator, find ways of de-monetising his on line gaming business, hound him out of paid employment, and destroy his children’s understanding of their father.

    No, that is the way of the M0ntys of the world.

    His schizophrenia is obvious. Comes here for sympathy (hospitalisations announced, BP updates, suck up to JC) and wants respect as a father, husband and business guru. But as a self-identified troll dishes out obvious crap and wishes death on a large number of Australians.

    Idiot. Dangerous idiot.

  227. Snoopy

    We are part of the human race, which does exist, and one of the lessons of biology is that ecosystems thrive when they are diverse,

    Foxes, rabbits, cats and dogs increased the diversity of Australian ecosystems. How’s that working out?

  228. Fisky

    The great Justin Raimondo –

    Justin Raimondo

    @JustinRaimondo
    Dec 24
    More Justin Raimondo Retweeted WikiLeaks
    As the days pass by, the utter rightness of my analysis of Trump becomes apparent — along with the total and complete *wrongness* of the pencil-necked losertarians and their sold out Beltway virtue-signaling allies.

    WikiLeaks
    Verified account

    @wikileaks
    Trump quotes anti-interventionist libertarian Senator Rand Paul after his order to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1077044397504692227

  229. egg_

    An outpouring of unchecked repressed homo-eroticism you think?

    Was that mother speaking?

  230. Fisky

    We are part of the human race, which does exist, and one of the lessons of biology is that ecosystems thrive when they are diverse, and can die out if a monoculture takes over. I think this lesson can be applied outside the hard sciences to the humanities.

    Especially the humanities faculties.

  231. Oh come on

    You may agree with Thatcher that there is no such thing as society, which is nonsense, but okay, whatever, call it something else. We are part of the human race, which does exist, and one of the lessons of biology is that ecosystems thrive when they are diverse, and can die out if a monoculture takes over.

    LOL you obviously don’t realise it but, in your cluelessness, you have proven Thatcher’s point. If you understood the quote in its proper context (and this would require you to read the following sentence, which I realise could be problematic for you), you would see that Thatcher was making this exact point while critiquing the leftist perspective. Society, as the left likes to believe, is not a monolithic block that needs to be catered to. This is the version of society that Thatcher – correctly – stated does not actually exist. She went on to define society as a network of individuals and families. Hint: that is what genuine diversity is.

    That is a big reason for me being a lefty.

    Some people have intelligent and thoughtful reasons for “being a lefty”. You demonstrably do not. Epic fail.

  232. cohenite

    We are part of the human race, which does exist, and one of the lessons of biology is that ecosystems thrive when they are diverse, and can die out if a monoculture takes over. I think this lesson can be applied outside the hard sciences to the humanities. That is a big reason for me being a lefty.

    You’re a fucking moron troll. The most successful culture is the most monolithic: islam. Multiculturalism or the idea that all cultures are equal has fucked the West through the treachery of shitheads like you which has allowed islam to prosper. Go away and die.

  233. JC

    Nothing personal, Monst, but you are an idiot.

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