Open Forum: November 30, 2019

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  1. mh

    Well done, mh, you’ve blown my mind.

    Juan, if you want anything else blown see monty.

  2. roast guinea pigs on sticks

    Don’t eat ’em if there are any traces of duct tape.

  3. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘Usmans often sit through most of the first session.’

    Ha.

    Our very own Usman responded to his well-deserved sacking during the week by saying, ‘Runs are my currency.’

    Then demonstrated the value of said currency by making 2, nicking off to second slip. Against Tasmania.

  4. thefrollickingmole

    Heres the full article on “Luxury beliefs”, its well worth a RTWT.

    In the past, people displayed their membership of the upper class with their material accoutrements. But today, luxury goods are more affordable than before. And people are less likely to receive validation for the material items they display. This is a problem for the affluent, who still want to broadcast their high social position. But they have come up with a clever solution. The affluent have decoupled social status from goods, and re-attached it to beliefs.

    ..
    Thorstein Veblen’s famous “leisure class” has evolved into the “luxury belief class.” Veblen, an economist and sociologist, made his observations about social class in the late nineteenth century. He compiled his observations in his classic work, The Theory of the Leisure Class. A key idea is that because we can’t be certain of the financial standing of other people, a good way to size up their means is to see whether they can afford to waste money on goods and leisure. This explains why status symbols are so often difficult to obtain and costly to purchase. These include goods such as delicate and restrictive clothing like tuxedos and evening gowns, or expensive and time-consuming hobbies like golf or beagling. Such goods and leisurely activities could only be purchased or performed by those who did not live the life of a manual laborer and could spend time learning something with no practical utility. Veblen even goes so far as to say, “The chief use of servants is the evidence they afford of the master’s ability to pay.” For Veblen, Butlers are status symbols, too.
    ..
    The chief purpose of luxury beliefs is to indicate evidence of the believer’s social class and education. Only academics educated at elite institutions could have conjured up a coherent and reasonable-sounding argument for why parents should not be allowed to raise their kids, and should hold baby lotteries instead. When an affluent person advocates for drug legalization, or anti-vaccination policies, or open borders, or loose sexual norms, or uses the term “white privilege,” they are engaging in a status display. They are trying to tell you, “I am a member of the upper class.”

  5. Mullumhillbilly

    London Bridge stabbings… have they charged those policemen who shot the RoP PoS with murder yet?

  6. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘hobbies like golf or beagling’

    Wiki:

    ‘Beagling is the hunting mainly of hares and also rabbits, but definitely not foxes, by beagles by scent. A beagle pack (10 or more hounds) is usually followed on foot, but in a few cases mounted. Beagling is often enjoyed by ‘retired’ fox hunters who have either sustained too many injuries or lost the agility to ride horseback, or who enjoy the outdoors and the camaraderie of the hunt.’

    Urban Dictionary:

    ‘Beagling: a fetish in which a person finds sexual gratification by lying at the foot of a bed while 2 or more people copulate in it.’

    Who to believe, who to believe……

  7. cohenite

    Given the latest outbreak of RoP community relations is it premature to say non-RoP citizens should have these available to them:

    https://www.bravocompanymfg.com/weapon_systems/index.php

  8. Nick

    What was the trigger I wonder, interpretive dance, a welcome to country, puppets, PowerPoint ?

  9. mh

    Boris Johnson has condemned the early release of criminals after it emerged that the man who carried out the latest London Bridge terror attack was a convicted Islamist who had been freed from prison on an electronic tag.

    Put this tag on guvnor and behave yourself. Sorted.

  10. bundyrum

    Is it too late to invest in flower shops & teddy bear shops near London Bridge?

  11. Tailgunner

    I also have doubts about President Trump surviving the next year

    Chill, Winston!
    The god Emperor is in good hands.

  12. mh

    Boris Johnson has condemned the early release of criminals after it emerged that the man who carried out the latest London Bridge terror attack was a convicted Isl amist who had been freed from prison on an electronic tag.

    Put this tag on guvnor and behave yourself. Sorted.

  13. Roger

    ABC manages to avoid the “M” or “I” words. No need to read it, they’re not there.

    Police have not reported a motive for that attack.

    It’s a mystery.

    Meanwhile, Jeremy Corbyn has called for narwhale tusks to be banned.

  14. EvilElvis

    It’s intriguing that soft cock artsy fartsy types are so into crims.

  15. TFM:

    The affluent have decoupled social status from goods, and re-attached it to beliefs.

    Whilst I read your missive, I had this little connection with a novel meme.
    If you remember the Larry Niven timeline, you’ll be familiar with the Birthright Lotteries. Everyone was allowed one child each. You could be given an unrestricted permit for having, say, an IQ >140, or perfect teeth. Or you could buy an extra permit for a very large sum.
    In regards to your concept of social status, if you were to have four children, then this is living proof of your wealth.
    Dunno – lots of issues, but interesting.

  16. Dr Fred Lenin

    East is east and west is west and never the twain shall meet ,the islamofascist terrorism would end if all muslims were deported to the EU Fourth Reich,let the Germans sort them out .

  17. mh

    London Bridge terror attack: Who was Usman Khan? What we know about suspect

    Usman Khan murdered two people and injured at least three more in the attack on London Bridge on Friday. But he was not unknown to police.

    In 2012, Khan became a convicted terrorist for his role in the Stock Exchange plot, a planned scheme for a Christmas bomb attack on the London Stock Exchange, the American embassy and the home of Boris Johnson, who was then the Mayor of London.

    At the time of his sentencing, the judge said he was a “serious jih adist” who should not be released while he remained a threat to the public.

    But police confirmed last night that Khan, 28, from Staffordshire, had been freed from prison on an electronic tag…

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/11/30/london-bridge-terror-attack-usman-khan-know-suspect/

  18. struth

    It’s intriguing that soft cock artsy fartsy types are so into crims.

    Dribbling bullshit on the taxpayer’s dime, always seeing the west as the culprit, and bending over for Islam isn’t criminal behaviour?

    They’re as bad as the terrorists.
    The terrorists are just more honest and straight forward in their destruction of the west.

    Education as the practice of freedom.’ Bringing students in Higher Education & Criminal Justice institutions together in transformative learning communities.

    What pathetic, moronic slop…….and they know it.

    Academics were finishing workshops on storytelling and creative writing

    Not ‘alf full of themselves.

    If one of those stabbed and killed in the working group was one of these traitors, not only do I not care, but I will laugh, and heartily.

    So sue me.

  19. Roger

    From the British press:

    Khan was convicted in 2012 for his part in the Stock Exchange plot after he pleaded guilty to preparing acts of terrorism as a member of an al-Qaeda-inspired terrorist cell which contained eight other men.

    Khan, along with two co-conspirators, originally received an indeterminate sentence for public protection – in sentencing, Mr Justice Wilkie said Khan and the two other Stoke men were “the more serious jihadists” and said they should not be released until they were no longer a threat to the public. The judge said this was a “serious, long-term venture in terrorism” that could also have resulted in atrocities in Britain – but this was quashed at the Court of Appeal in April 2013.

    Aside from the Stock Exchange, Khan’s other targets were the American embassy and Boris Johnson’s home. Yet they released “on license” after eight years, presumably after he promised he wouldn’t be a naughty boy again.

  20. struth

    It’s intriguing that soft cock artsy fartsy types are so into crims.

    Dribbling bullshit on the taxpayer’s dime, always seeing the west as the culprit, and bending over for Islaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaam isn’t criminal behaviour?

    They’re as bad as the terrorists.
    The terrorists are just more honest and straight forward in their destruction of the west.

    Education as the practice of freedom.’ Bringing students in Higher Education & Criminal Justice institutions together in transformative learning communities.

    What pathetic, moronic slop…….and they know it.

    Academics were finishing workshops on storytelling and creative writing

    Not ‘alf full of themselves, especially when others are paying for it.

    If one of those stabbed and killed in the working group was one of these traitors, not only do I not care, but I will laugh, and heartily.

    So sue me.

  21. Nick:

    What was the trigger I wonder, interpretive dance, a welcome to country, puppets, PowerPoint ?

    Nick, the answer is ‘goats’.
    There may be an adjective, but primarily in matter Muslamic, the answer is “Goats”.

  22. Tailgunner:

    I also have doubts about President Trump surviving the next year

    Chill, Winston!
    The god Emperor is in good hands.

    Don’t get me wrong on this one, TG – I wish the Don a long and healthy life. How are his food tasters, by the way?

  23. Roger

    At the time of his sentencing, the judge said he was a “serious jih adist” who should not be released while he remained a threat to the public.

    The Court of Appeal revoked the indeterminate sentence in 2013.

    He got 16 years, out in less than 8 after promising not to be a naughty boy again.

  24. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘It’s intriguing that soft cock artsy fartsy types are so into crims.’

    It is one of the great truths of life that soft cock skinny-jeans wearing manbunned beta ‘males’ are like chicks. They are exactly like the ladeeeees when it comes to this sort of shit.

    ‘Oooooooohhh, he’s a bad boy. Reeks of danger lurking just below the surface.

    ‘I am attracted to this in some primal sense. I must be dominated by him, and yet tame him.’

    And, again like the ladeeeees, when it inevitably goes bad they become victims.

  25. Snoopy

    In 2012, Khan became a convicted terrorist for his role in the Stock Exchange plot, a planned scheme for a Christmas bomb attack on the London Stock Exchange, the American embassy and the home of Boris Johnson, who was then the Mayor of London.

    Boris Johnson. Early release, explained!

  26. Tailgunner

    How are his food tasters, by the way?

    “We have the best food testers,folks. The Best. Forget about it! I’m having him over with Melania &I for Thanksgiving!”
    POTUS45

  27. Tailgunner

    The terrorists are just more honest and straight forward in their destruction of the west.

    Word.
    You’ve been on fire lately,struth.
    Good to see you around, ya old bastard.
    😃
    Play, Don’t Change, xunt!
    😅😅

  28. Knuckle Dragger

    There are reports that ex-prisoners were responsible at least in part for shirt-fronting this pantywaist until the rozzers turned up and liberated him.

    It has occurred to me previously, and if true this report would reinforce my view that perhaps the RoPers in the bin aren’t segregated because they would start randomly jeeeehading the blokes in general population.

    They may well be segregated because without boxcutters, machetes, AK47s imported as religious texts and access to ANFO, these either weedy or obese misfits would be bludgeoned to death by normal crooks who disagree with their buses and the Tube being blown up.

  29. thefrollickingmole

    The beardie weirdie in the Uk got a narwhal up him.

    They dont like it up them.

    Im betting Narwhal is trending on twitter/google something huge.

    Pic proof.

    https://twitter.com/theamycoop/status/1200513388889223169

  30. struth

    I’m always burning, tailgunner.
    Lucky for me, there are creams for it.

  31. feelthebern

    Have the plod arrested Tommy Robinson yet?

  32. Knuckle Dragger

    Five foot narwhal tusks and fire extinguishers.

    If only they’d hang the people responsible for individual TV licences they’d nearly be a country again.

  33. Bubbles

    Just where is the outrage over the Bogan and the Whore being suborned by the Bruvvers pervert Parliamentary morality.
    This is Al Capone shit.

  34. Tailgunner

    I’m now an Accellerationist Nationalist.
    Official.

  35. Dr Faustus

    Rugby NSW explains why ‘humiliated’ 11-year-old was banned

    Didn’t really need much explaining.
    The Junior Rugby weight/age rules have been in force and applied since 2018. It’s about safety, but also about not discouraging the great majority of 11-year old players who are nowhere near 6’/90kg.

    Looks like young Leo’s coach was trying to sneak a behemoth under the radar so his team could have the glory of winning the comp in a series of one player, 120-0 victories.

  36. Tailgunner

    Dayvey Warner, my man, double ton incoming!
    It’s gonna be raining hotdogs in Darwin!
    Knuckles,BTFO
    😅😅

  37. Tailgunner

    He’ll be calling the Hotline if my man gets near 300

  38. thefrollickingmole

    Fortunately the gruinaid knows what caused the terror attack.

    Tories criticised over police cuts in wake of London Bridge attack

    Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary representing Labour in the debate, raised the issue of police cuts as she was asked about what should be done to increase security.

    After paying tribute to the bravery of the emergency services and public in responding to Friday’s attack, she said: “This was an extreme event but what we can’t ignore is that over recent years we’ve seen increases in violent crime right across the country and at the same time since 2010 we’ve seen over 20,000 police officers cut from frontline services.

    “It is right to recognise that that would have a direct impact and of course we’ve got to invest more in community neighbourhood policing and Labour has pledged to do that, but we’ve also got to invest in counter-terrorism measures and make sure they are properly funded.”

    She was backed up by Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, who said no amount of police officers could prevent a terror attack but added: “The numbers of police officers is important in ensuring the speed of response we saw today. The government in Scotland has increased and maintained police numbers. I think it’s regrettable that hasn’t happened elsewhere in the UK.”

    Adam Price, the Plaid leader, said “resources are always part of the answer” as he criticised lower police numbers in Wales, while Caroline Lucas, the Green MP, said: “More police numbers would certainly help.”

    Rishi Sunak, the chief secretary to the Treasury representing the Conservatives, defended his party’s record on security and said voters could “rest assured” that Johnson’s government would keep them safe.

    He said: “The first duty of every government is to keep us safe. Investing in the police. Giving them the powers and resources that they need. And you can rest assured on that.”

    Not one member of any party is willing to bell the cat on what most terror attacks have in common.
    Why?

  39. Tailgunner

    Looks like young Leo’s coach was trying to sneak a behemoth under the radar

    Oh, dayum!
    It’s more JussieNews,FakeNews!
    Good catch,Doc

  40. cohenite

    She was backed up by Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, who said no amount of police officers could prevent a terror attack

    Ok, so why can’t the non-RoP citizens carry?

  41. Leigh Lowe

    Any update on the exploits of the cheatin’ ranga lefty houso?

  42. struth

    When seconds count and the cops are still back in the station, minutes away, an unarmed population resorts to Unicorn far…….er ,…….tusks.

  43. Knuckle Dragger

    That mouthy ranga cack-handed cheat’s been gifted, Gunner.

    Great batting deck, T20 bowlers, fieldsmen that run the wrong way after the pill, kick it into the boundary when they don’t and what appears to be an average team age of 12.

    In footy terms, junk stats.

  44. Knuckle Dragger

    A day off from the hot dog stand (so far) and I get this shit to watch.

    It’s like Joe Louis’ left nut. It ain’t fair and it ain’t right.

  45. EvilElvis

    Rebecca Long-Bailey

    Commenting on policing? After a crime?

    Is she the new Bailey or the Old Bailey?

  46. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    She was backed up by Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, who said no amount of police officers could prevent a terror attack but added: “The numbers of police officers is important in ensuring the speed of response we saw today

    universal surveillance, you know it makes sense

  47. Knuckle Dragger

    Yasir Shah’s an awesome bowler.

    When he only has four overs to bowl in T20 matches against clubbies batting at the tail.

    In the Test arena, he’s just a chubby midget tweaker with the endurance of a AA battery on Christmas morning.

  48. Leigh Lowe

    She was backed up by Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, who said no amount of police officers could prevent a terror attack but added: “The numbers of police officers is important in ensuring the speed of response we saw today. The government in Scotland has increased and maintained police numbers. 

    Yeah.
    Except most of them are producing press releases to pump up Nicola’s tyres, scouring Facebook looking for hatey-speech, or issuing fines for rubbish recycling breaches.

  49. Tailgunner

    A day off from the hot dog stand
    Ah, bugger.
    I wanted to see an ‘Enraged hotdog vender on Bender’ NTNews article…

  50. struth

    Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary representing Labour in the debate, raised the issue of police cuts as she was asked about what should be done to increase security.

    She , of course, didn’t raise the issue of what caused the increase in the first place.

    Government imported problem requires growth of government, especially it’s own armed force controlling the people!!!

    Funny about that.

  51. feelthebern

    Any Cats familiar with Kayleigh McEnany ?
    A Trump2020 official ?
    Exactly what I am looking for in the next mrs feelthebern.

  52. feelthebern

    I met the dog sitter who is looking after mans best friend when I’m overseas shortly.
    My regular one is away, so had to make other plans.
    They have a boerboel.
    Wow. What a magnificent beast.
    Good news is that mine got along with him.
    But I can understand why non dog people would be intimidated.

  53. Zatara

    This is unbelievable. The J*h*di shot dead on #LondonBridge was not only a convicted terrorist who had been released on a tag but he was a guest of a Cambridge University sponsored conference in London today on “prisoner rehabilitation”. You just couldn’t make this stuff up!

    Thank goodness for the monitor tag. Otherwise he might have gotten into an area where he could hurt someone.

    On the other hand, this may be a new take on the whole rehabilitation thing. Think of it as carbon recycling instead.

  54. Zatara

    Any Cats familiar with Kayleigh McEnany ?

    The one that was just on Laura Ingraham’s show? She’s hot and just had a kid.

  55. stackja

    feelthebern
    #3248549, posted on November 30, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Thank you.

  56. Nick

    Nicola Fuckin’ Sturgeon. Trust that manky Scotch one trick pony to insert herself into a tragedy in fricking London. I’m surprised the box headed trout didn’t say that such attacks were proof that Scotland deserved a second referendum on Brexit.

  57. Tel

    I’m now an Accellerationist Nationalist.
    Official.

    Gunner you are always welcome to your own opinions … we live in a world where individuals determine their course of action … but I think that what you are suggesting is a bad idea.

    Accellerationism is a recipe for a lot of people getting hurt, and although perhaps that’s inevitable, at least we must not work towards that goal, because it would be immoral to do so (my personal preference re morality, and hopefully not only me). If a collapse does turn out to be unavoidable you can say, “I tried my best to prevent that!” but I for one never want to be in a situation where I’m saying, “Yay! That’s the collapse I worked for.”

    I do NOT follow Graham Richardson’s declared approach, “Whatever it Takes” because I see myself as better than that.

    Also take note that gradualism has been an excellent tool of the authoritarian statists and the Fabian socialists … so it has worked for them. Why can’t this also work for the purpose of reducing the size of government.

  58. Leigh Lowe

    Yasir Shah’s an awesome bowler.

    Yasir, he’s so lazy,
    Yasir, don’t mean maybe.

  59. feelthebern

    Tail gunner, how good ?

  60. Boambee John

    He got 16 years, out in less than 8 after promising not to be a naughty boy again.

    The sentence for a repeat offence is (short) life?

  61. Tailgunner

    Why can’t this also work for the purpose of reducing the size of government.

    Because the Marxists have won.
    They now control all levers of the State.
    They indoctrinate all the kids. From 3 now?
    The Plan of the ancient families is coming to fruition.
    The Left is the problem.
    People all over the world will eventually realise.
    The only way I see out is burn& renew.
    Black pills. Taste as good as they name suggests.

  62. Delta A

    That mouthy ranga cack-handed cheat’s been gifted

    Gifted a talented partner in Marnus Labuschagne.

    Pity Warner wasn’t quite so prolific with the bat during the Ashes series. But I guess it’s much harder to be a hero when the team is under pressure.

  63. Tel

    People who are opposed to Thanksgiving … shouldn’t they call their protest “Ungrateful Day” or perhaps “Spoiled Brat Day” or along those lines?

  64. Tailgunner

    Bernie, she’s good. Not really my type, per se.
    But a sure WB.

  65. thefrollickingmole

    Why can’t this also work for the purpose of reducing the size of government.

    Because government is the incubator of the problem& almost never rolls itself back from any area it has decided to “help’.
    With your money.

    The only way they cut back on spending is if the money becomes unavailable.
    https://cdn.theatlantic.com/static/mt/assets/business/taxrevenuepercentGDP.png

  66. Tailgunner

    Knuckles, get in here!
    It’s a Bad Saturday in KD world…
    Welcome ta fkn Sunnyvale,maaate

  67. Top Ender

    Phillip Adams in the Oz Weekend Magazine is always worth not reading, but skimming past it this week I noticed he was banging on about how he knew Geoffrey Robertson, the British lawyer with the plummy accent and a fine line in snobbery, and how Geoff and others demand museums return stuff to their countries of origin.

    Then I recalled Phil has his own collection of stuff taken from Eygpt. He collects, according to Wiki: “…rare antiquities, including Egyptian, Roman and Greek sculptures and artifacts.”

    This must be one of the best examples of lefties telling others to do things they won’t ever seen. Up there with Tim Flannery forecasting the rise of the sea but buying a property next to a beach, and film stars saying we should use less petrol while jetting to conferences.

    Here’s the article for anyone with an Oz subscription who would like to manufacture a cutting comment.

  68. The only way they cut back on spending is if the money becomes unavailable.

    Or if the Sheriff of Nottingham runs into some staunch opposition.

  69. Boambee John

    Didn’t really need much explaining.
    The Junior Rugby weight/age rules have been in force and applied since 2018. It’s about safety, but also about not discouraging the great majority of 11-year old players who are nowhere near 6’/90kg.

    Apply the same rule to adult women’s [email protected], it would keep the Hannah Mounceys where they would do less harm.

  70. thefrollickingmole

    Have a look at the hommade banner these spacktards are standing behind.

    In a just world theyd be handed to Putin for some Siberian canal work.

    Students protest against Liverpool university’s claim that support for strike is ‘unlawful’
    Students block building access as universities are accused of strong-arm tactics to disrupt staff strikes

    https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/nov/29/students-protest-against-liverpool-universitys-claim-that-support-for-strike-is-unlawful#img-1

  71. feelthebern

    Crikey some boerboels grow to 100kilos.
    Have to hand it to the Saffa’s.
    They don’t do anything by half.

  72. Tailgunner

    Montel, get off your deathbed and tell us who’ll win the JV league runoff?

  73. Tailgunner

    Lil Mikey has blown most of one leg off within a week of announcing,
    Biden? Lol
    Pocahontas? Lol
    Butthead? Lol
    Please make it Crooked again!?!

  74. Johno

    FTB, grandson has a boerboel. Called it Narla for some reason. Very gentle, just don’t let it lean up against you, weighs a tonne.

  75. Tailgunner

    It probably will be the Scourge.
    No one else legit is dumb enough to go again the god Emperor.
    Hehe, Trump will bring out Corn Pops grandkids in MAGA hats.
    It’s gonna be Epic

  76. Tailgunner

    Joe Burns, 4.
    Dude, he’d be spewing

  77. Knuckle Dragger

    The curse of being an opener, Gunner.

    Occasionally you’ll have a great deck and a pack of tards bowling at you with all the co-ordination of a bunch of kids with spina bifida chasing a superball down a hill, and you get the only ball that leaves the pitch away from you in the first few overs.

  78. Tailgunner

    Biden/black chick2020
    I’m calling it.

  79. Tailgunner

    you get the only ball that leaves the pitch away from you in the first few overs.

    Yeeeeehhhh, tell ya story walkin,m8
    #FTC

  80. Snoopy

    The Saturday Paper:

    As Andrew Bolt attempts to start a culture war over Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu, a search of primary documents affirms the book’s accuracy.

    Curiously the article includes very quotes from primary documents.

  81. Snoopy

    Curiously the article includes very few quotes from primary documents.

  82. Knuckle Dragger

    Caught off a no ball.

    Again.

    Rage developing.

  83. Tailgunner

    The Hotline is manned, always, Knuckles
    😃😃

  84. jupes

    Geoffrey Robertson, the British lawyer with the plummy accent and a fine line in snobbery,

    He’s an Aussie (fuckwit).

  85. cohenite

    The Saturday Paper:
    As Andrew Bolt attempts to start a culture war over Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu, a search of primary documents affirms the book’s accuracy.
    Curiously the article includes very quotes from primary documents.

    Left wing rag on a par with the guardian and fuckedfacts.

  86. Nick

    I know of a Club in Melbourne that is festooned with all manner of first contact, indigenous implements. Spears and clubs of all descriptions. Not a thermomix among them.

  87. jupes

    Curiously the article includes very few quotes from primary documents.

    I loved their defence of Pascoe’s Aboriginality. No, he can’t find any actual ancestors but that is because of the #stolen generation and whitey wiping out Aboriginal history.

    Also Bolt is wrong because he uses quotes from Pascoe’s lectures, not his book. That Pascoe ramps up the bullshit in the lectures does not concern the author one bit.

  88. Steve trickler

    No subtitles needed. Not a word spoken.

    LE BOCHE.



  89. Tailgunner

    Trickler, did you watch my CaTube clip from India before?

  90. feelthebern

    That’s what happen Johno.
    He was a big baby.
    Gave him a big scratch and he leaned into me.
    Pushed me over as I was crouched down.
    The dog sitter is also a dog trainer so not worried with leaving mine with them.

  91. Bruce

    Ellie:

    “Alas, it was not on a pizza, but in his daiquiri. 🍹”

    Serious players don’t put the pineapple IN the daiquiri, but concocts the daiquiri IN the (hollowed-out) pineapple.

    As for pizzas, had a bit of drama trying to get a decent pizza in Naples, after a hard day of exploration. Eventually found a little place with good food and something with which to wash it down.

    Pizza: Italian peasant food, re-engineered in the USA and re-exported to Italy and the world. We are going to demolish a couple of South African influenced Peri-Peri pizzas tonight at Chez Bruce.

    Had a few excellent pizzas in Viet Nam last time I was there and felt like a change from variations on four types of noodles.

  92. stackja

    Pascoe has created a whole new world. Time will tell how much fiction is involved. Probably the whole thing.

  93. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Does the Saturday Paper get any government (Australia Council etc.) funding?

    Just asking, as who would pay to keep it going?

  94. Bruce of Newcastle

    Juan – Sorry I rarely watch videos. As I mentioned before there’re a lot of prophesies that Jesus fulfilled, several I gave from the OT that I am familiar with. Some prophesies have not yet been fulfilled, sure. As Paul says in 1 Cor 13 we now see only dimly as if in a metal mirror such as they had those days.

  95. Tailgunner

    Pascoe has created a whole new world.

    And it’s been approved by the State.
    The kidz will all be learning these NewFacts

  96. Steve trickler

    Tailgunner
    #3248600, posted on November 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Negative, Gunner. Post the link.

  97. miltonf

    Schwartz pays for the Saturday Paper.

  98. stackja

    Tail gunner – schools always need ‘new facts’.

  99. jupes

    Warner – 250

    The little champ is on his way to a triple!

  100. Juan

    Juan – Sorry I rarely watch videos. As I mentioned before there’re a lot of prophesies that Jesus fulfilled, several I gave from the OT that I am familiar with. Some prophesies have not yet been fulfilled, sure. As Paul says in 1 Cor 13 we now see only dimly as if in a metal mirror such as they had those days.

    Thanks anyway, Bruce. The prophecies not yet fulfilled point was also made by calli. My next step in this journey is to try to see if there’s anything in the Old Testament which supports Singer’s assertion all the prophecies must be fulfilled to prove a messianic claim.

  101. Nick

    Strange how ‘toxic masculinity’ is never used when Allah’s special friends are naughty.

  102. Geriatric Mayfly

    Elton John reveals he wore diaper, and used it, during Las Vegas show

    Presume this lavender scented nappy is now amongst the memorabilia to be auctioned, when he falls off the perch.

  103. Knuckle Dragger

    Speaking of prophecies, we seem to be witnessing the first part of Isaiah 12:19:

    ‘And there shalt come among you a small man, with hair that flameth like the LORD’s wrath; and he shall strike with his left hand at the tribes of the east. Behold this man, robed in white and who takes the Roman chariot to market.

    ‘Behold also his wife, who lays upright with men in taverns. And that man shall cheat the servants of the LORD, but the LORD will keep him upon this Earth until he strikes down with great vengeance and furious anger.

    ‘And he will know his name is the LORD, when he lays down his vengeance upon him. And fucks him up.’

  104. thefrollickingmole

    Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare
    #3248605, posted on November 30, 2019 at 4:10 pm
    Does the Saturday Paper get any government (Australia Council etc.) funding?

    Of course.
    https://www.theaustralian.com.au/commentary/opinion/media-watch-dog-taxpayers-to-fund-the-saturday-paper-crikey/news-story/ebd83c1fb0013391a29cf5f7270f4e65

    And now the Turnbull government proposes to subsidise Crikey (chairman Eric Beecher) and The Saturday Paper (proprietor Morry Schwartz), both left-wing publications. Sure, Messrs Beecher and Schwartz are some of the nicest millionaires that Hendo has ever met. But they preside over leftist publications which do not need government handouts. Meanwhile, conservative publications get neither money nor even jam.

  105. Bruce of Newcastle

    Juan – My immediate thought is no, since “righteousness by faith” suggests you can never line up prophesies and go tick, tick, tick. The line in Jesus’ parable of the rich man and Lazarus is still valid too: ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.’ (from Luke 19:31).

    Righteousness by faith isn’t a New Testament thing, as per Gen 15:6 where Abram believed God and was credited with righteousness.

  106. mh

    Interesting looking back at this interview. Alex starts talking too much halfway through.

    Alex Jones Interviews Donald Trump – December 2, 2015

  107. struth

    Accellerationism is a recipe for a lot of people getting hurt, and although perhaps that’s inevitable, at least we must not work towards that goal, because it would be immoral to do so (my personal preference re morality, and hopefully not only me). If a collapse does turn out to be unavoidable

    Our country’s children are being systematically abused by Marxists, they are crying in the streets against capitalism and being sexually abused and confused.
    When you put this together with the electricity being turned off, and the state being so overbearing as to look though your rubbish or make you wear a hat while riding a bike, being bought byy the UN and China, and destroyed by anti western “Enviromentalism”I’d say we are already there.
    When is it for you, Tel?

  108. Juan

    Juan – My immediate thought is no, since “righteousness by faith” suggests you can never line up prophesies and go tick, tick, tick. The line in Jesus’ parable of the rich man and Lazarus is still valid too: ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.’ (from Luke 19:31).

    But, instead of looking at the New Testament and working backwards, what if you were Jooish and started with the Old Testament (Tanakh) and worked forward – would you be convinced by Jesus’s claim if all you knew and held as the truth was the Tanakh?

    Also, does is ever puzzle you there are still Mandaeans – descended from disciples of John the Baptists who decided not to follow Jesus – they’re even baptising people here in Sydney!

  109. cohenite

    abc asks:

    Who was London Bridge terrorist Usman Khan? The extremist jailed for plan to start terror training camp

    The natural product of RoP is the answer. Where do I apply for that $1billion PA those cucks get.

  110. struth

    at least we must not work towards that goal, because it would be immoral to do so

    It’s immoral not to fight once our children are being abused and brainwashed into tears by the state.

  111. Snoopy

    Rick Morton wrote that Dark Emu piece for the Saturday Paper.
    Rick Morton 2018

    When Rick Morton wrote One Hundred Years of Dirt – the most talked about Australian memoir this year …..

    Rick Morton May 2019
    Rick Morton September 2019

    Rick Morton, lefty loser. Confirmed.

  112. thefrollickingmole

    Babylon Bee meets the Australian Liberal party.

    Conservative Slams Liberal Policies He’ll Support Five Years From Now

    FORT WORTH, TX—Local conservative man Patrick Porkers thrashed liberals Tuesday for supporting policies that he himself will support in just five years.

    From medicare for all and a wealth tax to free college and canceling student debt, the conservative systematically dismantled every policy liberals support, though he’s going to cave on every single one of these just a few years from now.

    The man says he’s staunchly opposed to how fast progressives are changing things and prefers the conservative approach of changing the exact same things but just on a little bit of a delay.

    “Liberals are ruining this country,” he said, shaking both his head and his fist. “They go and put forth all these radical ideas that will destroy the fabric of our society. Sure, I end up conceding ground to the libs and supporting policies I would have found appalling just five years ago. But I’ve got to be the voice of reason here and caution everyone against the very ideas I will come to agree with a short time from now.”

    “I mean, let’s slow down and put things on a five-year lag,” he added. “The only way to save this country is for me to half-heartedly resist progressive changes before inevitably making concessions and holding the same beliefs they held just five years ago.”

  113. Bruce of Newcastle

    Juan – Well Isaiah 53 is a pretty clear outline of what Jesus did. Many people believed him at the time and recognised him as the messiah who was to come, many more followed him because he was healing sick people. To the Pharisaic hierarchy that would look like a Trump-style populist threat. The trouble is always who is right? Trump or the Deep State? Therein is the issue of faith. That question is helped by the behaviour of the two sides – ‘by their fruit you will recognise them’ (Mat 7:16).

    Although Jesus says he was sent to the ‘lost sheep of Israel’ nevertheless he did interact and accept the belief of Gentiles too, which is also a fulfillment of prophecy from Isaiah 49:6. A good thing for me since as far as I can tell I’m a Gentile.

  114. Geriatric Mayfly

    ‘Beagling is the hunting mainly of hares and also rabbits, but definitely not foxes, by beagles by scent. A beagle pack (10 or more hounds) is usually followed on foot,

    Watched one such hunt close to the Scottish border. Beagles and hunters on yonder hillside, spectators with binoculars by the roadside opposite across the valley. All giving commentary on the forward progress, not a word of which was comprehensible. Originally, this type of hunt was the preserve of the lower orders who could not afford horses.

  115. Cardimona

    Got some letters in papers in the last couple of days, Cats.
    Today’s Townsville paper…

    Social climate the worry
    RE: “Climate of concern” (TB, 27/11). It’s hardly surprising that “Australians are becoming increasingly worried about climate change” when that’s the narrative rammed down their throats by the media.
    As a hardened climate sceptic (not a “denier”, climate does exist and is always changing) I can honestly say I’m worried about climate change, too. Just not of the weather variety. No, I’m talking about the social climate.
    You see, the entire multi-generational “climate change” plan has been about replacing successful Western free-market capitalist democracies with a totalitarian global government with all people under the control of a central cabal of elites.
    Chillingly, the global-socialists are yet another death cult and want to reduce the human population to under one billion, a “more manageable number”. This was even referenced in the recent “11,000 scientists” petition. Does anyone reading this think they’re safe from that?

    Yesterday’s Courier Mail (edited)…

    ANDREW Bolt is right about Kevin Rudd (pictured) and his immigration plan being likely to backfire.
    But setting aside the potentially nightmarish consequences of a 480,000-strong Chinese “army” already living here, consider what else Rudd’s disastrous immigration plan has brought us.
    Excessive immigration has gifted us flat wages due to competition from cheaper domestic labour, inflated house prices due to additional demand, congested roads due to more users, longer public health waiting lists, crowded schools, and more.

    Yesterday’s Gold Coast paper…

    IT is kind of ironic that the only reason vegans are intelligent enough to live and speak as they do is because their ancestors ate meat.
    The human brain is an energy hungry organ and once we discovered how to release extra nutrients from meat by cooking it our IQs skyrocketed.
    So what would be the consequence of multiple generations of veganism? Could veganism make people less intelligent over time?
    Judging by Ms Anderson’s recent efforts, the effect kicks in rather quickly.

  116. Atoms for Peace

    At least this time, no anonymity and hiding behind “mental health issues”. Another lone pig bites the dust.

  117. Tailgunner

    Candace, out from the ladies and On Her Feet!
    Emotionalness!
    Fk off, Slats is feeling it too!

  118. Fair shake of the Sauce bottle

    IT is kind of ironic that the only reason vegans are intelligent enough to live and speak as they do is

    May be playing out before our eyes. Is there a link between vegans attending music festivals, taking drugs cooked in a bikie lab then blaming the consequences on festival organisers.

    Next IQ, dropping all stations.

  119. Juan

    Juan – Well Isaiah 53 is a pretty clear outline of what Jesus did. Many people believed him at the time and recognised him as the messiah who was to come, many more followed him because he was healing sick people. To the Pharisaic hierarchy that would look like a Trump-style populist threat. The trouble is always who is right? Trump or the Deep State? Therein is the issue of faith. That question is helped by the behaviour of the two sides – ‘by their fruit you will recognise them’ (Mat 7:16).

    Although Jesus says he was sent to the ‘lost sheep of Israel’ nevertheless he did interact and accept the belief of Gentiles too, which is also a fulfillment of prophecy from Isaiah 49:6. A good thing for me since as far as I can tell I’m a Gentile.

    Yes, Jesus was definitely seen as a threat from below to the high-born Temple priest establishment.

    The thing is, Isaiah is the easy ‘go to’ book in the Old Testament to affirm Jesus’s messianic claim; Ezekiel is a tougher nut to crack. As I said before, the thing I’m pondering is, if Jesus fulfills all the prophecies of Isaiah but only some of Ezekiel, is that enough to establish a messianic claim? And to be fair to the original owners of the Old Testament I’m trying to look at it from the Jooish perspective, to also undnerstand why after 2,000 years they remain sceptical.

    It is always healthy to look at things in new and challenging ways!

  120. Delta A

    Knuckle Dragger, it’s time for you to forgive the ranga.

  121. Tom

    Excellent letters!

    Inspiring, Cardimona.

  122. Steve trickler

    Enjoy the ride. A grossly irresponsible one. One take, no script. Raw. 😁

    People in Sweden love doing this. It reminds me of Getaway in Stockholm.

    You’d think there would be a police helicopter following him? Nope. This bloke is simply toying with the Cops.

    With that said, he has skills behind the wheel. And selective when he decides to run amok with traffic on the road.



    Drive safe.

  123. Delta A

    I’ve been a cricket tragic since the fifties. Loved the tests, then later, the one dayers, which the entire Delta family enjoyed. Cricket was a huge part of our summer entertainment.

    Then came Ricky Ponting. I haven’t watched a game since his ascendancy… until the last Ashes series, when I was in hospital with nothing better to pass the time. FWIW, a few observations about the modern game:

    1. What is this rubbish with reviews of umpires’ decisions? Okay, the technology might be able to detect every little detail, but then what’s the point of having an umpire? They might be wrong occasionally – rarely – but their errors even out in the long run.

    2. Women commentators. Yeah, nah.

    3. Bowlers dawdling on the wicket, blocking batsmen when they’re running. Sure, they did that years ago, but they were much more discreet about it.

    4. Is that a drone hovering overhead? Glory be!

    5. Does everyone these days go into ranga-like raptures when they score a century? For goodness sake, gentlemen, a little decorum please.

    6. Commentators’ overuse of ‘elegant’ to describe a batsman’s shots: there are no elegant strokemakers today. To compare, check out Mark Waugh and David Gower. And, btw, don’t you miss the rollicking whacks of Viv Richards, Lance Cairns and our own (hopeless) Tangles Walker.

  124. Delta A

    Aus declared for 3/589.

    Probably a good call since the weather forecast is for rain (whatever that is) for the next few days.

  125. mh

    CH7 News have declared Dave Warner’s redemption is now complete.

  126. Gab

    You had me at

    2. Women commentators. Yeah, nah.

  127. Delta A

    BTW, the most boring player in history, imo, is Tap-Tap-(Chris)Tavare. Can’t remember his opening partner, but thanks to them, my sock drawer was a sight to behold.

  128. Rockdoctor

    Delta A
    #3248653, posted on November 30, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    For me bending the rules for a chucker to placate the sub continent, throwing Symonds under a bus because of the now tainted Tandaulkar & the wokeness of the lot since Clarke.

    Apparently some dude named Tim Paine is Captain, sadly as someone who used to be a tragic for the game I wouldn’t have a clue who he is or his past….

  129. Delta A

    You had me at

    2. Women commentators. Yeah, nah.

    Gab, it’s not a gender issue. I have dreadful tinnitus and find female voices, amplified on TV, screechy and difficult to understand.

    I don’t care a jot for diversity equality.

  130. cohenite

    Turdball, the prick with no end:

    (The Australian)
    The cost to build and maintain Australia’s new fleet of Attack-class submarines will hit about $225bn over their 50-year lifespan, Defence has admitted.
    Defence officials and the government had previously said the 12 new boats would cost $50bn to build and $50bn to sustain. But that was in “constant” dollars, which don’t account for inflation.
    Future Submarine program manager Rear Admiral Greg Sammut told Senate estimates on Friday that the “out-turned” cost of the boats — the actual cost of the subs when the money is spent — was estimated to be $80bn.
    And he revealed the out-turned cost of sustaining the boats until their scheduled retirement, in about 2080, was estimated to be $145bn, although this was only a “rough estimate”.
    Rear Admiral Sammut also ­revealed construction of the first sub would not start until 2024, up to a year after the previously ­quoted date. He said the original 2022-23 schedule referred to the readiness of personnel, tools and processes to start building the first sub’s pressure hull.
    Opposition defence spokesman Richard Marles said the cost and construction timeline for the ­Future Submarines were continuing to blow out. “This is the most ­expensive acquisition Australia has ever bought and we have now learnt it is 60 per cent more ­expensive than we were first told,’’ he said.
    “The government needs to come clean about when the first of the Future Submarines actually become operational.”
    Experts have questioned whether the 12 French-built boats — which will be the world’s largest and most expensive conventional subs — are a good fit for Australia, given their limitations in range and ability to stay under water compared to nuclear-powered subs.
    Australian Strategic Policy ­Institute analyst Marcus Hellyer, who had previously calculated the out-turned cost of the subs at $79bn, said taxpayers deserved to know the true cost.
    “It does raise the issue: what capability does it actually get you?” he told The Weekend Australian. “It’s supposed to be regionally superior, but it’s going to be up against nuclear submarines. And so we are paying $80bn to acquire 12 conventional submarines that will be coming into a world where the bad guys have got nuclear-propelled submarines, and there will be lots and lots of autonomous underwater vessels out there.
    “We are spending $80bn on a capability that could be in big trouble at some point.”
    The first Attack-class boat is not scheduled to enter service until about 2035.
    Chief of Navy Michael Noonan recently left open the prospect that some of the Attack-class sub could be nuclear-powered.
    However, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said they would be diesel-electric boats, as planned.
    She also rejected suggestions the subs would be technologically obsolete by the time they hit the water.

    Minister Reynolds needs to be keelhauled.

  131. Gab

    Well for me, Delta, it is a gender issue. Women suck at calling sports. Of any sort.

  132. 8th Dan

    Poor decision. Should have let Warner bat on and beat Haydens 380.

  133. thefrollickingmole

    But, but there is no rationing or death panels, only stupid Candidates from Alaska think that…

    Revealed: Millions to be affected by NHS plan to ration 34 everyday tests and treatments
    List includes hernia repair surgery and blood tests to detect prostate cancer

    ( to be fair it does look like they are culling popular “treatments” with low rates of “cure”.

    However it looks like they chucked the most pig ignorant reporter on the job again…

    Kidney stones would no longer be removed in an operating theatre and instead would be treated with sound wave therapy to reduce the pain.

    Which is almost certainly referring to this, a treatment which breaks up the stones without the risks associated with an operation.

    Kidney Stone Treatment: Shock Wave Lithotripsy
    Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) is the most common treatment for kidney stones in the U.S. Shock waves from outside the body are targeted at a kidney stone causing the stone to fragment. The stones are broken into tiny pieces.

  134. Bruce of Newcastle

    As I said before, the thing I’m pondering is, if Jesus fulfills all the prophecies of Isaiah but only some of Ezekiel, is that enough to establish a messianic claim?

    Juan – Depends on what the prophesies are about. Ezekiel was a prophet during the Exile. So it makes sense that he is prophesising about the return of the exiles to Jerusalem. And telling them what they should do once they get there (ie Ez 40-48 that you asked me about). Jeremiah likewise prophesised in the same vein (Jer 29:10), doing so from before the exile.

    Yet he certainly prophesises about Jesus. One earlier passage is this one:

    26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. Ez 36:26

    That is fulfilled by Jesus sending the Holy Spirit, which he did once he had paid the redemption for the people of Israel.

    I wouldn’t say that Jesus fulfills all the prophesies in Isaiah. But Isaiah certainly had a notable focus on the messiah and king to come.

  135. jupes

    Chris Tavare is a Pom. Bruce Laird an Aussie.

    Unless they’re homos, they weren’t partners.

  136. Leigh Lowe

    Elton John reveals he wore diaper, and used it, during Las Vegas show

    You’d think the audience would need diapers, too, having to listen to Reg Dwight’s repertoire.

  137. Fisky

    Wow did Turnbull really blow $250 billion to save Pyne’s seat???

  138. mh

    Tailgunner
    #3248641, posted on November 30, 2019 at 5:40 pm
    Candace, out from the ladies and On Her Feet!

    Some people don’t forget!

  139. Bruce of Newcastle

    Revealed: Millions to be affected by NHS plan to ration 34 everyday tests and treatments List includes hernia repair surgery and blood tests to detect prostate cancer

    Prostate cancer affects dastardly misogynistic hairy men, who are therefore fair game. Could you imagine the howling and screeching if they rationed breast cancer screenings?

  140. mh

    Wow did Turnbull really blow $250 billion to save Pyne’s seat???

    Blow for blow.

  141. 8th Dan

    Tailgunner
    #3248641, posted on November 30, 2019 at 5:40 pm
    Candace, out from the ladies and On Her Feet!

    Some people don’t forget!

    It’s way past time that they did.

  142. Dr Fred Lenin

    The European. Court of Justice are very concerned about the British Police murdering the poor opressed migrant on London Bridge . They are insisting the Police murderers and the civilians who assaulted him be handed over to the EU. For a fair trial and conviction The UKgovernment will be to pay €50 million to the family of the murdered man ,€20 million to his mosque and a fine of €35p million to the court .
    Leaving the EU will not be an excuse for not pay king the penalties .

  143. Bruce of Newcastle

    BTW, the most boring player in history, imo, is Tap-Tap-(Chris)Tavare.

    Fair call Delta, except I remember Geoff Boycott going through a phase of very slow batting which was so annoying that in one Test his captain demoted him to no. 11.

  144. cohenite

    Davy warner’s doing ok for a little ugly bloke: beat Bradman’s record, caught a screamer in the slips and has a dish for a wife, even if she did have a bit of slap and tickle in the dunny with acker dacker sonny, call me mahamed, Williams.

  145. Delta A

    Chris Tavare is a Pom. Bruce Laird an Aussie.

    Sorry, jupes. Memory letting me down. However, they were both chew-your-leg-off boring.

  146. thefrollickingmole

    What are you buying all that sperm for Stimpy?
    Trying to short the market?
    Or running some hole in the wall operation?

  147. 8th Dan

    Australia is going to beat the Pakis anyway. Warner should have been allowed to continue his innings and entertain the fans. Who knows, he could even have beaten Brian Laras 400 not out. Better to let him do that or get out trying, and then declare.

  148. Tailgunner:

    Biden/black chick2020
    I’m calling it.

    For the nomination or the Presidency ?

  149. Arky

    Cricket.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Zzzzzzzzzzzzz. Zzzzzzzzzzzz.

  150. Bruce of Newcastle

    Stimpy – The world is mad. I caught a bit of New Zealand Coast during overs of the cricket. There was trailbike racing on the black sand beaches somewhere down near Dunedin. But then who should appear but Neil Oliver, the very Scottish archaeologist, wandering along the rocky coast of South Island finding fossilized tree stumps. It was surreal.

  151. Stimpson J. Cat

    What are you buying all that sperm for Stimpy?
    Trying to short the market?
    Or running some hole in the wall operation?

    Don’t shift the blame.

    I’m seriously considering deporting all of them for this.

    And confiscating their sheep.

    They are out of the circle of trust.

    They simply can’t be trusted.

    I’m sorry but there it is.

  152. Arky

    Haven’t watched a game of cricket in years.
    Are the Australians still an arrogant bunch of petulant fuckwits, or is the team now infected with soy drinking gen Y lesbians?

  153. thefrollickingmole

    Are the Australians still an arrogant bunch of petulant fuckwits, or is the team now infected with soy drinking gen Y lesbians?

    Where do you think NZ is sourcing its HIV positive man gravy from?

  154. Snoopy

    Cohenite, something to get your bp up.

    Some even suggest that CO₂ is such a small part of the atmosphere it cannot have a large heating affect. Or that climate scientists are fixing the data to show the climate is changing (a global conspiracy that would take thousands of scientists in more than a 100 countries to pull off).

    All these arguments are false and there is a clear consensus among scientists about the causes of climate change. The climate models that predict global temperature rises have remained very similar over the last 30 years despite the huge increase in complexity, showing it is a robust outcome of the science.

  155. Bruce of Newcastle

    Dan – Warner was looking pretty exhausted in the close ups. Lots of wincing. A reasonable call by Paine, who has the whole summer season to consider, especially the hit-and-giggles.

  156. Juan

    As I said before, the thing I’m pondering is, if Jesus fulfills all the prophecies of Isaiah but only some of Ezekiel, is that enough to establish a messianic claim?

    Juan – Depends on what the prophesies are about. Ezekiel was a prophet during the Exile. So it makes sense that he is prophesising about the return of the exiles to Jerusalem. And telling them what they should do once they get there (ie Ez 40-48 that you asked me about). Jeremiah likewise prophesised in the same vein (Jer 29:10), doing so from before the exile.

    Yet he certainly prophesises about Jesus. One earlier passage is this one:

    26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. Ez 36:26

    That is fulfilled by Jesus sending the Holy Spirit, which he did once he had paid the redemption for the people of Israel.

    Sorry, my head’s spinning! I’m confused between Ezekiel’s ‘prince’ being to do with the return from exile; but then in Ezekiel 36:26 the ‘prince’ becomes Jesus?

    Anyway, I’m going to try to park this for a little while, and I still have to look into calli‘s responses. I thought Catallaxy would be a place to share a few thoughts on politics, culture, and current affairs. Instead, most of my comments have been about theology — a topic of great interest to me but not one I thought was at the centre of the Cat-galaxy! 😜

  157. Arky

    Anyone watched the Firefly TV series?
    Is it worth buying the DVDs?

  158. jupes

    Fair dinkum, the legal mind is such a weird, illogical cesspit. Check this out:

    The trial judge, Justice Wilkie, labelled Khan and his two accomplices “the more serious jihadists” among the group, and said they should not be released until they were no longer a threat to the public.

    “In my judgment, these offenders would remain, even after a lengthy term of imprisonment, of such a significant risk that the public could not be adequately protected by their being managed on licence in the community, subject to conditions, by reference to a preordained release date,” Judge Wilkie said in 2012.

    Right. Sounds fair. This bloke plotted to set up a terror camp and his mates plotted to attack the stock exchange, so keep the bastard in jail until we can be sure he is no longer a danger to the public i.e. never release the evil prick. So what did the judge do after the above judgement? He gave him a minimum of eight years! As we now know, some other legal types released him after just those eight years and he went on a stabbing rampage.

    What is wrong with these morons? Seriously. Of course no one will suffer any consequence for this stupidity.

  159. Snoopy

    And another.

    It’s happened before, now some claim it’s happening again.
    In 1200BC, the world’s most advanced civilisations — Egypt, Assyria, Cannan — were burnt to the ground all at once.

    It was the era of the Biblical Exodus and the poet Homer’s Trojan War.

    A convergence of catastrophes made these nations weak. And it’s happening again.

    “We’re f**ked,” says eminent biologist, Paul Ehrlich, whose 1968 book The Population Bomb triggered international debate.

    Speaking to news.com.au, Professor Ehrlich was pulling no punches.

    “We’ve talked for a long time about the coming collapse. Now we’re in it. Every sign says so.”

    I can’t work out if carbon dioxide is off the hook or not. But out of respect for the precautionary principle we should cease all immigration.

  160. jupes

    Are the Australians still an arrogant bunch of petulant fuckwits, or is the team now infected with soy drinking gen Y lesbians?

    No, the current side is starting to look the goods.

    Be interesting to see them play the Kiwis next month as they are the number two rated side in the world at the minute.

  161. Geriatric Mayfly

    Norwegian Justice Minister Says Quran Burning Part of Freedom of Speech

    We’ll see about that, say hordes of the Prophet’s (PBUH) sons with a mental illness.

  162. jupes

    Fair dinkum, the legal mind is such a weird, illogical cesspit. Check this out:

    The trial judge, Justice Wilkie, labelled Khan and his two accomplices “the more serious j*h*d*sts” among the group, and said they should not be released until they were no longer a threat to the public.

    “In my judgment, these offenders would remain, even after a lengthy term of imprisonment, of such a significant risk that the public could not be adequately protected by their being managed on licence in the community, subject to conditions, by reference to a preordained release date,” Judge Wilkie said in 2012.

    Right. Sounds fair. This bloke plotted to set up a terror camp and his mates plotted to attack the stock exchange, so keep the bastard in jail until we can be sure he is no longer a danger to the public i.e. never release the evil prick. So what did the judge do after the above judgement? He gave him a minimum of eight years! As we now know, some other legal types released him after just those eight years and he went on a stabbing rampage.

    What is wrong with these morons? Seriously. Of course no one will suffer any consequence for this stupidity.

  163. Bruce of Newcastle

    Cohenite, something to get your bp up.

    Odd how he avoids the only true global temperature datasets: the satellite and the radiosonde balloons.

    I like how he mentions the 2010 Moscow heatwave, which even NASA knows was due to the solar minimum. Does CO2 affect the Sun?

    Also I love the US fatality barchart. Which shows 2018 fatalities were lower than the 1989-2018 average for everything except deaths from cold

  164. Bruce of Newcastle

    Juan – Fred is indulging in a little satire. With fair justification given the ECJ’s habits.

  165. Tel

    “We’re f**ked,” says eminent biologist, Paul Ehrlich, whose 1968 book The Population Bomb triggered international debate.

    Ehrlich is a wrongologist pretending to be a biologist, and his 1968 book was yet another failed Malthusian prediction for which he should be pilloried.

    He’s been wrong so many times about so many things you would think that’s the end of the matter.

    Ehrlich lost a bet with Julian L. Simon over metal prices, after Simon allowed Ehrlich and a team of his own experts to select the metals they would bet on. How could any normal person still be out there being wrong after failing so many time already? What’s wrong with this man?

  166. Eyrie

    “Anyone watched the Firefly TV series?
    Is it worth buying the DVDs?”

    Yes, yes, yes. Is the Captains’ coat brown? Get the Serenity movie while you are at it. That’s the wrap up for the series.
    God, I loved Firefly.

  167. Eyrie

    Arky, make that Gorram I loved Firefly. Shiny!

  168. Tel

    Come to think of it … I know nothing about football but I know Monty is wrong about everything … if I got him to select the teams he wanted me to support, then I would have a better than even chance of winning. Can anyone see a fault in that logic?

  169. Juan

    Juan – Fred is indulging in a little satire. With fair justification given the ECJ’s habits.

    Ah, thanks. I guess I’ll have to fine tune my antennae for the subtler forms of Cat-satire. 😉

  170. cohenite

    Ehrlich is a dickhead, of that there is no doubt, but this:

    All these arguments are false and there is a clear consensus among scientists about the causes of climate change. The climate models that predict global temperature rises have remained very similar over the last 30 years despite the huge increase in complexity, showing it is a robust outcome of the science.

    One of the world’s great climate scientists did a marvellous study on the efficacy of GCMs; he tested their parameters through hindcasting: whether they could predict or hindcast the climate of the past, which admittedly is becoming problematic since all the world’s climate labs are changing the climate of the past to suit their narrative. The guy is Demetrius Koutsoyiannis, one of the world’s leading hydrologists and an expert on Hurst and stochastic effects. Hurst or Long Term Persistence refers to the uncertainty and random qualities present in all complex natural systems. Koutsoyiannis argues that global warming modeling does not take into account this uncertainty.

    Here is his 2010 paper; and here is an easier to digest presentation showing how none of the models come close to hindcasting accurately.

    The models have been consistently wrong because their forcing assumptions, what forces or causes climate change, are simply wrong: GIGO.

    There’s lots or rebuttals to such claims. John Christy, half of the UAH satellite record with Roy Spencer, brings out a graph every now and then comparing the model predictions with the real world. This one is a bit out of date (2015) but it shows the point:

    https://curryja.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/christy_dec8.jpg

  171. Arky

    Get the Serenity movie while you are at it.

    ..
    Just watched that on Netfux, and is why I was interested in the series.
    I was about ten minutes into the movie and thought “Holy shit, this isn’t the normal Hollywood message”.

  172. jupes

    Sorry, jupes. Memory letting me down. However, they were both chew-your-leg-off boring.

    Yeah nah. Laird wasn’t that bad. His test career strike rate was 36 while Tavare’s was 30.

  173. MatrixTransform

    Is it worth buying the DVDs?

    Do it … and watch Serenity just because

  174. Arky

    I guess the fact that there is a great TV series and movie from the early 2000s predicting a totalitarian alliance between China and the US is exactly the reason why I have never heard of them, and why googling “Serenity” brings up a shit and totally unrelated 2019 movie.

  175. jupes

    How could any normal person still be out there being wrong after failing so many time already? What’s wrong with this man?

    Well Ehrlich is just a grifter who is utterly useless at predicting anything but still makes money from it. The question should be: What is wrong with people that they still value his opinion?

    We are truly living in the age of stupid.

  176. Eyrie

    Arky, life has great mysteries. The most mysterious is how a flaming liberal like Joss Whedon could make something as good and anti liberal as Firefly/Serenity. It is probably the most libertarian thing you’ll see in the movies other than Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead.

  177. Thefrollickingmole

    Arky
    The series was made by a Uber-cuck, but somehow became almost libertarian in its outlook.

  178. Arky

    The same reason why “Big Brother” now refers to a bunch of vacuous reality TV shows, and not to Orwell’s 1984.
    Because the progressives seem to be extraordinarily good at nobbling any language that can be used to describe the shit they do.

  179. Arky

    Also good to see Animal Mother in that movie.

  180. Some History

    The Eagles “Prophesies”. From WIP

    https://imgur.com/l6hb7WV

  181. cohenite

    And yeah, it’s at the fucking conversation which is the stain on the toilet seat of public discourse. He quotes Cowtan and Way as a source of data. C&W are a legend having published one of the worst papers ever. In their paper cowpat and way used HadCRUT4 data, which covers 84% of the globe, and combined it with UAH data which covers much more of the globe. But HadCRUT4 is much hotter than UAH so they simply increased the areas of the world not covered by HadCRUT4 but which were covered by UAH at much cooler temperatures.

    The idiot who wrote the shit at the conversation also rabbited on about increases in climate caused deaths; this is fraudulent and tells you all you need to know about the arsehole; he used the NOAA analysis, I think, I didn’t want to spend any more time than I had to at the shitty site, which was critiqued here.

    In fact there’s a mountain of information showing climate related deaths and disasters declining despite the best efforts of the alarmists to increase them as the Wivenhoe dam disaster shows. Here’s Lomborg.

  182. Colonel Crispin Berka

    mh at 1:38 pm

    a planned scheme for a Christmas bomb attack on the London Stock Exchange, the American embassy and the home of Boris Johnson, who was then the Mayor of London.
    At the time of his sentencing, the judge said he was a “serious jih adist” who should not be released while he remained a threat to the public.

    Just a co-incidence?
    Normal cultural sensitivity nonsense, or intentional deep state threat to BoJo?
    We’d have to see how many other Cultural Diversity Evangelists were inside for similar crimes and background and also were/weren’t released.

  183. Boambee John

    Delta A

    Welcome back, hope you are getting used to the new leg.

    I hope the surgeons were not watching cricket during the operation. Scalpels are so much nester than this technique:

    chew-your-leg-off boring.

  184. Juan

    Fair dinkum, the legal mind is such a weird, illogical cesspit. Check this out:

    The trial judge, Justice Wilkie, labelled Khan and his two accomplices “the more serious j*h*d*sts” among the group, and said they should not be released until they were no longer a threat to the public.

    “In my judgment, these offenders would remain, even after a lengthy term of imprisonment, of such a significant risk that the public could not be adequately protected by their being managed on licence in the community, subject to conditions, by reference to a preordained release date,” Judge Wilkie said in 2012.

    Right. Sounds fair. This bloke plotted to set up a terror camp and his mates plotted to attack the stock exchange, so keep the bastard in jail until we can be sure he is no longer a danger to the public i.e. never release the evil prick. So what did the judge do after the above judgement? He gave him a minimum of eight years! As we now know, some other legal types released him after just those eight years and he went on a stabbing rampage.

    Not quite true.

    Mr Justice Wilkie sentenced him to an indeterminate sentence. The Court of Appeal overturned the sentence and instead sentence him to 16 years with a minimum of 8 years.

    It appears he was released ‘automatically’:

    The Parole Board said it had no involvement in Khan’s release, saying he “appears to have been released automatically on licence (as required by law)”.

    The Home Secretary looks like she might be worried the Conservatives, in power since 2010, might be lumped with responsibility for the system which released him automatically:

    Home Secretary Priti Patel refused to comment on reports, saying it would be “inappropriate” to confirm any details at this stage.

    She said the police needed “space and time” to complete the investigation and that it was not right to “speculate”.

    “We’re supporting the police through this very difficult investigation,” she said, adding: “I think it’s fair to say we’re all shocked and saddened.”

  185. Knuckle Dragger

    I could see what was coming, so I had a nap. Awoke to find the prophecy had come to pass.

    I will never forgive the ranga, Delta. Never ever. If he made 2500 Test runs in the next calendar year I couldn’t forgive the little weasel.

    He may be able to hold the stick as the world’s best flat track bully, but he’s a cheating cock, has been for years and deserves to be set on fire.

    Heresy warning: Bradman was without doubt the world’s best at what he did, but he was also a gigantic cock.

    I will loathe that midget fuck for the rest of his days. Not MY days, HIS days, because I will also outlive the Lambo driving wrong-footer, and make a final pilgrimage to his grave so I can piss on it.

  186. Boambee John

    Snoopy

    The climate models that predict global temperature rises have remained very similar over the last 30 years despite the huge increase in complexity, showing it is a robust outcome of the science.

    Certainly their inability to make reasonable projections has not changed. NASA recently acknowledged that they have extremely limited capability to make useable forecasts.

  187. Overburdened

    On the subject of cricket, it is true that an attractive female was returning to her spot after buying drinks, and was given the Ozzie cricket fan’s charming and sophisticated love call of, ‘sit on my face’.

    The gal immediately faced the fuckwit and called out, ‘what is you tongue longer than your prick?’.

    That event happened probably in the 1980’s, and is still the most profound thing I have heard at a sporting event. I hope someone here remembers the moment.

    Without prejudice I will say cricket is a load of rubbish and the array of fuckwits it has made known such as Warner, Warne, Boone of the beer drinking episode on a plane as a representative of our proud nation, cheating Smith and a cavalcade of greater or lesser overpaid and undeserving tools tells all that is wrong with it.

    Flanneled fools as the saying used to go.

  188. Knuckle Dragger

    I’m with you on your assessment of Gower btw Delta.

    Elegance personified. Both Gower and Mark Waugh.

    Khawaja actually compares himself to these two, but he’s just chubby and lazy.

  189. Overburdened

    Ha unreliable history.

    Thinking back I think that she said, ‘is your nose bigger than your prick?’

    In either case I reckon she may have been on the money.

  190. Knuckle Dragger

    And if you must have a midget playing for your country, make sure his name’s Laird. Stumpy’s a champ.

  191. Arky

    The apricot tree is dead. Long live the cherry tree I planted a few years ago.
    Just picked about half a kilo off it. birds got the rest. Not bad for such a little tree.

  192. Juan

    Fair dinkum, the legal mind is such a weird, illogical cesspit. Check this out:

    The trial judge, Justice Wilkie, labelled Khan and his two accomplices “the more serious j*h*d*sts” among the group, and said they should not be released until they were no longer a threat to the public.

    “In my judgment, these offenders would remain, even after a lengthy term of imprisonment, of such a significant risk that the public could not be adequately protected by their being managed on licence in the community, subject to conditions, by reference to a preordained release date,” Judge Wilkie said in 2012.

    Right. Sounds fair. This bloke plotted to set up a terror camp and his mates plotted to attack the stock exchange, so keep the bastard in jail until we can be sure he is no longer a danger to the public i.e. never release the evil prick. So what did the judge do after the above judgement? He gave him a minimum of eight years! As we now know, some other legal types released him after just those eight years and he went on a stabbing rampage.

    Not quite true.

    Mr Justice Wilkie sentenced him to an indeterminate sentence. The Court of Appeal overturned the sentence and instead sentence him to 16 years with a minimum of 8 years.

    It appears he was released ‘automatically’:

    The Parole Board said it had no involvement in Khan’s release, saying he “appears to have been released automatically on licence (as required by law)”.

    The Home Secretary looks like she might be a tad worried the Conservatives, in power since 2010, might be lumped with responsibility for the system which released him automatically:

    Home Secretary Priti Patel refused to comment on reports, saying it would be “inappropriate” to confirm any details at this stage.

    She said the police needed “space and time” to complete the investigation and that it was not right to “speculate”.

    “We’re supporting the police through this very difficult investigation,” she said, adding: “I think it’s fair to say we’re all shocked and saddened.”

  193. Knuckle Dragger

    I haven’t forgotten the other two either, OB.

    Forever stained.

  194. Herodotus

    Rick Morton uses the term “death rattles” re The Australian?
    Not quite the same scenario as we saw in the Fairfax example.

  195. jupes

    I will loathe that midget fuck for the rest of his days. Not MY days, HIS days, because I will also outlive the Lambo driving wrong-footer, and make a final pilgrimage to his grave so I can piss on it.

    Sad.

    I, on the other hand, enjoyed watching history being made and wish I had been there like I was when the little champ hit 100 in a session the last time the Pakis toured.

    Be interesting to see how he goes against a decent attack next month.

  196. Steve trickler

    Delta A. 👍 All the best.😉



  197. Bubbles

    I will loathe that midget fuck for the rest of his days. Not MY days, HIS days, because I will also outlive the Lambo driving wrong-footer, and make a final pilgrimage to his grave so I can piss on it.
    Grand stuff KD,
    I will fund your activity if you include the following thousands in your urinal offensive ..
    Malcolm’s egregious fetid spawn.
    Everybody from the Eastern Suburbs —excepting Dame Lizzie — but noting that your time for evacuation is short Maam.
    Victorians, South Brisbane public servants,
    Oh fukit! Just piss on all of them and let God sort them out.
    PS. Question. Is a ‘Lambo’ a Tassy whore?

  198. jupes

    Without prejudice I will say cricket is a load of rubbish and the array of fuckwits it has made known such as Warner, Warne, Boone of the beer drinking episode on a plane as a representative of our proud nation, cheating Smith and a cavalcade of greater or lesser overpaid and undeserving tools tells all that is wrong with it.

    Wash your mouth out with soap! Fair dinkum, dissing Boony for drinking piss! What sort of wowser are you?If you can’t appreciate those champions then perhaps you should take up following soccer or basketball. Australian sport is not for you.

  199. Juan

    Fair dinkum, the legal mind is such a weird, illogical cesspit. Check this out:

    The trial judge, Justice Wilkie, labelled Khan and his two accomplices “the more serious j*h*d*sts” among the group, and said they should not be released until they were no longer a threat to the public.

    “In my judgment, these offenders would remain, even after a lengthy term of imprisonment, of such a significant risk that the public could not be adequately protected by their being managed on licence in the community, subject to conditions, by reference to a preordained release date,” Judge Wilkie said in 2012.

    Right. Sounds fair. This bloke plotted to set up a terror camp and his mates plotted to attack the stock exchange, so keep the bastard in jail until we can be sure he is no longer a danger to the public i.e. never release the evil prick. So what did the judge do after the above judgement? He gave him a minimum of eight years! As we now know, some other legal types released him after just those eight years and he went on a stabbing rampage.

    Not quite true.

    Mr Justice Wilkie sentenced him to an indeterminate sentence. The Court of Appeal overturned the sentence and instead sentence him to 16 years with a minimum of 8 years.

    1/3

  200. mh

    Normal cultural sensitivity nonsense, or intentional deep state threat to BoJo?

    Crispin, it certainly has to be considered as part of the investigation.

  201. Knuckle Dragger

    Lamborghini, Bubbles.

    The monstrous houso dwarf actually drives it to Woollies.

  202. jupes

    Thanks Juan.

    The Parole Board said it had no involvement in Khan’s release, saying he “appears to have been released automatically on licence (as required by law)”.

    Again. The stupidity is gobsmacking. If that is the case, what is the point of the Parole Board? What is the point of the court sentencing him to 16 years? Who do they think they are kidding?

    Only a legal mind could think any of that makes sense.

  203. Snoopy

    If this bloke wasn’t the CEO of The Guardian I would almost feel sorry for him.

    At that dangerous stage of life. Married. Has a new high profile job in the bag. Attempts unsuccessfully to snap the weights on a 20-something colleague. By text.

    Read on.

  204. Juan

    What sort of wowser are you?

    Speaking of wowsers:

    ABOUT 250 men attended an anti-porn rally in the Civic Square today and swore not to watch pornography.

    I wonder how many of the 250 kept their pledge? 🤔

    And why was it only men who took the ‘no porn’ pledge? 🤷

  205. Roger

    Chief of Navy Michael Noonan recently left open the prospect that some of the Attack-class sub could be nuclear-powered. However, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said they would be diesel-electric boats, as planned. She also rejected suggestions the subs would be technologically obsolete by the time they hit the water.

    I believe this is what is known in the military as a clusterfuck.

  206. jupes

    The Court of Appeal overturned the sentence and instead sentence him to 16 years with a minimum of 8 years.

    How dare they! In a rational world these pricks would bear some responsibility for the terrorist attack and pay a price for that. This is the same profession who will punish a pub, for example, for serving a drunk too much alcohol, yet takes no responsibility for directly releasing a terrorist on the public.

    Absolute scum.

  207. John Constantine

    Know a bloke whose exmissus from his leftie days turned up out of the blue right in the middle of the combined hay season, harvest season,shearing season. With her semi drivers licence and woolclassers ticket.

    Probably end in tears.

  208. jupes

    Lol. Pakistan 4 / 69!

    Will they send them back in or give Warner another bat?

  209. Arky

    Speaking of wowsers:

    ..
    If it is wowserism to decline to watch people making a stupid spectacle of themselves while you toss off and avoid making it with an actual woman, I hope to be a wowser more often.

  210. Roger

    Lol. Pakistan 4 / 69!

    A joke.

    They need to be demoted from Test cricket.

  211. mh

    After Theresa May called the last election she was riding high in the polls.
    Then there was an Is lamic terror attack, and May come out with a steaming plateful of politically correct crap about the religion of peace, and how there was no relation to terror, which would have been seen by working class Britons as a slap in the face by an insipid politician. Voters turned on her, and the Tories just hung on with a minority government.
    I hope Boris is better otherwise anything could happen.

  212. Arky

    I hope Boris is better

    ..
    Why? He is a mop headed wanker of the most progressive kind.

  213. Juan

    Speaking of wowsers:

    ..
    If it is wowserism to decline to watch people making a stupid spectacle of themselves while you toss off and avoid making it with an actual woman, I hope to be a wowser more often.

    It’s wowserism to be concerned about what other people do in private — or excuse me, am I not on ‘Australia’s leading libertarian and centre-right blog’?

    And what business is it of the Mayor of Toowoomba, anyway?

  214. jupes

    I don’t think you can pin this on the lawyers.

    Yes I can.

    It was the legal profession who reduced his sentence. It is the legal profession who staff the ministry of justice and more than likely it is politicians from the legal profession who wrote the ridiculous laws in the first place.

  215. jupes

    It’s wowserism to be concerned about what other people do in private — or excuse me, am I not on ‘Australia’s leading libertarian and centre-right blog’?

    But these blokes only stated that they themselves would stop wanking over porn.

  216. Juan

    I hope Boris is better

    ..
    Why? He is a mop headed wanker of the most progressive kind.

    Boris’s environmental policies would place him to the left of Labor if he ran for office in Australia.

  217. Arky

    Mop headed wanker manifesto:

    I guarantee:

    Extra funding for the NHS, with 50,000 more nurses and 50 million more GP surgery appointments a year.

    20,000 more police and tougher sentencing for criminals.

    An Australian-style points-based system to control immigration.

    Millions more invested every week in science, schools, apprenticeships and infrastructure while controlling debt.

    Reaching Net Zero by 2050 with investment in clean energy solutions and green infrastructure to reduce carbon emissions and pollution.

    We will not raise the rate of income tax, VAT or National Insurance.

  218. Jupes:

    How dare they! In a rational world these pricks would bear some responsibility for the terrorist attack and pay a price for that. This is the same profession who will punish a pub, for example, for serving a drunk too much alcohol, yet takes no responsibility for directly releasing a terrorist on the public.

    You are quite correct. In a rational world, the scum should be outed and let nature take its course.

  219. Ellie

    It’s early for loud music, but let’s shake down the Government 😲

  220. jupes

    Good to see that the citizens who tackled the terrorist have been praised. Far better than the Run, Hide, Tell advice given in the recent past.

    Also good to see that the police shot the prick on the deck, presumably because they thought he had an explosive vest on. That should be the standard first response to terrorists.

  221. mh

    Arky
    #3248776, posted on November 30, 2019 at 9:13 pm
    I hope Boris is better

    ..
    Why? He is a mop headed wanker of the most progressive kind.

    As long as BoJo can get Brexit done nothing else matters right now.

  222. jupes

    An Australian-style points-based system to control immigration.

    Good grief! What an idiot.

    We have a million Chicoms and a couple of hundred thousand M*sl*ms. A recipe for disaster if I’ve ever seen one.

  223. Arky

    What are the Conservatives doing to tackle Climate Change?
    We’re working hard to improve the UK’s environment by reducing the carbon footprint of the country – that’s why we are bringing forward new laws that will commit the UK to net zero emissions by 2050, to leave the environment to a better state for the next generation.
    However, this is just one policy we have brought into force to improve our environment.
    Since coming to office in 2010, we have helped secure the Paris Agreement: a key deal to limit global temperature rises, to help to avoid the worst impact of climate change.
    The UK has also been one of the first countries to commit to ending unabated coal power generation by 2025. We have worked hard to reduce our dependency on coal through a myriad of policies and support for alternative fuel producers.
    What does ‘Net Zero’ Emissions mean?
    To go net zero means that emissions from homes, transport, farming, and industry will be hugely reduced, with any remaining emissions offset by planting trees or using carbon capture technology to take CO2 out of the atmosphere.
    In terms of practical policy, to achieve this the government will end the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040, roll out chargepoints across the country to give more people the option of owning an electric vehicle, and more.

    Why have we Pledged Net Zero Emissions?
    We are committed to combatting climate change and have committed the UK to being a climate leader. That’s why in October 2018, we wrote to the Committee on Climate Change for advice on a date to achieve a net zero emission rate.
    Working closely with the committee, their advice was published on 2 May 2019 that a net zero target by 2050 is “necessary, feasible and cost effective.” Our strategy will deliver on the commitment that the UK made by signing the Paris Agreement.
    We’ve already created almost 400,000 jobs in the low carbon economy. But we want to go further and aim to create 2 million by 2030.

  224. Juan

    But these blokes only stated that they themselves would stop wanking over porn.

    I’m not concerned about the blokes, they’re at liberty to do as they please; it’s the ‘organisers’ who are old-fashioned busybodies suffering from the twin failings of having too much time on their hands; and the wrong priorities — priorities which worry a little too much about what people do in private instead of the things which really matter in this world.

  225. Arky

    As long as BoJo can get Brexit done nothing else matters right now.

    ..
    He has shown no intention of doing anything different from May.

  226. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘in a bid to combat prison overcrowding’

    Captain Obvious moment.

    Prison beds do not have a finite end quantum, unlike the number of Maltesers in a packet.

    Packet is empty. Get more Maltesers.

    Prisons are full. Build more fucking prisons you dolts.

  227. P

    Hi Ellie,
    I’ve just finished watching on WWMovies (Channel 32) “Woman in Gold“.
    I thought of you.

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