Tuesday Forum: July 28, 2020

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  1. That’s lucky, the old one shall expire at midnight.

    #Cinderellas

  2. Leigh Lowe #3526838, posted on July 28, 2020 at 5:07 pm
    🙂

  3. 2dogs

    Challenge to Cats: identify the worst decision in history that was unopposed at the time.

  4. Leigh Lowe

    A definition.
    What doxxing is.
    Doxxing is the practice of researching an otherwise anonymous person and publishing that person’s private contact details to cause embarrassment, career damage or physical harm.
    What doxxing is not.
    Where a person uploads a video and/or makes a commentary on social media under their own name and then receives an unexpected adverse response.
    .
    The latter is what happened to Crazy Bunnings lady.
    Her former employer i-select did not dox her.
    Crazy Bunnings lady voluntarily created a Linked-in profile listing her employer as i-select. Either through slackness or deliberately trying to mislead, she did not update this when she left i-select nearly two years ago.
    When contacted, i-select corrected the record, saying she no longer worked there, and added that they disagreed with her comments (as they are free to do).
    They did not provide her phone number, address, car rego or any other identifying detail.
    Therefore they did not “dox” her.

  5. Challenge to Cats: identify the worst decision in history that was unopposed at the time.

    Government takeover of education?

  6. Leigh Lowe

    2dogs

    #3526852, posted on July 28, 2020 at 5:19 pm

    Challenge to Cats: identify the worst decision in history that was unopposed at the time

    Before KD gets here, let me pre-empt what he might say.
    It will have something to do with a chap named Harmes retrieving a football from behind the pie stall at the city end of the MCG and returning the ball to the field of play undetected by the boundary umpire.

  7. 2dogs

    Government takeover of education?

    Don’t think that was unopposed.

  8. sfw

    We can see who doesn’t have anything to do during the day.

  9. Some History

    The Victorian Government Public Health Team has been celebrated by WaxWorks.

    They look pretty life-like.

    https://imgur.com/kOG2fUH

  10. Nick

    The ‘rally’ today. Lol
    I’ve seen more Abbos at a South Sydney game

  11. Interesting observation made to me today by an Army guy. Melbourne is needing ADF medical staff to cover staff in VIC aged care homes. However the homes are operated by big business medical outfits such as Ramsey etc. Now they are getting Federal support for staff who may not be turning up.

    Wonder if the owners of those care homes will be billed for the free labour.

    I guess VIC is lucky the Federal Government is not adding to an invoice for the billions of $’s their incompetence has caused (ie. ADF manpower, Jobkeeper etc). Plus additional costs to the other states.

  12. Eyrie

    Challenge to Cats: identify the worst decision in history that was unopposed at the time.

    Invention of the concept of “government”.

  13. That would be in the two teams !

    However note how organiser then gets escorted into Parliament House by MP Shoebridge.

    What is obvious from the continued protest is that it not even about BLM in general but about one particular case (ie. Dungay).

    “The ‘rally’ today. Lol
    I’ve seen more Abbos at a South Sydney game”.

  14. Nick

    Seriously, what football pedigree do these mongs have, yet alone s knowledge of social culture ?

    Public criticism of umpires against the spirit of the game: AFL

  15. Maj

    For folks who don’t know much about Welby:

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/mar/20/justin-welby-powerful-evangelical-church

    When that article was written Welby was the great hope for conservative Evangelicals who had just orchestrated his appointment as Archbishop of Canterbury, to replace the utter disappointment Rowan Williams who was a compromiser for the sake of “unity”.

    Unfortunately Welby also turned out to be a compromiser to hold the worldwide Anglican Communion together. Conservative Evangelicals will be happy to see his term end a couple of years early.

  16. Leigh Lowe

    Nick

    #3526868, posted on July 28, 2020 at 5:32 pm

    The ‘rally’ today. Lol
    I’ve seen more Abbos at a South Sydney game

    Ha, ha.
    There wasn’t even enough people for the ABC to pull their usual stunt to pump up the appearance of numbers.
    That is, get 50 or so to gather in a tight group and take a shot from waist level looking up at them.
    Looks busy and crowded, but nothing behind.

  17. calli

    I’m mumbling to myself on the OOT.

    FIRST!

  18. calli

    Nelson! You greedy little Adelaide Namer, you.

  19. Nick

    Oh my

    Johnny Depp did drugs with a male ‘clique’, abused Amber Heard, and discredited her as a ‘gold-digger’ and ‘shrew’, QC says.

  20. cohenite

    I wasn’t leaving this insult to the troll on the other thread:

    1735099
    #3495427, posted on June 25, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    A socialist is not a communist.
    A Green is not a communist.
    And I’m not upset.
    Observing people who are obsessed with ideology is not upsetting – it’s fascinating.

    Socialist is the term commies use when they’re not in power; when they’re in power their title invariably has democratic in it somewhere even though they are the antithesis of democratic. Communism, after all the marxist bullshit is removed, is simply a group of elites who have total control over the lives of all others. Usually there’s a dictator in charge. It has nothing to do with equality or fairness but is all about power and the elites accumulate huge wealth while running their country into the ground. Every fucking time.

    Imagine a society with shitheads like the troll in charge. Well, you don’t have to imagine, just look at russia, china, NK, cuba, venezeula, cambodia etc.

    I don’t know why you guys bother to generate thoughtful answers to the troll; he is a liar, a subverter and an arrogant, useless bastard. Just insult him, it doesn’t matter if your insults are not creative, although they can be. And remember he either wants you dead or under his well sucked thumb.

  21. Fred

    Move over Karen, I propose a new label – Tim.

    A Tim is someone who cries racism when there is none. Named after former Race Discrimination Commissioner and ALP apparatchik Tim Soutphommasane.

    Nascar driver Bubba Wallace is such a Tim.

  22. thefrollickingmole

    and discredited her as a ‘gold-digger’ and ‘shrew’, QC says.

    Is truth a defense in a trail?

  23. calli

    The Defaming of the Shrew.

  24. Leigh Lowe

    Bwah, ha, ha.
    Channel Nein using the yellow and black “nuclear waste” symbol in it’s Kung Flu coverage.

  25. Leigh Lowe

    calli

    #3526904, posted on July 28, 2020 at 5:56 pm

    The Defaming of the Shrew.

    Snort, cackle.
    Noice.

  26. cohenite

    What is obvious from the continued protest is that it not even about BLM in general but about one particular case (ie. Dungay).

    I rang up talkback today to speak about today’s fizzer of a blm fart-fest. The irish SOB who organised it knew that thanks to the brave efforts of the likes of Jacinta and Warren that the deaths in custody bullshit no longer flew, so it become in memory of david dungay. Dungay was only 26 when he died. He had a ferocious criminal history including home invasion, assault and sexual assault; and he continued to be violent in prison. In prison he was diagnosed by his consulting psychiatrist and physicians with psychosis, schizophrenia and type 1 diabetes and hyperglycaemia; he was also obese. On the day he died he refused his medicine and went to his cell and began stuffing a stash of biscuits down his gob. The guards knew if they didn’t stop him he would go in diabetic shock and die. He violently resisted the attempt to remove the biscuits, had a heart attack and died.

    The coroner’s report details all this and notes the scuffle contributed to his death. But what could the wardens do? They were acting under medical advice; medical advice better than most get out of prison. If they didn’t intervene he would have died.

    How this can be construed as racism, systemic or otherwise is just garbage, a lie. But this what the blm deals in, lies. We know from its leaders, patrisse cullors and alicia garza, that they are self-declared commies who want to tear down Western democracy. They don’t care about blacks or any one else for that matter. No commie does. They just use people to achieve their goal of power.

    The irishman who organised today’s protest is an academic at UTS, in its jumbunna indigenous institute. I bet he and it get a bucket full of taxpayer money to tell us we’re all racists and bad people.

  27. JC

    You know, one of the biggest stories of the year and it’s hardly been reported.

    The US advocates regime change in China. This is really freaking huge. It’s yuger than yuge.

  28. Some doctor opposed it on the grounds, and Im trying to quote accurately here, “any risk above zero is unacceptable as it may cause community transmission”.

    If that’s the best they can come up with, it is difficult to say Clive doesn’t actually have a point.

  29. Leigh Lowe

    Nick

    #3526875, posted on July 28, 2020 at 5:37 pm

    Seriously, what football pedigree do these mongs have, yet alone s knowledge of social culture ?

    Public criticism of umpires against the spirit of the game: AFL

    WTF?
    The public?
    So we have had three coaches – Clarkson, Beveridge and Buckley – changing the rules week by week by sooking at press conferences.
    Particularly Clarkson.
    They have clauses in their contracts preventing them bagging the umps, which have not been invoked.
    But Joe Public, who are paying memberships to not go to the footy are the problem.
    FMD!

  30. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Spot of spacechooking for the C.S. Forester and Patrick O’Brien fans on the Cat There’s a very good social history “Son’s of the Waves – The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail” by Stephen Taylor, just been released. Good reading.

    There’s an account of the voyage of the slaveship “Spy” in 1791. Loaded brandy, muskets, swords and brass pots from England to the Bight of Benin. Loaded 450 slaves for Montego Bay, in the West Indies. Loaded rum ,sugar and mahogany for England. Just off Beachy Head, the “Spy” was brought to the the frigate “Nemesis” All but four of the crew of thirty five hands were pressed into the Royal Navy then and there…. (Page 124.)

  31. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    “brought to BY the frigate “Nemesis…”

  32. Top Ender

    Like Chickenman, (s)he’s everywhere, she’s everywhere!

    Chantal Watergate demands Dandenong police delete her records after arrest

    An anti-mask crusader who was arrested after failing to provide her name and address to police has filmed herself “serving” officers and demanding her details be removed from the system.

    Melbourne’s latest anti-mask campaigner wants police to delete her name from their records after she was arrested for failing to provide her name and address.

    Chantal Watergate said she was questioned by police over failing to wear a mask in public – a requirement under the chief health officer’s directive.

    Ms Watergate said she was taken into a holding cell on Friday while police searched her bag for identification.

    In a video posted to Facebook by “pandemic” lawyer Peter Little, Ms Watergate “served” a statutory declaration which detailed the events that took place leading up to her arrest, as well as a notice of prohibition.

    “I’m hoping to just get all my name off their records, that’s the outcome that I want today. I’m not interested in suing at this stage, but maybe we can look at that later,” she said.

    “I just want my name scratched from all their records because I did nothing wrong.”

    Ms Watergate claimed she had proof that she was an asthmatic, but police wouldn’t accept the paperwork because it didn’t specify her condition prevented her from wearing a mask.

    Herald-Sun

  33. Leigh Lowe

    … he refused his medicine and went to his cell and began stuffing a stash of biscuits down his gob. The guards knew if they didn’t stop him he would go in diabetic shock and die. He violently resisted the attempt to remove the biscuits …

    Weekend at m0nty’s.

  34. JC#3526919, posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:09 pm
    Oh Lord

    This type of stupid shit, moaning aloud like it’s got a sort toe.
    Dirties up the thread – like dog’s vomit on a loungeroom carpet.

    Fuck off until you’ve got some manner – you senile old nobody.

  35. Fisky

    Wow. Fascinating WaPo article from 1982 during a critical period in US-Soviet tensions. It’s quite eerily similar to the dynamics today, right down to the dove-ish narrative being pushed by big corporations and the phony pro-engagement arguments of various “experts”.

    Money Is Often Bottom Line in East-West Ties

    “All these years we have thought of East-West relations in terms of missiles and terror,” said an international financier. “Now we are finding that it all really just comes down to money.”

    As of last Sept. 30, the Soviet Union and its six East European allies owed Western commercial banks $65.4 billion–an eightfold increase in communist debt since 1970. Both Poland and Romania have fallen behind on their interest payments to Western banks, and even the Soviet Union reportedly has asked some Western companies for a few months’ grace in paying bills.

    Western financial institutions have become involved so deeply in the affairs of communist countries that several New York banks have specialists who work full time just on Romania, and financiers from Chase Manhattan and Deutsche Bank regularly advise Communist officials in Warsaw and Bucharest on how best to revamp their economies to pay back loans.

    This is a new and unprecedented situation in the history of East-West relations. In the initial phases of detente in the early 1970s, the West used offers of expanded trade and credits to encourage the Soviet Union to join in arms talks and ease curbs on ties between East and West Germany. The economic issues were viewed as secondary to improving political relations overall.

    Today, however, the West has lent so heavily to Eastern Europe that financial matters have become a key factor in East-West ties, and there are fundamental differences about how to handle them.

    Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger and some senior officials in the Reagan administration have advocated denying credit, technology and food to the Soviet Bloc to destabilize the area economically and force the Kremlin to divert resources away from military development.

    Administration officials say, for instance, that they could force Poland into financial default as punishment if the military government does not end martial law. The administration also is pressing its European allies to stop subsidizing the loans that private banks make to the Soviet Union.

    Such proposals fit with the administration’s robust anti-Soviet stand, but critics say they cut two ways. West European governments and State Department officials argue that economic warfare against Soviet satellites would shove all of East Europe firmly into the arms of the Kremlin. Powerful private interests on both sides of the Atlantic also would be hurt: U.S. agribusiness, which supports grain sales to the East; West German heavy industry, which is disproportionately dependent on the Soviet Bloc as a market for steel, large-diameter pipe, chemical plants and other “big ticket” items; and West European banks, which are much more heavily exposed in Poland than American banks are. Punitive economic measures also could hurt Hungary and Yugoslavia, two communist countries with relatively progressive governments, and thus discourage liberal experiments in the East.

  36. Nick

    LL, the article goes on,

    Without naming specific individuals, an AFL statement reiterated that all those involved in Australian football – involving players, coaches and officials – have “to demonstrate respect and sportsmanship towards each other”.

    But still….

  37. Fisky

    The US advocates regime change in China. This is really freaking huge. It’s yuger than yuge.

    Kinda sorta without saying so too openly. Good luck to them.

  38. Tim Neilson

    Challenge to Cats: identify the worst decision in history that was unopposed at the time.

    Me and a mate at Uni opening a bottle of Scotch after getting back to college from a monster session at the pub.

  39. cohenite

    Anthropogenic global warming and climate change wreaking havoc in Svalbard.

    Downtown Branxton is doing ok though.

  40. thefrollickingmole

    The guards knew if they didn’t stop him he would go in diabetic shock and die.

    Incorrect, that might have been what they thought, but the bloke was at risk of Hypergycemia, which is elevated blood sugar, it takes quite a long time to go tits up with and he wasnt showing any pathologies associated with long term Hyper.

    What has probably happened, based on past history, is a guard who knew Dungay had episodes of hypoglycemia (enough to put him into a coma/hospital etc) mixed the 2 conditions up.
    Hypoglycemia is the quick one.

    So the big fuckup was in someone (guard/nurse) misdiagnosing in the first place.
    He could have been mainlining icing sugar and it wouldnt have been an emergency requiring takedown.

    The bloke was an aggressive/mentally ill nut who could have been left in his cell

  41. Farmer Gez

    Classic on channel Nein news.
    Bayside council are putting sand in playgrounds and gravel in the skatepark to stop use by young people.
    They interview a young lad, looks about twelve.

    “How’s this stopping Covid?”

  42. Fisky

    If you ever needed more evidence that the “let’s turn China into a liberal democracy by trading with it” is so mind-numbingly idiotic, just reflect on the fact that the very forces that were supposed to make China spontaneously regime change itself – Western multi-national corporations – are exactly the same organisations going totally silent on the Uyghur camps, HK, etc, and lobbying our governments to Shut Up as well (see: Twiggy Forrest). It was always a transparently fraudulent rationale for “engaging” Beijing.

  43. Leigh Lowe

    Nick

    #3526933, posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    LL, the article goes on,

    Without naming specific individuals, an AFL statement reiterated that all those involved in Australian football – involving players, coaches and officials – have “to demonstrate respect and sportsmanship towards each other”.

    But still….

    Has Clarko got a picture of Gillon McPolo-Pony in flagrante delicto with his polo pony?

  44. Steve trickler

    This would be a totally f#cked up situation for any parent to watch. Two brothers having to mangle each other.

    Nick Nolte’s face reflects this emotion perfectly.



  45. Leigh Lowe

    Farmer Gez

    #3526946, posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Classic on channel Nein news.
    Bayside council are putting sand in playgrounds and gravel in the skatepark to stop use by young people.
    They interview a young lad, looks about twelve.

    “How’s this stopping Covid?”

    Excellent.
    Simple questions pointing out the inconsistencies and idiocies of these regs.
    More better than an entitled Hyacinth berating the shop-keep.

  46. Leigh Lowe

    Mole.
    Hypo.
    Hyper.
    Same thing right?
    🙂

  47. Makka

    In the vid put up by kaycee on the doctors advocating for hydroxychloroquine, they referred to the study by Dr Harvey Risch of Yale University.

    This is the Op-ed from Risch in Newsweek;
    https://www.newsweek.com/key-defeating-covid-19-already-exists-we-need-start-using-it-opinion-1519535

    Physicians who have been using these medications in the face of widespread skepticism have been truly heroic. They have done what the science shows is best for their patients, often at great personal risk. I myself know of two doctors who have saved the lives of hundreds of patients with these medications, but are now fighting state medical boards to save their licenses and reputations. The cases against them are completely without scientific merit.

    Since publication of my May 27 article, seven more studies have demonstrated similar benefit. In a lengthy follow-up letter, also published by AJE, I discuss these seven studies and renew my call for the immediate early use of hydroxychloroquine in high-risk patients. These seven studies include: an additional 400 high-risk patients treated by Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, with zero deaths; four studies totaling almost 500 high-risk patients treated in nursing homes and clinics across the U.S., with no deaths; a controlled trial of more than 700 high-risk patients in Brazil, with significantly reduced risk of hospitalization and two deaths among 334 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine; and another study of 398 matched patients in France, also with significantly reduced hospitalization risk. Since my letter was published, even more doctors have reported to me their completely successful use.

    Beyond these studies of individual patients, we have seen what happens in large populations when these drugs are used. These have been “natural experiments.” In the northern Brazil state of Pará, COVID-19 deaths were increasing exponentially. On April 6, the public hospital network purchased 75,000 doses of azithromycin and 90,000 doses of hydroxychloroquine. Over the next few weeks, authorities began distributing these medications to infected individuals. Even though new cases continued to occur, on May 22 the death rate started to plummet and is now about one-eighth what it was at the peak.

    A reverse natural experiment happened in Switzerland. On May 27, the Swiss national government banned outpatient use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19. Around June 10, COVID-19 deaths increased four-fold and remained elevated. On June 11, the Swiss government revoked the ban, and on June 23 the death rate reverted to what it had been beforehand.

  48. Nick

    Has Clarko got a picture of Gillon McPolo-Pony in flagrante delicto with his polo pony?

    He’s an exhibit in the Museum of the protected species

  49. Nick

    Old Chinese guy smashes up shops and drives back and forth into cars. Police will take no action…

  50. sfw

    Can anyone who knew Melbourne 40 years ago, tell me that the cbd (and surrounds) is better now than when this clip was filmed?

  51. Herodotus

    How to make ABC more diverse? Easy.
    Sack all of the current crew and replace them with a cross-section (politically) of the Australian community.
    Or just shut it down and let the inherent “diversity” of the nation exert itself without the overlay of white-anting and marching through that the ABC has visited on us for decades.

  52. sfw

    Won’t come up, supposed to be ‘Long way to the top’ filmed in Swanston St

  53. JC

    Western multi-national corporations – are exactly the same organisations going totally silent on the Uyghur camps

    Fisky, you’re at the wrong site as a decent slab of the people posting here would be supportive of locking up Muzzes. Ask Rones as a test.

    Rones likely supports apartheid for instance. Ask him as he pretends not read my comments.

  54. cohenite

    What has probably happened, based on past history, is a guard who knew Dungay had episodes of hypoglycemia (enough to put him into a coma/hospital etc) mixed the 2 conditions up.
    Hypoglycemia is the quick one.

    That’s true; hyper gives you the heart attack I guess.

  55. Leigh Lowe

    Nick

    #3526956, posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:39 pm

    Has Clarko got a picture of Gillon McPolo-Pony in flagrante delicto with his polo pony?

    He’s an exhibit in the Museum of the protected species

    Unbelievable.
    Clarko said that the “Swans had 19 on the field “(implying an ump was biased) and that “Papley was skilled at playing for frees”.
    That would normally cost a coach $10k – $20k and maybe even a suspension of a week for accusing umps of cheating.
    The facts.
    Papley kicked 4 goals 2 behinds.
    Hawthorn lost by 13 points.
    Papley had one free kick for and one against.
    Hard to see how that cost the game.

  56. mh

    I’ve always supported the Uighers.
    But they may want to consider a new name for themselves that is easy to spell.

  57. JC

    I didn’t say everyone, mh. A decent slab is not 100%

  58. Nick

    LL, it’s not as if Clarkson has whined before about umpiring or other teams. Oh hang on.

  59. MatrixTransform

    Can anyone who knew Melbourne 40 years ago, tell me that the cbd (and surrounds) is better now than when this clip was filmed?

    Melbourne might be a shit hole … but it used to be a much much worse shit hole

    Who said you could fire a cannon up Swantson St and nobody would notice? True dat
    The pall of smog as you descended on the Westgate into the Western Wastelands was awesome.
    The river and the creeks were cess-pits
    We had the shortest freeway in the world from nowhere to just outside of nowhere

    good music scene though

  60. custard

    One of my work colleagues has several grandchildren including a boy of just two. His mother is a speech therapist. Apparently he can string together long coherent sentences without any shouting and is perfectly clear to understand.

    What an incredible start in life.

  61. custard

    In moderation

    Think I’ve found the bad word.

    One of my work colleagues has several grand children including a boy of just two. His mother is a speech therapist. Apparently he can string together long coherent sentences without any shouting and is perfectly clear to understand.

    What an incredible start in life.

  62. Leigh Lowe

    Nick

    #3526978, posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    LL, it’s not as if Clarkson has whined before about umpiring or other teams. Oh hang on.

    The Gyprock walls in the coach’s box should be very afraid!
    FMD.
    He now has a team of ageing plodders who are second to the ball.
    And he then demands a rule change that means a player grabs the ball and is touched by anyone in yellow and brown = Free Kick Hawthorn.
    For two weeks he got his way.
    But still no wins.

  63. kaysee

    This is the Op-ed from Risch in Newsweek;
    https://www.newsweek.com/key-defeating-covid-19-already-exists-we-need-start-using-it-opinion-1519535

    Makka, no wonder that the doctors in the video referenced this article.
     
    Some points from the article:

    Why has hydroxychloroquine been disregarded?
     
    First, as all know, the medication has become highly politicized. For many, it is viewed as a marker of political identity, on both sides of the political spectrum. Nobody needs me to remind them that this is not how medicine should proceed. We must judge this medication strictly on the science. When doctors graduate from medical school, they formally promise to make the health and life of the patient their first consideration, without biases of race, religion, nationality, social standing—or political affiliation. Lives must come first.
     
    Second, the drug has not been used properly in many studies.

     
    The final paragraph:

    In the future, I believe this misbegotten episode regarding hydroxychloroquine will be studied by sociologists of medicine as a classic example of how extra-scientific factors overrode clear-cut medical evidence. But for now, reality demands a clear, scientific eye on the evidence and where it points.

    And in the comments section, from a PhD commenter:

    When Prof. Risch discussed how HCQ “has not been used properly in many studies”, I am surprised he failed to mention that the dose those studies used was inappropriately high, in fact TOXIC. This medicine has been widely used around the globe since 1955 and its safety profile is well known. In proper doses, it is safer than Tylenol or Motrin. It is not clear why the study designers chose to use a toxic dose.

  64. Nick

    Melbourne is better in some respects than it used to be, but I miss the ‘old’ Melbourne

  65. Can you even get a sausage roll? Milk bars are closing left, right and centre!

  66. mh

    cohenite
    #3526913, posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:05 pm

    Anyone protesting about the death of David Dungay is dishonest scum.

  67. MatrixTransform

    Can you even get a sausage roll?

    Kenny’s Bakeries … bless ’em

    its potato cakes that are rarer that rocking-horse shit

  68. Makka

    kaysee
    #3526990, posted on July 28, 2020 at 7:03 pm

    The way I read this right now tonight, there are hundreds of covid patients in aged care homes in Vic and elsewhere no doubt scared out of their wits, along with their families. A treatment now exists,tonight, with extremely high success rates for curing the disease symptoms in patients even with chronic co-morbidity conditions. Do they have access to this treatment? If not, this is fkg outrageous, the perps preventing it should be locked now and the treatment rolled out immediately. Then, the lockdowns should all be lifted.

    As Dr Risch has stated;

    “In fact, as inexpensive, oral and widely available medications, and a nutritional supplement, the combination of hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin or doxycycline, and zinc are well-suited for early treatment in the outpatient setting. The combination should be prescribed in high-risk patients immediately upon clinical suspicion of COVID-19 disease, without waiting for results of testing. Delays in waiting before starting the medications can reduce their efficacy.”

  69. MatrixTransform

    How is electric vehicle charging gonna work in in apartment towers?

    a couple of hundred EVs all coming home at night and plugging in.

    that building’s gonna need another substation

    …not to mention who pays.

    hmm?

  70. Steve trickler

    Drive safe, CATS. 👌

    Aussies have competition for dickheads providing educational entertainment.



  71. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Aussies have competition for dickheads providing educational entertainment.

    https://howmanydayssincebayswaterbridgehasbeenhit.com/

  72. kaysee

    Front line doctors and the true medical experts are being censored and threatened for political reasons. That video needs to be distributed via alternative platforms to get the message out to as many people as possible.

  73. Makka

    Front line doctors and the true medical experts are being censored and threatened for political reasons.

    I’m not ruling out Big Pharma influence as well. Many $ Billions are in the offing for a vaccine which will evaporate with dirt cheap Hydroxychloroquine used widely in it’s stead. It’s always about either power or money. Or both.

  74. kaysee

    Global HC Q studies.
    PrEP, PEP, and early treatment studies show high effectiveness, while late treatment shows mixed results.

  75. kaysee

    It’s always about either power or money. Or both.

    They are all in it together?

  76. mh

    The USA has slipped to 9th in the list of COVID-19 deaths per capita.

  77. Gab

    Bill Gates again, this time admitting that his ‘experimental’ vaccine will CHANGE our DNA FOREVER

    https://twitter.com/Jimcorrsays/status/1287898647401762821

  78. Davey Boy

    Via Twatter:
    Last night on the Drum a guest was the President of the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association…You will discover there are 42 Dr. members (plus many associates) and they receive a $3m grant from the govt to run it….$500,000 to the CEO and Deputy CEO….and $1.3m in total wages.
    https://www.aida.org.au/

  79. Rex Anger

    @ Nelson-

    I actually quite like SPAM.

    Just haven’t eaten it in a while, sadly…

  80. JC:

    You know, one of the biggest stories of the year and it’s hardly been reported.

    Link please.

  81. BrettW

    Daily Mail has article and footage of the non mask wearing “Karen” visiting Dandenong Police Station to ask about her details being deleted from police records.

    However the interesting thing is the rainbow flag prominently displayed right by the police reception desk.

    Cant be long before they start flying BLM flags. Or how about CFMMEU ones.

  82. MatrixTransform

    They are all in it together?

    yes they are, KC
    … been saying that for a while

  83. MatrixTransform

    the interesting thing is the rainbow flag

    when they said they’d occupy the institutions you didn’t think they just meant the universities did you?

  84. Mark A

    Rex Anger
    #3527022, posted on July 28, 2020 at 7:50 pm

    @ Nelson-

    I actually quite like SPAM.

    Just haven’t eaten it in a while, sadly…

    Never revisit old hunting grounds.
    Spam, I used to love it fried, with eggs.
    Believe me, give it a miss, I assume you are not a 20 something student anymore.

  85. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Cant be long before they start flying BLM flags. Or how about CFMMEU ones.

    BLM will be the next flags to be flown.

  86. Nick

    BrettW, I noticed that.

    On a similar matter, why do Coles employees have rainbow stickers on their badges ? WTF does going through a checkout have to do with anything that requires am LGBT friendly attitude ?

  87. For JC

    I am think normies could go for this.

    https://tenx.tech/

    No BS like forks or slow on chain POW and other shite that really cruels the popularity of the digital assets concept.

  88. I like the CoinJar card but our banking cartel will kill it before it is mass adopted.

  89. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    On a similar matter, why do Coles employees have rainbow stickers on their badges

    On a similar matter, why does my local bank have a sign on the door acknowledging the “traditional owners of the land, and the wisdom of the Elders, past, present and future?”

  90. Anything which imparts permanent and specific immunity will change your genes forever.

  91. Cassie of Sydney

    “Cant be long before they start flying BLM flags. Or how about CFMMEU ones.”

    I’ll take the CFMEU flag over the BLM flag any day.

  92. The sign at the bank refers to Ferrier Hodgson’s insolvency department.

  93. JC

    Winston Smith
    #3527028, posted on July 28, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    JC:

    You know, one of the biggest stories of the year and it’s hardly been reported.

    Link please.

    Sure.

  94. Mark A

    Spam, I used to love it fried, with eggs.

    My God, a comma in the wrong place.

    Numbers will be appalled.

  95. Leigh Lowe

    Nick

    #3527038, posted on July 28, 2020 at 8:17 pm

    BrettW, I noticed that.

    On a similar matter, why do Coles employees have rainbow stickers on their badges ? WTF does going through a checkout have to do with anything that requires am LGBT friendly attitude ?

    It’s a sales push by Skittles.

  96. mh

    Someone at home wanted me to explain this ad to him because he’s partly deaf and can’t hear them.

    He also gets pissed off if someone speaks to him while wearing a face mask, coz normally he will try lip reading.

  97. JC

    Dot

    Is there any way for state authorities to be able to find out how much cyrpto you own in the sense of having access to your bank accounts?

  98. Leigh Lowe

    On a similar matter, why does my local bank have a sign on the door acknowledging the “traditional owners of the land, and the wisdom of the Elders, past, present and future?”

    Obviously a subsidiary of Elders.

  99. Rex Anger

    @ Mark A-
    Never revisit old hunting grounds.
    Spam, I used to love it fried, with eggs.
    Believe me, give it a miss, I assume you are not a 20 something student anymore.

    Haven’t been one for at least a decade.

    But surely the stuff couldn’t possibly have got worse? How can you stuff up a cold-pressed conglomeration of lips and arseholes?

  100. kaysee

    yes they are, KC
    … been saying that for a while

    We need to start up a list of They:
     
    Google, YouTube, FaceBook, Twitter
    Other MSM
    Politicians
    Pharma
    Soros, Gates
    UN
    .
    .
    .

  101. JC

    How many rules they wanna bend?

    If they really want to they can hit up the NSA.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_Data_Center

    (Please god. Let an awry Space X launch take it out, with no fatalities or injury).

    If they really want to they can see if I bought more KAR or physical silver.

  102. Mark A

    Rex Anger
    #3527054, posted on July 28, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    But surely the stuff couldn’t possibly have got worse? How can you stuff up a cold-pressed conglomeration of lips and arseholes?

    You can’t but you grow up, get some money in your poke, visit restaurants and in general develop a taste for the finer things in cuisine.

  103. zyconoclast

    Fedcoin: A New Scheme for Tyranny and Poverty

    If some Congress members get their way, the Federal Reserve may soon be able to track many of your purchases in real time and share that information with government agencies. This is just one of the problems with the proposed “digital dollar” or “fedcoin.”

    Fedcoin was initially included in the first coronavirus spending bill. While the proposal was dropped from the final version of the bill, there is still great interest in fedcoin on Capitol Hill. Some progressives have embraced fedcoin as a way to provide Americans with a “universal basic income.”

    Both the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee held hearings on fedcoin in June. This is the first step toward making fedcoin a reality.

    Fedcoin would not be an actual coin. Instead, it would be a special account created and maintained for each American by the Federal Reserve. Each month, Fed employees could tap a few keys on a computer and — bingo — each American would have dollars added to his Federal Reserve account. This is the 21st century equivalent of throwing money from helicopters.

    Fedcoin could effect private cryptocurrencies. Also, it would limit the ability of private citizens to protect themselves from the Federal Reserve-caused decline in the dollar’s value.

  104. Leigh Lowe

    Google, YouTube, FaceBook, Twitter
    Other MSM
    Politicians
    Pharma
    Soros, Gates
    UN
    .
    .
    .

    Bunnings.
    Chemist Warehouse.
    Pie Face.

  105. JC

    Chew on this piece.. This is what the left have caused. Ordinarily, utility debt ought to be trading at par value assuming everything looks the same as at the time of issue and interest rates haven’t risen.

    Bank of America buys Bluewaters coal fired power station debt
    The left have caused utility debt to be trashed. Dumped and trading at 66 cents in the dollar. The effect is that if the cost of debt goes up – plants will need to finance from high cost lenders and our power costs rise.

    The environmental left are out and out economic terrorists.

    Fisk and others here scream about China. Just look at what these sacks of shit have done to utilities.

    Bank of America has snapped up debt in the Bluewaters coal fired power station, in an escalating drama where lenders are staging an exodus from the asset that is due to be refinanced.

    As revealed by DataRoom online on Tuesday, Bank of America purchased debt in the power station as German bank Bayern became the latest lender to divest loans.

    Bank of America’s acquisition of a parcel of the debt in recent days comes after DataRoom revealed on July 23 that Oaktree Capital Management had snapped up debt for 71c in the dollar.

    The $36m of loans purchased were held by ANZ.

    Other lenders to offload loans in recent days have included the NAB, which has sold down debt with a face value of about $22m, Societe Generale Group, which offloaded about 8 per cent of the loans, Bank of Ireland and Westpac, which sold down about 4 per cent.

    It comes after tension has been building between the West Australia-based power station’s owner, Sumitomo, which owns an interest of about 50 per cent in the asset, and its financiers.

    Kansai Electric owns the remainder of the asset.

    It is understood that Sumitomo has been offering to buy out the lenders – initially for 64c in the dollar and then more recently for about 66c.

    However, the lenders have found better offers elsewhere and opted to cut their losses.

    As revealed by DataRoom, Sumitomo is understood to have hired restructuring firm Houlihan Lokey for Bluewaters Power Station.

    Attempts to secure hundreds of millions of dollars to refinance the asset have been made over the past months.

    But the fact the power station is coal-fired means securing bank debt is seen as a near impossible feat.

    Earlier, some predicted owners would have to stump up equity to ensure Bluewaters continues to operate.

    Banks have shied away from gaining exposure to thermal coal-related assets as concerns grow about climate change and the impact of coal on the environment.

    McGrath Nicol is working with the lenders, along with law firm G+T, while Japanese bank MUFG is working as the financial adviser to the Bluewaters company.

    Law firm Clayton Utz is also working for Sumitomo.

    Sumitomo and Kansai Electric purchased Bluewaters power station in 2011 from former tycoon Ric Stowe, outlaying about $1.2bn for the asset.

    The power station at Collie, 200km south of Perth, was part of Mr Stowe’s Griffin Group, which at the time was in the hands of KordaMentha after it collapsed with debts worth $1bn linked to its power station development.

    At the time, it was Kansai Electric’s first move into the Australian power-generation sector and its second major investment in Australia after it grabbed a 5 per cent stake in Woodside Petroleum’s $14bn Pluto gas project in 2008.

    Sumitomo already owned a 70 per cent interest in a gas-fired power plant, formerly owned by Babcock & Brown, at Kwinana, south of Perth.

    The power station was to be supplied by the Indian-owned Griffin Coal.

    UBS and Macquarie Capital worked on the transaction.

    The power station was built by Griffin Energy in 2009 and has a total electricity generation capacity of about 430 megawatts.

  106. JC

    Chew on this piece.. This is what the left have caused. Ordinarily, utility debt ought to be trading at par value assuming everything looks the same as at the time of issue and interest rates haven’t risen.

    Bank of America buys Bluewaters coal fired power station debt
    The left have caused utility debt to be trashed. Dumped and trading at 66 -71 cents in the dollar. The effect is that if the cost of debt goes up – plants will need to finance from high cost lenders and our power costs rise.

    The environmental left are out and out economic destroyers

    Fisk and others here scream about China. Just look at what these sacks of shit have done to utilities.

    Bank of America has snapped up debt in the Bluewaters coal fired power station, in an escalating drama where lenders are staging an exodus from the asset that is due to be refinanced.

    As revealed by DataRoom online on Tuesday, Bank of America purchased debt in the power station as German bank Bayern became the latest lender to divest loans.

    Bank of America’s acquisition of a parcel of the debt in recent days comes after DataRoom revealed on July 23 that Oaktree Capital Management had snapped up debt for 71c in the dollar.

    The $36m of loans purchased were held by ANZ.

    Other lenders to offload loans in recent days have included the NAB, which has sold down debt with a face value of about $22m, Societe Generale Group, which offloaded about 8 per cent of the loans, Bank of Ireland and Westpac, which sold down about 4 per cent.

    It comes after tension has been building between the West Australia-based power station’s owner, Sumitomo, which owns an interest of about 50 per cent in the asset, and its financiers.

    Kansai Electric owns the remainder of the asset.

    It is understood that Sumitomo has been offering to buy out the lenders – initially for 64c in the dollar and then more recently for about 66c.

    However, the lenders have found better offers elsewhere and opted to cut their losses.

    As revealed by DataRoom, Sumitomo is understood to have hired restructuring firm Houlihan Lokey for Bluewaters Power Station.

    Attempts to secure hundreds of millions of dollars to refinance the asset have been made over the past months.

    But the fact the power station is coal-fired means securing bank debt is seen as a near impossible feat.

    Earlier, some predicted owners would have to stump up equity to ensure Bluewaters continues to operate.

    Banks have shied away from gaining exposure to thermal coal-related assets as concerns grow about climate change and the impact of coal on the environment.

    McGrath Nicol is working with the lenders, along with law firm G+T, while Japanese bank MUFG is working as the financial adviser to the Bluewaters company.

    Law firm Clayton Utz is also working for Sumitomo.

    Sumitomo and Kansai Electric purchased Bluewaters power station in 2011 from former tycoon Ric Stowe, outlaying about $1.2bn for the asset.

    The power station at Collie, 200km south of Perth, was part of Mr Stowe’s Griffin Group, which at the time was in the hands of KordaMentha after it collapsed with debts worth $1bn linked to its power station development.

    At the time, it was Kansai Electric’s first move into the Australian power-generation sector and its second major investment in Australia after it grabbed a 5 per cent stake in Woodside Petroleum’s $14bn Pluto gas project in 2008.

    Sumitomo already owned a 70 per cent interest in a gas-fired power plant, formerly owned by Babcock & Brown, at Kwinana, south of Perth.

    The power station was to be supplied by the Indian-owned Griffin Coal.

    UBS and Macquarie Capital worked on the transaction.

    The power station was built by Griffin Energy in 2009 and has a total electricity generation capacity of about 430 megawatts.

  107. Well done LL for the Elder Smith Goldsborough Mort reference.
    I’ll use that where I can.

  108. Dot, KAR is now on my US watchlist.
    But it’s chart looks….a little pedestrian for my tastes.

  109. kaysee

    Just came across this. There is a site for Petitions to the White House.
     
    Petition the White House on the Issues that Matter to You.
    The process:

    1. Create a Petition
    Call on the White House to take action on the issue that matters to you.
     
    2. Gather Signatures
    Share your petition with others, build a community for the change you want to make.
     
    3. 100,000 Signatures in 30 Days
    Get an official update from the White House within 60 days.

    Found this petition.
    We Call For Investigations Into The “Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation” For Medical Malpractice & Crimes Against Humanity

  110. mh

    Liberal billionaire George Soros has flooded Democratic PACs and campaigns with $50 million this election cycle, shattering his personal record by tens of millions with four months to go before the elections.

    Soros ramped up his political spending this cycle through the Democracy PAC, which he created last year to pump large sums into the coffers of other left-wing groups. New filings to the Federal Election Commission show the PAC doled out nearly $17 million last quarter, bringing its total cash disbursements this cycle to $48 million. Soros gave another $4 million directly to Democratic campaigns and committees without first depositing the money into his PAC. The $52 million cash influx is more than double Soros’s previous high of $22 million, which came during the last presidential election.

    Democratic candidates benefiting from Soros’s cash have railed against the influence of money in politics. Joe Biden’s government reform plan includes a promise to “reduce the corrupting influence of money in politics.” The presidential candidate’s website says, “We could improve our politics overnight if we flushed big money from the system and had public financing of our elections…. Democracy works best when a big bank account or a large donor list are not prerequisites for office.”

    Such rhetoric from Soros-backed candidates has drawn criticism from the right. “While Democrats across the country sanctimoniously rail against the influence of dark money in politics, their party’s largest donors are bankrolling a massive web of liberal organizations to get them elected,” one GOP operative told the Washington Free Beacon earlier this month. “George Soros’s unprecedented spending further highlights just how dependent Democrats are on contributions from billionaires, despite their hypocritical rhetoric.”

    Soros is one of several Democratic megadonors who opened their checkbooks last month to provide large sums to outfits backing Biden and hammering Republicans. The Biden Victory Fund in particular has benefited from a windfall of cash. It pulled in a whopping $83 million thanks to the Democratic Party’s wealthiest donors, including Soros, who donated $500,000.

    The liberal billionaire is taking steps to obscure his election spending this cycle. In the past, he made donations to groups directly in his own name. This cycle, he has operated primarily by transferring tens of millions from the Fund for Policy Reform, a $750 million nonprofit in his sprawling Open Society Foundation network, into Democracy PAC. The PAC then disburses it to other Democratic PACs and committees. This arrangement allows Soros to keep his name from the top of donor lists. His $50 million in contributions makes him the largest donor of the 2020 cycle, though only $8 million is coming directly from him

  111. Farmer Gez #3526946, posted on July 28, 2020 at 6:31 pm
    Classic on channel Nein news.
    Bayside council are putting sand in playgrounds and gravel in the skatepark to stop use by young people.
    They interview a young lad, looks about twelve.

    “How’s this stopping Covid?”

    Heh! Fantastic.
    Lots of that went on in the USA, the dirt-biking motorcycle blokes were thrilled to discover they no longer had to travel all the way to the bush to find some loose gravel & a few humps to jump over.
    The “braaap-braaap” 2-stroke sound may not have been the outcome anticipated by the fun police when they ordered the filling-in of the skateboard ramps.

  112. Tailgunner, have you applied to Qld for a licence to export yourself there for the purpose of ..er… discussing politics in person … with Katinka? 😉👌

  113. Eyrie

    Regarding the NSA, I read where one guy reckoned he was going to give up on backing up his PC as the NSA no doubt did so anyway.

  114. Armadillo

    Is there any way for state authorities to be able to find out how much cyrpto you own in the sense of having access to your bank accounts?

    Crypto is bullshit compared to a bookmakers ticket.

  115. Rex Anger

    You can’t but you grow up, get some money in your poke, visit restaurants and in general develop a taste for the finer things in cuisine.

    I dunno mate- I still like the taste of baked beans, and I put Vegemite on the buttered toast I put my fried eggs on. It’s actually quite a nice flavour, and saves on the salt!

  116. JC

    Crypto is bullshit compared to a bookmakers ticket.

    Yea even when credit risk is taken into account? 🙂

  117. MatrixTransform

    We need to start up a list of They:

    Doctors
    lawyers
    captains of industry
    check out chicks

    I stood with two people today and both of them were gagging for locDan 4

  118. Armadillo

    Liberal billionaire George Soros has flooded Democratic PACs and campaigns with $50 million this election cycle, shattering his personal record by tens of millions with four months to go before the elections.

    It’s the billionaires version of spending the dollars before the kids get it.

  119. have you applied to Qld for a licence

    Is that possible??
    Roadtrip!

  120. Tailgunner
    #3527066, posted on July 28, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    Dot, KAR is now on my US watchlist.
    But it’s chart looks….a little pedestrian for my tastes.

    Nice, Gary.

    BTFD. They have a proven 20,000 BPD output potential in the South Atlantic.

    I hope they do some bullshit 0% bond capital raising with a cheap Greenback.

    That would be glorious.

    “Pay us to build our wells and refineries”

  121. Mark A

    Is there any way for state authorities to be able to find out how much cyrpto you own in the sense of having access to your bank accounts?

    Crypto is bullshit compared to a bookmakers ticket.

    There speaks wisdom.

    Crypto here crypto there, eventually, if you want to spend your money you have to transfer it your account or have somehow deliver it to you in cash
    I’m a great believer in cash, but there is a limit where it’s useful.

  122. This forum should be like Barstool and Hot Copper, with a dash of City Journal and the best “Sponsored Instagram”.

    “Prove me wrong, children….”

  123. Tailgunner #3527082, posted on July 28, 2020 at 9:03 pm
    have you applied to Qld for a licence

    Is that possible??
    Roadtrip!

    The seduction of Katinka, or the granting of an entry permit to Qld?
    (Good luck with obtaining permission to transit NSW)

  124. Mark A

    Rex Anger
    #3527075, posted on July 28, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    I put Vegemite on the buttered toast I put my fried eggs on. It’s actually quite a nice flavour, and saves on the salt!

    So do I, but I use drippings not butter.
    It’s only natural.

  125. Crypto here crypto there, eventually, if you want to spend your money you have to transfer it your account or have somehow deliver it to you in cash

    Look at TenX, CoinJar Card, Satoshi’s living room, etc.

    Meanwhile, I am accumulating physical silver, just bought an 1817 George III half crown. Nearly bought a Charles II half crown merely out of the historical awe of owning a 350 year old artefact.

    “Bullets beans & the bible” “Guns gold & god”

    Anyone listen to Coast to Coast AM lately? 😅

    Regarding the NSA, I read where one guy reckoned he was going to give up on backing up his PC as the NSA no doubt did so anyway.

    LOL

    It’s like how there is a FaceBook account for you, even if you haven’t signed up; you also have the COVID app if you like it or not.

    No one remembers hacking tools?

    Wow. The sonic screwdriver must really work. 🤣

  126. Armadillo

    Crypto here crypto there, eventually, if you want to spend your money you have to transfer it your account or have somehow deliver it to you in cash

    It’s called “hawala” in some circles.

  127. Pedro the Loafer

    When you are in the middle of nowhere and have to eat out of a tin then this is the food made in heaven:

    Jalapeno Spam.

  128. MatrixTransform

    Jalapeno Spam.

    I wish I’d thought of that

  129. BPD? Whatcha talkin’ about, Willis?
    I thought KAR was a US auto auction dealie?

  130. Pedro the Loafer

    Legalise Sedition.

    Gold sovereigns in good condition are well worth adding to your precious metals collection.

    Appreciate like mad from both gold price and collector value.

  131. Could have knocked me down with a feather.
    Few cousins have put up Facebook posts about the rising number of COVID-19 cases among the Aboriginal population. Something like 45 confirmed cases. But to read reports, it wasn’t the rally that has lead to these cases. An enquiring mind amongst our journalists might want to ask some questions as to why this has happened.

  132. Armadillo

    Western business used to be built on trust. On a hand shake. My “word is my bond”.

    Nowadays they touch elbows and promise to send you millions online from Nigerian royalty.

    A bookmakers ticket is hard currency in comparison.

  133. Karoon Energy.
    Got it.
    I’m an oil man now, so I’ll keep an eye on it.

  134. I will buy a half sovereign pretty soon. Starting small.

    Always loved the St George design. I’ve seen a few full sovereigns mounted in old rings.

  135. Whisky Investment Livestream – Register Now

    Nah I’ll pass mate.

  136. Pedro the Loafer

    WA’s aboriginal communities are still in hard lockdown.

    Hasn’t even slowed down the slygroggers and ganja salesmen from all reports.

  137. Pedro the Loafer

    Gold sovereign j*wellery was immensely popular in the Victorian era.

    Rings, brooches and especially 22 carat watch chains with a sovereign fob fetch premium prices these days.

  138. Knuckle Dragger

    Some discussion earlier in relation to the worst unopposed decision in history.

    Clearly, the winner of this egregious contest is the 1980 Night Grand Final, where Norf Melbn robbed the Pies of another flag due to Kerry Good being paid a mark at full forward several minutes after the final siren.

    No, wait. that’s number 2.

    Harmes. 1979 GF. A day that will live in infamy.

  139. Wouldn’t mind a watch with a decent coin as the face. I reckon the Krugerrand is the go, about the right size and a good design.

  140. rickw

    Melbourne is better in some respects than it used to be, but I miss the ‘old’ Melbourne

    Anyone remember the Sarah Sands Hotel in Brunswick?

    It had the record for the pub with the most people shot in it. Pinkies in Springvale had the record for stabbings. IIRC.

  141. Nick

    Yawn, the list of Lodi g Collingwood Grand Finals is as long as the queue outside the Broadmeadows Centrelink office.

  142. Nick

    I do RickW, they had good heavy metal bands.

  143. Pedro the Loafer

    If you buy a Krugerrand from anyone other than a reputable dealer, ensure you get it assayed before parting with your hard earned.

    Lots of fakes and dodgy replicas out there.

  144. rickw

    These SJW retards didn’t come from nowhere:

  145. mh

    New York Post
    @nypost
    ·
    Jul 27
    Sports Illustrated’s ‘curviest model ever’ talks ‘life-changing’ swimsuit shoot

    https://twitter.com/nypost/status/1287637875971022848?s=20

    I’m not seeing curves.

  146. Armadillo

    Gold sovereigns in good condition are well worth adding to your precious metals collection.

    Good advice. Gold Inca masks are pretty much unable to be sold due to Government regulations.

    Tutankhamuns casket is unsalable. Try putting that fucker on e-Bay.

  147. Armadillo

    The Spainish had the right idea. Melt it down.

  148. rickw

    I do RickW, they had good heavy metal bands.

    They did! I remember being there one night and Robert Smith turned up.

    One of my sisters worked behind the bar there before it was shut down and converted into a Bridie O’Reilly’s.

  149. Knuckle Dragger

    TE on the OF at 4.40, on Furious Karen:

    After being pinched for whatever, she ‘stormed’ into the foyer of the Dandy cop shop and demanded her name be removed from The Files.

    In the link, she refers to a decision made in 2011 by Somebody J in the Vicco Supreme Court who said it was:

    ‘an “ancient principle of common law” that a person under arrest has no obligation to stop for police or to answer their questions.’ And he’s right.

    Aside from the fact that you’re generally already stopped if you’re under arrest, you don’t have to answer their questions at all. You have the absolute right to remain mute if that is your choice.

    But equally, the cops – once they’ve nicked someone – are compelled to release without charge (to receive a summons later), admit you to bail, or to bring you before the court as soon as practicable (which includes time spent investigating stuff before you’re put up for the beak).

    But if you don’t tell them who you are, they can only bring you straight before the court, where whoever’s running that show will require your identity. And if the cops can’t do that, the court will remand that punter until such time as the cops can do that.

    Furious Karen’s lucky the jacks found her ID for her, because otherwise she would have had to have been furious from a cell and restricted her screeching until she landed in the dock.

    Sorry Kaz. You’re in The Files forever, I’m afraid.

  150. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘Lodi g’

    ‘Losing’

    Haaaaa.

    Seriously. It’s a national disgrace.

  151. notafan

    I knew licencee at Sarah Sands, well one of them, during mid late 80s.

  152. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Lots of fakes and dodgy replicas out there.

    Sound advice, Pedro.

  153. Leigh Lowe

    Shorter KD at 9:50.
    Little knowledge = dangerous thing.
    Karen of Dandy is 93.1% dangerous.

  154. Well done, team, on blocking Armadillo’s consecutive post run.

    Can’t have that.

  155. Leigh Lowe

    KD.
    Wayne Harmes.
    I put that entry in for you at 5:23.
    You’re welcome.
    .
    .
    (Nothing if not fuckin’ predictable).

  156. Knuckle Dragger

    Of course Karen/Chantal is dangerous.

    She turned up to the jack shop with an old bloke in a balaclava who called himself a ‘pandemic lawyer’*.

    Is this really the Great Hope we’re all waiting for? The John Connor who’ll rescue us from Cyberdine Systems and Skynet? I think not.

    *Fault’s still MIA, right?

  157. Armadillo

    What’s a gold Pahlavi worth at the minute?

    The ones with/without the red cross that the legitimate peaceful protesters put through them back in 1979?

  158. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘You’re welcome.’

    Thank you. I saw. Fond memories.

  159. Rex Anger

    @ Salvatore-

    Fried eggs on….. Vegemite? 🤢

    Could be worse- I hear people apply vegemite to the processed chicken luncheon sausage, or Devon (or whatever the other local names are…).

    Vegemite with melty cheese is always a winner. A very comforting snack, if you can tolerate the cleanup afterwards. 🙂

  160. Leigh Lowe

    The continuing curse of following the internet wormhole which is Sovereign Citizens.
    One of their local high priestesses is one Bernadette Cassar.
    Apparently Victoria’s Secret bras have microchip tracking devices in them.
    Yeah.
    Bill Gates 5G vax-trackers.
    So, yeah, welcome aboard nutters.

  161. Don’t recall ever trying Spam. Perhaps it needs to be on the gastronomic bucket list.

    Behind a deep-fried Mars bar.

  162. Pedro the Loafer

    I got burnt years ago with a couple of dodgy Krugerrands at a bargain price.

    Much to my shame and I should have known better. An SG and acid test looked good at the time.

    They were very well done, a 99% gold coating over a tungsten slug, found out later with an ultrasound assay.

    Once bitten, twice shy.

  163. Leigh Lowe

    *Fault’s still MIA, right?

    Fault and egg are both MIA.
    Hey!
    The Big Website.
    Was it diesel powered and painted yellow?

  164. johanna

    I saw an episode of (I think) Antiques Roadshow where someone brought in a quite old sovereign which had been made into a piece of joowellery. The appraiser said that this devalued the coin to meltdown value because it was damaged irreparably by the edges being melted and banged into the setting.

    If this is true, buying gold coints that have been adapted into joowellery might not be such a good idea as an investment.

  165. Pedro the Loafer

    You have to love nights here at the Cat.

    Subjects wander from ratbag Karens, cool watches, fried egg gourmet meals, infamous pubs and the pursuit of good looking Greeny gals.

    No Numbers, thankfully, as the old goat has to be in bed before the street lights come on.

  166. egg_

    Fault and egg are both MIA.

    Oh noes!

    The attack of the Alpha Keyboards of the chattering class?

    Numbers must be trembling in his boots!

  167. I think the Curate’s got too far past his Best-Before date, and was subsequently dropped from an RMIT window onto the street below.

    Or something.

  168. egg_

    the pursuit of good looking Greeny gals.

    I expect that many online keyboards have heads like robbers dogs.
    /Fantasy life

  169. Some History

    The Great Mask Debate (if only they would pronounce their k’s better)

    https://imgur.com/gallery/boSVct0

  170. egg_

    Was it diesel powered and painted yellow?

    Marcus Adonis seems to think that mastering the art of driving a manual ute is a big deal.
    Driving a 30 y.o. diesel Hilux, that would not be an option.

    Old Lowlife staggering around off his deathbed?

  171. Without bragging, I am able to state that my place is the stabbing capital pub of my town (i.e. more stabbings than any other pub)
    Also the kidnap capital.
    No shootings in pubs in this town, but did once have a bikie enforcer turn up with a longarm & intent to use it.
    I feel sorta regal about holding so many titles.

  172. Pedro the Loafer

    Johanna your Antique fella was correct in regards to collector value of the gold sovereign as a coin, it has been defaced and separated from its mounting is just scrap.

    But, as a Victorian era item of j*wellry in its mounting, it has a very strong collector value, usually well over the $ per ounce value of the gold content.

    Like any antique though, condition is everything.

  173. Crossie

    Just watched a stoush between Rita Panahi and Nicholas Reece on Paul Murray’s show. Both Paul and Nicholas found it uproariously funny while found it just tedious. Nicholas is completely predictably left that I would be gobsmacked if he suddenly went even infinitesimally to the centre.

  174. twostix

    Leigh.

    Sorry old fella but Victorians don’t get to call people outside of Victoria “crazy or “nutters” anymore.

    You’re all in this together as far as we’re concerned – which is why we’ve banned you all from entering our country until you sort yourselves out.

  175. Geriatric Mayfly

    An interesting snippet regarding gold. Don’t put it under the bed, just dissolve it in a jam jar. From Wikki.

    When Nazi Germany occupied Denmark during World War II, de Hevesy dissolved the gold Nobel Prize medals of Max von Laue and James Franck in aqua regia. During the occupation, it was illegal to send gold out of the country. If Laue and Franck had done so to protect the medals from being stolen, they could have faced prosecution by the Nazis. De Hevesy placed the resulting solution on a shelf in his laboratory at the Niels Bohr Institute. After the war, he returned to find the solution undisturbed and precipitated the gold out of the acid. The Nobel Society then recast the Nobel Prize medals using the original gold.[13][14]

  176. Knuckle Dragger

    Build it, and they will come.

  177. egg_ er.. not meaning to put you off your stroke or anything, but the commenter who was Marcus Adonis (& who segued through many other variations on the Mark name) does not type with the same hand as KD.

    In morse code terms: Different fist.

    That a couple of phrases years apart possess a similar wording notwithstanding.

  178. Bruce in WA

    Spam, I used to love it fried, with eggs.

    My God, a comma in the wrong place.

    Numbers will be appalled.

    Why? I love my Spam fried; but my eggs poached. Hence, I love it fried, with eggs. Numbers can get rooted.

  179. egg_

    Fault and egg are both MIA.

    How about Lizzie?
    She seemed to be good at triggering Nick.

  180. Leigh Lowe

    Just found another Instagram Sovereign Citizens thread.
    Rich vein of stupid in this one too.
    More to come.

  181. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘Oh noes!’

    91 kg of lean muscle just swaggered in.

    How are the skinfolds today?

  182. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘Was it diesel powered and painted yellow?’

    Little red car shaped, I believe.

  183. Bruce in WA

    Johanna your Antique fella was correct in regards to collector value of the gold sovereign as a coin, it has been defaced and separated from its mounting is just scrap.

    But, as a Victorian era item of j*wellry in its mounting, it has a very strong collector value, usually well over the $ per ounce value of the gold content.

    Like any antique though, condition is everything.

    My wife was going through some old bits ‘n’ pieces from her late father; found what turned out to be a sovereign holder, on a fob chain. There were two sovereigns inside; one pretty worn, the one below absolutely mint condition.

  184. Leigh Lowe

    So Faulty is still missing.
    I am pining for his return so I can check progress on The Big Website.
    And I will.
    We can’t sit by and watch $20k and hundreds of manhours spent and not show any interest in it.
    It deserves nothing less.

  185. Armadillo

    If this is true, buying gold coints that have been adapted into joowellery might not be such a good idea as an investment.

    Wealth must be quickly transportable in some cases. You can’t simply “pick up your house” when the state decides to “knock on the door” and confiscate it.

    Burying stuff in the garden isn’t simply a myth. People have been doing it for centuries.

  186. Rex Anger

    Like any antique though, condition is everything.

    Ditto actual value to the buyer. Niche objects like kerosene Railway shunter’s or train tail lamps, tuckerboxes etc. might have a $150-$350 tag on them in the antique shop, based on their size or condition, but an enthusiast who wants one will start seriously thinking about whose kidneys they can hock if the item has intact bits (such as the actual wick mechanism in the lanp) and is workable.

    My example is WA Govt Railway tucker boxes. All unique, all pressed metal, almost all custom-made for footplate crews as ‘foreigner’ jobs at Midland Workshops.

    Absolute bastard to get a hold of one, as either families keep them as mementos of passed ex-Railways dads and grand-dads, etc. Or the tool space is too good not to have.

    When they do appear, auction prices skyrocket, or they are almost immediately snaffled up and disappear again.

    I’ve been hunting for one to store my loco tools, tea mug and lunch for some 7 years now. And I will have my tuckerbox…

  187. egg_

    the commenter who was Marcus Adonis (& who segued through many other variations on the Mark name) does not type with the same hand as KD.

    The guy who has the same fetish for Leyland cars?
    Tell that to OCO.
    I wasn’t bothered by the plagiarism and thought that KD/Marcus should be given a fair go.
    To repeat myself, I thought KD was getting a bit big for his boots having a go at my commentary, and my prediction stands that Marcus Adonis will overreach, past behaviour being the best predictor.

    You’re on thin ice with your “driller” comments of the Marcus Adonis era.

  188. Burying stuff in the garden isn’t simply a myth.

    This may apply more to Bookies than to..er.. other occupations among the cash stripped citizenry.
    There’s only so many Daimlers one can park in the garage before people start to notice the wealth.

  189. MatrixTransform

    and precipitated the gold out of the acid.

    SMB?

  190. Leigh Lowe

    Burying stuff in the garden isn’t simply a myth. People have been doing it for centuries.

    Don’t I know it.
    Can barely get a row of spuds in the veggie patch without turning up a cache of AK … ah … um … old horseshoes.

  191. Bruce in WA

    Texas has a feral pig problem like ours.

    Unlike us, they’re allowed to do something about it.

    Note: Suitable only for “gun wankers”.

    H/T: Numbers Bob

  192. egg_

    91 kg of lean muscle just swaggered in.

    Gym guy?
    How are the teenies?

  193. egg_

    Marcus Adonis was so hard up for work that he went to the NT, leaving his kid back in Townsville?
    That must be tough.

  194. Armadillo

    I’ve been hunting for one to store my loco tools, tea mug and lunch for some 7 years now. And I will have my tuckerbox…

    Guaranteed the kids will sell it on e-bay for about $5 (or lower).

  195. egg_

    91 kg of lean muscle

    Back from when I was defending Marcus Adonis IIRC.

  196. The guy who has the same fetish for Leyland cars?

    Coz there’s only one person in the world who has a hard-on for Leyland cars…….. (yeah, you may have a point here)

    Tell that to OCO.

    OCO is known for many things, calm calculated logical analysis may not be one of those things.

    I wasn’t bothered by the plagiarism and thought that KD/Marcus should be given a fair go.

    I’ve paid zero attention to it & this sentence I’m typing now is the first & only time I’ve commented on it in any way. I don’t give a shit about it. There’s only one person pushing that line & they’re not exactly known for integrity/accuracy in their mention of past matters.

    To repeat myself, I thought KD was getting a bit big for his boots having a go at my commentary, and my prediction stands that Marcus Adonis will overreach, past behaviour being the best predictor.

    KD & Markadonis are not the same person.
    I’m prepared to travel to Deetown (sometime in the next few years) for the purpose of personally appraising KD (at the pub will be fine) & then swearing a stat dec that they are not the same person.

    I’m prepared to swear one now, coz they don’t send with the same fist.

    You’re on thin ice with your “driller” comments of the Marcus Adonis era.

    I have no idea what you’re talking about & have no idea what this is supposed to mean.

  197. Armadillo

    Possibly in the recycle bin on garbage day.

  198. Crossie

    twostix
    #3527171, posted on July 28, 2020 at 10:26 pm
    Leigh.

    Sorry old fella but Victorians don’t get to call people outside of Victoria “crazy or “nutters” anymore.

    You’re all in this together as far as we’re concerned – which is why we’ve banned you all from entering our country until you sort yourselves out.

    I’m starting to think Victorians deserve Dan Andrews or he would have been gone by now.

  199. 91 kg of lean muscle

    Back from when I was defending Marcus Adonis IIRC.

    If Marcus Aurelius was claiming to be 91kg he was having you on.
    There is no way, ever, since he was about 14yo, that bloke would have been that light.

  200. egg_

    Sorry old fella but Victorians don’t get to call people outside of Victoria “crazy or “nutters” anymore.

    Repeating the same mistakes is one definition of insanity.

  201. Leigh Lowe

    You’re all in this together as far as we’re concerned – which is why we’ve banned you all from entering our country until you sort yourselves out.

    We’re all stuck with it I’m afraid.
    It’s the Constitution.

  202. notafan

    How can we get rid of him.

    Half way through a fixed four year term.

  203. Pedro the Loafer

    A bit on gold sovereigns.

    They are 22 carat gold which is about 90% gold and weigh about eight grams.

    A good uncirculated specimen will sell from between $1000 to $1800, again depending on rarity of the year of issue and condition.

    By contrast, eight grams of 99% gold bullion is worth about $750 on today’s pumped up price.

  204. egg_

    There is no way, ever, since he was about 14yo, that bloke would have been that light.

    At 6’2″?, he doesn’t sound very athletic – 91 kg was when cycling 400 km a week.
    But we’re just anonymous keyboards, right?

  205. Leigh Lowe

    FREE BRADLEY MANNING!!!

  206. egg_

    Salvatore, Social Distance Martyr
    #3527196, posted on July 28, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    Protesteth too much, “Diller”?

    He of the 270? kW Genset for a pub?
    The rental company must have seen you coming.

  207. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    FREE BRADLEY MANNING!!!

    WITH EVERY PURCHASE OVER FIFTY DOLLARS!!!

  208. Armadillo

    I have masks to sell. I’ve glued them together from slightly unused Bookmakers tickets.

  209. egg_

    they don’t send with the same fist.

    Is this Alpha Keyboard speak of the chattering class?

    No wonder Numbers has so much fun.

  210. Leigh Lowe

    Poor Bradley.
    That scoop turned into fish and chip wrapper quicker than most.

  211. Double Impact. Still think Van Damme’s finest work was Bloodsport.

  212. egg_

    I’m starting to think Victorians deserve Dan Andrews or he would have been gone by now.

    P1ssweak* Opposition?

    *Swearing over a Public Carrier still being a Federal Offence IIRC.
    Pickles prefers to use “fkn” and the like.

  213. egg_

    How would Lindy Chamberlain’s testimony have stood up if she were admittedly stoned at the time of her kid’s disappearance?
    The family lawyer said the legal and cop fraternity at the time thought the eldest? son did it and she was covering for him.

  214. Old School Conservative

    Mark Steyn on the silent majority:

    We are assured that out in “the real world” there is a soi-disant “silent majority” whose voices will resound around the world on November 3rd. For what it’s worth, I don’t believe in the existence of this “silent majority”, and a political party that has won the popular vote only once in the last thirty years (2004) ought to be chary about over-investing in it.

    I hope he’s wrong.

  215. JC

    I’ve paid zero attention to it & this sentence I’m typing now is the first & only time I’ve commented on it in any way. I don’t give a shit about it. There’s only one person pushing that line & they’re not exactly known for integrity/accuracy in their mention of past matters.

    Lol Driller you deceitful lying swine. There are countless comments in the back pages of you trying to help your buddy, by denying it ever took place. You even denied the plagiarism when the people linked to the offending thread. No wonder banks would never lend you money, you low trust imbecile. Zero attention alright

  216. Armadillo

    They are 22 carat gold which is about 90% gold and weigh about eight grams.

    Hardly worth burying then? You could hang them of your child’s ear/nose and walk them straight through customs. No one would notice.

  217. Top Ender

    Octopussy as an original short James Bond story by Ian Fleming was interesting.

    WWII British Army officer kills a guide who had led him to a cache of Wermacht gold in the final stages of the war. He’s living on it nicely in the West Indies, slice by slice off the bars, when Bond turns up to call him to account.

    Fleming wrote well too style-wise.

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