Belt up, Dan, and hit the road, you communist fool

Every so often you come across something so revealing that there is little more to add once you have seen it. In yesterday’s Herald-Sun there was an article titled, “China Backs Dan deal”. Of course it does, but this is how the story opens:

Daniel Andrews has questioned Scott Morrison’s priorities and demanded the Prime Minister come up with new trade markets for Victoria if his Belt and Road deal with China is cancelled.

Let me say that so far the Prime Minister has performed miles beyond my hopes with every instinct, especially on foreign policy, near perfect. Belt and Road must go. But that wasn’t what caught my eye. This was such pure economic ignorance – that he had demanded the Prime Minister come up with new trade markets for Victoria – yet I imagine it is a view largely supported by his equally ignorant supporters.

It is how these socialist think, that it is up to governments to find overseas markets. Of course Andrews has no idea how a market economy works. Obviously this is the way he thinks, that it is up to the government to sell our produce to foreigners and to create jobs for workers. A complete klunk, but the kind of ignorance that leads to economic collapse of the kind found in Venezuela right now.

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44 Responses to Belt up, Dan, and hit the road, you communist fool

  1. MatrixTransform

    they don’t see it Steve
    they think this is normal.

  2. nb

    Ahh, communists. More nonsense. More self-righteous oppression. More blame for everyone else but themselves. They really can’t help themselves. They’re the people such a silly idea attracts. A club for the disfunctional.

  3. pbw

    Let me say that so far the Prime Minister has performed miles beyond my hopes with every instinct, especially on foreign policy, near perfect.

    Well, surely not his every instinct.

  4. NoFixedAddress

    then manMorrison should send the army in to take back what is an occupying enemy force in Victoria.

  5. NoFixedAddress

    Australia cannot turn its head away from what is happening in Victoria

  6. NoFixedAddress

    Victoria is a lawless state which is a danger to the rest of Australia

  7. NoFixedAddress

    andrews is throwing the gauntlet down and saying fuck you i can do whatever i want.

    well burn the fucking magna carta if someone doesn’t stop him, and his mad lawless police and so called judiciary as well.

  8. NoFixedAddress

    the vikpol have challenged a group.. vikpol want violence

  9. NoFixedAddress

    Shit Has Hit The Fan

  10. NoFixedAddress

    Steve

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2020/08/28/the-bloom-is-off-the-ruse-tom-donohue-and-u-s-chamber-of-commerce-announce-support-for-far-left-democrats-in-2020/#more-198625

    The Bloom is Off The Ruse – Tom Donohue and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Announce Support for Far-Left Democrats in 2020…

    A fifteen year argument is finally over…. We win. Most CTH readers probably don’t even remember the reason for the name: “The Last Refuge” upon this little corner of the internet. However, for well over a decade we have tried to share the truth behind the financial mechanisms that run Washington DC; and the primary machine has always been a completely corrupt, deceptive and anti-American U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

    Against the entirety of the conservative media; and against the entirety of every organized group that ever attended CPAC; this website has attempted to educate people about the genuinely fraudulent purposes of the U.S. CoC and their President Tom Donohue. I have written hundreds of articles over the years outlining “there are trillions at stake” and the elements of importance behind that statement. Every single mainstream conservative voice has denied the truth; and likely most of them are probably on the CoC payroll.

    Every former administration took massive payments from the CoC and allowed the Chamber to write trade agreements language for decades. The CoC business model was to take payments from Wall Street multinationals and then write the agreements to their benefit. Politicians were paid to keep quiet and support the CoC. The chamber is the largest lobby organization in DC. The chamber spends more money on influence than any other lobbying group by a massive amount. The CoC is at the heart of DC corruption.

    President Trump knew about the CoC business model; that’s why he never allowed them a seat at the ‘America First’ table. That was the original source of our support for candidate Donald Trump. And now, after a decade of our trying to highlight the CoC scheme and the reason for it; yesterday, the U.S. Chamber dropped their pretense and admitted they were now supporting democrats because the CoC effort can only succeed by destroying Main St.

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is poised to endorse nearly two dozen freshmen House Democrats for reelection, triggering a revolt within the right-leaning organization and drawing fierce push-back from the group’s powerful GOP donors.
    https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/27/chamber-of-commerce-turmoil-402837

  11. NoFixedAddress

    addendum to above

    The CoC was never a “right wing organization”, nor was it a “republican organization”; it was always a multinational globalist organization structured to support Wall Street and destroy Main Street. It was always a feature, not a flaw…. but no-one would believe it.

    Well, now… believe it.

  12. John Comnenus

    What market could Dan be talking about? Is he suggesting that China is blackmailing Victoria and they won’t let Victorian companies export to China. Mmmm that seems unlikely because NSW or WA companies export to China and hose Governments haven’t signed up to Belt and Road. What markets could they be……oh capital markets, that’s it. Dan won’t be allowed to go on a Kemlani style foreign debt bender with a creditor who has a track record of nasty behaviour to its debtors.

    If Victoria were such a good risk why couldn’t Victoria borrow money from established markets. Why won’t China buy Victorian bonds like anyone else? Why does China have to have a belt and road deal to provide loans to Victoria?

    Well that is what Dan Andrews needs to tell Victorians. What is he secretly signing Victoria up for? I think the Federal Government should with old all Commonwealth funding from Victoria until Dan Andrews publishes the full text of all deals and agreements with China.

    This legislation is very bad news for Dan Andrews and his Labor mates, but very good news for Victoria.

  13. NoFixedAddress

    John Comnenus
    #3563574, posted on August 29, 2020 at 4:36 am

    the communist vikpol quisling boss has not a single fkng product he can sell.

  14. mark

    I read somewhere,

    You can vote your way into socialism, but you have to shoot your way out..

  15. caveman

    Thankfully it’s just an MOU, this should be the first thing scrapped by Morrisson ,no soft options on it, the next would be the port in Darwin might be a bit difficult as it’s already signed deal but how the fk that was ever allowed is beyond belief.

  16. Chairman Dan should go to his union mates and get them to find new trade markets. Maybe that’s what it’s about. That bloke running the union seems to know a lot about creating wealth.

  17. Roger

    It is how these socialist think, that it is up to governments to find overseas markets. Of course Andrews has no idea how a market economy works.

    Neither has most of the world, I’m afraid.

    That’s why we have a small army of bureaucrats in Canberra negotiating trade deals.

  18. Penny

    Steve
    As for Scott Morrison performing well beyond your expectations
    Setting up that cabinet of himself and the state premiers was a dreadful mistake, especially with the don’t criticise me and I won’t criticise you nonsense. The “cabinet” come to an agreement, then the state premiers go and follow their own warped ideologies
    The fact that he won’t look at all the studies that show the effectiveness of the HCQ regime and relies on fraudulent and removed studies, allowing people to get sick and die, and our economy to crash
    His behaviour when Abbott was ousted and then all the manoeuvrings to become PM while cuddling M Turnbull, the word Machiavellian comes to mind. I have nothing but contempt for him and the date premiers

  19. Iain Russell

    Mighty Mo beat Slickfingers Willy Short’un and Their ABC – this was his finest hour!

  20. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    that honeypot must sure have given dikjead dan a good polish

  21. min

    Steve
    There is a copy of the MOU that Andrews signed in 2018 on a link on MichaelSmithNews . I would like someone with a better understanding of these documents to read it as I found it full of waffle and weasel wording even though it mentions Silk Road and BRI I am wondering if it can get through what Morrison is proposing .
    As predicted in something I sent to Sinc about the psychological tactics Andrews is using to confuse voters , he is now finding it more difficult “ as things come apart easily when they have been held together with lies”.
    as many of the witnesses in the inquiry are giving different stories and telling of lack of oversight .
    Anyway I note he is getting testy and spiteful signs of losing control.

  22. Tel

    If Victoria were such a good risk why couldn’t Victoria borrow money from established markets. Why won’t China buy Victorian bonds like anyone else? Why does China have to have a belt and road deal to provide loans to Victoria?

    There is massive capital already available in Australia, right in the Super funds … and they love to buy into government projects, because it is seen as “safe”. If even the Super funds won’t touch Victoria, there would be a reason for that.

    Why not call the Chinese loans for what they are? Political bribes.

  23. rickw

    Dickhead Dan is a dirty stinking communist.

    It’s not governments job to find businesses markets to sell in.

    You need to have real businesses to sell in markets, Victoria has few apart from agriculture.

  24. I just heard what Queensland’s Palacechook said about that poor NSW woman who was denied hospital access and lost a baby, ‘Queensland hospitals are for Queenslanders’.

    This country has become a cesspit.

  25. HT

    Just to illustrate the lessons of history, here’s Oliver Cromwell…

    20 April 1653, London, England

    It is high time for me to put an end to your sitting in this place,

    which you have dishonored by your contempt of all virtue, and defiled by your practice of every vice.

    Ye are a factious crew, and enemies to all good government.

    Ye are a pack of mercenary wretches, and would like Esau sell your country for a mess of pottage, and like Judas betray your God for a few pieces of money.

    Is there a single virtue now remaining amongst you? Is there one vice you do not possess?

    Ye have no more religion than my horse. Gold is your God. Which of you have not bartered your conscience for bribes? Is there a man amongst you that has the least care for the good of the Commonwealth?

    Ye sordid prostitutes have you not defiled this sacred place, and turned the Lord’s temple into a den of thieves, by your immoral principles and wicked practices?

    Ye are grown intolerably odious to the whole nation. You were deputed here by the people to get grievances redressed, are yourselves become the greatest grievance.

    Your country therefore calls upon me to cleanse this Augean stable, by putting a final period to your iniquitous proceedings in this House; and which by God’s help, and the strength he has given me, I am now come to do.

    I command ye therefore, upon the peril of your lives, to depart immediately out of this place.

    Go, get you out! Make haste! Ye venal slaves be gone! So! Take away that shining bauble there, and lock up the doors.

    In the name of God, go!

    It’s almost Shakespearean in its eloquence addressing today’s Victorian maladies.

  26. H B Bear

    Dan Andrews and his fellow Marxist travellers are the most dangerous threat to any Australian democracy ever installed. Between VicPol, the Hull’s judiciary they are a threat to the very Rule of Law. The Pell case showed in took the full force of the Full Bench of the High Court of Australia to contain them.

    This should concern every Australian.

  27. Dr Faustus

    Daniel Andrews has questioned Scott Morrison’s priorities and demanded the Prime Minister come up with new trade markets for Victoria if his Belt and Road deal with China is cancelled.

    Wonder if Maximum Leader Andrews has actually read his Chinglish version of the BRI Agreement.

    In amongst the flowery language, the specific areas of cooperation he signed up to are:

    1) Allowing Chinese businesses opportunities to build Victorian infrastructure
    2) Promoting technology and IP transfer;
    3) “Coping with Population Aging” (which seems to be a nice way of describing Live Export of Elderly Chinese Persons);
    4) “enhancing two way trade for mutual benefit” – specifically agricultural products, food, ‘nutraceuticals’, and cosmetics (presumably code for China gets Victorian wool and beef; Australia gets Chinese excrement-farmed seafood and strange things in packets, melamine-enhanced vitamins, and black hair dye).

    This is all set against the background of Victoria’s undying commitment to promoting the objectives of the National Development and Reform Commission of the PRC, the Belt and Road Initiative and the 21st Century Marine BRI.

    Doubt that ScoMo could replicate all that satrapy goodness.

  28. Perfidious Albino

    Asst Commissioner Luke Cornelius (probably still shitty he didn’t get the top job) looks like one of those ‘men who look like old lesbians’ and has clearly been hitting the complimentary donuts.

  29. Buccaneer

    Dan only signed it so he can get access to all those Chinese herbal supplements that claim to cure erectile dysfunction. You know, the ones the TGA banned because they didn’t disclose the viagra content.

  30. mem

    I note Dan hasn’t fronted the media today. Only a tweet advising of the latest “cases” and deaths. No doubt all the dearths are in the aged care sector again. Perhaps reading out the numbers of people he has killed through his government’s malfeasance in’t such a hard on as it was. Who knows, maybe the vile creep has gone into the bunker and taken a goodnight capsule.
    Meanwhile his stasi henchmen are out in force in case the populace pops out into the sunshine for some vitamin D.

  31. the sting

    The Prime Minister should call a ” Nation of disaster ” and abolish the States .

  32. Not on the Left

    I just heard what Queensland’s Palacechook said about that poor NSW woman who was denied hospital access and lost a baby, ‘Queensland hospitals are for Queenslanders’.

    This country has become a cesspit.

    I bet that’s not what she said or thought about Australia, when tens of thousands of illegals were entering the country under Krudd and Gillard.

  33. Hay Stockard

    Dan isn’t the only ALP identity this is going to upset.

  34. Roger

    Allowing Chinese businesses opportunities to build Victorian infrastructure

    Victoria.

    Made in China.

  35. Chris M

    What is up with you Steve, is it a late Friday night thing:

    so far the Prime Minister has performed miles beyond my hopes with every instinct

    Really, you are so easily pleased? The Morrison governments TGA is intentionally killing people each and every day of the week with it ban on medications to treat Wuhan virus. Furthermore we are the only citizens outside North Korea and Cuba barred from leaving the country. And somehow this phony pleases you while he borrows and throws out wads of cash? Amazing.

  36. Ozman

    When you have an extremely low bench mark the marketing manager is able to perform above expectations. Morrison is a clown. Even clowns are able to jump a bar on the ground without tripping. Raise the bar and the clowns crawl under it thinking that they are doing the limbo rock.

    We have a hard nosed communist dicktating in Victoria. Morrison must have taken some huge dosages of zinc and was able to rise to the occasion. But being the softy that he is, don’t expect this thrill to last long. A solid performance where the resolve keeps on getting harder is what we need to see. Morrison, stiffen up! No Scum, no Mold. We want a clean up-front performance.

    Australia needs to be opened up, with the available therapeutics introduced. The corrupt treasonous CCP/WHO bought medical officers advising against hydroxychloroquine, Coatsworth and Kelly, need to yanked out of their positions of influence–screaming! Hundreds of doctors have testified to HCQ protocols efficacy as a prophylaxis and therapeutic when combined with zinc and azithromycin.

  37. Mother Lode

    Poor old Dan finds himself caught in the familiar socialistic vise.

    If the economy grows the tax revenues also grow. This means forgoing some tax now (so businesses can invest and increase employment) to win a sustained increase in revenue in the future.

    But being the big spending tax-hoovers he and his party is, they never get to the point where they can leave people with a bit more of their own money.

    That extra tax delivered by a growing economy is always tantalisingly just out of reach.

    In true socialist nations this becomes the core dynamic – there will never be enough money.

    Traditionally in Australia there was the paradigm where Labor and the Coalition would alternate: Labor would bleed the economy white and leave it gasping. Then the Libs would resuscitate the economy and refill the coffers in time for Labor to come back in and screw the pooch again.

    But now the Libs are happy to rack up debt too, so there is no replenishing of funds to help Labor.

    So the Chinese deal must have seemed a godsend! Dan would have been able to tell Victorians he was delivering today, quietly glossing over the fact that the real cost – what made it worthwhile for China – would be borne by Victorians when he himself was safely beyond their reach.

    And ScoMo is threatening to take all that away from him.

  38. Mother Lode

    I would also note that, as Australia’s most left-wing state there were only very occasional spells of spending restraint anyway.

  39. Bronson

    Dan already has the office of Global Victoria – remember them they were part of the hotel quarantine stuff up. Global Victoria consists of a number of highly paid public servants supposedly promoting Victoria globally you would suppose. Obviously given Dan’s rant about the Feds having to find him overseas’s markets Global Victoria is a total waste of money and he could make instant savings by closing it down.

  40. Fair Shake

    Is this how far we’ve fallen – quoting The Herald Fn Sun? That lacky rag to the AFL and the red shirt Dandrews Government. If you only followed that pulp fiction You would have to wonder what the fuss is about. The virus breakout was due to Karen’s, pier fisherman and golfers. They have all been fined, 70% of us support Dingbat Dan and as soon as Daniher plays his first full game for Essendon the vaccine will be available. Why are people getting so excited?
    To quote someone else ‘ I choose not to get my news from the Herald Fn Sun, the same as I choose not to get a drink from the toilet bowl.’

  41. John A

    Mother Lode #3563934, posted on August 29, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Poor old Dan finds himself caught in the familiar socialistic vise.

    If the economy grows the tax revenues also grow. This means forgoing some tax now (so businesses can invest and increase employment) to win a sustained increase in revenue in the future.

    But being the big spending tax-hoovers he and his party is, they never get to the point where they can leave people with a bit more of their own money.

    That extra tax delivered by a growing economy is always tantalisingly just out of reach.

    Greed defined: “when your reach exceed your grasp.”

  42. Kneel

    “CNN Guest: It’s Okay For Protesters To Gather In D.C. Today During A Pandemic Because Their Cause Is Important”

    Not as funny as CNN can be.
    “It’s showing up in the polls” – said WRT the riots in many cities.
    They only care about stopping riots because it might affect their master’s chances of winning an election.
    After the “Mostly peaceful” with a burning building in the background, they say that.
    And then wonder why they are less trusted than Congress (that’s assuming they even noticed).
    They really do think you are that stupid, that they are the smart ones, and that they control public opinion.

  43. Professor Fred Lenin

    HT ,great speech by Cromwell timeless in its meaning . My Essex ancestors were Puritans and no doubt supposters of Oliver Cromwell . Mr O’Brian should make it in the Victorian Parliament pertaining to Dandemic dans crew who have caused the deaths of hundreds of aged Victorians . Charge them with culpable homicide perhaps ? Get them out of the way for a while .

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