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    09-25-2022, 06:03 PM
    Religions almost exclusively are top down authority organisations, the more dogmatic the more authoritarian. I imagine that colours their political...
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    09-25-2022, 05:57 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    AWKARDUS was all about scummo and dutton expecting donald to win and making decisons that any future government could not undo, like welding our...
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    09-25-2022, 05:33 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    ….and I have to agree with the Al Jazeera summary above. The rest of us rely on the Russian people to solve this one for us…………..we will require...
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    09-25-2022, 03:50 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Whether America's goal is to weaken Russia, the fact that remains is that Putin is the one weakening Russia. That has already happened Yes, pulling...
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    09-25-2022, 08:15 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    But will he serve jail time? Ido not trust Biden not to pardon him after any legal procedings, maybe on competence grounds, or difficulty in finding...
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    09-25-2022, 08:11 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread fishermen at low tide in The Bilge
    All hands clean ship………….
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    09-25-2022, 08:09 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Putin will not negotiate anything with Ukraine who he considers has been Russia forever. Anyone expecting it from Vlad is a hopeless optimist or...
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    09-25-2022, 08:01 AM
    The breakdown of civil society in the DisUnited States continues helped along by the 'judiciary'.
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    09-25-2022, 07:59 AM
    The religious have not the capacity to deal with athiesim as an absence. They alway see it as a presence.
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    09-25-2022, 04:31 AM
    As a teenager I sailed on a mate's fathers 80 year old sloop often enough to use the plank that slid over the transom and complete with bollard and V...
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    09-25-2022, 02:48 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    At the beginning of this I was calling it 'the Phoney War', fought by Ukraine as proxies with weapons supplied by its allies. I think the phoney war...
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    09-24-2022, 05:34 PM
    I knew in primary-school, instictively I think, that it was all smoke and mirrors.
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    09-24-2022, 03:21 PM
    Quite a few years ago Roger Stouff, at that time a contributer here, was finding such canoes working as an archeologist.
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    09-24-2022, 03:09 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Meantime the arctic is melting and tipping points have already been reached in Greenland. Fiddling about while the planet burns, and it's methane...
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    09-24-2022, 07:51 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Rumours in The Bilge
    As far as I can tell an internet rumour so far….. but flights do seem to be somewhat sparse.
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    09-24-2022, 01:38 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Putin's aim is/was to resume the territories of the old Czarist empire, plus likely those of the Soviet as well. Certainly Ukraine plus the smaller...
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    09-24-2022, 12:23 AM
    Middle of next month. Weather permitting, it's still snowing on the mountains
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    09-23-2022, 08:37 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Islam's George Floyd? in The Bilge
    So Decourcy 'rights' are negotiable, conditional, even fashionable and decided by whom? "Actions can reduce my willingness, and that of a civilized...
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    09-23-2022, 06:38 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    The word contempt (JohnW. 4907) is a very powerful word and is the leading driver of political intolerance within the Dis-United States, and leading...
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    09-23-2022, 05:41 AM
    Space Farce cadets? Need another name for them.
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    09-23-2022, 05:36 AM
    It's a bit of a catch all really, there has been a deal of warning, and some time for them to consider leaving for say, ideological' reasons, before...
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    09-23-2022, 05:29 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    So now we know thepolitical leanings of 3 reviewers, and presumably their names……...
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    09-22-2022, 05:12 PM
    The Right will welcome them, already used to an authoritarian reperessive regime that tells political lies, and they are white………...
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    09-22-2022, 05:09 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Remarkable Endurance in The Bilge
    We get them on the sand and mud flats just down the hill on Western Port Bay.
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    09-22-2022, 05:05 PM
    Where's his reserve supply? I hope he hasn't put in the water to keep cool……...
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    09-22-2022, 03:26 PM
    Of course they have, saboteurs and pro-Vlad activists as well. Doesn't make it easy for the others. Not sure we can call them refugees yet, it was...
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    09-22-2022, 03:22 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Islam's George Floyd? in The Bilge
    I doubt this incident wil change the regime, but one can hope. It'll just result in more repression and a lot of deaths.
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    09-22-2022, 03:05 PM
    A hel of a lot of them are queued up at their borders trying to get out. Border countries should be careful how many they take in lest Vlad claims to...
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    09-22-2022, 03:01 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    donald is playing it for an incompetence plea, boatbum is trying to avoid eating crow. If two septegenarians are the the best candidates the US...
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    09-22-2022, 02:52 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    "At any time in the last nine months they could have had a diplomatic settlement with Russia" I dobt that Stockman. would have required Vlad to...
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Old bloke, more a bush carpenter than a woodworker.Living in a house in a bush/beach locatiion
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