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    10-19-2017, 12:40 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    It might not be in the national interest, but private and privatised power businesses have their first responsibility to their shareholders unless I...
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    10-18-2017, 08:34 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    My political glass? Dry as a bone. But there was a time I believed they actually had principles and ethics, long, long gone. Otherwise life is fine,...
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    10-18-2017, 08:28 PM
    Not too sure whether industry standard H&S was adhered to, but that was how I thought they'd do it. Essentially a barrel lift. And as for the saw!
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    10-18-2017, 05:41 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Re Pompey's yard. The council has been hemming them in and denying them useful access to wharves that Jack built, and actually gifted to the...
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    10-18-2017, 05:38 PM
    See Oz Politics for my comment.
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    10-18-2017, 05:36 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Ian doesn't like threads he can't control, there's a history.
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    10-18-2017, 05:03 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    For which those sent on the ''all the way with LBJ" premise and came back alive are still paying. And both 'sides' are equally culpable in the...
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    10-18-2017, 03:44 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Liquid? You think I should have not changed my stance from that I took at 14? You think I should be blind to the self serving practices of parties...
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    10-18-2017, 03:15 PM
    Probably regarded as good publicity SV.
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    10-18-2017, 03:14 PM
    There's a small now disused old cemetery on the nth coast of Tasmania. Full of children, victims of smallpox, pertusus, the flu epidemic, and...
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    10-18-2017, 03:05 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I have said this before, and Ian constantly reminds me. I was involved in union affairs, politics at state and federal branch level, delegate to...
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    10-18-2017, 02:51 PM
    The price of freedom………… again
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    10-18-2017, 07:04 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Re bureaucracy. As part of the Dinghy festival we close a small piece of urban road in a small coastal town. About 90 sq meters. Anything grass is...
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    10-18-2017, 01:18 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I agree, governing the country is hard, and partisan and personal politics rather than practical and ethical politics is what causes most of the...
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    10-18-2017, 01:12 AM
    Last sentence, if true ,applies to both candidates which maybe makes the non- voting 40% the only ones with taste. I don't know where that leaves...
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    10-17-2017, 06:48 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Maybe not, but it certainly does not seem to attract the best and the brightest……………. unless those who are there are……………. in which case we are in...
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    10-17-2017, 06:45 PM
    The country if they are doing their job properly. Seems like the whole American political establishment has been subverted by the Russians for some...
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    10-17-2017, 06:42 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I'm just off to catch the tide, glorious day here, with a breeze. Talk later.
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    10-17-2017, 06:40 PM
    We had a rabidly anti porn (read Man magazine) AG here years ago, It turned out he had a very large collection, amongst other related pecadillo's.
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    10-17-2017, 06:36 PM
    Not for the first time that sort of event. Sad really, desperately denying your own persona. "On one or two occasions in the recent past, Iíve...
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    10-17-2017, 04:54 PM
    When you've done with pole lathes you can try a pottery wheel powered by a fly wheel. Specifically an old tyre filled with cement.:cool: But...
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    10-17-2017, 03:39 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread My fortunate childhood in The Bilge
    So did I despite little money, a dad with serious mental war damage, and a mum who worked hard to hold it together. We did a lot better than many I...
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    10-17-2017, 10:15 AM
    "The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity." Maybe not quite Dystopia, though for the US it may depend on...
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    10-17-2017, 10:02 AM
    That whole dang " unprecedented, unplanned, worldwide experiment in social and individual psychology" IS the human experience, has been since some...
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    10-17-2017, 05:22 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    BTW, anybody know much about 'Incognito Mode'
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    10-17-2017, 05:16 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    ASAP, I don't think I have ever listened to 'shock jock' in my life. Commercial radio and commercial TV hold nothing of interest to me. It was, and...
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    10-17-2017, 05:13 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Anyhow I doubt it will change at all. Discussion tonight on radio re climate change and political resistance to the matters of mitigation. At...
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    10-17-2017, 05:02 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I have no doubt that most politicians go into the game with with ideals, which are devalued the first time they meet the Party Whips and goes down...
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    10-17-2017, 04:09 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Around the worlds democracies 'business as usual' by 'the usual suspects' is not cutting it any more, hence Brexit, Donald, swings to the right and...
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    10-17-2017, 04:05 AM
    Ian Ian, just think of the paperwork, the quotes, the arguments, the territorial disputes………………….. the personal insults……….. You need a single...
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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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victoria, australia. (1 address now)
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