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    05-22-2017, 06:18 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    4 corners. So far it sounds like theatre's a deal of ass covering gone on, and as for the 'psychiatrist' having his identity supressed…….. The sooner...
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    05-22-2017, 06:16 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    "Left'' is used as a perjorative these days but there aint many about. But it depends on your perspective of course. Tony might consider 2/3's of the...
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    05-22-2017, 05:52 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread RAAF in New Guinea in The Bilge
    In amongst dad's photos were some of Spit's somewhere in PNG. On mesh runways if I remember right.
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    05-22-2017, 04:02 AM
    Huh! Poor imitation really………..
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    05-22-2017, 03:58 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Speaking of the unspeakable, ON's James Ashby has been recorded discussing a fiddle involving electoral expenses………. "One Nation has come under...
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    05-22-2017, 03:11 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Never let the facts get in the way of ideology, money and electoral advantage where One Nation is a threat…..
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    05-21-2017, 11:36 PM
    I think that tTrump supporters, even if cornered, even if in their inner self they know they made a blue, will not be able to admit it. Rusted ons...
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    05-21-2017, 11:31 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I'd like to be mildly cynical and say someone's been paid off, but I think it's worse than just a simple bribe to the party. It's short term power...
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    05-21-2017, 09:48 PM
    Behaved well in a blow too, fast and wet, (Steven Floyd). This boat, along with mine built in 1963 and a group of others are still sailing, and the...
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    05-21-2017, 09:43 PM
    Australian Sailfish, designed about the same time. Thousands were built, not all registered, 1981/82 nationals Brian Carroll 3244,...
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    05-21-2017, 09:23 PM
    Picky about their wildlife eh? Humans never quite acknowledge that they are a part of the food chain. Occasionally here a big Croc. or a shark...
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    05-21-2017, 06:01 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I doubt that anyone in politics can live a moral life, the job requires suspension of such scruples. Ian may have already raised there matter,...
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    05-21-2017, 04:51 PM
    Has historic associations with quack medicine, but in todays terms mean that the flashiness of the foyer is in inverse ratio to the solvency of the...
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    05-21-2017, 04:47 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Questions being dodged by Korman on AM this morning re refugees. Smoke and mirrors, another form of bashing 'the other" as a distraction. Disgusting...
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    05-21-2017, 04:43 PM
    Fancy sound an light show. Are you familiar with the matter of the Pox Doctors clerk?
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    05-21-2017, 04:40 PM
    I think that would involve upwards of 230 feet (70 meters) of sea level rise. I think the world would have it's hands quite full enough at that point.
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    05-21-2017, 04:35 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Trump's Saudi speech in The Bilge
    I do not expect US relations with Iran to improve under Trump's admin. Status quo is useful to his and the GOP's position. OTOH who ever knows with...
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    05-21-2017, 04:23 PM
    Sounds like the Australian government position on the population of Pacific Islands that are and will become uninhabitable with climate change and...
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    05-21-2017, 04:17 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Then of course there's Dutton's appearances on tele last night re the new reg's for asylum seekers. I am reluctant to draw comparisons but they are...
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    05-21-2017, 04:13 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Unless it threatens the re election prospects it will be, except for some rhetoric, in the too hard basket. There were warnings when the original...
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    05-21-2017, 04:06 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Dystopian Danger? in The Bilge
    "“Obama’s most enduring legacy may be the establishment of the modern U.S. surveillance state,”" An extension of the 'because they can' meme and...
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    05-21-2017, 03:58 PM
    Oh Yeah! Now there's a boat I'd like to build……...:ycool:
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    05-21-2017, 03:57 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Trump's Saudi speech in The Bilge
    Big military contracts made it prudent for the Saudi's put on a show. Military aid will do the same for Israel. Donald may be a diplomatic putz, but...
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    05-21-2017, 03:46 PM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Trump's Saudi speech in The Bilge
    He's a showman, don't expect consistency, or truth, or logic, or anything. He tailors his words to the audience. But people, including the GOP and...
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    05-21-2017, 05:12 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Humans seem to have a vast talent to stuff things up. Well at least our politics does.
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    05-21-2017, 05:03 AM
    I wonder how the US will react when the Saudi's and the Israelis, along with a few million other climate refugees from the ME want asylum………………. And...
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    05-21-2017, 12:16 AM
    skuthorp replied to a thread Dreadnoughts in The Bilge
    Somewhere I have, from my FIL's collection, the official account of the Camperdown disaster. I think she was the only RN shipbuild with side by side...
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    05-20-2017, 08:22 PM
    On suck or blow Paul……..?
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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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