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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Nah.... we've been waiting a week for you to answer a question.

    I'll treat you with the same respect that you display.
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Pay what back?

    What on earth are you guys on about?

    Freeloading.... pay back

    Are you guys serious?

    The article points out that he declared the purchase of an investment property. It says...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    You are telling the story. How many countries declared his organisation as a terrorist organisation?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Not very good at comprehension, are you? There's no suggestion of free-loading in that article. I'd suggest that his income - from the property he has declared on the pecuniary interests register -...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Aren't you lucky you have freedom of speech in this country.

    You are free to tout for terrorists, up to a point.

    Don't expect it to become policy to let them in.... unless the Greens get their...
  6. Re: I'm sick and tired of being tired and sick

    Do you think he'd mention that to the doctors? Seriously?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Whatever it takes, eh?

    32 countries currently list the LTTE as a terrorist organisation.[154][155] As January 2009, these include:


    ...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Hang on, wasn't he involved with a terrorist organisation? THAT is why his refugee status was refused. I've lodged appeals for a guy in exactly the same situation. As much as they might be "poor...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Your language, sir, seems to be stretched beyond common usage.
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    tax cuts to the rich.... well, when over half of the country are not net tax payers, what do you expect?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Of course, the improvements in the area of profit transfers and overseas tax avoidance have come under a LibNat government... but given your introductory statement, I doubt you would recognise that....
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    His history? What, that he organised a luncheon that Jones spoke at? What are you guys on about?

    .... and on the issue of company tax, I'm starting to think that you guys don't have a collective...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    The only billions given to those who don't pay tax is.... welfare payments. Damn near double the corporate tax take, btw.... but that's because, as with elsewhere, corporate tax isn't where the...
  14. Re: I'm sick and tired of being tired and sick

    Without wishing to sound harsh, there's something to the statement 'you are what you eat'.

    btw - a recent study managed to reverse Type 2 diabetes in 86% of the study participants - by changes to...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    What a load of pap. Even the left of scale ABC knows better than this rubbish.

    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-13/fact-check-wii-australia-be-uncompetitive-on-company-tax/9033940

    You really...
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    We'll take your word for it.

    How silly are you?
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    Re: The Magical Mystery Tour, 2017

    I'll upload some more photos over the next few days. I'm home. Had to head straight over and help out the ex... she got out of hospital yesterday, from another knee replacement and was having a...
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    Re: Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight.

    Just had a look outside... back in Sydney. Lots of stars... but it's 1.20am and I probably should have gone somewhere with less trees than over our house
  19. Re: Discovery in 12,000-Year-Old Grave Shows Not All Ancient Fishers Were Men

    Nah, they get the men to carry all the bags to the airport
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Can you tell me how many settlers were slaughtered? We know that right from the early days, those who killed indigenous people were tried and hung too. The overwhelming nature of most interaction was...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    It's hardly an update of Oz history.... but if that's how you see history, so be it, for your "reality".

    .... and as if the Australian population would vote to have a third chamber in the houses...
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    Wow, that's a lot of words. What do they mean?
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    IIRC, about 320 or so Americans have a collision with the reality of your 2nd Amendment each and every day.

    I'll settle for our reality over yours, thanks.
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    Yep.

    Then again, can you explain why a B-grade actor Governor of California can be elected President - as Reagan was, whilst a much better, A-grade actor Governor of California can't be duly...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Geez - the old grey cells still work. 42 years ago.

    On 30 June 1975, Bertie Milliner, a Queensland ALP Senator, died suddenly. It had long been a tradition that when a casual vacancy occurred in...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    The ballot paper doesn't come into it here. They can nominate anyone they want. IIRC, the state government has a role in approving it, don't they? What was the name of the goose that...
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    Re: my how suddenly things can change

    Ouch.

    Best wishes for the recovery.

    I'm prescribing Scotch - applied liberally, internally.
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    Not true, of course. The Liberal / National Coalition government just achieved the passage of Australia's recognition of same sex marriages.

    That, by the way, is something else the holier than...
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    Re: a different kind of desperate

    It's called self-responsibility. Unfortunately, not enough Australians believe in it. Whilst we have half the population receiving welfare payments, it isn't going to change.

    I grew up in what...
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    They are not clear.

    Joyce's father came to Oz before NZ changed it's citizenship laws, I believe. Those changes are what knocked Joyce out.

    Xenophon's family came to Oz from Cyprus, IIRC. ...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    What? Shanghai Sam's resignation? He's announced that he won't be returning to the Senate in 2018. I wonder what hack we'll get now? There's been some real duds from NSW in recent years.... but,...
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    How clear are the words "reasonable steps"?

    I was with a Senator on the day of the decision - until just before it was announced. The discussion we had centred on the alternative views that the...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Bye bye, Shanghai
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    Re: Best Dive Bar

    I reckon the place that served this up is equal to just about any dive bar I've been in
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    I've got two flights tomorrow - one past an erupting volcano, as we come in to land. I can't get the airline's website to work to show me our seating... hopefully their planes work better. I'll see...
  36. Re: who would you invite to Christmas dinner?

    Adolf Hitler
    Pol Pot
    Joseph Stalin

    All as 25 year olds.... and if anyone else comes along, be careful which glass you drink from.
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    Re: Not Quite Australian

    Ha ha, so Sam Dastyari spent $25k to renounce his Iranian citizenship. No fear... he's been bought by China for less since then. He's known as Shanghai Sam now.

    Yeah - this is just a case of an...
  38. Re: Hiking and Fly Fishing Snowy Mountains Australia

    I take it that's a wombat hole on the bank?

    They were dingoes strung up in the tree, weren't they?
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    Re: Expansion of Global Poverty

    I had a coffee or two with a politician in Jakarta last week... and discussed, among other things, poverty.

    He says there's over 90 million people in this country living in poverty.

    That led...
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    Re: other whiskies

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS_hI49ez9TJByYP0_KOMMvR9MpCDSTcFZpbpfnuWRb-VsWCEWFFg

    Been known to do it. Tend to prefer beer in the warmer climes. Pretty ghastly stuff.
    ...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Nah - as usual, you got it wrong.

    Had read it before. Didn't bother reading it again. Wouldn't bother reading it, given the formatting anyhow.

    Hmmm.... do I have to sign any register?
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    Re: Let's do up another bar thread

    https://media.giphy.com/media/QhlPIHpwk8AvK/giphy.gif
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    Re: Continuing Death in Puerto Rico

    Maybe they should move to a first world country? Like, maybe, the USA?

    Then again... the US doesn't bother doing anything about the massive gun toll there, so why would they worry about this?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Oh dear. If you are going to C&P, would you please treat your audience with a modicum of respect... and reformat the bloody stuff please.
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Make sure you have a firearms licence.

    ... good news re the head. Keep it working.
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    Re: Let's do up another bar thread

    We've got quite a few dangerous bars along the NSW coast. I put together a couple of business cases that has seen the most critical ones get dredged to improve safety. There's another case being...
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    I think I posted about one in the Border Ranges between NSW & Queensland a year or so back. We watched a train do it, but it's partly a tunnel

    edit - here it is... but that section of track...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Classic Bob Hawke, from the new book: Nobody on Bill Shorten’s frontbench would be worthy of a seat in a Hawke cabinet.
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    Re: The Magical Mystery Tour, 2017

    Well, there's one for the books. Out for dinner with our business partners tonight and I managed to get run over on the way there. Nothing bad, just a damn SUV that ran over my foot in the traffic....
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    Re: Car&Driver: best cars of 2018

    No way it is that heavy, but as a town bike, sure, it's got some Thumper soul. Much more than the 150 Yamaha I'm riding tonight.
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