Search:

Type: Posts; User: skuthorp

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.55 seconds.

  1. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    If he gets the Russian people off side he's finished. but he still has the nuke trigger and could pull it all down.
  2. Thread: Oz Politics.

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    29,500
    Views
    4,999,748

    Re: Oz Politics.

    Started to watch 4 corners……Dutton…… but I didn't last long.

    Just an unreconstructed Terry Lewis copper.


    And it seems like the fix is in regarding casino executives crime. Way too many...
  3. Replies
    26
    Views
    365

    Re: US Latinos - Religion Explains Politics.

    I have found that fatalism is a very good tool for managing change, especially abrupt change.
  4. Thread: Oz Politics.

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    29,500
    Views
    4,999,748

    Re: Oz Politics.

    I note from the morning press that the body to examine the sports, car park, regional and other LibNat rorts under Morrison is being set up.
    Excellent!

    BTW, anyone do business with OPTUS?...
  5. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    The 'officers' will be at the back with machine guns. And it is calculated that the Ukranian army will be reluctant to fire at them.
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    254

    Re: Quit Killing The Surfers

    I'd just put him down, on the same basis and process as a dog that bites.
  7. Replies
    26
    Views
    365

    Re: US Latinos - Religion Explains Politics.

    Religions almost exclusively are top down authority organisations, the more dogmatic the more authoritarian. I imagine that colours their political attitudes and preferences as well.
  8. Thread: Oz Politics.

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    29,500
    Views
    4,999,748

    Re: Oz Politics.

    AWKARDUS was all about scummo and dutton expecting donald to win and making decisons that any future government could not undo, like welding our foreign policy and military options even more so the...
  9. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    ….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 some luck.
  10. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    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 back from the occupied territories would make him...
  11. Replies
    845
    Views
    37,644

    Re: Trump is Toast

    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 apropriate acommodation for an ex-pres.. Precedent...
  12. Replies
    2
    Views
    132

    Re: fishermen at low tide

    All hands clean ship………….
  13. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    Putin will not negotiate anything with Ukraine who he considers has been Russia forever. Anyone expecting it from Vlad is a hopeless optimist or delusional.
    But Russia might sans Vlad as long as...
  14. Re: Judge bars enforcement of Delaware ‘ghost gun’ restrictions

    The breakdown of civil society in the DisUnited States continues helped along by the 'judiciary'.
  15. Replies
    26
    Views
    365

    Re: US Latinos - Religion Explains Politics.

    The religious have not the capacity to deal with athiesim as an absence. They alway see it as a presence.
  16. Replies
    52,094
    Views
    10,772,635

    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    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 notch you hung on, getting dunked at times doing...
  17. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    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 is coming to an end and I do not think the next...
  18. Replies
    26
    Views
    365

    Re: US Latinos - Religion Explains Politics.

    I knew in primary-school, instictively I think, that it was all smoke and mirrors.
  19. Re: 3,000-year-old dugout canoe from Lake Mendota in Madison, Wis.

    Quite a few years ago Roger Stouff, at that time a contributer here, was finding such canoes working as an archeologist.
  20. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    Meantime the arctic is melting and tipping points have already been reached in Greenland.
    Fiddling about while the planet burns, and it's methane not CO2.
  21. Thread: Rumours

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    27
    Views
    947

    Re: Rumours

    As far as I can tell an internet rumour so far….. but flights do seem to be somewhat sparse.
  22. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    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 Baltic coast states woud have been the ultimate...
  23. Replies
    52,094
    Views
    10,772,635

    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Middle of next month. Weather permitting, it's still snowing on the mountains
  24. Replies
    58
    Views
    722

    Re: Islam's George Floyd?

    So Decourcy 'rights' are negotiable, conditional, even fashionable and decided by whom?
    "Actions can reduce my willingness, and that of a civilized society, to respect or grant them."
    Actions can...
  25. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    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 to it's partial separation into it's component...
  26. Replies
    13
    Views
    344

    Re: we’re the mighty watchful eye

    Space Farce cadets?
    Need another name for them.
  27. Replies
    13
    Views
    449

    Re: Russia is a dangerous place

    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 a very personal threat put the frighteners on...
  28. Replies
    845
    Views
    37,644

    Re: Trump is Toast

    So now we know thepolitical leanings of 3 reviewers, and presumably their names……...
  29. Re: Immigration and Ken Burns' latest documentary

    The Right will welcome them, already used to an authoritarian reperessive regime that tells political lies, and they are white………...
  30. Replies
    21
    Views
    396

    Re: Remarkable Endurance

    We get them on the sand and mud flats just down the hill on Western Port Bay.
  31. Re: as hurricane fiona bears down on the maritimes, canadians brace themselves

    Where's his reserve supply? I hope he hasn't put in the water to keep cool……...
  32. Replies
    13
    Views
    449

    Re: Russia is a dangerous place

    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 only when a they percieved a personal threat they...
  33. Replies
    58
    Views
    722

    Re: Islam's George Floyd?

    I doubt this incident wil change the regime, but one can hope. It'll just result in more repression and a lot of deaths.
  34. Replies
    13
    Views
    449

    Re: Russia is a dangerous place

    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 be liberating tham a well.
  35. Replies
    845
    Views
    37,644

    Re: Trump is Toast

    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 two party system can come up with it needs to be...
  36. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    "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 eat humble pie…...
  37. Replies
    3
    Views
    103

    Re: More Window news from Virginia

    So whose he defending the mansion from?
  38. Thread: One China?

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    21
    Views
    314

    Re: One China?

    …..and probably the strongest reason to support it. Though having all the worlds computer chips in one very delicately poised basket strikes me as a little foolish.
  39. Replies
    73
    Views
    1,189

    Re: My electric bill is going up 60%!

    We have, enough capacity to enable a battery to be fitted. Bill since last January is A$139.60.owing to feed in tariffs, (that are being reduced al the time to keep the privatised power company...
  40. Replies
    845
    Views
    37,644

    Re: Trump is Toast

    ……and his dodgy lawyers will be claiming diminished responsibility to keep him out of jail……...
  41. Thread: Oz Politics.

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    29,500
    Views
    4,999,748

    Re: Oz Politics.

    I would say some very abrupt sackings are in urgent order. We missed it by that much………….
  42. Replies
    10
    Views
    452

    Re: Clench nail removal?

    Farriers nail pullers. Designed to straighten the clnch and then pull out without damaging the hoof further.
    ...
  43. Replies
    13
    Views
    409

    Re: Startling figure, 5.6 million…..

    "Prison is a highly profitable industry, though"

    So who get's a cut? Prosecutor? Judge? Attourney General?………...
  44. Replies
    3
    Views
    221

    Re: Interesting ANTIFA case in San Diego

    New pic for US court walls.
    https://allthatsinteresting.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/portrait-of-roland-freisler.jpg
  45. Replies
    3
    Views
    281

    Re: What Is Wrong With These People?

    "We all now live in a kind of permanent Sarajevo. Whenever we go outside, to work or school, to walk our dogs, to attend our parades, we know without saying and accept without protest that gunshots...
  46. Replies
    23
    Views
    596

    Re: Give Meagan a break fer cryin' out loud!

    Identify them and give the list to a crack squad of Royal Marines………
    Or maybe just widely publish all their names, photographs, addresses, and phone numbers………………...
  47. Re: Virginia Thomas Agrees to Interview With Jan. 6 Panel

    Will Clarence be her lawyer?:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::ycool:
  48. Replies
    845
    Views
    37,644

    Re: Trump is Toast

    ………….. Trump's options to block the criminal investigation are now dimming with one of his only remaining possibilities being an emergency request to the Supreme Court.

    and won't that be a curve...
  49. Thread: Ukraine

    by skuthorp
    Replies
    5,038
    Views
    244,437

    Re: Ukraine

    "Some of the US "advisors" were manifestly corrupt"

    That made me amused, surely no one is surprised?
  50. Replies
    23
    Views
    596

    Re: Give Meagan a break fer cryin' out loud!

    The history of 'spares' is often not good. And I do not think Meghan quite knew what she was getting into, or maybe had inflated expectations?
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4