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» 16/11/2017 4:37:42 PM Yes nick (I think) Not to mention Land Rights for LBGTIQ Dual-Citizen Whales Undergoing N.....
» 16/11/2017 3:08:01 PM An excellent, well researched, article Murray. Paragraph 5, you say "However after W.....
» 16/11/2017 11:36:55 AM I believe I'm Moral Metermaid No.1 in pointing out that people being allowed to speak is t.....
» 15/11/2017 7:32:29 PM Massachusetts? Oh, ah didn expect dem Bee Gees boys! http://youtu.be/uSSJwKixbKU.....
» 15/11/2017 11:44:21 AM At http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?article=19411#345025 I predicted: "M.....
» 14/11/2017 7:40:27 PM So at 10am tomorrow (15 Nov) all will be announced on the results of the SSM vote. With d.....
» 14/11/2017 5:26:02 PM Looks like the Same Sex Marriage result may have been leaked in advance . . Judging by the.....
» 14/11/2017 1:11:34 PM Super article. Seems that those who put down one dollar on Same Sex Marriage (SSM) bettin.....
» 17/10/2017 2:33:30 PM "the article neglected India and other countries where reactor approvals have not slo.....
» 17/10/2017 11:02:57 AM Hi Alan B. Yes, its true a major Israeli foreign policy aim/tactic is to divide the Arabs.....
» 16/10/2017 6:07:26 PM 1. An excellent article by Jim Green - detailing the undeniable downturn in the nuclear in.....
» 16/10/2017 4:39:52 PM I'm of the opinion God the "Father" is a: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender a.....
» 13/10/2017 2:37:37 PM CORRECTION: "13 Dec 2017" should be 13 Oct 2017......
» 13/10/2017 2:35:11 PM Hi David Here's a useful story (published today 13 Dec 2017) for your next article http:/.....
» 11/10/2017 12:27:33 PM QUESTION Re David's "#plantaganet - Do you want to see the last rites administered t.....
» 10/10/2017 1:54:06 PM Tribalism, on which most Middle Eastern thinking is based, places: 1. the tribe first 2.....
» 10/10/2017 1:35:21 PM Fortunately the Internet, which emerged after most of these thinkers wrote, provides a div.....
» 10/10/2017 1:14:35 PM Quite a compelling article. Increased use of solar and wind (WITH home or community batte.....
» 9/10/2017 1:38:03 PM Another Pilger Lite. Britain's weapons industries are highly valued by: - UK Trade Union.....
» 9/10/2017 1:26:01 PM The claim: "It's important to take a look and see just how far feminism has come sinc.....
» 6/10/2017 11:12:40 AM If the current great power nuclear agreement with Iran slows down Iran's development of nu.....
» 6/10/2017 11:00:08 AM I was an Aussie bureaucrat once - then I learned to think for myself and contribute more......
» 6/10/2017 10:43:31 AM I can do better than Emily's List. Here are famous quotes about women. An elegant woman i.....
» 3/10/2017 11:42:00 AM Naughty, Naughty ateday Your love for Fat Brat Kim and his RoneRy Pop [1] is suspicious. .....
» 2/10/2017 11:09:45 AM The author hasn't done enough reading: All three leaders of the Kim dynasty have justifie.....
» 27/09/2017 10:07:05 AM Yet another SSM article. I understand that inevitable side effect of Marriage (keeps wome.....
» 22/09/2017 1:29:51 PM Onya David Israel may not always be right but it certainly has might on its side http://y.....
» 18/09/2017 1:46:46 PM Quite predictable that we (majority?) old-middle aged blokes of OLO seem to be voicing maj.....
» 18/09/2017 12:15:14 PM Ja Alan B. Es wird gesprochen. Assange, black threads, unt SS* goose-steppen. * http://.....
» 17/09/2017 11:33:09 PM Dear Yooyoo Planta no order. Planta only Pawn in Game of Life http://youtu.be/SKRma7PDW1.....
» 17/09/2017 11:14:00 AM Already Church nuts are saying their pastor/minister/priest told them in church to Vote No.....
» 15/09/2017 9:51:31 AM Like Ali they call me "The Greatest", but I don't believe it......
» 15/09/2017 9:47:48 AM What do you expect?.....
» 14/09/2017 8:59:24 AM Yes. I think the ABC's allegiance to a foreign power (Israel) is under question......
» 11/09/2017 1:30:32 AM Legitimising same sex marriage being the foot in the door to legitimising "Safe".....
» 6/09/2017 4:09:32 PM As all people who never left their 18-year-old-leftist-uni-kids brains know. If we're nic.....
» 25/08/2017 7:31:25 PM Onya Is Mise [on Thursday, 24 August 2017 1:33:01 PM] IS future terrorists from all over .....
» 25/08/2017 1:59:27 PM An excellent article. It is State governments that set excessive energy floor prices to k.....
» 24/08/2017 6:17:18 PM Head coverings are required on woman in many religious sects. For example within Christi.....
» 24/08/2017 6:02:18 PM Atta Madam N*ppy Ninja All women should be required to don Middle Ages Nun-ware http://ww.....
» 24/08/2017 11:35:04 AM I understand that darling of the Australian left, East Timor, is up there with Indonesia f.....
» 15/08/2017 4:19:11 PM Trump's high pressure strategy may be inducing China to keep North Korea under control. No.....
» 12/08/2017 11:12:09 AM An excellent essay. _____________________________________ Hi ttbn On "I don't recal.....
» 10/08/2017 5:30:56 PM Ethics? But there's always the sex, money and power that I crave and root for. Monty Pyth.....
» 10/08/2017 3:59:40 PM Fact is. All sides were suffering horrendous casualties from human wave (run in the open a.....
» 8/08/2017 1:18:08 PM I disagree with Ms Bender over her twerp like rant. Which just goes to show those psycho.....
» 4/08/2017 3:41:31 PM I'm sure the whole PLO and even all Palestinians to boot, will feel energised to destroy n.....
» 2/08/2017 2:43:50 PM A good article. Author, proven humanoid, shows promise. Methinks city and rural folk who .....
» 26/07/2017 11:25:43 AM Black September was certainly the slaughter of thousands of Palestinians by Jordanian forc.....
» 24/07/2017 11:57:01 AM Queensland being an intellectual Utopia second to none Certainly groundbreaking high-tech.....
» 23/07/2017 3:06:24 PM Great article with some clear ideas. I particularly support new coal fired power stations.....
» 21/07/2017 3:32:55 PM Hi Daffy Duck Yes, I thought Pence was a sensible man, compared to that low life Trump, .....
» 21/07/2017 1:08:39 PM Does the Handmaid's Tale baby maketh strategy offer a logical solution? see http://en.wik.....
» 20/07/2017 1:34:47 PM Other possible reasons for extraordinary policy decisions: I wonder how much energy compa.....
» 18/07/2017 11:18:38 PM Taswegy-mate and Alan B. The good thing about Thorium reactors is they still allow the Ur.....
» 18/07/2017 5:14:36 PM Aside from politics in South Australia - the record of Catholic priestly interference is a.....
» 16/07/2017 3:10:52 PM As Albert Einstein or Dump Trump said: One's ability at comment brevity saves precious.....
» 14/07/2017 11:44:58 AM Well certainly more scientists and activists can attract government research grants and jo.....
» 13/07/2017 2:38:51 PM Trump is my action man hero. Here's proof http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEDP5-O9MZI&feat.....
» 11/07/2017 12:08:40 AM Oh Alan B. Its a miracle. Pell can fly here after all. See "Cardinal George Pell r.....
» 30/06/2017 2:47:20 PM Methinks all you undeserving 'n commenting Sinners should pay homage to His Eminence, Card.....
» 27/06/2017 2:34:18 PM My money's on oily Tex Drillerson, former CEO, ExxonMobil. Its guaranteed he'll manipulat.....
» 17/06/2017 1:57:49 PM But I am confident that the merely 98 year old Arab vs Jew conflict can finally be mediate.....
» 9/06/2017 12:33:41 AM I don't know if poverty (or otherwise) comes into it. I think its mainly alienation, via .....
» 1/06/2017 3:18:10 PM Kamp-boy Bismarck should stick to what he knows best. German battleships http://en.wikip.....
» 18/05/2017 5:34:38 PM Suter is no original. As early as 2006 (7 years before Snowden, 11 years before Suter) I .....
» 18/05/2017 12:31:00 PM I reckon the author has gained inspiration by using my "The fifth battle domain - cyb.....
» 9/05/2017 11:02:42 PM All ye (NSA identified) sinners out there, in OLO land. Feast ye eyes On his Vatican God.....
» 9/05/2017 10:40:26 PM runny Surely you jest Geezer MATE! Forget you not, Matthew 19:14, the International Stan.....
» 9/05/2017 4:06:24 PM Aye runny On the gay (life without women, bliss!) = Catholic priest equation is it any .....
» 9/05/2017 12:43:25 PM Ah be the sinners - who equate homosexual urges with certain brands of the priesthood, bus.....
» 24/04/2017 3:03:08 PM Nothing good in things that aren't far left, Aye Jimmo? Certainly Jimmo parrots his Iris.....
» 20/04/2017 7:59:47 PM Feeling brain damaged Arthur's Dent? Watch "Syria for Dummies: In 43 Seconds" h.....
» 3/04/2017 10:45:34 PM Certainly the Catholic flock are more than a support system for Shepherds who established .....
» 3/04/2017 3:49:02 PM Pure and Infallible Catholic Orders should remain confident that only a minority are charg.....
» 30/03/2017 7:27:20 PM The ever-Green army of antediluvian knuckle draggers should thank their lucky stars they l.....
» 28/03/2017 3:37:41 PM The solutions include a 4 stage plan that will remove the need to build/develop/trial/erro.....
» 28/03/2017 12:10:29 PM Looks like this article fairly shafts the Engineer-Man SMR and Thorium spruikers. Let's ri.....
» 21/03/2017 10:53:09 AM Methinks Big Brother be watching Sammy andy......
» 17/03/2017 3:41:28 PM Bill Leake - "The Australian" misses him already. Three Leake cartoons embraced .....
» 13/03/2017 9:31:53 PM Hopefully the ABC's about-time diminished budget won't retain a soft, wet, left, Tony Jone.....
» 9/03/2017 4:34:55 PM Interesting the author seems more a sustainability activist than a qualified expert in oil.....
» 7/03/2017 3:16:43 PM Hi Yuyutsu Your point about Geoff of Perth's profound ignorance of Israeli humanitarianis.....
» 6/03/2017 12:58:44 PM Giday Geoff of Perth Was 9/11 a Mossad plot, like the CIA's moon landing, for you? Chec.....
» 6/03/2017 11:33:38 AM Another excellent article by David Singer. As Alan B. indicates Islamic State is certainl.....
» 5/03/2017 12:43:40 PM Hi Alan B. Although I have reservations about Methane, tiny little Thorium reactors in ev.....
» 5/03/2017 12:34:23 PM Hi Hasbeen As I'm not technical on battery hookups etc, moving to an isolated area with m.....
» 4/03/2017 1:46:04 PM Oderlous, colourless Methane going BANG! Hi Alan B. SOLAR Good idea "Also check ou.....
» 4/03/2017 9:41:38 AM Hi Hasbeen Thanks a diesel generator with car batteries would be far cheaper than solar t.....
» 3/03/2017 12:39:20 PM Hi Hasbeen Yes I'm unfortunately south of the border among the Loony Left Lemmings who fa.....
» 3/03/2017 11:12:18 AM Former Prime Minister Abbott's renewable worries are certainly justified and need to be sa.....
» 3/03/2017 10:02:52 AM TO READ THE ARTICLE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?ar.....
» 28/02/2017 6:33:37 PM Well said Foxy "There is never any circumstance where violence against women (men an.....
» 28/02/2017 3:29:24 PM Hi curmud "No one here gives a jot about racial mix on screens." I do......
» 28/02/2017 1:10:36 PM I'm in love Kumi :) http://www.abc.net.au/tours/images/kumi_taguc_m2260939.jpg Kumi Tagu.....
» 28/02/2017 1:00:12 PM "The importance of racial diversity on our screens" had me thinking who are the .....
» 28/02/2017 12:13:25 PM This is a sexist article that is universally repugnant to all those who be man and wife......
» 27/02/2017 10:53:18 PM FROM ABOVE ABC's Media Watch program tonight 27 February 2017 http://www.abc.net.au/medi.....
» 27/02/2017 10:53:04 PM Hi Foxy Looks like you're in an unhappy minority and getting more out of step with the tr.....
» 27/02/2017 12:33:57 PM Unlike the ABC's constant picture of liberated Muslim women in head coverings http://www.a.....
» 27/02/2017 12:30:49 PM Peak Muslim male dominance in Australia's Muslim community has been revealed. This puts th.....
» 22/02/2017 4:37:02 PM Trumpy has surely done the US of A, nay the whole world, a favour by bestowing numerous ex.....
» 21/02/2017 11:05:15 AM Hey Guys Remember Israelis are mostly white. So it goes without saying white rule is wors.....
» 21/02/2017 10:53:26 AM For full life satisfaction don't make the grievous legal errors of: A. getting married, o.....
» 19/02/2017 3:48:31 PM The best and clearest OLO article yet on Australia's electricity problems......
» 17/02/2017 11:11:03 AM Take, as an example, Japan's Monju sodium-cooled, MOX-fueled, fast reactor. Monju is a cau.....
» 17/02/2017 11:01:46 AM Fast breeder reactor projects usually run over budget, don't meet deadlines, then are clos.....
» 15/02/2017 11:09:55 AM Can't argue with the well chosen, please all, value lacking, wording of this article......
» 15/02/2017 11:02:44 AM Armchair Critic's incessant whining should cease forthwith. David Singer is a sterling ex.....
» 15/02/2017 10:49:55 AM Thanks Hasbeen For some enlightening comments on home solar. Seems most reviews from the.....
» 14/02/2017 10:04:14 PM All are invited to join the long queue. "SOLAR + HOME BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE The sec.....
» 14/02/2017 2:17:06 PM Re "These fruit loops couldn't organise a round of drinks at a brewery! (thanks Pete).....
» 14/02/2017 11:58:24 AM The closure of Hazelwood Coal Fired Power Station in late March 2017 will be followed by p.....
» 13/02/2017 10:55:50 PM A fine essay Mr Goth, Esquire. However: Regarding "...the...people were ecstatic abo.....
» 13/02/2017 4:02:16 PM In Winter 2017 after the March 2017 closure of Hazelwood Power Station many old, poor and .....
» 11/02/2017 10:16:11 AM Alan B. Pay homage to Don* Don is great. Appreciate. * http://youtu.be/76RrdwElnTU.....
» 5/02/2017 1:34:33 PM EBR2 and S-PRISM equal HOPE plus $10 Billions of Federal Money which South Australia expec.....
» 4/02/2017 3:34:58 PM There's already too much debt and apathy in South Australia and too many local and interst.....
» 3/02/2017 11:07:36 AM Another inconsistency with Trump's block Muslim entry US Presidential Executive Order. Th.....
» 31/01/2017 1:46:17 PM Thanks AJ Looks like by Trump's acts the US will lose the middle ground of civilised coun.....
» 31/01/2017 12:05:27 PM Another likely inconsistency of Trump's block Muslims policy is that the US would still be.....
» 30/01/2017 7:58:17 PM It is puzzling that Trump did not include Saudi Arabia when he drew up the list of the sev.....
» 30/01/2017 7:34:34 PM Yes Is Mise Middle Class Anglo kids. With rich Mummies and Daddies to shock. Reckon pro.....
» 30/01/2017 2:46:57 PM Germany, having second thoughts, may certainly want to pass on many Muslims to third count.....
» 30/01/2017 1:08:03 PM Definitely sticking by. Trump has the good sense to back away from a goodly part of his .....
» 29/01/2017 2:37:22 PM Hi AC Re " I don't think we're ever going to have a largely unified and peaceful Aus.....
» 27/01/2017 1:29:52 PM 1. Reckon noone should be offended by what is for most - a day of red meat on the barbie a.....
» 27/01/2017 1:08:48 PM Looks like criminals successfully outsmart government agencies and the Victorian Ministe.....
» 24/01/2017 11:33:02 PM Onya Saeed! C'mon Saeed, C'mon C'mon http://youtu.be/2uBjJAV3CMk.....
» 24/01/2017 2:39:05 PM Dear Deluded Julian Shiite Muslims slaughter Sunni Muslims (which includes Palestians) a.....
» 22/01/2017 4:36:45 PM Hi Foxy Trump's shenanigans may easily be the bread & butter subject for http://gentlesea.....
» 22/01/2017 2:11:10 PM Interesting contrasting the actual OLO article with yet another small "l" lib.....
» 20/01/2017 10:53:45 AM My Knesset spooks* report: "Netanyahu is unusually happy today As Trump's Inaugurat.....
» 19/01/2017 6:07:41 PM Alan B. mate Whatever you're sniffen or otherwise infusin. I want some of it......
» 19/01/2017 11:14:40 AM Alan B. What prompts your "Eh baby?".....
» 19/01/2017 11:10:20 AM Dear Kampo von Bismarck This turgid tale of "bodily pathologies" of the great u.....
» 18/01/2017 5:12:11 PM I must admit Trump's "foreign policy" habits, so far, have proven defective in t.....
» 18/01/2017 1:43:04 PM JohnBennetts, Alan B. take heed from Armchair the sage! Trump's negotiating flair, his ab.....
» 17/01/2017 11:31:28 PM "we fail to judge character"! Depends if the author has it......
» 17/01/2017 1:09:18 PM Very true Alan B. Especially "the plate as well!". Where would the God Fearing .....
» 17/01/2017 10:35:55 AM I love US politics. Give me more. Trump is more colourful than any of our cardboard cutou.....
» 9/01/2017 1:36:49 PM Well the BOM has been predicting its going to be a dry year in southeast Australia every y.....
» 9/01/2017 1:16:27 PM Memo to Valerie Note Sister Jennifer's superior article to instruct yee http://www.online.....
» 5/01/2017 4:03:21 PM In this my imagined greatness is in rare agreement with Senator for Guns Lino's dog's ball.....
» 3/01/2017 12:26:24 PM Bruce I can see your political position that Duterte's extra-judicial killings can be for.....
» 21/12/2016 11:22:30 AM SMH carries report, 21 Dec 2016 http://www.smh.com.au/world/berlin-attack-suspect-is-a-pak.....
» 20/12/2016 6:03:47 PM Looks like Germany needs to worry about certain groups with truck licences......
» 19/12/2016 11:21:17 AM Trump, as an Alpha Male, rich, powerful and famous, attracting ever younger wives* under p.....
» 17/12/2016 9:48:36 AM One needs only one Fukushima to destroy South Australia's (or even Australia's) finances, .....
» 16/12/2016 2:44:38 PM The sensible politicians and teachers of New South Wales should not have to adopt the late.....
» 15/12/2016 5:18:22 PM Planta in his guise as the greatest Plantagenet, King Edward "Longshanks" I, wou.....
» 15/12/2016 3:26:59 PM Yes Carter proved a very unsuccessful, one-term, President who failed to sought out the US.....
» 13/12/2016 9:49:33 PM Kellie Even you would agree that Responsibility (of major Powers) to Protect (R2P) civili.....
» 13/12/2016 9:35:55 PM Hi Bazz The current and future OIL value of the Middle East means it will stay an un-cut-.....
» 13/12/2016 12:04:04 PM Hi David A problem for the US, UK and France is that a Security Council YES vote to a Rus.....
» 13/12/2016 11:56:11 AM Alan B. You bring a lot of inappropriate hatred of the author, mate. Is is a gut anti-S.....
» 12/12/2016 1:59:17 PM So what is ttBaboon's real name?.....
» 11/12/2016 4:43:01 PM Andras Smith + Khan I reckon you are writing more about your own (and Khan, writer of the.....
» 11/12/2016 4:34:53 PM Bit of a non-story. Any of China's air force aircraft (and US aircraft) are nuclear ".....
» 11/12/2016 4:28:15 PM Hi Geoff of Perth Re "fusion reactor". Here's a better, more contentious, sour.....
» 10/12/2016 2:59:56 PM So are you voman from non-Enklisch spewing bokrond I tink!?.....
» 10/12/2016 2:53:49 PM Nuclear advocates need to consider: Nuclear power reactors in Victoria are non-starters d.....
» 9/12/2016 2:41:58 PM Looks like Victoria is following South Australia in a predictable way down the rust-belt g.....
» 9/12/2016 2:17:51 PM The author is projecting rapid (2017-18) changes production/prices in an Uranium energy se.....
» 9/12/2016 1:48:16 PM I agree with you R0bert and as I wrote above: "...fortunately Obama has been in his .....
» 8/12/2016 5:23:18 PM Also Off-Topic Here's some equal opportunity surveillance http://intelnews.org/2016/12/08/.....
» 8/12/2016 1:02:49 PM Yes this so-called "poet" could certainly observe "better to remain silent .....
» 7/12/2016 9:02:52 PM Off topic. Here's an interesting article: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-in-bid-to-belon.....
» 7/12/2016 3:08:46 PM Well SKhan I understand the boys at Immigration have passed round the hat and raised enou.....
» 7/12/2016 2:55:07 PM Well argued David. And fortunately Obama has been in his lame duck period since 8 Novembe.....
» 6/12/2016 11:43:28 AM So Saeed Khan detests the Australian culture he basks in. For those nurtured in Pakistan,.....
» 1/12/2016 3:12:33 PM If there is money in nuclear Waste Dumps can anyone point to an existing waste dump overse.....
» 1/12/2016 3:08:01 PM The fantastic sums Weatherill has created ("$257 billion...$445 billion...$260,000 fo.....
» 1/12/2016 2:37:43 PM My main comments are: 1. It is a Netanyahu political myth that the US has done nothing to.....
» 21/11/2016 10:16:42 AM Thanks Miss Kellie For that glowing tribute to Saint Pauline von ChipFryer d'Ipswich. Li.....
» 16/11/2016 4:14:56 PM Yeah Joe We of the tiny Micronesian SUE-THE-WORLD (because of Climate Change) CAMPAIGN re.....
» 14/11/2016 2:37:09 PM I reckon Mal that you should not utilise acts of murder by terrorists to push some politic.....
» 14/11/2016 2:20:39 PM Looks like Trump intends, so far, to be something of a saviour of Israel. Times of Israel.....
» 11/11/2016 9:28:14 PM Hi Noel Thanks for another excellent nuclear waste article. Overoptimistic Weatherill &.....
» 10/11/2016 5:18:03 PM I can neither read nor comment on this article due to the long Disclaimer provided. Partic.....
» 10/11/2016 5:09:46 PM Naturally Dave its too early to tell, but it looks like Trump and Netanyahu are a marriage.....
» 9/11/2016 2:12:21 PM "TRUMP TO WIN" IS THE INCREASING PREDICTION at 2.10pm Qld Time If I'm reading h.....
» 9/11/2016 1:59:48 PM TRUMP PREDICTED TO WIN If I'm reading http://www.sportsbet.com.au/betting/politics/us-ele.....
» 9/11/2016 10:21:35 AM Giday ttbn How can YOU be taken seriously when you hide behind "ttbn"? Peter C.....
» 9/11/2016 10:16:40 AM If there is money in nuclear Waste Dumps can anyone point to an existing waste dump overse.....
» 8/11/2016 9:08:04 AM STOCK MARKET "Betting" PREDICTS HILLARY WIN "US election: Wall Street rall.....
» 8/11/2016 9:05:19 AM BETTING AGENCIES PREDICT HILLARY WIN (as at Australian Eastern Time 10am, Tues 8 Nov) Hi.....
» 7/11/2016 3:53:03 AM CONTINUED FROM ABOVE: The verdict is in but the debate is not over But Premier Weatheril.....
» 7/11/2016 3:52:13 AM THE CITIZENs JURY HAS GIVEN A BIG THUMBS DOWN TO STORING WASTE: Headline "Nuclear Fu.....
» 6/11/2016 9:05:16 PM TRUMP SECURITY SCARE Here is Trump being rushed off by the suited agents of the SECRET SE.....
» 4/11/2016 2:03:33 PM - - -- 3%!! I didn't know there were that many Chinese in Australia!.....
» 4/11/2016 1:36:53 PM I wouldn't complain too much David. With my friend's, friend being my friend I'll note: .....
» 4/11/2016 1:19:35 PM To the SENATOR for RICH-WHITE-BLOKES, GUNS AND BIKIE BUSINESS INTERESTS Onya Leyno. You.....
» 3/11/2016 10:01:39 AM TRUMP TRIUMPH ON THE CARDS! Thanks Armchair Critic The "3 November 2016 9:41:51 AM&.....
» 3/11/2016 9:06:55 AM Methinks Comey is a man of rectitude, who will give his mates a boost......
» 2/11/2016 9:40:07 PM Should we be worried? "GLOBAL MARKETS IN 'EARLY STAGES OF PANIC' AFTER POLL PUTS DONA.....
» 2/11/2016 9:30:55 PM Oh JayB, surely you jest :) Don't worry I'll put in a good word......
» 2/11/2016 6:33:54 PM Hi JayB You may well be right when you say: Hillary "isn't liked by the FBI or the S.....
» 2/11/2016 3:18:54 PM Hi Luciferase The best laid plans/issues set out by Weatherhill will need to include all .....
» 1/11/2016 8:08:18 PM Good one mikk I'll pay: "They could nominate michael jacksons corpse or charles mans.....
» 1/11/2016 4:41:12 PM IMHO youse are all universally repugnant - like TrumpaDonk and Hills Hoist. Paraphrasing .....
» 31/10/2016 10:30:06 PM If you could vote in the US Presidential Election (on Tuesday/Wednesday* next week) would .....
» 31/10/2016 3:51:46 PM Hi Shadow Minister Citizen's Juries have only a symbolic ability to change things. To pe.....
» 31/10/2016 9:02:26 AM A pretty good article overall The author writes much sense, eg. "Unless we prepare b.....
» 31/10/2016 8:34:36 AM Hi Pogi No worries mate. Having written 3,295 OLO comments over 11 years http://forum.on.....
» 30/10/2016 8:47:37 AM Why is FBI Director Comey described as the "chief of sleaze"? He's a good bloke......
» 30/10/2016 8:05:45 AM Hi Noel No experts are in a position to "demolish the economic case for the waste im.....
» 29/10/2016 7:13:42 PM Not much good when "activist" Greens don't want to be active!.....
» 29/10/2016 9:39:17 AM FUNDING BENEFITS FROM THE WASTE DUMP South Australia will no doubt build its nuclear wast.....
» 28/10/2016 5:12:16 PM 1. The author is to be commended for bringing the number of OLO Typos to dizzy new heights.....
» 28/10/2016 1:53:44 PM Horta is from East Timor's RULING CLASS? Who gives a toss what "former president of .....
» 23/10/2016 2:19:10 PM Off topic: Will Soldiers be justified in demanding Parades to celebrate their Same Sex Ma.....
» 22/10/2016 8:02:17 AM The author explores dementia well. Interesting that the media explains the growth of canc.....
» 21/10/2016 11:10:43 AM As the alignment of the mooning Ministers would have it. The ministerial functions have a.....
» 21/10/2016 10:53:31 AM An excellent return to form by OLO's dashing Defence Commentator and stalwart, doubly drag.....
» 20/10/2016 12:24:32 PM No names, no pack drill. Teaching methods of Prussian like rote efficiency? Sooo, vie are.....
» 18/10/2016 12:41:07 PM It seems the US Democrat (including Hillary) line is endless US fighting in a country (wit.....
» 17/10/2016 9:59:29 AM Catchy name coincidence? I understand Kasey Chambers is an excellent country singer-songw.....
» 16/10/2016 6:09:16 PM Blame one of Bill's victims?.....
» 16/10/2016 4:47:35 PM But Shadow If Bruce has no cause he can't use it to get his Canberra Times articles publi.....
» 16/10/2016 11:53:54 AM I finally understand why all the "Trump woman" stand like this! http://i.imgur.c.....
» 14/10/2016 10:04:03 AM Further Research: 1. Bruce Haigh does not mention Tamils in India at all because there ar.....
» 14/10/2016 9:43:05 AM Bruce has made a mistake in flagging the oppression of SRI LANKAN Hindu Tamils with the mu.....
» 13/10/2016 3:12:45 PM Here's another useful, short, article on the same IS nut with a knife issue from the ASPI .....
» 13/10/2016 10:45:13 AM This article is timely - published the same day (12 Oct 2016) two knife carrying 16 year o.....
» 12/10/2016 1:04:04 PM Hillary certainly has alot of foreign policy experience that she can utilise as President......
» 11/10/2016 12:45:55 PM Hi ttbn and AC Yeah I agree Hillary is pretty bad, but Trump is worse. Hillary is a know.....
» 11/10/2016 10:01:09 AM CORRECTION http://www.smh.com.au/world/us-election/donald-trumps-debate-performance-cappe.....
» 11/10/2016 9:55:54 AM Yes Trump is more than the conceited Lone Wolf or Rogue White Man oaf that he is. He is l.....
» 10/10/2016 6:08:58 PM The chances of extortion and blackmarketeering are HUGE. Wordless and legal Theft. The pr.....
» 10/10/2016 5:42:57 PM Very true ttbn Basically Abbott was right. Syria is "baddies vs baddies" - wit.....
» 10/10/2016 3:06:44 PM My Monday, 10 October 2016 2:44:46 PM comment (immediately above) looks ambiguous in retro.....
» 10/10/2016 2:44:46 PM Well I reckon Trump did better in today's second Trump/Hillary Debate than the first. But.....
» 10/10/2016 9:14:37 AM Hi AC I'll watch how Trumpy performs in the second Hillary vs Trump debate - starting to.....
» 9/10/2016 8:53:48 PM Yes I must agree Trump: - supported the wars beforehand - is a constant liar - is rich.....
» 9/10/2016 11:10:58 AM I've moved from giving Trump the benefit of the doubt to the obvious. That is Trump is too.....
» 7/10/2016 1:04:50 PM Having lost 20kg over 4 years (105kg to 85kg) through: 1. careful eating (lots of vegies,.....
» 30/09/2016 7:59:38 PM I likey it Jardine K. Jardine A classic mate :) A team of Borderforce Blackshirts* shoul.....
» 30/09/2016 4:15:09 PM Toni Lavis (and others of the OLO punterrati who can't see the article) When you are at.....
» 29/09/2016 4:24:53 PM Certainly all boat and car engines and farm fertiliser should be banned and removed from A.....
» 29/09/2016 4:08:57 PM Defying other long-winded posters, my expert comment is: DOOM SELLS. And DOOM boosts the.....
» 29/09/2016 2:12:01 PM Those watching the TV Debate included Taliban secretly viewing from Afghanistan, if NBC is.....
» 28/09/2016 11:35:47 AM Hi Hasbeen and Yuyutsu Re "If Hillary is elected we had better start developing our .....
» 27/09/2016 11:58:04 PM Golliwogs maketh the Man diver Dan Just ask Legally Brown http://youtu.be/OgeT4R-3yHs.....
» 27/09/2016 10:45:16 PM Yes I think a surprise turnout for Trump, under the voluntary US voting system, may surpri.....
» 27/09/2016 6:51:56 PM From 1958 to 1978 The (UK) Black and White Minstrel Show was telecast on Australian TV. ht.....
» 27/09/2016 6:32:59 PM After the September 27, 2016 first Presidential Debate Hillary was judged the winner - by .....
» 26/09/2016 3:04:03 PM Kazak shouldn't be yet another Muslim whinger who criticises Australia, the country that g.....
» 25/09/2016 1:53:34 PM Certainly the public would be interested in Bryan Clark inspired Austonomous Underwater Ve.....
» 23/09/2016 1:02:38 PM Re my criticisms about FBI efficiency. That friendly, though spooky, rag, The Washington F.....
» 23/09/2016 12:29:18 PM Hi Tom Along the lines of point 5, the US DoD/Navy is a good example of sponsorship-cordi.....
» 23/09/2016 12:09:02 PM Hi Alan B. I'd begin to read your posts if you learned how to be brief... Cheers Pete.....
» 22/09/2016 11:49:51 PM Hi S&M Naturally I agree with your good self......
» 22/09/2016 3:27:37 PM Three problems: 1. the devil is in the detail of "regard the house as part of retire.....
» 22/09/2016 1:44:23 PM Hi Shadow Minister (returning to topic) On suggestions that "the correct US police r.....
» 22/09/2016 1:06:29 PM Hi Tom All your points have validity. However UUVs-AUVs as a weapons system for Austral.....
» 22/09/2016 12:10:35 PM My part in advising General Billy Mitchell how to bomb battleships remains tightly held to.....
» 21/09/2016 10:33:16 PM A tough question Shadow. If the guy's father reckoned sonny had terrorist tendencies then.....
» 21/09/2016 6:02:36 PM Ya bringing out the cynic in me nick Previous winners of the Medal of Freedom include: -.....
» 21/09/2016 4:46:54 PM Further to me saying last week's New York bombing was the FBI's biggest stuffup since the .....
» 21/09/2016 11:07:02 AM Seems US security bureaucracies (eg. FBI) are high profile political entities. The NY bomb.....
» 20/09/2016 4:04:14 PM Should counter-terrorism be manipulated by politicians and by the political sensitivities .....
» 20/09/2016 2:04:29 PM Hi tomw I think any balanced debate on whether UUVs (aka AUVs) http://en.wikipedia.org/wi.....
» 20/09/2016 1:42:14 PM Very true LEGO Also without the US fighting in World War Two for the defence of Australia.....
» 20/09/2016 12:32:21 PM Hi Cobber You rightly wonder about"...the others?" Brett was careful not to d.....
» 20/09/2016 12:19:40 PM In a Quadrilateral Australia would have problems being allied to: - Japan. Because Japan,.....
» 20/09/2016 12:02:27 PM Hmmm "China has not had a naval engagement for 500 years," All experts in very .....
» 19/09/2016 1:01:49 PM Don't you worry VK3AUU. Its we heterosexuals who support the community by breeding butt.....
» 19/09/2016 12:27:33 PM Pauline represents an otherwise unappreciated set of voters. These important voters are N.....
» 19/09/2016 12:00:52 PM Australia is more in a balancing act than the other former Quadrilateral Countries: - the.....
» 18/09/2016 9:16:26 PM Amen to Democracy onthebeach But the devil is in the detail about the electoral system th.....
» 17/09/2016 11:02:15 AM Hi onthebeach I wonder, regardless of gender, why can't America produce better candidates.....
» 16/09/2016 4:21:59 PM Strikes me as how crudely Dynastic the Presidency is now: - G. W. ("mar Daydy").....
» 16/09/2016 3:21:57 PM Risk is, Hillary may rise again - on more than Bill's petard!.....
» 16/09/2016 2:31:07 PM Trump be da man fo my vote http://youtu.be/4h6BXGkgkgE?t=45s As long as Trump, or Hillary.....
» 16/09/2016 1:04:52 PM Yes. Certainly Hanson's and Roberts' sensible comments on the Islamic terrorism threat a.....
» 16/09/2016 12:53:10 PM Returning to Hillary. As Planta the Prescient predicted in the "Monday, 12 Septembe.....
» 16/09/2016 2:15:30 AM Dear Colonel Pogi Hmmm! Are you sure? Was not Mao's crowning Long March "achievemen.....
» 15/09/2016 5:30:45 PM Dear Pogo Thankyou for your 4 posts of 13-14 September which I understand constitute your.....
» 15/09/2016 10:55:10 AM Off topic. Here's a major headline concerning HUGE US military funding for the next 10 yea.....
» 14/09/2016 5:17:15 PM Some Australian Boutique submarine reactor ideas are Deadends. So the Virginia class nucl.....
» 14/09/2016 3:29:10 PM Hi Syd and LEGO Your comments are mostly right. Turnbull's main goal was to use his 26 A.....
» 14/09/2016 1:32:16 PM 1. An issue this excellent article did not mention is: The "Bad News" is men wh.....
» 14/09/2016 12:40:59 PM Hi AC Looks like Hillary will lie low for two days, maybe in "Chelsea's Apartment&qu.....
» 14/09/2016 12:31:08 PM Killarney You get any collection of old people together and they'll talk about the Good O.....
» 13/09/2016 11:43:37 PM Thanks onthebeach Wiki has a little slot on Hillary's health http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki.....
» 13/09/2016 9:56:58 PM Yeah AC Hillary may have died, but I now reckon she's risen from the dead. Quite Hillariou.....
» 13/09/2016 6:04:22 PM Hi Pogi Here's two things I have written on Chinese influence that were more serious than.....
» 13/09/2016 5:03:32 PM Hi onthebeach That Hillary's personal physician Dr. Lisa Bardack, asked Hillary at the me.....
» 13/09/2016 4:08:59 PM Hi onthebeach The downsides for Australia of having a pre-disabled candidate becoming US .....
» 13/09/2016 12:35:30 PM Hi onthebeach Alcohol could be the problem or part of it. She certainly has that puffy lo.....
» 12/09/2016 11:44:17 PM Hi R0bert Hillary certainly chose the wrong moment to claim "overheating" As .....
» 12/09/2016 6:02:19 PM Hi mhaze Yes with Hillary being small, frail and soft she is not the type to lead the US .....
» 12/09/2016 4:09:23 PM Yes the Chinese Communist Party is really Worst Excesses of 19th Century Robber Baron Capi.....
» 12/09/2016 3:52:12 PM Aidan Sydney is different - The Big Smoke. Its regularly topped with brainy Hong Kong Chi.....
» 12/09/2016 1:08:42 PM Canberra's voters are relatively coddled, lefty and precious. Their tummy's hurt about, fo.....
» 12/09/2016 12:47:33 PM With a visibly frail Hillary Clinton almost collapsing* in the last 24 hours 2 questions a.....
» 12/09/2016 12:27:27 PM Thanks Pogo You're precious :).....
» 11/09/2016 8:42:00 PM As I cautioned on this thread http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?article=18509#3.....
» 10/09/2016 11:30:42 AM So Pogi and Killarney Are you two Australians who will celebrate Mao's death?.....
» 9/09/2016 9:48:33 PM Sure Killarney And your best mates, Stalin? Lenin? were misunderstood social workers...&q.....
» 9/09/2016 4:39:14 PM Of course it is inappropriate, even inflammatory, within Australia's borders, to celebrate.....
» 9/09/2016 3:54:30 PM The author (irresponsibly?) appears to be positively goading lone wolfs, in Sydney or Melb.....
» 7/09/2016 2:06:36 PM AGENT OF INFLUENCE? Probably not yet. Potential? Further to http://forum.onlineopinion......
» 6/09/2016 8:02:19 PM Hi Joe Further to your observations about higher numbers of indigenous graduates. At a u.....
» 6/09/2016 7:40:14 PM Great article Brucey!* Note: I'm still holding my epiphany. Your mugshot still looks like.....
» 6/09/2016 7:07:50 PM Alas. Too many typos. So, to recap: Regarding the possible imminent demotion of Senator L.....
» 6/09/2016 4:52:27 PM Some of me mates av been asking questions: Just regarding the possible imminent demotion .....
» 6/09/2016 4:50:01 PM Some of me mates av been asking questions: Just regarding the possible imminent demotion .....
» 6/09/2016 12:50:46 PM Thanks Is Mise 35 years ago I fired most of the military weapons then available. SLRs, M.....
» 5/09/2016 6:29:58 PM Go Senator for Gunz! Reckon we blokes should have tax breaks for our gun clubs, justice c.....
» 1/09/2016 5:58:38 PM I very much agree with the author: "clearly a vote in the Parliament is the way to g.....
» 1/09/2016 5:32:50 PM Real Estate Agents and even Local Councils in Victoria won't warn house-property buyers th.....
» 1/09/2016 5:07:28 PM Simple: For the rich brats of the Left the enemies of their imagined enemies are their fr.....
» 31/08/2016 5:26:27 PM "These Tamils from Tamil Nadu were brought to Ceylon as indentured labourers. ‘Indent.....
» 31/08/2016 1:37:18 PM Lucky the author is mainly talking about Tamils - a (non-Muslim) minority in detention. T.....
» 31/08/2016 1:12:57 PM Two and a half steps for Politicians to avoid responsibility: 1. Parliament needs to pass.....
» 31/08/2016 12:58:16 PM Thanks Brucy For your right-out-of-a-Labor-lubber sermon. I'm still searching for an actu.....
» 30/08/2016 7:12:32 PM "LGBQTI"? Well yes. The metal chap* in I, Robot did look# a bit androgenous. .....
» 30/08/2016 12:14:11 PM FROM ABOVE Pauline Pantsdown – I Don't Like It Lyrics http://youtu.be/D4tZRZSGxcE http:.....
» 30/08/2016 12:14:00 PM I love Pauline and I fear its reciprocated :) This song is for you PoLean: I Don't ".....
» 30/08/2016 11:55:18 AM Hmmm I suspect that a translator/linguist might be suggesting What Needs to Be Done With.....
» 26/08/2016 3:32:23 PM Giday Cobba If only I was a "liberal party staffer". Then I'd be getting a huge.....
» 26/08/2016 12:21:23 PM Yeah, your right Max. Talk about Kevin Rudd sacking a Labor (that is ALP) Minister who .....
» 25/08/2016 11:58:10 PM Giday McReal Really? Then where is "Australia [currently housing] old deteriorating.....
» 25/08/2016 12:20:00 PM I agree with the author that mutual tolerance and respect are most important in Indonesian.....
» 25/08/2016 12:04:34 PM Turnbull's lot seem to putting on their Second Hand Patriots' voices quite a bit lately, t.....
» 24/08/2016 6:55:17 PM Hi ChristinaMac1 1. Defence Industry - As I see it the Federal Government (for vote-gaini.....
» 23/08/2016 7:34:07 PM So is it the Victims of gun crimes who are at fault because they should have ducked the bu.....
» 23/08/2016 7:30:05 PM Hi ChristinaMac1, Noel The reasons a nuclear waste dump should be an initially State fina.....
» 23/08/2016 1:25:14 PM Are Noel. You have inadvertently set out good arguments for a nuclear waste dump (+ small.....
» 23/08/2016 12:57:06 PM Senator for Guns 2 A Low Taxes and More Guns platform is keeping this Politician overfed......
» 22/08/2016 4:37:58 PM The Senator for Guns? Re where Leyno says: "just last month the government reneged .....
» 19/08/2016 2:10:56 PM BTW - here's more details about The Torchbearer: "The Torchbearer (Czech: Světl.....
» 19/08/2016 2:05:50 PM HiYa Cobber I am claiming sainthood, actually. Evident to all OLO punter-rotts. And I'm .....
» 19/08/2016 12:14:44 PM Yeah And don't worry what we reactionary, middle-aged, men, of the OLO punter-rotty say, .....
» 19/08/2016 11:54:37 AM Yes unfortunately the author is parroting the Greens standard "its all-Australia's-fa.....
» 19/08/2016 11:42:49 AM Hi Joe Unfortunately Michi's fascism is not just due to him living through Japan's fascis.....
» 18/08/2016 5:17:38 PM Hi Bazza I've thought more about the Census Denial-of-Service (DoS) of 9 Aug 2016. Basica.....
» 18/08/2016 4:00:45 PM Here's a really well written article on how AUSTRALIA WON-LOST THE VIETNAM WAR http://www.....
» 18/08/2016 12:46:38 PM Yep, both your paras possible Bazza......
» 17/08/2016 3:16:18 PM Hi Cody Let me remind you that US Ambassador to Australia, John Berry, is married to a Ch.....
» 17/08/2016 10:54:05 AM Israel should not feel neglected. Just when things were getting boring something new and e.....
» 17/08/2016 1:01:18 AM A touching tale Alan. Regards Pete Submarine Matters http://gentleseas.blogspot.com.au/.....
» 16/08/2016 8:20:54 PM Yes we all know new technology doesn't break down. Just ask the Census people. Terrorism .....
» 16/08/2016 1:08:20 PM Thankyou Mara Bonacci What you describe is a blessing. Lew Uranium prices usually mean fe.....
» 16/08/2016 1:26:48 AM Thanks JF Aus I've de-S ed the sites (as you suggest) for easier access. And it works! S.....
» 15/08/2016 4:29:15 PM Don On this occasion your essay is way too highbrow for the men of a certain age who make.....
» 15/08/2016 12:58:45 PM Speaking of Holidays From Hell. South Australia! Don't go there. Where waiters drooled. A.....
» 12/08/2016 7:45:18 PM Not really "Surveillance State". Sorry guys at ASD and AFP-IT. You're doing a.....
» 12/08/2016 6:08:59 PM The excess man-geeks of China's NSA seem to be in the clear regarding Turnbull's embarrass.....
» 12/08/2016 6:01:11 PM Confirming the accuracy of my comment above re the Denial of Service (DoS) attack against .....
» 12/08/2016 3:44:02 PM It would be unfortunate if China's surplus of males become angry computer geeks who, throu.....
» 12/08/2016 2:33:42 PM In relation to the most important issue which is the alleged Chinese Denial of Service (Do.....
» 10/08/2016 6:31:14 PM Organised and disorganised religion should get out of the habit of judging people on the b.....
» 10/08/2016 4:45:40 PM Hi interactive 1. Indeed your observations on the inherent contradictions of Intentionall.....
» 10/08/2016 12:34:23 PM All this talk of sex is rude. Like we army men say: "Never leave your mate's behin.....
» 10/08/2016 12:27:31 PM No, No, No. Why do some countries win most of the Olympic medals? Because of the reflec.....
» 8/08/2016 1:07:48 PM Welcome back to the land of Senators Leyno. I see you have maintained your style of shor.....
» 5/08/2016 6:08:20 PM Yes the US (that will decide when Australia withraws from Afgh) needs to understand that t.....
» 4/08/2016 1:26:31 PM "Now, the Golden Rule children, of OLO," is be nice to Bomb Belt Bambi!.....
» 4/08/2016 1:17:47 PM Dearest Yuyu While you clearly prefer Mao and Stalin my hero is the loco Billy https://en.....
» 3/08/2016 11:47:31 PM Dear Yuyu Wot's wrong wit tue boy/girl? If a Pharaoh or Stalin or Mao had any relevance.....
» 3/08/2016 6:07:52 PM Hi Joe Australia's Curtin-like saint of a politician, Neck Xenophon, is also known as a M.....
» 3/08/2016 2:48:09 PM Yes the Left too frequently seems to be about Guilt, Apology backed up by an ignorance of .....
» 3/08/2016 2:33:27 PM In 1998, Tony Abbott had established a trust fund called "Australians for Honest Poli.....
» 3/08/2016 2:09:17 PM The Census is a very inexpensive way that Australia, as a developed, progressive, nation, .....
» 2/08/2016 6:59:51 PM I'll pay that one Yuyutsu :).....
» 2/08/2016 2:14:41 PM and Hasbeen Spot on bro. Respect!.....
» 2/08/2016 2:11:13 PM The trendy Greenies in this thread are deluded: The author is spot on that guilty Western.....
» 2/08/2016 1:49:50 PM Well they say "Sex Sells" The common, possibly accurate belief, is that Men of.....
» 31/07/2016 8:36:10 PM Hi interactive Definitly no politician, from anywhere, should be Sec Gen of the UN. Polit.....
» 31/07/2016 7:13:25 PM Oh interactive I'll hear nothing said about dear Julia. She is the most outstanding examp.....
» 31/07/2016 11:36:10 AM Hey interactive You wonder "I have always thought there was something odd with the w.....
» 29/07/2016 10:19:27 PM On this celebratory day of Turnbull rightly sinking Rudd's UN pretentions we should rememb.....
» 29/07/2016 7:04:09 PM Further to: "Arab oil money, be it via: - well known (but protected) Saudi private/s.....
» 29/07/2016 6:43:33 PM Hearty congratulations to Turnbull for making the enlightened decision on July 29, 2016 to.....
» 29/07/2016 9:27:26 AM The author is also incorrect generalising about "It wasn't so long ago that Austral.....
» 28/07/2016 6:30:56 PM Hi cato Yes the European security multiplex (of many fragments) is suffering the blowback.....
» 28/07/2016 1:35:34 PM Very true Mal Merkel's wrongheaded open-borders-fixation should not be allowed to kill mo.....
» 27/07/2016 6:10:20 PM Hey Pablo OK some nut (with guns, bombs and/or a truck, commits murderous criminal acts)......
» 27/07/2016 2:06:04 PM The title of this article truly scares me "Embracing Pauline Hanson" Apparently.....
» 27/07/2016 1:54:30 PM Hi Hasbeen Yes, in the worst of worlds: - Rudd becomes gets the job he covets, Secretary.....
» 26/07/2016 12:02:59 PM Correction Poll Bludger predicted TPP for LNP 50.9% and ALP 49.1% - with 2.6% swing agains.....
» 26/07/2016 11:58:10 AM I found Poll Bludger very accurate in predicting how close the Election would be. Poll Blu.....
» 25/07/2016 5:02:13 PM Hi Graham and All those mistakenly implying The Drum has gone: I'd say you are talking a.....
» 22/07/2016 1:25:21 PM This academic, of dusky hue, clearly does not know his place. Pass the port, what!.....
» 22/07/2016 1:16:17 PM Hi Hasbeen The Navy sounds like a bureaucracy of shiney bums, one jump ahead of disaster......
» 22/07/2016 11:58:09 AM I feel all religious about this bold new theory. It resolves my need for a new, true, God......
» 22/07/2016 1:24:02 AM Thanks Alan......
» 21/07/2016 3:12:13 PM The Election result is good for most Australians because Turnbull won't be able to get his.....
» 21/07/2016 2:56:50 PM Hi Hasbeen I reckon without the submarine decision (really about "spending $50 Billi.....
» 20/07/2016 5:59:38 PM I reckon Abbott the Wrecker, in a Party Room spill, may well replace Turnbull with himself.....
» 20/07/2016 5:23:50 PM Hey this is a newy. This article carries a huge Morgan's Disclaimer which includes, the si.....
» 19/07/2016 7:41:45 PM Attention fruitcakes. Lemmy at that alter wine! Drink Sevenhill Wine and Spirit-uals. The.....
» 19/07/2016 1:53:51 PM THOR RULES, OK? Every Man or Goat is entitled to practice his own religion. I myself wor.....
» 19/07/2016 1:27:54 PM Looks like Hanson has a close political ally in Senator Jacqui Lambie on Muslims. See ABC .....
» 18/07/2016 6:41:43 PM One needs to only recall Pauline Pants Down to revisit the Make Fun of Fish-n-Chipshop-olo.....
» 18/07/2016 12:20:05 PM Not to worry. Q&A is so PC ABC, by Lefty wets, for wet Lefties......
» 17/07/2016 3:00:22 PM Turning to Australia's own PM, Malcolm Turnbull, the company he keeps no longer convinces .....
» 16/07/2016 3:11:53 PM What a boring last 30 days we've had: 1. BREXIT 2. a well hung Federal Erection 3. Hagu.....
» 15/07/2016 7:03:14 PM A major problem with the author's joint-sitting suggestion is it would further propagate t.....
» 15/07/2016 6:17:32 PM A nice enough essay. Mr Fletcher, like most punters, gets his facts mixed up in matters .....
» 14/07/2016 12:40:59 PM Hi Luciferase The Government would have lost the July 2 Election if it hadn't backed the .....
» 14/07/2016 12:06:04 PM Two defects in Johns' conservative assumptions: 1. If the Big End of Town paid its taxes .....
» 14/07/2016 11:47:01 AM Hi "LEGO" - or should I say: "Toddlers' Plastic Blocks"? Ditto mate d.....
» 13/07/2016 5:03:28 PM Hi Rojama China could well argue its OK for some (like the US) to disregard the Court. T.....
» 13/07/2016 12:20:39 PM G'day Jon J Methinks runtogether Leyno typed his article on an iPhone, in a Bar, into the.....
» 12/07/2016 6:48:08 PM Ja nicknamenick (unt WTF!?) Time for zie Fuhrer to raise der blitzkrieg battleship Bismar.....
» 12/07/2016 6:28:53 PM Thanks mac Re: "The worst outcome for any Coalition government is to gain control of.....
» 12/07/2016 2:43:52 PM Strategic shock-jocking aside... It think it more likely that the Hague's ruling on China.....
» 12/07/2016 1:31:24 PM Hi Waverley Maybe ex-Senator runtogetherlikethis can try again next time as the SeparateW.....
» 11/07/2016 4:16:30 PM And now the Rightwinger nasties (Dutton, Andrews, Bernardi) will rise after the discredita.....
» 10/07/2016 12:19:07 PM Hi Aristocrat Excellent point mate. Cheers.....
» 10/07/2016 12:08:43 PM I give an increasingly tired, disorientated, Turnbull till February (if not before) when h.....
» 8/07/2016 6:09:40 PM Hi Hasbeen Two things bother me mate: 1. The "massive pork barrelling" in the .....
» 8/07/2016 5:37:38 PM A timely article Malcolm I grow tired of young, cute chicks in Hijabs, with perfect Engli.....
» 6/07/2016 2:10:12 PM There is an issue perceived by some some nuclear engineer beneficiaries (aye Ziggy! *) tha.....
» 5/07/2016 3:39:22 PM Thanks for the article Noel The Royal Commission's job is even more daunting, thankless a.....
» 3/07/2016 5:37:03 PM Hi onthebeach Yes I don't think Turnbull message was at all fresh and convincing. Rather .....
» 3/07/2016 2:34:17 PM In view of the Election Result (more Hung than an Elephant on Viagra) it would be interest.....
» 3/07/2016 2:19:32 PM The problem with psychologist types (almost all 50 something, middle-class, females, like .....
» 1/07/2016 12:45:47 PM Where the besmirched Slater says: "They speak to a diseased culture defined by self-.....
» 30/06/2016 5:24:45 PM A Fairy Story: Well folks We all know China and India will have 100 millions Additional .....
» 28/06/2016 3:01:56 PM Hi Jay Brexit has been all over Australia's Mainstream Media since the shock result of Fr.....
» 28/06/2016 11:59:37 AM The author has added impressive analysis - so going beyond larger pollsters. I assume the.....
» 28/06/2016 1:00:16 AM The author is correct in pointing out elites over-favour some minorities and ordinary peop.....
» 27/06/2016 4:23:26 PM The author is right to comment on the Merkel dominated EU showing arrogance over migration.....
» 27/06/2016 4:12:12 PM Much of the majority Leave result was about Britain retaking control of its borders, even .....
» 24/06/2016 2:00:21 PM At 1:41 PM Australian Eastern Standard time on the Brexit Referendum "BBC says Leave .....
» 24/06/2016 12:01:13 PM Meanwhile the hottest news today is the Brexit Live Blog count http://www.theguardian.com/.....
» 23/06/2016 6:48:50 PM Hi Toni Lavis Nuclear powered merchant ships were developed and generally discontinued in.....
» 23/06/2016 4:02:53 PM Dearest James O'Putin Its well known that Trolls from Olgino Inc employs yee https://en......
» 23/06/2016 2:15:02 PM Well said Tombee......
» 23/06/2016 1:52:05 PM Yes http://issues.org/22-3/realnumbers-21/ would have been of some relevance... ...if Pet.....
» 23/06/2016 1:18:47 PM A superb essay. Also the percentage of renewable power drops even further if vehicles are.....
» 23/06/2016 12:58:56 PM Brucey you fail in your latest attempt to parrot the scatter-gun style of Pilger. Such Soc.....
» 22/06/2016 7:02:51 PM If we adopt an extremist "We're all right Jack. Youse can't come here now." poli.....
» 22/06/2016 1:22:21 PM The author assumes a problem due to his particular system of values. Cui Bono (Who profit.....
» 21/06/2016 4:57:14 PM One issue that is taxing the great geostrategic tacticians of our age, Kissenger and OLO's.....
» 21/06/2016 1:52:30 PM A reminder that future commodity prices, especially energy, are one of the hardest things .....
» 21/06/2016 1:42:16 PM Trumpf Bumpf! What's wrong with you people? Politics will be much more exciting, though y.....
» 17/06/2016 4:37:39 PM Yep Alan. The article seems to be much about promoting dubious ideas and making money fo.....
» 15/06/2016 1:05:48 PM Australia also has the right to monitor, regulate and stop young male Muslims - with a hig.....
» 14/06/2016 1:10:40 PM Again Kellie personifies the Green-Left cause supporting queue jumpers who can afford to p.....
» 9/06/2016 2:53:32 PM Methinks you have a sNicking admiration for Xeners, Malc? Carn the Tiser. One of the (non.....
» 7/06/2016 1:05:20 PM It was unfortunate that Ali's Parkinsons removed him from public life early - from about 5.....
» 3/06/2016 4:44:10 PM FROM ABOVE https://intelnews.org/2016/06/03/01-1914/ : "It is believed that the myI.....
» 3/06/2016 4:39:46 PM SYSTEMIC VULNERABILITY CONCERNING AUSTRALIAN BORDER PROTECTION https://intelnews.org/2016.....
» 2/06/2016 2:15:51 PM Pray watch this demonstration of a Huge Bulldozer backing over Bob Brown's NIMBY pickup. .....
» 1/06/2016 12:20:53 PM Seems like a whinge piece for DENTISTS......
» 30/05/2016 4:32:58 PM With Trump as President Pilger will be in red heaven. But time to use OLO to sell a new bo.....
» 30/05/2016 4:18:31 PM Some well written insights like: "Government subsidies in aged care often serve the .....
» 25/05/2016 2:46:14 PM As the author is positioning this article in the runup to the 2 July Election oldies need .....
» 24/05/2016 3:53:40 PM The West's need to feel guilty about Syrian refugees began in Germany. https://en.wikipedi.....
» 23/05/2016 4:55:09 PM Hi Joe Actually the UN Human Rights Committee https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Natio.....
» 23/05/2016 10:24:13 AM Dubious politics aside - Rhiannon sure can sing https://youtu.be/IT1q7L4QA0A ......
» 23/05/2016 10:11:42 AM I understand the author describes himself as: "a futurist, thought leader and media .....
» 17/05/2016 4:49:49 PM And besides Australia can't build nuclear weapons unless we build totally mistimed, unecon.....
» 17/05/2016 4:37:53 PM Leyno, gun for every Nanny, has my vote......
» 17/05/2016 2:01:21 PM Very true Cobber. After Senator Leyonhjelm's shock elevation to the Senate his balding Do.....
» 17/05/2016 1:43:00 PM For Trump's Sake! Such negativity Greeno. I feel a warm inner glow about the explosive p.....
» 14/05/2016 1:28:51 AM Too true Alan B. South Australia shouldn't stop with a Waste Dump. A thriving power react.....
» 13/05/2016 1:37:20 PM Hi Alan B One shouldn't be negative. Gravy trains await for Adelaide Uni Trannie Trots o.....
» 13/05/2016 12:21:41 PM Certainly the Citizens' Jury from the far flung corners of South Australia and surrounding.....
» 11/05/2016 12:02:46 PM Simple Bazz Convert Australian future subs into: A. Nuclear propelled, or B. Coal fire.....
» 10/05/2016 1:22:52 PM I myself am rooting for Can Tram - the Canberra light rail. Can Tram is the project mooted.....
» 10/05/2016 11:50:31 AM As China becomes more threatening, and the US may well retreat into Trump isolationism, Au.....
» 6/05/2016 2:10:28 PM Oh come on Brucey. We can all be rich and pretty - like the Greens' Sarah Hanson-Young .....
» 5/05/2016 2:28:54 PM Heil Trump! Russians luv im https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDMkOft5v9U because he's so .....
» 3/05/2016 3:29:34 PM Hi Shadow and EJ Because of the understandable connection with nuclear bombs, nuclear acc.....
» 29/04/2016 9:36:12 PM Hi Shadow Minister Yes it did say the plant was separated from the Internet. Still, the .....
» 29/04/2016 3:55:28 PM FROM ABOVE RWE AG spokespersons insisted this week that “Conficker”, “W32.Ramnit”, and ot.....
» 29/04/2016 3:53:03 PM Here's another concern about the safety of nuclear reactors: https://intelnews.org/2016/04.....
» 25/04/2016 2:42:04 PM Meanwhile back in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria nothing changes in these wars, only differen.....
» 22/04/2016 1:41:03 PM I have received an official communiqué that Channel Nine will air a documentary about the .....
» 22/04/2016 2:10:37 AM Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. The great General Patton made several sti.....
» 21/04/2016 8:25:26 PM Just for Peter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snTaSJk0n_Y.....
» 21/04/2016 6:15:05 PM Hi Shadow Minister Yes. Well. There is that. Also the prospect of a Trump Presidency* re.....
» 21/04/2016 5:36:23 PM I reckon we don't need no allies no longer to kowtow to. We need good, solid, indigenous,.....
» 21/04/2016 2:54:23 PM Newly liberated children, courtesy SAFE SCHOOLS and Telstra, my be interested in this less.....
» 21/04/2016 1:27:30 PM If the disappointing Turnbull survives the Election. If Turnbull survives the leadership c.....
» 19/04/2016 11:25:44 AM FROM ABOVE - see http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/why-japans-rokkasho-nuclear-reprocessing-p.....
» 19/04/2016 11:10:56 AM FROM ABOVE “We consider that the technology [is] established,” said a company spokesperso.....
» 19/04/2016 11:07:04 AM FROM ABOVE The utilities are also aware that if Rokkasho is abandoned, Aomori prefecture .....
» 19/04/2016 11:05:08 AM The Japanese example of reprocessing shows how simple and inexpensive the nuclear industry.....
» 18/04/2016 1:30:29 PM The author citing examples from the UK and the US, to argue his case, is unconvincing. Th.....
» 15/04/2016 12:51:39 PM An excellent article Syd With some sensible things to say about the Future Submarine prog.....
» 14/04/2016 6:53:14 PM G'day Syd What these long haired no-hopers need is discipline and a good, clean, small wa.....
» 13/04/2016 5:32:51 PM Hi Rhrosty So can we combine your vision of nuclear power and trains mate? Maybe small n.....
» 13/04/2016 10:52:45 AM BTW Baldrick People just assume "very fast" doesn't rule out freight carriage. .....
» 12/04/2016 5:46:49 PM Politics these days is like a bloody contest of second rate Gladiators, watched with Schad.....
» 11/04/2016 12:53:50 PM Quite a showcase of American conservative names of decades past, largely forgotten. More.....
» 11/04/2016 11:03:19 AM A stupendous, awesomely super, article Viv Forbes. May the force of hydrocarbons, solar +.....
» 7/04/2016 2:29:54 PM ttbn, Rhrosty and Cobber You reckon our democracy has it bad. What about the Communist go.....
» 6/04/2016 6:34:29 PM The Saudis 1938-1973 flag was even more revealing as to their intent https://en.wikipedia......
» 6/04/2016 6:31:36 PM SAUDI SWORD FLAG? Well it is a truth that the Muslim Government the West most admires, tr.....
» 6/04/2016 6:19:57 PM I think politics is the preserve of true aristocrats, hence Turnbull belongs but not ego-s.....
» 6/04/2016 5:58:38 PM What a huge gubba of an article. And to think Greens Senators and MPs more than represent.....
» 5/04/2016 7:00:38 PM Well may Leyonhjelm describe almost all fellow politicians as not as rightwing, greedy and.....
» 3/04/2016 5:03:45 PM Aye Pilger matey ;) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CZmW1DhWAAEhZwm.jpg.....
» 3/04/2016 12:55:00 PM Hi P L There's a whole neclear world out there beyond your hangups http://gentleseas.blog.....
» 1/04/2016 5:03:17 PM Hi Shadow Minister Thanks for the water source for Hazelwood's reactors info. I also th.....
» 1/04/2016 4:43:40 PM Hi runner Yes I didn't hear Australia's Greens condemning the Rape of Cologne by those de.....
» 1/04/2016 4:36:04 PM Hi Brendan I have no problem with your arguments. Australia is lucky that Middle East/Afg.....
» 1/04/2016 12:09:13 PM Hi Shadow Mini I had a decko at the dirty brown coal Hazelwood Power Station - see https:.....
» 31/03/2016 2:22:08 PM The author appears to suffer the "do-goodism" of liberal-wet American academics......
» 31/03/2016 12:21:04 AM Spot on EmperorJulian Further on the nuclear spruikers denial of responsibility for Fukus.....
» 30/03/2016 6:26:13 PM Giday Shadow Minny If I'm a Greenie I'd think Sarah Hanson-Young (girl with kaleidoscope .....
» 30/03/2016 4:08:25 PM Thanks EJ Nuclear spruikers indeed minimize the huge problem of nuclear public risk insur.....
» 30/03/2016 1:32:15 PM Thankyou for the offer to draft questions. Adhering to the http://www.uqu.com.au/blog-vie.....
» 30/03/2016 1:11:22 PM Yes indeedy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liquid_fluoride_thorium_reactor#Disadvantages L.....
» 29/03/2016 8:15:41 PM Yes certainly you beaut new reactors that have no sustained record of real-world industry .....
» 29/03/2016 12:56:01 PM Naturally new fangled reactors, with no extended operational record, will have no faults a.....
» 29/03/2016 9:47:47 AM Home solar with new super-efficient Batteries promises 24/7 energy independence from Engin.....
» 20/03/2016 7:06:33 PM TV SHOW ALERT - A must see 10.20 tonight (SUNDAY 20 March) on SBS 1 is NETANYAHU AT WAR .....
» 18/03/2016 3:58:54 PM Turnbull is remaning true-to-form (when he was Water Minister under Howard) in venturing n.....
» 17/03/2016 1:23:50 PM Yes it is true Herr Trump will grow a new Amerika, but not yet invade Russia. Trump comes.....
» 16/03/2016 2:58:45 PM An excellent article. The scenarios are confirmed by Channel Nine's current series The Em.....
» 11/03/2016 12:49:31 PM I particularly pithy point is: "As an aside, the right wing voter, whilst many regar.....
» 11/03/2016 10:38:01 AM My sources inform me that Malcolm is a gentleman, playing at politics, on his way to becom.....
» 10/03/2016 10:52:52 AM Great article. But a bit chilling. I'm alright jack! In my nether years I receive financi.....
» 9/03/2016 2:02:37 PM Comrade Putin He too shrewd to get embroiled in Middle East failures. Failures is for mis.....
» 9/03/2016 1:52:27 PM It must have been difficult to write an article about Gaming the political System without .....
» 8/03/2016 2:22:37 PM Hi Syd Your article is an excellent advert reminding people they should vote Green. This.....
» 2/03/2016 10:36:36 AM A great article Brian Just shows that Chinese economic reporting is no worse than US real.....
» 1/03/2016 6:06:35 PM Meanwhile, away from philosophying about some dead astronomer 100s of years ago there is T.....
» 1/03/2016 10:10:13 AM This article comes at an appropriate time with the ongoing testimony of Cardinal Pell this.....
» 26/02/2016 2:32:08 PM Hi David Addressing the distorted, tendentious content in your articles is too onerous fo.....
» 25/02/2016 12:47:25 PM Looks like Court coverage of a rape ring in Britain indicates that secular law based on We.....
» 24/02/2016 5:45:33 PM Hi David "If you wish to specifically address anything I wrote" Thanks but I f.....
» 23/02/2016 1:50:21 PM Re ABOVE "Netanyahu’s Abuse of Israeli National Security" You'll see the autho.....
» 23/02/2016 1:22:44 PM G'day David I see you have evoked my good name "plantagenet". Here is an altern.....
» 19/02/2016 1:31:09 PM Hey Duncan We all know that Most of the $10,000 each refugees pay to people smugglers goe.....
» 17/02/2016 7:22:52 PM And it gets worse: - Helmand Province is now mainly Taliban territory. Large numbers of B.....
» 17/02/2016 1:17:12 PM Afghanistan has proven an extremely expensive "military aid mission" far from Au.....
» 16/02/2016 8:35:41 AM Some unsupported contentions and strawmen in this one. eg: "Once upon a time, journa.....
» 15/02/2016 4:50:38 PM Giday Joe Not shocked at all matey. Just casting a practiced eye over a failed Israeli o.....
» 15/02/2016 4:09:20 PM Giday mikk - Mossad-Israeli NSA ops against the EU. Some good points. We all tolerate Da.....
» 15/02/2016 11:30:07 AM OK D. Singer Yes. And I won't add a moderate voice which has protected you from some ant.....
» 15/02/2016 12:52:05 AM Pay attention to Yuyutsu's questions Singer. You talk about Rhrosty and "Jew hating&.....
» 14/02/2016 4:00:11 PM Have sense of humour Singer You seem to attack any who bother to comment on your repediti.....
» 14/02/2016 12:01:15 PM Hi Rhrosty Sounds like you've had a varied life. I'm glad they didn't fire an RPG7 at yo.....
» 13/02/2016 9:40:34 AM Dear Rhrosty The good news is we, the Israeli cracken Blitz Sturm Dropers, have upgraded .....
» 12/02/2016 6:24:46 PM Dear Rhrosty, So you can eyeball the peaceful Middle East close up we're circulating the .....
» 12/02/2016 3:50:10 PM @ Joe Oh you Loudmouth you. "Stab old ladies in the back. Blow up children." .....
» 12/02/2016 3:08:11 PM Damn! I thought this was the Bombing of Darwin Anniversay celebration. But thats in a we.....
» 11/02/2016 11:00:54 PM The author appears to over-estimate the importance the wider world attaches to Israel-Pale.....
» 10/02/2016 4:00:12 PM Unfortunately the grandfathers of the type of Turks who are now buying oil from Islamic St.....
» 9/02/2016 1:35:54 PM When one looks at the success stories of British Commonwealth countries that became a Repu.....
» 9/02/2016 1:18:57 PM All official visitors to Canberra should spend equal time in isolated indigenous communiti.....
» 8/02/2016 4:11:31 PM Hi Joe You've done some great research undermining China's claims. China also claims tha.....
» 6/02/2016 12:57:27 PM Foxy Assange does not get to choose where he is questioned. He is most immediately guilty.....
» 6/02/2016 10:18:09 AM No matter how long Assange skulks in the Embassy his eventual handover to the US is a cert.....
» 5/02/2016 7:46:03 PM Hi Joe, Foxy (I hope) Arjay and misanthropod Assange's Life Strategist reveals all: http.....
» 5/02/2016 1:32:58 PM A good article. Turnbull's first major foreign policy statement criticised China "pu.....
» 5/02/2016 12:49:13 PM Yes Joe and Rhrosty To be blessed by Pilger git makes all those years of palatial self im.....
» 5/02/2016 12:02:41 PM Hi Joe You're right. Assange, being above the law that governs us mere mortals, has now m.....
» 4/02/2016 7:32:25 PM Rumours that Julian Assange, Aussie passport in hand, will be winging his way to Australia.....
» 4/02/2016 3:36:10 PM Hi Joe If the American electorate is sane, then Marco Rubio https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki.....
» 4/02/2016 2:29:19 PM True Suse Knowing one's Place an all :).....
» 4/02/2016 2:21:52 PM Trump is a good man, solid, shrewd, putting fear in enemies of the people. Trump (with Ge.....
» 3/02/2016 12:38:28 PM Turnbull, smug with Muslim welcoming wets like pet Australian of the Year David Morrison, .....
» 2/02/2016 3:01:41 PM All your fault Foxy. You Hominem (or is that Feminem?) you......
» 2/02/2016 12:46:08 PM Where the author says: "This doesn't count out a disturbed member of the crew having.....
» 2/02/2016 12:16:18 PM Its a mystery why the author does not talk about the March 2015 case of pilot hijack by An.....
» 2/02/2016 11:42:44 AM Suse It certainly is part feminist Angela Merkel's fault. She's Germany's boss and is Ger.....
» 1/02/2016 3:26:00 PM The joke may be on Mr Seyit. He should realise that MUSLIMS have the right to be MLGBTQIAs.....
» 31/01/2016 6:58:32 PM Hi Rhrosty Yeah plastic bullets and sand filled shot gun shells can do wounders for democ.....
» 31/01/2016 12:50:33 PM Yep And with the worst gun slaughters happening in American schools teachers should be al.....
» 29/01/2016 1:41:25 PM Yeah ttbn We have the right to escalate the risk of be beaton up (why?) or pub brawls int.....
» 29/01/2016 10:06:49 AM I reckon overpaid, greed-is-good politicians, like Leyonhjelm, deserve uniforms. Perhaps .....
» 28/01/2016 5:24:32 PM Hi JohnBennetts Well yes Turnbull is a master at offending noone - if at all possible. I.....
» 28/01/2016 2:39:26 PM Rhrosty Lawyers have dominated Paarliaments since Federation. Parliament is much about le.....
» 28/01/2016 9:50:23 AM The author has many gems and turns of phrase, but a bit restricted in leadership tips, I t.....
» 27/01/2016 3:39:44 PM This whole affiar is another stain on the reputation of Malaysia. A reputation already ta.....
» 27/01/2016 3:13:13 PM Hi Joe, Suse and Arjay I can't claim the badge of convict ancestors transported. Just a.....
» 27/01/2016 2:56:03 PM Hi mhaze Tut, tut! So politicly incorrect but so accurate. That the Aborigines did not .....
» 26/01/2016 4:48:26 PM Hi Arjay "Slave labor" was only relevant up to a point. Most convicts were free.....
» 26/01/2016 1:51:54 PM Hi Joe Yes, well. You have some very old British convicts in your family, I'll give you t.....
» 26/01/2016 1:11:58 PM On this the Australia Day of even non-Aboriginal Australians I to can make the claim that .....
» 26/01/2016 12:06:00 PM Hi LEGO I think we are seeing the birth of fine poetry by the white male minority on OLO......
» 26/01/2016 10:33:45 AM Happy Australia (Always Mention Aborigine) Day all With the New Australian of the Year, D.....
» 25/01/2016 4:27:41 PM (W)Rong Brave Sir Rhrosty It is not too late to rename tomorrow not Austraya Day but: Wh.....
» 25/01/2016 1:31:01 PM Don't listen to this Pill Jar, sunlamp codger, git. He is but a Permanent Pom Punchy Pox.....
» 25/01/2016 11:10:34 AM This Bogan Extraordinaire http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-25/james-ross-munro%27s-mothe.....
» 25/01/2016 10:46:21 AM The proposal to replace woosy "Australia Day" with: White Man's Conquest Improv.....
» 22/01/2016 7:29:17 AM Professor Carter's statement: "Irritatingly, especially for governments, science doe.....
» 22/01/2016 7:09:17 AM Robocop Yee should not be gruntled. There should be no backdoor efforts towards "3,.....
» 21/01/2016 7:52:29 PM What the Gaybots want shouldn't be compulsorarily taken seriously. Any Gaybot Marriage co.....
» 21/01/2016 12:12:08 PM In Australia we only tend to hear about Islamic radicalism in Southeast Asia in Indonesia......
» 20/01/2016 7:05:56 PM To the author. These are indeed inconvenient truths. Your information should be suppress.....
» 20/01/2016 3:05:31 PM Indonesia's takeover of West Papua was in 1962 - very bloody. Nothing to do with Indonesi.....
» 19/01/2016 1:18:13 PM To the author. I understand the Queen offered Bowie a Knighthood in 2003, but he refused.....
» 18/01/2016 1:48:02 PM The ISIS inspired tactic of stabbing selected people with knives is increasingly (from a l.....
» 16/01/2016 3:00:25 PM G'day LEGO You're so racist but so accurate. Someone I know well was involved in organis.....
» 15/01/2016 3:17:28 PM But Davo Singer Netanyahu has based much of his political popularity on actively Resistin.....
» 15/01/2016 9:46:04 AM A compelling article and inditement of the Indonesian Government. Three problems: 1. Eth.....
» 15/01/2016 8:28:50 AM Yes Is Mise We should. We have our own Australian born and dual citizen returnees from th.....
» 14/01/2016 6:58:08 PM Hi Joe Looks like the situation I highlighted about possible Islamist terrorist activity .....
» 14/01/2016 2:20:25 PM At the risk of seeming ageist Valerie: Your solutions are certainly in tune with the good.....
» 14/01/2016 1:56:22 PM Hi Gary I see you've written other super articles at Middle East Forum http://www.meforum.....
» 14/01/2016 12:04:39 PM The best article I've read on the Middle East in years. Facing the threat from jihadis in.....
» 14/01/2016 1:12:06 AM Yes I was hoping you'd do a little homework Armchair. Goes to show Jewish people have a d.....
» 13/01/2016 11:51:22 AM Yo ateday be a cannibal today cousy bro. Are you discriminating against indigenous eating.....
» 13/01/2016 11:37:36 AM Yes Sir Isaac Isaacs was Australian born, Jewish, and Australia's first Australian born Go.....
» 12/01/2016 4:06:35 PM Hi Joe Seems there is general denial in Germany about the cultural or religious patterns .....
» 12/01/2016 3:35:38 PM Dear nick WTF! Certainly this essential data on prevailing winds and poker will be the un.....
» 12/01/2016 3:01:26 PM I don't know if David Bowie was religious, but he survived Christmas. "An astronaut'.....
» 12/01/2016 1:40:59 PM 1. Where the author says "nuclear and even rocket antics can no longer work as a coer.....
» 12/01/2016 12:21:39 PM Just for you Armchair ISRAEL'S National Anthem - HATIKVAH "Hope" with English a.....
» 12/01/2016 8:46:32 AM Hi Liang Nah Just some minor quibbles. Paragraph 1 "thermonuclear explosive or hydr.....
» 12/01/2016 8:24:15 AM Yes. It is certainly to America's and the wider world's benefit that Jewish groups and Isr.....
» 11/01/2016 4:35:11 PM Hi Bazz and Joe Methinks the author is overly US centric in perception and as an advocate.....
» 11/01/2016 10:57:31 AM Yes LEGO The Merkel European wets remain in denial about what large numbers of Muslims in.....
» 9/01/2016 3:38:38 PM Hi George Thanks for Der Spiegel article on Muslim male violence in Cologne. http://www......
» 9/01/2016 9:25:03 AM Don't worry about your critics Davo. They're just a bunch of good for nothing genital no.....
» 9/01/2016 9:05:15 AM Hi Joe Yes most Muslims are mild and the propensity to join ISIS is a personal psychosis .....
» 9/01/2016 8:28:31 AM That's so unfair Suse It was Tony's girlfriend who was his Brain who brought out the Dera.....
» 8/01/2016 4:22:37 PM Hi Joe That's true and not even counting inter-caste pogroms Within each of South Asia's .....
» 8/01/2016 4:05:35 PM G'day Waverley We're talking of the fallen creatures (who are religious) and the secular .....
» 8/01/2016 3:49:10 PM Yes certainly those of a Indian Hindu background can be seen as moderating authorities on .....
» 8/01/2016 3:36:00 PM Thanks Malcolm For a great party, your place, last other night. My regards to your charm.....
» 8/01/2016 3:24:42 PM Happy New Year David Nice to see you're onto a new subject in the New Year :) 2015 was a.....
» 8/01/2016 1:05:13 PM Tut, Tut. We should be charitable to poor runner on this the 13th day of the anniversary .....
» 8/01/2016 10:59:08 AM Road runner's "Means we don't have to look at the rotton corruption, murder, gross im.....
» 7/01/2016 4:02:48 PM You can borrow my already soaked hanky nick :).....
» 7/01/2016 1:18:24 PM I don't believe in a god or gods but respect the positive intent of the author. Certainly .....
» 7/01/2016 1:03:21 PM Hi david f OLO is blessed to have a fine writer of your experience. I need only turn to m.....
» 5/01/2016 12:07:37 PM Islam needs to be understood as a handy IS recruiting tool. In the end Ramadi may be reta.....
» 4/01/2016 2:55:19 PM Hi ant Rather than man caused climate change (which I also think doesn't exist) I think m.....
» 4/01/2016 11:41:10 AM Indeed/not Peter Sellick. You are a sage, seer and prophet, like me. Ours is a wisdom pro.....
» 4/01/2016 11:35:54 AM Shorten and Turnbull's global warming policies are all talk. Politically they cannot imple.....
» 24/12/2015 2:18:12 PM It is my quest that we, the advanced countries of the world, band together and give the $B.....
» 24/12/2015 1:33:10 PM Yeah Johno de We, the Broederbond * of the Liberal-National Party's (Abbott lovin) extre.....
» 23/12/2015 6:31:58 PM Looks like Pell felt safe fronting the Royal Commission while Abbott was PM. Now Pell fee.....
» 22/12/2015 12:59:58 AM Amen to that Toni. Here's my favourite traditional Christmas Carol https://youtu.be/Jlf--.....
» 21/12/2015 4:29:20 PM Hi misarthropod Marr granny thot is were fonny n she the main arbitor. Gotta hava sinse .....
» 21/12/2015 10:46:54 AM Conduct drug research on Aged Pensioners instead. Perhaps pay'em a stipend in lieu of pens.....
» 20/12/2015 2:01:49 PM I have it on good authority that Santa's sleigh is powered by the methane thrust produced .....
» 14/12/2015 4:39:40 PM Hi Louisa Yes certainly when the designated marriager person or mutation says: "Sh.....
» 14/12/2015 1:23:29 PM Yes Toni Lavis Depictions of Gays are reprehensible, repugnant, repudiatable and may offe.....
» 14/12/2015 11:10:47 AM From my Oh Too Experienced research on the matter: 1. It is the woman who wants marriage,.....
» 12/12/2015 8:39:58 PM SAINers 1. Catholic clergy certainly get an inordinate number of mentions at the CURRENT .....
» 12/12/2015 2:35:20 PM Hi Suse I of course meant the ring on a Cardinal's finger. Not the object of a priest's .....
» 11/12/2015 4:49:27 PM And to think the MINORITY of Australians, who are Conservatives, respect this guy: https:/.....
» 11/12/2015 1:48:59 PM @onthebeach Yes it is important to examine A‘s brain. Such an examination might reform A,.....
» 11/12/2015 11:00:10 AM I don't think OLO's old bloke commenters should take the illness Dementia Pugilistica ligh.....
» 10/12/2015 9:26:09 PM With an eye to Abbott's amateur boxing past: "Dementia pugilistica (DP) is a ...neur.....
» 10/12/2015 4:04:42 PM Hi 579 I agree. There have been numerous (suppressed) video shots of Abbott's strange gai.....
» 10/12/2015 1:33:11 PM Hi runner You might find this interesting http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-10/suspect-r.....
» 10/12/2015 10:51:52 AM Shorten, the Danny DeVito of Oz politics, so richly deserves his removal by Madame Lash Pl.....
» 10/12/2015 10:40:46 AM It is no coincidence that the Mad Monk knuckle drags by the name of Abbott. Abbott is not.....
» 9/12/2015 3:08:09 PM All youse Jew haters cop this https://youtu.be/Fm_uim7papA Even mentions Lawyers and Neta.....
» 9/12/2015 11:55:30 AM Its very valid to label NK a "wartime economy" and draw parallels with WWII Germ.....
» 7/12/2015 8:50:00 PM Meanwhile Luke Hunt, writing for The Diplomat, indicates Indonesia (and other Southeast As.....
» 7/12/2015 7:19:30 PM Looks like ISIS may not want to leave Southeast Asia untouched. Best not to look white or .....
» 7/12/2015 4:00:37 PM Certainly a primitively radical Left article, that is in itself an indicator of the poor s.....
» 5/12/2015 10:10:08 AM Here's not a bad commentary on Jakarta issues http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2015/12/.....
» 3/12/2015 11:59:43 AM An excellent article on a subject that is rarely in the news. Perhaps 4 short-medium term.....
» 27/11/2015 10:34:20 AM Yes certainly OPTION 1. UN forces should invade Syria, crush ISIS, and say Hello to Assa.....
» 26/11/2015 10:32:05 PM Hi Yuyutsu Yes there is certainly much about Israel and its people, to like......
» 26/11/2015 5:31:35 PM Yeah Kellie's a B.. B.. bête noire belle of the ball. And for Whom does this Belle Troll?.....
» 26/11/2015 2:49:51 PM Don't be shy Yuyutsu. Buy from http://www.iai.co.il/2013/22031-en/homepage.aspx or htt.....
» 26/11/2015 11:59:07 AM The author seems under the impression that budgetary and decision making transparency that.....
» 26/11/2015 11:43:41 AM Looks like Miss Kellie, OLO's bête noire belle of the ball, beats the bandicoot. But for.....
» 26/11/2015 11:30:31 AM Here we go: http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org.au/our-supporters : "Organisations .....
» 25/11/2015 1:02:59 PM Compassion differences are also a function of the size of Press Corps in a given country o.....
» 25/11/2015 12:40:11 PM Yes Bill Shorten is a pathetic figure. Can't even attract news reporter interviews. Can'.....
» 24/11/2015 12:57:47 PM Yes certainly Australia is harder hit by terrorism than Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Syria.....
» 23/11/2015 4:50:43 PM Hi ttbn Yes very true that there is a correlation between terrorism and large Muslim mino.....
» 23/11/2015 12:08:54 PM The author, luv a, looks like a nice lady. But there is a Difference between Catholic or .....
» 22/11/2015 10:57:33 AM Hi ttbn Yes look at Turnbull's ignorant smirk http://www.news.com.au/national/politics/th.....
» 21/11/2015 3:46:30 PM Off Topic Turnbull is so out of touch that he also didn't know, yesterday, that Darwin Po.....
» 21/11/2015 3:37:06 PM Due to Germany's and other Eurpean countries' naive invitation for 100,000s of "Syria.....
» 21/11/2015 3:20:49 PM Due to Germany's and other Eurpean countries' wrongheaded invitation for 100,000s of ".....
» 21/11/2015 3:16:13 PM Due to Germany's and other Eurpean countries' wrongheaded invitation for 100,000s of ".....
» 20/11/2015 5:31:42 PM Hi ima.......... Sounds a goer. When do we start? Yes it is almost certain that Putin wo.....
» 20/11/2015 1:12:37 PM 1. On the one hand a conservation charity feels all good, warm and fuzzy for doing "s.....
» 20/11/2015 12:36:22 PM The Saudis winning oil market share over Russia is good news. The Saudi are increasingly d.....
» 19/11/2015 12:50:31 PM We at the Gogue gotta a great idea: How bout siccing the Israeli military onto IS for a .....
» 19/11/2015 12:33:57 PM Hi Cobber and Toni It is revealed. Charlotte Rampling is my granny and I her spitting ima.....
» 19/11/2015 12:39:15 AM Hi Tony Lavis Michelle Jenneke certainly makes hurdling a hot sport Michelle Jenneke http.....
» 18/11/2015 6:44:43 PM Well Jardine K. Jardine Here is a better shot of my cousin Tatiana winning for Australia:.....
» 18/11/2015 6:23:37 PM SteeleRedux There are all manner of "facts" - which in your case are assembled .....
» 18/11/2015 2:42:35 PM I think this is a shocking article - demeaning to we women who are the salt of the mine. .....
» 18/11/2015 2:26:06 PM Onya Joe You've placed all of Arjay's heroes in their proper historical perspective. AND.....
» 18/11/2015 11:49:48 AM Seems no problem when woman are required to wear skimpy tutu-skirts in netball (for the la.....
» 18/11/2015 11:16:02 AM Pilger packs the Pol Pot Putinesque pox perfectly......
» 14/11/2015 4:16:28 PM Thanks imacentristmoderate I try :) Pete.....
» 13/11/2015 11:25:55 AM The author and his Grenatec setup need to take heed that the world prices of oil and gas a.....
» 13/11/2015 11:13:58 AM Well I thought about it and hereby decree: China's rutterati should go like the clappers .....
» 13/11/2015 10:55:39 AM Anyone called RICHARD RIOT, Johnny Rotten or Sid Vicious are always suspect. The problem .....
» 13/11/2015 10:38:48 AM Hi Suse I advocate my chairperson-like opinions over your actual experience any time. Ev.....
» 13/11/2015 9:14:24 AM Oppression by women for women against men comes out in female dominated professions, eg. .....
» 12/11/2015 5:09:43 PM me bad Bazz I meant shale GAS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas "Shale gas i.....
» 11/11/2015 10:50:38 AM Sales brochure for a conference......
» 10/11/2015 2:43:19 PM 1. While the US is benefitting immensely from low price shale oil extracted in the US - th.....
» 10/11/2015 2:22:54 PM Real Estate salespeople our our benefactors. We need many more Chinese, and perhaps India.....
» 10/11/2015 2:05:57 PM This article is useful in highlighting realities for all Australians, which include: 1. B.....
» 9/11/2015 6:11:35 PM Yee who champion the "good authoritarianism" of the Chinese leadership watch out.....
» 9/11/2015 1:36:21 PM Howdy deadly No need to "strap on my running shoes and pound the pavement" whic.....
» 9/11/2015 10:13:47 AM Exercise bike in front of the TV Maketh the mystery that is me......
» 4/11/2015 3:15:11 PM Rickshaw runs need only be 3-6km each way between 2 or 3 suburbs at a light sprint. As pul.....
» 4/11/2015 10:50:32 AM The problem of the elderly and Public Transport could be rectified by assigning the Elderl.....
» 4/11/2015 10:28:26 AM Self evidently specially designated Treasury officials will draw some monies from Consolid.....
» 3/11/2015 11:44:36 AM Is this new (to the general public) term Transgender just part of the gay rights, same sex.....
» 2/11/2015 2:59:30 PM And I be highly sexed in a post-Greerian, Strato-Gendered, coital alignment, sort of way, .....
» 2/11/2015 10:55:11 AM ttbn Naturally Binoy Kampmark has a huge chip on his shoulder. His name is too similar to.....
» 2/11/2015 10:38:21 AM Definition of Transgenderism Transgenderism is where people experience a mismatch between.....
» 1/11/2015 12:16:11 PM So you didn't go to Uni imacnt?.....
» 31/10/2015 2:15:24 PM Just a squashed Bug on the Window of Life :).....
» 30/10/2015 7:48:52 PM Yeah. Knock ya-self out! Poida.....
» 30/10/2015 7:45:35 PM Yes Yuyutsu their's is a special nobility. They are not just mortal men. The brand has ha.....
» 30/10/2015 5:12:04 PM Hi Don Don't worry about critics who never learned to write: "Contemporaneously co.....
» 30/10/2015 5:01:55 PM Certainly same sex marriage is something we all should worry about. An issue on par with c.....
» 30/10/2015 11:53:52 AM runner, ttbn and Chris C. - all three of you 100% correct But imacnt is even More correc.....
» 30/10/2015 11:43:20 AM An excellent article Barry. When in Government I had the privilege of being in the Intern.....
» 30/10/2015 11:09:35 AM An excellent article. It describes a major set of assumptions, where cause and effect was.....
» 29/10/2015 10:41:11 PM Whoo Hoo! I gotta Gold Star, from imac-nt... Beat that :).....
» 29/10/2015 12:22:13 PM ttbn Me make a "joke"? Never! I think it was my mate Oscar Wilde who said: &q.....
» 29/10/2015 12:05:00 PM Yeah you're right Suse. Male gay couples should only be allowed to adopt little girls......
» 29/10/2015 12:01:18 PM The author is right in saying: "The failure of global governance, and how to remedy .....
» 29/10/2015 11:40:42 AM Yes ttbn There is that danger they may adopt a little boy for the wrong end. Chances the.....
» 29/10/2015 11:31:20 AM The author is right in identifying that Stop The Boats UNITED the center and right in FAVO.....
» 28/10/2015 6:59:42 PM Hi LEGO I'm in total agreement. Always a dangerous thing. The rich of the entertainment .....
» 28/10/2015 4:51:41 PM JBowyer You bring up an interesting point. The good Wiki says "Freedom of speech i.....
» 28/10/2015 10:52:07 AM Whoa! 2,200+ words. Bit of a throw away "How oxymoronic can it be for military resea.....
» 28/10/2015 10:31:35 AM An article by a lightweight signifying self-promotion. Lighweight case in point where aut.....
» 27/10/2015 5:47:34 PM Hi Syd Nooo, Nooo! Ya can't move the military bases. For they are full of unique people,.....
» 27/10/2015 3:27:08 PM Hi Liang Tuang Nah UAVs are a sound idea with the added benefit if shot down by the Chine.....
» 27/10/2015 2:54:00 PM Yes some sound prudential management is required by IS and the Vatican* etc. * https://en.....
» 26/10/2015 11:22:18 AM Hollow man Short suffers from being weak in many areas. He is unconvincing on Unions and .....
» 23/10/2015 3:44:26 PM Hi Avw In the slow motion train crash that is the Middle East "least-worst option&qu.....
» 23/10/2015 10:38:36 AM Offers an unchanging problem and solution along the lines "end the Israeli-Palestinia.....
» 22/10/2015 12:08:50 PM Hi Suse Wine is definitly a priority. I reckon it is an older, almost gone, generation wh.....
» 22/10/2015 11:19:51 AM Most of the country is not the peaceful Buddhism of saffron robed sandal skipping priests .....
» 22/10/2015 10:46:28 AM Here ya go "imacentristmoderate' Do you want extra "ways" to the following?.....
» 22/10/2015 10:36:45 AM The first paragraph to this sales brochure alerted me to what was to come. From "unl.....
» 21/10/2015 3:28:33 PM Meanwhil China is advertising its own Reaper equivalent - the Wing Loong II UAV http://www.....
» 21/10/2015 12:37:25 PM It is not mainstream society's fault despite what the author says. Many youths are aliena.....
» 20/10/2015 5:27:09 PM Hi Rhian You need to understand that once two government health bureaucracies spend $mill.....
» 20/10/2015 1:38:59 PM Excellent article that poses many questions. The Australian Government is likely to annou.....
» 20/10/2015 1:07:39 PM 1. Perhaps concentrating all the inmates at the Manus Island "Hilton" would be b.....
» 20/10/2015 12:50:42 PM True about many Muslims LEGO Paul Keating stacked too many Western Sydney electorates wit.....
» 19/10/2015 3:46:20 PM Hi imacentristmoderate I think we should be generous toward ybgirp, because the poor bugg.....
» 19/10/2015 12:32:56 PM This author with the Orangutan exterior seems in a time warp. No John "touched Abbott.....
» 17/10/2015 3:54:05 PM Hi Bazz Yes ISIS is the most popularly known problem. Protection rackets have been an in.....
» 17/10/2015 2:03:26 PM Bazz and Armchair Someone I know with Afghanistan connections advises that the Hospital w.....
» 16/10/2015 7:41:22 PM Hi imacentristmoderate It be even worse in Australia's history. Started with the First F.....
» 16/10/2015 3:32:01 PM Dearest imacentristmoderate. You are clearly a greeny, Trotskyite, commie person. I vote.....
» 16/10/2015 3:05:29 PM "It follows as an imperative of these ideals that the standards of fair play must be .....
» 16/10/2015 12:32:00 PM Spending my pre-dotage occasionally commenting on OLO is more than a privilege for this pu.....
» 16/10/2015 11:44:11 AM Saudi Suse You can't be serious. You have no respect for Australian culture https://you.....
» 15/10/2015 4:27:38 PM diver dan Where you say "I would much prefer to see the rise of Islam than the rise .....
» 15/10/2015 2:58:22 PM A most excellent article - only exceeded in good taste, decorum and sheer Brad Pitt like l.....
» 15/10/2015 1:14:32 PM In early September when the then Abbott Government decided to take in 12,000 Syrian refuge.....
» 14/10/2015 11:42:59 AM Where the author says: "Later in the book, he convincingly argues, that long-term ai.....
» 13/10/2015 6:17:04 PM Hi JF Aus Algae and submarines both dwell underwater - so I may get interested :) Cheers.....
» 13/10/2015 1:30:03 PM Giday JF Aus and strop It is typical of the low murky depths that perfectly good articles.....
» 13/10/2015 11:40:15 AM As a post graduate and full time professional journalist I have developed ways to carry on.....
» 12/10/2015 7:51:25 PM Hi James You've again been evasive in saying "If you want to read what I have writte.....
» 12/10/2015 3:54:10 PM Dear James O'Putin Where you drool "Peter, you were much more convincing when you st.....
» 11/10/2015 3:21:20 PM Now we all have to hold hands children and be nice. Especially you Joe. Uncle Vladimir is.....
» 11/10/2015 2:41:15 PM imacentristmoderate We're missing LEGO. Do you know where he went?.....
» 11/10/2015 2:35:22 PM imacentristmoderate and note https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bumiputera_(Malaysia)#Present_.....
» 11/10/2015 11:03:04 AM Precisely Joe Loudmouth “I could not help myself. It’s the Middle East.” said the Scorpio.....
» 10/10/2015 5:16:03 PM Hi Joe "Loudmouth" Putin is shrewder than previous demented (Andropov and Brezh.....
» 10/10/2015 2:37:44 PM Dis is like "Dear John" letter Joe "or crazy-talk, riddles, puzzles within.....
» 10/10/2015 10:38:56 AM Giday imacentristmoderate.....
» 9/10/2015 5:44:49 PM Dear nicknamenick from Jindavik Let me correct thee. The Dad of Aleksei Mikhailovich Cha.....
» 9/10/2015 3:10:39 PM Abbott was perhaps Australia's greatest Prime Minister to many* but we must squelch our so.....
» 9/10/2015 1:33:28 PM Hi James Truth be told Abbott's decision to fly Australian aircraft directly over Syria t.....
» 9/10/2015 12:12:32 PM I think it can only be helpful to Israel if its doorstep becomes an arena for superpower c.....
» 9/10/2015 11:58:26 AM So what's new? "...neither is genuinely committed to negotiating a peace agreement b.....
» 9/10/2015 11:48:37 AM I think the root of the problem is that Malaysia has a racist policy of giving university .....
» 8/10/2015 12:52:45 AM Turnbull should watch his back at Abbott's fiendish machinations. Beware the man with gum.....
» 7/10/2015 7:01:35 PM Hi doog Further on Re "Can a backbencher contest a leadership," Here's https:/.....
» 7/10/2015 3:49:00 PM Hi doog Re "Can a backbencher contest a leadership," Yes a backbencher can. No.....
» 7/10/2015 12:00:51 PM An odd sort of article which neglects to say: The next possible date for an ordinary Elec.....
» 6/10/2015 4:40:58 PM nowuckingforries mite :).....
» 6/10/2015 2:33:06 PM Dear imarightwingnutjob With your quote: "Malcontent Turnbull is either a closet co.....
» 5/10/2015 4:23:47 PM imacentristmoderate cliams: "Malcontent Turnbull is either a closet communist like y.....
» 5/10/2015 3:25:39 PM "imacentristmoderate" Looks like you're a trojan horse, Abbott-faithful, conser.....
» 5/10/2015 12:23:15 PM What sneaking tributes this book and review are to Abbott. Too late. RIP Abbott 2013-195.....
» 5/10/2015 12:06:09 PM Almost anything the UNSC does about North Korea is ineffectual as North Korea, with its nu.....
» 2/10/2015 11:06:56 AM Yes "a waste of space" in another sense in that the article could be perceived a.....
» 30/09/2015 1:10:09 PM An excellent article from a scholar in the most influential (in International Relations) t.....
» 29/09/2015 3:27:50 PM A good article but two aspects the author could accentuate are: - significant oil under t.....
» 29/09/2015 1:57:45 PM Methinks author speak with forked tongue: 1. 10 months to the next election (August 2016).....
» 28/09/2015 4:52:06 PM Second last sentence of the article: "We are at the start of a market driven revoluti.....
» 25/09/2015 6:02:43 PM Bestiality beats battery driven any day http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?artic.....
» 25/09/2015 5:59:44 PM "If a Gentleman takes a thoroughbred for his lover then thats his own affair. But all.....
» 25/09/2015 4:12:11 PM Gentlemen of OLO. I present this hot, steamy, episode of girl on sow pig love :) https:/.....
» 24/09/2015 7:53:03 PM I'm not! You GC you :) Poida https://youtu.be/vpS31FJO8_o.....
» 24/09/2015 12:21:45 PM Yes you're right Joe David G. Cretin would do well as jihadi for Peace in sunny Syria or .....
» 24/09/2015 12:05:06 PM Dear Foxy Well may you expound on the words of some "lady" called Virginia Trio.....
» 24/09/2015 10:41:38 AM Hi Joe Yes David G. Cretin is SPECIAL that way. Cheers Pete.....
» 24/09/2015 10:09:40 AM Sorry - Abbott's better, Lord Doona, was made High Commissioner to London only recently .....
» 24/09/2015 10:02:55 AM You're slipping David GC = Gibbering Cretin ;-).....
» 24/09/2015 9:52:42 AM Turning to Don Aitkin's actual article. Abbott always walked and talked as if he'd been p.....
» 23/09/2015 8:42:20 PM Constance you missed the obvious. One needs to be more suspicious Leonardo was, of cours.....
» 23/09/2015 5:48:15 PM Well Miss Kellie It just shows that in your flagging Whitlam's respect for Mao's China yo.....
» 23/09/2015 5:27:44 PM Hi Joe There is no helping David G As he relies on ideological simplicity Views of the g.....
» 23/09/2015 12:22:49 PM Hi Aidan Yes this is a curious article. It seems to suggest: - Old Money Good but New M.....
» 23/09/2015 10:49:43 AM I certainly want to get into high earning art, on 7 figures, but need a more continental n.....
» 22/09/2015 8:51:51 PM Joe There's no hope for David G. He's one of those appeasement, peace in out time, GC ty.....
» 22/09/2015 5:41:22 PM Giday David G So we agree: "Keep on bombing all and sundry and put the refugees int.....
» 22/09/2015 4:50:39 PM Hi Foxy one Abbott's beach interview* not only: - had him repeating himself 3 times in o.....
» 22/09/2015 4:34:20 PM Whoops wrong comment thread! Even the great are fallible :).....
» 22/09/2015 4:20:26 PM Hi Foxy Abbott the Special's beach interview* not only: - had him repeating himself 3 ti.....
» 22/09/2015 1:39:18 PM Hallowman Short is becoming more of a liability for the ALP. Shorten should go as he is a.....
» 21/09/2015 10:44:38 PM Hi Joe If ISIS was beaten then there are many: - other Sunni extremists in other groups.....
» 21/09/2015 1:04:12 PM Hi Joe Yes an equilibrium of infighting amongst some Muslims may be good for: - the West.....
» 21/09/2015 12:04:07 PM An excellent comment Joe Where you say: "Would Assad et al. agree to partition Syri.....
» 19/09/2015 6:00:01 PM Thanks Aidan They can be hard to get on with - bringing hot pokers and battle-axes. Chee.....
» 19/09/2015 10:58:56 AM Hi Nick Name "The Despotic House Of Saud——The Plantagenets Of The Oil Dunes" I.....
» 18/09/2015 4:11:04 PM Yes we all know that John F. Kennedy was Jewish and Jackie Muslim. Kissinger was, and is,.....
» 18/09/2015 1:40:45 PM Good question Nick I would be guided by the nuclear policies of the Plantagenets. Pete d.....
» 18/09/2015 1:14:24 PM Good idea nicknamenick Re-union of France and Britain under King Peter Plantagenet the Aw.....
» 18/09/2015 11:58:15 AM Malcolm's ego may exceed his Napoleonic modesty http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-AHelJTuJ09c/Vftm.....
» 18/09/2015 10:23:05 AM We think Australia has problems. At least the old stale Left is not dominant in the ALP. .....
» 17/09/2015 4:20:43 PM The replacement of Tony Abbott with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is worrying Japanese s.....
» 17/09/2015 1:49:05 PM Rather than building ALL 8 submarines in Australia I think the Hybrid Build Option should .....
» 17/09/2015 10:43:08 AM Interesting how an Israeli Jewish lawyer would have been treated in an Arab country (Leban.....
» 17/09/2015 10:33:42 AM Granted Malcolm is an ex lawyer, bag carrier for Packer, ex Merchant Banker, ex dot.com se.....
» 17/09/2015 10:25:42 AM More money for ABC and SBS is essential. Even if they have more worldly views than the rum.....
» 17/09/2015 10:11:59 AM In ideological terms the politically moderate Turnbull should get on better with the Democ.....
» 17/09/2015 12:02:57 AM Hi Jeffrey I take it you mean the large 51 page PDF http://hydrographer.org/Colloquium%20.....
» 16/09/2015 11:52:18 PM David S Yours is not to reason why. You're lucky fairminded, intelligent and awesomely g.....
» 16/09/2015 2:10:04 PM Hoity Toity Leslie Your comments are, at best, irrelevant ravings. Your metadata (someth.....
» 16/09/2015 11:39:18 AM The new internet virus Malware Turncoat has not yet entered punters servers......
» 16/09/2015 11:00:02 AM Look - it is Western countries who find the oil and extract the oil. If poor undeserving .....
» 16/09/2015 10:42:09 AM This article is a shrewd piece of corporate positioning, written by a corporate man - to l.....
» 15/09/2015 7:42:41 PM runner The rumour that Saint Tony will be made Ambassador to the Vatican has not yet been.....
» 15/09/2015 6:31:17 PM What a new-look TURNBULL CABINET could look like (sacked, demotion, retain or promotion) .....
» 15/09/2015 4:06:44 PM Sorry Avw I didn't mean to lump you in with that David G rightwing super "Trot".....
» 15/09/2015 4:00:12 PM Dear David G and Avw Though Dutton's Border Force Black Shirts are a bit distracted with .....
» 15/09/2015 1:23:21 PM Very true Suse Turnbull has the brains to widen his centrist, middle ground constituency......
» 15/09/2015 11:42:55 AM A great day dawns Foxy, SteeleRedux and Suse That Turnbull was magnanimous in the hour of.....
» 15/09/2015 11:06:23 AM That Turnbull was magnanimous in the hour of Abbott's pathetic, richly deserved, failure i.....
» 15/09/2015 12:18:05 AM Thanks Suse There's hope for me yet. Perhaps Real Man Abbott can take a sharky dip in NS.....
» 14/09/2015 4:39:30 PM NEWS FLASH Turnbull is challenging for the leadership http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09.....
» 14/09/2015 3:14:37 PM Hi David Do do you discern any Israel or Iran policy from the current No.1 Republican can.....
» 14/09/2015 3:01:09 PM Giday Rosocop Those "manginas" are certainly suspect. So I looked up Lumbersex.....
» 14/09/2015 2:41:11 PM Hey Everyone OberFuhrer DUTTON made the front page of that famous American newspaper Huff.....
» 14/09/2015 11:55:15 AM Yes one should vote for Hastie (a Leader of Men) at the Canning by-election. Who cares abo.....
» 14/09/2015 11:31:58 AM First one needs to point out that Abbott only looks like Joseph Goebbels in this photo htt.....
» 14/09/2015 11:14:06 AM This is a superb essay of 387 words when one removes words quoted. In the equivalent of a.....
» 14/09/2015 10:59:12 AM Typos Typos It should be "career path" and "Australia's" "renai.....
» 14/09/2015 10:54:16 AM For my own part I am well endowed. With intelligence. Have pursued an unusual career par.....
» 13/09/2015 3:30:44 PM In the beginning: - Bomber Abbott and - Pacific Island Life Saver Dutton (OberFuhrer Bor.....
» 11/09/2015 6:56:14 PM The Queen's Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Queen-Elizabeth-140671425981842/timelin.....
» 11/09/2015 6:14:08 PM Hi JKJ In my commoner estimation the Queen has been (is) very good value, providing one o.....
» 11/09/2015 10:52:24 AM Hail to Her Majesty. After more than 1,000 years of PR spin the UK Royal Family were sure.....
» 10/09/2015 11:38:53 PM You're right Avw There's nothing like the smell of fallout in the morning. See Israel's o.....
» 10/09/2015 6:11:07 PM Yes cumming indeed John. Re "Can prostitutes peddle their services like plumbers, el.....
» 10/09/2015 4:48:17 PM So sexist Hasbeen Where does that us with male protistitue aspirations? With the gifts to.....
» 10/09/2015 3:20:08 PM Yeah we should all back what rehctub (rectal tub?) is saying. Think of brothels as finish.....
» 10/09/2015 1:36:12 PM "But I believe the more pertinent question should be, is it right to be able to buy a.....
» 10/09/2015 1:23:35 PM The author's statement "‘elephant in the room’ that is euthanasia and assisted suicid.....
» 10/09/2015 12:13:50 PM Look ybgirp I don't know what your problem is. Western forces have Bombed/are Bombing: .....
» 9/09/2015 8:12:15 PM G'day Avw I think the International Jewish Conspiracy, and the RSPCA, will need to give o.....
» 9/09/2015 6:50:37 PM Online Opinion Forum's FASCIST FASHION SHOW Some will find this strangely erotic. 1. In.....
» 9/09/2015 12:15:08 AM On concern about Black Shirts threatening democracy checkout todays' http://www.abc.net.au.....
» 8/09/2015 8:20:38 PM Aidan My razor sharp eye and wit matey. I don't need to be reminded by economic experts .....
» 8/09/2015 1:28:22 PM ttbn (just giving your first name would be human...) If you accept the "barely liter.....
» 8/09/2015 12:53:00 PM Hi JohnBennetts Some very valid points. Also we need to remember that these uncertain pe.....
» 8/09/2015 11:10:25 AM ttbn Stop your blather man. Democracy is protected by criticising such Angels and Demons.....
» 8/09/2015 10:11:49 AM That's nuthin Macca I live on the light and heat of a 12 watt bulb with a smartie on me t.....
» 8/09/2015 9:53:35 AM Yes I'm gettinig so disillusioned with Prime Militarist Tony. I almost choked on my Weati.....
» 8/09/2015 9:38:10 AM Armchair Critic and Geoff of Perth You antisemites are meant to be together and these bei.....
» 7/09/2015 6:55:53 PM Yeah Geoff de Wicked Repent. Most of Israel's neighbours dislike the presence of the Jew.....
» 7/09/2015 3:56:40 PM What is important is keeping Israel's possession of 100+ nuclear weapons unchallenged by t.....
» 6/09/2015 2:23:05 PM Just gotta rise to the occasion Joe And don't go out with Maria Sharapova - all that noi.....
» 5/09/2015 3:09:54 PM Nah Stezza I just won't be directed by your oddness on how to argue and what about. You h.....
» 5/09/2015 12:05:05 AM No commenters need set themselves up as self-appointed directors of discussion/questions. .....
» 4/09/2015 8:15:25 PM Hi Rhian If the jobs of Australian logging workers are saved, who legally log (and sawmil.....
» 4/09/2015 6:43:08 PM Stezza, Rhrosty, Just to be Devil's Advocate or advocate: Just because chatterati-opini.....
» 4/09/2015 5:18:59 PM Not just greenies but WORKERS of LEGAL logging businesses in Australia benefit from not ha.....
» 3/09/2015 4:40:29 PM Oh Davy G Have faith mate. There are horny gals out there. Just gotta drive ya Ferrari to.....
» 3/09/2015 11:31:31 AM Hi Joe Loudmouth For a moment there I thought you were proposing People Undermine Sexual .....
» 2/09/2015 5:44:30 PM G'day runner Your advocacy of "MOre promotion of porn, more acceptance of bestiality.....
» 2/09/2015 10:13:08 AM Yes the scourge that is sex is but one symptom of our sick, twisted, tight, moist society,.....
» 1/09/2015 2:04:53 PM Yeah ya gunna haf to listen to WTF Brave Sir Rhrosty None a ya coal thorium or homemade b.....
» 1/09/2015 9:45:44 AM Much of the failure of the National Economic Summit is due to the lack of leadership and i.....
» 1/09/2015 9:19:06 AM Hi Noel-ChristinaMac1 Nautilus just sent an excellent article on radioactive waste approa.....
» 31/08/2015 6:17:38 PM Giday Pliny de la Perth We Plantagenets were, of course, a proud dynasty, much schooled i.....
» 31/08/2015 5:41:23 PM Geoff of Perth There is ample mention of Israelites (that is Jews) in the land of Israel .....
» 31/08/2015 4:34:22 PM G'day Pliny of Perth Your poor post paints a pattern of periodic pathos. You may be an &.....
» 27/08/2015 7:58:24 PM O Noel! Radiation explains me lovely tan. An submariners need more of it. SSNs for peac.....
» 27/08/2015 5:06:45 PM Oh Noel Reckon you are somewhat hard on Doc Muller. Right at the end of the final episod.....
» 22/08/2015 11:48:11 AM "Goat Cheese Circle" of skim milk Latte sippers and solar cell Prius pluggers, t.....
» 21/08/2015 4:51:45 PM Hi Joe and onthebeach As a notable historian and sage I know not of Kardashians de la Bub.....
» 21/08/2015 12:32:01 PM Hi Michi Yes Submarine Matters is lovingly crafted for a technically minded audience of a.....
» 21/08/2015 12:07:27 PM Giday Killarney As a serious scholar of history I follow the non-humble with panache. I .....
» 21/08/2015 10:25:09 AM RoboCup is what may save society, as we know it, from itself. Or maybe not. I can see Fat.....
» 21/08/2015 9:55:54 AM It would appear the belief "Academics are focused on one area of study and its demand.....
» 20/08/2015 8:20:59 PM I vill ask der questions. What-are-ya Aidan?.....
» 20/08/2015 5:48:23 PM Yes. What is Wang's point?.....
» 20/08/2015 5:43:33 PM Um Val Looking at your menagerie of 30 dolls http://www.megacom.net/~arkones/mondo.html i.....
» 20/08/2015 4:47:02 PM Onya Michi! :) Pete http://gentleseas.blogspot.com.au/2015/08/7-problems-with-japanese.....
» 20/08/2015 4:37:36 PM This document, written by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa.....
» 19/08/2015 3:57:58 PM G'day Robert About 90% of what submarines do during peacetime is: 1. intelligence gather.....
» 19/08/2015 11:13:35 AM Yes Miss Kellie That our Prime Minister is the dribbling result of systematic water or sk.....
» 19/08/2015 10:58:15 AM Hi Robert LePage Yeah, like, whadda we need armies for, neither?.....
» 19/08/2015 12:41:59 AM Hi Michi My main concern is to point out that each August selective anti-US activist (cla.....
» 18/08/2015 2:19:30 PM All fairly predictable with the same limitations coming up. The author's suggestion of a .....
» 16/08/2015 5:52:37 PM Hi Michi Its true "if Japan apologized, it would confound the CCP and rob it of its .....
» 16/08/2015 11:57:13 AM Thanks mate......
» 15/08/2015 11:27:35 AM FROM ABOVE To be sure, the Abe Statement will be scrutinized – and undoubtedly criticized.....
» 15/08/2015 11:27:16 AM FROM ABOVE Perhaps the most notable difference from past prime ministerial speeches, howe.....
» 15/08/2015 11:26:34 AM FROM ABOVE The Abe Statement addressed frankly the tremendous civilian suffering inflicte.....
» 15/08/2015 11:26:20 AM August 14-15, 2015 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has presented his statement on the seventiet.....
» 13/08/2015 6:44:36 PM You're clearly no Punkawalla Max......
» 13/08/2015 4:03:21 PM INDIAN PUNKAWALLA POWER nongs It is my belief that all youse miss the point, are scum, an.....
» 13/08/2015 3:11:41 PM Speaking as an Aussie non-Mossie all power to you Kuranda :).....
» 12/08/2015 6:24:52 PM Yes Michi China's invasion and occupation of Japan from 1931 to 1945 is something all Chi.....
» 12/08/2015 4:29:23 PM Yes Michi Certainly World War Two began and ended in 1945. It was all American and Austra.....
» 10/08/2015 6:47:12 PM Giday Leslie Denialists always have terrific documentation. One can deny the Holocaust qu.....
» 10/08/2015 5:50:05 PM Dear Leslie and James Yours and Putin's database - courtesy of Pravda "Truth" .....
» 10/08/2015 5:04:58 PM Yes/No/Maybe Leslie Your leftwing rhetorical questions fail: Truman made the right decis.....
» 10/08/2015 12:23:05 PM It was Russia that beat Japan...Doh!! Hiroshima for Dummies?.....
» 6/08/2015 7:37:45 PM Hi Yuyutsu You are unfortunately right. Who has Assange saved? The wars in Iraq and Afg.....
» 6/08/2015 5:30:06 PM One cannot get over how Assange will look like the author Pilger in 30 years time. All tha.....
» 6/08/2015 12:32:20 PM Yep Yuyutsu I talk to God about the Korean situation all the time. Do you know that she i.....
» 6/08/2015 12:25:20 PM Yes. As every Japanese school book tells us it was America that: - Forced Japan to invade.....
» 6/08/2015 12:05:40 PM Dear steve101 I believe the CIA are watching me as I hack into Obama's girlfriend's pad s.....
» 6/08/2015 11:52:59 AM While Australia uniting the Koreas is but a pipedream Australia should restore the Mastodo.....
» 5/08/2015 2:54:11 PM Something is wrong here. Previous authors on OLO, who argue that Assange is above the law.....
» 29/07/2015 4:19:08 PM Hi Robert LePage Subsidies to fossil fuel sector are even more expensive for the taxpayer.....
» 29/07/2015 12:32:13 PM Hey I wonder how many resources go into building and operating a Power Station? + its Fue.....
» 29/07/2015 12:22:38 PM And what's worse beer and wine are chock full of calories-kilojoules - never on the label......
» 28/07/2015 5:55:11 PM No worries Hasy......
» 28/07/2015 4:44:36 PM Home solar with ever efficient-cheaper home batteries is the best answer. Batteries may .....
» 28/07/2015 1:14:55 PM Where Aidan says: "plantagenet, the federal Liberals promised the next batch of subm.....
» 28/07/2015 1:10:18 PM Don't worry Maxy. You're not getting the $$Billions of public money for your nuclear hob.....
» 27/07/2015 7:45:52 PM Thar advanced batteries is gittin cheaper n cheaper Maxy http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/.....
» 27/07/2015 5:21:39 PM Dear Maxy G Just surrender mate. The march of batteries are making renewables efficient. .....
» 27/07/2015 12:23:50 PM Now it be true South Australia is going to hell in a handbasket, but there is always Build.....
» 26/07/2015 7:09:10 PM Yes tell us Max......
» 26/07/2015 4:54:08 PM Advances in battery technology are certainly making solar and windpower much more efficien.....
» 24/07/2015 1:53:27 PM Hi Noel/ChristinaMac1 Yes approach and reaching the desired audience are problems. On a .....
» 24/07/2015 12:54:28 PM Hi Noel Wauchope/ChristinaMac1 I agree with your stand against nuclear waste dumps and ag.....
» 23/07/2015 6:05:31 PM B'sides any cosmopolitan Indon worth talking to speaks English......
» 23/07/2015 12:56:06 PM From "Since over twenty years..." onwards this is a brave attempt by Ms Nieprasc.....
» 20/07/2015 4:48:23 PM Well said onthebeach The nuclear industry are experts at relying on taxpayer money to: -.....
» 20/07/2015 1:35:19 PM An excellent article David Noonan Its only right that South Australians receive the toxic.....
» 18/07/2015 4:55:31 PM Indeed Rhrosty The whole picture of hydrocarbon extraction and use is much more complex t.....
» 17/07/2015 12:44:07 PM Agree with Brave Sir Rhrosty DSO VC (and bar). How can you have a "swindle" whe.....
» 14/07/2015 9:44:06 PM Yes it is the Ancient Greeks, having invented higher mathematics, who are complicit in the.....
» 14/07/2015 8:42:23 PM "Iam just wondering if anyone has the underlying asset's to why things have to be con.....
» 14/07/2015 2:36:09 PM Earth to Murray. Yes possibly 100s of companies sell malware for legitimate and legal law.....
» 13/07/2015 3:20:05 PM Instead of these wasteful Greek leftist airy-fairy idealists voted in by the people (Westm.....
» 13/07/2015 2:35:49 PM Hi Rhrosty Beware of Greeks not bearing repayments! Like the Germans the Greek Army are .....
» 13/07/2015 10:42:18 AM But there is an argument that finances can be done Greek style......
» 11/07/2015 2:48:34 PM Sells Universities of old were religious institutions very much into the fiction that is .....
» 10/07/2015 9:15:17 PM Dear Mademoiselle Suseonline Illa submit yo doubtas to meh Master da Count Drac de la Suc.....
» 10/07/2015 2:23:58 PM Thankyou for your interest Mr Sellick Vampirism provides a viable, I dare say self-stimul.....
» 7/07/2015 7:13:35 PM Another excellent article Noel. I think South Australia doesn't have the Critical Mass of.....
» 7/07/2015 6:09:22 PM ""Palestine" – not a State – is recognised as a State. "Islamic State&.....
» 3/07/2015 4:23:56 PM Well Rhrosty no: - The odd coincidence that Aboriginal land is chosen for waste dumps sug.....
» 30/06/2015 6:18:55 PM Thanks Cobber For your offer. I would choose Janine - pictured here: . http://www.marine.....
» 30/06/2015 4:37:16 PM Like Monis Mallah deserves eventual special treatments......
» 30/06/2015 4:10:32 PM Armchair Critic Just look in the mirror. You're a low life drop kick......
» 29/06/2015 9:12:22 PM Thanks Brave Sir Rhrosty Now to invent perpetual Cold Fusion and compulsory World Peace .....
» 29/06/2015 6:43:24 PM Most of OLO's knuckle-draggin anti-Semites are white trash, Fourth Reich dreamers - possib.....
» 29/06/2015 4:35:33 PM G'day EmperorJulian You are a poor excuse for the favoured AC. Certainly Israel can be p.....
» 29/06/2015 11:38:07 AM I feel a little BDS deja vu since http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=17450 -.....
» 29/06/2015 11:25:48 AM Reasons for marriage: 1. Tradition (parental and grandparental expectations) 2. Economic.....
» 29/06/2015 2:18:19 AM A moral question for all dopey Fourth Reich droolers. Did Hitler have it off with dogs? h.....
» 28/06/2015 5:45:29 PM Thats true Craig Australia is stable politically, no nasty borders, English speaking and .....
» 28/06/2015 3:16:26 PM Hi Toni Lavis I think we should be kind to Armchair Cretin. And all dopey Fourth Reich d.....
» 28/06/2015 1:29:20 PM Giday Armchair Critic Its true that if you scratch an anti-Semite you find poor white tra.....
» 26/06/2015 2:01:03 PM Righton Aidan. I too proudly, nay heroically, resist some oversteppings of the establishme.....
» 26/06/2015 12:45:06 PM Disagree In our democracy most Federal politicians we elect support Acts of Federal Parli.....
» 26/06/2015 12:01:25 PM Hi CHERFUL Yes Israel certainly needs buffer zones. Regards Pete.....
» 25/06/2015 11:33:56 AM Well said Toni Lavis Yes http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?article=17410&page=.....
» 24/06/2015 4:37:41 PM Dear OLO Commentariat In our thoroughly justified condemnation of this wasted article hav.....
» 24/06/2015 1:45:53 PM Dear Yuyutsu True what you say. Israe's nuclear deterrent, conventional military deterre.....
» 24/06/2015 11:40:48 AM Through "propaganda tool of terror" "Dachau" and "Napalm girl&quo.....
» 24/06/2015 11:14:04 AM Hi Yuyutsu You are much more optimistic than I that any country or region can attain &quo.....
» 23/06/2015 8:05:22 PM Hi David Singer Hang in there. Little do the ignorant of the OLO commentariat know. Zion.....
» 22/06/2015 12:52:52 PM And can the children who attend those churches give legal consent to be under Church surve.....
» 22/06/2015 12:06:59 PM Dear Jelly Baby You may think me a visionary, nay a soothsayer - but I'm a man. I'm just .....
» 21/06/2015 6:29:00 PM Interesting to get down to legal specifics of the actual Australian Law on war and dual ci.....
» 21/06/2015 4:14:38 PM Hi Craig Minns I'm willing to call a truce and let bygones be bygones if you are. Regard.....
» 21/06/2015 3:39:46 PM Craig Moons' desire to: "drop a bomb on the nearest Mosque and she'll be sweet".....
» 21/06/2015 3:20:11 PM Dear Jelly Baby My intellect knows no bounds - shifting with the winds of the world. I a.....
» 21/06/2015 1:08:34 PM Below is a telling article for those who would defend the citizenship rights of terrorists.....
» 21/06/2015 1:02:46 PM Why are the BJellys and Craig Minns of this thread defending people like Tareq Kamleh? I s.....
» 21/06/2015 12:22:21 PM Thanks LEGO......
» 20/06/2015 10:50:59 AM You are such a party pooper Craig Moons. Obviously not treating things seriously......
» 20/06/2015 10:37:33 AM To those impressed with Martin Bryant's mass murdering aim and My Lai apologists. Is it n.....
» 19/06/2015 5:26:57 PM And so there are some in this thread who would have: Australian forces capture the odd 40.....
» 19/06/2015 1:31:44 PM Hey Constance Can ya translate your 17th paragraph into Swedish? Tar-ee Mate!.....
» 19/06/2015 11:02:36 AM Durr Craig I said Iraq old chap. Time to have your pill, your morning nap and a bib......
» 19/06/2015 10:54:01 AM Also who needs a Court Case when the decision is made to use an Australian Super Hornet in.....
» 19/06/2015 9:23:33 AM Problem is Australia is in a defacto state of war against Australians who fight for IS in .....
» 18/06/2015 8:18:43 PM Hi Yuyutsu Re your comment: "greedy media and the government's greedy security indu.....
» 18/06/2015 12:39:40 PM Another gem from Armchair Critic Israel didn't exist in 1933. Britain ran the non-countr.....
» 18/06/2015 11:42:06 AM This author brings nothing new or original to the terrorism discussion. Terrorists as sui.....
» 17/06/2015 1:58:45 PM The important thing is that Abbott, when in red speedos, is kind to the Big End of town......
» 17/06/2015 1:29:07 PM Thankyou Brave Sir Rhrosty Your poetry had me pirouetting like a prima ballerina. The Os.....
» 17/06/2015 1:01:56 PM Correction This is the instructional video on the Hajib, Sharia Law the Death penalty and.....
» 17/06/2015 12:49:43 PM It is my belief that the barker should be banned. See this radical video https://youtu.be/.....
» 17/06/2015 12:44:41 PM Abbott is good bloke who gets on with his shepherd Pell well......
» 16/06/2015 3:10:00 PM Dear EJ Need I remind you of the Christian, athiest, agnostic and hermaphroditic supremac.....
» 16/06/2015 1:55:33 PM G'day EJ Does your recounting of German history have anything to do with the article?.....
» 16/06/2015 1:49:31 PM Hi Rhrosty Did you read the article first? C'mon mate. Strain yourself to write somethin.....
» 16/06/2015 12:58:32 PM Thanks David A great poem. Scratch the typical European Union activist and one will find.....
» 16/06/2015 12:00:22 PM Hi David Wouldn't worry about EJ. Scattered thoughts like "German supremacists thro.....
» 15/06/2015 12:59:48 PM Afghanistan a nation in only Western minds - not Afghan tribal minds. Yes "Jab Pyar .....
» 15/06/2015 12:48:09 PM फिक्सिंग रॉ की .....
» 14/06/2015 12:30:02 PM Hi David Yes one can even go further and say OLO's anti-Semites are in league with oil fi.....
» 13/06/2015 4:39:37 PM Hi David Its difficult to know how to respond. There are indeed endemic issues of too man.....
» 12/06/2015 10:12:49 AM Yes David 1. Your articles are always from the perspective of Israel (not Australia). 2......
» 10/06/2015 12:18:59 PM Fair enough Armchair. Thats cool. About the author? At least we can all agree he has his .....
» 9/06/2015 11:12:12 PM Armchair be fair By "righteous" ye were caught in my snare. I was being sarcas.....
» 9/06/2015 2:32:45 PM "Crude capital, quick gains, minimal lasting investments, and personal gratification......
» 9/06/2015 1:06:15 PM Great article Israel, being righteous, has many shared interests with Syria's Assad. Yes .....
» 9/06/2015 12:44:47 PM Hi Lionel Bopage Thankyou for writing this moving tribute. Michele Harris clearly did hum.....
» 5/06/2015 11:50:58 AM Good onya Poirot Keep on nailing him mate. You're winning :) Cheers.....
» 4/06/2015 7:29:46 PM Hi Rhrosty Nuclear warheads of country "A", typically on missiles, are supposed.....
» 4/06/2015 1:36:52 PM The author gets to the point when he says: "Iranian diplomacy, especially under the .....
» 4/06/2015 2:08:27 AM All Australians should rejoice in having someone watch over them. A little surveillance i.....
» 3/06/2015 9:36:03 PM ConservativeHippie's juvenile insults aside... Here's something interesting on ABConline .....
» 3/06/2015 8:45:19 PM G'day ConservativeHippie Yes, no, yes - keep on searching. Abbott?.....
» 3/06/2015 5:53:41 PM ConservativeHippie Monis was a bundle of many influences. The Monis inquiry is increasing.....
» 3/06/2015 5:29:24 PM Mass automated surveillance. Or why does the NSA need its supercomputer processing and ter.....
» 3/06/2015 5:07:42 PM Hi Suse Yes the Abbott Government by hyping dark imminent threats against Australia - whi.....
» 3/06/2015 1:46:50 PM Australians just need to get used to being under total surveillance - or do they have some.....
» 2/06/2015 7:49:55 PM When Abbott was plucked from the set of Angels and Demons http://kalyanb4u.files.wordpress.....
» 2/06/2015 5:39:35 PM Hi Joe Things in failed state/stateless Syria and Iraq are somewhat more confused and con.....
» 2/06/2015 12:33:19 PM See this Cartoon http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment Oz had many kings, some good, s.....
» 2/06/2015 7:40:18 AM An interesting article. "VET" being vocational education and training (new to me.....
» 2/06/2015 7:13:57 AM Barnaby Joyce's concerns, as revealed in the Cabinet leak, are particularly relevant. If .....
» 1/06/2015 7:03:05 PM My stand stands Y......
» 1/06/2015 5:39:34 PM Suggesting major changes to the Marriage Act or even its repeal is certainly highly proble.....
» 1/06/2015 1:56:55 PM While Israel sees advantage in conservative Republican US Presidents (eg. Bush Jnr) Israel.....
» 31/05/2015 1:37:42 PM The beauty of plastic implants are that they are much smaller than a grain of rice and can.....
» 30/05/2015 4:30:49 PM Right you are ConservativeHippie Australia definitly shouldn't aspire to become a refugee.....
» 29/05/2015 4:27:06 PM Hi Bugsy Re: "I suggest that we at least keep trying to help, otherwise the result w.....
» 29/05/2015 1:36:29 PM Hi Bugsy The more Australia settles refugees coming by boat - the more boats, the more pe.....
» 29/05/2015 11:42:52 AM I agree with Outrider and david f Overpopulation is the overall problem. Overpopulation i.....
» 28/05/2015 5:18:51 PM You're right Cobber, Rhrosty, thinkabit, Leslie, Jayb, J of M, ttbn and Hasbeen Tony Abbo.....
» 28/05/2015 4:10:58 PM Unfortunately most high selling Aussie politics books these days are biographies, autobiog.....
» 28/05/2015 12:59:30 PM The propensity of the paranoid* to imagine their brains are being "watched by chips&q.....
» 27/05/2015 6:02:34 PM Watch out microchip hosts: The author is right to be concerned about "Super-computer.....
» 25/05/2015 5:57:11 PM [Deleted for abusive language.].....
» 25/05/2015 1:47:43 PM In Ireland, as in Australia, it is only Honoured Priests who have sufficient God Given Mor.....
» 23/05/2015 3:07:20 PM Yes with up to 170 million Bangladeshis, mostly Muslim and most of their laborers illitera.....
» 23/05/2015 11:27:38 AM Immoral?! You ride a girl's bike runner :).....
» 22/05/2015 2:26:17 PM An excellent article by Dr Evelyn Tsitas. My take on Informed Consent is: 1. The consent.....
» 22/05/2015 12:33:58 PM Venturing into the waters of Abortion with an Irish name guarantees stereotyping - which m.....
» 22/05/2015 11:11:46 AM No Mc'O'Real You may address me as Cardinal Icky Poota. That'll be 66 Hail Mary's on Mon.....
» 22/05/2015 10:54:54 AM Why am I commenting on this thread? It is because my probable Irish Catholic background g.....
» 21/05/2015 6:20:33 PM Judea-Christian secular mechanisation is the tried and true effective Western way of war. .....
» 21/05/2015 2:53:50 PM G'day Rhrosty I wish I had the comfort of your dotage. Buddhists are not all saffron robe.....
» 21/05/2015 11:48:26 AM Yes, Western bombs from 20,000 feet are much more religeous......
» 21/05/2015 11:42:11 AM The author should be forgiven for writing an essay arguing East Timor shouldn't help when .....
» 12/05/2015 4:30:32 PM Hi Bazz Checkout what Tassie's special intellectual, Jacqui Lambie, says about https://yo.....
» 12/05/2015 3:15:56 PM Begging authors can't be choosers David :).....
» 12/05/2015 2:00:40 PM As Brucy is graced with a Wiki entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Haigh rising to &q.....
» 11/05/2015 1:02:12 PM Brave Sir Rhrosty But where you say "ten years of exemplary drug and crime free coha.....
» 11/05/2015 11:57:14 AM Jimmy de Peanut Carter's "Elder" status certainly doesn't = wisdom. Problem is .....
» 11/05/2015 11:30:34 AM I still regard the views of another one person "Party" - that intellectual Jacqu.....
» 11/05/2015 11:02:40 AM Your drooling LEGO ;).....
» 10/05/2015 7:29:49 PM Dear Yuyutsu The distinctions you draw and philosophical approach you take are yours. Mi.....
» 10/05/2015 3:30:36 PM Hi Yuyutsu Australians decide what people can come to Australia. Just like Israel, we h.....
» 10/05/2015 1:53:13 PM Oh LEGO Where you say "Alon ben Meir seems to be another lefty pseudo intellectual a.....
» 10/05/2015 1:31:34 PM Hi Yuyutsu I do, in fact, query your claim "However, no society has a right over vas.....
» 10/05/2015 1:11:21 PM Hi BJelly If Julian escaped to Ecuador he would be unsafe, hence it is more likely he wou.....
» 9/05/2015 6:07:35 PM Hi BJelly Yes thats Edward. But the article and the discussion in this thread mainly con.....
» 9/05/2015 4:09:51 PM BJelly Julian is no longer Robin Hood. The public couldn't care less about him. Even th.....
» 8/05/2015 12:49:03 PM Dear Yuyutsu Where you say "Anyone should be able to arrive in the continent of Aust.....
» 8/05/2015 11:51:07 AM Giday Yuyutsu Your odd statement: "However, no society has a right over vast, mostl.....
» 8/05/2015 11:33:47 AM Immigration to Australia by entry fee sounds good to me. Australia offers benefits of poli.....
» 8/05/2015 10:56:44 AM Giday Alon Methinks you have over-intellectualised a Jewish-Israeli centric theory of his.....
» 8/05/2015 10:19:15 AM Dear "joedon" Thanks for your vacuous Tweet but something more thoughtful might.....
» 7/05/2015 11:24:11 AM Austria is sorrounded by (next to) several members of the part nuclear defensive alliance .....
» 7/05/2015 12:15:51 AM On 18 August 2014, Assange announced that he would be leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy ".....
» 6/05/2015 5:48:48 PM Yes Assange, London's palacial prisoner of ego, has done himself proud. Assange does not.....
» 5/05/2015 3:43:59 PM ASSANGE'S ASSUMPTION OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY More seriously. Assange carries this narcissis.....
» 5/05/2015 2:00:54 PM James O'Putin - Oh yee o leftist humour. A Facebook group calling itself Feminists for F.....
» 5/05/2015 10:20:05 AM Is it something about Assange's boyish charm that draws a worldwide menagerie of well-heel.....
» 29/04/2015 1:00:59 PM Sorry mate. Now that Australia has done ANZAC Day 100 the issue is off the politician's b.....
» 28/04/2015 2:49:31 PM But Julie Bishop is a good polly, shapely and quite fetching in a hajib! I'd vote for her......
» 28/04/2015 12:08:03 PM The ignorance of those who think Sunni IS could take over Shiite Iran compares to http://w.....
» 28/04/2015 9:15:08 AM Well as our appropriately dressed Foreign Minister's visit to Iran shows: Iran is a close.....
» 28/04/2015 8:57:08 AM Bastard of OLO? So does the following constitute an excuse for young Australians to join .....
» 27/04/2015 7:04:08 PM Hi Joe Yep I agree with you. The likes of James -- certainly have a strange stated likin.....
» 27/04/2015 6:06:42 PM Dear Mr Pilger As you are stoutly anti-Western, and your views generally coincide with th.....
» 27/04/2015 5:46:18 PM Lest politicians forget the Diggers wanted to be alive http://www.canberratimes.com.au/con.....
» 27/04/2015 11:27:42 AM Thanks Banjo Paterson Yes our great leader sang from the correct song sheet. Sadly forget.....
» 26/04/2015 2:01:38 PM I hope you all survived Abbott's immortal words at Gallipoli yesterday. Our great helmsman.....
» 26/04/2015 1:56:39 PM On a lighter note I hope you all survived Abbott's immortal words at Gallipoli yesterday. .....
» 24/04/2015 1:57:27 PM G'day David First let me say your Police Mugshot looks a little young to be "old&quo.....
» 24/04/2015 1:33:08 PM "One hundred years ago, the world was divided amongst different empires.Then power me.....
» 24/04/2015 10:21:04 AM It has to be said. Is anyone else suffering ANZAC Day repitition disorder (ADRD)? ANZAC D.....
» 23/04/2015 6:40:36 PM Hi Greg Rolles Don't be downhearted. You have succeeded in making the chatteratti of OLO .....
» 23/04/2015 1:59:17 PM Wrong Greg Rolles In depends on the wars. Some are for national survival and some, like I.....
» 23/04/2015 12:39:37 PM Tony Abbott has gone to Gallipoli. He will make a speech that is stirring - for him. On t.....
» 20/04/2015 11:17:46 AM Giday tomw CLUBS that are RSL CLUBS are businesses serving their paid-up Membership (WHO .....
» 19/04/2015 4:14:43 PM UN military are military David......
» 17/04/2015 5:33:25 PM Yes certainly the convenient alternative of ONLINE GAMBLING - including to non-Australian .....
» 17/04/2015 5:23:48 PM Are yee o' little faith Yuyutsubabe. UN staff may receive twice the pay but surely they w.....
» 17/04/2015 2:33:02 PM Dear David Singer Where you say at the end: "Only an internationally-sanctioned for.....
» 17/04/2015 1:32:13 PM Hi Avw Yes, only democracies like Israel get permanently blamed for moving different ethn.....
» 17/04/2015 1:12:29 PM Great article Malcolm You are right about the generational problems of the RSL: - still.....
» 17/04/2015 12:34:54 PM But Daffy Duck Is not Mr Singer just a little better than a "zionist propaganda hack.....
» 15/04/2015 6:29:57 PM Hi Avw Yes the debate goes on. In December 2006 one of Israel's less talented PMs admitte.....
» 14/04/2015 2:54:54 PM Hi Avw Yes Shiite dominated Iraq now shares its destiny and open border with Iran. The sp.....
» 14/04/2015 12:09:27 PM Thanks Duncan Though my faith in Megawati is shattered - "born to rule" due to .....
» 13/04/2015 6:40:59 PM Hi Avw Always a pleasure to debate with you. President Rouhani is unusual in carrying r.....
» 13/04/2015 6:03:18 PM Hi David You are easily pleased :) Regards Pete.....
» 13/04/2015 5:19:25 PM Taswegian and Rhrosty Many reasons why value nuclear services and products ideas won't wo.....
» 13/04/2015 11:20:47 AM Dear David Your article? As narrow and formulaic as your previous. You make the compl.....
» 12/04/2015 11:18:07 PM What is scaring Israel is that relations between Iran and the US are becoming closer. Iran.....
» 12/04/2015 2:26:35 PM Hi Avw All is complex and personalised, like Israel and Australia. The comparative status.....
» 11/04/2015 3:02:37 PM Avw You may be referring to the previous President of Iran not the incumbent who they say.....
» 11/04/2015 2:44:31 PM Oh runner You're sounding increasingly like a senior churchman at a Royal Commission. Di.....
» 10/04/2015 9:32:46 PM Ya right Killarney So when I read Sister Maria's wee copy of "Fifty Shades of Grey&q.....
» 10/04/2015 9:18:05 PM Avw The US accepted Pakistan's right (US knew all about it - in the media) to build a nuc.....
» 10/04/2015 3:23:32 PM Abbott the Man. No uniform chasing, photo opportunity wasted http://www.abc.net.au/news/2.....
» 10/04/2015 3:18:42 PM Yep Rhrosty We can rely on one thing. Sayan Singer's articles never change. Cheers Pete.....
» 10/04/2015 12:27:31 PM Comrade Putin do same on factory floor or warzone as this Abbott. Even faces look same ht.....
» 10/04/2015 12:12:01 PM Oh Rhrosty Mate, my sex life ain't half as horny as yours "that has to include brea.....
» 10/04/2015 11:45:32 AM Giday Kay If wowser women would put out more. Blokes wouldn't need pornography. Not sex.....
» 10/04/2015 11:38:55 AM Abbott obviously follows the Putin formula - where foibles and missteps make Putin-Abbott .....
» 10/04/2015 11:29:08 AM Declining world oil and coal prices make these energy resources a better buy for average A.....
» 9/04/2015 6:05:24 PM Hi Joe Well the Greek Olympic Committee have always claimed the Summer Olympics' permanen.....
» 9/04/2015 5:24:55 PM Dear Avw If I told ya, you'd be envious. Cheers.....
» 9/04/2015 2:02:32 PM Giday Avw Are you yet another of Netanyahu's sayanim?.....
» 9/04/2015 1:15:40 PM Great article Brian And I'm glad the Party is tolerating your Occidental essays. Pray tha.....
» 9/04/2015 12:22:08 PM Leaving aside what Wilde thought of those "east of Calais"... A good article. I.....
» 8/04/2015 5:48:04 PM Dear David Leaving aside the reality of Israel's total reliance on the US for Israel's da.....
» 7/04/2015 6:08:58 PM Hi James Yes the Israel propagandists - now Alon Ben-Meir in addition to the regular DS -.....
» 7/04/2015 11:14:29 AM If one is an agent of Israel (rather than considering the Australian perspective) then the.....
» 6/04/2015 12:10:17 PM There were small l moderates like Fraser but now ideological extremists rule OK: Its not .....
» 6/04/2015 12:07:44 PM Off topic: Its not that the Abbott Government is a support system for the media empire th.....
» 4/04/2015 2:05:06 PM Dear Sir Rhrosty von Messiah While celebrating Jesus' resserection with gobs of chocolate.....
» 2/04/2015 6:50:14 PM Howdy R0bert Nah! Those Crusifixees got little platforms and ropes round their arms - THE.....
» 2/04/2015 5:15:44 PM Hi R0bert Being serious now, I, as a spiritual bean, return to Life of Brian, where the C.....
» 2/04/2015 2:54:33 PM JOYS OF CRUCIFIXION G'day Robert Here is a much more historically accurate shorty on the.....
» 2/04/2015 12:09:28 PM An excellent article in this season of care for those less fortunate than ourselves - a vo.....
» 2/04/2015 11:51:09 AM The author throws down the gauntlet on one of the great intellectual endeavours of our Age.....
» 27/03/2015 5:18:39 PM Dear SF Do you have any comments on the actual article? Cheers.....
» 27/03/2015 2:17:13 PM A timely article Being most charitable the Holocaust, pogroms, and other long term oppres.....
» 26/03/2015 5:28:57 PM There should be no fair Lady in this scorched earth to stop the manly march of Progress. .....
» 26/03/2015 12:08:34 PM Methinks Miss Kellie is channeling the need for huge nuclear reactors dotted around the Au.....
» 25/03/2015 3:01:16 PM A magnum opus befitting a yo-yo artiste - in a good way......
» 24/03/2015 4:25:04 PM Looks like Austrade UAE handles Libya and other Arab countries. Australian Embassy Rome h.....
» 24/03/2015 4:13:24 PM Regarding the "About the Author" "...prepared Austrade's case to Government.....
» 24/03/2015 3:38:37 PM Julian himself does not advocate a fair trial for those in a more threatened situation: h.....
» 24/03/2015 10:55:14 AM Nuclear terrorism - a problem for Japan today and Australia in coming years? "...Jap.....
» 23/03/2015 11:09:39 AM Killarney It is best to rely on the accounts of those who actually worked with Julian: G.....
» 23/03/2015 11:03:23 AM It is best to rely on the accounts of those who actually worked with Julian: Guardian jou.....
» 21/03/2015 7:37:37 PM Dear Killarney Julian, his legal team and the US Government all recognise the main legal .....
» 21/03/2015 7:16:40 PM There is no equivalent of the Labor faithful and Champagne Idealists to remember and mourn.....
» 21/03/2015 4:37:26 PM Giday Killarney Julian has now reduced himself to an oddity - a guest on the nose who has.....
» 20/03/2015 4:42:25 PM Second paragraph: "Under [he that sues] we get pessimism because we are in a decline......
» 20/03/2015 3:19:12 PM Thanks Rhrosty Its curious how this accurate picture of the hurt Julian has done to women.....
» 20/03/2015 11:41:54 AM An accurate account of the Julian his cheer squad worships. James Dean? Rebel without a ca.....
» 20/03/2015 11:23:10 AM You're deluded Killarney Julian, by creating an organisation to entice people to leak Wes.....
» 19/03/2015 11:21:31 PM Hi Rhrosty I'm sold! Can you please put me down for 3 thorium reactors, just the biggest .....
» 19/03/2015 4:57:39 PM Has anyone asked why waste dumps have been suggested only on non-white, non-mining, non-ag.....
» 19/03/2015 3:52:31 PM Dear Miss Kellie I always like commenting on your articles cos you're special. I fear th.....
» 19/03/2015 11:18:49 AM Suck it up people. Why bother arguing laws when Julian's whole career has been the assump.....
» 18/03/2015 7:32:35 PM A Facebook group calling itself Feminists for Free Speech has launched a defense of Assang.....
» 18/03/2015 11:04:51 AM Yee doubt my earnest words Joe? Earth to Julian. "Like living inside a space station.....
» 18/03/2015 9:27:00 AM As all of Israel follows every political burp expelled in Australia all Australians should.....
» 18/03/2015 9:12:56 AM I think we can be confident in saying all Australians have the phrase "Je suis Julian.....
» 17/03/2015 12:34:14 PM Hi Rhrosty As always I appreciate your concern --- Hi Pericles As I was saying to your .....
» 17/03/2015 10:42:24 AM I think as Australians we now have to be careful what we say and write. Data retention? N.....
» 17/03/2015 10:23:24 AM This is a great article that seeks greater equity for the old, greater tolerance and puts .....
» 16/03/2015 10:51:39 AM What a dork. "And who knows what impact our seemingly mundane and meaningless lives......
» 10/03/2015 3:51:46 PM Hi Armchair Critic Great idea. But look at the human toll. The Scotland Yard chief looks .....
» 10/03/2015 1:24:43 PM This articles FAILS to bring in 2 major issues. That is: - the Political Power that is im.....
» 10/03/2015 11:26:11 AM Off Topic http://www.skynews.com.au/news/top-stories/2015/03/10/-1-billion-cut-to-car-ind.....
» 10/03/2015 11:08:05 AM All predictable stuff of the wet liberal-left variety with banal comments. "The spor.....
» 9/03/2015 1:52:27 PM There be warmongering swagger in your words S. Taggart. Compared to Middle Kingdom China .....
» 9/03/2015 1:36:39 PM But what of closed circuit TV (CCTV) networks that have profiles our faces (or some part o.....
» 9/03/2015 8:22:39 AM Thanks for that article Michi. Ms Sono's advocacy of apartheid, like old South Africa, c.....
» 9/03/2015 8:01:21 AM Hi Arjay Methinks I can't change your mind. Instead I bring to your attention "The .....
» 8/03/2015 3:00:26 PM As Japan develops its hard power doctrine (reformed military policy and alliances) Japan w.....
» 8/03/2015 2:47:34 PM Whoops! The above comment "Posted by plantagenet, Sunday, 8 March 2015 11:37:43 AM&.....
» 8/03/2015 11:37:43 AM As Japan develops its hard power doctrine (reformed military policy and alliances) Japan n.....
» 7/03/2015 10:31:25 AM Yes. All manner of retards are impressed by Putin. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/02/.....
» 6/03/2015 6:22:25 PM That I did, Tom. That I did. I see you attended Tandem Thrust on the USS Blue Ridge - wit.....
» 6/03/2015 1:03:26 PM Problem is Israelis can't accept that Obama isn't as militaristic as they are. Israelis l.....
» 5/03/2015 12:17:03 PM Hi Pericles Judging by the absence of moralisers on the this thread it could be that OLO'.....
» 4/03/2015 3:18:00 PM Yes Rhrosty Russia's propaganda machine doesn't call this Pilge "Our Boy Svakom Alic.....
» 3/03/2015 7:19:16 PM Most disappointing that no moralising, leftish, human rights types have visited this threa.....
» 3/03/2015 4:01:20 PM Yep ConservativeHippie Also executing white people attempting to steal wildlife from Taro.....
» 3/03/2015 11:36:17 AM Hi Stezza Adding a little pilot to a Reaper might make it an Apache Helicopter or an A-10.....
» 3/03/2015 10:42:17 AM One only needs to recall UteGate to realise that Turnbull was not perfect when he had the .....
» 3/03/2015 10:31:15 AM Maybe it is racism that Indonesians should not be permitted to execute Australians. After.....
» 2/03/2015 7:49:20 PM The female Reaper drone (sensors and weapons) operator gives an excellent description - 1 .....
» 2/03/2015 3:44:20 PM Hi Philip S The possible $300 million dollars Defence may be earmarking for several Reape.....
» 2/03/2015 2:52:28 PM Yes Shadow Minister All military weapons kill people. But only drones like the Reaper al.....
» 2/03/2015 10:53:39 AM Moral concerns over killer drone use generally aren't sustainable in Court. Reaper pilot.....
» 27/02/2015 3:31:50 PM Hi again Michi Thanks for those references and your Comments on them. What particulary .....
» 26/02/2015 1:50:24 PM Hi Michi You make observations with great elegance. The Japanese Imperial House appears t.....
» 25/02/2015 8:14:01 PM An interesting issue, February 25, 2015: "In a rare foray into a controversial politi.....
» 25/02/2015 4:15:48 PM Hi Hasbeen This piece is better than a yawn of alphabet noodles, but. Cheers Pete.....
» 24/02/2015 7:50:38 PM Hi LEGO Well argued. What did he think he was doing, learning in training camps, how to .....
» 24/02/2015 3:59:54 PM Abbott jihad? http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vvrYfxD1RUw/VOuIHIq7QbI/AAAAAAAApgA/eDcZLHg9mr4/.....
» 24/02/2015 11:31:53 AM G'day ybgirp Yes certainly the islanders all over the Pacific should have been quarantine.....
» 24/02/2015 12:50:01 AM You are wrong ybgirp Most other small South and Central Pacific Island nations and territ.....
» 23/02/2015 3:58:06 PM Looks like an opportunistic attempted court case in which the highly dependent aid recipie.....
» 20/02/2015 9:41:17 PM Well said Aristocrat The loony left who troll this forum support anyone who hates the Wes.....
» 20/02/2015 6:14:50 PM Giday Arjay As you are a Bankster-Philiac "Lover of London and Sundry Swiss Banks&qu.....
» 20/02/2015 4:13:47 PM "There is one thing I wish to explain about jihad the non-believers, Jews and America.....
» 20/02/2015 3:51:57 PM Yeah well Hicksy should get $Millions in compo, his lawyer half, and appearance money at e.....
» 20/02/2015 3:34:37 PM Well put Pericles To the Putin lovers of RT Useful Idiocy I give: http://herbeat.com/55-.....
» 19/02/2015 9:55:18 PM Hi James O'Neill I would be most grateful for a direct hyperlink to any article that you .....
» 19/02/2015 5:07:14 PM So James What have YOU written to support your more outlandish claims. Or are you just m.....
» 19/02/2015 3:26:00 PM Whenever left to themselves the Sunnis, Shiites and other locals in the Middle East tear t.....
» 16/02/2015 12:11:04 PM As well as being similar to the Harpoon, the North Koreans "KN-09" is similar to.....
» 15/02/2015 5:10:05 PM Hi Michi Submarine launched Tomahawk missiles are something the US and UK have used in th.....
» 14/02/2015 5:19:01 PM Hi Michi The increasing disunity of Australia's Liberal-National Big End of Town Movement.....
» 13/02/2015 7:22:55 PM Hi Michi Thank you very much for your reply. I've been thinking about the Australian equi.....
» 13/02/2015 9:59:46 AM Hi Michi ( Yoshimichi Moriyama ) Glad to meet you. I'm Peter Coates :) I was not aware J.....
» 12/02/2015 6:41:49 PM Hi Michi If only the average, tertiary educated Japanese person had the same sophisticate.....
» 12/02/2015 12:29:03 PM Michi I can see there are communications problems. There is nothing like usable and recen.....
» 11/02/2015 4:44:36 PM Thankyou Rhrosty For your deep concern for my welfare. It was not easy you know. Being .....
» 11/02/2015 2:49:20 PM Yes Michi Japan could have ended the war in China, Southeast Asia, the Western Pacific, P.....
» 11/02/2015 12:08:11 PM Rhrosty I found that the women in university accommodation were the Sexual Predators. Sca.....
» 11/02/2015 11:09:08 AM Fascinating approach and theories. Some doubts though: - that finishing apprentiships (no.....
» 10/02/2015 5:19:43 PM Postscript http://youtu.be/q6EoRBvdVPQ yee ;-).....
» 10/02/2015 5:15:46 PM Dear Ross Well may yee "recant" (2nd last para) Ross - for I take Umbrage, and .....
» 10/02/2015 4:59:33 PM I must have missed something in this overlong article. Why, on Grenatec's map http://gren.....
» 10/02/2015 4:25:48 PM Hi Hasbeen A dispiriting time for your son. I hope he finds some certainty, a niche, soon.....
» 10/02/2015 12:16:09 AM Hi Duncan Graham Another insightful article. You illustrate well how Joko owes his Pres.....
» 9/02/2015 6:44:26 PM Hi Shadow Minister I agree. Actually buying 4 Virginia SSNs would be a good idea and it w.....
» 9/02/2015 3:21:11 PM Yep Shadow Minister Its such a tough choice I think Abbott would describe it as a lose-lo.....
» 9/02/2015 8:56:53 AM Hi Shadow Minister What appears to be ambiguous heresay yesterday, that Abbott now suppor.....
» 8/02/2015 2:05:08 PM Hi Hasbeen I reckon its not a serious expectation that Turnbull will be a mover-and-shake.....
» 7/02/2015 4:20:42 PM On OLO you read it first (in the OLO article). That is concerning Abbott's possible demise.....
» 6/02/2015 1:07:25 PM US Admiral Thomas (mentioned in the article) might be right that the Soryu might be the cl.....
» 5/02/2015 11:12:58 PM Arrrghh Killarney Please be excusing my Freudian slip. Many a submariner be joken about t.....
» 5/02/2015 1:20:11 PM Personal income tax has been allowed to slip as an equitable tax over many years. Its the .....
» 5/02/2015 1:11:41 PM Hi Gaudium Actually Japan has tried the same "we'll sell you submarines for an allia.....
» 5/02/2015 10:04:37 AM The killers of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balibo_Five will probably perform the murder .....
» 5/02/2015 9:03:42 AM Regarding the first paragraph. Naturally the US Government and its junior Australian ally .....
» 4/02/2015 10:54:30 PM Here's a genuine Adelaidian bogan (with the baseball cap) picking up travellers from Adela.....
» 4/02/2015 4:11:29 PM Hi JB Hmm. You speak-um truth * My main thrust was, and is, Abbott must arrest the decli.....
» 4/02/2015 1:21:35 PM The author's little fix of shunting responsibilty for health and education to the States m.....
» 2/02/2015 2:07:39 PM The views of Bald Gonad are a fruitless attempt to keep in touch with reality - a vain att.....
» 1/02/2015 2:35:40 PM In the end Oz is God's Zone Land even for an atheist like me. And my first girlfriend was.....
» 27/01/2015 6:56:28 PM Hmmm Predator in use since 1995 - 2 hardpoints generally for 2 Hellfire missiles = 20 A-r.....
» 27/01/2015 6:33:18 PM Methinks the bald gonad should curb his denunciation of esteemed Prime Minister Abbott - a.....
» 22/01/2015 4:43:54 PM Hi runner I agree with you on that. If global warming means all the comparatively cool an.....
» 22/01/2015 4:35:43 PM Hi Malcolm Yes certainly SA needs all the media questioning it can get. Too many towns a.....
» 22/01/2015 4:26:23 PM Cazza Before your unsolicited advice and tone - you were ahead. Cheers Pete.....
» 22/01/2015 2:20:05 PM Hi Aidan and Taswegian On nuclear I agree that SA should become a major place for develop.....
» 22/01/2015 1:57:44 PM Thanks Cazza Concerning the stridency of the comments "of the articles." As an .....
» 22/01/2015 12:11:31 PM Author's Question - "Are we beginning to see unusual numbers of people holding trench.....
» 20/01/2015 10:49:30 AM Where the author says: "For the right, it means an opportunity to cast doubt on the .....
» 18/01/2015 5:03:03 PM BIT OFF TOPIC In search of guns in America's culture - I reckon The RED NEX are a barely .....
» 18/01/2015 11:51:25 AM Hi LEGOON You is rarght boyo. Iise is done trading in mar Banjo http://youtu.be/Uzae_Sqbm.....
» 17/01/2015 4:30:00 PM However in one year alone - 2010 http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/GUNS/GUNSTAT.....
» 16/01/2015 2:05:03 PM Hi Is Mise A good instruction. Here's a start - since 9/11 there have only been a handfu.....
» 16/01/2015 12:04:06 PM Well Rhrosty You're still writing rubbish - but at least its almost grammatical - in para.....
» 16/01/2015 10:39:48 AM Its obvious that if thousands of people were carrying handguns around Martin Place ready t.....
» 16/01/2015 10:25:19 AM Here's the type of new Sri Lankan Government activity that may draw a coup reaction. ".....
» 15/01/2015 1:13:07 PM G'day Rhrosty Thats the most meaningful statement you've made on OLO. Keep it up and yo.....
» 15/01/2015 11:07:48 AM Great post. Looks like a coup may still be possible. Rajapaksa's clan must have put away.....
» 14/01/2015 1:08:12 PM These words by Dr Suter - a self described: "thought leader and media personality [w.....
» 12/01/2015 3:55:32 PM G'day Hasbeen Tanya Plibersek maybe - but I would neither pronounce nor willingly root fo.....
» 12/01/2015 11:26:53 AM Where Graham writes "...the latest Newspoll has the parties on 50% each of the vote.......
» 9/01/2015 12:48:17 PM Dear Daffy Is it me or are all the links you've supplied some sought of: - money-making.....
» 9/01/2015 11:09:06 AM But working one's guts out to repay the debt on one's McMansion is the point of human exis.....
» 9/01/2015 10:58:38 AM A timely article. The Big Med reason is particularly apt. Drs, Nurses, Nursing home st.....
» 8/01/2015 11:58:47 AM Dear runner Please leave Christ out of Christianity - an affliction too often blighted by.....
» 8/01/2015 11:52:18 AM G'day David Singer With your special historical take on the formative forces creating Isr.....
» 8/01/2015 11:47:41 AM Not only were Australian forces, by their WWI invasion of Beersheba, founders of the State.....
» 8/01/2015 11:07:42 AM Pakistan (particularly its Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) has frequently provide.....
» 8/01/2015 10:14:58 AM The term fascism in relation to terrorism is unhelpful even counter-productive. The term .....
» 7/01/2015 3:17:53 PM 579 or Zero With "coludists...denialist...religion" Where are your arguments, .....
» 7/01/2015 3:01:45 PM As the Secretary General of the UN uttered yesterday. Is is the richest trendies from sub.....
» 7/01/2015 12:38:05 PM While the author has undue optimism about divorce-marriage trends - things could be worse......
» 7/01/2015 11:19:40 AM Arjay The Capitalist West has been happily beating Russia since the 1850s. Even you've he.....
» 6/01/2015 8:57:51 PM While the author's article is useful in putting Putin in his true neo-fascist Russian plac.....
» 6/01/2015 3:46:45 PM Modi has certainly defied expectations of many inside and outside India that he would rapi.....
» 6/01/2015 3:25:43 PM A very timely article Stephen Velychenko. Long may it dispell the fawning love of too man.....
» 4/01/2015 2:55:59 PM CONTINUED FROM ABOVE Israel began building the separation wall in 2002, and the route has.....
» 4/01/2015 2:55:44 PM OFF TOPIC PALESTINIAN SANTAS SPRAY SEPARATION WALL IN BETHLEHEM January 2, 2015 http://w.....
» 24/12/2014 3:55:55 PM Getting Virginia nuclear powered subs would be a longshot in the next few year. So we need.....
» 23/12/2014 3:08:25 PM Happy Hanukkah (December 16, 2014) and Merry Christmas David Singer Yes Monis the Fake Cl.....
» 23/12/2014 3:06:01 PM Previous post mistaken. Whoops wrong thread!! Still, glad tidings for the New Year.....
» 23/12/2014 3:03:36 PM Happy Hanukkah (December 16, 2014) and Merry Christmas David Singer Yes Monis the Bastard.....
» 23/12/2014 2:49:19 PM If Indonesian President Jokowi wants to re-ignite tensions with Australia in 2015 then exe.....
» 23/12/2014 8:21:58 AM Shadow Minister Given Bruce Haigh wrote the offending article - who is Craig?.....
» 21/12/2014 8:51:28 PM Aidan Watch this SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) move from the nuclear sub pod and through sh.....
» 21/12/2014 6:31:03 PM Aidan The Virginia has a comprehensive suite of surveillance sensors which would be great.....
» 21/12/2014 4:47:03 PM http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_display.asp?cid=4100&ct=4&tid=100 : The nuclear powered.....
» 21/12/2014 3:11:30 PM With the replacement today of David Johnston, as Defence Minister, by Kevin Andrews the su.....
» 20/12/2014 9:35:56 PM http://youtu.be/mpL0Q2OSRwQ.....
» 20/12/2014 8:49:53 PM Giday Bruce Here's your poor victim of society Monis the mercifully Dead Terrorist http:/.....
» 20/12/2014 7:53:20 PM Dearest LEGO On this Holy Night (+ 5 sleeps) is not only your true self (not the Banjo R.....
» 19/12/2014 7:28:53 PM Dear Arjay (and all other paranoids) Here's the Senator Brandis Christmas Carol. (Tune:.....
» 19/12/2014 5:49:44 PM Thanks Albie Manton in Darwin Joseph Goebbels : “If you tell a lie big enough and keep re.....
» 19/12/2014 12:24:34 PM Dear Bruce We need to say categorically and on reflection that we were mis-informed regar.....
» 19/12/2014 10:57:48 AM MONIS VICTIM OF OUR SOCIETY! Check out Haigh's OLO article today where he basically says .....
» 19/12/2014 10:16:47 AM Haigh. It doesn't matter what type of relationship you had with Monis. Where you say Mo.....
» 18/12/2014 3:29:55 PM FROM ABOVE Channel Seven's studio in Martin Place is located directly across from the caf.....
» 18/12/2014 3:29:43 PM Today's 18/12/2014 SMH article - All about what we've been discussing in this thread! htt.....
» 17/12/2014 8:49:09 PM Thanks SteeleRedux and Is Mise The information or views you've provided are valuable. It.....
» 17/12/2014 12:21:52 PM Hi Hasbeen Spot on. It appears that because a: Militant Muslim Preacher Is a Protected .....
» 17/12/2014 9:41:20 AM Why didn't they shoot Monis earlier? TV cameras caught pictures of Monis face-head looki.....
» 17/12/2014 8:53:05 AM Hi Bazz Our armed forces (destroyers soon, frigates, new Landing Helicopter Docks, Super .....
» 17/12/2014 8:29:27 AM Monis the Bastard Was a special multicultural category all Australians are in love with. .....
» 16/12/2014 4:14:57 PM But Hasbeen Is not Islam the religion of peace? That is the constant soma* message we a.....
» 16/12/2014 2:54:20 PM Hi Bazz If there's no fuel available there's no Australian economy to defend - so we have.....
» 16/12/2014 12:59:48 PM Dear MHalblaub Thanks for the info on the 1954 etc tonnage restrictions on West German Na.....
» 15/12/2014 3:51:22 PM Given the Chocolate Shop Siege going on right now in Martin Place (Sydney) may Melbourne b.....
» 15/12/2014 3:41:51 PM Given the Chocolate Shop Siege going on right now in Martin Place (Sydney) about the only .....
» 15/12/2014 12:32:39 PM Hi Bazz I agree that our politicians should give greater weight to strategic common sense.....
» 15/12/2014 12:15:29 PM Hi Hasbeen Of course we're limited to our opinions rather than having all-seeing correct .....
» 14/12/2014 6:28:12 PM No diesel imports to = no trucks + no regional or rural trains = NO AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY... .....
» 13/12/2014 10:14:47 AM Hi MHalblaub Australia's current-future submarine needs are far different from Germany's .....
» 12/12/2014 3:12:26 PM Hi LEGO Yes just 6 subs makes sense due also to the advantages of network centric warfare.....
» 11/12/2014 10:05:44 PM Hi MHalblaub and AlexJ Thanks for your comments. I see Australia ultimately needing two c.....
» 11/12/2014 3:13:52 PM Hi Malcolm 'Paddy' King, Rhrosty and Hasbeen As things stand at the moment I think ASC bu.....
» 11/12/2014 1:36:56 PM Hi Hasbeen and Rhrosty A major advantage of my proposal for just 6 existing (less expensi.....
» 11/12/2014 12:16:47 PM Hi Rhrosty You raise many interesting issues which I'll respond to over several posts. .....
» 10/12/2014 4:33:29 PM Hi Cobber Re "It's just a pity there isn't a fed election in a couple of weeks.".....
» 10/12/2014 12:49:20 PM With the Greens winning a second seat (of Prahan (it is being recounted) http://www.theage.....
» 10/12/2014 10:46:02 AM Yes the Liberal-Labor vote could have gone either way. It could also be argued that many.....
» 9/12/2014 3:05:23 PM Hi Aidan Definitley. Pete.....
» 9/12/2014 12:43:23 PM Hi Suseonline Don't get me started on Abbott. In a moment of wrong-headed weakness I vote.....
» 8/12/2014 5:01:13 PM I am on unfamiliar territory in praying to the multiple-faith God in hoping, nay pleading,.....
» 3/12/2014 8:27:16 AM Beware of Israelis bearing gifts - Aye Mr Kapetopoulos :).....
» 2/12/2014 12:37:19 PM Hi MHalblaub Noting this is your first ever OLO post - welcome to OLO :) My spies tell m.....
» 2/12/2014 10:56:28 AM And ten years ago it was David Hookes Whose death outside a Pub Put him on the way to Sain.....
» 1/12/2014 12:35:26 PM WHAT ASC STANDS FOR: ASC has been established as a magnet for Federal government Dollars .....
» 28/11/2014 3:06:45 PM With the author claiming: "Undermining the United States' influence in the region, C.....
» 27/11/2014 10:50:53 AM "The Jews are a peculiar people: Things permitted to other nations are forbidden to t.....
» 26/11/2014 6:41:05 PM Hi Yuyutsu Your suspicions are well taken. Netanyahu definitely ain't that wise ;-) Ch.....
» 26/11/2014 5:02:34 PM Hi David Singer Here's more Netanyahu quotes: “It is said that every people has the Gove.....
» 25/11/2014 8:11:35 AM Netanyahu - some years ago: "And by the way, a piece of news, Israel is the one coun.....
» 25/11/2014 8:06:21 AM True European dictators: 1939=Hitler, Mussolini 2014=Putin Yellow Peril: 1939=Japan .....
» 24/11/2014 3:25:40 PM Hi David G Yes the US economy has some (although not total) reliance on defence industry......
» 24/11/2014 1:36:55 PM Its a worry that IS is propping up the economy of much of Iraq and Syria as it actually se.....
» 24/11/2014 11:43:36 AM Oh Bugger! Rhrosty like a seagull to a chip you always get your jottings-ignoring-paragr.....
» 24/11/2014 11:38:41 AM With $Billions being thrown at the Australian Defence Force, AFP, ASIO, State Police over .....
» 23/11/2014 9:32:02 PM Hi G'dayBruce I was talking about me not you when I said - "But being negative is ju.....
» 23/11/2014 3:33:04 PM Hi Hasbeen Its great that you triumphed in the defence of Australia - not against the ene.....
» 23/11/2014 3:03:14 PM G'dayBruce Doesn't take considered German like planning over decades. Its all so obvious......
» 23/11/2014 1:45:14 PM Building an industrial base is all about intelligently drawing on the lessons and products.....
» 22/11/2014 1:01:29 PM Hi Rhrosty Imagination is a good thing. Yes so much is possible for Australia in the sub.....
» 21/11/2014 8:40:23 PM Dear Arjay I'll have you know that that was the USS Donald Duck. But most seriously Vladi.....
» 21/11/2014 4:12:17 PM Hi halduell 1. Twas the author (a good mate of mine) who brought up the Mistral-Russia li.....
» 21/11/2014 3:49:06 PM Brave Sir Rhrosty As is often your want you ere on the side of nationalist science fictio.....
» 21/11/2014 11:40:04 AM Hi Halduell Your Mistral, Ukraine, France in NATO theory, probably doesn't hold water. Ma.....
» 20/11/2014 11:30:56 PM Hi Yuyutsu He's not "below" British justice. Instead of being locked up years a.....
» 20/11/2014 7:21:17 PM Unfortunately Sir Rhrosty CNG (just a bit better than LPG?) is only of marginal benefit h.....
» 20/11/2014 1:41:30 PM But Rhrosty Remember China's aspiring Middle Class. China - already choking smog in its.....
» 20/11/2014 10:49:05 AM Too right Keith The two weeks of summits in the region seemed largely vacuous - politicia.....
» 20/11/2014 10:26:59 AM The person in question is a private citizen, not above British justice, skipped bail and s.....
» 17/11/2014 8:10:44 PM Hi Susan Thankyou for the article - sad. It goes to prove cancer sucks - especially cance.....
» 17/11/2014 11:03:23 AM Dear Anshin I meant to say thanks for your reply and your excellent article. Your article.....
» 15/11/2014 7:25:03 PM Hi Anshin I see that above is your very first OLO comment. I therefore consider myself fo.....
» 14/11/2014 6:26:54 PM runner Before you kissed the Bishop's ring - He (never She of course) should have told yo.....
» 14/11/2014 2:18:07 PM Thanks yvonne People certainly read things more if the wording is amusing - even if the s.....
» 14/11/2014 2:09:34 PM Peter Lang You exhibit the regrettable tone of a fervent engineer for whom all considerat.....
» 14/11/2014 1:52:22 PM I don't want to disturb the Three Pillar explanation which I'm confident is part of a Powe.....
» 14/11/2014 1:03:20 PM Its no mystery that the Bible was heavily edited word-by-word by a self-interested band of.....
» 14/11/2014 12:47:14 PM Hi David McMullen A great article - and your comment above is well aimed. Nuclear power c.....
» 13/11/2014 3:25:26 PM Hi stevenlmeyer I agree with your non-ideological, science based arguments. --- In cont.....
» 12/11/2014 3:20:53 PM G'day Peter Lang Nice comparitive cost calculations, but... Too bad nuclear remains a po.....
» 12/11/2014 11:49:09 AM An excellent article with reasonable, balanced comments. One technology not mentioned is .....
» 10/11/2014 4:01:53 PM Yes we fathers are all deficient and need expensive re-educating... The author oddly retu.....
» 6/11/2014 6:58:34 PM That Netanyahu has national security policies destructive to Israel is demonstrated by all.....
» 5/11/2014 12:02:05 PM That Abbott's and broader Australian feelings on ANZAC and Remembrance don't tick the boxe.....
» 29/10/2014 7:09:44 PM Hi Duncan Graham Another excellent commentary on the rise of Jokowi. Some great imagery .....
» 29/10/2014 4:44:06 PM runner I do not want to trivialise the import of the youtube you provide - at https://www.....
» 29/10/2014 2:58:14 PM CORRECTIONS made in CAPITALS below: Richard's statement is incorrect when he states: &qu.....
» 29/10/2014 2:52:43 PM Richard's statement is incorrect when he states: "After all, in reality, there has n.....
» 27/10/2014 8:08:59 PM Mad as Hell (best show on TV this side of the lovely Good Wife of course) on Abbott http:/.....
» 27/10/2014 4:43:54 PM Tis true David G Gibbering cretins all. And there'll be a whole talkfest of them at G20 B.....
» 27/10/2014 3:44:02 PM Thanks for the reply runner I recommend several convict ships full of "bent" pr.....
» 27/10/2014 12:45:09 PM Where the author proclaims "act­resses' knowingly sluttish poses" Would the aut.....
» 27/10/2014 10:44:57 AM Yeah Arjay I reckon if we had more nationalists like Putin, who have loads of nuclear wea.....
» 24/10/2014 7:41:02 PM Dearest Davo Singo As you most wantonly disregard my charitably provided info on your lam.....
» 24/10/2014 11:18:03 AM Returning to the tragedy in Ottawa, Canada. A bit too much spin by way of official Canadi.....
» 24/10/2014 10:18:08 AM Back to Jim Green Next you'll be knocking the benefits of nuclear war. Have you no human.....
» 24/10/2014 6:51:16 AM CORRECTION Mao's Long March was in the 1930s (October 1934–October 1935) The bitter stru.....
» 24/10/2014 6:37:25 AM Hi Arjay Yes despotic countries like Russia may use false-flag operations to justify the .....
» 23/10/2014 8:08:36 PM Hi David Singer Where you say "The idea that China and Iran should offer any help to.....
» 23/10/2014 3:12:56 PM Hey halduell Bet you can't prove that it wasn't MH17 that smashed into the South Tower of.....
» 23/10/2014 1:46:02 PM REVENGE TERRORISM IN CANADA? One a different matter “New Comments” have been closed for m.....
» 23/10/2014 9:34:08 AM Hey Jim I'm really concerned mate. All your articles about nuclear dangers are likely to.....
» 23/10/2014 9:25:56 AM "Skirt-fronting" of course means heterosexual sex a la missionary. I thought th.....
» 23/10/2014 9:17:08 AM Gough had excessive hubris (pride, arrogance) that pulled him down especially in an Austra.....
» 22/10/2014 10:55:43 PM Hi spindoc Just after WWII the US perceived Vietnam as a French colony that needed to ret.....
» 22/10/2014 7:17:36 PM Gerry of Mentone The Vietnamese had previously experienced Japanese occupation and millen.....
» 22/10/2014 1:29:54 PM Hi Arjay Thanks for the support. On another matter the US was worried that Gough and his .....
» 17/10/2014 4:19:37 PM Hi Bill Yours is one of the more important and balanced security commentaries to be publi.....
» 13/10/2014 3:32:34 PM Dear Rhrosty Yee only have one more post today to redeem yourself. Repent man. Time be ti.....
» 13/10/2014 11:26:06 AM An excellent article by Dr Patricia Edgar and Dr Don Edgar. I was particularly struck by:.....
» 12/10/2014 1:35:53 PM EmperorJulian Nice try. Syria's President Assad is notoriously Islamic sectarian and the.....
» 10/10/2014 11:37:15 AM Intel from Pete :) "Secret Russian spy base in Syria seized by Western-backed rebels.....
» 9/10/2014 12:23:54 PM The article sorely needed a link to the Open Letter. This is very probably the Open Letter.....
» 8/10/2014 2:49:32 PM Damn the climate (torpedos?) full economic growth speed ahead!.....
» 8/10/2014 2:45:33 PM With a fairly decent ability to fight and command of enough oil (in Iraq) to fund - the Ku.....
» 8/10/2014 2:27:38 PM Hi Jim Your arguments and the connections are quite valid. However they are weakened by I.....
» 6/10/2014 5:48:12 PM But seriously Jokowi is likely to suffer from being a moderate, centrist, like Obama. Tho.....
» 6/10/2014 4:29:28 PM halduell I disagree. Some may call Obama a pathetic, wimp, running dog of America's secur.....
» 6/10/2014 1:45:12 PM Hi runner In appreciation for us being as one on this point here's another religious skit.....
» 6/10/2014 1:21:39 PM @runner Just for you http://youtu.be/gDnE-5lD7w8 ;-) With even some National and Liberal.....
» 6/10/2014 11:51:46 AM Methinks Dave has it in for Mr Sims. Seems Dave would prefer open slather market power by.....
» 6/10/2014 11:34:17 AM In an Australia where the politics of Indonesia are about as obscure as those of Banglades.....
» 6/10/2014 9:52:29 AM Aidan Oy be agreein wid Paddy. Saemus O'Bignob.....
» 5/10/2014 2:18:18 PM Hi Is Mise I suggest don't get Arjay started. He's a 9/11 "Truth" nut you know......
» 5/10/2014 2:14:01 PM 50% chance that Hong Kong authorities will clear the protesters late tonight - Monday morn.....
» 4/10/2014 5:59:06 PM Dear Davo G I'll sicc another David, David S on to you. Ramming a Torah where the sun don.....
» 4/10/2014 5:19:24 PM Hi loco-Arjay So where does that leave the two worst Great Terrors of the 20th Century - .....
» 4/10/2014 3:38:47 PM Directly addressing the author's title-question: "Are we winning or losing the war on.....
» 4/10/2014 11:22:57 AM As expected quite violent counter-demonstrators (probably organised by the Party and those.....
» 3/10/2014 8:16:24 PM Looks like the student protester's smartphones are being tapped by China's Ministry of Sta.....
» 3/10/2014 5:27:02 PM From speechers late last night the Hong Kong government is apparently considering student .....
» 3/10/2014 3:43:37 PM Perhaps have Israel rule over Adiladistan? Then hook up a huge desalinator to a nuclear .....
» 3/10/2014 1:11:09 PM Its always a pleasure to read Malcolm King's portents of doom about the City of Churches o.....
» 3/10/2014 12:10:36 PM Dear OLO Brothers and Sista Are your lives dull, leftwing and way too peaceloving? Well .....
» 2/10/2014 5:37:20 PM Hi Joe Its difficult to argue with you - as you're good-natured and probably right. Here.....
» 2/10/2014 1:13:05 PM Giday Jimmy So what your saying Beijing-Moscow apologist is that you refuse to condemn Be.....
» 2/10/2014 12:48:05 PM Looks like the shopkeepers of HK are revolting against the protestors. The protestors have.....
» 2/10/2014 12:34:28 PM Hi Joe Your such an idealist. But even the good burghers of Baghdad don't want the privil.....
» 2/10/2014 11:51:31 AM Hi Joe Our 8 Super Hornets have been sitting on the hot tarmac of the Al Minhad Air Base .....
» 2/10/2014 11:40:53 AM Giday James O'Neill So what's your pernicious leftwing take on responsibility for the Tia.....
» 2/10/2014 11:34:35 AM Bribe needed for our 8 Super Hornets in Iraq? On the week long delay for Iraqi permission.....
» 1/10/2014 9:29:59 PM Hi James Sounds like the Third International - all those so-called "progressive&quo.....
» 1/10/2014 2:14:16 PM As nuclear energy is THE way for Real Men who are ambituous engineers to be allocated taxp.....
» 1/10/2014 11:51:26 AM Hi Rhrosty What you say may be true. Then may be not. I think Taiwan will be gradually in.....
» 1/10/2014 10:50:53 AM Its HUGE!! http://youtu.be/Q0Cs5P7oP80.....
» 30/09/2014 3:10:48 PM Coalition airstrikes don't seem to be slowing down IS's steady expansion in Iraq and Syria.....
» 30/09/2014 1:15:10 PM Coalition airstrikes appear not proving sufficient to slow down IS's steady growth in Iraq.....
» 30/09/2014 11:02:47 AM Hi ConservativeHippie Don't worry about the odd cretin crawling on this thread. With a n.....
» 29/09/2014 10:58:12 PM How are some airstrikes conducted? First UK SAS "smash" teams carry out reconna.....
» 29/09/2014 6:10:00 PM Do you reckon this new Mspy surveillance product, for the whole family and your employer, .....
» 29/09/2014 5:40:35 PM Hi Joe Along the lines you say the US appears to be playing a pretty shrewd game - pullin.....
» 29/09/2014 5:08:42 PM Hi Armchair Critic Thanks for the links. Its only a matter of time before Australian Sup.....
» 29/09/2014 12:56:36 PM When a slow-motion massacre has unfolded over the course of [40] months, it's easy to lose.....
» 28/09/2014 10:54:27 PM Despite Abbott's revised wording that Australia has some latitude not to join the Iraq war.....
» 28/09/2014 5:53:06 PM Well Brother Joe Agree its not the last word. Depends what you call "bully". I.....
» 28/09/2014 12:59:20 PM Hi Joe Politicians embody policies - ripe for ad hominem commentary. Being tough and manl.....
» 28/09/2014 12:39:22 PM Now that Abbott has flown the RAAF and SAS elements to the Middle East he's trying to have.....
» 28/09/2014 9:17:47 AM Ojnab-Nutjob? Don't get your hopes up. Shakespeare you're not. With your statement: &qu.....
» 27/09/2014 7:46:46 PM Hi ConservativeHippie While David G has his heart in the right place James O'Neill has ex.....
» 27/09/2014 4:43:33 PM Dave Methinks you're an idealist (a Gandhi) while I'm a realist (a nuclear armed India). .....
» 27/09/2014 1:21:35 PM Yes we live in a septic tank. But would China's more extreme version of Capitalism and Ru.....
» 27/09/2014 1:17:20 PM G'day Dave Having an ally, the US, which has been very much like Australia since 1788 do.....
» 27/09/2014 11:08:33 AM LEGO and David G I rejoice in being a Centrist between the extremes of: - White Australi.....
» 26/09/2014 5:20:19 PM Giday James O'Neill Your incessant, bloody-minded, Putin foreign policy outlook hereby qu.....
» 26/09/2014 5:09:15 PM ConservativeHippie As one should adjust strategy to changing conditions Peter Coates has .....
» 26/09/2014 1:17:06 PM Having thought about it some more: Maybe its better to fight IS in the Middle East with a.....
» 26/09/2014 11:52:48 AM Might it be better to fight IS in the Middle East with accurate jet bombing - rather than .....
» 26/09/2014 11:29:45 AM Murdoch's News Limited and some other media corporations do indeed love the free (for them.....
» 25/09/2014 8:16:19 PM Something all those serious about terrorism raids should watch and question: http://www.a.....
» 25/09/2014 6:02:39 PM Dearest LEGO You being a closet septic, white supremicist, an all. Its time to pay homag.....
» 25/09/2014 1:12:59 PM Hi David G, Rhrosty and Raycom Airstrikes involve grim theatre that make this style of wa.....
» 25/09/2014 11:38:50 AM It is telling the the rightwingers of this thread don't even support Obama when Obama laun.....
» 24/09/2014 1:16:25 PM Hi Joe No question about the Melbourne outrage. Only comfort that there've been few. Equ.....
» 24/09/2014 12:01:41 PM Hi Dave S I'm writing a Syria OLO article with some very nice websites. Nice for the Wes.....
» 24/09/2014 11:10:16 AM On the title question "President Obama got it right about Ebola. Will Australia?".....
» 23/09/2014 7:01:59 PM G'day Joe I don't think I'll put up $100 - not because Abbott wouldn't think hangin wasn'.....
» 23/09/2014 6:34:37 PM Hi David Singer The US has heeded Israel's (or even your article's) advice and just gone .....
» 23/09/2014 6:20:03 PM It appears that Abbott's couple of months of National Security crisis creation is not winn.....
» 23/09/2014 3:52:55 PM Hi Grim An even more fitting example of use of a bunker to fire anti-ship missiles was in.....
» 23/09/2014 3:02:36 PM Hi Albie Manton in Darwin Granted. When the Muslim-Christian-Buddhist-Hindu Indonesians p.....
» 22/09/2014 11:46:41 PM OLO’s anti-Muslims If reports are true that New Zealand might adopt the Silver Fern Flag .....
» 22/09/2014 9:15:42 PM But who will take over Australia first - the Chinese Communists armed with H-Bombs or the .....
» 22/09/2014 6:46:35 PM Looks like the OLO article has triggered something: Not only Bobble Head* Bill Shorten's .....
» 22/09/2014 6:00:23 PM Hi Jay Of Melbourne Interesting ideas. But parents would have their work cut out even mon.....
» 22/09/2014 1:04:54 PM Hi JF Aus Re your "Where is debate about alternative and peaceful solutions?" .....
» 22/09/2014 12:34:01 PM For once I agree with Pilger. While Clive Palmer holds the defacto power of Prime Ministe.....
» 22/09/2014 12:21:04 PM I'm wondering why the author - Dr. Alon Ben-Meir's - blanket prescription for the Middle E.....
» 21/09/2014 11:13:24 PM @onthebeach Time to get a sense of humour like people in the SAS. Naughty --- On Thurs.....
» 21/09/2014 6:19:13 PM I don't consider myself a member of Action Man Abbott's Team Australia but Team America ht.....
» 21/09/2014 3:54:36 PM Theories are ludicrous and pernicious that ISIL is led by a Jewish person or that the West.....
» 21/09/2014 12:26:21 PM Is the Government exploiting Thursday's terrorism raids by placing terrorism legislation b.....
» 20/09/2014 10:07:57 PM Hi Jay Of Melbourne Your 5.58 comment was really onto something which hadn't occured to m.....
» 20/09/2014 5:35:55 PM Hi Joe-Loudmouth Much of what you say is true. My main concern with Western “boots…” is t.....
» 19/09/2014 9:30:36 PM So far: THOSE WRONG - G'dayBruce, Loudmouth, ozzie, Cody, rehctub, SILLER, Hasbeen, Conse.....
» 19/09/2014 5:55:46 PM National Security Action Man Abbott ...is about to turn the next Parliamentary Session i.....
» 19/09/2014 2:30:44 PM Well said Daffy Duck It is easier to swallow Abbotts "humanitarian" WAR in Iraq.....
» 19/09/2014 12:04:33 PM As some sage said "In the end do we seriously think that after a decade of the US fig.....
» 18/09/2014 6:19:40 PM I am......
» 18/09/2014 12:38:23 PM Graham is right that donations to politicians should be allowed. This will prevent all pol.....
» 17/09/2014 6:39:39 PM Of course bagpipes don't put food on the table. But countries are often created or returne.....
» 17/09/2014 1:40:22 PM Rhrosty I gag on me Scotch n haggis larrrddie. Your claim "The Celts have lead the .....
» 17/09/2014 12:19:44 PM If there is a majority YES vote in Scotland what a dreary country Scotland will be. Popul.....
» 16/09/2014 3:09:41 PM Aye FourEyes I agree with you. From my perspective maintenance of Scotland's main defenc.....
» 16/09/2014 2:54:31 PM Hi Albie Manton in Darwin Thanks for your post. When in the Public Service I also experie.....
» 16/09/2014 10:13:28 AM Hi David G. I agree buying Japanese diesel subs is crazy. Even senior Japanese military a.....
» 16/09/2014 9:44:41 AM Hi Grim Firstly - regarding "putting words into other mouths" I can't get the v.....
» 15/09/2014 6:35:28 PM Hi Bazz, Hasbeen and AlexJ The vulnerability of supplies for oil fueled subs are certainl.....
» 15/09/2014 5:56:25 PM Thus is sarioz buzzinezz RRRhrrrroorrrsty Just watch a cupla minutes of "Fake A Scot.....
» 15/09/2014 10:22:34 AM Hi David Singer Thankyou for asking. See: - Edward Snowden: should Australians be worrie.....
» 14/09/2014 8:50:38 PM Night Night Arjay. But check teddy first. When you pull teddy apart and find no camera -.....
» 14/09/2014 3:35:04 PM Hi Ojnab If you can't sense that my latest post above in this thread is: - sarcasticall.....
» 14/09/2014 2:39:14 PM Hi Loudmouth As a fellow surfer in Team Australia I'm all for it mate. The more troops an.....
» 14/09/2014 2:03:41 PM Abbott, Australia's National Security PM, announced an hour ago the following Australian f.....
» 14/09/2014 1:47:01 PM Hi Rhrosty I admire your pluck, panache and je ne sais quoi. Australia needs a military i.....
» 14/09/2014 1:07:59 PM G'dayBruce What you seeking would require a major cultural, political and economic shift .....
» 14/09/2014 12:38:09 PM Hi Grim I think in the face of increasing Chinese encroachments near Australia having the.....
» 13/09/2014 5:51:49 PM Hi David Singer This would be a good topic about Israel for your next article: "Isr.....
» 13/09/2014 11:16:32 AM Hi Arjay It being childrens hour you better avert your eyes as Justin Bieber pulls out hi.....
» 12/09/2014 4:16:11 PM G'day Grim and G'dayBruce Cost (be it typified as bean-counting) is still important. Issu.....
» 12/09/2014 2:04:41 PM Look Rhrosty, Hasbeen and David G. Don't knock Pilger's slavishly pro-Russian views on Uk.....
» 12/09/2014 1:16:32 PM @tomw The argument that Australia buy subs of the existing European size eg. 2,000 tonnes.....
» 12/09/2014 12:18:16 PM The comments above present all of the conflicting submarine build considerations that have.....
» 11/09/2014 10:57:04 AM While my dog's bitch is a geriatric punk I am not......
» 10/09/2014 2:19:23 PM Relatively little interest in Israel at present compared to Iraq and Ukraine. However th.....
» 6/09/2014 9:30:59 PM Dearest G'dayBruce On this, this Saturday night, as I prepare to meat ram my babe (a full.....
» 6/09/2014 11:16:51 AM AdrianD Much of what you say is true. But it is especiously hard to generalise about Indi.....
» 5/09/2014 4:21:18 PM http://www.newsbiscuit.com/2014/08/25/holiday-companies-to-offer-is-selfie-execution-packa.....
» 5/09/2014 12:48:22 PM Dave Sweeney You must be feeling good and Green. But India has alternative Uranium suppl.....
» 4/09/2014 11:16:01 PM We in the West individual Have the benefit of ELECTIVE wars. We can pick and choose. Li.....
» 4/09/2014 10:09:03 PM Well the ISIS videos suggest that after 2 Yanks a Brit is next and then ... all helpful An.....
» 4/09/2014 5:24:46 PM Don't worry Miss Kellie About the preceding 4 comments of ignorant blokedom. For they c.....
» 4/09/2014 1:30:53 PM You are spot on Kellie Tranter. ISIS may well direct homegrown terrorists to exact reveng.....
» 2/09/2014 2:25:22 PM Hi Duncan Graham Here's the text of the "Joint Understanding" http://www.theaus.....
» 2/09/2014 12:48:40 PM This article swings between superficial and ignorant. The article negatively talks of: -.....
» 30/08/2014 2:41:08 PM Hi Rhrosty Yep you've sadly "missed something". The solar policies were always .....
» 29/08/2014 1:41:33 PM Hi Cambo If pensioners invested large sums in solar panels they sound too rich to be equi.....
» 29/08/2014 1:22:04 PM Well said David Leyonhjelm. Set us free. Pete.....
» 28/08/2014 9:47:09 PM Hi Rhrosty I'll have a look at http://youtu.be/ayIyiVua8cY the youtube based on the book .....
» 28/08/2014 2:18:36 PM Hi Rhrosty I had a word to God and he reckoned he can give you strength if you organise M.....
» 28/08/2014 12:35:08 PM This is a super article, simply super. Rumour has it that AirBnB is increasing being uti.....
» 27/08/2014 9:25:14 PM Hi Rhrosty Time to commit yourself to Hari Krishna with a dull plastic sword. 1. Yes Chi.....
» 27/08/2014 1:48:10 PM Yes and its crucial that the Australian taxpayer is exposed to extremely high financial ri.....
» 27/08/2014 12:02:36 PM Yes Rhrosty and nowhereman Australia should be the test site for all nuclear technologies.....
» 26/08/2014 3:51:00 PM Rhrosty, Peter Lang, Curmudgeon, Grumbler, Hasbeen and Jayb Nuclear waste dumps are an in.....
» 25/08/2014 7:39:46 PM No worries G'dayBruce Who needs the environment anyway? :) Pete.....
» 25/08/2014 1:36:43 PM Having pipelines from gasfields to vast onshore facilities in Australia are increasingly s.....
» 24/08/2014 12:27:08 PM Thanks Proud to be Indonesian I've been almost totally ignorant about Jokowi though more .....
» 22/08/2014 5:48:41 PM Congrats imajulianutter I hear you're inviting all of us OLO commenters to the Wedding? .....
» 22/08/2014 2:05:56 PM It is our belief that the African-Americans of Fergurson are political dissidents who shou.....
» 22/08/2014 1:58:09 PM Whoa Rhrosty! Stream of consciousness man. Time to keep off them chemicals http://youtu.....
» 22/08/2014 1:46:22 PM Like Afghanistan Ukraine appears to be full of corruption and the very opposite of a sound.....
» 22/08/2014 12:53:08 PM Yes individual The flag I'm proposing has that pleasing lack of Instrument of Authority w.....
» 22/08/2014 12:38:57 PM Hi Proud to be Indonesian Yes it seems Prabowo Subianto has been unsuccessful. Where Dun.....
» 22/08/2014 12:03:39 PM As the years go buy, once the urge for horizontal sex becomes a memory there is always sim.....
» 22/08/2014 12:18:00 AM Hi Hasbeen Thanks for the info. I'm glad you gave up Formula 1 and 2 and that you're sti.....
» 21/08/2014 8:21:57 PM Hi runner I understand churchmen are some of the biggest customers of sex workers. Sex wo.....
» 21/08/2014 1:40:05 PM Hi SilverInCanberra Yours is one of the better comments on OLO that I've read in some tim.....
» 21/08/2014 1:22:20 PM Hasbeen Maybe "their natural cattiness coming out" was too rough on them at tha.....
» 21/08/2014 12:44:00 PM Rhrosty "why buy the cow, when you can get the milk for free!?" Your Gran was .....
» 21/08/2014 12:17:37 PM As prostitution is a somewhat more venerated profession than politics it is only a rumour .....
» 21/08/2014 11:26:27 AM If Joko win's this next and final? stage today will Subianto be organising coup? Indonesi.....
» 21/08/2014 1:54:08 AM Thanks Killarney and Suseonline A new flag push, of course, won't occur under Abbott. How.....
» 20/08/2014 6:08:05 PM Dear runner (aka Danger Man Abbott) But what if Prime Minister Milne disagreed with my pl.....
» 20/08/2014 1:21:22 PM Yeah Rhrosty Count Australia into every war that's going. As Parliamentarians said in Br.....
» 20/08/2014 12:59:50 PM It is the will of God that the Church order women to return to the kitchen and become perf.....
» 20/08/2014 12:43:21 PM The proposal seems to be encapsulated by Peace Research Centre* which is a very good idea .....
» 20/08/2014 12:19:16 PM The Royal Navy ensign (existing flag) ill befits our wide brown land girt by sea and SUVs......
» 19/08/2014 8:09:06 PM Hi SPQR Kylie Mole's delivery is so ultra articulate, despite the slang. Quite the opposi.....
» 19/08/2014 3:34:06 PM There are err's from yiz and youse but then there are outrageous foreign accents that bord.....
» 18/08/2014 11:39:29 AM With wars becoming less lethal should there perhaps be more of them? The alternative of a.....
» 18/08/2014 11:30:46 AM In this most excellent article I comment thus: "But if the electorate is really conc.....
» 18/08/2014 11:00:35 AM And you worship Saint Edward Snowden, the successful crim, how?.....
» 17/08/2014 10:55:35 PM Hi Incomuicardo While its tempting to have non-politician, authoritarian General-Junta ty.....
» 17/08/2014 12:19:36 PM Thanks Rhrosty Can you please put me down for 3 of them thar thorium reactors, just the b.....
» 17/08/2014 11:45:48 AM Yes......
» 17/08/2014 11:39:55 AM As scientists estimate that we should commence severe climate reduction measures NOW so we.....
» 16/08/2014 7:00:06 PM Thanks SPQR For the heads-up. I never even dreamt that Arjay, chock-full of visions of D.....
» 16/08/2014 6:24:35 PM spindoc Yee don't want to be poking fun at the phallic symbolism of my awesomely, humungu.....
» 16/08/2014 4:29:49 PM First Rhrosty May I say you are a stout fellow and British to the booties. Being a pressu.....
» 16/08/2014 11:17:33 AM Sorry spindoc The "gobbler" reference, I admit, was a little low. Aside from th.....
» 16/08/2014 10:08:24 AM Aggromist Tide goes out - the sea level drops. Next question. Pete.....
» 16/08/2014 10:02:38 AM spindoc I strongly resent YOUR imputation that Tubby-go-Hockey is a poonanni gobbler. He.....
» 16/08/2014 9:34:29 AM Yeh it was the West that started ISIS. Watch this training film in explosives http://yout.....
» 15/08/2014 5:36:53 PM Hi Is Mise Earl's Court is still popular with Aussies and Kiwis in London. But they are .....
» 15/08/2014 4:39:39 PM Yes Peter Lang Not only the Left "has the monopoly on " off-hand, ideologically.....
» 15/08/2014 4:00:20 PM The perfect job opportunity: SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR IN TUVALU Pays 10 coconuts a week!.....
» 15/08/2014 3:41:51 PM Tanveer Ahmed, as a psychiatrist and Indian-Muslim-Australian is to be commended for an ex.....
» 15/08/2014 10:52:51 AM spindoc It shows both our contentions are correct rather than contradictory: The US, whi.....
» 14/08/2014 8:02:31 PM Sure G'dayBruce Snowden's rich, got sweet gals and lovin it. In 2013-2014 "Snowden .....
» 14/08/2014 5:54:33 PM Hi spindoc I know you have good intentions but oil and the opportunity to dominate an oil.....
» 14/08/2014 5:16:22 PM diver dan No its not blown out of proportion: After preliminary agitation by anti-Jewish.....
» 14/08/2014 3:34:56 PM But Jay Aren't you so anti-Semitic you consider Holocaust deniers a pack of wet poofs? I.....
» 14/08/2014 3:29:34 PM But look at Edward Snowden's whistle-blowing on a grand scale. The bloke is in gravy. Bugg.....
» 14/08/2014 3:13:17 PM After preliminary agitation by anti-Jewish people Jewish Schools and schoolchildren overse.....
» 14/08/2014 2:56:36 PM Hey Malcolm 'Paddy' King That Professor Ricard Blandy piece is back http://www.adelaideno.....
» 14/08/2014 2:50:24 PM Adelaide has never been the same since Premier Don Dunstan's pink pants departed. http://e.....
» 14/08/2014 11:04:35 AM Good news to those lucky few who are not Muslims in Iraq. Australia's own national securi.....
» 13/08/2014 7:56:25 PM Hi James O'Neill I appreciate your being somewhat more civil. I respect the desire of man.....
» 13/08/2014 5:34:19 PM Also Is Mise I also support Yuyutsu's calls for Australian nuclear weapons for peace (for.....
» 13/08/2014 4:59:48 PM Oh runner There you go about SEX again. Sex, sex, sex. Is it too big, is it too small? Is.....
» 13/08/2014 4:51:11 PM The author, perhaps positioning himself for a berth in the Murdoch press, is incorrect. O.....
» 13/08/2014 1:23:55 PM But Rhrosty I feel Mr Stafford is saying the Ukrainian leadership epitomises all the inef.....
» 13/08/2014 12:46:09 PM Vot with Ariel and Singer featured today the humour is more than voyth a shekel. Time lik.....
» 13/08/2014 12:32:30 PM Another laudable and logical article. Not even the unfortunate name "Wiesel" a .....
» 12/08/2014 10:52:08 PM Hi Yuyutsu I agree that Australia will need nuclear weapons because we are too distant fr.....
» 12/08/2014 3:07:55 PM Hi romingfree Thanks for your comments. Notwithstanding Bush's 2003 invasion Iraq was alr.....
» 12/08/2014 1:46:18 PM James O'Neill While your brain-mass wouldn't topple off a pinhead, let alone a postage st.....
» 12/08/2014 12:12:28 PM mdelmege and Arjay After some anti-Western, anti-humanitarian articles on Iraq have featu.....
» 12/08/2014 12:07:29 AM Fear Not Susie Being a cross between Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Flashheart* in my imaginatio.....
» 11/08/2014 8:40:11 PM Right Jay That was below the belt of totally misunderstood Adolf suggesting he started WW.....
» 11/08/2014 8:28:01 PM Killarney I rejoiced in the term gynophiliac, suspecting I am one and applauded your smit.....
» 11/08/2014 5:54:42 PM Well Jay As Little Boy Mengele would say - "Vee can only improve the gene pool Fritz.....
» 11/08/2014 4:38:53 PM Sells and runner Nice try attempting to pillory woman including Susie. That is typical o.....
» 11/08/2014 1:52:10 PM Perhaps Updike was permanently of the horn and a damned fornicator because he WAS a man of.....
» 11/08/2014 11:45:09 AM Abbott's only option is to send all "Freedom of Speech" Holocaust deniers to Cur.....
» 11/08/2014 11:24:50 AM Even the author, whose photo can only be described as Uncle Harry, should see the Malthusi.....
» 11/08/2014 11:07:58 AM Tis a strange Budgetary world In one corner we have formally Happy, now Cranky, Tubby-Joe.....
» 9/08/2014 4:56:37 PM Arjay Please don't Miss Kellie that this is the Government's new secret Counter-Terrorism.....
» 9/08/2014 4:50:04 PM So Arjay How many people have been charged, let alone convicted, under John Howard's Oh s.....
» 9/08/2014 4:39:54 PM Hi Proud to be Indonesian I apologise on behalf of all Australians and, in fact, all woma.....
» 9/08/2014 9:57:22 AM JP If you are against abortion. How does that explain you? Where you spat, like a fur ba.....
» 9/08/2014 9:51:49 AM Yes Arjay It is the children, all looking like miniature versions of George Brandis (Heav.....
» 8/08/2014 8:46:26 PM Hey Presty Thats a shame about your anti-abortion mate Abetz getting so soundly thrashed .....
» 8/08/2014 5:29:40 PM Bah Humbug! I aim to inject a dose of male logic into this wild womanly fantasy. Next we.....
» 7/08/2014 10:19:53 PM Hi Duncan Graham Thanks for your article and the Jakarta Globe update http://www.thejakar.....
» 7/08/2014 3:13:11 PM This is an excellent article that anticipates possible future problems with ex-General Pra.....
» 7/08/2014 1:02:41 PM Graham Preston asks: "Plantagenent – I’m curious - what significance does it have wh.....
» 7/08/2014 10:31:35 AM Is it not axiomatic that Indonesia cannot exist without its Javanese generals running the .....
» 7/08/2014 10:01:03 AM Unclear what this academic wants. Whether he is arguing a double negative? Whether he k.....
» 6/08/2014 1:33:10 PM Yes G Preston Out the heretics! Lets be like America where politicians, and even generals.....
» 4/08/2014 6:28:51 PM Something I just composed - with a little help* which I'm sure all feminists will identify.....
» 4/08/2014 5:12:12 PM Worth Viewing (one minute in) Q&A Germaine Greer "You've Got A Big Arse, Julia...&quo.....
» 4/08/2014 12:04:10 PM May Helen sing http://youtu.be/QCrJ9Gs2JTo ......
» 4/08/2014 11:34:33 AM The author's wee theories are unremarkable. While to state categorically: "Whoever .....
» 1/08/2014 11:46:15 AM The author's juxtaposition of violence in the Middle East with cities in Australia is irre.....
» 1/08/2014 11:25:01 AM Dane You are barking up the right tree in the sense that Vladimir Putin is the democratic.....
» 31/07/2014 7:29:15 PM Thanks Killarney and holdyours Best piece of Russian plausible denial I've seen all day. .....
» 31/07/2014 3:38:53 PM Well said Rhian But seriously now, Greg's article exhibits a certain effort, if not aptit.....
» 31/07/2014 11:35:37 AM Congratulations Gregory. "Along with being an tireless campaigner against official c.....
» 30/07/2014 4:27:37 PM There is no reason that an Israel under Palestinian rule would be any better than such pea.....
» 29/07/2014 7:40:20 PM Hi Matthew At first I thought Ms Sarah Hanson-Young - that nice Green lady with the lovel.....
» 29/07/2014 5:23:21 PM IMFA Bulletin for 29 Jul 2014 "4 IDF soldiers killed in mortar attack in Eshkol regi.....
» 29/07/2014 1:19:48 PM Thank Christ these people seek "martyrdom" near Israel, in Syria and Iraq and no.....
» 29/07/2014 1:02:20 PM Thanks to the author for proving that a "refugee" who is actually a senior strat.....
» 28/07/2014 7:45:27 PM Dear ImaJulianNutJob You'll just have to wait for more Hummus propaganda with crackers. .....
» 28/07/2014 7:38:48 PM Here you go James This should provide you with some interim Pilger thought-food http://ww.....
» 28/07/2014 7:17:24 PM FROM ABOVE If Lithium-ion batteries were demonstrably reliable and reasonably safe (when .....
» 28/07/2014 7:15:44 PM Hi Rhrosty I suspect you’ve intentionally made some comments that demand a bit of correct.....
» 28/07/2014 6:08:39 PM Yep James O'Neill While we await Pilger's Russian propaganda report your preference for t.....
» 28/07/2014 5:57:51 PM IMFA Report 28 July After 71 rockets fired on Sunday (27 July), no reports of rocket fire.....
» 28/07/2014 5:41:00 PM Hi David G Your knuckles are draggin agin. Or pick Box G = gibbering cretin. If we're to.....
» 28/07/2014 4:49:07 PM It is our own Abbott and Bishop, Catholics to a man, who have performed like grand prophyl.....
» 27/07/2014 1:50:15 PM It would appear that the High Court of Australia shares concerns that the Abbott Governmen.....
» 25/07/2014 7:54:20 PM David Don't become too excitable, nor revert to gloating. It ill becomes a lawyer or spok.....
» 25/07/2014 5:28:37 PM But David Are not all the ITIC Reports Israel Security Agency Shin Bet/Shabak disinformat.....
» 25/07/2014 12:57:27 PM Thankyou Stezza For in your words "increas[ing] the quality of discussion here".....
» 25/07/2014 12:37:42 PM Like Gandhi in a nappy I skip through this increasingly heated thread. Israeli Daily butc.....
» 24/07/2014 3:28:57 PM CONTINUED FROM ABOVE "Tellingly, when new diesel boats are sent from the shipyard to.....
» 24/07/2014 3:28:31 PM Now and then former US submariners provide some convincing arguments in favour of buying U.....
» 24/07/2014 3:04:24 PM Hi Hasbeen Thanks for sharing: "When they did not turn up broken down in Broome, fo.....
» 24/07/2014 1:31:51 PM Look Gregory If we can be on heterosexual first name terms* at this juncture. I take of.....
» 24/07/2014 12:34:48 PM Israeli Daily butcher's bill for the cleansing of Gaza (24 July Aus time): Palestinians k.....
» 24/07/2014 12:31:25 PM Whoops my post above is on the wrong string. I intended it for http://forum.onlineopinion......
» 24/07/2014 12:26:58 PM Israeli Daily butcher's bill for the ethnic cleansing of Gaza (24 July Aus time): Palesti.....
» 23/07/2014 9:56:28 PM Despite real frustration with Netanyatu's overkill and the interesting status of Israeli-A.....
» 23/07/2014 5:50:46 PM I have it on good authority that Eurosclerotic means "some Danish sex Goddess having .....
» 23/07/2014 2:06:26 PM Golly Writing an article about a major East Asian crisis - with no mention of "Chin.....
» 23/07/2014 1:33:46 PM SORYU EXPORT MATTERS Matters that probably need to be raised about the Soryu (or perhaps .....
» 23/07/2014 12:50:28 PM Hi Proud to be Indonesian Yes with this successful exercise in democracy it is a day Indo.....
» 23/07/2014 12:22:07 PM Here is Israel's Daily Butcher's Bill* for the rape of Gaza: Palestinians killed: 632* .....
» 23/07/2014 12:06:10 AM david singer There is no reason to start a pogrom against Gazans......
» 22/07/2014 5:15:51 PM @Jayb Yes Merkava does mean "Chariot." Just goes to show you can read. -- G'd.....
» 22/07/2014 4:53:45 PM The Indonesian Election fracas is vastly more important for Australia than: - Abbott's n.....
» 22/07/2014 4:20:39 PM Here is Israel's Daily Butcher's Bill for the rape of Gaza: Palestinians murdered: 572* .....
» 22/07/2014 3:19:11 PM CORRECTION The full string for the Slaughter by Israel (SBI) is http://en.wikipedia.org/w.....
» 22/07/2014 3:06:46 PM Here's is Israel's Daily Butcher's Bill* for the rape of Gaza: Palestinians murdered: 572.....
» 22/07/2014 12:02:12 PM Hi SPQR Flattery will get you everywhere. Said the pitbull to the bishop. Cheers Pete.....
» 22/07/2014 11:41:51 AM Look, the author is a great writer. For the author's Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.....
» 22/07/2014 11:17:06 AM SPQR You're a poor excuse for a baboon mate......
» 22/07/2014 1:46:47 AM Israeli Butcher's Bill* at beginning of 22 July: 508 Palestinians killed vs 20 Israelis ki.....
» 21/07/2014 7:47:19 PM "G'dayBruce" Your argument "we will build ALL our defense needs here".....
» 21/07/2014 2:35:36 PM Hi Hasbeen You speak a lot of sense. It is true that whatever submarine Australia select.....
» 20/07/2014 10:44:19 PM Oh OUG you romantic you! lol Butch.....
» 20/07/2014 9:55:28 PM Get well soon Foxy :) Israeli Butchers Bill: 348 Palestinians killed* vs 5 Israeli soldie.....
» 20/07/2014 1:56:45 PM Yes G'dayBruce Pilger's SVR codename is Svakom Alice. Hi would give the anti-Christ a ba.....
» 20/07/2014 1:23:26 PM Avw No I live at Be'er Sheva in the Negev. Shalom Pete.....
» 19/07/2014 10:09:36 PM Hi Avw I hear they call you "Singer's kid brother" You're writing at a funny .....
» 19/07/2014 7:40:51 PM one under god Your post above is a bit brief mate. Can you summarise it in 6 lines? A n.....
» 18/07/2014 5:01:27 PM It is reported that Israel has already used the higher profile MH17 shootdown to exploit t.....
» 18/07/2014 12:24:42 PM Thats true Nutter It would be great if UOG reproduced such good arguments in proper parag.....
» 18/07/2014 12:08:53 PM Looks like the greater international crisis of the MH17 shootdown will allow Israel to fin.....
» 17/07/2014 6:12:13 PM Hi Foxy Yes its difficult to be a humanitarian commenter. Such inhumanity as the destruct.....
» 17/07/2014 4:50:46 PM An excellent article Marjorie Cohn Please excuse almost all of the other comments......
» 17/07/2014 4:27:01 PM David Singer uttered: "I have made it clear that I do not intend to be sidetracked b.....
» 17/07/2014 4:21:09 PM Hi one under god With "What if Hamas dumped all its rockets in the sea tomorrow?&quo.....
» 17/07/2014 4:08:51 PM Yep individual Its like that Robertson Davies quote: “The love that dare not speak its .....
» 17/07/2014 12:31:24 AM Hi Bazz This speech, made on 16-7-2014 in Parliament, covers most of the issues you menti.....
» 16/07/2014 9:07:52 PM You work it out - with less disproportionate violence......
» 16/07/2014 7:47:05 PM Monty Python - Merchant Banker Sketch http://youtu.be/UVRQK58jrbw.....
» 16/07/2014 6:27:56 PM On the counter-terrorism legislation front a small win for checks and balances. My artic.....
» 16/07/2014 3:21:16 PM You've said "Shame on you all." David. Aside from alienating your readership y.....
» 16/07/2014 11:19:27 AM Hi Graham Cooke In a way its comforting to international crisis watchers that this Indian.....
» 16/07/2014 10:57:50 AM Its always disheartening to read that feelings of righteous punishment and vengeance are s.....
» 16/07/2014 10:46:11 AM David it was a good article but the most significant event involving Israel in years occur.....
» 16/07/2014 10:11:06 AM Honour killing is a gutless crime, performed by mongrels. Here's a report from May this y.....
» 15/07/2014 8:41:04 PM Hi Graham Cooke Yes the anti-Western critic Pilger, who lives in the West rather than Mos.....
» 15/07/2014 3:21:38 PM A well written article Raffaele. The current rightwing Israeli Government of Netanyahu p.....
» 15/07/2014 11:23:45 AM Yeah I always suspected Prince Philip was in league with the Banking Satan and this royal .....
» 14/07/2014 1:13:55 PM Yeah Is Mise There's a gross pervert in all of us. Any bloke who can sing and paint as we.....
» 14/07/2014 12:56:50 PM To paraphrase the author: - Look Afghanistan's problems are all someone else's fault, giv.....
» 14/07/2014 12:18:00 PM Pilger's scattergun "maintain the rage" style certainly meets the needs of a cer.....
» 14/07/2014 11:36:27 AM The author provides an incredibly unfeeling argument "Yet our inability to see that a.....
» 13/07/2014 12:39:20 PM Hi Rhosty Regarding your "...the billions that could flow from a, completely safe, d.....
» 12/07/2014 4:32:03 PM Giday BiancaDog and malthusista Your odd posts which appear to be blaming Western and Sun.....
» 12/07/2014 11:24:43 AM Hi Raffaele P Here's a couple of references to assist with your future article: Israel's.....
» 12/07/2014 11:22:43 AM Hi David S Here's a couple of references to assist with your future article: Israel's Ir.....
» 11/07/2014 9:10:00 PM Hi Kellie I understand your concern for the rule of civilian law in Australia and heaven .....
» 11/07/2014 6:23:34 PM Hi Jim As you would know - waste dumps are no longer the money spinner they were assumed .....
» 11/07/2014 3:26:44 PM Hi Raffaele Piccolo I suggest the Israeli blitzkrieg over Gaza would be a fitting topic f.....
» 11/07/2014 3:04:54 PM So its MARTIAL LAW so what? Hi Kellie Is it not Right and justified that the intrinsical.....
» 11/07/2014 2:20:53 PM Hi David S Looking forward to your next article concerning Israel's fire war on Gaza. See.....
» 10/07/2014 12:57:00 PM Let it not be said that this fine article go uncommented upon. However, off topic but topi.....
» 10/07/2014 10:33:49 AM Hey look on the bright side Raffaele Piccolo Mondo. If those rock throwing Palestinian yo.....
» 10/07/2014 10:24:37 AM Much of this "its worse than in the Good Old Days" goes down to the round the cl.....
» 9/07/2014 1:38:13 PM Judging by this thread it looks like Abbott's immigration policies have overwhelming commu.....
» 8/07/2014 7:39:35 AM One of the most idiotic suggestions on OLO for some time. Yes certainly there is a prece.....
» 7/07/2014 12:41:53 PM http://www.theweek.co.uk/uk-news/59295/british-jihadists-how-much-of-a-threat-do-they-pose.....
» 5/07/2014 4:44:06 PM Hi Rhrosty Thanks for those compliments. Hopefully the new legistation when passed, will .....
» 5/07/2014 3:54:00 PM Hi Arjay I haven't heard much mythology on the 7/7 bombings - particularly as evidence co.....
» 5/07/2014 2:41:00 PM Hi Yuyutsu My take on all this is - its how people interpret what they think God is telli.....
» 4/07/2014 8:23:25 PM Thanks David-VK3AUU For your comments. There may be generational differences between the .....
» 4/07/2014 12:38:08 PM ARGUMENT FOR RECOMMENDATION 40 CONTINUED "Committee comment 4.245 The Committee is .....
» 4/07/2014 12:37:59 PM ARGUMENT FOR RECOMMENDATION 40 CONTINUED "4.240 To remedy this inconsistency the dis.....
» 4/07/2014 12:37:48 PM The article is necessarily dry. As counter-terrorism legal changes are a Public Interest m.....
» 3/07/2014 10:56:32 PM All a conflict of three great religions, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, as usual. All cl.....
» 1/07/2014 6:09:30 PM Hi Poirot Thanks for the highly informative Oz Guardian new Senate winners guide http://w.....
» 1/07/2014 12:47:10 PM Excellent article. Only about a week to go till the election. Any win or undermining acti.....
» 1/07/2014 12:17:57 PM In the spirit of the author postulating: "The behaviour of women in association with.....
» 30/06/2014 4:31:44 PM Most of the "Liberal Democratic" Party policies http://www.ldp.org.au/index.php/.....
» 30/06/2014 12:24:29 PM Leyonhjelm's one term - Bugger You, I'm OK philosophy again. He's really on the right wing.....
» 28/06/2014 6:01:01 PM Hi Joe As ISUS areas are unsafe for reporters there's not much of a clear picture to answ.....
» 28/06/2014 4:36:19 PM Hi Joe Loudmouth Re: "Jewish people and the Israeli state focussing on an exclusioni.....
» 28/06/2014 4:11:57 PM Hi One Under God I to am very impressed with your use of correct paragraphing and only on.....
» 27/06/2014 5:25:29 PM Hi David G The peace process (which can only be damage control because the Middle East ha.....
» 27/06/2014 12:32:27 PM Hi mikk Sounds like you have a pathological hatred of the author. Do you think this furt.....
» 26/06/2014 7:50:39 PM How bout Women's Beach Volleyball? Hot!.....
» 26/06/2014 5:30:34 PM Hi Joe What you write makes a lot of sense and you are also serious - unlike me. In that.....
» 26/06/2014 1:19:00 PM Given Mr Tudgey Babe is Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister he has exposed his p.....
» 26/06/2014 12:27:17 PM I reckon that Suarez bloke is mild and misunderstood. Maybe he's a Zombie cultist and wa.....
» 26/06/2014 12:19:46 PM ISIS - a Successful Business Entity The records of US military intelligence have put a wh.....
» 25/06/2014 6:26:47 PM Hi David Singer A well argued article. I don't agree with all of it - its more complicate.....
» 25/06/2014 1:03:03 PM Yes Jay Of Melbourne and individual The Caliphate is spreading. I have evidence that the .....
» 25/06/2014 11:21:41 AM Very informative - I learnt by the fourth paragraph that the author was writing about Pale.....
» 24/06/2014 9:01:57 PM @Jay Of Melbourne Looks like you haven't been looking at Turkey's recent history. Turkey.....
» 24/06/2014 6:41:53 PM Hi Is Mise In "Desirable though it may be the reaction of the Government in cancelli.....
» 24/06/2014 1:01:51 PM Snowden who?.....
» 24/06/2014 11:36:02 AM Hi LEGO I too was disappointed in the ABC highlighting the ISIS recruiting video that fea.....
» 24/06/2014 11:29:14 AM Hi Joe Loudmouth Such is the force of your arguments, I have been licking the tail betwee.....
» 23/06/2014 4:40:26 PM Joe Where you say "they could be transferred to Manus Island or Nauru and wait their.....
» 23/06/2014 3:25:01 PM spindoc and Rhrosty What do guys expect? She's a left-wing human rights lawyer, an acade.....
» 23/06/2014 3:05:17 PM Hi Joe Yes long term Iraqi solutions to Iraq's many problems are desirable. Like Afghanis.....
» 22/06/2014 9:19:33 PM Hi Joe On "political or military solutions to the current situation" the The Ag.....
» 21/06/2014 11:26:06 PM Hi mikk Both "occupied" and "disputed" makes life harder for Jews and.....
» 21/06/2014 9:46:22 PM Hi Arjay Other than your first sentence how do your banking theories apply to the complex.....
» 21/06/2014 6:11:21 PM Hi Arjay Of course ISIS is not primarily the creation of "white" people from th.....
» 21/06/2014 5:21:15 PM Hi Jardine K. Jardine When you talk of religion and clerics in the Middle East I assume y.....
» 21/06/2014 10:58:55 AM Hi sayeed I agree with your peaceful aspirations. It is an opportunity for the religious.....
» 20/06/2014 5:14:49 PM Brothers (and sister O'Neill) redemption is at hand at today's highly intelligent, Friday,.....
» 20/06/2014 5:04:03 PM Thanks SPQR For the link http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/150-australians-hundreds-western-f.....
» 20/06/2014 1:22:27 PM Oh the problems of insurgencies. Advancing ISIS rebels, in civilian one-toners and civili.....
» 19/06/2014 11:52:17 AM Hi David S I'm neutral on "occupied" and "disputed". I see this issue.....
» 18/06/2014 5:28:47 PM Hendy is notionally the MP for Eden-Monaro but apparently he's a Canberra political animal.....
» 16/06/2014 5:22:39 PM James O'Neill matey Just because we don't follow your arrogant leftist, West hating, agen.....
» 16/06/2014 1:49:45 PM Hi Jayb Getting into this serious boytoy weapons techno-porn biz for us toyboys I'm not s.....
» 16/06/2014 1:15:16 PM Hi Rhrosty Your theories of peace through war are beguiling. Yeah the West raining symb.....
» 16/06/2014 11:17:35 AM The situation is moving quickly with sunni ISIS insurgents moving far south of Mosul - mea.....
» 14/06/2014 5:03:33 PM Yes in the vault under Russell Defence Offices, Canberra, there are all these Top Secret f.....
» 14/06/2014 11:16:08 AM Dang!! Here they are http://youtu.be/NsLykJ17Oxc.....
» 14/06/2014 11:10:26 AM Well, um, yes LEGO, racism aside, I understand South Africa is plum full of them islam A-r.....
» 13/06/2014 12:40:13 PM However greenies and some scientists extol China as a climate change leader the facts don'.....
» 13/06/2014 11:38:12 AM South Africa going to the pack (Zimbabwe style) after the moderating influence of Mandela .....
» 12/06/2014 5:15:38 PM Hi Rhrosty Thanks for the Methanol explanation - all chemically sound I'm hoping. I don't.....
» 12/06/2014 1:21:23 PM Hi Proud to be Indonesian I'm in total agreement with what you've written. With all Prab.....
» 12/06/2014 12:47:33 PM I'm glad the author graduated from theories about conspiracy theories to some factual nitt.....
» 11/06/2014 5:13:19 PM Hi Jon J, Doesn't matter if the print media totally shifts to internet or other delivery .....
» 11/06/2014 4:24:32 PM @Rhrosty. I understand you have plenty of room cobb to insert said rifle sideways :) @Ge.....
» 11/06/2014 11:24:15 AM Yes clearly a man should be selected with no political views, like Sir Peter Cosgrove, to .....
» 10/06/2014 11:25:39 AM Rhrosty Indonesia is one of the most militarily weak countries around. Old and few jetfig.....
» 10/06/2014 11:08:45 AM We Australians should pray that Jokowi wins. Jokowi, without a military background, needs .....
» 5/06/2014 1:25:11 PM Hi runner and Rayman For those with fewer brain cells than a box of Smarties the ABC thre.....
» 5/06/2014 12:17:09 PM Yes Raycom Your fear of the vile Communist ABC, to the left of North Korea, is well shake.....
» 5/06/2014 12:03:34 PM A good lucid article. Turnbull as Lady in Waiting since 2009 will not wait forever when h.....
» 4/06/2014 9:10:00 PM Hi Yuyutsu I've gone out and downloaded the BHAGAVAD GITA in .pdf at http://www.dlshq.org.....
» 4/06/2014 8:56:55 PM Dear Rhrosty For a serious, pro-miniature Thorium reactor type you're sounding increasing.....
» 4/06/2014 3:43:31 PM Well Rhrosty I reckon That in the one party capitalist states of Russia and China there .....
» 4/06/2014 11:11:13 AM Good one Rhrosty The Chief Rabbi and the Pope are in a meeting in Rome. The Rabbi notices.....
» 4/06/2014 9:30:06 AM Falsely hosting world leaders to fix Israel's own problems is, of course, a joke. Did ya .....
» 4/06/2014 9:17:50 AM I think Keith is on the money with "Chinese communists want to make trade – not war.&.....
» 3/06/2014 10:39:10 AM Hi Yuyutsu No problem "The circle of life under a regime of inanity" at http:.....
» 3/06/2014 10:22:33 AM Like assisted suicide this is a huge, complex, legal question......
» 2/06/2014 3:50:55 PM Hi Yuyutsu Nope. While I consciously procrastinate in writing attempted masterpieces I ke.....
» 2/06/2014 12:33:56 PM Wonder if the greenies are, in fact, to blame. BTW the name "Redwood" is uncann.....
» 2/06/2014 12:16:40 PM Hi Yuyutsu To comment first takes skill, character, charisma and of course good looks mat.....
» 1/06/2014 1:17:44 PM test for comment thread working.....
» 28/05/2014 7:02:45 PM Yes the Coalition talking down the economy will hurt consumer confidence, spending, damage.....
» 28/05/2014 6:26:45 PM Hi Dennis Jensen You recommended we look at your recommendations on science on your websi.....
» 28/05/2014 2:09:51 PM Its commendable that Dennis Jensen is going out on a political limb to argue the importanc.....
» 27/05/2014 3:26:17 PM A thought provoking article. All economic actors generate spin to justify their contribut.....
» 27/05/2014 2:50:27 PM Dunno if the sport of Abbott Hockey is an opportunity for true class struggle on the cobbl.....
» 27/05/2014 2:22:39 PM I think Graham is basically right that truth and lies are not the main drivers of electora.....
» 26/05/2014 11:21:31 AM Currently South Australia mines Uranium and then only slightly processes it into Yellowcak.....
» 23/05/2014 12:33:19 PM The Indonesia Presidential Election to be held in July, 2014 should be a vastly more impor.....
» 22/05/2014 10:30:27 PM Yep its a shame that the author isn't doing the job of a scholar - that is raising inconve.....
» 22/05/2014 3:10:13 PM Are Hasbeen When you say about yourself: "In a country town I achieved 3 honors at .....
» 22/05/2014 11:38:22 AM As a historian its always curious to see uncaring, unreconstructed economic and social vie.....
» 19/05/2014 2:38:59 PM Its funny how you lot above are so anti-Conservative on Ukraine but so RSL like on youth u.....
» 19/05/2014 11:29:27 AM Oh Rhrosty You're such a Real Man mate. Can I give Conchita Wurst your address?.....
» 19/05/2014 11:15:30 AM Looks like we voters in September 2013 created a monster. Thomas Hobbes spoke sense when .....
» 16/05/2014 12:32:00 PM Hi James O'Neill You're obviously a busy man. But "The least you can do" is spe.....
» 15/05/2014 12:50:59 PM I understand the US also gave Helen of Troy acne......
» 14/05/2014 8:33:28 PM Well one needs to appreciate America's eternal tolerance of Israel's ungratefulness. In t.....
» 14/05/2014 6:55:35 PM That is certainly a blancmange of geopolitical allusions EmperorJulian. But what of my ne.....
» 14/05/2014 4:06:22 PM Hmmm Tonto Thinking Tonto say - Thank Christ theologian Wink wasn't able to publish this .....
» 14/05/2014 3:30:29 PM A priceless analysis, presented here for free, is: Overall Obama seems to follow the Demo.....
» 13/05/2014 3:57:51 PM A deep analysis of issues only treated in shallow ways by the mainstream media. That said .....
» 13/05/2014 12:16:57 PM Hi Rhrosty So where in Australia would mini reactors be built and finally decommissioned?.....
» 13/05/2014 8:30:49 AM More regarding the costs of cleaning up the Fukushima and also the Sellafied UK Reactor co.....
» 12/05/2014 8:35:57 PM Correction I meant - Often the Green Left in Australia have their own well thought out vie.....
» 12/05/2014 8:24:18 PM Hi Joe Often the Green Left in Australia have their own well thought out news. Its the l.....
» 12/05/2014 6:36:43 PM Are Rhrosty mate How many of your advanced pebble reactors are actually running on a prac.....
» 12/05/2014 5:36:33 PM Hi Joe In Ukraine, a country notorious for inefficiency, I'm amazed that the Referendum V.....
» 12/05/2014 3:41:30 PM Hi Curmudgeon Thanks for the query. I do mean the cleanup for the Fukushima REACTOR compl.....
» 12/05/2014 12:32:44 PM Yesterday the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine held an independence Referendum. The self .....
» 12/05/2014 12:10:34 PM Ruptured reactors and ruptured expended nuclear fuel rod cooling areas release high level .....
» 10/05/2014 5:01:30 PM Hi "Dick Dastardly" You write a a lot of sense. Though your pen-name is unfor.....
» 9/05/2014 7:30:48 PM Hi Joe Putin is certainly authoritarian in the Russian tradition. He is also an opportuni.....
» 9/05/2014 5:10:30 PM Thanks for your comments halduell, Warren and Rhrosty A Ukraine divided into federal regi.....
» 8/05/2014 4:06:11 PM Oh dear. Am I missing the irony. Its when Ryvchin says "The notion of refugee status.....
» 8/05/2014 11:14:23 AM Politicians, being canny rodents, realise that their power and connections make corruption.....
» 7/05/2014 12:48:54 PM Yes cycling ex-Jesuit boxer "rode" scholars who entertain Big Business and brave.....
» 7/05/2014 9:29:07 AM Religion is the conviction that history may be changed by ideas and force. The implication.....
» 6/05/2014 7:10:07 PM Yeah you must be right Pericles. That Budde feller's gotta sense of humour - must be eati.....
» 6/05/2014 12:57:31 PM The article appears to be an article for experts concerning the unexplained acronym ".....
» 29/04/2014 5:16:45 PM Oh Mark Glad you survived mate. Regards Strop.....
» 29/04/2014 3:26:16 PM Bloke who admit chatting with blonde young enough to be daughter deserves severe tongue ra.....
» 26/04/2014 5:38:54 PM Arjay You missed the Bank of England and the economic power of London "the City".....
» 25/04/2014 7:55:22 PM Arjay How bout explaining these economic theories (in all the links you spit up) all by y.....
» 25/04/2014 1:24:53 PM If Pilger's comments on US Defense Secretary Chuck "Puke" Hagel's diplomacy are .....
» 25/04/2014 10:16:48 AM yes and no.....
» 24/04/2014 4:54:51 PM And to back up your argument Loudmouth: Its the propaganda from Russia's main internation.....
» 24/04/2014 4:24:57 PM Aw DG May your pet monkey gibber. Didn't ya recognise that my comment: "As for US.....
» 24/04/2014 3:10:30 PM What I love about Pilger, the Sunlamp Codger, is that his brain, long past its Use By Date.....
» 24/04/2014 12:04:25 PM Its the Leftist airheads who talk of Hiroshima, according to their anti-American mantra, w.....
» 23/04/2014 9:42:29 PM Thanks Noel Wauchope Another excellent article. You provide much needed reality counterin.....
» 23/04/2014 6:47:19 PM Yes the US, along with Australia, have been involved in usually UN sanctioned armed interv.....
» 23/04/2014 1:27:50 PM A good article. If I placed geo-political bets I'd put money on a defacto Russian invasio.....
» 21/04/2014 6:22:05 PM @imajulia How political parties manipulate targeted groups of captive voters. For examp.....
» 21/04/2014 5:36:10 PM SPQR The Liberal Party tacticians I know admitted: "kicking ABC moderates and refug.....
» 21/04/2014 2:34:09 PM Hi Foxy I admit I have more cynicism than idealism. Politicians, particularly of the two .....
» 21/04/2014 12:33:03 PM Onya Foxy Looks like the OLO commentariat is now over-represented by Rightwing Conservati.....
» 21/04/2014 12:04:10 AM Thanks David G Have a happy Easter Monday. Regards Pete.....
» 20/04/2014 5:13:54 PM Yeah thats something we can agree on DG. It is written that Jesus: - oddly tall (6'2&quo.....
» 19/04/2014 10:08:07 PM Go Foxy! The truth at last. Let the quaint ones wallow in whatever their rich Murdoch an.....
» 19/04/2014 3:49:50 PM Hi Dan S de Merengue I'm happy to pay my share for ABC, just like I pay for roads, polici.....
» 19/04/2014 11:22:21 AM Hi JF Aus Your comments are too brief mate. Much more please. Each time I've switched on.....
» 18/04/2014 4:47:03 PM http://www.canberratimes.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/australia-still-denies-isr.....
» 18/04/2014 4:46:48 PM Hi David Singer Slightly off topic. We can probably agree that Israel has a nuclear arsen.....
» 18/04/2014 4:26:11 PM Hi spindoc I really appreciate your interest in my Royal dynasty. Was it not Senator Bra.....
» 18/04/2014 3:53:07 PM EJ Like DG you're more about hating the US and Israel than concern for human rights. Put.....
» 17/04/2014 4:49:19 PM G'day spindoc Well the ladies don't call me Edward "really Longshank" Plantagen.....
» 17/04/2014 1:46:34 PM Thanking U for picking up onthebeach U win second highest Mao Tse Tung freedom speech gon.....
» 17/04/2014 12:48:30 PM For those who believe in their hearts that ABC journalists are a wabble of wowdie sundry s.....
» 17/04/2014 9:50:41 AM Yeah certainly in my first year of Uni I was into such juvenile mantras as: "militar.....
» 16/04/2014 7:02:25 PM You Davids should really kiss and make up one day! :) Pete.....
» 16/04/2014 3:31:09 PM From Abbott's perspective is all rather simple really: - the ABC doesn't make campaign co.....
» 16/04/2014 3:09:52 PM Hi David I've gotta say that Kerry has proven a disappointment on almost all issues inclu.....
» 15/04/2014 5:24:06 PM http://www.canberratimes.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/australia-still-denies-isr.....
» 15/04/2014 5:17:54 PM Hi David Singer Slightly off topic. We can probably agree that Israel has a nuclear arsen.....
» 14/04/2014 4:39:25 PM Hi Albie Manton in Darwin Do you have any accessible computer links (from other sources) .....
» 14/04/2014 4:20:55 PM Hi stevenlmeyer A difficult question on whether the Abbott gov "are going to restore.....
» 13/04/2014 7:29:11 PM Regarding Tony Abbott's mention yesterday of possible Australia-US-China exercises. I did.....
» 13/04/2014 2:19:52 PM Hi LEGO Sorry mate. I wouldn't presume to equal your racism authoritah :) The plot place.....
» 12/04/2014 1:56:07 PM Hi Leslie I wouldn't hold ya breath. On so many security issues (for which we taxpayer's .....
» 12/04/2014 8:58:06 AM So how's life in Alabama LEGO or is that Moonshine talking? If you were paying attention .....
» 11/04/2014 5:01:38 PM Thanks romingfree Yes I agree that there is a risk that the US may shift priorities due t.....
» 11/04/2014 1:01:48 PM I think in the end the annual visits of the Marines are a good Australian-US policy. In 2.....
» 9/04/2014 9:02:59 PM Dearest Singer Even our (that means Australia's) former Foreign Minister has problems wit.....
» 9/04/2014 5:49:03 PM Lots......
» 9/04/2014 2:34:35 PM Hi Bazz Ocean Shield detecting four sets of pings (including two sets of pings yesterday).....
» 9/04/2014 1:36:20 PM I disagree with all the cobberatti above. Keep Uranium in Australia's ground, until the pr.....
» 8/04/2014 1:42:38 PM So did they lockup granny nuke nun? Would she prefer robust graphite balls?.....
» 6/04/2014 3:31:49 PM Hopefully the following is on to MH370's "Black Box" http://www.abc.net.au/news/.....
» 6/04/2014 2:36:24 PM Hi Bazz 37.5 kHz is indeed the international standard for Underwater locator beacon(s) at.....
» 5/04/2014 3:43:42 PM Hi Loudmouth Here tis http://youtu.be/nbG0BBtUht0 The Soviet National Anthem for your l.....
» 5/04/2014 10:31:47 AM Totally off topic: (Soon to be Sir) John Howard as painted by Dubya Bush http://www.abc.....
» 4/04/2014 9:28:56 AM As Ukraine is a corrupt mess politically and economically, with the Russian wolf still at .....
» 3/04/2014 11:42:37 AM A good article. Constitutional changes in Japan that open the way to a remilitarised Japan.....
» 2/04/2014 7:01:45 PM The faulty circular logic I referred to earlier in this comment string goes like this: - .....
» 2/04/2014 11:36:28 AM Australia's news.com.au, April 2, 2014, reports http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updat.....
» 1/04/2014 9:48:21 PM Hi Rhrosty I share your doubts to the extent that MH370 may not have followed the assumed.....
» 1/04/2014 2:34:26 PM The following are ships of the Chinese FLEET (too big to be a flotilla) searching for MH37.....
» 1/04/2014 12:21:58 PM This is a one minute video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D094u-1WDkg of Chinese relative.....
» 31/03/2014 4:43:20 PM For those of us that would prefer Transgender Operations one would not expect Sir, Sire, D.....
» 31/03/2014 2:55:06 PM More technical details of whats coming to the MH370 search area on Australia's ADV Ocean S.....
» 30/03/2014 4:10:08 PM Another report today http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/2014/03/30/09/15/retrieved-debris.....
» 30/03/2014 1:40:54 PM Meanwhile keeping off the predictable anti-US conspiracies, given countries searching, whi.....
» 29/03/2014 1:19:38 PM Hi individual Australia can only use its position wisely with its eyes open. Australia i.....
» 29/03/2014 8:12:14 AM Only a tiny proportion of Chinese immigrants or shorter term residents to the US would be .....
» 28/03/2014 10:05:50 PM Parts of another touching report from PerthNowNews, March 28, 2014 at http://www.perthnow......
» 28/03/2014 4:26:34 PM Thanks for your comments. PerthNowNews, March 27, 2014 reports http://www.perthnow.com.a.....
» 28/03/2014 11:02:30 AM Hi JKUU So much reading - so little time. Thanks for those references. Pete.....
» 27/03/2014 12:22:47 PM Disagree Binoy. Professor George Williams provides a very convincing case for the creatio.....
» 26/03/2014 4:33:23 PM "Pilgering" is the trait of getting people righteous and ANGRY - accuracy doesn'.....
» 26/03/2014 11:20:56 AM A good centrist article based on an economic prism. Far more useful than the Left vs Con.....
» 25/03/2014 1:30:32 PM We been done Pilgerred yit agin. How can we racist Hillbillies cope? Weez a few Banjos s.....
» 24/03/2014 3:37:15 PM Hi Jayb Yes there appears to be selective outrage on the part of the Left regarding ".....
» 24/03/2014 12:11:33 PM Only preparations for war, in the shape of Defence industries, can save South Australia. .....
» 24/03/2014 11:35:18 AM Certainly the religion style or many "refugee" men is disruptive and hence likel.....
» 21/03/2014 4:42:17 PM And Russian authorities killed 30 million of their own people - including 10 million Ukr.....
» 21/03/2014 4:21:13 PM Dearest David S I hereby express concern for the children in Syria and those Palestinian .....
» 21/03/2014 12:08:50 PM Are David Singer Your commenter audience continually fails to agree with you - in your ey.....
» 20/03/2014 11:54:10 AM Interesting article, but... Looks like Australia's aluminium industry needs to be heavily.....
» 20/03/2014 11:07:52 AM G'day david singer Its obviously distressing for you that the few remaining commenters on.....
» 19/03/2014 8:18:39 PM Hmmm Bad, Bad, boys Bob and Kim. The assertion that this California festival consists of .....
» 19/03/2014 3:59:46 PM What's wrong with this article is that Russia has heaps of oil and gas already - increasin.....
» 19/03/2014 3:52:38 PM CORRECTION - that should be The new Liberal Member of Eden-Monaro is ignoring his elector.....
» 19/03/2014 12:16:20 PM Due to the new Liberal Member's ignorance of his electorate - when the good folk of Eden-M.....
» 18/03/2014 11:42:33 AM Hi James Losing your memory matey? Its John J. Mearsheimer - see http://www.nytimes.com/.....
» 18/03/2014 9:13:40 AM Ja Bazza Du bist nicht mention der Krieg! Pete.....
» 18/03/2014 8:58:32 AM Unfortunately while Russia annexes Crimea and is now eyeing eastern Ukraine the European-U.....
» 18/03/2014 8:41:58 AM Hi David S Looks like this article's contention that the ABC isn't reporting the Syrian C.....
» 17/03/2014 9:24:06 PM Hi Leslie The mob "coup" - invite in the Russian Army - enforced Referendum tac.....
» 17/03/2014 4:32:04 PM If the Russians are satisfied with only taking over Crimea this is predictable and maybe j.....
» 14/03/2014 3:54:51 PM For non Latin speakers the ugly acronym "QED" meaning Quantum Electro Dynamics, .....
» 13/03/2014 1:31:14 PM I read again this Zionist propaganda with some incredulity. Is it true your Prime Ministe.....
» 13/03/2014 12:48:36 PM Also Putin is ahead in the PR soft power struggle over Crimea. Noting Putin looks like ou.....
» 12/03/2014 11:36:30 AM The article invents the Bosnia straw man and can't sustain it......
» 11/03/2014 12:13:10 PM Seems to be a case of: "who cares what happens to Afghanistan?" This raises th.....
» 8/03/2014 2:11:49 PM A hint of Plagiarism? Good article and inspired. Partly inspired by what I wrote: In thi.....
» 6/03/2014 12:08:25 PM A thoughtful article. I agree with the author - but not for ant-nuclear reasons - rather .....
» 6/03/2014 11:08:45 AM Hi Hasbeen A good comparison. The Crimean Wat of the mid 19th century had all the ingredi.....
» 5/03/2014 8:03:59 PM Yes hating 340 million American people certainly provides an aim in life for those with si.....
» 4/03/2014 5:18:31 PM Aye runner I hear Vlad the Impaler, despite his name, wasn't gay. Does that make him a C.....
» 4/03/2014 3:05:12 PM @drab Here is some history for you. Putin is following the well trod path of all Russia.....
» 4/03/2014 11:15:20 AM An excellent article Peter Shmigel. It certainly has the two parrots above squarking. Th.....
» 3/03/2014 8:02:11 PM And now it begins comrades: "Russia has begun a build-up of armoured vehicles on its.....
» 3/03/2014 4:45:41 PM Thanks one under god There's hope, perhaps, for a free and funded Western Ukraine. Meanw.....
» 3/03/2014 3:05:57 PM Message from boss Putin When Russian troops point their assault rifles at Ukrainians in U.....
» 3/03/2014 11:09:35 AM Dearest OLO Neo-Russians Putin is actually an American spy. How else could he be evil? A.....
» 1/03/2014 1:46:45 PM And let it be selectively forgotten that Japan killed an estimated 30 million people in Wo.....
» 1/03/2014 10:33:19 AM Well was not that patriotic yank Shirley Temple nice? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLLS.....
» 28/02/2014 4:38:50 PM Giday James O'Neil You would have noticed that twas me mate David G who brought up the US.....
» 28/02/2014 4:09:03 PM Yep - we would have been an Unlucky Country if we were forced to speak Japanese from 1942......
» 28/02/2014 12:07:40 PM A good article. Crimea, the base for Russia's Black Sea Fleet, is certainly a major Russi.....
» 25/02/2014 1:05:18 PM Hi Bazz Unfortunately the West is obliged to buy Saudi Arabian oil. Most of the Saudi's b.....
» 25/02/2014 8:20:48 AM Good news. ABC News, February 25, 2014, reports: "Hundreds of Japanese people will .....
» 24/02/2014 8:19:06 PM With 50,000 US troops due to withdraw (retreat?) from Afghanistan this year I'm betting in.....
» 20/02/2014 1:43:13 PM Giday Rhrosty If only nuclear waste was so simple. Once spent fuel rods are extracted fr.....
» 18/02/2014 3:39:39 PM Hi Rhian I agree that nuclear deterrence makes sense in our imperfect world where Russia,.....
» 16/02/2014 1:23:37 PM Matthew S In response to your venom against the "Left" and "Arts" but.....
» 15/02/2014 8:10:35 PM Yes Matthew S Those damned Chaps of the blaggard Left: Shake their Buddies. Shake their.....
» 15/02/2014 4:02:50 PM @Peter Lang Its amazing how pro-nuclear blokes Deny the cost of the Fukushima cleanup: $.....
» 14/02/2014 2:55:58 PM @onthebeach As well "as if the Yanks would be giving it away if it wasn't prohibitiv.....
» 14/02/2014 1:42:25 PM Facts certainly are limited. Presenting an extremely complex issue also involves artfulne.....
» 13/02/2014 10:17:45 AM Thanks John for the information and comments. I need to write an article to continue the .....
» 12/02/2014 6:06:51 PM Hi John When there is an increase in a nation's nuclear know-how, nuclear organisational .....
» 12/02/2014 12:11:40 PM @JohnBennetts Re your "...Name one instance when materials of war have originated i.....
» 11/02/2014 4:47:56 PM Hi Noel.Wauchope An excellent article. To nuclear enthusiasts: I wonder how much the ta.....
» 11/02/2014 2:08:54 PM So what's stopping Sri Lankan Tamils, who want to leave, crossing the narrow strait to Ind.....
» 6/02/2014 10:24:24 AM The article predicted: "Putin is likely to launch a “successful operation” over the .....
» 4/02/2014 8:33:56 PM John Bennetts Although you are a nuclear advocate you appear to be unaware how politicall.....
» 4/02/2014 4:31:44 PM JohnBennetts The following comment is quite deceptive: "Nuclear waste, left to itse.....
» 4/02/2014 3:38:39 PM Mr Bennetts please note. In some or many (?) countries nuclear disaster insurance may be .....
» 4/02/2014 11:39:03 AM The author advises "Our best strategy in Iran is not economic sanctions" Thats .....
» 3/02/2014 4:32:52 PM Dear LOL Proud to be Indonesian LOL Surely you meant "sponges off" not "sc.....
» 3/02/2014 12:18:41 PM Yes Senior Victorian The Pilge is truly the posterBoy of the Pilgeratti chateratti. Tis .....
» 2/02/2014 4:03:34 PM LOL Proud to be Indonesian So why does Indonesia continue to harbour so many people smugg.....
» 2/02/2014 3:57:31 PM Their are treaties, agreements and politics. Outside of commercial contracts most governm.....
» 2/02/2014 3:25:12 PM Hi Again Proud to be Indonesian I forgot to say I hope you as an Indonesian are receiving.....
» 2/02/2014 3:21:43 PM Hi Proud to be Indonesian I believe you when you say " Indonesians do not care wheth.....
» 31/01/2014 7:33:07 PM In any artistic or intellectual group you'll find leftwing views are prevalent. This appli.....
» 31/01/2014 6:01:12 PM Good onya Marie79. Pete.....
» 30/01/2014 2:14:19 PM Obama's change of policy on Israel reflects America's democratic right to change. Obama (u.....
» 29/01/2014 5:37:53 PM Thanks Roger A glorious article. Pete.....
» 29/01/2014 5:25:30 PM Taswegian Expecting nuclear energy would solve Australia baseload power needs is as polit.....
» 29/01/2014 2:02:15 PM Hi Jayb Check out page 8 of this academic paper http://www.murdoch.edu.au/Research-capabi.....
» 29/01/2014 10:27:29 AM Shadow Minister Indonesia already operates around 60 patrol boats (some donated by Austra.....
» 28/01/2014 4:50:41 PM What I want to know is why are the Indonesian authorities so willing to break Australian s.....
» 20/01/2014 6:26:05 PM Video released of the purported suicide bombers. Males rather than "black widows&qu.....
» 20/01/2014 4:42:03 PM Lotsa name dropping. The author is not at fault for being a lawyer. Poyda.....
» 18/01/2014 2:58:43 PM Some mighty interesting points stevenlmeyer and mac Particularly on: - Lucas Heights (A.....
» 17/01/2014 5:37:26 PM Hi mac Not officially, but Dimona was built for a reason and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki.....
» 17/01/2014 4:47:42 PM Hi tomw I agree the SEA 1000 project has less pragmatism than many projects. SEA 1000's o.....
» 17/01/2014 3:24:26 PM Hi James You probably know more than I about international morality and law. So I'll leav.....
» 17/01/2014 1:29:36 PM Hi Steven Iran is at or near breakout status - with the three components being: - substa.....
» 17/01/2014 8:06:39 AM Hi Steven Guess who started Iran's nuclear program? The US In 1967, the Tehran Nuclear.....
» 16/01/2014 3:39:05 PM There's no evidence that religious feeling would override fears of nuclear retaliation. T.....
» 16/01/2014 2:31:29 PM It couldn't be that the 2003 invasion triggered suicide bombing anarchy ever since - anarc.....
» 16/01/2014 1:58:04 PM An article that could have been written any time in the last ten years - nothing new here......
» 15/01/2014 4:44:51 PM All puffed out runner? :) Naturally I speak of living wheelchair extrordinaire Stephen Ha.....
» 15/01/2014 4:18:35 PM Hawkins is much more on the ball than Einstein......
» 15/01/2014 2:36:02 PM G'day runner Are Einstein was a simpleton. What did he know? BTW. I bless thee, my son. .....
» 15/01/2014 2:26:32 PM Tasmania is living proof that a major defect of Federation is that State of tiny populatio.....
» 15/01/2014 2:13:34 PM Haven't Indians realised the superficiality of "politics/leadership is in the blood o.....
» 15/01/2014 1:52:30 PM With an "About the Author" description including: "She's dug latrines, ins.....
» 14/01/2014 5:07:49 PM Thanks runner Your response of "Our Creator has always been." introduces the co.....
» 14/01/2014 4:28:09 PM @runner So who or what created the Creator? Pete.....
» 14/01/2014 1:08:15 PM Hatred of many things is so easily placed on those who allegedly do those things. Blanke.....
» 14/01/2014 12:53:08 PM David G Hatred of so many things is so easily placed on those who allegedly do those thin.....
» 14/01/2014 10:57:19 AM I am not a fundamentalist but I profess non-violence and tolerance while continually expre.....
» 14/01/2014 10:32:40 AM I agree Suseonline......
» 14/01/2014 9:44:48 AM Grog increases propensity to violence - because many people drink to feel less inhibited a.....
» 14/01/2014 9:30:48 AM Here we have the Liberal Democrats, Australia's Tea Party, supporting public votes on safe.....
» 13/01/2014 6:33:31 PM Hi Valley Guy I respect you picking the LDP - proving at least one person voted for it on.....
» 13/01/2014 2:49:34 PM The author's blanket statement "The public thinks otherwise." is based on his ba.....
» 13/01/2014 10:32:48 AM Kerry and the Obama Administration are the latest in a long line of US Administrations who.....
» 12/01/2014 2:02:21 PM Hi Davids Singer and G Its too bad that the lamentable General Ariel Sharon died today Au.....
» 12/01/2014 1:56:32 PM Off topic. Its too bad that the short lamented General Ariel Sharon croaked today......
» 11/01/2014 1:21:28 PM Hi Rhian I agree with your concerns about the Lancet methodology. If we applied the Lanc.....
» 10/01/2014 7:03:01 PM Hi Rhian Pilger's first para "Scientific studies report that up to a million Iraqi m.....
» 10/01/2014 5:22:35 PM As Australia is but a pawn of world wide weather forces any statistics limited to Australi.....
» 10/01/2014 5:12:14 PM Are yes the 25th dot point is a good one :).....
» 10/01/2014 5:01:32 PM Its great to get an article from a Pakistani(?)-Australian socialogist who for some reason.....
» 10/01/2014 11:55:35 AM Hi Rhian Your ex Pommism is excused - partly because I'm about 90% Pom blood with ancesto.....
» 9/01/2014 12:57:41 PM Always good to find the positives about one of the most troubled countries of such a troub.....
» 9/01/2014 12:24:39 PM Sounds like Paul Foot was ultimately a Pom, but that couldn't be helped. Some are just bor.....
» 8/01/2014 7:19:43 PM From todays paper comes this moment of truth: "Liberal MP Warren Entsch attacks Cory.....
» 8/01/2014 5:15:36 PM On "tedious haters and trolls" Thankyou for the mirrored reminder Bill. Pete.....
» 8/01/2014 4:15:06 PM Yes Bill Muehlenberg I see your point and the logical conclusions. What if these children.....
» 8/01/2014 3:46:40 PM I venture that the author is probably of advanced years (three score years and ten?) and l.....
» 8/01/2014 3:14:17 PM Hi Jay Yes I see the curse. The following is mercifully one of the Pilger's shortest You.....
» 8/01/2014 2:59:44 PM Dear Ewesis Stufus Data Analyst Senior Moments Further to your catastrophic letter. The.....
» 8/01/2014 8:36:35 AM Hi Bazz Noting Noel's comment "with their essential need for plutonium, enriched ura.....
» 8/01/2014 8:01:28 AM Pilger is a master of spewing what little he knows......
» 7/01/2014 1:33:45 PM Nice one spindoc :) Your obedient servant. planta.....
» 7/01/2014 12:59:44 PM A review full of heart. Bob Campbell seems an admirable guy who adds more depth to society.....
» 7/01/2014 12:21:16 PM This pilgerisation of India didn't mention caste. So is Pilger in favour of caste? The ca.....
» 7/01/2014 12:07:55 PM But Daffy Duck I'm doing my book review on Edward Teller - he was a really nice guy - pea.....
» 7/01/2014 11:56:11 AM Probably there's global warming and maybe its human caused. What to do about in a world w.....
» 6/01/2014 1:51:58 PM Just face it people Obama was telling fibs and Obama's pre-election PR flick, Zero Dark Th.....
» 5/01/2014 7:29:32 PM Hi Bazz The burka idea might have something to it. Or perhaps in the train station there .....
» 5/01/2014 7:19:52 PM @LEGO Nope.....
» 4/01/2014 12:24:46 PM Thanks Bazz Pete.....
» 3/01/2014 5:26:43 PM Despite the negative nature of my comments about the TPP, on reflection DFAT is probably d.....
» 3/01/2014 3:12:07 PM @NeverTrustPoliticians Oh Ye of little faith. Spelling ability is no qualifier for politi.....
» 3/01/2014 1:35:44 PM Thanks Marshall Perron For your response. Speeding the demise of a relative for pecuniar.....
» 3/01/2014 11:28:37 AM Field Marshall Peron Don't Cry for Me Argentina 8001 Thanks for the good idea mate. I'v.....
» 3/01/2014 8:51:49 AM Hi Bazz I agree its hard to get a handle on the TPP and our Government's approach to the .....
» 3/01/2014 8:30:11 AM Latest reports about Russia's reaction to the Volgograd bombings are surprising The arrest.....
» 2/01/2014 5:22:03 PM Putin will get them http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/putin-travels-east-comments-on-ter.....
» 2/01/2014 9:56:17 AM Thanks Professor Rees for such a deep and humanitarian overview of the major problems of t.....
» 2/01/2014 9:32:11 AM Hi tomw I'm in full agreement that Australian air operations involve a range of aircraft .....
» 2/01/2014 8:58:25 AM Hi Bazz and Wantok If you want info from the Government as to the state of TPP negotiatio.....
» 2/01/2014 8:26:17 AM @LEGO You chose to write so much. Seeing the whole world as under threat by Muslims is y.....
» 1/01/2014 7:03:12 PM Hi LEGO Thanks for your information about the original Muslim invasions of the Caucasus a.....
» 1/01/2014 5:44:10 PM Hi Bazza Fear not, lil LEGO is an abuser par excellance. Over generalised characterizati.....
» 1/01/2014 5:07:11 PM @Jardine K. Jardine Asked and answered matey. Stops blokes marrying an entire kindergart.....
» 1/01/2014 4:46:26 PM Hi imajulianutter Your knowledge of Roman Catholic history and philosophy is impressive. .....
» 1/01/2014 1:54:43 PM Ours is an enlightened and tolerant, secular society. Thank Christ religious leaders don'.....
» 1/01/2014 1:33:35 PM @LEGO How's it going in your home outside moderate Australia? Your belief that Muslim im.....
» 31/12/2013 5:53:49 PM ASHES JOKES Not to diminish the seriousness of the article. The following is slightly Off.....
» 31/12/2013 3:47:42 PM ASHES JOKES Not to diminish the seriousness of the article or the astounding skill of the.....
» 31/12/2013 3:20:15 PM Dearest Yuyutsu This whole issue of gay marriage (now under the guise of "marriage e.....
» 31/12/2013 2:51:30 PM Marriage is an intrinsically dangerous and expensive occupation which should not be visite.....
» 31/12/2013 1:21:34 PM Also during Soviet times millions of Muslim people of the North Caucasus and other areas i.....
» 31/12/2013 10:14:52 AM Clearly there is an international effort to meet the terrorist threat to the Sochi Olympic.....
» 30/12/2013 6:59:13 PM Hi spindoc Even more useful than Amazon for getting the best mail order book price is htt.....
» 30/12/2013 6:53:09 PM Hi James O'Neill I share your suspicions and misgivings. Regards and Happy New Year Pet.....
» 30/12/2013 1:39:52 PM Interesting article Ian Always good to know how our emotions are influenced by TV music. .....
» 30/12/2013 1:25:55 PM It would have been more useful for we Aussies if there was less in this article about Cana.....
» 24/12/2013 4:11:20 PM Let's hope the Chinese can bail us out again. China can never get enough of our coal, LPG,.....
» 24/12/2013 1:52:42 PM The author of this article may have received one of the gee wiz classified briefings on th.....
» 24/12/2013 11:29:18 AM On that note Merry Christmas imajulianutter......
» 23/12/2013 5:50:30 PM Hi spindoc Thanks for clarifying that the Kyoto process or follow-up agreements are no mo.....
» 23/12/2013 5:03:39 PM No problem David Singer If you read http://www.richardsilverstein.com/ from time to time .....
» 23/12/2013 2:57:14 PM Thanks Bob Yes certainly China has some attractive sounding policies and intentions just .....
» 23/12/2013 2:36:19 PM Herr Wallace For some reason you've restricted your attempted coal belittlement to German.....
» 23/12/2013 1:27:24 PM Yes we're all Doomed under the Coalition, but its so much better than Shorty's Labor Party.....
» 23/12/2013 12:46:42 PM Don't count your Chrissie propellers and solar cells before they're unwrapped Jim. As spi.....
» 22/12/2013 12:44:21 PM This article born, like Lord Jesus, of divine inspiration, should not be besmirched by the.....
» 21/12/2013 1:05:24 PM No problem Godless By approaching the issue with curiosity "why did the US decide to.....
» 21/12/2013 10:14:28 AM Hi James O'Neill No worries mate. There is indeed much more to the UBL matter including: .....
» 21/12/2013 9:47:44 AM Thanks David G And have a Happy New Year. Pete.....
» 20/12/2013 3:52:57 PM Hi David G I agree with your comments mate. The other David (Singer) is of course unawa.....
» 20/12/2013 3:17:34 PM @James O'Neill Such criticism is a Xmas pressie indeed - though your insinuation that JF.....
» 20/12/2013 12:22:40 PM Hi halduell Yes I agree Seymour Hersh has that rare mix of horizontal thinking and abilit.....
» 20/12/2013 10:28:29 AM Hi David G Yes intelligence successes are difficult to accept. To say that some organisat.....
» 19/12/2013 3:24:30 PM A Christmas tale This article reminds me of an event perhaps unrecorded in priestly histo.....
» 19/12/2013 12:55:58 PM Hi Steven The Pierre Sprey youtube looks on the money. The F-35, in trying to do most mis.....
» 19/12/2013 12:21:44 PM Leaving aside Juvenal's delinquency (bloke was into quokka soccer) I reckon those WACAs sh.....
» 18/12/2013 12:30:24 PM Hi Steven A nuclear weapons' capability for Australia is a distant possibility dependent .....
» 18/12/2013 11:08:02 AM Hi David I'd like to thank you for your creative efforts all year to bring about the crea.....
» 17/12/2013 7:28:31 PM Hi stevenlmeyer From the mid 60s to the mid 70s Taiwan was fairly secretly half way throu.....
» 17/12/2013 9:42:48 AM Yes true David. "We need to get rid of the warmongering nations." Nuke em? W.....
» 17/12/2013 8:51:53 AM All this talk and nice Nuclear Free acronyms, will not Israeli disarmament make. Why would.....
» 17/12/2013 8:26:31 AM I must admit to my continuing suspicion of the Yoko. She's considered Talented because s.....
» 16/12/2013 7:25:29 PM Hi Pericles Leaving aside my greater preference for Alcibiades' integrity and that aesthe.....
» 16/12/2013 4:16:16 PM O dash it. Good Commodore Bananarama's string (above) didn't work. Here these lovelies ar.....
» 16/12/2013 4:11:03 PM Naming one's national Leader after an aging British pop group, Bananarama* is but a short .....
» 16/12/2013 3:51:37 PM Is it accurate to say Perth is like Canberra - whose Patron Saint, the indefatigable Ian W.....
» 13/12/2013 5:55:51 PM In order that our own dear anointed Leader not be pilgered by the Curse of Pilger! I hereb.....
» 13/12/2013 5:37:57 PM Mandela was indeed great - as is Des Tutu. But my own preference is Ndabaningi Sithole -.....
» 11/12/2013 5:03:38 PM A well written article explaining the background behinds ADIZs and the balancing acts regi.....
» 10/12/2013 2:44:57 PM A caring article, professional, full of writer's touches, for example: "to her facsi.....
» 10/12/2013 2:13:05 PM A great article. So heartfelt......
» 6/12/2013 2:18:18 PM Strange that the author has raised violence as a climate change issue. Is that like animal.....
» 5/12/2013 12:38:36 PM Baa Humbug! Scrooge McDuck.....
» 5/12/2013 12:10:25 PM Pilger may have intended his piece to be about Scottish independence but it wimpered like .....
» 4/12/2013 2:44:11 PM Nothing like symbolic progress in corruption-reduction and woman's rights in a continent s.....
» 4/12/2013 2:18:58 PM Basically this month's Iranian nuclear deal is the lowest common denominator agreement tha.....
» 30/11/2013 5:35:24 PM Hi David G If by Sophie you're referring to Sophie Monk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soph.....
» 30/11/2013 4:06:21 PM Hi James It is true what you say. The joys of prodding the rogue knuckle-draggers who bab.....
» 30/11/2013 3:36:33 PM Could be worse. Gillard and Abbott could reproduce......
» 30/11/2013 3:15:24 PM Yeah as Julia would nizil-eyes, Pyne is a bit of a pine......
» 30/11/2013 3:05:15 PM And so say all aficionados of the café latte chatterati, bro......
» 29/11/2013 2:39:46 PM An excellent article Geoff. Streets ahead of the avalanche of Feature's this month. In ad.....
» 29/11/2013 1:35:21 PM Further to http://www.health.gov.au/internet/panflu/publishing.nsf/Content/history-1#1918 .....
» 29/11/2013 1:01:49 PM Interesting article, but: I'm concerned about its concentration on What did WWI mean? and.....
» 28/11/2013 4:45:49 PM Unfortunately not a terribly helpful article. Mixing behavioural relativist asides with co.....
» 28/11/2013 10:51:22 AM True.....
» 27/11/2013 8:11:27 PM superfluous :).....
» 27/11/2013 2:47:44 PM "OF Greece" of course (not) :).....
» 27/11/2013 2:45:06 PM Just goes to show the congenital pessimism and moaning of we Australians is unsupported by.....
» 27/11/2013 1:31:50 PM Are, another write in effort to OLO of the "Global Voices youth delegate to the curre.....
» 27/11/2013 11:03:15 AM Hi James Yeah "doctrinaire views" was indeed being polite. I was going to say &.....
» 27/11/2013 10:29:19 AM Hi Suseonline Hang in there. Intelligent moderate commenters on OLO like you always have .....
» 25/11/2013 11:26:21 AM A good long read which packs in enough themes for 2 or 3 articles. What jumped out for me.....
» 24/11/2013 7:33:13 PM Yep......
» 24/11/2013 6:22:02 PM Hi David G Of course I'm unaware of David Singer's psychology and past experiences. Cert.....
» 24/11/2013 12:37:56 PM Many, mate, many......
» 24/11/2013 12:35:30 PM Lego and EJ You're entitled to your beliefs in our (Australia's) tolerant society. Cheer.....
» 23/11/2013 3:16:13 PM Lego Your clear expression of anti-Semitism made at http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thr.....
» 23/11/2013 2:28:08 PM Hi Davo S On the anti-Semitism scale EJ is mild compared to some http://forum.onlineopini.....
» 23/11/2013 2:09:46 PM Lego What's your point? Are you just finding excuses for your traditional anti-Semitism.....
» 22/11/2013 7:03:50 PM Hi Lachlan On 3rd and 4th reading I may have been a little harsh. And I note your articl.....
» 22/11/2013 2:11:27 PM Be not downhearted Darcy You've achieved a rare thing on OLO - unanimity amongst Commente.....
» 22/11/2013 7:49:14 AM Wow! This has got to be the most bizarre OLO article ever written. Just goes to show rel.....
» 22/11/2013 7:08:50 AM Umm LEGO Sounds like you're stuck in a Dunera Boys time warp of prejudice http://en.wikip.....
» 22/11/2013 6:54:01 AM True Suse But Maggie Thatcher was a women. Pete.....
» 21/11/2013 9:25:30 PM Dear Davo S You work it out for your next article matey. Cheers Pete.....
» 21/11/2013 6:01:35 PM Hi David Singer Now turning to Amnesty International's Annual Report 2013 http://www.amne.....
» 21/11/2013 12:58:56 PM Hi Marika All very true on the trade-offs between humanitarianism and politicised secur.....
» 21/11/2013 12:03:34 PM A-men David G The only solution is to reintroduce the sound custom of women bringing dowr.....
» 21/11/2013 11:39:48 AM A highly technical article most notable in that the author "is a partner in D'Ambra M.....
» 21/11/2013 11:28:30 AM A fairly involved article, probably pitched at parts of Government that fund health. I'm .....
» 21/11/2013 10:53:21 AM Hi Davids The sympathy of the US and other white nations allow Israel to exist. Israel re.....
» 20/11/2013 2:04:09 PM US "Neocons" and "Tea Party"? Unfortunately it looks like some are co.....
» 20/11/2013 9:55:44 AM Hi David Singer This bringing of 90-100 year old Balfour etc history into the argument wo.....
» 19/11/2013 4:27:07 PM Thanks David David G that is. Pete.....
» 19/11/2013 3:11:15 PM GlenC Yes, no and yes......
» 19/11/2013 11:51:20 AM Without Israel's ownership of the Bomb its rightwingers couldn't claim Holy-er-than-Thou e.....
» 18/11/2013 3:11:56 PM Basically a Greens Manifesto of aspirational aims - many of which would be incompatible in.....
» 18/11/2013 1:12:39 PM Drawn from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli_settlement#Legal_status : Most countries,.....
» 18/11/2013 12:57:50 PM Hi David G You can't expect too much from the Zionist Ambassador to Australia. Perhaps o.....
» 18/11/2013 10:38:12 AM Rhrosty If you used paragraphs mate your comments are more likely to be read. Pete.....
» 18/11/2013 10:29:22 AM Is this some kind of joke? "Although the anarchosyndicalist position is correct, it.....
» 15/11/2013 2:32:47 PM Australia probably takes into account Taiwan's proximity and economic size but China is ec.....
» 15/11/2013 2:17:59 PM All on point - especially the last two paras. After years of Rudd-Embassy micro-management.....
» 14/11/2013 1:10:32 PM Jayb Would you like to reiterate your 28th point mate? Pete.....
» 14/11/2013 11:18:41 AM Its unfortunate this article is so long (more than 1600 words) - this will turn off reader.....
» 13/11/2013 10:49:07 AM Killarney You raise questions for which answers are mostly inadequate. It sounds insensi.....
» 12/11/2013 6:53:54 PM Oh you're so harsh David G I think of Tony our own Aussie Tonto - like this http://www.yo.....
» 12/11/2013 6:09:05 PM Killarney Under your fifth way any care or compassion just perpetuates militarism. After.....
» 12/11/2013 9:40:05 AM I would Sparkyq Keating is more than one of Pilger's pet truth tellers. See Rudd at his .....
» 11/11/2013 9:24:15 PM Seems Keating does not have a high opinion of Abbott http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WQvtq.....
» 11/11/2013 5:16:00 PM Hi David G Looks like the highest calling of politics is comedy - as that great philosoph.....
» 11/11/2013 2:55:31 PM Thanks Jon J. A Youtube reflecting little faith, which drew me to the state of the judici.....
» 11/11/2013 1:48:30 PM Hi romingfree Yes following consultation an Australian National Cemetery can be created i.....
» 11/11/2013 9:57:28 AM A serious matter especially if data justifying use of new drugs or medical procedures is i.....
» 11/11/2013 9:33:41 AM This points to the old adage "don't believe what politicians say". I think Aust.....
» 11/11/2013 9:12:29 AM The impact of the Blue Mountain's fires is well described - and then a transition to Afric.....
» 11/11/2013 8:56:46 AM The idea of an Australian National Cemetery should not be rejected just because the US had.....
» 11/11/2013 8:44:32 AM The Liberal-National-Palmer Government from 1 July 2014 will indeed be entertaining. More .....
» 8/11/2013 10:48:44 AM Looks like the NCTCS Party is too good for Australia's political system. Serious parties s.....
» 8/11/2013 10:38:40 AM Certainly shows the Canberra ex-Public Servant tradition of opposing the Coalition is aliv.....
» 7/11/2013 9:34:17 PM I agree that Diamond Eddie Obeid might make a more memorable Leader of the Opposition......
» 7/11/2013 9:28:11 PM I think the Indian metaphor is sound. Though on the surface Abbott is a Tonto who must be .....
» 31/10/2013 12:56:27 PM Good to be informed there is no common ground in negotiations. No progress possible as usu.....
» 31/10/2013 12:20:33 PM Quite an apology. It is to Australia's credit that we are criticised from the perspectiv.....
» 29/10/2013 11:14:35 AM Well the Balkanization of Syria into 10-15 conflicting micro-states certainly has merit in.....
» 28/10/2013 1:07:53 PM There's something to be said for concentrating on problems that we have a chance of influe.....
» 28/10/2013 12:37:27 PM Quite a range of suggestions - superimposing German experience on the rather different con.....
» 24/10/2013 3:06:13 PM In response to the author's pathetic attempt at shaming Australia - "D" to ".....
» 24/10/2013 2:22:14 PM South Australia needs sustainable economic growth based on the human resources, agricultur.....
» 23/10/2013 10:33:18 AM Negative gearing is a permanent interest of swinging voters that no Party (Labor or Coalit.....
» 21/10/2013 4:25:37 PM Hi individual Is not the Bible the literal word of God as revealed in the Bible's last tr.....
» 21/10/2013 9:18:27 AM I'm assuming this is tangential criticism of the new people's Pope for taking sinful selfi.....
» 18/10/2013 1:50:03 PM I'm seeing Blue Jasmine next week - heartened by Pilger's pilgerizing of it......
» 18/10/2013 1:39:42 PM This is a useful and highly targeted poll. Useful because it builds on previous polls cond.....
» 17/10/2013 2:09:56 PM Dickybird You exhibit clashing views that are typical of the tea party movement. Your co.....
» 17/10/2013 12:04:17 PM Hi David G Thought you would enjoy this one :) US dominance is temporary. Stalwart capit.....
» 17/10/2013 11:09:31 AM Hi Rhrosty I agree the tea party Republicans are reactionary with no coherent or workable.....
» 16/10/2013 7:45:33 PM mikk If only a world without Government subsidise, business cross-subsidisation and sundr.....
» 16/10/2013 7:37:27 PM Well yes David G Kellie rights well, with heart, even if I disagree with many (most?) of .....
» 16/10/2013 11:18:57 AM The Horror...the horror! Orwell? The Spanish Inquisition? No...the Guillotine! Behold th.....
» 16/10/2013 9:30:05 AM This article's defence of the US position in the Asia-Pacific (half of the world) probably.....
» 16/10/2013 8:57:10 AM CORRECTION Mr Assange is a long term resident of the ECUADORIAN Embassy, who has not set .....
» 16/10/2013 8:50:52 AM Kellie You must be so irritated that the Abbott Government is exhibiting a low key, profe.....
» 15/10/2013 4:55:03 PM The author under-rates (ignores?) the way higher prices for energy make larger amounts of .....
» 15/10/2013 4:25:54 PM Thankyou David Singer For naively quoting economists' claims to infallible objectivity. .....
» 15/10/2013 11:33:09 AM A rather insensitive article grasping at World Bank assessments for legitimacy. Who would.....
» 14/10/2013 10:57:29 AM Bucks over bullets, I hope. The article may be accurate concerning rightwing campaigns by.....
» 12/10/2013 8:52:25 AM Luciferase You again mate :) Wrong again. Regards Pete.....
» 12/10/2013 8:49:36 AM Luciferase Yes research on "Thorium-based reactors", which can't function witho.....
» 11/10/2013 1:22:40 PM Thorium LFTRs have many claims - no testing in an industrial setting - all is decades in t.....
» 11/10/2013 11:38:54 AM Article suffers from being over-stuffed with details on the run - without explaining early.....
» 11/10/2013 11:26:40 AM Thin article. More about the author's greatness......
» 11/10/2013 11:21:01 AM Hi Noel A good article. Nuclear disasters amount to a high variable risk. Nuclear reac.....
» 11/10/2013 10:25:18 AM Labor's carbon tax government resoundingly turfed out by Australian voters. Far fewer vote.....
» 10/10/2013 11:11:20 AM China, India, the Americas and all of Europe (not just trendy Western Europe) are heavily .....
» 10/10/2013 10:56:22 AM This whole indulgent Labor selection process is an ongoing sign that Labor hasn't learned......
» 9/10/2013 5:05:15 PM By the end of 1973 all in the Middle East, including Egypt, realised the closure of the Su.....
» 9/10/2013 11:36:06 AM Always predictable how most commenters blame oil, Israel or the West for generally Muslim .....
» 7/10/2013 10:09:30 PM Looks like the current status quo de facto compromise is better for Taiwan than antagonisi.....
» 4/10/2013 9:26:59 PM Correction Harvard University's interest paying "Endowment" - a largely tax-fr.....
» 4/10/2013 8:22:44 PM Hi individual Actually ANU remains second in Oz falling from 37th to 48th worldwide. Mel.....
» 4/10/2013 7:38:52 PM Yeah Poi-rot If nothing else, SPQR's Youtubes and Boob-Tubes, yes he wears them, are seco.....
» 4/10/2013 6:44:55 PM As a skullar of self-repute from my ivory tower I use nout but: - "...is informed by.....
» 4/10/2013 1:21:04 PM Thanks SPQR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhhHnYaJ-Vk is a truly cruel weapon that will .....
» 3/10/2013 6:42:40 PM Almost forgot to give a little trans-Pacific nudge to Bill's campaign: http://www.busines.....
» 3/10/2013 6:07:25 PM While one reads this learned epistle with deep reverence, and not a little Jack Daniels, t.....
» 3/10/2013 4:30:38 PM While not providing fawning praise for Abbott's anti-boats policy the militarisation of Au.....
» 3/10/2013 11:19:31 AM If the this is intended to be a PM&C (Abbott's Departmental) Press Release and a fawning o.....
» 2/10/2013 11:26:42 AM Hasbeen and David G Your concepts have edifying merit. Coconuts strapped to gonads can .....
» 1/10/2013 10:27:33 PM But Jardine K. Jardine the butt. In defence of David G far be it from you to deny the und.....
» 1/10/2013 2:17:22 PM Hi Robert LePage I think you make a valuable contribution in identifying burning of clima.....
» 1/10/2013 11:17:25 AM All comments above may lead to AGW sin. Scientists estimate that if all countries halve t.....
» 1/10/2013 10:08:43 AM Hi JF Aus Re your comment: "Why is nothing said about destroying chemical weapons in.....
» 30/09/2013 5:24:28 PM Two items slightly off topic. 1. Real life spy story The US threat to Syrian may be one .....
» 30/09/2013 10:37:25 AM Hi David Singer Resolution 2118 http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sc11135.doc.htm is.....
» 28/09/2013 10:18:51 AM In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, between nieces and enemas: "is time for peace bro&qu.....
» 28/09/2013 9:29:52 AM Yes I do have sympathy for the Palestinians mate - and you for the Syrians?.....
» 27/09/2013 7:20:38 PM Hi David G Yes I am interested in Israel's oppression of Palestinians. I have often refer.....
» 27/09/2013 4:00:37 PM Hi David G. Are you at all interested in Syria's vastly worse human rights record that ha.....
» 26/09/2013 6:46:43 PM Hi David G Mate I think you've made Israel-great-satan points several times on this threa.....
» 26/09/2013 10:10:08 AM Hi David Singer An interesting article. The unnamed Pentagon official you cite provides a.....
» 25/09/2013 9:16:09 AM Hi carol83 Can you produce the actual link to the ABS website and quote actual suicide pe.....
» 24/09/2013 9:59:24 PM David G Isn't the Earth flat mate? When I look up an down the street is doesn't look rou.....
» 24/09/2013 7:05:01 PM A highly qualified female Liberal MP who should have been in Abbott's Ministry is The Hon .....
» 24/09/2013 6:06:57 PM Hi Bernard If one reads your biography on your website http://foolishwisdom.com/who-is-be.....
» 24/09/2013 5:51:09 PM As others have indicated above politicising suicide may not be that helpful. Individual ps.....
» 24/09/2013 4:19:29 PM CONTINUED The pdf for Professor Rabinovich's article (INSS Insight No. 427, May 19, 2013).....
» 24/09/2013 4:06:23 PM Hi David Singer I fear I have been somewhat disingenuous, already having a handle on the .....
» 24/09/2013 11:59:58 AM It would have been useful if the author had offered insights concerning Israel's attitudes.....
» 19/09/2013 8:48:51 PM Hi individual No Western military intervention will help Syrians. But hope is held out f.....
» 19/09/2013 3:11:04 PM Hi halduell Yes I'm also pessimistic that our new government will have the depth to resis.....
» 19/09/2013 2:56:33 PM Hi Marika Yes yours is certainly a thought provoking article. A particular danger of the .....
» 19/09/2013 10:21:48 AM I agree halduell For whatever reason what is left out of the author's article is Israel. .....
» 19/09/2013 9:53:06 AM Hi Tim Dangerous views, but accurate. Dangers to War include: - Referring the war makin.....
» 18/09/2013 7:41:23 PM David G Your blaming of the poor, yet cuddly, US has somewhat of a familiar ring. Other .....
» 18/09/2013 4:07:53 PM I think at this juncture that we can all welcome the new US Ambassador to Australia, John .....
» 18/09/2013 3:57:33 PM Hi Father It also needs to be added that US foreign policies are not the only drivers of .....
» 18/09/2013 12:49:58 PM A great article Graham. Amazing how people can turn what might have been a prosperous and.....
» 18/09/2013 12:27:29 PM David G Your preference for a world without capitalism befits the concept of the new sovi.....
» 18/09/2013 11:51:28 AM The US concept of injecting high explosive (via cruise missile) into Syria as some sought .....
» 17/09/2013 2:49:51 PM Fear not David Singer I'm not one of OLO's trolling denigrators. The problem with Syria .....
» 17/09/2013 12:25:49 PM If rebel groups follow the author's advice to use conventional formations, weapons and tac.....
» 17/09/2013 11:55:48 AM From the treatment of Pauline Hanson, Cheryl Kernot, of women who wanted abortions and now.....
» 17/09/2013 9:56:40 AM Look if Tony decides to have only one woman but 18 men in his Cabinet isn't that right in .....
» 17/09/2013 9:42:35 AM Just goes to show how enlightened members of the British armed services got it right......
» 16/09/2013 4:08:38 PM Yeah you're right David All those AK47s and RPG7s, used by all sides in the Syrian War, w.....
» 16/09/2013 3:28:12 PM The author is wrong on so many points one wonders who he's working for. The authors claim.....
» 16/09/2013 3:05:07 PM Certainly Syrian chemical weapons acquired by rebel or Hezbollah forces might be a dangero.....
» 12/09/2013 5:53:25 PM While moderation and tolerance clearly flow in this forum. Obama is in a position full of.....
» 12/09/2013 1:55:24 PM While I don't for a minute believe Pilger sides with anti-Western authoritarian government.....
» 11/09/2013 4:41:36 PM We have an Abbott and a Bishop but will Cardinal Pell enjoy Abbott's ear? Will Abbott aga.....
» 11/09/2013 12:11:30 PM De Facto "Boots on the Ground" The devil is in the detail of the "collect .....
» 10/09/2013 8:05:02 PM On today's news http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/09/09/uk-syria-crisis-idUKBRE9860L42013.....
» 10/09/2013 2:07:36 PM Is getting a tatt a good idea? Heavy tatt wearers may well regret their youthful choices .....
» 9/09/2013 4:50:40 PM Interesting article Graham. Further evidence of Pakistan's endemic problems. Prime Mini.....
» 7/09/2013 10:29:31 PM It is likely that in the last week the Rudd government provisionally accepted US persuasio.....
» 7/09/2013 6:07:27 PM By injecting high explosive into a country peace will surely result, or will it? US-Frenc.....
» 7/09/2013 9:03:23 AM Hi Loudmouth You've presented some compelling arguments as to why strikes may be necessar.....
» 6/09/2013 1:41:03 PM The major publicised piece of intelligence "proving" Assad launched the 21 Augus.....
» 6/09/2013 11:55:33 AM Bruce I disagree and agree. 1. Disagree with your argument that the US has not approach.....
» 6/09/2013 11:18:16 AM EmperorJulian 1. You dismiss the BNDs evidence by externalising. 2. Your externalising i.....
» 5/09/2013 6:29:57 PM Hi James Yes the legal deficiencies under the UN Charter of the US and France’s case does.....
» 5/09/2013 4:22:56 PM The Syrian War Movie coming to Hollywood http://www.andmagazine.com/content/phoenix/13259.....
» 5/09/2013 2:46:35 PM And the Lord sayeth smite those who are different to us. For we are tolerant Christians gu.....
» 5/09/2013 7:07:57 AM Some evidence of the Assad regime using chemical weapons has been released this morning: .....
» 4/09/2013 12:12:25 PM Hi Geoff, LEGO and David G and "one under god" (the poet) A poll, released by W.....
» 4/09/2013 12:03:20 AM David G. Don't you have any views that are not extreme and rabidly anti-American? Life i.....
» 3/09/2013 5:37:22 PM Interesting watching OLOers fight 1940s battles. There seems to be great difficulty sticki.....
» 2/09/2013 11:02:04 PM Dear James I found some of your reading and views rather, would one say, simple. Having .....
» 2/09/2013 9:09:39 PM Hi spindoc Yes wouldn't it be great if Russia and China were as liberal internationalist .....
» 1/09/2013 11:38:02 PM If this forum is representative of the Australian public - it seems a slight majority of A.....
» 1/09/2013 6:51:32 PM Should Australia be willing to assist the US in a Coalition on Syria? Obama has had to de.....
» 31/08/2013 7:37:24 PM David I'm more emotional than you know. But I have a right to disagree with your calling......
» 31/08/2013 7:10:36 PM Attack on Syria - perhaps 9 hours from now. A significant determinant on the timing of t.....
» 31/08/2013 5:31:43 PM David G. I don't trust any governments particularly great powers be they Russia, the US o.....
» 31/08/2013 4:55:50 PM Hi spindoc To get a handle on the coming attack Googling - Syria Washington Post - probab.....
» 30/08/2013 5:30:22 PM I'm not advocating use of cruise missiles or discounting use of other weapons. @spindoc .....
» 30/08/2013 12:51:24 PM Its interesting the comments in this string appear to reflect the slight UK majority (publ.....
» 26/08/2013 5:00:37 PM Candide - yes this election campaign grind is more irritating than most. Which is the wo.....
» 26/08/2013 11:32:32 AM CHELSEA SPEAKS I stoutly defend Courtney's opinions in this post-trannie-gender world - o.....
» 21/08/2013 4:22:56 PM The variable costs of nuclear disasters and fixed but very high costs of spent fuel make n.....
» 19/08/2013 12:06:27 PM Issues that need to be considered in the nuclear versus conventional propulsion debate inc.....
» 15/08/2013 6:54:37 PM This is a glacial issue - sound of one hand clapping until Adelaideans stop building the A.....
» 12/08/2013 8:17:01 PM Hi Ingolf The main problem with the article is the use of slab quotes (including the firs.....
» 12/08/2013 5:14:53 PM Hi James Well after http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=15120 I'll have anot.....
» 12/08/2013 12:18:47 PM What a mess of an article. At the risk of being considered "rogues" some Austr.....
» 5/08/2013 11:58:20 AM @tomw You'll probably dismiss this but - the answer to your prayers http://www.defence.go.....
» 2/08/2013 4:05:55 PM Great article Alex. On what the government is doing about people smugglers one hopes the .....
» 31/07/2013 8:41:38 PM In the context of Japan's aggression against China, Korea and Southeast Asia leading to th.....
» 31/07/2013 6:17:57 PM "stealth" mentioned because: "The magazine report said General Carlisle ha.....
» 31/07/2013 6:04:57 PM Hi David and (that critic of Edward I of the House of Plantagenet) spindoc To pour fuel o.....
» 30/07/2013 1:56:10 PM Thanks David Stephens And yes Anzac was a criminally wasteful military disaster reconfigu.....
» 22/07/2013 2:16:46 PM Dear Sir Humphries Your frank and fearless display of sound arguments with pertinent fact.....
» 19/07/2013 10:02:10 AM Yes the Rightwing view would indeed be: Democracy and the media frustrate essential respe.....
» 18/07/2013 9:05:52 PM A vote for Rudd is looking better with each passing day. I'd add to Abbott's downsides hi.....
» 4/07/2013 3:10:21 PM "Anyone believing this proposal to restore the territorial status quo existing before.....
» 29/06/2013 11:08:27 AM Yay for that :) I hear Julia may get a UN job. Her strine accent representing Australia......
» 28/06/2013 12:08:57 PM Kevin Rudd is a man beloved by his party, by all public servants, by we the pubic, a State.....
» 26/06/2013 3:09:27 PM The Sydney Morning Herald article "Snowden leaks may embarrass Canberra" of June.....
» 26/06/2013 11:28:07 AM Notably China’s Peoples Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong includes: “1 intelligence g.....
» 25/06/2013 1:09:05 PM A cautionary tale for the Australian government: "The NSA Has No Idea How Much Secre.....
» 23/06/2013 4:06:06 PM I certainly disagree with anti-Chinese, racist, views, noting I also said "in contras.....
» 23/06/2013 12:57:07 PM Hi LEGO I pretty much agree with you, noting the article appears to be re-translated from.....
» 22/06/2013 7:36:26 PM Developments in Snowden-NSA-GCHQ case: 22 June 2013 US charges Edward Snowden with ".....
» 17/06/2013 8:16:48 PM An excellent article Hsin-Yi Lo. China-North Korean (NK) relations never get enough covera.....
» 17/06/2013 1:07:20 PM Hi Shadow Minister and Rhrosty I concur. As Australia only exports Uranium in yellowcake .....
» 17/06/2013 12:50:52 PM The author certainly appears to be aware of the official Iranian foreign policy line on Ir.....
» 17/06/2013 12:34:35 PM Snowden reveals Britain spying on delegates at Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, 2.....
» 16/06/2013 4:21:41 PM Some inconvenient statistics. An interesting article from Glen Greenwald yesterday http:/.....
» 14/06/2013 10:40:06 AM G’day romingfree Yes I agree. State electronic surveillance (and datamining/profiling by .....
» 13/06/2013 5:27:09 PM Governments usually have bipartisan views on electronic surveillance matters, partly becau.....
» 13/06/2013 1:56:14 PM Thanks Raycom and pelican Your value added comments help fill out the picture of oversigh.....
» 24/05/2013 5:04:29 PM Hi Marilyn As usual you speak more sense than the God-lovin troglodytes who populate this.....
» 24/05/2013 4:38:12 PM Oh ye of little faith Don. I have it on good authority from my great Aunty (and she is no.....
» 24/05/2013 4:06:13 PM The problem with Israel-Palestine is not that its full of Jews, Muslims and God forbid it,.....
» 20/05/2013 3:58:36 PM It is possible Pakistan's Imran Khan believes this matter is also Britain's fault......
» 17/05/2013 8:18:09 PM And how long will the East, that is Russia and China, stand idly by, while blocking UN Sec.....
» 8/05/2013 1:05:15 PM Just goes to prove the theorem of intolerance: (presumably)old + men + High Church = Card.....
» 2/05/2013 9:10:20 PM Yes I can think of any number of neutral Western European countries whose "independen.....
» 2/05/2013 2:12:44 PM Hi James I agree and take it you are well across the many obstacles to "coherent def.....
» 2/05/2013 9:46:10 AM A well argued article. Australia fortunately is allotting less money to defence. Hence w.....
» 26/04/2013 5:36:55 PM Yeah Marilyn "sick voyeurism" sums up the bombers' motives and the pigeon-holi.....
» 26/04/2013 5:20:55 PM Are well - this article gets one comment. The prominently placed four letter word (one ca.....
» 20/03/2013 9:16:03 AM Gillard's 457 policy is just another desperate stab in the dark by a Government about to f.....
» 20/03/2013 9:08:07 AM A book about a life that should be read by many......
» 12/03/2013 10:52:53 AM Mannix was a dangerous man - an individual thinker not dependent on the establishment. P.....
» 12/03/2013 10:36:55 AM While blaming Australia is a useful tactic in promoting a humanitarian cause (every cause?.....
» 28/02/2013 10:08:44 AM Correction - second para of my post above: NOT that Abbott appears to be successfully usi.....
» 28/02/2013 9:59:38 AM An excellent commentary perhaps written by a very good academic or based on the overt part.....
» 28/02/2013 9:12:16 AM It appears that some are putting words into Abbott’s mouth and also accusing "conserv.....
» 27/02/2013 11:00:13 AM Presumably the author's reference to "Israel's settlement policies" means armed,.....
» 27/02/2013 10:50:01 AM Sounds like Broome unexpectedly has had a more vibrant, multicultural and interesting hist.....
» 26/02/2013 5:03:29 PM Hi Bronte Truth to tell - in some native English speaking circles of academia such langua.....
» 26/02/2013 8:17:29 AM The following sociology speak had me worried: "It is significant to note that, like .....
» 25/02/2013 8:40:53 AM A valid rebuttal to the "learn an Asian language" enthusiasts who push Asia as a.....
» 21/02/2013 2:41:07 PM @JonSwift Try this one http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=7401 - written al.....
» 21/02/2013 11:52:05 AM If you CLICK ON "ALL" you will get the text for this article. Looks like a glit.....
» 21/02/2013 9:06:31 AM The extent of Julie's knowledge? :-).....
» 18/02/2013 5:07:41 PM Hi Marilyn I agree with your post. The Israeli's might well be brutal in cracking down on.....
» 18/02/2013 8:38:11 AM Certainly raises questions about freedom and many issues of law. The UK has spent more t.....
» 11/02/2013 10:56:39 AM We white males are an oppressed minority who cannot argue our minority status. The small p.....
» 8/02/2013 1:49:49 PM Statistics or polls can be manipulated by the legal structures that the Government of the .....
» 8/02/2013 9:42:26 AM It appears the author is interpreting the results (which actually places Howard first) in .....
» 7/02/2013 11:05:10 AM The article makes some good points but: 1. The hope that going to war will be democratica.....
» 6/02/2013 12:39:11 PM Yes Bruva, Sista or exalted Trannie. Religion is the Opiate of the Masses wot oppresses us.....
» 6/02/2013 10:35:01 AM COMPETITION BETWEEN CHURCHES The contradictory statements in this article of dense prose .....
» 6/02/2013 9:46:39 AM I have to admit - Yuk! The sensible paras toward the end of this article do not overcome.....
» 5/02/2013 11:00:59 AM runner Why only humanism? Perhaps animals may gain pleasure, solace and religious fulf.....
» 5/02/2013 7:07:28 AM Enough of Kiwis and gumboots......
» 4/02/2013 4:50:52 PM I think the healthy Australian voter tradition of cynicism about politicians is far prefer.....
» 4/02/2013 4:26:13 PM Nice book advert. And to unbelievers - are we doomed to die due to "God-force" .....
» 3/02/2013 4:40:39 PM I won't yet get started on Daddy Abbott. Father Abbott just scares me is all. Exercise c.....
» 2/02/2013 3:39:31 PM Hi Geoff Thanks for your in-depth reply so late in Perth. As meeting of minds would have .....
» 1/02/2013 7:27:45 PM Well Pericles it depends how one handles one's predicament. If a person of largish disposi.....
» 1/02/2013 5:27:56 PM But Geoff o P "Eat as much red meat...as you like" Red Meat! Eeeek! My GP ins.....
» 1/02/2013 9:57:28 AM Israel might pay top dollar to exploit its shale deposits - in order to be gas and oil ind.....
» 1/02/2013 9:39:07 AM A mighty interesting article, especially: "Another part of the problem is the way we.....
» 29/01/2013 7:43:44 AM Yes it is a wonder why Jim has bothered to nail/expose Kemeny here - given little chance n.....
» 25/01/2013 8:15:40 AM How can an article about water issues and some bloke's bushwalking days be used as a basis.....
» 24/01/2013 10:20:43 AM Hi JoM Your points may well be accurate. Although cavemen plant-animal food ratios may di.....
» 23/01/2013 2:08:04 PM Your non evolutionary views are well taken J of M. While I admit that I'd prefer making l.....
» 23/01/2013 11:21:46 AM A Cavemen Diet would surely be a yobbo's dream. Red meat on the barbie every night. Onco.....
» 23/01/2013 10:44:39 AM This excommunicable article is a sin against that old man the Lord our Saviour. It shoul.....
» 22/01/2013 1:32:33 PM Thanks SPQR For those references. Another is The Age, Nov 2, 2009, which reported: &qu.....
» 22/01/2013 10:34:04 AM I'm just wondering to what extent all these greenhouse gas spewing bushfires totally cance.....
» 22/01/2013 10:09:00 AM The author, a "Superior Iranian Youth" is doing a good job bringing up serious e.....
» 22/01/2013 9:30:01 AM Having known zilch about German South West African (Namibian) history its useful to learn .....
» 16/01/2013 1:21:06 PM Frequent strains of national-centrism and anti-narcissism cause Americans to blame America.....
» 16/01/2013 12:59:05 PM "Is that why Bhutan beckons? Is it the challenge to spend more time on mountains – ge.....
» 15/01/2013 1:57:41 PM Given India's growing political and economic importance to Australia there is far too litt.....
» 15/01/2013 1:30:24 PM Hi Noel.Wauchope Use of Thorium reactors might in fact be a bonus for Australian miners a.....
» 18/07/2012 5:44:01 PM Hi Danielle Its probably an amoral business at the best of times but immorality (FORCING .....
» 18/07/2012 1:11:17 AM Hi Danielle You're one of the few commenters on Online Opinion who puts together decent r.....
» 17/07/2012 4:55:47 PM Hi David Aside from your standard anti-imperialist titbits and sundry China lovin(?) rhet.....
» 17/07/2012 11:57:23 AM David G and runner I can see you're both ideological twins. David, of the predictable an.....
» 17/07/2012 10:57:59 AM My research on Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation indicated Iran's interest in nuclear weap.....
» 17/07/2012 10:20:50 AM Well argued Steven Anti-Americanism is a lazy ideology of those ignorant of how much Amer.....
» 16/07/2012 9:27:24 PM Danielle Note I said "officially sanctioned case of torture by Britain". I don'.....
» 16/07/2012 5:36:34 PM Thanks Max For referencing your second quote. I'd also add John Yoo to the pantheon of .....
» 16/07/2012 2:22:19 PM Thanks Rhrosty Yes James probably the last officially sanctioned case of torture by Brita.....
» 16/07/2012 10:52:51 AM An ultimate problem with Iran is that it is largely ruled by extremist Islamic priests and.....
» 16/07/2012 10:28:45 AM An odd article, with major gaps in referencing even for its second slab quote. Was it writ.....
» 12/07/2012 5:27:44 PM Oh I don't know each member of Australia's Olympic swimming team is set to earn a cool $10.....
» 11/07/2012 8:57:08 AM Pakistan's double edged policy is pretty much what its been for decades. The only differen.....
» 10/07/2012 11:36:09 PM Curiously after Fairfax pulled the Pakistan - Australia - bin Laden article from its websi.....
» 10/07/2012 11:19:49 AM Sad that what could have been a more balanced article appears to be an unbalanced diatribe.....
» 7/07/2012 10:26:01 PM Thats true Geoff Its similar to problems of journalism. For example if a large newspaper.....
» 7/07/2012 2:50:21 PM Hi Geoff and James As coincidence would have it the Fairfax Press has today printed a fro.....
» 7/07/2012 6:08:58 AM I appreciate that Geoff And look forward to chatting further, including your views on the.....
» 6/07/2012 3:04:16 PM Hi (again) James and G of P Thankyou for your well argued comments on the alternate bin L.....
» 6/07/2012 11:14:18 AM So many people damn Wikipedia because it has many angles. Yet it is a huge and democratic .....
» 6/07/2012 10:08:58 AM Hi James For obvious reasons I can't go into detail concerning the effect of an inadverte.....
» 5/07/2012 11:00:51 PM However the political value, to President Obama, of “finding” and killing bin Laden on Oba.....
» 5/07/2012 10:59:19 PM Further to my post on this string, see http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?articl.....
» 5/07/2012 11:58:55 AM A very informative article. The lack of infrastructure development in East Timor is a res.....
» 5/07/2012 11:17:16 AM BIN LADEN ISOLATED FROM 2005 Why do we trust Ms Bishop's or President Obama's narrative o.....
» 2/07/2012 12:07:32 PM Yes at the London Olympics, starting this month, there is a higher than usual chance of a .....
» 2/07/2012 11:08:35 AM The use of armed UAVs (drones) in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia has coincided w.....
» 30/06/2012 12:35:04 AM Hi James I initially suspected your book list encouragement was didactic but that was fle.....
» 29/06/2012 3:56:49 PM Thanks sarnian Then I wouldn't need to field stupid suggestions....:) Planta.....
» 29/06/2012 3:27:56 PM Thanks James Re "A good factual basis is always a useful starting point." You.....
» 29/06/2012 11:46:19 AM Oh no. Not another Great Satan Amerika causation theory! Or was it the Soviet invasion of.....
» 29/06/2012 10:17:37 AM Casablanca anyone? Strangely enough there appears to be a hard core of young Western woma.....
» 28/06/2012 6:31:51 PM Yes between Departments. But the legality (or otherwise) of current/former Departmental of.....
» 28/06/2012 12:22:32 PM Classified Information Theme forgotten Its odd that this thread has concentrated on Publi.....
» 28/06/2012 11:09:44 AM Ahhg, with a mishmash of subjective judgements on what is Right or Left, based on cherry-p.....
» 27/06/2012 5:13:16 PM Depends which Departments not to mention regulatory Statutory Authorities......
» 27/06/2012 5:07:40 PM And Once Upon a Time Children Aunty Julia and the Green Pixies (so happy and gay) were so.....
» 27/06/2012 2:27:34 PM Just to clear up some points. Federal Public Servants are actively discouraged from takin.....
» 27/06/2012 9:07:51 AM The Carbon Tax gives me a warm feeling that Australia is doing its bit to save the Earth t.....
» 26/06/2012 1:59:12 PM The Australian Government has been known to blacklist employees for life, particularly for.....
» 25/06/2012 9:50:16 AM As the writer indicates Afghanistan has become a more dangerous place over the last six ye.....
» 24/06/2012 2:28:47 PM Would what Bob Carr (as Foreign Minister) said today comfort Assange? http://www.abc.net.a.....
» 23/06/2012 1:52:50 PM Ulis You've produced an excellent analysis reflecting the complexity of Egypt's situation.....
» 22/06/2012 10:10:06 PM Hi Dan Probably yes. Plan A (to be tried first) would be voluntary Ecuadorian extraditio.....
» 22/06/2012 9:49:51 PM And then there is the Russian-oil-FSB-military complex. Russia may be the world's largest .....
» 22/06/2012 4:01:17 PM Amen to that Quick There are certainly observable generational differences with <50 (t.....
» 22/06/2012 2:25:02 PM Dan Can we conclude that Assange's bid to escape rape allegations can be excused by Assan.....
» 22/06/2012 2:01:20 PM Amen to that Steven. While all countries have their good and evil aspects so much is ambi.....
» 22/06/2012 9:56:00 AM Yes Assange broke bail laws but then again Assenge is above laws intended for normal peopl.....
» 22/06/2012 8:43:00 AM Onya David I would have been on your side... I have my own views - you have your trade u.....
» 21/06/2012 3:40:25 PM Hi Rhrosty As with every Egyptian government since "Camp David" in 1978 the US .....
» 21/06/2012 3:12:57 PM @David I think the old establishment Churches and most other religions have a tendency to.....
» 21/06/2012 2:12:24 PM Umm, yeah, we all concur. So what is to be done vis a vis Australian Government policy? .....
» 21/06/2012 1:28:01 PM Jesus' most abiding message was tolerance. Us mortals, including purported conduits of Je.....
» 20/06/2012 10:35:15 AM Assange has attempted to evade Swedish and international legal systems by escaping to the .....
» 19/06/2012 10:42:05 PM I'm confused Fredrick Are you saying Assange is an anti-Semite or something? Planta.....
» 19/06/2012 1:15:13 PM Assange is the hero of our age, whom many of his entourage worship. And to think Swedes a.....
» 18/06/2012 1:05:05 PM Hey Ben Having written your second OLO article its rather obnoxious of you to bag people .....
» 18/06/2012 10:52:44 AM I'm in agreement with michael_in_adelaide Conventional explosion, proliferation and recor.....
» 15/06/2012 1:00:53 PM Even better there a safer types of nuclear reactor http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/inf06.....
» 15/06/2012 7:46:35 AM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) certainly looks like a contrarian organisation.....
» 6/06/2012 10:54:53 AM A puzzling article. Very US centric. It largely restricts its observations to a narrow vie.....
» 6/06/2012 10:22:19 AM Well written article. I found the same thing in Wellington and Queenstown, NZ. One would .....
» 6/06/2012 9:51:52 AM There's something DISGUSTING about this article: The mood of the masses can be frightenin.....
» 1/06/2012 9:22:09 AM OLO readers could be forgiven for thinking China is the monthly OLO Feature and not the La.....
» 31/05/2012 7:36:40 AM Hi individual Its both a Chinese communist and centuries of Confucion rule tradition to s.....
» 31/05/2012 1:27:47 AM Another excellent article Brian. Something about authoritarian countries (and Japan) allo.....
» 30/05/2012 12:48:43 PM Thanks Chris Your thought-provoking article deserved a considered (and sometimes contrary.....
» 30/05/2012 11:15:55 AM Hi Chris An interesting article which got me to thinking. I have an ambivalent attitude .....
» 27/05/2012 9:25:44 PM Oh individual!! the Porto version sounds like a French love song :) Pete.....
» 27/05/2012 6:34:29 PM This is just for you David http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0y5GDvN9_OE&feature=related E.....
» 26/05/2012 5:59:00 PM David And above I also said: "Naturally diplomacy is the first form of defence and .....
» 26/05/2012 2:26:36 PM Yeah individual I spose there are violent habits among some in any group. Planta.....
» 25/05/2012 11:42:19 AM BOTH SIDES OF POLITICS WILL GIVE US A CARBON TAX. I'll enlarge on what runner said about .....
» 24/05/2012 11:45:26 PM Thanks Chris mac I pretty much agree with you on British decline and US still on top. I.....
» 24/05/2012 7:30:38 PM Hi mac Certainly we learned not to rely on allies that couldn't deliver on our defence ie.....
» 24/05/2012 5:16:12 PM James "realistic appraisal" usually leans toward the Curtin approach rather th.....
» 24/05/2012 12:11:01 PM A great author review Kees. Sounds like Cheever painfully generated the themes of his wo.....
» 24/05/2012 10:53:33 AM As you distrust the US Bruce I suppose China is automatically more trustworthy...? Wonder.....
» 23/05/2012 11:40:53 AM Billy, zee ortha, ist einz Mein Fuhrer short off a Blitzkrieg. Peiter.....
» 15/05/2012 1:55:18 PM I feel sorry for ther people of South and North Korea. In the North mass starvation so t.....
» 26/04/2012 9:43:47 PM Hi Andrew On Australian surveillance I read a rumour a year ago that our DoD (for DIGO an.....
» 26/04/2012 12:16:41 PM Good article Marko. What India claims about Agni V capabilities and what can be proven wi.....
» 19/04/2012 12:54:03 PM MORE MOUTHPEICES SUPPORTING MEK US politicians must service their constituencies - this l.....
» 18/04/2012 1:52:05 PM India should look at the big picture. If the dam projects are for a total of less than 100.....
» 18/04/2012 1:31:52 PM It should be Australia's preeminent foreign policy goal this year to harness Australia's c.....
» 6/04/2012 7:30:58 PM You're in good company Ludwig. I suffer the same thing. What an amazingly learned debate.....
» 5/04/2012 8:43:51 AM So does this make Mr Potato Head a Political Commissar?.....
» 29/03/2012 10:15:26 AM Too many typos third last para of the lesson......
» 29/03/2012 10:05:23 AM Onya Julie. Break foreign policy bipartisanship for few votes......
» 28/03/2012 4:03:12 PM Thanks for replying Chris My reference to your possible religiosity came from your author.....
» 28/03/2012 8:54:35 AM Huawei might be singled out by conservative scholars of the Catholic Church (see author's .....
» 26/03/2012 9:41:08 AM IRON DOME ON SALE NOW The article is lacking 'What actually is Iron Dome?' As in all asp.....
» 16/03/2012 11:46:15 AM I don't see foreign security forces withdrawing for years. This is in the sense that the.....
» 16/03/2012 11:25:47 AM One woman's information liberationist is another's* leak monger-ist. *Our charismatic Jul.....
» 15/03/2012 7:56:26 PM There are strict no-sex rules for cadets at ADFA. There are a mass of other rules - in an .....
» 15/03/2012 11:48:46 AM A stimulating article though my lack of faith in politicians, even Ministers of the Crown,.....
» 13/03/2012 8:32:41 AM So very well written. It demonstrates how past events and conditions can be written out of.....
» 8/03/2012 4:17:19 PM Hi Yabby I think we're on the same track. Note I said: "A nuclear arms race of thre.....
» 8/03/2012 3:54:30 PM Yes Bob Carr was Australia's second most powerful politician for many years and he clearly.....
» 7/03/2012 11:09:21 PM Arjay I wouldn't be too hard on the "masses" because nuclear Iran has been a cr.....
» 7/03/2012 2:32:58 PM Hi imajulianutter Taking your points in turn: I think the Arab Spring has militarily wea.....
» 7/03/2012 9:56:41 AM An important article by a writer well placed to represent an Iranian perspective. National.....
» 29/02/2012 4:39:46 PM While the author is apparently an Iranian-American scholar his statistics laden article ra.....
» 29/02/2012 3:57:45 PM As well as Australia ignoring Japan's rail directions inovations we also ignore China's &q.....
» 23/02/2012 1:11:27 PM Article certainly reinforces the truism that Indonesia is only democratic on the surface w.....
» 23/02/2012 12:47:23 PM As Mindanao is the JI, pirate and kidnap capital of the Philippines I hope you and yours d.....
» 23/02/2012 12:38:00 PM In these days of Labor leadership struggles beware what yee plausibly argue - for Rudd may.....
» 14/02/2012 12:58:22 PM An excellent ethnographic, socio-political study. On the Western scale of things all thes.....
» 8/02/2012 9:52:54 AM There is a continuing suspicion among foreigners that it is the UN and foreign ideas, fore.....
» 7/02/2012 10:16:53 AM But Rudd or Abbott would be worse. 24/7 Kevin ignored most of his political colleagues a.....
» 7/02/2012 6:41:00 AM LEGO I disagree with almost all Monty Pythonesque randomness. But I agree that as this is.....
» 6/02/2012 11:16:46 AM Why is Australia there? As a loyal ally backing up the US - simple. All this is in the def.....
» 3/02/2012 11:36:03 AM There's nothing heroic about Manning's or Assange's selfish publicity actions. Poor littl.....
» 2/02/2012 8:47:44 AM After pointing out that Australia hardly has any trade with Iran the author's claim that A.....
» 31/01/2012 2:43:44 PM Probably the worst, name dropping, OLO article I've ever read. "Occupy" in the.....
» 30/01/2012 1:22:45 PM A second rate Army that couldn't beat the army of much smaller Iraq after 8 years (1980-88.....
» 30/01/2012 1:13:16 PM The author simplisticly forgets how much worse Rudd was "If Rudd does return, the t.....
» 27/01/2012 11:06:16 AM Should it be renamed Thing I Shouldn't Buy? Perhaps withdraw it from the Library to take i.....
» 27/01/2012 10:54:10 AM AUSTRALIA DAY?? GILLARD SHOULD APOLOGISE For her crappy form. A PM Minister who can't kee.....
» 27/01/2012 10:40:11 AM It always seems to be countries with a high oil output that are liberated for humanitarian.....
» 24/01/2012 10:46:19 AM Hi Marko An excellent article. I agree with most points including: page.1 – there is too.....
» 24/01/2012 9:15:34 AM Probably nothing to worry about. What with the easy cave-in of Wilkie's Pokie regulation .....
» 23/01/2012 10:58:33 AM An awesome Pilgerist broad-spectrum rant that would have been more effective if it wasn't .....
» 23/01/2012 10:26:30 AM Thanks cancerIFA Yes, I agree that the authenticity of The Increment may owe something to.....
» 20/01/2012 3:08:15 PM In addition to the author's ignorance of non-Israeli reasons for US concern over Iran (see.....
» 20/01/2012 2:46:29 PM The most powerful countries of any era suffer the same national-centrism - that is seeing .....
» 20/01/2012 11:13:53 AM An article with several messages. It criticises (overwhelmingly volunteer and non-profit).....
» 20/01/2012 10:36:53 AM A great article, balancing the personal experiences of the author and the contents of the .....
» 20/01/2012 10:19:31 AM The Israel obsessed author cannot conceive of the fact that US policies against Iran are l.....
» 18/01/2012 11:02:27 AM Hi Arjay From what I've read the interaction between intelligence agencies with the execu.....
» 13/01/2012 12:08:07 PM The author ends with "Some say the terror persists" - indeed it does. The terro.....
» 13/01/2012 11:33:13 AM An odd sought of a world. Ordinary people deserve more column inches when they die where a.....
» 12/01/2012 3:16:15 PM Its appropriate that the reviewer indicates she is a member of the Liberal Party because i.....
» 12/01/2012 2:47:59 PM Don't think I'd like the Burton patriach's or Sillitoe's outlooks on life. Planta.....
» 12/01/2012 2:36:48 PM Interesting article. Sounds like Sneum's high degree of initiative, rather than being a m.....
» 10/01/2012 11:07:35 AM PR ensures continuing budgets for largely bureaucratic organisations. The FBI's longstand.....
» 10/01/2012 10:50:28 AM Goes to show the first duty of a writer, journalist or politician is to interest readers o.....
» 6/01/2012 7:20:05 PM Surely a vastly complex society and economy as India should feel blessed by the cherry pic.....
» 6/01/2012 5:12:18 PM One risk is CHURN. That is - equipment sellers, ISPs and phone companies will inflict a s.....
» 6/01/2012 4:16:12 PM I think the comment about "defence advisors" had relevance, comparitive national.....
» 5/01/2012 12:14:46 PM Good article. Indicates that Iran's nuclear weapon's program enjoys long term Iranian na.....
» 4/01/2012 10:01:29 AM At least two disturbing visions are thrown up by this article. They are "terminal cat.....
» 19/12/2011 9:13:32 AM TALIBAN CHRISTMAS - SEE BELOW Good article with many valid points on attitudes towards an.....
» 16/12/2011 11:42:58 AM As long as the EAS doesn't go the way of APEC (with over emphasis on leadership summit for.....
» 15/12/2011 8:08:37 AM NIMBY Reality... Great ideas - and the author's home, Byron Bay (or anywhere else in Oz) .....
» 15/12/2011 7:54:54 AM Let's dumb it down and exclusively blame white government... Pilger's Christmas Carol?.....
» 28/11/2011 2:51:50 PM I'm not "miserable" and religion is not my concern. Reputedly among the religi.....
» 19/11/2011 10:19:26 AM Thanks Bempec Here's more about life and the prospectt of religious execution in Iran, fr.....
» 18/11/2011 3:56:05 PM Firstly its interesting the author who has been or still is funded by the Iranian Governme.....
» 16/11/2011 9:09:19 AM OK so lefty anti-American? suggests America should have just accepted a foreign attack on .....
» 16/11/2011 8:49:45 AM If Australia's main reason for remaining in Afghanistan is to train the Afghan Army that r.....
» 16/11/2011 8:38:43 AM It must be remembered that for three years Australia has endorsed the sale of uranium to I.....
» 14/11/2011 5:19:23 PM Thanks Plerdsus The Indians also are looking into thorium power - which may become a real.....
» 14/11/2011 9:02:26 AM The author should dig a little deeper about Australia. The Federal Departments of Finance.....
» 14/11/2011 8:45:41 AM Dear Twerps and Nongs But isn't there a remote chance that Germany can convert dirty coal.....
» 10/11/2011 11:06:41 AM I think the article's in the right direction. Just some points: - Re "This is an ext.....
» 19/10/2011 11:55:41 AM A well balanced analysis: - not only reflecting the credible assessment of scholars conce.....
» 18/10/2011 10:16:09 AM Torture by the Afghan Government....? Well at least we know what Australian troops are fi.....
» 18/10/2011 10:06:48 AM This article contains many interesting insights into Iran's, Syria's, Saudi and US actions.....
» 14/10/2011 9:58:23 AM "The Heritage Foundation Counterterrorism Task Force" in its official capacity i.....
» 7/10/2011 10:21:53 AM Assertions that "capture and kill" is an update of the Vietnam's War's notoriou.....
» 3/10/2011 10:41:41 AM Lest we forget......
» 8/09/2011 8:36:12 AM And Libya can be added to the list of Arab and Persian states that will fall short of the .....
» 23/08/2011 12:17:35 PM "Entry into the online marketplace is in theory open to virtually anyone with suffici.....
» 19/08/2011 9:19:34 AM The author's mind is arid (full of assumptions about overseas supremacy) not willing to co.....
» 10/08/2011 8:04:31 AM The author sums up Australia's neglect of the world's largest democracy, which is also in .....
» 1/08/2011 10:49:44 AM What a set of retrospective (not prescient or expert) observations. Luckily the author a.....
» 29/07/2011 9:09:15 AM Just goes to show too much religion anywhere is a bad thing. The psychological and physic.....
» 29/07/2011 8:55:22 AM A deftly written piece of international political economy. The author's super blog The Da.....
» 28/07/2011 3:14:06 PM rpg My knowledge of this subject is from open sources and handy contacts in the US. Austr.....
» 28/07/2011 1:48:13 PM rpg I recall Bryant had bought at least one semiauto/or perhaps full auto assault-rifle (.....
» 28/07/2011 11:19:52 AM It doesn't follow that generalising about skin colour and gender is necessarily sufficient.....
» 26/07/2011 11:24:47 AM And there's more. The all powerful Greens have not only confirmed No Uranium to India but .....
» 26/07/2011 10:57:37 AM As established in the US-Soviet race to space from the 1950s space achievements are warfar.....
» 25/07/2011 2:52:08 PM The subject is one of my main interests but the article is excessively long. Its OLO's c.....
» 22/07/2011 12:37:32 PM A top notch article. Which recounts the rolling disasters that are occurring in Afghanist.....
» 22/07/2011 12:14:21 PM Methinks some may be eternally frustrated that they cannot be Foreign Minister and that a .....
» 19/07/2011 6:35:33 PM As I was saying earlier in this thread: "..until some Deep Throat talks - with the r.....
» 18/07/2011 11:27:39 AM Interesting comments from a promising Party Leader then sad Labor casualty. To the percei.....
» 12/07/2011 12:54:39 PM This situation does not represent any US absence of mind. The US is not only in Afghanist.....
» 11/07/2011 10:31:43 AM Fellow OLO punters will recall Gillard's Extreme slur against dear Bobby Green, thus: &qu.....
» 9/07/2011 5:39:29 PM I agree with you exactly 'individual' and am not pushing tertiary education. I was writin.....
» 8/07/2011 12:34:45 PM NOTE 'CONFLICT RESOLUTION' HAS LARGELY REPLACED 'PEACE' IN MANY INSTITUTIONS AROUND AUSTRA.....
» 7/07/2011 10:12:48 AM REACTORS WOULD BE PANACEAS IF THEY WEREN'T SO DANGEROUS - terrorists or disgruntled react.....
» 6/07/2011 12:14:43 PM Hi Brian A good article - I think your closest to it on your themes of present day guided.....
» 6/07/2011 11:28:48 AM I agree with Taswegian in the sense that concerted discussion of nuclear power for Austral.....
» 1/07/2011 9:40:08 PM The connection of this terrorist attack with the ISI is well taken. The mainstream media .....
» 30/06/2011 11:24:52 AM A rare description of the Central Asian oil market that recognises the competition for ene.....
» 29/06/2011 3:47:46 PM GREEN'S HUNG PARLIAMENT THE MAIN PROBLEM Never mind about Schubert's short, shallow, pret.....
» 27/06/2011 5:39:46 PM I think it likely that the US negotiations with the Taliban would consist of the following.....
» 27/06/2011 2:05:58 PM Carbon CATE - AUSTRALIA'S own ASTROPIXIE I have but two comments: 1. Confucianism appear.....
» 23/06/2011 11:39:41 PM I didn't know where this article was going - was it edging towards declaring American war .....
» 17/06/2011 3:18:57 PM An interesting article especially about Japan's earthquake and tsunami preparedness, inclu.....
» 16/06/2011 1:41:14 PM Interesting article Competition for future oil (and other valuable resource) fields in th.....
» 15/06/2011 11:33:26 AM Good Article Unfortunately the position of those who have long opposed uranium to India w.....
» 14/06/2011 2:31:24 PM PALIN FOR PRESIDENT As America leads the Free World, including Australia, the judgement a.....
» 9/06/2011 1:53:31 PM DON'T TAKE WOMAN ON THE FRONT LINE TOO SERIOUSLY The Defence spin doctors (at the uniform.....
» 9/06/2011 1:19:27 AM Thanks PaulL For balance, at least one of us needs to push the American (um Molan?) line .....
» 8/06/2011 1:52:02 PM A good article. One could have always guessed that the ecstatic pro-democracy protests in.....
» 6/06/2011 12:35:23 PM Hi Bruce A good article in line with my comment on Friday's article which highlighted &qu.....
» 3/06/2011 5:44:28 PM LETS HOPE OUR LEADERS CAN DROP SAD U.S. SAYINGS I'm hoping that the new Chief of the Defe.....
» 31/05/2011 2:09:02 PM I think the moralisers that Jennifer so well describes broadly have a problem with sex ful.....
» 9/05/2011 9:54:40 PM Hmmm Got a say, about our democracy, through sheer Aussie goodness, conquering capitalist.....
» 9/05/2011 1:28:53 PM THIS ARTICLE COULD DIG DEEPER AND ASK MORE QUESTIONS It is incorrect in para 7 to say tha.....
» 7/04/2011 11:33:30 AM An interesting article. While most of rural India involves traditional oppression of lowe.....
» 6/04/2011 12:55:49 PM Other COMMENTERS and GARY: should realise this whole Libyan rebel movement looks like an .....
» 29/03/2011 4:58:20 PM Hi Keith I don't know about "Argrib" but the yanks, at least, have valued Arbib.....
» 29/03/2011 12:40:43 PM Just to add a bit of context about Arbib matter from the press-Wikileaks relationship. Th.....
» 28/03/2011 10:01:34 AM If a Party bows to pressure from the minority Greens and Contractor Garnaut's messianic .....
» 17/03/2011 11:49:28 PM Things are now really bad: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/03/17/501364/main20044142......
» 17/03/2011 10:29:44 AM Doh! Get thouest real. Unlike some - I'm not deferentially keeping my head in the sand. .....
» 17/03/2011 9:30:30 AM Here's an Engineer and Expert who sounds quite convincing: A hands on American engineer w.....
» 17/03/2011 9:18:21 AM This looks like one of the commercials written up as news that Media Watch goes on about. .....
» 16/03/2011 12:24:33 PM Building reactors in a highly active seismic/earthquake areas like Japan is intrinsically .....
» 16/03/2011 12:03:42 PM For once, Jim, I agree with your article. The bias of experts, many of whom act as consul.....
» 7/03/2011 10:19:34 PM Ummm pelican I think it possible your post about drink spiking was place on this Defence .....
» 7/03/2011 9:39:31 PM Are well the Opposition seem to be taking my advice of March 4 [bottom of second comment o.....
» 7/03/2011 10:49:17 AM Quite an expose. Though on the flipside I suspect that the majority of Afghani's see the.....
» 4/03/2011 3:24:04 PM Hi Amicus I agree with Wakatak that its best to stick to defence sector points. Scatter.....
» 4/03/2011 11:54:31 AM Very thought provoking. Almost too kind to the Naval hierarchy. Lack of accountability at.....
» 2/03/2011 9:03:21 PM Actually it was the French who contributed most to Israel's military power, by the French:.....
» 1/03/2011 12:17:57 PM Local Councils are not paid by their ratepayers to make foreign policy declarations - othe.....
» 28/02/2011 3:19:19 PM Well written essay Bruce I agree with most of it. HOWEVER, it is easy to be smug about Am.....
» 24/02/2011 11:23:23 AM Well Brucey. There was the chance of Abbott and Costello but Punch and Julie will have to.....
» 9/02/2011 6:58:16 PM !@#$% - what a lucky, lucky, bastard......
» 8/02/2011 12:03:48 PM A very interesting but disturbing essay. I feel unsettled with the concept of "US, C.....
» 31/01/2011 4:46:31 PM The PPP may be the current government in power and therefore part of the medium term probl.....
» 19/10/2010 4:30:36 PM sarnian Afghanistan's Taliban gave bin Laden a relatively safe place to live and may do s.....
» 19/10/2010 11:52:40 AM The author's legal and moral criteria befit a lecturer but not the politicians, commanders.....
» 15/10/2010 11:58:26 AM Gillard's ALP is ever mindful that it must pay homage to the Greens balance of power in Pa.....
» 12/10/2010 7:08:03 AM Damn the frogs. Full speed ahead!! ;).....
» 22/09/2010 11:49:21 PM Diss Kourosh Ziabari seem one hottie short of a harem. Blatant Iranian propaganda. Yes Is.....
» 22/09/2010 12:41:51 AM Any optimism the author feels is probably misplaced. Gillard has so far proven herself th.....
» 16/08/2010 8:21:17 PM And the allegations against the Abbott continue: In 1998, Tony Abbott established a trust.....
» 16/08/2010 10:03:30 AM In connection with the Angels and Demons imagery of this erudite article it is only a vici.....
» 5/08/2010 11:03:05 AM Having constantly experienced the inability of most OLO commenters to absorb complex factu.....
» 4/08/2010 9:40:05 AM Hi Arjay Your first 3 paras, highlighting the historical duplicity of US foreign/defence .....
» 3/08/2010 3:57:14 PM (part 2 of attempt to refute humanitarian good sense) Further on US national interest com.....
» 3/08/2010 3:51:17 PM Well while immigration dominates OLO comments this day I attempted (manfully) to unearth h.....
» 22/07/2010 10:58:10 PM "But that reality does not give Beijing license to throw its weight around with impun.....
» 19/07/2010 5:30:07 PM Good article overall. There may be, however, some underestimation of the massive Delhi Ga.....
» 16/07/2010 5:25:19 PM Hi David G Its a true sign of new found friendship that you show concern for my intellect.....
» 16/07/2010 2:14:00 PM Hi David G Yes and certainly protecting our poeple from the warmongers in Russia and Chin.....
» 16/07/2010 10:18:52 AM REVISED VIEW - STICK WITH THE US UNTIL WE BUILD OUR OWN On further consideration my extol.....
» 15/07/2010 4:11:26 PM Dearest ALGOREisRICH (Third Reich) or whatever. The diversity of my political views is a .....
» 15/07/2010 12:18:08 PM Hi Kellie Your article is probably the best I've seen on OLO. This is in terms of use of .....
» 12/07/2010 9:39:02 AM Good article. I need to add that: "The Pentagon ...winning the hearts and minds not.....
» 12/07/2010 12:27:49 AM A fine, wide-ranging article, Brian. North Korea's rulers have managed to stretch the pai.....
» 3/07/2010 11:39:55 AM A good, highly informed article - but I disagree about its emphasis in some places, which .....
» 30/06/2010 12:32:36 AM Just one more observation about China's progress in East Timor. I'm specifically interest.....
» 30/06/2010 12:23:40 AM Hi Michi Baucau strategic I'm specifically interested in East Timor - a place where much.....
» 29/06/2010 3:22:50 PM Good article about under-appreciated India's place in the world. Interesting about: &quo.....
» 28/06/2010 11:21:43 PM In agreement with Anansi (while doubting Richard the X) I say that religion is the hooc.....
» 28/06/2010 9:53:47 PM Hi Michi I know what you're saying - that we should all be wary of China, whatever econom.....
» 27/06/2010 7:20:50 AM Thanks Kate Good article. We may have several things in common... I was particularly imp.....
» 26/06/2010 4:56:44 PM Thanks Formersnag "hard to pin down" is the highest accolade. I've experienced .....
» 25/06/2010 11:37:41 PM Hi JOSHHHH I agree with you - umm all accept for the part about poor construction decisio.....
» 25/06/2010 11:25:53 PM I agree floatinglili All thinking shades of political opinion and genders should be suppo.....
» 25/06/2010 12:43:53 PM Ayaan Hirsi Ali sounds like the best type of intellectual writer - this side of Greer. A.....
» 25/06/2010 12:09:43 PM Finely written. Rudd is out and Julia Gillard has the opportunity to say Sorry to both wh.....
» 25/06/2010 1:19:14 AM EAST TIMOR - CHINA'S WEST PAPUA? While East Timorese may one day find they are an ethnic .....
» 23/06/2010 1:45:29 PM PART TWO to maracas1: So it probably doesn't matter to Australia anymore if Gusmao/Ramos-.....
» 23/06/2010 1:13:32 PM maracas1 Its times like these that I really appreciate being lump-summed early out of gov.....
» 23/06/2010 9:55:05 AM Thanks Chin Jin An excellent article. And yes I agree Mao was "capable" though.....
» 22/06/2010 3:15:19 PM Hi nairbe maracas is the person with the "argument about the communist leanings of F.....
» 22/06/2010 12:27:29 PM maracas1 Firstly I'd like to thank you for your input, which I always hope for. Secondly.....
» 21/06/2010 8:47:27 AM Hi matteo - PART TWO So perhaps there are no dramas about Xi Jinping. Maybe the usual Par.....
» 21/06/2010 8:45:34 AM Hi matteo Xi Jinping is no man of mystery. Chinese sources have been remarkably open abou.....
» 16/06/2010 9:47:21 AM a good, smooth, learned, article - walking the issue to Tibet......
» 5/06/2010 10:38:14 PM (Lord) Downer with American helicopters supplied to bad Israelis INFIDELS. This boarding .....
» 5/06/2010 10:31:44 PM Well its happened Mr Pilger - the Israeli operation You, yes You sir, organised - and fina.....
» 5/06/2010 10:28:40 PM This boarding of MV Rachel Corrie is bad. http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/06/05/2.....
» 5/06/2010 10:15:57 PM HOT Israeli vs Islamic Knights: Well as your (overt) custodian of Current Intelligence (&.....
» 5/06/2010 5:08:06 PM First two paras looks plausible. Bless em ;).....
» 3/06/2010 3:58:45 PM Formersnag Me a "loony lefty"? You're obviously new around OLO. I see Israel .....
» 3/06/2010 10:54:43 AM Look Israel is never wrong...umm. The author attempts to feed off UN legitimacy even when.....
» 3/06/2010 9:50:48 AM THIS IS NOT A DUMBED DOWN POLITICAL OR RELIGIOUS ISSUE This issue unites all concerned ab.....
» 2/06/2010 11:55:02 AM Are proof at last. And to think Israel has successfully hidden its (post 1948) American .....
» 31/05/2010 9:24:32 PM PULL THE OTHER ONE BRIAN ;) Just a little concerned that you may by enduring undue happy .....
» 31/05/2010 10:39:46 AM keith: Gough! :).....
» 27/05/2010 11:03:17 AM Jake's article is difficult to assess, partly because its so good. This is set against my.....
» 26/05/2010 10:54:50 AM Articles on OLO or anywhere else always contain comment. No "facts" stand by the.....
» 18/05/2010 11:51:14 AM A fine article - that must have been difficult to write. I agree that the civilian ".....
» 13/05/2010 5:23:13 PM Well this "analysis" is all warm and fuzzy it leaves out the key obstacle to pea.....
» 5/05/2010 2:20:38 PM Well I spose Iran deserves the right of response, albeit with a propaganda pitch, to balan.....
» 3/05/2010 9:02:22 PM Hi Jim Thanks for replying. I did read your article however I was not convinced that the.....
» 3/05/2010 4:14:19 PM Jim You and I both know Russia has so much weapons grade plutonium that it has been selli.....
» 3/05/2010 2:57:44 PM Dear Pericles If you are in fact the embodiment of a long dead Athenian statesmen I trust.....
» 3/05/2010 10:39:19 AM No probs Sev I certainly do have empathy for the needy - which does not include literary .....
» 2/05/2010 11:50:25 PM Poiret If you can't see the many instances of abuse by now I won't be able to persuade yo.....
» 2/05/2010 3:27:10 PM Dearest pox and panda Cassie's female status is neither relevant nor an excuse for her ab.....
» 28/04/2010 12:35:14 PM Look, my concern is Cassie's ceptophilia at the expense of my/our country. Ceptophilia (.....
» 28/04/2010 10:26:02 AM After Cassie's abuse of Australia, one can only say: - lightweight authors are exportable.....
» 27/04/2010 11:44:37 AM I agree Brian Here are parts of a very useful ABC Online article to support your bikes ar.....
» 16/04/2010 1:35:45 PM Excellent article Kellie (never thought I'd say that :) Your first link "Afghanist.....
» 14/04/2010 2:37:40 PM Good article Bruce. The description of AFP's and ASIO's reliance on third country governm.....
» 24/03/2010 11:12:45 AM An excellent article. But task must be taken with author's insinuation that Rudd might st.....
» 10/03/2010 1:06:25 PM I believe Australian troops should be withdrawn fron Afghanistan this year because we have.....
» 10/03/2010 12:44:53 AM Thanks Movingpast for the link. If man made wind power and solar electicity structures ca.....
» 9/03/2010 11:29:24 AM Chapter 6 of the Australian Energy Resource Assessment (AERA) is about uranium mining. Its.....
» 4/03/2010 9:41:00 PM Look all you anti Muslims All your anti-polically correct concepts may by on the money. .....
» 4/03/2010 11:15:32 AM Indeed life is tougher for Muslims today. The more so because of the voluntary, communit.....
» 1/03/2010 8:56:33 PM Look chaps I have reservations about Israel's aggression in this world but there is no do.....
» 26/02/2010 3:07:31 PM The reference - 3rd last para - to " Mossad’s recent political murder in Dubai" .....
» 26/02/2010 7:03:29 AM I just want to modify my comment "absence of an ongoing terrorism on aircraft threat .....
» 25/02/2010 7:37:03 PM Thank you Mr So What for representing Mr Arthur Thomas' doubts. Time will tell - preferab.....
» 25/02/2010 1:03:52 PM Interesting article. - showing how messy life can be if a country, like India, contains l.....
» 25/02/2010 11:21:40 AM The Lack of the success of the Underpants Bomber, enroute to Detroit, USA, has oddly made .....
» 15/02/2010 2:35:14 PM Indeed a good article, countering the more common anti-China stance of most economic analy.....
» 14/02/2010 8:37:13 AM Michael T I'm not saying that the Pivot Capital paper that you appear to be advertising i.....
» 13/02/2010 9:19:18 PM Hi Michael T Your pivotcapital paper (which doesn't open up to non subscribers) appears t.....
» 10/02/2010 1:20:07 PM Good article. Two issues not mentioned are that India joining the NPT as a nuclear weapon .....
» 5/02/2010 11:08:36 AM Good article. I'm in full agreement Brian http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article.....
» 1/02/2010 8:43:56 PM Mr Lmeyer I'll have you know I'm literate in all matters and a thorough, gentle, person. .....
» 1/02/2010 1:04:29 PM Funny how Chinese hackers are suspected of being the main hackers into US and Australian c.....
» 25/01/2010 12:33:04 PM So this chap Leigh used Berman's example of the Muslim Brotherhood, in Egypt, in the 1950s.....
» 21/01/2010 9:45:45 AM A novelist writing about his craft in a down to earth, none wankeresque way, is refreshing.....
» 19/01/2010 11:31:07 AM CHINA, CHENG'S EVIL EMPIRE Hmm while appears to be the work of an academic shock jock, Ch.....
» 15/01/2010 5:26:52 PM GOOD ARTICLE even if Pilger, that black sheep set apart from yes-man commentators, wrote .....
» 15/01/2010 12:02:15 PM A good article touching on interesting areas. I think Rudd as well as the Labor Left real.....
» 14/01/2010 1:13:56 PM A charming picture and insightful social commentary Brian. There are several Chinas all .....
» 14/01/2010 8:35:27 AM stevenlmeyer Much of what you say is true: - Israel's Dimona reactor (aka the Negev Nucl.....
» 11/01/2010 1:37:10 PM The author writes an interesting piece but I think the definition of "soft power".....
» 29/12/2009 8:07:43 PM Got the right take Tanveer I, like I think you, wish for a would where cricket was the hi.....
» 7/12/2009 8:47:04 PM Hi Oliver You commented: "I haven’t thought about Timor as a staging point for a str.....
» 4/12/2009 5:23:50 PM Silly old bugger isn't even an Ozzie anymore yet he acts the expert. From his London resi.....
» 3/12/2009 5:06:37 PM G'day Oliver China's power structure could turn out as you suspect. With regard to Aust.....
» 3/12/2009 10:25:15 AM Hi Brian You ask "But what took China so long?" The cycle of manmade disasters.....
» 2/12/2009 12:41:42 PM Yes, well, the US does have most powerful military. They have it so they use it as an inst.....
» 1/12/2009 11:39:22 AM Pretty good article though I think it over-emphasises crime in Australia which sadly impac.....
» 19/11/2009 9:50:02 AM Like the slogan "Left Right Think-Tank" this article is a jumble of opposities -.....
» 19/11/2009 9:02:33 AM "... not only is Australia spending $7 billion a year in signing the Global Warming T.....
» 12/11/2009 9:33:02 AM Overall a fair summary of bilateral issues and objectives - except that receiving inexpens.....
» 12/11/2009 8:49:34 AM @ Emerson "Why do we only remember the war dead of our own country and allies?".....
» 11/11/2009 5:05:17 PM Smart words Mr Chibo but cruel on this remembrance day. Pick another day to argue the rea.....
» 10/11/2009 1:18:34 PM This is all sad. And the Australian medical profession has discovered that weapons, conv.....
» 10/11/2009 9:55:40 AM The prediction that the Chinese yuan will become the world's new reserve currency is valid.....
» 6/11/2009 3:03:55 PM On second thoughts I mighht have been too critical of our Kevie. His heart is in the righ.....
» 6/11/2009 10:43:08 AM Look when you look at his major traits: - a true born again Anglican moral conservative -.....
» 25/10/2009 10:01:51 PM "This was always the right fight, where terrorism could be dealt the most telling blo.....
» 25/10/2009 6:04:29 PM Thanks Gary Your bio-snippet is an interesting tale just begun, I hope. In the next of y.....
» 25/10/2009 4:09:08 PM Good article Bruce. Having just returned from the war averse, low defence budget Kiwi lan.....
» 9/10/2009 11:44:48 AM Good article - so clearly written. Its fortunate, in a distressing way, that Australia do.....
» 6/10/2009 4:47:51 PM On this rare occasion Pilger is to be believed. The US Defen(s)e Budget of $750 Billion .....
» 1/10/2009 10:46:37 AM [PART 2] Contact details of the Indian High Commission and Indian Consulates in Australia.....
» 1/10/2009 10:40:43 AM THESE CONTACT DETAILS MAY BE HELPFUL The author asks: "Did Kevin Rudd's office or t.....
» 30/09/2009 5:39:00 PM A good article, filling out the cultural picture of the current far off war where Australi.....
» 30/09/2009 1:56:17 PM A good article reflecting the technical realities and uncertainties as well as the NATO an.....
» 24/09/2009 9:55:16 PM Its so sad, but predictable that an Iraq article only gets a comment after 12 hours. Two y.....
» 22/09/2009 12:22:16 PM The real intent of this unremarkable, nothing new, article is indicated when this young au.....
» 15/09/2009 10:30:01 PM sorry plerdsuss My wife's meths was somewhat incorricked. And I got the sheep to get in .....
» 15/09/2009 12:38:59 PM PART 2 Instead of Occupation Clinton relied on the occasional cruise missile strike to ke.....
» 15/09/2009 12:37:45 PM The author makes a good stab at it and accurately describes some of the concepts and conne.....
» 15/09/2009 10:42:02 AM Union with NZ is an issue way off the agenda but if Rudd was willing to hold a Blanchettpr.....
» 3/09/2009 5:52:42 PM SapperK9 I think there's a little confusion. Don't you mean PTBI's/PTBI's Javanese milit.....
» 3/09/2009 10:55:54 AM Gud Onya maracas1 You're ahead on balanced facts. While PTBI is to commended on his mast.....
» 1/09/2009 3:16:34 PM A well balanced article. If NSW and Vic police released, current, detailed crime statisti.....
» 28/08/2009 10:23:53 AM Sorry Sasha Its disjointed and trails off into fragments. The generalised references to .....
» 27/08/2009 9:45:32 AM All very clever, even smug. But then again if someone reads this, misconstrues the smart.....
» 27/08/2009 9:32:26 AM Which brings us back to the real solution which is nuclear http://www.theage.com.au/nation.....
» 26/08/2009 5:58:54 PM Dear Pericles Thanks for working so hard on your reply. The wicked Spartans and I just l.....
» 26/08/2009 10:29:39 AM Pericles You are basically INcorrect when you said: "I don't see them sidling off i.....
» 24/08/2009 9:25:25 AM maracas1 Thanks for the information. It shows how complex the personal politics and bitte.....
» 23/08/2009 4:38:09 PM AUSSIE LEFT BLAME MUM AND DAD Just as the American Left blame all world disasters on thei.....
» 21/08/2009 8:47:40 PM Maracas1 Pilger instantly puts people's back up but what YOU say makes a bit more sense. .....
» 21/08/2009 10:20:14 AM AND PORTUGAL? Pilger is obviously put out that the movie did not express his abiding hatr.....
» 20/08/2009 7:48:43 PM Apparantly Whitlam did use intelligence/information at hand to warn Shackleton of the Bali.....
» 20/08/2009 6:02:08 PM Spot on Bill Two more points: - around 90% of "intelligence" used by analysts .....
» 19/08/2009 11:21:26 AM I disagree with the previous comments. I think the author has it right about Hillary's bro.....
» 19/08/2009 10:41:24 AM Good article. Afghanistan is probably the most extreme case (this side of North Korea). A.....
» 19/08/2009 10:02:54 AM Interesting. The author quotes "The media reveal some of the hostility they may fac.....
» 10/08/2009 1:33:25 PM A timely article where the following quotes stick out: “Even so, there is an overarching .....
» 7/08/2009 11:46:33 AM A good article highlighting a constant issue for Australian intelligence officials and pol.....
» 31/07/2009 10:19:20 PM Thanks Brian Hopefully as China becomes more powerful it will be more comfortable to acce.....
» 30/07/2009 12:34:50 AM Thanks for your reply PTBI. You add details (especially para 2) and insights that few in .....
» 28/07/2009 4:04:32 PM keith Now that I'm back I can respond to your post: The statistics you have so usefully .....
» 28/07/2009 3:17:44 PM Thanks Brian. A very informative update on the Stern Hu case. Rather than the complex c.....
» 28/07/2009 2:43:17 PM Bill's third last para about China is spot on. Bill's other paras are sadly ludicrous. On.....
» 24/07/2009 4:18:14 PM keith Your solution lacks reality. China can always buy someone elses iron n coal. Yet Au.....
» 24/07/2009 3:39:34 PM While Gary's estimate of Turnball, fallowing the collapse of the UteGate crash is probably.....
» 24/07/2009 2:29:51 PM PTBI The return to Suhartoism that you advocate would be far worse for Indonesians than t.....
» 24/07/2009 12:41:37 PM The author has written a informative and neutral article about East Timor (ET) while the f.....
» 17/07/2009 12:45:00 PM Sorry Brian I didn't mean to offend you. My main beef was with your generous comment ab.....
» 16/07/2009 1:11:17 PM The Chinese resident author's standard criticisms of China’s tactics and failings would be.....
» 11/06/2009 8:24:50 PM Insightful, informative, providing positive ideas about Indian student concerns... I'm tal.....
» 10/06/2009 4:47:42 PM Brian I agree with what you say about the Honours system, but the more pointed issue in .....
» 9/06/2009 12:57:42 PM I agree Mikk Iran, like Israel, has the right to defend itself against Israel's regional .....
» 9/06/2009 11:44:54 AM An excellent article which clearly describes the political environment challenging SBY. .....
» 9/06/2009 11:15:07 AM A good article on awards iniquities until it became a logging article. Another premature .....
» 5/06/2009 9:51:06 AM Hi Romany You said "One thing that the writer of this piece did not mention is the h.....
» 4/06/2009 5:18:53 PM It may be a surprise that on this same day Joel Fitzgibbon, Labor's Special Liaison Office.....
» 2/06/2009 11:59:41 AM O Dear! This pro-democracy, rah-rah stuff, is in the unfortunate US State Department trad.....
» 1/06/2009 1:12:16 PM Excellent article. YaleGlobal Online has risen above its conservative tendencies. Seems t.....
» 1/06/2009 12:14:25 PM Petty good article. Added to China's water pollution as a growth hindrance there is air .....
» 26/05/2009 4:09:04 PM Thanks tomw I think your views add a lot (backed with references or no). The RAN it see.....
» 26/05/2009 10:10:46 AM A reasonable analysis and conclusions, particularly the argument that North Korea is accel.....
» 25/05/2009 10:34:21 PM Thanks tomw For your trust in the Middle Empire to be. Some Google counters advise how m.....
» 24/05/2009 6:06:39 PM Mac As my first comment in the thread implied the timeframe to start evolving into a nucl.....
» 24/05/2009 12:25:07 PM Hi Mac There are three components necessary for a nuclear deterrent: 1 - delivery system.....
» 22/05/2009 4:50:02 PM Good article Jonathan You make a grey issue colourful. The Chinese Navy is indeed growing.....
» 21/05/2009 11:20:15 PM OK Bruce A kind of relief really - with new info coming in. I'll write a Af-Pak piece by .....
» 21/05/2009 10:25:50 PM A mostly accurate analysis I think. 100 F-35s and a rolling average of 12 submarines will.....
» 21/05/2009 12:04:01 PM Hang on Bruce. My counter comments keep growing and would like to be an article when the.....
» 18/05/2009 10:24:38 PM Bruce While I normally agree with you I think you're stuck in Vietnam mode. What most do.....
» 15/05/2009 9:36:46 PM I read the byline and the author's qualifications and thought O Dear! But then I read the .....
» 14/05/2009 11:21:07 AM An interesting essay - partly due to what the author feels he cannot say openly. For examp.....
» 28/04/2009 5:48:56 PM Atom1 I base my opinions on what I see as likely not idealism. As I think it extremely u.....
» 28/04/2009 2:45:54 PM Bill asks: "I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons. Can you?" I answer &.....
» 10/04/2009 11:14:54 PM Atman I agree with you. I expect that after Fitzgibbon's lameduck visit to the US he wo.....
» 9/04/2009 3:00:46 PM Brendon Not a bad article but Australia's freedom of action is physically constrained by .....
» 6/04/2009 11:56:24 PM Giday mil-ob You have exposed such dank, unremitting, interest in moi over the last week .....
» 6/04/2009 3:06:26 PM Happy OLO Anniversay Graham and Susan In the 4 years I've been commenting on OLO and writ.....
» 5/04/2009 10:04:02 PM THREAT ALERT...THREAT ALERT...THREAT ALERT...THREAT ALERT "Imperialists only stop on.....
» 5/04/2009 3:18:58 PM Wattle You said the author"s "suggestion of "money trails" is probabl.....
» 3/04/2009 8:56:33 AM A good and timely article. Now that Bush, Rice, Cheney and other habituals of the oil ind.....
» 2/04/2009 11:37:47 AM [second part] Negotiations with the Taliban have continued sporadically for years - with .....
» 2/04/2009 11:28:24 AM Bruce I know you are sincere but we need to return to some of the sad realities. The log.....
» 1/04/2009 9:26:57 AM I agree with what most posters have said. - Fitzgibbon's competence and experience is una.....
» 31/03/2009 9:54:06 AM Hi Pelican http://www.igis.gov.au/inquiries/docs/Brereton_2003.pdf is indeed interesting......
» 30/03/2009 4:26:40 PM Hi Pelican You asked "did DSD breach their own mandated limit to foreign signal in.....
» 30/03/2009 9:26:39 AM Gary I think your Labor leanings are making you overly sympathetic to Fitzgibbon, the loc.....
» 28/03/2009 12:42:33 AM But look at our Lord Downer and what he has injected into Cyprus. I hear she's quite nice......
» 27/03/2009 2:07:32 PM Bruce your views are sound except: Using your initiative, learning the language? Its tant.....
» 23/03/2009 10:54:52 AM Conroy is pushing this censorship campaign to stay onside with his Victorian moral conserv.....
» 12/03/2009 4:22:03 PM Hi Marko As usual I disagree with some of your points but heartily agree with others. Tak.....
» 20/02/2009 9:08:53 AM The article looks like an interesting part chapter in an ongoing autobiography. If this .....
» 2/02/2009 11:06:48 AM A well argued article indicating that China and the CCP, in particular, have cause to worr.....
» 28/01/2009 2:24:28 PM This is actually a pre Obama dot-point history of recent US-China relations. It was writte.....
» 23/01/2009 3:19:08 PM Hi Sasha "Trooper Donaldson’s award of the VC has now well and truly put an end to t.....
» 21/01/2009 2:50:12 PM "I love Lahore. As an Urdu poet I have had two books published in Lahore and consider.....
» 20/01/2009 11:20:59 AM "The current conflict in Gaza provides an example of Iran’s strategic ambitions.".....
» 15/01/2009 9:09:09 AM An excellent article from an expert, based on long term analysis rather than "shoot f.....
» 29/12/2008 3:01:45 PM Several things: - Hillary, like most US Senators, was coerced into voting for the Iraq in.....
» 19/12/2008 10:52:49 PM A highly readable article. Interesting to know whether it was written before the 26/11 Mu.....
» 17/12/2008 2:57:09 PM Merry Christmas KTrantor I appreciate your first and stoutly censorious comment on OLO. .....
» 17/12/2008 10:31:03 AM Look chaps. Where this gal says: "It is therefore time to reflect on establishing a .....
» 16/12/2008 1:08:58 PM A well balanced and informative article. It usefully looks at the situation in the near .....
» 15/12/2008 2:05:51 PM The author's insightful views are only exceeded by his Adonis like figure, wicked sense of.....
» 13/12/2008 12:26:09 AM Thanks for the tip John Frum So Syed has tried to create an element of uncertainty by say.....
» 12/12/2008 11:32:02 AM Hi Malik I appreciate that, on this your 17th OLO comment, you don't know much about me o.....
» 11/12/2008 11:31:01 AM While the author wishes to build a case of the Mumbai Massacre being just one more act of .....
» 10/12/2008 10:51:08 PM Today (10 Dec 2008) Conroy's Department put up a short post on the following website http:.....
» 10/12/2008 10:35:05 PM An opportunity to have your say on CONROY'S WEBSITE ABOUT FILTERING. see it here: http://.....
» 10/12/2008 8:52:27 AM Pilger needs to provide more Background amid his heavy prose. As one of my Internationalis.....
» 8/12/2008 8:53:50 AM - Ja students need essential discipline and the institutionalised religious guilt of old E.....
» 2/12/2008 12:27:28 PM Hi Marko "..one may well argue that Australia should have a space policy that looks .....
» 1/12/2008 11:27:25 AM Hi Warren I'm almost loathe to say that on the basis of your uniformed experience leads t.....
» 28/11/2008 11:01:28 AM A bad day for your essay to appear Keysar. A religious mindset that perpetuates the socia.....
» 21/11/2008 3:39:41 PM Sasha's article is thought provoking even though I don't agree with all of it. I WANT to .....
» 14/11/2008 2:06:14 PM I agree with Antony and most of the commenters. We normal people are being caught in a re.....
» 10/11/2008 9:17:45 AM All politicians from: - Little Johnny (Khaki Election) Howard, to - (Symbolic Rump up.....
» 8/11/2008 12:22:28 PM Hi plerdsus While Innes' perfectly good article has been dummed-down by the usual religio.....
» 6/11/2008 10:50:46 AM SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING? The author, Graeme Innes sadly appears to be writing in a vac.....
» 4/11/2008 1:07:42 PM I'm all in favour of nuclear disarmament if the major revisions, that the author suggests,.....
» 30/10/2008 10:35:19 AM Whoops - a denominational error of the Reporter... :( Rudd has strongly been influenced b.....
» 30/10/2008 10:12:23 AM Importing Chinese censorship software into Australia will be a great leap foward for our t.....
» 26/10/2008 3:51:49 PM Hi Gibo Yes the torch relay (see my article http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?arti.....
» 24/10/2008 9:55:09 AM THE ROYAL COMMISSION CYCLE I think that the extremely small size of the IGIS prevents it .....
» 23/10/2008 11:36:20 AM Its not a civil liberties campaign SO THE LAWYERS ARE SLEEPING. I suspect that those most.....
» 21/10/2008 12:28:39 PM Hmmm Suspiciously like a Unisys marketing brochure - converting the public to the need wh.....
» 21/10/2008 11:50:06 AM Author appears to be a senior Public Servant, apparently putting down his subordinates. A.....
» 20/10/2008 1:53:17 PM Interesting that the author studied in the US, then spent years working for the US Governm.....
» 16/10/2008 5:28:10 PM Hi Sasha Its good you fixed up Georgia's status - of applying to be in NATO rather than a.....
» 16/10/2008 1:21:31 PM Yet another rightwing propaganda product of yaleglobal. If I were suspicious I would suspe.....
» 14/10/2008 11:48:33 AM A good article Marko Its a complex mess indeed. No easy solution. The Taliban would be a.....
» 13/10/2008 10:35:19 AM A wide-ranging topic Sasha but: - fact checking "Georgia is a recent member of NATO&.....
» 13/10/2008 9:50:12 AM My interpretation of this latest Yale product is: Russia's response to the Georgian invas.....
» 12/10/2008 10:10:42 PM Well said Passy The newspapers are realising that people's blogs are growing in importanc.....
» 7/10/2008 5:03:17 PM Hi Bruce I think Australia Afghan policy is fairly ad hoc, reactive and fragmented. Basic.....
» 4/10/2008 1:26:07 PM Non Farmer The Aussies sleep in fortresses to protect them from Afghans. You ask whether.....
» 3/10/2008 3:34:02 PM Pilger is a type of moral Nanny of that odd British phenomenon, the Aristocratic Left, who.....
» 2/10/2008 12:27:34 PM Yet another good article Bruce. The situation in Afghanistan is so much worse than Vietna.....
» 2/10/2008 8:50:54 AM mil-observer The main reason for official anger may be that Philip is able to paint a sys.....
» 1/10/2008 4:30:55 PM Researching the recent AFP search/raid and a past raid further I now owe Philip Dorling an.....
» 30/09/2008 4:45:58 PM rpg (rocket propelled grenade?) I looked into the ANDREW (my mistake) Wilkie, Lord Downer.....
» 30/09/2008 10:49:35 AM G'day Sasha I was initially stunned yet heartened by the thought that a person of the fem.....
» 29/09/2008 11:00:59 PM Hi rpg I agree - we don’t know the reasons for the leak to Mr Dorling. Yeah maybe the po.....
» 29/09/2008 1:26:25 PM Thanks for your comments guys – all written in good faith. However I disagree on many poin.....
» 26/09/2008 3:59:34 PM I agree anti-green and Tas I can imagine the Greens were mortified when Federal Labor saw.....
» 21/09/2008 10:44:56 PM Sorry Keith I had to wait the statutory time before I could reply and then there was pizz.....
» 20/09/2008 7:17:19 PM Keith I agree. As a good socialist I would critique that its OK for Bush to bail out mult.....
» 20/09/2008 6:00:56 PM Thermy (please pass this on to Keith ;) I agree Reagan was a great President. I agree wit.....
» 19/09/2008 11:02:08 AM Correction - to last line of my previous post. Oswald was in the MARINES. Pete.....
» 19/09/2008 8:55:42 AM Keith I was under the impression that Bush after almost 8 years as President would have h.....
» 18/09/2008 10:08:32 AM While the "no-Hilary so vote for me" aspect is important I don't think its cruci.....
» 18/09/2008 8:27:57 AM CARIBOU BARBIE FOR VISE PREZ-EEDENT Look, I thought this article (by a man) was typically.....
» 17/09/2008 6:31:21 PM Thanks John So it seems that there is no real hope or requirement that the thousands of w.....
» 16/09/2008 2:49:22 PM Thanks Paul How about you write an article proving that your interpretation of American f.....
» 16/09/2008 11:25:17 AM AUSTRALIA NEEDS THIS WOMAN Well as a believer in God, Guns and Guts making America great .....
» 16/09/2008 10:35:08 AM Looks like the author, a former German four star General is angling for a consultant's job.....
» 16/09/2008 6:16:17 AM So John A. Did China help create an NPT system that suited and legally protected its nucl.....
» 15/09/2008 9:33:33 PM Spikey John's case is well put. It comes from a sophisticated knowledge base. Mr Rudd's.....
» 14/09/2008 6:38:35 PM Spikey You're too trusting of the NPT - but that is Rudd's policy in Australia right NOW......
» 12/09/2008 11:57:43 AM Much of this is reminiscent of an OLO article of 4 August 2008 "China could well be a.....
» 7/09/2008 1:48:41 PM Seems good news anti-green I've been arguing on OLO and my website since August 2007 that.....
» 6/09/2008 3:35:36 PM Australia's contribution to international displeasure over Russia's occupation of addition.....
» 22/08/2008 10:48:49 AM Thanks Sir Vivor For much shorter descriptions of cyberwarfare as it relates to Australia.....
» 20/08/2008 10:58:45 PM Sir Vivor Yes I've read Des Ball's books. His last joint book http://epress.anu.edu.au/sd.....
» 20/08/2008 11:28:05 AM Leslie and Sir Vivor Don't you think an independent country like Georgia has the right to.....
» 4/08/2008 11:53:06 PM Pericles You said "My question, every time I see yet another article that sobs ".....
» 4/08/2008 2:37:07 PM Thanks for your comments rstuart and Warren Reed Another article (from 2003) http://finda.....
» 4/08/2008 1:03:45 AM Hi Chris Thanks for those references. Believe me they are not at all tinfoil or delusio.....
» 4/08/2008 12:23:17 AM examinator Where you say "These two departments policy in particular should be run b.....
» 3/08/2008 11:40:07 PM Sant-Rayn While I see India as Australia's ultimate strategic and economic ally after the.....
» 1/08/2008 5:56:44 PM examinator Re "But your assertion is a bit unfair by tying it to ALP factionalism. T.....
» 1/08/2008 5:36:48 PM Chris Thanks for the youtube strings - especially the first one which was compelling. Ab.....
» 1/08/2008 9:45:57 AM I agree that much of the problem is that Fitzgibbon is not up to running Australia's Defen.....
» 31/07/2008 10:46:45 PM Chris Shaw As I've mentioned before I reject your 9/11 scenarios, HOWEVER, the fact that .....
» 31/07/2008 11:27:03 AM Chris Shaw Your argument against the possession of nuclear weapons is much more practical.....
» 30/07/2008 1:57:14 PM This is an excellent article and I agree with Spikey. The logical venue for UN action is .....
» 30/07/2008 11:25:18 AM Tilman This is a nice wishlist uncontaminated by reality. So we go the way of that unspo.....
» 30/07/2008 12:03:09 AM Ariel I'm sorry but your implication that nuclear power is an intelligent approach is mer.....
» 28/07/2008 12:46:24 AM dalma I appreciate your interest in Australia but Duntroon is, in fact, in the suburb of .....
» 23/07/2008 6:10:49 PM examinator I take it most of your post is referring to Downer (of sound thrashings) not t.....
» 23/07/2008 11:54:19 AM Warren This is an excellent commentary on the process and principles of intelligence, Eas.....
» 23/07/2008 11:15:19 AM Downer at his best. The man who quipped that he only read DFAT cables whilst dozing in a [.....
» 22/07/2008 1:01:05 PM Professor Williams has not introduced enough facts about where the laws have gone wrong to.....
» 23/06/2008 10:44:53 AM Looks like Rudd saw the 2020 Summit as an easy way to tick the Domestic Issues Box while p.....
» 14/06/2008 5:09:35 PM A highly original post from an expert on Indonesia. I agree that the Indonesian armed for.....
» 14/06/2008 4:30:48 PM Unlike most Parliamentarians Dennis is bold and innovative by putting articles, and in thi.....
» 12/06/2008 2:11:06 PM Thanks for the information Paul. L. There certainly seems to be enough debate about these.....
» 12/06/2008 12:50:06 AM Hi Paul. L. Best to cite your sources on Liftout? and Norway? As the F-35's basic deve.....
» 11/06/2008 12:28:42 PM Rudd has to look after the Labor Left's anti nuclear itch. But simultaneously he has agr.....
» 10/06/2008 11:41:08 PM Hi Bushranger71 Please call me Planta or Peter. I’m the same person  I agree tha.....
» 8/06/2008 12:37:17 AM - The current problem is the "US won't let us have them". This will probably cha.....
» 8/06/2008 12:32:44 AM Bushranger 71, Paul L. and Gibo Judging from our discussion there is much in Australia's .....
» 3/06/2008 12:38:02 PM Bushranger 71 and Paul. L. Looks as though you both know more about Network Centric Warfa.....
» 1/06/2008 8:55:01 PM You read about Chinese spies in Australia here on OLO. Well now "The Australian".....
» 1/06/2008 6:18:22 PM Paul. L I agree with your Falklands comments and add that the upgraded sidewinder AA miss.....
» 1/06/2008 5:58:41 PM Bushranger 71 You’ve raised a wide range of good questions on strategic issues and aircra.....
» 1/06/2008 5:47:12 PM From my reading of info on the web much is alleged about Habib’s past from interception of.....
» 30/05/2008 3:48:44 PM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FAILED TO PROTECT HABIB FROM AMERICAN TORTURE I don’t follow the l.....
» 29/05/2008 11:57:14 PM Fair enough Centra. I believe you are a real person. I agree with your last paragraph. A.....
» 28/05/2008 4:49:40 PM Centra "Aeronautic and space system is a highly complicated and integrated system.&q.....
» 28/05/2008 10:50:49 AM A superb article. First page had enormous emotional buildup - but I was concerned that it.....
» 26/05/2008 9:57:12 AM Paul.L. “... F22 in the strike role..” The following may be handy: http://en.wikipedia......
» 25/05/2008 10:19:31 PM Hi Centra Even if you have favoured a pro mainland China position recently I agree with y.....
» 24/05/2008 6:37:33 PM Hi Bushranger 71 Unfortunately the Government appears to have already decided on governme.....
» 24/05/2008 6:19:48 PM In the article and my last comment I may have given RAAF judgement on the F-22 or F-35 too.....
» 23/05/2008 3:01:34 PM Paul. L The reason I wrote this article was to spell out that there are many consideratio.....
» 20/05/2008 7:44:52 AM C'mon Irfy C'mon, C'mon (registered jingle - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C'mon_Aussie_C'.....
» 19/05/2008 9:30:09 AM First there was the Chinese torch invasion and now the Indian Twenty20 invasion. Bring t.....
» 14/05/2008 3:54:40 PM ChristinaMac I agree with your criticism of Ferguson. Ferguson's pro uranium unionist lea.....
» 14/05/2008 11:00:28 AM Natalie You appear to have misrepresnted the willingness of most aboriginal people at Muc.....
» 6/05/2008 1:35:55 PM Don't want to be too conspiratorial about this article but why would a business write it? .....
» 6/05/2008 11:22:48 AM Jana Banana I’m assuming Falun Gong (or Falun Dafa) is being careful in its approach to t.....
» 5/05/2008 6:19:54 PM Marilyn Your capitalist concerns are noted "the Chinese students put $10 billion int.....
» 28/04/2008 10:48:36 AM Its a difficult balance. Where there is an established body of historical evidence that ge.....
» 23/04/2008 11:13:54 AM Bruce As usual your views are pretty well on the mark. One exception though, is your pa.....
» 16/04/2008 5:38:07 PM Maybe a book worth buying. Yet, how can an author assess the performance of an intelligen.....
» 4/04/2008 12:02:02 PM Hi Susenjit I think (as an Aussie) that your commentary on Rudd's single handed Foreign A.....
» 4/04/2008 11:02:52 AM Rudd is sadly giving the impression that his election to Prime Minister was just a steppin.....
» 31/03/2008 3:36:28 PM Dennis Another thought provoking article. All the more significant because few politician.....
» 30/03/2008 11:39:42 PM Bruce Another excellent article. Your extended first hand experience in the South Asian r.....
» 10/03/2008 11:26:19 PM Onya Mick and Kevin Springing some of the Bali Nine from Death Row is an improvement over.....
» 1/03/2008 10:23:33 PM DeeprkOpps Hmmm. You appear to be writing within American terms of reference. From which .....
» 25/02/2008 1:19:43 PM Another good post Bruce. Politicians and the public rightly fear Commissioner Keelty. He’.....
» 19/02/2008 1:55:13 PM TurnRightThenLeft I agree with your views. Left and Right are misleading labels which va.....
» 15/02/2008 12:58:44 PM ChristinaMac I wish the world was what you hope for but my cynicism of the Big Five and l.....
» 14/02/2008 9:14:47 AM "People should be warned that gas guzzlers bought now will be prohibitively expensive.....
» 2/02/2008 5:49:30 PM HenryVIII Yes but I never really trusted you (future) Tudors - except Lizzie the First th.....
» 31/01/2008 6:42:44 PM Some say Hillary may be an improvement on Bush. Yet even her husband's charismatic yet lap.....
» 31/01/2008 10:30:35 AM For the sake of the world's ears please don't let it be Shrillary. Also we already have .....
» 24/01/2008 6:34:01 PM John Highfield I stand before you as a bod who was as critical of the AFP over the Haneef.....
» 23/01/2008 9:24:12 AM You're stirring them up Bruce - a good thing. But I wouln't knock Keelty's AFP. Its organ.....
» 17/01/2008 9:42:25 AM What a great article. Facts mixed with compelling argument. Clearly wind and solar are no.....
» 16/01/2008 3:19:56 PM Bushbred (and ChristinaMac please listen) What you say makes. Mutually Assured Destructio.....
» 15/01/2008 1:11:41 PM Great article Bruce. You're a true writer. It goes to show that life in DFAT can be much .....
» 14/01/2008 11:27:59 AM Oh dear. Does a new Labor Government mean that Australian defence policies and issues will.....
» 13/01/2008 10:18:38 PM Oldstyle Further to Neil’s advice my informants tell me that when Kim Beazely (then Minis.....
» 11/01/2008 3:28:31 PM Thanks Dennis I indeed imagined what the Liberal Party higher-ups would have thought of y.....
» 9/01/2008 2:26:08 PM Dennis Thankyou for the info. So what kind of reaction did you receive from your Liberal.....
» 8/01/2008 2:37:46 PM Dr Jensen's suggestions look sensible. Its a shame that he didn't put them to his own Lib.....
» 7/01/2008 12:42:29 AM TOO OPTIMISTIC ABOUT RUDD Bruce's picture of the Pakistani scene looks accurate enough. .....
» 13/12/2007 3:42:54 PM Hinduism continues to justify the Indian caste system. Why would higher caste Indians wi.....
» 4/12/2007 3:35:38 PM Yet another thought provoking article from Antony. Its interesting whether US alliance lo.....
» 4/12/2007 2:39:47 PM I suspect the author (Executive Member of Chinese Culture Monthly, etc) is saying Australi.....
» 23/11/2007 9:50:54 PM Well value added to PM's super anyway. NEWSFLASH My informants have just extracted a HOW.....
» 23/11/2007 9:46:52 PM My informants have just extracted a HOWARD CONFESSION which is: "I'VE GOT $4 MILLION.....
» 22/11/2007 2:58:10 PM Well-intentioned Person Please consider. Australian campaigns and policies on nuclear di.....
» 7/11/2007 2:40:15 PM xoddam and Charger To be succinct ;) I agree with (or see the validity of) most of what y.....
» 7/11/2007 8:55:16 AM Or alternatively how about increasing the number of consular officials and diplomats to ad.....
» 6/11/2007 11:37:25 PM Charger and xoddam Thanks for the replies. Charger - Oil (and LPG) powered TRANSPORT wil.....
» 5/11/2007 9:39:34 PM The sooner Labor: - wins - considers the peak oil problem - retires its temporary vote .....
» 30/10/2007 3:35:07 PM WILL SOLDIERS DIE FASTER UNDER LABOR? A good article - of the usual high standard from Ga.....
» 25/10/2007 1:25:49 PM fluff4 Most of your questions are answered here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurds Kurds.....
» 24/10/2007 4:29:09 PM Irfy Hmmm - your style in this article is interesting. While someone of Henderson's sto.....
» 22/10/2007 3:00:50 PM I suggest this Senator from South Australia is pushing space as yet another way to attract.....
» 17/10/2007 4:49:54 PM I think this is a very informative, balanced and thoughtful article (streets ahead of Tim'.....
» 17/10/2007 4:08:39 PM PS. On second reading I reckon I was a little harsh on the author, Alison Broinowski, in t.....
» 17/10/2007 3:52:57 PM LEAVE IT IN THE GROUND UNTIL ITS MORE USEFUL FOR AUSTRALIA Allison's essay reveals some u.....
» 12/10/2007 12:08:11 AM Reading this essay by Professor Talabany (a he) one would not be aware that: - Kirkuk is .....
» 9/10/2007 10:58:16 AM Bruce You're clearly more compassionate than most of us OLO typers. You also lived in a g.....
» 8/10/2007 10:24:03 PM Well Paul If you'd watched The Good Shepherd, which you've paraphrased old chap, you'd kn.....
» 8/10/2007 5:35:14 PM Jim That's quite compelling data. My main gripe with Tim's article was not his valid con.....
» 4/10/2007 8:55:32 PM johncee1945 Yep. Up the Workers Brother/Sister. And may we not feel the niggling irrit.....
» 4/10/2007 1:30:38 PM LEFTY RUBBISH? Dear Timbo Is far leftist orthodoxy now: "Indeed. Robert Hill perso.....
» 2/10/2007 5:10:21 PM Paul Bugger all I'd say mate. Burma has some oil but not enough to interest Western ideol.....
» 2/10/2007 12:49:57 PM piotr I agree. The article is almost stream of consciousness stuff. Nothing really about .....
» 29/09/2007 8:14:37 PM miacat You say "Navel Grazers, Keelty's statement have NOTHING to DO with ELECTIONS.....
» 29/09/2007 12:20:46 AM Interesting that Keelty has decided to introduce such a contentious subject into policing .....
» 29/09/2007 12:01:45 AM G'day Plerdsus If you added an extra "if" to your three preceding "ifs&quo.....
» 19/09/2007 1:10:44 PM Paul On second thoughts no article will appear from me at present. Due to pressure on th.....
» 18/09/2007 6:12:06 PM Interesting article Marko The US, French and Israelis have threatened to bomb Iran before.....
» 18/09/2007 10:23:11 AM Paul Good reply. You're becoming not a bad debating opponent. But I've just been writing.....
» 18/09/2007 12:35:55 AM Hi Paul I'm glad that you are becoming more openminded on the subject of oil. General Pe.....
» 16/09/2007 11:37:11 PM FIRST NELSON NOW GREENSPAN - ITS MAINLY ABOUT OIL Paul take notes please. Well spotted .....
» 15/09/2007 12:40:57 AM Chris Thats quite a find. Your efforts deserve a late night knock on the door from DIGO (.....
» 14/09/2007 3:27:53 PM An excellent article Gary. You provide praise where its warranted. Hopefully Labor will g.....
» 13/09/2007 3:19:13 PM "...like speeches by the young John F. Kennedy" I'm presuming the Labor speechw.....
» 11/09/2007 10:52:16 PM Hi Liam As basically a centrist (whose been in some really odd parts of Government) forgi.....
» 11/09/2007 10:46:33 AM Pretty good article. But it all makes sense because nothing much happened - none of the g.....
» 11/09/2007 10:14:19 AM More Olde war stories for the grandkid little protesters of tomorrow ;-).....
» 10/09/2007 3:12:49 PM SO MANY PRESSURES ON ASNO INCLUDING TRADE PROMOTION There are few mysteries about Austra.....
» 7/09/2007 1:47:44 PM IS IT RIGHT TO FLOG OUR URANIUM TOO EARLY? Nice to see Senator A. knock the Ruskies aroun.....
» 31/08/2007 10:57:32 AM Regrettably suave comrade Putin (eg KGB and karate specialist) will quietly have Bush &quo.....
» 31/08/2007 10:38:17 AM Paul L. Probably better to agree to disagree for the moment. I suggest we see General Pe.....
» 28/08/2007 3:09:54 PM COVERT ACTION AS AN ANSWER? Paul L The good thing about democracy is that the public deb.....
» 28/08/2007 1:46:53 PM PART TWO I think we need to consider why the US has chosen not to CURRENTLY export the F-.....
» 28/08/2007 1:44:31 PM JSF INFERIOR AND PART OF US's TWO BITES SALES STRATEGY Robo I agree with you about the S.....
» 26/08/2007 5:03:07 PM PART TWO: US attempts to train the Iraqi police and army have failed so far and continual.....
» 26/08/2007 4:58:53 PM Paul.L As reconciliation by stealth I inflict on you the following: I agree with your “.....
» 26/08/2007 2:42:45 PM Stoka I certainly agree that the F-35 is inferior, Australia should drop its ambiguous co.....
» 24/08/2007 5:49:33 PM Bruce and TRTL You're right that its unclear what Australian forces can contribute to kee.....
» 23/08/2007 11:47:29 PM Dear Paul I recognise you as my OLO nemesis. Your sour, yet petulant, tone has been re.....
» 23/08/2007 4:50:52 PM Bruce What you say is sensible and given DFAT's limited diplomatic resources it may be be.....
» 23/08/2007 2:14:59 PM THE BIG END OF TOWN WANTS NUCLEAR ENERGY - WE NEED IT FOR WEAPONS Craig My sentiments ex.....
» 22/08/2007 11:29:16 PM Thanks Bruce and keith I think that regardless of electoral benefits Howard and Rudd (wil.....
» 22/08/2007 3:08:57 PM WITHRAWAL - BUT ONLY PARTIAL UNDER HOWARD OR RUDD I think Bruce's scenerios are plausible.....
» 22/08/2007 8:05:20 AM Mark You obviously haven't read much history. Chinese fought Australians in Korea. 100,.....
» 21/08/2007 2:59:48 PM An informative article Syed. The historical background of power in Pakistan is rarely pre.....
» 17/08/2007 3:22:43 PM HooRoo Pegasus Dream on NPT lovers who are being bamboozled by the First Five. But serio.....
» 16/08/2007 1:18:01 PM The article is well researched and I agree with its pro trade message. However the article.....
» 15/08/2007 10:14:11 PM Chris and Punter Oh youse be both envious, ARRRAAAHHH-GG. Pete XXOX (leanin on me scurvy.....
» 15/08/2007 12:08:48 PM Jim puts up some good arguments but he underemphasizes the historical and (less known) str.....
» 13/08/2007 2:53:03 PM punter57 You advised alanpoi “You may have noticed that there have been no terrorist at.....
» 11/08/2007 5:44:32 PM Dr Haneef's backgound is exhaustively checked by the AFP, ASIO, DSD etc. Following this p.....
» 9/08/2007 2:25:31 PM NUCLEAR DISARMERS DENY HISTORICAL LESSONS 1. If Japan had its own nuclear weapons in 1945.....
» 3/08/2007 10:46:22 AM I agree with George's arguments. Underlying safeguard principles need to be clearly expres.....
» 3/08/2007 12:01:14 AM Well Pollyanasses Why does Australia need a nuclear weapons capability within the NEXT 20.....
» 2/08/2007 1:58:35 PM AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS NUCLEAR BOMBS PLEASE Are we to be the white trash of Asia without t.....
» 2/08/2007 11:18:23 AM FORGET APEC SECURITY HOUND HANEEF Its not the terror laws that are at fault its their POL.....
» 31/07/2007 1:07:50 AM IS “SECRET INFORMATION?” BEING DANGLED – FOR ELECTION Andrews has stated he may reveal th.....
» 30/07/2007 11:50:54 PM Paul L. You're right that oil is not the only reason the US is in Iraq. I think what I sa.....
» 29/07/2007 11:58:54 PM Hi Bushbred and a BIG THANKYOU Paul l. Paul L has clearly been reading the right blogs. .....
» 29/07/2007 3:27:50 AM ruawake I agree with your description. BUT Haneef is Muslim. Aren't all terrorists (exce.....
» 27/07/2007 5:58:24 PM WHAT SECRET EVIDENCE? - JOHNNIE KNOWS NOTHING With Haneef being released I'm peeved that .....
» 27/07/2007 11:06:55 AM A useful book review/lecture Irfy. Interesting how youngsters in the West usually only ga.....
» 26/07/2007 8:37:41 PM Bushbred I basically agree with your comments but I'm caught between two worlds: - on th.....
» 24/07/2007 10:42:56 PM LIBERALS CLASH WITH NATIONALS OVER HANEEF It appears that a key member of the Government .....
» 24/07/2007 10:37:52 PM It appears that a key member of the Government is admitting Dr Haneef's incarceration is d.....
» 23/07/2007 4:10:16 PM KEELTY DENIES MISHANDLING OF HANEEF'S DIARY The latest moral error by the AFP appears to .....
» 20/07/2007 6:43:28 PM I agree with Paul L. that the AFP, including Keelty, should not be crucified for carrying .....
» 20/07/2007 2:33:10 PM I think this leftwing author is getting a bit misty eyed about what she sees as a feminini.....
» 20/07/2007 11:13:17 AM TERRORISM MENTIONED - KEEP HIM LOCKED UP I don't know what the fuss is about fellows. Th.....
» 20/07/2007 10:39:09 AM Given sectarian hatreds and the lack of proven oil in Sunni areas it seems that the future.....
» 19/07/2007 11:28:04 PM Gary I don't agree with much that you say but you have established the history well and i.....
» 18/07/2007 3:37:33 PM THIS IS WHO [I THINK] Interesting events today where Commissioner Keelty (usually a good .....
» 18/07/2007 3:32:34 PM WHO ELSE RECEIVED THE TRANSCRIPT? billie Thanks for the compliment. However my area of k.....
» 17/07/2007 11:33:18 AM IS THE GOVERNMENT HIDING KEY INFORMATION AGAINST HANEEF? For once I agree with the author.....
» 14/07/2007 9:38:12 PM Paul L. You asked "So why are they staying in Iraq? Very little oil is getting out. .....
» 14/07/2007 1:56:46 AM Thank Christ for our stringer John E. Carey who emails from America to protect us colonial.....
» 13/07/2007 11:45:49 PM NELSON's COMMENTS ELECTORALLY APPEALING Just returning to the reason for the article (Bre.....
» 13/07/2007 2:54:01 PM You win OLO. I haven't commented on OLO articles for some time but you appear to be cens.....
» 20/06/2007 3:14:02 PM GRL Cowan You said “It's easier to make a reactor for producing bomb-grade plutonium than.....
» 20/06/2007 12:04:05 AM Yes, I see it as essential that Australian remain in a Pollyanna state of denial concernin.....
» 19/06/2007 5:16:05 PM FINE FOR THE SHIITES AND KURDS I'd hazaard a guess that the author is Shiite or Kurdish j.....
» 18/06/2007 1:55:53 PM West You've recognised Markob's question but you may have chosen to ignore the answer I'v.....
» 18/06/2007 11:27:51 AM Haydon But what about the additional argument against developing nuclear power in Austral.....
» 17/06/2007 11:57:10 PM No worries isabelberners. We each have our own interests and approaches. Looking at sever.....
» 16/06/2007 1:00:24 AM Marko I agree that the US military and its supporting industries dream up threats to just.....
» 14/06/2007 8:29:52 PM Well done Bruce. But I wouldn't expect the Howard Government to give these 5 Australian w.....
» 14/06/2007 7:20:35 PM A good post Marko I think the US and Russian military establishments need each other. Lon.....
» 14/06/2007 1:17:50 AM isabelberners The nuances of America's barely legal rendition/detention regime may be int.....
» 12/06/2007 4:17:07 PM As with Hicks, Ruddock and Downer have again been caught out trading the rights of an Aust.....
» 7/06/2007 6:27:58 PM This is a rare instance when I agree with George. Pro terrorism books and DVDs shouldn't.....
» 31/05/2007 3:54:35 PM mil and Bruce I wouldn't go down too hard on PTBI. He seems to have a certain sort of TNI.....
» 31/05/2007 3:22:53 PM Romany re "I'm also in complete agreement with Plantagenet about the US. When it com.....
» 31/05/2007 12:03:24 AM JB Thanks for the link. However its content is fairly predictable. Undeniably China is a .....
» 30/05/2007 1:20:55 AM Methinks this is a plot by public library's to steadfastly retain this material in Hard Co.....
» 30/05/2007 1:00:14 AM mil I don't think JI's jihadist pursuit of its fantasies are necessarily incompatible wit.....
» 30/05/2007 12:19:32 AM Forsooth Banana I'm talking about the the verifiable NOW. Carray may typify many things .....
» 29/05/2007 1:04:04 AM China's shortcomings appear minor compared to the hell America has created in Iraq. If o.....
» 29/05/2007 12:51:58 AM Good Onya mil_observer Your lucid observations and apt level of cynicism must make you a .....
» 7/05/2007 11:42:49 AM An unstable Turkey, with Sunni Islam as a dominant political force, is one of the last thi.....
» 17/04/2007 2:21:38 PM Netab is right that reconciliation will take some time. If Fretilin, however, is no long.....
» 12/04/2007 4:41:32 PM Rhian You aptly ask "...whether torture would be acceptable if it could be shown to .....
» 11/04/2007 1:26:34 PM Adding India to an Australia, Japan and the US alliance may also bring the complexities of.....
» 6/04/2007 12:10:48 AM Well said Belly. Mr Howard must await directions from his American political allies, but.....
» 4/04/2007 1:12:40 PM Good article. Reinforcing the political reality that the Republicans and Democrats need to.....
» 4/04/2007 12:02:17 PM markob My full response to yours grew so lengthy that I've decided to put it up as an OLO.....
» 3/04/2007 2:44:50 PM BUY THE F/A-22 NOT/NOT THE JSF A thought provoking paper, though it becomes a bit general.....
» 29/03/2007 10:23:58 AM Related to the Hicks issue (and this excellent article) I want to add a bit of perspective.....
» 28/03/2007 5:35:29 PM HOW WOULD HICKS RATE UNDER AUSTRALIA'S LAWS? A man who fails to guard a tank well in Afgh.....
» 28/03/2007 9:44:01 AM I agree with you sneekeepete. This facile article was obviously rattled off in haste. .....
» 27/03/2007 10:16:50 AM An article on gay rights in the AUSTRALIAN military would probably be more relevant and in.....
» 26/03/2007 11:19:33 AM Chin Jin's article seems a realistic picture of Chin's relations with Australia and of the.....
» 22/03/2007 10:06:36 PM Hi ozbib Best to read the "Australian Government's" submission http://www.aph.g.....
» 21/03/2007 11:16:18 AM John E. Carey's typically misogynist attack on Plame says much about the damage done to hi.....
» 17/03/2007 1:18:12 PM Plerdsus Speaking as one "man" to another man I've responded man. Can't you re.....
» 16/03/2007 2:00:21 PM This is a well intentioned, but deluded, article that pushes the line that the UN should b.....
» 15/03/2007 4:11:26 PM Horus "Question: Should the authorities torture the terrorist to discover its locati.....
» 15/03/2007 1:07:08 PM Achenne1 Arguably the security agreement with Japan makes us less dependent on the US all.....
» 15/03/2007 10:31:39 AM The text of the security pact is on the Foreign Affairs website at http://www.dfat.gov.au/.....
» 14/03/2007 9:59:06 PM Plerdsus Given a 10 megaton weapon would weigh 1,000+kgs it would be difficult to "s.....
» 14/03/2007 12:42:57 PM It should not be forgotten that Cheney’s Bridge ushers (the Howard Government) have been i.....
» 13/03/2007 8:39:01 PM Yeah and I was living in London in the 80s when the IRA blew two members of the Household .....
» 12/03/2007 5:54:34 PM Unfortunately practicing jihadists don't talk to ivory tower theorists. Much of this look.....
» 8/03/2007 10:53:46 PM Hicks obviously means different things to different people. Neil James has a military solu.....
» 6/03/2007 10:22:30 PM Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) covert action program is relevant to all this.....
» 23/02/2007 3:36:47 PM Wobbles and Saintfletcher Thanks guys. Pete.....
» 22/02/2007 11:05:38 PM Wobbles "The US armed Saddam so could fight Iran on its behalf. They armed Ho Chi Mi.....
» 22/02/2007 1:57:34 PM The Scene is set thus: In 2 days time Howard will enjoy an audience with "Dead Eye&.....
» 22/02/2007 11:35:12 AM Oh Leslie If you weren't so clearly ignorant of the situation in Iraq I'd suspect you'd s.....
» 21/02/2007 2:06:52 PM Greg (almost) builds a case for getting tough with Chinese and Taiwanese meddling in our S.....
» 13/02/2007 5:02:49 PM SHONGA I agree. Howard will likely be the hero of Hicks' last minute return to Australia......
» 12/02/2007 4:47:36 PM TurnRightThenLeft Its uncertain but I'd say the the US might short circuit the full trial.....
» 8/02/2007 4:33:33 PM Thanks Marko Yes its now clear (as an example of what independent intelligence "agen.....
» 8/02/2007 1:42:32 PM Oh come on. Flinty has put out some excellent, humanitarian articles in the past. Gran.....
» 6/02/2007 3:57:10 PM Second thoughts I have now found references (last year after the Jack Thomas Control Order.....
» 6/02/2007 3:00:41 PM Regarding someone's suggestion of a "control order" on this string at 2 February.....
» 6/02/2007 12:08:32 AM Marko This is a very wide ranging and convincing paper. We think alike. See my website ar.....
» 2/02/2007 11:26:10 PM Here's a few thoughts at this juncture from someone outside government: Over the years Hi.....
» 29/01/2007 11:25:08 PM Bruce Haigh - thanks mate. I get the feeling that certain defence/foreign policy opinion .....
» 29/01/2007 10:40:40 AM Dibb's current government funded academic position makes him less critical of Australia's .....
» 17/01/2007 2:14:02 PM Skeptic Thankyou for replying. I agree with your last clarification and note that George.....
» 11/01/2007 10:52:30 AM aqvarivs Thanks for the description mate. Regards Pete.....
» 10/01/2007 3:13:50 PM funguy Thanks - just did a little research. The comments particularly from TRTL and aqva.....
» 10/01/2007 2:28:58 PM The Skeptic I wouldn't be too hard on George. I haven't met an academic yet who was dispa.....
» 8/01/2007 4:28:46 PM Bushbred Particularly on high profile issues like Hussein I think the US only feigned a h.....
» 22/12/2006 9:12:30 AM Bushbred and Logic I prefer to write current analyses that can be placed in the political.....
» 21/12/2006 10:07:59 AM bushbred I appreciate your words - yes I'm Pete (still getting used to identifying myself.....
» 21/12/2006 12:32:24 AM Oliver "Pete: Desmond Ball? I recall his high profile [a frequent contributor to PDR.....
» 20/12/2006 4:17:56 PM PaulJP Your first statement "In further review of available fast jets I would actu.....
» 20/12/2006 10:45:18 AM Bushbred Yes its easy for OLO commenters to classify other viewpoints in a negative way. .....
» 19/12/2006 10:31:09 PM Israel now has greater threats to worry about than Palestinian activism. Hezbollah appear.....
» 19/12/2006 8:42:08 AM BOAZ I think after several more years of civil war a rough 3 way Partition (your Outcome .....
» 18/12/2006 2:17:13 PM TurnRightThenLeft The dim American awareness of the Middle East sadly doesn't look as tho.....
» 15/12/2006 10:48:14 PM Sounds like our Defence Minister has been listening to good advice (or reading this thread.....
» 15/12/2006 1:44:07 PM Narcissist To educate Mirko further about the difference between naive loyalty and the AU.....
» 15/12/2006 11:21:47 AM Mirko Your article is touching on a familial level (bordering on Lala Land) but has littl.....
» 14/12/2006 2:28:37 PM Rainer Yip. Thayz is the most inneresting, but then tharz: Drop Kick Me Jesus Through Th.....
» 14/12/2006 12:34:46 PM Yes Country and also Western are the heart and soul of Australia. It is only an aberration.....
» 14/12/2006 12:05:19 PM The continuing story: With German efficiency the Hamburg Police are using the Polonium ra.....
» 11/12/2006 11:55:07 AM All in all this article says little about Baker-Hamilton but appears more a vehicle for th.....
» 10/12/2006 1:01:08 PM Another update for those interested... Meanwhile back in old Moskva life is getting rough.....
» 7/12/2006 2:50:53 PM I have no argument with this article - just as this article has no points of view or argum.....
» 7/12/2006 11:17:15 AM Good article, but two things: "Revisionist historians have asserted that Vietnam was.....
» 7/12/2006 9:34:13 AM As expected Putin's men are only cooperating on their own defensive terms with the team of.....
» 6/12/2006 10:06:17 AM Steel Yeah. The potential that the Polonium radiation affected, or at least frightened, t.....
» 5/12/2006 10:55:39 PM Oh well I'll be the first to sneak a comment in. The rumour mill thickens with an apparent.....
» 5/12/2006 12:00:22 PM sneekeepete You speak some truth as usual. But I think lack of commenter interest and lac.....
» 5/12/2006 11:28:40 AM The solution to spreading Australia's military forces too thin has been a problem not conv.....
» 1/12/2006 10:36:58 AM A rare attempt to bring order and colour to the confusing issue of international electoral.....
» 27/11/2006 10:50:13 AM Phil Senior's article is wide ranging and timely. Only an ostrich (emu?) would dismiss it .....
» 24/11/2006 10:03:44 AM I think this article is very well balanced - including historical context, some sins and s.....
» 22/11/2006 3:00:53 PM JR Thanks for supplying those links. I've had a look at them. I assume the 3 militiaman .....
» 22/11/2006 10:54:58 AM Arjay You've caught me on one of my pet topics. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cou.....
» 22/11/2006 9:49:03 AM The article promises much but delivers little. The author has failed to identify what the.....
» 21/11/2006 12:12:26 PM This is an interesting, but limited, article. The much needed link to the actual text of.....
» 21/11/2006 10:27:07 AM A good commentary. Despite losing the midterms the Republican's are attempting to preempt.....
» 21/11/2006 9:47:05 AM TurnRightThenLeft - Agree with your views. Its very interesting how the US appeared to hol.....
» 17/11/2006 11:27:38 PM Boazy You asked "Planta... you might provide some input here?" regarding &quo.....
» 17/11/2006 10:51:02 AM AL You clearly highlight how the label terrorist can be used and abused by self righteous.....
» 15/11/2006 2:27:40 PM The article is fairly informative. Identifying Russia's major assets as oil, gas, the arm.....
» 14/11/2006 3:12:04 PM Oliver Thanks for that. Its a clearer explanation of the difficulties of decrypting large.....
» 14/11/2006 2:08:01 PM THESE PRIESTS ARE IN IT TOGETHER I find it amusing how priests (Dave and Sheikh Hilali) o.....
» 13/11/2006 11:45:34 PM Oliver The picture you paint, and issues you highlight look basically correct to me. In.....
» 12/11/2006 11:39:31 PM TurnRightThenLeft, I appreciate your comments. Yes certainly if ALL the likely US activ.....
» 12/11/2006 3:10:40 PM perikles "Once a chekist, always a chekist". What an inditement of the ex spook.....
» 11/11/2006 5:44:57 PM Chris This a really varied and thought provoking essay. The War on Terror which should ha.....
» 11/11/2006 5:16:00 PM Agree that this is an excellent essay by Professor Avineri I think Putin is, in fact, pr.....
» 11/11/2006 4:40:12 PM Precursor to Cyberspace Command already at PINE GAP? Here's an update to the article (writ.....
» 10/11/2006 3:12:50 PM TurnRightThen Left I agree that CIVILIAN intelligence agencies are bettor suited to the d.....
» 3/11/2006 2:54:04 PM PATRIOTISM FOR WEDGE POLITICS From the comments above the "p" word sure looks d.....
» 19/10/2006 12:46:54 PM There seems to be an assumption, both from Joseph Camilleri and SHONGA, that North Korea h.....
» 13/10/2006 3:29:16 PM A good article Greg. Your questions are sometimes overly broad and rhetorical but, I thin.....
» 12/10/2006 2:53:24 PM I's impressed by the moderate and experienced tone of your article. A useful supplement to.....
» 12/10/2006 2:12:13 PM Boazy Sounds like you need to sit down and have a cup of tea mate. You asked “Pete.. c.....
» 11/10/2006 9:50:14 PM Somehow I think I can speak for the article’s author with a certain degree of confidence… .....
» 11/10/2006 1:35:52 PM Gary I think you may be underestimating the difficulty of bombing North Korea to eliminat.....
» 11/10/2006 11:38:07 AM TurnRightThenLeft The Article does not touch on the "sell nuclear weapons to terrori.....
» 9/10/2006 4:34:42 PM TurnRightThenLeft As usual you make good points and have asked a fair question. I have s.....
» 9/10/2006 12:03:49 AM Chris My post above was about many aspects of the Article - not just its weakness in view.....
» 8/10/2006 6:11:58 PM Ted Its quite appropriate you point to increasing dangers (such as antitank missiles) for.....
» 8/10/2006 5:35:45 PM The average standard of living of countries, from which Muslim terrorists (who strike the .....
» 6/10/2006 11:02:38 AM Sneekee Your statement is untrue on the terrorism and North Korea portion. I agree with t.....
» 6/10/2006 12:09:08 AM An additional problem with George's suggestion that academics can legally meet terrorists .....
» 5/10/2006 1:24:54 AM PaulJP Thanks - a very interesting link. This supports the argument that the F/A-18E Sup.....
» 4/10/2006 12:21:49 PM Boaz Thanks for replying so comprehensively mate. OLO editors have just given my 5 diffe.....
» 3/10/2006 10:17:01 PM Dear Boazy Out of fairness I recant - You do not support theocracy. Out of balance I pre.....
» 3/10/2006 3:09:09 PM Hiya Darlene Alas I have time not for 9/11 reading. My days and nights are spent reading.....
» 3/10/2006 1:57:21 PM While politicians do exploit the fear of terrorism I think Katherine (through her ignoranc.....
» 3/10/2006 12:20:29 AM Dear Boazy In the spirit of this discussion diverted totally off the subject by your cute.....
» 2/10/2006 11:51:51 PM Like the F-4 I think the the US Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is being ignored by many who a.....
» 2/10/2006 3:35:44 PM George has a surprisingly narrow viewpoint for an academic. "The Attorney-General h.....
» 1/10/2006 11:54:46 PM OK PaulJP Consider yourself "indulge[d]" :D Please reveal the "...far bet.....
» 30/09/2006 1:31:10 AM perikles I too recall how the F4 Phantoms were used as an interim bomber until the F111s .....
» 29/09/2006 1:14:33 PM Been to Byron Bay several times. Its like being in a busy Sydney shopping district. Nearb.....
» 20/09/2006 11:23:29 AM Flezzey I think money, contracts and reputations will always influence the output of inte.....
» 19/09/2006 2:28:26 PM A thought provoking essay Waleed. Like Irfan you’re unusually articulate and principled (.....
» 19/09/2006 1:13:55 PM Flezzy While your essay above indicates a good grasp of the history of ideas and organisa.....
» 16/09/2006 2:19:29 AM Jeremy I appreciate your comments on my comments on your article. I also note you have lo.....
» 15/09/2006 3:12:46 PM sneekeepete I agree with most of what you say. Discourse on security and intelligence is.....
» 15/09/2006 11:12:33 AM Flippant rubbish. al Qaeda (and other Muslim terror networks) consider Private military c.....
» 14/09/2006 12:53:09 AM Dearest Sharkfin Almost anyone could see that I was having an impish go (maybe a bit subt.....
» 13/09/2006 9:45:17 PM Why not?.....
» 12/09/2006 3:17:46 PM Irfy Your attempts to paint the Muslim threat in historical terms misses the point. Yep .....
» 12/09/2006 2:36:05 PM Many defects in Bendle’s, otherwise passable, essay: Australian terrorism information and.....
» 4/09/2006 11:29:57 PM Hi Obozo "Season" is used in a loose sense. Its the time of year "JI&quo.....
» 31/08/2006 3:29:35 PM Carl You have your fixations. I have mine. 9/11 as a product of a US/Israeli plot...hmmm.....
» 31/08/2006 1:48:21 PM Take good note ye who doubt the dangers of terrorism: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.a.....
» 30/08/2006 3:14:39 PM Alas Ludwig Trying to convince original,, or born again peaceniks, is like p#ssing in the.....
» 30/08/2006 2:24:12 PM I think Graham Cooke's article is timely and very well balanced. Why Sidney Jones does no.....
» 30/08/2006 1:38:00 PM Today the ABC's Four Corners program has been served with a subpoena to surrender its tape.....
» 29/08/2006 10:25:56 AM As you would have heard Jihad Jack Thomas, or JJ, has been put under a control order. Th.....
» 28/08/2006 6:22:39 PM GOOD NEWS As you would have heard (Jihad) Jack Thomas (JJ) has been put under a control o.....
» 25/08/2006 2:54:14 PM FrankGol Time to do a bit of research mate. Thomas has been referred to in the media as .....
» 25/08/2006 1:14:48 PM Sylvia Else is right that security services, including the AFP, only have the option of wo.....
» 25/08/2006 9:59:34 AM Leigh Thanks for alerting me to the Pamela Bone article at http://www.theaustralian.news......
» 25/08/2006 12:29:43 AM I agree Leigh Judy has written a very balanced and insightful piece. It presents the diff.....
» 25/08/2006 12:07:42 AM Ludwig Somehow I don't think your realistic concept of linking nuclear enrichment with a .....
» 7/08/2006 9:40:29 PM Zapata You asked about Australian media representation of jihadist issues. Most news sou.....
» 7/08/2006 4:59:42 PM from above Comment Why the information (on events which occurred in October 2005...".....
» 7/08/2006 4:59:08 PM Iran seeking Uranium from Congo - timed release. From Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspa.....
» 7/08/2006 12:14:56 PM Zapata I don't know where you come from but I appreciate your comment. I've yet to see a.....
» 4/08/2006 6:01:16 PM An interesting paper Syed. You describe the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology ex.....
» 4/08/2006 5:06:18 PM TRTL I hear what you say. Moderate diplomacy (extolled by Woolcott) is useful day to day .....
» 4/08/2006 11:03:58 AM Nicely wrong TRTL Woolcott adheres to the typical DFAT "we must be nice to everybody.....
» 3/08/2006 12:27:07 PM John's comments are touching, but naive and surprisingly unsophisticated for someone who i.....
» 2/08/2006 2:03:02 PM Second Part (from above) IDF: “How long has UNIFIL been in Lebanon?” UNIFIL Employee: “H.....
» 2/08/2006 2:00:42 PM Israeli Defense Force HELPLINE Suffering tragedy fatigue? Here's a little RELEVANT humour.....
» 1/08/2006 11:45:16 PM Not sons of the soil but the Tower was no Holiday. By the middle of the thirteenth centur.....
» 1/08/2006 3:21:59 PM Hezbollah's massed rocket reaction (to Israeli airstrikes) surprised Israel. Knowing that .....
» 1/08/2006 3:17:39 PM This article forms Israel's justification for the war and highlights the genuine and comin.....
» 1/08/2006 11:36:13 AM Mireille You make the error of comparing Nazi Germany's treatment of Jews with Israeli's .....
» 26/07/2006 8:27:18 PM Philby2 Re "Saudia Arabia, Jordan, and Gulf States have been conspicuously absent in.....
» 26/07/2006 12:10:30 PM Philby2 Strewth's comment is quite sensible even without the (institutionalising burden?).....
» 26/07/2006 1:45:03 AM My reading of Israeli strategy (with US agreement) in Lebanon is this: Israel has limite.....
» 23/07/2006 8:48:05 PM Leigh I don't think you're a Nazi and knowing a thing or two about national security issu.....
» 23/07/2006 5:45:08 PM Ted Even Bush's loyal allies are beginning to waver over Israel's liberal attempt to stra.....
» 23/07/2006 10:43:49 AM NEWSFLASH A positive development several hours ago: "Britain last night dramaticall.....
» 23/07/2006 12:36:00 AM Yep perceptions of Islam in Australia is well covered in OLO (again and again.. ) Back to.....
» 22/07/2006 5:42:04 PM drooge America does have a policy towards the Middle East (including Israel and Iran) but.....
» 22/07/2006 2:16:50 AM Antony You're an unashamed lefty so we'll never agree on everything but your article was .....
» 22/07/2006 1:21:36 AM Well thank Christ America is on our side. I'd hate it to be an enemy... Pete.....
» 21/07/2006 10:52:16 PM Irfy Since the London bombings things appear a bit grey for security services in the West.....
» 19/07/2006 9:26:49 PM For variety here's a perspective yesterday from Larry Johnson, formerly of the CIA and spe.....
» 18/07/2006 1:27:55 PM Ted's views are predictable. Two main comments: 1. The phrase "collateral casualtie.....
» 14/07/2006 12:04:32 AM The article is well intentioned but I think the US would be better equipped in terms of te.....
» 13/07/2006 11:49:10 PM Wonhyuk Lim's message is seemingly on behalf of North Korea. In Wonhyuk's detached frame.....
» 12/07/2006 10:21:01 PM Kirsty's old man stars in this: http://www.nicholsoncartoons.com.au/flash/flash.php?id=2.....
» 12/07/2006 4:05:38 PM Proud to be JI You're a credit to the Indonesian Diplomatic Corps mate. As no other Indo.....
» 11/07/2006 12:58:24 PM Citizen I'd be a bit more sympathetic. The East Timorese leadership (including Kirsty and.....
» 10/07/2006 1:32:11 PM Proud to be Javanese (sorry "Indonesian" ;-) Thankyou for: "So do Indone.....
» 6/07/2006 1:40:03 AM Onya PTBI (not) And (sincerely) well said Leigh and Kvasir While Corby is doing 20 years.....
» 5/07/2006 12:48:37 AM The left wing of Fretilin should note that Australia is not a completely selfless buddy of.....
» 2/07/2006 2:02:14 PM Ningtyas Response Continued. On your question about my suggestion East Timor be “handed b.....
» 2/07/2006 1:48:59 PM Maracas Thanks for your response. I assume you are criticising Indonesia’s record to the .....
» 1/07/2006 11:24:53 AM PTBI and Ningtyas Nothing like a robust exchange of views between neighbors. The differe.....
» 30/06/2006 11:38:34 AM Proud to be Indonesian Its rare that an Indonesian goes into bat over East Timor these da.....
» 29/06/2006 1:06:43 PM maracas The kind of thing that removes goodwill of so many Australians about the plight o.....
» 28/06/2006 12:22:44 PM Maracas "medieval royalist"?! True but only for the attractive Princess and Pri.....
» 27/06/2006 11:49:09 PM Sarah10 You are correct (in your bland idealism that is). It is not Australia's legitima.....
» 26/06/2006 4:43:27 PM Alkatiri has clearly stuffed things up, dragging his country down with him. He has a righ.....
» 25/06/2006 8:56:02 AM Mr Man I agree with you on this. The importance of oil to the US and the personal conne.....
» 21/06/2006 1:13:23 PM The writer has "a bob each way" but this suggests he is getting more in touch wi.....
» 14/06/2006 1:36:07 PM Love it Chris "as compromised as the most furtive shirt-lifter" I'm still rol.....
» 14/06/2006 11:16:18 AM Well put Mirko. The first two comments in this string pretty well confirm your argument t.....
» 13/06/2006 11:06:01 AM Irfan Your claim that Zarqawi is responsible for 25,000 death's in Iraq is an unsupportab.....
» 10/06/2006 3:19:17 PM Suebdootwo Yeah some people see the availabilty in Australia of books on "how to wir.....
» 9/06/2006 9:27:00 AM David Agree with most of what you've said. I don't think Omar would appreciate being ca.....
» 8/06/2006 1:06:51 PM David Jackmanson, Thanks. I just tried your link but think its under site maintenance. I.....
» 7/06/2006 5:49:27 PM There is considerable subjectivity in the sedition criteria and its complex - as reflected.....
» 6/06/2006 12:44:22 PM Good article. All very new (to me). Never heard of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation .....
» 6/06/2006 10:20:58 AM Crikey! Talk about beinng caught between a rock and a hard place. On one hand you have th.....
» 5/06/2006 9:44:30 PM Yeah thanks BS Starting with some sensible words from Sage and Boaz this debate has decli.....
» 31/05/2006 11:46:05 AM I agree with Leigh. Dr Seale must throw off his easy academic assumptions. Evil in the wo.....
» 22/05/2006 6:01:21 PM Boazy I agree with you. Except, of course, not quite. I think the Iranian question is be.....
» 27/04/2006 10:09:00 AM Methinks young Walter has a bone to pick with Bush and buddies. Can't think why. His goo.....
» 6/04/2006 12:59:01 PM PART 2 SEDITION Andrew brings in sedition. Kind of easy to see why the 100 year old sedi.....
» 6/04/2006 12:55:04 PM What Andrew Lynch fails to consider is that the interception legislation has to be constan.....
» 2/04/2006 2:40:42 PM justagirl I'm not going to attempt to answer your broad assumptions and rhetorical questi.....
» 1/04/2006 12:24:16 AM I agree with Opinionated2 that a disorderly pullout from Iraq would be disastrous. This wo.....
» 31/03/2006 2:07:47 PM Kay I'm indeed NOT a spy. So that allows me to write comments on OLO. But I take agreeme.....
» 30/03/2006 9:28:09 PM Boazy and Irfy I'm torn by me genuine (yet oddly warped?) respect for you both. Put you.....
» 30/03/2006 8:48:02 PM Dear sneekeepete Funny you should ask who spooky pete is. I'm the the same person as plan.....
» 29/03/2006 5:48:16 PM kalweb Yes it applies to State and Federal Police Forces and ASIO. It presumably also a.....
» 29/03/2006 3:50:10 PM BOAZY Though you are of the "godbotherer" persuasion the points in your post ab.....
» 29/03/2006 1:49:44 PM Judging by the emails above, the winds have changed since the torrent of fear and gloom fr.....
» 28/03/2006 10:05:08 AM Good article Irfy This'll shake OLO's "Allah Botherers" out of the woodwork aga.....
» 24/03/2006 12:35:32 AM Opinionated2 No worries cob. Your sarcasm was provoked by my gratitous shots at your opin.....
» 22/03/2006 3:27:21 PM Realist I agree that the major boost in funding for all Australia's intelligence agencies.....
» 21/03/2006 11:42:07 PM Opinionated2 No worries mate, my complete distrust of inquies/royal commissions made me d.....
» 19/03/2006 5:47:37 PM Dearest "lol"2 Firstly may I say that I was shocked, then a little unnerved, th.....
» 18/03/2006 9:56:55 PM Dear Gitmo I fail to see the point of your last post. Ours is too short a time on this b.....
» 18/03/2006 2:12:05 PM Onya Gabby and alchemist Gabby - I agree that Iranian President Ahmadinejad defies the ea.....
» 18/03/2006 1:04:03 AM Dear lol2 To those who are misguided enough to trust Inquiries and the ability of Labor t.....
» 17/03/2006 10:16:11 PM The inquiry also heard from former DFAT official Jane Drake-Brockman. She said although c.....
» 15/03/2006 2:29:45 PM Antony's faith in the importance of a declaration that a Swedish committee will make fossi.....
» 14/03/2006 2:36:41 PM Cameron Riley’s focus on the inordinately high proportion of children under 15 in selected.....
» 6/03/2006 6:01:22 PM Oppy 2 The article you quote is LIES all damned LIES, manufactured to frustrate the inher.....
» 6/03/2006 4:14:17 PM This article is delusional. Businesses and foreign governments have a right to privacy r.....
» 22/02/2006 4:42:21 PM I agree with you Bruce. This handsome chap Sebastian is pushing all the wet buttons. Sayi.....
» 21/02/2006 2:46:16 PM dalma You asked "One would hasten to ask where was the ONA (Office of National ASSes.....
» 18/02/2006 12:19:28 AM Jinxy Thanks for you last post. It is succinct and to the point. Looking at the evidence.....
» 17/02/2006 11:42:59 AM Jinxy - don't bother - Save it till the next OLO article on Iran. I'm moving on. Taiwan.....
» 16/02/2006 1:49:05 AM COMMENTS TO Jinxy - Part 2 I'm ranging more widely in this part. Most of the conflict i.....
» 16/02/2006 1:10:02 AM Jinxy You are making my write all these words ya bastard! While I suspect you don’t hold.....
» 15/02/2006 12:16:20 AM Jinxy I'm glad you've become "enlightened" by 5 years of conspiracy theory sinc.....
» 13/02/2006 11:10:35 PM AMSADL Your comments lack historical perspective and logic. Read the posts from Philo,.....
» 13/02/2006 11:51:16 AM I anticipate that most of the posts that develop in this will be quick, smart, anti Bush s.....
» 11/02/2006 11:22:26 AM Philo I don't mind moderate Christians nor moderate Muslims. So I'm neither anti Christi.....
» 10/02/2006 10:26:04 PM I love religion. It brings earnest religious people together - to fight. Just look at O.....
» 10/02/2006 2:20:17 PM maracas Thanks, I think, for being the second poster. You obviously know about the strug.....
» 9/02/2006 11:57:01 PM Philo Thanks David Latimer for providing some context. Snippets from Amnesty Internatio.....
» 9/02/2006 6:59:05 PM bushbred History is indeed important and easily forgotten. As you’ve pointed out the vie.....
» 9/02/2006 3:07:47 PM Onya Graham indeed. You wrote this article across broad parametres - mentioned Hanson - i.....
» 8/02/2006 11:20:20 PM Bushbred I agree that the West has always intervened in Iran (and Iraq) for the benefit o.....
» 8/02/2006 1:47:31 PM Yes the East Timorese and their Australian representatives in Australia are becoming more .....
» 7/02/2006 6:04:13 PM All these cynical, smug and smart posts above. When Iran buys enriched uranium (perhaps) .....
» 7/02/2006 5:35:51 PM redneck Calm down mate. I was immediately aware of an intellectual contradiction. But a.....
» 7/02/2006 1:42:11 PM Redneck Most German’s I have known have been deeply apologetic about the racist past of G.....
» 7/02/2006 12:43:07 PM Iran's potential as a threat does not mean it is breaking international law. Iran can le.....
» 7/02/2006 12:17:25 PM Boazy What's your point about the "SSAA" (Shorthanded Sailing Association of Au.....
» 6/02/2006 2:12:14 PM Onya FREIDRICH OLO posters (eg rightwingers, "Christians" etc) should always be.....
» 6/02/2006 1:34:26 PM The anti Muslim cartoon issue has now seen additional violence in Lebanon and a warning fr.....
» 6/02/2006 12:21:19 PM FRIEDRICH and (your assistant) redneck Note “FRIEDRICH” carries his “race” on his sleeve .....
» 5/02/2006 12:35:13 PM FRIEDRICH "You can converse with a jew. They wash, shave(except the ones with long b.....
» 2/02/2006 1:00:05 PM COMMENTS ON MOSSAD ATTITUDES - Part 2 Another agent, identified only as "Yonatan&quo.....
» 2/02/2006 12:58:29 PM Colin A mainstream Jewish American producer didn’t produce a movie sympathetic to the Pal.....
» 2/02/2006 12:55:49 AM Realist and Chris Shaw Yes its possible that the US has isolated bin Laden somewhere in P.....
» 1/02/2006 1:11:40 PM Realist An excellent and up to date account of where bin Laden might be and whether he’s .....
» 31/01/2006 11:37:21 PM BIN LADEN THE OPERATIONAL PLANNER Most posts above have dealt with the issue of Islam. Wh.....
» 27/01/2006 11:43:46 PM anomie My general area is Toowoomba. He has an Indian sounding name. That should narrow i.....
» 27/01/2006 2:26:22 PM COMMENTS PART 2 The Saudi common denominator, as revealed by 9/11, has been very much und.....
» 27/01/2006 2:21:28 PM An excellent article Con If enough Iraqi leaders and voters dissociate the movement towar.....
» 25/01/2006 11:30:07 PM Mhoram I don't think it likely Israel, would use nuclear weapons against Iran, however Is.....
» 24/01/2006 11:39:51 PM Thanks Mhoram Yes I agree that if Iran continues its nuclear development a Western countr.....
» 24/01/2006 3:25:49 PM INVADING IRAQ WAS JUSTIFIED, BUT.. Remco and others If countries were liberated, then oc.....
» 24/01/2006 2:14:30 PM Leanne - your sooo wrong The only thing that Iran's authoritarian regime respect is threa.....
» 24/01/2006 1:10:52 PM Gary I appreciate your presentation of the the political setting for a strike against Ira.....
» 23/01/2006 9:46:31 AM Scout I think its different strokes for different folks. The value of medication and use.....
» 23/01/2006 12:59:50 AM On reflection I'm retracting what I said (on this string on Saturday, 21 January 2006 1:26.....
» 22/01/2006 5:05:22 PM No worries Opinionated2 My partner is a forgiving woman (Thank Christ! For I'd be a dead .....
» 22/01/2006 2:17:22 PM I agree with you Col A superficial stab at history should not be used "in evidence&q.....
» 22/01/2006 12:15:03 PM Yes Wendy Judging by your last post its easy to roll in and criticise people who discuss .....
» 22/01/2006 12:49:08 AM Craig You convey the experience of major depression sufferers (like me) concisely but viv.....
» 22/01/2006 12:10:24 AM Opinionated2 Thanks for your praise of my efforts and your confession. My female partner.....
» 21/01/2006 4:40:08 PM Verdant He must have some redeeming qualities or consider giving him the flick. partTime.....
» 21/01/2006 1:26:12 AM partTimeParent I think you have a lot to offer. West's article is unfortunately a lightw.....
» 20/01/2006 5:12:17 PM Just forgetting Natasha's vacuous article (not difficult) the story of today is (as other .....
» 19/01/2006 10:12:16 PM "...the new democratic and liberal Iraq..."? One may ask "what planet you .....
» 19/01/2006 5:12:07 PM Timothy As I'm a thought refugee from the bitchiness of The Road to Surfdom you're not a .....
» 19/01/2006 4:57:00 PM I agree with Nicholas comment that the following need to be examined "the way in whic.....
» 16/01/2006 12:11:44 PM As a specialist doctor Tanveer has an appropiate attitude to this bundle of issues. In co.....
» 14/01/2006 2:28:47 PM Dancing.. Your last two posts address the imbalances of McConvill's article with deep ins.....
» 13/01/2006 11:06:46 AM Remy You appear to admit that you bring no particular tools or expertise to this debate e.....
» 13/01/2006 12:17:46 AM SOME TWISTED WORDS CONTINUED Hamlet Turning to happiness you're right. You may only know.....
» 13/01/2006 12:11:42 AM Hamlet What you say in your first paragraph rings true. Sex has been treated as a base an.....
» 11/01/2006 12:36:16 AM Dear Dancing..Edge Well thanks for coming late to school. It would appear us "naught.....
» 10/01/2006 11:52:40 AM Well Rex matey At first glance I thought your question was "smart" and rhetoric.....
» 10/01/2006 12:18:05 AM Tony I agree with your first 2 paras. I think to "get to know" neatly somes up .....
» 9/01/2006 11:43:03 PM Hamlet (and other unbelievers in my individualistic "philosophy") Taking your s.....
» 9/01/2006 9:52:29 AM Scout To respond to your question "Do you need sex to be happy or do you want sex wh.....
» 8/01/2006 6:32:06 PM Rex Yes "we're all different". I'm not. I agree that there's far more than se.....
» 8/01/2006 6:07:29 PM I think Bashdar's comments are fairly reasonable, non-sectarian and uncontroversial. As I.....
» 8/01/2006 4:06:37 PM Mike While I disagree with the general thrust of your article you've put up good argument.....
» 5/01/2006 5:14:30 PM Global Nomad and (to a lesser extent) DavidJS Idealism and political correctness don't wo.....
» 5/01/2006 1:20:15 PM Well Allah forbid it!! I have to agree with Leigh. "Middle Eastern appearance".....
» 5/01/2006 1:25:27 AM SHONGA Well what can I say. My first post at the top of this string indicated that my par.....
» 4/01/2006 1:28:28 PM Alchemist I knew you had it in ya mate. Shame about the wheelchair, but. Yes I agree tha.....
» 3/01/2006 10:00:15 PM "5 times a day." Crikey! Is that a duet, group or solo performance?.....
» 3/01/2006 12:25:49 PM Gary I agree with your entire essay and would like to add that: As in most policy positio.....
» 3/01/2006 11:12:07 AM (8 or 9 times a week) Well although sex is more than important to my partner and I, this .....
» 15/12/2005 11:21:58 PM Thanks Henry Your article was well balanced between descibing the background to the Summi.....
» 15/12/2005 12:12:04 PM Boazy and "its not easy..." Rest assured ASIO is doing its job in monitoring in.....
» 15/12/2005 11:00:53 AM Tanveer Your religion and professional position give you specific and balanced insights t.....
» 15/12/2005 2:00:27 AM Methinks young Duncan lives in small state as distant from racial sensitivity as you can g.....
» 15/12/2005 1:20:32 AM Boazy An organised, trained and equipped "home guard" has often been suggested,.....
» 2/12/2005 6:56:41 AM Matthew The inherent evil of your logic speaks for itself. If the US (and China and Russ.....
» 1/12/2005 5:10:46 PM I agree rancitas. Much of the support base for Stone (like Hanson) are just a fringe, ho.....
» 1/12/2005 12:29:37 PM Aaron It looks like I overstepped the mark in my response to you. I assumed you had acce.....
» 1/12/2005 12:55:52 AM Thanks anarkali. Your eloquent comments touched me. I come from a "lily WASP" .....
» 1/12/2005 12:19:36 AM Aaron I can see that you picked up on the fact that I, like you, are completely opposed t.....
» 30/11/2005 9:55:10 PM Oh whoa is the cause of us unbelievers! Its a bit frustrating for moi, who is critical of.....
» 30/11/2005 1:04:33 PM ASSEMBLIES OF GOD AND THE FAMILY FIRST PARTY While the message of organised religion is .....
» 30/11/2005 10:58:26 AM Matthew S I recognise that "torture of the mind" may produce twisted posts. S.....
» 29/11/2005 10:09:49 PM SOMETHING SHOCKING FOR MANY IN THIS STRING – Part 2 I have a dream that one day, down in .....
» 29/11/2005 10:05:47 PM That does it. People were becoming agreeable. I know that many posters in this string wil.....
» 28/11/2005 2:56:04 PM Yes Leigh those being tortured also shudder, involuntarily. But I agree with Manderson. .....
» 28/11/2005 10:24:00 AM NAPIER IS JUST THE BEGINNING Almanac and sneekeepete While this thread is one of the mor.....
» 27/11/2005 1:09:21 AM MUSLIMS ARE REAL, REAL BAD - Part 2. Napier continues: "Let it be said again - it is.....
» 27/11/2005 12:52:31 AM In keeping with the sound message of most in this string I present some thoughts of that p.....
» 25/11/2005 8:57:57 PM [Deleted. Refers to earlier deleted post.].....
» 25/11/2005 1:06:59 PM I'm surprised to see an article about Islam and threats to European civilisation appearing.....
» 24/11/2005 6:59:57 PM I have a desire to comment as well barb - but I am not a card carrying indigenous Australi.....
» 24/11/2005 11:45:06 AM Yeah right Rainier You got a better idea? http://www.eniar.org/news/palmisland1.html Or .....
» 23/11/2005 11:33:25 PM Unfortunately "empowering woman"(?), paper shuffling and Resolutions are not in .....
» 23/11/2005 10:59:29 AM Your ideas are wonderful Steffen. You are correct in assigning aboriginal social problems .....
» 22/11/2005 2:05:35 PM Though I support the proposed anti terror laws I also support moderation on these arrests .....
» 20/11/2005 2:40:35 AM Boaz No problems. I respect your outlook. Peter.....
» 18/11/2005 3:41:38 PM 9/11 did indeed give Bush the opportunity to generate the popular leadership only possible.....
» 18/11/2005 12:10:30 PM COMMENTS ON XXX FREEDOMS - PART 2 You would realize that most XXX material these days is .....
» 18/11/2005 12:07:35 PM Dear Boaz I suspect that we will continue to fundamentally disagree on this issue, but I .....
» 16/11/2005 1:46:19 PM sajo I couldn't agree more and have said similar in my post above (on Monday, 14 November.....
» 16/11/2005 11:09:44 AM Jasper You must understand that the very sight of a Muslim (or terrorism) article on OLO .....
» 16/11/2005 10:44:41 AM Dear Boazy Religion of all shades, particularly the powerful Christian denominations, are.....
» 15/11/2005 1:38:28 PM “Fear not children Big Brother is your friend” is typical of Phil's fiendishly avuncular s.....
» 15/11/2005 12:54:08 AM Themo - Xerxes would have seen Waleed as typically Athenian. Waleed should be commended f.....
» 14/11/2005 11:09:25 PM Why are we assuming that religion is important to youths (of Middle Eastern origin) today?.....
» 14/11/2005 9:27:39 PM Sorry Oligarch the style, content and quality of your arguments were too similar to Bronwy.....
» 13/11/2005 10:54:16 PM Oligarch/Bronwyn And the point of your last post is…..? Let me suggest that the riots of.....
» 13/11/2005 11:44:12 AM Con/Themistocles/Patriach Its rather indulgent of you to describe those (who sincerely cr.....
» 11/11/2005 11:57:18 AM Bronwyn After your waffling at length about the alleged political and social reasons for .....
» 10/11/2005 4:09:04 PM Oh Goldbrick Just between you and me, its always dangerous (on most blogs) to admit a pos.....
» 10/11/2005 3:50:13 PM Dear Con You paint a fantasy world of straw men who do not see things your odd way. Your.....
» 9/11/2005 3:19:16 PM COMMENT - PART 2 Furthermore healthy discussion is a strength of democracy and the Federa.....
» 9/11/2005 3:17:34 PM Leigh You can have a relatively secure environment without overly oppressive laws. Noting.....
» 8/11/2005 1:52:45 PM Gary although you look like the type of long haired chap my “ex” wouldn’t bring home to he.....
» 7/11/2005 11:09:02 PM The nuclear proliferation argument (which I assume Barfensie is referring to) is indeed on.....
» 7/11/2005 3:21:07 PM George I agree with your point that Australia's legislative environment makes the replica.....
» 31/10/2005 12:09:12 PM Con/Thomistocles With due respect to the venerable style of your arguments. I think you a.....
» 30/10/2005 9:17:10 AM Col and Redneck Well said. Plantagenet.....
» 29/10/2005 11:15:53 AM Sex over study - I say: When I was a budding young uni student I was in to many things an.....
» 29/10/2005 2:13:59 AM Sex can count.... Well said Pericles I've also noticed that the well thought out posts o.....
» 27/10/2005 10:22:25 AM Aaron “Unit 101 was an Israeli special operations unit founded and led by Ariel Sharon on.....
» 27/10/2005 12:52:19 AM Philo Over my quote, "Nobody wants to create a situation where young alienated men s.....
» 26/10/2005 11:57:14 PM Maximus You obviously didn't read my post when roundly knocking your fellow posters. He.....
» 26/10/2005 11:22:15 AM Whooaa. Con is certainly waxing Churchillian in his last to 2 paras. He pits the straw m.....
» 26/10/2005 10:02:59 AM Gerrit What you have posted is very true. Its counsellors (like yourself), teachers, publ.....
» 26/10/2005 12:42:49 AM Looks like Mr Beecher is subtly knocking the media baron system (his old employers) under .....
» 25/10/2005 10:25:04 AM Rainier If I'd read your post as a new chum on OLO I would have thought "what the f......
» 25/10/2005 1:03:02 AM Over the last few days I've become steadily disenchanted with the proposed laws. Yes Mus.....
» 25/10/2005 12:26:41 AM Yes Fickle Over the last few days I've become steadily disenchanted with the proposed law.....
» 24/10/2005 1:30:44 AM David I've looked at your well organised Honorary President (HP) Model hotlink. The model.....
» 21/10/2005 10:34:03 PM Dear Mickijo. You seem to be living in the small, dark, cell of your own making. None of.....
» 21/10/2005 2:21:09 PM Tsk Tsk tus "Off with there heads" is incitement against ones Head of State. Yo.....
» 21/10/2005 1:59:11 PM A few random comments, mainly against the proposed laws this time. Neil's comments about .....
» 21/10/2005 2:01:36 AM Timkins I'm impressed with your new direction in life, but please, don't go overboard. S.....
» 20/10/2005 2:12:12 PM You're right Grey and Gadfly Finally sense is breaking out in this string. Tomlinson must.....
» 20/10/2005 1:22:13 PM Timkins - don't be so bitter. Paris Hilton could have spent her life as a Rich Lump. Inst.....
» 20/10/2005 12:51:02 PM As a former public servand and drafter of regulations the problem of volume is chiefly kee.....
» 20/10/2005 12:36:15 PM You're absolutely write wrighta. "Apple man" (see first post in string) is clea.....
» 18/10/2005 9:46:21 PM All old hat Rod The polls you quote were, no doubt, the call in if you have a problem typ.....
» 18/10/2005 9:21:30 PM I'm a flight simulator geek and I take my laptop everywhere. I've taken LA International .....
» 18/10/2005 2:12:51 PM Shame on all uppity commoners. Let me say as a Royalist - a supporter of that popular Pla.....
» 18/10/2005 11:22:22 AM Yes Greg This is indeed an abnoxious comment on life in the 19th century as we know it. .....
» 15/10/2005 6:30:14 PM This is a pretty bland article that could have come direct from the "China Chamber of.....
» 15/10/2005 6:14:51 PM I wholeheartedly support Timkins doubts about the intent and accuracy of this article. Be.....
» 10/10/2005 2:10:13 PM Philo My allegiance is to Australia. Hence I've gone out on a limb on OLO to support the .....
» 9/10/2005 11:53:36 PM I'm very sorry to hear that Kay. I've had two friends recently killed by Muslim terrorist.....
» 9/10/2005 11:05:17 PM (modified from my post on "The Pretend Peacemakers" but equally relevant) I'm a.....
» 9/10/2005 10:20:31 PM I'm always surprised how hyper-sensitive many OLO posters have been about the tightening o.....
» 9/10/2005 1:12:07 PM Some very relevant quotes by world leaders - how silly do celebrities look now? Death has.....
» 7/10/2005 9:34:54 PM Sorry everybody. I spent an hour putting together a post, but it contained some exclamatio.....
» 7/10/2005 2:34:30 PM Yep Thought the debate would degenerate to "look at the relegious foundations" .....
» 6/10/2005 12:34:59 AM Leigh I don't think anyone is taken in by Bashir's "Press Release". The fact th.....
» 5/10/2005 1:48:09 PM I think Susan's piece is beautifully written. That is art. The art of Michael Moore's fil.....
» 5/10/2005 12:17:46 PM Irfun as usual your piece is timely and thought provoking. As usual it will trigger the us.....
» 4/10/2005 2:44:51 PM Mark's article unintentionally builds the case that if local governments's can get their a.....
» 4/10/2005 1:17:28 PM Thanks CT Concerning the Bali bombing, and how it relates to terrorism concerns in Austra.....
» 3/10/2005 4:53:51 PM We may disagree on most things ConspiracyTheory but, at least, you have commented on terro.....
» 3/10/2005 1:56:20 PM Yes I agree sneeky. Deane is writing way outside his area of expertise. His generalisatio.....
» 3/10/2005 11:59:09 AM Grey I don't think China would wish to wage a war, potentially involving a regional nucle.....
» 2/10/2005 11:39:33 AM Its very sad what has happened in Bali. Unfortunately those who minimise terrorist threat.....
» 1/10/2005 4:07:35 PM ConspiracyTheorist Having also read Chomsky, Phillip Agee, "The Best and the Brighte.....
» 1/10/2005 11:21:44 AM Conspiracy and "its not easy" I'm just waiting for the day when your posts are .....
» 30/09/2005 10:11:46 AM Oh come on Symneology I said it on this string BEFORE Tony rightly wrote it down. See the.....
» 30/09/2005 9:53:31 AM Thanks Grey I also agree that China will act to takeover Taiwan. However I think China h.....
» 29/09/2005 11:52:35 PM Grey I've been doing a little more research on China's aircraft carrier program. The sit.....
» 29/09/2005 5:56:16 PM ConspiracyTheory and The Fish I agree that Australia's involvement in the unnecessary occ.....
» 28/09/2005 3:33:26 PM David Thanks for your reply. Reading todays article in the Australian http://www.theaustr.....
» 28/09/2005 2:58:01 PM RobertG I think your argument that if one country has nuclear weapons then all are entitl.....
» 27/09/2005 8:22:38 PM Big Fish Yes I agree that conflicts between "unequal" forces often don't go acc.....
» 27/09/2005 7:55:58 PM Thanks David I'm happy I gave you a laugh and hope your class gets a chortle. I just KNEW.....
» 27/09/2005 3:15:34 PM Yes Ross' article is well-balanced. It rightly points out that there are other contries .....
» 27/09/2005 1:59:40 PM Mr Latimer Thank you for maturely responding to the issues in my post. Such scenerios h.....
» 26/09/2005 1:02:31 AM Boaz As the kids are finally asleep I can at last reply. Regarding immigration - criteri.....
» 26/09/2005 12:17:37 AM David Latimer I find the non-sectarian style and content of your argument a welcome chang.....
» 23/09/2005 12:43:18 PM I'm loathe to say that its our elected representatives (politicians) calling the shots. It.....
» 23/09/2005 9:08:10 AM I wouldn't worry sneekeepete. The fringe of society and intolerance of views that "r.....
» 22/09/2005 5:42:11 PM Thanks Bushbred "Geat minds think alike" :) Oh Boazy (if I can call you that) .....
» 22/09/2005 4:29:50 PM I agree with sneekeepeete. And we should be careful of who is behind calls for a Constitu.....
» 22/09/2005 3:41:47 PM I agree Bushbred. There seems to be enough evidence to suggest that the RAF did use mustar.....
» 22/09/2005 10:11:25 AM Col Your "up and at em lads" arguments pales when your band of diggers are plow.....
» 21/09/2005 12:22:21 PM Col I respect your attempt to bring a little history to your arguments, however, I need to.....
» 21/09/2005 11:43:28 AM Thankyou David I agree that faith just before the end (and even long before) is a very po.....
» 21/09/2005 11:28:18 AM Bushbred I see your point that the ALP is in a sad state. Having spent most of my life fr.....
» 20/09/2005 10:45:54 AM Well I think Bush's statesmanlike (spread the blame suckers) apology was quite principled .....
» 19/09/2005 9:18:55 AM Dear David Thankyou for not resorting to quotes from an old book in place of mature analy.....
» 18/09/2005 8:56:51 PM Comments like the one above reflect the common problem of this blog. It appears that Chri.....
» 15/09/2005 6:31:50 PM sneekeepete I agree with what you say in your last para. As a little advertisement, pleas.....
» 15/09/2005 2:24:44 PM Mark, enaj and sneekeepete Well, I have to disagree guys. Yes, there are any number of m.....
» 15/09/2005 1:35:56 PM Good article. Given the nature of the war in Iraq possible measures of winning might inclu.....
» 14/09/2005 10:59:18 AM The increasing proportion of the very old in Australia's population makes this article eve.....
» 14/09/2005 9:24:35 AM MichaelK I have to assume that someone has attempted to translate your piece (originally .....
» 13/09/2005 1:31:03 PM Chrismic Though I don't necessarily agree with your points I think they are well made. W.....
» 13/09/2005 12:32:34 PM This piece is very timely and the similarities between Katrina (for which a great deal has.....
» 12/09/2005 4:56:34 PM Right on Henery And the Women's Magazine industry would collapse overnight. No pretty sk.....
» 12/09/2005 2:00:59 PM Bushbred, I agree that the occupation of Iraq was mainly about oil and that occupation has.....
» 12/09/2005 12:15:46 PM I'm gonna be terribly reactionary here. "and educated mothers and fathers on the vi.....
» 12/09/2005 10:26:20 AM Christoper I think the risk of a major incident justifies stronger security laws even if .....
» 11/09/2005 11:53:02 PM James (or daggett) almost everyone has been in denial about the soaring demand for oil. It.....
» 10/09/2005 1:14:07 AM Dear Botany I think the course of events in New Orleans are the best indication to date o.....
» 9/09/2005 1:58:55 PM Its interesting that there has been a long US right wing expectation that when civilisatio.....
» 9/09/2005 11:42:52 AM Its interesting how the "death penalty" is applied in civilised societies - by a.....
» 9/09/2005 10:39:38 AM Nayeefa shows guts in maintaining her own Muslim beliefs (the veil and all) while criticis.....
» 8/09/2005 3:17:21 PM Walt, the depth and subject matter of your analysis would surely do credit to Who Magazine.....
» 7/09/2005 11:19:07 AM Yes the future problems stemming from China's growth appear insoluble. But one ray of ligh.....
» 6/09/2005 12:23:43 PM Kevin, I've attended both state and private school systems and can assure you that even pr.....
» 6/09/2005 10:55:11 AM As usual Ms Bishop is attempting to keep herself in the news - as usual not for a worthy c.....
» 5/09/2005 11:50:24 AM Jan, you seem to be unaware of SBS's Pizza (aka Fat Pizza) comedy which includes the slaps.....
» 2/09/2005 11:50:28 AM Well I think Cameron presents compelling evidence that leanings towards Muslim theocratic .....
» 2/09/2005 10:45:46 AM Philo's logic is somewhat askew. There is no logical conclusion that those attending a mo.....
» 12/08/2005 12:01:57 PM Peter, I'm feeling more optimistic about your pessimism. While still lamenting the ".....
» 11/08/2005 2:05:25 PM Speaking generally I think Peter is becoming somewhat pessimistic about politics as he get.....
» 10/08/2005 12:13:01 PM As a conservative I don't see the ABC's occasional left wing opinions as a problem. Its sl.....
» 20/07/2005 12:19:31 PM While this essay shows journalistic flair – hence “extreme critics” and “chilling” it tend.....
» 24/06/2005 1:45:05 PM A very useful and wide ranging rundown of China's bilateral concerns on its borders, parti.....

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