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» 17/05/2019 11:39:25 PM The religious in general and Christians in particular have an obsessive persecution and ma.....
» 17/05/2019 3:21:22 PM More to the point, why would anybody vote for that hypocritical leafblower motormouth Morr.....
» 17/05/2019 3:14:22 PM If anything, Hawke's passing is a reminder of the motivation behind the ALP - to improve t.....
» 17/05/2019 3:07:01 PM People are free to say almost anything under the banner of "Religious Freedom" b.....
» 30/01/2019 9:20:03 AM mikk, Good point - and now proven......
» 23/01/2019 11:43:50 AM Some of the reporter questions being asked before the shut-down - "What about rumour.....
» 4/01/2019 9:29:37 PM HenryL, If Trump is rich it's only because he plays and cheats the system. As well as his.....
» 4/01/2019 9:10:46 PM Hasbeen, Criticising Zionism is not Anti-Semetic in the same way that criticisng Naziism .....
» 4/01/2019 7:57:13 AM It never ceases to amaze me how gullible people can be to not only accept this sort of con.....
» 4/01/2019 7:41:12 AM For a bit of historical perspective about how financial self-interest has always driven US.....
» 3/01/2019 9:24:39 AM The common nativity story is largely a myth. There were not three "wise men/Kings/As.....
» 3/01/2019 9:08:07 AM When Trump previously demanded $25billion for his "Wall" the Democrats allocated.....
» 14/12/2018 12:50:46 AM I'd forgotten about Greiner and the way he sold off the commuter car parking near railway .....
» 12/12/2018 10:34:03 PM The UN is not "Israel-hating". The reason Israel has been continually sanctioned.....
» 12/12/2018 10:11:05 PM Toni Lavis, I'm also a Novocastrian who no longer travels into town unless I have to simp.....
» 12/12/2018 12:58:45 AM Infowars as a source is right up there with David Icke's claim that we are being run by sh.....
» 12/12/2018 12:48:20 AM The Very Fast Train proposal has been a perennial con pulled by governments in trouble for.....
» 12/12/2018 12:38:39 AM PhilipS, Yes, just like the lawyer and ambulance-chaser infested Liberal Party and most of.....
» 12/12/2018 12:34:00 AM A few interesting facts that never seem to be raised in such discussions- For some reaso.....
» 7/12/2018 8:00:58 AM Despite assertions to the contrary, Political Correctness did not come from the "touc.....
» 2/12/2018 9:19:52 AM The Confederate Statues debate dovetails with the trend to soften and sanitise the real hi.....
» 2/12/2018 12:28:48 AM Just to maintain some perspective, those "smashed statues of Confederate war dead mem.....
» 29/11/2018 3:59:06 PM And there it is, just as predicted long ago! First there was no warming. Then there was w.....
» 29/11/2018 3:54:27 PM Some indeed recall that stopping the economy from sliding into recession and coming out of.....
» 29/11/2018 8:55:56 AM The article doesn't dismiss global warming but only suggests that "it could have impo.....
» 29/11/2018 8:29:42 AM Brace yourself for the next debate about having a surplus in the next budget. The talk wil.....
» 29/11/2018 8:26:29 AM The Liberal Party stopped being a traditional Conservative party with Howard. It's since .....
» 23/11/2018 2:21:40 PM Philip S, Typical of those adverse to Fact-Checking to attack a source as if their own &q.....
» 23/11/2018 8:22:25 AM Like most claims coming from the Trump camp the Soros boogy-man stories are typically misl.....
» 22/11/2018 3:19:30 PM We have a Legal System in Australia but do not have a Justice System......
» 22/11/2018 3:14:51 PM Another pointless discussion about the symptoms of a problem without addressing the cause .....
» 21/11/2018 11:56:12 PM There were already moves underway to remove preselection from Abbott from other Liberals l.....
» 21/11/2018 11:21:25 AM The facts behind the usual race-baiting migration spin - So Australia will "refuse t.....
» 21/11/2018 8:56:07 AM Turnbull's now free do do as he wishes but I would like to see Abbott stay around for a wh.....
» 20/11/2018 12:47:15 AM The reason negative gearing was introduced in the first place was to generate additional h.....
» 10/11/2018 12:25:48 AM Latham will inevitably go the way of other One Nation members and do his own thing once he.....
» 10/11/2018 12:19:34 AM If the universe is governed by explicit laws then the act of instantaneous creation breaks.....
» 9/11/2018 10:00:21 AM Unfortunately for some there are indeed several examples of transitional fossils but that .....
» 8/11/2018 9:49:55 AM Mohammed is accused of paedophilia because he was married to a child bride. In accordance.....
» 8/11/2018 9:37:51 AM If the Bible is going to be used as the some sort of moral guide then it explicitly states.....
» 25/10/2018 11:38:24 AM diver dan, I never said Hanson was Alt-Right, just that those groups gravitate toward her.....
» 25/10/2018 8:21:05 AM Hanson is simply a convenient focal point for all extremist right wing groups and that's h.....
» 25/10/2018 7:41:00 AM Marx's writings were the result of seeing the exploitation of workers during the British I.....
» 24/10/2018 12:42:31 PM Palestine is recognised as a "de jure Sovereign State" by about 135 members of t.....
» 15/10/2018 8:42:27 PM tbbn, When it comes to perversion I think Christian priests are way, way ahead of everyone.....
» 13/10/2018 12:52:07 PM Trump is only there because of his usefulness to his extreme right evangelical power base......
» 27/09/2018 3:41:03 PM Foxy, Just jet it go. Like a lot of TV sit-coms, public forums like this all need a token.....
» 27/09/2018 1:07:53 AM Some union members object to having some of their dues paid to political parties but few s.....
» 19/09/2018 1:33:59 AM There's that old "leftist bias" myth again. I recall the ABC broadcasting a com.....
» 17/09/2018 1:40:37 AM The ABC - Funded by taxpayers and under constant scrutiny and complaint by both sides. &q.....
» 13/09/2018 11:37:36 AM Meanwhile Trump has his Trump Brand of business suits and accessories as well as Milena's .....
» 2/09/2018 1:55:33 AM Some people are under the delusion that Abbott would have somehow won the last election. A.....
» 29/08/2018 1:52:11 AM It's amazing that some people cannot accept the remote possibility of evolution (or scienc.....
» 29/08/2018 1:36:57 AM Nice attempt to associate pedophile Catholics exclusively with the ALP. It conveniently i.....
» 26/08/2018 3:10:33 PM Is Mise, I'm afraid I don't agree. What's really happening in your example is that despi.....
» 25/08/2018 1:46:50 AM China isn't taking our manufacturing, it's being deliberately outsourced to them by Austra.....
» 25/08/2018 1:24:16 AM Is Mise, So you see no problem with someone like Fraser Anning becoming a Senator with on.....
» 24/08/2018 12:25:58 AM I can still remember when Beazley was talking about the GST "Roll Back" and how .....
» 24/08/2018 12:16:28 AM Dutton has been convinced that he is a suitable candidate by his shock-jock promoters but .....
» 24/08/2018 12:03:53 AM An inconvenient truth is that the Greens get more first preference votes than the National.....
» 23/08/2018 11:50:05 PM mhaze, "The Directors Fees are taxable in the hands of the recipient and usually at a.....
» 21/08/2018 1:52:22 AM Runner, For your info and some perspective (as if you really care) - That "large su.....
» 21/08/2018 1:36:59 AM mhaze, (Replied in error in the other thread) Of course a PAF must keep records to mainta.....
» 21/08/2018 1:33:07 AM mhaze, Of course a PAF must keep records to maintain its status but the only mandatory gui.....
» 20/08/2018 1:23:06 AM While some people are getting excited about taxes and charities, perhaps the Tax Office sh.....
» 18/08/2018 1:53:46 AM It's unreasonable to tax direct donations to Churches but they should not be exempt from t.....
» 18/08/2018 1:18:12 AM Here are some interesting aspects on the future of coal in China - https://www.americanp.....
» 17/08/2018 10:05:10 AM Churches pay tax on salaries? Brian Houston from Hillsong takes his tiny "salary&quo.....
» 16/08/2018 1:36:04 PM Never mind, I found a poll. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/multiculturalism-good-for-austral.....
» 16/08/2018 1:25:22 PM "84% of Australians are against multiculturalism". What orifice was that figure.....
» 16/08/2018 1:17:31 PM Not many people are aware that before China took over Tibet they did not have a single sch.....
» 12/08/2018 1:24:43 AM This may be presented as a parody but it's based on (inconvenient) fact - https://www.yo.....
» 8/08/2018 1:15:57 AM Aidan - Here are a couple of references about the Exchange Rate gamble losses - https://.....
» 7/08/2018 1:49:09 AM The Costello success story is largely a myth. His and Howard's legacy was one of lost oppo.....
» 4/08/2018 12:47:56 AM It's not just the reef deal, there's also the $300million he gave to Murdoch (FoxTel) to &.....
» 4/08/2018 12:19:15 AM Are you seriously suggesting that all the Muslims in Indonesia, India, BanglaDesh, Pakista.....
» 1/08/2018 1:56:25 AM Meanwhile the USA continues to veto any UN resolution criticising the Israeli occupation a.....
» 1/08/2018 1:41:45 AM The chances are that we would have been far more advanced and probably exploring space rig.....
» 31/07/2018 12:58:02 AM o sung wu, Don't be deceived by Malcolm's alleged largesse. He claims to donate "eve.....
» 30/07/2018 1:33:52 AM The Liberals should get some real policies that benefit the wider community for the long t.....
» 27/07/2018 10:04:11 AM It's also possible and increasingly likely that Trump is indebted to Putin and his associa.....
» 25/07/2018 1:58:34 AM ALTRAV, Why would you think it's acceptable in any fair and reasonable society to be able.....
» 24/07/2018 1:26:34 AM It's a fact that we do not have the legislated right to free speech, just an "implied.....
» 23/07/2018 1:54:24 AM mhaze, For a start - Poverty under Trump https://globalnews.ca/news/4249473/america-pov.....
» 21/07/2018 8:36:03 AM Also, further to that list and beyond the popular media spin and endless tweets here are s.....
» 20/07/2018 10:06:52 PM African gangs in Victoria? We've been here before. This is from 2007 - https://www.youtu.....
» 20/07/2018 10:01:32 PM Quite an impressive list of alleged Trump achievements above. Unfortunately most of the e.....
» 20/07/2018 9:44:04 PM How naive do you have to be not to see that Trump is a deeply flawed and dishonest individ.....
» 20/07/2018 12:16:18 AM Trump is a well known liar both in and out of politics and if he is proven to be Putin's p.....
» 20/07/2018 12:02:36 AM The Romanovs probably wouldn't have been overthrown and executed if the Bolsheviks had no .....
» 19/07/2018 1:02:41 AM What "markets" are we pricing ourselves out of with our minimum wage. Our local .....
» 18/07/2018 1:10:31 AM It's strange that when the recent upturn in the US economy was the result of Obama's polic.....
» 16/07/2018 1:34:40 AM The long term association of NSW politicians - Liberals in particular - with donations fro.....
» 16/07/2018 1:28:20 AM Donald Trump has been branded as Islamophobic, not just because of what he said about the .....
» 12/07/2018 1:34:39 AM I don't recall hearing that the SSM matter was economically based and the cost of the voti.....
» 12/07/2018 1:14:41 AM Muslims oppress their women so badly that they made two of them leaders of their respectiv.....
» 11/07/2018 8:43:14 AM The claim that Christian idealism created modern society is misleading. Modern Christiani.....
» 8/07/2018 11:23:09 PM Yes runner, women should know their proper place and remain subservient to the superior m.....
» 8/07/2018 11:13:41 PM For some perspective of the Gillard (and Labor vs Coalition generally) economic performanc.....
» 8/07/2018 1:12:58 AM I forgot to add the incident of Gillard appearing on a Liberal Party fundraiser menu as &q.....
» 8/07/2018 1:04:19 AM So the personal attacks on Gillard were somehow deserved because of the Carbon Tax and Pet.....
» 5/07/2018 1:33:42 AM It seems we are living in a world that loves to blame the victim and reacts against ".....
» 4/07/2018 12:24:11 PM Kruger's comments seem to be at odds with her being seen eagerly quaffing champagne in the.....
» 4/07/2018 12:17:41 PM I bought a can of fly spray and sprayed it all over myself. I still can't fly........
» 1/07/2018 7:22:43 PM Bad luck tbbn, I have NO respect for Trump and little for the position of US President. H.....
» 1/07/2018 1:33:50 AM Trump refers to himself as "Trump". It's always been his brand name and logo an.....
» 30/06/2018 1:29:18 AM I note that runner cites Alex Jones at Infowars as a source for his allegations. Jones cl.....
» 29/06/2018 1:39:18 PM tbbn, Your remark suggesting that Nazis (National SOCIALISTS) were not "hard right&qu.....
» 29/06/2018 10:49:43 AM The coalition does not want to privatise the ABC - they want to dismantle it. The three p.....
» 29/06/2018 10:37:10 AM Clive Palmer only went into Parliament in order to serve his personal financial interests......
» 24/06/2018 1:50:08 AM The thing that unites most self-professed Christians like Runner are their common hatreds .....
» 24/06/2018 1:15:31 AM It's nonsense to suggest that "the left" (when you're on the extreme right, ever.....
» 17/06/2018 1:27:37 AM Yuyutsu, As a former Telstra employee I can assure you that Cisco do not "download t.....
» 17/06/2018 1:03:52 AM O Sung Woo, Beyond all the hype and accusations about Rudd & Co and the economic performa.....
» 15/06/2018 12:57:48 AM So it's all some sort of international conspiracy, decades in the making intended to - cre.....
» 15/06/2018 12:43:04 AM Trump has also demonstrated that any deals made with the USA are inherently worthless and .....
» 15/06/2018 12:34:51 AM Come on runner, what's Al Gore got to do with Global Warming? He was just chosen to narrat.....
» 14/06/2018 2:55:32 PM Before people get too carried away with Trump's alleged negotiating skills, behind all the.....
» 14/06/2018 2:46:29 PM The concept of usury (lending money at interest) is specifically forbidden in the Bible. .....
» 13/06/2018 9:46:33 AM individual, That was part of my point. Muslims have been universally labelled on the basis.....
» 11/06/2018 1:34:32 AM Joyce was interested in ONE woman? As they say in politics, somebody had better check the .....
» 11/06/2018 1:23:17 AM World domination is the ultimate fantasy of all religion and their common goal is to ".....
» 8/06/2018 1:39:08 AM Joyce's biggest problem will be the fact that he's of no further use to Gina Reinhardt and.....
» 8/06/2018 1:30:25 AM This matter could reopen the Kim Davis case where she refused to hand out a marriage licen.....
» 8/06/2018 1:07:54 AM Terrorists are useful stooges that can be motivated by religion for the mainly political e.....
» 5/06/2018 11:40:34 PM There are already some Doctors who will not prescribe birth control measures and a number .....
» 5/06/2018 11:08:52 PM There it is again - 95% vs 5%. Where does that come from? When people make guesses it's .....
» 5/06/2018 10:52:45 PM The Joyce story was an open secret among Canberra journalists who were threatened with dis.....
» 5/06/2018 4:09:52 PM Tens of thousands getting a free ride? Is that a statistical fact or just an opinion, like.....
» 5/06/2018 1:00:17 AM So it's better to punish ten thousand people trapped by circumstance than to let one perso.....
» 4/06/2018 9:01:27 PM There is 13.3% of our population currently living below the poverty line, including ".....
» 4/06/2018 8:50:51 PM Political Correctness is a self-imposed restriction that has no real basis in fact. It's .....
» 30/05/2018 12:17:39 AM To me the problem is the growing social inequality due to the continuing transfer of wealt.....
» 28/05/2018 8:05:57 PM Not_Now.Soon I actually know several Christians and even lived with a couple of born-agai.....
» 28/05/2018 12:00:59 AM Ant, There are evangelical Christians who indeed believe dinosaurs were on the ark, were d.....
» 25/05/2018 1:08:36 AM And yet, acording to the UN, the land between Gaza and the West Bank is still classified a.....
» 22/05/2018 12:35:04 AM A religion requires the acknowledgement of a deity (or dieties), an agreed doctrine, speci.....
» 21/05/2018 2:00:21 AM CHERFUL, Those tunnels you mention were used to get scarce goods from Egypt due to a bloc.....
» 20/05/2018 3:33:14 PM Nice to see the brave and gallant Israeli Defence force using tanks, gas and snipers again.....
» 20/05/2018 1:29:43 AM I certainly don't condone vandalising businesses on the basis of selective or restrictive .....
» 19/05/2018 9:53:49 AM So this is the sort of Religious Freedom some people want? I think business owners should.....
» 16/05/2018 12:58:26 AM The desparate efforts by some to label atheism as a religion comes from the same defensive.....
» 15/05/2018 12:59:40 AM Opinionated2, The Bible suggests that David and Saul were gay but Saul becoame jealous of .....
» 14/05/2018 3:25:32 PM You are free to believe that tiny unicorns live in your shoes. Fair enough. However, when .....
» 14/05/2018 3:09:20 PM Wasn't it Abraham Lincoln's original intention to deport ALL the freed African-born slaves.....
» 13/05/2018 6:50:28 PM Atheism is a "belief" in the same way that baldness is a hair colour or that not.....
» 27/04/2018 4:35:45 PM For a bit of perspective, out of a US population of about 245 million, there are only abou.....
» 24/04/2018 12:58:00 AM Work for the Dole was never intended as a magical gateway to employment and has been a fai.....
» 15/04/2018 4:36:20 PM I did say "However Middle Eastern migrants do have a higher and longer rate". P.....
» 15/04/2018 1:55:11 AM Despite the vaguely racist allegations and the blurring between migrants and refugees the .....
» 14/04/2018 7:36:00 PM Like all hypocritical religious bigots, the heavily tattooed Folau chooses to focus on the.....
» 14/04/2018 11:36:29 AM When it comes to money we are officially in the animal cruelty business. Whistleblowers p.....
» 12/04/2018 9:43:48 AM Foxy, I tend to agree with Saul Eastlake who says that Turnbull is "a better manager .....
» 11/04/2018 5:08:56 PM Costello? Here are some facts about the mythological "Howard Golden Age". From.....
» 11/04/2018 10:00:32 AM No matter how he tries to spin and distort the facts, Turnbull's performance has been abys.....
» 7/04/2018 8:06:12 PM Can we afford a Coal-only power supply? The answer to that would also be no. Apparently w.....
» 3/04/2018 12:22:12 AM I've read that one of the prominent reasons for aboriginal youth crime is the result of ch.....
» 30/03/2018 12:42:11 AM We do have one set of laws for all Australians but two legal systems - one for the rich an.....
» 29/03/2018 12:10:52 PM I'm yet to comprehend how such an inept assassination attempt would be of benefit for the .....
» 6/03/2018 1:00:44 AM Any court cases against Exxon will probably go the same way as the anti-tobacco case where.....
» 6/03/2018 12:28:30 AM tbbn, Polar bears live on ice floes and ice floes are disappearing and some starving bear.....
» 5/03/2018 12:36:09 AM It's quite entertaining watching all the armchair scientists adapting their knowledge in o.....
» 5/03/2018 12:09:28 AM Susan Crockford has been associated with think-tank the Heartland Institute, which strongl.....
» 3/03/2018 9:11:34 AM ALTRAV, There are "scientists" around who still insist that smoking not as harmf.....
» 28/02/2018 3:30:35 PM Runner, Gore doesn't "claim" anything as some sort of expert. He is just an com.....
» 28/02/2018 12:31:48 PM You may not have to worry about the Nauru refugees much longer. The dangerous mould contam.....
» 28/02/2018 8:45:42 AM It's amazing how a five second quote can be used. "There will be no carbon tax under.....
» 28/02/2018 8:29:22 AM For an insight into Trump's support by evangelicals you need to look no further than http:.....
» 22/02/2018 11:59:58 AM So it's objectional and a rant only if you don't agree with it but if it's misdirection an.....
» 21/02/2018 10:46:46 AM Leo Lane, The scientific assessment is in the included link, which describes the apparent.....
» 21/02/2018 12:48:43 AM Sorry Dan, The last person convicted under the British Witchcraft Act of 1735 was Helen .....
» 21/02/2018 12:18:27 AM The author certainly has some sort of agenda with climate-related sceptic stories going ba.....
» 16/02/2018 8:13:24 PM Atheists by definition have no need to "disprove God". If Atheism is a religion.....
» 16/02/2018 7:57:47 PM It's definitely the Liberals and their lackeys who are the masters of personal smear. I co.....
» 15/02/2018 8:01:19 AM If there was anything substantial to the Shorten allegations I'm sure they would have been.....
» 14/02/2018 11:08:56 AM I also don't think this affair will open up a round of "tit-for-tat" allegations.....
» 14/02/2018 11:01:08 AM After several months of banning their reporters from writing the story, Murdoch has finall.....
» 20/04/2017 11:42:12 PM AJ Philips, You're quite correct. Islam is a combination of the Old Testament plus the K.....
» 20/04/2017 10:39:48 AM Domestic violence against women in Australia is a serious and growing problem and certainl.....
» 5/04/2017 12:48:33 PM Here we go again. Hitler didn't act as a Darwinian because Darwin's book was one of those.....
» 5/04/2017 12:07:30 PM Runner, You think my moral conscience has been an evolutionary process? I thought you didn.....
» 4/04/2017 10:23:27 AM I wonder it is that what opponents to 18C desperately want to say but claim they can't? R.....
» 4/04/2017 10:05:11 AM tbbn and Josephus, Although as a typical extremist organisation, the Nazi Party kept reli.....
» 31/03/2017 1:46:12 PM I can accept that the author has a personal grudge and experiences with Islam but there ar.....
» 29/03/2017 8:56:42 AM All these alleged problems can be overcome by the use of the "off switch". If y.....
» 29/03/2017 8:48:19 AM Hasbeen, When it comes to rising electricity costs - Which party classified electricity.....
» 29/03/2017 8:27:27 AM I remember when people were getting all worked up about China commissioning new coal-fired.....
» 27/03/2017 6:46:07 PM Hazelwood was privatised by Kennett in 1996 in the expectation that is was expected to be .....
» 24/03/2017 7:08:37 PM I DO get what you're trying to say but still I dispute the wages component of a restaurant.....
» 23/03/2017 9:15:54 PM rechtub, Maybe some restaurants are closed on Sunday because (as you say) "they char.....
» 23/03/2017 9:08:51 PM Gillard's last official act was to implement the Child Abuse Royal Commission. With Turnb.....
» 22/03/2017 10:42:18 AM When it comes to running costs for any business, as well as ingredients and overheads, res.....
» 19/03/2017 1:00:45 PM The notions that "Jews are God's chosen people" and the "the land was given.....
» 17/03/2017 10:20:19 AM Shadow Minister, "Racism card..Confected outrage"? My comments were about the r.....
» 16/03/2017 6:24:34 PM Outrage and offense are in the eye of the beholder. Remember when those cartoons portrayi.....
» 16/03/2017 12:28:09 PM The cost of running a coffee shop includes materials, overheads and wages. The cost of wa.....
» 16/03/2017 12:15:21 PM I can't see why Leak's controversial cartoon is in any way a justification for removing 18.....
» 23/02/2017 2:10:49 PM Alan B, "The Gay Gene?" Considering every single mammalian species exhibits exam.....
» 23/02/2017 11:09:00 AM What a shame that SA didn't connect to the NSW grid as was planned years ago. Instead the.....
» 25/01/2017 5:13:23 PM So underemployment is not a problem? The official unemployment rate plus the payment rate.....
» 17/01/2017 6:45:22 PM It's a bit late for Hollywood to complain about pushing political agendas, considering the.....
» 11/01/2017 8:58:01 AM I've always found it odd that Julie Bishop would find an official reason to be in Sydney o.....
» 11/01/2017 8:39:14 AM Being a "radical empiricist" is redolent of the motives the Malcolm Roberts brig.....
» 10/01/2017 12:44:22 PM The article hasn't indicated the purpose of the alleged "intent". If the ".....
» 20/12/2016 1:18:16 PM So it's true that Hillary was "demon possessed" and has personally murdered, cho.....
» 20/12/2016 12:58:07 PM Well it's that time of the year again - shopping centres covered in tinsel and with piped .....
» 9/12/2016 11:05:44 AM Once again Runner displays his biassed fascist-tainted ignorance. The main causes of suic.....
» 7/12/2016 8:46:46 AM davidf, "..all countries that were not democracies were not dictatorships". I'.....
» 7/12/2016 8:41:46 AM The frequent mention of the age of Mohammed's wife conveniently ignores the historical fac.....
» 2/12/2016 1:15:43 PM Jayb, Religious conversions are voluntary but of the ones you mention, only one sells its.....
» 1/12/2016 8:32:49 AM Jayb, Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church was deported from Botswan.....
» 30/11/2016 7:50:29 PM Runner, The local media were also silent a few weeks ago about the Christian Minister who .....
» 30/11/2016 2:06:59 PM The majority of the world's Muslims live in 4 countries - Indonesia, Pakistan, India and B.....
» 30/11/2016 1:47:54 PM The most basic of human rights in any society are the right to food, shelter and basic med.....
» 17/11/2016 2:40:13 PM Some immigration from Mexico has been at the request of the US government and not all Mexi.....
» 17/11/2016 9:41:55 AM Some overlooked facts about "the wall". Regardless of the cost of building such.....
» 13/11/2016 3:44:36 PM The mythical wall will go the same way as his other promise to totally dismantle Obamacare.....
» 13/11/2016 3:37:28 PM Bren, If it was an attempt to "silence" Bolt, he certainly made a lot of noise .....
» 12/11/2016 5:23:39 PM There were similar street riots and attacks after Obama was elected. It's a national sport.....
» 12/11/2016 5:15:38 PM Trump's specific promise was not to upgrade/finish a wall - it was specifically to build o.....
» 12/11/2016 4:44:39 PM Despite assumptions that political correctness is the product of tree-hugging progressives.....
» 10/11/2016 1:24:32 PM As I recall about 3 years ago there were a lot of people gloating over Tony Abbott's victo.....
» 27/10/2016 7:39:29 AM For all the talk about Trump/Hanson policies they are little more than hollow aspirational.....
» 26/10/2016 1:51:49 PM While it's true that globalisation has widened the gap between rich and poor, Trump and Ha.....
» 8/10/2016 9:23:03 AM ttbn, I'm not suggesting anything except using the recent treatment of Jews as an example .....
» 7/10/2016 1:50:42 PM Too bad if you're later found to be innocent. At least we can be assured that they never .....
» 7/10/2016 1:43:38 PM I suppose Merkel should have taken a leaf out of one of her predecessor's books and at lea.....
» 29/09/2016 1:46:54 PM Personally I won't be voting for either of them. Is this the really best that they can co.....
» 29/09/2016 1:36:19 PM The TPP was negotiated between the Government and private Corporations behind closed doors.....
» 22/09/2016 12:36:18 AM There is a difference between Jews and Zionists. Israel is a Zionist State. As well as Je.....
» 22/09/2016 12:16:16 AM Is Mise, That's my point. Male circumcision is a religious custom for Jews only but a cul.....
» 21/09/2016 3:46:44 PM While it's common in Somalia and Egypt it's also common in the prominently Christian count.....
» 16/09/2016 9:42:32 AM tbbn, More misinformed crap. Sorry but female gential mutilation is not a uniquely Musli.....
» 26/08/2016 2:32:34 PM 50,000 refugees times $75k? If it was true (which it isn't), that about what we spent on .....
» 26/08/2016 2:23:30 PM Like those ocassional lies that are circulated via email, it's not surprising that this so.....
» 24/08/2016 11:18:24 AM It never ceases to amaze me that people complain about a taxpayer funded broadcaster that .....
» 10/08/2016 2:11:38 PM Runner, You probably won't be interested to know that the rise of Hamas was actually assi.....
» 10/08/2016 1:57:19 PM I don't see what stating an associated religion has to do with any charity. Either you sup.....
» 10/08/2016 11:18:58 AM The fact remains that one of the leaders of Reclaim Australia has made Facebook posts that.....
» 7/08/2016 2:13:16 AM Jayb, Hanson doesn't frighten me at all. Any sensible debate would show her up to be a si.....
» 5/08/2016 11:13:36 AM She isnít trendy or cool or Ďspeaks her mindí, she doesnít represent the Ďviews of the peo.....
» 20/07/2016 9:18:48 PM It's amazing what an innate fear of death will make normally rational people believe. It .....
» 19/07/2016 9:03:20 AM Of the three Abrahamic religions, Islam and Judaeism are both law-giving ones that tell ad.....
» 19/07/2016 8:55:42 AM Labelling "No Religion" as a religion is like calling baldness a hair colour or .....
» 12/07/2016 10:24:29 AM Despite all the rhetoric, Work for the Dole turned out to be a failure. Statistically it .....
» 7/07/2016 3:51:48 PM Why should we have a say on just gay marriage? Surely there are other social matters that.....
» 2/07/2016 6:04:54 PM From my experience, those making the loudest noises about, and excuses for racism and hatr.....
» 2/07/2016 5:53:11 PM Spencer, I agree that the government should make some contribution to your child's educat.....
» 30/06/2016 8:32:43 PM Negative gearing means that the taxpayer is effectively subsidising the cost of interest p.....
» 30/06/2016 8:23:47 PM The biggest problem in the world today does not come from not hate but intolerance. Howev.....
» 30/06/2016 8:19:14 PM So those multi-million dollar Federal Government handouts are just to buy textbooks and no.....
» 21/06/2016 7:20:43 PM Religion just gives people an excuse to confirm their personal hatreds. "The Bible s.....
» 21/06/2016 7:08:27 PM Not that I care in the least about what Eddie Maguire thinks or says but I heard no refere.....
» 16/06/2016 8:46:50 AM phanto, I raised the religious aspect because the title of this thread is about Islamic t.....
» 15/06/2016 1:56:48 PM So it's all down to gay-hating Muslims? No doubt there are also a lot of evangelical Chri.....
» 27/05/2016 9:50:57 AM Is God so insecure and petulant He needs to create his own friends to provide ongoing reas.....
» 27/05/2016 9:41:50 AM Negative Gearing was initially introduced to generate additional new housing stock when it.....
» 20/05/2016 10:51:40 AM Mac, Unlike Christianity and other belief systems Islam and Judaism are law-giving relig.....
» 19/05/2016 7:30:48 PM Indonesia is apparently the largest Muslim country in the world. They oppress their women.....
» 18/05/2016 8:38:49 AM It seems that workers in the Emergency, Police and Medical areas will be exempted from act.....
» 18/05/2016 8:28:16 AM Statistically the biggest consumers of pornography in the USA are from the high-unemployme.....
» 10/04/2016 11:22:54 AM Sonofgloin, Sorry to disappoint you but the role of the Future Fund is to ensure Superann.....
» 10/04/2016 11:17:31 AM Secularism is a death cult Runner? Which religion eagerly looks forward to the apocalypti.....
» 7/04/2016 6:00:56 PM Loudmouth, I've never read so much from a dedicated, denialist apologist. You make it see.....
» 6/04/2016 8:59:53 AM That's correct Poirot. Some cry crocodile tears and defend the rights of unborn children .....
» 1/04/2016 8:16:57 AM Terra Nullius also implies "empty land". It was considered empty because they d.....
» 31/03/2016 8:52:16 AM Foxy, Abbott ripped $120 million out of science on the basis that it was "waste".....
» 23/03/2016 2:42:17 PM I think the only reason Putin would endorse Trump is because he will accelerate the the de.....
» 16/03/2016 8:07:35 AM Joyce is just a mouthpiece for his sponsors (such as Gina Hancock and the Coal Seam Gas in.....
» 16/03/2016 7:54:43 AM I don't think the recognition "debate" matters much to anybody at all, indigenou.....
» 7/04/2015 8:20:55 PM ybgirp, Galipolli was Churchill's idea. He also attacked Iraqis with tear gas AFTER the w.....
» 2/11/2014 8:28:13 PM Those much-vaunted Public Private Partnerships that NSW and Victoria seem to be especially.....
» 16/05/2014 11:08:10 PM This tiresome debate has been going on for decades. The only thing that changes is it's n.....
» 5/05/2014 1:18:27 AM Well JF Aus, I don't know of any mining camps that are behind guarded razor wire where peo.....
» 4/05/2014 7:51:24 PM JF Aus - Bishop as PM? Seriously? The "Shadow Minister for Demanding Apologies".....
» 30/04/2014 7:51:26 PM For all those wondering about how the Direct Action plan to cut emissions will work - Ima.....
» 5/04/2014 7:03:48 AM Better not mention the boat that did get through to Melville Island by an "unusual ro.....
» 5/04/2014 6:54:31 AM I suppose the only alternative is to get your "facts" from self-appointed expert.....
» 26/03/2014 9:58:16 PM It seems that nothing less than a return to serfdom or slavery will satisfy employers. De.....
» 6/03/2014 10:34:43 PM Nothing less than a return to serfdom or slavery will ever satisfy Corporate greed. The r.....
» 19/02/2014 6:24:00 PM The ABC is consistently seen as the most trustworthy broadcaster in the country but they g.....
» 19/02/2014 6:09:01 PM Paul1405, I agree with you about the drift to the right, but it actually seems to be glob.....
» 19/02/2014 5:53:02 PM Shadow Minister/JBower, I look forward to the day when you stop attacking the middle as a.....
» 17/02/2014 11:49:24 PM The difference comes down to the classical conservative vs progressive ideologies. Conser.....
» 17/02/2014 11:25:54 PM Polls? That Fairfax-Nielsen Poll was taken on a late shopping night, a Friday night and a .....
» 7/02/2014 11:41:45 PM No surprises here - Abbott has a long history of lying and there will be plenty more to co.....
» 7/02/2014 11:27:52 PM It's not surprising that there has been some degree of "artistic license" used i.....
» 17/01/2014 2:02:20 PM I know some aged pensioners who feel a sense of entitlement because "I paid taxes all.....
» 17/01/2014 1:46:21 PM If it comes down to a matter of cost, it would be far cheaper to process them on the mainl.....
» 27/12/2013 10:35:27 PM The value of industrial subsidies seem to mean different things to different people. If w.....
» 27/12/2013 10:22:03 PM I wonder if the investigation will include those contractors who tried to squeeze even mor.....
» 8/12/2013 10:00:16 AM Forget GrainCorp. I'm more interested in what Abbott has signed away on the TPP agreement.....
» 17/11/2013 10:00:15 PM Get your facts straight. Cory Bernardi spent a lot of time in the US researching Tea Part.....
» 17/11/2013 9:44:02 PM Funny how - to some dedicated apologists - anything that challenges the morality of the sa.....
» 7/10/2013 4:52:37 PM Snouts in trough indeed. These pollies (both sides) have been rorting the system for year.....
» 24/09/2013 6:48:37 PM I wish some of you posters would just admit that behind all the faux outrage it's little m.....
» 15/09/2013 12:46:10 PM Shadow Minister, I was talking about the LIEberal Party, not the coalition. http://vtr.a.....
» 14/09/2013 2:00:47 AM dkit, Over 50% of electors did NOT vote for Abbott in their electorates. In fact only ab.....
» 4/09/2013 10:16:05 PM Actually the floods were Gillard's fault. I saw a protest sign at an anti-Gillard rally t.....
» 4/09/2013 10:10:42 PM For all their posturing about the Libs being sound economic managers most people have forg.....
» 10/08/2013 1:43:14 PM A key document is a ''risk register'' that contracted law firm Minter Ellison provided to .....
» 7/08/2013 9:42:28 PM KarlX "Islam has been using terror since it started it did not start fifty years ago.....
» 5/08/2013 10:24:39 PM After all those tobacco tax increases foisted on smokers by both sides of politics over th.....
» 10/07/2013 11:07:23 PM Anybody care to know where the Insulation scheme actually came from? When Rudd was lookin.....
» 17/06/2013 8:38:08 PM Come on Runner, these practices and morals go back much further than the Labor Party. Even.....
» 14/06/2013 8:59:49 AM Runner, The refugee accusations about Howard were about the Siev-X, not the Tampa and we n.....
» 11/06/2013 10:58:54 PM You are a bigot Marilyn and blinded by your moral superiority to the REAL DANGER THAT ISLA.....
» 11/06/2013 10:46:03 PM Lexi, Quite so. Howard never really "stopped the boats". They still kept comin.....
» 11/06/2013 10:32:53 PM "Shadow communications minister Malcolm Turnbull said at a doorstop interview today t.....
» 7/06/2013 12:00:41 AM You can all read Peter Reiths's frequent columns on ABS's The Drum Website or watch the TV.....
» 27/05/2013 1:50:00 PM The Israelis go on the defensive when the Arabs refuse to acknowledge the legitimacy of th.....
» 26/04/2013 11:39:00 AM The words "child abuse" have not been formally raised in this matter. The only .....
» 26/04/2013 11:31:17 AM The provision of national infrastructure is ALWAYS done by government - private sources ar.....
» 11/04/2013 11:08:57 PM What amazes me is that many of the people on TV either publicly celebrating or mourning Th.....
» 9/04/2013 2:08:38 AM Some things never change. "Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the.....
» 27/03/2013 9:25:52 PM It's a crazy world when the ALP is using an ETS (ie Market Forces) to address the carbon i.....
» 18/03/2013 6:50:43 PM Runner, I don't think either party has policies of "murdering the unborn' but one has.....
» 18/03/2013 6:46:44 PM Never mind all the backstabbing stories, the real reason Rudd was dumped was because he wa.....
» 18/03/2013 10:22:17 AM Gee Runner, Who's governments were they that turned the Middle East into a basket case in.....
» 15/03/2013 11:04:02 PM Maybe if the States didn't implement such large cutbacks in TAFE training, we would have m.....
» 15/03/2013 10:58:49 PM Yes Runner, or Abbott lying to the AEC about the establishment of his own "slush fund.....
» 11/03/2013 10:05:41 PM According to some historians, feminism owes much to the work of Gloria Steinhem - who turn.....
» 19/02/2013 7:59:04 AM Abbott? Misogynist - probably not, although the accusation seemed to be received favorabl.....
» 12/02/2013 8:48:43 AM The Howard populism is mythology to many people - particulalry those who suffered as a res.....
» 25/01/2013 4:08:58 PM Here we go again - create a threat or an enemy and put yourself up as the only solution. .....
» 12/01/2013 10:35:26 PM Taxing the middle class and giving nothing back? Isn't that the whole point - why "g.....
» 11/01/2013 11:21:22 PM worldwatcher, Fair enough but if you want to generalise further, what makes MY blood boil.....
» 11/01/2013 3:09:57 PM "We owe it to the very reasons we went, and our dead to stay." The reason we we.....
» 11/01/2013 11:44:45 AM A bit of a clarification may be necessary. ".. there needs to be decent schooling, t.....
» 18/12/2012 8:07:40 PM cohenite, It doesn't explain why Ashby would even accept (and in fact request) a job with.....
» 18/12/2012 7:57:33 PM "And I suppose her "leave" starting directly after her inquiry is a pure co.....
» 17/12/2012 12:47:44 PM The Gillard "forced to resign" claim seems to have taken on a life of it's own. .....
» 16/12/2012 12:13:49 AM To me it's the timing that's important. Ashby appears to have no problems with the flow o.....
» 14/12/2012 10:29:54 PM Cohenite, The Commonwealth payout to Ashby was made as a result of legal advice regarding.....
» 14/12/2012 12:48:14 PM The story as portrayed suggests that Ė 1. Slipper offered Ashby a job and employed him fr.....
» 30/11/2012 3:17:52 PM I remember back in 2003 Tony Abbott set up what he himself called a "Slush Fund".....
» 17/11/2012 8:45:46 PM I don't understand why I'm paying taxes to subsidise a belief system that I don't belong t.....
» 11/11/2012 6:01:53 PM 579, Turnbull? I remember Keating's advice to Rudd about Turnbull. 1. He's brilliant. He.....
» 9/11/2012 11:13:20 PM When he entered Parliament in 1994, Abbott described himself as ďa junkyard dog savaging t.....
» 1/11/2012 7:14:55 PM rehctub, I think you have it a bit backwards. The government doesn't just "print mon.....
» 1/11/2012 7:04:20 PM I thought these people claimed to be sound econonic managers. I also thought that the ind.....
» 26/10/2012 10:01:26 PM There is a vast difference between "efficiency" and "effectiveness", e.....
» 26/10/2012 7:00:37 PM Houellebecq, Shorten did not change the meaning of the word misogyny. The Macquarie Dict.....
» 26/10/2012 6:49:18 PM This is strange. One minute there's all sorts of hand-wringing and whining about how this.....
» 16/10/2012 1:10:45 AM Despite whatever Deveney may have said, she simply not have the same media exposure as Jon.....
» 16/10/2012 1:00:18 AM If you listen to the whole 15 minutes of the speech rather than the selective news grabs y.....
» 15/10/2012 12:32:11 PM So in the end, exactly what has Slipper actually done? Has he been charged with anything?.....
» 11/10/2012 5:29:38 PM Yes, we all yearn for those enlightened fifties - white picket fences, cheap petrol and a .....
» 2/10/2012 1:49:20 AM There is a vast historical difference between the "warm-and-fuzzy Hollywood and Sunda.....
» 2/10/2012 1:33:17 AM The only thing more disappointing than Jones' comments are the efforts by some to struggle.....
» 27/09/2012 1:21:43 PM Davidf, When it comes to politics and racism, you should remember that it was the Howard r.....
» 20/09/2012 1:36:47 PM Gee runner, aren't all thos things done by self-proclaimed self-righteous Christians too? .....
» 20/09/2012 1:31:05 PM Once you realise that Cory wasnít sacked for what he said but for publicly showing a lack .....
» 11/09/2012 2:09:05 AM Remember that under the previous regime if you have any problem with such agreements, &quo.....
» 6/09/2012 1:54:42 AM Oh yes, the famous ThomPson credit card statement. So why was it filled out by two differ.....
» 26/08/2012 1:12:53 AM According to previous Liberal and partisan media allegations - Bob Hawke was a heroin use.....
» 16/08/2012 11:34:16 PM sonofgloin, So we had soldiers fighting in Pakistan and Albania too? Gee I must have miss.....
» 16/08/2012 11:13:03 PM SM, Seriously you must know very little about the industry? Actually I'm involved in the .....
» 12/08/2012 2:16:41 PM Arjay, I think you overestimate China in some ways. First of all, they are totally depend.....
» 12/08/2012 2:02:06 PM Fear, shame and guilt are the tools of indoctrination and are more effective at an early a.....
» 12/08/2012 1:20:19 PM Come on SM, Using CAT6 (or any twisted pair variant) to replace other copper cable is like.....
» 11/08/2012 2:47:15 PM Shadow Minister, CAT6 cable performance is only good for up to 120 metres. Not very pract.....
» 11/08/2012 2:45:21 PM pepper, 6 to 10 years lifespan for fibre? You probably don't want to hear that most of th.....
» 1/08/2012 4:32:33 PM That's right thinker 2, The day after Abbott gets elected, global warming will miraculoul.....
» 12/07/2012 7:28:06 PM "John Howard introduced carrot and the whip inducements to encourage people to take o.....
» 12/07/2012 7:18:31 PM Whether you agree with AGW or not or if you think an ETS is the right way to go or not, on.....
» 29/06/2012 5:53:50 PM "..the increasingly dodgey performance of the new QLD and NSW governments" - Oh .....
» 19/06/2012 12:03:10 AM Abbott is as erratic and inconsistent in his statements as was Turnbull with his lack of j.....
» 18/06/2012 11:49:57 PM Sonofgloin, Yes, India's Carbon tax for example, is $6 per ton and ours is $23. However,.....
» 14/06/2012 1:18:16 PM Belly, I will be watching with much interest, how many of the deniers rally around Abbott'.....
» 14/06/2012 1:51:49 AM It's funny to think that if Howard or even Turnbull was PM now, we'd probably have an ETS .....
» 13/06/2012 11:21:06 AM I'm with Ludwig on this. I also thought she was guilty (for a while) because I put too mu.....
» 30/05/2012 3:43:49 PM I believe the figure is only 1 hour but it doesn't even have to be "paid work". .....
» 30/05/2012 3:34:46 PM "Quoting selectively from the Greens" - who got their information from the offic.....
» 29/05/2012 1:36:09 PM Shadow Minister, The summary I quoted was taken from the following publications - ABARES.....
» 28/05/2012 3:56:25 PM Some statistics - For every dollar of iron ore sales that was exported from Australia ove.....
» 4/05/2012 11:32:52 AM Poor old Gerard. The Sydney Institute he represents has only 2 employees - he and his wif.....
» 4/05/2012 11:18:10 AM Slipper is a shonky sleaze and was also known to be a shonky sleaze when he was being prot.....
» 26/04/2012 4:12:17 PM Belly, If you feel offended by my remark about Japan's (alleged) plan to invade Australia.....
» 23/04/2012 11:46:19 PM Some historical trivia - 1. The Snowy Scheme (well situated near Jervis Bay and the ANU) .....
» 23/04/2012 11:17:53 PM "I am amazed at how vicious the anti Abbott people are becoming". They don't ev.....
» 27/03/2012 10:31:25 PM Mac, "When did women get the vote in Germany?" Women were awarded the right to .....
» 26/03/2012 6:42:46 PM mac. The first federal election in Germany was held in 1871. A further 13 elections were.....
» 25/03/2012 12:50:43 AM An LNP victory is the best result for Gillard. Let the voters take their anger out on the .....
» 25/03/2012 12:42:22 AM Jayb, The Germans didn't relinquish their democracy. It remained in place throughout the .....
» 23/03/2012 11:54:27 AM Mac, "As a rule, democratic nations do not go to war with other democratic nations, .....
» 28/02/2012 7:12:41 PM Wobbles, I assume you're alluding to groups like the NSW Uglies who were responsible for .....
» 27/02/2012 1:23:51 PM Considering that the American property market has tanked and their interest rates are at n.....
» 25/02/2012 8:57:44 AM If Rudd wins it will be a demonstration of the merits of disloyalty and personal ambition......
» 25/02/2012 8:50:18 AM The only thing different about this tussle is that it's been dragged out into the open and.....
» 25/02/2012 8:45:10 AM "What if they were right and we did nothing? What would be worse?" How about gi.....
» 17/02/2012 10:59:31 PM imajulianutter, You must be talking about a different Tony Abbott. Just a few points at .....
» 6/02/2012 7:31:50 PM Marilyn, Colin Powell stated publicly in July 2001 that he expected to have "troops o.....
» 21/01/2012 11:59:06 PM Capitalism is a system that in terms of resources, destroys what makes it possible to exis.....
» 21/01/2012 11:44:52 PM rectub "Ask yourself not whether Tony Abbott is better than Julia Gillard, ask yours.....
» 20/01/2012 9:07:53 PM rehctub, My comment wasn't meant as an argument or an excuse. I was just trying to point.....
» 20/01/2012 8:59:22 PM david f, Because it has no deity, Buddhism is technically not a religion - just a belief .....
» 19/01/2012 9:55:57 PM The flaw in the argument that AGW came along just in time to help with the European financ.....
» 19/01/2012 9:43:45 PM No evolutionist ever claimed that "we came from monkeys" - only that the indicat.....
» 19/01/2012 9:25:03 PM Did Julia put it in writing to Wilkie or was she in Abbott-Mode?.....
» 16/01/2012 9:08:20 PM Runner, Tales dreamed up by ignorant nomadic iron-age desert dwellers to explain the inexp.....
» 16/01/2012 8:56:37 PM There were no big Allied War Criminal trials held after WW2 because we were the good guys......
» 16/01/2012 8:48:56 PM icedragon, (Will the iran nuclear crisis turn into a disaster?) There's no "crisis&q.....
» 12/01/2012 3:20:44 PM Arjay, Although they are related, weather and climate are not the same thing......
» 6/01/2012 10:39:13 AM Shadow Minister, If you care to check I think you'll see that national revenue from minin.....
» 5/01/2012 1:29:12 PM I think history has been too kind to many of those we regard as "great leaders" .....
» 5/01/2012 1:14:41 PM I suppose working class income may have increased under Howard - until you take the GST in.....
» 21/12/2011 12:27:16 PM I saw this comment elsewhere and heartily agree - "Honestly, I am just stunned at th.....
» 21/12/2011 12:16:33 PM According to LNP strategists "boats equal votes" and they were thrilled to have .....
» 12/12/2011 12:45:55 PM Beyong the partisan hysteria and misinfomation - - The ĎfundsĒ being used to build the NB.....
» 10/12/2011 9:00:58 PM Current discussions about racism seem to have a fixation with the Lebanese in particular. .....
» 26/11/2011 5:02:47 PM Wobbles, Isn't it interesting that the media had the goods on Slipper for months but didn.....
» 25/11/2011 2:03:03 PM The funniest thing for me was seeing Peter Reith (of phone-card rort fame) calling Slipper.....
» 3/11/2011 12:42:14 AM I think both sides are paying the political price of the opportunistic hate-mongering that.....
» 24/10/2011 3:06:22 PM Carbon as an element is not the problem. In this context, the word "Carbon" is .....
» 20/10/2011 7:54:00 PM That couple deserve to be condemned for their actions - not for who they are. There is cu.....
» 20/10/2011 7:46:51 PM When discussing broken election promises let's not mention Abbotts's "absolutely rock.....
» 8/10/2011 12:32:33 AM Actually, a surplus is an indication that we have been overtaxed. It means the governmen.....
» 5/10/2011 1:08:19 AM Sure, Gillard has her Carbon Tax monkey just like Howard had his "non-core" prom.....
» 30/09/2011 2:11:24 PM So in other words, unless you can be 100% certain that you are correct and no matter how s.....
» 3/09/2011 2:09:00 AM Marriage was originally an agreement between two families, like a form of contract. When t.....
» 4/08/2011 4:22:18 PM "DECADES of Labour mismanagement?" From my recollection, we've had far more Con.....
» 4/08/2011 4:16:23 PM The global economic impact of an alternative energy source would be devastating. Consider.....
» 4/08/2011 4:03:19 PM No longer content with an "Australian Idol" Leader based selection procedure for.....
» 24/06/2011 9:37:50 PM OK Shadow Minister, Here's a quick broken O'Farrell promise off the top of my head - The.....
» 23/06/2011 2:00:20 AM "A promise is a promise". Except maybe when it's a "Non-Core Promise".....
» 7/06/2011 4:13:39 PM Shadow Minister, The copper leg I was referring to was the one from the Modem within the b.....
» 6/06/2011 2:34:14 AM Hasbeen, Care to back up your allegation of scientists getting hand-outs and grants on th.....
» 6/06/2011 2:07:40 AM Shadow Minister, If you're working on comms in lifts I presume you have an unrestricted ca.....
» 5/06/2011 2:33:18 AM "Glass fibre is useless if there is a power failure in the home, whereas existing cop.....
» 3/06/2011 4:22:43 PM Peter Mac, You seem to another one of those who believe the concept of global warming was .....
» 1/06/2011 1:54:59 AM Philo, Our relative emissions may seem low but that's also because most of our manufacturi.....
» 25/05/2011 11:51:21 AM I really can't see validity of the "mandate" argument. While it's true that Gill.....
» 7/05/2011 2:25:01 AM "...in another thirty years the current obsession with carbon dioxide may be recognis.....
» 25/04/2011 2:26:37 AM The coal-ition, streets ahead on integrity? Now there's a crazy statement! Howard put th.....
» 24/04/2011 2:25:16 AM Shadow, are you seriously implying that the ALP somehow attracts sexual deviants and crimi.....
» 22/04/2011 2:05:17 AM That's an appalling allegation - even for a reich-wing cheerleader like yourself, Shadow M.....
» 22/04/2011 1:50:22 AM It's incorrect to suggest that Christianity (or any other religion) alone provides us with.....
» 10/04/2011 2:26:40 AM Jack from Bicton is right on the money. For example, back in the early 70's Telstra (then.....
» 1/04/2011 1:00:03 AM "She's stating what the electorate feel"? No, she's stating what less than 2 pe.....
» 30/03/2011 1:05:28 AM They should have lost two elections ago but it was only the Oppositions hopelessness as a .....
» 30/03/2011 12:57:48 AM So I guess that makes it one win followed by seven straight losses in a row. She's not co.....
» 15/03/2011 12:31:14 AM Well in the end I guess it's all just some elaborate international conspiracy set up to es.....
» 10/03/2011 7:59:06 PM Who are these mysterious "lefties" that most of you seem so distressed about? W.....
» 2/03/2011 12:41:24 PM Poor Tony - stopping everything and starting nothing. It's never what he's going to do, it.....
» 21/02/2011 12:44:57 PM Well AlGore, I can now see that Christians hate Greens (and Socialists and Muslims and Pro.....
» 21/02/2011 12:29:34 PM Government revenue taken from smokers should be quarantined and used to build "Smoker.....
» 18/02/2011 8:27:29 PM AlGore, "..the Greens hate Christianity because the parties leader is a homosexual an.....
» 13/02/2011 12:56:21 AM It's the same method of calculating employment figures that was use during the Howard era .....
» 3/02/2011 10:34:23 AM AlGore, Despite your philosophising about "us" and "them", there are .....
» 26/01/2011 1:00:41 AM Leo Lane, I think that when all the governments of the world plus the majority of scientis.....
» 19/01/2011 12:31:48 AM Spindoc, Why is it OK to for you call someone a "cultist" and then take offence .....
» 19/01/2011 12:13:15 AM No government is going to spend a fortune building a dam to protect a handful of small com.....
» 16/01/2011 12:45:30 AM Ah yes, right on cue. As the elation of community support and stories of individual coura.....
» 16/01/2011 12:27:36 AM If those boat people were white farmers fleeing Mugabe's Zimbabwe for their lives, would t.....
» 15/01/2011 12:48:08 AM It's refreshing to see that so many people, regardless of any threat to their own life or .....
» 9/01/2011 1:44:54 AM Runner, Some consistency please!..One minute you are arguing over the minutae of scientif.....
» 9/01/2011 1:35:24 AM I would refer anybody who is interested in the history of AGW (and similar) skepticism - h.....
» 1/01/2011 12:34:11 AM Spindoc, First of all I donít think that Jones admitting data problems on temperatures in .....
» 31/12/2010 2:00:55 AM I think that skeptics are like those who accept the data but have a different interpretati.....
» 8/12/2010 1:19:45 AM I saw an interesting BBC debate a few months ago when overseas. The debate was about Franc.....
» 3/12/2010 1:06:51 PM Gee, so the destruction of the Nuclear Family is an evil Socialist plot now is it? Who wa.....
» 15/11/2010 11:30:28 AM ALGOREisRICH, You say that Amanda wants to "effectivly LABEL all White Australians w.....
» 1/11/2010 12:43:10 AM Yuyutsu, "Happiness is the ratio of what we have over what we want"? That seems.....
» 29/10/2010 8:09:56 PM Yuyutsu, It's a bit sad to think that our generation is not at least as happy than previou.....
» 27/09/2010 12:58:21 AM I can't recall the last time I saw a Muslim teenager get blind drunk and pick a fight with.....
» 17/09/2010 3:01:56 PM It looks to me as if there has been some pressure from the sugar industry to force ethanol.....
» 13/09/2010 1:57:27 AM Despite all those repressive factors, Washington typically had no problem at all with the .....
» 11/09/2010 9:37:33 PM Belly, I think you missed the point of what I was saying. My point was that religion was.....
» 11/09/2010 2:19:46 AM I wonder when the survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be burning Bibles? 911 was a p.....
» 11/09/2010 2:12:34 AM Climate change or not - I think it's insane to be digging up our non-renewable resources a.....
» 9/09/2010 2:03:04 AM [Deleted. Refers to a comment which no longer exists.].....
» 21/08/2010 3:01:04 AM It's the wholesale component of the NBN that is State funded. It will be up to the retail.....
» 20/08/2010 2:28:42 AM ALGOREisRICH, "A great wind of renewal and awakening in America?" Rubbish! Th.....
» 11/08/2010 2:17:52 AM Let's not forget that the glorious "Howard Golden Age" finished in a spectacular.....
» 7/08/2010 12:21:17 AM Shadow Minister, So it's better not to build any railways, roads or hospitals now either .....
» 6/08/2010 1:50:11 AM The maximum transmission speed on optical fibre has multiplied many times over the last 5-.....
» 3/08/2010 12:48:50 AM I'm surprised that so many reich-wingers have conveniently forgotten that Abbott was behin.....
» 20/07/2010 1:36:20 PM Wasn't Pyne behind the "Big Swinging Dicks" campaign to toss out Julie Bishop a .....
» 12/07/2010 1:40:15 AM Anybody care to nominate a single social benefit that wasn't won as a result of collective.....
» 5/07/2010 8:14:30 PM Whatever the outcome of this so-called debate, I hope the real truth about the LNP boat po.....
» 30/06/2010 2:00:47 AM Obama's a Marxist?? Beck also calls him a racist (among other things). I suppose when you.....
» 28/06/2010 11:05:07 PM Well ALGOREisRICH, Another typical right-wing extremist response. When you're backed in.....
» 22/06/2010 4:18:20 PM Interesting theory Al, except that Labour lost very badly in the recent election and for m.....
» 22/06/2010 4:05:10 PM I just love the way the Libs like to "play the man" all the time. They did it to.....
» 21/06/2010 4:03:42 PM Well Al, I wouldn't be paying too much attention to what the UK Telegraph says, considerin.....
» 20/06/2010 11:15:30 PM BNP=KKK minus the funny bedsheets. Both have the same political aims, both make the same .....
» 16/06/2010 1:32:36 AM "Muslim immigration is still very new.."? Some African muslims came on the earl.....
» 16/06/2010 1:08:22 AM Selling the house to pay the mortgage? That's what Howard did as I recall. Abbott will sel.....
» 13/06/2010 1:25:46 AM Gee Foxy, You really kicked over a rock here and look at what's some scuttling out from u.....
» 10/06/2010 2:29:35 AM Yabby, When Costello took over we actually weren't "mortgaged to the roof". Des.....
» 4/06/2010 12:22:12 AM For the record ALGOREisRICH, the word "Jew" was a collective term for a "ci.....
» 23/05/2010 8:56:39 PM Forgot to include this - http://www.zen26144.zen.co.uk/resources/The%20BNP%20Uncovered.pd.....
» 23/05/2010 8:45:51 PM "Do you think Labor would have the balls to suddenly limit social expenditure and los.....
» 23/05/2010 2:53:28 AM If it matters, I am somewhat slightly to the left of what used to be regarded as "cen.....
» 22/05/2010 1:14:43 AM I'm not surprised at the result, considering the massive media influence that's dragging a.....
» 22/05/2010 12:58:51 AM I wonder if the outcome would have been different if was caught at a brothel instead of a .....
» 21/05/2010 1:50:17 AM Maybe within the next couple of generations, racism and religious bigotry will finally be .....
» 18/05/2010 4:23:27 PM I think Rudd's biggest failing is his lack of self-promotional skills. It's what helped t.....
» 7/05/2010 1:48:50 AM Don't overlook the fact that most of the profits leave the country anyway- based on the ov.....
» 3/05/2010 2:17:44 AM The only support Joh and his cronies wanted was cash delivered to his office anonymously i.....
» 24/04/2010 2:30:04 AM Runner, You're right when you say public schools are such morally dangerous places for chi.....
» 20/04/2010 1:41:43 AM "Reds never change because they can't think and therefore can't learn." I think.....
» 18/04/2010 9:33:51 PM I imagine if you were working for Russ Hinze or Terence Lewis, the heaviest thing you'd ha.....
» 2/04/2010 7:09:45 PM Let's not stop at sticking to those penalty rates. Why not include paid Public Holidays, .....
» 31/03/2010 10:21:48 AM The Roman Empire at its height in 117 AD needed thirty-seven major bases to police its rea.....
» 27/03/2010 7:20:14 PM So Howard "stopped the boats"? According to Alexander Downer on Radio National o.....
» 26/03/2010 9:52:42 PM Howard did NOT solve the border protection problem and Rudd didn't "dismantle" a.....
» 24/03/2010 12:31:00 PM It seems some are advocating what essentially could become a Single Party State. Despite t.....
» 12/03/2010 1:35:24 AM People have short memories. At the same point in Howard's first term, things were not muc.....
» 2/03/2010 12:29:46 AM It's not a rise in atheism, it's just a relative decline in superstition due to the recogn.....
» 2/03/2010 12:24:06 AM Amicus, I was doing the name calling? I only mentioned the word "denier". You a.....
» 1/03/2010 12:47:30 PM I'm amazed that some people can be so thin-skinned about being called a "denier".....
» 1/03/2010 12:28:39 PM Bushbred, The USA and France also used to help Iran with the provision and development of .....
» 18/02/2010 1:01:23 AM The building industry may be full of contractors but I think it's mainly due to them being.....
» 15/02/2010 1:23:30 AM I think Abbott is playing a dangerous game in using these deaths for short-term gain. Des.....
» 26/01/2010 11:51:54 PM So much hand-wringing and despair - surely the Apocalypse is upon us and Rudd is the AntiC.....
» 25/01/2010 1:50:54 AM There seems to be a lot of credence given to JR Dunn in posts above. From what I have see.....
» 19/01/2010 12:37:56 AM Washington initially considered the Taliban as business partners in any pipeline and Unoca.....
» 5/01/2010 12:10:59 AM The role of Government - like the Armed Forces and Police - is primarily to protect the in.....
» 4/01/2010 11:59:00 PM Runner, Remember that 353 people drowned on the SIEV-X in 2001 and there are a number of .....
» 7/12/2009 11:48:49 PM Didn't Ralph Nader first make a name for himself when he exposed the research cover-ups of.....
» 4/12/2009 12:33:14 AM thomasfromtacoma, Well here's something about Afghanistan a few weeks after 911 and the d.....
» 3/12/2009 2:07:39 PM If they were that dependent of the politics of personality then they deserved to be in tha.....
» 3/12/2009 2:02:12 PM keith, Although you seem to think that international embarrassment is a good thing, I thin.....
» 2/12/2009 10:58:32 PM Bushbred, I think you'll find that it's been acknowledged that plans to invade Afghanista.....
» 2/12/2009 10:37:30 PM The pressure will now be on Abbott rather than Rudd. When Parliament resumes it will be p.....
» 28/11/2009 12:51:39 AM What most Rudd critics fail to see is that he is simply "Howard-lite" in his pol.....
» 22/11/2009 12:10:02 AM I see that many of those in these forums who used to laugh at the 911 conspiracy merchants.....
» 17/11/2009 12:39:24 AM Refugees are indeed covered by Internationally agreed Human Rights and Refugee conventions.....
» 24/10/2009 1:27:33 AM If the Tamils aren't bona fide refugees, then that will be determined by due process, not .....
» 22/10/2009 1:25:13 AM It seems apparent that not many people have bothered to research the history of Iran's nuc.....
» 22/10/2009 12:57:52 AM So all these people are paying 15 grand for a ticket on a leaky boat? Wouldn't it be chea.....
» 16/10/2009 10:57:32 PM The late Douglas Adams wrote -The Jatravartid people believe that the Universe was sneezed.....
» 16/10/2009 10:33:36 PM If Howard's policy worked then it must have also spread to those refugees heading toward E.....
» 6/10/2009 10:57:28 PM If Pilger is not trustworthy and just writing stuff that wins adulation from the paranoid .....
» 22/09/2009 1:34:13 AM Yabby, What's "immoral" about making a strategic decision for the future prosper.....
» 21/09/2009 1:37:13 AM Another example of the long-term folly of some types of full privatisation. While all the.....
» 10/09/2009 9:56:13 AM (Continued) Remember that minimum working conditions arenít set by the best employers Ė th.....
» 10/09/2009 9:44:54 AM Employers arenít there to just employ staff based on how much they can afford Ė itís a mat.....
» 7/09/2009 4:54:57 PM Was Bush incompetent? He was only as good as his controllers. Was his regime dishonest, c.....
» 27/08/2009 2:01:39 AM There was no official policy of genocide against the Australian aborigines in the sense th.....
» 22/08/2009 11:39:53 PM Ozzie are you talking about specific crimes or just incarceration rates? Is it only antiso.....
» 17/08/2009 9:44:30 PM Unlike many others who claim to "know" the truth, I'm prepared to admit that I'm.....
» 12/08/2009 12:50:41 AM Col, How does telling the truth make Pilger a hypocrite? A hypocrite would be promoting .....
» 9/08/2009 1:54:14 AM Chris, Then consider today's debt levels. If nothing else our comparative position puts .....
» 8/08/2009 2:23:10 AM The biggest deficit in Australia's history as a proportion of GDP was run up by Treasurer .....
» 28/07/2009 1:12:43 AM Runner, what branch of science confirms the existence of talking snakes and donkeys and pr.....
» 21/07/2009 2:01:35 AM There is an article in Quadrant which demonstrates (albeit tongue-in-cheek) the strong cor.....
» 19/07/2009 11:17:19 PM The chance of my house burning down is relatively small, yet I choose to take out insuranc.....
» 13/07/2009 10:01:20 AM Depleted Uranium in Queensland? - A very interesting film. http://www.bsharp.net.au/htm/t.....
» 9/07/2009 1:19:11 AM Yeah the whole thing is some kind of elaborate global hoax designed to extract a few more .....
» 2/07/2009 4:01:14 PM I suspect that Leigh and many others are pining for times long past - the days of the litt.....
» 24/06/2009 10:24:54 PM Too late Shadow Minister, It seems that that not only did the Libs believe that the emai.....
» 24/06/2009 10:12:14 AM Shadow Minister, "...........if the email had proven to be genuine, it would effecti.....
» 23/06/2009 1:35:59 PM How about keeping some perspective. Letís not be like Turnbull and wait until all the fact.....
» 10/06/2009 9:47:17 PM Every revolutionary left-wing government has been the result of the overthrow of an oppres.....
» 10/06/2009 12:04:06 PM Let's also not forget that it was agents of JD Rockefeller that helped devise the US Educa.....
» 2/06/2009 9:58:14 PM Despite all the protests to the contrary, both sides of politics are offering pretty much .....
» 26/05/2009 11:11:13 AM Banjo, The latest report from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees says asylum applicati.....
» 25/05/2009 4:25:04 PM Leigh, You seem to have a fixation about arrivals by boat. No opinion about those coming b.....
» 21/05/2009 2:28:01 AM Arjay is correct in his summary of how the Fed creates money. Here's a reasonable summary.....
» 16/05/2009 8:55:05 PM I don't know if many have noticed but there's a world-wide financial crisis going on. A fi.....
» 16/05/2009 1:58:26 AM There was a huge stockpile of weapons assembled on Okinawa that was intended for a possibl.....
» 12/05/2009 11:04:00 PM Any comparison with the world economy and the political leaders of 20 years ago are useles.....
» 8/05/2009 1:18:56 AM Shadow Minister, To paraphrase that Margaret Thatcher quote - "Capitalism is great u.....
» 7/05/2009 1:20:35 AM Shadow Minister, In April 1982 the home loan rate was 13.5 per cent. But it was a time w.....
» 4/05/2009 10:58:50 PM 17% interest rates when interest rates were high across the globe? As I recall this was b.....
» 18/04/2009 9:29:30 PM GrahamY, I confess that haven't looked at statistics on the incidence of binge drinking be.....
» 18/04/2009 2:47:57 AM I think it's time some people got a grip and had a bit of a reality check. The real issue.....
» 17/04/2009 6:23:34 PM I think the problems of the 21st Century deserve 21st Century solutions, not a reinterpret.....
» 15/04/2009 2:29:59 AM Projected fees are somewhat misleading and premature. This kind of technology will superc.....
» 25/03/2009 10:34:05 PM Putting all the scientific stuff aside for a moment, I wonder what's more likely? The not.....
» 25/03/2009 10:14:09 PM Two observations - The word "conspiracy" means to plot something that is illega.....
» 24/03/2009 12:33:58 AM When are we going to get back to those good-ole Biblical values - like stoning people to d.....
» 17/03/2009 12:31:41 AM GovernmentsAreTheProblem, I think that if you look up the definition of Fascism, you'll f.....
» 10/03/2009 10:59:58 PM Philo, I actually agree with you that the status of women changed from the OT to the NT bu.....
» 10/03/2009 1:27:59 AM The Bible is indeed a male-oriented doctrine. From the beginning, it says that woman was .....
» 4/03/2009 7:59:18 AM The oldest known copy of the Bible is the Sinaiticus (the Sinai Bible), followed by the Al.....
» 1/03/2009 3:32:43 PM Yabby, Good points. However, would it be reasonable if I came up with a far better syste.....
» 24/02/2009 10:44:12 AM Costello as Lib leader would be a gift for Rudd. He's carries a lot of baggage that would .....
» 19/02/2009 12:42:03 AM The cash payout is only PART of the overall package, not the whole thing. I think you'll .....
» 3/02/2009 8:39:49 PM The Israelis and the US intentionally funded and supported the rise of Hamas so they could.....
» 3/02/2009 8:12:12 PM Runner, You mention "the number of rapes in Sydney by Muslim men" as if you are.....
» 28/01/2009 12:38:21 PM Remember it was Israel and the US who funded and helped create Hamas in the first place - .....
» 26/01/2009 9:14:29 PM Poor Israel. Every one of it's citizens has been personally vilified for their entire liv.....
» 16/01/2009 3:10:04 PM "The problem with Hamas and Hezbollah is that they are funded and armed by external r.....
» 14/01/2009 7:02:14 PM Gibo, Until 1942, the American Pledge of Allegiance used to be taken with the arm outstret.....
» 11/01/2009 1:16:01 AM Paul L, For all it's alleged "flaws" the UN is the only forum we have to deal wi.....
» 9/01/2009 12:16:03 AM Polycarp, Land purchases made 12 years before the foundation of Israel aren't relevant to.....
» 8/01/2009 12:05:18 AM UN Resolutions are not always what they seem? Between 1967-1989 Israel was in violation .....
» 5/01/2009 5:54:55 PM Polycarp, Where did you get your 30-80 rockets per day stats from? Are you suggesting th.....
» 3/01/2009 12:04:46 AM Just a thought but maybe if Israel hadn't blocked Gaza's electricity and water supplies th.....
» 10/12/2008 12:16:55 AM Once again, let's all celebrate the message of anti-materialism, poverty and sacrifice in .....
» 7/12/2008 10:23:31 AM Why not simply put everyone into prison now and only release them when they can prove they.....
» 5/12/2008 8:40:23 AM I think a HECS-style scheme should be introduced for those who attend our taxpayer-funded .....
» 2/12/2008 11:41:09 PM Any problems with cultural (and religious) diversity really stem from intolerance rather t.....
» 24/11/2008 1:42:28 AM rehctub, I understand how the sharemarket works but the example I was giving was fluctuati.....
» 22/11/2008 11:46:08 PM From another similar thread - Splitting hairs about the minutae of evolution doesn't prove.....
» 22/11/2008 11:44:42 PM Splitting hairs about the minutae of evolution doesn't prove something else is correct bec.....
» 22/11/2008 11:23:29 PM The best place to see changing values has to be the Share Market. How can a Company - wit.....
» 12/11/2008 12:52:41 PM I can see eco-terrorism being a problem, whether it's squirting some nasties out of a wate.....
» 12/11/2008 12:35:34 PM The source of all these problems is not the actual religions themselves because they are a.....
» 4/11/2008 1:34:35 PM So many variations within some religions suggest to me that a religion divided is really n.....
» 4/11/2008 1:31:49 PM daggett, I think you'll find that the Libs just delayed the electricity sale because they.....
» 20/10/2008 2:30:15 PM Col Rouge, I apologise if you think I was having a go at accountants. I actually have thre.....
» 16/10/2008 12:56:22 PM At least the non-voting Exclusive Brethren handed some of their non-taxed savings back as .....
» 16/10/2008 12:47:08 PM Yabby, Kerry Packer at least had the power of choice as to whether he paid his share of ta.....
» 9/10/2008 1:09:56 PM Dissent is both the privilege and the responsibility of everybody living in a so-called De.....
» 3/10/2008 6:11:29 PM The need for the US financial industry to be bailed out doesn't instil must confidence. I.....
» 2/10/2008 12:59:42 AM I've seen photos of what was supposed to be UFOs, ghosts and Bigfoot but that's not enough.....
» 2/10/2008 12:46:32 AM The personal arguments I've heard from a friend in California AGAINST bailing them out go .....
» 26/09/2008 4:22:07 PM It depends on what they do with all this tax-free loot. If they're pulling in tens of mil.....
» 26/09/2008 1:56:27 AM Whether it was a conspiracy or not, as far as the aims of PNAC were concerned, it was cert.....
» 17/09/2008 4:29:49 PM Keith - "Look at all this hate and he's only been Liberal leader one day." Reme.....
» 17/09/2008 3:57:38 PM Comrades, I think you can trace most of the social norms we now take for granted, such as .....
» 12/09/2008 1:34:47 PM I don't think Palin referring to eskimos as "Arctic Arabs" or saying " so s.....
» 10/09/2008 3:04:09 PM IamJospeh, "and just who sold Saddamm those nasty chemicals? " This is what I .....
» 9/09/2008 2:09:04 PM Polycarp, The point I was trying to make is that one single religion does not have a monop.....
» 8/09/2008 2:18:42 PM I matters little what's written down in ancient texts when history tells a different story.....
» 5/09/2008 12:48:15 AM "Private ownership is linked to greater efficiencies ..can produce gains due to a shi.....
» 5/09/2008 12:06:41 AM I think the term "Anti-American" was invented by Americans themselves - to blur .....
» 25/08/2008 11:13:50 AM What does it say about us as a society when - despite our high-handed moral posturing on s.....
» 25/08/2008 11:02:29 AM Wobbles, the Caspian Alliance is one of the lobbying companies associated with Scheunemann.....
» 20/08/2008 1:39:56 AM Off-topic but regarding the privatisation of Telstra - I recall the debate on the sale of .....
» 17/08/2008 1:00:09 AM IamJoseph, Surely you can't be saying that there is no relationship between US foreign po.....
» 15/08/2008 1:45:07 PM Never forget that Saddam was America's own man in the Middle East. He was helped into pow.....
» 15/08/2008 1:18:13 PM Whenever somebody like Pilger makes a statement that some disagree with, not many seem kee.....
» 13/08/2008 1:49:53 AM "Briton created these states for 30 barrels of oil.." - The same oil we have bee.....
» 24/07/2008 1:34:54 PM Celibacy is not the same thing as sexual continence. In a religious sense, Celibate means.....
» 9/07/2008 4:23:52 PM The main reason for a perceived downturn in civil violence in Baghdad is due to the fact t.....
» 9/07/2008 2:07:42 AM Despite the confident "Mission Accomplished" claim some time back, I think the U.....
» 1/07/2008 9:08:29 PM Regardless of the intentions and motivations behind the event, my complaint is the way the.....
» 24/06/2008 4:02:53 PM Iíd like to know where the $5000 to $10,000 figure allegedly paid by boat refugees came fr.....
» 23/06/2008 8:54:45 AM Waiting at home for the mailman to deliver advice on an application for immigration is not.....
» 18/06/2008 10:16:23 AM I think that some people have short memories or donít know what the background to this sto.....
» 12/06/2008 3:51:32 PM Despite the progress announced at Helmand, no news in our media about up to 130 civilians .....
» 12/06/2008 9:13:24 AM This reminds me of the Christians that went around breaking the penises off naked statues .....
» 12/06/2008 9:07:08 AM Itís probably quite innocent but stuff like - ďIf 125 film stars booked out a hotel, arri.....
» 8/06/2008 6:19:32 PM I think it's even funnier to consider how an apparent former drug-addled idiot like GW Bus.....
» 3/06/2008 1:42:06 AM That's right Paul.L, For all it's talk, Israel has never actually committed a single atroc.....
» 2/06/2008 1:49:55 PM Feisty, The quote came from Mordechai Eliyahu., who also said (among other things) that t.....
» 2/06/2008 1:30:36 AM I should have added this recent comment from a well-known Rabbi ďEven when we seek reve.....
» 2/06/2008 1:19:56 AM A bit more about media manipulation - I found this recent article interesting. http://ww.....
» 30/05/2008 1:59:49 PM The French TV station involved has indeed mounted a challenge in their High Court and I've.....
» 27/05/2008 2:14:40 PM Runner, I'm not one of those people who try and stop parents taking photos of their own k.....
» 27/05/2008 1:19:56 AM It's been stated elsewhere in the media that the most common items found in the raided hom.....
» 26/05/2008 2:37:17 PM All this indignation and outrage while thousands of other children are being exploited (se.....
» 21/05/2008 9:09:02 PM History tends to avoid some of the unfortunate facts surrounding Madison and many of the &.....
» 15/05/2008 9:54:10 AM Settle down. ďResearch shows that earthquakes of magnitude 7.0 or greater have remained fa.....
» 14/05/2008 9:52:05 AM Looks a lot like the situation when Keating was replaced by Howard, only then the new Gove.....
» 13/05/2008 1:27:13 AM Some stats - http://www.photius.com/rankings/languages2.html There are also some who bel.....
» 30/04/2008 10:57:13 AM So Saudi money is aimed at one thing, Advancing Arab Islamic interests. How unusual. Be.....
» 30/04/2008 10:50:39 AM R0bert, Your statement -"Those who think they have the right to decide for others&qu.....
» 30/04/2008 10:40:03 AM I may be wrong but wouldn't dirtying-up the snow in Siberia and Canada make it more likely.....
» 25/04/2008 2:17:21 AM Some of us are old enough to recall European immigrant women who usually covered their hea.....
» 16/04/2008 2:06:32 PM (Continues) I also tend to agree with the attitude of Denis Halliday, who was the UN Huma.....
» 16/04/2008 1:41:32 PM PaulL and BOAZ, Firstly, I never initiated any figure. The number of 600,000 stated was in.....
» 14/04/2008 4:28:05 PM BOAZ, I didn't accuse you of implying that the death of children was "Good" but .....
» 11/04/2008 9:19:45 PM Vanilla, Hey, I'm many of those things you listed and I didn't believe it for a second. T.....
» 11/04/2008 9:03:17 PM For every sex worker, there has to be more than one paying customer and the number of sex .....
» 11/04/2008 8:59:47 PM BOAZ - "BIAS. "of over 600,000 Muslim Iraqi children... due to the sanctions&qu.....
» 8/04/2008 4:24:14 PM As much as we like to take the high moral ground on this one, we still love our trade with.....
» 25/03/2008 10:26:44 PM (Cont) As for the oil executive involvement I can say that Unocal became involved even bef.....
» 25/03/2008 10:01:00 PM Paul.L. Like all neo-con apologists, youíre the one thatís struggling. If you look at th.....
» 23/03/2008 2:09:53 AM Paul.L. Disingenuous? I don't believe so. The fact remains that the number of incidents sh.....
» 21/03/2008 2:12:07 AM Paul.L I specifically said INCIDENTS, not casualties. One indicates the relative amount of.....
» 20/03/2008 12:12:59 AM Paul.L Firstly, I'm not a leftist apologist but I'm also not one to believe everything tha.....
» 18/03/2008 1:12:13 AM Paul.L, I don't think it matters to the victim whether he or she gets shot by a frightened.....
» 14/03/2008 3:16:08 PM "In the meantime the score for violents acts by muslims against others since 9/11,som.....
» 3/03/2008 12:46:25 PM Some posters on these forums suggest that religion is the basis for our morality. I don't.....
» 26/02/2008 2:56:36 PM Despite the author's opinion to the contrary, the latest empirical evidence I have seen sh.....
» 18/02/2008 1:31:48 AM Gibo, You say that "They have guns stored away for the great day of the take-over of.....
» 13/02/2008 1:28:11 AM Mickijo, According the the findings of the "Bringing them home report", a major .....
» 11/02/2008 10:19:58 AM If the apology critics are prepared to look at the facts and not the emotional rhetoric, t.....
» 25/01/2008 1:00:34 AM PALE, I'm actually no young lady - quite the opposite. "Rache" is German for &qu.....
» 24/01/2008 1:17:21 PM P.A.L.E & I.F, Nice one - thanks. I've reconsidered my stance and would like to put myse.....
» 23/01/2008 12:19:28 PM In our political system, surely the position itself is far more important than the person .....
» 23/01/2008 12:27:30 AM I think the type of racism we have in Australia is not the typical type we see in many oth.....
» 18/01/2008 9:29:28 PM Danielle, Casting doubt on one theory does not automatically prove another to be correct,.....
» 17/01/2008 1:38:39 PM Runner, Iím not looking down on the lower class, Iím just responding to an opinion with so.....
» 17/01/2008 12:15:11 AM Runner, "Where there is poverty and persecution the church is at its strongest"?.....
» 14/01/2008 8:08:43 AM Another case of confusing Law with Justice, two apparently different things in many cases......
» 10/01/2008 8:33:49 AM Are all the issues Redneck mentions a factor of ownership or of management? No doubt ther.....
» 3/01/2008 9:03:17 AM wizardofaus, What I was trying to say is that there is now more musical listening choice a.....
» 2/01/2008 7:49:41 AM There is a banquet of musical tastes out there for anybody willing to look for it. It's a.....
» 30/12/2007 7:21:58 PM Let's give the new guy a chance at least. Those crazy Libs - so magnanimous in victory, s.....
» 30/12/2007 2:38:50 PM Sure, Let's torture anyone and everyone who is suspected of having information on terroris.....
» 20/12/2007 7:57:16 AM The moral is "don't believe everything you read". In marketing terms, YOU are t.....
» 20/12/2007 7:47:48 AM No matter what the motives were, to sieze children and lie to them that their parents had .....
» 13/12/2007 8:29:16 AM C'mon BOAZY, When in comes down to specifics, Sada actually witnessed nothing. All his &q.....
» 7/12/2007 7:49:19 AM I agree that those violent, rioting, drunken Cronulla troublemakers should not be welcome .....
» 1/12/2007 12:00:48 AM Oops, Forget to add this bit - http://www.biotech-info.net/hypersensitivity.html It's a b.....
» 30/11/2007 11:32:07 PM Bugsy, As well as the article you found - http://www.allergenbureau.net/news/general-news.....
» 30/11/2007 3:15:07 PM So we've been sneakily eating genetically modified foods for 12 years? I see that childho.....
» 27/11/2007 1:49:18 PM cacofonix, I enjoy Ramsey every Saturday. He's prepared to say what many aren't. Here's a.....
» 19/11/2007 6:11:19 PM What if the shoe was on the other foot and decades of drought and local famine make US the.....
» 19/11/2007 5:58:48 PM I think you will find that there are more dollars leaving the country as dividends to over.....
» 19/11/2007 10:03:47 AM Demos, The strangest thing about US democracy is that what they have now was certainly no.....
» 9/11/2007 11:47:27 PM wobbles, "The Day The Earth Stood Still"? Fifties sci-fi is Jesus? Please explai.....
» 5/11/2007 11:13:09 PM BOAZ, I'd be interested in Sada's claims if he could back them in in some way. He never ac.....
» 5/11/2007 9:51:48 PM Maybe the author is right. Maybe we should just scrap the whole thing and let everybody f.....
» 5/11/2007 9:04:13 AM BD, now's your chance to set the record straight, once and for all. Which one of the stat.....
» 25/10/2007 3:53:13 PM Wobbles, as long as we keep letting them get away with it they're going to keep doing it t.....
» 17/10/2007 1:25:47 AM There are only 4 things that Western culture expects/demands of us. 1. Work Hard 2. Consu.....
» 17/10/2007 1:16:11 AM History seems to be changing as the years go by. As more information becomes available an.....
» 17/10/2007 1:04:52 AM It's interesting to see the accusations and arguments getting a little more shrill and des.....
» 17/10/2007 12:55:50 AM Hamlet, Executions used to be public in Britain but this was changed after it was found t.....
» 9/10/2007 3:38:08 PM I'm waiting for the day that Scientologists produce a document that says that thousands of.....
» 5/10/2007 8:39:10 AM Maybe it's the other way around. Isn't it the Medicare co-payment gap that drives so many .....
» 3/10/2007 1:11:02 AM "Pretty well stopped" in Central America? I bet that's good news for Chavez. Th.....
» 18/09/2007 2:50:24 PM Paul.L.- you have something a bit backwards. It wasn't American pressure on Korea that ma.....
» 14/09/2007 2:36:32 AM This is going to be around longer than the JFK asassination and will outlive us all. Every.....
» 12/09/2007 12:48:42 AM Nevertheless it was Rumsfeld himself that referred to those people who "shot down tha.....
» 4/09/2007 1:51:28 AM Water is no longer a resource and has become a saleable commodity in many council areas. .....
» 4/09/2007 1:35:49 AM Arjay, The reason that personal debt is so high is because people have borrowed so much - .....
» 27/08/2007 8:52:42 PM BOAZ_David, Here are a couple of references to the 23rd Psalm item. There are several oth.....
» 26/08/2007 2:03:15 AM BOAZ, Why can't all religions - except Christianity - "borrow" from each other a.....
» 25/08/2007 1:56:38 AM A question remains unanswered - why bother to meet with somebody who does not vote and can.....
» 25/08/2007 1:49:12 AM If you think the country is a better place now than it was when Howard came to power - and.....
» 25/08/2007 1:36:31 AM You make it sound very conspiratorial but itís really quite simple. Basically, the cult o.....
» 20/08/2007 1:21:57 PM I don't see any evidence of being "swamped". Maybe in some of the major cities, .....
» 17/08/2007 10:47:37 PM Um, criticising one point of view doesn't automatically prove another view is correct. May.....
» 15/08/2007 2:06:30 AM If a culture can be so easily threatened by the idea of being overwhelmed by foreigners, i.....
» 8/08/2007 4:18:07 PM If multiculturalism is such an ominous threat to our society, what then of globalisation? .....
» 8/08/2007 4:11:11 PM I guess when you are so very far to the right, everything else must seem to be on the left.....
» 1/08/2007 2:08:24 PM I wonder how many people really believe, or just need to believe. How many more are just .....
» 30/07/2007 11:45:15 PM Eventually I think it comes down to whether you are happy with the way the country IS, not.....
» 27/07/2007 2:04:38 PM It's been said that we have more things to unite us than those things that divide us, or a.....
» 25/07/2007 11:55:56 PM punter57 -I think this is a conflict that will span generations and the resentment will la.....
» 25/07/2007 4:17:50 PM OK mickijo, I am a 35 year-old Muslim man and I am ordered by Coalition troops to remove .....
» 23/07/2007 11:15:00 AM Krustyburger, Your comment about more generous conditions applies in situations where som.....
» 22/07/2007 11:55:05 AM If it's just about competing with China, how long before we are all working for a bowl of .....
» 18/07/2007 2:17:14 AM Actually there are many foods that we are already consuming that contain GM products. I d.....
» 12/07/2007 12:34:49 PM I don't think that anybody on either side of the (so-called) debate denies that the climat.....
» 12/07/2007 12:05:31 PM Rather than argue that religion is responsible for wars, it should be considered that wars.....
» 8/07/2007 7:01:29 PM The so-called "War on Terror" is a farce and can never be won. The Central Bank .....
» 8/07/2007 6:53:24 PM Teddles, The sinking of the Lusitania (like Pearl Harbour) has always been a suspected &q.....
» 6/07/2007 10:59:03 AM So what's new? The USA only got involved in WW1 (and WW2) when it knew that they would mis.....
» 6/07/2007 10:51:43 AM Damien, I know what you mean about the Hillsong/evangelical phenomenon. To me it's like .....
» 2/07/2007 9:06:11 PM Do the mental retardation insults related to inbreeding extend to the our own rulers - Bri.....
» 12/06/2007 1:55:39 PM I forgot to include this for all the grannies. http://abc.net.au/triplej/hack/jones/.....
» 12/06/2007 9:04:49 AM It comes down to your interpretation of how things work. For example, do light bulbs emit.....
» 23/05/2007 9:33:19 AM After working for 30 years under a Collective Agreement I was made redundant and eventuall.....
» 14/05/2007 3:53:22 PM What? As well as the three major and three minor groups, no mention of the more than 3000 .....
» 19/03/2007 7:15:39 PM Grey, The document itself is proof that they were planning to do it and there was more tha.....
» 18/03/2007 7:13:35 PM Therealcuba, On your humor page, there is a photo of a horsedrawn car (Castrogas2.jpg) Her.....
» 18/03/2007 12:16:41 AM For what it's worth, I couldn't help but notice that some of the (slightly Photoshopped) p.....
» 16/03/2007 8:00:45 AM Yanomas, Cuban doctors are slaves of their government? http://www.smh.com.au/news/world/i.....
» 6/03/2007 9:42:38 PM I see racism as a just another form of the tribalism that permeates most facets of our soc.....
» 2/03/2007 12:14:28 AM Would it have made more sense if he joined the Liberal Party instead of the ALP? Whitlam .....
» 1/03/2007 11:54:37 PM Am I the only one who has noticed that Howard always gets somebody else to do his parliame.....
» 24/02/2007 3:47:39 PM I'd like to see how much more energy it takes to actually manufacture one of these bulbs t.....
» 14/02/2007 8:11:51 AM You may be interested to know that the mammals and birds that may be eaten must be slaught.....
» 14/02/2007 1:27:08 AM plerdsus, A nice virulent pandemic will solve a lot of the world's problems about now - p.....
» 9/02/2007 7:25:59 PM I don't seriously believe that all the Labor Premiers would be too keen on comitting colle.....
» 9/02/2007 12:56:02 AM Sharkfin, Unlike Christianity, which has a head representative, whether it's a Pope or an.....
» 8/02/2007 1:05:41 AM BD, It always seems to be about the Muslim boogey-man. There are about 1.3 billion Muslim.....
» 7/02/2007 1:03:04 PM The perceived "Red Menace" threat during the 1950's was largely a creation of th.....
» 30/01/2007 6:01:59 PM Odd, but most of the same arguments have been levelled against Greeks, Italians, Asians, J.....
» 23/01/2007 7:44:47 PM I just came across this little piece and thouht I'd share it with you. "Just on the .....
» 22/01/2007 1:19:43 PM I actually find the whole Bindi media experience a little disturbing. Eight years old and.....
» 22/01/2007 1:10:42 PM Itís a bit hypocritical to suggest that Islam is alone in itís poor opinion of women. His.....
» 5/01/2007 2:10:37 PM In a true democracy the public would be able to vote on every issue that is currently hand.....
» 19/12/2006 2:50:13 PM Despite all the statements directed back at kang, everybody seems to have conveniently ign.....
» 15/12/2006 1:28:38 PM I think our part in the Iraq adventure had a lot more to do with a pending Free Trade Agre.....
» 15/12/2006 8:57:58 AM Despite sharing common community outrage and loathing toward child sex offenders I also fe.....
» 11/12/2006 7:28:10 PM I think Hanson is definitely in it for the money, as well as some public acclaim. I belie.....
» 4/12/2006 10:19:21 PM I think this is going to be hijacked by right-wing extremists as another example of the Us.....
» 17/11/2006 1:17:45 PM I recall a radio interview a few years ago with the then-Minister Brendan Nelson when a ca.....
» 17/11/2006 12:46:20 PM wre, The term "rodent" actually was coined by Howard's own Parliamentary collea.....
» 17/11/2006 12:44:17 AM Dozer indulges in the same tired refuge of invoking the spectre of anti-Semitism as if it .....
» 15/11/2006 3:13:22 PM At the risk of sounding anti-American (and thus un-Australian) and in case you missed it, .....
» 14/11/2006 12:06:25 AM Who makes a profit from war or reconstruction? War is the main way that new markets are o.....
» 12/11/2006 8:03:54 PM I guess full stomachs and iPods really are the price of our conscience. This is all it ta.....
» 29/10/2006 1:57:27 AM Gee BOAZ, For somebody who claims to be religious, you seem to be constantly seething with.....
» 29/10/2006 1:30:36 AM The last "religious leader" to make an unfortunate sexist comment was...oh that'.....
» 26/10/2006 2:58:33 PM While it's true Beazley hasn't set the world on fire from opposition, it's also a valid ob.....
» 25/10/2006 4:23:09 PM Some of you just donít get it. Your views are based on exclusivity, prejudice, insecurity .....
» 19/10/2006 4:36:51 PM BD, I think you are missing the point here. What is evident in the Northwoods document is .....
» 19/10/2006 9:12:59 AM Hey wobbles and anyone else who cares about things not being quite as they appear. First .....
» 10/10/2006 3:59:14 PM Benjamin, Saddam's rise to power- http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/51/217.html http:.....
» 10/10/2006 2:31:05 AM BD, I can't speak for the rest of my gang but the reason I "singled out" the CIA.....
» 9/10/2006 10:04:29 AM Benjamin, Sorry to disappoint you but Saddam's rise to power was intimately orchestrated .....
» 20/09/2006 11:09:53 PM If we act now to reduce hydrocarbon emissions while we continue to investigate the global .....
» 20/09/2006 10:58:17 PM "The Pope is in a tricky situation. He can either say that he believes Muslims picked.....
» 5/09/2006 12:07:31 AM Is a blind person who has never actually SEEN the flag any less patriotic than somebody wh.....
» 31/08/2006 7:36:34 PM Strike 1 - Reith's Allowable Matters (that set the stage for the Workchoices Legislation) .....
» 16/08/2006 3:55:36 PM Yuyutsu, Thanks for the wake-up call! All this time I thought I was caring about truth,.....
» 16/08/2006 9:47:11 AM Oh dear, Pericles, if there was ever an example of shooting the messenger that was it. Ma.....
» 12/08/2006 1:28:18 AM I know people who were living in Europe before and during WW2 and hatred of the Jews was v.....
» 11/08/2006 4:01:35 PM Kvasir, While the Nazis had a programme to exterminate the Jews, the West knew about it an.....
» 11/08/2006 12:15:14 AM I recall both Hawke and Keating having complaints about fair coverage on the ABC. Neville .....
» 10/08/2006 3:50:15 PM As Homer Simpson said "Alcohol - the reason for, and the solution to - most of societ.....
» 10/08/2006 3:44:51 PM Spin and counterspin - I have seen other reports that Hezzbollah prefer NOT to be close t.....
» 2/08/2006 11:58:14 AM Here's something that may adjust the perspective that we are being fed. http://www.fair.o.....
» 2/08/2006 11:34:40 AM I suppose Hezbollah should do the decent thing and march out to an empty paddock somewhere.....
» 31/07/2006 12:40:59 PM Flag-worship is a particularly US phenomenon. There are only 3 countries who ever had a pl.....
» 31/07/2006 12:12:26 PM Religion, that's when you surrender all responsibility for your own life and decisions but.....
» 26/07/2006 11:51:29 AM Further to my earlier comment about truth during (and after War),here's another slant on t.....
» 25/07/2006 4:17:13 PM I love the irony - all this talk about Nazis. In reality, who funded Hitlerís rise to powe.....
» 24/07/2006 2:19:32 PM Nicely said Rancitas, I wonder how many people really know to what extent they are being .....
» 21/07/2006 2:05:27 PM How about a little historical perspective. David Ben-Gurion, one of the father founders o.....
» 19/07/2006 3:56:54 PM Kalin, Stewth's only problem may be that he looks too far back in the past to make his poi.....
» 17/07/2006 4:12:51 PM Is this the same peace-loving Israel that carried out terrorist bombings in Egypt in the 1.....
» 12/07/2006 12:21:38 AM Arjay, I think that the IR reforms are a Howard initiative, although Costello's history wi.....
» 11/07/2006 12:34:35 PM Sage, Just for the record - a certain ex-PM reduced his appearances in the House of Reps i.....
» 11/07/2006 1:51:42 AM Arjay, Are we talking about the same unbiased Alan Jones who stood as a candidate for the.....
» 7/07/2006 1:44:35 PM The other form of collateral damage from this exercise that nobody wants to talk about is .....
» 4/07/2006 11:01:38 AM Dee, Itís a sad fact that the UN (like every other major institution in the world) has be.....
» 3/07/2006 12:32:36 PM BOAZ /dee, The US (and the UK) definitely DID help put Saddam in power and the CIA even p.....
» 3/07/2006 2:20:32 AM "Liberation" of Iraq? How do you liberate a country from itself? I suppose bef.....
» 27/06/2006 11:30:40 AM Redneck, Big gun, small equipment? Some of us prefer to hunt with bow & arrow. There's no.....
» 21/06/2006 3:07:41 PM ďJust because a dog is born in a stable doesnít make it a horseĒ. I think thatís what mos.....
» 18/06/2006 8:19:27 PM Wendy, I sincerley apologise for my misguided personal comment. I would not have made that.....
» 17/06/2006 11:53:09 PM Wendy, I can't help but notice there are a lot of typos in your posts. You may see the c.....
» 15/06/2006 2:41:47 AM How can we know whether these laws have been abused or not? If I had been arrested and ev.....
» 13/06/2006 12:16:52 PM Most people don't know that the Boston Tea Party that resulted in the American War of Inde.....
» 6/06/2006 9:01:28 AM BD, For the record, the boy I mentioned was killed in a US airstrike, not in a suicide bo.....
» 5/06/2006 2:07:33 PM saintfletcher, you made some excellent points. As well demonstrating passionate intoleran.....
» 25/05/2006 11:30:16 AM SILLE, Since the Americans were using the Mujahadeen to fight and bankrupt the Russians on.....
» 22/05/2006 1:44:04 PM BOAZ_David, Sorry, but I donít see what the unique significance of parables is. There ar.....
» 20/05/2006 11:25:24 PM Rex was only remorseful because he got caught. He freely admitted that he would otherwise .....
» 20/05/2006 11:13:14 PM Given that what we regard as history is mostly untrue, or tainted at best, and that we are.....
» 14/05/2006 10:35:53 PM Like everyone else I was elated when the miners were saved but I felt that the story shoul.....
» 14/05/2006 10:25:01 PM BD, I recall that in "the bad old days" when interest rates were 17% (about 13% .....
» 11/05/2006 10:44:04 AM Hey wobbles, BOAZ_David and hasbeen are right. These foreign terrorist devils are living .....

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