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» 27/02/2017 9:52:40 PM Banjo, given your obsession with asserting that the "Abrahamic" religions introd.....
» 24/02/2017 12:03:50 PM Hi Banjo, I did read your post, accurately I think. You have this paragraph, which is wro.....
» 23/02/2017 2:07:08 PM Banjo, I think you have a severe comprehension problem. Jesus doesn't say to take an eye f.....
» 22/02/2017 4:25:31 PM There was discussion many comments ago about the relationship between Christianity and the.....
» 19/02/2017 5:03:09 PM Hi, we won't be giving authors special privileges to post. Writing an article in the first.....
» 18/02/2017 4:02:43 PM Interesting thing about prayer is that I don't think going to God with a long wish list is.....
» 18/02/2017 3:37:58 PM Phanto, whether something is rational or not has nothing to do with you, but only logic an.....
» 18/02/2017 1:26:11 PM Another great piece from The Australian. This time from Ayaan Hirsi Ali. http://www.theaus.....
» 18/02/2017 9:16:36 AM Here is a good post from today's Australian by Chris Kenny which is pertinent to this deba.....
» 17/02/2017 11:19:35 AM In answer to JB. Everyone who publishes on On Line Opinion receives an email when the arti.....
» 16/02/2017 9:12:02 PM I'm amazed at how vicious this forum can be. Here we have a Muslim woman condemning terror.....
» 24/01/2017 9:12:24 PM What author page? You need to provide a link if there is indeed an author page at all. And.....
» 24/01/2017 7:56:51 PM Hi Tony. So you don't want to allow anyone to verify your claims about your identity? The .....
» 24/01/2017 5:06:57 PM Hi Tony, if you want anyone to believe that list of qualifications you are going to have t.....
» 24/01/2017 4:25:40 PM Hi Tony, I've never disputed that emissions of CO2 will cause the atmosphere to be hotter .....
» 23/01/2017 10:27:09 PM Tony, this is a stupid post. mhaze didn't deny any of those things you ask him to disprove.....
» 21/01/2017 9:42:42 AM You guys need to keep up-to-date. It might not be a criminal offence in Australia to criti.....
» 17/01/2017 12:59:17 PM Hi Nick, this is the first time anyone has tried to rebut more recent observations by earl.....
» 17/01/2017 9:09:40 AM I'm not quoting him for his predictions, but his observations Nick. That was Tim Flanner.....
» 17/01/2017 7:44:10 AM Tony was deriding others for knowing nothing. That is not very OLO. Pulling him into line .....
» 16/01/2017 9:30:06 PM The problem with Billyd's post is it is all cut and paste. The Christian terrorism details.....
» 16/01/2017 8:51:23 PM Actually Tony, if you had any grasp of the science you would know that the Antarctic ice m.....
» 10/01/2017 4:53:49 PM Sorry David, but I am 100% right. If you were right there would be no global warming anywh.....
» 10/01/2017 12:07:21 PM VK3AU has a pretty tenuous grasp on reality. While it is true that, due to the latent ener.....
» 1/01/2017 11:30:11 AM 2017 has arrived, and it is a prime number, so I'm hoping it will be a prime year. But fir.....
» 20/12/2016 3:30:39 PM And why not Joe? We have thousands of monuments to Jesus of Nazareth, crucified by the Rom.....
» 17/12/2016 7:06:58 AM You're right AC. Apparently the Clinton camp are claiming 20 switchers, which is still not.....
» 16/12/2016 11:55:59 AM In my view we shouldn't be having this discussion, because people should be free to raise .....
» 15/12/2016 8:28:58 AM My think tank submitted to the Parliamentary Committee on Free Speech that Section 18C oug.....
» 14/12/2016 8:24:36 AM If I were a US voter I would have reluctantly voted for Trump. I had no confidence in his .....
» 26/10/2016 7:51:31 PM Interesting video from Moore. The polls will need to be catastrophically wrong for his for.....
» 3/10/2016 1:16:50 PM Jessica Irvine is not noted for her understanding of economics, or most of the other issue.....
» 22/08/2016 7:59:13 AM So we add "imposter" to the list of aadjectives that describe you Thomas O'Reill.....
» 21/08/2016 8:59:44 PM Yeah Thomas O'Reilly, we don't need any more link spam. You have posted so many times on t.....
» 18/08/2016 4:45:59 PM It is not ad hominem to point out that someone, like you, is using that technique, and you.....
» 18/08/2016 3:38:14 PM What a nasty discussion. Suggest that if you want to discuss the article you discuss the a.....
» 14/07/2016 8:17:56 AM I came across this interesting article suggesting that the EU was going to enact rules whi.....
» 28/06/2016 8:59:35 AM I don't accept they were "lied to" apart from the usual way that politicians gil.....
» 28/06/2016 7:51:01 AM There are some great buying opportunities there Poirot, and I continue to be amazed that y.....
» 25/06/2016 2:13:03 PM Just came across this interesting article courtesy of a friend. Written days before the vo.....
» 25/06/2016 11:40:49 AM Listening to the commentary and news this morning I've been struck by how sorely the loser.....
» 24/06/2016 4:24:15 PM So they've upset the one percent. Is that a bad thing Poirot? Anyway, it means trouble fo.....
» 24/06/2016 3:20:26 PM Brexit has banished Bremain and Brittania has voted to exit the EU. Just. It is a bad omen.....
» 10/04/2016 10:30:16 PM I have just read this thread. It is very acrimonious and I am hereby warning all of you th.....
» 20/02/2016 11:57:35 AM Interesting to note the usual "useful idiots" dived on this article, and despite.....
» 24/01/2016 7:52:31 PM Hi Foxy. Thanks for pointing out that Selma was an Academy Award winner. Seems in last yea.....
» 24/01/2016 6:45:02 PM So can you nominate a movie that was neglected that would have made the difference Foxy? I.....
» 24/01/2016 11:47:00 AM I've taken a fleeting interest in the #oscarsowhite controversy, including most recently t.....
» 31/12/2015 12:01:50 PM Just been reading this thread. Mr O, is it your position that instead of reading a thermom.....
» 29/09/2015 11:55:34 AM Great riposte Mr Green #sarc The Global Warming Trolls used to complain that the skeptics .....
» 31/08/2015 11:59:58 AM I let this one through, but I would want to stress extreme caution in accepting the inform.....
» 7/08/2015 5:08:53 PM Hi, what your graph demonstrates is that CO2 emissions took off in 1940, which is the appr.....
» 7/08/2015 2:52:30 PM Warmair, 1970 is not the point at which "climate change starts to become apparent&quo.....
» 6/08/2015 9:04:22 PM Warmair, you are confusing weather with climate. The map from the 70s proves little, as ca.....
» 6/08/2015 7:23:53 AM Sigh. Why do we get uninformed opinion on OLO like this? Because heaps of people say it. B.....
» 19/05/2015 4:00:33 AM Hi. Archiving occurs on the basis of activity which is determined by an algorithm. It is o.....
» 14/05/2015 7:31:45 PM Those who say censorship isn't a left right issue are correct, in a longitudinal sense. Th.....
» 20/04/2015 10:47:45 AM It's part of the great appeal of the piece that he has impeccable credentials on creationi.....
» 12/04/2015 4:13:23 PM Hi Killarney, you were the one that raised the issue of a failure of 46% of women to have .....
» 11/04/2015 9:27:55 PM So Killarney, does failure to have an orgasm mean that the activity is unsatisfying? And w.....
» 7/04/2015 7:09:11 PM I don't agree with the analysis Hasbeen, but that's not the point of On Line Opinion. The .....
» 10/03/2015 10:30:37 PM DreamOn, I pay my superannuation contributions monthly. Not a lot of interest to be earned.....
» 10/03/2015 1:21:23 PM Joe Hockey has suggested first home buyers ought to be able to tap into their superannuati.....
» 24/02/2015 10:35:20 PM The BOM say the reason data from Middle Percy is not available is that the solar cells wen.....
» 24/02/2015 8:41:57 AM Where did they get the wind speeds from Ant? You are dodging the issue. You need to do som.....
» 23/02/2015 9:57:52 PM Pretty typical comment thread on OLO I'm afraid. Various anonymous trolls accuse a respect.....
» 11/02/2015 11:23:19 PM Sorry Mikk, but Labor ran a negative campaign in Queensland and won. There's you "gut.....
» 10/02/2015 8:33:17 PM Ah ha James. Perhaps Tony's problem is that people take the paranoid left like you too ser.....
» 3/02/2015 1:17:06 PM Agronomist I did ask the voters. Unlike the majority of commenters that I see in social me.....
» 3/02/2015 10:01:24 AM Far too early to say!.....
» 3/02/2015 7:33:26 AM It would be churlish of me not to comment on Squeers' very generous advertisement and refe.....
» 15/01/2015 4:56:21 PM Roses, I can't read a file on your hard drive, or not unless you are going to give me remo.....
» 14/01/2015 10:25:42 PM Hi Roses, there are no subsidies to mining in Australia, above and beyond things like acce.....
» 14/01/2015 4:29:52 AM I'm sorry Roses, but you aren't progressive in any meaningful sense of the word, and I am .....
» 13/01/2015 9:10:00 PM Hi Roses, how many ships have been wrecked on the GBR, and what damage was done? Just citi.....
» 13/01/2015 7:28:47 AM Poirot, I am sure the ALP has a list of every LNP donor and will be trying to smear all of.....
» 17/12/2014 10:41:48 PM I think it's worth reflecting on the words of the hymn that Lilies invokes. Verses of the .....
» 16/12/2014 9:52:16 AM The ultimate fallacy in Squeers' dogma Sells is that two of the largest religions in the w.....
» 4/12/2014 3:34:19 PM I was a little stunned to hear a friend of mine this morning express support for Jacqui La.....
» 10/11/2014 10:23:31 PM The G20 is being held in Brisbane next weekend. The city feels like it is going to go into.....
» 2/11/2014 9:46:29 PM No problems translating what Bishop said. She has never accepted the glass ceiling as an e.....
» 2/11/2014 6:00:54 PM Julie Bishop doesn't find it useful to describe herself as a feminist http://www.smh.com.a.....
» 1/11/2014 10:40:25 PM Your full of it Wolly. Tell us what privatisations you are thinking of that have resulted .....
» 1/11/2014 2:07:53 PM Some interesting comments here. To sum most up, it would appear that the best people to ru.....
» 28/10/2014 5:17:18 AM Slipper's emails were part of his sexual harrassment of an employee and were revealed in t.....
» 27/10/2014 8:13:51 AM I'm starting to get a bit fed-up with what now seems to me to be ebola hysteria. Yesterday.....
» 14/10/2014 3:08:23 PM This is the first post on MH17 coming from this direction that I have let through. Previou.....
» 25/09/2014 10:13:38 PM Ludwig's email address in the system is an old one and bounces, so I can't communicate wit.....
» 20/09/2014 8:05:29 PM You're confused Asclepius. Rich people only get one vote. If you're worried about people h.....
» 19/09/2014 8:57:29 PM G'Day Bruce, you go on to criticise Hawke for being corrupt on a slimmer basis of fact tha.....
» 18/09/2014 3:51:17 PM Not suicidal at all Hasbeen. What would be suicidal would be to sit back and allow the Gre.....
» 14/07/2014 10:03:44 AM Not so much the discussion of the issue, but the way it would be discussed was what I was .....
» 13/07/2014 10:25:51 PM The next person to post an explicit comment on this thread will be suspended. No exception.....
» 13/07/2014 6:06:34 PM I'm not sure that I should have let this thread through. Certainly some of the discussion .....
» 8/07/2014 10:09:39 PM Dear Rhosty,you need to put a bandage on your foot. Norway is not resource poor. It is act.....
» 1/07/2014 10:19:41 AM I actually contacted Uthman and asked him whether he is interested in writing on the subje.....
» 29/06/2014 6:42:27 PM Don't know whether any of you have noticed, but we are not fish, although some of you appe.....
» 24/06/2014 11:27:25 PM I'd like to blame Keating, and he does bear a lot of the blame. Bob Hawke was "the gr.....
» 23/06/2014 11:02:13 PM Steele, you're talking through your hat. Abbott punching a wall near a woman appears to be.....
» 20/06/2014 1:06:19 PM Julia's at it again, according to the Brisbane Times - trashing Australia's reputation. Ex.....
» 11/06/2014 2:15:02 PM In the context of this article I find this news report interesting http://www.couriermail......
» 31/05/2014 1:32:56 PM Hi all, the database is back up and everything seems to be working well. Thanks for your p.....
» 30/05/2014 6:43:17 AM This is the discussion thread for http://onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=16360 while.....
» 30/05/2014 6:42:02 AM This is the discussion thread for http://onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=16361 while.....
» 30/05/2014 6:40:55 AM This is the discussion thread for http://onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=16359 while.....
» 30/05/2014 6:38:47 AM This is the discussion thread for http://onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=16358 while.....
» 30/05/2014 6:37:25 AM This is the discussion thread for http://onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=16357 while.....
» 29/05/2014 10:17:37 PM The problem appears to be the huge size of our database. We may have to take some comments.....
» 29/05/2014 12:26:32 PM We appear to have a problem with posting to the forum. Article threads stopped operating s.....
» 17/04/2014 4:27:00 PM Carol, I'm not sure why I am held responsible for comments. Every comment submitted goes u.....
» 29/03/2014 1:50:19 PM Hi Alan, it shouldn't matter how Chile was managed before the GFC, what should matter is h.....
» 28/03/2014 3:41:36 PM OK Alan, so Chile is your poster child? Still proves my point. On your somewhat arbitrary .....
» 27/03/2014 11:35:52 PM I reckon Alan is taking a lend of you guys. His index is largely arbitrary, and house pric.....
» 22/03/2014 3:26:57 PM Hi Leo, it appears both you and Steele are wrong about Mann's lawsuit. Steele, because he .....
» 18/03/2014 11:05:22 AM I have no idea to what you are referring Suze......
» 17/03/2014 8:53:31 PM Disagree on what Suze? You don't have a case, or not one you've stated, and it's not fair .....
» 17/03/2014 1:17:13 PM What a load of tosh Susan. I've noticed we have partisans from both sides on this site, an.....
» 16/03/2014 3:47:40 PM Don't know why I get accused of bias every time I write something someone doesn't agree wi.....
» 11/03/2014 10:31:32 AM Steele, that would be a real breach of standards if I altered someone else's material. One.....
» 10/03/2014 10:43:34 PM Jeremy and Steele, I have no intention of "withdrawing" the graph. It's not my e.....
» 9/03/2014 6:29:46 PM Hi Steele. I've put a link to the C3 discussion in the paragraph under the graph which pre.....
» 7/03/2014 8:45:14 PM I wasn't talking about the graph Bugsy, but it doesn't appear that you're reading it corre.....
» 7/03/2014 3:14:57 PM Thanks for that qualified support Poirot. I think the solution to OTB is just to ignore hi.....
» 7/03/2014 3:10:37 PM I'm not sure what you're on about Bugsy. CO2 always has a warming effect, or rather an ins.....
» 6/03/2014 10:03:55 PM Interesting to see that this article has attracted a swarm of neo-denialists - these are p.....
» 6/03/2014 1:31:37 PM I'm calling a halt to this discussion of moderation. Belly, if you want to leave then le.....
» 4/03/2014 8:47:35 PM Dear Foxy, if you call people corrupt you cannot expect them to ignore it, nor to just shr.....
» 4/03/2014 4:43:22 PM Foxy, I find your suggestion that I have been bribed to let Onthebeach post on this forum .....
» 24/02/2014 9:48:35 PM John, I don't know how you could possibly justify your position. Crooks exist in all polit.....
» 14/02/2014 6:12:01 PM Ozdoc, you've wasted all our time in an attempt to shut down a debating rival on a false a.....
» 10/02/2014 10:51:26 PM Why don't any of you guys cite OLO as a model of what the media could be?(Please add multi.....
» 10/02/2014 9:55:29 PM Speaking as a former resident of the seat, and someone who grew up there, Individual you h.....
» 10/02/2014 11:45:22 AM So how do you explain the difference between his first preference vote and the Senate ALP .....
» 20/01/2014 3:40:32 PM Peter Clack, my analysis is based on polling. I report what the respondents are saying, no.....
» 16/01/2014 3:57:32 PM Foxy and Mustard, we don't necessarily agree, but I think on this issue we are as one. I'm.....
» 16/01/2014 11:25:05 AM Dear ChrisGaff1000 it is a crime to be a bigot in Australia. See the laws on racial vilifi.....
» 15/01/2014 5:11:39 PM There's no need for an apology PJack. You demonstrated bigotry in your first post. In the .....
» 12/01/2014 10:55:38 PM Not talking about your post Tony. And thanks for the information on the Big Bang theory. I.....
» 12/01/2014 10:25:35 PM I did think twice before approving this post, but if I can approve posts on UFOs by Arjay,.....
» 9/01/2014 1:41:38 AM Daffy by name, daffy by nature it would appear. Where did you ever get the idea that we we.....
» 1/01/2014 12:02:07 PM To all of our community, whether you've been here for almost 15 years, or just happened on.....
» 26/12/2013 10:28:31 PM "I don't know" is a key part of the Christian/Jewish message. When God appears t.....
» 26/12/2013 10:21:30 PM I'm always amused to read the militant atheist contributions to these threads. So keen are.....
» 15/12/2013 8:32:27 PM Yes, that's right as you can't "normally vote" for a party that has only just co.....
» 15/12/2013 5:31:18 PM Thanks for your help. I've now posted the poll at http://polling.nationalforum.com.au/inde.....
» 12/12/2013 11:08:39 AM Paul, it's an old tactic. The bully lashes out, and when the bullied retaliate he then com.....
» 12/12/2013 7:10:09 AM So Paul1405, if I was opposed to Malcolm Fraser's ban on the Moscow Olympics, then on your.....
» 12/12/2013 7:02:49 AM There seems to be some misapprehension here. The questionnaires aren't directed to the gov.....
» 11/12/2013 1:11:00 PM I'm just designing an end-of-year survey on the Abbott government. I'll be asking my usual.....
» 11/12/2013 10:38:24 AM Paul1405. You have no evidence and you should have just admitted that. If Howard was pro-A.....
» 10/12/2013 9:49:44 AM Paul1405, that's a pretty nasty sledge of John Howard. Seems everyone wants to coopt Nelso.....
» 10/12/2013 6:03:25 AM There really are some nasty racists on this forum. I'm shocked at the number of you like L.....
» 6/12/2013 10:57:42 AM I remember what I was doing when John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated - it was the mar.....
» 5/12/2013 7:39:21 AM When the Greens vote with Labor, the Liberal chorus shouts that it is a Greens Labor Coali.....
» 28/11/2013 10:08:56 AM I was very happy to post this article on the assumption that one thing that both catastrop.....
» 11/11/2013 5:37:15 PM David, the Desert Peace website seems to be all desert and no peace. It's obvious Israel i.....
» 11/11/2013 2:56:49 PM Let's not get too excited about the "super" Typhoon. Andrew Bolt has some intere.....
» 10/11/2013 9:27:30 PM It's hardly silencing criticism of Israel when it is written for a publication that has pu.....
» 10/11/2013 6:51:30 PM We have plenty of articles from people who don't share David Singer's views David G. David.....
» 10/11/2013 1:58:03 PM It's no wonder that the Jewish community is so sensitive to criticism when people like Ozz.....
» 3/11/2013 5:29:51 PM If you want to have your own idiosyncratic use of language Agronomist, you can, but it wil.....
» 2/11/2013 10:11:48 PM It's not really interesting Poirot, it's trite. Of course you're going to get more hot day.....
» 2/11/2013 10:05:35 AM Agronomist you can't get away from the clear meaning of the words in the newspaper report .....
» 1/11/2013 9:29:07 PM Agronomist I don't know what your problem is with English but to say that the fires and gl.....
» 1/11/2013 10:27:47 AM Agronomist, you have some real comprehension issues. First, the article does allege a li.....
» 31/10/2013 4:21:48 PM But it did support the claim Agronomist, and no amount of padding to show that you underst.....
» 31/10/2013 10:26:06 AM What are you trying to say Agronomist? That there is a connection but it is not causal? If.....
» 30/10/2013 2:31:01 PM Hi Agronomist, I'm not sure about your research skills either. Here is the heading from th.....
» 30/10/2013 10:53:35 AM It seems to me that the only viable option for the people who claim the fires were caused .....
» 27/10/2013 7:18:43 PM Hi, this thread looks to have got a bit out of control. Something about gay marriage appea.....
» 23/10/2013 12:53:49 PM Curmudgeon, I think the solution to your question is to look at where rental demand is hig.....
» 21/10/2013 12:39:01 PM Hi, thanks for the comments to date. I have been paying attention, I just wanted to let yo.....
» 16/10/2013 10:23:12 PM What real scientist has been "peppered with taunts" on this forum Poirot? Bob Ca.....
» 16/10/2013 1:39:30 PM I'm looking at moving On Line Opinion across to WordPress, and I wondered what features us.....
» 16/10/2013 1:11:45 PM Well OzDoc, if you were a real scientist you would have no trouble addressing the issues t.....
» 16/10/2013 10:01:10 AM That's a little better Luciferase, but not much. You can't refute data over 500m years by .....
» 16/10/2013 7:23:55 AM Luciferase, your argument fails at the first hurdle. You contention that "the long-te.....
» 15/10/2013 5:11:58 PM You're a good example of was I was talking about in my review OzDoc. Someone who refuses t.....
» 27/09/2013 3:17:47 PM With the ABC and Fairfax doing such a good job of boosting the IPCC boosters, I don't see .....
» 27/09/2013 11:12:48 AM Rhosty, Don Aitkin is a distinguished academic and former VC of Canberra Uni. He's retired.....
» 27/09/2013 12:06:23 AM But suicides did fall under Howard, Killarney. They were highest under Hawke and Keating. .....
» 25/09/2013 11:57:36 AM Are you listening to the same podcasts I am Atman? For those interested in suicide, this F.....
» 25/09/2013 10:08:10 AM Hi Killarney. Are we looking at the same graphs? The first two years of Howard's governmen.....
» 24/09/2013 5:37:54 PM I've heard this thesis before, but never bothered to check the statistics. It seems that f.....
» 14/09/2013 1:00:49 PM Hi, I've had a complaint about some of the comments on this thread and I'm going to edit a.....
» 12/09/2013 8:12:00 AM Hi Poirot. Howard didn't sell any furniture to achieve his surpluses. He did sell governme.....
» 11/09/2013 10:39:28 AM So let's get this right Alan. The economy was a basket case in 2007 because of John Howard.....
» 9/09/2013 3:48:27 PM You said first preference votes, not total Coalition first preferences. If you look at Lib.....
» 9/09/2013 12:44:38 PM Hi Cameron, Not sure where you get your figures from, but looking at election results goi.....
» 3/09/2013 2:29:37 PM From today's Australian. No need to wait for Labor's NBN as fiber to the node can do about.....
» 3/09/2013 12:12:15 PM Hi, I've been contacted by one commenter who thought this topic got through by accident. I.....
» 12/08/2013 10:11:34 AM I've done a blog post on it http://www.ambitgambit.com/2013/08/12/why-abbott-won-the-debat.....
» 8/07/2013 5:28:43 PM You're right Bennery. I shouldn't have given him a pass on Gonski. Gonski is part of the R.....
» 4/07/2013 11:56:45 AM They could be, I just don't have any data that would support that position, so my speculat.....
» 3/07/2013 8:23:05 PM Pedestrian, my panel is very committed, so they are definitely not representative of the p.....
» 28/05/2013 10:50:21 PM So what is your argument Rhosty? That Howard would have been so incompetent as to leave ta.....
» 23/05/2013 10:25:07 PM Hi Rhian, I just chose what was in front of me. And I've done this quick blog post (and.....
» 23/05/2013 9:02:44 PM Rhian, that is stunning. I think the link to the specific information is http://www.imf.or.....
» 14/05/2013 8:54:38 PM I find Marko's piece interesting, but I find this graph even more interesting http://markh.....
» 3/05/2013 5:28:18 PM Yes, $35 a week was an error, which I've corrected above. It is now $35 per day......
» 22/04/2013 10:56:32 PM There have been a few posts above suggesting that Blaise is not the editor of Conjugality......
» 13/04/2013 4:10:38 PM Every government claims to be doing well for its citizens, but how well are they doing? I.....
» 13/04/2013 1:40:39 PM Good question Rechtub, as this graph from the Catallaxy blog shows http://catallaxyfiles.c.....
» 15/03/2013 9:53:27 PM I'd beat a hasty retreat too Poirot. Who's your new colleague with the nickname Sou? He ap.....
» 15/03/2013 5:00:17 PM Just done a bit more Googling on the subject of Marcott et al. I think you need to go and .....
» 15/03/2013 4:38:15 PM I'm not sure what your point is Poirot. Medical scientists frequently disagree with each o.....
» 15/03/2013 2:06:07 PM What Mark said. Haven't had time to contribute to this debate, but the ability of the IPCC.....
» 11/03/2013 1:38:43 PM Poirot, DeSmog blog, apart from being a "blog" which isn't good enough for Bugsy.....
» 11/03/2013 12:12:52 AM It's just one graph. All the other graphs that I've seen for the period don't show anythin.....
» 10/03/2013 10:54:36 PM That's a bit naughty Poirot. Looks like cherry picking to me. One study comes out that con.....
» 23/12/2012 8:01:37 AM Happy Christmas to you too Belly. It's an interesting thread and I find myself on the side.....
» 14/12/2012 10:46:35 AM So Bugsy, are you saying that the evidence is actually that there will be less plant growt.....
» 13/12/2012 10:49:04 AM Bugsy, yours is typical behaviour in this debate I'm afraid. You pick on a reference that .....
» 12/12/2012 3:11:53 PM Try this Bugsy. http://www.co2science.org/education/reports/greening/references.php It wa.....
» 12/12/2012 12:29:15 PM It's the snark that means nothing that annoys me. Just by linking to something from Source.....
» 12/12/2012 12:06:37 PM I tell you what Poirot, you just don't get it do you? Idso does a literature review and in.....
» 12/12/2012 9:16:37 AM Hi CatMack, I have just done a quick check and for the articles listed on the most recent .....
» 18/11/2012 10:39:20 PM Interesting discussion. Surprised that so many think that tasers are an indispensable part.....
» 18/11/2012 10:08:56 PM It's pretty simple what he's saying Mac. If you're against subsidies to the rich then you .....
» 5/11/2012 3:10:40 PM Anyone else? It's been fine for me......
» 25/10/2012 3:05:35 PM We were offline between somewhere around 4:00 and 10:00 EST. It was a server problem which.....
» 25/10/2012 11:32:53 AM I've told the advertising agency that the issue doesn't seem to be fixed. Is that a fair s.....
» 24/10/2012 4:58:55 PM Well, hopefully this post does stop the thread, because they claim to have fixed the probl.....
» 24/10/2012 4:09:41 PM OK, I have logged a complaint with the advertising agency. Will see where that goes. Thank.....
» 24/10/2012 2:11:18 PM Hi. I still haven't experienced any freezing, so it is a bit frustrating trying to underst.....
» 23/10/2012 8:36:31 AM Thanks for the comments Tom, but I disagree about WordPress. I'd like to expand what is av.....
» 23/10/2012 7:01:22 AM Hi, I've been reading the comments and I have a problem. I can't replicate the issues bein.....
» 16/10/2012 9:28:22 AM Hi, a mea culpa from the editor. The article was accidentally misattributed to Kevin Andre.....
» 6/10/2012 2:57:15 PM Agronomist, I can't agree with your description as to how science works. It is contrary to.....
» 3/10/2012 9:45:08 AM Agronomist, I'm puzzled as to why you would question them selecting papers which purport t.....
» 3/10/2012 9:25:13 AM Find myself agreeing with you Tony......
» 3/10/2012 6:42:51 AM It might surprise you Bonmot, but this is not an issue about politics - just ask people li.....
» 2/10/2012 9:17:32 PM Seriously Steven, can we deal with the papers? I don't presume to know what Feynman would .....
» 2/10/2012 7:29:38 PM Hi Agronomist, I'm trying to get a handle on your criticism of this paper. Can you help m.....
» 26/09/2012 8:59:35 PM I'm not surprised the Mohamad doesn't engage on this thread. Some of you seem just as angr.....
» 25/09/2012 9:30:20 AM David F, I'm not sure what you would expect the mainstream churches to do in Australia wit.....
» 24/09/2012 8:26:03 PM Squeers, you need to apply yourself to the text and see what is written there. Paul's is n.....
» 24/09/2012 2:21:22 PM Tony, there is no point arguing with you. The point was whether Craibe was arguing that ho.....
» 23/09/2012 4:25:48 PM Dan, there is a long tradition in the Christian and Jewish faiths of regarding creation as.....
» 22/09/2012 11:07:55 AM So Tony, when your literalist version of the words is shown to lead to much the same concl.....
» 21/09/2012 11:49:33 AM So Tony Lavis, if you are not supporting the interpretation put on Paul's words by gay rig.....
» 20/09/2012 12:27:51 PM The passage doesn't say "deserves to be put to death", it says "deserves de.....
» 19/09/2012 11:23:11 PM Tony, you are obviously a more subtle reader than me. Can you point out which phrase or se.....
» 19/09/2012 12:03:48 PM Yes it is Tony. The transcript is behind a paywall so I can't access it, but I heard excer.....
» 19/09/2012 5:10:17 AM The toxic nature of this debate is well illustrated by the Craibe event where he is merely.....
» 18/09/2012 4:05:02 PM No he didn't Kipp......
» 17/09/2012 11:17:43 AM I have had to delete a number of posts on this article thread. I am getting a bit tired at.....
» 15/09/2012 10:01:45 AM I think that the research quoted is very probably highly flawed. It was produced by a lobb.....
» 14/09/2012 3:23:55 PM Intruiging. The author has frequently contributed articles here supporting gay marriage an.....
» 12/09/2012 12:03:56 PM I should note that the title of this article has been changed by me slightly. Leah didn't .....
» 5/09/2012 7:50:41 PM There is no comparison between Gaza and the Holocaust and it is offensive to suggest so. I.....
» 4/09/2012 10:25:00 AM Earlier in this thread I said that Killarney had never used the "Recommend this comme.....
» 3/09/2012 5:40:35 PM Here's some more fact checking for you James - she didn't say that Iran had called for Isr.....
» 3/09/2012 12:54:39 PM James, the last NIE is 5 years old, and didn't equivocally say what you say it did. There .....
» 2/09/2012 2:23:14 PM James, seeing you seem reluctant to do any work, the relevant paragraphs are: "It is.....
» 2/09/2012 1:35:46 PM Killarney, if you really wanted to test the system you wouldn't have announced that you ju.....
» 1/09/2012 8:19:57 PM James, I've just scanned the thread and I cannot see anyone pointing out a single fact tha.....
» 1/09/2012 5:26:19 PM Killarney, there is no evidence of you ever complaining. Can you provide some? I think the.....
» 1/09/2012 9:00:45 AM Candide, I'm as sure as I can be that Julie writes this column. There was one incident i.....
» 31/08/2012 2:45:05 PM Hi Killarney. I noted your comment "Compared to the grotesque levels of misogynist ab.....
» 30/08/2012 9:04:14 PM She writes her own stuff Candide, and I'm getting a bit tired of the abuse of Julie every .....
» 27/08/2012 3:26:22 PM Well Michael, as you appear to be being deliberately untruthful about Malcolm, and my atti.....
» 26/08/2012 8:03:57 AM Michael, if you think the things Malcolm wrote are lies then you are unsuited to being inv.....
» 25/08/2012 5:49:13 PM Michael, I'm not in the habit of calling people liars, but what you have said in your last.....
» 25/08/2012 9:06:45 AM There is indeed no point in arguing with you Michael if your only form of rebuttal is to s.....
» 24/08/2012 6:18:40 PM Michael, when the facts change I change my mind. I certainly believed that peak oil was an.....
» 23/08/2012 8:32:17 PM So the GFC was a product of peak oil, not a crisis in the banking system? I hadn't heard t.....
» 21/08/2012 7:49:49 PM That was one reason I was attracted to it Rhian. Another was that OLO was set-up as an ant.....
» 20/08/2012 2:08:31 PM Reject all you like, but your "Shepherding" claim carries the imputation that it.....
» 20/08/2012 11:02:39 AM Here is a great article by Greg Craven in The Australian asking why it appears to be OK to.....
» 15/08/2012 10:41:08 PM Um what's this post I'm supposed to be getting back to Squeers? If you can't use language .....
» 15/08/2012 8:47:07 AM Good one Squeers. You damn Geraldine for her eloquence, so what should we do to you for yo.....
» 12/08/2012 11:02:13 PM Squeers, there is no way you can support a claim such as "it's [the Roman Catholic Ch.....
» 12/08/2012 11:20:40 AM You could only argue that Christianity is about control if you knew nothing about Christia.....
» 11/08/2012 8:33:29 AM I'm reading this thread with Saturday Extra, which is anchored by Geraldine Doogue, runnin.....
» 10/08/2012 10:55:06 AM I find it interesting how the discussion of these subjects on OLO generally starts with th.....
» 9/08/2012 9:21:06 PM csteele, I'm deeply shocked. Not once during the the 11 years that John Howard was Prime M.....
» 4/08/2012 12:16:53 PM William, you should know how articles like this get published, you've had two published yo.....
» 4/08/2012 11:52:24 AM I hope some read the link, as it was suggesting that anonymity didn't necessarily change p.....
» 2/08/2012 10:56:41 PM We've had a few discussions on the forum over the years about whether anonymity leads to m.....
» 23/07/2012 7:41:11 AM Hey guys, you are way off-topic, but for what it's worth a friend of mine was a thalidomid.....
» 20/07/2012 4:23:11 PM I genuinely think you should read it. The chances are it will turn up on school reading li.....
» 14/07/2012 8:07:09 AM Now I've seen everything - OLOers defending North Korea. And I guess that is everything, b.....
» 25/06/2012 4:29:14 PM Blue Cross, it is immaterial what the plaintiff pleaded. What is material is what the cour.....
» 25/06/2012 11:13:40 AM TBC, just because you are a donor to Williams, it does not give you licence to flame one o.....
» 20/06/2012 1:31:33 PM Curmudgeon, hidden in the announcement of News Limited's restructuring is the fact that th.....
» 19/06/2012 1:22:56 PM Hi Curmudgeon, according to this Crikey story, sourced from the information memorandum for.....
» 5/06/2012 1:07:52 PM I don't see Jim's argument as a slippery slope one, and I don't understand why no-one has .....
» 4/06/2012 12:23:21 PM Just wanted to make a couple of points. Tom Harris is a skeptic, but it is interesting to .....
» 1/06/2012 6:46:08 AM I've been following this thread, and I'm a bit puzzled. If the carbon tax doesn't close do.....
» 25/05/2012 4:21:02 PM I've had a complaint about FP72E's last post and while I don't agree that it is abuse, it .....
» 25/05/2012 3:10:15 PM Hi Foyle, I was having a bit of trouble easily finding the dataset on the BOM website, but.....
» 29/04/2012 12:35:16 AM Hasbeen, has the irony that you are using a method of communicating that was developed by .....
» 28/04/2012 8:43:46 AM It was interesting that at the end of the doco the ABC showed the other night - Can I Chan.....
» 25/04/2012 11:01:19 AM I think you have your facts confused CSteele. Australia did relatively well after the GFC .....
» 24/04/2012 10:01:49 AM I've never taken much notice of a French election before, but this time I am. Nikolas Sark.....
» 20/04/2012 10:31:00 PM You're exaggerating. I drive up and down that highway once a month and there are actually .....
» 20/04/2012 11:29:32 AM Hey come on guys. If you want to engage with OUG, then engage with his arguments, don't in.....
» 16/04/2012 8:21:37 PM That's fascinating John. My dad used to cut fibro sheets with a circular saw, and I can re.....
» 10/04/2012 2:46:30 PM I'm surprised that none of you have noticed the queues outside female toilets. It's actual.....
» 9/04/2012 10:46:43 PM Jon J, atheism has killed more people in the 20th century than Christianity could even be .....
» 9/04/2012 3:11:59 PM One has only to read outbursts like yours Daffy to understand that something pretty powerf.....
» 1/04/2012 7:59:21 PM One of my points about the beach is that the surf was not particularly large or dangerous......
» 29/03/2012 9:11:59 AM The Greeks and Romans envisaged most of their gods as young fit athletes. Even Apollo, the.....
» 26/03/2012 8:23:30 PM Interesting points Bernie. How about writing us an artcle?.....
» 16/03/2012 1:35:54 PM But the thing is Chris, words do mean whatever we want them to mean - they are just cultur.....
» 16/03/2012 12:32:26 AM I'd say anyone who thought colonialism was a byproduct of Christianity has a severe bias p.....
» 14/03/2012 9:23:55 PM Squeers, it is impossible to make much sense out of your post and what exactly you mean ju.....
» 14/03/2012 3:19:23 PM Daffy is a good exemplar of the mind-set Chris talks about, although I'm not sure whether .....
» 14/03/2012 1:27:45 PM Chris, I wouldn't get side-tracked by the term "progressive". It is essentially .....
» 9/03/2012 6:23:33 PM Rainier, if he doesn't have a PhD how is it that he is a Post Doc and has a Discovery Gran.....
» 27/02/2012 8:26:42 PM Today's leadership ballot result was very strong for Julia Gillard, but where does Labor g.....
» 24/02/2012 2:22:57 PM Hi, please forgive this "ad" but as Kevin Rudd has invoked people power I though.....
» 24/02/2012 2:21:26 PM Hi, please forgive this "ad" but as Kevin Rudd has invoked people power I though.....
» 22/02/2012 11:11:30 PM I recently posed the question as to why you would want Rudd back, but now that Rudd has mo.....
» 12/02/2012 10:46:38 PM That's a pretty nasty backhander LeftHander (Mollydukes). At no time have I ever speculate.....
» 11/02/2012 8:47:19 PM I should probably point out that this thread is about the slide in Australia's ranking in .....
» 11/02/2012 6:05:10 PM Mollydukes, the Briggs article is pretty comprehensive. The psychologists work is not tran.....
» 11/02/2012 2:35:11 PM Before you go flashing that research around Mollydukes you should check out this critique .....
» 9/02/2012 10:43:19 PM Or blog comment threads! ;-).....
» 9/02/2012 12:57:34 PM Yabby, John allows that chiropractic has benefits for back problems - it's the rest of it .....
» 8/02/2012 8:09:13 PM Arjay, that is pretty much off topic. I know you have a problem with fiat money, but it's .....
» 8/02/2012 1:44:56 PM You must have read a bowdlerised version of Vanity Fair Squeers. While caricature is certa.....
» 7/02/2012 2:22:28 PM Interesting article from the Courier Mail where Madonna King gives some more reasons why y.....
» 7/02/2012 10:40:39 AM It's 200 years since Charles Dickens was born. I grew up in a house that had every copy of.....
» 6/02/2012 9:42:07 PM Csteele, if you value symbolism over substance then Rudd might have achieved something, bu.....
» 5/02/2012 10:50:10 PM Rudd is waging an undeclared war of attrition against Julia Gillard, but the real question.....
» 1/02/2012 2:17:28 PM Curmudgeon, the reason we stopped targeting money supply back in the early 80s was not bec.....
» 1/02/2012 9:37:48 AM It's an interesting point Poirot, and I think the reason there aren't more women posting h.....
» 31/01/2012 11:46:10 AM News that Sydney Uni has banned smoking on its campuses entirely has caused me to wonder w.....
» 24/01/2012 2:16:57 PM I agree Crabbsy. It is a racist comment and close to villification. I'm leaving it stand, .....
» 12/01/2012 11:31:54 PM I'm sorry that I put so much Mayan calendar in the title and the slug and that hardly anyo.....
» 3/01/2012 8:47:53 PM Hi, I've had my attention drawn to some posts. There appears to be a level of abuse creepi.....
» 31/12/2011 10:39:04 AM I read it as complete political correctness. Afterall, you'll be advised to take up medita.....
» 29/12/2011 11:33:17 PM According to this article research shows that religious faith makes people healthier and h.....
» 22/12/2011 8:44:15 PM I didn't follow-through my threat earlier on in this thread, but I now have time and I'm t.....
» 18/12/2011 11:24:34 PM It's too hard to work out who started slagging who first, but a number of you are at it. I.....
» 18/12/2011 8:40:45 PM We live in a real world McReal. I wouldn't have invaded Iraq. Far cheaper, and probably ef.....
» 18/12/2011 4:51:40 PM Thanks Bon Mot. Actually it was so much that I "allowed" the article to be publi.....
» 15/12/2011 6:26:15 AM Grim, I think you've given us an example of what I said in my second par "I've been r.....
» 14/12/2011 8:06:22 PM Brian, I think it is a lovely piece, not least because my dad had a copy of Mathematics fo.....
» 14/12/2011 1:39:07 PM Reasonable history Poirot, except when it gets to the end and says that the ice cores prov.....
» 13/12/2011 3:12:35 PM Hi Poirot, I'm well aware that CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere rose last year. Not su.....
» 12/12/2011 10:32:35 PM Shot yourself in the foot Bon Mot. No-one who has a strong case resorts to personal abuse......
» 10/12/2011 11:09:48 AM In case some of you haven't noticed OLO publishes across the board. I received a number of.....
» 10/12/2011 10:39:26 AM Yes, you're playing the man and not the ball Poirot, and it's not to your credit. I assume.....
» 6/12/2011 9:11:16 PM Jay, you give a pretty good example of racism. I have a number of Lebanese friends and the.....
» 5/12/2011 8:22:06 PM I've deleted Vanna's last comment, and could have deleted more. It is completely off-topic.....
» 4/12/2011 10:37:57 PM Dear Peter Hume, Henry is not a Keynesian, so on that basis your whole argument falls in a.....
» 1/12/2011 6:32:29 AM Wayne Swan is promising a budget surplus for the 2012/2013 financial year. I'm not sure wh.....
» 30/11/2011 6:14:57 AM csteele, I think that last post is bordering on abuse. Certainly a bit tendentious to run .....
» 29/11/2011 7:29:15 PM Robert, that comment about Anti was on the hypothesis that somehow his name became known, .....
» 28/11/2011 11:50:54 AM Hi, I've removed the comment by DavidL. Robert's basically said it all for me. If I don't .....
» 27/11/2011 10:12:21 PM Qanda you made your share trading an issue. Of course you don't want it discussed seeing y.....
» 27/11/2011 12:57:50 PM An interesting article on a study into children and male role models. The study finds that.....
» 27/11/2011 12:08:36 PM A few points to pick-up. Forrest, the reason I didn't respond is time - it's limited. We h.....
» 27/11/2011 6:22:04 AM One thing needs to be clarified here. We do not give out any personal details. As those of.....
» 26/11/2011 5:39:37 PM Qanda, when the person you are arguing with resorts to abuse you know you've won. If you k.....
» 26/11/2011 11:02:15 AM cont... In March 2010 GDY were around 60 cents. They're 20 cents now. You didn't sell on .....
» 26/11/2011 10:57:55 AM Qanda it looks like a prima facie case of sock-puppetry, I'll investigate. Just as I inve.....
» 25/11/2011 6:42:28 AM Initial media reaction to Peter Slipper's ascent to speaker was favourable, suggesting tha.....
» 24/11/2011 10:27:27 PM Hi Qanda, you're back. Completely shameless aren't you? Now you are claiming to be a gun i.....
» 21/11/2011 2:34:27 PM Q&A the hot spot refers to the fact that it is supposed to be hotter than it otherwise wou.....
» 21/11/2011 2:56:15 AM On the issue of the hot spot, just came across a reference to this paper: Fu, Q., Manabe, .....
» 19/11/2011 9:54:55 AM The hotspot is significant not because it is unique to CO2 amplification, but because it i.....
» 16/11/2011 7:41:37 PM Fiandra, that link is broken. I think your friend is making it up. It is completely improb.....
» 15/11/2011 8:07:15 PM Hi Steven, I think a logical problem with your piece is that you say that you need to be .....
» 15/11/2011 7:46:04 PM Fascinating story about the woman jailed for flying the Union Jack Fiandra. Do you have a .....
» 14/11/2011 7:32:45 AM Ken and Divine, you both seem keen to have a fight. You asked me why the author's biograph.....
» 13/11/2011 5:33:14 PM Hi Divine, Link works for me, but it was your post on Thursday 10th at 1:00:07 PM and it .....
» 13/11/2011 3:08:48 PM It's got nothing to do with respect Ken, apart from respecting the wishes of an author. If.....
» 13/11/2011 12:37:42 PM Ken_H, there is nothing to explain really. She asked for her biography to be changed so I .....
» 12/11/2011 10:44:54 AM You're right OUG, the bloggers in the forum also contribute significantly, and apologies i.....
» 11/11/2011 11:01:22 AM Today On Line Opinion published our 4001st author. It's the beginning of a new millenium! .....
» 3/11/2011 2:43:32 PM Sorry Forrest. We email out to authors when the articles go up. This one was misattributed.....
» 2/11/2011 9:27:40 PM Marc Who? Bugsy. Never heard of him. You need to do better than that. Trashcan Man, this .....
» 2/11/2011 12:49:59 PM Belly, my interest in this issue resurfaced around 11 years ago when Rachendra Pachaudri a.....
» 1/11/2011 11:00:10 PM I've just checked into this thread and find it a bit disappointing, although I shouldn't b.....
» 27/10/2011 2:51:56 PM A bit over a week ago I let AJ Phillips get away with an accusation that I was ducking and.....
» 24/10/2011 2:22:51 PM The thread above will probably not make quite as much sense as it did as I have deleted a .....
» 21/10/2011 1:02:01 PM I've never heard of the "Gish Gallop" before, but would agree that many on this .....
» 21/10/2011 12:00:02 PM THanks OzBib. I got some emails on it and have fixed the problem. It was to do with the fo.....
» 21/10/2011 12:08:29 AM AJ Phillips, I have no idea what you are talking about, nor I suspect do you. Instead of l.....
» 20/10/2011 10:16:42 AM AJ, checked your YouTube link and I think it is your guy who is running the deception, not.....
» 20/10/2011 7:55:23 AM With all due respect SM, that is not "snake oil" but one of the fundamental myst.....
» 20/10/2011 4:12:54 AM I did see your post McReal, but it's a non-point. If that is what Craig does, then Dawkins.....
» 19/10/2011 3:24:36 PM Well, if you're all so sure Craig is so wrong, then it should be even more reason for Hitc.....
» 18/10/2011 11:43:27 AM I've just analysed the results from our poll on the two program. You can see the results a.....
» 18/10/2011 11:41:37 AM I'm warming to my idea of doing a poll on ABC RN programs. I checked the results on our So.....
» 18/10/2011 10:37:47 AM Maybe we can use our What the people want polls to give the ABC some feedback on their pro.....
» 14/10/2011 12:21:45 PM I'm not a grammar Nazi. I may well have used the word "gotten" myself. We all qu.....
» 11/10/2011 3:18:09 PM The productivity line was in the byline which was written by the editor not the author. An.....
» 10/10/2011 9:13:37 PM Bugsy, you're always criticising papers because they're not peer reviewed. Now you get a p.....
» 10/10/2011 8:26:09 PM It is not a flame to point out when someone is acting in a way that is bound to lead to ag.....
» 10/10/2011 9:16:15 AM Well you couldn't have been paying much attention to your Google search LB as it prompts y.....
» 5/10/2011 10:22:21 AM Sorry :( I should have also said, thanks for defending me. I appreciate it. :).....
» 5/10/2011 10:21:25 AM Hey, can we get the discussion back on track? It's par for the course that Ammonite is goi.....
» 4/10/2011 10:55:27 PM Lexi, you don't want to argue because you are wrong. The SMH story is clearly different, a.....
» 4/10/2011 6:15:31 PM Lexi, unless Behrendt got her story wrong when she was talking to the SMH, she was not rai.....
» 3/10/2011 3:21:35 PM Hi Amanda, I don't think you understand the potential for people to make mischief. We als.....
» 3/10/2011 12:15:26 PM Hi Amanda, No, I wouldn't have published Bolt's articles. The major reason would have bee.....
» 2/10/2011 10:50:18 PM Trashcan you might just pardon me for being a tad irritated. Do you bother reading anythin.....
» 2/10/2011 9:25:53 PM Jay, I'm afraid it is not good enough to tell me to go off and do your research for you. E.....
» 2/10/2011 2:15:29 PM Hi Colinsett, I thought we had sort of settled questions of CO2 fertilisation. If you doub.....
» 2/10/2011 11:20:11 AM OK Now we are straying into the area that gives OLO potential problems under the ruling. N.....
» 1/10/2011 4:35:02 PM There are a few facts being missed here. One is that Bolt was not found guilty of "ra.....
» 30/09/2011 1:58:15 PM Ammonite, it is more than a storm in a tea cup. It is actually a huge own goal by the left.....
» 30/09/2011 1:48:53 PM Lexi, some of the things that Bolt was "pinged" for were exactly what you have d.....
» 29/09/2011 10:01:53 PM Put your glasses on Trashcan - not my words but Margaret Simons. I was correcting the fals.....
» 29/09/2011 7:32:24 PM Lexi, you can't accuse Bolt of being selective in his facts and do the same thing yourself.....
» 29/09/2011 10:44:30 AM If you look at the terms of use of the site you all indemnify us against any legal issues .....
» 29/09/2011 10:19:19 AM If these complainants had a legitimate complaint it should have been brought under the def.....
» 28/09/2011 3:08:58 PM Andrew Bolt has been found in breach of the Racial Discrimination Act. You can read the ju.....
» 22/09/2011 10:32:39 AM Thanks Bugsy. Anne read your comment and I've adjusted the spelling. Graham.....
» 13/09/2011 7:51:06 PM I don't think it would be easy being the PM's spouse, having publicly said you'd like to m.....
» 13/09/2011 5:08:51 PM Did any of you watch the first episode? Tim ends up being the one who stands up to the ind.....
» 13/09/2011 9:48:23 AM I thought it was a very sympathetic portrayal of a woman who, according to public opinion .....
» 7/09/2011 9:48:41 AM It's not hairsplitting, it is the definition of sexism, or any other discrimination. You d.....
» 7/09/2011 8:18:43 AM Yes, the reason it is not "colourist" whatever that might be, to choose an absor.....
» 6/09/2011 9:02:03 PM Imajulianutter I have never done a survey on the ABC and bias so I am not sure what you ar.....
» 6/09/2011 8:50:13 PM Antiseptic, it is sexist to decide that on the balance of probabilities, and without weigh.....
» 6/09/2011 11:23:26 AM Antiseptic, I was only commenting on the figures that were presented at the time. I don't .....
» 5/09/2011 8:47:34 PM If there is roughly a 10 percent difference between what is normal and what occurs in Chin.....
» 5/09/2011 5:27:38 PM I'm with Anna52. My finger has hovered over a few posts, but I think the problem is the cu.....
» 31/08/2011 10:20:49 AM Ammonite, you're always quick with the insinuation. There are plenty of left of centre pos.....
» 30/08/2011 12:30:51 PM Ammonite, the Liberal Party certainly has a vetting process in place. I was party to vetti.....
» 24/08/2011 9:03:19 PM Thanks Ammonite. It's a rare moment when we agree, but I think the Artesian Basin is essen.....
» 23/08/2011 6:19:43 PM Thanks Poirot, very informative link. Would be interesting to know what they might find ov.....
» 22/08/2011 6:54:12 PM Poirot, interesting link, but this one has some more meat http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PN.....
» 16/08/2011 10:03:32 PM No Eclipsed, you don't get away with your snide denigration of others. Tell me what the sa.....
» 15/08/2011 4:04:13 PM I guess it was too much to hope that you'd actually stick with your admission Eclipsed. I .....
» 14/08/2011 12:23:57 PM So Eclipsed, so we now have an admission from you that it hasn't got any warmer over the l.....
» 13/08/2011 2:47:49 PM Look Eclipse, it is a matter of reading the figures, not of what other people say. I insta.....
» 13/08/2011 10:45:14 AM Eclipsed, you're back doing what you were doing before. If you look at all of the terres.....
» 13/08/2011 8:00:18 AM I'd have to say that I find some of the things being spouted by the self-identified racist.....
» 13/08/2011 7:47:12 AM I'm with Belly - there is too much angry language being used on this thread. At the moment.....
» 11/08/2011 11:42:41 AM The question that is most in my mind when reading about the UK riots is how well the expla.....
» 11/08/2011 11:31:07 AM That's way too simplistic kman. Read this article about a muslim father who lost his son w.....
» 7/08/2011 7:59:03 PM Lexi, as you might have suspected he hasn't posted for a while as I have suspended him for.....
» 7/08/2011 7:26:07 PM Ummm Wallami, if all you're saying is that newspapers tend to follow their own interests, .....
» 7/08/2011 1:52:57 PM Wallumi, your premise falls at the first hurdle. None of the things you evidenced have any.....
» 7/08/2011 11:50:57 AM Wallumi, none of what you have given is evidence of ideological bias. If the newspaper is .....
» 6/08/2011 9:48:47 PM Of course I'm serious. Give me evidence of how the Courier Mail, which I know best, is ide.....
» 6/08/2011 2:29:03 PM I can only read what you have written Molly. For example "Thus your criticism of the .....
» 5/08/2011 6:04:08 PM Maybe the fitting wasn't at fault Banjo? I think worker's comp is payable when you are inj.....
» 5/08/2011 5:51:41 PM Eclipsed, I'm posting this separately because you ignored me above, but I am curious to kn.....
» 5/08/2011 5:50:24 PM Nope, I'm not being sneaky. I have never said that global warming has stopped. All I've sa.....
» 5/08/2011 11:26:59 AM Hi Eclipsed, you can do trends on climate over whatever period you want, climate doesn't c.....
» 5/08/2011 10:49:13 AM Sorry Molly, but if we followed your rules then no-one would be allowed to criticise anyon.....
» 5/08/2011 10:35:57 AM Eclipsed, you raised the issue of money, and when your thesis that there is huge funding o.....
» 4/08/2011 9:25:54 PM Lexi, you completely ignored the science. Perhaps it is not your bag. If so, say so. Here .....
» 4/08/2011 8:56:38 PM I'm a bit slow, I just worked out how to give direct references to the graphs I was referr.....
» 4/08/2011 8:15:25 PM Eclipse Now, I think you're a long format troll. You said earlier that this issue was abou.....
» 4/08/2011 8:03:01 PM Mollydukes, I've never claimed that anyone is unbiased. That is why I run a journal which .....
» 4/08/2011 3:38:06 PM Hi Lexi, I don't owe you an apology - you owe it to Salby and the Hendersons. It is not a .....
» 4/08/2011 9:29:38 AM RawMustard, just wanted to say thanks for that link to the podcast by Murry Salby. Someone.....
» 1/08/2011 4:00:34 PM I've just had my attention drawn to this thread. It appears that my earlier intervention h.....
» 27/07/2011 11:09:03 PM So Ho Hum and Morgonzola obviously think they are morally superior to Mr Rowswell? Ho Hu.....
» 26/07/2011 1:34:02 PM I did JonJ. But it is the same thing. I find it hard to justify a set of beliefs on the ba.....
» 26/07/2011 7:16:36 AM Not only do you admit that atheism can be a religion JonJ, but it appears you believe in a.....
» 23/07/2011 9:11:19 AM Hi, I part completed the survey and it is incompetently designed so I abandoned it somewh.....
» 20/07/2011 8:15:03 PM rstuart, that is actually a less accurate summary of the Wikipedia entry. The entry lays a.....
» 19/07/2011 8:35:17 PM Thanks Atman. I've taken that part of his biog down. He must have been hacked......
» 19/07/2011 7:59:48 AM Grim, he has the sun as being the source of warming and then has a heater inside as well. .....
» 18/07/2011 10:02:57 PM rstuart, if you can't explain the arguments of the YouTube video to me, then you shouldn't.....
» 17/07/2011 11:56:11 AM Trashcanman, the graph was linked to the original source, but thanks for the apology. Howe.....
» 16/07/2011 5:23:36 PM Hi rstuart and Peter Mac , I think you might find the graph in this blog post useful in d.....
» 15/07/2011 1:07:08 PM I'm not a fan of Bon Mot's method, but decided it was relatively benign in one dose. If it.....
» 15/07/2011 12:51:32 PM JSB, I would reject any criticism of this article as crazy or unworthy of On Line Opinion......
» 10/07/2011 9:47:55 PM I thought I hadn't heard straight at first. Was it true that the government is applying a .....
» 2/07/2011 9:13:17 AM I've just been reading this thread, and the first few posts on it, particularly those by V.....
» 30/06/2011 9:27:36 PM JOM, I wasted time listening to your podcast http://www.thebyteshow.com/Audio/OlafHage/Ola.....
» 23/05/2011 2:45:19 PM I'm not suggesting anything, just correcting your post. It might not make a lot of sense w.....
» 23/05/2011 2:20:41 PM Ammonite they're looking at size of the various brains versus healthy brains, not size per.....
» 22/05/2011 5:30:09 PM One thing that fascinates me about this sort of research is why do it in the first place, .....
» 20/05/2011 10:02:05 AM This interesting article http://www.cathnews.com/article.aspx?aeid=26508 discusses the pos.....
» 9/05/2011 7:51:49 PM On Line Opinion has been a trail blazer on a number of issues over the years. We were the .....
» 5/05/2011 6:23:39 AM I have just been reading this thread and it is one of the nastiest and most abusive that I.....
» 12/04/2011 10:24:40 PM Hi Ben, Like any good host I was trying to move the conversation along. Seems Helen is a .....
» 12/04/2011 10:40:50 AM Caldicott claims that the death toll is 980,000, and anything less than that is unscientif.....
» 3/04/2011 11:27:39 AM But if it is bandwidth related, how is that other sites aren't affected?.....
» 1/04/2011 4:31:50 PM One of our regular users has emailed me a few times now to say that he is having trouble a.....
» 31/03/2011 12:37:21 PM Leo it is nonsense to say that there is no science to support the proposition that man is .....
» 30/03/2011 2:26:30 PM I've just read Malcolm Roberts' piece. Not helpful, although some of his points are correc.....
» 30/03/2011 8:26:39 AM JM, I am still struggling. The Dutch East India Company was not a supplier of infrastructu.....
» 29/03/2011 2:54:31 PM JM, I have only the faintest idea what you are talking about. The Dutch East India Company.....
» 29/03/2011 1:19:36 PM JM, you can't complain about other people's aggression if you are going to be aggressive y.....
» 28/03/2011 4:28:26 PM JM, if you want an example of what you call "shelf crowding" read the comment th.....
» 21/03/2011 4:42:12 PM Yes, you are quite right Pericles. There are a number of instances of multiple voting in e.....
» 18/03/2011 10:41:17 PM It's a coding issue Forrest. When I see the article in preview it doesn't show up, but whe.....
» 17/03/2011 10:26:42 PM Pericles I am responsible for the word "horrid", from the little girl who was ve.....
» 17/03/2011 8:46:13 PM I'm with Saul. Back in the early 80s when we were both active in Young Libs (Saul was fede.....
» 14/03/2011 8:56:11 PM Wobbles, you've wasted around 10 minutes of my time. Plants use C12 and C13, but prefer C1.....
» 14/03/2011 10:22:57 AM Jedi Master, because speculation does not accord with your own, it does not make it ".....
» 9/03/2011 9:46:02 AM Something else on point which I have just come across is this email. Note the novel peer r.....
» 9/03/2011 9:44:19 AM I think the second analogy is dodgy, and as I get an oblique mention in the article, I'm h.....
» 6/03/2011 4:53:18 PM Hi Forrest. I've been a bit delinquent with information. I'll start another thread soon. .....
» 3/03/2011 8:40:45 PM Hi Otokonoko, surprised no-one else pointed this out. I managed to leave a <div> tag.....
» 24/02/2011 8:22:40 PM One of the things that no-one seems to have touched on is that because the ABC is publicly.....
» 23/02/2011 7:39:34 PM Michael, What other site would let you post your false accusations after you tried to des.....
» 23/02/2011 5:34:10 PM Hasbeen, I'd like to see the US Navy information as a thread on the forum. I was unaware o.....
» 21/02/2011 1:05:54 PM Hi Lexi, I agree that Christians ought to be held to a higher standard - they set themsel.....
» 20/02/2011 6:45:22 PM The nastiness was pretty widely spread Lexi. It seems that those promoting religion and th.....
» 20/02/2011 7:42:25 AM I have deleted some comments above. I wanted to delete more, but that would essentially ha.....
» 16/02/2011 2:16:55 PM It's what Abbott said 579. http://www.news.com.au/national/pm-proposes-50-50-hospital-deal.....
» 16/02/2011 1:49:12 PM Exactly Forrest. Michael Barnett would have flown under the radar if I hadn't seen on this.....
» 15/02/2011 1:18:13 PM Michael, I am not going to reveal which advertiser sent me the email so you can then try .....
» 15/02/2011 1:00:35 PM Greg then used the red cross to complain, as did a Michael Barnett. Of course neither of t.....
» 15/02/2011 12:38:33 PM I don't think anyone should get too carried away with the idea that Greg and Mike caused t.....
» 12/02/2011 8:26:31 PM You should put the whole context in Pynchme, not just the bits that suit you. You, Severin.....
» 12/02/2011 4:04:53 PM Paul, I actually deleted Hell Fire Harry's comment. We operate on complaint moderation. I .....
» 12/02/2011 1:00:32 PM J Parker, no-one who comments on this blog is treated with discourtesy when their comments.....
» 12/02/2011 8:25:23 AM Hi J Parker, would you like to tell me what you mean by your last paragraph, particularly .....
» 11/02/2011 10:46:36 AM Hi BR, if you think it offends legislation why hasn't someone drawn my attention to it? Wo.....
» 11/02/2011 10:16:32 AM Briar Rose, I'm not sure why you are so sure that the anti-discrimination board would have.....
» 11/02/2011 10:13:24 AM Shintaro, I sent you an email asking you to contact me about that post. Can you send me a .....
» 9/02/2011 5:22:06 PM Hi Beef, I think it depends how the ad hom is applied. From a rhetorical point of view it .....
» 8/02/2011 2:28:08 PM Because I've banked with the ANZ for 46 years. So many things to do that organising anothe.....
» 8/02/2011 9:40:49 AM I've done some research on Pynchme's complaints. In reading her comments you should bear i.....
» 7/02/2011 10:38:30 PM Pynchme, you're running pretty close to the line there. It is impossible for me to defend .....
» 7/02/2011 1:24:21 PM Jeremy, I reject plenty of pieces. Our criteria depend on who you are and the quality of t.....
» 2/02/2011 10:34:56 AM Pletho's post wasn't deleted by "someone" it was deleted by me. He knew that bec.....
» 25/01/2011 6:15:16 AM The federal government proposes a levy to finance the rebuilding of flood affected areas a.....
» 24/01/2011 3:40:12 PM I've deleted a number of posts above. It is not valid to criticise this, or any other auth.....
» 14/01/2011 11:44:46 AM I thought some of you might be interested to read this story from The Times Higher Ed http.....
» 13/01/2011 9:48:06 AM Fixed James. Thanks......
» 11/01/2011 5:37:58 PM We all theoretically agree that science ought to be based on evidence, and that a scientif.....
» 10/01/2011 7:39:43 AM Came across this in my morning reading. Would anyone trust a doctor with this sort of trac.....
» 31/12/2010 12:59:47 PM I have suspended a couple of posters for diverting the thread to Christianity and flaming .....
» 31/12/2010 9:38:26 AM Michael, you might also be interested in this from my morning reading. "Classical pee.....
» 31/12/2010 8:18:16 AM [Deleted. Wrong thread.].....
» 31/12/2010 6:58:44 AM Michael, taking your points. 1. It is the fault of peer review because its closed architec.....
» 23/12/2010 8:50:24 PM And I tried to tell PatTheBogan that I had deleted his post but his email address on the s.....
» 23/12/2010 8:47:57 PM I thought this was a thread about over-charging when I approved it, not whether drawing at.....
» 22/12/2010 9:46:23 PM I should have noted Michael is that another problem with peer review is that people use it.....
» 22/12/2010 7:18:48 PM Thanks Bonmot. I'll have a look at it when I have some time. Michael I have no idea why .....
» 22/12/2010 3:40:09 PM Yes, you'd have to say that the actual charts don't bear out the media release from the Cl.....
» 22/12/2010 8:28:41 AM Wasn't aware of that. Haven't seen it anywhere else, but it does look pretty damning. No w.....
» 21/12/2010 9:13:54 PM Have you got a link for that Jon J? I hadn't heard that they have officially said it is bi.....
» 17/12/2010 9:59:55 PM It's amazing how little attention some of you pay to the article. If you have looked at it.....
» 17/12/2010 3:06:52 PM This post has gone completely off-topic. If it doesn't get back on topic I will delete pos.....
» 17/12/2010 12:07:09 PM Maybe it's just me, but it seems that the flood of snail mail Christmas cards this year is.....
» 13/12/2010 2:05:39 PM I was hoping that there might be some serious discussion about the causes of bullying and .....
» 10/12/2010 4:42:39 PM I've had this sub-thread brought to my attention. It's not helping any of you to prove you.....
» 9/12/2010 1:36:50 PM A couple of you are going very close to having posts deleted and profiles suspended. Here.....
» 4/12/2010 5:05:33 PM AGIR, you are going to have to point me to the specific sentence of paragraph where Dodson.....
» 4/12/2010 8:37:47 AM Ummm AGIR, I'm not sure what Dodson's retreat from the priesthood is supposed to prove, or.....
» 1/12/2010 11:06:56 PM Ludwig, politics is always a question of alternatives, but that doesn't mean that people a.....
» 1/12/2010 10:21:02 AM Ludwig, Federal Labor won in 2007 because people wanted it to win. The only other change o.....
» 29/11/2010 8:11:33 PM Hi, TPP copped a suspension until this weekend. She's not coming back, but nothing to do .....
» 28/11/2010 11:40:18 AM Another note. I've just deleted the profile of someone called "Huggins". Apparen.....
» 28/11/2010 11:10:48 AM I agree OUG. I think this thread has run its course. Maybe Forrest and Squeers could open .....
» 26/11/2010 4:52:46 PM The two posts that I just deleted above appear to have been both posted by TPP. The first .....
» 24/11/2010 5:21:04 AM Hi, just thought I would drop a couple of tidbits of information into this thread that mig.....
» 20/11/2010 2:30:21 PM Hi all, Comment gone and Deep-Blue suspended. Yes, it's a Saturday and I wasn't near a co.....
» 18/11/2010 7:44:22 AM Jinny, I'm not sure why you are asking some of these questions. You know you were only sus.....
» 16/11/2010 12:29:07 AM Apparently CJ has locked his Cyberia blog down now, but it was not a private blog. His las.....
» 15/11/2010 9:54:42 PM You'll also get an idea of how mature Cyberia is if you want to check out the photo of me .....
» 15/11/2010 9:51:10 PM Now something more serious. You may want to check out http://morganalysis.blogspot.com/. T.....
» 15/11/2010 9:31:36 PM I haven't participated in this thread yet. I wanted to hear what you thought before puttin.....
» 14/11/2010 8:59:03 PM This is a thread about spirits of the netherworld. Nothing to do with Jinny who pushed her.....
» 14/11/2010 4:14:14 PM I've just removed a couple of posts above. In case anyone is wondering why you shouldn't b.....
» 12/11/2010 11:53:52 AM Sorry Pelican, injudicious use of words by me. I wasn't meaning that you were spreading di.....
» 12/11/2010 10:58:18 AM Lots of speculation on this thread, and I note some disapproval of my role in keeping orde.....
» 7/11/2010 10:45:29 PM TS Eliot would have been proud Jed. "The hand that having rubbed, moves on". I'm.....
» 5/11/2010 8:09:40 PM Bonmot, there is not much point posting links if they have little to do with your argument.....
» 5/11/2010 9:00:55 AM I think throwing off at an author because he has a PhD is pretty close to flaming. I can't.....
» 4/11/2010 8:03:44 AM You did. Sorry about that......
» 3/11/2010 8:36:20 PM Rusty and Runner anymore carry-on about what Christians do or do not allegedly believe wil.....
» 3/11/2010 10:01:23 AM Hasbeen, the article isn't abusive and the writer states her point of view calmly and rati.....
» 3/11/2010 6:49:05 AM I've just deleted a comment on this thread, and I've been tempted to delete more. The stan.....
» 2/11/2010 1:11:14 PM I believein Peak Oil, but suspect that the Doomsday is some way off. In Brisbane there is .....
» 2/11/2010 7:01:52 AM Oh, and I forgot Bonmot. You're the only one who thinks that regional forecasts are any go.....
» 2/11/2010 6:56:29 AM Bonmot, you're trying to fit me up. I didn't say that CO2 was saturated, just that most of.....
» 31/10/2010 5:51:36 PM James, I suspect most people who get involved in this debate don't understand that the rel.....
» 31/10/2010 2:58:59 PM Probably not the most famous Steven. He seems to have found something that might negate al.....
» 31/10/2010 2:46:15 PM Hi, I've been meaning to get back into this thread, but I've been ill over the last two we.....
» 31/10/2010 12:44:28 PM Bonmot, I think the temperature increase is likely to be less than 3%. Most of the warming.....
» 30/10/2010 4:26:54 PM Link isn't complete Agnostic, but while you're looking for appropriate time scales worth r.....
» 30/10/2010 10:27:37 AM Interesting graphs JonJ, but eyeballing the data I suspect the trend has been flat over th.....
» 29/10/2010 11:13:20 AM James, good to see an author engaging on the discussion thread. You'll find that the artic.....
» 28/10/2010 3:47:27 PM There is also a price on water for rice. And rice growers get the lowest security water, s.....
» 23/10/2010 8:07:57 AM If Joe had been talking about introducing some more competition into banking, then he migh.....
» 22/10/2010 10:36:33 AM Not sure what your point is Blue Cross. Of course there is a Liberal grass roots. That's w.....
» 22/10/2010 7:41:27 AM Samsung Abbott studied economics at university. It's true he's perceived to have a weaknes.....
» 21/10/2010 7:59:11 PM I don't think there is anyway Malcolm is a Labor man. You're just perpatuating a caricatur.....
» 21/10/2010 5:43:37 PM The ABC reports it a bit differently http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/10/21/3044519.....
» 21/10/2010 3:35:16 PM I have been waiting for the explosion all day, and the longer it takes, the more ominous i.....
» 19/10/2010 8:55:30 PM Does it help to know that I agree with you too Bugsy! ;-) That'd be a first......
» 18/10/2010 2:50:11 PM Hi, just a point of information. TBoy does indeed appear to be a sock puppet of "Jock.....
» 11/10/2010 8:10:46 PM Dear friends, Thanks for those comments. I am taking them all in, but as I'm in Singapore.....
» 6/10/2010 6:38:57 PM Of course we weren't paid. What a ridiculous thing to say. They gave us some free tickets .....
» 23/09/2010 11:27:51 AM Hi Lalaamy, thanks for posting. Hope it is the first of many. Thought I would throw into t.....
» 22/09/2010 8:15:36 AM It's pretty close to a dead heat, but yes, Labor won. I don't have a problem with that. Bu.....
» 21/09/2010 10:52:45 PM Jockey, it ill-behoves anyone to accuse someone else of being untruthful when you can't ad.....
» 18/09/2010 6:18:02 PM Jockey, you are factually incorrect. The LNP is a division of the Federal Liberal Party. D.....
» 18/09/2010 9:36:08 AM Jockey, the correct first preference votes are Liberals 39.58% and Labor 37.99%. The LNP i.....
» 7/09/2010 10:36:43 AM This comment was posted on my Facebook page in relation to this article, and I thought it .....
» 31/08/2010 11:42:36 AM Hi Baygon, you have to use the definition of protest vote as I have used it. Otherwise the.....
» 30/08/2010 5:49:02 PM Hi Tom, I didn't look at Denison in the article, but given the small swing to the Greens .....
» 24/08/2010 10:32:14 PM Never met Roy, but seen him on TV. I think he is a rare political talent. Voters are not s.....
» 17/08/2010 1:32:58 PM I hear a lot of people saying like Mikk does that the higher speeds will create new indust.....
» 15/08/2010 7:40:05 AM Belly, I wouldn't dispute that the forum threads that have been created lately are mostly .....
» 14/08/2010 9:54:34 PM I've just looked at this thread and I think a couple of you are being a bit hard on SM. Th.....
» 12/08/2010 9:02:54 PM As long as it needs to be......
» 12/08/2010 7:26:18 PM CJ has been suspended for abuse, and if some of you want to get suspended for trying to ar.....
» 9/08/2010 9:22:32 PM It's a democracy Nairbe, and people can therefore criticise the High Court or any other co.....
» 9/08/2010 8:48:15 PM Hi, I agree that longer threads tend to be less abusive, but I don't like our chances of b.....
» 9/08/2010 8:04:18 PM I have just deleted comments for abuse in an earlier post in this thread. This is a genera.....
» 8/08/2010 6:03:14 PM Squeers, of course I accept that man's emissions of CO2 have a warming effect on the plane.....
» 8/08/2010 11:23:17 AM Can you give us a link to the Liberal policy ChrisPer? This thread and your site are the o.....
» 8/08/2010 7:50:43 AM I think Runner has definitely run up a dry gully here. We know that climate change is high.....
» 7/08/2010 3:08:27 PM Hi Belly, I told him it was spam but that I would let it through. I thought that some of o.....
» 7/08/2010 8:48:57 AM Hi, yes I was remiss in not posting a new message. The previously promised maintenance did.....
» 6/08/2010 11:42:25 PM It looks like I'm going to continue to be the sole moderator of OLO. I was looking for som.....
» 5/08/2010 8:05:26 AM For quite some time I've been wondering whether a moderation panel might be a better alter.....
» 3/08/2010 7:21:35 AM Did anyone else see Craig Emerson on Q&A last night? The affair seems to be a bigger probl.....
» 2/08/2010 7:45:39 PM No problems Examinator, but please send me the email(s). I want to see what I said......
» 2/08/2010 5:16:29 PM Examinator, you might send me the email where you claim I asked you to change a heading be.....
» 2/08/2010 11:26:39 AM Not what I said at all Severin. I never said that she slept her way to the top and I don't.....
» 2/08/2010 10:10:03 AM Severin, you're right I wouldn't have approved a thread that claimed that Abbott had slept.....
» 2/08/2010 7:48:05 AM Severin, Celivia and Suze, you demonstrate one of the reasons this thread is legitimate. W.....
» 31/07/2010 8:07:46 PM Runner, King David didn't lose his Kingship because of Absolom, and I've never heard your .....
» 31/07/2010 4:03:05 PM JM, I can't speak for Peter, but speaking for myself, the AGW hysterics generally fail to .....
» 31/07/2010 3:29:25 PM Just checked the story Runner. The child of David and Bathsheba conceived while she was ma.....
» 31/07/2010 1:57:17 PM Well Bob Hawke was one of the best Prime Ministers we have ever had, and he's a vain self-.....
» 30/07/2010 3:21:07 PM Sorry, meant to post this earlier today. OLO will be down for a couple of hours this after.....
» 29/07/2010 11:47:09 PM Jedimaster, OLO is not a "commercial enterprise", it is a not-for-profit and is .....
» 29/07/2010 11:32:52 PM I note some comments above asking why I allowed this post. Well, there are a number of rea.....
» 29/07/2010 9:44:57 AM So which is the other thread Loxton? I'm not quite sure how you can justify complaining in.....
» 28/07/2010 4:44:24 AM JM, a button which allows you to draw the attention of a moderator to a comment is indeed .....
» 27/07/2010 10:19:32 PM Ummmm, there is a report abuse button on OLO. It's the red cross to your left. I wasn't u.....
» 27/07/2010 9:27:15 PM Loxton I think you will find OLO is pretty even-handed. Well, actually I'm going to have t.....
» 27/07/2010 1:23:25 PM We don't have discussions about particular moderation decisions on the site. All that does.....
» 27/07/2010 12:53:56 PM Leigh has not posted on this thread and I have deleted the abusive first post from jjplug .....
» 22/07/2010 9:32:16 AM I think we'll leave the name calling at one all now, thanks guys. I did hesitate over the .....
» 20/07/2010 7:19:11 PM It was I who said it Forrest. But Robert is right. Could be defamation if people were able.....
» 20/07/2010 10:25:47 AM Geez Squeers, it would be nice to think that I commanded some respect, but you haven't bee.....
» 20/07/2010 9:16:21 AM Qanda has not been "silenced". He has gone away. There was no pressure on him to.....
» 19/07/2010 9:29:27 PM Um, what attacks were those Squeers? Link would be good. I generally cross swords with Qan.....
» 19/07/2010 6:53:47 PM Anyone who takes Qanda's comment at face value ought to have a read of this interview wher.....
» 19/07/2010 5:42:47 PM I have deleted a number of comments above and suspended some of those involved in the braw.....
» 17/07/2010 9:39:30 AM Hi Forrest. Good to see someone actually reading the article. For most people the importan.....
» 16/07/2010 3:48:37 PM Well, if anyone was in any doubt you can now see how dishonest Severin and Ginx are, and h.....
» 15/07/2010 11:53:21 PM Ginx and Severin are putting in a pretty good effort in cyber bullying. Ginx more than Sev.....
» 15/07/2010 1:18:38 PM Hi, I think the speed thing has been fixed. A server reboot seems to have got everything i.....
» 14/07/2010 2:39:53 PM Severin, you really need to read what is written properly before shooting your mouth off. .....
» 13/07/2010 8:58:31 PM So Ginx, now I'm not allowed to defend myself and I'm not allowed to have views, even thou.....
» 13/07/2010 10:26:31 AM Severin, the stats don't lie. Yes, the Liberal respondents often used the word "immig.....
» 12/07/2010 10:53:23 PM DreamOn, I'd love to renovate the place, but how much money do you think we could all rais.....
» 11/07/2010 12:42:57 PM Hi, yes I've noticed it is running slowly. I've got a call in to one of our tech guys, but.....
» 10/07/2010 8:54:22 PM So it is email alerts from discussion threads that are the problem. I thought you were tal.....
» 10/07/2010 8:18:51 PM I've had a couple of complaints that readers haven't been receiving their email newsletter.....
» 7/07/2010 10:41:27 PM The OLO approach isn't to say that your views won't be tackled robustly by your opponents,.....
» 6/07/2010 9:37:01 AM Julia Gillard has said some things about political debate that I think are worth highlight.....
» 28/06/2010 8:52:58 PM I just wanted to say something about immigration. We did another poll for the LGAQ on popu.....
» 15/06/2010 8:17:01 PM Hi Spindoc, I was a bit surprised there hasn't been more discussion, but took it as a sign.....
» 10/06/2010 10:22:19 PM Just came across this fascinating paper http://www.probeinternational.org/UPennCross.pdf. .....
» 3/06/2010 11:46:14 AM You're right, but he's consistent between the articles. If this is the first time in this .....
» 3/06/2010 11:21:39 AM I'm just wondering what percentage of you have actually read Akermanis's column. Couldn't .....
» 30/05/2010 11:05:21 PM CJ, I just went and read the article, and it appears to say what Antiseptic says it does. .....
» 30/05/2010 12:57:09 PM Antiseptic, I'm sympathetic to Akermanis's position, but using your own logic, surely it i.....
» 28/05/2010 9:27:59 AM I edited two posts above - one from Pericles and the other from CJ Morgan - because they a.....
» 24/05/2010 9:43:03 AM AiR, there is absolutely no similarity between houndings of gay men and Gajdusek, apart fr.....
» 18/05/2010 10:40:44 AM Someone asked me for my view of the next election. If I had to put money on it I would bac.....
» 13/05/2010 11:49:24 PM You're right Houllebecque. You've never been suspended. You must have run close if I thoug.....
» 12/05/2010 10:19:35 PM I'm fascinated by the argument that to be richer we need to have a larger population. We'r.....
» 12/05/2010 9:55:39 PM Hi Houllebecq, I know you know about pushing the boundaries, and also the pain of being &q.....
» 11/05/2010 3:39:58 PM Hi Pelican, Forkes (definitely) and Yuyutsu (probably) both seemed to have problems with a.....
» 11/05/2010 11:29:43 AM I think it is all appalling stuff and from many on both sides. I was reading the thread an.....
» 11/05/2010 10:53:46 AM I'm just reading this thread and I'm shocked by the unfriendly tone of many of our regular.....
» 3/05/2010 5:03:00 PM qanda, your citing of that paper was supposed to answer my point that "There are very.....
» 3/05/2010 12:57:03 PM Bugsy I accepted the consensus between qanda and Crumdgeon that the SRES projections were .....
» 2/05/2010 7:14:10 PM qanda, I was hoping for a conversation on this, not some spin about how none of this affec.....
» 1/05/2010 5:48:11 PM Well, this isn't really on Richard's article, but I'm interested in the failure of CO2 to .....
» 11/04/2010 12:15:00 AM Yes, it was popping up on me earlier this afternoon and I sent an email off to the agent, .....
» 10/04/2010 8:27:21 AM Thanks for your feedback. I let this one through because I wanted to see how widespread t.....
» 7/04/2010 12:37:12 PM The other thing that is happening Fester is an increase in household size. Most of the two.....
» 7/04/2010 11:15:37 AM Severin, Pynchme's link to the Mayo Clinic report appears to validate the statistically hi.....
» 7/04/2010 9:41:00 AM Severin, for what it is worth I do not regard it as normal or acceptable to view child por.....
» 31/03/2010 1:26:03 PM Yes Pericles, both you and qanda have both been a little snide since I jumped into the thr.....
» 31/03/2010 10:47:10 AM qanda, no-one that I know of monitors the shares in their statutory superfund unless they .....
» 30/03/2010 1:10:02 PM rpg and qanda, could you stop the personal sniping? By all means argue the points but no m.....
» 29/03/2010 5:12:13 PM David, my reading of what Jay is saying is that you will have racism wherever you have peo.....
» 27/03/2010 6:37:23 PM David, can we move on? We've looked at the issues. In the context of the thread a post, ev.....
» 25/03/2010 2:09:04 PM Thanks for your legal opinion David. I disagree. The thread has to be taken as a whole......
» 25/03/2010 1:39:24 PM David, your links do not go to specific posts. In fact your post is a bit light-on with sp.....
» 25/03/2010 12:42:20 PM David, if I thought the posts were illegal I would have taken them down. Even if I were to.....
» 24/03/2010 11:25:27 PM So Jay of Melbourne, how do you determine who is "White" given that we all stem .....
» 24/03/2010 11:11:35 PM The research you cite might just show TBC that if you believe you are following a religiou.....
» 24/03/2010 3:29:27 PM In my experience there are people who hold all points of view who denigrate others, and yo.....
» 24/03/2010 1:16:46 PM I've removed a number of posts. Anything else that is posted that is less than civil will .....
» 24/03/2010 11:57:06 AM I've just deleted a couple of posts and warned Jay of Melbourne. This is a discussion site.....
» 23/03/2010 10:57:49 PM I think there is someone somewhere giving out gold stars if you can catch me out making an.....
» 23/03/2010 2:55:30 PM I've just been reading this thread. Hard to find someone who isn't abusing someone else. I.....
» 23/03/2010 1:24:53 PM George, thanks for your timely intervention. It seems too few people these days have any i.....
» 23/03/2010 1:02:26 PM Pericles, that is my point. Atheism is a belief system that holds that all there is to kno.....
» 22/03/2010 8:51:45 PM Bushbasher, the absolute weakest of excuses is "He made me do it". In its extrem.....
» 22/03/2010 8:08:21 PM Jay of Melbourne would have to be a troll. I refuse to believe that any modern day person,.....
» 20/03/2010 1:50:09 PM Yep Severin, Bushbasher is on the verge of being suspended. You can get away with flaming .....
» 20/03/2010 12:06:35 PM Bushbasher and Severin, just so you can stop operating in a content free zone I suggest yo.....
» 19/03/2010 11:00:00 PM Dear AJ, This does not stand up to any sort of scrutiny: "There have been many horr.....
» 19/03/2010 11:19:15 AM Ah Principles, I think the article is about whether Atheism is a faith or not, so your que.....
» 18/03/2010 2:06:26 PM AJP, rules like Godwin's Law and the newly-minted AJ's law seem to just be attempts to shu.....
» 17/03/2010 6:57:06 AM A J Phillips, it is possible that Agnostics don't have some sort of dogma, but it is not p.....
» 16/03/2010 9:11:24 PM No Celivia, I did not say that Jesus was taken out of context. I said that the words you h.....
» 16/03/2010 1:13:25 PM Thanks Grey. I had a look at the article and it does seem to show an empirical case that r.....
» 15/03/2010 3:44:59 PM I agree it doesn't make much sense to look for atheistic charities in an essentially Chris.....
» 9/03/2010 5:47:42 PM Sorry Rehctub, you're right, it is apparently the profit figure, not the tax figure. Surpr.....
» 9/03/2010 5:05:41 PM Seems Abbott failed to discuss it with his colleagues, and the ABC readers don't like it a.....
» 9/03/2010 9:16:02 AM Tony Abbott's parental leave scheme is his first serious misstep. The plan allows for 6 mo.....
» 8/03/2010 10:31:05 PM Examinator, you said 300%. You didn't use the figure, I did the conversion, but you did sa.....
» 8/03/2010 2:24:07 PM Loadeddog, I don't think anyone is saying science isn't a human endeavour, just that the s.....
» 8/03/2010 11:50:02 AM Well, at least one Nobel Prize winner agrees with me http://bit.ly/a9WTRa. Picks up on the.....
» 7/03/2010 12:04:38 PM Loadeddog, we are contemporaries more or less. I finished high school in 1975 and as far a.....
» 5/03/2010 11:56:02 PM A few years ago I went to a conference where I was presenting, and wandered into one of th.....
» 5/03/2010 8:50:10 AM Pelican, Pelican, Pelican, where is all this spare time to come from to teach the students.....
» 4/03/2010 11:53:27 PM I've been paying a small amount of attention to the new national curriculum feeling I shou.....
» 1/03/2010 9:52:43 AM rstuart, only one of those links says anything about the amount of CO2 used in manufacture.....
» 28/02/2010 11:49:31 AM CJ I was judging our approval of assassination on the basis of the column inches in newspa.....
» 28/02/2010 8:10:46 AM There has been a lot of discussion of the assassination of Hamas operative Mahmoud ah-Mabh.....
» 28/02/2010 6:51:31 AM JediMaster, I agree that you need to look at the dust to dust emissions, and for me it mak.....
» 26/02/2010 1:26:06 AM qanda, the recording is fraudulent - it is one of Lambert's colleagues reading part of a d.....
» 25/02/2010 10:23:28 AM I may have to pay more attention to the rule that posts must be relevant CJ, so any of you.....
» 24/02/2010 3:15:58 PM Hi all, let's just keep a watching brief on it. The other problem we had early on wasn't j.....
» 24/02/2010 11:11:44 AM This is not quite on topic, but will be of interest to a number of you. We have lifted the.....
» 24/02/2010 11:06:43 AM This is notice to let you know that we've decided to increase the number of times that you.....
» 20/02/2010 5:44:45 PM Severin, I think you're making it up. Monckton isn't the source of my information on globa.....
» 20/02/2010 5:09:58 PM rstuart you don't come to OLO for a full scientific exposition of the science of climate. .....
» 20/02/2010 4:52:25 PM qanda I understood that he did, but I can't find anything other than the one that you have.....
» 20/02/2010 11:44:35 AM qanda "hide the decline" comes from the emails and has to do with Jones and Mann.....
» 20/02/2010 11:19:49 AM qanda I had read Pinker's paper before I made my comments. Perhaps you can explain to us w.....
» 20/02/2010 11:05:48 AM CJ Morgan, you're not wrong about irrationality, except it is your side in the AGW debate .....
» 18/02/2010 10:34:01 PM I see the thread on my article has veered off beyond the polling issues. But qanda, if you.....
» 15/02/2010 11:07:20 PM The debate is there on a-pac. Thanks for that qanda. I've now watched a fair bit of the de.....
» 15/02/2010 10:35:39 PM George, thanks for your contribution. I might have over-stated the Catholic Church's posit.....
» 11/02/2010 9:39:19 AM One of the things that interests me is the frequent assertion by some critics of Christian.....
» 9/02/2010 10:00:27 PM qanda, how can you say that the models are pretty good and getting better all the time? Wh.....
» 9/02/2010 7:13:46 AM qanda, you and Q&A are the same person I assume? You might like to give me an explanation .....
» 7/02/2010 4:25:00 PM Q&A up to his usual sloppy tendentious worst again I see. I've been too busy earning a liv.....
» 31/01/2010 6:17:18 AM rstuart you said "A climate gate would require them to lie in their published papers......
» 30/01/2010 9:15:02 PM rstuart, you're asking me about a couple of things here. I'm not sure how you can be sure .....
» 28/01/2010 3:57:12 PM rstuart, one of the things that came out of the Climate Gate emails was that the temperatu.....
» 27/01/2010 1:08:19 PM Q&A, I'm not sure why anyone uses the land-based temperature record. It isn't transparent,.....
» 26/01/2010 11:24:58 AM Bugsy and Q&A, one of the reasons that I am skeptical of the claims of global warming alar.....
» 25/01/2010 6:31:46 AM Bugsy, that is exactly the reference that I get as the second entry on Google, but there i.....
» 24/01/2010 12:26:19 PM Q&A, I have looked at the first three references Google provides and none of them has Cart.....
» 23/01/2010 4:22:55 PM Geoff, Q&A makes a number of allegations, none of which are borne out by the material that.....
» 21/01/2010 8:54:58 PM Q&A you wonder why I have trouble taking anything that you say seriously when you do thing.....
» 21/01/2010 1:37:33 PM Leo, I think that both you and Q&A are wrong. He is referring to the appeal against the La.....
» 19/01/2010 12:22:08 PM I came across this the other day. It is from the letters of Darwin and shows how good scie.....
» 18/01/2010 5:27:39 AM RPG, the problem with insisting that the science is settled is that when anything you say .....
» 17/01/2010 4:20:22 PM Q&A. Thanks for the clarification on CO2. I was hoping that you would give me the details .....
» 17/01/2010 4:09:30 PM Hmmmm. I thought Mikk was joking with this thread. That scientists commit fraud is unexcep.....
» 16/01/2010 12:08:13 PM Q&A, I'm interested to know how CO2 can act as a negative forcing? Also what studies are.....
» 16/01/2010 11:31:53 AM The old one is sitting on a desk in the office. We're not quite sure what to do with it. T.....
» 15/01/2010 11:29:41 PM Examinator, can you send me a screen shot of the error message etc. next time? Thanks. Gra.....
» 15/01/2010 10:00:21 AM rstuart, I think you will find that the CO2 most likely comes from outgassing of the ocean.....
» 14/01/2010 1:53:24 PM Those of you on this thread who live in Brisbane might like to go to this debate http://br.....
» 14/01/2010 12:43:07 PM We've moved OLO across to a new server and upgraded some of the software that supports it......
» 12/01/2010 11:39:31 AM It's easy to know what posts to delete until you have to actually do it. It's frequently r.....
» 11/01/2010 9:23:53 PM This is a warning. I've been reading this thread just now and have already deleted one pos.....
» 30/12/2009 1:43:35 PM C, what dataset are you referring to for solar irradiance? I'm also not sure why the tempe.....
» 28/12/2009 9:16:41 AM C, just doing my morning reading. Another mechanism for amplifying solar activity http://i.....
» 28/12/2009 9:08:44 AM C, this is the graph for the one you are looking at http://tinyurl.com/yjxepey. Doesn't lo.....
» 27/12/2009 9:12:39 PM csteele, you're confusing climate and weather. In the first place we have good Australia.....
» 22/12/2009 8:51:24 AM No Q&A you can get away with calling me any name you like, but you knew that. I'm the mode.....
» 21/12/2009 11:01:38 PM csteel, it is a pity that Q&A feels the need to play the man and not the ball, and then ge.....
» 20/12/2009 11:19:39 AM Well Q&A if you were a real scientist I might have some respect for you, but you're not, s.....
» 20/12/2009 6:54:38 AM Rstuart - that is the nub of the problem. They have a very poor understanding of exactly w.....
» 16/12/2009 7:09:53 AM Bazz I agree that Lateline was disappointing. I also found Plimer underwhelming. I'm wonde.....
» 15/12/2009 11:33:46 PM I'm not sure why the troposphere is cooler than the layers either side. Someone else will .....
» 15/12/2009 9:25:21 PM Hi, I'd love to be in a discussion that was purely about science. He's right about heat lo.....
» 13/12/2009 6:51:41 AM So the usual brigade turns-up, this time to put the knife into Plimer. Bugsy and Q&A, wher.....
» 12/12/2009 9:12:09 PM I think it is obvious what is going on. Plimer knows he has made a number of mistakes, but.....
» 8/11/2009 11:15:25 PM Yes, but Geoff we know there are some things that are wrong. Such as Al Gore's claims abou.....
» 8/11/2009 3:35:16 PM I don't have time to get involved in this debate, but I can't help putting something in on.....
» 8/11/2009 12:00:36 PM CJ I'd be happy to take other suggestions as to what other subjects we can publish apart f.....
» 8/11/2009 8:07:08 AM Specifically freedom of speech JohnJ. It isn't exclusive to classical liberalism, but that.....
» 7/11/2009 3:12:13 PM Hi, before this thread goes too long I should spell out a few things. I was State Vice-Pre.....
» 7/11/2009 2:25:56 PM I don't think that anyone has breached any law, no. But I am open to argument if you are p.....
» 7/11/2009 1:52:54 PM Q&A if you have a problem with a particular post then you should draw it to my attention b.....
» 6/11/2009 4:51:14 PM I do not normally comment on threads this early in their posting, if at all. However, in t.....
» 6/11/2009 8:06:36 AM I'm a bit surprised at the response to this article. There seem to be a lot of OLO comment.....
» 31/10/2009 12:02:09 PM Hi Forrest. Thanks for the suggestions. The survey should only be triggered for each user .....
» 30/10/2009 1:35:25 PM No, it is not correct. The survey is for On Line Opinion's use in defining our demographic.....
» 26/10/2009 3:26:31 PM Eclipse, you can't repeal the laws of nature by citing studies that you either incorrectly.....
» 24/10/2009 9:03:31 PM Eclipse, you just can't help yourself. I didn't ever say that the sea was at all times and.....
» 24/10/2009 2:58:19 PM Eclipse, none of those links that you provide has any bearing on the issue. The oceans hea.....
» 22/10/2009 9:57:35 AM Eclipse, please read the material you rely on. In the link that Q&A provided there were av.....
» 21/10/2009 10:42:11 PM This has been an interesting thread. I think we've managed to establish a number of things.....
» 19/10/2009 9:29:24 PM Fractelle, I'd be interested where I have been ad hominem on this thread. Can you provide .....
» 17/10/2009 6:49:13 PM Eclipse the ocean drives atmospheric temperature, not the other way around. You can't prov.....
» 17/10/2009 8:23:51 AM JF don't let Eclipse talk down to you. He has zip understanding of physical processes as d.....
» 16/10/2009 2:20:20 PM MJPB, I was being a little tongue in cheek. But I am interested in anything you can dig-up.....
» 15/10/2009 9:17:48 PM Victoria Police today warned a woman who had smacked her child with a wooden spoon http://.....
» 14/10/2009 8:50:37 PM Eclipse, what do you make of the MWP? You were the one demanding peer-reviewed papers sayi.....
» 13/10/2009 1:12:36 PM So Bugsy, do you think it is fine to defame people? Well I don't. Irrespective of whether .....
» 11/10/2009 9:49:40 PM When he's attacking others Eclipse demands peer-reviewed evidence, but just airily refers .....
» 11/10/2009 11:52:21 AM Eclipse Now, basic rule of analysis - the data has primacy, not what the researcher says a.....
» 10/10/2009 9:37:34 AM Matt Andrews, I suggest you go and read Wegman too. You might also want to look up the stu.....
» 10/10/2009 9:09:56 AM Eclipse Now, you said there was no peer-reviewed literature that confirmed the Medieval Wa.....
» 9/10/2009 8:22:44 AM Hi, thanks for the suggestions. Good to see a number of you here. I'd like to think we cou.....
» 9/10/2009 8:13:41 AM A lot of the comments on this thread indicate that commenters aren't across the real situa.....
» 8/10/2009 9:34:51 PM Eclipse now, you asked for peer-reviewed evidence of the MWP and I gave it to you. Now you.....
» 8/10/2009 12:06:51 AM Eclipse Now, do you accept that you didn't read the graph correctly and that it shows a me.....
» 6/10/2009 3:18:20 PM You're right Forrest, I have been a bit surprised at the level of support on this forum fo.....
» 6/10/2009 10:28:36 AM We've decided to try a new strategy for finding more interesting material. The current fea.....
» 3/10/2009 4:44:57 PM Q&A I thought you were promising to address the issues when you came back. All you have do.....
» 30/09/2009 10:19:42 PM Eclipse Now you have a graph reading problem. If you actually follow the red line you will.....
» 30/09/2009 8:13:26 PM Eclipse now I'll give Mark a helping hand on the MWP. Here is a peer-reviewed paper showin.....
» 29/09/2009 10:20:20 AM You know Bushbasher, I'm the only person you can get away with flaming on this forum, beca.....
» 29/09/2009 10:06:10 AM The Australian had this AFP account of the matter this morning http://www.news.com.au/ente.....
» 29/09/2009 8:18:55 AM Protagoras, I don't need a primer on how hydrocarbons are oxdised to form various carbon c.....
» 28/09/2009 4:39:13 PM Bronwyn, Polanski admitted to his crime. There is no doubt about his guilt. I am not awar.....
» 28/09/2009 8:12:20 AM I've been extremely confused this morning. It has seemed to me that the community regards .....
» 27/09/2009 11:39:35 PM Bugsy, if you want to make a case for more money for climate research, go ahead. My argume.....
» 27/09/2009 10:31:30 PM Last time I looked the workforce was about 6 million. So that's $7,000 each Pelican. Not t.....
» 27/09/2009 4:46:38 AM Bugsy, everyone in the climate debate knows that there are mechanisms that are poorly unde.....
» 26/09/2009 5:06:52 PM I note that the school's program has had to be delayed because they can't get builders at .....
» 26/09/2009 3:05:14 PM I thought for a while that OLO had been colonised by climate sceptics, but they must all b.....
» 26/09/2009 2:33:37 PM I liked this article because it raised the issue for me of what exactly a library is. When.....
» 23/09/2009 9:44:19 AM One of the ironies of the government's coercion of Telstra is that it should make the cap .....
» 22/09/2009 1:22:43 PM Examinator, it's not a good look to claim to be non-ideological while everything you say p.....
» 22/09/2009 8:19:20 AM Examinator, the children I know who are doing the IB are at state high schools. One of the.....
» 21/09/2009 5:33:46 PM You make some interesting points Hasbeen. I wondered about curriculum because it does conc.....
» 20/09/2009 5:25:52 PM The WA government is going to give 30 public schools the right to determine curriculum, hi.....
» 19/09/2009 4:34:36 PM RobP, what's this doctrine of caveat emptor that you have raised to some sort of pre-emine.....
» 16/09/2009 10:26:17 PM RobP, you stagger me. You agree that it is theft, but argue it is OK because it enhances c.....
» 16/09/2009 2:02:34 PM I hadn't read this article before I posted, but Peter Swan puts my case pretty clearly: &q.....
» 16/09/2009 9:28:00 AM I've only ever once briefly owned Telstra shares. I always figured that once the governmen.....
» 9/09/2009 10:35:15 PM As many will have noticed, On Line Opinion was "off the air" for most of today. .....
» 8/09/2009 1:53:15 PM Yep. There's a bit of cyber-bullying happens on this forum from time to time, and even if .....
» 7/09/2009 9:59:09 PM According to an ABC report http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/09/07/2678070.htm peopl.....
» 7/09/2009 9:24:58 AM We recently received an email with guidelines for reporting suicide. The premise of the em.....
» 3/09/2009 11:41:01 AM OK Here is my take on Ian Harper's lecture. He sees the financial crisis as having trigg.....
» 2/09/2009 5:47:29 PM There's an imbalance of power in the Della Bosca scandal that's been worrying me. While De.....
» 2/09/2009 4:49:07 PM Yes, it is bouncing. I sent an email a few days ago. Not sure whether you got my considere.....
» 31/08/2009 12:39:24 PM Hi Johan, You had better send me your real name and details then. Plus an email address t.....
» 29/08/2009 2:50:30 PM Bronwyn, the antagonism of some to religion, particularly Christianity, never ceases to am.....
» 28/08/2009 12:47:17 PM This is a new concept. We have a sponsor who has offered to pay for two OLO readers to go,.....
» 14/08/2009 10:31:51 AM Examinator, I think your definition of torture is so broad it undermines the legitimacy of.....
» 13/08/2009 11:34:07 AM There is an issue of consent here Examinator. The Vile and Tacky stunt can't be torture .....
» 12/08/2009 11:34:22 AM Pericles, I think authority comes in many forms. The Holocaust is of the same nature as to.....
» 12/08/2009 9:17:55 AM 40% of Australians think torturing an enemy to obtain vital information is OK http://tinyu.....
» 31/07/2009 9:59:57 AM I agree, this discussion on pedophilia is so tangentially on topic that it has only just s.....
» 22/07/2009 3:02:03 PM But all your scientific papers are not on point or contradict the point you say you are ma.....
» 22/07/2009 1:34:44 PM Benzene might be a pollutant, but CO2 isn't. Lots of toxic and non-toxic substances will g.....
» 22/07/2009 11:10:46 AM Protagoras, why is it that the lesser well-informed are always advising others to get an e.....
» 21/07/2009 9:24:26 PM Protagoras, the thread was about the separation of church and state. I suggest if you want.....
» 21/07/2009 7:35:20 AM Protagoras, the page you link to has any number of graphs showing cooling. I don't have to.....
» 20/07/2009 9:38:39 PM Protagoras, there isn't an argument here. If you look at any of the various analyses of th.....
» 18/07/2009 2:03:11 PM Protagoras, I'd rather not get bogged down in a global warming argument, but just a couple.....
» 16/07/2009 4:12:34 AM George, that's a nonsense definition of a miracle. If it doesn't occur through God's agenc.....
» 15/07/2009 10:09:15 AM The lack of fury in the discussion on this post confirms what I had suspected. All the agi.....
» 3/07/2009 10:12:47 AM One of the criticisms of the Howard government was that it blurred the lines between churc.....
» 26/06/2009 11:37:05 PM Q&A, you continue to duck the facts. There has been a decrease in global heat over the las.....
» 25/06/2009 10:39:48 PM Hi Bugsy. The six or so years of cooling that I am referring to is for ocean temperature, .....
» 24/06/2009 11:28:19 PM Q&A, that's as close to a concession as I have seen you make. The argument is whether ocea.....
» 23/06/2009 11:36:30 PM I should point out an error in my previous post - late at night and not necessarily thinki.....
» 22/06/2009 11:16:26 PM Vintage Q&A. Accuse others of doing what you are doing yourself and prosecute a vendetta a.....
» 22/06/2009 4:33:25 PM I notice a number of posters suggesting that ocean temperatures are climbing, which was co.....
» 13/06/2009 9:14:51 AM Hi Ginx, I think we are getting there, but it is taking time. I got an error message yest.....
» 2/06/2009 9:45:35 AM We're currently defragging the disk, which can make the disk very busy when it is getting .....
» 1/06/2009 5:31:28 PM Hi all. Thought you would like to know that we started a new programmer today who is looki.....
» 1/06/2009 5:27:33 PM What about desalination plants for water? If water becomes a problem in China won't they j.....
» 29/05/2009 9:04:46 AM The federal government announced changes to share ownership schemes in the budget, but app.....
» 28/05/2009 10:55:05 AM I found the raising of the retirement age liberating. I came to the conclusion some years .....
» 27/05/2009 12:55:00 PM This critique is interesting, and accords with my preconceptions on the subject of how an .....
» 27/05/2009 11:56:36 AM No Pericles, no-one is listening, but I am reading the thread. I have someone starting on .....
» 15/05/2009 11:09:12 AM I wondered how long it would take someone to bring up the War against Terror. So which sig.....
» 14/05/2009 11:07:48 PM This article from Reasononline sounds hard to believe from the land that brought us Magna .....
» 13/05/2009 8:29:55 AM Jewely, I am intrigued that you say you had to log in three times. I've never experienced .....
» 13/05/2009 7:09:55 AM On the articles it is 2 per article and 5 across all articles. Presumably you had last pos.....
» 11/05/2009 1:39:51 PM Hi Ginx, the two post rule was instituted not long after we started the forum. It's 4 post.....
» 10/05/2009 10:51:43 PM I thought this was a post about error messages. Can we leave other posters alone? You're r.....
» 9/05/2009 9:34:31 PM Fractelle, it was actually a team effort......
» 5/05/2009 11:23:14 AM Are you sure we're in a better place Bronwyn. I think McCain would have been far more hone.....
» 4/05/2009 4:56:49 PM That's very kind Ginx. I think we'll scope things out properly and then work out what we w.....
» 4/05/2009 12:16:07 PM Someone guessed that no-one gets told when those messages appear, and that is the case, or.....
» 28/04/2009 3:36:57 PM I accept that it would be a problem if these glaciers were to melt entirely, but given tha.....
» 28/04/2009 1:57:37 PM It actually seems to be very fast at the moment. Is that how others perceive it?.....
» 28/04/2009 12:58:10 PM Well, I'm doing this post partly as an experiment, because the biggest server load is arou.....
» 28/04/2009 10:37:32 AM Hi Ginx. I wish I knew the answer. There are a few issues we are gradually working our way.....
» 23/04/2009 10:41:13 PM I don't see this as a troll at all. I groaned when I saw another thread dealing with Islam.....
» 23/04/2009 10:19:04 PM Dear Ginx, I had the opportunity to bring the universe in with my first post, but I didn't.....
» 23/04/2009 2:54:45 PM Fractelle, it really annoys me that posters continually accuse me of dishonesty when this .....
» 23/04/2009 9:42:32 AM Geez Fractelle, female friends have worked out my waist size, but I've never put it down t.....
» 22/04/2009 10:10:21 AM I don't think gender comes into this at all, at least not in a substantial way. I'm with P.....
» 20/04/2009 11:27:26 AM What I'd like to know is whether she would have got this level of attention if she had bee.....
» 18/04/2009 3:57:06 AM Rache, I'd be interested to see your stats about the rising incidence of binge drinking. W.....
» 16/04/2009 12:30:21 PM TRTL, we set our democracy up so that the two houses of parliament would be equal and in t.....
» 15/04/2009 4:27:11 PM There are some interesting figures from surveys here about the likely take-up of broadband.....
» 15/04/2009 11:23:22 AM Opinionated, I think the saddest thing is the failure of people like you to try to underst.....
» 15/04/2009 6:27:43 AM Raiche, the wireless speed was brilliant at some times over Easter, until the rain came. I.....
» 14/04/2009 8:08:44 PM I use broadband, dial-up (very infrequently now) and wireless. The broadband is definitely.....
» 12/04/2009 4:28:11 PM Fractelle, the Rationalist Society, which is atheistic, as I understand it, has just becom.....
» 12/04/2009 10:28:50 AM Opinionated2, you cannot read the bible as literal history. Not everything that Jesus is r.....
» 11/04/2009 5:46:02 PM I wonder if between the lot of us we could end up writing an article about this. That's .....
» 11/04/2009 11:53:41 AM Bugsy, you're running a straw case. I've never said that atheists don't do good. But I don.....
» 11/04/2009 10:45:56 AM I'm fascinated by how little of the discussion about the proposed National Broadband Netwo.....
» 11/04/2009 9:59:13 AM Opinonated2 - your last comment is a pretty good example of cherrypicking. Christians beli.....
» 11/04/2009 9:41:14 AM Dear Forrest, another fact about Twitter. Most of the tweets fall unseen. I haven't seen a.....
» 9/04/2009 9:24:21 PM For 20 years or so out of my 51 I described myself as an atheist. I have friends who are a.....
» 9/04/2009 12:38:08 PM You're all right. The forum has slowed down a bit, although the overall site is still trav.....
» 8/04/2009 9:59:04 AM Hey Antiseptic, I'm not pointing the finger at anyone, I'm trying to spark a conversation .....
» 7/04/2009 9:58:49 PM I threatened to start this thread on the "Abortion is a blessing and abortionists are.....
» 7/04/2009 9:44:07 PM Thanks for all the good wishes. The article was not really written as a paean to OLO, so I.....
» 6/04/2009 11:59:18 AM I don't have any particular interest in this matter being discussed. I was keeping an eye .....
» 5/04/2009 9:10:26 PM Perhaps we could start a new thread on possible topics. This one seems to have been well a.....
» 4/04/2009 10:23:29 AM This post has a contemporary hook which is not just about abortion but about people fillin.....
» 4/04/2009 9:15:17 AM When was the last time we had a discussion about abortion?.....
» 30/03/2009 5:43:56 PM On Line Opinion is now on Twitter. Another option for following the articles that we post......
» 26/03/2009 10:55:33 PM I think Mirko has missed a lot about this issue. As a shareholder I've frequently been inc.....
» 8/02/2009 11:28:26 AM Tom, we have the software that could do all, or most, of what you are talking about, ready.....
» 6/02/2009 1:56:20 PM Government's before Whitlam did much more than I think you are crediting them for. I found.....
» 6/02/2009 6:35:04 AM Just a couple of points. Gough Whitlam didn't start funding of private schools, Robert Men.....
» 5/02/2009 6:01:04 PM I think this is an excellent idea Tom, although I'm unfamiliar with some of the technologi.....
» 1/02/2009 7:59:30 PM Just rechecked again, and you're right. I did call it a hoax when by the time it was finis.....
» 1/02/2009 2:49:10 PM CJ Mark Bahnisch sent me an email pointing out the error. I asked him to post a comment on.....
» 30/01/2009 8:11:01 AM Q&A if you are making an admission, please say after me "The Mann et al Hockey Stick .....
» 29/01/2009 11:24:13 PM CJ I'm not driving anything. I'm responding to your attempts to misrepresent me and sugges.....
» 27/01/2009 10:35:01 PM JC2 I've just checked Tim's site, and while I don't see any comments from you, they now ac.....
» 26/01/2009 11:54:09 AM Tim, of course I deny that my post was abusive. You've amply demonstrated on this thread t.....
» 23/01/2009 2:50:56 PM So Tim, with your new found understanding of metaphor and simile do you now acknowledge th.....
» 20/01/2009 6:25:33 AM Tim, when you come across someone who defends the Hockey Stick Graph you know you've moved.....
» 17/01/2009 2:04:12 PM Classic Lambert really. I didn't call you a Nazi, nor did I call you a tick. But in the Na.....
» 17/01/2009 8:30:19 AM Given that my piece was in part about tribalism, this thread seems to be pretty much on to.....
» 16/01/2009 6:22:21 AM Tim, if anyone is interested in my conduct in that argument they should go to the thread i.....
» 14/01/2009 1:40:24 PM On Left and Right, I do a lecture every year in which I tell QUT students that it is a dis.....
» 14/01/2009 1:04:17 PM MaryG, you are quite right that there is no exclamation mark at the end of Crikey, but the.....
» 12/01/2009 3:41:52 PM John, I think you're making a mistake about the nature of The Domain. It is a blog aggrega.....
» 12/01/2009 1:35:07 PM Yep, I got the details of the Sokal hoax wrong, and you'll find a correction in the text n.....
» 3/01/2009 8:11:41 AM Bronwyn, nominations were open to all, including authors. I agree that the term "dyna.....
» 2/01/2009 9:58:39 AM Hi, in January we traditionally publish a selection of the best blog pieces from the prece.....
» 19/12/2008 3:11:25 PM No change in policy Meredith. It depends on whether you are responding to an article, or t.....
» 8/12/2008 5:53:23 PM Yes Belly, I came to the same conclusion. I think you can all relax! :) Not a virus......
» 8/12/2008 9:48:17 AM That's a new one on me Ludwig. Can you identify which threads?.....
» 7/12/2008 2:12:33 PM Thanks Belly. I do get a few emails, but if everyone thinks everyone else is sending me em.....
» 5/12/2008 4:52:30 PM Hi, sorry, I shouldn't have approved this post until I was in a position to respond, and I.....
» 5/12/2008 10:17:11 AM Belly, I don't think that Bidgood has done anything wrong. This is the era of citizen empo.....
» 1/12/2008 2:27:00 PM Wayne Smith is his name Pericles. Cleaned the posts up again. If you see him again, can yo.....
» 20/11/2008 10:24:31 AM One under god, you may think all these things are unlikely, but how much more unlikely do .....
» 13/11/2008 10:03:45 PM Hi Bronwyn. You said "This, and some of the other suggestions here, would destroy wha.....
» 12/11/2008 2:04:12 PM Thanks for the suggestion Dickie. We do put ads in the newsletters from time to time, but .....
» 12/11/2008 9:51:48 AM Ludwig, we were watching the discussion, but as On Line Opinion only makes enough money to.....
» 11/11/2008 7:16:01 AM Examinator, I'd love to claim the credit, but Susan Prior does 90% of the work most days, .....
» 7/11/2008 9:43:02 AM I assumed that Arjay was being phonetic CeeJay. But he's well off-beam on this issue. Wiki.....
» 6/11/2008 1:30:53 PM I'm a fascinated with this conversation. It's my perception that very few opinions have ch.....
» 6/11/2008 11:33:59 AM Well, I'm interested Ludwig, but it doesn't look like anyone else is. Do I get a sense tha.....
» 30/10/2008 1:32:38 PM Ludwig, I'm not sure that we have that moral luxury. Forcing a proportion of people to sta.....
» 29/10/2008 9:26:54 PM According to the WWF http://tinyurl.com/5cbbbb Australians are consuming four times as muc.....
» 29/10/2008 10:17:45 AM Gibo, I know some Christians take Genesis literally, but not very many, and they are not r.....
» 28/10/2008 8:52:43 AM As a Christian, one of the things that worries me about a thread like this is that you oft.....
» 27/10/2008 7:54:29 AM I meant to add this link earlier in the discussion. I've allowed this post, but with reser.....
» 26/10/2008 7:37:26 PM OK I'm going to post the thread, with a link to this discussion. But I've got a limited ap.....
» 24/10/2008 9:51:33 PM But I would post something on that Sancho, particularly if it linked to the article you've.....
» 24/10/2008 4:03:20 PM Thanks for that Robert. Perhaps you could shoot me a link to what you are talking about wi.....
» 24/10/2008 11:02:37 AM One of the constant issues with moderating this forum is steering between the Scylla and C.....
» 23/10/2008 4:28:36 PM David, I don't think you can argue that because one authority doesn't mention Paul, that y.....
» 22/10/2008 3:01:25 PM Romany, I'm not sure why I should accept something just because someone says it is widely .....
» 22/10/2008 12:55:53 PM The doctrine of original sin goes back to St Paul. I have no idea why anyone would want to.....
» 20/10/2008 12:07:49 PM Mr Right I have my doubts about whether the $10B handouts will be spent. When consumers tu.....
» 20/10/2008 11:10:34 AM Hi Robert, I grabbed the only quote from Turnbull I could easily find, but I based a lot o.....
» 20/10/2008 9:35:56 AM Malcolm Turnbull has taken exception to Kevin Rudd describing the current financial crisis.....
» 15/10/2008 9:35:53 AM Just came across this interesting article about a crocodile stalking building workers. htt.....
» 10/10/2008 11:41:40 AM Fractelle, on the basis of your argument we should all just lie down and die, because apar.....
» 9/10/2008 3:01:27 PM Forrest Gump, I removed the quote. It did exist......
» 9/10/2008 5:02:47 AM After the death of Arthur Booker there have been calls to cull crocodiles in northern Aust.....
» 7/10/2008 11:07:50 AM I think we're lucky to some extent that the federal government has been so frugal for so l.....
» 2/10/2008 4:21:37 PM I've met him. I doubt it......
» 2/10/2008 8:53:18 AM I have two IM programs. MSN Messenger gave me this news headline when I logged on this mor.....
» 1/10/2008 10:52:01 AM Insider trading relates to trading in shares on the stock market. The definition varies fr.....
» 1/10/2008 3:43:13 AM Here's a link to an interesting site which tracks campaign donations and voting records in.....
» 30/09/2008 9:03:01 PM I vacillate between thinking it would be a good thing to let the US banking system work it.....
» 30/09/2008 11:12:03 AM Keith, I don't see why David should be required to deal with what another poster says. Lik.....
» 29/09/2008 7:21:23 AM And I've just deleted another post. If you want to argue about my moderation decisions, th.....
» 29/09/2008 6:34:16 AM I have deleted a number of comments on this thread. Some were deleted for flaming, and oth.....
» 26/09/2008 9:42:46 AM Last night Malcolm Turnbull volunteered on the ABC's Q&A, just before he was asked, that h.....
» 20/09/2008 6:16:38 PM You're too postmodern for me Rainier. You're suggesting that people look at statistics to .....
» 20/09/2008 6:12:34 PM I've just been analysing the polling and you can see the first instalment at http://whatth.....
» 20/09/2008 1:14:38 PM I'm always interested in ways of measuring things, particularly if they are unconventional.....
» 20/09/2008 8:46:17 AM I think everyone has the right to post to everyone else, and everyone also has the right t.....
» 16/09/2008 8:01:23 PM Malcolm Turnbull is the new Liberal Party leader. I've just come from being one of a panel.....
» 14/09/2008 1:27:25 PM Fractelle et al, if you read my original post properly you'll see I was never concerned ab.....
» 13/09/2008 10:35:06 AM Examinator, I'm glad you find the topics I'm throwing-up interesting. It's part of my job .....
» 12/09/2008 10:30:52 AM The problem with housing RobP is that we're not releasing enough land quickly enough at on.....
» 12/09/2008 5:29:05 AM Agronomist, I agree that the risk was most likely overstated, but I can't resist picking a.....
» 11/09/2008 7:44:32 PM I just heard an interesting suggestion on Australia Talks http://www.abc.net.au/rn/austral.....
» 11/09/2008 7:28:55 PM Examinator, it's generally not regarded as legitimate to put words into someone's mouth an.....
» 11/09/2008 12:28:26 PM You've lost me examinator - what political labelling diatribe? And apparently the Higgs Bo.....
» 11/09/2008 7:39:09 AM The Large Hadron Collider at CERN had its first run last night. According to Professor Ste.....
» 29/08/2008 10:54:59 AM Come on JW, I doubt that it has anything to do with the lack or otherwise of a y chromosom.....
» 28/08/2008 9:34:33 AM There was a lot of excitement before Kevin Rudd's speech at the Press Club yesterday, but .....
» 22/08/2008 7:38:02 AM Thanks Forrest, I've fixed the heading. And also thanks for the suggestions on your thread.....
» 22/08/2008 6:24:31 AM Jenny Craig has just posted the results of a survey of 400 people which, according to the .....
» 22/08/2008 6:09:05 AM Bronwyn, if we're going to discuss depression here as well as ADHD, there is plenty of evi.....
» 20/08/2008 9:21:36 AM New draft guidelines for detecting ADHD in children appear to medicalise and brand normal .....
» 18/08/2008 10:56:58 AM Wobbles, I am sure you will find lots of rebuttals of various points that Klein makes, if .....
» 18/08/2008 10:34:45 AM I heard Nicholas on Counterpoint and now know how he comes to the conclusion that a 5% tar.....
» 16/08/2008 9:34:40 AM Well Billie, if it is so well-known perhaps you could use your allocation of 350 words to .....
» 15/08/2008 11:37:06 AM UNCRC I just read the Telegraph story. The judge convicted the tutor, but in a way which s.....
» 14/08/2008 11:03:17 AM Pelican, there was a good reason that Saddam wasn't removed after Kuwait - different admin.....
» 13/08/2008 12:43:25 PM For some time now the only news out of Iraq has been good. The Mahdi Army has effectively .....
» 12/08/2008 1:22:30 PM I wasn't suggesting doing it because of the surpluses, just that with the surpluses you co.....
» 12/08/2008 12:34:15 PM Nicholas, I'm having a bit of trouble coming to grips with this. A corollary of what you s.....
» 12/08/2008 8:50:44 AM David Uren in today's Australian makes a case for changing a number of taxes related to co.....
» 7/08/2008 8:05:47 AM Paul Keating let loose on Peter Costello yesterday http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,24.....
» 4/08/2008 6:41:39 PM Looked like an assignment to me, and I tend to approve those. No links to financial planni.....
» 11/07/2008 9:08:33 AM I've got no idea about their budget Bronwyn, but I reckon it's great to see them using the.....
» 10/07/2008 10:12:23 PM Shockadelic, OLO hasn't published much on population for a while, but if you read Ambit Ga.....
» 9/07/2008 5:19:08 PM I've had one poster try to use this forum for vigilante purposes on pedophile Dennis Fergu.....
» 8/07/2008 9:26:11 PM In my opinion John Quiggin is only saying that because I outed him for his dishonest campa.....
» 4/07/2008 12:52:38 PM A few points in my 350 words. T.Sett, Clive and I decided the basis of this duel before co.....
» 1/07/2008 5:01:26 PM I know, I'm a pollster, so why don't I know? Well I don't but I have suspicions. It seems .....
» 23/06/2008 12:05:38 PM Pericles, I'm not sure where you've been, but the claim by the Catholic Church to being th.....
» 21/06/2008 6:52:31 PM "Hitler" has been suspended indefinitely. I'd appreciate a "heads-up" .....
» 16/06/2008 12:21:57 PM Runner, if it's porn it must be designed to be sexually stimulating, and nothing else. How.....
» 16/06/2008 10:54:15 AM CJ I think you may well have to go to the Old Testament and Jewish understandings of art, .....
» 12/06/2008 7:17:13 AM CJ perhaps the dearth of "Christian" commentary is because it's not a theologica.....
» 2/06/2008 5:24:38 AM Katie, I'm not trying to police logic, I'm trying to police the way that the argument proc.....
» 1/06/2008 8:18:20 PM I'd have to say that I have a fair amount of admiration for Keysar for coming back to this.....
» 31/05/2008 11:41:03 PM I've always regarded angels as being an imaginative expression of a deeper truth. Am I to .....
» 29/05/2008 8:37:39 AM I think the agnostics are the only ones safe. At least they say they don't know, and as lo.....
» 28/05/2008 10:30:35 PM If you're going to subject religions to the Trade Practices Act you ought to subject their.....
» 25/05/2008 6:10:58 PM I deleted Stuart's posts because I thought that they had gone beyond what was acceptable. .....
» 20/05/2008 10:17:28 AM I hope you're kidding about the options Dr Paul. If you've got them right they don't rate .....
» 19/05/2008 2:56:59 PM Thanks Keysar, but that wasn't quite what I was asking. I don't think you'll find a mainst.....
» 18/05/2008 12:15:48 PM Fractelle, I haven't retracted my claims against Williams. The article stands. Lambert is .....
» 18/05/2008 11:47:00 AM Bushbasher, I don't think I have once used scripture as a way of proving things. If I've r.....
» 17/05/2008 3:47:02 PM Some of you guys just crack me up. Wadard, if you had bothered to do your research you wou.....
» 17/05/2008 12:37:17 PM Bushbasher, you should care about the books, because they are the foundation myths that wi.....
» 16/05/2008 8:59:39 PM katie0, yes the article was adjusted in a minor way. Keysar objected to something being st.....
» 16/05/2008 4:39:20 PM Thanks for also helping to prove my point Tim. Your piece to which you refer was a defence.....
» 15/05/2008 10:40:36 PM I don't think this piece is an over-reaction. Many of the comments on this thread are exam.....
» 9/05/2008 12:12:14 PM I was approached by Keysar to publish a response to Bronwyn Winter's article, and I was ha.....
» 30/04/2008 10:22:13 AM Greg, if you're monitoring this thread, you might be able to tell me how the RBA's recent .....
» 24/04/2008 1:57:18 PM This should be the last comment on this thread because I am closing it down. It serves no .....
» 23/04/2008 6:50:23 AM Come on Boaz, this is a thread trying to solve a problem that you've complained about, and.....
» 22/04/2008 11:13:57 AM Yes rstuart, the forum moderator is subject to the rules. I haven't needed to break them y.....
» 21/04/2008 5:25:52 PM Hi everyone, I thought I'd done a post to this thread, but it appears to have been swallow.....
» 21/04/2008 4:09:51 PM You're right Ginx, I'm not sure what BD is talking about. I haven't deleted any of his res.....
» 21/04/2008 10:16:51 AM We've received a couple of complaints that some posts are not appearing on the site after .....
» 4/04/2008 3:48:27 PM Forrest, I'll have to have a think about your suggestion and discuss it with our software .....
» 4/04/2008 9:36:30 AM Forrest, we implemented an algorithm a little while ago to reduce our risk on threads. The.....
» 31/03/2008 2:57:39 PM I deleted the posts Whitty, and sent you an email telling you so at 1:16 p.m., just more t.....
» 30/03/2008 4:26:40 PM Q&A I think your last but one post bears out a charge of dishonesty, as well as your claim.....
» 29/03/2008 9:42:27 PM Yes, you're right Q&A, the second paragraph is as you say, but if you read further down yo.....
» 28/03/2008 9:04:18 PM Q&A you will not get an apology because you are wrong. The document that you link to does .....
» 28/03/2008 5:01:51 PM TRTL I agree that it's quite possible that causation runs from personality type to religio.....
» 28/03/2008 2:58:00 PM I haven't been following this thread, so I hope this information isn't redundant, but this.....
» 25/03/2008 8:36:11 PM Q&A there's only one Walker circulation. Check Wikipedia first http://en.wikipedia.org/wik.....
» 24/03/2008 2:54:40 PM Fester, a rule on this forum appears to be that the more abusive the poster the less they .....
» 23/03/2008 11:17:57 PM Fester, those links don't prove anything. The BOM graph goes back only 100 years which is .....
» 23/03/2008 10:40:29 AM Fester, I don't have a problem with attributing some destruction of ozone to man and HFC e.....
» 22/03/2008 7:07:11 PM Dickie, do you think you could explain what your hypothesis is? I am not going to try and .....
» 22/03/2008 12:27:45 PM Rainer, I wasn't even talking about racism. I was suggesting that it is possible that ther.....
» 22/03/2008 10:22:22 AM Dickie, what you now appear to be saying is that scientists don't agree with you. I can't .....
» 21/03/2008 7:59:28 PM I don't support China's occupation of Tibet. But this article raises by implication issues.....
» 21/03/2008 5:35:56 PM This thread was a discussion of Jennifer's article but it now appears to have veered off o.....
» 20/03/2008 9:44:10 AM Jennifer, I hope you're monitoring the threads. Can you give us a more detailed break-down.....
» 18/03/2008 1:01:13 PM Q&A the research is reported in the article. Maybe Jennifer can give us a link to the pape.....
» 17/03/2008 10:18:22 PM Yes Q&A, Greenhouse is one of my hobby horses, because it is where the shonks are in a fee.....
» 16/03/2008 10:15:15 PM I sometimes wonder whether anyone bothers reading these articles before posting. The reall.....
» 26/02/2008 10:10:31 PM I've deleted a number of posts. This thread is about relations with indigenous Australians.....
» 25/02/2008 12:47:17 PM Robert, As far as I am aware Antje is not using the PALE account anymore. It is my unders.....
» 22/02/2008 10:58:12 PM So, what if we set-up a forum where you had to use your own name, and where you had to hav.....
» 21/02/2008 8:07:37 AM I did delte a comment, but I don't recall CJ calling you pigs. If anyone keeps this squabb.....
» 20/02/2008 9:36:18 PM The wikipedia entry on this part of James Watson's career should elucidate some of the iss.....
» 20/02/2008 8:30:19 AM I agree CJ. I think the sentiments Wassup expresses are contemptible......
» 14/02/2008 9:53:58 AM Palimpset and Belly, in apologising for the "Stolen Generation" we're apologisin.....
» 12/02/2008 11:18:59 AM I don't have a problem with saying sorry for the "Stolen Generation", although t.....
» 9/02/2008 10:31:58 AM Great interview Cada. Loved it when he referred to the younger guys, "in their 40s&qu.....
» 30/01/2008 9:10:24 PM Cada, is there somewhere you can point us to with a precis of Dr Nuland's position? I thi.....
» 25/01/2008 8:47:46 PM Mercurius, I did some research on international comparisons of alcohol consumption. We're .....
» 25/01/2008 10:54:52 AM FrankGol, you might want to look at the full-list of Best Blogs 07 before you sound off ht.....
» 21/01/2008 8:30:27 AM Belly, a report out today http://www.nbr.co.nz/home/column_article.asp?id=19876&cid=16&cna.....
» 20/01/2008 3:45:09 PM The US sub-prime crisis has now been unfolding for months and has claimed some Australian .....
» 1/01/2008 10:35:27 AM This looks like spam to me, but I thought I would let it through because it seemed to have.....
» 20/12/2007 5:44:14 PM So you concede that you can't explain why you are right Q&A? Well you must be, or you'd pa.....
» 19/12/2007 9:55:29 PM Q&A, you're right, I do have an ideological reason for publishing this site. I believe tha.....
» 18/12/2007 9:36:02 PM WoA, I don't understand why you would expect a delay in the receipt of heat and its effect.....
» 18/12/2007 4:21:08 PM WOA, what you are saying tends to support what I said, not contradict it. Trends are virtu.....
» 16/12/2007 9:32:01 PM Q&A - all that for nothing. GRACE does not prove a global warming connection. They've just.....
» 14/12/2007 11:01:49 PM Q&A, this is exactly what I mean. We were talking about GRACE being able to detect climate.....
» 14/12/2007 6:23:55 AM Q&A, there is nothing in any of those links that says the GRACE project can presently dete.....
» 13/12/2007 4:09:56 PM Q&A, I'd like to see citations for what you claim for the GRACE project. It measures gravi.....
» 12/12/2007 10:06:37 PM Q&A I had a quick look at GRACE. What was I supposed to be scared of?.....
» 7/12/2007 9:45:10 AM Peter, I think you are getting some pretty fundamental philosophical relationships wrong h.....
» 1/12/2007 9:18:56 AM Tinman, I start my once a year lecture to QUT political communication students on "Po.....
» 29/11/2007 9:38:18 PM Wizofaus, if funding to schools has decreased, it has to be because of the states. Federal.....
» 29/11/2007 9:09:15 PM We need to demand more of our media. I'm not talking from some sort of fringe left point o.....
» 28/11/2007 10:39:24 PM Great article John. All the media need to do to stop this manipulation is to refuse to tur.....
» 20/11/2007 12:31:44 PM Wizofaus, your maths is completely wonky. If you remove children from the state system, bu.....
» 19/11/2007 9:41:56 PM The federal government started funding private schools because compared to public schools .....
» 3/11/2007 11:00:10 AM dnicholson, thanks for the suggestions. I'm not sure how easy it is to keep track of where.....
» 1/11/2007 9:39:27 PM I'm really interested in feedback on the new system. Actually, from memory we also took fe.....
» 30/10/2007 10:09:52 PM Thanks for those comments CJ. I think that in terms of forum quality this one does quite w.....
» 30/10/2007 6:18:46 AM Why do the general and article forums have different limits? The articles tend to attract .....
» 30/10/2007 5:59:44 AM I've been watching this thread with interest. Not sure why anyone would complain about the.....
» 7/10/2007 4:42:53 PM I probably made a mistake by approving this thread. I've been deleting posts above, and I'.....
» 24/09/2007 8:46:06 AM I've just deleted a number of posts if you wonder why the thread just above appears a litt.....
» 20/09/2007 9:31:30 AM I have just deleted a comment which could have been interpreted as suggesting that PALE at.....
» 19/09/2007 3:06:27 PM I've removed a large number of posts from this thread. Some posters were getting unnecessa.....
» 12/09/2007 3:20:22 PM Ginx, if I wasn't a classical liberal, then you'd probably have much more interventionist .....
» 12/09/2007 10:51:39 AM I think you're right Pericles and CJ - I appear to have inadvertently approved an exercise.....
» 11/09/2007 5:56:36 PM Philo, I think you raise some interesting potential conflicts. If there is a strict Sharia.....
» 11/09/2007 9:14:19 AM I'm fascinated that no-one so far has raised the issue of civil disobedience. I think it i.....
» 9/09/2007 7:10:19 AM Robert, I don't think we have a rule against many people using the one identity. The rule .....
» 27/08/2007 10:37:52 AM I think you're missing my humour Fletch. This is slightly off-topic, but there is a good .....
» 27/08/2007 12:06:17 AM Fletcher, I wasn't meaning to insult you. "Saint" just doesn't appear to be an a.....
» 25/08/2007 10:55:25 AM BD I think you're too quick to dismiss the influence of other religions on Christianity, a.....
» 25/08/2007 12:24:54 AM Fletcher (I'm taking the Saint off, because it doesn't ring true), the problem with the In.....
» 31/07/2007 9:26:08 AM Anthony I think you are on to something there. What comes through in the research is that .....
» 10/07/2007 12:24:11 PM Arjay makes an interesting point. I'm wondering what others would say to the proposition t.....
» 14/06/2007 10:30:33 PM Guy V, why would Malcolm Turnbull want to read this thread? It's full of people insulting .....
» 12/06/2007 7:55:07 AM Ludwig, it doesn't matter what your reasons are and whether or not they are good or bad, b.....
» 11/06/2007 9:03:32 PM Ludwig, you can't be more transparent than saying who you are and who you employer is when.....
» 14/05/2007 1:55:14 PM Lesley, I'd be interested in knowing whether you might like to put a petition up on our pe.....
» 21/04/2007 10:29:10 PM Rainier, the worst aspect of that recording is that it was apparently leaked by the mother.....
» 18/04/2007 5:53:21 PM That'd be interesting. I'd like that......
» 18/04/2007 7:29:30 AM Well,if you meant "expendable", that's a pretty extreme thing to say Rainer, bec.....
» 17/04/2007 10:30:57 AM I think Saul raises a relevant issue: Why do posters who refuse to reveal even their true .....
» 16/04/2007 10:07:02 PM Rainier, what do you mean by "Child abuse is a symptom of not just system failure but.....
» 10/04/2007 10:10:27 PM Rainier, I wasn't defending "flogging". I went to a Catholic boys school in Bris.....
» 10/04/2007 1:19:29 PM The Federal Government is wasting $2.5 m telling us not to smack our kids according to Cou.....
» 4/04/2007 3:45:49 AM Shorbe, you might be interested in this link to work by economist Andrew Leigh. He attempt.....
» 2/04/2007 11:03:53 AM A friend of mine claims that State Governments are using private schools to limit the cost.....
» 12/03/2007 11:31:03 AM Ludwig, I think I'm with you. I think the carbon fuels will run out before we curb our rel.....
» 10/03/2007 6:21:31 PM The biggest effect of the Greenhouse effect appears to be even more hot air than before. T.....
» 9/03/2007 9:41:52 AM Brian Burdekin claimed yesterday on AM that youth homelessness leads to an increase in men.....
» 26/02/2007 7:07:24 AM I've just been reading this thread and some of the comments are pretty abusive, particular.....
» 21/02/2007 12:31:44 PM If I were advising either side, those are the words that I would advise them to use Pericl.....
» 12/02/2007 6:28:11 PM This thread has got completely out of hand and I have suspended one user. It is not accept.....
» 11/02/2007 7:17:28 AM Wendy/Antje, you have never been moderated (I assume that is what you mean by "gagged.....
» 6/02/2007 10:54:36 PM Mercurious, nice word play, but completely beside the point. "Falsification" and.....
» 6/02/2007 10:39:06 PM Chris, the issue is whether Peiser has withdrawn or not. There is no dispute that he has w.....
» 3/02/2007 10:30:22 PM Now, all the scientists in the IPCC framework rely on these models for their forecasts of .....
» 3/02/2007 10:25:32 PM Chris, you're the one that's being obtuse. Peiser doesn't withdraw his criticism of the 92.....
» 2/02/2007 5:16:24 AM Chris, I have read Peiser's email to Media Watch, and I have analysed it above. Nowhere do.....
» 31/01/2007 11:53:50 PM David Latimer, you're a gem. I did a word count on the 1994 abstracts to check your assert.....
» 31/01/2007 11:07:30 PM Tim Lambert, there is not much point arguing with you because you don't argue you assert. .....
» 30/01/2007 9:15:42 AM Chris and Tim, do you concede that Peiser does not concede or are you just going to keep o.....
» 29/01/2007 10:16:35 PM Tim, you're just compounding your error. Irrespective of whether Peiser is wrong or not, h.....
» 29/01/2007 9:12:02 PM Aka, you have to distinguish between a particular set of events which are to be tried, and.....
» 29/01/2007 12:14:13 PM Not sure exactly what you are talking about. The posts that were removed were removed beca.....
» 28/01/2007 9:28:31 PM Tim your whole approach is to try to confuse issues, not to illuminate them, and to smear .....
» 28/01/2007 6:36:47 PM There may be some discontinuity in the posts above as I have removed some to be sure not t.....
» 27/01/2007 10:19:21 PM It's been suggested to me that this discussion may breach the sub judice rule, now that Hu.....
» 27/01/2007 12:49:56 PM Tim, you claim that you didn't say he "disowned" his study. So how do I interpre.....
» 23/01/2007 12:22:01 AM Peiser concluded: "Finally, those commentators who maintain that there no longer any.....
» 22/01/2007 4:10:47 PM I've written to Benny Peiser and received this response. It is in line with what I have su.....
» 21/01/2007 11:45:27 PM Chris O'Neill, there appears to be no direct evidence that Peiser has withdrawn his critic.....
» 21/01/2007 1:08:48 PM Tim. it's not "abuse" to suggest you are being fundamentally dishonest, just a d.....
» 19/01/2007 9:59:45 PM Tim, the answer to your question is that not all scientists agree with the "consensus.....
» 18/01/2007 9:21:44 PM None of mine live with me, and they're not quite of the age to be pushed out of the nest a.....
» 18/01/2007 9:07:53 PM Jennifer, just because something appears in OLO doesn't make it right, it makes it arguabl.....
» 18/01/2007 2:00:26 PM It's a bit disappointing that these comments have remained virtually content free, especia.....
» 18/01/2007 10:14:54 AM Not "trying to take the ...", just pointing out that his views in this area aren.....
» 16/01/2007 9:34:26 PM St George Bank just about seems to own the National Forum site at the moment with its clev.....
» 16/01/2007 4:44:16 PM This article from The Age http://www.theage.com.au/news/people/lay-off-lara/2007/01/13/116.....
» 5/01/2007 12:14:50 PM Robert, the two post rule binds everyone - including editors, so don't expect me to come b.....
» 4/01/2007 9:52:51 PM With the appointment of Sir Laurence Street to look into the DPP's decision http://www.abc.....
» 3/01/2007 9:41:46 PM I'm posting this on behalf of Skeptic Lawyer aka Helen Dale. She's run out of posts, and i.....
» 3/01/2007 7:55:23 PM I always thought that the joke in the Demidenko "scandal" was on the judges of t.....
» 2/01/2007 9:10:25 PM Rainier, I knew that Boaz would be drawn in, but I deliberately chose "God", won.....
» 2/01/2007 5:17:45 PM The answers to Jennifer's queries are that it was a spur of the moment decision to do this.....
» 1/01/2007 9:41:10 PM Freeranger, I think you have a point, but it's not likely to take you too far. Punishment .....
» 31/12/2006 4:43:50 PM Saddam Hussein died a good death. He looked his opponents in the eye and was defiant right.....
» 20/12/2006 1:46:14 PM As I said Daggett, you weren't removed arbitrarily or without warning. In fact, you got se.....
» 19/12/2006 9:33:38 AM It has been reported http://www.rawstory.com/news/2006/Senators_Clinton_Ensign_ask_Bush_to.....
» 18/12/2006 5:43:28 PM Daggett, you've never had a post arbitrarily removed, although it might have been without .....
» 17/12/2006 9:17:36 PM Daggett, if you want to argue you have to be able to put the arguments yourself - not sugg.....
» 17/12/2006 7:03:11 PM Daggett, you're all over the place. No-one's devised a more rigorous or better measure of .....
» 16/12/2006 9:59:02 PM Daggett, the Coulter piece is very confusing. I'm not sure that he really disagrees with m.....
» 14/12/2006 10:32:48 PM Circumcision protects against AIDS http://www.guardian.co.uk/frontpage/story/0,,1971635,00.....
» 13/12/2006 10:51:36 PM It's not a zero sum game Fester. The reason that migrants make little difference to per ca.....
» 13/12/2006 2:12:41 PM Australia has a housing crisis caused by a failure of the housing stock to keep up with po.....
» 13/12/2006 1:55:02 PM I don't think anyone expects Costello to be Prime Minister in this term. If he becomes Pri.....
» 4/12/2006 11:51:21 PM Dickie, you're fairly adept at inventing straw man arguments. My point was that climate ha.....
» 3/12/2006 4:52:50 PM I don't think Rudd would welcome the comparison with Keating. While I think Keating may ha.....
» 3/12/2006 1:09:39 PM I don't generally favour changing leaders this close to an election, except in extreme cir.....
» 30/11/2006 10:01:28 PM The best evidence that George Bush is changing his strategy in Iraq is this NY Times story.....
» 30/11/2006 5:49:51 AM Robert, the point I am trying to make is that climate changes, and to a certain extent it .....
» 29/11/2006 1:50:43 PM I've been following the story of the extinction of Australia's megafauna for some time. It.....
» 22/11/2006 8:44:17 AM I don't think Colin Hughes has the slightest idea what he is talking about. In the court c.....
» 22/11/2006 7:32:08 AM Freeranger, what is ironic is that Greens, Dems and One Nation voters, are the least likel.....
» 20/11/2006 11:39:22 PM If the New South Wales Liberals had been on the ball, the Greens would have had their firs.....
» 19/11/2006 3:32:40 PM Snout, I think you've got the wrong handle on evolution. According to Darwin it's caused b.....
» 16/11/2006 10:40:53 PM Snout, that might all be correct, but diabetes 2 is not a disease that has been around for.....
» 14/11/2006 2:06:05 PM I've just skimmed parts of the judgement. How ironic that the Capital "C" Conser.....
» 14/11/2006 7:03:01 AM The High Court will rule today on the consitutionality of the federal government's IR legi.....
» 13/11/2006 6:23:41 PM Thanks Rainier. Thought you'd be interested. My Mum's got Type 2, and her family was indig.....
» 13/11/2006 4:26:26 PM I think I heard indigenous people being verballed this morning. Professor Martin Silink sa.....
» 12/11/2006 8:12:59 PM Antje, no-one pays to use the forum. The only people who pay to use this site are our part.....
» 11/11/2006 4:45:01 PM That's correct in a general technical sense Yabby, but I think when you post you do start .....
» 11/11/2006 11:50:00 AM Antje is obviously aiming at PF and Pig Farmer. There is no rule against using two IDs unl.....
» 11/11/2006 11:45:04 AM Col et al. This is a warning. If the debate continues like this I will suspend someone. It.....
» 9/11/2006 2:35:31 PM QUT Law Lecturer Kelley Burton thinks that it should be illegal to photograph or film topl.....
» 9/11/2006 9:20:18 AM Country Gal, the other "villain" is rice, and it does seem to me as a layman tha.....
» 8/11/2006 9:47:40 AM Forrest, my understanding is that reconstructions of climate using cores in the Great Barr.....
» 7/11/2006 1:28:59 PM As reported in The Age http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/a-onein1000year-drought/2006.....
» 4/11/2006 10:19:40 AM PK, it's hard enough being mine host without getting into too many of the conversations. A.....
» 4/11/2006 9:55:30 AM Point taken about the length of the thread Yabby. Perhaps we should run them on pages. 10 .....
» 4/11/2006 9:37:20 AM Thanks for the suggestion Robert. Often people use the "Recommend Delete" button.....
» 3/11/2006 10:51:23 AM I should have added that I'd be worried that a "Take it outside" button would en.....
» 3/11/2006 10:49:32 AM Hey guys, someone just pointed out this little argument to me. I don't think it's bad enou.....
» 3/11/2006 10:48:19 AM I've read that exchange Robert, and I know what you mean. Wish I'd known about it earlier......
» 2/11/2006 10:28:24 PM I know more than most, and I can say with almost 100% certainty that Scout is not Robert. .....
» 28/10/2006 5:28:00 PM Celivia, you can block IPs but there are some technical issues with that - you can't be su.....
» 26/10/2006 9:53:07 AM Marcus, thanks for the pointer to Plazes. I've signed-up to see how it all works, and mayb.....
» 26/10/2006 9:21:43 AM A book in a Catholic school library which labels Robert Menzies a tyrant in the company of.....
» 24/10/2006 11:23:42 PM Boaz, David did some dreadful things, yet he is the king most honoured in the Christian, J.....
» 24/10/2006 11:18:29 PM Another thought to what I have said before. Perhaps this forum, and others like it, perfor.....
» 24/10/2006 9:56:09 PM I'm not convinced on the anonymity issue. I've always been uncomfortable with it. If I get.....
» 23/10/2006 10:10:06 PM Those who have been following this thread and some others may have noticed that there have.....
» 22/10/2006 11:43:54 PM Dear BD, you haven't worked out yet that the devil's work is so much more attractive than .....
» 22/10/2006 12:55:56 PM A study to be released next year claims that seeing celebrities smoke encourages young peo.....
» 22/10/2006 12:43:18 PM BrainDrain, I don't see how it is unethical of them to use government money to sell the sh.....
» 21/10/2006 3:54:38 PM CJ, you're not suggesting trying to control the Internet are you?.....
» 21/10/2006 3:50:07 PM Taurus, the default display is in chronological order. If you click on "Last post&quo.....
» 20/10/2006 8:22:46 PM I don't think what we've seen represents a buying frenzy. The law is obviously being chang.....
» 20/10/2006 1:12:55 PM Robert, I haven't been following this thread closely, but thought I should say a few thing.....
» 20/10/2006 9:03:57 AM It didn't make a lot of sense to me when I was waking up, but now I'm beginning to think t.....
» 19/10/2006 11:20:04 PM Just as with T2 the federal government is requiring investors to borrow money to get into .....
» 18/10/2006 10:31:00 PM Pericles, the argument isn't about having farming and not having farming, it is about who .....
» 18/10/2006 1:43:16 PM PF, if my business wasn't strong enough to carry me for $10,000 a year for a year or two i.....
» 18/10/2006 11:42:00 AM Marcus, I think the answer is yes, but I think we need to break-down the ethos of anonymit.....
» 18/10/2006 9:44:45 AM If the ABC sorts its institutional bias out it could make things more difficult for On Lin.....
» 17/10/2006 5:56:32 PM Dear Hasbeen, the dole shouldn't be available to people who have businesses that they are .....
» 17/10/2006 9:54:05 AM It wouldn't just be bigger farmers Wayne. It would also be new entrants into the industry,.....
» 17/10/2006 9:17:59 AM Clive Hamilton is right to tell farmers that if the land can't support them they should ge.....
» 13/10/2006 2:46:10 PM Marcus, this looks like a really interesting thread, but it's going to take me some time t.....
» 13/10/2006 9:43:30 AM Philo, your comment raises the issue as to whether we should be concerned because someone .....
» 12/10/2006 10:46:11 PM I'm in favour of homework, but of the research kind. When I was in primary school I rememb.....
» 12/10/2006 4:03:26 PM The California A-G, up for election later this year, is suing car makers for damages to Ca.....
» 12/10/2006 3:46:12 PM So it's the corporate's fault? No fault in the individuals who respond to the advertising?.....
» 12/10/2006 11:50:27 AM The Australia Institute is right to be concerned about sexualisation of young children, bu.....
» 10/10/2006 9:21:48 PM Brian, there is no apology due to Gore - he said something that was straight-out incorrect.....
» 10/10/2006 9:52:33 AM Brian, you've touched on the really important issue here - it doesn't matter what people l.....
» 9/10/2006 12:54:02 PM Pericles, I wasn't trying to suggest that it is a completely analogous situation to Iraq -.....
» 9/10/2006 12:41:54 PM Sylvia, I'm interested in talking about how to keep threads on topic. There is certainly s.....
» 8/10/2006 1:15:19 PM There is an extraordinary amount of cherry-picking and outright misrepresentation and misd.....
» 5/10/2006 5:32:08 PM I reckon one of the great things about being an Australian (and this is not unique to Aust.....
» 5/10/2006 12:01:50 PM ALP back-bencher, Craig Emerson is not afraid of dancing with wolves, or at least addressi.....
» 5/10/2006 11:49:56 AM An independent report says that the IRA has laid down its arms, according to this report i.....
» 5/10/2006 8:17:39 AM It drives me to tears too ChrisC, whoever you are. Check out the results of the Wegman com.....
» 4/10/2006 9:55:09 PM Fester, if Carbonari is cherry-picking, so is Gore. Ironically, the dramatic scene where h.....
» 3/10/2006 3:38:23 PM Fellow-Human, no-one regards the Pope as divine, not even Catholics. Protestants and Ortho.....
» 27/09/2006 9:47:27 AM And this is the link to the declassified judgement http://www.dni.gov/press_releases/Decla.....
» 27/09/2006 9:44:36 AM It seems we are about to know more about the intelligence assessment as President Bush has.....
» 25/09/2006 11:08:15 PM Robert, I'm wondering what the Democrats would do differently if they win the Whitehouse i.....
» 25/09/2006 1:01:20 PM I'm not infallible Snout, and maybe innumerate! :-(.....
» 25/09/2006 11:46:15 AM That's a bit trite T800. Are you discounting the possibility that they've learned from the.....
» 25/09/2006 9:05:37 AM The New York Times reports on a leaked assessment by 16 US spy agencies at http://www.nyti.....
» 24/09/2006 9:42:01 PM I'm with you on this one Rainier. I understand the feelings towards her, but I think we ar.....
» 22/09/2006 11:09:38 AM I'm not going to go into the details of what Wendy posted because it would perpetuate her .....
» 21/09/2006 10:17:51 PM Guys, this is the end of this argument. No more. Wendy does have a relationship with RSPCA.....
» 21/09/2006 2:32:11 PM There is a "recommend deletion" button at the bottom of each comment. If somethi.....
» 20/09/2006 9:18:15 PM Ozgirl and Pigfarmer, can we keep the level of anger down a bit?.....
» 20/09/2006 8:54:46 PM Don't have a problem with the idea that high ideals can lead people to do dreadful things,.....
» 20/09/2006 5:27:31 PM Rhian, you're making a good point about the darkness in Christianity, but you seem to be m.....
» 18/09/2006 5:22:08 PM Agreement's bursting out all-over. I wasn't saying much more than this. And I don't have a.....
» 17/09/2006 3:38:53 PM There are a lot of comments on this thread which are completely off-topic. If you want to .....
» 16/09/2006 2:41:17 PM Sille, I don't want to upset my friends in the Jewish community, but what you just describ.....
» 9/09/2006 12:10:07 PM Scout, why are you so angry that Christian churches don't do what you want them to do, bec.....
» 9/09/2006 9:08:36 AM You won't find too many Christians in Australia who don't believe in creation OzGirl. And .....
» 9/09/2006 6:13:58 AM Wendy, if I don't respond to one of your arguments it's because I don't see the point. The.....
» 8/09/2006 4:01:33 PM Scout, all abortion debate comes back to whether you are dealing with a third life or not,.....
» 8/09/2006 11:42:16 AM Scout: You might want to review your comments about Pell on the basis that it was Hollingw.....
» 7/09/2006 1:37:03 PM Scout, they probably don't get involved in the issue for the same reason that I don't - th.....
» 7/09/2006 10:33:09 AM Wayne, not a single person in any of our focus groups or online surveys has mentioned this.....
» 7/09/2006 10:21:27 AM Scout, I characterised the act, rather than the person. There is nothing authentically Chr.....
» 7/09/2006 7:07:52 AM Should have known it was a waste of time putting my hand up. Celivia, if priests abuse chi.....
» 6/09/2006 10:56:30 PM Apparently they are, according to the chaplain to the Bishop of Blackburn, according to th.....
» 6/09/2006 10:49:44 PM Celivia, why are you picking on Christians? Most of us don't go around proclaiming our Chr.....
» 6/09/2006 10:22:13 PM He's more likely to be trying to avoid football finals and the imposition of level four wa.....
» 5/09/2006 4:03:10 PM Interesting that there are so many women commenting on this thread. My perception is that .....
» 5/09/2006 2:40:11 PM This discussion is interesting for me because you all seem to be discussing On Line Opinio.....
» 5/09/2006 11:44:59 AM And it gets worse. Now Lawrence Springborg is promising a 10c rebate for ethanol. If ethan.....
» 5/09/2006 9:40:11 AM On Line Opinion sub-leases our offices from a blokey firm of surveyors, not noted for sent.....
» 31/08/2006 10:30:00 AM Dear Boaz, you're making a classic mistake here - you're taking one particular account, by.....
» 30/08/2006 5:15:52 PM On RN this morning Fran Kelly interviewed Robert Pape who has compiled a report on suicide.....
» 28/08/2006 10:34:45 PM Another diversion. I never said it was a magic pill - that's what you're implying. What I .....
» 28/08/2006 9:48:52 PM Yabby, you're just trying to over-complicate the issue and obscure it. If ethanol were to .....
» 24/08/2006 8:09:17 PM I subscribe to the multiple positions approach, but try having a political discussion with.....
» 24/08/2006 8:06:05 PM Mikijo, I'm not an ostrich - neither genetically nor temperamentally - but I'm not into ju.....
» 24/08/2006 3:25:34 PM So how would you ensure that these countries they came from and "that mentally they h.....
» 23/08/2006 11:03:22 PM Congratulations on the first post of the forum since it has been open to everyone, not jus.....
» 23/08/2006 4:55:57 PM The Courier Mail has criticised Beattie for his backflips - they even had a table of them .....
» 23/08/2006 4:35:56 PM Yabby, if it was left to the market that would be one thing, but it isn't being left to th.....
» 19/08/2006 12:25:01 PM Thought this one was interesting - http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/website-scars-top-s.....
» 19/08/2006 12:19:05 PM I'd be interested to know who all those services are. Seems extraordinary if it is true th.....
» 19/08/2006 12:11:29 PM Yabby, if ethanol is to be anymore than a niche additive you'll be talking about absolute .....
» 17/08/2006 6:09:15 PM According to this Australian article http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20.....
» 10/08/2006 10:52:01 AM I read your comments, and I think you did attack him. There are things to attack in the ar.....
» 28/07/2006 11:08:32 AM Boaz, happy to substitute "free" for "great" but I still think your ex.....
» 27/07/2006 5:29:18 PM Nice photo Rancitas. Hope your blog prospers. Apropos Boaz_David's list of why the West i.....
» 11/07/2006 5:09:55 PM I agree with O Sung Wu above. This thread is getting out of control. I've edited Shonga's .....
» 24/06/2006 11:14:29 AM The writer needs to do a little more study of liberalism and he'll find that liberals have.....
» 14/06/2006 6:09:08 PM Redneck, the reason people give up on arguing with you is not because you are winning, but.....
» 13/06/2006 1:37:23 PM Redneck, you're trying to duck the issue of what exactly constitutes a "race". A.....
» 12/06/2006 10:09:33 PM I wouldn't argue with Redneck that particular populations may exhibit particular character.....
» 7/06/2006 5:28:37 AM Horus, you're forgetting Desert Storm and Shock and Awe aren't you? Western cultures are s.....
» 6/06/2006 9:50:29 PM And you'll have to out yourself too Rainier. I'm open to the suggestion, providing the con.....
» 5/06/2006 12:19:34 PM I've had a few complaints about Redneck's post above, and another he's made on another thr.....
» 2/06/2006 1:17:31 PM That's right KAEP, we're so biased that we've allowed numerous posts from you on the subje.....
» 27/04/2006 10:22:13 AM Fellow Human, of course you can criticise US policy or Israel and keep a job at Fox, altho.....
» 25/04/2006 8:16:52 PM Staunch, I was thinking similar things myself, but less eloquently. I thought this was a r.....
» 20/03/2006 10:55:54 AM Is Redneck being intentionally ironic or does he fall into the same trap as he accuses Lab.....
» 18/02/2006 4:13:51 PM Clink, you're over-complicating a very simple issue. I assume this is intentional. It didn.....
» 10/02/2006 3:42:10 PM It's not easy being - I think we all know the answer by now as to where all those flags ca.....
» 9/02/2006 3:56:46 PM Jay, one of the so-far unexplored angles here is that there are plenty of images of Mohamm.....
» 4/02/2006 2:59:59 PM Clink, what's this "Zodiac" you're talking about? And have you any idea how diff.....
» 1/02/2006 12:30:12 PM Chek, I'm afraid I don't have all day to debate the merits of your articles. And I don't t.....
» 31/01/2006 2:06:02 PM Chek, you've pinned the tail on the donkey. I am biased and On Line Opinion is a plot to p.....
» 23/01/2006 6:01:30 PM Clink, you're on the wrong side of the tree! Ramming is defined as prow to ship contact, a.....
» 19/01/2006 10:14:03 PM Arjay, we've had that argument between you and Rainer, now can we move on? He didn't raise.....
» 18/01/2006 5:41:34 PM I think your claim that only those who don't "staunchly" take a position come ou.....
» 17/01/2006 9:49:32 PM Chek, if you didn't know I was still a member of the Liberal Party, then you're not paying.....
» 17/01/2006 10:38:52 AM Chek, your articles were rejected because they weren't good enough. And as you seem to thi.....
» 16/01/2006 12:07:53 PM David, I'm not going to waste time on your diversionary tactics. Allowing an organisation .....
» 15/01/2006 10:40:52 PM AKA, why did I choose Greenpeace? Because the truth is so bloody obvious, and it happened .....
» 13/01/2006 7:30:59 PM Second half Everyone else lies, so why shouldn’t Greenpeace? : Lots of people and organis.....
» 13/01/2006 7:29:27 PM Hi all, thought it was about time that I responded to some comments. Please excuse the sho.....
» 5/12/2005 10:33:42 PM Well, I'm male, 47 and live in south-east Queensland,and while I enjoy a soy capaccino and.....
» 2/12/2005 6:14:09 AM Perhaps I wasn't clear enough Kactuz. The deletions were for impolite language. You can go.....
» 1/12/2005 6:10:28 PM I've amended some posts above. I may have missed some that are offensive, and am happy for.....
» 29/11/2005 7:09:19 PM Kay, We generally only moderate posts when it is pointed out to us that they offend as we.....
» 29/11/2005 1:15:23 PM This is posted on behalf of Boaz_David: Dear Graham could you post this in the 'Some wi.....
» 22/11/2005 1:13:33 PM The problem with analysis like Brown's and most of the rebuttal is that it is very difficu.....
» 28/10/2005 10:01:19 AM Maximus, your post is completely off thread, but needs to be answered. Timkins hasn't been.....
» 11/10/2005 1:50:56 PM Kalweb, I'd like to know how you think a politician does their work. Vicki's moved a motio.....
» 29/09/2005 6:01:14 PM No, we didn't know about Kathe's personal relationship when we published. When I saw The A.....
» 9/08/2005 6:02:02 PM Dear all, I don't propose to do anything about Timkins. He doesn't appear to have broken a.....
» 5/08/2005 10:20:54 AM I agree with most of the comments about GetUp. If you really want to know what I think in .....
» 3/08/2005 6:29:58 AM So Kactuz, Mamdouh Habib was sent to Egypt to be tortured. Were the people that did that a.....
» 3/08/2005 6:20:07 AM There's a few issues here. Garra raises the problem of gatekeeping. On a site our size wit.....
» 30/07/2005 10:29:33 PM Is there some sort of a conspiracy to take this thread off topic? Not sure what article yo.....
» 22/07/2005 11:12:34 AM I've had some complaints that parts of this thread constitute flaming. I don't think it is.....
» 15/07/2005 10:28:08 AM Robert, the editors of the site are reading, but don't see any need to delete Destructor's.....
» 13/07/2005 10:36:34 PM I'd vote for "Moonlight Sonata", improvised by Beethoven in the room next to whe.....
» 29/06/2005 10:30:17 PM Col, the article was untitled when it came to us. Blame us for it......
» 12/06/2005 9:58:35 PM Garra, I think the wit was Gough Whitlam. Freja, Yes, you do have to comment on the art.....
» 10/06/2005 10:43:50 PM So when is an education minister anywhere going to take up this issue of cultural knowledg.....
» 4/06/2005 12:02:55 AM Not just in politics Sylvia. In academia, and in just about any debate. Unfortunately the .....
» 2/06/2005 12:48:25 PM Davo, The poll isn't "mine", it belongs to Rights Australia. Are they the ".....
» 31/05/2005 9:32:13 PM Why would you think that we would rig the results? I notice you haven't bothered to vote -.....
» 30/05/2005 8:12:19 AM I think that there is a serious issue as to whether the continental law system meets the c.....
» 27/05/2005 11:09:02 AM John, I don't doubt that you are genuine, and one thing that argues in favour of that is t.....
» 25/05/2005 1:01:56 PM John, I wonder how flexible your research approach is and whether it is possible that feed.....
» 29/04/2005 11:52:01 AM Nicholas, Your suggestion of allowing social workers to become family law lawyers with ju.....
» 7/04/2005 10:37:51 PM Molly, I was actually trying to summarise what Jennifer was saying, not stating a personal.....
» 6/04/2005 10:00:32 PM Seems to me that you are all on topic in the sense that Jennifer is raising an issue as to.....
» 6/04/2005 9:29:02 AM You're right Garra, some people, like Timkins, but not limited to him, do have hobby horse.....
» 5/04/2005 5:47:34 AM Sophie, I think you are far too optimistic for the future of blogs. While they are bound .....
» 1/04/2005 7:16:51 AM Hey Kristen, I'm interested in your point of view. OFten these things are fashions. Egy.....
» 30/03/2005 3:11:31 PM Sayeret asks me why "[He] get[s] flamed for stating the obvious.... & Josh gets away .....
» 15/03/2005 1:09:47 PM I find discussion of my research interesting. It always seems to ascribe positions on the.....
» 11/03/2005 7:30:26 AM Kenny, I was talking about Jesus, not Paul, the Author of Romans. And I was not suggestin.....
» 10/03/2005 2:23:08 PM The other day my two girls came back from Sunday School with a ruler each and the letters .....
» 7/03/2005 6:08:49 PM Sigh. Grace, I never suggested that Mark Textor was responsible for the canal. I said th.....
» 4/03/2005 12:04:17 PM Grace, you say it is too easy to throw around allegations of bias, and then you accuse me .....
» 2/03/2005 11:53:41 PM There is no doubt that Dr Diesendorf holds the position at UNSW he claims to hold and ther.....
» 2/03/2005 11:33:13 PM Grace, I think your confirmatory bias is showing. Academics do studies on even fewer samp.....
» 1/03/2005 4:06:23 PM Grace, you don't seem to grasp how qualitative polling works versus quantitative. 136 sep.....
» 28/02/2005 4:16:32 PM Grace, If people do not raise an issue it is highly unlikely to have been persuasive. Th.....
» 28/02/2005 11:46:09 AM Grace, I don't think I've ever advanced the idea that "governments don't win, opposit.....
» 21/02/2005 12:27:58 AM Morgonzola, you'd be surprised who accuses me of bias. I respond when I'm attacked, and d.....
» 18/02/2005 2:04:22 PM I'm just catching up on this thread. We would be very interested in hosting a debate on t.....
» 16/02/2005 10:41:41 PM Grace, you essentially say that the people from these institutions are guns for hire who w.....
» 16/02/2005 5:16:10 PM Grace, you won't find the IPA mentioned anywhere on the home page of the site, or anywhere.....
» 16/02/2005 2:22:28 PM Grace, Neither the CIS, nor the IPA, is a "sponsor of this website". They are .....
» 15/02/2005 5:52:15 PM Ozaware, I think you completely overstate your case. Your comments about Morgan aren't he.....
» 15/02/2005 11:59:13 AM Morgonzola, The thing that offends me most deeply about Sawyer's editorial is the assumpt.....
» 14/02/2005 3:21:46 PM Morgonzola, I'm not sure what you're on about, but it seems as though you're suggesting t.....
» 21/01/2005 11:19:58 AM But ARJAY, who would want to belong to your religion? No God, no Church, I would have tho.....
» 4/01/2005 4:50:55 PM How do you non-selectively quote?.....
» 29/12/2004 11:37:00 PM Kalpa, I agree with the dangers of generalising about generations, but there are some inte.....
» 29/12/2004 1:09:47 PM This is a response to Geomat above who appears to think he has been "censored". .....
» 24/12/2004 12:28:53 PM Ayesha, the second wife of Mohammed was 6 when he married her and 9 when they had sexual r.....
» 24/12/2004 8:25:08 AM I'd actually like to see what was said, not that it would change my view of the legislatio.....
» 17/12/2004 11:18:06 AM I don't think China is a bigger contributor to global warming than the US yet - never unde.....
» 14/12/2004 4:29:06 PM I'd be blaming Charles Dickens for all the materialism rather than capitalism! He's credi.....
» 11/12/2004 3:09:45 PM Bob, I noticed that comment too, and in some respects had the same reaction. But that is.....
» 1/12/2004 7:25:27 AM Cameron, articles are written by contributors, but titles by editors, so if you want to bl.....
» 24/11/2004 4:04:56 PM Hi Steve, I'd be interested to see your response to this article http://www.onlineopinion.....
» 24/11/2004 12:45:07 PM Hi Jeff, The titles are set by the editors, so I take ultimate responsibility. It wasn't.....
» 23/11/2004 6:25:29 PM This article really jumped out at me when it came in. It's easy to assume that because yo.....

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