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» 24/03/2017 8:33:28 AM BP says, "It's a fact. It's an insult only if it's not true." Tell that to Bill.....
» 23/03/2017 11:54:41 AM Again, this guy was known to police. If it's a "war", why wasn't he interned? W.....
» 23/03/2017 9:49:31 AM "...the government funded researchers knew very well the result required by their fun.....
» 21/03/2017 9:40:58 AM SA needs a fix before next summer. If they can get a gas plant and gas supply up before th.....
» 20/03/2017 6:48:09 PM ...or they'll be charged with Victorian electricity, I suppose, no need for more wind/sola.....
» 20/03/2017 5:39:24 PM "....batteries are the only short term solution...." forgot to mention the extra.....
» 20/03/2017 5:32:02 PM In the meantime, there is methane already in the ground while hydrogen has to be generated.....
» 18/03/2017 9:33:53 AM To defend my brain-fart a little, Bazz, https://phys.org/news/2017-02-flipping-ammonia-pro.....
» 18/03/2017 1:14:20 AM Just musing, assuming SA doesn't want to do anything sensible and conventional over the lo.....
» 16/03/2017 2:45:32 PM "How long do you think it will be before South Oz comes wanting taxpayer funds to pay.....
» 15/03/2017 2:52:38 PM Musk is offering a half price deal to get his toe in the door. A loss leader ticket to the.....
» 15/03/2017 1:15:25 AM Ooops, that was Vic/NSW/Tas, not Qld.....
» 15/03/2017 1:05:54 AM In order to make the great SA experiment work Vic/NSW/Qld have to soak up SA excess genera.....
» 14/03/2017 3:31:07 PM Here's where plenty of federal money for SA comes from: https://arena.gov.au/media/arena-.....
» 14/03/2017 2:11:56 PM If one penny of federal money goes into this I'll spew......
» 13/03/2017 9:39:51 PM "So if it proves to be a good deal once all the costings come in at what point would .....
» 13/03/2017 12:30:49 PM Our posts must have crossed Aidan. Thank you for confirming that the madness has officiall.....
» 13/03/2017 10:33:17 AM Apologies for my very clumsily expressed OP, which I did on the way out the door. The gist.....
» 11/03/2017 3:31:08 PM Yep, nice Elon wants to help. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-11/tesla-storage-proposal.....
» 2/03/2017 12:23:44 PM Just to clarify, Joe, I was talking about the supposed crime of white society via its serv.....
» 2/03/2017 10:28:42 AM To be found guilty of a crime malintent must be established, amongst other things. Where i.....
» 1/03/2017 10:29:17 AM Windshuttle trumps oral history on this one. This movie spreads to the world a false fab.....
» 27/02/2017 11:01:27 PM Joe, the modern aboriginal narrative survives partly because some bad things did happen, a.....
» 23/02/2017 12:20:39 PM Hear, hear, Bazz. Nice to hear there is no affordable, scalable storage solution, here or.....
» 20/02/2017 7:43:21 PM JB says, "....the discussion should still primarily focus on finding something that p.....
» 20/02/2017 10:31:25 AM From the article, "....large-scale electricity supply is under siege from battery-bac.....
» 17/02/2017 12:22:03 AM If the cost of gas could be lowered the emission reductions achieved would be of little co.....
» 16/02/2017 1:35:22 PM Barnett will form a three way coalition......
» 15/02/2017 7:56:19 PM Further to SM’s point, were Australia to mine its own gas as Alan B. suggests, there is a .....
» 15/02/2017 11:07:18 AM Here's Finkel on storage. http://reneweconomy.com.au/energy-storage-one-of-australias-big.....
» 14/02/2017 9:25:34 PM no... that's USCWAP......
» 14/02/2017 8:48:17 PM Labor has been dragged left and looney on electricity generation, but so has the general p.....
» 14/02/2017 6:29:04 PM "The gas that comes out of our ground is our gas! And the natural cost of supplying o.....
» 11/02/2017 8:12:52 PM SA blames the energy authority for a failure to "demand" that ENGIE crank up Pel.....
» 7/02/2017 7:45:39 PM How tiresome is becoming the meme that the "political class" have "lost tou.....
» 28/01/2017 1:22:26 PM Re "The Wall" and who will pay for it, how does placing a tariff on Mexican impo.....
» 23/01/2017 10:17:24 PM A very nice article, thank you, Don. I don't understand why it draws some of the odd comm.....
» 16/01/2017 2:57:37 PM You're right Bazz. http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201701141297286?make=nis.....
» 16/01/2017 11:53:43 AM I'm not for a second suggesting battery storage matched with renewables, but with thermal .....
» 15/01/2017 4:30:39 PM The rising cost of oil predicted is why we must electrify city transport ASAP and reduce o.....
» 11/01/2017 3:00:54 PM "..there will be a horrified scream." Yes, like a baby losing its warm, fuzzy b.....
» 11/01/2017 9:53:21 AM Sure Bazz, What would be the point of pairing a nuclear reactor, which can already provid.....
» 10/01/2017 8:30:08 PM "Also the nuclear waste problem has still not been solved over half a century into th.....
» 10/01/2017 11:58:25 AM "...political leaders need to confront public fears." Yes, Foxy, and reason mus.....
» 9/01/2017 10:39:40 PM For you, Foxy, https://www.panterapress.com.au/shop/product/5/why-vs-why-nuclear-power N.....
» 9/01/2017 12:54:47 PM From Foxy, "We'll have to wait and see what develops as far as our energy sources g.....
» 6/01/2017 12:19:56 PM PS, you do realize that not only domestic, gov't and industrial needs must be met but also.....
» 6/01/2017 12:11:08 PM Paul 1405, "On one side we have a do nothing head in the sand conservative band who .....
» 4/01/2017 8:01:38 PM So, Bazz, honest Greens believe Gov't should allocate an electricity allowance (fairly, so.....
» 4/01/2017 12:17:47 PM If that was the end of the price-hikes, SM, we could all live with it. However it's only t.....
» 3/01/2017 8:17:42 PM From Foxy's favourite site: http://www.dw.com/en/nuclear-reactor-sites-dismantle-or-fenc.....
» 3/01/2017 9:39:33 AM Foxy, that there are a variety of energy sources is undisputable, but which are dispatchab.....
» 2/01/2017 6:01:15 PM The cost of nuclear will fall dramatically with layers upon redundant layers of regulation.....
» 10/12/2016 4:54:30 PM I had hoped our chief scientist would lead the nuclear debate but he is as doe-eyed about .....
» 20/11/2016 9:14:41 PM Taking the waste goes together with the taking the money to excavate over the 10 or 11 yea.....
» 16/11/2016 1:32:00 PM I won't debate hydro, Aidan. If you want to argue it's capable of load following wind and .....
» 16/11/2016 12:52:34 AM PS Presuming sufficient interconnection and that you have no ideological problem with nucl.....
» 15/11/2016 11:00:21 PM Firstly, I reiterate that none of my comments on renewables ever refer to hydro. It works .....
» 11/11/2016 9:46:09 AM forgot to add this https://www.aemo.com.au/-/media/Files/Electricity/NEM/Planning_and_For.....
» 11/11/2016 9:44:02 AM Really don't want to revive this thread, but: Where you say, Aidan, "In some parts .....
» 10/11/2016 10:55:45 PM "Whose stance do you prefer?" Trump must have the idea of decreasing export cos.....
» 10/11/2016 1:36:40 PM The military will have to be scaled back to afford the repair of industrial heartland. Tar.....
» 9/11/2016 2:45:31 PM Of course nuclear material is stored above ground until ready to sink, Pogi. If it's judge.....
» 8/11/2016 9:20:58 PM According to Noel, the two major bases on which the jury made its decisions were what the .....
» 8/11/2016 5:42:45 PM Aidan, Of course there is emissions abatement with load following gas turbines c.f. FF ba.....
» 7/11/2016 8:38:09 PM The Clash of the Titans! It's awesome!.....
» 7/11/2016 12:36:29 PM ...where I said "there is barely be an emissions effect..", please read "em.....
» 7/11/2016 12:29:48 PM Aidan, I've no issue with anything you've say about connectivity solutions. Flywheels for .....
» 4/11/2016 10:24:15 AM Did I hear Josh Frydenberg suggest on ABC that more power disruptions may be expected as w.....
» 3/11/2016 10:24:02 AM 'cept the Kiwis won't come at it, SM, saying they won't accept them if it results in diffe.....
» 3/11/2016 10:13:49 AM Ad hoc piecemeal decision-making. Vic baseload to be replaced by intermittent renewables .....
» 3/11/2016 8:47:01 AM The FBI has taken sides. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/01/us/politics/fbi-russia-electio.....
» 2/11/2016 2:38:43 PM The jury came up with a sensible decision http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-austral.....
» 31/10/2016 4:55:43 PM Pogi, The business risk is completely subject to the safety risk. The business case is .....
» 31/10/2016 10:46:59 AM In Ontario, nuclear and hydro and coal provided the electricity before this great idea tha.....
» 30/10/2016 8:43:32 PM I don't care much whether or not South Australians decide to take nuclear material from ar.....
» 29/10/2016 10:43:12 PM "You acknowledge you have taken a hardline position in the past...." if that mea.....
» 29/10/2016 3:13:06 PM "But, they are mostly Catholic, not moslems as you claimed." I didn't, but do co.....
» 29/10/2016 1:30:42 PM "I don't see why the Nauru Government would want, or allow, such a poisonous Religion.....
» 29/10/2016 11:03:12 AM where I said above, "......and any assurances by the Malaysian gov't should be consid.....
» 29/10/2016 10:40:20 AM Nauru became a signatory to the convention to do the deal with Oz and get it through our H.....
» 28/10/2016 5:24:25 PM I won't take them into my home because that would encourage more refugees to come by boat,.....
» 28/10/2016 11:57:58 AM "..against their will"? Geez, "we" are worse than I thought......
» 28/10/2016 10:07:49 AM JKJ, I think it's pretty clear I want my country to pay for a more humane approach to 'st.....
» 27/10/2016 3:32:29 PM Where plants do grow better this is offset by where they grow worse. https://www.youtube......
» 26/10/2016 4:22:01 PM Re Ontario, which I mentioned above, see page 15 of https://www.ospe.on.ca/public/document.....
» 26/10/2016 12:44:20 PM The whole country needs a education in nuclear energy, not just Trisha Dee, who's mind is .....
» 25/10/2016 10:37:52 AM ....and I oppose carbon pricing that benefits renewables......
» 25/10/2016 10:32:16 AM Craig says, "Nuclear may be a possible adjunct to renewables, but for the medium term.....
» 25/10/2016 10:12:29 AM They don't get to Oz but to NZ, or, to Malaysia if we can swing a solution there. If we ca.....
» 24/10/2016 10:04:38 PM How many days, weeks, months of storage defines availability "on-demand"? Nobody.....
» 24/10/2016 4:13:29 PM If I respected you I'd take that as an insult. "This has nothing to do with 'humanit.....
» 24/10/2016 3:10:30 PM Craig arrived at "I am strongly of the view that the way forward is to work toward a .....
» 24/10/2016 2:35:51 PM ...." I would rather be thought dim than be seen running down my own country and its .....
» 24/10/2016 12:15:05 PM IMA = irregular maritime arrival Yes, qualified refugee = approved refugee. They cannot b.....
» 24/10/2016 10:54:44 AM Loudy, are you purposefully being dim for a rhetorical purpose? I do not support IMA's. I.....
» 24/10/2016 10:18:11 AM Joe, Nauru was humanitarian in aim without throwing down a welcome mat. It did the job of.....
» 23/10/2016 6:06:05 PM I'd have written your post myself, until recently, Loudy. While we did not set out to be.....
» 22/10/2016 8:47:18 PM It has now become quite apparent that the people and authorities of Nauru are incapable of.....
» 21/10/2016 7:21:49 PM "At no time have I advocated a shift to 100% renewable energy", followed by ... .....
» 18/10/2016 11:19:49 PM A woman should not purposefully have children she can't support, whatever her biological u.....
» 18/10/2016 6:35:08 PM Yep, Germany swings between being a beggar and Santa Claus, France the big winner. It's wh.....
» 18/10/2016 4:20:51 PM Oz renewablistas point to the German transition experiment as a major success story, not m.....
» 17/10/2016 6:16:25 PM As so often, you're right. South Australia hadn't happened. P&H looked at future technica.....
» 17/10/2016 5:12:00 PM "To this point there hasn't been much investment in storage, other than pumped hydro......
» 15/10/2016 10:21:25 AM If you liked that, then you'll enjoy this http://fairytalesoftheworld.com/all-stories/.....
» 13/10/2016 5:27:38 PM Thought I'd just pop my head in. Thanks for the link to the pamphlet, Craig, possibly the .....
» 13/10/2016 11:49:36 AM http://www.energy-fundamentals.eu/15.htm.....
» 19/08/2016 4:02:59 PM A little further reading around the matter :http://theconversation.com/no-the-bureau-of-me.....
» 18/08/2016 9:06:02 PM Further to the parallel with Japan: http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/would-chin.....
» 18/08/2016 7:50:43 PM Loudy says, "Then, it can move on Singapore and Malaysia. Then, as Japan did before i.....
» 9/08/2016 4:25:01 PM "The data tell us that current temperatures are by no means unusual. Since that doesn.....
» 8/08/2016 5:26:50 PM "No chance apparently that the rises in temperature were caused by things other than .....
» 8/08/2016 12:29:02 PM "YOU think their paper proves the opposite" Nothing is proven in science, only .....
» 7/08/2016 9:52:24 PM "The original paper sort of made that claim, but, following criticism, Marcott was fo.....
» 6/08/2016 9:17:20 PM BTW, love it or hate it, here's some of Marcott's work incorporated into an awareness post.....
» 6/08/2016 6:40:28 PM re Marcott, mhaze, he also demonstrates that the rate of surface temperature increase sinc.....
» 30/07/2016 10:07:05 AM Of course, Steele, Australia's involvement against IS puts us in harm's way, but don't use.....
» 29/07/2016 8:35:12 PM There goes the supposed adult discourse promised by Malcolm and the LNP. What a stupid, pe.....
» 28/07/2016 5:24:40 PM Steele, you seem to be a self-righteous risk-taker with the lives of others. Why not grow .....
» 27/07/2016 11:30:21 AM The article espouses nice thoughts about educating immigrants, which would bear some fruit.....
» 26/07/2016 2:03:59 PM While on the topic of the Donald, ye gads! http://michaelmoore.com/trumpwillwin/ It's off.....
» 23/07/2016 5:05:38 PM Over in WA there is an argument that culling sharks near beaches would stop so many people.....
» 22/07/2016 9:00:17 PM Aidan asks, "Are you sure RWE's financial problems aren't caused by the cost of decom.....
» 19/07/2016 1:31:40 PM Jumping the gun there. From http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/05/20/national/number-f.....
» 18/07/2016 9:15:11 PM Susie says ".... we shouldn't allow those mainly brown coloured followers of Islam in.....
» 18/07/2016 3:42:39 PM Islam, hence radical Islam, has now made headway into Europe whilst eating away at it from.....
» 17/07/2016 11:36:15 AM The "coup" had a hollow ring from the start, and gave rise to the oxymoron of &q.....
» 17/07/2016 11:27:42 AM Simples, Loudy, when they want their money, with interest, we just print them some. They'l.....
» 17/07/2016 8:01:15 AM ...and just to preempt the usual suspects with their usual comments: I am excluding hydro.....
» 17/07/2016 7:52:07 AM Hansen's carbon tax proposal, as applied here in Oz, was turned to subsidizing the renewab.....
» 16/07/2016 5:19:13 PM If there was no Senate, Abbott's budget would have passed. Now the electors have not bee.....
» 16/07/2016 12:54:17 PM I second Peter Lang's comment......
» 16/07/2016 10:41:28 AM A Senate elected and voting along party lines is not what our founding fathers had in mind.....
» 16/07/2016 10:23:19 AM More on radiation. Smokers beware. https://youtu.be/TRL7o2kPqw0.....
» 15/07/2016 12:18:59 PM Tax avoidance by the big boys is an international issue http://thenewdaily.com.au/money/20.....
» 14/07/2016 12:11:12 PM The only opposition to China that is possible is military might. Or, perhaps there'll be .....
» 12/07/2016 12:51:35 AM Leo, I stopped reading your posts about two years ago when I realized they were all the sa.....
» 11/07/2016 10:18:36 PM Why must recognizing the problem be cojoined with carbon pricing and renewables? They are.....
» 11/07/2016 8:39:02 PM ...by "debt reduction" I mean along the lines the LNP took to the election and w.....
» 11/07/2016 8:28:50 PM With Sam Dastiyari and Pauline Hanson refusing to observe that winning gov't is a mandate .....
» 10/07/2016 9:46:15 PM Aidan, there is no magic pudding. Printing money has its downsides. One is to increase in.....
» 7/07/2016 11:21:52 AM We need some meaningful/required work done for this to succeed, so how about suggestions? .....
» 7/07/2016 12:40:37 AM Load following needs are reduced the greater the level of nuclear in the mix. Also, the ne.....
» 6/07/2016 11:39:36 PM Yes, Yuyu, you are a rock, you are an island......
» 6/07/2016 8:35:21 PM "When a Gov't lies thru' its gills to get elected, a la Abbott's outfit, the Senate's.....
» 6/07/2016 8:02:30 PM What of the methane issue, Roses1, methane?! Also, still not sure whether consumer purcha.....
» 6/07/2016 7:50:28 PM Again, my reference was to the House of Reps. However, conservative senators blocking sup.....
» 6/07/2016 4:51:23 PM "Wouldn't South Australian NXT senators who be fulfilling their duty by lobbying for .....
» 5/07/2016 12:00:11 PM And methane?.....
» 5/07/2016 10:45:03 AM Roses 1 France's power costs were amortized as are Germany's, but the massive basic cost .....
» 4/07/2016 9:17:28 PM PS, his Senate reforms saw no seats won by micro-parties, but deposing Abbott brought Paul.....
» 4/07/2016 9:07:05 PM Yes Yabby, if Malcolm pulls it off it'll be well done. He deposed a leader who would have.....
» 4/07/2016 4:02:18 PM Roses1, You bring a cost case against nuclear when French households (nuclear) pay around.....
» 4/07/2016 11:43:52 AM Another feature that arose is the vote for the parochials with no national interest at hea.....
» 4/07/2016 10:22:27 AM Little wonder it's close. The LNP wears the odium of necessary curtailing of pension ".....
» 4/07/2016 12:14:43 AM I have a plan to use mice on treadmills to power the world. It's feasible, I calculated it.....
» 1/07/2016 6:05:30 PM "Do you know how many wind and PV power stations there are? Thousands. How many solar.....
» 1/07/2016 12:22:06 PM "The only reasonable conclusion is that most Australian property investors don’t real.....
» 1/07/2016 10:57:57 AM NG is writing down a business loss against income from paid employment. Most countries all.....
» 29/06/2016 11:41:47 PM "You both need to realise that first-home buyers and other owner occupiers still make.....
» 29/06/2016 1:13:04 PM "...if you want the NG benefits on older homes, you simply pay $1500 and form a trust.....
» 29/06/2016 10:22:04 AM Thanks for that handy, informative quotation from unbiased investment experts. If you're .....
» 29/06/2016 1:00:19 AM " I'm not sure that subsidising loss making investments really aligns with any true n.....
» 28/06/2016 10:45:51 PM If you want limits on NG, argue for that, not its abolition, and apply it to all asset cla.....
» 28/06/2016 9:41:23 PM I said "Housing supply will fall". No, demand will outstrip supply......
» 28/06/2016 9:18:16 PM " If you would like to explain why it isn't then I am all ears." Really? Let me.....
» 26/06/2016 11:39:46 PM Keating, spot on as always. Greens are dags on the fly-blown backside of the Labor Party......
» 24/06/2016 9:13:23 PM Thanks, Keith. When will we get on with the advancement of nuclear? Australia's Chief-Sci.....
» 21/06/2016 12:17:50 AM If the option is fragmentation into minors or a major party I don't support, give me the l.....
» 18/06/2016 8:10:51 PM My sister teaches secondary maths and science. She works a 45-55 hr week (depending on tim.....
» 15/06/2016 2:39:38 PM ....further to, Heinberg's conclusion is for a lower but sustainable, standard of living t.....
» 15/06/2016 1:44:41 PM Richard Heinberg simply writes off nuclear as if it weren't there, despite its operation i.....
» 13/06/2016 3:32:34 PM The shooter had been under investigation by the FBI. Guys like this fall off the radar whe.....
» 13/06/2016 2:09:28 PM IMO, Technology trumps resources, eg., tungsten is in short supply so we shift from incan.....
» 12/06/2016 12:54:50 PM Playing pea'n'thimble with ourselves over how we pay the preposterously huge cost of going.....
» 10/06/2016 12:32:37 PM Regarding sending a man to the moon, a mass solar installation has proven to be a dud in S.....
» 10/06/2016 10:18:37 AM I can only hope the LNP will not come out with its own grand statement about renewables an.....
» 6/06/2016 11:00:29 PM Labors/Greens renewables targets are pointless without bringing into account the CO2 emitt.....
» 5/06/2016 2:14:10 PM I find aboriginal degrees and the following inane wastes of taxpayer money. http://www.1.....
» 5/06/2016 1:36:51 PM It's all here Loudy, http://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/selfdetermination/.....
» 30/05/2016 9:27:13 PM "Even those who drop out learn stuff, both from the course content and the experience.....
» 29/05/2016 7:56:49 PM I'm talking about Govt supported places, Susie. http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassis.....
» 29/05/2016 5:52:43 PM ATAR exams ARE effectively run by the universities as it is. The question is, why should .....
» 28/05/2016 10:49:57 AM OK butch, have it your way. I expect that the abolition of NG would therefore put money ba.....
» 27/05/2016 9:25:14 PM butch, you're wrong with, "... negative gearing also subsidizes rents" and ".....
» 27/05/2016 9:48:00 AM Printing more currency devalues that already in circulation, increasing national debt in A.....
» 26/05/2016 9:53:00 PM I'm not sure I've got the three to four year degree thing right. What is the case is that .....
» 26/05/2016 8:38:33 PM Stone refers to "...subsidised loans to churn tens of thousands each year through wor.....
» 25/05/2016 7:39:25 PM ..and with that, he/she pirouettes and exits the stage, but not before parroting the party.....
» 25/05/2016 1:25:28 PM "Luciferase still has his nose out of joint because Poirot preferred the opinions of .....
» 24/05/2016 8:54:32 PM Loudy, You've got Pirouette's bottom lip all a'quiver. Don't expect him/her to follow th.....
» 20/05/2016 9:59:29 PM Poirot. I don't give a toss, frankly, whether changes are made to NG. I still have choices.....
» 20/05/2016 5:49:56 PM "While you and I have debated this issue.." Debated? Don't flatter yourself......
» 20/05/2016 10:25:10 AM Poirot: "negative gearing largesse", "the dividend", "tax minimis.....
» 19/05/2016 6:37:11 PM Below is something challenging the the "Linear No Threshold" model ( https://en......
» 19/05/2016 5:58:37 PM Feney said NG costs each taxpayer $310 p.a. He's stupid or lying. Provided the basic taxa.....
» 19/05/2016 2:38:16 AM Some facts to bring to the discussion, if it helps: http://www.budget.gov.au/2015-16/conte.....
» 17/05/2016 12:22:03 PM "So EROEI may exceed 2 already. If not, it will soon." Whoopty doo!And what abo.....
» 17/05/2016 10:38:54 AM A discount is a discount, and in a low inflation environment, with a medium term outlook, .....
» 16/05/2016 10:16:33 PM Poirot, I really don't know why you weigh back into this discussion with the same vacuous .....
» 12/05/2016 5:03:52 PM Here's a holistic look at NG, per se. I concurs with what I have said here. Poirot, and ot.....
» 12/05/2016 9:38:34 AM I'd like to have a beer with Duncan, and help him with his family budget, so he can afford.....
» 11/05/2016 10:12:48 AM On ABC Lateline last night the point that NG is time-shifting of an operating loss was mad.....
» 10/05/2016 10:47:40 AM Correction to first line of last post, "On the psyche of the currently negatively gea.....
» 10/05/2016 10:31:46 AM On the psyche of the currently negatively geared housing investor: Does he hold and wait .....
» 9/05/2016 8:34:31 PM The paper supports the view that CG tax treatment is the first matter at issue and that NG.....
» 6/05/2016 9:55:53 AM "To give 17,000 $ to a millionaire is to pay for his weekends cognac." Yeah, ea.....
» 5/05/2016 8:01:58 PM "Imagine all property investment had to be thru' a company to get loss write-downs.&q.....
» 5/05/2016 7:49:59 PM The 4-Corners program began with property spruikers telling punters about the wonders of n.....
» 5/05/2016 4:52:34 PM Changes to super significantly impact on the wealthier. There's too much focus on the rise.....
» 5/05/2016 12:35:36 PM "Negative gearing is subsidizing their rents" Sorry, can't let that go. NG is n.....
» 4/05/2016 1:16:04 PM "...having previously seen studies which tried to convert non energy costs (such as i.....
» 4/05/2016 9:50:22 AM Perhaps migrants, refugee and economic, could be incentivized to settle elsewhere in Oz ra.....
» 4/05/2016 7:53:29 AM "AIUI the chosen submarine design has greaterl range and quieter propulsionn than its.....
» 3/05/2016 9:57:58 AM ...not "completely", sorry, NG is third in the order of factors. If we look at .....
» 3/05/2016 9:34:38 AM "Well my thoughts are that while negative gearing has played its part in inflating pr.....
» 3/05/2016 12:29:48 AM 4-Corners could have chosen less of a tragic than the young lady (and absent partner) tryi.....
» 2/05/2016 6:53:05 PM The example given is unclear to me (e.g. $10000 existing mortgage?), but stamp duty is car.....
» 2/05/2016 1:24:24 PM If you can't afford to live in a home of a standard and location to which you feel entitle.....
» 2/05/2016 10:28:35 AM ...and, if, at times Gov't wants to stimulate new building, it could extend full (uncapped.....
» 2/05/2016 10:12:55 AM The whole "point" of using NG is leverage. In itself it is not a path to riches .....
» 2/05/2016 9:45:54 AM I expect people with whom I discuss a topic have a well informed, down to details, opinion.....
» 2/05/2016 8:48:33 AM As I thought, Poirot, all pants and no trousers......
» 1/05/2016 11:26:55 PM Poirot: "The reason I always cite "higher authority" like Koukoulas and Esl.....
» 1/05/2016 11:15:59 AM "No one has any issue with being able to deduct business expenses....." Hooray,.....
» 1/05/2016 1:58:22 AM Australian cities vary in housing affordability. What gives anyone the right to live where.....
» 30/04/2016 9:15:16 PM Stop crapping on and address my points on taxation. Acknowledge the fair way forward vs L.....
» 30/04/2016 8:15:20 PM I too believe Poirot is stirring possum and struggling to understand the basics of taxatio.....
» 29/04/2016 9:35:15 PM "....perhaps you can come up with a better arrangement - one that targets more fulsom.....
» 29/04/2016 12:10:26 PM Address the points, Poirot, or are you just in this to kick up dust like the Labor Party? .....
» 29/04/2016 10:54:08 AM PSS. Incorporated into my proposal above could be a limited operating loss for the individ.....
» 29/04/2016 10:28:01 AM PS, I'm talking about applying these principles to all asset classes, not just housing......
» 29/04/2016 10:19:55 AM The same tax system has not seen the share-market do what property has done. Explain why .....
» 28/04/2016 5:15:55 PM ".... and the CGT discount enables you to minimize the tax on your profit – because y.....
» 28/04/2016 2:15:18 PM If "It does not say house prices would drop", Poirot, what is all this about imp.....
» 28/04/2016 10:12:19 AM "If labor wins government there will be a mini boom on housing,..." Can't see wh.....
» 27/04/2016 11:35:45 PM Re Labor's NG changes,Poirot opines "The only impact on rents would be to reduce them.....
» 27/04/2016 11:02:17 PM When the 50% concession on CGT came in for assets held for longer than a year, indexing th.....
» 27/04/2016 12:58:59 PM "Could you please explain the reasons for the involvement of the United States in all.....
» 25/04/2016 7:34:14 PM I hear that, david f. Where would you place, say, China's annexation and militarization o.....
» 25/04/2016 4:12:55 PM On Anzac day I remind my kids that they, or their children or grandchildren, may be called.....
» 24/04/2016 5:10:18 PM Yes RDS, it's fit-outs at ten paces! I reiterate, The GST is about goods and services, no.....
» 22/04/2016 5:34:00 PM Shares are not goods so the "G" in GST doesn't apply. Stamp duty, tho', now the.....
» 21/04/2016 8:26:22 PM "squalor is not poverty" Hear, hear. There's a guy who drives an old rusty Bong.....
» 21/04/2016 3:52:49 PM Loudy, You need to provide an online link. Re EJ's "As for the whining industry, le.....
» 20/04/2016 12:10:02 PM "Apartheid" is a good description, albeit not intended. Your points about urban .....
» 20/04/2016 11:30:58 AM The land will come via corporations (so can carry losses forward) that have multiple proje.....
» 19/04/2016 1:14:15 PM Geez, plantagenet, what's wrong with just giving us the link instead of your daily quota? .....
» 19/04/2016 11:01:27 AM On that one, Bernie, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aboriginal_land_rights_in_Australi.....
» 19/04/2016 9:43:23 AM The provision of services, including health, education and shelter to wherever aborigines .....
» 17/04/2016 9:56:02 PM Hasbeen et al, MT's spending political capital to bring on a DD that can only help LNP as.....
» 17/04/2016 8:07:29 PM It's the "G" in NG that allows the canny punter to back himself, with a small st.....
» 15/04/2016 1:53:28 PM I have no issue with freedom loving Chinese living here. If they loved the Communist Party.....
» 15/04/2016 1:07:08 PM IMO it comes down to when you war with China, now, or in 50 years thru' our grandchildren......
» 14/04/2016 2:04:00 PM Perth and Sydney were the canaries in the coal-mine, once vacancy rates fell elsewhere the.....
» 14/04/2016 1:06:31 PM Calm down Shal! Don't know why your hackles are up against me, I'm agreeing with you. Wa.....
» 14/04/2016 12:24:27 PM ...and, investment in new rental housing will not happen until rents rise enough to mitiga.....
» 14/04/2016 10:56:35 AM Re ABC FactCheck (P's link) I see rents adjusted for inflation used against the case that .....
» 13/04/2016 12:35:01 PM Let's not be stupid enough to think there will not be winners and losers in Labor's plan. .....
» 12/04/2016 11:10:23 PM I'm for small remote communities to wither through withdrawal of services to the point dec.....
» 2/04/2016 5:10:25 PM For anyone non-scholar who wants to examine Donner's "sweeping hypothesis" (as o.....
» 1/04/2016 1:15:53 AM " ...and, above all, the intrinsic appeal of the Islamic belief." Really? ".....
» 31/03/2016 10:11:06 AM "You are talking about aiding and abetting murder..." No more so than what happe.....
» 30/03/2016 1:23:37 PM If we really are at "war" with terrorism there no problem with "extra-judic.....
» 28/03/2016 4:30:19 PM "...is the IS magazine "Dabiq" a reliable enough source of information...&q.....
» 26/03/2016 6:19:27 PM I see our posts crossed, grateful. It is too cute to separate the historic and present da.....
» 26/03/2016 5:10:55 PM "...concede to undisputed authority." Is that the sum total of your argument, gr.....
» 24/03/2016 9:52:27 PM Google "devshirme". Google "millet ottoman" Perhaps look at http://ww.....
» 24/03/2016 1:19:08 PM " If what you are saying about traditional Islam is true, then all other religions---.....
» 23/03/2016 8:12:52 PM JoM, that is exactly what is needed. I'm not into the semantics of whether or not IS has .....
» 23/03/2016 10:06:18 AM I keep hearing of the "war against terrorism". In a war, enemy sympathizers are.....
» 18/03/2016 12:12:31 AM One joke aside for another, the Chinese say the airbase and harbour they've built in the m.....
» 17/03/2016 11:29:54 PM Lebensraum?.....
» 10/03/2016 7:32:35 PM The family home will be factored into pension eligibility, as it should've been already. W.....
» 4/03/2016 4:05:16 PM More good news, Butch, when your house value goes down the rental yield goes up, without e.....
» 4/03/2016 11:13:01 AM I agree, skyrocket, and after that new investors will return to the market. Gov't will be .....
» 3/03/2016 4:20:07 PM What is not considered by "think tanks" such as http://www.afr.com/news/politics.....
» 3/03/2016 9:24:37 AM It is clear that Labor is looking to drive down house values by saddling investment in it .....
» 2/03/2016 10:13:36 PM Butch CGT came in Sept (think) '85, and NG pre-existed this. Capital gain/loss and operat.....
» 2/03/2016 10:11:46 AM Reading my comment back, what I meant to say more clearly is that companies can write off .....
» 2/03/2016 12:03:58 AM Nice one N82. A company structure allows an operating loss to be written down against a f.....
» 29/02/2016 2:18:45 PM So, Aidan, NG is not the culprit forcing up property prices to unaffordable levels for new.....
» 29/02/2016 10:16:17 AM Brainfart No. 47: Why not extend the limitation on NG to the purchase of newly issued shar.....
» 23/02/2016 10:26:43 AM Rather than NG why not allow losses to be written of against future capital gains? This mi.....
» 1/01/2016 9:54:06 PM That something is possible in theory does not make it a viable solution. The unimaginable .....
» 1/01/2016 12:06:51 AM Hydro, the last bastion of a renewables scoundel. Where it is viable, it is viable, not wi.....
» 30/12/2015 10:52:28 PM It would be helpful if Hansen et al pointed out that renewables only make sense off-grid. .....
» 24/12/2015 7:01:10 PM Base-load power can, if called upon, deliver a major city's needs 24/7/365 Your position.....
» 23/12/2015 10:34:27 AM .." a backup is essential whatever our energy source" Really? What backup do nu.....
» 13/12/2015 11:51:16 AM SAINTS, you asked "So in your opinion what’s changed? I gave a number of points in my.....
» 10/12/2015 2:36:50 PM Of course the other major romantic attraction to Muslim youth is that a caliphate exists, .....
» 10/12/2015 10:42:03 AM Sorry, SAINTS, just coming back to OLO after torrid times. What has changed, you asked. T.....
» 1/12/2015 10:40:55 PM How has government "sucked up" to Muslims other than failing to name the problem.....
» 24/11/2015 4:32:23 PM The value of taxi plates is set by a market responding to supply and demand. Gov't is in .....
» 21/11/2015 10:07:21 PM Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubihad holds some notion that non-Muslims should have been over the.....
» 21/11/2015 8:35:22 AM "You have no reason to believe that ISIS represents Islam or that I am a supporter of.....
» 19/11/2015 4:26:57 PM grateful, don't confuse mathematical proof with support for a hypothesis and Aristotle did.....
» 5/11/2015 10:07:41 AM Turnbull's claim of compensation for all does not apply to self-funded retirees, I'll bet......
» 30/10/2015 2:03:36 PM Add me to your list of admirers, David. Best wishes......
» 19/09/2015 8:47:06 PM There have been enough actual and thwarted attacks in Australia and the world in recent ye.....
» 15/09/2015 9:44:58 AM If he wants to stamp himself as a leader he should go DD as soon as he can to get the Sena.....
» 14/09/2015 7:07:43 PM I feel a DD election in my waters. The LNP will win it with Turnbull......
» 13/09/2015 7:24:52 PM Kurds and Shia are fleeing death just the same as the rest. Those of that persuasion in Au.....
» 13/09/2015 11:46:45 AM No minority is more despised and marginalized by all religious sides in the ME than atheis.....
» 12/09/2015 6:43:30 PM "Women, children, families especially persecuted ethnic minorities..." Why sani.....
» 11/09/2015 3:23:57 PM From http://www.icv.org.au/index.php/latest-news/media-releases/382-icv-urges-pm-to-be-fai.....
» 8/09/2015 6:09:13 PM "Obviously the industrial process should produce something of value, but not somethin.....
» 8/09/2015 2:15:49 PM Aidan says:"....install much more capacity than we need, and have some industrial pro.....
» 8/09/2015 11:48:02 AM How do atheists undermine prosperity, oh dear runner? This should be good......
» 7/09/2015 10:15:39 PM I'm for taking only atheist refugees, for upping the overall number by 10000 p.a., and rai.....
» 7/09/2015 9:44:51 AM Correction, in AUSTRALIA coal's the cheapest way to productivity, not everywhere. Nuclear .....
» 7/09/2015 9:31:21 AM "Infrastructure subsidies are a gross economic cost to the country, but if they resul.....
» 5/09/2015 2:27:18 PM From a number of statements by warmair with which I disagree, I choose one with which I ca.....
» 2/09/2015 5:40:25 PM David f's treatise on masturbation is like Dali's on farting. Methinks it a waste of inst.....
» 25/08/2015 2:02:12 PM "Four Corners last night. The ABC seems to have dropped its bias.", ......but wh.....
» 19/08/2015 12:32:32 PM I'm for transparency. Rather than Tranter making claims that may well have a basis and the.....
» 18/08/2015 7:54:58 PM Obama says, 70% renewable energy is required globally to avoid CAGW. How and by when? Put.....
» 14/08/2015 8:42:01 PM Rhostry, I don't want to see you do your dough. As I think I once told you, fuel-cells fe.....
» 13/08/2015 9:33:28 AM Solar thermal? Not for poor people Robert. You can knock this guy's motives but the numbe.....
» 12/08/2015 10:11:29 PM It's out, Shallow is a LNP troll on loan from Russia! http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/.....
» 12/08/2015 7:47:36 PM "Here ERoEI raises its head again, the energy needed to build the storage at the bott.....
» 12/08/2015 5:50:00 PM "Technically it is not a problem to achieve 100% renewable electricity for Australia,.....
» 7/08/2015 3:53:08 PM "I am not a big fan of nuclear energy.....because it provides a false hope of cheap e.....
» 5/08/2015 2:57:30 PM "Italy is only about 3% the area of the USA" Good grief! That's about 300,000 s.....
» 4/08/2015 10:46:38 PM I have read them and your effort to equate Gillian Triggs with BB is what hangs you. Other.....
» 4/08/2015 9:29:16 PM otb, you appear to have little appreciation of the difference between BB's massive over-re.....
» 4/08/2015 8:17:13 PM I really don't know what references to growing renewable energy penetration demonstrates. .....
» 4/08/2015 12:33:10 AM Robert wrote, "For the record do NOT think that the answer is "renewables" .....
» 2/08/2015 11:39:16 PM Dreeeaam, dream, dream, dream. Good grief!.....
» 2/08/2015 2:20:41 PM The heat would not be so much upon BB if she wasn't, bar none, the worst Speaker Australia.....
» 2/08/2015 12:47:49 PM No danger? Of course there is! But look at the death record rather than vivid imaginations.....
» 1/08/2015 11:12:08 PM To add, from http://www.radiationandreason.com/uploads//enc_NAIICcommentNEW.pdf (sorry tha.....
» 1/08/2015 8:44:26 PM So tired of the warmairs trying to put the absolute fear of Christ into anyone who mention.....
» 31/07/2015 5:49:39 PM Start here http://www.phyast.pitt.edu/~blc/book/chapter9.html.....
» 31/07/2015 5:27:46 PM After self-funded retirees had the guts sucked out of them paying high income tax rates ov.....
» 30/07/2015 11:33:53 AM wobbles says, "Likewise, the total amount of energy used to manufacture and fuel a nu.....
» 30/06/2015 9:48:20 PM Oh, and Paul Kelly last night intimating the ABC that it had better roll with the governme.....
» 30/06/2015 9:37:29 PM Where ABC got it wrong was to allow a live question from Zaky Mallah coloured with an atta.....
» 20/06/2015 11:20:37 PM But I am on about the little people. They're paying for very wealthy superannuants to keep.....
» 20/06/2015 8:55:32 PM The level of wealth of many people using super to minimize tax is such that they don't giv.....
» 20/06/2015 6:03:38 PM As I said earlier, test whatever tax loop-holes they may, but don't serve it up on a platt.....
» 20/06/2015 3:07:22 PM Howard and Costello increased rations to the chickens (the average pensioner) and fed the .....
» 18/06/2015 4:14:30 PM Only half the job is done, the bit the Libs are stitching up together with the Greens, the.....
» 17/06/2015 1:09:41 PM I've been too apoplectic to write anything about this cowboy and his outfit since the firs.....
» 10/06/2015 10:32:37 PM Thank you for serving up this recycled dung. You've completely and utterly pinned yourself.....
» 8/06/2015 2:22:50 PM Coal works at night-time but, ah yes, we'll have batteries!.....
» 4/06/2015 1:18:32 PM Why has US wheat production stayed relatively flat? It shares the same atmosphere as India.....
» 4/06/2015 9:03:18 AM As I said, you're not even entertaining......
» 3/06/2015 9:53:24 PM Loathe as I am to respond, but... they're not remotely deluded. Make hay while the sun shi.....
» 1/06/2015 10:11:49 AM "...if this was in fact accepted by Energy then why did you not link to that?" B.....
» 31/05/2015 10:04:08 PM Forgot to mention re "The first paper you refer to (non-peer reviewed, notably) is fr.....
» 31/05/2015 9:14:48 PM Solar City, http://www.solarcity.com/residential/how-much-do-solar-panels-cost#solarppa ha.....
» 31/05/2015 4:42:59 PM Joe, not CO2 but energy at http://festkoerper-kernphysik.de/Weissbach_EROI_preprint.pdf Dr.....
» 26/05/2015 7:33:31 PM Got a PV quote today to make the point as to why domestic PV is viable. On an 8.32 kW syst.....
» 26/05/2015 12:03:30 PM Can't knock Elon for Paypal, love it. http://www.autoblog.com/2015/05/21/what-do-you-real.....
» 26/05/2015 9:27:35 AM "But where net energy is high, it's relatively unimportant." Right there's your.....
» 25/05/2015 11:22:18 PM If RE with storage is to supplant fossil fuels, before or after they disappear, it must fa.....
» 24/05/2015 12:43:44 PM Peter Lang says "...“safety first” is THE appropriate balance of all costs and risks,.....
» 23/05/2015 7:56:02 PM Don't leave out snake-oil from your sexy list......
» 23/05/2015 6:36:51 PM I'm not seeing a game-changer in a smart-grid, possible efficiency yes, but game-changer? .....
» 23/05/2015 3:15:33 PM http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378779601001018 So, the grid distribut.....
» 23/05/2015 10:52:06 AM Craig certainly brings something to a thread when he arrives, doesn't he? Whooohooo, we'r.....
» 21/05/2015 10:50:36 PM "...politically it (nuclear) won't be implemented, that you'll wonder into the abyss .....
» 21/05/2015 4:31:29 PM The movie "The China Syndrome" shown along with "The Day after" was en.....
» 21/05/2015 11:43:34 AM "Peter Lang, “safety first” is THE appropriate balance of all costs and risks, includ.....
» 18/05/2015 11:04:53 PM The Wade Alison YouTube video deals with the science beautifully. He moves onto the politi.....
» 16/05/2015 7:30:43 PM " I think concessional loans are the best solution; funding renewable energy this way.....
» 16/05/2015 10:39:32 AM PS, My references to EROEI's is to their "effective" levels, per P&H. PSS, EROE.....
» 16/05/2015 10:18:22 AM Spencer says "Moreover, we'd have to build quite a lot of renewables to create the eq.....
» 15/05/2015 11:30:35 PM Spencer, if you make a wish and tap your heels together three times, maybe it will happen......
» 15/05/2015 8:38:30 PM Thanks for that head-up Hassy, We'll by something more consumable, like a trip of two life.....
» 15/05/2015 6:01:36 PM "However, the advantage to the Chinese people will come by way of cleaner air." .....
» 14/05/2015 11:48:15 PM , and, who pays for the intermittency? Buffered or unbuffered, RE is a losing proposition......
» 14/05/2015 11:39:59 PM "Even if the private sector are reluctant to take the risk, the fact remains that it'.....
» 14/05/2015 8:45:50 PM Had I just spent up when younger instead of saving up I'd duck the new threshold and recei.....
» 14/05/2015 5:00:36 PM ""Renewables are not viable and probably never will be" - They are viable, .....
» 14/05/2015 3:32:02 PM I can't see nuclear reactors supplanting fossil-fuelled electricity without government leg.....
» 13/05/2015 1:18:26 AM My starting position was a carbon pricing/ETS pathway, but which corporation is going to g.....
» 10/05/2015 8:36:15 PM "But I can't think of anywhere where it's the only solution." Have you thought .....
» 9/05/2015 8:03:59 PM "....I also object to the limited imagination by which you claim that it's the only v.....
» 9/05/2015 1:00:30 PM World-wide, Aidan, you blind-folded pied-pipers are leading us towards destruction with yo.....
» 8/05/2015 6:52:10 PM "Even the calculations Prieto and Hall fudged with non-energy inputs show positive ne.....
» 8/05/2015 9:44:35 AM Yes Bazz, and add in buffering (storage) and the math tells us PV's are even more of a dud.....
» 30/04/2015 1:55:04 PM Renewable energy with storage (excluding hydro) costs as much or more in fossil-fuelled en.....
» 28/04/2015 11:20:40 PM Looking forward to Part II, Foxy, but things don't look too good, do they......
» 28/04/2015 7:05:15 PM Perhaps the good doctor thinks the same of us, that we are the ones with the arrogant view.....
» 26/04/2015 9:25:42 PM So it's only lunes who want to join ISIS, or terrorize us at home? http://www.adelaidenow.....
» 26/04/2015 12:57:59 PM Yeah, just drop a penny into his hat. Tink.....
» 20/04/2015 9:04:03 PM Just for you, Rhosty, to get you up to speed on this: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/conten.....
» 20/04/2015 3:54:59 PM "...the creation by pure chance of a complex human being, is less likely just on the .....
» 18/04/2015 10:39:50 PM And here, linked to the cited website. http://energyskeptic.com/2015/tilting-at-windmills.....
» 18/04/2015 10:15:41 PM Aidan, nothing stops you from continuing to shout your zealotry from the rooftops. Get a g.....
» 14/04/2015 12:17:53 PM Bazz, you ignore the power of wishful thinking!.....
» 3/04/2015 9:31:55 PM DSdeM's position is impregnable, at least in his own mind, claiming that faith itself is a.....
» 3/04/2015 11:32:51 AM Won't be long before the states, seeking to make up shortfalls in federal government spend.....
» 29/03/2015 9:44:41 AM The proof is in the pudding, Money wasted on RET is money denied to the only real solution.....
» 20/03/2015 5:17:27 PM "There is nothing stupid about lending to fund renewable energy infrastructure. It se.....
» 20/03/2015 9:23:32 AM "... my second objection was more than just a quibble" These are real costs for .....
» 18/03/2015 2:40:22 PM No disagreement with the book, Aidan, other than a quibble? The bit to which you most need.....
» 18/03/2015 10:43:24 AM Have a critical think about this: http://energyskeptic.com/2014/tilting-at-windmills-spai.....
» 17/03/2015 8:59:37 AM tomw, with battery storage PV's are in deficit EROEI (below 1). Even if it was 1.6 with hy.....
» 13/03/2015 11:22:43 PM "My scenario was not about getting carbon abatement off the ground...". That's c.....
» 13/03/2015 6:42:22 PM I thought an engineer would appreciate small force x long time = large force x short time......
» 13/03/2015 2:17:52 PM Another analogy, a rocket engine of insufficient thrust will not lift the rocket even if i.....
» 13/03/2015 2:03:05 PM Aiden, that's like assuming two people of IQ 80 can solve a problem requiring IQ 160. More.....
» 12/03/2015 4:56:43 PM Aiden, to even get the barest toe-hold, The EROEI of RE has to first get above 7 while tha.....
» 12/03/2015 12:36:55 PM I'll assume that same philosophy applies to nuclear, Aidan. An engineer should have somet.....
» 11/03/2015 11:47:50 PM Owning a house as your super leaves too many eggs in one basket. If you are realizing your.....
» 11/03/2015 9:13:37 PM PL's exasperation is understandable. All there is out there against him is wishful thinkin.....
» 10/03/2015 10:14:49 AM The argument by some here and on the other energy thread is that just because something ca.....
» 5/03/2015 4:29:53 PM McAdam, "What is this question?......and where has it come from?" You've banged .....
» 4/03/2015 7:32:09 PM NC, on 2 March 2015 8:04:28 PM you called it "crime" so I guess you meant crime......
» 4/03/2015 6:07:45 PM From your perspective then, McAdam, you would support Islamicists' retaliating against the.....
» 3/03/2015 11:51:11 PM "You would agree, that I am not evaluating the actions of junior or senior Bush".....
» 2/03/2015 9:34:26 PM NC, please enumerate the "crimes" of George Bush Junior, or senior, prior to 9/1.....
» 28/02/2015 12:12:25 AM Lesley's a great speaker, no argument. I could listen to her all day just reading the phon.....
» 19/02/2015 6:51:09 PM "In fairness, add motor mouths from both sides to that list." No, Abbott is sup.....
» 19/02/2015 11:05:16 AM ...and he's on it again today, virtually saying don't count on Australian support when dis.....
» 18/02/2015 8:24:52 PM Tony's on fire today with his threat to Indonesia about what's in its "best interests.....
» 12/02/2015 10:52:59 AM PS. Go Tony, go,go,go!.....
» 12/02/2015 10:39:12 AM Not to mention his hyperbole in suggesting an open tender might result in a Putin or Kim J.....
» 10/02/2015 2:25:53 PM Yes OTB, ethical investment is a choice, not mandatory as countenanced by Jones and whoeve.....
» 10/02/2015 12:34:51 PM ......oh yeah, and conservative shock-jock Alan Jones is talking about forced investment o.....
» 10/02/2015 12:17:12 PM Isn't it amazing how we now hear conservatives talking about the advantages to the rich of.....
» 9/02/2015 8:03:00 PM It's been pointed out that if cabinet stuck to voting down a spill then two-thirds of the .....
» 9/02/2015 8:47:11 AM Darn!.....
» 6/02/2015 1:25:49 PM Bets are on. I reckon it's pack ya bags, Tones......
» 4/02/2015 9:51:10 AM PS Why isn't Shallow Minister here defending his man? Perhaps even he sees the problem, or.....
» 4/02/2015 9:47:24 AM Joe Hockey today says you can't just remove a prime-minister over knighting the DoE. The .....
» 28/01/2015 8:28:41 PM I'm finding sweeping analogies about QM and Boyle's Law hard to fathom. For example, &quo.....
» 27/01/2015 10:15:50 PM Craig, HDK take the position that the universe is explicable with known science, making a.....
» 27/01/2015 4:48:41 PM Craig, re abductive reasoning, isn't the invention of a god to explain all this less econo.....
» 26/01/2015 9:04:24 PM "they are trying to argue with religionists on deductive grounds, when religion is la.....
» 26/01/2015 11:00:59 AM "They are arguing at cross purposes to the people they are arguing against, and they .....
» 22/01/2015 11:02:50 AM Craig, Dealing with your flaccid points, by paragraph: Atrocities occurred in both the .....
» 21/01/2015 2:08:57 PM Craig, you say, "The laws of the Caliphates were based on Quranic doctrine, but there.....
» 21/01/2015 12:06:47 AM Just wanted to clarify my questions to you, Killarney. They are in the context of your wor.....
» 20/01/2015 7:32:29 PM Trying to get this. So, 'violent Islam' 'is' a part of it? It's just that those that focu.....
» 20/01/2015 5:54:31 PM Oi tink Killarney is talkin' blarney, Loudy. A group of people sharing an anger over wars.....
» 18/01/2015 12:52:56 PM NC, Thank you for clarifying that we are at war and Quranic justice prevails i.e. Muslim .....
» 17/01/2015 10:51:42 PM "..it is that facts that count in the final analysis" If only they were, NC. So.....
» 17/01/2015 11:17:52 AM I would disagree that in Egypt, for example, there exists "secular dictatorship".....
» 17/01/2015 10:08:06 AM McAdam, if you're going to quote me, include the further point I made that, in the New Tes.....
» 16/01/2015 12:37:49 PM Of all the forms of governance, only secular democracy is principled upon not raising one .....
» 15/01/2015 10:57:16 AM Correction: not even amoral, but immoral......
» 15/01/2015 10:21:05 AM Secular = separation of church and state. (Liberal) Democracy = a system involving distri.....
» 14/01/2015 11:51:08 PM Steele, "That household is of course the Christian community and wars between Protest.....
» 14/01/2015 1:25:40 PM "See the contradiction ? Is it not HUGE?" Can't you? Muslims are not a nation. .....
» 14/01/2015 12:57:58 PM Ah! Ye olde passive aggressive position. Well done, Pericles, well done. My label can be .....
» 14/01/2015 9:57:22 AM Fine Pericles, I've defended Christ's teachings here, so I suspected I may be one of your .....
» 14/01/2015 9:05:10 AM McAdam, "There are more than one ways of doing a thing correctly and who decides the.....
» 14/01/2015 1:58:31 AM Re the sword, fathers and daughters, etc, if Jews followed Christ it would ruin peaceful f.....
» 13/01/2015 10:20:41 PM Rhian, The New Testament mentions that the followers of Jesus were first called Christian.....
» 13/01/2015 9:45:19 PM NC, All nations should control their own resources. Islam is not a nation. Islam has no .....
» 13/01/2015 12:43:19 AM No, Craig, 'tis I corrected by you, thanks. Just had a thought tho', Craig. What about Mu.....
» 12/01/2015 11:52:24 PM correction : ..."the" resources......
» 12/01/2015 11:42:43 PM I was not aware that a religion owned resources. Thank you for correcting me, Craig. Twat.....
» 12/01/2015 9:22:24 PM "There is nothing wrong with the Muslims, like other nations in the post-colonial era.....
» 12/01/2015 5:54:05 PM Rhian, Where, in the New Testament, are Christians exhorted to kill on behalf of God? Chr.....
» 12/01/2015 4:45:09 PM The comparative argument doesn't cut it, Rhian. In the New Testament, which Christians fol.....
» 12/01/2015 12:03:54 PM David, I've no problem with religious groups forming political parties. The point is that.....
» 12/01/2015 11:01:48 AM Roses, your scholar misses the point where he says "...Had the shooters in Paris actu.....
» 9/01/2015 3:40:46 PM Earlier I asked you to "Join me in condemning any religious ideology that threatens s.....
» 9/01/2015 11:34:04 AM McAdam : "I see no reason, that believers of different religions can not workout a sy.....
» 8/01/2015 10:17:37 PM Re Quran 5:32 http://corpus.quran.com/translation.jsp?chapter=5&verse=32 NC, based on the .....
» 8/01/2015 2:51:24 PM I'm with McAdam on biblical violence, even in the New Testament http://skepticsannotatedbi.....
» 8/01/2015 10:23:42 AM We are told that in the Quran the only permissible war is on of self-defense, and, Muslims.....
» 7/01/2015 11:41:09 AM To NC, I won't replace the word extremist for "lunatic". I support the strongest.....
» 7/01/2015 11:40:40 AM An assertion that Islam is a religion of peace, made by one Muslim to another who believes.....
» 6/01/2015 9:47:02 PM Here's another link to a similar article if the other becomes pay-walled, with more depth:.....
» 6/01/2015 8:21:31 PM My main information on Pakistan comes from the English language site Dawn.com There are Ur.....
» 6/01/2015 9:33:35 AM "....I informed the forum that Pakistan has risen, as a nation against this menace an.....
» 5/01/2015 11:01:05 PM Stalemate. The defense, here, of the Quran is that its exhortations has been misinterprete.....
» 31/12/2014 6:20:07 PM "Wow, you really are up yourself, aren't you ?" I thought not, Joe. He reminds .....
» 31/12/2014 9:59:38 AM Hypocritical tosser, but back to the point, The Quran supercedes any other Islamic holy b.....
» 30/12/2014 2:57:44 PM Sure, Craig, religious ideology's got nothing to do with it. We've just got disaffected pe.....
» 30/12/2014 11:51:51 AM I have omitted Christianity's further excesses after pursuing its own adherents, forcing J.....
» 30/12/2014 11:16:55 AM The Inquisition involved a church coming down on its own followers to maintain orthodoxy, .....
» 29/12/2014 1:49:39 PM Craig, what is bigoted about "Join me in condemning any religious ideology that threa.....
» 29/12/2014 12:18:00 PM Me: "Join me in condemning any religious ideology that threatens secular democracy.&q.....
» 28/12/2014 5:13:59 PM McAdam, how do your "corrected" verses of the Quran alter their meanings to mere.....
» 28/12/2014 12:02:20 PM McAdam, I find your defense thin. What do you interpret as what the "right hand".....
» 27/12/2014 6:55:55 PM I can find nothing on beheading children sanctioned in Muslim holy books in reading around.....
» 24/12/2014 5:11:04 PM McAdam : "On this forum, we should avoid putting the whole Muslim Community on the sp.....
» 23/12/2014 5:21:57 PM As expected http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/three-arrested-in-lakemba-brawl/.....
» 21/12/2014 11:17:25 PM What of the two men accompanying Monis, and dressed like him, on his way to the cafe? I'm .....
» 21/12/2014 6:01:52 PM Steele, you're playing silly-buggers, possibly out of boredom today?Either that or critica.....
» 21/12/2014 2:48:23 AM Claiming to be a person you are not is different to claiming you hold an ideology. Derange.....
» 20/12/2014 7:33:59 PM ...and so is your narrative, Poirot......
» 20/12/2014 2:16:21 PM That's the most long-winded excuse for having no manners I've read, Lego. You're right tho.....
» 19/12/2014 12:45:07 PM James O'Neill: "One of the pities of an incident such as has just happened in Martin .....
» 19/12/2014 1:34:02 AM Steele, I ask you what I did of Poirot and Suzie, and haven't had a straight reply. Are yo.....
» 18/12/2014 8:15:23 PM Really, Poirot! "Where's the jihad cell he was connected to? Where's the plan and a.....
» 18/12/2014 1:53:17 PM Still denying we have been jihaded, Susie. Do you completely deny the role of ISIS in the .....
» 18/12/2014 10:51:16 AM Have it your way Susie. Implicit in your criticism is the claim that what happened in Ende.....
» 17/12/2014 10:10:54 PM Have it your way, Poirot. Monis was not an agent of ISIS, just a silly bugger. ISIS does .....
» 17/12/2014 6:38:17 PM "All indications are that he was what he appears to be - a somewhat unstable, opportu.....
» 17/12/2014 12:39:43 PM It doesn't matter what ISIS says or does not say. It has ordered its followers to take ind.....
» 17/12/2014 9:54:48 AM Any rationalization that this was the act of a lone madman, and not ISIS terrorism, is mis.....
» 9/12/2014 8:02:00 PM Tones on Kochie's show had all the coherence of Joh B-P. The "I never lied" defe.....
» 26/11/2014 10:41:23 PM PB, Tones told us after the books were publicly audited before the last election that, wha.....
» 22/11/2014 10:14:35 PM TMOL? 1. To reproduce 2. To tell others how they should live. Hope this helps, osw......
» 5/11/2014 7:50:10 PM OK byork, the climate models failed to predict the surface T hiatus, is that it? Well cher.....
» 16/10/2014 5:37:34 PM What's that to do with Younger Dryas events, oh disingenuous inquirer?.....
» 16/10/2014 9:42:24 AM You're confusing tipping points with climate change. What humans are doing brings us to th.....
» 16/10/2014 1:31:33 AM "The climate is wild. It changes suddenly and quickly" Globally? Regionally? Ir.....
» 15/10/2014 11:29:04 AM When Jackie Lambie has to tell Tones to tone it down he must has overstepped the mark. Wha.....
» 14/10/2014 9:56:42 PM Congratulations Bernie, you've dug just enough below the surface to evoke, "You adde.....
» 12/10/2014 12:58:10 PM JKJ, "Assuming that all issues of climatology were conceded in your favour....".....
» 11/10/2014 8:13:26 PM Further too, and this for you JKJ, any cost-benefit analysis must accept a range of ECS an.....
» 11/10/2014 11:42:05 AM I remember JKJ, and my argument remains unchanged. At the moment, the surface T hiatus, t.....
» 10/10/2014 10:48:41 PM Yes, Peter, checking the calculation an ECS above 4 is necessary whereas, as I'd read it, .....
» 10/10/2014 2:56:08 PM cont'd "Economists, not scientists, inform policy analysis. Scientists have little u.....
» 10/10/2014 2:26:28 PM "That's an ECS > 4 C (2xCO2)" No, it's using 3. degrees 6 based on the Holden.....
» 10/10/2014 10:48:18 AM Peter, Firstly I'd quibble over the 1.3 degree TCR figure. This may be helpful to explain.....
» 9/10/2014 9:34:29 PM Here is a link to rough calculations of a physicist I respect: http://www.phys-l.org/arch.....
» 9/10/2014 2:33:19 PM Rhostry, not trying to undermine, just correcting your statement. Oxygen is the oxidant in.....
» 9/10/2014 12:24:31 PM "And given the burn is replaced by the fuel cell's chemical reaction, the exhaust pro.....
» 9/10/2014 9:47:12 AM Read about the deep ocean in context http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/.....
» 27/09/2014 11:02:16 PM For me the problem lies in the inability of our imam's to loudly and completely castigate .....
» 26/09/2014 8:23:34 AM Why is Abbott leading with Australia's chin over the IS, to the point we are singled out b.....
» 26/09/2014 8:03:39 AM Jayb, those guys will liable to pay CGT should they sell and the rent they nominally pay e.....
» 10/08/2014 4:49:26 PM I believe it was a missile fired by morons. To blame Russia means to take sides in the Ukr.....
» 8/08/2014 9:41:26 AM Thanks Tony, the big man strutting the world stage has overplayed it again. A civilian pla.....
» 5/08/2014 9:13:45 AM Yes, why is the big focus on not beating England? Should we be waging sporting war by matc.....
» 2/08/2014 6:08:59 PM Is there a prize for cracking a ton? Time to go BB......
» 29/07/2014 9:30:26 AM Hear, hear......
» 28/07/2014 9:15:02 AM http://www.tinytechindia.com/steampowerplan.htm.....
» 24/07/2014 10:57:37 PM "Hydrogen has one unsurmountable problem. You cannot park them in underground car par.....
» 24/07/2014 3:53:38 PM Geez, IMJN, you've just debunked the AGW hypothesis with one fell-post! I look forward to .....
» 24/07/2014 2:29:55 PM eg. http://hydrexia.com/applications/.....
» 24/07/2014 2:10:22 PM 30 minute fill-up times seem problematic. Powerpak change-over might be a part of the futu.....
» 23/07/2014 6:15:07 PM "And given the conversion from fuel to energy is a chemical reaction, rather than com.....
» 20/07/2014 11:09:33 PM What I'm referring to is that advising sequestration in tree growth and timber buildings d.....
» 20/07/2014 4:02:44 PM rechtub, you don't have a handle on the most basic laws of physics (an electric car rechar.....
» 9/06/2014 11:17:28 PM There seems to be some issue about what is a lying and what is not. This is lying: http://.....
» 3/06/2014 12:14:55 PM This budget will trigger a recession we didn't have to have. This cowboy outfit talked the.....
» 27/05/2014 8:09:19 PM Graham never would have written such a mitigating article if the shoe was on the other foo.....
» 26/05/2014 10:18:10 PM I'm a fruit-cake who hated Abbott before the election because I knew him too well. Now, ev.....
» 24/05/2014 2:15:53 PM "individuals".....
» 24/05/2014 12:54:38 PM What says it all is 'nutters belief democracy should be trampled whenever the right wing i.....
» 23/05/2014 11:15:37 PM Re the Antarctic, here's a link with embedded video describing things http://www.carbonbri.....
» 23/05/2014 5:24:38 PM IMJ, judging by your stance you'd even defend a right-wing coup to get your way. Yes, only.....
» 23/05/2014 9:14:11 AM "if you were to ask a thinking person Abbott's behaviour would not be described dupli.....
» 21/05/2014 8:56:26 PM So the ends justifies any means, eh, 'nutter? If any amount of deceit is fine where to dr.....
» 21/05/2014 4:50:49 PM "....when it comes to planning, & getting the desired result." No, getting the .....
» 20/05/2014 7:31:32 PM "Well you have to give them points for guts, the same type of guts that Howard showed.....
» 19/05/2014 9:39:04 PM Perhaps with Ford, Holden and Toyota outta here the LNP can look at the tax subsidy availa.....
» 19/05/2014 1:34:42 PM The disappearance of Arctic ice comes to mind but, of course, everyone knows that's not ha.....
» 19/05/2014 12:45:27 PM The MO of deniers is to hang on any nuance that can possibly be construed. E.g. there has .....
» 4/05/2014 10:18:26 AM John Howard's middle class welfare has been a mechanism to aid in the redistribution of we.....
» 29/04/2014 11:29:52 PM How else is he s'posed to claw back the tax cuts and pension rises, to offset carbon prici.....
» 29/04/2014 9:57:57 PM The concluding sentence of the abstract at cohenite's link http://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp.....
» 28/04/2014 11:37:36 AM Correction. Not osw, but otb, of course.....
» 27/04/2014 9:59:00 PM Sorry, that last link was http://theconversation.com/the-carbon-tax-insurance-against-clim.....
» 27/04/2014 9:44:39 PM PL, "First it assumes that a policy that cannot not deliver the claimed benefits – .....
» 27/04/2014 11:11:04 AM Peter Lang Re Your submission to the Senate you state, initially • Carbon pricing canno.....
» 26/04/2014 9:41:34 PM Peter Lang, your figures for carbon pricing are absurd, but you go on spouting them. Wage.....
» 23/04/2014 4:17:25 PM What an amusing analogy! It's all so obvious when you put it like that. Thanks RB......
» 22/04/2014 7:48:19 PM I've done my best to flush him out, Foxy, to no avail. I too hope he's just sick of us or .....
» 22/04/2014 4:06:22 PM RB, which of your items 1-13 hold the same relationship with temperature for the last 800,.....
» 22/04/2014 8:35:47 AM "God's will, or orbital decay? Too much 'hot air' expended on the subject, maybe?&quo.....
» 22/04/2014 12:39:26 AM OSW, "I'm damned if I do and damned if I don't" There are things you can do tha.....
» 21/04/2014 11:12:09 AM Rudd nor Gillard publicly supported a politician exposed as corrupt by ICAC. Abbott did, w.....
» 21/04/2014 9:13:02 AM Correction. Not osw, but otb, of course.....
» 21/04/2014 8:12:24 AM osw, nice sentiments 'cept for the politics. I thought Rudd copped as much from your side .....
» 19/04/2014 8:58:53 PM "Payback for Thompson that's all." You demonstrate by this that you believe ICAC.....
» 19/04/2014 1:28:44 AM Indy supports any level of corruption that keeps Tories in power. Simple as that......
» 18/04/2014 11:08:52 AM Paul1405, I must start using faces for sarcasm (like a "smiley" face for humour).....
» 18/04/2014 10:01:22 AM From Eltham's article https://newmatilda.com/2014/04/17/icac-claims-another-scalp: ".....
» 18/04/2014 1:19:01 AM Paul1405 says"....Barry will simply trot out the "Alzheimer's" excuse of I .....
» 17/04/2014 6:01:45 PM PS Where's Shallow Minister on this. Has he been away minding the PM in China and so busy.....
» 17/04/2014 5:21:36 PM o sung wu, I seem to recall you saying you were a copper at one time (?). If I am correct .....
» 17/04/2014 10:07:58 AM I'm not talking about the RC, I'm talking about Abbott's support of corruption in the NSW .....
» 17/04/2014 9:58:01 AM I've no problem with rooting out corruption but it's notable where the search is carried o.....
» 17/04/2014 9:26:07 AM That O'Farrell lied and Abbott's incredible knee-jerk response in support of him are the b.....
» 16/04/2014 6:34:29 PM " Didn't PM Gillard say there'd be no environmental impost on the Taxpayer" Yeah.....
» 16/04/2014 3:43:09 PM It's the true Abbott we've always known, the one who pulled $9500 from us for his book lau.....
» 16/04/2014 10:44:16 AM I support political correctness on the ABC, tho' this has become a perjorative term. Ever.....
» 15/04/2014 10:11:37 PM JF, I don't know why I bothered. What makes you a denialist rather than a doubter is your.....
» 15/04/2014 11:41:53 AM Have to correct you here, ant, before you're jumped on, where you say, "Perhaps, iama.....
» 15/04/2014 9:38:53 AM Something for JF http://e360.yale.edu/feature/the_secret_of_sea_level_rise_it_will_vary_gr.....
» 14/04/2014 8:00:07 PM A rich vein that Christian Science Monitor with links For Leo JF and IMJ like http://www.c.....
» 14/04/2014 2:35:57 PM An increase in GST by 5% will be skim of 5% from superannuation accounts through trillions.....
» 14/04/2014 8:41:55 AM I agree, Saltpetre, but I think you should start a new thread rather than naughtily divert.....
» 13/04/2014 4:49:39 PM More grist, http://content.csbs.utah.edu/~mli/Economics%207004/Marcott_Global%20Temperatur.....
» 13/04/2014 11:44:29 AM Further grist for the mill: http://sciences.blogs.liberation.fr/files/shakun-et-al.pdf htt.....
» 12/04/2014 11:57:00 AM "The point of my post was that that the IPCC now conceded that adaptation was importa.....
» 11/04/2014 10:01:00 AM That some believe the benefits of reducing emissions aren’t worth the costs of doing so, a.....
» 6/04/2014 12:19:38 PM Hockey one, hockey two, hockey three, four, five six..........: http://en.wikipedia.org/wi.....
» 5/04/2014 7:12:46 PM You'll have to try harder to sink the inconvenient truth than that, cohenite, there's a bi.....
» 5/04/2014 4:19:34 PM "...so its temperature rises/falls faster..." that should be "slower",.....
» 5/04/2014 4:17:56 PM The emissivities of limestone or white marble (calcium carbonate, comprising phytoplankton.....
» 4/04/2014 11:14:55 PM Cyanobacteria (aka blue-green algae), like algae, photosynthesize. The specific heat capa.....
» 3/04/2014 8:44:25 PM JF, if you're going into battle with the scientific establishment, you'll need some scient.....
» 3/04/2014 10:03:01 AM JF Aus, your first NASA link says "phytoplankton convert sunlight to energy". Th.....
» 2/04/2014 9:01:28 PM OK, JF, so we've got water carrying algae around the world in the major convection current.....
» 1/04/2014 9:33:50 PM JF Aus, photosynthesis is energy absorbing and CO2 consuming, so how does your algal hypot.....
» 1/04/2014 2:10:42 PM Along ant lines.... voxUnius wants "overwhelming empirical evidence" to support.....
» 30/03/2014 9:01:56 PM PS, on methane I do find this disturbing (derived from ant's link) http://arctic-news.blog.....
» 30/03/2014 8:37:38 PM From cohenite's link http://wattsupwiththat.com/2014/02/05/cryosat-shows-arctic-sea-ice-vo.....
» 29/03/2014 9:38:09 AM Found the full report : http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12027/m2/1/high_re.....
» 28/03/2014 8:14:53 PM cohenite, I'm just coming back to this and thank you for the references (tho' the Dutch on.....
» 27/03/2014 9:07:51 AM This may be of interest to you, cohenite. http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/30/12/1067.sh.....
» 26/03/2014 10:52:33 PM We are talking two methanes here, I think. Prospective methane from the organic carbon de.....
» 25/03/2014 9:14:29 AM "I also wouldn't worry about max temp increasing at an accelerating rate; it's probab.....
» 24/03/2014 9:29:12 PM Tink!.....
» 24/03/2014 8:18:36 PM "DTR has decreased over the last 50 years" On venus the DTR is zero, is that wha.....
» 24/03/2014 12:33:53 AM 'nutter: "All these issues have been covered I depth on previous threads......Key to .....
» 23/03/2014 2:44:06 PM Just checking back on OLO and, oops, I meant Arctic ice two posts back. Antarctica complet.....
» 23/03/2014 10:46:12 AM This works and is better https://docs.google.com/viewer?pid=explorer&srcid=0B5NgIqKD_aX4.....
» 23/03/2014 10:35:20 AM Artic and Antarctic ice expansions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAMN3a6u91M (thanks Po.....
» 16/03/2014 3:07:54 PM On this occassion your spelling is better than your idea......
» 16/03/2014 12:56:16 PM SR, please write my CV. Hasbeen, you certainly have a plan for the future, but I think yo.....
» 15/03/2014 8:39:55 AM Turnbull has done just as expected with the NBN, and Australia will rue the failure to rai.....
» 13/03/2014 2:00:43 AM Posted on the wrong thread sorry.....
» 13/03/2014 1:58:32 AM Hasbeen: "Just thought this should be brought to the attention of those previously ta.....
» 13/03/2014 1:54:38 AM Hasbeen: "Just thought this should be brought to the attention of those previously ta.....
» 9/03/2014 8:52:47 PM JKJ, a hypothesis is a belief statement. If it is falsifiable it falls into the realm of .....
» 9/03/2014 1:11:32 PM SR, don't forget the smiley face! I'm thinking of moving my mob to the Ukraine, somewhere .....
» 9/03/2014 9:29:42 AM JKJ: "You have not made a case to answer. Mere temperature variation, of itself, does.....
» 8/03/2014 5:15:07 PM A little test for JKJ, I referred to a piece of research, to which cohenite responded, at.....
» 8/03/2014 12:50:12 AM JKJ, It's not me insisting on a policy addressing your four points. Read your own posts, i.....
» 7/03/2014 9:26:46 AM JKJ, here's something from the great demon dictator himself, just to get you up to peak ra.....
» 6/03/2014 11:41:00 PM JKJ, Firstly you insist on a policy then, when I tell you I have one (tho' not one you're.....
» 6/03/2014 7:40:56 PM Search my form on this topic on OLO, JKJ. Why assume a 2 degree rise when we're headed in.....
» 5/03/2014 9:43:50 PM From cohenite: "....temperature has halted for a climatically significant period".....
» 5/03/2014 2:10:24 AM From cohenite: "Even fanatical AGW supporters like Santer, Trenberth, England and Sch.....
» 24/02/2014 9:32:50 PM spindoc, so witty and cutting, do you write your own stuff? http://soundbible.com/2010-Lau.....
» 23/02/2014 8:07:41 PM spindoc, your flatulence remains boundless. http://soundbible.com/680-Rigid-Fart.html.....
» 22/02/2014 11:05:47 AM "Morrison is administering a policy which is proven to work. This fact is inconvenien.....
» 12/02/2014 5:18:27 PM Adding to Abbott's dismissal out of hand of Howe's germ of an idea we have Hockey's verbal.....
» 20/01/2014 4:05:21 PM warmair: "...this thread is populated by spin doctors, set to discourage sensible com.....
» 17/01/2014 8:45:33 PM It now appears we've "accidentally" invaded Indonesia's sovereignty. C'mon you u.....
» 15/01/2014 11:42:37 AM Good to see Morrison's obfuscatory weekly briefings are going to cease! That's great, beca.....
» 10/01/2014 10:54:37 PM Abbott calls my right to know what the Australian government does in my name "idle cu.....
» 19/12/2013 10:07:12 AM http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4809588.html Koukoulas lays out some facts for those who d.....
» 11/12/2013 12:14:50 PM Hear, hear, JKJ, and the same for health as well. If you can't afford to stay alive you sh.....
» 8/12/2013 11:29:44 PM "Education should emulate earlier days in Medicine and adopt a research-based teachIN.....
» 8/12/2013 9:16:59 AM SM, I've said nothing you attribute to me. The rest of your post is the same pre-election .....
» 7/12/2013 10:27:20 AM "Labor was about implementing every thought bubble with no regard to the consequences.....
» 3/12/2013 9:44:17 AM PS, Re the most recent flip on Gonski, or is it flop, http://theconversation.com/from-gons.....
» 3/12/2013 9:16:38 AM All the best to you Poirot. Saltpetre has said much of how people of thought regard you. S.....
» 29/11/2013 9:45:29 AM Ice mass, or ice extent, which correctly measures ice loss/gain? http://www.sciencemag.o.....
» 27/11/2013 11:09:45 AM Somewhere well past the front page of your Murdoch rag you may find some mention of Pyne d.....
» 27/11/2013 12:13:12 AM From http://atheism.about.com/od/gaymarriage/a/MarriageCivil.htm : "In debates over .....
» 21/11/2013 9:28:13 AM Yes, Anthony, we can blame it all on the Sun, can't we? If you fancy a little read, find .....
» 17/11/2013 6:13:49 PM http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/time-series/global Nice website, just dial-up the cherries......
» 16/11/2013 4:39:18 PM I've got CO2, you've got kites and lead balloons. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjfMBUHJS.....
» 16/11/2013 3:06:36 AM cohenite, explain why the marriage between Temp and CO2 Conc'n, http://simpleclimate.file.....
» 15/11/2013 4:08:36 PM A nice visual that, thanks Poirot. Deniers get furiously excited at the upsurges but won't.....
» 14/11/2013 10:18:02 PM VG, don't you know that, according to the OLO illuminati, there is no proven causation by .....
» 11/11/2013 12:01:55 PM Fuel cells using hydrocarbons (methane) produce the same amount of CO2 as combustion. Tho.....
» 10/11/2013 10:15:46 AM The same truth that finally whacked Muller in the eye does not move the likes of Hasbeen o.....
» 9/11/2013 6:42:28 PM Stick to books or bury your head then, LEGO, but if you're betting the coupling between CO.....
» 9/11/2013 9:59:53 AM LEGO, Here's where you might begin to educate yourself rather than flying by dodgy antenn.....
» 27/10/2013 10:29:17 AM For LEGO, http://guardianlv.com/2013/09/antarctic-sea-ice-at-record-high-doesnt-refute-glo.....
» 24/10/2013 6:05:51 PM ,or, send it to WUWT where it will be enshrined as fact......
» 24/10/2013 5:16:01 PM Let's back up a bit. Firstly, you said on Monday "The NIPCC Summary for Policy Maker.....
» 23/10/2013 10:03:14 PM A piece from the devil (Michael Mann), mentioning the NIPCC: http://www.livescience.com/39.....
» 23/10/2013 9:35:07 PM "OK, Where?" Here spindoc, where you carry on with the royal "we" as .....
» 23/10/2013 10:37:35 AM "....rather then enquire, you are saying to your self, please god let me be right.&qu.....
» 23/10/2013 8:14:22 AM http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20958060 Regardless of whether climate chan.....
» 22/10/2013 11:45:13 PM "....You can demonstrate that any warming or climate change is outside the natural va.....
» 16/10/2013 12:27:04 PM Re: "What's more you neglect to mention that in the ice core data CO2 increases are a.....
» 16/10/2013 9:11:51 AM I put more faith in what the ice cores tell us, but it only goes back 800,000 years. Here.....
» 16/10/2013 12:32:24 AM GrahamY: " Spit your arguments out so the public can adjudicate, don't hide behind au.....
» 12/10/2013 10:42:54 PM I do not see how a free-marketeer would choose any path other than that which maximizes ga.....
» 12/10/2013 4:17:40 PM Robert, It would be a great world if renewables could meet our demands. I have no truck wi.....
» 12/10/2013 11:01:04 AM The green position is nuclear-bad but renewables are not this century going to impact on A.....
» 12/10/2013 12:24:28 AM Plantaganet, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorium-based_nuclear_power : "Research an.....
» 11/10/2013 9:45:29 PM Plantaganet: "Australian voters being forced - through the carbon tax - to cross-subs.....
» 11/10/2013 6:06:29 PM Worked when I posted it and same here, can't be found for me now too. Perhaps it's tempora.....
» 11/10/2013 4:15:51 PM Re part (a) assuming we're talking about https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/bitstream/handle.....
» 11/10/2013 2:57:38 PM Fmom your journal link, "The chapter will argue that although the Law of the Sea le.....
» 11/10/2013 2:29:48 PM Robust language! http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/newshome/19310198/abbott-sorry-for-s.....
» 11/10/2013 1:11:03 PM You do re-write a good half-truth history, Shallow Minister, but you cannot deny the facts.....
» 11/10/2013 1:02:19 PM "In fact torpedoing an illegal boat outside the 12Nm limit, while it would be illegal.....
» 11/10/2013 12:56:19 PM When I was a kid and if I told mum or dad I was in trouble with a teacher at school I got .....
» 11/10/2013 12:38:16 PM Any risk-return analysis of thorium LFTR, especially if the the risk of continuing with fo.....
» 11/10/2013 11:40:57 AM Asylum can be claimed inside territorial waters (12 nautical miles out), beyond which ther.....
» 11/10/2013 9:52:29 AM Pericles, a long-winded way of saying you like conservative politicians and you don't like.....
» 11/10/2013 8:56:35 AM Interesting theory JF. Haven't seen research on the algae bit, but see this from 2001 http.....
» 11/10/2013 8:43:30 AM One more time. Labor was trying to dissuade boat journeys following the the abandonment (c.....
» 10/10/2013 11:45:47 PM Plantaganet: "Abbott recognises the futility of disabling the Australian economy in t.....
» 10/10/2013 9:41:20 PM JF Aus Nice link giving the breakdown of heat absorption, as explained by Dr Karl http://.....
» 10/10/2013 5:16:40 PM I'm old enough to remember a fair bit, and to have forgotten as much. Thank you for remind.....
» 10/10/2013 4:35:21 PM We know CO2 is used in greenhouses to replenish levels depleted by photosythesizing plants.....
» 10/10/2013 1:25:01 AM I've already given up on the other climate thread trying to educate Hasbeen, who insists c.....
» 9/10/2013 9:34:00 PM Mark, I'm OK with eNGO's being prosecuted as long as the media is held to the same standar.....
» 9/10/2013 7:31:47 PM Your posts on this thread are a scrambling justification of the unjustifiable, Shallow Min.....
» 9/10/2013 7:15:52 PM Here's a quick and breathless coverage of the benefits of liquid fluoride thorium reactors.....
» 9/10/2013 6:16:23 PM Here is another interpretation, one I can agree with as it does not claim legally untested.....
» 9/10/2013 3:49:49 PM Zero-emission power generation has to be a part of getting us out of the warming problem w.....
» 9/10/2013 3:04:30 PM Stop twisting this around into another thread on an old topic and, face it, Abbott is not .....
» 9/10/2013 11:05:33 AM Obfuscating or looking past Poirot's very, very valid point re Slipper is par for the usua.....
» 9/10/2013 10:46:09 AM If lies are told by an NGOs then that should be the basis of prosecution, or legal action .....
» 9/10/2013 10:07:39 AM ".....with the clear exception of where there is substantial indication that the boat.....
» 9/10/2013 9:26:54 AM Hasbeen: "No thinking, intelligent person could possibly, rationally, blame the new g.....
» 9/10/2013 9:15:59 AM Obfuscating baloney, Shallow Minister. The criticism is that, despite what you want us to .....
» 8/10/2013 11:12:07 PM Hasbeen, you're on a new track (since you were caught out on your old one) with: "You.....
» 8/10/2013 10:27:16 PM Poirot: "I hear he's spent his recent hours apologising to the Malaysian leader for t.....
» 8/10/2013 10:18:17 PM The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (“Law of the Sea”) preserves freedom o.....
» 8/10/2013 9:41:38 PM My approach puts the decision of what to do with Australia's remaining buried fuels into t.....
» 8/10/2013 9:36:12 PM Pericles, thank you for being prepared to at least contemplate the real issue, despite the.....
» 8/10/2013 9:30:12 PM http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/08/abbott-apologises-asylum-malaysia-solution?vi.....
» 7/10/2013 11:40:41 AM Rhostry, that I understand certain fossil fuel use in mining and agriculture is unavoidabl.....
» 7/10/2013 10:50:00 AM Why not, stevenlmeyer? The resources in the ground will still be there if the world does .....
» 7/10/2013 10:14:19 AM Thanks stevenlmayer. The fundamental message, as hard as it is to swallow, is that fossil.....
» 7/10/2013 9:30:42 AM JF Aus: "Spurious claims about CO2 are already knocking-on via virtual brainwashing. .....
» 6/10/2013 10:50:49 PM JF Aus, from your cited article link: "One piece of seemingly good news is an increa.....
» 6/10/2013 1:39:21 PM You're back Hasbeen, and without the goods requested, I see. "Recent research has pr.....
» 6/10/2013 11:56:38 AM IMO, compensation should only be payable once the earth's natural variation from today's t.....
» 5/10/2013 10:05:25 PM “ thanks to all the ranting from the left blaming everything on AGW from tsunamis to tooth.....
» 5/10/2013 10:04:25 PM SPQR: “I'm happy to go with your *gap* strategy --if you are up to telling suburbanites th.....
» 5/10/2013 12:02:41 PM to continue from my last post (an hour later due to posting restrictions) "However, .....
» 5/10/2013 10:55:41 AM "I believe the climate is changing,it's always trending one way of another." Ag.....
» 4/10/2013 9:25:20 PM Do I ever think I may be wrong? Absolutely. Am I 100% confident that I am right in my choi.....
» 4/10/2013 9:24:01 PM Oh but please, SPQR, why not go to a primary source if you don't like slumming with those .....
» 4/10/2013 11:45:17 AM Hasbeen: "For god sake Luci, despite billions spent trying they have still not been a.....
» 2/10/2013 9:41:38 PM cohenite, we could do links at ten paces eg. http://www.skepticalscience.com/co2-lags-temp.....
» 2/10/2013 9:11:41 PM "And of course any revenue from a carbon tax should go EXCLUSIVELY into research into.....
» 2/10/2013 8:11:30 PM We're doomed if the problem is not dealt with globally. We can move unilaterally. Quickly.....
» 2/10/2013 6:11:04 PM cohenite, please indicate the IPCC cover-up in what was finally published. "Figure 1......
» 2/10/2013 4:29:17 PM You're fighting the good fight, Valley Guy. The Dunning-Kruger link was great, ending in q.....
» 2/10/2013 11:59:17 AM "The apology was in line with Dudd's obsequious apology to the stolen generations for.....
» 2/10/2013 10:19:17 AM From IPCC AR5: "Global mean sea level rise for 2081−2100 relative to 1986–2005.....
» 2/10/2013 9:29:33 AM Further to, from http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/more-needed-to-enco.....
» 2/10/2013 9:13:17 AM "Abbott has now re established the live cattle trade" Has he? How do you measure.....
» 2/10/2013 8:55:46 AM Interesting, the ozdoc's link is off-air due to the US Gov't shut-down......
» 1/10/2013 10:18:54 PM ozdoc, love yer links. I apologise for feeding the troll, causing anyone following this t.....
» 1/10/2013 7:34:10 PM Actually, before anyone fires up, I've just seen footage where he's toned the grip right d.....
» 1/10/2013 6:38:08 PM etiquette.....
» 1/10/2013 6:34:53 PM Nice form Abbott, apologizing for a call made by our government (halting live cattle shipm.....
» 1/10/2013 5:40:45 PM You really are going to remain in character even tho' the 3 year charade is over, aren't y.....
» 1/10/2013 4:19:12 PM Good Lord, OUG is right, I calculate only a 28.8% increase! This affects the carbonate con.....
» 1/10/2013 1:20:37 PM "The closure of Australia's smelters due to the carbon tax...." The high AUD ha.....
» 30/09/2013 11:09:33 PM Hasbeen, I reached my limit on the other climate thread wasting good posts trying to reaso.....
» 30/09/2013 9:19:34 PM "So has there been much temperature rise in the oceans ?" http://en.wikipedia.o.....
» 30/09/2013 8:17:40 PM OUG, if you're intending to help Hasbeen find where the IPCC is saying it does not believe.....
» 30/09/2013 5:50:47 PM Actually, Hasbeen, perhaps you only need this level of detail to support your statement. N.....
» 30/09/2013 5:43:43 PM Sorry, Hasbeen, you will have to wait until later today European time for the download fro.....
» 30/09/2013 5:38:43 PM Hasbeen:"Even the high priests of the order don't actually believe it, when you read .....
» 30/09/2013 4:57:33 PM See Joe, now you're getting down to it, you know better than the IPCC. It could not possib.....
» 30/09/2013 1:57:15 PM Perhaps a help in your conversion, Hasbeen: http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2.....
» 30/09/2013 9:53:08 AM Hasbeen: "God help us." God helps those who help themselves. You seem incapab.....
» 29/09/2013 5:13:16 PM Hasbeen, here for a bum fight (whatever one is)? We're now 95% sure now about AGW. What's.....
» 29/09/2013 4:35:43 PM He's running and scuttling alright (he's keeping a secret, you know). Who's the burly woma.....
» 29/09/2013 3:29:46 PM Calm it down, Joe's good, "d" and "s" are adjacent on the keyboard, es.....
» 29/09/2013 12:41:26 PM Joe, the jury is in. AGW continues and we must not burn all our fossil fuel reserves. Gro.....
» 29/09/2013 12:13:53 PM From your referenced link, Joe, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolutionary_history_of_plant.....
» 29/09/2013 10:54:16 AM "So if you were a mollusc, things were pretty hunkeydorey." A well made point b.....
» 29/09/2013 10:23:10 AM Hasbeen, give it up, "God, think of your reputation.", and fall in behind the la.....
» 29/09/2013 10:00:10 AM In seeking info about global cooling events I came a across this series of links that were.....
» 28/09/2013 1:16:35 PM The law is on my side, Hasbeen. We are a signatory to the UN refugee convention and while .....
» 28/09/2013 12:02:48 PM "Why they didn't get you instead of Julia Gillard...." Good grief, again. Just.....
» 28/09/2013 11:06:26 AM "Still part of this question is how would you go about preventing these people from b.....
» 28/09/2013 10:56:27 AM Joe, I now feel I'm an active audience participant in a children's pantomime, trying to he.....
» 28/09/2013 10:44:20 AM Sadly, I fear, too many of us are happier not knowing what (we) our government is doing, m.....
» 28/09/2013 10:08:19 AM "But it's good to see that you are thinking about such things" We have to go ove.....
» 28/09/2013 9:27:32 AM "In other words, is it too rosy an outlook to imagine that RE-planting on a huge scal.....
» 27/09/2013 10:26:41 PM ".....capitalists can work their way around them all." Capos are working their w.....
» 27/09/2013 9:27:17 PM Try this for answers to specific questions, Joe. http://www.climaterapidresponse.org/about.....
» 27/09/2013 9:05:52 PM "can re-forestation [and of course, stopping any further de-forestation, that goes wi.....
» 27/09/2013 4:43:28 PM So PPL is a tax, too? (on shareholders and/or purchasers of products of companies paying t.....
» 27/09/2013 12:49:22 PM "In 2011 she put in a carbon tax in spite of guaranteeing she wouldn't. That is a hug.....
» 27/09/2013 12:11:46 AM The be fair, otb, it depends on what part of the truth you want to pull out of each matter.....
» 26/09/2013 11:05:53 PM To build onto Poirot's list of LNP BS may I also add the carbon tax "lie" half-t.....
» 24/09/2013 7:58:19 PM Dear spindoc, Upon reading your diatribe I thought of an immediate short, abusive, discon.....
» 24/09/2013 3:39:26 PM http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2013/s3733408.htm : "SCOTT MORRISON, SHADOW MINIS.....
» 24/09/2013 9:30:05 AM I incorrectly posted this on the other climate thread http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/ L.....
» 24/09/2013 9:13:18 AM http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/.....
» 23/09/2013 10:27:11 PM Bazz, I asked "Who's the hunter and who's the hunted.." in response to your firs.....
» 23/09/2013 7:24:47 PM Je ne suis pas Poirot. ROFL. Who's the hunter and who's the hunted, Bazz, and what's the .....
» 23/09/2013 5:01:52 PM "I'm sure that if the papers want to comment on the boats on a daily basis the news w.....
» 23/09/2013 4:12:53 PM Good grief, Indy, it takes time to get here too. Let go of it occasionally. I object to b.....
» 23/09/2013 2:01:31 PM "Is there any indication that the information in the weekly briefing will any less ac.....
» 23/09/2013 1:20:50 PM Here's an interesting link. http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2013/9/23/scienc.....
» 23/09/2013 11:13:26 AM http://scienceblogs.com/deltoid/2009/12/09/willis-eschenbach-caught-lying/ There ya go Chr.....
» 23/09/2013 9:26:36 AM Yes Belly, I'm sure Murdoch will keep the government honest and accountable, "LNP HID.....
» 22/09/2013 1:10:24 PM http://au.news.yahoo.com/nsw/latest/a/-/newshome/19030647/labor-attacks-governments-move-t.....
» 22/09/2013 11:35:35 AM Grim, the see-saw analogy is good. I also like the half-full bathtub which is emptying at .....
» 22/09/2013 10:58:32 AM I agree, Hasbeen, with "If we want a car industry, & many do, it makes more sense to .....
» 22/09/2013 12:59:19 AM There is no suggestion that AGW is a myth, Hasbeen. Better to read the whole thing. Choos.....
» 21/09/2013 9:45:18 PM Careful there Jo, you're skirting with an ETS!.....
» 21/09/2013 6:31:48 PM Oh, and Banjo, if the Telegraph wants to directly pass off opinion as "news" (se.....
» 21/09/2013 5:56:37 PM Banjo: "Humans are responsible for only 3.5% of the CO2" In a natural steady st.....
» 21/09/2013 3:40:14 PM It makes me spew that I must pay more tax so the rich can ponce about more cheaply in luxu.....
» 20/09/2013 3:35:35 PM Ooops http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=newssearch&cd=1&cad=.....
» 20/09/2013 3:33:20 PM Australia's chief scientist is on thin ice and might expect a late-night knock on his door.....
» 20/09/2013 3:19:54 PM You've got me ROFL about that midget joke. I'm all for nuclear (thorium). "....even.....
» 20/09/2013 1:14:31 PM OUG, you're killing my scrolling finger! So, Hasbeen and SPQR, it must be fantastic bein.....
» 20/09/2013 9:29:38 AM Banjo. I guess whatever the next IPCC report tells us will be pure myth as far as you and .....
» 20/09/2013 9:06:05 AM "It did not make sense to pump all these funds into the production side of the local .....
» 19/09/2013 9:13:35 AM From a link within the link warmair provided: " Dr. John R. Christy calculates, even.....
» 18/09/2013 10:08:45 AM Jo, you might like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0jaQCSSCS4.....
» 18/09/2013 9:41:08 AM Shallow Minister shouldn't blame the Daily Mail for the misrepresentation of IPCC findings.....
» 17/09/2013 9:44:54 PM As usual, a pinch of half-truth goes a long way. Tell everybody the whole story rather tha.....
» 17/09/2013 4:06:44 PM I'll leave OLO readers to make their own minds up, if they have followed this thread, whet.....
» 17/09/2013 9:24:11 AM Your challenge was met spectacularly, and again you want to move the goal-posts. Go jump. .....
» 16/09/2013 4:44:37 PM "....That he then does not digress to rehash all the facts as to why you feel that &q.....
» 16/09/2013 1:58:42 PM Shal, you're now sounding like that knight with no arms or legs from Monty Python. Give it.....
» 16/09/2013 10:06:43 AM Pardon, the link to the telegraph "news" story should have been http://www.daily.....
» 16/09/2013 9:47:54 AM Shallow Minister, my claim was never specifically about the Australian to which I am not a.....
» 14/09/2013 10:14:14 AM Rose's pain was ALL about the carbon tax in the article. Pathetic that Hunt stands on the .....
» 14/09/2013 2:32:28 AM PS did anybody tell Rose that elderly pensioners were overcompensated for the CPI increase.....
» 14/09/2013 2:24:10 AM Hard to work out where the news stops and the advertorial begins with many articles, but a.....
» 13/09/2013 5:14:36 PM A see nothing in the first article to suggest anything other than Abbott was clever and hi.....
» 13/09/2013 1:34:03 PM Further too, Shall, if you want to get your teeth into something the really might help to .....
» 13/09/2013 9:54:40 AM Thanks Shall, but where is Abbott taken to task for his porkie pies to the Murdoch media? .....
» 12/09/2013 11:23:55 PM You want me to "find" something that's not there, i.e. a Newscorp media-person m.....
» 12/09/2013 7:25:50 PM Couldn't be bothered but, if you are, then find reference to an Abbott claim that carbon p.....
» 12/09/2013 1:43:29 PM "...60%+ increase for heavy industry purely due to the carbon tax." You're like .....
» 12/09/2013 9:55:04 AM Labor was blamed for all power rises, and Murdoch did nothing to clarify the issue despite.....
» 12/09/2013 12:09:21 AM When you mentioned the Carbon Tax deception I initially thought you were talking about pow.....
» 11/09/2013 11:34:01 PM sonofgloin, Abbott could have claimed a mandate to force us all to wear burqas and go to c.....
» 11/09/2013 10:52:39 PM Nice post JKJ. BTW, are you excusing Gillard for a carbon price that was borne of horse-tr.....
» 11/09/2013 4:13:26 PM http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-10/vote-compass-reveals-uncomfortable-truths-for-both/4.....
» 8/09/2013 2:30:17 PM I think it's good Rudd will still be around to deflect some of the vile bile that is aimed.....
» 7/09/2013 5:11:29 PM Oh Dear rehctub, butter wouldn't melt in your mouth. You haven't moved on from http://foru.....
» 7/09/2013 10:30:19 AM "I also fail to see how a 70% increase in power is not excessive." Of course, c.....
» 4/09/2013 8:07:10 PM Oh yeah, and Gonski, of course. PS Why even insult our intelligence with "Direct Act.....
» 4/09/2013 7:51:27 PM Spot on, Snickerkid. When Labor goes too far by all means let the LNP step in. Sadly, a lo.....
» 4/09/2013 5:28:07 PM Sorry, meant English succour not American succor,(.....nor sucker, with an extra carriage .....
» 4/09/2013 5:23:05 PM OUG/UOG, I will continue to scroll by your posts (with a heavy index finger) happy just to.....
» 1/09/2013 8:17:40 PM SM "While Labor has the right to question the coalition's costings, no one takes Labo.....
» 31/08/2013 10:06:02 AM Labor had released costings of nearly 50 polices since its economic statement in early Aug.....
» 30/08/2013 7:13:33 PM ....Labor has yet to release their final costings or any of the analysis behind them.".....
» 29/08/2013 11:19:35 PM "......when the Libs get a look at the real situation of our finances..." That'.....
» 29/08/2013 1:05:10 AM The last "Mediawatch" program has a bit to say about the "real" Rudd a.....
» 19/08/2013 9:29:11 AM It's too late, Alan. The LNP has run around for months screaming the sky is falling in, eq.....
» 15/08/2013 9:28:47 AM "If you already know that there isn't enough money in the coffers for Abbott to use t.....
» 14/08/2013 7:41:42 PM Treasury provides the budget info, Indy, not Rudd. Abbott said he'd use the Independent pr.....
» 14/08/2013 8:49:53 AM It's August 14 today and the election is on September 7. We have no accountability from Ab.....
» 3/08/2013 12:22:36 PM Use your own brain for obvious answers. I'm done with trying to help you out......
» 3/08/2013 12:05:55 PM We're trying to stop irregular boat arrivals. A visa from an Australian embassies is neces.....
» 31/07/2013 1:39:26 PM "....it makes no difference whatsoever, who does or does not post their opinions on r.....
» 31/07/2013 9:31:28 AM No U-turn here, SPOR, I have been consistent on this over the last 2-3 years if you review.....
» 31/07/2013 12:14:00 AM Seeing "Go Back Where You Came From " again reminds me how important it is not t.....
» 30/07/2013 10:24:13 PM I try to ensure those with this "People migrate, get over it" attitude to at lea.....
» 29/07/2013 8:24:26 PM "not so much by turning all and sundry 'around', but by appropriate 'negotiation' wit.....
» 28/07/2013 4:04:32 PM Lexi, the point of my last post is that it's not just left/right politics. The Greens are .....
» 28/07/2013 1:37:59 PM The politics of this issue is that a vast majority of Australians will vote for a party th.....
» 28/07/2013 12:31:52 PM Getting back to the main topic, do most Australians understand that turning boats back &qu.....
» 28/07/2013 11:26:55 AM "What we seem to forget that 30,000 to 40,000 people a year should not be an issue.&q.....
» 28/07/2013 11:06:13 AM sbr 108: " should we or the UN consider building a new 'country' on one of the Pacifi.....
» 27/07/2013 3:08:23 PM The only case for moving to a massive increase in humanitarian immigration (say a five-fol.....
» 26/07/2013 9:48:39 PM Marilyn, for every refugee arriving by boat one waiting for resettlement elsewhere in the .....
» 26/07/2013 7:59:05 PM Abbott's proposed inappropriate use of the military is a small taste of how he concerns me.....
» 24/07/2013 9:43:00 PM Poirot, by all means be done, but don't petulantly verbal me: "So set up the prison&.....
» 24/07/2013 6:13:29 PM "I've already stated that I believe Australia should up its intake from Malaysia and .....
» 24/07/2013 3:15:34 PM The Green want our immigration intake to expand to accommodate anybody arriving by boat. T.....
» 24/07/2013 1:48:43 PM "I take your point about boat deaths, but I've already stated that in my opinion asyl.....
» 24/07/2013 1:07:05 AM "We're in no danger of being "swamped".....although it's the first thing su.....
» 24/07/2013 12:04:54 AM We provide resettlement with all the entitlement that comes with it, not just hosting a la.....
» 23/07/2013 10:41:53 PM Of course she does, Poirot, but not to assume everyone who opposes open borders to be lack.....
» 23/07/2013 10:30:00 PM Poirot, what do you advocate to stop boat deaths, unfettered arrival by air? Think this th.....
» 23/07/2013 10:16:25 PM Marilyn, we are all sick of it but we are talking about 45 million displaced people who yo.....
» 23/07/2013 9:44:33 PM Poirot writes "I can barely be bothered here lately, except to make the odd quick com.....
» 22/07/2013 10:59:02 PM "Carr and Rudd got in on the "economic migrant" mantra to soften the public.....
» 22/07/2013 7:42:17 PM "The bottom line is that this decision was taken for purely political ends." Yes.....
» 22/07/2013 6:58:23 PM Poirot, the first photo in your last link apparently shows a person who is unhappy with fa.....
» 21/07/2013 12:54:20 PM The student's bank balance is far more important to unis than their ATAR. Any multi-cellul.....
» 21/07/2013 12:32:29 PM Poirot, Under the PNG arrangement asylum seekers will gain asylum and safe resettlement .....
» 20/07/2013 3:27:26 PM Looks like the LNP's game is up. Boats do not equal votes. The whole escalation of boat n.....
» 19/07/2013 8:10:30 PM Regarding the oft-stated comment that Rudd caused the flow of refugees, it should be under.....
» 19/07/2013 3:39:10 PM Hey, otb, why don't you start your own thread "I hate Gilla...er.. Short...er...Rudd&.....
» 19/07/2013 1:26:35 PM Bazz, we don't know how this will work, yet. My only guess is our gov't will be enabled by.....
» 18/07/2013 9:15:09 PM Labor has said the carbon price will be set in Europe, means it's coming down and so will .....
» 18/07/2013 12:22:58 PM SM, before entering any discussion do you concur with the meaning of ETS at http://en.wiki.....
» 17/07/2013 12:31:31 PM Just heard Joe Hockey performing well for the LNP re fringe the benefit change on cars, no.....
» 17/07/2013 9:54:55 AM Of course the LNP's "Direct Action" plan will cost nothing to anybody, right? I.....
» 16/07/2013 8:09:55 PM otb, you have answered my question, thanks......
» 16/07/2013 7:34:02 PM I apologise for that, otb. Such behaviour towards a poster is never called for. Just befo.....
» 16/07/2013 6:58:30 PM otb, are you a complete imbecile?.....
» 16/07/2013 4:27:49 PM otb, Poirot, nor I, nor you care particularly about Slipper. You refuse to see the point .....
» 16/07/2013 11:16:01 AM Some time back on http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?discussion=5207&page=8 I wr.....
» 16/07/2013 2:22:30 AM Bazz writes, "I am amazed that people on here, who after all are supposed to be a bit.....
» 15/07/2013 4:07:25 PM Have to use up my daily quota here, I'm still ROFL! I know, let's collect the CO2 into co.....
» 15/07/2013 3:54:38 PM http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/federal-election-2013/emissions-scheme-a-trade-in-t.....
» 15/07/2013 12:28:10 PM So, Hasbeen, please explain the great advantage to Labor or the country of not shifting to.....
» 15/07/2013 10:31:05 AM rechtub's forecast 0.7% figure related to an increase in the CPI, of which power costs is .....
» 14/07/2013 2:44:06 PM SM "...the vast travel expenses of KRudd, I would say that Labor is far better at ror.....
» 13/07/2013 7:52:06 PM "....one thing is sure, he at least is a Dinky-Di Aussie..." Crikey, to think I.....
» 11/07/2013 12:06:39 PM What I love is Abbott's audacity to simply run away or deflect the issue onto Rudd as play.....
» 10/07/2013 11:24:07 AM Still no prominence in the newspapers of Abbott's rorting. Must be because he said it's &q.....
» 9/07/2013 11:03:47 AM I really don't understand why Labor is so accepting of Abbott's misdemeanour and does not .....
» 8/07/2013 9:06:27 PM Time for Gonzo to go and Malcolm to gird his loins, a new game seems on. I knew a pollie .....
» 5/07/2013 11:16:05 AM My view is there was no organized opposition party in Egypt prior to the people's revoluti.....
» 5/07/2013 10:18:46 AM The LNP policy of forcing boats back out into international waters with guns, as was done .....
» 18/06/2013 11:48:50 PM This thread has run its predictable, high brow course. Anyway, to focus on one thing of a.....
» 14/06/2013 11:01:04 PM The swirl of confusion that the shock-jock apologists here have been trying to weave into .....
» 14/06/2013 6:41:00 PM Gawd, yes, that's it, Indy! Shock jocks are rude because of the Gillard government! Anyw.....
» 14/06/2013 5:13:38 PM Fatist, racist, genderist, sex etc. jokes one may tell or find funny privately is irreleva.....
» 14/06/2013 2:50:53 PM "Juliar is the one continuously bringing up the gender card..." Correct. That i.....
» 14/06/2013 1:13:03 PM OTB, Tim's sexuality has nothing to do with national politics but Abbott's view on the pla.....
» 14/06/2013 11:45:19 AM I note the radio station has apologized to Gillard and suspended the shock-jock (who it tu.....
» 13/06/2013 11:19:29 PM Having sandwiches thrown at her by school-children is very poor, but grown-ups should know.....
» 8/06/2013 11:10:57 AM Mmmmm.....Am I going to listen to SM, who claims practical expertise in every subject know.....
» 7/06/2013 9:39:12 PM "copper is considered far more reliable than glass fiber" "(water).. A prob.....
» 7/06/2013 10:23:36 AM Furthermore, on the Libs supposed NBN policy on its website (various Liberal.tv presentati.....
» 7/06/2013 9:34:00 AM "The coalitions plan reduces the cost and risk by >60% by using the last few hundr.....
» 6/06/2013 7:56:35 PM With the LNP's cheaper faster NBN claim, it has no doubt taken asbestos into account, righ.....
» 5/06/2013 11:36:17 AM Asbestos, no probs. Vote LNP and it'll go away, just like asylum seekers......
» 5/06/2013 11:20:06 AM "My reasoning isn't complex...". Exactly so, but you need it tested in scientifi.....
» 4/06/2013 9:24:36 PM http://www.climatesciencewatch.org/2013/05/31/qing-bin-lu-revives-debunked-claims-about-co.....
» 1/06/2013 9:27:10 PM Onya Shad, you can always find an out for the Mad Monk (yeah, it's OK for a future PM to b.....
» 26/05/2013 11:17:09 PM Antiseptic, thank you for making me feel so much better. There's clearly nothing to worry .....
» 24/05/2013 6:34:24 PM PS: as plantagenet mentions sea-level rising (not that I believe that to be the worst aspe.....
» 24/05/2013 6:15:03 PM "Why don’t you do the right thing and send your pseudo-scientific clap trap to those .....
» 24/05/2013 12:04:33 PM AGW is a scientific fact. If Europe wants to ignore this it is at a global cost. Wanton Eu.....
» 15/05/2013 8:32:05 PM Garbage back to you Hasbeen. You have a right to your own opinion, but not to your own fac.....
» 15/05/2013 11:31:23 AM Hasbeen "On the deficit, this proves we can't afford a NBN, which is not included in .....
» 2/05/2013 10:28:25 PM I was a trustee of a defined benefit super fund. Sometimes we invested well, other times n.....
» 1/05/2013 4:46:05 PM Geez, SM, do you write your own stuff?.....
» 1/05/2013 2:55:12 PM Assuming you represent the LNP view, your statement confirms that its NBN policy is just a.....
» 30/04/2013 11:56:15 PM I refer you to eyejaws nice post, dane......
» 30/04/2013 11:52:18 PM "To be as equally married..." (civilly united) "...as anyone else requires .....
» 30/04/2013 8:03:44 PM Correction: "... and now we are to stupidly believe LNP has seen the light?".....
» 30/04/2013 8:01:35 PM SM: "The coalition has always advocated installing a fiber backbone to supply "n.....
» 30/04/2013 1:25:03 PM SM, A little sad on the response to the speed question (and we haven't yet discussed throu.....
» 30/04/2013 10:54:36 AM In making science more 'accessible' to girls something was lost for boys. There was no 'pl.....
» 30/04/2013 12:36:24 AM SM: "When debating installation of networks with an electrical engineer who has spent.....
» 29/04/2013 9:36:48 AM "I pointed out that the problem of OP underachievement does not happen with boys in s.....
» 29/04/2013 1:07:14 AM Geez, Yuyu, you've got the makings of a great sci-fi movie right there! Copper Luddite Sav.....
» 28/04/2013 11:56:11 PM SM says: "The coalition's plan would raise connection speeds from about 1.5Mb/s to 50.....
» 28/04/2013 12:44:40 PM Banjo P wrote "I suggest the text be modified to read: "Marriage, means the unio.....
» 27/04/2013 1:09:57 PM Banjo P: "The Institution of marriage was not invented by religions. It pre-dates all.....
» 27/04/2013 9:54:34 AM The trend towards verbosity in the sciences is evident in the National Curriculum. Elucida.....
» 24/04/2013 6:18:42 PM On this occasion Yuyu, I'm with the nanny state. The NBN will quickly grow to be an essent.....
» 22/04/2013 7:22:33 PM Lifting kids out of the mainstream system to meet their special needs costs money, so davi.....
» 22/04/2013 5:56:35 PM I don't see why straight or gay/lesbian relationships can not be the basis of what are ter.....
» 22/04/2013 10:34:16 AM oops..enunciate.....
» 22/04/2013 10:33:16 AM david f, I usually find myself in agreement with you, however, "That makes a case for.....
» 21/04/2013 8:07:42 PM "If you wish to nitpick over specifics, please go ahead." Not really. It's just.....
» 21/04/2013 1:24:31 PM "This means that the carbon tax of $23/t on CO2 is actually a tax of $84 per ton of c.....
» 21/04/2013 9:47:55 AM What has rung truest for me is RandomGuy's statement "I think if you can get the pare.....
» 20/04/2013 11:09:21 AM Re your second paragraph, Otokonoko, I see no reason not to incorporate a numerical portfo.....
» 14/04/2013 2:37:54 PM SM, your superciliousness is boundless. You think people who fail to accept your statement.....
» 13/04/2013 7:06:29 PM PS. Here's a further helping hand, Graeme M, to help you in meeting SM's challenge (not mi.....
» 13/04/2013 5:05:40 PM Writhing, squirming, wriggling trying everything. Now he re-frames my challenge. Oh well, .....
» 12/04/2013 10:15:29 PM Graeme M, it should be easy to find as it is "the single biggest lie perpetrated by L.....
» 12/04/2013 7:59:26 PM It seems a long winded way to come to the matter of refugees, which seems the point of the.....
» 12/04/2013 7:30:47 PM "Let's just hope the sceptics aren't right eh?" No, Graeme M, let's hope more t.....
» 11/04/2013 8:02:00 PM A squirming, writhing "fail" as my kids would say, SM. Best wishes as you contin.....
» 11/04/2013 10:00:44 AM Stop squirming SM. You say a "lie" has been told, I say it hasn't. It's not up t.....
» 11/04/2013 2:15:55 AM Graeme M, to SM's statement: "I think that the single biggest lie perpetrated by Labo.....
» 10/04/2013 7:10:21 PM Re my last post, SM responds on another thread: "As for your infantile challenge..........
» 10/04/2013 11:44:33 AM "Because there are a few IT professionals with vested interests..." Onya Shad, .....
» 10/04/2013 12:13:02 AM If we're going to build an NBN, let's at least do it properly. http://www.abc.net.au/news.....
» 9/04/2013 11:24:26 PM "For the average worker that is about all it does, it sure won't make their retiremen.....
» 9/04/2013 8:54:35 PM Earlier I wrote "The odd bit of infrastructure for the future would have been a bette.....
» 8/04/2013 9:07:26 PM The odd bit of infrastructure for the future would have been a better spend, butch, but we.....
» 8/04/2013 8:26:33 PM OTB: "There is no practical reason apart from expenditure elsewhere why government sh.....
» 7/04/2013 10:07:17 PM Sorry, the first quote in my post should have been attributed to Saltpetre and the second .....
» 7/04/2013 9:57:16 PM OTB, you wrote, "Does anyone really believe that Labor did not have a much more far-r.....
» 7/04/2013 1:22:53 PM Abbott's comments that superannuation changes were a "raid on people's funds" an.....
» 6/04/2013 12:42:18 PM SM : "I think that the single biggest lie perpetrated by Labor, is that Australia's c.....
» 6/04/2013 11:59:55 AM Again, little balance in the media, this time regarding mooted changes to super, only hyst.....
» 27/03/2013 7:19:38 PM "It's not hard." That's right, Marilyn, and it's not hard to reduce the quota f.....
» 26/03/2013 8:50:05 PM mhaze, you have rounded it up perfectly......
» 25/03/2013 11:35:27 PM Lexi, if you say something is there and I say it isn't, the onus is not upon me to prove y.....
» 24/03/2013 8:05:23 PM OTB:"I take it you are not denying the evidence that the parliamentary committee had .....
» 24/03/2013 4:56:44 PM Firstly, Lexi, that is an email addy not a website. Secondly, why don't you post the exact.....
» 24/03/2013 1:30:29 PM Poirot, I'm spawn of my parents, you're spawn, we're all spawn and we're people. I don't g.....
» 24/03/2013 9:54:28 AM "The Senate Committee Report which began in 2010 investigated the impacts of the now .....
» 23/03/2013 3:16:17 PM You left out the "crimes" of the grand-parents of the adopted, Belly, the real d.....
» 23/03/2013 10:03:41 AM Belly, Lexi, Suseonline, Yes, push came to shove in cases and there was pain but behind i.....
» 22/03/2013 6:42:40 PM They all report on what the apology was about, Lexi, but there is precious little on what .....
» 22/03/2013 11:34:35 AM I can find no evidence that govts "forced" adoptions. They simply did not provid.....
» 22/03/2013 9:03:51 AM Back then, grand-parents of fatherless children had most to do with decisions made about t.....
» 21/03/2013 10:22:20 PM 60-70 years ago churches (thankfully) aided women through unwanted pregnancies. Now, by to.....
» 21/03/2013 7:28:21 PM "NOBODY WANTS THE JOB" Butch, Rudd wants it but hasn't got the numbers. Persona.....
» 21/02/2013 8:39:55 PM The Greens think Labor is selling Oz down the river and Tony says he'd never do deals, due.....
» 21/02/2013 1:40:24 PM "future fun"? . Future Fund!.....
» 21/02/2013 1:38:40 PM http://www.canberratimes.com.au/opinion/political-news/original-mining-tax-would-cost-bill.....
» 19/02/2013 1:01:59 PM "Are the miners paid the same as in Australia? Do the companies pay superannuation fo.....
» 17/02/2013 10:29:34 PM Then what? A range of issues determine mining investment, including sovereign risk, polit.....
» 17/02/2013 1:37:36 PM OK, Western Australian, Queenslander and South Australian kids largely own the mineral wea.....
» 17/02/2013 11:07:22 AM "It has already been reported that the big miners did not pay ANY MRRT. Where then di.....
» 16/02/2013 5:18:27 PM "How was $126m collected? Simply because the small miners and the startup miners don'.....
» 16/02/2013 3:54:36 PM lee1, all of the above was true when ore was below 100/tonne and miners were making more t.....
» 16/02/2013 12:12:53 PM "Name any other large company, who pays their 30% company tax, then once they earn ab.....
» 16/02/2013 10:41:29 AM So its all a one way street, rechtub. Company tax rate lowered since mine inception, miner.....
» 15/02/2013 6:49:01 PM I'm getting old and sloppy, it was Hasbeen I want to borrow money from and Hasbeen's comme.....
» 15/02/2013 2:20:34 PM Whether it's via a super-tax or raising royalties, something should be done, IMO, to gain .....
» 15/02/2013 2:20:15 PM If ore prices had held up, mining states hadn't raised royalties and big companies had not.....
» 14/02/2013 9:27:35 PM http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/article/16141773/rio-tinto-posts-first-loss-pays-no-m.....
» 13/02/2013 9:17:20 PM Rechtub asks where will these funds now come from. Well, some is already sloshing around i.....
» 13/02/2013 9:16:21 AM "....miners are now using up a combined (reported) 1.7 billion in tax credits, rather.....
» 12/02/2013 10:16:31 PM "...the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) – has many of the inefficiencies of the RSP.....
» 12/02/2013 11:32:58 AM The mining tax is market linked so with ore prices down recently the Gov't did not collect.....
» 9/02/2013 9:04:35 AM In other words, Dan, you are too hopelessly compromised by your faith not to be forced int.....
» 7/02/2013 9:28:03 PM Oops. My apologies, Dan, so I did. An opportunity well seized upon by AJP does not excuse .....
» 7/02/2013 9:38:31 AM DSdM states "if we should ‘reinterpret’ Genesis to fit secular science, why not do th.....
» 4/02/2013 9:33:16 AM Adding up the genealogies from Adam to Jesus gives ~4,000 years. Adding 2,000 years since .....
» 3/02/2013 10:14:43 PM DSdM, "informed" opinion? Informed by what? Science has moved on. Find out about.....
» 2/02/2013 5:47:31 PM Tony has a lot of reinventing make-over work to do before addressing policy. He cannot esc.....
» 1/02/2013 9:44:27 PM Mmmmm, guys. I'd like to get some of that maternity lucre to be dished out, for which I'd .....
» 1/02/2013 4:56:06 PM "The Coalition is demanding the government refuse to accept Thomson's vote, after the.....
» 30/01/2013 9:19:11 PM Your "God", DSM, is a construct much like Huygens luminiferous aether, totally u.....
» 30/01/2013 3:13:15 PM 579, well dredged from the bottom muck! That death stare is withering, like a pre-fight b.....
» 29/01/2013 3:56:56 PM DSM says, "....all views are coming with certain presuppositions and preconditions, i.....
» 28/01/2013 11:37:10 PM I can accept your attitude RM as long as you can put your hand on your heart and say you t.....
» 28/01/2013 9:59:41 PM Constance says, "If your senses and mind are not open, you’ll never see anything.&quo.....
» 24/01/2013 12:27:19 AM aga : "Pity they do not Google BOTH sides." Both sides of what? One is faith on.....
» 24/01/2013 12:11:51 AM JoM says "evolution is a faith, which is not backed by science". Au contraire! .....
» 23/01/2013 11:06:59 PM "A house gets bought for 400 Grand, it is lived in for a few years & then sold again .....
» 23/01/2013 7:43:08 PM " The notion of "writing it off" is in my opinion a stupid & corrupt one.&q.....
» 21/01/2013 11:27:55 PM Rhrosty, if you would return to Soos' previous article on negative gearing and the forum c.....
» 20/01/2013 7:58:54 PM A lot of money has gone into more layered administration, especially into making teachers .....
» 16/01/2013 8:32:15 AM "That is not what I would describe as punishment." Well, that would depend on ho.....
» 15/01/2013 5:21:38 PM All deflection, Pericles, and blithe assumptions about the effect of the hoax on people. .....
» 14/01/2013 4:33:12 PM Still going with "the conned are the guilty", Pericles? Sheesh, give it up, I wa.....
» 14/01/2013 10:29:37 AM Tis is not a case of killing in self-defense. Moylan broke a reasonable law and did damage.....
» 14/01/2013 10:09:31 AM That's right Pericles, blame those conned by the fraud. The poser was good enough to even .....
» 13/01/2013 9:33:26 AM "...why do you think Christianity allows a separation of religion and state?" I.....
» 12/01/2013 2:01:46 PM Paul1405, the force of your argument is so compelling that I must yield. Carry on defendi.....
» 12/01/2013 9:25:52 AM Oops! leave Nelson out of the second paragraph......
» 12/01/2013 9:14:51 AM The right to peaceful dissent exists in a democracy. What Moylan has done is not peaceful......
» 11/01/2013 8:34:33 PM Paul1405, glad to answer your troubling question. Rather than waste keystrokes explaining .....
» 11/01/2013 10:19:15 AM Paul1405, nobody took you seriously before, and nobody does now. I wonder why?.....
» 10/01/2013 9:45:20 AM What Milne has to say from 6 min 55 sec onwards in the video at http://www.abc.net.au/news.....
» 6/01/2013 8:49:03 PM The more money borrowed as a proportion of the cost of buying an asset, the more highly th.....
» 5/01/2013 11:16:26 PM " if I own shares in a business and it loses money, I don't get to offset that loss a.....
» 5/01/2013 5:53:32 PM Crikey, Indy, did I have you pegged wrong as a conservative! A young family can do well i.....
» 5/01/2013 2:05:48 PM Actually, current negative gearers would not sell up assuming abolition was not made retro.....
» 5/01/2013 1:41:26 PM Indy, you're inconsistent. You support wealth creation but not through investment in resid.....
» 4/01/2013 7:51:19 PM Indy: "....without having to resort to exploit tax loopholes..." Negative geari.....
» 4/01/2013 10:10:34 AM Individual: "By a lot of people having less many could have more" Abolition of .....
» 3/01/2013 6:03:06 PM In Perth rents have risen enormously as demand has outstripped supply due to people moving.....
» 2/01/2013 11:16:04 AM In my last post, last paragraph I meant share purchases, not sales, sorry. Rhrosty: ".....
» 2/01/2013 10:04:39 AM Whether through income tax or capital gains tax all investment cost deductions are ultimat.....
» 7/12/2012 1:20:37 PM In abstaining, Australia took sides. There is no right side to take, but at least Palestin.....
» 27/11/2012 1:28:02 PM Paul1405 says "The Greens taking the moral high ground whilst innocent people drowned.....
» 20/08/2012 12:30:08 PM The supposed Labor "backflip" is no cave-in but the honouring of a promise to im.....
» 30/07/2012 9:29:49 AM The the ACMA & Alan Jones topic, with associated comments, can be found at http://www.crik.....
» 21/07/2012 8:19:23 PM It's a joke that even those who voted against Rudd claim him as the "people's" p.....
» 19/07/2012 9:11:01 PM "Different Greens have different ideas." !! Comparing the Greens party rabble t.....
» 17/07/2012 10:19:13 AM "Many views you espouse labor has now left behind such as the pacific solution not wo.....
» 16/07/2012 9:53:23 PM All Greens can ever be is a thorn in the left side of Labor. Dreaming otherwise is a delus.....
» 16/07/2012 11:32:10 AM Greens, the left wing Tea-Party......
» 15/07/2012 10:37:00 PM "decenters"? The decent people are not Greens. Decent people don't let other peo.....
» 10/07/2012 5:15:39 PM Yeah, Belly, poor ol' SM is off his oats today. For goodness sake, don't mention the truth.....
» 10/07/2012 12:27:03 PM Thanks for the link, SPQR. Interesting to get something on it from horses mouths. However,.....
» 10/07/2012 10:55:33 AM Aw c'mon, a poll is taken a day or so after we have "lived" the CT? All C-Day of.....
» 9/07/2012 7:53:34 PM What a giggle I got from "From what I see Abbott is playing the game as if it were ch.....
» 9/07/2012 3:03:28 PM "Please do not confuse real refugee with the mob that have been landing on our shores.....
» 9/07/2012 12:17:32 PM "I would think people would expect the Coalition to support Labor policy on a biparti.....
» 9/07/2012 10:33:16 AM Labor and the coalition say "off shore processing is the way to go." Yep, that's.....
» 8/07/2012 9:21:00 PM I'll concede Tasmania. Deliverance country treads its own self-interested, blood-sucking p.....
» 8/07/2012 6:35:33 PM Labor, to this point, have not openly disparaged the Greens leaving a perception in the pu.....
» 8/07/2012 1:48:13 PM After demonstrating its incapacity to make any reasonable contribution to the refugee issu.....
» 7/07/2012 11:39:44 AM ...sorry, missed something, voice,nose,bum & ranga hairdo.....
» 7/07/2012 11:26:51 AM Poirot, if Gillard is so populist why the NBN, CT, MRRT, NDPS, etc, etc? These are killing.....
» 7/07/2012 9:42:50 AM "I do hope the day will come when Labor returns to its true principles and abandons t.....
» 6/07/2012 11:11:48 PM Shame, Lexi, shame on you! If you rightly assume there are no children or genuine asylum.....
» 5/07/2012 11:55:47 PM Bazz, maybe this will put you out of your misery, maybe not. http://www.skepticalscience.c.....
» 5/07/2012 8:23:50 PM Mornin' Shad Mornin' Soph Lier! Yeah, lier! What's on? OLO, not much. You? Just prac.....
» 5/07/2012 4:54:56 PM Thank you "Man of La Mantra". You and Sopie Mirabella would be a match made in .....
» 5/07/2012 2:22:54 PM Should Labor go into furniture saving mode by bringing in Rudd and dumping principalled re.....
» 4/07/2012 8:25:30 PM Pollie pay rises? Oh Yeah http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/senator-lashes-out-as-.....
» 4/07/2012 7:27:44 PM .....are you still trying to maintain that our processes cannot be tightened?" Of co.....
» 4/07/2012 11:56:41 AM "Toughen our processes/ assessments." As a statement, SPQR, this rolls off the .....
» 4/07/2012 10:24:05 AM "Wouldn’t it be a lot simpler and economically & environmentally less costly to tough.....
» 3/07/2012 10:19:42 PM If irregular arrivals are allowed to come by air, then transferred to offshore destination.....
» 3/07/2012 3:27:50 PM The person so lamely playing at being the lawyer is you, SM. The question is not in the le.....
» 3/07/2012 12:41:34 PM Shadow Minister, do you support the use of force to block the entry to Australia of asylum.....
» 3/07/2012 9:58:08 AM SM, 1) You support the Pacific solution which incorporates the use of naval force. 2) Yo.....
» 3/07/2012 9:02:07 AM Entertaining post about Clive Palmer NT, SPQR, but what of his idea?.....
» 2/07/2012 8:18:23 PM Here's what we're looking at jurplesman http://www.news.com.au/national/let-asylum-seekers.....
» 2/07/2012 3:53:09 PM Bazz, I followed up what you said recently on fuel-cell driven transport and you are right.....
» 2/07/2012 1:38:37 PM "Again with the misrepresentations!" The status quo is very expensive, I agree, .....
» 2/07/2012 9:50:59 AM When everything that can possibly be said is said, by all sides and by the Immigration Dep.....
» 1/07/2012 11:42:09 PM jurplesman, when you wrote "It's the people of Australia who chose parliament and tha.....
» 1/07/2012 8:20:58 PM I’ve always accepted that forcing unsafe boats back out to sea was a deterrent. IMA’s who .....
» 1/07/2012 12:24:24 PM You know, SM, for the most part I consider your myopic input to be mere annoyance on this .....
» 1/07/2012 10:02:23 AM We agree that there are millions of displaced persons in the world. The two questions for .....
» 30/06/2012 10:21:25 PM Clive has the answer! http://www.news.com.au/national/let-asylum-seekers-fly-in-palmer/sto.....
» 30/06/2012 8:18:13 PM Loudmouth, at last a voice of reason. The only concern I have with your plan is the neces.....
» 29/06/2012 4:12:55 PM Labor does care about the deaths, Banjo. Labor cares that Howard's legislation did not s.....
» 29/06/2012 2:21:50 AM Danielle, I could respond to several inter-related points in your link but will focus on &.....
» 29/06/2012 12:21:34 AM cont' Oh Joe Hockey, such a deep display of passionate concern for a 13 year-old girl fr.....
» 29/06/2012 12:13:42 AM "How sure are you that many boat people are genuine refugees?" Again, thanks for.....
» 28/06/2012 7:48:51 PM individual, thank you for asking me that question. To jog your memory regarding Howard's .....
» 28/06/2012 5:38:56 PM To add to my last post, Greens have now handed government to the coalition at the next ele.....
» 28/06/2012 4:33:31 PM I wanted to throw a shoe at the screen too Yabby. The Greens solution is limitless, ideali.....
» 27/06/2012 6:03:40 PM We can determine how many stay and how many are removed to Malaysia, Marilyn, not how many.....
» 27/06/2012 11:20:29 AM Ranting hyperbole doesn't help Paul1405. With UN approval of the Malaysian swap, why won't.....
» 27/06/2012 1:35:58 AM The "When is it OK to kill thread has been hijacked and, to respect the call to stay .....
» 26/06/2012 10:08:33 AM Hey guys, get a room! Just 5 more sleeps until the sky falls in......
» 26/06/2012 9:29:28 AM SM says, obviously with tongue in cheek,"The pacific solution complies with the UNHCR.....
» 25/06/2012 11:11:00 PM I'm not getting it, Bazz. Energy consumption is not limited by economic growth, it is simp.....
» 25/06/2012 10:46:40 PM Details, scribbler, that can be worked out. If, with Malaysian compliance, the UN says the.....
» 25/06/2012 10:02:01 PM Dream On dreams of replacing all immigration with asylum seeker immigrants. scribbler make.....
» 25/06/2012 5:57:10 PM Apologies for the hyperbole in my last post (except to GR and dream On who thought I was s.....
» 25/06/2012 5:25:04 PM GR and Dream On, Why don't we just pick up seekers of asylum in Australia from everywhere.....
» 25/06/2012 5:00:47 PM Bazz, Are you saying a zero-growth economy must remain mono-dimensional, i.e. one industry.....
» 25/06/2012 3:38:53 PM "When a business raises prices, unless everyone else raises the prices the same, you .....
» 25/06/2012 12:39:49 PM A fine thought for the day, GR. Until that great day comes, or until the next election, wh.....
» 25/06/2012 12:49:55 AM "I find it incredible that while we bicker amongst ourselves about who has the best p.....
» 24/06/2012 6:15:07 PM In a levelling or contracting economy, without a carbon tax, emissions will naturally leve.....
» 24/06/2012 2:35:33 PM SM, you write :"For the mining industry with the present huge demand, growth is slowe.....
» 23/06/2012 12:17:55 PM There are targeted concessions for industries that are emissions-intensive and trade-expos.....
» 22/06/2012 1:48:56 PM SM, there is export assistance for the CT impact on exporters, directly or via state gover.....
» 21/06/2012 9:01:18 PM "400 000 small businesses will be hit by the carbon tax with no compensation" T.....
» 20/06/2012 9:38:18 PM I'm hearing it, Lexi, "the babies did it!" Oh yeah. SM says "The costs can.....
» 20/06/2012 7:46:16 PM "Meanwhile, jobs are being slashed everywhere and your lot are all very very busy loo.....
» 20/06/2012 3:34:37 PM SM, sorry to link to the same website of late but it does save me wasting keystrokes in re.....
» 20/06/2012 1:38:03 PM SM: Labor has thrown billions of tax payers dollars at lower income in the hope that it wi.....
» 20/06/2012 12:33:08 PM Not much of a defense there Paul1405. Greens policy distils to laying out a welcome mat w.....
» 19/06/2012 9:34:52 PM Still waiting Paul1405 for you to put me straight on my supposed simplistic distortion of .....
» 19/06/2012 8:57:15 PM "Of cause the sky won't fall in come July 1........." then why does the oppositi.....
» 19/06/2012 1:15:00 PM It's time to keep a tally of all the ways the carbon tax is destroying this nation and I'd.....
» 19/06/2012 12:31:36 PM Paul1405 writes, "Luciferase, You distort the Greens policy on refugees with the simp.....
» 18/06/2012 11:51:05 AM Where is the distortion, Paul1405? I'm just following your policy through to its inescapab.....
» 18/06/2012 10:25:30 AM Paul1405, you say I misrepresent Greens policy. How so? Do you really think some wafty sta.....
» 18/06/2012 12:11:55 AM OK Paul1405, that's the Greens position, no offshore processing and no limits on the numbe.....
» 17/06/2012 8:45:42 PM Why expect anything from conservatives under Abbott? The plan to stop boats by naval force.....
» 17/06/2012 6:16:27 PM Paul1405 "Asylum seekers arriving in leaky boats is not to be encouraged, in fact we .....
» 14/06/2012 8:54:42 PM But SM, weren't you the guy on another thread asserting authoritatively that the carbon ta.....
» 14/06/2012 6:10:27 PM SM's authoritative assertion,(as his assertions often are) that the coal-fired electricity.....
» 13/06/2012 11:17:47 PM "Basic economics indicate that items with very low price elasticity such as energy sh.....
» 13/06/2012 4:25:54 PM The CT is about incentivizing change. The GST replaced a raft of consumer taxes and the CT.....
» 11/06/2012 8:19:05 PM Green's application of the balance of power drives the arrivals of unseaworthy boats with .....
» 10/06/2012 9:23:33 PM Shadow Minister want's a return to turning back boats or, when we can't get away with that.....
» 9/06/2012 5:04:06 PM With almost 100% of arrivals (kept on the mainland or offshore) successful in asylum claim.....
» 8/06/2012 9:06:38 PM Don't be so hard on the Mad Monk, Belly, it's the Greens you should take aim at. MM is hop.....
» 3/06/2012 3:00:40 PM "No aluminium is smelted using coal, all aluminium smelting uses electricity." C.....
» 2/06/2012 8:58:24 PM The remaining smelter in NSW, Tomago, will pay no more for electricity than it does now af.....
» 1/06/2012 10:06:33 AM cont'd It's hard to be civil with SM at times, who is either unknowingly ignorant or just.....
» 1/06/2012 10:05:59 AM I return from 24 hours in the sin-bin. SM writes, "I did the maths, and the numbers .....
» 31/05/2012 12:39:16 AM [Deleted for abuse.].....
» 30/05/2012 9:26:42 PM I'm seeing it Ludwig, MM in hooded cassock left open to reveal the six-pack and woven hair.....
» 30/05/2012 10:25:24 AM The Mad Monk blames the CT for the Hastie group going down, further insulting the intellig.....
» 29/05/2012 8:46:23 PM From http://www.climatespectator.com.au/commentary/abbotts-carbon-tax-deception-point &quo.....
» 29/05/2012 1:08:18 AM You must have missed the following in one of my earlier posts,SM. The claim that the CT i.....
» 28/05/2012 6:53:13 PM "..the last straw analogy"! That camel was a back-broken and dead before any thr.....
» 28/05/2012 10:43:44 AM SM writes "I never claimed that the carbon tax was the only or even the main reason w.....
» 27/05/2012 8:36:57 PM When it comes to aluminium, Danielle, huge base-load power is needed. Electrolysis and mel.....
» 26/05/2012 1:35:36 PM The claim that the CT is a big factor behind a decision to close down a business is factua.....
» 25/05/2012 4:49:25 PM Geez Graham, are we reading the same post by FP72E? SM's last post refers to FP72E as &quo.....
» 25/05/2012 12:01:09 AM FP72E and Lexi, It's started, "The carbon tax made me do it!" will be the cry a.....
» 17/05/2012 9:53:29 PM “Being a representative of true science & objectivity, Mr Luciferase will I expect, be exp.....
» 16/05/2012 11:36:12 PM Addendum, "a larger differential" means a "larger temperature differential&.....
» 16/05/2012 11:15:26 PM SPQR and Hasbeen appear to hold that feedback mechanisms are anything other than, and unre.....
» 15/05/2012 12:42:48 AM Great to return to find csteele still having such a gas. Re Flannery, Making decisions b.....
» 13/05/2012 9:57:01 AM To add, Dr. Austin P., you'll find this is the supposed vetting procedure to weed out peop.....
» 13/05/2012 9:22:29 AM Dear Dr Emeritus Professor Austin Powerless esq. sir, My stupid point is, there is NO VET.....
» 11/05/2012 6:24:01 PM Austin P. earnestly asks "Luciferase, is that a joke?" Let' see, Austin P.. Fir.....
» 11/05/2012 11:43:10 AM I went to http://www.petitionproject.org/ and downloaded the petition which I've now sent .....
» 10/05/2012 5:44:56 PM Jayb says "I see James Lovelock has revoked "some" (my quotes) of his origi.....
» 10/05/2012 1:10:15 AM How can lil' 'ol Oz affect AGW by its carbon tax? By setting a moral example, of course, a.....
» 8/05/2012 5:05:28 PM Anybody interested in the work of Seitz and other merchants of doubt might be interested i.....
» 8/05/2012 1:51:42 PM Frederick Seitz, who is highlighted on the website Austin Powerless cites was the high pri.....
» 8/05/2012 2:06:07 AM runner, I am so glad there is a limit to the number of posts permitted in a 24 hour period.....
» 4/05/2012 5:31:34 PM "...even us Greens don't want these people to take this risk, the sailing that is...&.....
» 3/05/2012 5:51:24 PM "Abbott has agreed WA needs more GST than the eastern states, could be another foot i.....
» 2/05/2012 11:20:32 AM Stick to lies and half-truths, Shad, attempts at hyperbolic humour do not become you. I h.....
» 2/05/2012 10:04:21 AM From now on in Australian politics, when a political leader makes a promise on how his/her.....
» 2/05/2012 1:36:53 AM I hope you're wrong Yuyu. If Labor steps back from its policies on carbon, mining, border.....
» 29/04/2012 7:42:11 PM Always something new coming along http://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=24900.php Baseload t.....
» 25/04/2012 3:14:06 PM solipsist.....
» 25/04/2012 3:08:44 PM "Nothing exists in reality because existence itself is an illusion. You may of course.....
» 18/04/2012 10:16:25 PM I wrote: “Rationality can only be appealed to. Irrational people cannot be converted by ra.....
» 18/04/2012 2:32:10 PM A "Jamboree" of atheists?! http://www.atheistconvention.org.au/2012/04/16/the-a.....
» 18/04/2012 2:04:40 PM Poirot on Squeers and Pericles : "New Atheism is forming itself into a movement, and .....
» 17/04/2012 8:55:24 PM d) their refusal to consider their own ideological biases; I'm a scientific realist and S.....
» 17/04/2012 8:54:58 PM Squeers talks his way further into a wet paper bag. Whatever, to his objections/spurious .....
» 17/04/2012 12:22:00 AM The reason Squeer's "philosophical school" is hard to characterize after having .....
» 17/04/2012 12:21:20 AM George says of Squeers, "I really am trying to understand you, labeling you somehow a.....
» 15/04/2012 10:10:49 PM Squeers, after reading your diatribe over several recent posts it's hardly surprising barr.....
» 15/04/2012 9:44:29 AM George, You define Krauss' concept as "metaphysical". All nothing is the same t.....
» 15/04/2012 12:01:13 AM George, George, George, Love to share a red with you. The metaphysical "nothing".....
» 14/04/2012 9:29:13 PM George, It is reasonable for Krauss to refer to the metaphysical nothing for his book titl.....
» 13/04/2012 8:03:16 PM ... I erred sorry, end of the second last paragraph, that "..his non-existence can't .....
» 13/04/2012 7:46:19 PM Hi George, By redefinition of "nothing" I referred to a swing from metaphysical.....
» 12/04/2012 11:44:09 PM Subtract 6.9 recurring from 7 and you'll get the likelihood of god the creator. Nice joke.....
» 12/04/2012 7:25:10 PM "I think Bertrand Russell's already used that argument." Really? How did it go d.....
» 12/04/2012 5:45:43 PM "The only way to go from one to the other is with a mighty leap, not in increments, t.....
» 12/04/2012 12:00:21 PM Hi George, Krauss has not jumped with glee and cried "gotcha!" but has been cir.....
» 11/04/2012 9:53:24 AM Hi George, To begin an investigation of the biblical origins of something from nothing I .....
» 10/04/2012 9:57:00 PM Squeers asks (my parentheses): "Do you really think all those great thinkers and mys.....
» 10/04/2012 10:36:45 AM You wrote early in this thread that, "You can’t build a legitimate following purely o.....
» 10/04/2012 10:36:18 AM I was surprised at Pell's interest in the attempts of science to explain the origins of th.....
» 9/04/2012 11:48:50 AM A block-buster Easter Monday, Hawthorn v Geelong, Dawkins v Pell, but I agree with Joe, th.....
» 9/04/2012 11:16:24 AM Squeers, picking up on your invitation to visit the other thread and having a trawl I came.....
» 9/04/2012 1:46:04 AM Paul 1405, writes: "Politically I think Australia, like the rest of the world, will f.....
» 9/04/2012 1:02:13 AM Loudmouth you are right on the money. Of course we must look at our delivery of schooling.....
» 6/04/2012 12:05:42 PM Err, only jokin' about the bombs, if that's permissible, Squeers?.....
» 6/04/2012 11:59:21 AM Poirot asks "The question, therefore, is why are atheists imitating the institutional.....
» 5/04/2012 10:20:11 AM Squeers, you have expressed a good deal of opinion but you haven't asked that many questio.....
» 4/04/2012 9:36:16 PM "People know that a builder has a builder and they know this earth, our bodies and so.....
» 3/04/2012 10:29:16 PM imajulianutter writes "Errrr I thought religions teach all people that belief is a ma.....
» 2/04/2012 3:21:39 PM The GST was an admirable act from JH. Although he lied through his gills on most things as.....
» 28/03/2012 9:48:21 AM Update to one of my previous posts: Faceless men. Kill the witch.Faceless men. Kill the w.....
» 20/03/2012 5:39:19 PM Bruce, teachers work with children and, like actors working with animals and children, &qu.....
» 20/03/2012 9:57:26 AM Anthropomorphic! Ha,I did write that, my sincere anthropologies! There is no escaping ent.....
» 19/03/2012 9:56:37 PM Enough already, 579! Anthropomorphic global warming and climate change is only refuted by .....
» 19/03/2012 2:27:36 PM The fact Singers performs better than Oz probably only has a little to do with how Oz teac.....
» 19/03/2012 2:00:15 AM Hyperbole about storing nuclear waste in Canberra gets us further from a sensible discussi.....
» 16/03/2012 2:18:45 AM A very interesting thread. If coal and hydrocarbons aren't going to run out due being of .....
» 15/03/2012 10:25:34 PM rechtub asks "What is the point of collecting tax from some, then giving it back to o.....
» 15/03/2012 8:28:44 PM The mining tax is not on the minerals in the ground but on the profits of mining. It's a l.....
» 15/03/2012 2:26:47 PM It seems Smith didn't grimace enough, nor make enough empty promises, to get the same resp.....
» 15/03/2012 10:06:11 AM The carbon tax is a broadening of the taxation base accompanied by reduction in income tax.....
» 13/03/2012 10:15:23 AM Indy, teacher lobby groups do try to influence educational direction. For example, a coup.....
» 12/03/2012 12:37:49 AM A couple of points, Indy: Teachers nurses and police have barely gone on strike for the l.....
» 10/03/2012 8:15:20 PM A tortuously excruciating read with some good points made. On another thread I wrote: &qu.....
» 8/03/2012 2:38:10 AM State rights to minerals is not under attack directly, as they collect royalties but the f.....
» 7/03/2012 9:47:12 AM I have no problem with billionaires spending whatever they want on affecting public opinio.....
» 7/03/2012 9:34:37 AM Don't expect any retractions by the Australian. It's now busily throwing dust into the air.....
» 2/03/2012 1:16:56 AM Conviction is not an emotion but arises from experience and intellect. There are people of.....
» 1/03/2012 7:53:07 PM Geez, BC, that's quite a platform. Such admirable conviction. You really are green......
» 1/03/2012 5:42:57 PM Blue Cross, why is it that you and a couple of others who reveal themselves as greens come.....
» 29/02/2012 2:20:08 AM Mr Abbott should just keep attacking, negating,carping, calling for an election, and seat-.....
» 29/02/2012 2:09:51 AM Finland has the best performing school system in the world. Several of its features are: .....
» 24/02/2012 9:14:02 AM Faceless men faceless men faceless men faceless men faceless men faceless men faceless men.....
» 23/02/2012 1:37:24 PM In response to Lexi, perhaps it's time people understood that they don't vote for a presid.....
» 8/02/2012 9:01:33 AM Bazz, I wrote: "Furthermore, if we put refugees on our boats and try to return them t.....
» 7/02/2012 2:23:33 PM Well, a week has passed on no reply from a Greens supporter. Nor was there a reply to a si.....
» 31/01/2012 11:14:00 PM A desperate SM, writes: "Now I have caught you in a lie. The immigration department .....
» 30/01/2012 11:20:59 PM traveloz, do I detect a hue of Green in your comments? When the Coalition wins a ruling m.....
» 30/01/2012 11:20:44 PM From SM: "Firstly you claim (with no proof whatsoever) that the entire success of the.....
» 28/01/2012 8:42:11 PM Boob, boom. Another acerbic, witty, in-depth one-liner from dear old Indy. Ho-hum. He's do.....
» 27/01/2012 10:17:59 PM The Greens seem intent on sinking Labor, believing they'll gain market share through intra.....
» 27/01/2012 1:06:33 PM Those boldly asserting that boat-people are "invading" this country and need to .....
» 10/01/2012 11:46:38 AM Grim, Yes, "doubt" is important and what separates the strident atheist from Hu.....
» 10/01/2012 1:42:21 AM Question: Do you believe God exists? Answer: "I believe God does not exist and I bel.....
» 9/01/2012 12:23:35 PM AJ, if I have implied anything that suggests I believe you to be any kind of buffoon, I ab.....
» 9/01/2012 12:23:20 PM Mitchell asks, "How do you square your "no agenda", btw, with the war cry: .....
» 8/01/2012 6:17:55 PM Mitchell, that was a throwaway line about the collider, but who knows. Might be interestin.....
» 8/01/2012 3:13:45 PM AJ. You are not dealing with the challenge put to you by the schema other than to reassert.....
» 8/01/2012 9:22:33 AM AJ, I have read every word you've had to say as well as the references you've offered. Th.....
» 7/01/2012 2:27:00 PM AJ I have applied the terms gnostic, agnostic, theist and atheist, as I see appropriate,.....
» 6/01/2012 7:49:39 PM david f wrote: "I had a Jewish religious education, but I don't remember an afterlife.....
» 6/01/2012 1:29:42 PM Apologies if you felt insulted, Pericles. It was definitely not intended but as I review w.....
» 5/01/2012 3:15:55 PM The existential atheist is Pericles, wandering, not wondering, not inquiring, merely an or.....
» 5/01/2012 11:23:32 AM Pericles, we know we are going to die. Does something of our being survive death, i.e. is .....
» 5/01/2012 11:23:14 AM Entertaining stuff Grim, welcome to the Luciferan sect. He whosoever believeth in me shall.....
» 5/01/2012 1:06:30 AM AJ, You provide a couple of new points. You invent neat dichotomies "Theism means t.....
» 4/01/2012 10:13:43 AM OK, I see your game now AJ. I’d have posted this several hours ago if I hadn’t exceeded my.....
» 3/01/2012 11:33:39 PM AJ, As you correctly say, “language matters”, we should choose words with care. There IS.....
» 3/01/2012 3:04:21 PM AJ, do you know that atoms exist or do you believe that they do? By all means, choose not.....
» 3/01/2012 2:06:13 PM In relation to the discussion between the ancient greeks, Pericles says: "So the star.....
» 3/01/2012 9:42:01 AM Let's say we are ancient Greeks and I propose that there is light we cannot see and you sa.....
» 2/01/2012 10:22:57 PM mac writes "the onus (of proof) is on believers" Atheists are believers just as.....
» 2/01/2012 12:22:47 PM david f writes "Death is the end. Kaput. Finito. Gone." That is a belief, an as.....
» 2/01/2012 11:32:46 AM UOG, that is the most coherent I have ever read you. On the Hitchens quote: "It is .....
» 2/01/2012 10:18:52 AM Thanks for the links, George, and I learned more than I set out to by my question......
» 1/01/2012 3:17:43 PM George, can you give a quick account of how Stark sees religion as an evolutionary outcome.....
» 1/01/2012 3:01:21 PM SPQR, You give a good account of the possible horror awaiting us under the swap deal, but.....
» 1/01/2012 11:54:11 AM SPQR, You write, "It's not about turning boats back into cyclonic seas.." then .....
» 31/12/2011 10:18:20 PM Respect your opinion SPQR but disagree where you write "My core point is we don't nee.....
» 31/12/2011 6:05:47 PM SPQR, is your point that we could assimilate more refugees if the blend was different, i.....
» 31/12/2011 3:38:43 PM Because something is beyond my ability to sense (naturally or with aids) does not mean it .....
» 30/12/2011 7:58:25 PM Yes Lexie, the Greens must exercise the power they do have to achieve the best outcome the.....
» 30/12/2011 10:49:52 AM Good question, Ludwig, it's a work in progress. However, one thing is certain, offshore pr.....
» 29/12/2011 3:07:39 PM Australia has a right to set an intake of refugees for resettlement that it feels comforta.....
» 28/12/2011 8:51:02 PM Don't be so hard on yourself, Indy......
» 28/12/2011 10:22:08 AM Saltpetre, wantok expressed my reason for not responding to yours and Ojnab's points on gl.....
» 27/12/2011 9:59:37 PM imajulianutter says,"In comparison to current policy it's very humane and in fact the.....
» 27/12/2011 10:53:33 AM Saltpetre wrote: "The Malaysian Solution could at best provide only a slight and temp.....
» 27/12/2011 9:14:01 AM Indy, you are skirting the point. The swap will give you the result you want on boat arri.....
» 27/12/2011 8:45:08 AM Fester, if your post was a response to mine: You wrote ","Engage the services o.....
» 26/12/2011 8:13:54 PM imajulianutter says "The Liberals had and still have a consistant humane solution.&qu.....
» 24/12/2011 2:47:33 PM Belly, your thanks to others for you education is magnanimous. I admit to being bit miff.....
» 23/12/2011 10:09:36 AM R0bert wrote: "I don't get the emphasis put on either Nauru or Malaysia by the two ma.....
» 22/12/2011 10:50:53 PM The problem here is that we have one party that absolutely MUST forge a solution to the bo.....
» 22/12/2011 10:19:49 AM From your first link, regarding the proposed compromise: "This would involve using t.....
» 22/12/2011 10:19:33 AM Forrest, thanks for a good post. I concur with your point about the openness of negotiati.....
» 21/12/2011 12:48:05 PM Mr Abbott vows to re-employ naval force, because he knows the above to be true. No force, .....
» 21/12/2011 12:47:44 PM SM says "You have continually failed to address this point as it renders your argumen.....
» 20/12/2011 10:21:16 PM I read that this poem is a Petrarchan sonnet, divided into an octave and a sestet, with a .....
» 20/12/2011 5:52:10 PM Oh dear, SM, it just gets worse! "....a clear kick in the crown jewels to your postu.....
» 20/12/2011 4:38:34 PM SM, you just can't lie straight in bed! Your link is 18 months old, and the Malaysian swap.....
» 20/12/2011 12:32:16 PM Usual tripe about the devastating effect of the prospect Nauru processing (or Christmas Is.....
» 20/12/2011 11:46:33 AM "I also think that the vast majority of Australians believe that the Pacific solution.....
» 20/12/2011 11:45:48 AM I said you employ half-truth. Your statement read, apparently unintended by you, that the.....
» 20/12/2011 9:44:21 AM What does it mean to "close the borders"? Must all the boats past through a chec.....
» 20/12/2011 9:18:23 AM I'll choose but one half-truth from SM's last post to counter, re the 2010 election ".....
» 19/12/2011 1:03:04 PM Ho-hum, another half-truth from SM to counter, the High Court made no judgement about the .....
» 19/12/2011 2:38:58 AM You don't need UN conventions to know right from wrong, Yabby. Our nation turning boats b.....
» 18/12/2011 10:46:33 PM (cont'd) I doubt we have the capacity to handle the avalanche of the third path, and nor .....
» 18/12/2011 10:45:50 PM The "Pacific Solution" succeeded in the intimidation of asylum-seekers in boats .....
» 16/12/2011 12:02:41 PM It's time for SM to get his/her own blog, perhaps calling it "The Complete Half-Truth.....
» 15/12/2011 2:30:41 PM As I see the thread coming to its close, may I use a few keystrokes I said I wouldn't to e.....
» 13/12/2011 2:42:43 PM Geez SD, you're right. SM it should have been, apologies. Shad, your point has been cove.....
» 13/12/2011 9:31:40 AM SD: "Why keep blaming Abbott for the sudden rise in boat numbers when it it was Gilla.....
» 13/12/2011 9:30:52 AM SD: " Was there really a need for relaxing the accessibility to this country by so ma.....
» 13/12/2011 9:29:52 AM SD: "Call me anything you like" RESPONSE: I didn't, and wouldn't, call you anyth.....
» 12/12/2011 7:53:17 PM Oops, I meant Chris Bowen, not Ellison, of course! Please see http://www.smh.com.au/nation.....
» 12/12/2011 6:34:46 PM Shad, as usual you deal in half-truths, such as half of the Pacific Solution instead of ak.....
» 11/12/2011 10:50:16 AM It's probably worthwhile reading the bald facts at http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49e4884c6.ht.....
» 10/12/2011 8:36:57 PM Sorry, Raw, I disagree with the only real point I have sifted from your raving diatribe. O.....
» 10/12/2011 5:57:42 PM The nub of the matter is, as Mr abbott and his forever faithful, beyond-reason apologist, .....
» 5/12/2011 6:06:44 PM SM says, "I was being sarcastic. All three statements are equally ridiculous." A.....
» 5/12/2011 8:31:19 AM "Pacific solution = guns on shore processing = self mutilation and suicide Malaysian .....
» 4/12/2011 10:06:04 PM SM, Pacific solution = !guns! The present Gov't stopped using guns because it was WRONG, w.....
» 4/12/2011 10:15:52 AM Bazz, if the link I offered in my last post lists the actions of the Australian Navy in re.....
» 3/12/2011 8:40:41 PM Bazz and Forrest, why did the Navy get the call if border security was going along so swim.....
» 3/12/2011 3:21:54 PM SM wrote "The principle of sending children to Malaysia where they could be beaten wa.....
» 3/12/2011 9:34:41 AM Mr Abbott insists on processing on Nauru, which he knows did absolutely nothing to stop th.....
» 9/11/2011 2:25:40 PM Golly, SM, one can only imagine the horror that refugees thought awaited them on Nauru mus.....
» 9/11/2011 11:10:38 AM Is this what you support going on just off Christmas Island? It takes nearly a fortnight f.....
» 9/11/2011 10:08:47 AM SM says "All I hear is feeble attempts to try and find other reasons for the numbers&.....
» 8/11/2011 1:45:21 PM PS SM, why would the mere announcement of a possible Malaysian solution be expected to do.....
» 8/11/2011 1:19:41 PM Shadow Minister, numbers don't lie but they are not the only facts. During September 2001.....
» 8/11/2011 9:52:55 AM Shadow minister, and fellow naysayers, why do you think the Howard Gov't finally resorted .....
» 8/11/2011 1:57:40 AM The assertion that the Pacific Solution put an end to people smuggling cannot be allowed t.....
» 20/10/2011 8:05:33 PM Hasbeen, you're on fire again! As always, you leave me no comeback. I yield......
» 20/10/2011 7:43:58 PM Thanks for that welcome Belly, From the SMH article "65 per cent of men disapprove o.....
» 20/10/2011 10:03:30 AM We need a tax system that encourages low carbon emissions and broadens the tax base away f.....
» 20/10/2011 10:01:14 AM Ms Gillard has done far better than Mr Abbott would ever within the strictures of the mino.....
» 4/10/2011 2:57:37 PM John Reid says, with the gravitas of a consensus of climate scientists, "We know from.....
» 3/10/2011 1:46:43 PM Climate models incorporating CO2 levels give hindsight matches better than modelling that .....
» 2/10/2011 9:30:48 PM Let's distinguish between a model and an algorithm as they are often conflated. Before t.....
» 2/10/2011 1:00:54 PM PS Arrhenius was a bit out on his experimental finding about the effect of doubling,say, C.....
» 2/10/2011 12:53:59 PM John, there are reasonable counter-arguments out there against Prof Akasufo's theory that .....
» 1/10/2011 3:25:09 PM It would be truly excellent, Hasbeen, if you could discuss without going for the man. No g.....
» 1/10/2011 1:22:59 PM http://wattsupwiththat.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/akasofu_ipcc.jpg links to Prof Akasufo'.....
» 30/09/2011 11:12:41 PM John Reid wrote "As a researcher with CSIRO with a PhD in Upper Atmosphere Physics, I.....
» 28/09/2011 8:10:06 PM CO2 capture on a planetary scale within the timeframe we have, even if nations worked imme.....
» 19/09/2011 10:47:09 PM ABC News: "Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has rejected the Government's latest propose.....
» 16/09/2011 9:23:49 PM If I were selling a product to the public and my bottom line was affected by taxing/pricin.....
» 13/09/2011 6:26:55 PM Curmudgeon, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_tax (go to the "Implementation&.....
» 13/09/2011 2:29:42 PM Curmudgeon, "($23/tonne)...it is simply too small to make any real difference.. all .....
» 13/09/2011 12:38:38 PM Curmudgeon, "About all it will really do is raise taxes". Hardly. What it doe.....
» 13/09/2011 10:12:46 AM So pricing carbon will have no impact on emissions at the current price of $23/tonne? I wo.....
» 8/09/2011 8:06:30 PM R0bert, I now understand your point. Personally, if it ends up costing me a few bucks, I'l.....
» 8/09/2011 3:35:49 PM Hasbeen,have looked for it, or at least an abstract, online (1 Sept and 8 Sept). Have you .....
» 8/09/2011 2:01:57 PM "redistribute poverty" Please explain, R0bert. To others, as it stands, the ta.....
» 7/09/2011 7:05:37 PM Formersnag. I so look forward the true believers, i.e. believers in every conspiracy theor.....
» 7/09/2011 10:34:19 AM sorry, didn't preview. After "...barrelling along." should come "The big mi.....
» 7/09/2011 10:29:08 AM "Anyway, you're all in favour of redistributing the earnings of some downward to make.....
» 6/09/2011 11:57:56 PM Formersnag, is any form of income redistribution a form of communism? Every government t.....
» 6/09/2011 5:28:16 PM The Solicitor-General advised the Govt of likely High Court success over the Malaysian dea.....
» 2/09/2011 7:27:14 PM Can't agree with King Hazza in that we already have section of our own community that fits.....
» 2/09/2011 12:24:37 PM I don't see what's logistically impossible about boats arriving by the tens then hundreds,.....
» 1/09/2011 9:23:08 AM Our industries must be able to compete on the world stage, not just the domestic one. Gov'.....
» 22/07/2011 10:22:56 AM Some of the nuanced insights on foreign policy expressed by this contributor are beyond my.....
» 11/05/2011 9:53:08 AM Does Jo have any suggestions on how to stem the flow of boat people from Afghanistan who, .....
» 14/02/2011 9:19:58 AM Speed limits on many roads are soporific. You can knit, SMS, read the paper and roll a cig.....
» 24/01/2011 10:30:50 AM To "we are unique", the churches do not support the needs of single mothers othe.....
» 22/01/2011 7:17:23 PM Yes, so accepting, in fact, that it pays the mother for 18 years to raise the child, meeti.....

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