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» 26/06/2011 12:14:27 AM Fukushima has been one big cover up right from the beginning. It will be years before the .....
» 24/06/2011 3:31:56 PM Banjo << You know this and I know this, but to Bronwyn the 'poor stricken boat peop.....
» 24/06/2011 11:26:03 AM SPQR Escape IS the primary motive of asylum-seekers and contrary to your claims very few .....
» 24/06/2011 1:13:33 AM Yep, Yabby, things are pretty good in Iraq. The three Australians on the show tonight must.....
» 24/06/2011 12:12:30 AM Sorry, Lexi, should have read page two before posting!.....
» 24/06/2011 12:09:35 AM I enjoy a well produced documentary, particularly one offfering insight into controversial.....
» 23/06/2011 11:23:25 PM Yabby << ... what about those poor Burmese women and children and why are they left.....
» 23/06/2011 2:17:00 PM It would be interesting to know just how many of those here who are so dismissive of the S.....
» 18/02/2011 8:14:08 AM Belly "Tell me, runner tells us here the greens are violent? how? Wrestling over the.....
» 17/02/2011 11:48:21 PM AGIR "hey Bronwyn...I'm trying to get an answer from you please about something. Whe.....
» 17/02/2011 11:48:04 PM David (from the Atheist Foundation) Thanks for responding to my post but with respect I t.....
» 17/02/2011 12:31:23 PM Persuasive argument, David, and others here too. As pointed out by Briar Rose for example,.....
» 16/02/2011 9:23:49 AM Runner "I would actually hope that those who deny the ugliness of Sharia law, circum.....
» 15/02/2011 11:15:13 PM Dear Lexi, you truly are a breath of fresh air! Where are the other voices of reason that .....
» 15/02/2011 2:25:12 PM Banjo "Bronwyn, MC is also a phylosophy that fosters seperate development, with a fe.....
» 15/02/2011 10:10:21 AM Well, well, like bees to a honeypot, the xenophobes are out of their holes this morning! .....
» 14/02/2011 9:01:18 AM unicornP "This is information for Bronwyn which I am sure she will not bother with a.....
» 14/02/2011 9:01:12 AM Clownfish "Before you take your dog to your homeopathic 'vet' ..." No need for.....
» 12/02/2011 3:48:56 PM 'Nothing' in it - a sweeping denouncement of homeopathy, Chrys, and in a five-page article.....
» 27/01/2011 11:54:55 AM Timely article, Monika, and judging by some of the responses here a much needed perspectiv.....
» 17/12/2010 2:37:03 PM A lot of ABC bashing here guys, two pages in fact, and yet only one clear example of the b.....
» 16/12/2010 3:05:22 PM Hasbeen "That you can't see this simple fact, shows how the rot sets in to the whole.....
» 16/12/2010 11:16:07 AM "@Bronwyn The extent of our 'Christian heritage' has been massively overstated ...&qu.....
» 16/12/2010 11:04:58 AM The Blue Cross "Bronwyn, there is an invasion of our public schools going on, via Ki.....
» 16/12/2010 2:03:38 AM Forrest "It is good to see that after eleven months to the day Bronwyn has returned .....
» 15/12/2010 11:10:59 AM Thanks for a timely and well written article, Glen. Of your three options, I lean toward.....
» 14/12/2010 1:16:36 AM "Can you get the idea, you people who are not teaching why the level in our Australia.....
» 15/01/2010 11:53:57 AM mikk << What do the females who do post here think? >> Personally, I've neve.....
» 15/01/2010 11:25:16 AM Pynchme << Our household made a mutual decision some years ago to be anti-materiali.....
» 14/01/2010 11:26:17 PM david f I wondered why you were being so quick off the mark to post a photo. :) kartiya .....
» 13/01/2010 10:58:48 AM Good discussion, thanks for raisng it, Belly. I too agree with all that's been said here. .....
» 13/01/2010 10:39:06 AM Pynchme Your words are sweet music to my ears. Long may I read many more of them.:) <.....
» 12/01/2010 11:37:07 AM Antiseptic The changes you list are the sort of changes one would expect in any society w.....
» 11/01/2010 1:03:36 PM Squeers << ... they're the ones I see on the News, patriotically coddled in the fla.....
» 11/01/2010 1:03:22 PM I share your concerns, Squeers, and have voiced similar opinions here on OLO at various ti.....
» 10/01/2010 2:42:46 PM Steven "People who complain about full body scanners at airports are ludicrous. Ther.....
» 17/12/2009 2:19:10 PM Belly << Almost every one who posts here long term has earned my respect. >> .....
» 11/12/2009 12:25:12 PM Not wanting to appear like an echo, but 'rant' is definitely the only word that comes to m.....
» 9/12/2009 1:19:56 PM Pelican << If people took the time out to read the Green's policies they may find t.....
» 9/12/2009 11:05:19 AM Houellebecq << Didn't you read my links! I'm going to go all Fractelle now and comp.....
» 9/12/2009 10:42:32 AM Col Rouge << I am now experiencing flashing images of a female Michael Moore strugg.....
» 9/12/2009 10:18:51 AM Houellebecq << Why is it 'timely'? I've never understood the use of 'timely'. Doe.....
» 9/12/2009 1:10:27 AM David << The one problem with this approach is that he cannot seem to gel the issue.....
» 8/12/2009 10:08:44 AM Ludwig << The long-time good relationship between you (CJ) and I, which then became.....
» 8/12/2009 9:56:56 AM Shadow Minister << The links are to a small lab conducting experiments with the pri.....
» 8/12/2009 9:29:59 AM Pynchme A thoughtful post, all of which I agree with, especially your reference to 'blabb.....
» 7/12/2009 11:49:47 PM Col Rouge << imho men who are seen as "adulterous" are sometimes respondi.....
» 7/12/2009 11:06:23 PM Shadow Minister << When will we get a government that has the spine to stand up to .....
» 7/12/2009 9:43:48 PM Thank you Helen for another timely and informative article. << We will not have our.....
» 6/12/2009 8:41:48 AM Ludwig Yes, I think it's timely to have this discussion again, so thank you for raising i.....
» 4/12/2009 10:24:46 PM RawMustard << I'd like to also add that the article you referenced by Moniboit was .....
» 4/12/2009 3:59:23 PM Thanks CJ. I can see you're between a rock and a hard place when it comes to controlling .....
» 4/12/2009 2:22:24 PM CJ << Cornflower - go away, you waspish old sourpuss. >> Now, CJ, you know I.....
» 4/12/2009 1:48:43 PM You may be interested in this article from George Monbiot, who was quite rightly held up b.....
» 4/12/2009 1:05:17 PM Horus << And Bronwyn, your point : “ Because, if [ the Tamils] attempt to cross to .....
» 4/12/2009 12:49:42 AM rstuart If it was said of me, which it was on one of these threads recently, that I had t.....
» 1/12/2009 1:05:57 PM Ludwig << CJ is just sooooo enoooormously different to you in the way the he respon.....
» 1/12/2009 1:05:51 PM suzeonline << Bronwyn, you practically stole the post I was going to do! I live in .....
» 1/12/2009 12:27:16 AM Well CJ, I'd have to be one of your biggest fans here on OLO, but you do lose me when you .....
» 30/11/2009 11:13:26 PM examinator I share your concerns about carbon offsetting and for all the same reasons. As.....
» 28/11/2009 1:26:46 PM Houellebecq << How do you feel about a 3 year old wanting to wear mummy's high heal.....
» 28/11/2009 10:48:35 AM JBowyer << Bronwyn, first you insult anyone who disagrees with you and call them &q.....
» 28/11/2009 10:47:59 AM OUG << thats so funny...so it is a debate.. >> What is funny, OUG, is the fa.....
» 26/11/2009 1:44:50 PM stevenlmeyer (continued) << Do you believe Phil Jones should keep his job? >>.....
» 26/11/2009 1:44:43 PM stevenlmeyer << Telling me to "Stop dictating the terms of discussion" is.....
» 26/11/2009 10:11:54 AM Shadow Minister You've missed the point I'm trying to make on advertising. I'm not wantin.....
» 25/11/2009 5:58:42 PM Ludwig << This is my 3000th post on OLO, 1500 of which are article comments and 150.....
» 25/11/2009 1:22:30 PM Shadow Minister << The change advertising and sexuality of youngsters is largely an.....
» 25/11/2009 12:11:10 PM Houellebecq << Go get some Prozac man. >> Stop trying to paint me as some cr.....
» 25/11/2009 10:50:46 AM stevenlmeyer << I wholeheartedly endorse Monbiot's stance on this matter. >> .....
» 25/11/2009 1:09:20 AM Runner << Quote of the year comes from Mr Monibat (sic) 'I apologise. I was too tr.....
» 24/11/2009 3:28:10 PM Excellent article, Anna. Melinda's latest and collective shout sounds like another timely .....
» 24/11/2009 1:34:29 PM I fully respect people's decision, chosen or otherwise, not to have children. Each of them.....
» 24/11/2009 12:37:21 PM Ludwig (continued) You can rabbit on all you like, Ludwig, about how good Howard's polici.....
» 24/11/2009 12:37:14 PM Ludwig << It just defied all logic. There was a policy that was working. It had vir.....
» 22/11/2009 8:39:54 PM Yes, I'll reserve judgement at this stage too, CJ. This story has a way to run yet, I'd sa.....
» 22/11/2009 4:57:05 PM Pelican Great commonsense post from you, as always. :) Arjay I find a lot of your think.....
» 18/11/2009 3:53:36 PM I agree that there's benefit in maintaining the tradition of a global sporting competition.....
» 17/11/2009 5:38:00 PM examinator LOL. You must have heard about how 'cranky' I've been lately and how I'm in ne.....
» 17/11/2009 1:05:10 PM Forrest Thanks for the post and sorry for hassling you over it, but I was worried I'd off.....
» 17/11/2009 12:26:02 PM Ludwig << I was in and out of the police station wthin five minutes, having given .....
» 16/11/2009 2:04:34 PM Forrest I haven't been following this thread closely, so sorry for sounding flippant, but.....
» 16/11/2009 1:43:33 PM Horus << As much as we like you , our current refugee policy (or lack of it) seems .....
» 16/11/2009 1:02:54 PM Yabby << Err hang on Bronnie, I don't bully you lol. >> That's the trouble w.....
» 16/11/2009 11:43:14 AM Ludwig << I'm also very much in favour of people being able to buy the rights to ha.....
» 15/11/2009 3:26:59 PM Yabby << A poster like Bronnie, will seek out opionions which comply with her extre.....
» 15/11/2009 3:20:07 PM Horus << Your talk of “our fair share” or “small percentages” is just a sugar coati.....
» 14/11/2009 5:51:09 PM Horus Have you got an opinion on Sri Lanka? Or do you just like doing a Houellebecq - ca.....
» 14/11/2009 2:37:35 PM Houellebecq << The topic is boring ... >> The topic relates to a neighbourin.....
» 14/11/2009 12:48:36 PM Forrest << Now Bronwyn was trying to blame Forrest for the throw-away line she'd re.....
» 13/11/2009 2:25:55 PM Forrest << Forrest twirled his wooden stake like a miniature baton, thinking what t.....
» 13/11/2009 1:41:13 PM examinator << What do you think Australia ought to do if anything ABOUT THE SITUATI.....
» 10/11/2009 10:32:29 PM Forrest << You have committed some absolute shockers of identity confidentiality se.....
» 10/11/2009 11:47:23 AM Grim << I think we long term posters know as much as we need to know about each oth.....
» 9/11/2009 2:57:02 PM KCB << And any sympathy for refugees has not been helped by the "tactics".....
» 8/11/2009 11:37:15 PM Belly Ah hah, now that I know both your name and your town, you'd better make sure you ke.....
» 8/11/2009 3:20:45 PM Yabby << Translated that means that our Bronnie is in deep doo-doo here and needs a.....
» 8/11/2009 12:44:12 PM TheMissus << There has been a few people here say they can go to rural areas for wo.....
» 8/11/2009 12:29:21 PM Banjo (cont.) << You want evidence that they are frauds and liars, etc. >> T.....
» 8/11/2009 12:23:00 PM Banjo << The message given to the journalist was that many had 'registered' with th.....
» 7/11/2009 2:36:24 PM Banjo << Those on board the Oceanic Viking claim to 'have registered' with the UNHC.....
» 6/11/2009 11:54:11 PM Yabby << ... I'll rub the post from Franklin under your nose once again ... >>.....
» 6/11/2009 11:49:06 PM examinator << ... the primary reason the Pacific solution worked was that there was.....
» 6/11/2009 2:50:37 PM examinator << Sorry to butt in ... >> You're very welcome to 'butt in' anyti.....
» 6/11/2009 12:17:49 PM Shadow Minister << The new policy I posted clearly states that the detainees can be.....
» 5/11/2009 11:32:38 PM Shadow Minister << The new detention protocol determines that asylum-seekers should.....
» 5/11/2009 1:03:17 PM Shadow Minister << When I said that there's nothing stopping the boat people hoppin.....
» 5/11/2009 12:32:46 PM Yabby << Today I can only put all this down to some recent studies which show that .....
» 4/11/2009 11:02:39 PM Banjo << They are entitled to get a factual view of what illegals are about, not ju.....
» 4/11/2009 2:02:58 PM Houellebecq What a good excuse for a rant this thread is. You've outdone yourself. You'.....
» 4/11/2009 12:54:06 PM Yabby (cont) << I accepted the decision of the Govt, in having an orderly system. T.....
» 4/11/2009 11:10:12 AM Yabby << When I applied in the 70s ... >> How telling. So you've been grante.....
» 3/11/2009 11:23:30 PM Banjo << It is illegal to attempt to enter Australia without a valid visa. >>.....
» 3/11/2009 4:18:03 PM Horus << Talking of "show us your sources" how about you show us your sou.....
» 3/11/2009 12:03:11 PM TZ52HX << From my reading of the posts here it's pretty clear that those who oppose.....
» 2/11/2009 3:24:41 PM Bazz << The earth has a problem, leave the people where the problems exist and let.....
» 2/11/2009 10:11:31 AM Bazz << We would like to help all who are looking for asylum, or even just looking .....
» 2/11/2009 8:56:24 AM Banjo << Look at the 78 Tamils, they deliberately sabotarged their boat so they wou.....
» 1/11/2009 11:28:48 PM Yabby << Bronwyn, I am sure that you are very caring, very sweet, with a huge sense.....
» 1/11/2009 3:02:41 PM Horus << With all due respect ---that description could equally apply to many of th.....
» 31/10/2009 11:49:39 PM Yabby << This lot of 78 are clearly taking us for the suckers that we are. >>.....
» 31/10/2009 11:49:34 PM TZ52HX You ask about the Opposition's asylum seeker policies - I heard yesterday on RN th.....
» 26/10/2009 1:12:36 PM Col (cont) << As I have quoted – there can be no entitlement without first meeting .....
» 26/10/2009 1:11:33 PM Houellebecq << Maybe I just appreciate the physical challenge of getting her on a r.....
» 26/10/2009 11:51:53 AM I agree, sarnian, Kevin Rudd, for many reasons, is not the person to lead Australia into t.....
» 25/10/2009 10:27:27 AM Dear Fractelle Warm thoughts and good wishes are sent your way, from all of us I'm sure......
» 24/10/2009 12:45:06 AM examinator << Naughty corner? >> Well, as someone who detests toilet humour,.....
» 22/10/2009 3:47:23 PM Brian, I have sympathy for your predicament, but your case doesn't seem clear cut enough t.....
» 22/10/2009 1:40:36 PM csteele << I want to see Kevin 07 back on the shelves. This Kevin 09 stuff lacks th.....
» 22/10/2009 1:05:32 PM Houellebecq << Is she doing women a disservice? >> I don't follow NSW politi.....
» 22/10/2009 11:52:57 AM Thanks for another well-written article, Susan. We need informed writers, such as yourself.....
» 15/10/2009 1:20:02 PM Examinator << Or failing that give me the money in which case a dinner for OLOers I.....
» 14/10/2009 10:03:00 PM I wouldn't waste time complaining over the issue and besides I give stores like this a wid.....
» 13/10/2009 11:06:26 PM Foxy << You've said it so beautifully. It brought tears to my eyes, and joy to my h.....
» 13/10/2009 5:35:11 PM Ludwig (continued) << So, yeah, at precisely 11:00pm ET on November 4, 2008, Barack.....
» 13/10/2009 5:35:05 PM Ludwig << Nominations closed twelve days into Obama's presidency, which can only me.....
» 12/10/2009 6:04:42 PM Belly << My Email is mine, my home my work address has been mine for years, so the .....
» 11/10/2009 10:03:55 PM CJ << Bronwyn, you have the patience of a saint. >> Well, I must say 'Saint .....
» 10/10/2009 11:38:19 PM I think the awarding of a peace prize to Obama may be a little premature, but if it furthe.....
» 10/10/2009 10:54:25 PM WILLIE Nice to see some lateral thinking being applied to one of the world's truly intrac.....
» 10/10/2009 6:27:25 PM Ludwig (Continued) Quite apart from the fact they’d committed no crime and shouldn’t have.....
» 10/10/2009 6:23:50 PM Ludwig (continued) It’s inhumane in that it denies asylum seekers the access they need to.....
» 10/10/2009 6:20:55 PM Ludwig (continued) I've made it clear all along that deterrence can't be achieved witho.....
» 10/10/2009 6:17:00 PM Ludwig << Bronwyn, you are still plugging away on this thread. Great. But you have .....
» 8/10/2009 12:50:16 PM Horus << But you seem not to have the slightest qualm about vilifying a whole natio.....
» 6/10/2009 9:02:46 PM Horus << Cairo is the capital of Egypt, and Egypt is is is is is a signatory to the.....
» 3/10/2009 2:12:31 PM Bazz (cont) You've been born lucky, Bazz. We all have. What gives any of us the right to .....
» 3/10/2009 2:11:06 PM Bazz << Ludwig, I am afraid that Bronwyn just does not want to see the logic in th.....
» 2/10/2009 12:57:06 AM Yabby << Ludwig is correct, he has made exactly that case before, it seems that oth.....
» 1/10/2009 1:01:40 AM Ludwig << So Bronwyn, the number of deaths would be greater if there was a tight bo.....
» 1/10/2009 12:05:06 AM Bazz << If such a large proportion of the arrivals are genuine asylum seekers why d.....
» 30/09/2009 11:01:44 PM Cornflower << I wouldn't see either Greer nor Hensen ase paedophiles, but it is int.....
» 30/09/2009 2:21:17 PM Dear Ludwig I knew you'd do this. :) I wasn't 'desserting' anything. It was just that I'd.....
» 30/09/2009 12:45:33 PM Shadow Minister I totally agree with you about the hysteria surrounding the whole issue o.....
» 30/09/2009 12:28:40 PM Cornflower << Why target Henson when Greer fits the bill so neatly? >> I don.....
» 29/09/2009 11:18:34 PM Shadow Minister << However, the attempt to lump Henson's art with this offense is p.....
» 29/09/2009 11:37:29 AM I agree with Pelican and Antiseptic in their criticism of the cliched 'You can do anything.....
» 28/09/2009 11:33:31 PM Graham Y << Bronwyn, Polanski admitted to his crime. There is no doubt about his gu.....
» 28/09/2009 2:17:07 PM I don't see any confusion here, though I know many will. My view remains consistent, at le.....
» 27/09/2009 5:12:13 PM Horus << The department says in the five years to June this year there were 13,739 .....
» 27/09/2009 5:09:49 PM Bazz << The Law of the Sea required the Tampa to take the passengers and crew to In.....
» 26/09/2009 3:50:53 PM CJ Your ethics idea sounds a much bettter proposition than what we currently have in Quee.....
» 26/09/2009 3:32:01 PM Ludwig (cont.) << What do you want to see happen in regards to onshore asylum seeke.....
» 26/09/2009 3:31:48 PM Ludwig << 'Dog-whistling. Please Bronwyn, leave the pre-school vocabulary to Ceej. .....
» 26/09/2009 10:56:56 AM Bazz << Bronwyn; Dear me, if the boats could get to wherever they are intercepted t.....
» 24/09/2009 11:29:36 PM david f I've only been skimming this thread, so I apologize if I've taken something out o.....
» 24/09/2009 11:14:41 AM Ludwig << I'm going off to enjoy a run, swim and lie on the beach ... But before th.....
» 23/09/2009 2:49:12 PM examinator << Me poor? hmmmm "driven" (?) to rant (?)hmmmm? *I* don't thi.....
» 23/09/2009 2:29:07 PM Yabby << For letting boats in, encourages even more boats, which means even more ri.....
» 23/09/2009 11:55:08 AM Ludwig << So in the bigger picture, in terms of the numbers of people involved, it .....
» 22/09/2009 11:16:33 PM I am so impressed! I saw the post count was up to six, so I checked in, expecting the usu.....
» 22/09/2009 4:22:10 PM Forrest Thanks for your explanation. I feel much better! I still don't agree with your .....
» 22/09/2009 2:31:41 PM Ludwig << OK so we've been over this subject numerous times on OLO. But I believe t.....
» 21/09/2009 2:54:54 PM Houellebecq << Hey Bronwyn, can you explain yourself a little more to Forest and Pi.....
» 21/09/2009 11:48:15 AM Dear Forrest Looking at some of the ways you've described me recently, I think you're mis.....
» 20/09/2009 12:17:56 PM davidf << Religion can be a mechanism of control. Where it creates feelings of guil.....
» 20/09/2009 11:36:17 AM Belly << I Bronwyn am aware we inhabit the left side of politics. But can not chang.....
» 19/09/2009 11:11:20 PM Belly I agree, it seems at this stage as if Iftikhar was more interested in making a stat.....
» 19/09/2009 4:36:21 PM PP << Bronwyn did you get out the wrong side of the bed, trip over your dog, and br.....
» 19/09/2009 11:27:34 AM Yes, I too buy from an organic butcher who in all respects, bar the kangaroo and wallaby, .....
» 19/09/2009 11:09:51 AM Fractelle << No I was not praising you at all. Oh dear, I wonder what Bronwyn thoug.....
» 19/09/2009 10:23:24 AM rehctub << .. teachers that currently only work 9 to 3 .. >> I've been aroun.....
» 18/09/2009 1:53:45 PM Horus << You deducted marks saying : “Trying to impose any religious order on any a.....
» 18/09/2009 11:27:32 AM Houellebecq Sorry, about the untitled and unedited post just then, I pressed the wrong bu.....
» 18/09/2009 11:18:37 AM << Lucky the rest of us keep up the herd immunity for you isn't it. And you talk to .....
» 17/09/2009 10:32:49 PM rstuart << .. Bronwyn's refusal to let any man made organism enter her body (be it .....
» 17/09/2009 3:42:18 PM examinator I think you're facilitating an interesting discussion here as you always do, b.....
» 17/09/2009 2:14:12 PM burbs << But the rest of Australia has a base of 48 weeks work/yr and 40 hrs/wk. Wh.....
» 17/09/2009 1:21:43 PM Sancho << I very much doubt the OP is a Muslim of any stripe, but a garden-variety .....
» 16/09/2009 9:49:20 AM I'm prepared to pay more for organic or bio-dynamic meat, as personally I consider that th.....
» 16/09/2009 9:20:18 AM The best way to ensure that Muslim children, or those of any other religious or ethnic gro.....
» 15/09/2009 11:58:31 AM Hasbeen << When Jessica sets off, she will be just one of qiute a few thousand peop.....
» 14/09/2009 11:48:43 PM Yes, Foxy, a brave set of questions indeed. Without knowing what weight most of us are, i.....
» 14/09/2009 11:26:11 PM Thanks for your reply, Rusty. Yes, I know the breed you're referring to with the rolls. .....
» 13/09/2009 11:31:21 PM << Dear Bronwyn, How about a few lines about your family background. Pretty please? .....
» 13/09/2009 10:55:36 PM Rusty << Those "furnished" beagles for instance .. >> I missed the.....
» 13/09/2009 11:11:34 AM Forrest << I am glad to see that it got you in, and that you were so obviously plea.....
» 12/09/2009 10:20:51 PM I watched that show too, examinator, and fought back tears several times. Many of the anim.....
» 12/09/2009 2:32:01 PM Fractelle << For the next generation I would like to see resourceful, independent p.....
» 11/09/2009 3:56:15 PM examinator << Gad , I'm agreeing with Bronwyn again. >> :) Don't know why .....
» 11/09/2009 3:45:03 PM Forrest << I reckon Graham should remove the 'n' word as recognised profanity on OL.....
» 11/09/2009 1:05:10 PM I'm afraid I don't quite see this as the 'shining example for other young Australians' tha.....
» 10/09/2009 5:23:40 PM Suicidal thinking can result from endogenous depression, which is depression relating to p.....
» 8/09/2009 11:26:39 AM Examinator Great to see some bold lateral thinking being applied to an age old problem. I.....
» 5/09/2009 2:17:11 PM individual << I believe the Aboriginal system was along those very sensible lines u.....
» 5/09/2009 2:16:50 PM david f << Arjay wrote: When are people going to realise that it is not US Presiden.....
» 4/09/2009 12:53:09 PM I'm not influenced by morality or prudery, but I do think this affair speaks to the charac.....
» 4/09/2009 11:59:08 AM While I agree with the author that Bush junior would have to be a strong contender for wor.....
» 1/09/2009 10:37:24 PM Having had my health crash a few years back, I've learnt firsthand the inadequacy of conve.....
» 1/09/2009 5:45:32 PM Houellebecq << I can look into the next door neighbours computer any time I like or.....
» 31/08/2009 10:34:55 AM The naturally nurturing instinct which exists within most females shouldn't be regarded so.....
» 30/08/2009 4:58:42 PM For you Foxy and any OLOers from Perth or Sydney who might be interested - http://www.smi.....
» 30/08/2009 1:51:15 PM rehctub << .. mothers who work pay extra for CC than mothers who don't. >> K.....
» 30/08/2009 1:00:12 AM With respect, CJ, I think you're being a little harsh on RobP here. You've honed in on his.....
» 29/08/2009 10:29:31 PM I grew up in a family where Sunday was observed as a day of rest. Mum and Dad worked hard .....
» 29/08/2009 5:48:37 PM I'm not defending Antonios. Far from it. His actions towards Piper were totally indefensib.....
» 29/08/2009 4:09:53 PM examinator Yep, I'd say we're both off to the naughty corner for sure. :) And it might b.....
» 29/08/2009 1:11:24 PM You're right, Foxy, there are many questions which could be asked. A pity you'll be in Syd.....
» 29/08/2009 9:56:03 AM Graham << This is a new concept. >> A few giveaways to achieve lots of free .....
» 28/08/2009 11:06:23 AM TPP << A fake silence is the worst kind for me to practice. >> My guess, Pip.....
» 27/08/2009 11:06:55 PM Dear Examinator and Ludwig Thanks both for a good laugh. Ludwig, I could take you up on.....
» 27/08/2009 2:04:55 PM AS I agree with your defence of honesty and hate fakery as much as you do, and I'm also w.....
» 27/08/2009 12:31:39 PM examinator - please excuse me for highjacking your thread for one minute, but I just want .....
» 27/08/2009 12:28:38 PM I'm not so sure spring has sprung. It feels more like we've gone straight to summer here i.....
» 27/08/2009 10:44:09 AM Thanks Squeers. :) I won't say any more. Some here have already been accused of 'whisperi.....
» 27/08/2009 8:41:43 AM Belly << I am no woman hater, quite the reverse. But some times I will walk away ra.....
» 24/08/2009 11:18:27 PM Horus << Quite unlike some who have posted on this thread –and when challenged have.....
» 24/08/2009 2:28:31 PM Thanks RObert. I'm glad it's working out for you and your boy. You sound to me like you'd .....
» 24/08/2009 2:17:24 PM Forrest The lights are on again! Thanks for the explanation and the links. I'll check t.....
» 24/08/2009 8:52:45 AM Belly (continued) << Our freedoms are not an idea they share. >> How many Mu.....
» 24/08/2009 8:52:33 AM Belly << My whole post history shows I understand history and the wrongs of the wes.....
» 24/08/2009 12:04:03 AM Pelican << What ever happened to adults choosing to stay together for the kids sure.....
» 23/08/2009 5:44:09 PM The Pied Piper << THE PIED PIPER HAS POPPED OUT PERMENANTLY. Loud and fast, ten tim.....
» 23/08/2009 5:32:14 PM Belly << The hate, fueled by primitive belief, will not go away. >> 'Primiti.....
» 23/08/2009 3:12:23 PM Fractelle I knew as I clicked onto your link which one it would be! It has to be one of m.....
» 23/08/2009 3:03:39 PM The Pied Piper << I've instructed my daughter to pop in and let you all know if I p.....
» 23/08/2009 11:39:23 AM one under god << but i fear he didnt like my comments on the cancer post..[it turns.....
» 22/08/2009 1:57:57 PM Squeers "..the gesture showed a depth of conviction and decency that is far more eff.....
» 21/08/2009 12:53:19 PM To me, this incident is just another in a very long line that helps demonstrate the stupid.....
» 21/08/2009 10:32:28 AM Reading through the comments, I can identify with many of the reasons given for inhabiting.....
» 14/06/2009 11:20:45 AM I agree, the last line of the skit was an unfortunate choice of words. But The Chaser has .....
» 13/06/2009 2:29:59 PM Maximillion, Grim and Antonios Well guys, if I could vote you in tomorrow, I would! 'Bu.....
» 13/06/2009 1:29:36 AM mememine69 "I don’t miss the smoggy 70’s and I am brave enough to face the future wi.....
» 11/06/2009 1:25:49 PM I agree, Daggett, democracy in Queensland is indeed under threat. I agree with OUG that .....
» 11/06/2009 10:16:22 AM Well spoken, Bruce. I agree, there is a firmly entrenched undertone of racism running righ.....
» 10/06/2009 10:55:55 AM Ludwig I hear what you're saying and agree with it to some extent. I do think the Greens .....
» 9/06/2009 4:10:35 PM We don't need another green party. It will only split the green vote and further reduce it.....
» 9/06/2009 2:44:51 PM Fantastic post, mikk, I absolutely agree with every word. There is definitely a Left and .....
» 1/06/2009 2:59:12 PM Democritus "Anyone with even a smidgen of economics would recognize why no sane gove.....
» 30/05/2009 11:41:27 AM Good example, Banjo. It illustrates my point well. Thank you. "AN INDONESIAN crewman.....
» 30/05/2009 1:51:16 AM Maximillion I agree with you, I can see merit in the idea of a transfer tax, if as Baker .....
» 29/05/2009 10:58:21 AM Banjo "It is remarkable that some can find nothing better than to split hairs over w.....
» 28/05/2009 11:39:42 AM Banjo "By the way they are classified as 'illegals' or 'unlawfull entrants' and do n.....
» 14/05/2009 11:50:56 AM one under god "They (women) may be as wrong as any man but wont be called to account.....
» 10/05/2009 11:21:45 PM Yabby "Everyone wants to save the environment, as long as it does not cost them thei.....
» 9/05/2009 11:04:39 AM Sorry about that. It definitely wasn't worth saying twice! I could blame that little stuf.....
» 9/05/2009 10:58:10 AM Welcome back, Belly! Well, I could live without the net. I'm sure I'd get a lot more done.....
» 9/05/2009 10:57:44 AM Welcome back, Belly! Well, I could live without the net. I'm sure I'd get a lot more done.....
» 8/05/2009 3:43:37 PM Ginx Sorry, that first sentence to you then wasn't quite clear enough and I think you cou.....
» 8/05/2009 3:38:27 PM Houellebecq << 'We're not vindictive. This episode won't be forgotten.' Bit of a co.....
» 8/05/2009 12:04:11 PM Ginx I won't presume to speak for Foxy, but for me your banter is quite okay. You've gone.....
» 7/05/2009 1:57:29 PM Forrest Pretty sure it was Allan Bell, but I'm not 100% sure......
» 7/05/2009 9:13:09 AM Houellebecq Further to Ginx's and Pericles' comments, I too wish to condemn your attack o.....
» 7/05/2009 12:44:29 AM Houellebecq "I'm a bit disappointed all I've generated is boring nodding 'yes it was.....
» 5/05/2009 11:27:11 PM examinator "If you compare the dilution rate of what I use then compare the damage i.....
» 5/05/2009 1:23:31 PM Ginx "We would be in a better place if my Auntie Nellie's cat had been elected Presi.....
» 5/05/2009 11:01:12 AM examinator "I clean our bins thoroughly after each empty with a light solution of ch.....
» 5/05/2009 10:41:17 AM Brilliant summary and unpalatable truths in there for most of us I'm sure. Yes, I had be.....
» 5/05/2009 7:48:54 AM rehctub A little care, commonsense and forward planning should overcome any such issues i.....
» 4/05/2009 11:50:35 PM I've been using green bags for shopping and bio-degradable liners for bins for a long time.....
» 4/05/2009 11:30:41 AM Houellebecq (Cont.) You can deny it all you want, but women are judged on how closely the.....
» 4/05/2009 11:30:02 AM Houellebecq "I don't think you understand the dynamics of how this thread was create.....
» 3/05/2009 3:11:09 PM Forrest "Speaking of Bronwyn, where is she?" Ah, Forrest, it's nice to be miss.....
» 28/04/2009 2:54:22 PM Graham I'm getting lots of 'server error' messages lately - two already in a relatively s.....
» 28/04/2009 2:24:38 PM Excellent article, David, not that it will cut through to the target of your comments, as .....
» 27/04/2009 11:04:09 PM I've often wondered too, Antiseptic, how many people access OLO from work and how they man.....
» 27/04/2009 1:13:21 PM Ludwig "Boy oh boy CJ, who got out of the wrong side of bed this morning then ?!?&qu.....
» 24/04/2009 9:19:18 AM Thanks Ginx. I wasn't about to do it myself, but I was confident that if I had, a re-viewi.....
» 23/04/2009 1:21:18 PM Sorry, I know it's probably fairly obvious, but the first part of that last post should ha.....
» 23/04/2009 1:10:49 PM "Ah Bronwyn, Not everything is about you m'dear! I find it interesting that you have .....
» 23/04/2009 12:50:16 PM Col "Does everyone get that message or is it something special just for me?" N.....
» 23/04/2009 12:35:45 PM Forrest "The comment in no way applied, nor was it meant to apply, to Arjay in this .....
» 23/04/2009 12:00:34 PM Sorry, Yabby, I should have 'refreshed' before I posted. Thanks for your reply. It's only.....
» 23/04/2009 11:42:10 AM Forrest "As Bronwyn has responded to the content of the misposted post on the other .....
» 23/04/2009 1:10:22 AM Yabby "The fact remains that Australia cannot take them all Bronwyn. Now tell me, in.....
» 23/04/2009 12:37:08 AM Forrest "In my view its 'shock jockery' when a poster opens a topic with a set of as.....
» 23/04/2009 12:19:45 AM Pericles "OK, it was late at night, maybe I was a bit snippy Bronwyn. My apologies.&.....
» 22/04/2009 12:38:56 PM Yabby "The problem with the UN 1951 Convention is that it is a good 60 years out of .....
» 22/04/2009 9:59:10 AM Fractelle "For example, a world which values men for being caring and nurturing rath.....
» 22/04/2009 9:44:17 AM Horus " If you think ‘1000’ was the full extent of our post-Vietnam war intake you a.....
» 22/04/2009 8:29:57 AM Sorry, Ginx. Just realised I definitely should have added your name in there too, alongsid.....
» 22/04/2009 8:16:14 AM Pericles "But it is more convincing if the nail is your own, Bronwyn, and not one th.....
» 21/04/2009 5:37:10 PM I've only caught the briefest of glimpses of Susan and her voice on a news broadcast, so I.....
» 21/04/2009 2:33:45 PM I've always been sceptical about the introduction in the states of a Department of Homelan.....
» 19/04/2009 11:03:49 AM Forrest "Australia's recent actions with respect to both illegal fishing and seconda.....
» 18/04/2009 11:13:24 PM Forrest "I experienced these minutes-long delays in loading in first refreshing the .....
» 18/04/2009 10:36:37 AM I agree with others here that Kevin Rudd is trying as he often does to have it both ways o.....
» 18/04/2009 12:08:56 AM Thanks for a timely article, Georgia. As someone who's largely switched to more natural .....
» 17/04/2009 2:35:34 PM Romany "As to where I met my BF (actually, I thought that stood for Best Friend) or .....
» 17/04/2009 1:56:02 PM Maximillion Apology accepted! :) I obviously haven't read enough of your posts yet to kn.....
» 17/04/2009 12:38:56 AM Continued "At the same time, other European ships have been looting Somalia's seas o.....
» 17/04/2009 12:34:59 AM Banjo "Bronwyn, I can tell you why the pirates in Somalia act as they do. Money and .....
» 16/04/2009 1:57:44 PM Maximillion "That made me laugh." Glad you've had a laugh at my expense. Feel .....
» 16/04/2009 1:24:46 PM snake "Bronwyn and Mikk you have said it all, with perhaps the exception of (restric.....
» 16/04/2009 11:06:42 AM I agree with mikk, beating the 'yellow peril' drum like this is driven more by paranoia th.....
» 16/04/2009 1:58:38 AM Sancho "So tell us, if you were granted unlimited authority to 'Christianise' Austra.....
» 16/04/2009 1:12:27 AM I'm with you, eAnt, I don't like that slogan either. To me, it comes across as selfish an.....
» 13/04/2009 3:48:59 PM Forrest LOL! Yes, I was thinking of you when I had my little dummy spit. I knew I only ha.....
» 13/04/2009 1:04:06 AM Foxy "But it's the personal attacks and labeling that will provoke a negative reacti.....
» 11/04/2009 4:41:02 PM Steven You haven't given the statistic as to what percentage of the population is likely .....
» 11/04/2009 4:04:23 PM I hear what you're saying, Romany and Belly, and appreciate your reasons for desiring anon.....
» 11/04/2009 11:57:17 AM Graham "The forum has slowed down a bit, although the overall site is still travelli.....
» 5/04/2009 10:37:36 AM JL Deland "I'm trying to come to a position myself on the Human Rights Act but begin.....
» 4/04/2009 2:49:01 PM Ah Forrest, LOL, you had me gripping my sides as well. Yes, we might be silly billygoats .....
» 4/04/2009 12:14:19 PM I'm with CJ and Fractelle on this one. These threads never seem to achieve much. Anyone po.....
» 2/04/2009 9:56:05 AM JL Deland I wasn't suggesting that anyone should 'impose from above'. I actually commende.....
» 1/04/2009 9:37:11 AM Belly "I am sorry but I am now getting a big grin out of the thread. Bronwyn even sa.....
» 31/03/2009 10:59:24 PM I think Joel Fitzgibbon's multiple failures to disclose and his brazen lying when caught o.....
» 30/03/2009 11:40:04 PM Dear examinator I'm concerned about you too. I agree with Foxy, your good-bye sounded rat.....
» 30/03/2009 1:24:12 PM "LOL. Poor Bronwyn, your buttons are so easily pushed, aren't they?" No, not as.....
» 30/03/2009 11:50:44 AM Antiseptic I thought Romany's apology was a little too profuse and I now suspect she'll b.....
» 29/03/2009 1:12:58 PM Yabby ”What you are essentially telling me is that you think that you can start with a ke.....
» 28/03/2009 2:58:13 PM Forrest "I don't lose my post because its still on my clipboard (and is a saved Gedi.....
» 28/03/2009 2:34:33 PM Yabby Your attitude to women is so bitter and so one-sided that it wouldn't surprise me i.....
» 27/03/2009 12:29:05 PM Cuphandle "Another simple but frustrating happening occurs when after creating a sub.....
» 27/03/2009 12:15:03 PM Maximillion "Bronwyn, surely if a woman is doing her best to give her man the relati.....
» 26/03/2009 10:38:12 AM Houellebecq "I think it's pretty self-centred to think that your needs must be met F.....
» 26/03/2009 1:27:05 AM I've come to this discussion rather late and haven't read it all that thoroughly, but I ju.....
» 25/03/2009 10:57:30 AM Ho Hum I agree, the so-called "New Class", the one with all the clout, is certa.....
» 24/03/2009 12:08:56 PM Contrary to the author's view, the government's consultation is as open, comprehensive and.....
» 10/03/2009 3:38:12 PM StG "That same working class ended up ruling, and making laws for themselves...".....
» 10/03/2009 11:09:47 AM Antonios "Bronwyn, I do not understand! my post was a friendly one, not an attack!&q.....
» 9/03/2009 1:26:41 PM Antonios "Bronwyn ,thoughtfulness: From your kingdom, do not forget your poor relati.....
» 9/03/2009 1:23:56 PM Examinator “I just thought I could be arcane and Mephistophelean too ;-)” You can indeed.....
» 8/03/2009 5:19:05 PM Gee whiz, examinator, you're starting to sound as cryptic as Forrest. :) Are you sure you.....
» 8/03/2009 2:41:58 PM Yes, you just have to wonder how much longer the Australian political scene is to be grace.....
» 8/03/2009 11:01:42 AM Forrest Thank you for a wonderfully cryptic treasure hunt! Who would have thought a dry o.....
» 7/03/2009 3:23:19 PM Forrest "It's a bit of a worry that there appears to be within that Ministry a trium.....
» 6/03/2009 11:43:41 PM Pelican Once you're safely ensconced as our new Prime Minister, may I suggest you appoint.....
» 5/03/2009 9:44:45 AM rojo "Irony,Irony,Irony." Wrong, wrong, wrong. There's no irony in Scmeiser's.....
» 4/03/2009 2:42:17 PM RobP "So, in other words, why can't free trade go hand in hand with scientifically-b.....
» 4/03/2009 12:28:38 AM Yabby "Sea freight anyhow, is an extremely efficient way of moving cargo, that is wh.....
» 3/03/2009 5:12:24 PM RobP and Belly The global financial collapse isn't the only crisis we're dealing with. We.....
» 2/03/2009 11:27:07 PM sharkfin "Womens liberation got the balance wrong, they should have fought for more .....
» 2/03/2009 2:37:46 PM Mandy, I've no doubt the show is exactly as you and Pelican describe. I've never watched i.....
» 28/02/2009 10:47:06 PM Apologies! Pressed the wrong button. Grrhh! That last paragraph should have read: I woul.....
» 28/02/2009 10:38:22 PM colinsett "An interesting interpretation of yours, Bronwyn - and one far removed fro.....
» 28/02/2009 9:54:44 PM Not sure how long you've been here, David, but given time I'm sure the charm of the Austra.....
» 28/02/2009 2:21:41 PM RobP "But the consequence will probably be that if people get lazy again and go back.....
» 28/02/2009 12:47:37 AM Somehow, Seneca, I imagine your invitation will remain unanswered. I doubt whether Nina, o.....
» 27/02/2009 3:32:55 PM Yabby "I don't believe that the problem is capitalism, the problem is human nature. .....
» 27/02/2009 12:22:14 PM Continued. Leigh "Yet, Barns still talks about “The ugliness of Australia…” when ev.....
» 27/02/2009 12:21:06 PM Yes, pmac, I'm another of those 'deluded' 'liars and posers' who can actually feel compass.....
» 18/02/2009 9:29:59 AM People Against Live Exports & Intensive Farming "You have picked a very bad time to .....
» 17/02/2009 11:20:19 PM Pelican Ditto to all you say, as usual! :) Thanks for the link to the Australia Institut.....
» 17/02/2009 12:52:59 PM Steven "Not necessarily. We all age and we're all going to die of something." .....
» 17/02/2009 12:15:17 PM As well as more vegies, making casserole and other meat dishes go further through adding l.....
» 17/02/2009 10:24:04 AM Steven I agree about the 32%! How do they arrive at that figure? They must then, I guess,.....
» 17/02/2009 8:34:37 AM People Against Live Exports & Intensive Farming I assume the people in your organisation .....
» 17/02/2009 8:16:26 AM mjpb Thanks for posting and helping raise awareness about the extent of this problem. Y.....
» 17/02/2009 12:00:01 AM StG Heard a book mentioned on Radio National on the weekend which apparently is all about.....
» 16/02/2009 11:28:53 PM Forrest "As to the matter of multiple OLO accounts being held by one user (sockpuppe.....
» 16/02/2009 12:35:02 AM For the record, I just posted post number 200 on this thread at around 12:23am, and while .....
» 16/02/2009 12:22:46 AM Forrest "That was an otherwise good post, even if I do say so myself - what a pity i.....
» 14/02/2009 3:04:17 PM Col Rouge “There is nothing like standing in an unemployment queue to get the mind thinki.....
» 14/02/2009 2:55:56 PM Col Rouge To begin with, it would be a good idea if you stopped spraying the term 'social.....
» 13/02/2009 6:53:06 PM I loved Slumdog Millionaire. The kids playing the lead roles were definitely the stars for.....
» 12/02/2009 12:48:41 PM Foxy You're obviously getting a bit distracted, what with Valentine's Day coming up and a.....
» 12/02/2009 12:06:35 PM Foxy Now, I think you're being a little too opaque for the likes of me too! I can't see .....
» 12/02/2009 12:05:13 PM CJ Thanks for that. Now, I'm totally confused! It was the following post of yours, on th.....
» 12/02/2009 2:18:58 AM Camel juice, do you think?.....
» 12/02/2009 1:51:35 AM examinator (Your honourable highness!) I concur with all the points you've raised. (I hop.....
» 12/02/2009 12:41:17 AM CJ "While I'm sure that accountants make the best lovers (at least, of themselves).......
» 12/02/2009 12:03:38 AM 'If cultural diversity and pluralism lead to dissatisfaction, why do governments support t.....
» 8/02/2009 11:44:18 AM Col "But I have spent more than enough words on you and your hypocrisy." Yes, .....
» 8/02/2009 1:33:50 AM Cuphandle "If elected, the member would truly be able to represent his or her commun.....
» 8/02/2009 12:43:26 AM Col (cont) “Bronwyn, how is it possible for someone to be as hypocritical as you? I specu.....
» 8/02/2009 12:36:25 AM Col “I now expect you to justify your scurrilous assertion that the accountancy professio.....
» 6/02/2009 7:16:42 PM Dear Forrest Thank you so much. That was very kind of you. Very thoughtful of you to spel.....
» 6/02/2009 11:49:07 AM CJ, Forrest and daggett Thank you all for your responses. I'm totally intrigued now. Just.....
» 6/02/2009 1:34:57 AM Col Rouge "I do not steal from my employer, the Tax office or anyone else ..." .....
» 6/02/2009 12:34:49 AM CJ "P.S. - is there anybody at all on OLO who has been persuaded by James/daggett th.....
» 5/02/2009 1:49:46 PM Just to add to Spikey's efforts, here are some more constituents' views on Thatcher - &q.....
» 5/02/2009 11:46:40 AM spindoc "He has made progress on some election promises but I think the public are s.....
» 5/02/2009 11:31:38 AM I can't see a double dissolution happening, but if it did, I'm sure Rudd would win comfort.....
» 5/02/2009 8:42:55 AM daggett "Christopher continued, '... and also because I identified your use of sockp.....
» 4/02/2009 10:04:52 AM meredith "What you still didn't answer... What does my being a conservative have to .....
» 4/02/2009 12:53:46 AM meredith "What does my being conservative have to do with it?" When I first e.....
» 3/02/2009 11:46:07 PM meredith "I notice you have decided your correct on my reasons to defend Boaz with o.....
» 3/02/2009 9:54:32 AM Belly I admire you as a poster and my criticism of you here is not personal, but as I hav.....
» 2/02/2009 1:53:28 PM Daggett "... could you tell me what you see as "calm, measured, cutting and wit.....
» 2/02/2009 12:54:28 PM Ludwig "Even something as seemingly benign as free doughnuts for flabby coppers coul.....
» 2/02/2009 12:12:52 PM Col (cont.) My position is best described as Progressive. I'll proudly admit to being a L.....
» 2/02/2009 12:06:49 PM Col Rouge We know you're having fun, but you might need to calm down a bit. We all know i.....
» 1/02/2009 12:23:18 AM PALEIF "PALE would like to also pay tribute to Belly my old sparing partner for his .....
» 31/01/2009 11:30:18 PM PALEIF I don't think your google link has worked. I totally support any campaign that wi.....
» 31/01/2009 10:14:44 AM Col Rouge "Did I actually make a personal attack on anyone? Therefore is Bronwyn jus.....
» 30/01/2009 5:40:31 PM Ah Banjo, it would only have taken a sentence or two, not enough to derail Foxy's thread i.....
» 30/01/2009 3:54:55 PM Houellebecq Apology accepted! I could see you were making a different distinction to the .....
» 30/01/2009 2:49:58 PM Foxy "As a religious leader the Pope is supposed to be concerned with building bridg.....
» 30/01/2009 1:44:21 PM Houellebecq "Oh come on! There are two types of people...? Ha! Sure. To me, this is .....
» 30/01/2009 11:52:20 AM "The diabolical Yabby, brandishing axe, shears, poisons and a fat wallet, will stoop .....
» 30/01/2009 11:19:20 AM examinator I agree broadly with the points you've outlined. You're right I think about th.....
» 30/01/2009 1:08:30 AM Arjay "Pelican ,the laws and regulation were all there,however no one enforced them......
» 29/01/2009 12:13:40 PM RobP I broadly agree with the sentiments expressed by you and Pelican, though I'm afraid .....
» 29/01/2009 11:37:45 AM "You have still been exposed as someone far from honest. *Oh pale I am not involved i.....
» 29/01/2009 11:05:27 AM It's not easy to criticise 'moralisers' without doing a bit of 'moralising' yourself and I.....
» 28/01/2009 11:38:54 PM PALEIF "Meredith said *I find you can be obtuse, very 'in-shop' and all-over-the-sh.....
» 28/01/2009 11:22:31 AM PALEIF (Cont.) In particular, seeing as you asked for my views, I find you can be obtuse,.....
» 28/01/2009 11:21:57 AM PALEIF "Bronwyn, you’re correct. Pls, share what it is you don’t like about our proj.....
» 28/01/2009 10:46:15 AM Hasbeen "The whole system of low start loans was a darling of the left. Clinton push.....
» 27/01/2009 1:05:22 PM Pericles Far be it for me to have any wish to defend PALEIF but I'm pretty sure you've mi.....
» 27/01/2009 10:51:07 AM Hasbeen (cont.) Ludwig is correct, we need better regulation to ensure that these and oth.....
» 27/01/2009 10:49:51 AM Hasbeen "What twaddle Bronwin, the financial problems are based on a US lefty govern.....
» 26/01/2009 1:49:43 PM Peter Costello is the last person we need at the moment. He was part of the financial para.....
» 26/01/2009 1:52:09 AM Foxy I'm sorry for referring to you specifically when I mentioned the flag before. You mu.....
» 25/01/2009 5:02:50 PM I'm proudly Australian and would love to have an Australia Day that is truly inclusive and.....
» 24/01/2009 10:39:02 AM Houellebecq "It has occurred to me my root problem may be physical, but getting some.....
» 23/01/2009 10:06:00 AM Yabby "Yours is a simplistic world of guilt by association, perhaps best you just st.....
» 23/01/2009 12:21:53 AM Pericles "Hi Bronwyn >>Caring about animal welfare and being concerned about.....
» 22/01/2009 2:43:59 PM Having just tuned into this thread, I must say Foxy, I had no idea. I'd already discovere.....
» 22/01/2009 11:48:01 AM Pericles Caring about animal welfare and being concerned about human suffering are not mu.....
» 21/01/2009 1:59:13 PM Houellebecq "Bronwyn, Tell me more about this blood sugar problem?" There are .....
» 20/01/2009 3:50:46 PM I would probably agree with you, Foxy and Runner, if I knew these prisoners had been fairl.....
» 20/01/2009 2:08:40 PM Col (cont) I hate wasting my time like this, but just to prove I was quite within my righ.....
» 20/01/2009 2:06:16 PM Foxy What are you doing? First examinator and now Col (and goodness knows who else!) How.....
» 19/01/2009 12:57:39 PM Col (cont) "When in the privacy of ones’ own home, people should be free to indulge .....
» 19/01/2009 12:53:38 PM Col "I have not blamed the victim ... " You just don't get it, Col. You keep s.....
» 19/01/2009 11:54:10 AM palimpsest "Bronwyn, source for my statement that the ME is the fat capital is ".....
» 19/01/2009 1:21:25 AM Dear Foxy You, the creator of the most amazing Russian dinner menu, asking me for advice .....
» 18/01/2009 12:22:28 PM Foxy "I'm even thinking of signing him up for that "Light and Easy," food .....
» 18/01/2009 12:17:43 PM Steven "I was not thinking in terms of reducing my carbon footprint or saving the ta.....
» 18/01/2009 11:04:59 AM Col This is a problem that has to be owned by the whole of society. As pointed out by B.....
» 18/01/2009 10:38:53 AM Ah Dickie, LOL, a good post on which to leave this thread I think. Over 80 posts and NOT.....
» 18/01/2009 1:58:59 AM examinator As far as the alcopops are concerned, I think legislating to reduce their suga.....
» 18/01/2009 1:40:04 AM Belly "How can you tell fish feel pain?" If you'd bothered to read PETA's webs.....
» 17/01/2009 12:57:38 AM Belly "Bronwyn out of respect for you I break my promise to myself. Please go back t.....
» 16/01/2009 9:54:37 AM Belly "But lets look again at this thread, because I have views different than Bronw.....
» 15/01/2009 3:53:49 PM Yabby "That is the problem Bronwyn, they are basically a bunch of spin merchants. Ne.....
» 15/01/2009 12:07:59 PM Continued The mission statement of the campaign puts all of the above clearly into perspe.....
» 15/01/2009 12:07:25 PM Belly, you began this thread by suggesting we not make war here, and yet you yourself have.....
» 14/01/2009 1:18:12 PM Dickie Just read your post and didn't even pick up on the PALE mistake. I knew the point .....
» 14/01/2009 9:17:32 AM Belly "PETA let sheep die a horrible death.." If you're going to attempt to f.....
» 14/01/2009 1:16:34 AM "Or you can end up a totally rooted fruit loop.." LOL. Very droll, CJ. And yo.....
» 14/01/2009 12:15:13 AM Belly I don't think PETA is serious about a name change. The sea kitten idea is purely a .....
» 13/01/2009 1:16:04 AM Col Rouge "Speaking personally, any ones degree of individual “profligacy” can only .....
» 12/01/2009 11:00:12 AM It's much more than a few articles, Banjo. The sceptics have consistently been given free .....
» 12/01/2009 10:13:21 AM Well done, Graham, another climate change sceptic given the podium while time for action t.....
» 12/01/2009 12:09:44 AM Divorce Doctor I would be applauding your spirited defence of Bogans and hanging my head .....
» 11/01/2009 4:04:01 PM "Nicole Kidman was great! Actually, more than great. She was terrific, as the English.....
» 11/01/2009 2:48:55 PM Ludwig "They are not tied to the absurdity of the continuous economic growth and hum.....
» 11/01/2009 2:27:56 PM "Even an atheist might benefit in terms of establishing a hierarchy of religious offe.....
» 11/01/2009 12:36:36 AM examinator With the greatest of respect ol buddy, I think you've been a bit harsh on Davi.....
» 10/01/2009 12:31:21 AM David "Did you see mentioned in the accompanying blurb anything about Freedom ‘from’.....
» 9/01/2009 12:27:36 PM KMB "Thank you Bronwyn for making my point." Thank you KMB for disingenuously .....
» 9/01/2009 12:19:39 AM "Criticism of religion, whether accurate or not, will be criminalised." (KMB) T.....
» 8/01/2009 9:47:59 AM Col (cont) By the way, I'll be the first to admit that some of my posts at times probably.....
» 8/01/2009 9:46:09 AM Col Seeing as examinator has no intentions of further responding to your claim that it wa.....
» 8/01/2009 12:37:11 AM Ludwig "I have this mental picture of your boot sinking into Graham’s backside with .....
» 7/01/2009 10:29:27 AM Usual Suspect "I've had it suggested before I be 'more feminine' and I think it's fu.....
» 7/01/2009 12:14:54 AM Usual Suspect "I find it compelling that a male who is emotional or depressed gets '.....
» 6/01/2009 2:53:38 PM examinator I'm sure most readers here would agree with me in describing your threads and .....
» 6/01/2009 1:08:32 AM How sensible is it, in a period of rapidly pending climate change, to introduce Indian far.....
» 6/01/2009 12:59:35 AM agronomist “Bronwyn, so you have taken a monthly estimate for farmer suicides across Indi.....
» 5/01/2009 11:50:04 PM This is a good thread, examinator. It's brought together issues of class, poverty and cult.....
» 5/01/2009 2:51:26 PM Foxy "Dear Bronwyn, Once again, you totally nailed it. I only wish I had your talent.....
» 5/01/2009 1:53:14 AM OUG "no worries bronwyn loved your list of resolutions" Can't take credit her.....
» 5/01/2009 1:32:59 AM I'm with you completely on this one, examinator. It's a real no-brainer as far as I'm conc.....
» 4/01/2009 7:04:52 PM Another one of the many problems created by GM cropping in India and no doubt elsewhere is.....
» 4/01/2009 6:57:32 PM agronomist "2008 figures are not available. Perhaps you are the one fudging figures?.....
» 4/01/2009 2:41:48 PM OUG I've probably missed you now as you did say you were leaving - the thread that is, no.....
» 3/01/2009 3:27:56 PM agronomist "In fact the rate of increase in suicides in Maharashtra has declined sin.....
» 3/01/2009 1:43:08 PM OUG "by next year thats all i will remember so see you all next year ... [what a n.....
» 3/01/2009 1:12:28 PM examinator "Education is indeed a MAJOR factor but as Belly put it how do you get th.....
» 3/01/2009 12:21:25 PM Graham Y ".. but I think Jennifer is more right than wrong on climate." With r.....
» 3/01/2009 1:19:10 AM Foxy "A child raised in a 'high-status' family has a good opportunity to acquire the.....
» 2/01/2009 11:55:38 PM Haven't read them all, Graham, but will gradually get through them over the next few days,.....
» 2/01/2009 12:56:39 AM Welcome back, examinator! "Clearly the current approach isn't working having 'no go'.....
» 2/01/2009 12:10:35 AM Pelican "(Sorry Bronwyn and CJ sometimes just can't help doing a smiley)" :) .....
» 31/12/2008 2:08:07 PM "My new years resolution is to walk away from the bullying of Flaketelle, CJ and Roma.....
» 31/12/2008 1:00:06 PM mac "Who diagnosed the "auto-immune disease and the fluctuating blood sugar lev.....
» 31/12/2008 12:22:35 PM Agronomist “As for the Indian suicide story, Rob has posted the most useful study. Farmer.....
» 31/12/2008 12:53:19 AM mac and Celivia The improvement in health I've achieved under the guidance of a naturopat.....
» 30/12/2008 4:25:31 PM In my experience, those who deride naturopathy are often those young or fortunate enough t.....
» 30/12/2008 2:42:46 PM Rob from Canada "It is truely unfortunate how many people are suffering in the devlo.....
» 28/12/2008 2:44:58 PM This is an extreme example to throw up and doesn't really suggest to me a serious attempt .....
» 28/12/2008 12:31:15 PM Yeah, great "solution", Yabby. Oh well, at least it gave Ludwig a chuckle. We a.....
» 28/12/2008 12:28:57 AM I agree, Valerie, I can't see the need for the ABC to have a separate children's channel. .....
» 19/12/2008 11:53:14 PM Agronomist "All you can offer in support of your position are vague fears." An.....
» 19/12/2008 11:11:46 AM Notice how all the women are dropping away as the role of Christmas workhorse beckons once.....
» 18/12/2008 2:41:30 PM "Hehe Bronny, You’ll be easy to recognize in that bullet-proof hat. I hope it won’t b.....
» 18/12/2008 12:02:23 PM Agronomist "There has been more scientific scrutiny of GM crops than any other food .....
» 17/12/2008 10:33:33 AM eftfnc I for one share your concerns about the long term health effects of exposure to ra.....
» 16/12/2008 12:40:17 PM Well, Foxy, what can I say! Here was I wondering whether or not I should be pushing you an.....
» 16/12/2008 8:46:42 AM Polycarp "Any belief system, wether mystical or not.. must exclude at least some oth.....
» 15/12/2008 10:09:12 AM "Imagine teaching children that every person has dignity and worth and therefore shou.....
» 15/12/2008 9:40:58 AM rojo Apology accepted, thank you. Agronomist Quite apart from the benefits or risks of .....
» 15/12/2008 1:17:22 AM Thank you, Forrest, I feel most privileged! I can see your dinner plans are well under c.....
» 14/12/2008 11:01:00 AM "My personal wish would be, of course, as pelican has anticipated, for the humour and.....
» 14/12/2008 12:27:59 AM Apology accepted, CJ. LOL Yes, I'd be disgusted with myself too if I was you. Fancy slipp.....
» 13/12/2008 3:02:48 PM CJ "I've been following this thread with interest, but I haven't participated becaus.....
» 13/12/2008 1:46:35 PM “Hang on a minute, didn't global tempatures spike in 1998, not long after the introduction.....
» 12/12/2008 6:51:00 PM rstuart "If this worries you, try to avoid driving cars, using computers, or indeed .....
» 12/12/2008 1:03:09 PM Thank you, Greg, for a timely and well-written article. "That the GM companies assum.....
» 12/12/2008 10:06:52 AM othercon "The money spent on the welfare payments for one refugee could feed an enti.....
» 12/12/2008 10:04:49 AM Cornflower "For a house I was building in Brisbane, the Council purported to tell me.....
» 11/12/2008 11:57:05 PM Kungurri Krank Is it fair to expect taxpayers to maintain school buildings, pay staff and.....
» 11/12/2008 5:34:48 PM " 'To get us out of our homes,' Lizette told me, 'they spread rumours we would be bom.....
» 11/12/2008 12:10:52 PM Foxy I'm also honoured to be on your list. I love the idea of working out who's who and h.....
» 11/12/2008 11:31:40 AM I agree with examinator. While they might contain some merit, and this one certainly does,.....
» 11/12/2008 2:03:41 AM Yes, I totally agree with you, Ludwig. They might be an improvement on the former mob, but.....
» 11/12/2008 1:26:51 AM Romany Sorry for my non reply! Between work, C/mas and OLO gremlins I just haven't got ro.....
» 11/12/2008 12:45:22 AM There are lots of worthy names that come to mind, and I know I'll think of others tomorrow.....
» 7/12/2008 11:55:18 AM Polycarp "Hmmmm...now is it just possible...that the person attempting self harm.. i.....
» 7/12/2008 11:47:14 AM rstuart "As it turns out, you are flat out wrong in each of your suppositions.".....
» 6/12/2008 10:34:31 AM I'd emailed Graham on Thursday about the problem. He replied early last night saying it ha.....
» 6/12/2008 10:14:00 AM Belly "AH you do know he did not make any money don't you? He asked for a donation t.....
» 5/12/2008 3:04:36 PM I've also had trouble accessing OLO. I went to get on Wednesday at around 4pm. I was abl.....
» 5/12/2008 1:33:15 PM You've beaten me to it, Pelican. I agree with all you say and cannot believe that five pos.....
» 5/12/2008 12:18:57 PM "the OLO prude contingent" CJ, there's nothing prudish about objecting to the w.....
» 5/12/2008 11:20:58 AM "Our Government should be doing all in its power to take Australia into the 21st cent.....
» 4/12/2008 11:31:06 AM Romany I appreciate your honest and courageous posting. As with others' before you, it co.....
» 30/11/2008 3:25:22 PM daggett "The solution to the problem of children accessing pornography, without givi.....
» 30/11/2008 11:33:18 AM Sites like Pillwatch concern me. They're really just a marketing tool for the big pharmace.....
» 25/11/2008 3:55:06 PM Steel "Let me remind or warn people again of the example of Melinda Tankard Reist, p.....
» 24/11/2008 12:52:14 PM "But I fear very much that Christians suffer much more from a lack of accountability .....
» 23/11/2008 11:06:15 PM I think it's the old dominion thing, Ludwig. And God blessed them, and God said to them, .....
» 23/11/2008 9:47:59 AM Yabby “You miss the point entirely Bronwyn, but I expect no more from you.” No, Yabby, I.....
» 22/11/2008 1:50:02 PM "Btw, I think you might have stepped in something nasty… if what is directly below yo.....
» 22/11/2008 10:53:49 AM "You can call me a heartless this or that till the cows come home *mooooo*...I never .....
» 22/11/2008 1:35:57 AM An important and timely article, David. Yours and Phil Glendenning's efforts are greatly.....
» 19/11/2008 1:16:33 PM BigBadBear (Is that title meant to be intimidating? Just wondered.) "I have said it .....
» 18/11/2008 1:17:30 PM I agree, it's very difficult for the average lay person to distinguish between conflicting.....
» 18/11/2008 11:49:26 AM Sasha Thinking there might be a good argument for having the ABC and SBS rolled into one .....
» 17/11/2008 1:39:58 PM "If Australia is to remain a harmonious society where hostile intercultural conflict .....
» 16/11/2008 10:22:17 AM Ah Forrest, I am more than happy for you to put words into my mouth, you are a much better.....
» 15/11/2008 3:05:28 PM "Now? I am a sinner I haunt weekend markets but rush past new age stuff as fast as re.....
» 14/11/2008 6:53:18 PM Well, Foxy and Romany, what a pair of right little royalists you two are - both such a wea.....
» 14/11/2008 5:25:36 PM "I might be an economic liberal, but not only do I know the price of very many things.....
» 13/11/2008 1:06:44 PM I share your concerns at the low levels of protection of consumer health, but I don't see .....
» 13/11/2008 12:07:11 PM "On a trivial note, some posters refrain from paragraphing lengthy posts which create.....
» 13/11/2008 11:18:27 AM Some interesting points raised here, both by the writer and the panellists he's critiquing.....
» 13/11/2008 9:04:07 AM "A set of enhancements could conceivably be made available for a fee to users." .....
» 12/11/2008 2:41:32 PM "with all this talk about MARSHMALLOWS et al. No other website would allow such aberr.....
» 11/11/2008 6:19:09 PM Fellow_Human "Now that the oil prices are at decade low and expected to be like that.....
» 11/11/2008 5:59:51 PM A great initiative, Tom. Hope you attract a good roll up of people and that they go away a.....
» 11/11/2008 11:09:39 AM Phil Matimein "I think the author needs to take a long lie down. He is himself tryin.....
» 9/11/2008 11:06:04 PM Dear Foxy Thank you for you well-considered and gracious response to my question on forgi.....
» 9/11/2008 11:03:59 AM Ah, Foxy, wise words as usual, but allow us a bit of fun while we can! Afterall, us 'unbel.....
» 9/11/2008 10:32:28 AM Yes, Ludwig, and with them, an opportune chance for our Prime Minister to reaffirm interna.....
» 8/11/2008 11:56:50 PM You'll need a fair few, CJ, I think there's going to be a lot of us down there......
» 8/11/2008 11:28:49 PM Bugsy "This topic is as dead as Jesus." LOL! Poly's hoping to resurrect it......
» 8/11/2008 1:42:49 PM DEMOS "While they live they are heroes to a large number of people." Once exec.....
» 8/11/2008 8:47:34 AM KatieO "Given that unbelief is the ultimate sin (the one for which there is no forgi.....
» 7/11/2008 3:29:43 PM Very droll, Pericles! Whether or not we dress to please ourselves or our men, we are, as .....
» 7/11/2008 1:16:04 PM I must belatedly add my congratulations too, Ludwig - not so much on your notching up of m.....
» 7/11/2008 12:08:36 PM I agree, Arjay, whether or not Obama scuttles the proposed Security and Prosperity Partner.....
» 7/11/2008 1:33:49 AM "When a woman uses her body to gain acceptance, instead of her brain, she's reverted .....
» 29/10/2008 11:26:32 PM "Perhaps the ongoing drought is punishment for the Australian electorate deposing the.....
» 29/10/2008 2:11:28 PM Excellent article, Monica. I thought you outlined the dilemmas or 'choices' faced by today.....
» 27/10/2008 10:37:44 PM "Polly stamps his foot, slumps and sticks his thumb in his mouth." Yes, your th.....
» 27/10/2008 1:13:53 PM Foxy (Continued) Now, Foxy, I realise you haven't stated as such that these men should di.....
» 27/10/2008 1:08:57 PM The Blue Cross "..just 'being a Christian' should be enough to have Australia's Tony.....
» 24/10/2008 11:56:35 PM Seeing as you're asking, Graham, I think your provisional decision is the correct one. App.....
» 24/10/2008 12:20:31 AM While we're rolling out the anecdotal evidence, my children too (unlike their parents) hav.....
» 23/10/2008 11:25:50 PM Excellent article, Greg. I agree with every point you've made, and must say I'm somewhat s.....
» 22/10/2008 11:19:57 AM david f "I writhe at your feet in an agony of humble self-abasement for lecturing yo.....
» 22/10/2008 12:50:29 AM david f "Although I agree with much of what you say I object to your reference to Po.....
» 21/10/2008 2:22:19 PM Yes, I agree with RObert, well put, Romany. I'm not quite as sanguine as you are, however.....
» 21/10/2008 10:32:54 AM "Sigh, get over it. Why do you keep dwelling in the past?" That's okay, Keith. .....
» 21/10/2008 1:07:21 AM "After all, there are 2 other multi-faith rooms at the campus already." Public .....
» 21/10/2008 12:08:21 AM "As a member of the public I have concerns about money being wasted." Do you? T.....
» 19/10/2008 9:19:57 AM I consider it perfectly appropriate, in a discussion on the abuse of human rights in China.....
» 19/10/2008 9:11:26 AM Sorry, wrong thread!.....
» 19/10/2008 1:46:12 AM I don't consider it to be 'highjacking' the thread, in a discussion on the abuse of human .....
» 17/10/2008 1:49:21 PM Paul.L "Secondly, you clearly don’t understand the function of Freddie Mac and Fanni.....
» 17/10/2008 10:11:21 AM Col Rouge "Concerning 'Swill' I have attached that description to those who delibera.....
» 16/10/2008 11:49:01 PM Paul.L "You are faced with the evidence and you just pretend it doesn't exist. 1) Fa.....
» 16/10/2008 1:31:12 AM Paul, Col and Keith Thanks for the history lessons, but I'm afraid nothing you've said ch.....
» 15/10/2008 12:41:59 PM CJ "I mean, they sound more like plastic cheesecake or cardboard hamburger manufactu.....
» 14/10/2008 2:02:47 PM Thank you authors for your insightful commentary. Col Rouge "But what do you expect.....
» 14/10/2008 12:33:57 AM I have no problem with reference being made to the fact that these women, or any other fem.....
» 13/10/2008 10:50:05 PM Interesting reading, Mark. Very much confirms what I've long suspected. .."let's fra.....
» 13/10/2008 12:44:38 PM david f "When accessing comments or being returned to comments after making one it w.....
» 13/10/2008 11:24:28 AM Yabby "Bromwyn, the problem there is not ownership, but largely disinterest." .....
» 13/10/2008 10:20:38 AM Excellent article, Richard. You've made many good points, which to me and I'm sure many o.....
» 13/10/2008 12:51:09 AM Yabby "Who owns most large listed companies these days? Well its workers, through th.....
» 12/10/2008 11:51:24 AM A definite no to the gender box. Having been on the receiving end of patronizing comments.....
» 12/10/2008 1:48:40 AM Great post, Anansi. Col Rouge "That would be the ‘greed’ and the ‘acts’ of those w.....
» 12/10/2008 1:22:21 AM Excellent article, Hugh, and all power to the Fourth R! Some great posts too, Godo, GYM-F.....
» 6/10/2008 11:08:47 PM Forrest "Hey Bronwyn! You have scored a hit! Re your post in this thread, check out .....
» 5/10/2008 3:56:32 PM bushbred "Looking at our problems right now, one could well ask why we have accumula.....
» 5/10/2008 12:34:03 AM "Last night, my wife was waiting for me at the local Macca's.." Eating MacDonal.....
» 4/10/2008 1:37:44 AM Excellent article, John. I for one appreciate an intelligent and critical view from someon.....
» 4/10/2008 12:35:30 AM Yabby "Bronwyn, in my book, you are being rather naive about the world and how it fu.....
» 3/10/2008 3:08:30 PM Hasbeen "The real problem was bundling these things as AAA rated investments." .....
» 3/10/2008 11:44:44 AM Excellent posts, Ludwig and Wobbles, agree totally with every word. Imagine what could be.....
» 2/10/2008 3:17:56 PM Paul.L "Lets not forget that the US system allows mortage customers to walk away fro.....
» 2/10/2008 1:10:58 PM Forrest "To then claim that it would only cost a matter of "a few hundred dolla.....
» 1/10/2008 11:10:09 AM "Enjoy your chairs ladies as you both have the gift of understanding what important i.....
» 1/10/2008 1:19:55 AM Paul.L "Also, lets not forget that the housing bubble and bad loans were as much the.....
» 1/10/2008 12:31:35 AM I think Congress did the right thing in voting down the bailout bill. It was badly flawe.....
» 30/09/2008 11:22:48 PM SJF "That's not my experience. I see huge numbers of young women at IWD and other fe.....
» 30/09/2008 2:27:32 PM Rest easy, Ozzie and Col, there's no risk of those pesky foreign asylum seekers putting as.....
» 30/09/2008 11:45:20 AM Thanks Fractelle and PALEIF I do only put out a small quantity and it's not there for the.....
» 30/09/2008 12:56:02 AM Regarding the feeding of birds, does anyone know whether there are any problems in putting.....
» 29/09/2008 11:48:29 AM SJF "The way this reads, you are placing most of the responsibility for this ‘failur.....
» 29/09/2008 1:55:34 AM Forrest "After all, these particular 'applicants for admission' weren't prepared to .....
» 28/09/2008 11:32:01 PM Cuphandle "I find it so hard to accept that there are so many people out there who h.....
» 28/09/2008 4:14:49 PM Col Rouge "It seems Sarah Palin has the secret, maybe ask her…" Sarah Palin do.....
» 27/09/2008 3:49:42 PM Pelican "To some extent feminism failed in that it created an environment where wome.....
» 27/09/2008 3:11:56 PM "In the act of calling ourselves feminists we are expressing solidarity (not necessar.....
» 26/09/2008 10:25:13 AM I've just borrowed the book 'The Purple Economy' by Max Wallace, which makes for some inte.....
» 26/09/2008 12:50:50 AM "I will never take the trouble to talk to you again. But you may not believe me, what.....
» 26/09/2008 12:17:01 AM "Yesterday's Sydney press had a story about a theft of over a million dollars from an.....
» 25/09/2008 11:41:15 PM mjpb "You seem open to the idea of fundamentalist Christians in here but not fundame.....
» 25/09/2008 7:35:22 PM Jon J Great post! runner "We have seen the fruit of the State school systems which.....
» 25/09/2008 1:58:20 PM Porkycrap gw specifically asked that we refrain from quoting the bible or texts like Dawk.....
» 25/09/2008 11:03:32 AM jamesf "Why is offering funding for independent schools of any faith or none problem.....
» 24/09/2008 2:20:25 PM Col Rouge "The green monster has definitely got to you, Bronwyn." The day I en.....
» 24/09/2008 1:45:51 PM "Athiesm would have to offer hope, and I would have to hear testimonies from Atheists.....
» 24/09/2008 11:30:03 AM fluff4 and Fractelle Interesting to observe your prompt and gracious apologies, completel.....
» 23/09/2008 10:35:07 AM Tom "The difficult part is motivating people to actually do it." Not sure whet.....
» 22/09/2008 11:31:27 AM Col Rouge “We all make choices to how we manage our personal budgets and resources…Some o.....
» 21/09/2008 2:36:55 PM CJ "Of course I know how to spell "Porkycrap" - after all, I coined the te.....
» 21/09/2008 2:35:57 PM Col Rouge "they had no right to enter Australia through the backdoor" "th.....
» 19/09/2008 11:49:01 PM Great commentary, DEMOS Interesting - your pseudonym is written entirely in capitals and .....
» 19/09/2008 10:33:12 PM Polycarp "I just gave all the interest this issue deserves." What a mean and p.....
» 19/09/2008 3:40:16 PM A well argued defence against Terpstra's shallow and empty attack. As pointed out by oth.....
» 7/09/2008 2:35:58 PM Yabby "Of course there is a trend Bronwyn. Alot of these girls simply want to bemoth.....
» 7/09/2008 12:49:45 AM CJ "It appears that the most prolific animal welfare activists at OLO are not only e.....
» 6/09/2008 12:40:13 AM You should know the pattern by now, CJ. BD backs himself into corner Disappears And sta.....
» 5/09/2008 12:42:45 PM Good countering argument to Terpstra's earlier article, which had me wondering at the time.....
» 4/09/2008 11:53:22 PM Romany Thanks for your explanation, and colourful references to our dear BD. LOL, yes, I .....
» 3/09/2008 10:13:16 PM Yvonne, Antiseptic and Country Gal I knew Yvonne hadn't referred directly to stay-at-home.....
» 3/09/2008 8:13:14 PM I agree with Celivia, a definite 'no' from me to the coloured text or background. CJ Wh.....
» 3/09/2008 6:58:42 PM Yes, inventive use of English indeed. This phrase though to describe fellow humans.. &qu.....
» 3/09/2008 12:09:53 AM yvonne "Some mothers seem to live vicariously through their children and hope that t.....
» 31/08/2008 3:14:05 PM Banjo "Bronwyn and Foxy, I was rather hopeful that you would get back to me in relat.....
» 30/08/2008 10:01:36 PM Yabby "Are you perhaps out of your depth, discussing this one?" No I am not, t.....
» 30/08/2008 6:20:36 PM Cakers "The non attendance to care is the part I think is most 'selfish' for the res.....
» 30/08/2008 3:19:53 PM Yabby "I have experienced both sides of living, so see things from both sides.".....
» 30/08/2008 2:33:22 AM Country Gal "The option to do 'male' things was first wave feminism." This is .....
» 30/08/2008 12:42:42 AM Yabby "Yup, that is the extremist vegan position, ie the evils of leather. That's wh.....
» 30/08/2008 12:06:08 AM Banjo "I think the issue is about the rights of the parents. No privacy law should e.....
» 29/08/2008 11:10:04 PM Forrest Please don't go 'feral', whatever you do. We've already got a few of them around .....
» 29/08/2008 2:20:14 PM Col Rouge "We have a few folk who seem to be obsessed in banning the creative spirit.....
» 29/08/2008 12:21:43 PM Banjo I don't watch TT so am not familiar with the case you've presented here. Did the p.....
» 29/08/2008 11:43:03 AM Ah, Forrest, you take OLO far more seriously than I do. I treat it as a pleasant and relax.....
» 29/08/2008 11:09:57 AM Continued Now, US in particular, I have already prefaced this list by acknowledging its i.....
» 29/08/2008 11:08:56 AM JW "What is it about men and the way so many of them neglect their health?" I'.....
» 28/08/2008 11:21:30 PM CJ Morgan "So this is where the hysterics, prudes, wowsers and other assorted philis.....
» 28/08/2008 9:54:10 PM Paul.L "Obama is a first term senator. He has next to no experience in anything, let.....
» 28/08/2008 8:54:14 PM It doesn't further the debate when contributors like philips and SallyG sweepingly dispara.....
» 28/08/2008 7:03:00 PM Forrest "Seriously, though, I realise I expressed myself poorly when talking about g.....
» 25/08/2008 11:17:39 PM Forrest You can directly access a poster's posting history by clicking on the first icon .....
» 24/08/2008 9:13:37 PM Forrest Thanks for the links. Still not entirely the wiser but happy to remain that way. .....
» 24/08/2008 2:24:43 PM stevenlmeyer "The US being an open democratic society with a free media, it is likel.....
» 24/08/2008 11:40:10 AM stevenlmeyer "In the US sub-prime mortgages are simply mortgages for people whose cr.....
» 24/08/2008 1:00:55 AM stevenlmeyer "It is very hard to prove they did anything illegal for the simple reas.....
» 23/08/2008 11:20:15 PM Ditto to Foxy's words! And many thanks, Nicky......
» 23/08/2008 11:12:35 PM Romany Great to have you back! You've been back five minutes and you've got us sorted alr.....
» 23/08/2008 2:27:00 PM Forrest Am I right in assuming that last post of yours was Chapter One? The two opening .....
» 23/08/2008 11:28:58 AM BD/PC "Yes... let's also recognize future threats to our safety, security and identi.....
» 23/08/2008 12:12:27 AM Nicky Thanks for the thread and all the good work you do in raising awareness about anima.....
» 23/08/2008 12:03:49 AM You've made some interesting observations, Steven. It's not easy to identify the Left in .....
» 22/08/2008 7:15:13 PM examinator Thanks for your kind words and gracious apology. Much appreciated. May we lo.....
» 22/08/2008 4:59:27 PM Baxter Sin "Bring on the aerial bacon, Bronwyn." Will it invoke an Ariel respo.....
» 22/08/2008 3:13:28 PM Forest I think you should put your talents into writing a book. You certainly wouldn't ha.....
» 22/08/2008 3:06:14 PM "As mobile devices and the web are more widely accepted, consumers will be empowered .....
» 22/08/2008 2:14:19 PM Excellent article. Thanks, Renate, for daring to be one of the much-needed critics in Aust.....
» 22/08/2008 11:59:48 AM I think there's an element of truth to this blaming of the partner! Self discipline is a n.....
» 22/08/2008 11:26:14 AM I agree, Graham, exercise is a great antidote to depression. Haven't seen any literature.....
» 22/08/2008 11:16:50 AM "I think the public intellectual in its current form is on its last legs.." Who.....
» 22/08/2008 1:16:13 AM Examinator "Bronwyn, I am uncomfortable with your Generalization about the causes o.....
» 22/08/2008 12:06:59 AM Excellent article. Is there no limit to corporate deceit? The words 'ethical' and 'sus.....
» 21/08/2008 3:27:57 PM Antiseptic "I suspect that many of the poor kids who wind up on medication are simpl.....
» 21/08/2008 2:45:59 PM It's difficult to weigh up the arguments accurately without having read the essay in quest.....
» 20/08/2008 11:25:09 PM My experience is that the symptoms of ADHD are definitely more commonplace in children tod.....
» 17/08/2008 1:15:01 AM I'm happy with the current format, and agree with TRTL that it is the text itself that sho.....
» 17/08/2008 12:26:38 AM Veronika "I probably sounded a bit ridiculous talking about my feminist mates, so yo.....
» 15/08/2008 1:54:23 AM Veronika "Getting the message out about her agenda is important, and my feminists ma.....
» 1/08/2008 12:05:03 PM Melinda As a parent, educationalist and feminist who shares your same concerns at the dam.....
» 31/07/2008 2:56:36 PM Usual Suspect "Society values male strength and female beauty. It must be terribly c.....
» 27/07/2008 2:41:35 PM Poncan "Bronwyn, this is feminist arrogance at its worst. To suggest that you have a.....
» 27/07/2008 10:24:21 AM Steel "This was simply unbelievable as it is so random and baseless. But it yet prov.....
» 27/07/2008 1:00:54 AM Democritus "People have been complaining of the sexualisation of their daughters for.....
» 26/07/2008 12:23:04 AM Steel "Let me repeat. Anyone who enters such a partnership would be doing so volunta.....
» 25/07/2008 2:44:08 PM Steel "Hetty said the parents and photographer should be charged with child pornogra.....
» 25/07/2008 2:24:37 PM The author obviously had to delve a long way back within the modern historical period to f.....
» 25/07/2008 10:26:03 AM "I have to battle tears when I try to limit what my 12 year old wears to parties.&quo.....
» 24/07/2008 10:38:48 PM Steel "That quote by the way is specious and emotional rubbish. How does the presenc.....
» 24/07/2008 3:39:51 PM "This is what true feminism is and where the power lies." Steel, I don't think .....
» 18/07/2008 12:03:23 PM "That one’s gone over my head Bronwyn. I’m afraid I can’t work out what you mean.&quo.....
» 18/07/2008 11:26:39 AM I agree with Sharon that we place far too much faith in the market and that we need strong.....
» 18/07/2008 12:00:49 AM "I notice the title thread is now ‘Populate or Perish’!" Is it? Sorry, Ludwig.....
» 12/07/2008 1:30:54 AM Efranke "Bronwyn, Australia's permanent immigration intake is closer to 200,000 p.a......
» 12/07/2008 12:51:48 AM Dickie (continued) "Dr Rosevear states that it was Jesus who said, 'Treat other peop.....
» 12/07/2008 12:46:56 AM Dickie You've obviously followed the Ferguson case more closely than I have and I'm not .....
» 11/07/2008 1:52:26 PM I used to support the Salvos, purely for their work in assisting the disadvantaged. I didn.....
» 11/07/2008 10:58:02 AM "So despite the immediate success of this action on behalf of greens it actually resu.....
» 11/07/2008 1:10:43 AM "I'm producing an episode of this on the property market...I'm looking for the follow.....
» 11/07/2008 12:36:06 AM Dickie "Seemingly, those who seek a "fair go" for Ferguson ... apparently .....
» 10/07/2008 11:27:08 PM rstuart "Bronwyn, After your recent post to the "Abortion: the silent majority&.....
» 10/07/2008 4:37:23 PM Sorry folks, wrong thread. Ignore my last post which I'm sure you have.....
» 10/07/2008 1:58:16 PM Ludwig "A steady rate of new discussions is good. Broad variety is fine. But I think.....
» 10/07/2008 11:37:47 AM One of the many concerns I have with this whole issue is some of the messages that are bei.....
» 9/07/2008 11:08:42 AM BD/Polycarp Yes, I agree with Pericles, you are a slightly improved version! And by the w.....
» 9/07/2008 1:18:17 AM Celivia I doubt very much that the provision of health and aged care in Australia in 2050.....
» 8/07/2008 11:41:26 AM "But as a system of thought secular humanism, or whatever they want to call it, is bu.....
» 8/07/2008 1:39:06 AM "But when people are given the right to choose euthanasia, nobody is taking away thei.....
» 7/07/2008 11:44:12 PM Ludwig "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRGGGHHHHH!! I don’t believe it. I DO NOT BE.....
» 7/07/2008 11:23:10 AM No, Graham, we don't need a god to provide us with an ethical compass. There are so many d.....
» 6/07/2008 1:05:15 AM Polycarp As pointed out by Foxy, we enjoy a longheld and successful separation of church .....
» 5/07/2008 11:48:38 PM Yes, I'd like to know when offending comments are deleted, but maybe it's just a curiosity.....
» 5/07/2008 10:32:47 PM "We all need to accept in the police and every other profession from the church (espe.....
» 5/07/2008 12:58:51 PM RObert "It might be blindness but I don't get how this idea can be a fundamental vio.....
» 5/07/2008 1:27:42 AM RObert "The rest of the arguments against seem to be the old anti-gay arguments recy.....
» 5/07/2008 12:04:57 AM CJ "I voted for the second option." No, with all due respect, if I was risking.....
» 4/07/2008 10:34:40 PM StG "As an after-thought. HAS he actually done his time?. Didn't he get released BEC.....
» 4/07/2008 1:47:14 PM Darren "Just a note to say that my piece from Thursday 26 June, 'Is climate change &.....
» 4/07/2008 1:23:21 PM rstuart "Bronwyn, gecko; did you actually go look at the archives to check if this c.....
» 4/07/2008 10:52:30 AM StG "Don't think even the extreme greenie leftie touchy feely everyone deserves a br.....
» 4/07/2008 10:17:29 AM Graham I totally agree with Gecko. You've clearly shown your political bias in this artic.....
» 4/07/2008 12:03:54 AM Well, Ludwig, I remember you and I having this same discussion some time back and our view.....
» 3/07/2008 1:50:34 PM "That gives us a Euthanasia rate of just over 2%." Interesting figures, gusi, a.....
» 3/07/2008 11:13:18 AM "If respected and authoritative thinkers like Hamilton withdraw their honorary suppor.....
» 2/07/2008 10:24:14 AM "What readers were not told is that Harris is a paid lobbyist for energy companies..&.....
» 1/07/2008 11:51:45 PM "What pisses me off no end is when so-called refugees turn up and make demands that r.....
» 1/07/2008 10:53:28 PM Col "I personally have no desire to challenge the RC right to hold a rally and for p.....
» 1/07/2008 12:37:14 PM Celivia Thanks for your response. "Legalise euthanasia, but couple it to excellent .....
» 1/07/2008 10:38:52 AM Yabby "Now now Bronwyn, be honest! How many Govt pencil pushers spend heaps of time .....
» 1/07/2008 10:17:38 AM I'm with CJ on this one. I'm more concerned at how a sectarian religious gathering, with t.....
» 1/07/2008 1:12:04 AM "Australia, like all Western nations, is undergoing a demographic shift with an incre.....
» 30/06/2008 3:04:48 PM Yes, government employees are the butt of many a joke. These jokes and others I'm sure was.....
» 30/06/2008 12:03:24 AM Kathmandu "As an only child, my dad was controlling and domineering, unable to relat.....
» 29/06/2008 10:40:23 PM CJ “Having one wife at a time was bad enough - I can't imagine why any man living in a We.....
» 28/06/2008 6:06:33 PM Jayb Thank you for giving the debate some interesting historical perspective. I can see t.....
» 28/06/2008 5:54:08 PM "The term polygamy..is gender neutral in that it does not give preference to one gend.....
» 27/06/2008 7:03:52 PM Pelican Sorry I didn't reply sooner; I've been away from OLO all week. Glad you enjoyed .....
» 22/06/2008 1:18:00 AM Yvonne "I agree with your sentiment, but I disagree that slower students have a high.....
» 21/06/2008 11:07:01 PM You've presented a good case, Rob. I agree, at that figure, the GG is definitely being o.....
» 21/06/2008 10:26:39 PM Bugsy "Actually Bronwyn, it appears that is exactly what BD is also saying." W.....
» 21/06/2008 12:50:14 AM Pelican I just read this belated Henson comment of Andrew Bartlett's tonight . It's not v.....
» 20/06/2008 2:33:30 PM "..the architect chose a circular design free of overtly religious imagery. In the Ma.....
» 19/06/2008 3:09:57 PM Fractelle "So there are non-religious who hold values that are puritan in nature. Ha.....
» 19/06/2008 2:20:44 PM Col "I guess when equipped with ignorance, it is easy to see bogey men.." My i.....
» 19/06/2008 1:33:19 PM RObert I hadn't seen this thread till now, in case you're wondering at my last post on th.....
» 19/06/2008 12:45:19 AM "There is plenty of energy on the planet.It is just the opportunists screwing us as t.....
» 19/06/2008 12:01:02 AM RObert I would much prefer to leave the beginning of a thread in your capable hands! But .....
» 16/06/2008 9:07:55 PM RObert "Bronywn and Paul are you interested in taking up the outcome/opportunity dis.....
» 16/06/2008 10:16:25 AM "Yes the whole AGW thing is a justification for government to increase its share of y.....
» 16/06/2008 1:46:05 AM Paul “I think our culture of a fair go demands that everyone gets an equal opportunity. T.....
» 16/06/2008 1:26:26 AM RObert “Bronwyn, I don't think it's possible or desirable to create equal outcomes.” Whe.....
» 15/06/2008 10:48:40 AM "Chainsmoker.. ur not progressing, :) ur missing the point of this thread." Sin.....
» 14/06/2008 11:32:45 PM "I wonder if you saw the show on Current Affair showing the Asian man in a bus full o.....
» 13/06/2008 1:19:34 PM (Continued) I'm sorry Ginx, I think I've probably strayed into another area of disagreeme.....
» 13/06/2008 1:17:37 PM This should become an interesting and active thread as you've touched on two hot button is.....
» 13/06/2008 10:47:39 AM The only problem with the Rudd government is that it hasn't differentiated itself clearly .....
» 12/06/2008 12:41:29 AM Vanilla Sorry to hear you're leaving. Your departure from OLO will leave quite a gap. You.....
» 9/06/2008 9:10:12 PM Vanilla - "Are you trying to promote those sites?" Looks like a blatant plug fo.....
» 9/06/2008 11:47:08 AM "Opposite our stall was some mob called 'Supreme Master Television'." A perfect.....
» 9/06/2008 1:31:29 AM This thread is certainly not getting any clearer!.....
» 9/06/2008 1:04:59 AM Steel (cont.) “Your constant use of the term commodification is stupid. There are thousan.....
» 9/06/2008 1:01:12 AM Steel “Your fixation with Henson is more than disturbing” I’m not at all fixated with He.....
» 8/06/2008 11:58:38 PM "Our contact was warm and cordial in spite of the subject matter, and we shook hands .....
» 8/06/2008 11:14:06 PM Hasbeen "Why is it that silly little girls like to display their ignorance by going .....
» 8/06/2008 2:25:26 PM Ludwig I agree with all you've said regarding the police action. I just haven't seen it a.....
» 8/06/2008 12:45:43 AM Vanilla (cont.) "What Henson seeks to do is DEcommodify childhood..." I think .....
» 8/06/2008 12:39:58 AM Vanilla "You talk about a growing unease in the art world. Can you be specific about.....
» 6/06/2008 1:55:55 PM bushbasher and mil-observer Thanks. bushbasher Your point did cross my mind but I could.....
» 6/06/2008 1:53:46 PM Steel “Henson's not the only one. Are you going to charge all the others too with this? A.....
» 6/06/2008 11:34:57 AM Rojo Appreciated the information in your post regarding the complexities of maintaining t.....
» 6/06/2008 10:54:30 AM Albie I was sorry to read of your difficulties in obtaining fresh produce. I've heard rum.....
» 5/06/2008 2:20:22 PM Rojo "I think you make a good observation about the increasing levels of allergies. .....
» 5/06/2008 1:28:04 PM Continued Not only does Henson's work have parallels to the ugly trend of Internet child .....
» 5/06/2008 1:27:25 PM Gecko "If the exhibition had not become a media story then it would have been attend.....
» 5/06/2008 12:32:07 AM The author's links to the rightwing think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs, need to b.....
» 3/06/2008 10:29:45 PM "Ultimately, I don't think Aussies like wowsers very much. Back under your rock, Bowd.....
» 31/05/2008 1:43:18 AM "our resident Sinophobic ufologist" I'm not sure the labelling of other posters.....
» 31/05/2008 1:06:29 AM Steel "You really think during the laissez faire period of the 19th century and earl.....
» 30/05/2008 3:17:37 PM Bugsy, I respect your point of view. How about providing some evidence yourself concerning.....
» 30/05/2008 2:50:54 PM There are actually people in the art world who are uneasy about this photo. It's time to e.....
» 30/05/2008 1:53:47 PM Thanks, Helen, for your timely and informative article. I've been buying organic milk for.....
» 29/05/2008 11:51:25 PM Pericles - "one under god, if you want people to read your posts, I strongly suggest .....
» 29/05/2008 11:14:33 AM Alison (continued) “The work itself is not pornographic, even though it includes depictio.....
» 29/05/2008 11:10:58 AM Alison “The public debate prompted by the Henson exhibition is welcome and important. We .....
» 29/05/2008 1:34:04 AM Vanilla "BUT I also believe those limits are true lines in the sand, and I am mistru.....
» 28/05/2008 11:41:25 PM Vanilla "Why is he suddenly unacceptable? Is it just the times that have changed? If.....
» 28/05/2008 6:05:33 PM Usual Suspect "Anyway. I thought you were a good bloke when you were Whitty and I st.....
» 27/05/2008 11:14:53 PM "What's depressing to me is that I had assumed that our society had generally moved o.....
» 25/05/2008 11:19:48 PM Posted in a bit of a hurry this afternoon and have just realised my post here is on the wr.....
» 25/05/2008 4:24:28 PM “Don't attempt to lump this in with some peoples prudish distaste for nakedness of any kin.....
» 23/05/2008 1:35:01 AM Usual Suspect "You're a good little boy CJ. You're gorgeous the way you suck up to t.....
» 23/05/2008 12:06:43 AM I know you won't want to hear this, Stuart, but I think it's time to accept that the days .....
» 22/05/2008 1:33:58 AM Romany "Anyone else who feels indignant at having to prove what a good sport she is .....
» 18/05/2008 11:00:32 AM I too support the Swiss in their attempts to raise the bar on issues of animal cruelty. Go.....
» 17/05/2008 2:59:13 PM Yabby "Well lets take a look at Bill Clinton. Perhaps not a guy who made the best de.....
» 16/05/2008 11:53:56 PM Ludwig "Do you really think it would have been appropriate for him to have lost the .....
» 15/05/2008 11:01:39 PM So, CJ, who is Julie Vickers when she's home? Please enlighten us "suckers". I.....
» 15/05/2008 10:20:44 PM Julie "I detest mockery and ridicule so please leave Troy alone." Get used to .....
» 15/05/2008 3:16:21 PM Usual Suspect "This goes back to the other thread about the Bimbo site and what I wa.....
» 15/05/2008 3:11:08 PM Dannielle Excellent article. I concur with absolutely every word. tonykevin 1 "A .....
» 14/05/2008 10:08:51 PM Col "That is typical of the motor mouth complex. You come along, shout your mouth of.....
» 13/05/2008 9:17:15 PM CJ Morgan "Gawd Bronwyn - if Col was 'almost salavating' earlier in the thread, just.....
» 12/05/2008 10:13:49 PM Col Rouge “We both know that we can not agree as I stand by working and meddle class peop.....
» 10/05/2008 11:10:48 PM Cornflower “A risk averse parent who would ban, conceal or otherwise deter her children f.....
» 10/05/2008 2:13:04 AM I agree with Communicat's comments about the election process itself in the US. I know it'.....
» 8/05/2008 4:02:00 PM Usual Suspect "I think children these days are much more media savvy than most adul.....
» 8/05/2008 4:00:17 PM Usual Suspect, runner, TRTL I understand your libertarian instincts and am very sympathet.....
» 8/05/2008 12:24:45 AM o sung wu "DAVID F., I must admit you really worry me ! As a WW2 Veteran, you simply.....
» 5/05/2008 1:46:29 PM Thanks for an interesting thread, Vanilla, and some good links. Some good potential discus.....
» 3/05/2008 10:32:15 PM PALE&IF I'd like to send an email to the address Foxy has provided. Are there any specifi.....
» 3/05/2008 8:57:17 PM Romany and Vanilla Ah, now I see! Thanks for filling me in. It did cross my mind that I'd.....
» 3/05/2008 2:33:51 PM Vanilla and Romany "Oh, and Romany, yes, I can only back up the previous request, pl.....
» 3/05/2008 1:33:06 AM "I got to leave this thread now... lifes bitter crows and coming down for the seed to.....
» 2/05/2008 1:14:54 AM "I dont think this was a blog Celivia. Its more of a help for youngsters wanting to g.....
» 1/05/2008 1:59:07 PM Paul.L "Talk about hearsay. Conviction by association seems to be a common method of.....
» 27/04/2008 4:01:47 PM Paul.L For a person who claims to have studied history and politics at university level, .....
» 27/04/2008 12:16:28 AM "I profess to be racially neutral but.." Sounds to me a lot like the old line, .....
» 26/04/2008 10:53:45 PM Oops, 'indebtedness' is what I meant!.....
» 26/04/2008 10:49:59 PM I agree. A bipartisan parliamentary appointment for president would be far preferable to c.....
» 26/04/2008 4:41:30 PM Ginx I don't hate everything about Anzac Day and I don't necessarily want to get rid of .....
» 26/04/2008 3:34:38 PM "Interestingly, I detect a hint that he (BD) no longer regards beating children as de.....
» 26/04/2008 1:08:52 AM I'm all for Australia becoming a republic, though like David I feel we have much more pres.....
» 25/04/2008 12:41:24 PM I stand by my words, Ginx, and won’t be intimidated by your bullying tone. I knew your com.....
» 24/04/2008 4:22:56 PM Ginx “So, Mac-I haven't read your post in full.” You definitely should next time Ginx be.....
» 24/04/2008 2:56:52 PM CJ Morgan “While there's quite a bit of merit in John Passant's analysis, his dependence .....
» 24/04/2008 2:51:52 PM Timely and bravely written article, John. It's not easy to swim against the tide as you ha.....
» 19/04/2008 10:20:38 PM Dear Foxy Very sorry to hear about your Mum. It sounds from what you say that there are s.....
» 19/04/2008 8:54:27 PM At the risk of attracting stinging witticism of the cane and boosum variety, which I must .....
» 18/04/2008 10:05:35 PM I'm surprised to see you've attracted no comment whatever here. I haven't seen Global Hay.....
» 17/04/2008 11:35:35 PM david f I agree. Chaplains have no place in secular education. It's hardly surprising tho.....
» 11/04/2008 2:57:38 PM Ludwig (Continued) Turning back boats is inhumane. You still haven’t addressed this issue.....
» 11/04/2008 2:55:15 PM Ludwig “If you go back over our earlier discussions, you will see that I do not support t.....
» 10/04/2008 1:46:04 PM Ludwig “That whole terrible desperate momentum had to be stopped, and quickly and profoun.....
» 10/04/2008 1:26:28 PM Ludwig “So please don’t mistake my desire to see strong border control and an absence of .....
» 8/04/2008 2:26:15 PM Ludwig (Continued) "Rudd should most definitely uphold the Howard policy of strong b.....
» 8/04/2008 2:24:05 PM Ludwig I agree with you that Australia's annual refugee quota should be increased. I don'.....
» 7/04/2008 1:58:45 PM Fractelle There’s a couple of posts of mine at the end of RObert’s article discussion on.....
» 6/04/2008 11:08:57 PM Yabby "I don’t need to convince you of anything Bromwyn, as livestock is clearly not.....
» 6/04/2008 6:18:44 PM Stickman "Besides, as your psychiatrist, he MUST present you with all the suitable t.....
» 5/04/2008 3:08:02 PM Yabby In your arrogant anthropocentric world view animals exist purely for humans to expl.....
» 5/04/2008 1:08:52 PM Evolution "Well think of this. It only takes 12 warheads to wipe us out,( Australia).....
» 5/04/2008 12:18:04 AM Foxy (cont) I’ve cut out sugar, caffeine, alcohol and refined flour and eat smallish quan.....
» 5/04/2008 12:13:31 AM Foxy “I for one would like to know more about the 'diet - depression' connection. If you .....
» 4/04/2008 10:13:15 PM "The Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, has done well in the United States. He ha.....
» 3/04/2008 8:54:51 PM “Does anyone know of any research to suggest why depression has increased? Or is it that i.....
» 2/04/2008 9:04:41 PM I don’t really know enough to comment either way on this ECT treatment though I'm inclined.....
» 29/03/2008 12:30:46 AM People Against Live Exports & Intensive Farming "I can tell you right now she was no.....
» 28/03/2008 11:27:59 PM SJF (Continued) I know I’m being a little simplistic here and probably haven’t explained .....
» 28/03/2008 6:49:42 PM SJF Regarding the post addressed to Vanilla, excellent post, absolute ditto to every word.....
» 28/03/2008 1:14:55 PM Plerdsus I agree with you that Australia’s population is too high. I’ve already stated th.....
» 28/03/2008 12:10:45 AM Plerdsus ”To quote from the 1951 convention: Article 31. Refugees unlawfully in the count.....
» 27/03/2008 10:51:26 PM Whitty "I don't think it's possible, or maybe not even always advisable, to politici.....
» 27/03/2008 1:14:19 PM Bazz The politically correct "seem to totally control the Greens and Democrats a si.....
» 27/03/2008 12:20:56 PM Vanilla "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Exact.....
» 27/03/2008 1:21:04 AM Mr Right "Australia might have obligations to take UN processed refugees, but not il.....
» 26/03/2008 11:58:00 PM Col Rouge "If it looks like a duck and it sounds like a duck, i assume it is open se.....
» 25/03/2008 11:39:07 AM Antiseptic “What "privilege" do you see in the role of the peasant farmer, or t.....
» 24/03/2008 1:53:36 AM Col Rouge "That does not even attempt to address the caveat I posed to “define what .....
» 24/03/2008 12:50:05 AM "… values such as kindness, generosity, consideration, affection, honesty, hospitalit.....
» 23/03/2008 12:09:37 AM Col Rouge When I spoke of a new paradigm I didn't mean a “female paradigm” as you incorre.....
» 22/03/2008 11:56:42 PM Whitty ”I think you are very naive if you think there would be this nice peaceful world i.....
» 21/03/2008 12:36:29 PM Whitty “I'm sooo sick of hearing about this wonderful world women would have created with.....
» 20/03/2008 3:01:58 PM What an incredibly sad story. I don't see how anyone could justify denying Chantal access .....
» 20/03/2008 1:31:24 PM Desipis ”Unfortunately the jungle out there that is the real world doesn't care what you .....
» 20/03/2008 11:59:37 AM Seeker “We reserve the right to be enlightened by irrefutably sexy logic of Vanilla and .....
» 20/03/2008 1:40:50 AM Yabby “But today, to survive, depending on your industry, you also need to understand the.....
» 17/03/2008 10:46:29 AM Foxy You've got nothing to apologise for. It's no reflection on you that your thread was .....
» 17/03/2008 10:12:22 AM Vanilla I agree with your condemnation of Melinda’s anti-abortion stance, but like Ginx I.....
» 14/03/2008 11:58:13 AM "Female supremacist"? That's way off beam guys. I love and admire men. I love th.....
» 14/03/2008 12:11:40 AM This is an interesting thread. To me it's just further evidence to support the idea that t.....
» 13/03/2008 11:16:17 PM Yes I'd like to welcome you back too Foxy! I hadn't checked the General Discussions for a.....
» 12/03/2008 11:55:38 PM Yabby "I am here to discuss concepts, not fuss over details. Unlike you, I don't con.....
» 12/03/2008 3:59:31 PM Whitty "I also reject your assertion that 'an aggressive, self-centred or dishonest.....
» 11/03/2008 2:47:58 PM Danielle "However, some husbands expect their wives to look gorgeous all the time. .....
» 11/03/2008 1:05:25 PM Yabby "The genders on average are different, yet complimentary." "Ah, Ya.....
» 10/03/2008 2:08:40 PM Rehctub "One of the major causes of conflick over what is descibed as 'unpaid house.....
» 10/03/2008 12:38:30 PM JamesH "I know women who regard the money they earn as their money and the money he.....
» 9/03/2008 1:38:01 PM JamesH "I put it to you guys that unpaid domestic work isn't unpaid at all." I.....
» 8/03/2008 9:46:44 AM HRS "Browyn, I understand that quite a few feminist won't acknowledge International .....
» 7/03/2008 12:38:07 PM "Iraqi women in 'national crisis' since invasion" (Steel) "Women operate w.....
» 7/03/2008 11:35:09 AM "Many women, particularly young women, shudder at being labelled a feminist and are r.....
» 5/03/2008 1:51:50 PM I agree, Stephen, Kevin Rudd's Sorry speech will go down as one of the finest moments in A.....
» 2/03/2008 12:31:19 PM Jolanda "their identified educational and social needs were being seriously neglecte.....
» 1/03/2008 4:48:00 PM I agree with Vanilla, Foxy, you are a very fair and generous contributor and probably one .....
» 1/03/2008 2:26:59 PM Col Rouge 'I could (and I am not) suggest Bronwyn is suffering an “acute anxiety and aban.....
» 1/03/2008 12:51:46 PM Computer technology can enhance the educational process but will never in itself teach stu.....
» 24/02/2008 4:06:03 PM Jolanda I'm still waiting for a response to my post. I did say there was no hurry which t.....
» 23/02/2008 3:52:54 PM "I thank those who have taken the time to post and I will reply when I can. For those.....
» 23/02/2008 3:28:13 PM I agree, excellent article, and a much needed antidote to the shallowness of most press co.....
» 23/02/2008 1:29:23 AM Hadn't read to the end of the thread before my last post or I would have commented on Grah.....
» 23/02/2008 12:51:33 AM GI_Jane I think we would all agree that freedom of speech is an important right and that .....
» 22/02/2008 11:59:20 PM Jolanda I don't know the full story here and I'm not really interested in trawling throug.....
» 8/02/2008 10:05:58 PM CJ You misread my post. I didn't say you should apologize to Gibo. I was just referrin.....
» 7/02/2008 11:44:32 PM HenryVIII Thanks for the info. I can see I've got a bit of a learning curve ahead of me h.....
» 7/02/2008 4:10:33 PM "I pass harsh judgment on Flannery, Dickie because its all about big selfish dollars......
» 7/02/2008 3:04:26 PM "Already the sexual violence because of the uncontrolled pornography, the stresses, m.....
» 7/02/2008 2:48:06 PM Fantastic article! We can write it off as taking us 'back to the 1940's' but if we don't .....
» 6/02/2008 12:25:47 PM CJ Morgan I'm an admirer of your wit and usually applaud your choice of target! This time.....
» 5/02/2008 1:28:56 PM BBoy and The Blue Cross Spot on, both of you, but I still think these issues should have .....
» 5/02/2008 1:12:08 PM Hasbeen "I am, perhaps wrongly, a bit cynical when people start blaming their proble.....
» 5/02/2008 12:26:05 PM "2.9 per cent mentioned Iraq, while a similar number mentioned either climate or warm.....
» 2/02/2008 2:40:50 PM "There is NOTHING 'un'compassionate about expecting newcomers to fit in to the existi.....
» 2/02/2008 1:15:37 PM West I agree, tiredness is a factor in poor mood control, and many of us frequently get a.....
» 2/02/2008 12:19:57 AM I agree, Gibo, there is definitely a link between diet and behaviour. Some people in par.....
» 1/02/2008 11:34:41 AM Yes, I often wonder how well Peter Garrett sleeps these days. No doubt he thought he'd hav.....
» 25/11/2007 2:34:22 PM BD "It would be a refreshing change if we could stick to the issue rather than tryin.....
» 11/11/2007 3:01:17 PM Thanks PALEIF for bringing this to our attention. I agree the fact that large numbers of h.....
» 9/11/2007 10:49:48 PM Foxy Thank you for your apology. We'll probably have to agree to disagree on this one but.....
» 8/11/2007 3:46:08 PM It's not a topic I enjoy discussing either Foxy, but if someone had taken the time to resp.....
» 8/11/2007 1:41:34 PM Foxy "And, yes, I do find paedophilia repugnant." Agreed. "The sexual pe.....
» 8/11/2007 10:46:53 AM I agree with Kate's comments and also those of runner and spritegal. The media does obse.....
» 5/11/2007 12:07:18 PM CJMorgan I'm torn between laughing at your wit and crying at your stupidity! Each post y.....
» 5/11/2007 11:38:10 AM Ludwig "I support Howard’s so-called Pacific solution, and I think that anyone who d.....
» 5/11/2007 11:29:10 AM Ludwig "Many paedophiles CAN be safely returned to society. The trick is to have the.....
» 2/11/2007 10:38:24 AM Chris C The method of measuring unemployment may not have changed but the nature of emplo.....
» 2/11/2007 10:16:56 AM Romany Just happened to notice by chance that the thread had been added to! "I wou.....
» 1/11/2007 1:04:54 PM My reading of this initial post is that the writer believes refugees are second only to pa.....
» 1/11/2007 12:32:18 PM Contrary to the author's implication, unemployment levels today are not at all comparable .....
» 1/11/2007 10:38:51 AM BOAZ_David When I referred to hatred in your posts I didn't mean hatred toward other post.....
» 31/10/2007 3:04:45 PM Divergence "The Green Revolution is another case in point. People are still poor and.....
» 31/10/2007 11:12:33 AM Yes, I find the godbotherers a big distraction to serious discussion. Their whole belief s.....
» 30/10/2007 9:45:17 AM Graham "I think the forums work pretty well, although I am concerned about a tendenc.....
» 28/10/2007 11:22:18 PM wizofaus "How can "2 posts a day" be a well-struck balance? A balance betw.....
» 28/10/2007 4:40:18 PM I think the correct balance has been struck. If we're limited to two posts, we're less i.....
» 28/10/2007 4:16:30 PM Excellent article, Jennifer. I had somehow missed it until now or I would have contribut.....
» 28/10/2007 3:05:07 PM Ludwig "Afterall, if our society falls apart, we won’t be in any position to contrib.....
» 28/10/2007 2:23:18 PM Ludwig "What chance would Rudd have had if he had stood up boldly for the things tha.....
» 28/10/2007 1:30:52 PM An important article Rodrigo and a shame it's not being picked up by OLO readers. Next tim.....
» 27/10/2007 3:09:47 PM Fester I agree with your comments regarding the 'biffo' and feel that Yabby's suggestion .....
» 27/10/2007 2:52:03 PM Ludwig I'm sure you're right. I don't think I have any real argument with Divergence; we .....
» 27/10/2007 12:24:55 PM Ludwig Of course it's contradictory. You need to do some re-reading! Bronwyn.....
» 26/10/2007 1:01:30 PM Divergence "..overconsumption is a relatively unimportant contributor to global prob.....
» 26/10/2007 10:14:53 AM I agree with PALEIF on the use of pseudonyms. Dishonesty and cowardice are probably too st.....
» 26/10/2007 9:39:44 AM It's a sad indictment on the Australian public when the election campaign seems to be litt.....
» 25/10/2007 11:37:56 PM Ludwig I like the way you have tried to find some middle ground here. But no I don't lik.....
» 25/10/2007 11:12:58 AM Ludwig "Maybe we could have a voluntary voting system with considerable incentives t.....
» 25/10/2007 10:58:40 AM Divergence "I don't think we have the capacity to help everyone. To lift everyone wo.....
» 24/10/2007 1:17:38 PM Divergence I think the argument of helping your own first is a cop out; people use it so .....
» 24/10/2007 12:02:43 AM Well stated Andrew. With over twenty million refugees worldwide and as many again interna.....
» 23/10/2007 11:05:45 PM Bek Here's a link to a previous OLO article entitled "We haven't come a long way bab.....
» 23/10/2007 12:15:06 PM I think the word 'empower' is a very good word and one that fits this debate perfectly. Th.....
» 23/10/2007 12:07:17 PM Pericles Just when I thought I hadn't made my point well enough to cut through, I can see.....
» 22/10/2007 12:00:47 PM RObert 'In the middle are those who think it has a lot to do with the makeup of the indiv.....
» 21/10/2007 11:08:53 PM Liberty I mightn't be a student of logic as you so obviously are but I certainly have a b.....
» 21/10/2007 2:00:30 PM Edward Carson I don't intend to get caught up in the pedantics of what I consider to be a.....
» 21/10/2007 10:24:29 AM botheration Great post. I agree, we owe a lot to that generation of feminists. And yes, g.....
» 20/10/2007 10:56:31 PM At the risk of being dismissed as one of the aforementioned extreme opinions, I think pole.....
» 20/10/2007 4:50:53 PM Al Gore is a thoroughly deserving winner of any peace prize. He has done more than any oth.....
» 20/10/2007 2:54:41 PM To me it's a given that voting is an important democratic right and that along with this r.....
» 16/10/2007 12:11:50 PM What a thin argument and what a waste of ARC funding. The authors obviously don't have an.....
» 7/10/2007 2:49:20 PM "To all those like thinking Australians (and I'm pleased to see there are lots of the.....
» 5/10/2007 2:08:30 PM Excellent article, Peter. I agree, 'health' at the moment is predominantly about surgery.....
» 2/10/2007 3:08:46 PM Psychiatrists or psychologists, it doesn't much matter; both are inclined to miss the unde.....
» 30/09/2007 9:14:11 PM plerdsus Advocating that Australia adopts a more compassionate view towards refugees does.....
» 30/09/2007 12:48:16 AM Knopfler "The UNHCR has acknowledged that by the early 1990s the VAST MAJORITY of as.....
» 28/09/2007 3:11:29 PM plerdsus "The fact that the overwhelming majority of illegal immigrants are economic.....
» 24/09/2007 2:56:10 PM '...and a fourth commercial television licence might provide the type of variety SBS is cu.....
» 5/09/2007 2:02:46 PM Excellent article. I agree, we should all be very concerned at the dumbing down of SBS and.....
» 10/08/2007 11:49:38 AM Jockeying for preselection, yes, and if that fails, for a position as an ABC Board member......
» 12/05/2007 1:41:36 AM Ludwig “Your ‘balanced approach’ wouldn’t work. It would lead directly to a reintroductio.....
» 12/05/2007 1:24:16 AM Divergence “Every time we have a war (even WWII) we kill and maim innocent people, not to.....
» 11/05/2007 12:22:40 AM Col Rouge, Here's that extract I said I'd post yesterday. WHEN Mohammad arrived at a Bri.....
» 11/05/2007 12:05:28 AM Banjo "How about you put forward the numbers of "refugees" we should take.....
» 10/05/2007 10:56:12 PM I agree it's a good thing we're becoming more open in discussing the problems of depressio.....
» 9/05/2007 11:01:18 PM Col Rouge What justification do you have to assert that boatpeople are thieves? Have you .....
» 9/05/2007 11:21:13 AM Banjo “…the SIEV X sank in Indonesian waters and was Indonesia’s responsibility.” The SI.....
» 7/05/2007 1:48:30 PM Ludwig “You have it fixed in your mind that these places are really bad. Well they aren’t.....
» 7/05/2007 1:18:04 PM Grn “I dispute that the vast majority of claims are genuine.” It is well documented that.....
» 4/05/2007 1:26:58 AM Ludwig "I don’t think that the treatment of asylum seekers has ever been bad enough .....
» 3/05/2007 4:14:11 PM Rhian and Ludwig No-one here that I can see is calling for a “let them all in” or an &quo.....
» 2/05/2007 1:54:13 PM Leigh and grn, How much longer do you think we can put up the barriers and keep the 'unwan.....
» 2/05/2007 1:32:01 PM Well argued, Philippe and spot on Emma. I too am very disappointed in Tony Burke's failure.....
» 28/04/2007 9:10:10 PM My feeling is that the sanctimonious one here might just be the same person who fails to r.....
» 28/04/2007 12:44:17 AM Some great posts here. I agree, the jingoism and mawkish sentimentality is being laid on.....
» 20/04/2007 1:28:34 PM Well said, Ted. I read an essay of yours on zero growth years ago and was convinced then y.....
» 13/04/2007 1:51:25 PM RObert I agree, on a one-to-one basis, someone like Paris Hilton doesn’t in any way refle.....
» 11/04/2007 12:36:51 PM shorbe Public education is being "degraded" through a lack of government suppor.....
» 10/04/2007 12:50:05 PM Yvonne Well stated. I’m sure we share a lot of common ground here! The main point of diff.....
» 9/04/2007 3:12:53 PM It is unfair to describe public education as a "failed social experiment in egalitari.....
» 4/04/2007 11:21:56 PM yvonne "It is about empowerment to make choices for ourselves." I agree this i.....
» 3/04/2007 11:58:05 PM "It is men who feel uncomfortable about female soldiers. Not women." Wrong. I.....
» 3/04/2007 10:59:43 AM "If the State schools stopped preaching their religion then they might not lose peopl.....
» 2/04/2007 1:55:58 PM "the diversity in the Australian community applies equally to all school settings.&qu.....
» 27/03/2007 10:06:24 AM aqvarivs "This isn't a personal attack. I simply wonder in what world you live in.&q.....
» 26/03/2007 11:03:21 AM aqvarivs “How am I to view a statement that assigns individuality and competitiveness as .....
» 24/03/2007 12:52:31 AM aqvarivs I used the term 'enslaved' in a figurative not a literal sense so you can save t.....
» 23/03/2007 1:39:44 PM Lizzie4 "I was pleased to see another woman (Yvonne) contributing to this thread as .....
» 18/03/2007 12:59:20 PM I agree, Melinda, we haven't come far at all. It's good to see this point of view being ex.....
» 3/03/2007 12:27:26 PM eftfnc Your website attributes depression and other similar physical manisfestations of i.....
» 2/03/2007 9:09:32 AM benroeb What other OLO threads did you post this on? And why this particular thread? W.....
» 24/02/2007 11:26:24 PM Rebekah So sorry to read of the nightmare you've been living. It's another sad illustrati.....
» 13/10/2006 11:38:55 PM sneekeepete and jimlab I know your posts were supportive of Tony, but I thought your refe.....
» 14/07/2006 6:06:33 PM I agree. We have become enslaved by choice. Shopping now consumes so much of our time as.....
» 4/07/2006 9:21:28 PM BOAZ_David Your nationalistic fervour has an ugly side to it at times. Immigrants are per.....
» 3/07/2006 11:42:33 PM Another "precise definition of an oxymoron" - A right-wing academic......
» 1/07/2006 1:06:55 AM Davo - Regarding refugees. "Will you accept that many of these will be unskilled, w.....
» 30/06/2006 1:12:14 PM Well argued case, Eric. I too am critical of Australia bringing in large numbers of skil.....
» 16/04/2006 11:32:04 PM Philo You are wrong to assume that refugees are a drain on society. They may need governm.....
» 16/04/2006 1:02:38 PM BOAZ_David Don't you read others' posts? Wobbles had already succinctly answered the poin.....
» 14/04/2006 1:38:36 PM Philo << We pay taxes to acess our money if we fall on hard times. That every other.....
» 14/04/2006 1:05:55 AM The fact that the Baktiyaris spent a short time in Pakistan does not alter the legitimacy .....
» 9/04/2006 7:39:35 PM BOAZ_David Give us all a break, please! Ease up on the religious fervour. We all know you.....
» 8/04/2006 11:17:52 PM Martin lbn Warriq I wasn't appealing to these texts at all. I treat them with the same in.....
» 8/04/2006 5:15:55 PM Martin Ibn Warriq "No wonder the people and societies that struggle admit to a belie.....
» 2/04/2006 3:03:46 PM BOAZ_David Christianity does not have a monopoly on all that is good in this world. Love,.....
» 31/03/2006 6:51:27 PM I can see you love a good story, Donna, and you've obviously decided not to let the truth .....
» 11/03/2006 12:38:57 AM Redneck - "Once again, you imply that no government has the right to prevent people f.....
» 5/03/2006 2:57:52 PM No Atman, I am no fool and I resent being labelled one. It's attitudes like yours, not mi.....
» 4/03/2006 10:51:11 PM BOAZ_David - Regarding rights, surely it is just and fair (and I would have thought the Ch.....
» 4/03/2006 3:30:06 PM Faustino - "I'm sure that diet wasn't a significant factor in my case." How do .....
» 4/03/2006 2:47:41 PM The fact that former supporters like Greg Barns are now amongst its strongest critics just.....
» 9/02/2006 5:56:45 PM Sarah No, I am not ignorant, I have researched this subject widely. Yes, mental illness .....
» 3/02/2006 11:07:08 PM The alchemist I agree with your argument that there is a connection between diet and ment.....
» 26/01/2006 2:53:22 PM Continued If you're sceptical, which I know you all are and I was too to begin with, just.....
» 26/01/2006 2:46:40 PM Third try! Let's see if I can make my point a bit clearer this time! I've been ignored up .....
» 23/01/2006 7:19:12 PM Yes, I agree Miacat, lots of strength and honesty shown here. Plus a sense of compassion a.....
» 21/01/2006 1:49:21 PM tubley Great analogy. The world is a set of scales, I agree, and a most unbalanced one at.....
» 19/01/2006 11:43:39 PM When_The_Going_Gets_Weird Great post! Shonga "I am 50, and have the following, Chr.....
» 19/01/2006 10:53:37 PM As well as environmental factors, physical disorders such as hypoglycemia and hypothyroidi.....
» 19/01/2006 2:25:18 PM tubley, appreciate your thoughtful postings - both here and on other threads. I'm not ne.....
» 18/01/2006 1:04:57 PM Col It is the developed nations (over the last two centuries, since industrialization) wh.....
» 16/01/2006 11:56:43 PM Chumley, Of course I'm not suggesting the media cut and paste without scrutiny, and no I h.....
» 16/01/2006 11:19:19 PM BOAZ_David, Your January 14 post was patronizing, especially the second half. Unless you k.....
» 16/01/2006 12:57:25 PM Thank you, Dan. A much more nuanced analysis, on both the media in general and this partic.....
» 15/01/2006 11:43:50 PM Beautifully written, Bashir. Thank you! I can fully understand you wanting to reclaim your.....
» 12/01/2006 3:11:06 PM What a disappointing article, Graham, especially when I have so admired your objective man.....
» 11/01/2006 12:32:14 PM Sage, you claim the word "racist" is used by "the elites" (whoever the.....
» 8/01/2006 11:23:36 PM Brazuca "balkanising, segregating, ghetto-creating sort celebrated by ABC and SBS p.....
» 8/01/2006 4:16:36 PM People who reverse the effects of chronic illness without resorting to medication, Steve a.....
» 8/01/2006 3:23:42 PM Boaz_David "1/ Dominant culture being Anglo/Brit" We have that and always will.....
» 8/01/2006 3:00:03 PM CARNIFEX "If it wasn't for MC I wouldn't have known just how backwards some cultures.....
» 5/01/2006 11:57:22 PM Piggy MULTICULTURALISM HAS GIVEN US - a richer and broader culture - a more diverse and .....
» 5/01/2006 2:11:36 AM Alchemist's views shouldn't be dismissed too lightly. I'm not well versed in MS or its tr.....
» 5/01/2006 12:56:12 AM Piggy Of course I could explain the benefits, if that was critical to the point I was mak.....
» 4/01/2006 12:37:36 AM Mr.P.Pig You missed the point of my earlier statement - “I’ve never known what it’s like.....
» 3/01/2006 11:09:00 PM CARNIFEX I agree with you, Islam in its extreme form is repressive for women. Not for all.....
» 3/01/2006 12:02:53 AM I feel saddened and frustrated when I read a lot of what is posted here. There is a strong.....
» 30/12/2005 2:25:08 PM coach "Your insistence on refuting the very existence of God – or even a higher powe.....
» 30/12/2005 1:22:05 PM Excellent post, Rainier. Vinny, you "watch many american cop shows" I'm impres.....
» 30/12/2005 12:22:47 PM The establishment of stakeholder councils would no doubt go some way into forcing corporat.....
» 28/12/2005 4:27:14 PM Jason begins by arguing that we shouldn't finger point and that there are too many contrib.....
» 27/12/2005 9:57:08 AM The alchemist "I really appreciate it when people point out where I am wrong regardi.....
» 26/12/2005 3:35:42 PM worldoflight What are you suggesting exactly? That we all just 'follow the rules' no matt.....
» 20/12/2005 1:59:24 PM Excellent post, Dianne. Especially if you meant the last sentence to read, as I'm sure you.....
» 20/12/2005 1:28:59 PM Agree with your argument entirely, Matthew. This government is a master at avoiding its re.....
» 18/12/2005 11:45:04 PM mickijo 'There is a never ending stream of people who accuse us poor old Aussies as racis.....
» 18/12/2005 1:18:30 AM As a supporter of both Amnesty and of Rights Australia, I don't think this article will do.....
» 16/12/2005 12:05:15 AM Perseus "But in relation to the Cronulla riot, the very worst bit of highly offensiv.....
» 14/12/2005 10:56:58 AM Talk about Australia showing its underbelly. What is with you guys? Too much testosteron.....
» 13/12/2005 12:20:51 PM I agree Peter. Howard's dog-whistling began in '96 when he refused to speak out and offici.....
» 11/12/2005 9:45:35 PM Ludwig We share a lot of common ground here. I agree we should increase our international.....
» 10/12/2005 1:40:57 PM Loved the Great Aussie Heist, Chris. Really brilliant writing. It deserves a much wider au.....
» 7/12/2005 2:13:21 PM Kay, I think you fell for the bait!.....
» 7/12/2005 11:52:50 AM I guess the more we speak out against these changes the more we create our own safety in n.....
» 6/12/2005 12:27:58 PM Scout Thank you for your kind words. Yes I might cut and paste if a point seems relevant.....
» 6/12/2005 12:16:03 PM Yabby "Terrorism has nothing to do with it, thats a religion problem." On t.....
» 5/12/2005 12:31:17 PM Chilli Great post, agreed with every word. I too am someone who "doesn't bother with.....
» 5/12/2005 12:00:53 PM Ludwig - (Continued) The vast majority of boat people are genuine refugees. Do you think .....
» 5/12/2005 11:57:19 AM Ludwig Appreciate your post. I'm concerned with sustainability too and I agree in an i.....
» 3/12/2005 12:55:31 PM Sneekeepete Enjoyed your vision of an OLO get together - though I think the happy family.....
» 2/12/2005 10:53:33 AM Interesting read - meeting "the family". Your deductions regarding the Courier-.....
» 24/11/2005 1:07:40 PM Timely warning, hope it's widely read and disseminated, though judging by the lack of comm.....
» 15/11/2005 1:59:47 PM Redneck "I'll bet that Bronnie did not earn her living cutting sandwiches in a take.....
» 15/11/2005 1:51:04 PM Well Leigh, just when you've announced my big no-show, I've happened to check in and find .....
» 12/11/2005 4:10:14 PM Leigh “Most Australians don't know or want to know what is really going on under the guis.....
» 10/11/2005 1:36:26 PM Leigh, your statement "that Australia takes in more migrants and refugees per capita .....
» 10/11/2005 1:33:54 PM Well written, Meg. Keep rocking the boat and asking the hard questions. Many nth generatio.....
» 20/08/2005 11:14:50 PM I'm not sure if there has been a retreat from feminist values so much as a constriction fr.....
» 17/08/2005 2:19:31 PM Excellent article. We cannot keep expecting the health system to expand indefinitely to ac.....
» 10/08/2005 12:01:18 AM "Ultimately, a fulfilled life is one where we live by the outcomes of our own decisio.....
» 9/08/2005 11:33:24 PM Great article, Noel. Perseus, Dictators are just a small part of the corruption problem. .....
» 3/08/2005 1:26:18 PM Perseus, what is your point? You seem to be suggesting that canal dwellers should feed the.....
» 2/08/2005 9:36:26 PM Regarding the comment made by Perseus,"And the extremely adverse economic, social and.....

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