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» 30/01/2015 10:52:10 PM Reading difficulties come in different shapes and sizes. I have recently been working with.....
» 23/09/2014 7:03:02 PM Would you'd like to run for Parliament , Divergence? You'd have my vote......
» 23/09/2014 11:55:55 AM Something needs to be done before our reputation as a provider of quality tertiary educati.....
» 21/09/2014 9:36:17 AM 'So man is allowed to "play God" if you approve...but not if you don't?' Got it.....
» 9/07/2014 10:11:30 AM Mry Garden The service for male victims of domestic violence in Sydney suffered funding cu.....
» 9/07/2014 7:43:29 AM A voucher to encourage people to stay together is weird - presumably only those who want t.....
» 25/06/2014 7:24:59 AM If coal is in decline it is a great pity that successive governments have allowed the coal.....
» 23/06/2014 11:48:57 PM I'd rather we concentrated on increasing the integrity quotient. You can't help noticing t.....
» 19/06/2014 3:39:09 PM JardineKJArdine - you know absolutely nothing about me or my motivation, but I have far be.....
» 18/06/2014 11:44:34 PM I sympathise with your despair over hatred and bitterness, JardineKJardine - it must be ha.....
» 18/06/2014 7:24:52 AM "He is the first of the modern crop of Australian prime ministers to have a physical .....
» 12/06/2014 10:46:39 AM What a ridiculous article - why can't someone be a churchgoer and attend a writers' festiv.....
» 6/06/2014 11:42:13 AM The trouble is, Hasbeen, that employers no longer seem willing to pay for training of any .....
» 5/06/2014 11:21:54 AM Turnbull has been ahead of Abbott as preferred leader since well before the election. I th.....
» 24/05/2014 7:36:14 AM This whole article is based on dishonesty: if the terms anti-abortion and pro-choice has b.....
» 16/05/2014 9:29:55 AM imajuliannutter What planet do you live on? The Obeid scandal was front and centre of the .....
» 6/05/2014 10:20:51 AM Really cohenhite, you should be more precise in your language. What was cowardly about the.....
» 29/04/2014 12:21:47 AM I usually get my news from ABC radio, and I assumed the overkill on Royal news during 'The.....
» 28/04/2014 6:38:01 PM This article in today's guardian is right on topic: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr.....
» 27/04/2014 6:30:17 AM Oh Lego, you have made my day. Referring to yourself as polite!.....
» 25/04/2014 4:13:06 PM Thanks DD for reminding me how governments manipulate the figures. Especially in relation .....
» 25/04/2014 9:58:15 AM The ever widening gap between rich and poor in Australia has been happening since the 1960.....
» 7/04/2014 11:49:53 AM It is a difficult situation. Clearly young workers have a lot to learn, and I don't think .....
» 3/04/2014 6:22:58 AM Furthermore, OLO fails to enforce its own rules: "General prohibitions You must not.....
» 3/04/2014 6:15:51 AM Brina of Buderim, mollydukes, you are spot on. OLO is dying on its feet because a good ide.....
» 2/04/2014 8:14:32 AM The Chinese irrigation project on the Ord is going to produce sugar, as is another large m.....
» 2/04/2014 7:51:43 AM JKUU 'Regarding the restoration of the peerage in Australia' ? There is not nor ever has b.....
» 1/04/2014 3:17:00 PM Does the author have an undisclosed connection with McDonald College? It is a private scho.....
» 31/03/2014 4:51:33 PM Lego. Would you describe Sir Robert Menzies as a monarchist? On his watch Australia became.....
» 31/03/2014 10:37:52 AM Even Amanda Vanstone has come out against the reintroduction of titles. No one minds achie.....
» 31/03/2014 9:32:17 AM ' According to republican thinking, we need a republic because borrowed British traditions.....
» 27/03/2014 12:59:08 PM What absolute rubbish that women are denied choice and compelled to have abortions - and i.....
» 27/03/2014 9:32:09 AM "When the nature of abortion coercion has become so insidious"? No evidence of a.....
» 23/03/2014 12:52:05 PM Having read other discussions elsewhere about the SA election, the problem seems to lie wi.....
» 21/03/2014 10:49:09 AM I don't know if the Catholic Church is the only one that manage=s not to be an entity that.....
» 20/03/2014 8:18:45 AM No......
» 20/03/2014 6:46:02 AM imajulianutter, Suseonline didn't say anything about trolls, I did. They are the ones who .....
» 20/03/2014 6:10:52 AM 'a nation that takes pride in its drinking culture'? Really? The subset of the nation that.....
» 18/03/2014 3:56:40 PM Graham, some of the trolls on OLO, apart from their general rudeness to anyone who express.....
» 18/03/2014 3:41:38 PM A post from one under god in complete sentences and with no shouting ?.....
» 16/03/2014 10:59:49 PM Susonline, are you annoyed about having to vote again for the Senate, and do you think you.....
» 16/03/2014 8:32:10 AM I think what 'went wrong' was that while there were massive votes for the Liberals in some.....
» 16/03/2014 6:13:53 AM Thank you BP and George for some thought-provoking Sunday morning reading......
» 15/03/2014 10:46:53 PM Onjab, I didn't say anything about ashes blowing in the wind or comment on your post. I th.....
» 15/03/2014 2:37:25 PM Squeers, I must be lucky, the Celebration services I've been to have been good ones. As to.....
» 15/03/2014 12:20:16 PM so rechtub, should left handers (also a minority) just 'get over it'? Anyway, I think the.....
» 15/03/2014 12:08:27 PM Squeers, why would Christians object to their physical remains becoming blood and bone? Th.....
» 14/03/2014 5:24:19 PM I think the 'Celebration of Life' funerals and services arose in reaction to the dire offe.....
» 13/03/2014 10:47:14 AM Isn't the concept of a soul tied to religion ? And I'd definitely classify Buddhism as a r.....
» 21/02/2014 11:52:28 AM Interesting article, thanks. Now how to reconstruct our democracy ? Don't mind the trolls.....
» 16/02/2014 11:14:12 PM David I have no problem with Israel existing within its original UN endorsed boundary. I d.....
» 13/02/2014 4:45:47 PM David, the Israeli achievements you mention are not necessarily those of Zionists. I disli.....
» 11/02/2014 6:57:49 AM 'If Abbott goes into the next election with the suspicion that there are more cuts to come.....
» 6/02/2014 9:39:31 PM Didn't bother to read article, assume it is usual Zionist rant - just wanted to ask for so.....
» 4/02/2014 3:44:42 PM Coenhite if you want anyone to take you seriously and regard you as something other than a.....
» 3/02/2014 7:05:21 AM In an article about lifestyle, I'd expect the author to take the trouble to look up some d.....
» 1/02/2014 9:28:49 PM If we didn't have the ABC, coenhite, you'd have nothing to be angry about and might implod.....
» 1/02/2014 4:28:47 PM plerdesus I'm sure that if the reintroduction of capital punishment was on the political r.....
» 1/02/2014 11:45:54 AM Cohenhite Using Andrew Bolt as a link to support your 'case' was a joke, no? I have made.....
» 1/02/2014 8:22:47 AM Cohenhite Any evidence for ' Abbott, a genuine, decent family man was maligned' (any part .....
» 23/01/2014 12:03:53 PM Wow spindoc, you can dish it out but you can't take it, can you? I don't think I have ever.....
» 20/01/2014 5:58:19 PM Are opinion polls relevant at this stage in the election cycle? Anyone surveyed now knows .....
» 20/01/2014 9:21:41 AM Perhaps a return to a situation where the world population is curtailed by disease and epi.....
» 17/01/2014 10:00:46 PM Abbott may be good in a fight (though why we'd want that in a Prime Minister escapes me) b.....
» 17/01/2014 8:37:04 PM Regardless of whether a person believes in a particular religion, it has been a powerful f.....
» 17/01/2014 8:31:29 PM The new world order will be corporations ruling the world and concentrating the wealth of .....
» 17/01/2014 1:45:06 PM Not a well argued case for the replacement of Abbott. If he goes, it will be at the hands .....
» 14/01/2014 3:46:36 PM runner, on what evidence to you regard the 'Creator' as obvious ?.....
» 14/01/2014 3:35:07 PM Ben your ideas are sensible and in the public interest, so unlikely to by implemented by a.....
» 14/01/2014 12:27:53 PM Very interesting WHO document, thanks for link Diver Dan......
» 13/01/2014 6:55:31 AM AusTus You seem to have confused integral with integrity. What was that you were saying ab.....
» 12/01/2014 8:46:26 AM AusTux What on earth is 'highly integral' ? 'The verses in Revelation 21:7-8 make it pla.....
» 10/01/2014 6:51:45 AM Marketing has a lot to answer for in developing children's preferences. Who would like tha.....
» 8/01/2014 10:35:19 PM Warren Entsch presumably knows Cory Bernardi better than people outside the parliamentary .....
» 8/01/2014 4:23:05 PM So AusTux, when and why did you decide to be heterosexual?.....
» 8/01/2014 10:06:26 AM No wonder children have no resilience if NAPLAN testing, and presumably all other forms of.....
» 8/01/2014 8:27:25 AM If anyone wants to brighten up their morning I can recommend reading the Amazon reviews of.....
» 7/01/2014 11:01:26 AM Well NTP, it's a short step from giving someone a number to branding them with it, but I s.....
» 1/01/2014 11:18:32 AM Troll central here today. Ick......
» 31/12/2013 7:02:40 AM It would seem that anyone signing away our national interests might fall under the followi.....
» 28/12/2013 7:09:28 AM Grumbler It is by no means likely that the person leaving the inheritance has paid the 'ap.....
» 21/12/2013 11:28:15 PM There is no evidence of damage or danger from consuming GM foods because virtually no cred.....
» 17/12/2013 4:13:28 PM Well if you were a competent parent runner you would have been able to achieve all that wi.....
» 17/12/2013 3:55:28 PM As well as the child victims of the churches there are countless child victims of domestic.....
» 17/12/2013 7:01:01 AM I absolutely agree that church hierarchies have a lot to answer for. One of the things tha.....
» 16/12/2013 12:24:55 PM We saw an example of 'hard' multiculturalism on OLO last week - the demand that Australia .....
» 12/12/2013 1:50:17 PM News this afternoon that the Abbott government has cancelled the meagre one percent pay ri.....
» 12/12/2013 11:25:35 AM Isn't the problem that true 'Macedonia' actually covers parts of several countries, includ.....
» 10/12/2013 6:58:21 PM To 'orient' is a verb. To 'orientate' is to get confused with orientation, which is a noun.....
» 10/12/2013 11:24:10 AM Allan JC - it wasn't just monetary maths, it was measurements as well. Calculations in inc.....
» 10/12/2013 10:11:55 AM Simplified spelling is just an excuse for further dumbing down our education system. Gener.....
» 8/12/2013 6:31:29 AM By chance I read this article just after I had finished listening to a BBC radio program c.....
» 5/12/2013 8:15:16 AM Christmas celebrates a BIRTHday, which I believe has just passed - 25 December is a date w.....
» 2/12/2013 10:10:44 PM NTP, we have to find our own trustworthy politicians, as they did in Indi, and now is the .....
» 29/11/2013 8:15:49 AM Very interesting article, thank you. A bit of a quibble about the following: 'I do not ag.....
» 19/11/2013 11:06:01 AM Earth to sparkyq: all governments spy on each other. The current incident happened to be u.....
» 13/11/2013 7:54:45 AM There is no hope for us at all when the author of an article about the Federal Government .....
» 11/11/2013 8:41:55 AM A national cemetery is a daft idea - are you proposing that bodies be dug up from all over.....
» 8/11/2013 3:46:17 PM Yet again Hasbeen your many and varied hatreds have prevented you from making a coherent c.....
» 8/11/2013 12:05:16 PM On the bright side, with Labor on the nose for many years to come and the Coalition follow.....
» 7/11/2013 3:51:50 PM But, Shadow Minister, as a minority Government did Labor have a mandate for anything? They.....
» 7/11/2013 11:10:47 AM You could mount the 'this government doesn't really have a mandate' after most elections. .....
» 5/11/2013 10:53:55 AM False premise in this article - we do not export women to countries where they are abused .....
» 1/11/2013 6:21:05 AM I hadn't heard of the swimmer's body illusion before, but it seems to fit with my initial .....
» 31/10/2013 12:14:24 PM Have to agree spelling is important. One boy at our local school quickly got the hang of p.....
» 27/10/2013 6:28:17 AM Lego, ice volume is just as significant as ice extent. http://www.thearcticinstitute.org/p.....
» 26/10/2013 8:19:08 PM Bet you're not a firey, chrisgaff - they are good blokes not racist trolls like you......
» 24/10/2013 11:57:03 PM You have a short memory, Hasbeen: Rudd spent time wading through receding flood waters in .....
» 24/10/2013 4:35:11 PM Bec, there is no suggestion that TA doesn't pull his weight as a firefighter or 'need prot.....
» 24/10/2013 3:00:38 PM "If I'm right, and if he can keep it up, then he has the potential to be one of the g.....
» 24/10/2013 12:21:08 PM The money is so 'lousy' that Australian politicians are amongst the highest paid in the wo.....
» 22/10/2013 6:08:22 AM Do people go back and look at photos a great deal Ludwig? It would be in interesting to kn.....
» 20/10/2013 5:35:37 PM Individual, what film/s would you recommend for the do-bad posters?.....
» 20/10/2013 7:36:11 AM The following have stuck in my mind for a long time, but perhaps I saw them at an impressi.....
» 19/10/2013 2:43:04 PM But Labor hasn't democratised the party at all when you can have the factions still pullin.....
» 19/10/2013 7:28:15 AM Sorry, but the relentless polls about preferred Prime Minister when there is no likelihood.....
» 18/10/2013 4:40:46 PM Well David, Clive Palmer has demonstrated what you get when you pay big money for politica.....
» 18/10/2013 10:05:24 AM Abbott stopping the waste? Like stopping politicians rorting their 'entiltlements'? Pig mi.....
» 15/10/2013 1:03:49 PM Edward, my problem is that knowing the card (or voting below the line) still leaves you in.....
» 15/10/2013 10:45:14 AM http://www.independentaustralia.net/2013/politics/tony-abbotts-dodgy-pollie-pedal-expense-.....
» 15/10/2013 7:52:59 AM ' the Poly pedal charity events that Abbott gave up his time to organize and compete in ra.....
» 15/10/2013 7:42:49 AM Haven't economic forecasters been shown to be rather less accurate than psychics and other.....
» 14/10/2013 4:56:10 PM no runner, anyone who has seen a baby knows that the idea that a baby is sinful is just pe.....
» 14/10/2013 4:46:47 PM What if not enough candidates got over the 5% threshold? I suppose we could just leave tho.....
» 14/10/2013 3:56:35 PM Rorting certainly is engrained in a large part of the community. Think of a) the howls of .....
» 14/10/2013 10:09:22 AM We should brace ourselves for the mother of all junkets coming up in 2015: the Galipolli C.....
» 14/10/2013 6:32:45 AM 'but when someone doesn’t know who he voted for because he didn’t bother to look it up'. A.....
» 13/10/2013 10:45:23 AM There are MPs and Senators from all sides who operate in an ethic-free zone when it comes .....
» 12/10/2013 11:40:34 AM runner, I think that Abbott has been thrown off kilter by the revelation that Pope Francis.....
» 11/10/2013 8:06:55 AM MPs first responsibility is to their electorate, then to fulfill any role they have been g.....
» 10/10/2013 2:28:09 PM Labor business, labor cost. It shouldn't even be possible for them to claim this......
» 4/10/2013 8:27:14 AM Thank you Professor Curson for demonstrating what is wrong with the tertiary education sec.....
» 3/10/2013 6:43:27 PM After my last post I decided to look up the AEC results for the electorate of Fairfax, whi.....
» 3/10/2013 6:34:17 PM I am comfortable with minor parties and independent senators, but I would like Senators to.....
» 3/10/2013 7:09:22 AM Rhosty, phonics/phonetics will not fix the problem in isolation - many words do not lend t.....
» 2/10/2013 4:30:57 PM Have to disagree Hasbeen - the problem now is that many primary school teachers have absol.....
» 28/09/2013 12:26:56 PM Make up your mind atman: is transgender a fabrication or is it a rare but real condition? .....
» 28/09/2013 12:17:57 PM Thanks for the links Jonathon, no apologies needed Rhosty. Privatisation seems to be so b.....
» 27/09/2013 10:12:25 AM Didn't Sydney Water spend $7 million on its new web site, and haven't the circumstances ar.....
» 20/09/2013 12:27:55 AM As The Roast pointed out, perhaps TA will channel his inner woman and represent them as To.....
» 15/09/2013 9:53:10 PM It seems to be universally acknowledged that economic forecasting is drivel. The real myst.....
» 10/09/2013 5:01:03 PM I think there is a lot of money to be made by the person who invents a semi-permanent ink .....
» 9/09/2013 6:31:28 PM SSM is a dead issue for the next three years. I was really pleased to read in the article .....
» 9/09/2013 8:50:20 AM David, why the interest in the UN all of a sudden? Israel has been thumbing its nose at UN.....
» 8/09/2013 3:25:25 PM J of M, you are making the mistake of assuming that support for gay marriage an ideologica.....
» 6/09/2013 1:04:55 PM Matt Prater clearly thought that his fundamentalist view of marriage was the only valid Ch.....
» 6/09/2013 11:32:17 AM Have to agree we are all but invisible overseas, when we are not a laughing stock. A frien.....
» 6/09/2013 8:16:16 AM Our local public school in country NSW got a library that was ridiculously small at about .....
» 5/09/2013 2:18:10 PM Ah the good old days of 1972 and 1983 when there was actually a significant difference bet.....
» 5/09/2013 10:46:34 AM Shadow Monster, no hissy fit, just intrigued. Abbott is clearly smart but he and his minde.....
» 5/09/2013 10:31:25 AM runner, you are so full of hatred you are clearly not a Christian, yet I have seen you ref.....
» 5/09/2013 10:00:22 AM Thinking this is 'the first gay election' shows how totally out of touch some people are. .....
» 5/09/2013 8:41:26 AM The Christians who think for themselves outnumber those who let themselves be told what to.....
» 5/09/2013 7:19:21 AM Gosh individual - linking to a newspaper item is childish and spiteful? What is wrong with.....
» 4/09/2013 11:49:19 PM Tony Abbott isn't going to win the election: he is just going to be the beneficiary of a l.....
» 4/09/2013 6:50:11 AM The Guardian has this Senate visualisation today: http://www.theguardian.com/world/intera.....
» 3/09/2013 2:09:58 PM Does Singer own OLO? Could we please ration his one-eyed offerings - once a month perhaps......
» 3/09/2013 12:57:04 PM Below the line Senate voting is doing my head in: has anyone actually looked at the Senate.....
» 29/08/2013 2:11:33 PM David, you catalogue of good things being done by Israel and Israeli Jews just highlights .....
» 29/08/2013 9:44:17 AM Amongst my friends and family I know some school leavers who are so keen to vote that they.....
» 28/08/2013 12:18:30 AM I've just thought of a very entertaining election outcome: a Labor victory but with Rudd l.....
» 28/08/2013 12:10:30 AM Once you think past the hype of any military myths it is obvious that there will be some a.....
» 27/08/2013 2:18:19 PM The trouble, Arjay, is that our voting system means that in most cases our vote will flow .....
» 27/08/2013 9:21:44 AM On the basis of my ABC radio and TV diet yesterday I'll be voting for Geoff Cousins, Tony .....
» 26/08/2013 2:44:20 PM I am revolted by the idea of either Abbott or Rudd being Prime Minister, so will have to v.....
» 26/08/2013 2:34:15 PM I don't know how we prevent the major parties perverting the democratic process for their .....
» 24/08/2013 9:08:26 AM The Catholic church in NSW proved the disconnect between religion and morality when it opp.....
» 23/08/2013 7:18:38 PM The huge hole in the author's argument is that atheists believe that this is the only worl.....
» 22/08/2013 12:15:04 PM Cripes - a whole article based on a complete misrepresentation of atheism. I am an atheist.....
» 16/08/2013 12:29:22 PM AdrianM What is your view on the Tobin Tax, which could provide the government with revenu.....
» 16/08/2013 11:06:01 AM Interesting article and discussion, thank you all, even Spindoc who has just demonstrated .....
» 15/08/2013 5:04:08 PM With a hung Parliament we get greater transparency rather than the 'going through the moti.....
» 15/08/2013 9:19:46 AM I am in the camp that wants a return to optional preferential voting. In the absence of th.....
» 13/08/2013 11:33:03 AM What's interesting is that the global insurance industry and other looney left institution.....
» 12/08/2013 7:09:16 PM According to the July figures from the ABS, more than one third of the Australian workforc.....
» 11/08/2013 7:22:52 AM I am tired of politicans pretending they care about people drowning at sea: if every asylu.....
» 8/08/2013 12:12:42 PM I just hate the way the major parties have perverted the democratic process with compulsor.....
» 8/08/2013 7:54:53 AM Apparently WikiLeaks has now been added to VoteCompass......
» 6/08/2013 2:40:10 PM Sorry to have blown your brain with 'infinitely large', Spindoc: try 'a thousand billion' .....
» 6/08/2013 11:04:04 AM I 'did' Vote Compass yesterday and had some problems with it. I wondered about the absence.....
» 5/08/2013 9:37:32 PM We can have the benefits of immigration within a framework of a stable population: low bir.....
» 5/08/2013 7:30:27 PM Troll on Spindoc if it gives you relief. In the meantime, a serious question: do you belie.....
» 5/08/2013 2:28:01 PM spindoc, there is an ommission in your list: people who use grocers' apostrophes......
» 3/08/2013 10:30:01 AM Hi Tristan Lack of comment often seems to mean that you've made your argument well, and as.....
» 2/08/2013 8:21:29 AM Pander to China, not panda!.....
» 1/08/2013 2:40:21 PM 'The problem is that as we grew older our fear made us learn to suppress our awareness of .....
» 29/07/2013 5:57:18 PM Shadow Monster The 457s have so little to do with skills shortages that employers are able.....
» 29/07/2013 7:10:58 AM There are currently some 250,000 people in Australia on 457 visas. We have recently been t.....
» 25/07/2013 2:52:44 PM Never mind spirituality, you can't beat mental health benefits of being in a properly reso.....
» 10/07/2013 12:20:39 AM Interesting link, Lexi, thanks. Whenever I think about the pink batts scheme and those dre.....
» 10/07/2013 12:10:59 AM Thanks Rhian.....
» 9/07/2013 6:37:56 PM Can someone please explain why a business that has gone into receivership and which can't .....
» 9/07/2013 5:44:31 PM How many column inches have been wasted 'telling' Kevin Rudd to call and election soon? Mu.....
» 9/07/2013 1:10:42 PM One minute we are all being told that 'lifelong learning' is the way to go, the next that .....
» 8/07/2013 2:44:54 PM [Deleted for abuse.].....
» 6/07/2013 8:12:46 AM I agree Lego that Churchill was well read, but shouldn't you have acknowledged him when yo.....
» 5/07/2013 11:50:35 AM If Rudd's only achievement is to clean up NSW Labor he will have been worth while. I'd lik.....
» 5/07/2013 7:47:43 AM Well I'm an optimist: I'm sure that one day the POVs will realise that their angry and inc.....
» 4/07/2013 4:08:55 PM Rest assured, Lego, that any 'deep, thoughtful analysis and exemplary critical thinking' y.....
» 4/07/2013 8:30:09 AM You're pushing a dead weight uphill, TIG, if you expect all posters to address issues: som.....
» 3/07/2013 1:31:23 PM Its not just youth unemployment, its also the exploitation of young employees. No-one want.....
» 1/07/2013 11:48:34 AM Perhaps there should be an 'older employee' reporting system for businesses similar to the.....
» 1/07/2013 9:43:40 AM Suseonline, this bit from your post surprised me: "Australian health department stats.....
» 28/06/2013 12:39:21 AM Is it a conspiracy it if it actually demonstrated in Wikileaks cables? Just asking, becaus.....
» 27/06/2013 4:51:24 PM I miscalculated - the Coalition supported 513 pieces of government legislation, not 430. O.....
» 27/06/2013 12:36:25 PM 'a fresh set of independent political figures who regard policy above faction, service abo.....
» 14/06/2013 10:08:28 AM Praxidice Would you consistently use the term liar every time you mention John Howard's na.....
» 14/06/2013 8:52:58 AM Wow, hatred on full throttle here this morning. Shadow Minister, don't tell women to be in.....
» 10/06/2013 6:16:26 PM Perhaps the silence is because you're a bit out on the notion that it was celibate men in .....
» 7/06/2013 9:47:43 AM Jeff Kennett's involvement has always tarnished Beyond Blue in my eyes. He is a man who wo.....
» 7/06/2013 1:22:08 AM I don't think it is just men who are suffering (although I don't want to dismiss their pro.....
» 6/06/2013 7:08:25 AM The recent study showing that the children raised in same-sex households are doing well al.....
» 4/06/2013 12:09:41 PM Poirot Perhaps we are unhappy with our irrational world - the one where clergy who are m.....
» 3/06/2013 2:42:22 PM Well I've just read a John Lennox article on line and I don't find him at all persuasive. .....
» 3/06/2013 11:14:46 AM Freddington, vaccines aren't 100 percent effective, so it is possible to catch a disease e.....
» 3/06/2013 11:02:29 AM SO how will you feel if your unvaccinated child is a carrier of whooping cough and causes .....
» 3/06/2013 9:14:50 AM You have the right to expose your children to whatever risks you choose. You do not have t.....
» 30/05/2013 2:18:48 PM Hasbeen, we were just given the forms and told to fill them in by ourselves. No beady-eyed.....
» 30/05/2013 11:36:46 AM Hasbeen,you are obviously smart and unscrupulous enough to put down what they want to see,.....
» 20/05/2013 3:02:00 PM Dane Its not all gambolling in the snow until you turn seven in Finland: they seem to have.....
» 18/05/2013 8:54:42 AM You need to look past the jargon. 'Curriculum' and 'learning objectives' are just edu-babb.....
» 16/05/2013 5:59:23 PM The thing is, Poirot, that there are children for whom childcare and pre-school are the on.....
» 14/05/2013 1:15:48 PM Clive Palmer certainly doesn't have exclusive rights to flakiness, but he'd have to win 'm.....
» 13/05/2013 10:34:56 AM Palmer really is too flaky - what happened to the 'two sitting Federal members' who he cla.....
» 13/05/2013 7:22:13 AM Clive Palmer seems to have good intentions and some good ideas but he comes across as a bi.....
» 12/05/2013 8:31:31 AM Join the real world. Sells and Singer are regulars on OLO because of their guaranteed clic.....
» 10/05/2013 12:57:12 PM We're seeing the outcome of this dumbing-down in the number of students getting into unive.....
» 9/05/2013 7:33:07 AM LukeMc - so why were all those articles taken down?.....
» 4/05/2013 8:12:45 AM Since when was Wayne Swan 'World's Best Treasurer'? Treasurer of world's best performing e.....
» 30/04/2013 1:51:48 PM My point, r-d, was that much was made in the media about Dr Hobart taking some sort of pro.....
» 30/04/2013 9:17:26 AM Dr Hobart is a Catholic and does not refer anyone to abortion clinics. More info here: ht.....
» 23/04/2013 10:44:24 AM Now let me see - will Israel allow Palestine to behave as a country? With an army and the .....
» 20/04/2013 11:08:13 AM Old Bob, you are being disingenuous in linking fluoride to poor oral health in Tasmania. T.....
» 18/04/2013 6:17:06 PM The benefits of fluoride were demonstrated both by the decline in dental caries following .....
» 13/04/2013 11:00:15 AM Every time we have an election I get hopping mad that we don't have optional preferential .....
» 10/04/2013 6:52:04 PM No Sells, God isn't truth - truth is truth, and it is often a stranger to religion. Its ju.....
» 9/04/2013 2:16:34 PM To claim that consciously 'letting go' of irritation and putting down the phone caused a p.....
» 29/03/2013 7:13:19 AM JF, I think I read a while ago that the TB funding was being transferred to facilities in .....
» 19/03/2013 10:36:45 AM Cardinal Pell is completely out of step with the new Pope. This is from the SMH a couple o.....
» 12/03/2013 9:20:40 PM Loudmouth et al Global warming can indeed lead to increased cold in some areas. For exam.....
» 12/03/2013 6:45:13 AM Thank you Hasbeen for just demonstrating that you have no interest at all in the facts of .....
» 11/03/2013 12:41:56 PM Here's some recent evidence of global warming in action - 7 cubic km of ice breaking off a.....
» 11/03/2013 8:36:54 AM I'd guess from Hasbeen's comments and attitudes that he worked in the public service in th.....
» 2/03/2013 9:15:50 AM Unless we opt for the US model, we'd be looking at a figurehead president which is not muc.....
» 1/03/2013 11:24:36 AM A few false assumptions in this article. As far as my acquaintances are concerned, 100 per.....
» 28/02/2013 4:56:13 PM R0bert, was the violence witnessed by the children identified as parent against parent? I .....
» 27/02/2013 9:41:09 AM Typical Sells arrogance. As a person of faith he can have absolutely no understanding of t.....
» 25/02/2013 10:50:54 AM Hasbeen it takes two to tango - those 14 percent of children you refer to weren't the resu.....
» 24/02/2013 10:54:33 AM We do pay people to breed - its called the baby bonus and anyone can see that the lure of .....
» 19/02/2013 9:48:13 AM In the US there have been massive payouts to Catholic abuse victims through the courts as .....
» 11/02/2013 1:23:09 PM When I heard the comment about female Asian doctors, small hands and prostate checks I ass.....
» 10/02/2013 10:17:05 AM Of course John Howard is popular - that was all he ever aimed to be, and his long tenure p.....
» 6/02/2013 9:18:17 AM As an atheist with a Anglican upbringing I still love the language of the King James bible.....
» 6/02/2013 9:10:05 AM You are perpetuating the myth that cremated remains are ash-like and can float away on the.....
» 4/02/2013 10:05:51 AM 'To be a sinner is to be 100% God-less.' Daffy Duck, you are 100% wrong. In the absence of.....
» 28/01/2013 3:01:21 PM Lance Boyle, evidence please for your assertion that most chemicals break down quite quick.....
» 25/01/2013 6:01:18 PM Here's a shocking news item - http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/exc.....
» 19/01/2013 2:37:18 PM Prompete, thanks for the link to the graphs – not quite sure what point you are making wit.....
» 18/01/2013 3:26:57 PM The following book is an interesting read for those who are concerned about chemical expos.....
» 18/01/2013 3:17:06 PM The deniers will be pleased to hear we have just entered a new phase of global cooling: Sy.....
» 17/01/2013 1:28:59 PM I'm glad the author only sometimes teaches English. Might I suggest he stops teaching Engl.....
» 16/01/2013 9:57:43 AM Moylan's hoax has merely exposed the fraud of modern extreme capitalism. He did no harm to.....
» 9/01/2013 10:15:38 AM Have you thought of publishing it as an e-book? You can then sell e-versions anywhere in t.....
» 28/12/2012 9:21:32 AM Re-uniting Israel and Palestine would be a good idea - but what would you call it: Palerae.....
» 24/12/2012 7:32:13 AM Hasbeen, you lack credibility. "It also makes us much less capable of forming a credi.....
» 19/12/2012 9:18:25 AM Umm, Isn't this a news item rather than an opinion piece? Not sure what its doing on OLO......
» 19/12/2012 8:34:17 AM "Prior to the 1970s there were few Australian homes that didn’t boast at least one .2.....
» 15/12/2012 11:41:46 AM The thing is, Poirot, you presumably can understand the archaic and turgid language George.....
» 15/12/2012 9:39:34 AM David Singer will no-doubt dismiss Noam Chomsky as a 'self-hating Jew'. His mindset is all.....
» 15/12/2012 8:41:22 AM Evolving AND declining - evolution is inevitable and how the language copes with changes i.....
» 14/12/2012 7:20:16 PM Not drunkards, Tony, though they sound like it, and I've definitely heard 'Shtraya' more t.....
» 14/12/2012 4:24:59 PM Houellebecq, you are behind the times: it is now 'Shtraya'. We shed the 'L', add an 'H', w.....
» 14/12/2012 8:54:36 AM I find the only way to cope with 'to be honest' is to thank the utterer for taking the tro.....
» 14/12/2012 5:30:48 AM These are appalling statistics - what causes middle ear disease, can it be prevented or cu.....
» 12/12/2012 7:01:23 AM That's right Jon J - if you can't be bothered to actually argue your point just label the .....
» 9/12/2012 7:30:20 AM Just imagine if the Israeli government announced it was withdrawing to its original border.....
» 5/12/2012 7:03:05 PM Bring back exams, at least as part of the assessment, with a pass mark mandatory for overa.....
» 4/12/2012 6:34:44 PM Thanks stevenlmeyer for updating the Economist link and for such a comprehensive post......
» 3/12/2012 5:03:21 PM stevenlmeyer, could you explain that graphic please - its way outside my comfort zone. The.....
» 2/12/2012 7:53:50 PM Isn't it common for people to adopt false personas on line? Who knows the true gender of e.....
» 29/11/2012 2:09:10 PM Please don't worry Cheryl, we are not all fools, its the select few who are the noisy deni.....
» 27/11/2012 12:22:46 PM As a taxpayer I am not terrified Jon J - just depressed that people like you are so fright.....
» 27/11/2012 9:39:55 AM Yep, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the World Bank are, of course, famous 'envirocrooks. As is.....
» 26/11/2012 1:30:35 PM 'Candide the argument that ethnic immigrants are needed to do any job is complete codswall.....
» 26/11/2012 6:19:27 AM Bile Jay? All I did was point out the status quo, which is that white males (some, not all.....
» 25/11/2012 8:36:35 PM Given the crap conditions and pay for taxi drivers, and that taxi driving has traditionall.....
» 25/11/2012 2:13:13 PM The thing is, Roscop, that because it is so unusual for a woman to be a crane driver perha.....
» 25/11/2012 7:31:02 AM Shockadelic do you have ANY evidence for any of the assertions you have made,or are you al.....
» 24/11/2012 9:22:41 AM Jay, you are a seriously disturbed person......
» 21/11/2012 6:28:45 PM While most of the managers of brothels and procurers of women may also be women, who actua.....
» 17/11/2012 6:26:52 AM How outrageous that in a democracy protestors should be allowed to stand outside a busines.....
» 16/11/2012 10:28:27 PM Rhian, given that Catholic clergy abuse children at 6 times the rate of clergy from other .....
» 15/11/2012 9:08:49 AM Thank you Yuyutsu for showing so clearly why the Catholic church has been indifferent to t.....
» 29/10/2012 3:14:53 PM Would that be the designer of breast cancer, runner? If abortion is indeed a risk factor.....
» 16/10/2012 3:36:05 PM According to your graph Cheryl, it will take the rest of the century for Africa to get dow.....
» 16/10/2012 11:50:59 AM We do need to keep mentioning population growth because it is such a no-go area in some qu.....
» 9/10/2012 3:42:33 PM 'section 45D of the Competition and Consumer Act... prohibits the intimidation of people t.....
» 25/09/2012 12:52:13 PM Redistributing income upwards, to the wealthy, has long been Republican policy and it cert.....
» 23/09/2012 2:59:45 PM I've always regarded the forbidden fruit thing as the first instance of God-the-bully, dem.....
» 23/09/2012 12:00:23 PM Its easy to agree with the title of this article, but to completely disagree with its cont.....
» 11/09/2012 4:50:13 PM Is Leo Lane one of Cheryl's pseudonyms? I venture to ask because of the similarity in styl.....
» 4/09/2012 6:06:23 PM Marcia Langton wrote a very interesting article pertinent to this discussion in the Oz on .....
» 1/09/2012 8:28:15 AM Graham Julie Bishop has form for not writing her own stuff. And she has staff who are expe.....
» 30/08/2012 5:21:39 PM Any chance of whoever writes JB's stuff being introduced to the notion of a paragraph? Bot.....
» 27/08/2012 1:41:19 PM Its hardly surprising that literacy rates are flatlining when the prof. in charge of educa.....
» 20/08/2012 3:02:50 PM The Wynne Prize competition demands a statement from each artist explaining their entry bu.....
» 20/08/2012 8:39:00 AM Have great works of art always conveyed meaning? What is the 'meaning' of Monet's Waterlil.....
» 16/08/2012 5:10:29 PM Saltpetre I'm glad your wife received a new heart at St Vincents, but its no surprise she .....
» 16/08/2012 4:58:14 PM Pericles I love you - it is, as you say, 'become extinct'. Anyway, Singapore and Singapore.....
» 13/08/2012 10:45:33 AM Silly analogy, Lato - there is demonstrably a sun. No one can say the same of any god......
» 9/08/2012 1:03:54 PM Ho hum. We've blithely outsourced carbon emissions, slave labour and environmental damage .....
» 8/08/2012 7:53:07 AM When the Sydney cross-city tunnel opened in 2007 many objected to the relatively high toll.....
» 21/07/2012 7:52:43 AM I have always found the use of cuunt by men to be misogynisitc - if they really want to in.....
» 7/07/2012 2:29:49 PM There is a low-tech electricity storage facility that has been operating for decades in Sc.....
» 5/07/2012 9:04:45 AM I happened to switch to Q & A just as Simon hit the desk. With no context and not knowing .....
» 27/06/2012 10:36:15 AM You just need to be firm but tactful. Have a stated policy that your centre will recognise.....
» 5/04/2012 5:42:41 PM Given that there is free trade between the states, could a potato grower by-pass the syste.....
» 1/07/2011 11:33:04 AM Radio National had an item about extreme weather and climate science this morning. ABC>.....
» 29/06/2011 12:54:16 AM I'd pay more for goods that would last longer. In fact I already do, with clothes, easily .....
» 28/06/2011 6:26:31 PM imajulianutter - I'm happy to address your comments about 'the coldest northern hemisphere.....
» 26/06/2011 12:44:36 AM Ariram. you write that "most Jewish populations were not significantly different from.....
» 14/06/2011 9:41:43 AM Well done Arjay - first to introduce 'culled'. Did you actually read the article? I do th.....
» 10/06/2011 10:07:09 AM The sole reason anything is being done about the treatment of cattle in Indonesia is that .....
» 27/05/2011 1:51:20 PM Sure, but I was hoping that it might have some interesting consequence in your personal dr.....
» 27/05/2011 8:37:16 AM In the interests of research, may I introduce the word 'Hitler', so Clownfish can tell us .....
» 10/05/2011 12:06:22 AM No they're not, PaulL - what I said holds. What you mean, I think, is that more existing g.....
» 9/05/2011 1:23:45 PM Gas reserves haven't gone through the roof - they have remained unchanged since they were .....
» 4/05/2011 8:45:03 AM There are at least 8 hours in every primary student's day when parents could impart religi.....
» 1/05/2011 7:27:50 AM 'I'm told that there's a wedding in England today' - so a Professor of Cultural Research (.....
» 27/04/2011 10:41:17 PM Self-limiting seems awkward to me - I've always wondered why they poker machines aren't ju.....
» 7/02/2011 3:48:15 PM I don't understand how you can claim that '2010 was an El Nino year' if there was a 'chang.....
» 23/11/2010 5:16:09 PM Oh please - not pink Leggo! Or purple. Or brown. The pinkification of girls is denying li.....
» 23/11/2010 9:19:38 AM We all seem to have been sucked in by pink - just look at all those sportsmen wearing pink.....
» 16/11/2010 8:08:08 AM Wood and tallow, Fester, are renewable resources, but of course can be depleted to the poi.....
» 15/11/2010 4:46:17 PM Problem is, as fossil fuels become scarcer or harder to extract, the energy cost in gettin.....
» 13/11/2010 5:25:37 PM This is a quote from a Background Note prepared by researchers in the Parliamentary Librar.....
» 13/11/2010 12:42:42 PM Does anyone know how the number of asylum seekers who fly in compares with those who come .....
» 2/11/2010 11:34:31 AM Here's a challenge for you OUG - I dare you to post a coherent, complete sentence. I wait .....
» 28/10/2010 8:50:15 AM While the 100 drops breakdown is interesting, it is marred by the last entry - "A mas.....
» 27/10/2010 3:47:14 PM "Ian Dalton is executive director of the Australian Parents Council, the national org.....
» 22/10/2010 10:40:03 AM "I have never known a feminist to refuse money from a man" - meaning what, Vanna.....
» 22/10/2010 6:54:10 AM Otokonoko, it was the eventual outcome of the popularity and success of catholic education.....
» 18/10/2010 11:17:48 AM I'd like optional preferential voting back, so I can vote for who I want but exclude those.....
» 7/10/2010 2:26:34 PM Bush Telegraph on ABC Radio National recently interviewed a Coorong dairying family. They .....
» 27/09/2010 2:56:13 PM This is all new territory to me, but could someone tell me if Scandinavian socialism would.....
» 22/09/2010 1:34:55 AM rechtub if you do want to install OF to your house, do the hard work yourself. We had OF i.....
» 21/09/2010 4:00:35 PM Another pressure on Australian primary producers is the huge power of Coles and Woolies to.....
» 15/09/2010 10:43:16 AM If you were honest, Taswegian, I think you'd have to admit that Bob Brown is one of that s.....
» 12/09/2010 9:32:45 AM The integrity of parliament has been so compromised by the major parties that the only sol.....
» 30/08/2010 8:22:39 AM I am annoyed that Dick Smith has limited the Wilberforce award to people under 30 - its no.....
» 25/08/2010 4:10:44 PM In pointing out that deal-making, fund-raising and polling have now become the raison d’êt.....
» 20/08/2010 1:53:07 PM I don't think I could bring myself to vote informally, though I do wish we still had optio.....
» 19/08/2010 7:45:01 PM Thanks BAYGON and Jorge. I did look on the AEC site but didn't see where it was, so rang t.....
» 19/08/2010 10:34:18 AM Thanks Paul1405 - but do you know where the full details of the Parties' Senate preference.....
» 19/08/2010 10:30:12 AM Greg, at what point would you consider Australia 'full', and what state do you think the w.....
» 18/08/2010 11:06:05 PM Today I spent a bit of time on line trying to find out how the ALP, Libs and Greens had di.....
» 7/08/2010 1:32:46 PM Vanna, if you are going to claim that 'feminism has been wonderful for women, as we are en.....
» 4/08/2010 2:05:45 PM 'There is one male-female relationship that works well. It is the mother-son relationship......
» 19/07/2010 12:04:22 AM Hooray for country living. In our rural village the kids scoot round on bikes all the time.....
» 4/06/2010 11:59:51 PM phoenix94, you are being willfully obtuse on CO2 - no-one says it is a pollutant, but incr.....
» 1/06/2010 12:42:28 AM I think half the problem for bottle-feeding mums is the baby police, who make them feel in.....
» 29/05/2010 1:35:16 AM An elderly lady in the UK has tattooed her chest 'DO NOT RESUSCITATE' so no mistakes will .....
» 26/05/2010 10:16:19 AM I avoid the major supermarkets because of the unconscionable way they treat primary produc.....
» 22/05/2010 5:14:53 PM Cheryl, you seem confused about the meaning of economics on a couple of forums. Economics .....
» 16/05/2010 5:26:37 PM Nice to know we are the world's 7th richest country - but shouldn't we aim to be number on.....
» 16/05/2010 2:57:37 PM Phew - glad I'm an atheist, now that Proxy has demonstrated that God is a Conservative. I.....
» 14/05/2010 11:08:07 AM 'Wealth redistribution rather than wealth creation is the Labor way.' It is also the way t.....
» 13/05/2010 10:56:43 PM Peter Hume, could you please stop ordering people around? "Do this", "show .....
» 28/04/2010 1:14:17 AM Do children who don't opt for the religion classes really do 'nothing'? Our local public s.....
» 27/04/2010 5:31:07 PM 'It is a human right to have religion taught to our children'. Wrong, Webby, it is a human.....
» 24/04/2010 6:24:51 PM I think we need to pay more attention to the veterans of more recent conflicts too. Yester.....
» 21/04/2010 7:56:20 AM No matter how much history is taught, or who teaches it, I doubt if it will make us learn .....
» 19/04/2010 9:12:23 AM Calm down Boylesy - my 'breed your own tractor' contribution was a clearly unsuccessful at.....
» 19/04/2010 12:40:13 AM The author may be on to something here - a 'breed your own tractor' scheme of an ever grow.....
» 11/04/2010 10:51:08 AM Arjay, you say that 'gravity will make the water levels around the planet average out' - b.....
» 9/04/2010 11:09:11 AM Also being a bit bewildered on the salt water-fresh water density front, I hied me off to .....
» 9/04/2010 8:43:20 AM Come on Arjay, even I know that during an El Nino warm water 'piles up' in the western Pac.....
» 29/03/2010 5:03:46 PM JF - the Science Show was talking about current trials, but they did seem to be saying tha.....
» 29/03/2010 6:44:31 AM Biofuel from algae was mentioned on the ABC's Science Show on Radio National last Saturday.....
» 22/03/2010 12:05:29 AM I was a bit surprised when you read the flaming admonition as being directed to you, Sever.....
» 18/03/2010 9:28:33 AM Clearly, Severin, you are an A-lister!.....
» 17/03/2010 3:50:29 PM GrahamY, you say that atheists have faith, which led me to Google 'faith'. One of the defi.....
» 15/03/2010 8:26:04 AM You are really stretching credibility when you describe atheism as a faith - sometimes it .....
» 14/03/2010 4:05:24 PM No Fester, I would not be cheering the benefits of high population growth under any circum.....
» 12/03/2010 9:10:08 PM 'Is it really a good idea for the private sector to own infrastructure?' In my opinion no,.....
» 12/03/2010 5:40:53 AM From this morning's Sydney Morning Herald: 'THE state government is rushing to prepare la.....
» 10/03/2010 10:01:03 PM The only two people on this forum I would regard as racist are Cheryl and David Jennings- .....
» 9/03/2010 11:14:02 AM How true, Forrest Gumpp - some years ago I remarked to a friend's husband that I thought t.....
» 6/03/2010 1:06:29 PM Thanks for the reply rpg - any help out there from a scientist? If you want a more cheerf.....
» 5/03/2010 12:35:48 AM Tush, rpg, refusing to engage? Something to hide? If I were communicating with you, David .....
» 4/03/2010 12:35:15 PM RPG, I'm not sure what 'large increasing trends in either tropical storm or hurricane freq.....
» 2/03/2010 3:24:54 PM 'The deluded lap it up, like mana from heaven, without thinking thorough the obvious - per.....
» 20/02/2010 12:26:52 PM 'Public schools are not that different to many private schools in terms of facilities'? Va.....
» 11/02/2010 11:15:13 PM Back to the article ... yes we do need much more racial variety on TV. Compared to US and .....
» 9/02/2010 6:09:45 PM On the contrary Amicus, I wish everyone in the future happiness, good health, enough to ea.....
» 7/02/2010 3:25:49 PM Sorry to disillusion you, Shadow Minister, but my step daughter went to Ascham in Sydney s.....
» 7/02/2010 10:49:06 AM Really Cheryl, you can't substitute inaccurate assertion for facts just to satisfy your wo.....
» 2/02/2010 10:22:41 AM Some years ago I saw an Aboriginal dot painting which I thought could be the basis of a gr.....
» 1/02/2010 1:40:08 PM Until Myschool is a few years old and able to show which schools are improving, it isn't a.....
» 1/02/2010 10:05:49 AM 'even coal is not an inexhaustible industry' That would have to be the understatement of t.....
» 30/01/2010 5:16:57 PM Bush Bunny, I don't think it is correct to say, re Climategate, that 'They were paid to pr.....
» 28/01/2010 8:29:41 PM This is such a complex issue - but I have to admit to checking out every school I know on .....
» 15/01/2010 12:30:02 AM Arjay - I found this interesting. Not sure if the site is a good authority, but reads OK. .....
» 14/01/2010 12:43:20 PM Great article. I love gum trees, but would never want them near my house. Years ago we saw.....
» 14/01/2010 10:23:04 AM JBowyer, re the confusion between heating and cooling, 1998 was the hottest year on record.....
» 12/01/2010 11:39:58 AM Amicus, I think its gone beyond turning the other cheek - insulting other posters, individ.....
» 12/01/2010 10:54:34 AM Graham Young's warning is not at all timely - it is months late, and he seems to have a pr.....
» 24/12/2009 7:59:10 AM A good rule of thumb is to only use credit to buy something that will appreciate in value,.....
» 19/12/2009 12:53:58 PM Tom Tiddler, according to Sourcewatch, 'Greenpeace relies wholly upon the voluntary donati.....
» 17/12/2009 11:09:20 PM Cheryl, you do have the most extraordinary imagination. Have you thought of writing fictio.....
» 11/12/2009 7:19:36 PM From what I've seen of Plimer recently on TV he comes across as borderline loony - being a.....
» 10/12/2009 1:08:10 PM Hear, hear Yabby. The tragedy is that our Govenment cannot see that the natural population.....
» 1/12/2009 11:23:45 PM I'm a beef producer, but selling our steers (the by product of lots of sex!) to feedlots c.....
» 13/11/2009 10:12:50 PM Undidly, I'd never thought of it that way, tho I have often wondered about the figures on .....
» 10/11/2009 5:57:56 PM Rehctub, affordability is usually measured as a multiple of annual earnings. When I bought.....
» 10/11/2009 9:29:48 AM As CEO of Rismark International, which is a real estate investment busines, the author nat.....
» 23/10/2009 7:20:57 AM Clownfish, have you been avoiding the media recently? The non-politically correct greenhou.....
» 22/10/2009 2:17:07 PM Phoenix94, its the level of carbon dioxide that is the problem - and its increase above a .....
» 19/10/2009 11:40:49 PM Can anyone explain how the same god went from being a vindictive psychopathic bully in the.....
» 16/10/2009 11:01:22 PM This is Sells' sixth article on OLO in seven months. Does anyone else find this excessive?.....
» 13/10/2009 10:37:02 AM I miss the Religion Report too, and would like to see it re-instated, but with more about .....
» 6/10/2009 11:16:41 PM Clownfish, you are unjustified in labelling those who see sense in reducing the world huma.....
» 5/10/2009 12:53:22 AM I think it is really encouraging that over population is becoming more widely discussed, a.....
» 3/10/2009 5:49:08 PM Just try saying 'I like iSnack 2.0 on toast' if you cant understand what an unsuitable nam.....
» 15/09/2009 11:35:37 AM I can see a place for the Kindle, but as it will no doubt be superseded by a newer technol.....
» 30/07/2009 9:35:25 PM I've always liked the idea of a carbon tax. If we have to pay for the carbon cost of shipp.....
» 29/07/2009 12:23:52 AM I bet books don't go down in price. I heard the last Aussie business shirt maker to go off.....
» 21/07/2009 7:34:14 PM The IMF and World Bank have to take responsibility for a lot of hunger in Africa. Take Rwa.....
» 20/07/2009 11:30:39 PM My problem with the burqua and its relatives is that it is a symbol of submission to the s.....
» 10/06/2009 8:47:46 AM Curmudgeon, if you choose the hottest year on record as your start date it is hardly surpr.....
» 5/06/2009 11:29:16 PM Its not referred to as the Queen's Birthday Weekend by many people - its just the June Lon.....
» 17/05/2009 1:28:26 AM I'm no scientist so I get a bit lost in the details, but it certainly seems that the plane.....
» 12/05/2009 9:37:18 PM Hooray for the rexationarys of the world - I know when things are wrong but my grammar is .....
» 12/05/2009 10:41:22 AM This is so depressing. Never mind testing new graduates, test ALL current teachers. If thi.....
» 5/05/2009 10:49:53 AM David I'm pretty sure my donations to charity would be tax deductible, though I haven't tr.....
» 4/05/2009 2:12:21 PM Richard Pratt was estimated to be worth $A6 billion, and is reputed to have given about $A.....
» 3/05/2009 2:40:47 PM Costello didn't have the ticker to challenge Howard, he didn't have the ticker to take on .....
» 25/04/2009 12:09:36 AM aga, you wrote 'I suggest you study Vatican approved miracles.' That is just the trouble, .....
» 23/04/2009 3:12:58 PM I don't think we have yet found a way to use nuclear or renewable energy for either agricu.....
» 23/04/2009 12:21:17 PM Curmudgeonathome - the largest cause of deforestation in the Amazon is cattle ranches (60-.....
» 21/04/2009 5:38:31 PM Given a choice between Eastern European crime gangs flying in on tourist visas to skim our.....
» 18/04/2009 11:02:45 PM The reason politicians, and many others, want growth to continue is because it is all we c.....
» 1/04/2009 2:08:42 PM 'The more that Church leaders propound in broad terms a Gospel ethic of generous and full .....
» 27/03/2009 6:42:38 PM What on earth is the point in trying to improve our diplomatic service when the likes of A.....
» 26/03/2009 11:12:56 AM Perhaps you don't know many shareholders or understand why many people invest in shares. T.....
» 16/03/2009 10:57:02 PM Warren Buffet takes home an annual salary of about $US100,000 for running Berkshire Hathaw.....
» 9/03/2009 3:33:14 PM Oh well done, Dallas - you have just contributed the most pointless post I have come acros.....
» 8/03/2009 9:40:07 PM David The Chinese one child policy has certainly had an impact, as evidenced by the 60 mil.....
» 7/03/2009 3:05:08 PM Perhaps the language of population needs to be turned around. We don't need population 'co.....
» 5/03/2009 10:57:13 AM A major impediment to increased energy efficiency here is the privatised electricity compa.....
» 4/03/2009 6:39:46 PM In a recent speech Barak Obama foreshadowed the slashing of agricultural subsidies in the .....
» 2/03/2009 8:48:15 AM Great title for your article, Daviy. That should get the hares running!.....
» 24/02/2009 2:25:24 PM The comparison with Paul Keating is just silly. Keating took himself off to ready himself .....
» 23/02/2009 10:33:09 PM There is a definite prejudice in favour of the caucasian victim. Does anyone remember the .....
» 20/02/2009 11:00:08 PM Parasol - para sol - against the sun. Love parasols, they are such an elegant shape - smal.....
» 20/02/2009 10:50:21 PM I am always intrigued that solar panels are judged on their ability to pay for themselves......
» 20/02/2009 4:08:21 PM While the Catholic Church is entitled to impose its rules on its members, this whole affai.....
» 6/02/2009 2:02:22 PM Hi Spikey I've just looked at the pictures and I'd agree with your assessment. Is context .....
» 5/02/2009 2:18:09 PM I always thought our contribution to CYW (Catholic Youth Week) was to pay for our politici.....
» 5/02/2009 1:06:10 PM My objections to whaling are the brutal way the whales are killed, that it is not necessar.....
» 3/02/2009 8:17:53 AM The news this morning reminded me why I am so comfortable in my atheism: the Catholic chur.....
» 30/01/2009 10:34:18 PM Sellick, I have just re-read your article carefully and I have to say that from an atheist.....
» 29/01/2009 10:19:44 PM Clem, I think you are merely underlining the fact that religions of all sorts are human co.....
» 29/01/2009 4:16:25 PM I'm not quite clear about this - what percentage of the earth's landmass is subject to thi.....
» 29/01/2009 11:17:08 AM Not another Sellick article! This one particularly full of bilge. Listen Sellick, every a.....
» 28/01/2009 10:48:59 PM I like the idea about growing stuff at the communities, but I asked about it in a NT commu.....
» 28/01/2009 10:59:05 AM Wubble you, you are clearly not an historian. Britain was concerned that Spain, which cont.....
» 11/01/2009 10:12:13 PM My sister in law has seen Australia twice, and said she liked it better the second time ar.....
» 6/01/2009 4:22:06 PM I think the author is overlooking the golden era of dental health, when our water was fluo.....
» 29/12/2008 11:56:17 PM Hi Runner - could you explain why a woman's name should not be carried on just as much as .....
» 29/12/2008 11:04:42 AM One of the problems with double-barrelled surnames is what happens when Mr Funnell-Webb ma.....
» 23/12/2008 10:00:18 AM I'm generally pro-vaccination, but only if it is voluntary. My principal concern with ma.....
» 22/12/2008 10:38:06 PM Polycarp "The qualifications of Christianities [sic] foremost proponent.. Paul. a) .....
» 19/12/2008 7:03:11 PM The whole child-bearing thing has been totally skewed by the bizarre baby bonus, which is .....
» 12/12/2008 9:53:00 AM Well said Bennie - astrologers often outperform 'professional' money people in the investm.....
» 11/12/2008 5:18:15 PM Rather than beware bold economists we would be wise to beware all economists - and especia.....
» 11/12/2008 1:01:25 PM Rehctub - why hypocrites? Did I say we should stop reproducing entirely and wipe out the h.....
» 10/12/2008 10:22:56 PM Next question Webby - why do we need to sustain our population? Why not let it gracefully .....
» 9/12/2008 2:26:31 PM OK Runner - I'll bite. The only one of your 'Yesses' which might apply to me is earth-wors.....
» 8/12/2008 11:58:05 AM Of course, letting children believe they are inherently worthwhile flies in the face of Ch.....
» 8/12/2008 9:20:56 AM This 'self-esteem' stuff is more pervasive than just schools. Many middle class parents wi.....
» 7/12/2008 9:38:11 AM No article that includes a stupid term like 'chattering classes' deserves to be taken seri.....
» 2/12/2008 3:16:51 PM Any system that refers to people as 'human resources' has insurmountable credibility probl.....
» 27/11/2008 9:44:23 AM Antony, if as you say 'The vast majority of Israeli citizens oppose the settler movement' .....
» 26/11/2008 11:33:40 AM Ho Hum, why do you say that 'Everything we do both personally and collectively is an attem.....
» 25/11/2008 2:51:56 PM Help OLO! Please limit the number of articles any author may have published each year in O.....
» 24/11/2008 2:32:02 PM Crumbs - those core beliefs look really silly when you see them set out like that. Its a c.....
» 22/11/2008 11:31:16 AM At least in the US blacks and other minorities get a good representation in television pro.....
» 20/11/2008 11:15:14 AM This would have to be the silliest article I have seen on OLO. Even if the Kimberly was av.....
» 19/11/2008 6:48:59 PM Well Runner, if his wife was praying, she wasn't monitoring his condition, so he may have .....
» 1/11/2008 10:45:03 PM Thanks for the information Oliver - there are so many interesting things I don't know......
» 1/11/2008 3:05:22 PM Oliver You wrote "It would have been atypical for the Romans to crucify a person many.....
» 31/10/2008 10:21:24 PM Pelican, I don't think there are many people who are 'pro-abortion', but they do believe i.....
» 31/10/2008 10:40:20 AM I am intrigued that many of the defenders of the Religion Report in various on-line forums.....
» 31/10/2008 8:03:34 AM Another atheist reporting for duty to defend the Religion Report! I am appalled by its pro.....
» 22/10/2008 6:45:13 PM A couple of grammatical nit-picks, Polycarp. It should be 'and I' not 'and myself' at the .....
» 17/10/2008 12:43:03 PM Spikey Your Reference to the Old Testament reminds me of the reasons name my bulls after t.....
» 15/10/2008 10:22:51 PM Mike Pope, do you have any views on wave power which is currently being trialled in Wester.....
» 13/10/2008 12:27:06 PM While I agree that women are far more likely to be unnecessarily described by their marita.....
» 8/10/2008 2:48:26 PM I'm hoping the crisis in capitalism will also allow us to stop shying away from discussing.....
» 4/10/2008 7:56:09 PM Wow Polycarp - your last paragraph shows you've been pretty busy this weekend. Was it fun?.....
» 1/10/2008 11:08:15 PM I watch quite a lot of the ABC and their excessive in-house advertising irritates me to bi.....
» 23/09/2008 10:44:32 PM Tell me ciao, do you really mean 'hard line abortion supporters' or 'hard line pro-choicer.....
» 22/09/2008 3:43:48 PM Rhian I'm not necessarily in favour of financial penalties, I'd much prefer children to b.....
» 22/09/2008 1:09:49 PM The attitude of parents to school attendance starts in primary school, and if they let the.....
» 29/08/2008 4:20:26 PM Sadly third world disasters get little attention unless thy are of monumental proportions,.....
» 28/08/2008 11:53:21 PM Don't forget that Gardasil is being offered on an opt-in basis. If parents don't sign the .....
» 13/08/2008 11:40:08 PM George Your sentence about secularism was not a paraphrase of anything John J wrote - look.....
» 8/08/2008 11:24:45 AM I've often though the same about giving the seat to the next in line, LRAM. As far as I'.....
» 2/08/2008 4:05:43 PM I have to disagree that Tim Fisher is an inspired choice. Surely any catholic should be ba.....
» 22/07/2008 2:06:16 PM No-one seems to mention global dimming these days. If stopping aircraft over the US for 3 .....
» 18/07/2008 12:19:49 AM Johnsamuels, I have a huge problem with tree planting schemes such as Greenfleet (your lin.....
» 17/07/2008 12:45:56 AM GP You say 'There are no absolute, objective moral standards in a godless universe' but th.....
» 9/07/2008 11:13:19 AM Is atheism 'believing there is no God' or 'not believing there is a God'? I think there is.....
» 23/06/2008 2:09:50 PM Runner - you (and many others) overlook the fact that pro-choice includes the choice not t.....
» 11/06/2008 11:05:57 AM No cull required Q&A, that was just a cheap shot. Australia and Europe have naturally decl.....
» 11/06/2008 9:54:37 AM Spot on, Mr Right......
» 10/06/2008 2:29:38 PM Agriculture has been described as the process of converting oil into food. As we approach .....
» 6/06/2008 10:33:54 AM This was on The Age online a few minutes ago. I think Bravehearts is letting itself be div.....
» 30/05/2008 5:17:36 PM "How dare they refuse to accede to the absurd demands of the people who had created t.....
» 27/05/2008 11:06:21 AM I can't see what benefit escape routes for the kangaroos would have been in the long term,.....
» 14/05/2008 11:29:29 AM Ten percent ethanol in petrol is a typically stupid decision from our ghastly state govern.....
» 8/05/2008 4:01:22 PM My problem is that as a non-scientist, I have difficulty knowing who is credible and who i.....
» 29/04/2008 11:49:52 PM What bugs me is what I like to call 'compulsory consumerism'. I too have trusty old applia.....
» 9/04/2008 12:11:04 PM It easy to give money away when you've ripped it off the public. Pratt would have got a ta.....
» 3/04/2008 2:37:39 PM I absolutely agree that “the wellbeing of children is more important than anything else”, .....
» 2/04/2008 3:38:46 PM Max, if you want credibility I suggest you don't use your articles to cross-promote the wo.....
» 27/03/2008 4:01:17 PM You say that "one of the major factors affecting their attraction and retention is th.....
» 14/03/2008 1:48:11 PM According to a recent radio report, the amount of grain used to make one tank of ethanol w.....
» 12/03/2008 10:02:44 PM I will be very interested to see how history treats the Rodent. We have not seen his like .....
» 10/03/2008 10:49:28 PM I think there is some confusion here between the teaching and appreciation of the complexi.....
» 24/02/2008 11:03:37 PM Ranier - I think the scrambled letter passage is a con - I was impressed too when I first .....
» 24/02/2008 8:49:57 AM Last night there was a Heart Foundation ad on television defending the Ticks, and pointing.....
» 22/02/2008 11:22:25 AM The Heart Foundation ticks lost all credibility for me years ago when I realised they sold.....
» 20/02/2008 3:42:33 PM "there is no ultimate meaning and that there is no ultimate basis for morality in a g.....
» 20/02/2008 12:59:42 PM Wow, BOAZ_David, all that hatred and hot air. You're not much of an advertisement for fait.....
» 18/02/2008 9:20:24 PM I like the proposals put forward in the article - though how do you implement them in a sy.....
» 5/02/2008 2:30:26 PM Just what we need - a celebrity GG appointed on the basis of appearance to put a 'modern s.....
» 4/02/2008 10:51:16 PM There is a sort of ranking available in NSW through the standard tests (eg Basic skills Ye.....
» 4/02/2008 10:23:54 PM La di dah - yet another 'religion' article. Just what is it that is so fearful about death.....
» 2/02/2008 10:09:20 PM Sorry, but my enjoyment of things does not depend on any deity - some things are just plea.....
» 2/02/2008 3:49:53 PM Theist or atheist - we can't really choose what we are. I can no more believe in a god tha.....
» 1/02/2008 10:30:31 PM The ABC is undoubtedly a shadow of its former self, due no doubt to insufficient funding, .....
» 29/01/2008 11:50:49 AM Some ridiculous union-led attitudes still exist. At our local primary school, where I occa.....
» 21/01/2008 9:44:19 PM I rather liked the dot points, although some would make life harder, most would be a welco.....
» 2/01/2008 5:36:53 PM It really is stretching credibility to refer to an image of an upright couple, from the el.....
» 19/12/2007 4:33:22 PM I have just remembered a very current term that annoys me to bits - 'Road map' - what a si.....
» 19/12/2007 4:25:38 PM One of my pet hates is the misuse of 'convenience', as it usually means that something ext.....
» 17/12/2007 2:49:38 PM 'Putting an undue emphasis on the environment before the need and the right for humans to .....
» 17/12/2007 1:49:51 PM It is really encouraging that population growth can now bee freely discussed. For far too .....
» 3/12/2007 8:26:20 AM It is becoming more and more apparent that the planet will not be able to provide both foo.....
» 30/11/2007 11:11:04 PM Inter-generational sniping aside, this article suddenly made me wonder if anyone knows who.....
» 19/11/2007 7:27:17 AM A return to optional preferential voting would surely reflect the will of the electorate b.....
» 17/09/2007 3:52:04 PM Gosh, I thought the National Party had vanished long ago and was now just a front for secr.....
» 27/07/2007 2:23:13 PM Oh dear - this article reminds me why I abandoned English at uni before it destroyed my lo.....
» 8/06/2007 12:33:24 PM Over-population is the elephant in the room that no politician wants acknowledge. The pity.....
» 8/05/2007 11:06:07 PM Sorry, you lost me at the point where you said drinking is a human right. Codswallop. Alco.....
» 7/04/2007 1:13:08 PM You completely miss the point, Runner - there was nothing spititual at church to move me d.....
» 7/04/2007 10:42:02 AM Tasmanian Tiger please tell us about "the forensic evidence for God, which is everywh.....
» 13/03/2007 12:14:51 PM I've always thought that confession was the most appaling cop-out - you can getway with mu.....
» 6/02/2007 3:23:06 PM I really object to articles being put on OLO unless the authors are identified. If they ar.....
» 25/01/2007 1:27:03 PM We have no hope of reining in the power of the big corporations as long as they are able t.....
» 25/01/2007 12:58:47 PM I wonder if the Hot Cross Buns in January wheeze pays off - I will never buy supermaket bu.....
» 24/01/2007 9:03:55 AM I must read the book - Kurlansky is an interesting writer. I wonder if he mentions Costa R.....
» 14/10/2006 11:52:53 AM This article cuts to the heart of the current debated about education standards, too. FYI,.....
» 5/10/2006 5:15:07 PM Our education system makes no sense. Quality primary and secondary education for all shoul.....
» 3/10/2006 8:45:16 AM I am familiar with three cases of marriaqge break up close to our family, and the common t.....
» 16/07/2006 2:11:34 PM I really like the idea of biodiesel and am considering replacing my 12 year old petrol car.....
» 14/07/2006 11:51:17 AM As previous attempts to resolve the Israeli/Palestinian conflict have been totally unsucce.....
» 13/07/2006 2:44:57 PM I'm in two minds about global warming - not that its occurring of course, but whether it i.....
» 26/06/2006 6:30:57 PM So many valid points have been made. I am so disgusted with the major parties that I becom.....
» 5/06/2006 8:31:41 AM 'Ethical yuk factor' doesn't begin to describe how disturbed I feel when I think of 40 cli.....
» 5/05/2006 1:11:04 PM Well said Kevin Donnelly - but we need also to ask why the people entrusted with the Engli.....

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