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» 1/10/2014 1:07:55 PM An interesting and thought-provoking article. The problem, of course, is that for many/mos.....
» 28/09/2012 2:29:00 PM I think Romney has at least two major problems - both are touched on in the article. 1. Th.....
» 28/09/2012 2:24:46 PM My (admittedly cursory) review of Roberts CJ's decision was simply that he accepted that C.....
» 24/02/2012 6:59:16 PM I guess to some extent Christianity is probably like most religions in that is encourages .....
» 24/02/2012 6:47:52 PM Paul - 'take over the institutions'... by the rest of your post I assume you mean it is th.....
» 23/02/2012 5:31:30 PM Stezza (and others) I understand your point that employers should not be granted special e.....
» 22/02/2012 4:34:16 PM I agree with your point R0bert - but the tax system is considerably less direct than healt.....
» 22/02/2012 3:15:59 PM My understanding about current objections to 'Obamacare' and the instances cited in the li.....
» 15/12/2011 6:54:45 PM Settlement of actions is routinely done without admission. Interpreting what may well have.....
» 5/12/2011 6:49:37 PM While I have my own misgivings about Assangegate it seems that this article (and the comme.....
» 23/11/2011 6:54:46 PM Firstly - the opera is merely an example of the public purse being used to subsidise a sma.....
» 22/11/2011 2:53:21 PM Australia is, in many ways, the most fortunate of countries when it comes to religion in p.....
» 4/11/2011 5:38:09 PM Sory Arjay - are you proposing that banks must hold ALL their money in cash reserves or th.....
» 4/11/2011 5:31:10 PM I must say I am highly sceptical that a referundum will actually result in reasoned and in.....
» 27/10/2011 5:26:59 PM Traditional multiple of average earning to average house price has been in the 3x category.....
» 27/10/2011 4:43:31 PM Let me see if I understand the good doctor's argument... 1. Several candidates for high po.....
» 27/10/2010 5:47:08 PM Here we go again. The Malthusians are out in force with all their gloomy doomsday predicti.....
» 8/10/2010 5:40:31 PM Try this surcharge - the 'it will cost you $x per child each way to ensure that your child.....
» 29/09/2010 5:43:14 PM Ok - I too thought the 'progressive v conservative' dichotomy rather strained but anyways......
» 1/09/2010 2:26:40 PM Briar Rose - I am trying to work out what you mean by "This has nothing whatsoever to.....
» 31/08/2010 5:26:02 PM Ok - this has gone somewhat off course. I do think that it is all rather unpleasant and un.....
» 8/07/2010 5:07:19 PM As a lawyer myself I accept and to some extent share the concern - it is, after all, far f.....
» 21/05/2010 5:57:50 PM I am sorry... Is this article arguing that because Australia sets conditions on student vi.....
» 14/05/2010 5:15:26 PM This is a strange article. Good name for a tax 'though, sounds like it ought to be in the .....
» 10/05/2010 1:53:45 PM Wow - Wendy - that's some juicy revelation, remember, you heard it here first guys. Troy B.....
» 29/04/2010 4:32:10 PM Vetti - I dare say many would disagree with you on the linkage of results and funding bein.....
» 22/04/2010 5:31:36 PM I think this is a good addition to the debate. While I knew the basics of the article alre.....
» 9/04/2010 3:00:56 PM I was actually thinking along the same lines as Curmudgeon. I didn't think the number was .....
» 23/02/2010 1:34:03 PM It seems to me that private schools are pretty easy targets. Firstly they generally repres.....
» 18/02/2010 4:42:42 PM Why does any of this matter - science is science and religion is religion. If I want to kn.....
» 8/02/2010 2:37:49 PM Isn't identity a key issue here and perhaps one of the underlying reasons that the notion .....
» 8/02/2010 2:27:54 PM Apostacy - while I don't disagree with the thrust of your comments I do have to say PLENTY.....
» 5/02/2010 5:54:11 PM Reality shows are always manipulative and exploitative. TBL is no exception but the fact t.....
» 5/02/2010 2:50:56 PM It should be no surprise that racism continues to exist or that it can be found more openl.....
» 5/02/2010 2:23:14 PM Well, the land tax proponents have been out in force at OLO recently. I didn't expect this.....
» 2/02/2010 6:31:46 PM I better comment first on the article. I think it can be summed up as follows: Abbott give.....
» 2/02/2010 6:01:05 PM Most of the people I talk to feel the same way about the flag as they do about the republi.....
» 21/01/2010 2:44:26 PM Yes indeed - a little look around will tell us how far we've come in 150 years. Pretty muc.....
» 4/01/2010 3:10:35 PM For the record Sceptic as a person with no investment property but four children and a sta.....
» 4/01/2010 2:42:49 PM Interesting idea - my gut is telling me 'no', but I'm still working out why. I can't entir.....
» 4/01/2010 2:29:35 PM We live in a peculiar age where people are free to loudly pronounce their opinions in any .....
» 4/01/2010 1:45:42 PM Thank you Dr Ahmed for an amusing and practical article. All too often people decide to ta.....
» 18/12/2009 4:56:24 PM The problem with any major change to any tax system is that taxpayers are generally fairly.....
» 18/12/2009 4:36:59 PM Its an interesting opening gambit but not one I am sure I can completely agree with. First.....
» 18/12/2009 3:01:52 PM Right - let's cut to tin tacks here. The climate changers tell us we must make radical cha.....
» 6/11/2009 4:49:10 PM Cornflower I did correct myself to say 'median' - which actually supports your view that t.....
» 5/11/2009 6:36:29 PM Whether you agree with the line or not articles like this one are an important addition to.....
» 3/11/2009 6:54:35 PM Correction - I meant MEDIAN house price in Perth......
» 3/11/2009 6:48:37 PM I noted the use of the term 'bubble' in the title to this article. Saturday's West Austral.....
» 30/10/2009 1:03:02 PM With respect Jaco, you seem to have correctly identified that the argument is merely defin.....
» 29/10/2009 5:27:48 PM I'm with Pericles on this one. Mr Pilger may well have some valid points, indeed he may ev.....
» 29/10/2009 5:21:49 PM I would assume that the CJ's rejection of the appellation 'public servant' derives from th.....
» 5/08/2009 5:57:39 PM Unfortunately Stephen the comments already here echo my thoughts on the subject. I wish Wo.....
» 28/07/2009 3:06:03 PM My reading - from many thousands of miles away - of some objections to the confirmation of.....
» 28/07/2009 1:54:35 PM Wow - these comments have taken an unusual tack. While I myself am very religious I can se.....
» 13/07/2009 2:36:56 PM I agree with benk's first two sentences - diagree with the rest. The article has me intrig.....
» 13/07/2009 2:15:15 PM It seems previous posters to this article have one perspective on Workchoices. I'm afraid .....
» 8/07/2009 1:55:38 PM The first (and only) time I heard that song I thought that line rather ridiculous myself. .....
» 26/06/2009 2:57:10 PM Sancho - yes, of course you can. But you might find it difficult to get service in banks! .....
» 24/06/2009 6:07:19 PM What happened to Mr Ward was abysmal, deplorable, horrifying - and cannot be justified. Ho.....
» 16/06/2009 1:14:54 PM I have long thought that the rising inflection used by youth so often actually does indica.....
» 11/06/2009 2:13:20 PM Is there racism in Australia? Of course there is. Is it any worse than any other state/cul.....
» 9/06/2009 2:43:10 PM Putting aside the use of 'incentivised' as a word I thought the idea behind the article a .....
» 9/06/2009 2:25:48 PM Mareelorraine raises an interesting issue - is it appropriate to receive an honour for the.....
» 5/06/2009 2:25:43 PM Firstly let me say Peter Hume that the so-called 'rule of thumb' you refer to: "the E.....
» 10/05/2009 10:07:35 PM Thank you Kulu Stormbay - I assume you were responding to me? I admit while I was on unemp.....
» 8/05/2009 2:23:59 PM I don't disagree with much of the article but I have some concerns. Compassion is one thin.....
» 24/04/2009 1:20:10 PM I have long considered it a peculiar paradox that the best non-coercive means of reducing .....
» 24/04/2009 1:07:09 PM I don't suppose there'll be any prizes for guessing which side of the political fence Walt.....
» 16/12/2008 12:31:46 PM The sad part is that there are certainly criticisms that can be made of the Bush administr.....
» 26/11/2008 11:35:47 AM RStuart my friend, remember our comments about emotive language. Thank you for the psycho-.....
» 25/11/2008 1:50:18 PM Rstuart - excuse me a moment while I envision the utopia you speak of where people care no.....
» 24/11/2008 5:40:01 PM I'm really enjoying this thread... Ok RStuart - HECS is interesting. If the Govt imposed a.....
» 24/11/2008 11:57:30 AM Ah, pity us poor Christians. We have only two choices in life - perfection, or hypocrisy......
» 24/11/2008 11:54:29 AM RStuart - six years since I was a Uni student... 1. I accept your emotive language point. .....
» 21/11/2008 5:27:34 PM Baygon - some interesting points. Firstly let me say that AFAIK Universities are creations.....
» 21/11/2008 12:05:28 PM Thanks Spiky and RStuart - this is the discussion I think this topic really needs... altho.....
» 20/11/2008 2:07:33 PM I think the article misses the fundamental point: when is it legitimate to impose a coerci.....
» 21/08/2007 6:52:49 PM I find it peculiar that the writer and so many comments seem to accept the false dichotomy.....
» 9/08/2007 12:53:51 PM James Purser Although there's a part of me that wants to answer your question with a simpl.....
» 8/08/2007 6:58:33 PM Wow - here's where my conservative religious background meets my small 'l' liberalism. I d.....
» 7/08/2007 2:59:40 PM Firstly - the writer and commenters here should note that politicians' salaries would make.....
» 1/08/2007 2:54:25 PM The article and comments seem to be about public versus private but the real question is, .....
» 12/10/2006 6:44:49 PM A few points. I agree that judicial appointments have always been to greater or lesser deg.....
» 6/10/2006 7:00:36 PM Wow, some impressive company on this topic - at least two elected public officials. My con.....

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