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» 28/06/2012 12:42:19 AM No Timtamtoo, I have no desire to mingle with evangelisers of any creed thanks. Let's get.....
» 27/06/2012 1:28:28 PM Squeers is as close as you can get to being a god Francis, that's how He knows......
» 26/06/2012 10:41:01 PM Dear TimTamToo My heart bleeds. Chaplains earn $50 an hour (plus in RARA areas) squeezed.....
» 26/06/2012 5:20:58 PM Bob Carr slams chaplain funds Jenny Dillon Education Editor The Daily Telegraph May 02.....
» 26/06/2012 9:00:25 AM Come come Graham Young, of course it is not 'immaterial' what the plaintiff pleaded. He .....
» 25/06/2012 2:14:11 PM Ah Squeers, long time no read. Yes, readers outside of Qld might be unaware of the $1m Ne.....
» 25/06/2012 11:50:18 AM Flaming? Whose flaming? Have you actually read the material Graham? The author, and rath.....
» 25/06/2012 8:55:18 AM Oh, and another point that most SLABs miss is that the funding does not go to schools, &qu.....
» 25/06/2012 8:41:25 AM As with so many of the media writers-commentators and those I shall refer to as SLABs, Sol.....
» 21/06/2012 8:56:17 AM "win fall". Do you mean 'windfall'? Like, when apples fall from the tree? Fun.....
» 18/06/2012 9:17:29 AM Kirner behaved very poorly in the DOGS case and in doing so assisted in the waste of publi.....
» 13/06/2012 10:45:50 PM Quite so MikeyC. I agree with you. As with all jobs, professional or otherwise, there are.....
» 11/06/2012 10:01:47 AM Perhaps we have to ask who in the AFP and ASIO are getting kickbacks to keep the boat trad.....
» 8/06/2012 3:42:41 PM Kofe certainly seems to be very 'anon' because he is never heard anywhere he goes. Religi.....
» 8/06/2012 12:19:45 PM Smith was a bit shellshocked. Probably thought Lateline were 'doing an Assange' on him b.....
» 7/06/2012 12:59:43 PM Ah, the ego is pricked. Social workers have denied the need to 'go professional' for year.....
» 7/06/2012 8:21:13 AM And about time they did become a 'profession' isn't it? At the moment they have about th.....
» 6/06/2012 1:36:27 PM Poor Belly, belly-aching again. I have no qualms about the mining tax, or the carbon tax .....
» 6/06/2012 11:02:09 AM The Religion Industry pays no tax whatsoever, and they too should pay their 'fair share'. .....
» 4/06/2012 10:04:39 AM There is something in what you are saying Rehctub, but not so much on the language aspect .....
» 25/05/2012 2:02:34 PM Oh Noooooo Belly, not the Dunkirk defence for Gillard. The slump we needed, the depression.....
» 25/05/2012 9:13:39 AM The next PM will be Abbott Belly, not the shortarse you mention. As for the GG fiddling i.....
» 25/05/2012 8:26:17 AM Belly, Sen. Hefferlump is a well known homophobe. So much so, in fact, that one has to wo.....
» 24/05/2012 9:31:15 PM Poirot, runner needs a chaplain with a large listening EAR to hear his whinges and placate.....
» 24/05/2012 6:56:25 PM Lexi, are you saying that the goanna is a lower form of life?.....
» 24/05/2012 1:05:30 PM Yes Poweless,a good twist indeed. Now, what about injecting something really offensive in.....
» 24/05/2012 10:56:30 AM Sorry, you're all wrong. There was a giant galah, who mixed it with a goanna. They fell .....
» 24/05/2012 10:32:55 AM Quite so Belly, and to that extent we are at least in part in-concert with SM, because the.....
» 23/05/2012 10:40:26 PM Lexi, I think your efforts were fine but the NM story was not expanding on much that is no.....
» 23/05/2012 9:47:27 PM Poirot Before SM suggest Boot Hill County as a cure, we probably all know someone like th.....
» 23/05/2012 9:38:41 PM Really SM, nominating two wayward children who changed their behaviour because of a 'boot .....
» 23/05/2012 9:08:33 PM Lexi, another of many endless journalistic ponderings that contribute very little to seein.....
» 23/05/2012 5:48:45 PM Just had a thought davidf. Is this trial of bootcamps to be run by Scripture Union with t.....
» 23/05/2012 5:46:47 PM Boot camps are a very US idea and given the size of their prison population it seems the U.....
» 22/05/2012 9:58:19 PM Oh Lexi, simple. Alan Jones and Andrew Bolt told him what to think. Which he boosted with.....
» 22/05/2012 1:27:11 PM Wobbles, LNP, ALP, HSU, NSW Right all sound amd smell the same these days, fetid socks, do.....
» 22/05/2012 8:57:50 AM Who knows the truth with this sorry tale of poor behaviour? But most watchers of this do .....
» 17/05/2012 9:07:03 AM Well, Australia recognises Israel as a nation-state, and they are not exactly 'human cente.....
» 25/03/2012 6:26:03 PM THat's easy to find Chryl by taxing the religion industry and their $30b of untaxed income.....
» 23/03/2012 8:34:53 PM Runner, was this person part of an ethnic biscuit stealing gang? Amazing what the police .....
» 22/03/2012 4:43:04 PM Quite so, two coppers? One with an RPG would have done......
» 22/03/2012 11:44:28 AM I hear that Swan is funding a Millionaires Tazer Squad to hunt down stray Packers, Murdoch.....
» 22/03/2012 9:32:08 AM "The death of a Brazilian student after being tasered by NSW police in Sydney could n.....
» 20/03/2012 8:19:39 AM I have yet to read the article but a great to the point comment Lomas52......
» 19/03/2012 9:06:13 AM Sadly, we already know how the LNP will perform. A rush back to the worst elements of the.....
» 19/03/2012 8:53:43 AM Well done Mr Smith, there should be far more honesty and plain speaking about the nitwits .....
» 18/03/2012 2:16:42 PM Ah, the purpose of government is to give business a helping hand, and that's about it Ludw.....
» 17/03/2012 3:23:06 PM Ludwig, they have.... drum roll.... trumpets.... lights.... Cando! Yes, the only differen.....
» 17/03/2012 3:10:03 PM There is so little volume in this waste that it will hardly be coming by sea. That's why .....
» 17/03/2012 11:11:36 AM Quite so Pelican. Which is why the ACT is such a good place to have the current waste sto.....
» 17/03/2012 9:47:51 AM Having dealt with the Qld public servive on many fronts over the years there is an inevita.....
» 16/03/2012 8:24:35 PM Hasbeen, we're on the same side at last!.....
» 16/03/2012 4:30:15 PM Indeed Belly, and thank God Kevin does not lead the ALP anywhere, but that is another stor.....
» 16/03/2012 12:37:07 PM When Cando wins the election, he could offer to store it at 10 Downing Street, the buildin.....
» 16/03/2012 10:14:05 AM It's in everyones backyards now, but deserves to live in Canberra, within the parliamentar.....
» 16/03/2012 10:10:07 AM Best not to return a totally blank form. I have worked as a scrutineer in a returning offi.....
» 14/03/2012 9:31:40 AM Well, when I heard Senator Barnaby Rubble tell the world that he was good friends with Gin.....
» 12/03/2012 8:54:11 AM Bob Carr is a rightwing fan of the USA, like the Judas who resigned so Carr could take his.....
» 9/03/2012 5:52:43 PM Poirot There is no link between Christianity and ethics, so poor runner is adrift in a bi.....
» 9/03/2012 1:05:28 PM Let's get something very clear here, religious instruction is not about teaching anything .....
» 9/03/2012 10:43:50 AM Saltpetre, "Ethics should include coverage of the nature of the world's religions&quo.....
» 8/03/2012 3:05:19 PM Here's one for you religionists to hotly deny: http://www.alternet.org/story/154435/the_r.....
» 8/03/2012 3:04:24 PM Hey runner, "the idiotic faith based evolution religion that leads to all sorts of me.....
» 5/03/2012 9:06:46 AM Predictable Hasbeen, really predicatable. I agree with Phil that this constant testing is.....
» 3/03/2012 11:35:00 AM Belly, time to close this thread. You blew your chance to get into the Seante and maybe be.....
» 2/03/2012 2:47:49 PM Belly, very amusing description of the Baptist PM, I like it. I don;t agree she came from.....
» 2/03/2012 9:47:33 AM Paul1405, Albert Field? Don't you worry about that! The ALP need no help to get an Albert.....
» 1/03/2012 8:36:14 PM Conviction? If you live in a black and white world, I suppose such an emotion might be ha.....
» 1/03/2012 6:29:03 PM You'll have to ask them that, Im not all that interested in their fate, to be honest with .....
» 1/03/2012 4:36:04 PM You see Lexi, Belly agrees with my observations. He likes to qualify some, to save face, .....
» 1/03/2012 8:14:09 AM Oh Lexi, how quaint you are, "we can only hope that Labor will put in the necessary r.....
» 29/02/2012 2:47:01 PM Not sure about Warren. Send the other one in to liven it up a bit though, that'd be amusin.....
» 29/02/2012 8:23:13 AM All such seats are gifts, one only has to look at the list of names being touted for it to.....
» 28/02/2012 7:14:55 PM wobbles, do you allude to Rudd there, with the Tourette's reference? Do you know if he is.....
» 28/02/2012 6:04:02 PM I fear you are spot on Arjay. Totally rooted are the ALP......
» 28/02/2012 4:29:12 PM Pericles, I'd be happy with your German style parties, and the need for a coalition, so lo.....
» 28/02/2012 11:48:00 AM Aha, the King-Emperor Turnballs eh? But then he'd have to move to the lower house to run t.....
» 28/02/2012 10:29:53 AM The close knit community of OLO needs to take a stand and offer a solution to the woes bes.....
» 28/02/2012 10:19:16 AM Paul 1405, love it, "A ditsy right wing catholic the party does not need" but th.....
» 28/02/2012 10:07:50 AM Houellebecq, true, but please don't misinterpret my intent on Crean. I am not suggesting.....
» 28/02/2012 7:59:45 AM Arbib, the Judas character, has gone. A great gain for democratic processes, a blot on the.....
» 27/02/2012 10:58:47 AM True, does it make any difference though? He's a goner, a dead parrot, a piece of history.....
» 27/02/2012 10:21:42 AM 29 to 73, he's gone and good riddance. There is no comparison to Whitlam at all. Rudd w.....
» 27/02/2012 10:11:59 AM Hahahaha Rudd 29 Gillard over 70. Now that nonsense is over, let's wait to see Rudd resig.....
» 26/02/2012 7:05:16 PM Quite so Rainier, "As if any of them are capable of voting without one iota of consid.....
» 25/02/2012 12:03:06 PM Hang on Belly. A week ago you were spruiking for Shorten. You are not very loyal to Billy.....
» 25/02/2012 10:10:55 AM True Poirot, and I am sitting at home just waiting for the call.... I think this situatio.....
» 25/02/2012 8:43:18 AM Belly, the cry that Rudd was ambushed may be partially correct but the ALP in Qld knew ver.....
» 24/02/2012 8:30:54 PM Lexi, the voters got it right in the last election too. They did not want either Abbott o.....
» 24/02/2012 2:48:56 PM I say Hassie, how jolly of you to offer to take them both on a cruise. As host, naturally,.....
» 24/02/2012 1:33:01 PM Hassie, an engineer eh? Like I said, doing a humanities degree might broaden your horizo.....
» 24/02/2012 12:22:09 PM Hasbeen, are you anti-graduate, or just anti ALP graduate? You are aware that Abbott is a.....
» 23/02/2012 8:40:15 PM That could be drinks boy in fact Poirot......
» 23/02/2012 7:35:46 PM Poirot, one hopes sooner rather than later. Had Abbott been the least bit skilled in bein.....
» 23/02/2012 6:57:24 PM Sorry 'been, old chap. I am not an ALPer at all. I was, until Beazley led the mob, and I .....
» 23/02/2012 3:50:49 PM Heaven help us if we sink to the US style of electing a saviour president Lexi, for that w.....
» 23/02/2012 8:47:42 AM Graham, you seem to be doing what the media does best, not reporting on situations but tak.....
» 10/02/2012 1:41:08 PM Squeers, yes let's. I have a few kegs we can smuggle into the Big House for our party. Po.....
» 10/02/2012 9:24:57 AM I'd like to meet Squeers one day. There are too few like him who question the status quo, .....
» 9/02/2012 9:07:04 PM Hurrah Wackford Squeers! The SMs of this world care nothing for others. See how he suppo.....
» 9/02/2012 3:20:01 PM SM I suppose you support the private car industry existing? Thought so. Now, 'SM, shoul.....
» 9/02/2012 9:06:32 AM SM, perhaps dig out some works by Chris Bonnor and Trevor Cobbold and have a look at what .....
» 8/02/2012 2:06:01 PM Only a neo-lib would bother about this: "such as the inherent property value of the .....
» 8/02/2012 1:46:24 PM Chris C Union members only get to vote for those who stand, as we do with our politicians.....
» 8/02/2012 12:40:54 PM "those that educate their kids privately save the state a fortune". Fib! There.....
» 8/02/2012 8:56:08 AM Not all councils are linked to party politics, with candidates owning a party. Naturally,.....
» 5/02/2012 1:20:49 PM A follow up thought Chris. If the Victorian P&C group oppose chaplains how come they do a.....
» 5/02/2012 1:12:55 PM Let's disagree on the drone status of Garrett. His contribution to government has been n.....
» 4/02/2012 3:07:56 PM A non-military form of national gung-ho? My, impressive stuff indie. What, pray tell, mi.....
» 4/02/2012 11:18:21 AM Quite so individual, national service. A BONZA IDEA. But what about a little war to go w.....
» 4/02/2012 10:14:46 AM Otokonoko, I'd support some of your statements. The Mary Street brigade offer not one jot.....
» 3/02/2012 7:13:38 PM Chris, you are kidding about Gillard and her pet drone Garrett having the courage to reset.....
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» 16/01/2012 10:20:30 AM Australia IS the only country that believes in 'free trade', just look at Craig Emmerson r.....
» 16/01/2012 10:09:21 AM He wrote a great Introduction to my edition of 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist'......
» 16/01/2012 10:06:56 AM "Gillard and Abbott have been in many ways a double act, each making the other look b.....
» 16/01/2012 10:00:21 AM Hasbeen, in his usual ill informed style says 'go drive a truck', and what does a truckie .....
» 16/01/2012 9:39:00 AM Standing in front of a camera, wearing a trademark bushie hat and telling us all in quite .....
» 13/01/2012 10:21:57 AM Yuyutsu Sorry old boy, citizens can disagree with what their state says, thinks and does,.....
» 13/01/2012 9:56:55 AM Cossomby, religions are excused all sorts of laws right here in Oz. Here's some notes on .....
» 13/01/2012 9:20:28 AM Funny, the Presbytarian church sacked an entire hospital board to enforce its mishapen chu.....
» 9/01/2012 3:25:16 PM Interesting question you pose there Pericles. I'd put my money on there being only two co.....
» 9/01/2012 12:26:24 PM Well said runner, "Any talk of the demise of Christianity comes from the ignorant&quo.....
» 9/01/2012 11:06:53 AM "Europe was the clear centre of world of Christianity one hundred years ago, but toda.....
» 9/01/2012 10:35:09 AM Mirko, the next Aeroflot plane leaves for the enlightened world this arvo. Will you be cat.....
» 9/01/2012 10:26:51 AM Where would xtians be without Wilberforce? It seems he (almost a He) is their poker hand .....
» 9/01/2012 10:05:42 AM What a lot of anger here! I must say I was amused at the Queens award to Howard, and saw .....
» 4/01/2012 10:21:03 AM Malingerer, I am searching for the source of this but my wife made a comment yesterday, po.....
» 3/01/2012 11:40:24 AM I like Phil Cullen's take on schools, and his observations that, in effect, Gillard is cri.....
» 3/01/2012 10:15:45 AM runner, each of the current High Court judges identifes as a Christian, some more so than .....
» 2/01/2012 9:23:00 PM Wow! Humphry B (Bear?) has gone. Runner, you said this, "My understanding of a cult .....
» 1/01/2012 1:26:46 PM HBF, you clearly know nothing about the ACL, for a start. Best to understand something be.....
» 1/01/2012 10:03:10 AM Runner, you are quite wrong about Scientology. The High Court has declared it to be a rel.....
» 31/12/2011 8:15:48 PM McReal, are you thinking that this fruitcake is a Scientologist? Given that Scientology i.....
» 31/12/2011 7:44:08 PM Don't tease us stevenlmeyer, do send us the 'other' groups you write of, and some evidence.....
» 31/12/2011 9:12:12 AM I wonder if this Meryl bird is a fundamentalist Christian? That would help to explain her.....
» 30/12/2011 11:29:24 AM Poor Hasbeen, so keen to knock Chrys Stevenson he grasps at straws, imagined ones at that......
» 29/12/2011 6:40:19 PM Well done Chrys Stevenson. A good job, a foolish Woodford Committee (prior to changing th.....
» 19/12/2011 11:04:39 AM I do wish the ironic title of the book 'The Lucky Country' was not used all the time as a .....
» 16/12/2011 2:30:12 PM Whose bickering? Pollies get a shovel load of benefits for a job they choose to do. They.....
» 16/12/2011 9:05:40 AM Belly, that was ALP Kate Ellis, not a TV commentator, who made the comment about pollies n.....
» 1/12/2011 8:51:14 AM Wrong Pericles. We deserve what we get from them, having voted for them all. They reflec.....
» 30/11/2011 3:47:22 PM There is no knowing what you 'meant' SM. This is what you 'said': "I'm sure that he.....
» 30/11/2011 1:26:28 PM I see SM. Caught out, so now you pretend about your offence towards Jenkins eh? I hardly.....
» 30/11/2011 9:08:10 AM Belly, when you write 'tooth acre' it flashes a horrible image of Peter Beattie's teeth in.....
» 30/11/2011 9:06:18 AM SM. You are being silly if you accuse the previous Speaker of dodgy deals. Put up your ev.....
» 26/11/2011 7:19:19 PM rehctub dear boy, you forget, 'we the people' DID decide the shape of our government at t.....
» 25/11/2011 7:02:25 PM On yers Poirot, good one. But, hang on! I know the mind of runner and you get him wrong......
» 25/11/2011 1:50:29 PM 579, SM is just a bitter and twisted person, who has a selective memory. None of us shoul.....
» 25/11/2011 12:20:31 PM Shadow Minister If Abbott and his goons have any information to back up their claims that.....
» 25/11/2011 11:09:57 AM Belly, Katter's crew of nongs will self-implode at the Qld election. A bigger bunch of no-.....
» 25/11/2011 10:09:35 AM Banjo Brough has the mind and attitude of an Army corporal, as can be seen in his invasio.....
» 25/11/2011 9:30:04 AM Just had a thought. Jenkins is well regarded by all in 'this place' (to be read in revere.....
» 25/11/2011 9:23:04 AM Houellebecq... Mal Colston. In your pipe and smoke it......
» 25/11/2011 8:08:43 AM It is a symptom of the moral standards of politicians that they would elevate 'Slippery Pe.....
» 23/11/2011 8:17:55 AM Yabby, no good planting super in a super fund these days, they make no money. But they do.....
» 21/11/2011 12:26:10 PM runner, people pay tax on their wages but churches bleed the economy of a potential $30bil.....
» 21/11/2011 9:08:04 AM s.116 is a total farce, and there is no separation of church and state in this country, as.....
» 14/11/2011 5:49:54 PM Well there you go, buy property and forget QANTAS......
» 14/11/2011 4:44:41 PM I wonder Yabby that anyone bothers to invest at all in anything with the picture you paint.....
» 14/11/2011 2:47:36 PM Well, if all that can be expected is 3-5% then it rather shows it's a foolish investment. .....
» 14/11/2011 11:56:23 AM Here we go, all the 'liberals' out in force. 'Get out of our lives' they cry. Good oh, t.....
» 14/11/2011 11:38:44 AM Ah, OLO is 'the thinking mans' e-rag eh? My God, what a tribal assault on the ABC from th.....
» 14/11/2011 10:00:09 AM Who cares if QANTAS folds? Keating was very happy to sell it off, and punters bought shar.....
» 14/11/2011 9:52:23 AM Rememberance day eh? All I see is the glorification of war, and the use of this day for j.....
» 14/11/2011 9:44:17 AM I have to be very honest here. There is no evidence, if we are considering print journali.....
» 9/11/2011 3:26:57 PM Yabby, if a company spends $30b (which I find hard to believe, frankly) then that is a cos.....
» 9/11/2011 9:12:48 AM Pelican, I understand and agree with everything you say. But why not have a tax system th.....
» 9/11/2011 8:24:45 AM Superprofits are things that superannuation funds have no idea how to make, for a start. .....
» 7/11/2011 2:52:36 PM I get it, "I'm still waiting for all the aboriginals who turned their backs on him,.....
» 7/11/2011 10:59:39 AM Nelson was part of the Howard government, and cannot be removed from that connection. Thos.....
» 7/11/2011 9:48:59 AM I don't remember it Amicus. I do remember that happening to Howard. And I do recall nelson.....
» 7/11/2011 9:38:48 AM What referendum? Heard nothing about this. Is it time for some of the leading and quite n.....
» 7/11/2011 9:25:34 AM "When Remembrance Day comes around next week many of us will" remember Ned Kelly.....
» 7/11/2011 9:07:26 AM "When nations are on a war footing, when its citizens are told the truth by their lea.....
» 7/11/2011 8:57:25 AM Hang on Tim, "If Australia had industries propped up by the false foundations governm.....
» 7/11/2011 8:48:47 AM Maybe Rae, but who amongst 'us' asked for political parties to behave this way? Why the A.....
» 4/11/2011 1:04:01 PM "let the people decide, then we will have a Pm who has been voted in by the people&qu.....
» 4/11/2011 11:46:05 AM Andreas The ALP would have to buy TV time, Australian Story plus all the channels the non.....
» 4/11/2011 11:03:16 AM Andreas, that is what I was alluding to. Rudd does not 'learn lessons'. He was despised .....
» 3/11/2011 10:03:10 PM individual, much as I dislike Rudd and regard Gillard as an empty vessel, Abbott is a blun.....
» 3/11/2011 11:04:10 AM From previous post.... The AWU Gnome suffers, in my eyes, a credibility deficit, like Swa.....
» 3/11/2011 11:03:55 AM Hasbeen, yes, the Hindmarsh affair, a sorry episode all round, both on the ALP and the dev.....
» 3/11/2011 8:50:08 AM david f for PM! David, there is no person to fit your 'suitable PM' description currently.....
» 2/11/2011 6:22:39 PM Why? I have remained consonant in my wedded life, behaving myself at all times, yet have h.....
» 2/11/2011 5:11:35 PM Now runner, while I respect and honour your views, I am intrigued about these wedding vowe.....
» 2/11/2011 2:42:15 PM Lexi "Yet a healthy, vital society is not one in which we all agree"... quite s.....
» 2/11/2011 11:09:39 AM Philo, we could 'bomb them all back to the stone age' perhaps? Then fill their nations wi.....
» 2/11/2011 8:09:03 AM Ah, if only.... But wait! One of the underlying drivers of fear-of-the-other is low grade.....
» 2/11/2011 8:05:42 AM I'd advise they all become school chaplains and start a career path up towards Bishop rank.....
» 1/11/2011 7:35:53 PM I have yet to see any 'improvements' in EQ schools over the last 19 years. In fact, I sug.....
» 1/11/2011 10:46:03 AM Good points SD. Life was indeed different. But, during the Hawke years the bosses and ca.....
» 1/11/2011 10:18:28 AM Oh rehctub, spare the nationalism and patriotism please. This world you support is a 'fre.....
» 1/11/2011 7:52:09 AM 'Slave wages' eh? Here's an ad' for baggage handlers: Baggage Handlers - QANTAS - view o.....
» 31/10/2011 4:32:10 PM A good reason not to have airlines any longer Bazz. Let us all return to the days of yore.....
» 31/10/2011 4:15:26 PM "baggage handlers, who are on as much as $85 grand a year". And the evidence fo.....
» 31/10/2011 1:19:37 PM 579, true, but the unions are snookered and have lost their fight. Paddy may well re-Joyc.....
» 31/10/2011 9:57:58 AM QANTAS deserves to die, hopeless service, terrible cabin staff, high prices and a greedy b.....
» 31/10/2011 9:49:37 AM Chris, when you write about 'good principals' here you must have never travelled to Qld to.....
» 27/10/2011 6:51:03 PM Aha, so Lexi, now we know what Cando actually said. Another point, it's the ALP Treasurer.....
» 27/10/2011 9:17:57 AM Marry me rechtub, marry me and make me happy. Really, what a non issue. There is no requ.....
» 21/10/2011 7:56:27 AM There is no room or place for the monarch in a liberal democratic state, if that is what w.....
» 20/10/2011 9:01:42 AM Quite so Lexi, there would be none left, none at all. Asher was silly to take this route,.....
» 19/10/2011 9:00:56 AM Thanks for your concern Hasbeen. I built my own house and paid for it as I went. All paid .....
» 19/10/2011 8:46:47 AM What does this mean? "Envitable".....
» 18/10/2011 5:32:15 PM Yes, well that all goes to show what a total scam 'investing' really is, paid for by other.....
» 18/10/2011 3:44:13 PM But a bigger 'why' is why should any business expense be a legal tax rort when the cost of.....
» 18/10/2011 3:42:11 PM Oh dear Belly, you've just given Poirot yet more ammo!.....
» 18/10/2011 8:37:08 AM I am a man, who sees no value in Gillard, and never did, particularly when she was the DEE.....
» 18/10/2011 8:26:37 AM Dear Gods, not this Furphy again? "So, my question is, if we do away with NG, where .....
» 30/09/2011 10:55:37 AM "Why don't Qantas workers offer the public free rides ?" Really! Is that a seri.....
» 28/09/2011 11:26:39 PM "what gives them the right to strike" Well, as I said before, it is the process.....
» 28/09/2011 8:25:42 AM Here we go, the usual one sided drivel over strikes, "I just think it's time for thes.....
» 8/09/2011 8:57:58 AM Hurrumph! Why oh why don't we use our useless subs to sink these boats before they get to .....
» 7/09/2011 9:52:48 AM This leads to Belly's 'best practice' model of democracy, the leadership of the herd, the .....
» 7/09/2011 9:52:18 AM Belly, I have to tell you that if Hanson-Young were to become PM I would be very upset ind.....
» 6/09/2011 10:01:10 PM Yabby, nice try. Life though, is hardly about 'balance' is it, unless you omitted the word.....
» 6/09/2011 6:30:57 PM Sticker in the mail Belly. Try not to drink and drive though. pt 2 after my enforced brea.....
» 6/09/2011 4:06:06 PM There is something very anal about the phrase 'control over our borders' when, in so many .....
» 6/09/2011 1:33:25 PM Indeed Lexi, we think alike on not throwing Gillard out at this point, although, for her s.....
» 6/09/2011 12:43:41 PM Belly I know you wear your Westie tag with pride, even joyous pride, and that there are i.....
» 6/09/2011 11:31:00 AM Oh Lexi, not you too? Do you deny then that Palmer and Howes offered an intelligent respo.....
» 6/09/2011 9:47:13 AM Well, I was stunned last night as I sullied my brainbox with another episode of Q&A. Ther.....
» 5/09/2011 9:03:31 PM Good one Lexi. But Gillard remains a dud, with her personal political trajectory so far, .....
» 5/09/2011 5:34:40 PM I see what you mean Ammonite. Belly, please, are you suggesting the male brain is kept in.....
» 5/09/2011 4:57:59 PM Yes Belly, I do understand that you have never supported Gillard, and that is based on her.....
» 5/09/2011 10:24:01 AM Antiseptic, do ALP men ever join this funding source too? I don't doubt for a minute that.....
» 5/09/2011 10:16:14 AM Forgive me Arjay, but I am unaware of any women in the ALP suitable to be elevated to PM. .....
» 5/09/2011 9:05:17 AM Belly sings the praises of the wild west woman, of his dreams. A tiger for 'the wurkers' a.....
» 1/09/2011 9:22:41 AM Belly and I disagree on the benefit of Australia's Worst Union and his Messianic adoration.....
» 30/08/2011 1:33:23 PM Well Ammonite, there is a nasty tittle-tattle tale that suggests Noddy and Big Ears are ma.....
» 30/08/2011 1:15:07 PM Philo, the thread was not about giving an OK to marriage at all. I am married simply beca.....
» 30/08/2011 10:09:46 AM Quite so, but we are 'rational' people and Philo is a religious zealot, which explains all.....
» 30/08/2011 9:42:34 AM Poirot, "Marriage is a state where, biologically speaking, sexual union takes place&q.....
» 30/08/2011 8:54:40 AM Poor Philo, poofs everywhere, happily having 'unions' until the cows come home. Best not .....
» 30/08/2011 8:41:37 AM david f. I thought cows were all Hindoos. Have Christians been in to the paddocks too? B.....
» 29/08/2011 11:24:05 AM True snake. I did 'suffer' an upgrade with Royal Brunei once, to the first class section .....
» 29/08/2011 10:40:07 AM "I think what I resented was the false familiarity, increasingly engaged in by some c.....
» 29/08/2011 9:55:15 AM Philo, I have to agree with david f, and suggest you remove your religious blinkers for fi.....
» 29/08/2011 8:02:54 AM Quite so Paul 1405. Just watched Compass last night. Yet another round of Roman Catholic '.....
» 28/08/2011 10:19:10 AM Ammonite, now what you write makes sense to me. I did mention the cool factor in one of m.....
» 27/08/2011 8:51:17 PM Poirot, I think Philo is only referring to a Muslim act-of-marriage. There was no mention.....
» 27/08/2011 8:47:44 PM Aha, so when in the bush an ipad fails to work properly, eh? Interesting, I'll get on to .....
» 27/08/2011 10:34:00 AM Why, thank you Philo, Honey......
» 26/08/2011 6:24:13 PM Jeez, should we go back to the 'blood on the sheets' era do you reckon? How's that, a bun.....
» 26/08/2011 1:16:14 PM David, was that situation in Tibet caused by the drain of males into the Buddhist priestho.....
» 26/08/2011 12:54:15 PM "TBC, first to the kids running billion dollar businesses. "One thing to blame,.....
» 26/08/2011 10:38:22 AM Abandon the Marriage Act? Or, abandon sex, otherwise known as 'the marriage act' by the o.....
» 26/08/2011 9:29:56 AM If 'marriage' was such a wonderful and God given gift as the speakers-for are suggesting, .....
» 26/08/2011 9:01:14 AM Well, I shop at Black & Gold where everything is in plain black and gold but I still manag.....
» 25/08/2011 10:39:40 PM Clearly, advertising never works, or there would be savings now with no ads, no copyright .....
» 25/08/2011 7:14:28 PM King Hazza, funny how there is never a conscience vote when economics comes up, or war, or.....
» 25/08/2011 12:43:27 PM On yers Belly. There is nothing good or worthwhile about smoking chaps and esses. It sti.....
» 25/08/2011 9:10:35 AM Matthew, are you hinting at the total conversion of all Australian adults into the homosex.....
» 25/08/2011 8:44:46 AM Good oh, it must be a good idea of you don't like it rehctub. The plainer the better, the.....
» 25/08/2011 8:31:09 AM Banjo, careful you do not confuse the OED with the Bible. The OED is merely a collection .....
» 20/07/2011 8:18:27 AM Has this format and means of delivery been passed by the university Ethics Committee? It .....
» 18/07/2011 8:46:14 AM It's always 'the wrong time' for a workers pay rise, for a new tax, for cutting, for incre.....
» 22/04/2011 2:41:18 PM Presumably Ammonite, some of the 'people in companies' do/might have children, but they ar.....
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» 21/04/2011 7:49:43 PM SM, err, Gillard is not 'the' reason for the ALP to lose all/any credibility, that honour .....
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» 21/04/2011 12:26:12 PM Oh come now csteele, I am not 'caning' you at all. I was shocked that anyone could think o.....
» 21/04/2011 12:14:56 PM Bloody hell! can someone please tell the Pope that Italy is a protestant state? If that's.....
» 21/04/2011 9:07:08 AM Jesus csteele! That was a bit low wasn't it? Oprah! I have to confess to be ill informed .....
» 20/04/2011 8:33:15 AM csteele Indeed, I don't disagree with your round up. Australia demonstrates many of the .....
» 19/04/2011 9:59:42 PM csteele. The working class, led by their nose rings, willingly, in return for trinkets, s.....
» 19/04/2011 12:59:46 PM Too true Belly. Poor Hasbeen is still smarting because the Fitzgerald Enquiry was set up .....
» 19/04/2011 12:45:06 PM Belly I understand you write the truth as you see it, a rare enough ability these days. Y.....
» 19/04/2011 11:14:42 AM Poirot Did you mean 'councilling'?.....
» 19/04/2011 10:56:47 AM Dear Poirot At last I can understand what you write! So clear. There is some nasty humou.....
» 19/04/2011 10:28:32 AM Indeed Ammonite, we do progress as humans even as we undermine our existence. Funny eh? .....
» 19/04/2011 9:39:39 AM Hasbeen. Crime and corruption are not the exclusive domain of ALP dimwits. Are you tryin.....
» 19/04/2011 9:00:20 AM Ammonite I'm in the Greens, and know their 'policies'. Yes, there are some different and.....
» 19/04/2011 8:48:38 AM There are no institutions in Qld that can be trusted with anything. Fitzgerald was a hicc.....
» 19/04/2011 8:38:49 AM Oh Squeers, and any others who have not so far not leafed the pages of a Joe book, I do ur.....
» 19/04/2011 8:23:53 AM Belly, you repeat yourself in frothing anger. Direct your anger to your own conservatism .....
» 18/04/2011 4:05:50 PM As I thought Belly, you are totally unable to explain what the ALP stands for today. As f.....
» 18/04/2011 12:43:22 PM Poirot Poor Belly suffers the same problem as the ALP, irrelevance. I am far from being .....
» 18/04/2011 8:39:44 AM Belly, you sound like an hysterical Cardinal Pell, or a halfwitted editor/journalist from .....
» 17/04/2011 4:06:14 PM You know Belly, there was not one single trade union during the Hawke-Keating-Kelty era th.....
» 17/04/2011 3:34:02 PM Belly, yes, indeed I am in the Greens, and well aware of their failing in many areas, howe.....
» 17/04/2011 11:25:38 AM Hasbeen, sorry but I am not sure I follow your thinking here. "Surely the slime ball.....
» 16/04/2011 11:09:50 AM When Kevin Rudd appeared on Q&A and told us all that 'some in the ALP never wanted a carbo.....
» 15/04/2011 7:39:05 PM He wasn't much of a drinker was he? SIX beers? What a loser! He didn't deserve a wife d.....
» 15/04/2011 9:04:02 AM Too true Ammonite, even the slugs of the forest, the humble clegg (although maybe not the .....
» 15/04/2011 8:14:21 AM Harrumph! Bloody right! Let's just nuke these people! Leave it to the Indies to bomb Pakis.....
» 15/04/2011 8:02:02 AM There is an Arlo Guthrie song about 'the last man', then man that we all need, to feel sor.....
» 13/04/2011 3:48:58 PM I have consistently not trusted our politicians wobbles, whatever their background......
» 13/04/2011 3:46:48 PM The term is 'firefighter' Austin. Was it this thread where we had Bill Bailey utube clip .....
» 13/04/2011 3:38:49 PM Poirot It's just part of the 'we are all so busy' meme that inflicts Western society. Ma.....
» 13/04/2011 1:54:28 PM True spindoc.. I heard it with my own ears in that fillum called, I think, 'The Queen'. .....
» 13/04/2011 1:00:21 PM Ah Lexi, you've answered your own string post query with that list. Pleased to read such .....
» 13/04/2011 12:43:08 PM Houellebecq, it's funny (as in odd) how everyone is 'concerned' at women being raped for t.....
» 13/04/2011 9:58:28 AM Sorry, I am not interested in old fossils......
» 13/04/2011 9:52:23 AM Poirot The US lives in a different universe to the rest of the world but given that the U.....
» 13/04/2011 9:40:30 AM Houellebecq, sincere apologies, please accept. There is nothing quite so loathsome as to .....
» 13/04/2011 8:53:30 AM Lexi- no different, maybe more rightwing than usual and still just as anti-Asian as ever i.....
» 13/04/2011 8:44:54 AM Oh, gnashing of teeth, here we go again. I think General Jimbo Wallace has it right. He .....
» 13/04/2011 8:31:37 AM Individual...and do leftwing males get attracted to rightwing males for all their strong s.....
» 12/04/2011 10:52:45 AM I do believe she did Poirot, but didn't quite manage to pee down the outside of the dunny .....
» 12/04/2011 10:16:26 AM Just listened to Jane Caro on Lifematters. She interviewed a woman who'd hate testosteron.....
» 12/04/2011 8:26:13 AM Wow! I HAD a Vauxhall Disappointment, 1953, six cylinder. It lived up to its name too. .....
» 7/04/2011 11:36:18 AM Poirot, if Cardinal Pell, Jim Wallace or the Baptists, believe that having a 'nice cuppa' .....
» 7/04/2011 9:52:17 AM Try a 'lump hammer to the screen' app and save your life for something else......
» 7/04/2011 9:45:08 AM Belly, are you back at work with 'the nunion'? Off that disability pension before Gillard.....
» 6/04/2011 8:44:16 AM SM, the rather crazy look that visits Julie Bishop's face at times like that the other nig.....
» 1/04/2011 10:24:16 PM Individual is a fan of Alan Jones, the John Laws of intelligence......
» 1/04/2011 2:02:54 PM Your point being what, Peter? That St. Peter and his chums are the pinnacle of life-on-Ea.....
» 1/04/2011 11:46:44 AM Runner "Self Righteousess does however blind a person from seeing things as they are.....
» 1/04/2011 10:16:32 AM On yers SM. I have always assumed you were of the 'believer' mob. Good to see we agree o.....
» 1/04/2011 10:11:28 AM SM A vote for Pauline IS a vote for Pauline and all she stands for. Trying to pretend it.....
» 1/04/2011 8:46:09 AM morganzola... they are the goons who vote for Hansonites and the xtian dem porn watchers. .....
» 1/04/2011 8:40:44 AM So does that explain why the Rationalists wrote such a limp submission to DEEWR on school .....
» 1/04/2011 8:09:54 AM Individual makes up his/her own historical factoids to suit the situation. No 'leftie' wo.....
» 31/03/2011 7:31:57 AM Adolf said what many people were thinking. He was VERY popular, and the middle classes and.....
» 30/03/2011 3:10:52 PM I know what you mean Hasbeen, 'a good sheep paddock, ruined' as they say......
» 30/03/2011 1:35:01 PM Aha Hasbeen! So, now we all know. It was you holding 'that' banner, the one that Abbott .....
» 29/03/2011 1:13:13 PM Oh dear Belly, does that mean we still have to offer her home and hearth back here in Qld?.....
» 29/03/2011 9:58:34 AM Well, I think the people of NSW deserve Pauline, and thank you all for taking her off our .....
» 28/03/2011 8:50:38 PM Welcome to the world of work Beef. There are 6 billion who suffer that, less the handful .....
» 22/03/2011 10:19:26 PM What's this? A banana republic? Is this what rechtub fears? Yes, I did say we need farmer.....
» 22/03/2011 8:34:34 PM A kilo of snags and a 500 grm butchers finger is part of the Oz culture Yabby, where would.....
» 22/03/2011 7:40:26 PM I have tears everywhere WAU. Farmers are on a par with whingeing Poms. Flogging our land.....
» 22/03/2011 1:25:34 PM What about our failed car industry? They get handouts every day of the week. And the racin.....
» 22/03/2011 7:17:38 AM Rehctub Our farmers have always been agrarian socialists, demanding their right to make p.....
» 21/03/2011 9:00:32 PM Do explain what a 'big society' is BV. This vacuous phrase belongs to David Cameron alone.....
» 21/03/2011 2:28:39 PM Rudd was only ever an empty slogan himself. He did more to create havoc within the ALP tha.....
» 21/03/2011 11:13:48 AM Leo 'their unwritten policy of spending taxpayers' money only where it will buy votes for.....
» 21/03/2011 8:45:07 AM The rightwing unions are already planning Keneally's escape route. They want to dump Garr.....
» 21/03/2011 8:41:52 AM Have to agree with Briar Rose here. If all those women in positions of power had turned N.....
» 21/03/2011 8:32:16 AM Ah well, Keneally is a goner, so we all hope, but is that really a dumpling the other side.....
» 5/02/2011 9:26:45 AM Lexi there is a vast gulf between 'some higher power in the universe' and what you offer a.....
» 4/02/2011 8:08:47 PM Lexi, "Few citizens of modern societies would utterly deny the possibility of some hi.....
» 4/02/2011 1:48:51 PM Deep Blue Yes, dear runner, right on time to save us all. He is called 'runner' because .....
» 4/02/2011 12:46:40 PM Deep Blue This is THE answer to the whole question: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9bMi4.....
» 4/02/2011 11:33:34 AM I knew there was a very good reason why I have never picked up a book by Bryce Courtney, n.....
» 4/02/2011 11:25:52 AM Deep Blue... by 'alien' do you mean....(dare I write it?) ... Muslim? Gosh, wouldn't that.....
» 4/02/2011 8:29:48 AM You're in luck Philo, the free market can save us all. No savage attacks, no arbitrary hu.....
» 4/02/2011 8:07:03 AM This might come as a shock to 'Aussies', those flag draped goons who get pissed everywhere.....
» 4/02/2011 7:50:51 AM Has this thread been designed to get up the nose of runner and AGIR? It is obvious why th.....
» 2/02/2011 12:02:23 PM Lexi So, let me get this right, the 'national interest' is 'the mean' is it? What, where.....
» 2/02/2011 11:05:48 AM Bugsy I like AGIR point #8. Or, at least if it meant we could deport screaming fundies t.....
» 2/02/2011 10:43:27 AM Lexi Yes, thanks. But really, fiddling with water courses is not a good solution is it? .....
» 2/02/2011 8:29:10 AM It's a good idea not to build houses in creek beds and flood plains Lexi. Your 'flood fund.....
» 2/02/2011 7:49:02 AM Jail politicians who were corrupt instead of rewarding them all the time, ending all 'tax .....
» 25/01/2011 11:03:14 PM Cornflower Repeating your empty claims is no substitute for answering the questions. No .....
» 25/01/2011 8:25:34 PM Thanks thinker2 The hollowness of the wealthy, politicians, business 'leaders', rich pers.....
» 25/01/2011 2:20:47 PM Cornflower "the Greens are soft on drugs" you say, as if there was a Greens gov.....
» 25/01/2011 9:10:16 AM GYs political leanings emerge as the BER and NBN are touted as the only two considerations.....
» 24/01/2011 11:01:56 PM suzeonline and cornflower I agree with cornflower that we need to pay attention to the my.....
» 23/01/2011 10:21:08 PM Pew Forum has some interesting US information on this issue: http://pewresearch.org/pubs/.....
» 17/01/2011 8:14:11 AM Belly, you are too harsh sometimes. Rawmusturd is the thinking man's bogan. Hell, he's f.....
» 17/01/2011 7:47:50 AM individual You either know nothing about the Fitzgerald Inquiry or you are being delibera.....
» 16/01/2011 4:51:40 PM A thought. Since more guns will be bought in Tucson, to keep everyone safe from there bei.....
» 16/01/2011 4:30:08 PM Suzeonline Can they keep the mullets, Ugg boots, tats and checked shirts though? It woul.....
» 16/01/2011 12:54:39 PM Forrest Gump I was 'on the booths' when Goss won, working for the ALP. This is but a 'on.....
» 16/01/2011 12:22:42 PM Yabby, are you sure you have not come across Rawmusturd in your past? Your gun collection.....
» 14/01/2011 8:50:34 PM Ah, now all is clear Rawmusturd. Your modesty prevented you from saying what you normally.....
» 14/01/2011 5:58:31 PM Well, now you seem to understand there is no prostate in women, yes, we should move on. Y.....
» 14/01/2011 5:50:18 PM Interesting stuff Forrest. Wonder if the fellow who worked as the Goss politico-gopher ha.....
» 14/01/2011 5:33:01 PM Oh dear, "What part about "checks for" her prostate gland don't you underst.....
» 14/01/2011 5:07:03 PM http://thesocietypages.org/graphicsociology/2009/03/11/gun-deaths-measured-daily/ See abo.....
» 14/01/2011 9:44:31 AM More commentary from the USA on the gross denial from the right wing and gun-toters everyw.....
» 14/01/2011 9:15:55 AM ...continued But I CAN understand being very upset if one of my children were to suffer a .....
» 14/01/2011 9:15:27 AM Rawmusturd Err, we are all 'writers' here on OLO, including you. Let's see what you did .....
» 13/01/2011 5:13:21 PM Oh do please tell us all Rawmusturd, of the violent attack on yourself, please do. Natura.....
» 13/01/2011 12:51:46 PM Love it Poirot Funny how it says not many Republicans defend her on this, but here at OLO.....
» 13/01/2011 9:41:15 AM More on the shooting victim Sarah Palin. Yes, this article says that poor Sarah is the re.....
» 13/01/2011 9:27:58 AM Pericles, yes, the example sounds 'extreme' but there are many such people feather-bedded .....
» 13/01/2011 9:02:33 AM individual. You are a 'try hard' with your blind faith in a patently bad period in our pol.....
» 12/01/2011 11:16:52 PM continued/2 That is 'remedial' support. It has been my experience in Qld that PD is barel.....
» 12/01/2011 11:16:01 PM Pericles, a long delay in rsvp-ing. I agree with this below, but might extend it beyond Y.....
» 12/01/2011 10:19:52 PM Individual, I see that SPGR has offered an interpretation of 'stealth invaders', his (or.....
» 12/01/2011 7:44:06 PM individual, there is no 'Arty may have said that', he did. Anyway, you avoid your answer .....
» 12/01/2011 7:38:43 PM Otokonoko, understood. I know you've said you are a teacher, what of I am not aware, but .....
» 12/01/2011 4:38:42 PM Peng, I didn't say that what Banjo said was 'irrelevant' at all. I was adding another dim.....
» 12/01/2011 4:24:21 PM Well, considering the 'allies' felt that Saddam should be stopped from having them, and th.....
» 12/01/2011 3:04:10 PM RawMusturd Your Neanderthal honesty is refreshingly clear. But the nukes you endorse, an.....
» 12/01/2011 1:57:00 PM individual Allow me a quote please, 'I do wish you'd learn some poetry, your ignorance cr.....
» 12/01/2011 1:35:40 PM Banjo, not what you were focussing on, by relevant anyway. Cohen says "that not only.....
» 12/01/2011 1:06:35 PM individual, you raised the issue of good and bad people, remember. Here's a question for .....
» 12/01/2011 11:28:48 AM Shintaro, easy. Only good people buy guns. Couldn't be easier could it? It stands to re.....
» 12/01/2011 11:22:39 AM Oh individual, what a shock! Another one. You help people? Why bother with your name then.....
» 12/01/2011 11:04:22 AM Thanks Poirot, a jolly article indeed. Individual, let's be honest, we do not see eye to .....
» 12/01/2011 10:44:08 AM 1) Judith Sloan is a supporter of endless 'free trade', particularly the sort that support.....
» 12/01/2011 10:03:43 AM Interesting... "I say this because I now have the evidence of people invading this co.....
» 12/01/2011 9:58:36 AM Individual is channelling Sara Palin rather well with the enthusiasm for gun toting citize.....
» 12/01/2011 9:26:44 AM Otokonoko, please, please recant. "are strongly in favour of the old guy. We have th.....
» 11/01/2011 3:04:25 PM True Wobbles, but at least they can bear arms, say what they want and be FREEEEEEE......
» 11/01/2011 2:06:08 PM Sorry Belly, here's what Gerard Henderson thinks though: http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/soc.....
» 11/01/2011 9:47:31 AM Couldn't resist this post, an 'open letter to xtian rightwing drongos, here and the US as .....
» 11/01/2011 9:23:58 AM A Glock eh? Odd to see how unfettered USA investment in Israel has a blowback effect in th.....
» 11/01/2011 9:13:25 AM Poirot There is a conspiracy to take away their 'freedoms' indeed. The freedom to be com.....
» 11/01/2011 8:10:01 AM Poirot No mention that Murdoch is a major player in creating the environment being debate.....
» 11/01/2011 7:25:25 AM Good to see Palin in the cross hairs at last but there's millions more drongos just like h.....
» 11/01/2011 7:18:51 AM Like Peng, I am hoping the series opens up a little. I like Henry Reynolds and his persp.....
» 10/01/2011 4:01:00 PM Here we go, the proof that St. Hardly Normal is a whinger, and does not deserve to get any.....
» 10/01/2011 10:36:58 AM Last week I ventured into that last bastion of grumpy service, Australia Post, and saw an .....
» 10/01/2011 10:08:40 AM Snake, are you suggesting that St. Normal is running his retail empire just to provide che.....
» 10/01/2011 9:57:00 AM Poirot, good ones. I've seen them before, and they made me cry when I thought of how wilfu.....
» 9/01/2011 11:26:50 PM Hardly Normal is a real whinger. His shops are terrible, his web pages non existent. The.....
» 9/01/2011 11:14:52 PM Another one that shows where we are going here in Australia: http://www.truth-out.org/cath.....
» 9/01/2011 9:55:45 PM Sound advice PaulL. No doubt something you discovered on your way to Damascus? I'll reme.....
» 9/01/2011 8:18:09 PM Dear SM The more you try to convince our readers that your MBA is worth something, the sh.....
» 9/01/2011 12:25:21 PM Oh dear SM, you are scraping the barrel now. What does this mean, "A recognised MBA&.....
» 8/01/2011 5:25:38 PM Why do you gather that SM? I am quite happy doing what I do, mostly community based work......
» 7/01/2011 7:46:19 PM SM, am I to understand that you are actually, and unashamedly, engaged in the same blackar.....
» 7/01/2011 6:26:06 PM Err, Barr is yet another Empty Vessel posing as an education expert. He tolerates Scriptu.....
» 7/01/2011 6:22:19 PM Actually SM, I see it a little differently. You see no connection between the ill-conceiv.....
» 7/01/2011 5:20:18 PM runner I'm under 10 feet of Pastor Nahlia's bloody prayer work thanks. This is the handiw.....
» 7/01/2011 1:46:26 PM What's this, no energy for edumacation you lot? How's this for a story: http://www.truth-.....
» 7/01/2011 1:43:12 PM Thanks Lexi.... once a National Party drone always one as far as Big Don goes. Good point.....
» 7/01/2011 1:21:32 PM Here's one for the mix, from an evil socialist rag SM: http://www.truth-out.org/figuring-.....
» 7/01/2011 12:00:24 PM Runner I know who caused these floods. It's not hard to see is it? They are of 'Biblica.....
» 7/01/2011 1:17:24 AM But that is what did happen. And then they paid themselves bonuses and bigger salaries to.....
» 7/01/2011 12:35:44 AM SM, who says I'm not Wayniepoo? I like this economists-get-out-of-jail-free card: ".....
» 7/01/2011 12:30:19 AM we are unique. Good to hear that absolutely no one is ever responsible for anything. I'l.....
» 6/01/2011 2:33:29 PM You are assuming a lot here Shadow Minister. I am sure you subscribe to 'managements righ.....
» 6/01/2011 10:16:20 AM There is a 'flat tax' now. Tax dodges (legal) allow the wealthy/crafty to avoid most of i.....
» 6/01/2011 9:11:02 AM There is a very easy solution to that dilemma SM. If the government stopped telling lies .....
» 5/01/2011 7:44:13 PM Individual, wait till the mining companies start demanding a hand out......
» 5/01/2011 6:27:01 PM Poirot, Collins sounds far too clever to be bothering with the Vatican at all. Does he ev.....
» 5/01/2011 5:06:51 PM Lexi, I don't doubt Durkheim's thoughts at all. But that just shows how totally irrelevan.....
» 5/01/2011 2:59:38 PM Lexi, indeed, I certainly understand what you say Collins says about having the church ada.....
» 5/01/2011 10:50:02 AM "P.S. flood relief is not considered stimulus" tell that to Hardly Normal as his.....
» 5/01/2011 9:44:54 AM Further thoughts on this chump. ""We are subsidising industries we shouldn't be.....
» 5/01/2011 9:39:58 AM Err... "Donald McGauchie"? Isn't he the National Party drone who tried to scare.....
» 5/01/2011 9:35:31 AM Hang on a moment please. Anything coming via the Cameron Tory UK government should be rea.....
» 5/01/2011 8:57:20 AM Opinionated2, checked your urls, a good selection. The claims that auld Nick lurks in eve.....
» 4/01/2011 8:22:16 AM Sonofgloin... "I have not heard the term "lucky country" much in the past 2.....
» 2/01/2011 7:47:39 PM Just found a Facebook page for the High Court challenge fellow. This is serious stuff, ju.....
» 2/01/2011 6:29:02 PM Indeedy Squeers, who does run the nation-state? Well, Pell says he doesn't, when he tells.....
» 2/01/2011 3:12:26 PM In this weekend's Sydney Morning Herald, David Marr had a story worth reading. http://www.....
» 2/01/2011 2:57:46 PM Newspapers recently ran a story on Cardinal Pell,'Pell's blast for defiant politicians'. .....
» 31/12/2010 11:03:58 AM True Pelican, the subsidies to farmers will continue from drought to flood, while their ki.....
» 31/12/2010 7:53:26 AM Before all the xtians on OLO get up in arms, let us not forget that after nine years of dr.....
» 23/12/2010 8:11:40 AM The world history shows us that to become a 'world leader' you have to have some form of m.....
» 22/12/2010 11:13:18 PM Good thinking Deep Blue. Now, whose idea was it to arm Burma, Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan, .....
» 22/12/2010 12:51:07 PM Squeers, you might appreciate this, from the Duke of Wellington whilst at dinner at Walmer.....
» 22/12/2010 11:54:11 AM Quite so Poirot, but 'the church' is not just an 'agent' here but a parallel state in full.....
» 22/12/2010 10:05:19 AM Poirot I think Gillard's machine-gun response to Wikileaks was probably very much like th.....
» 22/12/2010 9:15:56 AM I like the Squeers suggestion. Their planes would be cheaper too, and at least Chinese kn.....
» 22/12/2010 8:07:26 AM Belly, the process of 'government' is actually no different to 'organised crime'. NSW is .....
» 21/12/2010 3:38:12 PM Good news runner! It's on next year when He returns on 21 May 2011. It's official, I pro.....
» 21/12/2010 3:29:25 PM Is that why the US jailed all its Catholic Bishops, priests and bell ringers?.....
» 21/12/2010 12:52:49 PM God-swill Richard, God's will. He moves in mysterious ways, and no one in Australia has t.....
» 21/12/2010 11:16:54 AM Oh mog, to think that the Vicar of God could be so decent: "Prayers were said at Ma.....
» 20/12/2010 8:02:01 PM Hang on! "Some are not historical, some are, and for some we can’t be sure. It is no.....
» 20/12/2010 6:19:25 PM Shadow Minister Yes, I like your definition. "Trolling is printing something defama.....
» 20/12/2010 6:14:02 PM I am intrigued with your response Crabsy. Mere facts mean nothing to you then? So, help .....
» 20/12/2010 5:06:28 PM Good one AJP. It's very hard to know how the Vicar of God could possibly join the dots be.....
» 20/12/2010 3:54:34 PM Clearly Shadow Minister is trolling, and I am shocked to see that Graham has allowed him s.....
» 20/12/2010 12:12:07 PM Rudd is at the centre of much from the Goss years. It was him who assisted Scripture Union.....
» 20/12/2010 11:38:59 AM Well folks, it really is not a first order issue anymore. I have some good news, or shoul.....
» 20/12/2010 8:56:42 AM The book will be easy to understand, with your family background. As you read it, just re.....
» 19/12/2010 6:21:09 PM Comrade, we can see the woods AND the trees, working together. Go easy on the Greens, I t.....
» 19/12/2010 11:42:52 AM Go for it Belly, and good luck. I don't fancy your chances, but that does not mean 'don't.....
» 18/12/2010 1:36:27 PM Belly, you have-it-in-one here, "Unfortunately some of our biggest duds are in our sa.....
» 18/12/2010 1:22:01 PM Ah, the well-known 'O'Hare Effect', eh? My my, stagering proof. But is this an absolute?.....
» 18/12/2010 8:04:35 AM Belly, you know the ALP NSW personalities far better than me, but I'd suggest you might be.....
» 18/12/2010 7:56:30 AM Philo Interesting... "I write for religious journals exposing views of demons as bei.....
» 17/12/2010 8:34:20 PM My dear One-Under-The-Weather. My, you have really excelled yourself in that Last Post cr.....
» 17/12/2010 4:07:28 PM Yabby, funny how these types who decry 'science' line up at their GP and hospital for 'med.....
» 17/12/2010 10:47:21 AM Watcher I was quite struck by Dr. Tamas Pataki and his 'Religion and Violence' chapter. .....
» 17/12/2010 8:19:04 AM Philo "However an authorative figure he totally respects could command the behaviour .....
» 16/12/2010 8:58:12 PM Well, I have a copy here Eccles, and I'm reading it. It's worth reading. I think OUG, ru.....
» 16/12/2010 3:35:50 PM Fine sentiments Belly. I admire your tenacity. Good luck with it......
» 16/12/2010 3:32:46 PM Bronwyn Judy King first came to my attention in the SMH, speaking out against the NSCP sc.....
» 16/12/2010 2:10:36 PM Oh dear, I see OUG has finally cracked and fallen apart. What a shame, such a promising c.....
» 16/12/2010 1:58:38 PM Apologies for writing 'Columbo', not the fault of any teacher, I did mean 'Colombo'. Hasb.....
» 16/12/2010 11:26:57 AM Bronwyn, Here it is: "Most regional uni's simply exist to plunder the pockets of ov.....
» 16/12/2010 11:09:34 AM No Philo, you said "Christians are free from the belief in demons as beings". T.....
» 16/12/2010 9:17:30 AM Belly, the ALP are doomed because of the premiers hairstylist. I know she rides a bike, b.....
» 16/12/2010 9:07:50 AM Philo "Christians are free from the belief in demons as beings", so where does .....
» 16/12/2010 8:59:02 AM Al, this is your god speaking to you. You are wrong about interpreting the Book. I wrote.....
» 16/12/2010 8:52:15 AM Antiseptic, good to get to the bottom of the dual roles. However, you still raise serious.....
» 15/12/2010 11:24:46 PM Eccles, I wrote the book, designed the ship, scouted for the captain and sent the flood. .....
» 15/12/2010 10:44:06 PM But I'm still in change-over mode Yuyutsu, so I do have to dash now and again. Thanks for.....
» 15/12/2010 10:25:31 PM Let me predict a response to your post Epsilon, from one of the chosen people on this thre.....
» 15/12/2010 10:17:22 PM The tipping point? Good question. In all truth, the last Howard election was a 'good' ti.....
» 15/12/2010 7:19:15 PM runner, if you go to the atheist book string I posted a figure about the Catholic women in.....
» 15/12/2010 7:15:03 PM AJP... sorry, I've just discovered that I am God, so I think that puts an end to everyone'.....
» 15/12/2010 5:12:11 PM Oh dear runner, "What I do know is that evil spirits exist", no doubt with the s.....
» 15/12/2010 3:11:38 PM Belly, one thing we do agree on, and always have, is that Gillard is a waste of space. Ev.....
» 15/12/2010 3:02:22 PM Eccles, I fear Yuyutsu will blow a gasket if he reads your link, and Brother Tang too. I .....
» 15/12/2010 2:01:54 PM Try using a spell-checker OUG, that might be your first step in Posting Rehab' and Underst.....
» 15/12/2010 1:50:55 PM Hey! Just come through from GetUp: http://www.getup.org.au/campaign/Wikileaks&id=1504 G.....
» 15/12/2010 1:44:15 PM Yuyutsu In fact, I was simply pointing out to Eccles that your insufferably smug view wil.....
» 15/12/2010 11:20:55 AM Runner So, "the drug companies are cashing in on these people on a much larger scale.....
» 15/12/2010 10:06:47 AM Ludwig, there is more to it than 'overpopulation'. I agree with Chris Bonnor's take here.....
» 15/12/2010 9:10:53 AM Jewely Good link, thanks. I'll sell my Volvo and Saab immediately. Good to see Geoffrey.....
» 15/12/2010 8:26:57 AM Antiseptic You raise a very disturbing and very important issue when you tell us that, in.....
» 14/12/2010 11:57:32 PM Poirot, you are brave indeed to watch such gormless TV (what next, Oprah?). A welcome int.....
» 14/12/2010 11:44:32 PM There is a hint of 'Father knows best' here Yuyutsu: "There are millions in Australi.....
» 14/12/2010 10:32:07 PM Belly, the issue at hand challenges the status quo. It therefore falls into a vague and g.....
» 14/12/2010 10:17:47 PM Indeed Yuyutsu, but whilst ever the bigots and nationalists pose under the cloak of religi.....
» 14/12/2010 10:09:56 PM Suzieonline and Pelican I have an inlaw who was quite bonkers many years ago, in the USA......
» 14/12/2010 6:35:29 PM My Dear OUG "in short...there is a lot of imagry...that sets up feeble minded fools......
» 14/12/2010 6:30:31 PM Poirot, if we were French, we'd have burned the giant flagpole to the ground by now. If w.....
» 14/12/2010 6:24:53 PM The word voluntary has to be put into quotes, like so, "voluntary". There is no.....
» 14/12/2010 6:12:14 PM Wow! Who would ever have thought the ALP had 'other' members of parliament? Doug Cameron,.....
» 14/12/2010 4:56:45 PM Well Poirot, it would be impressive if they were truly journalists, and they really worked.....
» 14/12/2010 4:06:52 PM OUG, what a classic response, a real cartoon Christian one if you don't mind me saying so......
» 14/12/2010 1:42:16 PM Lexi, yes, you are right. Not all regional unis are the same. I wasn't thinking beyond Ql.....
» 14/12/2010 1:06:35 PM Quite so Lexi, just imagine how hard it is to live here, with mediocrity being the highest.....
» 14/12/2010 12:43:17 PM Quite right runner, so how about your lot give up all your hate towards others? By the wa.....
» 14/12/2010 12:08:36 PM I read the Weekend Oz magazine story with some shock, do please have a read through this: .....
» 14/12/2010 11:50:05 AM 'Truth'Now.. no 'plans' for destroying your religion. Xtians have had many attempts to ki.....
» 14/12/2010 10:28:49 AM Not all is lost! Sadly, a retiring school principal. If only there was one like this som.....
» 14/12/2010 9:15:55 AM Hoho, runner is scared, "How do you suggest a heart becomes pure without Christ? I re.....
» 14/12/2010 8:49:22 AM I have a copy Eccles, and yes, it is an interesting book. The title tells readers what th.....
» 14/12/2010 8:06:28 AM Ah, Antiseptic, didn't realise you were a banana bender. Your school experience is not th.....
» 14/12/2010 7:50:04 AM Ah, Graeme's clever marketing ploy, eh? What a hoot! OLO places an ad' that no one on th.....
» 13/12/2010 12:21:17 PM Just talking about 'the third way' shows the right leaning bent of this author. No bigger.....
» 13/12/2010 12:05:22 PM Gillard has been allowed to get away with murder, both during her time as DEEWR minister, .....
» 12/12/2010 7:09:48 PM Religions not only do not have a monopoly, they don't even have a solid basis for anything.....
» 12/12/2010 9:20:24 AM Oh my! What does he mean? "Wouldn't that be an interesting Wikileak, into the grove.....
» 12/12/2010 9:17:31 AM OK, so when will the Australian public ever take matters into their own hands and sack the.....
» 11/12/2010 5:49:28 PM There you go runner, judging Belly again. So un-xtian of you, old chap. We all know you .....
» 10/12/2010 6:51:07 PM Nairbe Each to their own. "The author is well known for his satirical commentary.&q.....
» 10/12/2010 9:09:54 AM Easy to see why New Matilda is broke with 'journalism' like this on offer!.....
» 10/12/2010 9:07:23 AM Ho ho ho Belly, you are a wit and a joker! "Those who are in any way concerned at gr.....
» 10/12/2010 8:45:45 AM I'm not sure that 'basic peace' is at the centre of any diplomatic efforts. The main purp.....
» 9/12/2010 11:06:10 PM Why not Poirot? She's trashed left wing politics, the integrity of the office of PM, the.....
» 9/12/2010 8:54:48 PM Yes Nairbe. I was amused to read Ken Henry whingeing about having to do a modicum of work.....
» 9/12/2010 6:18:35 PM The Oz has a story on Senator Judas Arbib. The comments are worth reading. A mixture, for.....
» 9/12/2010 4:28:50 PM Ah Belly, you support this man then? This is almost like the Fraser Whitlam event. Sacke.....
» 9/12/2010 3:51:00 PM Here's the GO, a GetUp ad in the USA for those here who support the Wiki fellow's right no.....
» 9/12/2010 3:24:08 PM Talisman, it's not hard to get a bite from Al and Runner. They are programmed as cartoon-.....
» 9/12/2010 8:10:05 AM Oh Talisman, just wait until Al Gore Is Rich gets his quill out and starts posting his god.....
» 9/12/2010 7:39:30 AM Ah Poirot, you are assuming that DFAT, and the brave Kevin (let's attack China) Rudd, woul.....
» 9/12/2010 7:31:13 AM I say, don't you think you're being a bit harsh on Runner? The evidence is there. Just re.....
» 8/12/2010 10:02:39 AM Cardinal Pell? Surely no one outside the the staff of The Australian would even waste fiv.....
» 6/12/2010 1:36:29 PM Phil. An interesting piece infused with despair. Quite right to feel that too. Others ca.....
» 5/12/2010 8:27:24 AM Well, if it was Franks passion, Frank could easily have paid for it, not us, who would get.....
» 3/12/2010 8:54:42 PM Spain and Portugal and the beggars of Europe and cannot pay for anything their own citizen.....
» 3/12/2010 6:15:20 PM One Under God is fine with the $30billion wasted on religions in Australia. Your scribbli.....
» 3/12/2010 5:11:57 PM Loudmouth, yes, Donald is dead, but some might say that so is Australia when it comes to q.....
» 3/12/2010 1:34:56 PM Quite so King Hazza I hear Donald Horne is re releasing his 'Lucky Country' book and has .....
» 3/12/2010 12:38:47 PM Rainier Just read your post. Now, forgive me, are you talking about Oz or Qatar here: &.....
» 3/12/2010 12:36:42 PM Quite right King Hazza. Was Qatar part of the Empire ever? Perhaps they could take the C.....
» 3/12/2010 9:12:03 AM Well, I think the presentation was terrific, and with such a good result I hope Anna Bligh.....
» 2/12/2010 5:17:26 PM No apologies needed Belly, and none expected either. I imagine your decision to leave so .....
» 2/12/2010 9:48:47 AM Good to see you back Belly. Yes, the ALP leadership works in mysterious ways, in all stat.....
» 1/12/2010 11:09:09 PM I'll drink to that nairbe......
» 1/12/2010 7:12:52 PM Come come Belly, that's a bit of an over reaction isn't it? Bernie is not a well kept sec.....
» 1/12/2010 3:21:17 PM Belly Translating your writing is not an easy task. Are we to understand that you have r.....
» 1/12/2010 9:19:06 AM Belly, do read nairbe's posts. The sentiments therein are not so removed from what I am sa.....
» 30/11/2010 8:41:04 PM Belly...precisely who, in either major party, leaving out the Nationals who have no idea w.....
» 30/11/2010 2:09:24 PM Insult you? No, not at all intended, I just respond directly to you because I see you as a.....
» 30/11/2010 10:20:54 AM Aha Pericles, so you too dye your ear 'ole 'air, eh wot? I think that is where AGIR goes .....
» 30/11/2010 9:03:43 AM Belly, your monocular approach to politics prevents you from being able to see clearly. N.....
» 24/11/2010 9:11:42 AM Dear Muggins There is a world of difference between 'ethnics' and 'ethics', even amongst .....
» 23/11/2010 9:24:56 PM Indeedy Foyle.... and now the miserable Pell and Jensen have conspired with the Liberal-Na.....
» 23/11/2010 7:13:53 PM This is the fellow to listen to: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/lifematters/stories/2009/25985.....
» 23/11/2010 12:37:37 PM Foyle, you are very patient with some of the commentators here who suffer from synaptic ga.....
» 22/11/2010 1:23:28 PM Yuyutsu, What garbage! So, I take my children's 'vouchers' and can send my children to an.....
» 22/11/2010 12:49:27 PM AGIR... "TEACHER "Listen kid.. you are an idiot..goto the principle! ! ! "......
» 22/11/2010 12:45:44 PM Thank you GlenC for clarifying the status of the author. In my post I did mention the tot.....
» 22/11/2010 12:21:45 PM SRE, and the title changes from state to state and territories, is a hangover from the 187.....
» 16/11/2010 5:46:29 PM Good idea, some edumacation would soon see the end of the National Party and the Liberals .....
» 16/11/2010 8:05:18 AM Chris, the answer is 'yes', abandon all three of the dead parrots, and go for Green candid.....
» 16/11/2010 7:42:18 AM Well I thought the Bitar whingeing was glorious, and a prime example of a brain dead polit.....
» 11/11/2010 8:56:14 AM Belly, if you refer to that crew known as Can't F k Much Else Up, then it has nothing to d.....
» 10/11/2010 11:39:06 PM Indeed, Howes is too. But he is from Australia's Worst Union, (Belly's tribe) and politic.....
» 9/11/2010 6:29:06 PM Runner... you seem to think that I am enslaved by porn, which is an odd claim given that y.....
» 9/11/2010 3:42:01 PM Poor runner, davidf describes you to a 't'. And millions like you too. It's odd that a g.....
» 9/11/2010 8:44:23 AM Oh dear, the stench of noblesse oblige wafts through the air, as always when the undeservi.....
» 9/11/2010 12:05:32 AM Pelican... oh yes, I recall the joy that ushered Thatcher in to Number 10, a fresh approac.....
» 8/11/2010 9:04:37 AM Indeed DiverDan there are. These days they are to be found in the Pentacostals and evange.....
» 8/11/2010 8:58:54 AM Err... I can see absolutely no change for the better at all. Gillard is as big a dunce as.....
» 1/11/2010 9:58:48 PM Graham... we've been spammed! Save us!.....
» 30/10/2010 6:12:18 PM Belly, Rudd has always been in-love with himself. You should have seen the damage he caus.....
» 29/10/2010 10:51:16 PM Dear gods, we-are-unique, your use of sarcasm is devastating. I give up, it's a-fair-cop-.....
» 29/10/2010 4:08:41 PM Poor Hasbeen, doomed to watch such vapid shows as Sunrise, ACA, and whatever other commerc.....
» 29/10/2010 10:14:14 AM Oh Hasbeen (is that your avatar, John Howard?) Your unquestioning gullibility peaks throu.....
» 29/10/2010 10:03:37 AM Thanks Poirot. I too rather like Pericles post. And like you, I feel like spewing all ove.....
» 29/10/2010 8:33:59 AM Well, the real pity in having to suffer Howard, and Costello, for so long was that the ALP.....
» 26/10/2010 11:43:55 PM Kristina...hey, she's nobody's guuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuurrrrl......
» 22/10/2010 6:58:03 PM I have to agree with Yabby on the Costello skills in 'this place'. I thought he was very .....
» 22/10/2010 3:47:31 PM Belly, but how does one define 'grassroots' anymore? If I can take a liberty with you, yo.....
» 22/10/2010 3:28:48 PM Aha Paul 1405, that I can fully understand. No doubt there is also a ghost ALP branch that.....
» 22/10/2010 1:00:22 PM Who owns the local asphalting company? Not someone associated with the same church by any .....
» 22/10/2010 12:49:44 PM Graham Maybe, not being a Liberal myself, I saw the ousting of Turnbull, who seems to be .....
» 22/10/2010 9:58:32 AM Pericles, I hope it does not, but I was trying to highlight the falsity of the idea of 'gr.....
» 22/10/2010 8:17:35 AM Very amusing Graham 'the Liberal grassroots'. Pardon me, who is that? Like the ALP 'grass.....
» 22/10/2010 7:52:01 AM Oh dear, how sad and empty as an attempt to abuse Gillard, "SHADOW.... Julia Gillard .....
» 22/10/2010 7:36:24 AM "In fact no one else comes close to this class of dole bludgers. They have literally .....
» 19/10/2010 10:06:10 AM Pericles... whatever you do, don't mention 'the war'. I must say that I was wondering how.....
» 18/10/2010 8:44:29 PM I understand entirely, individual. A few years ago I used to drink in a Perth pub that ke.....
» 18/10/2010 7:26:22 PM Well Otokonoko, Australians do rather cling to some long distant past don't they? I've ne.....
» 18/10/2010 7:01:08 PM Well Paul 1405... there were a few doubters there. There may still be room for you?.....
» 18/10/2010 6:59:36 PM WA and Qld and Siamese twins. Each tries to outdo the other for crass stupidity. They are.....
» 18/10/2010 4:52:23 PM I blame it on Len Beadell and his Gunbarrel Highway, individual. All those public servant.....
» 18/10/2010 3:36:45 PM Quite right runner, "evil is called good and good evil". It's time for the evil.....
» 18/10/2010 1:53:40 PM Isn't the Melbourne Club a sanctuary for gay men too? Or is it just 'men'? Anyway, it's n.....
» 18/10/2010 1:48:28 PM Come, come... "I am surprised that not one Australian has heard of Mary MacKillop&quo.....
» 18/10/2010 1:46:27 PM "we travelled 7200 km from Holland to Spain" Jeez... that makes Europe bigger t.....
» 15/10/2010 10:05:14 AM Good point Ozandy, considering they are all just about to cave in to the moronic farmers w.....
» 15/10/2010 9:50:47 AM Oh Belly.. I know you belong to Australia's Worst Union, but I do agree that the 'run thro.....
» 15/10/2010 9:38:44 AM I think, KIng Hazza, that we need to go to base camp here, and alter the Constitution to s.....
» 14/10/2010 8:20:39 PM Yes, well there is a need to rid ourselves of our religious leader, Betty Windsor, and to .....
» 14/10/2010 12:32:21 PM We do agree on donations. That NSW ex left wing power broker that Adams interviewed also .....
» 14/10/2010 12:08:25 PM Ah Ludwig, you miss the point. Nuttall's mistake was getting caught, and exposing the tru.....
» 12/10/2010 11:27:18 AM runner... "Many believers in Christ suffer severely around the globe for their faith......
» 12/10/2010 10:17:28 AM runner... you are so programmed. Nuttall is not 'suffering for his faith' at all. He is .....
» 12/10/2010 10:00:01 AM AGIR... your response to david f makes no sense at all. Who is getting an 'advantage'? T.....
» 12/10/2010 9:54:27 AM Peter Hume, quite so. I recalled the stories of WW2 that were part of my youth, all those.....
» 6/10/2010 9:00:56 AM Having tasered a man 98 times, in 2009, or some outrageous number, and been caught out by .....
» 6/10/2010 8:50:07 AM In response to RaeBee. You highlight a good issue, but have not understood 'the rules'. .....
» 30/09/2010 10:10:48 PM No seashore building? Blimey! That cuts out all but regional Oz. What would the 'develo.....
» 30/09/2010 8:58:47 AM Anna Bligh still cannot say 'asked'. She still says 'arkst'.... you'd think she'd try to .....
» 28/09/2010 8:07:57 AM "Now I'm pretty much a goalkeeper"... funny, I'm sure that should be start with .....
» 27/09/2010 11:45:28 PM Quite so Pelican.... as for Kruschev.... being 'to the left' of him is like being 'to the .....
» 27/09/2010 6:16:34 PM I am sure Kerry could see through the wafer thin political veneer of Gillard. She may be .....
» 27/09/2010 11:41:19 AM Well, I think it's good that Kerry will be taking over Gardening Australia for the next 15.....
» 31/08/2010 8:36:32 PM Ah Belly, you are keen to attach me to a particular union, but I am none the wiser as to w.....
» 31/08/2010 12:17:12 PM Poirot... the die is cast. His Excellency, the deposed King of Bennelong (hohoho), and th.....
» 31/08/2010 11:19:51 AM Quite so Paul1405. I agree. Yes, Meg Lees was the person I had erased from my mind, thank.....
» 31/08/2010 8:15:31 AM Grateful... you wrote what you say Shadow Minister said, didn't you? It's in your first p.....
» 31/08/2010 8:10:00 AM Belly The Democrats were started by ex Liberals, and only ever wanted to be like Menzies .....
» 30/08/2010 8:41:26 PM Rehctub..I have no axe to 'grind' on this issue at all. I see no point in talking about b.....
» 30/08/2010 1:26:44 PM Those in the know, and who wear 'em, have trouble saying 'Akubra'. It's just too foreign .....
» 30/08/2010 11:00:03 AM Foxy... Katter is Katter. What you see, is what you get.... the little ticket he normally .....
» 30/08/2010 10:33:23 AM Oh JR... how could I have overlooked that master stroke of ALP tomfoolery, the Final Solut.....
» 30/08/2010 9:59:11 AM Perhaps it would be enough not to create massive opportunities, with pubs and clubs turned.....
» 30/08/2010 9:43:32 AM Well I am really pleased top see the rise of Green Senators, and the new chum in Tanner's .....
» 27/08/2010 2:20:29 PM Easy answer JonJ. The big talkfests are scams for unemployable people. What grandplan has.....
» 25/08/2010 8:56:49 PM Oh Belly, you surely didn't disagree with anything before I mentioned Shortens name? The .....
» 25/08/2010 8:59:32 AM Belly... I'm still here mate. I do hope that the entire ALP machine and parliamentary plo.....
» 24/08/2010 7:06:01 PM I'll stand corrected......
» 24/08/2010 6:36:11 PM Yabby... this was just the other week, as some politician was boasting of our massive expo.....
» 24/08/2010 3:37:21 PM Yabby...I could well be wrong here, but I recall hearing a price of 3c a litre for the gas.....
» 24/08/2010 10:10:34 AM Oh McReal, are you suggesting that Keneally is a stooge for her hubby, to say nothing of t.....
» 23/08/2010 6:42:34 PM Shame Garrett got back really, a total dud. Keneally deserves to be dumped out of the hou.....
» 23/08/2010 3:40:07 PM Paul1405...well, I was out with a mixed group of cyclists, all with differing political vi.....
» 23/08/2010 2:17:45 PM Cardinal Pell would be happier amongst all those dodgy characters in the Vatican, where he.....
» 23/08/2010 9:51:24 AM Now, I don't mind blaming Howard for anything he was responsible for, but do lets dig deep.....
» 20/08/2010 12:59:49 PM CJ 'Sinner' Morgan... welcome back, you've missed the discussion about the need for a mode.....
» 19/08/2010 9:38:38 PM Foxy... the Greens may get 'the balance of power', not 'the power'. Given the similarity .....
» 19/08/2010 3:49:16 PM Poirot and Foxy... 'snap' on the safe Liberal seat. Hopeless eh? But just as galling in .....
» 19/08/2010 1:38:13 PM "contributes to the value of our client’s products and image and adds beauty".. .....
» 19/08/2010 11:39:58 AM Not sure why there is so much angst about Abbott and none at all about Gillard. It seems .....
» 19/08/2010 11:26:49 AM Now look here... throwing food around is a silly thing to do to politicians.... when the m.....
» 19/08/2010 10:14:09 AM McReal.... "Trav, Churches primarily exist as social businesses where the head-honcho.....
» 19/08/2010 8:57:37 AM The federal government has no responsibility for education. Read the constitution. It is n.....
» 17/08/2010 9:58:26 PM Oh Cornflower, you delicate petal, you... now, if there existed such a school as you descr.....
» 17/08/2010 6:41:25 PM Quite so Poirot... gormless nitwits, sheep, mindless nongs, easily led, cannon fodder......
» 17/08/2010 5:15:12 PM [Deleted for flaming]......
» 17/08/2010 4:16:09 PM King Hazza Frank Brennan is a fixture and fitting within the Vatican, and as such is requ.....
» 17/08/2010 4:06:05 PM Paul1405... "So if you vote on Saturday do you get stoned on Sunday?" Err, prob.....
» 17/08/2010 3:41:16 PM Bravo Jane Caro for your tilt at those who pretend private schools are somehow the saving .....
» 16/08/2010 12:19:31 PM Aha, Runner, never has a truer word been spoke.... "No amount of funding will ever h.....
» 16/08/2010 12:13:03 PM Runner.. you are joking? "No wonder the liberal church has to rely on Government gra.....
» 16/08/2010 12:08:54 PM Readers should also visit the Phil Cullen OLO story on this shameful USA silliness. NAPLA.....
» 16/08/2010 11:59:44 AM Yet another bleat about 'the Xtian vote'... too much! Stop being so incestuous and start .....
» 16/08/2010 11:50:30 AM GIVE ME A BREAK! I am fed up with all this rubbish about 'the Christian voter', from Wall.....
» 16/08/2010 11:35:13 AM Oh dear, elections always bring a tide-ring of scum around the political debates. Gary Jo.....
» 16/08/2010 11:25:27 AM TBCs part 2.... That Oirish author, the fellow who wrote 'Angela's Ashes', also wrote 'Te.....
» 16/08/2010 11:17:24 AM A shame the comments focus on the voting and not the content of Cullens article. I agree .....
» 16/08/2010 10:51:26 AM Shadow Minister in first with an empty comment along Party lines. As far as I can recall,.....
» 16/08/2010 10:32:12 AM All we need now is a column by that lovely Tim Costello to tell us all that 'the Christian.....
» 13/08/2010 9:13:04 PM Runner.. I am already a community chaplain, and am in communication with The Nothing, who .....
» 13/08/2010 11:13:39 AM part... 2 As our world as we like to live it today, disintegrates in a far more explosive.....
» 13/08/2010 11:00:34 AM Yes, the USA eh? I've never been there, and on the one hand it looks exciting, and on the.....
» 11/08/2010 11:30:39 AM Hasbeen... "I am horrified that many people on here have stated they will still vote .....
» 11/08/2010 10:22:45 AM Thanks for that Houellebecq. I have been looking for a new career, and now I am a fully q.....
» 11/08/2010 9:00:20 AM Well, Foxy is right...and since he sent these words which are considered to be 'offensive'.....
» 10/08/2010 1:03:17 PM Yes, yes Ludwig, I know all that. But I have to vote Green to displace Jan McLucas and wh.....
» 10/08/2010 10:41:22 AM Stern... '"Liberal "Leadership" versus Labor "Rule"'... or is it .....
» 10/08/2010 10:19:06 AM Well I thought it was great! Latham was always a boofhead, taken in by the Clinton-Blair .....
» 10/08/2010 9:23:31 AM Thank you SM... we agree. So far, the ATO has supplied, or has been promised to supply, s.....
» 9/08/2010 8:55:07 PM Aha.. well there is a reform though from GY. Closing debate down after a 'certain point'......
» 9/08/2010 7:00:20 PM Stiff words for a stiff mkk... on yers......
» 9/08/2010 2:54:16 PM urr... ALP Left? What's that? You mean the pro-development Tanner, the pro-NSCP Senator J.....
» 9/08/2010 2:42:02 PM I object to Gumps proposal... please add 341 words......
» 9/08/2010 2:39:57 PM Amicus... I find GetUp both particularly shrill at times, and very quiet throughout the Ru.....
» 9/08/2010 12:53:50 PM What is so wrong with allowing a seven day period? Why is this man so upset? Is he sugges.....
» 7/08/2010 5:55:08 PM oh really Stern, if that is your best shot there is nothing to fear at all is there? I am.....
» 7/08/2010 1:45:20 PM "'sadly' - only for those who are too dumb to acknowledge their own inadequacies and .....
» 6/08/2010 11:51:33 AM I was overjoyed at the dumping of Rudd, yet feared the alternative would be as big a dud i.....
» 6/08/2010 11:23:51 AM Ludwig... now I know you are officially a 'troublemaker' I'll read your posts more careful.....
» 5/08/2010 11:56:25 AM Runner..did you tug your forelock, bow, scrape, geneflect, light a candle, sprinkle water .....
» 5/08/2010 9:39:07 AM Quite so, lets get Runner, Stern and Al Gore on to that panel to fix things up quick-smart.....
» 2/08/2010 6:17:24 PM It's simple. Rudd did a deal with the ACL, thinking they'd deliver him votes from far rig.....
» 1/08/2010 9:15:02 PM Belly... I think he's gawn, fled the scene, scarpered, flown the coup, vanished, disappear.....
» 1/08/2010 9:08:18 PM Belly, let's hope there is no end to the unions, since there will be no end to bosses, or .....
» 31/07/2010 8:34:59 PM Opinionated2.. if, like me, you believe that men created gods, then the answer is provided.....
» 31/07/2010 6:45:12 PM Squeers... I think that falls under, as do so many things, the overarching rubric 'God mov.....
» 31/07/2010 9:24:22 AM Here we go, more Vatican scandal: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/24/catholic-ch.....
» 29/07/2010 9:52:50 PM Philo... we done yers wrong..."There are a lot of things I disagree with in many chur.....
» 29/07/2010 10:58:24 AM Philo... where's that? Hillsong? You are kidding yourself when you talk about 'equality' .....
» 29/07/2010 10:23:03 AM Foxy, given the current range of no hopers on display, we can but hope Gillard gets in, an.....
» 28/07/2010 9:44:20 AM Is that Greg Hunt Belly?.....
» 27/07/2010 9:45:19 PM Best to write something on the paper, for the benefit of the scrutineers if nothing else.......
» 27/07/2010 5:18:00 PM I think we'd have to both read the book, and then more, to find out if it really is a nast.....
» 27/07/2010 4:32:29 PM I have no idea what he said, I couldn't be bothered to read his book when it came out, but.....
» 27/07/2010 4:24:40 PM mjpb... I confess to knowing nothing of witches, so have resorted to wikipedia for a look .....
» 27/07/2010 3:26:42 PM Poirot Interesting. I've never read anything beyond newspaper articles about Mother T. W.....
» 27/07/2010 3:16:42 PM Runner.. there are people who can help you return to rational though processes. Don't be .....
» 27/07/2010 2:43:13 PM Ludwig... I am not going to try to disagree with you at all. I think it's encouraging tha.....
» 27/07/2010 2:34:06 PM Oh Runner! I am sorry to say this but you are a goose Runner, you really are. Your relig.....
» 27/07/2010 11:52:17 AM Blimey mjpb... I had no idea the Pope supported witch burning! Still? I knew the Vatican .....
» 27/07/2010 11:38:20 AM Thinker 2 You are certainly not alone. Just observe how much impact that pathetic 'debate.....
» 27/07/2010 11:14:48 AM Philo... you are speaking in tongues with that last post. Not being a woman makes it hard.....
» 27/07/2010 10:56:36 AM Philo... "So in a secular state it is OK for the Government to give every child Mao's.....
» 27/07/2010 8:19:37 AM we are unique.... here, read this rubbish below. This is from the Australian Prayer Netwo.....
» 27/07/2010 8:07:25 AM we are unique... the 'dummies' reference you do not like is a book, called 'Catholicism fo.....
» 26/07/2010 11:43:06 PM Otokonoko... there was a major tax case recently (last year?) where an undertakers busines.....
» 26/07/2010 9:45:09 PM Philo...yes, yes, yes... an admirable side issue to be engaged in and I am in agreement th.....
» 26/07/2010 9:09:35 PM sonofgloin... maybe it really does not matter? You will never know for certain what was t.....
» 26/07/2010 8:57:04 PM Foxy... my response is that a modern nation needs taxation to supply what is expected of i.....
» 26/07/2010 6:15:20 PM nairbe... excuse me if I think that $31b is already a sizeable impost on the ATOs sharehol.....
» 26/07/2010 4:21:31 PM nairbe... I think Severin's post has answered your general questions about 'how to do it'......
» 26/07/2010 4:10:36 PM Philo I'll take that as an apology then. Perhaps you could take the time to read the arti.....
» 26/07/2010 3:59:16 PM Severin... 'God moves in mysterious ways', or, as He may say it.... in that jarringly inan.....
» 26/07/2010 1:02:49 PM Philo...please... did I write the story? Did I write the dodgy tax rules that give relig.....
» 26/07/2010 11:44:58 AM Dan Try this for a rational critique: http://www.psychology.org.au/Assets/Files/APS-Submi.....
» 26/07/2010 10:45:53 AM Dan, The Treaty of Westphalia set up the secular state, 1648, and all flows from that trea.....
» 26/07/2010 10:36:01 AM Philo... "Our Armed services are currently serving in Afganistan because women are un.....
» 26/07/2010 9:28:08 AM The debate would never take place because the Pope would not recognise Jesus, just as Pell.....
» 26/07/2010 9:13:47 AM How's this for a worry, $31 billion that could be assisting Medicare, university funding, .....
» 26/07/2010 8:54:40 AM Yes Rusty. Why do any cling to the lies, obfuscation and trickery, not just fundies? Her.....
» 25/07/2010 9:45:24 PM Rusty... doesn't your doctor use leaches? My, I am sure they are mentioned in Luke, or wa.....
» 24/07/2010 10:26:51 PM Brough? Maybe electors in that Godforsaken electorate of poverty and unemployment and dom.....
» 24/07/2010 10:16:05 PM from above... So you need to put Collins down, and take up your Pell & Pope, and return to.....
» 24/07/2010 10:15:39 PM Foxy... I see why you adhere to Collins. He sounds like a reasonable person. But he too .....
» 24/07/2010 4:16:10 PM An interesting dilemma for women in the Vatican team, eh Foxy? As too for gay/lesbian peo.....
» 24/07/2010 2:46:53 PM "I asked a handful of people what gender the holy ghost is, all replied male"........
» 24/07/2010 9:08:31 AM Sorry to disagree here "pick the best person for the job with only a weather eye for .....
» 23/07/2010 6:40:50 PM AJP... "the only rewards I can think of are the mental and emotional comfort and secu.....
» 23/07/2010 5:08:15 PM AJP... I am seriously amazed, impressed and thankful. Now I'll be able to see what rot I'.....
» 23/07/2010 3:23:11 PM I am in danger of another 'posting' jibe here, apologies to mjpb-no rush intended, but I a.....
» 23/07/2010 2:07:35 PM mjpb... you assume there that believing in the crucifixion story, and all that goes with i.....
» 23/07/2010 12:14:05 PM Dan I post because I am.... and was at the computer doing a range of tasks, is all. &quo.....
» 23/07/2010 11:51:30 AM Pericles... your query to AGIR about 'leaving out' the 2000 year old dogma.... clearly, I .....
» 23/07/2010 8:48:01 AM Oh Pericles, you really are a doubter! Since Jesus was nailed up, there has been 2000 yea.....
» 22/07/2010 7:48:36 PM Good solid thinking Rusty. I doubt Dan will understand/agree. Dan... I am all ears/eyes:.....
» 22/07/2010 7:42:46 PM Oh my, thank you Foxy... did I read this wrong? "I live in a safe Liberal seat with .....
» 22/07/2010 3:50:57 PM I kid you not... "Both the Catholic and Orthodox Churches believe that the revealed.....
» 22/07/2010 3:22:40 PM Simple Foxy. Howard increased the electorate printing allowances to some astronomical fig.....
» 22/07/2010 2:11:48 PM mjpb... You'll just have to read some cycling history, there is no space here to explain .....
» 22/07/2010 12:23:44 PM mpjb... the thread is not just about the Pope and his infallibility...observe the anguish .....
» 22/07/2010 11:27:56 AM I'd hazard a guess and say Peter driving, the Tory sitting in the rear seat and whingeing .....
» 22/07/2010 11:09:12 AM Ah Ludwig... the purists dilemma. I live in a Liberal safe seat, so my vote counts for ab.....
» 22/07/2010 10:44:12 AM one drives, one passengers, both talk, hey presto!.....
» 22/07/2010 10:38:38 AM from above... It is instructive to read accounts of travelling cyclists, as they wend the.....
» 22/07/2010 10:38:00 AM Pynchme... read your link, thanks for that. It seems to confirm at least some of what this.....
» 21/07/2010 9:03:48 PM Foxy.. no, I am not 'stirring' as you suggest. You offered your view, I see another possi.....
» 21/07/2010 5:21:50 PM Part Two of my pjmb post...undone by the post limits. Pelican surely speaks 'the truth' a.....
» 21/07/2010 3:56:30 PM mjpb... I delved into your great works as suggested. Thank you. For those readers who did.....
» 21/07/2010 3:16:20 PM "I don’t think secular means separating all families of faith and those of non faith,.....
» 21/07/2010 11:15:47 AM Severin... yes, I am concerned about Gillard's 'true nature', but yes again, it is amazing.....
» 21/07/2010 10:37:54 AM Runner... good to see you back. Of course, if you are not a Catholic it would be hard to p.....
» 21/07/2010 10:18:47 AM R0bert said "Whilst it's glaringly obvious from outside just how much christian's pic.....
» 20/07/2010 8:40:28 PM Foxy... I was aware of much of the detail you posted, but not its source. A colleague I kn.....
» 20/07/2010 8:06:11 PM Yes, I tink Squeers was trying to make that point, in a previous posting thread, that our .....
» 20/07/2010 7:04:42 PM It is certainly true nairbe, that 'in my fathers house there are many rooms', some more de.....
» 20/07/2010 6:23:00 PM Well Squeers, it's true that in our ABS Census it appears that women fall for religion at .....
» 20/07/2010 4:51:36 PM Ah Runner, just the chap (for I am sure no Christian women would be allowed to post up her.....
» 20/07/2010 11:44:53 AM Well, women are copping it from all sides within the major Christian churches of the West......
» 20/07/2010 9:37:44 AM AGIR... "Tony is being too nice to be PM at the moment. He seems like a sock puppet m.....
» 20/07/2010 8:47:47 AM Dan... try this section: "Beyond party politics, so necessary for the democratic run.....
» 19/07/2010 8:37:19 PM Try reading this: http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2010/07/19/2958156.htm The fun.....
» 19/07/2010 1:44:53 PM Oh dear, the blasted 'republic' debate again. But what form should it take for its titula.....
» 17/07/2010 6:29:53 PM Severin and Pelican Do consider an early vote on the Senate ballot paper for the Sex Part.....
» 16/07/2010 6:52:21 PM Philo, would you prefer to have the ALP/Coalition who are cosy with the economy and leave .....
» 16/07/2010 1:53:16 PM Aha, the one true miracle in life is surely Google? How's this? http://www.imdb.com/titl.....
» 16/07/2010 1:41:15 PM I am googling him now CJM. How's this? Taken from here: http://blogs.crikey.com.au/elect.....
» 16/07/2010 1:06:22 PM Just checked their web site. Sounds like a private company, just like One Notion. No exp.....
» 16/07/2010 12:42:21 PM Is this the same Mr. Pyke that was once in the Greens, and caused havoc there? And did th.....
» 16/07/2010 9:53:53 AM Severin... I suppose in the US there is always that lingering concern that every driver ha.....
» 16/07/2010 8:31:31 AM Ludwig... quite so. As an old truckie, who spent many hours in-the-saddle, in order to ke.....
» 15/07/2010 5:16:49 PM I think I'll have to join the others and ask PH, and Stern, to outline their basic argumen.....
» 15/07/2010 2:31:17 PM CJM... for those city trips you need a Humber Hawk, and I happen to know someone with one .....
» 15/07/2010 11:21:03 AM Well, Rachel Nolan (Qld Tpt Minister) is a serial speedster, as is the deputy Lucas, and a.....
» 15/07/2010 11:06:14 AM Amazing... just found a YouTube clip of the speed attempt in 1953: http://www.youtube.com/.....
» 15/07/2010 10:39:00 AM Severin.... "because it was not held in check by all the pollution gear on the exhaus.....
» 15/07/2010 9:05:43 AM Oh, how silly of me... "the states own mineral wealth. Check your constitution"......
» 14/07/2010 10:02:49 PM Come, come Yabby...."None of this however changes the basic fact that today, Australi.....
» 14/07/2010 7:48:55 PM As an old shop steward.... I am sure I speak for all of us here (just ask Belly). Well, I'.....
» 14/07/2010 7:37:33 PM Oh, it's all coming out now... motor bikes, sports cars... what next? Hasbeen, what model.....
» 14/07/2010 6:45:05 PM Good on you Audrey... as my supervisor always said when something didn't quite work quite .....
» 14/07/2010 1:46:11 PM Hasbeen.. I know that section of road you write about. I did build a house myself, with m.....
» 14/07/2010 11:45:18 AM "Workers are free to choose their fund"... sort of. But only within the compul.....
» 14/07/2010 10:55:25 AM Stern... how quaint: "And, just as boys can play for hours with train sets, we will .....
» 14/07/2010 10:36:50 AM "with policies intended to reduce private ownership of the means of production"......
» 14/07/2010 10:06:29 AM Hasbeen... I'd love to know how you carted a stallion around on your yacht for 19 years! A.....
» 14/07/2010 9:45:50 AM examinator... maybe... but how many Y12s do you see doing this? And how much training is.....
» 14/07/2010 8:36:36 AM Yabby... super is not on the horizon for most workers, it is simply stolen from their wage.....
» 13/07/2010 10:09:14 PM "Squeers, you might like to elaborate on what Marx would say, when he realised that A.....
» 13/07/2010 8:12:20 PM Yoicks tallyho Squeers... a spiffing idea, wot? I'm not sure though, that the Blue Team c.....
» 13/07/2010 6:31:34 PM Peter Hume... the Capitalism you long for does not exist, has never existed, and will neve.....
» 13/07/2010 12:46:14 PM Peter Hume... do write an article on the topic, so all your posts flow into one seamless n.....
» 12/07/2010 8:32:05 PM Yabby... you lot are all over the place. Who was telling us that it was so cheap to ship .....
» 12/07/2010 8:22:13 PM a Chinese follow-on story.... The ever so happy workers in China are revolting... ".....
» 12/07/2010 7:02:05 PM Ah Yabby... keep with the times man.... 'BMW opens China factory' Friday, May 21st, 2004 .....
» 12/07/2010 6:07:41 PM oooarrrr! What a revelation. "$110 Vanitas silk undershorts"... I suppose the .....
» 12/07/2010 5:56:42 PM Aha... have a look at this chaps bon mots on greed, "I am not convinced that underst.....
» 12/07/2010 3:53:03 PM Stern "What has happened is its purity has been debased by neo-socialists who have m.....
» 12/07/2010 12:49:52 PM Stern.. I did forget to ask this, but also ran out of words. Just listening to RN about t.....
» 12/07/2010 11:58:26 AM Stern… there are no local ‘tyre dealers’, or manufacturers to buy from. Given that this .....
» 10/07/2010 11:35:46 PM Yabby... I buy tyres from the UK because here they cost about $65 each, plus postage. I c.....
» 10/07/2010 11:20:53 PM Runner... you've lost it mate! "Please spare me your new found 'compassion' and judg.....
» 10/07/2010 6:27:20 PM Ho-Hum... actually, those who endorse and seek a secular Australia would have no issue wit.....
» 10/07/2010 10:25:10 AM Yabby 2 If more people cycled in Australia, not clad in lycra and head down, although even.....
» 10/07/2010 10:24:38 AM Yabby... I'll leave you and Grim to slog it out over the Windows chap. My simple view is .....
» 9/07/2010 10:43:25 PM Runner... I am compelled to call you 'foolish' for your latest comments. I'm sorry, but I .....
» 9/07/2010 9:31:56 PM Ah, although you decline to explain directly what you mean about 'secular values', you off.....
» 9/07/2010 9:11:33 PM Part 2 But in the scheme of things, if one does not believe there is a 'god given purpose.....
» 9/07/2010 9:10:36 PM Yabby, you have no fight with me over population control, so please don't try to make one......
» 9/07/2010 6:43:48 PM Just listening to ABC RN 'The Natuional Interest' on this very topic with Dr. Tim Jackson......
» 9/07/2010 6:31:35 PM Runner... "The system has reaped the idiotic secular dogmas it has sown" what ar.....
» 9/07/2010 5:01:17 PM The Australia Institutes paper on dogwhistling, as practised by John Howard and Julia Gill.....
» 9/07/2010 3:39:05 PM Yabby, a worthy point ... "rather pointless being concerned about resources, whilst w.....
» 9/07/2010 12:08:13 PM While the Greens agonise over 'going secular' religions are going green in the USA. When,.....
» 9/07/2010 11:52:44 AM Here's a goody from the UK: UK: Private schools forced to offer more free places Graeme .....
» 9/07/2010 11:13:21 AM There was a spin off to the bi-polar world of superpowers that saw the West use it as an a.....
» 9/07/2010 11:12:42 AM Really Stern... are you trying to live up to your character with your post? I assume that.....
» 9/07/2010 10:28:39 AM CJM.... "However, while Greens policies tend to be secular and inclusive, secularism .....
» 9/07/2010 10:19:43 AM nairbe... as I understand the history of 'RE' (SRE, CRE, RE, RI in different states) we ar.....
» 9/07/2010 9:54:43 AM Actually, everyone in the school is bound to follow the same reporting rules these days. .....
» 8/07/2010 8:29:06 PM Runner... "the totally failed secular dogmas that has led to the desertion of the sec.....
» 8/07/2010 6:06:57 PM Otokonoko... so how does that Fraser Coast story sit with your experience as a teacher? I.....
» 8/07/2010 5:58:29 PM david f... it almost doesn't matter whether the Greens, or any other party for that matter.....
» 8/07/2010 4:32:31 PM Max says, "Of course, the Greens would have to declare that their secularism would no.....
» 8/07/2010 3:38:58 PM I am familiar with this story too, and note the Toowoomba newspaper ran a story attacking .....
» 8/07/2010 2:33:47 PM "But the alternative to capitalism always ends up as the horror of “communism” by tha.....
» 8/07/2010 12:20:03 PM enter stage 'left' (?) a comment that adds to this debate from the ABC Drum page "Th.....
» 8/07/2010 12:03:00 PM Dr. Timothy Wright and Jane Caro are interviewed by a Christian group on their views on 'r.....
» 8/07/2010 10:28:36 AM Belly, it is unfair to single you out here, you know you are not alone, as do I and many o.....
» 8/07/2010 10:06:55 AM Thread 2/2 It would be too churlish to pretend that no good has ever come from even the e.....
» 8/07/2010 10:03:24 AM Two part harmony1/2 Thanks Grim... I appreciate your kind words, and also share your rega.....
» 7/07/2010 6:57:26 PM "CAPITALISM is essentially people participating in a free market"... well, that,.....
» 7/07/2010 6:06:49 PM Foxy, perhaps your wily Reynard should be listened to, methinks. We all 'pray' for decenc.....
» 7/07/2010 10:50:54 AM Ludwig, thanks for your sterling efforts there. Hardly anything to boast about is it? Yo.....
» 7/07/2010 10:39:27 AM AGIR... "Secular parents have no more right to dictate what canNOT be in schools as C.....
» 6/07/2010 11:43:10 PM Ludwig, and Foxy, do please indulge me with a check list of 'difference'......
» 6/07/2010 11:16:45 PM Foxy...I have no desire to carry the flag for the Abbott forces, but really, did you liste.....
» 6/07/2010 8:37:41 PM Runner... "killing of unborn babies which is promoted and encouraged by secularist&qu.....
» 6/07/2010 2:05:04 PM Well well, we now have our first 'sustainable' boat-people policy, off to East Timor. Now.....
» 6/07/2010 12:06:07 PM Sad to say CJM, that yes, this is Peter Costello's old friend, Danny, who told us all abou.....
» 6/07/2010 10:49:42 AM The latest utterances from Catch The Fire Ministry, the sort of Christian that supports th.....
» 5/07/2010 6:07:44 PM "You are missing my point. The issue is where is the sexualisation coming from?".....
» 5/07/2010 1:01:31 PM Runner... "less Christian influence the more bullying, drugs, suicide, perversion, po.....
» 5/07/2010 11:43:58 AM McReal... school chaplains are not allowed to provide counselling under the DEEWR rules of.....
» 5/07/2010 11:21:48 AM Well, no body polled me to ask what I thought of Rudd, but I am glad to see him gone, sadl.....
» 3/07/2010 3:05:44 PM Errr... Turnbull has not left though.... and he could lead the Liberals again but not whil.....
» 3/07/2010 10:41:49 AM Ooops.... two posts in a row. If you all want a larf... go to JUlia's blog and read all t.....
» 3/07/2010 10:36:50 AM Severin... we are lumbered with deadwood at the top, middle and bottom of the voting tree,.....
» 2/07/2010 10:18:27 AM The lesson we might all take from this is that Swan, as treasurer, failed to sell a badly .....
» 1/07/2010 5:27:48 PM Hasbeen... I had the misfortune to do some ALP FDE work with Swan years ago. A very good m.....
» 1/07/2010 2:36:05 PM Quite so SM. Now, what about all those NSCP applications from school principals that Howa.....
» 1/07/2010 12:33:48 PM Ah Foxy... "What would we prefer they do instead - ride a bicycle?"... is gettin.....
» 1/07/2010 10:40:14 AM Belly thinks Julie Bishop is Shadow Minister, but we all know this cannot be correct becau.....
» 1/07/2010 10:23:58 AM Funny how Patel goes to court but Qld coppers (and prison officers and coppers in the rest.....
» 30/06/2010 6:25:16 PM Come on Belly... you would suggest Bill wouldn't you? Actually, he might well fit the PM .....
» 30/06/2010 1:24:53 PM Bob Hawke was/is 'agnostic'. Even 'the bosses' thought he was OK. The masses loved him. .....
» 30/06/2010 12:08:40 PM The real issue here, as someone has already identified, is the nonsense of the PPP style e.....
» 30/06/2010 10:19:59 AM Not quite Foxy... the title is 'Gillard speaks the Truth', and do note the capitalised 't'.....
» 30/06/2010 9:45:45 AM "If Churches engage in business enterprises which are aimed at making a real profit f.....
» 29/06/2010 10:04:08 PM Foxy... are we at cross purposes perhaps? The heading on the thread refers only to the PM.....
» 29/06/2010 6:18:12 PM "have a read of Romans 13:1-7"... absolute twaddle and self-perpetuating nonsens.....
» 29/06/2010 12:41:04 PM Julia Gillard has stated her position on religion, very clearly, and very reasonably. htt.....
» 29/06/2010 10:12:10 AM A 'real' consultant would have advised either not to build yet more roads, or to have the .....
» 29/06/2010 10:02:34 AM The role of the public critic is to highlight the failings, without siding with any politi.....
» 29/06/2010 10:02:06 AM Well, such interest in TBC. Frankly, there are not many 'positive' posts on OLO, in my 'u.....
» 28/06/2010 6:57:43 PM You are correct Belly, and I may well be wrong, but I suspect the 'goodwill' will soon eno.....
» 28/06/2010 6:51:11 PM I think Belly has it at last, "Julia gives little value, believe me, to trade unions .....
» 28/06/2010 1:24:26 PM Oh dear, there must be prunes in that custard for the bad tummy effect to have shot that l.....
» 28/06/2010 10:06:21 AM "Julia Gillard has indicated that she will do the honourable thing and call an electi.....
» 28/06/2010 9:55:29 AM A good larf all-round if Wilson Tuckey took over as leader, with Nick Minchin as deputy, b.....
» 24/06/2010 9:48:31 PM Look, let's get real... we are not in the race to be 'power-brokers'..we do not bother to .....
» 24/06/2010 4:04:54 PM CJM... "I very much doubt that the ALP government will be any better under Gillard's .....
» 24/06/2010 3:03:06 PM Oh dear.... does this mean Belly was a 'True Believer' in Kevin O'Heaven-Lemon? I thought.....
» 24/06/2010 2:48:05 PM Quite so Custard... where is Belly on this?.....
» 24/06/2010 10:11:15 AM Gillard is no more 'left' than Macklin or Tanner, or the Ferguson twits are... the entire .....
» 24/06/2010 9:19:15 AM "But it takes a fairly cold-hearted individual to not feel some amount of sympathy fo.....
» 23/06/2010 9:49:19 AM Mr Gerrit H Schorel-Hlavka... an interesting post. Unfortunately, all the states and terr.....
» 20/06/2010 8:51:37 PM On yers Banjo... being a 'Christian' is not sufficient to guarantee good behaviour, as you.....
» 18/06/2010 8:51:23 AM Stand aside.... Pew Surveys to the rescue, again.... How's this for those anti-Muslim Chr.....
» 17/06/2010 8:10:59 PM No mikk, you are not alone. But unfortunately our entire body politic and anyone who want.....
» 17/06/2010 11:49:56 AM CJ Morgan... quite agree.... but there is a problem here. The body that represents school.....
» 16/06/2010 5:35:07 PM Aha... Runner is too scared to offer a comment. If he agrees that school camps are ripe f.....
» 16/06/2010 4:12:39 PM CJM...Yes, the Anglicans are busy beavers, as Dr. John Kaye (NSW Greens, Upper House) says.....
» 16/06/2010 2:33:04 PM McReal Maybe, but there is more to life than a bunch of religious tales, and unless GRE c.....
» 16/06/2010 1:07:05 PM But Banjo I was agreeing with you. 'Them' need to be kept out at all costs. All of 'The.....
» 16/06/2010 10:35:40 AM Aha... Miss Marple, you've done it again!.....
» 16/06/2010 10:24:24 AM Posters should know that the policy in NSW that does not allow anyting to be taught during.....
» 16/06/2010 9:28:41 AM Severin... Runner sacrifices his soul every time he posts. Isn't that enough?.....
» 16/06/2010 8:55:15 AM Runner... the 'values' you list are not restricted to Christians, although only a Christia.....
» 15/06/2010 7:58:19 PM Ah... Foxy... I was playing the Banjo a little.... he was moaning about 'them' coming here.....
» 15/06/2010 7:54:01 PM Runner.... Not sure you've supplied the full answer. "Most wanting to define their .....
» 15/06/2010 7:41:55 PM Foxy... you sound like Thatcher giving George Negus the once-over years ago.... 'Which peo.....
» 15/06/2010 6:47:53 PM Runner... "define Christians by their own made up definitions"...OK, give us a d.....
» 15/06/2010 3:09:16 PM Ah... too many posts all at once, sorry about that, but I must ask the author what s/he me.....
» 15/06/2010 2:45:10 PM "Kids watch this game, they idolise the players, they also copy them, the longer this.....
» 15/06/2010 2:30:31 PM Banjo...I agree with you here..."But there are certain groups that refuse to give up .....
» 15/06/2010 2:15:54 PM 2/2 It's getting real hard to find a 'real Christian' anywhere, in fact... but they do say.....
» 15/06/2010 2:15:21 PM Oh dear, what a lot of white noise! I missed whatever time bomb Foxy set off and have mer.....
» 10/06/2010 3:17:41 PM Gillard's contribution to extending education into a useful activity is not so much neglig.....
» 31/05/2010 2:12:59 PM Socratease...'no difference', what, between Lobsang Rampa's teachings and Ken Ham's ID-Cre.....
» 31/05/2010 2:02:12 PM CJ... I must be honest, and fair to Ed Qld. ID-Creationism is not in the QSA written curr.....
» 31/05/2010 1:42:11 PM Echidna is very prickly about the author, and protests far too much for what the article i.....
» 31/05/2010 1:20:41 PM Here we go, again. ID-Creationism is a sham, but we need to teach students about it? Do w.....
» 27/05/2010 6:29:45 PM Pelican I think you might be too generous with the government. After all, it was the How.....
» 27/05/2010 10:11:56 AM Sort of makes a complete nonsense of the idea of 'free trade' then doesn't it? And it giv.....
» 25/05/2010 8:34:28 AM david f... everyone knows that the Tooth Fairy is male. That is probably why your young .....
» 21/05/2010 9:50:50 AM Really davidf... what more evidence do you need? God carried out ID, 6000 years ago. Don.....
» 21/05/2010 9:44:49 AM Indeed, the man was at a legal business house, doing what he is allowed to do. And, hang .....
» 19/05/2010 8:47:45 PM Well I rather appreciate CJ Morgan's contributions to OLO. I do learn something from his .....
» 17/05/2010 9:18:55 PM Vanna... a mess, yes, but a 'feminist' mess? I have yet to meet many feminists within EQ......
» 17/05/2010 3:40:15 PM Apologies Oliver... one never knows what angles OLO posters take at times. I just get a l.....
» 17/05/2010 1:28:04 PM Oliver...ID/Creationism should be taught in (absolutely) no schools at all, and least of a.....
» 17/05/2010 10:20:34 AM Good article. Sad then that we still have the Qld Education Minister refusing to stop the.....
» 14/05/2010 8:04:31 PM Individual... join a union, get Belly on the job, become more pro-active. We all suffer f.....
» 14/05/2010 3:39:19 PM Thanks Pelican I rang to get some info from DEEWR, was told it was 'available via FOI' an.....
» 14/05/2010 11:37:56 AM Dearie me, individual... a bit of an uncontrolled rant here? "It's all to do with na.....
» 14/05/2010 9:29:08 AM Pericles... I think you meant to write 'all generalisations are generally wrong'. Quite s.....
» 14/05/2010 8:43:43 AM Individual...since it seems you are a public servant, why not volunteer yourself for a wag.....
» 13/05/2010 6:53:13 PM I am very pleased to hear that people might spit on an Abbott T shirt at ANU. All is not .....
» 13/05/2010 3:30:48 PM Runner... there are no 'leftists' in universities. Universities are pits of despair, of r.....
» 13/05/2010 11:31:04 AM Urr, you don't 'get it' indy... TV hosts are paid by lumbering their excessive and inexcu.....
» 13/05/2010 9:58:58 AM How much should anyone be paid? Why pick on senior public servants? Why not question the.....
» 12/05/2010 10:34:18 AM rehctub Try using a wage book, issuing wage slips, and all will be fine. You could not b.....
» 11/05/2010 8:46:47 PM thinker 2 Belly is more up to date on the dud IR laws under Gillard, but when I was organ.....
» 11/05/2010 8:45:16 AM Tips...hmm... an interesting topic since these are cultural add-ons that reflect the natio.....
» 10/05/2010 11:21:36 AM Hang on a moment...rechtub has hit on something here. Why not pay fat people more, or les.....
» 5/05/2010 9:05:58 PM Oh Secular Guy, you woo me with your tuneful word-smithing...a bag of prawns indeed. And .....
» 5/05/2010 10:04:25 AM Grateful...it's bad enough having Xtians proselytising here without having to wade though .....
» 5/05/2010 9:55:55 AM "If it were not for miners risking their capital", what, like the banks did, and.....
» 4/05/2010 6:28:06 PM "money is needed to make the real economy work"... yes, but whose 'real economy'.....
» 4/05/2010 9:02:33 AM Well said Belly...and I heard Heather Ridout saying the AIG group would be negotiating pay.....
» 4/05/2010 8:54:43 AM Err, where's the sections about stoning women to death.....
» 4/05/2010 12:09:34 AM Try Foucault's 'Society Must Be Defended' to see the role of war in our global community.......
» 3/05/2010 10:55:01 AM As usual, the whingeing employers forget the origins of super: "So, why not make empl.....
» 3/05/2010 10:34:11 AM Nor 'ethics' Squeers, not any sign of ethics from the 'deeply religious'. Being able to e.....
» 2/05/2010 8:18:14 PM He was doing it by proxy Squeers......
» 2/05/2010 12:17:55 PM Poor Runner et al., I watched a rather amusing film last night, Ricky Gervais (from Extras.....
» 1/05/2010 6:53:49 PM I'd buy you a beer AJP, if I knew your local. The problem with being only e-connected is .....
» 1/05/2010 3:26:03 PM Rather than responding to Proxy, I think AJP is doing it just as well as I could, so I'll .....
» 1/05/2010 7:55:12 AM I do understand why you have no comrades belly. I am glad to see that you too are aware o.....
» 30/04/2010 9:38:22 PM Dallas, you should point to whom you are directing that comment. But, yes, state governme.....
» 30/04/2010 9:31:15 PM Proxy.. yes, I forgot that grateful is claiming to be a Muslim, sorry. But s/he sounds th.....
» 30/04/2010 4:56:33 PM 'resign' might be a good start for Rudd, but then what, and who, next?.....
» 30/04/2010 4:53:22 PM Thanks AJP.... grateful.... perhaps we speak different languages? What point are you tryi.....
» 30/04/2010 12:00:09 PM grateful... I did not say, or believe , that there is 'no right or wrong' at all.... that .....
» 30/04/2010 11:13:10 AM Thinker...as I recall, the 'new economy' started with Whitlam slashing tariffs overnight.......
» 30/04/2010 10:19:19 AM Belly "Media follows no one, each manufactures its news in its own factory"... w.....
» 30/04/2010 8:29:17 AM Well grateful.... since 'being an atheist' is not a 'way of life' that would depend on wha.....
» 29/04/2010 11:38:16 PM $5.3 billion? What a waste... think of all the plasma screens people go into hock over j.....
» 29/04/2010 9:40:22 PM Ludwig is simply describing the real world of big business. Anyone remember the Australia.....
» 29/04/2010 4:05:44 PM You are both wrong... just tap into the ACL 'live TV' coverage and watch for the next ALP .....
» 29/04/2010 4:03:19 PM Oliver.. I have noted your historical bent. I find that informative, and handy to know. I .....
» 29/04/2010 8:59:07 AM Oliver... you are far too generous. Those who 'believe' believe they serve their god, who.....
» 29/04/2010 8:40:55 AM CJM.... (p.2).... It is Religious Instruction, or RI, NOT RE. Please alter your memory ban.....
» 29/04/2010 8:40:34 AM Webby... how amusing... you are clearly one-eyed i favour of Catholic madrassahs, and yet .....
» 29/04/2010 12:03:33 AM Well, don't leave us gasping 'grateful', enlighten us all on what you mean, please. Why w.....
» 28/04/2010 11:47:46 PM "I think it well established that universities and many schools are predominately mad.....
» 28/04/2010 10:29:56 AM King Hazza...."As soon as cars are actually treated like legitamate transportation&qu.....
» 28/04/2010 9:25:01 AM I am now slavishly following the demise of this goons game as the News Corp people pretend.....
» 28/04/2010 9:00:18 AM Candide..not knowing which state you live in it is hard to comment accurately on what happ.....
» 28/04/2010 12:52:33 AM phenologist... you misread the intended message of the author. She is not saying anything.....
» 27/04/2010 7:01:29 PM GeorgeKaplan There is no impediment to changing the rules right now. There is no 'law' t.....
» 27/04/2010 6:53:50 PM Here's a WA councillor that might be related to Leigh: http://btawa.org.au/2010/04/12/brad.....
» 27/04/2010 6:23:11 PM Quite so snake... it is the commodification of everything under the sun, part of the cult .....
» 27/04/2010 6:13:20 PM rstuart... I think Leigh is a petrol head troller...barely worth rsvp-ing to. We meet the.....
» 27/04/2010 4:59:29 PM Well done Meg Wallace, and I see Glen C has commented too, his own article is linked to th.....
» 27/04/2010 4:06:39 PM "All that needs to be said, has been said, but not everyone has said it"... I'll.....
» 27/04/2010 3:11:23 PM Oh dear, a 'well meaning author' dips his toes into the cycling 'debate' drawing the usual.....
» 27/04/2010 10:28:28 AM Aha... such a lot of space given over to such pathetic angst. See this game, and all the .....
» 22/04/2010 10:03:15 AM Well Dur... your sensitivity shows that you are part of EQ, possibly in the ministers offi.....
» 21/04/2010 2:42:56 PM Cardinal Law eh? Whatever happened to Cardinal Sin?.....
» 20/04/2010 3:55:33 PM Shadow Minister echoes the talk from Rudd's time as the Goss factotum. He was simply hated.....
» 20/04/2010 12:58:59 PM Pericles.. the entire police force there would be Catholic wouldn't it? Wasn't this the t.....
» 19/04/2010 7:20:04 PM part 2 Still, each to their own but I'd start backing the 'educated-supported' union mode.....
» 19/04/2010 7:19:01 PM Dear oh dear Belly.... "I am facing TBC on one side saying leave it to members to fix.....
» 19/04/2010 1:47:43 PM Poor Julie... who wrote this for her?.....
» 19/04/2010 1:42:14 PM Part 2 The QSA is a closed and darkened shop, with representatives of the churches on it,.....
» 19/04/2010 1:40:08 PM Well Dur is clearly a partisan player in the fiasco that is Ed Qld. Our schools are poorl.....
» 19/04/2010 1:00:21 PM Part 2 Still, I look forward to a 'rollicking good yarn' from you, perhaps in the Cap'n W.....
» 19/04/2010 12:59:38 PM Foxy... I am disappointed, and I 'sort of' guessed you were not really apologising but sti.....
» 19/04/2010 10:58:58 AM Foxy...is this a mea culpa? The start of a new style? I await the new look with eagern.....
» 19/04/2010 10:51:26 AM Oliver "I do not need to have the internal records of “big tobacco” to believe, with.....
» 19/04/2010 10:31:43 AM Severin I agree with you on the need for unions, after all, the bosses all have their own.....
» 19/04/2010 9:22:18 AM WAU I can assure you, that as far as I am concerned, although most OLO threads deal with .....
» 19/04/2010 9:08:56 AM Belly.... Australia's Worst Union is the AWU.... that's what the letters stand for old boy.....
» 18/04/2010 5:36:57 PM Well Belly, I didn't realise you are a union organiser...if that is what you are... sounds.....
» 18/04/2010 1:55:04 PM I think Severin, you and I, and Oliver maybe, have forgotten that great machine owns Canon.....
» 18/04/2010 12:26:12 PM Ah, we x-posted WAU, although yours sounds like a cross post to me. I have no idea who Se.....
» 18/04/2010 12:06:44 PM WAU Was this written in haste, or do you mean what you seem to say? "Many catholics.....
» 18/04/2010 11:42:06 AM Ah, Tony Abbott I have heard of. A thoroughly loathsome character, on a par with Rudd. H.....
» 17/04/2010 9:57:12 PM And Sir Terence, CJM......
» 17/04/2010 9:47:32 PM Aha... foiled Graham... Pt 2. For what does 'spiritual' mean? A 'look' of the sky at nig.....
» 17/04/2010 9:44:43 PM Well, that's a steaming revelation indeed. I've never seen any of that on OLO before! Ju.....
» 17/04/2010 5:02:45 PM Belly... I saw no RABBOTT posting here, so have no idea what you are rabbiting on about. .....
» 17/04/2010 3:54:43 PM Dear Foxy.... "...I hoped ... the future of the Church... will change for the better......
» 17/04/2010 1:38:59 PM Cornflower Severin's calls are just, calm, reasonable... measured. I was with some Catho.....
» 17/04/2010 12:16:37 PM Severin...maybe Foxy was pointing to the fact that while Catholics believe their Pope IS t.....
» 17/04/2010 10:04:07 AM I'm with Shadow Minister on this one. Rudd's staff work dogyears because he's a dog. The.....
» 17/04/2010 9:35:10 AM we are unique... "They were the most down to earth humorous outgoing people who did n.....
» 17/04/2010 8:21:27 AM Severin..."Why do religious people expect exemption for religion from behaviours that.....
» 16/04/2010 1:47:45 PM No, I have no idea what Proxy has said, and I have not found a 'proxy' in the more recent .....
» 16/04/2010 9:12:15 AM Have a gander at this lot: http://www.molestedcatholics.com/index.php?id=546 http://www......
» 15/04/2010 9:14:09 PM George..indeed, apologies to you, it was Oliver. "Moreover, lay Catholics have to le.....
» 15/04/2010 8:57:54 PM George... "lay Catholics have to lead their leaders" this, sadly, applies to all.....
» 15/04/2010 12:10:40 PM The older stories are not to be found on the web. The parents complained to the Bishops o.....
» 15/04/2010 9:40:51 AM Well here you go, you apologists for Popes, Archbishops and 'decent Catholics' in this thr.....
» 12/04/2010 3:49:41 PM A bit limp Foxy... "or paint an accurate picture". So, are you trying to sugges.....
» 12/04/2010 11:05:16 AM "I will not vote for either of them again", said Arjay. Hard luck... the voting.....
» 12/04/2010 10:51:51 AM The Pope is a dope... but then so are the mugs who keep clinging to the Vatican belief sys.....
» 9/04/2010 7:59:35 PM Graham might join this to explain hisself? After all, he happily joined a Xtian related p.....
» 9/04/2010 11:07:31 AM CJM... that is a 'spy satellite' run by the churches that sits in your computer and rewrit.....
» 8/04/2010 9:30:53 AM Suzeonline...please, no need to apologise to me, or anyone, for sending your child to a pu.....
» 8/04/2010 9:18:50 AM Oh yea of little faith! Go to Noosa, observe the reduced level of speed signs in busy pla.....
» 7/04/2010 10:19:49 PM Baygon.. Qld has never 'masquaraded'... RI has never been RE, it's just that people (teach.....
» 7/04/2010 5:54:35 PM Baygon... I have to agree with david f. At least in some Ed Qld schools, instead of being.....
» 7/04/2010 3:05:53 PM Senator Joyce is a distraction-force let loose when the news is slack or bad. But he is n.....
» 7/04/2010 12:49:14 AM Suzeonline..."Surely having a sound knowledge of ethics and morality that many religi.....
» 6/04/2010 6:53:53 PM david f... a point of detail if you do not mind.... "A controversial referendum in 19.....
» 6/04/2010 12:10:40 PM I googled this to see where the content had been borrowed from, and up it came in the Age .....
» 6/04/2010 11:55:40 AM Ooops.... "That's why Christians ignore the origins of Easter and Christmas and insis.....
» 6/04/2010 11:52:00 AM "The problem with the attitude that only science is true..." is not what I took .....
» 4/04/2010 12:57:57 PM Proxy...have you ever been to WA? It's full of whingeing Poms, being the closest point to.....
» 1/04/2010 10:43:14 AM CJM Although I agree with your sentiments, I do wonder why we bother to take any notice o.....
» 29/03/2010 9:49:53 PM Oh, you speaker with a forked tongue Meander... you forget that Australia is a Christian n.....
» 28/03/2010 9:00:21 PM Grim... you are a silly aren't you? "What if it's simply a bad law... should we stil.....
» 26/03/2010 10:26:44 PM I think King Hazza is right there. Seems that most of our fellow citizens supported Howar.....
» 26/03/2010 2:56:45 PM AJP...."but the fact that a majority of Christians lean so much to the Right is somet.....
» 26/03/2010 12:12:09 PM Meander...the Christian principles you seek can be found in the 1997 and 2001 DFAT White P.....
» 26/03/2010 9:51:20 AM Susan raises interesting issues in this, apart from the obvious ones she writes about. On.....
» 25/03/2010 4:04:20 PM More to GrahamY from above.... "But you're completely off-topic. What about finding .....
» 25/03/2010 2:27:30 PM GrahamY... "The research you cite might just show TBC that if you believe you are fo.....
» 24/03/2010 7:51:17 PM Socratease I suspect you have that wrong. Shouldn't it read, 'there is no god, but God'?.....
» 24/03/2010 5:08:43 PM A pleasure Severin.... did you read that short paper I posted? It rather shows how slim '.....
» 24/03/2010 3:45:48 PM Severin...indeed He does (I afford him a capital cos he IS Christ's vicar after all, the l.....
» 24/03/2010 1:59:32 PM I see a vast gulf between people who are 'atheists' in the view of theist's because they d.....
» 19/03/2010 4:36:47 PM Severin.... "Fortunately 'god' never appeared to want her to bring an Uzi to work and.....
» 18/03/2010 1:45:35 PM Hanrahan..I'll leap to your defence here. Having 'a simple faith' is something I can unde.....
» 18/03/2010 12:19:49 PM Hanrahan 2 I was happy to let them get on with it. But then, in more recent years, the im.....
» 18/03/2010 12:19:14 PM Hanrahan...I checked pp.19-21 for this source of this, 'TBC you do me the honor of calling.....
» 17/03/2010 9:15:00 PM Trav... 'principles' has aspects of my questions to be answered. This is yours: "Y.....
» 17/03/2010 2:23:20 PM Trav, can you help please? What was God doing for 4000 years allowing people to believe i.....
» 16/03/2010 11:41:06 PM Want to know what gives 'religion' such a good name with non-believers? Take a look at th.....
» 16/03/2010 5:53:43 PM Celivia...I told you someone would claim Jesus was quoted 'out of context', and GrahamY di.....
» 16/03/2010 1:08:07 PM Trav... "You think the government is scared of retribution from the 15 or 20% of the .....
» 16/03/2010 12:43:52 PM Oh, but Celivia, you must be quite wrong. You must not take the Bible literally... that i.....
» 16/03/2010 10:15:03 AM Simple Hanrahan. A local believer sent me a card on the world prayer day some time ago wi.....
» 15/03/2010 11:19:05 PM Quite so Socratease, "You need to make religion relevant in the light of scientific d.....
» 15/03/2010 2:42:30 PM AJP... do you think Grey would have looked at Nazi Germany, noticed all the weight of the .....
» 15/03/2010 9:03:03 AM How's this for two prime examples of the value of religion, taken from the Australian Pray.....
» 15/03/2010 8:47:47 AM Oh dear... who is Rowan Forster? I looked at his bio: "Rowan Forster is a Melbourne .....
» 15/03/2010 8:34:11 AM Gary Johns, one of the most rightwing of the Keating crew, even worse than Keating, is off.....
» 14/03/2010 12:46:31 PM Peter, be all that as it may, none has altered the constitution, or s.116. So, I'd say yo.....
» 14/03/2010 11:47:03 AM Peter.... "These Magistrates should know that S 116 Constitution was introduced to pr.....
» 13/03/2010 9:17:53 PM George, what an odd view. Are you saying that you hold absolutely no opinions either? Th.....
» 13/03/2010 7:41:46 AM George... "There are opponents as well as supporters of Obama’s scheme among American.....
» 12/03/2010 11:23:51 AM George..The US is awash with 'people of faith', yet no amount of 'faithers' seems to lift .....
» 11/03/2010 11:36:31 PM George..."As to Obama, would you have preferred the McCain/Palin alternative?", .....
» 11/03/2010 9:13:33 PM Come. come Hanrahan... "So we are divided about Dawkins leadership in the area of rea.....
» 11/03/2010 6:46:43 PM I've just been sent a Facebook message about a person who is trying to bring about a great.....
» 11/03/2010 4:44:22 PM Two posts in a row is as bad as flaming, so forgive me please but I had to post this from .....
» 11/03/2010 4:29:46 PM Well said AJP and I like the Fractelle line too. I was cut off, in full flight, for some .....
» 11/03/2010 11:09:36 AM Hanrahan... the question is, who would provide your 'pastoral visit' to Rudd? Bonhoffer? H.....
» 11/03/2010 9:05:38 AM I have no desire, or intention, of impugning the characters of Foxy and Examinator, but Ge.....
» 10/03/2010 11:47:17 PM Ideed AJP, indeed squilions do. I'm wading through Dawkins new book, which is readable bu.....
» 10/03/2010 9:13:51 PM AJP... where you write to Examinator thus: "So please tell me how you think Dawkins w.....
» 10/03/2010 7:13:29 PM Foxy... indeed, ZZZZZZZZZZs win the day as far as Q&A goes, and not just this one, they ar.....
» 10/03/2010 4:07:06 PM Examinator... there you go again.... you are right and everyone not agreeing with you is w.....
» 10/03/2010 2:33:24 PM Tsk tsk Foxy.... Julie Bishop was there, the intellectual powerhouse of the Liberal Party,.....
» 10/03/2010 11:50:46 AM Examinator.... you are either pregnant, or not.... no half measures. Christians, and all .....
» 9/03/2010 3:13:42 PM Incredible stuff... "Where are the brave secular politicians?"... there are non.....
» 9/03/2010 2:19:38 PM Abbott? Probably less of a sham than Rudd and Bishop, a real believer unlike Howard, a 'co.....
» 9/03/2010 12:37:32 PM Severin...you've blown your chances of a Xmas card from MHR Mr. Burke. Yes, and Rudd is t.....
» 9/03/2010 11:44:46 AM Severin Try this for a start: http://www.gnomon.com.au/20080901/13/Kevin_Rudd_advocates_.....
» 9/03/2010 11:11:44 AM Q&A is a soft feather to its panelists, protecting them from any harsh glare. Julie Bish.....
» 8/03/2010 3:24:58 PM Hanrahan It is hard to follow what you write, (you sound as if you are in a tunnel) your .....
» 7/03/2010 4:17:54 PM Jeffhosk...are you referring to Peter the Believer's comments, or the others who seem to '.....
» 7/03/2010 2:29:53 PM Peter.... can you elaborate on this opening line, "In Melbourne this week a blow will.....
» 6/03/2010 4:23:45 PM Hanrahan... "Surely, it won’t hurt you to explore the optimists territory for a chang.....
» 5/03/2010 6:24:53 PM Careful Squeers, lest you be accused of being another 'glass half full' type of character......
» 5/03/2010 3:16:07 PM Hanrahan "I‘ve got a hunch that cynicism will be the mood of the conference- maybe it.....
» 5/03/2010 2:53:25 PM examinator, thanks for your explanations. I suspect that Eire has become a little more se.....
» 5/03/2010 9:34:54 AM Hanrahan Spare us from this over-repeated line "Maybe that means you have to catch a.....
» 4/03/2010 5:08:26 PM Examinator... you do not make sense, at all, I am afraid. I see no link between what I ha.....
» 4/03/2010 11:32:03 AM Examinator... there is no explaining the Irish is there, apart from noting that they have .....
» 4/03/2010 8:10:48 AM Foxy... "I did say this is a voluntary program for schools and students in the school.....
» 3/03/2010 10:00:09 PM Foxy Perhaps you work for DEEWR, so perfect is your recitation of their fib sheet. Rudd .....
» 3/03/2010 8:52:27 PM Foxy, OK, your definition of secular is a limited one. But you must delve into the histor.....
» 3/03/2010 6:03:09 PM Quite right Foxy... "Religion should be kept out of politics in a secular country lik.....
» 3/03/2010 1:17:28 PM Philo.... "Those that murder innocent people are not following Christ's teaching.&quo.....
» 3/03/2010 10:07:18 AM Pericles... from your articles came this, "They have said their main line of inquiry .....
» 2/03/2010 3:46:56 PM No, no no, Runner. You are supposed to turn the other cheek, not descend into sniping and.....
» 2/03/2010 10:47:18 AM Hanrahan..as your name suggests, you are worried that we'll all be rooned. I doubt it. H.....
» 25/02/2010 8:46:01 AM Cornflower... I am sure you raised Badger eradication as a joke, but I understand that thi.....
» 22/02/2010 10:49:15 AM Antiseptic... we may be at cross purposes here, so hold on a moment please. The insulatio.....
» 22/02/2010 9:11:57 AM part 2 of 2 Training is just that, training, and it is a bit naughty of antiseptic and ot.....
» 22/02/2010 9:10:41 AM RobP (sorry-part1 of 2) I'd like to think that shows like Q&A were helping to forge a new.....
» 22/02/2010 8:28:26 AM Thanks for your thoughtful advice 'we are unique', noted. However, I think you will find .....
» 21/02/2010 12:25:09 PM Belly...."The Blue Cross union delegate? member or official what one?" All thre.....
» 21/02/2010 12:07:24 PM rehctub... you continue to talk out of your backside. "When you say 'you were there'.....
» 20/02/2010 7:35:11 PM Belly.. this thread is getting to be a very poor show. I am a unioniist, I resigned from .....
» 20/02/2010 11:12:51 AM Rectum.... 'when I prove someone wrong'... actually chum, you've 'proved' nothing at all, .....
» 19/02/2010 1:47:55 PM RobP You say this: "However, it won't be the Government that actually delivers this.....
» 18/02/2010 9:53:43 PM rectum You really need to travel further afield: "Fabricating a story just to make .....
» 18/02/2010 9:31:16 AM On yers Shadow Minister... I know this isn't what started this thread, but the figures you.....
» 17/02/2010 2:32:36 PM Pericles Hang on.... "You would have us believe that all "Bible-believing Chris.....
» 16/02/2010 11:52:55 AM Tapp, I'd be surprised if a single roof insulation installer was a union member, before th.....
» 16/02/2010 11:30:09 AM Maybe, Dan, what it shows is that otherwise intelligent and rational people suspend their .....
» 15/02/2010 9:00:30 PM A few people have mentioned the dangers of being in the building industry, even without th.....
» 15/02/2010 2:33:12 PM Is it reasonable, now, given the fact that there seem to be so many problems with wiring i.....
» 15/02/2010 10:10:45 AM When money is thrown into the air, as Rudd has been doing, and many governments before him.....
» 13/02/2010 9:14:02 AM AJ Phillips... good luck with your children in a Qld state school. I think you will find t.....
» 8/02/2010 8:40:20 AM A J Phillips, and others, perhaps you could find an answer from the Qld Education Minister.....
» 5/02/2010 11:29:47 PM HFR is spot on. Check out this site to see how they squeeze tax money for their priests t.....
» 5/02/2010 4:18:46 PM Of course not. But I have examined the reports for the schools in my town on the website. .....
» 5/02/2010 2:18:01 PM Dear God... do parents live in a total vacuum that they have no ideas or even impressions .....
» 4/02/2010 9:59:51 AM Fenton asks about the full schools and empty churches. Easy. Howard undid the rules abou.....
» 2/02/2010 1:12:36 PM "Yeah we see the loving hearts of secularist killing their unborn so they can continu.....
» 1/02/2010 3:55:22 PM It's quite simple Susan. Rudd only does what General Jimbo from the ACL tells him to. Ru.....
» 1/02/2010 3:42:37 PM Why no debate? This thread seems to provide the answer to that question. There is a line .....
» 1/02/2010 3:17:28 PM I have a child just gone into a Qld SHS in Y11. Like Sniggid with the Math C story I fear.....
» 18/01/2010 1:57:50 PM This story is about 20 years too late. The ALP, since 1983, have been in neoliberal mode......
» 18/01/2010 1:51:51 PM Also, the entire Left is quietly going along with Rudd's personal ambitions to re-Christia.....
» 9/12/2009 10:11:31 AM Pelican's idea of pollies wages linked to CPI would be OK, along with their super being li.....
» 30/11/2009 1:32:05 PM Well, Rudd sends his kid to an exclusive private school in the ACT, and Gillard has none, .....
» 30/11/2009 1:02:48 PM Hang on...hang on. Why spend billions building new roads and paths for bicycles to go on .....
» 25/11/2009 4:12:49 PM I say PtB, this is a bit rum auld chap: "The Holy Romans have a huge number of since.....
» 24/11/2009 11:51:08 AM Oh noooooo Peace, not that auld hoary tale AGAIN? Now, please analyise your post. A win .....
» 23/11/2009 4:44:35 PM Squeers, dangerous territory when you start heaping mild praise onto religious outriders. .....
» 23/11/2009 10:27:15 AM On yers Jennifer....poor old 'secular Joe', hasn't got a pair of synaptic gaps to spark be.....
» 20/11/2009 2:07:41 PM Yes, well the Archbishop of Sidderney would know all about Satan and ill-gotten gains woul.....
» 20/11/2009 8:04:20 AM David f reminded us of the many purges of Jews from various parts of Europe, and the UK, f.....
» 13/11/2009 10:02:41 PM How does Relda manage a critique of 'then' that sounds like a critique of 'cults' of Chris.....
» 11/11/2009 9:42:57 PM Squeers, you are deeply offensive sometimes. That last utube of 'Brian' is just the last s.....
» 11/11/2009 8:05:32 PM David f, love your song, reminds me of Kinky Friedman’s ‘They ain’t makin’ Jews like Jesus.....
» 9/11/2009 2:11:49 PM Pericles... it occurs to me that Sells is very insecure in his 'faith', which explains his.....
» 5/11/2009 10:11:58 AM Faith Bushbasher... FAITH! People can blather on about ontology, post-modernism, theologi.....
» 3/11/2009 10:49:43 AM Bravo Spindoc, yer done good. I'd concur with your short burst of reality there, if I wer.....
» 2/11/2009 9:59:05 AM Oliver... so God and Devil fall into the 'subsistence' category then? Like Star Trek, The .....
» 1/11/2009 9:37:23 PM Quite so Grim. And the problem with 'the religious' is that they do not care.... about an.....
» 31/10/2009 10:14:15 PM Grim Funny you say that. I've had an OOB. The result of a casual stabbing when I nearl.....
» 30/10/2009 9:28:48 PM Squeers, and George... This column is losing momentum, it should be put to bed, and we ne.....
» 30/10/2009 12:37:26 PM Oliver The web page says 'WA Today', but that story was on the 7.30 report months ago. D.....
» 29/10/2009 9:16:32 AM Oliver In response to you here: "The above exercise does not disprove the existence .....
» 29/10/2009 8:32:01 AM Spindoc "It is a worry that any university would award a PhD based upon content (a c.....
» 26/10/2009 11:00:00 PM Bushbasher...as you described Bush the Dumber, I had a Kodak snap of our PM, Mr. Howard Ru.....
» 26/10/2009 11:34:07 AM Sells, you are grasping at straws with this Trinity stuff. 'Any port in a storm', sort of.....
» 25/10/2009 7:51:18 PM Squeers. "I like the Blue cross analogy". My analogy was not a 'cross one'. .....
» 24/10/2009 10:39:58 PM George... if you are not an atheist, then I doubt you could possibly know the mind of one......
» 24/10/2009 9:35:49 AM Crasby... How can people with serious doubts about what they believe keep subscribing, vol.....
» 23/10/2009 9:24:16 PM I've avoided commenting because 'the Sells', in my 'umble opinion, really has little origi.....
» 21/10/2009 8:08:49 AM One Under God... how right you are, and so perceptive too, not to mention fluent in your t.....
» 20/10/2009 1:34:18 PM Philo... an 'emotive campaign', eh? I am well aware that what I say will not change mind.....
» 20/10/2009 8:19:58 AM It would be good, Philo, if the religious community paid their share of taxes and council .....
» 19/10/2009 12:36:41 PM The Missus is confusing 'edumacation' with training. The Cert 3 for cleaners, the Cert 3 f.....
» 19/10/2009 12:00:01 PM From the untaxed income of the overall church, and its associated business enterprises, ma.....
» 19/10/2009 10:19:41 AM Poor Philo. Try reading the Max Wallace book, 'The Purple Economy', to understand the scop.....
» 14/10/2009 9:55:15 AM Agree the adult 'edumacation' Grim. Hard for Col to grasp, so it seems. The ALP, like t.....
» 13/10/2009 9:56:57 PM We are a few miles from poor Julia's offering, or should that be, the poor offering from J.....
» 13/10/2009 9:37:28 PM Oh Grim, how grim! While many might label you a 'Baby boomer', you are in fact a 'Black a.....
» 13/10/2009 8:36:17 AM Dear oh dear Master Hume, what an 'attitude' you do display. Foot stomping, hair pulling,.....
» 12/10/2009 6:06:05 PM Isn't Ian Harper the Howard acolyte who had no moral issue with keeping wages down to infl.....
» 9/10/2009 8:24:03 AM Pelican... you can deal with Col, but I am interested in this line you wrote here, 'Progra.....
» 7/10/2009 8:00:06 AM Spindoc..."Why does Julia need to give a reason or an apology for her values?" i.....
» 6/10/2009 9:51:48 PM Here's a much simpler idea Pickle. Fund public schools adequately, make them a human size.....
» 5/10/2009 6:29:36 PM Fickle Pickle, you seem to be unaware of how private school funding works. The bulk of it.....
» 5/10/2009 2:22:08 PM Oh dear Jules, you forgot to mention how you were so keen to bring about social change tha.....
» 28/09/2009 11:20:07 AM Well, well Bruce, you have upset the Howard Toadies haven't you? No doubt all aliases of .....
» 1/09/2009 11:22:45 AM Not being Indigenous, and not having read Tom Calma's report, I can only respond to what S.....
» 29/08/2009 8:12:38 AM Thanks for that clarification. Whilstever schools actually resent parental engagement and .....
» 28/08/2009 10:12:35 AM Otokonoko, thanks for bundling me in with Vanna, but I do not believe that teachers hog th.....
» 25/08/2009 2:17:13 PM Otokonoko, thank you for your sage wisdom and advice. Clearly you have never been in a P&C.....
» 24/08/2009 4:16:41 PM Rapscallion is right about teachers wage claims, they, like us, are entitled to get increa.....
» 24/08/2009 10:07:14 AM A reasonable hope from a teacher engaged in trying to make things work. In Qld, nothing s.....
» 13/08/2009 12:22:55 PM When s/he signs off as 'Shadow Minister' one has to wonder if that is a title from a jealo.....
» 10/08/2009 1:56:26 PM Formersnag I know what you mean about thinking the system 'worked'. But, of course, it di.....
» 10/08/2009 11:21:11 AM Another house, brim full, of the same sort of people? Full of ALP drones, ex-union hacks.....
» 6/08/2009 11:58:07 AM Dan Priscillian rules. You are too generalised here, "I stated earlier that when se.....
» 5/08/2009 1:52:29 PM A rsvp to Alan A "For non-Indigenous people to make such claims on behalf of Indigen.....
» 4/08/2009 4:12:37 PM Getting testy Runner. Hitler was a solid Vatican boy, and knew very well he had to keep t.....
» 3/08/2009 1:26:04 PM Runner believes we all lived in a near-Paradise until 40 years ago, when 'secularists' und.....
» 3/08/2009 11:22:27 AM "I hope that members of the Uniting Church will continue to lay a foundation of truth.....
» 30/07/2009 8:01:41 AM Priscillian and Squeers It is good to see someone read the totally ignored DEEWR guidelin.....
» 29/07/2009 9:02:05 PM Priscillian... good work. We had a head-of-school called 'Hunt'. He was known as 'Sticky'.....
» 29/07/2009 4:15:13 PM Reflections on Brett: 2, "Should the state now attempt to remove this forum for dis.....
» 29/07/2009 2:46:58 PM Some reflections on Brett's contribution part 1 of 2: "Schools were initially set up.....
» 28/07/2009 3:04:32 PM "The Green Left view of everything is much more dangerous than religion, which is eas.....
» 28/07/2009 11:44:50 AM Danny says he has a 'chaplain' at his daughters school. I wonder how honest the school was.....
» 28/07/2009 10:47:49 AM Oh Danny Boy, no need to get upset old chap. "Did I hear what was happening in NSW? .....
» 24/07/2009 10:04:42 AM Dan m'boy "From where I sit, it seems like the people there have voted. Perhaps they.....
» 23/07/2009 5:17:55 PM Dear Dan Yes, secular was and is intended to mean that the state does not take sides in a.....
» 21/07/2009 10:19:27 PM Amazing Squeers, I wonder what Tim Mander would say to all that? Just a blip in the Shine.....
» 21/07/2009 11:57:49 AM I followed up Pericles' post on the Scripture Union ‘Father of the Year’ angle, finding th.....
» 20/07/2009 2:34:59 PM Indeed bushbasher and WTF, it is indeed. But why do otherwise intelligent people like Ann.....
» 20/07/2009 10:54:06 AM Poor old Tim, seems his shocktroops have yet to learn how to use the evil and ungodly Inte.....
» 17/07/2009 10:09:25 PM Well well, Tim Mander speaks out. So the SU and their pals at the ACL must be worried that.....
» 29/06/2009 10:45:42 AM Quite right Mr. Bonnor, a very good idea. I suggest we start with a politicians league ta.....
» 9/06/2009 1:20:53 PM So what about the Arabs in Jerusalem? Do they get to stay there as Israelis and as part of.....
» 1/06/2009 11:21:30 AM "The British people have never been more politically aware and prepared to clear out .....
» 1/06/2009 10:45:22 AM Oh dear... another set of 'values' to deal with. As if living in a nation-state full of '.....
» 27/05/2009 10:23:36 AM Fractelle...it's far worse than you have imagnined for the 'walking dead'. Only 100,000 w.....
» 27/05/2009 9:24:12 AM St. Peter- the Vatican Unbeliever says this: "The humanity guaranteed by the United .....
» 26/05/2009 9:58:20 AM Pericles, sadly these people, as an extension of their deluded state, insist that they are.....
» 25/05/2009 10:30:29 AM Let's face it... these sports people are boofheads, plain and simple. And the TV programs .....
» 25/05/2009 10:13:50 AM A bit too soon after the latest 'revelations' concerning the true mind of the Vatican and .....
» 21/05/2009 9:50:06 AM Anansi said "Unless and untill the brightest of our children start choosing to go int.....
» 20/05/2009 11:28:02 AM Anansi... it is hard to know 'the complete' answer for that question but I suspect it has .....
» 18/05/2009 1:29:58 PM Quite so, Kathryn D... I too tutor undergrads as a PhD candidate and the marking is mainly.....
» 18/05/2009 10:56:53 AM Sounds like 'Baxter Sin' is an English teechur. Tim wrote this teechur quote: "Work.....
» 15/05/2009 10:41:03 AM Sorry Pericles... I understand... I was mocking St. Peter, is all. But of course, as the .....
» 11/05/2009 3:27:03 PM Pericles, that so-called 'believer' fellow knows something about China, having read his Au.....
» 5/05/2009 10:59:07 AM Sad days for St Marys? Hardly. This just shows that if people want to help others in thei.....
» 29/04/2009 12:38:42 PM A very thorough and interesting article by Amanda. Unfortuantely, this is 'par for the co.....
» 14/04/2009 2:42:21 PM Ah, a man from Qld, so I believe, who has worked in the 'edumacation' industry (for it is .....
» 6/04/2009 11:04:13 AM I attended a conference on the future of public schooling in Canberra, where Geoffrey Robe.....
» 5/03/2009 2:44:35 PM Otokonoko & The Observer... both teachers by the sound of it, both offer something to this.....
» 4/03/2009 9:47:07 PM You are quite right about clients not assessing solicitors, patients their doctors and so .....
» 2/03/2009 10:01:50 AM Absolutely Vanna...100% percent, unless you are a sportsperson in Queensland in which case.....
» 25/02/2009 10:11:21 AM Poor auld Pericles.... resorting to kicking sand. That you don't like the PVO tone is fin.....
» 23/02/2009 3:25:25 PM Periscopes.... take a trip to AustralianPolitics, do not pass Go, do not pick up $200: ht.....
» 23/02/2009 11:31:23 AM Oh, so he can write, eh? Living adjacent to the 'Copo' electorate, in yet another Nationa.....
» 23/02/2009 11:13:20 AM Poor Peter van O... not much support here for his views. But he is, of course, quite righ.....
» 23/02/2009 10:52:34 AM Isn't this exciting? Bathersby, cleary little more than an auld-fart doing what he is tol.....
» 20/02/2009 4:17:47 PM Digging up the dark past there Des! This research has been dropped like a hot potato simp.....
» 10/02/2009 10:51:12 AM That's a worry, when Kev Donnelly agrees. Kev's ideal of education seems to be the chalkn.....
» 9/02/2009 11:02:24 AM Ah. sweet music to my ears. I have three sons ploughing through the Qld 'edumacation' sys.....
» 1/12/2008 2:33:37 PM The expected outrage was there, with the blind faith on display, as with all these sort of.....
» 18/11/2008 8:52:51 AM Phillip Tang and others who speak like this: "Only those who have been in the teachi.....
» 17/11/2008 10:34:23 AM Look, if universities want to get students to go to them rather than another uni down the .....
» 17/11/2008 10:04:10 AM There is not one person in this federal government, or the last one, or the next one, or i.....
» 3/11/2008 10:11:11 AM Dear auld Runner... still running from life and reality eh? You'll wear your knees out Ru.....
» 30/10/2008 11:28:30 PM A 'runner' is someone who runs... but is that 'run to' or 'run from'? Or is it a lackey w.....
» 30/10/2008 12:32:07 PM Dear auld 'runner', always so thoughtful. This programme has served many of us well, beli.....
» 30/10/2008 9:16:06 AM Poor Vlad (the impaler?) Another 'ordinary Aussie' who resents Indigenous people with an .....
» 27/10/2008 10:09:50 AM "The Nationals are bleeding to death and it is hard to know how to stop it." Ye.....
» 27/10/2008 9:52:37 AM Poor Kevvie-from-Qld, or Kevin O'Heaven as some know him. He soooo wants to be seen to be.....
» 22/10/2008 5:38:24 PM Dear 'Blairbear' The 'book learning' position is well known in Qld. They don't like it. A.....
» 22/10/2008 9:48:29 AM No Country Gal.... it means that all of those people who are pretending that the 'N' word .....
» 20/10/2008 10:34:32 PM Dear 'rectum'... have a look at how a seven year old see the world: http://au.youtube.com/.....
» 20/10/2008 10:29:34 AM Stephen Hagan has done Toowoomba, and indeed Australia, a great service in not only riddin.....
» 6/10/2008 11:52:11 AM 'Ian D'... it's one hell of a big machine when you describe it like this... "For me, .....
» 6/10/2008 9:58:07 AM Oh dear! Peter Sellick sees joy in a 'fundies' view of the world for us all. Back to the O.....
» 29/09/2008 10:35:04 AM Max is quite right to raise his points and it really does matter about some form of separa.....
» 3/09/2008 8:01:12 AM I feel sorry for the author. He assumes that all Christians are good and intelligent peop.....
» 2/09/2008 11:51:45 AM I read the 'edumacation revolution' last week, the policy doco not the Press Club speech. .....
» 30/06/2008 10:43:47 AM Dear Hamlet Why so mean to Ponder? Whether or not Ponder wanders into a church is her/hi.....
» 23/06/2008 4:02:00 PM Well Liz, not quite. Beattie put up $10million for school chaplains because too many prin.....
» 19/05/2008 1:06:36 PM This has all the hallmarks of one of the evangelical Christian crew from Australian Christ.....
» 12/05/2008 1:57:38 PM Only an economist would waste time and energy on writing this silly article. Once-upon-a-.....
» 28/04/2008 11:32:13 AM ANZAC Day.... what a shocker it is. I wonder why people are so eager to pretend they neve.....
» 10/03/2008 9:51:48 AM Oh yes, here we go again. Although Father Jim feels a minority shouldn't set the pace for.....
» 18/02/2008 2:37:37 PM A Streeeeeeeaaaaaam of words from Lord David. Paddy was not infallible, nor very interest.....
» 12/02/2008 12:30:39 PM "These thieves in the temple voice pious prayers to the secular deities of “choice” a.....
» 5/02/2008 1:11:45 PM Bronwyn is shocked at the lack of interest.... but the candidates never mention any of the.....
» 21/01/2008 10:40:30 AM Dear eChalky.... 'we will determine who comes here and the manner in which they come'.... .....
» 21/01/2008 10:28:28 AM Pericles.... I never said anything about the union paying for the discounts... you invente.....
» 14/01/2008 10:35:06 AM In Qld most unions are members of The Union Shopper, who deliver discounts on a range of g.....
» 7/09/2007 10:02:42 AM Quite agree Country Gal, I would not support a single house arrangement in Canberra. But .....
» 6/09/2007 2:45:35 PM "Beattie said recently: "I've never seen a group of politicians losing their job.....
» 6/09/2007 9:58:59 AM "Howard recently called for us all to become "aspirational nationalists". P.....

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