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» 9/11/2014 6:55:26 PM That's what I thought, A hissy fit from the prissy left whinger Camp belli. Who came minc.....
» 4/11/2013 1:58:16 PM PP, The problem with the ABC is not just that its reports are slanted to the left, it is .....
» 1/11/2012 5:08:03 AM http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/jones-still-has-a-microphone-and-people-.....
» 10/08/2012 10:12:59 AM What Conroy also fails to mention is that the NBN Co is given all this money interest free.....
» 1/02/2011 4:21:10 PM Briar Rose, Can you honestly say that you never employ ad hominems? Flipping through a fe.....
» 23/10/2010 7:04:45 PM What still remains is that while everyone is condemning Joe Hockey for wanting to regulate.....
» 23/10/2010 6:39:37 AM The big banks have the freedom to follow their own interest rate policy is because during .....
» 3/05/2010 8:06:57 AM Arjay, Everyone knows that the CIA controls the world via satellite rays beamed directly .....
» 30/04/2010 3:30:32 PM I am sure that these ecologists are under threat. I would hazard a guess that in most case.....
» 6/03/2010 9:02:37 AM At last someone that might help to end the cycle of reprisal and counter reprisal in the m.....
» 6/03/2010 8:49:15 AM With those principles Melissa has no chance in politics. However her candidacy will effec.....
» 1/03/2010 9:04:45 PM Hanrahan, I don't see any example of atheists offering salvation, nor threatening damnati.....
» 1/03/2010 8:53:12 PM Another fatuous beat up of the liberal party. Notably the quotes are by "critics of .....
» 28/02/2010 4:32:27 PM Violence has failed to achieve the Palestinian's ends and has produced worldwide revulsion.....
» 28/02/2010 4:21:17 PM Considering that Hamas militant leaders plan and execute bombings and mass murders in Isra.....
» 28/02/2010 6:07:32 AM Rapscallion: "the entire vast edifice of advertising/marketing/fashion/hype/consumer.....
» 27/02/2010 3:34:42 PM While I admire the sentiment, the reality is that the aboriginal languages are now seldom .....
» 27/02/2010 3:28:25 PM What a bunch of whingers. If the population is a bunch of mindless cretins that gorge the.....
» 14/02/2010 4:51:18 AM Woulfe, I agree with you the post is a poorly cobbled together collection of half truths,.....
» 13/02/2010 5:46:17 PM Foxy Australia has no binding obligation to accept any quota of refugees. It has a volunt.....
» 13/02/2010 5:53:41 AM While the bickering at the IPCC is no different from any other scientific institution, the.....
» 13/02/2010 5:20:41 AM Reading all David's other threads, it is clear that he is just another deeply religious ca.....
» 6/01/2010 5:11:38 AM Sells, Science is all about the search for rational truth, i.e. truth supported by facts......
» 6/11/2009 9:34:25 AM His other significant achievements: He has wiped out the budget surplus, He has created a.....
» 22/06/2009 2:40:59 PM Let's not forget the new UTE tax! (Utility vehicle To Encourage contracts tax).....
» 22/06/2009 12:13:22 PM Funny how the stench of corruption seems to hang over all labor administrations from the u.....
» 20/06/2009 7:14:56 AM The mining was largely facilitated by the relaxation of the inflexible IR laws under labor.....
» 20/06/2009 7:08:18 AM What absolute rubbish! The councils can only acquire land required for fulfilling their f.....
» 20/06/2009 6:50:15 AM The mining boom like all industries is in recession. The demand for minerals has dropped, .....
» 8/06/2009 2:04:13 PM I read the website. It looks like a feel good wish list of contradictory wants. Where on.....
» 8/06/2009 1:57:34 PM Remember Rwanda? 1 million dead. Turkish Armenia - 3m dead. etc Get some perspective......
» 7/06/2009 1:03:59 PM UOG You have many misconceptions: Profits from transactions are taxed as capital gains, .....
» 7/06/2009 12:08:14 PM The ability of financial institutions to move financial instruments around means that the .....
» 31/05/2009 6:10:33 PM The only country that tried a transaction tax in recent history was Zimbabwe. The resulta.....
» 31/05/2009 12:50:14 PM Max, Pericles is correct. The few times any idiotic government has introduced a transacti.....
» 18/05/2009 8:42:00 AM What a collection of all the crack pot financial ideas in one post. Resource taxes, Trans.....
» 3/05/2009 4:55:02 PM The issue has a lot to do about context. The article simply states the accusation and the .....
» 3/05/2009 1:30:21 PM Much of marketing is managing perception. The question is not how we perceive the change.....
» 14/04/2009 8:45:31 AM KMB The monkeys on type writers analogy I personally have only heard from proponents of c.....
» 13/04/2009 4:08:34 PM KMB, Your monkeys on typewriters analogy is so wrong in so many ways. The random alloca.....
» 13/04/2009 1:03:58 PM TRTL Considering that the majority of the net users are not prepared to pay for speeds mu.....
» 11/04/2009 3:30:28 PM The difference between bringing fibre to nodes at the end of streets and to each household.....
» 11/04/2009 8:40:48 AM Pelican, You say "Prior to Work Choices, unfair dismissal laws were the norm and it .....
» 7/04/2009 9:44:48 AM DSM, Whilst I probably was a bit extreme in calling HC a liar, the extract: "Darwin.....
» 7/04/2009 9:20:27 AM Fozz, The $100bn deficit over the next 2 years is the biggest deficit in the history of t.....
» 6/04/2009 8:36:48 AM Romany, Excuse the break, but I read the paragraph slightly differently. The difference .....
» 4/04/2009 3:37:07 PM RobP Hiram Caton stated: "Darwin surmised, by eugenic measures proposed by his cous.....
» 4/04/2009 1:51:15 PM The problem with any bill of rights especially in a nanny state like Aus, is that people c.....
» 4/04/2009 1:42:47 PM Hiram Caton is a liar. Darwin opposed slavery, expressed that eugenics should be left to .....
» 27/03/2009 11:57:43 AM Rosy apples, No one is claiming that fuel load was the main cause of the fire, or the beh.....
» 8/03/2009 10:51:19 AM Doctors are required to prolong life as much as is reasonably possible. The operation and .....
» 8/03/2009 10:43:55 AM Peter the deceiver, "the Four Gospels are actually law". I don't believe you wo.....
» 8/03/2009 10:33:12 AM Peter the believer, Barristers at the level that are asked to be judges are seldom earnin.....
» 3/03/2009 5:41:13 PM You can read anything into what the bible says. If it is god's word, god is schitzophreni.....
» 1/03/2009 8:05:31 AM Sells has admitted that there is no rational reason to believe in a religion. His trite &.....
» 26/02/2009 5:43:35 PM runner, You obviously have no idea of Darwin's theory of natural selection, as if you did.....
» 26/02/2009 4:55:34 AM It is possible to be a conservationist and safe too. The greens need to compromise, and t.....
» 8/02/2009 6:01:04 PM AdamD and Daviy, An Atheist is a person who disbelieves the existence of a supreme being .....
» 4/12/2008 8:54:24 PM "Why capitalism is not the answer" Easy. You asked the wrong question. If the .....
» 2/12/2008 8:33:22 PM Dickie, It is good to see that there are still loyal supporters of the National Enquirer .....
» 2/12/2008 8:33:07 PM Ho Hum, I doubt you have even the faintest inkling of what Milton Friedman's theories of .....
» 2/12/2008 8:25:48 PM Carbon emmission trading. Brought to you by the same happy idiots that brought: Net filt.....
» 2/12/2008 6:40:16 PM Now that the children's support groups have come out and said that: The filter will have .....
» 1/12/2008 5:08:54 AM Banjo and Foxy, Whilst acknowledging the part the west has played, and the intimidation o.....
» 30/11/2008 7:18:43 AM I would have to agree with PIN. While the majority of muslims are peaceful, the majority .....
» 29/11/2008 12:47:21 PM PALEIF Your hit list is expanding. Scientists, men, and now actors. Who next, Hair dre.....
» 29/11/2008 6:46:24 AM Runner, Please provide evidence of "multitudes of of young kids who have been sexual.....
» 28/11/2008 9:12:31 PM Dickie is so worried about what might happen that he is prepared to strangle everything. .....
» 28/11/2008 9:03:39 PM While being ethically odious the wall stops people being killed. The question is really w.....
» 28/11/2008 9:01:27 PM It is simply not PC to bag women / Blacks / Aborigines / jews / children etc. Men are the.....
» 27/11/2008 5:16:02 AM Dickie, You appear to have an inordinate knowledge of what is available. I take it comes .....
» 26/11/2008 5:06:43 AM Dickie, All these studies run along the line: those teens watching porn have sexual int.....
» 25/11/2008 6:27:28 PM A simple intermediate step would be to declare and publish the source of all the donations.....
» 25/11/2008 5:28:28 PM A Catholic wedding is a recognition of past culture not a contract to abide by the dogmati.....
» 25/11/2008 5:17:51 PM What can I say, Clive Hamilton and his ilk are pillocks. Their version of freedom of speec.....
» 9/11/2008 4:58:04 AM Runner, Yes, people do vote with their feet. How is church attendance nowdays? <10%? .....
» 8/11/2008 9:31:00 AM What about an Athiest movement that got the same tax free benefits. Perhaps schools that .....
» 8/11/2008 9:25:52 AM It is nothing new. You cannot make the choices for others, but can choose for yourself. .....
» 7/11/2008 9:48:53 PM Johnny come lately; With your bickering are you talking about the same thing? Oxfam Tot.....
» 6/11/2008 5:18:53 AM While having a politically sensitive female is a desirable objective, the prestige of the .....
» 1/11/2008 7:33:53 PM A patronising, boring, feel good program with a miniscule following has been given the swo.....
» 1/11/2008 7:30:15 AM There is no "proof" that Narnia does not exist. Theories such as creation requi.....
» 26/09/2008 6:19:46 PM netjunkie, the Hippocratic oath says nothing on abortion. It is legally considered as a m.....
» 20/09/2008 10:05:56 AM Comparing the state gov debt to the income of the state is inane. The majority of the taxe.....
» 7/09/2008 6:53:37 AM As young women are most likely to have more sex partners in the years up to 26, vaccinatin.....
» 7/09/2008 6:35:19 AM Romany, I could not have said it better myself......
» 6/09/2008 6:23:17 AM Banjo, The very reason that a person has the right of confidentiality is so they can seek.....
» 4/09/2008 6:11:55 PM I see the doctor having a difficult choice. The girl is having sex, She has the right of .....
» 4/09/2008 6:06:05 PM Collinset, No one has ever said renewables are evil, only incapable of supplying enough r.....
» 2/09/2008 9:19:06 PM Banjo, I would have to go with Bronwyn on this. The child of 14 has her own rights which .....
» 1/09/2008 6:18:04 PM GT, Reading the posts, and links, and using the car analogy: I have a commodore with a s.....
» 1/09/2008 5:53:20 PM Jason60 What a poisonous and unfounded statement. while not being first prize, with the .....
» 1/09/2008 6:20:28 AM Jason, The normal society of a few centuries ago involved women having kids 18-25, dying .....
» 30/08/2008 11:46:54 AM To sum up the article: Ignorance is Bliss. Truth has had a deleterious effect on religio.....
» 30/08/2008 11:38:46 AM Yabby has it in one. The present work environment is designed around those who have work .....
» 28/08/2008 9:43:23 PM Could it be that their skill sets are out of date? Marketing has always been a young perso.....
» 28/08/2008 9:37:36 PM Standing forests are at best carbon neutral. Harvesting the wood and converting it to a p.....
» 28/08/2008 9:32:32 PM I hear all about how Gunns subverted the process to get their project approved. What I th.....
» 24/08/2008 11:49:32 AM BettyMC and others, What if your daughter were one of the few that died as a result of th.....
» 17/08/2008 9:10:50 AM Hi Bronwyn, Sorry to take so long to reply, but with regards your comment of "When I.....
» 10/08/2008 9:05:03 AM With climate changed being so politically charged, and having such a huge effect on future.....
» 10/08/2008 8:11:16 AM From what I recall the purpose of the Olympics was to bring together warring factions and .....
» 10/08/2008 7:52:48 AM "Looking at the oldest continuous civilisation in the world, its very longevity would.....
» 7/08/2008 7:53:15 PM Aus has both mandatory detention and extremely low levels of illegal immigration. Co incid.....
» 26/07/2008 8:54:11 AM Bronwyn, People have been complaining of the sexualisation of their daughters for generat.....
» 26/07/2008 7:25:42 AM To quote "The company successfully raised $11.5 million via an IPO in 2002, as well a.....
» 25/07/2008 6:38:01 AM Sylvia, Geothermal power is not old. Neither is it that difficult to do quickly if there .....
» 25/07/2008 6:01:27 AM SJF, I think you missed the point of my comment, I was not upset that others expressed th.....
» 24/07/2008 7:33:14 AM While concious of the need to protect the world against paedophiles, I am worried at the p.....
» 24/07/2008 6:45:05 AM As far as I have read, the Hot rocks system has yet to even achieve energy neutrality, and.....
» 24/07/2008 5:58:58 AM HRS, Using your simplistic approach to sex education could be used in other areas. Fat p.....
» 20/07/2008 5:39:01 PM HRS, You are fighting a rear guard action here. Promoting abstinence as an alternative t.....
» 16/07/2008 7:58:02 PM In the bad old days before welfare and enforced child support. Marriages were in place to .....
» 15/07/2008 5:43:14 PM HRS Please refer to this link: http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/unplanned-pregnanc.....
» 15/07/2008 6:13:59 AM HRS Finally someone who acknowledges that the bible has no guidance for today's society. .....
» 13/07/2008 11:38:46 AM Yabby, Ammonium nitrate, and phosphates are not petroleum derivatives (the main ingredien.....
» 9/07/2008 6:01:32 AM David, There are lots of things about abortion that are bad, however, there are also many.....
» 9/07/2008 5:28:29 AM Divergence, Your map shows that Aus does not produce as much wheat as France, but more th.....
» 6/07/2008 9:02:45 PM Rstuart, Before you rubbish what I am saying please at least make the effort to read the .....
» 6/07/2008 2:53:14 PM "The optimum population for Australia is said to be between 10 13 million". T.....
» 6/07/2008 1:21:12 PM Graham, Well put. Whether Clive's assessment of climate change is accurate or not does no.....
» 6/07/2008 12:41:39 PM I would say that they are the long term future, but as pointed out above the generation of.....
» 6/07/2008 12:34:57 PM David and others from the religious right are fighting a rear guard action as only 10% act.....
» 11/06/2008 10:36:29 PM Rudd's nuclear posturing was for the Australian electorate, or possibly to pander to the U.....
» 12/04/2008 3:25:15 PM While secular society has gone a long way in establishing values through its legal system .....
» 9/04/2008 9:41:54 PM Bushbred, Kissinger was only 25 in 1948, he only began to seriously influence world affa.....
» 8/04/2008 10:17:02 PM Bushbred, I didn't do politics at university, but I was taught not to accept blindly the.....
» 8/04/2008 2:22:58 PM Bushbred, Poorly armed Arabs? What rubbish. The British protectorate of Palestine went .....
» 7/04/2008 6:30:47 PM Passy, Considering that every Arab Israeli war from 1948 to 1976 was started by the Arabs.....
» 5/04/2008 6:24:31 PM The comments of Marilyn use the same logic as those who deny the holocaust existed. Simply.....
» 21/03/2008 2:28:46 PM Some friends of mine live in Carlingford. Their children go to the local public high schoo.....
» 20/02/2008 9:07:45 PM Rainer, That abuse was acceptably customarily was an incorrect premise. That this has bee.....
» 19/02/2008 6:08:46 PM Passy, The information I was relying on was the report by the ABC that levels of child ab.....
» 12/02/2008 9:36:05 PM Passy, Once again you are misrepresenting the facts. The report you are referring to incl.....
» 12/02/2008 6:01:38 PM Passy, Your comment of "The rate of removal of Aboriginal children today is 50% high.....
» 4/02/2008 6:09:23 PM Passy, I apologise for my leave of absence from the forum, but to pick up where I left of.....
» 27/01/2008 7:32:58 PM As the peak load occurs between 6pm and 9pm this is exactly when the base load supply is m.....
» 27/01/2008 7:12:59 PM Passy, The childish and puerile use of the "racist" card shows that your argume.....
» 27/01/2008 7:30:16 AM Passy, You are right it was childish, but some mods are just too tempting to pass up espe.....
» 26/01/2008 7:06:01 PM The best comment on the issue I heard from a friend is "porn is like alcohol. Some is.....
» 26/01/2008 6:44:49 PM John Passant would have us weep and bewail the Australia of today. Most of what is today .....
» 22/01/2008 7:58:08 PM I just love the optimism of the renewables supporters. Matt, you glibly slip in 2bn for H.....
» 14/01/2008 6:00:45 PM CM, The fraud that is the nuclear industry seems to have convinced the British gov who ha.....
» 6/01/2008 1:52:29 PM This is typical of the paranoid parochial comments from Bashir Goth. Please stop posting .....
» 6/01/2008 1:48:54 PM Australia is far better off today than 10 years ago. JH's detractors are claiming that it .....
» 6/01/2008 1:38:29 PM Taking a wild guess, The buyers of Zoo mag are not women. Audrey has given them exactly .....
» 3/01/2008 6:03:00 PM I don't think that you will find anyone that labels himself "right wing" due to .....
» 31/12/2007 10:39:12 PM Wiz, Hate to break it to you, but with demand growing for electricity at about 4% p.a. Ef.....
» 31/12/2007 10:24:34 PM Izzo, Your inability to read what I wrote is only matched by your ignorance of the new la.....
» 31/12/2007 4:12:37 PM WizofAus statements are of his beliefs and core values. I agree with all of them as I gues.....
» 31/12/2007 12:44:47 PM Whilst being a fan of Doris Lessing, I would not agree entirely with her assertion that th.....
» 31/12/2007 6:59:18 AM Simple research on the net shows that the developing world's CO2 cmmissions have now overt.....
» 31/12/2007 5:37:55 AM So far the arguments for allowing torture are intellectually feeble. That there are speci.....
» 31/12/2007 4:55:39 AM Let's extend the analogy, we are in the late 70s and the two working choices, VHS and Beta.....
» 23/12/2007 9:25:35 PM As the effect of postponing births would deflate the birth / child figures in one period b.....
» 23/12/2007 11:45:50 AM The major reason that the population is growing is that the life expectancy is increasing......
» 22/12/2007 10:35:47 AM Ludwig, The population growth figures on the dept of immigration website would tend to di.....
» 21/12/2007 5:37:44 PM Ludwig, Obviously maths isn't your strong point. A birth rate of 2.1 is needed to replace.....
» 19/12/2007 9:32:43 PM Fickle pickle, As the company is using gov funds to do the work, the risk is of lack of .....
» 19/12/2007 4:11:35 AM Fickle Pickle Your figures on geothermal energy make me want to run out and build one now.....
» 19/12/2007 3:56:40 AM Ludwig, The mean birth rate per child has spiked to 1.86 from 1.75. As the long term rate.....
» 16/12/2007 11:58:18 AM As coal is easily converted to fuel as per the Sasol plant in South Africa, I would say th.....
» 16/12/2007 8:53:03 AM As the greatest cause of population growth in Aus is immigration, the easiest way to contr.....
» 16/12/2007 8:35:55 AM As SIG has so eloquently put it, there is a valid argument for screening, however, the arg.....
» 16/12/2007 8:16:26 AM That the colonising powers in Africa could have done better there is no doubt, however, th.....
» 15/12/2007 8:13:35 PM The mule is advocating the return to subsistence faruming. The single thing that enabled.....
» 8/12/2007 2:24:31 AM The mule, Actually, GM crops allow the use of less pesticide per hectare of crop. The po.....
» 8/12/2007 2:20:16 AM The reasons for separation of churches in the 16th century were multi faceted. They includ.....
» 7/12/2007 4:13:01 PM When we got married some time ago my wife (with reasonably strong feminist leanings) insis.....
» 7/12/2007 7:35:54 AM There we have it, The only valid argument against GM food is that people are fearful. The.....
» 4/12/2007 9:37:05 PM Possibly with the new GM Cannola greater crop yields will improve the viability of biofuel.....
» 3/12/2007 5:06:34 PM Beazley was a buffoon, His grandiose and wild statements did little for the crediblity of.....
» 2/12/2007 5:54:29 AM Wobbles, Please read http://www.newscientist.com/channel/life/mg19526125.000-snake-dna-f.....
» 1/12/2007 5:50:33 PM Cuphandle, Before criticising Bugsy, it would at least be polite to read what he wrote ot.....
» 1/12/2007 1:55:05 PM Once again Petal says you can save $2b by not subsidising private education. What a pathe.....
» 1/12/2007 6:55:21 AM New Scientist has just carried an article regarding the transfer of genes from the carpet .....
» 28/11/2007 8:27:51 AM The supreme court in the USA ruled that ID was creationism in another guise and that there.....
» 28/11/2007 8:19:10 AM It is good to see that reason occasionally triumphs over retoric. PS. Gene therapy for hu.....
» 28/11/2007 6:08:29 AM eftfnc, With the removal of the moritorium it would appear that you don't represent the m.....
» 21/11/2007 4:16:35 AM Petal says the taxpayer could save $2b a year by not funding private schools. The taxpaye.....
» 20/11/2007 1:54:56 AM The world is slowly starting to adopt GM crops as extensive testing over the last decade h.....
» 19/11/2007 8:50:47 PM This article is nothing but propogandist rubbish. No independent school accepts or reject.....
» 5/11/2007 5:47:35 PM The main failings of the health system stem from it trying to be all things to all people......
» 1/11/2007 6:42:37 PM Sir Vivor, it appears I have struck a nerve, I am sorry that my actual experience does no.....
» 1/11/2007 5:24:42 AM Xoddam, Having had a large involvement in power generation and distribution I have been i.....
» 30/10/2007 10:37:29 PM The topic seems to have drifted off water useage. Is this because all anti nuclear threadi.....
» 30/10/2007 5:26:39 AM The points that Sir Vivor and Xoddam missed or chose to ignore from my previous post were:.....
» 28/10/2007 5:59:30 PM The issue with any power station is that generation process has a limited efficiency. For.....
» 16/10/2007 8:55:51 PM WizofAus, with regards denmark, the unemployment was sitting at 13% in 1994 when they und.....
» 16/10/2007 8:45:35 PM This is not an article, but a wordy ineloquent spew. I have seen more balanced and informe.....
» 6/10/2007 2:48:07 PM Ho Hum I read your two links, and was impressed with two examples of exactly what Tempstra.....
» 29/09/2007 7:32:51 AM I have heard a lot said about the base load Myth or furphy and while I am a very strong pr.....

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