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» 19/04/2007 3:39:10 PM There are plenty of instances of appointments of people in the public and private sectors .....
» 18/04/2007 1:14:34 PM Fully agree with Greg. It is ludicrous that the big killer drugs in Australia, tobacco and.....
» 12/04/2007 1:52:59 PM What the Chinese say is "may you live in interesting times" and it is meant as a.....
» 30/03/2007 5:11:26 PM Well I am an atheist and a confirmed believer in public education. You really have to be g.....
» 30/03/2007 4:57:10 PM This article is even more pertinent in the light of David Hick's "guilty" plea. .....
» 28/03/2007 11:51:23 AM Hick's guilty plea carries no more weight than a confession obtained under tortue. It may .....
» 26/03/2007 11:34:33 AM Cousins is not accused of drinking to excess, he is accused of using illegal drugs. What t.....
» 12/03/2007 12:48:56 PM I am a retired babyboomer living on my superannuation so I am not directly affected by wor.....
» 14/02/2007 10:57:20 AM Howard is challenging Rudd to say what will happen in Iraq if the troops leave. The truth .....
» 12/02/2007 12:53:28 PM The major polls have shown a steady drift away from the coalition to Labor for more than 1.....
» 8/02/2007 4:14:12 PM Of course we don't control climate. Perhaps global warming is just part of a natural cycle.....
» 2/02/2007 2:54:40 PM If David Hicks was being held under the conditions he is by any country other than the US,.....
» 23/01/2007 1:48:17 PM Pericles If you think you can write a more constructive article than Mr Tanner please do s.....
» 15/01/2007 12:49:22 PM Joel is currently a law student at Bond Uni. I wonder what experience he has working in th.....
» 15/01/2007 11:56:52 AM I agree with Hedgehog. In this example WorkChoices is really NoChoices for most workers. I.....
» 3/11/2006 1:57:23 PM If the US elections were conducted under the standards we take for granted in Australia th.....
» 1/11/2006 3:40:04 PM Here is more verification of the validity of the report published in the Lancet http://www.....
» 31/10/2006 4:52:00 PM Ted The fact is that experts in this field back the methodology used to calculate the numb.....
» 31/10/2006 1:37:29 PM Leigh The WA Noongar decision if allowed to stand would cost taxpayers absolutely nothing......
» 31/10/2006 1:26:23 PM Flint has shown himself to be too close to Jones in the past to be able to objectively ass.....
» 31/10/2006 1:17:37 PM Ted slams the Lancet study because the results are so unpalatable but read what experts in.....
» 9/10/2006 12:18:07 PM It is only 14 years since the introduction of universal compulsory superannuation. However.....
» 2/10/2006 2:31:39 PM In an ideal world the best teachers would be working in the worst skills where their skill.....
» 29/09/2006 1:11:25 PM Ken seems to have overlooked the second part of the standard: "while at the same time.....
» 24/09/2006 12:46:53 PM T800 Australian culture, if there is such a thing, is made up of a combination of many dif.....
» 21/09/2006 10:21:54 PM Sorry T800, it is you that will have to leave if you are not happy. Australian culture is .....
» 21/09/2006 3:22:07 PM VK3AUU I think I would rather leave it to the High Court to determine the extent of the ap.....
» 21/09/2006 1:50:03 PM Don't often agree with Mirko but he is spot on here. These are universal values, not frame.....
» 16/09/2006 12:17:51 AM I agree with Tony Kevin's last post. David is bad enough when he just sprouts the Bible as.....
» 10/09/2006 1:40:06 PM B_D Please explain why the Palestinians were in Jordan and not in Palestine. Could it be t.....
» 8/09/2006 8:53:23 PM BOAZ_David, The idea of a Creator is a man made concept which defies any rational belief. .....
» 8/09/2006 12:41:06 PM Thanks from me too Tony. I am a little younger than you, just turned 60. I spent my workin.....
» 8/09/2006 12:23:47 PM Lapkin says "But this sudden largesse - which everyone knows comes directly from the .....
» 4/09/2006 3:36:39 PM If the High Court does strike down these laws, and I hope it does, I look forward to the r.....
» 4/09/2006 2:44:59 PM I am a fourth generation Australian and I don't know what constitutes "Australian val.....
» 30/08/2006 4:51:38 PM Coach I thought you were going alright (and I am an atheist) until you said the earth is t.....
» 30/08/2006 4:36:28 PM Free David Hicks, lock up David Flint! This article just confirms who is the greater dange.....
» 29/08/2006 3:29:35 PM Here is an alternative view on the benevolent philanthropy of Gates & Buffet. http://www.c.....
» 29/08/2006 3:21:09 PM I have no problem with Tony Abbott holding profound religious beliefs. However I do have a.....
» 15/08/2006 6:51:41 PM You can get reports from HRW by joining here http://www.hrw.org/act/subscribe-mlists/subsc.....
» 7/08/2006 12:45:24 PM By itself a small increase in interest rates would not have significant political implicat.....
» 7/08/2006 12:27:25 PM I don't support the mining of uranium or nuclear energy. However, if the mining of uranium.....
» 7/08/2006 12:14:35 PM I don't often agree with James but he is spot on this time......
» 31/07/2006 1:06:22 PM So the "NO" case won the day. What now - the people of Toowomba still don't have.....
» 29/06/2006 6:35:37 PM "it was Islam that started the war on the US . Does 9/11 still rind (sic) a bell? The.....
» 28/06/2006 4:31:08 PM I seem to recall it was Joh who had difficulty with understanding the concept of separatio.....
» 2/06/2006 1:27:28 PM As an original baby boomer (b 1946) I wonder who Judy is talking about. Certainly not me o.....
» 31/05/2006 4:40:01 PM Looks like Father Howard has annulled the marriage before it could even be consumated. No .....
» 25/05/2006 10:42:49 PM Stephen The line "If your white etc" is from a song by Big Bill Broonsy, an Amer.....
» 24/05/2006 11:01:23 PM There is nothing beautiful about boxing nor the people who support it as a sport. The soon.....
» 19/05/2006 4:48:42 PM The Bible and DVC are both works of fiction written by mere mortals. The only difference i.....
» 27/04/2006 1:35:05 PM Is it any wonder John Howard admires George Bush so much. This is just the sort of society.....
» 7/04/2006 3:25:54 PM If it was white kids in the suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne sniffing petrol ( and I am sur.....
» 30/03/2006 3:47:12 PM Why would Howard care about a shortage of affordable housing? His business cronies and asp.....
» 28/03/2006 11:41:10 PM marklatham Now you will get screwed in the good times as well as the bad, and no union wil.....
» 27/03/2006 1:05:34 PM "More than 20 per cent of workers called "permanent casuals" now work flexi.....
» 21/03/2006 3:58:24 PM Why should anyone be surprised that State politicians act like politicians everywhere in s.....
» 13/03/2006 3:34:45 PM No need for any further research into education issues - Kevin has the answer to every pro.....
» 10/03/2006 1:21:38 PM There should be a law against writing stupid articles like this!.....
» 16/02/2006 5:04:10 PM Its a film. It tells a story. Some people might not like the story, or think some things w.....
» 29/01/2006 1:50:50 PM Interesting analysis Goeff but the only thing that matters is whether the 500 000 "lo.....
» 25/01/2006 4:30:27 PM Macca If you don't know the recent history of the Democrats it is understandable why you d.....
» 25/01/2006 11:20:01 AM This sort of comment from Andrew Murray is a bit rich when he is responsible for most of t.....
» 13/01/2006 1:01:41 PM Africa is a continent, not a nation and it can't all be lumped in and treated as one. Ther.....
» 12/01/2006 11:59:43 AM I am totally opposed to nuclear weapons and would welcome total disarmament. However, give.....
» 11/01/2006 11:44:41 AM It is Leighs' posts which are boring. Rejects anything which doesn't conform to his view o.....
» 10/01/2006 11:43:13 AM Wonderful story. Has made my day......
» 10/01/2006 11:35:42 AM So we can expect that if (when) DeLay is found guilty in court he will be given a pardon b.....
» 9/01/2006 6:54:18 PM The points made by Dave are consistent with the characteristics of fascism identified in t.....
» 9/01/2006 6:36:59 PM Could posting here be in breach of this draconion law? Need to be very careful what I say......
» 5/01/2006 10:00:54 PM Fran asked what are weasel words. They are essentially words intended to suck the meaning .....
» 22/12/2005 5:57:41 PM To look at Pericles query from another perspective, has any country which has adopted a Bi.....
» 22/12/2005 3:43:19 PM I am pleased that Australia, or at least parts of it, is catching up with the rest of the .....
» 16/12/2005 5:05:30 PM I am also a long term Amnesty International member and value the work the organisation doe.....
» 16/12/2005 2:56:04 PM I agree with jimoctec. It is the control the chemical companies have over the use of the G.....
» 14/12/2005 12:16:04 PM Froggie Where are the nuclear power stations you mention - new, under construction or prop.....
» 12/12/2005 2:13:26 PM "Itís now time to re-open the senate inquiry into Customs IT outsourcing" Unfort.....
» 10/12/2005 11:39:16 AM Collywobbles It was Froggie that said uranium would last for 50 years at current consumpti.....
» 9/12/2005 11:12:24 PM Froggie Supply of uranium might last 50 years at the current rate of consumption but how l.....
» 8/12/2005 11:28:44 PM Yuyutsu An advantage of being an atheist is that you can abuse your body without worrying .....
» 6/12/2005 11:20:02 PM I am totally opposed to the death penalty as a matter of principle - killing under the clo.....
» 6/12/2005 10:29:33 PM Those supporters of nuclear power should immediately lobby their local member and demand t.....
» 5/12/2005 11:06:51 AM Absolutely agree with Greg. All that the current "war on drugs" achieves is to e.....
» 26/11/2005 11:48:47 PM Actually, for those who don't recall the ACTU has had previous involvement in business bac.....
» 11/11/2005 9:34:45 PM Great post from someone who actually knows a lot about the situation in France, rather tha.....
» 11/11/2005 1:10:32 PM Con seeks to justify the restrictions on our civil liberties because we are at war. Sorry,.....
» 9/11/2005 2:02:44 PM Rebecca Good on you. Please send a copy of this to John Howard, Kevin Andrews and Peter Co.....
» 19/10/2005 4:29:23 PM I am with John on this. Excellent article. If the spooks "know" of 800 people wh.....
» 18/10/2005 3:13:18 PM I agree with Rod that we should all be concerned about the terrorism legislation. What is .....
» 14/10/2005 9:55:20 PM Timkins is not always anti-female I have found - see here http://forum.onlineopinion.com.a.....
» 14/10/2005 11:51:35 AM Timkins Your posts here http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?article=188 indicate.....
» 13/10/2005 1:30:08 PM Timkins I am confused. You have indicated elsewhere that you don't believe anything writte.....
» 13/10/2005 1:09:09 PM Timkins Does your Mum agree with your views?.....
» 10/10/2005 5:11:07 PM Timkins So what you are saying is this article would need to be written by a male before y.....
» 10/10/2005 3:33:15 PM Rather than follow the US or Italy in addressing this issue it would seem we are following.....
» 7/10/2005 3:28:33 PM I'm with Laurie on this. Kevin has pushing this barrow for so long it would have been amaz.....
» 29/09/2005 1:55:28 PM Comments by Timkins and the Big Fish may indicate their concerns but have nothing to do wi.....
» 16/09/2005 12:26:55 PM David More information please about the State that advertised for a Chief Justice and got .....
» 14/09/2005 11:51:08 AM Nick refers only to Brogden's inappropriate racist comment about Helena Carr. If that was .....
» 30/08/2005 3:12:09 PM Who really wants or needs all this information about schools performance? My kids have all.....
» 25/08/2005 10:04:15 PM Those posters who keep carrying on about the threat Muslims are to Australian culture need.....
» 21/08/2005 5:09:45 PM Muslims make up about 1.5% of the Australian population. That means 98.5% are not Muslim. .....
» 19/08/2005 8:13:39 PM Arjay So what is the problem?.....
» 19/08/2005 6:25:53 PM I am sure "Bomber" Beazley would jump at the idea if he could travel to Cuba on .....
» 19/08/2005 6:08:59 PM In his first sentence John refers to the "rapidly growing Muslim problem". There.....
» 19/08/2005 6:00:02 PM Pericles So you won't seek to get more information from Jeremy because you don't want to b.....
» 18/08/2005 10:01:50 PM Pericles At the end of his article, Jeremy invites anyone who wants sources or data on cla.....
» 26/07/2005 10:20:57 PM Corin Trying to explain success at the State level but not at the Federal level on the bas.....
» 26/07/2005 1:10:15 PM This is the same Labor Party that has won successive elections in every State and Territor.....
» 6/07/2005 4:28:54 PM 'Information from Guantanamo interrogations derailed plans for attacks during the Athens O.....
» 1/07/2005 4:02:29 PM The real (negative) impact of the proposed changes will become evident when the inevitable.....
» 7/06/2005 4:07:41 PM I have no objections to values being part of the education process, as long as they are my.....
» 5/06/2005 5:26:10 PM Al What a pathetic little rant that was. I suggest you go and have a cold shower, take a B.....
» 1/06/2005 8:48:53 PM That still doesn't explain how torture is going to produce the result you expect......
» 1/06/2005 7:24:31 PM Al Bundy - how would you know: 1 - the person you have in custody knows about the supposed.....
» 26/04/2005 10:02:45 PM This post was supposed to be about alternative arrangements for detaining refugees (see or.....
» 18/04/2005 5:59:07 PM Col Rouge - all of my grandparents were born in Australia, but one of my great-grandfather.....
» 17/04/2005 9:52:46 PM BOAZ_David et al keep flogging the argument "we won the election" so the rest of.....
» 12/04/2005 9:24:27 PM I find it a very tenuous proposition to say that the parents "loved" Terri more .....
» 11/04/2005 8:43:30 PM I am glad to see BOAZ_David supports limited detention time but I don't understand his pro.....
» 11/04/2005 12:36:59 PM Col Rouge, you were indeed fortunate that you were able to avail yourself of due procedure.....
» 9/04/2005 5:26:08 PM Maybe the post is nearly closed but I challenge the suggestion that is only "lefties&.....
» 7/04/2005 11:07:49 PM Kevin might like to read the posts at http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?article.....
» 7/04/2005 9:50:08 PM Asylum seekers are not illegal immigrants(see previous post).If they were illegal ie had b.....
» 7/04/2005 1:48:15 PM Sayeret, of course the Japanese could have invaded Australia except for the entry of Ameri.....
» 6/04/2005 4:58:05 PM I just wish to take Josh up on one point of history. No GIs died defending Australia agai.....
» 5/04/2005 12:37:56 PM plerdsus seems confused about the issue here. The Howard government has been, and will co.....
» 3/04/2005 11:38:53 PM Oops!Should be the reality does not match the hype!.....
» 3/04/2005 11:37:35 PM Here is another comment on "charter schools" in the US. http://www.commondreams......
» 29/03/2005 10:08:49 PM I agree with Pericles in that if people want to pay for the privilege of sending their chi.....
» 29/03/2005 4:57:34 PM Is this the sort of private education system Julie is advocating? http://www.fightingbob.c.....
» 20/03/2005 10:32:29 PM I think I now understand Cranky's problem with bias. As she has indicated, Packer, Murdoch.....
» 19/03/2005 1:51:09 PM I am disappointed, but not surprised, no-one has taken up the invitation to nominate an al.....
» 18/03/2005 1:34:18 PM I have been listening to/watching "our" ABC for over 40 years ( I am an original.....
» 1/03/2005 7:11:20 PM While voting is not completed, it seems to me the informal vote is quite high. Is this rig.....

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