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5 hours ago, LB 15 said:

I threw the DLP in as an example of another failed left party based on self interest. The interest in that case being the Catholic Church. 

My old man was DLP,  they were right wing religious fundamentalists...

Remember Bob Santamaria and Senator Harradine?

We led the way here, the DLP was our own Tea Party, Jo Bjelke Peterson was our own Trump...

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1 hour ago, Bent Sailor said:

Oh, I don't think much of her as a politician. Some of the things she fought for were good.... but she was often just following her thought-bubble for the day without much in the way of connection to known facts. However, as bad as she was in that regard, compared to the Liberals, the Nationals, and the ALP - she got back information regarding her citizenship and immediately did the right thing once her dual citizenship was confirmed.

For all her other flaws, Jacqui did the right thing. The Greens did the right thing too. The Liberals, the Nationals, and the ALP did not. That's worth noting.

agreed

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8 minutes ago, olaf hart said:

My old man was DLP,  they were right wing religious fundamentalists...

Remember Bob Santamaria and Senator Harradine?

We led the way here, the DLP was our own Tea Party, Jo Bjelke Peterson was our own Trump...

Hmm Russ Hinze...you got to own it, no one did corruption like those old Queenslanders.

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2 minutes ago, olaf hart said:

If you want more Jacquis, down here we have thousands more where she came from...

To be honest - not really interested in much of her antics. Just going to give credit where credit is due. 

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Oh give me a break Bent. Give her credit for what? Being dumb enough to not realise for months that due to her father's heritage she might have a problem. Cry me a river.

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12 minutes ago, albanyguy said:

Oh give me a break Bent. Give her credit for what? Being dumb enough to not realise for months that due to her father's heritage she might have a problem. Cry me a river.

I'm of two minds about Lambie..Sometimes she's as appalling as PH. But..she sure seems to have a genuine feel for the grievances of the great unwashed..and she has actually been there.

If she'd had the advantages of some silver spoon re Schooling she may be as smart as the next..but then she prolly wouldn't have any raison d'etre ..would she?

Smart enough to pull a couple of hundred thou PA though.  :)

I kind of like her guts..and some of her politics.

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34 minutes ago, albanyguy said:

Oh give me a break Bent. Give her credit for what? Being dumb enough to not realise for months that due to her father's heritage she might have a problem. Cry me a river.

Give her credit for immediately resigning on being informed of her foreign citizenship. Like it or not, the Liberals, Nationals, and Labor didn't do that. 

I'm not giving her sympathy, so I dunno where your "cry me a river" line is coming from. Simply pointing out that, despite being an uninformed attention-whore of a senator, she still had more integrity than the three major parties put together. I know, I know, some people cannot bring themselves to admit someone you disagree with did something right. I'm not one of those people.

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Um..she may not have had much choice..It was her that focused attention on herself and her citizenship last week I believe..kinda been slapped with her own handbag :D

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1 hour ago, olaf hart said:

My old man was DLP,  they were right wing religious fundamentalists...

Remember Bob Santamaria and Senator Harradine?

We led the way here, the DLP was our own Tea Party, Jo Bjelke Peterson was our own Trump...

Jo Bjelke was our George W 

Clive Palmer was our Trump

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1 hour ago, random said:

To be honest? Yeah?

So what are you normally?

Snarky and/or sarcastic. Some people need me to be clear when I'm not.

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21 hours ago, olaf hart said:

My old man was DLP,  they were right wing religious fundamentalists...

Remember Bob Santamaria and Senator Harradine?

We led the way here, the DLP was our own Tea Party, Jo Bjelke Peterson was our own Trump...

Yeah that was my point. Though it gets hard to distinguish the fringe nutters whether right or left.

I admired Harradine. He managed to extract a lot more than a kilogram of flesh from both major parties when they were in government. Wouldn't have voted for him, but I liked his style.

FKT

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21 hours ago, Shortforbob said:

Hmm Russ Hinze...you got to own it, no one did corruption like those old Queenslanders.

Come off it, they were amateurs. They got caught. You need to go back to Bob Askin in NSW for serious and effective corruption.

Eddie Obeid did his best but sadly, it wasn't good enough. Now Kristina Keneally is running for Federal Parliament in Bennelong. This should be entertaining. I predict she loses.

FKT

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The top 9 electorates to vote NO are all held by Labor.

 

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17 minutes ago, Mohammed Bin Lyin said:

The top 9 electorates to vote NO are all held by Labor.

 

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Which is why equating them as the party of the left is retarded. Thanks for proving what we've been saying for fucking decades.

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On 14/11/2017 at 9:36 AM, random said:

If you drive around Australia you get blinded by the reflections off all the solar panels, 

Ah so it is the solar panels that stop you from seeing reality? I knew there had to be something.

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20 hours ago, Shortforbob said:

I'm of two minds about Lambie.

Well that is two more than she has. 

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20 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

Give her credit for immediately resigning on being informed of her foreign citizenship. Like it or not, the Liberals, Nationals, and Labor didn't do that. 

I'm not giving her sympathy, so I dunno where your "cry me a river" line is coming from. Simply pointing out that, despite being an uninformed attention-whore of a senator, she still had more integrity than the three major parties put together. I know, I know, some people cannot bring themselves to admit someone you disagree with did something right. I'm not one of those people.

Give her a ring. She might be into tiny cocks- who knows?

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7 minutes ago, Bent Sailor said:

Which is why equating them as the party of the left is retarded. Thanks for proving what we've been saying for fucking decades.

Who the fuck are 'we' and what have you been saying for decades? That the ALP hate poofs? Spit it out man- what are you trying to say?

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Christopher Pyne blames hacker for Twitter account liking gay pornographic tweet

 

Cabinet minister Christopher Pyne says hackers are to blame for his Twitter account liking an explicit gay pornographic video.

"I was hacked overnight!" Mr Pyne tweeted this morning, saying he had been asleep at 2:00am when the "like" occurred.

Sure Chris we believe you...Bwahahahahahahaha

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-16/christopher-pyne-says-hacker-liked-porn-tweet/9155964

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So..now we've got that ridiculous straw man out of the way ..Bakers and florists??

I cant make head or tail out of this. could someone please explain?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-16/same-sex-survey-results-why-we-need-amendments-to-the-bill/9151854

Amendments to allow service providers to discriminate on religious grounds?

It's unaustralian.

As far as I'm concerned, let some twit put up a notice advising that they won't serve rainbow people and see what it does to their business....Fuckwits. 

and the sex discrimination act already prohibits a baker from refusing to make rainbow cake.

 

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1 hour ago, Shortforbob said:

and the sex discrimination act already prohibits a baker from refusing to make rainbow cake.

Hence the religious whack-jobs trying to sneak it back in via a  vote  survey that they lost. They don't like that they cannot currently discriminate, they're sore they couldn't keep the government from doing so, and so they're agitating to get scavenge something from the defeat.

Thing is, the survey combined with the recent census actually shows how weak the religious right's hand is on this matter. Despite their investment in the campaign, they lost decisively. Despite their claims to a silent majority, they've been shown to be a noisy minority. And most importantly, the strongest "No" electorates are solidly safe seats. They're not going to change hands over this issue.

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13 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

Hence the religious whack-jobs trying to sneak it back in via a  vote  survey that they lost. They don't like that they cannot currently discriminate, they're sore they couldn't keep the government from doing so, and so they're agitating to get scavenge something from the defeat.

Thing is, the survey combined with the recent census actually shows how weak the religious right's hand is on this matter. Despite their investment in the campaign, they lost decisively. Despite their claims to a silent majority, they've been shown to be a noisy minority. And most importantly, the strongest "No" electorates are solidly safe seats. They're not going to change hands over this issue.

Spoken like a Trump supporter. You go girl!

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16 hours ago, Shortforbob said:

So..now we've got that ridiculous straw man out of the way ..Bakers and florists??

I cant make head or tail out of this. could someone please explain?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-16/same-sex-survey-results-why-we-need-amendments-to-the-bill/9151854

Amendments to allow service providers to discriminate on religious grounds?

It's unaustralian.

As far as I'm concerned, let some twit put up a notice advising that they won't serve rainbow people and see what it does to their business....Fuckwits. 

and the sex discrimination act already prohibits a baker from refusing to make rainbow cake.

 

If some homophobic baker doesn't want to make a cock shaped cake for some pillow biters wedding then so be it. The only reason that the Dick lickers would force the issue is to make a point anyway. It is never wise to force someone who hates you into preparing food for you. 

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1 hour ago, random said:

Hahaahaaaaa  LB and his Freudian cock fetish.  He does go on about it.

We really don't want to know the details.

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2 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

We really don't want to know the details.

I have identified you two as a pair of cocks. Does that help?

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43 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

I have identified you two as a pair of cocks. Does that help?

Ol mate Bent is the master of ignore. And Randy didn't even quote you...

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12 minutes ago, random said:

LB sees cocks everywhere he looks.  Everything looks kinda like a cock to LB.

Quite. Where LB sees dicks (you and bent) I see a pair of cunts. Australians understand that type of talk.

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12 hours ago, random said:

LB sees cocks everywhere he looks.  Everything looks kinda like a cock to LB.

It's a conspiracy.  

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Well I'm glad the cock talked stopped on Saturday morning.

Now to more pressing matters to hand.

Yep you guessed it...cue that Queen song...Another One Bites the Dust

This time one of Zenophon's crew - Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore. Seems her mother was British even though she was born in Singapore.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-22/sky-kakoschke-moore-reveals-dual-citizenship-concerns/9179502

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31 minutes ago, albanyguy said:

Well I'm glad the cock talked stopped on Saturday morning.

Now to more pressing matters to hand.

Yep you guessed it...cue that Queen song...Another One Bites the Dust

This time one of Zenophon's crew - Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore. Seems her mother was British even though she was born in Singapore.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-22/sky-kakoschke-moore-reveals-dual-citizenship-concerns/9179502

Was she one of the Kensington Kakoschke- Moore's? I think I rowed with her brother Serbastion at Eton.

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Another nail in Joyce's Coffin.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-22/gina-rinehart-influence-over-barnaby-joyce-ag-policy-questioned/9181448

Gina hands him a $40,000 bribe.. award..

Mr Joyce initially accepted the giant novelty cheque, saying he intended to spend the money on his property.

But after being roundly criticised by his opponents, including Labor, who labelled the award "smelly", Mr Joyce's office released a statement saying he would "politely decline" it.

Award polarises dinner guests

The award Mrs Rinehart polarised many in the room at the dinner, which was held as part of National Agriculture Day, following other events put on by the Agriculture Department and the National Farmer's Federation (NFF).

The Department and the NFF have confirmed they did not sponsor the dinner or the award and today the farm lobby distanced itself from the prize.

NFF president Fiona Simson said they were "completely surprised" by the presentation.

 
 
 
 

 

The reactions among the hundreds of guests who attended the evening event varied from approval to vehement opposition.

Is he stupid or what?

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He'll be back in. He handed the award money back...yeah yeah yeah I know it was after there was a bit of an outcry, especially after what he reportedly said when he accepted the ceremonial cheque, but in the end he did the right thing, probably had no option too mind you.

Pretty poor judgement by Gina to award him the prize given he's in the middle of an election campaign.

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Turns out Hanson is not as popular as she thinks she is. Neither for that matter is the LNP. On the other hand, it turns out that some people are realising what I've been saying all along:

The federal Coalition's problem is that people forget it is a coalition. As in, made up of two distinct parties. The federal
Liberal Party has only ever won – secured a majority of seats – in three elections in its own right. Robert Menzies never
did it. John Howard did it once – in the 1996 anti-Keating landslide. The other two were in 1975 and 1977 in the wake
of the Whitlam dismissal.

SMH

 

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On 11/24/2017 at 7:44 PM, random said:

I'm gunna vote for Pauline just to see how crazy this shit can get.

She is completely bat shit crazy. Only bent lives in an equally absurd state of political self denial as she does.

PAULINE Hanson has claimed One Nation could still win up to 10 seats in the Queensland State Parliament as she defended her party’s performance in the state election.

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/state-election-2017/queensland-election-results-2017-pauline-hanson-on-60-minutes/news-story/311af0ee32c8c7253705120d2d218695

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20 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

She is completely bat shit crazy. Only bent lives in an equally absurd state of political self denial as she does.

PAULINE Hanson has claimed One Nation could still win up to 10 seats in the Queensland State Parliament as she defended her party’s performance in the state election.

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/state-election-2017/queensland-election-results-2017-pauline-hanson-on-60-minutes/news-story/311af0ee32c8c7253705120d2d218695

Pity she didn't, and the Greens also win 10. It'd be great for the entertainment factor alone.....

FKT

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Wow, 1 in 7 Queenslanders voted for the redheaded bigoted racist flateather.

1 in 7...

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It is always entertaining up here in the deep north. Thank fuck that cunt of a thing didn't get anyone up. Looks like the greens will only get one seat at best and that is probably a fair and prepositional representation of the states moron population. It showed that both the big parties (yes bent there is only one conservative party up here you pedantic fuckhead) are on the nose but only Katter was pressing the right buttons to take advantage of it and win seats. If KAP gets 3, LNP 43 ALP 46 and the GREENS 1 this could be very entertaining.

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3 minutes ago, S/V Eva said:

Wow, 1 in 7 Queenslanders voted for the redheaded bigoted racist flateather.

1 in 7...

Emphasised the element of your statement that makes it unsurprising.

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6 minutes ago, S/V Eva said:

 

Wow, 1 in 7 Queenslanders voted for the redheaded bigoted racist flateather.

1 in 7...

I in 4 adult men in Melbourne are Homosexual. 1 in 6 people in Sydney are wogs. We all have our problems.

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2 minutes ago, Bent Sailor said:

Emphasised the element of your statement that makes it unsurprising.

I in every  5000 adult males in Lake Macquarie are wankers.

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3 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

I in 4 adult men in Melbourne are Homosexual. 1 in 6 people in Sydney are wogs. We all have our problems.

Funny, but I think your pulling those numbers out of your arse.

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2 minutes ago, S/V Eva said:

Funny, but I think your pulling those numbers out of your arse.

True. Let me correct myself. 1 in every 1 adult males from Lake Macquarie ,who post on sailing anarchyare wankers.

One does like to be pedantic.

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 Barnaby Joyce retakes his seat with a 10% swing to him and labor still can't form a government in QLD a week after the election. Even with Turnbull as PM the left still can't kick a goal. I wonder if they will dump Shorten before he loses the next election or after he does. We will just have to wait and see.

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Randumb he is married and has 4 children.

And how can he be our Trump? Pretty sure he hasn't even bankrupted once!!

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must say It's nice to live in a country where our PM can make Blues Brothers references and that's all there is to scoff at .

This is the dullest parliament since....:think:

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9 hours ago, Shortforbob said:

If only they'd done their job in the beginning, we wouldn't have had to waste $120 million confirming the public support we already knew about. The "survey" was never anything more than a delaying action by a bunch of gutless wankers, some of whom ran from the room, trying to delay the inevitable.

Abbott, all talk and no head butt. headshake.gif

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On ‎11‎/‎26‎/‎2017 at 10:26 PM, LB 15 said:

I in 4 adult men in Melbourne are Homosexual. 1 in 6 people in Sydney are wogs. We all have our problems.

Always thought Sydney was poof central. NTTATWWT...

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Dutton should be shown the door'

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/mar/16/turnbull-refuses-to-condemn-or-support-duttons-comments-on-south-african-farmers

Commenting on a documentary about violent rural crime in South Africa, Dutton said farmers deserved “special attention” and should receive fast-tracked humanitarian visas from a “civilised country”.

“I do think, on the information that I’ve seen, people do need help and they need help from a civilised country like ours.”

Dutton’s comments have sparked a formal complaint from the South African government with Pretoria hauling in Canberra’s high commissioner to demand a retraction.

A conservative push to resettle "persecuted" white South African farmers in Australia is gaining momentum with several MPs calling for a special humanitarian intake.

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has caused a diplomatic row with South Africa after declaring white farmers in the country were facing "horrific circumstances" and needed protection from a "civilised country".

While the issue has hit the national headlines this week, West Australian Liberals have been agitating behind the scenes for months and last year passed a motion at the party's state council calling on the Federal Government to "resettle persecuted European minorities" in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

WA Liberal Ian Goodenough, whose electorate is home to one of the largest South African expat communities, said Australia accepted thousands of extra refugees from Syria in a one-off special intake and should do the same for white farmers "fleeing persecution".

"Violence and suffering affects all people universally," he told the ABC.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-16/persecuted-white-south-african-farmers-resettlement-gaining-mom/9556098

 

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3 minutes ago, Shortforbob said:

Dutton should be shown the door'

overdue

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Seems the current batch of Liberals forgot the first rule of a successful dog whistle - if it's obvious to everyone what you're getting at, there's no plausible deniability. 

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It seems the upper echelons of the Labor movement, aka Shorten & Bowen, don't understand it either.

I'm referring to their ludicrous plan to remove the refundability of franking credits in the case where the taxpayer does not have tax payable to offset.  They got their numbers wrong big time there not fully realising the implications on the many 1,000's of age pensioners who've held on to their CBA, TLS & other assorted blue chip shares for the franking credit to supplement their aged pension.  And in a week where they are fighting a crucial by-election battle in inner Melbourne with the Greens. Not a very smart move there.

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Yeah, in cases like this, I just cannot imagine what Labor was thinking...29213831_10156265305828829_7585274151565262848_n.jpg.b126b924cebc1284e4edfcf4f6a8cd0c.jpg

Jean earning $159,810 per year after retirement and Labor is thinking of not giving her a $12K rebate?!? The unfairness of the whole thing! Don't they realise that retirees making more from shares (and "other assets") than the average, two full-time working income family does need their government hand outs too! Do you believe the utter gall of those rats?!? :rolleyes: 

Those wealthy retirees that weren't voting Labor are really not going to vote Labor this time!

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Good try there Bent. Since the pension transfer balance cap is now $1.6m that's a pretty good return from the other assets to nett an income of $159,000 within her SMSF. Put simply, that return is not achievable without significant risk. It's a bad example.

Where did you get that example from by the way? 

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11 hours ago, albanyguy said:

Good try there Bent. Since the pension transfer balance cap is now $1.6m that's a pretty good return from the other assets to nett an income of $159,000 within her SMSF. Put simply, that return is not achievable without significant risk. It's a bad example.

Where did you get that example from by the way? 

Don't blame me - that was the Herald Sun's effort at drumming up opposition. I agree - it's fucking retarded... but that's the the argument your side is serving up. Not my fault they have slim pickings for the outrage machine; I simply used their own anti-Labor argument to prove my point.

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27 minutes ago, Bent Sailor said:

Don't blame me - that was the Herald Sun's effort at drumming up opposition. I agree - it's fucking retarded... but that's the the argument your side is serving up. Not my fault they have slim pickings for the outrage machine; I simply used their own anti-Labor argument to prove my point.

I'll bet that even if that represents a real person, you can count the number that fit in that category on the fingers of both hands.

OTOH the number of people earning not a lot more than the $18K tax free threshold who'll be affected....... ? All those people with a relatively small shareholding they took deliberately in the high dividend-paying companies to boost their income a bit.

Doesn't affect me at all so I've no axe to grind, but I think it's idiotic. How about we apply it to all taxpayers - you can never get a cash refund on overpaid tax. Bet that'd be popular.....

FKT

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2 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

Don't blame me - that was the Herald Sun's effort at drumming up opposition. I agree - it's fucking retarded... but that's the the argument your side is serving up. Not my fault they have slim pickings for the outrage machine; I simply used their own anti-Labor argument to prove my point.

Well the Herald Sun needs to check the info they get fed from the Labor  machine before printing it and spreading misinformation in the name of class wars. It was bad enough when Swan was Treasurer.

The political own goal kicked by Shorten & Bowen really shows their lack of political nous in trying to do this from opposition. 

Any party willing to fix some of the largesse handed out during the Howard/Costello years, like this franking credit issue and tax free income from super for all over 60's will find it VERY hard to get across the line and if they do then they'd likely get voted out the next election. Unless there was bipartisan support for doing so and in the current climate that's not going to happen.

I personally think that someone getting a pension from their super of $100,000 should be paying some tax but trying to change the current rules is gong to be very difficult. The changes made last year in restricting the amount you can put into super and limit the amount in a tax free environment will address this issue over time. Bear in mind these changes were enacted by a Liberal/National Government and they took a lot of heat from their constituency in doing it on top of the asset test taper rate changes.

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6 hours ago, albanyguy said:

Well the Herald Sun needs to check the info they get fed from the Labor  machine before printing it and spreading misinformation in the name of class wars. It was bad enough when Swan was Treasurer.

Mate, the Herald Sun is Bolt's main mouthpiece. Trying to blame the "Labor machine" for their fucked up attempt to generate outrage is like blaming Di Natale for Joyce having to step down as Nationals leader after getting his taxpayer-funded side-chick pregnant. When you're blaming the ALP for what the Herald Sun is saying, you've written yourself out of reasonable conversation from there on in.

 

The way I see it, Liberal voters are trying to have it both ways - they accept that the initial largesse is unsustainable and perhaps should be reeled in for the good of the economy (if not for fairness' sake); but want to play populism games with the issue for electoral advantage given Labor were the ones bringing the change to the table. When the Liberals wonder why they lost the old impression they were the best economic managers (deserved or otherwise) - this is one of the examples that will be pointed out to them.

Either way, the scare campaign hasn't worked against them in Batman, so perhaps that populist route isn't as effective as it used to be.

 

 

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On 3/17/2018 at 6:06 PM, Bent Sailor said:

Mate, the Herald Sun is Bolt's main mouthpiece. Trying to blame the "Labor machine" for their fucked up attempt to generate outrage is like blaming Di Natale for Joyce having to step down as Nationals leader after getting his taxpayer-funded side-chick pregnant. When you're blaming the ALP for what the Herald Sun is saying, you've written yourself out of reasonable conversation from there on in.

 

You know what Bent? You're right. I bow down before your greatness and your vastly superior knowledge base on every subject. You are always right. I am simply not worthy to be in the same company as you. 

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7 hours ago, albanyguy said:

You know what Bent? You're right. I bow down before your greatness and your vastly superior knowledge base on every subject. You are always right. I am simply not worthy to be in the same company as you. 

Speaking of how to prove you can't handle reasonable conversion... :rolleyes:

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You do realise that every time you "down vote" someone, PPS, you prove that you don't have them on ignore right? Proving that you're a liar when you say they are and all. 

You really are not that bright... 

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3 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

You do realise that every time you "down vote" someone, PPS, you prove that you don't have them on ignore right? Proving that you're a liar when you say they are and all. 

You really are not that bright... 

He/she/it is also really annoying.

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3 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

You do realise that every time you "down vote" someone, PPS, you prove that you don't have them on ignore right? Proving that you're a liar when you say they are and all. 

You really are not that bright... 

Every now and then the Ignore function fails. I don't know why, but it is very annoying to have to read your drivel. You have nothing to say that is intelligent. You are a 3rd class WANKER! Be assured YOU ARE ON IGNORE.

So is Ishmael but the same happened with him. I shall have to complain to the moderators that their system is flawed.

And there is another downvote just for luck!

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4 minutes ago, Port Phillip Sailor said:

Every now and then the Ignore function fails. I don't know why, but it is very annoying to have to read your drivel. You have nothing to say that is intelligent. Be assured YOU ARE ON IGNORE.

Ah, no. It doesn't. The Ignore feature works just fine. You forget some of us use it and actually know how it works. The only "hole" is that someone can quote an ignored person and that quote will slip through, but not the original post. No-one quoted me when you reacted to my post. If you are logged in, the Ignore feature works fine. If you are not logged in, you cannot give anyone a down vote. That's the way it works and everyone here knows that. You're not fooling anyone with that bullshit.

 

Your problem isn't the forum software, it's just that you're a craven, moronic liar reading our posts. Which no-one would know if you had enough self-control to hold back from clicking that down-vote button... but sadly you can't even stop yourself doing that. :rolleyes: 

 

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If you let the software feed you additional posts via the black info box at the bottom of the screen, you will see them despite the Ignore. If you hit F5 to refresh the system, you won't see the Ignored Poster.

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2 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

 No-one quoted me when you reacted to my post. If you are logged in, the Ignore feature works fine. If you are not logged in, you cannot give anyone a down vote. That's the way it works and everyone here knows that. You're not fooling anyone with that bullshit.

 

Umm Bent...I know I might not be too bright in your eyes, and once again I bow down before your greatness, but even I can scroll up the thread a bit and see that the post where PPS downvoted you was immediately after a post where I quoted you.

 

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21 minutes ago, albanyguy said:

Umm Bent...I know I might not be too bright in your eyes, and once again I bow down before your greatness, but even I can scroll up the thread a bit and see that the post where PPS downvoted you was immediately after a post where I quoted you.

 

Don't worry about it albanyguy. BS is just that - BullShit. And piles of it.

He's not clever enough to realise the ignore system is fallable. I don't know why and I don't care either.

His ego cannot understand that there are people who don't have the time for his drivel.

In the great scheme of things, he is but a pimple on the arse of a troll. Eventually it will go away.

 

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3 hours ago, Port Phillip Sailor said:

Every now and then the Ignore function fails. I don't know why, but it is very annoying to have to read your drivel. You have nothing to say that is intelligent. You are a 3rd class WANKER! Be assured YOU ARE ON IGNORE.

So is Ishmael but the same happened with him. I shall have to complain to the moderators that their system is flawed.

And there is another downvote just for luck!

Capt Gigi sock?

 

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44 minutes ago, albanyguy said:

Umm Bent...I know I might not be too bright in your eyes, and once again I bow down before your greatness, but even I can scroll up the thread a bit and see that the post where PPS downvoted you was immediately after a post where I quoted you.

I know those moments where you think you got one up on someone else are few and far between, so I feel a little guilty bursting your bubble here... but you are indeed not too bright if you think that the post you quoted had anything to do with the post PPS read and chose to downvote. Even you can scroll up the thread a bit and see that the post you quoted has neither upvotes nor downvotes.

Were you ensuring no-one confused you with someone having a clue... or did you really think that you were onto something there?

 

31 minutes ago, Port Phillip Sailor said:

His ego cannot understand that there are people who don't have the time for his drivel.

From the guy who is, once again, spending time commenting on a post of mine he claims to be ignoring. Priceless.

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1 hour ago, Port Phillip Sailor said:

Don't worry about it albanyguy. BS is just that - BullShit. And piles of it.

He's not clever enough to realise the ignore system is fallable. I don't know why and I don't care either.

His ego cannot understand that there are people who don't have the time for his drivel.

In the great scheme of things, he is but a pimple on the arse of a troll. Eventually it will go away.

 

Hey bent is the smartest man in the room. He not only has me on ignore, the precious little thing had to write some code so that even if someone quoted me he would'nt be able to see it and lose sleep. So obsessed with Ignoring me he even started a thread to tell the world he was ignoring me. But despite all this ignore he still comments on what I say. He likes to peek apparently. I have never been ignored so loudly in my life. So to celebrate his deafening ignoring of me I made a short film...

 

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Yeah I think 16 years was a bit long. Meli the ALP were going for their 5th term. Weatherill was Premier since October 2011.

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5 hours ago, Righty_tighty_lefty_dumbas said:

It is a good thing your government took your guns away.

It is a pity your mother took your dummy away. It must have been the worst 15th birthday ever.

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On 3/19/2018 at 11:01 AM, Righty_tighty_lefty_dumbas said:

It is a good thing your government took your guns away.

correct :rolleyes:

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And another 5 bite the dust today after High Court ruling re Labor MP Katy Gallagher.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-09/high-court-katy-gallagher-citizenship-political-reax/9742130?section=politics

So with Tim Hammond resigning in Perth that's 5 Lower House by-elections to be held in the next few weeks. No wonder there were no nasty surprises in the budget last night.

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3 hours ago, albanyguy said:

5 Lower House by-elections to be held in the next few weeks.

what's the numbers , best & worst case scenarios ?

yes , I admit to being a lazy b ..............;)

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2 minutes ago, Mid said:

what's the numbers , best & worst case scenarios ?

yes , I admit to being a lazy b ..............;)

Currently, the parties that held the seats are still likely to hold them again afterward. I dunno if that's why, unusually for the Liberals, the Budget has little in the way of "fuck you" to any major demographics, but I reckon at least some thought was spent thinking about that.

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19 hours ago, Bent Sailor said:

Currently, the parties that held the seats are still likely to hold them again afterward. I dunno if that's why, unusually for the Liberals, the Budget has little in the way of "fuck you" to any major demographics, but I reckon at least some thought was spent thinking about that.

I wouldn't be too sure on that call Bent. Mayo is definitely up for grabs as Sharkie rode the Xenophon wave into the Lower House and that star has waned. It was a relatively safe Liberal seat previously and I think I saw something earlier saying that Alexander Downer's daughter may be preselected. 

Longman was only a 1% margin to Susan Lamb from the ALP so it's winnable and Perth will be keenly contested although will most probably be retained by ALP.

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Sarah Hanson Young V Leyonhjelm

Missed this..what's the background ,

I know what he said in the house..what he say on Sky?

 

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A slur along the lines how well-known it is that she sleeps around. Later, on radio, he suggested she slept with someone by name, which she has denied. 

He's basically following the Trump method of garnering votes given his platform has very, very little support amongst the electorate and he cannot rely on being mistaken for a Liberal again this time around. He was caught out being offensive to someone that old, white right-wingers tend to take issue with and so, instead of apologising for his comments, he's doubling down and going for the popular support he can wring out of insulting a target right-wingers like to spit on.

Don't get me wrong, I have little love for Ms Hanson Young's policies and protest party methods. Thing is, that's about her politics. Her sex life has nothing to do with that and Leyonhjelm is just taking the "I'm libertarian so I can be offensive as I like" schtick and running with it. Thing is, he's a known entity now and can't rely on people being confused between "Liberal Party" and "Liberal Democrats". He'll be gone by this time next year.

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Well..that's one thing we can be proud of, looks like non of the old white dudes have his back.

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