Open Thread – Tues 6 June 2023


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Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 3:40 pm

Some footy news for Tickler.
Last night was Buddy Franklin’s 350th AFL game.
The sycophantic commentary was vomit-inducing.
The facts.
7 disposals.
3 free kicks given away.
Kicked two goals. One was a lucky juggled mark from a poor spoiling effort by St Kilda.
The other was a scrappy affair on the goal line which replays showed his foot over the line in the act of kicking (not a goal but nobody bothered with that rule because Buddy).
And he simply can’t be arsed doing any defensive chasing.
But can’t be put out to pasture because racism.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 3:40 pm

Top ‘o de page.

Dot
Dot
June 9, 2023 3:42 pm

The video in that link was of a line being set via helicopter, not state-sponsored arson.

So did it use a laser (“directed energy weapon”) to start the fires “immediately” or did it actually take a few hours to fly 500 km or so?

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 3:42 pm

H B Bearsays:

June 9, 2023 at 3:35 pm

The cavoodle?
Did it bite Lisa?

Worse. Death threats.

The cavoodle is threatening to kill Lisa?
Could be Mossad K9 squad.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 3:42 pm

cohenite

Here’s the bint:

Sociologist earns ten times more than frontline troops
Defence handed sociologist Dr Samantha Crompvoets and her company almost $6.5 million to investigate cultural issues but paid SAS soldiers just $169.77 each day they were in Afghanistan.

This bitch and the dogs who hired her should be dropped into Kabul.

Things might have changed in the couple of decades since I left Defence, but I suspect that the $169.77 per day is their Deployment Allowance, paid on top of normal salary and allowances, and the whole lot tax free for the period of deployment.

I have no doubt that Crumpets was grossly overpaid to prepare her hatchet work, but that is a different issue.

Buccaneer
Buccaneer
June 9, 2023 3:42 pm

By the way, BitCoin isn’t BTC and BTC isn’t BitCoin.

Is anything you say Ed actually accurate?

Bitcoin (abbreviation: BTC[a] or XBT[b];

Currency codes for representing bitcoin are BTC[a] and XBT.

Vicki
Vicki
June 9, 2023 3:44 pm

Samantha Crompvoets, an expert on organisational culture, was commissioned by the Department of Defence in 2015 to produce a report that led to military personnel disclosing claims of unlawful behaviour including alleged war crimes.

I had forgotten about her pivotal role in this saga. At the time I didn’t think it would end well. When you want to find a certain answer, you hire the most likely one to produce it.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 3:46 pm

Buddy is the AFL’s answer to Tiger Woods in Sydney. Nobody mention the Giants. At least when Edelsten was in charge nobody pretended in was about sport.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 3:46 pm

Sancho Panzersays:
June 9, 2023 at 3:40 pm
Some footy news for Tickler.
Last night was Buddy Franklin’s 350th AFL game.
The sycophantic commentary was vomit-inducing.
The facts.
7 disposals.
3 free kicks given away.
Kicked two goals. One was a lucky juggled mark from a poor spoiling effort by St Kilda.
The other was a scrappy affair on the goal line which replays showed his foot over the line in the act of kicking (not a goal but nobody bothered with that rule because Buddy).
And he simply can’t be arsed doing any defensive chasing.
But can’t be put out to pasture because racism.

Cheers for the update.

Chris
Chris
June 9, 2023 3:52 pm

There is a certain morbid fascination in watching to see if he can become even more deluded.

I think he writes something sensible for every post. Then he extrudes it through an algorithm that reverses the sense of any useful contribution and splatterfests the bowl with it, then leaves without using the brush or washing his hands.

Chris
Chris
June 9, 2023 3:54 pm

I suspect that the $169.77 per day is their Deployment Allowance, paid on top of normal salary and allowances, and the whole lot tax free for the period of deployment.

Sounds right to me. Knew someone over there at that time came back with a nice little nest egg.

Vicki
Vicki
June 9, 2023 3:55 pm

For those who believe that much of societal norms were destroyed by the Covid dogma:

https://brownstone.org/articles/twenty-grim-realities-unearthed-by-lockdowns/

Indolent
Indolent
June 9, 2023 3:56 pm

Dr. John Campbell

Global public good

The first comment:

Does the “vaccine” work? If, YES, then VACCINE PASSPORTS ARE POINTLESS. If, NO, then VACCINE PASSPORTS ARE POINTLESS.

Hugh
Hugh
June 9, 2023 3:58 pm

Time to put the fire on. Do you reckon if I ask Uncle Klaus really nicely he will point his space laser down my chimney and light it for me?

m0nty
m0nty
June 9, 2023 4:01 pm

He’s phoning it in since Uncle George took him off a retainer.

I am busy at the moment. Also, you lot are mostly boring. Culture wars are so blah, no depth at all, just beta whining that you are not the master race any more.

thefrollickingmole
thefrollickingmole
June 9, 2023 4:02 pm

Vickisays:
June 9, 2023 at 3:55 pm

Not a bad article.
The Australian version would add “where were the various human rights (federal and state) while covid bastardry was going on”?

rosie
rosie
June 9, 2023 4:04 pm

Apparently now swallowing whole every utterances of ‘trusted bloggers’ now counts as digging.

thefrollickingmole
thefrollickingmole
June 9, 2023 4:05 pm

If only there was some place, somewhere on the web where Ed_mong could stress test his idiocy…

https://www.seek.com.au/forklift-operator-jobs-in-mining-resources-energy

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 4:06 pm

I am busy at the moment.

Taking down those Muellerween decorations? Surely not. This time!

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 4:07 pm

rosiesays:
June 9, 2023 at 4:04 pm
Apparently now swallowing whole every utterances of ‘trusted bloggers’ now counts as digging.

You did plenty of digging on the jabs and shoveled up sh*t.

Vicki
Vicki
June 9, 2023 4:08 pm

There is a new avenue for conservatives: https://theaussiewire.com.au

In the post below, Jo Nova talks about the role of some big multi-national companies (such as Black Rock) in influencing insurance companies.

https://theaussiewire.com.au/rukshan-fernandos-warning-on-anti-protest-penalties-good-or-bad/

Dr Faustus
Dr Faustus
June 9, 2023 4:17 pm

Does the “vaccine” work? If, YES, then VACCINE PASSPORTS ARE POINTLESS. If, NO, then VACCINE PASSPORTS ARE POINTLESS.

The Cat consensus got there in Oct/Nov 2020. If I remember correctly, shortly before Scummo (piss be upon him) made his ‘as mandatory as possible’ declaration.

thefrollickingmole
thefrollickingmole
June 9, 2023 4:21 pm

Adam “what in tardation” Brant decides a (possibly) innocent man being sent to jail and the payment to the person who did so does not need investigation.

Because he believes all women.

Adam Bandt decries ‘disgusting political mudslinging’ over Brittany Higgins
Paul Karp
Adam Bandt has commented on contention over whether Labor figures were aware of Brittany Higgins’s complaint before she went public.

He said:

The disgusting political mudslinging over Brittany Higgins’ brave decision to speak out sends the wrong message to every woman …

Women should be able to come forward without worrying that their text messages will be splashed across the media.

Nothing we have seen so far suggests the need for an inquiry or referral to the NACC.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 4:24 pm
Muddy
Muddy
June 9, 2023 4:26 pm

Thanks to Old School Conservative and Pancho for the advice.

rosie
rosie
June 9, 2023 4:28 pm

Any wild fires in Europe or is it only North America getting hit?

Zatara
Zatara
June 9, 2023 4:34 pm
Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 4:35 pm

I steal from every movie ever made.

– Quentin Tarantino

Hugh
Hugh
June 9, 2023 4:36 pm

Just went out for a death stick and whadaya know, me bloody lighter died. So here I am giving ol’ Uncle Klausie the signal, but the bastard didn’t even have the decency to spark me up with his space laser! Now that is truly evil, I tellz ya!

Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 4:42 pm

Dr Faustussays:
June 9, 2023 at 4:17 pm
Does the “vaccine” work? If, YES, then VACCINE PASSPORTS ARE POINTLESS. If, NO, then VACCINE PASSPORTS ARE POINTLESS.

The Cat consensus got there in Oct/Nov 2020. If I remember correctly, shortly before Scummo (piss be upon him) made his ‘as mandatory as possible’ declaration.

Fortunately I was retired at the time. And I still am. So, I could not be coerced or mandated to have the Jab(s) unless the Guv’ment really wanted to go ‘The Full Monty”. So Fark them I said, and I am still alive with never having got this Virus or having taken the Jab.

So FU Guv’ment as you have NFI.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 4:42 pm

m0ntysays:
June 9, 2023 at 4:01 pm
He’s phoning it in since Uncle George took him off a retainer.

I am busy at the moment. Also, you lot are mostly boring. Culture wars are so blah, no depth at all, just beta whining that you are not the master race any more.

Are you hosting more exciting conversations on less boring subjects at your own blog? Or does it still consist of a three-way omega monologue between you, Non Mentis and Steve from Brissy?

Bourne1879
Bourne1879
June 9, 2023 4:45 pm

Uh oh, this is big from The Daily Mail.

Grace Tame has deleted an Instagram post in which she declared Brittany Higgins was ‘a national hero’ and that the former political staffer was a ‘warrior’ and ‘my friend”.

Wally Dali
Wally Dali
June 9, 2023 4:49 pm

B John-
re reparations comment from a day or two ago-
Margaret Atwood touched on the idea of intolerably cruel reparations ticking off zer Germans post WW1, and how it may have fuelled the narrative of the moustache man.
Series of lectures on Debt. CBC production, I heard them broadcast on RN, I’ve half garyedly gone looking since

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 4:50 pm

Gracie unhappy that Mizzz Knickerless might have poisoned the well?

areff
areff
June 9, 2023 4:52 pm

The fat fascist fool gloats over the deaths of two people

No tears here for Pat Robertson. Absolute scum.

Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 4:54 pm

I am busy at the moment. Also, you lot are mostly boring. Culture wars are so blah, no depth at all, just beta whining that you are not the master race any more.

No problems MontyPox Virus as SBS have a new TV programme called ‘The First Inventors’ or some such rubbish. You can now watch and master bate over it. The next series will be ‘The First Investors”. The next series after that will be ‘The First Dream Timers” which actually should have been the first series. More like Stories that my Grandma never told me…………………..As they were BS.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 4:54 pm

Wally Dalisays:
June 9, 2023 at 4:49 pm
B John-
re reparations comment from a day or two ago-
Margaret Atwood touched on the idea of intolerably cruel reparations ticking off zer Germans post WW1, and how it may have fuelled the narrative of the moustache man.

They undoubtedly did so, but given the harshness of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, that took Russia out of the war (“This treaty, that Russia, grinding its teeth, is forced to sign.” Lenin), they were not really in a position to complain in 1919. Later it became a different matter as the world economy imploded.

Dr Faustus
Dr Faustus
June 9, 2023 4:59 pm

rosiesays:
June 9, 2023 at 4:04 pm
Apparently now swallowing whole every utterances of ‘trusted bloggers’ now counts as digging.

You did plenty of digging on the jabs and shoveled up sh*t.

While we’re going from memory, rosie’s cardinal sin was suggesting that people whose risk/reward calculation favoured jabbing should be allowed to do so.

At least that appeared to bring down the Old Testament hellfire and damnation thing.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 5:03 pm

Observation:

A lot of people’s ( ? ) beef with this clip is the background soundtrack. Systemic commentary across multiple channels that have posted it. It’s a fair enough critique but a dead set giveaway it is trolls and bots. Touching on the subject matter at hand is not mentioned.

PREMIERE: ? Watch The Water – PART 2 ?Closing Chapter

rosie
rosie
June 9, 2023 5:04 pm

Pretty much Dr F.
And I’m still all in with that view.

feelthebern
feelthebern
June 9, 2023 5:05 pm

This man has been tortured for how many years? For what? And not a peep out of our government, as far as I know, the whole time.

Worse.
The Australian government & Australian media is lying about any efforts being made.
I posted Rex Patricks FOI nuggets this morning.
All because he leaked deep state secrets including the butchery the US was getting up to in Afghanistan.

m0nty
m0nty
June 9, 2023 5:13 pm

Excellent, so any reversal will also be ‘so blah’ and we won’t hear a peep from you.

That’s the thing though db, you never win any of them. You lot stand athwart the thoroughfare of history, and get knocked on your orts every time by the roaring juggernaut of progress. It’s like you want to get beaten, you revel in your failure. Even Pyrrhus thinks you’re pathetic losers.

Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 5:14 pm

Australia already has Net Zero. It is the average IQ of the “Pollies” both Federal, State and Territory.

Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 5:16 pm

Oh, and MontyPox Virus as well. His IQ is Net Zero or even lower with some Posts.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 5:22 pm

“roaring juggernaut of progress”. This is some great stuff. You lot pay attention.

P
P
June 9, 2023 5:23 pm

Dover I’ve tried many times to make a comment on Calvary Hospital, but have failed every time. Can’t find a reason.

Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 5:26 pm

That’s the thing though db, you never win any of them. You lot stand athwart the thoroughfare of history, and get knocked on your orts every time by the roaring juggernaut of progress. It’s like you want to get beaten, you revel in your failure. Even Pyrrhus thinks you’re pathetic losers.

MontyPox Virus. What is “athwart” and what is “orts”? Is something to do with Harry Potter?

thefrollickingmole
thefrollickingmole
June 9, 2023 5:32 pm
Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 5:39 pm

Bourne1879says:

June 9, 2023 at 4:45 pm

Uh oh, this is big from The Daily Mail.

Grace Tame has deleted an Instagram post in which she declared Brittany Higgins was ‘a national hero’ and that the former political staffer was a ‘warrior’ and ‘my friend”.

Payout envy?
Or is there, as I am starting to suspect, something even more dodgy about to surface?

Top Ender
Top Ender
June 9, 2023 5:41 pm

The Boss comes out for Lisa:

Lisa Wilkinson’s Channel 10 boss APOLOGISES to Indigenous minister Jacinta Price after star struggled to pronounce her name and compared her selection to hiring a black cleaner

Lisa? Lisa?

Daily Mail

Figures
Figures
June 9, 2023 5:42 pm

You lot stand athwart the thoroughfare of history, and get knocked on your orts every time by the roaring juggernaut of progress.

I didn’t think anybody could actually be stupid enough to believe this Hegelian nonsense.

The Left has burnt every bridge. Why don’t you just game out what happens if Trump – or any Republican – wins the next presidential election Monty?

Salvatore, Understaffed & Overworked Martyr to Govt Covid Stupidity

Or is there, as I am starting to suspect, something even more dodgy about to surface?

Crikey, it’s gotta be pretty bad to be too loopy for Grace Tame.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 5:46 pm

I wonder when y-tube will release his Brittany clips? They are on the server. He says legalities may be involved?

Danger Dan Reviews:

Welcome to clown world. Katy Gallagher, Dan Andrews, Anthony Albanese, Lisa Wilkinson, ABC

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 5:47 pm

thefrollickingmolesays:
June 9, 2023 at 5:32 pm
roaring juggernaut of PROGRESS!!!!

Australia’s ‘misery index’ up 220 per cent in a year due to rate rises, inflation

No wonder people are being knocked on their orts!

Fascists like mUnty think destroying the future for what used to be the class supported by leftards is a “roaring juggernaut of progress”. Well, perhaps for some meanings of “progress”.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 5:47 pm

Dr F earlier.

While we’re going from memory, rosie’s cardinal sin was suggesting that people whose risk/reward calculation favoured jabbing should be allowed to do so.

Mmmyes.
Something which should be unremarkable on a site which claims to chockers full of libertarians.
I simply don’t buy the “you caused the gummint to come after me” argument.

At least that appeared to bring down the Old Testament hellfire and damnation thing.

Not to mention trucking troubadour vengeance.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 5:49 pm

“While we’re going from memory, rosie’s cardinal sin was suggesting that people whose risk/reward calculation favoured jabbing should be allowed to do so.”

Correct, and she’s always been consistent and her “cardinal sin” is one that I agree with.

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 5:49 pm

Last night was Buddy Franklin’s 350th AFL game.
The sycophantic commentary was vomit-inducing.

Oh yeah. They are left with “he brings people through the gates”. Yeah nah. Buddy should have retired last year. His Grand Final was embarrassing.

Let’s just hope he isn’t just hanging around for his ‘racism moment’ like his former teammate.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 5:50 pm

“Lisa Wilkinson’s Channel 10 boss APOLOGISES to Indigenous minister Jacinta Price after star struggled to pronounce her name and compared her selection to hiring a black cleaner”

Good, but an apology should come from the Amphibian herself.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 5:56 pm

“Grace Tame has deleted an Instagram post in which she declared Brittany Higgins was ‘a national hero’ and that the former political staffer was a ‘warrior’ and ‘my friend”.”

Ohhhhh, geez louise, the two were such besties when they were being flattered and fawned over the resident ABC ghoul at the National Press Club early last year, along all the other fawning media in attendance, and when they were pictured together on a very airbrushed front cover of Marie Claire back in late 2021.

Wonder why? There’s nothing quite like a cat fight between nasty women.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 5:56 pm

Lisa Wilkinson’s Channel 10 boss APOLOGISES to Indigenous minister Jacinta Price after star struggled to pronounce her name and compared her selection to hiring a black cleaner

Hmmm.
I wonder.
Could Paramount cancel her contract for a behavioural breach?
That is, damaging it’s reputation by making racist comments.
Footy players have been fired for less.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 5:59 pm

I see the pervert apologist is hanging around here like a bad smell, despite protesting that he’s really busy. Perhaps he’s run out of Nazis to punch, which quite frankly surprises me, because I keep on reading and hearing that there’s quite a lot in Melbourne.

Bar Beach Swimmer
June 9, 2023 6:00 pm

Dr F:

rosie’s cardinal sin was suggesting that people whose risk/reward calculation favoured jabbing should be allowed to do so.

Numerous of her comments at the time were “encouraging” others to get jabbed. There was no qualifying statement that this course of action was best for those with weakened immune systems etc. Rather this was a universal “prodding” by her for others to get it done.

When I challenged her on her “messaging” and suggested that she leave others alone to make up their own minds, she admitted that she wanted out of the lock downs, and if vaxxing was the only way to get out of it, well, so be it. So, more self-regarding than other-regarding.

And from then on and up until the present, she has put up numerous links attempting always to show the vaxx narrative in a supportive light whenever anyone puts up something that is not as jab celebratory.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 6:05 pm

I have a zero!

Delta A
Delta A
June 9, 2023 6:05 pm

Pretty much Dr F.
And I’m still all in with that view.

Absolutely!

No-one should dictate one’s personal health choices; no-one including government, health officers and keyboard warriors. And to tie that in any way to patriotism and the Anzacs is simply rude.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 6:09 pm

Just heard on Credlin what Senator Price’s said today on 2GB in response to what the toxic Amphibian said about her. Price doesn’t mince words about the double standards, hypocrisy and racism at Ten, and exhibited by that putrid narcissistic Amphibian.

DrBeauGan
DrBeauGan
June 9, 2023 6:10 pm

Fascists like mUnty think destroying the future for what used to be the class supported by leftards is a “roaring juggernaut of progress”. Well, perhaps for some meanings of “progress”.

It’s the roaring juggernaut of stupidity. You’d expect m0nty to be on it.

P
P
June 9, 2023 6:11 pm

I don’t think that anyone posting their opinion here will convince or alter the decisions of others.

I remain unvaccinated, and still here thankfully.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 6:11 pm

“Delta Asays:
June 9, 2023 at 6:05 pm”

Nicely said DA.

JC
JC
June 9, 2023 6:14 pm

Any predictions where this Higgins mess is going to end up?

Here’s mine. The recent wage hikes are going to underwrite continued high inflation way over the RBA target. The most recent RBA rate hike seems to have psychologically hurt more than the others, and I suspect there is more to come as the RBA will be forced to offset wage inflation. The Squeal (Voice) is going to fall on its back.

Add in the perceived shenanigans over the Higgins bullshit, and we end up with a quite unpopular first-term government that could end up being its only term. The economy matters.

That big-eared Queensland dunce of a treasurer was telling us the other day that we’re going to see increased productivity as a result of AI and magnificent new technologies that will be introduced soon. In not kidding, Chalmers makes Shane Wand look like a genius.

Whoops, and I almost forgot. There’s a 30% increase in energy prices about to hit in July further aggravating the inflation rate.

If it wasn’t so tragic, this would be quite funny.

Dot
Dot
June 9, 2023 6:19 pm

monty speaking Anglish.

At this rate, he’ll be packing a Melbourne sweater (black of course) and heading up to the Grampians. He’ll also know a lot about immigration and crime rates soon.

He’ll still be tasteless and wear purple pants and blue socks though.

You ort to know these scraps of knowledge should be picked to the bone, monty.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 6:22 pm

Cassie of Sydneysays:
June 9, 2023 at 5:59 pm
I see the pervert apologist is hanging around here like a bad smell, despite protesting that he’s really busy. Perhaps he’s run out of Nazis to punch, which quite frankly surprises me, because I keep on reading and hearing that there’s quite a lot in Melbourne.

Yeah, but the Nasties in Melbourne aren’t real Nasties, they are officially ignored Nasties. They keep appearing in public, but neither the Police nor the media make the least attempt to find and identify them.

Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 6:24 pm

Psays:
June 9, 2023 at 6:11 pm
I don’t think that anyone posting their opinion here will convince or alter the decisions of others.

I remain unvaccinated, and still here thankfully.

I remain ‘Un Jabbed’ by the drugs (alleged vaccines). I have not not had this so called Virus and I have not had the Flu since 1972. The drugs don’t work and in fact are killing healthy people.

https://theaussiewire.com.au/mistakes-and-coverups-ed-dowd-speaks-out-on-excess-deaths-and-the-us-economic-prospects/

There’s Silence because it’s a cover up with these excess deaths.

Dot
Dot
June 9, 2023 6:24 pm

Wonder why? There’s nothing quite like a cat fight between nasty women.

Corn futures up. Come on down to Sneed’s Seed & Feed, formerly Chuck’s.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 6:27 pm

I’m verrrry disappointed.

m0nty=fa hasn’t graced us with a summary of his recent posts on Feral Cat, and the lively discussion that has ensued. Could it be that there is not much actually going on there? Or does he operate a separate, secret, blog, open only to those who don’t care about culture wars?

JC
JC
June 9, 2023 6:28 pm

I had a regular cardio checkup a couple of days ago. He’s an excellent doc and trained in NYC, which obviously makes him one of the best.  🙂  All good, but showed concern about the smoking issue. He’s such a good guy, as he’s not in the least judgemental but just presented the risks.
Anyway, he was telling me about his sister, who’s financially illiterate (he claimed). She had called him very concerned that, come July, her mortgage interest rate was moving from 2.5% to 6.5% and said that she was very distressed. He reminded her that there’s more bad news because her energy bill is going up by 30% come July, and she should make allowance for this.

If we’re not careful, the whole freaking place could tip over.

If you put it in dollars, a mortgage payment on an interest only loan for say $500,000 will more from $12,500 (2.5%), or a monthly payment of $1,041 to a monthly payment of $2,708. FMD that’s going to hurt people. Assuming a tax rate of 40%, someone will have to earn around $50,000 in gross income just to fill the gap for the extra interest charge.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 6:31 pm

Lisa Wilkinson’s Channel 10 boss APOLOGISES to Indigenous minister Jacinta Price after star struggled to pronounce her name and compared her selection to hiring a black cleaner

Nice to see the foreigners doing their dough in Australia for a change. Wouldn’t want to have signed off on the business case for this acquisition.

cohenite
June 9, 2023 6:32 pm

Trump on the Mar-a-Lago BS.

There is no offence but the crass inventiveness of the charges may be interesting. The point is these corrupt traitors could charge him with being an alien from Mars and the corrupt system would indict him.

rosie
rosie
June 9, 2023 6:34 pm

Numerous of her comments at the time were “encouraging” others to get jabbed. There was no qualifying statement that this course of action was best for those with weakened immune systems etc. Rather this was a universal “prodding” by her for others to get it done.

I never ‘prodded’ anyone to get vaxxed, not even my elderly mother.
You are just making your own biased subjective judgement.
To be honest I don’t remember ever engaging in any debate re mandates with you in 2021.
What I do remember is scoffing at the incredibly mendacious and stupid lies regarding the ‘three young Canadian doctors’ and you getting all huffy and defensive. Steve Kirsch is a billionaire and he said so, as though that was a valid argument.
All I ever said re ‘mandates’ was I was hopeful that a vaccine percentage (which I foolishly assumed would be achieved on a voluntary basis) might be a pathway out of an endless cycle of lockdowns in Victoria because Andrews was committed to a policy of zero covid.
I never supported mandates. Full stop end of story
Quite frankly I think you are a liar.

John H.
John H.
June 9, 2023 6:40 pm

JCsays:
June 9, 2023 at 6:28 pm
I had a regular cardio checkup a couple of days ago. He’s an excellent doc and trained in NYC, which obviously makes him one of the best. ? All good, but showed concern about the smoking issue. He’s such a good guy, as he’s not in the least judgemental but just presented the risks.
Anyway, he was telling me about his sister, who’s financially illiterate (he claimed). She had called him very concerned that, come July, her mortgage interest rate was moving from 2.5% to 6.5% and said that she was very distressed. He reminded her that there’s more bad news because her energy bill is going up by 30% come July, and she should make allowance for this.

If we’re not careful, the whole freaking place could tip over.

If you put it in dollars, a mortgage payment on an interest only loan for say $500,000 will more from $12,500 (2.5%), or a monthly payment of $1,041 to a monthly payment of $2,708. FMD that’s going to hurt people. Assuming a tax rate of 40%, someone will have to earn around $50,000 in gross income just to fill the gap for the extra interest charge.

JC. Question for you. While everyone is focused on mortgage holders what about all the companies that borrowed heavily in recent years? Is there a risk the rising rates will eventually start to result in a series of liquidations and bankruptcies? I imagine that risk is much higher for SMEs than larger companies.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 6:41 pm

The dawg is in the house. Woof woof. Spoiler – Brittany makes an appearance.

Farmer Gez
Farmer Gez
June 9, 2023 6:41 pm

We’ve been watching Vikings Valhalla and now the original Vikings.
My wife has come to the opinion that for all the historical displays and pride about Vikings she saw in Sweden, they were in fact cruel, stupid, pagan barbarians who gained from contact with civilised Christians while they denigrated everything they touched.
I knew that anyway.

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 6:44 pm

Damn those pesky pagans. Speaking of which ‘dark mofo’ kicks off in Hobart today. I didn’t previously know what it was about, thought some Africans were touring Tassie.

Cassie of Sydney
June 9, 2023 6:45 pm

“The dawg is in the house. Woof woof. Spoiler – Brittany makes an appearance.”

Care to elaborate?

Delta A
Delta A
June 9, 2023 6:50 pm

I remain unvaccinated, and still here thankfully.

meetoo#

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 6:54 pm

I take no pride in being unvax’d. I remain bitterly disappointed in my fellow man and their disregard of true freedom and trying to chuck me under the bus.

Farmer Gez
Farmer Gez
June 9, 2023 6:56 pm

Hot Button Sutton crying to the media that the bad Dan man made him do it.
The first task in an epidemic is effective quarantine measures. You oversaw a complete cock up because Dan wanted to use Covid for political gain.
No excuses for not fulfilling your appointed duties. Piss Off!

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 7:00 pm

rosiesays:
June 9, 2023 at 6:34 pm
Numerous of her comments at the time were “encouraging” others to get jabbed. There was no qualifying statement that this course of action was best for those with weakened immune systems etc. Rather this was a universal “prodding” by her for others to get it done.

I never ‘prodded’ anyone to get vaxxed, not even my elderly mother.
You are just making your own biased subjective judgement.
To be honest I don’t remember ever engaging in any debate re mandates with you in 2021.
What I do remember is scoffing at the incredibly mendacious and stupid lies regarding the ‘three young Canadian doctors’ and you getting all huffy and defensive. Steve Kirsch is a billionaire and he said so, as though that was a valid argument.
All I ever said re ‘mandates’ was I was hopeful that a vaccine percentage (which I foolishly assumed would be achieved on a voluntary basis) might be a pathway out of an endless cycle of lockdowns in Victoria because Andrews was committed to a policy of zero covid.
I never supported mandates. Full stop end of story
Quite frankly I think you are a liar.

Who the f8ck do you think you are kidding? You were linking to facebook fact checkers, Big-Pharma Billy man boobs Gates sponsored MSM whores and affiliate sources on the subject from the get go.

Do you remember? Zip your keyboard lip.

Quite frankly I think you are a liar

You are a bullsh*t artists. Lucky for you I didn’t keep records of the crap you posted.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 7:02 pm

It’s all water under the bridge … we move on with lessons learned.

Pattmclit
Pattmclit
June 9, 2023 7:02 pm

JC, I hope you are right on all counts. Our country is beset by all manner of dickheads in positions of so called power. Pleas from many for light bulb moments will go unheeded.

IMHO if say a Matt Canavan type figure we’re to emerge from the pack, we might have a better chance of stopping the slide to socialism gone worse. I know he’s a coal zealot, but for the politicians to flog us to death here and miss seeing what the celestials are doing is treasonous.

Chris
Chris
June 9, 2023 7:03 pm

Cassie: Care to elaborate?

Woof! Woof!
I took to posting a word count in the comments at the Oz version, because Gerard writes turgid sludge perhaps to force the ALPBC set to wade through it to find their personal recognition each week.

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 7:04 pm

Any predictions where this Higgins mess is going to end up?

Good on you JC, looking at it from the macro level. I hope you are right, though I remain unconvinced that the SFLs will do any better, but it’s always good to see useless governments fall.

On the Higgins scandal specifically, I expect Gallagher will be the fall-bitch for Albo, though if she and everyone else survives I wouldn’t be surprised. I would be surprised if NACC took up the case and shocked if they recommended anyone be charged.

In the short term, I am enjoying the woke crowd squirming over this. Having a lot of fun on twitter.

caveman
caveman
June 9, 2023 7:04 pm

Adam Bandt decries ‘disgusting political mudslinging’ over Brittany Higgins

It was only a matter of time….Greens feeling left out somewhat….look at me ..look at me.
Everybody wants to get into the act .

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 7:06 pm

jupessays:

June 9, 2023 at 5:49 pm

Last night was Buddy Franklin’s 350th AFL game.
The sycophantic commentary was vomit-inducing.

Oh yeah. They are left with “he brings people through the gates”. Yeah nah. Buddy should have retired last year. His Grand Final was embarrassing.

That seems to be the main game.
“Good for the game in Sinny”.
Trouble is, the dim bulb Shirtlifter supporters can’t see what a dud he’s become, so it is impossible to drop him.
And, yes, his performance in the GF was appallingly bad.
I think he had five possessions and two of those were a cheap “one-two” in the last two minutes.
As for chasing?
Fuggedaboudit.

hzhousewife
hzhousewife
June 9, 2023 7:06 pm

The recent wage hikes are going to underwrite continued high inflation

I have to say that the ad from ? which highlights the equal pay for equal work must have cut- through for many. Every nurse to be paid the same, regardless of experience etc etc – really?? The most difficult issue I faced as an employer was issues between staff over perceived inequalities – rostering, duties expected, newbies favoured?, experienced staff favoured?, etc etc.

Alamak!
Alamak!
June 9, 2023 7:09 pm

Greens feeling left out somewhat

since the Greens lost their star performer ‘Lydia’ its been all downhill. A sign of how desperate they are – seeing Bandt on Sky TV.

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 7:10 pm

The wage hikes won’t impact underlying inflation as they will be swallowed by the current mortgage rates with 800k mortgages about to come off the covid lows.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 7:10 pm

Bar Beach Swimmersays:

June 9, 2023 at 6:00 pm

Dr F:

rosie’s cardinal sin was suggesting that people whose risk/reward calculation favoured jabbing should be allowed to do so.

Numerous of her comments at the time were “encouraging” others to get jabbed. 

I think you might have been reading the second hand commentary from the likes of the troubadour, rather than reading the original source.

Bar Beach Swimmer
June 9, 2023 7:12 pm

I don’t think that anyone posting their opinion here will convince or alter the decisions of others.

P, while I agree with you in a general sense, at the height of the vaxx push the messaging swirling around in the community/media from govt was equally goading and threatening of those who were, for whatever reason, considering not conforming.

As background, when the new era of govt control through the utilisation of the medical expert community emerged, the Cat took on a dimension beyond what seemed its previous role of opinion exchange (with some bonhomie and regard for each other thrown in).

Probably for the first time at this (and the old blog), the subject of conversation was quite possibly going to have a personal effect on every single contributor and reader of the site: it went beyond just an academic exercise.

Yes, it was spectrum-type effect, as some were more vulnerable, or affected more than others, to the govt action. But I would argue that everyone was trying to determine the best course to take for themselves.

No doubt some people didn’t change their positions, but others did, as the Cat contributors filled in the lack of detail with links and discussions.

I changed my long held position because of some of the information that I came across on the site, which then led me to more discussions and more data elsewhere.

I have no qualms with anyone taking whatever path they chose – and for any course of action, not just this – because I don’t know them.

And even if I did, such a decision should be always the person’s themselves (with perhaps advice from the quarter they choose).

But what I objected to at the time, and still do, is that it seemed that the personal choice of some was deliberately being discounted by others to their needs.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 7:14 pm
Alamak!
Alamak!
June 9, 2023 7:18 pm

If it wasn’t so tragic, this would be quite funny.

The labor bunch are not very smart, hardly even qualify as midwits – none to my knowledge has proven themselves in the real world outside Labor factional games.

So the results are that they have introduced key policies which have marginal benefits at very best (Voice, IR, Energy), wasted the highest terms of trade ever and shown no signs of the Hawke touch in explaining and managing change for the average aussies.

Expect Elbow to be rolled amid factional fighting by end of year. Dutton ain’t great but “calm and measured” might look like genius by 2024.

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 7:21 pm

I personally have no beef with solar, wind or how power is generated. My concern is that we simply must have internationally competitive power prices or we sink. It’s all very simple really.

Ed Case
Ed Case
June 9, 2023 7:24 pm

Any predictions where this Higgins mess is going to end up?

Yeah.
About ten terms of Federal Labor Government.
Sure, Higgins got paid overs perhaps, but of some random had a daughter making her way in Canberra and she got screwed over by absolute scumbags, what would it be worth in $$ terms to make it all good.
Right or wrong, the nLiberal Government were going to stick with Bruce Lehrmann even if it cost them Government.
Without the Higgins scandal, Morrison was in there forever.

Now, Labor’s problem is that they’re all useless shitbags, so they’ve got to keep the Higgins thing going forever, because female voters are outraged over it.
Then there’s The Voice, the NO Case will be on life support if Peter Dutton goes.
Since Dutton was the Minister in charge of the AFP from the time Higgins was raped until Reynolds lost her job as Defence Minister after Higgins went public, and since Dutton was actually working with the AFP while he was in the Queensland Police Force, an Inquiry into the Higgins payout is a good place to broaden scope to ask Dutton what he knew and when he knew it.
Then call an Election to coincide with the Voice Referendum and reap the rewards.

Bar Beach Swimmer
June 9, 2023 7:25 pm

Rosie:

All I ever said re ‘mandates’ was I was hopeful that a vaccine percentage (which I foolishly assumed would be achieved on a voluntary basis) might be a pathway out of an endless cycle of lockdowns in Victoria because Andrews was committed to a policy of zero covid.

I rest my case.

I never supported mandates. Full stop end of story

And yet see what you just said above.

And so how did you suppose that would have happened when the country was being constantly told that it was the only way out? Wishful thinking? Hope in Dan?

Quite frankly I think you are a liar.

You’ve already confirmed otherwise – see above.
Now, f*ck off.

Johnny Rotten
June 9, 2023 7:25 pm

Johnny Rottensays:
June 6, 2023 at 2:23 pm
Interest rates will keep going up as there is about to be a wage inflation spike. Watch this space.

As I said just before the RBA announcement on Tuesday. Interest rates are going higher and higher and will cause a Recession by 2024. In fact the Recession may well be starting right now. This Laybore Guv’ment will be booted out in 2025 as by then Blackout Bowen with cotton wool for brains will have stuffed the Electricity Grid.

We need to go Nuclear with SMRs ASAP.

P
P
June 9, 2023 7:26 pm

Bar Beach Swimmer says:
June 9, 2023 at 7:12 pm

Your comment is as always what I call ‘solid’. Thank you.

Bar Beach Swimmer
June 9, 2023 7:28 pm

Sancho:

I think you might have been reading the second hand commentary from the likes of the troubadour, rather than reading the original source.

Sorry, Sancho, but it was a direct exchange between Rosie and me.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 7:29 pm

Any predictions where this Higgins mess is going to end up?
Yeah

Now what did Mother say about rubbing your crystal ball?

cohenite
June 9, 2023 7:31 pm

Indolentsays:
June 9, 2023 at 6:49 pm
Nancy Mace on Classified Docs Indictment: Biden Just Secured Trump’s Nomination in 2024

I still think there are reasonable odds that the deep state will take out Trump. Or maybe they’re so confident about controlling the corrupt election process and the MSM, and the sheeple continuing to be sheeple that they’ll be content to have him in a suit matching his orange hue.

DrBeauGan
DrBeauGan
June 9, 2023 7:34 pm

Numerous of her comments at the time were “encouraging” others to get jabbed.

I think you might have been reading the second hand commentary from the likes of the troubadour, rather than reading the original source.

I have a clear recollection of rosie posting lots of links supporting the covid orthodoxy. And derogatory comments on the sceptics. Both of which she was fully entitled to do; but which said something unflattering about her capacity for critical analysis.

Her travelogues were good. And I admire her courage in travelling alone. It’s natural for a man but rare for women to show courage, and I admire it.

cohenite
June 9, 2023 7:35 pm

Since Dutton was the Minister in charge of the AFP from the time Higgins was raped until Reynolds lost her job as Defence Minister after Higgins went public

The above from crotchless at:

Ed Casesays:
June 9, 2023 at 7:24 pm

Crotchless needs some time out.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 7:35 pm

Razeysays:
June 9, 2023 at 7:21 pm
I personally have no beef with solar, wind or how power is generated. My concern is that we simply must have internationally competitive power prices or we sink. It’s all very simple really.

Solar and wind is niche only and only a niche. Anyone advocating it on a grand scale is a f-wit. Anyone advocating nuclear power based on the climate change fraud is also a f-wit.

Figure it out.

Plenty of coal here in OZ to be exploited before we get our first nuke plant built.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 7:35 pm

For Melbourne Cats the lighter-than-helium Ding Dong Dunleavy got boned by 3AW during the week.
The published story talked about adjusted ratings post-Covid but I couldn’t see any real trend in the numbers. ABC ratings are tanking and maybe she wasn’t picking up enough of the fallout.
I did mention before that she seemed to have a bunch of woke issues on high rotation – wood fires, large 4WDs, extreme animal rights.
I suspect the call register was chockers full of complaints about that sort of stuff and might be a lead indicator of a ratings cliff.
Another thing which Mrs P just pointed out to me. Rita Panahi used to be a regular and seems to have disappeared. The discomfort of Ding Dong was palpable when Rita used to take woke callers and guests to the cleaners. If Ding Dong and/or her J-school producers gave Rita the flick, the complaints register would have been yuuuge.

Ed Case
Ed Case
June 9, 2023 7:36 pm

Wilkinson didn’t say anything objectionable about Jacinta Price.
Of course she’s a Token Pick, of course it’s obvious to anyone with a brain.
Did it help the [Country] Liberal Party in the NT?
No, Price barely held the seat and the 2 HoR seats went from marginal Labor to safe Labor.
The psychology was stupid.
There’s 50 tribes in the NT, they’ve been at war for 2,000 years, Price belongs to one, perhaps half of that Tribe voted for her?
The CLP Senator that Price rolled also had Aboriginal blood, didn’t make a song and dance about it, and had done a pretty good job.
Price is an angry woman always looking for something to be angry about.

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 7:37 pm

I still think there are reasonable odds that the deep state will take out Trump.

Well, that’s what the indictments are for. Nevertheless, it gives me just a tiny bit of hope that they aren’t confident their election stealing scams will work this time, so have to rely on jailing him. Interesting times.

Zipster
June 9, 2023 7:41 pm

China Building Spy Base in Cuba: Report | China In Focus

00:49 China Building Spy Base in Cuba: Report
03:25 China Pushes ‘Hate Americans’ Education for Students
05:13 China Opens Confucius Institute in Saudi Arabia
07:00 China’s Grain Hoarding Hurts U.S. Food Supply
08:53 TikTok Code Worked on from China: Report
10:49 EU Agrees on New Move to Counter Economic Coercion
11:52 37 Chinese Warplanes Enter Taiwan’s Air Defense Zone
13:06 Scientist Jailed for Baby Gene-Editing Back in the Lab
14:53 Student Finds Rat-Like Object in Cafeteria Dish

Jorge
Jorge
June 9, 2023 7:43 pm

India on an undoctored pitch. New experience for them.

Ed Case
Ed Case
June 9, 2023 7:43 pm

They’re letting Trump win this time.
Get ready 44more years of Trump sucking LGBT++cock, kissing Negro arse and bullshitting about draining the swamp.

Zipster
June 9, 2023 7:44 pm

How Elon Musk Beat the Mainstream Media | Konstantin Kisin
John Anderson

In this clip, John and Konstantin Kisin discuss Elon Musk’s recent interview with the BBC. Kisin expresses his disappointment with the interviewer, noting that not only did he ask questions in bad faith, but the interviewer also ran out of questions. Kisin contrasts this with his experience during Bill Maher’s interview with Elon Musk, where Maher approached the conversation with genuine curiosity and excitement. Overall, Kisin sees this as an indictment of the state of modern journalism, suggesting that today’s journalists are often more focused on virtue signaling to their peers rather than genuinely uncovering important and interesting information.

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 7:44 pm

Well it looks like the initial Uke assaults of the great offensive have died in the arse. Let’s see what else they have up their sleeve.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 7:46 pm

The BCCI won’t be happy.

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 7:48 pm

noting that not only did he ask questions in bad faith

There is no other way that the BBC would approach it.

Bill Maher on the other hand still has a smidgen of integrity.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 7:48 pm

Is someone taking the Grigbot back this weekend? He isn’t even amusing any more.

feelthebern
feelthebern
June 9, 2023 7:49 pm

The Water of the Water.
Just so cliche.

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 7:49 pm

https://www.electricrate.com/data-center/electricity-prices-by-country/

Ranking Country Avg Electric Price (in U.S. cents per kWh)
1 Germany 39
2 Bermuda 37
3 Denmark 34
4 Portugal 32
5 Belgium 32
6 Cayman Islands 31
7 Bahamas 31
8 Cape Verde 30
9 Ireland 29
10 Japan 29
11 Cyprus 28
12 Barbados 28
13 United Kingdom 27
14 Italy 27
15 Liechtenstein 27
16 Australia 26
17 Luxemburg 26
18 Rwanda 26
19 Austria 25
20 Jamaica 25

WesternDecliner
June 9, 2023 7:50 pm

Wilkinson didn’t say anything objectionable about Jacinta Price

Except she made comments of racial nature and painted her as incompetent.

Wilkinson is the token hire IMHO. She would have been fired years back if not a woman with lefty views

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 7:51 pm

Sorry, Sancho, but it was a direct exchange between Rosie and me.

It’s a blog.
It doesn’t work like that.
Anybody responds to anybody.

Anchor What
Anchor What
June 9, 2023 7:51 pm

Is Head Case off his meds again?

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 7:52 pm

Sorry, Sancho, but it was a direct exchange between Rosie and me.

Did you give BG a clip for intruding on a “private” conversation?

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 7:53 pm

The BCCI won’t be happy.

Haha! I just hope the predictions of Boland becoming the next Alderman come true. Then the Poms won’t be happy either.

Colonel Crispin Berka
Colonel Crispin Berka
June 9, 2023 7:54 pm

jupes says: June 9, 2023 at 7:27 pm

Oh dear. This can’t be good.
Mystery as Grace Tame quietly removes gushing Brittany Higgins birthday tribute where she declared her ‘a national hero’ on Instagram

Ms Tame should double down.
Tweet a new message of congratulations.
“Just saw the hall video, great news, @Brittany. Glad you’re doing so well! Thank heavens you weren’t really råped. 🥰🥰”

MatrixTransform
June 9, 2023 7:55 pm

Anybody responds to anybody

wank
as usual

hzhousewife
hzhousewife
June 9, 2023 7:56 pm

It is very satisfying to see the Warriors having it over the Canberra Raiders tonight ! Great game.

Ed Case
Ed Case
June 9, 2023 7:58 pm

Except she made comments of racial nature and painted her as incompetent.
What, that’s she’s 50% Aborigine and 100% a token pick?
Wilkinson made a joke about the hypocrisy of the Liberal Party.
Yeah, Price shoulda known better, but how is she a victim?

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 8:01 pm

Wilkinson didn’t say anything objectionable about Jacinta Price.

Surprise, surprise.
Her boss doesn’t agree with Googlery QC.
My take is she was asked to apologise and refused.
The derogatory commentary was made under the auspices of Channel Ten and using Ten resources.
Paramount/Ten have an absolute right to tell her to wind her neck in.
I believe the comments and her refusal to apologise could well have contractual consequences.
One thing is for sure.
The Bandanas will be fuming that Ten has apologised on her behalf.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 8:03 pm

wank
as usual

wasn’t talkin’ to u

mong

Ed Case
Ed Case
June 9, 2023 8:04 pm

Grace Tame is so dumb she thinks she can victimise Higgins into a media career.
She blew it by giving Morrison the Evil Eye.
Higgins has been quiet, but she’d be laughing about Lisa Wilkinson coming a gutser and Sam Maiden getting run over by the Karma Kia.
Has Lehrmann sued her for Defamation yet?

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 8:04 pm

As a bowler, I just love Scott Boland.

As an Abo, yeah nah, not so much. Stop worrying about Australia Day and concentrate on line and length and you will have a great career (and life).

MatrixTransform
June 9, 2023 8:06 pm

wasn’t talkin’ to u

nonetheless you are still wanking as usual
why don’t you go right ahead and keep it up all night
derivative simpleton

Buccaneer
Buccaneer
June 9, 2023 8:07 pm

Ed Case says:
June 9, 2023 at 7:36 pm
Wilkinson didn’t say anything objectionable about Jacinta Price.
Of course she’s a Token Pick, of course it’s obvious to anyone with a brain.

You are a total pos. Had Dutton made this comment with the context that a person was below them, the way Wilkinson did, you would be all over it.

Quite clearly, I’ve never met a cleaner with the lack of intelligence or integrity that you possess Ed, you’d be well advised to stop embarrassing yourself and crawl into some lefty hole where they all agree with your disgusting world view.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 8:09 pm

Grandpa Cletus

Since Dutton was the Minister in charge of the AFP from the time Higgins was raped

Nice to see that you are quite happy to adopt the modern leftard concept of “Guilty until proven innocent”. That said, you are pushing some legal boundaries with that comment.

H B Bear
H B Bear
June 9, 2023 8:09 pm

I believe the comments and her refusal to apologise could well have contractual consequences.

Quite possibly. Contract renewal lunch will be lucky to make it to mains.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 8:10 pm

Bar Beach Swimmersays:
June 9, 2023 at 7:25 pm

Are your boobies as good as Elizabeth’s when you rise up out of the water?

Rosie, how good do you stack up?

Who wins?

All said in good fun. Was it a lucky bloke who gave Elizabeth the magnifying glass treatment the other day?

X: YOU CAN’T say that!

I just did.

( :

Pogria
Pogria
June 9, 2023 8:15 pm

My two cents worth.
I remember the Covid narrative here the way Bar Beach Swimmer described it.

Jorge
Jorge
June 9, 2023 8:15 pm

Was that Dave Sharma in the crowd ? Lairizing with mates in colourful shirts. Certainly looked like his glasses.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 8:16 pm

Anchor Whatsays:
June 9, 2023 at 7:51 pm
Is Head Case off his meds again?

Still, to the extent that he is now quite open about shilling for the Liars.

The failure to convict Lehrmann has broken, particularly since it now seems very clear that the numbers in the jury were for Not Guilty.

DrBeauGan
DrBeauGan
June 9, 2023 8:18 pm

Quite possibly. Contract renewal lunch will be lucky to make it to mains.

Shirley not. Lisa is quite attractive. If you like toads.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 8:18 pm

H B Bearsays:

June 9, 2023 at 8:09 pm

I believe the comments and her refusal to apologise could well have contractual consequences.

Quite possibly. Contract renewal lunch will be lucky to make it to mains.

Likely to be over another plate of those spring rolls in the office.
Back in the ’80’s one of the networks (Nein?) signed Greg Evans on a yuuuge contract and then parked him for about four years.
To his credit, Greg didn’t say boo during his sabbatical.
Lisa isn’t going to break Greg’s salary-man window seat record.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 8:19 pm

Buccaneer

Quite clearly, I’ve never met a cleaner with the lack of intelligence or integrity that you possess Ed, you’d be well advised to stop embarrassing yourself and crawl into some lefty hole where they all agree with your disgusting world view.

There is a link to m0nty’s Cat on the side-bar. Grandpa Cletus would certainly liven the place up.

Ed Case
Ed Case
June 9, 2023 8:20 pm

Wilkinson made a private comment on the hypocrisy of the Liberal Party in selecting Price.
But, how pretentious is it for Price to style herself
Jacinta Nampijinpa Price?
It’s just a joke.

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 8:23 pm

Dick-ed still doesn’t get it. We have a new ‘victimhood’ based culture, Abo’s are high up. Get use to it.

Boambee John
Boambee John
June 9, 2023 8:26 pm

Grandpa Cletus

We all realise that you are not the sharpest tool in the shed, but even you should be aware that references to a “black cleaner ” and to “It’s like, I’m not racist. I’ve got a black friend” are beyond the pale in this day and age.

Ah, I understand. You are using the standard applied to leftards like yourself. Do carry on.

Colonel Crispin Berka
Colonel Crispin Berka
June 9, 2023 8:27 pm

O! Great `swami! Wisest of proto-POTUSes! How may `Murcan voters reach enlightenment?

Vivek Ramaswamy @VivekGRamaswamy

TRUTH.
1. God is real.
2. There are two genders.
3. Human flourishing requires fossil fuels.
4. Reverse racism is racism.
5. An open border is no border.
6. Parents determine the education of their children.
7. The nuclear family is the greatest form of governance known to mankind.
8. Capitalism lifts people up from poverty.
9. There are three branches of the U.S. government, not four.
10. The U.S. constitution is the strongest guarantor of freedoms in history.
2:46 AM · Jun 8, 2023

Hey, scoring 8 out 10 `aint bad, especially in this term’s field.

Most of these ideas are what every country needs, which makes him the best candidate on policies.
But practically, his underfunded political outsider status (and sadly his Indian-American visage, even in 2023 USA), plus the formidable uniparty shenanigans machine, will altogether stymie his chances.

rosie
rosie
June 9, 2023 8:28 pm

And I know what was my intention when I made comments about this or that.
I have repeatedly stated I had no interest in proding anyone into getting vaccinated, particularly not here.
And yes I objected to people being told they had to remain unvaccinated even if they were in a vulnerable category because ‘my rights’.
Your subjective interpretations are just that. Subjective interpretations driven by your own prejudices.
And I continue to be the scapegoat because I’m one of the very few here who hasn’t spend two years bleating about the terrible horrible vaxx and because I continue to disbelieve the everyone who got the vaxx is now doomed narrative.
(Without for one minute disagreeing that it is a matter of fact that some people had severe and sometimes fatal adverse reactions within a short period after being vaccinated.)
Now go forecast some earthquakes.

JC
JC
June 9, 2023 8:29 pm

JC. Question for you. While everyone is focused on mortgage holders what about all the companies that borrowed heavily in recent years? Is there a risk the rising rates will eventually start to result in a series of liquidations and bankruptcies? I imagine that risk is much higher for SMEs than larger companies.

John H. Great question.

Look, I suspect large businesses that issued bonds during the pandemic would be okay because maturity was for long duration for the most part.

If I recall, business loans for small firms never really fell to extreme levels, and I think interest rates for these sorts of loans never fell below 4% to 4.5%. There could be some distress here, as I’m sure business owners may have taken out mortgages on their homes.
There will be some issues here, but not as many as in the mortgage market. At least that’s my take.

JC
JC
June 9, 2023 8:32 pm

Good to see you on here , Mr. Jupes.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 8:37 pm

Wilkinson made a private comment on the hypocrisy of the Liberal Party in selecting Price.

There is a wise saying in broadcasting, borne of painful experience:-
“Treat every mike as live”.*
Particularly the mikes you have turned on yourself for your Walkley-worthy moment.
So, private comment?
Yeah.
But nah.
.
* The late Dean Jones learnt this as a crickit commentator when he called Saffie Muslim cricketer Hashim Amla a terrorist, mistakenly thinking his mike was dead.
Deano was gone by tea-time.

PeterM
PeterM
June 9, 2023 8:40 pm

Jacinta and her mother Bess represent two of the sanest aboriginal voices. Both Gems!

cohenite
June 9, 2023 8:40 pm

Michael Shellenberger now the go to guy for the aliens live amongst us position and apparently is sitting on evidence the little, green mongs are out there and active. Personally I think there are 2 ways of looking at this: firstly the SOBs are the ones screwing up humanity; alternatively, the aliens are our last and best chance of reintroducing sanity into the mess humanity has now got itself into. Let’s hope they’re Trump supporters and are about to erect gallows for the swamp arseholes.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 8:42 pm

rosiesays:
June 9, 2023 at 8:28 pm
And I know what was my intention when I made comments about this or that.
I have repeatedly stated I had no interest in proding anyone into getting vaccinated, particularly not here.
And yes I objected to people being told they had to remain unvaccinated even if they were in a vulnerable category because ‘my rights’.
Your subjective interpretations are just that. Subjective interpretations driven by your own prejudices.
And I continue to be the scapegoat because I’m one of the very few here who hasn’t spend two years bleating about the terrible horrible vaxx and because I continue to disbelieve the everyone who got the vaxx is now doomed narrative.
(Without for one minute disagreeing that it is a matter of fact that some people had severe and sometimes fatal adverse reactions within a short period after being vaccinated.)
Now go forecast some earthquakes.

Good to see you used forecast and not prediction.

Progress.

JC
JC
June 9, 2023 8:43 pm

Cronkite

Your “cute owls” pics are living proof aliens exist.

cohenite
June 9, 2023 8:43 pm

Crotchless is obviously pissed. Leave him alone, he’ll lapse into a higher camatose state shortly.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 8:44 pm
cohenite
June 9, 2023 8:50 pm

Your “cute owls” pics are living proof aliens exist.

It’s Friday night so I’ll forgive that crass comment head prefect. Time for some cute owl.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 8:51 pm

How many months do we have left according to the St Ruth predictonator?

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 8:52 pm

“The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.”
– Garry Kasparov (Chess Grandmaster)

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 8:55 pm

It’s Friday night so I’ll forgive that crass comment head prefect. Time for some cute owl.

Now that one looks somewhat feminine.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 8:58 pm
rosie
rosie
June 9, 2023 9:01 pm

I’m watching another Irish show on Acorn called Striking Out only two seasons and tolerable despite elements of wokery.
Til this episode where the Catholic church is the villain of the peace, they’ve gone for different unusual with a exnun sueing her convent for breach of contract (it’s sort of an Irish Suits).

Buccaneer
Buccaneer
June 9, 2023 9:04 pm

I wonder what Wilkinson’s cleaner thinks, now she knows that Wilkinson thinks cleaners are literally sub human pieces of shit?

Razey
Razey
June 9, 2023 9:06 pm

I wonder what Wilkinson’s cleaner thinks, now she knows that Wilkinson thinks cleaners are literally sub human pieces of shit?

Worse than that. Anyone not in their leftard clique is a sub human piece of trash.

calli
calli
June 9, 2023 9:08 pm

Mr and Mrs Pirate will have to pay careful attention to their toothbrushes. As in hide them.

P
P
June 9, 2023 9:09 pm

(Without for one minute disagreeing that it is a matter of fact that some people had severe and sometimes fatal adverse reactions within a short period after being vaccinated.)

A friend of our family, a fit 36yr old father of a 1yr old and 3yr old was ordered, by the company who employed him, to be vaccinated. After the first dose he immediately developed myocarditis.
He has spent a great deal of money on doctors and specialists. It is certain that his condition was caused by the vaccination.
Although now back at work his duties as an electrician are limited by his condition, and his employers who are caring and sympathetic unfortunately cannot change the present situation.

Perplexed of Brisbane
Perplexed of Brisbane
June 9, 2023 9:19 pm

Psays:
June 9, 2023 at 9:09 pm
(Without for one minute disagreeing that it is a matter of fact that some people had severe and sometimes fatal adverse reactions within a short period after being vaccinated.)

A friend of our family, a fit 36yr old father of a 1yr old and 3yr old was ordered, by the company who employed him, to be vaccinated. After the first dose he immediately developed myocarditis.
He has spent a great deal of money on doctors and specialists. It is certain that his condition was caused by the vaccination.
Although now back at work his duties as an electrician are limited by his condition, and his employers who are caring and sympathetic unfortunately cannot change the present situation.

In a just world, his employer would be looking down the barrel of a massive law suit and the government who masterminded it all would be swinging from gallows. The employer should already be tripping over themselves to help him with all his expenses.

But that won’t happen and your friend will spend all his money trying to get back to health from a condition that the medical profession is twisting itself in knots to hide from and protecting the vax in their embarrassment.

I wish your friend all the best and a pox on his employer and the government

Zipster
June 9, 2023 9:19 pm
Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 9:21 pm

callisays:

June 9, 2023 at 9:08 pm

Mr and Mrs Pirate will have to pay careful attention to their toothbrushes. As in hide them.

I think they both use Polident.

Zipster
June 9, 2023 9:22 pm
Colonel Crispin Berka
Colonel Crispin Berka
June 9, 2023 9:22 pm

Cohenite spaketh:

Let’s hope they’re Trump supporters and are about to erect gallows for the swamp arseholes.

Firstly, sorry to disappoint, but most of the aliens currently streaming into America are likely Dems voters.

Secondly, it is unsurprising that your phase of lusting after cute owls was simply a gateway drug to alien erections.

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 9:25 pm

Secondly, it is unsurprising that your phase of lusting after cute owls was simply a gateway drug to alien erections.

OK.
Right.
I’ll take that as a comment.

Rabz
June 9, 2023 9:34 pm

When no one is willing to define the offence, you can’t be sure whether or not you’re committing it …
When a crime has no definition, anyone can be guilty of committing it …
Amorphous moral terror

We are all “amorphous moral terrorists”, Cats – unless of course, we have “legitimate moral grievances”

And I am not a potential “Baby Doc”, I tells ya! 🙂

Rabz
June 9, 2023 9:35 pm

Secondly, it is unsurprising that your phase of lusting after cute owls was simply a gateway drug to alien erections

What a time to blunder on to this blogue … 😕

Bar Beach Swimmer
June 9, 2023 9:36 pm

Sancho:

Did you give BG a clip for intruding on a “private” conversation?

I didn’t say it was private. I said, in answer to you surmising that my understanding maybe glraned secondhand from others, that it was a firsthand (direct) discussion/response between Rosie and me.

Bar Beach Swimmer
June 9, 2023 9:37 pm

***gleaned***

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 9:41 pm
P
P
June 9, 2023 9:42 pm

My 78yr old sister suffers to this day from pancreatitis from the 2nd covid
vaccination. She is happy she had the vaccination, although under pressure from family at the time, because later it allowed her to be able to be with her daughter from when daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer to her death in Dec 22.

Rabz
June 9, 2023 9:43 pm

Tucker Carlsoni: Eleventy Gazillion with a bullet
The Mudrocks: Less than zero

Buccaneer
Buccaneer
June 9, 2023 9:49 pm

I’m guessing the pirate family are as stupid as Ed Case, they literally said that stuff on tape because they really think that normal people take notice of their virtue signalling crap and give them a free pass because of it when they out themselves as the horrid entitled elitist racists they actually are.

Rabz
June 9, 2023 9:52 pm

P – your sister was subjected to a crime against humanity.

We are up against the sort of amoral monsters who were the reason for the Nürnberg Protocols in the first place.

If it’s any consolation, your niece is resting in peace.

Louis Litt
Louis Litt
June 9, 2023 9:54 pm

Sancho 9/6 @ 2.40
Agreed Franklin last yr.
St Kilda are unwatchable and Sydney not much better on a U 10 ground.
Watch the Pooowa Pooowa Pooowa

Louis Litt
Louis Litt
June 9, 2023 9:58 pm

Pooowa Pooowa poowa

Sancho Panzer
Sancho Panzer
June 9, 2023 10:03 pm

Louis Littsays:

June 9, 2023 at 9:54 pm

Sancho 9/6 @ 2.40
Agreed Franklin last yr.
St Kilda are unwatchable and Sydney not much better on a U 10 ground.

Both coaches are from the Sydney “they kick 2, we kick 3, we win” school.
Bizarre.
Sinny recruit Franklin supposedly as a drawcard, then formulate a game-plan which Geoffrey Boycott would be proud of.

John H.
John H.
June 9, 2023 10:03 pm

JCsays:
June 9, 2023 at 8:29 pm
JC. Question for you. While everyone is focused on mortgage holders what about all the companies that borrowed heavily in recent years? Is there a risk the rising rates will eventually start to result in a series of liquidations and bankruptcies? I imagine that risk is much higher for SMEs than larger companies.

John H. Great question.

Look, I suspect large businesses that issued bonds during the pandemic would be okay because maturity was for long duration for the most part.

If I recall, business loans for small firms never really fell to extreme levels, and I think interest rates for these sorts of loans never fell below 4% to 4.5%. There could be some distress here, as I’m sure business owners may have taken out mortgages on their homes.
There will be some issues here, but not as many as in the mortgage market. At least that’s my take.

Thanks JC. I was unaware of the interest rate situation. My view is that it may be a long road downhill for many businesses so it may take some time for the effects to become apparent. When the recession hits there could be many SMEs hitting the wall.

Your take is consistent with a friend’s opinion from a few months ago.

Steve trickler
Steve trickler
June 9, 2023 10:06 pm

Worthy of a repeat. End of thread fun.

Clever editing.

Let’s Dance – Ultimate Mashup with new and old movies – Tribute to David Bowie

Dot
Dot
June 9, 2023 10:06 pm

Wilkinson made a private comment on the hypocrisy of the Liberal Party in selecting Price.

Only the ALP and Greens are allowed unrestricted tokens and token cards. They are entitled to 1D4 tokens per turn. “Summon High Amphibian Witch” causes token cards in other player’s deck to be returned to their graveyard on a 3+ with a 1D6.

Tekweni
Tekweni
June 9, 2023 10:16 pm

After my 4 covid shot it was just two weeks later that I went down with severe dose of covid. This was followed by nearly a year of myocarditis. A CT scan and a stress test when I had just about recovered fortunately showed no major heart damage but I now live on blood pressure and ch0lesterol drugs to reduce risk. The mycocaditis was particularly unpleasant. Even minor exercise tightened the chest and felt like a heart attack was imminent. Energy levels were at rock bottom and even though I am over it I am not back to where I was.

jupes
jupes
June 9, 2023 10:20 pm

FMD how good is Butters? My favourite non Eagles player. Absolute champion!

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