Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Andyfteeze » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:15 pm

Brexit vote says it all really. :lol: That guy wouldn't pass for an aussie, he talks too much !

Then again, we just had a nutter voted into our senate with 77 primary votes, yes you read right 77. 2.98million people voted in Queensland. He is against a piece of legislation that prohibits racial vilification because it stops us from talking about tax, muslims and climate change. Climate change is a UN clandestine attempt to rule the world. " CO2 has absolutely no affect on temperatures". Its a nice attempt to rewrite the laws of physics and muslims are everyone 's favourite target now, but there you go, 77 friggin votes.
I have no idea what its tax policy is or how it refers to the legislation.
He is in a party that wants a royal commission into Islam. They want to know if its a religion.........
Let me check the date , yes its 2016 all right.
To add insult to injury, he's on a salary of $199,000/yr.
Yes I know lots of people were disgruntled with the major parties, but vote in nutters? Your insane so therefore I will put a more insane person in. You just couldn't write it any better. Yes Minister comes close.
They are my people, but stuffed if I know. I wonder how many of those 77 have ancestors in the first convict settlements, lol.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Roger Ramjet » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:38 pm

Andyfteeze wrote:That guy wouldn't pass for an aussie, he talks too much !

Not only that he's a actor, a poor one too I'd say.
Andy how can you say such nasty things about the Nationals. I was based in Queensland and do you think one person would own up to voting the Jo and Flo circus into power, but they got in every time because of Jerry. You tell me what self respecting Aussie eats pumpkin scones..... like feeding the chooks, as Jo would say about talking to the media and that's where Flo's scones went I think.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Andyfteeze » Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:29 pm

He's not a national. Nationals are conservative socialists, lol.
I just can't believe that a nutter can get 77 votes out of 2.8million and get elected on $199,000 per year.
It spits in the face of fairness.
Interesting times ahead for Malcolm turncoat. My prediction, won't last a long time.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Roger Ramjet » Sat Aug 06, 2016 6:14 pm

Andyfteeze wrote:He's not a national. Nationals are conservative socialists, lol.
I just can't believe that a nutter can get 77 votes out of 2.8million and get elected on $199,000 per year.

Sorry Andy, I've always associated the fish and chip shop lady and her personal assistant (advisor) Roberts as being a little bit like the Jo and Flo show, but whereas they only wanted the natives to carry the spears for them and know their place, the fish and chip shop lady and her advisor want to spear them all and send them all back dead for whence they came. That's a sound Nationals policy.
To be honest I think the whole lot in Queensland are a bit far to the right of Attila the Hun and Jerry has a monopoly up there.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Andyfteeze » Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:26 am

Just watching insiders program and I heard a very incite-full remark, made in serious jest of coarse.

Its never been a better time to be embarrassed by Australia.

You can be philosophical or rent your rage. :D
I find comfort that most people are intelligent, well educated and good. I find distress in that we can't get the rest up to scratch. :lol:

After all the money we throw at the problem, we are no better than others who have no such resources. Even when we give them an easy way to learn english at school, they will go and invent their own language, just listen to rap music, lol.
Yet even a good education is no guarantee of some intelligence. We all witnessed the Brain Surgeon who wanted to be president. We are all witness to a narcissist in Trump who wants to be president. Heaven forbid if you think its only a western problem. Nth Korean dictator had an expensive education too.
Maybe living in a cave is safer for modern man. :lol:
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby MGV12 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:13 pm

Beaten by the Argies in the 7's ... what's that about?

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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby MGV12 » Sat Aug 13, 2016 6:21 pm

Worthy attempt for the Team Pursuit Gold ... four years to see if upgrading the equipment helps:

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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Roger Ramjet » Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:02 pm

MGV12 wrote:Worthy attempt for the Team Pursuit Gold ... four years to see if upgrading the equipment helps:

I take it the team pursuit gold was beaten by the poms? No?
The Olympics are the Olympics, strange things happen, even secret police are known to swap urine and blood samples in some countries.
And I think that drugs cheats are drug cheats and should be banned for life. I recall only amateurs were only allowed to compete at one stage and it was talent that won the medals, not machinery.
I think that the Olympic Committee should supply all machinery, just so everything and everyone is on the same footing, but then nobody trusts them to do that in a free and fair manner.
I know pistol shooters go through the same test with their weapons.....weight of trigger pull.....rifling of barrel.....ammunition etc etc and once completed their weapons and ammo are locked down/up until they actually shoot. Many a cheat caught before that happened. Now they use lock-tight on the trigger pull so it can't be changed at the last minute.
And perhaps they could look at referees and umpires while they are at it and ban them for life as well.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby MGV12 » Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:20 pm

Roger Ramjet wrote:
MGV12 wrote:Worthy attempt for the Team Pursuit Gold ... four years to see if upgrading the equipment helps:

I take it the team pursuit gold was beaten by the poms? No?
The Olympics are the Olympics, strange things happen, even secret police are known to swap urine and blood samples in some countries.
And I think that drugs cheats are drug cheats and should be banned for life. I recall only amateurs were only allowed to compete at one stage and it was talent that won the medals, not machinery.
I think that the Olympic Committee should supply all machinery, just so everything and everyone is on the same footing, but then nobody trusts them to do that in a free and fair manner.
I know pistol shooters go through the same test with their weapons.....weight of trigger pull.....rifling of barrel.....ammunition etc etc and once completed their weapons and ammo are locked down/up until they actually shoot. Many a cheat caught before that happened. Now they use lock-tight on the trigger pull so it can't be changed at the last minute.
And perhaps they could look at referees and umpires while they are at it and ban them for life as well.


Has all the markings of sour grapes to me :lol:

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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Roger Ramjet » Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:40 pm

MGV12 wrote:Has all the markings of sour grapes to me

I believe that's what the Russians said and the Chinese are saying.
I recall one Olympic Games where all the Chinese female swimmers looked like men, and should have as they were all on a weekly dose of men's hormones and male blood transfusions.
You don't have to cheat to be great, have a look at some of the greatest athletes of all times: Nadia Komaneci, Dawn Fraser, the list is endless and none of them would have even thought about cheating, they were just very dedicated and some are now paying the price with their health.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby MGV12 » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:52 pm

Is this akin to Theresa May's concerns over the Hinkley Point project?

Why did Australia block China's power network bid?

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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Roger Ramjet » Thu Aug 18, 2016 11:46 pm

MGV12 wrote:Is this akin to Theresa May's concerns over the Hinkley Point project?

No it's far deeper than that and involves this: In March 2013, a group of MPs and academics, concerned that the 'talks lack the necessary democratic accountability, fiscal and regulatory checks and balances', called for the National Audit Office to conduct a detailed review of the negotiations between the Department of Energy and Climate Change and EDF.[28] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinkley_P ... er_station
The Chinese companies involved haven't been all that honest, they all claim they are doing it for investment purposes, but they lack the expertise, they lack the knowledge and they lack the money.
There have been a number of investigations in Australia in regards to the Chinese bid, and in most cases the companies involved lack everything including the money. A deeper search of the companies found they were all state owned enterprises with appalling track records in safety, knowledge and security concerns about just where the technology was coming from.....certainly not China.
The Hinkley Point project was in fact a sale of 500 acres for a proposed wind farm, which suddenly became a nuclear reactor, built on the same site as the old one.
It's the usual promise of large amounts of money and constant employment that local councils seem to fall for all the time and the Chinese supplying the sub standard materials and possibly the plans, with 33% labour.
If you could get one of your best spies into how the British electricity grid was operated and had control of it at the start of a war, you could shut down most of the countries defenses in the blink of an eye.
Britain and Australia will not let that happen....the contract was to supply electricity into the grid with wind or solar power, not run the grid and not use nuclear power.
This is not the first time China has been caught out and they are gaining the reputation of not to be trusted.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Roger Ramjet » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:05 pm

And not only China, but all foreign countries: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/10 ... nergy-grid
The politicians don't seem to understand that people pay rates, electricity bills and taxes for the Macro economic projects, they do not wish to see them sold off or leased out to anyone after they are built. It's not as if they were bloated with Aussie workers all sitting around having a smoko break. The last sale like this to a private company was in Victoria and when a large storm hit, it knocked the power out for days because no maintenance had been carried out. The power company had just bled all the profits into their own pockets and put nothing back into the company.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Roger Ramjet » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:01 pm

And slowly the story emerges about all the "donations" to political parties by the Chinese Communist Party Elite directly into the coffers of the State and Federal politicians political parties and the list is long and the people involved are just fronts for the ruling Communist Party. Which even includes a blackmail letter. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-21/a ... ns/7768012
And there's also a break-up of which party got the donations because Australia has checks and balances and there will be some red faces around parliament house. It might also explain why Kevin Rudd was not nominated at the next Secretary General of the United Nations, slimy bastard he is, and thank heavens he got thrown out as Prime Minister by Julia Gillard. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-21/c ... ns/7766654
Lucky Australia has a free press and the judiciary already stepped in and blocked the sale of Australia's oldest and largest pastoral lease, which is situated right next to the top secret Woomera Rocket range
The thing that annoys Australians is the fact that Australian companies also put in bids for the projects, but China had the upper hand with its political donations.
I would not oppose the death penalty being bought back for politicians.
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Re: Understanding [or misunderstanding] Australians

Postby Andyfteeze » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:10 pm

I wouldn't be getting my knickers in a knot over privatisation or selling the farm. Its all shadow boxing. It makes no sense either way. Why should the chinese think our slimy two faced politicians will do their bidding? They certainly don't give a rats arse about us and we pay them handsomely too. Personally, if the chinese are stupid enough to give politicians money, they deserve to lose it all. Lets face it, australian politicians couldn't organise a chook raffle in a brothel. Thats why we have Fraudband. The economy is turning to crap and all they want to do is give tax deductions in 8yrs time, well woopy doo.
We have created 160,000 jobs, aren't we great managers. Until you read the fine print. 1hrs work is defined as a job. 160,000 part time jobs created and 26,000 full time jobs disappeared. Yes minister, here we go again. Many times we laugh at Pauline Hanson and her obvious stupidity, but really are Scott Morrison and Mathias Cormern any smarter? Don't get me started on Kelly O'Dwyer.
And isn't it interesting that Pauline Hanson is " looking" for issues to run with. The latest is squat toilets, I kid you not. We are being invaded by muslims and squat toilets. You can't stand up and say I will fix the problems if you have no clue what the problems are. It says to me she can't get a well paying job like this outside parliament. I wonder if her supporters have cottoned on yet.
And Roger Ramjet, your worried about chinese bribes? :lol: :lol:
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