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THE MEANING OF OZ - All you need to know!

 
 
hingehead
 
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Reply Mon 23 May, 2022 12:29 am
Albo sworn in as PM today. ALP have 75 seats confirmed one short of an absolute majority, still a bunch to be determined, but things can't get worse for them and they likely won't be in minority government. Hoping Albo works constructively with the Greens and Teals - because at best he's only a by-election away from minority. But I think he'll do OK.

We also have 6 new MPs from an Asian background (one came as refugee) so slowly the parliament starts to reflect the country (although we have, proportionally) too many dolphin trainers in the house.

The new PM got on a plane this arvo for the quad meeting in Japan (Australia, USA, India, Japan heads of government).

Also sworn in Deputy Leader David Marles, Treasurer Jim Chalmers, Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Attorney General/Finance Minister Katie Gallagher.

We lost 7 right wing women MPs from the Libs, but gained a shipload through the broadest spectrum of the left.

Most importantly the electorate comprehensively dismissed the Murdoch press's attempts to a) Win Morrison re-election and b) preserve the two party system by constantly attacking the greens and the teals.

The losers, apart from the coalition and Clive Palmer ($100,000,000 on political advertising for 3% of the vote and no successes), include the mainstream media who completely dismissed and/or disregarded how the electorate felt and focussed on themselves as 'players' in polity.

All in all we are much better for it, but it's early days.
Builder
 
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Reply Mon 23 May, 2022 02:08 am
@hingehead,
Curious that despite not mentioning it once during the campaign, the high-speed rail link between the Gold coast and Melbourne is now an Albanese priority. Where did that curve ball come from?

Last I heard, the key priority was a retrospective federal ICAC. Funny how things can change, almost immediately after the election results are in.
hingehead
 
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Reply Mon 23 May, 2022 02:11 am
@Builder,
Haven't heard anything about that - where did you get it from?
izzythepush
 
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Reply Mon 23 May, 2022 02:12 am
General rule of thumb, if Builder is pissed off it's a good thing.

Congrats to Oz, well done for kicking Scott Morrison, (who sounds like a lame villain from an even lamer 80's comedy film franchise,) out on his ear.
Builder
 
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Reply Mon 23 May, 2022 02:12 am
@hingehead,
It was the morning after the election on the box.

https://www.skynews.com.au/australia-news/politics/anthony-albanese-reveals-labors-plans-for-highspeed-railway-is-their-first-priority/news-story/9a79df1044598430dfc1d70c6fc9f94c?amp
hingehead
 
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Reply Mon 23 May, 2022 06:51 am
@Builder,
Geezus builder - look at the dateline on your link: January 2, 2022 - 1:25PM
hightor
 
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Reply Mon 23 May, 2022 07:40 am
@hingehead,
Quote:
...look at the dateline on your link: January 2, 2022 - 1:25PM


Laughing Laughing Laughing
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Wilso
 
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Reply Tue 24 May, 2022 10:46 pm
@izzythepush,
izzythepush wrote:

General rule of thumb, if Builder is pissed off it's a good thing.

Congrats to Oz, well done for kicking Scott Morrison, (who sounds like a lame villain from an even lamer 80's comedy film franchise,) out on his ear.



Scott Morrison was our “answer” to Donald Trump, though [email protected] knows what the question was.
izzythepush
 
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Reply Tue 24 May, 2022 11:47 pm
@Wilso,
We've got our own criminal in charge who even has a Russian name.
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Builder
 
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Reply Wed 25 May, 2022 03:01 pm
https://afipn.com.au/the-war-on-the-unvaccinated-was-lost/

Author

Peter Chris

The unvaccinated are the heroes of the last two years as they allowed us all to have a control group in the great experiment and highlight the shortcoming of the Covid vaccines. The unvaccinated carry many battle scars and injuries as they are the people we tried to mentally break, yet no one wants to talk about what we did to them and what they forced “The Science“ to unveil. We knew that the waning immunity of the fully vaccinated had the same risk profile as others within society as the minority of the unvaccinated, yet we marked them for special persecution. You see we said they had not “done the right thing for the greater good” by handing their bodies and medical autonomy over to the State.

Many of the so-called health experts and political leaders in Australia admitted the goal was to make life almost unlivable for the unvaccinated, which was multiplied many times by the collective mob, with the fight taken into workplaces, friendships, and family gatherings. Today the hard truth is none of it was justified as we took a quick slide from righteousness to absolute cruelty. We might lay the blame on our leaders and health experts for the push but each individual within society must be held accountable for stepping into the well-laid-out trap. We did this despite knowing full well that principled opposition is priceless when it comes to what goes inside our bodies and we let ourselves be tricked into believing that going into another ineffective lockdown would be the fault of the unvaccinated and not the fault of the toxic policy of ineffective vaccines.

We took pleasure in scapegoating the unvaccinated because after months of engineered lockdowns by political leaders blinded by power, having someone to blame and to burn at the stake felt good. We believed we had logic, love, and truth on our side so it was easy to wish death upon the unvaccinated. Those of us who ridiculed and mocked the non-compliant did it because we were embarrassed by their courage and principles and didn’t think the unvaccinated would make it through unbroken and we turned the holdouts into punching bags. Lambie, Carr, Chant, Andrews, McGowan, Gunner, and the other cast of hundreds in prominent roles need to be held to account for vilifying the unvaccinated in public and fueling angry social media mobs.

The mobs, the mask Nazis, and the vaccine disciples have been embarrassed by “betting against” the unvaccinated because mandates only had the power we gave them. It was not compliance that ended domination by Big Pharma Companies, Bill Gates and his many organizations, and the World Economic Forum… It was THANKS to the people we tried to embarrass, ridicule, mock and tear down.

We should all try and find some inner gratitude for the unvaccinated as we took the bait by hating them because their perseverance and courage bought us the time to see we were wrong.

So if mandates ever return for Covid or any other disease or virus, hopefully, more of us will be awake and see the rising authoritarianism that has no concern for our well-being and is more about power and control. The War on the Unvaccinated was lost and we should all be very thankful for that.
hingehead
 
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Reply Wed 25 May, 2022 06:59 pm
@Builder,
COVID thanks you for your service.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-04-12/sa-health-data-shows-covid-unvaccinated-at-higher-risk-of-death/100983874
Builder
 
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Reply Thu 26 May, 2022 02:10 am
@hingehead,
Had the alpha strain in March 2020.

I now have better natural immunity than anything they can stick in your arm, hinge.

https://fee.org/articles/cdc-natural-immunity-offered-stronger-protection-against-covid-than-vaccines-during-delta-wave/

https://connect.uclahealth.org/2022/01/20/natural-immunity-vs-vaccine-induced-immunity-to-covid-19/

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10499655/Antibodies-unjabbed-Covid-survivors-stronger-protection-two-doses-study-claims.html

How many links would you like, dumbarse?/
hingehead
 
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Reply Thu 26 May, 2022 02:29 am
@Builder,
Nice that you're OK - what do say all the poor bastards that died?

Oh that's right, this whole schism is between people who give a **** about other people and those that don't.
Builder
 
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Reply Thu 26 May, 2022 02:39 am
@hingehead,
Didn't you catch the former PM stating that most "covid-related" deaths were not actually from covid?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10831605/Scott-Morrison-exposes-astonishing-data-highlighting-whats-REALLY-causing-Covid-deaths-Australia.html

We're prepping for a wedding here hinge, so I don't have time to pull the info from links. He was banging on that all the state premiers admitted to this as well, but I don't recall it happening.
hingehead
 
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Reply Thu 26 May, 2022 05:33 am
@Builder,
You believe Morrison?

I can pull links that absolutely deny Morrison's BS claim that people are 'dying with covid, not of covid' too.

But it can wait until after the wedding. Have fun!
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izzythepush
 
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Reply Thu 26 May, 2022 05:42 am
A bizarre exchange.

Builder: We never heard anything about high speed rail until after the election.

Hingehead: Your source is months old, way before the election.

Builder: You think I didn't know that?

It's like the Oxford Debating Chamber.
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hingehead
 
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Reply Thu 26 May, 2022 05:43 am
@Builder,
Here's the first:

https://www.aap.com.au/factcheck/false-covid-deaths-claim-sparks-social-media-frenzy/
Wilso
 
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Reply Thu 26 May, 2022 11:03 pm

I can pick a Liberal voter from a mile away.
First clue is they're f***ing idiots.
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Builder
 
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Reply Fri 27 May, 2022 04:55 am
@hingehead,
https://www.poynter.org/ifcn/

Just shot yourself in the foot again, son.
Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Fri 27 May, 2022 05:23 am
@Builder,
Builder wrote:
Just shot yourself in the foot again, son.
Did YOU use the database you linked and fact-checked your here posted own opinions? Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
 

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