Open Thread – Saturday, 19 February 2022

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  1. kaysee kaysee says:

    Libs of Tik Tok

    Whoa. Professor at Wittenburg University, Ohio is deducting points for not wearing a mask properly and taking if off to eat. Is this allowed @wittenberg?



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  2. mh says:

    Dow futures down 500 points.

    NASDAQ was already 16 percent off its highs so that index could be in an official bear market soon.


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  3. mh says:

    Israel will allow unvaccinated tourists with a PCR test into the country from March 1.

    And Bill Gates is promising another pandemic will be arriving soon.


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  4. egg_ says:

    Has anyone told China and Russia that coal is bad?

    Meanwhile, the Poms are putting in a new, controversial Chunk reactor:

    Hinkley Point C

    EPRs – originally known as European Pressurised Water Reactors – are a type of Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR). The design of the UK EPRs that will be built at Hinkley Point C represents a major development on previous PWRs, making them amongst the safest and most efficient civil nuclear power generators ever designed.

    The UK EPR design marks significant progress towards sustainability. It has been designed to use less uranium and produce almost a third less long-lived radioactive wastes compared with water reactors in operation today.


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  5. kaysee kaysee says:

    The media are complicit in the scam. They are happily swallowing health-related fiction from a guy who wrote software codes.

    In 2019 – Before Covid, he spoke about the wonders of vaccines.

    Now, when people have stopped being afraid of Covid, he says another pandemic is coming?
    A revision to the reset agenda?

    Bill Gates says Covid risks have ‘dramatically reduced’ but another pandemic is coming

    Bill Gates said Friday that the risks of severe disease from Covid-19 have “dramatically reduced” but another pandemic is all but certain.

    Speaking to CNBC’s Hadley Gamble at Germany’s annual Munich Security Conference, Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said that a potential new pandemic would likely stem from a different pathogen to that of the coronavirus family.

    But he added that advances in medical technology should help the world do a better job of fighting it — if investments are made now.

    “We’ll have another pandemic. It will be a different pathogen next time,” Gates said.



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  6. egg_ says:

    The EPR is a third generation pressurised water reactor design. It has been designed and developed mainly by Framatome (part of Areva between 2001 and 2017) and Électricité de France (EDF) in France, and Siemens in Germany. In Europe this reactor design was called European Pressurised Reactor, and the internationalised name was Evolutionary Power Reactor, but it is now simply named EPR.

    The first operational EPR unit was China’s Taishan 1, which started commercial operation in December 2018.[1] Taishan 2 started commercial operation in September 2019.[2] The first EPR unit to start construction, at Olkiluoto in Finland, achieved criticality on 21 December 2021.[3] It is expected to begin commercial operation in mid 2022, a delay of thirteen years. The second EPR unit to start construction, at Flamanville in France, is also facing a costly delay (to 2023).[4] Two units at Hinkley Point in the United Kingdom received final approval in September 2016 and are expected to begin operating in 2026.[5][6]

    EDF has acknowledged severe difficulties in building the EPR design. In September 2015, EDF stated that the design of a “New Model” EPR was being worked on, which will be easier and cheaper to build.[7]


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  7. kaysee kaysee says:

    Cosmin Dzsurdzsa

    Romanian MEP @CristianTerhes absolutely mops the floor with PM @JustinTrudeau in Brussels this week over how he’s handling the Ottawa #FreedomConvoy2022 protests.

    “He’s exactly like a tyrant, a dictator. He’s like Ceaușescu in Romania,” said Terhes.



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  8. egg_ says:

    “We’ll have another pandemic. It will be a different pathogen next time,” Gates said.

    Windoze 12?


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  9. mh says:

    Windows Plandemic 2.


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  10. mh says:

    A whiff of desperation in this one

    ‘CHAMPION FOR WOMEN’

    PM endorses ban on female trans athletes
    Scott Morrison has endorsed a ‘terrific’ bill that would exclude trans-women from playing single sex sports.
    By SARAH ISON



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  11. egg_ says:

    Hinkley Point C could be delayed by Chinese nuclear plant fault

    The Hinkley Point C project may be delayed after defects were found at a similar reactor in China.

    According to The Times, safety components at Hinkley may need to be redesigned following the discovery.

    An investigation is ongoing into the cause of the problems with the plant in Taishan, in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, which was shut down in August after reports of damage to fuel rods. These hold nuclear materials used to fuel the reactor.

    It was first revealed in June that the US government had been assessing reports of a leak at the power station, with gas escaping after the coating on some of the fuel rods deteriorated.

    The Commission for Independent Research and Information on Radioactivity, a French association created in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster, has now said that a whistleblower reported that a design flaw in the reactor pressure vessel could be the cause of the Taishan problem.

    An industry source told The Times that the investigation was likely to show that the pressure vessel was “demonstrably safe” but it might also show that design changes were needed.

    The £22bn Hinkley Point C power plant currently has a scheduled date for starting electricity generation of June 2026. Construction is ongoing, with the world’s biggest crane, Big Carl, placing the steel ring onto the second reactor building earlier this month.

    The design of Hinkley Point C will also be used for the proposed Sizewell C power station in Suffolk, which is planned but has not yet been approved.

    University of Sussex nuclear expert Paul Dorfman said that if reports about the Taishan reactor are correct, “then it’s beginning to look like there’s a potential generic fault with the key safety mechanism of the EPR reactor design itself”.

    He added: “If so, this is serious news for ongoing construction at Hinkley Point C and plans for Sizewell C.

    “There’s a couple of ‘ifs’ there, but the thing with nuclear is the very limited scope for safety error. We’ve learnt, to our cost, if something goes wrong, picking up the pieces is costly in economic, environmental and human terms.”

    A spokesman for EDF’s UK division said: “Inspection work on reactor one at Taishan is still under way. The cause of the issue with a number of fuel rods will not be known until the end of these studies and the findings will benefit future reactor operations, including those in Britain.

    “Fuel performance issues are not unusual in nuclear operation and this issue does not pose a risk to people or the environment.”

    The spokesman declined to comment on whether the issues at Taishan might delay the start-up of Hinkley Point C.


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  12. egg_ says:

    Windows Plandemic 2.

    Who’d’ve thunk Gates would be into planned release of a virus?


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  13. kaysee kaysee says:

    It is so very important that every freedom-loving citizen votes correctly. Explain to those who don’t understand the system, how to number the preferences.

    The preferential voting system explained by Topher Field

    1/

    Preferential Voting with Marbles!

    How to stick it to the Major Parties this election!

    How Preferential Voting works… using marbles!

    Yep, Topher uses 1,000 marbles to show how preferential voting works and how YOU can stick it to the major parties this election.

    TL/DR: Put ALL the freedom friendly minor parties at the top, put the majors last. It’s that simple.

    But if you want to UNDERSTAND how it works and why just 30% of the vote is enough to win a lower house seat, you’ll have to watch the video!



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  14. kaysee kaysee says:

    2/

    Why preferential voting exists

    After my earlier video explaining how preferential voting works in Australia, I’ve had lots of questions about WHY it exists at all!

    Well there’s actually a good reason! It’s designed to solve a very real problem and once you understand the problem, the existence of preferential voting makes sense!



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  15. Our current crop of leaders aren’t the outcome of preferential voting so much as the outcome of electorate apathy. Other voting systems may alter some results at the margins, but without addressing the root cause, the outcome will largely be the same.

    Getting more of the electorate engaged is hard, but.


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  16. mh says:

    #Newshub
    Winston Peters’ Wellington protest visit following tense scenes | Newshub

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aqNRaszkIs


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  17. kaysee kaysee says:

    I’ve posted Topher’s videos on the main page so they may be viewed by others who don’t visit the Open Thread.


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  18. kaysee kaysee says:

    Our current crop of leaders aren’t the outcome of preferential voting so much as the outcome of electorate apathy.

    Nelson, that is true. It is the She’ll be right, attitude.

    Apathy is a serious ailment that is not just limited to elections and the general public but can be seen everywhere. Even on blogs like this.

    How to get others to see a problem and unite for a solution is very tough. My goal in creating the CatWiki was to create a place where information could easily be found to counter the myths and ignorance among the MSM-brainwashed. Specifically for the upcoming elections.

    But getting Cats (with a few exceptions) to participate in building the wiki is near impossible. It is the SEW syndrome – Someone Else Will – not me.


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  19. kaysee kaysee says:

    ˘◡˘

    Break time

    A little bit late …..

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    Ultimate Food Hacks Compilation


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  20. kaysee kaysee says:

    A Google-Funded ‘Fact Check’ Team
    Appears to Be a Handful of Potentially Non-Existent Indians in an Impoverished Town Near Bangladesh.

    The Healthy Indian Project (‘THIP’) appears to have started as a fitness and lifestyle site in 2018. Its CEO – Sudipta Sengupta – is a life-long marketing consultant from a small city (Gurgaon, Haryana) in India.

    The group is a member of the high-profile Poynter network called the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), though a two separate audits of its membership reveal concerns about non-partisanship, transparency, and the organization’s finances with a particular focus on a grant from the U.S.-based search engine Google:



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  21. cohenite says:

    Energy news with the idiot boris and the senile creep leading the charge:

    https://mailchi.mp/d7882ce8a985/bidens-looming-energy-crunch-187238?e=170323d89f


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  22. candy says:

    PM endorses ban on female trans athletes
    Scott Morrison has endorsed a ‘terrific’ bill that would exclude trans-women from playing single sex sports.
    ————————————————–

    While I think female trans athletes will have a physical advantage I’m not sure but could this lead to banning any other types of athletes based on other characteristics?

    Eg. non-vaccinated athletes or Catholic athletes or simply those of a different culture.

    Banning one group of folks leads to banning of other groups because people in power can become corrupted. Maybe there is a better way to weed out the problem than “banning”.


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  23. mh says:

    Tucker: This is what the collapse of democracy looks like

    Feb. 22, 2022 – 13:19 – Fox News host shreds light on Canada’s crackdown of the Freedom Convoy protesters on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’

    https://video.foxnews.com/v/6298431279001#sp=show-clips


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  24. Arky says:

    And:here is an interview with the channel owner.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta-8xFg0L0w


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  25. Ragu says:

    Hey, Dude!

    How ya been?


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  26. Steve trickler says:

    Just took a glass to the wall…ear upon it. The Queen is still alive….she’ll be dead in the morning.

    Termites…she is one tough lady. Pest controllers failed to reign her in. They have to pay the bill.

    A few squirts of Termidor in the morning…maybe a few days from now.

    You are dead, bitch.


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  27. mh says:

    The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of the possibilidty of life-threatening flash flooding as a storm brings intense rainfall to parts of South East Queensland, with 104mm dumped in one hour near Gympie.

    If it’s flooded, forget the flame grilled whopper.


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  28. calli says:

    Lurking pays off!

    Hi Arky! Good to see you. 😀


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  29. Mark A says:

    calli says:
    February 23, 2022 at 6:37 am

    Lurking pays off!

    Hi Arky! Good to see you.

    It is good he is ready to join again.
    I only learned about his misfortune late via contacts.
    Can’t even imagine how it feels, not ever having the same disaster happen to us.

    All the best Arky.


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  30. Mark A says:

    Lame pics.
    flagged

    Flagged??
    Why?
    What did I do this time? If I weren’t a paranoiac I’d say someone does not like me.

    I hope it was a click by mistake, surely.


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  31. Ragu says:

    Wasn’t me. Or if it was, t’were an accident.

    Anyhoo, morning MarkA, morning Calli.


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  32. calli says:

    And…morning TonyN. 🙂

    Good times, good memories!


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  33. calli says:
    February 23, 2022 at 6:37 am
    Lurking pays off!
    Oh, you meant Arky poking his head in, not Mark’s barbecue accessories?

    Apologies for misreading you! 😝


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  34. Any reporting of Marks Lame Pics is only to ensure Adam does not miss them, I reckon.


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  35. mh says:

    Stocks fell Tuesday, as intensifying tensions between Russia and Ukraine dented market sentiment to start the week.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 482.57 points to 33,596.61, dragged down by an 8.9% loss in Home Depot. The Dow fell for its fourth straight session. The S&P 500 fell 1% to 4,304.76 and closed more than 10% from its record close, a technical correction. The Nasdaq Composite slipped 1.2% to 13,381.52. The U.S. stock market was closed Monday due to the Presidents’ Day holiday.

    The major averages pared losses late in the trading day, however. At its session low, the Dow had lost more than 700 points.



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  36. Ragu says:

    Any reporting of Marks Lame Pics is only to ensure Adam does not miss them, I reckon.

    I think you’ll find cohenite is the only person to remove his pants when viewing lame pics.


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  37. Old bloke says:

    kaysee says:
    February 22, 2022 at 2:43 pm

    Kyle Rittenhouse Announces Defamation LAWSUITS

    Kyle Rittenhouse Announces Defamation LAWSUITS Against Corporate Media, Whoopi Goldberg, Cenk of YoungTurks, And Other Targets — “It is time for accountability”
    *****************************************

    There’s a few media types here in Australia who he should also sue.


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  38. Ragu says:

    https://archive.ph/pImLt

    MP Fiona Martin said she and her staff were “shaken” after Simeon Boikov, a “self-declared agent of Russia” who produces YouTube videos as the “Aussie Cossack,” approached her meet-and-greet event in Cabarita Park on Monday morning with a cameraman and tried to prevent her from leaving so he could ask her questions.

    Russia Mania!

    Did the j’ismist recepticle just drop Fiona in the shit with the bolded quote? Simeon isn’t afraid of protecting his good self from this type of crap


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  39. cohenite says:

    In these troubled times some books of faith to take comfort in:

    Reverend Eugen’s Book about Sluts: tales of redemption and other forms of faith satisfaction

    I found Jesus at Wal-Mart by Reverend Eddie Brumley. Plus other shopping tips

    Enter me Lord and let me feel your mercy by the Reverend Mary Hinge

    The Magus Chord Organ Big Book of Easy Funeral Hits: simple one finger grieve chord chart included

    Fingering and Preying for the Lord by Reverend Loretta Fudge: an organist’s simple approach to faith ecstasy.


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  40. egg_ says:

    What’s the Arkster been up to?

    Rarely visit FagCat.


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  41. Old bloke says:

    mh says:
    February 22, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    #Newshub
    Winston Peters’ Wellington protest visit following tense scenes | Newshub

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aqNRaszkIs
    ****************************************************

    No black ninjas amongst the NZ police. Do they have the rotisserie gear that our Federal Police have in Canberra?


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  42. Old bloke says:

    kaysee says:
    February 22, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    I’ve posted Topher’s videos on the main page so they may be viewed by others who don’t visit the Open Thread.

    ***************************************************
    Thanks Kaysee, Topher’s explanation is correct.

    I think that Labor will win the next election, and they will win it on Liberal Party preferences. The Liberals always preference Labor over the minor parties.

    Hopefully, some One Nation, UAP, or LDP members might get into the House of Reps, and also take a few seats in the Senate.


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  43. The Gliberals need to hear from us that preferencing the Liars just shows where their true priorities lie.


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  44. Shy Ted says:

    I’ve got some fave sites to start the day. But just sometimes it takes me to places like idrlabs.com where I can measure my
    racism
    Twice
    Sexism
    In fact a whole range of wrongness. I wouldn’t be too inclined to tick any box. It’s enough to know they’re out there.


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  45. Shy Ted says:

    OK, Nazi cops. Now what you got?
    Afraid I can’t agree with Topher about the media backtracking. 2 minutes of MSM TV tells me otherwise. Vax ads running hot. They’re just doing what the gummint tells them to do with your tax$$$. We really need a few of these players to start experiencing a few side effects. if they don’t, well, that can only mean one thing.


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  46. Old bloke says:

    Nelson_Kidd-Players says:
    February 23, 2022 at 12:42 pm

    The Gliberals need to hear from us that preferencing the Liars just shows where their true priorities lie.

    **********************************************

    Their true priorities lie in perpetuating the duopoly power relationship they have with Labor.


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  47. Ragu says:

    And now for something completely different

    Duncan Trussel had his mind dry erased after smoking too much 5-MeO-DMT

    https://youtu.be/Nfy3ls-KOyw


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  48. Ragu says:

    where I can measure my; Sexism

    Question 1 of 60

    Typical women with the questions that never end.


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  49. egg_ says:

    FERRARI FF 6.3 V12 | 0-295km/h ACCELERATION *LOUD* SOUND & AUTOBAHN POV by AutoTopNL

    Front engine, rear wheel drive, long wheelbase Ferrari Grand Tourer – the kind that Enzo himself reportedly preferred to drive.


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  50. Ragu says:

    Those whacky scientists

    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnmol.2018.00312/full

    In conclusion, we show here that a single dose of 5-MeO-DMT can increase proliferation, survivability and accelerate maturation of newborn neurons in the DG. To our knowledge, this work was the first to demonstrate a direct effect of a naturally occurring psychoactive compound in adult neurogenesis. New lines of investigation have suggested that serotoninergic hallucinogens can significantly improve severe depression and anxiety (Reiche et al., 2018). Thus, the effect of 5-MeO-DMT in modulating neurogenesis could throw light on the mechanism behind the beneficial effects of hallucinogenic compounds in mood disorders.

    There is a lot of work being done in this area, and most of it producing positive results. I remember (vaguely) a post from DotLord a while back showing LSD use in a time of stress or abnormality in ones life having a prolonged negative effect on mental health.


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  51. bons says:

    The Murphy/Petersen discussion above is the most inciteful encapsulation of the totalitarian employment of covid fear, and the utter political necessity to destroy the truckers, that I have seen.
    Thank you Egg


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  52. Steve trickler says:

    Good to see Jared back in the water. Champion. No doubt those with equal abilities will follow.

    The MYSTERIOUS Disappearance of Donnie Messier | Behind the Scenes w/ AWP


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  53. mh says:

    Billionaire United Australia Party chairman Clive Palmer has tested negative for COVID-19, a day after cancelling a major speech at the National Press Club in Canberra.



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  54. mh says:

    French Tennis star Gael Monfils wrote on Tuesday:

    “Hello everyone, I wanted to give you some news following my recent rest in tournaments.

    I suffered a small health problem (probably following my third dose of the vaccine).

    On the advice of my doctor, I decided to take time to rest.

    Unfortunately, I won’t be able to play the Davis Cup next week.

    I hope to be able to return to the United States.”



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  55. Steve trickler says:
  56. Steve trickler says:

    Time to…


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  57. mh says:

    Someone at work today told me her 65 year old next door neighbour died in her sleep, no known health conditions. The dead woman’s husband told her, just went to bed and never woke up.

    I didn’t mention the Vax, just said I’m hearing a lot about incidents like that.


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  58. mh says:

    Australian politicians awash with HYPOCRISY

    Yeah, FOAD ScumMo.
    Morrison had nothing to say when Dickhead Dan was shooting Aussies in the back at the Shrine.


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  59. mh says:

    Ron DeSantis
    @RonDeSantisFL
    The Biden-Fauci Admin. thinks a margarita will solve all the problems they’ve created for the American people.

    Well, you can have a margarita, but it will not cure Bidenflation, which is causing massive increases in prices across the board for Americans. #NationalMargaritaDay

    https://twitter.com/RonDeSantisFL/status/1496221812430102529?s=20&t=HM32pTOvKaEsD1uGp7JrgA



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  60. mh says:

    Victorians can’t take a trick

    A council in Melbourne’s north-east could have prevented the tragic death of a grandmother who was crushed by a falling tree and stung by a swarm of bees during a walk in the park, a coroner has found.



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  61. mh says:

    It’s Klaus

    Twitter pulled down this video. It would be a shame if even more people saw it now.

    https://twitter.com/KyleKashuv/status/1496262915367870465?s=20&t=nmfQAAQmLyVCqSizGqSekQ



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  62. cohenite says:

    The Australian Climate Sceptics is apparently trying to recover its posts which were censored by google recently. Here is a post on islam and its Western msm coverage, part of a series. Maybe some one can try and connect to the link and see if the restriction is bypassed:

    http://theclimatescepticsparty.blogspot.com/2016/08/islam-in-australia-myths-and-common.html


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  63. johanna johanna says:

    Got the censored by Google screen when I clicked on it, cohenite.


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  64. cohenite says:

    Got the censored by Google screen when I clicked on it, cohenite.

    Bastards! Back to the drawing board.


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  65. Steve trickler says:

    Posting again….I think for the fourth time? People need to watch it.

    Enjoy the ride…..just joking, it is f*cked when you contemplate it.

    Al White: The Story of a Marine Grunt in the First Battle of Khe Sanh (April 1967


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  66. Steve trickler says:

    Big deep quake in South America. We wait and watch, 10 -14 days.

    Dutch.


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  67. Mark A says:

    Steve trickler says:
    February 24, 2022 at 4:13 am

    WTF!
    Look at this prick.
    Ottawa police chief says: even if the protesters “retreat and go home,” they will be hunted down

    Frightening how secure and sure of themselves the authorities feel.
    My best wishes for the protesters, if there is a way to help and someone has a link pls. post it.


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  68. mh says:

    Stocks fell sharply once again Wednesday, as escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine push the major averages to fresh lows for the year so far.

    The S&P 500 fell 1.8% to 4,225.50, closing nearly 12% from its Jan. 3 record close as it slid deeper into correction. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 464.85 points to 33,131.76. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite lost 2.6% to 13,037.49.

    Both the Dow and Nasdaq fell for a fifth straight session, while the S&P 500 notched a four-day losing streak.



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  69. Interested observer says:

    Sorry Cats I have never learned to link and have always been satisfied with lurking.

    However I now refer you to the Conservative Tree House article on whether the banking world has spoken harshly to the Trudeau government – accounts are being unfrozen as they speak.

    Also, The Gateway Pundit breaking news – Trudeau has revoked the Emergency measures.

    Please verify and post links
    moderated

  70. Shy Ted says:

    There’s an advert on 10Bold (accidentally saw it). Might be Aussie First Dates or similar. Couple of oldies, strangely an actual man and an actual woman.
    He: I’m a teacher.
    She: How wonderful. So what sort of teaching do you do?
    He: (hangs his head in shame) Actually I’m a special needs teacher.
    She: Oh, I love you. (High five)
    Funniest thing ever. You know why.


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  71. Ragu says:

    Trudeau has revoked the Emergency measures.

    He is so benevolent and benificent. 💝💘💖

    All hail Prime Minister Hairpiece Castroturd!


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  72. Steve trickler says:

    👏 He’s in the zone. Tip of the hat to all the musicians.

    Mark Knopfler – Brothers In Arms (A Night In London | Official Live Video)


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  73. mh says:

    Trudeau has revoked the Emergency measures.

    Treasonous turd Trudeau needs hanging.
    Along with his master Klaus.
    A dual hanging.


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  74. Shy Ted says:

    And in NDIS news, I used to live next door to the nicest people, eldest son was physically and mentally handicapped, couldn’t read or write but had a big personality, loved people and was naive in every sense of the word. When someone was upset he’d massage their neck and say simple, comforting things. Been in supported residential care and employment for 30 years. Staff loved him.
    Enter the NDIS. Ex-neighbour asking me what to do. Extract from letter written to HIM!
    Dear
    ALLEGATION MEETING –Your opportunity to respond to allegations of misconduct have been raised against you and work has an obligation to investigate these matters. The details of these allegations are as noted below.
    Allegation On the morning of in the dining roomy you breached the & NDIS Code of Conduct and Workplace Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying Policy when you sexually harassed by the following acts:
    a)at approximately 6.30am you kissed on her neck and check, massaged her shoulders and back, and stroked her hair, all without her consent and despite telling you to “leave me alone”.
    b)at approximately 6.30am you asked her to move to the back of the hall, but she refused and she stated that this behaviour made her feel unsafe with you as there were very few people in the dining area at that time.
    c)At morning tea time, you took hold of hands with both of your hands without asking her permission. When Tracy tried to pull away you continued to hold on with a strong grip but eventually released her hands

    Supporting information:•
    CCTV footage showing the following incidents: At 6.26am, you were observed in the video approaching when she was sitting at a table in the dining room. You massaged her shoulders, then leant in and kissed her on the neck and then kissed her again on the cheek. You then moved to other side of table and sat down. At 6.27am, you got up from your seat and moved around to where you rubbed your hand around in circles on back. You then kissed her face and stroked her hair.•
    A witness who was in the dining room at that time stated that you were telling her you were going to make her a coffee and she kept telling you she didn’t want one. She told you 5 times “leave me alone”

    It goes on with references to legislation. The “victim” has been his “girlfriend” for many years and their relationship has never gone beyond holding hands for a few minutes or a kiss on the cheek.

    OK then – This is a breach of Code of Conduct, because you have touched without her permission and also because close contact between workers is not allowed as it does not fit with current COVID-19 guidelines of social distancing:
    This is a breach of Workplace Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying Policy, specifically 6. Harassment which states…

    Please note that the fact of this investigation and the information outlined in this letter are to be kept strictly confidential. This means you are not permitted to discuss the information disclosed with anyone in the workplace, except for your support person, or any personnel authorised with investigating these allegations. At the conclusion of the investigation and, following consideration of all the available information obtained regarding these matters, the outcome may include disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

    Perp and victim have IQs of 65.

    Last week biological father sacked NDIS service provider for charging $700 (taken from his NDIS package) for taking him out for the morning. They went for a coffee and drove round for a bit.


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