Open Thread – Saturday, 23 October 2021

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  1. mh says:

    This is Craig’s view, but as Cohenite has just said: ‘Never get between a farmer and government money not to work’

    Craig Kelly MP
    Net zero jobs, net zero income for the bush.
    The biggest betrayal of regional Australia in our nation’s history.
    It’s now ZERO trust in the Nationals.
    “You can’t trust Labor, Liberal, the Greens- OR THE NATIONALS”.


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  2. cohenite says:

    Another attempt to replace twitter:

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  3. candy says:

    Can’t read the Australian’s take on Newspoll.

    But I’m not convinced the polling is much about Nats and net zero.
    More about a big sector of Australians frightened by unemployment and harassed into taking the vaccination, people anxious about the health aspects, people worried about implications of government control. A whole of things making citizens feel anxious and unsupported.

    There’s no-one much supporting these people, except for Craig Kelly.
    Sadly, I’m not sure but Clive Palmer might have some other motives for UAP and has already done tacit agreements with a major party. Not convinced about his genuineness. Hard to know.

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  4. Black Ball says:

    Fair to say no nuclear then. FMD

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  5. mh says:

    ‘The Australian reports the latest Newspoll has Labor leading 54-46, out from 53-47 three weeks ago, from primary votes of Coalition 35% (down two), Labor 38% (up one), Greens 11% (steady) and One Nation 3% (up one). Scott Morrison is down two on approval to 46% and up one on disapproval to 50%, while Anthony Albanese is steady on approval at 37% and down one on disapproval to 46%. Morrison leads 48-34 as preferred prime minister, out marginally from 47-34. More to follow.’
    Leaving 13% for the UAP.

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  6. mh says:

    ‘Fair to say no nuclear then. FMD’


    No,something far more advanced

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  7. cohenite says:

    This country has just had a very large pineapple shoved up it’s arse.

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  8. egg_ says:

    When the chatter about the carbon tax and sequestration and sinks with farms being set aside for these off-sets began back in about 2009 I remember going to meetings where farmers turned up salivating at the prospect of inner city green bureaucrats and pollies giving them wads of cash NOT to farm.

    Never get between a farmer and government money not to work; and that’s what scomo will give the nats.

    It shouldn’t have come as a surprise, with Gates reportedly being the biggest US land owner yet wanting to get rid of beef yet loves hamburgers.

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  9. Steve trickler says:

    Jab, jab jab jab jab jab jab jab jab jab….jab jab jab jab with a booster to follow.

    Black – Wonderful Life (Ultrasound Extended 12 Inch Version)

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  10. Steve trickler says:

    No harm using pen and paper if you do not wish to sign into sussie.

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  11. egg_ says:

    Barndoor, leader of teh Nat Zero pardee.

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  12. mh says:

    Leunig axed after anti-Dan cartoon
    Michael Leunig claims he’s been ‘purged’ from The Age’s editorial page, after comparing Dan Andrews’ vaccine mandates to China.
    I guess it was this one

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  13. mh says:

    Cohenite, you have it all wrong according to Dave Sharma:

    As history proves, change is inevitable and we will thrive
    In terms of reshaping our economy, the energy transformation is likely to be at least as profound as the information revolution.

    Nothing good ever comes out of Wentworth.
    What a globalist prick.

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  14. mh says:

    You only have to look at Texas last winter to see solar and wind are a disaster.

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  15. mh says:

    The Sheep have been given their own pens at the T20 World Cup

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  16. Steve trickler says:

    Not happy. Talk back radio hosts are some of the biggest wankers on the planet.

    Talk Radio – Barry Champlain has had enough

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  17. Steve trickler says:

    I am up for three, to be jabbed in me!

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  18. Steve trickler says:

    All those pushing the jab need to be put on trial.

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  19. Steve trickler says:

    It is a f*cking disgrace knowing that people will wake up and tune into breakfast television and radio in the morning. Walk to the shop and purchase a shit rag paper and have no idea who Klaus Schwab is.

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  20. struth says:

    It’s also a disgrace that people here are still calling traitors dumb.
    They are enemies of our nation and they are waging war against us.
    Their loyalty is to the globalist corporate commos.
    They will completely destroy the place and quite possibly kill you if you don’t fight back.

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  21. Ragu says:

    《As history proves, change is inevitable and we will thrive
    In terms of reshaping our economy, the energy transformation is likely to be at least as profound as the information revolution.》

    What a stupid thing to say. The take-up of the internet wasn’t accompanied by banning snail-mail and vhs porn tapes.

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  22. Ragu says:

    Good poll numbers.

    So what’s the deal? Craig Kelly’s fat bastard party are under no obligation to give preference votes to anyone. Is that right?

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  23. cohenite says:

    Lame pics courtesy of Mark A:

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  24. egg_ says:

    《As history proves, change is inevitable and we will thrive
    In terms of reshaping our economy, the energy transformation is likely to be at least as profound as the information revolution.》

    This “free” Unicorn Energy seems to be very expensive to transform with the public purse, what?

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  25. Black Ball says:

    It appears Novak Djokovic will be here after all.

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  26. mh says:

    The Age

    The founder of a Melbourne wellness company that planned to expand into China with the help of former Liberal trade minister Andrew Robb has had his home repossessed after the business collapsed.

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  27. mh says:

    Matthew Canavan
    Oct 24
    To reach the Liberals’ net zero plan, the UN says we can only eat 14g of meat a day. Don’t eat it all at once!

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  28. mh says:

    Melle Stewart was a healthy, talented 40-year old Australian actor living and working in London with her husband, actor Ben Lewis. On May 24th 2021 Melle received her first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine. She has been and continues to be an advocate for vaccination. It was a happy day for Melle. Two weeks later on June 8th, Melle’s life changed.

    14 days after receiving her first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, Melle woke up at midnight to a strange feeling on the right-hand side of her body. She tried to get out of bed but quickly collapsed. Melle was rushed to hospital where her condition quickly deteriorated, losing all movement on the right-hand side of her body as well as her ability to speak. She began having seizures and was taken by ambulance to St George’s Hospital, London, where neurosurgeons battled to save her life, removing a large part of her skull to reduce the pressure in her brain…

    From her GoFundMe page.
    And she is still an advocate for Covid vaccination.

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  29. mh says:
    NEW – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, when asked by a reporter if she was creating two classes of people, with the vaccinated receiving special privileges, confirmed, “That is what it is, yep”.

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  30. cohenite says:

    You can’t make this shit up; well it is made up. CBS has a program of the Jan 6 insurrfuckingrection with rioters shooting people:

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  31. Old bloke says:

    mh says:
    October 25, 2021 at 2:23 am

    Picnic on Acland, Melbourne

    Interesting video, the unwashed should have walked past the sheep dining in their pens making sheep noises.

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  32. Steve trickler says:

    I note a lot of people trusting the sh*t they’ve been jabbed with will cause them no harm.

    Bill Gates lights up another cigar and laughs his box off!


    Premier Mark McGowan’s Victims: PART II

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  33. Steve trickler says:

    Get your first jab, second jab, third jab, fourth jab, fifth jab, sixth jab, seventh jab, eighth jab…. let’s go for number 9!


    Email Fauci’s wife. Christine Brady will probably fly you over to the USA all expenses paid….god knows what concoctions she’ll stick in you. That mole, is not exactly facing scrutiny at the moment.


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  34. Ragu says:

    I thought it was bad when I left in the 90s, but WA is a south African shithole.

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  35. Steve trickler says:

    A new strain of virus is in the mix ( h/t Polly ). Anyone thinking of travelling overseas….don’t.

    This W.E.F / World Bank Project is slated to go into 2025.


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  36. Black Ball says:

    Aspirational. FMD. The Hun:
    ‘Imagine walking into a busy airport or standing up around a packed bar without a mask.
    That’s the Morrison government’s “aspiration”, with its new “spread freedom” ad splashing those images across TV screens from Sunday night.
    But Health Minister Greg Hunt on Sunday remained tight lipped on what stage of the national plan masks would no longer be required.
    “These ads are about aspiration. They are about Australians returning to their natural state and the natural freedoms,” Mr Hunt said.
    Lieutenant General John Frewen of Operation Covid Shield said the new campaign was about getting unvaccinated people to realise there was a “distinct link” between high vaccination rates and the freedoms Australians want to enjoy.’

    What should be of more concern is the high level of cases in the rush to get jabbed. Is there a “distinct link” there Lieutenant General? Hop to it.

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  37. Steve trickler says:

    Stokes is worthy of a noose, Ragu.

    WA is a State of the brainwashed,…..that place in Osborne Park is worthy of a meteorite strike.

    One can hopefully think of a rock in space coming to our rescue.

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  38. Admin says:


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  39. Admin says:


    Senator Matt Canavan vows to campaign against net zero

    Queensland Senator Matt Canavan has revealed he will continue to advocate against the Coalition’s plan for net zero emissions by 2050.

    The Nationals MP was one of about nine party members who argued against the net zero plan at Sunday’s party meeting which saw the Nationals agree to supporting the Liberal’s climate target.

    Senator Canavan says, despite the plan, he won’t stop campaigning against net zero and fighting for working class Australians.


    Senator Canavan has openly criticised the net zero plan since it was put forward by the Liberals saying it will see a decline in Australia’s power sources and food supply chains.

    “We can all see what’s happening in Europe, where the lights have gone out,” he said.

    “Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like we will wake up to ourselves until we have black-outs, we can’t provide petrol, and we start putting pressure on our food supply chains.”

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  40. Admin says:

    Cartoonist Michael Leunig axed from prime spot at The Age over anti-Dan Andrews image

    Newspaper cartoonist Michael Leunig has been axed from his prized position in The Age over an image comparing resistance to mandatory vaccination to the fight for democracy in Tiananmen Square.

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  41. Admin says:

    FedEx workers across the country have walked off the job claiming workplace agreement negotiations have broken down.

    However the company says it has addressed most of the union’s concerns.

    It’s the latest 24-hour strike in the past few months for the parcel delivery industry, which has seen companies and workers at loggerheads over work conditions and outsourcing.

    Last week FedEx workers paused strikes planned for Thursday after the parties came close to securing an agreement.

    But Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Michael Kaine said talks broke down on Thursday and FedEx declined requests to meet again on Friday to try to prevent Monday’s strike.

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  42. Admin says:

    New Zealand’s South Island has detected its first community case of COVID-19 in almost a year, health officials say.

    The last community transmission cases – those recorded outside of international arrivals – were in November 2020, when two nurses working in a quarantine facility tested positive.

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  43. mh says:

    Craig Kelly MP

    By-elections to replace up to 5 departing NSW MPs are unlikely to be held until next year.

    That means Gladys, Barilaro, Andrew Constance, Melanie Gibbons & Jodi McKay will STILL be paid until THEN.

    DISGUSTING when Aussies families are struggling.

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  44. Ragu says:

    That means Gladys, Barilaro, Andrew Constance, Melanie Gibbons & Jodi McKay will STILL be paid until THEN.

    Of course that is happening. What a fûčking joke we are.

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  45. Ragu says:

    Huon Aquiculture taking a vote Wednesday to approve the buy-out by a south American abattoir.

    The sell-out by Australian owners continues apace.

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  46. Steve trickler says:

    Yet to see any RAAF pilot thrash the F-18 like the Swiss. It doesn’t mean they haven’t, but I am waiting for the vision.

    Once again, Elwyn R, is a champ with the camera work.

    AXALP 2021 Spectacular Swiss F/A-18 Hornet Display Team in the Alps Mountains

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  47. Steve trickler says:

    Just watched F1 qualifying after many years. The most boring motorsport on the planet!

    Put all the drivers into Superkarts with an = weight / power ratio.

    “Oh look, the highest paid F1 driver is in a spot of bother.”

    F1 is crap to watch.

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  48. The Sheriff says:

    When are the Victorian Nationals merging with the Greens? They don’t believe in anything different so why remain apart?

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  49. cohenite says:

    Dear sally rugg is the face of the campaign to have a royal commission into Murdoch; which krudd has been vomiting about. Trades Hall, melbournistan is behind sal and the liars are behind trades hall. The left tried this before with the Finkelstein crapola. And here’s the take-away. If the liars get back in, which seems likely given scomo’s cowardice they will enact Finkelstein’s proposals. Those proposals will capture not just Murdoch but outlets like this. Think about it.

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  50. A Suggestion says:

    F1 is crap to watch.

    Because of regulations ALL the cars have a similar performance profile. Therefore, they rely on the drivers bravery to do passing manoeuvres. This means you cannot pass on a straight.

    Get back to the origin of F1. Allow the teams to experiment with technology to give the drivers an advantage. Allow differences in car performance so that drivers can once again overtake on the straight. Then it will become exciting again.

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  51. Black Ball says:

    Well yes Sheriff. Here’s the Member for Mallee’s procrastinations on that topic. Have a squizz, particularly ‘Investing in new technology.’If you spot nuclear development, alert me because I have missed it.

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  52. cohenite says:

    The fucking left are implacable and endlessly destructive. They know in a fair world they have a snowflake in hell’s chance in the mid-terms and the POTUS in ’24. So they’re poisoning Trump already by saying if he wins there’ll be a civil war.

    Anti-Trump Nutjob Predicts Civil War If Trump Is Reelected In 2024 (VIDEO)

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  53. JC says:

    So they’re poisoning Trump already by saying if he wins there’ll be a civil war.

    They’re trying their best to nail him for Jan 6

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  54. Black Ball says:

    Except Fiona Hill won’t be doing fuck all. Won’t get her hands dirty. I had to laugh she was a Bush official.

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  55. mh says:

    Ragu says:
    October 25, 2021 at 6:20 pm
    He speaks. Clive

    Thanks, I will be watching that soon.
    Queenslander to liberate Australians! 🇦🇺

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  56. Steve trickler says:

    JC says:
    October 25, 2021 at 9:03 pm

    Do we have an imposter?


    “They’re trying their best to nail him for Jan 6”

    The cops take down the barriers and usher everyone in the joint. That vision cannot be erased.

    All the cops taking orders on the day need to front up in court. Fess up!

    “F*ck em!”

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  57. Black Ball says:

    So in the Hun, a stellar lineup of spivs and assorted flogs to indulge in numerous displays of fuckwittery in Glasgow. I present you:
    ‘British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US president Joe Biden and US Secretary of State John Kerry, French president Emmanuel Macron, and Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have all confirmed their attendance. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is also expected.
    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was a “maybe” for a while, but recently confirmed he would be there. Energy Minister Angus Taylor will also be going. Labor is sending Senator Pat Conroy and climate change spokesman Mark Dreyfus.
    The Queen, David Attenborough, Bill Gates and Greta Thunberg are all likely to be in attendance, health permitting. The Pope was expected at one point, but is now likely to make an appearance via video link.
    The Royals will be a hefty presence, with Prince Charles and William, as well as their respective partners Camilla and Kate, all going.

    Confirmed Australian attendees include Fortescue Metals Group chairman Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest and former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who will attend as a representative of Fortescue.

    Some 25,000 delegates are expected to be in Glasgow for the conference.’

    Fucken Turnbull and Twiggy. If those 2 felt strongly enough about their carbon footprint, then they would forgo all monies from their ventures and row a boat to Glasgow.

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  58. Rex Anger says:

    The fucking left are implacable and endlessly destructive. They know in a fair world they have a snowflake in hell’s chance in the mid-terms and the POTUS in ’24. So they’re poisoning Trump already by saying if he wins there’ll be a civil war.


    Let them try- The Union Army might well roll through and topple the seceding Democrats’ motley collection of Cities and Counties within weeks or even days.

    Though, it must be said that ‘Marching Through Atlanta’ lacks the same punchiness as Marching Through Georgia

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  59. Black Ball says:

    That italic part was supposed to be bold. I blame Wild Turkey

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  60. mh says:

    The Age
    How do we solve a problem like the unvaccinated?
    Maybe The Age editorial board have a final solution?

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  61. Steve trickler says:


    ICYMI with Rukshan – Episode 3

    ICYMI with Real Rukshan is a roundup of some of the news stories from Australia and around the world that I’ve been following this past week!
    I think they are worth sharing, so you will find the links to the relevant stories below.

    Topics covered this week:

    Episode 3:
    Freedom Day In Victoria, Booster Shots & Vaccination Passports, UK mulling mandatory masks, Lady denied medical care without pass in Italy, Pfizer Advertising, Trump launches Social Media Network, Candace Own Plans to invade Australia & Let’s go Brandon.

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  62. mh says:

    Vaccine warrior Ed Sheeran has tested positive for Covid and is self isolating.

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  63. mh says:


    Australia is the Front Line in the World’s Fight for Freedom

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  64. mh says:

    The Guardian:

    Climate protest group Insulate Britain has revealed its “absolute disbelief” that its members have been allowed to repeatedly disrupt the motorway network, saying it had originally expected its campaign of direct action to last just two days.

    As the group prepares for a fresh wave of protests this week, organisers admit they are baffled over why the police have effectively allowed them to keep closing major routes…


    Fair dinkum, they can’t work that out?
    That’s why, you total fvcking retards.

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  65. JC1 says:

    Tickler, it was me, why the big hoohaa?

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  66. Steve trickler says:

    JC1 says:
    October 25, 2021 at 11:45 pm
    Tickler, it was me, why the big hoohaa?


    I said if we ever meet, I would buy first drinks.

    Now it is JC1, a name change…F8ck off!

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  67. mh says:

    What the media won’t cover:

    The COVID World post date: October 24th, 2021

    GOSFORD, NSW – A healthy 19-year-old woman is hospitalized with her body full of blood clots shortly after receiving her second Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Cienna Knowles got the shot on the morning of the 21st. That night, she woke up vomiting and her whole body was shaking. She was rushed to the ER after a D-dimer test came back positive showing that she had developed blood clots all over her legs and lungs. The 19-year-old is now struggling to come to terms with her life never going back to normal again.

    “So for those who personally know me, know that I was scared of getting the vaccination and said I’ll hold off for as long as I can until I have to,” Cienna said in a video posted on TikTok today. “And I was pretty much told no jab, no job, can’t compete with my horses, can’t go anywhere. You’re selfish if you don’t get it, just get it. So, I tossed it out and did what was ‘right’ to do. I was a perfectly healthy, normal 19-year-old kid and have never been to hospital whatsoever. Super active.”

    Watch Cienna’s full video:

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  68. JC1 says:


    Trust me , It’s me. It’s not a name change. I think i started with JC , when I registered JC was taken and I went to JC1. I think I can use either as both appear to be permissioned.

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  69. Steve trickler says:

    If it is you, JC, do not order a twenty year old drink. I’ll buy you a beer.

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  70. Steve trickler says:

    Stupid c*nts galore!… harsh language, no apologies.

    BOOSTER! Booster Shot! That prick ( mouthpiece) in control of Pfizer… over for you. Your family should already be beating the shit out of you.

    The German prick needs a….

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  71. Steve trickler says:

    On ya. Sleep well. All he best to everyone.

    When I Fall In Love

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  72. mh says:

    Nomad Capitalist

    Curious about what’s currently taking place in Australia? In this video, Andrew interviews Mark Moss, one of the most notable Bitcoin experts in the world. Watch as they discuss the current situation in Australia, an interesting story about Father’s Day, and life in Eastern Europe vs. the Western world.

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  73. FlyingPigs says:

    Steve trickler says:
    October 26, 2021 at 12:22 am

    I’ll be drunk tomorrow with the funeral.

    all the best to you and family Steve t….

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  74. mh says:

    LIVE: NYC Workers Anti-Mandate – March For Choice, LIVE from NYC 10/25/21

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  75. mh says:

    ‘Flat-Out Disgusting’: DeSantis Tears Into Fauci Over Experiments On Dogs

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  76. cohenite says:

    Lame pics courtesy of the enigmatic Mark A:

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  77. Shy Ted says:

    Catching headlines in Qld’ Courier Mail so you don’t have to –

    The Courier Mail is reporting the Palaszczuk government has only introduced 20 proposed laws this year compared to an average of 50 annually since the start of the century.

    Imagine how much better life would be with 50 new laws every year.
    Discrimination coming to a neighborhood near you soon.
    Year in, year out.

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  78. Ragu says:

    《I’ll buy you a beer.》

    Its a trap!

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  79. Ragu says:

    Officer Tatum on the Texas kid shooter

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