The Politics Thread.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by grassy1 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:12 pm

Crazyman wrote:Back to the thread...Brits vote out of EU...
Already stirring a heap of shit in the markets...

Politics?What politics?

Is something happening this Saturday?Will it interfere with the footy,when one watches the dew kickers?

:lol:

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by Sismis » Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:58 pm

Some handy info on the smaller parties in the senate. Warning these both have a left bias.

https://knowyourparties.wordpress.com/

http://www.donkeyvotie.org/

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by BenDoolan » Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:21 pm

Derryn Hinch all the way. f*** the rest.
Unfortunately, you can't drown a witch!

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by j-mac31 » Fri Jul 01, 2016 4:43 pm

BenDoolan wrote:Derryn Hinch all the way. f*** the rest.
I'm seriously considering Hinch. He's a self absorbed wanker, but so are most pollies and I'm a big fan of his efforts to get sex offenders named.

And I would not be disappointed with a "hung" parliament and/or minor parties and independents holding power in the senate.
Aaron Francis is the Messiah.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by rockhole » Fri Jul 01, 2016 8:31 pm

j-mac31 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:Derryn Hinch all the way. f*** the rest.
I'm seriously considering Hinch. He's a self absorbed wanker, but so are most pollies and I'm a big fan of his efforts to get sex offenders named.

And I would not be disappointed with a "hung" parliament and/or minor parties and independents holding power in the senate.
So f*** all gets achieved and we enter yet another phase of hung parliaments and leadership changes.

I would rather see one of the major parties have a clear majority and actually get to fulfil their policies and be judged on what they actually do rather than what they promise.
Too far for Baker now he's on to it, now he’s got it, OPEN GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Dons are in front by one point at the 8 minute mark

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by grassy1 » Sat Jul 02, 2016 1:42 am

Honouring Richard Prior's Montgomery Brewster -

NONE OFTHE ABOVE!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by Sismis » Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:38 pm

rockhole wrote:
j-mac31 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:Derryn Hinch all the way. f*** the rest.
I'm seriously considering Hinch. He's a self absorbed wanker, but so are most pollies and I'm a big fan of his efforts to get sex offenders named.

And I would not be disappointed with a "hung" parliament and/or minor parties and independents holding power in the senate.
So f*** all gets achieved and we enter yet another phase of hung parliaments and leadership changes.

I would rather see one of the major parties have a clear majority and actually get to fulfil their policies and be judged on what they actually do rather than what they promise.
Ha ha ha ha. You think the major parties wI'll honour their policies if they get a majority? You think they'll somehow start ignoring whatever is on the front page of the papers? Hillarious.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by rockhole » Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:34 pm

One can but dream.
Too far for Baker now he's on to it, now he’s got it, OPEN GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Dons are in front by one point at the 8 minute mark

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by Gimps » Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:11 pm

j-mac31 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:Derryn Hinch all the way. f*** the rest.
I'm seriously considering Hinch. He's a self absorbed wanker, but so are most pollies and I'm a big fan of his efforts to get sex offenders named.

And I would not be disappointed with a "hung" parliament and/or minor parties and independents holding power in the senate.
He got my 2nd pick.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by grassy1 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:12 am

Derryn's Party got 5th and 6th on my Senate Ballot Paper.Probably should have been higher than that.

I'm pissed off,they've got the coverage on both the main channel and ABC News.

f*** off you pricks Aunty and put Rake on! :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by BenDoolan » Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:52 am

Interesting results so far. It's going to be a pretty stagnant 3 years either way. Of the speeches tonight, Shorten sounded like a winner while Turnbull sounded like a bitter loser...
Unfortunately, you can't drown a witch!

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by grassy1 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:18 am

For strategic purposes,still want a narrow Coalition Federal Win,to hasten a WA Liberal Smashing Defeat!

Barnett is on the Nose and the last thing I want is Shorten in power to give Barnett an excuse to Bitch,moan and harp on at every excuse.He can't do that with Malcolm as PM,which gives him less room to squirm out of his Looming Defeat.

The other thing about Turnbull Winning is he must go to the Polls again to deal with the Same Sex Marriage Issue.

If Shorten thought he was going to get away with shoving this right into Legislation,he us kidding himself.This issue MUST be decided by the people as Turnbull promised.Are we mature enough as a Nation to accept it?I expect not,but it MUST be decided by the Electorate,one way or the other.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by grassy1 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:18 pm

Can anyone put the latest Senate Projection numbers on this thread for us to chew over,please?

And a question.With the Double Dissolution Election,what Terms do the Senators serve here?It's supposed to be 6 Years,but who does that apply to from here?

Half of them?All of them,after the Senate was dissolved.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by j-mac31 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:52 pm

rockhole wrote:
j-mac31 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:Derryn Hinch all the way. f*** the rest.
I'm seriously considering Hinch. He's a self absorbed wanker, but so are most pollies and I'm a big fan of his efforts to get sex offenders named.

And I would not be disappointed with a "hung" parliament and/or minor parties and independents holding power in the senate.
So f*** all gets achieved and we enter yet another phase of hung parliaments and leadership changes.

I would rather see one of the major parties have a clear majority and actually get to fulfil their policies and be judged on what they actually do rather than what they promise.
Lower house I guess I would prefer a clear majority for one side, but I don't mind some other voices being heard and I definitely do not want either of the major parties to control the senate.

Also if anyone in the major parties had the balls to lead properly we wouldn't have leadership changes. This campaign has reminded me of the Chaser's song from a couple of elections back: 'They're all f*****'.
Aaron Francis is the Messiah.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by j-mac31 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:55 pm

Also Pauline Hanson's back and in the past we've had dumb f**** like Steve Fielding and Ricky Muir; I think Hinch is looking pretty good.
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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by grassy1 » Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:47 am

Bring back the SHAME and SLUDGE Files Derryn's.

Pardon me if I'm a little indulgent here.

"Shame,Shame,Shame!"

Bring back the Hunch Doll.

:mrgreen: :twisted: 8) :lol:

Counting restarts today,after the counters have a day off.Fair enough that.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by F111 » Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:20 pm

j-mac31 wrote:Also Pauline Hanson's back...I think Hinch is looking pretty good.
These two should make a good team! :roll: :lol:

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by Sismis » Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:13 pm

f*** paper voting. This is ridiculous.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by BERT » Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:18 pm

Sismis wrote:f*** paper voting. This is ridiculous.
Should bring in online voting.

You shouldn't have to line up for over an hour to vote.

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Re: The Politics Thread.

Post by Crazyman » Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:21 pm

BERT wrote:
Sismis wrote:f*** paper voting. This is ridiculous.
Should bring in online voting.

You shouldn't have to line up for over an hour to vote.
Shouldn't have to vote...

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