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by Belle
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Aussie ultra-right peddlers of hate ape their American cousins
Replies: 13
Views: 164

Re: Aussie ultra-right peddlers of hate ape their American cousins

The New Daily is not one of Australia’s mainstream media outlets and its content is highly politicised. Take its content with the proverbial grain of salt! But the hard Left HAS to have these stories; it's part of their schtick so that they feel less bad about themselves, their own obsessions and h...
by Belle
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tucker Carlson and White Replacement
Replies: 13
Views: 152

Re: Tucker Carlson and White Replacement

I wouldn't dignify anything at all written in the New York Times; this most recent incarnation of Pravda cannot be taken seriously by anybody except its ideological captives. It should therefore be re-badged the Stockholm Syndrome Times.
by Belle
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.
Replies: 12
Views: 213

Re: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.

We are going to take advice from the USA about Covid-19!!? Absolutely risible.:lol:

In the first place we don't have a national epidemic of obesity which has seriously compromised the health of the population and, in the second place, see the first place!!
by Belle
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Re: Bumbling Boris

How did a thread on Boris Johnson turn so rapidly into a thread on Scott Morrison? I followed up on the watchword I found on the right-Leaning-Tower-of-Pisa spiked-online link: A PM who believes in nothing is a very dangerous thing . Guess who else besides 'Bumbling Boris' came to mind when I read ...
by Belle
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Re: Bumbling Boris

Where did you find that cartoon, Joseph? It nearly made me laugh out loud, it is so accurate. Morrison seldom answers tough questions. He is the master deflector - "oh that's just part of the Canberra bubble, I'm not going to talk about that". Re open rebellion on Government failures on the vaccine...
by Belle
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Re: Bumbling Boris

jserraglio wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:52 pm
barney wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:27 pm
Where did you find that cartoon?
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-14/ ... 50876?nw=0
Aaaah; the ABC. That perennial conservative-free zone. What a surprise!!
by Belle
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Bumbling Boris

If ever there was a politician who proves my thesis that they are drawn from the society - and don't 'lead' the society - demonstrating all its faults and failings, this is the one: https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/04/06/boris-johnson-bumbling-authoritarian/ When societies believe in nothing it's ...
by Belle
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tucker Carlson Accuses Biden of Faking Mental Sharpness for More Than an Hour
Replies: 9
Views: 546

Re: Tucker Carlson Accuses Biden of Faking Mental Sharpness for More Than an Hour

Fearing, loathing, despising and hating Trump; is this the new face of 'winning' in the 21st Century??!! Can these be the new Christian values? This is typical of what's being written about President Biden in the comments sections, below-the-line, in our national newspaper, "The Australian". I'm afr...
by Belle
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tucker Carlson Accuses Biden of Faking Mental Sharpness for More Than an Hour
Replies: 9
Views: 546

Re: Tucker Carlson Accuses Biden of Faking Mental Sharpness for More Than an Hour

Oooooh, stuttering is what causes you to say you've been in the Senate 120 years??!! Got it now. President Biden has been used as a 'trojan horse'. It grows hourly more embarrassing for him. But this still doesn't assuage your continued fear and hatred of Donald Trump. Is this what winning looks like?
by Belle
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Oh,Canada ??!!
Replies: 4
Views: 156

Re: Oh,Canada ??!!

Rach3 wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:31 am
Sorry; try this link:

https://tinyurl.com/3dke8hbj
Here we go again: 'cruel', 'heartless', 'unfair'.

Fact-free language so beloved of the Left.
by Belle
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: A brilliant essay on Dr. Thomas Sowell
Replies: 5
Views: 396

Re: A brilliant essay on Dr. Thomas Sowell

These people reject the WAPO song-sheet of endless victimhood:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFicDB1Kt4w
by Belle
Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: A brilliant essay on Dr. Thomas Sowell
Replies: 5
Views: 396

Re: A brilliant essay on Dr. Thomas Sowell

On the subject of "Black Lives Matter" there's something important to mention, which has been discussed by Jordan Peterson, Sowell and other public intellectuals in more recent times: The middle class has largely set the standard on social behaviour, at least post WW2. One of the most significant ph...
by Belle
Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tucker Carlson Accuses Biden of Faking Mental Sharpness for More Than an Hour
Replies: 9
Views: 546

Re: Tucker Carlson Accuses Biden of Faking Mental Sharpness for More Than an Hour

Sadly, your President is faking 'mental sharpness'. Too many outrageous gaffs, hesitancy, incoherence; no other President, in my lifetime, has ever exhibited these traits - especially so early into the term. Reagan displayed similar vagueness and disorientation towards the end; the poor man had inci...
by Belle
Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

Thanks for your full reply, Belle. I'm afraid I haven't time to take it up now, but I will respond later. I don't regard so-called Trumpians as representative of 'the right' or 'conservatives' per se. From what I can tell they've been framed as a cult for the convenience of political attack. What y...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Republicans Have an Ambitious Agenda for the Supreme Court
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Re: Republicans Have an Ambitious Agenda for the Supreme Court

It seems to me that way too much legislative power is vested in your Supreme Court instead of your government. This cat is always loudly belled whenever there's a replacement nomination. Why not get back to first principles and have your legislated assemblies make the laws on behalf of the people? O...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

And there are plenty of female 'staffers' in that mix, for your inconvenient information. Good to know Liberal women staffers are as disgusting as the Liberal male staffers. My husband's best friend has a sister-in-law who was in our Senate, circa 25 years ago. She was something of a high profile a...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

It's a fair question that you've asked and I'm going to take the trouble to provide an honest answer. I speak on behalf of those who've enjoyed success , not necessarily myself. I'm a minor player in that respect. My children grew up to believe in effort and reward and the notion that nobody was eve...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What's going on with President Biden?
Replies: 22
Views: 890

Re: What's going on with President Biden?

Ahh, the good old Reich. Again. THE OUTCOMES ARE EXACTLY THE SAME unless, of course, those unaccompanied minors didn't have parents in the first place. It's the epic hypocrisy on display with the Left which is exhausting to keep up with these days. Thousands of people at the border, treated like cat...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

Again, I remind you that 'accusations' are not court-determined guilt... There is no presumption of innocence in the court of public opinion, only in a court of law. And this is the behaviour of the animal kingdom, on steroids, since opinion now destroys people without the nuisance factor of eviden...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

jserraglio wrote:
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:32 pm
Belle wrote:
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:19 pm
But when there simply no victimhood ... no understanding about female behaviour outside the prism of victimhood.
Victimhood. A buzzword wielded by those on the Right who themselves feel victimized.

Absolutely priceless!!! :lol:
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

relentless hatred and hysteria Duly licensed from the Right. The vast documentary evidence is in against you, I'm afraid, in this section of CMG. Again, I remind you that 'accusations' are not court-determined guilt - only if you're part of the mob. Perhaps you think the rule of law doesn't apply; ...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

Today she would have been regarded as having been 'bullied' into the affair!! IF she were bullied into the affair. That’s the difference between then and now. Naive comment. He never had any intention of leaving his wife and that's usually when women become nasty in an affair. But when there simply...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

I'm sad to say that this kind of attitude among some American voters might well have contributed to Hillary Clinton's loss in 2016. It certainly didn't help. Neither did the "Hillary is evil" meme promulgated by the bizarre conspiracy machine on the Right that I heard from several friends. Your poi...
by Belle
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

And there are plenty of female 'staffers' in that mix, for your inconvenient information. Good to know Liberal women staffers are as disgusting as the Liberal male staffers. My husband's best friend has a sister-in-law who was in our Senate, circa 25 years ago. She was something of a high profile a...
by Belle
Mon Mar 29, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

It would seem the “mob” would be those disgusting Liberal male staffers ,presumably picked by their Liberal keepers from among the Liberal Party’s best and brightest. The same mob who have chased away Gov. Cuomo and hounded and hunted - without evidence or trial - other people. The mob which cancel...
by Belle
Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers
Replies: 33
Views: 1021

Re: Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny, Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers

There's a very strong link between this behaviour and the reader comment I just posted on " Allen and Farrow ". I'd normally have plenty to say about this particular matter but for family reasons I'm unwilling and unable to do so. Suffice it to say, the mob rules once again and that is my real ongoi...
by Belle
Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Allen versus Farrow: the lynch mob lives
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: Allen versus Farrow: the lynch mob lives

I just found this brilliant comment from a reader of "Quillette" under the (long) essay about Allen and Farrow which I've posted above. I must say it brilliantly encapsulates much of my own thinking: yes, 1960s sexual libertarianism has a lot to answer for; these peoples' children are now running t...
by Belle
Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Allen versus Farrow: the lynch mob lives
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Allen versus Farrow: the lynch mob lives

If you can't prove anything you can assassinate character; welcome to the 21st century:

https://quillette.com/2021/03/28/allen- ... blackmail/
by Belle
Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

(One of the benefits of holding a Masters Degree in English is that you're able to EASILY work out how language works and the purpose, audience and ideology behind it: ridiculously easy!) Someone with a Masters degree in English should not split infinitives unless it improves the sentence. This for...
by Belle
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 9-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Trying to Cross Rio Grande Into U.S.
Replies: 1
Views: 225

Re: 9-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Trying to Cross Rio Grande Into U.S.

This is a natural but tragic consequence of opening your borders willy nilly. The Left tried this in Australia and circa 1200 people drowned. Apparently that's not "cruel" (is this word even appropriate in the lexicon of illegal immigration?) - only putting them into refugee camps, long after multip...
by Belle
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

The angriest person in the room is inevitably the one who is on the losing side of the argument, IMHO. :mrgreen: Everybody knows that Biden is senile, Trump had 7 million votes stolen from him in Ga. Az., Pa. Mich. Wisc. and Minn. The rest of the world’s problems are caused by narrow reading habits...
by Belle
Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Eagle cam
Replies: 6
Views: 578

Re: Eagle cam

Apparently 2 hatches today at a different nest in Decorah,Iowa, about 150 miles north of the Quad Cities nest in the first post link here.Have not checked yet to see if a hatch at the south nest yet. https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-north-nest/ I absolutely appreciate this wonderful ...
by Belle
Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: A brilliant essay on Dr. Thomas Sowell
Replies: 5
Views: 396

A brilliant essay on Dr. Thomas Sowell

What a wonderful man and I've appreciated a couple of this insightful books. One of my sisters, 68 years, is continuing her law degree and she also reads Dr. Sowell's books. I'm fortunate to be able to exchange his ideas with her and to read essays of this type: https://quillette.com/2021/03/27/thom...
by Belle
Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Democrats Begin Push for Biggest Expansion of Voting Since 1960s
Replies: 3
Views: 421

Re: Democrats Begin Push for Biggest Expansion of Voting Since 1960s

Simple remedy; invite millions of illegal immigrants into your country and there's your ready supply of impoverished voters. Hang on; didn't tens of thousands of them vote for Trump.
by Belle
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

I'm really super impressed - as are most Australians and, I suspect, the rest of the world - that Biden has been 120 years in the Senate and still looks so good!! He admitted that during his press conference. This will be him in a year of so (not George Clooney): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zz-m...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

Did not the Nazis send gays to the camps even if not Jewish ? Any doubt what they would have done , or did do, with transgenders ? https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/26/us/tennessee-transgender-sports-bill-law/index.html Missouri GOP refuses to follow a voter - approved amendment to State Constitution exp...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

Talk about viciousness, moral panic and paranoia in these comments about TrumpReich!! Today I was at my Physiotherapist complaining about the state of my knees and politics in general. He is from Canada and is superbly intelligent and competent. He talked about Woke-ism and the horrendous rise of Cu...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

Missouri GOP refuses to follow a voter - approved amendment to State Constitution expanding Medicare.Didn’t the Nazis also send poor people to the camps even if not Jews ? From the Kansas City Star: "... The fact that Republicans want to do so is extraordinarily enlightening, and frightening. They’...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

Now I understand why our stimulus money was deposited yesterday. We had to wait for our other payments to be sent by check under the Trump administration, all because DJT wanted checks with his signature on them mailed. Talk about a narcissist! :mrgreen: Never forget. :evil: You are waiting for a g...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What's going on with President Biden?
Replies: 22
Views: 890

Re: What's going on with President Biden?

Some things are devastatingly self-evident and people don't need to consult a news outlet or journalist for confirmation about it. I see you're reverting to the tired old conspiracy tropes. Again. Anything to deflect from the realities, I guess. All of it predicated on the people being too stupid to...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

I feel sorry for you; being trapped in the US-centric world view and seemingly unaware of what is happening outside your own country ... I thought you were focusing your vitriol on the US. Turns out you have taken the entire globe as the bailiwick for your grandiose pronouncements. One person's gra...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:30 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYC is going to pot
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: NYC is going to pot

jserraglio wrote:
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:21 am
Belle wrote:
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:03 am
Just clear-headed thinking, motivation, rejection of the herd and conviction in spades.
Ah, sobriety!
Not for the faint of heart.
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 175
Views: 7973

Re: TrumpReich in action

It's so sad to read these invocations of the Third Reich, comparing it to modern America. ADL Antisemites Implicate Jews, Zionists in DC Violence https://www.adl.org/blog/antisemites-implicate-jews-zionists-in-dc-violence I feel sorry for you; being trapped in the US-centric world view and seemingl...
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYC is going to pot
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: NYC is going to pot

I never had a problem with drugs of any kind at all, or alcohol. Just clear-headed thinking, motivation, rejection of the herd and conviction in spades. When my colleagues at the ABC were all smoking dope or injecting heroin I regarded them as losers. I still do.
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 5:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Climate Change: Sydney/Narooma ocean-warming hot spot is three times the global average
Replies: 10
Views: 657

Re: Climate Change: Sydney/Narooma ocean-warming hot spot is three times the global average

There is always something cartoonish/caricature about your responses to everything. Saves having to read books and do research and other stuff like that.

And the motivation is always the same; hatred.
by Belle
Fri Mar 26, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What's going on with President Biden?
Replies: 22
Views: 890

Re: What's going on with President Biden?

I see there's no mention here of [Biden’s] falling up the steps of Air Force One, three times. That was an unedifying spectacle, to say the least . . . It has taken me to my 7th decade to admit that the USA is on the skids and a hiding to nothing. What's your source for international perceptions of...
by Belle
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Political differences can ruin relationships
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Political differences can ruin relationships

Prof. Glenn Loury discusses this with John McWhorter: the good professor describes this as ' a real problem ' and I agree. These podcasts are very enjoyable, BTW. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lt-nlr_RM1o Recently Alan Dershowitz has said he was cancelled by his own family and friends over politic...
by Belle
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: This Island Nation Had Zero Covid Cases for Months. Now It’s Overwhelmed.
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: This Island Nation Had Zero Covid Cases for Months. Now It’s Overwhelmed.

Good on you, PM Morrison, for taking the initiative in helping our near neighbours in their hour of need. We needed to pay them back handsomely for their tremendous support during WW2 and the Kokoda Trail.