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Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 18 Oct 2018, 20:53

On ABC TV this evening four of the panelists were standing as indepentents in the seat of Wentworth. The overall effect was an absolute disaster for the Liberals. Labour and Liberal candidates declined to sit on the panel so can only blame themselves. However, what’s the bet that if the Nasty Party gets back in again they’ll reek revenge on the ABC for tonight’s program?
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby johnsmith » 18 Oct 2018, 20:55

I think the libs have lost wentworth

and since they want to get rid of the ABC anyway, I don't think it'll make a difference
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby Aussie » 18 Oct 2018, 21:16

Unless there is a massive unexpected support for Labor, Phelps will shit in on ALP preferences. Libs are farqed.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby HBS Guy » 18 Oct 2018, 21:22

Phelps pulled out!

Oops, no she hasn’t, some scurrilous email said she had.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby mothra » 20 Oct 2018, 14:08

Voting For An Independent In Wentworth Will Lead To Instability, Says Nation’s Fifth Prime Minister Since 2013

A vote for an independent is a vote for unpredictability, Australia’s temporary Prime Minister told voters in Wentworth today.

Mr Morrison, who overthrew previous Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who himself overthrew previous Prime Minister Tony Abbott, said only the Liberal Party could offer stability in Wentworth.

“Independents may look like an appealing option, but they’re an unknown quantity. When you vote for a major party like the Liberals, you know who you’re going to get,” Morrison said.

Mr Morrison, who is the nation’s fifth Prime Minister since 2013, said what his party offered was stability. “Nothing says stability like a hastily called byelection brought about by the knifing of a sitting Prime Minister”.

The Wentworth byelection will be held on Saturday, with the general election expected next month.


http://www.theshovel.com.au/2018/10/20/voting-for-an-independent-in-wentworth-will-lead-to-instability-says-nations-fifth-prime-minister-since-2013/?wp-nocache=true&fbclid=IwAR2zd3C3DGnJalk8gh8CWspvRC-y525R1a36vNpy1ra6g6Z69hZJliyYhto
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 20 Oct 2018, 19:22

So far at 7.50 PM it looks like the Libs are going to be taught a lesson. Question is, will they learn anything? So long as the loony right climate change deniers and Christian extremists are still given a say nothing will change. Maybe I’m giving away my age but I keep wondering what would Bob Menzies think of all this.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby johnsmith » 20 Oct 2018, 19:27

Green has called it to Phelps

Wentworth by-election results shows Kerryn Phelps is winner, says Antony Green


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-20/wentworth-by-election-results-kerryn-phelps-dave-sharma-battle/10400270



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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby mothra » 20 Oct 2018, 19:47

Watching her speech now. What a woman.

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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 20 Oct 2018, 19:49

johnsmith wrote:Green has called it to Phelps
quote]Wentworth by-election results shows Kerryn Phelps is winner, says Antony Green

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-20/wentworth-by-election-results-kerryn-phelps-dave-sharma-battle/10400270
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YAY, The Libs are being taught a lesson. Question is will they learn anything or go on allowing the loopy extreme right to lead them around by the nose?
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby Aussie » 20 Oct 2018, 19:51

mothra wrote:Watching her speech now. What a woman.

Happy day!


I am pleased she won....not so pleased with that egocentric virtue signalling speech. Up herself too much. She won yes.....I said she would.....I knew she would because the blue rinse brigade liked Turnbull etc.

But.......she will be hard to dislodge now. Fine by me.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby johnsmith » 20 Oct 2018, 19:58

i hope she isn't just another lib pretending to be independent
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby Miranda » 20 Oct 2018, 20:09

Bravo to Phelps. Long may she succeed!
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 20 Oct 2018, 20:54

dissilymordentroge wrote:
johnsmith wrote:Green has called it to Phelps
quote]Wentworth by-election results shows Kerryn Phelps is winner, says Antony Green

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-20/wentworth-by-election-results-kerryn-phelps-dave-sharma-battle/10400270

YAY, The Libs are being taught a lesson. Question is will they learn anything or go on allowing the loopy extreme right to lead them around by the nose?
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby pinkeye » 20 Oct 2018, 20:54

oh yes indeed. Excellent news.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 20 Oct 2018, 20:57

mothra wrote:[b][size=150]
“Independents may look like an appealing option, but they’re an unknown quantity. When you vote for a major party like the Liberals, you know who you’re going to get,” Morrison said.

Now that would be funny if it wasn’t complete crap.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby johnsmith » 20 Oct 2018, 21:02

dissilymordentroge wrote:
mothra wrote:[b][size=150]
“Independents may look like an appealing option, but they’re an unknown quantity. When you vote for a major party like the Liberals, you know who you’re going to get,” Morrison said.

Now that would be funny if it wasn’t complete crap.


that he can say that with a straight face shows just how duplicitous the libs are.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby pinkeye » 21 Oct 2018, 01:59

They are putrid, the Libs. Seriously 'on the nose' , and the sooner they're out of office the less harm they can do.

Morrison is a caricature of a human being. Must be all that 'belief' stuff that makes him appear like a creature from a different dimension.!

If only. :sad Nope, the fact is Scott Morrison is walkig talking proof of zombies. His setting is 'scumbag pollie', but his disguise is beneficent religious.. or at least, that is how he sees himself. Deluded is an apt description.


The fervour he managed last night at the losers gathering was a bit alarming really. He and Josh Fryberg ( uh hum excuse the pun) put on a revival show. :roll

But the chanting of 'Scomo' etc ad nauseum was way way too much.

I guess all his buddies from the Horizon Church, and Evensong, no doubt, insured a rousing rabble. :roll
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 21 Oct 2018, 05:30

pinkeye wrote:They are putrid, the Libs. Seriously 'on the nose' , and the sooner they're out of office the less harm they can do.
I guess all his buddies from the Horizon Church, and Evensong, no doubt, insured a rousing rabble. :roll

Actually this isn’t funny as in Victoria & parts of Tasmania fundamentalists Christians are joining the Liberal Pary in thousands. in some Electorates their membership is at 30% and climbing.
Should we be afraid? Well, with any group who believe God is on their side we should be scared silly.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 21 Oct 2018, 10:38

Test - When attempting to post on other threads I’m getting the message “ERROR 404: ACCESS TO THIS RESOURCE DENIED"
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby johnsmith » 21 Oct 2018, 11:06

dissilymordentroge wrote:Test - When attempting to post on other threads I’m getting the message “ERROR 404: ACCESS TO THIS RESOURCE DENIED"



it's a common problem when attempting to quote newspaper articles. There is usually a word in the story that is triggers it. I know 'sex' is one word that triggers it, but there are probably others. Monk has been told to fix it but the lazy bastard is to busy dreaming about apples.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby dissilymordentroge » 21 Oct 2018, 11:47

johnsmith wrote:
dissilymordentroge wrote:Test - When attempting to post on other threads I’m getting the message “ERROR 403: ACCESS TO THIS RESOURCE DENIED"


It's a common problem when attempting to quote newspaper articles. There is usually a word in the story that is triggers it. I know 'sex' is one word that triggers it, but there are probably others. Monk has been told to fix it but the lazy bastard is to busy dreaming about apples.

I’ve not had the problem when using the word ‘sex’ on other threads. Other posters have been able to use that term on the same thread.
The post I was attempting to make had no quotes from newspaper articles. Don’t want to make you paranoid but maybe we have a hacker lurking on the membership list? It’s happened before on forums I’ve moderated.

I can think of better things to dream about than apples. Maybe he’s terrified the codlin moth is just waiting to attack?
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby johnsmith » 21 Oct 2018, 14:08

dissilymordentroge wrote:
johnsmith wrote:
dissilymordentroge wrote:Test - When attempting to post on other threads I’m getting the message “ERROR 403: ACCESS TO THIS RESOURCE DENIED"


It's a common problem when attempting to quote newspaper articles. There is usually a word in the story that is triggers it. I know 'sex' is one word that triggers it, but there are probably others. Monk has been told to fix it but the lazy bastard is to busy dreaming about apples.

I’ve not had the problem when using the word ‘sex’ on other threads. Other posters have been able to use that term on the same thread.
The post I was attempting to make had no quotes from newspaper articles. Don’t want to make you paranoid but maybe we have a hacker lurking on the membership list? It’s happened before on forums I’ve moderated.

I can think of better things to dream about than apples. Maybe he’s terrified the codlin moth is just waiting to attack?



fisherman had a problem quoting the word sex the other day .... it's a temperamental glitch. Doesn't happen all the time.
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby Aussie » 21 Oct 2018, 14:28

se-x
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Re: Wentworth by-election.

Postby johnsmith » 21 Oct 2018, 17:33

Aussie wrote:se-x



no thanks. Try Bobby
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