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Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby HBS Guy » 11 Apr 2019, 22:06

It’s on! May 18th. The slightest swing to Labor will see them in government. Let us hope the Senate is more workable and the Greens do not have a controlling vote.

Attacks of foot in mouth.

Campaign launches

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Election polling incl betting market


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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 12:16

Libs know their legacy is copper internet: the young libs are disgusted with their parents decisions to hamstring their whole working life... game over red rover! THEY HAVE GIVEN UP THE GHOST :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 12:19

What would you guys say is the #1 issue to Australians right now?
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 12:29

SethBullock wrote:What would you guys say is the #1 issue to Australians right now?

Copper Internet: the kids got a shite sandwich after this country actually built China... it was a once in a 100 year mining boom and the capital "L"-ibbo c****s rorted the kids future. A future in which they will have to compete with China.... and they will build fibre and we all know it!!

They have to go and they will... they know their legacy is giving the kids a shite sandwich and they will never live it down.

They have given up because they know their fate... they destroyed the life blood of this nation because they want this country selling rock forever.

Look up gina reinhardt mate: this country is absolutely dog-heartedly corrupt when it comes to thinking about the kids future. And Western Australia is the worst of the lot--> absolute rich c*** scum over here mate!
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 12:32

Hey, seth: what did the baby boomer scum get from the mining boom?

Yeh, they got to chuck their grand-kids in the bin :roll

Check out the price of houses... they got paper profits but they still had their full time jobs forever: the kids and grand kids got thrown in the bin!
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 12:47

Bongalong wrote:Hey, seth: what did the baby boomer scum get from the mining boom?

Yeh, they got to chuck their grand-kids in the bin :roll

Check out the price of houses... they got paper profits but they still had their full time jobs forever: the kids and grand kids got thrown in the bin!


So the price of housing is too high for young people?
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby hatty » 12 Apr 2019, 12:51

bongs right...... NBN farce

housing affordability coupled with no job security.

climate change, and automation....

Our young people have been completely fucked over by our fortunate boomer generation..... and should be furious about it
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 12:54

SethBullock wrote:
Bongalong wrote:Hey, seth: what did the baby boomer scum get from the mining boom?

Yeh, they got to chuck their grand-kids in the bin :roll

Check out the price of houses... they got paper profits but they still had their full time jobs forever: the kids and grand kids got thrown in the bin!


So the price of housing is too high for young people?

Lol the price of housing is too high for old people and everyone in between.

We live in a boom bust economy, Western Australia even more particularly: every 20 years you get an influx of people, a) looking for the high paying mining jobs, and b) buying as much property as they can with that money. Hey, why the hell not? I'm just saying there is consequences to having no manufacturing base and just selling rock instead of a manufactured product so as to spread the wealth instead of concentrating it via primary industry only.

Consequence: the kids miss out and that is your future... thus, resentment toward ones own country eventuates.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby hatty » 12 Apr 2019, 12:55

SethBullock wrote:
Bongalong wrote:Hey, seth: what did the baby boomer scum get from the mining boom?

Yeh, they got to chuck their grand-kids in the bin :roll

Check out the price of houses... they got paper profits but they still had their full time jobs forever: the kids and grand kids got thrown in the bin!


So the price of housing is too high for young people?


you can rent ok....... but to buy one is simply out of reach for many young people..... who are constrained to casual work and no job security.......

because of all the tax breaks that were given to people as an incentive to buy 4 investment properties.

breaks given to those who had money in the first place........ not who needs it.

it's fucked up
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 12:56

hatty wrote:bongs right...... NBN farce

housing affordability coupled with no job security.

climate change, and automation....

Our young people have been completely fucked over by our fortunate boomer generation..... and should be furious about it

They are!

They all know why 9-11 happened: baby boomer greed!
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 12:58

hatty wrote:bongs right...... NBN farce

housing affordability coupled with no job security.

climate change, and automation....

Our young people have been completely fucked over by our fortunate boomer generation..... and should be furious about it


Hatty, I don't understand abbreviations that you guys are used to like NBN.

It seems to me that if housing prices are high, there must be people willing and able to pay those prices. And if prices rise too high, the number of buyers will decrease, forcing prices down. The other thing that occurs to me is that a developer could construct a neighborhood of modest lower cost homes and probably do well.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 12:59

hatty wrote:
SethBullock wrote:
Bongalong wrote:Hey, seth: what did the baby boomer scum get from the mining boom?

Yeh, they got to chuck their grand-kids in the bin :roll

Check out the price of houses... they got paper profits but they still had their full time jobs forever: the kids and grand kids got thrown in the bin!


So the price of housing is too high for young people?


you can rent ok....... but to buy one is simply out of reach for many young people..... who are constrained to casual work and no job security.......

because of all the tax breaks that were given to people as an incentive to buy 4 investment properties.

breaks given to those who had money in the first place........ not who needs it.

it's fucked up

PLUS you cannot rent ok........ the picture is far worse than you could ever imagine!

THE BOOMERS ARE HATED AROUND THE WORLD FOR THEIR KNOWN GREEDY WAYS, BUT IN THIS COUNTRY THEY ARE MORE THAN HATED FOR THEIR MORE THAN GREEDY WAYS!
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 13:04

SethBullock wrote:
hatty wrote:bongs right...... NBN farce

housing affordability coupled with no job security.

climate change, and automation....

Our young people have been completely fucked over by our fortunate boomer generation..... and should be furious about it


Hatty, I don't understand abbreviations that you guys are used to like NBN.

It seems to me that if housing prices are high, there must be people willing and able to pay those prices. And if prices rise too high, the number of buyers will decrease, forcing prices down. The other thing that occurs to me is that a developer could construct a neighborhood of modest lower cost homes and probably do well.

yEH, RICH ASIANS PAY THOSE PRICES IN CASH BUDDY: ya see, we are a lot closer to China than you matey!

Get the picture yet? We are in their time zone and you aren't mate :rofl

Then there's the rest of 'em!

Try being a kid over here and you will fair dinkum think about pulling the trigger: that is the real reason we have gun laws and you can take that one to the bank buddy :thumb

*** For fun you should check out the suicide rate in Western Australia.... mate- no one cares over here because it is pure greedy guts c******ism owing to vastmineral wealth concentrated in the hands of a few... that's what primary industry does- it concentrates wealth!

THAT'S WHY AUSSIES ARE KNOWN AS COMPLETE C-WORDS WHENEVER THEY TRAVEL OVERSEAS... BECOZ YOU NEVER SEE THE POOR ONES OVERSEAS DO YA MATE!

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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 13:12

I just went to Wiki and read about Australia's economy. It painted a pretty rosy picture. You have one of the highest GDP's per capita in the world.

A wealthy country, Australia has a market economy, a high GDP per capita, and a relatively low rate of poverty. In terms of average wealth, Australia ranked second in the world after Switzerland from 2013 until 2018.[229] In 2018, Australia overtook Switzerland and become the country with the highest average wealth.[229] Australia's poverty rate increased from 10.2% to 11.8%, from 2000/01 to 2013.[230][231] It was identified by the Credit Suisse Research Institute as the nation with the highest median wealth in the world and the second-highest average wealth per adult in 2013.


But it does mention your dependence on exporting commodities rather than manufactured goods.

What restrains manufacturing in Australia?
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Sprintcyclist » 12 Apr 2019, 13:15

SethBullock wrote:I just went to Wiki and read about Australia's economy. It painted a pretty rosy picture. You have one of the highest GDP's per capita in the world.

A wealthy country, Australia has a market economy, a high GDP per capita, and a relatively low rate of poverty. In terms of average wealth, Australia ranked second in the world after Switzerland from 2013 until 2018.[229] In 2018, Australia overtook Switzerland and become the country with the highest average wealth.[229] Australia's poverty rate increased from 10.2% to 11.8%, from 2000/01 to 2013.[230][231] It was identified by the Credit Suisse Research Institute as the nation with the highest median wealth in the world and the second-highest average wealth per adult in 2013.


But it does mention your dependence on exporting commodities rather than manufactured goods.

What restrains manufacturing in Australia?


We have bad managers, short sighted politicians and do not support/encourage success in people
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 13:28

Sprintcyclist wrote:
SethBullock wrote:I just went to Wiki and read about Australia's economy. It painted a pretty rosy picture. You have one of the highest GDP's per capita in the world.

A wealthy country, Australia has a market economy, a high GDP per capita, and a relatively low rate of poverty. In terms of average wealth, Australia ranked second in the world after Switzerland from 2013 until 2018.[229] In 2018, Australia overtook Switzerland and become the country with the highest average wealth.[229] Australia's poverty rate increased from 10.2% to 11.8%, from 2000/01 to 2013.[230][231] It was identified by the Credit Suisse Research Institute as the nation with the highest median wealth in the world and the second-highest average wealth per adult in 2013.


But it does mention your dependence on exporting commodities rather than manufactured goods.

What restrains manufacturing in Australia?


We have bad managers, short sighted politicians and do not support/encourage success in people


Well that's unfortunate. As you guys probably know, America wants manufacturing to locate in the U.S. and to stay in the U.S. We also have plenty of natural resources that we export. It's good to have a diverse economic base.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Sprintcyclist » 12 Apr 2019, 14:07

yes, it is very unfortunate.

The American attitude is one reason I love Trump.
He is bringing Jobs back.

It is crucial to have a diverse economic base.
We have resources, agriculture and tourism. That is it.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 14:09

Sprintcyclist wrote:yes, it is very unfortunate.

The American attitude is one reason I love Trump.
He is bringing Jobs back.

It is crucial to have a diverse economic base.
We have resources, agriculture and tourism. That is it.


I can't imagine why both the Libs and Labs wouldn't want to do everything in their power to encourage manufacturing in your country.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Sprintcyclist » 12 Apr 2019, 14:18

SethBullock wrote:
Sprintcyclist wrote:yes, it is very unfortunate.

The American attitude is one reason I love Trump.
He is bringing Jobs back.

It is crucial to have a diverse economic base.
We have resources, agriculture and tourism. That is it.


I can't imagine why both the Libs and Labs wouldn't want to do everything in their power to encourage manufacturing in your country.



Me neither.
Lack of real world experience, unwilling to make mistakes, more concerned with saying and doing 'nice' things ?

Obama was bad for Americas manufacturing was he ?
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 14:18

Toyota, Hyundai, Volkswagen, and BMW all manufacture in the U.S. Nissan has four U.S. plants. I would think your Labor Party would love to encourage this sort of thing.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby SethBullock » 12 Apr 2019, 14:21

Sprintcyclist wrote:
SethBullock wrote:
Sprintcyclist wrote:yes, it is very unfortunate.

The American attitude is one reason I love Trump.
He is bringing Jobs back.

It is crucial to have a diverse economic base.
We have resources, agriculture and tourism. That is it.


I can't imagine why both the Libs and Labs wouldn't want to do everything in their power to encourage manufacturing in your country.



Me neither.
Lack of real world experience, unwilling to make mistakes, more concerned with saying and doing 'nice' things ?

Obama was bad for Americas manufacturing was he ?


The Obama Administration gave lip service to "good jobs", but they didn't make any bold moves such as lowering the corporate tax rate to make America more competitive.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Sprintcyclist » 12 Apr 2019, 14:59

In the last few years we have lost Ford, Holden and Toyota manufacturing in Auss.
Because the pollies do not have kids that assemble cars, it is not a big concern.
Because Pollies have no real world experience, they could not help these companies.

I heard Obama said 'those jobs are going overseas and are not coming back.'
Well, Trump is bringing them back by the shipload.

I am pessimistic about our future.
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 15:20

SethBullock wrote:I just went to Wiki and read about Australia's economy. It painted a pretty rosy picture. You have one of the highest GDP's per capita in the world.

A wealthy country, Australia has a market economy, a high GDP per capita, and a relatively low rate of poverty. In terms of average wealth, Australia ranked second in the world after Switzerland from 2013 until 2018.[229] In 2018, Australia overtook Switzerland and become the country with the highest average wealth.[229] Australia's poverty rate increased from 10.2% to 11.8%, from 2000/01 to 2013.[230][231] It was identified by the Credit Suisse Research Institute as the nation with the highest median wealth in the world and the second-highest average wealth per adult in 2013.


But it does mention your dependence on exporting commodities rather than manufactured goods.

What restrains manufacturing in Australia?

gREED! :rofl
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 15:22

SethBullock wrote:
Sprintcyclist wrote:
SethBullock wrote:I just went to Wiki and read about Australia's economy. It painted a pretty rosy picture. You have one of the highest GDP's per capita in the world.

A wealthy country, Australia has a market economy, a high GDP per capita, and a relatively low rate of poverty. In terms of average wealth, Australia ranked second in the world after Switzerland from 2013 until 2018.[229] In 2018, Australia overtook Switzerland and become the country with the highest average wealth.[229] Australia's poverty rate increased from 10.2% to 11.8%, from 2000/01 to 2013.[230][231] It was identified by the Credit Suisse Research Institute as the nation with the highest median wealth in the world and the second-highest average wealth per adult in 2013.


But it does mention your dependence on exporting commodities rather than manufactured goods.

What restrains manufacturing in Australia?


We have bad managers, short sighted politicians and do not support/encourage success in people


Well that's unfortunate. As you guys probably know, America wants manufacturing to locate in the U.S. and to stay in the U.S. We also have plenty of natural resources that we export. It's good to have a diverse economic base.

yEH, WELL TALK IS CHEAP!
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Re: Federal Election 2019—the campaign

Postby Bongalong » 12 Apr 2019, 15:29

SethBullock wrote:
Sprintcyclist wrote:yes, it is very unfortunate.

The American attitude is one reason I love Trump.
He is bringing Jobs back.

It is crucial to have a diverse economic base.
We have resources, agriculture and tourism. That is it.


I can't imagine why both the Libs and Labs wouldn't want to do everything in their power to encourage manufacturing in your country.

i told you: it's called the land of the oligopoly- WHO DO YOU THINK MASS IMMIGRATION ACTUALLY HELPS?
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