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by Belle
Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Why Prosecuting Trump Is a Very Bad Idea
Replies: 9
Views: 113

Re: Why Prosecuting Trump Is a Very Bad Idea

Still on the hatred, aye. I thought that would have been quelled by the election of Dems. Nobody does hatred quite like the Left, though. And the Democrats have learned nothing from 4 years out of power; reverting to the same old tics and behaviours which saw them unseated in 2016. Identitarianism o...
by Belle
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: How Can We Trust This G.O.P. in Power Again?
Replies: 4
Views: 378

Re: How Can We Trust This G.O.P. in Power Again?

What is WRONG with them is what is WRONG with your society. The left loves the blame game; loves victimhood and grievance. It's the porridge to their Goldilocks: a movable feast. But they're none too flash on self-awareness and understanding. They've mastered the art of projection; starting divisive...
by Belle
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: After Trump Leaves the White House, Should he be Prosecuted for his Crimes?
Replies: 15
Views: 425

Re: After Trump Leaves the White House, Should he be Prosecuted for his Crimes?

The hatred and the Trump Derangement Syndrome continues. Note: this is a huge turn-off for voters going forward . There will be a backlash because this is really directed towards the people who voted for Trump. He'll be flushed out of the White House but what's going to happen about the 're-educatio...
by Belle
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sore loser Trump choked like a dog — no different than a golfer that misses a putt on the 18th hole
Replies: 6
Views: 417

Re: Sore loser Trump choked like a dog — no different than a golfer that misses a putt on the 18th hole

Congratulations to those Democrat supporters for their victory. Let's hope the hatred stops being spewed here now. Hope springs eternal. Trump is a sore loser but he's merely emulating what HRC did 4 years ago. Covid-19 undid Donald Trump; his cavalier attitude towards the pandemic cost him, big tim...
by Belle
Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The War on Truth Reaches Its Climax
Replies: 8
Views: 600

Re: The War on Truth Reaches Its Climax

I'm pleased Mr Krugman describes himself as an Opinion Columnist as he himself continues the 'war on truth'. I have no views on what he's talking about, (I personally don't give a excrement about anything Trump does) but this type of specious drivel is a good example of what the media have become. ...
by Belle
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Is the US really a democracy?
Replies: 29
Views: 1005

Re: Is the US really a democracy?

I seldom take The Guardian seriously because it's always a glass half empty approach and fuelled by resentment and grievance. America is a democracy even though we might say it's a convoluted, flawed type of system with their electoral college system and now the dodgy postal votes regime. We have si...
by Belle
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYT Editorial Board scorns Trump as a ‘racist demagogue’
Replies: 28
Views: 979

Re: NYT Editorial Board scorns Trump as a ‘racist demagogue’

And yet.....this nails it. Pretty well-balanced comments and a LOT of people relate to them:

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video ... _2020.html
by Belle
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fox News Would Not Exist Today if........
Replies: 10
Views: 615

Re: Fox News Would Not Exist Today if........

Fox is the single alternative to wall-to-wall hard Left politics in the mainstream media. I do understand why the Left want it gone, of course, but that would be anti-democratic. Say what??!! Occasionally I listen to get some balance from all the others, droning on and on and on about the same issue...
by Belle
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: SOMETHING THE LEFT WOULD NEVER BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND
Replies: 14
Views: 857

SOMETHING THE LEFT WOULD NEVER BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND

Wildly, madly, the West is destroying itself Suicidal Covid ‘public health’ policies and the Marxist Trojan horse of BLM zealotry are products of our perilous complacency. We may be tempting an implosion on a historical scale.By LIONEL SHRIVER The widespread COVID-19 lockdowns and the increasingly ...
by Belle
Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Hid His First Positive Covid-19 Test Result on Thursday While Awaiting a Second Test Result.
Replies: 17
Views: 1301

Re: Trump Hid His First Positive Covid-19 Test Result on Thursday While Awaiting a Second Test Result.

We note that the New York Times and its fellow travellers are out in force with the biblical metaphors and the baseball bats. Tolerance and compassion in typical abundance (somebody is trying to fool somebody else.) These comments from Brendan O'Neill really nail the issues with characteristic intel...
by Belle
Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Right-wing mag says US needs Biden
Replies: 9
Views: 673

Re: Right-wing mag says US needs Biden

It is unsurprising to read a diversity of opinion in a conservative publication. That's because their readers are not afraid of alternative opinions or fear being bludgeoned by baseball bats for deviating from the orthodoxies, as is the case with the Left. And they don't have vicious junkyard dogs f...
by Belle
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Yesterday's Debate Stand Back and Stand By
Replies: 23
Views: 1482

Re: Yesterday's Debate Stand Back and Stand By

Biden was no better than Trump ; "shut up man", "a clown" etc. The whole thing was an absolute disgrace and indicative of the descent from civility of the USA. The centre left now dominated by extremists (also around the world, and this is keeping the Left out of politics). You egg the people on by...
by Belle
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump a threat to national security
Replies: 3
Views: 371

Re: Trump a threat to national security

That was just so much folderol generated by the activist left media. Was Kennedy a 'threat to national security' when his father's earnings came from bootlegging and JFK himself was connected to the mafia? When Kennedy spent his nights in pillow talk with legions of women? I suspect the people are m...
by Belle
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Barrett: why she's the wrong choice and Dems must be careful
Replies: 11
Views: 899

Re: Barrett: why she's the wrong choice and Dems must be careful

https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/09/28/the-battle-for-the-supreme-court-is-tearing-america-apart/ This essay is a stunning commentary on what's wrong with the USA, and the Supreme Court 'war' bells the cat on the power of that court over the legislature in your country; a truly appalling and anti-...
by Belle
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Truckin' with the Trumpers: The Deplorables hitch one last ride on the Trump train
Replies: 18
Views: 1256

Re: Truckin' with the Trumpers: The Deplorables hitch one last ride on the Trump train

O'Neill has described himself as a 'lapsed Marxist'. There's a great deal of truth in what he says, particularly in this article. I don't always agree with him - I don't have to - but the fact is that the Left is now so appalling that all the oxygen is spent dealing with them rather than having an a...
by Belle
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 27
Views: 1707

Re: Dems need to wake up

And you balance your reading so carefully, Belle. Hint: The Australian, Murdoch's flagship, is not left-wing, nor is it centrist. I read books , Barney, and newspapers and media for daily commentary. The authors of those books include (but are not limited to) Niall Ferguson (yes, you can read all a...
by Belle
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In the wake of RBG's death, Mitch promises a Senate vote on Trump's nominee to replace her
Replies: 9
Views: 694

Re: In the wake of RBG's death, Mitch promises a Senate vote on Trump's nominee to replace her

More hate speech. The government of the day needs to replace like for like in these instances of death in the SC. It's what we do in our Australian Senate. Having said that, I don't see a better USA - a more civil, safe or kind USA - despite all the praise heaped upon a deceased progressive Supreme ...
by Belle
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: when Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin
Replies: 19
Views: 866

Re: when Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin

More paranoia and fear from the Left in this thread; the very things they accuse conservatives of doing. As I and many others have said multiple times before, when the Left accuses others it is telling us all about itself.

Take a chill pill. Or a red one.
by Belle
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 27
Views: 1707

Re: Dems need to wake up

'Trump's buddy' Morrison is getting energy up and running again in Australia after the Left completely tried to destroy it, with their fanciful notions of the renewables utopia. A major corporate leader has just appeared today at our National Press Club to tell us that battery power is still a joke ...
by Belle
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam
Replies: 7
Views: 628

Re: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam

This hate-filled rant is yet more evidence of why the USA got Trump in the first place. Fanning the flames of division is standard fare from the Left and this writer is no different. Finally, it's a shocking insult to circa 50% of the American people - whom the Left deplore and continually denigrate...
by Belle
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1023

Re: The collapse of democracy?

Intellectuals hate progress. Intellectuals who call themselves “progressive” really hate progress. It’s not that they hate the fruits of progress , mind you: most pundits, critics, and their bien-pensant readers use computers rather than quills and inkwells, and they prefer to have their surgery wit...
by Belle
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".
Replies: 9
Views: 539

Re: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".

You cannot claim the high moral ground when the party you support enables this: you are no better than the man you detest. Let's make that clear.

https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/09/0 ... g-violent/
by Belle
Wed Sep 02, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 27
Views: 1707

Re: Dems need to wake up

This little snippet nails it in today's national Australian newspaper: Trump exposes the moral bankruptcy of a political movement that, incredibly, calls itself progressive. It cannot plausibly advocate for inclusion when its followers work across politics, the media, Hollywood, academia and corpora...
by Belle
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 27
Views: 1707

Re: Dems need to wake up

Here's an excellent way to win an election : Create identitarianism as an ideology, whip the people into victimhood frenzies, tax business to the high heavens, stand back and watch cities burn/police forces de-funded, criticize your opponents for creating division (add here a Ricky Gervais look of ...
by Belle
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 27
Views: 1707

Re: Dems need to wake up

by Belle
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 27
Views: 1707

Re: Dems need to wake up

Holden : the Australian border closures are a national disgrace, so is trashing our economy. The government is popular because it's throwing money about but the very day it asks for it to be repaid the acid will be liberally applied. Don't even start me about the WA and Queensland Premiers; I do ho...
by Belle
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Black Lives Matter: US racial inequality just as deadly as Covid-19
Replies: 4
Views: 343

Re: Black Lives Matter: US racial inequality just as deadly as Covid-19

It's really sad what's happening in the USA. We derive no pleasure at all in seeing it torn to pieces (again). But here's the awful truth: https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/08/26/a-tragic-choice/ Bring back that can-do multicultural nation of warm-hearted people!! They've been gone for so long now.
by Belle
Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Black Kids Matter: Four children traumatized after cops hold them at gunpoint
Replies: 8
Views: 1084

Re: Black Kids Matter: Four children traumatized after cops hold them at gunpoint

I would also like to see an end to white on white violence, but at least I know that no one will use that as a reason to dismiss my complaints should I or my family be brutalized by the police. I'm sorry to hear you fear being brutalized. But there are more ways than just physical violence which qu...
by Belle
Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Black Kids Matter: Four children traumatized after cops hold them at gunpoint
Replies: 8
Views: 1084

Re: Black Kids Matter: Four children traumatized after cops hold them at gunpoint

Here's an important podcast which the 'non-believers' won't want to hear. In this African American Professor Loury (Brown University) talks to Brendan O'Neill about BLM and its false prophesies. He likens it to religion with a catechism, apostates, belief, excommunication and 'revivalism' . This guy...
by Belle
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Hannity's private view of Trump: 'He's crazy'
Replies: 7
Views: 721

Re: Hannity's private view of Trump: 'He's crazy'

It's an appalling mess, sad to say. But when you divide the people by colour, creed and gender you're going to get trouble. There's nothing new about viciousness and rivalry within political parties but when you tribalize an entire nation, turning one against the other you get what you've got now. A...
by Belle
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Hannity's private view of Trump: 'He's crazy'
Replies: 7
Views: 721

Re: Hannity's private view of Trump: 'He's crazy'

Fascinating and revealing. I don't know if any of you have read Joseph Heller's Good as Gold, one of my favourite books. In it, the President (clearly based on Reagan) never actually does anything except nap and write his memoirs. Trump clearly watches TV and tweets. Amazing how much damage you can...
by Belle
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Black Kids Matter: Four children traumatized after cops hold them at gunpoint
Replies: 8
Views: 1084

Re: Black Kids Matter: Four children traumatized after cops hold them at gunpoint

Come on now, stop being disingenuous; unless black on black violence is discussed (the vasy majority of such occurrences) then you just aren't being serious. Just trying to score political points. The catalyst for a lot of this street violence and dysfunction is obvious. I'll tell you what my 11 yea...
by Belle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

Re: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

Belle, there's nothing to argue against. Your depiction of "The Left" is a fiction invented in your own mind (and most likely in the pages of.whatever far far right publications you prefer to fill your head with). I gather that in your mind ad hominems are OK if you say them but no one else. It's a...
by Belle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

Re: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

diegobueno wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:19 pm
Belle, your ranting is so unmoored from reality it's impossible to respond to. You may need to up your meds.
Ad homs are NEVER arguments. They are the last refuge of the scoundrel who is in permanet denial.
by Belle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

Re: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

The messages and ideas in that discussion were all about black lives and how it's come to this. Ergo, the BLM movement. Try and draw the dots. Unless you're in denial....which is a river in Egypt. Both Doctors Weinstein describe themselves as 'of the Left' and yet thew grow increasingly disgusted an...
by Belle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

Re: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

And your silly bromide about living on your knees (yep, caught that religious trope) is framed from a position of class war Religion? What I wrote was loosely paraphrased from the decidedly irreligious Joseph Heller. I thought you might've caught the allusion. Note that you object here to something...
by Belle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

Re: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

You have a job so it doesn't matter if nobody else gets or has one: the mission is all. Denial and the morality police is yet another curiously paradoxical and disturbing aspect of the extreme Left, which has consumed your Democrat Party. It's actually very sad; that you've come to this!!! People ha...
by Belle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

Re: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

New Yorker, reprinted in this week's archival issue ... from four years ago—the history of the BLM movement. Also from 2003, an excellent article on early Toni Morrison. THE NEW YORKER The Matter of Black Lives . By Jelani Cobb March 06, 2016 https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.newyorker.com/magazine/...
by Belle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

Re: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

I skimmed through it. It was a discussion with Bret Weinstein and some black intellectuals about larger issues of race in American society. I listened to an extended segment somewhere in the middle. There was a lot of talk about the need for opportunities in education (can't argue with that) the ne...
by Belle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Australia: elite gymnasts speak out about their 'toxic' coaches.
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: Australia: elite gymnasts speak out about their 'toxic' coaches.

I was involved in coaching gymnastics in my 20s and saw many things that made me eventually decide to walk away from this sport. One of the reasons was what I call the "Toughen up Princess" approach to any gymnast who said that they were hurting or injured. The end result was usually a long term in...
by Belle
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: An excellent, well rounded view of BLM
Replies: 25
Views: 2522

An excellent, well rounded view of BLM

BUT...cover your ears and eyes if you are afraid to hear these new ideas which might conflict with your own:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHGt733 ... e=youtu.be
by Belle
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Conservatives motivated by fear
Replies: 18
Views: 1544

Re: Conservatives motivated by fear

Commodore 64 thought processing!! And you conveniently fail to mention the fear-mongering (on an industrial scale) from the Left over the climate apocalypse (Australia was about to be destroyed by fire!), nor the new morality police which is a feature of the Left. Both of those have Old Testament fi...
by Belle
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Conservatives motivated by fear
Replies: 18
Views: 1544

Re: Conservatives motivated by fear

I rarely have to let anybody else express my ideas for me, but I'm going to post in full Bari Weiss's excellent resignation letter from the New York Times. That sums up everything: I could have written it myself some time ago, but it's a shocking indictment of the American Leftwhich you will not hea...
by Belle
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Conservatives motivated by fear
Replies: 18
Views: 1544

Re: Conservatives motivated by fear

david johnson wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:01 am
The conservative part of me has no relationship with fear! Neither does my liberal aspect.
Of course you don't; the Left has nothing else but ad homs David.
by Belle
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Conservatives motivated by fear
Replies: 18
Views: 1544

Re: Conservatives motivated by fear

jserraglio wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 11:43 pm
Right, conservatives are not motivated by fear. They seek and draw nourishment from fear.
Yes, I and other conservatives are fearful every day we reverse the Mercedes out of the garage or take the yacht out onto the lake for the weekend. Terrified.
by Belle
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Conservatives motivated by fear
Replies: 18
Views: 1544

Re: Conservatives motivated by fear

You mean " reputable " news sources like the New York Times ? Here's what Bari Weiss says about it - and it's rich coming from somebody like Weiss who slammed the free thinkers of the IDW: there's never any consistency from the left. We love the way they continue to eat themselves!! Twitter is not o...
by Belle
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: US and Australia, so little in common?
Replies: 14
Views: 1186

Re: US and Australia, so little in common?

Senator Bernie Sanders crafted visions of a more equitable society built around principles of democratic socialism, but the stigmatising of any policy labelled left, let alone socialistic provoked opposition which insisted that collective endeavour was not the American way . I stopped reading right...
by Belle
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Interesting view on Black Lives Matter
Replies: 11
Views: 1912

Re: Interesting view on Black Lives Matter

The expression "black lives matter" does not mean "only black ilves matter". It does not mean "white lives don't matter". It does not negate the idea that all lives matter. It simply means what it says: Black lives matter. This is where the "studious and deliberate mischaracterization" comes in. Th...