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by Manbush
August 21, 2019, 9:54 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

Stupid question

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by Manbush
August 21, 2019, 9:52 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

Cardinal Pells appeal has failed. Wonder who will be the first right winger to come out and say how fine a man he is.
by Manbush
August 13, 2019, 3:06 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

I’ve been lurking around mate, peeping in from the bushes, just enjoying life and enjoying our season so far.
by Manbush
August 13, 2019, 2:12 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Sorry to dash your hopes mate :)
by Manbush
August 13, 2019, 11:59 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

He closed his twitter and Instagram accounts less than 24hrs before his hearing was due to start. :lol:
by Manbush
July 27, 2019, 1:50 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: One on one steals
Replies: 236
Views: 7954

Re: One on one strip

They definitely train for it. My old man doesn't watch many games these days but we watched one together when he visited recently and he was loving Hodgo's work and commented that it seemed to be orchestrated with the other players. It’s a safe bet they’ve got a call for it, the amount of times the...
by Manbush
July 10, 2019, 8:44 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: 2019 State of Origin III: New South Wales V Queensland: Teams and Game Day
Replies: 345
Views: 9252

Re: 2019 State of Origin III: New South Wales V Queensland: Teams and Game Day

For once I agree with Fatty, some of the penalties are bewildering.
by Manbush
July 5, 2019, 12:12 pm
Forum: Rugby League
Topic: Brisbane Broncos 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 4127

Re: Brisbane Broncos 2019

Just a friendly bump to laugh at the Broncos languishing in 14th place and a chance at the spoon :)
by Manbush
July 3, 2019, 12:01 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

Morrison’s bringing it back despite it being rejected in 2017. https://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:%22legislation/amend/s1099_amend_401ac081-97e5-4e78-bf4e-7747ed4cc7bd%22;rec=0 I’m guessing it’s part of their push for religious freedom laws despite the fact thei...
by Manbush
July 3, 2019, 10:41 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

So the government has announce they want to amend the marriage act again, obviously this time not with the public’s input.
by Manbush
June 24, 2019, 7:09 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

by Manbush
June 24, 2019, 6:18 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

“Israel Folau has hit out at the decision to shut down his crowdfunding page – which was intended to cover the costs of his legal challenge against Rugby Australia – saying it is evidence of a mounting campaign of discrimination against him and that his website has faced cyber-attacks.” https://www....
by Manbush
June 24, 2019, 1:30 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

My apologies then NR, the article edited the terms and conditions.


Nice to see Latham straw manning the issue with his usual class. Image


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by Manbush
June 24, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

“campaigns we deem, at our sole discretion, to be in support of, or for the legal defence of alleged crimes associated with hate, violence, harassment, bullying, discrimination, terrorism or intolerance of any kind relating to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientati...
by Manbush
June 24, 2019, 11:34 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

And Folau's GoFundMe page has been cancelled, as expected. https://www.news.com.au/sport/sports-life/folau-debate-continues-as-public-donations-pass-760000/news-story/67bbe0a7c8b1b03b6f6fbaa6a50ff851?utm_medium=Facebook&utm_content=SocialFlow&utm_source=News.com.au&utm_campaign=EditorialSF&fbclid=I...
by Manbush
June 24, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Dubs you mentioned something earlier about you’ve been off track and need to start showing more love and helping people, I hope you see the marriage equality debate was a perfect opportunity to do just that. It was a chance to show love and help one of if not the most persecuted minorities in this c...
by Manbush
June 23, 2019, 6:32 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Bad typo there Dubby :lol:

(I’m assuming you meant “couldn’t”)
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 6:19 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Just on the doing what Jesus would want you to do, where do you think he’d sit on the political spectrum, would he be for helping the wealthy or for helping the less fortunate? I’d say he’d be far more liberal than conservative policy wise going by how Christians talk of him. You're asking me to as...
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Mate nothing in the Bible or that you could say could convince me that he loves me (assuming he was real), I’ve studied it, listened to so many apologists over the years I’ve heard everything that could be used and I’ve found them wanting. Just be a good person, fight for others to have the same rig...
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 4:48 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Just looked at the page some of the $5 donors are taking the piss with names like “IsraelChangedReligions ToSuitHisBankAccount” and “Israelisa Massive####”.
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 1:48 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Just on the doing what Jesus would want you to do, where do you think he’d sit on the political spectrum, would he be for helping the wealthy or for helping the less fortunate? I’d say he’d be far more liberal than conservative policy wise going by how Christians talk of him.
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 1:41 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Depends Dubby, if those beliefs lead to discrimination like against marriage equality, euthanasia etc that’s not helping or loving others, that’s prioritizing the beliefs. The loving and helping others should be the priority and the realization that the right to ones beliefs end where others are aff...
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

The Bible is both good and bad though in its teachings GE. That’s the problem with basing your life around a book which is open to interpretation, some will take the good messages and some will take the bad, both are as equally valid. The fundamentalists are just following the teachings more literal...
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 11:08 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

As you allude to, that’s the New Testament. Many of its teachings are good and provide a fundamental basis for civil societies today. Love your fellow man, do unto others as you would have them do unto you, forgiveness of others, charity, turn the other cheek, empathy, compassion, tolerance, inclus...
by Manbush
June 22, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

It’s not that easy though, if you’ve been raised to believe the Bible is the literal word of god you’ve got to take all of it as true including the abhorrent bits, it’s why for example in America you have a pastor/sheriff saying gays should be executed, why a couple of Republicans want to create a 5...
by Manbush
June 21, 2019, 5:58 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

I’m seeing his gofundme being reported a lot for breaching their terms and conditions, if it gets shutdown wonder if he’ll sue them as well for persecuting him for his religious beliefs. “campaigns we deem, at our sole discretion, to be in support of, or for the legal defence of alleged crimes assoc...
by Manbush
June 19, 2019, 1:30 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

Surely has to be one of the best media releases in Australia’s political history :lol: MEDIA RELEASE: Reason Leader Fiona Patten MP reacts to election of One Nation’s Malcolm Roberts Wednesday, 19 June 2019 Reason Leader and Member for Northern Metropolitan, Fiona Patten has today given her first co...
by Manbush
June 6, 2019, 9:14 pm
Forum: Canberra Raiders
Topic: Leipana?
Replies: 19
Views: 1196

Re: Leipana?

How about we let them actually earn it first, Leipana occurred after they showed they were a magical combination with almost a psychic connection with their flick passes, their tandem runs from dummy half etc, who knows if Cotric and Rapana will gel even half as well.

Sorry for being that guy.
by Manbush
June 5, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: Israel Folau
Replies: 196
Views: 5855

Re: Israel Folau

Hmmm maybe it’s just me but I wouldn’t think it’s a wise decision to sue a former employer while trying to convince a new company who agreed with your last one to hire you. “Israel Folau has formally engaged lawyers to represent him in his dispute with Rugby Australia, with legal action over his con...
by Manbush
June 5, 2019, 8:21 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

The government intervention one always gets me when conservatives say they want less and liberals want more, liberals want more when it comes to regulating businesses but conservatives want more government intervention when it comes to personal freedoms like abortion, euthanasia, drugs etc, they all...
by Manbush
June 3, 2019, 11:46 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Religion Thread
Replies: 5597
Views: 180484

Re: The Religion Thread

I'll just leave this here https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190602/fe18b8abad35c92aa987cc2e5ba9ec61.jpg Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk Just reading about this particular bishop, as if his tweet wasn’t bad enough he has previously admitted to knowing about priests abusing children but didn’t r...
by Manbush
June 3, 2019, 8:10 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Religion Thread
Replies: 5597
Views: 180484

Re: The Religion Thread

To be fair TW no one knows more about harming children than the Catholic Church, they’ve mastered it over the centuries. With the Pell appeal on Wednesday I was under the false belief that would be the end of it and if he walks that would be it, this article was heartening. “George Pell stands a goo...
by Manbush
June 2, 2019, 4:40 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

Will be interesting to see if the Libs honor the bipartisan agreement to stop schools discriminating against gay students now that they’ve won the election or will that be part of their “religious freedom bill” which they conveniently waited to introduce until after the election. Which one do you t...
by Manbush
May 30, 2019, 2:17 pm
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

Religious freedom should only be the freedom to believe anything you like not a free pass to special privileges. Will be interesting to see if the Libs honor the bipartisan agreement to stop schools discriminating against gay students now that they’ve won the election or will that be part of their “...
by Manbush
May 30, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Current Affairs
Topic: The Politics Thread 2019
Replies: 792
Views: 19759

Re: The Politics Thread 2019

Well it’s apparent we should all listen to Manbush’s housemate as the new foremost expert on the mining industry Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Lucrative job in one of the highest paid industry in the country = dossing down with Manbush in his inner city squat. Makes sense. Old school mate, away ...