Greens worship woody weeds. Their proposed tree-clearing bans in Queensland are the latest salvo in a long war favouring trees and damaging grasslands and pastoralists.

For millennia Australia’s open forests and treeless plains have supported our national emblems – the kangaroo and the emu, which in turn sustained aborigines, eagles and dingos. Australian grasslands also nurtured now-endangered species such as bustards, quail, pigeons, finches and grass parrots.

Nothing stands still in nature. Savannas are forever a battleground between grassland, scrub and desert. Greens gaze in rapture at the trees but ignore the valuable grasses beneath their feet – native plants like Mitchell Grass and Kangaroo Grass and cultivated grasses like wheat, barley, oats, sorghum and sugar cane.

Greens hate grazing animals like cattle and sheep (but not wildebeest!) and, like trained parrots, repeat the hard-hoof fairy-tale about soil compaction and erosion. In reality, hoof action breaks crusty soil. 

A short burst of concentrated animal impact with hoof cultivation, seed burial, and application of dung and urine fertilisers does wonders for the long-term health of the pasture. It is not a question of hard hooves or soft paws – it is a grazing management question. A healthy pasture needs grasses, herbs, legumes and periodic grazing animals – shut out the ruminants, or stock heavily and continuously, and you will get weeds and desert.

Greens favour “Do Nothing Pasture Management”. Along with their bans on mechanical or chemical control of tree invasions, they try to prevent busfires which have for millennia maintained the vigour of the grasslands. To have healthy pasture requires recycling of nutrients from old dead grass before the summer rains. This is best achieved by concentrated short-term hoof impact or by controlled burning (both of which may also kill tree seedlings that are forever trying to invade the grasslands).

Greens are always nibbling away at grasslands and open forests by demanding ever more nationalised parks, conservation zones and other green blockades. Instead of supporting graziers with their productive pastures and grazing animals they create ever-expanding sterilised un-managed areas which become havens for weeds like lantana, prickly pear, cactus and wait-a-while and pests like feral dogs, wild pigs and wild cats.

Proposed new Queensland laws will hinder landowners in harvesting mulga scrub during drought and controlling invasion of grasslands by woody weeds. These destructive green bans plus the unjust Kyoto tree-clearing land seizures are part of the global Green plan to drive farmers and graziers from much of the land.

The great value of ruminants is their efficiency in converting the vegetation of poorer grasslands and open forest into edible proteins and fats. ALP/Green policies will reduce the supply of this truly free-range food and increase our dependence on feedlot food, which is worse for the environment and our health.

And for those who believe the greenhouse warming fable, grassland plants remove the bogey-man (carbon dioxide) from the atmosphere. This carbon collected by grazing animals ends up in long-term storage in human bodies via meat and other animal food products. At the end of their life, most human bodies get sequestered in carbon-based coffins and buried in carbon cemeteries. 

Greens should be happy with that, but the plant world will gradually suffer from this relentless loss of the gas of life from the biosphere.

The bureaucracy of our “Brave New Green World” will use drones, spy cameras and computer programs to trap and punish any grazier who dares to defend his grassland from invading trees.

Instead of tree clearing bans we need to free our land managers for a war on woody weeds using controlled burning, better grazing management and reversal of the unjust Kyoto land sterilisation program.

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Yeah, Donald Duck Trump is going to get sucked it. What about the pipeline, the beautiful pipe line……oh, and the beautiful babies. He’ll go and kill thousands more because big bad ‘Assad’ killed some (which he didn’t). Has anyone seen Assads interview over being accused of it last time? It’s really quite interesting.

.Pillowbiter
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.Pillowbiter

lol, I thought Billy B’s ‘The Dumpster’ was good, but I gotta say Donald Duck Trump is a ripper.

luv it
and you know I’m going to have to pinch it from time to time.

Donald Duck Trump – hahaha

disgusted1
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C’mon tiger i’m prepared to have my view demolished fire away. The aborigines migrated here and bought with them the hunting techniques and knowledge that all humans had at that time and after the land bridge flooded leaving Australia isolated the aborigines didn’t progress much further after that. Prove me wrong.

..IndignantElder
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..IndignantElder

Did she wear her charity on her sleeve?

..IndignantElder
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..IndignantElder

Who is JenF?

ardeotisaustralis
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ardeotisaustralis

What is going to happen to me when I arrive in Hell?
Will I burn as the Bible insists, or will I face an eternity of freezing?

..IndignantElder
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..IndignantElder

The theme today posters is : Retributive Justice : Retributive justice is a theory of justice that holds that the best response to a crime is a punishment proportional to the offense, inflicted because the offender deserves the punishment. Prevention of future crimes (deterrence) or rehabilitation of the offender are not considered in determining such punishments. The theory holds that when an offender breaks the law, justice requires that he or she suffer in return. Retribution is different from revenge because retributive justice is only directed at wrongs, has inherent limits, is not personal, involves no pleasure at the suffering… Read more »

ardeotisaustralis
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ardeotisaustralis

“As Mother said to Father”
“Yo caiint have one without t’other!”

.Pillowbiter
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.Pillowbiter

Go aa!!!

FREEDOM OF SPEECH – they can ban you but they can’t stop you from saying it!

stringybark
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stringybark

It seems they may now disappear.

disgusted1
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disgusted1

Deserts in NZ? Thats my point it was the land of plenty with fat maori’s. Didn’t we all come from Africa? How is the aborigine the oldest living race and culture on earth? I notice you didn’t try to counter my original “land bridge” view, how about you prove me wrong instead of resorting to insults.

ardeotisaustralis
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ardeotisaustralis

Got seven days. best previous result 48 hours.

ardeotisaustralis
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ardeotisaustralis

This is so good! Been banned from the facebookery for using the nigger-word twice, the goatfucker word once & the the Shit-head-Hulls-appointed-cocksucking-suburban-ambulance-chaser word thrice!

..IndignantElder
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..IndignantElder

@ The Flake, you twit, you couldn’t be more wrong.

craigh
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craigh

Saw Wally from Wentworth taking selfie with the swimmers. He’s just so popular you know!!

disgusted1
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disgusted1

The noble savage is a description of the attitude of revisionists like yourself, “The term “noble savage” is an idea people had: Without civilization, humans are essentially good; it is civilization that makes them act in bad ways. In the eighteenth-century cult of “Primitivism” the noble savage, uncorrupted by the influences of civilization, was considered more worthy, more authentically noble than the contemporary product of civilized training.”

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I remember some “comedy routine” where Hughes, Wil Unfunnyman & the Corrine person sat down & bagged everything Tory. Forget the name. Hughes played the part of the dumb cunt. Corrinne giggled at everything these fuckwits uttered. Wish I could remember what this shit was callled.

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..IndignantElder

I hope there’s not a ten year penalty at lizards palace for not wearing the ribbon. I’ll check on Tricky Woos rules………..oh, no, that’s right, she doesn’t wear her charity on her sleeve either.

..IndignantElder
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..IndignantElder

Nah, not fake, apparently he only wears THE RIBBON when he wants to, a bit like Kramer, he doesn’t HAVE to wear the ribbon.

..IndignantElder
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..IndignantElder

Bravo! That was really good and it rings true Flysa. – gee, if I’m not careful I might lose my place as bestest and funniest poster on the blog.

Bwana
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Bwana

It might be China won, one naval base in Vanuatu soon.

disgusted1
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Did they also invent birth control tiger? Oh i see thats why australia was sparsely inhabited. Look over the ditch at the maori’s they were living in the land of plenty are they a skinny people?

disgusted1
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disgusted1

In my view as human’s spread throughout the world they took their current technology with them. After the land bridge was flooded leaving Australia isolated the aborigines didn’t progress much further after that, attributing aboriginal hunting techniques and inventions they used to their ingenuity is a fallacy most of it was knowledge they carried with them it should be attributed to the human race as a whole. There’s been ancient boomerangs found in europe, fish traps were used around the world etc etc.

disgusted1
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disgusted1

Really tiger? It’s common sense to say they would of been fat and also would have had a large population if they were efficient at feeding themselves. The noble savage is a myth

Bwana
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Bwana

It was supposed to be a chlorine bomb. That is the treatment.

Bwana
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Bwana

Tigerpiss you are an idiot.

disgusted1
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disgusted1

That tells me volumes of what kind of a person you are billy

EsraStar
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I think he is a fuck wit.

..IndignantElder
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..IndignantElder

lol.

disgusted1
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disgusted1

Of course they were survivors if they weren’t they would’ve died out before white man arrived, flattering “yesterday people” into some sort of enlightened being makes no sense either unless you’re part of the aboriginal industry trying to extort further money.

ardeotisaustralis
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ardeotisaustralis

He’s more amusing than the Leftoid fucker Wil Unfunnyman & the one-legged peanut.

TheUntouchables
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TheUntouchables

Syria to chair a UN body for the control and banning the use of Chemical Weapons

What next Iran to Chair a UN body on religious freedoms, while Qatar chairs one on women’s equality

The UN is a fucking joke.

disgusted1
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disgusted1

I find the point that they were more efficient in feeding themselves than Europeans very hard to believe. Why do i never recall seeing a picture of a fat aborigine living off the land? They were always skinny and if they were so efficient in feeding themselves why was the continent so sparsely inhabited?

ThePouch
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Excellent post Maryanne!

ThePouch
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ThePouch

BK, reflecting on the Good, the Bad and the Ugly 230 years ago is like pining for your childhood sweetheart on your 95th birthday, usually good memories and few tangible facts. Yesterday is lost and can never be changed, tomorrow is the only thing you have influence over.

ardeotisaustralis
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ardeotisaustralis

Ilea acta est. “The Deed is Done”.
Iulius Caesar led his army across a muddy stream & challenged the might of Rome.
He prevailed because he recognised that the Roman Senate was a conglomeration of pisswinks, timeservers, crooks, loonies, deviants & corrupt liars.
Which of our hairy ones will Cross the Murrumbidgee & confront the shit-eating fuckpig Supreme Consul Turdbullius’?
Duttonius has a lean & hungry look.

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BK, you been to a Aboriginal camp recently ……… because I have ….. and survival isn’t one of their strong suit; poor silly bastards seem more anxious to kill themselves via grog, drugs, petrol and criminal behaviour than seek survival, in fact some will be luck to see 40 at their present rate of decline. Racism has nothing to do with education, for I see first hand common good in many varying races yet when rational debate ends, racism begins in every culture or breed!!!

disgusted1
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disgusted1

The problem i have is they’re held in a higher regard than they deserve, the noble savage if you will. They were a stone age people that handed down information on how to survive from one generation to the next. There was no utopia wrecked by the nasty white colonists they scraped out a living anyway they could in the harshest of environments and for that they deserve praise but to compare them favourably to the European way of life is an outright lie.

ThePouch
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ThePouch

Watched Tuckers interview with Senator Numb Nuts, it was pleasing to see someone, anyone, asking the hard and most obvious questions.

ThePouch
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ThePouch

Cheers Troop.

iamok
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iamok

Well that was a fun post wasn’t it? What a waste of space

ThePouch
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ThePouch

BK, take a visit to the Aborigine Camps, the Middle East, Black America, Pakistan, Africa for the definition of Bigot, tragically according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary the only category of person who can be a bigot or a racist is the Whiteman, all others are excused.

ThePouch
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ThePouch

????Is OutVoted otherwise known as Myk Retard, Blount – there is a felching tone in his post.

disgusted1
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disgusted1

Not clever enough to work out if they planted 100’s of bush tucker plants they could have food security and spare time to advance themselves. Living off the land is not a walk in the park but the revisionists like to think they were more advanced than us and we ruined their perfect utopia which never happened. They were stone age people who did whatever was necessary to survive.

ThePouch
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ThePouch

Thank you CIHB, well said.

stringybark
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stringybark

Your chosen mates push all sorts of propaganda that works against Australia.

stringybark
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stringybark

Said like a true thieving chosen one ratty.

ThePouch
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ThePouch

OutVoted, read your post to understand what a vacuous fool you were born; if you had an IQ greater than your shoe size you would offer a balanced argument, not inbreed baboon speak.

stringybark
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stringybark

Poor ratty troll – looking forward to war and all the profit from it. Of course if God has chosen you as one of his people you can go around murdering and bombing and killing whoever you like. Until the civilised world stands up.

disgusted1
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disgusted1

bigot
noun
a person who is intolerant towards those holding different opinions. They are slowly changing the definition of a bigot to suit their lefty agenda by including racial undertones

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