This article is published with the kind permission of RiteOn. It will be closely followed by the other two parts.

AUSTRALIA’S PARLIAMENT & ELECTORAL SYSTEM

Voting is compulsory in Australia, so if you’re on the electoral roll, come election day you HAVE to cast a vote.   If you don’t, you’ll probably get fined without an acceptable valid reason.

Voting is a privilege that many across the world don’t enjoy, and a right that our forefathers fought and died protecting.  Rite ON encourages all Australians to participate in the electoral process of deciding who Governs us Federally for the following 3 years,

But if you’re going to do it, make sure do it right to reflect YOUR wishes.

Australia has a bicameral Parliament (that’s a fancy word for 2 houses of Parliament). The Upper House is called the Senate and the Lower House being the House of Representatives, with the Parliament’s powers established in Chapter I of the Constitution of Australia.

The upper house (Senate), is a house of review for proposed legislation formed in the lower house and can relate to matters of national defence, immigration, the economy and taxation. Having a responsible government is critical to your future, because politics affects everything in our daily lives; our jobs, wages, superannuation, taxes, house values, community safety, roads, schools, and hospitals, and the future for your kids.

In this coming 2019 federal election you will be voting for your federal member in your local division/electorate, and for your State or Territory senators. When you show up to your nearest polling station – democracy sausage sizzle in hand – you’ll be inundated by many parties & candidates’ booth workers coercing you to take their How To Vote Cards which support their party and/or candidate.  Choose wisely – it’s your future and your children’s future at stake.

The House of Representatives and the Senate each have a very different voting system to decide & elect the people’s choice.  There is a normally a green paper for the House of Representatives, and a big white one (daunting one) for the Senate.

Both houses are important to the successful running of the parliament. Your local federal member sits in the House of Reps & titled Member of House of Representatives (MHR), and your State Senators, in the Senate.

To decide who Governs Australia after an election, the party that commands the majority support on the floor of the House of Representatives approaches the Governor General (as the Queen’s representative in Australia) for assent to form Government for a term of 3 years. 

If the Governor General agrees, the 3 year term commences on the first Parliamentary sitting day of the new Government.

For example, in the 2016 Federal election, 150 members were elected to the House of Representatives from 150 divisions (electorates) across the nation.  

The Liberal & National Party coalition formed Government by holding a slim 1 seat majority of 76 seats on the floor of the House of Representatives.  

In the upcoming 2019 Federal election, and after an Australian Electoral Commission review of boundaries, there will be 151 members elected to the House of Representatives.

THE SENATE

The Senate comprises 76 Senators – 12 Senators per State plus 2 Senators per Territory.  In the 2016 election, all 76 Senators faced the voters.  

The first 6 Senators in each State obtaining a “quota” were elected for 6 year terms, the remainder for 3 year terms.  The 2 Senators elected in the ACT & Northern Territory are elected for 3 year terms only. 

In 2019, 40 Senators will face the voters – the six 3 year termers in each State & the two 3 year termers in each of the 2 Territories.  More on the Senate voting system in Part 3 of this Rite ON series.

For more details on Senator’s expiry dates copy the following link into your browser. https://www.aph.gov.au/Senators_and_Members/Senators/Senators_by_service_expiry_date

With disillusionment of the 2 major parties, the vagaries of voting system and a host of new minor parties emerging, it is critical to understand the voting systems in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.   

Even those feeling disillusioned with politics & disengaged from the electoral system should still ensure that their VOTE IS COUNTED and that their VOTE COUNTS.

NO VOTING = NO COMPLAINING.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

HOW TO MAKE SURE YOUR VOTE IS COUNTED

To ensure that the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) counts your voting paper, it must comply with certain rules. 

Ballot papers that do not comply are set aside as INFORMAL and not counted.  The rules vary between the House of Representatives and the Senate, and are defined in section 268 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act.

It says, A vote is INFORMAL if:-

  • the ballot paper is not marked at all (i.e. nothing filled out/blank)
  • the ballot paper does not have the official mark and has not been initialled by the polling official, and the ballot paper is not authentic in the opinion of the Divisional Returning Officer (DRO)
    the ballot paper has writing on it which identifies the voter
  • in the case of an absent vote, the ballot paper is not contained in the declaration envelope
  • in the House of Representatives, the voter has not completed a full preferential vote (i.e. ALL boxes must be completed and contain a preference number that clearly identifies the voter’s intended order of preference)
  • in the Senate, if the voter has NOT filled at least six boxes above the line or at least 12 boxes below the line (more on this in part 2 & 3 of our Rite ON series)
  • there are savings measures to keep formal some ballot papers marked incompletely or incorrectly.

You have to number every single box in the green House of Reps ballot in order of your own personal preference.  

Do NOT leave any boxes blank, and don’t use ticks or crosses – just numbers.  The disillusioned may feel like this cartoon, but make sure your vote is counted.

So put a “1” in the box of the candidate you like best, and a “2” for second best and so on, until you’ve filled out all the boxes, just like this formal valid vote that would be counted into the tally by the AEC:-

In the 2016 House of Reps federal election, 5.05% of votes cast were INFORMAL.  Make sure your vote is counted, and does not unintentionally fall into this category by a misunderstanding of the voting system.

HOW TO MAKE SURE YOUR VOTE COUNTS

The voting system in the House of Reps is a 2 candidate preferred system where first preference votes (number 1) are counted, then a process of the candidate with the lowest vote excluded after each count, and the excluded candidate’s preference votes (numbers 2 onwards) distributed until only 2 candidates remain. 

Then, the candidate with greater than 50% of the 2 candidate preferred votes is elected.

Number the boxes in order of your choice of candidates (best first,  worst last), until you’ve filled out all the boxes with a number of YOUR choice, not necessarily the candidate’s How To Vote Card.  

REMEMBER – you own your preferences NOT the candidate or the party so choose wisely.  Your ballot paper should reflect YOUR wishes.

A failure to think seriously about your order of preference (including a donkey vote) could help elect a candidate you did NOT prefer.

By simply numbering each box the boxes in numerical order from the top is called the “DONKEY VOTE”.  It counts in the overall tally, but could have unintended consequences in electing a candidate NOT of your choice through first preference and/or preference distributions.

To highlight the importance of preference votes see the table below.

In the 2016 Federal election, 102 of the 150 seats were decided by preference votes (i.e. 68%).  Only 48 seats were decided on first preference votes only (i.e.32%).

Interestingly though, 53.19% of seats in NSW and 43.24% in Victoria were decided by firstpreference votes – both well above the national 32% average and significantly above the Queensland average of 13.33%.

Queenslanders & other States – cast your preference votes with deep consideration.  Learn more in Part 2 of this Rite ON series.

It is also interesting to note that 29 out of 76 (42.11%) of the Liberal & National seats nationally were won on first preferences, while only 16 out of 69 (23.19%) of Labor seats nationally were won on first preferences.  Such is the power of your preference vote order on the ballot paper in determining who is elected.

Labor won 76.81% of it’s seats relying on preferences.  On the flip side of the political equation, Liberal/National coalition only 57.89% of it’s seats relied on preferences.

Copy the following links into your browser to view the AEC list of seats that fell into these categories:-

https://results.aec.gov.au/20499/Website/HouseSeatsDecidedOnPrefs-20499.htm

More on the impacts of preference votes from the 2016 Election…. 

Compare the 2 major parties outcomes in seats where they led on primary votes:-

  • ALP led on primary votes in 53 seats, but 37 out of the 53 needed preferences to decide the result. Labor won ALL 37 (100%).  16 were won on primary votes alone.
  • L/NP led on primary votes in 90 seats, but 58 out of the 90 needed preferences to decide the result. L/NP only won 44 of the 58 (75.8%).  32 were won on primary votes alone.

Even more compelling is comparing the 2 major parties outcomes in seats where they were behind on primary votes:-

  • ALP were behind on primary votes in 97 seats and won 16 (16.5%) after preferences.
  • L/NP were behind on primary votes in 60 seats and won NIL (0%) after preferences.

This highlights the extent to which preference votes determined the final outcome in Australia’s 2 Candidate Preferred (2CP) voting system.  Labor is ahead by the proverbial mile in its solidarity & preferencing tightness with those parties on the “left” side of politics (e.g. Greens), when compared to the Liberal/National & those parties on the “right” side of politics (e.g. One Nation, FFP, ALA, LDP, RUAP, AC, KAP, SFF).

WHILE THE LEFT STICK TOGETHER DESPITE THEIR DIFFERENCES, THE RIGHT FRACTURES & FIGHTS DESPITE THEIR SIMILARITIES.

Part 2 in the Rite ON series will examine the detail of how preferences flow and determine results in the House of Representatives.
Part 3 will examine the Senate voting system and the detail of how preferences flow for “above the line” and “below the line” votes & elect Senators.



We will be running Part 2 and Part 3 shortly. Watch this space.

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pelican
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pelican

Jews Polls say Hansons One Nation more unpopular than ever…who did they poll the Libs and ALP hierarchy?

pelican
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pelican

Rugby Australia looks like they are getting set to ban the Bible…..come on do it…

pelican
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pelican

who needs a dog..when you can grow a beard….mites and bacteria apparently prefer beards of dogs…yum yum…now I can think of two religious cults which pride their beards actually 3……anything for tax free status and receipt of stolen goods (cash) eh

pelican
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pelican

ALP and Greens protect the Top End of Town and their Rolls Royces from tax slug ….you couldnt make this shite up…expect Scumo and Co will make hay over this..anytime now….free kick after free kick..but nothing can make Scumo hurt his little mates Scumo and the Turtle..maybe the Deputy Leader can help..now lets see that would be…ah er…

Hunter02
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Hunter02

Slim Dusty – Your country’s been sold. Aint that the truth…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT2FFc-_R0g

Ducktracy
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Ducktracy
Ducktracy
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Ducktracy

Trump’s Rebel Alliance Attacks the Left’s Death Star
By Clarice Feldman
As in one of those old-time movies like Mr. Smith Goes to Washington or a sci-fi film like Star Wars, where the good guys finally go on the offensive and beat the evildoers, this week the President and the rebel alliance cracked through the Democrat’s Death Star of lies , deceit, and unpunished illegalities.

It was fun to watch, and I think it’s just begun.

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/04/trumps_rebel_alliance_attacks_the_lefts_death_star.html

King of Hearts
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King of Hearts

Belinda Jepsen in Mamamia writes “Israel isn’t saying much .. Little wonder, given it seems he may have destroyed his playing future courtesy of a bigoted social media post …

It is now “bigoted” to directly uphold Christian values?

Who is the real bigot here?

Belinda Jepsen who is upholding trendy, vacuous, corrosive, Political Correctness?

Israel Folau who is upholding time-honoured Christian values? Values literally the foundation of the West?

Who is the real bigot?

Ducktracy
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Ducktracy

Senator Fraser Anning

I’m calling for a ban on all Muslim and black African immigration.

I’m also calling for deportations of all migrant criminals along with their families.

I think it’s important we put the safety of our nation and it’s citizens first.

Time to end endless crime and welfare…..Import the third world,

become the third world.

https://twitter.com/fraser_anning/status/1117452544169525249

Verity
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Verity

Also sometimes I try to vote up a comment I have seen for the first time, (+) and the number of likes goes down.

Verity
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Verity

I read some posters comments about the ‘like’ system. I do have a concern. I have tried to vote up a comment and am told ‘you have already voted for this comment’ when I know factually that this is the first time I have seen the comment. Something fishy going on.

Hotrocks
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Hotrocks

What is the status of gays in Qatar Mr Joyce ? Also what is the status of women ?
Just fly your fckn planes .

King of Hearts
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King of Hearts

“PULL THE OTHER ONE … ”

“Whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs is inconsistent with the values of the sport,” RA Chief Executive, Raelene Castle, and NSW Rugby Union CEO, Andrew Hore, said in a statement on Thursday.

What doublespeak.

Castle and Hore were really saying : “Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs with the qualification we will hit him with a $4,000,000 monetary loss if he dares to uphold them”.

Is this entitlement?

Is it entitlement when a massive $4,000,000 stick is held over you?

King of Hearts
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King of Hearts

THIS IS RARE IN TODAY’S WORLD … VERY RARE …. FOLAU UNREPENTANT … “I’m more than happy to do what He wants me to do”. Folau was guarded about what he would do in response to Rugby Australia’s threat to terminate his multi-million dollar contract, insisting he had not thought about a legal case for religious discrimination if it happened. “It’s obviously a decision that’s in the process right now but I believe in a God that’s in control of all things,” Folau said. “Whatever His will is, whether that’s to continue playing or not, I’m more than happy to… Read more »

King of Hearts
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King of Hearts

COMMUNIST DAN ANDREWS has a MINISTER FOR WOMEN named Gabrielle Williams. This woman has her say in THE AGE. Next to a picture of a very angry Mark Latham, under the title “Why our sexual harassment ad is right, and Mark Latham is wrong” she says : “In the same week that we launched a new TV ad encouraging commuters to call out sexual harassment, Mark Latham demonstrated exactly why it’s needed. Discussing the new “Respect Victoria: Call It Out” advertisement in which a man leers at a woman on a train – eyes running down and up her, persisting… Read more »

Flysa
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Flysa

Said Cricket Australia we feel,
The sanding ban now we’ll repeal,
Warner and Smith we’ll recall,
With instructions to doctor the ball,
On a bench with an emery wheel.

David of Sydney
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David of Sydney

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Billy B
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Billy B

Aussie Bird 1 – USA -1 A Florida man who authorities believe was breeding cassowaries has been killed by one of the birds. The large, flightless birds are native to Australia and the island of New Guinea, but are sought after by collectors of exotic birds in the United States. Regarded as the world’s most dangerous bird, they stand up to 1.8 metres tall, can weigh up to 60 kilograms, and they have a 10-centimetre, dagger-like claw on each foot. The Alachua County Fire Rescue Department told the Gainesville Sun a cassowary likely injured the man using its long claws.… Read more »

Ballbreaker
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Ballbreaker

Pauline Hanson has urged people not to underestimate One Nation and ‘the voter power out there’ after her party dropped 2 points in the latest Newspoll. ‘We’ll wait for the true poll on the day.’

https://twitter.com/i/status/1117409809093906432

Most likely shifted to Fraser Anning’s party.

Winston
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Winston

Telegraph UK

Shamima Begum was cruel enforcer in ISIL’s morality police – say Syrian witnesses

Winston
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Winston

You Tube
April 8 2019 – Press for truth
‘So I got a letter from the RCMP about the Quebec Mosque shooting (29 Jan 2017).
You won’t believe what they have to say !!’

A must for PPers especially after the recent NZ mosque mystery.

soothsayer
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soothsayer

Laughing here. I have noticed a couple of posters here with Hurt Feelings (Larry wrote an article about them sometime back), crying because they are not well liked (like they would like to be) crying about negative votes – no mention of what Billy B, Inkee and Tiger are copping. As always, it’s the same old same old that are generous with the larfs – keep them coming posters.

King of Hearts
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King of Hearts

BRENDAN, I hesitate to mention this because you are such a busy person, but a person or persons is/are manipulating the rating system. A number of PPers have noticed there can be an abnormally high number of minuses shortly after an article is posted. When I simply mentioned there was a new article (a neutral, helpful comment), before long there were 5 minuses. Not being an IT person, I do not know how this problem could be addressed. I don’t mean to put any pressure on you Brendan, I just though I should mention this so you know about it… Read more »

ejada
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ejada

News Poll out and no change. Labor 52% and Liberal 48%. Voters are obviously not listening to fact and just voting on “tribal” lines. Labor have promised to tax more, push power and personal transport costs up, close more coal mines, increase power reliance on unreliable renewables and a host of other job killing policies. Incomprehensible.

Indignant Elder
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Indignant Elder

Time to call it a night, if giving me a few negative points is the best dolly can come up with then I’d say, well done to Harry and the team.

tomo
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tomo

The objects of Fraser Anning’s Conservative National party are as follows: i) the vision of Sir Henry Parkes of Australia as an English speaking, predominantly European Christian Commonwealth, as originally described in 1901 when Australia as a nation was founded; ii) social cohesion by an immigration program that gives preference to those best able to integrate and assimilate; iii) traditional family values, including recognising marriage as only the union of a man and a woman and the sanctity of human life at all ages, including both the unborn and the elderly; iv) government through the democratic consent of the governed;… Read more »

ThePhantom Returns
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ThePhantom Returns

Curiouser and curiouser. I make a fairly innocuous comment about rule changes in the game of golf. It attracts a few plus votes but in the last hour has been consistently ticking into the negative. Minus 7 the last time I looked. This has then required a minimum of 9 negative votes. But who out there in PP would just vote negative to be anal. Billy B for sure, Tigerpiss yup, Stinky well thats a given. But that is 3 votes who are the other 6 and why did the minus score keep counting down at regular 5 to 10… Read more »

ejada
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ejada

Victorian government (Dan Andrews) is using $1million of tax payers money to fight against the federal liberal government re-election using TV advertising claiming health funding decrease when it has actually been increased. The auditor general must step in. This is an abuse of power.

Indignant Elder
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Indignant Elder

Has Gravatar been dumped?
Managed to log in via google but as soon as I click on ‘my profile’ the page goes baack to google.
WTF?

Rimmer
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Rimmer

Dutch Education creates millions of INDOCTRINATED students!
This is Holland today- coming soon to a school in NZ and Australia . https://youtu.be/dmhjZ2BphNE
Our kids see the sycophantic actions of Ardern and Di Natale and listen the Fake News and have this “diversity” crap rammed down their throats by our education system every day. Do we really want this for our children?

Flysa
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Flysa

Said Israel if I only knew,
To play Rugby there’s things you must do,
Like root one another,
Including your brother,
And not be allergic to poo.

RossleighB
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RossleighB

This is insane.
http://bernardgaynor.com.au/2019/04/08/pilots-must-consider-feminist-theory-before-dropping-bombs/
‘For example, if the military target is a bridge in a community that is being used as a main route by the enemy to transport weapons, this same bridge may also provide the only route for the local population to gather supplies such as water and firewood. Although destroying this target may provide a military advantage against the enemy, the second order effect may mean that, due to the gendered social roles, women need to travel further afield, on unfamiliar and less secure, well-known or well-lit routes to gather water and firewood.’

Indignant Elder
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Indignant Elder

The Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) were out on the streets of French cities yesterday (Saturday 13th). This is Week 22 of the continuing demonstrations. The demonstrations also occurred in Nantes, Montpellier, Toulouse and other cities I didn’t catch the names of. Quick summary of what happened at:

https://youtu.be/2-hM0_nLU9w

The MSM, especially the ABC, as usual, didn’t report on the on going…

BlackRoo
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BlackRoo

Oh dear, Di Nutless crying over the Assange saga.
If his sysyems were hacked he’d never let us live it down.
ALL hackers need to be shot for accessing Western Govt communications.

King of Hearts
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King of Hearts

JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO : “The chickens have come home to roost, and the Left approaches meltdown”, says American heroine Judge Jeanine Pirro (within the last 24 hours) …. https://youtu.be/zmznH_FgnsQ

MaxBilney
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MaxBilney

Take a good look at the above voting forms. How do you expect an 18 yr old Africoon or a Muslim letter box to understand them? Yeah, go to Thomastown and watch the Muslim women vote. Their imams stand over them and make sure they copy the Labor Party how to vote and if they make a mistake the husbands give them a belt. And how do you know the letterboxes are the right person, as I hear male voices under the burqas?

Billy B
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Billy B

It is with sadness I announce the demise of solar energy…………………………… ………. Ha ha tricked you……………………………………………………………………………… ‘Blown away’: rooftop solar PV installations surge by almost half Australian rooftops added a record of almost 500 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic capacity in the March quarter, as Victoria’s incentive scheme stoked a 90 per cent increase in that state’s installations. Data gathered by Green Energy Markets show the sector added about 45 per cent more capacity of solar PV – in systems of 100 kilowatts or smaller in size – compared with the January-March period a year earlier. “It’s usually a little… Read more »

RossleighB
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RossleighB

African woman says Europe is not white and there is no democracy in Europe without ethnic minorities. 7 min, go to 2 min mark.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4T0lOT-Rafg

paisley
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paisley

Here is some information for Billy boy, and his Get Up mates. All I say to them is to check your facts before mouthing off about the science being settled. CO2 has really nothing to do with the temperature of the world as stated below. When pollsters realized the public and elected officials weren’t buying global warming as a concept or policy, in a brilliant political move, they came up with the phrase “climate change.” This helped sell the theory of man-made global warming. Weather is politicized and computer models are only predictions that have been used as pawns in… Read more »

Indignant Elder
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Indignant Elder

German Parents Fined for Not Sending Son on Mosque Trip.
The parents of a young boy have received a fine from a German court after they prevented their child from going to school to avoid a trip to a local mosque.

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/04/13/german-parents-fined-for-not-sending-son-on-mosque-trip/

King of Hearts
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King of Hearts

HANNITY, a few days ago : “Day of reckoning is coming for the deep state”……… https://youtu.be/cTo7FiI3FuI

MaxBilney
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MaxBilney

Yeah, I agree Angus. Now would be the time for a right wing benevolent dictator to take charge of Australia, then we could start the culling of the lefty ferals and greens. Kangaroo Island and Melville Island would be suitable for their internment, with abo guards. All pooftas and trannies would also be sent there, along with windmills and solar panels. Muslims would also be moved there and in the true multicultural spirit can supply Sharia Law. Sounds fair to me.

David of Sydney
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David of Sydney

ANDREW WEBSTER, GAY NRL SPORTS REPORTER, FOR SMH AND ABC, HAS BEEN TARGETING AND PURSUING FOLAU FOR YEARS.

HE HAS BEEEN SPYING ON HIS RELIGIOUS PRACTICES IN CHURCH AND AT HOME. IT IS LIKELY HE PROVOKED FOLAU ABOUT HIS VIEW ON GAYS ONLINE.

HIS ACTIVITIES AS A JOURNALIST HAVE BEEN SO BAD THAT EVEN SOME AT THE ARU HAVE CALLED HIM OUT..

THERE IS MORE TO COME ON THE FOLAU STORY.

ThePhantom Returns
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ThePhantom Returns

Been in the cave way too long. When did the rules of the royal and ancient game change to let u putt on the green with the stick in?

Indignant Elder
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Indignant Elder

Oh Dear, how sad, never mind.

Hollywood celebrities once again melted over a rule instituted Friday mandating that transgender recruits in the U.S. military enlist and serve in their birth sex.

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/04/13/hollywood-melts-down-after-military-transgender-policy-begins-truly-fcking-cruel/

BlackRoo
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BlackRoo

There is no such thing as an “ISIS Bride”.
In fact these are just as evil where their men could could equally be termed as “ISIS Husbands”.

Indignant Elder
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Indignant Elder

She sure has a funny way of showing her ‘love’.

Ilhan Omar: No One Can ‘Threaten’ My ‘Unwavering Love’ for America.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/13/ilhan-omar-no-one-can-threaten-my-unwavering-love-for-america/

Tigerbalm
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Tigerbalm

‘Voting is compulsory in Australia, so if you’re on the electoral roll, come election day you HAVE to cast a vote.’ That’s not true, you just need to have a line ruled through your name on the electoral roll. I posted this before and my post disappeared. Freedom of speech, holding journalists accountable and a larrikan attitude was the basis of this blog, wasn’t it?