Pollie had a thought…about the various political survey polls that are regularly taken amongst the Australian population, and wondered who were all the people that participated in the polls? Where do they live? Where do they work? What type of questions are they asked?

‘How were these Straw Polls conducted?’ Pollie pondered. Was it face to face, or over the phone? Was it held in public places or in households? Also, were the interviewers independent or were they connected to another organisation that had a pre-set political view or agenda?

When Pollie considered the process even further, other questions sprang to mind…How many people were included in the survey? How was the sampling conducted? How representative was the sample? What were the ages of the individuals?

The questions just kept streaming through Pollie’s head…Perhaps the same people were contacted each time which might create a predictable outcome; and that replication would save time and money. And if there was only a small variable percentage in the figures, would anyone bother to look any closer at the results. Then again it might be quicker to just transpose the figures from the previous poll.

However, Pollie always held the understanding that in any investigations, research, or surveys into a particular subject matter, there must be a guide – a rule-of-thumb and statistics; or a specific process that would support the findings.

Although most of the recent political survey polls provided some kind of results, Pollie couldn’t locate any specific details alongside those results that would explain the system that had been used to attain those figures. Which might leave many to wonder if they could really trust the polls outcome?

After considering this quandary,Pollie has decided to wait until after the official voting is finished before losing any more sleep about the methodology used in political survey polls. Then we will see if a house made from straw polls still stands.

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Hillary has just heard her friend Muller has a piece in his report referring to Bill and Monica having phone sex, of which her other friend Putin has a recording which he plays at cocktail parties.
She thought the whole affair was dead and buried, and it was lucky for Bill he was not home when she found out. It was reported some furniture has been damaged.

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JOKE OF THE WEEK.

Terror-Linked Pakistan, Iran to Form Joint Force to Combat Terrorism

The president of Iran and the prime minister of Pakistan agreed on Monday to form a joint force to eliminate terrorists along their mutual border, state-owned media from both countries report.

The United States has designated Iran a state sponsor of terrorism and labeled a branch of its military, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a foreign terrorist organization. Washington has repeatedly accused Pakistan of harboring jihadis.

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2019/04/22/terror-linked-pakistan-iran-to-form-joint-force-to-combat-terrorism/

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“Stratolaunch First Flight takeoff” Stratolaunch Published on 14 Apr 2019 “On April 13, 2019, Stratolaunch successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater than the length of an American football field, the Stratolaunch aircraft took flight at 0658 PDT from the Mojave Air & Space Port. Achieving a maximum speed of 189 miles per hour, the plane flew for 2.5 hours over the Mojave Desert at altitudes up to 17,000 feet. As part of the initial flight, the pilots evaluated aircraft performance and handling qualities before landing successfully.” For… Read more »

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“Scott Bennett: What Assange Will Tell Congress…” Julian Assange will be presenting material to the US Congress which will do the following: 1. Confirm that Russia did not provide the cables and emails and other computer materials obtained from the Democrat National Committee computer servers, but instead confirm that Congressional staffer Seth Rich was the source, and was killed for it. Julian Assange will confirm that Seth Rich had become disenchanted with the Democrats because of the hypocrisy and betrayal of Bernie Sanders and favoring of Hillary Clinton as the Democrat nominee. Seth Rich then provided this material after downloading… Read more »

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I think these “polls” are a made up propaganda item. I have never been canvassed for one and have been on the electoral roll for 66 years. Further I have never encountered anybody else who has ever been polled either and I often ask people if they have been know somebody who has. Never once have I ever had an affirmative reply.

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For the benefit of anyone who can listen to common sense, this lecture was recorded in 2016, after the US election and before Trump was inaugurated: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7pQdqPzozc

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Donald’s latest lie –
“Nobody disobeys my orders”
Ha….even his most ardent supporters don’t believe that one. ?

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Has the grand mufti of Australia publicly condemned the massacre of Christians by muslims in Sri Lanka? If he hasn’t, has anybody asked him for a comment? Have any other grand muftis and imams around the world condemned the massacre?

Australia’s grand mufti has been in Australia for decades but refuses to speak English showing his utter contempt for us infidels, and frankly he has a point. Our leaders are contemptible cowards. They refuse to accept the evidence from all around the world that islam is incompatible with the West. I suppose they’re terrified of being called ‘racists’, by their gayBC.

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Once again we have been sadly reminded about Islam and the result of it’s Teachings…The “Qur’an”…The most read, “Terror Manual” on the Planet if it’s readers are to believed, judging by their violent and offensive actions…….One must wonder why our own Governments Fund and Support it with our tax dollars, and offer it Tax Free Status…..What Kind of Government Employee would infect their own Nation with this?….It does appear a Treacherous Act against what our Soldiers died to Protect us from…..What did our children do to deserve being forced to walk among Terrorists and Terrorists in waiting?…..This is what Your… Read more »

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New post up.

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Tony Burke. Not jumping to any conlusions about Sri Lanka:comment image

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Senator Fraser Anning

I am WARNING that if we continue to import Muslims into our country we will have more terrorist attacks, as has been proven time and time again.

Take my advice if you want to ensure the safety of your children and a future for our nation’s people.

Ignore it, and face death.

https://twitter.com/fraser_anning/status/1120328384515432448

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Today’s Kudelka.

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Islam should be proscribed/banned. The Catholic Church’s Vatican should be invaded and the mass pedophiles hanged by the balls. Our rainbow church ministers should be sent to Gaza, and Buddhists should be elevated as the religion of peace. I love dressing in orange and love repeating sweet mantras. You even get the pick of the groupie chicks that fly all those little coloured flags.

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Do not confuse the Aryan-Caucasian women of northern India and Pakistan with the little black tarts of southern India and Bangladesh. Like comparing blonde northern Italians with the fat little dagoes of the south. And as I have proven, under many a burqa is a raven headed beauty, like my friend, Naim’s 2 wives, whom I am allowed to look at in the flesh.

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Hey Phantom, did you read and see the NASA maps that the msm will not publish? The Earth has greened over 30% in the last 3 decades as plants love higher levels of carbon dioxide, which is used in photosynthesis and growth. This means bigger and better crops and more luxuriant growth.

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Anthony Watts On Climate, Bad Temperature Stations, And Joining The Heartland Institute Anthony Watts / 5 days ago April 18, 2019 Anthony Watts joins the podcast for the first time as a Senior Fellow for Environment and Climate at The Heartland Institute. Watts, the publisher of the most-read climate website in the world – WattsUpWithThat.com – talks about his scientific journey from radio and TV meteorologist in California to one of the most prominent skeptics in the world of human-caused climate change. Anthony’s fame came with his research into the enormous flaws in the way global temperature is determined at… Read more »

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TERRORIST LEADER Behind Sri Lanka Easter Bombings that Killed 290 Is Islamic Extremist Imam Named Moulvi Zahran Hashim (Video)

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/04/terrorist-leader-behind-sri-lanka-easter-bombings-that-killed-207-is-islamic-extremist-imam-named-moulvi-zahran-hashim-video/

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ABC News Breakfast co-host Virgina Trioli has conducted an extraordinary interview with Scott Morrison, accusing the Prime Minister of being “casual” about transparency and accountability on the issue of water buybacks that has embroiled the government. Ms Trioli questioned Mr Morrison about the 2017 decision to buy $80m worth of water back from a company that was registered in the Cayman Islands and which once counted Energy Minister Angus Taylor as a director. Mr Taylor has repeatedly said he has no financial interests in the company, Eastern Australia Agriculture. Mr Morrison told Ms Trioli that Barnaby Joyce, who was the… Read more »

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Bill Shorten still can’t say nearly two weeks into the federal election campaign if his future government would review the environmental approvals for Adani’s Carmichael mine, leaving Labor exposed in key Queensland coal mining seats. Campaigning in the Nationals-held electorate of Flynn, the Opposition Leader declared he would not sign the CFMEU’s pledge calling for support of the coal mining industry and, in reference to the proposed Adani mine, for “coal mining developments that meet regulatory requirements”. That puts Mr Shorten at odds with Labor’s candidate for Flynn, Zac Beers, who has signed the pledge. Standing next to Mr Shorten,… Read more »

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Last one today: Several advertisements on TV feature a white man who has been lucky to have coupled up with a beautiful Indian woman who are Aryan-Caucasians, despite what that scum Dusty thinks. These beautiful, lightly tanned women are the most attractive on this planet and make the foul mouthed, cock carousel travelling sluts of our reality shows look like common street whores, which most of our women have become; in Gillard’s image. Open your eyes and look at our fat and obese sluts that line the shopping malls. Look at their tattoos, piercings and fat, spewing out tits. Myself,… Read more »

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Regarding some comments on the media recently . Currently 85% of the msm is totally untrustworthy . They are either dumb or devious or both .

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Will Rogers died in a 1935 plane crash in Alaska. He was one of the greatest political/country/cowboy sages ever known. For example : “Never Squat With Your Spurs On!” and 1. Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco. 2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day. 3. There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works. 4. Never miss a good chance to shut up. 5. Always drink upstream from the herd. 6. Never let yesterday eat up too much of today 7. If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. 8. The quickest way… Read more »

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