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So election day in australia....
« on: August 21, 2010, 01:39:07 pm »
So for once, I actually voted properly, and I was one of those annoying people handing out how to vote cards for the sex party...
Though I'm still really politically apathetic, as this video will explain to you how I feel about politics in general...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV-inAzEleE
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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2010, 01:41:32 pm »
I was really hoping for a video in which you were singing. But that was great anyway. :lulz:

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2010, 03:30:03 pm »
It's bad enough Australia has Parliamentary votes every three years without forcing people through an additional election on top of that.

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2010, 05:43:13 pm »
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Fuck yes!

The parliament is as hung as I am.
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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2010, 06:34:08 am »
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Wow don't think anyone saw this coming
- So the New World Order does not actually exist?
- Oh it exists, and how!
Ask the slaves whose labour built the White House;
Ask the slaves of today tied down to sweatshops and brothels to escape hunger;
Ask most women, second class citizens, in a pervasive rape culture;
Ask the non-human creatures who inhabit the planet:
whales, bears, frogs, tuna, bees, slaughtered farm animals;
Ask the natives of the Americas and Australia on whose land
you live today, on whose graves your factories, farms and neighbourhoods stand;
ask any of them this, ask them if the New World Order is true;
they'll tell you plainly: the New World Order… is you!

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2010, 06:52:40 am »
Ah, you guys will get to have the same kind of fun as the UK then.  Looks like the Liberals are going to scrape back in with their "Indepdent" friends in Parliament, unless I'm reading this wrong.

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2010, 07:17:57 am »
Maybe, though it seems a couple of the independents are slightly pissed off with the Nationals atm.
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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2010, 07:29:35 am »
I'm going with a Labor victory still

Labour on 73,

Libs 72

A party wins on 76. I think Labour are most likely to hit that because...

One Green. Probably going with Labour.

One Ex Green Independent. Iraq War whistle blower. Left leaning. Probably Labour.

Three Ex Nats (Nationals are the Country version of the Liberals, and part of the Liberal-National Coalition.) Is it possible that ONE of them would go with Labor? As National Broadband is Labor's issue, and the National party's most epic missed opportunity, yes, it's definitely possible, and I suspect it's likely.

So based on the above, (which could change in a sneeze) I say Labour.

Few other cool (and uncool bits)

Greens win Melbourne for house of reps (FUCK YEAH!). Greens double overall representatives going from 5 in senate to 9 in senate and 1 in HoR. One Green per State.
First Aboriginal member of House of reps.
First Muslim.
Youngest Representative (20).
Family First lose their mad senate representative Steve Feilding... (woooo! He will actually be missed as he always had something entertaining to say. Like that he carried two sharpened pencils with him so he could fend off terrorists if attacked.)
...only to be replaced with a member of the equally weird democratic labour party (free market and family (conservative) values. Boo!)
Wilson 'Iron Bar' Tuckey, irritating prejudiced twat, replaced by another guy from the same coalition (so no change in result, but change in stress levels)
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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2010, 07:34:03 am »
Question: Does who wins actually matter, or is it a British/American election repeat?
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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2010, 07:40:32 am »
Really, no it doesn't matter who wins.

Ideally, I want labour to win, because the alternative is a religious bigot while the other is *just* a censorship happy illuminati agent.

Either way were fucked, we just get to choose *how* we get fucked.
- So the New World Order does not actually exist?
- Oh it exists, and how!
Ask the slaves whose labour built the White House;
Ask the slaves of today tied down to sweatshops and brothels to escape hunger;
Ask most women, second class citizens, in a pervasive rape culture;
Ask the non-human creatures who inhabit the planet:
whales, bears, frogs, tuna, bees, slaughtered farm animals;
Ask the natives of the Americas and Australia on whose land
you live today, on whose graves your factories, farms and neighbourhoods stand;
ask any of them this, ask them if the New World Order is true;
they'll tell you plainly: the New World Order… is you!

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2010, 07:41:58 am »
Question: Does who wins actually matter, or is it a British/American election repeat?
Not really, though it does decide if we get decent broadband or not (or censorship).


Family First lose their mad senate representative Steve Feilding... (woooo! He will actually be missed as he always had something entertaining to say. Like that he carried two sharpened pencils with him so he could fend off terrorists if attacked.)


It looks like they may get a seat in SA, though.
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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2010, 08:07:45 am »
I'm looking at the ABC senate page and FF still looks pretty far back. http://www.abc.net.au/elections/federal/2010/guide/ssa-results.htm

Also while it doesn't overly matter who wins, the alliances between independents could get us some goodies through negotiation. I have big hopes for a real climate policy.

The sad thing is I think if Rudd had gone for a Double Dissolution, Labour would have popped out looking pretty smug.
If sheep entrails could in any way be related to the weather, i.e. sheep trails only originate where it rains, then you could use it as an accurate model for discerning what the weathers going to be like. Either, sheep shit makes it rain, or raining makes sheep shit. Sheep don't shit "randomly" sheep shit after they eat, it doesn't rain "randomly" it rains after water collects in the atmosphere.

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2010, 10:01:38 am »
Wilson 'Iron Bar' Tuckey, irritating prejudiced twat, replaced by another guy from the same coalition (so no change in result, but change in stress levels)

Apparently though the new guy won't be towing the party line.

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Mr Crook campaigned as an "independent voice" for regional WA and he vowed he would not sit in the Coalition party room.

He said during the campaign: "I will be a WA National, voting independently in the House of Representatives, assessing each policy and piece of legislation on its merits for regional WA."

The 50-year-old said he still stood by his position and made it clear the coalition cannot rely on his vote in trying to form government.

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-election/feral-crook-bludgeons-ironbar-20100822-13akd.html

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2010, 10:52:06 am »
Priceless~!! :lulz:
- So the New World Order does not actually exist?
- Oh it exists, and how!
Ask the slaves whose labour built the White House;
Ask the slaves of today tied down to sweatshops and brothels to escape hunger;
Ask most women, second class citizens, in a pervasive rape culture;
Ask the non-human creatures who inhabit the planet:
whales, bears, frogs, tuna, bees, slaughtered farm animals;
Ask the natives of the Americas and Australia on whose land
you live today, on whose graves your factories, farms and neighbourhoods stand;
ask any of them this, ask them if the New World Order is true;
they'll tell you plainly: the New World Order… is you!

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Re: So election day in australia....
« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2010, 03:28:49 am »
It looks like the most accurate description of Australian politics has come from... Taiwan...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ_s6V1Kv6A
- So the New World Order does not actually exist?
- Oh it exists, and how!
Ask the slaves whose labour built the White House;
Ask the slaves of today tied down to sweatshops and brothels to escape hunger;
Ask most women, second class citizens, in a pervasive rape culture;
Ask the non-human creatures who inhabit the planet:
whales, bears, frogs, tuna, bees, slaughtered farm animals;
Ask the natives of the Americas and Australia on whose land
you live today, on whose graves your factories, farms and neighbourhoods stand;
ask any of them this, ask them if the New World Order is true;
they'll tell you plainly: the New World Order… is you!