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Big strong muscly choices

Posted April 17, 2014 into Blunty by John Birmingham

Wasn't sure if this metaphor would hold up for 500 words. But it did. Cos I got metaphor muscles.

Wasn't sure I could even get 500 words out of the state gubbermint's stupid Strong Choices website. Until I realised just how stupid it was.

At Blunty.

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pi would have you know...

Posted April 17, 2014

awesome pic

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Paul_Nicholas_Boylan asserts...

Posted April 17, 2014

The pic is great, but - once again - I ran to the Instrument just to realize I had no idea what is going on.

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Therbs has opinions thus...

Posted April 17, 2014

Neither do I Paul, neither do I. I think its a Queensland thing.

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pi mumbles...

Posted April 17, 2014

think 'florida'

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w from brisbane puts forth...

Posted April 17, 2014

To explain, it's a fairly standard scenario. Our right wing state government has manufactured a bogus financial crisis. Needless to say, they reckon the 'rational' solution to the fake crisis would be the transfer of wealth from the people to the plutocracy. In this case, an asset sell-off.

Yes, the financial situation is so critical they are embarking on a massive multi-million dollar marketing blitz the like of which the battered local citizenry has not previously seen. Using every conventional and black art technique of PR trickery, this is proceeding under the wartime banner of Strong Choices.

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Paul_Nicholas_Boylan puts forth...

Posted April 17, 2014

Thanks for the 'splanation, W.

It comforts me not at all that you lot are letting this happen in much the same way and for the same reasons we let it happen here.

pi swirls their brandy and claims...

Posted April 17, 2014

We learn from the masters.

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JG asserts...

Posted April 17, 2014

Very clever. I love your ingenious writing style/s, JB. Once again, you make me laugh.

So the banana Prem and poincy Prem are together in bed, threshing out the black hole debt on roids, mouths foaming in anticipation at further cuts. Whip that cash good, fellas. Can't wait for the bedding down of the diehard state and federal budgets.

Oh yeah.

Joanna

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Dino not to be confused with asserts...

Posted April 17, 2014

CSIRO told me part of my problem is Mercury, in the physical life support system.

Am formulating treatment.

And

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Halwes asserts...

Posted April 17, 2014

I'm not sure that I would screw around with these people. I have bad, fairly recent memories of the politicisation of the police force which seems to be at plague proportions at this time right across our country. All it takes now is for some idiot to yell " law and order" and a shitload of crap seems to descend from the heavens and fall directly on the heads of the underdogs. You remember how it was. The proof will be when the premiers' moneygrubbing mates, and there are plenty of them, form a private consortium and legally steal public assets. Who needs to keep on winning elections when your mates are rich and grateful but by then we'll have been well and truly scalped.

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Dino not to be confused with reckons...

Posted April 17, 2014

I unserstand you have a wife and kids now JB.

"Free Speech" was a wank from your youth.

Dino not to be confused with would have you know...

Posted April 17, 2014

You better keep me fkn Alive

John Birmingham mumbles...

Posted April 17, 2014

Part of free speech is not drowning out other voices Dino. And that's what you're doing, which is why I've been culling your comments.

Dino not to be confused with asserts...

Posted April 17, 2014

Fairnuff,

Gave Joanna a 'ahrd time'. No one one else.

I will drown out no one any more.

Dino not to be confused with swirls their brandy and claims...

Posted April 17, 2014

And PAuls Adviice to DIVerSify?

Too Late.

My suggestion is you stay right where you are.

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Dino not to be confused with mumbles...

Posted April 17, 2014

well the coppers and the Law are gonna come to my place.

First Draught- On the front wall-

Steve next door is a Fuckwit

Warwick next door to him is a liar who spends time with 'childcare' on a Tuesday.

Fellatio not Horatio my anus.

Ben acroos the road uses dogs to pleasure the bitch from Israel who says she's from Brazil.

Any Questions?

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Jarrod reckons...

Posted April 18, 2014

JB, I had a go last night after a few beers and solved the State's budget pretty easily. What I did was make the big mines pay some tax then fucked over all the pensioners by getting rid of all thier benefits. After all those baby boomers are fucking over us Gen Xs by destroying the pension system and making us xers work till we are 90 so I didn't feel any sypathy whatsoever.

I did like the statements that higher mining taxes might make mining companies move. What a load of bullshit, what are they going to do move the coal!!!

With the money I saved I bought some land for conversation and spent some money on education and training.

It is a ridiculous push polling stunt, but expect to see more in the future as we have polls described as consultation and democracy.

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