Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 16th, 2017

Gosh, the word “shallow” comes to mind… twitter.com/drzax/status/8…

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VernonDavis The 2016 Word of the Year: Dumpster Fire • @bgzimmer on a phrase ablaze on.wsj.com/2izT9hh pic.twitter.com/sS4uKVQNA8

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matthewglidden Reading up on Great Depression tax policies and here’s where my eyes bugged out pic.twitter.com/yi9zYAogZJ

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GuardianAus Samsung boss faces arrest as South Korea corruption scandal grows trib.al/3anyt85

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ElPrezAU @MarkDiStef “Adelaide strip club assault” is a pretty specific misdemeanour. >_>

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MarkDiStef Heroes. pic.twitter.com/KKX1aqfb8J

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@JustJimWillDo I believe they have good fibre because it’s on the way to certain things on the coast up that way. Apparently.

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“5.2 terabytes of data per second [is] about 15 percent of the internet’s current data rate.” twitter.com/CSIROnews/stat…

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CSIROnews 36 identical dish antennas collecting 5.2 terabytes of data per second - our ASKAP telescope is up and running! ^ES..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fh

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dobes I refuse to believe the One Nation Senator underwent hernia surgery, I want to see the empirical evidence.

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“Worried About Cyberwar? Worry About Squirrels Instead” yahoo.com/tech/worried-c…

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I’m halfway through this @WarOnTheRocks podcast and, yeah, it’s essential listening. Nice work, chaps. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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reubenacciano When I was a cold-war kid, Sadako & the Thousand Paper Cranes and films like Threads scarred me for life. Not dying from rad poisoning, nfw

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jkriss “Find a gray haired person. The gray haired people have seen the world not end a lot. Even though it should have.” - Gary McGraw

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workmanalice “A STATEMENT REGARDING THE GOVERNMENT’S CENTRELINK BACKFLIP THAT LOOKS LIKE A BELLYFLOP” pic.twitter.com/YbKoyaAQgo

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@Steve_Lockstep @rwang0 I’ll think about this when I’m in SFO next month. I’ll sniff the air.

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From @WarOnTheRocks: “Australia and President Trump: Four Risks and Twelve Opportunities” warontherocks.com/2016/12/austra… pic.twitter.com/9JPkVZGTk9

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FJKeany DFAT - “As in the past, foreign delegations will not be invited to Washington” for Trump’s delegation, as per @StateDept advice

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“Is Asia’s Golden Age Already Ending?” A @WarOnTheRocks podcast. warontherocks.com/2017/01/is-asi…

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1917: The Zimmerman telegram. 2017: Russia’s DNC hacks. An interesting comparison. military.com/daily-news/201…

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They’re going to tar’n’feather him and hurl him off that bridge thing, aren’t they. @Steve_Lockstep @rwang0 twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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@munin @dobes That reminds me. I must re-watch “On the Beach”.

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@munin @dobes Don’t worry, there’s plenty of nukes left.

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It can really hurt when you skid on your brexit. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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Speaking of which, @purserj @dobes, “So, You Want to Take Out a Drone Swarm” warisboring.com/so-you-want-to…

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@dobes @purserj Especially when a platform’s combat systems can only track N targets simultaneously.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Much like Belgium in that regard, but with better beer.

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@dobes Maybe USAF has supreme confidence in its EW/ECM capabilities. That’s a far more SEKRIT realm than systems’ physical performance.

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@dobes I believe I’ve told you stories about the… differing attitudes to logistics, yes.

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@dobes Exactly. USAF hasn’t been up against a credible air force for years. I wonder what their gaming against Russian opponents looks like.

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Also, @dobes, “US Air Force Running Out of Bombs to Fight ISIS” (6 Dec) military.com/daily-news/201…

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@dobes Indeed. Smaller numbers of more expensive kit, and existing conflicts all over. US military is big, but spread very thin.

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The new continuous NATO troop rotation in Poland is the biggest US military deployment in Europe since the Cold War..warisboring.com/interactive-mi…b2

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CalBD 🤔 pic.twitter.com/HSm3aFj1le

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“Telstra hires former AusCERT general manager Thomas King to lead managed security business” crn.com.au/news/telstra-h…

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dobes “Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he hasn’t received an invitation to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration this weekend.”

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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KJBar According to the warrant, he allegedly replied: “I love this new world, I no longer have to be politically correct.” twitter.com/amyspitalnick/…

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robbie_buck A particular kind of hell. twitter.com/9NewsLA/status…

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intelwire So, no peeing twitter.com/jaketapper/sta…

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Ah, it’s the week when ABC employees discover whether they’ve still got jobs or not. twitter.com/taliaualiitia/…

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MarkDiStef Department of Human Services issue statement about claim 20% of debt notices are wrong… are they splitting hairs hetwitter.com/i/web/status/8…HUGl

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The bland headline on this story fails to convey the many joys within. twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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SBSNews Culleton has win in Federal Court
bit.ly/2iBsRey

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dobes Trump is not even trying to hide his secret messages to the Kremlin now. pic.twitter.com/4GF6Jk1ew4

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joshgnosis He’s not bankrupt, he’s just having a self-imposed moratorium on having debts twitter.com/joshbutler/sta…

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I am Kim Beazley’s love child.

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“Nulka: the future of Australia’s defence industry”, writes Kim Beazley aspistrategist.org.au/nulka-future-a… Or me in Sep 2015 zdnet.com/article/could-…

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@JustJimWillDo Indeed. The last one had a few fun trips on it.

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Confirmed:
12 Feb SYD-SFO
19 Feb SFO-LAX-SYD
25 Feb SYD-SIN-SGN
06 Mar SGN-SIN-SYD

Not yet confirmed:
13 Mar SYD-CBR
18 Mar CBR-SYD

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Now I just have to sort out the visas.

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It’s a lovely Monday when, despite the fatigue and nausea, a new passport and a bunch of international flight details arrive.

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@KarlskiB Hah! I hadn’t noticed that. But I’m fairly sure @ASPI_org doesn’t make up things like that.

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“New ReachTel poll shows Turnbull popularity slammed over Centrelink, entitlements saga”, surprising nobody. news.com.au/national/polit…

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alistaircoleman Now there’s a typo pic.twitter.com/lC3ElrSJi8

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KeithOlbermann And don’t forget NBC put on that crap “Apprentice” show, with the weak host with the bad hair, that sank from 7th t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yh

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hdevreij British intelligence asks for guarantees that its spies in Russia will remain anonymous under the Trump administrat..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…9d

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In which ex-ASC MD Hans J Ohff expresses concerns about the DCNS Barracuda Shortfin Block 1A project fpr the RAN. aspistrategist.org.au/australias-fut…

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@dobes Raccoons are the bin chickens of mammals.

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“If anyone tried to shutter it [Trump would] prob step in and classify Twitter as essential to national security, install Ivanka to run it.”

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“And yet Twitter might prove harder to get rid of than raccoons at a campsite.”

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“Twitter falls into that category of something we once thought was good for us but turned out to be toxic, like cigarettes or asbestos.”

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ColMorrisDavis Child in 2019: “So, daddy, where were you the day the final president took office and then surrendered to Russia?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…V7

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timgostony Obama should resign a day early to make Biden the 45th President just to ruin all of Trump’s merchandise

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GreenJ well there’s that sorted then. twitter.com/PDChina/status…

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Wow there’s rather a lot going on in this tweet. twitter.com/James_Jeffrey/…

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jrhennessy and in other news pic.twitter.com/2jWnPdR9zu

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GrogsGamut Just in case any of you were wondering if the LNP were about to shift to a new message for the 1st time since 2010 twitter.com/GregHuntMP/sta…

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MarkDiStef Pauline Hanson not going to Trump’s inauguration news.com.au/finance/work/l…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think it comes under the category of Annoying Side Effects.

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scottwrynn The award for trolliest TV Guide listing ever goes to Scotland’s Sunday Herald….brilliant!!! Unfortunately now Tr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Uw

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ConanOBrien If an asteroid hit the earth right now, I think a lot of us would just shrug.

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NewtonMark Well that’s just great, they’re all going to be nazis and Pedobears now, aren’t they? twitter.com/Gizmodo/status…

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Mon plan, draft: Wait for eyes to start working properly; urgent errand; food; urgent administrivia; re-examine the schedule; cry.

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@Defence_CASG @DeptDefence @Australian_Navy All that said, it is indeed a nice photo of HMAS Leeuwin.

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@Defence_CASG @DeptDefence @Australian_Navy Um, that’s sailing eastwards, not westwards. And do we still say “she” not “it”?

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I’m a bit over the slow-start-with-nausea regime that seems to have settle in, but I’m talking about myself and not the Turnbull government.

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TweetsOfFDR I don’t care if I AM going to be inaugurated in a week, I want the name of every vaudeville comic who made fun of my legs and I want it NOW!

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Monday. Beware of the pelicans. Monday.

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