Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 24th, 2017

@petedavo_au I don’t recall asking for your views.

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@_midofo_ “Seminar facilitation” is what you put on the receipts.

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@corduroy It already allows you to link to things. A tool doesn’t have to try to do everything. Indeed, it’s better if it doesn’t.

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Modest Proposal: People guilty of creating a Twitter thread longer that seven tweets should be burnt at the stake.

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I think I should’ve started watching this series from episode 1. twitter.com/vealmince/stat…

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HolidayComplain “Topless sunbathing on the beach should be banned. The holiday was ruined as my husband spent all day looking at other women.”

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MikeCarlton01 Jesus Christ ? twitter.com/MathiasCormann…

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jeremy_gans Transcript of today’s s44 directions hearing now online: jade.io/article/545264

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paulkidd The word ‘gay’ has meant ‘slutty’ since 1497. twitter.com/wheelswordsmit…

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He’s about to leave the building, so a reminder: @MarkDiStef interviewed by @TomCBallard is a must-listen. tomballard.com.au/114-mark-di-st…

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stilgherrian So has anyone ever seen @caseyjohnellis and … ? pic.twitter.com/IuH19y0LGD

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@incorrect I’m not going to have a sook about it. No “Drunk History” yet, but I put it on the list.

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@incorrect Why so? (I just watched S03E04.)

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dobes *rubs hands and takes a big whiff*

Goddamn I love the smell of democracy.

Let’s do this! twitter.com/smurray38/stat…

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I am now completely up to date with “Rick & Morty”.

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@haruki_zaemon @MatthewBevan At this stage I’ve added it to my “watch the world burn” list.

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WildBilbo @KJBar @RNBreakfast In another sense, it’s a turnip. In that it isn’t either of these things.

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KJBar Deputy Australian statistician on the marriage equality postal survey: “In a sense it is a census.” @RNBreakfast

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MatthewBevan BREAKING*: proof that Hillary Clinton is behind the Trump/Russia scandal published by this website: aec.gov.au/check

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paulkidd The thread that all the law nerds have dreamed of. 👇 twitter.com/jeremy_gans/st…

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@MatthewBevan I’m still trying to think of ways you, well behaved you, could annoy the Ruster.

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Also theoretically, you could huff Jupiter. twitter.com/dfpiii/status/…

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@elpie I agree, that’s a much better lede.

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Your clear message will get there faster if you glue it to a telephone and throw it at the concierge. Love is love. twitter.com/russellcrowe/s…

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_danilo Twitter: we can’t do anything about Nazis bc free speech!

also Twitter: one week ban for saying the F-word to a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…00

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mootpointer Central Station looking dramatic. One of those times it was worth stopping for a photo. @..instagram.com/p/BYK06SLFTER/d5

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Steve_Lockstep I call Band Name of the Day.

Weedy Seadragon Sex caught on film …
- via @abcnews abc.net.au/news/2017-08-2… pic.twitter.com/SFcc2hVP1r

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edwest Seems a bit cruel pic.twitter.com/Zoj1ix3Zoy

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@staticsan Oh. I wouldn’t call that a pun, strictly, nor stealth. That was the entire joke. Clearly I am too subtle.

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@NewtonMark @nicsuzor This is not an image I wish to think about for too long.

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Also, anything that pisses off PETA goes straight to the top of my to-do list.

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@Davelennonabc @Glinner If I point out that seaplanes and flying boats are not the same thing, will you hate me?

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I think this is wonderful, but I grew up on a farm and know that the word for these pigs was “livestock” before it..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uW

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I have a question, and my question is we should give “The Drum” a new name, and that new name is “The Teacup”.

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Glinner Great stuff. Totally normal. twitter.com/Dean_Journalis…

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“… Ms Carnell said, on a national TV program that decided to discuss this issue today because a tabloid newspaper..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…k6

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@nicsuzor @NewtonMark I think @NewtonMark still want law to be clear-cut and logical. Maybe we should just send him a pony instead.

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@NewtonMark I guess they’re lucky it’s in the same place each year.

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I’ve tweeted this a few times already, but it’s so good I can’t resist tweeting it again. twitter.com/pourmecoffee/s…

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I saw some ABS people at . They did not seem to be the happiest possums in the tree.

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And then they’ll hand it all to the ABS, who’ll be just as effi… hahaha no I can’t even say it. twitter.com/naamanzhou/sta…

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@NewtonMark Which is part of why this is all going to be so much fun.

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R_Chirgwin I suppose if we must … twitter.com/Wheres_Minmi/s…

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@NewtonMark The High Court “read down” s44 in the 1990s. I can’t remember the details — someone will soon tell us —twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rfJe

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Routine reminder: @intelwire’s “Without Prejudice: What Sovereign Citizens Believe” is essential reading. cchs.gwu.edu/sites/cchs.gwu… (PDF)

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bengoldacre Slightly unfortunate shortening in the top programme on the radio 4 app right now. pic.twitter.com/JZ3GAjplCX

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@Fentonthedragon @Asher_Wolf If I can put this politely, your confidence in your interpretation of s44 seems to be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VW

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@NewtonMark @SenatorCulleton He still refers to himself as a Senator-in-Exile.

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workmanalice It’s @MarkDiStef’s last day at @BuzzFeedOz so we made him this. pic.twitter.com/fLsaCGnLxu

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UnburntWitch I got a bunch of dental surgery and while waiting for a cab to go home a dude catcalled me so I just let a ton of blood fall out my mouth

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@snaglet @bbox I’ll take your word on the last part, I but I think I do know that tune and it’s a sweet little song.

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Hey @SenMRoberts they’re going to be faking more climate data. Why else take down the radar right when people claim..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vw

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@Peter_Dickerson @MarkDiStef And right on cue, on go the Peril-Sensitive Sunglasses…

“Now go away, or I shall ta..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5M

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I’ve just realised that @Peter_Dickerson is @MarkDiStef’s latest parody account. Beautifully played, Mark. pic.twitter.com/sZyc7vTMGw

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@StuartPenney1 @samanthamaiden Eggs? EGGS? Is there no limit to the depths this man is prepared to plumb?

(1964 wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…R3

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I hope the High Court of Australia has the wisdom to so include. twitter.com/sarahelks/stat…

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So long and thanks for all the fish, Mark. May the gods go with you to the UK. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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Vic’s DHHS “begging for digital transformation”? Don’t worry, your GP will do that when you turn 50. zdnet.com/article/victor…

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Pro Tip: Never let an advertising agency do your PR. Get a proper public relations firm to do it.

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Also, since I never asked to be put on the agency’s mailing list, they clearly need a refresher on the Spam Act 2003.

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The ad agency with the cute game launched tomorrow should know to put the embargo notice at the TOP of the press release, not the bottom.

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May I draw your attention to these two questions and answers from the Attorney-General’s doorstop today. pic.twitter.com/aHtlYGDJ4b

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I believe the correct word is “filly”. twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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“This Politician Is Mad Gay People ‘Took’ The Word ‘Gay’ Because He Loves Poetry” buzzfeed.com/joshtaylor/thi…

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@SixthTone @SnarkyPlatypus I didn’t know of this case, but I mentioned a student fraud suicide at @zdnetaustralia r..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…F6

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“Young Woman’s Death Caused by Phone Scam, Prosecutors Argue” from @SixthTone sixthtone.com/news/1000411/y… Ping @SnarkyPlatypus

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“Organised Crime in Australia 2017” is out today. acic.gov.au/OCA Note that all OC is now a “scourge”, not..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4Z

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@smartbrain Now that a think about it, a Parliament of Soi Dogs could be better than what we have now.

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@smartbrain Maybe we should round up a few soi dogs and give them AU citizenship, just in case.

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@smartbrain I’m not sure, Don, but I believe there’s at least two more to add to the kill list.

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OK, I need to collapse for a while. I thought I would be better than this today, but no. Baxoon.

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@edsai @jpwarren @datachick @ApostrophePong I think my tone has collapsed over the past few years. ‘Pong and his si..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UR

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@jpwarren @edsai @datachick @ApostrophePong Google Translate is OK if you us the Thai alphabet.

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@ApostrophePong @edsai @jpwarren @datachick Looking at your latest blog post about motorcycles on the footpath, BKK..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TJ

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@ApostrophePong @edsai @jpwarren @datachick Hey, you CHOSE to take on your fabulously well-paid contract gig in DC, so suck it up.

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@ApostrophePong @edsai @jpwarren @datachick I KNOW WHAT “YAA BAA” MEANS!

Wait. No I don’t.

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@edsai @jpwarren @datachick @ApostrophePong I knew that “ya” is drugs, but I am so out of practice. In answer to yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WO

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@edsai @jpwarren @datachick @ApostrophePong See, Karen, we’ve passed my linguistic limit already! ;)

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@datachick @jpwarren @ApostrophePong @edsai I have no idea who @edsai is, but his CV makes him look dangerous. Be careful.

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@datachick @jpwarren @ApostrophePong @edsai Hi. That’s lovely, Justin, but ‘Pong is actually whereas I ju..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Up

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Eating racist confectionery.

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srhbutts “finding women on twitter to argue about the wage gap with before hitting on them” is embarrassing enough

wait til..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Il

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Pinboard We’ve spent too much time avoiding understanding the sunk cost fallacy to start now

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Rob_Stott Gonna take other straight people words, like “hammer”, “sport” and “food court” junkee.com/bob-katter-mar…

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I believe this is called the “missionary position”. twitter.com/perthnow/statu…

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foldedfish Looks like the “Kirk vs Picard” debate has finally been settled. pic.twitter.com/QQgWr1JlzS

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OK, so I chose exactly the wrong time to eat brunch. twitter.com/jonathanschmoc…

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Be careful! You don’t actually get to work with the kangaroos, just look at them a bit before they hop away. twitter.com/PrincessFluffy…

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@oberonsghost Well, yes, that’s one way of putting it I suppose.

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@nickschadegg I dunno that there’s a scale here.

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@oberonsghost So, you know those stained-glass windows they have in churches…”

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oberonsghost In the not-to-distant aftertime, all history will be taught via meme. twitter.com/ashaggreyjoy/s…

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dobes This is where the Turnbull administration entered its death spiral twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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“The IoT-based threat of Cyber Chocolatocalypse, and worse” zdnet.com/article/the-io… I hope you like my new word. I know @gattaca will.

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GonzoHacker Thinks about it every time he has to pee pic.twitter.com/xgdIP4Lji1

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JamColley I have about 200 questions about this ‘flash of light’… twitter.com/kellazzaro/sta…

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Yes yes, I know that anyone can go to the High Court. Don’t @ me.

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@glengyron @joshgnosis I demand a Royal Commission into why “gourmet” became “artisanal”.

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@BXGD There are still problems, like benefits even for long-term unemployed or ill are still well below the poverty..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OD

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@BXGD Yes. Norway and the like would be even better, but compared to the US, AU is vastly better.

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@BXGD The concept is based on [my words] normal participation in society, so being able to stay in touch with the w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WD

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@BXGD I can’t speak for the US, of course, but in AU the Henderson Poverty Line is the measure, and it includes such things.

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ChrChristensen When magazines in Germany compare the US President to Hitler. pic.twitter.com/1BOJlHq2CA

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@ruxcon That’s a great line-up already, @ruxcon. ruxcon.org.au/speakers/ I should start organising my Melbourne presence for 21-22 October.

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This @ruxcon presentation looks fascinating, but maybe the acronym is just slightly forced? ruxcon.org.au/speakers/#Hsie… pic.twitter.com/xUvvUSNnML

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GreenJ in which Bolt presumably writes powerfully on the great Australian forgetting of Indigenous war and dispossession. twitter.com/dailytelegraph…

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@munin @dobes @thegrugq Well well well, this should all work perfectly then. There’s no way any of this could ever go wromg.

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“Australia Secures Earlybird Bookings For Next Six US Wars” theshovel.com.au/2017/08/24/aus… The last par is important for Americans too.

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It’s almost as if somebody remember how the “poverty line” is defined. twitter.com/ACOSS/status/9…

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Thu plan, draft: Chicken; wait for the headache and mucus to subside a bit; if that happens, try a little writing; quiet night.

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JoshButler Ok so Bob Katter says a lot of wild stuff but I reckon this is easily top 3 of all time theaustralian.com.au/national-affai… pic.twitter.com/1luAd8v5g3

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@NewtonMark @LapTop006 @thegrugq @dobes So, if your aim is to alter ADS-B settings, your worry is the legality of your tx power? Hello?

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@LapTop006 @thegrugq @dobes @NewtonMark And I seem to recall people doing mountain top to mountain top over 100km or more.

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@munin @dobes @thegrugq Also, imagine the fun* of just swapping the ID of random aircraft on approach to a busy GA airport.

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@munin @dobes @thegrugq True. But the thing about tire fires is that they’re more than just additive.

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@thegrugq @dobes It also occurs to me that “in range” can be in the order of kilometres or more with a halfway dece..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wK

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I reckon @thegrugq and @dobes and many others will also like this, if they haven’t already seen it. twitter.com/LapTop006/stat…

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@abcnews Do we have an agreed-upon hashtag for this dual citizenship thing yet? I feel like we’re slipping here.

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Here’s the @abcnews explainer on today’s High Court action on the s44 dual citizenship mirth. abc.net.au/news/2017-08-2…

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Fanboi issues aside, you really should follow @umairh. OK, he’s an economist, but don’t hold that against him.

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peterdaou Imagine one man making $725 million in a single day while children across the planet lack the basics of existence…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TB

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@umairh [Bows] Love your work, Sir. You make me think about things anew, whether I end up agreeing with you (many t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gf

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@umairh I really just tweeted that so I could say “@umairh and I”, as if his intelligence and wit might somehow tra..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8Y

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@umairh I know @umairh and I are now complicit in @TheEconomist’s promotions, but the replies to that tweet are generally pretty blunt.

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umairh This is a bad tweet twitter.com/theeconomist/s…

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Susan_Hennessey Other intelligence chiefs around the world are thinking this too … and wondering how it might be exploited agains..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dp

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wheelswordsmith i’m really liking this season of black mirror twitter.com/thetimes/statu…

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ebruenig i went to twitter.net instead of twitter.com and it’s immeasurably superior pic.twitter.com/bioLiMpxqU

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TimWattsMP MT, phone home.

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Thursday. Two of them, hanging vertically. Thursday.

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