Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 13th, 2019

adamjohnsonNYC love to criticize the UAE and get totally real, organic feedback pic.twitter.com/7cdHEvKblg

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pixelatedboat NASA is cancelled pic.twitter.com/DMCSIUkFkJ

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If anyone calls you an influencer you should slap them. If you call yourself an influencer you should fill your poc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ER

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@jamescmcpherson @getkrackinshow @SnarkyPlatypus I will also say that there is indeed some fisting, which should please @SnarkyPlatypus.

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@jamescmcpherson @getkrackinshow No spoilers. All I’ll say is that this segment is very @SnarkyPlatypus content.

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OK so @getkrackinshow series 2 episode 2 has just begun and my brain hurts.

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@oberonsghost @jonoabroad I don’t know that there’s ever been a bank at Wentworth Falls. It’s a very small village,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xk

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My YouTube viewing was just interrupted by this 2-minute TVC for United Australia Party. youtube.com/watch?v=aQB9uP… “C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4w

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Netflix seems very keen for me to listen to both Marie Kondo and Ted Bundy. I’m pretty sure no good would come from this.

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@ckarmstrong Oh yeah, and that’s one of things I love about the old footage posted by NFSA and others. Well worth exploring.

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GreenJ I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked … twitter.com/ellinghausen/s…

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stilgherrian Is the beast really stirring though, Australia? Let me check my pants…

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@DrRhysPockett @trentyarwood @david_still Mate. That sounds truly terrible. It can’t be good for your ‘elf.

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@28481k @johnb78 @david_still Sounds… delightful? I like me a good plate of scrambled eggs, though.

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This time last year I saved a wedding from a conflagration caused by their own carelessness. twitter.com/dobes/status/1…

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@vlietman @dobes Ah. That explains several things. Not the KKK comparison though.

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“Suburban shopping in Australia, c.1964” (silent, 9min) youtube.com/watch?v=8kVQBx…

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@johnb78 @david_still I do like this sort of observational piece. I haven’t written one in ages.

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@feenicks @DryzaB @qoifoog @markhumphries @PointlessAU That’s true. I got a nice block of chocolate for knowing a p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bF

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I often take a fairly unromantic view of journalism. Newsrooms are a factory, building enough news widgets to fill..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3f

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Things are only ever really newsworthy if they’re more newsworthy than the other potentially newsworthy things that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…by

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That’s another form of triage, I guess. “Is there anything that needs to be read and understood right now? No. I’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kt

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OK, after a quick skim I think they’re mostly familiar material, though the AIIA and StartupAUS ones are perhaps wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nz

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Oh great. 17 new submissions posted for the PJCIS review into Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GW

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@david_still Hah! OK, fair point. I couldn’t do that either.

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@david_still Indeed. That’s partly why I said my piece. I sometimes preface such things with “The staff aren’t allo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k5

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I gently* explained to him that if he’s shouting about it he’s not bleeding out.

* I may have called him a “selfish cunt”.

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He’s like that arsehat I saw in RPA’s A&E that time. He’d cut his hand with a kitchen knife, and wrapped it in a te..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NO

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Just look at this prat. Triage is by medical need, not citizenship. health.nsw.gov.au/Hospitals/Goin… If people are “waiting..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QS

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CptHollingworth It’s almost like the government is making up policy as it goes… twitter.com/dr_nic/status/…

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johnb78 Siri, what sort of film are Look Who’s Talking and Look Who’s Talking Too? pic.twitter.com/PUYTv8i1PP

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shaunmicallef I don’t care what anyone says. I still say Jordan Peterson is basically Don Knotts. pic.twitter.com/dimQSuRMW9

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 [Nods] CBA retains a lot of traditional roles like this.

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TheShovel Scott Morrison has written to people smugglers, begging them not to attempt to cross Australia’s borders which are NOW OPEN!!!

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hhesterm So a DIT traffic light-coded progress report got leaked. Finally businesses have a chance to know what to prepare f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z6

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purserj Umm, THE FECKING OIL COMPANY IS ASKING FOR A CARBON PRICE twitter.com/australian/sta…

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sophblack Imagine you’re Kelly O’Dwyer (c’mon, indulge me.) You’re out, you’re not contesting the next election. Why would y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D0

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus I’ve never used them, but when that upgrade happened I spoke with tech and security execs..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gQ

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@BennettArron Many people do, but you have to remember that Ted Cruz is actually the Zodiac Killer…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ph

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JohnJohnsonson .@ScottMorrisonMP Whatever the haters say, reopening Christmas Island is the best use of taxpayer money since you s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BT

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@PointlessAU @markhumphries I am very disappointed in the panel re “Archer”.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I suppose you could also stop rubbing up against it.

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BrianLynch Was he bitten by a radioactive thumb twitter.com/cnn/status/109…

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Opening line of tonight’s @PointlessAU: “Hello Australia, I’m @markhumphries. I’m married, but make me an offer.” I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1m

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus CBA was the first major to upgrade their core systems at a cost of — from memory — around $2B or $3B.

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus CBA was the first major to upgrade their core systems at a cost of — from memory — round $2B or $3B.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well it’s certainly a challenge, but all the banks just did their upgrades for real-time payments,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wx

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glengyron I work in the Chatswood Post Office and we’ve closed down to rebrand as a people smuggling operation. Should have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aK

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@R_Chirgwin To be fair, I’m not huffing THAT much paint.

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davpope Morrison reopens the Christmas Island detention centre canberratimes.com.au/politics/feder…
<cartoon gallery..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2c

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Is the beast really stirring though, Australia? Let me check my pants…

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s hard to maintain focus on products when you’re busy avoiding a jail sentence. Also, how handy is cardless cash.

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BetootaAdvocate Opportunistic Refugee Inspired By Medivac Bill To Get Lost At Sea, Spend 5 Years In Nauru, Develop Excruciating Ill..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Of

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quaedvliegs The advice that would’ve been given yesterday:

“Strong comments tomorrow please, PM. The way to Australia is still..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6k

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Watching: “Most Anticipated New City Building Games 2019” youtube.com/watch?v=WySofF…

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TheRoot Exclusive: Thousands of black votes in Georgia disappeared and no one can explain it.
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And the replies to that tweet! A claque of the clueless.

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Would more tiers have helped, then? twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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I also see that this may or may not be coming up soon today. pic.twitter.com/32NlB8Wjux

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It’s always amusing to see how much of the Senate’s business is voting down weird-arsed proposals from the cross be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O1

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dobes Sad to report that the Senate did not vote to pepper spray the snowflake of the Red (and nude) Chamber. pic.twitter.com/Ao5HEUIdt7

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Well this certainly looks sub-optimal for the people of Tingha.

(Also, these @NSWRFS graphics really bring it home..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yE

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GrogsGamut Morrison essentially classes the “Canberra bubble” as anything he doesn’t want to have to deal with

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“Committee concerned Australia’s reactive attitude could see it fall behind with autonomous transport” by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e6

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“Human Services has spent AU$375m on ‘robo-debt’” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/human-…

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Meanwhile, in South Australia… twitter.com/CaseyBriggs/st…

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I wish I could make sense of all this. I’m sure @R_Chirgwin has something really toxic in the shed I can start huffing.

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dobes hahahahahahaahahahahaahahaha

Walking bone yard Philip Ruddock described as someone both sides would say is “compas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EI

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dobes *huffs a bag of Sky News*

I’m hearing reports the boat people have merged to become a beast called Sea Peoples, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QB

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This bloke has that in one tweet. I just wanted to say “human centipede” a couple of times. twitter.com/sspencer_63/st…

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In response to many replies, OF COURSE there’ll be another boat soon. The framing has been in place for weeks. I’d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q7

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Despite almost having to call a snap election last night, the government has got the narrative back under control,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8S

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So here we are. Anonymous sources citing what could be classified assessments, or maybe just complete bullshit. We’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qj

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And now it’s a fact. The soundbite, the two authoritative* sources, the need for journalists to feed the narrative..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T8

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Next, Senator Jim Molan, previously a major general and a key architect of the “Stop the Boats” policies, cites tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SQ

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Watch, ladies and gentlemen, the cycle of the human centipede of news. First, an unknown source tells a journalist..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yw

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All this new Bill does is add back in access to encryption comms for federal and state anti-corruption bodies. But..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N2

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@trentyarwood @SnarkyPlatypus @upulie Thanks very much, Trent. I’ll ponder this thread properly this evening, but f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p4

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@rohan_p Yep, was just outside gossiping with @R_Chirgwin while the Senate Gnomes did their thing. :)

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Here we are. “Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019” parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/searc…

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Well, as soon as we can get a copy of the actual legislation.

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@trentyarwood @SnarkyPlatypus Oh we can leave it for another time. It’s a mere curiosity from my end at this stage.

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emilybell just wondering what 9 News was thinking here pic.twitter.com/2UYD67B8H9

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@dobes @rohan_p @dtsmith_sydney A sad moment indeed. Best viewed on: IE 10 or better. pic.twitter.com/Po6Walwvoc

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What a silly question, @jeamland. Remember who put the creatures there. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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Wait, @dobes @rohan_p, the situation seems to be more complicated. @dtsmith_sydney twitter.com/dtsmith_sydney…

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dobes HE AWAKENS!!

All hail the great Elder One, Cthulhu twitter.com/David_Speers/s…

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Of course to play that game, Current Labor would have to throw most of Previous Labor under a bus. But someone will..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ro

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Or if you’re being grubby — not that politics ever gets grubby — “All these medicos and people are still criticallytwitter.com/i/web/status/1…kTnu

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Of course the “60 medical professionals” figure could be used against Morrison so easily. “The conditions are so tr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q5

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GreenJ ’60 medical professionals … twitter.com/nickbootnick/s…wq

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I wish I could disagree with this, but Morrison’s desperation has already been on display for weeks. twitter.com/dobes/status/1…

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@MollyMcIsaac That’s beautiful! All hail Christina of the Chook!

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jeffreygoldbIum Yeah, that’s how it always starts.

But then later there’s running and screaming… twitter.com/TwoPaddocks/st…

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@SnarkyPlatypus As you know, I’m intrigued by the idea of more illnesses, including mental illnesses, having a path..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t3

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@davispg Let’s see if Bromberg J agrees, shall we?

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Just now from @Reuters: “For the first time in our 168-year history we’re opening up our platform so you can explor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rj

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dobes What I love about this article is Gladys contradicts her own legislation.

Festivals for the boys. twitter.com/pleasedontatme…

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“Cash is expected to appear in the witness box on Friday. Her lawyers foreshadowed on Monday that they plan to argu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wu

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Everybody throws everyone else under all the buses!

Instead of “On the Buses” it’s “Under the Buses”. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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Stevie_Easton @stilgherrian PM: losing this vote is no biggy, I’ll just ignore it, I mean not literally, I’ll just be cool about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SL

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@Stevie_Easton Exactly. He’s right on top of this.

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@SnarkyPlatypus There’s a certain boundless confidence about it, though. Like that guy going on about “vagina” the other day.

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glengyron Ramsay Attributes tests the melanin level in your skin doesn’t it? twitter.com/smh/status/109…

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@AuSenate Yes, a Bill that has been hanging around since 2017, because everything is working perfectly in Australia these days.

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The @AuSenate has now spent more than an hour debating the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BQ

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getkrackinshow The Kates introduce you to the who’s whosk of episode twok! To name a mere few of the many, @MerrickWatts! @Briggs!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…53

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leirsinnco @shalailah @glengyron I remember when our prime minister stood at the precipice of one of the darkest days in Austr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Su

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@marcuskelson @JohnBirmingham Don’t try this at home, kids. We’re highly trained professionals.

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latimes BuzzFeed Inc.’s journalists, reeling from a round of layoffs, have decided to unionize, organizers announced Tuesda..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F2

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jason_a_w this reads exactly like the prospectus for one of those mail order dealies where they sent you a bunch of cassettes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Im

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Other documents imply that the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) will have an acco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ld

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On the @AuSenate program today is the introduction of the “Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Misc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q1

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NewtonMark Vast improvement for Australia: We’ll now only keep people in concentration camps until they need emergency medical..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zq

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At least it’s not $444 million. twitter.com/AngusGrigg/sta…

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JacktheInsider Let’s face it, outwitting the Morrison govt is a little bit like beating Helen Keller at ping pong.

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@Kimota Turnbull is a butterfly? Fair enough. @dobes

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Wed plan, proper draft: Work through some podcast production stuff while waiting for the encryption legislation ame..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sZ

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@glengyron Maybe he’s pulling out a couple of plums.

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“Legal aid lawyers more efficient than publicly funded private lawyers.” says NSW @BOCSAR bocsar.nsw.gov.au/Pages/bocsar_n… pic.twitter.com/Tc782HGZa9

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katinacurtis Morrison: “If we’re re-elected (the medevac law) won’t apply to anybody because I will reverse it.”

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joshgnosis From @leighsales on the product that people smugglers have to offer as a result of this legislation. (Only missing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ml

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Not to detract from the appalling misery we’re putting people through, of course. But refugees are not a threat.

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Morrison has clearly got some focus back after some sleep, but his entire message is still we stopped the boats, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v7

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Take credit for successes, blame failures on someone else. Yes, that’s how it always works. twitter.com/msmarto/status…

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joshgnosis Morrison says the government is re-opening Christmas Island detention centres in case the boats start up again.

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@munin @dobes I’m sure this is the case, but AABill is not a valid reason for singling out Jira. But I will get eve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ni

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@ethicalmartini I didn’t get to the bottle shop in time last night, so all I have to drink here is mouthwash. I may..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QL

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@aqualung She is wise in these matters. :)

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“Australian anti-corruption bodies should get encryption-busting powers: PJCIS” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Oh FFS this doesn’t leave time to fetch whisky! twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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@aqualung Folks have been there for some days already, ever since the first “If there’s a boat it’s labor’s fault”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TC

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@rohan_p @dobes So everything that’s happening is part of the global power struggle for lizard supremacy? Will thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x1

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Wed plan, background: In theory the encryption law amendments will appear in Parliament today. I slept very badly l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ma

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doctorow Courthouse shut after sheriff notices bedbugs “falling out of” lawyer’s clothes
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Another lovely Blue Mountains day ahead thanks to @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/8MZBtRsgEu

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Wednesday. Ducks and geese woven into a rug. What about the eggs? Wednesday.

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