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  • Still have any Gods? If so, who or what?
  1. That's the name a certain Cardinal George Pell gave it, anyway, 'Special issues.' Bastard! Casey
  2. A slight amendment of a well known line from Giovanni Boccaccio: "They gave the name of 'procuration' to their unconcealed simony and that of 'sustentation' to their gluttony, as though God were, like men, to be deceived by the very names of things ... and they gave the name of 'special issues' to their shameless paedophilia! Casey
  3. Pell Returns to Australia

    A personal reflection. I believe one reason the abusers got away with it as long as they did was that they had set themselves up to be, and were regarded in the same way as, the ancient Roman "Lares et Penates." These were Roman household gods kept in alcoves and niches about the house, and may be the origin of our colloquialism, "Little Tin Gods." It was believed by many ancient Roman families both under the Republic and later the Empire, that the good fortune and prosperity of their household depended on the goodwill of these beings, thus it was considered very bad form to insult or denigrate them in any way. Similarly the Catholics believed the same of their priests and members of religious orders. Misfortune could and would indeed come in the way of those who spoke against them, so there was precedent for this belief.
  4. We might have a case of Cardinal Sin on our hands. George Pell has returned to face charges of child sexual abuse dating back to 1961, and of having protected several abusive priests during the '70s and 80's. Story here: Wonder why they're not going to pay his legal bills? Could it be they know something we don't? Casey
  5. Reminds me of something Willy Sutton said when they asked him why he robbed banks. "They keep money in them, don't they?"
  6. Drinking

    On a lighter note, speaking of horses: This one has been known to knock back a steiner or two or several ... Casey
  7. Drinking

    end3, look at my signature line. If that's you, do some thinking. I'll quote it again, "Beer makes a man feel the way he ought to feel without beer!" At first glance it may seem like a flippant remark by the great Australian writer and poet, but it's actually a very profound statement, especially if you should happen to be, as he was, an habitual drunkard. What he meant by it was simply this: If he didn't get enough beer or other alcohol per day to satisfy his craving for it, he would suffer at least "the shakes," at worst delirium tremens or in plain English, "the horrors." You don't have to go that far to see his point, however. If you too feel that way, chances are that you are addicted to alcohol. In fact, if you can substitute any other word for "Beer" in the same quote, then it's likely you are addicted to that thing, Here is a letter ol' Henry wrote to The Bulletin, wherein he gives every excuse in the world for drinking and never once mentions his real reason for it: "Dear Bulletin I'm awfully surprised to find myself sober. And, being sober, I take up my pen to write a few lines, hoping they will find you as I am at present. I want to know a few things. In the first place: Why does a man get drunk? There seems to be no excuse for it. I get drunk because I am in trouble, and I get drunk because I've got out of it. I get drunk because I'm sick, or have corns, or the toothache: and I get drunk because I'm feeling well and grand. I get drunk because I was rejected; and I got awfully drunk the night I was accepted. And, mind you, I don't like to get drunk at all, because I don't enjoy it much, and suffer hell afterwards. I'm always far better and happier when I'm sober, and tea tastes better than beer. But I get drunk. I get drunk when I feel that I want a drink, and I get drunk when I don't. I get drunk because I had a row last night and made a fool of myself and it worries me, and when things are fixed up I get drunk to celebrate it. And, mind you, I've got no craving for a drink. I get drunk because I'm frightened about things, and because I don't care a damn. Because I'm hard up and because I'm flush. And, somehow, I seem to have better luck when I'm drunk. I don't think the mystery of drunkenness will ever be explained - until all things are explained, and that will be never. A friend says that we don't drink to feel happier, but to feel less miserable. But I don't feel miserable when I'm straight. Perhaps I'm not perfectly sober right now, after all. I'll go and get a drink, and write again later. Henry Lawson, Letter to the Bulletin (1903)" Again, if that's you, it might be time to start thinking. As we can see, Lawson knew well enough what his problem was, yet did nothing about it, even though he was imprisoned several times as a result of being drunk. The drink killed him in the end, as it probably did the American author and songwriter Stephen Foster. However, if these things don't apply to you, drink up and enjoy it! Casey
  8. Fuck you people!

    Git in line and I'll consider your application! Casey
  9. Racism is basically legalized theft. For example, you have two races in the one community, black and white. Now in each of these there are law abiding citizens who pay their taxes. Part of the revenue so raised is supposed to be spent back into the community as a whole, without fear or favour. That is how emergency services, a certain amount of health care, education and public assets like libraries and sporting facilities are generally funded. However, where there is discrimination, more is spent on the white community than on the black community. That is theft, and those who practise it or condone it are no better than common thieves. White or black supremacists don't like being told these things, but that is what it is, and that is what they are. Where there exists a more vicious and blatant form of it, such as existed in Nazi Germany then it's easier to see it for what it is, outright armed robbery and extortion. However when, so to speak, it's merely petty pilfering such as in the pre Civil Rights era South, it tends to be ignored. Extremist politicians whatever their colour or race, use it to create an underclass whom they can loot to pay for their corrupt polices and pork barrel schemes. It's easier than raising taxes, and a sight more popular, usually. Casey
  10. Islam today is what Christianity used to be, during The Thirty Years War, even down to the conflict between Shi'a and Sunni. Back then, in Christendom, it was Catholicism vs Protestantism. Casey
  11. Flat Earth

    Of COURSE the damn earth's flat. Well, there's bits of bumps called hills an' there's bigger bumps called mountains and there's V shaped bits called valleys, creeks, and rivers, but it's mostly flat ... Casey
  12. Anyone who would believe Robinson in that video has already lost their mind! Hey Pat, how is it you had to ask your old man to keep you from stopping a Korean bullet? Jebus not powerful enough? Casey
  13. Back in 1986, Robertson announced his bid for the US Presidency. Therewith he claimed to have seen action as a US Marine officer during the Korean War. As it turned out, he had indeed been an officer with the Marines, he had even been in Korea, but NOT as a line officer. By dint of appealing to his father, the US Senator for Virginia, he had himself assigned to a non combatant role, that of Liquor Officer, that is, someone who kept his fellow officers supplied with booze. Well all right, no one would blame him for looking out for himself; many another would have done it too, if they could have. However there are a variety of names applied to those who, after a war, literally walk on the backs of dead men to get some post or other. "Lying bastard!" would be one of the least offensive ... From : "I saw truck-loads of frozen dead line-company Marines. I saw a line company which began with 238 fall to seven, led by a 20-year-old corporal. It was 30 below zero, in a howling wind off the Gobi Desert. This company from the Seventh Marines turned back the charge of a now-battered Chinese battalion. The charge began with the notes of "mess call" by the enemy bugler and ended in silence. There is a person who calls himself a combat Marine. He is not. His name is Pat Robertson. I saw him often in the division headquarters where he was clean-shaven and clothed and showered. He was in charge of making sure that the officers' booze ration was handed out and re-supplied. He was a lieutenant. He was in my battalion. The line company marines I saw smelled badly, looked poorly. For months at a time they were cold, eating C-rations. Trying to stay warm and dry was a constant battle. These line-company men were the combat Marines of the First Marine Division. Neither Pat Robertson nor I could carry their gear. He is trying to get elected by standing on those frozen bodies I saw, by putting himself in the company of those seven Marines who repulsed the enemy. Imagine a person who aspires to be President being so loose with the truth, so lacking in grace and so dishonorable. He says God talks to him. I'd like to hear what God says to him about this." LEO T. CRONIN Former Corporal U.S.M.C. I would suggest good ol' Pat already knows what his God thinks of lying. He must have read it many a time, but that doesn't appear to have discouraged him from the practice. Casey
  14. The bitter sweet red pill

    It is. It's also difficult to believe in any Protestant denomination's version of the myth when they tell you, "But you see, catholics aren't True Christians!" Funny that; we were always told we were the first christians.
  15. Yep. He got hammered on Friday, was still hammered Saturday and arose on Sunday. So what else is new? And if that's gonna get me thrown into Hell, bring it on!