Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

Post by Rabbitz »

I am getting in early with this topic today as it is Friday here and there are Machiavellian plots aplenty here in the glorious state of New South Wales.

We are looking at our state government imploding, tearing itself asunder because of...


KOALAS!

The government passed legislation last year that means that large landholders (farms and mines etc) need to do an expanded assessment regarding koala habitat before land clearing. Koalas are an endangered species and were massively impacted by the fires late last year and early this year.

The government is a coalition of a conservative party (The Liberals) and a party which claims to be 'the farmers party' (The Nationals) but really represents mining and forestry industries.

Although the Nationals voted for this bill, they are now saying it must be repealed or they will leave the coalition, triggering a crisis in parliament.

Put bluntly, they want to give big agribusinesses and mining companies the right to exterminate koalas and their habitat.

Why on earth would you a) want that and b) stake your political future on such a move?

You know we're talking about these guys:


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It's like the Florida Governor saying manatees damage propellers so should be exterminated...
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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

Post by Rabbitz »

Oh and I also started the topic to use the phrase "Koala Chaos"... :D :D :D :D

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

Post by SeattleParrotHead »

My first thought was Randy Newman's "Political Science" but then I remembered the line was
"We'll save Australia, don't want to hurt no kangaroos" (not koalas...)
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I know the voices aren't real but sometimes they have really good ideas...
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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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SAVE THE KOALAS!

Don't get them mad at you.
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Post by tailgaitingph »

I'm all about koalas!
They're super cute & I saw too many burned or close to during the last wildfires!!
Save them damnit!

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Good Morning (at 6:20 a.m.). It looks like a few of you are either 1/2 way around the world in a whole different time zone OR you are staying up way past your bedtime....I think you know who I'm talking to :).

Not much on our Friday schedule -- both of us head to work today (Kevin is still 2.5 days/wk -- the County believes by the end of October all offices will be set up for "Covid distancing"). We've got 9 yr old grandson Eli overnight. We'll be playing board games with him. We play sports with Austin, the 6 yr old grandson.
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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Good morning, BN gang. Happy Friday! :D
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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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dnw wrote:
September 11, 2020 6:59 am
Good morning, BN gang. Happy Friday! :D
Morning, or should I say evening!

Just getting ready to roll out the swag and turn in...
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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Good morning BN. Remembering 9/11.
Back to livin' Floridays

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Crazy Navy Flyer wrote:
September 11, 2020 7:54 am
Good morning BN. Remembering 9/11.
Never Forget 🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲
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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Off to work today and tomorrow as well. 2 funerals today and a small wedding to get done for tomorrow... have a great Friday everyone.
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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Good morning. Glad it's Friday. Remembering this day. Always.

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Mornin BN'ers....



9/11........hats off. This is what you kneel for.
Trying to Reason, With Hurricane Season......

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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MICHIPHIN wrote:
September 11, 2020 8:21 am
Mornin BN'ers....



9/11........hats off. This is what you kneel for.
Amen
Back to livin' Floridays

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Now we have to have two National Anthems??? What the He!! ??
Trying to Reason, With Hurricane Season......

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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MICHIPHIN wrote:
September 11, 2020 9:31 am
Now we have to have two National Anthems??? What the He!! ??
Yes. We are now singing God Save The Queen . Britain is coming back for us.

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Morning BNers

No matter matter how many years it will be, 9/11 will always be a special day. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

And please save the koalas. When we go to San Diego zoo, I could stand and watch the koalas forever. The few times we have been there, they are so precious. And the babies....🤗🤗🤗🐨

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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Yep. The Port Authority Police Officer I knew will not be forgotten along with the thousands.

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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What is next?
Trying to Reason, With Hurricane Season......

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Re: Koala Chaos FRIDAY @ the MSC

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MICHIPHIN wrote:
September 11, 2020 10:41 am
What is next?
Well my back pain is back. Same area where I had surgery.

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