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Weekend talk thread June 29

This is it, the very last Pure Poison open thread. I think that we’ve said everything that we wanted to about Pure Poison closing down already, but I’d like to take the opportunity once more to say thank you, Pure Poison was more than just Jeremy and I and we will miss all of your […]

Open thread - June 25 - 29

The last week of Pure Poison is here.

Weekend talk thread June 22 - 24

The weekend is here. For old time’s sake, here’s a video of the Grey Fergie muster at Bendemeer, NSW. [youtube][/youtube]

Weekend talk thread June 15-17

Half way through Pure Poison’s final month, time for a weekend open thread. Take it away.

Weekly open thread, 12-15 June 2012

A short week, so let’s move on from the PM’s ludicrous explanation last night for why she supports the law discriminating against gay people (paraphrasing, “I don’t want to get married so I don’t care if other people are arbitrarily prevented from exercising the choice I enjoy”) to whatever half-baked drivel the commentariat are up […]

Open thread - June 4 - 8

Welcome to another week. This week it’s Nielsen’s turn to tell us that nobody likes either leader of our major parties, will that lead to any meaningful change either in the behaviour of our elected representatives, or those charged with reporting on them? I doubt it. Still, there’s a long weekend coming up so no […]

Weekly Open Thread, 28 May - 1 June 2012

I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a feeling that this will be the week that the national media turn it around. That they show us what a fine Fourth Estate they really can be. That political journalists start focusing on policy, that the newspapers foster a real debate between experts on all sides […]