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Archive for July, 2018

The Benefit Arrives

Written By: - Date published: 7:32 pm, July 31st, 2018 - 38 comments

Simon ‘Soimon’ Bridges calls his deputy by her critic’s favourite nickname. Cui bono, as the Romans used to say. Who benefits?

Daily Review 31/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:32 pm, July 31st, 2018 - 38 comments

Daily review is also your post. This provides Standardistas the opportunity to review events of the day. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Don’t forget to be kind to each other …

Reason #73 why charter schools are wrong: they teach creationism

Written By: - Date published: 11:46 am, July 31st, 2018 - 78 comments

Newsroom has reported on claims that Villa Education Trust, which opened up National’s conference singing Hallelujah, has taught creationism in science classes as a preferred theory of evolution.

Free Mike Treen

Written By: - Date published: 8:15 am, July 31st, 2018 - 72 comments

Unite Union’s Mike Treen has been arrested in International waters by Israeli forces for being part of a flotilla that wanted to deliver medical supplies to Gaza.

Open Mike 31/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, July 31st, 2018 - 119 comments

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UK Labour’s Big(otry) Issue

Written By: - Date published: 9:45 pm, July 30th, 2018 - 36 comments

Ahead in the polls and with the Tory Government on the Brexit rack, the UK Labour Party should be prepping for victory at the next election. Instead, the party and leader Jeremy Corbyn are under attack for perceived bigotry. Do Labour have a case to answer?

Daily Review 30/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:54 pm, July 30th, 2018 - 24 comments

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Just a quick thought…

Written By: - Date published: 11:12 am, July 30th, 2018 - 109 comments

Yeah, okay, it’s a couple of thoughts on the Canadian jokers and what is and isn’t happening in response to their stuff.

There’s nothing vague about National’s education policy announcement *

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, July 30th, 2018 - 30 comments

* according to Simon Bridges.

Open Mike 30/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, July 30th, 2018 - 186 comments

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Caption contest

Written By: - Date published: 11:59 am, July 29th, 2018 - 76 comments

Keep it seemly …

Bridges and his cheerleaders

Written By: - Date published: 9:46 am, July 29th, 2018 - 112 comments

National is pulling out all stops to suggest that Simon Bridges is not so bad as a leader.

Open Mike 29/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, July 29th, 2018 - 76 comments

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Open Mike 28/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, July 28th, 2018 - 110 comments

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Daily Review 27/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, July 27th, 2018 - 23 comments

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Nurses.

Written By: - Date published: 12:31 pm, July 27th, 2018 - 76 comments

There’s a sickness affecting our health system.

National is jamming cannabis law reform

Written By: - Date published: 10:47 am, July 27th, 2018 - 82 comments

So National be getting pretty liberal with the Marijuana stuff.

Open Mike 27/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, July 27th, 2018 - 135 comments

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And We’ll be Reich Back …

Written By: - Date published: 7:23 pm, July 26th, 2018 - 81 comments

The Southern/Molyneux hatefest is back on.

Daily Review 26/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, July 26th, 2018 - 18 comments

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A bit of a hit

Written By: - Date published: 1:24 pm, July 26th, 2018 - 12 comments

Not everything can be attributed to climate change. But we’re in for a bit of a hit.

Redeveloping Public Housing

Written By: - Date published: 8:07 am, July 26th, 2018 - 116 comments

The Government is getting ready to battle the most rapacious economic force in this country, real estate capitalism, for the good of people.

Open Mike 26/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, July 26th, 2018 - 89 comments

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Daily Review 25/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, July 25th, 2018 - 17 comments

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Hate Speech Coalition Cans Canadian’s Crusade

Written By: - Date published: 2:02 pm, July 25th, 2018 - 102 comments

BREAKING NEWS:

Alt Reich hate speech tour CANCELLED

Sanctions for beneficiary bashers

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, July 25th, 2018 - 76 comments

Simon Bridges, who is clearly struggling for relevance, has decided to try and improve his political position by bashing beneficiaries.

Open Mike 25/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, July 25th, 2018 - 114 comments

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Трамп; проследить за деньгами!

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 pm, July 24th, 2018 - 93 comments

Is Donald Trump’s grovelling to Vladimir Putin in Helsinki proof that he is some how fatally compromised or even a long term Russian intelligence asset? There seems to be growing suspicion that it’s Moscow gold not golden showers that’s at the heart of the American President’s Putin problem.

Daily Review 24/07/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:34 pm, July 24th, 2018 - 10 comments

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A right, Left problem

Written By: - Date published: 1:17 pm, July 24th, 2018 - 78 comments

A post suggesting that the traditional descriptive lens of “left and right” isn’t up to capturing current political realities.

Brexiting the EU

Written By: - Date published: 7:57 am, July 24th, 2018 - 75 comments

In the United Kingdom Theresa May is facing a confidence threatening Brexit crisis, the organisers of the Vote Leave campaign are facing prosecution, and an opinion poll suggests that a significant proportion of the electorate are willing to shift right to achieve a hard Brexit.

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