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Daily Review 31/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 31st, 2018 - 33 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 …

Our rail revival

Written By: - Date published: 1:41 pm, October 31st, 2018 - 96 comments

Yesterday the government announced that it was reversing the previous government’s decision to kill off the electric trains.  The decision is one of many recently made that suggests that the future of rail is bright.

What is up with National?

Written By: - Date published: 7:53 am, October 31st, 2018 - 46 comments

National appears to be rattled and introverted right now.  Is the continuing saga involving Jami-Lee Ross the cause?

Open Mike 31/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:04 am, October 31st, 2018 - 160 comments

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National’s very bad day in the house

Written By: - Date published: 9:33 pm, October 30th, 2018 - 86 comments

National had a spectacularly bad day today in Parliament.

Daily Review 30/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 30th, 2018 - 33 comments

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Brazil, Brexit, Trump…with more to come.

Written By: - Date published: 5:17 pm, October 30th, 2018 - 97 comments

When orders collapse, it doesn’t have to be a bad thing. We’re making it a bad thing.

National’s Judith problem

Written By: - Date published: 4:54 pm, October 30th, 2018 - 50 comments

Judith Collins has landed herself in trouble for publicising details of a young couple who just bought a Kiwibuild home.

National badly wants Kiwibuild to crash

Written By: - Date published: 8:34 am, October 30th, 2018 - 339 comments

National is complaining that Labour is not solving the National imposed housing crisis quickly enough.

Open Mike 30/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:04 am, October 30th, 2018 - 104 comments

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Daily Review 29/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 29th, 2018 - 29 comments

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Brazil turns right

Written By: - Date published: 1:39 pm, October 29th, 2018 - 90 comments

Brazil has elected as its next President a 63-year-old former paratrooper who built his campaign around pledges to crush corruption, crime and a supposed communist threat.

Media Thriving on its Own Shit.

Written By: - Date published: 1:25 pm, October 29th, 2018 - 24 comments

When purveyors of propaganda come to believe their own spin and start entertaining really quite idiotic conspiracy theories and abandoning any pretense of being in possession of rational thought, then we’ve got a problem.

Open Mike 29/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 29th, 2018 - 152 comments

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Democracy and peace in the USA

Written By: - Date published: 10:54 am, October 28th, 2018 - 115 comments

In the land of the free and the brave there is news of voting machines changing votes from Democrat to Republican candidates, mass stripping of voting rights and closing of voting booths in Democrat areas, and right wing extreme violence caused by escalating rhetoric from the POTUS.

An Ineffectual Opposition Is Bad News

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 28th, 2018 - 42 comments

An ineffectual Opposition creates a vacuum that will be filled by the Mainstream and Social Media as they will assume the role of unelected and non-representative opposition in effectuo.

Open Mike 28/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 28th, 2018 - 111 comments

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Eye of the storm

Written By: - Date published: 10:31 am, October 27th, 2018 - 106 comments

Simon Bridges thinks that he is past trouble caused by the Jami-Lee Ross incident.  But the way things are developing he may be in the middle of things.

Open Mike 27/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 27th, 2018 - 111 comments

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Daily Review 26/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 26th, 2018 - 59 comments

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Green Growth

Written By: - Date published: 11:20 am, October 26th, 2018 - 86 comments

Shade it any colour you like…

Open Mike 26/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 26th, 2018 - 187 comments

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Lime Sour

Written By: - Date published: 7:17 pm, October 25th, 2018 - 56 comments

Lime scooters are this year’s finger spinner. The problem is that unlike last year’s must have toy, e-scooters are a public menace.

Daily Review 25/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 25th, 2018 - 32 comments

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Ross saga quiescent, but donations scandal needs addressing

Written By: - Date published: 4:26 pm, October 25th, 2018 - 21 comments

The Jami-Lee Ross scandal may have quietened down but issues raised by his explosive tape recording of Simon Bridges still need addressing. Does the $100k Zhang Yikun donation suggest we are going down the US track and, if so, what needs to be done about that

Power and Knowledge.

Written By: - Date published: 12:36 pm, October 25th, 2018 - 54 comments

We say that knowledge is power…

Duped?

Written By: - Date published: 10:41 am, October 25th, 2018 - 136 comments

Were you just taken for a ride?

Nothing to worry about

Written By: - Date published: 7:36 am, October 25th, 2018 - 48 comments

National thinks that it has weathered the storm caused by the Jami-Lee Ross revelations and it has nothing to worry about even though the Police have gone to the Electoral Commission.  And Simon Bridges has been in touch with Cameron Slater.  What could go wrong?

Open Mike 25/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 25th, 2018 - 127 comments

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Daily Review 24/10/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 24th, 2018 - 117 comments

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Bridges loses connection with reality

Written By: - Date published: 5:29 pm, October 24th, 2018 - 70 comments

Simon says that the economy and government are failing, not him and National.  Last week made him stronger.  And improved everyone’s mental health.

Also black is white and the earth is flat.

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