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Daily post 15/04/2015

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, April 15th, 2015 - 29 comments
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Tolerance immigrant racismThis is an experimental post to see how a second open mike type post would work.

Daily review is also your post.

This provides Standarnistas 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.

 

29 comments on “Daily post 15/04/2015 ”

  1. Hateatea 1

    From the ‘you have to be kidding’ news stories collection

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/67777956/former-mp-mike-sabin-lands-new-job-at-luxury-resort

    Maybe his old boss gave him a glowing reference 😛

    • tc 1.1

      yup those nat donors sure know how to look after the cast offs.

    • felix 1.2

      How’s he going to do that job when he gets his ankle bracelet?

      • Macro 1.2.1

        My thought entirely!

        This is a nonsense appointment!

        Not that I would ever grace that resort but I certainly would never be seen near it.

    • the pigman 1.3

      Apparently Carrington’s changed hands in the last 12 months to a large outfit in Shanghai with links to the national party. Probably just repaying a favour.

      But what a score! Who would have thought they’d find such a prominent New Zealander to play Basil Fawlty around the place?

    • Hayden 1.4

      I’ve heard of “country club prisons” but this is ridiculous.

  2. freedom 2

    Video has been posted of last night’s Table Talk on the Campbell Live situation

    http://thedailyblog.co.nz/2015/04/15/table-talk-the-ramifications-of-threats-to-campbell-live/

    a very dynamic and worthwhile discussion

  3. Good on Dr Jackie Blue, advocating for feminism and calling out a reprehensible “entertainer”.
    http://www.hrc.co.nz/news/open-letter-feminism-paul-henry/

  4. ScottGN 4

    Whatever your opinion on retail politics and the inevitable, bruising compromises that need to be made this is really great reading
    http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/apr/15/the-making-of-ed-miliband

  5. felix 5

    Weirdness from the Slater child: http://donotlink.com/http://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2015/04/i-want-that-left-wing-bastard-gone/

    The conspiracy is apparently that John Key masterminded the demise of Campbell Live and ordered the hit to take him out. If only John Key really was that evil.

    I do not understand what the fuss is about in a clearly fabricated story from a low-rent union bully-boy.

    Cactus Kate used to send me numerous emails with those precise words (with more invective) from 2008 to around late 2013.

    Only she was talking in those emails about John Key.

    I wonder why these emails didn’t end up in the Dirty Politics book.

    Irrespective of that these fools give John Key too much credit.

    Not everyone will know that I had a secret meeting late last year with Mediaworks to talk about the future of media in NZ.

    They came to learn. It appears those at the meeting picked up the major points.

    It is pleasing to see that things are working out as planned.

    One by one I will make people who executed Dirty Politics against me realise that there are consequences for their decisions.

    • Anne 5.1

      So, is he implying that it was him who told “Mediaworks” I want that left wing bastard gone not John Key? My God, the delusions are really taking hold of him.

      That final sentence could be interpreted as a threat.

    • Murray Rawshark 5.2

      Wow. He needs to see a trick cyclist badly.

    • tracey 5.3

      “Not everyone will know that I had a secret meeting late last year with Mediaworks to talk about the future of media in NZ.”

      ROFLMAO

      1. why did it have to be a secret? There is a difference between no one cares what you do and who you meet and “secret meeting”.

      2. Media works must have wanted to know how not to run something and asked him all about the Truth… perhaps Slater thought they meant a small “t”?

      3. Remember the investigation into SFO CEO, slater and Collins? How the investigation found that Slater is unreliable and exaggerates and puffs thing up?

      4. IF he is successfully executing a vendetta against the people who DPed him, what a a complete lack of personal pride and self respect to be fucking up things for NZers to achieve it.

      • felix 5.3.1

        re:- The Truth. I kinda wish he hadn’t run it into the ground, as “Truth Editor” was such a perfect job title for him.

  6. Kiwiri - Raided of the Last Shark 6

    Privately sold for more than $7m:
    217 hectares of Slipper Island
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11433226

  7. Clemgeopin 7

    Intriguing tweet from Kim Dot Com today:

    “I can’t tell you why (not yet) but today I have received the greatest news. I’m so happy right now. I just want to hug the entire world :-)”

    I hope it is really good news. If so, I am happy for him.

    • veutoviper 7.1

      It is intriguing. I wondered whether it had to do with the recent Canadian court actions in respect of the information held on the 32 Megaupload servers in Canada – but somehow doubt that.

      CBC report – http://t.co/2udGMTNqLl

      TorrentFreak – http://t.co/OIVPUacKC2

      Perhaps HongKong have decided to release his assets there?

      Guess we will just have to wait to find out.

  8. the pigman 8

    So is it to be called “Daily post” (as it is in the title) or”Daily review” (as it is in the body)? Perhaps daily roundup?

    Pointless feedback, but I think “daily post” is a bit of a naff name because, well, Open mike is also a daily post, so it serves no discernible alternative purpose.

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