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Daily Review 01/09/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, September 1st, 2015 - 23 comments
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still protesting this shit

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23 comments on “Daily Review 01/09/2015 ”

  1. Why is it important for me to know what flag John Key prefers?

    • weka 1.1


    • Anne 1.2

      Cos,cos cos… Johnny boy wants to choose the flag he wants cos he knows it’s the only thing he’ll be remembered for so he’s gotta let us know which one we’re to vote for…

      • Jenny Kirk 1.2.1

        Yep – spot on, Anne. That’s what I reckon as well – ShonKey needs a legacy, and the flag is IT !

    • miravox 1.3

      You know which one it is because it is two of the final four, he doesn’t need to tell you.

      Stacking the odds

  2. gsays 2

    i reckon the blog/cyber equivalent of turning your back on someone, is to not speak of it, to not give it life.

    therefore not another mention of ‘the flag’ from me.

  3. weston 3

    on our local station today i heard the news (so called) announcer say and she literaly sounded breathless Today the primeminister has finaly decided which flag he prefers !!i thought christ if you substituted The Great Leader for primeminister we could have been standing in north korea !

  4. Olwyn 4

    Well, with the new flag and the new currency, what’s needed to top things off is a standing army to accompany Key in all his pursuits. Richie McCaw could be their commanding officer. For a suitable price, I am happy to offer my expertise in designing their uniform – I’m thinking sort of Swiss Guard with an All Black twist, and large epaulets.

  5. Ad 5

    Flag + Rugby World Cup = 3% bounce for National by end of September.

    Retains 1% of that into December.

    What say we?

  6. Ad 6

    I’m still trying to figure out what kind of strategy Little is operating at the moment.

    The angles into this government seem to be increasing, while at the same time Key dominates the MSM.

    The Greens also seem to have had the oxygen sucked out of them.

    NZFirst taps away occasionally, but nothing major.

    Are the Opposition just going to sit the Rugby World Cup season out because Key’s essentially unassailable while it’s on?

    • Jenny Kirk 6.1

      What the F— are you on about, Ad? Try reading some of Andrew Little’s speeches and statements – and maybe you’ll get a clue into what kind of strategy he’s into. He sure ain’t into being National-Lite if that’s what you think – have a look at his Environmental. speech to the Environment Defence Society – that ain’t Nat -Lite.
      And I’m not going to put a link to it : get off your B– and look it up yourself. And then look at the Commission for Work stuff . You cannot blame AL for non-reporting by the MSM – you have to go and look for it yourself.

      • Anne 6.1.1

        Fingers, toes and everything else crossed but I am hoping Jeremy Corbyn wins the UK leadership race by a country mile. That’ll set the MSM spinning like a top and if Sanders continues to sweep aside the neo-liberal corporate tide in the US then the spinning will become a hurricane force 5.

        It’ll be hilarious watching the MSM neo-lib poodles ducking and diving for cover. It will also be when the tide starts to turn in our favour because the MSM could no longer continue ignoring Labour, the Greens and to a lesser extent NZ First.

      • Clemgeopin 6.1.2

        We have a crooked government outfit and a nasty MSM. Welcome to NZ!

      • Ad 6.1.3

        I do actually blame him if he can’t get coverage.
        It’s his job.

        Doing a speech to luvvies is pathetic.
        Step up Little.

  7. adam 7

    With a new flag we could all march to this song.

  8. Jenny Kirk 8

    Actually what I really wanted to say here : I’m totally in agreement with the placard on this Post tonight.

    I really cannot believe that I’m still bloddy protesting – in the rain, or whatever – against TPPA, GMOs, asset sales, state housing sales, mining disasters – at age 70, and still organising stuff to try and overturn this neoliberal ratshit that we’ve put up for over 30 years ? ? ? WHEN oh when are we all going to wake-up and say “enough is enuf” we’re sick of being put back to the days of Dickens ? This is what our ancestors escaped from (if you read some books from early colonial days) and here we are – back into the exploitation of those dreary old days of Dickens.

  9. Clemgeopin 10

    Pupils of Ngaio School in Wellington were some of the first members of the public to see the four flag finalists revealed at a media conference at Te Papa on Tuesday.

    But these discerning flag critics already had their own ideas for the flag – having voted for a winning design in the school’s very own flag referendum.



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