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Daily review 02/12/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, December 2nd, 2020 - 13 comments
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This provides Standardistas the opportunity to review events of the day.

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13 comments on “Daily review 02/12/2020 ”

  1. Sacha 1

    What firm, ethical leadership sounds like (5min):

    • Anne 1.1

      It gives one hope for America!

      If only all state officials had the courage of this gentleman. And not just in America but elsewhere too – including NZ.

      I salute all he stands for.

      • Sacha 1.1.1

        I aspire to having leaders like that.

        • ianmac 1.1.1.1

          What a great man. Why don't the naysayers get it? Suppose those doing the threatening behaviour are the sort to demand bigger sentences for criminals – except for the shouters and threateners.

  2. Patricia Bremner 2

    For the next 3 pays we are going to buy a package to support the Sallie's Christmas.

    There are 3 options for giving a Christmas package to someone struggling to put food on their table.

    If everyone who can afford to, does the same, many families will benefit.

    There is another scheme to give a goat to a poor community, rather than buy more junk for that person who has it all.

  3. Anne 3

    Fascinating opinion piece from the New York Times:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/30/opinion/trump-conspiracy-germany-1918.html?smid=tw-share

    A comparison with what happened in Germany after WW1 (which led to WW2) and what is happening in America today.

  4. Graeme 4

    Intriguing thing on RNZ today,

    https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/world/431932/us-prosecutors-investigating-potential-scheme-to-pay-bribe-for-trump-pardon

    The US Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court documents unsealed in federal court.

    US District Judge Beryl Howell released a heavily redacted order that described what she called a "bribery-for-pardon" investigation.

    About half of the 18-page document was blacked out, with the publicly available version providing few details of the alleged scheme, and naming none of the people potentially involved.

    Wonder WTF was going on there…

    • Phillip ure 4.1

      who will pardon trump..?

      (his plan was to win a second term..and resign before the end of that ..with pence becoming president..and pardoning him..

      but this plan has now all turned to custard..)

      will he avoid jail time..?

      will Deutsche Bank call in all the money trump owes them..?

      will Putin decide his usefulness is past…and release the tapes he has from when trump visited mscow..?

      these must be exciting times for the orange turd..

      • Stuart Munro 4.1.1

        I'm kind of curious as to what Putin will poison him with if he decides his employee screwed up. Will it be ricin, polonium, novichok or something new and exciting.

        • Brigid 4.1.1.1

          Don't know about that. Success rate hasn't been great to date. Having to send victims to Germany for recovery etc.

  5. SPC 5

    A United Nations commission voted on Wednesday to remove cannabis for medicinal purposes from a category of the world’s most dangerous drugs, a highly anticipated and long-delayed decision that could clear the way for an expansion of marijuana research and medical use.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/02/world/europe/cannabis-united-nations-drug-policy.html

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