Daily Review 03/11/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, November 3rd, 2015 - 16 comments
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Marama Davidson

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16 comments on “Daily Review 03/11/2015”

  1. mickysavage 1

    We live in strange times when a Labour MP attacks the site and occasional commentator Matthew Hooton praises it. He said nice things about Ad’s rugby post on Monday …

    http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201777000/politics-with-matthew-hooton-and-stephen-mills

  2. RedLogix 2

    Well I’m a chump. Last night I wondered to myself “has a female jockey ever won the Melbourne Cup?”. Now considering I never think about horse racing from one end of a decade to another – this was a pretty unusual thing to wonder about.

    And if I’d the brains of a newt I’d have put down $100 on her horse and been $7900 better off this evening.

    Now here is the really cool thing; Michelle Payne actually grew up locally here in Ballarat and she’s a close friend of one of my partner’s staff. She’s ecstatic as you can imagine. Michelle has had to battle her way to this:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Payne

  3. RTM 3

    The rejection of Iraq-born Muslim Warda Jawad by the New Zealand Defence Forces reflects the Islamophobia that has become rampant in the West, but this same Islamophobia ensures that the West will continue to lose wars in the Middle East: http://readingthemaps.blogspot.co.nz/2015/11/islamophobia-and-other-ways-to-lose-war.html

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