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Daily review 05/09/2019

Written By: - Date published: 5:26 pm, September 5th, 2019 - 31 comments
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31 comments on “Daily review 05/09/2019 ”

  1. Stunned Mullet 1

    Chris Hipkins needs to sack some of his senior leadership team at the MoE within the next 24 hours.

    Contracting struck off kiddie fiddlers for hundreds of thousands of dollars……what on earth is going on ?

    • Gabby 1.1

      The gnatsie werwulf brigade stepping up its work stunted.

    • halfcrown 1.2

      Great to see you commenting again Stunned. Haven't seen your comments on here for ages and I thought perhaps you had been fished outlaugh

      • Dukeofurl 1.2.1

        " sack some of his senior leadership team at the MoE"

        If thats the quality of the Stunned Mullet, we havent missed much

        Ministers are prohibited from interferring in operational decisions ( except for a few places like Corrections)

        The bods at MoE ARENT his team

        • halfcrown 1.2.1.1

          "If thats the quality of the Stunned Mullet, we havent missed much”

          Well, that's your opinion, my friend, I never said I agreed with him/her but at times I found him/her had a valid opinion, and I was pleased to see him/her commenting again.

          • Dukeofurl 1.2.1.1.1

            The stunned Mullet has new clothes…to coin a phrase

            :The Emperor's New Clothes" (Danish: Kejserens nye klæder) is a short tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, about two weavers who promise an emperor a new suit of clothes that they say is invisible to those who are unfit for their positions, stupid, or incompetent – while in reality, they make no clothes at all

  2. Dukeofurl 2

    Interesting some comments today about how much Kiwibuild was a political failure…

    Well Colmar Brunton had asked the public what they thought

    The poll asked, "Do you think the Government should continue with the KiwiBuild scheme?"

    Sixty per cent said yes, the Government should keep going,

    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/latest-kiwibuild-development-revealed-auckland-poll-shows-kiwis-still-back-concept

    I guess Jude isnt that persuasive after all , except for her acolytes/stooges

    • New view 2.1

      How many did they poll. Doesn’t say as far as I can see. It’s a bullshit poll that are shown to be inaccurate much of the time. You don’t mind if I’m not quite convinced.

    • Jimmy 2.2

      How old is that poll? June? Even Megan Woods is admitting the failures. Now blaming having a target of 100k houses for building in the wrong places such as Wanaka!

      I guess the Wanaka Kiwi build houses will end up being good buys for those people with two or three properties that want to add to their portfolo.

  3. ianmac 3

    During the Blair years, Mr Corbyn voted against Blair more than 200 times. If so, could it be vengeance from the Blairites to get stuck into Corbyn's leadership?

    • Chris T 4.1

      As much as I have distaste for annoying vegan people trying to push their thing, this seems a tad heading towards group intimidation, against an individual and OTT.

      Is humorous if it is a few people rock up, but not if any where near that do.

    • A 4.2

      That's just weird behavior. Have these people not heard of extractor fans? Or just plunk a normal fan outside so the smell of cooking meat goes towards those who appreciate it.

      Stupid Aussies.

    • luv it do ya..buster..?..get that fucken vegan..!..eh..?

      i'd support it a tad more if there was some honesty in meat involved –

      y'know – let the crowds gather – then bring in the cages with the live animals in them…

      then everyone can watch/listen as they are slaughtered and cut up..

      then they can bbq – and all gather around to suck on the bones..

      the complete bbq-experience – as it were..

      livestreaming it wd be a go – too..

      (so many people don't really think of that tortured/screaming/suffering animal behind the flesh they eat.

      .live-streaming that wd see vegan numbers jump…

      i'm liking the idea more and more..

      i'm with you buster..

      let's go get that fucken vegan..!..eh..?..)

      if only slaughterhouses had glass walls..eh..?

      and speakers broadcasting the horror-movie-like soundtrack..eh..?

      • The Al1en 4.3.1

        Looks like someone woke up on the hysterical side of the bed this morning. lol

        • Dukeofurl 4.3.1.1

          yes … he apparently hasnt seen how wheat is harvested….its heart breaking as those horrific machines slash their way across the fields…and dont get me started on potato harvesting

        • phillip ure 4.3.1.2

          i think yr definitions of 'hysterical' are somewhat cloudy there..allen

          i'm supporting this get-the-vegan action (as a great piece of (involuntary) vegan agit-prop..)

          whereas thousands planning a mob action against an individuals' dietary-choices – isn't 'hysterical'..?

  4. joe90 5

    I know things are pretty shit for Indigenous people around the world but claiming indigenous status to get your stickies on the recognised rights and assets of Indigenous folk. WTF?

    The fact that new claims to a Métis identity have piled up so quickly has led to widespread confusion among non-Indigenous people, who don’t tend to know how Indigenous peoples traditionally recognize kinship and belonging. If all French descendants with a seventeenth-century Indigenous ancestor suddenly claimed to be Indigenous there would be over six million new Indigenous people in Canada, more than tripling the current number. At a time when Canadians are in reflection about their history, and the meaning of truth and reconciliation, these claims can threaten Indigenous peoples in the most basic of ways, by undermining their sovereignty and self-determination.

    https://maisonneuve.org/article/2018/11/1/self-made-metis/

    http://www.raceshifting.com/

  5. Jan 6

    Just signed the open letter to the Green Party by Speak up for Women. Long standing Green Party member Jill Abigail's article in the Green's newsletter, Te Awa, about the dangers to women's rights overseas caused by transgender activism was withdrawn, the editors have been forced to apologise and MP Marama Davidson has portrayed Jill negatively on social media. If you are in NZ and would like to see the Green Party honour its commitment to open debate and consensus you can sign too. https://speakupforwomen.nz/open-letter-to-the-greens

    • Dukeofurl 6.1

      I read the article too. Jill Abigail should be an intelligent and thoughful woman, or a critical feminist as she called it. However what she came up with was based on ignorance, prejudice and bigotry.

      Quite rightly this was called out by Marama Davidson.

      Next Jill Abigail supporters will talk of wanting open debate and consensus when its exactly like the Lauren Southern acolytes who stand for ignorance prejudice and bigotry but under the false guise of free speech.

  6. joe90 7

    Things aren't going too well.

    • joe90 7.1

      Surprise surprise, Johnson is bullshitting about ongoing Brexit negotiations in Brussels.

    • joe90 7.2

      BoJo's brother puts the needle in.

    • Dukeofurl 7.3

      What was Thatchers or Blairs majority ? And Johnsons majority ?

  7. Fireblade 8

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