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Daily Review 15/03/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, March 15th, 2016 - 10 comments
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10 comments on “Daily Review 15/03/2016 ”

  1. katipo 1

    From Metro & February North & South…
    “Is John Key the finest actor of his generation?”
    http://www.metromag.co.nz/current-affairs/opinion-is-john-key-the-finest-actor-of-his-generation/

    • whateva next? 1.1

      thanks for that, inspired to print it out and stick on the fridge, ready for those who say “…but he has charisma” or the other line” but what is the alternative?”

      • pat 1.1.1

        the alternative is anything that doesn’t drag this country into a mire of corruption…oh and lie pathologically

      • Whispering Kate 1.1.2

        I am fascinated always when chatting with people about “no name” and his lies and nastiness and that he needs to go that they then say “but what is the alternative”. I just reply if you cannot find an alternative, any alternative, for goodness sake would be an improvement, then you have big problems peeling back the layers and knowing the difference between a sincere and insincere person. We have heaps of pretty shallow people in this country these days it seems. To me personally one would have to be as “thick as bat shit” – his words there – to not see through him to the real persona underneath.

        Good article by the way and explains him perfectly.

  2. ianmac 2

    Thanks Katipo. Great vision from Graham Adams. The face which is a mask and fools most of the people most of the time.

  3. Anne 3

    Stereotyping and racism is no longer a major problem in NZ?

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11606044

  4. Draco T Bastard 4

    How Copenhagen Became A Cycling Paradise By Considering The Full Cost Of Cars

    When the city decides on a cycling project, it compares the cost to that of a road for cars, and it includes not only the upfront amount, but also things like the cost of road accidents to society, the impact of car pollution on health, and the cost of carbon emitted to the atmosphere. After including these factors, it comes to a rather startling calculation. One kilometer driven by car costs society about 17 cents (15 euro cents), whereas society gains 18 cents (16 euro cents) for each kilometer cycled, the paper finds. That’s because of factors like the health benefits of cycling and the avoided ill-effects of cars.

    As I’ve been saying for a long, long time: Cars are uneconomic. And yet our governments keep building more and more roads for the bloody things.

    • Ad 4.1

      This government is the strongest supporter of cycling we’ve ever had.

      • Draco T Bastard 4.1.1

        How do you come to that conclusion?

        • dv 4.1.1.1

          Draco, They got all to powerful people to gather in an economic summit in 2008?. AND the best they came up with to save NZ was a cycleway!!!

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