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Daily review 16/08/2019

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 16th, 2019 - 28 comments
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Daily review is also your post.

This provides Standardistas the opportunity to review events of the day.

The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

Don’t forget to be kind to each other …

28 comments on “Daily review 16/08/2019 ”

  1. Peter 1

    As a background to John Tamihere's publicity stunt Auckland megamega bridge announcement today TVOne news said he'd done research on bridges overseas.

    Seemingly while on bridges overseas he didn't jump or fall off one.

    • McFlock 1.1

      He bought five off strange men who just happened to be passing by with the deeds as he viewed said bridges, though. He hopes the supercity will by a couple after he takes delivery any day now.

  2. Andre 2

    Not sure the Conservative bit of that victim card is entirely fair. There's plenty that loudly claim lefty cred that make generous use of the bottom line on that card.

    • Incognito 2.1

      The Conservative Victim Card should read just one word: Change.

      The Progressive Victim Card, being more intellectually advanced and evolved (‘higher’) anthropoids, should read three words: Lack Of Change.

      Make it as simple as possible, but no simpler.

  3. Muttonbird 3

    I said yesterday the right wing were going crazy.

    Alan Jones in an uncontrolled rage. Hosking being Hosking. Kiwiblog returning to naked Islamophobia. White supremacists picking up arms and murdering innocents.

    They just can't stand losing their privilege, can they?

    • Stuart Munro. 3.1

      I read it as rage against declining libido – when he was younger he might have fantasized about sticking other things into non-consenting strangers; now much reduced, he dreams of thrusting socks.

      • greywarshark 3.1.1

        There was a mad person in an old story that had nightmares and woke up shrieking 'the bells, the bells'. I hope Jones' sleep is infested with socks, some black, some luminous clustering around him, lying over his nose, disturbing and waking him shouting, 'The socks! The socks'. Well just waking him; he is disturbed already. It shows the depths of mind of a good proportion of the peeps that they can stomach and even cling to the words of such as him and Hosking.

        • Stuart Munro.

          I think it might be Quasimodo, a better man than this Jones I think. A lot of Hugo's stuff is worth a look, particularly the more obscure ones like Toilers of the Sea or The Man Who Laughed.

          • greywarshark

            The Man Who Laughed – very enigmatic. Sucks you in – makes you think what's that about then?

  4. John Tamihere should be ridiculed for his political stunts. 0800 Jacinda is bullshit and a dig at her. They could have one on one social workers 24/7 but if there ain’t any houses, it won't solve the problem. How he spoke about this idea was very disrespectful to social workers and also to Jacinda. And more importantly it ain't going to help the huomeless.

    The latest bridge idea is a stunt and a bull shit one at that. Hope people see through all of this.

    • greywarshark 4.1

      JT the leader in BS – a bridge to troubled waters and full of it.
      Probably tries to measure himself to Winnie. but though his hair is good, he isn’t a patch on the Master.

    • Blazer 4.2

      Trumpihere is going to build a beautiful,big bridge in Auckland and get Wellington to pay for it.

  5. gsays 5

    This is how the state chose to treat it's citizens.


    This race to the bottom attitude has to be weeded out of Southern Response.

    It is one thing to be careful with money, it is totally another, I would say criminal, to deliberately deny folk what they are due.

    I would like to see the senior executives who okayed these actions perused and prosecuted with the same enthusiasm as Paula Bennett's WINZ went after benefit fraud.

    • Pat 5.1

      look a bit further up the chain


      • Psycho Milt 5.1.1

        I have serious concerns about the mental health of whoever Photoshopped that

      • Exkiwiforces 5.1.2

        Real men don't wear jocks under their kilt!!!

        Christ, if I got caught wearing jocks under my kilt back in my day serving in NZ Scots. I would've either got 7 Days CB (which was Mess duty as a steward in No1 Highland Dress of course), or stoppage of pay about 3-7 days I think from memory and or the option of Scotsman Law which was an on spot fine and usually on Corp Day or ANZAC Day in which you brought everyone's drinks for the day or half day depending on what mood the SSM was on the day.

        • greywarshark

          Joke – Woman says archly to kilted man:

          'Will you tell me – is anything worn under the kilt?

          He replies politely: 'Ma'am nothing is worn under my kilt.'

  6. gsays 6


  7. Wheres marty mars?… well, I think its about that time again to annoy him and to get the engine revving again. Hi marty ! 🙂

    If it all gets a little boring,… here's a few things to stimulate the brain cells for the weekend…

    Possible Bigfoot Structures filmed by ThinkerThunker – YouTube


    Now @ thinkerthunker.com for future reference or interest.

    And before marty does his narna ,

    Have a look at what David Paulides has to say…

    DAVID PAULIDES Unexplained Disappearances in Rural … – YouTube


    And this is the pdf of David Paulides work on the ‘ Hoopa Project’ among the Hoopa Indians regarding… the big Hairy People… and makes for some compelling, interesting reading…

    PDF]The Hoopa Project – Avalon Library

    Now , in case one wonders what has this got to do with a political blog?…

    Well, not a lot,… barring New Zealand had the 'Moehau man' / Maeroero , Aussie has the Yowie , China the Yeren, Russia the Alma's /Almastys , Indonesia the Orang Pendek , and it makes one wonder… about all these reports of missing people,… and conventional orthodox science and physics…

    Oh , – and bless you marty !

    Just kiddin'.

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