Daily Review 16/10/2017

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29 comments on “Daily Review 16/10/2017”

  1. rhinocrates 1

    Disaster Capitalism at work. I remember that both Captain Mumblefuck and Hoots thought that this was a wonderful idea.

    https://boingboing.net/2017/10/15/katrina-rerun.html

    Though Puerto Rican law prohibits ownership and bearing of most long-guns and especially semiautomatic weapons, the streets of the stricken US colony now throng with mercenaries in tactical gear bearing such arms, their faces masked. They wear no insignia or nametags and won’t say who they work for

    Blackwater, known as Academi nowadays is suspected.

    After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Erik Prince’s Blackwater mercenaries flooded the city again, turning it into an “armed camp”, after Brigadier Gen. Gary Jones, commander of the Louisiana National Guard’s Joint Task Force announced “This place is going to look like Little Somalia. We’re going to go out and take this city back. This will be a combat operation to get this city under control.”

    Erik Prince is now reportedly considering a senate run as a Trumpist candidate in Wyoming.

    Unlike the Marines or FEMA, they are not accountable and have been implicated in atrocities in Iraq.

  2. Chris 2

    A Labour-led government should axe all arrangements with filthy right wing corporate pricks IHC. Legislate ownership of the properties back to government and give them a dollar for each of them. These fuckers from IHC deserve nothing better. They are scum.

    http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/341656/eviction-forces-seriously-ill-man-to-live-in-motel

  3. ScottGN 3

    James Shaw’s Post Election Update on Green Blog just popped up on my facebook.

    “There is a very real possibility that the Green Party will be part of a new Government. We can assure you that no matter what the outcome is, we will continue to fight for action on climate change, clean rivers and poverty.”

    I’m more hopeful than I was this time last week…

    • BM 3.1

      For what?
      No one wins when Peters is involved, especially for the Left, weak as moth wees Shaw and the naive youth adjacent Jacinda, Peters must be licking his lips, he’ll crush these two lightweights and be running the show within 3 months.

      • ScottGN 3.1.1

        So that’s the line now eh?

        • weka 3.1.1.1

          Pretty much. And they’re resorting to stealing Robert Guyton’s lines (moth wees) 😆

      • WILD KATIPO 3.1.2

        Geez, BM ,…. you need more than just a sandwich , I fear. Relax, James and Jacinda will do just fine ,… and as for you ?

        Monty Python – Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – YouTube

      • Richard Christie 3.1.3

        I’m guessing you don’t know how to spell adjutant.

      • marty mars 3.1.4

        Lol the whites of your eyes are showing bm – hard to see them because you’re quaking so much though

      • reason 3.1.5

        Winston the Key-slayer …….. Johnny made-off to avoid a public execution … by Winstons hand.

        But with all the subprime Merrill shit he left us ….. comes opportunity ….

        A year or so ago we had a New Zealand record …. of a $ 40 Million proceeds of crime asset forfeiture from a single corrupt immigrant ….

        There are many more individuals like that …………..

        Corrupt money from Malaysia buying NZ land and pine forests should be a natural for proceeds of crime targeting ,….. and we could compensate ripped off Malaysian people… giving them part of the proceeds recovered from their corrupt leaders ….
        http://www.sarawakreport.org/2017/07/australia-and-new-zealand-slide-from-their-responsibilities-over-mass-corruption-and-malaysia/

        we need some wood for houses ….and we could win a war with Malaysia.

        Judith Collins and the Orvidia octopus should have its yard of Kauri logs in Northland confiscated as well ………….. until they prove no regulations or laws were flouted during their destructive harvesting ….

        There should be some big fines levied on the NZ firms who got in on the false carbon credit scam ……

        And don’t get me started on the banks and large corporations ….. with their shewan getaway tax vehicles….. Fit a billion in the boot no worries..

        Big fines and jail time for individuals would fix up that money bleeding problem quick smart

        Winston could enjoy enforcing some of that …..

        Keys legacy ……. crushed.

      • NewsFlash 3.1.6

        Sounds worried

      • Patricia Bremner 3.1.7

        Oh,BM, so Billshite is a strong man who can handle Winston then??

    • cleangreen 3.2

      SCOTT GN,

      Thanks for the info,

      How about the environment???

      Does the Green Party now not include ‘the environment’ on their platform now??

      Any wonder why I left the ‘Green Party’?

      I now believe in ‘greenpeace’ as the true green party.

      I have always believed the ‘environment’ is at the heart of our collective health, wellbeing and safety of us and our planet.

      This leaving out of “the environment” has happened before when James Shaw was speaking at the pre-election debates.

      I then had sent an email to James Shaw complaining that he had omitted the environment and he included it in a follow-up speech but now he has dropped “environment” again.

      This is a very disturbing situation.

  4. joe90 4

    Best PM ever.

    Our prime minister had a meeting with our king so he biked over and parked in front of the palace. 🇳🇱❤️ pic.twitter.com/N5X4PXa5ku— Robert Gaal (@robertgaal) October 14, 2017

  5. Whispering Kate 5

    I get the feeling if Winnie goes with Labour/Greens he may well be in a very good position to be a mentor to both Adhern and Shaw who are both new to the traps and having a wily old fella who knows the traps well he will be an excellent tutor for the new government and managing the opposition. Winnie will enjoy that and who wouldn’t with all his history and street cred behind him. Winnie for the oldies, Adhern for the younger voters and Shaw for the greenies and people who care for the environment.

    As long as Winnie gets what he wants from the deal and Shaw and Adhern can soothe his volitile personality which I am sure Adhern can do as she has excellent people skills and Shaw comes across as a sincere person – who knows miracles might happen. What a breathe of fresh air it will be after all the lies and nastiness that has occurred under this present and hopefully terminated Government.

    I have said earlier that I think he will go over to the dark side but I am beginning to feel a little optimistic – onwards and upwards.

    • JanM 5.1

      I have been thinking very much along the same lines, actually, and with that great Maori caucus in the Labour Party with their breadth of knowledge, things could really move around here!

      • WILD KATIPO 5.1.1

        It would certainly be the most democratic humdinger zinger govt this country has had in ,…. years !

        I reckon it’d be honest , ( on the whole ) it would be looking to change the whole narrative regarding the poor , industry , … so many aspects. And that’s what makes the prospect exciting. And it would be powerful in uniting against the Nats.

        • marty mars 5.1.1.1

          Yep I can just imagine my joy on that day. I really hope they can do it. I totally agree with all three comments above. Awesome.

        • NewsFlash 5.1.1.2

          You mean turn it back into a real country, not a banana republic, with a real Government, not a business running a country.

    • cleangreen 5.2

      Yes Whispering Kate,

      I have said this before,

      Winston is a wealth of experience we need to use for our collective futures.

      No other politician is up for this like winston is so please winston go with labour/ greens.

  6. Benny "Goodman" Mack ("the knife") 6

    As long as the Greens allow open immigration. My paycheck from George Soros which forced me to give up a good job and helicopter in to live in this snotty little country is WELL overdue. Worse than my previous job “interviewing” Palestinians…

  7. joe90 7

    Something to keep an eye on.

    Big day in court in NYC Wed for Pres Trump. Oral argument re motion to dismiss lawsuit alleging violation Constitution's emoluments clause pic.twitter.com/VANN75q6Uw— Eric Lipton (@EricLiptonNYT) October 15, 2017

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