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Daily review 27/09/2019

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 27th, 2019 - 18 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 …

18 comments on “Daily review 27/09/2019 ”

    • Pat 1.1

      Is yet another reflection of the abysmal quality of so many involved in politics today…it must be contagious

      • greywarshark 1.1.1

        The abysmal quality of thinking of a lot of citizens today. To make comments about something, put the link and say nothing about it. It is an example of how many have a brain that is not fully exercised, and then criticise politicians for not being better. You can't convey a fully formed thought from yourself to someone else!

        Most people couldn't manage half of what politicians are doing, so practise being good informed effective citizens why don't you instead of picking away at the scabs of horny politicians. They may not be perfect, but see if overall they are making breakthrough on their jobs towards the desired outcomes.

        The polly under the microscope is Shane Jones by the way.

        • solkta 1.1.1.2

          Not as abysmal as an old fool asking how to link in to tree planting programs and then coming back with a "what you talking about Willis" response when someone suggests joining the most prominent tree planting group in the country. You are so critical of others yet your walls are of the thinnest glass.

          • greywarshark 1.1.1.2.1

            What you on about solkta? I find you are often negative and cutting, yet when I ask that people actually indicate what a link is about when they put it up – as part of a joined up thought to share, you go off your trolley. Are you the only person allowed to pass a judgment?

            • solkta 1.1.1.2.1.1

              You know what i am on about. You could apologise. There is nothing negative about suggesting someone join Forest and Bird when they say they want to plant trees.

              • greywarshark

                You didn't read what I had written and was asking. And you won't know what I am talking about because I don't think you do read most of what you reply to.

                • solkta

                  You said:

                  I was wondering – if I want to plant a tree, do something to act not just think. Where do I go. I just can't plant trees in my back yard, no room, have one already and they can be too shade producing in some places and people don't want to trim, cut them down when they have negative effects on light, sun and health.

                  So what do you suggest – I was wondering about speaking to local Councils, getting a designated spot, with protocols on how to do it, requiring a position two paces from the nearest one, dig and plant properly put a post up with the name on the tree, shrub in permanent marker etc. Also to make a note for oneself of where it is amongst the plantings, and go and give it water regularly while young, and in summer with about 5 litres of water to spread round it,

                  It is good to get the itch to plant a tree, it is where and how so that it can grow and be part of a healthy woodland. Do you think that would be a sensible approach to take to Council?

                  So i suggested joining Forest and Bird and you bit my head off without even bothering to go to their website and find out what they do. Local branches already liaise with local councils about where planting should happen. Your council would likely refer you to Forest and Bird or similar group if you were to approach them.

                  I'm not sure what it is that i might have missed. Perhaps it is that you are a grumpy old man who does not want to work as part of a team. You are so critical of the behaviour of others yet you seem unable to self reflect.

                  • Incognito

                    IMHO, this is a great attempt to provide and ask for clarification except for the ‘stingy’ tail. Moving on from this and re-focus on the important topic at hand is what I hope for.

          • Drowsy M. Kram 1.1.1.2.2

            "abysmal… old fool"; "You are so critical of others…" – too critical (imho); let it be?

    • stunned mullet 1.2

      He is conceited, arrogant, self-obsessed and very close to being downright corrupt.

      • In Vino 1.2.1

        I see him as being a snout-in-the-trougher who expects everyone else to behave the same way. He is not an asset to our Govt.

  1. greywarshark 2

    Greenpeace outraged, and so we all should be.

    Friday, September 27th: Greenpeace is calling the Government’s announcement to increase the Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) of orange roughy an “insult” to the 30,000 New Zealanders who called for a ban on bottom trawling, and a rejection of the latest ocean science.

    Minister for Fisheries Stuart Nash announced on Friday that he would increase commercial catch limits for orange roughy, a fish caught using highly destructive bottom trawling techniques.

    https://thedailyblog.co.nz/2019/09/27/orange-roughy-catch-increase-rejection-of-lscience/

    (There had been comment that Stuart Nash appeared to have a strong RW lean. This confirms it. It takes a strong person to intervene in fishing industry wishes.)

  2. greywarshark 3

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2019/sep/27/chinese-factory-profits-slowdown-bank-of-england-brexit-stock-markets-oil-business-live

    Pound slides as Bank of England hints at Brexit interest rate cut – business live

    A no-deal Brexit could be very bad news for rural businesses, with fears that one in four could go bust

    Charts: Brexit uncertainty hurts economy…

    Michael Saunders has also provided two charts for his audience of business leaders in Barnsley, showing how the Brexit crisis is hurting the UK economy.

    The first shows that more than 50% of firms say that Brexit is an important source of uncertainty for their business:

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