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Daily review 28/06/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, June 28th, 2022 - 23 comments
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Daily review is also your post.

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

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Don’t forget to be kind to each other …

23 comments on “Daily review 28/06/2022 ”

    • arkie 1.1

      So many LOLs to be had out of this situation

      /

  1. joe90 2

    Wait for it.

  2. Ad 3

    I have a sneaky feeling the Scots are going to leave this time.

    Nicola Sturgeon to announce second Scottish independence vote, defying Westminster – POLITICO

    Happy 70th Anniversary O Queen.

  3. Anker 4

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/candice-riley-fina-decision-should-be-applauded-not-maligned/TLJKJ2EDO5E7SUDQTVLZHH6SPI/

    excellent retort to Shane Te Pou about keeping womens sport for women.

    where were all you guys who are lamenting Roe v Wade, when Lia Thomas ie a biological male was beating women in their contests (having barely made the top 500 when swimming in the male comps)? How come you were silent when Lia was allowed to use the female change rooms , showing genitals. The young women complained and were silenced. Where was your concern for womens rights then?

    • SPC 4.1

      There is a bit of a disconnect between international sport and sport within nation states.

      International sporting bodies are free to determine their policies on fair competition but domestic sporting bodies are influenced by "inclusion" (which will allow trans athletes to game the system for advantage – professional sport within nation states and college scholarships in the USA) policies. The constraint of this development is what is called player safety.

      https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/women-in-sport/300623856/transgender-inclusion-a-top-priority-for-community-football-badminton

    • Populuxe1 4.2

      Well one of these things is going to lead directly to the preventable deaths of tens of thousands of American women through botched backyard abortions, and the other is pretty much just awkward and at worst a little uncomfortable and unfair.

      • Anker 4.2.1

        Populuxe1 I could go on about the women raped in prisons , by biological men(trans women) or the irreparable damage done to healthy young bodies (that 35,000 and counting regret), but this int a competition about what’s worse. The message to young women that they have to put up with a male in their change room with his penis out and too bad if it’s “awkward” is the damaging part. That message is that you girls don’t count. Put up and shut up for this man, is the problem. I grew up with that sort of Messe gong and I am f..,Jed if I am going to let other females put up with it. I doubt you are a woman, so you won’t know what it’s like to have a male in your change room, or flash. I do

        • Populuxe1 4.2.1.1

          Oh I'm sure you will. How many women has Lia Thomas raped or murdered? None? So not very similar then.

          • Anker 4.2.1.1.1

            Lia to my knowledge has raped and murdered no one. Lia has had their genitals out in a change room around young women. The women complained but they were told to be silent. Lia ranked around 464th when they swam in the male categories. Lia started beating the females when they swam in the females category. Lia had no right to cheat these young women out of their medals.

            if you want a list of trans women who’ve rapedand/or tortured and or murdered women and children in recent years in NZ , I can supply, although I am pretty sure they have been posted here before have been provided before. If you want the latest update on how many women have been raped in US and UK prisons, I am sure I could oblige.

            the faux concern about women rights by men who shut down women who are concerned about gender ideology is hypocritical to say the least

  4. joe90 5

    aka ladder pullers

    • RedLogix 5.1

      people who have successfully achieved upward social mobility may, in fact, be less sensitive to the plight of the poor than those born into privilege

      Probably because they worked hard and sacrificed for it.

      • Anne 5.1.1

        Not always RL.

        Sometimes they get lucky. Happen to find themselves in the right place at the right time. Sure they may work hard too, but their lift into higher income brackets can bring on the "I'm superior than thou' syndrome. They may even disown their parents and siblings because they are considered to be not good enough for them anymore. And they justify their 'good luck' by denigrating the poor.

        I've witnessed it happen more than once.

        • In Vino 5.1.1.1

          Well said, Anne

          I feel also a dislike for the smell of sanctimony.

        • RedLogix 5.1.1.2

          As you say though luck only pays a partial role in success. At best.

          Let's put it the other way, failure to work diligently and sacrifice for your future almost always predicts failure.

          That the left reflexively reaches to discount the role of competency and application is a major blind spot.

          • SPC 5.1.1.2.1

            Try and do it without good health or education.

            • RedLogix 5.1.1.2.1.1

              Good luck, health and access to education are all important, but factors largely outside of an individuals control.

          • Chris 5.1.1.2.2

            That the right reflexively reaches to discount the reality that not everyone is the same is a major blind spot.

  5. Anker 6
    • I am not altogether surprised by Degen’s findings. If you have elevated your SES you may have the attitude, I did it, so they should too. Or maybe feeling empathy for the poor, when you’ve been poor feels too close to the bone.

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