Daily Review 31/08/2018

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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 …

35 comments on “Daily Review 31/08/2018”

  1. No comments. The right are relishing the latest diversion about an MP bullying, however the Left are seeing it in terms of integrity and whats better for us a as a county.

    Spot the contrast.

    Oh, and btw… nothing seems to have come from the Bridges fiasco… why is that?

    • Kat 1.1

      Bridges has become irrelevant along with Nat party opinion hacks Hoots and Hosk and other blue team sycophants in the media and so called “business”. No one with any real importance is listening to them, they are just setting alight their own strawmen and whistling at their own dogs.

      The blue team will be sulking for a long time, I don’t feel at all sorry for them.

      • WILD KATIPO 1.1.1

        And being such bad pack leaders even their ‘dogs’ will turn on them.

        Clueless, inhumane beasts as they are… using fellow NZ’s as chattels…

        Extraordinary lessons for humans is that wolves who have had an aggressive leader will often turn on that leader and attack and devour him… whereas wolf packs that had a more gentle and facilitative leader will bring food when he is old and weak and mourn up to a week after he dies , howling and staying close by… isn’t that a lesson for human beings?

        Norman Kirk was one such leader.

        That’s why many of the native Americans called the wolf ‘ teachers’… on leadership.

        Or as Jesus put it… ”from out of the mouths of babe’s ” …

    • Dennis Frank 1.2

      No idea, but I was intrigued to hear him on the news earlier mentioning “an incompetent few days”. We didn’t know days could actually be incompetent. Something else to worry about I guess. But let’s hope days get their act together, starting this weekend!

      • WILD KATIPO 1.2.1

        And days will get their act together as we focus on whats really important. Spring is coming to NZ ,… and that is a time of renewal.


    • ianmac 1.3

      Bridges may be wise to avoid being critical of any Labour misdemeanours as he may be faced with a much bigger problem when his Leaker is found.

      • WILD KATIPO 1.3.1

        Oh yeah.

        And much of that will be the motivations of the leaker,- because they thought he was ‘arrogant’ … basically an aggressive wolf that was unfit for power or leadership.

        And in that we would have to concur.

  2. And what about this sort of shit?

    Auckland Council issuing insanitary notice on Papakura ‘swamp …

    Its time these sorts of money grabbing opportunists were made an example of. We have a fine young family having to pay out $ 520 every week just so some wanker can sit on his ass and laugh at a system that shits on workers and makes him rich.

    Proud of that New Zealanders?

    Hang your heads in shame.

    • Oh ,- and if you think the dog doesn’t matter and only the rich should afford to have them,… here’s Anneka,… and I had a German Shepherd and an Alaskan Malamute…


      Video for dogs behaviour – see us as a pack anneka svenska you tube▶ 3:08

    • AsleepWhileWalking 2.2

      Any landlords out there who are OK with their dog?

      • WILD KATIPO 2.2.1

        I’m sure there would be 🙂

        But apparently, their family is placing the wee wolfy for time being.

        • JC

          If I could …. No better time for a “Give Heaps Page” !


          1. To look after their dog during the Fracus, (in the meantime)

          2. To address arrears through Tenancy Tribunal, (that I understand Govt has said would pursue) …

          Any “Give a little” contributers would be recompensed, following repayment from Landlord for c 2 years x $560 per week! Plus Damages!

          And tenants compensated for living in a swamp these last 2 Years!! With Interest!

          • WILD KATIPO

            Heart warming. We are being listened to by this govt.

            Why therefore would we want to regress?

            • WILD KATIPO

              In some ways I take that back…. read….


              “I honestly think he doesn’t care. He doesn’t care about my family. He doesn’t care about my dog. He doesn’t care about the consequences of what families and tenants have to go through to get into a healthy new home, because he chose not to protect his investment,” she said.

              “And I personally blame him. And I’m definitely going to hold him accountable, because I’m very upset. I’m losing my family dog over this.”


              We are not at war. We do not have to eat horses because we are starving, nor do we have to eat our dogs. In a more sensible time,… pets, beasts of burden and those deemed for the market were respected and taken care of. In times of war and famine it was different. Sadly.

              But the manner in which we treat animals, – let alone those deemed as ‘ pets’ is a reflection on us as a people.

              I want to see the full execution of the law right down to the welfare of the family dog. Then ,… and only then ,… will I be satisfied that old time New Zealand giving a ‘ fair go’ has been appropriated.

              Those children , and that family dog are the litmus test for how well we treat our own.

              That dog needs to be provided for.

              Because , ….

              English Standard Version ” Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father ”.

              Move over , mankind.

              • Ed

                This film highlights how we treat animals.
                Not for the faint hearted.

                • Pretty damn self evident that industrial scale harvesting of animals is out of control. I am a fish eater mainly… that and vegetables… but when we look at that film and realize just how we are putting these animals totally outside their natural inclinations… its quite sickening.

              • JC

                kapai! ….

                At the least! As an interim measure the Dog, and whanau need to be cared for while this Shit Storm Swamp Landlord is sorted!

                Sure it is an uncertain time for them, (and the Dog)

                They need looking after at this time! ( As sure others in similar situations, (And/or worst do!)

    • Ed 2.3

      Try them.
      Sentence them.

      Confiscate all their properties.

    • Draco T Bastard 2.4

      Insanitary notice?

      Stuff that. They should grab it and fix it up.

      No compensation to the owner of course and he gets to keep the mortgage.

  3. Ed 3

    Jimmy Dore tells it as it is.

  4. Kat 5

    From a journalist in a former life I congratulate Amanda Saxton for her excellent piece on Angus McIntyre:

  5. Ed 6

    Capitalism must die.

    A new United Nations sponsored report that suggests that our present economic system must be overcome if we are to avert a environmental disaster far greater than what we have already experienced in many parts of the world.

    The paper was written by biophysicists who were asked to contribute research to the UN Global Sustainable Development Report which will be released in 2019. The paper says that such is the severity of the threat we are now facing, tinkering with the present economic system is simply inadequate. The scientists call for societies to start thinking about new models of governance and economics because “We face a form of capitalism that has hardened its focus to short-term profit maximization with little or no apparent interest in social good.”

    While the paper stops short of advocating a socialist response it does say that we must “transform the ways in which energy, transport, food, and housing are produced and consumed” with the goal of attaining “production and consumption that provides decent opportunities for a good life while dramatically reducing the burden on natural ecosystems.”

    The underlying intent of the paper is that capitalism is incapable of delivering this goal. The scientists baldly state: ““Market-based action will not suffice—even with a high carbon price. There must be a comprehensive vision and closely coordinated plans. Otherwise, a rapid system-level transformation toward global sustainability goals is inconceivable.”


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