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Open mike 05/12/2009

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  1. Unholy Allliance 1

    http://business.scoop.co.nz/2009/12/04/smellie-sniffs-the-breeze-the-trouble-with-lists/
    Those wrenching changes account for the fact that New Zealand’s farmers are among the most productive in the world, that unemployment is lower here than just about anywhere in the OECD, and set the stage for improvements in the government accounts which, in the early 2000’s, allowed Michael Cullen, Douglas’s nemesis in the Lange Cabinet, to go on a spending spree.

    There is no honesty amongst theives. Farmers became productive
    by working collectively! So what ‘new’ policies help collective businesses?
    What policy did Douglas ‘help’ farmers become better farmers? Stuffing
    the whole economy so that only the best shine (and are routinely hit by
    currency speculator running off with their profits!)?

    http://business.scoop.co.nz/2009/12/04/smellie-sniffs-the-breeze-the-trouble-with-lists/
    Fonterra needs to trade on the basis of its value as a company, not on the value of a litre of milk. If Zespri is such a great idea, let it trade in a competitive environment like everyone else does.

    So let’s just understand this, our economy has shruck to one or two
    major players that have to max out at being cutting edge to survive
    – yet are raided by the lazy nontrade economy,
    our emplyment is so low because our population has to fly away to
    get jobs. Isn’t this a bit like say your great at sex because you had
    it once and all your other girlfriends have moved overseas to get
    away from your bad breath!

    The so called economic elites in NZ are toxic breathers.

  2. TF 2

    Just been watching an excellent series of videos explaining just how wrong the Agw deniers are, well worth watching
    Highly recommended

  3. Doug 3

    TF:
    This is worth watching. Data should be reviewed it has spread worldwide. Even the NZ data is suspect.
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/newsnight/8395514.stm

  4. TF 4

    Hacked emails you can’t deny the deniers

  5. QoT 5

    John Key is a guest commentator at the cricket today, and just made a comment about how “sport transgresses national boundaries”. I’m hiding far far away from the television.

    • gobsmacked 5.1

      If the Black Caps bat with more determinance and bowl with bigger accurateness, they can beat these Pakistinians.

    • Pascal's bookie 5.2

      “sport transgresses national boundaries’

      All together now..

      Two world wars and one cup, doodah, doodah

  6. Bill 6

    Given that the US is more closely aligned (at least internally) to a free market idealism that purports to deliver a certain equilibrium than almost anywhere else…..well, sick fucks are US

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