Posts Tagged ‘goat issues’

Self inflicted injury

Written By: - Date published: 11:29 pm, December 30th, 2011 - 31 comments

FFS: If you are going to confess your foibles to Facebook, then don’t let a low-grade sociopath have access to your dribblings. Not only is it going to be embarrassing to you after you sober up. But you are going to find that every other border line nutter has liked it all over the net. A few simple rules when you are sober will prevent the problem.

Peter Jackson – “Satan’s Little Helper”

Written By: - Date published: 4:34 pm, December 29th, 2011 - 113 comments

Ken Perrott at Open Parachute points out another of those strange absurdities of our time. The Christians (well some of the stranger sects) think he is… arghh it is absurd – I’m not going to say it. And it is too early to be a shameless self-promotion. My only question is to wonder how this will cause John Key to give taxpayers money away again? And how much this time?


John Pagani – a sheltered child

Written By: - Date published: 4:27 pm, September 29th, 2011 - 104 comments

Since I can’t seem to leave a comment on his site to refute John Pagani’s current foolishness on the operation 8 outcomes and ‘evidence’. That is unfortunate because I’ll put it here instead with a wider audience just to please him with a response from a lefty.

Meanwhile, in the provinces

Written By: - Date published: 1:11 pm, April 13th, 2010 - 46 comments

The biggest story of the day according to Stuff comes from the Taranaki Daily News: “Cruel taggers deface old goat”
I love that headline: it paints a picture of an almost elemental conflict between the forces of evil as represented by taggers and the forces of decency as represented by an old goat.

A modest proposal

Written By: - Date published: 3:35 pm, March 16th, 2008 - 26 comments

Every year the Remuneration Authority, an independent body, reviews the pay of MPs. It sets the salaries without needing approval by Parliament or Cabinet, to keep the process from being politicised. Every year, our ever mature media gleefully portrays this process as politicians giving themselves a huge pay rise. What if, instead, MPs pay increases were automatic and […]

Goat-on Copeland

Written By: - Date published: 2:00 pm, March 6th, 2008 - 2 comments

Poor old Gordon Copeland. Yesterday he had one of his few questions in the House. And he had a big issue to talk about: goats, the culling of. But all the other parties wanted to talk about was some airport. A reader supplied this.

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