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  1. A young couple,amateur golfers, enter a raffle and to their delight win a round of golf at a very exclusive club.

    But the golf course proves to be surrounded by beautiful homes valued in the millions, some of them quite near the greens.

    As rank beginners the couple are quite nervous. One bad shot on their part could do serious damage to all that expensive real estate.

    Sure enough, soon the sound of glass shattering confirms their worst fears.

    “There’s nothing for it but to own up and hope the owners aren’t sue-happy” says the husband. They walk up to the nearby house. A man is standing outside staring at the shattered window. The couple apologize. The man just looks them up and down and says tersely “Come inside. I want to show you something”

    They go in and to their horror see the shattered remains of what was an antique urn,obviously very old and valuable. They start to stammer about how their insurance might cover the damage but the man waves that aside. “No,no,you don’t understand. I’m a genie. I’d been trapped in that urn by a wicked sorcerer for ever so long and now you have released me! I am very grateful and will grant you three wishes. You first.” he smiles at the wife.

    “Oh,I want us to continue to be young,good looking, and healthy all our lives and die in our sleep on our hundredth birthday”

    “Let it be done!”,intones the genie.

    “And for you?” ,the genie asks the husband.

    ”Oh,that’s easy. I’d like to wake up tomorrow and find I had a billion dollars in the bank.”

    “So let it be done,” says the genie. The man and wife hug each other for joy . “And we still have one more wish!” crows the husband

    “Can I ask a favor ?” says the genie hesitantly “Before I was trapped in the urn I spent centuries granting wishes but I’ve never had one of my own . Do you…could I …possibly have your wish?”

    Well,he’s given them a billion dollars and lifelong youth and health so what are they going to say? No? “Of course you can have our wish. We’re very grateful”

    “Thank you” beams the genie. “One of the most common things men wish for is to make love to a beautiful woman. I’ve never done that and your wife is so lovely. May I sleep with her?”

    The husband starts “Hey,just wait a minute!” but the wife interrupts”It’s okay. I’ll do it. We owe him that much”

    “Then,” says the genie,”I believe there’s a bedroom upstairs”

    The genie and the wife go upstairs leaving the husband fuming.

    They are up there for some time as the genie seems a stranger to fatigue. Finally,spent,they relax. The genie says to the wife”May I ask you a question”

    “Sure”

    “How old are you,honey?”

    “Me? I’m 25.”

    “And you still believe in genies,huh?

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  2. The old pedophile Biden spends 4 hours blowng smoke up Xi Jinpings arse and then comes out and calls him a dictator again , it’s true but Bidens so far gone that he doesn’t realize that if you want to heal the wounds with China you’ve gotta shut your mouth.
    Blinken was visibly shocked and shaking his head in disbelief at what he’d just heard. , what will historians report about this train wreck of a presidency??

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  3. The Australian government will axe 50 “high-risk” infrastructure projects nationwide to curb spending after a $33 billion budget blowout.
    Funding will be slashed for several Queensland infrastructure projects, including the Mooloolah River interchange and the Caloundra Tennant Creek to Townsville corridor upgrade at Dingo Park Road
    The Geelong Fast Rail, the Sydney to Newcastle Faster Rail upgrade, the Truro Bypass, and the New England Highway also lost out following an independent review of the infrastructure investment program.
    Infrastructure Minister Catherine King said the review found several projects could not be delivered with the available funding—many of which, had either stalled, made little progress, or did not align with federal, state, and territory priorities.
    She said the former Coalition government engaged in “economic vandalism” by announcing projects it knew it could not deliver.
    “We also know that there continue to be significant cost pressures in the system, and we will work collaboratively and proactively with the states and territories to manage these,” she said.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/world/50-major-infrastructure-projects-axed-amid-33-billion-budget-blowout-5530698?utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoe&src_src=Aomorningbriefnoe&utm_campaign=Aomb-2023-11-16&src_cmp=Aomb-2023-11-16&utm_medium=Aoemail&cta_utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoecta&est=jxZJFtkfoyxHFgU0JrUT0SKEBnvbyQHRECbAEXb%2FuoYrg7FgIGjppLCprCjI58M%3D

    Learnt from our stupid bastards.
    I see their immigration is running between 500 and 600 thousand a year and yet their unemployment barely shifts.
    Thats over a million refugees every 2 years FFS.

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  4. A popular radio host in Sydney has quit live on air while making a thinly veiled critique of the national broadcaster’s management and its listeners around “uncomfortable conversations.”

    “Having truly rational, bull-[expletive] free conversations about controversial issues is risky these days,” Josh Szeps, host of ABC Radio Sydney, said just before the 3 p.m. news on Nov. 15.

    “The penalties for speaking bluntly, the penalties for trying to coax people out of their thought silos and their echo chambers are very high.”

    The radio host, who appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience show and famously entered into a heated debate with the American commentator on the COVID jab, said the fact that controversial topics are risky “makes it more important to me.”

    “The fact I have found a way of doing it independently that is financially viable leads me to the question that I have been mulling over ever since chatter about the 2024 [ABC] line-up began—which is, where am I at most use to the national conversation?” he said.

    Mr. Szeps added that regular listeners know him for thriving on controversial discussions.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/world/popular-australian-radio-host-quits-live-on-air-over-penalties-for-speaking-bluntly-5530701?utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoe&src_src=Aomorningbriefnoe&utm_campaign=Aomb-2023-11-16&src_cmp=Aomb-2023-11-16&utm_medium=Aoemail&cta_utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoecta&est=SCi5cxqA20EsTNsmU2itenhuzaV%2BgiiX5XRKUmiaigII2b4qmYii9XQp4vbE3EM%3D

    So like Tucker and organ etc off to run his own podcasts etc.
    Death to the corporate by a thousand cuts.

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      • “No matter what we do; no matter what we say the polls don’t shift”

        Should have caused rioting in the streets. Instead the Left silently endorsed the scam while those of the Right accepted it as proof of the MSM bias they had grown used to.

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  5. Coroner says ‘inadequate’ Oranga Tamariki report should have opposed bail for man who caused child’s fatal injuries

    A man responsible for the death of a young boy was on electronically monitored bail at the time – and had only just been given permission to be around children.

    Neither the man nor the boy can be named but Coroner Marcus Elliott has today found the variation to his bail condition should never have happened and was only granted after the judge stood the case down and sought feedback from Child Youth and Family about whether it was suitable for him to be around children.

    A CYF social worker then prepared a report stating the man had “changed his lifestyle for the better”, had made mistakes but didn’t want to repeat them, had had help with parenting and started a Stopping Violence course. As a result, the writer had “no concerns” about him moving in with his partner and her children.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/crime/coroner-says-inadequate-report-from-ot-should-have-opposed-bail-of-man-who-caused-childs-fatal-injuries/XLNAJOCCEJE5XN7FJK5XDXLUOY/

    nothing much has changed since then.

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    • I parked outside O. Tamariki or how ever you say it yesterday as I had to see someone on that same street. There were a crowd of people out there in their dressing gowns. FFS you would have thought they would have at least dressed for the meeting they were having to show some normality. I have to say that I do feel for the staff to have to deal with such people. It must be so difficult to even talk with them, let alone do some sort of intervention.

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  6. 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨 BREAKING 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨

    The housing market’s green shoots of recovery looked a bit stunted in October, REINZ figures suggest

    Hopes the housing market would recover strongly this summer are starting to look shaky with the number of sales declining in October and the median price not budging from the previous month.

    The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) recorded 5619 residential sales in October, down from 5762 (-2.5%) in September.

    https://www.interest.co.nz/property/125247/housing-markets-green-shoots-recovery-looked-bit-stunted-october-reinz-figures

    Note to gutless cowards: There is a comment section on the article you can vent on. If you want to attack REINZ for providing data and facts – they are easy enough to find. I didn’t make the facts or write the article. I am not the “market” 🤪🙃😭

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  7. Its a given that those that need to read this the most can’t or won’t but life is about making choices and spending your money.

    At a time when young people around the world can’t see a path to buying a home, Switzerland offers a glimpse of a post-ownership society.

    In any other country, Philip Skiba, a well-paid analyst working in the finance industry, might not hesitate to buy a home. But in the town where he lives, on the outskirts of Zurich, even the ugly houses, as he describes them, go for millions.

    Last year, a simple, beige stucco home in his neighbourhood went up for sale. The price: 7.5 million Swiss francs (about $14 million).

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/in-switzerland-most-people-rent-for-life-is-that-really-what-they-want/7DTXYGZQJZDIZOSOOU5QR5MLEU.

    An interesting view of housing in Switzerland.and not dissimilar to other places and a look at the future for many cities.

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    • Switzerland, where people aren’t having enough children. The Swiss birthrate has stayed around 1.5 children per female since 1977.
      And yet, since the mid-seventies, the Swiss population has risen from 6M to 8M. It must be through immigration (or the elderly living longer lives).

      The Swiss are allowing themselves to be rinsed and washed out by outsiders. (I cannot say that this is a good or bad thing, but it will over time change the makeup of Swiss society. Make of that what you will.)

      The same applies to New Zealand. Japan is resisting demographic dilution (which will not come without its own problems).

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    • Was it actually appeasing the crocodile?
      What choice? when it is only Hamas continuing pin pricking, that even this newspaper picks up on,
      Not enough cause to go all out on Hamas in 2018 & the IDF would have advised against, as that would have lead to a reoccupation? Then what?
      Politically would the Israeli public wear it then?

      I do not know all the politics in Israel, but a number of people want Netanyahu out.
      Maybe they are right or maybe they are wrong?
      So a sort of scabby deal, to buy some peace? to then poke at Netanyahu’s parties.
      Nov. 2018 …
      https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2018-11-11/ty-article/.premium/qatari-cash-flowing-into-gaza-may-embarrass-netanyahu-but-alternative-is-war/0000017f-e0dd-d38f-a57f-e6df89b50000

      Is money like food, power, fuel, & water being a part of humanitarian aid?

      … In recent months, Israel has quietly provided some relief as part of an unofficial, Egyptian-brokered truce with Hamas, in exchange for reduced rocket fire from the territory and the scaling back of weekly protests along the border.
      It has allowed Qatar to deliver millions of dollars in cash to allow Hamas to pay its civil servants and has allowed the United Nations to step up aid efforts. …..

      ….. Israel and Hamas are bitter enemies and allowing several thousand young men from Gaza into Israeli territory could draw criticism — especially at a time when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under fire from hard-line rivals for his failure to halt frequent rocket attacks from Gaza. ….
      https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2019-10-01/ty-article/israel-quietly-lets-in-gaza-workers-in-bid-to-ease-tensions/0000017f-e548-dc7e-adff-f5edf54e0000

      It seems to be more than Netanyahu having his cake & eating it.

      Has that money flow been pushed as a media besmirching of Netanyahu.
      For some it seemed that Hamas had quietened down its pin pricking attacks for the past 2 years.
      So the pressure was to give more work permits, to continue that “cease-fire” as many hoped, that peace, may be seen in economics, and to continue the lightening up.

      However I note the UN-WHO san Drs, frontiers , with its hospital bases, UNRWA educating pupils in the very peace of Islam is a total conundrum that works to the contrary along side such reputable media as the BBC. CNN etc…
      Politics & Truth, plus media make a very bad combo these days.
      Truth seems to die, day after day, or sliced & diced, to be repackaged, repurposed for other “gains”

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  8. If you meet a Just Stop Oil protester, this is how you explain carbon offsetting to them.

    In 2030, a super wealthy individual will be able to buy clothing to be worn just once, own private jets, 50 room mansions with Olympic sized swimming pools (in multiple countries), gigantic yachts, a fleet of classic Ferraris or Lamborghinis & enjoy space travel on a Bezos or Musk rocket.

    This is offset by ordinary elderly people not being able to buy a small petrol Suzuki Swift to go to the supermarket or the doctor’s once a week & afford to heat their one bedroom units.

    Then drive over the retarded little cunt.

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    • Sound advice. As a Catholic, I’d add,: stop, and get out and check if he/she/it is still alive. It’s the charitable thing to do. Then get back in the car and reverse over the fucker to be sure, to be sure…

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  9. The alarm bells start ringing when I read the word “inequality.”

    The antonym of “equality” is “freedom.”

    Of course, the trick is maintaining an optimal and dynamic social balance between these two opposing concepts of “equality” and “freedom.” Is our government up to the task? What is our role as citizens?

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      • When I read the word “equality” in the media, it is almost always referring to “equality of outcome,” aka theoretical Communism.

        Don’t you know! Communism has never been done properly. Let’s try it again!

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    • I believe that Nude Nut is going to work through the weekend to try and get some sort of Government up and running if he can. Well for FUCK sake, surely he should think of it as being a necessity . Working through the weekend, how innovative is that then, shock horror for him the wanker, all the deities wept at the thought. What does he think he should do for the large salary we pay him.

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      • Lissie@12120

        Interestingly, aside from his ‘Three Monkeys’ image which he posted on 15 November, luxflakes has said nothing about the ‘negotiations’ which, given that the guy is a media whore is surprising.

        Perhaps there is ‘Trouble in Paradise’ and he is finding-out that winnie is too smart for him.

        It wouldn’t surprise me.

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      • Lizziep, Luxon working through the weekend maybe but Peters ,HA HA HA HA LMFAO.
        The Wellington maggot will never do that and nothing is going to happen until he works out the correct distribution of the baubles starting on tuesday around lunchtime as usual 😀 😄
        I never thought I’d say it but I think Jones would be a far better leader than the drunken midget Winston after listening to an interview with him yesterday, he’s moderated his flamboyant speech somewhat.

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    • “The median gain for those who sold for more than their purchase price was $284,806.

      None of this should be too surprising, the report said.
      “After all, driven in no small part by higher mortgage rates, the wider downturn in property values began in late 2021 and ran for around 18 months, meaning that a pass-through to less gain (or more pain) for property resellers was always inevitable, especially if they’d only had a relatively short hold period of 1-2 years,” it said.
      *If you had a brain you would see that NOW is a fantastic time to purchase a property.
      If you cannot see that, it explains a lot about you and your ramblings.

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  10. So lefties are waking up to their deluded team mates. They’ll still protect her right to pretending to be a victim though.

    Thomas Coughlan
    @coughlthom

    That is quite the change in position!
    Graeme Edgeler
    @GraemeEdgeler

    Very good interview, although my main takeaway is that I missed this genius clarification at the time:
    “Maipi-Clarke clarified her own remarks about a ram raid, telling TVNZ’s Marae it was her privacy she felt had been ram raided.”

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  11. Part of Labour’s principles are “all people should have equal access to all social, economic, cultural, political and legal spheres, regardless of wealth or social position”.

    In the spirit of this equal access, the egalitarian former cabinet minister Stuart Nash has decided to offer the family home to all people conditional only on them having cash or access to borrowings of “circa” $1.5 million.

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/latest/133302226/stuart-nash-lists-his-character-home-on-bluff-hill-in-napier

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    • If my memory serves me correctly it was after the date of that memo that the vax was rolled out for younger lives.
      If so they knew of the heart risks and did it anyway. When is Dr Death going to be charged?

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  12. Shoe
    @samosaur
    A letter is going out to soldiers which says, “former Soldiers who were involuntarily separated for refusal to receive the COVID-19 vaccination may request a correction of their military records.”

    It also says “Individuals who desire to apply to return to service should contact their local Army, US Army Reserve (USAR) or Army National Guard (ARNG) recruiter for more information.”

    According to Breitbart, only 43 out of the 8k+ service members discharged for refusing the vaccine have returned as of Oct 5.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/F_F9Zj2W4AAgqas?format=jpg&name=large

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    • The new tranny rainbow diverse army is in for a slaughtering. No one wants to die for dei.

      A big mistake the foxes made is underestimating the practical intelligence of working people. Propaganda media is broken for now.

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    • Your comment underlines what many, regrettably including some of our fellow followers of YSB, miss.

      The person who cares sufficiently for his/her health that they are prepared to face unemployment, loss of home, friends, family or position rather than be mandated to accept an untested poison at whim is not going to be the type who readily forgives & forgets. Rather they take the mandating of Pfiser’s poison as an attempt to kill or maim them.

      Ardernism & medical totalitarianism over Covid has provided society with the next fifty year’s worth of cynics, disbelievers & budding anarchists.

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  13. Paywalled.😒

    Auckland woman Ye ‘Cathay’ Hua who washed millions for international drug cartel gets record prison term for money laundering

    She was the churchgoing matriarch of a prosperous Auckland family whose money exchange business funded a St Heliers mansion.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/auckland-woman-ye-cathay-hua-who-washed-millions-for-international-drug-cartel-gets-record-prison-term-for-money-laundering/R7YX7PZYSVFDXPDF22XAIVGPNA/

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  14. Odakyu-sen

    Something I was reading recently caused me to recall anecdotes about how Japan in the 50s through 70s fed its economy through what could best be described as “cottage industry”. Apparently a potential product was broken down to its various pieces & these were made or assembled in sheds & basements of houses as a secondary form of income often undertaken by ‘stay at home wives’.

    Have you any recollections or experiences of such entrepreneurial activity?

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    • It’s called a widget market. It works in reverse too.
      People would, from the comfort of their home, make hundreds of identical items, of apparently no practical use.
      These items were boxed up and sent to another country and used in the assembly of larger more complicated machines etc.
      China was notorious for it. It got around International IP laws.

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  15. Probably the more likely reason for this is the ‘specials’ walking out of supermarkets without paying.

    Walmart, Costco and other companies rethink self-checkout

    Customers at Booths also frequently misidentified which fruits and vegetables they were buying when prompted by self-checkout machines. Alcohol purchases also were not smooth transactions through self-checkout because employees had to verify customers’ ages.

    “Some customers don’t know one different apple versus another, for example,” Murray said. “There’s all sorts of fussing about with that and then the minute you put any alcohol in your basket somebody’s got to come and check that you’re of the right age.”

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/walmart-costco-other-companies-rethink-191333559.html

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    • Bloody good job. I hope the local ferals bleed the tight-arsed supermarket chains white.

      …….”But now, retailers are rethinking self-checkout. They have found that self-checkout leads to higher merchandise losses from customer errors and intentional shoplifting — known as “shrink” — than human cashiers ringing up customers.”…….

      I refuse point blank to self scan to improve supermarket profits. It’s only a matter of time before the thieving bastards will require us to stack their shelves as well!

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  16. This from Simon Black at Sovereign Man. I wonder if this happens at the NZ Reserve bank?
    November 16, 2023
    We’re going to talk about strip clubs and binge drinking today. Yet surprisingly this article is not about Hunter Biden.
    I’m actually talking about the FDIC… as in the organization that’s supposed to insure customer deposits in the US banking system.
    The FDIC isn’t typically an institution that’s associated with sex, drugs, and booze; in fact an agency that sends people from bank to bank across the country to comb through financial records and look for infractions of obscure regulations… should qualify as THE most boring in the world.
    But the reality is the complete opposite.
    According to a bombshell report published earlier this week by the Wall Street Journal, the FDIC has a hard-partying, sexed-up Caligula boozer dick pic culture that’s a cross between National Lampoon’s Animal House and the TV show Mad Men.
    According to the Journal’s report, some FDIC meetings would take place at strip clubs. Senior bank examiners routinely sent around dick pics to the women on their teams. Auditors were encouraged and pressured to drink whiskey shots during work hours while in the field.
    Female employees were openly rated on their looks and expected to have sex with their male supervisors in exchange for promotions and higher ratings.
    And vomiting off the roof of the FDIC’s Washington DC area hotel was so common it became a rite of passage. (I was as surprised as anyone to learn that the FDIC owns and operates its own hotel…)
    Taxpayers rightly have a certain expectation of their public officials– especially when said public officials have the solemn charge of ensuring the safety of the banking system.
    And I think it’s safe to say that a hypersex boozer dick-pic culture at the FDIC falls far, far short of that expectation.
    Now, as ridiculous as the FDIC’s party culture may be, it’s made even worse by the fact that the organization has repeatedly failed at its core mission.
    Earlier this year, several large banks in the United States (led by Silicon Valley Bank) went bust; these were all banks that were regulated and supervised by the FDIC.
    FDIC examiners had conducted multiple audits and examinations of Silicon Valley Bank… yet they never sounded the alarm or raised a red flag.
    Perhaps that’s because senior management was too busy f*cking the analysts and getting hammered on the job.
    It reminds me of the revelation about the SEC back in 2010.
    The SEC is the government agency that regulates financial markets; yet they totally missed the warning signs of the Global Financial Crisis, as well as the Bernie Madoff fraud.
    Well according to an internal investigation by the SEC’s Inspector General, it turns out that many of the agency’s senior employees were too busy looking at porn to do their jobs.
    According to that Inspector General report, one senior SEC regulator accessed porn sites 1800 times during a two-week period from her government laptop. Another top attorney at the SEC spent up to EIGHT hours per day watching porn at work.
    Yet even the SEC’s brazen debauchery has now been surpassed by the clowns at the FDIC. And the problem clearly starts at the top.
    The FDIC’s chairman was hauled in front of Congress earlier this week where he faced questions about his agency’s extreme misconduct, as well as his own.
    The chairman blatantly lied while under oath to the Senate panel by claiming that he had personally never been investigated for misconduct.
    Yet upon later realizing that he would be caught in his lie, the FDIC Chairman then reversed his testimony and admitted that, yes, he had in fact been investigated for personal misconduct.
    It’s all so utterly pathetic. And yet, this is the organization that’s expected to maintain a sound banking system in the US… which is a pretty big challenge right now.

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    • No one has explained to me how plastic bags, placed in the “Recycling” bin in Auckland, end up choking sea turtles in the northern Pacific. Certainly not Greenpeace (in their annoying adds that pop up all the time on YouTube).

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  17. In approximately 1 and 1 half hours I shall mount my trusty Honda Forza and proceed down to Nai Harn Beach at great speed where I shall dismount park and wander the sand looking at all the fine, fine ass. I will then partake in a swim in the lovely turquoise waters of the bay and afterward seat myself at my favourite beachside bar where I shall order one 500ml Heineken almost frozen cold from the delightful no more than 45kg Thai bargirl who I must say has the loveliest most shapely bottom still, and drink.
    At precisely 7- and one-half minutes later I shall order another and then probably one more and quite possibly, a roady
    I will not attempt to mount the 45kg Thai bargirl again. I will then mount my trusty Honda Forza for the fast trip back to my abode where I shall order in a wood-fired pizza with extra bacon, wash it down with a cheeky pinot noir, and settle in for the night watching the original Jaws movie.
    I wonder what Kea will be doing…wanking in his sock again? Good night all.

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