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  1. Devastating news trendsetters. The condo deal has fallen over. Lawyer discovered during a check of the title that the land is leasehold which opens up a whole can of worms. So have withdrawn the offer. Lucky. Dodged a bullet.

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      • True. You cannot purchase freehold land in Thailand. However, you can set up a company and purchase freehold land/property. Another need to know about purchasing condos here is say you have a block of 100 condos, 51% of those condos must be held by a Thai or be in a Thai name which leaves 49% for farangs (foreigners). With regard to the leasehold land that the condo I was going to purchase sits on. It’s a little unusual. I need to talk with the lawyer about it to clarify his concerns but in short, he said “can of worms Hunty, can of worm you no do” lol.

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  2. I have a feeling that the very po-faced, Jenna Lynch and the fight she is picking with the new Coalition Government, will not end well for either her, or Newshub.

    I hope I am right.

    It is also good to see, another little Tosser, one Andrew Shaw, a Plonker when he & I attended Takapuna Grammar and still a Plonker now, ending his troughing life as a Board Member of NZ on Air at the end of a self knotted, short rope, yesterday.

    Shows what can happen when you kick your own stool away while putting the noose around your own head after spewing bile in the wrong direction. A well deserved end to a lifelong self-flagellator.

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  3. Loving all this new kick them in the teeth done by the new coalition government but mainly by Winston I believe it’s so good to see these people dropped from the limelight now. They have been so smug in their dealings with the leftists it’s time they got a bit of their own back.
    Have a good day out there, looks like it will be wet?
    Bloody hell this weather is enough to send you in a spin climate change people.No global warming around here this morning.Only getting to 20 today at the peak.

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  4. This is how your hard earned Taxes being well wasted.

    Somehow, I think the Natives will end up being disappointed but will have been able to wallow in this financial trough long enough to get some new BMW’s and overseas research trips for no benefit to the country.

    Note, this funding is not available to Honky.

    https://waimaori.maori.nz/applications-open-for-new-12-8-million-fund-supporting-iwi-and-hapu-freshwater-aspirations/

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  5. Oh what’s this !! Winston has only just hit the deck and already property prices are improving.

    ⚠️ANZ Property Focus Report says housing market is weak, revises house price expectations down⚠️

    “We have revised down our 2023 house price forecast and now expect house prices to fall 0.4% in 2023, versus a 0.2% rise previously.

    https://www.interest.co.nz/property/125422/anz-property-focus-report-says-housing-market-weak-revises-house-price-expectations

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    • Ya bin sruiked you dozy bugger.
      Of course they are saying that.
      The core of the problem lies with the RBNZ stopping them lending to people. Never met a banker who didn’t have plenty to lend. Met plenty who lending ability was/ is restrained by regulations and stuff that interferes with the market place.
      I’m a t loss to understand why when most other businesses make daily choices about relationships with customers big and small that the banks can’t do the same. Tey don’t want to go broke and if their directors are responsible they wont.

      The RBNZ is a disaster in NZ.
      It with screwing the banks or screwing the borrowers.

      Of course that aligns with the commerce commission which seems never to refuse buyouts, which in most cases are negative in result. Most takeovers and mergers are a failure in economic terms for the take over companies shareholders.
      In the case of banks and supermarkets and petrol just has reduced competition as bigger nargins are needed to prop up the takeover company.
      Bank 10- 15 years ago had lending margins of 1.2-3%. today its around 2..4-5%

      Who benefitted from the mergers.
      Oh and you can thank Ralph Norris for ramping up the margins. Once he did that in Aussie that was the new tomorrow.

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  6. About 20 people are currently employed by the Productivity Commission.

    Nana declined the Herald’s request for an interview, but a spokesperson said the Commission was working with the Treasury and Public Service Commission on the mechanics of disestablishing the entity.

    “Our single priority is looking after our staff and their wellbeing,” the spokesperson said.

    “We are doing all we can to support them through this incredibly difficult and uncertain period.”

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/sad-but-unsurprising-government-to-close-the-productivity-commission/HXECYUXAQFAP5OZOUIWWE46SL4/

    No mention of the poor old taxpayer who needs support from the lefties on these jobs.
    Pharmac the same.
    They have had their day in the sun and the trough.

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  7. As leader of the second-largest party in the Government, David Seymour could have had his pick of the great departments of state. Instead, he chose to be minister of a tiny new ministry, Regulation. His decision will result in a constitutional change in the way we are governed.

    Sir Geoffrey Palmer famously observed, “we have the fastest law in the west”. At any time, governments can issue arbitrary regulations covering virtually every aspect of our lives. The Cabinet Manual requires that before passing regulations, a department must produce a regulatory impact statement. But often, those statements are slipshod, do not justify the regulation, or the requirement is ignored.

    Act campaigned to remedy this with a Ministry of Regulation and a Regulatory Standards Act. The new law will require that before any regulation can be promulgated, the promoting department must set out the problem to be solved; show that the benefits exceed the costs; that the costs fall fairly; the regulation is not in conflict with existing regulations; it is workable; and it is the minimum regulation required.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/richard-prebble-slash-red-tape-and-watch-the-economy-take-flight/NOG3VHTNHFDX7IGT5O4FM4V2QY/

    did you know this?

    Sixty thousand New Zealanders are now unbanked because they cannot produce a utility bill, or meet one of the other requirements to open an account.

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  8. Paywalled:
    Slash red tape and watch the economy take flight
    By Richard Prebble
    29 Nov, 2023 05:00 AM

    Red tape is a reason why it is so expensive to build a house in this country.
    OPINION-

    As leader of the second-largest party in the Government, David Seymour could have had his pick of the great departments of state. Instead, he chose to be minister of a tiny new ministry, Regulation. His decision will result in a constitutional change in the way we are governed.

    Sir Geoffrey Palmer famously observed, “we have the fastest law in the west”. At any time, governments can issue arbitrary regulations covering virtually every aspect of our lives. The Cabinet Manual requires that before passing regulations, a department must produce a regulatory impact statement. But often, those statements are slipshod, do not justify the regulation, or the requirement is ignored.

    Act campaigned to remedy this with a Ministry of Regulation and a Regulatory Standards Act. The new law will require that before any regulation can be promulgated, the promoting department must set out the problem to be solved; show that the benefits exceed the costs; that the costs fall fairly; the regulation is not in conflict with existing regulations; it is workable; and it is the minimum regulation required.

    Governments will no longer be able to ignore the requirement because the courts will be empowered to strike down any regulation that does not meet the new tests.

    Many of today’s regulations would fail these proposed tests. Red tape is the reason Auckland is the city of cones. Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown’s office has estimated that temporary traffic management costs ratepayers $145 million a year. A traffic management plan can cost more than the work itself. But as the Health and Safety at Work Act requires all work to be carried out safely, the regulations were never needed.

    Red tape is a reason why it is so expensive to build a house in this country.

    In 2016, the International Labour Organisation estimated that red tape costs New Zealand 2.8 per cent of GDP. That study was based on 2012 regulations. Since then, we have had a Labour Government that never saw an activity it did not want to regulate. Sixty thousand New Zealanders are now unbanked because they cannot produce a utility bill, or meet one of the other requirements to open an account.

    Twenty years ago, a Business NZ-KPMG survey found compliance costs for a small business amounted to $2750 a year per employee. This year’s Deloitte election survey found 93 per cent of businesses said government had increased their compliance costs. Farmers have been subjected to an avalanche of regulations.

    Today, I believe regulatory compliance costs would be closer to 5 per cent of GDP or around $20 billion a year. As the ILO says, the cost of compliance in Finland, hardly the wild west, is just 1 per cent of GDP, so there is huge scope for significant savings.

    We are all affected. Red tape bans the over-the-counter purchase of an effective and safe cold remedy. Red tape requires pre-schools to get a daily signed approval from parents in order to give any medicine, including over-the-counter remedies.

    The new law will enable the minister to review existing regulations.

    The legislation will take at least a year to be passed and perhaps another year for the first review of existing regulations. But the Government must not wait for the new law before repealing regulations: ministers need to repeal the most damaging rules before Christmas.

    As power and privilege are never surrendered voluntarily, the bureaucracy and interest groups will fight to retain regulations. While the civil service goes on holiday, in January ministers should take the opportunity to make another list of damaging regulations and repeal them. Repealing red tape must be a top priority.

    The new Government has inherited a mess. The economy is close to recession. Inflation is still raging. There are huge deficits in health, education and infrastructure. Too many able-bodied adults are on welfare. All those problems are easier to solve in a growing economy.

    Cutting red tape is the only low-cost, immediate way to liberate the New Zealand economy’s entrepreneurial spirit.

    It works. Donald Trump, despite facing 91 indictments, leads President Biden in the polls. Voters tell pollsters they were better off under Trump. While Trump was making wild statements, his Cabinet was repealing Federal regulations. Freed from red tape, the US economy rebounded more quickly than any economist predicted.

    Repealing red tape will unleash the New Zealand economy. We will be better off with less red tape.

    There is another more important reason why we need a regulatory standards law: unaccountable bureaucrats passing arbitrary regulations make the citizen powerless while transferring privileges to the few. It is corrupting of society.

    The power to make regulations has been abused to pander to populist calls that “there ought to be a law” and to grant favours to vested interests.

    A Regulatory Standards Act will curb the state’s unbridled power.

    The vast expansion of the administrative state is undermining liberty in all Western democracies. The Regulatory Standards Act will be New Zealand’s most significant contribution to democratic government since women’s suffrage.

    – Richard Prebble is a former leader of the Act Party and a former member of the Labour Party.

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  9. A Frenchman named Guy sends out invitations to some of his compatriots. It says, “You are invited to this theme party of mine. If you come, you must come dressed as your favorite emotion.” And it goes on to give the dates and time, etc.
    Guy is waiting for all his guests to arrive when there comes a knock, knock, knock at the door. Guy answers and he sees Jean-Luc.
    “Why, Jean-Luc,” he says, “You are dressed in red all from the neck down. What hemotion are YOU asposed to be?”
    “Why, I am RED with ANGER!” he says.
    “Ah, very clever,” says Guy, “Please come in. Enjoy the party!”
    A while goes buy and then comes a knock, knock, knock at the door. Guy answers and sees Jean-Francois.
    “Why, Jean-Francois!” he says, “You are dressed in green all from the neck down. What hemotion are you asposed to be?”
    “Why, I am GREEN with ENVY!” he replies.
    “Ah, very nice,” says Guy, “Please come in. Enjoy the party!”
    A few more minutes go by and then comes another knock, knock, knock at the door. Guy answers and this time he sees Enri. Guys eyes widen in shock and disbelief.
    “Why, Enri!” he says stumped, “You are all naked. Except for you have this pear shoved on your cock. What emotion are you asposed to be?”
    “Why, can’t you see?!!” he says, “I am fuggin dispair”

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  10. Weirdo

    https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/11/29/murderous-electrician-had-sex-with-over-100-corpses-at-uk-hospitals/
    A British government-ordered inquiry said overnight it found serious failings at hospitals where an electrician who was later convicted of murder had been able to have sex with more than 100 corpses over a 15-year period without being detected.

    David Fuller’s necrophilia was uncovered in 2020 when police used DNA to tie him to the 1987 slayings of two women and also discovered millions of images of sexual abuse in his home. The images included videos of him having sex with the dead bodies of women and girls in the mortuaries at two hospitals where he worked in southeast England.

    Fuller, 69, is serving a life sentence with no chance of release after pleading guilty to two counts of murder.

    He is serving a concurrent 12-year term after admitting dozens of instances of necrophilia that the prosecutor in the case said had never been seen on that scale before in a British court. The inquiry was launched to find out how Fuller was able to get away with it for so long and to prevent such abuse from ever happening again.

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  11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q8w4MS0WBY
    Tucker Looks Scared as Javier Milei Confirms His Worst Fear About the US

    Dave Rubin of “The Rubin Report” talks about newly elected President of Argentina Javier Milei warning Tucker Carlson about America’s drift toward socialism; UFC’s Dana White giving one of the best smackdowns of the media ever; Claire McCaskill going a step beyond her peers and explaining wh …

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  12. What a ghastly piece of shit “Siouxsie” Wiles is. She stuck her fat pink head up over the public parapet and sanctimoniously hectored Kiwis while glorying in her “celebrity” status, but having discovered that a large proportion of the population hates her hypocritical fat guts, she’s thrown a huge sook and seeks to blame anybody but herself for her predicament. Even worse, she’s demanding money to shut up.

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  13. Split your sides, as something seems split, and probably has arrived in a place near you. 🙂

    Lady Ballers | Official Trailer
    https://youtu.be/Py2MzGtmaJ0
    2 mins 55 secs : Nov, 28, 2023

    All played with star class actors arising like a phoenix. 🙂
    All played with reckless abandon. 🙂
    Who will do the reviewing when this comes out 🙂

    The bill boards & posters will prove very interesting. Triggered.!
    I did note that even the cinemas + media did not put up anything about “River of Freedom” yet it still became a box office hit for a NZ film.

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  14. Hipkins is trying to control the narrative from the back of the room already.

    Chris Hipkins is urging the Prime Minister to set some “clear boundaries” for Winston Peters after his comments against the media.

    Peters’ remarks weren’t acceptable and “potentially in breach of legislation”, the Labour leader said.

    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2023/11/chris-hipkins-calls-for-christopher-luxon-to-set-clear-boundaries-for-winston-peters-after-bribery-claims.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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  15. A reporter asked the 45 kg pot gutted loser Hipkins “what have you been doing for the last week” his answer “moving into my new office” Oh great now the taxpayers know how long it takes for the poxy faced wanker to move his 4 box fulls of assorted dildos ,butt plugs .make your penis bigger creams and strap on’s that still have the faint odour of a mixture of the bus drivers wife and Willie Jacksons arse’s.
    What a fricking little cnut having the cheek to attack Nude Nut and the drunken dwarfs integrity after spending 6 years intentionally ruining his own country, FFFUUUCK.

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  16. curious, ross, wg and all you other covid butthurt nutters need to get yourselves to takaka. mate just sent me a vid of your fellow butthurt covid nutter mates still protesting, holding signs and chanting… bunch of fucking losers, what i dont get is you covid nutters were all about being left alone to make your own medical choices yet fucking near the lot of you are screaming to try stop gullable morons being able to get a medical treatment of their choice.
    who fucking cares, let the dumb fucks get jabbed as mong as you didnt then why worry.

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    • ……”who fucking cares, let the dumb fucks get jabbed”……

      I’d go along with that except for one thing. There are ignorant, crackpot parents taking their innocent children to be put down at jab clinics. Surely they deserve a chance at life.

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      • zero sympathy or empathy especially for butthurt nutters who cant get over it and move on.
        i pity anyone that has to tolerate nutter bullshit like you love to swallow hook line and sinker… best you and those takaka nutz fucks go do a teary emotional interview with your mate liz gunn and get your hurty feelz of your chest.

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            • HP the vaccine is like war. No-one cares if someone else’s son or daughter dies in a foreign country fighting a pointless war all to protect someone’s ego. Until it is their child that does not come home.

              99% of what Labour did is bad. But it pales into insignificance compared to the 1% of what they did, and that is cause the loss of life. That is why historically the punishment for homicide was the death sentence. An eye for an eye. Without the death sentence, it was life imprisonment.

              And the perpetrators of these vaccine homicides who knew the likely outcome of what they were doing, or in the very least should have known, are still walking free.

              When people say move on, get over it, it indicates they have no empathy, no sense of justice.

              When did people get so broken that loss of another person’s life has no meaning or value?

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    • SB, Opinions are like noses, we all have one. You’ve told us what you think more than several times…. If you don’t like me and others having a different opinion about the genocide jab then STFU. You’re having a hissy fit cause whaaaaa people won’t listen to YOUR OPINION. 🙂

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      • im not having a hissy fit wg, im just having a blast ripping the piss outve nutters that only ever seem to have “evidence” of their claims from other even more nutty fucktards.

        curious, show me proof it was the jab that killed kids, hp can show proof it killed his brother too… but no one can seem to provide said “proof” just baseless claims and coincidence.

        i dont need to be a braindead fuckwit spurting the same shit everyone else does in an echo chamber, i dont give a fark and i certainly dont need social validation like you nutter folk seem to seek.

        once again if you didnt get jabbed up then youhave nothing to worry about do ya, butt out of other fuckwits medical choices and mind your own business.

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  17. NEWS
    The Reserve Bank has left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 5.5% but is warning that if inflation proves stronger than expected it may have to hike the OCR again

    Bwaaaaahahahaha 😂😂😂😂😂

    🚨Mikey lied and said it was coming down.‼️

    Bwaaaaahahahaha 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤪

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  18. Some lessons to be leant here.

    Here’s a 10 minute collection of Pierre Poilievre’s most contentious interviews with the media since becoming leader of the Official Opposition.
    Is he being an intellectual bully or are these reporters treating him differently than the members of the other parties?

    https://twitter.com/i/status/1729175540224172514
    10 minutes 23 secs : 28th Nov.. 2023

    The Trudeau Budget causing Inflation
    The Crimes done while out on bail. Crimes are not done when not on bail & in jail,
    Who says, who says dog whistlers, who are those experts?
    The apple eating replies 🙂 Common-sense
    Explosion terrorism of false hood where the media itself made the report.

    Not much difference in reporters in New Zealand.

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  19. And note how only certain parties are being physically attacked in Holland & Europe.

    …… “Just wait, we won’t accept the win and will take action … Kind of ‘van der Graaf’ action,” wrote Asha-Promes-Eeckhout on X, in a not-so-thinly veiled murder threat, and what very much appears to be a reference to Volkert van der Graaf, a left-wing extremist who assassinated the Dutch populist leader Pim Fortuyn in 2002. ……
    https://europeanconservative.com/articles/news/netherlands-left-wing-extremists-threaten-violence-if-wilders-forms-cabinet/

    And many in New Zealand seem to be giving the impression that they would give tacit support to this, to make NZ ungovernable.

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    • Ross12 :—- Very good article & needs to be somehow put in main stream, like how Winston Peters has done on the Journalist funding.
      The very costly poison pill, of filling a trough & doubling down.

      Whaaata Oooraa opened up with 198 vacancies on Friday, the day the coalition was announced.
      By Monday I noticed they seemed to have filled, as they have with-drawn 50 vacancies over the weekend.
      Covered pretty well in this thread, and points by Dylan Hunt on the “College of GP’s” & their funding.
      https://ysb.co.nz/have-your-say-1680/#comment-370002

      It shows they never cared for the health of New Zealanders to waste so much money, for their own snouts.

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    • Similarly I read “Death by HR” which implied they act as soviet agents implementing various modern forms of Frankfurt school madness. Our HR dept in a thousand people company, had the highest turnover of any dept. Their policies are immediately destructive. Long term, 100% failure guarantee for everyone else. Survival depends on rejecting their poison

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        • Yes, and the safety department. Make every department responsible for safety, and you’ll be much better off.

          Actually, Elon sacked 80% of Twitter and its going better than ever. That’s Pareto. 20% do most of the work. Restructure 80%, if you dare.

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  20. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2023/11/wellington-mayor-tory-whanau-admits-having-alcohol-problem.html
    Wellington mayor Tory Whanau has admitted she has a drinking problem and says she is seeking help.

    The admission came after an incident at an inner city bar two weeks ago.

    “I am not a career politician, and leadership positions in public office are not built for regular people who may have struggles with addiction, mental ill health, or any other illness that has stigma attached. We have seen this play out with career-ending moments from politicians across the political spectrum in recent times,” her statement read.

    “I will continue to represent the hopes and aspirations of my local community and I will do so with the compassion and care of those around me and with the professional help required.”

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  21. Could not happen to a nicerguy, so trusted & one who fully supports & endorses,
    the WHO UN-WEF via his Socialist World Web.
    WHO with its compatriots have developed an “air vax” & looking how to do you,
    whether you know or not..
    https://ysb.co.nz/nz-message-to-who-fuck-off/#comment-370365

    …….. “I ask anyone who comes across this ad, or any other abusing my image
    in order to scam people out of money, to report it in order to have it removed.” …………

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/covid-19-expert-michael-baker-used-in-blood-balance-scam-professors-image-faked-on-social-media/QSQMSZAXVBF3VCCPB4RDD2HNUY/#:~:text=Advertisements%20circulating%20online%20for%20a,that%20has%20been%20digitally%20altered.&text=%E2%80%9CI%20want%20to%20be%20clear,I%20endorse%2C%E2%80%9D%20Baker%20said.

    Did they ask him how much money he banked out of this scam?
    Did Baker dip out on this scam.
    Garbage In, Garbage Out.

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    • It seems to be in half in of your name SA. 🙂
      Beggars can not be choosers.

      I am pleased Hindus do stop me enjoying a good steak.
      Muslims & Jews do not stop me enjoying bacon in the morning or a pork chop for tea.
      Even Europeans whether wittingly or unwittingly seem to horse around.

      Just to lighten up and appreciate a well trained agile good’un that would run well in Footrot Flats.
      https://twitter.com/i/status/1729309228387504144
      1 min 9 secs,

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  22. It’s a hoot to watch the legacy media’s continuing meltdown over the new Government in general, and Winston Peters in particular. Winston must know that the flak’s always heaviest when you’re over the target. The old bastard is actually earning back some brownie points with me.

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  23. Unprecedented Surges in Cardiac Arrest Cases in Victoria, Australia: Exploring the Potential Vaccine Link
    Research has established a causal relationship between vaccines and myocarditis—a common cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young individuals.

    In the past two years, there has been a notable surge in the number of cardiac arrest cases in Victoria, Australia. From 2021 to 2022, cases increased by 5.8 percent compared to the previous year, reaching a historical high. These numbers have sparked public concerns about the potential side effects of vaccines.
    According to the annual report from the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry, 6,934 cases were recorded from 2020 to 2021, representing a 2.5 percent increase compared to the previous year and marking the highest number of cardiac arrest events in the state at that time. However, within the short span of one year from 2021 to 2022, the number of cases surged to 7,361 incidents—a new historical high.
    Is There a Connection Between Cardiac Arrest and Vaccination?

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/health/unprecedented-surges-in-cardiac-arrest-cases-in-victoria-australia-exploring-the-potential-vaccine-link-5533488?utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoe&src_src=Aomorningbriefnoe&utm_campaign=Aomb-2023-11-28&src_cmp=Aomb-2023-11-28&utm_medium=Aoemail&cta_utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoecta&est=OZhNLNZODQVaIy%2FdwgeGEJZ2uUWs%2B0GT9EW52E1V8C5T4ZE7IeVIcMjM4wXEWdk%3D

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    • “However, within the short span of one year from 2021 to 2022, the number of cases surged to 7,361 incidents—a new historical high. Is There a Connection Between Cardiac Arrest and Vaccination?”
      Of course not VK just a coincidence. SB will be along shortly to out you as a vax nutter.

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  24. This from the vaers report on the death of Isabella Alexander. Vaers report number 1796940 https://t.co/aINfF3Rmap

    “The course of the event was reported as follows (according to AEFI): Cardiac arrest and subsequent death. The circumstances are that this 17-year-old was admitted to the PRIVACY where a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism was made attributed by the clinicians to be due to Combined Oral Contraceptives that have been started in July 2021 (i.e. 2/12 earlier). Sadly, the PE was fatal, and this young person died in hospital. The hospital diagnosed this event as due to the COC and the case was referred to the Forensic Pathologist as suspected due to the COC. A vaccine aetiology was not considered. APCR suggests Factor V Leiden. It was not reported if an autopsy was performed. The patient died on 09Sep2021. No follow-up attempts are possible; information about lot/batch number cannot be obtained. No further information is expected.; Reported Cause(s) of Death: Cardiac arrest”

    NOTE: Vax was not considered. Question for SB who posted on this earlier. Is it logical to rule out the vax as the cause?

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  25. https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/charlie-munger-has-died

    According to the family, he passed peacefully this morning at a California hospital. He would have been 100 on January 1st.

    “Berkshire Hathaway could not have been built to its present status without Charlie’s inspiration, wisdom and participation,” said Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, in a statement.

    Munger, in addition to Berkshire’s Vice Chairman, was a member of the Costco board, chairman and publisher of the Daily Journal Corp, a philanthropist and an architect. His fortune was estimated at $2.3 billion earlier this year (while Buffett’s is estimated at around $100 billion).

    Munger dropped out of college in 1943 to join WWII, serving in the US Army Air Corps. Upon his return to the states, he applied himself – taking graduate courses without an undergraduate degree, after which he was eventually accepted into Harvard Law School. He began his career at Wright & Garrett, making $3,300 per year…

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  26. Economists at the country’s largest bank raise their forecast milk price for the current season by 55 cents to $7.70 per kilogram of milk solids; pick $8.50 price for next season

    Economists at the country’s largest bank, ANZ, have considerably increased their forecast for the milk price in the current season – and they’ve had their first shot at picking the price for next season.

    ANZ agricultural economist Susan Kilsby has raised her pick for the current season to $7.70 per kilogram of milk solids, from $7.15 previously. This means the ANZ now has the highest price pick among the major bank economists.

    And it follows a volatile period in which price picks started high at the beginning of the season, plummeted as global dairy prices plunged, and are now making their way back up again.

    Kilsby’s new forecast is right at the top of the range of the current official forecast from dairy giant
    https://www.interest.co.nz/rural-news/125472/economists-countrys-largest-bank-have-raised-their-forecast-milk-price-current

    good news for many.

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  27. Just one week after handing over the reins as health minister to the National Party, Ayesha Verrall accused her successor and his party of having the deaths of thousands of New Zealanders on their hands.

    This week on Stuff’s Tova podcast, an in-depth look into the National-led Government’s shock reversal of the smokefree laws passed last year.

    Alongside interviews with a leading professor of public health and the director of an economics advisory consultancy whose report for big tobacco companies called Labour’s smokefree changes redundant and highly costly, Verrall tells Tova that National’s reversal will cost thousands of lives.

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/301018348/tova-podcast-national-will-have-deaths-of-8000-kiwis-on-their-hands–labour
    what a dim witted bitch. both of them.

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