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  1. Barry Soper time for Jacinda Ardern to think dirty.
    Winston Peters still must be struggling in the polls for his media mouth piece to be pushing the wheelbarrow for Jacinda to start thinking of the need to make sure Winston survives his Donation scandal
    that uncovered the Foundation that hides there financial doings.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=12301954
    The media are showing how desperate they are for Labour to win this Election and have Winston Peters helping her to achieve that. Most people believe Winston Peters is a fraud and can back up there thinking by the fact he was cencored by his peers in Parliament over the Owen Glenn donation after he hid the facts of the large donation.

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    • I’ve been of the opinion that Bridges needs to come right out now and say he won’t work with NZ First. However, having read the article, I think he’s right to keep his powder dry. If he declares his intentions now Ardern knows what she’s got to work with and can strategise accordingly. Better to wait and have her covering all bases.
      (Sorry, when I say Ardern, I mean her puppet masters; Ardern couldn’t strategise her way out of a paper bag).

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      • Yes, I think National will time it for maximum effect, eg just after some scandal re the Foundation.
        And what if NZF roll Wnston Peters soon

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  2. They should have dialled 111 and reported a burglary in progress involving firearms. . . oh hang on.
    So they caught the guy red-handed stealing guns and cannabis from their station. They had a gun leveled at him. Let him finish loading the car with rifles, and watched him drive away.
    I know I mentioned this last night, but I’m pretty pissed about this as someone who reluctantly surrendered firearms, for no purpose other than PTPM’s knee jerk virtue signalling and Nash’s God complex.
    The police can’t even defend their own pad. How the fuck are they going to raid the gangs? What’s the point calling the police if the perp doesn’t respond to “Please” and walks away.
    I’m sure they’d be big and brave if they turned up in numbers at my door at dinner time looking for a bunny gun.
    Interesting to read the spin the cops where doing to cover up their incompetence.
    Rant over. Morning everyone.

    Palmerston North police station heist details revealed

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    • It could only happen in Palmy!
      Do they have something in the water there?
      Did the cop get a black mark on their report card?

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    • I would love to see some polling on attitudes to the firearms law changes. I know a surprising number of people who had voted either Lab or NFZ who will not do so again this year in part because of the law changes and police actions. I am yet to find a single person who will be voting for any of the COL parties due to this law change. It is quite possible this one decision could sink the COL, everyone can see the knee-jerk nature and emotion-over-rationalism involved. How can anyone trust any party (including National) who do zero cost/benefit analysis and make decisions based on emotion, and deliberately short cut usual democratic process? But I’m an ex-E cat person too so maybe I’m biased!

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      • I think LFO, and New Zealand generally, were badly let down by politicians and Police HQ acting as they did post Christchurch. Not waiting for the Royal Commission Report was wrong as was the abuse of democratic process that followed and is still running.

        I expect all MP’s and parties voting to pass those amendments to suffer at the polls and especially so those connected to the coalition. Those parties who vote for the next round of amendments will further reduce their vote as individual MP’s and as party list members.

        The political and consequent legislative response was excessive and not at all proportionate to the event.

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        • I think it is appalling that Jacinda has ‘political capital’ to spend after CH CH is that the sum of over two yeras as PM? As someone else has said, somewhere, we could have hired an actor for that for less.

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    • No mention of the substantial ransom that the police apparently paid to recover some of the guns or of how many are still missing…….or maybe that was in another case, it’s getting very hard to keep up with the level of incompetence. And still no sign that Nash, Clements, Bush or Cahill will resign. Shameful.

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    • I saw two episodes this weekend that show me how little criminals care about the police.
      They know they can bluff or stare down the cops.
      One is a likely Mongrel Mob affiliated home nearby, where late night screaming and swearing had occurred lately. Then there was an extended screaming and shouting Saturday daytime this time, and the person over the fence told me the guy (with shirt off) had a shovel in his hands and was screaming at a woman. A few police cars turned up, but they stayed there talking with him for an awfully long time while the mob household emptied out onto the lawn to watch (and outnumbered the police).
      Here I wished for American style, slam on ground hard, cuff him, remove him. All could be over in a few mins and maybe he’ll think twice next time.
      Then Sunday, beggars at the supermarket, one a woman, who was screaming all sorts of foul language over the car park to who knows whom….and here I was thinking of the families shopping and how these people are barely-socialised humans or mentally ill people walking among us.
      Then when leaving the supermarket, a staff member was pulling at a little skinny fellow with swastika on his cheek and neck tattoos trying to recover stolen items.
      But the little Mongrel Mob scum bag was shouting ‘ Get your hands off me! You can’t touch me! I know my rights! I know my rights!
      Suddenly he pulled a pack of steak out from his pants front & threw it down and stormed through past us. I was expecting for him to swing and the lady so I would be forced to choke him unconscious.
      But the “You cant touch me thing’ really worked to stun me. And I thought – Is he right? Will I be in the shit if I deck him?
      Probably, slap on wrist for him. Court appearance for me.
      SO after he left, I asked the brave lady and she said Yes. They cannot detain or restrain them. They can only recovered their goods. She likely dislocated a finger or injured her joint by the looks of it. She said it happens every day.
      They will inform the police, she confirmed. “For what that is worth” I said.

      Now, the common factor here – No regard for any laws, norms or police. Gross sense of entitlement. They know that they can get away with a whole lot of objectionable behaviour. All of them were Maori (and to be fair, the woman wrestling with the little mobster was Maori too, and lovely!) but FUCK ME.
      NZ, what a piece of shit society we are.

      Something it broken here.
      Tell me again about the crisis with white supremacists? Or gender pronouns?
      And in the meantime, Gangs are the only growing industry under the Labour Coalition. Mental illness and homelessness not being tackled. I can’t see legalising weed doing a whole lot of good either. And the police are plummeting in my eyes on all fronts. National’s gang policy looks to be the only way, but I doubt very much it will ever happen or be conducted with real conviction by Labour-Lite.

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      • California has made this the new normal.

        ….. misdemeanor sentencing for property crimes in which the value of the property involved is less than $950. …..
        ….. reduce the state’s prison population below the federally mandated target almost immediately after its passage. Others, however, have noticed a sharp increase in property crimes. …..
        …. sudden increase in the rate of motor vehicle break-in thefts. Informally known as “smash-and-grab” ….

        https://www.independent.org/publications/article.asp?id=9417

        A good article as it shows further “unintended consequences” will flow on.

        Sort of operating in NZ?

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      • The new “normal” of mistrust. 🙁
        The police often do not declare their thresholds but many other cities in Europe have followed the same line, for even higher amounts.
        One could and some do, make a living, and staying under those “thresholds”

        In the UK.
        Retailers have previously raised concerns about police often not investigating the theft of items worth less than £200.

        It comes after a £200 threshold was introduced in England and Wales in the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

        The act allows anyone stealing goods costing less than £200 to plead guilty by post or face magistrates’ court. They may then face a fine or up to a year in prison.

        The latest shoplifting figures do not reveal the full extent of this kind of crime in the UK as 18 police forces either provided only partial data, did not respond to requests for data or withheld data.

        He added that more than half of thefts are not reported in the convenience sector because of an expectation that police will not investigate or prosecute thieves.
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        “Challenging offenders in store often leads to violent incidents which have a huge personal impact on retailers and shop workers,”

        https://news.sky.com/story/shoplifting-in-british-supermarkets-on-the-rise-police-figures-show-11624467

        Who would plead guilty even by post, if not caught.
        The police are not up to it, as so many other things to do.
        But they are also quite happy to fudge and hide figures.

        The new “normal” that we will all accept and live by, as extra costs, etc. and trust not only in police is lost, but lost in the community. 🙁

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    • On the gun theft, and police with firearms drawn – why not fire into the tires, or fire a warning shot. Or get closer and knock the fucker on the head? Smash the window, grab the keys.
      Or shoot to kill even? If you have drawn a firearms then surely it should only be in a situation when the trigger can be pulled?
      The police rules of engagement here probably castrate them.
      Killing the guy would get a thumbs up from me personally, but surely police could use their imagination in trying to prevent the guy leaving rather than, “Dang, he called my bluff.”
      “That didn’t work. Oh well, out of ideas.”
      “Better go and write up an incident report!”

      It reads poorly, although can’t know the full sotry. I can only assume the police were not that close, nor could they fire pistols without risking others/the area behind might not have been clear, etc. Surely a round or two into the car would be keeping with form and preserving police and national honour however.

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  3. Dames head to Tribunal over Whanau Ora Turmoil.
    While you might not agree with these Womanit is just another reason to believe again that Jacinda Ardern, Labour and there MP’s take the Maori vote for Granted.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12301957
    In election year this can only turn out bad for Labour with the land dispute and now this looking like driving a wedge between Maori and the Goverment that could help derail there bid to remain the Government.

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    • Nah when fatty gives away taxpayers money next budget they will be back in the liarbour fold. Cannot beat all that free stuff.

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    • I heard Raukawa-Tait on the radio this morning and I have to say that Waitangi Tribunal complaint aside, I was in complete agreement with her. Their main issues are that the Whanau-Ora concept is a coordinated approach tailored to specific families to address their issues with a view to lift them from welfarism, dependency and unhealthy domestic situations. The families deal with the same W-O people for the duration rather than the ever changing landscape of the social agencies in terms of personnel and policy which is a common sense strategy. What Ruakawa-Tait et al are admant on (which is the main point vehemently agree on) is that the government wants to dictate a one size fits all approach, something that seldom works in dealing with social issues and particularly when the government is lead by blind ideology with little policy substance. As I have said before, what sort of nihilistic government subjects large swathes of it’s citizens to successive generations of welfarism?

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      • The yanks have Trump derangement syndrome (TDS) We in NZ have National Derangement Syndrome (NDS)
        If National did it then it must be bad.

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        • I see the MSM bought up Simon Bridges low rating again last week.
          That was all so last year.
          What matters is that the pardy is doing well.
          We al know that most Natonal supporters will vote National even if they don’t rank him up there.

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          • “We al know that most Natonal supporters will vote National even if they don’t rank him up there”

            Disagree Diggy, 40 year I’ve voted National – ACT getting my party vote this time.

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          • Couldn’t disagree more. I still can’t see myself voting national ever again they way they towed the line on bypassing any shred of democratic process around the gun law reform. Give them an inch and they will take a mile. We as a country should not tolerate it. The only voice of reason currently is David Seymore in my opinion. Granted all politicians say one thing and do another once their snout is in the trough.

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            • Keys legacy to National was an obsession with owning the middle. What he neglected to tell them and which the electorate has worked out, is that this means standing for nothing and an all consuming preoccupation with seeking power rather than doing what’s best for NZ.

              English seemed to be steering them away from that but Bridges and co have firmly placed them back.

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  4. It’s the left that gorge themselves on free stuff, i wonder how the centre voters see this massive bribe in election year..?

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    • As long as they get it as well, they will vote accordingly. Got to keep their snouts in the taxpayers pocket.

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    • Yes, we do not need many centre / swinger voters to go back to the right to get a National / New Conservative goverment supported by the Ateroearoa great pardy.
      Especially if NZF gets under 5%

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      • The only way that the NC will get in parliament is for National to do a deal like they will for ACT in Epsom. That is very possible if the NC can poll above 1%.

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        • i think the Old Converstives got 3 or 4% a few elections ago. So the NC with a gauranted seat could easily do that again.
          That could then mabe be 5 or 6 seats on the right of National.

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          • The OLD CONSERVATIVES were the true party of the sky fairy addled nutters. A leopard NEVER changes its spots.

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                • There is a t least one other YSB member on here that agrees with me regarding Act and the NC’s
                  I wish Act well, any right of centre party in parliament hasgot to be good.
                  But I stil say that ACT did nto see much of a bounce at the last CB poll
                  Lets see how they do at the next one.

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                  • But I stil say that ACT did nto see much of a bounce at the last CB poll

                    They only doubled their votes between the July 2019 poll and the November 2019 polls and will be capable of contributing two seats to the next government. Not much of a bounce.

                    Then and again, New Conservatives are contributing 0. Let’s cheer them on.

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          • For a fella so fond of the CONservatives I thought you would know.

            2011 Cons Got 2.7 % of the vote
            2014 Cons got 4.1% of the vote or about 100,000 votes.
            This was at a cost of $4 million of Colon Craig’s God Dollars
            2014 Cost $27 per vote for no seats.

            The current raggedy mob of NCs wont have 5% of that sort of money to spend.
            Not going to happen.

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      • Diggy, you say
        ‘we do not need many centre / swinger voters to go back to the right to get a National / New Conservative goverment .

        What has going to the right got to do with Notional?
        You wont find them there.

        It is not 1950 anymore.

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      • No thank you. Imagine having to see Leighton Baker on TV every parliamentary session. The man just looks stupid and cross-eyed over his big nose. And he wouldn’t rule out anthropogenic climate change on his AMA and worst of all, his party is a God-bothered Conservative nuthouse that is looking to align all of New Zealand with Judeo-Christian philosophy. Talk about control freaks!

        (How did I do, did I do a reasonable impersonation of Diggy having a go at ACT and David Seymour?)

        🙂

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    • Stigie:

      “It’s the left that gorge themselves on free stuff,”

      Is it true that Bellamy’s has hired extra staff, including chefs, to ensure that Team Jacinda (represented by Megan Woods) and Team Winston (represented by Shane Jones) don’t starve on the job? (It goes without saying that the food bill has gone up – more ingredients and only the best will do.)

      I heard a rumour that one of the new chefs has been assigned to Green MPs, given their preference for vegan and other fashionable diets!

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  5. There might be some on here that could enlighten me on whether or not it is true that Jacinda and her family are heading back to Australia to finish there holiday as the reason they returned was to forfil engagements that were promised, and apparently it was organized well before the start of there holiday.

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  6. More Woke Pope Nonsense

    The Chief pedophile defender – his supreme wokeness Pope Francis – instructs us that the increase in anti-semitism is due to “populism”!

    Normally, you can just about understand the mental gymnastics that woke globalists come up with to justify their nonsense accusations. But on this one – I’m floored. I just don’t see how it works. I mean all the anti-semitism in society these days is (as it’s always been) emanating from the socialists (like Hitler and Stalin in the past).

    And the problem with that is that socialism just isn’t at all popular! Corbyn is a big-time anti-semite – and his brand of envy and hate speech got roundly rejected at the ballot box. Same goes for National after their appalling attack on jews with UNSC 2334.

    So if it’s the socialists are anti-semitic and there is no popular support for the dirty socialists – how on earth can it be “populism” that’s driving it?

    Personally, I thought it was pretty obvious that when you import millions of primitive muslims to the West – people who are indoctrinated into blaming the Jews for everything – that we were going to see a rise in anti-semitism. And I didn’t think that there was much of a strain on the cognition to be able to work that one out – QED. Still maybe his wokeness is just a big fat /corrupt globalist liar. It’s not like there’s a shortage of them is it?

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    • Some muslims kindly do not read all the koran and hadith for context, nor attend mosques, or listen to imams, so they do not receive the anti jew message, nor understand al-Walaa` wal-Baraa.
      Yet imams, devout, righteous, dedicated, loyal, faithful, pious will all help guide them fully in the ways of Mohammad, when the time is right.

      Conclusion
      The belief in Allah and the Last Day is one of the pillars of Faith in Islam.
      The Qur’an tells us Allah has cursed the Jews with enmity and hatred until that Day of Judgment, and the sahih hadith tell us that this day will not come unless the Muslims fight and slaughter the Jews.
      So, from a scriptural and theological perspective, Muslims has to believe in the total annihilation of Jews.
      We are further told that Muslims will be saved on the Day of Resurrection by throwing Jews into hell-fire.

      It is dictated to Muslims by their holy scripture and other authentic sources to hate the Jews until the end of times then to massacre them with the help of talking stones and trees.
      Hatred of Jews is a holy ordinance for Muslims.
      Throughout Islamic history, this has been acknowledged by its scholars.

      https://wikiislam.net/wiki/Islamic_Antisemitism#The_Qur.27an

      One of the other ways is to gain ‘jizyah’ so that Jews exceedingly pay the way of muslims.

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  7. Emergency World Health Organisation meeting organised to discuss China’s coronavirus
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2020/01/emergency-world-health-organisation-meeting-organised-to-discuss-china-s-coronavirus.html

    The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) director-general will convene an emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss the mysterious coronavirus spreading across Asia.

    On Tuesday, China’s National Health Commission confirmed the virus, that has killed at least three people and infected 217 in China, could spread by human-to-human transmission. About 139 new cases were reported over the weekend.

    “Now we can say it is certain that it is a human-to-human transmission phenomenon,” Zhong Nanshan, the scientist leading the expert panel on the oubreak, said. Two cases reported in Guangdong are believed to have come from human transmission. Medical staff there are also infected.

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  8. Why are those who have gathered to protest against gun laws called “activists”? Don’t the public have a right to protest proposed law changes?

    Thousands of pro-gun activists rally in Virginia against new restrictions
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2020/01/thousands-of-pro-gun-activists-rally-in-virginia-against-new-restrictions.html

    Thousands of armed pro-gun activists from across the United States rallied outside Virginia’s capitol building on Monday to protest new restrictions proposed by state lawmakers, with authorities bracing for violence.

    The rally began on a cold morning with a festival-like atmosphere in the streets of Richmond. Many in the crowds were dressed in camouflage or tactical gear and carrying weapons as they exchanged pleasantries with others arriving at the event. Some browsed vendors’ pro-gun T-shirts and other merchandise, much of it carrying slogans supporting President Donald Trump.

    Those backing tougher gun restrictions see Democrats taking control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in a generation on campaign promises of tougher access to arms as offering a model for other traditionally gun-friendly states.

    Activists at the rally argued that Virginia is stomping on their constitutional right to bear arms and vowed that Monday’s event will help citizens understand how quickly they can lose the ability to carry guns, based on who wins at the ballot box.

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  9. Can NZ PLEASE have an effective leader like President Trump!!!!

    While Pelosi pulls political stunts Trump is cutting through red tape that has been holding up infrastucture, growing a booming economy and securing profitable trade deals for the USA.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LI19Ekaj-1w
    Steve Hilton: Pelosi stunts vs. Trump results

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    • Yes, leaders like Trump and Boris Johnson, and Rodrigo Duterte, do not come along very often.
      They dont take any shit, and get things done.

      PS
      Can you imagine David Seymour pulling crowds of thousands cheering at rallies?

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      • To give Seymour his credit, he’s beginning to get the inkling of the power of the MAGA hat. Apparently, he wants to Make Aotearoa Great Again and is giving away 50 hats with that logo.

        Of course, snivelling left wingers are aghast that anyone would even think of invoking the spirit of Trump here in Woke Central NZ. I imagine Seymour will buckle and make an apology in the next few days.

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        • If he was really clever, he would not copy another slogan and come up with his own slogan and hat.
          I hope Donald Trump sues his arse off.

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          • And yet, you wear a Maga hat for a different purpose in New Zealand, also a copy of Trump’s slogan. And you applaud that use of it.

            Hypocrite much?

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        • I like him, i just feel that he looks like a school boy, has no charisma, and belives in man made climate change, (I dont) thinks that Aeoetroa is a good name for NZ, and leads a one man party that only got 13,000 votes last election.
          And spent two years on a single divisive issue which should be a consicous vote.

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          • And he is the only politician in parliament with principles that aren’t bought and sold or change on a whim. I can see why you don’t like him.

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            • Pascal David Seymour the only Politicain in Parliament that is not bought sold or change on a whim. Ha ha Winton bought him to get what he wanted on the euthanasia vote so don’t talk crap. But that doesn’t mean we should not vote for him.

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              • Go re-read what I wrote, happy.

                I don’t believe he sold his principles, as he wanted (as do 68% of Kiwis over the last 21 odd polls) the choice for people on euthenasia.

                What he did do is secure Winston Peters support in return for taking the issue to a referendum.

                Why do you think that is him selling out his principles to Winston Peters?

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          • You’ll be happy to hear Diggy that Shaun Plunket on Magic Talk is intending to have the NC’s on next week.
            They will have at least one listener!

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          • For a chappie that plasters himself around political blogs and makes – what – 30 + posts a day- you have a very poor grasp of politics, Mr Dignap.

            Seymour in the last year has:
            -stood alone against gun confiscation
            -Said the cops should go after the gangs before the law abiding
            -Stood out against the use of taxpayers money to bail out the failing dirtbags of media filth (my words, not his)
            -Stood up against the suppression of free speech and called out University crooks for using public funding to oppose free speech in universities
            -He was the only one to oppose the Zero Carbon Bill wankfest. Notional dragged their lifeless dicks into supporting that travesty. (My words, not his)
            – called out Golriz Ghahraman for what she is a ‘menace to freedom in New Zealand’
            -openly spoke of concern for the protesters in Hong Kong. He did not cower and hide behind Jian Yang.

            Notional behave like they have the same supply agreement with Labour as the Greens do.
            Just like the Greens they use a few words on disagreement but pretty much back them in everything.

            The New Cons still have an error ridden website still with factual errors that I pointed out 2 months ago. Still there.
            The thing reads like it was written by a 14 year old.

            Seymour is smart in entering the MAGA idea into a slow news slot. He is getting plenty of attention. That is what one needs in an election year.
            Come 13 March there will be a news swamp out for the rest of the month reliving Mr Tarrants deeds from last year.
            Then Easter, Anzac, winter, no year of delivery, then electioneering.
            He is getting in front of publicity. Name recognition.

            Please Name the achievements by Baker or Ikilei of the New Cons in the last year?

            Please Name achievements by Soimon.
            I’ve got one – talk about being mean to gangs. Any others?

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            • Seymour also hosted a group of women feminists at Parliament who’d had their talkfest cancelled by Massey University because they weren’t “woke” enough for the likes of Marama Davidson’s rabid green feminists to be allowed freedom of speech to discuss issues affecting women.

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            • Yes, I do spend too much time on here.
              I don’t consider myself an expert, I just want to get rid of Labour and the Greens
              As I’ve said before I do other things towards that goal

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              • All opinions are welcome Diggy! YSB upholds free speech. Good to have you to argue from another point of view even if many don’t agree with you about the NC’s.

                At least you have kept the NC’s in the discussion. Shaun
                Plunkett mentioned Vernon Tava’s new political party on his programme today and I’d forgotten all about them as they haven’t surfaced in the news since their launch. I can’t even remember the name of their party!

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            • Taking about grasp of polictics
              The aveage voter (most of them) does not care about those things.
              Its jobs
              Disposable income
              Prices
              House prices.
              Feelz
              Do they feel oppressed – eg Clarks Shower heads etc)
              What do they think of their leader – Babies, magazines covers, hugs or waving and bobbing
              The latest scandal

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      • I don’t care if he is a popular person or not. What matters is the principles he has and what he stands for and what he can achieve.

        He won’t be returning us to a 1950’s, white picket fence Christian Nirvana.
        He won’t be selling us out to the Communists.
        He was the ONLY politician to oppose the gun buy-back. The others, like NC and National later followed his lead.
        He has consistently stood for our freedoms, when Labour, National and the rest of them were looking to ban foreign speakers.
        He has taken a pragmatic, sensible approach to difficult topics like Climate Change, Globalism and so forth.
        He is for less involvement of the State in our lives.
        He is for reductions in welfare.
        He is for reductions in tax.
        He is for giving New Zealanders their own choices, rather than taking them away.

        If he can do a 10th of that, he’s done more than Labour, National and the New Conservatives put together.

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      • You just can’t let it go can you. Any chance to have a ‘Dig’ at David Seymour in the hope we will all become followers of NC. Not a hope. 😜

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  10. National calls for investigation into Shane Jones and forestry company
    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/national-calls-investigation-into-shane-jones-and-forestry-company

    The National Party says Shane Jones has serious questions to answer about his knowledge of a forestry company’s application for $15 million from the Provincial Growth Fund.

    NZ Future Forest Products (NZFFP), a company with links to New Zealand First, said it had given a presentation to Jones some months before the minister said he had first heard of the company’s project.

    National’s spokesperson on regional development Chris Bishop is calling on the Auditor-General to investigate.

    NZFFP’s directors include Brian Henry, lawyer to New Zealand First Party leader Winston Peters, judicial officer of the party and one of two trustees of the New Zealand First Foundation, and NZ First leader Winston Peters’ partner Jan Trotman, who joined the company in August 2019.

    Jones, a New Zealand First MP who is forestry minister and the minister responsible for the $3 billion Provincial Growth Fund, has consistently said he first heard about the NZFFP bid on 14 October last year.

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  11. I read today Tariana Turia ripping into Labour and Ardern about how useless and full of shit they are.

    Smart Maori side with the right as they provide outcomes and opportunities for Maori. Not vapid virtue signaling.

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    • “Smart Maori side with the right as they provide outcomes and opportunities for Maori. ”
      Unfortunately a lot of Maori don’t have the inclination or energy to provide outcomes or opportunities for themselves. Too easy on the taxpayer tit. But then, there are some great people who are Maori who do work hard and do achieve a lot. Pity they’re outnumbered and over shouted by those on Te Gravy Train whose progeny were eternally damaged by colonisation.

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  12. So John Campbell and his panel think that National are going to gather the angry white vote this election, he thinks those from NZ First that didn’t like Winston Peter’s walking away from his promise to do something about the Maori seats and others not happy about Labour.
    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/national-party-could-target-angry-white-vote-election-commentator-says
    Well if National had said the same as John Cambell has said about his beloved Greens this fuckwit would preaching that is racism and using his job to get as many people as he could to condemn National. The media in NZ are a fucking disgrace and have joined forces to do what they can to stop National winning the 2020 General Election.

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      • Is stuffed, still pushing Campbells barrow how hard done by he is by having to go to work like everybody else?

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    • Social Justice Theory:
      Angry white people = white privileged, bad, repressive, oppressive, reactionary, small minded, bigoted, ignorant, petty, dangerous, unjustified. BAD.
      Angry brown or black = disadvantaged, awake, aware, emboldened, liberated, assertive, challenging, courageous, enlightened, inspiring, justified. GOOD.

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      • Everyone of the wee little petals!
        You would only get poor copy if you cut some out!
        The better question is who in cabinet, didn’t go?
        And why not?
        Not standing at the next election?

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    • Cambell is a fucking moron. Bleeding heart socialist. depressed Socialist.
      Haw can a company who money comes from decent entertainment afford to employ him?

      Sooner they go broke the sooner we get rid of his utter pessimism.

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  13. Trumps wins again – headline from Gateway Pundit – couldn’t resist –
    WINNING! ‘Mexico Has Become Trump’s Wall’: Migrant Caravan Stopped by Troops at Border With Guatemala.
    So Pelosi and her gang of fuckwits denied cash to build a wall and Trump using potential against Mexico resulted in Mexico doing the job of stopping illegal migrants from even getting top the US Border, found a cheaper more effective way so in a way Mexico is paying of the wall .

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  14. Uh-oh!

    Ihumātao deal ‘just around the corner’, Pania Newton announces
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2020/01/ihum-tao-deal-just-around-the-corner-pania-newton-announces.html

    “Discussions with all parties on the future of the site are progressing.”
    Newton said Fletcher was downplaying the company leaving the whenua.

    A spokesperson for Finance Minister Grant Robertson said: “Talks are progressing towards a resolution for the land at Ihumātao, but there is no announcement to make at this time.”

    So not imminent then. Just a loud mouth pushing for a decision on her cause. 🤥

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    • Jacinda can’t hug her way out of that mess.
      No matter what happens, there will be people who feel let down or betrayed.
      Shouldn’t have touched it with a 10 foot barge pole. Not an issue for the government. No open Treaty Settlement.
      Private property and civil law.

      …Perhaps could chalk this one up to another failure of the ‘softly-softly’ NZ Police before that.
      Should have gone on in and demolished or removed all the material from the site daily, and dragged off and charged every trespasser. It was clearly a split between Iwi.
      Kaumatua were wanting the protestors gone and came onto the site with the police.
      There was a time (videotaped) showing how the protesters fled completely off the site ahead of the police and the kaumatua noted how they just return when they went away. The police should have invited Fletcher’s to bulldoze all the kitchen and accommodation and toilet facilities the moment the squatters ran off.
      But once the rent-a-mob, Peace Action and Action Stations bozos bussed on in to swell the numbers, it was really already too big. Social Media, a slick misinformation campaign, harnessing the misinformed grievances of young and dumb Maori, then celebrities and politicians got on the band wagon – the rest is history.

      Hope this flares up and causes a stink before it is all done.

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      • Huggies should get Comrade Cindy to front their tv advertisments!
        The amount of shit she wipes up is amazing, one wipe and it’s gone!
        She must get down on bended knees every night to thank god!

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    • Comrade Cindy will be trying her best to wrap that up before she fronts up at the Ratana church and maori day at the beach
      Just imagine the hugs and feelz for that! No dildo for you!

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    • Fletcher huh.
      Two jobs. Sky city and the new Westgate
      Similar builds and cost. One finished one a disaster.
      GFletcher should be broken up and the bits sold,

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  15. With Chinese new year upon us – will Ardern pledge to honour her anti Chinese immigration policies and slash immigration as she said she would?

    Having blamed Chinese for housing and economic problems along with trying to destroy us.

    Seeing her ranting manically about those jews of the East, at the podium last election, I was reminded of a far greater leader.

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    • I’ve been thinking about the current state of China and our political leaders response to their actions, Kea. I see modern China as having more than passing similarities to Hitlers Germany;

      *A central “leader for life” figure within a totalitarian government system
      *An ethno-nationalist government program ridding the country of undesirable groups that might threaten their “nation/volk first” policies
      *Rapid mass industrialisation
      *Increasing expansionism within their geographic region
      *Increased aggression towards neighboring states who challenge expansionism

      And how do our political leaders respond to this? Just shy of uttering “peace in our time”. How Chamberlain-esque.

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  16. I was pleasantly surprised to see the protest march in Virginia went off without a hitch.
    I felt quite proud of them.
    They peacefully marched for their rights not to be impinged upon by bureaucratic incompetents.
    Well done to those people who understand that peaceful marches can pack a pretty powerful wallop.

    On the other side the MSM screeching and predicting mass murder, assassinations with firebombings and racial disharmony were sorely disappointed again (POS)
    One comment from a protester encapsulates what respect and standing up for your rights means.

    “Peaceful” is an understatement. I was there. People were literally picking up trash to leave the grounds cleaner than when we arrived.

    This old feller towards the end of the clip is referred to as background noise. Respect?

    ‘F**k You!’ Elderly Man Crashes Live MSNBC Shot At Virginia Gun Rights Rally

    https://dailycaller.com/2020/01/20/fk-you-elderly-man-live-msnbc-shot/

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    • I got to admit, I was relieved too. I felt for sure that Soros would send some of his brownshirts (his wear Antifa black though) in to stir up trouble and give Northam a chance to do a Cindy.

      Still the 2A lot were filming everything for all they were worth, it would have been tough to pull off a false flag with 20,000 cellphone cameras going.

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      • From the reports I saw, 5 buses of Antifa stirrers turned up and were overwhelmed and monitored by a group called “black guns matter”. This shut down any problems. The cops are pretty staunch 2A advocates there anyway.
        Antifa are cowards. Too many people packing.

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      • Whatever you do, whatever the cost……don’t hire a bald Tohunga!

        ……”Recorded taniwha-lore also clearly indicates that the tohunga had a
        level of power over taniwha. It has been noted that the tohunga would
        at times pluck hair from their head whilst performing sacred karakia, in
        order to gain control over taniwha. However, it could easily be argued
        that, as a result of the Tohunga Suppression Act of 1907, a great deal of
        information regarding the practices of tohunga—and hence the tohunga
        related aspects of taniwha lore—has been lost, and hence that our
        remaining knowledge of these practices is either incomplete or partially
        inaccurate due to omissions”……

        https://www.researchgate.net/publication/283318670_The_Road_and_the_Taniwha

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        • A quick email to Trump will reveal his bigly goodly hairdresser. Maori might not be able to afford his fees but no doubt a treety claim is in the wind to get the taxpayer to fork out. Cannot have balding Tohunga.

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          • I accord Maori mythology about Taniwha the same degree of reverence as I do the Trinity, the Pope & Easter Island statues but the reference to the Tohunga Suppression Act of 1907 rang a few bells. Doubtlessly the bleeding heart revisionists will see the legislation as another symbol of colonialism but the truth differs.

            As background I was born & raised to about seven years on the East Coast north of Gisborne. Even at that age I was aware of the deep superstitions held by local Maori & years later asked my old man what was behind the law.

            Apparently the Tohunga resented the Pakeha doctors & opposed their scientific attitude to illness. According to the witchdoctors sickness was spiritual & usually the result of a curse. They were believed to the nth degree. If the Tohunga told a Maori he was going to die he went home, laid down & awaited his fate!

            Suppressing the old fakers was an effort to improve the lot of Maori!

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            • Nasska…yet the main proponent for the Tohunga Suppression Act was Maui POMARE.

              Superstition is still alive and well on the Coast. Just the other day my elderly neighbour complained that she was being awoken in the middle of the night by her recently deceased husband pulling on her ankles. She told her university educated daughter about it and the daughter’s advice was to seek out a tohunga.
              She later to spoke to my beloved (a niece one generation removed) who told her to get to the local doctor…yip a medical problem… (I could mention a number of other recent local anecdotal stories of this superstitious nonsense still thriving in 21st century Maoridom)

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              • Sir Āpirana Ngata was another influential Maori on the East Coast. I’ve never been able to determine exactly whether he was friend or foe to his people. Some say he defrauded his people of their lands……others describe him as an aspirational leader. Either way from all accounts he had the gift of the gab (or oratory as some prefer to describe it).

                Few, other than those who lived there in the 50s could begin to understand how isolated Gisborne was from the rest of NZ.

                The road through the Waioeka Gorge was a work in progress & storms frequently took out both the road & rail through the Whareatas. The airport coped better but the route around East Cape was hopeless. In 1954 there were over twenty fords between Kaiti & Tikitiki. Electric reticulation wasn’t completed until the end of the decade.

                This isolation affected everything including work, politics & promoted a stand alone ethic in both Maori & Pakeha. There wasn’t much point in relying on modern developments rendered unreliable because they couldn’t be maintained or serviced.

                Over sixty years later aspects of it still linger.

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                • Apirana was a typical Maori. Said and di what suited him at the time. Certainly didn’t like Tuhoe nor Rua.
                  Was behind the banning of Maori in schools but in todays world that was the white man.

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                  • As you say the white man had nothing to do with kids getting strapped for speaking Maori at school. The push for that came from the kids’ parents who realised that Maori was a cultural language that their offspring could pick up at home or on the marae. Their tamariki were going to school to learn English & arithmetic & get decent jobs.

                    My brother & myself made up the pakeha component of a 22 pupil country school. We learned to speak playground Maori but it was used only out of earshot of the teacher & his assistant.

                    As I guess all kids we were invited to each others homes for birthdays & whatever. I still recall a distinct lack of popularity we suffered amongst our school mates when the host’s mother announced that since they had Pakeha guests they could “park up that Maori shit & practise their English for the afternoon.” 🙂

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                • Heaven forbid if NZ ever had to put together a conscripted army. At least on the Coast those conscripted, not addled out on dope and welfare largesse would still make a formidable fighting force.

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    • Just to widen up on Nasska’s point. 🙂

      The teachers may have strapped for speaking maori, which was incidentally a maori, but that strap or yard ruler or whatever came to hand, went on everyone for anything, even if an infraction was done unwittinlgy, that was a misdemeanor, with out any difference to race for what I can recall.

      Not that I was counting, but just trying to stay on the right side of things for myself.
      I did figure somethings were unreasonable, like not wearing shoes, on a warm winter’s day, but that was the system and I recall a pakeha being strapped over that.

      Still every one just got on with things, eventually learnt, and so life was lived.
      Just get on with life.

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  17. This is the best sounding video, as the original had bad acoustic echo has been eased up on, The subtitles still play around a bit. 🙂

    Tommy Robinson – Acceptance Speech For Sappho Award [hosted by the Free Speech Society]
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=237&v=FSHQ7jsrR-k&feature=emb_logo
    1 hour 17 minutes 36 secs.

    When you can, take the time to watch.
    Allow for a bit more time, as you mull over some parts, or even repeat segments.

    This shows the many different levels of journalism, editors, media, politicians, globalists, corporations, the brainwashing, the smearing, and how things are on many things.

    I knew of things, but Tommy, having lived it pulls so many different points together into a cohesive form and into so many parts of the “establishment” and into such depth and very thorough.

    Thanks Tommy Robinson, a video that will teach one about the wiles and ways of people and politicians seeking total control, and needs to be copied so it can not be shut down, and made to go viral is we can.

    “Join and confront the issue of big text censorship of Silicon Valley …. …. dangerous of left wing alliance today we will end up surrendering our freedoms”

    And thanks to Ed, as we ponder on what TR, has and is going through, the stress, the sacrifice, for truth, showing up the “gas lighting” done by many of the powerful to retain their control, power & income.

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    • This interview was done after the “acceptance speech” in Denmark.
      The interviewer seems to be a bit pissed off about Tommy Robinson. as he was exposed in not checking out facts, or what he thought were facts.
      Still TR patiently & politely holds his own against that hostile interviewer.

      Tommy Robinson on Deadline, Danish TV. 19th January 2020
      https://3speak.online/watch?v=rairfoundation/sploqcko
      14 mins 27 seconds.

      Interesting to note how there seems to be a world wide shutdown, pressure brought to bear, to close of debate & discussion about the issues that TR brings up.

      “Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth”, is a law of propaganda often attributed to the Nazi Joseph Goebbels.
      https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20161026-how-liars-create-the-illusion-of-truth
      So it would seem to be truth when the lie is told a thousand times.

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  18. Tucker Carlson just said on Fox news
    That the person who wins the Presidential election this year is the one that can promise to fix the middle class peoples lives.
    Make it eaiser for them to get a good job and a house so they can start a family.
    The party that forgives student loans will win the elction.
    He also talks about the left emptying their prison,s and cutting back on free speech
    Its almost an exact copy of what the COL are doing here.
    Here is the link
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eR1Pm7ANLw
    Watch the bit from 4:00 onwards. The whole clips is only 5 minutes.

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  19. More Babies Is Top National Priority, Putin Declares at ‘State of the Union’ Speech

    Russia’s future and historical perspective depend on how many of us there are (I would like to start the main part of my Address with demography), how many children are born in Russian families in one, five or ten years, on these children’s upbringing, on what kind of people they become and what they will do for the country, as well as on the values they choose as their mainstay in life.

    https://russia-insider.com/en/more-babies-top-national-priority-putin-declares-state-union-speech/ri28183

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  20. Socialist capitalism?

    Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport Opens Yet Another, $500M International Terminal, JFK Still a 3rd World Embarrassment

    With the opening of Terminal C, Sheremetyevo’s maximum capacity will reach 80 million passengers per year.

    Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport opened the first phase of its newest international terminal Friday.

    Sheremetyevo is the eighth-busiest airport in Europe, with more than 49.9 million travelers using its terminals last year.

    https://russia-insider.com/en/moscows-sheremetyevo-airport-opens-yet-another-500m-international-terminal-jfk-still-3rd-world

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    • An angry wife was complaining about her husband spending all his free time in a bar, so one night he took her along with him. “What’ll you have?” he asked. “Oh, I don’t know. The same as you I suppose,” she replied. So, the husband ordered a couple of Jack Daniel’s and threw his down in one shot. His wife watched him, then took a sip from her glass and immediately spat it out. “Yuck, that’s TERRIBLE!” she spluttered. “I don’t know how you can drink this stuff!” “Well, there you go,” cried the husband. “And you think I’m out enjoying myself every night!”

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  21. How to dupe the sheeple.
    I told you this is dangerous.

    5G Cell Phone Radiation: How the Telecom Companies Are Losing the Battle to Impose 5G Against the Will of the People

    In an impassioned speech before the United Nations General Assembly on 24 September 2019, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated that digital authoritarianism is not the stuff of dystopian fantasy but of an emerging reality. He described the Internet of Things, “smart” cities and AI as a giant, dark thundercloud lowering ever more oppressively over the human race, a gathering force reshaping the future of humanity over which the human race has no control and from which, in future, there may be nowhere to hide.

    https://www.globalresearch.ca/telcos-losing-battle-impose-5g/5691065

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  22. Immune discovery ‘may treat all cancer’

    The scientists were looking for “unconventional” and previously undiscovered ways the immune system naturally attacks tumours.

    What they found was a T-cell inside people’s blood. This is an immune cell that can scan the body to assess whether there is a threat that needs to be eliminated.

    The difference is this one could attack a wide range of cancers.

    “There’s a chance here to treat every patient,” researcher Prof Andrew Sewell told the BBC.

    He added: “Previously nobody believed this could be possible.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51182451

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    • It is in Nash’s court, So what is Nash going to do?
      Has gun buy back solved the issue? 🙁 or is that the eye and resources are off the ball and the vacuum is being filled.

      What is Simon’s plans?
      What will Act push to get done?

      patched members has increased by 30-35 per cent in the past 2-3 years in Hawke’s Bay alone.
      There’s a Gang Focus Unit, created last year to tackle organised crime, but if anyone thought it was any kind of panacea they’d be wrong.
      It’s “not the silver bullet for this particular problem” says Kura. “This is well beyond police.”

      There are other regions also having new nests of gangs settling in.
      Some how they are buying some of those houses they live in.
      So that will eventually prove impossible to move them on, though moving them on, only passes the problem to another area.
      That also goes for pulling police resources from one area where it has been reasonably controlled, so that weakened area, is now a vacuum and will be resettled by gangs.

      Is this the new “normal” that the community has work around, to live with now?

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