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Aaron Shanahan
Aaron Shanahan
Jul 14, 2022

I'll be the first to admit that Boris made a hash of it. A likeable buffoon, but he fell into the trap of self importance.

All the bluster and balderdash won't cut it when the populace sees what was going on... sure, the media, in typical fashion, overhyped it, but the writing was on the wall.

Personally? I'm sorry to see him go.

The conservative party have at least got a reasonable window to repair this mess before the next election.

And, God forbid, labor wins the next election. Don't people ever learn? Voting left causes social cancer. We've witnessed it here, and yet we have to wade through another year and a bit to see this lot of despo…


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Al Bourne
Al Bourne
Jul 12, 2022

The following from an English paper highlights what the cartoon implies.

The costs of lockdowns - from high inflation and debt to chaotic supply chains - are now emerging.

She was determined to protect the country’s health. She locked the doors to keep the virus at bay. And, although it might be tough for a while, the country and its economy would emerge in far stronger shape than most of its rivals.

At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was widely praised for her rational, science-based approach to the virus. She was dealing with it far better than anyone else, we were told again and again - and it was a model to be…


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Al Bourne
Al Bourne
Jul 28, 2022
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and without a shot being fired

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Octavian Augustus
Octavian Augustus
Jul 12, 2022

Freethinking, analytical and critical journalists simply don't make it into the corporate media, because these qualities are precisely those they do not want a journalist to possess. They are there to promulgate narratives that benefit those who create those narratives, under the guise of disinterestedly presenting news. As Noam Chomsky once observed to the BBC’s Andrew Marr during an interview in 1996:


“I’m not saying you’re self-censoring. I’m sure you believe everything you’re saying. But what I’m saying is that, if you believed something different, you wouldn’t be sitting where you’re sitting.”


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pV85306K64w&t=3s

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I expect this blog site is more than a prick in Cindy"s underwear and expect her dogs monitor it regularly. This being the case I wonder how long it will be before BB&H is declared a publication detrimental to national security, and will be shut down. In the event of co-governance I am sure the mob will get Mahuta's gang to shoot it up. But then I could be wrong, Pigs might fly.

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Dogs like that, pigs don't need to fly, they just wait for the next sloop bucket to arrive.

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Maori dogs, why bit the hand that feeds you?

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