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An amazing story came in via the Tipline.  Mandatory watching, I think

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Cat.  AND a dolphin.


Today’s Trivia





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According to the NY Times, Koreans think about their age in terms of date of conception rather than birth. Would be curious if their are any Koreans reading want to verify this? (source)


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This pig is scared of loud noises. I have NO idea what this woman is about


Mum is not pleased


Daily Roundup


Looks like poor Bob is sick to the back teeth of being asked if he does.   Read more »

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Do we have no self respect? Dotcom doesn’t file deportation documents, Immigration now considers extension


Kim Dotcom may get a small reprieve in his deportation case.

The internet entrepreneur is being investigated by Immigration New Zealand after revelations he didn’t declare a dangerous driving conviction when applying for residency. Read more »

We have a duty to keep our police safe

The organisation representing rank-and-file police is once again calling for the arming of frontline officers.

The call comes after police shot dead Vaughan Te Moananui on the Coromandel Peninsula at the weekend, after he allegedly threatened officers with a gun.
Police Association president Greg O’Connor says the time is approaching when all frontline police will need to be armed.

“Fortunately in this case it was the armed offenders squad who he confronted, not the general police from Thames, because they would not have been as well-equipped to deal with the situation,” says Mr O’Connor.

In another incident last week, shots were fired at police in south Auckland.

And this is especially needed for cops that are out in the wops wops hours away from backup.  Time to get over our romantic view that our country is some idyllic safe backwater.  We are sending good men and women into situations while we are not taking full responsibility for their well being.

That’s just not right.


– 3 News


The Huddle at 1740


I’m on ZB with Larry Williams to do The Huddle with the lovely leftie Josie Pagani who will present the right of the left viewpoint in between taking hurried breaths and run-on sentences.

Planned topics include:

  • Firstly we’ve got the howling of conflict of interest being bandied around over a cabinet minister’s brother being charged with indecency charges against children.
  • Then we’ve had the Team New Zealand chairman resign from the job. It’s going to be a numbers game with the number of people with any credibility leaving in rapid succession.  Dare I say it?  Rats are deserting a sinking ship.
  • What’s up with boxing?  It allows Mayweather to continue fighting when he’s a misogynist wife beater.  No wonder senior National Party figures don’t think there is anything wrong with that.

You can listen online via iHeartRadio and normal methods.

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