Boss Hogg and his vigilante arsehole mates need to pick on someone else

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Outgoing Mayor and real Boss Hogg type character Alistair Sowman has unleashed a bunch of vigilante arseholes onto Marlborough.

They are searching for my source, the whistle-blower who busted Sowman’s Rosco P. Coltrane, John Leggett saying one thing in public and another behind closed doors.

Now their little witch hunt has escalated to violence.

A councillor is outraged about the “defamatory” vandalism of her signs, the latest in a spat about a leaked recording which appeared on a right-wing blog.

Campaign signs belonging to Laressa Shenfield were vandalised between Thursday night and Friday morning.

Wallpaper was glued over the original slogan, “Making a Difference”, and was changed to “Making a recording”.

The vandalism was “malicious”, Shenfield said.    Read more »

That’s it, it isn’t safe to vote for any Auckland Mayoral candidate

I was going to put up a recommended voter guide for the Auckland Council elections.

But after today I can no longer support any mayoral candidate.

Three leading mayoral candidates have backed the idea of dedicated seats for Māori on the Auckland Council, but one of them, Phil Goff, would leave it to the government to decide.

Mr Goff – along with John Palino and Chloe Swarbrick – said he would support Māori seats but, in today’s Radio Waatea debate, both Mark Thomas and Vic Crone opposed them.

Mr Goff was asked directly whether he would support dedicated Māori seats.

“I’d say ‘yes’, John Key says ‘no’, so it’s not going to happen,” he told a live audience gathered at a marae in Mangere.   Read more »

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Face of the Day

First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton talks to reporters outside the U.S. District Court in Washington Friday, Jan. 26, 1996 after testifying before a grand jury investigating Whitewater. Mrs. Clinton testified for about four hours in secret Friday to a grand jury that must decide whether criminal charges are warranted in the disappearance, and then rediscovery, of her long-sought law firm billing records.  (AP Photo/Denis Paquin)

First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton talks to reporters outside the U.S. District Court in Washington Friday, Jan. 26, 1996 after testifying before a grand jury investigating Whitewater. Mrs. Clinton testified for about four hours in secret Friday to a grand jury that must decide whether criminal charges are warranted in the disappearance, and then rediscovery, of her long-sought law firm billing records. (AP Photo/Denis Paquin)

Word of the day

The word for today is…

stentorian (adj) – Extremely loud.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Of powerful voice,” circa 1600, from Stentor, legendary Greek herald in the Trojan War, whose voice (described in the “Iliad”) was as loud as 50 men. His name is from Greek stenein “groan, moan,” from PIE imitative root *(s)ten-, source of Old English þunor “thunder”.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 26

4Don’t answer the foolish arguments of fools, or you will become as foolish as they are.

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