Filthy Catholic priest pedo scumbag set to be extradited…finally!

Bernard McGrath, enjoying the food court while awaiting a decision on his extradition to face 252 charges for sexual offending against boys

Bernard McGrath, pedo priest

Bernard McGrath can finally be named.

He is the filthy pedo scumbag who has been fighting his extradition to Australia where he is facing 250 charges of interfering with boys while a Catholic priest.

A High Court judge has rejected the bid by former Catholic brother Bernard Kevin McGrath to overturn the Minister of Justice’s decision to grant his extradition to Australia to face sex charges.

Justice Cameron Mander’s decision was issued at the Christchurch High Court today, two weeks after he spent half a day hearing submissions on the judicial review of the decision by former Justice Minister Judith Collins.

Australia is seeking the extradition of McGrath, 65, to face 252 child sex abuse charges there.

Justice Mander said today: “I conclude that the Minister made no reviewable error in making her decision that McGrath be surrendered to the Commonwealth of Australia. The application for review is declined.”

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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

by Pete

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?  Who watches the watchmen?

How would you feel if The Herald, Fairxfax, The Press, The Dominion Post, Mediaworks, TV3… and so on, had access to all the people in your contact list? ¬† How about, all the web sites you visit? ¬† How about all the other software you run? ¬† How about your bookmarks?

It’s all a matter of trust. ¬†(Part 1)

Trust is a big thing these days.  Information about us is recorded everywhere, often without our knowledge.  And some of it is shared.  Also without our knowledge.

Finally, some organisations actively set out to gather information from and about you, and they may not be upfront as to why they do it, what they do, and how they use the information afterward.

One area in our lives where information is just sucked out of us at a great rate of knots is through our electronic Internet-connected devices.

For example, I knowingly give Google access to all my emails, all my photos, all my contacts, because as an organisation they have told me they do it, they told me how they are going to use it, and I have the ability to remove any or all of it from their control at any time.  I also trust them to stop using my information if I withdraw it.

Similarly, I provide information to my insurance company. ¬†They need a lot of it to assess the risk they are taking on. ¬†I understand this. ¬†I also understand that they will not take that information and use it in a way that isn’t related to risk assessment for my policies, or using it for generalised demographical statistical analysis.

Here is a question I’d like you to ponder:

How would you feel if The Herald, Fairxfax, The Press, The Dominion Post, Mediaworks, TV3… and so on, had access to all the people in your contact list? ¬† How about, all the web sites you visit? ¬† How about all the other software you run? ¬† How about your bookmarks? ¬† Read more »

Don’t insult my intelligence



Terrorist (A)


Not a Terrorist (B)


Can you tell the difference between the man on the left and the man on the right? Both have committed acts of terror on the population.Both wave black flags when they do so and claim to be doing it for an Islamic terrorist organisation and both have killed the innocent.However one of them the MSM has decided is not a terrorist for the following reasons….






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Face of the day

A muppet

A Muppet

Todays face of the day is a Muppet called Brian Rudman.

He thinks that the best way to deal with terrorism is to let other countries deal with it because it is not our problem it is their problem.

I am glad I didn’t go to school with Brian. I can just imagine it. I rush in to break up a fight between the school bullies and the little new kid. Pauline and Kevin join me and even though none of us are particularly big or strong we know that together we can stop the poor kid from getting his head kicked in. ‘

“Hey Brian,” we call out, we need your help, ” Martin is getting a pounding.”

Brian replies, ” You guys are stupid. It is not your problem. You will just give the bullies a reason to start attacking you. I’m off to hide in the girl’s toilets.”



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Daily Proverb

Proverbs 17

12 It is safer to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than to confront a fool caught in foolishness.

Wednesday nightCap

The Awww of 3D printing


Today’s Trivia




Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?


The gold medal Ice Hockey match at the 2010 Winter Olympics was watched by 26.5m Canadians. That’s most of them. (source)


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Encyclopaedia Britannica’s death throes in the late 80s