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Welcome to The Islamic Republic of Swedestan

This video is a MUST watch.The guy deserves a medal for being radical enough to tell the truth in today’s incredibly hostile world of Political correctness.




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?

Brooke Shields has ancestral links with a number of noble families from Italy; also, she is a descendant of King Henry IV of France. (Source)

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Wedding with wrestling commentary. Gold


Google Maps, taking the load off parents


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Chris Cairns fail to show, perhaps he is flatting with Julian?

Chris Cairns has failed to show up in a London court for his perjury trial.

A British judge wasn’t impressed after former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns failed to show up for a London court hearing in his perjury trial.

Cairns has pleaded not guilty to a perjury charge stemming from a 2012 libel trial in Britain over alleged match-fixing, and is set for trial in October.

He was due to appear at a pre-trial hearing at the Old Bailey today, along with his co-defendant, Andrew Fitch-Holland, who was his barrister in the defamation case.

But Cairns’ lawyer, Simon Ray, told the court it had “escaped everybody’s attention” that Cairns had been required to attend and his client was in Australia.   Read more »

Auckland City commence poisoning the city’s water supply

 Auckland City has commenced poisoning the city’s water supply.

There is no way that 1080 will magically avoid kōkako or Hochstetter’s frogs.  It’s a blunt ugly tool, and the whole forest goes dead quiet for a year or two after a 1080 drop.

A 1080 poison drop on Auckland’s Hunua Ranges – where 60 percent of the city’s water supply comes from – begins today.

The drop is part of a strategy will target a plague of rats and possums threatening native species in the ranges.

It will be made in three stages over two weeks, starting today with non-toxic bait to get the pests used to it, and the poison will follow in about a week.

Auckland Council said a total of about 50 tonnes of bait would be dropped over 21,500 hectares.

The Council’s biodiversity manager Rachel Kelleher said there would be a lot of testing after the drops.

“Monitoring the actual pests that we are targeting, through to monitoring of non-target species, or species we are trying to protect, like the kōkako or Hochstetter’s frogs.   Read more »

Unions back bearded Socialist Voter Repellent


The pommy unions seem hell bent on ensuring Labour stays out of office in the UK for many years to come.

They are backing the bearded socialist voter repellent Jeremy Corbyn.

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership campaign has received a major boost after he won the backing of Britain’s second-biggest trade union, Unison.

Dave Prentis, general secretary of the union, which has 1.3 million members, said Mr Corbyn’s message had “resonated with public sector workers” and that “their choice shows a clear need for change towards a fairer society”.

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