Thursday nightCap

Cam wants this done with cats. Obese cats

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Today’s Trivia

via doctormacro.com

American poultry farmers make most of their profit from selling chicken feet to China. (source)

 

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Whoopsie. As you were…

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Some guy built this in his garden so those walking by can play with it

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Participating (commenting) on Whaleoil on election day

Even though any breach of the Electoral Act on Whaleoil during election day will probably be met with a caution at worst, we would like to run a decent show.  None of the blog posts will breach the rules.  But people that comment are also required to change what they would normally do to fall within the requirements of the Act.

Failure to adhere to the rules set out in this article on Saturday (until the polls close at 7pm) will result in having your commenting access permanently withdrawn.  Even if you did it out of ignorance.

There are basically three sources we need to draw our rules from

РWhat we can do as a publisher of news  a.k.a.  restrictions on media

– What we can and can’t do as “social media” – meaning: ¬†the comments

– General 3rd party rules on election day

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Daily Roundup

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Labour handing out election material to school children.   No shame.  Real dirty politics.

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Tonight’s One News Colmar Brunton Poll

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Proof the left wing don’t respect democracy

The left wing in New Zealand, ably assisted by a biased media have constantly harped on about Fiji holding elections, returning to democracy and doubting that Frank Bainimarama would even hold elections.

Well he has, they were free and fair and he won!

So what do they now say?

Malcolm Harbrow shows just exactly what the left wing actually thinks about democracy:

Fijians went to the polls yesterday in the first democratic elections in eight years. And with slightly more than half the ballots counted, it looks like they’ve given dictator Voreqe Bainimarama a clear majority. There’s been no allegations of fraud, so it looks like the result is the clear will of the Fijian people.

I’m appalled. I thought Fijians were better than that. Bainimarama seized power at gunpoint, silenced the media, and used intimidation, beatings and torture to retain power. And Fijians voted for him? I guess you get the government you deserve…

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