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Guest Post: Chris Trotter’s dark reading of Israel’s dilemma

Sheree Trotter

Guest Post: Sheree Trotter is Te Arawa. She is the co-founder of Shadows of Shoah and a Ph.D candidate at the University of Auckland. This article was first published 19/01/17 on Shalom Kiwi



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We wish to work out a proposal to strengthen the online

You can never have to much strength in your online.

What follows is a stellar example of the crud that we are bombarded with almost daily.  I’m sharing it just so we can get some entertainment value out of it.

From: Chrish Calvin <chrish.calvin.ssr6@gmail.com>
Date: 19 January 2017 at 16:02
Subject: Promotion Strategy for your website haleoil.co.nz online sale.
To: [email protected]

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Hope you are doing well.

We would like to have a discussion with you regarding the web promotion strategy for your website haleoil.co.nz . We wish to work out a proposal to strengthen the online.

We offer you more effective and more affordable solution! We take your website to No1 Position of the Google.com or organic listing of Google that too on the first page of search results for your any number of keywords. It makes sense to opt for top free listing when more than 80 percent of web users rely to find their desired product or service in google, yahoo & bing. Read more »

Dear Geoff, Dear Els

McCully is still sending out the form letters

He also sent one to Els, who has not taken it lying down.   Read more »

Mental Health Break

Never has there been a Presidential Inauguration quite like this one

I am amazed that our New Zealand Media have decided to not provide live coverage of President Trump’s inauguration as it is going to be like nothing that has ever been seen before.


The Democrats sore losers are planning many protests and acts of disruption to try to ruin the day such as chaining the trains but such is Trump’s popularity that hordes of bikers have off their own bat decided to provide protection and a human blockade to stop the protestors.

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Map of the Day

Assange is a weasel

The attorney for Julian Assange said President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence does not meet the conditions of the WikiLeaks head’s offer to be extradited to the United States if Manning were pardoned.

Obama on Tuesday commuted Manning’s sentence for leaking classified information to WikiLeaks, leading many to wonder whether that meant Assange was ready to surrender to the Department of Justice. Read more »

“At least we would be back in Auckland where things are normal”

Looks like Paula’s scheme to pay people to leave Auckland isn’t as perfect as this woman expected

Standen and her two children lived in New Lynn for 13 years, until five months ago when she accepted a Housing New Zealand (HNZ) relocation grant of $3510.50 and moved to Hamilton.

She says the Hamilton suburb of Nawton is a “hellhole of a town” and she will do anything to move back to Auckland.

The reason Standen, a beneficiary, wants to move is due to the dangerous area she says she lives in.

She says there are gangs and a drug house nearby.

Damn.  She’s right.  No gangs and drug houses in Auckland.

Standen says her 12-year-old son Reece was burned by a student on his first day at his new school and spat at on his second.

He is now too scared to leave home, in fear of boys who tell him if he does not commit a burglary with them they will “smash him”, she says.

“We are basically prisoners in our own home.” Read more »