Just a reminder…. these people vote
After Cameron soundly defeated Colin Craig in court this week comparisons were made between Colin Craig and the Black Knight. Colin’s loss was his third serious legal defeat in a row but like the Black Knight he does not want to face reality.
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I’m disappointed with the National MPs for choosing a Bill English led party. Bill is not the right choice. Sure, I was rooting for Judith Collins, and that has something to do with it. But I hold different fears.
Key could have taken National into a 4th term, stood down a year later, and got everyone home. Scum list MPs would keep their jobs. The nation’s lukewarm bath of semi-contentment would have continued on its merry way. Read more »
Our cry baby of the week is Peter Haynes, the Labour/Green aligned Albert Eden Local Board chairman who is concerned that a newer and bigger supermarket will mean he has to walk further to do his shopping.
Renovations to one of Auckland’s busiest supermarkets, expanded by a third to now be a half hectare, will be marked at an event next week but a community leader says the store is now too big.
Countdown Mt Eden, the Valley Rd shop with an average weekly customer count of 33,000, has been pushed out from 3560sq m to 5000sq m or a half-hectare.
Wiebe van der Veen, store manager, said another 50 people had been employed to staff the larger supermarket, operating in the expanded format since September. Read more »
A whole bunch of MPs declared earlier today for Bill English. This ultimately led to Judith Collins jacking in the race. But, at least one of them at least was promised a ministerial portfolio if he did so…that will come at the expense of Jonathan Coleman who will get stabbed first for daring to interrupt his coronation.
Judith Collins is likely to get stabbed too because Bill English has such a deep and abiding vindictive streak.
Bill English’s bid for Prime Minister continues to build momentum as more MPs declare their support for him today.
Twenty-one MPs have now committed to backing English in a vote on Monday, while none have yet publicly backed the other contenders Jonathan Coleman and Judith Collins.
To get a majority within the National caucus a candidate will need 30 votes.
The growing level of support for English could put pressure on Coleman and Collins to withdraw from the race.
National’s Jami-Lee Ross, Jonathan Young, Todd Muller, Chris Bishop and Brett Hudson are the latest to say they will back English. Read more »