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Why is there no longer a single day that goes past without some wowser or whinger calling for the ban of some thing or other.
The last target for the wowsers are smart watches.
Road safety campaigners are calling for a ban on the use of wearable technology, including smartwatches, by drivers.
Smartwatches from high-tech giants Samsung, Sony, Motorola and LG – which can be used for calls, texts and calendar notifications – are for sale in New Zealand. Apple is releasing its Apple Watch here later this year.
Laws banning drivers’ use of phones – with an $80 fine and 20 demerit points – do not cover the use of wearable technology.
Caroline Perry, of road safety charity Brake, said the law should be widened, stating motorists using smart technology on their watches while driving should face the same sanctions.
“A second’s inattention at the wheel can result in tragedy,” she said.
Some people really are scumbags.
He obviously thinks he might find himself in a spot of bother and in the time honoured way of protecting terrorism has taken a child to act as a human shield.
This is the shocking moment a man paraded past the Houses of Parliament draped in an Islamic State flag with a young girl on his shoulders – before being allowed to walk free by police.
The man could be seen walking past a group of scouts near Big Ben with the little girl waving a smaller version of the jihadist group’s flag just days before the anniversary of the 7/7 terror attacks.
Police confirmed that they stopped the man in the busy tourist area on Saturday, but did not arrest him as his actions were deemed ‘within the law’.
The decision has been slammed on social media, with many saying it makes they feel unsafe on the streets of Britain.
Gavin tweeted: ‘Why are we allowing this to happen on our streets a man walking past big ben with an ISIS flag.
‘Walk through London past Big Ben with an ISIS flag nothing done do it with swastika what would be done?’
Clayton Mitchell looks like a top bloke.
He smacked up a gang member in a past life and for some strange reason ended up with a conviction for his troubles.
An MP received a suspended sentence following a fight with a gang member who attacked him after being refused entry to a bar.
First-term NZ First MP Clayton Mitchell, 43, has reluctantly spoken about the incident, which occurred 18 years ago.
“The reality is, everyone has a past and I have got one, too. I have been involved in hospitality for 25 years and so, because you run bars and you stand on the front door, you do have, and I certainly have had, over the years, a lot of situations where you get put into very perilous situations.”
Mr Mitchell, who was a Tauranga City councillor before entering Parliament after the last election, was in charge of the city’s Straight Shooters Bar in 1997, when a gang member with facial tattoos was refused entry.
“It turned into a confrontation, a physical one, he was a lot bigger than me, he was a very intimidating individual. I got a black eye and swollen face out of it. Read more »
Well lots actually.
France’s new rail fail would be unbelievable if it wasn’t true.
France’s national rail operator SNCF has ordered trains for an Italy-bound route which reportedly turned out to be a few millimeters too high for Italian tunnels, leaving passengers to Italy having to change trains at the border.
Regio 2N trains were ordered by SNCF from Bombardier, the Canadian multinational aerospace and transportation company.
They are supposed to operate on the TER (Transport Express Regional) line that serves the French Riviera coastline between Les Arcs – Draguignan station in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France and the city of Ventimiglia in northern Italy, which borders on France. Read more »
It is the actions of Muslims that cause the fear of Islam explains Anne Marie Waters in this debate.
Why don’t I see Islam as peaceful? Because of the evidence.
-Anne Marie Waters
I have posted before about Halal certification and how it is a money making scam that benefits Islam. Imagine being able to profit from simply giving authorisation for a Halal symbol to be put on thousands of products ranging from food to toilet paper, from cat food to shampoo and all at little or no cost to yourself. The Halal symbol serves no purpose except to let the consumer know that the product contains no pork and is permissible to eat or drink if you are a Muslim. Shockingly Halal symbols can be found on thousands of items that are not food or drink and that therefore do not need a warning symbol.
To put it into perspective imagine that there was a Peanut Free symbol that started off only being put on drinkable or edible products.Now imagine that the Ideology of Peanut Free people lobbied to be able to form organisations to certify products as peanut free with their own special symbol despite the fact that the list of ingredients on the products already provide that information. Now imagine that they then extend this symbol to be included on products like toilet paper, shampoo and cat food, products that have never ever had anything to do with peanuts and make millions of dollars by doing so.
In Australia a boycott of Halal labelled products by consumers has motivated some companies to shun Halal certification. Some are even promoting their products as “non-halal certified.”In response some Certification organisations have started naming and shaming the companies who choose to not be Halal certified as well as threatening trade bans.