Guess who the mystery person using the 3 clues. Include in your comments how the clues relate to the mystery person
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It’s OK when the left do it.
The media won’t touch it.
The media sickens me, they are trying to get the government to confirm if our NZSAS troops are in Iraq and helping put bad wogs in the ground.
The Government has denied reports that the SAS is in a combat role in Iraq calling in airstrikes.
The Guardian is reporting that New Zealand is among several SAS units active in northern Iraq.
“The British, Australian and New Zealand SAS are all active in northern Iraq, along with US forces, where they have been calling in airstrikes to support both Kurdish and Iraqi advances. Their role at the frontline has not been well documented, however.”
But Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee insists they’ve got it wrong. Read more »
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Researchers have created a model to reveal how climate change could combine the same weather patterns that led to a $1.3 billion drought.
The drought, that left much of the country brown over the 2012-13 summer, was the worst in 70 years in some regions, and was the result of slow-moving or “blocking” high pressure systems over the Tasman Sea and New Zealand over summer.
A new study led by Victoria University researchers measured the likelihood of extreme weather patterns occurring in modern day New Zealand compared to weather patterns in the late nineteenth century.
“We used new statistical techniques to examine the specific types of weather systems which passed over New Zealand during the 2013 summer drought,” said Luke Harrison, who carried out the work alongside Professor Dave Frame.
They used the best educated guesses they could make. But in the end, they are assumptions. Read more »
Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has intervened in the debate about foreign students, warning Kiwis about showing “casual racism” towards them.
Dame Susan told Newshub she is concerned about the way some Kiwis are blaming the 125,000 students here for taking low-paid jobs off New Zealand’s young people.
“[They are] being told to go home, perhaps being abused at the bus stop, people making fun of their names and all of these things. We call it casual racism, it probably doesn’t feel very casual to them actually because they’re the ones that it’s directed at,” she said. Read more »
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The infamous feud between Rosie O’Donnell and Donald Trump has been alive throughout this election season to the point at which Trump even referenced it during the presidential debates and in his guest appearances on The Howard Stern Show. Read more »
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The word for today is…
voleplane (verb) – 1. (a) To glide toward the earth in an airplane with the engine cut off.
(b) To glide toward the earth with the engine cut off. Used of an airplane.
2. To make one’s way or go by gliding.
Source : The Free Dictionary
Etymology : Early 20th century: from French vol plané, literally ‘glided flight’.
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