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  • jude

    • Jafarma

      If I’ve interpreted this correctly, perhaps some MSM “journalists” should frame this and put it on the desk so they read it every morning when they get to work

      • jude

        That would be nice:) We could have uplifting positive stories about people buying houses, paying off student loans , finding work etc!!

        • Watcher

          Wash your mouth out Jude..that nasty Key and his rabid right wing have destroyed this country, despite lower unemployment, productivity, welfare etc figures.
          Positive stories would never fit the narrative, even though the MSM narrative cannot change the election results no matter what they say, eh Katie.

          • Dave

            Perhaps the young Bradford needs to consider: no matter what she says and what she does, nothing seems to have changed, politically or otherwise Katy!

    • Huia

      Please forward that to little angry Andy.

  • jude

    I was amazed at how calm the young man was on the news who was attacked and had a metal bar sticking out of his head!
    A customer on seeing him remarked,”that’s not good”
    Understatement of the year:)

    • Carl

      He had his wits about him by holding the bar still and didn’t seem that phased at all.

      • jude

        It reminded us of this guy, who a year ago was snorkeling and got attacked by a shark.
        He stitched himself up, went to the pub for a beer, then presented himself at A&E !

        • Cadwallader

          I have recurrent nightmares about the guy who went to A&E with an eel up his backside. I suppose in Iraq a goat may well present itself to A&E with a jihadi similarly positioned?

          • Wallace Westland

            Did I REALLY need to remember that? Thanks……laffn laffn laffn

  • Nige.

    Some very big kites. There was a kites festival on in nelson today.

    • I.M Bach

      We used to live in Atawhai, brilliant day out watching the kites, looks like a stunning Nelson day too. Thanks for that.

  • kayaker

    Me and Mr Kayaker did the SRAM Tour de Ranges today. Beautiful rolling countryside around Clevedon and Kawakawa. What an awesome country we live in. We’ve just cracked a bottle of bubbly – well deserved, we think.

  • DAM

    Of course what happened up north today was sad, but I have to ask the herald what other type of drownings there are…I thought they were all fatal.

    • Reaper

      It’s been changed now.

      • Dave

        Yes, they subscribe to WO for their corrections.

    • Dave

      Hey, give them some credit, it’s nice to note they have moved on from the Whangarei Fire Engine! Progress might be slow, but at least it’s progress.

  • caochladh

    Shades of St Trinians………

    • Jafarma

      She did well to restrain herself for so long before dealing to him

      • caochladh

        I was hoping the rest of the class would join in – in the true St Trinians way.

  • Nige.

    How can it be that something bigger costs less and vice versa ….. Even says on the ticketing ‘small’ and ‘medium’

    • Carl

      With fluorescent lights the cheapest to buy is twin 5ft ones as they are the most made and used compared to smaller ones.

    • caochladh

      Are they on sale here Nige? I would buy a bunch of those large ones.

      • Nige.

        empty though and didnt appear to be on sale.

    • Chris EM

      Why would there be a lock on a first aid cabinet? Surely if you’re gushing blood, you don’t want to be running around looking for the key holder?

      • Mags

        People always steal your stuff.

        • Chris EM

          You need to find a better place to hide it, Mags. There are better places than a first aid cabinet.

    • dgrogan

      Some clown switched the products on the shelf, maybe?

    • Dave

      Check the barcodes on the product match the ticket under the items, and oh no, keep away from Bunnings

      • Nige.

        i dun checked dat.

  • caochladh

    Has anyone had any experience with this BioLite Camp Stove that apparently cooks dinner and charges electronics anywhere with just a handful of kindling……

    • Cadwallader

      No, but it raises the question between NZ and OZ about who invented the thermette? I was brought up to believe that it was an OZ invention and being one of those creatures I was not prone to argue. However a friend of mine was given a thermette as a present 4 Christmases ago. In the pamphlet which came with it the claim is that someone from Feilding invented it. The story I was told was that in WW1 the thermette allowed OZ soldiers to make a cup of tea in the trenches.

      • caochladh

        Sorry, I don’t know who invented it, but I can say when I was part of the Green Machine we had large square stainless steel thermette’s that were made in the Engineer’s workshops.
        According to Wikipedia “The Thermette was first manufactured in New Zealand in 1929 and was standard issue for the New Zealand Army during World War II where it was known as a Benghazi boiler.”

        • Cadwallader

          “Benghazi Boiler” isn’t that the Islamo name for a desirable goat? Been out with a few myself!

          • caochladh

            Yeh, don’t remind me! I lived in Benghazi for three years too.

          • Cadwallader

            So, she’s your former girlfriend!

          • caochladh

            The goat never got a look in for the camels chasing me across the salt marsh.

          • Cadwallader

            Those camels love it when you talk dirty!

          • caochladh

            And they spit too.

          • Cadwallader

            Don’t they all…in the morning?

          • Dave

            Yes, I had heard about that, brave man!

        • Skydog

          The NZ army were still using them in the 1990’s.

      • dgrogan

        From the Wilson & Co web site:

        “The Thermette was invented in 1929 by a New Zealander, John Ashley Hart and quickly became a New Zealand icon. During the Second World War, the Thermette was issued as standard equipment for New Zealand regiments fighting in the North African deserts. The Thermette was lovingly nicknamed the `Benghasi Boiler’ and became a treasured piece of equipment in the harsh environment of the desert. Camp sites occupied by New Zealand army units always left the distinctive circle of scorched earth from where the Thermette stood. This puzzled the enemy troops for sometime, until they learnt that it was only New Zealand troop camps that left this distinctive tell-tale sign”.

        • Huia

          We still have one and use it occasionally. Great invention

    • Nige.

      wow. if you get one do keep us posted.

      http://www.biolitestove.com/products/campstove/

    • Ghost

      Yeah, these actually work quite well, for cooking and charging.

      • Cadwallader

        That settles it. I am moving into a tent in my backyard, my wife will be thrilled not to have to share a room with me any longer! What a brilliant device. Don’t tell the Greenies about its carbon footprint.

  • Caprice

    Oh Lordy, not only have I sat on the couch for an hour to catch up on today’s posts, I also followed some related article links from the green Aussie idiot story and spent more time reading three month old stories – they were great.
    Dose anyone really spend the average 8 minutes on this site? Who? Speed readers with super broadband?…

    • MaryLou

      Daily Blog and Stranded readers – all they can handle without blowing a fuse!

  • 1951

    Finished picking by lunchtime, then the skies burst open by 3:30. Beautiful heavy downpours that have left 20mls in the gauge so far. It was at its heaviest when I got word that the calves were out & heading down the road as fast as they could go. They are back in the paddock now but that look on their faces said it all……..”wow that must be that thing called rain” Just so cute.

    • Mags

      We had some lovely rain in Palmerston North on Thursday. Not sure how many ml. Or how widespread. But it was pretty heavy and as we came south today towards otaki the farmland still looked green.

      • 1951

        I love it when it just buckets down for 5 mins then all over ’til the next shower. It gets so humid you can barely move without breaking into a sweat. This has arrived at a good time.

  • Wallace Westland

    Here in JAFA country we know how to cure a drought for those in the farming regions.
    Organise a One Day Cricket International.
    Works every time!

    • Dave

      Please send the ODI over here, despite several thunderstorms in the last 24 hours and a really spectacular light show, we have only had 12 mm of rain, and only approx 112 mm this month, and it’s supposed to be our wet season! It’s as dry as a celebration at AA and looks like continuing for another few months.

      • dgrogan

        What? No cyclones yet?

        • Dave

          No, and unlikely this year, it’s a lower than average Cyclone season due to the ElNino effect, only 4 due to develop in the Coral sea and it’s possible not one will make landfall. A slight possibility of one way out, it got to a tropical low and kept heading south west and run out of puff after 24 hours. Try the link for wind, it’s a wonderful

          • dgrogan

            I know all about wind, Dave. I live in Wellington!

          • Wallace Westland

            LOL

      • Cadwallader

        On Thursday the Manawatu and surrounds had a downpour for about 2 hours. It was warm and solid. Did the trick. To quote The Move:”I can hear the grass grow…” Which band did The Move evolve into?

        • edee

          Electric Light Orchestra?

    • Caprice

      Yahoo, raining in the Deep South too. Grass on Boney ground just going crunchy. Perfect save for the paddocks.

    • kehua

      9.00pm here in the South Kaipara exaxctly10 mls and still spitting, good to see it but a bunch of hay down in the district at the moment.

      • Wallace Westland

        Funny isn’t it? I remember being a 17yr old in charge of the farm at this time of year, the owners and kids on holiday and it was up to me to decide when to cut the hay paddocks and organise the baling contractors. Plus work in with the neighbours as we all helped each other get it in the sheds.
        I’ve never forgotten one block I’d cut and then it rained. And it kept coming in waves. I was pooping my pants but I waited and waited, resisted every little bit of sunshine and finally after 3 days I was confidant enough to get the tractor and turn the rows and turn and turn.
        Saved it and my boss was well pleased with me when a neighbour told him.
        Wasn’t the best hay in the shed and it sucked up a lot of salt.
        Today a 17 year old is called a youth in the MSM and is barely allowed to choose his clothes.
        I honestly believe we (the pc nanny state and the liberal panty waists) have de valued the ability of our young people and that sucks. I wasn’t anything special!

  • dgrogan

    WW3 over breakfast this morning. My dear wife thinks I’ve become radicalised (Islamaphobia). We’ve agreed to a ceasefire at this point. Time to collect the dead and wounded, then we’ll get back to it I guess. I think I may be winning…

    • sandalwood789

      I’m sorry to hear that.

      Arrgh…. that silly term – “Islamophobia” – what a nonsensical term it is. Created by the lefties as a convenient label for those who know the truth about Islam.

      Maybe try showing your wife this page – people who have left Islam and who have told their stories about it all –
      http://wikiislam.net/wiki/People_Who_Left_Islam

      I chose one at random and my quote from it sums up your situation –
      http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Rebecca_%28former_Muslim%29

      Quote – “I am now so weary of the rebuttal of any reasoned critique of Islam, even in the West, with the hysterical knee jerk reaction of “racist!”, “out of context!” or “because the Quran says so!” as well as the ignorant complicity of western liberals who confuse such “Islamophobia” with intolerance and racism. Have most liberal PC apologetics, whether Muslim or non-Muslim, ever READ the Quran and ahadith, and if so, was it in a language they understand? Did they honestly ask themselves the implications of what it says??”

      Tell your wife that all that you are doing is spreading the truth about Islam just as these ex-Muslims are.

      Your wife should be *proud* of you!

  • dgrogan

    Anyone had a bad experience with PayWave, or equivalent? Brilliant payment system. We watched our bank statements carefully for a few months, but don’t even bother now. Pretty impressed with how up with the play NZ’s online financial systems are compared to the rest of the world. One of the advantages of being a small, isolated market I guess.

    • Dave

      As a retailer it’s brilliant, fast and reliable! The old swiping or inserting the chip cards don’t tend to be as reliable. As most of our transactions are under $100 no pin required. As a consumer, just like you we have not had an issue at all,

      • Cadwallader

        I was unaware of Paywave until I used my card at a Vodafone shop the other day. How does it work? I was fumbling around trying to stick the card into the rocker when the assistant said the payment was successful. Like watching toast “pop.”

        • Dave

          If you place your card within an inch or so of the payWave terminal, after the retailer has authorised the payment, and hold it there for about 2 seconds it’s done. We did many tests for security and approx 25 mm is the limit of its sensitivity! Look for the payWave sign at all merchants, most use it these days.

          • Cadwallader

            Your first sentence sounds a bit like a pregnancy test.

          • dgrogan

            The card turns blue for a positive transaction? That’s clever. :)

          • Cadwallader

            But is it twins?

          • Dave

            Only if it’s Len brown lol. 25 micro metres is that ?

          • jude

            Does the retailer check you want pay wave? All of our debit plus cards are pay wave, no asking about it from my end. I feel that I have less security on that card now.

          • Dave

            Please see above jude. An oops from me!

        • Dave

          Edit. Oops. Working place, intended for Jude below. For some reason iPad won’t let me change it.

          We give every client a choice, pay wave is next to the register but behind the eftpos terminal, so they look aver the eftpos terminal to find the pay wave, it’s entirely their choice at our business. If we go back 100 years or so, we had flags on cars etc, it is change, we just check the account every couple of days.

          • jude

            Cheers, that at least gives some comfort. If my card gets stolen though , I am still exposed more than I would choose to be:)
            bugger speed and convenience, slow down and be safe:)

        • Je Suis Charlie – Respect!!

          http://www.trademe.co.nz/home-living/security-locks-alarms/other/auction-832550612.htm

          one of these sleeves or similar might be the cure. Surprised that banks dont issue them with paywave cards as a simple form of insurance against them having to pay out for stolen monies.

      • jude

        I am paranoid about card being stolen and used multiple times.
        I only have cheque account loaded on it not savings for that reason

        • 1951

          It happened to me yesterday, just happened to find a 50% off apparel sale. Got to counter with an arm full & before I had a chance to punch in my account, click it was done. Straight out of the household slush fund. Oh dear me, not my fault . (Now wait to see how long before he finds out ;) )

          • jude

            I find that very scary. limit how much you have in the account linked to that card. We should be allowed to opt out of pay wave. or is the bank going to cover every theft?

          • dgrogan

            They say they will, Jude. Which is why that Aussie cop was saying that he’d like to see them banned. Apparently the kids have discovered a new form of easy pocket money and he thinks the banks are encouraging it. See link above.

          • Mags

            Seems amazing to me that for years we have been reminded about pin security and now anyone could steal my card and use it multiple times at $100 a pop before I noticed.

          • jude

            I am so not happy about that technology unless they use it with face recognition, eg They are using with passport or apple thumb :print id for i phones.

          • ex-JAFA

            PayWave (Visa) and PayPass (MasterCard) are credit card only. They cannot be configured to use any other account associated with your card. (Doing so would hardly be in the interests of the credit card companies providing the service!) So your savings are fine, but you’re paying interest on purchases on which you may not have intended to do so.

          • 1951

            Ta for that, I’ll make sure I get the mail then ;-).

    • ozbob68

      Hmmm, paywave has contributed to a 48% rise in fraud on contactless cards. Yes you can argue the point with the vendor after the fact but proving physical location can be difficult in this day and age.

      http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/05/29/kid_crims_dont_need_to_skim/

      Edit: Oh and your card can be cloned on public transport, in Ock-stralia.

      http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/07/aussie_builds_card_cloner_app_goes_shopping_at_woolies/

      • dgrogan

        Till receipts are date stamped. I guess one could collect ’em. But who can be bothered? If there’s a problem which can’t be resolved I guess we’ll revert to EFPOS.

      • dgrogan

        Interesting. In the ‘comments’ on one of those articles, a bank employee had this to say:

        “Paywave fraud is about 0.2% of our total card fraud, and we more often than not go for months at a time without a *single* fraudulent Paywave transaction. An absolute drop in the bucket compared with online CNP fraud, or even various forms of cheque fraud (if you can believe that.)”

        So, Is that cop making it all up?

        • ozbob68

          Fair comment, however I did search and display in order of date of publishing, and I do trust “The Register” to be honest in it’s publishing of dissenting opinions. Which begs the question, is the lack of evidence to the contrary an aberration or a confirmation? (I’m not being facetious, I do question the source of all information I receive). I have to eventually decide who I trust to be competent (with complete information) and balanced (without bias) to provide me “news” (and that includes Cam himself being filtered through the “ozbob-matrix”). Am interested to hear your criteria (Honestly, I am!)

    • Mags

      Husband was using it merrily when we got new cards in the mail. We use one card for visa and for eftpos transactions we just select cheque option. So of course he was merrily waving his card and unbeknown to us it was getting charged to our visa, which we try to avoid using. No nasty surprises at end of month then.
      So that could have been a disaster if we had spent what was in the checque account too. I think I used the hypocrite word but we finally figured out it was using pay wave and I retracted my accusation.
      I Spoke with bank and they couldn’t change it charging the visa. Would have to order a new card.

      • ex-JAFA

        Your bank can’t change it because they’re not the ones providing the service. PayWave and PayPass are services of Visa and MasterCard respectively. (I think Amex call theirs “Contactless” or something.) They have, unsurprisingly, extraordinarily little interest in you being able to access your other bank accounts with their service.

        • Mags

          Thanks for explaining. For me it was all a disservice.

  • Caprice

    Hmmm.. Asian pretty ladies…. Or fitness singles?
    I’m thinking fitness singles because Asian pretty ladies “always by your side”, could be a little awkward when my wife gets home.

    • dgrogan

      Are we talking ‘Ads by Google’, or something way more interesting?

      • Caprice

        Ha, I wish. Ads by Google for sure. Just the Shiraz talking. I would be like the dog chasing a bus. Wouldn’t know what to do if I caught it.
        Expected a ‘pants down’ reply though..

  • Cadwallader

    On a Saturday night in the 1960s (about 50 years ago) I used to watch Pete Sinclair hosting “C’mon.” In later years he hosted Happen’ Inn, University Challenge and Mastermind. These were generally well produced Kiwi TV programmes. I no longer watch TV but it begs the question what happened to the tradition of decent local television? Pete Sinclair was a polished presenter without the guff later presenters brought to the job. Today, I glean from my staff, NZ TV is full of talent quests, cooking shows and magazine compilations masquerading as current affairs. Can anyone envisage know-all John Campbell hosting University Challenge? Question One: Is John Key a reptile? Question Two: Is John Key a con-man on and on ad-nauseum… I am either old and silly or old and nostalgic!

    • Nige.

      you’re right.

      There is a certain community spirit when watching tv or listening to radio. knowing that hundreds of others are tuning in at the same time and have the same taste.

      • Cadwallader

        Correct; there was only one channel at the time so we were all there. This was the case watching Neil Armstrong walking onto the moon.

    • 1951

      It was not necessary to put ’50 years ago’, we can only handle the truth in small doses.

      • Cadwallader

        The best thing about advancing years is you can build up huge catalogues of things you don’t need to give a stuff about any longer. e.g. Climate Change, the Labour Party, non-renewable energy etc..

    • Jafarma

      We’ve been taken over by crap US reality shows. The only quiz type stuff I see these days is what Air NZ puts on their flights. But what really bugs me is that a lot of the questions aren’t NZ related. Why on earth don’t they use this as an opportunity to promote and enhance knowledge of NZ only by just having NZ related questions.

    • sandalwood789

      I don’t watch TV any more either.
      “University Challenge” was great, as was “Mastermind”.

      • edee

        Didn’t Lockwood Smith have a stint hosting University Challenge?

        • ex-JAFA

          You may be confusing UC with Lockwood’s show “W3”, which was essentially the same style of show for intermediate (I think) schoolkids.

    • ozbob68

      Yep, TVNZ in the 70s and 80s was like the Beeb in the 50s and 60s; they had no idea how to rebel so stuck to variations on the establishment theme. There is an urban legend about Pete Sinclair repeated in broadcasting circles but I would not want to get Cam in trouble :)

      • Cadwallader

        Legend or not he had some homegrown talent to work with…Larry’s Rebels, The La De Dahs, The Formyula, The Human Instinct, Lutha and so on… Today we have Lorde reciting her mother’s poetry.

        • Disinfectant

          And “The Chicks”.

          • Cadwallader

            Yep! Not to forget Ray Columbus, Max Merritt and Ray Woolf.

        • edee

          Remember them all well and saw most of them play, those where the days and good safe days to. Don’t forget Tommy Adderly and The Underdogs.

        • ex-JAFA

          When searching for a copy of Timberjack’s “Come to the Sabbat”, I eventually found this awesome collection about seven or eight years ago.

          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Kiwis_–_The_Hits_Collection

          It seems to be rare as hens’ teeth now – I could only find a second-hand copy on Amazon for $280-odd!

      • Disinfectant

        Imagine any telly station broadcasting the “Black and White Minstrel Show” today – BBC (Beeb) production.
        Some of the stars were really good. I remember Al Johnson.

    • Mags

      Also asked bank if I could order a card without pay wave and no I couldn’t.

      • Mags

        Whoops sorry. Wrong link.

    • colin herbertson

      i remember there used to be a media review show called The Forth Estate fronted by a man called Brian Priestly,When in Australia there was a similar show on the ABC called Media Watch where the hacks and the plagarists were exposed. wouldn’t have rated much but i’m sure it would have been required viewing among the journalist community. We could with something like that now.

      • Cadwallader

        Brian Priestley was the Head of the School of Journalism at Canterbury University. I understand he ran the School as Idi Amin ran Uganda but he was selective as to who was admitted and fussy as hell about English standards. Dribbly idiots like Smallbrain and Laura McQuillen wouldn’t have had a sniff of entry let alone any chance to refer to themselves as “journalists!” The times have changed; eh?

        • colin herbertson

          It’s a real shame how much it’s all been dumbed down these days,I think since the advent of pay TV the progammers think only dummys are still watching free to air, are ratings still based on a few veiwers with people meters so we all have to watch what they want?

          • Cadwallader

            What could be worse: Has it been “dumbed-up” for today’s audiences?

          • Cadwallader

            The Aussies do have a non-commercial TV channel, the existence of which I oppose in principle, but apparently the programmes have quality and there’s no need to suffer advertisements every 7-8 minutes.

          • taurangaruru

            Current affairs type television in Australia leaves NZ for dead, absolutely. NZ television is pathetic in comparison .

          • I.M Bach

            NZ television is a job for ‘the boys’, TVNZ is an old folks home and it needs a damned good shake up, has done for years….

          • taurangaruru

            It is the editorial stance that is the issue, programmes a pitched at viewers with an attention span of less than 15 minutes & content is heavily slanted towards socialism. Be great to have more journalists in NZ like Larry Williams & Leighton Smith instead of the absolute lightweights waiting for their call to the Labour Party.

          • Mags

            15 seconds More likely

          • Dave

            We have ABC, known as Auntie, and SBS, both left of centre but still some good content.

        • Je Suis Charlie – Respect!!

          I credit the downfall of television with the advent of “reality TV”. Basically you just turn up somewhere with a camera and let the idiots do their thing and record it. Cheap to film and no pescky actors to sort out. Lazy TV!!

      • Disinfectant

        There’s a good magazine still going in this vein – the U.K.’s “Private Eye”.

      • Cadwallader

        The same programme still screens in OZ.

  • Is it just me, or ever since Blubbergeddon has started, we are getting more diet related ads?

    • Caprice

      Neither of the two birds in my ads needed a diet.

    • jude

      I was a complete idiot and fell for one of those “free trials” .They sent me the free trial and in the mean while charged my credit card.
      To participate, you had to give those details so that you were not a free loader.
      Enough said, any dietary supplements are freely available in NZ at way less cost:)

      • Wallace Westland

        No. Never ever give your CC details to any site or postal trial that requires them for verification. That little scam was invented by the Mongol hordes in 1211 of thereabouts I believe :-) and reinvented by the readers digest.
        Not ever Jude doesn’t matter what it is.
        Glad you didn’t take a big hit.

        • jude

          It was big enough for me. I was so annoyed I let my bank, credit card company and family know..
          I was desperate enough to try Garcinia, They have that stuff here in Chemists :)

    • Nige.

      im still getting the chick with the massive thighs…..

      • ozbob68

        Got a solution for ya, Nige.

        http://youtu.be/SzZzGxReXmo

        • Nige.

          By implying that i am talking about my wife you risk me getting into VERY deep trouble.

          thanks a lot….oh no! here she comes!!!

          • Wallace Westland

            Bwaaaaaaaaaah hahahahaha :-D

          • Well, I can be an independent witness on your wife’s thigh size as I have fairly recent observational data.

            Your tummy size on the other hand is epic. Respect

          • Nige.

            I know. Just on a side issue, do you think she would give me my man card back?

    • la la land

      The only ad I really notice is the dreadful toenails…

      • Nige.

        *shudders*

    • Curly1952

      Don’t look Pete however too scared to get on the scales. Have my sister in law & brother in law here. Could be step back this week.

      • I’m going to check the damage of 4 days of mum-food tomorrow. I did my best but it wasn’t good enough. Definitely a fasting day tomorrow.

    • caochladh

      Demographics, target audience and all that……

  • I.M Bach

    A sixties song for today.

  • I.M Bach

    And then……

  • Alright

    Sorry to do this on a Saturday night…but I stumbled on it and thought it important.

  • MAWG

    I have a question.

    Where are the pro homosexual lobby voices against ISIS.

    When the CEO of Mozilla was found to have donated to a fund to fight the idea of gay marriage, he was hounded and his company threatened until he was forced to resign.

    ISIS and ISIL are executing Homosexuals by throwing them from tall buildings, and there is scarcely a peep,

    http://www.bilerico.com/2015/01/isis_barbarians_throw_two_gay_men_to_their_deaths.php
    (Be warned, some of the images in the link are quite graphic.)

    Why the double standard. The West continues to be too reticent. Our Media has become too liberalised and cannot bring itself to show what is actually happening because it will prove that the MSM has been misleading the public as to the true extent of the behavior of ISIS and ISIL, simply because it goes against the narrative.

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