Thursday Nightcap: A discussion about poverty and even NZ gets a mention.

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The Red Heads: NZ Skeletons in the cupboard

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‘New Zealand. Skeletons in the Cupboard — Part One— The Redheads’ digs deeply into the now denied history of the early Patuparaiaehe, the Turehu, the Urekehu and the once powerful but peace loving red or golden-haired, green- eyed early inhabitants — the Ngati Hotu and the Waitaha. Who are these people, where did they come from and where are they now?

One woman’s story of her ancestral folk lore leads to the elocal magazine article: ‘DNA to Rock the Nation,’ and sparks our inquiry. Celebrated author, Barry Brailsford brings the story of Waitaha to life in an emotionally stirring interview. On viewing the film for the first time he remarked, ‘It’s the best documentary investigation of the old history and for the first time it gives a factual scientific basis to help the mainstream understand. I feel so pleased that the lonely journey is now supported in such an authoritative way. Wonderful research, great narration and fantastic film work.’

The story takes us through ancient fairy stories while Presenter Gabi Plumm hunts for proof of their existence. She delves into the history of the red heads and why they are slowly vanishing off the face of the earth. And they are not the only things that are vanishing. Evidence emerges of: missing archeological data and carbon datings that go back 4000 years, sites with seventy-five year embargoes pasted on them because of the age of the finds, skeletons with skulls the size of pumpkins destroyed and bulldozed over, and people too scared to talk.

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Rent-A-Mob don’t care about black slaves in Africa because of who the slave owners are


There is an Israel Apartheid week held on American University campuses but there is no Arab Apartheid Week even though Arab societies are still keeping and selling slaves. How can these university activists seriously call Israelis racists when multiple races and religions all can live together inside Israel and enjoy equal rights when modern day Arab societies are still using and selling human beings and treating them with barbaric cruelty as this article from 2013 explains.


[…] Slavery, in its most barbaric form, still exists in the Arab world […]

Israel Apartheid Week has come and gone this year on many American campuses. It was, of course, a hoax: However much one says that Arabs in Israel suffer, and whoever is to blame for that alleged suffering, there is no apartheid in Israel.

Meanwhile, however, in Sudan and Mauritania, racist Arab societies enslave blacks. Today. Most of the slaves are African Muslims. Yet there is no Arab Apartheid Week on American campuses. Why not?

One might think American student activists would be upset about Mauritania, the West African country with the largest population of black slaves in the world – estimates range from 100,000 to more than a half-million. In Mauritania, slaves are used for labor, sex and breeding. The wholly owned property of their masters, they are passed down through generations, given as wedding gifts or exchanged for camels, trucks, guns or money.

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