Face of the Day

Energy Minister Judith Collins says the Government will only intervene in the fuel market as a last resort if an inquiry into fuel pricing shows petrol companies are ripping off consumers.

Collins has begun an inquiry into the fuel industry after concern about rising margins between what fuel is imported and sold for. Read more »

Word of the day

The word for today is…

callow (adj) –  Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Old English calu “bare, bald,” from Proto-Germanic *kalwa- (source also of Middle Dutch calu, Dutch kaal, Old High German kalo, German Kahl), from PIE root *gal- “bald, naked” (source also of Russian golyi “smooth, bald”). From young birds with no feathers, meaning extended to any young inexperienced thing or creature (1570s). Apparently not related to Latin calvus “bald.”

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 25

7 It’s better to wait for an invitation to the head table
than to be sent away in public disgrace.

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The Rape of Sweden/ Ingrid Carlqvist and Stefan Molyneux

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Metal heads write a pop song

The guy on the left could be Nige’s brother!

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Is Katie Bradford coaching MSNBC anchors or are all media entitled like her?

Remember at the last election when the media went all in on Dirty Politics and then couldn’t believe the voting public ignored them.

She famously said on camera near the end of the 2014 election campaign that “No matter what we do, no matter what we say, the polls still favour National.”

Now it appears MSNBC has been infected with the same arrogance and entitlement.

Sometimes the mainstream media slips and tells the truth. MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski did just that on Wednesday, but we are certain she didn’t mean for this little nugget to slip out.

Sitting next to Joe Scarborough on Morning Joe, Brzezinski was in full complaint mode over President Trump having the audacity to think he gets to control what people think when that’s “our job,” she said:

“He is trying to undermine the media and trying to make up his own facts. And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think.

“And that, that is our job.”   Read more »