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The campaign to make Paedophillia just another sexual orientation

I was at a buddies place Sunday night. The tv was on and while he and I were catching up his wife was watching a programme about three guys who had been sexually abused. It was on TV One. As I watched them all watching it, I thought hmmm, where is this going and then at the end there it was.

The show ended with an editorial comment along the lines of we need to understand pedos, and let them come forward and talk about their sexual preferences without fear of prosecution etc etc.

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Educating our children about sex

Green list MP Golriz Ghahraman

Golriz Ghahraman is the Greens spokesperson for many things, Human Rights, Immigration, Customs, Disability, Global Affairs, Trade, Defence, Security and Intelligence, Corrections, Police, Overseas Development, Courts and Justice. Phew! That’s a long list.

Recently, she has been tweeting about SexEd, (short for Sexual Education, not to be confused with sexed).  I’m not sure which of her spokesperson roles this would come under, nor whether she is tweeting Green party policy or her own personal opinion. Green party policy does not specifically cover educating children about sex. Nevertheless, her tweets have sparked an interesting discussion.

It started with this tweet:  Quote:

Investing in holistic sex ed that is sex positive, based on respect, consent, diversity, including Rainbow experiences, is key to ending our heartbreaking stats on violence and ensuring gender equity through actual culture change.  End of quote.

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It’s great to have a voice.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

– Martin Luther King

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If only Bill hadn’t been a dickhead

If only Bill English and the senior Nats hadn’t been so stupid then things may well have been better for us all: Quote:

Winston Peters says the leaking during the 2017 election campaign of his superannuation overpayment did not influence New Zealand First’s coalition choice.

But he said it reinforced National’s instinct “to destroy rather than to build.” End quote.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.

Face of the day

Derek Handley – Photo: Newsie

Derek Handley was offered the role of the country’s first Chief Technology Officer by the New Zealand government and he accepted it. However, after he had uprooted his family and moved to Auckland from New York the job offer was retracted by the government.

A contribution from Whaleoil staff and interns.

Cindy running scared

Jacinda Ardern seems to be running scared of serious current affairs shows at the moment. Quote:

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has cancelled her planned appearances on both Newshub Nation and TVNZ’s Q+A this weekend, saying there was an issue with her diary.

Ms Ardern’s chief press secretary told Newshub Nation on Wednesday the Prime Minister would not be appearing on the show because he got the date of the interview wrong.

“There’s been bit of a diary issue in my team. There’s no question I remain very much available for any issue of the day,” Ms Ardern said on Thursday.

“This was a simple diary issue.” Quote:

Sounds like an incompetence issue, or a Scaredy Cat issue. Cindy needs to pull on her big girls undies and front up instead of only ever doing soft interviews with kindy kids in abundance. Quote:

It’s the third time the Prime Minister has pulled out of a scheduled interview with Newshub Nation in the past year. The other interviews were planned for August and February. End quote.

Once is a diary issue, twice is carelessness and three times is gutlessness. Someone is too scared to talk about Clare Curran, Meka the Muss and Winston Peters domination of a weak prime minister.

On the plus side she had handed the audience of The Nation, reputed to be three fifths of five eights of fuck all, to Simon Bridges.

As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.

Trouble at t’ mill

It seems that Cindy has not given up on her idea of doubling the refugee quota, in spite of the fact that Winston Peters has indicated he is not interested.

Newshub  reports: quote:

Jacinda Ardern says she wants to “double the quota” of refugees coming to New Zealand, putting her back on a collision course with Foreign Minister Winston Peters.

Appearing on The AM Show on Tuesday, the Prime Minister said she was staying firm on Labour’s campaign promise and her offer to take refugees from the Nauru detention centre. end quote.

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Accountant. Boring. Loves tax. Needs to get out more. Loves the environment, but hates the Greens. Has been called a dinosaur. Wears it with pride.

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Greg O’Connor emasculated for telling the truth, while Jacinda laughs in background

Jacinda Ardern has carried over her bad form from last week into this week, having a crack at Greg O’Connor for telling the truth about her leadership.

Yesterday he was embarrassingly forced into a backdown while she laughed in the background. Quote:

First term Labour MP Greg O’Connor says he “got it wrong” when he questioned the Prime Minister’s handling of the Clare Curran resignation on radio.

Mr O’Connor said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern “could have done better” in her handling of Ms Curran’s resignation on radio on Monday morning. “I don’t think anyone will disagree with that”, he said at the time.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.

Here is what women bring to politics…

… that we could really do without.

Jacinda Ardern & flying dildo. Photoshopped image credit: Pixy

Excessive emotion.

In her resignation speech last week, Clare Curran spoke of how she is, after all, a “human being” and that she was unable to cope with the  “relentless pressure”  that was put upon her. She claimed her “mistakes” were  “not deliberate” (such as hiding details of meetings with people who may have been given positions of importance related to her portfolio) but these mistakes were “greatly amplified” and the  “pressure” became “intolerable”.

To quote the boss – “What a crybaby”.

Was Todd Barclay a ‘human being’ when the media went after him mercilessly for weeks on end? Did he blub about ‘relentless pressure’?

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Accountant. Boring. Loves tax. Needs to get out more. Loves the environment, but hates the Greens. Has been called a dinosaur. Wears it with pride.

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Call to censure broadcasters who can’t speak Mowdee words proper!

An early AM Maori radio

Newsie.co.nz had an interesting article on Friday.  Apparently there are a bunch of elite Maori academics from the University of Waikato who would like to see our esteemed news readers dragged over the coals if they dare to mispronounce Maori words during the upcoming Maori language week.

You may have noticed the Maori language week before. They seem to come around about every two and a half months or so. We are all encouraged to speak Te reo etc and all the weather persons on the TV are forced to say the Maori place names instead of the actual name of the town that everyone is familiar with.

Fortunately some of the names are easy. For instance, Whakatane in Maori is Whakatane. But if you are a tourist planning a trip to Milford Sound, you might like to know if it will be raining or not. (Spoiler alert: It will be). So calling it Piopiotahi without even having the English version on the screen can cause a few issues.

Now to be fair, I think one of the most proficient at pronouncing Maori place names is Daniel Corbett, the TV One weatherman. He seems to get them bang on most of the time, and I commend him for that because, well you know, he’s actually a Pom and he has an American accent.

So what is it that our esteemed Maori academics are so up in arms about? quote.

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Dumb as a bag of hammers and still digging

Someone needs to tell Clare Curran to put down the shovel: Quote:

Just hours after resigning from her role as broadcasting minister, Clare Curran came out swinging at the political editor of a state broadcaster on Twitter.

And since then Curran has taken down her Twitter account.   

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.