The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 24th May 2018

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Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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28 Comments

  1. CLEANGREEN says:

    Paula Bennett’s vicious attack on the Speaker of the house yesterday was something that the last speaker David Carter would have requested her to e removed from the house for saying what she did that the PM “was a silly little girl”

    https://thestandard.org.nz/paulas-petulant-parliamentary-outburst/

    We watch Parliament almost every day during Q+A time and I how witnessed many times when Trevor Mallard has pulled up many opposition Members for saying things off hand that others have not heard so his hearing is very good .

    PR have no fear there, so it seems that the national opposition has already embarked on a mission to topple the speaker of the house by this action.

    It seems to have been a staged event, and we noticed that Gerry Brownlee was also in the fray trying to stir this plot along too;

    Oh yes “Dirty politics” is well alive and kicking here by the national party.

    Someone should place a charge against National party interference in our parliamentary democratic procedure of disrupting government from their job to serve the NZ people.

  2. Red Buzzard says:

    Not the mainstream media ( the mainstream media dissected):

    ‘Anti-Trump crusade’

    https://www.rt.com/shows/crosstalk/427487-trump-hate-coverage-media/

    “We have all gotten used to it – the media hate Trump and the president returns the favor in kind. How has this mutually charged hate fest changed media and journalism? Does the liberal corporate media report the news anymore? Is journalism today a fake profession in the service of partisanship?

    CrossTalking with Rob Taub, Lionel, and Ron Placone.”

  3. Marc says:

    Yesterday’s great report, today another great report, Zac Fleming of RNZ deserves a great media award:
    http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2018646203/kiwifruit-crisis-how-hard-is-picking-really

    http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2018646375/kiwifruit-packing-is-shit-work

    So only short term, seasonal workers, such as back packers, can handle such ‘shit work’.

    But the Nats and some industry employers like to call Kiwis as not being up to it, or even lazy, for not taking the ‘opportunity’ to work in the horticulture and kiwifruit industry, working high pressure for minimum pay.

    This is total BS, exposed, thanks to Zac, with an excellent report from the coal face.

    It is back breaking work picking, if you are not small enough (I suppose ‘Asian’), and it is ‘shit work’ in the packhouse, so one senior insider says.

    Wow, that is what we get with globalisation, we get shit jobs and slave jobs, at shit pay, competing with other countries, to export them what we think we must export and sell to them, so in return we get other shit and slave job products in return.

    How ‘environmentally’ friendly will a FTA with the EU be, I wonder, we export cheese, milk, meant and kiwifruit to them and they export their same and perhaps the odd other products to us?

    Shipping stuff half way around the globe, for stress and slave work in total dependency.

    Only idiots and Sleepy Hobbits in hamster wheels will vote for such outcomes. Live could be easier and better without this madness.

  4. Marc says:

    Prepare for an early election late this year, the attack and sabotaging of this government by National and its big business allies, and especially farmers, has just started, watch this space. They consider this government a ‘threat’ for the economy, and they want nothing of it, they will pull every lever.

    The problem is, they will get their way, as most ordinary, working Kiwis are too ignorant and also too cowardly to realise what goes on and to stand up and fight in the streets and work places.

    Democracy is an empty word in this country, same as the endless BS about the ‘least corrupt country on earth’.

  5. Marc says:

    FFS NZ Inc is SO depressing, I hate this country, I am depressed, seek relief elsewhere:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0f4Lw_ORoA

  6. Marc says:

    Another prospective Leader de France et Latin America:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he6JjbXYcc4

    • Marc says:

      We know this is illusion and is NOT going to happen, as most people follow the psychology of mistrust and warfare and competition, the only solution is the ultimate warfare and destruction of social fabric, so that the common human may realise, they better wake up and work together for better survival and achievement. All else is illusion, a nice dream, prepare for WAR, also the ultimate CLASS WAR, which will be inevitable, better get armed and organised.

  7. Marc says:

    Standoff Hamburg G20 protesters against cops:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6kE032DuXQ

  8. Marc says:

    Athens Greek Protest:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwo3JbFM0vA

    Fuck da Police.

  9. Marc says:

    May be NZ Inc needs a Black Bloc, apart from the All Black Pack Black Bloc?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP3tClyL-3I

  10. Marc says:

    1st of May Nazi Free, not liked by the cops:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r5IkymAIPU

  11. Marc says:

    1st of May Workers; Day in Hamburg:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW3-NbrhUD8

    Not that ordinary workers would engage much, to be honest, lone and honest fighters, like a few in other places, in NZ Inc they do not even show up and bother, a most USELESS crowd here.

  12. Marc says:

    When do the COWARDS in Auckland and NZ Finally take a damned stand, and not just cowardly hide behind this weak government, and actually take a firm stand on the principles they used to stand for, Jacinda, hopeless, for a question?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fvqctsf5Wwc

  13. Marc says:

    When the de facto dictatorship is beyond repair and excuse this is what people resort to I suppose, believe it or not. By the way we have a defacto neoliberal economic orientated government, quasi dictatorship, what do you reckon:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_bDEq7DjnE

  14. Marc says:

    Resume, NZers live in a Bubble, a huge Bubble, and still cannot get it, their reliance on this present economic model and totally unsustainable model is going to be totally screwed up, they will KILL each other once the SHIT hits the FAN, never a thing imaginable.

  15. Marc says:

    Give this some thought, this is what the opposition in Syria sign up for, for Islam, and so forth, so how can they engage in ‘negotiations’ with the Assad regime?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-33tL5OJMc

  16. Marc says:

    Message is: DO NOT PROTEST. You will be a threat to us the neoliberal economic model, ffs.

  17. Marc says:

    Burn it all down, perhaps, I do not know:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojToYs6nCnk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_bDEq7DjnE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9L0IiijfzqU

    The lies of governments, in tow with big business is webbing their dirty lies, people are angry because they have NO power and influence, we are idiot numbers, and the bosses tell us they look after us, ffs.