Little slams scumbag

It’s good to see Andrew Little slamming the ‘scumbag’ who threw a substance over Gerry Brownlee at yesterday’s Christchurch earthquake commemoration.

One News reported:

Labour leader Andrew Little has come to the defence of political rival Gerry Brownlee after the Earthquake Recovery Minister had a “brown substance” tipped over him today.

Mr Little said he was disgusted by the incident.

“Totally unacceptable, this is a community occasion where we commemorate and reflect on a great tragedy,” he told ONE News.

“For some scumbag to come and do that to anybody, doesn’t matter if it’s one of my political opponents, is totally unacceptable.”

He said people may have legitimate gripes with how the rebuild is progressing, but that was not the way to highlight a complaint.

“It’s a despicable thing to do in any context, at any time, and is not a way to make your point.”

It’s good to see Little speaking strongly against attacks like this. It’s something that is already unacceptable and could easily get much worse.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested and charged with assault over the incident.

It’s good that the person is being held to account for his alleged actions.

It’s a despicable thing to do in any context, at any time, and is not a way to make your point.

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  1. Timoti

     /  23rd February 2016

    Roll call of victims.

    1- Brash. Waitangi.
    2- Banksie. Outside court.
    3- Joyce. Waitangi.
    4- Prime Minister. Gay Parade.
    5- Nick Smith ?
    6- Big Gerry. Commemoration ceremony.
    7- Prime Minister. Waitangi. Fists thrown.

    Anyone seeing a pattern here for both victim and probable perpetrators?

    So, what will be the outcome from these attacks? Parliamentary services will review security for senior ministers. That means more protection, training and countermeasures. That means more taxpayer dollars. Marvellous.

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    • Blazer

       /  23rd February 2016

      I see the pattern Uncle….all named targets are under performing ,over rated politicians.

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      • Timoti

         /  23rd February 2016

        Hmm, continue with your reading lessons. Then read the latest poll results…Blewster.

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        • Rob

           /  23rd February 2016

          Everyone has moved along from ‘poll results’. Do try to keep up Timoti, just shows you’ve got nothing.

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          • kittycatkin

             /  23rd February 2016

            You may think that the hours & work of MPs and Ministers in particular are ‘under-performing’ but that shows that you have never known any and have no idea of what they actually do.

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          • Timoti

             /  23rd February 2016

            Nothing like moving on from the truth, aye Rob. Objective truth!

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      • @ Blazer – I told Missy you could be funny and you just proved me right. Got an excellent morning guffaw out of that one! Not so much the comeback from Timotei, this “watch the polls and next election” line is getting ever so tiresome …

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      • Timoti

         /  23rd February 2016

        Listen to your mentor, Blewser. You are doing well with your witty comments. And l’m left with sad tired retorts. l’m sorry they are so tiresome… a bit like your replies to them.

        PS: l’m not really sorry. I am just pretending.

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        • @ Timoti – Wow! You almost plucked up the courage to reply to me directly!

          “Mentor”!? Mentor!? Ouuhhhh, now we see the paranoia and conspiracy theory inherent in the Rightie system! MENTOR!!???

          We Leftie Blazer PartisanZ don’t have mentors. Unlike you we don’t need them. We’re intelligent independent beings who still have feelings …

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      • Timoti

         /  23rd February 2016

        Blewser, would you tell your mentor I promised never to answer him directly again. Courage has little to do with it. Discouraging undesirables, reading screeds of cut and pastes and having to tolerate an inflated ego masquerading as wit… well, that has everything to do with it.

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        • @ Blazer – The background to this is a word I used about him, starting with ‘C’, when Timoti said Lefties enjoyed watching 9/11 happen. Takes a lot to touch his feelings, or what’s left of them. He can make a heartless, gutless accusation but he can’t handle being called out on it.

          Timoti never writes long posts either, you’ll notice, never cuts and pastes, isn’t influenced by anyone. He takes the path of least resistance … I call it hate for want of a better word …

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          • Rob

             /  23rd February 2016

            And he was going to hire private detectives to out all the alts and trolls that live in his tiny mind. He likes to make accusations but like you say when you call him on it he resorts to rote crap and being dishonest. Still dobbing in those imaginary people Timoti? Still trying to get others kicked out? To bad PG is a lot smarter than that and saw right through you eh.

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            • Timoti

               /  23rd February 2016

              Oh, you are talking about this post. ( to Pete)

              Timoti / December 23, 2015

              “I was about to say I will back my troll accusations up, off-line.
              I would have used the findings of a Private Investigator to
              prove my point and help you see your predicament . But, honestly, I can’t be bothered.
              Have a happy Xmas.”

              In hindsight you have a point, Robby Even though its only because of my poor grammar that your point exists. However, I have enjoyed watching you dribble on like a dog with a non -existent bone. It was fun.

              Let me explain my post.

              “I was about to say I will back my troll accusations up, off-line.
              I would have used the findings of a Private Investigator to
              prove my point ”

              The Investigation had ( past tense) been done. It involved another blog, but my report showed the different identities and their blogging history across the blog-o-sphere.

              I had warned Pete before I wrote the above post. However, he did not reply to my e-mail ( his prerogative).

              “But, honestly, I can’t be bothered.”

              Quite true. If Pete had said ” put up” he would have received the PI report. He didn’t. That opportunity has now passed.

              Hey ,Robby. Remember this small-dick post from you on the same thread?

              Rob / December 23, 2015

              @ Timoti
              “I would have used the findings of a Private Investigator to
              prove my point and help you see your predicament .”
              Hahahahahahahahahaha…gasp for air…hahahahahahahahaha.

              Gasp……..lol.

            • Rob

               /  24th February 2016

              The “small-dick post ” as you call it was me laughing at you being an idiot. Private Investigator? Lol. I don’t for an instance believe there is one unless it’s you playing one. What you were doing and probably still are doing is trying to get PG to ban people you don’t like or have slighted you in here. You are always making insinuations about others having alts. Seems only one other in here does it as well, perhaps it’s your alt Timoti. Obviously PG is getting tired of getting mail asking him to remove others and this type of post, so I’ll drop it for now but if you or others can’t take the heat, you should be the ones who leaves of your own accord. Grow a thicker skin, it’s the intenet. Nuff said.

            • Timoti

               /  24th February 2016

              You are thicker than I thought. I have only contacted Pete once about trolling. I did not ask for anyone to be removed…why should I? If I couldn’t fight my own battles I wouldn’t be here. I contacted Pete to warn him, that’s all. Once. There has been no correspondence between us on this issue. So, you believe there is no PI…..fair enough,I understand that. But I will say I was so impressed with the results I bought the same programme myself as used by the PI ( very difficult).
              Now, If Pete ever was in the market for such a programme, why I would have no hesitation e-mailing him the details.
              Saying that means Pete can call me out any time he likes.
              Nuff said,unless you want a final right of reply.

      • Timoti

         /  23rd February 2016

        Blewser, Could you tell your mentor he can call me anything he wants. Doesn’t worry me. In fact him/her/it getting to use that word shows the boiling sea of emotion lying just beneath your teachers razor wit.

        “Timoti never writes long posts either, you’ll notice, never cuts and pastes, isn’t influenced by anyone. ”

        Thats mostly true. As I explained at the time…been there done that. I ain’t repeating. Thats why I rarely comment on things Maori, except to call out some Honky whose gone ” Ghetto White.” Ditto deep political debates, and bashing other blogs full time.

        ” I call it hate for want of a better word ” Hardcase,eh, Blazer. Better give the ” The Mentor”
        a cut an paste, eh? Geez, I’m going Ghetto white myself.

        “Leftists are consistent only in their hate. They don’t have principles. How can they when “there is no such thing as right and wrong”? All they have is postures, pretend-principles that can be changed as easily as one changes ones shirt.”

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        • Just “Ghetto” Timoti, just plain “Gutter”, don’t matter what colour it is …

          To the tune of “Lean on Me” by Bill Withers

          “Dump on me, when you’re not strong
          I’ll give you grief, help you hate ev’ry-one
          Coz, it won’t be long, until your hate
          Leave you no-one to lean on …”

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    • Is there any count of those who would allege that they are victims of those numbered victims?

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      • Timoti

         /  23rd February 2016

        Victims??? There are no victims in a democracy. The voting process sees to that. If these victims don’t like this blessed land…well, they can piss off. Try Fiji for a reality check.

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    • John Schmidt

       /  23rd February 2016

      The pattern being only National MP’s or other like minded polititions need protection. You never see the reverse happening when Labour are in power. Remind me again what Dirty Politics is again.

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  2. kiwi guy

     /  23rd February 2016

    I said before it is only a matter of time before it is acid being thrown by some hard Left character. You only have to see the deterioration of the mental states of some of them on here over the last month or so.

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    • Very true kiwi guy! Leftie Derangement Syndrome in full flight.
      I blame the cops for not charging the chick that threw her dildo at Steven Joyce, it was said at the time that next it would encourage deranged lefties to get even more outrageous.
      The cops should gop back and charge the chick, see how she goes nursing with a criminal conviction.

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      • @ Grumpy – Yep, go back and charge her. Sure. The bereaved father in Christchurch is being charged.

        I guess its outside your perview to consider a Maori person can grieve for their lost land? Papatuanuku, their earth mother. (Go on, mock, while you worship the Virgin Mary)

        But anyway, Timotei’s got a simpler and less expensive line : Go back and tap her?

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        • Great! Next time some idiot throws acid at someone, the whitewash will start automatically.
          This guy blames “the Guvmint” for his son’s death (probably Brownlee caused the earthquake). He came all the way from Greymouth (doesn’t even live in Christchurch), with the substance already made up and the intention to cause trouble.
          Sorry for his loss, but how is that Brownlee’s fault?

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          • @ Grumpy – Another “acid” guy?

            “The next time some idiot throws acid at someone” is to the internet as “this guy” throwing a vinegar bomb is to the memorial service.

            Do you see what you have in common with him?

            Brownlie, unfortunately, is the symbol or personification of the government’s reaction to the earthquake (and NOTA BENE I am not making any judgement about that!). Have you not encountered the 7 stages of grief?

            All round, nice display of empathy … John Howland needs some help …

            “Today would be his son Jayden Andrews-Howland’s 20th birthday, who died after falling debris crushed the bus he was on in the city centre”

            http://www.newshub.co.nz/nznews/brownlee-protester-lost-son-in-earthquake-2016022310

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            • Grumpy

               /  23rd February 2016

              Perhaps you need to be more careful who you go into bat for. Seems like the title “scumbag” is only too apt.
              http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/8192821/Child-sex-acts-were-on-computer
              Never mind, as long as he hates National that’s all that counts – eh?

            • Oh FFS Grumpy, like I’m supposed to do a police-vetting background check on everyone I comment upon!

              Do you believe a person deserves another chance after they’ve served their sentence? If not, don’t you support the NZ justice system?

              I assure you I have no investment in him hating National. You might notice that regardless of whether they are in power or not politicians and political parties cop quite a bit of flak from all and sundry. I give my fair share to others. National happen to be in power and perhaps under greater scrutiny, as they should be.

              Your link supports my contention Howland needs some help, thanks for that.

              But there’s also KG & Grumpy’s way, the “acid test” or, as a final resort, hand over to Timoti for a bit of “make my day punk!”

            • kittycatkin

               /  23rd February 2016

              There were thousands of images on his computer, including tiny children having sex with adults-these weren’t just rude nude pictures that the child would forget because it was too small to know what it was doing. He is very lucky that he didn’t do time-we all know what happens to people like him inside. I could well imagine someone taking to drink or even drugs, but can’t see how this tragedy would make someone look at children being victimised by perverts for other perverts to salivate over, or justify it in any way.

              I once saw a documentary about kiddieporn and we saw a little bit of a film. It showed a little girl-a plain, ordinary, freckled little girl of about 9 or 10 as far as I can remember, wearing plain, ordinary clothes. Someone took her clothes off her as if she was a doll, and she let them-she’d had that done before, I’d say. When she was lying naked, we saw a shadow of a man on her body, and she put her arm over her eyes. The film stopped there, but it was obvious that it went on to show the man having sex with her as she lay there like a rag doll letting it happen. I don’t think that anyone who saw the bit we saw was ever quite the same again, and how anyone could be turned on by it is a mystery to me-I mean, by the whole film. Poor, poor little girl !

              That man has a damned cheek making someone else dirty when he’s such a dirty dog himself. At least Gerry Brownlee can wash the mess off, Howland can’t make his mind clean.

    • @ KG – I’ll look forward to your next exhibition of deteriorating mental state on here …

      Got a Cultural Marxist Feminist conspiracy theory rant for us today?

      You keep saying “acid”. I dislike that intensely KG. The other side of this coin is the internet can give fragile minds ideas. Give me potty mouth any day if the other option is malignant hyper-paranoid (TM) suggestion …

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    • Blazer

       /  23rd February 2016

      I am more inclined to see some one pumped on steroids losing it and attempting to get John Key to stand on his chest wearing blue budgie smugglers.

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  3. Pete Kane

     /  23rd February 2016

    No excuses but the guy’s been interview (off radio) and apparently he lost his son in the quake. He also confrmed the ‘stuff’ was vinger based but not excrement (still poor Gerry old wouldn’t want it in his eyes). Sad incident for all.

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  4. Oliver

     /  23rd February 2016

    That’s very insensitive of you guys calling the man a scumbag knowing that the poor guy lost his only child in the earthquake.

    It amazes me how cold hearted the “right” is. You people make me sick. How can you look at your self in the mirror.

    I can’t believe the “right” were suggesting he should be shot. How disgusting. You people aren’t real kiwis, you pathetic attitudes give NZ a bad name.

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    • Grumpy

       /  23rd February 2016

      I could not agree more – totally heartless…… and insensitive.
      http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/8192821/Child-sex-acts-were-on-computer

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      • Oliver

         /  23rd February 2016

        So it okay for your child to die so long as you’re a criminal. You’re pathetic excuse for a human being.

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      • Oliver

         /  23rd February 2016

        Grumpy you strike me as the type that looks at child pornography you sick f#!k!

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        • Grumpy

           /  23rd February 2016

          Dork, he used his child’s death as an excuse then and is using it now. …..but it’s all OK……he hates the Government (for causing the earthquake apparently).

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        • @ Oliver – I’m guilty of the odd “low blow” myself but when you play your “ultra-low life” card you’re just handing your opponents your ammunition, giving away your own credibility. Sometimes things are best left just hanging in the air …

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    • Timoti

       /  23rd February 2016

      “Leftists are consistent only in their hate. They don’t have principles. How can they when “there is no such thing as right and wrong”? All they have is postures, pretend-principles that can be changed as easily as one changes ones shirt.”

      I see you are doing the empathy act today, Ollie!

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      • @ Timoti – The guy has been convicted and served a non-custodial sentence FFS. Now he’s got a record for that particular crime. What could be more “right and wrong” than that? What more do you want?

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  5. Alan Wilkinson

     /  23rd February 2016

    Never mind, this nutter can get nursed by Nurse Nutter at Hillmorten hospital. He can throw vinaigrette at her and she can throw dildos at him. Two Lefties having a food fight – what’s new? Of course they’ll both blame it on the Government rather than the truth – that they are both nutters. Rather like most of what passes for comment in this thread above.

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    • You’ve certainly added a wealth of sense, decency and understanding to the thread Alan.

      It’s no different from most threads on most days. First person comments in a decidedly biased way, often inciteful and inflammatory. Second person attacks first person rather than topic … and off we go … as per usual …

      Get this far down and we’re no longer involved in a topic, it’s just a shit-fight. Glad you saw fit to join in …

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      • Alan Wilkinson

         /  23rd February 2016

        Always up for a chuckle, PZ. Especially when Lefties are taking nonsense seriously. Lost your son and your kiddie porn habit? Time to throw fudge at a politician. Bonkers as a barmy psychiatric nurse at Waitangi.

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        • Okay … I guess each person has their own idea of humour …?

          The other thing I forgot to mention above is the inevitable degeneration of threads from witty quip entropically down to shorter and shorter derisive insults …

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          • Grumpy

             /  23rd February 2016

            I agree. The degeneration of threads is directly proportional to the number of posts by the resident lefties.

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  6. Mike C

     /  23rd February 2016

    Has it been established yet whether the “brown substance” was shit or mud ???

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    • @ Mike C – On the radio just now I heard “fudge”. I also heard vinegar was an ingredient.

      So, vinegar fudge.

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      • kittycatkin

         /  23rd February 2016

        The man has to be a nutter if he uses his son’s tragic death as a reason to victimise other people’s children by buying kiddieporn. Yes, he’s done his time, but those poor little victims will be doing life.

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        • @ KCK – And what should we do with nutters?

          I’m not defending his actions. When I posted and replied to Grumpy I did not know he had used his son’s death as mitigation in the child-porn case.

          It doesn’t change my questions : Has justice been served in that case or not? If so, we shouldn’t go on punishing him for that crime even despite his allegedly committing another crime, which may be very tenuously related, if at all.

          There are sentencing decisions I don’t agree with – perhaps he should have been punished more severely – but isn’t there a saying, “Do the crime, do the time”? He has served his sentence as laid down by our justice system.

          I’ve got another question too. Surely a child-porn case would involve a psychiatric report? We don’t know all the details, which still doesn’t justify his actions.

          It may very well justify his getting treatment though, for his own and others’ safety.

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          • Grumpy

             /  23rd February 2016

            How safe is our mental health system when psychiatric nurses walk around with dildos looking for a politician to throw one at?

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            • Wow, Grumpy, three posts and each such an incredible exercise in intelligence!!! You out-do yourself … or just “out” yourself?

              I’ll avoid the obvious “little folk” references …

              Oh well, look, I tried to get it back on topic and what’s the Rightie reply, the intellectual equivalent of dildo thrower fires thinly veiled insults at a real dildo thrower and cashes in with a put down of mental health at the same time … Good one!

              So sorry to be a “resident Leftie” on your otherwise “Rightie” blogsite.

            • Alan Wilkinson

               /  23rd February 2016

              Well, Grumpy, we could give all the patients a T-shirt with “I am not a politician” on it. On second thoughts we would have to give them to staff and visitors too. That might lead to the wrong people being allowed out though.

            • Timoti

               /  23rd February 2016

              Not very safe. The mind boggles with what these nurses do with these instruments of pleasure when they aren’t throwing them. I wonder if the patients get a look in?

  7. Nelly Smickers

     /  23rd February 2016

    My hubby just sent me this link and the following comment:

    “He looks like your typical one-eyed Leftie who sees everything through a red tinted lens” 🙂

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11594095

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    • @ Nelly – He’s a caring soul our Wayne, isn’t he? I feel I know him so well. Perhaps its his likeness to others on here? Is he prone to judging a book by its cover by any chance? :-\ It’s amazing the distortions he sees, looking at the world through those National Blue Rouse Tinted glasses of his.

      Howland looks troubled and worse for wear to me?
      In need of some help and assistance perhaps? :-/

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      • Nelly Smickers

         /  23rd February 2016

        Oh gawd Parti – I’ve just sent Wayne the ‘Stuff’ link that Grumpy posted.

        No doubt he’ll come back with some suggestions as to what ‘help and assistance’ he’d like to offer 😦

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        • @ Nelly – The ‘Stuff’ link Grumpy posted THREE times? 😉

          I’ll look forward with trepidation to hearing Wayne’s suggestions.
          How thick do you reckon the armour should be I apply around my heart? 😦

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          • Nelly Smickers

             /  23rd February 2016

            I wouldn’t wurrie too much Parti – it’ll just be one of the usual fowl rants I’ve come to expect 😦

            As my mum said to me the very first time she met him,. “…are you serious Nell – he seems about as smart as bait”

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  8. artcroft

     /  23rd February 2016

    Good on Andrew Little for condemning this sort of nonsense. If he keeps this up he might actually become a good Labour leader. As a good Labour leader is not actually desirable, a replacement would be required. Someone totally out of touch with the general public, someone who is a stranger to reality. Over to you Blazer.

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