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12 March 2018

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29 Comments

  1. Corky

     /  March 12, 2018

    Tin foil hats for nutters? No, tin foil hats for Parkinson Disease sufferers. I personally think this type of energy medicine will eventually become a standard treatment. Pills need to bypass the digestive system before delivering their payload. That again is dependent on the patients cells being receptive to such medicines. It really is a very ineffective way of treating people, especially with the toxic side effects possible with all medicines.

    https://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/weekend-australian-magazine/let-there-be-light/news-story/7a35f2886a153ff69696caf333a7a611

    • Traveller

       /  March 12, 2018

      Paywall. Are you talking a la Francaise?

      • Corky

         /  March 12, 2018

        It was going fine before. If you are interested you can find all the info online.

        • Traveller

           /  March 12, 2018

          It’s about the most vigorous paywall there is…sadly. I gave up a lot of subs when I saw what they all added up to…..

          • Kitty Catkin

             /  March 12, 2018

            Don’t encourage him.Ignore him. Pretend that you haven’t seen him.

  2. Blazer

     /  March 12, 2018

    financial..jiggery pokery..Questions have also been raised over why the regulator didn’t stop the company paying out $50 million offshore – transfers that triggered the Reserve Bank to apply to the court to put an interim liquidator in charge.

    Bascand said CBL consulted it on part of the transfers – a €25 million payment.

    “We gave them explicit directions not to make the payment.”

    But the company went ahead and did it anyway.’
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12009623

  3. Corky

     /  March 12, 2018

    Ever wondered how much it’s costing America to back-engineer the crashed Roswell Saucer; create chem trails and use mind control to get Trump elected?

    Well, it may be $21 Trillion.

    https://www.rt.com/usa/413411-trillions-dollars-missing-research/

    • Blazer

       /  March 12, 2018

      Documents destroyed in 9/11 attack…shame.

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  March 12, 2018

        No, they weren’t. Not all. The descendants of the Roswellians lasered many of them from outer space. Everyone knows that. 😀

  4. Corky

     /  March 12, 2018

    Spanish Bride deals to a ” lurking Leftie troll.” To be fair, this troll made a go of things. But even a cursory look at their comments showed the usual words and catchphrases beloved by the Left. Parti would love those comments.

    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2018/03/spanishbride-responds-to-criticism-of-her-agenda-by-reader-rtj/#more-368784

    • PartisanZ

       /  March 12, 2018

      Oh FFS Corky, RTJ clearly isn’t a troll but a fairly calm, rational and reasonable commenter.

      Bride Del’ Inquisition comes back at RTJ with ‘troll-like’ or what you’d call ‘Parti-like’ over-exaggeration … Except hers is Rightie-paranoia hyper-exaggeration which plays to your Islamophobia and confirms your bias …

      Female Genital Mutilation … I wonder how the Spanish Armada feels about Jewish circumcision? Male Genital Mutilation practiced for several millenia before Muhammad came along …

      Just to be clear, I don’t like either … but perhaps they’re both symbolic of that war on human nature sorethumb is always on about … the war on human nature that’s only just now supposed to be overtaking the globe as a result of ‘The Long March’?

      Yet apparently its been around for thousands of years? That’s a really ‘Long March’ eh?

      Male or Female, genital mutilation certainly differentiates us from Lobsters! That’s one thing to be thankful for at least. The religious connection and import of excising pieces of our children’s genitals must therefore be a socio-cultural thing … unlike social hierarchies …

      Anyhow, we’re all glad you received some comfort from SB’s ravings.

      • Gezza

         /  March 12, 2018

        Hang on a minute, PZ. I’m not. I prefer it when he’s miserable & whining.

      • Corky

         /  March 12, 2018

        ‘Oh FFS Corky, RTJ clearly isn’t a troll but a fairly calm, rational and reasonable commenter.”

        As are many Leftie trolls. They aren’t all ranting nutters as other sites, this one included, have beared testament to.

        You probably haven’t been in the army, Parti. But when in enemy territory you must make every move a considered move, especially on sites like Whaleoil with Nige ready to
        pounce. Lol.

        Must fly…Trumpy socking it to liberals and other deadbeats….again.

  5. The ‘sex scandal’ rocking the Labour Party seems a rather mild one; someone alleged to have put his hands where they should not have gone.

    Again, to be accused seems to be guilty and the accused has been barred from Labour do’s.

    Jacinda Ardern looks haggard and drawn these days.

    • Gezza

       /  March 12, 2018

      What sex scandal rocking the Labour Party?

      • Sex and under age alcohol scandal that Ardern has only just been informed about (by media).
        https://yournz.org/2018/03/12/allegation-of-sexual-misconduct-at-young-labour-camp/

        • Corky

           /  March 12, 2018

          I wouldn’t want to be the person who was meant to whisper in the leaders ear before damage control was needed.

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  March 12, 2018

        Not a very juicy one, calling it a sex scandal is really misleading advertising.

        • Gezza

           /  March 12, 2018

          Nuthin on 1ewes. Anything on Shub news?

          • It led on 1 News at 6.

            • Gezza

               /  March 12, 2018

              Oh. My bad. I missed a little bit of it. Must’ve been a short item. Didn’t see it in the headline roundup at start of Seg 3. Will pop tv on again at 7 on the Plus One channel.

            • Gezza

               /  March 12, 2018

              Yes – odd. It wasn’t in Simon’s ‘big new highlights’ spiel right at the start, but it was item 1 – & wasn’t mentioned again their 3rd segment hilights summary.

              It got 1.25.63 minutes. Still, all the facts were covered in a strong Northern Irish accent. The police were not involved. All sounds very embarrassing.

          • Kitty Catkin

             /  March 12, 2018

            Their announcement made it sound much bigger than the story was when we actually heard it.

            • Gezza

               /  March 12, 2018

              Did they show Trump at some no hope Republican Candidate’s rally somewhere, mostly just boasting about how great he is, wanking on that the he hopes Oprah runs for Pres (she’s already said she won’t) cos he reckons he could beat her, & pointing out his stunned-looking loser candidate they should vote for?

  6. Kitty Catkin

     /  March 12, 2018

    The Black Ferns should not be paid what the All Blacks are paid.

    The All Blacks are world-famous and have been for what ? 100 years ? They are a huge draw and earn enormous amounts for NZ. The Black Ferns don’t. When they have the All Black’s mana, fame and abiility to fill stadiums*, that will be when ‘equal pay’ can be discussed. They have only just gone professional, after all. It’s like the office boy wanting to be paid the same as the woman who’s the CEO.

    * the Latin plural is stadii, not stadia. So the resident troll needn’t bother to correct the word stadiums. Nor does it mean what we mean by a stadium.

    • PartisanZ

       /  March 12, 2018

      Yes, it’s all about ability to fill *stadiums and sell tickets and TV broadcast rights … although one wonders what might happen if the same All Blacks publicity budget was spent on the Black Ferns, their costumes were ‘sexed up’ and the image of their game generally ‘Cage Fight’, Gladiator or ‘ThunderDome’ glamorized? The office girl might just end up getting better than a CEO salary?

      https://lflus.com/

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  March 12, 2018

        It wouldn’t work, they still wouldn’t have the history that the All Blacks have, It’s nothing to do with their being girls. I wouldn’t expect a new sports team of any kind to have the same pay as a long established one. It would be hard to glamourise rugby, anyway.

      • Gezza

         /  March 12, 2018

        Nah. Can’t see it. Hasn’t worked in the States although some pervs might be interested I imagine.