Posts by Dinah Dunavan
Up Front: The Real Victims, Here,
Not sure exactly why I am uncomfortable about a med school men only support group.
Is it the nagging feeling that the last thing our medical profession needs is another boy's club? Or the implied inference that women lead men to drink so must be kept away?
Or if you don't drink but you do have a cat, you can make a stove out if a tiny cat food tin.
A quick web search for beer can stoves will help prepare for the next power outage. Super simple to make and use.
Hard News: Memories of the news,
The Wahine storm, except in our town it was a day (or so) earlier and was the day the Primary school roof came off.
Hard News: Barclay and arrogance, in reply to
They could have stood a convicted murderer there and got in with a handy majority.
National could have stood a pro-green candidate and got in with a handy majority. But instead they chose a weasily tobacco lobbyist. Doesn't say much for the Clutha-Southland electorate committees does it.
Here's a thought Nicky Wagner, put your cell phone away and pay attention to the people you are meeting with. They deserve your full attention not some half-arsed, I'd rather see who is following me on twitter.
Up Front: What's the Big Idea?,
I really miss my bath.
Hard News: Friday Music: A Strange Road,
and the Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal.
 The appeal is dismissed and the declarations made by Clifford J are upheld in this Court, though for different reasons:
(a) The song is not an election advertisement for the purposes of s 3A of the Electoral Act.
(b) The video is not an election advertisement for the purposes of s3A of the Electoral Act.
(c) The song is not an election programme for the purposes of s 70 of the Broadcasting Act.
(d) The video is not an election programme for the purposes of s 70 of the Broadcasting Act.
I haven't seen it reported anywhere except Facebook and NZCity, an election in another country is taking media precedence these days.
Scott Foval, the Dem contractor named, has in fact resigned
I can't find that on any 'reputable' web site. So far all I have found comes from James O'Keefe himself. There is a comment that Fox News reported it but there is nothing about it on their web site.
The Herald has foolishly posted a story that seems to be sourced from fake news site ABCNEWS.com.co The clue being the .co after .com
A very brief bit of Google work found this out so it’s not that the writer, or the Herald, couldn’t fact check this story.