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    Great to see someone in the media brave enough to call out this madness for what it really is, a complete waste of taxpayers money https://www.stuff.co.nz/opinion/1172...r-public-money

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    Quote Originally Posted by iceman View Post
    Great to see someone in the media brave enough to call out this madness for what it really is, a complete waste of taxpayers money https://www.stuff.co.nz/opinion/1172...r-public-money
    Grrrrrrr

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    I feel so so guilty in not responding to previous pleading emails from Labour

    If only

    Latest email today -

    Winner,

    First off, we just wanted to give a big shout out to all of our supporters for continuing to power our grassroots movement. Last week we asked if you could contribute to our 2020 campaign fund and help us reach our new target of 1,000 individual donors in October. And wow did we come close!

    We knew it would take a huge effort to reach 1000 individual contributions, and with the help of people like you giving us a final push, we're so pleased to report back that we finished the month with 997 people contributing - just three people off our target!
    “Just consider that maybe the probability of you being wrong is higher than you think.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by winner69 View Post
    I feel so so guilty in not responding to previous pleading emails from Labour

    If only

    Latest email today -

    Winner,

    First off, we just wanted to give a big shout out to all of our supporters for continuing to power our grassroots movement. Last week we asked if you could contribute to our 2020 campaign fund and help us reach our new target of 1,000 individual donors in October. And wow did we come close!

    We knew it would take a huge effort to reach 1000 individual contributions, and with the help of people like you giving us a final push, we're so pleased to report back that we finished the month with 997 people contributing - just three people off our target!
    It may not be too late. A bit old fashioned, but send them a cheque for a couple of grand, and if they don't present it you'll know you really were just a bit too late.

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    Quote Originally Posted by winner69 View Post
    I feel so so guilty in not responding to previous pleading emails from Labour

    If only

    Latest email today -

    Winner,

    First off, we just wanted to give a big shout out to all of our supporters for continuing to power our grassroots movement. Last week we asked if you could contribute to our 2020 campaign fund and help us reach our new target of 1,000 individual donors in October. And wow did we come close!

    We knew it would take a huge effort to reach 1000 individual contributions, and with the help of people like you giving us a final push, we're so pleased to report back that we finished the month with 997 people contributing - just three people off our target!
    My G*d!

    Can this be right? Is it really a "huge effort" for the Labour Party to get a thousand donations?

    Surely not!

    I fear for the state of New Zealand democracy!

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    https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-pos...gton-mayoralty

    Sounds like the Labour government :

    "It was an anti-climactic but somehow appropriate end to a mayoralty that had promised so much but delivered little. Three years earlier, Lester was doing plenty of smiling and waving to rapturous applause.

    He was a young, articulate mayor; a surprise star at the Labour Party's annual conference. Even before we were dazzled by Jacindamania there was a little Lesterphoria.

    "But over the next three years, the mayor, those around him and even the Labour Party, would spill those gifts, like water poured on hot ground: promises not kept, spin replacing substance, dysfunctional leadership, and little achieved."

    Star dust replaced by bull dust.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balance View Post
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-pos...gton-mayoralty

    Sounds like the Labour government :

    "It was an anti-climactic but somehow appropriate end to a mayoralty that had promised so much but delivered little. Three years earlier, Lester was doing plenty of smiling and waving to rapturous applause.

    He was a young, articulate mayor; a surprise star at the Labour Party's annual conference. Even before we were dazzled by Jacindamania there was a little Lesterphoria.

    "But over the next three years, the mayor, those around him and even the Labour Party, would spill those gifts, like water poured on hot ground: promises not kept, spin replacing substance, dysfunctional leadership, and little achieved."

    Star dust replaced by bull dust.
    A ‘rising star’ in the Labour Party is a Wellington City Councillor - has same problem, Party first and her town second

    She doesn’t make much of the fact she’s on the Labour Council and was one of the investigative team into the sexual assault allegations. One of her aims on the WCC ‘is Tom eliminating the widespread sexual harassment’

    Wellington is so lucky having so much Central government involvement in local affairs
    “Just consider that maybe the probability of you being wrong is higher than you think.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by winner69 View Post
    A ‘rising star’ in the Labour Party is a Wellington City Councillor - has same problem, Party first and her town second

    She doesn’t make much of the fact she’s on the Labour Council and was one of the investigative team into the sexual assault allegations. One of her aims on the WCC ‘is Tom eliminating the widespread sexual harassment’

    Wellington is so lucky having so much Central government involvement in local affairs
    'A rising star' in the Labour party ?
    I suppose if you're surrounded by falling stars you will eventually arrive at the top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fungus pudding View Post
    'A rising star' in the Labour party ?
    I suppose if you're surrounded by falling stars you will eventually arrive at the top.
    ..unless you are Justin Lester
    “Just consider that maybe the probability of you being wrong is higher than you think.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by fungus pudding View Post
    'A rising star' in the Labour party ?
    I suppose if you're surrounded by falling stars you will eventually arrive at the top.


    Well put!

    Scum always float to the top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balance View Post


    Well put!

    Scum always float to the top.
    That would also apply to the opposition?

    westerly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balance View Post


    Well put!

    Scum always float to the top.
    Well put! If theres a buck in it, scum be it or the foam on top, sell ones soul , moral compass for filthy lucre

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    Quote Originally Posted by westerly View Post
    That would also apply to the opposition?

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    When there is no scum, there will still be a top, the cream goes there too. No other party has had the same no. of falling stars as the current lot.
    Last edited by fungus pudding; 12-11-2019 at 09:50 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fungus pudding View Post
    When there is no scum, there will still be a top, the cream goes there too. No other party has had the same no. of falling stars as the current lot.
    Yeah, and in the sunlight cream goes off very quickly. No other party has had the attention of a hostile media either.

    westerly

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    Quote Originally Posted by westerly View Post
    Yeah, and in the sunlight cream goes off very quickly. No other party has had the attention of a hostile media either.

    westerly
    That takes the cake! Cindy had 18 months of media adulation. It is only the last couple of months that they have started to call BS. I think the tipping point for them was the abuse of the OIA when Labour had pledged to be the most transparent government ever. Turns out they have been worse than the Nats in this regard.

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