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Dirty politics Standard style

A claim that John Key, NZ Herald and David Farrar have all been involved in the ‘dirty politics’ promotion of the meme ‘Angry Andy” has backfired after a failure to provide any proof. 1,143 more words

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90 day trial on The Standard

There were some interesting and perhaps suroprising discussions at The Standard on Andrew Little’s speech and the lack of a mention of 90 day trials given the Standard is a ‘labour left’ blog. 1,058 more words

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In case it gets deleted

Commenting at The Standard is always precarious, knowing that deletes and bans can be doled out at any time while lprent and other commenters abuse with impunity. 479 more words

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Views on Greece

Some differeing views on Greece at The Standard. Anthony Robins posted Greece to reclaim its future?

Greece now has an anti-austerity government after “the radical leftist Syriza” achieved a majority (by reaching an agreement with a small right-wing party).

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Blog vultures

In the previous post Left versus lefter Martyn Bradbury proves to be the champ of chumps but one barb against Lynn Prentice does have some (partial) merit. 1,032 more words

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Left versus lefter

Clash of the blowhards.

Lynn Prentice at The Standard: The prince and the pea

I have pointed out before that Bomber Bradbury is wee bit unsuited to the two way dialogue of the blogs.

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"Mass surveillance is being pushed on us"

Anthony Robins posted about The mathematics of surveillance saying it can’t work. Obviously it can never be 100% successful.

But Robins also implies that mass surveillance is “being pushed on us” and “that it is being used for unstated goals”. 481 more words

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