While Weiner Wept, DOJ Potentially Charged with Obstruction of Justice by Ann-Marie Murrel June 8, 2011 I was going to entitle this article “Weinergate Distracts Attention Away from Major Breaking Story” but it’s a little long and not quite as catchy… Two days ago Facebook icon/blogger ‘Ulster Man’ released an […]

Source: https://www.boingboing.net/2011/04/17/nz-mp-votes-for-anti.html A reader writes, “In a beautiful twist of irony, New Zealand parliament member Melissa Lee has been caught in a copyright quagmire. It turns out that just hours before she spoke out in support of the controversial new copyright law being rushed through parliament, she tweeted how pleased […]

By Justin Thyme (NZ) 8 February 2011. · The gain is incalculable greed and enormous profits for the super rich – none of whom at all live in New Zealand.· Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) is well advanced in its plans now to develop the iron-sands. https://www.ttrl.co.nz/cms.aspx?page=What_are_Iron_Sands&flag=1 · The company is working […]

“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to high office.” – Aesop “Cognitive dissonance is an uncomfortable feeling caused by holding two contradictory ideas simultaneously. The “ideas” or “cognitions” in question may include attitudes and beliefs, the awareness of one’s behavior, and facts. The theory of cognitive […]


Kyrgyzstan begs Russia’s help to quell ethnic violence Kyrgyzstan imposed a state of emergency in a second southern city as its interim leader warned ethnic violence is spiralling “out of control” and asked Russia to send in troops. Interim President Roza Otunbayeva appealed to Moscow to intervene militarily after at […]

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