The Panel with Alex Penk and Steve Tollestrup

Today we talked about Closing Prisons for PPPs, MMP and where we should go with the review, Should the government ban smoking with an interesting point from Steve where Pat Robertson has stated we should make cannabis legal and become de-baptised [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/40199827″ iframe=”true” /]

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Jason Russell, co founder of Invisible Children, naked and swearing on the street

Jason Russell was arrested in the weekend for public masterbation and public drunkenness…here’s a clip (never thought I’d say that on my blog) [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32PBZ870ymg&w=560&h=315] Since then Invisible Children has released a statment “He is now receiving medical care and is focused on getting better. The past two weeks have taken a severe emotional toll…

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ACC, Privacy, Blackmail, Michelle Boag and Judith Collins

You have heard by now the breach of up to 9,000 of ACC’s clients privacy in the last 10 days or so, clients that have sensitive claims, and clients whose details in part were emailed to Bronwyn Pullar by accident. The details were among more than 9000 ACC claims – some featuring well-known people –…

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Sexy Britney Spears: Acceptable. Dead SVU victim: Acceptable. Skimpily dressed model stretching: Banned!

Before we start this post, please be advised that if you watch the video there is graphic language and sexual themes contained within, I could not find the censored version of the ad. It’s interesting what gets banned in America, they have really tight laws around profanity and nudity…but not so much around violence. Think…

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The Daily Show with more insight into Palestine become a country in the UN

John Oliver from The Daily Show does a two part story on how when America decided to pull funding from UNESCO as they, along with 100 organisations have recognised Palestine as a country, there ended up being no winners. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.1014907&w=425&h=350&fv=sid%3DThe_Daily_Show_Videos%26autoPlay%3Dtrue%26configParams%3Dnid%253D82125%2526site%253Dthedailyshow.com%26nextvideo%3Doff%26endCapAutoPlay%3Dfalse%26objectID%3Dvideo_player_box] [vodpod                           id=ExternalVideo.1014908&w=425&h=350&fv=sid%3DThe_Daily_Show_Videos%26autoPlay%3Dtrue%26configParams%3Dnid%253D82125%2526site%253Dthedailyshow.com%26nextvideo%3Doff%26endCapAutoPlay%3Dfalse%26objectID%3Dvideo_player_box]

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