An important few days for 59 million Americans

I was listening to American talk radio yesterday, which typically is conservative talk, and the issue of Health Care, aka Obamacare, has come up again. In the Supreme Court at the moment we have the final hurdle for the Presidents Health Care package to go through. The nuts and bolts of this are that the…

The Panel with Bob McCoskrie and David Slack

Bob and David chat about SKY City sponsoring celebrities to come and be on site, have the Police handled the Teapot saga well and their thoughts on the one month anniversary of the shooting of Treyvon Martin in Florida by George Zimmerman [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/41055803″ iframe=”true” /]

NZ Government 'kowtowed' to the US over Dotcom

Yesterday Barrister Gary Gotlieb stated in court that NZ ‘kowtowed’ to American business interests in the case against Kim Dotcom. This statement comes amongst revelations that the seizure of Dotcoms property was illegal because “police applied for the wrong kind of order” according to Justice Potter Kim Dotcome has been granted $60,000 per month to live…

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…

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]