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  #2061559 24-Jul-2018 10:12
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Labour now back tracking on doubling the refugee quota.  Because, the resources aren't available - the same reason National gave for not doubling it while in government and Labour criticised from opposition.

 

 

Back tracking only for now. You can't just let people into the country without planning for them first. If we going to let in these poor refugees we have to make sure we have housing/welfare etc to support them first. A 6 month government has not had very much time to prepare and make changes yet. Give it time and then hopefully we can assist these poor people that are so desperate for our help.


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  #2061569 24-Jul-2018 10:21
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Give them a chance. They have only been in for 6 months, you cant expect miracles after such a short time. Besides Jacinda is having a baby and she deserves some rest. I am very optimistic about this new government. They are doing a lot for this country where national failed. Health care and housing is at lest getting attention now instead of money being funneled more and more into the wallets of the rich pigs.

 

 

I am going to assume you are having a laugh here.

 

 

 

 

I think the only thing laughable here are your comments criticizing this new government. How about looking at some of the good they are doing, instead of focusing on just some of the current roadblocks. A transformed health system is something that takes lots of time, effort and planning. Things dont become efficient overnight. Leave it with labours body of experts for now, and lets review once they have has some time.


 
 
 
 


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  #2061579 24-Jul-2018 10:37
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networkn:

 

RogerThat:

 

Give them a chance. They have only been in for 6 months, you cant expect miracles after such a short time. Besides Jacinda is having a baby and she deserves some rest. I am very optimistic about this new government. They are doing a lot for this country where national failed. Health care and housing is at lest getting attention now instead of money being funneled more and more into the wallets of the rich pigs.

 

 

I am going to assume you are having a laugh here.

 

 

 

 

I think the only thing laughable here are your comments criticizing this new government. How about looking at some of the good they are doing, instead of focusing on just some of the current roadblocks. A transformed health system is something that takes lots of time, effort and planning. Things dont become efficient overnight. Leave it with labours body of experts for now, and lets review once they have has some time.

 

 

Sure, make a list of the "good" things this Government are doing. Make sure you note what they promised vs what they will actually deliver. Don't forget to include the quiet moving of the guy who didn't tell JA about the sexual assaults at the Labour conference, quietly being given a new very cushy role at another Government owned entity, the same day JA went into labour (so much for transparency), the fact business confidence is in the toilet, and we are in for more strikes than we have had for 20+ years in NZ.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #2061581 24-Jul-2018 10:37
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MikeAqua:

 

Labour now back tracking on doubling the refugee quota.  Because, the resources aren't available - the same reason National gave for not doubling it while in government and Labour criticised from opposition.

 

 

Back tracking only for now. You can't just let people into the country without planning for them first. If we going to let in these poor refugees we have to make sure we have housing/welfare etc to support them first. A 6 month government has not had very much time to prepare and make changes yet. Give it time and then hopefully we can assist these poor people that are so desperate for our help.

 

 

They had 9 years to prepare. 9 Years to come up with coherant plans to Govern.

 

Are you not concerned about Ministers charging for personal access during events? If National did this, there would be claims about corruption and Cronyism.

 

 


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  #2061596 24-Jul-2018 10:47
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Sure, make a list of the "good" things this Government are doing. Make sure you note what they promised vs what they will actually deliver. Don't forget to include the quiet moving of the guy who didn't tell JA about the sexual assaults at the Labour conference, quietly being given a new very cushy role at another Government owned entity, the same day JA went into labour (so much for transparency), the fact business confidence is in the toilet, and we are in for more strikes than we have had for 20+ years in NZ.

 

 

Oh where would I start? Womans rights? Welfare improvements? her stance on Anti capitalism? I think her biggest achievement so far is her being so likeable. You now seem to be picking on the PM because she was pregnant? For crying in a bucket, the woman has just had a baby give her a break. Why should she be transparent about her sex life and baby plans? Mark Richardson this you? Sounds like you just being a sexist biogot now. Maybe nobody here stands up enough to you. Sorry but I wont just let sexist chirps like yours just slide by.

 

 

 

[Mod edit (MF): excessive quotes removed]


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  #2061600 24-Jul-2018 10:51
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networkn:

 

Sure, make a list of the "good" things this Government are doing. Make sure you note what they promised vs what they will actually deliver. Don't forget to include the quiet moving of the guy who didn't tell JA about the sexual assaults at the Labour conference, quietly being given a new very cushy role at another Government owned entity, the same day JA went into labour (so much for transparency), the fact business confidence is in the toilet, and we are in for more strikes than we have had for 20+ years in NZ.

 

 

Oh where would I start? Womans rights? Welfare improvements? her stance on Anti capitalism? I think her biggest achievement so far is her being so likeable. You now seem to be picking on the PM because she was pregnant? For crying in a bucket, the woman has just had a baby give her a break. Why should she be transparent about her sex life and baby plans? Mark Richardson this you? Sounds like you just being a sexist biogot now. Maybe nobody here stands up enough to you. Sorry but I wont just let sexist chirps like yours just slide by.

 

 

 

[Mod edit (MF): excessive quotes removed]

 

 

 

 

I can't see how any of the things you mention - if indeed they are actually being done - will in any way lift NZ from a low wage economy into a high wage economy. Wealth redistribution (a euphemism for legalised theft) creates no new money. It all looks rather like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic to me.






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  #2061601 24-Jul-2018 10:51
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No, I am not picking on the PM because she had a baby. I am picking on Labour for trying to hide the fact they moved someone who was central to a very poor set of decisions and INCREDIBLY poor handling of the sexual assaults that occured at their youth programme, the same day she went into Labour. If you don't think that's an issue, no need to reply to anything else.

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2061602 24-Jul-2018 10:52
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RogerThat:

 

networkn:

 

Sure, make a list of the "good" things this Government are doing. Make sure you note what they promised vs what they will actually deliver. Don't forget to include the quiet moving of the guy who didn't tell JA about the sexual assaults at the Labour conference, quietly being given a new very cushy role at another Government owned entity, the same day JA went into labour (so much for transparency), the fact business confidence is in the toilet, and we are in for more strikes than we have had for 20+ years in NZ.

 

 

Oh where would I start? Womans rights? Welfare improvements? her stance on Anti capitalism? I think her biggest achievement so far is her being so likeable. You now seem to be picking on the PM because she was pregnant? For crying in a bucket, the woman has just had a baby give her a break. Why should she be transparent about her sex life and baby plans? Mark Richardson this you? Sounds like you just being a sexist biogot now. Maybe nobody here stands up enough to you. Sorry but I wont just let sexist chirps like yours just slide by.

 

[Mod edit (MF): excessive quotes removed]

 

 

It's not sexist to try to measure someone's performance in the job they're doing in an objective way. 


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  #2061604 24-Jul-2018 10:53
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RogerThat:

 

networkn:

 

Sure, make a list of the "good" things this Government are doing. Make sure you note what they promised vs what they will actually deliver. Don't forget to include the quiet moving of the guy who didn't tell JA about the sexual assaults at the Labour conference, quietly being given a new very cushy role at another Government owned entity, the same day JA went into labour (so much for transparency), the fact business confidence is in the toilet, and we are in for more strikes than we have had for 20+ years in NZ.

 

 

Oh where would I start? Womans rights? Welfare improvements? her stance on Anti capitalism? I think her biggest achievement so far is her being so likeable. You now seem to be picking on the PM because she was pregnant? For crying in a bucket, the woman has just had a baby give her a break. Why should she be transparent about her sex life and baby plans? Mark Richardson this you? Sounds like you just being a sexist biogot now. Maybe nobody here stands up enough to you. Sorry but I wont just let sexist chirps like yours just slide by.

 

[Mod edit (MF): excessive quotes removed]

 

 

It's not sexist to try to measure someone's performance in the job they're doing in an objective way. 

 

 

Thank you!

 

 


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  #2061630 24-Jul-2018 11:36
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Geektastic:

 

I can't see how any of the things you mention - if indeed they are actually being done - will in any way lift NZ from a low wage economy into a high wage economy. Wealth redistribution (a euphemism for legalised theft) creates no new money. It all looks rather like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic to me.

 

 

I don't think its right to be striving for a high wage economy. Far better to strive for an equal wage economy.

 

GV27:

 

It's not sexist to try to measure someone's performance in the job they're doing in an objective way. 

 

 

So what has the date that PM went into labour got anything to do with the discussion then? Thats exactly the same as saying "the same day John Key went in for his vasectomy/snip:, then highlighting Nationals transparency. Its not an objective way at all. I stand by what I said. Its a bigoted remark, just like other remarks being made by right wing fat cats in these threads.


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  #2061635 24-Jul-2018 11:46
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RogerThat:

 

So what has the date that PM went into labour got anything to do with the discussion then? Thats exactly the same as saying "the same day John Key went in for his vasectomy/snip:, then highlighting Nationals transparency. Its not an objective way at all. I stand by what I said. Its a bigoted remark, just like other remarks being made by right wing fat cats in these threads.

 

 

Perhaps if you actually *read* rather than going off on your little tangents filled with out of date cliches, you'd know the answer to your own question.

 

The fact you referred to anyone as a right wing fat cat says to me everything I need to know. I think it's pretty safe to ignore you from this point forwards.

 

 


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  #2061646 24-Jul-2018 12:14
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I don't think its right to be striving for a high wage economy. Far better to strive for an equal wage economy.



Ok genius. Then what is motivation for anyone to work harder? Why would anyone go to university, medical school, or an apprenticeship?

Just go work at your local fish and chip shop and hold out for the same wages as the Prime Minister...

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  #2061656 24-Jul-2018 12:53
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I don't think its right to be striving for a high wage economy. Far better to strive for an equal wage economy.

 

 

 

 

This is the attitude you need -

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12094328

 

A unique craft beer is the first business venture for six people from Kāpiti who have banded together to boost their employment opportunities.

 

The six, who have intellectual disabilities, haven't found it easy to get fulltime work.

 

So they had a brainstorming session and formed The Independence Collective.

 

The goal for the group is to become business owners, which in turn will increase their opportunity for financial independence.


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  #2061665 24-Jul-2018 13:29
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RogerThat:

 

I don't think its right to be striving for a high wage economy. Far better to strive for an equal wage economy.

 

 

 

 

This is the attitude you need -

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12094328

 

A unique craft beer is the first business venture for six people from Kāpiti who have banded together to boost their employment opportunities.

 

The six, who have intellectual disabilities, haven't found it easy to get fulltime work.

 

So they had a brainstorming session and formed The Independence Collective.

 

The goal for the group is to become business owners, which in turn will increase their opportunity for financial independence.

 

 

I was thinking more along the lines of a recreational marajwana farm :-) Hopefully one of these days that will be possible :-)

 

 


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  #2061667 24-Jul-2018 13:31
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RogerThat:

 

 

 

I don't think its right to be striving for a high wage economy. Far better to strive for an equal wage economy.

 



Ok genius. Then what is motivation for anyone to work harder? Why would anyone go to university, medical school, or an apprenticeship?

Just go work at your local fish and chip shop and hold out for the same wages as the Prime Minister...

 

Maybe you are assuming that everybody wants to go to university, medical school or get an apprenticeship? I tried that unfortunately did not succeed, just got left with a big pile of student debt.


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