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Kiwi Praises North Korea

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Fri, 2013-09-06 06:59

NZer Gareth Morgan has come out in praise of life in North Korea, having toured parts of it on motorcycle by special permission of the DPRK.

Recent Comments:
True Terry. Morgan has now — by Sam Pierson on Mon, 2013-09-09 10:29
Morgan the Marxist: Mormarx — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2013-09-08 09:42

Announcement

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Fri, 2012-09-28 05:01

Lindsay Perigo's 'The Total Passion for the Total Height' is now available on Amazon for Kindle.

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Preliminary observations from Nicholas Dykes — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2012-11-25 21:21
Even the Best Shopping List — by Luke Setzer on Thu, 2012-10-11 13:52
Luke's flow charts ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2012-10-10 20:33

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Braaash!

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Sun, 2011-05-01 05:30

NZ life just got a little more exciting. Let me count the ways;

1. We're going to have an election about policy, not popularity.

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Setting the record straight — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2011-11-13 14:39
Classic! — by Olivia on Sat, 2011-05-14 08:07
Don Brash writes to John Key... — by Olivia on Fri, 2011-05-13 05:18

Brash Kicks Some National Butt

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Sun, 2010-11-28 00:41

Brash gave another Orewa speech yesterday.

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Or :) — by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2010-12-03 02:27
If the economic system you're — by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2010-12-03 02:16
"I won’t even attempt to figure out — by Sandi on Fri, 2010-12-03 00:43

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US Election Advice

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Sun, 2010-10-17 09:04

From an Instapundit reader:-


Paul Henry Upsets the Natives

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Mon, 2010-10-04 05:35

So Paul Henry's upset some of the natives again. And by natives I mean the Race Relations Commisioner, bloggers at Public Address, and residents of Grey Lynn.

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Fury at Laws' 'fat Indian' insult — by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2010-10-09 21:50

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That Afghan Plan

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Wed, 2009-12-02 11:12

So, the President's plan is to pop 30k more troops into Afghanistan. And then to start pulling them out in 18 months or so. This is the 'refined' strategy.

Recent Comments:
And... — by Ross Elliot on Fri, 2009-12-04 06:41
No... — by Ross Elliot on Wed, 2009-12-02 21:44
This is a half-way house... — by Marcus on Wed, 2009-12-02 16:36

Red Eye's Greg Gutfeld interviewed by Reason.Tv

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Wed, 2009-05-20 04:35

Hey, it's TV's Greg Gutfeld & his favourite unicorn being interviewed by a brainy-cat at Reason, people.

http://reason.tv/video/show/78...

If by unicorn you mean a cheap suit & sneakers.


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Hiroshima - the facts

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Sat, 2009-05-02 05:48

This guy nukes for all time any notion that dropping the A-bomb on Hiroshima was immoral. Rather he shows, with due respect, how moral it really was.

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Sam- NetStream.Play.StreamNo — by Aaron on Mon, 2009-05-04 13:04
This apologist is in pure justification mode — by Sandi on Sun, 2009-05-03 18:36
Thanks Sam — by HWH on Sat, 2009-05-02 15:05

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Gen. Petraeus' Farewell Letter

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Sun, 2008-09-14 23:33

http://miserabledonuts.blogspo...

(As an aside: This is what should be studied in English classes, as a model of letter-writing.)

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Is Patreus one of the good guys? — by Doug Bandler on Thu, 2012-11-15 06:03
Paula, — by gregster on Wed, 2012-11-14 23:41
We shouldn't be quick — by Doug Bandler on Wed, 2012-11-14 22:07

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Report Card: 60 yrs of US Foreign Policy

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Thu, 2007-12-20 10:55

What has the last 60 years of US foreign policy achieved?

(Current population estimates in brackets)

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Jeez Aaron — by personallydisinterested on Tue, 2008-01-15 01:30
Jameson- — by Aaron on Wed, 2008-01-09 06:43
All- I don't know what — by Aaron on Wed, 2008-01-09 06:43

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Film: Copying Beethoven

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Sat, 2007-11-17 02:16

I didn't expect much from this film but, hey, I reckoned it would be filled with some great tunes. It was, but was also accompanied by some great lines:

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Yes — by Elijah Lineberry on Sat, 2007-11-17 02:37
ALL of it? — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2007-11-17 02:32

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Sacre Bleu!

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Fri, 2007-11-09 08:02

French Prez Sarkozy speaks to US congress unequivocally praising America & what she stands for in the world ("the greatest nation.") Nice essential-point history reminder.

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Oh — by Kasper on Sun, 2007-11-11 07:34
No — by Elijah Lineberry on Sun, 2007-11-11 07:05
"France is far from — by Kasper on Sun, 2007-11-11 06:16

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Sad, sad Britain

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Tue, 2007-11-06 11:41

The Telegraph has this story of the situation the British Army face in Basra. While the US, under Gen.


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Atlas 50th Celebration - Pics

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Submitted by Sam Pierson on Mon, 2007-10-29 08:17

Linz opens formalities

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Cheers Claudia — by Sandi on Wed, 2007-11-07 08:15
Hey Sandy! — by Olivia on Tue, 2007-11-06 23:02
Great to see the pic's — by Sandi on Tue, 2007-11-06 21:04

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