Back in August Paula Rebstock, a former commerce commission head and therefore the most appropriate person to make these sorts of life-and-death decisions, released her welfare working group’s issue paper which set us off like a firecracker in episode 50 (highlight here). Rebstock is back this week, with her group’s recommendations. Claiming our economy cannot support our society, she makes the dual mistake of forgetting that it’s our society that should come before our economy in that sentence, and that economies do tend to behave rather catastrophically when you base them on bullshit figures.
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Darren Watson, Wellington blues icon and all ’round nice fella, swung by for a chat. DW’s never been afraid of speaking his mind on political issues, as anyone who’s seen him alter the lyrics mid-performance of blues numbers to ridicule National supporters can attest.
Darren’s new album “Saint Hilda’s Faithless Boy” is out November 1st on Red Rocks Records. Release parties are in Wellington on the 21st October at Ruby Lounge and in Auckland on the 23rd of October at Juice Bar.
Ecstasy deaths, the perils of the aristocracy in getting themselves KFC, the impending crippling labour relations in the UK, gigolos, and, of course, donk.
Mediterranean Cruises start at around nz$2000, but beware hidden costs such as drinks, the casino, onshore spending money and the IDF riddling your ass with 9mm bullets as they board your vessel.
The UK Election, 9/11, Cuban Missile Crisis and BOOBQUAKE! How’s that?
This was supposed to be a short and sweet episode. How did that turn out? Much like this:
To the mailbag! In this episode we take a look at some stories that have been emailed to us, and then settle down on a nice long rant about the music industry.
EPISODE TEN! What a milestone. For what was supposed to be a weekly podcast, hitting episode 10 in week 3 of our existence is an incredible testament to the productivity of good, hardworking New Zealanders. So too is this episode. We talk about election promises, parity with Australia, labour unions – ALL THE FUN STUFF! God, we’re a crack up.
Phil Goff’s speech to the Grey Power AGM, mentioned constantly in this episode, can be read here: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1004/S00131.htm