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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Dogs are not a man’s best friend and they do not understand “bros before hoes” at all. Stupid Henry. Hear an old story from Dave’s youth, Dan’s views on animals and the morons who love/speak to them, plus the usual shit about Chris Carter.
The National Party Conference has just been, which means comedy gold is in the air. From the promises themselves, the dodgy stats backing up the decisions, to the unions who tried to storm the castle, we get a bit of fodder out of the whole ordeal. Also on the agenda: The future of the Maori party, Molotov Mitchell tweets about non-specific violence, the US revolutionary war, the PEDA fiasco and fallout, and Lego:
Just to cheer you up some.
In this episode we talk about K-Strass, a purported Yo-yo expert who has been pranking local news shows in America with is yo yo “act”. Also, the UK election results are in, Paula Bennett’s an idiot, and Dave unveils his own new single-issue, special interest political party, the CAIP.