Fear and Low-thing in Las Vegas this afternoon...
...what a bill!
One user wrote: "Trump tried to kiss a little girl at his rally tonight and she isn't having it."
After spotting the girl in the audience, Trump said: "By the way, that is the most beautiful little girl."
Inviting her on stage he asked: "Hi, do you want to come up and see me? Do you want to come up? Come on!"
When handing the girl back to her parents, he praised their parenting skills, saying: "Congratulations. What a job. What a beautiful person you are. They did a good job."
Why do politicians feel the need to manhandle children and kiss babies?
It seems the 'Thorndon Working' is almost complete...
I got a good bite off your hand tied twitter lure (thank you), made the rent, but not three figures, but two banana boxes of silverfish food released back into the environment - slow and steady... Good crowds though.
- met the fine Mr O'Connell at long last, Mr Parkes and family swung by, the Library photo search was in full swing with Mr Paul Sutherland at the helm, entertainment was supplied by various people including a great set by a trio including Anita Clarke and Mike Kime - interesting that most people just stumbled on it with only a few saying it was their destination - I do love random factors...
Here's an ad I did from 1986 for some Galaxy gigs*
and maybe this interview was filmed there?
It’s pretty clear that the present Government is appointing women (Maori women moreover) in sensitive portfolios like social services and education. This is a clever way of defusing criticism from the Left and the politically correct, as it is difficult to attack them without looking sexist and racist.
I can well see why one would take umbrage at the Government’s spells of tinkering – though I’d have thought that Steven ‘Dark Mage’ Joyce would have more say over monetising Tertiary Institutions, and that Hekia Parata has able assistance from the well programmed coven of blonde Stepford Wives (Nikki Kaye and Louise Upston) not to mention everyone’s favourite hologram – David Seymour – as a familiar.
I was appalled at Uni of Canterbury stopping Film Studies and Islamic Studies some time ago – like they were irrelevant subjects nowadays!!
Four science majors will be the first to go as Lincoln University works to improve its course offerings and shaves millions of dollars from its budget.
The specialist land-based university has announced four Bachelor of Science majors will not be offered next year. They are Agritech, Maori and Indigenous Knowledge of the Environment, Bioprotection and Biosecurity and Land, Water, Environment.
Really odd after saying this a coupla months ago:
Pollard says Lincoln also had a clear vision of its role – spelt out even before the earthquakes – of being New Zealand’s specialist land university, not merely a school of farming.
So the goal is to provide a rounded land education – teaching environmental science alongside agricultural science. And it is why other subjects like landscape architecture and even tourism are a good fit.]]
This piece by Professor Giselle Byrnes (Massey) from Hawke’s Bay Today was of interest too:
If universities are only designed to deliver personal and individualised benefits, such as a good job and a high standard of living, and a private good is the outcome, then at what point do they cease to become public institutions?
If this were the case, as with private universities elsewhere, then high student fees might make sense. If, however, higher education in general, and universities in particular, deliver tangible public benefits, then we need to accept this in the way we think about and describe these institutions. We also need to agree on what those public benefits are.
Tertiary education is good for society as well as for individuals. The onus is on universities themselves to make these arguments.
We need to talk about what our universities should do and what ought to define them, not just focus on how much students should pay. We also need a mature public conversation about what our universities are for.
Private Eye nails it.
All's Fairey in love and politics...
high on cocaine a lot of the time...
Surely there is mandatory drug testing for contestants for the upper echelons of the greatest sport of all - Politics!
the US could do worse than elect Michelle Obama in 2020
- Even if she really is a bloke with kidnapped children!!
According to all those 'really reliable sources' mentioned earlier...