Might have to make this a thing, but then I don’t have many friends with such magnificent houses for sale. :-)
The subject of this capture is in the Street across form us and I have watched it transform.Nice to see what they did to the inside.There are some lovely Art Deco houses on this side of town.
This is one house I regret my cousin selling. Milbank Mansion in LA. She restored it where it was needed but much of it was retained in original splendour. My camera broke last time I stayed there so the images I got are too fuzzy.
Do you see what I do for you people? Do you see?:-)
3.52 Dog wakes me up whining to go out (her new form of barking)
Magazine (working on interior for Master bedroom, none of these mags come remotely close to what I have planned..... )
4.33 Dog back in, close door
4.35 Birds tweet (real ones) what's that about, are they insomniac too?
Put down mag ,check out PAS, new one on sleep,....
6.56 Send link on CFS to t'other, suggest he reads PAS, he is not alone...
Yawns.... turns screen down, wrong key, looses post...
However, that doesn’t change my earlier objection to the offenders in this case attempting to have the media present them as the victims. They may be victims in some way or another, but not in the ways those news stories spin it.
Earlier I called them sick. They are. They need serious education as to why what they do is sick. Seriously sad that Parents are nowhere to be heard ,all but one couple washing their hands of their off spring. Seriously sad that kids can get through school and not know what is right or wrong with their behaviour. One girl stated the kid Parker told another it was rape and it saved her then. I can only conclude early on they knew or learnt it was rape. They need to take responsibility .Perhaps Parker did that or was taken to the police station because he realised or was told by his parents. Reality is, that footage. Which indicates they were well aware. There is nothing else to say otherwise.
This popped up. PAS gets read.
if it wasn’t so damn serious.
This however is important and serious and as I would say to anyone, If Marshall calls, talk to him. Tell him how you feel . If you don't want to, tell him to call me. Seriously. I believe in educating those who are ignorant and I firmly believe even Marshall could learn from a lesson or two. I'll give him first hand experience of what it's like to be raped and first hand knowledge of why I wouldn't bother with him or his staff.
Kracklite. don't be intimidated . I'll be your support person. If Marshall chose to ring you, I'd suggest you have constructive views that he may find helpful. Don't underestimate yourself.
Rape is not merely forceful penetration, but permanent humiliation. In letting the Roastbusters Facebook page remain active (and it’s up again), the rape culture of the police continues the rapes.
I refuse to be humiliated. I believe I have my parents to thank for giving me the life skills to know what is right and what is wrong and a voice to express that. I have continued to be disappointed with the NZ Police Force from actual experiences with them. They display questionable behaviour when it suits themselves.They are happy to tell outright lies to suit their needs. Always have. Hell, The NSW Police were an eye opener to me when I lived there and in the days of Joe Bjelke Petersen, Brisbane Cops had some dubious ways that friends of mine have experienced. At least everyone knew their behaviour was suspect. Here in NZ, peeps seem shocked when we get a glimpse of how the Force can be. This morning, they are still defending their behaviour, twisting words to sound as if they were concerned yet not once have they said sorry. Being raped is just one thing that I don't expect any help from the Police. They plainly don't like my looks. I've had it all my life so far. They don't surprise me any more. Sad but true.
but rather a culture that facilitates what has happened, and I think that any talk about bad apples is a distraction.
Whilst I know that our culture is what enables this ,I have to say that, I certainly have received my serving of sadness today from Wendyl Nissen at The Herald .Does a Mother have no words for her daughter ? Geez. :(
Please don’t take my swears away. :)
If them be rules, I'm breaking them. Prewarned :)
women will somehow provide a civilizing influence (sorry if that’s not what you meant, Pops). But would they? Or will they feel the need to be more blokish than the blokes in order to ensure they have a career? Will they, like male officers, come from part of society that thinks that the standard of consent for women or girls who wear short skirts and/or drink alcohol is lower than for sober women in loose denim coveralls?
My (another of many) experience with a female cop around Ponsonby was that she was nasty, racist, and more inclined to mistreat me every time she entered my local than the completely drunk (admittedly friends) white male acquaintances. I got dragged off to the corridor outside the loos, with her male counterparts, then bag searched, every time she spotted me in there. I never had any reason for this treatment. The only other person to suffer the same attempted humiliation was a local self employed business man. He often would be joining me. Well, he was part Maori, I part Mexican. Same same in her eyes. she was one fucking bitch.
Another time, attempting to take a complaint to the Mt Roskill Police station......yerp, never saw my car again, Apparently, because I was working I should save for another jag. The people who had mine, seemed like a nice couple to her and well, they were not up for any warrants so... just let them keep it.
I will never trust the Police in this country. I wouldn't put anything past them, so this is why the likes of me don't bother with making complaints about rape.My dealings with the Complaints/Conduct lot, yeah gave up on them after their treatment of me. Too many times...
Are there rules about the police having reason to believe that a person is going to harm someone and not stopping it?
Here is the Police Oath .
I, [name], swear that I will faithfully and diligently serve Her (or His) Majesty [specify the name of the reigning Sovereign], Queen (or King) of New Zealand, her (or his) heirs and successors, without favour or affection, malice or ill-will. While a constable I will, to the best of my power, keep the peace and prevent offences against the peace, and will, to the best of my skill and knowledge, perform all the duties of the office of constable according to law. So help me God."
So I'd say yes, the Police have a duty to prevent further rape from these sick teenagers.
However, after reading this|wiki entry on our PoliceI am not surprised that we have got where we are today.
Poor prosecution of sexual abuse cases
In 2008 there was a public scandal regarding the failure of police to investigate a backlog of sexual abuse cases in the Wairarapa. A police investigation, dubbed Operation Hope, reviewed 550 files in Wairarapa and 7000 child-abuse files nationwide going back more than 25 years. The investigation found that the police had failed hundreds of children reported as sexually abused by family members "through delays, poor investigations and improper filing".
Detective Senior Sergeant Mark McHattie, and 17 other police officers were investigated. Mr McHattie, then head of the Masterton CIB, claimed that 142 files had been reduced to just 29 in three months. However, the Independent Police Conduct Authority later found 33 had been "filed incorrectly" or "inappropriately resolved". Mr Hattie received an unspecified disciplinary "outcome" and has since been promoted as head of the Auckland CIB's serious crime unit.