Posts by Ian Dalziel

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  • Hard News: Dirty Politics,

    Cognitive Dissonance about the FBI and NSA at 60 Minutes

    60 Minutes, which has been harshly criticized for running puff pieces for the NSA and FBI recently, is at it again. Last night, they ran two unrelated yet completely conflicting segments—one focusing on FBI Director Jim Comey, and the other on New York Times reporter James Risen—and the cognitive dissonance displayed in the back-to-back interviews was remarkable.

    from boing boing

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  • Legal Beagle: Terrorism is already illegal,

    on yer bike...
    Dutch Bikers take on IS...

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  • Hard News: The Hager saga continues, in reply to Paul Campbell,

    ...hiring “drone operators”

    Jason Ede has left the Beehive...

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  • Legal Beagle: Terrorism is already illegal, in reply to DeepRed,

    ...a gunman, a terrorist, or a patriot?

    I don't see 'disturbed individual' on that list?

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  • Hard News: The Hager saga continues, in reply to WH,

    It's a dogma eat dogma world...

    pontification has become the new national pastime
    Has it?

    Just so long as Key & English keeps the nation
    away from 'Ponzi-fication'
    ;- )

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  • Hard News: The Hager saga continues, in reply to linger,

    PG rated.

    the cadence of this little allegory

    I recognised the rythym,but couldn't remember the source,
    worth a reprise though...

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  • Speaker: An Open Letter To David Cunliffe, in reply to Sam F,

    Let’s see where this goes…

    ...I have heard it said, that a Little goes a long way...

    Christchurch • Since Dec 2006 • 5073 posts Report Reply

  • Capture: The Colour Of Spring, in reply to Jos,

    water you lookin' out...

    forest-pansy-drop

    myriad mirrored photon plucker too...

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  • Hard News: The Hager saga continues, in reply to mark taslov,

    a suitable case for tweetment…

    …and in time someone inherits their username
    and everyone still gets along,
    Rizzo follows Septis,
    Merkin joins a group,
    Seamus starts a second account
    and everyone just keeps on getting along…

    Now you’re cooking with gas!
    This elevator pitch has legs
    (reading between the lines)
    - I see a series…

    8- )

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  • Legal Beagle: Terrorism is already illegal, in reply to Sam F,

    pre-trolling

    Fur Pre-troll is probably available as a band name...

    running with that idea and
    for the more literary minded
    how about Firpo Troll?
    as the Golden Weather is ending...

    ;- )

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