I may have left at least two film out that I forgot about.
Can we safely assume that means they weren't quite as awesome as the ones you could remember to include?
Yeah, the only way immigration is a remedy for ageing populations is if you make it only for a limited term. Which doesn’t work either, because it limits the total number of immigrants (as Japan has been finding).
both our dollars falling
Against what? E.g. the yen has fallen 10% against the Kiwi over the last 2 years.
merry bloody christmas indeed
Ah well then, sticking with Rosemary's theme, here's a Bloody christmas song:
pour Key et ses amis
open season. open sesame!
hoping for a handout, cash for free:
that’s gambling in / on / with the SkyCity.
pork for pokies:
porous contracts …
Any chance of Knott touring Boganville, according to the Hurried?
(Who has time to wait for Aussie subediting these days?)
A word of 2014 in the sense that it's not likely to play a major role in NZ politics in 2015.
Whether it turns out to be good is entirely dependent on the quality of the representatives
Which, in part, depends on exactly who they think they're representing. Lower-population districts, less likely to supply representatives, are more likely to get shafted in an amalgamated council.
the glamour journals have higher rates of retractions.
This could be read in several ways, without comparing the reliability of the pre-publication peer-review processes involved:
(i) Readers of lower-profile journals don’t subject articles to the same level of post-publication peer review, resulting in fewer retractions; and/or
(ii) Greater competition for space in higher-profile journals creates a higher pressure to make ultimately unsustainable claims.
(Possibly both true.)
OTOH, I am aware of several open-source publications (usually, ones that also ask authors for up-front fees) that have highly questionable rubber-stamp peer-review processes.
Exactly that: he's heavily interfaith rather than evidence.