Public Address 7 /11/11:Odd Futures and misleading campaigns

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Homophobia sucks, but a rogue councillor and an unelected CEO becoming secret censors should have everyone worried…


Public Address 7 November 2011 – Odd Futures and misleading campaigns

The Very Odd Future According to Sandra Coney
6:54 Nov 7, 2011 in Muse by Craig Ranapia
Homophobia sucks, but a rogue councillor and an unelected CEO becoming secret censors should have everyone worried…
http://publicaddress.net/muse/the-very-odd-future-according-to-sandra-coney/

Referendum Fact Check #5: How Hard Is It?
11:15 Nov 7, 2011 in Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler
The following is an advertisement publicly released today by the Vote for Change group: Seriously, how hard is this to get right?It contains an error that has been repeated throughout the campaign. In this instance, however, it appears not…
http://publicaddress.net/legalbeagle/referendum-fact-check-5-how-hard-is-it/

Why Auckland, and New Zealand, needs the city rail link
9:34 Nov 7, 2011 in Speaker by Patrick Reynolds
All over the world there are two kinds of city rail stations. The first are the ‘end of the line’ stations like Britomart as it is now. And the one that all the Wellington bureaucrats use, ending as it does…
http://publicaddress.net/speaker/why-auckland-and-new-zealand-needs-the-city/

Week 2 in the #zumwohl game
8:52 Nov 7, 2011 in Hard News by Russell Brown
We haz winners. I’m pleased that our promotion seems to have added a little joy to the election campaign, and not only for the people receiving a bottle of premium locally-crafted schnapps by courier. I have laughed also. Clearly, my…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/week-2-in-the-zumwohl-game/

Infrequently asked questions
20:27 Nov 6, 2011 in Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler
Nigel Roberts has talked about how there were two things he wanted to see under an MMP Parliament: a government losing a confidence vote in the House, and a party causing overhang. He hasn’t (yet) gotten the former, but the…
http://publicaddress.net/legalbeagle/infrequently-asked-questions/

3 News Exclusive Investigation Newsflash: Government Not Profitable
19:59 Nov 6, 2011 in OnPoint by Keith Ng
Dear 3 News. You said: A 3 News investigation into the student loan scheme has uncovered documents that show, if it was run as a business, it would be losing a billion dollars each year. Critics are outraged and want…
http://publicaddress.net/onpoint/3-news-exclusive-investigation-newsflash/

Fiscal Responsibility is the New Black
14:43 Nov 4, 2011 in OnPoint by Keith Ng
This? This is just accounting burlesque — showing you half the picture, and strategically cover the other half. It’s all very legitimate — if you care about accounting. Some bits are capital and other bits are revenue. So some bits…
http://publicaddress.net/onpoint/fiscal-responsibility-is-the-new-black/

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