Monthly Archives: February 2013

What’s it all about ?

I listened with interest today, to the NZ parliament debating a bill on corrections dept. amendment. The main issue being moving to privatise prisons & actions to change current laws : smoking & strip searches. At least one opposition MP … Continue reading

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News from another war front 2013

I watched a documentary recently about climate change.. besides the parts about melting ice-caps, (a major concern indeed) they zoomed in on those countries which, due to rising sea levels are likely to be flooded in the near future. One … Continue reading

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From the War front 2013

I was thinking the other day.. Wars rage on around the planet, including WW1 – 1914 – 18, WW11 – 1939-45, Korean 1950-62(?) Vietnam – 1965 – 1973, USA-led War on Terror – 1990s onward.. most of these wars have … Continue reading

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Medical misinformation

I was discussing this issue with someone recently & whilst I can see their point of view, frankly I was baffled by what they were saying : Smoking cannabis (as a medicine) can hardly be a healthy option. I agree … Continue reading

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More misinformation

Again listening to talkback radio : the hosts were saying that a recent newspaper story says that it has been revealed that certain reports of Police & by Politicians into the success in the Drug War are totally MISINFORMATION.. They … Continue reading

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Talkback babble

I listened with interest to a recent talkback radio show, the main topic was : Govt. strategies to reduce our large prison population (amongst the highest per capita in the ‘western world’). The prison population is overwhelmingly made up of … Continue reading

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