starts @ 2pm..
keith locke calls for house to condem the attacks on the mosques..
(i mean keith..it was one nutter..why blow it up..)
now they are getting bogged down in procedural rubbish..
brownlee banging on and on about how many angels can dance on the head of a pin..
hide is doing a good job of trying to cut the gordian knot..
oh no..brownlee again..
(this is a farce..the one political forum cluttered up with this crap.)
(do you know what they are talking about..?..they are talking about seeking leave without debate….)
this is a classic..the speaker says locke should seek leave without debate..but with debate…locke dutifly does this….
(this whole episode showed nobody in a good light..)
english to mallard on te wananga
mallard is throwing englishs’ quotes back at him….
slamdunk for mallard..
peters slids a shiv into national..”the two tired old partys..”
(bill english just caught in a bit of nasal excavation..thumb and forefinger roll and all..ech!..)
mallard is now selling his loan policy..an easy sell..eh?
lyn pillais (titirangi)..asking two patsys of mallard..
english trys again..
mallard slamdunks english..(again)..
nandor asked something.(sorry, i missed it.)
hide has a go at mallard..fails..
peter dunne has a go..
mallard gives him a backhanded compliment..thanking him for his idea..
nandor calls for year by year student debt write-off..
mallard slamdunks him on the costs..
nick smith on extravagances in leaky homes beaurocracy…
cullens slamdunks him..
cullen cracks up the house by pointing out staff paid for the hire of their cowboy costumes..etc
peters slams tvnz for culture of extravagance..
tariana turia on the diabetes epidemic..
o’connor trumps her by urging her to lobby for people to adopt healthier diets..
peters claims there is no epidemic
o’conoor speaks in support of bradfords’ section 59 bill to select committee
peters on how free health care for under sixes isn’t actually that….$3-$15..
(he has a good point..)
newman on benefit fraud..
mahary handles it…takes a patsy..yawn..
mahary bats away newman
bradford on repeal of section 59..
hobbs supports the bill going to select committee
(must go..urgent parental duties..)