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21:30

Cartoon for Today The Inquiring Mind

Christian Adams Evening Standard 06102018

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Adams makes fun of how Putins goons have been less than competent.

21:00

The Blackburn Files Series One The Inquiring Mind

Comic detective drama BBC Radio 4, 1989

20:30

Keeping Up Appearances S02 E04 The Inquiring Mind

lousy formatting, audio OK and best viewed full screen

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Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke. It aired on BBC One from 1990 to 1995. The central character is eccentric and snobbish middle class social climber Hyacinth Bucket(Patricia Routledge), who insists that her surname is pronounced Bouquet.[2]The sitcom follows Hyacinth in her attempts to prove her social superiority, and to gain standing with those she considers upper class. Her attempts are constantly hampered by her lower class extended family, whom she is desperate to hide. Much of the humour comes from the conflict between Hyacinths vision of herself, and the reality of her underclass background. In each episode, she lands in a farcical situation as she battles to protect her social credibility.

The show comprised five series and 44 episodes, four of which are Christmas specials. Production ended when star Patricia Routledge moved on to other projects

19:00

Sunday nightcap Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Part I: Introduction Something has gone wrong in the universityespecially in certain fields within the humanities. Scholarship based less upon finding truth and more upon attending to social grievances has become firmly established, if not fully dominant, within these fields, and their scholars increasingly bully students, administrators, and other departments into adhering to their worldview. [] The post Sunday nightcap appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

19:00

Classic TV Drama: Upstairs Downstairs S04 E02 News From The Front The Inquiring Mind

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Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series produced by London Weekend Television (LWT) for ITV.It ran for 68 episodes divided into five series on ITV from 1971 to 1975.

A BBC Wales and Masterpiece produced continuation also called Upstairs Downstairs was broadcast by BBC One in 2010.

Set in a large townhouse in Belgravia in West London, the series depicts the servants downstairs and their mastersthe family upstairsbetween the years 1903 and 1930, and shows the slow decline of the British aristocracy. Great events feature prominently in the episode but minor or gradual changes are also noted. The series stands as a document of the social and technological changes that occurred between those 27 years, including the Edwardian period, the Suffragettes, First World War, the Roaring Twenties and the Wall Street Crash.

The show was a ratings success for ITV, and received outstanding acclaim worldwide winning multiple awards.

Series had an excellent cast with many well known actors appearing over the life of the series. Some are still active to this day.

18:30

Love is a mental illness Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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18:15

SNL: GOP celebrates Kavanaugh The Inquiring Mind

This may not play in all locations. SNL satirises GOP celebrations over Kavanaugh confirmation

18:00

Sunday standup Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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17:30

Ted Talk: Is modern feminism starting to undermine Itself? Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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17:30

Classic Aussie Crime Drama: Water Rats S04 E04 Cut Off Point The Inquiring Mind

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Water Rats is an Australian TV police procedural broadcast on the Nine Network from 1996 to 2001. The series was based on work of the men and women of the Sydney Water Police who fight crime around Sydney Harbour and surrounding locales. The show was set on and around Goat Island in Sydney Harbour.

Water Rats premiered on 12 February 1996, and ran for six seasons and 177 episodes. Colin Friels and Catherine McClements were the original stars of the series and were instrumental in the shows early success. They both departed the show in 1999. In later seasons, Steve Bisley, Aaron Pedersen and Dee Smart became the shows main stars.

For the sixth and final season in 2001, the show concentrated more on the cops personal lives rather than just focusing on the crimes committed. The Nine Network cancelled the show after six seasons. Executive Producer Kris Noble blamed escalating costs for the cancellation. However, Bisley and Smart had also just quit the show, and the series had already been suffering a ratings battle following the departure of Friels and McClements in 1999. 

17:00

Classic Comedy: Open All Hours Ronnie Barker and David Jason S03 E02 The Ginger Men The Inquiring Mind

From Wikipedia

Open All Hours is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 and 1985. The programme developed from a television pilot broadcast in Ronnie Barkers comedy anthology series, Seven of One (1973). Open All Hours ranked eighth in the 2004 Britains Best Sitcom poll

The setting is a small grocers shop in Balby, a suburb of Doncaster in South Yorkshire. The owner, Arkwright (Ronnie Barker), is a middle-aged miser with a stammer and a knack for selling. His nephew Granville (David Jason) is his put-upon errand boy, who blames his work schedule for his lacklustre social life.

Across the road lives Nurse Gladys Emmanuel (Lynda Baron), occupied by her professional rounds, and her elderly mother. Arkwright longs to marry her, but she resists his persistent pressures. In later episodes, it is explained that the two have actually been engaged for many years but have been unable to go through with a wedding due to the advanced age of Nurse Gladyss mother, for whom she cares at home. Though short-tempered with Arkwright, she is concerned for his and Granvilles welfare.

17:00

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16:30

Daily roundup Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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16:00

Whaleoil backchat Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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15:45

Today in rock history Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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15:30

Whaleoil sports quiz Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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15:15

The only time to eat diet food is while youre waiting for the steak to cook Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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15:00

Quiz: Taihape Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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14:30

The most politically incorrect cartoon in the entire world Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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14:00

Wellington Roman Catholic Diocese spent a day in prayer as penance for child abuse The Inquiring Mind

A few days ago Adam commented on the recent day of prayer held by Wellington Roman Catholic clergy as penance for the transgressions perpetrated over many years, usually of a sexual nature and mainly against children.

Then he recalled this cartoon by Rob Rogers,in the USA, which responded to the recent report on sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania. It just seems rather apt.

14:00

A KICK IN THE SLATS FOR PUTIN'S MAN IN NZL No Minister

It appears the fight back by Labour to reassert itself as a Labour led Government has started with the sharp attack by the Justice Minister singling out Russia as a cyber-terrorist.    In doing that he has firmly aligned New Zealand alongside our allies in condemning 'the evil empire' as a rogue state.    Well done the 'gummit'.   Well done Andrew Little.

Winston will not be pleased.   This is his territory and he doesn't take kindly to being put down especially where Russia is involved given that his much touted trade deal with that country is front and center of NZ First policy.    Utu is mine sayeth the Lord and Lord Winston of NZ First will be planning his revenge.  

Jacinda of course has nothing to fear.   The Labour led government is a model of stability held together by the simple notion that to upset the apple cart is to invite electoral suicide ... but, with Winston, who knows



14:00

Reclaiming the Institutions 2: Universities defend free speech Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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13:30

Daily sudoku Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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13:30

Sunday Music: Eartha Kitt All The Best The Inquiring Mind

Singer,actor,activist, songwriter Kitt was legendary

13:00

Whaleoil wisdom Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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12:30

Kiwi as Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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12:22

The Apotheosis of Asshole Culture No Minister


Or, yeah I'm going to write a post about Brett Kavanaugh too. Sorry.

 A couple of years' back it might have been tempting to look on the election of wealthy narcissist blowhard Donald Trump to PotUS as the apotheosis of Asshole Culture, but even back then it was clear that the worst was yet to come, in that Trump gets to select supreme court judges, and those guys have a major influence on the country for decades rather than four or eight years.

Making the supreme court a political body appointed by the government is a terrible idea to start with - as Lord Egbut pointed out in a comments thread on this subject, the EU is considering financial sanctions against Poland for trying to do the same thing.  Still, it is what is, and there's no surprise that Trump would favour an Asshole Culture nominee like Kavanaugh, nor that the Republicans would back him no matter how unsuitable for the role he showed himself to be.

There are various ways Kavanaugh showed himself unsuitable:

  • The astonishing display of shouty, outraged self-entitlement and self-pity he gave the committee showed an inability to control his emotions.
  • His characterisation of the complainant as being engaged in a conspiracy against him showed a lack of empathy and self-reflection.
  • His denunciation of the Democrats on the committee as facilitating the alleged conspiracy against him as revenge on behalf of the Clintons showed intense partisanship and a lack of judgement(WTF? He's a judge, for fuck's sake!)
  • He has form for lying under oath.
However, the one that made all the running was that bit where there's a "complainant."  More to the point, there are three (count 'em!) women alleging sexual abuse/misconduct by Kavanaugh as a preppie and later as a frat boy.  

As usual with such accusations, there's no proof and it's their word against his.  Readers of our comments threads will have seen that I don't consider "Well, those women couldn't prove he molested them" as a sound basis for appointing supreme court justices, but for some strange reason the Senate didn't ask my opinion and went with a more forgiving approach. One of the women got to appear before the committee for questioning, and then Kavanaugh was questioned about it.

If you're a Republican, it's pretty straightforward - an allegation was made, there was no proof, end of story.  However, most of the US, not to mention the world, are not Republicans, and like to consider things a little more c...

12:09

ABs 32 - YARPIES 30 No Minister

What a game.

Talk about coming back from the dead.


Nuff said.

12:00

Map of the day Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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11:30

Now theyre coming for your supermarket beer Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

A newspaper reports on the latest wowser study: Quote: The study, released today, showed that around one in 14 ED attendances presented immediately after alcohol consumption or as a short-term effect of drinking and that rate had remained the same over a four-year period. []Data for the study was collected in two waves the [] The post Now theyre coming for your supermarket beer appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

11:00

Sporking about with the lingo Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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10:45

When the heck did that happen? Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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10:30

Countdown Lower Hutt joins the party Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Countdown in Lower Hutt sent me this e-mail last Friday.quote: Hi Christie, Weve got some good news! From Monday 15 October, single-use plastic carrier bags will be gone from checkouts and online shopping at Countdown Lower Hutt. Shopping in-store? Remember to bring your own bag, box, basket, bucket or whatever from home. But if you forget [] The post Countdown Lower Hutt joins the party appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

10:00

View from your window Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Where do you think todays photo was taken? Yesterdays photo: Here is the view from Sydney Opera House in August this year. NOTE: We prefer photos to be from a window with preferably part of the window in the shot. They do not have to be exotic locations. They can be the view from your kitchen window or [] The post View from your window appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

10:00

Classic Comedy: Ronnie Corbett in Sorry S06 E02 Dream Time The Inquiring Mind

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Sorry! is a BBC television sitcom, that aired on BBC1 from 1981 to 1982 and from 1985 to 1988. Starring Ronnie Corbett, created and written by Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent for the BBC, both of whom had previously written for The Two Ronnies, of whom Corbett was one half.

Sorry! is based around Timothy Lumsden who, 41 years old in the first three series (his age increased to 42 and then 48 in subsequent series Corbett was actually 50-57 during the series run), is a librarian who still lives at home with his domineering mother Phyllis and henpecked father Sidney. Although quite shy around women, Timothy longs to find love and leave home, but Phyllis is always against the idea, and constantly manipulates her son into staying at home. One of the running gags of the series is Sidney frequently shouting Language, Timothy! when he feels Timothy has said something inappropriate (though most times nobody would typically find the words even close to offensive). Timothy usually responds Sorry father, but sometimes snaps Shut up, father! to which Sidney always replies Fair enough.

The writers used this to clever effect in one episode when Timothy is boasting about his acadmeic achievements; I got two passes in English, Literature and the other one, at which point Sidney walks past and says Language, Timothy.

In contrast, Timothys friend Frank and sister Muriel urge Timothy to stand up to his mother once and for all. Muriel had successfully left home, and married Kevin, and as a result is viewed with distrust by her mother.

09:30

Commenter of the week Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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09:00

Whaleoil music quiz Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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08:30

Bathurst day debate Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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08:00

Quiz: US presidents Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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07:55

ALL OVER BAR THE SHOUTING No Minister

Brett Kavanaugh's appointment as an Associate Judge of the US Supremem Court was confirmed by the Senate a few minutes ago 52 votes to 48.

The Republicans will be echoing the immortal words of one Michael Cullen when he said 'We won, you lost, eat that'.

Many commentators are suggesting that the Democrats overplayed their hand in opposing the nomination.   It will be interesting to see how this plays out in the mid-term elections now just 29 days away.

Whatever the result I have never seen the United States so politically and angrily divided.


07:30

The Great War 1914 1918: Total War #3/7 narrated by Judi Dench The Inquiring Mind

No one event or person caused the Great War. There were many factors that contributed to mobilization of the belligerents. With a rapidly expanding European economy, people demanded social and governmental changes: British suffragettes fought to win British women the right to vote; socialists called for reforms, uniting laborers to demand that the wealth and power of a nation be used to benefit the majority. While in Russian, Tsar Nicholas II held fast to an autocratic old-world view. On June 28, 1914, Serbian fanatic, Gavrilo Princip, assassinated Archduke Franz-Ferdinand of Austria, causing Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany to support Austria in punishing the Serbs, setting the stage for Russia backing Serbia and her allies France and Britain to go to war. In the weeks after the assassination, none of the critical leaders had the power or will to slow down the decisions, actions, reactions and attitude shifts of key government and military leaders. By August, millions of Europeans especially the military and diplomatic leaders of Austria-Hungary, Germany and Russia saw war as the way to save their honor, as well as to solve the internal and international problems that needed to be resolved.

07:30

The grinches at Whaleoil Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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07:15

SPECIAL OFFER: Ham and Bacon Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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07:15

Top Ten posts of the week Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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07:00

Garner on Bridges own goal Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Duncan Garner doesnt mince words with his column this week. Quote: The National Party is tearing itself apart, limb by limb,  fingernail by fingernail, and the hard part is pretending everything behind the blue picket fence is in support of Simon and its all dandy. Cause it aint. To pinch a word from Simon Bridges, [] The post Garner on Bridges own goal appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

06:30

Ardern stands by her decision on Meka Fightery Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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06:00

Yes Tracy, I think he is a dead man walking Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Tracy Watkins wonders if Simon Bridges is a dead man walking? Quote: Jacinda Ardern and Simon Bridges used to do a breakfast TV slot together called The Young Guns. They were yin and yang: Bridges an MP on the rise in a popular Government, Ardern the underdog from the struggling Labour Party. Their stars have reversed, [] The post Yes Tracy, I think he is a dead man walking appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

05:30

Daily crossword Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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05:30

The Unknown War: #11/20 The Battle Of The Seas The Inquiring Mind

The greatest battles of World War II, the most colossal encounters of military force, the most devastating human losses which the modern world has ever seen, occurred on Russian soil during 1941-1945, on a battlefield that is unknown to most Americans. The conflict between Hitlers Germany and Stalins Russia claimed more than 30 million lives. On the early morning of June 22, 1941, the Nazi Wehrmacht had amassed 4.2 million crack troops along a front that stretched for 1,800 miles, and Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union began. The Nazi high command was extremely confident, expecting the total collapse of Stalins Russia within six weeks. In reality, The Unknown War raged on for nearly four years. Before it finished, the Nazis and Soviets fought the single greatest campaign in military history. The Unknown War covers that period of history beginning in June 1941, when Germany launched its surprise attack on Russia, through to the end of the war. The Unknown War was a landmark television series, detailing the drama of the Eastern European front during World War II. Academy Award Winner Burt Lancaster hosts the 20 part series. Film footage from Soviet archives comprises a major portion of the series, supplemented by film from both the United States and British archives. Burt Lancaster spent three weeks in eight cities in Russia, for location filming. The Unknown War was made as a counter to the deliberate distortions in the Anglo-American series The World At War, which chose to give as much coverage to the US in Italy as it did to the Red Army at war from the Arctic to the Black Sea. So blatant was the politically motivated distortion in The World At War that the Soviet authorities ultimately refused to cooperate in its production. Instead they set out to make a documentary series of their own that would tell the real story of the War in the East. The Eastern (Russian) Front of WW2 has been side-lined in the Western media for decades, reduced to just one aspect of the War, if it is even mentioned at all. Certainly there is never any recognition given to the fact that it was the main, decisive arena of WW2, the scene of a titanic struggle that, at the cost of 30 million Soviet lives, saved the world from fascism. Made by the USSRs Central Documentary Film Studios, The Unknown War dealt exhaustively with the war on the Soviet front. Narrated by Burt Lancaster, who also appeared on camera, the series featured interviews with many participants from numerous battles, partisan campaigns and SS massacres. It showed the destruction, the sacrifice and th...

05:15

How to upgrade, renew or change your Whaleoil subscription Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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05:00

Whaleoil general debate Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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Face of the day Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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04:15

Word of the day Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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04:00

Daily proverb Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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19:30

Classic TV Drama: Upstairs Downstairs S03 E13 A Patriotic Offering The Inquiring Mind

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Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series produced by London Weekend Television (LWT) for ITV.It ran for 68 episodes divided into five series on ITV from 1971 to 1975.

A BBC Wales and Masterpiece produced continuation also called Upstairs Downstairs was broadcast by BBC One in 2010.

Set in a large townhouse in Belgravia in West London, the series depicts the servants downstairs and their mastersthe family upstairsbetween the years 1903 and 1930, and shows the slow decline of the British aristocracy. Great events feature prominently in the episode but minor or gradual changes are also noted. The series stands as a document of the social and technological changes that occurred between those 27 years, including the Edwardian period, the Suffragettes, First World War, the Roaring Twenties and the Wall Street Crash.

The show was a ratings success for ITV, and received outstanding acclaim worldwide winning multiple awards.

Series had an excellent cast with many well known actors appearing over the life of the series. Some are still active to this day.

19:00

Classic TV: Cagney & Lacey -S04 E08 Filial Duty The Inquiring Mind

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Early episodes had Meg Foster in the Lacey role

18:00

Saturday nightcap Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

If you have a great Youtube or Vimeo video to share send it to videos@whaleoil.co.nz On September 13, 2018, Robert Spencer, the director of Jihad Watch and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, spoke at the Freedom Centers Wednesday Morning Club in Los Angeles. Introducing his new and bestselling book, The History of Jihad [] The post Saturday nightcap appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

17:30

Suspended from Belfast city council for criticising Islam: Jolene Bunting Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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17:30

Saturday Night at the Movies The Inquiring Mind

Adam thinks this is a great night with great movies, great actors and pure pleasure

The Wild Geese is a 1978 British-Swiss war film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen about a group of mercenaries in Africa. It stars Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, and Hardy Krger. The film was the result of a long-held ambition of its producer Euan Lloyd to make an all-star adventure film similar to The Guns of Navarone or Where Eagles Dare. The same producer and director were later responsible for The Sea Wolves.

The screenplay by Reginald Rose was based on an unpublished novel titled The Thin White Line by Daniel Carney. The film was named The Wild Geese after the Wild Goose flag and shoulder patch used by Michael Mad Mike Hoares Five Commando, ANC, which in turn was inspired by a 17th-century Irish mercenary army (see Flight of the Wild Geese). Carneys novel was subsequently published by Corgi Books under the same title as the film.

The novel was based upon rumours and speculation following the 1968 landing of a mysterious aeroplane in Rhodesia, which was said to have been loaded with mercenaries and an African president believed to have been a dying Mose Tshombe.

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Escape from Alcatraz is a 1979 American prison thriller film directed by Don Siegel.[3] It is an adaptation of the 1963 non-fiction book of the same name by J. Campbell Bruce and dramatizes the 1962 prisoner escape from the maximum security prison on Alcatraz Island. The film stars Clint Eastwood, Jack Thibeau and Fred Ward as prisoners Frank Morris, Clarence Anglin and John Anglin. Allen West was played by Larry Hankin; his characters name was changed to Charley Butts. Patrick McGoohan portrays the suspicious, vindictive warden and Danny Glover appears in his film debut. Escape from Alcatraz marks the fifth and final collaboration between Siegel and Eastwood, following Coogans Bluff (1968), Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), The Beguiled (1971) and Dirty Harry (1971).

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South Pacific is a 1958 American romantic musical film based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific, which in turn based on James A. Micheners short-story collection Tales of the South...

17:02

Things You Just Don't Do No Minister

Interesting to see the numbers of comments on American blogs from people who, in 2016,  thought Donald Trump was totally unsuited to the presidency.  Many voted for him because they considered Hillary Clinton worse.  Today these people are enthusiastic supporters of their president.

So am I but I respect The Veteran's reasoned opinion to the contrary.

People talk about the president's defects but what they refer to are characteristics and today's defect can turn into tomorrow's strength as circumstances evolve.  This is what I think we have seen so far with this president of the US and many of the things he has acheived.

However, there is one thing which President Trump does repeatedly which irks me considerably and I wish he would cease and desist.  I'm talking about his continual tirade of vitriolic criticism aimed at  Attorney-General, Jeff Sessions.


If the president is so unhappy with his attorney-general he should replace him and keep his mouth shut.


17:00

Cyst Saturday Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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17:00

Economic Inequality: An emerging challenge for a New Ireland "IndyWatch Feed Politics.eu"

In October last year, I attended a keynote speech delivered by President of Ireland Michael D Higgins to a packed auditorium at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. The speech was anchored around Michael Davitts 1896 visit to New Zealand, a visit where Davitt was impressed by the then Crown Colonys progressive policies on land, tax, pensions and the economy. Subsequently, the founder of the Irish National Land League brought a number of these innovative ideas back to Ireland, to inform the organisations future direction and influence the policy agenda of the home rule movement.

President Higgins passionately argued that it was now time for similarly progressive policy solutions to address current and coming challenges including climate change; the ever-present threat of nuclear weapons; and growing inequalities in wealth, income and opportunity.

Regarding the latter, President Higgins concern was that the ideas which led to the Global Financial Crisis in 2008 still underpin global policy. And that these are largely failed ideas of a destructive, rather than a cohesive, disposition. The former Labour Minister highlighted that more equal societies are healthier societies and that societies with deep inequalities are not viable in terms of a stable, cohesive citizenship. The President delivered a strong message, placing the challenge of growing economic inequality on a par with the threat of nuclear Armageddon.

His speech came just a day after Jacinda Ardern took office as the Prime Minister of New Zealand, leading a Labour led coalition which ousted the centre right National Party after nine years in government. President Higgins words were a metaphorical pep talk for the new Prime Minister, dispensed from a grandee of the Labour movement to a very modern one.

Returning to this island two months after Higgins speech, I carried some of his words with me.  Having researched inequalities in New Zealand, I was keen to understand how a recovering island of Ireland was faring.

While I discovered two economies with varying macro performances on this island, when both were unpicked they were welded by a common theme.

Both showed trends of a growing delta between those who were flourishing economically and those who were floundering. Many of the concerns highlighted by President Higgins in his Auckland speech are a reality in his homeland.

In Northern Ireland, the economic recovery has been slow, masked somewhat by significant job creation and strong export performance. Unemployment is at record low levels (4% in July 2018) but our economic inactivity rates remain the highest within the UK and youth unemployment remains at 8%.

Since the crash, wages have been stagnant, with the Institute for Fiscal Studies estimating that workers are 12% worse off than...

16:42

Humorous Headline No Minister

Among all the Kavanaugh kerfuffle Adolf spotted this headline in the Wall Street Journal.

Beto ORourke Draws Big Crowds but His Voters Tend Not to Vote


After a quiet chuckle, Adolf read on and it kept getting better.

Apparently 50,000 Willie Nelson fans turned up to a free concert where this O'Rourke fellow gave a warm up speech.

More than 50,000 supporters gathered at an outdoor amphitheater here Saturday for a rally with Mr. ORourke and musician Willie Nelson.


The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll rated young people and Hispanics as the Democrats least interested in voting in the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

Ya gotta laaaarfffffff.   This fellow thinks he's going to beat out senator Ted Cruz.

Sounds like Mangere and KFC all over again but not quite so smart.

16:30

Graham responds to the lefts attacks on Kavanaugh Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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16:00

Sky News using fake quotes to smear Tommy Robinson Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

If you have a great Youtube or Vimeo video to share send it to videos@whaleoil.co.nz Ezra Levant of The Rebel reports on Sky News using fake quotes to smear Tommy Robinson. We have a plan to fight fake news. Were crowdfunding a half dozen honest journalists to fly in for Tommy Robinsons next hearing.   The post Sky News using fake quotes to smear Tommy Robinson appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

15:30

Daily roundup Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Just a brief note to those readers who like to add their own contributions to Daily roundup in the comments. PLEASE remember that politically incorrect and offensive (but funny) jokes are only to be enjoyed on Mondays in the Comedy corner post which is specifically for that kind of humour. Do not post that kind of humour here. The post Daily roundup appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

15:00

Whaleoil backchat Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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14:45

Today in rock history Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Today in Rock History: Born today in 1951, Kevin Cronin  singer, songwriter and guitar with REO Speedwagon. Born today in 1954, David Hidalgo songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist with Los Lobos. Today in 1973, Cher went to number 1 in the US with Half-Breed. Today in 1978, Mick Jagger apologized to Jesse Jackson, who had raised [] The post Today in rock history appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

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Whaleoil news quiz Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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13:30

MPs back ban on letting fees Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Sharechat reports that MPs have supported the ban on letting fees although which MPs support this is in question. quote: A ban on letting fees for tenants could be in place as early as December to protect renters during the peak summer period. Under the present legislation, landlords can charge one-off letting fees, with no [] The post MPs back ban on letting fees appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

13:00

A new hope: Tech company dumps diversity Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

You would expect businesses, especially those whose business is technology, to exercise at least a little hard-headed common sense, and hire only the best and brightest. But as Google employee James Damore found, common sense is in short supply in the tech industry, where the giants of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area have wholeheartedly [] The post A new hope: Tech company dumps diversity appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

12:30

Steeleye Span Cardiff 1994 The Inquiring Mind

Just superb, with the marvelous Maddy

12:30

Daily sudoku Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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12:00

Whaleoil wisdom Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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11:30

Reclaiming the Institutions 1: Good riddance to the race baiters Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Thomas Sowell wrote that, Racism is not dead, but it is on life support kept alive by politicians, race hustlers and people who get a sense of superiority by denouncing others as racists. Former Australian race discrimination commissioner Tim Soutphommasane is just that kind of race hustler. Soupy used his lucrative, taxpayer-funded sinecure as [] The post Reclaiming the Institutions 1: Good riddance to the race baiters appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

11:30

Kim Hill and a Blockchain Primer The Inquiring Mind

Kim Hill with a Blockchain Primer

https://podcast.radionz.co.nz/sat/sat-20181006-1047-aaron_mcdonald_-_new_zealand_missing_the_boat_on_blockchain-128.mp3

Blockchain technology is set to transform business, Government and society, according to promoters of a conference in Auckland next week. Although many people associate blockchain with crypotcurrency trading, those attending the Blockworks conference including representatives of government, higher education and some of the countrys largest companies say the applications are much wider, and will be transformative. Kim talks to Aaron McDonald, CEO of Centrality Australasias largest and one of the worlds top blockchain projects to get a primer on blockchain and why it is so important.

11:00

Map of the day Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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10:30

NZ females get their revenge overseas Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Completely fed up with the devastation wrought on our ecology by the introduction of gorse, ferrets, stoats, rabbits, myrtle rust, PSA, Mycoplasma bovis and so on and so forth; New Zealand females have sallied forth to wreak revenge on other countries all around the globe. Having discovered, in true feminist style, that males are utterly [] The post NZ females get their revenge overseas appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

10:00

Six questions for James Shaw Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

These questions were part of a much longer post on corruption in the science community.  They are worth highlighting in a short post that you can clip and send to your friends who believe in the whole climate change schmozzle. They were worded as questions for the experts in climate science so I have slightly [] The post Six questions for James Shaw appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

09:30

Socialism destroyed Venezuela & it could do the same here Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Its so bad in Venezuela that nearly four million Venezuelans left the country in the last 10 years, half of them during the last two and half years. Leaving is preferable to staying, starving and trying to live with an upward spiral of crime and daily riots. Quote:  City streets are marked by black markets [] The post Socialism destroyed Venezuela & it could do the same here appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

09:30

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09:00

View from your window Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Where do you think todays photo was taken? Yesterdays photo: View from my campervan window at Bathurst as cars come off the track after practice.  Volunteers camping ground site 220.  You can tell its Bathurst by the wet weather gear and umbrellas. NOTE: We prefer photos to be from a window with preferably part of the window in [] The post View from your window appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

09:00

Classic Comedy: Ronnie Corbett in Sorry S06 E01 A Chief Inspector Calls The Inquiring Mind

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Sorry! is a BBC television sitcom, that aired on BBC1 from 1981 to 1982 and from 1985 to 1988. Starring Ronnie Corbett, created and written by Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent for the BBC, both of whom had previously written for The Two Ronnies, of whom Corbett was one half.

Sorry! is based around Timothy Lumsden who, 41 years old in the first three series (his age increased to 42 and then 48 in subsequent series Corbett was actually 50-57 during the series run), is a librarian who still lives at home with his domineering mother Phyllis and henpecked father Sidney. Although quite shy around women, Timothy longs to find love and leave home, but Phyllis is always against the idea, and constantly manipulates her son into staying at home. One of the running gags of the series is Sidney frequently shouting Language, Timothy! when he feels Timothy has said something inappropriate (though most times nobody would typically find the words even close to offensive). Timothy usually responds Sorry father, but sometimes snaps Shut up, father! to which Sidney always replies Fair enough.

The writers used this to clever effect in one episode when Timothy is boasting about his acadmeic achievements; I got two passes in English, Literature and the other one, at which point Sidney walks past and says Language, Timothy.

In contrast, Timothys friend Frank and sister Muriel urge Timothy to stand up to his mother once and for all. Muriel had successfully left home, and married Kevin, and as a result is viewed with distrust by her mother.

08:30

Recipe of the week Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Pickled Peppers Either cut in strips, add to salads or use as a garnish 1 cup white vinegar 2 cups water 1/2 cup sugar 1 dessertspoon salt 1 teaspoon pickling spice (minus cloves) I found there was not enough brine so l double or triple it Boil the above for at least 5 minutes In [] The post Recipe of the week appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

08:00

Whaleoil world news quiz Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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08:00

Kim Hill talks with Ruth Busch The Inquiring Mind

Kim Hill talks with Ruth Busch

https://podcast.radionz.co.nz/sat/sat-20181006-0813-ruth_busch_-_bronx-born_campaigner_for_better_family_law-128.mp3

This was an excellent item

Ruth Busch was born in 1944 in the Bronx, New York, to Jews who had escaped the Holocaust. Training as a lawyer with an interest in civil rights, she moved to New Zealand in 1982 and shortly thereafter taught the first foundation law course at the University of Waikato. She wrote the report which formed the basis of the Domestic Violence Act 1995 and her work on the Bristol Ministerial Inquiry led to the enactment of the violence provisions in the (now) Care of Children Act. She is also a co-founder of the Hamilton Abuse Intervention Project, a domestic violence NGO which served as the pilot project for New Zealand. As well as running two free family law clinics in retirement, Busch is also a dancer with the New Zealand Dance Companys Feisty Feet Senior Dancers  and her troupe will perform with the NZDCs Youth Spring School on Saturday October 13th in a performance reflecting 125 years of suffrage called RESPECT: Perspectives in Motion, details here

07:30

Caption competition Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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07:00

Massey now has 2 resident activists Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Universities used to be the places to go to get a higher education but nowadays, it seems that all they are there for is to brainwash young people. Sue Bradford has taken up a post at Massey University as their resident activist. Yes, you read that correctly. The resident activist at Massey University. Obviously, she [] The post Massey now has 2 resident activists appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

06:30

Kiwibuild needs urgent rethink Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Matthew Hooton writes in a newspaper that Kiwibuild needs a serious rethink. quote: Housing Minister Phil Twyford has announced that 211 KiwiBuild houses will be built in the ski resort of Wanaka. The first 10, were told, will be ready in just a few months, with the lucky owners moving in before Christmas. It goes without saying [] The post Kiwibuild needs urgent rethink appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

06:15

SPECIAL OFFER: Ham and Bacon Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Help us clear the decks for Christmas. We have a limited quantity of hams available for you right now. We need the chiller space for our Christmas stock which is arriving soon. If you liked our bacon then youll love our hams, plus with each ham ordered, we will include 500gms of our legendary eye [] The post SPECIAL OFFER: Ham and Bacon appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

06:15

Most read Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Our Whats Hot post and Must Read posts up the top of our home page are based on the two articles from the day before that attracted the most comments. This post is to provide you with the links to the top five most read posts as the vast majority of our readership do not comment and the post with the [] The post Most read appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

06:11

ON BRETT KAVANAUGH No Minister

The Kavanaugh nomination is in the home stretch.   The Senate will vote whether to confirm his nomination later this afternoon.

Whether you are for or against Kavanaugh's appointment I find much to commend in this post from Liberty Scott under the header 'Both sides have lost the plot'.   It is a somewhat long post but I make no apologies for that ....

"To paraphrase Rod Liddle on BBC Question Time on 27 September 2018:
 
"If you are against Trump then Brett Kavanaugh is a rapist, no trial needed.  If you are for Trump then Christine Blasey Ford is a liar who has been manipulated by the Democrats."
 
An issue that should be a matter for cool heads, considering evidence on its merits, both questioning those making allegations, but also not dismissing them outright as obvious lies, has been completely dominated by the toxic binary tribal polarity that has become the trend.
 
Yes, you have to wonder with Kavanaugh having had a high profile career for some years why these allegations have emerged when Trump nominates him for the Supreme Court?  If he had been a Hillary Clinton nominee, and so had different views, would he have been similarly challenged?
 
Likewise, being nominated for the Supreme Court is the highest profile judicial appointment in the US.   Some women who have been sexually abused do not report it straight away, or even over some years, due to shame, fear of disbelief and the obvious difficulties of presenting evidence to police or to a court, and being cross examined.  The nature of sexual abuse is that shame, self-blame and self-doubt all come into play.   The one useful element of the #metoo movement is that it did reduce the stigma of sexual abuse victims speaking out as the...

06:00

Possible inquiry into Callaghan Innovation as Labour crony appointment attempts to explain it all away Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Much has been made about the use of fake emails to obtain information from an intransigent Callaghan Innovation. Now it seems there may be an inquiry: Quote: The NZ Herald published evidence yesterday showing people seeking information from Callaghan Innovation did not actually exist and numerous email addresses from its purported members were directly linked to the groups head [] The post Possible inquiry into Callaghan Innovation as Labour crony appointment attempts to explain it all away appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

05:30

Pressure building on weak Bridges Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Simon Bridges has not ended the week in a strong position. Hes turned the quiet time of the parliamentary recess into a publicity nightmare that is now focused on his struggling leadership. Peter Wilson at Red radio reports: Quote: Mr Bridges grip on the National Party leadership has almost certainly been weakened by the disastrous [] The post Pressure building on weak Bridges appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

05:00

Stephen Colbert: On the Kavanaugh travesty The Inquiring Mind

Colbert looks at the travesty that is Kavanaugh as a Supreme

05:00

Meka the Muss continues to beat on victim Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Meka Whaitiri continues to beat on her victim in an appalling display of victim blaming: Quote: Meka Whaitiri continues to dispute the allegations against her, with her lawyer saying they have serious concerns with how the investigation into her actions was carried out. The Labour MP for Ikaroa-Rwhiti was stood down from her position as [] The post Meka the Muss continues to beat on victim appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

04:30

Daily crossword Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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04:15

How to upgrade, renew or change your Whaleoil subscription Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

If your subscription has not automatically renewed it may be because you hadnt ticked for it to automatically renew when you set it up because your credit card has expired because you have removed your credit card details from Paypal. because of insufficient funds If you want to update your credit card details click here. If [] The post How to upgrade, renew or change your Whaleoil subscription appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

04:00

Whaleoil general debate Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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03:30

Face of the day Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

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Word of the day Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The word for today is oblige (verb) 1. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality. 2. To make indebted or grateful. 3. To do a service or favour for. Source : The Free Dictionary Etymology : Oblige shares some similarities with its close relative obligate, but there are [] The post Word of the day appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

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Daily proverb Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Proverbs 6 26 For a prostitute will bring you to poverty,[b] but sleeping with another mans wife will cost you your life. The post Daily proverb appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

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23:30

BBC Radio Drama: Harry in the Underworld (2004) comedy,crime The Inquiring Mind

Excellent cast inc Richard E Grant, Danny Webb, Lesley Sharp.

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