Inflation continues to run rampant as the world’s elites fly to Egypt to discuss changing the climate. Victorian and Hamilton West elections get underway. The trans agenda marches on both in Australia and New Zealand, even if it dies in Florida. All that and more with Tim Wilms and Dieuwe de Boer on Trad Tasman Talk.
Trad Tasman Talk will be wrapping up at the end of this year with the grand finale show on December 2 with Tim, Dieuwe, Stephen and Origen.
Australian CMO Paul Kelly has been on a media blitz warning about the ‘grandchildren of omicron’ wave. Channel 7 hosts asked him if we can expect a Christmas lockdown which he said was not likely. mRNA addicts want ATAGI to approve a 5th covid jab to get their fix. The first NZ Parliament trespass prosecutions have been thrown out in the District Court due to a police instruction error.
Food prices have gone up 10% in NZ in the past year. WA will have to import coal from NSW until 2030 to keep the lights on despite being a resource-rich state. The Albanese Government has blamed greedy gas companies for shortages and threatened price controls. They’ve promised an energy price fix by Christmas.
Candidate nominations have closed for the Victorian state election on November 26. Early voting commences Monday. Victoria’s 8 5 member upper house regions still use group voting tickets meaning minor and micro parties can win on fixed preference deals. The Liberals are behind a put Labor last ad and might preference Greens ahead of Labor in inner-city seats. Kim Jong-un Impersonator Howard X is running against Dan Andrews in his seat of Mulgrave promising to bring back extreme covid zero lockdowns.
New photos and the police report from the Catherine Andrews car collision with a cyclist in 2013 were released by the Herald Sun. This follows their front page that revealed Dan only fell down two steps when he broke his back in 2021. Dan is now facing a 5th IBAC anti-corruption probe on the red shirts electorate officer rort in the 2014 state election. The polls have somewhat tightened but Dan is still in an election-winning lead.
The candidates have been declared for the by-election in Hamilton West on December 10. New Conservative and ONE NZ are running a joint campaign behind the one socially conservative candidate. Polls show the race is competitive between National and Labour. Gaurav Sharma the previous member and founder of the Momentum Party is only polling at 2.5%.
COP27 sponsored by Coca-Cola is being held at the coastal Egyptian town of Sharm El-Sheikh. Environmental radicals are not attending. Greta has revealed her true motive is to bring down western capitalism. Both Anthony Albanese and Jacinda Ardern did not attend but sent their respective Ministers. They will instead travel for East Asia Summit in Cambodia, then G20 in Indonesia and then APEC in Thailand all being held this month.
Australian Senate Estimates have exposed taxpayer-funded deviancy. A government regulator has resigned after he allegedly urinated on colleagues. Liberal Senator Alex Antic accused the ABC of grooming children in a segment where Drag Queen Courtney Act read a book about a girl who wears pants on the children’s show Play School. Greens Senator Sarah Hanson Young got triggered by the term grooming. The NZ Midwifery Council has removed the words ‘women’ and ‘mother’ from their materials. Wokeness in education is expanding.
We finish the show by discussing the US mid-term results which held mixed messages. Florida is a solidly based conservative state with Governor Ron DeSantis winning re-election in a landslide. Arizona is taking a week to count their votes so Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake is behind. Democrats seem to win with cognitively challenged candidates with John Fetterman winning in Pennsylvania.
‘Not my decision’: Paul Kelly on Christmas lockdown as another Covid wave looms – news.com.au
Police error sinks Parliament protester’s trespass charge, exposing loophole – Stuff
Mark McGowan’s stunning admission his state will need to import coal until at least 2030 to keep the lights on – Daily Mail
Food prices rise across the board with their sharpest rise in 14 years – Interest NZ
‘Glut of greed’: Unprecedented price controls loom for gas exporters – SMH
Hamilton West by-election candidates and voting places – Elections NZ
Summary of Candidates and Parties Contesting 2022 Victorian Election – Antony Green
‘Kim Jong-un’ to run against Dan Andrews in the seat of Mulgrave – 6NewsAu
“That is what grooming looks like”: ABC Slammed For Grooming Children – XYZ
‘Private urination incident’ at centre of ‘concerning’ allegations at Senate estimates – news.com.au
Midwifery Council proposes dropping the words ‘mother’ and ‘woman’ from its guidelines – Stuff