Blunt on Minto

January 8th, 2010 at 7:55 am by David Farrar

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40 Responses to “Blunt on Minto”

  1. dad4justice (8,208 comments) says:

    Is Minto serving up to Nicky Hagar? 40 love, game to the communists. Kiss, kiss, the world is insane.

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  2. Ross Miller (1,704 comments) says:

    Minto is/was a school teacher by profession.

    And clearly he gets his ‘jollies’ by harrassing females.

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmm

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  3. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    Is there room up Mintos ass for both the racket and his head?

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  4. Manolo (13,735 comments) says:

    Minto a teacher? I’d expect him to be another welfare bludger.

    But if so, can you imagine the rubbish he would try to indoctrinate his students with? His class-warfare approach to teaching History or Economics 101?

    You have to feel sorry for anyone who was ever in a classroom with Minto, the perennial communist loser.

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  5. Inventory2 (10,337 comments) says:

    The racquet will be fine Murray – as long as it’s the widest bit first!

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  6. democracymum (648 comments) says:

    I see at Minto’s “blog” at Stuff yesterday he received a total of 420 comments of which 419 were telling him precisely what he could do with a tennis ball and racket!

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/blogs/frontline/3211294/Where-are-the-Palestinian-tennis-players

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  7. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    Sweet.

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  8. Reg (539 comments) says:

    The Stuff Poll on the subject:
    Do you support protests against Israeli tennis player Shahar Peer’s participation at the ASB classic?
    Yes
    748 votes, 13.0%
    No
    5025 votes, 87.0%
    Total 5773 votes

    Looks like Minto stayed up all night voting 748 times

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  9. Neil (586 comments) says:

    I know that Minto’s activities are news at a time when news agencies have low impact news wishes. Minto provides easy news to cover for TV,radio and papers.
    Now wouldn’t the idea be to simply not report Minto’s activities because it is not “news” simply because it is not new. Minto has done this for the last few years.
    Cut off Minto’s activities by not reporting him.
    With the risk of being off-topic, the rot going on in the Antarctic with the Sea Shepherd, the third year in a row they have been there, with these idiots milking Anti-Whaling activity.
    In conclusion, cut off publicity to these idiots.

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  10. Pete George (23,558 comments) says:

    Unless protesters are just trying to get some attention for themselves the aim of protest action is to influence a favourable change.

    At best, if Sharar had said “ok, your megaphone serves have aced me, I’m going home” what would that have achieved? The Israeli government is not going to change anything based on the racket made by a last century protester and a handful of hangers-on.

    Instead, Shahar has had far more support and publicity than she would ever have had without the protest. She will have felt the real kiwi vibe, that individuals have a right to take part in sport. That is more likely to encourage her to come back if anything.

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  11. jaba (2,141 comments) says:

    will be interesting to see if the wanker returns today. The clown up the tree should have been brought down with a water canon

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  12. Reg (539 comments) says:

    I tend to agree with Pete (horrors). The good thing about freedom of speech is it allows people like Minto to make absolute fools of themselves.
    The trouble is that at some point, you have to draw a line and arrest them which make them martyers in the eyes of their deluded mates AND gets them in the media.
    Perhaps we could deport him to North Korea -the socialist utopia he yearns for – and let him try protesting there.

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  13. scanner (340 comments) says:

    Maybe it’s time the name and address of the school he teaches at were chucked into the public arena, then everyone around the country can start a hate campaign directed against him.
    This would be a fair reward for the years of shit the arsehole has thrown into everyone elses life and workplace.
    Minto and rent a mob have had their day.

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  14. Pete George (23,558 comments) says:

    It’s funny that members of Global Peace and Justice Auckland were arrested under section 42 of the Crimes Act –

    42 Preventing beach of the peace.

    (1) Every one who witnesses a breach of the peace is justified in interfering to prevent its continuance or renewal, and may detain any person committing it, in order to give him into the custody of a constable:
    provided that the person interfering shall use no more force than is reasonably necessary for preventing the continuance or renewal of the breach of the peace, or than is reasonably proportionate to the danger to be apprehended from its continuance or renewal.

    (2) Every constable who witnesses a breach of the peace, and every person lawfully assisting him, is justified in arresting any one whom he finds committing it.

    (3) Every constable is justified in receiving into custody any person given into his charge, as having been a party to a breach of the peace, by one who has witnessed it or whom the constable believes on reasonable and probable grounds to have witnessed it.

    Trying to find out what can constitute a breach of the peace.

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  15. coventry (321 comments) says:

    What would the net effect being of hosing said clown in tree with a water cannon and then giving him/her a jolly good tasering ?

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  16. TimG_Oz (862 comments) says:

    It’s a tough decision – do I ignore this angry old man with a chip on his shoulder? Nobody took any notice of him for years until he reminded them of the 81 tour. Then he gets into Fairfax and in the last few years he’s had a platform.

    Ultimately I think it’s important to remind people that his views are biased by his hatred of the right. This is blind hatred – but it means his views are totally biased. He willingly distorts facts, twists logic and builds up straw men with which to base his arguments against

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  17. jag (52 comments) says:

    The guy up the tree appears to be the same loser who climbed the MFAT building in the name of climate change.

    These people define “rent-an-outrage”. It’s all about furthering their personal profiles, they are all just a bunch of narcissists.

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  18. Pete George (23,558 comments) says:

    Section 16 of the Bill of Rights Act is as follows:

    Freedom of peaceful assembly
    Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly.

    …obviously in many cases a balance has to be struck between the freedom – an important one – and other interests, such as those of the public to pass through the streets unimpeded, or of the wider community in the prevention of disorder.

    The comparable right in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Article 21, explicitly provides that restrictions on peaceful assembly can be placed where the interest of national security or public safety, public order (ordre public), the protection of public health or morals, or the protection of the rights and freedoms of others are at risk.

    The Court in Police v Beggs set out a framework to assist law enforcement officers and public officials that we consider may be of value when developing your policies regarding public assemblies. The Court stated:

    …what is reasonable is not to be determined only by an analysis of that “which is disorderly, unlawful, or interferes with others in the exercise of their rights and freedoms”… we think other relevant considerations might include whether the assembly is unreasonably prolonged, the rights of the occupier and the size of the assembly and its duration, and the observance of ordinances in place to ensure the smooth functioning of gatherings and demonstrations.

    http://www.justice.govt.nz/publications/global-publications/t/the-guidelines-on-the-new-zealand-bill-of-rights-act-1990-a-guide-to-the-rights-and-freedoms-in-the-bill-of-rights-act-for-the-public-sector/section-16-freedom-of-peaceful-assembly

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  19. david (2,557 comments) says:

    Have to laugh just a little at the media hypocracy that bounced Michael Bassett from his column and yet gives oxygen to this twisted bludging prat with continued exposure.

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  20. Reg (539 comments) says:

    Perhaps someone should ask Minto if he accepts the Holocaust occurred. The Hard left use their anti-Israeli exhibitionism as a trojan horse for anti-semitism.
    Fortunately the public see through it.

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  21. Southern Raider (1,829 comments) says:

    Some of the comments on the blog from his supporters are funny and very ill informed.

    One commenter called Polly praises Minto and then conculdes by writing “why do I have a funny feeling I’m being watched”.

    She also rabbits on about how Palestinians don’t have time for tennis as they struggle to live from day to day and also there is no tennis courts in the whole of Palestine. What bullshit Pa;estinians have houses, shops, businesses, Police etc. People in Dafur struggle from day to day. Palestinians have soccer teams so why can’t they play tennis and I would love to find a photo of a tennis court as there must be one somewhere,

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  22. coventry (321 comments) says:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestinian_Tennis_Association

    Unfortunately Googlemaps doesn’t have great resolution for Beit Sahour.

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  23. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    Woudl Minto and ace team of 60’s throw backs have been so excited if the Israeli player had been a Christian or Muslim Israeli?

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  24. Pete George (23,558 comments) says:

    Palestinian Tennis Player

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  25. Reg (539 comments) says:

    He must have got the racket from somewhere Pete

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  26. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    Stellar Pete, taking a tennis racket to a gunfight. Send it to Minto, I hear he was asking where the Palo tennis players were.

    Actually they’re all going head to head with the Egyptians who are blocking their smuggling tunnels this week. But thats not going to get much air time. It onyl counts whens there’s Jews involved.

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  27. kowtow (8,428 comments) says:

    southern raider

    They like to think they’re being watched because it gives them an exagerated sense of self importance. A former PM had the same delusions.

    These are the kind of people who would use Orwells 1984 as a training manual,not a warning.Once they were in power they would abuse the state apparatus to their own ends in the manner that they imagine the govt (SIS ,MI6, CIA , George Bush and his extended family, you know the usual suspects)are currently abusing its powers by supposedly watching these inconsequential pricks.

    Thus the protests at Waihopai etc by the looney left,misguided priests etc

    As to Palestinians, someone once said that if they dedicated 10% of the time they give to attacking Israel to actually building up their own society they’d have very few problems at all or words to that effect .If you think about it that could be applied to so many “national struggle” movements that only exist to further their corrupt leaders personal goals at the expense of the people being “Liberated”. ANC,FARC,IRA,Tamil Tigers,Taliban,LRA……the usual suspects.

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  28. Southern Raider (1,829 comments) says:

    There is an article (only a small one) in the Herald today about the Gaza/Egyptian gun fight. Looks like the Egyptians won’t be too happy with one of their solidiers getting killed by Hamas.

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  29. Southern Raider (1,829 comments) says:

    Kowtow. Their attitude is all summed up by their actions when the settlers where removed from northern Gaza.

    Houses, farms and greenhouses where left by the Israeli army in perfect condition (what would the Palestinians have done if it was the other way around? I would suggest all the buildings would have been fire bombed).

    First thing the Palestinians did was destroy everything. If your neighbour moved out and had a perfectly functioning farm would you be greatful and take it over or be spiteful and then moan about having no food and livelihood?

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  30. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    SR one of my contacts in the region tells me the Egyptians are casually mentioning they do have artillery thanks.

    I’m sure Minto will be outside the Egyptian embassy by early afternoon to sort this all out for us.

    I believe it was $5,000,000 worth of glasshouses that were in fact a gift for them that they imediately destroyed.

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  31. Jack5 (5,137 comments) says:

    Fairfucked NZ’s Christchurch Press tried to distance itself today from Minto by burying the report of his arrest and printing an editorial critical of him. Unfortunately, a cartoon dramatically supporting the Minto view appeared beside the editorial and destroyed the charade.

    As a side issue: what happened to all the cartoons that used to make us smile, whether we agreed with them or not? The new cartoonists seem deadly serious as well as deadly leftist. Must be indoctrinated at one of the country’s ten or so taxpayer funded, journalist-training madrasas.

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  32. Fale Andrew Lesa (473 comments) says:

    Its interesting how Mr Minto would rather protest against the Israeli government and not against the Iranian government’s response to political unrest post-general elections or North Korea’s so-called democracy, Fijian dictatorship, Zimbabwe and its deadlock or even human rights in China.

    These issues are a lot closer to home and our relationship with China is no doubt the most important to New Zealand’s economy at this present time.
    In fact all these issues are as equally important and yet Minto is no where to be seen, instead hes throwing smoke around outside a Tennis tournament and shouting “go home” to the Israeli sportswoman – just what will going home achieve Mr Minto?

    Is her departure going to alter the position of the Israeli government on Gaza? Is it going to change the direction for peace and stability in the region?

    This is nothing more than a desperate attempt to win over some descent media highlight and it certainly worked, he now has a growing number of Kiwis that pity him.

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  33. jaba (2,141 comments) says:

    I assume that Munto is a supporter of the toss pot in Zimbabwe as well .. keith Locke only hates the US.

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  34. Dave001 (98 comments) says:

    Bring back the “Red Squad” and the “Minto Bars”.

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  35. CharlieBrown (1,011 comments) says:

    “Fale Andrew Lesa (86) Says:
    January 8th, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    “Iranian government’s response to political unrest post-general elections or North Korea’s so-called democracy, Fijian dictatorship”

    Bainarama got rid of the last racist fijian government which he was just in doing so. The western worlds response has been either uninformed or racist. This isn’t giving much chance for free and fair elections (which havn’t existed since the election prior to George Speights coup).

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  36. Grizz (605 comments) says:

    Interesting, my Maths teacher was an 81 tour protester as well. He ran onto the field during a match against Auckland and stole the matchball. Something about Maths teachers.

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  37. simonway (387 comments) says:

    I’d just like to point out that Global Peace and Justice/John Minto have protested both Zimbabwe and China.

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/africa/news/article.cfm?l_id=1&objectid=10332953&pnum=1
    ^ column about the Zimbabwe cricket tour

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/trade-deal-with-china/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501819&objectid=10503092&pnum=1
    ^ column about the China free trade deal

    Both columns raise objections based on the human rights records of the respective countries.

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  38. wikiriwhis business (3,996 comments) says:

    These left wing radicals are totally ignorant and unlearned.

    It’s Hamas who need to be identified as the culprits

    They fuel the agenda and instigate the terror.

    It’s the fault of Hamas that Israel bomb the Palestinians.

    Minto needs to be forced to admit Hamas are the terroists.

    What an insidious philistine.

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  39. Rhodie (28 comments) says:

    Hi David,
    This was yet another example of Minto being the typical cretin that he always was – need I say more ?

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