Police raids seem…picky in whom they raid

Seems interesting to me that the Police will raid a mostly Maori community looking for several alleged offenders, but when a group comes out overtly breaking the law their punishment is a nice wee story about their criminal activity in the paper. New Zealand’s first cannabis club, the Daktory, has been using the machine – which sells…

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Is this finally the 'One World Government' that so many conspiracy theorists have banged on about?

Well, probably not…but it does add some nice flammable fuel to the theory. Gary Stix has come out stating that articles that were written on climate change 6 years ago on how to reduce carbon emissions were a mistake, what they should have been writing about was how to control us If I had it to do…

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Ports back down, win for unions…but are we still at an impasse?

I interviewed Garry Parsloe a couple of weeks ago and we came to the conclusion together that the situation is at am impasse. If the Ports ultimately want contracting, and the unions want a collective contract then there is no way forward. Today we hear from Richard Pearson from the Ports of Auckland that they…

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Urewera 4 win, the Crown and Police look foolish

I said in a post on my old blog that the Urewera 18 deserved an apology. My main point is that 13 if then were put through 4 years of being accused of being terrorists and criminals and then all charges were dropped. Some of these people lost work, had to move, we separated from…

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Nick Smith…another in a long line of shamed politicians

I referenced in my last post that Nick Smith was “another example of an MP abusing his position…denying it, then having to fall on his sword.” From the Dom Post here are some details just in this century Nick Smith, 2012: Resigned after he came under pressure for writing a reference letter for his friend…

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Gone by…well about 2pm. Nick Smith Resigns

It’s been a shoddy affair, and I don’t mean the ‘affair’ comment literally although we’ll wait and see what the relationship between Nick Smith and  Bronwyn Pullar was all about, and another example of an MP abusing his position…denying it, then having to fall on his sword. How often more do we need to see this before people of…

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