As a Christian Libertarian New Zealander, my sincere condolences go out to the Muslim community in Christchurch and their greater families and friends. Their wounded in the hospitals are in my prayers.
Undoubtedly you've read plenty about the bloody and tragic attacks on Christchurch mosques today. Many details remain unclear and the extent of injury and death hasn't been revealed yet. As of writing, the dead number 40, and the final toll is likely to rise.
What truly socialist government would be complete without utterly destroying the ability for young, fiscally-minded families to achieve financial security? October 2018, I sat in Labour MP Deborah Russel's meeting called "Let's talk tax".
In two articles on the Spinoff website, the results of the recent "People’s Harassment Report" were outlined. It claims that "one in three Maori experienced racial abuse and harassment on-line in 2018."
Every now and then there are completely unrelated stories that come together to form a dejected painting of our times. Andrew Little, jihadi Mark Taylor, and the United Nations Human Rights Commission play a part in this story.
What was supposed to be an exposé of New Zealand's "far-right nationalists"turned into something of a bizarre mess. This is a classic case of a "journalist" wanting to write a hit piece, finding all evidence to the contrary, and then writing it anyway.
You've undoubtedly heard of the "controversial" Dr. Jordan Peterson, yet last Monday I heard a man who doesn't have anything controversial to say. You've probably heard of his "mostly young male" audience, although they were a minority at the Town Hall.
The weather really turned it on for the rally in Christchurch's vibrant Cathedral Square. A balmy day with a gentle cooling breeze that set the multitude of New Zealand flags held by the supporters alight, set the scene for what turned out to be a marvellous family-oriented enjoyable event.