I'd like to clear up some misconceptions about right/left politics. As a politically active young man in my twenties, I often find myself engaging in the same debates over and over again. If only a consensus could be reached on the definition of left-wing and right-wing politics.
Why did the maniac choose to come to New Zealand to shoot peaceful Muslims instead of going to Syria and shooting real Islamic terrorists ? Because, though he maybe consumed with hatred, he is not insane.
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.