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Criminal Records (Expunging of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offenses) Bill
by Items on the Balustrade · 03/04/2018 11pm
In parliament on Tuesday night, the Criminal Records (Expunging of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offenses) Bill triggered a veritable orgy of virtue signalling. MPs from the government and opposition benches vied to outdo each other in their rush to pin their colours to the mast of the good ...
NZ Parliament Chamber
by Items on the Balustrade · 27/03/2018 9pm
Maybe Thirty odd hardy souls (including officials and spectators) sat through the third reading of the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2017–18, Employment and Investment Income, and Remedial Matters) Bill on Tuesday night. Not a title designed to either draw a crowd or inspire the loftiest rhetoric, but ...
The Greens In New Zealand Also Abuse Taxpayer Funds
by Owen LLewellyn · 05/08/2017 5pm
The Unshackled exposes the rank hypocrisy of the Greens on both sides of the Tasman : The Australian Greens like to think of themselves as the moral arbiters of the nation. They rage against the major parties’ MPs abusing their entitlements but we later learn that they are not much better. Just ...
TPP, Trade Deal, New Zealand, Trump
by Owen LLewellyn · 26/01/2017 9am
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water............. guess what ? The multi-national crony capitalist sharks are still circling the boat, the world government giant squid are still breeding in the shallows, and the back door communist monster creature is still lurking in the deep ...