Trouble within National’s ranks?

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Date published: 3:43 pm, May 22nd, 2018 - 112 comments
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It looks like the National collective has doubts about Simon Bridges’ pulling power.

Daily Review 22/05/2018

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Date published: 5:30 pm, May 22nd, 2018 - 4 comments

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What’s happening inside UK Labour.

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Date published: 11:19 am, May 22nd, 2018 - 4 comments

Factional infighting within UK Labour.

David Seymour blows the dog whistle, hard

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Date published: 8:56 am, May 22nd, 2018 - 33 comments

David Seymour has hit a new low by drumming up public opposition to a small social housing development planned by Housiung Corporation in Epsom by claiming some of the potential tenants may have mental health problems.

The law and order debate and the grade one tosser

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Date published: 7:43 am, May 22nd, 2018 - 29 comments

The Government has announced it will not proceed with the Waikeria mega prison as part of its policy to decrease the prison muster by 30%.  And the called for public debate starts off with one of the major players using a study the author of which subsequently retracted because the data he relied on was wrong.

Open Mike 22/05/2018

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Date published: 6:00 am, May 22nd, 2018 - 52 comments

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Why does Simon hate pensioners?

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Date published: 5:31 pm, May 21st, 2018 - 127 comments

In a welcome move by Labour to relieve energy poverty on those with fixed, low incomes, all beneficiaries (including pensioners) are to get up to $700 extra automatically over winter.

National obviously hate this.

Daily Review 21/05/2018

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Date published: 5:29 pm, May 21st, 2018 - 8 comments

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Wipeout

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Date published: 10:04 am, May 21st, 2018 - 31 comments

How many wake up calls does it take?

National is all over the place on the budget

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Date published: 8:21 am, May 21st, 2018 - 131 comments

National has made a meal of its first critique of Labour’s budget with a poor performance by Simon Bridges and with four claims about the budget that are clearly wrong but which National keep repeating.

Open Mike 21/05/2018

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Doofus of the week – May 20, 2018

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Date published: 8:30 am, May 20th, 2018 - 20 comments

Aaron Schlossberg, American Attorney and Trump Supporter, and someone who thinks people speaking Spanish to each other in a New York restaurant poses some sort of existential threat to the Union is this week’s doofus of the week.

Marama Davidson – This is what a real Government looks like

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Date published: 8:00 am, May 20th, 2018 - 103 comments

Marama Davidson’s speech to Parliament during the Budget debate.

Open Mike 20/05/2018

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Date published: 6:00 am, May 20th, 2018 - 68 comments

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Fudget for Austerity

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Date published: 12:31 pm, May 19th, 2018 - 71 comments

Some proposals on why we just got the budget we did.

Shouty Simon’s strange budget claim

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Date published: 8:00 am, May 19th, 2018 - 64 comments

National’s claims about Labour’s health spend suffer from the not insignificant problem that they do not make any sense when analysed.

Open Mike 19/05/2018

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Date published: 6:00 am, May 19th, 2018 - 98 comments

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Daily Review 18/05/2018

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Date published: 5:24 pm, May 18th, 2018 - 8 comments

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An Existential Threat.

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Date published: 10:59 am, May 18th, 2018 - 30 comments

Is it a propaganda ploy these days to present the “utterly ridiculous” so that people, unable to engage or compute, turn away?

Open Mike 18/05/2018

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Date published: 6:00 am, May 18th, 2018 - 85 comments

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Daily Review 17/05/2018

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Date published: 5:30 pm, May 17th, 2018 - 13 comments

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The Budget

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Date published: 2:09 pm, May 17th, 2018 - 168 comments

An evolving post to cover budget announcements.

Industrial action is one way to increase wages

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Date published: 8:30 am, May 17th, 2018 - 19 comments

The National Party has recently been on the Government’s case for increasing strikes under their watch. But is that really a fair criticism, and does it jive well with the other things the Opposition has been claiming to value?

Trump was right … and then …

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Date published: 7:53 am, May 17th, 2018 - 17 comments

Donald Trump has had a few months of being lucky with some luck Foreign Affairs wins and good economic news. But his wreckage-trail of his consequences is becoming longer and clearer.

Open Mike 17/05/2018

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Daily Review 16/05/2018

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Date published: 5:30 pm, May 16th, 2018 - 30 comments

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Democratic Party thunks on Gaza

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Date published: 12:25 pm, May 16th, 2018 - 65 comments

The “lesser of two evils” speaks its mind.

Fairs fair : how to complain, how not to and why not

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Date published: 10:10 am, May 16th, 2018 - 21 comments

Phil Quin has been his usual dickheaded self on the net. Trying to bully people about material that they probably didn’t write on this site is not a way to get it looked at. For that everyone need to follow the procedures detailed in our contact page and the pages linked to it. The alternatives aren’t nice. Ask Dermot Nottingham. Updated

Open Mike 16/05/2018

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Date published: 6:00 am, May 16th, 2018 - 140 comments

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No class National

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Date published: 5:39 pm, May 15th, 2018 - 97 comments

National MPs are refusing to own up to who used a sexist comment in Parliament against Jacinda Ardern.

Daily Review 15/05/2018

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Date published: 5:30 pm, May 15th, 2018 - 24 comments

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