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Archive for June, 2020

Muller is floundering

Written By: - Date published: 9:39 pm, June 30th, 2020 - 47 comments

Todd Muller had a bad day yesterday with adverse confidential National polling leaked to the media and with Grant Robertson and Winston Peters showing in the house that Muller’s denial that he had proposed opening up the border with China was simply not correct.

National’s Internal Polling Leaked

Written By: - Date published: 7:21 pm, June 30th, 2020 - 45 comments

The good ship Muller has sprung a leak. NewsHub are reporting that the National caucus has been told today that they are polling worse than under Simon Bridges.

Daily review 30/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, June 30th, 2020 - 59 comments

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The many and varied Covid reckons of Mike Hosking

Written By: - Date published: 7:56 am, June 30th, 2020 - 49 comments

A review of recent opinion pieces by Mike Hosking shows that he has adopted a series of contradictory positions with the one common feature that they are critical of the Government’s actions.

Open mike 30/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 30th, 2020 - 167 comments

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Daily review 29/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, June 29th, 2020 - 24 comments

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Bye bye Paula

Written By: - Date published: 11:36 am, June 29th, 2020 - 79 comments

Paula Bennett has announced that she is standing down from politics and will not seek re-election on National’s list at this year’s election.

Paora Goldsmith in fake news scandal

Written By: - Date published: 8:41 am, June 29th, 2020 - 33 comments

Paora Goldsmith has shown either that he is lacking in basic numeracy and literacy skills or that he is prepared to tell porkies for political advantage.

Green Party rocks their new Guaranteed Minimum Income policy

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, June 29th, 2020 - 263 comments

The Greens’ audacious new social security policy, the Poverty Action Plan, places manaakitangi and compassion at the centre. It includes guaranteed income across the board for those in need, reorientating ACC to include illness and prioritise care, support for children and single and double parented families, and it pays for it all by taxing some of the assets and income of the wealthy.

Open mike 29/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 29th, 2020 - 119 comments

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Sacha Baron Cohen Trolls Neo-Nazis

Written By: - Date published: 6:07 pm, June 28th, 2020 - 27 comments

Nazis Punked; Fucked Off!

The new successful revolution we are seeing

Written By: - Date published: 1:54 pm, June 28th, 2020 - 55 comments

A really successful and very modern revolution has already started in just the last few weeks. It’s not the revolution we expected.

Judith Collins – dirty politics hypocrite.

Written By: - Date published: 1:31 pm, June 28th, 2020 - 19 comments

I’ve just been reading Andrea Vance’s review of Judith Collin’s released biography. One thing that usually infuriates me is whining arseholes. I have always thought Judith Collins has always been one of them. Vindictive, small-minded, and ignorant. She whines even through a review that merely quotes her.

Green Party win: RMA amended to include climate change

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, June 28th, 2020 - 15 comments

“In my view, this is one of the most significant policy changes to address climate change that we have done this term” – James Shaw

Open mike 28/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 28th, 2020 - 189 comments

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We say we want a revolution…

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, June 27th, 2020 - 73 comments

Destroy capitalism, right? But what’s the replacement?

Open mike 27/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 27th, 2020 - 95 comments

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Daily review 26/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, June 26th, 2020 - 17 comments

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Open mike 26/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 26th, 2020 - 267 comments

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Colmar Brunton poll – Labour can still form majority Government

Written By: - Date published: 6:36 pm, June 25th, 2020 - 117 comments

The latest Colmar Brunton poll results have been released and Labour is still remarkably in a position to rule on its own.

One News/CB Poll June

Written By: - Date published: 6:33 pm, June 25th, 2020 - 49 comments

The latest One News/Colmar Brunton poll continues to show Labour are the favourites to lead the next Government.

Daily review 25/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, June 25th, 2020 - 45 comments

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The light rail delay is good

Written By: - Date published: 8:09 am, June 25th, 2020 - 16 comments

There is a solid silver lining to the delay in the Auckland light rail to the airport project.

New Zealand for the win!

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, June 25th, 2020 - 107 comments

$100,000 a year in capital gains.

Open mike 25/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 25th, 2020 - 131 comments

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Daily review 24/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, June 24th, 2020 - 71 comments

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We don’t have time for this shit

Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, June 24th, 2020 - 52 comments

the government can’t agree is a euphemism for NZ First blocking climate action.

We don’t know how lucky we are

Written By: - Date published: 10:59 am, June 24th, 2020 - 32 comments

Looking at the rises in covid-19 infections worldwide is just damn depressing. Looking at the media and Nat supporters, the world, and covid-19 -ll I can say is thank you for the internet. And the kiwis who aren’t listening to the whining about here because they can see the slow disaster unfolding elsewhere with incompetent governments.

National is relentlessly negative about the country’s Covid response

Written By: - Date published: 10:03 am, June 24th, 2020 - 95 comments

You would think in the midst of a world pandemic that is threatening established countries everywhere that National would do the responsible thing and work constructively to resolve all of government issues. If you do think this you are wrong.

Open mike 24/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 24th, 2020 - 92 comments

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Daily review 23/06/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, June 23rd, 2020 - 47 comments

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