Posts Tagged ‘beautiful rants’

Gilbert calls out Nat “tribalists” who continued to back the lies

Written By: - Date published: 2:07 pm, October 4th, 2017 - 66 comments

Outspoken sociologist Dr Jarrod Gilbert on the “tribalists” who continued to back the Nats despite their brazen lies – “if Labour had made the same accusation against National and not a single economist supported it, would you have reacted the same way? No. Of course not. And that’s what defines you as a moron.”

Stewart: “Dying days of democracy”?

Written By: - Date published: 2:11 pm, April 27th, 2017 - 59 comments

Probably not, but after 9 years of Brighter Future / Dirty Politics it certainly can feel that way.

Republican Party insider speaks out

Written By: - Date published: 7:45 am, September 10th, 2011 - 20 comments

A recently retired Republican Congressional staffer speaks out on the Party.  He doesn’t pull any punches…

George on tax

Written By: - Date published: 7:20 am, August 5th, 2011 - 57 comments

It isn’t often that I find myself in agreement with Garth George.  But he’s written a scorching indictment of right-wing greed that feels right at home here on The Standard…

The New American Dream

Written By: - Date published: 7:37 am, April 2nd, 2011 - 12 comments

Truthout is one of my favourite sources of political commentary in America.  Here’s editor William Rivers Pitt on “The New American Dream”…

Mystery rant

Written By: - Date published: 9:50 am, September 8th, 2010 - 31 comments

Here’s an interesting rant.  I’m not going to link to it, because I want you to spend a moment trying to work out who (which raving leftie blogger?) is the author.  So read it, and make your guess, then Google for the answer…

Waltzing at the Doomsday Ball

Written By: - Date published: 10:32 am, July 10th, 2010 - 51 comments

This guy writes what I would aspire to write if I had the time and the cojones. For a lazy Saturday morning rant, read on.

Shame on you

Written By: - Date published: 12:30 pm, November 26th, 2009 - 77 comments

Never in the history of New Zealand politics has so much taxpayers’ money been hurled into the chasm with such contempt for the poor citizens who will pay billions out of their own dwindling pockets forever while rich polluters wreck the earth with impunity and bask in the profits. Never in the history of NZ […]

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