Posts Tagged ‘fuckwits’

Chester Borrows goes to trial, Barry Soper goes to pieces

Written By: - Date published: 7:26 am, November 22nd, 2016 - 207 comments

Nat MP Chester Borrows is to stand trial for injuring a protestor with his car. Barry Soper is outraged, because “elderly female, placard waving protesters” just don’t deserve the protection of the law.

What is the bet that Slater gets it wrong?

Written By: - Date published: 2:26 pm, August 17th, 2014 - 130 comments

Apparently Cameron Slater is going to “out” the identity of who got the emails off his system. What is the bet that he has it wrong – again? Hopefully the gibbering idiot has someone else helping him. It’d be good if he got it right for a change. Updated: Blustering about a txt that looks like it was related to court cases. Cameron is a moran….

Sick

Written By: - Date published: 11:41 pm, January 18th, 2014 - 48 comments

ACT speaks its branes

Written By: - Date published: 9:01 pm, February 23rd, 2013 - 71 comments

According to ex-leader Rodney Hyde’s address to the ACT conference ACT hates the poor, hates Maori, and hates the unions. As far as I can tell this is not a joke. But clearly ACT is.

Ideological blindness on education

Written By: - Date published: 9:33 am, April 18th, 2012 - 49 comments

The Nats are determined to ignore the evidence on the harm caused by charter schools, just as they are ignoring evidence on the damage done by national standards. This willingness to harm kids, as incidental pawns in their ideological games, really pisses me off.

What a jerk

Written By: - Date published: 7:41 am, March 27th, 2012 - 36 comments

After months of attacking the media and bringing the weight of the state against a freelance cameraman, John Key is “turning the other cheek”.

What a jerk

Nice to have

Written By: - Date published: 7:17 am, March 31st, 2011 - 113 comments

Bill English wants to cut things that are “nice to have”, like the adult education classes (that he used to praise in opposition), and keep “necessities”, like tax cuts for the already wealthy.  This is the kind of economic “wisdom” that has Bill leading us into an all time record budget deficit.

Evidence vs. hysteria

Written By: - Date published: 1:13 pm, November 13th, 2010 - 33 comments

The international evidence is all against national standards.  The government’s own expert advisor wants to scrap the system and is warning of disaster.  Other  experts agree, citing the probable harm to children.  Against the evidence and the experts there is only the fanaticism (Tolley) and propaganda (DPF) of those who are quite happy to damage children for political ends.  With the welfare of our children at stake, who do you really believe?

Now who’s the f*ckwit?

Written By: - Date published: 1:31 pm, November 12th, 2010 - 85 comments

Pansy Wong has been stood down resigned over her abuse of her ministerial status and perks for her husband’s private business dealings. I expected that Key act ‘relaxed’ and hope for this blow over. That he hasn’t indicates they’ve uncovered something more. Will we find out what it is, or will Key pull another Richard Worth on us? Updates coming.

A noose around students’ necks

Written By: - Date published: 9:35 am, October 22nd, 2010 - 21 comments

Every time I think John Key can’t get any more cynical and hypocritical in his messaging, he manages to take it to a new level.  Apparently spending money on the education system will create “a noose around the neck of young New Zealanders”…

Phil Goff – Evil SuperGenius?

Written By: - Date published: 8:36 am, October 9th, 2010 - 21 comments

Is Phil Goff an Evil SuperGenius?  Is Labour still secretly running the country, controlling MPs, cabinet ministers and government departments?  Political sleuth David P Farrar makes a pretty strong case!  Or does he…

Quick thoughts on Henry’s “apology”

Written By: - Date published: 6:46 pm, October 4th, 2010 - 29 comments

So he’s apologised to the Governor General personally but not to the hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders who he has described as not looking like New Zealanders? WTF does it matter whether or not he’s a royalist? Did he make some kind of anti-royal comment I missed? Is he actually apologising for what he […]

Solo parent bashing

Written By: - Date published: 8:34 am, September 28th, 2010 - 97 comments

Life isn’t hard enough already for solo parents, according to the Nats.  So they’re going to make it harder.

Teacher-bashing morons

Written By: - Date published: 10:33 am, August 20th, 2010 - 41 comments

This government is attacking education at every level. In particular it is attacking teachers over national standards. National blogger DPF’s post yesterday was a particularly disgraceful example. Arrogant, ignorant, and full of lies.

Attacking NIWA

Written By: - Date published: 11:57 am, August 16th, 2010 - 94 comments

What do you do when you find science inconvenient to your ideology? Why, you strike it down! Burn the heretics! Or in the modern equivalent, you set the lawyers on them, and try and have the facts declared illegal.

Denier dissected

Written By: - Date published: 7:49 am, June 6th, 2010 - 32 comments

“Lord” Christopher Monckton is a high profile climate change denier. Professor John Abraham examines his claims in detail, and shows Monckton to be a serial liar, misrepresenting the science at every turn. What makes a person tell lies that are going to cost us the earth?

Corporal punishment bullshit

Written By: - Date published: 7:53 am, May 16th, 2010 - 24 comments

Family First have a history of trying to make political capital out of stacked questions. They’re are at it again, distorting the results of a survey question to push for bringing back corporal punishment in schools. They are aided and abetted by some spectacularly bad journalism.

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