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Refreshing honesty from English

Written By: - Date published: 12:44 pm, January 13th, 2017 - 58 comments

English – “One of New Zealand’s benefits is because we’re a long way away and fairly small we don’t attract too much attention.” Nice contrast to the usual Nat hysterical style. I guess there’s no need for all that domestic spying apparatus then?

Time for another round of fear mongering

Written By: - Date published: 10:36 am, October 25th, 2016 - 49 comments

Latest fear mongering sounds like a rerun of the jihadi brides lie, which as an editorial summary put it – “raises serious questions about the accuracy of claims made by John Key, SIS boss Rebecca Kitteridge and Security Intelligence Minister Chris Finlayson.”

NRT: Our fearmongering Prime Minister

Written By: - Date published: 10:53 am, April 4th, 2016 - 11 comments

I/S at No Right Turn on the “jihadi brides” lie. “This sort of shit is why we cannot trust our spies, or the Ministers who “oversee” them…”

Dom Post – Key, Kitteridge and Finlayson can’t be trusted

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, March 21st, 2016 - 88 comments

The weekend Dominion Post editorial doesn’t pull any punches.

Nats refuse to apologise for targeting Muslim community

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, March 18th, 2016 - 33 comments

The Nats are refusing to aplogise to the Muslim community for the distress and offense caused by the “jihadi brides” lie. Apologies are for Key’s pet attack blogger, not for innocent communities that have been exploited for political gain.

The “jihadi brides” lie

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, March 17th, 2016 - 74 comments

Remember the “jihadi brides” – part of last year’s beat-up about the risk of terrorism in NZ? Yesterday the central lie in the story was revealed.

“Jihadi brides” and Peter Dunne

Written By: - Date published: 12:08 pm, December 10th, 2015 - 19 comments

Like a stopped watch, Peter Dunne sometimes gets it right.

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