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Nick pulls a Bill

Written By: - Date published: 3:39 pm, October 12th, 2009 - 16 comments

Nick Smith has taken a leaf out of the Double Dipton school of politics, calling journalists and swearing at them when the coverage isn’t to his liking. Now, to be fair to Smith, he’s got a point about the story the Dom published on Saturday. The story said Smith and six other MPs (all but […]

No remorse from English

Written By: - Date published: 8:43 am, September 29th, 2009 - 14 comments

Last night I posted on Bill English’s attempt to shift blame by claiming the system had failed him, and argued that he wasn’t at all sorry for rorting us, only that he got caught. Dude keeps digging in today’s Herald. Talking about the Colmar Brunton poll showing 2 to 1 public disapproval, English made it […]

More questions for Double Dipton

Written By: - Date published: 5:54 am, September 29th, 2009 - 17 comments

A Colmar Brunton survey out yesterday showed that by a two to one margin Kiwis believe Bill English has acted wrongly and his credibility has been damaged by the housing scandal. English is becoming a drag on the government. That’s not going to change while there’s still no admission of wrongdoing, no enforcement of ministerial standards by […]

English admits he’s been rorting us

Written By: - Date published: 3:58 pm, September 28th, 2009 - 26 comments

Bill English has now paid back all the money he rorted from the taxpayer via the ministerial housing allowance during this term of Parliament. Of course, he continues to plead innocence but his actions amount to an admission of culpability and all the other facts tell us he purposely set out to rip us off. […]

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