Posts Tagged ‘power’

Schools Out?

Written By: - Date published: 11:09 am, December 2nd, 2018 - 12 comments

…in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Australia, Canada….

Alaska or New Zealand?

Written By: - Date published: 1:17 pm, November 13th, 2018 - 71 comments

That’s the big question ‘big’ people are asking these days.

Reprehensible People.

Written By: - Date published: 1:05 pm, October 13th, 2018 - 80 comments

“Kavanaugh” – the name lends itself to being enunciated with a certain pluminess, don’t you think?

Sonic Attack

Written By: - Date published: 12:01 pm, June 8th, 2018 - 93 comments

What follows isn’t satire or parody. Apparently.

Rogue Nation(s)

Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, May 9th, 2018 - 30 comments

Just some thoughts that kind of meandered down to the ocean.

Thought for the day

Written By: - Date published: 6:12 am, January 16th, 2018 - 14 comments

Satire vs bullying.

WINZ and Super Scandals

Written By: - Date published: 11:40 am, August 28th, 2017 - 138 comments

Here’s the scandal.

Green power

Written By: - Date published: 12:34 pm, April 20th, 2017 - 78 comments

Lots to like in The Greens’ new power policy.

Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, March 8th, 2017 - 99 comments

Some very quick initial thoughts on expected reactions.

The solar surcharge

Written By: - Date published: 2:39 pm, April 15th, 2016 - 98 comments

Profit gouging or genuine need?

The (gradual?) decline of American empire

Written By: - Date published: 12:20 pm, October 6th, 2015 - 93 comments

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson was Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell. And he says that the American empire is in decline.

The King stay the King … the pawns, in the game, they get capped quick

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, May 11th, 2013 - 113 comments

So, Key wants Gilmore gone. Gilmore lied to Key about the whether he threatened the waiter with the wrath of the PM’s office. Bringing Key’s office itself was bad enough but Key accepted Gilmore’s lie. When that lie was exposed, Key knew his authority as leader had been trifled with. Gilmore now has to go. But Key can’t boot him. So, out is coming the dirt.

Crisis? What Crisis?

Written By: - Date published: 4:26 pm, August 6th, 2011 - 31 comments

Cuts are good for you.

State asset for sale

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, December 21st, 2010 - 39 comments

Energy Minister Gerry Brownlee has waited, until after the year-end press gallery drinks, to announce that the state owned Whirinaki power plant will be sold by tender process.  The Government talks about having our interests at heart, but the truth is that it is selling off the family silver again.  And slippery John Key is doing it while we’re focussed on Christmas.

Youth Court Judge speaks out, sky doesn’t fall

Written By: - Date published: 3:08 pm, July 31st, 2009 - 13 comments

A couple of weeks ago Justice Minister Simon Power slammed Chief Justice Sian Elias for commenting on possibilities of change in the criminal justice system. He was unimpressed that the Chief Justice would dally into the realm of policy when it is the job of judges to apply the law, not to make it. Setting […]

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