Vacuous Nats help left destroy us

Really, is there any greater collection of political cowards on the planet than the NZ National Party? Well maybe there is. The UK Conservatives, and the US Republicans for example. Let’s leave that gut churning competition aside for now. Here’s who the Nats brought into our country last year. 12,300 Indians.  10,400 Chinese. 5100 Filipinos.…

Is Kiwiblog truly a “liberal” blog?

Its a claim made by a few of the regulars on a consistent basis. My thesis is that Kiwiblog is far from liberal and I’ll tell you why I believe that. If I were looking for one word to describe Kiwiblog the best fit without a doubt is “progressive”. That’s where the conflict begins. Its…

Mark Latham was right (raw uncut audio)

I don’t think former ALP leader Mark Latham did himself any credit with his behaviour at the Communist Melbourne Writer’s Festival. Whereas I’m not that particularly offended by his tirade of foul language, I think one should behave reasonably well while participating in any public forum. However, at the same time, I allow Mark Latham…

Govt greed for more and more tax signals economic failure

One of the memes currently being pushed by the progressive mainstream media is the idea that not enough tax is collected from corporations. So we have this enthusiastic witch hunt where companies and individuals are named and shamed as not paying their “fair share”. The real problem is that govts already take too much tax…

NZ’s Anti-democratic Mainstream Media

Not all of the media are pain in the arse liberals/ progressives, but those that are not are conspicuous by their rarity. Does this matter? It does in the political sense, for NZ will never have a truly pluralistic democracy while a force as powerful as the mainstream media strives to almost completely control NZ’s…