Whale Oil blog slowly catching up to the right

Whale Oil is unfortunately regarded in NZ as a right wing blog. In fact its just another progressive left wing outlet that has some differences with the hard left on economic issues but in general only fights on the same level as most NZ “right wing” blogs. That fight is really only based around who…

Whale Oil on the skids financially?

One normally doesn’t speculate too wildly about things such as a commercial entity’s financial condition. It has a tendency to be self prophesying. However the Whale Oil Blog has speculated plenty on the financial condition of others. There have been a number of indications lately to the effect that things are getting a bit tight…

The Rot at the Core of National

The Conservative Party is beginning to shake up the NZ political scene. Even with the massive force of the Lab/Nat revolving door coalition against it, it is gaining traction among NZers fed up with the country’s slow subsidence into the progressive swamp. With NZ’s monolithic and totalitarian political and cultural structure driven mostly by inner…