Cameron Slater, Ben Rachinger, and hacking

The blog Lauda Finem is claiming political activist Ben Rachinger has been arrested by the police for hacking. Sometime ago the Whaleoil Blog ran some vidoes of Rachinger speaking his political views. I wondered at the time why this was done, as Rachinger was no one of any import, and really had nothing special to…

Conservative Party infighting- is it real?

The Whaleoil blog is one of Colin Craig’s most vociferous enemies. Cameron Slater’s unceasing campaign against Craig seems to be personal in nature, and makes me wonder if there is not some past event, some affront to Slater’s ego, that is behind the vendetta. Did Craig reject Slater or perhaps one of his friends in…

WhaleOil blog feeling the heat for anti-National stance

There’s been a bit of scuttlebutt about the blogosphere relating to Cameron Slater’s recent frequent criticisms of the National Party. Fans of John Key and the Nats are apparently feeling hurt and betrayed by Slater’s candid criticisms of their party and its leaders. I don’t necessarily agree with the criticisms Slater makes, given that they’re…