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We punish beneficiaries for drug use so why isn’t Todd Barclay being investigated for drug allegations?

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

…we crucify beneficiaries for drug use. We force them to take drug tests, we threaten them with losing their benefit if they don’t and we punish them with loss of their benefit if they do test positive for drug use.

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More than 550 000 NZers in hardship & National’s response? Social Housing run by corporate detention companies?

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

A terrible insight into those NZers who are not being looked after by National…

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Clever strategy by Green Party hunting Nick Smith

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

Smith is still odds on favourite to win Nelson, but this is an electorate worth fighting for.

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Watch how badly Bill English self mutilated himself on Breakfast TVNZ – I’ve never seen any thing like this in my life

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Breakfast TVNZ just became a must watch each morning, Hillary Barry did more for journalism in that 7 minutes than Seven Sharp has managed all year. 

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When bastard spawn of marketing & lite news like The Project can grow a spine, you know National are in trouble

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

It’s nice to see the impact that Banter on Duke has created by forcing The Project to actually start talking about something of significance. 

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Can we rename ‘America’s Cup’ the ‘White Rich Man Privilege Cup’ now?

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

It’s an ugly naked display of money masquerading as a sport. At least League, Rugby, Soccer and NetBall have a class inclusiveness about them, sailing is for rich white people and those who want to  worship rich white people.

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Are we witnessing a very Kiwi Coup?

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

I think we are witnessing a slow motion coup.

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Marama Fox should be ashamed of herself!

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

Where was Marama when Todd Barclay was caught out lying to NZ about secretly taping a staff member? Where was Marama when the Prime Minister got caught out doing the same thing? No word from her about her mates then, but here she was attacking Awataha Marae and giving racists everywhere a chance to stereotype Marae as slave labour slums.

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Q+A review: Has anyone contacted slave pen crusader Matthew Hooton yet?

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

…this Labour ‘slave scandal’ proves the ease with which a Right Wing blog can still manipulate the NZ mainstream media.

This ability to manipulate the mainstream media is as cancerous in 2017 as it was in 2014.

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4 shades of Bill: There isn’t a tape! There is a tape! There might not be a tape! I was asked if I wanted to listen to the tape that didn’t exist?

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

How could English claim the tape doesn’t exist if Todd Barclay offered to play him the tape???

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Top 5 batshit crazy things we must believe to accept Bill English’s version of events

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  43 Comments

The list of batshit crazy things we are being asked to believe in order to accept Bill English’s version of events over what he knew, when he knew and how he knew about Todd Barclay breaking the law is becoming more absurd by the day.

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At some point people are going to admit this 2month old story about a Labour intern slave scandal was just a distraction from Bill & Todd

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  30 Comments

Audrey Young is no card carrying member of the Labour Party so her vicious take down of National when comparing Labour’s supposed scandal up against National’s actual scandal this week is devastating…

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The level of racism against Marae by right wingers desperate to denigrate Labour highlights the hatred that drives these people

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

The spitefulness of those describing Marae as sweat shop slums for political gain is the ugliness here, not the attempt to engage youth at the ballot box.

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Why the Labour Party Student Intern ‘scandal’ is a smear

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  31 Comments

When the Labour Party Student Intern story erupted this week, just as Bill English was in serious trouble, I thought “Well that’s convenient isn’t it”.

I was out to the Marae 2 weeks ago having a look around at what they were doing. I had a meal with them, talked with some of the volunteers. They were fantastic young people who were loving the adventure of it all.

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EnglishGate Update: National Party Goon threatens, intimidates and bullies staff member

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

…so a National Party Goon, Glenda Hughes, a board member of National’s ruling council no less, contacts the staff member Barclay has been spying on and effectively bullies and intimidates the staff member into dropping the case.

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BREAKING: Todd Barclay steps down from Parliament at next election

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

…now he’s gone, what about Bill English? Surely as Prime Minister, Bill’s deception was actually worse than Barclay’s.

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