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I wish Peter Dunne could have been so enlightened on cannabis when he made Helen Kelly a criminal in her final months of life

By   /  May 28, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

We want reform NOW – not in 3 years. We are arresting 7000 NZers a year for cannabis, Peter Dunne is honestly saying to your face that we need to arrest 21 000 more NZers before we can reform our system.

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The NZ Labour Party – a tale of two lists – Broadchurch vs Pure Temple

By   /  May 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

Lizzie Marvelly’s weekly column and ongoing 7000 part expose on why men are shit is out and this week Lizzie takes aim at middle class male privilege by highlighting the musings of political debutant Rohan Lord…

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Can the Green Party of NZ do anything without taking a huge smelly dump on the chest of the Labour Party?

By   /  May 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

Serious question time, if these schoolboy errors in political tactics and strategy are all the Greens can muster how the Christ can they be trusted with Executive Power?

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Wait – what? The Greens are voting for this Budget???

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

The National Party will be telling everyone up and down the country that they are so centrist that even the Greens voted for their budget.

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Corbyn’s Labour slashes Tory lead to 5 points

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

If Corbyn can pull this off, it will be a greater political comeback than the second coming of Christ.

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10 Facts about how bad Budget 2017 really is

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

This Budget is a hollow turd rolled in glitter.

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Budget 2017 – the sweep it under the carpet budget

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

This is a sweep it under the carpet budget, just like everything this Government does. It only looks good because Labour and the Greens have such incredibly small visions.

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Dear Anti-Vaxx fanatics – you are either smoking too much cannabis or not enough

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  75 Comments

I believe vaccinations are good
I don’t believe internal explosions brought down the Twin Towers
I don’t believe fluoridation in water is bad
I don’t believe in chem trails

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National Party Exceptionalism

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

It is fascinating that when it comes to National Party neoliberal social experiments, this Government’s ability to turn a blind eye and ignore the truth is as unsubtle as a Klu Klux Klan rally.

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Could Corbyn dream the impossible dream?

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

Despite being repeatedly mauled, attacked and belittled by his own Party and The Guardian, there have been some tantalising hints that the election isn’t going all the way for Teresa May, could Corbyn pull off the impossible and snatch victory from the jaws of defeat?

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Auditor-General Martin Matthews has now become a political lightening rod – Bill English has to sack him

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

If English doesn’t do something he looks weak, if he does do something now he at least cauterises the wound before Winston can barnstorm across the provinces with it.

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Alfred Ngaro never considered resigning for threatening social agencies who criticise National’s failed policies

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

The shallowness of National’s lies when they get caught being what we always suspect them of being are as craven as they are ugly.

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Well come on Judith – are you a crusher or a coward? Will you front for a cannabis debate or not?

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

…so come on then Judith, are you the great big bad Crusher or are you a Coward? Front the debate and argue your case as to why Cannabis should remain illegal.

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Paula Bennett’s call to tip is National’s new plan to subcontract out lifting wages without raising minimum wage

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

…so let’s get this fucking straight. Bennett wants to champion a system that is racist, sexist, ageist and xenophobic?

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So what Judith Collins is really saying is that she would have supported Apartheid

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

It doesn’t matter how unjust the law is, it doesn’t matter that it is needlessly locking up thousands and thousands of NZers in prison, it doesn’t matter if it gives the Police unreasonable search powers, it doesn’t matter that the law is a disgusting hypocrisy, all that matters is that it’s the law no matter how awful that law is.

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BREAKING: Sky News reporting 19 dead at Manchester Explosion

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Most Recent Blogs  /  34 Comments

UPDATE: 19 dead, 50 injured

UPDATE: Officials say it is a ‘terrorist’ investigation

UPDATE: Many hurt are young

UPDATE: CNN reporting investigators are looking at possibility of suicide bomber in Manchester explosion

UPDATE: 22 dead, 59 injured

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