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So what the Unemployment rate really says is we are all working harder and longer for less

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

There is little to cheer in these stats. We have a part time work force with a Precariat class who are at the whims of a brutal market while the wealthy plump up the medium wage.

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Dow Jones crashes 1175 points

By   /  February 6, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

The grim reality that the wealth creation built since the GFC in 2007/2008 is an illusion that can only survive on record low interest rates and insane Quantitate Easing is starting to sink in with the Dow Jones following up the 666 point loss on Friday with a horror 1175 point plunge today.

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Could Jacinda, Bill, Winston, James, Andrew, Amy & Chris please explain why the hell the NZ Police are using a human rights abuser for mass surveillance?

By   /  February 6, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

…now progressive politics has a majority on the Intelligence and Security Committee, can we have 5 answers to the 5 most pressing questions?

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Why Steven Joyce is about to be shot in the face

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

Joyce is the canary in the coal mine for any Leadership challenge.

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Waitangi Day 2018 – The joy of a leader who understands the Treaty, Māori will vote Jacinda forever & how Iwi Leaders have to acknowledge the political rise of Urban Māori

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

Jacinda’s desire to show Waitangi Day the respect it deserves with a 5 day tour visiting every Marae large and small alongside Ministers meekly lined up to do the BBQ cooking for Waitangi Breakfast is building a movement of aroha amongst Māori which will create a legacy relationship that is going to dominate Māori politics.

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Waitangi Day 2018 – How Te Reo posturing is becoming empty middle class wank

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

We should be thankful that Māori have been so generous in their forgiveness of this atrocity. Watch the fury of pakeha having to mow their berms to appreciate how one sided our preciousness of ownership is in this country.

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Winston does right thing – drops case against journalists, targets National Party scum

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

Winston has done the right thing by dropping his case against the Journalists involved in publicising leaks about his super overpayment.

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When Hooton is going public that means the National Party Leadership Coup is in full effect

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

Hoots has gone public in the NBR with his musings on the National Party Leadership Coup…

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Pike River re-entry, Royal inquiry into state abuse and Child Poverty legislation – this is what political leadership looks like

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

…this is what real political leadership looks like and while there are concerns and legitimate criticisms to be made on some of these issues and we should voice those concerns, it is still an incredible achievement in 100 days.

However.

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Why the latest political poll is not great news for the Left

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

Many were jumping with glee over the Newshub first poll of the year.
I think that joy is misplaced because the Poll is not great news for the Left.

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Trump’s fake State of the Union

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

There were two things that stood out for me during Trump’s State of the Union address.

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The list of cowards who voted against Chloe’s medical cannabis bill

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  64 Comments

So what Parliament is saying is that it’s okay to kill yourself if you are in pain, but it’s not ok to smoke a joint if you are in pain – what sort of a Circus Freak show of a Democracy is this? The double standards are sickening and outrageous!

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So how easy would it be for Kim Dotcom to successfully sue the NZ Government for $6.8billion? Horrifically easy!

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

Let’s see how many sleepy hobbits are laughing if Kim Dotcom wins at the Supreme Court.

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Inside the moves against Bill English

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  40 Comments

The rumour mill has been running hot all month about the moves against Bill English, it’s finally spilled out to Barry Soper so it’s as close to official as it’s going to get.

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Labour getting played by National over Child Poverty legislation

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

How many times does National need to spit directly into Jacinda’s face before someone realises that bi-partisianship simply makes the new Government look weak?

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Cyclone Fonterra to hit NZ

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

Severe drought followed by severe rain fall followed by severe temperatures followed by a Tropical cyclone? That’s so many extreme weather events all in a row for NZ, it’s like ‘something’ is changing the climate or God is hugging the Earth extra tight

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