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Sometimes it’s an embarrassment to be a New Zealander

By   /  March 31, 2013  /  John Minto, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

We’d probably be better off as a country if the government closed the smelter and paid the current smelter workers their salaries for the rest of their lives. That’s how bad this corporate junkie is addicted to taxpayer subsidies. But instead of cutting the dependency cord the government is widening it with more taxpayer sustenance.

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Corporate Welfare under National

By   /  March 31, 2013  /  Frank Macskasy, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

Think: Warner Bros. Think: corporate blackmail to shift ‘The Hobbit’ overseas. Think: National not wanting to risk the wrath of Peter Jackson and a thoroughly manipulated Public Opinion. Think: National looking at the 2011 election. Think: panic amongst National ministers and back-room Party strategists.

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Corporate Welfare under National

By   /  March 31, 2013  /  Frank Macskasy  /  Comments Off on Corporate Welfare under National

Think: Warner Bros. Think: corporate blackmail to shift ‘The Hobbit’ overseas. Think: National not wanting to risk the wrath of Peter Jackson and a thoroughly manipulated Public Opinion. Think: National looking at the 2011 election. Think: panic amongst National ministers and back-room Party strategists.

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Don’t let NZ bureaucrats get away with political censorship

By   /  March 31, 2013  /  Keith Locke, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

There needs to be a strong public reaction every time New Zealand officials think they can act as censors for the Chinese government.

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Creepy Easter Bunnies 3

By   /  March 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  Comments Off on Creepy Easter Bunnies 3

Creepy Easter Bunnies 3

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Creepy Easter Bunnies 2

By   /  March 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  1 Comment

Creepy Easter Bunnies 2

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Creepy Easter Bunnies 1

By   /  March 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  1 Comment

Creepy Easter Bunnies 1

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