The Act party wants electronic income checks for gang members to prevent them from spending any welfare money on alcohol, gambling or tobacco.
Reviews of similar schemes in Australia and New Zealand – where it applies only to young people – are split on how effective they are.
The policy is part of a raft of proposals Act is releasing today in its law and order policy document.
Thank Christ for that.
With all his defence of the individual against the state, freedom of speech and anti big brother over reach, David Seymour was starting to sound barely acceptable, thankfully the frustration of National stealing all ACTs attack lines has goaded ACT in reminding everyone what a pack of dead eyes fascists we always knew they were.
ACT are demanding an electronic Purity test that bypasses the rights of the individual for an online Big Brother who will punish the individual for private choice vices?
Who the fuck are they? The heel clicking nanny state who punishes like a self flagellating mother superior on meth?
That’s who ACT are becoming and appealing to is it?
The infantizisation of adults requiring the mass surveillance state staring over them like the lidless eye of a Puritan God scorching the individual in a sacrificial ceremony to civil rights all for the bloodlust of the lynch mob!
WHERE IS YOUR GOD NOW DAMIEN GRANT!
Thank the little baby Jesus that David’s intellectual decency has finally been pierced by the fang glinting little Nu Zilind stormtroopers who lurk under his List position.
To expand the power of the State so enormously over the individual, no matter how bad they are supposed to be for some red neck tough on crime virtue signal is a reminder of how hypercritical ACTs ideology is becoming as they roll in the mud with Judith for the most reactionary right wing votes.
Who else will ACT demand should face mass surveillance scrutiny from the Orwellian state they claim to champion against?
Goose stepping never looked so schizophrenic.
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