The sheer scale of damage the mere birthing of this Government is going to cause Kiwis is remarkable as we dig deeper into the details.
Tobacco deaths for tax cuts: The argument as to why the new Hard Right Racist Government is allowing the Tobacco industry to kill more people is because we need the money for tax cuts???
What the actual?
Luxon hilariously went a step further by claiming if he stopped the Tobacco lobby from making money, there would be a rise in Dairy Ram Raids!
When you are an apologist for Tobacco, and your position is Tobacco deaths for Tax cuts, everything has gone wrong in terms of your values as a Government before you even begin!
8000 sacked public servants by Christmas: David Seymour was on Q+A with Jack Tame over the weekend boasting about cutting 8000 public servants before Christmas.
What sort of level of spite masquerading as social policy are you prepared to go when you are boasting about cutting jobs?
Poorest families lose $555m: As Bernard Hickey grimly notes…
The coalition agreement release on Friday conspicuously left out one of the most important elements of the ‘deal’ to retain National’s tax cuts. Christopher Luxon briefly mentioned it in the news conference, but a key element in National’s plan to keep funding the earlier tax cuts for landlords was to drop the plan to lift the abatement threshold for Working For Families recipients from $42,700 to $50,000 in 2026. That means they’ll pay $555 million extra in tax in the years to come through income tax clawbacks creating marginal tax rates of almost 50%.
…to take from the poorest so you can give to the richest is the very opposite of what a Government should ever do.
Just in the creation of this Government we see corporate vested interests and the rich dominating and crucifying the poor.
All this because the electorate hated Jacinda for collectively saving us from a mass death event!
God defend NZ, because the voters sure as Christ didn’t!
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