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10 reasons why there will be a Labour-NZ First-Green Government and why it will take a month

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury  /  No Comments

I’ve communicated briefly with Jacinda, I’ve spoken to some of the leading members of Labour’s negotiating team and I can assure you all, any suggestion Labour are just going to roll over and allow NZ First to go to National without a fight is utterly wrong.

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The difference between what Jacinda and Bill can give Winston

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  21 Comments

Jacinda can offer Winston legacy, Bill can offer him baubles. What Winston chooses will become his political epitaph.   

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People calling for National to be the Government because they got most Party vote don’t understand MMP

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  59 Comments

It doesn’t matter that you got the largest Party vote, what matters is if you can get 51% in Parliament, if you can’t do that, then you can’t pass legislation.

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Election 2017 Winners, losers & biggest issues

By   /  September 24, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  72 Comments

In 2014, NZers shrugged over dirty politics & mass surveillance lies & voted in National to protect their speculative property bubble wealth, so as a progressive, to be where we are with Labour + Greens + NZ First being the majority, that’s a major victory.

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How to negotiate a Labour-Green-NZ First Government

By   /  September 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  58 Comments

Negotiating a Government requires extreme skill and the way you start will be the way you run.

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How did Paula Bennett get your phone number?

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

Seeing as Paula Bennett has a history of abusing her position to get personal information of beneficiaries and making them public, how did she get people’s phone numbers to text them?

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MSD Staff use fake names to hide from scrutiny for their cruel policy

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

The very first thing the Labour Party needs to do is push for mass sackings within the Public Service so that these sadists can be flushed out of the system. Yes the policy is abusive but this is a toxic culture problem as well.

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Oh so there was Kauri being dug at location of oil pipeline leak

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

After original claims that Kauri poachers were involved in damaging Auckland’s oil line as ‘fake news’ MPI have admitted that there were Kauri poachers in the area…

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Finally someone is actually investigating National and their Chinese connections

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

The National Government are as dependent on their Chinese friends as the entire economy now has become.

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Government hides DHB Debt in outrageous move

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

National have done everything to hide how underfunded our health system has become, and look at this tactic…

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Malnutrition rates double in NZ – what does that say about us as a people?

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

Our neoliberal cultural mythology states that if you succeed you do so as an individual so all your success is your own, likewise if you fail that’s all your fault as well.

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Why I am voting National for the first time in my life

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

Somehow, my modest wee Mt Eden rental has ended up in the electorate of Epsom, and as much as I detest National, I can not articulate my animosity towards fucking ACT.

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BREAKING: LAST TV3 POLL – Nat 45.8% Lab 37.3% Green 7.1% NZF 7.1%

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

This is going to be so close it may well be decided by smaller parties like Maori Party and MANA.

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Latest UMR Poll: National 43 Labour 38 NZF 8 Green 7 TOP 2.7

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

The last internal Labour Party UMR Poll has been leaked and it shows once again that Labour + Green + NZF can form a Government.

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The ridiculous spin of the latest TV One Poll

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  37 Comments

Vote today! Take a friend and vote tomorrow! Get the family together and vote on Saturday! Do not allow National’s fear campaign on tax and their bare faced fucking lies rob us of the hope of a better way for our Government to treat the weakest and most vulnerable amongst us!

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Why the Auckland oil pipeline rupturing is the perfect symbolism of 9 years under National

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  34 Comments

The story of how Kauri poachers damaged the only oil line into Auckland sums up the last 9 years of the National Government so perfectly and has dropped it hot into the lap of the voting public days before the impact of Auckland running dry of petrol will arrive with the election.

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