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SPECIAL REPORT: David Seymour – A Valid ‘Hit’ and a Colossal ‘Miss’

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

For lone ACT MP, David Seymour, November has been a “mixed bag”.  The leader of a near-non-existent Party scored this month – though only one was a try/goal/bowled-out. The other was a foul/offside/no-ball that all but negated his previous success.

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Observations on the 2017 Election campaign thus far… (toru)

By   /  September 4, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  10 Comments

The leaking  of Winston Peter’s superannuation over-payment is well known. Also known is that Ministers Paula Bennett and Anne Tolley were briefed by Ministry of Social Development and State Services Commission, respectively, on Peters’ private details regarding the over-payment before it was leaked to the media and made public knowledge.

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Observations on the 2017 Election campaign thus far… (tahi)

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  23 Comments

So many little occurrences and huge events have transpired over the last couple of months, to brand this as one of the most intriguing (and tumultuous) of election campaigns in my life. Only the 1984  and the 2014 General Elections rank as memorable. In all three, there were two threads weaving through the campaigns;

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The Labour interns – ACT exposes hypocrisy!

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  16 Comments

A few days ago, headlines appeared supposedly “exposing  a rort” by the NZ Labour Party to exploit American interns for electoral campaigning purposes;

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Foot in Mouth award – Former ACT MP exposes flaw in free-market system

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

Most folk won’t remember who Ken Shirley was, prior to his current ‘gig’ as CEO of the Road Transport Forum (RTF), representing road transport interests since July 2010.

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The Charter Schools Soap Opera

By   /  October 12, 2014  /  Dianne Khan, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

So, young ACT Party rookie MP, David Seymour, is now the Parliamentary Undersecretary responsible for the further development of charter schools.

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It’s official: ACT’s Jamie Whyte is several-sandwiches-and-a-salad short of a picnic

By   /  September 13, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Full. Moon. Barking. Mad.

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