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While the Left fiddles, the Right beats their war-drum

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  15 Comments

While the Left has been fiddling about with much gnashing of teeth and tears of concern over the right of two Canadian neo-fascists to speak at an Auckland City council venue – National’s focus has been laser-like at regaining power in 2020.

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Questions the media need to ask the Police about the death of Alo Ngata in custody

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Let me be clear.

I am not criticising the Police response to the tasering of Alo Ngata in Beresford street.

There are enough independent witnesses from neighbours who all universally agree Police used the required force to stop him.

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Waikato couple losing farm highlights how NZ Police & Politicians accidentally built the meth crisis

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

…when the Police changed laws to lower the evidential threshold from beyond reasonable doubt to balance of probabilities when pursuing assets from the proceeds of crime, they inadvertently changed the entire economic structure of the black economy in NZ.

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It’s official, the Sensible Sentencing Trust are a racist lynch mob – welcome to our casual KKK

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

With just one press release, the Sensible Sentencing Trust have managed to go from the screaming lynch mob of muddle Nu Zilind to the racist screaming lynch mob of muddle Nu Zilind.

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And now NZ Prisons are torturing prisoners – again, and their response? “Meh”

By   /  March 2, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

Corrections know that the lynch mob mentality of an easily led electorate manipulated by media and politicians will always have a thirst for suffering with punishment. Corrections know that society doesn’t give a fuck about prisoner rights. Corrections know the public are too stupid, angry and fearful about crime to rationally understand that abusing these prisoners only creates more damaged people entering society.

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MEDIAWATCH: These are the people Labour want to ‘smash’

By   /  January 29, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

Last time in power, Labour helped build the prison nation we are faced with now, it would be pointless fighting an election to simply replace one tough on crime pack of clowns with another tough on crime pack of clowns.

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What is really feeding the blackmarket in tobacco?

By   /  September 7, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

One of the big factors in the rise of the blackmarket in tobacco and more robberies targeting tobacco is the banning of it in prison.

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Why National are to blame for violent Dairy robberies

By   /  September 1, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

Our migrant communities who staff our local Dairy’s have become a shock absorber for National’s welfare reforms.

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Was Malcolm Rewa a Police Informant?

By   /  August 15, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

The horror that the NZ Police may have protected a serial rapist because he was an informant is such an alarming allegation that it demands an immediate and independent inquiry.

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#FreeScottWatson

By   /  August 11, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  4 Comments

Admittedly, there is nothing so obvious and egregious to the Watson case that has yet come out as the planted bullet which did in Arthur Allan Thomas – but even taking a cursory run-through of the case and judgements against Watson, it would be exceedingly hard to argue that his conviction is in any way “safe”.

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If your defence of rape requires “like any red-blooded male would”, perhaps you need a new lawyer

By   /  August 2, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

The terrible case of a young cricketeer allegedly raping a young woman is as depressing as the defence the lawyers has tried to use today.

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I can smell the Uranium from here – the obscenity of ACC owning private prison just got worse

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

…laugh it up NZers, you’ve allowed a corrupt private corporation with appalling human rights to make money out of incarceration along with Government Departments and that corrupt corporation also make money out of nuclear weapons.

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GUEST BLOG: Roger Brooking – What does Tony Robertson have in common with Graeme Burton, William Bell & the Beast of Blenheim?

By   /  May 22, 2016  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Robertson was in prison for eight years and had a grand total of seven counselling sessions. Seven sessions in eight years. That doesn’t add up either, does it?

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What To Do About The Escalating Spate Of Shopkeeper Standovers…?

By   /  May 3, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  30 Comments

There’s something seriously disconcerting going on out there in the Auckland community at the moment. For several months now, barely a week has passed without a story about some lowlife thugs violently doing over a convenience store, liquor shop or dairy, frequently injuring staff in the process.

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Monday will begin the final question of who the Prominent NZer is who has been charged with serious offences

By   /  April 2, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  62 Comments

…the manner in which this Prominent NZer has been protected post the allegations first surfacing is as sickening as the charges laid.

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Monday will begin the final question of how much NZers are prepared to love John Key endlessly

By   /  April 2, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  24 Comments

Details around what is happening on Monday are shrouded in secrecy, but once those details become public people will demand answers from Key that he won’t be able to squirm away from this time.

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