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Trumpwatch: The Art of Deflection

By   /  March 14, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  11 Comments

With the Cult of Hyper Individualism, “taking Personal Responsibility” is the corollary of the “Small State” and reduced government services. The Right demand Personal Responsibility from everyone. (So when an individual ‘fails’, the fault – and responsibility – must lie with him/her, rather than the State’s tilting the playing field toward the rich and the powerful.)

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The Mendacities of Mr English: the covert agenda of high immigration

By   /  March 5, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  50 Comments

Bill English was recently caught on-the-spot when challenged why National was permitting high immigration at a time when unemployment was still high, and rising.

Make no mistake, National has opened the floodgates of immigration because it is an easy way to artificially stimulate the economy. This was pointed out in May 2011, by then-Immigration Minister, Jonathan Coleman, who trumpeted the contribution made by immigration to economic growth;

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Congratulations Dr Smith!!

By   /  September 5, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  13 Comments

Who would have thought that after eight years in Opposition, Labour still wields such powerful influence? Who thought it possible to govern from the Opposition benches?

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