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Simon burns his Teal Coalition Bridges

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

So with National’s antipathy to taking the crucial, hard steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, what was National’s reasoning to entice the Green Party into a coalition deal (or at least a confidence and supply arrangement)? The answer came from Bluegreens co-chairman, Geoff Thompson. Thompson was unequivocally clear in his stated intention to using his front-organisation as a way for National to return to power;

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The Mendacities of Mr Key # 17: The sale of Kiwibank eight years in the planning?

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  17 Comments

National Makes Good on 2008 Threat to Sell Kiwibank

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National’s moving goalposts on climate change targets

By   /  July 18, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  41 Comments

It took them four years to do it, but with some cunning public manipulation (and outright lies) – National achieved it’s real agenda,

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The Mendacities of Mr Key # 13: Kiwisaver – another broken promise

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  4 Comments

National must now cut every form of expenditure it thinks it can get away with, if it is to escape the prospect of another Budget deficit next year.

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