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A perfect political budget

The Green party voted for a National budget.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce’s maiden budget wasn’t full of election bribes – although it was clearly an election-driven play.

There was additional pressure on Joyce for this one. He was fresh out of the gate, he had cash to splash and there are people in New Zealand currently living on the bones of their backside. …

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Don’t want Gay wedding cakes? ” No stadium for you!”

Having the wrong kind of opinions these days is a terrible sin. A famous tennis star who had a stadium named after her exercised her freedom of choice and declared that she would no longer be flying QANTAS because of their stance on Gay marriage.

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Unsuitable for politics, says Rodney Hide

Facebook via NZ Herald

You may have missed it but there was good news for Labour this week with their candidate Rohan Lord quitting the race for East Coast Bays.

No doubt Lord is talented and experienced but he well demonstrated he’s not for politics.

He quit because he was ranked 72 on Labour’s list. He put the boot in declaring there’s “no chance for white middle class men” in Labour.

He obviously overlooked Labour leader Andrew Little. And before him, David Cunliffe, David Shearer and Phil Goff. White middle class men have done very well in Labour in recent times.

Lord proved he’s not a team player. He quit because the team didn’t appreciate him enough and he kicked them on his way out. His ranking proved generous given his behaviour.

Labour is better off without him and Lord himself is better off out of it

The real problem is people like Lord make it into parliament care of the evil party list system.  This kind of petulance and self-importance drives a lot of these people.  Do you know who I am?   Read more »