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Time to keep warm. How do you do it?

Labour living wage employer threatens employee over immigration?

Not much to go on but public comment has been made on Tamati (Labour candidate, living wage employer) threatening an employee over immigration status.

That they even do some of this in public is just… claaaaassy.

Want a reduced sentence? Blame your religion

Remember the Muslim migrant who had a ‘sexual emergency’ and raped a young boy at a public pool?

The migrant who raped a young boy in a swimming pool because he ‘had not had sex for four months’ has had his sentence reduced and will soon be free.

The Senate of the Supreme Court of Austria has ruled that the sentence of 20-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker, known only as Amir A, will be reduced from seven to four years after he raped a ten-year-old boy who suffered horrific injuries as a result.

…Senate president Thomas Philipp said: ‘Four years are appropriate here.’

Amir A’s lawyers had sought a retrial after successfully arguing that the original trial had not done enough to discover if he knew for certain that his victim was saying no.

The appeal had shocked legal experts because as a 10-year-old minor, the victim could never have given his consent to sex.


Useful Infidels tell us that Islam is a religion of peace and a feminist religion and that it is not responsible for the crimes committed in the West by Muslims yet they are quite happy for the Islamic culture and religion to be used as an excuse to reduce criminal Muslims’ sentences. The ‘sexual emergency’ rapist is only one of countless Muslim criminals who have successfully used their religion and culture as an excuse for their crimes in the West.

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Brian Fallow: the better than nothing Budget

Steven Joyce has hardly thrown fiscal caution to the winds.

It would have been intolerable for the Government to crow about how well the economy is doing and project ever fatter surpluses and falling debt to GDP ratios while doing nothing about the pressure on the finances of lower- and middle-income families.

Both the increases to the income tax thresholds and the changes to Working for Families tax credits are overdue.

The income tax scale was last adjusted in 2010. So we have had seven years of fiscal drag or bracket creep, where as income rises more and more of it will be in the taxpayer’s marginal tax bracket, delivering a slow but relentless increase in the average tax paid on every dollar earned.

To be fair, the government has only just returned to running a surplus.  It did have to pay for some expensive unforeseen events, like earthquakes.    Read more »

We all know a guy like this

It really sucks dealing with a person who takes no personal responsibility for their own actions and who blames everyone else for the consequences of their actions. We all have known a person like that at some time in our lives. It is always someone else’s fault and sometimes they will go to great lengths to hold someone else responsible for their actions.

While we have been away from home fighting a battle in the High Court both our children have been flatting together for the very first time in their lives. I got a phone call from our daughter the other night who told me that our son while at work had banged into young man who got away with murder when they both went to school with him.

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Mental Health Break