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Obama & Biden: Any excuse to not move on

Obama’s favourite puppet, Joe Biden, has said that he and the former President decided to break their silence about President Trump’s performance after what happened in Charlottesville a year ago.  Biden stated:

“We have leaders who at the time when that occurred, when these guys were accompanied by white supremacists and Ku Klux Klan ... making a comparison saying there are good people in both groups…What has become of us? Our children are listening. Our silence is complicity . . .

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The 1912 Option

On 6 July 1912, the Liberal Party had been governing New Zealand for a staggering 21 years. In the general election of the previous year it had lost its majority, but remained in office with the support of a handful of independents. By July of 1912, however, the Opposition Reform Party’s aggressive leader, Bill Massey, had lured away enough government supporters to carry a Vote of No Confidence on the Floor of the House of Representatives. The Liberal Government of Thomas Mackenzie fell 8 votes short of a majority, and Bill Massey’s Reform Party took its place on . . .

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Casual remarks about Trump’s assassination now commonplace

When did it become fair game to make allusions and wisecracks about the assassination of a much loved president?

Since nihilism became mainstream culture via the politics of the Left, that’s when.

Yesterday, the famous Broadway actress and female dinosaur, Carole Cook, said during an interview . . .

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Kevin07 and Jacinderella: How political fairy stories go bung

[...] A few sour goblins in the press begin to mutter that the fairy queen is spending too much time on fatuous displays of wish-granting, and not enough on the boring tedium of governing. The pots of gold are vanishing at an alarming rate. The hard-working gnomes in business begin to lose confidence . . .

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And isn’t it a long way down?

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The Deep State resistance is real

Lest anyone think that President Trump and his supporters have been relying on empty conspiracy theories about the deep-state Resistance, we now have a full admission of someone who is serving in the Whitehouse for the very purpose of undermining the President and his agenda.

In a fairly unprecedented move, the New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by a treacherous coward, who says:

“This isn’t the work of the so-called deep state. It’s the work of the steady state….That is why many Trump appointees have vowed to do what we can to preserve . . .

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The perils and pay-offs of moral absolutism

Small actions all-too-often bring large consequences. Golriz Ghahraman, for example, annoyed at having been publicly corrected on Twitter, responded by blocking the corrector. The perp, an Australian expert in immigration law named Simon Jeans, was flabbergasted. All he had done was challenge Ghahraman’s assertion that there are no absolute human rights. The right not to be tortured, he pointed out, was absolute. International law recognises absolutely no circumstances in which the torture of a human-being may be considered lawful . . .

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McCain’s brand of patriotism is questionable

As (most of) America mourns and eulogises over the death of Senator John McCain and his great patriotic services to the country, services which started under Lyndon Johnson during the Vietnam War and continued into the current Trump presidency, I feel that a few alternative facts are in order.

Twice McCain tried to run for the office of President and failed.  Once in 2000 as he competed to be an alternative to George W Bush, and then again in 2008 with Sarah Palin as his running mate, trying in vain to defeat the inevitability of Barack Obama . . .

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In praise of our resilient democracy

[...] Australia’s Westminster democracy is remarkably resilient. For nearly a decade, Australia has endured revolving-door prime ministers, hung parliaments, and minority governments. Rivers of political blood and ink have flowed from the chambers of government and the press gallery . . .

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Scott Morrison, who the bloody hell are you?

New Australian prime minister Scott Morrison is a relatively unknown quantity in New Zealand: but he knows New Zealand very well.

Not only was his grandmother a Cantabrian, but Morrison was recruited to be the inaugural director of the New Zealand Office of Tourism and Sport, where he oversaw the creation of the “100% Pure New Zealand” campaign. Naturally, the job also meant that Morrison formed a close working relationship with Murray McCully, but try not to hold that against him.

So, who the bloody hell is Scott Morrison . . .

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