Saturday, January 5, 2008
Well, let the Tories of New Zealand congregate in the middle of the road and get run over if they are not taking care. I predicted a long time ago they would declare all out war on real New Zealand and New Zealanders. Once the results of the last election became obvious, they have continued their dirty little war. In certain places and during times in the past,fascistly inclined people were strung up or shoved against a wall and shot!. Many of these Tories are not real Kiwis, just ratbags who happened to be born here. They don't wish to share NZ with us lesser types who may 'use up too much' of our resources. They want an unfair share and advantage.
Many of them were born into privilege or had the opportunity to attend private schools and university and not concern themselves too much with earning a living. The majority of us have to,or have had to over decades. Eight years of a Labour led government has supported an increased health system and educational opportunities in New Zealand. Unemployment figures have beeen slashed during the last few years. Those on benefits and on lower wages have been greatly supported, and special assistance given to families through the Working for Families scheme. So much was achieved in the very first term with income related rents for state house tenants and the creation of Kiwi Bank to help those further down the queue. The Superannuation Fund and Kiwisaver are longer term benefits to New Zealand and New Zealanders. Tax reduction and changes to the tax system itself were always going to be achieved this year as the economy improved.
The government's weakness has been its lack of self promotion, and lack of self discipline among its ministers - we have had the best and strongest prime minister since Peter Fraser. Both Peter Fraser and Helen Clark have had to deal with dangerous fascists. The fight is not yet over!
The so-called social engineering claims by the Tories are all hot air, smoke and mirrors, and the proverbial load of codswallop. Each policy and piece of legislation can stand on its own individually and be credited for its humanitarianism. Minorities are entitled to the same rights and protection as those of the majority. Many have been based on health and safety if one wishes to debate the matter. It doesn't really matter if there may well have been other ways to achieve the same results - that was the route decided to achieve these outcomes for our minority groups. By and large the major churches supported the results of these humanitarian campaigns.
Fundamentalist religious minorities such as the Exclusive Brethren who tried in vain to "buy" the last election with million dollar support of the fascistly inclined, came out and condemned the minority rights legislation. They claim to be Christians, but Jesus Christ himself would have physically ejected these hypocrites and child-beaters from the temples. They will be the ones to burn in hell- to proverbially burn in hell here on earth!