Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Cameron Slater in political cannibalisation of a Tory candidate...

Dirty Politics: the attack on National MP Brent Robinson

One of the episodes described by Nicky Hager in his book is a dirty campaign by Cameron Slater against one of the National Party contenders for the Rodney seat, Brent Robinson.

First an interview with Mr. Robinson on Radio NZ confirming the story, and then an article on the subject with leaked emails

Failed Nat urges party to weed out rogue elements.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Friday, August 22, 2014

Labour will scrap secondary tax,,,

The Labour Party is promising to scrap the secondary tax  if elected, instead allowing people to pay the correct amount of tax as they earn it.
Labour leader David Cunliffe made the announcement while campaigning at the Otara Market in Manukau this morning.
David Cunliffe at Otara Market in Manukau this morning.
David Cunliffe at Otara Market in Manukau this morning.
Photo: RNZ/Craig McCulloch
Secondary tax is paid by those who have more than one job.
Its rate is usually higher than the primary source of income but it often results in a refund at the end of the financial year.
Mr Cunliffe said by abolishing secondary tax it will make it much easier for those in casual work or who have more than one job.
He said even though there is a theoretical wash up at the end of the financial year, the current system is cumbersome and people often pay too much tax in the short ter

Corruption unlimited...

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Monday, August 18, 2014

The Picture of Dorian Key...

Taking Cam for a walk...

Goodbye John key and National...

Bringing in an old dog like Jim Bolger to defend the National government in its time of need..

A former National Party logo
A former National Party logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger mid ...
English: Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger mid press conference at the release of Kiwirail, where the crown is paying over $600 million to Toll Holdings to buy back all the tracks, assets and debts. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
God Almighty!! The National Party is really running scared to have to get 79 year old Jim Bolger away from his bowling club to speak up for the National Government's alleged economic success, and a blatant attack against Kim Dotcom. Treasury has also been instructed to put out an economic report allegedly to counteract the Hagar book, 'Dirty Politics'. Quite frankly he is out of touch with the current political and economic situation. He then went a tirade against David Cunliffe and overtly praised the treaty settlements process. I wonder how much this cost the National Party in its election campaign; people like Jim Bolger don't do things for nothing, especially when you consider that Jenny Shipley stabbed him in the proverbial back after a palace coup?