Post Tagged with: "John Key"

Politics

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away

So who saw that one coming? No-one. Big news.

by × December 6, 2016 × 0 comments

Politics, Rights

Erewhon: Where everyone is lazy and does drugs

Erewhon: Where everyone is lazy and does drugs

RadioNZ (sorry RNZ) has a remarkable story up about New Zealand’s high level of immigration, and how this high level of immigration is actually bringing in a lot of low-skilled workers

by × September 5, 2016 × 1 comment

News

This is the sort of casualness I like.

On casualness and ethics

A lot has been written on the Prime Minister and his pulling of Amanda’s hair. I’m not going to weigh in on that.

by × April 28, 2015 × 0 comments

Feminism, Politics, Rights

Yup, it’s creepy

Yup, it’s creepy

Ah, yes. It’s just a bit of fun. Mucking around. A friendly gesture. How many times have we heard these old chestnuts when some bloke has been somehow inappropriate?

by × April 22, 2015 × 1 comment

Politics

Politics makes me sick, again and again

Politics makes me sick, again and again

We’re doomed. Doomed to repeat the same bullshit over and over again.

by × April 22, 2015 × 0 comments

Politics

A very short post that continues my rage about the Feed the Kids Bill

A very short post that continues my rage about the Feed the Kids Bill

So like the huge political nerd I am, I did a bit of fishing.

by × March 25, 2015 × 1 comment

Politics

I'm just going to put my dick in this pipe and pretend it's New Zealand

Hubris

Hubris: excessive pride towards or defiance, leading to nemesis.

by × March 19, 2015 × 13 comments

Humour, News, Politics

Key: "I dunno"

John Key: I don’t even know what the GCSB is

By New New Zealand News correspondent Charles Harrison In a belligerent press conference, John Key has admitted he isn’t sure what the GCSB does.

by × March 6, 2015 × 1 comment

International

I racked my brains

I racked my brains

I do not know if it is the right decision to send New Zealand troops to Iraq, but I thought I would offer my thoughts on the decision making process.

by × February 24, 2015 × 1 comment

Humour, Politics

The time John Key invited me over for Christmas lunch with his family

The time John Key invited me over for Christmas lunch with his family

John and I had been hanging out a lot. In fact he’d been coming over to our house pretty regularly since he discovered I had an original Optimus Prime transformer. 

by × January 5, 2015 × 0 comments

Humour

Can you feel my satire?

Laughing my fucking ass off

*Possible trigger warnings* The latest outrage for us to express our outrage over and be outraged came in twos this week, when our Prime Minister made a joke about a paedophile and then RedFoo (from LMFAO) side-kicked in a song called “Literally I can’t“.

by × November 13, 2014 × 2 comments

Humour, Politics

The time John Key lied and said I threw an egg at an old man

The time John Key lied and said I threw an egg at an old man

It’s 3am and my children are safe and asleep. There’s a phone in my bedroom, on my bedside table in fact.

by × October 28, 2014 × 0 comments

Humour, Politics

The time I did cocaine with John Key

The time I did cocaine with John Key

This is the beginning of a new sporadic series in which I go out and have gonzo adventures with well known New Zealanders. If you have any suggestions for whom I could adventure with next, please let me know.

by × October 20, 2014 × 2 comments

Politics

Baby, baby, where did our love go?

Baby, baby, where did our love go?

So that was a pretty brutal massacre wasn’t it? There’s an awful lot of reflection happening around the country as the left wing comes to terms with just what the hell actually happened.

by × September 22, 2014 × 1 comment

Politics

You want details on my tax plan? What do I look like? A finance guy?

The difference between Labour and National on tax (a short post because I don’t understand tax)

So in the debate between Key and Cunliffe the other night, there was a palaver over a very minor point about whether or not Cunliffe knew whether homes that one inherited from a dead relative would be subject to a Capital Gains Tax.

by × September 8, 2014 × 4 comments

Politics

Conspiracy theory of the day

Conspiracy theory of the day

If you’ve read this blog you’ll know that I’m a fan of Judith Collins personally. As a person, she’s always been very kind to me. I disagree with her politically and I disagree with a lot of her actions but again, she’s been decent to me.

by × August 20, 2014 × 2 comments

Politics

Ruminator TV: secret National Party 2014 Campaign video

Ruminator TV: secret National Party 2014 Campaign video

In this exclusive leak we’ve been given National’s 2014 Election Video:

by × December 30, 2013 × 1 comment

Politics, Rights

It’s been a lot of fun: Why I’m worried about National

It’s been a lot of fun: Why I’m worried about National

“One option is the Government says: ‘Thanks very much, it’s been a lot of fun. If you don’t want to take the offer, that’s where it’s at‘.”

by × September 2, 2013 × 3 comments