Who is Killing America? Find Out by Pre-ordering Trevor Loudon’s “The Enemies Within” 2015-2017 Edition
December 17, 2014 – 12:45 am EST | No Comment

Who is killing America? Why is the world’s greatest nation struggling? The economic recovery is a sham. “Obamacare” is wrecking the world’s greatest healthcare system. The world’s greatest military is being gutted. The southern border is being erased with “amnesty’ being granted to millions of illegal aliens, while millions of Americans are unemployed or “underemployed.” The US […]

Read the full story »
Three New Urewera Arrestees Named
February 19, 2008 – 9:30 am EST | 12 Comments
Three New Urewera Arrestees Named

From the Radio New Zealand News website Three men have appeared in court in Tauranga and Whakatane as part of the police investigation into alleged firearms offences in the Bay of Plenty. One of the men, (name now suppressed), 24, of Ruatoki, was granted bail by a judge in Whakatane on Tuesday and has had […]

New Zeal’s Obama Exposes Getting US Coverage
February 19, 2008 – 7:57 am EST | 2 Comments
New Zeal’s Obama Exposes Getting US Coverage

Prominent US website, Accuracy in Media has just posted an article entitled Obama’s Communist Mentor The article draws from my exposes of Barack Obama, particualrly this piece I wrote in March 2007, on Obama’s youthful mentor and Communist, Frank Marshall Davis. Already the article has been reproduced on several blogs accross the USA. I particularly […]

"Urewera 17" Rises to 20…And Counting
February 19, 2008 – 6:46 am EST | No Comment
"Urewera 17" Rises to 20…And Counting

The police have arrested three more people in connection with the October 15 2007 anti terror raids. There are possibly more arrests to come. From Indymedia Another three people have been arrested as part of the police repression of the Tino Rangatiratanga movement. Two men aged 44 and 46 from Maketu are due to appear […]

2003 CID NGO Travel Fund Analysed
February 18, 2008 – 10:29 am EST | 9 Comments
2003 CID NGO Travel Fund Analysed

As promised, I am going to analyse the Council for International Development NGO Travel Fund from 2003 to 2007. I am particularly looking for grants to socialist/anarchist activists and coonections to leftist groups or causes. Readers are welcome to point out anything I might miss. This is your money we are talking about, after all. […]

NZAID’s Funding of Radical Organisations To Be Investigated
February 18, 2008 – 8:23 am EST | No Comment
NZAID’s Funding of Radical Organisations To Be Investigated

While New Zealand’s government overseas aid agency, NZAID is clearly struggling, its projected taxpayer funding is rising fast. NZAID’s programme budget rises from $359 million in the last financial year to $429 million this year. By 2010-11 the aid budget will reach $601 million, or 0.35 of GNI (gross national income). Leaving aside the ethics […]

NZAID Needs Help
February 18, 2008 – 8:05 am EST | No Comment
NZAID Needs Help

Must read Wellington blogger The Hive is well aware of the problems within New Zealand’s government aid agency-NZAID. From Queen Bee Audrey Young has a good article on the problems at NZAID in today’s NZ Herald. Amongst other things Young reports that : MPs on a parliamentary select committee are urging the Government to temporarily […]

Thomas Sowell on Left Wing Fascism-Is There Any Other Kind?
February 18, 2008 – 12:20 am EST | 5 Comments
Thomas Sowell on Left Wing Fascism-Is There Any Other Kind?

A review of Jonah Goldberg’s “Liberal Fascism“, from Hoover Institute Fellow Thomas Sowell. From Townhall Those who put a high value on words may recoil at the title of Jonah Goldberg’s new book, “Liberal Fascism.” As a result, they may refuse to read it, which will be their loss — and a major loss. Those […]

SST Bashes Chinese Fascists, NZ Socialists
February 17, 2008 – 9:08 am EST | 3 Comments
SST Bashes Chinese Fascists, NZ Socialists

A great editorial from the Sunday Star/Times The Chinese Olympics are an attempt by an odious political regime to buy global respectability. They are as political as Hitler’s Games in 1936. So it is splendid that the propaganda campaign is now coming unstuck. Steven Spielberg’s resignation as artistic adviser for the opening ceremony and Mia […]

Obama’s Socialist Links Finally Hit US Blogosphere
February 16, 2008 – 11:52 am EST | 17 Comments
Obama’s Socialist Links Finally Hit US Blogosphere

The story of Barack Obama’s ties to the Marxist Democratic Socialists of America has finally broken in the US blogosphere-thanks to this Accuracy In Media report. A few US Blogs and websites have also picked up some of my posts on the subject including this one and this one and this one. Wait until they […]

Take That, Sue Bradford
February 16, 2008 – 9:11 am EST | One Comment
Take That, Sue Bradford

Congratulations to the organisers. Green Party MP Sue Bradford’s anti-smacking Bill is in for one hell of a caning. From Stuff Organisers of a petition to force an election-day referendum on anti-smacking laws say they are just 5000 signatures short of their target. They have until the end of this month to reach 300,000 and […]

Communist Corpse Refuses to Rot
February 15, 2008 – 6:15 pm EST | No Comment
Communist Corpse Refuses to Rot

This is symbolic on several levels. From Novosti MOSCOW, February 15 – The embalmed corpse of ex-Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin could remain on view in his tomb on Red Square for another 100 years, if no decision to remove it is taken, one of its curators said on Friday. One of the experts who cares […]

Alleged Plot to Assassinate Philippines President
February 15, 2008 – 4:21 am EST | No Comment
Alleged Plot to Assassinate Philippines President

From the International Herald-Tribune Security officials on Thursday reported uncovering plots to kill President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and bomb foreign embassies, just as opposition leaders were calling for more protests urging the unpopular Philippines leader to resign. Brig. Gen. Romeo Prestoza, head of the Presidential Security Group, said the al-Qaida-linked Abu Sayyaf group and its […]

At Last, A Plausible 9/11 "Conspiracy Theory"
February 15, 2008 – 3:41 am EST | 4 Comments
At Last, A Plausible 9/11 "Conspiracy Theory"

US intelligence writer Kenneth R. Timmerman has come up with a plausible 9/11″conspiracy theory.” No greedy landlords, CIA inside jobs, mini nukes, Mossad agents, missing passengers or bogus aeroplanes. Straight forward and simple. The Iranians played a key role in the world’s worst terrorist incident. From an interview in FrontPageMagazine.com February 14, 2008 FP: Thank […]

Wellington Anarchists to Defend "Urewera 17"
February 14, 2008 – 11:54 pm EST | 3 Comments
Wellington Anarchists to Defend "Urewera 17"

The far left is planning a campaign in defence of the “Urewera 17“. From Indymedia October 15th solidarity – Poneke – campaign meeting Kia ora You are invited to a campaign strategy and planning meeting on Tuesday evening, February 19th at 7pm at Thistle Hall, top of Cuba Street in Wellington. The meeting will continue […]

Green MP’s "School" Teaches Activists How to "Control Stories" About "Urewera 17"
February 14, 2008 – 8:16 am EST | 10 Comments
Green MP’s "School" Teaches Activists How to "Control Stories" About "Urewera 17"

Here’s an interesting piece from the latest Global Peace & Justice Auckland newsletter. Friday Feb 15 to Sun Feb 17, Kotare near Wellsford STORY TELLING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE SUMMER SCHOOL co-hosted by Auckland WEA and Kotare Trust; Feb 15 – 17 at Kotare, near Wellsford. Ruth Greenaway will lead a number of sessions – Ruth […]

Don Clarke Fails to Adequately Explain Taxpayer Funded Travel to Zapatista Event
February 14, 2008 – 7:24 am EST | 2 Comments
Don Clarke Fails to Adequately Explain Taxpayer Funded Travel to Zapatista Event

In this post I questioned director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s NZAID Global Group, Don Clarke on some of his agency’s spending. I note that the organisation that you were once the executive director of (1990/94) of and still work closely with, the Council for International Development recieves NZAID money. According to […]

Russia Woos India
February 13, 2008 – 8:18 pm EST | One Comment
Russia Woos India

In the battle between the East and what’s left of the West, India is pivotal. The East appears to be winning. From Cuba’s Prensa Latina New Delhi, Feb 13 Russian Prime Minister Viktor A. Zubkov’s visit to India has contributed to dissipating misunderstandings and boosting bilateral relations, which New Delhi described as special and strategic. […]

Bolsheviks Back Barack
February 13, 2008 – 9:37 am EST | No Comment
Bolsheviks Back Barack

Barack Obama’s Houston campaign office. From Frontpage magazine

New Zeal at Lucky 13
February 12, 2008 – 9:40 am EST | 2 Comments
New Zeal at Lucky 13

According to Tim Selwyn and the Tumeke crew, New Zeal is the 13th ranked political blog in New Zealand. #13 [15] New Zeal : www.newzeal.blogspot.com05/2005+ “Promoting liberty”Trevor Loudon : Right – Act/Libertarian : Christchurchnz5,054 * 1,340,013 : c.260 + 57 + 41 + 20 = 378 [317] I was 15th last month.

Marxists To Stand in 2008 Election
February 11, 2008 – 5:36 pm EST | 10 Comments
Marxists To Stand in 2008 Election

From Indymedia From May 30 to June 1, Workers Party (New Zealand) will be holding its 6th annual educational conference, Marxism 2008, in Auckland. The conference will be particularly important this year because, for the first time, the Workers Party will be registering to stand in the national general election on the party list. This […]

NATO’s Trojan Herd
February 11, 2008 – 9:31 am EST | No Comment
NATO’s Trojan Herd

US commentator Jeff Nyquist on the Sandor Laborc affair Consider the breaking story about the new chairman of NATO’s intelligence committee, Sandor Laborc. As a Communist Hungarian intelligence officer he spent six years training with the KGB. He also has close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. We all know that Russia complained bitterly about […]

Cuban Ambassador Mingles With Local Marxists
February 10, 2008 – 6:13 pm EST | 7 Comments
Cuban Ambassador Mingles With Local Marxists

While most ambassadors to New Zealand spend their thime addressing Rotary and the NZ Institute of International Affairs, Castro’s local representative mingles with the Marxists. Last week comrade Robaina was up in Auckland at Matt McCarten’s UNITE HQ meeting the Auckland far left. From the Global Peace & Justice Auckland newsletter. Wednesday, 6 February, 11am, […]

Ant-Israel Far Left, Protests in Auckland
February 9, 2008 – 8:35 pm EST | 23 Comments
Ant-Israel Far Left, Protests in Auckland

The Auckland far left was on the streets yesterday protesting against Israel’s partial blockade of the Gaza strip. There were no calls to end rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza-the reason for the blockade. From Joe Carolan’s Anticapitaliste “Gaza needs food not bombs!” echoed through the streets of Auckland as 30 people joined a lively […]

Whale Oil On the "People Power" Case
February 9, 2008 – 8:02 pm EST | No Comment
Whale Oil On the "People Power" Case

A shadowy group (or lone fruitcake) called “people power” has been lobbing bricks through Labour/Green Party electorate office windows. This criminal behaviour is allegedly in protest at Labour’s free speech suppressing Electoral Finance Act. Some on the left have blamed National Party supporters and the “right” for the attacks. Blogger Whale Oil has been doing […]

Forward Socialist Youth -to Belarus 2009!
February 9, 2008 – 7:04 pm EST | No Comment
Forward Socialist Youth -to Belarus 2009!

The old Soviet front, the World Federation of Democratic Youth is alive and well. Since the late ’40s WFDY has organised triennial or quadrennial festivals for socialist youth. From the CPUSA’s Peoples Weekly World The General Council of the World Federation of Democratic Youth decided last weekend that Belarus would host the World Festival of […]

Hone Harawira and "Thoughts of Violence"
February 9, 2008 – 4:04 am EST | 3 Comments
Hone Harawira and "Thoughts of Violence"

From Tinorangatiratanga TV via indigenous/anarchist blog Whenua,Fenua,Enua,Vanua Maori Party MP Hone Harawira among friends at the Parihaka Peace Festival. “Racism“, “injustice“, “stolen land“-its all there. Harawira explicitly says “to hell with” setting aside “thoughts of violence“. What would happen if any other Member of Parliament spoke like this?

An "Urewera 17" Arrestee Speaks Out
February 9, 2008 – 2:38 am EST | 12 Comments
An "Urewera 17" Arrestee Speaks Out

This is timely. One of the “Urewera 17“, Emily Bailey has just posted an article on Indymedia. Why Reject the Treaty? A Maori-Pakeha Viewpoint She describes herself as a “film-maker, writer, gardener, aunty and an environmental and social activist from Wellington. She is now living on bail in Taranaki, awaiting trial after the recent state […]

Lest We Forget-How Extreme Some Maori Activists Actually Are
February 8, 2008 – 7:39 pm EST | 12 Comments
Lest We Forget-How Extreme Some Maori Activists Actually Are

My anonymous anarchist buddy Mr G took me to task on this thread; Trevor can you actually point to a reference to any TR (Tino Rangatiratanga) activists saying they want to expel all Non maori from NZ, or are you jsut making stuff up again? I’ve posted this before, but here’s a wee gem from […]

Lindsay Perigo Speaks Truth on Waitangi Day
February 8, 2008 – 6:13 pm EST | 6 Comments
Lindsay Perigo Speaks Truth on Waitangi Day

Because of this post, I found this press release from Libertarianz founder and S.O.L.O. activist Lindsay Perigo. Vintage Lindsay. I agree with every word(except for the unjustified criticism of ACT, that is). *SOLO-NZ Press Release: Most Sickening Waitangi Day Ever; February 7, 2008 Yesterday’s Waitangi Day celebrations, acclaimed by the media as the most peaceful […]

US Sees Russia, China, OPEC Financial Threat
February 8, 2008 – 7:09 am EST | No Comment
US Sees Russia, China, OPEC Financial Threat

Will the West’s enemies exploit a possible US recession for political advantage? Are the Kennedys gunshy? From Reuters WASHINGTON- The United States is worried that Russia, China and OPEC oil-producing countries could use their growing financial clout to advance political goals, the top U.S. spy chief told Congress on Tuesday. Such economic matters joined terrorism, […]