July 16, 2018 – 11:30 pm EST |

The Rainbow Conspiracy Part 12 here. Electing Ben Jealous would be a disaster for Maryland and for the country. He is a far-left socialist, backed by out-and-out Marxists at every level of his campaign. The Republican Party needs to get serious about exposing Jealous, his stealth socialist financial angel Steve Phillips and the army of […]

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ACT’s 10th Anniversary
October 12, 2006 – 10:42 pm EST |
ACT’s 10th Anniversary

ACT celebrated ten years in Parliament last night with a dinner at Romford’s Tamaki Yacht Club, Auckland. From Rodney Hide’s speech, “A Bold New Start“ Tonight we celebrate ten years of the liberal flame burning in New Zealand’s Parliament. Commentators said we weren’t going to make it in 1996, and once we got to Parliament, […]

What The Parties Owe
October 12, 2006 – 2:20 am EST |
What The Parties Owe

This is how much the Auditor General says each political party owes Parliamentary Services for incorrect election spending. Hat Tip David Farrar ACT $17,889 Green $80,939 Labour $767,963 Maori $48 National $11,305 NZF $150,446 Progressive $- United $63,882 Total $1,092,472 Every political party but Labour must be wondering what they could have achieved with nearly […]

Regulation-the Real Cause of High House Prices
October 12, 2006 – 2:08 am EST |
Regulation-the Real Cause of High House Prices

Owen McShane tells us the REAL reasons why house prices are so high. It seems socialist governments have been regulating the market to ensure that the poor are priced out of the market while the rich make huge capital gains on their property. Typical socialists-impoverishing those they profess to champion. Hat Tip Not PC The […]

50,000 Hits!
October 11, 2006 – 11:37 pm EST |
50,000 Hits!

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FNK 2, Stuart Vogel
October 11, 2006 – 10:12 pm EST |
FNK 2, Stuart Vogel

My second “Friends of North Korea” profile looks at Presbyterian Minister, Stuart Vogel. Like many senior churchmen, Vogel’s youthful Christianity was tainted with a hint of Marxism. In 1975, Vogel co-wrote with well known, Marxist-Leninist, Mike Gourley an article for “Canta” entitled “God Speaks out Against Oppressors” in which he claimed that “Christ is the […]

FNK 1, Tim Beal
October 10, 2006 – 11:08 pm EST |
FNK 1, Tim Beal

My first “Friend of North Korea“, profile looks at Victoria University Senior Lecturer, Tim Beal. According to his website, After completing an MA(Hons) in modern Chinese studies at the University of Edinburgh, Tim Beal went on to do a Diploma in Business Administration followed by a PhD on China’s terms of trade. He subsequently studied […]

Friends of North Korea
October 10, 2006 – 10:26 pm EST |
Friends of North Korea

North Korea being is back in the news over probable nuclear testing. Traditionally NZ has had little to do with the “Hermit Kingdom” since we sent troops to defend South Korea from a northern invasion in the early ’50s. This country only established diplomatic relations with North Korea in March 2001. However for many years […]

Don’t Miss This Guy
October 10, 2006 – 1:15 am EST |
Don’t Miss This Guy

Dr Anthony Daniel’s (pen name Theodore Dalrymple), is in NZ as the guest of the “Cradle to the Grave” coalition. Dr Daniels has worked in the British prison system and seen first hand the degradation caused by the welfare state. He is one of the welfare state’s harshest and most eloquent critics and an enthusiastic […]

Red Nick-The Revolution Starts This Saturday
October 9, 2006 – 1:13 am EST |
Red Nick-The Revolution Starts This Saturday

Victoria University Students Association President, Nick Kelly has been defeated in his attempt at a second term, by a Labour man and he’s not happy. Here are excerpts from Nicks latest Presidential column in Salient Hat Tip David Farrar Year seven into this Labour-led government, fees are the highest they have ever been, less students […]

How The South African Communists Maintain Covert Control
October 9, 2006 – 12:14 am EST |
How The South African Communists Maintain Covert Control

Jeremy Cronin is a South African member of Parliament and a member of the ruling ANC’s National Executive Committee. He is also Deputy General Secretary of the South African Communist Party and edotor of the SACP’s publications, Umsabenzi and the South African Communist. Cronin joined the underground Communist Party as a student in the early […]

Beyond Left and Right?
October 8, 2006 – 1:47 am EST |
Beyond Left and Right?

This article has already created a bit of a stir on David Farrar’s Kiwi Blog From today’s Sunday Star Times Act leader Rodney Hide says the right-wing party would go into coalition with Labour if it supported significant tax cuts. Act, whose more natural bedfellow is National, is being repositioned by Hide as he attempts […]

NCEA, A Pupil’s Perspective
October 6, 2006 – 7:34 am EST |
NCEA, A Pupil’s Perspective

Jack Edmonds, a 16 year old High School pupil from Wellington, wrote this very astute piece on NCEA, for Heather Roy’s Diary. Jack exposes NCEA for the gigantic and cruel fraud that it is. “The introduction of NCEA – the National Certificate of Educational Achievement – was marked by debate, protest and confusion. Having actually […]

Lula/Communist Alliance to Rule Brazil?
October 5, 2006 – 10:25 pm EST |
Lula/Communist Alliance to Rule Brazil?

Brazil’s Marxist President “Lula“, in alliance with the Communist Party, looks likely to win the presidential election run-off scheduled for October 29th. From the Communist Party USA’s People’s Weekly World, October 7th. President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the 60-year-old former factory worker and labor union leader, on Oct. 1 narrowly fell short of the […]

Web of Treason 3, "Paddy" Costello
October 5, 2006 – 4:15 am EST |
Web of Treason 3, "Paddy" Costello

Another probable Soviet spy to cross Alister McIntosh’s path was Desmond Patrick (Paddy) Costello. Born in Auckland in 1912 and educated at Auckland Grammar and Auckland University, Costello won a scholarship which took him to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1931.A brilliant linguist, Costello eventually gained a first-class degree in the classical tripos. At Cambridge, Costello […]

Did Several Prominent Kiwis Work for Soviet Cause?
October 4, 2006 – 10:56 pm EST |
Did Several Prominent Kiwis Work for Soviet Cause?

From the NZ Herald By Kit Bennetts, former SIS officer involved in the surveillance of William Ball Sutch. In the early days of Operation Kitbag, the obvious questions that were on all of our minds were: “If Sutch is meeting clandestinely with the Russians, which he is, what is he giving them and where is […]

Mike Moore Gets it Mainly Right
October 4, 2006 – 10:55 pm EST |
Mike Moore Gets it Mainly Right

Former Prime Minister, Mike Moore, disapproves of the Exclusive Brethren lifestyle.However to his credit he defends their right to free speech and has grave concerns over Labour’s threats against the church. From the NZ Herald Hat Tip David Farrar, Kiwi Blog Even Enemies Have Rights Because, from a liberal perspective, it’s hard to defend people […]

John Howard Lashes Left
October 4, 2006 – 10:40 pm EST |
John Howard Lashes Left

From the Sydney Morning Herald Hat Tip Andrei, Sir Humphries The Prime Minister, John Howard, has revived the culture war with a strong attack on Australia’s left-wing intelligentsia… In a speech last night for the 50th anniversary of the conservative magazine Quadrant, Mr Howard hailed its record of countering “stultifying orthodoxies and dangerous utopias that […]

Union Leaders and Marxists Meet in Auckland
October 3, 2006 – 10:53 pm EST |
Union Leaders and Marxists Meet in Auckland

Matt McCarten, John Minto and Socialist Worker are hosting a “Workers Charter” meeting this Saturday in Auckland. The Workers Charter Movement is the embryo of a new left wing political party, modelled on the successful British “Respect” coalition and the less successful Australian . It is also a co-ordinating body for militant union trade union […]

Web of Treason 2, Ian Milner…Traitor?
October 3, 2006 – 1:07 am EST |
Web of Treason 2, Ian Milner…Traitor?

Another Institute of Pacific Relations activist in Wellington and associate of Sutch and McIntosh, was was Ian Milner. Born in 1911, Milner was the son of Frank Milner, longtime rector of Waitaki Boys High School. Milner senior was an early IPR activist, but firmly on the British Imperialist wing. Frank Milner was in close contact […]

T.O.S.A.S. 8, Sydney Mufamadi
October 2, 2006 – 11:49 pm EST |
T.O.S.A.S. 8, Sydney Mufamadi

My eighth “Top Operatives of South African Socialism” profile looks at South African Minister of Provincial and Local Government, Sydney Mufamadi. Fholisani Sydney Mufamadi was born in 1959 in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg. He grew up in Gauteng and Venda. In 1976 during the spread of the spread of Soweto Uprising,throughout South Africa, Mufamadi joined the […]

One Step Backwards, Two Steps Forwards?
October 2, 2006 – 10:51 pm EST |
One Step Backwards, Two Steps Forwards?

Nick Kelly of the Marxist-Leninist, Workers Party has lost the Victoria University Students Association presidency race to Young Labour exec member, Geoff Hayward, by 313 votes to 472. The other Workers Party member in the election, Joel Cosgrove has handily beaten No Confidence by 629 to 419 votes to secure next year’s Education vice-presidency. Joel […]

Stephen Franks on the Sutch Verdict
October 2, 2006 – 8:19 pm EST |
Stephen Franks on the Sutch Verdict

Lawyer and former ACT MP, Stephen Franks, posted this interesting insight on the Sutch verdict on David Farrar’s Kiwi Blog yesterday. “Was Sutch Guilty? I have no doubt that Dr Sutch’s defense lawyer at the trial, Michael Bungay, believed his client was guilty. Bungay was a flamboyant man who loved company. He needed to share […]

Web of Treason 1, Sutch and McIntosh
October 2, 2006 – 1:58 am EST |
Web of Treason 1, Sutch and McIntosh

Since the “fall” of the Soviet Union in 1991 Western historians and researchers have had some access to Soviet intelligence files. Coupled with released information from Western Intelligence Services and the sackfuls of data smuggled out of Russia by KGB Archivist Vasili Mitrokhin, a comprehensive picture of Soviet espionage and subversion has emerged. It has […]

Sutch and the Web of Treason
October 2, 2006 – 1:16 am EST |
Sutch and the Web of Treason

A new book by former Security Intelligence Service officer, Kit Bennetts has re-ignited the controversy about NZ’s biggest espionage scandal, the 1974 trial of former head of the Trade and Industry Department, William Ball Sutch. There are few that doubt Sutch was innocent of passing information, to the KGB, but many have sought to minimise […]

W.A.Y.N.C.R? Number 15 , Daphne Lawless
October 1, 2006 – 12:49 am EST |
W.A.Y.N.C.R? Number 15 , Daphne Lawless

My latest, “Where Are You Now Campus Radical?” profile looks at Daphne Lawless. Lawless studied literature at Victoria University in the early 00s. She was secretary of the Vic branch of UNIQ (the campus based radical gay group) in ’00/01. Her leftist political activity began in 1989 when as a 15 year old she joined […]

Why Chris Trotter Just Doesn’t Get It
September 30, 2006 – 4:19 am EST |
Why Chris Trotter Just Doesn’t Get It

I like Chris Trotter. I know he’s a commie, but he’s a smart cookie, very perceptive and clearly makes an effort to understand his opposition. I also remember an emotional piece he wrote on the birth of his daughter. It’s hard to dislike a guy who can wear his heart on his sleeve like that. […]

Fun-demental
September 30, 2006 – 4:04 am EST |
Fun-demental

While we’re on the subject of fundamentalist Christian sects; Question What goes Clip Clop Clip Clop Clip Clop Bang Bang Clip Clop Clip Clop? Answer An Amish driveby shooting.

Bob the Builder Bats for Brethren
September 29, 2006 – 5:06 am EST |
Bob the Builder Bats for Brethren

Tauranga National MP, Bob “the Builder” Clarkson says what he thinks of the Exclusive Brethren. “Mr Clarkson, who took the Tauranga seat from Winston Peters, said he didn’t ask people their religion and didn’t care what it was. He did know that he had done business with sect members over the past 10 years, and […]

T.O.S.A.S. 7 Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi
September 29, 2006 – 1:39 am EST |
T.O.S.A.S. 7 Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi

My seventh “Top Operatives of South African Socialism” profile looks at South African Minister of Public Service and Administration, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi. Fraser-Moleketi was born in 1960 and grew up in Capetown, in a family of union activists. She started teacher training, but in her second year, 1980, she left for Zimbabwe to join the ANC’s […]

Chavez Sets the World Right
September 27, 2006 – 11:54 pm EST |
Chavez Sets the World Right

I haven’t commented on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’ recent speech to the United Nations yet. I think this article from the Communist Party of Australia’s Guardian 27.9.06 sums it up nicely. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has addressed the United Nations in a speech which must warm the heart of every anti-imperialist in the world and […]