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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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Looking From London-Rodney Hide’s Vision For NZ
September 22, 2006 – 2:59 am EST |
Looking From London-Rodney Hide’s Vision For NZ

Speech to the Institute of Economic Affairs, London, Friday 22 September 2006. It’s a huge buzz, as a Kiwi, stepping off the plane in London – the land of Big Ben, Shakespeare and ‘mind the gap’. This is a journey that thousands of New Zealanders make – even though Heather Roy and I aren’t joining […]

Of Piss, Politics, Porn and Cold Moscow Nights
September 22, 2006 – 12:02 am EST |
Of Piss, Politics, Porn and Cold Moscow Nights

In some of my profiles of South African politician Essop Pahad you may have noticed that he some spent time training in Moscow at the Institute of Social Sciences. Also known as Lenin’s International School, or Lenin’s Institute of Higher Learning, this huge school in Leningradski Prospekt, trained thousands of foreign communists in Soviet techniques, […]

The SPA Connection
September 21, 2006 – 4:29 am EST |
The SPA Connection

With a pseudonym like “SecretTrevFan“, you know you’re dealing with a smart cookie. However STF lets him/herself down by doubting my contention that NZ’s “mainstream” communist party, the Socialist Party of Aotearoa, controls the National Distribution Union. As STF statesYour minor paranoia that an all powerful neo Stalinist SPA / SUP secret faction controls all […]

Rodney on Parliamentary Mud Slinging
September 20, 2006 – 4:26 pm EST |
Rodney on Parliamentary Mud Slinging

Rodney Hide’s take on why Parliament seems to be pre-occupied by personality politics at present. The basic problem is that we have a government that has run out of puff and doesn’t have the parliamentary support to do much. We have the major opposition party not wanting to debate policy. So what’s left?

"Redbaiter" on What National Needs to Do
September 20, 2006 – 4:15 pm EST |
"Redbaiter" on What National Needs to Do

“Redbaiter” wrote this comment on David Farrar’s Kiwi Blog last nigt, What do you think National’s strategy should be? “While winning elections is never simple, the path National has to follow is pretty easy to define. 1) Decide what it stands for. 2) Formulate policies that align with what it stands for. 3) Articulate those […]

Labour’s Disregard for Free Speech
September 20, 2006 – 6:53 am EST |
Labour’s Disregard for Free Speech

David Farrar at Kiwi Blog is rightly concerned at Labour’s apparent disregard for the principles of free speech. “…..on Radio NZ this morning Pete Hodgson supported a total ban on third parties being able to criticise political parties. This should be of great concern to people. In their hatred of the Brethren, Labour may end […]

Indian Maoists Armed By Radical Islam
September 20, 2006 – 12:18 am EST |
Indian Maoists Armed By Radical Islam

This is a year old, but is further proof of ties between Marxism-Leninism and redical Islam. From India Daily April 2005 Naxalites and Maoists in India are receiving very sophisticated arms from Bangladesh, Pakistan and other countries. These arms are sophisticated and these extremists have direct relationships with Al-Queda and similar terrorists organization. Government of […]

Daphna Whitmore, Burger Bar Bolshevik
September 19, 2006 – 11:36 pm EST |
Daphna Whitmore, Burger Bar Bolshevik

The communist UNITE union has welcomed a new organiser to its ranks. Daphna Whitmore has given up her job as a nurse in a union health centre to fight for the revolution in the burger bars and boutique hotels of Auckland. Daphna Whitmore is the Maoist’s Maoist. The niece of veteran communist, the late Ray […]

ACT Finding Facts
September 19, 2006 – 10:56 pm EST |
ACT Finding Facts

From xtramsn ACT MPs Rodney Hide and Heather Roy are travelling to Europe on a privately funded fact-finding mission next week. The duo plan to visit think-tanks in London, including the Institute of Economic Affairs and meet blogger Iain Dale, a centre-right commentator and author of The Little Red Book of New Labour Sleaze. They […]

My Boy the Fun Policeman
September 19, 2006 – 7:48 am EST |
My Boy the Fun Policeman

My little skirmish with my kid’s creche workers continues. I went to to pick the kids up today and chatted to one of the attendants while waiting for the heirs to get their gear. She said “J has been a very good boy today“ That sounded good and I pricked up my ears. “Yes” she […]

Proof You Don’t Have To Be Smart To Be a Judge (Or an "Expert")
September 19, 2006 – 2:52 am EST |
Proof You Don’t Have To Be Smart To Be a Judge (Or an "Expert")

From today’s Herald Hat Tip Lindsay Mitchell Parents should sit licence test, say experts A high-powered expert group has proposed a kind of “parents’ licence test” which all parents would have to sit to keep care of their children and to receive child-related welfare benefits. The proposed assessment, similar to a driver’s licence, would be […]

Clark and Goff Kowtow to Chinese Communist Leader
September 18, 2006 – 11:54 pm EST |
Clark and Goff Kowtow to Chinese Communist Leader

Great to see our political leaders kowtowing to one of China’s leading political/military figures From Stuff The Government has rolled out the red carpet for one of China’s top military leaders. The vice-chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission, General Xu Caihou, was one of the highest-ranking officials to visit New Zealand, Defence Minister Phil […]

Is WINZ Backing Industrial Action?
September 18, 2006 – 1:01 am EST |
Is WINZ Backing Industrial Action?

I couldn’t believe what I heard this morning on “Morning Report“ Kathryn Ryan was interviewing two “locked out” workers from Progressive Enterprises, asking them how it was going after being without wages for three weeks. One said that it wasn’t so bad now that they were getting benefits from WINZ. A little taken aback, Ryan […]

Cuba Takes "Third World" Leadership Role
September 17, 2006 – 11:39 pm EST |
Cuba Takes "Third World" Leadership Role

Cuba’s new leadership of the Non Aligned Movement is good news for socialists and bad news for the rest of us From the latest Green Left Weekly Socialist Cuba’s assumption of the presidency of the 118-member-nation NAM for a second time — the first was from 1979 to 1983 — offers the prospect of strengthening […]

The Adoption Option Needs to Be Promoted
September 17, 2006 – 5:10 am EST |
The Adoption Option Needs to Be Promoted

Sad news for prospective adoptive parents as Russia has just announced it would drop the curtain on independent inter-country adoptions. Child, Youth and Family temporarily suspended its family assessments for Russian adoptions yesterday in response, saying the process was now surrounded by uncertainty. Acting deputy chief executive Bernadine MacKenzie said Russia had signalled future adoptions […]

Ken Goes Caracas
September 17, 2006 – 4:44 am EST |
Ken Goes Caracas

Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez will do deals with anybody. As long as you’re a Marxist nutter, or support some form of terrorism, you’re in. Now he’s struck a deal with one of the planet’s looniest lefties, Mayor of London “Red Ken” Livingstone. From the Taipei Times The point at which Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez decided […]

Rodney Says the Naughty "P" Word
September 16, 2006 – 7:31 am EST |
Rodney Says the Naughty "P" Word

Rodney Hide wants to put “Privatisation” back on the agenda. Read all about it here.

T.O.S.A.S 5, Charles Nqakula
September 16, 2006 – 12:51 am EST |
T.O.S.A.S 5, Charles Nqakula

My fifth “Top Operatives of South African Socialism” profile focuses on South African Safety and Security Minister and South African Communist Party General Secretary, Charles Nqakula. Born in 1942, Nqakula first worked as a wine steward and later became a clerk in the Department of Bantu Education In 1966 he became a journalist, eventually becoming […]

Nqakula on Who Really Runs South Africa
September 16, 2006 – 12:21 am EST |
Nqakula on Who Really Runs South Africa

Here is a near admission, South African Communist Party leader, Charles Nqakula, that the SACP does indded run South Africa. SACP National Chairperson Charles Nqakula Opening Address SACP 11th Congress24th July 2002 “Governance – the SACP is not a ruling party in the strict sense of the word. Since the late 1920s, as an integral […]

Cuba Expands Influence Through NAM and UN
September 15, 2006 – 11:03 pm EST |
Cuba Expands Influence Through NAM and UN

Cuba is doing its part to build the anti-Western axis. From the Communist Party USA’s Peoples Weekly World The weeklong 14th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) opened here Sept. 11 with suspense over whether Cuban President Fidel Castro would be participating, given his continuing recovery from major surgery. Havana is receiving delegations from throughout […]

Five Books That Changed My Life
September 15, 2006 – 1:37 am EST |
Five Books That Changed My Life

Chris asked “is there one single book which has done more to shape your political or philosophical views than any other, if so, what is it?” Well Chris, that was probably “Atlas Shrugged“, but to portray a fuller picture of where I stand, politically and philosophically, I’ve made a list of five texts that have […]

Vote Falloon For Freedom!
September 14, 2006 – 5:15 am EST |
Vote Falloon For Freedom!

ACT on Campus vice President and Blogger, Andrew Falloon is standing for the Canterbury Uni Students Association exec. Best of luck Andrew.

Chavez to Save Cuban Socialism?
September 14, 2006 – 4:00 am EST |
Chavez to Save Cuban Socialism?

For many years US policy on Cuba seems to have been to wait for Fidel Castro to die, then push for democratic changes. Unfortunately, Venezuela’s Marxist President, Hugo Chavez may be set to wreck that strategy. From Chron.com CARACAS, Venezuela — One is a Cold War icon who has defied the United States for nearly […]

T.O.S.A.S. 4, Ronnie Kasrils
September 12, 2006 – 10:52 pm EST |
T.O.S.A.S. 4, Ronnie Kasrils

My fourth “Top Operatives of South African Socialism” focuses on ANC Minister of Intelligence, Ronnie Kasrils. Born in 1938 in Johannesburg, Ronnie Kasrils was the son Lithuanian immigrants. From 1957-58 Kasrils was a law clerk, but left to work as a film scriptwriter. In 1960 he moved to an advertising agency in Durban where he […]

Labour Corruption May Damage NZ’s Reputation
September 12, 2006 – 9:47 pm EST |
Labour Corruption May Damage NZ’s Reputation

Darnton vs Clark reports that Labour’s corruption risks damaging NZ’s international reputation. Global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International, publisher of the internationally regarded Corruption Perceptions Index, has warned Labour that New Zealand’s low corruption reputation is at risk if it doesn’t pay back the pledge card money and passes retrospective legislation to cover its wrongdoing. Labour […]

About Bloody Time, Too
September 12, 2006 – 1:45 am EST |
About Bloody Time, Too

I knew I’d finally get through to these buggers. From the Communist Party USA’s Peoples Weekly World U.S. intelligence head John Negroponte announced Aug. 18 the creation of a new Central Intelligence Agency mission to oversee intelligence operations in Venezuela and Cuba at the strategic level. J. Patrick Maher, a 32-year CIA veteran with supervisory […]

UN Promotes Disabled "Rights"-CPUSA Approves
September 12, 2006 – 12:56 am EST |
UN Promotes Disabled "Rights"-CPUSA Approves

From the Communist Party USA’s latest Peoples Weekly World The United Nations finalized a far-reaching treaty Aug. 25 to protect the rights of disabled people. This treaty, the first of its kind ever proposed by the UN, will be submitted to the General Assembly for adoption this month. New Zealander Don MacKay, chairperson of the […]

Chavez Working to Outflank the West
September 12, 2006 – 12:42 am EST |
Chavez Working to Outflank the West

Venezuela’s Marxist President Hugo Chavez, is a key player in the rapidly consolidating Marxist/Muslim anti Western axis. Chavez has several advantages that his hero Castro never had. He controls huge oil reserves and enjoys total access to the revenues. China is now rich enough to start throwing its weight around on the international stage. The […]

Pro Union Propaganda or Innocent Mistake?
September 11, 2006 – 1:05 am EST |
Pro Union Propaganda or Innocent Mistake?

Things are pretty desperate for the National Distribution Union in their long running battle with Progressive Enterprises. They need all the support they can get. Do they possibly have a wee sympathiser in the editorial room of the Christchurch Press? I quote from page 1 of this morning’s paper..”On Friday about 1500 hundred workers and […]

Rodney’s New Style, Does Not Go Unnoticed
September 10, 2006 – 11:38 pm EST |
Rodney’s New Style, Does Not Go Unnoticed

Rodney’s got a new look. He’s also got a new style. People are noticing. Stephen Franks credits Krystal Stuart. “I’m very grateful to that patient dance teacher, she did a very good job.” Krystal certainly deserves some of the credit, but its Rodney who’s doing the “hard yards”.