June 11, 2018 – 11:33 pm EST |

Part 9 here. It is almost certain that without the intervention of Steve Phillips and the help of his old communist networks across Alabama, Doug Jones would not be a US Senator today. President Trump would have one more vote in the Senate and the Republic would be at least slightly less imperiled. San Francisco […]

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Marxist Advocates Breaking Law. Is This Sedition?
June 7, 2006 – 2:01 am EST |
Marxist Advocates Breaking Law. Is This Sedition?

Here’s Grant Morgan, Auckland based leader of Socialist Worker and the Worker’s Charter Movement. He’s writing on the British about the left’s view of NZ industrial relations. Seem’s like he’s advocating breaking the law to me. “Slap workers in the face and call it a helping hand. That’s the strategy behind the “work probation” bill […]

Reds Taking Over Green Party?
June 6, 2006 – 3:11 am EST |
Reds Taking Over Green Party?

In choosing Russel Norman as their new male co-leader, over Nandor Tanczos, the Green Party has sent a clear signal that socialism, not environmentalism is top of their agenda. The Green Party is now dominated by socialists, several of whom have links with Australia’s largest Marxist-Leninist group, the (now Democratic Socialist Perspective) or local Marxist […]

Towards a Latin American Socialist Fortress?
June 5, 2006 – 5:15 am EST |
Towards a Latin American Socialist Fortress?

From the Communist Party of Australia’s Guardian 31.05.06 The leaders of the governments of Argentina, Venezuela and Brazil have met to plan one of the most ambitious and important gas pipelines to bring a new energy source to a number of countries on the continent of Latin America. The project will bring gas supplies from […]

Communists Continue to Dominate in Cyprus
June 5, 2006 – 5:07 am EST |
Communists Continue to Dominate in Cyprus

From the Communist Party of Australia’s Guardian 31.05.06 Cyprus’ communist party, AKEL, retained its position as the leading party, with the highest vote in the May 2006 parliamentary elections. AKEL polled 31.16% of the total votes and won 18 seats in the 56-member House of Representatives, down two from 20 in the previous parliament. The […]

How Does Rodney Do It?
June 5, 2006 – 4:13 am EST |
How Does Rodney Do It?

Like most people I was shocked last week when one of the best dancers on “Dancing With the Stars”, David Whikaira-Paul, was voted off and Rodney (who had far from his best night) survived. This week it was better. Rodney danced a creditable Samba and a good Viennese Waltz. Technically Angela Bloomfield was superior, but […]

Heather’s Out, Rodney Dances On
June 4, 2006 – 12:46 am EST |
Heather’s Out, Rodney Dances On

Heather Roy has completed her Basic and Corps training with the Territorial Army at Waiouru. She has been invited to Christchurch ASAP to tell us all about her experiences at our next ACT fund raising dinner. Email me if you’d like to come. You don’t have to be a member. Meanwhile, Rodney and Krystal are […]

How Would Norman Kirk Get On Today?
June 3, 2006 – 8:39 am EST |
How Would Norman Kirk Get On Today?

Chris Trotter says that the Labour caucus is a talent free zone. Trotter contends that the Labour selection system is set up to favour those who win patronage from one of the three powerful sector groups – the affiliated trade unions, the Women’s Council, and the gay and lesbian dominated Rainbow Council. David Farrar looks […]

Aunty Barbara
June 3, 2006 – 8:21 am EST |
Aunty Barbara

My great Aunty Barbara lives in a rest home in Timaru. She was married to Uncle Reg for 69 years. He died in 2001. Aunty Barbara turned 100 last weekend. She got a visit from Aunty Helen and presumably a telegram? TXT MSSG? from the Queen. Recently she also got a visit from an evangelical […]

Chavez, Gadhafi and Castro Plan to "Help" Africa
June 2, 2006 – 8:06 am EST |
Chavez, Gadhafi and Castro Plan to "Help" Africa

From the Communist Party of Australia’s Guardian 31.5.06 Venezuela and Libya will offer free medical aid and discounted oil to developing countries in Africa, Libyan Foreign Minister Abdel Rahman Shalqam said on May 18. “The leaders of Libya and Venezuela discussed the formation of a team from both countries, in addition to Cuba, to support […]

Stephen Franks on Our Sick Justice System
June 2, 2006 – 12:38 am EST |
Stephen Franks on Our Sick Justice System

Temporary ACT non MP, Stephen Franks is that rarest of beasts-a no bullshit lawyer. Here is an excerpt from his guest column in the latest Heather Roy’s Diary. “So why did I read enough to know the details of these cases? I guess I’m a bit sensitive at the moment. I’ve been wondering how I’d […]

Me and Maia Like Kathryn Ryan
June 1, 2006 – 11:24 pm EST |
Me and Maia Like Kathryn Ryan

Is anyone else as impressed with Nine to Noon’s, Kathryn Ryan as I am? Her interview with Rod Deane this morning was excellent. Her voice is great, her questions are probing and intelligent and she lets her interviewees have their say. Kathryn Ryan says she has no political bias and judging from what I’ve heard, […]

Portugese Communists Support Fretilin
June 1, 2006 – 8:03 am EST |
Portugese Communists Support Fretilin

From the Communist Party of Australia’s Guardian 31.5.06 One of the four nations invited by the Australian Government to send military assistance to East Timor is Portugal. The Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) after agreeing that the Portuguese Government should accept the invitation insists that the sovereignty and democratic institutions of East Timor be respected and […]

Dave Henderson’s Tax Battle to be Filmed.
May 12, 2006 – 11:50 pm EST |
Dave Henderson’s Tax Battle to be Filmed.

Auckland film director, John Barnett (Whale Rider, Jubilee, What Becomes of the Broken Hearted, End of the Golden Weather, Sione’s Wedding) has a new project. His next film will be the story of Christchurch businessman, Dave Henderson’s legendary, four year scrap with the IRD. According to this morning’s Press, Barnett bought the film rights to […]

Vote Rodney and Krystal, Support St John
May 12, 2006 – 3:34 am EST |
Vote Rodney and Krystal, Support St John

Remember, voting is open until Sunday and you can vote as often as you like. Votes are 99c each. Rodney and Krystal’s charity is St John. Support a great charity and help keep Rodney losing weight. Rodney was too round to Rumba, now he’s trim enough to Tango and fit to Foxtrot.

Infidel Castro?
May 11, 2006 – 7:24 am EST |
Infidel Castro?

From Adnkronosinternational Tehran, 22 Nov. (AKI) – Iran’s religious authorities in the holy Shiite city of Qom have officially invited Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, to convert to Islam, according to Hojatolislam Mohammad Reza Hakimi, quoted by Iran’s Farda news agency. “I met Castro together with the Iranian foreign minister, Saiid Salili, and gave him […]

Repeat After Me.. Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat tax…
May 11, 2006 – 12:45 am EST |
Repeat After Me.. Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat Tax…Flat tax…

From ACT News. Great to hear Rodney back on the tax message. If ACT was writing this year’s budget, it would include moves towards a flat tax and a Taxpayer Bill of Rights. A low, flat tax would boost productivity and growth, as well as benefiting Kiwi workers, businesses and communities. A Taxpayer Bill of […]

W.A.Y.N.C.R? Number 7, Carl Gordon
May 11, 2006 – 12:37 am EST |
W.A.Y.N.C.R? Number 7, Carl Gordon

My seventh, Where Are You Now Campus Radical? profile is of Carl Gordon. Gordon was very active in student politics at Waikato in the mid ’70s. He was Waikato Students Union, International Affairs officer, President and in 1975, Vice President. He was also a bit of a Maoist supporter, a member of the Hamilton “The […]

Greens Rip You Off $13 Million for Environmental Indoctrination.
May 10, 2006 – 11:21 pm EST |
Greens Rip You Off $13 Million for Environmental Indoctrination.

From today’s Frogblog Metiria today announced $13 million of Government funding for environmental education in schools – a budget initiative secured through the Green Party’s co-operation agreement with Labour. It’s really exciting news; today’s children, after all, will be the lawmakers when the proverbial really hits the fan on climate change, peak oil, and environmental […]

Did Muslim Votes Secure Victory for Italian Left?
May 10, 2006 – 2:07 am EST |
Did Muslim Votes Secure Victory for Italian Left?

From Jihadwatch, further proof of links between Islam and the revolutionary left. As the left won the Italian election by the slimmest of margins, did the call for Muslims to vote Communist, tip the balance? Rome, 5 April The secretary general of Italy’s largest Muslim organisation, the Union of Islamic communities in Italy has called […]

Centrebet on "Dancing With the Stars"
May 8, 2006 – 11:53 pm EST |
Centrebet on "Dancing With the Stars"

Aussie bookmaker Centrebet has worked out it’s odds on winning “Dancing With the Stars” Hot favourite is Beatrice Faumuina paying $3 to win. Second is David Wikaira-Paul on $3.25 Third is Angela Bloomfield on $4.50 Fourth is Danyon Loader on $10 Our Rodney comes in at fifth on $11 Sixth is Christine Rankin on $15 […]

Hugo Chavez, President for Life?
May 8, 2006 – 11:40 am EST |
Hugo Chavez, President for Life?

Like Castro, Mao, Pol Pot, Stalin, Lenin and Trotsky, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has a fan club of admiring Kiwi supporters. He’s a democrat they say. He’s not like the other commies. This guy’s committed to socialism and freedom. Well power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Hugo Chavez is well on the way to […]

ACT on Campus President Slates Drug Prohibition
May 7, 2006 – 11:36 pm EST |
ACT on Campus President Slates Drug Prohibition

AOC President, Helen Simpson, has blogged on the foolishness drug prohibition. Although I’m not too concerned with ‘celebrating cannabis culture’, I’m a strong believer in individual freedom- that is, the freedom of individuals to do as they please as long as no one else is harmed in the process. That also means taking personal responsibility […]

Are the Chavistas Funding UNITE?
May 7, 2006 – 9:42 am EST |
Are the Chavistas Funding UNITE?

A week ago, David Farrar quoted UNITE Union leader, Matt McCarten. Our union, Unite, has sent three of our leading organisers to wealthier parts of the world to raise money from other trade unions for our upcoming campaign to win a union employment agreement for McDonald’s workersNow I think I might know where one of […]

Didn’t Rodney and Krystal Do Well Then?
May 7, 2006 – 9:41 am EST |
Didn’t Rodney and Krystal Do Well Then?

Well I watched Rodney on “Dancing With the Stars” last night and I thought he was bloody good. I was a bit disappointed in his score (I thought he deserved to be in the middle of the pack, not last), but then I’m biased. Rodney came across very well and his humour, warm nature and […]

Good Luck for Tonight, Rodney and Krystal!
May 6, 2006 – 11:08 pm EST |
Good Luck for Tonight, Rodney and Krystal!

From Rodney’s Blog Dancing is so different to politics. There’s no talking. There’s no spin, no bullshit, no ducking responsbility. You just dance. You either do it well. Or you do it poorly.

"Polynesian Panther" History Soon to be Launched
May 6, 2006 – 10:37 pm EST |
"Polynesian Panther" History Soon to be Launched

With the help of $5,000 of your money from Creative NZ, Reeds are set to publish on June 9th a history of the Polynesian Panther Movement. A ’70s and ’80s phenononon, the Panthers were directly modelled on their US counterparts, the Black Panthers, right down to the berets, shades, slogans and moustaches. CEdited by “Panther” […]

30,000 Hits
May 6, 2006 – 8:17 am EST |
30,000 Hits

Just ticked over 30,000 hits. Thanks for all your support. Andrew Falloon, you’re next.

"Compliment" From a Worthy Opponent
May 6, 2006 – 7:39 am EST |
"Compliment" From a Worthy Opponent

Maia at Capitalism Bad, Tree Pretty has done me the honour of linking to my Blog. I don’t actually think she means it as a compliment though. “ Trevor Loudon is the vice-president of ACT. He also spends his time demonstrating that Jim Anderton is a communist. If he had any power, he’d be scary, […]

"National Question" Part 3, Some Maori Friends and Members of the Communist Party
May 5, 2006 – 11:15 pm EST |
"National Question" Part 3, Some Maori Friends and Members of the Communist Party

From the 1930s, the Communist Party of New Zealand (in line with their 1936 resolutions) and constant prompting by Moscow, tried to recruit Maori and infiltrate them into positions of influence in Maori organisations. Party General Secretary, Leo Sim (grandfather of well known libertarian, Lindsay Perigo)told the 1935 Comintern Congress that “Maori are very sympathetic […]

The European Union, A New Soviet in the Making?
May 5, 2006 – 1:35 am EST |
The European Union, A New Soviet in the Making?

A few days ago Andrew Falloon wrote about the expanding powers of the European Union Some of you may be aware of the European-wide police force, Europol. Today I was having a read through a (2002) submission by the Benelux states (Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) on a proposal for a permanent unit of magistrates. […]