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No Sects Please, We’re Libertarians

A recent comment posted on David Farrar’s Kiwiblog on “yours truly”. “Loudon is a rather strange character at times. Sometimes reasonable sometimes rabid. He says…

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Great News! Support for United Nations is Waning

The latest four yearly poll conducted jointly by the Council on Foreign Relations and the Pew Research Centre, has found American public support for the…

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"Terminator" Takes a Risk

California Governor, Arnold Scwharzenegger has risked losing conservative Republican support by appointing a leading Democrat activist as his chief of staff. The woman in question…

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What is "Political Correctness"?

I listened to a “debate” on Radio NZ this morning on “political correctness”. It was a typical, “balanced”, RNZ debate. Gay Keating of the Public…

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Rona Bailey, "High Priestess" of New Zealand Communism Part 3 (Final)

1981 was the Workers Communist League’s “finest hour”. The new organisation threw itself headlong into the campaign to prevent, halt or disrupt the tour by…

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Communist "Folkies" Bollocked Bob Dylan

Heard on Kim Hill this morning, a story about a communist conspiracy with a difference. Apparently when Bob Dylan toured the UK in 1966, he…

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Rodney on the Treaty of Waitangi

Rodney Hide has three great posts on the principles of the “Treaty of Waitangi”. He simplifies beautifully was has become a very confused and contentious…

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S.A.P. Number 1, John Freeman-Moir

My first Socialist Academic Profile is John Freeman-Moir, Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the University of Canterbury, Education Department. John Freeman-Moir has an MA from…

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Socialist Academic Profiles

The two main socialist nurseries in this country are the trade unions and the universties/teacher training colleges. Academic socialists, from the pale pink to the…

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Rona Bailey, "High Priestess" of New Zealand Communism Part 2

In 1963 the NZ Communist Party allied with China, while in 1966 a group of pro-Soviet communists, set up the rival Socialist Unity Party. Rona…

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Marxist MP Backs Sex Offender’s "Right" to Privacy

Marxist MP, Keith Locke has come out strongly against National MP Simon Power’s call for communities to be warned when sex offenders are paroled in…

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Mike and Gman Hit the Spot

Discovered two excellent posts today while surfing my blogroll. Mike Heine has an excellent piece “liberalism and the Labour Market” on the stupidity of minimum…

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What’s Stephen Franks Doing These Days?

What has former ACT MP and Justice spokesman, Stephen Franks, been up to lately? After a period of “spraying gorse, hunting, skiing with friends, and…

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Simon Power Gets it Right on Sex Offenders

Congratulations to National Party Law and order spokesman, Simon Power for standing up for citizens rights. Mr Power was responding to the Corrections Department admitting…

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Perigo Back on Air

I hear that libertarian “curmudgeon”, Lindsay Perigo is back on “Radio Live” for a short time. Apparently he is filling the 10am-2pm slot while Michael…

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