Cameron Slater has claimed that people within Labour have tried to kill him. Shortly after Slater made this astonishing claim, I received from an anonymous source a recording of a conversation between senior Labour Party members in which a plan to kill Slater is discussed.
Some talking points for my right-wing readers. If you are a Labour Party member or supporter, this post is definitely not for you.
The Crusades were a time of horror, violence and appalling intolerance towards people of different faiths, and would have made for some smashing TV if they’d had CNN back then. But our politicians can also learn from the events of the Crusades.
John Key has offended many with his joke about murderer Phillip Smith. So how does he explain his lapse?
A repost from 2013 in honour of last night’s New Zealand Law Awards. (I have no idea who won anything last night, but I’m sure you were all very worthy)
Read the full text of John Key’s speech on the Islamic State threat
A leading drainlayer is rubbishing claims that climate change is a serious threat to hundreds of millions of people and requires urgent action by the global community.
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A guest post from TV and radio current affairs host Mike Hosking
Some thoughts on the leadership contest, and a puzzling mystery at the end.
This Labour Day we heard the union movement yet again claiming credit for the eight hour working day. But if anything, the eight hour working day yet again demonstrates the triumph of the free market and the evil of collective bargaining.