Taking a wrong turn down Memory Lane

John Key has spoken of the thing he remembers most about Green Party co-leader Dr Russel Norman: Key said his enduring memory … was seeing him “just about get shot” by Chinese protection agents after trying to wrap a Tibetan flag around the then Vice-Premier of China. This reminds me that I have some enduring memories…

PM vows to work on his lying

John Key Picture taken when he was at the height of his lying powers John Key is promising to work on his lying, after a series of scandals rocked his government. Mr Key continues to be asked by journalists how much he knew about the illegal spying activities of the GCSB, and about the police…

John Key forgets he is the PM

There was confusion during the Prime Minister’s post-Cabinet press briefing today, after John Key appeared to forget that he was in government. Mr Key took aim at Labour during the press briefing, blaming that party for the dire state of the economy.He rubbished Labour’s economic credibility, and said that Labour could no longer be trusted…

John Key’s Reshuffle Analysed

Prime Minister John Key today announced a reshuffle of his Cabinet, as well as a number of changes in the organisation of some government ministries. The changes will come into effect on 31 January.The biggest winner is Dr Nick Smith. He returns to Cabinet after his fall from grace last year, and is appointed as…

Right Thinking: Fight The Facts

Hard-hitting conservative columnist Dr Frank Shizenhausen returns after a long break People have been jumping all over Garth McVicar, head of the Sensible Sentencing Trust, after he claimed in a select committee submission that gay marriage would lead to more crime. It’s shocking the way a good man like McVicar can’t even make an argument entirely devoid of evidence,…

Falling Over

When you’re a busy person, sometimes you don’t get time to reflect upon the decisions you make. It’s even worse if you’re the prime minister of a country. Everything you do has major consequences, but you’re swamped with work so you hardly ever get a chance to consider the broader implications of your actions.It’s only…

Hacker Accesses PM’s Brain

Security experts were being rushed to the ninth floor of the Beehive this morning, after a malicious hacker accessed the Prime Minister’s brain. Experts began to suspect a breach of security, after large amounts of data stored in John Key’s brain disappeared.It is believed that a hacker gained access to the Prime Minister and used the…

Next Week’s Q&A

Shane Taurima again interviews John Key Shane: Prime Minister John Key joins us now.  Prime Minister, you’ve taken a lot of heat over your decision to stick with John Banks, and now another of your ministers, Gerry Brownlee, is in trouble. John: Actually, it’s important to put these things into perspective. Gerry’s been working in a…