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    ‘A Small Victory for Common Sense’

    Press release: ACT Party “The Finance and Expenditure Committee’s interim report on the Arms Legislation Bill is a small victory for common sense”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. “While ACT continues to oppose the bill, the fact that the committee is...

    Word of the day

    The word for today is... coruscate (verb) - 1. To give forth flashes of light; sparkle and glitter.2. To exhibit sparkling virtuosity: Source : The Free Dictionary Etymology : To help you gain a flash of recognition next time you see coruscate (or to prompt you when you need a...

    Daily Proverb

    Proverbs 13 13 Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it,    but whoever respects a command is rewarded.

    State Sanctioned Grooming in the Classroom

    Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World describes a future “World State” where children are inculcated with lessons on sex and class consciousness, where “erotic play between children” is a core component of their education. Huxley intended his work as satire, but in the Clown World of 2019,...

    Jacinda Ardern Bans Plastics Only to Make Herself Look Good

    In a post earlier this week, Jacinda Ardern Powered by Eight-year-olds, I commented on the futility of the latest unnecessary and useless plastics ban proposed by our Prime Minister and the fact that she makes decisions on the trot on the basis of the “many letters”...

    One Thing You MUST Do Before it is Too Late

    Last year and this year a very hard lesson was hammered home to me. Bad things can happen out of the blue no matter how old or young you are and if you are not prepared you are in for a world of hurt.

    Waste to Energy – Is That the Solution?

    Taking care of our environment and being good citizens of the planet we inhabit is basic common sense and to be fair, we Kiwis are generally pretty darned good at it. We don’t litter our own environment the way many other countries do and we are...

    A New Police Service?

    Bob Jones over at No Punched Pulled has posted a cutting comment on what he sarcastically describes as a "new police service." He was referring to the man in Kurow who threatened to kill himself and who when the Police arrived to help...

    Shovel Ready?

    Ladies and gentlemen, the 2020 election campaign has officially started, and it will be the longest campaign of your lifetime. After promising to build 100,000 houses (and failing) and promising to build a light rail system in Auckland (and making very little progress...

    Word of the Day

    The word for today is... chilblain (noun) - An inflammation followed by itchy irritation on the hands, feet, or ears, resulting from exposure to moist cold. Source : The Free Dictionary Etymology : Given that chilblains are caused by exposure to cold conditions, it may not surprise you to know...