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United Future may well have been the most irrelevant party in Parliament during the last term but it is currently the party everyone is talking about. One of the talking points will be how the eight new United Future MP’s – all of them Christians - perform ...
“The information we have is that there are 56 male Sri Lankans on a grossly overloaded fibreglass boat which is only 60 feet long. Our information suggests that they are not actually genuine asylum seekers, they are Sinhilese Sri Lankans. They are single ...
There is growing evidence that the FBI and other government intelligence entities are more closely linked to the documented accumulation of pre-9/11 insider trading profits than was originally thought.
Finance Minister Michael Cullen today flatly denied a suggestion in The Independent that the government had signed a “some form of preliminary agreement” for a deal between Qantas and Air New Zealand.
Puzzling over the president’s vow to “crush” the world’s “worst” leaders, we wondered if the following story about Boeing’s research might explain it. He is just a little giddy, as are the idiots who put this out in this summer’s silly season.
Profits Of Death Part Three - The Mother Of All Enrons - All Roads Lead To Deustchebank And Harken Energy, George W’s Own 1991 Insider Trading Scam
The heat will come on United Future this week as those that put them into Parliament watch to see if they succumb to the trappings of government, or stick to their principles as they work through a coalition agreement, says National's Gerry Brownlee.
United Future's position is as follows: We support an extremely cautious approach to GE. Indeed we feel that the original Government decisons following the Royal Commission's Report were at the 'outer limit of acceptability'.
"Put your money where your mouth is Mr Williamson and resign." demanded Peter Osborne, the Libertarianz Associate Spokesman for Education Deregulation after hearing Morris Williamson calling for a major clean out of the National Party following ...
And the Lord sent to the Earth his exalted Editors, and the Editors spake to the people saying 'This is thus and thus is that.' And the people did know the word of God. - The Book of Rupert, chapter 7, verse 4.
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Finance Minister, Michael Cullen, must explain why he was keeping the increasingly apparent deal between Air New Zealand and Qantas secret during the election campaign, says National Finance spokesperson David Carter.
Maree Howard writes that young Kiwis "mostly voted for parties of the left" and asserts that "in New Zealand the role of business and profit seems to be little understood." She then offers us a lovely little anthropological ditty ...
Scoop's intelligence sources have reported that Kuwait has drafted emergency plans and cancelled all leave for its civil defence employees until further notice as its military officials report an Iraqi build-up on its border.
The day after the election, I created a bonfire and burned all my election material.
Saturday's election result saw Labour winning the party vote in Tamaki and Clem Simich's majority slashed to just under 1200 votes. This result shows that Labour can win in Tamaki and that this electorate cannot be seen as a safe blue ribbon seat by National ...
If you were worried about the course of the next parliament during the campaign then you should be most fearful now.
In This Edition: Negotiating With A Spider - Discussions On The Tuffet - Speaking Of Spiders, Of With Her Head
“When Jeanette Fitzsimons offered the Greens’ support for Labour’s budget on Saturday night she betrayed one of her party’s fundamental principles – to keep GE in the lab” claims New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters.
The Prime Minister must be careful not to jeopardise New Zealand's chances of a free trade deal with the United States, by allowing the Greens to have undue influence in the next government, ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley says.
"I say it is time to revisit our current policy on marijuana, and to implement more appropriate and effective policy" - Helen Clark (Hamilton, 1994).
ACT Social Services Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today challenged the Labour Government to spell out its plan to turn around the growing numbers of long term benefit-dependent New Zealanders.
During the election campaign there was significant comment about monetary policy and speculation about what the Government should establish by way of an agreement with the new Reserve Bank Governor. Much of this comment focused on the relationship ...
Mr Prebble has been transferred from 24-hour observation to a general ward, where his condition is improving.
New Zealand First Leader and MP for Tauranga, Rt Hon Winston Peters, has revealed that there is already a deep division among Labour MPs over the pending appointment of Jim Anderton as a Cabinet Minister.
In This Edition: Reading The Entrails Of Election 2002 - “She’s A Hard Road Finding The Perfect Prime Minister” - Advice For The Meat In The Sandwich
I take it someone has already corrected your boo-boo about Harry Holland. Helen Clark was referring to arch-conservative PM Sid Holland, and not the Marxist Labour leader who died in 1933. [Can we fix this? Yes we can! - C.D. Sludge.]
How the People Seldom Catch Intelligence- (or... How to Be a Successful Drug Dealer) By Preston Peet * - Editor drugwar.com
Big News: The Rise Of Christian Politics - GM Policy – Who Said What About GE? - Six Months In A Leaky Boat? - Qantas Air New Zealand Deal Flatly Denied - Business Confidence Tumbles - The Mother Of All Enrons
Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today that the government would not be in any position to make an announcement on the future of Young Nick’s Head on 4 August.