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Libertarianz, for Permanent Relief from Tyranny

Libertarianz, for Permanent Relief from Tyranny

"Finally over the last week Kiwis have been waking up to the rotting egg that year on year structural socialism has laid. Through the cracks opening in our economy is oozing the fetid yoke given birth from the myriad new bureaucracies created in Wellington over the last nine years, and the dawning realisation that the price must now be paid," says SOLO spokesman Mark Hubbard, reflecting on a week of ongoing crises in the health system, punitive Kremlinism by the Reserve Bank and back-pedalling by Labour and National on tax cuts.

"Thanks to taxes upon taxes, and to the theft that is Working for Families, companies are finding that to give their employees just $1 in the hand, they must pay $3 to $4 gross, and are wondering as they see their competitiveness lost, if they are not better just to use the small funds they've been left to buy the final air tickets out," laments Hubbard.

"Thanks to NZ signing up to Kyoto to fix a problem that does not exist, fuel and food prices are all rising while we sit on mountains of fossil fuels we are not allowed to extract or use. And on top of all this, the Reserve Bank just keeps ratcheting up the mortgage rates, to fight inflation caused by the burgeoning Public Sector and Government spending, giving so many of us individuals left the only logical option, which we've been taking in droves: Australia.

"And yet over this very same week in politics, Mr Key's wet-fish flip-flopping act again demonstrates how he is no solution, just another socialist in bad clothing. He has even hit a new low in the political prostitute's wanton abandon to say anything, do anything, for our vote, this time by eating live insects at the Wild Foods Festival—although the gross image of a politician devouring another parasite, with its long stick legs grasping for final purchase in this world on his chin and up his nose, is somehow symbolically apt.

"Meanwhile, true to their compulsionist modus operandi, ACT have conscripted Captain Douglas to lead a search party for Mr Hide, who was last reported as losing his step on the dance floor, after sweating away the rigour of a once-held individualistic philosophy in the gym. And as much as I have a grating respect for Sir Roger, I can't help but think that once the search party meets up, they might be better to follow Captain Oates, and just keep foxtrotting out into the maelstrom.

"For what all of these gentlemen would be well advised to do is scrape off the yoke of State that has blinded them, take to their sick beds and read a little Ayn Rand, so they might hit the hustings with some well overdue Rand Rage. But of course they never will. It's taken me twenty years to finally learn that, and have it sink in.

"I've never been so depressed about the prospects of the Individual Productive Man or Woman in New Zealand, so for once, I'm leaving the stench of tactical voting behind in the coming election and voting on principle to try to clear the air. I'm giving my party ticket to Libertarianz," Hubbard concludes.

Mark Hubbard Ltd
B.B.S. (Hons. Accountancy), B.A. TINZ


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