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National Socialists' Nannyism Worse than Labour's,

National Socialists' Nannyism Worse than Labour's, Says Perigo

June 18, 2010

The obsessive-compulsive drive on the part of power-lusting politicians to curb individual liberty is clearly running amok under the National Socialist regime‹more so even than under the ghastly Nanny Statism of Labour, says SOLO Principal Lindsay Perigo.

This, in the wake of revelations that police and Internal Affairs officials met on May 7 this year to discuss a ban on pro-marijuana magazines Norml News, High Times and Cannabis Culture.

The meeting was held at the instigation of police after they'd conducted nationwide raids, code-named Operation Lime, on gardening stores.

"Police and Internal Affairs both know that in their perverse preoccupation with what consenting adults do in private or voluntarily ingest into their own bodies, they have the imprimatur of this drugs-obsessed National Socialist administration," says Perigo.

"It was the Jenny Shipley incarnation of the National Socialists, after all, that banned the magazine Cigar Aficionado.

"Well, these scumbag control-freaks, who ought to be hell-bent on protecting our rights, not violating them, need to be reminded of Section 14 of our Bill of Rights: 'Everyone has the right to freedom of expression, including the freedom to seek, receive, and impart information and opinions of any kind in any form.'

"Evidently the Censorship Office, at the behest of Internal Affairs acting at the behest of police acting clearly at the behest of the National Socialists, is considering a ban on the aforementioned magazines.

"Was freedom under greater threat from the blatantly dictatorial Helen Clark regime?

"New Zealanders should be looking for a political party that upholds their rights to live their lives as they see fit, constrained only by the requirement to respect others' rights to do the same. Notwithstanding that 'individual freedom' is one of the National Party's purported 'core values,' that party clearly is not National.

"It is the politicians and bureaucrats directing police to violate their proper function, not dope-smokers and their magazines, who should be locked up and banned," Perigo concludes.


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