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Saskatchewan should pull pensions from criminal politicians: taxpayers lobby group

In light of a recent ministerial misspending controversy, a national watchdog group is urging the Saskatchewan government to pass legislation that would strip politicians of taxpayer-supported parts of their pensions if they’re caught committing serious crimes in office. 227 more words

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Colin Craig & the 5% threshold - tell him he's dreamin'

Colin Craig addressed about 100 Conservative Party faithful at a town hall meeting in Orewa, reports stuff.co.nz. At that meeting, Mr Craig said the Conservative Party was on track to pass the 5% threshold and could get close to double digits. 627 more words

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Faulty logic from Martyn Bradbury

Martyn Bradbury confidently predicts at the Daily Blog that NZ First won’t get over 5%. Now I’m certainly not confident enough to predict at this stage in proceedings whether they’ll get there or not. 722 more words

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What are the "non-negotiables" for the Conservative Party?


The Conservatives are still well below the 5% threshold and would be reliant on an electorate gifted by National. Colin Craig, Conservative Party Leader, seems like a likeable chap. 231 more words

What on earth do the Left think they're doing?

While the “centre-right” (whatever the term means these days) does its best to cosy up and portray an appearance of business as usual, the “centre-left” appears to have turned feral. 450 more words

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Greens thin-skinned?

Shane Jones is unrepentant about insulting  a potential coalition partner and one of its MPs.

Labour MP Shane Jones says Greens are too thin-skinned after the party laid a complaint about his attack on one its MPs. 446 more words

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Musical Chairs (Electoral Version)

Our General Election is not many months away
Let us scrutinize the line-up and the silly games they play
All the party hopefuls are out canvassing their wares…
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