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Hide on Sabin and National's corrosive conflict of interest

In his Weekend Herald column Rodney Hide writes of National’s ability to shut up and bury “a corrosive conflict of interest” with regards ex-MP Mike Sabin. 275 more words

Politics

QOTD: Hide on Sabin

From Rodney’s latest in the Herald on Sunday:

The date of any briefing is explosive. It’s certainly not nitpicking. Sabin chaired the law and order select committee, which oversees the police.

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National

Garrett, Hide and Hooton on Sabin

David Garrett is a lawyer who was an ACT MP until resigning in 2008-2010. Rodney Hide was an ACT MP and leader.

They have commeted on the Mike Sabin issue on a post at Kiwiblog – … 725 more words

General

Hide rates Little too

Rodney Hide praises Andrew Little and his ‘State of the Nation’ speech in Little captures our attention.

He’s new and his speech was an opportunity to learn where he’s directing Labour and, potentially, the country. 325 more words

Politics

Rodney Hide: speed is not the issue here

Hello. My name is Rodney Hide and this is my column.

During my column I generally make outlandish statements. Sometimes they are thinly disguised racism; sometimes they are telling the Greens they are a bunch of fruitcakes. 592 more words

Politics

What makes a New Zealander "prominent"?

References are often made to “prominent New Zealander”.

John Key is one of the more prominent New Zealanders.

What about ex-MPs? Take Rodney Hide for example, he was prominent in ACT circles, he was prominent in the Epsom electorate, and he was prominent enough in Parliament for a while. 249 more words

General

Repost: A rightwing fairytale about Labour Day

(Originally posted at On The Left.)

I was casting about for something to write today, and that’s when the Internet gave me a gift: … 779 more words

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