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SOLO-NZ Press Release: Libertarianz, for Permanent Relief from Tyranny

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2008-03-09 04:18

SOLO-NZ Press Release: Libertarianz, for Permanent Relief from Tyranny

March 5, 2008

“Finally over the last week Kiwis have been waking up to the rotting egg that year on year structural socialism has laid.

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... nature of the — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2008-03-12 02:31
Yes but — by gregster on Wed, 2008-03-12 02:27
The final unfitting tribute — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2008-03-12 02:10

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Rand Rage & Carbon Trading - My Post To Bruce Sheppard's 'Stuff' Blog

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2008-03-08 23:16

I decided to devote one hour of today to writing a press release, but as always happens with I start reading on the Internet, I keep reading on the Internet.

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Mmm. I wonder if I can work — by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2008-03-08 23:25

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The End Result of Socialist Controlled Economies

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2008-03-05 21:40


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Hugely important annoucement - We're getting married!

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2008-03-04 07:24

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No migraines? They're — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2008-03-05 10:08
The blue pills — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2008-03-05 09:48
Will you be wearing your — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2008-03-05 07:43

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(NZ & Russia) Freedom / Cullen's Clumsy Comptrolling / (um, Race)

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2008-03-03 19:56

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Cullen the Magnificent — by gregster on Tue, 2008-03-04 05:18
AIA will be closing down — by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2008-03-04 03:22
Go to Not PC Blog — by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2008-03-03 21:18

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(NZ Sport) NZ Rowing

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2008-03-03 06:42

(Cooling my heels in the waters of Lake Karapiro, on the suggestion of Big Daddy.)

 


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Prince Harry

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2008-02-28 22:40

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Robert — by James S. Valliant on Fri, 2008-02-29 22:47
Moreover... — by Robert on Fri, 2008-02-29 17:00
A new journalistic low... — by Robert on Fri, 2008-02-29 15:54

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Shock, horror, expose - Linz plots global Communist hegemony.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2008-02-26 04:28

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Why do you think... — by mvardoulis on Tue, 2008-03-04 20:17
I have to wonder how much — by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2008-03-04 19:32
Mark, while I 'congratulate' you... — by mvardoulis on Tue, 2008-03-04 19:29

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Of councils, dogs, and the freedom to take a hike.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2008-02-11 03:46

Just continuing my blog rant series. Today's letter to The Press.


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World share markets

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2008-01-21 19:52

Just about all European markets down between 5% and over 7% last night (one day of trading!) Asia down by similar amounts yesterday.

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321!   If you ever — by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2008-01-22 23:18
Oh for goodness say, the — by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2008-01-22 23:17
With just under an hour to — by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2008-01-22 20:13

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(NZ) EFA

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2007-12-19 21:08

 

I'm renaming my blog here the Ministerial Rants.

 

Email this morning to Clark, Cullen, Fitzsimons, and Peters.

 

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  Brilliant idea Paul. — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2007-12-19 23:33
So what does that make Helena catt then? — by dinther on Wed, 2007-12-19 23:30
How apt — by Sandi on Wed, 2007-12-19 22:16

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Position Query: Letter to Minister of Labour (NZ)

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2007-12-19 01:19

 


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Market Corrections

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2007-12-18 03:42

 

I know they're necessary, but damn, sharemarkets are not a good place to have any of your hard earned money at the moment. The ASX is the pits.


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(NZ) Electoral Finance Bill and Peter Dunne

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2007-12-11 03:57

 

Copy of email I've just posted to Peter Dunne. Feel free to send your own variation thereof to Dunne at anne.small@parliament.govt.nz

 

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Peter — by Elijah Lineberry on Tue, 2007-12-11 08:36
To Winnie — by gregster on Tue, 2007-12-11 06:46
Damn, missed — by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2007-12-11 04:06

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Delicious Irony

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-12-06 19:43

 

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Almost — by Elijah Lineberry on Fri, 2007-12-07 00:22
HA!!!!!!! — by Jameson on Thu, 2007-12-06 19:49

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Scruffy dressers, Claudia

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2007-12-01 23:59

Heard on the car radio last week: across their lives, women spend on average three whole years getting dressed up to go out. From this I can confirm the following truism:

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I lived with Claudia for four years — by Jameson on Sun, 2007-12-02 00:31
Mark... — by Olivia on Sun, 2007-12-02 00:09

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NZ mail order sites that ease the pain.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2007-11-23 22:22

Just to prove the body can still be administered to despite living in a Communist State:

Whisky: brilliant shop if you're in Christchurch.

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Yes  [By the way, that — by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2007-11-24 03:10
Hospital? — by Ross Elliot on Sat, 2007-11-24 02:56
Yes, and did you check out — by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2007-11-24 00:03

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Black Caps commentating.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2007-11-23 22:07

Heard on NewsTalkZB: 'They played well other than for some bad fielding, and an inadequate score to defend ...'

 That is, they were shite, right? Jesus.

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On — by Elijah Lineberry on Fri, 2007-11-23 23:07

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Of Ellerslie and freedom - letter to The Press

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2007-11-20 01:04

[Today seems to be the day to put pen to paper. Letter to the Editor, Christchurch Press].

 

 

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Well — by Elijah Lineberry on Tue, 2007-11-20 01:09

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EFB - transcript of email I've sent to various MPs

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2007-11-19 20:31

This is Peter Dunne's copy:

 

 

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Well I would Linz, but I — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-11-22 04:15
Somebody below ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2007-11-22 03:55
Re the Cullen reference at — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-11-22 02:48

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Is it something in the water lately.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-11-15 09:28

Looking at the Who's New box, I see, clicking into new member Sgt Barry Sadle's bio that he lists his name as Tim Mycock: no doubt the nephew of Jack Cocksure.

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wankfest of a country Yah — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-11-15 10:14
CocksMAN Mark. — by Olivia on Thu, 2007-11-15 09:43

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Sweden

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2007-10-31 05:38

Got a little argument going elsewhere, so can anyone help with some quick facts. Sweden, the socialist darling, apparently: what is the real low down on their economy and quality of life there?

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The — by Elijah Lineberry on Wed, 2007-10-31 09:21
It was sooo much fun to see — by Lance on Wed, 2007-10-31 09:13
I have no problem with high — by dinther on Wed, 2007-10-31 09:11

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More mystical madness.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2007-10-24 03:23

The pebble found on a beach with a picture of the Virgin Mary, being auctioneered on Trade Me, now has a bid up

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The bidders aren't — by Richard Wiig on Thu, 2007-10-25 09:10
Bill Maher... — by Matty Orchard on Wed, 2007-10-24 21:21
It looks more (well okay it — by Lance on Wed, 2007-10-24 20:15

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Genesis Energy and the NZ Government

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-10-11 03:49

The disconcerting thing is, it is not disconcerting, anymore, reading a story like this (and think of the implications of this policy for NZ's future economy).

From NewstalkZP:

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Bring on the brown outs. — by dinther on Thu, 2007-10-11 05:25

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Huge surplus (NZ)

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2007-10-10 03:17

The Finance Minister has announced a whopping $7.9 billion surplus. But Michael Cullen is staying mum about when he will deliver any tax cuts.

 

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Yes — by Elijah Lineberry on Wed, 2007-10-10 23:02
What are you saying? — by dinther on Wed, 2007-10-10 22:30
Leaky Home Owners Should Start Screaming — by Sandi on Wed, 2007-10-10 20:38

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Rugby World Cup

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2007-10-06 20:58

Gutted.

Going out for lunch .. a nice one, and a long one, I think. 

(Those bloody French.) 

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Mmmm, I better find a copy — by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2007-11-11 09:47
Yes ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2007-11-11 08:50
Did — by Elijah Lineberry on Sun, 2007-11-11 07:20

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Auckland Seafood Festival

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2007-09-29 23:46

I've just heard it advertised on NewstalkZB as a carbon neutral festival!

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Christopher Monckton to NZ? mmm — by dinther on Sun, 2007-09-30 00:51
Yes — by Elijah Lineberry on Sun, 2007-09-30 00:22

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The bad and the great.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-09-27 20:59

The bad: the National Socialists, on the first sniff of being unpopular are already u-turning on doctors fees.


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Of Monks and Freedom

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2007-09-26 05:13

Not often I'll ever get a chance to back the mystics, but good on those maroon monks of Mir, Myri, Myra ... good on those maroon monks of Burma.

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Let's just hope it's not a — by Lance on Thu, 2007-09-27 07:20
It — by Elijah Lineberry on Thu, 2007-09-27 07:13
Yes — by Elijah Lineberry on Wed, 2007-09-26 05:44

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Wellington Chamber of NumbNuts

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2007-09-20 20:27

Is it something in the water in Wellington?

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How very modern day Martin — by Lance on Sat, 2007-09-22 06:49
Id send them a copy of Atlas — by michael fasher on Sat, 2007-09-22 05:31

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