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Fighting Police Culture

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Submitted by reed on Tue, 2011-11-15 02:43

The following letter* is published in Monday's North and South magazine. I've been helping Robert and Johan over the past 5 years or so.

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Robbo — by Rosie on Thu, 2013-03-07 01:49
More suffering — by robbo on Wed, 2013-03-06 09:10
Reed — by Rosie on Wed, 2013-03-06 02:10

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My DVD copy of "Atlas Shrugged - Part 1" has just arrived

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Submitted by Sandi on Mon, 2011-11-14 23:03

What a lovely surprise. I pre-ordered it a couple of months ago and forgot about it. This is such perfect timing as I am at home today tucked up with a bout of the flu.

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Beware ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2012-01-12 05:29
Linz — by Michael Moeller on Tue, 2012-01-10 19:39
More thoughts — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2012-01-10 05:55

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US Politics: Nancy Pelosi in Serious Trouble

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2011-11-14 09:10

Hat-tip Eric Crampton, Pelosi won't be able to spin this: http://www.conservativecommune...

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Crony Capitalism — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2011-11-16 00:50
Don't you think... — by Marcus on Mon, 2011-11-14 10:44
Evil Bitch. — by Olivia on Mon, 2011-11-14 10:42

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Greece is now Financially Occupied

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Submitted by Sandi on Mon, 2011-11-14 09:07

This is what happens when a country goes broke.

The catalyst being “low productivity”


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"I AM a Muslim"

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Sun, 2011-11-13 17:54

"I AM a Muslim", President Obama Tells Egyptian Foreign Minister
News/Comment; Posted on: 2010-06-23 15:08:22 [ Printer friendly / Instant flyer ]
Propaganda or fact?

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Jmaurone — by 0 on Sun, 2011-11-13 19:11
Your link is not working... — by Jmaurone on Sun, 2011-11-13 18:36

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To Willie Jackson: You are a Black Arse Maori

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Submitted by Sandi on Sun, 2011-11-13 09:37

Please correct me if I am wrong.

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See also — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2011-11-13 10:53
Half Baked? — by Sandi on Sun, 2011-11-13 10:20
And Obama is an Oreo Cookie — by seymourblogger on Sun, 2011-11-13 09:47

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Link: An interesting post from a new'ish blog called Classically Liberal - The Real Rand and Her Critics

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2011-11-13 03:27

I don't know who writes Classically Liberal, but I loved reading this post on dispelling the animosity shown to Rand on the (irrelevant) marketing error made with the initial DVD.

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Mark — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2011-11-13 06:30

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NZ Brute/Loon Watch: Artist Sam Mahon's Picture of Assassinated John Key

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-11-12 23:03

Storm in a teacup this one, certainly shouldn't be front page of the MSM:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/nationa...


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SOMETHING FISHY

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Submitted by seddon on Sat, 2011-11-12 20:47

In his EXPLAINING POSTMODERNISM, Hicks says some rather nasty things about Stanley Fish.

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Seddon — by 0 on Fri, 2011-11-18 20:25
The POMO position on affirmative action — by seymourblogger on Fri, 2011-11-18 00:37
Leonid — by seddon on Thu, 2011-11-17 10:26

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The Only Good Muslim

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2011-11-12 15:44

General John Allen, senior commander of American forces in Afghanistan has relieved Major General Peter Fuller of his duties in Afghanistan.

His indiscretion?

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No Michael — by Sandi on Sat, 2011-11-19 03:25
Sandi — by Michael Moeller on Sat, 2011-11-19 00:08
Discernment — by Sandi on Fri, 2011-11-18 23:44

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The Third Jihad

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Sat, 2011-11-12 11:40

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Tau Henare: Conversation With A Personable Slaver …

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-11-12 09:47

… Who knows not what he does. Just for once, I’m going to shut up.

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Setting brush fires alight — by Sandi on Fri, 2011-11-18 05:16
Democracy versus rights — by 0 on Sat, 2011-11-12 13:48

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Reply to Lew Stoddart at Kiwipolitico and the Left's cynical view of what it is to be human, and free ...

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2011-11-08 19:51

Before I start, something nice and fluffy.

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Typo alert — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2011-11-09 23:13

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Staged Australian Police Tactic Or is Atlas Beginning to Shrug?

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Submitted by Sandi on Tue, 2011-11-08 09:38

Original post was attributed to NZ, however it seems obvious that this man is Australian

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Because of the head-butting — by Sandi on Tue, 2011-11-08 19:05
It's definitely looks like NZ... — by Marcus on Tue, 2011-11-08 13:19
Genuine or Staged? — by Sandi on Tue, 2011-11-08 10:13

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This is Where MSM Have Gone Wrong

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2011-11-07 21:10

Warning, Twitter offence about to happen.

@Tribeless1

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Insert video instructions are — by reed on Mon, 2011-11-07 23:31

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Libertarianz TV

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Mon, 2011-11-07 11:51

R-Dawg Cutting feat. Milminator. Smiling

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Just Say NO — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2011-11-14 09:07
Just Say YES — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2011-11-13 07:13
Que sera, CERA — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2011-11-11 11:23

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NZ Politics: I Have a Cunning Plan - Tax Childbirth

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2011-11-06 19:36

I know! I'm suggesting a tax. Bear with me ...

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You're cute gregster napster — by seymourblogger on Fri, 2011-11-11 12:11
She's not unemployed — by seymourblogger on Fri, 2011-11-11 12:09
This post features on the — by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2011-11-08 08:39

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Interesting Stephen Franks Blog: Finally Someone (Else) Questioning Democracy

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-11-05 22:55

The blog is here: http://www.stephenfranks.co.nz...

Particularly interesting is this paragraph:


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TVNZ: How Much Dumber Can They Get

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-11-05 22:01

I'll get the embarrassing bit out of the way first: I'm a middle aged bloke who watches Coronation Street.

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from one middle aged white bloke — by 0 on Sun, 2011-11-06 19:57
Actually one of his sons — by seymourblogger on Sat, 2011-11-05 22:34
Here's a story - it's true. You can even ask him if you want to — by seymourblogger on Sat, 2011-11-05 22:33

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NZ Politics: For One Sector of our Economy, There Is An Argument for Voting Mr Brash, The Evils of Pragmatism Aside

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-11-05 21:37

I will be voting Libertarianz, but I've just made the below comment on Homepaddock's Blog.

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Sorry, this had a broken — by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2011-11-07 20:33

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Eternal Vigilance | Give me Liberty, or give me Death!

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2011-11-05 13:55

Eternal Vigilance is my new blog. It's now two months old. And it's now our new blog.

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Eternal Vigilance is #1 for eternal vigilance! — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2013-01-29 11:26
Lessons from Dr. Goebbels — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2011-11-14 10:13
The Randoids are so foolish — by Richard Wiig on Sun, 2011-11-06 08:43

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NZ Politics: Free Men Voting for Labour, Is Like Sheep Voting for Abattoirs.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2011-11-04 02:55

This is NBR paid content, so buy a subscription, it's the only real source of New Zealand business information - I'm sure after that advertising for them, they won't mind a little quotation:

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Got to go over to the dark — by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-11-05 09:43
I've never seen Twitter — by gregster on Sat, 2011-11-05 07:12
Freedom from the State — by rick on Sat, 2011-11-05 04:56

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One Week Ban From The Standard ...

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2011-11-03 01:10

From 'The Standard': http://thestandard.org.nz/drun...

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Mark — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2011-11-05 11:29
Richard, I posted to the — by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2011-11-04 19:52
Agreed. Though I'm ticked off — by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2011-11-04 19:51

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Ayn Rand's Finest Condemnation of Libertarianism

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Submitted by mckeever on Wed, 2011-11-02 02:20
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Paul — by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2011-11-07 10:10
So my question is then why — by 0 on Sat, 2011-11-05 10:50
New Web site — by 0 on Sat, 2011-11-05 01:42

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Remains Of Ancient Race Of Job Creators Found In Rust Belt

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Tue, 2011-11-01 16:26

Remains Of Ancient Race Of Job Creators Found In Rust Belt
October 31, 2011


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A top tax rate of 39 minutes

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2011-11-01 12:28

I'm inordinately fond of this quotation from comedian Katt Williams.‎

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Weed — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2011-11-01 12:45

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Weasel Words Alert "THE RIGHT TO DIE" & "DEATH WITH DIGNITY"

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Tue, 2011-11-01 00:36

What is it with the Euthanasia supporters when they try and claim ownership of (and promote) the terms "THE RIGHT TO DIE" & "DEATH WITH DIGNITY" and ascribe them to be synonomous with their own cause.

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Burnsy — by 0 on Mon, 2011-11-07 20:41
Leonid — by 0 on Sun, 2011-11-06 19:48
More about self-control — by 0 on Sat, 2011-11-05 06:50

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NZ Economy: My Challenge to David Cunliffe.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2011-10-31 08:59

Collectivists like Labour MP David Cunliffe don't believe men and women should be free to pursue their happiness through free markets; they believe in planned economies predicated on our planned lives


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NZ Politics: Q&A Minor Party Leader Debate This Morning.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-10-29 23:58

Depressing, quick and random observations on this morning’s minor parties leader debate.

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"Personally, with Banksie in the mix, I’m Libertarianz — by Sandi on Mon, 2011-10-31 07:54
Agreed Olivia. For running — by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2011-10-30 23:16
Personally... — by Olivia on Sun, 2011-10-30 21:54

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Red Alert III: To Clare Curran and David Cunliffe, from Behind Totalitarian Trev’s Ban.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-10-29 02:21
Recent Comments:
Thanks Gregster. There's so — by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2011-10-31 00:48
Excellent Mark — by gregster on Sun, 2011-10-30 05:20
Cheers Sandi I shall keep — by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2011-10-30 00:02

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