Tag Archives: Right-wing politics

ding dong a witch is dead

I see that Mr Pres. USA has sacked another ‘senior advisor’.. this time ‘Jeff Sessions’ (Attorney General) who recently infamously said (paraphrase) “Good people do not smoke marijuana” & condemned all talk of regulation or law reform ! BUT LOL.. … Continue reading

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NZ PM refused to sign

I read that 129 countries (out of 140) have agreed to sign up to an agreement (at UN), with USA to ‘take further action in the WAR on DRUGS’.. but our PM is not one of them. It seems that … Continue reading

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Politics of Meth.

I hear today, that the new Housing Minister of Aotearoa/NZ has offered an ‘official apology’ to about 800 tenants, for being ‘unlawfully evicted’ due to Meth/P testing in state houses, under the policy of the previous ‘Right-wing’ Govt. ! Over … Continue reading

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about face on hemp

I was listening to the NZ parliament yesterday.. the ‘new plot’ by the opposition party, is to introduce a large number of small but similar, SOPs (Supp. order papers.. bill changes) to Govt. bill’s during committee stage.. filibustering to the … Continue reading

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Meth houses.. update

I just watched a TV current affairs item, about the recent ‘debacle’, around ‘Meth testing in NZ state houses’. They interviewed some folks who had been evicted, due to the harsh Zero-tolerance attitudes, of the previous (right-wing) Govt. to this … Continue reading

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parliament questions.. evictions

I watched parliament Question time today.. there was a question to the new minister about; actions taken over the ‘Meth debacle’ in public housing. The minister responded by saying that the previous Govt. had effectively created a ‘hysteria’ around Meth … Continue reading

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Law repeal.. on hold

Under the new Govt. of Aotearoa/NZ, there are announcements that they intend to review & change the current ‘lock em up’ agenda, that has seen NZ prisons overcrowded.. amongst highest incarceration rates (per capita). The new Justice minister announced the … Continue reading

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