Tag Archives: Right-wing politics

an alternative political view ?

Aotearoa/NZ moved from FPP (First past the post) to MMP (Mixed member proportional) in 1993 (?), similar to Germany & a few others countries. BUT; there is a major problem with our version (IMHO) the 5% thresh-hold, which is required … Continue reading

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Drug WAR drums get louder

I heard that the deputy PM of Aotearoa/NZ, is calling for harsher policies on ‘Gangs’ who deal Meth/P.. (but, all illegal DRUGS).. with talks of further removing their ‘human rights’ & giving Police more powers to search properties & vehicles, … Continue reading

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Govt. to continue WAR

I see in the news, that regardless of changes occurring in other OECD countries, the incumbent Govt. in Aotearoa/NZ is staunchly maintaining the WAR on Drugs; spec. Meth/P. A report that was due to be released (shelved ?), reportedly showed … Continue reading

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angry opinion

I was commenting on another blog about, 8-9 recent deaths in Aotearoa/NZ, attributed to ‘Synthetic Cannabis’ which if truth be known, contain no THC/CBDs.. but some people seem to choose over the natural herb. I wrote that it was squarely … Continue reading

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over the fence

I keep trying to workout why, it is; that Aotearoa/NZ (& France etc. ?) has falling so FAR behind the rest of the OECD on drug/cannabis reform.. this is all I can surmise; 1) they are not actually listening to … Continue reading

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call for change.. ignored by our Govt.

I just watched a TV interview (current affairs show) with a USA cannabis reform campaigner, from Washington state.. she was in Aotearoa/NZ this week, to attend/speak at a Drug Symposium, in the parliament. She outlined the issues around drug reforms … Continue reading

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frontline chatter

I heard this; from the frontlines.. many ‘experts’ now agree that cannabis reforms will happen, as per the saying ‘but it wont happen overnight’.. a local TV chat show, had the following remarks (paraphrased): 1) we don’t really want to … Continue reading

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