Psycho Milt over at No Minister observed that David Garrett’s offenses were punished with a $10 fine and a discharge without conviction. It occurred to me reading that one would not get such a discharge if one had previous convictions, as Garrett clearly had. It now turns out that he lied about his Tongan conviction.… Continue reading Garrett’s Gotta Go
Garrett Must Go
I agree with Idiot/Savant – Garrett is way, way out of line. This sort of thuggery is not acceptable in the modern world. It is particularly not acceptable in Parliament. Threatening or intimidating an MP in the course of their duties – effectively trying to bully them into not performing those duties – is a… Continue reading Garrett Must Go
Here’s a Thought
Unlike previous Parliaments, any private member’s bills will have to have support of either ACT or National. I wonder what Sue Bradford will do with all the spare time she will now have? 🙂 Can anyone think of anything that might get through?
What is it about Act MPs?
…well, Stephen Franks is a former Act MP. That doesn’t excuse this though. Hm, now where have I seen something like that? Does it say something that Rodney’s is a “smart” car?
Greens to Tie Up “Religious Right” Vote
Heh, some increasingly rare humor from the left. Well, 3.9% is fairly depressing. It seems the Greens have lost/misplaced half a percent to either the Kiwi Party or Act (up 0.4% and 0.7% respectively). Oops. Expect to see Metiria introduce our Abolition of All Swearwords and Taxes Bill to the house next week. If only!… Continue reading Greens to Tie Up “Religious Right” Vote