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Hard News: The miserable archive

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  • Paul Campbell,

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    Today's Tremain

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2586 posts Report Reply

  • Adam H, in reply to andin,

    WHAT?? So a law can be interpreted differently by a government?


    Yes. It's one reason I left the public service after National got in. Their weaselly VFM bullshit gave a licence to every closet arsehole in the public sector. Tone comes from the top, but its the front line who let it happen.

    Auckland • Since Oct 2014 • 26 posts Report Reply

  • nzlemming, in reply to BenWilson,

    Key was a surfer on the human wave. He rode it, but he did not cause the wave.

    The wave is neo-liberalism. We've reached the point where it crashes on the rocks destroying those who cling there.

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2897 posts Report Reply

  • nzlemming, in reply to Adam H,

    Yes. It's one reason I left the public service after National got in. Their weaselly VFM bullshit gave a licence to every closet arsehole in the public sector. Tone comes from the top, but its the front line who let it happen.

    I, too, was very pleased to have got out in 2005. Labour's third term wasn't a lot of fun and I could see the Nats getting in for an extended period. Time to jump.

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2897 posts Report Reply

  • Jeremy Andrew, in reply to BenWilson,

    Key was a surfer on the human wave. He rode it, but he did not cause the wave.

    "Only six people in the Galaxy knew that the job of the Galactic President was not to wield power but to attract attention away from it.
    Zaphod Beeblebrox was amazingly good at his job."

    Hamiltron - City of the F… • Since Nov 2006 • 900 posts Report Reply

  • Sacha, in reply to Jeremy Andrew,

    pining for the fjords

    Ak • Since May 2008 • 19538 posts Report Reply

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