Public Address 15 November 2011 – Tapes for Yo’ Face!

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In a shocking turn of events, Hard News has gained access to a stream of reliably unreliable accounts of the 2011 general election campaign. This commentary is being circulated in pursuit of complementary samples of a premium distilled beverage, and…


Public Address 15 November 2011 – Tapes for Yo’ Face!

The #Zumwohl Tapes
9:39 Nov 15, 2011 in Hard News by Russell Brown
In a shocking turn of events, Hard News has gained access to a stream of reliably unreliable accounts of the 2011 general election campaign. This commentary is being circulated in pursuit of complementary samples of a premium distilled beverage, and…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/the-zumwohl-tapes/

The New Zealand Election Tax
7:00 Nov 15, 2011 in Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler
After my last post, where listed a few of the instances of National and Labour conspiring to make election laws in their favour, I recalled, if not the biggest (*cough* broadcasting allocation), then certainly the most offensive. I’m not sure…
http://publicaddress.net/legalbeagle/the-new-zealand-election-tax/

The perils of political confidence
8:45 Nov 14, 2011 in Hard News by Russell Brown
It seems a remarkably cocky thing to to do: invite a horde of journalists to your staged meeting with a political ally, and then have a conversation you wouldn’t want everyone to hear. If anything says John Key is feeling…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/the-perils-of-political-confidence/

Election Fact Check #8: Electoral Law Consensus
18:55 Nov 13, 2011 in Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler
David Farrar is outraged over Labour’s announcement that if MMP is retained in the Referendum, they will ignore the independent review, ignore the public submission process, and vote to amend the law in a way to disadvantage its ACT party…
http://publicaddress.net/legalbeagle/election-fact-check-8-electoral-law-consensus/

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