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Cascading Fallacies In Climate Risk Assessment

August 11, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ As a logician, I am always on the lookout for fallacies and there is no lack of them in climate change alarmist policies. New Zealand’s newly released climate risk assessment not only has multiple fallacies, they build on one another in a cascade. This is not about New Zealand. The […]

New Zealand Police Move from the Carrot to the Stick

November 2, 2019 by

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SB is the Editor of The BFD a New Zealand based, Brash, Focused and Dedicated site for news, views and social commentary on issues locally and around the world, that matter to you. Excuse me one minute while I adjust my tinfoil hat but I don’t like one little bit where the whole “Gun-Buyback” is taking us. Which […]

If the All Blacks Can Have a No Dickheads Rule, Why Can’t Labour?

October 29, 2019 by

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SB is the Editor of The BFD a New Zealand based, Brash, Focused and Dedicated site for news, views and social commentary on issues locally and around the world, that matter to you. The BFD A whining pom has written an article at The Telegraph, and republished at a Newspaper about the All Blacks’ no dickhead […]

Megaupload Protests ‘Secret’ Ruling That Could Help MPAA

December 7, 2013 by

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By Wendy Davis It’s been almost two years since the federal government raided the New Zealand home of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and had him thrown in jail for copyright infringement. The government’s theory, set out in a January 2012 indictment, is that Dotcom and other executives engaged in a conspiracy to infringe copyright by encouraging […]

Why America Is Going Down The Tubes + More

October 18, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Brief The Foundation “I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” –Thomas Jefferson Liberty “The 2010 Index of Economic Freedom lowers the ranking of the United States to eighth out of 179 nations — behind Canada! A year ago, it ranked sixth, ahead of Canada. Don’t say […]

7.0 Quake near Christchurch, New Zealand

September 8, 2010 by

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Click on Image for a larger view Residents of Christchurch, New Zealand and the surrounding communities were rattled awake at 4:35 a.m. on September 4, 2010, when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook the region. As this map shows, the quake was centered about 45 kilometers (30 miles) west of Christchurch. Made from data from the […]

New Zealand Sacrifices To Save The World 0.04 Per Cent

July 2, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt New Zealand Prime Minister John Key had it right the first time, in 2005: I rise on behalf of the National Party to give the good news to the people of New Zealand—that is, the Climate Change Response Amendment Bill is a load of rubbish and the National Party will not be […]

Politicians Ignoring The Will Of The people

August 24, 2009 by

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What is it with politicians? This story comes out of New Zealand. Two years ago, the former New Zealand Government introduced laws that made smacking your children as part of normal parental discipline a criminal offence. The current New Zealand Government is Conservative in nature, and from the opposite side of the political fence to […]