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Martin Doyle Cartoon: Hard sprint out of Kobane

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 5:27 pm | Martin Doyle

After delivering terror and death for months with gay abandon in Syria and Iraq, ISIS has suddenly been brought up short at the small city of Kobane. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Same sex synods

Monday, 20 October 2014, 4:06 pm | Martin Doyle

Pope Francis deserves credit for attempting to revolutionise the Catholic Church's stance re homosexuality. It is a supreme irony that his proposals are being blocked by a male-only bishopric. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Democracy in Hong Kong

Friday, 17 October 2014, 4:45 pm | Martin Doyle

The so-called 'People's Republic' needs to respect the voice of the "people" of Hong Kong. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: RMA waiting for surgery

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:24 am | Martin Doyle

Hearing the Great Flag Debate is going to be wheeled out again shortly means only one thing... A major distraction for the groundlings is needed while dastardly changes are made to existing legislation. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Where is the crowd favourite?

Monday, 13 October 2014, 4:52 pm | Martin Doyle

According to TV One three weeks ago [Sept 24], the most suitable politician to lead Labour [according to TV One's online readers] was Jacinda Ardern. No one else came close to her for popularity. Why isn't she running? Does she have to wait till old ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Every one's a winner

Monday, 13 October 2014, 10:42 am | Martin Doyle

How is it possible that a party that has been so ineffectual for years and years in Opposition can produce so many candidates claiming to possess qualities that they have not hitherto demonstrated? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Malala a Nobel spirit

Monday, 13 October 2014, 10:38 am | Martin Doyle

The amazing thing about Malala Yousafzai being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize is how a brave victim has proved victorious over her attackers. Ref: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29564935 More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: When Tasers backfire

Friday, 10 October 2014, 5:26 pm | Martin Doyle

The bizarre case of the cops in Timaru exposed as liars by the camera on their own Taser gun is something filmmakers can [normally] only dream of. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Lit by a bloody moon

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 2:18 pm | Martin Doyle

As war and plague extend across the planet, the 'Blood Moon' is like an eerie sign of our times. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Another Fault in Wellington

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:47 am | Martin Doyle

As if the wind, the cold, the politicians aren't enough... Now some bright spark has discovered some gaping new earthquake fault right through the heart of Wellington. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Bring out your bodies!

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 2:27 pm | Martin Doyle

It defies belief: the man who only five years ago refused to pay his rent [and was forced to pay back $32,000 to the State] is now turning his attention to the housing needs of poor renters. Time to be worried. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing over Hager's place

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:24 pm | Martin Doyle

Considering the scale and political nature of the hacking revealed in Nicky Hager's book "Dirty Politics", it is a sad day for New Zealand that the cleverest response is to just shoot the messenger. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Journal of the Plague Year 051014

Monday, 6 October 2014, 2:05 pm | Martin Doyle

Not only has there been no succession planning for the leadership of the Labour caucus but the current list of candidates reads like an electoral death wish. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The Purr-fect Queen

Friday, 26 September 2014, 5:54 pm | Martin Doyle

British Prime Minister David Cameron has [unwittingly] revealed that the Queen "purred" when he rang her with the news that Scotland would not be going Independent. It doesn't take a brain surgeon to work out that something wild and profound has been hidden ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: ISIS advises

Friday, 26 September 2014, 4:19 pm | Martin Doyle

In the face of the medieval barbarity used by ISIS, the allied bombing raids in Syria and Iraq are a breath of fresh air. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Where did it all go wrong...

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 4:53 pm | Martin Doyle

The Labour Party is so riddled with problems at the moment that it's questionable whether they are sufficiently qualified to conduct an honest autopsy on themselves. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: There's Always Hop

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:34 pm | Martin Doyle

What to do in the event of NOT winning the General Election appears not to have crossed anyone's mind in the Labour Party. If it's too hard to work out, then they should be grateful they're not having to do something really challenging – like running ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Slaughterhouse Blues

Monday, 22 September 2014, 4:03 pm | Martin Doyle

John Key's "steak" versus "a lamb chop" [comparison between National and Labour] before the Election became a slaughterhouse for Labour. Issues like mass surveillance will now be cut away from the agenda like unwanted offal. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Election on a fork 'n' knife-edge

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:20 am | Martin Doyle

John Key's "steak" versus "a lamb chop" [comparison between National and Labour] is the smug language of arrogant restaurant diners. With such a large lead in the opinion polls, many of his supporters will be dining out early. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The simple reason why

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 5:35 pm | Martin Doyle

The main thing a nation loses when subjected to mass surveillance is all its digitised intellectual capital. It's the electronic equivalent of 'picking someone's brains'. More >>

 

 

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