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Martin Doyle Cartoon: Passport to Hell

Monday, 24 November 2014, 1:34 pm | Martin Doyle

With dozens of countries currently experiencing horrific terrorism and suicide bombing, New Zealand is almost 'quaintly Old World' in its deliberations over passports and security. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Emperor Obama

Monday, 24 November 2014, 12:04 pm | Martin Doyle

Granting immigration rights to five million overstayers off his own bat does seem a tad 'imperial' on President Obama's part. One wonders who they will vote for in 2016. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: And we have (had) a winner

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:05 pm | Martin Doyle

While Andrew Little's victory in the leadership contest is above board, it's nevertheless a bizarre result considering that BOTH the Caucus and the party Membership clearly wanted Grant Robertson. Ref: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/259662/results-table-labour-leadership-contest More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Unjolly Roger

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 1:46 pm | Martin Doyle

If it's unacceptable for someone in public office to call someone "Sweetie", and I say "if", then why wasn't Paula Bennett sacked for her "Zip it, Sweetie" comment in parliament? Even on a good day, New Zealanders [male ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Housing vultures

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:16 pm | Martin Doyle

Is there some way of slowing either our breeding, or levels of immigration, so that we've always got the right number of houses to match the number of people who need them? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Happy landing on 67P

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:52 pm | Martin Doyle

The Rosetta mission's successful landing on a hurtling comet 67/B doesn't just prove their OWN excellence. It is also an inspiring sign for the world that we as a species are better than all the small-minded inhumanity that usually dominates the daily ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: KKK attacks Dunney

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 2:05 pm | Martin Doyle

Oh, dear, we seem to have a wee tiff developing between the two men once labelled 'John Key's poodles'. But comparing New Zealand First to the KKK is vacuous yapping. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: (Far) out on Parole

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:04 pm | Martin Doyle

Our penal system often seems very lenient in terms of sentences [and then early release on Parole]. But the escape of Phillip Smith while on Parole, and then his escape from the country, is like something out of the Keystone Cops. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: TPPA 101

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:01 pm | Martin Doyle

The mammoth significance of the TPPA is only outweighed by the mystery surrounding its contents. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Obama remains upbeat

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:00 am | Martin Doyle

One can but admire Barack Obama for putting a brave face on the Democrats' colossal defeat in the Mid-Term elections. Congress has gone red [Republican]. Ref: US leaders pledge to work together More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Miracle Poison in a pew near you

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 1:33 pm | Martin Doyle

OMG...News that 'Archbishop' Jim Humble is on his way here to market his church's "Miracle Mineral Solution" is evidence of the goddammed madness our po' little nation is descending into. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Extincting hot

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 11:24 am | Martin Doyle

It is a chilling thought [poor choice of words, I'm sorry] that emissions of greenhouse gases have not been as high as today since about 800,000 years ago. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: The case for intervention

Monday, 3 November 2014, 12:44 pm | Martin Doyle

The claim that the 'case' for military intervention against the 'Islamic State' hasn't been made is intriguing. Videoed beheadings, rapes, and mass executions surely constitute a 'case' on their own account. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Skinned at the lights

Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:25 am | Martin Doyle

Auckland motorways are already a bleeding nightmare to get around. Leeching more of people's money via taxes and "user charges" is not going to add much pleasure to the driving experience. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Park of Caravanquished Dreams

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 4:30 pm | Martin Doyle

The acceptance as a fact of life that people will now live in cars and caravans not only spells the end of certain people's dreams. It also spells the end of the New Zealand dream. Pity the children. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Quarter-acre Pavlova Paradise

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:24 am | Martin Doyle

What used to be a virtual norm of New Zealand life - owning a home - seems to have been wrenched away from large numbers of people. Goodbye the The Half Gallon Quarter Acre Pavlova Paradise of Austin Mitchell. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Travelling on the Ebola Express

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:20 am | Martin Doyle

As the deadly Ebola virus scythes through West Africa, it remains a mystery why some people are unaware of the risks, or some health workers themselves see no need for extraordinary measures. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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