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Martin Doyle cartoon: Two medals in the rowing

Monday, 1 September 2014, 5:01 pm | Martin Doyle

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Martin Doyle cartoon: An enduring billboard

Friday, 29 August 2014, 5:30 pm | Martin Doyle

If the claim that MFAT staff ignored instructions and allowed the Malaysian diplomat to flee New Zealand, the very least Murray McCully could do is struggle long and loud to get him back to face justice in our Courts. We've had promises from everyone ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The Whale in the room

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 5:33 pm | Martin Doyle

It's only two years since Judith Collins led the charge against cyber-bullying. Her supplying of information to the Whale Oil site for political purposes is a very sick travesty of all we had been told. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Cleared by the Privacy Commissioner

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 5:07 pm | Martin Doyle

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Martin Doyle Cartoon: Prison Or Psychiatric Care?

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 9:28 am | Martin Doyle

Ref: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/253121/prison-best-place-for-man-expert More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Come in, Boat 5

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:37 pm | Martin Doyle

There is no reason why John Whitehead requires all these weeks and weeks to complete a relatively simple inquiry into why MFAT offered diplomatic immunity to the Malaysian diplomat charged with Attempted Rape. Ref: http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/mccully-announces-inquiry-mfats-handling-malaysian-diplomat-allegations-rh-159093 More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Pam's charm offensive

Monday, 25 August 2014, 3:15 pm | Martin Doyle

Pam Corkery's incandescent blurt at the poor old journalists outside the Internet Mana campaign launch must have had many wondering just when we're going to get a gentler, more caring society. [And just a small point, but the media was invited, ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: So what are we worrying about…

Monday, 25 August 2014, 3:10 pm | Martin Doyle

The use of state apparatus to monitor and control a society is the hallmark of an 'unfree' society. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Simple Survival 101

Friday, 22 August 2014, 5:44 pm | Martin Doyle

While not strictly on the same level as Sun Tzu's The Art of War [c. 500 BC], this cartoon offers an achievable solution to a number of armed conflicts currently raging round the world. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Little Tommy Tucker

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 5:38 pm | Martin Doyle

People who work in intelligence services should not launch themselves into the hugger-mugger of highly politicised public debates. Warren Tucker has made himself useful to John Key in the current debate in a way that ironically matches his 'timely' supply of ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Stuffing around with street names

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 5:30 pm | Martin Doyle

As if the accusation of orchestrated character assassinations were not enough to keep Minister of Justice Judith Collins, 'in chambers', she has now infuriated her learned brethren [and sistren] in Christchurch by using her powers to inflict her ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Best Song Ever Written

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 5:20 pm | Martin Doyle

Now that Nicky Hager's "Dirty Politics" book has exposed an administration that no longer deserves to hold office, Hope is beginning to pump into the Left ventricle of the New Zealand heart. And for John Key, it's time to go. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:55 pm | Martin Doyle

Given the dirty politics that have been exposed in the highest echelons of the present government, the last line of defence for clean democracy would seem to be our actual electoral process. But even that appears to be compromised by having a tainted Minister ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Big Hager is watching you

Monday, 18 August 2014, 3:59 pm | Martin Doyle

If what has happened (according to Hager) in NZ had happened in the US, it'd be Watergate. In NZ, it triggers a gurgling mass of doublethink, newspeak and spin reminiscent of Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four". More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: (Book) Sorrows and Joyce

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:43 am | Martin Doyle

The misuse of the organs of state by a party to destroy political opponents [as described by Nicky Hager] is drastic stuff. Enter stage right Steven Joyce ('You're imagining it all...'). More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Dirty politics

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:23 am | Martin Doyle

The revelations contained in Nicky Hager's book "Dirty Politics", if true, show we've become a sinister banana republic. And beneath the smiling mask, a John Key we didn't know. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: When oafs quote from Shakespeare

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 2:50 pm | Martin Doyle

Given Dame Susan Devoy's caution to political parties re racist comments, and the heightened attention to any such, Steve Gibson's inflammatory use of the term "Shylock" [with its long, long pedigree of anti-Semitism] to describe the PM is a disgrace. ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Justice is a fruitcake

Monday, 11 August 2014, 3:04 pm | Martin Doyle

While New Zealand streets become increasingly violent and unforgiving, the court system itself is full of silent offenders with eloquent lawyers, and judges who see no wrong in anything. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Obscene and not heard

Friday, 8 August 2014, 5:40 pm | Martin Doyle

Considering John Key's own insulting comments last week in parliament regarding the pronunciation of David Cunliffe's name, it is surprising to see the arch sensitivity of the National Party [and for that matter, the media] to the language of young students ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Game Ova

Friday, 8 August 2014, 4:34 pm | Martin Doyle

News that a vast quantity of cage eggs have been sold as free-range eggs will make discerning buyers retch. Ref: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/251461/$1m-of-cage-eggs-sold-as-free-range More >>

 

 

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