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The Best Of 'NOT PC'

Monday, 8 August 2005, 1:16 pm | Peter Cresswell

Two opinion-pieces by Peter Cresswell from his Blog: 1. Brash's Secret Agenda... and 2. Lawyers with their Trotters in the Electoral Trough 1. Brash's Secret Agenda... Is Don Brash a radical ?' asked the Greens' Frogblog recently. Yes!!! trumpets in ... More >>

Election Bribes, Power Greenouts & the Nat Pack

Sunday, 31 July 2005, 5:07 pm | Peter Cresswell

This week: 1. Running the Rule over the Nats 2. No Power 3. Election Bribes for Students More >>

Peter Cresswell: Chris Lewis - Tall Poppy

Monday, 25 July 2005, 3:28 pm | Peter Cresswell

I'm enormously sad to learn that New Zealand Tennis have finally driven tennis ace Chris Lewis from New Zealand . Chris is a wonderful sportsman and a tremendous human being, and his departure for California leaves me angry at his treatment here at ... More >>

Peter Cresswell : 'We Are All Londoners Today'

Friday, 8 July 2005, 3:24 pm | Peter Cresswell

"We are all Londoners today." Doesn't that describe the way all people with a soul feel this morning. The vibrant, tolerant city of London is today's front line in the battle for those western values that makes cities across the west the great places ... More >>

Not Cricket, RMA Reform, and Property Rights Death

Friday, 24 June 2005, 3:12 pm | Peter Cresswell

This week: 1. A black day for property rights everywhere 2. RMA reforms a lane-change, not a U-turn 3. Morally-blind cricketers head to Zimbabwe More >>

Breakfast, Chickens and Graham Kelly, Diplomat

Friday, 17 June 2005, 3:16 pm | Peter Cresswell

Well , Graham Kelly is clearly no diplomat. And we might remember that as Labour Housing spokesman our present High Commissioner to Canada called for all State houses to be lifted up and turned north to face the sun. So apart from causing offence, ... More >>

Peter Cresswell's 'Not-PC': Greens and Dreams

Friday, 10 June 2005, 1:09 pm | Peter Cresswell

This week, the Greens losing their freedom mojo, and In dreams begins responsibility More >>

Dick Hubbard’s Meddling; Rodney on Property Rights

Friday, 3 June 2005, 1:29 pm | Peter Cresswell

This week, Mediocrity and Meddling in Auckland, and ACTing against property rights More >>

Not PC: Shania, Michael Cullen and Bad Law

Friday, 27 May 2005, 4:37 pm | Peter Cresswell

This week, Howling about Shania, and examining what Michael Cullen has to do with bad law. More >>

Peter Cresswell: Budget, and Tsunami Aid

Friday, 20 May 2005, 2:49 pm | Peter Cresswell

Helen Clark is saying this morning that all the talk of tax cuts prior to the Budget announcement was the result of journalists interviewing their typewriters. "Tax cuts don't do much for low-income earners," said a Labour Prime Minister offering nothing ... More >>

Not PC: Blair's Post-Election Blues Vs NZ Politics

Friday, 13 May 2005, 1:05 pm | Peter Cresswell

Peter Cresswell: Blair's Post-Election Blues, and How NZ Politics Measures Up THE BEST OF NOT PC Two 'Not-PC' opinion-pieces by Peter Cresswell from his Blog Not PC More >>

Peter Cresswell: Tax, Rangatiratanga & Property

Friday, 6 May 2005, 4:09 pm | Peter Cresswell

In 1999 Helen Clark's Labour Party went to the country with a 'pledge card' promising among other things no new taxes to the 95 per cent of people who earned less than $60,000 per annum. More >>

Bush Right, Dover Wrong, Fighting Talk Wasn't

Friday, 29 April 2005, 1:23 pm | Peter Cresswell

A tribute to Dover Samuels this morning, who in a regression to childhood normally typical of a Cabinet Minister pissed in a hotel corridor when the Duty Manager couldn't get Dover's electronic door-key to work - possibly because Dover had already wet ... More >>

Peter Cresswell: Women & Nuclear Environmentalists

Friday, 22 April 2005, 1:50 pm | Peter Cresswell

THE BEST OF NOT PC Two columns by Peter Cresswell from his Blog Not PC More >>

Not PC: Brash Has Still Got Education Wrong

Friday, 15 April 2005, 12:12 am | Peter Cresswell

Not PC: Brash Has Still Got Education Wrong by Peter Cresswell, from his blog 'Not PC' More >>

PC's Opinion: That Expectant Hiss

Monday, 11 November 2002, 9:10 am | Peter Cresswell

People my age or older (down, Josephine) might remember the shiver of anticipation they once felt when putting the needle down on an eagerly awaited new record - the expectant hiss as the stylus cut through new, unplayed vinyl in that brief but magical ... More >>

PC's Opinion: Lust Behind The Privy

Monday, 22 April 2002, 2:08 pm | Peter Cresswell

For those who lust after power, frustration ensues at any barrier to the exercise of that power. From the U.S. to New Zealand, the reaction of the power-luster to his (or her) power being blunted is the same. More >>

PC's Opinion: Killing The Beachfront Barbie

Friday, 12 April 2002, 9:31 am | Peter Cresswell

As part of a nationwide project for the Discovery Channel, Helen Clark is travelling the country with the Channel's cameramen to "show 120 million viewers what this country has to offer." More >>

PC's Opinion: Frisking the Freeloaders

Wednesday, 20 March 2002, 12:22 am | Peter Cresswell

Brett has never worn a trenchcoat, "packed a rod", or described a blonde as being as "beautiful as a split lip" - nor have any "best-selling page-turners" been written with him as hero More >>

PC's Opinion: Hobbits Walk Tall With Libz!

Monday, 25 February 2002, 12:31 am | Peter Cresswell

It is sure to annoy the hell out of Helen Clark: Peter Jackson hasn't just won at the BAFTAs - the first film in his 'Rings' trilogy has also scored highly with US libertarians, voting it as the best libertarian film of 2001. More >>