Posts by Paul Campbell

  • Hard News: Where are all the polls at?,

    With those numbers I think the Maori party is the likely 'kingmaker'

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Up Front: The Surprisingly Sincere Up…,

    yes but ....

    197 (e)
    at any time on polling day before the close of the poll, conducts a public opinion poll in relation to the election:

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Up Front: The Surprisingly Sincere Up…,

    Oh - and my daughter in Melbourne tells me she has indeed voted ... it has begun

    BTW - parents please take your kids with you on election day when you vote, we did it every time, so they knew it's an important part of becoming an adult ...

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  • Up Front: The Surprisingly Sincere Up…,

    (from the greens: “How to vote from anywhere” - I sent it to my daughter in Oz)

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Drugs and human rights,

    Attachment

    Today's Tremain

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Drugs and human rights,

    "class traitor" == "I've got mine, screw you" as far as I'm concerned

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Drugs and human rights,

    Bill English says it's a good thing we don't have a written constitution because it gives him more power, maybe it's time we did

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Drugs and human rights,

    One of these days we have to give the bill of rights act more teeth, and everyone in NZ should know those rights and be able to quote them back to politicians when they start to propose this sort of crazy

    Hear that Labour? first things for your proposed civics classes - make sure every kid coming out of school knows their rights and knows they should aggressively affirm whenever appropriate

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Where are all the polls at?, in reply to Andrew Robertson,

    I understand that, in this case he just had Parliament pay to send his poll to everybody in his electorate. No one made any phone calls.

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Where are all the polls at?,

    I was push polled by National about 10 years ago, full of have-you-stopped-beating-your-wife sorts of questions. From my local list MP (Michael Woodhouse) on the govt's dime no less, disguised as a poll of constituents opinions

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2541 posts Report Reply

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