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After Geithner, Daschle, Richardson, Killefer, et al, further consideration of Labor Secretary nominee Hilda Solis has been postponed because her husband ‘only yesterday paid off tax liens, some of which had been pending for up to […]

Interesting to compare New Zealand’s stimulus package with those proposed in Australia and the US. New Zealand has a conservative government made up mostly of people who have actually run things before, including in many cases their […]

A brave busker versus the Evil Dunedin Council of Doom (EDCOD, P.O. Box 666, Dunedin Central). Ha ha. I learned the pipes as a teenager, and love pipe music. But I am also a business owner. […]

I was in the airport in Auckland the other day and saw this headline. Well, it didn’t actually say that. The magazine was upside down, and that’s what it looked like. It actually read ‘Obama Changes […]

This is a good thing, not just for Obama’s administration, but for the credibility of the US overseas. Daschle may be talented, but his appointment would not have passed the ‘smell test’. Tax issues with Killefer, […]

Via Kathy Shaidle, this report from  the Catholic Register. ‘In elementary school, teachers tried to deprogram students of any anti-Jewish sentiment we might have heard at home. In high school history class, we watched footage of […]

The story of the kidnapping of Sean Goldman has become much more widely known in the couple of days since the US Dateline report on January 30th. For those who don’t know, Bruna Goldman took her […]

No surprise, given how strong the FBI audio tape evidence semed to be. Illinois senators ‘found Mr Blagojevich guilty of engaging in a lengthy pattern of pay-to-play politics in which he traded campaign donations for political favors and […]