Flirting with the truth

November 22nd, 2011 at 2:17 pm by David Farrar

My latest blog at is called “Flirting with the Truth“.

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6 Responses to “Flirting with the truth”

  1. oldpark () says:

    I just read on the stuff blog site,how the writer hoped someday a pamphlet was put out on how the Labour Party carried out dawn raids on Pacific Islanders and had them deported.Also the writer mentions how Labour in 2004 pursued and cruzified beneficiares in certain towns in NZ.To add to that, time the Nats reminded the PI voters that all is not as it seems.Or the beneficiares, that the false friend Labour is really a wolf in sheeps clothing.Check out the jackboot assaults on the previously mentioned groups.

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  2. ross (1,454 comments) says:

    “The problem has been that some DPB recepients never ever get into the workforce because they keep having more children, while on the DPB.”

    How many recipients exactly are you referring to, or have you not got a figure?

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  3. David Farrar (1,808 comments) says:

    Well 52% of those on the DPB went on it as teenagers. So that suggests a considerable number.

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  4. oldpark () says:

    Cant tell you how many were victimised by Labour Government directives.I can tell you 259 towns were declared no go areas for the unemployed beneficiares.The threat was go there and we will take away your benefits.Some of the places mentioned were Whangara,thats where Whale Rider was made,other places most of the Coramandel,plus huge parts South Island West Coast and much far North.What an indictment of Goff and Kings goody two shoes hypocritical honey dripped lies.Seems to match the Double meaning fear ridden pamphlet they sent out to mothers who have new babies.Like i said they are wolves in sheeps clothing.People should count their fingers after shaking hands with that pack of brigands.

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  5. ross (1,454 comments) says:

    “Well 52% of those on the DPB went on it as teenagers. So that suggests a considerable number.”

    And many of those would have gone off it at various times. But you didn’t say that – you said some “never ever get into the worforce”. How many exactly? Less than 1% perhaps?

    The average length of stay on the DBP is 5.2 years. In other words, on average those who have spent time on the DPB spend a large majority of their working lives off the DPB.

    http://ips.ac.nz/WelfareWorkingGroup/Downloads/Barbara-Collins-Teen-parents-and-benefit-receipt-paper.pdf

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  6. Daigotsu (444 comments) says:

    “Cant tell you how many were victimised by Labour Government directives.I can tell you 259 towns were declared no go areas for the unemployed beneficiares.”

    Thank god National and ACT lifted those prohibitions!

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