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NZ Police Commissioner, Mike Bush

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NZ Police EnsignEnsign — New Zealand Police

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Welcome to readers who have linked here from an article at Lauda Finem about the “corruption” of New Zealand’s incumbent Commissioner of Police, Mike Bush.

It’s an interesting read and refers to my “tell all Blog” — which, to make a small correction, is actually over here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com

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Police cover up the findings of their own
inquiry 
into my criminal offending . . .

Secret Inquiry
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‘Call to prayer’

. Call to PrayerImage 2014 © Patrick O’Brien

. An important event in the course of my life — a red letter day — my first visit to the Mosque and, to mark the occasion, I created this image, overlaid it with an Adhan, then posted it to my YouTube account, here:

Call to Prayer .

‘Voice of an Angel’

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Image: Jessie Hillel

— Jessie Hillel —

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Midst our dross, fear, corruption and greed . . . a light to show the Way:

  ● “Ave Maria” – YouTube
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“4 – VICTORY”

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Image:  "Rabaa" - #R4BIA.

— R4BIA —

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#R4BIA — the raising of four fingers — symbol for the massacre of unarmed people in Rabaa al-Adawiya Square by Egypt’s US-backed military on August 14, 2013.

“Rabaa” means four, or the fourth in Arabic, and Raaba al-Adawiya Square has now become equally famous as Tahir Square in Cairo due to the resistance of hundreds of thousands of anti-coup protesters. Here’s a useful essay on events from Counterpunch:

Bloodbath on the Nile
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‘Data mining our kids’

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Image: Data-mining kids.

“And he causes all, both small and great, rich and poor,
free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand or
in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell,
save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast,
or the number of his name.” 
~  Revelations 13:16  

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Orwellian nightmare . . .

And so, it has begun. They call it education reform in America, or social development in New Zealand. Same thing — the tracking of humans from cradle to grave.
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Telling lies to the Nation . . .

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Image: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key telling lies to the Nation.

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key appeared on national television last evening and lied to the nation about his GCSB spying bill which will “legalise” the collection of all our communications on behalf of American spy agencies . . . see here for the interview.

The Prime Minister said that the GCSB will not be collecting all our data — but, when challenged about New Zealand’s role in Five-Eyes and the collection of all our data, (that’s what they do), he refused to answer — waving a dismissive hand at questions about PRISM and X-KeyScore.

John Key’s lies are disassembled here by Dr Rodney Harrison QC., the NZ Law Society.

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UPDATE:

Oooops !!!

Caught in his lie, John Key backs down
and now he asks for us to trust him . . .

John Key issues new GCSB pledge
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Collating the half-truths and lies:

John Key – Liar?
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— Digital Bill of Rights —

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“We the people of the Internet, in order to form a more altruistic online existence, establish privacy of user data, ensure protections for all individuals, provide for the common checks and balances of our online rights, promote the general welfare, and secure the liberty of our online identities and our information, do ordain and establish this Digital Bill of Rights for the people of the Internet.”  ~ Mashable

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1. The user shall have the right to access the Internet.

2. Each and every user shall be offered equal protections of privacy and free speech regardless of nationality, religion or political beliefs.

3. The user shall have the right for his or her view of the Internet to be uncensored and unrestricted.

4. The user has the freedom to choose and control with whom he or she shares his or her activity or personal information. Furthermore, data that a user uploads to an online service shall not be shared with other users except at their consent.

5. The user has the right to all his or her original content, works and information he or she uploads on or produces for the Internet.

6. The user shall have the right to terminate his or her participation with any online service at any time. If a user wants to terminate a relationship with a web-based service, the user shall have the right to delete his or her user data from said service.

7. The user’s online user data and personal communications, including but not limited to email, instant messages, social media and audio and video conferences, shall have the same legal protections as a user’s traditional letters, phone calls and any other physical correspondence or records.

8. No entity — government, law enforcement agency, corporation or human — may collect, examine, steal or otherwise utilize a user’s data without the permission of the user, barring legally justified data collection/search/seizure.

9. The user shall have the right to remain anonymous online, and shall only reveal his or her identity to whom they choose.

10. The user shall have the right to use the Internet without his or her activity and/or communications being monitored by any government or agency.
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‘The Evidence Room’

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Image: padlockImage 2013 © Patrick O’Brien

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It was a standard practise to tamper with the evidence. Often, the exhibit that
was before the court was not the exhibit that I had purchased or obtained
from the target.” ~ Patrick O’Brien | Campbell Live, TV3 News

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A former detective sergeant in charge of the Northland Organised Crime Unit has been charged with the supply of cannabis and methamphetamine which he took from a police exhibits locker, aka the evidence room.

While the courts will decide a verdict — every drug squad informant knows that police exchange drugs for information, it’s standard practise, nothing out of the ordinary, and a reasonable presumption can be made that, in this particular case, the detective must have pissed someone off to find himself in this predicament.

Bad luck, copper . . . here’s what usually happens:

Secret Inquiry
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Stasi State of New Zealand

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Image: enslavement of New Zealanders.

An essay from columnist Gordon Brown which outlines how
John Key’s Government has systematically undermined the
sovereignty of Parliament, and freedom of the individual:

Big Government’s most devoted servant
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Something is rotten in the Beehive . . .

Democracy (sic) in New Zealand
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“Your country, your say . . .”

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Image: John Campbell, TV3 NewsJohn Campbell, TV3 News

The GCSB Bill
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“Your country,  your say . . . Over the next week, we’re aiming for the biggest opinion poll in New Zealand’s history and we’ll be heading south from Spirits Bay and heading north from Bluff, stopping in small towns throughout the country, giving you the chance to have your say and tell the politicians what you think. You can see us in person in your town or you can sign the petition on-line, here.”

Campbell Live – GCSB roadie poll
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RELATED POST:

A selection of references on the widespread opposition to the
GCSB legislation currently before New Zealand Parliament:

GCSB Legislation
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email @ lavabit.com

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Image: Lavabit Logo.

Lavabit — the secure email service used by Edward Snowden has been shut down by the US Government. Here’s their sad announcement:

● http://lavabit.com/
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UPDATE:

Another secure email system closes down
here’s their announcement . . .

Silent Mail
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— Secret Inquiry —

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Image: Insignia of New Zealand Police.

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“In New Zealand, police corruption is investigated by . . . the police
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Regular readers of my Blog may remember that in 2007 I wrote to the Chief Justice of New Zealand, Dame Sian Elias, and confessed telling lies in court to obtain convictions against my targets while working as an undercover police officer and agent-provocateur for the Crown.

Following my interview on Campbell Live, TV3 News, police commenced a self-styled “independent” inquiry and asked for my cooperation.

I have fully cooperated with this inquiry — admitted criminal liability for my offending, stated I will plead guilty to any charges, and have also provided police with an evidential interview where I made a full and frank admission of these crimes.

So, what are the findings of this “independent” inquiry?

Good question — I don’t know — New Zealand police have refused my request for a copy of the report.

I’m not making this up:

So, I complained to the Ombudsman, who referred it to the Privacy Commissioner, who agreed with police . . . the findings will remain a secret.

Cover-up?

Readers may draw their own conclusions.

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Corruption in New Zealand Police
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US Government – liar !!!

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Propaganda ― Lies, lies and more lies:.

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Right on cue, just days after their meta-data explanation was unmasked as yet another mega-lie (yes, they really are reading your emails, chat and TXT messages) the US Government issues an extraordinary global travel warning about the threat of an imminent Al-Qaeda “terrorist” attack and closes down 21 embassies across the Muslim world — nothing specific, of course, but with all the usual trigger words — “Muslim” and “terrorist” and “Middle East” and “Al-Qaeda” . . . gotta’ keep the people frightened.

The US Terror Scare

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Terrorist State
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Privacy Commissioner – Update:

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Image: The GCSB has been illegally spying on New Zealand citizens

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The Government Communications Security Bureau has been illegally spying on citizens, so I wrote to the Prime Minister in April this year and asked him — has the GCSB been spying on me?

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is a slippery individual and would not answer the question — so I complained to the Privacy Commissioner. It turns out there are many hundreds of other New Zealanders asking the same question, and John Key is not answering them either:

Here’s an update from the Privacy Commissioner . . . continues

Teina Pora

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Teina Pora, TV3 NewsImage 2013 © TV3 News

Tonight on TV3 at 8.30 pm — the sad story of Teina Pora, an innocent man who has spent 20 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit — yet another victim of police incompetence, arrogance* and corruption. Here is a selection of articles, references and background material which I’ve posted to my Wall at Google-Plus:

Teina Pora
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* THE FACE OF ARROGANCE:

The arrogant, smarmy face of New Zealand Police — an
interview with Assistant Commissioner Malcolm Burgess:

Live Video – TV3 News
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“Serve without Fear”

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Image: Seal of the Holy See.

A message to the world’s youth from Pope Francis . . .

“Change the world — confront corruption; reject selfishness and intolerance; rip out and raze evil and violence; speak for the  innocent and defenceless, especially those  who can no longer cry out.” Reuters

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— New Zealand’s Democracy Under Attack —

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Image: New Zealand Democracy is under attack — bleeding typewriter .

A cornerstone of our democracy is a free press, currently under attack in New Zealand by the Government — its latest target being Jon Stevenson, an investigative journalist who revealed our military has been complicit in torturing human beings in Afghanistan.

Here’s a selection of related articles and references that I’ve posted to my NOTES:

Attack on New Zealand’s Democracy
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You are being Monitored . . .

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Image: The Government is watching you.

— New Zealand Intelligence Community —

There are cameras on our streets; in buildings and public places; buses, taxis and trains. Watching, recording, and storing. Our private communications are collected, assessed, and stored; and there’s data-sharing of our personal information between Government agencies — despite solemn promises they never would — and, lest we forget, the undercover agents, spooks, spies and other assorted agent-provocateurs who have infiltrated our communities; watching, recording, always watching . . .

Hard at work, the New Zealand Intelligence Community:

The New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) is defined as the NZSIS, the GCSB, together with the National Assessments Bureau (NAB) and the Intelligence Co-ordination Group (ICG).

In addition, there are nine other intelligence entities within the police. Organised Crime Intelligence Unit, Financial Intelligence Unit, Strategic Intelligence Unit, National Bureau of Criminal Intelligence, Identity Intelligence Unit, Threat Assessment Unit, Police Terrorism Investigation and Intelligence Group and the Special Investigation Group.

But, wait, there’s more . . . there are also four other intelligence entities: the Domestic and External Security Group (DESG) within DPMC; the NZ Directorate of Defence Intelligence and Security (DDIS) and the Joint Geospatial Support Facility (JGSF), both within Defence; and the National Maritime Co-ordination Centre (NMCC), within Customs.

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Worth noting — New Zealand has fewer people than a New York Borough.

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Nothing to Fear
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Self-serving man

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This self serving ponce will betray his country . . .

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Image: Peter Dunne — self serving manImage 2012 TV3 News

—  Peter Dunne  —

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“Peter Dunne, you are a deal-making, shallow fool,
sitting down to dine with he who feeds you the
finest fare, closing the windows to drown the
outrage of the masses.” ~ The Daily Blog

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RELATED NEWS ARTICLE:

Dunne’s GCSB flip-flops under scrutiny
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— Helen Thomas —

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Image: Helen ThomasHelen Thomas: 1920 – 2013

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Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill 10 presidents often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died today. She was 92.”  ~ Obituary | New Zealand Herald
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The betrayal of Helen Thomas
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“Liar, liar – pants on fire”

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Image: Simon Bridges - LiarImage 2013 Fairfax Media

— Simon Bridges —

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Government Minister is called out by Greenpeace . . .

“Pants on Fire”
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‘Snout in the public trough’

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Image: Paula Bennett — snout in the public troughImage 2013 Fairfax Media

— Paula Bennett —

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When one spends one’s entire adult life with one’s snout in the public trough, one will look like one Paula Bennett, pictured here, having consumed more than is necessary for one. Paula lives a life of privilege. More than $250,000 per annum from a Government salary, plus tens of thousands more in related perks, this is the person responsible for leading the Government’s charge against our least privileged — the sick, the poor, the homeless.

Paula’s always had it good. State funded education, State funded benefit as a solo-mum, and State funded housing. Yes, Paula Bennett’s had it all . . .

Today, Paula pulled up the ladder behind her — and here’s a New Zealand Herald report:

Thousands will Suffer after Benefit Changes
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On freedom (4)


“A trip calls for a man who has not yet been caged, who has not yet been fucked by the big Fear that makes all society go. Unfortunately, most men overestimate their worthiness as basic and free individuals, and it is the mistake of the hippie generation not to trust anybody over 30. 30 doesn’t mean a damn thing. Most beings are captured and trained, totally, by the age of 7 or 8. Many of the young LOOK free but this is only a chemical thing of body and energy and not a realistic thing of spirit. I have met free men in the strangest of places and at ALL ages – as janitors, car thieves, car washers, and some free women too – mostly as nurses or waitresses, and at ALL ages. The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.” 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

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REFERENCE:

http://bukowski.net/
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M$ Windows for US Government

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Image: MS Windows LogoMicrosoft Windows® Logo

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I came to personal computing in the late 1990s, starting with Microsoft’s Windows 95, then progressing through each of its incarnations . . . 98SE, 2000, XP, and so on.

Rumours have persisted over the years that there was a back door into the Windows OS which Microsoft had created for the US Government to access our systems. Most people dismissed these stories as being the work of nutters and conspiracy theorists.

Turns out these “nutters” may have been right all along with the latest revelations from Edward Snowden — reported here by Glenn Greenwald in the UK Guardian:

Microsoft’s collaborates with the NSA
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RELATED COMMENTARY:

The Public-Private Surveillance Partnership
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The ‘GCSB’ Bill

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— Kiwi Puppet —

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John Key pictured here — sycophantic puppet of the US Government — is pushing legislation through New Zealand Parliament which will “legalise” the collection of all our communications by the GCSB on behalf of American spy agencies, despite widespread and almost universal opposition from Kiwis.

Here’s a selection of references about this opposition which I’ve posted to my NOTES:

GCSB Legislation
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Kiwi voices (6)

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Image: Billy McKeeImage 2013 © Billy McKee

Billy McKee

Another in a series of my posts about Kiwis whose voices are considered radical by mainstream New Zealand — yet they speak for justice and humanity.

This is Billy Mckee, the director of Green Cross New Zealand, a fearless advocate for Cannabis Law Reform, and a champion for social justice and all of humanity.

Here’s his Facebook page:

Billy McKee
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On censorship (3)

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Image:  Wikipedia and the World Wide Web

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I recently pictured New Zealand’s Justice Minister, Judith Collins, as the arse-end of Kiwi justice — seems others hold her in equally low regard. Here’s but one example . . .

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● ‘Judith Collins’ staff censor Wiki articles on justice issues in NZ?’
~ Roger Brooking

July 06, 2013 — “I thought New Zealanders had freedom of speech. According to the Bill of Rights we do. But Judith Collins doesn’t seem to think so . . .”

http://brookingblog.com/2013/07/06/judith-collins-staff-editing-wikipedia-articles-on-justice-issues-in-nz/

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RELATED MEDIA REPORT:

Censorship on Collins Wikipage
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‘Beggars’

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“For there will never cease to be poor in the land.
Therefore I command you shall open wide your
hand to your brother, to the needy and to the
poor, in your land.” ~
Deuteronomy 15:11.

.Image: Christ on the bread-line.

“Christ On The Bread-line”
A wood engraving by
Fritz Eichenberg

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Regular readers of my personal Blog will know I’m a homeless hitchhiker, an itinerant who travels the road, exchanging my camera skills for food, water and a place to pitch my tent. The following true story has two parts; the first of Love, and Kindness — contrasted with the second on our selfish Souls.

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Howrah Station, Calcutta:

I’m walking the streets of Kolkata. Barefoot and penniless, just the clothes on my back, carrying a small blanket which I sleep on each night. All that I owned has been stolen or lost. An older Muslim gentleman, sitting on the footpath, calls me over. I hunker down beside him, our backs against a wall. “Welcome to my home,” he says.

Home is a sheet of plastic on a bamboo roofing-frame that’s attached to the wall as an awning. A hole in the wall provides some dim cavity where his wife and children sit.

I spend three days with the man. We sit on the footpath drinking sweet chai and he tells me about the neighbourhood. A steady stream of people come and go, all eager to meet this visitor from a foreign shore. They bring small gifts of food and drink. Occasionally, a chillum’s passed around. At night, I lay out my blanket on the footpath, sleeping under the plastic sheet.

Time comes to leave and the man uses a small knife to cut his plastic sheet in half. With tears in his eyes, he gives it into my possession. “Travel well, my friend,” he says.

I will always remember this man. He had nothing — yet he gave me half his home.

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Queen Street, Auckland:

Auckland’s City Council moves to ban beggars from its streets . . .
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US Govt – Terrorist State:

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Image: US Government's Imperialism ~ Carlos LatuffImage 2007 © Carlos Latuff

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Hijacked !!!

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Imagine this scenario . . .

Air Force One, with the US President on board, is hijacked by a foreign power and forced to land on distant shores. Kidnapped — the US President is then held captive for more than 12 hours while his plane is being searched. Unlikely?

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Well, it just so happened that, earlier this week
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Hijacked – Bolivian President’s Plane
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Terrorist State
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“John Key is a liar . . .”

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Image: "The scream" — John Key is a liarImage 2013 © Porcupine Farm

Scream it out . . .

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Today at Parliament, Kim Dotcom gave voice to common knowledge — John Key, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, is a liar. Dotcom’s comments have now been widely reported: NZ Herald, ReutersBloomberg, UK Guardian and The Washington Post.

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Documenting the lies from John Key . . .

John Key — Liar?
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‘Yellow for Cowardice’

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— New Zealand Police —

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New Zealand Police shoot a man in the back — twice — then, when he’s down, hit him over the head with a torch, and kill him. I’m not making this up: here’s the news report.

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● Violence in the New Zealand Police
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