The War On Cash Is A War On Your Independence!

“The cashless society is the IRS’s dream: total knowledge of, and control over, the finances of every single American.” Ron Paul Today it was announced that the IRD would start clamping down on what they call “cashies”. The testing ground is Auckland and is to be extended if that worked. The gist of the article […]

My Choice 22-10-2013

My choices of news for today and per request I will add some more links to the NZ Connection to my list. Terror here, terror there, terror everywhere: U.S. Army Hones Anti-terror Strategy for Africa, in Kansas. CIA Operated Aerial Spraying Plane Carrying “Mutated” Virus Shot Down In China. Homeland Security Spends $80 Million On […]

While Obama Chairs The Collapse Of The Dollar, The Smiling Assassin Closes The Global Banker Take Over Deal!

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost 40 years……It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of […]

The Tiny Dot Screws You. What you Gonna Do About It?

No, I’m not against paying towards common interests we might have. I don’t have children but I would happily pay towards making sure all children had a save childhood full of learning and curiosity. I would happily pay towards an infrastructure which secures our ability to travel freely, bee it a train system or a […]

How The Super Rich Avoid Taxes Even As They Demand That The Rest Of Us Pay More

While this post addresses the tax situation in the US I still think this is interesting for New Zealand too. The way that we tax people in the United States is fundamentally broken and should be completely discarded.  The U.S. tax code is absolutely riddled with loopholes that allow the super rich to legally avoid […]

More dumbing down more crime more profit for the private jails to come!

Hamilton City Council could charge readers $2 to borrow an adult fiction book and reduce its libraries’ operating hours – including closing on Mondays and Tuesdays – under cash-cutting proposals. The changes to library services, as well as moves to increase fees at the city’s cemeteries and crematoriums, are part of the council’s attempt to […]

Strip clubs, Tranzrail shares, Swingers and Tax dodgers: John Key may be squeeky clean but he sure knows how to pick his friends

During his election campaign John Key had to come clean about “business” visits he “had” to make to strip clubs while working for Wall street giant Merrill Lynch and he tried to avoid having to tell people he had met secretly with Lord Ashcroft, the man who promised to file his tax returns with the […]

Carbon tax, counsil tax, everybody tax tax. Are you ready for the big looting?

This is now happening in the UK. How long before they think this one up in NZ? Shocking new details of a stealth tax of up to £600 for householders with views of any kind, patios, conservatories and even a nearby bus stop are revealed for the first time today. Documents obtained under the Freedom […]

Tax the Rich! State Budget Crisis Deepens: Humanitarian Crisis Emerges

Social catastrophes are poorly expressed by statistics. A recent study by The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed that 41 states are facing severe budget shortfalls for 2009. Some states are worse off than others, with California ($31.7 billion) and Florida ($5.1 billion) leading the deficit pack. In all, the 41 states are currently […]

Study Says Most Corporations Avoid US Income Tax

Huh, why am I not surprised. WASHINGTON — Two-thirds of U.S. corporations paid no federal income taxes between 1998 and 2005, according to a new report from Congress. The study by the Government Accountability Office, expected to be released Tuesday, said about 68 percent of foreign companies doing business in the U.S. avoided corporate taxes […]

New Zealand well-prepared for global slowdown

Placing this article does not mean I endorse labour. But I do think that the fiscal conservancy of labor has placed this country relatively better placed to weather the coming storm than other countries like the US and Australia. Thursday, 24 January 2008, 10:14 am Opinion: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Michael Cullen Minister of […]