Tax Cuts Endure Earthquake News of the Kaikoura Earthquake has only temporarily derailed what will be one of the biggest issues in election year. Early estimates of $3 billion in recovery costs won’t come close to absorbing $20 billion of surpluses coming down the line over the next four years. The yesterdays of Labour, the Greens, and New Zealand First inventing things to spend enormous surpluses on are back. They will campaign on spending enormous
We Picked It Free Press was the only commentator to pick that Trump would win. How did we do it? The old fashioned way, we did not take our views from self-appointed commentators, we spoke to American voters. What makes anyone think the commentators who told us Trump could not win are any more accurate in their views on New Zealand politics? If you want accurate predictions it pays to read Free Press.
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Nice Knowing You Free Press predicts Trump will be U.S. President. We have been on the spot in the final days of elections and we know how it feels to bomb out. Clinton is bombing out while Trump’s momentum is, as he would probably say, momentous. We also predict that the fallout of Trump’s election will be like Brexit, terrifying the day before and unnoticed the day after.
Good Foresight With New Zealand’s anaemic constitutional
Intergenerational Fairness The Retirement Commissioner has said what ACT’s been saying for a long time, Super at 65 is not sustainable as the number of working aged taxpayers per retiree goes from 4.4 to 2.4 over the next 20 years. Last time the age was adjusted the average life expectancy was 76, now it is 81. Amazingly, ACT is the only party that agrees with the Commissioner while every other party runs for the hills.
Biddy the Cheesemaker Biddy is a world famous cheesemaker who has won international prizes for her cheeses produced in Eketahuna. She has also become a pin up victim of regulatory excess, with her business crippled by regulatory fees taking 40 per cent of her revenue. In this weekend’s Sunday-Startete-a-tete against Labour’s Jacinda Ardern, David Seymour highlights how excessive regulation achieves little for food safety but cripples successful small businesses.
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