The Photo John Key didn’t want you to see. Wealthy Chinese Investors / Immigrants at a National Party Fund-raising Dinner
The one thing I have definitely learned over the last few weeks has been how stubborn, and how gullible many New Zealand voters are. Something else I have learned is how much influence many voters who can barely even speak English, nor know where any city outside of Auckland or Christchurch is, have on who makes up our Gov’t.
Listening to the smug and obviously incompetent and dishonest Prime Minister John ‘Hawaii’ Key tonight on the final debate with David Cunliffe, I could not help but get more and more angry with the blatant untruths he was telling about his incompetent National Party’s management of our Country over the last six years. He talked about how great they have been for our “environment” (Yes, the Gov’t who has allowed oil drilling in our oceans and even in our pristine Conservation Land), and how “Strong the economy was” because of their management (Yes, the Gov’t who has borrowed well over $62 billion!).
Despite John ‘Hawaii’ Key stating these obvious ‘untruths’, the scary thing is many voters will actually believe him, and comment about the ‘wonderful job’ he has done.
Then we have the good old Facebook comments. Oh boy! One comment in particular stood out to me, one from a Chinese Woman who lived in NZ long enough to be able to vote (about two years from what I understand). Despite now being back in China, she had the audacity to comment on John Key’s page stating how great he was, and how she had told her adult children who had now moved here to vote for him.
Excuse me, but I was born here, as was my Wife and my children, and I think WE and others like us, and those who have moved here and lived here for many years, and intend on living the rest of their lives here should be the ones who decide on who Governs our Country! I do not believe some horrendously wealthy immigrant, who only came here so they could buy up some of our houses and land, then move their kids here for a good education, then all move back to China should have any say in who governs OUR country!
Then we have the incredibly HUGE amount of funding that National has received, much of it again from multi millionaire Chinese Immigrants, in fact some (reportedly) do not even live here, but want to buy up land or business here, and so donated to the National Party to try and ensure they win, because they are the party who allows immigrants and foreign investors to do what they wish with our Country, often at the expense of every day New Zealanders.
Yet, what disappointed me more is the fact many New Zealanders will vote for National despite knowing this. Knowing National has relied on the Earthquake rebuild and milk exports to build our economy, and admit they have NO OTHER PLAN for NZ’s economy. Incredibly economic experts have been ignored over the last few weeks, despite their strong warnings the NZ economy is about to collapse! They have clearly stated that NZ needs a new economic plan, and it needs it fast – yet Bill English in an economic debate just last week all but admitted National have NO PLAN whatsoever for the economy, and basically just hope it keeps going ok. Incredible!
Then we have Labour and NZ First, who both have fairly sturdy plans on how they will grow exports, and grow NZ businesses. Yet those stubborn voters just don’t care that these parties actually have viable policies – because ‘we like John Key’ so we are voting arrogantly for him’
I just hope that when people get in the polling booth they think about the following:
‘Should I vote to keep the rich getting richer, and to allow the foreign investors to keep buying up our houses and land – by voting National, or should I vote to put people and NZ first by voting Labour / NZ First / Greens.’
Then again, people could just really throw their vote away, and vote for the Crazy Conservatives.
It’s a crazy World, so lets hope at least during the voting process, people vote Using Common Sense!
GET OFF YOUR BUTT AND GET OUT AND VOTE!