Author(s): Richard Prosser
BACK COVER - ON CLOSING THE GAP: "If these idiots get their way, the only gap we will close will be the one between New Zealand and Somalia." ON WELFARE: "Taxing the rich and the industrious, so that the lazy and the self-pitying are not required to work, is not sustainable." ON PRIVATISATION: "Water is a necessity of life and a basic human right, not some discretionary product to be usurped for profit by the grubby little Shylocks of the self-styled New Right, or any of the other worthless parasites who prey on decent society. These people are not Right-Wingers, whatever they may claim; they're soulless thieves, bereft of decency, morals, or a work ethic, globalists and internationalists by nature..." ON 'LIBERALS': "I mean if people want to be weak, stupid, effeminate, erectile dysfunctional, naÃ¯ve, apologist, namby-pamby, thumb-sucking, lefty pinko fantasy-land morons, let them find their own word for themselves, and leave liberal for us genuine freedom-loving, gonad-equipped, libertarian go-getters" ON KEEPING POLITICIANS HONEST: "Our Prime Minister, and members of the Cabinet, need to have a similar Sword of Damocles hanging over them; they need to know that if they donâÂÂÂÂÂ�ÂÂÂÂÂ�t perform, conform, behave properly, and do as We The People tell them, that they'll be out on their ears, not maybe in three years time, but maybe next month. That should keep the bastards honest." PREPARE FOR A WITTY, PUNCHY & EASY-TO-READ EXPLANATION OF EVERYTHING THAT'S WRONG WITH NZ, AND HOW TO PUT IT RIGHT...
RICHARD PROSSER is not just the newly-elected NZ First MP who hit the headlines in December for suggesting taxi drivers and bookshop workers should be allowed to carry guns (well, maybe not bookshop workers specifically, but is also one of the most popular opinion columnists for Ian Wishart’s Investigate magazine.