Anti-Smacking Bill Reveals Liars, Fence-Sitters
"It is heartening to see John Key take a stand on the anti-smacking bill by refusing to meet with Sue Bradford. But what
he hopes to gain by a wording change to the bill is unclear as we already have legislation outlawing assault on
children," said Peter Osborne, Libertarianz Social Welfare Spokesman. "Then again, changing the wording to the bill will
also allow John Key to do what he does best; compromise and fence sitting."
He says, "The only good thing to come from the anti-smacking bill is that it has shown us what bare faced liars Helen
Clark and Sue Bradford are. Prior to the public outcry both Clark and Bradford were clear that this bill outlawed
smacking of any kind. When they realised the unpopularity of their interference into our lives they both changed their
spin. Of course the bill remains clear: the Police will be forced to arrest good, loving parents for smacking their
Mr Osborne continues, "People must question why, with the ever increasing political interference into our private lives,
assaults and murders of children are becoming more vicious and common! Libertarianz understands only too well that it is
because of the insidious New Zealand welfare system. When people are paid systematically to do nothing; to aspire to
nothing, their lives are altered from a future of possibilities and aspirations to an easy option of subsidised
nothingness. In the guise of 'helping' people, politicians have created a system which brings out the worst in many."
In conclusion Osborne says, "Libertarianz believes that if people are left to peacefully live without the burdens and
interference of the state then human resourcefulness will allow everyone the opportunity to improve their lives and to
strive for the best within themselves. What a wonderful environment that would be for raising children! Our constitution
would ensure that the Bradfords, Clarks and Keys of this world would have no power to erode the freedom that is ours by
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