In a world gone mad with political correctness and contrived offence-taking, this site is dedicated to fighting back.

Let’s rejoice in our diversity, poke fun at it when appropriate and mock those sad souls who seek regimentation for everyone to align with their views. Most of all, let’s laugh at life in all of its continuing craziness.

WHY THE GOVERNMENT WILL FALL IN 2023

I’m old enough to vividly remember every election since 1949, which ushered in the first National government.

IGNORANCE

Professional gloomster Bernard Hickey, who it will be recalled spectacularly wrongly picked an imminent Auckland house price crash a decade back and sold up saying he would shift to Wellington, is at it again.

REALITY

The Guardian Weekly ran an amusing cartoon recently.

OUR HERMIT KINGDOM

A thought-inducing story for gullible New Zealander’s appeared in Britain’s Financial Times.

SILLY SPEECH

Of all the silly speech affectations of the past few decades (it’s an inexplicable modern phenomenon) probably nothing is as bad as “window of opportunity”. In recent years this frequently has been shortened to just “window”.