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Archive of May 2012

Judge treats rapist with leniency

Tue 29th May 2012:

In Hamilton a 45 year old has been convicted of sexual conduct with a person under 16. The inebriated 45 year old undressed the protesting child and had sex with them. Although the sex was non-consensual the charge of sexual violation wasn’t laid. The offender was sentenced to 22 months imprisonment converted to 11 months […]

Hmmm …..

Tue 22nd May 2012:

Can’t imagine a man being treated like this by a Judge. Find woman not guilty, jury told

Change of Dates To Kill The Family Court

Sun 20th May 2012:

Due to unforseen circumstances the dates for the protests outside Family Courts will change. The new dates are as follows, and each protest will be held betwwen 11am and 2pm. Please diary one or more dates, put on your woollies and join us to remind the government that major rebirth is required to turn family […]

Ministry of Health Suicide Report Neglects Men

FYI, here is my letter to the Minister of Health concerning his ministry’s latest report on suicide, due for public release on 24 May no doubt with Peter Dunne crowing about the achievement. It’s a serious indictment on the NZ government concerning its prioritization of women and neglect of men even in this area that […]

More Marauding Media Misandry

Fri 18th May 2012:

There never seems any end in sight concerning misandry in our media and in our world as reported by media. I only have time occasionally to expose a few current examples as in this post, but the fact is that rarely a day goes by without ongoing media evidence of sexism against men. It would […]

An Assessment of Proposed Changes to the Child Support Formula

Thu 17th May 2012:

An Assessment of Proposed Changes to the Child Support Formula Stuart Birks Massey University – College of Business Policy Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 31-38, February 2011 Abstract: The current New Zealand child support formula has been in place for nearly twenty years. Despite recognised problems and ongoing dissatisfaction, only minor changes have been […]

How Daughters can Enrich and Rebuild their Adult Relationship with their Fathers?

Tue 15th May 2012:

Robert Wiston discusses Dr Linda Neilsons work Dr. Linda Neilsons website While most American women obsess about the laments of frazzled mothers, a handful of their daughters at Wake Forest University are turning their attention to the study of that mysterious and often-demonized species – fathers. Yep, you read it right. Fathers. Dear ol’ Dad. […]

The Ugly Face of Femaleism

Sun 13th May 2012:

This has been a dark week for men in New Zealand with many influential people displaying ignorant misandry. Their comments show that they do not deserve to be in positions of influence. The roller coaster was started with the government’s announced changes to our welfare system.

Child Support Reform 2012

Hi all, I am seeking to activate a network of parents who are concerned about the changes to the CSA 2012 to actively organise action and lobby MP’s etc. If you are interested please email scrapthecsa@gmail.com Regards Scrap

How to workout your child support for 2013

Get ready Mums and Dads this is how child tax will be caculated in 2013 and as a result many of you are about to get done over by these changes. How to workout your child support for 2013 Summary of key steps in determining child support payable for a particular child Step 1: Work […]

Eulogy for Bert Potter

Sat 12th May 2012:

I read this at my father’s funeral today: When I went to Middlemore last Sunday to identify dad’s body, the young cop asked me: “How long have you known the deceased?” Well, it’s been 55 yrs. Now I know you’re not supposed to speak ill of dead but some things have to be said.

Scientific Basis for Rebuttable Presumption of Shared Parenting

Developments in behavioural research in the last 40 years should have long ago swept away the old ignorant prejudices, that substitute for valuable decision making in familycaught$. The familycaught$ is largely backward looking, in attempting to decide cases by fitting them to preceding cases, rather than deciding cases according to the facts of the case […]

Administrative Review?

Fri 11th May 2012:

I have recently been made unemployed and have since found out that I owe 12,000$ in Child support from the periods ending 2004 & 2005, I thought this was strange because I become bankrupt in 2004. After some investigation into this I found it was estimated on my 2003 income @ the maximum allowed – […]

Child Support – Dunnes moves a 20th Century Solution

Wed 9th May 2012:

Paul Jenkins is a name we should not forget. It confirms what we all know, child tax enforcement is draconian, brutal and drives dads to kill themselves. Ask yourself the question: What does the IRD do? IRD is the revenue collection department, the tax woman. Its reason for existence is to collect money from citizens. […]

Dunne runs for cover following death by child tax

Tue 8th May 2012:

Following Paul Jenkins death by child tax miraculously Dunne’s disaster to be gets a rapid path to first reading. Child support is set to be overhauled in the biggest proposed changes to child support law in 20 years. The income of both parents will be factored into child support calculations for the first time under […]

A Loss to us all

Sun 6th May 2012:

Deepest sympathy John, please pass my condolences to all Centrepoint commune leader Bert Potter dies

Kill the Family Court

A campaign ‘Kill the Family Court’ is an initiative of the Ministry of Men’s Affairs. Protests are planned outside successive Family Courts on Fridays during June and July between 11am and 2pm. The Ministry of Men’s Affairs believes that the Family Court under its empowering legislation kills numerous men, women and children by ruining family […]

NZer kills himself over Child Support.

Or should that read Another NZer ….. There’s outrage across the Tasman after debt laden New Zealander Paul Jenkins felt so helpless, he killed himself. The 39-year-old died in Geelong after receiving a $53,000 bill from Australian Child Support Services. The money was to support his ex-partner and teenage daughter, who are still in Wellington. […]

A letter to Chen Guangcheng

Fri 4th May 2012:

Chen Guangcheng the Chinese blind dissident objects to the China One Child Policy and Forced Abortions. Dear Chen, I am led to believe that a Chinese family can have more children if they choose but pay more tax as a deterrent. Your country has long been aware that this planet has limited resources and can […]

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