Quote of the day

New Zealand needs to balance its environmental responsibilities with its economic opportunities, because the risk is that if you don’t do that – and you want to lead the world – then you might end up getting unintended consequences.  Sir John Key who celebrates his 56th birthday today.

He also said:

We also need to remember the enduring principles on which the National Party is based – individual responsibility, support for families and communities, and a belief that the State can’t and shouldn’t do everything.

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2 Responses to Quote of the day

  1. Happy birthday Sir John, and enjoy life after politics.

  2. Gravedodger says:

    Sadly Ele I have a feeling the second para of your post is a bit of a mystery to an increasing number of MPs using the National banner to advance their careers.
    Some should reset their basic beliefs to align with the bold principles that are enshrined in the foundations of the National Party.

    “To promote good citizenship and self-reliance; to combat communism and socialism; to maintain freedom of contract; to encourage private enterprise; to safeguard individual rights and the privilege of ownership; to oppose interference by the State in business, and State control of industry”.

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