How much is it worth spending to save a dolphin?

How much is it worth spending to save a human life? That may sound like a crass question but it is one that medical systems must answer. Resources are limited and if you spend too much keeping someone alive, that will mean you have too little to spend on other valuable things, including keeping other people alive.

That’s why PHARMAC will not supply a drug if it costs more than $40,000 to keep someone alive for a year.  

ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte calls for resignation of Dame Susan Devoy

Dame Susan Devoy has responded to my speech calling for racial equality by publicly condemning it as “grotesque and inflammatory".

That would be nothing more than a sign of ignorance if she were still a professional squash player.

But she is no longer a squash professional. She is the Commissioner for Race Relations. Her role is specified in legislation.

We need a civilised discussion about racial law

Public Meeting at De Canta Tapas Bar, Devon St, New Plymouth

 

Yesterday I published the speech that I gave to the ACT Party Waikato Conference on Saturday. It concerned a fundamental principle of Western civilisation.

I said that all citizens should be equal before the law.

I realise that in some countries, such as Afghanistan, that might be a controversial idea. Many people in Afghanistan reject the idea that women should have equal rights.

ACT Candidate for Epsom delighted by second endorsement

ACT Candidate for Epsom delighted by second endorsement
David Seymour, ACT Candidate for Epsom
29/07/2014

ACT Candidate for Epsom delighted by second endorsement

“I’ve had my second endorsement in only 24 hours. I didn’t think there could be a clearer indication to centre-right voters of how to vote than that given by the Prime Minster yesterday. 

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