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Originally posted by DeltaNine
This isn't a conspiracy, it's nature and it's news.
New Zealand government uses earthquake to enact sweeping new powers By Tom Peters 13 October 2010 New Zealand’s parliament voted unanimously last month to pass the Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act (CERRA), which gives government ministers the power to override almost any law in the country’s statute books. The conservative National Party government pushed through the legislation in a single evening, with the full support of the Maori Party, the opposition Labour Party and the Green Party.