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7 June 2017

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30 Comments

  1. lurcher1948

     /  June 7, 2017

    Another night of ranting tweets from the POTUS.Donald try sleeping all your aides would be gratefull

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    • Gezza

       /  June 7, 2017

      Morning Lurch. Regards to your good lady. I hope she is doing ok.

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      • lurcher1948

         /  June 7, 2017

        Thanks for asking,She had a 5 hour bypass operation but she came through It ok and now is on the way to recovery

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        • Gezza

           /  June 7, 2017

          So pleased. She doesn’t know me, but I’ve seen your lovely wife in one of your clips & I’d love it if you gave her my best wishes anyway.

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          • lurcher1948

             /  June 7, 2017

            Thank folks it was stressfull, ICU in Wellington hospital was fantastic that’s all i can say, she has been moved to level 6 cardio recovery

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          • lurcher1948

             /  June 7, 2017

            I Will she thinks im a mad poster

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            • Gezza

               /  June 7, 2017

              She’s not often wrong I bet. If she’s anything like mine it’ll be why you married her.

        • Alan Wilkinson

           /  June 7, 2017

          Good news, Lurch. Happy for you both.

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    • NOEL

       /  June 7, 2017

      Only seven percent of the American population have a Twitter account.
      So he can’t claim to be using his account to directly connect with Joe American
      The largest group of subscribers is the media so no prizes for guessing his real intent for continally using his account.

      Given those demographics are probably the same here will some aspiring pollie try it here?
      If so will the media show they aren’t as rakarlazy in sourcing a story?

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      • Gezza

         /  June 7, 2017

        What does rakarlazy mean?

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  June 7, 2017

          I don’t really want to know. :-/

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          • Gezza

             /  June 7, 2017

            I do. Haven’t had an answer. Three people have upticked it already, which is fascinating, seeing they obviously can only covfefe what it zebinkles.

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  2. With Indian money opening a massive new coal mine in Australia to feed their being constructed power stations: http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/world/93380007/australias-biggest-ever-coal-mine-to-go-ahead-after-carmichael-project-gets-green-light and China admitting much of its renewables can’t be used: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11870236 It doesn’t look like either of those countries will be leading the Paris accord after the US pullout.

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  3. Alan Wilkinson

     /  June 7, 2017

    The sort of utter sh#t-heads that welfare creates:
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11870542

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    • Kitty Catkin

       /  June 7, 2017

      If you mean shithead, say it. We have all seen the word and heard it before !

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      • Kitty Catkin

         /  June 7, 2017

        How do you know that he was on welfare ? Plenty of people who aren’t commit crimes as well.

        I thought that it might have been the woman who refuses to leave ‘her’ state house and won’t accept other places. We have seen that before; I think that if someone hasn’t a good reason for refusing a state house (like a violent ex living nearby) then they should be told to find somewhere that they will like better-at their own expense.

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        • Alan Wilkinson

           /  June 7, 2017

          The location lifts the probability in both cases to a near certainty.

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      • Alan Wilkinson

         /  June 7, 2017

        PG is a sensitive soul, Kitty.

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        • General expression, fine if not excessive. Personal and targeted is not encouraged, as even id it is not bad initialy it easily escalates. And is unnecessary in a good debate,

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    • Gezza

       /  June 7, 2017

      I must do the same with my knighthood one. 🤔

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      • Kitty Catkin

         /  June 7, 2017

        .

        If I had a knighthood
        I’d flaunt it in the morning,
        I’d flaunt it in the evening, all over this town
        If I gave some money
        I’d make sure that it was broadcast-
        I’d insist that my name be on each thing that I supported-
        A-all over this tow-ow-own.
        GALL-A-GHER !

        That sort of thing ?

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        • Gezza

           /  June 7, 2017

          No. It would scan better than that. 😀

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        • patupaiarehe

           /  June 7, 2017

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          • Kitty Catkin

             /  June 8, 2017

            If you don’t stop filming me-can’t a girl have any privacy ?-I’ll ask Tabby Tom to pee on your flowerbeds.

            Gezza, that one fits the original song perfectly. Actually, it’s quite icky that the Gallaghers put their name on everything they give money to-what swank.

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            • Gezza

               /  June 8, 2017

              Ah, but we & our parents come from generations for whom modesty was a prized virtue.
              They come from a generation for whom self-promotion has become a virtue & a necessity. Hence things like CV’s overstating achievements.

  4. patupaiarehe

     /  June 7, 2017

    Not enough music about. So here’s the remedy…

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