Open Forum – Monday

10 July 2017

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20 Comments

  1. Corky

     /  July 10, 2017

    Waters Rights!!! Whitey you haven’t got any!!

    Warning. The following link may offend liberals and those with rose coloured glasses.

    http://www.nzcpr.com/race-based-water-rights-a-step-closer/

  2. So thrilled for George Bennett. A first for NZ and the Tour de France. Top 10.

  3. Joe Bloggs

     /  July 10, 2017

    The great Impresario trump on his genius idea to buddy up with Team Russia to combat electoral hacking:

    The fact that President Putin and I discussed a Cyber Security unit doesn’t mean I think it can happen. It can’t

    Well d’uh….

    • Corky

       /  July 10, 2017

      Great stuff on housing. Trump needs similar in the ghettoes.

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  July 10, 2017

      There is no doubt our local governments are now mostly run by f..ing idiots.

    • Anonymous Coward

       /  July 10, 2017

      “An ageing population means “more old ladies with cats”, making cat management more important, Councillor Mark Bunting said.”

      What a bozo.

    • Conspiratoor

       /  July 10, 2017

      Those of us who are able to look at this dispassionately see this as a sound idea. Cats are natural predators, chasing down and killing birds is what they are engineered to do

      • Alan Wilkinson

         /  July 10, 2017

        Been doing it for a long time, C. Birds survived. They don’t seem to survive rat explosions too well.

    • Corky

       /  July 10, 2017

      Things aren’t too bad in NZ, eh, Lurchy….even allowing for price differentials. See, Lurchy, Righties hate unions because they are trouble. That’s why NZ got rid of them apart from those stubborn teacher unions. Lindsay Perigo calls them child molesters of the mind.

  4. lurcher1948

     /  July 10, 2017
    • Corky

       /  July 10, 2017

      Lurchy. What has Dr Lance O’Sullivan and Michele Dickson ( nano girl) got in common?
      Work that out son, and I will tell you your IQ.

  5. Conspiratoor

     /  July 10, 2017

    I see humour on this blog. i also see folks who dont appear to have any shred of a sense of humour and take themselves far too seriously. Roughly in a ratio of 2 to 1. So it was no surprise to see my good friend Scott postulate on this very phenomenon. In support of his hypothesis he even posts a satirical video and analyses the responses…

    https://mobile.twitter.com/RedNationRising/status/883813302484258817

    He works himself up into such a latter he posts his own satirical video but gets into technical difficulties before he can show his hand…

    http://blog.dilbert.com/post/162786625861/people-who-cant-recognize-humor-literally

  6. patupaiarehe

     /  July 10, 2017

    Just for ‘shits & giggles’…

  7. patupaiarehe

     /  July 10, 2017

    Ka kite, y’all. Much love to the ‘stinkythumber’ too…