Open Forum – Saturday

19 August 2017

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12 Comments

  1. chrism56

     /  August 19, 2017

    See David Parker in a talk to Canterbury farmers threatened to increase their water tax
    “I’m not here to negotiate, don’t push me or it will be 2c instead of 1c”
    Is this a deliberate policy move or proof they don’t actually know what they are doing?

    • PDB

       /  August 19, 2017

      I mentioned this in today’s ‘media watch’ & it has a post on Kiwiblog.

      Unlike the comments of a similar nature made by Alfred Ngaro I expect this gets close to zero coverage from the MSM as it doesn’t fit the ‘new dawn of Labour’ propaganda.

  2. Gold.

     /  August 19, 2017

    Weekend Laughs.

    It wasn’t that long ago Green MP, Steffan Browning, was the butt of many a joke because of his support for homeopathy.

    Now a new treatment to treat potentially fatal allergic reactions to peanuts uses a similar methodology to homeopathy- treating like with like, at infinitesimal doses,

    From what I’ve seen the equivalent homeopathic starting dose for this treatment would roughly be a 1-3x potentisation with some of the reagent remaining.

    However, I’m still of a view Glyphosate is the root cause of many allergies.

    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/world/cure-peanut-allergy-in-sight-after-world-first-trial?auto=5544552599001

    • Corky

       /  August 19, 2017

      Weekend Laughs.

      It wasn’t that long ago Green MP, Steffan Browning, was the butt of many a joke because of his support for homeopathy.

      Now a new treatment to treat potentially fatal allergic reactions to peanuts uses a similar methodology to homeopathy- treating like with like, at infinitesimal doses,

      From what I’ve seen the equivalent homeopathic starting dose for this treatment would roughly be a 1-3x potentisation with some of the reagent remaining.

      However, I’m still of a view Glyphosate is the root cause of many allergies.

      https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/world/cure-peanut-allergy-in-sight-after-world-first-trial?auto=5544552599001

  3. Blazer

     /  August 19, 2017

    Labour are not in Govt.Ngaro is…and he explained Nationals M.O well.

    • PDB

       /  August 19, 2017

      There is no difference except for the MSM reporting of it and the fact Ngaro was in no position to make his threat come true whilst Parker is high enough in the Labour hierarchy to follow through on his threat.

      Otherwise both Parker and Ngaro were talking of there being financial consequences for organisations that don’t toe the line.

    • PDB

       /  August 19, 2017

      Andrew Little on Ngaro: “But Labour leader Andrew Little said Mr Ngaro should have offered his resignation.”Given his failure to understand, and stand up for, pretty basic standards. You don’t go around threatening organisations who receive public money, that if they don’t toe the Government line, they’re going to be punished.”

      Audrey Young: “Ngaro comments warrant the offer of a resignation”.

      I look forward to these two people applying the same standards to Parker – I wont hold my breath.

  4. Blazer

     /  August 19, 2017

    so you have conceded a Labour win already.Very good.

    • PDB

       /  August 19, 2017

      Only Winston ‘wins’ – on the night National will have the most votes of any single party.

      • duperez

         /  August 19, 2017

        Is that a bit like saying, “They won but they needed kicks to do it, we scored more tries”?🏉

  5. Kitty Catkin

     /  August 19, 2017

    Hands up those who are sick of hearing about Aaron wossname and his dreary dunny doings.

    One must wonder what sort of person would clamp their ear to a dunny door and record the sounds therein.

    That person’s judgement must be poor’
    Who clamps their ear to a dunny door.

  6. lurcher1948

     /  August 19, 2017

    Im proud i have put my self forward as trumps chief straightest, and my goal is to raise the profile of lurcher dogs,my site is YourNZ for public support….YES