Open Forum – Thursday

23 November 2017

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27 Comments

  1. lurcher1948

     /  November 23, 2017

    Lets get started…

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    • Conspiratoor

       /  November 23, 2017

      “It was observed relatively early in his presidency that President Trump had developed a strong position on fighting terrorism, making good on his campaign promises. It was reported in June 2017 that public trust in the Trump Administration in protecting the nation from terrorism increased to 70%, up from 55% in 2015. By July 2017, the U.S. had gained ground against ISIS in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and it oversaw the first steps of military expansion. President Trump’s strategy on defeating ISIS differed from that of Obama’s, and gains against ISIS increased during the Trump Administration”

      http://www.conservapedia.com/Donald_Trump_achievements:_Military,_national_security,_and_anti-terrorism

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    • Corky

       /  November 23, 2017

      I think reality has left your fantasy world behind, Lurchy.

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  2. Corky

     /  November 23, 2017

    Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in China saw some international models and singers banned from entering the country. Katy Perry was banned for singing in Taiwan, dressed in a yellow solidarity dress. One model pulled squinty eyes on social media.

    Quote from a communist party aligned media paper:

    “Payback was unavoidable. Those who are serious about developing careers in the Chinese market can draw lessons from this case and learn to abide by the rules in China,” it said.

    Can somebody, anybody, please tell me the mental impediment stopping Western governments having a similar attitude towards Muslims?

    http://www.news18.com/news/lifestyle/victorias-secret-gala-stumbles-across-the-line-in-china-1583435.html

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    • Kitty Catkin

       /  November 23, 2017

      No, because you probably can’t see the difference between individuals being refused visas-not uncommon-and people being banned en masse because of race or religion.

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    • Is this naive or what?

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      • Blazer

         /  November 23, 2017

        may be an emotional person..I guess.

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      • Corky

         /  November 23, 2017

        Wet, Wet , Wet. If Golriz stopped to think, she would realise wages have nothing to do with P addiction. If you are dealing drugs, you are in it for the money. Who the hell wants wages when any halfwit can pull two grand plus per week just by dealing?

        The average crim knows how to work these well meaning middle class liberals.

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      • Kitty Catkin

         /  November 23, 2017

        Naive or disingenuous. Plenty of people are living on low wages without resorting to drug dealing.

        Who will employ a convicted P dealer ? My opinion of Golriz Ghahaman has just plummeted.

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  4. duperez

     /  November 23, 2017

    It’s good to be out in the paddock chopping wood and reflecting on the weird and wonderful things of life.

    Like how those who loathe teachers and schools are upset because their kids aren’t allowed to go to school before they’re five. So they want their precious charges to go younger and spend more time in the care of those they don’t trust? They want more of the most formative years of their offsprings lives to be spent with the brainwashing lefties?

    Or they don’t want the state telling them their children can start only school at a certain age, when they as parents know what’s best for them, but they put up with other state controls in the institutions. Like their children must attend, they can’t leave until they’re 16 and there’s any arbitrary starting age at all. 🙃

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    • Kitty Catkin

       /  November 23, 2017

      On the first day of school, a little boy was crying in the playground. The headmaster heard him and asked what was wrong.

      ‘My mum says that I’lI have to come here every day until I’m 16 !!!’ wept the boy.

      ‘ I don’t why you’re crying about THAT-I’ll have to come here every day until I’m 65.’

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  5. Corky

     /  November 23, 2017

    Just seen two Maori cops on One News get off charges of kidnapping. I understand why they did what they did. But I’m calling bullshit on the court and jury. They have been unduly influenced by cultural crap. And the jury fell for it.

    I ask myself would a Pakeha police officer get off without the crux of cultural initiatives to back the case for similar actions? The answer is no.

    However, both officers still have to face a job review. The result should be instant dismissal in my opinion.

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  November 23, 2017

      It is extremely hard to convict any cop of anything. Getting off is normal.

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    • duperez

       /  November 23, 2017

      Lucky for them you weren’t there then eh? You apparently weren’t there to hear all the arguments and the things to consider like relevant law, and how the people involved presented but you know they were guilty. And you know that the jury were unduly influenced by cultural crap.

      You also know that pakeha cops in exactly the same situation would have been found guilty.

      Get in touch with whoever makes the decisions and tell them they could save the country a lot of money by obviating court cases and simply referring to you.

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      • Corky

         /  November 23, 2017

        Yes. Didn’t have to be there, bud. The case was spelt out. There was no relative law. Yeah, they don’t deny they did what they did. THAT IS MY OPINION.

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  November 23, 2017

          How wonderful to be able to judge a case without being there.

          Getting off and being found not guilty are not synonymous.

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      • Corky

         /  November 23, 2017

        How semantically sanctimonious Kitty can be. So what has she said? Nothing.

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  6. Kitty Catkin

     /  November 23, 2017

    Downtick, downtick, PDT,
    How we wonder who you be.
    Someone posts, and you are quick
    See the post and down you tick

    Downtick, downtick, PDT,
    This will get one, wait and see,

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  7. Corky

     /  November 23, 2017

    Next she will want chocolates and fake red roses. 😅

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