Open Forum – Sunday

26 November 2017

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11 Comments

  1. chrism56

     /  November 26, 2017

    This is why electric cars are not going to be the way of the future unless all the activists are prepared to sup with the devil.
    https://seekingalpha.com/article/4111202-china-quietly-pushed-tesla-gm-vw-rest-auto-industry-brink-cobalt-cliff?
    It also explains why Tesla can’t make their batteries as they didn’t secure a cobalt supply and prices have doubled. (there is more cobalt in a lithium ion batter than lithium.)

    • Missy

       /  November 26, 2017

      No, don’t say that! The Chancellor has just put aside a bucketload of money in the Autumn Budget for development of driverless car technology, and some guy on the radio this morning was going on about how it is only a matter of about 10 years before we will all be using them (and not taxis from what I got from his monologues on it).

      The UK economy apparently is going to depend on driverless cars.

      • Alan Wilkinson

         /  November 26, 2017

        Driverless cars don’t have to be electric. I didn’t read the full article because it required registration but I wondered if the fallacy in it was the entry economics for competitive refineries.

      • Fight4NZ

         /  November 26, 2017

        What, no claim it is all just racism?
        He is saying Chinese have made an aggressive move to gain a dominant market position, an extremely common strategy of theirs in dozens of industries. What evidence does he have they are Chinese, could be America’s with Chinese sounding names.

  2. Corky

     /  November 26, 2017

    Righties don’t worry about the odds. They don’t need a group; cheerleaders or groovy with-it people.

    • lurcher1948

       /  November 26, 2017

      Down ticked you C ,i dont know why maybe a habit

      • Corky

         /  November 26, 2017

        That’s OK. Like the Tongan rugby league supporter who said two English fans sitting next to her at the game were gone by half time, I don’t think you think before you comment. That unfortunately allows people to read between the lines, so to speak.

  3. Zedd

     /  November 26, 2017

    St Andrews day in the Octagon; “ock-aye”.. with bagpipes, highland dancing, singing & yes even ‘the address to the haggis’ with bad jokes !
    nice day for it 🙂

  4. Corky

     /  November 26, 2017

    Tongans in Auckland thinking they are back in the Islands.

  5. Corky

     /  November 26, 2017

    Muslim extremists can make Infidels run for their lives using a simple method called: doing nothing. Just let paranoia destroy non believers. Seems to be working. These Infidels have been well house trained.

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/nov/24/oxford-circus-police-attend-tube-incident