Open Forum – Wednesday

27 December 2017

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26 Comments

  1. Corky

     /  December 27, 2017

    Oh, dear. How sad. Never mind. Yes, you worthless prats, you now have to contend with a ‘do something president.’ If this doesn’t garner President Trumpy more support, nothing will.

    My suggestion to UN bludgers..cut back on your famously extravagant tea breaks, and bring cut lunches.

    https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/foreign-policy/item/26114-trump-s-budget-seeks-big-cuts-to-un-funding

  2. Blazer

     /  December 27, 2017

    Auckland International Airport =A.I.A one of our biggest,most profitable coy’s are rank amatuers compared to..M.B.I.E…they spend 1.25million a DAY on…consultants!
    ‘. Auckland Airport is justifiably proud of spending $1m a day on new projects, which is a large number for New Zealand. ‘

  3. lurcher1948

     /  December 27, 2017

    So today’s the day the cowardly drunken driver who ran away after T Boning the taxi driver and killed him appears in court.Will he/she be given name suppression,all will be revealed…

    • lurcher1948

       /  December 27, 2017

      Oops charged with drunken driving

      • Corky

         /  December 27, 2017

        In China he would be receiving a bullet about now. In New Zealand…home D. Maybe a fine. If the judge has gout from too much good Xmas living- 3 months jail.

      • lurcher1948

         /  December 27, 2017

        20 year old “Farshad Bahadori Asfehani” has been granted bail was 3 times over the limit. This person could be meeting you on the road if daddy gets him a new audi.He could be a foreign student,but then maybe not

      • Alan Wilkinson

         /  December 27, 2017

        Farshad Bahadori Esfehani. 3x over the alcohol limit but a proven scumbag via his actions.

        • Corky

           /  December 27, 2017

          Kind of backs my generalisation about immigrants. What are the chances of being hit by what may be an Iranian( or middle eastern) driver?

          • Alan Wilkinson

             /  December 27, 2017

            Not really. A scumbag immigrant kills a decent immigrant doesn’t prove much except both kinds exist.

            • Corky

               /  December 27, 2017

              My point was…not many years ago it would be a near given that a Maori, European or Islander would have been the perpetrator by dint of demographics. I notice this dude was from My Roskill. That’s another tick for the generalisation many people have about Mt Roskill.

    • NOEL

       /  December 27, 2017

      Not sure why you are against name suppression.
      I’m in favour of everyone before the courts having name suppression and lifted after sentencing.Name suppression shouldn’t be a part of sentencing.

  4. Just begging for a caption competition:

    • Corky

       /  December 27, 2017

      1st Lady: ” I’m sorry Cindy. You know my Donald. When he makes his mind up that’s it. I’m sad you guys at the UN are losing your Champagne and seafood platters.”

      Trumpy: ”Send this message out to the UN. Have them act on it immediately: NO MORE CHAMPAGNE AND SEAFOOD PLATTERS!! ”

    • Gezza

       /  December 27, 2017

      “Hello … Donald? … Do you realise this is the only way I can get you to stop bloody tweeting all day. We never seem to talk any more … “

    • Melania: we just don’t seem to talk anymore.
      Donald: “You know, it really doesn’t matter what the media write as long as you’ve got a young, and beautiful, piece of ass.”

  5. unitedtribes2

     /  December 27, 2017

    Well are you gunna come over for lunch or not

  6. Zedd

     /  December 27, 2017

    I watched the Xmas Dr Who special ; now a lady Doctor.. (goodbye P Capaldi.. hello Jodie W) looking forward to seeing how she goes as 1st one ? 🙂

    • Corky

       /  December 27, 2017

      She will travel to some planet with two moons…and go crazy.

  7. Corky

     /  December 27, 2017

    Say what you like about the Whaler, at least he ”gets it.” At least he publicises it. Where is the rest of of dead beat media?

    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2017/12/halal-kfc-nz-no-big-deal-said-wait/#more-354204

    To be fair, I nearly choked on my organic cornies( kosher certified) this morning when a news item carried a piece about university campuses not allowing freedom of expression, and banning certain viewpoints. The person being interviewed said we need to legislate to stop that practice. That kind of defeats the purpose, but its a step in the right direction.

  8. Conspiratoor

     /  December 27, 2017

    Another gutsy kiwi saving lives by performing a citizens arrest on a chinese tourist. These people shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near a steering wheel…

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11966388

    • Corky

       /  December 27, 2017

      We don’t talk of foreign drivers anymore, Con. The police say it stigmatises certain cultures. Best left to the Fire Service to clean up the remains of innocent victims off our highways.

  9. lurcher1948

     /  December 27, 2017

    DAMN you beat me,but wait she bought her licence at the airport on the way to NZ and has NEVER DRIVIN a car in her life but the NATIONAL PARTY said we have to respect their licence and driving skills,as CHINA owns us and LOTs of retired national MPs are on chinese WATER companies boards. Let them drive and kill as they bring heaps of money in they are worth more than the NZrs they kill or injure…

  10. Corky

     /  December 27, 2017

    Saw One News tonight…felt much better about lower immigrant numbers in the news stories.

    • Gezza

       /  December 27, 2017

      Good. I was starting to worry about you a little bit.