Open Forum – Wednesday

3 January 2018

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18 Comments

  1. Corky

     /  January 3, 2018

    President Trumpy continues cleaning house. My, what can be done when you aren’t constrained by the chains of bs and pc. God speed, Mr President.

    http://edition.cnn.com/2018/01/01/politics/white-house-pakistan-military-aid-cuts/index.html

      • Corky

         /  January 3, 2018

        Don’t believe everything you read, Noel.

        • NOEL

           /  January 3, 2018

          Believe what I want to believe.
          Wouldn’t believe half the shit you post.

    • Gezza

       /  January 3, 2018

      As Noel’s article indicates Pakistan has been weathering military aid cuts for some years now. I can’t say I blame Trump for whingeing & spitting the dummy but am pretty sure other countries will be happy to step in & fill the gap. Russia & China spring to mind. They’ve both got arms industries & although the Russians’ main claim to fame has been their military equipment is adequate & as solid as a brick shithouse, they’re getting increasingly sophisticated electronics & avionics as well for their war machines. The Israelis might even be interested. Unless America is planning to spend decades & billions staying in Afghanistan (they’re treating it like another another Vietnam) there’s little real incentive for Pakistan to make enemies of the Taliban.

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  January 3, 2018

        God speed is another way of saying goodbye, so I would agree with Corks on that one.

        • Kitty Catkin

           /  January 3, 2018

          Yes, I know that it meant something else originally, but it’s invariably used now as a form of goodbye.

          • PartisanZ

             /  January 3, 2018

            “God speed Mother Nature … I never really wanted to say Goodbye”

            Who sung that?

            • Gezza

               /  January 3, 2018

              No. Who Sung That sounds like he might be Vietnamese?
              It’s from Guns, Guns, Guns, by The Guess Who.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  January 3, 2018

              I don’t know who sang that.

          • Gezza

             /  January 3, 2018

            1st line of the chorus

  2. lurcher1948

     /  January 3, 2018

    Making Americas golf great again POTUS#45 plays golf every 5 days why running the states
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-golfs-a-lot_us_5a4be59ce4b025f99e1e22ac?section=us_politics

    • Kitty Catkin

       /  January 3, 2018

      He’s making it great again by not being there.

  3. lurcher1948

     /  January 3, 2018

    This is for KITTY,RED(VELVET EARS) in action look at his eyes watching my hand actions, old men can still do it,
    https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/23519112_1729556517055483_7975500549342316436_n.jpg?oh=f42cd1af6eec6bc77542a34325e97bf9&oe=5AEFC416

    • Kitty Catkin

       /  January 3, 2018

      I can see the dog, but there’s no OLD man there….

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  January 3, 2018

      Nice pic, Lurch. Impressive sprigs too.

    • duperez

       /  January 3, 2018

      Ah, now I see! And may see you at NZDAC at Manfield in October! 🐕