Open Forum – Tuesday

15 May 2018

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15 Comments

  1. Blazer

     /  May 15, 2018

    Cancerous,crooked,corporate, criminals…all done in the best possible..taste..
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12051526

  2. Pickled Possum

     /  May 15, 2018

    This man Ngahiwi Tomoana speaks a lot of sense.
    He’s not scared of The Charge of the Lycra Brigade.
    Sometimes you just have to go to the press first to get the attention
    of the Corp that is not listening.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12051225

  3. lurcher1948

     /  May 15, 2018

    Gezza / May 14, 2018
    Can you explain to me why you make such a virtuous song & dance on here any time you see a report of a black person being insulted or mistreated by Pakehas in America, & yet you constantly pass up no opportunity to shit on the indigenous brown people of my, your, & their Kiwiland?
    Firstly to get it off my chest im a white New Zealand not a pakeha,and secondly, i don’t live in Aotearoa wherever that is.
    I highlight the blatant racism in America that has got far worse under trump POTUS#45 where white women can cause the deaths of people of color, using the means (death by cop) if in anyway they feel threatened. Here in New Zealand half, the prison population is made up of Maori and Pacifica,but here the police don’t shoot to kill as a matter of course unlike in the USA,hence why i highlight the racist happenings in the USA to POC

  4. MaureenW

     /  May 15, 2018
    • Gezza

       /  May 15, 2018

      I’ll have to take a pic in the mirror. You first though Maureen.

  5. Corky

     /  May 15, 2018

    Quick. Efficient. Final. Guns work.

    If this situation happened in New Zealand…say a pig hunter who’d removed his firearm from his ute and shot a robber threatening women and children, he’d be arrested and charged with manslaughter. That’s how pathetic our justice system is.

    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2018/05/the-best-way-to-stop-a-bad-guy-with-a-gun-is/

    • PartisanZ

       /  May 15, 2018

      That might depend a lot on whether there was such credible video/CCTV evidence and so many witnesses …. Don’t you think!?

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  May 15, 2018

        No, he doesn’t,

      • Corky

         /  May 15, 2018

        Don’t I think? No need to. We just need to follow cases of people taken to court for applying self defence because the police didn’t have the guts to call ”self defence.’ They subjected these innocent people to the stresses of court and having their lives disrupted.

        In the scenario I’ve given above, the hunter would’ve been questioned for hours then held in custody overnight in a best case scenario .

        You may remember the case of an Indian dairy owner. He dealt to a group of scumbag robbers with a hockey stick. One robber was shown outside the dairy with serious facial injuries. Police at the time said they were deciding whether to charge the dairy owner. Police finally came to a decision a few days later not to charge the owner. That was probably because talkback was calling police ”fugwits.”

        • PartisanZ

           /  May 15, 2018

          “‘The first shot ricocheted and got lost. On his second attempt at firing, the weapon locked. Thankfully she was faster than him, because when a thug discovers (their opponent) is a police officer, he shoots to kill.'”

          Spot the difference? NZ vs Brazil …

          • Corky

             /  May 15, 2018

            Yes, I’ve spotted the difference – the innocent had a fighting chance. The average New Zealander doesn’t.

  6. lurcher1948

     /  May 15, 2018

    This is from rightwinger view of life on a nearby alright blog his post not WOBH, their life views are really weird, 8.5 years to go maybe
    rump is delivering. When is the last time an elected libtard delivered anything?

    The most fucked up cities in the US have been run by libtards for decades.

    Why wont the deplorable bitter racist gun clinger white proles see that liberals have so much to offer?

    The magical negro was very divisive. But how the libtards love him

    Then libtards put Hillary Clinton up for election. Now this mad corrupt cow is travelling around the world describing how racist America is. Cant make this shit up.

  7. sorethumb

     /  May 15, 2018

    • sorethumb

       /  May 15, 2018

      Skeptics Society Forum
      The history of science has been a process of marginalizing spiritual traditions, as science weeds out false ideas. Yet this process is being framed as colonial racism wrt weeding out non-European spiritual traditions. That radical ideological view holds that science should include the “ways of knowing” of marginalized non-European cultures. Hogwash! The same standards that have been applied to indigenous European spiritualism should be equally applied to non-European spiritualism. While I see no problem with calling IS indigenous philosophy and it being taught in surveys of philosophies, it behooves us to preserve the meaning of science.
      http://www.skepticforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=28107

    • sorethumb

       /  May 15, 2018

      If maori want respect they wont get it like that. You gotta earn respect!!!!
      He!!