Open Forum – Sunday

10 June 2018


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  1. Corky

     /  June 10, 2018

    Alternative reality?

    According to the document below an alleged alien captured during the Aztec UFO crash told authorities his great grandfather built a concrete platform on the Isle of Pines 11,500 years ago.

    Page 20

    Whether that’s true is unknown. Many people in the UFO community believe it’s crap. What’s not crap is there are mounds ( tumuli) on these Islands that have a concrete core and iron rings. Excavations have shown no other signs of human habitation…Zilch.

    Archaeologists cannot agree on what and why these tumuli are,or why they were constructed. The wackest theory in my opinion is the one of birds crapping these structures into existence.

  2. Corky

     /  June 10, 2018

    Just heard Dame Tariana Turia on the radio. She said National were on the cusp of understanding how Whanau Ora was more holistic from the Maori perspective than just healthcare.

    She said Sir Bill English was looking at a concept of integrating various Ministries to deliver better outcomes for Maori.

    Under Labour that concept has gone and everything has been centralised. She believes Labour had good intentions, but the wrong approach. And that Maori will digress under this paternalistic attitude ( my interpretation).

    I think she’s being too generous to Labour. Labour wants a compliant voter base relying on government handouts. They don’t want people thinking and doing for themselves. Charter Schools are an example of independent thought being curtailed.

    Most self reliant people don’t vote Left because they realise the foolishness of socialism. Worse, they realise the sweet treats a socialist government DOLES out is hard to resist.

    Dame Tariana Turia is saying the same thing about Labour John Tamihere said over a decade ago. Basically, Labour likes its natives dependent on the government tit.

    • Labour simply pay lip service to Māori. Always have done.

      • Piece I wrote this morning about Kelvin on another blog . I kind of feel sorry for him in a way

        “There’s one deeply unhappy and surly man there in Davis.

        Wheres the rogue, the activist and the man of Mana who had it all at his feet?

        I’m picking that he is mightily offended and hurt by being put in the naughty and incompetent corner by Ardern. I’m sure he’s still smarting over the realisation that he was only ever given Deputy Leader as a cynical and token appeasement exercise and that the real deputies were always the stale, pale male White Boy duo of Robertson and couldn’t-do-the-top-job Little.

        It seems to me he’s still very much in wound licking mode and that it’s potentially a big problem for Labour. The sooner they get that Waka Jumping bill passed the better. Kelvin must feel like an Uncle Tom being that he was instrumental in delivering the Maori seats that ultimately gave Labour the ability to form a government.

        What’d he get in return? Rusty nails and muskets, torn blankets and told to sit outside the Meeting House.”

        • Pickled Possum

           /  June 10, 2018

          Jez Trav when was the last time you spoke to Kelvin???

          • Traveller

             /  June 10, 2018

            Have you been observing him since he’s been consigned to the naughty chair PP?

            I’m sure he’s not at all happy with the way he’s been treated. He’s been cast aside and treated like the proverbial.

            • The whole water issue. Some say it could be a veritable Seabed and Foreshore and Ardern prattling on about Oil and Gas

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  June 10, 2018

      Nice comment, Corky. Spot on target. The Left keep their underprivileged as pets so they can get angry on their behalf. The last thing they want is for them to become independent and happy.

  3. Blazer

     /  June 10, 2018

    disbursement of Whanau Ora funding has been quite contentious.Certain areas were seen to be more favoured.When tribal affiliations are considered this is a major…concern

  4. Blazer

     /  June 10, 2018

    R.I.P ..Sylvia Trench…-a club that included,Miss Moneypenny,Lovey Cravesit,Pussy Galore ,amongst ..others..

  5. Corky

     /  June 10, 2018

    News Flash.

    Trumpy and Kim have met before their official engagements on Tuesday. They are apparently getting on well. This will devastate liberals.

  6. PartisanZ

     /  June 10, 2018

    Funny Germanic fellow …