Open Forum – Friday

19 July 2018


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  1. Gezza

     /  July 20, 2018

    Free Speech – are we for or against it?


  2. Blazer

     /  July 20, 2018

    must not be paying the’ going rate for talent’….hopeless..

    • OMG That’s a terrible, terrible poem

      • It’s terrible, but it’s not a poem..It’s chopped up prose.

        If that’s the poem of the week, I hate to think what the rest were like.

  3. Corky

     /  July 20, 2018

    Watched a Jeremy Kyle Show yesterday. The guest was a girl who had a problem with her father transitioning to the female gender. As it turned out DNA testing showed the father wasn’t her biological father. What an absolute balls-up.

    In the audience were Muslims, and I thought to myself; these people have just had their prejudices regarding Westerners and our liberal attitudes confirmed.

    • Gezza

       /  July 20, 2018

      As it turned out DNA testing showed the father wasn’t her biological father. What an absolute balls-up.

      You did well to stick it out. Was he in the US or the UK. You don’t even get on that show unless you & your family & friends are the absolute dregs of white society in his UK shows. Everyone I’ve ever seen featuring on that show has been as dumb as a sack of hammers with the morals of alley cats, the verbal dexterity of a baboon, & the IQ of a retarded pukeko.

      • Corky

         /  July 20, 2018

        Lol.. yes, many are bottom of the barrel

        • Like the ghouls who watch it, both in the studio and on television, I imagine.

          Unless the people were dressed as Muslims, you don’t know that they were, or that they were not born in the West….or what they were thinking anyway. All you know is that they had dark skin.

          • Corky

             /  July 20, 2018

            I emailed the show and was told they were definitely Muslims because they ask for a free room to pray in. As to what they were thinking, well, that was a guess based on the fact Infidels in the audience had trouble comprehending the story.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  July 20, 2018

              The people in a studio audience did that ? What do you take people for ? A free room in a television studio – good luck finding one. You can’t have been in one. Space is at a premium.

              I have been in front of the camera and been in the audience, and this just would not happen.

              The audience isn’t there much longer than the time it takes to film the show, as you would know if you’d ever been part of a studio audience ! They come in, watch the show and leave, they don’t hang around long enough for anything else.

              You are really scraping the bottom of the barrel here.

  4. duperez

     /  July 20, 2018

    I read “Immigration NZ has granted visas to controversial Canadian speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux.”

    The noise you hear will be venue managers falling over themselves to hire their premises out to them. The biggest racket will be when someone like Auckland University says they have no available spaces.

  5. lurcher1948

     /  July 20, 2018

    Once again i ask is Kiwiblog and David Farrar part of the NZME altright wing media group, when one section sings they all sing together as a rightwing team including Kiwiblog,he posts in unison…maybe the National party isn’t paying him enough to support a family to a rich enough standard he was used to???

    • Are you serious? Do you know his business CURIA? He doesxpolls for the NP among others.

      The level of conspiracy theory is ridiculous. These people all think the same, to a greater or lesser degree.

  6. Corky

     /  July 20, 2018

    Very Brave People:

    • lurcher1948

       /  July 20, 2018

      Don’t you not like your new muslim neighbours Corky, MAYBE they dont like your attitude????just wondering

      • Corky

         /  July 20, 2018

        What Muslim neighbours? I think you are confusing me with Kitty.

  7. lurcher1948

     /  July 20, 2018

    This is for you Corky and the American DESERTERS society, JIMI HENDRIX loves you…just saying

    • Corky

       /  July 20, 2018

      I know he does. He patted me on the shoulder in London circa 1970.

      • Corky

         /  July 20, 2018

        ps- Jimi was a paratrooper if I remember correctly. He was discharged after being injured.

      • Blazer

         /  July 20, 2018

        well I banged a girl that Phil Lynott used to.

  8. lurcher1948

     /  July 20, 2018

    DUCKS 11…Humans 0 nature wins

  9. lurcher1948

     /  July 20, 2018

    GO THE CANES onwards and UPWARDS