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8 August 2018

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56 Comments

  1. lurcher1948

     /  August 8, 2018

    In the quest for free speech we have to sack people like the VC…lets do it

    • Corky

       /  August 8, 2018

      Yes, Lurchy..that’s what me must do. Like we did against Hitler when he decided to impose his will on the world. I’ll let you in on a secret – the core values between the VC and Hitler are compatible in my opinion.

  2. lurcher1948

     /  August 8, 2018

    Duncan Garner has gone full loose canon today calling for VC to be SACKED in the name of freedom of speech backed by Paula Bennett

    • Corky

       /  August 8, 2018

      The whole country should be backing them.

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  August 8, 2018

      She should be sacked. Garner is quite right. She is an intolerable disgrace to academia. That she was ever appointed is a disgrace to that University Council. She is ignorant, stupid and dishonest – all of which are sacking offences.

      • Corky

         /  August 8, 2018

        Tautoko.

        • phantom snowflake

           /  August 8, 2018

          Best you don’t use that kind of language here Corky; it may cause deep offense to your buddy ‘sorethumb’…

  3. lurcher1948

     /  August 8, 2018

    It’s the first time I have heard a tv host (Duncan Garner)bully and demean a person live and actually get a deputy leader of a political party to back up his bulling all in the name of his version of free speech…moving the shows ratings his prime concern

  4. sorethumb

     /  August 8, 2018

  5. David

     /  August 8, 2018

    The faces of ANTIFA having a bit of a cry at being outed, well if you riot, smash windows set fire to a police car and spend your time looking for a way to physically assault people who,s views you disagree with well thats tough.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/08/07/berkeley-police-slammed-for-antifa-related-mugshot-tweets-after-violent-rally.html

  6. Corky

     /  August 8, 2018

    Here’s the problem I have with Maori and society in general. Maori in this clip are singing waiata to a beached whale…they even hold whare karakia. Sure, whales are magnificent creatures, and I’m truly sorry it came to such a sad end.

    But where are Maori when their wayward youth need a guiding hand? Maoridom seems to turn up after the fact…except when it concerns whales.

    Then we have this bullshit of closing the beach for safety and respect reasons. Why? What’s dangerous? What needs respect? Oh, it’s to allow Maori to hack that carcass up and not upset liberal sensibilities. I guess a Maori hacking into a whale with a chainsaw could be upsetting.

    Funny thing is, when I suggested a few years back the country should have a portable processing plant to harvest these whales for pet food I was called an idiot…by idiots.

    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/sad-end-magnificent-creature-stranded-humpback-whale-put-down-northland-beach-she-didnt-suffer?auto=5818886726001

    • Blazer

       /  August 8, 2018

      wouldn’t go down well on Whale Oil…all that…blubber.

      • Corky

         /  August 8, 2018

        I think you were one on my critics back then, Blazer.

    • Where are you with the wayward youth ? You keep saying that you are half Maori.

      • Corky

         /  August 8, 2018

        No, you keep saying I’m half Maori.

        • You have said it many times.

          Why would I say it if you hadn’t ? I don’t invent things about people as you have done about me.

          • Corky

             /  August 8, 2018

            ”You have said it many times.”

            No, I have said it a few times over the years. You have mentioned it three times in the last week or so. Stop fixating and trolling.. try to be proactive and post something of substance.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  August 8, 2018

              Well, if you have said it, why do you deny it ?

              You seem to be it when it suits you and hope that people won’t remind you of it when it isn’t.

              Please learn the correct use of fixating and pro-active.

            • Corky

               /  August 8, 2018

              I wouldn’t have a clue what you are on about. I have denied nothing. That’s how you know I’m half Maori.😃

              Get a life.. maybe the Country Women’s Institute.

              ”Please learn the correct use of fixating and pro-active.”

              I put the comment through Grammerly. No mistakes. Have you thought about taking night classes?😃

            • Grammerly ??? If it can’t spell its own name, it must be useless. The word is grammar. Two a’s. Grammarly is not a word, either. It would have to be ‘grammatically’.

              Fixate needs an object as a transitive verb. One is fixated on something, one cannot ‘fixate’. It’s meaningless nonsense, as anyone who knows the English language would know.

              I haven’t taught night classes, no. And as a qualified teacher with two other degrees, I would be overqualified to take anything at that level, if you mean teaching people like you.What a hideous thought.

            • Corky

               /  August 8, 2018

              I’m sorry. I forgot you would know more than Grammerly. You should hire yourself out.

  7. lurcher1948

     /  August 8, 2018

    Duncan Garner wants Don Brash and Christian Rankin to start a new party to be Nationals new best friend,it could be called ACT2 or Rank and File Duncan the brown Mike Hosking will run publicity on TV3 AM “show”…damn this free speech is great

  8. Corky

     /  August 8, 2018

    Oh, dear. big news on Three News last night was the vast majority of job seeking beneficiaries tested for drugs passed with flying colours. The inference was clear, conservative nuts like me who bash beneficiaries as deadbeats have been proven
    wrong. Fullstop. Liberal sensibilities have been restored… faith in liberal values confirmed.

    I haven’t the heart to tell these people how they have been sucked in by the feral underclass.

    Liberals first mistake is they believe critics think all beanies are druggies.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11639758

    • It’s just possible that all these people are right and not you, as they work in this field and you don’t.

      • Corky

         /  August 8, 2018

        ” I haven’t the heart to tell these people how they have been sucked in by the feral underclass.”

        That also applies to you. Someone who knows how the scam works may like to comment.

        • As I have not been sucked in by what you call the feral underclass, that is nonsense. I am not involved with drug testing and have never pretended to be.

          If you mean swapping urine samples, that is old. And unless you know that it’s being done (and that the people who work with what you call beanies are too stupid to realise this) your opinion is just that. An opinion, and one with nothing to back it up,

          I suspect that you would be told to mind your own business, anyway, if you did offer unwanted advice to people about their own field of expertise.

          • Corky

             /  August 8, 2018

            ”As I have not been sucked in by what you call the feral underclass, that is nonsense.”

            Your reply proves otherwise. You wouldn’t have a clue what happens under your nose.

            Haven’t you got knitting to do?

            ps- wouldn’t you love to know how beanies beat the system. People like me, who are in the know- unlike you- always enjoy a quiet chuckle at how the supposed dumb ferals pull another one over the supposed ”experts.”

            • Oh, you claim to be ‘in the know’ about many things.

              Under my nose ? How ? I don’t work with these people. Nor, I suspect, do you. You may be one or know some, I do not know people like that.

              You can’t possibly know, you can only make a guess. If you mean things like swapped urine samples, that is an old, old dodge and I would be surprised if anyone in authority would fall for an oldie like that.

              Unless you have proof, stop showing off.

              If you have, produce it.

              If not, stop boasting about it.

            • Corky

               /  August 8, 2018

              Just take you lumps and move on.

            • Says a big lump who knows all about it.

              Come on; tell how you know. If you don’t, it will be obvious that that you know nothing.

  9. lurcher1948

     /  August 8, 2018

    ATTENTION ATTENTION
    HDPAs rant today
    “Hobson’s Choice”
    its free speech you know

    • Corky

       /  August 8, 2018

      Pace yourself, son. You have a full day ahead.😄

    • PartisanZ

       /  August 8, 2018

      Please provide a link Lurcher?

  10. Zedd

     /  August 8, 2018

    Start the Conversation; Lucy speaks.. maybe of interest:

    I dont like the ‘D word’ at the end.. but the rest is; spot on ! 🙂

  11. duperez

     /  August 8, 2018

    “Government will pay legal fees of MPs sued by Winston Peters over super leak.”

    No doubt the Taxpayers’ Union will be going into overdrive:

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/106098842/government-will-pay-legal-fees-of-mps-in-winston-peters-super

  12. Corky

     /  August 8, 2018

    Righties are the last bastion between the straight and narrow…and the bent Left. How can a society defend itself if’s morally bankrupt?

  13. Corky

     /  August 8, 2018

    Here’s what’s wrong with New Zealand. Security guards deal with deadbeats. Security guards get stood down.

    Oh, well. What the hell. Polynesian security guards are cheap as chips. We’ll sacrifice these two and show we are responsible business people. When can’t afford bad publicity on social media. Look at that kerfuffle over that Ron Crash chap.

    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/08/investigation-underway-after-violent-brawl-in-westfield-manukau.html

    • One incident in one place, hardly enough to condemn the entire population of NZ.

      • Corky

         /  August 8, 2018

        It really has nothing to do with commenting on an entire population. It was about business.

        • What’s wrong with NEW ZEALAND, you said, not what’s wrong with ‘business’. If something’s wrong with New Zealand, that does mean wrong with the country as a whole, not ‘business’.

          • Especially not just one business.

          • Corky

             /  August 8, 2018

            I’m sorry. I forgot you are a literalist.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  August 8, 2018

              That’s a lie now and has been one every time you have said it. It’s irrelevant here, and you seem to think that it’s a term of abuse. In fact, it’s just a stupid lie.

              You use abuse as a form of argument. You seem to be forgetting that abuse had you barred from YNZ.

              You seem to have no idea what a literalist is, and if you believe that I am one (and are not just using it as a lying term of abuse) you are even sillier than I thought.

            • Corky

               /  August 8, 2018

              Go away, and take you lumps. Stop being a shrew ( look it up).

  14. lurcher1948

     /  August 8, 2018


    BIG BROTHER…YOU

  15. lurcher1948

     /  August 8, 2018


    BIG BROTHER LOVES…YOU

    • Corky

       /  August 8, 2018

      Let’s see. Marama Davidson and her brain fart on the C word has pissed off James Shaw. Maori are taking the Government to court over water rights. And some Maori halfwit from Massey Uni tried to talk Pidgin English about colonialism and Don Brash in one breath. Let’s not forget Ngapuhi who are holding up their settlement with the government

      And Gezza wonders why I have it in for Maori.

      But, Lurchy, that guy in the photos you posted wanted to do something about this bs. No one listened. Now the chickens are coming home to crash land.

      I’m a supporter of Don Brash

      • Zedd

         /  August 8, 2018

        ‘Let’s see. Marama Davidson and her brain fart on the C word has pissed off James Shaw.’ sez corky

        Well.. the last female co-leader used some poorly chosen words too. Hopefully this wont see Ms Marama heading down a similar track ? :/

        • Zedd

           /  August 8, 2018

          using the ‘C bomb’ doesnt have any legal potholes to hurdle over….. :/

          • Corky

             /  August 8, 2018

            True, but it’s bad form for a politician. Other party leaders didn’t want a bar of it. Yes, James Shaw may be wishing JAG had gotten the nod as co leader.
            Like I said at the time..she should hang on in there. Davidson is proving a loose cannon…the type voters don’t like.