Open Forum – Monday

1 October 2018

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27 Comments

  1. Corky

     /  October 1, 2018

    New Zealand first are discussing a remit to have a Kiwi values test for migrants. The progenitor of this remit says NZ is a country based on Christian values.

    Why do people beat around the bush? Why are they not pointing out Muslims and their un Western religion called Islam.

    Why is NZ1 not calling for a ban on Muslim immigration?

    Here’s one reason why they should.

    • Corky

       /  October 1, 2018

      Crikey..you may like to trim that, Pete.

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  October 1, 2018

        As there is no reason to suppose that the killers will come here or that anything like this will happen here, this is more mindless bigotry. We have had English murderers here, but nobody suggests that to be English is to be a murderer. There have been murders done by people from other ethnic groups, but it is not assumed that to be Chinese, Indian or any other nationality means that one is a murderer or approves of murder.

        This one has been widely condemned by Muslim people.The names are a giveaway. I would have thought that Corky would have removed that evidence of this not being something that Muslims generally find acceptable as it undermines his case, such as it is.

        • Kitty Catkin

           /  October 1, 2018

          And by his ‘logic; we certainly shouldn’t allow Americans in; they have mass shootings almost every day !!!

    • Gezza

       /  October 1, 2018

      Yup.
      Problem will be finding someone else.

      • Gezza

         /  October 1, 2018

        Maybe they should advertise overseas for the job? 😳

  2. lurcher1948

     /  October 1, 2018

    I dont think we should let ANYONE from the USA in, they…kill in LARGE numbers
    http://www.gunviolencearchive.org/reports/number-of-gun-deaths

    • Corky

       /  October 1, 2018

      No, they don’t, Lurchy. Only their soldiers and drones do. They are good guys. They are allowed to use guns foe self defense. Our dairy owners have to take their lumps like good chumps. Let them in I say!

      • lurcher1948

         /  October 1, 2018

        So that WHITE rightwinger who shot 50 plus at the concert was defending his hotel room, that trump coolaid can go straight to one’s head

        • Corky

           /  October 1, 2018

          No, he was a murderer. Think, Lurchy.. You are starting to sound as convoluted as Kitty.

          I’ve jettisoned kitty..I don’t want to do the same you, son. I like correcting your misunderstandings about life.

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  October 1, 2018

        I would hardly call school massacres or the other massacres like the Las Vegas one ‘self-defense’.

        Their murder rate per capita is many times that of ours.

        Do we want people for whom massacres are a part of life here ?

        • Kitty Catkin

           /  October 1, 2018

          It is obviously not soldiers and drones committing these crimes.

          If it was, one would have to wonder what the army was being trained to do and who was organising the killings of US citizens by soldiers and drones in the US .

  3. lurcher1948

     /  October 1, 2018

    Im listening to Andrew Dickens,can anyone fresh me, did any NZME host read make believe txts out mentioning “ponytail pulling Key, i cannot remember but Andrew muttered the crap phrase(virtue signalling) then read a made up txt calling our PM “spendcinda”the feral rightwing hate runs deep, i hope a tax audit is done on the NZME rightwing group,i have suggested doing it,i hope the group is squeaky clean,paying their way

    • Gezza

       /  October 1, 2018

      I dunno how you stand it Lurch. I had ZB on for about 2 hours this arvo. Christ what a pack of whiners ring them up. I turned it off in the end because listening to them was making me feel a bit suicidal.

  4. High Flying Duck

     /  October 1, 2018

  5. Gezza

     /  October 1, 2018

    OPINION: Of all the people who might have been chosen to lead a crusade against disgusting, entitled, sexist behaviour and attitudes in the New Zealand legal profession, I would not have put the house – or even a dollar – on it being Kathryn Beck.

    The sounds of a thousand jaws hitting the floor accompanied the arrival of the press release, announcing Beck will chair the Law Society’s culture change taskforce. Beck’s term as president of the Law Society has been punctuated by scandal – largely through the revelations of sexually predatory behaviour by senior lawyers at Russell McVeagh. Not Beck’s fault – not the behaviour, anyway.

    But when the Society’s survey of lawyers earlier this year showed a staggering 33 per cent of female lawyers and 14 per cent of male lawyers have experienced sexual harassment, Beck claimed to be “surprised and caught out” by the results.

    This is the same Law Society that slapped a super-injunction – the first known one in New Zealand – to try to cover up a new case of alleged sexual harassment or bullying by a senior lawyer. That was in March this year – after the Russell McVeagh revelations.
    More …
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/107385628/opinion-alison-mau-perplexed-as-buck-stops-with-kathryn-beck-on-law-society-task-force
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    For heaven’s sake ! What is wrong with these legal people ! 😐

    • Blazer

       /  October 1, 2018

      thewy are arrogant ,entitled,connected ,elitist arseholes…who think they are above the law…because they..draft..it.

  6. lurcher1948

     /  October 1, 2018

    Hosking questions why taxpayers pay for Ardern’s campaign photos
    Wow Farrar and HOSKING joined where the right get satisfaction

  7. Griff.

     /  October 1, 2018

    Greater Māori role sought in care of at-risk young people
    https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/367624/greater-maori-role-sought-in-care-of-at-risk-young-people

    Why? Over half the at risk kids are maori already. Its the “maori care” such kids get that makes them at risk.

  8. lurcher1948

     /  October 1, 2018

    • Corky

       /  October 1, 2018

      Here’s some news, Donny…some male has talked about your daughter in that fashion. Why do you think dads are protective of their daughters? Yep, they know how the male mind works..how their mind works. They know their own.

  9. lurcher1948

     /  October 1, 2018

    Seen them in action Wellington