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  1. lurcher1948

     /  November 3, 2018

    Why did National let a hell’s angel drug dealing Czech stay in NZ for 9 years during their reign,was there a [deleted, no evidence provided – PG]

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    • Gezza

       /  November 3, 2018

      No uptick for that one Lurchy I’m afraid. Making unsupported allegations it seems. Can’t uptick those.

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      • lurcher1948

         /  November 3, 2018

        Harsh Gezza

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        • Gezza

           /  November 3, 2018

          Gotta be cruel to be kind, Lurchy.

          Can’t go the other way & reward you for GOOD behaviour with doggy treats – dunno your address.

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  2. Corky

     /  November 3, 2018

    It’s official, President Trumpy has said the US military is to treat any caravan criminal throwing rocks as a person with a gun. Seems simple enough…whether that’s rhetoric or for real, I don’t know. All I know is if I was a caravan criminal, I wouldn’t want to double guess Trumpy’s mettle.

    God speed, Mr President, the only defender of the Western Way.

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    • lurcher1948

       /  November 3, 2018

      Keep up Corky,as usual hes walked back on that statement and will treat them badly like all the others by separating families and tent city them

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      • Gezza

         /  November 3, 2018

        If this horde of determined people who speak a different language and are all jobless was travelling down from up North threatening and clearly intending to batter your door in and to force themselves into your house and garden, whether you farkin like it or not, what would you do about it?

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        • Gezza

           /  November 3, 2018

          Don’t answer if you’d kick them in the arse and smack them around the neck and ears.

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          • Kitty Catkin

             /  November 3, 2018

            Have they said that that’s what they intend to do ?

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            • Kitty Catkin

               /  November 3, 2018

              If they speak a different language, how would you know that they had said that?

            • Gezza

               /  November 3, 2018

              More or less. They’ve made it very clear they intend to just ignore the border and burst through the door (metaphorically speaking). Please don’t be obtuse with moi, Kitty. Save it for more deserving characters.

      • Corky

         /  November 3, 2018

        I have heard he’s built tent cities and detention centres. It’s not like these supposed refugees
        won’t know what’s waiting for them.

        They are no doubt betting on worldwide liberal protests to pressure Trump into recanting. No doubt a few dead bodies stuck halfway up a border fence would do the trick.

        However, I think the military, who Trump has given free rein, will come up with something creative. Maybe use Mexican Cartels who’ll be spitting tacks because their supply line is under close scrutiny

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        • lurcher1948

           /  November 3, 2018

          Maybe the USA supported Central American countries are not much chop to live in, and flipping burgers and cleaning toilets up north is a better future for their children

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          • Corky

             /  November 3, 2018

            Well, America can support who they like. You seem to think without American involvement in South America everything would be fine. Not so.

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          • Kitty Catkin

             /  November 3, 2018

            Your bumcrawling attitude to the US is wasted here. Why don’t you try bumcrawling your way in there? There may be some who support your way of thinking there, like the NRA.Trump loves grovellers and toadies, you’d be well in there.

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            • lurcher1948

               /  November 3, 2018

              “BUMCRAWLING” can i nick that saying Kitty??? as for a friend

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  November 3, 2018

              Help yourself.

            • Corky

               /  November 3, 2018

              Of course you can, Lurchy…bums of a feather..🙄

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  November 4, 2018

              That doesn’t make sense.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  November 4, 2018

              I can see little resemblance between you and Lurch, I must say, and wonder how you can.

          • Corky

             /  November 3, 2018

            ”And flipping burgers and cleaning toilets up north is a better future for their children.”

            But, Lurchy. President Trumpy is in America. Snowflakes like you and Kitty are
            telling me and the refugees we would be better off there? Ah, the confused mind of a Leftie. Where’s you humanity?

            Laugh along with me, son..laugh along. 😄

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        • Gezza

           /  November 3, 2018

          It’s his own fault, Corks.

          Where is it ? >:D

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    • lurcher1948

       /  November 3, 2018

      Wheres I.C.E when illegals sneak in…wait they are white no problem

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      • Corky

         /  November 3, 2018

        Report to the President at the White House… If he’s not in try the First Lady.😁

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  3. “It’s first 12 months often looked like a government trying to keep its head above water as it made the transition from Opposition to the shock of being in Government.

    But that hasn’t hurt it with voters. A year on, Labour is more popular now than it was on election night. And for the first time, Labour is more popular than National.

    That suddenly raises the stakes.

    Because the prospect of a second term in power is suddenly looking a lot more likely than a year ago when Labour was the butt of jokes about an accidental government.

    Once the perception of victory takes root, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/108312537/a-year-later-ardern-gets-her-victory-parade

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    • Gezza

       /  November 3, 2018

      That’s a really nice first pic of our PM:

      I’ll read the article later.

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      • robertguyton

         /  November 3, 2018

        She looks kind.

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        • Gezza

           /  November 3, 2018

          Dunno about that, wouldn’t disagree – but she looks beautiful.

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          • lurcher1948

             /  November 3, 2018

            Steady Gezza, that’s the PM

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            • Gezza

               /  November 3, 2018

              Yeah, but it’s just that she doesn’t always look THAT beautiful, Lurchy.

              (And settle down – she’s just a slip of a girl to me, neighbour – would be like lusting after teenybopper, never gonna happen here: I like mature WOMEN!)

  4. lurcher1948

     /  November 3, 2018

    Reposting from yesterday, thank god we don’t live in Australia

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  5. Corky

     /  November 3, 2018

    A warning to all European leaders. You really need to ask yourselves how did this this chap become elected. If I was Macron I’d be crapping.

    It was interesting watching liberals interviewed. The very reasons they worried about becoming reality under Bolsonaro, are the very same reasons he was elected.

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    • Gezza

       /  November 3, 2018

      If I was Macron I’d be crapping.
      Sorry to hear that, Corks. Accidental overdose of a dietary supplement with laxative side-effect? 😕

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    • Kitty Catkin

       /  November 3, 2018

      Also a rush of blood to the head, inducing the delusion that European leaders will read and heed the warning.

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  6. Corky

     /  November 3, 2018

    Oh,dear. Barbra Streisand is losing it. Apparently Trump has caused her to eat pancakes and become fat. She wants to move to Canada ( please do!), and such is her pent up anger at Trumpy she has released an emotive album aimed at the President. The final album track has her releasing a sigh.

    Let’s us all hope this great singer finds the help she so richly deserves. I dread the consequences should Trumpy make a clean sweep in the primaries.. what would follow from Barbra? Another album? 😄😁😄

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    • Kitty Catkin

       /  November 3, 2018

      Why on earth are you so excited about where someone whom you don’t know and never will know lives ? Or whether they are fat or thin and why?

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      • MaureenW

         /  November 3, 2018

        That was the story that was published – fat babs – sniff, might move to Canada if republicans win the midterms – go, new album with anti-Trump songs – hilarious!

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  November 3, 2018

          She doesn’t look fat to me.

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  November 3, 2018

          I think that she was being facetious, when you read the actual remark about being fat. She obviously ISN’T fat . The Canada remark also seems to be a bit of hyperbole, a throwaway comment.

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  November 3, 2018

          Trump’s name isn’t mentioned in the song about him, as far as I can see.

          I wouldn’t take stories retold by Corky too seriously.

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        • Corky

           /  November 3, 2018

          Best let it go, Maureen. Trust me, you’d be wasting your time.

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          • Gezza

             /  November 3, 2018

            Gawd. How many celebrities threatened to move to Canada or wherever if Trump got elected? And how many ever farkin went there. I’d be surprised if it was even one. Ludicrous, Babs. Ludicrous. On yer bike.

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            • MaureenW

               /  November 3, 2018

              Raise the iq’s of both countries – Muldoon or Lange?

            • Gezza

               /  November 3, 2018

              Mulders. Probably his best.

              “Doesn’t give my opponents much time either” (said when pissed & announcing the snap election he lost) was a pretty good one, too, I’ve always thought.

            • MaureenW

               /  November 3, 2018

              ‘84 – remember it well

            • Gezza

               /  November 3, 2018

              Yup. Historical AND hysterical. Thus, easily memorable.

  7. Further fallout from the Kavanaugh accusations…

    She further confessed to Committee investigators that (1) she “just wanted to get attention”; (2) “it was a tactic”; and (3) “that was just a ploy.” She told Committee investigators that she had called Congress multiple times during the Kavanaugh hearing process – including prior to the time Dr. Ford’s allegations surfaced – to oppose his nomination. Regarding the false sexual-assault allegation she made via her email to the Committee, she said: “I was angry, and I sent it out.” When asked by Committee investigators whether she had ever met Judge Kavanaugh, she said: “Oh Lord, no.”

    https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/2018-11-02%20CEG%20to%20DOJ%20FBI%20(Munro-Leighton%20Referral)%20with%20redacted%20enclosures.pdf

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  8. Corky

     /  November 3, 2018

    White dude is educated by a bro.

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  9. High Flying Duck

     /  November 3, 2018

    Feminist educated by a pro.

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  10. Corky

     /  November 3, 2018

    America add 250,000 jobs to the market during October. Alex Baldwin, a dimwit who impersonates Trumpy is arrested for assault. He has huge bags under his eyes. Trumpy wishes him luck. Lol..you couldn’t script this stuff

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    • Corky

       /  November 3, 2018

      ps- Obama once again shows he has no conception of what border security entails.

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      • Gezza

         /  November 3, 2018

        Obama is egregiously breaching the long-established convention in US politics that former presidents don’t criticise or undercut the current president, however much of a prick he, she or it might be.

        It was bad enuf Sir John The Golfer conned the Air Allblacks board into paying for the useless tit to come here and play golf with him and then they put up the excess baggage charges soon afterwards quite possibly to recover the cost once they realised nobody that likes Obama would come here anyway.

        Obama should shut up and piss off.

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        • lurcher1948

           /  November 3, 2018

          Rather brown than racist orange Gezza

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          • Gezza

             /  November 3, 2018

            Obama’s personally ordered more assassinations than any other US President Lurchy. The drone strikes he’s ordered have killed hundreds of “collateral damage” innocents. He’s a farking fraud.

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            • lurcher1948

               /  November 3, 2018

              YAWN

            • Gezza

               /  November 4, 2018

              Morning Lurchy. Overslept? o_O

            • Griff.

               /  November 4, 2018

              yess
              Bush had these stupid little wars
              The result was ten million plus dead .
              Hundreds 100.
              Ten million 10,000,000.

            • Gezza

               /  November 4, 2018

              I think you probably missed my point Griffy. But I forgive you.

            • Griff.

               /  November 4, 2018

              No I did not miss the point Gizzy.
              I made one .
              I dont see much of a difference between taking out someone with a surgical drone strike and invading an entire country .
              Except the death toll for one method is 10,000 times higher.

            • Gezza

               /  November 4, 2018

              I dont see much of a difference between taking out someone with a surgical drone strike and invading an entire country .

              Fair enuf. Neither do I. But I’m not interested in that point, so, happy to leave it here because you know what you get like and I’m interested in indulging your obsessiveness on this one.

            • Gezza

               /  November 4, 2018

              I’m NOT interested in indulging your obsessiveness on this one.

              Christ. I really need to up my bloody game in the proof-reading department Griff. Sorry about that.

            • Griff.

               /  November 4, 2018

              Yesss
              In other words you are refusing to admit that Obama was 10,000 times less of an issue than Bush when it comes to needless killing .
              Here is number killed by Bush compared to Obama in a picture to help you get a head around the magnitude of your whatboutism.
              This will take a few posts
              For every one Obama killed

              Bush killed .


            • Griff.

               /  November 4, 2018



            • Griff.

               /  November 4, 2018

              Still more


            • Griff.

               /  November 4, 2018

              And Finally

            • Gezza

               /  November 4, 2018

              I rest my case. 👍

        • MaureenW

           /  November 3, 2018

          Yes, well he’ll be trying to make all the fake pollsters predictions come true – Blue Wave, I think they’re calling it. Coincidental the caravaners will be arriving at the same time – should cause another stir – more crocodile tears – what about the poor children, and on it goes.

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          • Gezza

             /  November 3, 2018

            I’m not sure how the comparative numbers are looking right now but I seem to recall that some impressive numbers of deportations had cranked up in the final year of Obama’s administration, and was being cited by the Dems in defence of the Trump camp’s charges the Democrats wanted “open borders”.

            Seems to me Trump is getting slagged off for simply actually implementing Obama’s policy, while that turkey was gobbling about deporting people out one side of his beak and gobbling about allowing sanctuary cities to undercut the same fracking policy out the other side.

            Obama is a hypocrite of the first order. He speaks with forked tongue. Not enough fact checking is done on him. It won’t be as bad as the lies and fake news Trump generates, but there’ll still be plenty of bs there too.

            Another classic is arms dealer Trump taking all the credit for US$140-50 billion (it’s possible he’s bumped it up to a trillion by now, the way he was doubling and trebling numbers the other week) arms deal with the Saudis – but in reality US$110 bn of those weapons of mass destruction for those Saudi thugs was arranged by arms dealer Obama.

            The man is a fraud.

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  11. lurcher1948

     /  November 3, 2018

    My thoughts on tonight’s game in Japan….as a long time AB supporter
    Does anyone remember when we did the real haka(a fighting horn shape)before they did the wedge corporate haka(some boring shitty german i think ( corporate symbol) BORING, souls sold out for the big dollar
    JUST LIKE MY COUNTRY New Zealand,$100K can get you a knighthood or party seat…waiting for the next honours list, and some strange honours,

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    • Gezza

       /  November 3, 2018

      $100K can get you a knighthood …

      I got mine for nothing, Lurchy. Sometimes you just need to know the right people.
      🐧 Sir Gerald 🐧

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