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4 January 2019

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  1. lurcher1948

     /  January 4, 2019

    It’s concrete
    It’s steel slats
    It’s 2000 miles long
    It’s 550 miles long
    It’s a wall
    It’s a fence
    It’s already started
    It’s almost done
    The military will build it
    We’re giving out construction contracts
    Mexico will pay for it
    The govt will be shutdown until we pay

    Donald Trumps getting sick of winning and winning,so much winning

    • Patzcuaro

       /  January 4, 2019

      More whining than winning.

    • Joe Bloggs

       /  January 4, 2019

      That reminds me of Hannity’s shifting defence of Russiagate:

      – there were no meetings
      – no meetings during the campaign
      – that person was not part of the campaign then
      – all meetings with Russia are normal
      – where is the proof of collusion?
      – collusion is not illegal

  2. Corky

     /  January 4, 2019

    I wonder why this wasn’t front page news? It would be if it was vice versa. Just shows evil doesn’t always come in ugly packages. And once again it shows we have no idea about what we are dealing with. This woman doesn’t look like a terrorist. I wonder how many more like her there are.? I wonder if she trained to be a doctor, or trained so she could kill Jews?

    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/01/us-doctor-fired-after-saying-she-would-give-jewish-people-the-wrong-medication.html

      • Corky

         /  January 4, 2019

        Yeah..I’m sure she would pass unnoticed in the street. She could always claim Stockholm Syndrome if police stopped to question her. 😄😄😄

        • Kitty Catkin

           /  January 4, 2019

          It would be front page news if Jews gave this doctor the wrong medication ?

          That’s what vice versa means – a reversal of the same two things. A likes B and vice versa (B likes A)

          • Corky

             /  January 4, 2019

            Takes a little lateral thinking on this one, Kitty. I wasn’t expecting you to get it.
            A little grammatical license saves on words and typing.

            I thought you were ill. You usually start nitpicking earlier in the day.

            By the way, your Muslim doctor.. can he/she ( think you wrote she) be trusted?

            😒😒

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  January 4, 2019

              It has nothing to do with lateral thinking, something that you are incapable of doing. Vice versa has a specific meaning and you don’t know what it is, by the look of it. If she gave Jews the wrong medicine ‘and vice versa’, it would mean that Jews gave her the wrong medicine.QED.

              ‘Dogs dislike cats and vice versa’ means that cats dislike dogs.

              It’s not a question of ‘grammar’, it’s a question of the meaning of words. Vice versa is Latin and can only mean what it does, that it applies when the things are reversed. What you are trying to say it means is nonsensical as well as ignorant.

              Grammar and word meaning are not synonymous. Being ignorant may save time and typing, but there seems little point in saving them at the expense of sense.

              Your question about the doctor is too pathetic to deserve an answer.It is also totally irrelevant.

              It would seem that yours can’t be trusted; they seem to be giving you the wrong medicine.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  January 4, 2019

              If you don’t know the difference between grammar and word definition, look them up.

  3. lurcher1948

     /  January 4, 2019

    IGM loves you on general debate on GD kiwiblog,
    igm
    Are you running on a half tank of gas or what?
    You are a real example of losers supporting CoL and Pete George.

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  4. Corky

     /  January 4, 2019

    Here’s what happens when you sign up to international conventions like the UN migrant compact that is now being touted as being put to the vote to make it mandatory.

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-03/fiji-pm-says-neil-prakash-not-welcome/10683038

  5. Corky

     /  January 4, 2019

    Vice versa.. I remember what it meant by using a mnemonic ”real’ image of a vice..claw A and claw B.

    So let’s look at the link heading.

    ”US doctor fired after saying she would give Jewish people the wrong medication”

    Let’s do a misused grammatical expression for the word vice versa. Because obviously the correct use would involve the whole Jewish nation as you have pointed out.

    Jewish doctor fired after saying she would give Muslim people the wrong medication”

    Easily understandable by most with literally little effort, just by using a minuscule part of their intelligence.

    Tell me…can you paint? If you can it will be flowers and waterfalls…literal expressions from a
    literal hidebound mind.

    Hidebound:
    ”Unwilling or unable to change because of tradition or convention.”