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15 January 2019

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  1. lurcher1948

     /  15th January 2019

    On NZME ZB the host Bruce Russell is making a fine effort defending the actions of his hero Donald Trump POTUS #45.Bruce said it’s all George Seros fault and the nasty snowflake FBI picking on him.

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    • duperez

       /  15th January 2019

      Russell often makes claims which are palpably unproven, debatable or wrong. Opinions stated as fact. The sorts of things which in current times could be described in the vernacular as ‘fake news.’ It’s just what he does, it’s his job.

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  2. Corky

     /  15th January 2019

    Why I believe in corporal punishment as a curative for wayward children. It pays to remember this little prick will be on the streets in 10 years time as a fully developed man. I doubt his reasoning skills will have matured from what we see in this clip. And, why should he change? Who’s going to tell him different.?

    I invite liberals to explain how they would rehabilitate this little prat without using the naughty chair or corner?

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6587579/Irish-tourists-left-pile-beer-bottles-rubbish-Aucklands-Takapuna-Beach.html

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    • Corky

       /  15th January 2019

      Here’s what may happen when you test liberalism -and the belief everyone will eventually understand – in the real world.

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      • Blazer

         /  15th January 2019

        cheery fellow isn’t ..he!

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        • Corky

           /  15th January 2019

          Someone has to do the hard yards, Blazer. It wears you down. Just look at poor Lurchy and his angst with rightwing media.

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    • PartisanZ

       /  15th January 2019

      Easy … deport the whole family back to Ireland!

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      • Kitty Catkin

         /  15th January 2019

        They’re ‘travellers’, so are not just tourists. ‘Travellers’, in that sense, have no fixed abode, like gypsies.They are wanted in Australia so were very stupid to draw attention to themselves here, where they may well be like the painters and others who come here and rip people off and then fly out.

        From the sound of it, the child is no stranger to violence so there would be little point, if any, in adding to it. Violence doesn’t cure violence.

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        • Corky

           /  15th January 2019

          Parti was being flippant and having a little fun with me.

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          • Kitty Catkin

             /  15th January 2019

            What insight.

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            • Corky

               /  15th January 2019

              Yes, always glad to help. This might also help.. from Gezza.

              ”All true and I understand why you react to that. But you start other scraps with him when there is no need to even comment; sometimes when plenty of others have obviously just rolled their eyes, or been annoyed or disagree and just whacked in a downtick and moved on, or just skipped over it completely, starving that one of oxygen.

              Now, I’m similar to Gezza regarding what he and others comment on. I roll my eyes and think…really? Now I could reply with some acerbic comment. But I don’t waste my time. Why get in a crap fight with someone over something they have written; something you have no interest in?

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  15th January 2019

              Just drop it, please, and don’t try to involve other people, using them as catspaws. This is bad manners.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  15th January 2019

              If you believe that of yourself, nothing anyone says will make a difference. I hope that you will act up to it.

            • Gezza

               /  15th January 2019

              A prestigious poster of the year award for last year from His Honour, M. Blazer.

              And now even honoured by His Grace, M. Corky.

              Stuff you, Sir Alan. I have BECOME someone at last ! ⭐ 😀

            • Alan Wilkinson

               /  15th January 2019

              An ungrateful sod has forgotten who nominated him.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th January 2019

              ?

          • Kitty Catkin

             /  15th January 2019

            Did you say the things quoted by Corky, or is that another fantasy? I can’t see them in my replies.

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    • Gezza

       /  15th January 2019

      This whole horrible family group were shown on 1ewes at 6 being interviewed by police and Immigration officers. They had left a trail of abusive and threatening behaviour and theft and have been served with deportation notices. Their visit has been cut short. Good bloody riddance.

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  3. lurcher1948

     /  15th January 2019

    I see on a nearby rightwing blog there is a desperate attempt to break name suppression of their idea who the labour camp offender is,after posts suggesting that the PMs baby should be raped moderation is slipping again.Maybe those in power might start noticing that blog.

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  4. lurcher1948

     /  15th January 2019

    Is this the best,the nasty right can post…
    igm
    When an unelected PM parades a belly full of illegitimacy on the word stage what would one expect.

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  5. Blazer

     /  15th January 2019

    “Before our white brothers arrived to make us civilized men,we didn’t have any kind of prison. Because of this, we had no delinquents. We had no locks nor keys and therefore among us there were no thieves.

    When someone was so poor that he couldn’t afford a horse, a tent or a blanket, he would, in that case, receive it all as a gift. We were too uncivilized to give great importance to private property. We didn’t know any kind of money and consequently, the value of a human being was not determined by his wealth.

    We had no written laws laid down, no lawyers, no politicians, therefore we were not able to cheat and swindle one another. We were really in bad shape before the white men arrived and I don’t know how to explain how we were able to manage without these fundamental things that (so they tell us) are so necessary for a civilized society.”

    ― Lame Deer

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    • Griff.

       /  15th January 2019

      When someone was so poor that he couldn’t afford a horse, a tent or a blanket, he would, in that case, receive it all as a gift. We were too uncivilized to give great importance to private property. We didn’t know any kind of money
      Not exactly what I would call joined up thinking happening in this quote.

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      • Kitty Catkin

         /  15th January 2019

        Lame Logic rather than Lame Deer. How did the ones who had them get them ? Did they have spares ? If there was no currency, how could anyone afford or not afford anything?

        This is ‘noble savage’ thinking.

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    • Corky

       /  15th January 2019

      I thought Mark Hotchin and Eric Watson had a major falling out. They must have made up.

      Not good news for Watsons claim of ‘no money” in his case with Sir Owen Glenn.

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  6. Kitty Catkin

     /  15th January 2019

    I had an email on ANZ letterhead, telling me that there had been unauthorised use of my account, someone using it without my permission etc; really over-egging the pudding to make sure that the point was made. That, the long ungrammatical heading (re-active for reactivate), no names at either end and other things made it clear that this was a scam.

    0/10, must try harder.

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  7. lurcher1948

     /  15th January 2019

    Thank god MAX KEY dosnt have to work like a junior doctor, poor Max driving the super car DADDY bought,MAX could be under stress,low on hair gel and groupie girls with no standards

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  8. Gezza

     /  15th January 2019

    Anybody else got the little Labour Party fold-out booklet in their letterbox yet?

    Our Plan for New Zealand
    Pics of Jacinda, Jacinda, Jacinda, really eye-catching one on the front.

    Page… 1 An economy that is growing and working for all of us
    Page… 2 Improving the wellbeing of New Zealanders and their families
    Page… 3 Making New Zealand proud
    Back last Page… Our plan for a modern New Zealand we can all be proud of
    Middle back page (for those of you who think #Labournzgreen.gov have done nothing)

    Authorised (and signed) by smiling, always smiling, Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

    This is super-slick, guys. They’ll be getting a 2nd term. National got no show if this is how Labour will do things.

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  9. lurcher1948

     /  15th January 2019

    what past National PM troughers get up to when they dont sell out to a Chinese water company

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  10. PartisanZ

     /  15th January 2019

    This, presumably, is the same Z Energy who promised to employ locals and support local communities?

    ‘Pump and go: Z Energy rolls out automatic car-scanning payment for filling up at the pump’ – NZHeraldo …

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12190117

    “Z Energy maintains that automated payments won’t impact the sales of food and drink at its sites.”

    Well … That’s good, isn’t it?

    I wonder if they’ll keep their forecourt concierges?

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