Open Forum – Saturday

16 February 2019

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  1. Mother

     /  16th February 2019

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12203394

    The unfair control of women is practised by evangelical Christians too. Such people teach (using the Bible) that God gives men ultimate authority over women. Eventually of course, abuse of women and indoctrination of children emerges.

    Such notions need to be watched carefully. In essence, there are many western men who quietly approve of the attitude of Saudi men. This is the effect of the extreme political right as they apply human strength to combat leftist nonsense.

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  16th February 2019

      You don’t have to go past the Catholic and Anglican churches to find gross sexism.

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      • Mother

         /  16th February 2019

        Calvinist sexism is being seriously revisited by otherwise sane modern Christians.* I think it’s a trap. We need to move on, but not in the lefty ways.

        *This is one of the reasons I prefer to communicate on a secular blog site. Those Christians in general are stuck, and I do not believe I should attempt to unstick them.

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  2. Blazer

     /  16th February 2019

    money for nothing…and your kicks for…free..

    who are these incompetents who said they could repay this loan to ratepayers,and who didn’t know there is a WC on in 2019!

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12204259

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    • High Flying Duck

       /  16th February 2019

      The council needs to decide whether it will allow Eden Park to host events that will cover its costs or to keep the ridiculous restrictions in place and fund it from council coffers.
      They can’t have it both ways.

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  3. Corky

     /  16th February 2019

    In the film the ‘Clock Work Orange,’ the main character, Alex, is given therapy in an attempt to cure his deviance. He is strapped to a chair; his eyelids forced open, and he is made to watch image after image… hopefully to restructure his brain to accept consequences for his
    actions.

    In this clip Katie Hopkins lays it out for liberals whom I unfortunately can’t strap to a chair and force their eyelids open. Not that it would do much good if the litany of madness she documents is correct.

    She speaks of talking to a mayor of a community in Belgium who was given a list of terrorist suspects. The mayor did not pass that list on..the Paris attacks happen soon after.

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    • Blazer

       /  16th February 2019

      Katie has a busted arse these days,so it seems.

      Never a good look for one of her politics.

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      • Kitty Catkin

         /  16th February 2019

        Unless the Paris attacks were done by the ‘suspected’ people on the list, the story is pointless.

        She’s stale buns now, I think. She wasn’t called the most hated woman in England for no reason.

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      • Corky

         /  16th February 2019

        Point out any bs in Katie’s clip, Blazer. And that mayor … a feral witch if ever there was one. She is now suing Katie..yeah, good luck with that. Even if the list hadn’t had known terrorists on it..what sane person refuses to pass that type of information on to authorities?

        Obviously a sick liberal. One who has no interest in her country. Has no problem with fellow humans dying..but does have a problem losing Muslim support to keep her in power.

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  16th February 2019

          In Belgium ? Don’t be so silly. You don’t know the place, you don’t know the circumstances, You don’t know the mayor.

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          • Corky

             /  16th February 2019

            True..I only know what she said in the clip. Are you claiming the the person in the clip was a paid actor who told lies..and is not the real mayor?

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            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              No.. Don’t try to put lies in my mouth, I said nothing to imply that.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              Katie Hopkins is hardly a reliable witness.

              You assume that the Mayor is all sorts of things that there is no reason to suppose that she is. Unless you know who was on the list, and that they even exist, you should shut up and stop slandering people when you know nothing about them.

            • Corky

               /  16th February 2019

              I asked you a simple question. No one is putting anything in your mouth.

              Kitty:

              ‘No.. Don’t try to put lies in my mouth, I said nothing to imply that.”

              Good. I agree. Nothing more needs to be said. Hopefully you can work the rest out for yourself and realise why you have received your lumps.

              If you had just stuck to your original comment, I could have respected that. But you became to smart for your own good.

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              Don’t be so disingenuous. You asked if I had said things that I obviously had not said, Either you are incapable of understanding plain English or you were trying to put words (lies) in my mouth,

              Why ask if someone is claiming to tell a ridiculous lie ?

              Now you are being typically and gratuitously offensive. Are you trying to be moderated again ?

              Your statements about someone you don’t even know were utterly scurrilous and total fantasies. What a liar you are.

  4. Corky

     /  16th February 2019

    Now this rings a bell? I knew I took some stick over something similar. Can’t quite remember what is…maybe it will come back.😂

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12203861

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    • Finbaar Rustle

       /  16th February 2019

      Yes Corky rings a bell.
      Reminds me of Neville Chamberlain Conservative politician
      who waved that piece of paper around on Sept 9 – 1938.
      “No worries folks”.
      100 million dead later …
      The right knows best

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      • Corky

         /  16th February 2019

        Finbaar Rusty. I would set fire to your strawman..but I’ve just had the the most divine flat white with a scrumptious scone. It’s a free pass for you today. However, I may not be so accommodating in the future.😒

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        • Finbaar Rustle

           /  16th February 2019

          @Mr Corkscrewloose…
          I too am feeling generous after a day of penance post Mother Superiors
          tongue lashing. So in reply to you raising the white flag I will enjoy a cup of tea, milk no sugar and savour some of the on special $2 Cadbury’s dairy Milk Hazlenut
          purchased at P+S yesterday.
          Now that we are both refreshed lets get back to the battle front.

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          • Corky

             /  16th February 2019

            Talking of a screw loose.. what has your post to do with a German doctor?

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          • phantom snowflake

             /  16th February 2019

            Hello “Finbaar”. Recently I made a comment concerning your latest identity on this site, which you didn’t respond to. I have noticed that some have misidentified you as being “Robert Guyton”, so I’m asking if you would make an announcement about your change of identity in order to clear up any confusion.

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            • Mother

               /  16th February 2019

              Dear oh dear. My mind was already suffering temptations of ‘vain imaginings’ (that’s a sin). Phantom, Please Pray.

              Blogging is a horrible hobby when it gets more-ish. Another temptation to sin. Please Please Phantom, Please Pray. The prayer of the saints availeth much.

              Here it is –
              Mr Rustle said something about my ‘tongue lashing’. It sounded very PN ish to me – (after I recuperated from laughing because I thought it was probably Mr Guyton.)

              PN is the leader whose daughters falsely accused a man and caused massive disruption in community, including myself being isolated and maimed, my children suffering, confusion for many….it goes on.

              If PN, or Mr Rustle, reckon a plea for fair play and a few thoughts from a thinking woman is a tongue lashing ….. dear oh dear….

              Mr Rustle, if you’re not Mr Guyton, then who are you? Will you go to heaven?

              Either way, I am correct in saying that community leaders should behave with maturity. Church leaders should be mature Christians.

              Now where was I? –
              Aotearoa needs us each to think carefully about the Christianity message. You don’t have to be one to be one. If ‘church’ leaders so easily get away with not being Christians, imagine how easy it can be for any of us to make just a little bit of Christianity work for the wider good.

    • Kitty Catkin

       /  16th February 2019

      Poor Corky, it must be terrible to have memory failure.

      This story is pointless. Of course a visiting doctor can’t do medical work here, no matter who they are or where they are from. I would imagine that this would apply in most countries. Why the Herald is pointing out something that everyone (except, it would seem, Corky) already knows is a mystery. There can’t be much real news happening.

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      • Kitty Catkin

         /  16th February 2019

        I didn’t spell out that doctors can practice in other countries, of course, but they can’t just fly in and do so.

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        • Corky

           /  16th February 2019

          Please don’t start, Kitty. The threads have all cleaned up since you stopped trolling. Now you are at it again.

          Obviously, as usual, you have gone off half cocked because you haven’t read my post properly.

          You originally received your lumps because again you misread my comments and didn’t understand what I was saying. Because overseas doctors are working in NZ, you put !+1 together and got 1!45.

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          • Kitty Catkin

             /  16th February 2019

            You keep saying that you have memory problems and that you can’t remember things; don’t say it if you don’t mean it,

            You’re rambling again, talking meaningless nonsense. You said nothing about overseas doctors in NZ here; but you have babbled before about a Russian doctor who is ‘nobody’ here working taking blood, which was an obvious lie inless she has retrained as a phlebotomist.

            This story is about a German doctor VISITING NZ, who has been warned that he cannot do any work here. He is not staying, he doesn’t live here or want to practice here from the sound of it. The story then goes on to talk about the spinal operations which are, in fact, freely available here.

            I don’t know what you think the story was about.

            I won’t advise you about personal abuse and false accusations of trolling, because I would not be at all sorry if you were barred again for this.

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            • Corky

               /  16th February 2019

              Similar:

              adjective
              1.
              having a resemblance in appearance, character, or quantity, without being identical.

          • Kitty Catkin

             /  16th February 2019

            Please stop using tired old cliches, especially when they are irrelevant as they are here.

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            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              Are you all right ? You seem to be rambling even more than usual and making less sense.

            • Corky

               /  16th February 2019

              That’s a question you should ask yourself. I shouldn’t have to help you read my posts. I have better things to do. I can’t imagine the calibre of
              the teachers you had…

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              No, I don’t suppose you can imagine the calibre of my teachers; they were excellent. I expect that yours were glad when the school year ended.

  5. lurcher1948

     /  16th February 2019

    “Skillful diplomacy would allow the Huawei issue to have been dealt with without Chinese loss of face and kept the Americans on side also” Some rightwinger posted this on a nearby blog.How would Mr 5% Simon Bridges handled it(all sizzle and no sausage) i know let the CCP have the South Island and throw in as CEO Sir English.

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  6. Patzcuaro

     /  16th February 2019

    My tablet is not remembering my name and email anybody know why or a solution

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    • lurcher1948

       /  16th February 2019

      Patzcuaro,my laptop and smartphone dosnt remember my name and email here either, i thought it was a way PG chased pesky posters away…so PG we have a problem with your site

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      • Patzcuaro

         /  16th February 2019

        My tablet has just stopped remembering.

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        • Griff.

           /  16th February 2019

          I am running a laptop windows 7 and firefox.
          Same problem and not only on this site other wordpress blogs are also making me resubmit details anew each time I comment.

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          • Alan Wilkinson

             /  16th February 2019

            Not happening on my phone. In the past it has seemed to happen randomly.

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          • Alan Wilkinson

             /  16th February 2019

            Not happening on my phone. In the past it has seemed to happen randomly.

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            • Alan Wilkinson

               /  16th February 2019

              But what is new is that links are not going to the correct comment in a thread.

      • Mother

         /  16th February 2019

        And I wondered if PG was trying to tell me that my Christianity message is not welcome on YourNZ. My device needs details entered each time I comment.

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  7. Corky

     /  16th February 2019

    She’s apologetic..and the mugs believe her. Her Jew hating is part of her DNA. The same DNA liberal Lefty’s enjoy. A mutant gene. It can’t be fixed.

    Just imagine if she or her kin had never made it past the border?

    Yep. Trumpy is right again.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12202945

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    • Corky

       /  16th February 2019

      A Somali immigrant.

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    • Patzcuaro

       /  16th February 2019

      It seems that it is not just part of the liberal DNA, you can fInd it in the Republican DNA as well.

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      • Corky

         /  16th February 2019

        Not doubt you can..in individuals.. but not widespread in the herd.

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  16th February 2019

          One doesn’t normally refer to herds of people. Herd is used of animals.

          Are bigotry and ignorance part of your DNA ? Are you sure that you know what DNA is ?

          And don’t try to weasel out of it by saying that it was satirical.

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          • Corky

             /  16th February 2019

            ”One doesn’t normally refer to herds of people. Herd is used for animals.”

            Well, if you believe in God, you are correct.

            If you don’t believe in God, and believe in vaccinations, I’m correct.

            ”Are bigotry and ignorance part of your DNA ? Are you sure that you know what DNA is ?”

            ”A Somali immigrant.”

            Talking of idiocy and bigotry? How can you claim an educated pedigree.

            ”And don’t try to weasel out of it by saying that it was satirical.”

            Since when have I ever been satirical regarding Muslim immigration?

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            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              You often claim that you were being satirical when you are shown to be talking rubbish. In fact, you’re not capable of satire.

              The rest of the post above is such rambling nonsense that it’s not worth dignifying with a response,

            • Griff.

               /  16th February 2019

              Ignore the ignorant twerp.
              Poor lonely little thing gets off on the attention.
              All else he has is going from his squalid little flat to the shops and looking at all the people.
              That and his dreams.
              Like going game fishing on a luxury “yacht”.
              Ive been around boats my entire life and spend many days on end game fishing on everything from a 12′ tin dingy to a 48′ Riviera offshore.
              No one in this country ever calls a game fishing launch a “yacht” .
              Or his claimed ultimate solar system with a “tracker’.
              There is no point in paying extra for a solar tracker in NZ. Solar Panels are now that cheap you just put up a few more.
              Fantasist living in lala land .

            • Corky

               /  16th February 2019

              ”Ive been around boats my entire life and spend many days on end game fishing on everything from a 12′ tin dingy to a 48′ Riviera offshore.
              No one in this country ever calls a game fishing launch a “yacht” .

              I could really rub your nose in it. As a matter of fact you are right. Most people call it a launch in New Zealand. So I’m giving you a browny point.

              ”Ignore the ignorant twerp.
              Poor lonely little thing gets off on the attention.”

              Not very nice, Griff. Freudian slip?

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              Griff, you are probably right, the poor little sod gets off on personal abuse and the attention it brings. His posts have become increasingly daft and at the moment they often make little, if any sense.

              His excuse for not ending droughts with cloudbusters was feeble; who’d be selfish enough to let the fires round Nelson burn on if they could stop them ?

              I wonder if he really does hang around supermarkets perving at women and gawping at what people buy. If he does, he’s asking to be given a trespass notice 😀

              His fantasy about his niece and WINZ was pathetic.

              He stopped talking about the train trip from England when he knew that I knew about the Chunnel. Ooops !

              Then there was the obsidian from Mayor Island where he went on a jetski….

            • Kitty Catkin

               /  16th February 2019

              The phone number for that yacht is American, and given the price of such a yacht, I doubt if anyone here owns or has been on one.

            • Corky

               /  16th February 2019

              Yes, a fishing yacht.😂

  8. Patzcuaro

     /  16th February 2019

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  9. lurcher1948

     /  16th February 2019

    Moving on folks, i think the rightwing knuckledraggers are in pig heaven, thats heaven if you are a dribbling racist knukkle dragger…magic have switched right
    the program, to enjoy
    Kate Hawksby
    Mike Hosking
    Sean Plunket
    Peter Williams
    and SIGH
    larry Williams, if you like old traffic officers, everyone knows their shortcomings,
    ALL rightwingers
    and at the end off the day a cross burning, but notice ferals they are above your social level
    THE NATIONAL PARTY trying to get a better poll vote

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  10. lurcher1948

     /  16th February 2019

    So “OUTLAW” PG you did good in the courtcase but you have uncouth arseholes like me posting into the great stew of life on your blog,For you PG an icon an outlaw HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND,even if you live in Dunedin

    i feel this is how your live life’s aspersions are PG

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    • Mother

       /  16th February 2019

      You are really hard to follow, and still not polite enough for my comfort. It seems that this site needs more mothers. As for the fake names and the changing of names – at least every one knows that I’m just a plain mother.

      Seriously, we want good government don’t we? And Church working well. Who are you Mr Rustle? If you’re a pee canzer, your church stinks doesn’t it? Perhaps try manipulating the SDA next. People on long term fasts get hungry for all sorts of nonsense.

      Oh dear, my imagination runs wild. Who will save me from this wretchedness?

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  11. lurcher1948

     /  16th February 2019

    PG the boss has another side that im shocked with, my mother died of lung cancer about 46 years ago and i would die for the chance to dance with my sweet mother, both my MUM and DAD never got a chance to see my CHILDREN and grand children CAPSTAIN CORK fags a great killer in the past

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    • Mother

       /  16th February 2019

      Lurcher, when I said that this site needs more mothers I was talking in general on Open Forum, not to you personally. And I was just being cheeky. I’m sorry that this has raised the hurt of losing your parents as a young man. If I’d known, I wouldn’t have done that.

      You had the nicest mother on earth. I feel that way too.

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