The Politics Thread 3.0

Fed up talking videogames? Why?
User avatar
KK
Moderator
Joined in 2008
Location: Botswana
Contact:

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by KK » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:54 pm

I'm still laughing about the Daily Mail's free giveaway tomorrow - a 2018 calendar entitled "Kate's Cuties"...as in a calendar of Kate Middleton's kids.

Image
User avatar
lex-man
Member
Joined in 2008
Contact:

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by lex-man » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:58 pm

KK wrote:I'm still laughing about the Daily Mail's free giveaway tomorrow - a 2018 calendar entitled "Kate's Cuties"...as in a calendar of Kate Middleton's kids.


Do you think they intentionally made it sound sleezy?

User avatar
Memento Mori
Member
Joined in 2008
AKA: Emperor Mori

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Memento Mori » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:59 pm

lex-man wrote:
KK wrote:I'm still laughing about the Daily Mail's free giveaway tomorrow - a 2018 calendar entitled "Kate's Cuties"...as in a calendar of Kate Middleton's kids.


Do you think they intentionally made it sound sleezy?

Making an unauthorised calendar of a stranger's children is inherently creepy.

User avatar
Meep
Member
Joined in 2010
Location: Belfast

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Meep » Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:50 pm

Moggy wrote:He's posh, rich and made the right friends at school/uni.

In other words, pretty much everything wrong with the UK. There must be thousands of people eminently better suited to lead us and yet this is what we get. The main problem with class privilege is not that it is unfair, which it is, but that any social system that promotes a minority at the expense of the majority is always going to exclude many of the most able. Having so many people who frankly don't cut the mustard in such high office is really costly to society.

User avatar
Squinty
Member
Joined in 2009
Location: Norn Oirland

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Squinty » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:53 am


User avatar
Moggy
"Special"
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:55 am



Just saw that. :cry:


User avatar
Errkal
Social Sec.
Joined in 2011
Location: Hastings
Contact:

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Errkal » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:56 am

The strawberry float is wrong with people....

User avatar
Moggy
"Special"
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:59 am

Errkal wrote:The strawberry float is wrong with people....


They are longing for the good old days when Germany invaded them and used their country to gas millions of people. A true golden age!

Edit:


User avatar
Oblomov Boblomov
Member
Joined in 2008
AKA: Mind Crime, SSBM_God

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Oblomov Boblomov » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:35 am

I knew it wouldn't take long for the doors to be blown open on the conspiracy to smuggle that ubiquitous combination of Shariah law and homosexuality into Europe. The plebs are too smart for us.

Eastern Europe is a bit of a strawberry floating hole, isn't it. Thanks for your leading influence in that regard, Russia.

Image
User avatar
Blue Eyes
Member
Joined in 2011

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Blue Eyes » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:08 am

Oblomov Boblomov wrote:I knew it wouldn't take long for the doors to be blown open on the conspiracy to smuggle that ubiquitous combination of Shariah law and homosexuality into Europe. The plebs are too smart for us.

Eastern Europe is a bit of a strawberry floating hole, isn't it. Thanks for your leading influence in that regard, Russia.

Poland is in Central Europe.

User avatar
captain red dog
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Bristol, UK

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by captain red dog » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:18 am

This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.

User avatar
Moggy
"Special"
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:27 am

captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Source?

User avatar
Moggy
"Special"
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:30 am

Tens of thousands of people joined a nationalist march in Warsaw on Saturday, organised to coincide with Poland's independence day.

Marchers chanted religious slogans such as "God, honour, country" and some called out racist chants including "Pure Poland, white Poland".

An "anti-fascist" counter-protest attracted about 2,000 people.

Police estimated that 60,000 people took part in the main march.

It attracted far-right agitators from elsewhere in Europe, including Tommy Robinson from the UK and Roberto Fiore from Italy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41958199


User avatar
DML
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by DML » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:30 am

captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Oh well 10,000 Nazi's. That's much better.

You're a strange man CRD.

Image
User avatar
Moggy
"Special"
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:38 am

DML wrote:
captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Oh well 10,000 Nazi's. That's much better.

You're a strange man CRD.


“there were fine people on both sides”

User avatar
captain red dog
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Bristol, UK

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by captain red dog » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:47 am

DML wrote:
captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Oh well 10,000 Nazi's. That's much better.

You're a strange man CRD.

So reading up on this, it's an annual celebration of Polish independence. What most likely happened is around 1000 or 2000 right wing extremists took part with racist banners.

That's not a good thing by any stretch, the far right does appear to be gaining support, I'd condemn them as I would any extremist, but I highly, highly doubt there were 60,000 Nazis marching in Warsaw.

Edit: Just to say that if you do think there were 60,000 Nazis marching in Warsaw, do you not then think something has gone very seriously wrong on the continent?

User avatar
Karl
Daiakuma
Daiakuma
Joined in 2008
Contact:

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Karl » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:01 pm

What would you say that is?

bear
Member
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by bear » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:02 pm

Tens of thousands of Poles marched across downtown Warsaw on Saturday, in an independence-day procession organized by a nationalist youth movement that seeks an ethnically pure Poland with fewer Jews or Muslims.


The Radical Camp has been holding independence-day marches since 2009. Until several years ago, it struggled to attract more than a few hundred people. In the past three years, it has become the largest independence-day occasion in Poland, and one of the largest nationalist marches of its kind anywhere in Europe. Saturday’s was expected to be the largest ever. Police estimated the crowd at 60,000.

“It’s getting more and more vicious,” said Jakub Skrzypek, 25, one of about a dozen counterprotesters standing behind a banner that read “We Are Polish Jews” and surrounded by police. “We are really in fear.”


Happy days.

User avatar
Oblomov Boblomov
Member
Joined in 2008
AKA: Mind Crime, SSBM_God

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Oblomov Boblomov » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:21 pm

Blue Eyes wrote:
Oblomov Boblomov wrote:I knew it wouldn't take long for the doors to be blown open on the conspiracy to smuggle that ubiquitous combination of Shariah law and homosexuality into Europe. The plebs are too smart for us.

Eastern Europe is a bit of a strawberry floating hole, isn't it. Thanks for your leading influence in that regard, Russia.

Poland is in Central Europe.

Central/Eastern/James Bond baddie accents, whatever you want to call them... :shifty:

Image
User avatar
Moggy
"Special"
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:41 pm

captain red dog wrote:
DML wrote:
captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Oh well 10,000 Nazi's. That's much better.

You're a strange man CRD.

So reading up on this, it's an annual celebration of Polish independence. What most likely happened is around 1000 or 2000 right wing extremists took part with racist banners.

That's not a good thing by any stretch, the far right does appear to be gaining support, I'd condemn them as I would any extremist, but I highly, highly doubt there were 60,000 Nazis marching in Warsaw.

Edit: Just to say that if you do think there were 60,000 Nazis marching in Warsaw, do you not then think something has gone very seriously wrong on the continent?


That’s an interesting response to a march where people were calling for a “Muslim holocaust”.

“Yeah but most of them were fine people, fine people”


Return to “Stuff”