Politics Thread 5

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Jenuall » Tue May 07, 2019 11:33 am

As a member of the Illuminati Lizardman master-race the Royal Baby is already part of the systems that control all of the western world by default anyway!

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Cuttooth » Tue May 07, 2019 4:49 pm



Just beautiful. :lol:

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Dual » Tue May 07, 2019 4:52 pm

lmao

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Moggy » Tue May 07, 2019 4:53 pm

CUKs :fp:

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Karl_ » Tue May 07, 2019 5:03 pm

> millionaire neoliberals
> donations from the super-rich
> can't afford a social media manager
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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Moggy » Tue May 07, 2019 5:48 pm



The strawberry floating state of this country :fp:

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by captain red dog » Thu May 09, 2019 7:23 pm

So Danny Baker then. I tend to always give the benefit of the doubt (to pain a lot of people here I guess), but really a broadcaster of a radio sports show which discusses primarily football, where monkey chants have been pretty topical this season, didn't make the racial connection to what he posted? I understand he has some kind of feature on his shows about monkeys dressing as humans as some kind of cutesy thing, but honestly how could he not have seen the connection?

I can give him the benefit of the doubt that maybe he posted it without thinking AT ALL, but honestly I feel like I am doing mental gymnastics to think that. Even if he did, surely such a stupid mistake is a sacking offence any day of the week?

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Rex Kramer » Thu May 09, 2019 7:25 pm

Do I think he was intentionally racist? No.

Should he have expected to get sacked for it? Yes.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Lex-Man » Thu May 09, 2019 7:33 pm

Danny Baker is a man without any kind of filter.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Vermilion » Thu May 09, 2019 7:34 pm

My Brexit Party flier arrived this morning, they should have just sent it direct to the recycling centre.

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by Lex-Man » Thu May 09, 2019 7:36 pm

I use to put the recycling box under the post box and just fish out anything that looked important. It was easier.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Moggy » Thu May 09, 2019 8:54 pm

Rex Kramer wrote:Do I think he was intentionally racist? No.

Should he have expected to get sacked for it? Yes.


This.

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by NickSCFC » Fri May 10, 2019 12:46 pm

Moggy wrote:
Rex Kramer wrote:Do I think he was intentionally racist? No.

Should he have expected to get sacked for it? Yes.


This.


As someone who's repeatedly posted borderline xenophobic posts on this forum (see any thread about Islamic extremism) even I know that what he did was completely racist.

Not just that, it's the worst form of racism by far, equating someone of minority ethnicity to a simian is just vulgar.

Even worse when it's a baby, a clean sheet that hasn't adopted any kind of culture yet. He hasn't attacked Archie's personality, religion or political views, he's gone straight for the DNA makeup.




Saying that, had he photoshopped the chimp with a picture of a giant reptile egg I'd have found it hilarious.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Moggy » Sat May 11, 2019 8:06 am



This sort of social engineering is disgusting. We all know that the best system for education is based on how much money your parents have or who your great great great great great great grandfather was.

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by poshrule_uk » Sat May 11, 2019 8:19 am

Moggy wrote:

This sort of social engineering is disgusting. We all know that the best system for education is based on how much money your parents have or who your great great great great great great grandfather was.


That article is disgusting! It contains so much that is wrong

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by Moggy » Sat May 11, 2019 8:22 am

poshrule_uk wrote:
Moggy wrote:

This sort of social engineering is disgusting. We all know that the best system for education is based on how much money your parents have or who your great great great great great great grandfather was.


That article is disgusting! It contains so much that is wrong


I agree but sadly there will always be those that promote the rule of posh people in the UK.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Cuttooth » Sat May 11, 2019 8:26 am



If private schools were abolished the investment and standards in state education would skyrocket overnight.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Karl_ » Sat May 11, 2019 9:02 am

Abolish private schooling. Eat the rich.

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by OrangeRKN » Sat May 11, 2019 10:16 am

Parents have a responsibility to educate their children, and society tries to ensure that by providing freely accessible state education. Enforcing attendance of state education and outlawing alternate forms is authoritarian without justification. The state should only intervene when parents are failing in their duty.

The quality of state education can and should be improved, preferably to the point where private education is largely unecessary, but I don't see why that requires outlawing private education. Even if you ban private schools, or mandate state school attendance, you can have children being privately tutored, so I don't even see by what mechanism it would work.

That article is nonsense though, universities should undoubtedly consider circumstance and potential.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 5
by Karl_ » Sat May 11, 2019 10:24 am

Counterpoint: educate the proletariat in state schools, educate the bourgeoisie in the gulag.


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