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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by papabear » May 16, 2018, 9:15 am

Sossman wrote:
May 14, 2018, 10:07 pm
Manbush wrote:True we do expect our politicians to lie but not to the extent Trump has, he’s taken it to a whole new level, hasn’t even been able to keep his lies consistent.
Trump isn't just a liar... he's delusional.

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to be fair though, he was a funny looking tv host, who took his delusion of becoming president and draining the swamp so to speak and made it a reality.

Whilst there is a lot of merit to a lot of the trump bashing if all you do is look at the negative in life, well thats not going to be the most pleasent existence.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » May 16, 2018, 9:19 am

Absolutely disgusting that so many people want to bring about and look forward the end of humanity because of a book.


Half of evangelicals support Israel because they believe it is important for fulfilling end-times prophecy

https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.was ... -prophecy/
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 17, 2018, 8:59 pm

Well it seems practitioners of so-called "gay conversion therapy" could face prosecution in Victoria in the near future.

Brilliant move.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » May 18, 2018, 12:11 pm

Schifty wrote:
May 17, 2018, 8:59 pm
Well it seems practitioners of so-called "gay conversion therapy" could face prosecution in Victoria in the near future.

Brilliant move.
Good it’s child abuse, demonstrably harmful to the individual.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Sossman » May 18, 2018, 12:27 pm

Manbush wrote:Absolutely disgusting that so many people want to bring about and look forward the end of humanity because of a book.


Half of evangelicals support Israel because they believe it is important for fulfilling end-times prophecy

https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.was ... -prophecy/
Now the constant tone abett references to our 'judeo-christian culture' makes more sense.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 18, 2018, 8:01 pm

Manbush wrote:
May 18, 2018, 12:11 pm
Schifty wrote:
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Well it seems practitioners of so-called "gay conversion therapy" could face prosecution in Victoria in the near future.

Brilliant move.
Good it’s child abuse, demonstrably harmful to the individual.
ACT is now going to also fast track laws.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 19, 2018, 10:01 am

Well another school shooting in America, this time Texas.

The Sheriff has come out and said the solution is to have less doors :roll:

Because when there's 8 entrances you can't have an armed guard on all of them :roll: :roll:

Has this Daft AF ***** heard about fires?

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by gangrenous » May 19, 2018, 11:25 am

Humanity is getting stupider

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by -PJ- » May 19, 2018, 1:42 pm

I can stop school shootings and this is a basic, common sense reaction.

Install fencing around every school in America(as high as you need to go). Have 2 entrance/exit points. Have armed security at all points during school hours. Any drop kick who decides to approach any school brandishing weapons and threatening the public is shot dead. He's there for a reason right ? Should I ring Pres Trump with this brainwave idea ?

Less doors..****.

We have fencing around all our schools here in LakeMac. To keep the students safe.

Our American friends are the dumbest humans walking the planet.

Switch on America...
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Sossman » May 19, 2018, 2:07 pm

and heavily regulate access to firearms.

Do that

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by -PJ- » May 19, 2018, 3:12 pm

Sossman wrote:
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and heavily regulate access to firearms.

Do that

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Hey Soss, any straight acting human can get access to a firearm in Gunmerica..


Do you want to stop the violence ?

Fences..and armed secruity.

This is not hard...

I could walk into an arms dealer in backwater USA and by a gun, even if I'm **** crazy. If you secure the schools it doesn't happen.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by gangrenous » May 19, 2018, 4:56 pm

What is the cost of securing schools like prisons?! It’s be enormous! Just give up your guns you stupid wankers.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by -PJ- » May 19, 2018, 7:30 pm

22 school shootings in America in 2018 as of yesterday .

Who care how much school fencing costs !!!
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 19, 2018, 7:54 pm

But students are the ones doing shootings.

Are you going to search every students bag as they enter school?

The USA is now a failed state.

Merica will do everything except acknowledge that less guns equals less death from guns.

BTW school campuses have more deaths this year than the military..

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by -PJ- » May 19, 2018, 8:21 pm

Yeah but they usually wag or are late while they load the magazines, write a goodbye letter to mommy and put their trench coat on.

These are the dudes that should be stopped at the gate.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by gangrenous » May 19, 2018, 9:11 pm

-PJ- wrote:22 school shootings in America in 2018 as of yesterday .

Who care how much school fencing costs !!!
How many school shootings in Aus this year? How many armed guards have we got?

Gee what’s the real problem to address here...

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by -PJ- » May 20, 2018, 6:51 am

gangrenous wrote:
May 19, 2018, 9:11 pm
-PJ- wrote:22 school shootings in America in 2018 as of yesterday .

Who care how much school fencing costs !!!
How many school shootings in Aus this year? How many armed guards have we got?

Gee what’s the real problem to address here...
I get your point ganger and what a lucky country we live in thank god.

But this stoooopid America. This has been going on for 45 presidents. They could have taken guns away for the last 1000 yrs but here we are in 2018 and kids are STILL being executed just going to school.

I don't know how they allow this to happen again and again and again. Stop the violence **** America.
You're killing each other, it's senseless..

When someone goes on a killing spree they have a stock standard press conference saying how bad they feel for the families and how shocking this all this.

Then they wait for the next one...sad but true.

I want the US government to take away the guns, I do.

But they sit on their hands.

Protect the kids is all I'm saying. Search every bag, every day. Time consuming..yes. Invasive..yes.

Life saving..yes.

I couldn't imagine the grief these families are hit with. They get up in the morning, have breaky, kiss their parents goodbye and go to school. It's a deadset lottery if they're coming home later that day or not.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by gangrenous » May 20, 2018, 12:47 pm

I agree with that, it’s absolutely shocking. It’s disgusting really. Makes you ashamed to be the same species as the people who sit on their hands and allow this to continue.

Guards will only treat the symptom, and if it’s a short term measure to save lives then good. But the most important step is to treat the disease itself.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by -PJ- » May 20, 2018, 1:24 pm

gangrenous wrote:
May 20, 2018, 12:47 pm
I agree with that, it’s absolutely shocking. It’s disgusting really. Makes you ashamed to be the same species as the people who sit on their hands and allow this to continue.

Guards will only treat the symptom, and if it’s a short term measure to save lives then good. But the most important step is to treat the disease itself.
Yes mate..

Now let's enjoy the voodoo continuing today..or making a comeback at least.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » May 21, 2018, 3:34 pm

Schifty wrote:
May 19, 2018, 10:01 am
Well another school shooting in America, this time Texas.

The Sheriff has come out and said the solution is to have less doors :roll:

Because when there's 8 entrances you can't have an armed guard on all of them :roll: :roll:

Has this Daft AF ***** heard about fires?
What would you expect from Texas, just saw one of their republicans (an ex judge) has a trust fund for his children only if they marry a white partner.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » May 23, 2018, 8:50 am

With Archbishop Wilson going down is this going to set a precedent and open the floodgates to many more charges being laid?

If Pell gets off on the actual abuse charges hopefully he’ll be charged for the same as Wilson.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 23, 2018, 2:03 pm

Well AFP have finished their investigation into Greg Hunt's twitter account liking a porn tweet and they have confirmed that there was no hacking!!

Just own up to it. Christopher Pyne was smart enough to claim hacking but not refer to the AFP so it left the element of doubt.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » May 24, 2018, 9:28 am

Judge rules Trump blocking twitter users is unconstitutional, you could be back in Schifty!

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/23/b ... &smtyp=cur
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 24, 2018, 6:54 pm

Manbush wrote:
May 24, 2018, 9:28 am
Judge rules Trump blocking twitter users is unconstitutional, you could be back in Schifty!

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/23/b ... &smtyp=cur
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 24, 2018, 10:12 pm

Manbush wrote:
May 23, 2018, 8:50 am
With Archbishop Wilson going down is this going to set a precedent and open the floodgates to many more charges being laid?

If Pell gets off on the actual abuse charges hopefully he’ll be charged for the same as Wilson.
Precedent like sending students of Catholic schools letters like this?

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » May 25, 2018, 6:26 pm

You’re **** kidding me, the nerve off **** like that are unbelievable. I’m sure though many will pray for him rather than condemning him for his lack of action.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » May 25, 2018, 7:15 pm

Well on the positive side at least Victoria has scrapped the “Ellis defense” which stopped the Catholic Church being sued since it legally didn’t exist.

http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-2 ... fmredir=sm
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Schifty » May 31, 2018, 9:58 am

Unfortunately it is..

https://edition.cnn.com/politics/live-n ... -05-30-18/

31 min ago
President Trump and Kim Kardashian West met today to discuss prison reform
President Trump just tweeted a photo of him and Kim Kardashian West, whom he met to discuss prison reform.

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by -TW- » May 31, 2018, 6:54 pm

Something about getting some woman who got sentenced to life for a first time drug offence a pardon

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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

Post by Manbush » June 7, 2018, 7:59 am

Bullet proof shields for high school students.

https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/evk ... chool-gift

Well done America, do everything except address the issues, mental health and guns.
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Re: The Politics Thread 2018

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