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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 23:56
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Nottinghamshire or Northumberland? I have stayed...

Nottinghamshire or Northumberland? I have stayed in both. The Northumberland has a strange unpleasant electrical hum from the pylons outside. The Notts one is ok. And travelodge beds genuinely...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 23:47
Replies: 90
Views: 3,318
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I have never seen such a news item. Why would...

I have never seen such a news item. Why would the strong men suppose that they would be rescued, and not the elderly, women and children? Who sets fire to a boat they are travelling in? You really...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 23:46
Replies: 56
Views: 1,826
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I think it's nice. But then, I am an English...

I think it's nice. But then, I am an English person, and maybe have a sentimental attachment to proper English food.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 23:41
Replies: 33
Views: 1,057
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I've never quite got to grips with the Catholic/...

I've never quite got to grips with the Catholic/ high church Anglican position. As far as I know, women can stand in the pulpit and read the Bible, but they can't do anything sacramental, ie...
Forum: Big Brother Yesterday, 19:05
Replies: 32
Views: 2,106
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I can't stand the music. :( It must have...

I can't stand the music. :(

It must have something though - I have friends who have actually started dance classes, inspired by watching it. I mean, BB never made me take 'lying around doing...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 18:20
Replies: 90
Views: 3,318
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Depressing, isn't it? The first picture...

Depressing, isn't it?

The first picture appears to be a bought in stock photograph of some solemn looking black people, that was used, as I linked earlier, to illustrate an article in The...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 18:08
Replies: 311
Views: 7,359
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Wailing? When did you last see a Muslim man...

Wailing? When did you last see a Muslim man kneel down and wail? Are you suggesting that someone might have put drawing pins on their prayer mats, or what?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:56
Replies: 56
Views: 1,826
Posted By wonkeydonkey
They are still bumper days for churches though. ...

They are still bumper days for churches though. Christmas more than Easter maybe. Is there anyone from what Salisbury council would call Olde English Stock whose heart does not lift at the words...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:53
Replies: 90
Views: 3,318
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Ooh, a stock photograph of some black people. ...

Ooh, a stock photograph of some black people. http://www.economist.com/node/18741382 That's pretty conclusive then.


I fear that 12 of them have already reached their final destination. Were...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:41
Replies: 90
Views: 3,318
Posted By wonkeydonkey
My daughter is a specialist barrister...

My daughter is a specialist barrister representing asylum seekers, and some of the refusals defy belief. If someone has scars from extreme torture all over their body, the home office will argue...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:35
Replies: 56
Views: 1,826
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I don't suppose their intentions were racist. ...

I don't suppose their intentions were racist. But it was idiotic. Chicken tikka masala is far more British than the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree. (Technically it seems to have been invented in...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:21
Replies: 137
Views: 3,127
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I buy The Independent, yes. And I detest the...

I buy The Independent, yes. And I detest the Mail.

But this is not the Independent giving an editorial point of view. Independent Voices, like the Guardian's Comment is free, is a place where...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:48
Replies: 90
Views: 3,318
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Blimey. Contradicted (not a very reliable site,...

Blimey. Contradicted (not a very reliable site, I would say, but still): http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000085035/confessions-of-a-mungiki-man-and-tall-tales-asylum-seekers-tell

A...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:37
Replies: 33
Views: 1,057
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Religious organisations are specifically exempt...

Religious organisations are specifically exempt from sex discrimination legislation. Hence not just Catholics but most Muslim organisations (not all) and non-liberal Jews.

Apart from that,...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:28
Replies: 311
Views: 7,359
Posted By wonkeydonkey
:D No, sounds perfectly reasonable. A lot...

:D No, sounds perfectly reasonable.


A lot of mosques are pleasant buildings. Both my nearest mosques are an undoubted asset to their very undistinguished surroundings.



Must have put his...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:20
Replies: 80
Views: 2,152
Posted By wonkeydonkey
:D Lol. They can put on a bit of a show, but...

:D Lol.

They can put on a bit of a show, but they need props. Buy them one of those rotostack cages with tunnels all over the place and they will run wildly around. I had a friend who had...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:10
Replies: 137
Views: 3,127
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Yes, because you are all the same. And...

Yes, because you are all the same. And obviously, you are the spokesperson for everyone who belongs to an ethnic minority. Mr Bhatti can jolly well shut up.

Why would anyone think someone deserves...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:25
Replies: 93
Views: 2,073
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Obviously accommodation is made for peoples'...

Obviously accommodation is made for peoples' individual needs. In some cases, for example, a witness may be concealed from the defendent. I was once at a trial that was held in the defendent's cell...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:18
Replies: 33
Views: 1,057
Posted By wonkeydonkey
That's not inequality though. It would become...

That's not inequality though. It would become inequality if women were paid less on the grounds that they did not search men, who are more numerous in the custody room.


There used to be a...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:37
Replies: 90
Views: 3,318
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I don't think anyone has a problem with...

I don't think anyone has a problem with describing them as religiously bigoted murderers, and there seem to be loads of witnesses, so there should be no problem putting together a case.

My issue...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:32
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By wonkeydonkey
That's very well done. But I guess it's possible...

That's very well done. But I guess it's possible the OP believes everything at the time. Funny old business, life.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:27
Replies: 137
Views: 3,127
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Yes, 'someone else's argument' is quite a gloss...

Yes, 'someone else's argument' is quite a gloss on a scene where we see a silent woman being badgered by a hostile stranger.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:25
Replies: 93
Views: 2,073
Posted By wonkeydonkey
There are pros and cons. Yes, you lose facial...

There are pros and cons. Yes, you lose facial expressions. But there have been several cases where women have refused to appear as a witness in a case because they feel that they cannot remove...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:21
Replies: 137
Views: 3,127
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Where is the irony? She is gorgeous. What. an...

Where is the irony?

She is gorgeous.

What. an idiot. Ironically (and this IS an example of irony), in bleating that Stacey was denying them a voice, she actually is trying to deny their voice. ...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:11
Replies: 90
Views: 3,318
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Yes. Well. Italy is probably not thrilled at...

Yes. Well. Italy is probably not thrilled at being confronted with 15 new arrivals all apparently awaiting charges for multiple aggravated murders. But that is how international law works. They...
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