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  • Graxlar_v3 26 Oct 2018 17:03:05 4,437 posts
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    billythekid wrote:
    Fuckers defacing graffiti.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-45593174

    Bastards.
    No word of a lie, that bridge is on the way to my mums and i know i am almost at the m4 whenever i see it. It is a staple of mine and my missus journey ('give peas a chance').

    Having said that, who gives a fuck whether it has been defaced.
  • Dougs 28 Oct 2018 22:15:32 87,066 posts
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    Sounds like Brazil have elected a far right nut job too now. Can't confess to knowing a huge amount about him but the little I have read is pretty grim.
  • Jono62 28 Oct 2018 22:18:30 21,157 posts
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    John Oliver did a segment about him a couple of weeks back. Seems to be a standard right wing nutjob.
  • JamboWayOh 28 Oct 2018 22:52:07 9,865 posts
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    By all accounts he comes as across as a more intelligent Trump like figure who talks of draining the swamp and in addition is as much of a cunt but seems way more competent.
  • senso-ji 28 Oct 2018 22:54:01 8,912 posts
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    He's a racist, misogynistic, homophobic cunt, but it seems that this is a case of the President Brazil deserves, rather than wants, as he's gotten a lot of votes from people who don't like the previous left wing governments.
  • DrStrangelove 29 Oct 2018 07:23:14 13,285 posts
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    He criticised the former military dictatorship for not torturing and killing enough people, in front of TV cameras he said to a woman "I won't rape you because you're not worth it"... Trump does a lot of damage, but he's also a loudmouth who only cares about his popularity, and too dumb to get anything done. Bolsonaro seems like someone with much more ideological ambition, and I suspect he will be much more successful at destroying democracy
  • fontgeeksogood 29 Oct 2018 07:29:10 3,184 posts
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    DrStrangelove wrote:
    "I won't rape you because you're not worth it".
    Timotei ads in Brazil are dark
  • Dougs 29 Oct 2018 07:53:57 87,066 posts
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    Jono62 wrote:
    John Oliver did a segment about him a couple of weeks back. Seems to be a standard right wing nutjob.
    Yeah, that's the sum of my knowledge of him.
  • challenge_hanukkah 29 Oct 2018 08:11:36 8,395 posts
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    People seem to want to be dictated to and trodden under foot. They've voted for this cunt in their droves.
  • nickthegun 29 Oct 2018 08:21:09 75,548 posts
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    Well, it's one of the most corrupt places on earth with one of the highest murder rates, so you can't entirely blame them for voting for someone who has pledged to punch that out of the country.

    I don't agree with his politics in the slightest but it's the same with trump and brexit. Life sucks ass for a lot of people and the status quo is just making it slowly worse.
  • challenge_hanukkah 29 Oct 2018 08:26:48 8,395 posts
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    Fuck it.

    I'm going to stand here on a platform of murdering anyone remotely dusky or slightly frooty. I'll be a shoo-in.
  • sport 29 Oct 2018 08:42:04 14,651 posts
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    challenge_hanukkah wrote:
    Fuck it.

    I'm going to stand here on a platform of murdering anyone remotely dusky or slightly frooty. I'll be a shoo-in.
    I like the cut of your jib sir.

    /ticks box of MP hanukkah
  • Mola_Ram 29 Oct 2018 09:02:56 18,782 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    I don't agree with his politics in the slightest but it's the same with trump and brexit. Life sucks ass for a lot of people and the status quo is just making it slowly worse.
    It would be real nice though if someone could manage to be against the status quo, while also not wanting to (for example) kill all the gays. There must be a happy medium somewhere in there.

    Edited by Mola_Ram at 09:03:30 29-10-2018
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 29 Oct 2018 09:25:37 16,721 posts
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    How about like half the gays and half the fox hunters?
  • Mola_Ram 29 Oct 2018 09:29:31 18,782 posts
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    What does the Venn diagram look like on that one? Any overlap?

    Edited by Mola_Ram at 09:29:51 29-10-2018
  • fontgeeksogood 29 Oct 2018 09:36:14 3,184 posts
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    Milo
  • Load_2.0 29 Oct 2018 09:56:04 28,180 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Well, it's one of the most corrupt places on earth with one of the highest murder rates, so you can't entirely blame them for voting for someone who has pledged to punch that out of the country.

    I don't agree with his politics in the slightest but it's the same with trump and brexit. Life sucks ass for a lot of people and the status quo is just making it slowly worse.
    That's it.

    10+ years under the progressive left wing Workers' Party has seen crime steadily rise and numerous corruption scandals. (Though some may well have been faked/created) so what are the options?

    Vote again for the same parties and hope life gets better?

    Or vote for someone who is obviously an arsehole but might reduce the chances of getting carjacked driving your kids to school.
  • Load_2.0 29 Oct 2018 09:57:57 28,180 posts
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    Their murder rate btw.

    63,880 people were murdered across the country in 2017, That’s 175 deaths per day.
  • DrStrangelove 29 Oct 2018 17:38:45 13,285 posts
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    I understand that people are frustrated, but then they elect someone who's going to make it even worse. He's got a lot of support even with poor people, but he says poor people are lazy parasites etc. and against the gun violence he plans to loosen gun laws. How on Earth is that going to help any of them?

    Same in the US, they shout "drain the swamp" and rail against corrupt politicians who all get their money from the NY financial elite or whatever. The solution? Elect someone who is that financial elite, and claim he's one of us.

    It's like when you accuse your mayor of being in bed with the mafia, and then you want to get rid of that so you elect the mafia boss himself. It's fucking daft.
  • Load_2.0 29 Oct 2018 19:30:46 28,180 posts
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    Simple.

    The workers party may have have said all the right things, had progressive thinking and noble intentions but for the last decade peoples standard of living has decreased and crime has gotten progressively worse.

    Why would they vote for another 4 years of that?
  • FredClintstone 6 Nov 2018 10:24:42 48 posts
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    Seen the big news story this morning about some blokes setting fire to a model of the Grenfell Tower and laughing. I have to admit I don't understand what the big deal is. Yes it's bad taste but I don't get why people are going crazy about it.
  • JamboWayOh 6 Nov 2018 10:32:17 9,865 posts
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    'Bystanders could be heard mockingly saying, “Help me, help me!” and “Jump out the window!” One of them waggled a cutout of a person in a window, several of which appeared to have been coloured brown. To laughter, one person said “Stay in your flat, we are coming to get you”, an apparent reference to the stay-put policy that may have cost lives in the fire on 14 June 2017.

    Someone else can be heard saying: “That’s what happens when they don’t pay their rent.”


    Yeah...what's the big fuss?
  • challenge_hanukkah 6 Nov 2018 10:33:06 8,395 posts
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    Exactly. I laugh at old ladies getting pushed over, the Munich air disaster and the holocaust on a regular basis.

    Fucking snowflake cucks who lost their homes should shut the fuck up whinging. They were all immigrants anyway.
  • FredClintstone 6 Nov 2018 10:50:45 48 posts
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    The brown thing isn't good.

    Hmm. Yeah OK it's bad, but so what who cares what twats get up to in their back yard. Why go after them so vociferously, why not just ignore it. They're not actually hurting anyone.
  • FredClintstone 6 Nov 2018 10:52:07 48 posts
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    The stay where you are thing is kind of funny.
  • elstoof 6 Nov 2018 10:52:49 21,549 posts
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    Are you really that simple
  • Mola_Ram 6 Nov 2018 10:53:34 18,782 posts
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    If you want people to ignore something, maybe don't film it and put it on social media.
  • challenge_hanukkah 6 Nov 2018 10:54:10 8,395 posts
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    Is this sastard?
  • elstoof 6 Nov 2018 10:56:26 21,549 posts
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    Who cares if someone’s got a swastika flag in their spare room eh. While we’re at it, so what if someone’s got child porn, it’s only bad if it’s shown in public, right
  • FredClintstone 6 Nov 2018 10:57:12 48 posts
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    challenge_hanukkah wrote:
    Is this sastard?
    No I'm nicer and not as annoying as Billy. Bit hung over this morning though and haven't got up yet.
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