"Sorry Daily Mail content"

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mikal83

4,821 posts

207 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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I've been banned from the daily fails online edition for being nasty to the ultra right wing trump supporters......you know the "Throw her out" brigade.

Essel

294 posts

101 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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longblackcoat said:
Essel said:
1. Not sure about that, it was called the Grauniad for a reason.

2. Have you read the comments to their articles?? I wouldn't use "smart" to describe a lot of them.

BTW, I read the mail for entertainment, the guardian to warm up, and come here for reasoned debate. ??
wobble
I shall now remove tongue from cheek. wink

hyphen

15,456 posts

45 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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mikal83 said:
I've been banned from the daily fails online edition for being nasty to the ultra right wing trump supporters......you know the "Throw her out" brigade.
Nasty how though? Why not engage with them as a grown up, rather than getting all antifa.

hyphen

15,456 posts

45 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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henrycrun said:
The DM make up stories to sell more papers. Others may/may not do the same.
Guardian averages 1 correction a day.

https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/series/cor...

This one was 'very mail' and recent, 30th june

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2019/jun/30/corre...



mikal83

4,821 posts

207 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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hyphen said:
mikal83 said:
I've been banned from the daily fails online edition for being nasty to the ultra right wing trump supporters......you know the "Throw her out" brigade.
Nasty how though? Why not engage with them as a grown up, rather than getting all antifa.
Please explain. What is "all antifa"?

hyphen

15,456 posts

45 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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mikal83 said:
hyphen said:
mikal83 said:
I've been banned from the daily fails online edition for being nasty to the ultra right wing trump supporters......you know the "Throw her out" brigade.
Nasty how though? Why not engage with them as a grown up, rather than getting all antifa.
Please explain. What is "all antifa"?
The antifa is what the ultra right wing see when they look in the mirror - the ultra left wing who believe anyone who disagrees with them is by default a Nazi and deserves 'nastiness'.

You can search for more info on the Antifa movement all by yourself smile

mikal83

4,821 posts

207 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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hyphen said:
mikal83 said:
hyphen said:
mikal83 said:
I've been banned from the daily fails online edition for being nasty to the ultra right wing trump supporters......you know the "Throw her out" brigade.
Nasty how though? Why not engage with them as a grown up, rather than getting all antifa.
Please explain. What is "all antifa"?
The antifa is what the ultra right wing see when they look in the mirror - the ultra left wing who believe anyone who disagrees with them is by default a Nazi and deserves 'nastiness'.

You can search for more info on the Antifa movement all by yourself smile
So because I argued against a bunch of right wing bigots, I MUST be a left wing bigot?

hyphen

15,456 posts

45 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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mikal83 said:
So because I argued against a bunch of right wing bigots, I MUST be a left wing bigot?
You said you were banned for being nasty.

Why did you feel the need to be nasty? Why not keep yourself in check whilst you argue with them.

Barry Homo

2,486 posts

117 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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Cantaloupe said:
Dear boy, left leaning is different to left wing, when you start growing hair on your balls you'll begin to understand adult things laugh
The incredible level of discourse on Pistonheads.com in 2019. Spectacular.

bloomen

3,779 posts

114 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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Integroo said:
The Guardian isn't biased. It has some ridiculous opinion pieces but it's general reporting is excellent and rigorous.
Their journalism has come out with plenty of important stuff over the years that possibly wouldn't have otherwise emerged. The floppy-haired guilt tripping whining on the opinion side of things has made me dislike the Guardian even more than the DM and that's truly saying something.

If I were running it I'd shape it into a pure conveyor of inconvenient truth. Every columnist encouraging me to commit suicide for not being apologetic enough for existing would be told to get a job down a mine somewhere.





mikal83

4,821 posts

207 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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hyphen said:
mikal83 said:
So because I argued against a bunch of right wing bigots, I MUST be a left wing bigot?
You said you were banned for being nasty.

Why did you feel the need to be nasty? Why not keep yourself in check whilst you argue with them.
I give up.

captain_cynic

5,747 posts

50 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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hyphen said:
mikal83 said:
I've been banned from the daily fails online edition for being nasty to the ultra right wing trump supporters......you know the "Throw her out" brigade.
Nasty how though? Why not engage with them as a grown up, rather than getting all antifa.
Because to engage with them as adults would require them to be adults in the first place.

mikal83 said:
Please explain. What is "all antifa"?
Anti-fa is a catch all term used by the far right to demonise anyone they don't like. Usually an indication that the user doesn't inhabit reality.

captain_cynic

5,747 posts

50 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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Essel said:
captain_cynic said:
1. It's more erudite. If you want to improve your mastery of the English language, you can do a lot worse than read the Guardian.
2. Because of 1, they cant be as blatant as the DM, let alone the Daily Express with their lies as the readership are smart enough to spot obvious lies.
1. Not sure about that, it was called the Grauniad for a reason.

2. Have you read the comments to their articles?? I wouldn't use "smart" to describe a lot of them.

BTW, I read the mail for entertainment, the guardian to warm up, and come here for reasoned debate. ??
1. An ill founded reputation for typos mainly used by the satirical news magazine, Private Eye.

2. I avoid the comments section on any news site. No matter who it is, it's an unregulated, unmoderated mess... hence attracts the worst commentators. When it comes to quality, journalism matters, the comments section doesn't.

Greenmantle

522 posts

63 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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<tongue in cheek mode>

Well I for one won't have anything bad said against the Daily Mail.
When the lovely Tracy Cox produces the following informative article for both males and females then I will keep reading.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7253833...

<\tongue in cheek mode>

hyphen

15,456 posts

45 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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captain_cynic said:
Anti-fa is a catch all term used by the far right to demonise anyone they don't like. Usually an indication that the user doesn't inhabit reality.
This was discussed on the Rogan podcast recently, a Vietnamese-American journalist was battered by the Antifa recently https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI2EHMy1lgs

Didn't sound like a catch term to me.

Even the BBC acknowledge that they are extreme: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/X56rQkDg...


Anyway we are off topic. How bad the Mail is, or isn't, is the question isn't it? Not some nutter on here who they banned and has a gripe hehe

grumbledoak

26,123 posts

188 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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captain_cynic said:
Anti-fa is a catch all term used by the far right to demonise anyone they don't like. Usually an indication that the user doesn't inhabit reality.
And "far right" is what, exactly?

captain_cynic

5,747 posts

50 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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grumbledoak said:
captain_cynic said:
Anti-fa is a catch all term used by the far right to demonise anyone they don't like. Usually an indication that the user doesn't inhabit reality.
And "far right" is what, exactly?
If you need that explained to you, you shouldn't join any political discussions.

captain_cynic

5,747 posts

50 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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hyphen said:
This was discussed on the Rogan podcast recently, a Vietnamese-American journalist was battered by the Antifa recently https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI2EHMy1lgs

Didn't sound like a catch term to me.

Even the BBC acknowledge that they are extreme: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/X56rQkDg...


Anyway we are off topic. How bad the Mail is, or isn't, is the question isn't it? Not some nutter on here who they banned and has a gripe hehe
Of course it doesn't sound like a catch all term to you... You're using it to demonise anyone you disagree with.

Anti-fa is short for "anti fascists" and it a catch all term formerly used to describe anyone opposed to fascism. It is not a single organisation with a central authority as you have made out. Did you even read the BBC Opinion article you posted.

Congratulations, you've demonstrated that I was quite correct. You don't actually know what the term means and you're just using it as a very bad thought terminating cliche. Also, you don't live in reality.

If you want to talk about willingness to use violence, reference James Fields Jr, Charlottesville, et al. The far right isn't just willing to use violence, it is one of their first resorts as using violence to enforce fascism is a key tenant of fascism..

Edited by captain_cynic on Thursday 18th July 12:54

hyphen

15,456 posts

45 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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captain_cynic said:
It is not a single organisation with a central authority as you have made out
So who posts out the all-black dress code & face masks then hehe

You seem very passionate about this subject, you know I was just asking that fella if he should have toned down his language so he hadn't got banned.

I'm not getting into what ever happens to be this this chip on your shoulder here. So take care!


Edited by hyphen on Thursday 18th July 13:59

Down and out

2,700 posts

19 months

Thursday 18th July 2019
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captain_cynic said:
grumbledoak said:
captain_cynic said:
Anti-fa is a catch all term used by the far right to demonise anyone they don't like. Usually an indication that the user doesn't inhabit reality.
And "far right" is what, exactly?
If you need that explained to you, you shouldn't join any political discussions.
Who pissed in your Rice Krispies this morning?