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In regards to FGM West Midlands Police recently tweeted this beauty (since deleted):
There is no hope.

And in Tower Hamlets recently too. They need to start putting people in prison.

"FGM has been a criminal offence in the UK for 30 years, and in 2003 it also became a criminal offence to take a child abroad to have female genital mutilation. Despite this, there is yet to be a successful prosecution."

Social services called in after 85 cases of FGM newly discovered in Tower Hamlets
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I like how they wrote ''Prosecuting parents unlikely to benefit child''

I wonder how they'd explain that to the couple's next child who also has her genitals mutilated?
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Re: All about the alt-right (in the wake of anti-Muslim shooting)

Just to remind you both, this is a thread about the alt-right, There are plenty of other threads that would be more appropriate for your subject matter.
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Just to remind you both, this is a thread about the alt-right, There are plenty of other threads that would be more appropriate for your subject matter.
But I thought the absurdity of modern multiculturalism was part of the alt-right?

Or is FGM now as British as fish n chips?
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Re: All about the alt-right (in the wake of anti-Muslim shooting)

You're an Australian/Swiss citizen, discussing the alt-right in America whilst making references to a predominently African practice and referencing cases of it in the UK. All that's missing is Superman and the Teletubbies
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Disgraced left wing journalist, who is a black muslim convert (allegedly), arrested for making anti-semetic bomb threats. LMFAO.

B b b but TRUMP. ALT-RIGHT!

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/...icle-1.2987823
https://spectator.org/leftist-journa...unity-centers/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39157934

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Disgraced left wing journalist, who is a black muslim convert (allegedly), arrested for making anti-semetic bomb threats. LMFAO.

B b b but TRUMP. ALT-RIGHT!

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/...icle-1.2987823
https://spectator.org/leftist-journa...unity-centers/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39157934
So your point is that not all anti-semites are from the alt-right - Wow, thanks for sharing - nobody knew!
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Disgraced left wing journalist, who is a black muslim convert (allegedly), arrested for making anti-semetic bomb threats. LMFAO.

B b b but TRUMP. ALT-RIGHT!

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/...icle-1.2987823
https://spectator.org/leftist-journa...unity-centers/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39157934
Otherwise described as spurned lover trying to piss off his ex... Do you read your links?

"The harassment started when the Brooklyn woman dumped Thompson in July 2016, and included emails to her employer claiming that she was an anti-Semite suffering from a sexually-transmitted disease, the complaint charged."
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Re: All about the alt-right (in the wake of anti-Muslim shooting)

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Otherwise described as spurned lover trying to piss off his ex... Do you read your links?
He's clutching at straws since Milo was brought down by a 16yr old Canadian Republican girl. Sorry but it still makes me chuckle.
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You're an Australian/Swiss citizen, discussing the alt-right in America whilst making references to a predominently African practice and referencing cases of it in the UK. All that's missing is Superman and the Teletubbies
I couldn't help but notice that when other people were discussing FGM in Britain the previous pages you didn't seem too fussed. But when I said something you didn't like it's suddenly off topic. Must be that selective outrage?

Otherwise I agree with you that it's beyond absurd; the fact that a (horrible) predominantly African practice is now a growing problem in the UK with zero prosecutions to date is ludicrous.
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I couldn't help but notice that when other people were discussing FGM in Britain the previous pages you didn't seem too fussed. But when I said something you didn't like it's suddenly off topic. Must be that selective outrage?
No commenting on a subject / not reading parts of a thread, do not equate to being "not fussed". And for the record, I don't do "outrage". It's a problem reaction that offers no viable solution. There are certain subjects that I don't discuss online that I may do in private. My life, my choice.
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Exactly. Useful leftist idiots are more to blame than the immigrants themselves. The immigrants are simply looking for a better life. The issue here is an irresponsible management of communities and society.
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I wonder how a responsible management of communities and society looks like, in your view. There have been quite a few drastic approaches to this and we all know where they led. I can only hope you have some practical, non-violent and effective solutions up your sleeve.
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So your point is that not all anti-semites are from the alt-right - Wow, thanks for sharing - nobody knew!
Would you say the same thing if they'd be from the Alt-right?

But you're right, it proves nothing, but I'd like to see this thread if he had been "alt-right".
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Would you say the same thing if they'd be from the Alt-right?

But you're right, it proves nothing, but I'd like to see this thread if he had been "alt-right".
Well, that is the subject of the thread, so - yea.

Why not start a thread: Anti-semitism - who's behind it?
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In the video you've linked, I agree with everything he says, but in others, such as the Milo vs Muslim one doing the rounds, I don't.

I'm in the UK at the moment, and tomorrow night I'm attending my friend's surprise 60th birthday party in Manchester's village, in one of the gay clubs. The birthday boy has been my friend and colleague for 12yrs. He's Jewish, speaks several languages fluently, and we've been each other's confidant through several relationships. The party has been arranged by his Muslim fiance. Both families will be in attendance and as a couple, they've been for holidays to stay with each other's extended families. The one and only time there's been a hitch, was last year at Tel Aviv immigration.

The first person to wish me Happy Christmas and again, Happy New year, was another of my gay Muslim friends and former colleague. He's always been very open about his sexuality, and the only time his Imam felt the need to 'draw the line' was when my friend wanted to buy a pet mini pig called Lola, and take her to the mosque wearing a black biker jacket with 'Jesus Saves' written in studs on the back.

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Now that was amusing, felt like a Friday thread.
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Now that was amusing, felt like a Friday thread.
My stories about those two guys could fill Friday threads for the rest of the year. The guy who wanted the mini pig is such a class act and rather posh. He knows the maitre ds at all the best London restaurants and can nearly always get his clients a table, and our single lady clients often invited him to be their 'plus 1' for events because he's such good company and doesn't drink....but somewhere in the ether...there's a wonderful video of him on a work trip to Vegas after drinking 4 cosmopolitans, sitting on the bar entertaining everyone with Streisand's greatest hits.
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I think the average consumer has as much power on line as off line, you go to a store and either pick an apple or a Mars bar. There are some who pick a Mas bar everyday and then wonder why there are consequences. You can pick a book or a tabloid, and people forget that there are consequences on the content of there cerebral gray mush.

The bias of what we tend to believe (either craftily changed and delivered by Wiki or wherever we pick it from) is stereotypical. Wiki et al just profits on our ability to believe simplistic stuff, and get voluntarily distracted by pleasantly simple propaganda, scandals or whatever fits the modern themes and memes.

I may believe in our power as a consumer since once all I ever had was my decision to critically assess an info source, assign credibility and test it. I used to believe that power does not rely on cash but on access to info. I no longer think so, power relies on our quality work with info.

You know what Wiki does. Most people do. What do you do? Get another source. You however need to work with the information you get in a particular way, to weed the attractive nonsense from quality. This is where consumers do not go, I think. The info is out there. But what to do with it is tricky. It is easier to kick back and follow trends and popular opinions, especially if it is accompanied by a good level of outrage and social cohesion, acceptance and sense of belonging, self worth and frequent affirmation, followers and brownie points, prestige. What else are social media used for? I have my doubts about social media being genuinely used to spread quality info. It is mainly supposed to be entertaining.

So, in fact - I do not give credit where credit is not due. Consumers have the potential, but the power gets tossed when habits form. 3rd grade, probably. That's when social cohesion starts getting ahead of cognition.

That again is both left/right. I actually think the left traditionally pushes for social cohesion on account of epistemology more than the right wingers do. And, to lower the quality of epistemological processes in a society exposes the consumers even further to misinterpreted facts and vehicles (media, et al) that deliver them. The fact there is somebody making cash on this reinforces all.

I too would have normally agreed with the idea that the consumer has the power, but the temptations are too big to resist perusing irrelevant info - be it online articles, news, magazines, social media. It's free, it's convenient, it feeds a need of a sort. Not only for entertainment, as you noticed. But we can feed the need of social cohesion by investing more in the community, or the things that actually happen in our proximity. Sometimes less is more. Don't even believe anymore that we can find plenty of quality info on certain subjects - politics, international affairs etc.

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Re: All about the alt-right (in the wake of anti-Muslim shooting)

Trumpleton arrested after he sent a strobing image to journalist Kurt Eichenwald. Eichenwald has epilepsy and the image triggered a seizure. The trumpleton had posted on Twitter boasting about sending the image and hoping that Eichenwald died from the seizure. He is now looking at 10 years in the slammer.

Eichenwald has been critical of Trump, this is what appears to have inspired the attack.

Classy, these alt-right types.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7636876.html
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Trumpleton arrested after he sent a strobing image to journalist Kurt Eichenwald. Eichenwald has epilepsy and the image triggered a seizure. The trumpleton had posted on Twitter boasting about sending the image and hoping that Eichenwald died from the seizure. He is now looking at 10 years in the slammer.

Eichenwald has been critical of Trump, this is what appears to have inspired the attack.

Classy, these alt-right types.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7636876.html
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So your point is that not all anti-semites stalkers are from the alt-right - Wow, thanks for sharing - nobody knew!
p.s. he was arrested for stalking #fakenews
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p.s. he was arrested for stalking #fakenews
Which bit's fake news? John Rayne Rivello has been arrested and charged with cyberstalking.
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