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Australian Senator Hit With Egg After Blaming Immigration for Mosque Attacks

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by SummerMadness, Mar 16, 2019 at 2:25 PM.

  1. SummerMadness

    SummerMadness Senior Veteran

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    Australian Senator Hit With Egg After Blaming Immigration for Mosque Attacks
    Buy more eggs.
     
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  2. Go Braves

    Go Braves On semi-hiatus here. Y'all take care.

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    Nobody should have an egg thrown at them. That said, nobody is less deserving of sympathy for having an egg thrown at him. His comments were egotistical, designed to provoke folks & get attention for himself. Pathetic.
     
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  3. JustSomeBloke

    JustSomeBloke Wo-choo-lookin-at?

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    How does egging people help the situation? I can't imagine it calms anyone down, or makes anyone see the intellectual, moral, and ethical superiority of the person doing the egging. This kind of response is why political discourse is now so toxic and polarised.
     
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  4. devin553344

    devin553344 My Brain's Offline But My Heart Isn't

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    My sister smashed an egg on my head once, but she didn't have a reason for it, just did it for fun. I have to say it came across really disrespectful. I don't feel alone anymore thanks to the OP. But I'm not blaming Muslims for the attack of course.
     
  5. Shiloh Raven

    Shiloh Raven I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.

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    Violence only leads to more violence. As an activist myself, I don't support or advocate violence when protesting against a particular social justice or political issue in public. I don't advocate hurting other people in the form of protesting against that person's political opinion either.
     
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  6. High Fidelity

    High Fidelity Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Muslim immigration?

    Wasn't the shooter an Australian immigrant themselves?
     
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  7. Hammster

    Hammster The True Light was coming into the world. Staff Member Assistant Advisor Supporter

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  8. GoldenBoy89

    GoldenBoy89 We're Still Here

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    Was it an ostrich egg?
     
  9. Cimorene

    Cimorene ✷        ·   ˚ * .    

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    Why waste an egg?
     
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  10. devin553344

    devin553344 My Brain's Offline But My Heart Isn't

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    Cause they're high in cholesterol?
     
  11. SummerMadness

    SummerMadness Senior Veteran

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    I never said it was appropriate. ‍♂️
     
  12. mala

    mala fluffy lion

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    it isn't but in all honesty if this guy got some strange form of cancer that shot fire out his rear i would also be equally unsympathetic. at least then he could be used to roast marshmallows instead of whatever he does now. being a politician he is also probably a criminal and last time i checked 1 in 10 criminals in new zealand were child molesters.
     
  13. mmksparbud

    mmksparbud Well-Known Member

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    They just "happened" to have an egg on them?? Not like it was planned, right?
     
  14. mala

    mala fluffy lion

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    could have been coming home from market.
     
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  15. Hank77

    Hank77 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Now that would be a waste....a whole omelette.
     
  16. Hammster

    Hammster The True Light was coming into the world. Staff Member Assistant Advisor Supporter

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    So your comment was because it reminded you that you forgot to buy eggs this week?
     
  17. Abraxos

    Abraxos Love fearlessly

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    Not that sad.
     
  18. Hammster

    Hammster The True Light was coming into the world. Staff Member Assistant Advisor Supporter

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    It is to me.
     
  19. Abraxos

    Abraxos Love fearlessly

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    Don't worry, I'm sure Mr Anning will survive.

    The only thing apparently hurt was his eggo.
     
  20. Hammster

    Hammster The True Light was coming into the world. Staff Member Assistant Advisor Supporter

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    I wasn’t worried.
     
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