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Seriously how did Katter's Party even get in


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#1 **Xena**

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:29 AM

Katter's party up to their old tricks again. Discriminating against homosexuals and making ridiculous public tweets:

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland...0124-2d85d.html

Edited by **Xena**, 24 January 2013 - 10:30 AM.


#2 beaglebaby

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:37 AM

I suppose the only good thing about it is that we know what a twit that candidate is right from the start!

#3 BadCat

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:46 AM

But apparently it's his right as a Christian to be  ignorant and intolerant.  Just as it is my right as an  atheist, and indeed my duty as a human being, to call him a mouthbreathing douchecanoe.

Edited by BadCat, 24 January 2013 - 10:46 AM.


#4 opethmum

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

Yep another one, here for I wish he never got in in the first place, I guess if you are in Qld don't vote for him and be better and be more active in who you want elected and hold your friends and family to account in who they vote for too, don't let friends and family be associated with such nonsense.

#5 JustBeige

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

How embarrassment. blush.gif wrong person. ddoh.gif

Edited by JustBeige, 25 January 2013 - 09:09 AM.


#6 Bart.

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:07 AM

QUOTE (Mary Whether @ 24/01/2013, 11:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wish it was my right, as a Christian who couldn't disagree with him more, to hogtie him and leave him in a damp cellar somewhere so the rest of us could get on with out lives without having to hear about his disgusting views.

I agree with this!  What does his faith have to do with anything?  As a practicing Christian, I couldn't disagree more with those disgusting views.

Edited by Bart., 24 January 2013 - 11:08 AM.


#7 **Xena**

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:10 AM

I feel so sorry for Christians who end up branded with his stupid homophobe brush!

#8 newwoman1

Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:19 PM

Just heard on news he has been stood down by the party......how does my sexuality affect the way I do my job.

#9 librablonde

Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:28 PM

I read the comments made by members of his party and by Katter himself and I couldn't help thinking "WTF???". I mean seriously, how is that even allowed to be aired?? I think there's a big difference between freedom of speech and simply inciting hatred against a minority group for sh*ts and giggles.

#10 MintyBiscuit

Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:11 PM

Good to see both candidates have been dropped, but he is still clearly insane. I'm watching him being interviewed on The Project at the moment and it truly boggles the mind to think anyone could actually vote for such a buffoon

ETA - It's a shame that some of the issues he is passionate about really are important issues because they're just sidelined by the disgusting rhetoric.

Edited by HollyOllyOxenfree, 24 January 2013 - 06:15 PM.


#11 CupOfCoffee

Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:18 PM

It is Queensland... sadly where an anti-gay agenda is supported by the elected Government of the State.  (The Katter party are not alone in their disgusting attitude towards the LGBT community).

#12 Feral_Pooks

Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

Wow. The sad thing is, there are people who agree with them and who vote. I hope they open up their hearts and minds a bit. There is nothing "Christian" about that kind of ugliness.

#13 newwoman1

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:03 PM

Great article written by Mia Freeman on mamamia.com.au its an open letter.   Made me laugh but also sad as I know there are people that agree with him.

#14 Chelli

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:08 PM

I find his views abhorrent and it's disgusting that anyone would have the stupidity to agree withbhis agenda. I loathe intolerance and the inciting of hatrid.

#15 StopTheGoats

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:13 PM

Unfortunate name, for a homophobe.

Edited by JuniorSpies, 24 January 2013 - 07:13 PM.


#16 Zarlias

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:17 PM

I just watched the interview on The Project, and all I could see was a caricature from a skit on the D Generation.


I kept expecting him to stick his fingers in his ears and say "la la la la I am not listening to you".

The state of Queensland politics at the moment is abysmal.

#17 axiomae

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:21 PM

I agree with so many of his policies, such as taking power away from Woolies and Coles and paying our farmers properly, halting coal seam gas mining in food production lands, rights for indigenous groups etc... such a shame this issue blights the otherwise good work the party does.



#18 MintyBiscuit

Posted 24 January 2013 - 08:02 PM

QUOTE (Zarlias @ 24/01/2013, 08:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I just watched the interview on The Project, and all I could see was a caricature from a skit on the D Generation.


I kept expecting him to stick his fingers in his ears and say "la la la la I am not listening to you".

The state of Queensland politics at the moment is abysmal.


Funny you should say that. When he was on the Circle last year to promote his book, they asked him about gay marriage. After refusing a couple of times to answer and them asking again, he picked up the book and flicked through it like a petulant child. Honestly, how he manages to function in society is quite beyond me

#19 Cat People

Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:23 AM

I watched him on The Project too and couldn't believe what I was seeing.  All he had to do was answer the question and move on.  He's so aggressive.  He's definitely the 'new' Pauline Hanson, and as such, attracting all the racist, homophobes, bigoted crazies.

Latest is candidate stating he will only buy non-halal meat so his money doesn't go to the Muslim community. And Mr Katter has dismissed any concerns, likening it to some people like crunchy peanut butter and others smooth?!  Unbelievable.

http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-ne...0124-2d9o5.html

#20 Cat People

Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:27 AM

Oh and the same candidate believes the whole Aust. Day vs Harmony Day vs Citizen Day.  What a twit.

QUOTE
And in a separate post, Mr Cavanough called on people to sign a petition against a supposed plan by the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, to scrap the name Australia Day in favour of Harmony Day, saying ''the Muslim church is in favour of this''. The Prime Minister's office confirmed there was no such proposal.


Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-ne...l#ixzz2IwUb0ktn

#21 matt1972

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:08 AM

I guess that covers off on another week when the govt and opposition don't have to worry about forming or presenting any policies prior to this years election.

#22 FeralBob!

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:19 AM

Yeah, I read that little nugget of joy in the paper this morning  rolleyes.gif You wonder how they manage to think and breathe at the same time......


Ah, now I think I've hit on it   laugh.gif




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