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#351 AliasMater

Posted 22 March 2019 - 06:59 PM

Yes, not all are happy with Ardern. She has apparently received death threats. Further, reading the comments, many Americans are critical that she has responded by reducing people's rights (to own an assault rifle).

#352 purplekitty

Posted 22 March 2019 - 07:23 PM

Losers and their guns.

No civilian needs ,or has a right,to own an a semiautomatic gun.

#353 gruidae

Posted 22 March 2019 - 07:32 PM

View PostAliasMater, on 22 March 2019 - 06:59 PM, said:

Yes, not all are happy with Ardern. She has apparently received death threats. Further, reading the comments, many Americans are critical that she has responded by reducing people's rights (to own an assault rifle).

Yes, saw some comments from Americans on the SMH article today saying things along the lines of "The Australian and New Zealand political elites want to strip Americans of their rights and freedoms" Oh, and "New Zealand wants to take away our 2nd Amendment Rights"

Say what? You're about to be invaded by wascally gun stealing Kiwis on a mission to take your fweedom? *Elmer Fudd voice*

Zero idea of the concept of sovereignty or anything else. Both of our countries have more than enough to worry about with backlash from our own crazies, they think we want to deal with theirs as well?

I'm a bit jealous of the Kiwis though, I'm all coveting the Jacinda right now.

#354 purplekitty

Posted 22 March 2019 - 09:41 PM

I've just checked out Anning's latest bit of bigotry on his FB page.

Some of the comments from NZers.

#355 QuisbySchmoo

Posted 23 March 2019 - 03:26 PM



#356 Mmmcheese

Posted 23 March 2019 - 03:52 PM

She truly is an exceptional leader.

#357 Zeppelina

Posted 24 March 2019 - 07:58 PM

I don't know if this has been shared (from The Feed on SBS, I believe), but I just saw it on facebook and thought it was excellent:


#358 miriams

Posted 26 March 2019 - 01:26 PM

This is being spinsored by some pretty dark actors I fear. The sort who did and benefited from this...


#359 purplekitty

Posted 29 March 2019 - 10:09 AM

Cat Stevens singing Peace Train at the memorial service.

Very powerful and I could be listening to the record back in '71.


Posted 29 March 2019 - 10:41 AM

View Postpurplekitty, on 29 March 2019 - 10:09 AM, said:

Cat Stevens singing Peace Train at the memorial service.

Very powerful and I could be listening to the record back in '71.

Wasn't it very moving.

#361 purplekitty

Posted 29 March 2019 - 04:18 PM

Who writes Jacinda Ardern's speeches?
Double their pay.

#362 Mollycoddle

Posted 29 March 2019 - 05:52 PM

Off topic from racism I read an article today about an issue with a door at the mosque which wouldn't open which, if it had, would have meant a lot more people may have gotten away and survived. The person who ran the mosque was quoted as saying they prepare for fires and earthquakes but a gunman isn't in their emergency plan. I found this an interesting point as it's in contrast with the other thread where people say lockdown drills are the norm in modern times. I don't know how it would be any less urgent to get out in a fire where smoke can overcome in seconds?

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