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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    The point I'm trying to convey, which seems unable to penetrate the hate filled Daily wail rhetoric, is a very simple one. The city this person had come from, the place that was described to me, could have been any in the UK had I not been told otherwise. I'm not looking to qualify those that have come here, as the whole of the British press seem bent on. I just don't get how the world stood by when people like that ones I've just spoken to had their lives torn apart on the scale it did. And the best we can do is create meaningless hyperbole.
    What about the German press?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    I just don't get how the world stood by when people like that ones I've just spoken to had their lives torn apart on the scale it did.
    Maybe we could have sent in a military coalition force to put things right?

    I recall you being very keen on that approach when the Iraq situation erupted.

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    Scooter now realises one of the world's oldest developed civilisations has something to offer.

    Key thing is that they were turning a blind eye to murder.

    A turning point to me was 30 years ago when I talked to 3 guys from Iraq. They mentioned how they knew about the murder & torture, they just kept their heads down because he didn't bother them.

    Iraq, Syria & Afghanistan were all the same if we hadn't done something it would have continued. More of the less beautiful people would have died horribly.

    Of course we turned a blind eye as well because we put the nutters in power because the alternative was worse.
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    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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    So you've met a white, middle class Syrian and that makes her more deserving of our help than those poor blacks that you thought made up the population? Of course the blacks didn't have so far to fall did they, so it's had less impact on them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGreenBastard View Post
    What about the fact that most are in fact young males?

    To most reasonable people their varying skin tone is a non-issue, that's just projection on your part. Having said that, most are darker than the average Irish chick, but you've found an outlier that promotes your world view, bravo.
    don't confuse him with facts again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vetran View Post
    Iraq, Syria & Afghanistan were all the same if we hadn't done something it would have continued. More of the less beautiful people would have died horribly.

    Of course we turned a blind eye as well because we put the nutters in power because the alternative was worse.
    Feck me, you just spout complete random contradictory bollux, don't you?
    Imagine how good the pre-Brexit economy was when a complete idiot like you could make a living.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    The next gal sat next to her, blonde hair, white. You know Brits abroad have that look.. I was expecting her to say somewhere from the south west of England. Ich komme aus Syria. Was Stadt? Aleppo. Since 18 months ago. She'd never left the country before that time. Parents were Syrians.
    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    I felt ashamed of the stereotype that made its home in my head. Utterly so. After chatting more with her, my shame only grew. The life she spoke of before could have been any UK city. UK media has only led me to believe in uneducated, non monied individuals.
    So, the UK media is responsible for you being an arrogant, bigoted, small minded, tw@t?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMarkyMark View Post
    So, the UK media is responsible for you being an arrogant, bigoted, small minded, tw@t?
    I blame Thatcher.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    Feck me, you just spout complete random contradictory bollux, don't you?
    Imagine how good the pre-Brexit economy was when a complete idiot like you could make a living.
    which bit is untrue?

    All this has been documented & publicly discussed.

    Or are you just posting bollux and replying with insults as usual.

    Come back when you have something intelligent to add. Or even some facts.

    How fscking sad do you have to be to use your own sockie to upvote your posts????
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    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMarkyMark View Post
    So, the UK media is responsible for you being an arrogant, bigoted, small minded, tw@t?
    No it's from living in little towns and/or villages, and not travelling widely.
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