posted on Jul, 5 2009 @ 10:19 AM
I'd just like to mourn the loss of my Michael Jackson joke thread from BTS. It was removed because many of the jokes, surprise surprise, implied
pederasty. (Actually, the mod who deleted it referred to paedophilia... I couldn't be bothered to write back, but there is a difference. There's
no evidence that MJ was a paedophile that I know of, as it would involve little girls.
However, I'd also like to make the following point. The fact that the thread was deleted is testament to the paranoia our society has about the
subject. I think it's a real shame that principles of free speech which are abused on here all the time should take a further knock.
People who look at a thread entitled "Michael Jackson jokes" should know what to expect. And I actually think it's indefensible that you can't
make jokes about the subject, indeed about any subject.
And probably the same people who don't like Michael Jackson jokes would be appalled with Muslims who have a pop at people for joking about
It's a shame, I've got a burgeoning collection of jokes (just got another doozy but obviously if I relate it I'll be in trouble) and can't share
them with one of my favourite online communities.
As for MJ and Elvis sharing a bunker... it was only a matter of time before this story emerged. And it's great that the Mail reported it,
it's another nail in the coffin of their credibility. All I have to do now is post a link to this thread and the Mail is on a par with the