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The Thoughts this Day of John Bull.

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posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 12:22 AM
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First let me apologise to all members about the way I aproached the situation on the 31st March.Especially to ProudAmerican.At least one other members knows that it was my intention to smoke out the truth or Rattle the cage of the stooge and not to insult anyone.

Presently our nations armed forces are at war and this site has seen an increase in members who,in ATS,have found a place to read and distribute obscure news stories that are unavailable or unreported in the general press and so be better imformed about what your governments are asking you to support.The increase in membership has shown that there is a need for a tolerant place where people can air their views in times of trouble.
Nevertheless tensions have been apparent between the two polarised sides of the war debate.Most members have kept their public comments under control tolerant and respectful of the views of others.
It now appears that while most were trying to debate in a levelheaded way.Moderaters and Admin were setting the scene for a bandwidth gobbling joke.To do this they ratchetted up tensions and encouraged rascist remarks.
We all have our own standards but most would not lower ourselves to insult a person Skin Colour or Religion for the sake of a cheap laugh.

And who is laughing?A few priviledged and their sycophants.

Anyway the joke will soon be over.Time to survey the wreckage.



dom

posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 05:44 AM
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I agree with John Bull, using this April Fools joke as a way of propogating a right wing agenda on these boards is a sad sad thing to do.

TC, if Illmatic doesn't know what's going on, and you're deliberately being racist towards him, then I'm afraid you have lost every remaining ounce of my respect.



posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 06:05 AM
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Would you mind providing me one racist remark? I've said nothing about his race, nor would I. What kind of stupid, moronic idiot categorizes people by the color of their skin? To call them an embecile is an understatement.

What makes people good or bad isn't their skin, people. But, speaking of which, if someone were a member of the KKK, Skinheads or Black Panthers, would you assume that they were racists?

By the way, Dom, I've never heard you chastize Illuminati for his seething racist hatred the last few months. Picking and choosing who you'll spank, are you?

Six months from now, see if this is a joke or a ruse by the administration. Att he same time, see how many attacks this nation has incurred, and make sure and tell me what group or religion continues to be the ones trying to kill our families.

Grow up. Quit trying to be politically correct. Look around and figure what is happening, who is teaching the hate and who is carrying out the acts of violence.



posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 06:10 AM
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I don't enter into debate with rascists whether they think they are being funny or not.



posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 06:53 AM
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John, we cannot let them win.

I mean, look at this prick above me. Do we really want this kind of scum to get one over on us? Plans are underway, but I for one do not want to leave this site without a fight.

What a sight it will be when all that is left here is sexually repressed right wing zealots. I suppose we'd at least be able to get a laugh over their feeble attempts at discussion and infighting over the details of the latest doctrine changes. LOL


What is there left to discuss if you agree with the masters?

Who kisses more ass? Who's got the brownest nose?
Should be riveting stuff...


[Edited on 1-4-2003 by kegs]


dom

posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 07:15 AM
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TC, just for starters...

"The Islamic mega-cult spins lies, feigns honesty and then attacks sappy, sentimental weakness. "

I don't think you can justify *all things* in the name of humour. And if you're picking fights with people who aren't in on the joke, then I think that's pretty wrong as soon as you get into idealogical debates with them.

Grow up.



posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 07:19 AM
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Um... to be fair, Illuminatic was indeed in on the joke. So, TC was not picking fights with an innocent.

Good job by both indeed.

It's too bad when people take themselves and their mates too serious.


dom

posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 07:28 AM
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I'm just a little pissed with some of the racist #e that has been placed on this board as part of the "having a good joke" idea. I'm sure it was totally hilarious to all of you mods. But anyone who wasn't in on it could have really taken a few of those things the wrong way.

Having said that, in the spirit of the day, I thought the homeland security angle of this was pretty funny...

[Edited on 1-4-2003 by dom]



posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 01:38 PM
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What's a sychophant? is it a rampaging elephant?



posted on Apr, 1 2003 @ 01:49 PM
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You guys are still over-reacting. Get over with it, it was just a joke. I think you guys are just being sore because they fooled you.

I'll be one to admit it, they fooled the hell out of me! They had me going, I was really worried. I thought somthing bad was going to happen to ATS.

But I respect a good joke. They really got into it. Try and have some fun from now on. Maybe we can pull one over on the mods next year...


dom

posted on Apr, 2 2003 @ 04:58 AM
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Joe, neither of us were actually fooled by this joke though. Reread our first posts and check the time, compared to the time that the "April fools" banner went up.

All we were saying is that it's a shame that some fairly offensive racist things were being said while people were "in character". If I'd been a new member, who practised the Muslim faith, I might well have just left this site for good when I read some of the comments posted.



posted on Apr, 2 2003 @ 05:28 AM
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Originally posted by ArcAngel
What's a sychophant? is it a rampaging elephant?


A sycophant is a suck-up.

And dom, if an actor played a white supremacist, and in charecter he said all sorts of racist things would it be bad?

XAOS



posted on Apr, 2 2003 @ 05:32 AM
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May i ask if who made the joke were americans??
Id be surprise!


(just a joke
as u said)

[Edited on 2-4-2003 by CoLD aNGeR]


dom

posted on Apr, 2 2003 @ 05:52 AM
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xaos - as long as everyone knows he's acting, it'd be fine. But they didn't...

Try going up to a policeman, shout abuse at him, and when he arrests you just say you're acting. In my experience it doesn't work.



posted on Apr, 2 2003 @ 05:58 AM
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There were no racist remarks that I am aware of. If anyone knows where they are at, please direct me to them. I may have missed it.

This poster/member/prankster is American. I was not aware that the age-old April Fool's day prank was cancelled this year because it was deemed not PC.

Talk about mind control and oppression. The same that scream fascism at their counter side will clamp down on anything they don't like.
Typical.


dom

posted on Apr, 2 2003 @ 07:07 AM
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TC - read the topic.

"The Islamic mega-cult spins lies, feigns honesty and then attacks sappy, sentimental weakness. "

Posted by you...

I'd say that refering to Islam as an Islamic mega-cult which spins lies, feigns honesty and then attacks weakness is probably quite offensive to someone who practices that faith. Would you agree?




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