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Plane over Etihad

Apparently a plane flew over the Etihad just after kick off with a banner saying 'White lives matter' and was signed Burnley.

What's that about?

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by Robb Sancho (U22311)
posted 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
comment by clapfreesince2003 (U22207)
posted 12 minutes ago
Can't wait for the Mandela statue to be pulled down, the ANC killed a good few black people.
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It’s just a statue. Meaningless really
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That's true, I think their after the Gandhi statue next, had a few negative views about Africans apparently

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by RedLeyland (U3775)
posted 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
comment by Automatic For The People #BLM (U21889)
posted 33 minutes ago
Sigh.

The statue clearly was a celebration of slavery, the people of Bristol had been trying to get it taken down for years, but were ignored so they took matters into their own hands.

Move on.
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How many people , how do you know, are you the mayor of Bristol ?
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classic auto lying, it was really for his philanthropy

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by it'sonlyagame (U6426)
posted 7 hours, 41 minutes ago
If statues are there to commemorate history and not the person, why aren't there loads more Hitler statues? He was, after all, one of the key figures of WW2.

People saying statues are there first and foremost to remind us of our history and not to commemorate and celebrate the person they are dedicated to are simply trying to deflect. They are either being intentionally obtuse, are completely thick, or are right now probably liking the idea of statues to Hitler.
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you believe the people defending the statue of Winston Churchill want to erect statues of Hitler, very logical 🤔

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

That’s not what he said though, was it?

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by RedLeyland (U3775)
posted 4 minutes ago
comment by it'sonlyagame (U6426)
posted 7 hours, 41 minutes ago
If statues are there to commemorate history and not the person, why aren't there loads more Hitler statues? He was, after all, one of the key figures of WW2.

People saying statues are there first and foremost to remind us of our history and not to commemorate and celebrate the person they are dedicated to are simply trying to deflect. They are either being intentionally obtuse, are completely thick, or are right now probably liking the idea of statues to Hitler.
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you believe the people defending the statue of Winston Churchill want to erect statues of Hitler, very logical 🤔
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Defending a statue!

Grow up.

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Well that was their perspective , they weren't all round it trying to tear down the statue of Winston Churchill, where they?

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by RedLeyland (U3775)
posted 12 seconds ago
Well that was their perspective , they weren't all round it trying to tear down the statue of Winston Churchill, where they?

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No, they were giving Na zi salutes and chucking bottles at the police

posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Oh the'who arrr you' 2 arms in the air photographed from the side by the media to look like a Naz i salute for click bait,
Yeah I saw those guys didn't like the Police, if only it was for George and not Winston

posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

comment by RedLeyland (U3775)
posted 17 hours, 54 minutes ago
comment by it'sonlyagame (U6426)
posted 7 hours, 41 minutes ago
If statues are there to commemorate history and not the person, why aren't there loads more Hitler statues? He was, after all, one of the key figures of WW2.

People saying statues are there first and foremost to remind us of our history and not to commemorate and celebrate the person they are dedicated to are simply trying to deflect. They are either being intentionally obtuse, are completely thick, or are right now probably liking the idea of statues to Hitler.
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you believe the people defending the statue of Winston Churchill want to erect statues of Hitler, very logical 🤔
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If anything is lacking in logic, it's your reply.

I made no reference whatsoever to Churchill or the people defending his statue, but to the people who have said that removing statues dedicated to individuals is an attempt to delete history. To illustrate what I meant, I asked a very rhetorical question with a very obvious answer.

However, since you bring it up let's take that statue as an example. As far as I've been able to ascertain, the only word inscribed at its base is "Churchill".

Regardless of what anybody thinks of him, that is very much a commemoration of the man, not, for example, of World War 2, or of the Allied victory, for example.

Now, since the initial point I made has been proved using your precise example, perhaps now you can explain why you sarcastically took exception to it.

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Hmm maybe the current purpose of statues is to commemorate the person and history , it is possible that the majority of people, perceive it that way

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