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by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27357
Views: 1064490

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Her twitter is like Alt-right bingo. All the number are there. :lol:
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

nardol wrote: Wed May 12, 2021 3:32 pm We have the paralympics, I see no issue with the tranolympics.
Great. So being transgender is like a disability? Perhaps gay people should have their own class also.
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?
Replies: 47
Views: 1958

Re: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?

Fucksake. 100 words arguing with yourself, critiquing yourself, and in the end saying absolutely nothing.

:lol:
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?
Replies: 47
Views: 1958

Re: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?

Meh. I just think you should answer to your ridiculous claims. I always do. My opinions are well documented on his, including the issues of Israel's bad and aggressive policies to it's borders causing many of these problems, as well as their right to exist and protect them selves from violent attac...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?
Replies: 47
Views: 1958

Re: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?

Meh. I just think you should answer to your ridiculous claims.
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?
Replies: 47
Views: 1958

Re: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?

What I don't get is how many people are utterly brainwashed. This started with an attack on Israel that killed civilians and the extreme Anti-Zionist brigade is claiming only Israel Military target was fired upon and that's fair game because Israel is entirely illegal and wrong. Despite an Indian c...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

You do know bland statements. :nod: You're crying about why a journo wrote an opinion piece about what Laurel Hubbard, a human being, was about to face at the Olympics in personal terms, but didn't have the courtesy to do a thesis on the history of transgender politics? It's remarkable how people l...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

You do know bland statements. :nod: You're crying about why a journo wrote an opinion piece about what Laurel Hubbard, a human being, was about to face at the Olympics in personal terms, but didn't have the courtesy to do a thesis on the history of transgender politics? It's remarkable how people li...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

:? He's not made an argument for or against as was the intention of the article. He dispassionately states the fact she is eligible under weightlifting and Olympic rules to attend. So, does not get involved in the rights or wrongs, just says what's happening. So, doesn't articular the case why she ...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

:? He's not made an argument for or against as was the intention of the article. He dispassionately states the fact she is eligible under weightlifting and Olympic rules to attend. So, does not get involved in the rights or wrongs, just says what's happening.
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128597
Views: 5930225

Re: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Miller: I didn't do anything because of Kent State. Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller expects the planet to believe he didn't act to suppress the only ever sacking of the Capitol building because he feared it would look like military coup. He also thinks his own military would have...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?
Replies: 47
Views: 1958

Re: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?

I thought it started with the Sheikh Jarrah evictions.

It's modern day apartheid. Eventually apartheid loses so I suggest Israel might want to rethink how they do things.
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

:roll: Anyway, excellent article here on what Laurel Hubbard is about to face. Controversy generates online clicks and television ratings and you can bet your bottom dollar that global media outlets will have a field day with this. Here in New Zealand, where we tend to empathise with people and try...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 4:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 34766
Views: 1506515

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi called out the racists today in parliament. Mod didn't like it and kicked him out. Haka ensued. Bit like PR, really. :lol: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/watch-maori-party-walks-out-of-house-denouncing-racist-questions-with-rousing-haka/XWRLIN673OGEPVDWHWGIYRJQ5Q/
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

:roll: Anyway, excellent article here on what Laurel Hubbard is about to face. Controversy generates online clicks and television ratings and you can bet your bottom dollar that global media outlets will have a field day with this. Here in New Zealand, where we tend to empathise with people and try...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

:roll: Anyway, excellent article here on what Laurel Hubbard is about to face. Controversy generates online clicks and television ratings and you can bet your bottom dollar that global media outlets will have a field day with this. Here in New Zealand, where we tend to empathise with people and try ...
by Muttonbirds
Wed May 12, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Property Rental Advice - UK
Replies: 23
Views: 895

Re: Property Rental Advice - UK

Punter15 wrote: Tue May 11, 2021 10:38 pm Thanks for all this, much appreciated. They’re still insisting he pays the full term, but he’s going to cancel the standing order, vacate, and let them do the running. They are quite the arseholes from what I’ve seen, so fudge it.
Standard for landlords, isn't it?
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Caitlyn Jenner opposes trans girls competing in girls' sporting events Jenner, 71, told TMZ: "This is a question of fairness. That's why I oppose biological boys who are trans competing in girls' sports in school. It just isn't fair, and we have to protect girls' sports in our schools." During the ...
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mike Brown, long ban incoming
Replies: 66
Views: 5455

Re: Mike Brown, long ban incoming

Looks awful and is at least reckless but I would like to see some different angles before making any judgement on intent. Would need to see the different motions and Browns balance in play before throwing a player under the bus on this sort of incident. Browns long been a niggly but clean player as...
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

:yawn: You can't even grasp the concept of non-binary people. You're an active contributor to the abuse and marginalisation they face, as are all social conservatives. A pretend white knight. Trying hard to deflect away from your casual support of bigotry when you've been caught out so you lie and ...
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

And then you finish by attacking 'the other side' again, something which no decent centrist would do. So you can even live in that space either. Of course it doesn't help when the other side enter the debate with some crass comments to inflame a delicate debate either. Where are these crass comment...
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

And then you finish by attacking 'the other side' again, something which no decent centrist would do. So you can even live in that space either. Of course it doesn't help when the other side enter the debate with some crass comments to inflame a delicate debate either. Where are these crass comment...
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Caitlyn Jenner opposes trans girls competing in girls' sporting events Jenner, 71, told TMZ: "This is a question of fairness. That's why I oppose biological boys who are trans competing in girls' sports in school. It just isn't fair, and we have to protect girls' sports in our schools." During the ...
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dublin
Replies: 46
Views: 3099

Re: Dublin

Was it as bad as Mike Brown?
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Why was it a shit point? Because some posters only post here to attack others are score points, usually by trying to rehash some board meme about what a poster is supposed to be, rather than engaging in the actual points being made in a fair way. It was a shit point because you didn't say anything ...
by Muttonbirds
Mon May 10, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Caitlyn Jenner opposes trans girls competing in girls' sporting events Jenner, 71, told TMZ: "This is a question of fairness. That's why I oppose biological boys who are trans competing in girls' sports in school. It just isn't fair, and we have to protect girls' sports in our schools." During the ...
by Muttonbirds
Sun May 09, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mike Brown, long ban incoming
Replies: 66
Views: 5455

Re: Mike Brown, long ban incoming

Hardly any contact. Penalty only. /Mr Dumbinator
by Muttonbirds
Sun May 09, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Derwyn wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 4:20 pm Would she* be seen as attractive by kiwi standards?
Finally. Thank you, Derwyn. I was beginning to worry.
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

If trans women are women why would the sporting body have to make any adjustments? Mutton your position is now untenable. Glaringly, because of danger to other players. Some sports don't have to consider this, others do. If trans women are women why are they in “danger” ? In contact situations in o...
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

bimboman wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:16 am If trans women are women why would the sporting body have to make any adjustments?

Mutton your position is now untenable.
Glaringly, because of danger to other players. Some sports don't have to consider this, others do.
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 34766
Views: 1506515

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Good to see Immigration NZ finally take a look at the illegal worker problem started by John Keys and his government. It's horrible for the workers. I'd like to see major charges against those who employed them, but… …too big to fail? https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/125072532/eight-illegal-workers-...
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 113
Views: 3254

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

One thing about China is they will always shut down whistle blowers to protect their image.

We in the West have been happy with this for decades. :thumbup:
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

I do not know everything about them but I know a little bit about women and this doesn’t seem fair to me. Am I conservative now? Am I a Nazi? Tell me where I am on the political spectrum now that I don’t agree with you on an issue. Think of the high profile male to female transgender incursions int...
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Love how the middle-aged, conservative men of the board know all about bisexuals and transgenders. :roll: Also, disappointed backrow hasn't been on with the whole 'hottest bird in New Zealand' thing. I do not know everything about them but I know a little bit about women and this doesn’t seem fair ...
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 113
Views: 3254

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

So GS and the science writer want us to believe Chinese scientists were actively creating a new Coronavirus specifically dangerous to humans, rather than just researching Coronavirus' to find out better how they worked. The science writer apparently spoke to experts and seems like a reasonable, rat...
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Love how the middle-aged, conservative men of the board know all about bisexuals and transgenders. :roll: Also, disappointed backrow hasn't been on with the whole 'hottest bird in New Zealand' thing. I do not know everything about them but I know a little bit about women and this doesn’t seem fair ...
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 113
Views: 3254

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

So GS and the science writer want us to believe Chinese scientists were actively creating a new Coronavirus specifically dangerous to humans, rather than just researching Coronavirus' to find out better how they worked.
by Muttonbirds
Sat May 08, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 382
Views: 10626

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

bimboman wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:06 am
Muttonbirds wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:01 am Love how the middle-aged, conservative men of the board know all about bisexuals and transgenders.

Also, disappointed backrow hasn't been on with the whole 'hottest bird in New Zealand' thing.

Middle aged conservative men can’t be bisexual ?

:lol:
What are you trying to tell us?