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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 30th, 2017, 6:14 pm

the libel laws in the US and UK are different, which is why people tend to sue in the UK.
I believe in the US,  a public figure who feels they have been slandered has to prove that the allegation against them was false and the person who made the allegation knew that it as false and acted maliciously. But in the UK, the person who made the allegation has to prove that the allegation was true. It's a lot easier for a public figure to win a libel case in the UK.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 30th, 2017, 6:26 pm

9 in 10 chance in UK.
 
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

December 17th, 2017, 1:05 pm

King of non PC, Dave Allen
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"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."

- Mark Twain
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

December 17th, 2017, 10:50 pm

Cuchulainn wrote:
King of non PC, Dave Allen

He is among my favorites in the genre. I especially liked his sign-off line: "Good night, thank you, and may your God go with you". In retrospect, there is a bit of subtlety to that.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

December 18th, 2017, 11:55 am

I loved his Ian Paisley take-offs. From the pulpit.. Most have been removed, 


IP: there will be weeping, and gnashing of teeth.
old woman: mr. Paisley, I don't have any teeth
Ian: (in Ballymena accent) they will be provided 

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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

January 8th, 2018, 9:02 pm

For January I’m a lactose intolerant, Chinese lesbian hermaphrodite #special #dontmesswithme #hillary2020

For February I’m thinking something off the shoulder in mauve.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

January 8th, 2018, 9:04 pm

Bring back Benny HIll.
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

January 10th, 2018, 10:39 am

http://www.datasimfinancial.com

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."

- Mark Twain
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

January 10th, 2018, 1:21 pm

ppauper wrote:


I don’t think I am a fan of prof Gildersleeve, but I can see an application of his paradigm. When a man spends most of his time lounging around in his bedroom, watching TV and twittering, when he is not driving a little cart around one of his golf courses, he may appear to be lazy. Alas, he may in fact be engaged in postqualitative inquiry.
 
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