Closed Thread
Page 10 of 23 FirstFirst ... 8910111220 ... LastLast
Results 91 to 100 of 224
  1. #91
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    854
    Thanks
    43
    Thanked
    226
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    The menu is repulsive.

    But unfortunately if it was the work of the restaurant staff and the Liberal members didn't know about it, the damage has already been done.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to peasmum For This Useful Post:

    Guest654  (12-06-2013)

  3. #92
    Busy-Bee's Avatar
    Busy-Bee is offline Offending people since before Del :D
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    11,210
    Thanks
    3,686
    Thanked
    4,764
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    Did Sonja's rule just get evoked?

  4. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Busy-Bee For This Useful Post:

    Atropos  (12-06-2013),beebs  (12-06-2013),DJ Nette  (12-06-2013),harvs  (12-06-2013),misskittyfantastico  (12-06-2013)

  5. #93
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by sockstealingpoltergeist View Post
    Moreover, I am disgusted at level of sexism in this country and in our politics.
    What about your thoughts on Labor speechwriter, Bob Ellis's comments from last week:

    All this is delusional anyway. Abbott’s character flaws, and his connection with pederasts, and his habit of f***ing girls while dressed as a priest, will do for him I think, and bring back the Undecideds, and Labor will win with 39 percent or 40, and 52 percent twi party preferred.
    http://www.ellistabletalk.com/

    Unlike the menu guy, he is not a volunteer. He is paid by the Labor party.

    It is not a once off either. This is from a post of his yesterday:

    Abbott, dressed as a priest and rooting parishioners will not affect the women’s vote, Van Onselen insists. Gee, that’s logical.
    But what would I know, I'm just a bloke in a blue tie.

    What about this one?
    hawkestrip_thumb.jpg

    Did any of you get up in arms and offended by any of these?

    Again, I am a man in a blue tie, so don't take it against me.

  6. #94
    harvs's Avatar
    harvs is offline Winner 2014 - Spirit of BubHub Award
    Winner 2016 - Member you'd most like to meet
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    10,164
    Thanks
    6,408
    Thanked
    16,340
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/4/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 2/4/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 19/3/15Busiest Member of the Week200 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post

    It's amazing how quick the Left is to jump down the throats of others.
    How anyone can connect this to Abbott amazes me. Let us all blame everything on Abbott! He is obviously so evil.
    It isn't about 'Left' or 'Right'.

    It is deeply offensive and sexist. It is also about the Prime Minister of Australia, a position that should be respected despite our personal feelings about the office bearer.

    Everyone should be offended by it.

    I am convinced that if Mal Brough hadn't known about it, he wouldn't have apologised. Nor would Abbott. No politician from any party in our current political climate would acknowledge something and apologise if they could get away with pleading ignorance.

  7. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to harvs For This Useful Post:

    Atropos  (12-06-2013),beebs  (12-06-2013)

  8. #95
    harvs's Avatar
    harvs is offline Winner 2014 - Spirit of BubHub Award
    Winner 2016 - Member you'd most like to meet
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    10,164
    Thanks
    6,408
    Thanked
    16,340
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/4/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 2/4/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 19/3/15Busiest Member of the Week200 Posts in a week
    Dammit I broke the rule...

  9. #96
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by peasmum View Post
    The menu is repulsive.

    But unfortunately if it was the work of the restaurant staff and the Liberal members didn't know about it, the damage has already been done.
    I find it awfully convenient that this fake menu, which was made in March, only surfaces today, despite Gillard's office being forwarded the picture months ago.

    I wonder if the creator of the menu was wearing a blue tie, he would be pure evil!

  10. #97
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by mrsharvey View Post
    It is deeply offensive and sexist. It is also about the Prime Minister of Australia, a position that should be respected despite our personal feelings about the office bearer.
    I agree 100%. But were you offended by the Howard stripper?

  11. #98
    harvs's Avatar
    harvs is offline Winner 2014 - Spirit of BubHub Award
    Winner 2016 - Member you'd most like to meet
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    10,164
    Thanks
    6,408
    Thanked
    16,340
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/4/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 2/4/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 19/3/15Busiest Member of the Week200 Posts in a week
    Actually, yes. But I presume that it's not a member of the Labor party under that mask.

    This thread isn't about suggesting that there have been no other offensive acts in our political climate. Including that picture doesn't devalue or justify the offensiveness of the menu. In fact, and I presume you are a Right voter, I believe you should be offended and outraged that this is part of the culture of a party that I imagine you would like to lead this country and represent your views.

  12. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to harvs For This Useful Post:

    Atropos  (12-06-2013),beebs  (12-06-2013),HollyGolightly81  (13-06-2013)

  13. #99
    SpecialPatrolGroup's Avatar
    SpecialPatrolGroup is offline T-rex is cranky until she gets her coffee.
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    In the messy house, Brisbane
    Posts
    9,481
    Thanks
    2,180
    Thanked
    5,405
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by pegasus View Post
    Spg, because it appeared on someone's Facebook page, doesn't mean it was endorsed by the party. In fact even before the restaurant owner came forward the news was saying the source was unsubstantiated and they didn't know if it had got to the table
    Believe it or not, I do know that just because something appears on facebook doesn't make it so. But cheers.

  14. #100
    Mod-pegasus's Avatar
    Mod-pegasus is offline ADMINISTRATOR
    and all that the Lorax left here in this mess was a small pile of rocks with the one word...UNLESS
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    14,644
    Thanks
    1,734
    Thanked
    1,735
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialPatrolGroup View Post
    Honestly, no. I love a good fart joke and the humour in this house makes a 13 year old boys jokes sound sophisticated but, no, I was just appauled when I read it.

    Well it was writen, and formatted and was obviously printed. Who cares if an adviser poo-poo'd it before it landed on the table, they still had the terrible taste, direspect and poor judgement to write it in the first place.
    This suggested you still suggested it had been endorsed by the libs.


 

Similar Threads

  1. What if Liberal wins in september?
    By Kazza78 in forum Maternity & Parental Leave
    Replies: 53
    Last Post: 09-02-2013, 20:32
  2. Christmas menu???
    By blissfulfairy in forum General Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 24-10-2012, 15:11

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hire For Baby Perth
New RETAIL store - Perth Hire For Baby Perth
Here at Hire for Baby, we offer a wide range of products from Child Restraints to Strollers, Stroller Accessories and Oricom Baby Monitors. Wholesale prices - till the stock ends. Buy from us and get the installation for FREE.
Like us on Facebook and get $10 OFF
featured supporter
Cryosite Family Cord Blood & Tissue Bank
Cryosite has been providing Cord Blood Banking services for over 14 years, and is the trusted choice of Australian families. To discuss the benefits of banking your baby's cord blood & tissue stem cells call us on 1800 220 410.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!