Open Thread – Saturday, 06 August 2022

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  1. mh says:

    Will Birmingham fellate the NHS in the closing ceremony of the increasingly irrelevant Commonwealth Games?

    I note Australia has been fielding athletes that have Covid.

    Never forget our governments locked Aussies in camps that had never even tested positive.

    Inside Australia’s Covid internment

  2. mh says:

    Marco Rubio
    @marcorubio
    ·
    Since only biological females can become pregnant I offered an amendment to limit our federal pregnancy programs to biological females

    All 50 Senate democrats voted against it

  3. Steve trickler says:

    Tony Heller:

    It would appear the Prime Minister of France believes history began less than 100 years ago.

    The Short History Of France

  4. Steve trickler says:

    D*ckhead Of The Week. EP09.

    ***********

    Danger Dan Reviews:

    Hello Darling. Dan Andrews, Anthony Albanese

  5. Mak Siccar says:

    Kaysee, if you are lurking. An excellent article to add to your file.

    https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/public-health/2022/08/the-suppression-of-useful-covid-19-treatments/

  6. mh says:

    Olivia Newton-John, brown bread.

  7. mh says:

    Sky News Australia

    Spiked Online’s Brendan O’Neill says the Commonwealth Games allowing a cricketer to play with COVID-19 is one of the “worst cases of double standards”.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEocf6IqAKc

  8. Steve trickler says:

    You have to wonder how Biden goes about wiping him bum every morning.

    **********

    The United Spot:

    Did this really just happen?

  9. Steve trickler says:

    his..

  10. JohnJJJ says:

    For anyone interested in the street logic and eloquence of Robert Barnes in full flight:
    Free-Form Friday with Mark Groubert.
    Viva Frei (Skip first 12 minutes of annoying Frei)

  11. mh says:

    Deep State gone wild!

    Trump says Mar-a-Lago home in Florida ‘under siege’ by FBI agents

    Trump likened the reported ‘siege’ to what occurs in ‘third-world countries’

  12. Old bloke says:

    mh says:
    August 8, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    CBS News Censors Own Film Exposing How Only 30% of U.S. Weapons Aid for Ukraine Makes it to Front Lines

    How much of that missing equipment ends up in the international black market arms trade? There was some speculation that the Russians bought a complete HIMARS rocket system from someone in Ukraine and that is why Zelensky recently sacked the leadership of the Ukraine intelligence service.

  13. Steve trickler says:

    Gee, I wonder freaking why?

    *********

    Via GTV:

    Thousands of Defibrillators being rolled out across Australia

  14. Steve trickler says:

    You have to wonder what the situation is here in OZ. 🤔

    **********

    Stew Peters:

    Health Freedom Idaho is the NEW HOPE for America’s healthcare education!

    Miste Karlfeldt is with Health Freedom Idaho, and she is here to provide families with education on how to handle confrontations from Child Protective Services as well as the corrupt Police system.

    With this education & spread of awareness on the true & hostile nature of CPS and Law Enforcement, many families will be spared from the NIGHTMARE of child trafficking!

    Court Watchers Tell All: How To Stop CPS Shock Troopers From Snatching Your Children

  15. Steve trickler says:

    Doc Coleman:

    Dearer still is Truth
    8TH AUGUST 2022

    How many people have been denied the truth because mainstream media journalists at the BBC, Sky, the Guardian, the Mail, the Telegraph, the FT, the Mirror, the radio stations, the rest of the TV stations and the rest of the newspapers have deliberately, cold bloodedly suppressed the truth, spread the government’s lies and demonised the truth tellers?

    The inevitable Devi Sridhar wrote an article for The Guardian claiming that covid had killed 200,000 people in Britain. With garbage like that masquerading as evidence what hope is there? If she’d written that 200,000,000 people had died of covid in the UK would the Guardian have printed that? I suspect so. It was a much better paper when they just specialised in misprints. Maybe no one at The Guardian has worked out the difference between ‘of’ and ‘with’ – a difference I’ve been screaming about since the start of this fraud. I’d write an article for them correcting the figures but it would be a waste of time. Newspapers are terrified of truths these days. The truth, of course, is that the official figures show that covid killed no more people than an ordinary annual flu – a fact which didn’t surprise me much since I’ve been describing covid-19 as the rebranded flu for two and a half years now.

    Sridhar, by the way, is a woman who merrily used the BBC to tell people there were no notable side effects with the covid jab and that it was 100% safe for children. As far as I know she still hasn’t apologised for that.

    The Guardian has been laughably inept and badly written for decades but it has reached new lows in the last two years. I hope that their financial relationship with Bill Gates is doing well. The Gates Foundation has contaminated universities and the media by throwing around millions of dollars and affecting the independence or perceived independence of the recipients.

    The media is now united in warning us of a new wave of deadly covid, a flu epidemic as well and some monkey pox to add extra terror to the mix. The Daily Mail has apparently reported on a new wave of pandemics coming from microbes popping out of Tibetan glaciers which are melting. One expert has been widely quoted as saying that anyone who feels tired when getting out of bed and who has a sore throat should count themselves as having covid. It seems there is no need any more for those silly tests, so that’s one good thing. If people listen to this then by September there will be at least 50 million people with covid in the UK and the Government will have a good excuse to introduce lockdowns, compulsory vaccinations and death camps for anyone seen not wearing at least three masks and a pair of galoshes.

    How many people have been denied the truth? Millions.

    But how much do they want to hear the truth?

    ‘The truth which makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear,’ wrote Herbert Agar.

    This is the biggest scandal in the history of the world and after two and a half years I am tired, so bloody tired, of the utter garbage being produced and shared and promoted.

    People are popping out of the woodwork to tell us that we must wear masks even though the scientific evidence proves that masks do more harm than good.

    We are told that hospitals are under stress because immunity from the initial vaccine drive is beginning to wane.

    We are told that more people are having heart attacks because of the heat. In the winter it will be because of the cold weather.

    We are told that hospitals are half closed because huge numbers of staff are off work – not because they are sick but because they have tested positive with tests – the PCR test and the lateral flow test – both of which are about as much use as stuffing a cricket ball up someone’s bum to see if their eyes water.

    link

  16. mh says:

    PJW

    If you didn’t laugh, you’d cry.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-TV6qMrHcE

  17. mh says:

    How much of that missing equipment ends up in the international black market arms trade?

    Jihadists based in Europe will be getting their share.

  18. kaysee kaysee says:

    The safe Jabbines

    1/
    Boy Jabbed by Pharmacist

    The level of anger/rage which is going to be pouring out when the scale of what has unfolded comes into mainstream conscious awareness…

    2/
    Vaccine Deaths Outnumber Covid Deaths in U.S. Households,
    Two New Polls Confirm

    Polls of the U.S. public continue to show that up to twice as many Americans have lost a household member to a Covid vaccine injury as have lost one to Covid.

    The pooled results of five surveys of the American public, now totalling over 2,500 people, show that while 4.4% of respondents reported that a member of their household had died from COVID-19, 8.9% said a member had died as a result of Covid vaccination.

  19. kaysee kaysee says:

    Christine Anderson

    Cost Explosion for Citizens
    Meanwhile: record profits for global corporations

    Dear fellow citizens,

    “Never take anything a government tells you at face value!”

    Those of you who have been following me in my work at the EU Parliament on social media for some time will know that this sentence is a firm basis for all my actions.

  20. Perplexed of Brisbane says:

    mh says:
    August 9, 2022 at 12:07 am
    Marco Rubio
    @marcorubio
    ·
    Since only biological females can become pregnant I offered an amendment to limit our federal pregnancy programs to biological females

    All 50 Senate democrats voted against it

    I’d be more interested in knowing how many Senate Republicans voted against it.

  21. kaysee kaysee says:

    Price accuses ‘aggressive’, ‘rude’ FitzSimons

    The article is in the Oz, today. And here – yesterday.

    “I’m not a wilting violet but he’s a very aggressive bloke, his interview style is very bloody aggressive, he doesn’t need to launch in,” she said.

    “Accusing me of somehow giving power to racists because the issues I raise are confronting – he loses the point completely. I said to him, ‘Get down from the bloody ivory tower and come out to one of my communities’.”

    – Rich, old, white male from the big city bullies black, indigenous woman from outback town.

    – White man accuses black woman of being pro-racist.

    – White fella living in ivory tower understands the problems and priorities of black fellas better than black fellas actually living in black fella communities.

    – White man is pro-black, pro-women, pro-downtrodden, pro-indigenous and pro-minorities, except if they happen to be Conservatives.

    – White man has ambitions about changing the Constitution and then becoming the head of the Oz Republic.

    Is the above a correct summary?

  22. kaysee kaysee says:

    Joel Jammal:

    💣 END THE MANDATE MADNESS! 🇦🇺 ~ Senator Gerard Rennick

    “Anti-vax” Senator Rennick got a “zinger” from Shorten after he asked a question.

    When dealing with the vaxxers, especially politicians in parliament, it would be a good strategy to ask questions where you already have the facts and can prove the point you are making.

    Otherwise, the government will get away with their mandates, and the pro-vax media will gleefully applaud idiocy as zingers.

  23. mh says:

    I’d be more interested in knowing how many Senate Republicans voted against it.

    None. All 50 Republican Senators voted for the amendment.
    Surprisingly.

  24. kaysee kaysee says:

    An excellent article to add to your file.

    Thanks, Mak. Added, here.

    If you come across other good articles, videos or information for any of the topics in the CatWiki, go ahead and post them in the relevant section.

    Anyone can post in the CatWiki – as long as it is in the correct section and related to the topic.

  25. mh says:

    Benny Johnson 🍊
    @bennyjohnson
    BREAKING:
    @dbongino goes off on the FBI Raid on Donald Trump:

    “This is some Third World BULLSH*T”

    https://twitter.com/bennyjohnson/status/1556788065154355204?s=20&t=kWIHeoLMkINaM9cfHX3mxw

  26. mh says:

    Ron DeSantis
    @RonDeSantisFL
    The raid of MAL is another escalation in the weaponization of federal agencies against the Regime’s political opponents, while people like Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves. Now the Regime is getting another 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic.
    10:43 AM · Aug 9, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

  27. kaysee kaysee says:

    Monica Smit
    Reignite World Freedom

    Global Walk Out.
    How will the Global Walkout work?

    1. A global WALK OUT from the society they’re trying to enslave us into, including an optional convoy to occupy your capital city. The length of the walkout will depend on the momentum built in each country.

    2. We will not announce the walk out dates until we have enough pledges worldwide.

    3. If you can’t participate in the convoy, that’s fine. You can still commit to walk out for as long as you can.

    4. You can choose one or more of these options when you pledge;

    • Walk out of work and have a holiday.
    • Walk your children out of school.
    • Walk away from spending money at corporations that support globalism.
    • Walk away from consuming any mainstream media or streaming channels.
    • Convoy to your capital city on the scheduled dates (yet to be announced).

  28. Steve trickler says:

    Fleccas Talks – The Podcast:

    TIME STAMPS
    :00 – INTRO
    0:51 – HOUSEKEEPING
    11:31 – CRINGE OF THE WEEK
    31:11 – URBAN DECAY
    43:07 – UPLIFTING GOLD
    49:32 – OUTRO

    MONKEY POX SEASON/ NEW BIDEN BOT/ MORE BLOOD CLOTTING/ GEN-Z KNOWS NOTHING/ HIT AND RUN (AND ROB)

  29. kaysee kaysee says:

    ˘◡˘

    Break time

    1/

    Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr:
    The King and I

    Shall We Dance

  30. kaysee kaysee says:

    2/

    Life on Social Media and Blogs and Sites

    with

    UpVote Buttons

  31. Shy Ted says:

    Poor old Monica hasn’t learned a single thing from the utter failure of all the previous marches and such. Exactly what were the wins? Which of the elites have been held to account? Who is actively investigating them when all the evidence is posted by Cats daily? What happened to all those police assaulting people? SFA. Bill Shorten just laughs off vax injuries. The elites are so rich it doesn’t matter if we boycott their businesses, they’ll just sack some of the little people. We aren’t getting out of this without you know what. And if anybody thinks Albo’s on holiday they’re delusional. He’s just getting his orders and the time frame in which to achieve them. The MSM is strangely incurious as to his whereabouts.

  32. kaysee kaysee says:

    Poor old Monica hasn’t learned a single thing from the utter failure of all the previous marches and such. Exactly what were the wins?

    I belong to the section of society that is glad and thankful to all the Monicas of this world.

    No, the previous marches and protests have not been failures. The Cats on this site and others in alternative media are posting evidence that is making not just the unbrainwashed wiser but also slowly educating some of the gullible folk. There are some who are realising the truth.

    Around the world, the brave warriors are fighting on – in the Netherlands, other parts of Europe, Australia, NZ, Canada, the US and elsewhere.

    The wins will come if the plebs will unite and fight together. It won’t happen if we give up, or worse, tear down those who are giving up their time, their careers, their lives to fight the battle.

    Monica, for example, got engaged, last year. She could be spending her time looking at bridal magazines and planning her wedding. Instead she went to prison, to court, has had to fight legal cases. Now she is contacting other freedom fighters around the world to battle on for freedom, for all of us.

    I salute her and all those in the battle for our freedom. Even if we don’t “win” we won’t give up and bend the knee to the despots of this world.

  33. mh says:

    Full speech

    Senator Ralph Babet’s first speech in the Australian Parliament 03/08/22

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sK79ntoL5U

  34. Steve trickler says:

    Bill Shorten just laughs off vax injuries.

    That sh*thead will be in a world of proverbial hurt in the not too distant future. Evidence accumulates as each day passes and the little piece of shit will be reminded of it.

    The clear evidence so far is; the jabs have been more harm than the re-branded flu and to state the drugs given have saved lives is ABSOLUTE BULLSH*T! All they have done is compromised peoples immune systems….and it will only get worse for the pincushions as the book in for the next jab.

    I reckon Senator Rennick will escalate and cause the little **** a lot of problems.

    “But Mr Shorten refused to buy into the senator’s questions and instead referred him to an “easy read” fact sheet.”

    What fact sheet is this and produced by whom? Did the dropkicks at fakenews.com.au link it?

    FFS, do not let your mind get bent from the MSM.

  35. Steve trickler says:

    Stew Peters:

    Is getting COVID tested just as deadly as getting sick with it?

    What is “Long COVID”? Dr. Jane joins to talk about the GRIFT that keeps on giving, due to the normalization of getting tested for COVID even if you aren’t sick!

    The dangerous thing about this “Long COVID” scam, is that it adds to the drain of our society, ever since it had been added as a list of DISABILITY to get more Welfare checks, & leads us into more of a decline economically!

    Global Citizens Enslaved By Fear Of Covid’s Biggest Lies

  36. kaysee kaysee says:

    Full speech

    Senator Ralph Babet’s first speech in the Australian Parliament 03/08/22

    Well Done, Well Begun, Senator Ralph Babet.

    mh, thanks for posting this speech.

  37. Shy Ted says:

    In December 1979 I had a job changing the records in jukeboxes. I have no recollection of what B17 was. But I had to play a few seconds of each single to make sure they played properly.
    What I do remember is 1980 brought new wave “music”. Just awful for us 20+ers. But after a few seconds of The Human League, Howard Jones and Duran Duran I was no longer up to the task. Even ONJ went upbeat. Terrible times.

  38. Steve trickler says:

    Always good to watch again. Respect to both blokes in the ring.

    Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III | FULL FIGHT HIGHLIGHT | PBC ON FOX

  39. Steve trickler says:
  40. Steve trickler says:
  41. Steve trickler says:

    Another fresh clip of the bloke walking his dog.

    Cash 2.0 Great Dane at the Calabasas Commons 7

  42. mh says:

    It was good to see Pauline and Malcolm congratulate Ralph Babet.

  43. Steve trickler says:

    The Beauty Of – Ridley Scott:

    The cinematography of Ridley Scott’s work.

    The Beauty Of Ridley Scott

  44. Steve trickler says:

    Funny ( not really ) to read news outlets saying Biden is implementing his plans when it comes to destroying the USA.

    That senile demented prick has basically no say in any of the decisions going down. NONE! Have these news outlets been paying attention.

    The guys brain is soup.

    FMD.

  45. Steve trickler says:

    All of the MSM in this country are sh*t. All of them.

    “Great show on Sky News”

    🤦‍♂️

  46. mh says:

    Shy Ted says:
    August 9, 2022 at 9:22 pm
    I’d say that’s an Aussie accent.

    Boomerang ✅
    Shirt off ✅
    Swearing ✅
    Vaccine ✅

    That’s the land down under alright.

  47. Steve trickler says:

    In the Catwiki.

    Fake News Vs Reality

  48. Steve trickler says:

    I’ve said it a couple of years back on Doomies.

    Do not ever, ever ever ever have an interview with MSM until you are filming them. You do not utter a word until the camera and audio is in check and recording everything they say.

    DUH!

  49. Steve trickler says:

    Who will purchase a MSM newspaper tomorrow in the morning? Plenty of f*wits in Perth will do so.

  50. Steve trickler says:

    New York City is a decaying shithole.

  51. Steve trickler says:

    If you agree to a 3AW interview with dickwad Mitchell. Record everything. I they disagree, do not do the interview. Simple as that.

  52. JohnJJJ says:

    Global Walk Out.
    How will the Global Walkout work?

    I suppose if I had a lot of $, infavour of world gov and wanted to find out who is the opposition, I’d start an anti-globalist movement.
    A global anti-global movement.
    “yes I am Spartacus” – so they nail the lot of them up.

  53. JohnJJJ says:

    For anyone following the betting: Republicans are 1.08 to Democrats 6. I guess Sportsbet doesn’t want to make the same mistake they made in 2016. Thank you for that. At one stage, if you were quick enough in 2016, it was arbitrage. i.e. you could bet on both parties and still win at 5 to 1. So if it gets highly emotional again, keep your eye on the volatile odds. Even the mathematicians go blind.

  54. mh says:

    #FOXBusiness #Kudlow
    Kudlow: This was a third-world country type of action

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ni8pj368wD8

  55. Shy Ted says:

    And now 2 that puzzled me until I looked much closer
    Gender equality in soldering
    EV needs to fill up with a new battery

  56. Shy Ted says:

    The big boss of Oz speaks at the NPC

    National Press Club Address Xiao Qian – China’s Ambassador to Australia 12:30PM – 1:41PM
    Xiao Qian, China’s Ambassador to Australia, addresses the National Press Club

  57. Steve trickler says:

    The United Spot:

    They raided the wrong house

  58. mh says:

    Acting PM Richard Marles says he won’t be attending the Chinese ambassador’s address at the National Press Club today.

    Marles was already booked for Yum Cha.

  59. Steve trickler says:

    Have a good day ladies and gents! Enjoy your lunch.

    Forget Everything You’ve Tried Before! The Biggest and Most Delicious Burger

  60. Old bloke says:

    kaysee says:
    August 9, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    Around the world, the brave warriors are fighting on – in the Netherlands, other parts of Europe, Australia, NZ, Canada, the US and elsewhere.

    It’s not “around the world”, it’s limited to western Europe, Scandinavia and the Anglosphere. What do these nations have in common, several things obviously, similar basic ideas about human liberty, rule of law, democratic systems of governance and many other things we share in common but take for granted.

    There is one very important shared element which is never spoken of though, a common ancestry which is obvious through our R1b1a2 Y-DNA. We are the children of the ten tribes of Israel who were expelled by the Assyrians around 2,800 years ago and dispersed to the north-west and the “ends of the world” who are increasingly coming under persecution by our own evil rulers, then into enslavement by foreigners.

    Someone should have written a book about it.

  61. Timothy Neilson says:

    kaysee says:
    August 9, 2022 at 8:24 pm
    Poor old Monica hasn’t learned a single thing from the utter failure of all the previous marches and such. Exactly what were the wins?

    I belong to the section of society that is glad and thankful to all the Monicas of this world.

    Yes.

    One important thing – if the serfs ever do turn on the despots because of the catastrophic mismanagement and totalitarian thuggery of the covid response, the despots won’t be able to claim “but at the time no-one knew any better”.

  62. Steve trickler says:

    Anyone thinking this is outlandish?

    Example: The Egyptian pyramids was largely built with concrete, on site. They didn’t cut blocks of stone from a quarry many miles away. They were all poured on site utilizing formwork we see today.

    X: Bulls*t!
    Me: Concrete pours and they used rebar!
    X: What?
    Me: Dwell on it.

    This clip doesn’t pertain to Egypt exactly, however the ancient methods of building is what see in action today. Previous clips on the channel focus on it.

    If you are a archaeologist/builder/engineer, chime in. Do have fun.

    Solidified concrete not megalithic blocks

  63. Steve trickler says:

    Did Alex Jones say anything wrong in the clip above?

  64. mh says:

    I listened to the first minute of Jesse.

    He sounds drunk.

  65. Steve trickler says:

    He’s had a speech impediment since birth, mh.

  66. Steve trickler says:

    A fine lady.

    *********

    Katie Hopkins:

    Bit of a sh*t day. But here’s some GREAT news…

  67. mh says:

    Thanks, Steve.

    ***

    Marco Rubio discussed the FBI’s unprecedented raid on Mar-a-Lago with Sean Hannity

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sIRp30n8CY

  68. Steve trickler says:

    Reverend Simon Sideways:

    What can we do to help the old this winter.

    Winter, cold hungry and old

  69. mh says:

    Carrie says hi! 👋

    ‘A tragedy’: Britain’s cost-of-living crisis worsens as rents soar and energy bills top $5,000

    https://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/10/britains-cost-of-living-crisis-worsens-as-rents-and-energy-bills-soar.html

  70. Black Ball says:

    Serena Williams retiring after the US Open. Of course has a nibble at Margaret Court. Hard to find a less gracious woman

  71. mh says:

    What did Serena say about Court?

  72. Black Ball says:

    “There are people who say I’m not the GOAT because I didn’t pass Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slam titles, which she achieved before the ‘open era’ that began in 1968,” Williams wrote.

    “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want that record. Obviously I do. But day to day, I’m really not thinking about her. If I’m in a grand slam final, then yes, I am thinking about that record. Maybe I thought about it too much, and that didn’t help.

    “The way I see it, I should have had 30-plus grand slams. I had my chances after coming back from giving birth. I went from a C-section to a second pulmonary embolism to a grand slam final. I played while breastfeeding. I played through post-partum depression.

    “But I didn’t get there. Shoulda, woulda, coulda. I didn’t show up the way I should have or could have. But I showed up 23 times, and that’s fine. Actually it’s extraordinary. But these days, if I have to choose between building my tennis resumé and building my family, I choose the latter.”

  73. Shy Ted says:

    Catching up on recent Nat Press Club speech, Murray Watt, Agriculture Minister, lawyer, once drove past a farm. Summarily he wants to work with key stakeholders – employees, unions, first nations, women, migrant workers, climate groups. Oddly farmers weren’t included. Climate, climate, climate. $10mill to Indonesia for mRNA vaccines for cows. Adored by those present.

  74. Black Ball says:

    Murray Watt seems not to have ever stepped on a farm
    https://www.aph.gov.au/Senators_and_Members/Parliamentarian?MPID=245759

  75. Steve trickler says:

    GTV:

    Albanese on Holiday while Australia falls to pieces

    very VERY BAD PRIME MINISTER

  76. mh says:

    US inflation

    The torrid pace of inflation slowed in July for the first time in months, but prices remain near the highest level in 40 years.

    The Labor Department said Wednesday that the consumer price index, a broad measure of the price for everyday goods including gasoline, groceries and rents, rose 8.5% in July from a year ago, below the 9.1% year-over-year surge recorded in June. Prices were unchanged in the one-month period from June.

    Those figures were both lower than the 8.7% headline figure and 0.2% monthly gain forecast by Refinitiv economists, a welcoming sign for the Federal Reserve as it seeks to cool price gains and tame consumer demand.

  77. mh says:

    US stocks surging.
    Is it still a bear market rally?

    Stocks soar, S&P 500 hits highest level in three months after key report shows slowdown in inflation

  78. JohnJJJ says:

    Happy Ashura all, well not so happy. But I guess you missed it anyway. This is the day mo’s grandson was murdered by the Sunni. Commemorated every year by parades and hitting yourself. Preferably causing bleeding to show the pain.I wonder if this Sydney copper knows anything about it.

  79. Black Ball says:

    An Irish pub in Melbourne’s CBD fired two staff members after it is alleged they spat in a drink belonging to a neo-Nazi following a heated political debate.

    The Irish Times pub detailed the ugly incident on their Facebook page, which unfolded on August 2 at the Little Collins St venue.

    Pub management allege the staffers spat into a drink belonging to Elwood man Jimeone Roberts, 29, as a “consequence of a discussion with the patron over a political topic”.

    Footage of the aftermath of the incident, obtained by the Herald Sun, shows a male bartender being verbally confronted by the group of men.

    “You started it when you got those tattoos,” the bartender told Mr Roberts.

    “I’d like it if you’d leave.”

    Another man in the party, who went on to call the bartender a “f—-”, defended Roberts’ freedom of choice.

    “That is his personal choice. He can do what he wants,” the man said.

    “At the end of the day. This is f—ing bulls—. You spat in the bloke’s beer. End of discussion.”

    The venue on Tuesday announced two workers had been sacked and issued a public apology.

    “The Irish Times management would like to take this opportunity to apologise to Jimeone Roberts and his friends – Stefanos, Neil Erikson, Thomas Sewell, and Ricky T for the incident that took place on 2nd August 2022,” a statement posted on their Facebook page said.

    “Following the incident, the Irish Times management took immediate disciplinary action by terminating the two employees involved in the event which violated The Irish Times’ workplace code of conduct.

    “The Irish Times management team strongly disapproves of the ex-employee’s unprofessional conduct by spitting into the patron’s drink as a consequence of a discussion with the patron over a political topic.

    “As part of our commitment to provide the highest level of service to our patrons, we will continue to reinforce that all staff must remain respectful towards our patrons at all times to avoid any such future recurrence.”

    Earlier this month, Mr Roberts was hit with a community corrections order after he was caught plastering dozens of anti-Semitic posters across suburban streets in Melbourne.

    Magistrate David Starvaggi described his behaviour as “one of the most disgusting, vile, repugnant acts of anti-Semitism and racial behaviour that I have ever seen.”

    “Your behaviour is tantamount to pure evil and vile hatred and that has got no place in modern Australian society and you should be condemned for that,” Mr Starvaggi said in court.

    The Irish Times responded to community feedback in a secondary post, saying they acted on legal advice when firing the employees.

    “As a small business, still recovering from the impacts of Covid-19, we followed the legal advice in taking disciplinary action for the unprofessional conduct of our staff for spitting in a paying customer’s beer,” The Irish Times management said.

    “We do not want to be in the center (sic) of any political views or topics.

    “As always, we only want what is best for our staff and customers in continuing to serve the community, which this pub has done for over 20+ years.

    “We would appreciate your understanding and support on this matter.”

    Chairman of the Anti-Defamation Commission Dr Dvir Abramovich said neo-Nazi ideology was harmful.

    “I imagine there would be many people applauding these bartenders for their actions,” Dr Abramovich said.

    “I understand the disgust and rage they felt when they realised they are serving hateful individuals.

    “The violent neo-Nazi ideology these men promote led to the Christchurch massacre and is about an Australia without Muslims, Asians, indigenous Australians, members of the LGBTQI community and anyone who does not fit into their warped Aryan worldview.

    “This incident is a reminder that neo-Nazism is alive in our state and should send a chill down every Victorian’s spine since the rhetoric that these hardcore bigots are spewing online, can cross the line into real-world lethal attacks.

    “There are more effective and appropriate ways to fight the evil they represent than spitting into their beers. Refusing to provide them with service is one, walking out in protest is another.”

    The venue and Mr Roberts have been contacted for comment.

  80. Black Ball says:

    Thinking the Irish Times pub may as well shutter it’s doors now. Not sure the public would want to have a beer in this establishment knowing some of the clientele have those views.
    Photos in that report on the Hun website has a rather large man with swastika tattoo. And getting a nice criminal record also.

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