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to think this is the most stupid comment yet in relation to Woolwich?

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CookieMofo Thu 23-May-13 20:56:31

Someone wrote a status in relation to Woolwich and the comment that followed it .... I was hmm

"Should off left th die like their left our soilder too die all people who work should refuse too pay tax. Apparently we gone too war its all over the news"

eh? confused

MalcolmTuckersMum Thu 23-May-13 20:59:02

I'd have to contest that! Radio 4 PM Programme today - Eddie Mair was interviewing some locals in Woolwich and they were very vocal in their extremist views. One of them managed to scrabble together the following statement
"If our grandfathers who fought for this country were alive now they'd be turning in their graves"

Now that is stupid! grin

IneedAyoniNickname Thu 23-May-13 20:59:32

I've got a 'friend' spouting similar, she thinks they should have been left to die and "is fed up of OUR taxes being used to save them!!!!!!!"

the irony is that she hasn't paid tax for 11 years!

AKissIsNotAContract Thu 23-May-13 20:59:32

Sadly this incident seems to have brought all the thickos out.

Ilovemyself Thu 23-May-13 21:01:21

Er. Can you translate please? If they mean what I think they mean it is stupid enough, but as it is you are definitely not being unreasonable!

CookieMofo Thu 23-May-13 21:02:32

I know I just love how everyones taxes are paying for their hospital treatment, they must be getting the best treatment anyone has ever had.

Because taxes don't also pay for police, doctors, nurses, schools, roads, lamp posts, libraries ...

CookieMofo Thu 23-May-13 21:04:35

Can you translate please?

Basically roughly translated I think she meant - the two men should have been left to die in the street, as they weren't no-one should pay taxes anymore and World War III has started.

Ilovemyself Thu 23-May-13 21:07:44

What I read it as then. Wow defo stupid

eminemmerdale Thu 23-May-13 21:11:18

My favourite was 'Hitler stood up 4 wot he believed in - just like us Brits'.

PandoraBoxx Thu 23-May-13 21:14:24

'Hitler stood up 4 wot he believed in - just like us Brits'.


IvorHughJarse Thu 23-May-13 21:15:29

Malcolm - I heard that as I was driving home today. I had welled up hearing that that poor man had a 2 year old son, then I heard that interview and burst out laughing. Was cringe making!

eminemmerdale Thu 23-May-13 21:17:32

I read it and my mouth actually did fall open.

MalcolmTuckersMum Thu 23-May-13 21:18:17

It was extraordinary wasn't it Ivor. These people walk amongst us - scary stuff! There was so much wrong with everything those people were saying and you could almost feel Eddie Mair's incredulity.

Sleepgrumpydopey Thu 23-May-13 21:18:44

Stupidest comment; Radio 5live presenter said yesterday that "local people were cut up about what had happened"!!!

Booyhoo Thu 23-May-13 21:20:18


i've just seen someone post a poem that is supposedly the attack victim describing his death and 'afterdeath'. i think it's awful tbh.

AnyFucker Thu 23-May-13 21:20:22

I hate being a member of the "human" race sometimes

That I am affiliated in some way to some people is a source of constant distress to me

DuttyWine Thu 23-May-13 21:21:31

I saw someone comment on EDL's photo on fb... Something like... "That xxx should be sent back where he came from apart from the woman who stood over the man who was the same colour as him..." Wtaf????

I must stress I am not friends with the person someone I subsequently deleted shared an EDL photo so I had a nosey at the comments and was appalled.

[NOTE: post edited by MNHQ to remove racist term]

AuntieStella Thu 23-May-13 21:22:06

I saw "I know it was a hand gun because I saw it in his hand"

To be fair though, I think this was just a shocked version "I know he had a gun because I saw it"

Booyhoo Thu 23-May-13 21:22:56

me too AF.

NotYoMomma Thu 23-May-13 21:25:42

'pissed off that you can wear a bhurka or a curtain and nothing is said but if you wear an SAS mask on the streets you get arrested. Wtf?'

I said well one is an item of clothing designed for modesty and one is a piece of kit designed.for conflict and warfare... It's not like you could nip to ASDA in an SAS mask...

To which they responded that he regularly saw people wearing them in Tesco....

I gave up after that...

EleanorFarjeon Thu 23-May-13 21:25:44

I have a colleague who declared the terrorists should have been 'taken out the back and shot' and then spouted the usual crap about her taxes paying to keep them in prison.

Never has the phrase 'empty vessels make the most noise' been more pertinent.

eminemmerdale Thu 23-May-13 21:28:29

Oh god, I've just seen that hideous poem too..

Booyhoo Thu 23-May-13 21:32:54

it's in really bad taste isn't it eminemmerdale?

TattyDevine Thu 23-May-13 21:33:21

I want to see the cringey poem!

Some of these comments though honestly

ChippingInLovesSpring Thu 23-May-13 21:34:21

Thankfully I haven't seen the poem, the various comments have been cringe worthy enough hmm

My heart goes out to his family (& friends), it's beyond comprehension.

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