What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

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D P O'neil
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tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

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Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se. Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not  mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

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Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Absolutely...they are just ethnic nicknames...nothing more.

It's the context used (or intent) that actually makes a name derogatory or hurtful, etc

Not the word itself.

KEV

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D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se. Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

So, you're a closet racist.

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D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se.

Many Yanks just don't understand this with regard to British-Aussie/NZ humour.

Yes, we have NO sacred cows, Indie-Bums, Paki's or Coons.....that's just the way it is

Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

Yes, my wife Krissoula has a large 1920's "Nigger Boy" collectable money box and a "Sweet Tassum Negros on the Porch" framed picture display in our sunroom with other stuff from that era of Americana.

and she is absolutely not a racist in any way shape or form.

KEV

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D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se.

That's precisely it.

It's NEVER about race...but simply the funny (humorous) stereotypical ethnic character traits and mannerisms, etc...that each and every different group has.

It's just comedy.....used within a social-verbal context.

and nothing more

KEV

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While the republicans have been trying to poo-poo the possible effects of a US default, it is interesting and frightening what could happen-

http://www.nbcnews.com/business/whats-worst-could-happen-7-debt-default-doomsday-scenarios-8C11366851

In the meantime, business leaders are warning what could happen if the US defaults-

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-bankers-debt-limit-20131003,0,3809242,full.story

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In the event the US defaults, which I hope will not happen, the value of the US dollar will tumble dramatically.
Treasury bonds will be snubbed by foreign financial institutions, unless the interest rate is raised and doubled, tripled or better.
Imports will become difficult because sellers will demand money, not monopoly money like the US dollar would become.
The US might have to deplete its stock of Gold to pay for its debts and that is a perillous thing for the future of the US at all levels.
Can you imagine a halt to international flights for US airlines, out of fear their planes will be seized to pay for outstanding kerosene bills ?
Can you imagine Obama getting stuck in a foreign country because someone has the brilliant idea to seize his Air Force One flying machine or limousine to recover some debt ? Aircraft does not have diplomatic status, neither does a presidential limousine.
"Charge it my account" could become an almost suicidal phrase to pronounce for any American travelling abroad, with the prospect of being detained until the bill is paid in local banknotes.
I believe a serious earthquake, with California sliding into the ocean, would be the nicer option.

If we go down, we're taking the rest of the world with us. Hahahahahahahaha

Is that the American way?  You and Nightwings are showing your true colors.  
If that's what your government thinks, it is going to remove all doubts again.  
If the Chinese government is equally irresponsible, they would have dumped all their US bonds long ago.

Seriously, the Tea Partiers aren't business savvy, so they don't look at the big picture. So, much for the Republicans being the party that businesses support. Just about every business and financial person has come out against a default.

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KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

People that lack depth certainly love jokes that are distasteful; nothing more. 

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In reply to Walking Dead, 11 months ago

Walking Dead wrote:

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se. Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

So, you're a closet racist.

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In Holland there is a pastry which translated to "Nigger's Kiss" because it's black.

What is called a Whippet in Canada becomes a Nigger's Head in France.

I like pastry.

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Walking Dead wrote:

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se. Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

So, you're a closet racist.

No, but the issue isn't me it's you. The biggest problem with your country is you have NO sense of humour. None at all, the best countries to live in a those that have the ability to laugh at themselves, it is very cathartic, you should try it sometimes, your far too serious. Your like someone walking around with a carrot up your @rse. Lighten up, life is fun!

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D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se. Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

So, you're a closet racist.

No, but the issue isn't me it's you. The biggest problem with your country is you have NO sense of humour. None at all, the best countries to live in a those that have the ability to laugh at themselves, it is very cathartic, you should try it sometimes, your far too serious. Your like someone walking around with a carrot up your @rse. Lighten up, life is fun!

That's the one thing I have always loved about British humour.

We ridicule ourselves (and everyone else) with the same vigour .

Yes, we take the pizz out of everything that moves (and then some)....but are the first to really knock ourselves too.

Actually, when I look back say 25-30 years, it was hard to find a Brit that wasn't extremely criticizing and derogatory of the Sceptic Isles....and that's why so many of us expats got up and left the rotten place.

The old Monty Python, Benny Hill, Spike Mulligan type comedy just reflected our own distain for Britain in many ways.

Plus of course, everyone else to a Brit is just an effing foreigner

The TV comedy series "Little Britain" aptly sums up UK humour to a tee....making fun of gays, blacks, fat people, the mentally ill, and all the rest of it. Of course, it's just "tongue in cheek"....and that's what makes it so damn funny.

It's never meant to be serious.

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Probably, stuff like this.

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KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se.

Many Yanks just don't understand this with regard to British-Aussie/NZ humour.

Yes, we have NO sacred cows, Indie-Bums, Paki's or Coons.....that's just the way it is

Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

Yes, my wife Krissoula has a large 1920's "Nigger Boy" collectable money box and a "Sweet Tassum Negros on the Porch" framed picture display in our sunroom with other stuff from that era of Americana.

and she is absolutely not a racist in any way shape or form.

KEV

I don't think it has anything to do with nationality.  It has more to do with age and growing up in a time where white people could get away with racism.

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tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se.

Many Yanks just don't understand this with regard to British-Aussie/NZ humour.

Yes, we have NO sacred cows, Indie-Bums, Paki's or Coons.....that's just the way it is

Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

Yes, my wife Krissoula has a large 1920's "Nigger Boy" collectable money box and a "Sweet Tassum Negros on the Porch" framed picture display in our sunroom with other stuff from that era of Americana.

and she is absolutely not a racist in any way shape or form.

KEV

I don't think it has anything to do with nationality. It has more to do with age and growing up in a time where white people could get away with racism.

No, YOU are just not getting what British style humour is.

Forget "colour" for a moment....and think Fawlty Towers (John Cleese)

This is "quintessential" BRIT humour......ie: the mocking of Manuel and his Spanish mannerisms, etc.

British humour is mostly based around "sarcasm" and mimicry-parody with regard to peoples characteristics, faults, differences, and ethnic traits.

As our Kiwi poster here said....it's not about colour or race....but merely ridicule of ethnic based inuendo.

Do YOU understand?

Watch some "Little Britain" shows.....they clearly illustrate this.

Here's an example:

http://youtu.be/x3QDKVxpuCE

They are from 2013 today....and not the 1970's or whenever.

Brits love to laugh at other peoples expense....

That's just the way it has always been

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In reply to KEVZPHOTOS, 11 months ago

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se.

Many Yanks just don't understand this with regard to British-Aussie/NZ humour.

Yes, we have NO sacred cows, Indie-Bums, Paki's or Coons.....that's just the way it is

Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

Yes, my wife Krissoula has a large 1920's "Nigger Boy" collectable money box and a "Sweet Tassum Negros on the Porch" framed picture display in our sunroom with other stuff from that era of Americana.

and she is absolutely not a racist in any way shape or form.

KEV

I don't think it has anything to do with nationality. It has more to do with age and growing up in a time where white people could get away with racism.

No, YOU are just not getting what British style humour is.

Forget "colour" for a moment....and think Fawlty Towers (John Cleese)

This is "quintessential" BRIT humour......ie: the mocking of Manuel and his Spanish mannerisms, etc.

British humour is mostly based around "sarcasm" and mimicry-parody with regard to peoples characteristics, faults, differences, and ethnic traits.

As our Kiwi poster here said....it's not about colour or race....but merely ridicule of ethnic based inuendo.

Do YOU understand?

Watch some "Little Britain" shows.....they clearly illustrate this.

Here's an example:

http://youtu.be/x3QDKVxpuCE

They are from 2013 today....and not the 1970's or whenever.

Brits love to laugh at other peoples expense....

That's just the way it has always been

Here's another Little Britain sketch for ya:

http://youtu.be/KrlzaBNgz-M

KEV

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Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?
In reply to KEVZPHOTOS, 11 months ago

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se.

Many Yanks just don't understand this with regard to British-Aussie/NZ humour.

Yes, we have NO sacred cows, Indie-Bums, Paki's or Coons.....that's just the way it is

Incidently we have a collection of nigger boy money boxes on display that does not mean we hate black people, they are just examples of Americana we have collected over the years.

Yes, my wife Krissoula has a large 1920's "Nigger Boy" collectable money box and a "Sweet Tassum Negros on the Porch" framed picture display in our sunroom with other stuff from that era of Americana.

and she is absolutely not a racist in any way shape or form.

KEV

I don't think it has anything to do with nationality. It has more to do with age and growing up in a time where white people could get away with racism.

No, YOU are just not getting what British style humour is.

Forget "colour" for a moment....and think Fawlty Towers (John Cleese)

This is "quintessential" BRIT humour......ie: the mocking of Manuel and his Spanish mannerisms, etc.

British humour is mostly based around "sarcasm" and mimicry-parody with regard to peoples characteristics, faults, differences, and ethnic traits.

As our Kiwi poster here said....it's not about colour or race....but merely ridicule of ethnic based inuendo.

Do YOU understand?

Watch some "Little Britain" shows.....they clearly illustrate this.

Here's an example:

http://youtu.be/x3QDKVxpuCE

They are from 2013 today....and not the 1970's or whenever.

Brits love to laugh at other peoples expense....

That's just the way it has always been

Here's another Little Britain sketch for ya:

http://youtu.be/KrlzaBNgz-M

KEV

There is a difference between creating a satirical show and using the term in conversation.   You are not a comedian.

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Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?
In reply to aus4ever, 11 months ago

aus4ever wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

LeRentier wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

While the republicans have been trying to poo-poo the possible effects of a US default, it is interesting and frightening what could happen-

http://www.nbcnews.com/business/whats-worst-could-happen-7-debt-default-doomsday-scenarios-8C11366851

In the meantime, business leaders are warning what could happen if the US defaults-

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-bankers-debt-limit-20131003,0,3809242,full.story

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In the event the US defaults, which I hope will not happen, the value of the US dollar will tumble dramatically.
Treasury bonds will be snubbed by foreign financial institutions, unless the interest rate is raised and doubled, tripled or better.
Imports will become difficult because sellers will demand money, not monopoly money like the US dollar would become.
The US might have to deplete its stock of Gold to pay for its debts and that is a perillous thing for the future of the US at all levels.
Can you imagine a halt to international flights for US airlines, out of fear their planes will be seized to pay for outstanding kerosene bills ?
Can you imagine Obama getting stuck in a foreign country because someone has the brilliant idea to seize his Air Force One flying machine or limousine to recover some debt ? Aircraft does not have diplomatic status, neither does a presidential limousine.
"Charge it my account" could become an almost suicidal phrase to pronounce for any American travelling abroad, with the prospect of being detained until the bill is paid in local banknotes.
I believe a serious earthquake, with California sliding into the ocean, would be the nicer option.

If we go down, we're taking the rest of the world with us. Hahahahahahahaha

Is that the American way? You and Nightwings are showing your true colors.
If that's what your government thinks, it is going to remove all doubts again.
If the Chinese government is equally irresponsible, they would have dumped all their US bonds long ago.

Seriously, the Tea Partiers aren't business savvy, so they don't look at the big picture. So, much for the Republicans being the party that businesses support. Just about every business and financial person has come out against a default.

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Hey numbnutz, first of all, Nitedings is not an American, he's a Canadian, from Winnipeg.

Second, Didn't you see that second paragraph, where I said "Seriously..." This indicates that the previous statement is meant to be a joke.

Maybe, if you'd stop sticking that bamboo up your butt, you would have realized that.

Why don't you go back to Chinese, since you're such a stooge for them.

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LeRentier wrote:

In Holland there is a pastry which translated to "Nigger's Kiss" because it's black.

What is called a Whippet in Canada becomes a Nigger's Head in France.

I like pastry.

Where I grew up they were called "Mohrenkopf" (Moor's head), that changed to "Negerküsse" (Negroe's kisses) and today they are called "Schokoküsse" (Chocolate kisses). But here in this region of Germany, just like in the German speaking parts of Switzerland, most people still call them Mohrenkopf.

From Wiki I've learnt that in Flanders they are called "Negerinnetetten" (female negroe's tits), lol!

The main producer in Germany, Dickmann, tries to avoid all these names and simply calls them "Dickmann's" now.

RS

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Stupid, fear mongering conjecture spread around by libtarded sycophants.

There is zero chance of default.

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Todd Ka wrote:

Stupid, fear mongering conjecture spread around by libtarded sycophants.

There is zero chance of default.

Funny how this is coming from people who are so profcient in the art of fermongering when it comes to Obamacare and it's percieved effects on the country. You guys "wrote the book" on it

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vadimraskin wrote:

Todd Ka wrote:

Stupid, fear mongering conjecture spread around by libtarded sycophants.

There is zero chance of default.

Funny how this is coming from people who are so profcient in the art of fermongering when it comes to Obamacare and it's percieved effects on the country. You guys "wrote the book" on it

With insurance rate sky rocketing for some people, others being kicked off of their spouses policies and so on, it looks like we were right and not fear mongering at all.

On the other hand it is a 100% fact that we will not default, and there is zero danger of defaulting, making Obama a lying fear mongerer and everybody who repeats this default garbage sycophantic morons.

You lefties and your lame stream media are showing your intellectual and moral bankruptcy.  America is taking notice.

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