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    Trading racist jokes


    by Sunny on 11th June, 2009 at 12:02 pm    

    The Daily Mail reports:

    Two Tories have been suspended from the party over racist jokes made at Oxford University’s Conservative Association.

    They were asked to repeat ‘the most inappropriate joke you have ever told’. Nick Gallagher, the publications officer, said: ‘What do you say if you see a TV moving across your living room? “Drop it, n*****.” ’

    It’s the fault of the race relations industry for the upbringing.

    Updated: I expect the white supremacist plots in the UK and the USA are also the faults of the race industry. Blame Obama!



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    26 Comments below   |  

    1. Tory Bear — on 11th June, 2009 at 12:12 pm  

      http://www.torybear.com/2009/06/michael-howard-pulls-out-of-ouca-dinner.html

    2. Amrit — on 11th June, 2009 at 12:27 pm  

      Oxford Tories in behaving like wankers shock!

      Further proof of ‘PC gone mad’ aka ‘Why doesn’t the world revolve around MEEE?!’ ‘Efniks and wimmin rule the world, really’ and ‘Oh, my poor threatened privilege.’

    3. hantsboy — on 11th June, 2009 at 12:40 pm  

      Over at BNP Central we find such jibes at those less fortunate utterly repulsive

    4. Kismet Hardy — on 11th June, 2009 at 12:42 pm  

      That’s as old as ‘What do you say to a black man with a job?’ ‘Can I have fries with that, please.’ And ‘Why don’t they hire Sri Lankans at KFC?’ ‘Because their name tags would go all the way round the back and back again’, and ‘what do you call two pakis in a sleeping bag?’ ‘Twix’

      Wasn’t funny then either.

    5. John Wickham — on 11th June, 2009 at 12:53 pm  

      We used to be allowed a sense of humour. The politically correct have killed all that. Everybody is overly sensitive. What a load of poofs you all are!

    6. Kismet Hardy — on 11th June, 2009 at 12:55 pm  

      A free DVD box-set of Jim Davidson’s ‘Chalky’ sketches and Roy Chubby Brown pie diet plan in post for John Wickham

    7. Kismet Hardy — on 11th June, 2009 at 12:57 pm  

      (as an aside) You know, England must be the only country where being politically ‘correct’ is a bad thing.

      It’s also the only country I know where ‘do-gooders’ is meant as a derogatory term.

      And ‘too clever by half’ is seen as a bad thing.

      Crazy.

    8. Adnan — on 11th June, 2009 at 1:01 pm  

      Kismet, the Dr Frankenstein flicking the switch to bring the PC corpse back to life!

    9. Amrit — on 11th June, 2009 at 1:06 pm  

      What a load of poofs you all are!

      Wow, this is news to me. WHERE’S MY PENIS?! Is it arriving by post?

      Kismet - good points. I just HAVE to reproduce this, forgive me all, but it was SUCH a good comment on the F-Word (about Jeremy Clarkson):

      Anne Onne said:

      What exactly IS it to be un-PC, though? I mean, if you look frankly at the sheer volume of people claiming to be un-PC, (normally used as a defense before they insult some minority or claim they don’t matter) they’re not a small minority of individuals railing hard against a world and a government which is trying hard to eliminate them. Boris Johnson is about as un-PC as they come, for a start.

      In an era where practically nothing has been done to cut CO2 emissions, how politically incorrect is it to not care, when the official stance is barely better? How un-PC is it to make rape jokes or sexually harass women when a tiny percentage of rape trials ends in conviction, and most aren’t reported? How un-PC is it to be transphobic or homophobic, when people still die because of other people’s disgust at their sexuality or gender identity?

      And when we have so many accients on the road, most drivers drivng over the limit or drunk or on drugs, how ‘different’ is Clarkson really being? Anything he does isn’t some cool rebellious move that nobody has thought of: it’s merely a more pronounced version of the same behaviour everyone (government included) shows. How politically correct, actually. If Boris Johnson has shown anything, it’s that being ‘politically incorrect’ can be politically correct. If it really WERE incorrect, and people were afraid to say it in case they were looked down on, I doubt you’d hear so many declarations of rebellion as we do.

      It’s just a sad gimmick by those who belong to a privileged majority and who feel that their privileged way of life is going to change, who resent being told not to use the ‘n-word’ or that they can’t sexually harass their female work colleagues or be fired for being otherwise discriminatory.

    10. The Common Humanist — on 11th June, 2009 at 1:37 pm  

      We aren’t awash in PC types, we are awash with ClarksonianPubBoreWankers with their oh so fashionable ‘light’ racism, sexism and homophobia.

      Tossers the lot of them.

    11. munir — on 11th June, 2009 at 2:41 pm  

      Id be the last person to defend a Tory Toff but this guy has been treated unfairly. He was after all asked to think of the most inappropriate joke he’d heard and he did just that. Context is everything; if hed gone up to a black guy in the street and said this it would have been outrageous and should be dealt with .

      Likewise if someone goes up to someone and makes an anti-Muslim comment- this is wrong and unaccptable- however I wouldnt say the same about someone responding to for
      example al muhajiroun barracking the soldiers. Likewise Ken Livingstones comment to the Jewish reporter working for the Daily Heil who had tried to ambush him leaving a gay friends party.

      Kismet Hardy
      ” ‘What do you say to a black man with a job?’ ‘Can I have fries with that, please.’ And ‘Why don’t they hire Sri Lankans at KFC?’ ‘Because their name tags would go all the way round the back and back again’, and ‘what do you call two pakis in a sleeping bag?’ ‘Twix’

      Wasn’t funny then either”

      hahahha
      The first two arent that funny (especially the second) but the third one is hilarious (I say this as someone who would be considered from that group)

      Here are some more:
      Q: How do you get a Asian girl to marry you?
      A: Tell her you’re a doctor.

      Q: How many Asian girls does it take to change a light bulb?
      A1: One. She holds the bulb and the world revolves around her.

      A2: Two. One to hold the Diet Pepsi, and one to call, “Daaady!”

      Q: What’s the difference between a Asian girl and a terrorist?
      A: You can negotiate with a terrorist.

      Q: What did the Asian girl say when she knocked over the priceless Ming vase?
      A: “It’s OK Daddy, I’m not hurt.”

      And for balance…

      What do you call a good looking Asian guy?
      Asif

      (as if)

    12. munir — on 11th June, 2009 at 2:43 pm  

      Some chav jokes

      1. What do you call a chav in a box?

      Innit.

      2. What do you call a chav in a filing cabinet?

      Sorted.

      3. What do you call a chav in a box with a lock on it?

      Safe.

      4. What do you call a Chavette in a white tracksuit?

      The bride.

      5. You’re in your car and you see a Chav on a bike, why should you try not to hit him?

      It might be your bike.

      6. Two Chavs in a car without any music. Who’s driving?

      The police

      7. What do you call a chav with 9 GCSE’s?

      A liar.

      8. What do you say to a chav in a suit?

      Will the defendant please stand.

      9. What do you call a 30 year old chavette?

      Granny.

      10 .Two chavs jump off beachy head, who wins?

      Society

      11. Why did the Chav cross the road?

      To start a fight with a random stranger for no reason whatsoever.

      12. What’s the first question at a Chav quiz night?

      What you lookin’ at?

    13. marvin — on 11th June, 2009 at 3:05 pm  

      The ‘funny’ thing about the chav jokes is that they’re mostly recycled racist jokes.

      Those ones munir are pretty harmless, but there’s plenty of jokes about chavs, or bankers, dying, but that’s fine apparently!

      Right thinking people should have nothing to do with racist attitudes.

      That doesn’t negate the fact that people will exploit racism fears to create needless jobs!

    14. Adnan — on 11th June, 2009 at 3:14 pm  

      Marvin @ 13 - you yourself used the terms “chav” / “pikey” in another thread to describe some travellers.

      I did query whether those terms were racist then.

    15. DisgustedOfTunbridgeWells — on 11th June, 2009 at 3:31 pm  

      Oxford University’s Conservative Association.

      But the unwitting dog turd told me racism was due to being a working class victim of globalization which the rich are insulated from ?

      He was after all asked to think of the most inappropriate joke he’d heard and he did just that.

      No he wasn’t, read it again.

      To be honest, the most inappropriate joke I can think of is the aristocrats, which hasn’t really got any racial element, surely that would be a lot of people’s response ?

    16. marvin — on 11th June, 2009 at 3:33 pm  

      No they are not racist. Classist perhaps. Let’s not trivialise racism by allowing every slang word for a social grouping to be ‘racist’.

    17. cjcjc — on 11th June, 2009 at 3:39 pm  

      But the unwitting dog turd told me racism was due to being a working class victim of globalization which the rich are insulated from ?

      I assume that’s me - and no I didn’t say that!

      The rich are insulated from the problems of immigration, as I assume is Griffin who lives in the Welsh hills, but some will be racist nonetheless.

      The poor who are not so insulated will protest against the problems they face, but few will be Griffin-esque racists, in spite of their protest votes for him.

      But then as your own self-regard comes well above any other concerns best just stick to the egg-chucking approach.

      That’ll work.

    18. persephone — on 11th June, 2009 at 4:06 pm  

      “The rich are insulated from the problems of immigration, as I assume is Griffin who lives in the Welsh hills, but some will be racist nonetheless.”

      Wales has one of the oldest immigration histories e.g vis a vis somalians http://www.bbc.co.uk/legacies/immig_emig/wales/w_se/

    19. chairwoman — on 11th June, 2009 at 4:31 pm  

      “Q: How do you get a Asian girl to marry you?
      A: Tell her you’re a doctor.

      Q: How many Asian girls does it take to change a light bulb?
      A1: One. She holds the bulb and the world revolves around her.

      A2: Two. One to hold the Diet Pepsi, and one to call, “Daaady!”

      Q: What’s the difference between a Asian girl and a terrorist?
      A: You can negotiate with a terrorist.

      Q: What did the Asian girl say when she knocked over the priceless Ming vase?
      A: “It’s OK Daddy, I’m not hurt.””

      I know all these only with ‘Jewish’ instead of Indian or Asian.

      And the late Chairman’s favourite joke, remembering he was from Liverpool:

      Q What do you call a Scouser in a suit?
      A The defendant.

    20. billericaydicky — on 11th June, 2009 at 4:58 pm  

      The goalkeeper’s fear of the penalty is not about football.

      Closely observed trains is not about trainspotting.

      Why do the sea gulls follow the trawler?

    21. Shatterface — on 11th June, 2009 at 7:14 pm  

      Amateurs!

      Q: How do you know your sister’s having her period?

      A: Your dad’s cock tastes funny.

    22. DisgustedOfTunbridgeWells — on 11th June, 2009 at 9:06 pm  

      I assume that’s me - and no I didn’t say that!

      In fairness, you’re right, you’d never use the ‘G’ word, instead choosing to pretend that immigration is some atomized phenomenon that exists completely outside the thatcherite, neo-liberalist, TINA, consensus and can be dealt with without any negative impact on say, Chinese televisions, eastern European sofas or Danish special fucking brew purchased on booze runs to Calais in Barry’s Japanese van, you know, all the things that the working class definitely don’t benefit from.

    23. Don — on 11th June, 2009 at 9:10 pm  

      Disgusted,

      Congratulations. That may be the first time I have seen a deranged rant actually raise the tone of a thread.

    24. Trofim — on 12th June, 2009 at 8:14 am  

      persephone:
      Wales has one of the oldest immigration histories e.g vis a vis somalians

      That’s one of those multicultural inaccuracies. There has been immigration to Cardiff, or more accurately, the Cardiff docks area for centuries. As for immigrants in Welshpool, know what they say about pork chops and Mecca? Incidentally, Jo Brand, self-appointed fearless and indefatigable protector of the sensibilities of brown and black people and lover of multicultural vibrancy has bought a house in north Herefordshire, near Ludlow. Rural Herefordshire is about 99.9% white. Funny, that. There should be a name for it. Perhaps “Billy Bragg syndrome”.

    25. Leon — on 12th June, 2009 at 1:48 pm  

      Ok, I think we’re crossing a line here with these ‘examples’ of jokes. Fine for stupid pub discussions but not the kind of thing we really want to be known for online.

    26. Looking for mailto in Herefordshire — on 28th July, 2009 at 12:43 pm  

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