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Wow. Beating people just for using plastic bags, although there is a bitter irony at play here.

Discussion in 'The Political World' started by Nowhere Man, Aug 20, 2019.

  1. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    How modern do you think pakistan is? Also, it seems that people were upset that gov officials were defying their own bans. Cute little twist attempt, though.
     
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    The plastic bag ban was started in Western cultures, supported by the left, and then propagated by fake news. Fake news is now available around the world through the internet. It seems to appeals to the insane and those with other forms of psychological aberrations in all countries.

    If knowledge is food for the brain, fake news is like milk, that seems harmless and nutrition, but is tainted with hormones and pesticides. It causes an adverse reaction in many people.
     
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    When I were a lad …. :rolleyes:

    Aged about ten, I used to enjoy helping my mum by doing the shopping - not so far walking - and of course taking sturdy bags to carry home the fresh vegetables and fruit along with all the other groceries. No plastic in sight, no frozen stuff, no ready-meals, no anything other than some tins, along with the butchers, the grocers, and the green-grocers. No wonder we had a better diet then, even though it was just after rationing ended (1954).

    The benefits of plastic and the deficits - nearly always they come in pairs. :oops:

    Plastic is even in our air and water now:

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468584417300119
    Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals
     
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    Landon Caeli What's your stoyle?

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    New York has a lot of laws like that.

    There's almost always an exemption made for the officials so they don't have to follow it themselves, yet they force others to comply.

    Of course I wouldn't condone beating officials. I'm much more privy to the good old tyme classics .

    Tar and feathers.
     
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    Do you trawl the depths of the international online media looking for stories about plastic bags to get irrationally annoyed about? Or perhaps you are a member of an International Association of Plastic Bag Aficionados which keeps you up to date with the latest headlines.

    "Yesterday in Pakistan there was a minor disagreement over some plastic bags where nothing much happened"

    OMG the world's gone mad! Dooooomed I tell thee!
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Actually the first ban on plastic bags originated in Bangladesh in 2002.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    That is true. Only the left has gone mad.

    Everybody else is just plain irritated by it. There is something strangely therapeutic however by officials getting pummeled by the public.
     
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    Definitely AOC's fault that some people in Pakistan had a minor disagreement over a plastic bag.

    But they were standing up for freedom saying they weren't going to let AOC push them around and tell them they can't have plastic bags. They were really socking it to AOC and that's why Antifa Pakistan assaulted them.

    AOC is Hitler.
     
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    Happens with the elite.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    There there now. Syndromes do tend to be epidemic these days.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    More often than not.
     
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    But if you churn and freeze it with sugar and vanilla extract you get a delicious dessert that tastes good with sprinkles.

    Mm...sprinkles.
     
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    Minor Disagreement over Plastic Bags in Pakistan Derangement Syndrome is a terrible affliction indeed.
     
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    So "fake news" = things you don't like or understand. Got'cha.
     
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    He knows. He was just trying to twist it into something else; his world view can't be sustained without distortion.
     
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