Diplomatic Immunity?

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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby reohn2 » 13 Oct 2019, 5:08pm

Bonefishblues wrote:Now we've segued seamlessly to US Food Standards, may I just say that they do seem to eat and be happy to eat a right load of old carp.

They're eating Carp now?
I thought that was only the eastern Europeans :shock:
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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby brynpoeth » 13 Oct 2019, 5:28pm

For religious reasons protein-packed carp were eaten at monasteries
They gobble up the muck from the bed of the lake, maybe that is how they got their name
Once a year the water is let out of the pond (a big lake actually) and the poor stranded beasts meet their Maker
People have plenty of other food now but they still have carp parties
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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby mercalia » 13 Oct 2019, 5:44pm

brynpoeth wrote:For religious reasons protein-packed carp were eaten at monasteries
They gobble up the muck from the bed of the lake, maybe that is how they got their name
Once a year the water is let out of the pond (a big lake actually) and the poor stranded beasts meet their Maker
People have plenty of other food now but they still have carp parties


They clearly didnt have diplomatic immunity

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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby Bonefishblues » 13 Oct 2019, 7:20pm

brynpoeth wrote:For religious reasons protein-packed carp were eaten at monasteries
They gobble up the muck from the bed of the lake, maybe that is how they got their name
Once a year the water is let out of the pond (a big lake actually) and the poor stranded beasts meet their Maker
People have plenty of other food now but they still have carp parties

Carp was a year round (Friday) food, and harvested as such. I think that you may be confusing it with Far Eastern commercial farming where discrete ponds are harvested as the inhabitants reach optimum weight.

Carp are omnivores, taking advantage of any and all food sources, including filter feeding by sifting through silt for bloodworm in particular.

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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby Tangled Metal » 13 Oct 2019, 10:30pm

Funny thing about diplomatic immunity. The killer wife of the US spook apparently lost immunity by going home as soon as she went home she put herself in the position of being subject to investigation and potentially extradition to the UK to stand trial.

However, it's likely to be the driving equivalent of manslaughter that she'll be charged with. If found guilty community service perhaps? Although I did hear more recently they've tightened things like this resulting in prison sentences more often. Anyone know for sure? Would they even bother with extradition for such a crime?

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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby landsurfer » 13 Oct 2019, 10:42pm

OK so we're all ok with Halal butchery ?????
As long as the animals don't smell of chlorine ???

And gassing pigs is their own fault as they shouldn't taste of bacon ... :roll:

Anyway .. Diplomatic immunity revoked ... Let's see if she pops over for the trial ...
Oh!!! Latest news ...! ...No she won't be coming over to stand trial for murder .. Greta says her carbon footprint would be too big ... After all she will get off Scott free anyway !!! .. :evil:
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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby landsurfer » 13 Oct 2019, 10:53pm

Latest from the Telegraph .. The family of Harry are flying out to the USA to fulfil a number of media appointments in New York....


Really ?


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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby Bonefishblues » 13 Oct 2019, 11:37pm

landsurfer wrote:Latest from the Telegraph .. The family of Harry are flying out to the USA to fulfil a number of media appointments in New York....


Really ?


Justice .......

By remarkable coincidence there happened to be a camera crew on the same plane as them.

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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby kwackers » 14 Oct 2019, 8:56am

landsurfer wrote:OK so we're all ok with Halal butchery ?????
As long as the animals don't smell of chlorine ???

I'm not (or Kosher).
Not all forms of Halal require the animal to be slaughtered without stunning though - like most religious nonsense it's all down to your interpretation.

landsurfer wrote:And gassing pigs is their own fault as they shouldn't taste of bacon ... :roll:

Gassing with CO2 is just as cruel and should be stopped too.
landsurfer wrote:Anyway .. Diplomatic immunity revoked ... Let's see if she pops over for the trial ...

Harry's family are saying they wont meet with her unless she promises to return.
I'm in two minds here, it could backfire if they look like they're being inflexible but on the other hand I'm sure that a combination of pressure at home and a desire to ease her own conscious is what's driving her desire to meet them anyway.

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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby Vorpal » 14 Oct 2019, 9:06am

landsurfer wrote:OK so we're all ok with Halal butchery ?????
As long as the animals don't smell of chlorine ???


I don't eat meat. I'd rather that no, or at least many fewer animals died to feed humans, but most Halal slaughter includes stunning the animals prior to slaughter. To be Halal, means the animal must be alive and healthy when slaughtered.
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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby kwackers » 14 Oct 2019, 9:13am

Vorpal wrote:the animal must be alive and healthy when slaughtered.

Can you slaughter a dead animal? :lol:

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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby Vorpal » 14 Oct 2019, 9:20am

kwackers wrote:
Vorpal wrote:the animal must be alive and healthy when slaughtered.

Can you slaughter a dead animal? :lol:

:lol: :lol: no, probably not. But sometimes stunning actually kills the animal, which is not permitted according to Islamic law.
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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby Mike Sales » 14 Oct 2019, 10:13am

Growth hormones are fed to milch cows in the USA to increase milk yield. This can lead to lameness and mastitis and is illegal in the EU.
American farmers also use antibiotics to promote growth.
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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby 661-Pete » 14 Oct 2019, 10:42am

Vorpal wrote:
landsurfer wrote:OK so we're all ok with Halal butchery ?????
As long as the animals don't smell of chlorine ???


I don't eat meat. I'd rather that no, or at least many fewer animals died to feed humans, but most Halal slaughter includes stunning the animals prior to slaughter. To be Halal, means the animal must be alive and healthy when slaughtered.
I knew at least one rabbi who (although he never gave an explicit reason) was clearly uneasy about eating Kosher meat, so he and his family became vegetarians. This was back in the 1970s long before veggie became 'fashionable' (and long before I gave up meat). Quite possibly, other Jews and Muslims may have thought likewise.

I was fed kosher meat as a child, but wouldn't eat it now.

My renunciation of meat was based on less ethical lines, I'm afraid. But helping to reduce the carbon footprint of the meat industry? Not much I can do as an individual, but....
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Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Postby mercalia » 14 Oct 2019, 11:40am

Vorpal wrote:
kwackers wrote:
Vorpal wrote:the animal must be alive and healthy when slaughtered.

Can you slaughter a dead animal? :lol:

:lol: :lol: no, probably not. But sometimes stunning actually kills the animal, which is not permitted according to Islamic law.


this is getting way off topic.