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Australian white nationalist group tried to recruit alleged Christchurch gunman - report | Newshub…
1) The grp is 'The Lads Society' (TLS), a fascist cadre org est by ex-United Patriots Front (UPF) members Tom Sewell, Blair Cottrell & James Buckle (among others); TLS is in essence what UPF became after @Facebook unpublished the group's page in MAY 2017. #auspol #FCKNZS
2) UPF after Reclaim Australia/UPF rally, NOV 2015. L to R : Sewell, Linden Watson, Cottrell, Chris Shortis (Australia First Party), James Buckle. All remain politically active. (In MAR 2019, LW painted over #eggboy mural in Hosier Lane, Melbourne.) #Christchurch
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I feel like now, in a post- #eggboy world is a good time to push my ideas regarding how effective public humiliation/mockery can be, and I’m going to in Discordian terms. The Principia Discordia has the Law of Eristic Escalation: imposition of order= escalation of disorder.
Basically the harder you crack down on people the worse the backlash is when it comes, more or less. Thing is, you can apply this on a small scale too. So, for example, the more stern and seriously someone takes themselves, the more damaging it is to make them look foolish.
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The reason #eggboy’s protest has struck such a cord is that it cuts to the heart of white supremacy: a sense of inadequacy and a fear of humiliation.
They dress their fear as tough guy bravado, as anger, even as comedy shitposting, but scratch the surface and fear and inadequacy is all that’s there.
These racists feel humiliated and emasculated by the world around them. They blame feminist women who don’t want them, gays who they feel threaten their own masculinity, Asians buying houses they can’t afford, “enclaves” with strong communities.
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To the bloke’s saying, “You can’t blame Anning for hitting that kid, it was automatic self-defense”: What if #eggboy was #egggirl? Cos applying your logic, presumably you also think it’d be fine to hit a teenage girl & have your mates choke hold her. Yeah?
What if it were #eggboy was 15? 13? 8 yrs old? If Anning’s reaction was a totally defensible unconscious response, then smacking a child would also be fine, cos your adrenaline was up. Right?
What if instead of #eggboy, it was #yellowstickynoteboy, and instead of egging him, he slapped a yellow sticky note on Anning’s back saying “Hello, I’m fascist Fraser, I don’t read much books”, and it gave poor Fraser a fright? Would you say the kid should get hit for that?
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1) Hey it's time for me to goto bed, but one final thing inre #eggboy/#eggboi. As noted, neo-#Nazi Neil Erikson was one of the 5 or 6 men who, er, restrained the teen; Erikson has criminal convictions for antisemitic (FEB 2014) & anti-Muslim (SEP 2017) actions.
2) Perhaps in order to complete the trifecta, last year (MAY 2018) he was also charged w disrupting a church service -- which involved him & some of his thuggish mates invading Gosford church & scaring some elderly parishoners.
3) He's due back in Melbourne Magistrates' Court on MAY 13 to face charges of riot/assault/affray stemming from the Melbourne date of the DEC 2017 Milo Yiannopoulos tour; joining him in court on same will be his sidekick Ricky Turner & old nazi chum Richard Whelan.
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One thing you don't see in the short #eggboy clips—Annang's supporters put him in a chokehold and left him in one while he was incapacitated on the ground. One casually kicked him in the guts while he was restrained.
Sorry—Anning. Fraser Anning.
Here's close-up video of the kid being choked and threatened while entirely passive.
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I came out against punching Nazis ages ago. Hitting someone with an egg counts as assault, too. But, yeah, Fraser Anning just did a Prescott. He got egged, took a moment to size up his attacker (a teen), THEN let fly. That's not self-defence; it's revenge.…
That pile-on and choke-hold by his supporters came across as a bit punitive too, it must be said. I expect later we will hear that Fraser was genuinely in fear of his life because of all the extremists about lately. They do like their projection. #FraserAnning #eggboy #eggteen
Note the teenager in the black t-shirt and blue shorts who kicks '#eggboy' while he is being held down by three men (before kneeling down for a close-up of his face while he is being held to the ground in a choke-hold). That is assault, too.
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At Anning's rally today in Melbourne a supporter of his noted the Christchurch shooter was a 28-year-old and one of the "younger generation taking up the fight". Anning responded by saying the shooter was "a little on the crazy side, but yeah."… @theage
Anning railed against what he said are the three biggest threats to Australia: "Black African immigration ... Muslim immigration ... and Chinese buying our land". Neil Erikson and Blair Cotrell were in the crowd with Andrew Nolch, who defaced the Eurydice Dixon memorial @theage
Anning said he was weeks away from registering his own political party. "Where we're wining is on social media ... share as much as you can ... we can win seats on social media." @theage
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