Darkies, Pakies, Pikeys and the thin skinned to lose an ally?

#1
My attention grabbing header aside, I say good riddance. On the whole it was just a money spinner for people who don't deserve it.

Equality and Human Rights Commission 'should be cut' - Telegraph


Equality and Human Rights Commission 'should be cut'
The Equality and Human Rights Commission wastes millions of pounds of taxpayers' money on "slighting" British society and should be abolished, a report claims.


7:14AM BST 08 Aug 2011


The watchdog, which is led by Trevor Phillips, promotes a culture of "false and petty" complaints about injustice, claims the think tank Civitas.


The commission contributes "very little" to creating a fairer society, it says.
Senior figures, including Mr Phillips, the commission's chairman, earn up to £500 a day, while the organisation is dogged by concerns over poor accounting.
The report says it is accused of wasting £2million on unauthorised pay rises and a failed website.
Theresa May, the Home Secretary, has ordered a review to decide its future.The Civitas study, written by Jon Gower Davies, an academic specialising in sociology and religion, called for the quango to be closed. It condemned the commission for preaching an endless series of ''false and petty demands about 'injustice' ''.
Britain is "fair enough for most purposes" and for most people who want to live in this country, the study says.
The commission "should be abolished" and its budget spent on practical measures to address inequality.
Mark Hammond, the commission's chief executive, defended the watchdog.
"There are many reasons why people experience different levels of prosperity, health and happiness," he said. "But in some cases this can be because of discrimination and unfairness."
 
#2
Paki doesnt have a E in..its Pakis or Pakiz.
 
#3
#4
This stupid and expensive quango should be axed together with many more equally stupid and expensive quangos.

Headline on today's Daily Express says this quango is for the chop.
 
#5
One of many waste of space qangos that are there to give high paying positions of influence to Labour luvvies who are totally incapable of earning a penny in the private sector.

Scrap the CRE forthwith and take the axe to other qangos as well.

Hard-working taxpayers have subsidised socialist(and in some cases anti-British communist) wasters for far too long.
 

TheIronDuke

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Book Reviewer
#7
Remember the much trumpeted Bonfire of the Quangos that the ConDems spouted about? According to the S. Times yesterday salaries for Quango officers have shot up under Call-Me-Dave. Scrap the lot would get my vote, unelected tosspots.

One hates to be pedantic, but the remit of the H&ERC is Creating a Fairer Britain. So I doubt they give a toss about Pakistanis. But if it lets you say Pakis in school? Tee Hee. What larks, eh?
 
#8
Its actually Pakistanis in this PC world.
That often makes me wonder why this should be regarded as offensive.

After all, we talk about the Kazakh people, living in Kazakhstan, Tadzhik's from Tadzhiksistan, etc.

I'm led to believe that the "Stan" part just means "Land of" and therefore that Pak/is would be be correct usage for describing those people from Pakistan.

Just musing y'understand
 
#10
A mate of mine, who happens to be of the brown-skinned Allah bothering persuasion, signed off his last e-mail to me with "ur paki friend". I'm more offended by his piss-poor grammar and spelling than by his use of the word 'Paki' to describe himself. He knows that 'Paki' is nothing more than a contraction of 'Pakistani'.
 
#12
That often makes me wonder why this should be regarded as offensive.

After all, we talk about the Kazakh people, living in Kazakhstan, Tadzhik's from Tadzhiksistan, etc.

I'm led to believe that the "Stan" part just means "Land of" and therefore that Pak/is would be be correct usage for describing those people from Pakistan.

Just musing y'understand
I too wonder why it is offensive. As you so rightly say Paki should be the correct usage. After all, Afghans prefer to be called Afghans, rather then Afghanistan or Afghani (as that is their currency and no ****** wants to be named after a shite currency), British people are called Brits so it goes that people from Pakistan are Pakis. However, people of Islam are easily offended...look how upset they were when Apple put a cube shop in New York and now they are upset about MECCA bingo. I just wonder if they are permanently on the blob.
 
#14
On a side note,the origins of the name Pakistan is QI.
From Wikipedia........
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Pakistan:
The Cambridge student and Muslim nationalist Choudhary Rahmat Ali coined this name. He devised the word and first published it on 28 January 1933 in the pamphlet "Now or Never". He constructed the name as an acronym of the different states/homelands/regions, which broke down into: P=Punjab, A=Afghania (Ali's preferred name for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), K=Kashmir, S=Sindh and the suffix -stan from Balochistan, thus forming "Pakstan". An "i" intruded later to ease pronunciation. The suffix -stan in Persian means "home of" and in Sanskrit means "place". Rahmat Ali later expanded upon this in his 1947 book Pakistan: the Fatherland of the Pak Nation. In that book he explains the acronym as follows: P=Punjab, A=Afghania, K=Kashmir, I=Indus Valley, S=Sindh, T=Turkharistan (roughly the modern central-Asian states), A=Afghanistan and N=BalochistaN. The Persian word پاک pāk, which means "pure", adds another shade of meaning, with the full name thus meaning "land of the pure". Many Central and South Asian states and regions end with the element -Stan, such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Baluchistan, Kurdistan and Turkistan. This Stan is formed from the Iranian root *STA "to stand, stay," and means "place (where one stays), home, country." Use of the name gradually spread during the successful campaign for the seccesion of a Muslim state from British India Empire.
 
#16
It's a headline and it won't happen. There are too many with a vested interest in keeping it going. Where are all those employed going to find another non-job on a wacking great salary for doing nothing else but find offense where there isn't any, or throwing money in support of gays suing hoteliers? They are protcted and as most of those employed by CRE are non-white it isn't going to look very good if they all get the chop. Not going to happen - if anything they'll probably expand!
 
#17
I too wonder why it is offensive. As you so rightly say Paki should be the correct usage. After all, Afghans prefer to be called Afghans, rather then Afghanistan or Afghani (as that is their currency and no ****** wants to be named after a shite currency), British people are called Brits so it goes that people from Pakistan are Pakis. However, people of Islam are easily offended...look how upset they were when Apple put a cube shop in New York and now they are upset about MECCA bingo. I just wonder if they are permanently on the blob.
Perhaps it isn't offensive until you add **** or similar?
 
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trowel

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#18
Perhaps it isn't offensive until you add **** or similar?
Is it offensive if they are indeed both Paki and a ****? Having met quite a few who match and deserve the description, er, come to think of it ,I don`t actually care if the twats are offended or not.
 
#19
Is it offensive if they are indeed both Paki and a ****? Having met quite a few who match and deserve the description, er, come to think of it ,I don`t actually care if the twats are offended or not.
I wouldn't paint in quite such broad strokes, but without doubt many are, as are many white honkeys.

However, it isn't racist for a non white person to call a white person a white fuckpig or honkey ****, or anything they like really. Not that I could give a **** anyway.
 
#20
A mate of mine, who happens to be of the brown-skinned Allah bothering persuasion, signed off his last e-mail to me with "ur paki friend". I'm more offended by his piss-poor grammar and spelling than by his use of the word 'Paki' to describe himself. He knows that 'Paki' is nothing more than a contraction of 'Pakistani'.
AS I've related on here before, having worked in the Middle East with Pakistani colleagues, they all referrerred to themselves as "Pakis". It's like me being called a "Brit". Hardly an insult in my eyes.

Moving on to the CRE or whatever it's called this week, it may have had some purpose forty years ago but it has spawned a "Racism Industry" that does nobody any favours.
 

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