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Camaban
The Overseer
Wed Mar 20 23:41:21
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/italy-driver-sets-school-bus-full-of-children-alight-to-protest-migrant-drownings

Italy driver sets school bus full of children alight to protest migrant drownings

A driver who set alight a bus full of schoolchildren on the outskirts of Milan was apparently protesting against migrant drownings in the Mediterranean.

A bus full of schoolchildren has been hijacked and set on fire by its own driver in an apparent protest against migrant drownings in the Mediterranean.

All 51 children managed to escape unhurt before the bus was engulfed in flames on the outskirts of Milan, Italy's business capital.

Police named the driver as Ousseynou Sy, a 47-year-old Italian citizen of Senegalese origin.

Police spokesman Marco Palmieri said Sy told police he shouted, "stop the deaths at sea, I'll carry out a massacre".

A video posted on Italian news sites on Wednesday showed the driver ramming the bus into cars on a provincial highway before the fire took hold.

Children can be seen running away from the vehicle screaming and shouting "escape".

One of the children told reporters that the driver had threatened to pour petrol over them and set them alight.

One of the group managed to call police, who rushed to the scene and broke the bus windows to get everyone to safety.

Palmieri said some children were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure because they had bruises or were in a state of shock, but none suffered serious injuries.

An unnamed girl was also quoted as saying that Sy blamed Deputy Prime Ministers Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio for the deaths of African migrants at sea.

The United Nations estimates that some 2297 migrants drowned or went missing in the Mediterranean in 2018 as they tried to reach Europe.
smart dude
Member
Thu Mar 21 04:47:29
Seb supports this.
Pillz
Member
Thu Mar 21 05:24:35
More crimes by white men!
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 05:31:26
Do you think crimes by white men are hard to find?
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 05:33:42
Here are some:

http://en....s_in_the_United_States_in_2019

Knock yourself out sorting by race.
Paramount
Member
Thu Mar 21 05:44:15
If the children had guns then they could have stopped this from happening. No one would have dared to attack a bus full of them.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 05:57:35
Add the bus would have had a lot more room if the children were habitually given guns.
Rugian
Member
Thu Mar 21 06:07:35
Paramount / jergul,

You both seem confused on the question of which side of the political aisle supports giving constitutional rights and responsibilities to children.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 06:09:23
Ruggy
What side? The rabid right wingers, or the GOP to the right of them?
Rugian
Member
Thu Mar 21 06:17:17
You misspelled leftwingers.

Anyway though, it just occurred to me that there is a possibility that you were both being serious right now (modern leftist policies are so laughably insane it's hard to tell serious from satire).

In that case, I would point out that it would be irresponsible to entrust children with unrestricted use of firearms. Just as it would be irresponsible to entrust children to determine national policy on issues such as gun rights or climate change or giving them the right to vote.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 06:23:04
Ruggy
And yet, you elected a child president.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 06:24:00
Or rather, you voted for an electorate that chose to cast its votes in a manner that made a child president.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 06:26:55
Though you do realize that I pointed to child mortality issues as an effect of habitually arming children?
Rugian
Member
Thu Mar 21 06:33:08
jergul,

Haters gon' hate. Making America great again is always going to have its detractors.

I figured the prospective reduction in children was seen as a positive in your eyes, given your advocacy of human population reduction.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 06:48:37
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 06:57:02
Ruggy
I advocate civilized reproduction rates as seen in modern post-industrial democracies.

It ultimately is an argument for more humans. By increasing the timeframe instead of the density.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 06:59:55
The argument should actually appeal to whatever market entusiasm remains with you.

If you want humans to have inherent value, then it would be helpful if the supply was less than the demand.
Forwyn
Member
Thu Mar 21 11:23:34
Then why artificially increase supply with Africans and Muslims?
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 21 12:36:44
Forwyn
Ruggy would definitely not appreciate relevant scale - which is global.

I am certainly in favour of African and Muslim countries becoming modern, post-industrial democracies and accepting the civilized reproduction rates that seem to follow.
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