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4CA - Queensland's Home for Fake News Led by John "Cueball" Mackenzie

12 June 2012

BIGOT SLIMEBALL MACKENZIE VIOLATES LAW AND CONTINUES RACIAL DIVISIONS BY ALLOWING MARTIN TENNI AIRTIME

After his 30 minute partial-read of the Cairns Post and other newspapers on his show, Cueball MacKenzie had on as his first caller the disHonourable Martin Tenni, Minister for Vilification.


Tenni was all wound up that Warren Entsch attacked the Premier and local member for Cairns, Gavin "Don't Rape Me" King, on his standing by while $38M in CBD rehab funds were stripped from Cairns.  Tenni was mad at ENTSCH.  He screamed that Entsch was a traitor to the LNP, and that he should take up the issue privately and not in public.  Obviously aware that King and Trouty are already looking like fools, he then blurted out:


"I've been down to his (King's) office, and they're working like niggers there".


Stunned that this comment was allowed past the required 7 second delay, we awaited MacKenzie to thank Tenni and hang up.  But after a moment of stunned silence he then proceeded to goad Tenni further, apparently hoping for more illegal comments!


The odd thing for racists is that when they get wound up and start making racial attacks, they clearly don't make any sense.  Does this comment mean that King has been hard-working??  Since Tenni has previously voiced the opinion that all the black residents of Cairns are criminals, wife-beaters, paint-sniffers, and alcoholics, should Gavin King be offended to be lumped in with them?


Or perhaps the black community should be offended that the pollies are "working like niggers?" 


We're confused.


However what we do know for a fact - we don't want to hear the n-word on the radio, from anyone, at anytime.  It's deeply offensive and in this case used as a weapon by an ignorant, stupid, uneducated old man who should realise his generation were abject failures as government in Queensland.


Tenni is a known racist.  He's previously been documented at making other racially-charged comments, but apparently as a former minister in the Joh Reich he's allowed to violate the law with impunity.


But 4CA is not.  


This is clearly racial vilification, a violation of the ACMA code and even more, a violation of the Racial Vilification Law.  This requires that only a member of the aggrieved race can file a complaint for this public vilification.  It's time a member of the Cairns aboriginal community put a stop to this type of public attack.

49 comments:

Anonymous said...

I hope a complaint to the relevant authorities has been sent. Not that much will probably be done, but some indigenous groups may be interested in pursuing it further. Perhaps they could request a copy of the log of the program (which I believe stations still need to keep by law).

Anonymous said...

Ain't it good to see the usual daily anti everything comments from the three LNP supporting musketeers and probable Mckenzie followers -Fuckwit Phil Crockford, Creepy Clem from Koah and Dennis Silverman from the giddy heights of Park Ridge . Lets hope the Cairns Post will one day allow intelligent and educated contributions from both sides of the political spectrum to make these comments worth reading.

Tony Hillier said...

The vile Martin Tenni's presence on the airwaves serves to remind us of an era we all care to forget, the last time a right-wing Queensland government abused the power it was handed by misguided voters. Don't you worry about that!

Ed in Edge Hill said...

Just as appalling was the fact that the next caller was Warren Entsch. Asked if he heard the Tenni comments, he said yes, but said nothing about Tenni's abject racism.

Not calling him on it is as bad as saying it, in my book. Silence speaks volumes, Entschy.

Deslie said...

Entsch would have been in no place to criticise Tenni when just last week, he himself on Maccas show was calling people from the opposition "cancers". That in my opinion is also highly offensive, and Mackenzie did nothing to stem those comments either, rather egged him on too. Poor behaviour from 2 men well and truly old enough to know better. The sooner Mackenzie is off the air and 4CA replace him with a talk back host prepared to actually debate both sides and allow fair right of reply, the better. SHOW MACKENZIE THE DOOR.

Anonymous said...

I take it the saying means, all black people are hard working.

What's wrong with that?

Miss Chief said...

Just wondering if this could/should be referred to Media Watch as well as ACMA. Yes I know MW is a toothless tiger but the more people that know about the calibre of LNP members and supporters, the better.

Jethro Bogan said...

There has been animosity between Entsch and Tenni back to Mareeba days and Entsch's father. Don't know all the details.

Anonymous said...

i find your blog offencive and slanderious, and maybe you should be taken down. You are to guttless to say who you are.

Doug Lassiter said...

Isn't it time to bring pressure on 4CA's advertisers to say enough is enough? This did have a significant effect - though sadly still not terminal - on Vile Kyle Sandilands and his obnoxious program in Sydney. Only when the station starts to feel the effect on its income will they begin to start looking around for another "mouth"- and one hopefully more erudite to tout their advertisers' products and services than the odious Cueball. . any thoughts on this?

As for Anonymous at 17:24...it's not slanderious you knuckle dragger...it's slanderous. Offensive has an "s" not a 'c' and the 'to" before "gutless" needs another 'o' And it would seem that you are just as gutless. Get an alias that reflects your personality - or lack thereof. M.Oron of Boganville perhaps? Just a suggestion.....

Anonymous said...

Good evening Martin.

Anonymous said...

This vile remnant of the Joh fascist regime should be a reminder of what once was and could be again if we are not vigilant.

He has stated, like many others, that he did not know about the corruption of the Joh era. That means he is either lying and was complicit or he was an ignorant and incompetent fool, because it was common knowledge.

What is really shocking is that a shock jock can get away with spreading this sort of nastiness without any ramifications.

Mick said...

And what does not including your name to your comment make you anonymous apart from being yet another illiterate troll? Then again judging by the spelling, writing your name might be a big ask.

Second Anonymous said...

I thought he said he had been to Michael Trout's office and they were working like N......

I think Cueball should be made to apologise. When the 'N' word was spray painted on Curtis Pitt's office the real media outlets that know decency and the law pixellated the word out.

Anonymous said...

Let's not forget that one of the main problem areas in Cairns ,with the highest concentration of public housing outside Brisbane, was created by the very government that this racist, bitter old man was a member of.

We live with the legacy that HE helped create and is now whinging about every time someone gives him some oxygen.

It makes me want to vomit in a brown paper bag...

Anonymous said...

tenni is just a sad old loud mouth no hoper who is of no use to anyone other than frenzie mckenzie to stir crap and certainly of no use to cairns

KitchenSlut said...

I only sometimes listen because of being misled to 4CA by Hillbilly. However, was it just my aged hearing or misunderstanding, or did last week Bill from Brismead make reference to political opponents deserving to die in their front yards?

Anonymous said...

'
Well we voted for redneck, bogan, anti gay, sexist, racist backward policy free political parties. No point complaining now as Cairns is a racsis boghole.

Anonymous said...

why no comment about tenni and his racist rant in the cairns post this morning from pearson and his mob

ruby red dress said...

Pearson is also guilty of duplicity, Anonymous above, that's why. I've been wondering how many kids would have heard the "N" word expressed on air, and then would assume it was safe for them to use it? Mackenzie doesn't give a stuff about the mixed messages his program is sending out. He really is a danger to society itself.

Dean said...

I thinkm it might be time to take blogging about how bad the show is to the next level. An active boycott of any company which advertises on his show. Or even target the main sponsors. I've heard the show only once or twice so I couldn't tell you who they are. But perhaps mentioning who is sponsoring the hate-fest would encourage them to withdraw support until he cleans up his act.
No business wants to be affiliated with racism. They would shudder at the thought. The trick is that there has to be some satisfaction, such as taking down the mentioning of the sponsor if Macca apologises. Don't forget, we the public pay his bills every time we use a service/business advertising on his show. People always have the power, they just have to be willing to wield it.

Mz Elly-May Clambutt said...

Mackenzie has a deeply polarising effect upon the local community. His view of politics is combatant, the goodies versus the baddies. I'm always amused when I hear LNP people slyly claim that "no-one listens to Mackenzie" yet Mackenzie is their chief propagandist. Entsch, King, Trout, Kempton, Manning etc all eagerly appear on his program (and of course don't have to pay either).

Terry Vance said...

The question I have posed in my "Cush over Cairns" is whether or not a shock jock can incite a public riot like the one I have described in "Cairns, a city at war with itself." Readers of my blog say it is possible.

Anonymous said...

You are right Elly-May (about Mackenzie) and Alan Jones has the same polarising effect in NSW and now that he can be heard here in Cairns he does nothing to raise the IQ of the listening public. I well remember his huge support of the "Joh For PM" campaign, a prospect that most thinking Australians regarded as a complete joke. Jones' actions during the Cronulla riots were never properly investigated- again showing the power this man held over the media. Wouldn't it be great to have a "lefty" as a Shock Jock!

Anonymous said...

Terry -yes it happened in Perth with thousands turning up in city square to support the local shock jock's call for action on Aboriginal youth crime -I remember him saying he was terrified when he saw the huge crowd. (I think his name was Saddler -someone out there will know!)

Mz Elly-May Clambutt said...

Anonymous, I'd like to see a radio talk-back host NOT be a "shock jock". I would like to see fair minded, ethical facilitating of debate on issues. I would like to hear a radio host say, "All right listeners out there, I want as many different opinions on this issue as I can find. Keep it polite and no personal abuse."

Terry Vance said...

Sheeeesh, Anonymous, above, I didn't know that. I will do some research and see if I can find something. Readers of my blog commented at the time on the role Alan Jones played in inciting the Cronulla Riots and American readers echoed similar incidents.
Thanks for the info!

Dean said...

Elly May.

We'd all like that, but just ask NewsCorp, GE or Fairfax and they'll tell you that fair and balanced doesn't make money. But more than that (and this is where GE is important) wars sell lots of papers and get people to watch the TV. There is an inherent value for media companies to incite conflict. GE (owners of NBC and manufacturers of cruise missiles) take the cake with their NBC news coverage of wars showing only glowing patriotic imagery.

Shock jocks need to take small news items and blow them up into items the public can scream about to generate hype which sells papers. Cairns is great for it because there's lots of media in a very small town. The CEP would make bugger all difference to the lives of the majority of Cairns residents, in rates and in amenity, but it's made plenty of headlines and therefore sold plenty of papers and airtime.


The media has realised polarisation is the best way to make money. I wouldn't worry about it though. Print media is being read the last rites and the only people who listen to the radio are the infirm, which why they've all shifted to the right. The majority are not buying papers and switching off the radio and TV news and turning to the net which will only continue. The NBN will be the end of Print and radio media when I can stream any radio station or program from around the world live. When I'm old and infirm, I won't be listening to the AM dial, i'll be streaming the Euro replay live and taking in a concert from Cuba all at the click of a button.

Anonymous said...

Google "Howard Sattler aboriginals" for Perth shock jock stuff.

Anonymous said...

I would like to see a qualified person do a psychoanalysis of Jones re his constant bad mouthing Julia Gillard. He just doesn't let up. The man is obsessed and it is scandalous that he gets away with it. On the other hand Abbott does nothing wrong yet he makes the biggest gaffes of any politician today but no comment from Jones.

Dean said...

Jones's listeners are all dyed in the wool Liberal voters anyway. He spouts that garbage because it's what his listeners want to hear. That it's complete garbage is beyond the scope of understanding of the geriatrics who listen. They were educated at a time when banking was done at the bank in person, AM radio was cutting edge and nobody went to University and far fewer travelled outside Australia. They're the lost generation (educationally speaking).

Anonymous said...

Well, Jones did travel overseas and was caught with his pants down in a public toilet in London... Does he have closet issues ?

Why are the likes of Tenni and Tones so angry and bitter about everything all the time ? They must be very unhappy human beings.

Australia is the envy of the Western world, yet the likes of Jones and McKenzie makes out as if we are about to slide into an abyss. Day in, day out it is the same relentless message. This sort of brain washing of the uninformed should be illegal.

I can't stand more than a few seconds of his earsplitting, mind numbing dribble, before I become physically ill.

Quick, someone, a brown paper bag please...

Jethro Bogan said...

I was stunned to see a small radio wobble and fall off a benchtop when Jones was in the middle of an ear splitting rant about something. The man sounds demented to be quite frank.

Jethro Bogan said...

I was stunned to see a small radio wobble and fall off a benchtop when Jones was in the middle of an ear splitting rant about something. The man sounds demented to be quite frank.

Big Al said...

Irrelevant to the conversation I guess, but Tenni's image has the look of someone I've seen in old footage of the Nuremberg trials. But then again, perhaps there's a particular look to racist bigots.

Anonymous said...

I agree Jethro. He sounds a lot like someone with alzheimer's who sits and shouts and yells and rants about something which happened yonks ago that no-one knows about. Not sane.

Whale Oil beef Hooked! said...

Wot a one sided blog this is, Mick Glennie.
All you publish is sympo sympo pathetic alias's responses.
You consistently not publish any of my rebuffs.
And don't bother denying it!
I bet this post gets the flick as well!

Whale Oil Beef Hooked

Mz Elly-May Clambutt said...

Awwww Whale Oil beef hooked, no need to feel all alone and friendless in the big bad world. Our hearts bleed for you. Mick has included your whinge. Happy now!

Doug Lassiter said...

Dean
Boy you sure make some ludicrous statements....only the infirm listen to the radio? Really. You're also good at name-calling. Uneducated "geriatrics" you say are the people who listen to Jones & Mackenzie......I don't recall seeing many, if any," geriatrics" at the Jones-ignited Cronulla riots. Be careful how you characterise people Dean - at the moment you're falling into the same one-size-fits-all style of denigration as Mr.Tenni.

Anonymous said...

Good point, Doug Lassiter, from memory those ugly hate filled faces I saw at the Cronulla riots were mostly young faces. I can't recall seeing any middle aged or elderly ones at all.

Anonymous said...

ahhhh Mick Glennie of Edgehill,i remenber your rant on the radio, wow Cairns is a small place, and its getting smaller.

jim-bob snr. said...

Saw where that other peddler of polarisation and hate, Andrew Bolt, is having his column appear in The Cairns Post. Another shock jock spewing hatred for the impressionable to suck up. Its like steadily stoking up a fire, isn't it? Putting more and more tinder on, fanning it in between pieces, taking your time, because you know the flames will appear soon after the smoking begins. Yeah, little fires have already burst out in the Australian community, one in Perth and one in Cronulla. It's only a matter of time before the big bush fire starts I reckon. Those of us who can still use reason and who can navigate our way through rhetoric to find truth won't be able to do a thing. Terry Vance mate, I read your blog and read "in between the lines" as it was intended. Not bad for an amateur,but I wouldn't compare it with Ben Elton. You obviously know the answer to your question.

Jed Clambutt said...

You heard Mick Glennie, Anonymous? Really? Please enlighten us. C'mon. c'mon, have another beer. Pray do tell all. C'mon.

Hunter said...

I find it quite funny that you are all here spouting on about the use of racist remarks on radio and the sensational use of comment to get effective audience participation. Hasn't HBW been built on the production of sensationalized crap for years now with little knowledge of the facts,the constant bending of the truth to match the reality of the days need to feel my minority views are being aired. Just because you are online and Macca's on the air are you not of the same ilk...oops no HBW is very different, hidden behind the secrecy of the internet without real repercussions against your misguided views. Maybe you could get an internet radio show and air the same views you do on HBW and see how long before you meet the powers of regulation.

ruby red dress said...

Hunter, in all the time I have been reading and contributing to Hillbilly Watch, I have never encountered the racist, sexist commentary that features so predominantly on the Mackenzie Show. I disagree with you. HBW is a very very different forum.

Anonymous said...

Hunter, what is your problem exactly? Do you read all the comments posted here? Recently there were some highly incisive comments made about the political standing in a majority Parliament of our new representatives. More intelligent commentary followed about the workings of a majority Parliament. Great stuff, Hunter. Objective political analysis which you won't find on the Mackenzie program. No, no-one during those discussions took personal shots at the MPs, rather it was purely objective analysis of where they stood in the Parliament.
This is what attracts me to the blog.

Dean said...

Replace the word only with mostly.

Alan Jones wasn't responsible for the riots, but he did try to stoke the fire. Those children attended because of SMS and other social media networks which went virally around the Sydney area. No adolescents were sitting around listening to Alan Jones and decided to go to Cronulla.

It's a common misconception amongst humans to assume most people are like them. i.e. people who listen and are influenced by Alan Jones also assume others listen and are influenced by Alan Jones.

Alan Jones has a market share of around 15% in Sydney. For 18-24 yr olds it's 1.8%, for 25-39 it's 4.1%, for 40-54 it's 11.2%, for 55-64 it's 18.1% and for 65+ it's 31.3%.

The numbers are clear (in Sydney) mostly geriatrics and the infirm listen to Alan Jones' station. Those are just facts, I know you probably can't understand them. After years of listening to Alan Jones or Mackenzie I'd have forgotten what a fact was too.

Do you at least see how it works. You make an inflammatory statement, but then you're supposed to use facts to back it up (though your argument should still overstate the facts, it is an internet commment section after all). Now you try to use a fact for your argument. It won't hurt.

Anonymous said...

Never forget that Mackenzie is the mouthpiece for the local LNP. He provides a free open door to any LNP politician to appear on his program whenever and for as long as they like. I have overheard LNP people scoffing that "oh, no-one listens to John Mackenzie", so why does Entsch, King and Manning monopolise his crap show??

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