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« on: September 26, 2017, 06:24:35 AM »

Saw this on Brian's facebook site:

13-year-old guitarist from Kabul invited to meet Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson in Costa Mesa, but she’s been denied U.S. visa

http://www.ocregister.com/2017/09/25/13-year-old-guitarist-from-kabul-invited-to-meet-beach-boys-brian-wilson-but-shes-been-turned-down-twice-for-u-s-visa/
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2017, 06:40:04 AM »

Following my initial angry outburst (wisely deleted), I just feel incredibly sad that things have come this far...   
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« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2017, 07:47:02 AM »

That's just really sad.
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« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2017, 07:53:38 AM »

I read Brian's FB post shortly after it went online. I was shocked by some of the comments, actually wishing ill for Brian for inviting the girl. Those comments have since been deleted. But most of the comments there are negative.
Ultimately the only way to bring peace is to engage in bridge building between different cultures. Bless Brian and Melinda for the gesture.
Probably the only way they can meet is to go to a neutral country that both can get to without problems. Perhaps the reason they wanted her to go to California was so that she could meet the Wilson family and have a nice California experience.
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« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2017, 08:01:44 AM »

Just so damn mean spirited..... Cry
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« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2017, 03:43:43 PM »

People get denied visas all the time. I'm sure requests to meet Brian get denied all the time. Cheap political piece.
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« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2017, 04:45:10 PM »

This is the same girl from the video posted last month.
http://smileysmile.net/board/index.php/topic,25412.msg618184.html#msg618184
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« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2017, 06:43:54 PM »

People get denied visas all the time. I'm sure requests to meet Brian get denied all the time. Cheap political piece.
Way to be a team player champ.  How would you feel if you were in a foreign land, thought you had the chance to meet Brian Wilson, and then found out you couldn't meet him because some randos in the White House decided that you were too much of a risk to fly to California?
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« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2017, 06:48:50 PM »

People get denied visas all the time. I'm sure requests to meet Brian get denied all the time. Cheap political piece.
Way to be a team player champ.  How would you feel if you were in a foreign land, thought you had the chance to meet Brian Wilson, and then found out you couldn't meet him because some randos in the White House decided that you were too much of a risk to fly to California?


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« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2017, 07:04:09 PM »

Nah, we you Billy!
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« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2017, 07:15:34 PM »

People get denied visas all the time. I'm sure requests to meet Brian get denied all the time. Cheap political piece.

I'm unclear. Are you saying it's a good thing the visa was denied in this case?
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« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2017, 07:28:45 PM »

There's a difference between being political and showing some basic human decency..


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« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2017, 08:13:23 PM »

The cynic in me says things would be different if she was a swimsuit model.  Wink

Seriously though, what Brian needs is a direct link to Trump.

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« Reply #13 on: September 28, 2017, 09:05:19 AM »

I'm sure requests to meet Brian get denied all the time. Cheap political piece.


This was no request to visit Brian but an invitation by him and Melinda.
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« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2017, 12:18:41 PM »

People get denied visas all the time. I'm sure requests to meet Brian get denied all the time. Cheap political piece.
Way to be a team player champ.  How would you feel if you were in a foreign land, thought you had the chance to meet Brian Wilson, and then found out you couldn't meet him because some randos in the White House decided that you were too much of a risk to fly to California?


Exactly.
Well, probably not to happy. So because I want to do something the laws should be bent to accommodate me? You disagree with a point and have to add name calling as well. Sad.
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« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2017, 01:27:11 PM »

Well, probably not to happy. So because I want to do something the laws should be bent to accommodate me? You disagree with a point and have to add name calling as well. Sad.
I only added "champ" to emphasize the point that I think you were in the minority opinion on this one, I did not mean to personally insult you.  Sorry.

As for your point of having the laws bent to accommodate you/me, I guess we have to agree to disagree with that.  I will ask, do you at least sympathize/empathize with the young lady in the article?
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« Reply #16 on: September 28, 2017, 01:46:40 PM »

Well, probably not to happy. So because I want to do something the laws should be bent to accommodate me? You disagree with a point and have to add name calling as well. Sad.
I only added "champ" to emphasize the point that I think you were in the minority opinion on this one, I did not mean to personally insult you.  Sorry.

As for your point of having the laws bent to accommodate you/me, I guess we have to agree to disagree with that.  I will ask, do you at least sympathize/empathize with the young lady in the article?
Oh, I was just barking at you. I guess champ isn't such a bad name. I guess I could sympathize with the girl wanting to meet Brian. How about that! An almost civil exchange!!!
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« Reply #17 on: September 28, 2017, 02:08:37 PM »

Scandalous. Not only for the visa thing (which to some extent can be understood given circumstances I'm not familiar with), however when alleged Beach Boys fans who allegedly support Brian Wilson and most likely sing along to the song "Love and Mercy" at his concerts, when they take to threatening Brian or his invited guest, then they are the scum of this Earth.


And we all know they voted Trump. Despicable, racist, mouth-breathing imbeciles and dotards the whole lot of them.
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« Reply #18 on: September 28, 2017, 02:19:37 PM »

People get denied visas all the time. I'm sure requests to meet Brian get denied all the time. Cheap political piece.

Nail on the head
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« Reply #19 on: September 28, 2017, 04:13:14 PM »

Scandalous. Not only for the visa thing (which to some extent can be understood given circumstances I'm not familiar with), however when alleged Beach Boys fans who allegedly support Brian Wilson and most likely sing along to the song "Love and Mercy" at his concerts, when they take to threatening Brian or his invited guest, then they are the scum of this Earth.


And we all know they voted Trump. Despicable, racist, mouth-breathing imbeciles and dotards the whole lot of them.
Not sure I get your post's meaning but but calling people racist without evidence loses you the argument.
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« Reply #20 on: September 28, 2017, 05:26:06 PM »

just been reading that comments thread on Brian's facebook.  Angry Angry

Bang goes the theory that it's only Mike's side of the fans that includes bigots.  Cry

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« Reply #21 on: September 28, 2017, 07:18:31 PM »

Scandalous. Not only for the visa thing (which to some extent can be understood given circumstances I'm not familiar with), however when alleged Beach Boys fans who allegedly support Brian Wilson and most likely sing along to the song "Love and Mercy" at his concerts, when they take to threatening Brian or his invited guest, then they are the scum of this Earth.


And we all know they voted Trump. Despicable, racist, mouth-breathing imbeciles and dotards the whole lot of them.
Not sure I get your post's meaning but but calling people racist without evidence loses you the argument.

Yeah. Just because they voted for a racist who has racists in his cabinet doesn't meant that THEY are racists! Actually I'm only half joking as I do know people who voted for him that aren't racist,  but it's hard not to lump everybody together when they support the KKK -endorsed president

But this just veered into sandbox territory. ...
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« Reply #22 on: September 28, 2017, 07:25:51 PM »

just been reading that comments thread on Brian's facebook.  Angry Angry

Bang goes the theory that it's only Mike's side of the fans that includes bigots.  Cry



Yeah I saw some of that and got so angry I threw my phone down. I thought I broke it but it's working, so what the sh*t, right?

I'm a tolerant person, but I am VERY prejudiced. ..can't stand racists or homophobes,  or child molesters for that matter. I'd string 'em up and beat the holy hell out of them. Oh, someone committed a hate crime? Let me at them, I'll show them what hate really is.

Oh, and I'm not too fond of cockroaches,  either. Or Andrew Doe...guess that's the same thing,  though.

But yeah, other than that, I'm tolerant.
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« Reply #23 on: September 28, 2017, 07:27:48 PM »

Some choice comments from Brian's Facebook page.

"WHY DAM GUYS she a terrorist , that gittar is loaded with c-4 and a timed detonater just waiting for a lonely service man to touch it off , next line of crap please"

"What if this girl is simply a terror plot to kill Brian Wilson? I'm sorry, but I'm not sure if people from Kabul use "Love & Mercy" as inspirational music. I'm not political, but at the same time I don't buy this."

"Sorry. Maybe later. Or hes rich he can go there. PS this is a bs agenda as its the same plan as Obama."

"sure let her come visit... so her parents can blow up an airport or a train station"

But this isn't about racism at all, right?
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« Reply #24 on: September 28, 2017, 07:29:35 PM »

Some choice comments from Brian's Facebook page.

"WHY DAM GUYS she a terrorist , that gittar is loaded with c-4 and a timed detonater just waiting for a lonely service man to touch it off , next line of crap please"

"What if this girl is simply a terror plot to kill Brian Wilson? I'm sorry, but I'm not sure if people from Kabul use "Love & Mercy" as inspirational music. I'm not political, but at the same time I don't buy this."

"Sorry. Maybe later. Or hes rich he can go there. PS this is a bs agenda as its the same plan as Obama."

"sure let her come visit... so her parents can blow up an airport or a train station"

But this isn't about racism at all, right?

Fucking hell.


I think this is going to be a Sandbox thread soon, but the people that posted those comments have a special spot in hell waiting for them.
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