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MadvertsJun. 17, 2013 - 12:19AM JST
"Quite the mentality."
Socialism does tend to breed a lot of envy.
It's quite possible they were just drunken idiots though and it was just a case of wrong place wrong time.
The incident occurred in the county of les Landes not the Gironde (Bordeaux county) the reports are inaccurate.
Posted in: Outrage over attack on Chinese students in France
MadvertsJun. 12, 2013 - 01:51AM JST
"Have your family send you a wire transfer to your Japanese bank. Then compare that to your metadata."
Exactly. Even transferring paltry sums from four figures upwards within EU countries involves scandalous official scrutiny with only slightly less personal intrusion than a rectal examination.
The US has been listening to everyone and everything since the end of WW2 - this is hardly news to most of us. Seriously people, you're happy with the likes of Google and Facebook storing and/or fondling your files but not the US government?
Is there much difference?
Posted in: U.S. whistleblower drops out of sight in Hong Kong as legal battles loom
MadvertsJun. 11, 2013 - 04:10PM JST
Well, Ecuador does have an embassy in Hong Kong.
MadvertsMay. 11, 2013 - 03:58PM JST
"I'm sure he'll go home with the prisoner."
Sounds like a good supposition. Hope so for the prisoner anyhoo, 15 years hard graft sounded a bit steep on the fella....
Posted in: Dennis Rodman says he is heading back to N Korea
MadvertsMay. 11, 2013 - 03:55PM JST
Heh, you've got to love the sound of the irrelevant screaming from the wilderness...
... and God bless the tea party for keeping them there.
Posted in: U.S. tax authorities admit Tea Party scrutiny
MadvertsMay. 11, 2013 - 03:26AM JST
Well if the radical islamists can rant and rave falsehoods about the Jews, then surely for impartiality sake we accept radical Jews ranting and raving their hatred and nonsense in return....
...and number 1 reason why this miserable conflict is eternal.
Posted in: Palestinian anger as Israel OKs 300 new settler homes
MadvertsApr. 30, 2013 - 08:52PM JST
"men raping women and child like beasts?"
Animals don't behave in this manner, only sick human beings do such horrific things. Along with genocide and ethnic cleansing and anything else you might want to add to the long list of greatest hits of atrocities as a species...
What's worse is we claim to be evolved.
Posted in: 4-year-old Indian girl dies after rape attack
MadvertsApr. 26, 2013 - 07:38PM JST
Agreed Bass, Leftist Obammunist lovers of Marxism just hate hard facts on the greatness of W's presidency;
Iraq disarmed and freed with 9/11 co-planner Saddam finding Texan justice at the end of a rope. Burkha's off the woman in Afghanistan and as much freedom as they can eat. Bin Laden dead or alive. Glorious tax cuts despite the tanking economy left by Clintoon. I mean let's inject some reality here - we're talking about a prez so cool he even refused to let an natural disaster such as Hurricane Katrina ruin his holiday....
An let us not forget that President Bush's historic speeches at various Republican conventions are widely credited for electing President McCain, and sweeping President Romney to power in what was a robust Electoral College landslide. Only a truly great ex-president has that kind of clout.
Posted in: Obama, ex-presidents praise 'resolute' Bush at library opening
MadvertsApr. 26, 2013 - 04:42PM JST
It's a shame Bush couldn't display in office the decency he has out if office. He's the one and only Republican as far as I can see that hasn't been furiously working against Obama since his election.
MadvertsApr. 26, 2013 - 04:36PM JST
It's beyond me why the media are giving this woman airtime to voice what are nothing more than conspiracy theories. There is no sane reason to think otherwise.
The only winners from this unspeakable act are in fact the media themselves, who continue to milk it daily. Time to vive it a rest IMO.
Posted in: Boston suspects planned Times Square attack: NY mayor
MadvertsApr. 26, 2013 - 04:25PM JST
Anyone without a dumbass anti American viewpoint can understand why nobody is keen to get involved in this particular quagmire ....
If anyone should be getting the damned if you do/don't flak it should be the Russians.
Posted in: U.S. says Syria likely used chemical weapons against rebels
MadvertsApr. 26, 2013 - 04:04PM JST
China is probably the best place to hide when your government has just broken the all time unemployment record....
Posted in: China welcomes French president with Airbus deal
MadvertsApr. 26, 2013 - 03:58PM JST
"The tough part will be deciding which Doug Kershaw song , "Diggy Liggy Lo" or "Cajun Stripper" to blast at his campaign events."
I'm hearing more like Jerry Reid singin' Amos Moses. I love that track. Not only a Cajun but also named after a man of the cloth....
MadvertsApr. 25, 2013 - 02:45AM JST
"What happened to France being the land of equality, liberty and fraternity?"
Don't believe it because they say it. In the 15 years I've been here the place has changed radically for the worse.
Hollande's champagne socialist government are only using provocative issues like gay marriage to draw attention away from the elephant in the room - and that is that France is bankrupt and the socialist experiment of the last 60 odd years is not only unsustainable, but fast reaching critical mass.
I predict it won't be long now before they are helping themselves to regular people's savings now Cyprus has shown the way, but hey-ho - at least far more pressing political agenda's such as gays being able to wed have been pushed through neh?
Posted in: French protest against gay marriage turns violent
MadvertsApr. 20, 2013 - 08:28PM JST
I'm a rare supporter of the death penalty, but I have made exceptions when there is no doubt and appreciate people don't want to foot the bill for the cost of housing an inmate under a life tarif.
It would seem there is no doubt here in regards to guilt, yet I'm not sure if I would support death for this man - he could live for fifty years in perpetual misery as a guest of the US penal system. After seeing all those horrific images, particularly the most shocking for me being the poor sod in a wheelchair wondering where his legs just went, well I quite like the idea of him rotting in gaol.
So much young life wasted or irrevocably damaged , and for what?
Posted in: Second Boston bombing suspect in hospital after being captured
MadvertsApr. 20, 2013 - 06:18PM JST
Could always have been the right wing version :
I'm quite relieved I manage to refrain from posting my suppositions, even if it turned out pretty much as I expected.
It certainly isn't fair the other brother, surely the mastermind behind the bombing managed to get the easy out in death, but I'm sure nonetheless their motivations behind the attack will be squeezed from the living suspect.
The biggest scandal yet to come I'm sure will be the FBI's alleged prior questioning of the suspect at the behest of a still unknown foreign government years before the bombing.
Glad to see this is over anyway, I can't see there being anyone else involved in the madness at this point.
MadvertsApr. 19, 2013 - 01:20AM JST
I don't think it's fair to not mention the stupidity of people leading the charge like Donald Rumsfelt either, Honest when making that argument.
If the post invasion occupation had been handled differently Iraq may not have descended into the sectarian carnage it did. Rumsfelt and quite a few other should be rotting in jail for their gross incompetence. Disbanding existing Iraqi army was probably the most disastrous decision in the history of military intervention.
Posted in: Iraq executes 21 men convicted of terrorism
MadvertsApr. 18, 2013 - 04:11AM JST
Yes officials are now denying earlier confirmation of a suspect in custody.
Either the media jumped the gun or they're being used.....
No matter, I'm predicting it won't be long before there is a suspect, or a corpse. Hoping for the former.
I realize the American people demand it, but I feel for those people working around the clock to find this bastard(s)...
Posted in: Pressure-cooker bombs suspected in Boston blasts
MadvertsApr. 18, 2013 - 03:06AM JST
Looks like they've nabbed the bastard....
It would seem to be the man filmed from a department store above - seen running from the moment of the blast featured earlier on ABC News whilst everyone else were briefly stunned by the explosion as far as I can gather.
MadvertsApr. 17, 2013 - 04:22AM JST
If you'd rather not respond to my retort I guess it's fair to understand you'll never get that many people here in France believe many and most politicians are guilty of worse wrongdoing than a great deal of criminals.
When Tony Musulin is released later this year after serving his time it will be as a folk hero in France, yet he's a convicted criminal that stole 11.6 million euros from the Bank of France a few years ago, without hurting a fly - and certainly stashed a few million before calmly wandering into a police station and giving himself up. He knew the fact there was no violence involved would get him a short sentence and was willing to pay for it in gaol.
Faid is certainly more of a gangster, but in what way is he modus operandi any different to that of the government of France invading Mali which, despite of the nonsense about a humanitarian mission, was solely to protect it's vital source of uranium for nuclear generated electricity in next door Niger?
Posted in: France, Belgium hunt convict after explosive jailbreak
Jun. 19, 2013 - 03:54PM JST
They are correctly positioned from front to back in order of attractiveness.
Posted in: Hooterville
And Abe's trying to flog Japanese nuclear technology to Europe?
Posted in: TEPCO finds highly toxic strontium in Fukushima plant groundwater
cough..cough...cough...waiter I'll have a bowl of.. cough..cough
customer: do you have some air freshner?
Posted in: Mummified remains found in restaurant in Morioka
Jun. 19, 2013 - 03:52PM JST
Pull the udder one.
Posted in: Cattle farm execs arrested for lying about number of cows
Jun. 19, 2013 - 03:50PM JST
Do they have a kid's menu?