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France Building Barricades Again "Gilets Jaunes"

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  1. 10thSFFD

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    So does the government have the total support of the military and police?
    Or are any elements poring over pamphlets titled "So you've decided to stay fetal"?
     
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    Poor europeons need a distraction, hows bout we all go to war with Russia? Murica will send the men and money. Europe can send cheerleaders.
    Read a book about the Americans that helped the resistance behind german lines in WWII, when it was all over one of them was quoted as saying we shouldn't have bothered. Most of the french did nothing but submit, except once they were safe from german rule and there was temporary lawlessness they killed each other over simmering grievances. Let it burn, the muzzies will live just fine in the rubble.
     
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    I gotta say in some areas I used to go for Spanish food, I would go there today, it’s become a crap hole and looks like a muggers paradise.
     
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    If true, sounds like the cops aren't happy with the situation either.

    "Most cops support Yellow Vest protesters over Macron’ – France police union chief to RT

    The French’s president’s proposed fuel tax is just as unpopular with police as it is with ordinary citizens, and they feel uneasy having to suppress ‘Gilets Jaunes’ protests that “in their heart” they back, their union chief says.
    “Most of us back the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests), because we will be directly affected by any rise in fuel prices,” Alexandre Langlois, the secretary-general of the VIGI police union told RT France from their studio in Paris. “Most of us can’t live where we work, because it is either too expensive, or we would be arresting our next-door neighbors, so we drive significant distances.”

    “Our tax contributions are going up in several areas, but there are no commensurate wage rises… It is hard to accept these cruel measures,” continued Langlois, 35, whose own law enforcement background is in border control and domestic intelligence".

    ‘Most cops support Yellow Vest protesters over Macron’ – France police union chief to RT
     
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    You planted him their, now reap it.
     
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    Word from a friend there is saying the police are basically turning on the govt and supporting the protestors. Someone should tell the Liberals about that.
     
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    I get what he’s saying. Europe has been living in a fantasy land since the end of WWII because the US has picked up the tab and provided for Europe’s defense. It effectively neutered them and they went overboard with the social programs they wouldn’t have been able to afford otherwise. Like anything that’s free, it tends to go to excess and now the chickens are coming home to roost.
     
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    How is this a question? Of course they do, they pay their salary, provide their benefits. It's no different in France than it is in the US with municipalities and police unions.

    The military is a different question, IDK if they don't get as good benefits, at least not here in the US, I mean look at the VA hospitals. In France, IDK how it is with the military, but deploying the military is basically declaring martial law and the French don't like seeing soldiers in the streets, reminds them of German occupation.
     
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    I think if we listen to the words of Thomas Jefferson, he'd be all for ramping up mass production of these old babies to give to the French patriots to blow the fascists brains out.

     
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    I hope they burn France down to the ground. They new a good revolution to rebuild the country.
     
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    France is at the center of the change happening in Europe. Always strongly socialist, ahead of the immigration curve with their Algerian guest workers, leading the way with Muslim immigration and top of the target list for the Coudenhove-Kalergists. This is what decadence looks like and the show will continue to entertain us until it's our turn.

    I'm a bit OCD about terminology. There's no reason it has to always be used consistently of course but if you're anti-Communist you are a fascist according to 1930s European convention.
     
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    Burn government sh*t. Dont burn a bunch of cars, stores and steal.

    People are f***ing animals.
     
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    Same happens here when they have riots, the idiots come out
     
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    This. If they started burning down every government building they could grind it to a halt.

    Think about doing something like that here in the US, such as the DMV. You can literally burn down 5-10 buildings in a state and grind a system to a halt.
     
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    Except here the riots are for BS, like a criminal committing a crime and getting shot by the wrong color cop.

    Then all the ghetto POS come out and destroy their neighborhoods, then they complain they dont have nice things.

    In Feance, at least this time, it is legitimate; taxes. F*** taxes. Everyone, specially in France, pays enough. They did bring this on themselves by voting a bunch of socialist c**** over the years, but still, everyone pays more than enough.

    It is too bad that all the ghetto POS there also have to come out and burn private property.
     
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    Macrons policies is much like liberals here. His theory is if they charge $6.50 a gallon for Gas people will buy more efficient vehicles and use less gas. This has so many fail points it’s ridiculous. The middle class whonare protesting are already getting dinged on income taxes and can’t affoed to buy new cars on a whim. This latest proposed hike will fail ornthe protests will continue. There were about 160k people protesting on the streets of Paris about this.
     
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    That's funny right there. Seems like we are not watching the same videos. What I see is people having enough and standing up to their government. Agree with them or not, but they are going toe to toe with cops and what not. Now, let's take a closer look at this here so manly country... Pussy hats, public crying in outrage, and lots of bla bla.
    When Healey and others took your right to own what you want, what did you do? Whine on the interwebs and stand in front of an empty statehouse, holding some whiney sign, and promising yourself that this would be the very, very last time. Right after that, you went and got your "Molon Labe" tattoo. You guys have zero, ZERO ground to stand on. Those protesters have the balls you wish you had. And guess what? They have jobs and families and shit to lose, just as much as you do, so that excuse won't fly.
     
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    Indeed, if something resembling the silent majority finally has a bone to pick,
    things must be really bad.

    Part appears to be resentment against carbon taxes.

    If it's no different in France than it is in the US with municipalities and police unions,
    then the French cops will stand back and let the city burn.


    ETA:
    Or if the populace turns on Their Betters,
    the politicians are going to wish they'd been in favor of
    law and order instead of ever-expanding no-go zones.
     
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    I don't think the cops are too happy about being ordered to crack skulls & gas protesters when they've also been told to stay hands off against rioting migrants and criminals gangs in the banlieues.
     
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    Nothing makes people more angry than when you hit them in their pocketbook.
     
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    One anomaly that stands out in these particular protests, is that even though it's the lefts fault for electing a president and government that
    put these policies in place, it's the left and the right that are standing side by side with one another to say 'enough is enough'.

    Off the top of my head, I really can't think of a foreseeable situation that would trigger that kind of unity in this country.
    Probably the closest we've come in recent history is coming out against the Vietnam War, but even then, the line between
    left and right wasn't as cleanly divided as it is now.
     
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    this and the number of people showed up was literally few thousand. Pretty much everyone just stayed home. That's not a position to make fun of French.

    On the other hand, if LTC wasn't at risk, I bet the fires were more likely. Gun owners in this country are whipped into compliance by all the "greatest Americans".

    Did you guys know that French symbol of country is cock? ... yes, cock.
     
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    You guys build barricades what, every few decades or so?

    And yet the march from empire to socialist hellhole hasn't made many stops for individualism and liberty in the mean time, has it?

    Liberté, égalité, fraternité, my ass.
     
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    And the reason why I ask that question,
    is that one of the ways some NESers justify the 2A
    as a serious bullwark against government excess,
    is to assert that given a "disarm the populace" order,
    many police and military personnel would identify with the people
    and refuse to comply.

    What's going on in France is not precisely
    the kind of 2A uprising that we discuss,
    but when it comes to unrest in a First World country,
    it seems the closest match to occur in a while.
     
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    Social media abusing privacy of users and their data for ad revenue. That's why I think Facebook is going to be affected with Anti-Trust soon. The alleged "Russian bots" thing just gives the Left more reasons to support breaking up Facebook, the Right already hates Doucheberg.
     

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