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France Building Barricades Again "Gilets Jaunes"

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by 10thSFFD, Nov 24, 2018.

  1. AHM

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    Global warmening treaties are all fun and games
    until your government starts jacking up gas taxes
    to buy carbon credits.
     
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  2. Climbnsink

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    Friendly fascism Murican style- You might get a permit, that we can take away for pretty much anything, your permit allows a tiny bit of freedom as long as you only walk on your knees.
     
  3. T-Unit

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    Police in NYC, Boston, all of New Jersey, San Francraphole, Seattle, Chicago, Detroit, and every other major US city would gladly follow population disarmament orders. The police in those cities have been indoctrinated to treat gun owners with suspicion, the 2nd amendment as terrorist ideology. The majority of the enlisted portion of the Army, Marines, and the reserves are from rural parts of the US, have family that own guns, they're not going to follow any such order.

    No, because the protestors aren't ready to take the next step, which is violence. They can vent by burning and smashing, but they're not killing and maiming and that's also the breaking point for the citizenry who aren't protesting.

    The most effective course the protestors can continue to do in Paris is keep burning and breaking stuff because it disturbs the populace and eventually they'll probably call on officials to rescind the taxes to stop the unrest.
     
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    ... citoyen,

    French Revolution gifted the world many novel ideas in that department and a lesson on what not to do as well. We should be grateful to learn them all and study them in detail. A lot of concepts like effect of free press/ propaganda and armed citizenry (the point of taking Bastille), I think that "our betters" in this day and age learned those lessons better than an average American.
     
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  5. T-Unit

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    Making it more difficult to buy cell phones and cigerettes for a Frenchy will make them insane with anger.

    The Bataclan massacre was just an unfortunate incident by a group of oppressed minorities.
     
  6. drgrant

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    Lol tell that to people in New Orleans, during Katrina, where out of towners were running around taking their guns away. Most of those guys banging on doors down there weren't NOPD. NOPD was so corrupt that as soon as things went FR, they just ran away and didn't show up for work....

    -Mike
     
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  7. T-Unit

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    If anything, this proves that State Troopers will be up for confiscating too. They get even better pensions.
     
  8. Waher

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    Pretty much every bad idea Marx & company put to paper came out of or was tried during the French Revolution.
     
  9. drgrant

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    There were NG and other military types involved too, though. That was kind of my point. I generally agree with you but .gov can make excuses to steal peoples guns, it's never going to come as a "guns are illegal, now we're going to send people to round them up" kind of affair, it's more likely to come as some sort of "state of emergency" excuse related to some other event/disaster/etc. Look at how easily people were conned into sucking for the TSA and the Patriot act, for example, after 9/11.

    Not to mention you don't have to use "the millutary" to do this kind of thing. Hell california has their own little black van squad that runs around stealing peoples shit all the time because they still had registered guns in their name and then committed some usually non-gigantic crime and were disqualified, but never had their guns taken. The kopsch working those vans have obviously been thoroughly brainwashed into thinking that they're "a part of something positive".


    -Mike
     
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    At least they didn't run away empty handed... [rofl]

     
  11. 10thSFFD

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    It is not a permit! It is a registration. Government finger prints us, gets all info about us, so .gov knows where to go first when the go time will arrive.
     
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    There are videos on Youtube documenting full days of these protests. Police and protesters are kicking back and forth tear gas canisters, and here and there some a-holes are looting, burning cars and breaking into ATM machines. Those are suppose to be the largest protests in France from 1968. Here is 1968:

    View: https://youtu.be/F3weyKD1nlQ


    Government can't provide an individual with any protection. When some primitives burn your car you can call your insurance and pay higher deductible if insurance will be kind enough because they can also classify it as an act of the war or as a terrorism act and you are basically screwed. That is about it for ya.

    50 years of the failed socialism and masses are here again burning fancy cars, banks and fancy restaurants because we should all be equal. Equal with whom? With a student who in his late 30's realized that his lifetime studies of the political science or social studies ain't going to land him a fancy car or a nice house?

    50 years is a lifetime of the knowledge. You should know by now that politicians do not work, you should know by now, that you are on your own, you should know that you should never let them take your guns away, yada, yada............Democracy of idiots is called the living hell.

    Stay away from the cities, they are traps! Stay away from .gov, they will only screw you at the end! Make sure your positions are DEFENSIBLE. Don't park your Porsche on Champs-Elysees over the weekend like an idiot! [thumbsup]
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    Some French high schools joined the protest movement. 150 high schools are occupied right now, protesting against the reform, a compulsory 1-month public service and other issues.
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    Daym! I'm glad I got to visit when it was still Paris. Au revoir
     
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    It's the age of omnistate and the people won this one. Congratulations people of France keep up the good work.
     
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    Go time in France?
    «Gilets jaunes» : Macron annule la hausse des taxes et corrige Philippe
     
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    Would love to see it happen. The message would resonate around the globe.
     
  24. drgrant

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    hopefully he gets "encouraged" to resign....
     
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    "Mother, may I resign?" [cheers]
     
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    I am not sure if this "resonating" will be to our benefit.
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    It occurred to me that the resonation would be a global attempt at cracking down on the plebes rather than any sort of widespread taking back of government, but here in the US anyway I like our odds.
     
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    This wouldn't be the first time that taxes have spawned a revolution. From recent articles I'm seeing while Googling the issue, it looks like the government has backed down a bit, delaying the increases by six months.
     
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    These people really are f***ing idiots...
    Taxes, taxes, taxes ... let's continue taxing everyone.
     
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    The budgetary realities have finally caught up with the socialist ideals.
     
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