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April 23rd, 2012, 7:10 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: Anthis I honour maternity Mr ErrrbThat's very sweet, I read somewhere in a brothel for rich Russians the most popular hooker was almost an exact clone of Margaret Thatcher.
 
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April 23rd, 2012, 7:12 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: edouard Personally, I don't think I am going to miss nor Mr nor Mrs President.I understand that for some reason they are not popular personally, but I'm curious to know why alternative does not scare you?
 
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April 23rd, 2012, 8:21 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ErrrbQuoteOriginally posted by: edouard Personally, I don't think I am going to miss nor Mr nor Mrs President.I understand that for some reason they are not popular personally, but I'm curious to know why alternative does not scare you?well .. what i think goes as follows.the politicianshere in France, most politicians come from rich family, were grown in "chic" Paris, have the same mogul friends, they spend cosy parties with the same captains of industries, and study at the same public school (ENA). so whatever they claim to be right-wing or left-wing, they all are the same. their opinions diverge only marginally.the peoplegreat ideals have vanished. there is nor purely-liberal nor socialist ideas. much citizens are in between black and white. last sunday, i had the choice between 10 candidates! in 2007, 17 or 18 candidates ran for the presidential elections in France!now take the politicians and the people above. and you understand that politicians in action are "feeble". they say "yes" (and "no") to everything. there is not a chance that Hollande imposes 75% on rich. he would loose friends. people who finance him, i mean. there is not a chance Sarkozy creates 1 million governement jobs. his wealthy tax-payer friends would turn bitter.Errrb, I tell you my dear. We are seriously dying, here.
 
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May 6th, 2012, 4:07 pm

53 minutes before the first official figures of the 2nd round vote today.on the internet they say Hollande won.
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May 6th, 2012, 5:01 pm

Hollande: 51.90% => new PresidentSarkozy: 48.10%
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May 6th, 2012, 5:18 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: edouardHollande: 51.90% => new PresidentSarkozy: 48.10%How does it feel like to be down the Swanee ?
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France goes to the polls in presidential election

May 6th, 2012, 5:35 pm

congrats to the winner.
 
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May 6th, 2012, 10:12 pm

The Dictator congratulates Francois Hollandaise his victory
 
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May 7th, 2012, 5:48 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: edouardHollande: 51.90% => new PresidentSarkozy: 48.10%How does it feel like to be down the Swanee ?Why do you think that, Dave?
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May 7th, 2012, 8:41 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: edouardHollande: 51.90% => new PresidentSarkozy: 48.10%How does it feel like to be down the Swanee ?Why do you think that, Dave?I think the gap between reality and expectations is so wide that there is a massive propensity to disappoint. there was a lot of rhetoric about "growth" etc and I think the French believed that governments can make things better. In reality, what is required is greater flexibility and smaller government and less red tape and this applies to many countries not just France.
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May 7th, 2012, 11:33 am

For the moment nothing is done. The most important is "les élections législatives". The worst would be a government from left and an "assemblée" from the right. It would mean a complete paralysis of the country.
 
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May 7th, 2012, 11:39 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: frenchXThe worst would be a government from left and an "assemblée" from the right. It would mean a complete paralysis of the country.Don't worry, I am sure those industrious politicians will get busy, and a utopia is right around the corner. After all, how can such a progressive nation like France be left behind, while every other nation has achieved utopia through government?
 
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May 7th, 2012, 11:49 am

I don't trust my government for sure but what else ? Do you prefer anarchy ?
 
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May 7th, 2012, 11:54 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: frenchXI don't trust my government for sure but what else ? Do you prefer anarchy ?Do you believe in God?
 
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May 7th, 2012, 11:57 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: frenchXI don't trust my government for sure but what else ? Do you prefer anarchy ?Government paralysis might prevent the left from bankrupting France. Paralysis isn't anarchy. The real question is whether the current set of laws are better or worse than the laws that Hollande would want.
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