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jamie

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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #30 on: January 29, 2019, 02:41:08 am »

Excellent video.  Well worth spending time to watch.

However, I'm wondering about a couple of things:

First, Polly's source seemed to be quite adamant that the French police never used "live" ammunition against the yellow vest protestors, but this news that I posted about two weeks ago said otherwise.  Am I missing something?  Or just plain stupid?

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/01/15/french-police-caught-brandishing-live-firearms-yellow-vest-protest/

Also, the part in the video where it had a spokesman talking about police suicides and how no deaths or injuries were their fault as they didn't get to see the "big picture", and he concluded that they were upset at what they were "MADE to do".

Well, I'm gonna be really harsh and say that I have found that that is a "child thing", a child will often do something annoying and then claim "he MADE me do it" (indicating another child).  I have tried to impress upon them "nobody can ever MAKE you do anything".

I like her comment about "laws" and "rules".  I guess I don't have to reiterate that there are only a few actual "laws" and the rest are "rules".  Of course workplaces and families can make "rules" - for themselves of course - but no one (particularly governments) can make "laws".

You can always bet that truth is the first casualty.  It is childish for someone to say "he made me do it".

Looks like there is finally the inevitable backlash.  The Red Scarves.  Probably like the anti communist org set up by  lenin.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47022456

'Red scarves' march in Paris against yellow-vest violence

A group calling itself the red scarves has held a march in Paris to counter weeks of anti-government protests by the yellow-vest movement.

The "foulards rouges" are demanding an end to the violence witnessed at yellow-vest (gilets jaunes) rallies.

The gilets jaunes movement grew out of fuel tax protests in November.

It now embraces wider discontent with President Emmanuel Macron and has seen some of the most serious street violence in Paris since 1968.

But the weeks of TV footage showing clashes with riot police and damage to public monuments have triggered a counter-movement. The red scarves now have about 21,000 followers on Facebook.




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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #31 on: January 29, 2019, 05:50:36 am »

Well (my paranoia is setting in here), the "red scarf" movement or "foulards rouges", is, I think, nothing more than a desperate play by Macron to pretend to the French public - and the rest of the world - that there is strong opposition to "gilets jaunes".

Ah, what triggered my paranoia?  Totally crazy maybe, but there is (to me anyway) something decidedly telling about the "name" (notice the inverted commas?)  "Foulards rouges"  - "red fools" perhaps?  And the guy "in charge of their security", "RETARDO", really?

Also, as Polly says on the video "who goes out and marches in support of their leaders, right?"  Someone called "retardo" perhaps?

Also "Foulards rouges" (coincidentally perhaps) is also the name of a French wine (or maybe it is the name of the company making the wine).  I know this because we live in a wine making and grape growing area, and EVERYTHING round here is centred around grapes and wine. 

I could be totally wrong but I think it is a brilliant move by Macron to ridicule the whole thing and convince those who are still "sitting on the fence" that he really is in charge and no "uppity high-vis wearing proletariat is gonna upstage ME, me the great jupiterian and saviour of the world".

As for 21000 followers on facebook, well if someone says they "support" the "red scarf" movement, on facebook, and repeats that post 10 times, it is counted as "10 people supporting the red scarfs".  Here's a link to an article about "yellow vests" and facebook from December, read it and you might get an idea of how this works.

https://www.thelocal.fr/20181212/conspiracy-theories-flood-yellow-vest-facebook-pages-in-wake-of-strasbourg-attack

Just my 2c worth (I'd use the emoji but I think this old computer doesn't support them any more).
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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #32 on: January 29, 2019, 06:08:47 am »

Ah, and there's more; attacks by the "European Gendarmerie force" (sure, not a "European army as such, but a militarised European, pro-EU police force).  These people will kill without a second thought because MOST OF THEM ARE PROBABLY NOT EVEN FRENCH.

https://www.infowars.com/watch/?video=5c4f993c187ef30017a79638

(Ok, you may not trust Alex Jones' stuff, but I've got no more time to check up on it and I'll plead lack of time as it's really, really late here.  However, everyone should actually look at other sources as well because I am sure that everything said here can be verified elsewhere)
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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #33 on: January 31, 2019, 08:56:24 pm »

 :twocents:
Well (my paranoia is setting in here), the "red scarf" movement or "foulards rouges", is, I think, nothing more than a desperate play by Macron to pretend to the French public - and the rest of the world - that there is strong opposition to "gilets jaunes".

Ah, what triggered my paranoia?  Totally crazy maybe, but there is (to me anyway) something decidedly telling about the "name" (notice the inverted commas?)  "Foulards rouges"  - "red fools" perhaps?  And the guy "in charge of their security", "RETARDO", really?

Also, as Polly says on the video "who goes out and marches in support of their leaders, right?"  Someone called "retardo" perhaps?

Also "Foulards rouges" (coincidentally perhaps) is also the name of a French wine (or maybe it is the name of the company making the wine).  I know this because we live in a wine making and grape growing area, and EVERYTHING round here is centred around grapes and wine. 

I could be totally wrong but I think it is a brilliant move by Macron to ridicule the whole thing and convince those who are still "sitting on the fence" that he really is in charge and no "uppity high-vis wearing proletariat is gonna upstage ME, me the great jupiterian and saviour of the world".

As for 21000 followers on facebook, well if someone says they "support" the "red scarf" movement, on facebook, and repeats that post 10 times, it is counted as "10 people supporting the red scarfs".  Here's a link to an article about "yellow vests" and facebook from December, read it and you might get an idea of how this works.

https://www.thelocal.fr/20181212/conspiracy-theories-flood-yellow-vest-facebook-pages-in-wake-of-strasbourg-attack

Just my 2c worth (I'd use the emoji but I think this old computer doesn't support them any more).

 :twocents: :twocents:  Here you go Mouse your 2c and mine
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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #34 on: March 11, 2019, 11:00:13 pm »

Well, the 17th week of protest.  And gee, you might think that Alexandria Occasio-Cortez is a batshit crazy freak, but Macron (who also thinks he's the boss, just like AOC famously said) has got the arrogance AND the power and wants to impose his personal agenda on everyone, but in this article they're going on about "a proposed gas tax" as if that was the antagonist for the yellow vest protests to start with, we must realise that this gas tax hike was A VERY SMALL PART OF IT AND NEVER THE WHOLE REASON.

https://dailycaller.com/2019/03/11/emmanuel-macron-climate-change/

French President Emmanuel Macron is planning a sweeping energy and climate legislative package months after “yellow vest” protests ignited across the country over a proposed gas tax hike.
The French government is putting the final touches on the legislation before releasing it, replacing vague goals with more concrete proposals. Around the country, demonstrations against high living costs and heavy taxes continue, though enthusiasm has waned since the protests began in mid-November, Reuters reports.

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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #35 on: March 13, 2019, 10:11:19 pm »

The French actually have a beaurocracy for protecting the purity of the French language. To say real Frenchmen are proud of their heritage is putting it mildly.  The assaults they have endured have been relentless.

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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #36 on: March 15, 2019, 03:31:57 am »

I would say that all peoples everywhere have real human lives to live, and that in most cases ifnot all their own danged governments seem to get in the way. I'd like to see a general downsizing and dis-empowerment of all governments everywhere, beginning with our own. I hope the French people are able to get their government under their control. I also hope that their example with these protests leads other people around the world to consider their options.

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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #37 on: March 18, 2019, 08:24:28 pm »

Ooh, now:  "French prime minister bans 'Yellow Vest' demonstrations on Champs Elysees amid renewed violent protests"  or TO SAVE MACRON'S HORRIBLE REGIME

IN THE EIGHTEENTH WEEK:

https://www.foxnews.com/world/french-president-macron-considering-banning-demonstrations-on-champs-elysees-amid-renewed-violent-protests

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Monday that "Yellow Vest" demonstrations will no longer be allowed in the Champs Elysees after protesters caused chaos in the tourist-heavy area over the weekend.
The Champs Elysees is not the only area where demonstrations will be banned moving forward. Protesters will not be permitted to gather in many of the neighborhoods that have been most impacted in Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse by "Yellow Vest" activists for an unspecified period of time, Philippe said Monday. He also added that Paris police chief Michel Dulpuech will be replaced this week by prefect Didier Lallement.

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Yep.  Just what Nero or Tiberius would have done.
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Re: France in civil war
« Reply #38 on: March 18, 2019, 08:50:31 pm »

Ooh, now:  "French prime minister bans 'Yellow Vest' demonstrations on Champs Elysees amid renewed violent protests"  or TO SAVE MACRON'S HORRIBLE REGIME

IN THE EIGHTEENTH WEEK:

https://www.foxnews.com/world/french-president-macron-considering-banning-demonstrations-on-champs-elysees-amid-renewed-violent-protests

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Monday that "Yellow Vest" demonstrations will no longer be allowed in the Champs Elysees after protesters caused chaos in the tourist-heavy area over the weekend.
The Champs Elysees is not the only area where demonstrations will be banned moving forward. Protesters will not be permitted to gather in many of the neighborhoods that have been most impacted in Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse by "Yellow Vest" activists for an unspecified period of time, Philippe said Monday. He also added that Paris police chief Michel Dulpuech will be replaced this week by prefect Didier Lallement.

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Yep.  Just what Nero or Tiberius would have done.

I have heard that state-sponsored provocateurs are involved in creating the violence -- an old trick of governments to make peaceful demonstrations appear to be endorsing violence.
Power never gives up, and will often do unspeakable tricks to retain its standing in authority.

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