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    1,137 Cars Burned in France

    1 137 cars burned in France: News24: World: News

    Almost a new record, but just a few cars short.

    Vandals burned 1 137 cars in France on New Year's Eve and police arrested hundreds of people, the government said on Friday.

    A statement from Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux put the official toll for car-burnings - a traditional act of New Year mischief in France - almost as high as last year when 1 147 torched cars were counted.

    Hortefeux said police detained 481 people across the country - more than double the toll a year ago. At least 11 police officers were injured.
    How does this happen in a highly civilized country?
    People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post


    How does this happen in a highly civilized country?
    I'm not sure. Has it ever?
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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Worse than after the NBA finals here even. and I thought we had that kind of behavior down pat.
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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Maybe this is the French version of 'cash for clunkers' except their is no cash in this deal.

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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    1 137 cars burned in France: News24: World: News

    Almost a new record, but just a few cars short.



    How does this happen in a highly civilized country?
    The French stood by and watched over 14,000 people die in heat wave in that "highly civilized country." What's a few cars?

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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    they will have to eat cake

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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    1 137 cars burned in France: News24: World: News

    Almost a new record, but just a few cars short.



    How does this happen in a highly civilized country?
    you do the job between 8pm and 10pm when every civilised person was eating wonderful french cuisine

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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Quote Originally Posted by ScummyD View Post
    The French stood by and watched over 14,000 people die in heat wave in that "highly civilized country." What's a few cars?
    I watched hurricane Katrina along with most of europe calgon. Whats a few houses?

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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Quote Originally Posted by ScummyD View Post
    The French stood by and watched over 14,000 people die in heat wave in that "highly civilized country." What's a few cars?
    Are you suggesting the government take care of those people?
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    Re: 1,137 Cars Burned in France

    Quote Originally Posted by B L Zeebub View Post
    I watched hurricane Katrina along with most of europe calgon. Whats a few houses?
    More than 14000 people died in France from hot air. How many died in Katrina?

    Doesn't matter what anybody did they couldn't prevent a cat 5 from destroying property.
    Last edited by ScummyD; 01-02-10 at 02:24 AM.

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