CNN.com - House cafeterias change names for 'french fries' and 'french toast' - Mar. 12, 2003

Rob Caesar Augustus harley@argote.ch
Wed, 12 Mar 2003 22:42:00 +0100 (CET)


Mister Ken A. L. Coar, Esquire wrote:
>french freedom bits.  herr doktor harley, any comment? :-)
>[...French fries -> freedom fries...]

And this puerility is supposed to merit a commentary from the Robster?

OK then, how about the fact that apart from 1 dictator with a silly
mustache and his coterie of partners-in-crime, there are 23 million
people like these: http://www.amihotornot.com/ in Iraq.  And that if
Bush goes and slaughters thousands of Iraqis, then it is in large part
the latter who get to die.  Such and such a guy gets his head mashed
into dogfood by falling masonry.  Some woman or other gets her face
shredded to pieces by the blast of an explosion.  Another gets
disemboweled by a flying chunk of shrapnel.  And so on and so on and so on.

There is no need for that.  Iraq is not threatening or attacking the
U.S. or its allies.  If Bush attacks them, whether because he fears
them, or feels that he needs to lash out to prove his manliness in
ensuring the security of the American people (due to previous failure
to do so), or wants their resources, or whatever the reason, then he
will go down in infamy, as will all those who support his crusade.

If Iraq did happen to attack some country now, then everybody would
join in to kick their ass again in about 2 minutes.  But there is no
such situation.  There is no valid excuse for attacking, no matter
what U.S. internal politicking dictates.  Bush has painted himself
into a corner (which he doesn't appear to mind being in) and is
incapable of eating crow, so now he has to go and kill them anyway.

France's official stance on Iraq is that of most people in Europe,
Russia, Muslim countries, Africa etc, indeed in most of the World.
Having spokescritters spin and lie in a flimsy attempt to try to make
a case against Iraq just isn't flying.  It's amusing to read the
U.K. press getting their very British knickers in a very British knot
because Chirac (a fucking frog, of all people!) is speaking for
90% of them, whereas Blair (the fancy New Labour guy, of all people!)
is speaking for a handful of Tory hawks!

And if Bin Laden were to fly a 747 into the White House and kill Bush
and his entourage right now, I would go out and dance in the streets,
along with billions.

R
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