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Beefeater
03-01-2010, 05:59 PM
Napoleon was a Republican?

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=102x4288467



bananas (1000+ posts) Mon Mar-01-10 02:55 PM
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Weak sea walls blamed for France storm disaster
Source: Guardian

Blame is being laid on weak and aged sea defences after violent storms left at least 50 dead and thousands homeless along France's Atlantic coast.

Many died after the sea wall off the coastal town of L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer was breached, allowing 8m-high (26ft) waves to crash through the streets.

A local governor said the walls dated back to the time of Napoleon and needed to be replaced with taller barriers.

President Nicolas Sarkozy has pledged 3m euros (2.6m) in emergency aid.
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Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8544002.stm



Zoeisright (1000+ posts) Mon Mar-01-10 03:55 PM
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3. That's the repuke way.
Ignore infrastructure, then when a tragedy occurs because the infrastructure was neglected and fails, spend many times more money finally fixing it and deny responsibility. And people die, but that's not important to them.

Witness that fucking tool Pawlenty after the 35W bridge collapse

Napoleon built the I-35 bridge too?

AmPat
03-01-2010, 06:08 PM
Zoeisright (1000+ posts) Mon Mar-01-10 03:55 PM
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3. That's the repuke way.
Ignore infrastructure, then when a tragedy occurs because the infrastructure was neglected and fails, spend many times more money finally fixing it and deny responsibility. And people die, but that's not important to them.That's the DUmmie way. Wait for a natural disaster and then painfully attempt to bend reality to blame Conservatives.:rolleyes:

SarasotaRepub
03-01-2010, 08:09 PM
Teh Stupid is strong in that thread even though the replies are sparse...



valerief http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/images/donor.gif (1000+ posts) Mon Mar-01-10 05:39 PM
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7. Are they rounding up citizens, starving them, and shooting at them? If not, it's nothing like Katrina.


:rolleyes: Good lord, like Election 2000 stupidity, these idiots never miss a chance, no matter how moronic, to bring up Katrina.

Earth to fucking dipshits on DU...this storm was in EUROPE!!!!! NOT HERE.

NJCardFan
03-01-2010, 10:32 PM
Yeah. Republicans ignore infrastructure. And who was it who built the interstate highway system? I can't remember his name. Dwight somethingoranother.

PoliCon
03-01-2010, 10:37 PM
Yeah. Republicans ignore infrastructure. And who was it who built the interstate highway system? I can't remember his name. Dwight somethingoranother.

and of course - no democrats or leftists of other ilks have ever passed up the chance to repair levies or sea walls. Conservatives alone have held all the power over these things from the beginning of time. :rolleyes:

FlaGator
03-01-2010, 10:37 PM
valerief http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/images/donor.gif (1000+ posts) Mon Mar-01-10 05:39 PM
Response to Original message (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=102x4288467#4288467)
7. Are they rounding up citizens, starving them, and shooting at them? If not, it's nothing like Katrina.

Insanity that obvious must hurt really bad.