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Your right-wing is only catching up with my right-wing :-)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Dec 1st, 2005 at 05:09:54 PM EST
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I think they walk hand in hand. Maybe they take turns back-walking.

I have read the misnomered "AmericanThinker" article that Jerome took the piss out of. It was hard getting past the vision of Martino confessing in court. (He never has been arrested, indicted, tried, nor has he confessed anything.)

But I did check timelines and have noted that the "freerepublic" article came out just before the Italian spin on October 25th. I still haven't traced the Rockefeller-LaRouche-Waxman-LeftCoaster-KnightRidder cabal source. Suggestions welcome.

by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Thu Dec 1st, 2005 at 05:52:03 PM EST
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I think they walk hand in hand. Maybe they take turns back-walking.

Well, the leadership of the bigger right-wing party here in Hungary used Berlusconi's Forza Italia (in every detail - even translating the name) as model to re-organise their base. (With this move, they turned an earlier Hungarian joke into reality: "due to dissatisfaction with their work, Politician X deselected the party membership.")

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Dec 2nd, 2005 at 04:04:14 PM EST
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It would be fun to find out who finances them. Hungary used to be a great haven for relaundering Sicilian mafia gains.
by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Fri Dec 2nd, 2005 at 05:26:04 PM EST
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Oh, I think they stole enough money in government for that... (I forgot to mention that these 'civilian rounds' under the Hajrá Magyarország umbrella formed just before, during, and after the Right narrowly lost the 2002 elections.)

BTW, speaking of Italian perceptions of Hungarian connections to Italian organised crime, do you know anything (especially anything recent) about the strange case of Tamás Somogyi - the Hungarian entrepreneur accused of having been an arms dealer for the Fiat Uno gang, and imprisoned by the Italian justice system in an apparent case of serial justizmord (i.e. all instances repeating the errors), and only Strasbourg ordering a re-trial in 2004, after a five-year ordeal?

(I may have missed what happened to the retrial, and Google can't find me an update in Hungarian news sites as the name is too common...)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Dec 2nd, 2005 at 06:44:21 PM EST
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I quick check behind subscription walls gave no results. I'll dig into it, and drop you a line if I find something.
by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Sat Dec 3rd, 2005 at 04:41:35 AM EST
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