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"Chaos" is a big and overworked word, imho.

Especially when used about France and even more about French strikes.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sun Nov 18th, 2007 at 03:11:59 PM EST
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Yes, but you have to understand:  Here in the states we're so incompetent about strikes and protests that we need to lie to ourselves and pretend y'all are the fuck-ups.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Sun Nov 18th, 2007 at 05:13:10 PM EST
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It's really so simple.  When politicians make policies that deprive people of jobs, homes, health insurance, etc, turning their lives and their communities upside down, that's free enterprise.  When you hold up a sign to complain about it, that's chaos.

Karen in Austin

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher

by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Mon Nov 19th, 2007 at 05:43:24 AM EST
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