Skip to comments.Belgian Bush Bashing (Brit Hume's Grapevine)
Posted on 02/23/2005 5:22:55 PM PST by pissant
Stickers on urinals all over Belgium where President Bush was today for a third day are inviting people to relieve themselves on likenesses of the President himself, and the American flag.
The stickers distributed by the Belgian Socialist Party (search) can be found in the bathrooms of schools, youth clubs, and pubs, and even in the office restrooms of Belgium's Vice Prime Minister, Johan Vande Lanotte. After all, the man who designed the stickers is one of Vande Lanotte's spokesmen. The leader of the Socialist Party was asked about them on Belgian television but, as The Weekley Standard points out, he refused to condemn them, only saying they weren't his idea.
Meanwhile, here's how one reporter at President Bush's press conference with EU leaders today summed it all up in his notebook "The same old Bush Junior."
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I will not eat Belgian waffles until they stop this nonsense.
I think Prevacid works for Belgian.. But if you wait a bit, the gas will pass.
The Belgians need to recognize that they are really French (with all negatives that that entails).
Other than political stickers, is there anything Belgium produces that Americans might want to buy?
When we are shoping, let's keep in mind who are our friends and who are morons. It is not trivial, see Fricken Frenchies drowning in their own vine as a result of gringoes switching to more friendly beverages.
Belgium? Isn't that a country we liberated in two World Wars?
Hell, you would think the global Socialists would be thrilled to death with the junior Bush.
Belgian women have been making stunning bobbin lace for hundreds of years. I wouldn't mind a few pieces.
Oh, wait, I'm an American. I'll figure out how to make some for myself! Yankee lace! lol
Why would that be?
What global socialist endeavor has been condemned lately?
To bad we Cant give back to Hitler
What global socialist movement has been proposed lately?
I see Bush has exempted the US from the ICC, pulled us out of the ABM treaty, Gave Kyoto the finger, invaded Iraq w/o UN approval, relaxed US environmental regulations, and cut taxes accross the board. Not bad for a socialist.
Seriously, what has Belgium done for the Tsunami Victims?? What have they done for Rwanda?? What have they done to save the Whales?? The Caribou? Bolivian humpback bluefooted titmice? Space exploration? Medical breakthroughs? AIDS research?? What have they done to improve society in the last 12 months??? What ??? NOTHING?? I thought so.. Stingy b*stards.
All the socialist wieners can come up with is URINAL DECOR?? Okie-dokie.. What is it, a country of 3rd grade boys?
My question was which have been condemned by action and not just lip service.
I say we Agent Orange all their "Sprout" fields, not only would we hurt them economically, we would be doing the world a favor. A world without Brussel Sprouts - what a wonderful world it would be.
I'm not done.
Can we just rename Brussels, LAND OF THE 'TARDS?
I don't think the actions I listed in my 2nd sentence were just lip service.
Add that he has done more to tear down the phony wall of "separation between church & state" than any Prez in recent history. And instructed John Ashcroft to make the gov't official position on the 2nd Amendment to clearly state that it is an individual right.
A land of limp-wristed pedophiles.
You would get your entrails handed to you so fast in Flanders....
Belgium is two different countries forced together by the very bizarre power politics of Europe. The southern half is French speaking, the Waloons. The nothern half is Flemish speaking (think Dutch/German), which is Flanders.
All Belgians are required to learn both languages fluently in school, along with English. The Waloons forever after refuse to admit that they speak Flemish and the Flemish refuse to admit any knowledge of French. Therefore almost all business is done in English. This leads to a lot of resentment against anyone who actually speaks English.
Belgium is the best revenge on the Belgians. Even the Belgians know this to be true. My father in law and mother in law live in her home town in Flanders.
In compensation they have the finest chocolate anywhere and they have more different beers than any other country in the world. Each town has one or two local brews that they've perfected over hundreds of years, most of them excellent. Brussels beer, however, is flat and very yucky. Which is, of course, fitting.
If the French are Frogs, then the Belgians are Toads.
I have not seen any substantial progress in this area.
And instructed John Ashcroft to make the gov't official position on the 2nd Amendment to clearly state that it is an individual right.
This is a given. This is not something that any subsequent political entity can grant or subtract. You seem to think it is a new privalege granted to you. Why?
I do not think the 2nd amendment is a new priveledge for me or you, unless you consider 1789 to be new. But the feds, under a multitude of Presidents have left it purposely vague whether it was an individual or a militia right. Bush has cleared the air, and I am grateful. It was a ballsy thing to do, and one of the first things he did in office. Do you not recall the gnashing an wailing from the press and the left?
Which faction in Belgium is the majority?
Why don't the Flemish secede and join the Dutch?
Yes, Yes, maybe I was being a bit reactionary, but a UN sub sub panel in concordance with the IPCC agree, that a drastic reduction in Brussel Sprout production would in fact delay the catastrophic onset of global warming by several decades.
'tards or turds? you pick!
Was it the IPCC or the ICUPP??
I believe the Waloons (French)
Why don't the Flemish secede and join the Dutch?
Belgium is a construct of European power politics dating back to the Napoleonic wars. If the Flemish were to break away there is a deep seated fear that those wars would reoccur.
The national emblem of the Flemish used to be the Stars and Bars
So you can imagine their attitude to the subject.
My mother in law was 16 when the Nazi's came in and occupied her 16th century Flemish town. She tells stories about saving up her sugar ration to dump it into the gas tanks of German vehicles.
She used to be worried because the Germans were overdue for invading Belgium. She's now figured out that the EU is the way they (and the French) are invading this time. Her only hope is that the cretinous Belgian bureaucrats will screw up the EU as badly as they've screwed up Belgium, the whole thing will fall apart and they can go back to governing the town and the immediate surrounding countryside and be left alone.
After consulting with my staff, we will stick with 'tards. Turds after all, are a product of effort and depending on the originating source, are useful enriching mother earth. /s
Now - Now, you cannot discuss that with representatives of the "International Panel for Climate Change". You are hereby directed to the IPVR - "The International Panel for Voyeur Rights". I am sure one of their 4,000 sub-panels can address your issue.
Well, then I'll have to delegate to a Senior member of the UN Ethics committee.
We will forward your request to the Sudanese delegation.
The Second Amendment was there long before this Bush was alive.
That pretty well sums up my feelings for the gov't - just leave me alone (sounds kinda like Don't Tread on Me).