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Roof falls in on European Parliament building
AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/13/08 | AP

Posted on 08/13/2008 11:46:37 AM PDT by NormsRevenge

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Parliament says that part of the roof of its Strasbourg chamber has collapsed.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: belgium; building; eu; europe; europeanparliament; falls; roof
Talk about your 'breaking' news.

Putin's fault?

It's been one of those kinds of years we all dread ..

and look forward to, as well.

just not for the same reasons. ;-)

1 posted on 08/13/2008 11:46:38 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

I have heard the weather there this summer has been horrible with all the rain.


2 posted on 08/13/2008 11:47:55 AM PDT by edcoil
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The debris from the partly collapsed ceiling is seen at the European Parliament in Strasbourg August 13, 2008. According to officials of the European Parliament, a part of the ceiling of the plenary session chamber collapsed on August 7 and repairs have started before the next session begins. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (FRANCE)


4 posted on 08/13/2008 11:49:21 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE toll-free tip hotline 1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRget!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I can think of some roof sections I’d like to see fall in Washington. Particularly over the seat of the House Speaker.


5 posted on 08/13/2008 11:49:31 AM PDT by Hi Heels (Now here at the Rock we have two rules. Rule #1 obey all rules. Rule #2 no writing on the walls...)
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To: NormsRevenge

Damned illegal alien labor..............


6 posted on 08/13/2008 11:49:38 AM PDT by Red Badger (All that carbon in all that oil and coal was once in the atmosphere. We're just putting it back.....)
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To: NormsRevenge

Literally or figuratively?


7 posted on 08/13/2008 11:50:04 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: NormsRevenge

karma bites


8 posted on 08/13/2008 11:50:39 AM PDT by AnnGora (I am unique. Just like everybody else.)
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A security guard stands near the debris from the partly collapsed ceiling is seen at the European Parliament in Strasbourg August 13, 2008. According to officials of the European Parliament, a part of the ceiling of the plenary session chamber collapsed on August 7 and repairs have started before the next session begins. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (FRANCE)


9 posted on 08/13/2008 11:50:52 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE toll-free tip hotline 1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRget!!!)
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The roof
The roof
The roof is on fire
We don’t need no water...

Well, not really... I just have that song in my head now.


10 posted on 08/13/2008 11:51:41 AM PDT by Constitution Day (This tagline is a Designated Whine-Free Zone)
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To: NormsRevenge

It’s an omen.


11 posted on 08/13/2008 11:52:01 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: NormsRevenge

Arkancide?


12 posted on 08/13/2008 11:52:25 AM PDT by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Is this the building that was built to deliberately look like the tower of Babel?


13 posted on 08/13/2008 11:53:45 AM PDT by Blogger
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To: NormsRevenge

I’m sure it was either George Bush’s or Tim Pawlenty’s fault.


14 posted on 08/13/2008 11:54:02 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: NormsRevenge

God turns his attention to the European Union...


15 posted on 08/13/2008 11:54:30 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drill Here! Drill Now! Pay Less! Sign the petition at http://www.americansolutions.com/)
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To: NormsRevenge

I thought it was Bush’s fault. He recommended chocolate roofs.


16 posted on 08/13/2008 11:55:12 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Nice metaphor for the EU.


17 posted on 08/13/2008 11:55:51 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (The road to hell is paved with the stones of pragmatism.)
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To: Oratam
It’s an omen.

The temple is destroyed!

Can Obama rebuild it in three days?

18 posted on 08/13/2008 11:56:35 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat; but they know what's best for us)
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To: NormsRevenge

It’s because all of their troops are in Iraq. /sarc


19 posted on 08/13/2008 11:56:49 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: NormsRevenge

What a perfect metaphor.


20 posted on 08/13/2008 11:59:22 AM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: ElkGroveDan

see my post 20. Great minds and all that...


21 posted on 08/13/2008 12:00:51 PM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Perdogg

Probably just cheap building material or rain damage.. but I like that one too.. karma is strange sometimes.


22 posted on 08/13/2008 12:00:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE toll-free tip hotline 1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRget!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge
It's a reality that sounds like a metaphor for Europe.
23 posted on 08/13/2008 12:01:55 PM PDT by elhombrelibre (Obama: vain, mercurial, inexperienced, aloof, condescending, doctrinaire, and Reverend Wright's son.)
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To: pgkdan

Great Dans think alike.


24 posted on 08/13/2008 12:04:20 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (The road to hell is paved with the stones of pragmatism.)
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To: Blogger
the thing in the back is the tower, I guess..

river side view.


25 posted on 08/13/2008 12:06:52 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE toll-free tip hotline 1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRget!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

How appropriate...


26 posted on 08/13/2008 12:11:26 PM PDT by Liberty1970
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To: Blogger
Is this the building that was built to deliberately look like the tower of Babel?

What drawings exist of the tower of Babel? How would we know what it looked like?

27 posted on 08/13/2008 12:13:13 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: NormsRevenge
Hmmm... It looks like noone was in there at the time!!

I was in the Hartford Civic Center hours before the roof fell!

I was watching a Uconn-UMass basketball game.

28 posted on 08/13/2008 12:14:32 PM PDT by EagleandLiberty (it is time to go BEAR hunting in Georgia, so other REPUBLICS can be safe!!)
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To: ElkGroveDan

LOL! There is that. You wouldn’t be a Knight of Columbus would you?


29 posted on 08/13/2008 12:14:50 PM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: pgkdan
You wouldn’t be a Knight of Columbus would you?

3rd Degree Msgr Renwald Council 7241, Elk Grove, CA

4th Degree Bishop Gallegos Council 2336, Galt, CA

30 posted on 08/13/2008 12:25:11 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (The road to hell is paved with the stones of pragmatism.)
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To: thackney

None from the time, but there are paintings of artist conceptions which is what they based the architecture on.


31 posted on 08/13/2008 12:26:41 PM PDT by Blogger
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To: NormsRevenge

A symbolic omen of EU’s immediate future.


32 posted on 08/13/2008 12:29:46 PM PDT by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: ElkGroveDan
Vivat Jesus!

Third Degree and Past Grand Knight St Benedicts Council 9056, Virginia Beach VA.

Fourth Degree Fr. Michael J. McGivney Assembly, Virginia Beach, VA

33 posted on 08/13/2008 12:50:00 PM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Blogger

Yup. You can google and find the info. I found one version of it at http://biblelight.net/Tower-of-Babel.htm


34 posted on 08/13/2008 1:04:43 PM PDT by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: NormsRevenge

To bad the entire building didn’t fall while these govt. stooges were in session


35 posted on 08/13/2008 2:06:02 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Joe Boucher; NormsRevenge
To bad the entire building didn’t fall while these govt. stooges were in session

And the UN building in New York too.

36 posted on 08/13/2008 2:44:40 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Drill Here. Drill Now. Pay Less.)
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To: Paleo Conservative

Please oh please oh please.


37 posted on 08/13/2008 2:57:49 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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