Skip to comments.France begins expelling Roma back to home countries
Posted on 08/19/2010 3:36:45 AM PDT by markomalley
France has begun expelling approximately 700 Roma to Romania and Bulgaria on Thursday, AFP reported.
The first 79 Roma to participate in what has been termed a "voluntary return procedure" agreed to leave France on a flight headed for Bucharest later in the day. Another 132 Roma are expected to leave France for Romania this Friday.
Each adult to participate in the repatriation program is to receive 300 euros from the French government, and 100 euros for every minor that leaves the country.
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Until you’ve been to Europe and actually been around these guys...then you realize that they mostly exist to rob and steal from you. They teach their kids that it’s morally ok to do this....and you just sit there and wonder why the cops mess with them...but there’s never any evidence much and the amount they steal is always less than a couple hundred bucks. I think if they stole more than a thousand...they’d actually get into trouble with their rules.
-—I guess “gypsy” is no longer an acceptable term-—
racial profiling and racism?
Sounds a lot like the illegals who infest our country.
And here I thought Roma were tomatoes. People aren’t tomatoes. This is an outrage. /s
I was in Slovakia in 1988 and observed a horse and wagon being driven at full gallop down a street. It was a gypsy at the reins, my pen pal, whom I was visiting, so informed me. “They do anything they want,” she said.
I hate it when there's a new politically correct word that is meant to replace a word with long and accepted usage, like “gypsy”. I don't see the problem with “gypsy and in any case, anyone reading “Roma” is going to think “gypsy” anyway and may well, as I did, wonder what prompted the change and what stigma attaches to “gypsy”. Whatever stigma attaches to "gypsy" will immediately attach to "Roma", probably more so. You can bet on it.
I hate the smell of political correctness in the morning. It smells like ........ hypocrisy.
I suspect Germany will be doing the same now that FRance has broken through with deportations.
Some years ago, while in Germany, the ‘authorities’ swarm through the Frankfurt airport/train station and routed the Romas (gypsies) out of the facility.
Pickpocketing seemed to be their method of support causing all kinds of problems on the trains and in the waiting rooms.
“Each adult to participate in the repatriation program is to receive 300 euros from the French government, and 100 euros for every minor that leaves the country.”
Wonder if this would work with our *immigrant* problem?
So they are getting rid of a small blip of trouble while welcoming the huge stain of islam? When do they start deproting the real terrorists?
Quick! Somebody call...Cher!!
The Roma are as Indian as the Native Americans are Chinese. They are culturally unlike Indians.
I hate it when there’s a new politically correct word that is meant to replace a word with long and accepted usage, like gypsy.
Roma is much older than, “gypsy,” and the use of the word has nothing to do with political correctness. Nobody’s feelings are being considered, only intelligence using the correct word that applies to a people throughout their long history.
Do you know the Roma originally came from India? Do you know they were persecuted by the Germans in exactly the same way as the Jews. Perhaps you refer to Jews as “Kikes,” heh?
In France, the Roma. They park in a suburban neighborhood for a week or so just monitoring the comings and goings till they learn the best time to rob the houses. They poison the dogs, steal the pipes, the whole routine.
Municipalities routinely dig ditches round vacant lots to prevent those creeps from parking their trailers since once they’re installed they milk the place dry, all the women and kids show up at the city hall demanding welfare. They don’t use the toilets in their trailers, so they do their duty outside. It gets stinky. It’s a real drag. Kick’em out.
Yep, I guess Cher is in deep doo doo now.
Gypsies, tramps and thieves.
“Each adult to participate in the repatriation program is to receive 300 euros from the French government, and 100 euros for every minor that leaves the country.
Wonder if this would work with our *immigrant* problem?”
With the revolving door on our Southern Border, it would never work. They would just come back for more.
Cher is Armenian, not gypsy. Completely different people...
I think they are referring to Cher's song, "Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves..."
That tells you how much of a Cher fan I am :-) Other than Moonstruck, that’s it...
I was implying the verified genetic connections between American Indian natives and East Asians as a correlation between the Roma and the Indians of the north-western parts of the Sub-continent.
In both instances, although the genetic connections are documented, culturally, they are as different as chalk and cheese.
No one in India would mistake Gypsy music for traditional Indian music, and likewise with the clothing. The Roma, over the course of almost a thousand years, have absorbed traditions all the way from the Subcontinent, through Persia and Arabia, through Anatolia and Eastern Europe, and beyond, to an extent that makes their culture very different, if not totally different, from the original stock.
I speak this as someone very familiar with both cultures.
Until youve been to Europe and actually been around these guys...
then you realize that they mostly exist to rob and steal from you.
They teach their kids that its morally ok to do this....
Believe it or not...Gypsies were an obvious prescence in Wichita KS
back when I was kid in the Sixties and Seventies.
I remember seeing them filling up one of their station wagons
(loaded with about 10 of their clan) at a gas station on the south end
Although working on the lower level of flim-flam, they probably should
have been prosecuted under the RICO laws.
Unfortunatly, I suspect enough of them were birthed in the USA,
so deportation would not be an option...
As do I ...
Won’t help. A bus ticket from Bulgaria to France or Germany costs around 60-80 Euro and they are free to move within the EU. They’ll be back withing a couple of days.
Sure it would, just like it is going to work in France. The Gypsies will take the money, enjoy the free plane ride and then come back to their regular business. Very similar to liberal gun buy back programs. The thugs get rid of old guns and buy or steal new ones.
We have those gypsy groups here, too. They winter in the Carolinas, I understand, and travel the country stealing the rest of the year. They are some times called Travelers because they keep on the move. Shoplifting is a big thing for them with finely tuned techniques. Picking pockets, stealing credit cards and IDs, and other normal crimes of theft are practiced as well.
They are Gypsy’s, and they exist only to con and steal. Oh, and they are alive and well in Dallas, Texas. I manage a restaurant here and they are infrequent, but regular guests. We go on red alert when they walk through the door. They add nothing positive to society. Oh and I know you were being sarcastic, but they aren’t just in Europe.
Thanks, but I think grifters is just one of the names.
"We were doing a job around the corner and had some material left over...."
I am also in central Texas, Cedar Park.
Years ago in Dallas we got a lot of frozen meat salesmen with that pitch. I think it was Omaha Steaks. (As I typed that I realized how near Omaha was to Obama.)
These are not their homecountries — they left the sub-continent in the 13th century or earlier.
Precisely my point, they are causing havoc wherever they migrate...
Maybe — my point of dispute was your statement that their “homeland” is the Indian continent — it isn’t.
They ancestors come from Asia Minor ...
weeelll, that’s debatable — you mean the Roma as a people who moved in the 11th-14th centuries across from the INdian continent through Iran, Ottoman lands (both anatolia and Crimea) and into Europe? Or are you trying to connect them to Aryans?