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France braces for annual New Year's car torchings
Reuters via Yahoo ^ | December 31, 2010 | Thierry Leveque and Nick Vinocur

Posted on 12/31/2010 9:12:04 AM PST by Beaten Valve

France will deploy extra police and keep vandalism statistics under wraps on New Year's Eve to fight what authorities say has become an annual "sweepstakes" of disaffected youths competing to see who can burn the most cars.

Youths in depressed suburbs of French cities have been torching hundreds of vehicles on New Year's Eve and Bastille Day since the early 1990s. Police say the annual rite has turned competitive, with youths tracking the news in the first days of the new year to see which neighborhood did the most damage.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: france; happynewyear; muslims
"Disaffected youths" = Muslims
1 posted on 12/31/2010 9:12:10 AM PST by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

Those darned radical Jooooooos.


2 posted on 12/31/2010 9:15:42 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Beaten Valve

And backed by Unions.


3 posted on 12/31/2010 9:16:27 AM PST by RC2
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To: Beaten Valve

Islamists have one goal, total domination into the pedophilic death cult of Sha’ria Law and oppression of non-Muslims, women and homosexuals.

France’s secular progressivism is an ideal place (and the US, too, in the future) for Muslims to eventually turn Notre Dame into a mosque and replace the abortion-happy wine drinkers into Dhimmi status.

The Left rejoices over Muslim expansion and screams over Nativity scenes or crosses on war memorials.

I think every FReeper should support Le Pen as she at least tries to curtail the Islamification of France.

Looks like the weak, soft Frogs will have baked brie this New Years!


4 posted on 12/31/2010 9:18:22 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Beaten Valve

Not one mention of Muslims or even Algerian immigrants in the entire article.

The camel Mohammed will never turn into a frog, despite the frogs’ (late) efforts.


5 posted on 12/31/2010 9:19:36 AM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: Beaten Valve

Instead of “buying” fireworks and celebrating? these scum will burn and steal other peoples property. A Pox on all the politicians who have ruined countries by allowing this filth into their countries.


6 posted on 12/31/2010 9:19:48 AM PST by liberty or death
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To: Beaten Valve
Diversity just adds so much to a culture.

ML/NJ

7 posted on 12/31/2010 9:19:58 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: Beaten Valve

DYWALM* ALERT!! DYWALM* ALERT!!!



*"Digruntled 'Yutes' Who Aren't Labeled Muslims"
8 posted on 12/31/2010 9:20:31 AM PST by pillut48 (Israel doesn't have a friend in President Obama...and neither does the USA! (h/t pgkdan))
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To: Beaten Valve

No government has the nerve. Arsonists and looters should be shot. Repeat as necessary.


9 posted on 12/31/2010 9:21:11 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Beaten Valve

The Amish are at it again!

To bad the locals don’t own guns anymore. Wow, 1 year I would like to see a headline that reads,” 20 youths were shot last night as owners protected their property” I do not think that car torching would happen next year!


10 posted on 12/31/2010 9:21:28 AM PST by luv2ndamend (Same party, different letter.)
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To: Beaten Valve

The “celebration of cultural diversity” can be a real b*tch. Nasty too!


11 posted on 12/31/2010 9:21:28 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("The Dems have a 'war room' for everything but war..." - Dennis Miller)
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To: Beaten Valve

I’d burn cars too if the local cars were Renaults, Peugeots or Citroens. French cars are terrible.


12 posted on 12/31/2010 9:22:37 AM PST by MediaMole
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To: Beaten Valve

I’m going to guess that there are individuals in France who are buying up beaters, overinsuring them and then strategically parking them during New Year’s in order to turn a profit - perhaps sharing it with some of the “youths” in order to get the benefit of volume.


13 posted on 12/31/2010 9:22:43 AM PST by wideawake
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To: Beaten Valve

Geez, if this happened here, Nancy Pelosi would call it stimulus (for Gov’t Motors & the unions).


14 posted on 12/31/2010 9:22:43 AM PST by umgud
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To: Beaten Valve

On the other hand, have you ever driven a Peugeot or a Citroen? Torching them might have been a public service.


15 posted on 12/31/2010 9:24:57 AM PST by LouD ("against all enemies, foreign and domestic...")
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To: Beaten Valve
authorities say has become an annual "sweepstakes" of disaffected youths competing to see who can burn the most cars.

Awwwww, isn’t that cute! Getting to be a real tradition for the "youths."

The nut cases should be thankful they are not here in Texas, what with the Castle Laws and all that.

They would see some "fireworks" fer real.

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16 posted on 12/31/2010 9:26:03 AM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: umgud

Americans are a bit more organized. We made it into a program/stimulus, and called it “Clash for Clunkers”.


17 posted on 12/31/2010 9:27:42 AM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Beaten Valve

Expect a visit from C.A.I.R. real soon.

And don’t shoot til ya see the whites of their eyes.


18 posted on 12/31/2010 9:29:36 AM PST by Joe Boucher
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To: Beaten Valve

In Detroit they only fire live ammo into the air.......think of all the fun they’re missing out on


19 posted on 12/31/2010 9:31:18 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (There's only one cure for Obamarrhea......)
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To: Hot Tabasco
In Detroit they only fire live ammo into the air.......

I can't believe it, there was just a commercial on tv asking Detroiters to "Ring in the New Year with a Bell, not with a BANG!" LOL!

20 posted on 12/31/2010 9:43:01 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (There's only one cure for Obamarrhea......)
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To: Beaten Valve

Kick the disaffected youth out of the country! They obviously don’t want to fit in a civilized country.


21 posted on 12/31/2010 9:53:42 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: Da Coyote
We're just bracing for their celebratory gunfire in about three hours.

If that's all they do, we're pretty OK with that.

When they send bigger stuff in to our bases, it becomes a nuisance.

22 posted on 12/31/2010 9:58:15 AM PST by Allegra (You're a towel.)
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To: Allegra
We're just bracing for their celebratory gunfire in about three hours.

I'm confused.

Are you in France or Detroit?

Whicheveer it is, I hope that you'll be staying indoors...

23 posted on 12/31/2010 10:05:56 AM PST by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

Isn’t that special.....


24 posted on 12/31/2010 10:07:22 AM PST by Mygirlsmom (..there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.)
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To: Beaten Valve
Are you in France or Detroit?

Baghdad.

Whicheveer it is, I hope that you'll be staying indoors...

Absolutely.

25 posted on 12/31/2010 10:10:31 AM PST by Allegra (You're a towel.)
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To: luv2ndamend

Your post 10 just defined why America won’t ever see such car burnings.


26 posted on 12/31/2010 10:13:16 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: LouD

“On the other hand, have you ever driven a Peugeot or a Citroen? Torching them might have been a public service.”

You are so right. Therefore, please have all Citroen DS-19 vehicles sent to me for safe disposal, convertibles first.

;-)


27 posted on 12/31/2010 10:15:21 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: MediaMole

They’re pretty good cars now, great engines. Everybody world wide has the same computer driven tools, methods, controls. Defect rates from the smallest component to sub and full assemblies are minimal, and carefully tracked. Cars are commodities now, like detergent. New cars are pretty much for establishing/maintaining brand identity, much like this years new sneakers.


28 posted on 12/31/2010 10:20:56 AM PST by Leisler (They always lie, and have for so much and for so long, that they no longer know what about.)
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To: Truth29
Arsonists and looters,car thieves, home invaders, rapists, molesters, muggers, car jackers should be shot.

(fixed it)

29 posted on 12/31/2010 10:23:26 AM PST by Leisler (They always lie, and have for so much and for so long, that they no longer know what about.)
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To: Beaten Valve

To these “disaffected youths” competing to see who can live in more squalid, disgusting conditions is a good thing. Truly insane.


30 posted on 12/31/2010 10:23:47 AM PST by Personal Responsibility (The more the plans fail the more the planners plan - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Beaten Valve

Auto Flambe.


31 posted on 12/31/2010 10:26:44 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Beaten Valve

Ah, yes, a nip of chardonnay by the flickering fire of a burning Renault. How French. How romantic....


32 posted on 12/31/2010 11:37:03 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: Beaten Valve

Unless I’m mistaken they mostly burn cars in their own neighborhoods - i.e. the cars of their muslim brethren.

Insurance companies should just stop payments for such arson. The ‘youths’ would experience some industrial-strength sharia payback right quick.


33 posted on 12/31/2010 11:39:34 AM PST by Moltke (Always retaliate first.)
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