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To: george76

Why, ohhhh why, cain’t Argentina leave this island group alone??? They have enough problems without tangling with the Brits again...

All they got there are sheep and mossy rocks...Geesh...

“Faukland Islands...Where the men are men, and the sheep are nervous!!!” ;-)


3 posted on 01/31/2012 8:20:05 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: stevie_d_64

them aint sheep, them’s English war brides leftover from the last invasion, soon to be repatriated

Gawd Save the Queen!


7 posted on 01/31/2012 8:35:38 AM PST by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common- Voltaire)
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To: stevie_d_64

“All they got there are sheep and mossy rocks...Geesh...”

Actually that has changed with the discovery of petroleum reserves that have been discovered.

Oil Grab in Falkland Islands Seen Tripling U.K. Reserves: Energy
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-19/britain-s-oil-grab-in-falkland-islands-seen-tripling-u-k-reserves-energy.html

Falkland Islands oil drilling begins
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/feb/22/falkland-islands-oil-drilling-begins


14 posted on 01/31/2012 8:55:13 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: stevie_d_64

Oil and to distract the population from their domestic malfeasance.


17 posted on 01/31/2012 9:01:09 AM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, or the jobs that go with it.)
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To: stevie_d_64

and Oil. The Falklands recently has been the site of oil exploration and estimates run into the 8 plus billion barrels.


26 posted on 01/31/2012 9:32:04 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: stevie_d_64

O-I-L


33 posted on 01/31/2012 10:07:32 AM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: stevie_d_64

Actually, I think the Falklands have oil...

Also the reason they can’t leave the Falklands alone is the fact that they HAVE problems at home and need something to distract the people...


34 posted on 01/31/2012 10:12:56 AM PST by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: stevie_d_64
Obama's fault.
38 posted on 01/31/2012 11:02:10 AM PST by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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