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Sean Penn accuses Britain of 'colonialism' over Falklands
Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 13 Feb 2012 | Staff Reporter

Posted on 02/13/2012 5:27:42 PM PST by PotatoHeadMick

Sean Penn has accused Britain of colonialism and urged the government to open negotiations with Argentina over the Falkland Islands.

At a meeting with Argentine president Cristina Kirchner, the Left-wing Hollywood actor referred to the islands "the Malvinas Islands of Argentina" and said Britain should entered into a UN-sponsored dialogue over their sovereignty.

"The world today is not going to tolerate any ludicrous and archaic commitment to colonialist ideology," he said during the meeting in Buenos Aires.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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Big mouth lefty Hollywood actor.
1 posted on 02/13/2012 5:27:49 PM PST by PotatoHeadMick
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2 posted on 02/13/2012 5:29:31 PM PST by EEGator
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To: PotatoHeadMick

F**k this guy.


3 posted on 02/13/2012 5:30:46 PM PST by youngidiot (Hear Hear!)
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To: EEGator

If I wonder what to do in this life, I ask, “What would Spicoli do?” Then do the opposite.


4 posted on 02/13/2012 5:32:33 PM PST by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

All I need to hear is..”Sean Penn said” and I know it’s moronic.


5 posted on 02/13/2012 5:33:29 PM PST by coolbreeze (giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teen-age boys.)
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To: PotatoHeadMick
Spiccoli speaks! Does anyone actually follow anything this hypocritical mental midget says?
6 posted on 02/13/2012 5:34:01 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

A know-nothing, lefty Hollywood actor.


7 posted on 02/13/2012 5:34:33 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Sean Penn: Bite me!


8 posted on 02/13/2012 5:34:50 PM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: PotatoHeadMick
I just can't take this idiot seriously.

His face screams 'special needs'.

9 posted on 02/13/2012 5:34:54 PM PST by skeeter
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To: PotatoHeadMick

I’d like to introduce Spicoli to a dialogue with me size 12s.


10 posted on 02/13/2012 5:35:19 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the fascists.)
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To: PotatoHeadMick
"The world today is not going to tolerate any ludicrous and archaic commitment to colonialist ideology," he said during the meeting in Buenos Aires.

But the world is supposed to tolerate the uninformed ramblings of an idiot who has no knowledge of the history of the islands or the people who live there.
11 posted on 02/13/2012 5:36:54 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

LOL!


12 posted on 02/13/2012 5:38:26 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: coolbreeze

Yup.


13 posted on 02/13/2012 5:38:32 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: boop

“All I need are some tasty waves, a cool buzz, and I’m fine.”


14 posted on 02/13/2012 5:39:01 PM PST by EEGator
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Screw the UN. Sean Penn needs a bath.


15 posted on 02/13/2012 5:42:09 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell (It's Algebra, Uncle Fletcher.)
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To: EEGator
Venezuela’s ambassador to Argentina
16 posted on 02/13/2012 5:42:46 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: PotatoHeadMick

I accuse Penn of being an idiot who thinks he’s smart. That’s dangerous.


17 posted on 02/13/2012 5:44:20 PM PST by Terry Mross (.)
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To: PotatoHeadMick
Memo to Penn:

Britain engaged in colonialism over here, too.

Would he rather that they hadn't?

-PJ

18 posted on 02/13/2012 5:45:07 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Try advising the Middle East Sean.


19 posted on 02/13/2012 5:45:39 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Sean Penn is a All Baracked (F**ked) Up.


20 posted on 02/13/2012 5:49:43 PM PST by KwHorn77 (The GOP needs to get some Nads.)
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To: skeeter

I’ll bet he also uses the term “running dogs” at his fashionista Hollywood dinner parties....


21 posted on 02/13/2012 5:49:49 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Carterize Obama in November)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Earth to Sean: The Falklands were uninhabited when the Europeans arrived. Nobody was colonized. The French were first and Malvinas is a translation of the French name for the islands. The Spanish came for a short time, but also left.


22 posted on 02/13/2012 5:51:55 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Political Junkie Too

Actually I believe he would be opposed, And was not his Fathers name found in the Russian Archives along with many other Hollywood types after the Wall Fell?? Now if he is not an Enemy Combatant who is??


23 posted on 02/13/2012 5:52:08 PM PST by eyeamok
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Penn is actually parroting Barrak Hussein, who also thinks the UK should “negotiate” with Argentina over the islands. Hussein’s view of course is a sharp departure from prior US administrations.


24 posted on 02/13/2012 5:52:27 PM PST by Dagnabitt ("None of the above" ain't running.)
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To: BerryDingle

I do not care what Penn does or says. As far as I am concerned, he is just another Hollywood queer.


25 posted on 02/13/2012 5:52:53 PM PST by sport
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To: EEGator

In the UK Mail article, Penn is looking like an young Hitler.

He’s actingly like Jesse Jackson, and smelling like Jesse Ventura.

A new form of life?


26 posted on 02/13/2012 5:53:08 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Terry Mross
being an idiot who thinks he’s smart. That’s dangerous.

I've always subscribed to that.....on the flipside, I went to school with a kid who was 'below average', but would readily admit that he knew it.

He slogged his way through his early years, got a pest control license and ended up owning the largest bug zap company in Phoenix - sold it for huge bucks and is now a very happy and content (and well off) dog groomer.

27 posted on 02/13/2012 5:53:26 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Carterize Obama in November)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Prince Harry + Apache helicopter + strafing run + Sean Penn = VICTORY


28 posted on 02/13/2012 5:54:27 PM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

I urge Sean Penn to open his buttocks wide enough to allow his head to exit his lower intestines. I have just as much right to give him this advice as he has in advising Britain.


29 posted on 02/13/2012 5:55:27 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Sean Penn, freak of nature: An Irishman with a vagina.


30 posted on 02/13/2012 5:59:25 PM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American)
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To: PotatoHeadMick
Dear Mr. Penn, you ignorant dick:

From Wikipedia...

The Falkland Islands were uninhabited when discovered by Europeans, but recent discoveries of arrowheads in Lafonia (on the southern half of East Falkland) as well as the remains of a wooden canoe provide strong evidence that they had been visited previously, most likely by the Yaghan people of Tierra del Fuego. It is not known if these are evidence of one-way journeys, but there is no known evidence of pre-Columbian buildings or structures

Subsequently, in 1592, the islands were discovered by English explorer John Davis and claimed for the Queen. The islands were then uninhabited!

Following discovery, the Falklands were first settled in 1766...by British colonists! At the time, there were no other inhabitants!

In other words, the Falklands were British before there was an Argentina! Spain created the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata in 1776. It was not until 1816 that Argentina secured her independence from Spain.

I'm well aware, Mr. Penn, that you are ignorant of history (along with most everything else). But can you not understand that the Falklands have been British ever since they were discovered. And that they were discovered by Europeans, not by "Argentinians", you moron.

In case you were wondering, Tierra del Fuego is in Chile -- not Argentina. And I've yet to hear Chile put in a claim for the Falklands, based on the wanderings of pre-historic Tierra del Fuegans. But they've a better claim than the Argentinians, idiot.

31 posted on 02/13/2012 6:00:11 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Why do pothead lefties think they have the right (and ability) to speak about everything on the planet?


32 posted on 02/13/2012 6:00:58 PM PST by Ironfocus (Unseat the Looter-in-Chief)
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To: ErnBatavia

A dinner party at Sean Penn’s defies imagination. I’d be ready to blow my brains out before the entree.


33 posted on 02/13/2012 6:03:51 PM PST by skeeter
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To: ErnBatavia

34 posted on 02/13/2012 6:05:13 PM PST by EEGator
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To: PotatoHeadMick

I sincerely doubt he knows what it means.


35 posted on 02/13/2012 6:05:27 PM PST by Cyman
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To: BerryDingle

He should head to Egypt and calm things down there, broker peace among the various factions. I’m sure he would be really effective.


36 posted on 02/13/2012 6:06:26 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Good for you, Sean! In fact, I think you should take things a step further by giving up your Hollywood career, moving to Argentina, and joining the Argentine army so you can be on the front lines when Argentina decides to go to war over the Falklands.


37 posted on 02/13/2012 6:08:54 PM PST by GreenHornet
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So when will Sean figure out that most of South and Central America was once a Spanish colony? ...including Argentina.


38 posted on 02/13/2012 6:17:01 PM PST by Ozymandias Ghost
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Don’t argue with those idiots when they’re RIGHT, it doesn’t happen often enough to make much of a dent in anything...


39 posted on 02/13/2012 6:18:04 PM PST by varmintman
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feh... i seriously doubt there are but a hand full if any Argies left on the islands
40 posted on 02/13/2012 6:19:29 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: PotatoHeadMick
Penn versus Penn debate:


41 posted on 02/13/2012 6:20:48 PM PST by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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Sean Penn is an ass.


42 posted on 02/13/2012 6:22:30 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

...and Penn’s words of wisdom elicited the following from patrons of the White Horse Tavern in Soho:

“Sod off, ya wanker.”


43 posted on 02/13/2012 6:23:15 PM PST by RightOnline
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To: youngidiot
My sentiments, exactly.

ML/NJ

44 posted on 02/13/2012 6:26:54 PM PST by ml/nj
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ludicrous and archaic commitment to colonialist ideology

I don't think he knows what those words mean otherwise he would know that they don't have much relationship with reality in this case.

45 posted on 02/13/2012 6:34:21 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (Would you sing if someone sucked YOU up the vacuum cleaner hose?)
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To: PotatoHeadMick

Why the bleep does Argentina care about these islands anyway? Canada doesn’t care about the two French colonial islands south of Newfoundland. Some sort of weird national pride thing? Current population is around 3 thousand. GDP is around $100 million. A bad Sean Penn movie makes that much.


46 posted on 02/13/2012 6:37:51 PM PST by xp38
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To: colorado tanker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Re-establishment_of_British_rule_on_the_Falkland_Islands

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Falkland_Islands

My money’s on the British!


47 posted on 02/13/2012 6:43:32 PM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: EEGator

looks like banjo boy from “Deliverance”....


48 posted on 02/13/2012 6:43:41 PM PST by pricilla (one should always try to be smarter than the equipment one is operating - Amajato)
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To: xp38

Why? OIL and GAS!


49 posted on 02/13/2012 6:46:23 PM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: xp38

Oil this time around.


50 posted on 02/13/2012 6:51:22 PM PST by jimnm
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