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French government dissolved amid turmoil
CNN ^ | August 25,2014 | Jethro Mullen

Posted on 08/25/2014 3:03:19 AM PDT by NautiNurse

Edited on 08/25/2014 7:30:45 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The French government was dissolved Monday amid turmoil among top ministers.

President Francois Hollande asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government, which will be announced Tuesday...

"The crisis in the heart of the government is clear, and it promises to be bloody," reported Le Figaro, a right-leaning national newspaper.


(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: eussr; france; french; government; hollande; socialism; socialistparty
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Stagnant economy under a socialist regime. Who would have thunk it?
1 posted on 08/25/2014 3:03:20 AM PDT by NautiNurse
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To: NautiNurse

That is unexpected; any leftist will tell you that socialism works on paper. Who would have guessed that it would fail yet again in the real world?


2 posted on 08/25/2014 3:08:07 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: NautiNurse

French government in turmoil? Who knew?


3 posted on 08/25/2014 3:08:40 AM PDT by abb ("News reporting is too important to be left to the journalists." Walter Abbott (1950 -))
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To: NautiNurse

Think anyone will notice?


4 posted on 08/25/2014 3:25:05 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: NautiNurse

Mon dieu! Socialism failed? Again? How can this be?


5 posted on 08/25/2014 3:36:06 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Cancer sucks. ~ Þ)
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To: NautiNurse

I don’t understand. The French have raised taxes, increased spending and put in all kinds of regulations.

How can their economy be choking?


6 posted on 08/25/2014 3:41:38 AM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: Tzimisce

A mystery... :p


7 posted on 08/25/2014 4:02:57 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: NautiNurse
a team that is coherent with the course that he himself has set for our country

As if France were a sailboat or cruise liner and one man could steer her towards...sunset if these socialists get their way.

The utter hubris is not shocking, but the stupidity in thinking that a single man should be running an entire nation is. When will socialism die?

8 posted on 08/25/2014 4:03:01 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Pollster1

How exactly does it “work on paper” anyways? In Crayon?


9 posted on 08/25/2014 4:04:00 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

I woudn’t use that paper to wipe my a$$.


10 posted on 08/25/2014 4:08:02 AM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: Tzimisce

“raised taxes, increased spending and put in all kinds of regulations.’

Hmm, that sounds familiar.


11 posted on 08/25/2014 4:11:45 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: uglybiker

bump


12 posted on 08/25/2014 4:13:36 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: NautiNurse

I’d like to see our gubermint dissolve. Think Roger Rabbit can bring The Dip?


13 posted on 08/25/2014 4:14:18 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Kerry, as Obama's plenipotentiary, is a paradox - the physical presence of a geopolitical absence")
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To: NautiNurse

Can the US do it now as well?


14 posted on 08/25/2014 4:17:22 AM PDT by BCW (ARMIS EXPOSCERE PACEM)
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To: NautiNurse
The government has failed Hollande. He alone knows what is best for the people of France. It is a shame that the bureaucrats are too stupid to implement paradise
15 posted on 08/25/2014 4:27:37 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Tainan
"Think anyone will notice"

Keep an eye on Marine LePen. She is coming on strong. Between the crappy economy and the muzzie invasion, the French have about lost patience. "Aux barricades! A bas les aristos!"

16 posted on 08/25/2014 4:32:22 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

I very much agree. Mme. LePen has been moving up higher and higher.


17 posted on 08/25/2014 4:34:46 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: GeronL

An inscrutable mystery indeed.
Where is Inspector Clouseau when you need him?


18 posted on 08/25/2014 4:39:49 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: F15Eagle; Kartographer

ping


19 posted on 08/25/2014 4:39:49 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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To: NautiNurse

I love France and the French, outside of Paris. It’s hard to understand how these lovely people can make such a hash of everything governmental.


20 posted on 08/25/2014 4:47:10 AM PDT by OpusatFR (I did make that. No one else did the work.)
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To: NautiNurse

That’s OK the muzzies have the French’s backs and will soon have their heads.


21 posted on 08/25/2014 4:49:51 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: OpusatFR
I think any socialist leader or useful idiot can be summed up by the following (safe - click on image):


22 posted on 08/25/2014 4:58:36 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: NautiNurse
Socialist leader Hollande.....has the worst approval ratings of any French President on record.

Go figger.

Who'da thunk it.

23 posted on 08/25/2014 5:14:34 AM PDT by Lazamataz (First we beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them.)
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To: NautiNurse
Hollande has the worst approval ratings of any French President on record.

And yet, if someone remotely pro-free market got in and tried to cut spending and reduce taxes and regulation, there would be riots and they'd be booted out in a week. The French people are besotted with Welfare State Socialism just like the rest of the Western population; even moreso. They aren't angry at Hollande. They are angry that they can't get something for nothing -- have a productive economy while having the productive rich hand them a bunch of cash so they can live the good life too.

24 posted on 08/25/2014 5:21:29 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Lazamataz

and yet... if he were black he would still have a 95% approval rating from blacks!


25 posted on 08/25/2014 5:25:14 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: NautiNurse
The European Union is starting to sound alot like the old Soviet Union.
26 posted on 08/25/2014 5:25:52 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a human to knowledge but you can't make him think)
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To: OpusatFR
It’s hard to understand how these lovely people can make such a hash of everything governmental.

Of late, we have little room to criticize. Also, the French have wisely avoided moving to an electronic voting system. I applaud them.

27 posted on 08/25/2014 5:27:42 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: NautiNurse

France...welcome to your dictator.

Can’t wait to watch it happen here if Republican/Conservative take the Senate and we hold the House.

Hollande’s statement sounds very 0bamaesque! “Coherent...” I’ve heard lots of liberals and even younger republican/conservatives express frustration over our “partisan” congress. Add in Reid & Pelosi constantly yelping about Boehner being uncooperative and blocking legislation, and Barry’s comment last summer about a ‘rogue congress/House...” I guarantee you we’ll see it happen here before 2016 if there is any kind of push from a Republican Congress!

Do not anticipate some sort of ‘windfall’ and change from the 2014 sweep. They’ll be lucky if they can stall them until 2016...and then they’ll be blamed AGAIN, for all the ill’s of the world because they wouldn’t be “coherent” with King Barry.

I don’t know who will ascend from the pit of socialism in 2016 to rule over us, but it won’t be pretty.

In some ways it might be a better strategy to just stay home in 2014 and let them run America into the ground. Then we come out swinging for 2016 with a GOP grand plan back to Freedom.

Politically, I believe we’ve been taken hostage and congress in open rebellion going into 2016 is not what we need.


28 posted on 08/25/2014 5:32:46 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: NautiNurse

70th anniversary of the liberation of Paris.

History may not repeat itself, but yes, apparently it does rhyme.


29 posted on 08/25/2014 5:33:46 AM PDT by Stosh
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To: Jimmy Valentine
"Keep an eye on Marine LePen. She is coming on strong."

Yes, but is she right like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher or is she right like Hitler was called right? My fear (for France) is the latter.
30 posted on 08/25/2014 5:35:11 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Pollster1; All
That is unexpected; any leftist will tell you that socialism works on paper

Toilet paper, maybe...
31 posted on 08/25/2014 5:46:52 AM PDT by notdownwidems (Shellback pollywogs! U.S.S. William H. Standley, CG-32 1977-80)
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To: EBH
Republican or conservative? Because the two are very different today. Today's republican leadership in the senate provides crucial cloture votes to advance Harry Reid's liberal agenda.

/johnny

32 posted on 08/25/2014 5:50:25 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Cowboy Bob

L’etat c’est moi!


33 posted on 08/25/2014 5:59:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Cincinna

Gallic Ping.


34 posted on 08/25/2014 6:01:24 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: abb
French government in turmoil? Who knew?


35 posted on 08/25/2014 6:02:44 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: GeronL

It is a VERY dotted-line algore-rythm! Much like the calculation on Glo-BULL Warming!!


36 posted on 08/25/2014 6:08:13 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
They aren't angry at Hollande. They are angry that they can't get something for nothing -- have a productive economy while having the productive rich hand them a bunch of cash so they can live the good life too.

To sum up your statement: France is angry that their socialist utopia isn't actually as wonderful as they were told it was going to be!
37 posted on 08/25/2014 6:12:27 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: NautiNurse

Wow....this is huge news.


38 posted on 08/25/2014 6:14:19 AM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

I wouldn’t say like Hitler, but she isn’t our kind of “right” neither.


39 posted on 08/25/2014 6:15:38 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NautiNurse

Any storming of the bastille?


40 posted on 08/25/2014 6:15:45 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: NautiNurse

Well they will shortly adopt the flag of Hamas as their new national flag and fly it high.


41 posted on 08/25/2014 6:16:06 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: Pollster1

bttt


42 posted on 08/25/2014 6:17:13 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: OpusatFR

It’s a hobby with them.


43 posted on 08/25/2014 6:40:37 AM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: Jimmy Valentine

“Keep an eye on Marine LePen. She is coming on strong. Between the crappy economy and the muzzie invasion, the French have about lost patience. “Aux barricades! A bas les aristos!”


Uh, I wouldn’t count much on Le Pen - the “right” in France is, for the most part, socialist lite. They’re focused mostly on social, immigration and cultural issues. They’re not willing to go free market either.

She’s not going to move the button much on taxes, regulation and spending. The French are too far gone for that and, like the US, it will take a full economic collapse for the electorate to seriously consider true economic reform.


44 posted on 08/25/2014 7:05:53 AM PDT by quesney (e)
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To: 1010RD

It won’t EVER die. In fact I believe world-wide communism is the inevitable long term future. Eventually the state will be able to totally control its citizens. Think 1984. The state will ruthlessly put down any dissent. People will essentially become REAL slaves of the state. Hopefully that will happen long after I am gone.

On that happy note... have a nice pleasant day.


45 posted on 08/25/2014 7:09:54 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: rbg81

He is on the “pheune”.


46 posted on 08/25/2014 7:20:47 AM PDT by floralamiss (You are loved.)
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To: plain talk

Except that we are trending the opposite way. States are increasingly losing control (Bundy Ranch and Fergauson here). The NSA has a massive worldwide listening capability, and yet has issues noticing things like ISIS. The FedGov can’t even enforce regulations in states that refuse to play ball (Texas) and they are importing massive amounts of illegal immigrants who do not have the basic idea of what the rules are, yet alone who does the enforcement.

If I had to bet, we are on the long slide to a dark age. I expect the large countries of today to break up into smaller cultural similar nations like what happened in the Balkans.

So France is going to split three ways. Germany will go back to a bunch of smaller states, and Italy will fragment. Large states and absolute terror states only work until the people stop playing along. By the looks of things, they are doing that.


47 posted on 08/25/2014 7:21:58 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
And yet, if someone remotely pro-free market got in and tried to cut spending and reduce taxes and regulation, there would be riots and they'd be booted out in a week. The French people are besotted with Welfare State Socialism just like the rest of the Western population; even moreso. They aren't angry at Hollande. They are angry that they can't get something for nothing -- have a productive economy while having the productive rich hand them a bunch of cash so they can live the good life too.

You can substitute "Americans" for "French" and lose nothing in the translation.

48 posted on 08/25/2014 7:31:11 AM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: NautiNurse

All this over some tin foil.

Signed, Emily Latella.


49 posted on 08/25/2014 7:35:21 AM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: redgolum

Yes I see some of that balkanization happening as well in the nearer term.


50 posted on 08/25/2014 7:42:07 AM PDT by plain talk
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