Skip to comments.Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots...
Posted on 12/08/2018 12:28:29 AM PST by caww
Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with 'thousands' of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by "yellow vest" protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation.....
The Eiffel Tower and other tourist landmarks were shut, shops were boarded up to avoid looting and street furniture removed to avoid metal bars from being used as projectiles.
About 89,000 police were deployed across the country.
(Excerpt) Read more at france24.com ...
After three centuries of focus on external enemies, today’s relative peace has given us an opportunity to scrutinize our neighbors. It turns out we don’t like each other very much.
I wouldn’t say that...but the French are the French as we know......and I’ll just leave it at that.
My blog post has links to text and video from BFM-TV in France.
Macron will have to raise taxes to pay for all the police deployment.
These are the same people that voted for the guy Macron.
What did they expect? He is doing what he said he’d do.
then post the channel here if you like.....
That 1950's-60's vintage armored car has to be the most photographed antique in Paris this week!! I viewed it on multiple news videos from multiple angles as if it is a great threat to anyone other than it's operators, hehehe. Amazed it still runs actually.
He’s got military there as well.... however he can’t stand by and see the city be destroyed as was done in Ukraine.
France still has a fair number of citizens with firearms, It is not the UK or Germany. Though not Switzerland or the Czech Republic either.
True.......however lets hope it doesn’t come to that.
There are two groups in France: those who want free stuff, and those who pay for the free stuff. The average citizen probably thought it was themselves and government, respectively. But it’s the other way around.
They brought this on themselves.
The lot of them. Childless European leaders who claim allegiance to their pocketbooks and private islands.
That includes Roberts running off to that cave in Malta after 0bamacare.
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