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#2
Hm. Given that they've got this giant Army and that by 2011, in Defence terms we're going to have essentially the First Clapham Cubs in a rowing boat with a balsawood glider (all magnificently supported by 120,000 MoD civil servants, of course), I think their counterstroke is obvious.

I, for one, will welcome our new occupying partners in 2011. I wonder if I can get a job as a native interpreter and whether that'll give Class VI privileges?
 

Biped

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#3
Strictly speaking, they did it to themselves.

American operators, American rig, in American waters, with American operating rules and procedures, overseen by an American safety agency . . . . . . . . that's what you get Obama my old son, for banning foreign operators from drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
#4
There was an interesting letter in yesterdays Daily Mail (yeah I know) entitled Obama and the myths about British "brutality" which was written by someone who says he was a magistrate in Kenya during the 1950's. Maybe its time Mrs. Obama produced some proof of the alleged "brutality", or alternatively: Shut The F uck Up.
 

the_boy_syrup

LE
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#5
eodmatt said:
There was an interesting letter in yesterdays Daily Mail (yeah I know) entitled Obama and the myths about British "brutality" which was written by someone who says he was a magistrate in Kenya during the 1950's. Maybe its time Mrs. Obama produced some proof of the alleged "brutality", or alternatively: Shut The F uck Up.
I saw that and thought it was very good particuarly about the point of British soldiers going to the prison daily just to beat prisoners up

Is he upset that the U.S. invaded Iraq to get their oil and the Brits have rucked up 10 miles off the coast and cracked a gusher?
 
#6
eodmatt said:
There was an interesting letter in yesterdays Daily Mail (yeah I know) entitled Obama and the myths about British "brutality" which was written by someone who says he was a magistrate in Kenya during the 1950's. Maybe its time Mrs. Obama produced some proof of the alleged "brutality", or alternatively: Shut The F uck Up.
Got a link to it? I'd heard about that from someone in work and was intrigued. Didn't know where they'd got it from though.

P.S. Just nicked the image and stuck it up on Facebook... am now standing by for outrage from Yanks and/or polar bear huggers (or whatever the Louisiana equivalent is) :D
 

rampant

LE
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#7
eodmatt said:
There was an interesting letter in yesterdays Daily Mail (yeah I know) entitled Obama and the myths about British "brutality" which was written by someone who says he was a magistrate in Kenya during the 1950's. Maybe its time Mrs. Obama produced some proof of the alleged "brutality", or alternatively: Shut The F uck Up.
I'd like to read that, do you have a link eod? Surely there would also be a record in the Police Files too, has anyone tried to dig it out?
 

the_boy_syrup

LE
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#8
rampant said:
eodmatt said:
There was an interesting letter in yesterdays Daily Mail (yeah I know) entitled Obama and the myths about British "brutality" which was written by someone who says he was a magistrate in Kenya during the 1950's. Maybe its time Mrs. Obama produced some proof of the alleged "brutality", or alternatively: Shut The F uck Up.
I'd like to read that, do you have a link eod? Surely there would also be a record in the Police Files too, has anyone tried to dig it out?
I don't think you can link to the letters

Try and get hold of an old paper to read it though it really is very good
 

rampant

LE
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#11
the_boy_syrup said:
rampant said:
eodmatt said:
There was an interesting letter in yesterdays Daily Mail (yeah I know) entitled Obama and the myths about British "brutality" which was written by someone who says he was a magistrate in Kenya during the 1950's. Maybe its time Mrs. Obama produced some proof of the alleged "brutality", or alternatively: Shut The F uck Up.
I'd like to read that, do you have a link eod? Surely there would also be a record in the Police Files too, has anyone tried to dig it out?
I don't think you can link to the letters

Try and get hold of an old paper to read it though it really is very good
I'll do that, I remember covering Mau Mau at University, fascinating subject, and yes British actions were quite brutal in many cases, but the screeching by so many that they were all victims is just drivel. Not to mention that excerable book by Caroline Elkins, who seems to have no idea of how staitistics work in historical analysis, and purely has some kind of machete to grind.
 
#13
In the unlikely event that anyone here is in any doubt, war is a brutal business. If Mr Obama looks towards SE Asia ........ brutality - well if the cap fits.
 
#14
eodmatt said:
There was an interesting letter in yesterdays Daily Mail (yeah I know) entitled Obama and the myths about British "brutality" which was written by someone who says he was a magistrate in Kenya during the 1950's. Maybe its time Mrs. Obama produced some proof of the alleged "brutality", or alternatively: Shut The F uck Up.
I see your Kenya and raise you Americas homegrown holocaust!http://www.nemasys.com/ghostwolf/Native/genocide.shtml
They've some neck to moan about atrocities.
 
#15
the_boy_syrup said:
I saw that and thought it was very good particuarly about the point of British soldiers going to the prison daily just to beat prisoners up
I truly doubt this occurred. The would lead tendonitis in the elbow and repetitive stress injury to the rotator cuff, hard to cope with in the days before Ibuprofen. I would expectt hat they beat the prisoners no more than once or twice a week.

edited to add: based on weight of baton, club, dog whip could also lead to wrist injury
 
#16
Glad_its_all_over said:
Hm. Given that they've got this giant Army and that by 2011, in Defence terms we're going to have essentially the First Clapham Cubs in a rowing boat with a balsawood glider (all magnificently supported by 120,000 MoD civil servants, of course), I think their counterstroke is obvious.

I, for one, will welcome our new occupying partners in 2011. I wonder if I can get a job as a native interpreter and whether that'll give Class VI privileges?
How many military assets would the USA need to conquer the UK?
I've always thought 3 Carrier Groups could do it, one off the South East Coast, one in the Irish Sea, and one up around sconny Botland.
 
#17
DavidBOC said:
the_boy_syrup said:
I saw that and thought it was very good particuarly about the point of British soldiers going to the prison daily just to beat prisoners up
I truly doubt this occurred. The would lead tendonitis in the elbow and repetitive stress injury to the rotator cuff, hard to cope with in the days before Ibuprofen. I would expectt hat they beat the prisoners no more than once or twice a week.

edited to add: based on weight of baton, club, dog whip could also lead to wrist injury
Absolutely. So we made the prisoners beat each other up with clubs. That's why Obama's head is shaped like a coconut..hereditary club DNA.
 

the_boy_syrup

LE
Book Reviewer
#18
DavidBOC said:
the_boy_syrup said:
I saw that and thought it was very good particuarly about the point of British soldiers going to the prison daily just to beat prisoners up
I truly doubt this occurred. The would lead tendonitis in the elbow and repetitive stress injury to the rotator cuff, hard to cope with in the days before Ibuprofen. I would expectt hat they beat the prisoners no more than once or twice a week.

edited to add: based on weight of baton, club, dog whip could also lead to wrist injury
I actually thought Obama had picked up one of Ted "I'm Oirish I am" Kennedy's scripts talking about "The Kesh"

Of course he's lucky it wasn't the septics that captured his grandfather they would have raped the women and burnt the vilage down as part of Americanisation
 

rampant

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#20
Might need resized before posting, small text desn't quite read clearly. I saved it to me drive and tried to zoom in on it and still doesn't come out clear enough to read. Could just be me tho.

edited to add: managed to get a closer look very fascinating, and definately throws up some more questions. It may be that Obama's Kenya family have passed on the myth of suffering, similar to all the Irish whose Grandpappies were in the Post Office, so many in fact that the main cause of death must have been suffaction through overcrowding, either that or their grannies had a singular inability to wear their knickers any higher up than their ankles. :D
 

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