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High fuel prices & taxes are the symptom, what is the root cause for the riots in France?  

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Elites versus the unwashed masses who still have a brain
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Voting closes: January 22, 2019, 10:46:14 am

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Rastus

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French Riots & Protests
« on: December 08, 2018, 10:46:14 am »
France is undergoing a time or rioting.  It's not the muslims this time...it's people protesting high fuel prices and high taxes.  But something brought on their ridiculously high fuel prices and excessive taxation.  Sure, it was the politicians, but on a deeper level what was it?

Note:  This movement is spreading to Belgium and the Netherlands where fuel prices were not jacked up.

Info:  What is a yellow vest?  Well, if you drive a car, you are required in France to wear a high visibility vest just in case you stop on the roadside, for instance, because of a mechanical malfunction.  It's a safety thing....of course....there to help you from the government.

If Hillary had been elected, I suspect we'd shortly be seeing the same thing here.

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French Riots & Protests
« on: December 08, 2018, 10:46:14 am »

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Re: French Riots & Protests
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2018, 11:48:41 am »
I believe that it is those who were suckered by and enjoyed the socialist trappings not being happy when socialist realities strike.  That is the reason for the protests.  The riots are caused anarchist antifa looking to disrupt and destroy, because that is what undisciplined spoiled brats do.
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Re: French Riots & Protests
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2018, 03:02:06 pm »
I suspect some of it is Trump's Fault.

When they see how Trump has made a major shift in the political climate in this country that led to major economic benefits for the "common people", they started asking why it can't be done here also...
 
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Re: French Riots & Protests
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2018, 05:47:51 pm »
There could be some truth in that. 
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Re: French Riots & Protests
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2018, 09:25:26 am »
Socialism only success is the starvation diet. Other than that it is a parasite and its host (America) has decided to take a flea and tick bath. European countries do not have any real military so to speak. They rely on American presence to thwart any aggression. That is how they have socialized medicine. The money they would put into a standing military goes to a failed socialized medical system. Most EU countries have 60 percent tax rates. So when someone tells you that their minimum wage is 15 dollars an hour in whatever European country they forget to tell you that after taxes they are making less than American minimum wage earners.   
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