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2006-03-19 Europe
French protesters issue job ultimatum
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Posted by Fred 2006-03-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [358 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 And so it goes.....

Addicted to infinite comfort, and infinite income stream security, the Euros go round and round down the drain.

God forbid they be exposed to risk of income interruption, for any reason.

What half-men.
Posted by no mo uro 2006-03-19 06:54||   2006-03-19 06:54|| Front Page Top

#2 It hasn't dawned upon the French yet that the old Soviet era saying "They pretend to pay us and we pretend to work" was a criticism not a compliment.
Posted by Shanter Fleatch5032 2006-03-19 07:31||   2006-03-19 07:31|| Front Page Top

#3 I saw one socialist college co-ed on Radio France 2 tape 13 Heures say, "We are not infants," the irony of which is sadly lost on 68 percent of the population. The French appear to think of getting hired as a lifelong marriage, an attitude that appears not to extend to interpersonal relationships.
Posted by Perfessor 2006-03-19 15:08||   2006-03-19 15:08|| Front Page Top

#4 Dang - forgot the source but am sure I read an aticle a few days ago about the Russian Navy only being able to keep 50-60 ships of any size, class or type from its former Cold War fleet, surface or sub, due to $$$ shortages, and many of these will still likely have to remain tied up to piers for over-extended periods. One way or another, unless something changes the Russians = China > may have to prioritize missle submarines over any other type of warship.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2006-03-19 23:08||   2006-03-19 23:08|| Front Page Top

#5 They've got job security for life, a 35-hour work week, and an early retirement age. If they'd only set the minimum wage to 200 Euros / hour, France would be paradise!
Posted by DMFD 2006-03-19 23:41||   2006-03-19 23:41|| Front Page Top

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