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Pirate Becomes Youngest EU Parliamentarian, Vows to Fight Archaic Laws and Mindsets

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. 95Viper

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    I read every post in the thread... What was the thread about?
    National Firewall?
    Cutting?
    Scars?
    Pirates?

    Whoa, head spins!

    Goodluck to the lady, hope she is in good health, and makes intelligent decisions for her term in office.:)
     
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    Meh, corporations have lobbyists for that. They have most of the power.
     
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    nuff said. :) And by 'power' you meant cash, right? :)
     
  4. AlienIsGOD

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    a man can still have reservations about someone, plus i did look at the article very early in the am, i could have worded my opening post more eloquently and made the same point pretty much.
     
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    Cash = money = power = Corporations do what they want. Elections, politicians, laws are all bought and sold.
     
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    yes, yes, i know all about lobbies. but lobbies dont pass laws you see. corrupt politicians take deals offered to them and pass legislation that benefits the corporation. if you shrink the size of government you immediately shrink the opportunity for corruption. vote out the politicians who always seem to make millions while in office and the lobbies will soon be ineffective and too costly for corporations to keep.
     
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    I don't believe that a laissez faire approach to politics would bring about a decrease in corporate influence, or corruption, when has this proved to be the case? insofar as my efforts, focused or otherwise, they are of very little consequence.
     
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    yarr, she must have a some fine booty.
     
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    aye, I am glad we got back on track

    this is great news indeed
     
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    I know some pretty clean, smart successful people in high paid careers who have had a shitty past which caused them to do some permanent things which they may regret in the future.

    I also know some clean, smart successful people in high paid careers who smoked pot during their studies and continue to in their career but you would be none the wiser.

    Also....I know of people who are in high paid careers, who look the part but baffle me as how they even got there by their actions.
     
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    For those freaking out about her scars... So what? I know many people who cut or have done so in the past. They are some of the best people I have ever met in my life, both inteligent and caring. I knew several people who killed themselves and they were also inteligent and extremely caring. I'd sooner trust a suicidal person to the job than the regular crop of corrupt polititians. In my experience suicidal people usually put other peoples needs above there own. While they do put little value on themselves, frankly I think they'd be perfect politicians. They'd be harder to corrupt and would selflessly do everything in their power to help make a difference.
     
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    stfu anybody talking about scars or bitching..............


    great achievement./
     
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    Congratulations, I wish there was more acceptance of younger people in politics. I never understand why people in their 50's and 60's were the only people considered electable...
     
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    The assumption that older people are wiser.
    I can imagine that many of the older people in parliment would find debating and losing to a debate to a young person a hit to the ego.
     
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    I don't give a rat's ass about scars. I'd hit it.
     
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    Have to admit I'd probably too, even if she is sporting the mullet like/Davey Crocket hat hair doo.:eek:
     
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    actually no, i provided reasons for my stance, and unlike most ppl in the thread i maintained my maturity with detailed answers. Even posted this thread to my FB and most ppl in the thread came off looking immature.
     
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    She is surely not your average old fart ignorant politician , and i think she's there to so something unlike others. From Romania a total retarded was elected for the EU parliament a famous monkey-ass media football star-boy. I'd rather the determined issue aware emo girl ...
     
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    Okay, okay, time to contribute something useful to this thread:

    PENIS.

    That is all.
     
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    A Bone head lol :D
     

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