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Posted: 3/28/2006 7:15:13 AM EDT
People throwing things at police...tremendous disorder.

Just fyi....

HH
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:16:24 AM EDT
Agressive French
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:17:24 AM EDT
Burn, baby burn.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:17:43 AM EDT
Again...? Geez.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:20:11 AM EDT
Is this new rioting or just a continuation of the old riots?
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:23:27 AM EDT
It's a new one that's worse than before.

HH
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:24:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/28/2006 7:30:16 AM EDT by gus]
Protesting over a law to allow firing workers without cause, or something like that. I can't imagine a socialist paradise like France having labor issues...
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:26:27 AM EDT

Originally Posted By gus:
Protesting over a law to allow firing workers without case, or something like that. I can't imagine a socialist paradise like France having labor issues...



Yup last week they were mad at new laws which might not guarantee them a job and they just 'didn't know what to do' (according to one interviewed). The socialist paradise will implode through lack of quality labor and complete laziness and dependence on government cheese.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:29:22 AM EDT
"Getting violent"? Has anyone ever seen a NON-violent riot?
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:30:43 AM EDT
Sacra bleu! this can not be happening in the highly civilized peace loving France.

Anyone still think that the EU will work with the French mindset?

Rich V
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:32:30 AM EDT
I guess this is not the right time to go France for a vacation, everyone is rioting/protesting.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:33:37 AM EDT


Riot season, a sure sign of spring. Korea and Japan should be open soon.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:37:50 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/28/2006 7:40:28 AM EDT by John_Wayne777]

Originally Posted By gus:
Protesting over a law to allow firing workers without cause, or something like that. I can't imagine a socialist paradise like France having labor issues...



In the United States private workers (those who do not work for gooberment) are "at will" employees, meaning they can be fired for any reason that does not violate discrimination laws. Government employees are "for cause" employees, meaning you have to have a legitimate reason to fire them. (Budget cutbacks, reorganization of the agency, misconduct, violations of policy, etc are legitimate causes for dismissal...)

In the private sector, if a person isn't working out as a part of a team, you can fire them. You cannot do the same in the public sector, at least not outright.

In France, however, almost ALL PRIVATE EMPLOYEES ARE FOR CAUSE EMPLOYEES. Which makes it damn hard to operate a buisness.

That is the cause of the riots. The French don't want to be subject to market forces.

I am not sure exactly how the French labor laws are, but if you combine a for cause system with collective bargaining, it can be damn near impossible to ever fire anyone.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:39:19 AM EDT
Yhea,but a great time to visit Mechico,,they're all up here in the States rioting,,Co, Ca, Ut, NM , Tex, Arzona ect ect
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:39:52 AM EDT
When I first looked at the screen, I thought it was the immigrant protests in LA.

How long before LA looks like Paris?
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:42:36 AM EDT
This one is not going away. The French system is so protectionist for the workers that companies essentially cannot fire anyone. Therefore, they don't hire any new employees. For the younger set, it is simply becomming possible to get a job. Being the French, I suspect that their solution will involve mass killings, civil war, and eventual invasion by the Germans.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:43:13 AM EDT

Paris Riots Are Getting Violent



...and in other news, water is wet.

At least it ain't just Mooslims this time.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:48:36 AM EDT
The french love internal fighting. No matter who wins, french get to retreat.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:52:42 AM EDT
Inshallah!
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:53:52 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/28/2006 7:55:02 AM EDT by osprey21]


oops.... wrong troublemakers.

Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:57:45 AM EDT
Storm the Bastille!
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:58:28 AM EDT
What a bunch of pussies! Nation wide unions are having walkoffs because of this, airlines, buses just to name a few i heard on the news.

"A nation-wide strike because they wouldnt have a garaunteed job by the age of 26"


pussies
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 7:59:11 AM EDT
Beat those young punks down!
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:01:05 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Johninaustin:
"Getting violent"? Has anyone ever seen a NON-violent riot?



Well there was 'Quiet Riot'.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:02:15 AM EDT
Since when are riots peaceable?
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:07:06 AM EDT

Originally Posted By osprey21:

oops.... wrong troublemakers.




I saw some footage from the rally on the tv, the RoP'ers seemed to be present.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:07:59 AM EDT
Violent....like using soap?
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:08:58 AM EDT

Originally Posted By John_Wayne777:
In France, however, almost ALL PRIVATE EMPLOYEES ARE FOR CAUSE EMPLOYEES. Which makes it damn hard to operate a buisness.




Yep, and hence why France's economy blows.

There's no freaking way you could get me to put money into a French company.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:09:45 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/28/2006 8:10:36 AM EDT by Gloftoe]
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:11:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Gloftoe:
They funny part is watching the French Police BACKING AWAY (with their riot shields protecting them) from the protestors.

"We must run away, Jacque!"
"I agree, Stefan! I am le scared!"




I don't think it is so much a matter of fear of the protestors as it is a matter of what happens if they DO bust some skulls and put down the riot.

What then?

Be assured that if there is any backlash, the politicos would offer them up as sacrifices.

Knowing that their government couldn't stand up to a bunch of rioting foreign terrorists, should they expect that their government will back them up when they start cracking the heads of French citizens?

Doubtful.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:12:00 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/28/2006 8:31:40 AM EDT by callgood]

Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
Burn, baby burn.



Brûlure, bébé, brûlure

Call these guys home- problem solved

Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:15:16 AM EDT
WTF is wrong with these people? They're sitting in the street slapping the ground

They dont even know how to riot! The only weapons are a bottle and a lacrosse stick


Ok, i just heard this "The french think they deserve 4-6 weeks of vacation a year, dont like employers looking over their shoulder, they're a very special people"

I think their motto should be "Thay took err jobs!"
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:18:19 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Gloftoe:
They funny part is watching the French Police BACKING AWAY (with their riot shields protecting them) from the protestors (who are throwing bottles/rocks/etc. at the cops)

"We must run away, Jacque!"
"I agree, Stefan! I am le scared!"




Deploy le white flags and lanch le eau de surrender gas!
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:22:14 AM EDT

Originally Posted By John_Wayne777:
I don't think it is so much a matter of fear of the protestors as it is a matter of what happens if they DO bust some skulls and put down the riot.

What then?

Be assured that if there is any backlash, the politicos would offer them up as sacrifices.

Knowing that their government couldn't stand up to a bunch of rioting foreign terrorists, should they expect that their government will back them up when they start cracking the heads of French citizens?

Doubtful.



<...Nods pensively.>
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:24:06 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 8:36:27 AM EDT
Just send in some Germans.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 9:23:15 AM EDT
Haha Frenchies got hosed down.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 9:27:51 AM EDT

Originally Posted By John_Wayne777:

Originally Posted By Gloftoe:
They funny part is watching the French Police BACKING AWAY (with their riot shields protecting them) from the protestors.

"We must run away, Jacque!"
"I agree, Stefan! I am le scared!"




I don't think it is so much a matter of fear of the protestors as it is a matter of what happens if they DO bust some skulls and put down the riot.

What then?

Be assured that if there is any backlash, the politicos would offer them up as sacrifices.

Knowing that their government couldn't stand up to a bunch of rioting foreign terrorists, should they expect that their government will back them up when they start cracking the heads of French citizens?

Doubtful.



I agree.

They were probably told NOT to respond back with force
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 9:34:49 AM EDT

Originally Posted By 1BMF:
WTF is wrong with these people? They're sitting in the street slapping the ground

They dont even know how to riot! The only weapons are a bottle and a lacrosse stick


Ok, i just heard this "The french think they deserve 4-6 weeks of vacation a year, dont like employers looking over their shoulder, they're a very special people"

I think their motto should be "Thay took err jobs!"




Dey tuk ar jobs!
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