But what does a plastic faced near transexual (IMHO), do when the country she is running is falling apart at the seams, why she looks for a diversion and points to some islands on the map nearby that she thinks should belong to her country. "If I scream and shout and demand these islands and complain and bitch, people will not pay attention to how I am skull-fucking the national exchequer!" Just like in 1982, when times is hard, rattle the sabre. I know there is a whole generation of people in the UK who hate Thatcher and think the Falklands war of '82 was wrong because we sank a ship and killed some people and blah blah blah. But those people are historically ignorant fuckwits and are welcome to comment, I'll just mock them with facts and abuse in equal measure because I have emotions approaching hatred for those kind of people. Weak people who like to whip themselves in a hair shirt to show how awesome and pious they are...In the absence of having a religious cause to follow, because they're secular (like me, but I am scientifically secular and seek no cause), they award themselves their own type of self and personal hatred to follow.......I'll leave it there, but there are whole essays to compile about self hating westerners, and the reasons behind their self imposed misery.
Anyway, I digress as usual. Oh yes...So Argentina then. It's going tits up, and is hence pestering the UK with its bullshit cause again. Give us back some land that is nearby and we think should be ours...And this isn't because there is potentially lots of oil around it. Kirchner wrote a letter to the UN and David Cameron, demanding that the UK talk to her re: sovereignty of the Falklands, and craftily published her letter in the Guardian and the Independent...The former paper is an uber leftie rag that is failing, read by the aforementioned self hating westerner types, the latter hides its left leaning nature behind the cloak of being independent. Being published in those papers gave her a chance of being heard by the flagilists who read them, the rest of us just point and laugh and mention that:
- The Kelpers (Falkland Islands Population) have lived there since before Argentina gained independence from Spain.
- Spain recognises the Falklands as British Territory.
- Argentina is a product of Colonialism, much of it was also stolen from Peru.
- Argentina only exists because the Pope thought he had the right to divvy the globe up.
- The UN dictates that everyone has the right to self-determination.
- The Kelpers choose to be British.
- Argentina invaded in 1982 and took the islands by force.
- The captain of the Belgrano has publicly stated that the UK was well within its rights to sink it.
- Argentina has been pushing its claim again, ever since oil was found.
Using Kirchner's argument, I propose that we claim big chunks of France for the UK, because they expelled us way back in history, and it's only 20 odd miles away at its closest. The Falklands are about 500km (300+ miles) away from Argentina, so since France is only 20 something away from the UK, surely that means we have a HUGE right to claim it then.
Oh and, get a load of this BBC Linky. The Have your Say comments are laughable, and populated by historically ignorant tossbags.
Some quotes, that I have annotated with my insightful and well argued responses...
"The way to defuse this is by making the Falklands as international and multi cultural as possible, so that all sorts of folk from all corners of the world can live and work there.
Digging in & flag waving is precisely wrong thing to do. That is playing the Argentine game. National boundaries are falling away everywhere. Increase Falklands links with Chile & Brazil. Only sensible way to carry on" My response. Oh fuck off.
"It is an island which is 8000 miles from the UK.
Give the Malvinas back, we don't want another war." My response. Oh fuck off.
"$6 Trillion, is the value of the 60 Bn barrels of crude under Falkland Islands.
Let's face it, the UK is going to do everything it can to keep six trillion dollars even if that means sending marmite to the islands every second week.
That will ensure they vote the right way at the election !! My response. Oh fuck off.
You get the point. Come the revolution, those tossbags will be in the soil quick sharp ;-)