Tag Archives: manifestation

Is #France already at war again ? In #African Sahara again ?

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Some French planes seem to be bombing some rebels in Sahara on behalf of the government of Mali, with the strong moral support of the United Nations, with African, Maghreb and other international partners. Is France art war in Western Africa ?
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A French boat seem to be cruising somewhere close to Somalia and France is said to have lost some soldiers and a hostage there is a rescue operation that failed. Would France be fighting something or someone in non French speaking Eastern Africa ?

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On the other hand, some say, that due to high housings costs in Paris and low availability of free land in the countryside (plus snow at night on French airports), in view of diplomatic issues in Syria and losses in translation in Somalia, the French may have decided to resettle their refugees from Afghanistan in friendly Northern Mali, in the middle of nowhere in the deserts of Africa, where the climate is better in winter, and where there is a lot of hot sand and available housing, now that the terrorists have killed and expelled most regular inhabitants over the last 9 months of “open bar” or so in what could have been Azawad, if not simply Mali, but has tuned into something else. Could a recent French political initiative make technical sense, for a change ?

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But there it cannot be as simple as that … with France, there must be something more (or less) glamorous.

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Something more … French

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But what else ?

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Some Franco-French post-Françafrican Francofolies ? A new “certaine idée de la France en Afrique” ?

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Or just some Franco-French Gauloiseries ? (Some say, the second biggest Malian town, after Bamako, is in Paris suburbs)

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Anyway, the entrepreneurs who have not left the country over the last decades seem afraid. Is France struggling against French creators and businesspeople with a view to attract foreign investors ? Is France at war against French success in France ?

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The few artists and other French sportspeople not yet living in America because of the climate, Switzerland for the better snow, London due to the great weather, china for the better football or Belgium fort the better beer, and not stuck to France for subventions or health care are escaping to Russia or looking for Qatari free zones in Paris, now. Is France at war against French culture and sport ?

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Civilians wear uniforms in the streets of Paris …

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Civilian women wear uniforms in the streets of Paris …

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Women wear weapons in the streets of Paris …

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Even civilian children wear uniforms in front of the cameras of Paris TV’s !

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And old women and grey haired politicians seem so sad in the streets of Paris …

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And some political activists are brutally murdered in Paris downtown.

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Maybe the government’s spokeperson could tell why there were no fireworks in, Paris for New Year if France is at war, what war, where war, why war, and against what or whom ?

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Renaud Favier – January 15th, 2013 – http://bonneannee2013.wordpress.com/

Bonus : the answer and weather forecast my friend, are blowing in the wind …

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Toot Toot Goodbye … November 2012 in France

Few people, even French or French bashing people, will remember November 2012 in France. Not that it was not a good month, for French kids or old folks fascinated by old French politicians or old French activists. But now, Toot Toot Goodbye …

November 27th : What ?

November 26th : Toot !

November 25th : What ?

November 24th : Toot !

November 23rd : Where ?

November 22nd : When ?

November 21st : Toot !

November 20th : Who ?

November 19th : Toot !

November 18th : Who ?

November 17th : Where ? Who ? How ?

Renaud Favier – November, 27th, 2012 – Café du matin à Paris

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Some additional e-reading may be needed about our common world, Europe, Euro-nomics, France, Frenchonomics, the options for future Competitiveness in France in spite of all reports, elections, airports, funerals and funerals of reports, airports or elections …
… about French Politics, French Wine, French Climate, French Changes and other sad issues that may be of interest even if of little importance for the real XXIst century in the world.
Please click on hereafter pictures if you don’t wanna be a potatoe couch watching the weather forecasts on Fox TV and let others enjoy sun, success, beach, love, Champagne, French learning bashing whilst you seat back in your chair reading the Sun, the Guardian or even worse and more biased against civilisation, the Financial Times or the Economist.

            

Downloading some relevant pdf for printing is another option for readers with a taste for “real” paper books (or just no Kindle, but an iPhone, an iPad or whatever else works to e-read).

               
           
          
           
          

To “Compétitivité” : Please click : http://madeinfrance2012.wordpress.com/

To go to “Voyage en 2012” : Please Click : http://rf2012.wordpress.com/

To “France 2012” : Please click : http://occupyvousdefrance.wordpress.com/

To “English Coffee” : Please click : https://bestcoffeeinparis.wordpress.com/

To go to “Café du matin à Paris” : Please click : http://renaudfavier.com/

To go to “U Are What U Read“: Please click :  http://cestalire.wordpress.com/

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