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Bloody hell

Just raising my voice to join Nick in his outpouring of shock and outrage at Sarkozy and the community organizer.

They said President Nikolas Sarkozy was focused on the ‘main event’ of hosting U.S. President Barack Obama.

Main Event?

MAIN EVENT!!!!!

HOW DARE THEY.

The main event is the line of ancient and time wearied heroes making a pilgrimage to the site of the carnage. And yes, that includes both Betty and Phil Windsor who in any sane universe would be guests of honour.

in 1939, Prince Philip joined the Royal Navy, graduating the next year from the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, as the top cadet in his course.[12] He was commissioned as a midshipman in January 1940. Philip spent four months on the battleship HMSRamillies, protecting convoys of the Australian Expeditionary Force in the Indian Ocean. After shorter postings totalling two months on HMSKent, HMS Shropshire and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), he was transferred from the Indian Ocean to the battleship HMS Valiant in theMediterranean Fleet. Amongst other engagements, he was involved in the Battle of Crete, was mentioned in despatches for his service during the Battle of Cape Matapan, and was awarded the Greek War Cross of Valour.[12] Duties of lesser glory included stoking the boilers of the troop transport ship RMS Empress of Russia.[13]

Prince Philip was promoted to sub-lieutenant after a series of courses at Portsmouth in which he gained the top grade in four out of five sections.[14] In June 1942, he was appointed to the V&W class destroyer and flotilla leader, HMS Wallace, which was involved in convoy escort tasks on the east coast of Britain, as well as the allied invasion of Sicily.[15] Promotion to lieutenant followed on 16 July 1942. In October of the same year, at just 21 years of age, he became first lieutenant of HMS Wallace and one of the youngest first lieutenants in the Royal Navy. In 1944, he moved on to the new destroyer, HMS Whelp, where he saw service with the British Pacific Fleet in the 27th Destroyer Flotilla.[16][17]He was present in Tokyo Bay when the instrument of Japanese surrender was signed. In January 1946, Philip returned to Britain on the Whelp, and was posted as an instructor at HMS Royal Arthur, the Petty Officers’ School in Corsham, Wiltshire.[18]

Commander Phillip Mountbatten RN? James Bond did no better.

And Barry? Community Organizer with ACORN? – and this sideshow dares to fantasise he is the main fucking event?

Barry, you want to know something? Sometimes, just sometimes, it really isn’t about you.

If Barry wants to go along, then fine, let him, But if he had a shred of either pride or humility he would know he is nothing but the sideshow.

Hubris invokes nemesis, and I can’t wait.

7 Comments

  1. Sarko is probably only interesting in burnishing his own image or indeed, rubbing down Carla. Cannot say I blame him, but it is unbecoming from a head of a great nation like France, that would, ahem, not be so great were it not for the sacrifices of American, Canadian, British, Free French, and many other nations in June, 1944 and thereafter.

    Sarko: what Obnoxio would call a weapon’s-grade cock-end.

  2. JuliaM says:

    “Sarko: what Obnoxio would call a weapon’s-grade cock-end.”

    Indeed. A little man in every sense of the word…

  3. RAB says:

    And dont forget Elizabeth Windsor…

    She was a driver and mechanic in the War.

    She could, if you flagged down her car, probably fix your motor in five minutes.

    And the Community Organiser?

    Well he thinks he can fix General Motors doesn’t he?
    Without ever having had a spanner in his hand, or a coherant economic thought in his head.

  4. JuliaM says:

    Fix them? Oh, yeah.

    He’ll ‘fix’ them, alright…

  5. Sunfish says:

    Why do you think I’ve been calling the Egomaniac in Chief “Barry the Fixer” all this time?

    (Speaking of which, Barry, you wanna unfuck the check-engine light on my Toyota when you’re done with Chrysler? Oh, and fill the tank for me?)

  6. RAB says:

    Ho de ho folks, perhaps people are reading us after all!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1189057/French-D-Day-surrender-Sarkozy-makes-U-turn-says-Queen-IS-welcome-65th-anniversary.html

    These are weezel words though after all.

    What the Queen should do, is to visit the sites where our brave soldiers left from, not where they landed (including the airstrip my father in law got kitted up and jumped in the pitch dark, with a 90 pound kit bag on his back and a couple of guns in his hand, from 500 feet , with people shooting at him, to secure the Pegasus Bridge).
    If these ungrateful bastards want to be ungrateful, let them!

    We know different!
    They would not exist without us.

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