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Posted by Fred 2012-06-01 00:00||
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#1 On a side note, there was a Latvian that could have been "U.N." Chief. What ever became of him?
Posted by newc 2012-06-01 01:15||
#2 Disaster looms as skirmishers near Upperville impede coach travel along the pike.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-01 03:33||
#3 Coulda fooled me. I thought they already smack dab in the middle of a catastrophic civil war.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-06-01 12:29||
#4 No, no - right now it's classed as "Very Inconvenient", and sometimes as "Highly Amusing".
Posted by mojo 2012-06-01 13:11||
#5 We need a "Captain Obvious" icon for every post about this guy.
Diplomacy has gone from working toward a goal to endless exchanges of tedious indirect language and polite chit chat with no results.
If diplomats would ever ACCOMPLISH anything we might have fewer armed conflicts. But as it is, the two sides bristle their mustaches, clinch their teeth and say "I can't take this shit anymore" grab their weapons and start shooting while the diplomats puzzle over a sharply worded memo while eating their crepes and champaign.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2012-06-01 13:46||
#6 If it's "Uncatastrophic Civil War", would that be okay?
"We are not there to play the role of passive observer to unspeakable atrocities."
Posted by tu3031 2012-06-01 20:01||
#7 Re #1:
newc, "of her", not "of him", to be exact.
Mrs. Vaira Vike-Freiberga (74), a former president of Latvia (1999-2007) is retired...
Posted by vendaval 2012-06-01 23:38||