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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jan 4th, 2008, 8:27 am Thread Starter
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Thumbs down Seems like the terrorist are winning

I don't know how many of you follow the Dakar Rally, but it's ben cancelled this year.

http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/040120...-security.html

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The bastidges. My heartfelt wishes to those that spent all the money and prep time to get ready, just to have the event cancelled minutes before it starts. Just isn't right.

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Wow! Talk about caving in. Yup, winning indeed. Seems like the longer we go on the more we just bend over and grab the ankles.

I still say a couple of well placed nukes, maybe Mecca at the height of that pilgrimage, would do wonders.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Jan 4th, 2008, 10:07 am
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thanks for sharing...

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It's not "we", it was more a French national decision more than anything else.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Jan 5th, 2008, 7:49 pm
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I'll disagree. Our (the west) sporting event gets cancelled. Their government and people do not get the financial gain it would get had the event been ran and their nation slips further away from the modern world.

We (the west) will find another place to race our bikes and cars.

I could diatribe about alternative energy, and liberal views of other ways to change the present dynamic with the middle eastern stateless actors..... but I'll spare you.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Jan 11th, 2008, 5:03 pm
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The fact that this event was cancelled at the last minute shows yet again the French are pussies.

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