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Old 11-04-2008, 11:51 PM
 
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France is the most experienced at losing wars. They are also great at relying on others to bail them out. Oh yes They are also about the most rude arrogant people in europe. Yes I care very little what France thinks. I have been there enough times to know that no one could pay me to go back.

Don't talk about losing wars, American.
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Old 11-05-2008, 12:01 AM
 
Location: Avondale, Chicago
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Even if we invaded Normandy for France's sake, which we didn't, it could be considered payback for the French bankrolling of the American Revolution which practically bankrupted their country.
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Old 11-05-2008, 12:12 AM
 
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Last ones (again, apologies for any bad translation):

Cette Amérique-là, c'est celle qu'on aime. Celle qui rayonne dans le monde, non pas par les armes, mais par son ouverture, son melting-pot, son tout est possible, celle qui fait rêver! Sans nier les difficultés diverses qui attendent le nouveau président, mais aujourd'hui est un très grand jour pour ce grand pays, un jour d'espoir. Good morning America!!!

This American, this is the one we love. The one that shines on the world, not by its military might, but by its openness, its melting-pot, its all-is-possible, the one who makes us dream! Without denying the diverse difficulties awaiting the new President, but today is a very great day for this great country, a day of hope. Good morning America!!!

A nouveau l'Amérique qu'on aime ! Bienvenue à l'intelligence, bienvenue à la fraternité. Une nouvelle ère s'ouvre pour le monde entier.

Again, the America we love! Welcome to intelligence, welcome to brotherhood. A new era opens for the entire world.

Français profondément américanophile, j'ai suivi les élections depuis Paris dans un bar US et je n'ai pas de mots pour décrire ma joie, mon espoir, mon amour et tant de si beaux sentimenst pour les USA, le peuple américain et tous ceux qui ont contribué à la victoire d'Obama ! Ce jour est historique et la tache de l'esclavage trouve enfin sa juste réponse. Merci pour tout ce rêve qu'ont porté King, Parks at tant d'autres et que Barack nous offre en concret ! Vive l'amérique !

As a Frenchman who is an Americanophile, I have followed the election from Paris, in an American bar, and I have no words to describe my joy, my hope, my love and my many beautiful feelings for the USA, the American people and all who have contributed to the victory of Obama! This is an historic day, and the stain of slavery finally finds its just response. Thank you for MLK's dream, and Rosa Parks' and so many others', and that Barack offers us in reality! Long live America!

Le 4 novembre 2008, le monde libre s'est réveillé avec Barack Obama Président des Etats Unis.La Grande Amérique est de retour. Bonne chance Monsieur le Président!

November 4, 2008, the free world has awoken with Barack Obama as the President of the United States. America the Great has returned. Good luck Mr. President!

l 'amérique reprend toute sa place de leader de l humanité .j 'ai toujours cru en la formidable ressource que les américains apportent à l humanité .Black is black il y a tant d 'espoir ..

America resituates itself as the leader of humanity. I have always believed in the amazing source of strength that the Americans give to humanity. Black is black, there is such hope. . . .

Le monde a changé aux Etats unis, le 04 novembre 2008 restera à jamais marqué dans l'histoire de l'humanité. Hommage à Martin Luther KING et à tous ceux qui ont lutté pour la cause des Noirs dans le monde!!

The world has changed in the U.S., November 4, 2008 will be forever seared in history. Homage to MLK and to all those who have fought for the cause of Blacks in the world!!

On assiste au lever du soleil d'une nouvelle époque non seulement pour l'Amérique mais aussi pour le monde entier. On ne l'aurait pas cru il y a six mois, mais l'incroyable est devenu une éblouissante réalité d'espoir et de progrès pour nous tous! Vive l'Amérique! Vive la France!

We rise with the sun to a new epoch not only for America but also for the entire world. We would not have believed it six months ago, but the incredible has become a sparkling reality of hope and progress for all of us. Long live America! Long live France!
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Old 11-05-2008, 12:45 AM
 
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A funny one:

Le pire (Bush) puis le meilleur (Obama). Les USA ne nagent pas dans l'eau tiéde, eux ...

The worst (Bush) then the best (Obama). The Americans don't swim in tepid water, those guys. . . .

Good night, all!

WE DID IT!!!!!! (((CDF Buddies)))
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:12 AM
 
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And we really care what the um....er..."french" think?
And we care what you think, why?

Obviously you don't know anything about the French culture.
I get it, you like freedom fries and freedom toast.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:17 AM
 
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France is the most experienced at losing wars. They are also great at relying on others to bail them out. Oh yes They are also about the most rude arrogant people in europe. Yes I care very little what France thinks. I have been there enough times to know that no one could pay me to go back.
Why do you want to base our country on wars?
Wars suck, all of them.
They're fought by the poor and underclasses for the rich.
We've lost the last several we've been in - well, there was Granada.

I don't see you enlisting since war is so very noble to you.

Back to the filter with you, tinman.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:20 AM
 
Location: Texas
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It's gonna be awesome to not be despised by most of the free world.
Oh, please! The French despise EVERYONE, especially Americans! They don't seem to need a reason. Have you ever been there??? I'm sure most of them are saying Steve-TN's sentiments privately.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:29 AM
 
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Default Oh No!

I'm a GOP'er who is almost at peace w/ a BHO presidency. But if the French are high-fiving I may have to rethink this......
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:33 AM
 
Location: CA
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From their main newspaper, "Le Monde"
(Pardon my rough translation):

Extraordinaire !! Je le savais mais c'est fabuleux.

(Extraordinary!! I knew it would happen, but it's fabulous.)

Ma journée va être ensoleillée, comme l'Afrique. Je ressens un grand bonheur et nourris beaucoup d'espoir pour l'humanité.

(My day will be filled with sunshine, as is Africa's. I feel enormously happy and sustained by much hope for humanity.)

C'est un résultat qui va marquer l'histoire de l'humanité. Déjà, les foules se hâtent vers ce qui leur semble être la réalisation d'un rêve impossible. les grands événements laissent sans voix. Les enfants liront plus tard qu'à 5 heures (et bien d'autres heures dans le monde), il y a eu un séisme de magnitude intemporelle. La victoire dépasse de loin celle d'une élection, c'est l'entrée dans une ère nouvelle, appelons-là l'Obamicène. Rien ne va changer en apparence, c'est la victoire de l'espoir.

(This is an historic event for all humanity. Already, the masses are moving towards what seems to them to be the realization of an impossible dream. . . . This is a seismic shift of timeless magnitude. This victory goes far beyond that of a simple election, it's the beginning of a era--The Obamicene. Nothing will change in appearance, because it's the victory of hope.)
How do you say, "up yours, French hippies!" in Frreeeennch? Aren't these the same people who strike if they have a bad hair day, work 36 hour weeks, and have... 54 national holidays (I'm exaggerating, it might be 45)? Those hippies would prefer anyone that promote socialist agendas. Vive la France!!! btw, I actually like the French.
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Old 11-05-2008, 03:30 AM
 
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Wars suck, all of them.
They're fought by the poor and underclasses for the rich.
Oh really??? so what do you call our civil war?
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