Sunday, November 18th 2012 - 23:54 UTC

No dispute over Falklands issues

Two Members of Westminster Parliament have been visiting the Islands during this period of remembrance as guests of the Falkland Islands Government.

Mr Mark Lancaster MP and Mr Kevan Jones MP

Mr Mark Lancaster MP, who is a Government Whip and Mr Kevan Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Defence, left the Islands on Tuesday on the same flight as HRH the Duke of Kent, after a similarly full programme of visits and official engagements.

Speaking to Penguin News during the week both visitors wished to thank their hosts and the people of the Islands for the warmth of their reception - according to Mr Lancaster something not always given to politicians in Britain.

They were adamant that there was absolute cross-party agreement in the British Parliament over the right of Falkland Islanders to self-determination and the need to maintain the current level of military deterrent against any possible aggression.

Being himself a serving officer in the Territorial Army, who has served in Kosovo and Bosnia as part of the UN peace-keeping force and more recently in Afghanistan, Mr Lancaster was keen to reassure Islanders that recent announcements from the British Government that reservists would be part of the Falklands garrison did not imply any reduction in military capability. Not only was the Territorial Army now a highly
professional and well-trained force, but also its members had already been routinely serving in the Falkland Islands for some years.

Mr Kevan Jones, who first visited the Falklands in 2002, said that he was impressed by the progress that had been made in the Islands since then and delighted to find the same spirit of purpose and optimism evident.

For the MP for North Durham the opportunity to meet with veterans had been one of the highlights of the visit. In his former capacity as Minister for Veterans, Mr Jones had signed what he believed was the first cheque which went towards the founding of Liberty Lodge in Stanley. (PN)

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1 Marcos Alejandro (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 12:47 am Report abuse
“Mr Lancaster was keen to reassure Islanders that recent announcements from the British Government that reservists would be part of the Falklands garrison did not imply any reduction in military capability”

What a bunch of insecure scary cats these Brits in Malvinas are, they need to be resssured by papa Camoron all the time.
2 RobWilliams (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 12:54 am Report abuse

Well, being invaded and experiencing extended hostile intent from a neighbour could be the cause.

Not that the Islanders are particularly insecure at the minute, the Argentinian armed services couldn't fight their way out of a paper bag.
3 Islander1 (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 01:05 am Report abuse
Marcos- you believe newspapers too much!! This was all media hype - nobody here is one bit bothered by more TA,s rotating through the Falklands as the resident Infantry Company - we are well used to them over several years - and very proffesional they are.
Anyway once the withdrawl from Afghanistan is complete we are likley to have considerably more infantry numbers rotating through the Islands on training - as they have excellent combined service training facilities here.
Yes agree with No 2 - the only difference we ahev in the Islands between Argemntina of 1982 ans Argentina of 2012 is that in today,s war there is no lead in the sky - but Argentina is very definatley still engaged in WAR against 3000 people though!
4 Marcos Alejandro (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 02:35 am Report abuse
2 RobWilliams “the Argentinian armed services couldn't fight their way out of a paper bag.”
I totally agree with you on that Rob, but if that is the case what is the excuse to send from far away London nuclear subs, warships and thousands of troops all the time?
Kelper insecurity, British imperialism mentality or both?

3 Islander1 “Marcos- you believe newspapers too much!! This was all media hype”

Islander, Are you accusing MercoP(enguin)News to do that?
You need to talk with the Deputy Editor John Fowler then.
5 KFC de Pollo (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 02:56 am Report abuse
@4 its a good place to train as there aren't many people there.
6 Marcos Alejandro (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 03:06 am Report abuse
5 KFC de Pollo“ its a good place to train as there aren't many people there”
Do you have to go all the way to far away Kentucky, US to enjoy your KFC chicken?
I am sure is cheap to send thousands of troops and equipment 14000 km away to train.
7 ProRG_American (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 05:53 am Report abuse
“No dispute over Falklands issues”

WRONG! Yes there is, with Argentina.
8 DanyBerger (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 05:55 am Report abuse
They are insecure because they know that will be the laughing stock in the whole world if Argentina invades the islands again.

Also they are insecure because their army is really in bad shape, exhausted and with not desire to engage in a really bloody war where they will lose more men than in Iraq and Afghanistan all together.

Also they need these things called carries to perform any kind of strike back and have air cover.

I really will be really concerns and insecure in their actual weak position.
9 Troy Tempest (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 06:22 am Report abuse

Evening boys!

Shift just start??

Travelling in a pair now, or you a Murky-think -- Tipsy-think multi-poster ? :-D
10 Lord Ton (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:05 am Report abuse
#7 What dispute ??

There is no dispute.

Nothing left to argue about.

Didn't you hear ?? The Brits won :-)
11 toooldtodieyoung (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:19 am Report abuse
4 Marcos Alejandro

“Kelper insecurity, British imperialism mentality or both?”

It seems to me that the ONLY people making a song and dance out of what is a now a routine deployment is the Argentine Trolls on this forum.

Given that friend RobWilliams @ 2 pointed out that “the Argentinian armed services couldn't fight their way out of a paper bag” I would ask, IS this “Kelper” insecurity??? sounds more like Argentinian insecurity. to me!

6 Marcos Alejandro

How far away are the Falklands Islands from the UK? 14,000km? what's that in old money? I thought it was 8,000 Miles.......

Given that the British army has training area's in Kenya and Canada the Falklands is another training area............

7 ProRG_American

WRONG! Yes there is, with Argentina.

WRONG!!!! they are ours, they have always been ours. They are not yours. Get over it and move on.... There, dispute over.
12 Troy Tempest (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:20 am Report abuse

CFK meanwhile, is LOSING :-(
13 Xect (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:27 am Report abuse
Haha @ 8 Marcus.

So lets get this right the British who are in the top 3 militarizes of the world in terms of sophistication, budget and are very battle hardened are suddenly worried about Argentina's non-existent military! LOL

We are so insecure haha! Meanwhile back on planet earth its called being prepared! And as for the weak position, you've not explained how that works because back on planet earth those islands are far better protected than they've ever been which to anyone who is sane would view it as a strong position.

Sometimes you couldn't make it up!
14 Boovis (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:41 am Report abuse
@1: As Argentina has stated that the only thing stopping them from getting the islands is the British military presence, yes, there is reason to be cautious and nervous.
15 Santa Fe (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:57 am Report abuse
8 - Your living in a dream world

ps. Out tommahawk cruise missles can hit anywhere on the RG mainland....blat blat did you see the footage of one flying into a ventilation shaft , pretty good kit

Better hurry up and invade before our 2 new supercarriers come on line!!! Mind you must get your mighty sailing frigate realeased first and your broken corvette that germans are refusing to fix unless RGs stump up some dollar. Why dont you build your own warships??? half are German and the rest from the UK. Remember your carrier that ran away that was British, I am sure if you tried you could actually make a warship. I await a reply with a picture of HMS Astute grounded on a sand bank, I will reply with pictures of your rusting hulks and non existant submarine fleet.

Good luck with the invasion jajajajaja remember pay all your bills first or the FI will impound your mighty navy.
16 reality check (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 08:01 am Report abuse
“They are insecure because they know that will be the laughing stock in the whole world if Argentina invades the islands again.”

That must be DB's expert opinion.

An expert witness, professional witness or judicial expert is a witness, who by virtue of education, training, skill, or experience, is believed to have expertise and specialised knowledge in a particular subject beyond that of the average person..

Particularly like the bit about “knowledge in a particular subject beyond that of an average person.”

That would be the bit about invading and and being the laughing stock the world then!!!!

Like I said, an expert!!!!!
17 Pirate Love (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 08:47 am Report abuse
@1 Insecure? laughable, who is it that is crying to anybody that is stupid enough to listen with argentine lies of militarisation by the british in the south atlantic, now if that isnt coke fuelled insecurity and paranoia, what is?
and as for reassurance, im sure Argentina has been reassured that any hostile acts will and have been repelled by the FI govt and its ally UK :)))

SELF-DETERMINATION, All day every day!
18 RobWilliams (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 08:51 am Report abuse

Because last time some nutter was in power in Argentina during a shitty economy and the UK Govt weren't “insecure”, around 900 people lost their lives, the majority Argentine. You may want that to happen again but the rest of us don't, we've no wish to hold an Argentinian turkey shoot over it.

Seeming as Puricelli has flat out said that the Falklands Garrison is the only reason they're not under Argentine rule that's just proof why it's neccesary.

Surely denying your government the ability to think they could get away with invading the Falklands (in itself a laughable possibility) and preventing the senseless loss of Argentinian lives can only be a good thing.
19 reality check (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 08:57 am Report abuse
Whoops got my experts mixed up. post That should be MA not DB's.
20 Pirate Love (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 09:01 am Report abuse
@8 no doubt the argentine govt are as deluded as you are, if your chances are so great and the UK are so weak then why havent you already invaded, dimwit.
The fact is you know you have lost the battle, and trolls are finally realizing that words of no substance are all they have ever had, so please knock yourself out.
The war is won, and you lost yet again!

SELF DETERMINATION, Tastes real good!
21 HansNiesund (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 09:29 am Report abuse

It's because we've seen repeatedly since the early 19th century the episodes of piracy, murder, rape, squatting, and invasion that happen if you drop your guard for a second in that neighborhood.
22 Anbar (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 10:32 am Report abuse
“”“Evening boys! Shift just start??”“”

lol Pwned :-)


“They are insecure because they know that will be the laughing stock in the whole world if Argentina invades the islands again”

Well its the only option open to Argentina now that Ban ki-moon has been doing his fat lady routine.

Aint likely to be as successful as the last time though, even if they begged Brazil to do it for them....and we all know how it ultimately ended last time.

Personally I hope the deterrent remains strong enough to prevent some Idiot Argentine Government to try again, they wasted enough lives last time on a lie, and it would be the same now, or XXX years in the future: a big fat lie to distract the voters.
23 Clyde15 (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 10:42 am Report abuse
I am rather confused here “if Argentina invades the islands again.”
So, that is on YOUR agenda. If I were an Islander, I would be scared of rhetoric like this and be glad of the British military presence .
Britain will be the laughing stock of the whole world - sorry, but Argentina holds the number one position here and will do so for as long as your present policies continue.
What bloody war do you envisage? Against China. If so I would agree with you.
As the UK have no intention of any military campaign on the S. American mainland where is this “war” going to take place.
As for our troops being exhausted and demoralised we would not need to send them to the Falklands. A couple of Boy Scout troops from Glasgow could take care of any Argies - ask your pal BK if you doubt this !
As your grasp of military matters is non existent I will explain things simply.
There is a big long concrete “road” in the Falklands where large aluminium flying machines can land and take off.
They can also be used to mount air strikes against bad men who wish to steal and enslave population. No need for big ship in this case.
“I really will be really concerns and insecure in their actual weak position.”
That is very comforting having you express your concern for the Falkland Islanders but there is really no need to do so. I am sure that they feel perfectly secure with their status quo.
24 DanyBerger (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 11:27 am Report abuse
Well boys no need to be rude or upset...

I have to admit that I wrongly mistaken the sentence when I wrote “that you will be the laughing stock in the whole world if Argentina invades the islands again”

Sorry, apologies, etc.

The correct sentence would be...

“The world will keep laughing of you” because you already are the laughing stock leading by CaMoron and coffer clowns.


Very funny when was that? In the 19th century?

Can you tell me what do you drink please?

@ Clyde15

According with English source Scots are not good soldiers at all and they always get they @ss burned even before they give any fight and go back home depressed.

So I guess you will need some one tougher to fight the Argies next time may be an English Broker from Barclays Bank or HSBC someone told me that they are really bastards.
25 Furry-Fat-Feck (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am Report abuse
24 DanyBerger (#)
Nov 19th, 2012 - 11:27 am

No Dan. An old Highlander with a zimmer frame and his wife providing fire support would be enough. And before you quote these English 'sources' you might want to provide a link so that anybody can verify them.
26 Raven (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 12:22 pm Report abuse
@ Dany

#8 ''Also they need these things called carries to perform any kind of strike back and have air cover.''

With Mount Pleasant Airbase, there is no need for an Aircraft Carrier. The Airbus tanker can go direct from the UK to the Falklands with some Typhoons in tow. That would quickly reinforce air cover within a day.
By the way, why did the Argentine government protest at Typhoons replacing Tornados at MPA? Is it because it is a superior aircraft than the Argentine air force can field?

#24 ''According with English source Scots are not good soldiers at all and they always get they @ss burned''

Really? Keep drinking the kool aid Dany.

You and Marcos seem to think Cameron is a laughing stock. Whilst he isn't the best leader the UK has had, he cannot in no way take the comedy crown away from Christina. She is top of the league in comedy.
27 Zethee (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 12:26 pm Report abuse
“They are insecure because they know that will be the laughing stock in the whole world if Argentina invades the islands again.”

Wrong. If Argentina attacked again it would be the laughing stock of the world, like it was last time.

“Also they are insecure because their army is really in bad shape, exhausted and with not desire to engage in a really bloody war where they will lose more men than in Iraq and Afghanistan all together.”

Wrong again.

“Also they need these things called carries to perform any kind of strike back and have air cover.”

Again, wrong. Argentina has no means of TAKING the islands so no carrier is needed. Also WRONG again about air cover. The islands have typhoons which far, far, far superior at air cover than harriers were.

“I really will be really concerns and insecure in their actual weak position.”

Compared to what Argentina has, those islands are fort Knox.
28 War Monkey (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 12:44 pm Report abuse
“By the way, why did the Argentine government protest at Typhoons replacing Tornados at MPA? Is it because it is a superior aircraft than the Argentine air force can field?”

Not being funny but as flawed as it was the Tornado F3 was superior to anything that the FAA could throw at it. It was only replaced because it was being phased out of service altogether because we regard them as obsolete now. Could you imagine the cost of maintaining just four Tornadoes when the standard combat type was a Typhoon? Just to say to the Argentine government, : “look, we are not militarising anything and to prove it we are keeping some obsolete old Tonkers just to patrol Falklanda airspace?”

Yeah right. Like that was ever going to happen.
29 Raven (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 01:05 pm Report abuse
@ 28

You seem to have missed my query.

I know the Tornado was a fine aircraft. It served with distinction for quite a long time and with it's avionic upgrades, was still an advanced multi role aircraft.

I just wondered why the Argentines threw a hissy fit about the Typhoon being based at MPA as a replacement for the Tornado.
30 Pete Bog (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 02:11 pm Report abuse
“I really will be really concerns and insecure in their actual weak position.”

OK Danny get on the phone to your boss Maximo, he can ring mummy CFK who will tell Putridjelly to invade.

Then we'll see what happens in the absence of a British Aircraft carrier when the pride of the Argentinian 'scrapyard challenge' sets sail and The Argentine Air Force museum takes to the air.

I predict that (though you are welcome to disagree):

1/- the majority of attacking Argentine aircraft will be blown out of the sky.
2/-Most invading Argentine ships will become seabed wildlife reserves.
3/-Argentina will lose at least two airfields.
4/-Any ships spared by the Royal Navy will be allowed to dock in the Falklands and Paul Singer will be invited down to take possession of them.

Could you please wait till the deep water port is built to invade so that more captured Argentine warships can be accommodated prior to their annexation by NML? I am sure that the Falkland courts will be more than pleased to ensure that more of Argentina's debts are paid off.
31 British_Kirchnerist (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 02:33 pm Report abuse
So New Labour and the Tories are tweedle dum and tweedle dee, no surprise there!
32 Conqueror (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 03:05 pm Report abuse
@1 It's only fair to reassure the Islanders. Fortunately, any British Territorial Army unit is quite capable of seeing off the entire argie army! The TA provides units to Afghanistan, so they are combat-ready as well!
@4 Don't need an “excuse”. We can do whatever we want in British territory.
@7 Alright. The phrase is actually relevant to the different political parties in the British Parliament. But just to satisfy you: “No dispute over Falklands issues with anybody important”. There, satisfied?
@8 Believe that if you want. Britain has 9,500 personnel in Afghanistan. The current strength of the British Army is 260,300. And, no, we don't need “carries”. More Typhoons can be flown down to our Islands. And some Tornados. And more troops if necessary. If we are so “weak”, why don't you send over some targets? Incidentally, we have some “big” ships with flat tops. Ideal for flying off Apache gunships. Remember how we did that in Libya? With all that lovely armament capable of blowing a hole in a tank. Or a “warship”. Didn't you lose a “submarine” to one of our little helicopters 30 years ago? The Apache is a trifle more “capable”.
@14 Cautious - yes. Nervous - not a chance.
@24 Whatever. Not getting you very far, is it? Don't worry, sonny. I believe the Royal Marines are still holding a grudge. And the Gurkhas are really upset that you ran so fast. They really like lopping heads off. Incidentally, ever noticed you can never see Typhoons on the ground at MPA? Wonder how many are really there? Is there really an “underground” base? What do we do with the nuclear subs that are “retired”?
@29 Still have 124 Tornados. Ground attack. Guns, missiles, bombs. Nuclear-capable.
@31 Better than the Snivelling Necrophiliac Paupers!
33 Raven (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 03:08 pm Report abuse
@31 British_Kirchnerist

As usual, your post makes no sense whatsoever.

@30 Pete Bog

I laughed at this one. ''when the pride of the Argentinian 'scrapyard challenge' sets sail and The Argentine Air Force museum takes to the air.''

Mind you to be fair, the do have the A4 Fighting Hawk, which is a capable ground attack aircraft and isn't as ancient as the rest of the museum fleet.
34 Troy Tempest (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 03:17 pm Report abuse

Attempt at distraction ??

Both parties seem to have looked at the facts independently, and arrived at the same conclusion.

Ultimately, both parties serve the people and want the best for Britain and the BOT's.
It is inevitable that they will agree on some things.

BUT... That's how responsible governments behave, and get things done.

BK- have you sent your jr troll minions off elsewhere to huff and puff nonsense ?
35 Benson (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 03:28 pm Report abuse
Because any military new is an excuse for them to throw a hissy fit, don't forget they threw one about “miliarization” when prince William came down to fly a searce and rescue helicopter.
36 brits are pavos (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 03:35 pm Report abuse
as you all know the retards islanders don't know what to do next
37 Troy Tempest (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 03:42 pm Report abuse

Ok, a sure sign that this thread has run its course and should be closed.

Editor, please shut this one down.
38 brits are pavos (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 04:40 pm Report abuse
yes, Lady Troy Tempest
keep trying
39 Clyde15 (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 05:37 pm Report abuse
Dany, I was offering you boy scouts - no need to send troops.

Scots Guards- Mt.Tumbledown, remember. Your supposed toughest marines gave up and did a runner to Stanley.

As usual, your mind is desperately wandering and trying to fabricate something and passing it as the “”truth”.
I don't know if the Argentinians have a word for this or can understand the concept. It seems to be a case of say something you have made up, repeat it ad nauseum

Keep on taking the tablets.
40 Anbar (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 06:00 pm Report abuse
“”yes, Lady Troy Tempest
keep trying“”“

Guzz has discovered VPN-ing. /em rolls eyes.


”“”@31 British_Kirchnerist“”“”

/random platitude


“”“The correct sentence would be...

“The world will keep laughing of you” because you already are the laughing stock”“”

is that because their national navy's flagship is being held for unpaid debts in a third-world country?

oh, hang on...

41 Xect (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 06:17 pm Report abuse
Dany's fun isn't he with his bizarre fantasies about Argentina's military strength.

I often wonder if he is on medication with some of his posts as they bare no semblance to reality.

In a military vs military scenario, its won before its even started.
42 Idlehands (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 06:20 pm Report abuse
A great video for anyone with a spare 90 minutes. All made from raw footage at the time and captures the atmosphere

Shocking how young some of them look
43 Pugol-H (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:07 pm Report abuse
@ Marcos Alejandro

@ 7 ProRG_American
There is “no dispute over the falklands issue”, as far as the British are concerned.

Argies may not agree but that is their problem not ours, and a problem entirely of their own making.

And a problem that would go away in a few years if they stopped brain washing the children from primary school onwards.

@8 DanyBerger
LMFAO the best yet from you, particularly liked the military uses of “carries”, in modern warfare.

@30 Pete Bog
44 briton (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 07:34 pm Report abuse
We see the argie supervisors are doing their job, of pushing the lies and bluff at the brits,

But leg pulling won’t help you,
But then again being desperate, and losing that poor little ship, you have to say and do something to try and distract us, or change the subject.

They say if you throw a piglet over the cliff it may die,
Or in the case of argie piglets, they can fly, [cant they ?]
45 Conqueror (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 09:23 pm Report abuse
@36 Could always kill argies. Do you think 10 million would be enough to make you pay attention? 20 million? 40 million? No problem. Argies don't qualify as “life”. Argies are disease. What do we do with disease? We kill it! Let's get out there and kill. For the benefit of the planet.
@38 Are you having a problem being a “female” faggot? More batteries!

Why can't we have argies on a day trip to be met by Gurkhas?

Here's an idea. “What's the name of the place you're visiting?” “Malvinas!” “Sorry, wrong answer. You can now choose to lose foot, leg, genitals, arm, hand or head.” The charge for this lifetime souvenir is 5,000 pesos. That's for the choice. If you don't pay, we'll cut off whatever suits us. Leg is favourite. If you don't get back to the port in time, more bits get chopped off.
46 Troy Tempest (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 10:48 pm Report abuse
@8 Dany Burgers

The Brits from Afghanistan are in fine morale,

thanks to a visit from JAMES BOND.

BTW, he's on our side and dislikes CFK !!
47 Raven (#) Nov 19th, 2012 - 11:40 pm Report abuse
@ 35 Benson

Aaah silly me, forgot about that one!

Perhaps the FCO should have a xmas party game going of ''How insignificant does it have to be before CFK stops shrieking 'Militarization!' ''.

I wonder if a pedalo with a man armed with a peashooter would be it? :D
Mind you as the pedalo has a top speed and range significantly better than the ARA Espora currently has...
48 Pete Bog (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am Report abuse
“the retards islanders ”

Your inability to realise that EIGHT FALKAND ISLAND POLITICIANS (ie not 80) have managed to secure varied investment for their oilfields whereas the (100s, more?) huge numbers of elected Argentine politicians have managed to get ZERO investment in the 3rd largest shale oil reserves in the world rather blows your innacurate assumption well out of the water doesn't it?

By simple deductive processes it is the Argentine government that is populated by retards of the highest order. In fact I would go so far as to say that an average British Chav wearing arse dragger trousers and speaking with a total vocabulary of ten words, would be better at running Argentina than its present politicians.
Lets remind you of the sheer incompetence of a government that can't even guarantee its' warships can end up in a foreign port without being annexed.
49 Martin Woodhead (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 11:19 am Report abuse
There isnt a realistc threat from the Argentine goverment.
But the Argentina military or some of its friends trying a stunt and then the goverment trying to placate the mob who have got all excited is possible. However unlikey best any sea kayak microlight hotair ballon or converted trawler etc etc gets picked up and arrested before any argentine flag gets unfurled or utube videos get made.
50 DanyBerger (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 12:39 pm Report abuse
@Troy Tempest

Yeah! sure mate.

BTW do you know that the argies can win easily war against UK by just paying bribes to the MOD and senior officers?

After all if what Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson were doing since long time ago to get classify info from war zones like in Iraq and Afghanistan for The Sun, News of the world, etc.

Someone also told me that a good trafficking route for cocaine given to the Royal Navy will pay off.

What do you think?

Well doesn’t matter you can always can fine a good MP to do the proper job, after all they like to hide they expenses to taxpayer so they cannot be hanged from the Tower Bridge.

MPs allowed to-hide expenses

Is not what we call a Banana Republic state?

Of Sorry not even a Republic to hold that distinct title,
I mean “Banana Kingdom State”
51 LEPRecon (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 04:07 pm Report abuse
@50 - Dany

You're funny! Especially when you think about how much of Argentina's money has 'disappeared' during CFK's reign.

Also, did you know that British Politicians are some of the lowest paid politicians in the world?

They make up using expenses, although they should be fully accountable for what they spend.

As for the 'paying' of bribes to senior military officers, I assume you are referring to the RETIRED senior military officers, which has been discovered and now had a stop put to it, as it was illegal.

You see Dany, that's the difference between the UK and Argentina. If someone is found to be corrupt in Britain they are brought to justice. If someone is found to be corrupt in Argentina, then they're probably in the government. Just where did CFK get the money to build all those hotels in Argentina that ONLY accept US dollars?

Besides, Argentina has NO MONEY. You can't even pay a measly US$20 millions to get your little sailing ship back, or pay the company that makes the engines for your ships to provide spares, let alone have enough to try and bribe someone in Britain who would actually have the power to hand over the Falklands...oh wait a minute, there is NO ONE in Britain who has the power to 'hand over' the Falklands to anyone, only the Falklanders have that right. So you're stuffed there aren't you?

Poor Argentina, going down the tubes AGAIN because you only have CORRUPT politicians who only CARE about themselves and lining their own pockets. Inflation at 25%, Unions on strike, the people doesn't sound like a good receipe to me.

As for the phone tapping, it was illegal, they've been caught, they are now facing justice.

Actual justice, they can't bribe their way out of this.

So Dany, you've produced old stories, and those that have been resolved by the relevant parties being brought to justice.

However, the main point is that support for the Falklands is non-paritsan, and completely unified across the politcal spectrum. :)
52 Briton likes Juntas (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 04:39 pm Report abuse
i like junta,,,,,the best is another invasion of the islands
at the mean time,,,,,
i hide in my house basement
53 usa fiscal cliff (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 05:08 pm Report abuse
i say,,,,,,poor USA,,,,and,,,,,the CIA scandal?,,,,,
salvese quien pueda,,,,,,,,,
54 Clyde15 (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 06:12 pm Report abuse
Yes Sussie, go lie down in a darkened room until your apoplexy dies off.
What screen name will you be using next time ?
Can you write in sentences ?
55 Troy Tempest (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 07:28 pm Report abuse
@50 Dany

“Well doesn’t matter you can always can fine a good MP to do the proper job, after all they like to hide they expenses to taxpayer so they cannot be hanged from the Tower Bridge.”

LOL Dany !!!

What civilised country in the modern world hangs their politicians from bridges???

Oops, I shouldn't speak too soon, CFK might be hanging from a lamppost by morning!

The old ladies of Bueno Aires will line up for blocks to pee on her corpse.

That's what happens to fascists who screw their own people.
Just ask Mussolini.
56 agentscrewed (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 08:09 pm Report abuse
I want another invasion to get rid of the 3,ooo retards.
Briton likes Juntas
57 Kameron de gallina (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 09:10 pm
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58 Pugol-H (#) Nov 20th, 2012 - 09:20 pm Report abuse
@57& 58
All alone and drinking the furniture polish again are we “Sussie no mates”.
59 Pete Bog (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 12:02 am Report abuse
“Just ask Mussolini.”
Who was mates with Juan Peron.
“i like junta,,,,,the best is another invasion of the islands”

Resulting in the deaths of many Argentinians (they haven't a snowflakes chance in hell this time), as the last time the opposition was 80 marines-and they didn't surrender without a fight.

You don't like your countrymen very much do you? wishing them to die in huge numbers.

Would you like to tell us where they are all going to get buried next time?
60 DanyBerger (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 04:54 am Report abuse
@56 Troy Tempest

You are right Mr Tempest, but Britain is not a modern country in anyway.
Looks like a village of the Middle Age, is still a kingdom and until 1982 you liked to kill people by hanging them on bridges.

And with the complicity of your corrupted police then mask those deaths as suicides.

“1982: 'God's banker' found hanged.

Known as God's banker for his links with the Vatican, 62-year-old Roberto Calvi was the chairman of Banco Ambrosiano in Milan and a central figure in a complex web of international fraud and intrigue.”

“On 23 July an inquest jury returned a verdict of suicide. This was overturned in 1983 when a second inquest delivered an open verdict on the death.”

“In October 2002 forensic experts appointed by Italian judges concluded that the banker had been murdered.”

Sorry but is the way it is...
61 Troy Tempest (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 05:55 am Report abuse
@62 Dany

Your link talks of an Italian banker murdered by Italians in London, under Blackfriars Bridge.

Hardly a gruesome state-sanctioned murder.
On the other hand, it is well known that Argentina tortured and murdered at least 30,000 'dissidents' or 'undesirables' under the dictatorship of the 1970's.

“Sorry, but is the way it is...”

Dany, I see no humour in your story.
62 toooldtodieyoung (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 08:02 am Report abuse
61 Srta.Sussie

So you're back again are you?? at your racist best!! you know what you are the lowest of the low.

How dare you use that word, much less use it as an insult. I can see my wish that you would die screaming with sharp things in you has not been answered yet.

Editor, please close the accounts and bar the users at:-

52 Briton likes Juntas
53 usa fiscal cliff
54 Sra.Lopez
57 agentscrewed
58 Kameron de gallina
61 Srta.Sussie

The posts are offensive in the extreme.
63 DanyBerger (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 09:54 am Report abuse
@Troy Tempest

Tell me something please if someone live in Britain since lets say 1970 and gets NIN and also British passport is that person British or still lets say Jamaican?

How does work you multicultural society? Can you explain me please?

Ah! I seem to know now if the guy is executive of a bank, rich and famous sure is British like the Queen.
But if the same guy is poor and got caught stealing an ice cream in Brixton is a bloody Jamaican?

Am I right?

“Frankie the strangler” have live in Britain since middle ’60 and in the ’70 he become British according with Di Carlo son investigation. He was well know among British criminal underworld in London because he was Heroin trafficker and supplies English mafia.

Now what is your explanation for the Scotland Yard investigation?

Are they so incompetents to make the mistake to confuse a murder with a suicide or they are so corrupted to cover up the whole stuff?

Just waiting for you interesting answer...
64 Clyde15 (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 11:02 am Report abuse
I thought that this subject was about “no dispute over Falklands issue” What has the above got to do with the subject?
65 Zethee (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 11:33 am Report abuse
He's obviously sniffing glue.

Or just wasting oxygen.
66 Santa Fe (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 12:25 pm Report abuse
66..67 Its a bad news week for Rg's therefore alot of Troll distraction to be expected. Genreal strike what general strike, everything is OK :) jajajaja
67 briton (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 12:37 pm Report abuse
the gutter gets them all in the end.
68 Raven (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 02:42 pm Report abuse
There is no dispute over the Falklands. Only Malvinistas crying over what they cannot steal.

They cannot prove their claim, or they would have gone to the ICJ.
They cannot steal it, nor try to blockade it, nor anything else that would make any difference.

The Falkland Islands are independent, growing in stature and deserve the best of success.

There has not been a resounding argument why Argentina should have them, or they would have been to the ICJ already.

Malvinistas, keep dreaming. It is all you will ever have. the more enlightened Argentines will worry about their own country, or try to bring a business to the Islands to further prosper themselves and the Falklands community.
69 Pugol-H (#) Nov 21st, 2012 - 08:02 pm Report abuse
@ 61 Srta.Sussie
You seem to be the one showing your personality here, and a thoroughly unpleasant one it is at that. Must be hell to live in there.

Stop drinking the furniture polish and get some help, failing that you could just get lost, you will not be missed I promise you that.
70 British_Kirchnerist (#) Nov 22nd, 2012 - 09:34 am Report abuse
#46 I don't see what Cristina has to do with that article, but she'd make an excellent Bond Girl =)

#70 Terrible (and imho very innacurate!) screen name, you've reached a new low these last few days suzy, why don't you p*ss off and stop embarrasing Argentina and Cristina
71 andy65 (#) Nov 25th, 2012 - 09:02 pm Report abuse
72 ttt_2000 (#) Nov 26th, 2012 - 02:46 am Report abuse
Isolde: screen name: no more
yensere: screen name: no more
Skare: screen name: no more
73 si, si, si (#) Nov 27th, 2012 - 02:59 am Report abuse
remember,,,,,mercopress is nothing more than a Port-A-John,,,,all craps are welcome,,,,
74 capt.poppy cabron (#) Nov 27th, 2012 - 03:50 pm Report abuse
I agree with you comment: mercopress is a shit web site
75 elaineburra (#) Nov 27th, 2012 - 05:27 pm Report abuse
i said the same, mercopress is a shit hole
76 Per Ardua (#) Nov 27th, 2012 - 06:51 pm Report abuse
Another Argie who likes to talk to themself. Interesting to see that Care in the Community works as well in Argentina as it does here.

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